NOTE – PA Day tomorrow. No school for students.

Students had an Essex Power Lines presentation this morning. Parents, ask your children about it.

In Art, students continued to work on their alligator.

In Mathematics, students continued to learn about the area of composite shapes. We also began our review for the unit test on Area. Students will write that test next Wednesday.

In Science, students learned about the fourth state of matter. Parents, for homework with your child, watch a video on YouTube about plasma and read/discuss an online article about the topic.

In Literacy, students worked on their novel studies.

Parents, for Math homework, complete this worksheet with your child. Again, when you click on the site, wait a few seconds for the page to appear:

https://www.google.ca/search?q=area+of+composite+shapes+worksheet&safe=strict&rlz=1CAACAM_enCA727CA727&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiBqN6izcndAhUI_4MKHcOoCQEQ_AUIDigB&biw=1366&bih=702#imgrc=6hyIeyMxTt4OiM:

## Wednesday, September 19, 2018

In History, students learned about Samuel de Champlain and the building of Fort Quebec. They also learned why the King of France wasn’t too keen in populating New France at the beginning of the fur trade.

In Geography, students continued their study of transform plate boundaries. We studied, in depth, the San Andreas Fault in California.

In Physical Education, students played European handball.

In Mathematics, students learned how to calculate the area of composite shapes.

NOTE – Unit test in Math next Wednesday.

In Literacy, students continued with their novel studies.

For Math homework, complete this assignment with your parents. Again, wait a couple of seconds after clicking on the site below for the page to appear on the screen:

https://www.google.ca/search?q=area+of+composite+shapes+worksheet&safe=strict&rlz=1CAACAM_enCA727CA727&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjN1taIr8fdAhUh4YMKHcM7BAsQ_AUIDigB&biw=1366&bih=702#imgrc=xvfIXXjcjCb7UM:

## Tuesday, September 18, 2018

In Art, students worked on a geometric piece involving an alligator.

In Mathematics, students continued their study of finding the area of a trapezoid, using the formula A = (a + b) x h / 2. For homework, see below.

In Geography, students learned about the three types of plate boundaries. For homework, see below.

In Literacy, students continued their work on their independent novels.

Parents, please help your child with the following Math assignment. Once you click on the site, wait a moment for the assignment page to appear:

https://www.google.ca/search?q=area+of+a+trapezoid+worksheet&safe=strict&rlz=1CAACAM_enCA727CA727&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjrrquBwsTdAhUIo4MKHZXyDp0QsAR6BAgFEAE&biw=1366&bih=702#imgrc=iyS4EC3Cm7KERM:

For Geography homework . . .

Parents, please watch this video with your children and discuss:

Note: Parents, please sign the Public Health form for this year’s shots.

## Monday, September 17, 2018

In History, students learned about the three trips Jacques Cartier made to the St. Lawrence River area.

In Mathematics, students learned how to calculate the area of a trapezoid. Look below for the homework assignment.

In Science, students learned about the Particle Theory of Matter. Look below for the homework assignment.

In Literacy, students are continuing with their personal novel studies.

For homework tonight, students have Mathematics and Science:

Math homework:

https://www.google.ca/search?q=area+of+a+trapezoid+worksheet&safe=strict&rlz=1CAACAM_enCA727CA727&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiRr-3_ksLdAhUEw4MKHcG5AMwQsAR6BAgFEAE&biw=1366&bih=702#imgrc=sDkl3b6KNcwfoM:

Science homework: Read the following article and discuss:

http://www.edu.pe.ca/queencharlotte/homework/mmorrison/9science/matter/section2_1.pdf

## Friday, September 14, 2018

In Geography, students learned about plate tectonics (continental drift).

In Physical Education, students ran various races and played Elimination Dodgeball.

In Mathematics, students continued to learn how to calculate the area of a triangle.

In Literacy, students continued with their independent novel study and completed a writing assignment based on today’s Geography lesson.

Parents, please help your child complete this for math homework:

https://www.google.ca/search?q=area+of+triangle+worksheet&safe=strict&rlz=1CAACAM_enCA727CA727&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiYpIDo2brdAhUD8IMKHddJAekQ_AUICigB&biw=1366&bih=702#imgrc=a8LGcIy-waDhrM:

## Thursday, September 13, 2018

In Science, students learned about the three states of matter.

In Mathematics, students learned how to calculate the area of a triangle.

In Literacy, students continue to work on their independent novel studies. Parents, be sure your children have a healthy supply of interesting novels for them to read this year. I expect your child to read AT LEAST one novel a month. Limit your childrens online/TV time, please!

For Math homework, help your child complete this assignment:

https://www.google.ca/search?safe=strict&rlz=1CAACAM_enCA727CA727&biw=1366&bih=702&tbm=isch&sa=1&ei=JHOaW7TYKKqZjwTynqyYAw&q=area+of+triangle+worksheet&oq=area+of+triangle+worksheet&gs_l=img.3..0l3j0i5i30k1j0i8i30k1l6.6317.7540.0.8058.10.10.0.0.0.0.101.664.7j1.8.0….0…1c.1.64.img..2.8.663…0i67k1.0.WUeJERvw1So#imgrc=yGM17oCpwNy8-M:

## Wednesday, September 12, 2018

In History, we learned about how Europeans got rich once they discovered the Americas.

In Physical Education, we played European handball. We will be playing this sport until the end of October.

In Mathematics, we continued our study of the area of a parallelogram.

In Literacy, students are continuing with their independent novel study.

Parents, for History homework tonight, watch the following video regarding Jacques Cartier and discuss with your child: