Bi-weekly updates!

Assalamu Allaykum parents & Students!

Grade 5 Language:

Lots of work on The Cay Reader which we have completed reading now. We will continue with comprehension and new vocabulary words.

We’ve also worked on Communication Skills with a focus on irregular verbs.

More LA Grammar practice and Noble Brother vocabulary as well.

We are writing letters to participate in a Canadian Mail Race which encourages students to send letters to each other across Canada.

Finally, we completed listening to each other’s speeches and received coaching on how to delivery strong, convincing ones!

Grade 5 Islamic Studies

We’ve wrapped our unit on Prophet Salih (allahyi al Salam)

Grade 5 Art

We will continue with our Greek artwork. We will need a lot of newspapers/ paper flyers for paper mache this Friday. Please send along with your son/ daughter on Friday.

Grade 6 Language

We continue with EQAO preparations, by reviewing our questions and learning how to “beef” up our answers with strong evidence from text, as well as our ideas.

We were fortunate to receive a surprise visit from a two-time Martial Arts World champion originally from Iraq which provided a perfect opportunity to practice asking questions and we are now going to write a news article based on his visit. Perfect timing!

Underground to Canada reader is ongoing with comprehension exercises and vocabulary. Noble Brother vocabulary has also been assigned in order to enlarge the students’ language toolbox.

We also completed our speeches and learned a lot about fantastic subjects that are timely and relevant to all of us! Great work to one and all.

Grade 5 & Grade 6 Social Studies will resume next week, as speech competitions took up much time.

Grade 5/6 Arabic as a second Language:
Students learned new lessons in Arabic Class, ” Khadeejah bint Khowailed ( R)”,  they learned new vocabularies, and how to read and write the new lines,  and they are doing exercises related to the lessons. Students had vocabulary and nasheed test.Masha’Alalh they did wonderful job in Arabic Festival.                                                                                                                                                    –       Tr. Hoda
More updates on other subjects will be posted as they are made available insha’Allah!
Upcoming events:
Rag and Bone Puppet Theatre was postponed to Tuesday, May 8 at 8:45 – 9:45 a.m.insha’Allah.
Fundraising Dinner May 13
Talent Show May 18
Best wishes!
Tr. Amira
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Posted on May 1, 2012, in Class newsletters - Grade 5, parents!. Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.

  1. Asalamualaikum teacher Amira,
    Can you please post the photo gallery information or the form on the blog by Tuesday May 1, 2012.
    Jazakullahukhairan, Zainab

  2. Bassima Ramadan

    Assalamualaikum teacher

    Have a good night

  3. Assalamualaikum Tr. Amira,

    1) Can I put the sentence as: “The students beseeched Mr. Al-Niaimi to come another time, but he’s a busy man you know.”

    2) Why are there ads on your blog now?

    Thanks,
    Sindeed

  4. Assalamualaikum Tr. Amira,

    I found out why my gravatar wasn’t working, wrong email. Here is the website I was talking about:

    http://www.galaxy.bedfordshire.gov.uk/webingres/bedfordshire/vlib/0.children_teenagers/vhc_how_newspaper.htm

    Thanks,
    Sindeed

  5. tr. amira please look at the email i sent you

  6. tr.amira sent you a new one because i just added more to it please print that out instead

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