The students learned about parts of the scientific method (Observe, Hypothesise, Experiment and Report) and conducted a celery and food colouring experiment. They dipped the celery in coloured water and analyzed its change from the beginning to the end of the week.
As a class, we also started looking at ways that humans harm plants as well. Some topics covered include habitat destruction and deforestation.
Students have completed their writing on photosynthesis and shared their thinking using Doodlecast. When you have time, please take a look.
An important part of descriptive writing is integrating the use of similes. Students learned that similes usually follow the structure of ______ is as ______ as ______ OR _______ is like ______. The children had a lot of fun writing a variety of similes about things and people they know.
Here are some of the examples the students came up with:
Steve Jobs is as creative as Leonardo Da Vinci.
Adrian is as cool as a cucumber.
Aiden is like a lightening bolt.
This week, students learned to convert centimetre to millimetre. Through engaging in multiple hands-on activities (including measuring various body parts!) students defined
what length, width, distance around and height meant and incorporated these terms when creating their own measurement questions as well.
Since next week and the week after are short weeks, there will not be anymore PotW.
- Tues. May 30th: Tuen Ng Holiday (school closed)
- Thurs. June 1st: Transition Day (Gr 2s will visit Gr 3 classrooms)
- Fri. June 2nd: Report cards go home
- Thurs. June 8th: Last day of school