Tagged with ELE 7

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!

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!

Comparing Our Own Sound Waves!

Comparing Our Own Sound Waves!

Amplitude.  Frequency. The 3Js had many opportunities today to listen to and make sounds of different volumes and pitches.  They also got to record themselves using an online audio editor to compare their sound waves when using specific kinds of voices (loud, soft, high and low). Take a look!!!

Where In The World?

Where In The World?

We are learning about four different countries around the world in Social Studies, comparing and contrasting them with each other and with Canada. Last week students used their Google My Maps tool to locate Peru, Tunisia, Ukraine and India.  They dropped pins onto each, decided which hemisphere they are all in, and finally researched which … Continue reading

Growing Magnesium Sulfate Crystals!

Growing Magnesium Sulfate Crystals!

Yesterday the 3Js grew their own magnesium sulfate crystals! Because we’ve been learning about rocks and minerals in science, they dug deeper into learning about crystal formation and shapes. Each student closely followed directions to make their  own crystals, then documented their results today.  Take a look at the video of some of their crystals … Continue reading

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