**** Remember to bring a rock that is special to you on the first day back in April.
We begin Alien in line skating right after the break. If you have a helmet for skating, please label it and bring it to school.
Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge: Give examples of fractions you see in the world over Spring Break.
EX: Today, at gym we continued basketball skills. We played a game called pirates and played hoop basketball with guards.
AB: In Music we played our daily do and played recorders.
SR: Also, we did an Epic clean up for Student led Conferences tonight and tomorrow. We put out scrapbooks and other things.
LO: Since we had a little bit more time before gym, we read Mrs. Brandt's favorite chapter in Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing.
JA: Reminders: Bring back field trip notices for the Glenbow Museum. There is the Book Fair tonight.
JB: At math time, we did Fractions but this time we walked around the school and found fractions. We went back and shared them.
CC: There are many different versions of the pirate game, There is a hockey and basketball one. There is even one with bean bags.
JZ: We did Stella Ella Ola in Music and LO won.
Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge: State the day and time of your Student Led Conference.
JA: Today, we finished up a couple of things and got stuff ready for conferences.
KC: Reminders: There are field trip forms in our backpacks for our trip to the Glenbow museum on April 11. Please bring the forms back by April 3.
JZ: In Gym, we played basketball again. We were shooting for the net.
NE: During math, we did a money problem and us students will share it with you during conferences.
DML: We also had finish up time and some had to finish procedural writing and postcards. We also read from Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing.
JB: At Social Studies, I tried to cheer a friend that wasn't feeling well. I hope she feels better.
Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge: What is the official solar event that occurs on the first day of spring?
SR: Reminders: On Thursday and Friday, there are Student Led Conferences. Please remember to book one if you haven't already.
JA: Today, was the first day of Spring. We tried to finish up everything to share at conferences.
AB: Also, reminders, there is a new link to the blog. Ask your child to show you how to get to it.
DML: In gym, we played Basketball again. We learned how to shoot baskets.
JF: We did a math test today for Fractions. We are almost done and ready to move onto something new.
SA: During LA some of us were working on our good copies for the how to book while others had special jobs.
KC: Remember to bring your books for the Learning Commons before spring break. We go every Wednesday.
JZ: Now we are reading The Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing.
Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge: What big event happened on March 17, 1998?
JA: Today, we did a lot of finish up to get ready for Student Led Conferences.
JZ: In gym, we did laps and and we played with basketballs. We now have stations for the basketball skills.
SA: During Music, we sang a song called Ama Llama. We also played the recorders.
EX: Reminders: There is no school on Friday. There are student led conferences on Thursday night and Friday. Please book your conference on MYCBE if you haven't already.
SR: Also, there is a book fair in the learning commons on March 22 and 23 from Usborne books.
DML: We didn't have time for math in the morning so we had it in the afternoon during Social Studies. We also had Procedural Writing.
Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge: What is the first official day of Spring?
JA: Today, we did our review and it is in our Backpacks. We also finished our Frayer Models and did Scrapbooks.
SR: Reminders: Next week on Wednesday, it is the first Everspring ringers practice and if you are in it, you need to be picked up at 4:00 Next Thursday and Friday are Student Led Conferences. Remember to book on MY CBE. After next Friday is Spring Break.
CC: At Snack and Video we watched a little bit of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the one that came out in 2005.
KG: We glued some work in our scrapbooks.
JZ: In gym, we did laps and played bench ball.
DML:We found out in Math that some of us don't know our coins and we could practice our money at home on Number Rumble. We finished reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Mrs. Brandt's (Mrs. Peers) Comment Challenge: What is the name of any paralympic athlete and what is their sport?
JA: Today we worked on our postcards for our fake travel trip.
JB: At gym, we did basketball skills and a basketball cooperation game.
SR: Reminders: Tonight is the open house at Marshall Springs at 4:30. You can go for a tour. Next week, there are student led conferences on Thursday and Friday and then it is Spring Break.
JF:We did more of our How to book and started on our good copies. Some are still on their rough copies to get them just right.
SA: In math, we went on the ipads and went on a new link called Number Rumble. We can use this for free at home. Parent Council is paying for it for all grade 3s instead of Mathletics.
LO: Remember we already did our assembly so we don't need to worry about getting rushed.
JZ: During Music we played a new game called Stella Ella Ola.
Please see the following note from Ms. Courtney.
If your child is signed up to be a part of the EverSpring Ringers:
Rehearsals for the Spring session are WEDNESDAYS after school March 21, April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, and 23 from 3:15 until 4:00 p.m. That means we begin THIS WEDNESDAY! The handbell performance will be at the Volunteer Tea on May 25th.
Please make sure you have the necessary accommodations you signed on your permission ready to pick up your child next Wednesday and we look forward to learning a lot about ringing handbells with your child!
The handbell team:
Ms. Courtney, Mrs. Maronese, Mrs. Brandt, and Mr. Scheidegger
If you have any questions please contact Ms. Courtney
Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge: What day is the book fair?
JA: Today we did our assembly. There is one tonight at 6:30 so be in the class at 6:15.
EX: Also, we were writing postcards from the countries we know. I did Peru and Tunisia.
JB: At the learning commons, I got a copy of Charlie and the Chocolate and so did KG and CC. We like Roald Dahl.
JZ: In math, we did more with fractions and we did a problem about shopping.
The Usborne Literacy Fair is
Thursday, March 22nd and Friday, March 23rd
Open Thursday from 4:00 – 8:00 and Friday from 8:00 – 12:00
We will be holding an Usborne Book Fair in conjunction with the parent-teacher conferences. Come and see Usborne’s award-winning range of entertaining and educational books for children from toddlers to teens! The range of titles includes arts, crafts, science, history, nature, music, early readers, hobbies, sports, activity kits, adventure stories, sticker books and puzzles. We have many books which complement and enrich the Alberta Curriculum. There will be over 300 books on display, including a selection from the more than 60 new titles released this year, and you will also have the chance to choose from over 1000 titles in the Usborne Catalogue. Rather than taking the books home at once, the books will be ordered and delivered to school approximately 2 weeks later. Come and browse and get to know these outstanding books.
We accept cash, cheques, VISA and Mastercard as forms of payment.
Your purchases will earn 25% of retail sales in free books for use in the school.
FREE BOOK DRAW!
Check out our website at www.usbornebooksathome.ca
Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge: Which two countries are you going to visit on your imaginary voyage?
MT: Today we had whole assembly practice for all the Grade 3. We did all of our parts.
JA: In math, we did a frayer model for fractions.
CC: Instead of gym, we had a body break outside It was nice weather but I fell in some slush.
JF: Also, in Language Arts we worked on our how to book and finished our directions writing.
SR: Reminders: Tomorrow is our assembly. Our assembly will now start at 2:20. Our assembly in the evening starts at 6:30 so we need to be here by 6:15. Student led conferences are next week. Parents can sign up at MYCBE.
SA: There is an open house on March 15 at Marshall Springs at 4:30. Grade 8 student ambassadors will show students around and answer questions. We also watched some Oompa Loompas singing.
KB: They had curly hair on the back in this clip.
JZ: We are finished Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Mrs. Brandt's Comment Challenge: What was the answer to our 20 questions game?
SR: Reminders: On Wednesday, it's our performance. We need to be here at 6:15. We have student led conferences. Parents can book a conference on mycbe after 4:00 today.
JA: Today we did a Geography test on our four countries.
JF: During Gym, we did laps and we are starting to learn how to play basketball. We did mummy wrap, hot potato, figure 8 and back drop.
CC: In class we practiced our Sasha and Spoons for Mrs. Brandt. She was impressed.
EX: Also, in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie is the last one left and is the winner. They destroyed the roof.
JB: At math time, we did number lines with fractions. We learned what a Frayer model was.
SA: Language Arts was writing about our directions and brainstorming an idea for a how to big book for our class.
JZ: Mrs. Brandt taught us a new game called twenty questions.