Mrs. McCurdy - Grade 6/7

Friday, May 26, 2017
Great job on EQAO Grade 6 - one more day!!
Thanks for the support Grade 7!

Prob. Of Week - No Prob of Week  - EQAO Week 
Gr. 7 Pg. 416- 419 Review and Practice for Test - TUESDAY!!!


Literature Circles - make sure you know your responsibilities

TAKING A BREAK FROM ***Reading Response Letter Writing- BREAK***

5 Paragraph Letter Writing Format - Remember our Look-fors

Paragraph 1 - introduce the book and summarize what you have read over the past month Characters, setting, problems, solutions)
Paragraph 2 - Discuss 2 reading strategies you have used (Connecting, Predicting, Questioning, Inferencing, Synthesizing,Activating Background Knowledge, Visualizing, Monitoring your comprehension). Use examples from the text to support the discussion of your reading strategy and explain how it helps you better understand the story.
Paragraph 3 - Discuss a Character (a physical description combined with character traits using text to support your ideas) 
Paragraph 4
 - Evaluate what you have read so far.
Paragraph 5 - Write a conclusion (restate important information, add last thoughts or ideas, sign off)

Start your Robert Munsch style story

Media Literacy/Health
Celebrate Canada's Sesquicentennial Assignment
Thanks for your excellent presentations

Science: (Tuesdays and Thursdays)
Gr. 7 Pg. 85 # # 1 - 4
Geography/Social Studies:
Gr. 7 -  Read Pgs 164 & 165 and copy Natural Resources chart &
Read Pgs. 170 - 173 Answer #1 & 3

 Gr. 6 - Our Canadian Identity -
Gather information for your research

Begin Researching the Faith you chose


Play Presentations - Wed. June 21

Phys. Ed is Monday, Wednesday and Friday (have a t-shirt and shorts to wear)
We will be outside for some Phys. Ed. classes - be prepared

Upcoming Dates:

May 24th - May 29th  Gr. 6 EQAO   
June 1st - Gr. 6 Trip
June 2nd - PA DAY
June 8th Intermediate Track
June 13th Junior Track
June 14th - Gr. 7 Trip
June 16th Terrific Kids Assembly

**Can't wait to share a fantastic final 2 months together - What are your hopes and wishes for this time?**