Monday, October 23, 2017

That's an equation dude! 2 = 1 + _

Today was a very productive day. The students worked on their culminating assessments and divisibility rules poster.

They had the usual gym and music lessons with Miss. Cranfiled’s blog and. Mrs. Demetriou.

Thank you to all the students that pitched in to decorate the class room. It looks fabulous.

Have a good evening.

Homework and reminders
Casual Day – Wed 25th
Halloween Spirit Day – Oct 31st
Scholastic Orders due – 30th
Unit Problem Brainstorm Due Tues Oct 24, 2017
Grade 5 – Page 18 and 19 questions 4 of 7
Grade 6 – page 18 questions 4 of 6

PTA Fundscript:
Here's how it works and how you and your child(ren) can start fundraising now!
1. Head over to
2. Click on “support a group”
3. Type in the Maples School code - XZH7XD
4. Take 30 seconds to create a quick profile
5. Login to your new profile and go to ordering site
6. Start ordering gift cards to places you would shop anyway. Gift cards are available for 159 Ontario retailers - including most Ontario grocery stores and gas stations (NOTE: The Maples PTA kindly asks that you choose Electronic Funds Transfer or online banking bill payment option, as the fundraiser loses 1.99% of the earnings when paid with Credit Card)
Operation Christmas child items for the box.

The grade 6’s learned how to solve expressions.

The grade 5’s used patterns to solve word problems.

The unit is nearing the end please check that your notes are complete.

The students were introduced to the unit problem, Charity Fundraiser. The students will have a week to complete the assignment. The rubric, sample, guidelines and planning sheets have been distributed. Please read over the assignment information for homework and complete the outline (rough draft).

As usual please check out Miss. Cranfiled’s blog.

As usual please check out 
Mme. Villeneuve's blog.

The students had a period to work on the summative assignment.

UOI – Language
The students completed unit 7 spelling pre-tests. They also had time to work on their unit 7 language skills package.

Spelling Power words