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3Jaystein’s Halloween Watercolours!

3Jaystein’s Halloween Watercolours!

Today was a CRAZY, FANTASTIC, BUSY day!  So much fun!  All morning we rotated to all six of the IREC Grade 3 classes to participate in a variety of Halloween themed activities.  We will all write about them tomorrow. In addition to some other work, the 3Js also created some of their own Frankenstein’s Monsters.  Take … Continue reading

Giant Watercolour Paintings!

Giant Watercolour Paintings!

Because we’ve been reading the Global Read Aloud, The BFG, we decided to do an art project to go along with it.  Students followed a set of directions to create the outline of a giant, then made each more unique by adding their own details and colour.  Check out our video of students painting, and the slideshow … Continue reading

3J’s First Day!!!

3J’s First Day!!!

Our 3J’s had a fanTAStic first day!  They were all ready to start the year off right by learning our new routines (Morning Math, etc.), reviewing old ones (Daily 5, Read To Self, etc.) and we even had time to do some art projects and log in to our Chromebooks. Students each brought home First … Continue reading

Creating 2D Shapes and 3D Solids!

Creating 2D Shapes and 3D Solids!

We have begun a new math unit, 2D Shapes and 3D Solids!  Constructing shapes and solids is so much fun!  We created overlapping Shape Collages in art the other day, and they turned out beautifully!   After being introduced to solids this morning, our IRJC Buddy Class came to help us construct some.  Each 2J … Continue reading

Ms.J’s House – A Measurement Project

The other day the 2Js downloaded Build with Chrome on their Chromebooks and practiced using the app while focusing on measuring using non-standard units (the lego blocks).  After doing a basic fence building project, students were given the following task: It was so neat to see each of the students tackle this project in their … Continue reading

Frankenstein Art!

Our 2Js created some Frankenstein art pieces in the style of Pablo Picasso. After looking at some of Picasso’s masterpieces on the Smartboard, students were given some brief directions of how they could create a Frankenstein picture using the materials provided. They did such a fantastic job!!!

Stained Glass Leaf Art

Today in Art we began by having a discussion about the fall-type weather we’ve been having.  The leaves are changing colour and some are even beginning to fall to the ground.  As a class we trekked outside and each found a leaf, then created an art project with them.  After Ms.J ironed each leaf between two layers … Continue reading

Dinosaur Art Project

Our class just completed dinosaur research reports, and in art today we decided to cap it off with some dinosaur art. Students got creative with their use of colour and did a fantastic job! Below are some pictures of us at work and a few finished examples.

Ted Harrison/Inuit Style Art Project

After watching a video of “The Cremation of Sam McGee” by Robert W. Service (click HERE to watch the video; it’s narrated by Johnny Cash!), the 2Js created their own artwork in the style of Ted Harrison while incorporating an inukshuk that is representative of of Inuit culture.  As a class we discussed the poem with … Continue reading