Today, students wore orange shirts in support of 'ORANGE SHIRT DAY'. We discussed some of Canada's history, residential schools, and reconciliation. All countries have things we are not proud of and for our government to acknowledge these wrongs is a step in the right direction, however, we still have much work to do in this area. We will continue learning about indigenous cultures within each and every subject area this year. Learning about Canada's history helps us understand our past and hopefully create better future for everyone.
1) MATH: UNDERSTANDING NUMBERS (FLUENCY & FLEXIBILITY)
- Fact family and Divisibility lesson worksheet. (Should have been filled out during the lesson. Click here to see the lesson)
- Click here for unit learning intentions (click)
- The collage will be due Friday so please bring in any magazines or 3-D objects you may need for the project
- Word analysis
- Meaning Test Friday
- Today we talked some about Canada's history and tried to understand the meaning behind wearing Orange Shirts.
- Watch the two videos about the origin of Orange Shirt Day and then imagine you are wearing an orange shirt and are asked the following question.
- Why are you wearing an orange shirt today?
1. Answer the question in your own words and in first person, just like you are talking.
2. Use quotations to show you are talking.
3. Include several sentences (4-6) to explain.
(Example) "I am wearing an orange shirt because...
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