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St. Jude's Academy aims to teach students through planning, inquiry, instruction and assessment in order to prepare students to be conscientious world citizens.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Motivational Monday!

Hello everyone! We are gearing up for another busy week!  We are beginning new units for Math (Data Management) and UOI (Soaring Through Space).  I have marked the Pattern Tests and they will be going home today in the agendas, please sign and return.

Letters of the Week:
Ff & ff (sound)

Words of the Week:

Show & Share for Friday, November 16th:
*Students are to bring in an item that begins with the letter Ff or an ff sound*

Inquiry into Language
The SK's practiced the sound and formation of the letter Ff. The students practiced their printing lower & upper case letter Ff and short words in their Printing Booklets and with an activity sheet.  Here is the link to the Jolly Phonics Letter Ff song:Jolly Phonics letter Ff song:

Ms. Yustin had the students engaged in a variety of gross motor and team building activities.

Mlle. Hou taught the students the five senses vocabulary in French.  Her is the link to her website:

We began a new unit on Space (Soaring Through Space).  Today we first brainstormed what we already know about space and the students each drew a picture of what they thought how space looked like (pre-assessment).  We ended watching a video that taught the students about the planets.

Daily 5
The students were engaged in Literacy Centers today.

The students were focused with a Date Management pre-test today.

-World Kindness Day is on November 13th.  Oakwood Academy will be collecting $2 for fundraising, students who donate will be able to dress down on that day.  
-Science Fair is on November 16th, parents may come to visit from 2:30 to 3:15 pm.
-To prepare for the upcoming Christmas Concert, I would like parents to begin purchasing a pair of reindeer antlers for their child (costume for the Christmas Concert).  Students are also going to be wearing all brown clothing for the concert.

 Remembrance Day assembly

 The Weather Boy & Girl for today
 Practicing the letter Ff, printing and the sound.
 What does space look like to you????

Please bring in $2 tomorrow and your child may dress down tomorrow

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