Putting It Together

Here are some of the activities Div. 17 has been up to!                               x Students were amazed by this video and had many requests to be posted on the website so here it is!

Story Writing

  Students have been emerging into story writing. The process of writing their story and brainstorming their story has been through creating scenes through loose, found materials. After students create one scene they write about it and continue through this cycle till they reach the end of their story with…

Critical Thinking Math

Students have become quite comfortable with computational skills such as addition and subtraction equations. As a class we have talked about where numbers live, how to find similarities among numbers and patterns when adding or subtracting numbers. Now the class has been working in groups to apply computational skills to…

December in a Flash

December was a busy month at Seaforth Elementary! From all the festivities, the class and I would say the Jingle Bell walk was the most memorable. From parents dressing me up to make sure I had the proper gear to walk in the snow to the students eager in collecting…

Writing, writing and some more writing

    The past couple of weeks the class has been working towards progressing their writing goal. Some are working on making complete sentences while others are focusing on expanding their thoughts by adding more details to their writing. The class has also been exploring with different punctuations and common…

How Are You Feeling?

And how are others feeling? This week the class explored the different feelings we experience and the feelings others experience as well as how to express these feelings. Students were really aware of the three feelings of being mad, sad and happy. But when you say mad do you mean this:  …

The Following Day of Zones

The next day students explored the question on how can we help each other be in the green zone or get back into the green zone as that is the zone where optimal learning can occur. Well, it was simple. It was to be kind to one another. But what…

Wonder Questions

Students have been encouraged to post their wonders and curiosities of the world onto our class Wonder Wall. We then as a class explore these wonder questions together and record our findings in our sketch book otherwise known as our Wonder Journal. So far we have revealed facts about where metal comes from,…