Friday, 25 March 2016

Here is a review of similes and an introduction to metaphors in case you missed it last week!
Try out this decimals jeopardy game to preview next week's lessons! Good luck!
Here a a few videos that might help with your Infographic Research report. Pay special attention to the technologies that are used to explore and survive the harsh conditions of extreme environments.




Monday, 21 March 2016

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to explore the deep ocean? What obstacles do we need to overcome? What technology do we use? Why do we explore deep oceans? Click on the link below to find out the answer to these questions and more!
We are working on creating our very own Extreme Environment Infographic in class. If you would like to try and create a digital one, try out easel.ly. You can use it for free on your laptop or download the app onto your iPad. You need an email address to sign up, so ask your mom or dad for help!

Friday, 11 March 2016

Visit the link below to see an Infographic on deep oceans.
For all of you Art aficionados, please visit MetKids to explore the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York!
Here are some of our Ted Harrison inspired desert watercolour paintings. What characteristics do you notice about the paintings? What elements and principles were used? How do they make you feel? Do you like some better than others? Why?

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

Today we had a look at how we use integers in our lives. Have a look at this Math Goodies site for a review. How can you use integers to talk about the information in the image below? What is the total distance from the summit of the mountain to the bottom of the sea? When do you use integers in your lives?
Try out this interactive program from ReadWriteThink to compare two characters from 'The Tale of Despereaux'.
Here is the compare and contrast example from Time for Kids. Feel free to use it to help you write your own essay about Polar Regions vs. Deserts!

Friday, 4 March 2016

Let's work on order of operations! Check out this Study Jam for support!
Watch this video and be inspired to punctuate!