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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, January 28, 2019

Cold and snowy Monday!

I hope everyone is keeping warm! The SK's did not have French or Music class today, due to the weather.  We also had a few students who were away earlier this month and presented their space summative assignment.

blend sounds of the week:
th & ng

words of the week:

Show & Share for Friday, February 1st:

Inquiry into Language
We practiced the formation and sound of the blend sound th.  The students brainstormed short words that had the "th" sound and worked on their printing skills with an activity sheet.  The students also worked with partners and had to determine which words were real or nonsense words.  Here is the link to the song:th song

Here is a link to Ms. Yustin's blog :

The SK's continued working on their melting snowman/lady activity.

Daily 5
The students were engaged in Literacy Centers with partners today.

The SK's practiced their subtraction skills, using a variety of strategies.  The students worked individually or with a partner.  We worked on a few review questions to prepare us for the test on Friday.

-Bake sale: Tuesday, January 29th & Wednesday, January 30th.
-Casual day is on Thursday, January 31st.
-January spelling test: Thursday, January 31st.
-Subtraction math test is on Friday, February 1st.
-In class oral presentations will take place on Monday, February 5th.
-Book Fair is from February 4th to 8th.
-Pancake Day is on Tuesday, February 5th.
-100th day of School will be held on Wednesday, February 13th.  Students will dress up like they are 100 years old on that day!
-Spirit day is on February 14th, students may dress up in Valentine's Day colours (red, white, pink).
-The school will be closed for a PD day and Family day on February 15th & 18th.
-Bake Sake: February 26th & 27th.

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