Friday, 30 May 2014

Homework:

Math (grade 4s): Elapsed Time Test (Th)
         ( grade 5s): p. 264 # 1-6 (Th)

Science (both grade 4s and 5s): Muscle and Bone Test (W)

Poetry (both grade 4s and grade 5s): Haiku and Diamond Poems (W)

Socials (both grade 4s and 5s): Good copy of poster (W)

Health and Career (both grade 4s and 5s): Skit and Script (W)

French (grade 5s): Poster (W)


Reminder: there is no school on Monday, June 2nd due to the Pro-D day and no school on Tuesday, June 3rd due to the strike.




We'd like to extend an invitation to parents to join us at a French Cafe at 2pm on Wednesday, June 4th in Room 105 at Brooksbank! Please help us celebrate the French language skills the Grade 5s have acquired, and enjoy some delicious French cuisine served by our very French wait staff in Grade 5.

Mmmm!


While this is a grade 5-only event, we would like to invite the parents of grade 4 students to take part in this cultural experience. 

Please R.S.V.P. to Paul Clarke ASAP to confirm attendance.

Have a great weekend!

This, from Ms. Reichert:

Students should have this information on an orange paper in their Social Studies duotangs.  The timeline was due this week.  The poster is due next Wednesday.


Wednesday, 28 May 2014

First of all, I would like to give a big congratulations to all students for doing such and amazing job with The Lion King musical. It was a fantastic performance!

Just a reminder that there will be NO SCHOOL TOMORROW, May 29th due to the strike.

Homework:

Socials (both grade 4s and 5s): Final copy of the explorer poster (T)

Poetry (both grade 4s and 5s): Haiku and Diamond Poems (W)


Monday, 26 May 2014

Homework:

Math (grade 4s): p. 137-138 # 5-8 (F)
         ( grade 5s): p. 260 #1-5 (F)

Tomorrow is the first of two matinee performances for the intermediate musical, The Lion King so students must dress in ALL BLACK, including black shirt, pants/ leggings and socks. No skirts or shorts please. Students will NOT be wearing shoes on stage so VERY black socks are important.

Friday, 23 May 2014


Homework:

Math (grade 4s): p. 137 #1-4


The students have been learning about the muscular and skeletal systems and are beginning to learn the locations or several major muscles and bones. Using human models, they did an excellent job of correctly locating these muscles and bones.



Below are the muscle and bone terms divided into three main groupings.

Knee
Femur
Tibia
Fibula
Quadriceps
Calves
Hamstrings
Patella

Elbow
Triceps
Biceps
Humerus
Radius
Flexors
Extensors
Ulna

Shoulder
Deltoids
Pectorals
Rotator Cuff

Clavicle

Scapula

Humerus

Thursday, 22 May 2014

Homework:

Math (grade 4s): Elapsed Time worksheet (F)

Health and Career (both grade 4s and 5s): Review notes (F)

Socials (both grade 4s and 5s): Parent signature on orange sheet (ASAP)
                                                 Timeline completed (edited and in fine liner or felt) (T)


 

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Homework:

Test reminder: Grade 4s Times table (11x) test (Th)
                        Grade 5s Solids quiz  (Th)

Tuesday, 20 May 2014

Homework:

Socials (both grade 4s and 5s):  One page of point form notes about the explorer (Th)

Reading: Reading comprehension (W)

Reminder: grade 4s Times Table (11x) quiz (Th)
                 grade 5s Solids Quiz (Th)


As the musical performance of The Lion King is almost upon us, we want to remind the students of the costume requirements.
All students will be wearing ALL BLACK, including black shirt, pants/ leggings and socks. No skirts or shorts please. Students will NOT be wearing shoes on stage so VERY black socks are important.

Students are requested to be at the school at 6:15-6:30 to start getting faces painted and getting ready. Leads must be at school no later than 6:00 to prepare.



Friday, 16 May 2014

Homework:

Math (grade 4s): Calendar and Time (analog and 24-hour clock) test (T)
                           Times table (11x) test (Th)

         (grade 5s): Solids quiz (Th)

Science (both grade 4s and 5s): Write down muscle and bone terms (see list below) (W)
                                                   Label "Skeleton Joe" diagram (W)
                                                   Bring in a paper towel roll (W)

Reminder: Monday is a holiday so there will be no school for students. 

Cranium: Skull
Mandible: Jawbone
Spinal Column: Spine
Clavicle: Collarbone
Scapula: Shoulder blades
Humerus: Upper arm bone
Radius: Outside lower arm bone
Ulna: Inside lower arm bone
Femur: Upper leg bone
Tibia: Shinbone
Fibula: Outside lower leg bone
Bicep: Front upper arm muscle
Triceps: Back upper arm muscle
Quadriceps: Front upper leg muscle
Hamstrings: Back upper leg muscle
Calves: Back lower leg muscles

Thursday, 15 May 2014

Homework:

Math (grade 4s): p.131 # 3, 4, 5, 9 (F)
                          Calendar and 24-hour clock test (T)
                          Times table test (11x)  (Th)

         (grade 5s): p. 248 #1-3, 5-8 (F)

Socials: Canadian Explorers Information (T)

Reminder: This Monday is a holiday so there will be no school for students.

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Homework:

Math (grade 5s): p.244 #1-4 (Th)

Reminder that tomorrow is Fun Day!

Students are asked to wear their house colours. Below is a list of students' house colours as well as their team number.

Charlotte   Yellow 1
Oliver        Blue 2
Miruna      Green 3
Ryan         Green 2
Dylan        Red 4
Alex G.     Yellow 4
Natasha     Green 1
Aiden        Yellow 3
Caroline    Green 4
Yasmine    Yellow 2
Kailan        Blue 1
Ella            Red 3
Raegan      Red 2
Olivia        Yellow 1
Gemma      Green 3
Trevor        Blue 4
Nathan Ts.  Blue 3
Alex T.       Green 2
Danielle      Blue 2
Amy           Yellow 4
Jacob          Blue 1
Julia            Blue 4
Ethan          Yellow 3
Arpana        Yellow 2
Emma         Blue 3
Hudson       Green 1
Nathan Te.  Red 1

Monday, 12 May 2014

Homework:

Math (grade 4s): p. 144-145 #1-4 (Th)

Reminder: Those competing in the Track qualifiers tomorrow will need to be at Handsworth prior to the 12pm event start time.

Friday, 9 May 2014

Homework:

Math (Grade 4s): p. 126-127 # 6-8 (M)

Reminder for both grade 4s and 5s: Health and Career spelling test (M)

There were several forms sent home today with students: the school supplies order form for the 2014/2015 school year, the Fun Day snack form and the Do-good committee fundraising form.

Please complete these forms and return them to the school as soon as possible.

Thursday, 8 May 2014

Homework:

Math (grade 4s): p.126 #1-3 (F)
          (grade 5s): p. 237 #6-8, 11, 12 (F)
                           Quadrilateral Quiz (F)

Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Homework:

 Health and Career (both grade 4s and 5s): Spelling Test (M)

 Below are the words for students to study:
 1) Vaccine
 2) Undertow
 3) Malaria
 4) Gastrointestinal
 5) Bacteria
 6) Pickpocketed
 7) Foreign
 8)Abroad
 9) Danger
 10) Suitcase
 11) Infection
 12) Medicine
 13) Diseases
 14) Mosquito
 15) Embassy
 16) Stolen
 17) Journey
 18) Island
 19) Separate
 20) Currency

 Wednesday, May 14th is Fun Day at Brooksbank!

 While in past years, this has been a half-day event, the format has changed this year.

 From the beginning of the day until recess there will be a multi-age group session called Inquiring Minds.

 Between Recess and Lunch, there will be various activities, those for the intermediate grades and separate stations for the primary grades.

 After Lunch, it will be our Finale with many exciting events such as a Tug-of -War.

 Dismissal will be at the usual Wednesday time of 2pm.

Tuesday, 6 May 2014

Homework:

Writing (both grade 4s and 5s): Final copy of Travel Brochure (F)

Reminder: both grade 4s and 5s have a math test this week.

Grade 4s: Fractions and Decimals (Unit 5) test (Th)

Grade 5s: Quadrilaterals test (F)


Monday, 5 May 2014

Homework:

Math (grade 4s): Unit 5 Test (Th)
         (grade 5s): p. 236 # 1, 3, 5 (Th) 
                          Quadrilaterals Test (F)

Math grade 4s: We corrected the Unit 5 review homework, however ran out of time to cover the last four questions, due to track and field. Below are the answers to the last four homework questions. If students need any clarification, they are more than welcome to see me, Ms. Rublee, before or after school as well as lunch or recess.   

Grade 4s: Math Unit 5 Review Answers

11. a) 0.80    b) 0.2    c) 0.10   d) 0.6

12. a) 4.2 m

       b) 1.0 m

13. a) 8.9     b) 2.2     c) 6.7     d) 0.2     e) 6.0     f) 0.5

14.   a)    The question asks you to choose any two items and estimate how much they would cost, so answers may vary. For example:
             The calculator and the ruler would have cost about $6.50 and I would have about $3.50 left.


         b) I could not buy the calculator and the diary because they would cost me more than $10.00.

Thursday, 1 May 2014

Homework:

Math (grade 4s): p. 216-217 # 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14 (M)  This is review to prepare for the unit test on Thursday.
          ( Grade 5s): Learn shapes and their attributes (M)

Science: Test retake (for those students who received a mark of 9/16 or less on their Circulatory System Test) 8:10am on Tuesday, May 6th.

Writing (both grade 4s and 5s): First draft of travel brochure (T)

Reminder that tomorrow is a pro-D day so there will be no school for students.

Mrs. Gregson, our longtime secretary, received quite the farewell on her last day at Brooksbank!