Ms. Duffy

Grade 5 French Immersion

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 18, 2023

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 

Posted: October 11, 2023

Reminders: 

  • Tomorrow is Hat and PJ Day the cost is $1 each or $2 for both. 
  • No words this week. 
  • No School Friday.  
  • Please send gym clothes and a water bottle.
  • Students will have an LA test Monday. 

 

English

Tuesday, Oct. 10th - prefix ‘sub-’ is used to mean under or below

Examples:

subway

submarine

subsurface

submerge

subpar

Wednesday, Oct. 11th – prefix ‘super-’ to mean above or over

Examples:  

supervise – one who looks over another

superhuman – powers above that of a human

superimpose – to impose above or over another

supernatural – above or over what is natural

Thursday, Oct. 12th – prefix ‘trans-’ is used to mean across

Examples:

transform – to change to one thing or another

transport – to carry or port across

transaction – an action carried out across

transmit – to pass from one person/place across to

another

transfer – to carry across

Merci! 

Posted: October 9, 2023

Les Devoirs

Read

No words this week

Gym Clothes

Water bottle

Sign Quiz

 

Upcoming Dates:

October 12th – Hat Day / PJ Day Cost $1 each

October 13th – (No School)

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

October 27th – Picture Retakes

 

Guided Reading:

Please read your book at least 2 night this week. Please return your book to the agenda each night, it will be used during the day at school.

 

Books:

C’est un abat! Ch 3-6

Les Garçons ne dansent pas !

Triste Chien

L’été de Perle  

 

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 8, 2023

Posted: October 3, 2023

Les Devoirs

Read

Study list 2 (see below)

Gym Clothes

Water bottle

Sign Quiz

Sign LA quizzes (see agenda) 

 

Upcoming Dates:

October 9th – No School (Thanksgiving)

October 13th - No School (PL Day)

October 27th – Picture Retakes

 

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:

C’est un Abat ! Ch 1-2

                        Ch 3-6

Les Garçons ne dansent pas ! Ch 1-4

Triste Chien

L’été de Perle  

 

Mots Fréquents (liste 2 video) :  

hier

reposer

peine

raconter

est-ce que

aider

derrière

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!

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