Friday, May 25, 2018

Our Posters

Let's make videos about our posters.

Monday, May 7, 2018

Let's See Canada!

We start in Atlantic Canada and end at the Pacific Ocean.

The Atlantic Provinces (3:36) They forgot to talk about potatoes!

Quebec (3:25 but worth it)

Ontario (1:49)

Manitoba (2:33)

Saskatchewan (1:01)

Alberta (1:00)

British Columbia (00:58)

Yukon's Northern Lights (0:32),

Northwest Territories' the Barrens (1:05)

Nunavut: Amazing People (1:24)

Canada is beautiful. This video takes you through every province and territory.

Visit for the checklist students used while viewing.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Our Canada

You asked me to teach you about Canada.

We made a book about Canada.

Spell the words.

We have a map.
Listen to the names of the provinces and territories.

Can you do this puzzle?

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Lien Goes Shopping

This week we read Lien Goes Shopping. It has words we know and some new words.

These are our spelling words. Log in to practice.

Friday, April 6, 2018

A Problem at Work

Now you can read the story of Abdi.

He hurts his back.  He gets a note from the doctor.

Here is the movie we made about Abdi.

Log into Spelling City. -->

Do your spelling assignment first.

Play a game.

Friday, March 2, 2018

We Can Use an ATM

Almost everyone banks at TD Bank.

We don't need an envelope to deposit a cheque.

We practice with our classroom bank machine.

Can you use this ATM?

Can you use a debit machine?

Monday, February 26, 2018

Fatima Goes to the Bank

This week we read Fatima Goes to the Bank.

Spell the words.

Play a game.

New students: practice ABC.

(c) 2007 Halifax Immigrant Learning Centre

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018


Log into Spelling City to practice our words.

Count Canadian money.

Monday, February 5, 2018


You voted to study SIGNS! I have never had a class vote for that before.

Here is a set of flash cards and games on Quizlet.

Watch this.

Friday, February 2, 2018

A Letter from School

Hello, students!

Watch this space. Sara has asked me to put the story on the blog for her.  I have to ask New Reader Press for permission. Stay tuned.

Meanwhile, click the Spelling City link to practice our words and sentences.

Fill in the word.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Our Needs Assessment

Thank you for voting.

We want to study:

  • the clock
  • signs
  • money and banking
  • the doctor / health
  • the library, and go there in good weather

Friday, December 15, 2017

Maria Gets Sick

Look at us read!

We can now read Maria Gets Sick.

We can do MOST of the activities in Kelly's activity pack.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

We Can See Detroit!

Click PLAY. >> Click FULL SCREEN. The slides change every 5 seconds.

Sunday, November 26, 2017

We Made Gingerbread Cookies!

Here is our LEA book just waiting for us to create the story.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Gingerbread Man

Hello, class!

You told me you do not want to study shopping for clothes next. You do not want to learn more about preparing for winter. You want to make gingerbread cookies!

Okay! We will learn about fractions and Canadian culture from this. We will practice giving and following instructions.

Here is the story of the gingerbread man.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

A Cold Winter Day

There is no computer lab this week.

That's okay!

We can read A Cold Winter Day.

We made videos for our new friends in Calgary.

We know how to use Flipgrid!

We wanted to walk to the riverfront to show our friends.

It was raining.

We can do it next week!

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Mark Goes to the Dentist

We can read.

Mark Goes to the Dentist.
Spell the words.

Don't forget to LOG IN with your password.

We learned about free dental care for our children.

We learned about St. Clair College Dental Clinic.  It's $25 for exam, x-ray and cleaning.  Fillings are not expensive.