Welcome Fall!

Mrs. Gill/ October 1, 2017/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

What a wonderful first month we have had together! We have just begun to get to know one another, build new friendships, and begin learning class routines. The beautiful fall colours are just beginning to emerge and we are excited to learn about the world around us as well as each other. This month, we started in our old classes,

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Code.org

Mrs. Gill/ May 27, 2017/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Hi students! Please use this link to find your course on code.org:  http://studio.code.org/sections/WPKJZT TURTLE POND   In this course students learn to use logical reasoning and perseverance to solve problems that relate to topics on measurement, directionality, geometry, and sequence. In this unit, students are learning how to log in to a computer independently as well as learning basic operational

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May Madness

Mrs. Gill/ May 27, 2017/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

What a beautiful May we have had! This month, we have spent a lot of time getting to know our ducks. We have learned about their adaptations that help them survive, such as their bills help them scoop water, their webbed feet help them swim, their down keeps them warm and their oil ducts help them become waterproof. Outside, we

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April Activities

Mrs. Gill/ May 4, 2017/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

What a wonderful month we have had! Our chefs have been visiting our classroom every other Wednesday and we have planted many different vegetables including arugula, beets, beans, and peas. It has been very exciting to watch them grow. We have also been trying different vegetables such as beets, winter melon, ginger, carrots, lettuce, asparagus, cucumber, daikon, fennel, tomatoes, peppers

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March Madness

Mrs. Gill/ April 1, 2017/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

March went by in the blink of an eye! Before spring break, we finished our penguin reports and we will be reading these reports to our parents during Student Leds on April 12. In science we experimented with light by engaging with light provocations. Students explored the dynamic nature of shadows, different sources of light, and how different materials effect

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