Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Here are some words and phrases you can use to strengthen your persuasive essays.

Read through this persuasive essay again. Analyse how the essay is structured. Notice the language used to express the ideas and opinions. Use some of these ideas to improve your persuasive writing.

Read about the properties of air and the characteristics of flight in preparation for our Science unit on Flight.

We are beginning a new unit on Air and Flight in Science. This website is a great resource for reading up on the forces of flight, air, aerodynamics and more. Go on and explore it!

Wednesday, 11 April 2018

Here are a few paintings by renowned Ojibwe artist, Norval Morisseau. What characteristics do you notice? What emotions do these paintings evoke? Do you think you could classify these trees and flowers? Why or why not?

Thursday, 5 April 2018

Think about the plant you are growing? Is it a vascular or non-vascular plant? How do you know? Does it have seeds or spores? Is it an angiosperm or gymnosperm? Is it a monocot or dicot? Use the chart below and the information you gathered about your plant to classify your plant! Watch the Brainpop videos in the link below if you are having trouble with the new scientific vocabulary.

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Can you solve this?
I am a number between 7 000 000 and 8 000 000. All my digits are odd. All the digits in my thousands period are the same. All the digits in my units (ones) period are the same. The sum of all my digits is 31. What number am I? Give as many answers as you can. What strategies did you use to find the mystery number?

How are plants classified? Watch these videos from Brainpop to learn more about how plants work and how they are alike and different from other species.

Do you want to try growing your own poatatoes at home? Here's how!

Monday, 19 March 2018

Here is another look at the insect adaptations we observed in class today. Which organism is using mimicry? Which organism is using camouflage?

Will the caterpillar ever complete its metamorphosis?

Thursday, 15 March 2018

Play this fun-filled game, BUZZWORDS, and practice your spelling power!
Try out some place value hockey, courtesy of abcya!