Weekly Outlines

 

SEPTEMBER

Sept. 17-21

Weekly Outline

September 17-21

Grade 6 Ms. Murphy

 

Language Arts

(Ms. Murphy)

Students will continue our poetry unit and discuss literary elements in more detail. We will continue our media literacy unit and students will learn more about advertising and hidden messages. We will also discuss propaganda. The grade sixes will continue their paragraph of the week assignments in class and spelling this week. Students will also continue our novel study of A Wrinkle in Time as we discuss vocabulary in our novel and complete a vocabulary assignment this week.

Math

(Ms. Murphy)

Students will continue with Saxon this week. We will complete our daily power-ups and work on Lesson 8 through 11 this week. We will have an assessment on Thursday.

Physical Education

(Mr. Fretz)

Students will  taking part in soccer skill building activities this week.  They will also be training for cross country and taking part in various cooperative/leadership based activities.  Each Friday students will take part in active and cooperative games to earn points for their House (Torrin, Malliag, Kyleakin).

Art

(Mrs. Adamson)

We will spend this week finishing up our Pop art inspired labels as well as discussing different types of lines. We will conclude the class by brainstorming ideas for your independent Pop Art Project.

Music

(Mr. Kudera)

The students will practice playing C, F, and G chords on their ukuleles.  They will also continue to practice the song Count On Me for the upcoming Grandparents’ Day assembly.

French

(Mme. Israil)

Students will continue to learn about vocabulary and verbs.

Social Studies

(Ms. Murphy)

We will continue our social studies unit of Communities in Canada: Past and Present. We will discuss our symbols of Canadian identity and the Canadian Coat of Arms.

Science

(Ms. Murphy)

Students will continue working through our biodiversity unit this week. We will discuss the plant kingdom and complete research accordingly. Students will also discuss structural and behavioural adaptations in animals.  

Health

(Mr. Fretz)

Students will be continue looking at the Canadian Food Guide this week.  The will look at each food group and identify how having the recommended servings from each group will help keep them healthy.  Students will also look at how to measure the specific servings from each group. Students will be creating posters on the different food groups to display throughout the school.

Computers

(Mr. Kudera)

The students will be introduced to Google Docs.  They will also practice logging into their personal accounts.

Drama

(Ms. Khilnani)

Due to cross-curricular lesson, students will do what was scheduled for last week, this week. Students will be reading a short story and examining character and voice in the story. Character descriptions will be created.

Media Arts

(Mrs. Grovum)

Our theme this week in Media Arts is Mindfulness.  Students will explore the theme in books and in the MakerSpace.