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3D Portraits #IRECMakers

3D Portraits #IRECMakers

Along with our IREC Maker Buddies, Mrs.Taylor’s Grade 1 Class, we made a very cool project called 3D Portraits.  These sculptures were planned, constructed, assembled, presented, played with, and broken back down to recycling all over the past couple of weeks.  Take a look! Advertisements

Animal/Monster Art-Math-Writing Project

Animal/Monster Art-Math-Writing Project

Last week our 3Js completed an involved project which combined measurement, drawing and story writing.  They had to create an animal/monster (or other creative idea) that was 12cm tall and 18cm wide, but that would get much taller when the paper opened up.  Students particularly focused on their own individual writing goals when they wrote … Continue reading

Peruvian Llama Art Project!

Peruvian Llama Art Project!

In Social Studies, the Grade 3s have been studying different cultures from around the world.  Peru is one of them, and today we drew pictures featuring a llama with a variety of Peruvian-inspired patterns in the background.  Take a look!

Kind Hands. Kind Words. Period.

Kind Hands. Kind Words. Period.

IREC has been observing Bullying Awareness Week with our own Be Proactive Week.  Today students completed a representation of what can happen to peoples’ hearts when others say unkind words to them. Take a look. Our 3J class rule is very simple. Kind Hands. Kind Words. Period.

Stop Motion Animation Illustrated Personal Narratives

Stop Motion Animation Illustrated Personal Narratives

Our 3Js have been working on writing personal narrative stories; true stories that happened to us.  We decided to take our stories a step further by illustrating them using the Chrome app, Stop Motion Animator.  After each student independently went through the process of planning, organizing, editing and finalizing their narratives, they each did a … Continue reading

Pumpkin Math Quest 2017!

Pumpkin Math Quest 2017!

Counting. Measuring.  Subtracting.  Adding.  Ordering.  Comparing.  Graphing.  Drawing.  Creating.  Painting.  Lots of stuff going on here today, folks.  Take a look at our Pumpkin Project today!!!

The Wild Robot: Project 1!

The Wild Robot: Project 1!

The 3Js have been following the #GlobalReadAloud, reading The Wild Robot by Peter Brown. We tried creating our own interpretations of  the main character, Roz,  using Google Drawings.  Many of the students went beyond the basic tools such as shapes and colour filling.  They were able to experiment with and use line thickness, gradients, ordering, … Continue reading

Our Marble Project!!!

Our Marble Project!!!

We’re done!!!! Our entire project from start to finish included: researching marble mazes and runs planning our own marble game critiquing our peers for best ideas construction creating and incorporating a theme for our games writing a creative set of instructions screencasting a tutorial of how to play our games presenting our games to our … Continue reading

Our Marble Game Teaser Video!!!

Our Marble Game Teaser Video!!!

Our 3J’s have been working very hard on our first big project of the year: Marble Games!  Each student created their own Marble Maze or Marble Run game, beginning with a detailed plan and ending with a tutorial video, with a whole bunch of parts in between.  On Wednesday, our class with be sharing our … Continue reading

Late Summer Paintings!

Late Summer Paintings!

Some of the 3Js have been DYING to use their new watercolour paint sets.  So today was the day!  Students designed their own “late summer backgrounds” with their watercolours, then used black tempera with a straw to create a bare tree silhouette.  Each one is unique and so pretty!  Way to go, 3Js!!!