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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.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Wonderful Wednesday!

Welcome back everyone! I hope you all had a relaxing holiday.  I am excited to begin a new year with my SK's =)  We started our morning with a sharing circle, each student had the opportunity to share what they did during the Christmas break.

blend sound of the week:

Words of the week:

Show & Share for Friday, January 11th, 2019.
*students are to bring in an item that begins with the blend sound.

Inquiry into Language
The SK's focused on the formation, sound and brainstormed words that begin with the blend sound qu.  The students practiced reading the short words on the board and practiced printing the short words and created a simple sentence on their own on an activity sheet.

Ms. Yustin continued their gross motor activities focused on yoga and gymnastics.

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

The SK's reviewed what we already learned about planets and space.  We talked in more detail about the summative assignment and worked on the rough copy or good copy of the written section.

Daily 5
The students were engaged in Literacy Centers, with books and puzzles.

The students focused on a pre-assessment Subtraction test.

-Year a Head Day is on Thursday, January 10th, 2019.  Our class will be visiting Ms. Gandy's class as grade one students for the day.  Students are to come to school and place their belongings in their cubbies, Ms. Gandy   (room 28)will pick up the students in the gym in the morning.
-Space Day will be on Wednesday, January 16th.
-Summative Assignment presentations will be held on Wednesday, January 16th and Thursday, January 17th.  i will send an email on Monday to let you know which students will be presenting on which day.
-Class trip to the Science Center is on Friday, January 18th.  Students are to be at school by 9:00 am and pack a lunch and snack to take with them.  If there are any parent volunteers, please let me know and have your vulnerable police record check done before the trip date.

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