Ms. Duffy Notes

Grade 5 French Immersion

Notes

Posted: February 26, 2024

Read 

Wear light blue 

No Math 

No Words 

Read English book 

Posted: February 21, 2024

Les Devoirs

Read

Study list 17

Water bottle

Gym Clothes

 

Upcoming Dates

March 4th - 8th – March break 

March 25th – PL Day (No School)

March 29th – Good Friday (No School)

April 1st – Easter Monday (No School)

 

Reading:

Please read your guided reading book at least three nights this week.

 

Mots Fréquents:  video

 

soulever

retourner

tomber

toucher

information

quelque

contre

pourquoi

comprendre

 

Language Arts: Students were given a word list in their binders (copy attached in documents). They have 15 words to study for Mr. Johnston (aaron.johnston@nbed.nb.ca)

 

Math homework:No homework

 

Dress Up Days February 26th – March 1st

 

Monday – Dress up vs Dress Down

(Students can dress their best or dress down).

Tuesday – Class Color Day (Light Blue)

Wednesday – Pink Shirt Day

Thursday – Jersey Day

Friday - PJ Day

 

Merci!

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Posted: February 13, 2024

A Dog came too by Ainslie Manson

Questions

1. Explain why "Our Dog" is capitalized throughout the Story.

2. List three ways “Our Dog" helped the traveling team.

3. Using information from the text give two reasons why Our Dog slept so soundly in the cave.

4) Use details from the text and your own ideas to describe the relationship between Our Dog and his friends.

5. Reread the last three Sentences of the story. Is this an effective way to end the story? Use your own ideas and information from the text to support your answer.

Posted: February 13, 2024

Les Devoirs

Read

Study list 16

Water bottle

Gym Clothes

Valentine’s

 

 

Upcoming Dates

February 14th – Pancake breakfast

February 14th – Valentines Day

February 19th – Family Day (No School)

 

Reading:

Please read your guided reading book at least three nights this week.

Mots Fréquents:  video

neuve

emporter

bientôt

vacances

saison

pousser

partager

février

procédure

 

Language Arts: Students were given a word list in their binders (copy attached in documents). They have 15 words to study for Mr. Johnston (aaron.johnston@nbed.nb.ca)

 

Math homework:No homework

 

Merci!

Posted: February 8, 2024

PJ Day and Hat Day $1 each 

List 15 quiz 

Mr. Sturgeon has requested all students come prepared with a change of gym clothes for Phys Ed. 

Girls Jamboree schedule was sent home today. CO-ED and Boys should be posted in the Facebook group. 

No LA homework 

Posted: February 8, 2024

Skating Thursday 2:10. 

Posted: February 6, 2024

Les Devoirs

Read

Study list 15

Math sheet

Water bottle

Gym Clothes

 

 

Upcoming Dates

February 9th – PJ / Hat Day $ 1 each

February 14th – Pancake breakfast

February 19th – Family Day (No School)

 

Reading:

Please read your guided reading book at least three nights this week.

Mots Fréquents:  video

acheter

magasin

trou

huile

statue

pendant

meilleur

dessous

peut-être

 

Language Arts: Students were given a word list in their binders (copy attached in documents). They have 15 words to study for Mr. Johnston (aaron.johnston@nbed.nb.ca)

Please Mr. Johnston was absent yesterday

 

Math homework:Homework sheet.

See attached.

 

Merci!

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Posted: January 29, 2024

Les Devoirs

Read

Study list 14

Math sheet

Water bottle

Study English

Gym Clothes

 

 

Upcoming Dates

February 19th – Family Day (No School)

 

Reading:

Please read your guided reading book at least three nights this week.

Mots Fréquents:  video

sorte

longtemps

forme

près

tourner

proposer

année

bouteille

anniversaire

 

Language Arts: Students were given a word list in their binders (copy attached in documents). They have 15 words to study for Mr. Johnston (aaron.johnston@nbed.nb.ca)

 

Math homework:Homework sheet.

Video

 

Merci!

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Posted: January 24, 2024

LA Quiz will be Friday and students will only be tested on the first page of words. The second page will be for next week. 

Posted: January 22, 2024

Les Devoirs

Read

Study list 13

Math sheet

Water bottle

Study English

Gym Clothes

 

 

Upcoming Dates

February 19th – Family Day (No School)

 

Reading:

Please read your guided reading book at least three nights this week.

Books:

Les Loups ch 5-8  

Si bel Arbre

Pêche nocturne

Moments presents

Moments presents  

Mements present

Mots Fréquents:  video

Certaines

Rond

Presenter

Sortir

Balle

Mélanger

Presque

Mensonge

Conclusion

Language Arts: Students were given a word list in their binders (copy attached in documents). They have 30 words to study for Mr. Johnston (aaron.johnston@nbed.nb.ca)

 

Math homework:Homework sheet.

video 2

Posted: January 17, 2024

Students will be skating at the ODR in Blackville on Friday from 1:30 to 3:00. Parents are welcomed to come and help with skates. 

Posted: January 15, 2024

Les Devoirs

Study list 12

Study x 9

Water bottle

Study English

Gym Clothes

 

Upcoming Dates

February 19th – Family Day (No School)

 

Reading:

Please read your guided reading book at least three nights this week.

Books:

Les loups ch 1 – 3

Les loups ch 4  

Si bel Arbre

Pêche nocturne

Moments presents

Moments presents  

Mots Fréquents:  video

moyen

en haut

glace

descendre

au milieu

entre

travailler

comment

discussion

 

Language Arts: Students were given a word list in their binders (copy attached in documents). They have 30 words to study for Mr. Johnston (aaron.johnston@nbed.nb.ca)

 

Math homework:Study x9 math facts.

Strategy:Hold up both hands and fold down the finger that matches the number you want to multiply by 9, starting from your left pinky. Then, count the fingers to the left and right of the folded finger. The number to the left of your finger is the tens digit and the number to the right is the ones digit. See videos below attached.

Facts:

 9 x 1 = 9

9 x 2 = 18

9 x 3 = 27

9 x 4 = 36

9 x 5 = 45

9 x 6 = 54

9 x 7 = 63

9 x 8 = 72

9 x 9 = 81

9 x 10 = 90

9 x 11 = 99

9 x 12 = 108

 

 

Math videos : 

 

English 1  finger strategy

English 2

English 3

 

French 1 

French 2  finger strategy

 

Merci!

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Posted: January 8, 2024

Les Devoirs

Study list 11

Study x 8

Water bottle

Study English

No books this week

 

Upcoming Dates

February 19th – Family Day (No School)

 

Reading:

Please read your guided reading book at least three nights this week.

Books: No reading this week

 

Mots Fréquents:  video

janvier

critique

matière

congé

champ

à droite

doucement

vendredi

hypothèse

 

Language Arts: Students were given a word list in their binders (copy attached in documents). They have 30 words to study for Mr. Johnston (aaron.johnston@nbed.nb.ca)

Math homework:Study x8 math facts.

Strategy:To multiply any number by 8, double, double, and double.

4 x 8 =?            4 + 4 = 8           8 +8 = 16           16 + 16 = 32  

 

Facts:

8 x 1 = 8

8 x 2 = 16

8 x 3 = 24

8 x 4 = 32

8 x 5 = 40

8 x 6 = 48

8 x 7 = 56

8 x 8 = 64

8 x 9 = 72

8 x 10 = 80

8 x 11 = 88

8 x 12 = 96

 

Math videos :  

English 1

English 2

French 1  

 

Merci!

Posted: December 19, 2023

No homework this week. 

Reminders: 

Newsletter sent home today. 

X-mas shop Wednesday. $2 per item and students may purchase 2 items. 

Skating Thursday at 12:30 (leaving school) returning for 2:00. Students must have a helmet and skates to be on the ice. Parents are welcomed to come and help tie skates. 

Friday is a half day for students. Busses will depart the school at 11:30. 

Posted: December 13, 2023

Les Devoirs

Read

No words  

Study x 7

 

Upcoming Dates

December 13th - Home and Schools Holly Jolly Jamboree 7 -9 pm local singers.  Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Light lunch will be served.

December 15th – PJ and Hat Day $1 each.

December 19th - Elementary Christmas Concert 9:00 am in the gym (Storm date Dec 20)

 

Reading:

Please read your guided reading book at least three nights this week.

Books:

Tourbillion

Tourbillion

Drago

Cher Grognon

Moment présent

Penguin

 

Mots Fréquents:  no words this week.

 

Language Arts: will be posted nightly.

Monday, December 11th – suffix -ion , -ation –sion , -tion from Anglo-Saxon meaning the act of/state of/result of doing something. The real suffix is –ion. Putting s or t in front of –ion is simply determined by the spelling of the root. Usually a noun,

Examples.

tension – the state of being tense

attention – the state of being attentive

elevation – the state of being elevated or raised

union – the state of being united

education – the act of being educated.

Tuesday, December 12th – suffix -ic from the Greek used to mean relating to / or characterized by

Examples:

energetic

historic

enthusiastic

democratic

chaotic

Wednesday, December 13th – suffix -ent/-ant from the Latin meaning causing a specific action. Often an adjective -ent and –ant sound alike because of the schwa (the vowel sound in an unstressed syllable). –ent is used somewhat more often than –ant

Examples:

absorbent – causing to be absorbed

abundant – causing to abound (be plentiful)

elegant – adjective causing to be fancy

imminent – causing to be close to happening

obedient – causing to obey

 

Math homework:Study x7 math facts.

Strategy:To multiply any number by 6, multiply it by 5 and then add a double.

7 x 6  = ?        7 x 5 = 35 + 7 =42

 

Facts:

7 x 1 = 7

7 x 2 = 14

7 x 3 = 21

7 x 4 = 28

7 x 5 = 35

7 x 6 = 42

7 x 7 = 49

7 x 8 = 56

7 x 9 = 63

7 x 10 = 70

7 x 11 = 77

7 x 12 = 84

Merci!

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