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  Monday, June 15, 2020

Reader’s Choice Award – 1st Grade

By Isabelle Gilet

The Prix Albertine Jeunesse, a reader’s choice award, invites children between 3 and 14 years of age to choose their favorite book from a selection of works of Francophone youth literature. The prize seeks to reinforce the practice and love of reading among children. You are in for a treat as the author reads the students’ favorite at the end of the video!

  Monday, June 8, 2020

By Isabelle Gilet

To review what they learned this year in 5th grade with Ms. Marie-Pier students created board games at homne. The game cards were review questions from 5th grade math and language. You are very creative! Well done!

  Monday, June 1, 2020

Energy Transfer – 4th Grade

By Isabelle Gilet

Studying motion objects was a great way to learn about the transfer of energy. In both French and English the students learned about the transfer of energy from potential to kinetic to heat and then learned how to stop an object using friction. Bravo!

  Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Reading Comprehension – Au Voleur!

By Isabelle Gilet

Now that the students know how to read they can further their comprehension skills. We can use the story from class to improve observation skills.

  Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Let’s Dance! – The Charleston

By Isabelle Gilet

Une petite vidéo des 4th grade (CM1) qui dansent sur du Charleston.
Après une étude approfondie de la musique jazz et des plus grands noms comme Louis Armstrong et Ella Fitzgerald, ils interprètent une danse des années 1920.

After studying Jazz music and discovering Jazz artists like Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald, the students learned to dance this dance from the 1920’s.

  Monday, May 18, 2020

4th Grade

By Isabelle Gilet

Les deux classes de CM1/4th grade ont fait un projet en français de littérature sur Hercule/Heracles. Nous avons travaillé depuis plusieurs semaines sur la mythologie et les quelques Héros mythologiques. Nous avons fait une étude plus approfondie d’Hercule en lisant ses aventures. Chaque enfant devait choisir un des douze travaux et accomplir la mission en se prenant en photo.
Nous sommes encore en train de travailler sur quelques défis scientifiques, mathématiques, géographiques et autres à partir d’Hercule.
  Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Chain Reactions in 2nd Grade

By Isabelle Gilet

Caroline challenged her 2nd grade students to make the longest chain reaction possible, to accomplish a simple task. Enjoy!

  Monday, May 4, 2020

3rd Grade Art History

By Isabelle Gilet

3rd Graders studied Vermeer and reproduced his art at home. Enjoy their project!

  Tuesday, March 10, 2020

History of California in 4th grade

By Francis Carlier

In fourth grade, students are learning about various landmarks that reveal the history of California. They chose a landmark to research, use visit their landmark, and were offered the chance to construct it using the virtual platform of Minecraft. Students enjoyed being able to “see” their landmark via VR and many chose to use technology to share what they had researched as well as a recreation. They presented their projects to their class to spread the knowledge of these iconic places in California.

-Cathleen Anderson-

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  Wednesday, March 4, 2020

100 days in 1st grade

By Francis Carlier

“The First Graders celebrated the 100th day of school on Tuesday, February 25. Each child brought in a collection of 100 items. Both classes spent the morning working on activities dealing with the number 100. The students worked in teams building the number 100 with puzzles, decorating glasses with the  number 100 and solving 100 math problems. They also worked together to complete physical activities such as 100 jumping jacks, hopping 100 times and touching their heads 100 times. The first graders are proud to have completed their first 100 days of school!”

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