Ms. Duffy Notes

Grade 5 French Immersion

Notes

Posted: December 11, 2023

Les Devoirs 

Read 

Study x7 (back of agenda). 

No words this week. 

Turkey Diner is Wednesday - free for students. 

LA : students did not go to LA today due to power outage. 


 

Posted: December 4, 2023

Les Devoirs

Read

List 10

Study x 6

Sign quizzes

Upcoming Dates

December 5th - Grade 6 Maker Fair (gym) 9-12 open to students, 1-3 open to the public.

December 4th Report Cards go home.

December 7th - K-8 Parent Teacher 4-6pm

December 8th - K-8 Parent Teacher 9-11pm

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 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:  Video

village

nord

sud

est

ouest

temps

retrouver

mouiller

 

Language Arts: will be posted nightly.

Monday, December 4th – suffix -en from Anglo-Saxon used to mean made of/to make

Examples:

wooden

dampen

tighten

earthen

brighten

Wednesday, December 6th – suffix -dom from Anglo-Saxon used to mean the state of being something

Examples:

wisdom

boredom

martyrdom

freedom

stardom

Thursday, December 7th – suffix -hood from Anglo-Saxon meaning the state, the condition, or the quality of

Examples:

boyhood

likelihood

brotherhood

knighthood

neighbourhood

Math homework:Study x5 math facts.

Strategy:To multiply any number by 6, multiply it by 5 and then add one more set of that number.

6x5 = ?        5 x 5 = 25 + 5 = 30

 

Facts:

6 x 1 = 6

6 x 2 = 12

6 x 3 = 18

6 x 4 = 24

6 x 5 = 30

6 x 6 = 36

6 x 7 = 42

6 x 8 = 48

6 x 9 = 54

6 x 10 = 60

6 x 11 = 66

6 x 12 = 72

Merci!

Posted: November 30, 2023

Liste 9 quiz

X5 quiz 

LA Quiz

Hat Day $1 

Posted: November 27, 2023

Les Devoirs

Read

List 9

Study x 4

Sign quizzes

Upcoming Dates

December 4th - Grade 6 Maker Fair (gym) 9-12 open to students, 1-3 open to the public.

December 4th Report Cards go home.

December 7th - K-8 Parent Teacher 4-6pm

December 8th - K-8 Parent Teacher 9-11pm

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 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:  Video

Éloigner

rechercher

métier

gens

connaître

savoir

canadienne

argent

 

Language Arts: will be posted nightly.

Monday, November 27th – prefix micro from the Greek meaning small or minute

Examples :

microbiology

microscope

micromanager

microchip

microphone

microwave

Tuesday, November 28th – prefix uni from the Latin meaning one/single

Examples  

unicycle

uniform

unicorn

university

 unification

Wednesday, November 29th – prefix di- or dia- from the Greek meaning two/through/across

Examples:

dilemma – a choice between two equally difficult options

dialogue – words between two people

diagonal – a line splitting an image in two parts

diagram – figure written ‘across’ a page to illustrate concepts

 dialect – a variant of a language allowing speaking across to another

 Thursday, November 30th – prefixes in- (il-, im-, and ir-) are from Latin and all are used to mean not.

Examples:

inability

independent

irreversible

irregular

illegal

Math homework: Study x5 math facts.

Strategy: Count by 5’s that many times or multiply by 10 and cut answer in half.

4x5 = ?        5 + 5 + 5 + 5 = 20

4 x 10 =           40 / 2 = 20

 

Facts:

5 x 1 = 5

5 x 2 = 10

5 x 3 = 15

5 x 4 = 20

5 x 5 = 25

5 x 6 = 30

5 x 7 = 35

5 x 8 = 40

5 x 9 = 45

5 x 10 = 50

5 x 11 = 55

5 x 12 = 60

Merci!

Posted: November 20, 2023

Les Devoirs

Read

List 8

Study x 4

Sign quizzes

Upcoming Dates

November 23rd – movie night 5 to 6:30 $5

November 24th – no school (PL Day)

December 4th - Grade 6 Maker Fair (gym) 9-12 open to students, 1-3 open to the public.

December 4th - Report Cards go home

December 7th K-8 Parent Teacher 4-6pm

December 8th - K-8 Parent Teacher 9-11pm 

Reading:

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

Books:

Les garçons ne dansent pas !

Loup

La compétition

Vielle homme

 

Mots Fréquents:  Video

pont

amusant

bord

cacher

parce que

déjà

aujourd’hui

Language Arts: will be posted nightly.

Monday, November 20th – prefix bio from the Greek which is used to mean life

Examples:  

biological

biohazard – a chemical or agent dangerous to living things.

biodiversity – existence of many different living things

biodegradable – able to be broken down by living things.

biographer – someone who tells the account of a person’s life.

biotic – of or related to living things.

Tuesday, November 21 – prefix ex from the Latin & Greek meaning out of or away from

Examples:

exhale

extract

extend

exchange

examination

extreme

Wednesday, November 22nd – prefix anti- from the Greek meaning opposite/against (Sometimes the i left out, especially before vowels)

Examples

antisocial – going against being social

antiseptic -

antagonist

Antarctica

antibiotic – drug given against life-form bacteria

 

antiperspirant

 

Math homework: Study x4 math facts.

Strategy: Double and double again.

4x4 = ? , 4 + 4 = 8 , 8 + 8 = 16

Facts:

4 x 1 = 4

4 x 2 = 8

4 x 3 = 12

4 x 4 = 16

4 x 5 = 20

4 x 6 = 24

4 x 7 = 28

4 x 8 = 32

4 x 9 = 36

4 x 10 = 40

4 x 11 = 44

4 x 12 = 48

Movie night

There will be a K-5 movie night Thursday November 23rd from 5:00 – 7:30pm. The cost id $5 at the door and students will get a drink and bag of chips.

Posted: November 15, 2023

Tuesday, Nov. 14th – root graph used to mean written down, drawn

Examples –

autograph – written down by ones’ self

paragraph – written down alongside

biography -the writing down of someone’s life

choreography – the movement of dance written down

geography – the drawing/writing down of the earth

 

 

Wednesday, Nov. 15th – root word spect/spec which is used to mean to see, observe, or watch over.

Examples 

spectator – one who sees an event

inspect – to look into carefully

prospect – a view or an outlook

respect – to see someone in a good way

specimen – a sample observed for medical testing

expect – to look out for

 

Thursday, Nov. 16th – root word ject which is used to mean throw

Examples 

object – to throw in the way

subject – to throw under

reject – to throw again

injection – throwing in

projector – that which throws forth

ejection – being thrown out

Posted: November 14, 2023

Posted: November 9, 2023

Les Devoirs 

LA quiz 

List 6 quiz 

read 

Remenbrance Day Ceremony @ 10:00 (wear red). 

Math Sheet due 

Posted: November 6, 2023

Les Devoirs

Read

Study list 6

Gym Clothes

Water bottle

Math sheet

Upcoming Dates:

November 10th – Remembrance Day Ceremony 10:00am

November 13th – No School (Remembrance Day)

November 17th – PJ/Hat Day ($1 each)

November 23rd – K-5 Movie Night ($5)

November 24th – No School (PL)

 

Mots Fréquents : Video

rencontrer

voir

journaux

promener

fouille

bout

archéologie

jusqu’à

Guided Reading :

Please read your book at least 3 night this week. Please return your book to the agenda each night, it will be used during the day at school.

 

Books:

Cher grognon ch 3-6

Message dans une bouteille

Incendie  

Si bel Arbre

Le mystère au numéro 7     

 

 

Language Arts (Mr. Johnston): Will be posted daily.

Monday, Nov. 6th – root metre or metr used to mean measure

Examples:

Diameter – measurement of a line passing through a circle

Odometer – measuring the distance of a trip perimeter

Perimeter – measuring the distance around an object metric

Metric – a standard/unit of measuring thermometer

Thermometer – measuring the temp. or amount of heat

 

Tuesday, Nov. 7th – root rupt used to mean break/burst

 

Examples:

 

bankrupt – a ‘burst’ bank account

 

disruptive – adjective describing ‘bursting’ apart

 

eruption – the act of ‘bursting’ out

 

interrupt – ‘burst’ between or among a conversation

 

corrupt – thoroughly ‘burst’ morals

 

Wednesday, Nov. 8th – root scribe or script meaning to write

 

Examples:

 

prescription – document written beforehand by a physician

 

subscribe – fee paid to magazine or website to ‘underwrite’ production

 

indescribable – not able to be written about

 

manuscript – document originally written by hand

 

postscript – extra words written at the end of a letter

 

Thursday, Nov. 9th – root port used to mean to carry

Examples:

portable – able to be carried

 

transport – to carry across

portfolio – that thing which carries items (normally papers)

 

import – to carry in

 

 

export – to carry out or away

 

BIG BOX CARD FUNDRAISER: Due tomorrow at the latest.  

 

Phys Ed.

Students have Phys. Ed Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday last period of the day. Please be sure to send a change of clothes for this class.

Merci!

Posted: November 2, 2023

All care orders due back Monday. 

Posted: October 29, 2023

Les Devoirs

Read

Study list 5

Gym Clothes

Water bottle

Costume Day Tues

PJ Day Wed

Sign Quizzes

 

Upcoming Dates:

October 31st – Costume day

November 1st – PJ DAY

November 3rd – No School (PL Day)

November 10th - Remembrance Day Ceremony 10:00am

November 12th – No School (Remembrance Day)

 

Mots Fréquents : Video

préférée

journal

personne

pleurer

exemple

creuser

méchant

Guided Reading:

Please read your book at least 3 night this week. Please return your book to the agenda each night, it will be used during the day at school.

 

Books:

Cher grognon

Message dans une bouteille

Le cheval et la cloche

 Le mystère au numéro 7

 

 

Language Arts (Mr. Johnston): Will be posted daily.

Monday, Oct. 30th – suffix ‘-ian’ usually attached to nouns to mean one having a certain skill or belonging/relating to the root word

Examples:

electrician

magician

historian

guardian

musician

Tuesday, Oct. 31st – suffix ‘-ism’ used to mean the act of, the belief of, or the practice of

Examples:

criticism

absenteeism

mechanism

organism

journalism

Wednesday, Nov. 1st – suffix ‘-ence’ or ‘-ance’ used to mean the act or condition of

Examples:

assistance

importance

excellence

persistence

confidence

Thursday, Nov. 2nd – suffix ‘-ist’ used to mean one who does a specific action related to the root word

Examples

artist

tourist

motorist

novelist

 

environmentalist

BIG BOX CARD FUNDRAISER: Due Monday November 6th.

 

Phys Ed.

Students have Phys. Ed Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday last period of the day. Please be sure to send a change of clothes for this class.

Merci!

 

 

Posted: October 22, 2023

Les Devoirs

Read

Study list 4

Gym Clothes

Water bottle

Wash and return soccer uniforms to Mrs. Sturgeon

 

Upcoming Dates:

October 25th – Halloween Party 5:45 to 6:45 ($5)

October 27th – Picture Retakes

 

Mots Fréquents : video

accident

octobre

bonjour

porter

écrire

perdre

essayer

Guided Reading:

Please read your book at least 3 night this week. Please return your book to the agenda each night, it will be used during the day at school.

Books:

Amerisage ch 3-6

Coquin

Lisa de trop ch 3-4

Lisa de trop ch 5-6

 Sauterelle

 

Language Arts (Mr. Johnston) : Will be posted daily

Monday, Oct. 23rd – suffix ‘-ship’ is attached to a noun to mean the state of being that noun.

Examples:

friendship – the state of being a friend

citizenship – the state of being a citizen

horsemanship – the state of being a horseman

membership – the state of being a member

partnership – the state of being a partner 

 

Tuesday, Oct. 24th – suffix ‘-ity’ is attached to adjectives to mean the state or quality of being that adjective

Examples:

ability – the state of being able

similarity – the state of being similar

responsibility – the state of being responsible

curiosity – the state of being curious

immensity – the state of being immense (large)

 

Wednesday, Oct. 25th – suffix ‘-ness’ is attached to adjectives to mean the state or quality of being that adjective

Examples:

darkness – the state of being dark

preparedness – the state of being prepared

consciousness – the state of being conscious

loneliness – the state of being lonely (note the change of y to i)

happiness – the state of being happy (note the change of y to i)

 

Thursday, Oct. 26th – suffix ‘-cy’ is attached to adjectives to mean the state or quality of being that adjective

Examples:

urgency – the state of being urgent

efficiency – the state of being efficient

frequency – the state of being frequent (often)

 

privacy – the state of being private

 

BIG BOX CARD FUNDRAISER: Sample boxes will be sent home Monday. This is a fundraiser for the grade 5 classes. All proceeds go towards end of the year activities and hoodies. All info is included with the sample box.

 

Phys Ed.

Students have Phys. Ed Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday last period of the day. Please be sure to send a change of clothes for this class.

Cell Phone policy

K-5 is cell phone free; students are asked to leave all electronic devices home.

Merci!

Posted: October 19, 2023

Reminders:

Mots Fréquents Quiz List 3.

LA spelling quiz.

Wash and return soccer uniforms.

Please bring gym clothes. We have gym Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri.  

Posted: October 15, 2023

Les Devoirs

Read

Study list 3

Gym Clothes

Water bottle

 

Upcoming Dates:

October 25th – Halloween Party 5:45 to 6:45 ($5)

October 27th – Picture Retakes

 

Mots Fréquents : Video

Sentiment

Pardonner

Malheureuse

Naissance

Automne

Frapper

Preuve

 

Guided Reading:

Please read your book at least 3 night this week. Please return your book to the agenda each night, it will be used during the day at school.

Books:

Amerisage Ch 1-2

Amerisage ch 3-6

Coquin

La veille photo

Lisa de trop ch 1-2

 

Lisa de trop ch 3-4  

 

Language Arts (Mr. Johnston)

Monday October 16th: suffix - ‘able’ which is used to mean can be done or able to be done.

Examples:

fixable – able to be fixed.

laughable – able to laugh at.

imaginable – able to imagine (the e is dropped)

reliable – able to rely on (the ‘y’ is changed to ‘i’ for spelling)

 

squeezable – able to be squeezed…note the dropped ‘e’)

 

Tuesday, Oct. 17th – suffix ‘-al’ or ‘-ial’ which are used to mean having the characteristics of something

Examples:

racial – having the characteristic or relating to race

official – having the characteristic of an office

natural – having the characteristics of nature (note the dropped ‘e’)

refusal – having the characteristics of refusing

arrival – having the characteristics of arriving

 

Wednesday, Oct. 18th – suffix ‘-ous’ is used to mean full of or characterized as

Examples:

famous – full of fame

adventurous – full of adventure or characterized by adventure

nervous – characterized by nerves

mysterious – full of mystery

 perilous – characterized by peril

 

Thursday, Oct. 19th – suffix ‘-ent’ or ‘-ant’ is attached to verbs to mean a person or thing who does that v.

Examples:

student – a person who studies

assistant – a person who assists

consultant – a person who consults

president – a person who presides

 

inhabitant – person or animal which inhabits (lives)

 

Phys Ed.

Students have Phys Ed. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday last period of the day. Please be sure to send a change of clothes for this class.

 

Cell Phone policy

K-5 is cell phone free; students are asked to leave all electronic devices home.

 

Bus Change: All students who live in the rapids and went on Bunny’s Bus (3:00 pm run only) will now go on Vicky’s bus at 3:00pm.

 

Merci!

Mlle Duffy 

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