Saturday 30 January 2016

Last Week's Updates and Reminders

Assalamu Alaikum,

We had a great week alhamdulilah!

Spelling: On Monday, students wrote their spelling quiz on lesson 17 (words ending with LE) and then we completed lesson 18 where we reviewed spelling rules from lessons 13-17.

Reading/Writing: Sr. Hamida read us a wonderful story called "The Day the Crayons Quit". We discussed how each crayon felt and why they quit. Students made connections, and took turns to say how each crayon reminded them of how they felt at times.

The following day each student wrote a letter to a crayon convincing it to not leave, and explaining how special it it. 

On Friday Al-Hussein's sister read us "The day the Crayons Came Home". We had a good laugh

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On Wednesday, Sr. Madlein came and she read an interesting book called "Silent Music" a story of Baghdad. After the read aloud, students answered comprehension questions about the book.

Media Literacy:On Friday, we discussed what media is, and how it could be very useful but that there are also disadvantages to it.They learned about different types of media and completed a booklet about media literacy where they wrote the purpose behind each media.


Last week we learned about perimeter and how to measure the perimeter of different shapes (2D and 3D) through lots of different fun, hands-on activities. Students also did a penny flick activity in the hallway and in class where they had to flick a penny to measure how far it can go. They had a lot of fun, Alhamdulliah! 

We also had fun playing measurement games!

Math Clinic: We went to the gym for the math clinic, and students worked with Tr. Rania's class to answer questions about bar graphs. We had a wonderful time alhamdulilah!

Health: Students had a pop quiz about the different food groups,a balanced diet and mixed dishes.

Science:  We watched a video about metamorphosis, and we discussed what it is." Students took their science folders home to study for the unit test. 

Art: Students made "Perimeter Pets" where they drew a pet on a grid and found the perimeter of it. They did a great job masha'Allah!

  • Spelling quiz on lessons 13-17 is on Monday.
  • Students took home their spelling workbooks home on Monday to practice for their quiz.
  • Find 4 interesting health facts about your favourite fruit/vegetable (due on Monday).
  • Please sign and return your child's math, Islamic Studies and health quizzes.
  • Homework pack is due on Wednesday. 
  • Students have a Science test on Thursday.Students are to practice by completing the PRACTICE TEST in their Science folders (Answers to the Practice TEST will be emailed isA)

 Have a great weekend in shaa'Allah!