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Our 3J Digital Citizenship Super Heroes!

Our 3J Digital Citizenship Super Heroes!

Well, our first day of Grade 3 was FABULOUS!  We got into some of routines right away, and one of our main focuses was reviewing what it means to be a good digital citizen.  Students helped create an anchor chart so that we are always thinking about being safe, responsible and respectful online and with … Continue reading

Pumpkin Project!

Pumpkin Project!

In 3J today, students worked in very small groups with pumpkins to figure out math problems.  We measured, we weighed, we counted, we compared, we added, we subtracted and we graphed.  Whew! Take a look at our project from a student’s perspective below.

Streak Tests and ID’ing Rocks & Minerals

Streak Tests and ID’ing Rocks & Minerals

SUCH a busy, productive science class – whoot!  We’ve been studying the different properties of rocks and minerals over the last several days, and today we continued on with doing streak tests.  We learned about what a streak test is and why they are important, and then students got to perform their own streak tests … 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

Mission: Impossible!

Mission: Impossible!

Over the next several weeks,  Iron Ridge Elementary Campus will have our Mission: Impossible obstacle course set up.  Students will work on many different skills including experimenting with movement, pathways, stance, and balance.  Today was our second day for Mission: Impossible.  Here is a video to show some of our “missions”!

Asking Questions – New Math Unit

Today we kicked off our new Data Analysis math unit.  We learned that during this time we will be understanding ways to gather information, show information, and learn from this information.  To begin with, we decided that a good way to find out information is to simply ask GOOD questions.  After Ms.J modeled the process, … Continue reading

Early Days in 3 Communities

On Friday and today the 2Js were learning about the early days in Iqaluit, Meteghan and Saskatoon.  Ms.J shared a read aloud then we added important information and keep track of it in a Google Doc.  Students also highlighted key information and used our Research Tool to find picture cues that would help us remember it. … Continue reading

Introduction to Magnets

Our 2Js are beginning a new unit on Magnets in science.  Each student logged on to a Discovery Education video called A First Look: Magnets and got to show and tell what they already knew about magnets and what they learned from watching the video.  They were SO engaged  about such an interesting subject, and … Continue reading