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Grade 6 children learn about many different topics. They work on thinking skills to interpret, compare and combine ideas and communicate about what they are learning. The required subject areas are: Arts Education, English Language Arts, Mathematics, Physical Education/Health Education, Science, and Social Studies. Your child will have the chance to learn in many different ways – by themselves, with teachers and with other children.

  • Week of 21st to 24th of May 2018 Math: We will complete our brief look at converting fractions to decimals to per cent.. Pages 192 and 193 (questions 1- 11) have been assigned, and we will do pages 190 and 191 together in class. We will move on to reviewing important material such as: integers, number lines and plotting points on a co-ordinate grid. Social ...
  • Week of 13th to 17th May 2018 Math : We will have our quiz on volume on Wednesday. We have completed our “review” on volume and now move to a very important section on converting fractions to decimals to per cent. This is covered in pages 190- 193 in our textbooks. Social Studies: We have begun our “group projects” on World War 1 which we ...
  • Week of 6th to 10th May 2018 Our field trip to Garbage City went well last Thursday though it was a very warm day. Math: We will have our “volume quiz” on Monday , May 13. It will be only involving whole numbers. We have gone back to the section on mixed number and improper fractions.(pages 162 -175 in our textbooks). We completed pages ...
  • Week of 29th of April to 3rd of May 2018 Math This will be a short week as we have a field trip on Thursday and a holiday on Tuesday. Wednesday’s quiz will still occur , and will deal with volume (including multiplying and dividing decimals). This is tricky material and is new material for some of the students. We have will have done pages ...
  • Week of 22nd to 26 April 2018 Math: We will spend a few classes reviewing (learning) how to multiply and divide by two digit numbers (including decimals). This is new material for many students, so it will be ongoing. We will go back to unit 5 starting on Thursday. We are re-doing (together) pages 86 and 87 from our workbooks. Social Studies: We will have ...
  • Week of 15th to 19th April 2018 I hope that everyone had a nice Spring Break. We are now nearing the end of the year, with only about 9 weeks of classes remaining. It is essential that the students continue to work hard. Math–  We will begin with a review of perimeter area and volume (229- 231 in our textbooks). We will then ...
  • Week of 25th to 29th March 2018 Math I was pleased with last week’s math quiz. We will begin the week with a look at volume of cubes and other “rectangular prisms” (pages 86 and 87 in our workbook). We are also reviewing computation involving decimals. After this, we need to review some of the topics which were covered in the first ...
  • Week of 18th to 22nd March 2018 It was nice to see so many parents and students at Thursday’s Triad Conferences. We now are into our last full week before our spring break. It is important that the students continue to work hard as the last few months will pass quickly, and things will change for them in Middle Years. Math We will ...
  • Week of 11th to 15th March 2018 As we draw ever nearer to Spring Break, I will repeat how pleased I am with the growth of your children. I hope to see you and your children on Thursday’s Triad Conferences. Remember to book your time with Ms. Marwa as I expect a very full schedule. Our time is limited, so I’d like ...
  • Week of 4th to 8th March 2018 This is a reminder that we will have our (delayed) math quiz on Wednesday , March 7th. This month is very important for the students as the time after Spring Break will pass quickly. I am doing my best to prepare them for the challenges of grade 7. We all must remember that they are ...