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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

Estimating and Measuring the Passage of Time

Estimating and Measuring the Passage of Time

Estimating and measuring how long something takes is an important skill to develop.  It’s something we’ll use for the rest of our lives!  Today the 3J’s practiced this skill using non-standard units by making and using our own pendulum timers.  Check it out!

Creating Problems in 3J!

Creating Problems in 3J!

It’s not what you think; these are GOOD problems!  The 3Js have been discussing and completing addition and subtraction problems, and we’re deepening our understanding by inventing our own.  Over the past two days we each thought about, discussed and created our own addition and subtraction problems.  We then added them into a google doc … 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

Gathering, Displaying & Analyzing 3J Data!

Gathering, Displaying & Analyzing 3J Data!

Yesterday was our first kick at the can for our final math unit: Statistics and Probability.  We reviewed the various purposes and importance of gathering, displaying and analyzing information, and then we each came up with a question that we were curious about for our own class.  After our mini-lesson and media to reinforce tally marks … Continue reading

Showing Increasing Patterns

Showing Increasing Patterns

After reviewing attributes and rules for repeating patterns, the 3Js began exploring increasing patterns.  Today they got to show different ways that they could make increasing patterns using a variety of tools and materials.  Take a look!