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Grade 1 Foundation Wishlist Arrivals

The Grade 1 students have been thoroughly enjoying their new board games and toys! The children shared with us that they would really like some new, specific things to play with during their Free Choice time, like Connect Four and more Lego. We were lucky enough to have some money left over from our CGS…

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Furry Friends in Grade 1

The Grade 1’s had a very exciting visit this week. Pegasus and James Bond, Erick’s very cute guinea pigs, came in to say hello. Thank you to Erick’s mum for bringing them in! Erick enjoyed telling his classmates all about caring for them and the children loved cuddling with them. James Bond and Pegasus love…

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Grade 1 Dioramas

On Wednesday, the Grade 1 students presented very elaborate and creative dioramas of their own community! The students have been busy working on them for the last two weeks, focusing on the natural and built (man-made) features in their communities and the importance of different buildings and how they meet their needs. The students presented…

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Grade 1 Builds Local

The Grade One class has been learning about their local community in Social Science. They have been learning about natural and built (man-made) features in the community and why we require both of them to meet the needs in our community. The students have been very engaged with this topic and wanted to showcase their…

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Nature & Numbers in Grade 1

The Grade 1 class has been busy reviewing their numbers. For one of their cross-curricular activities, we had the children create their own number wall for the entire class to use. Each student was assigned a number where they had to write both the word and the number. We then went on a neighbourhood nature…

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STEM in Grade 1

The Grade 1 class has been busy at work with their STEM bins. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, all of which we encounter in our everyday lives. The purpose of these bins is to promote thinking divergently, inventively and imaginatively. Students are assigned a task that they must solve using the tools…

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Grade 1 Authors on Tour

The Grade 1s celebrated their accomplishments in writing, editing and illustrating their very own books at our ‘Book Signing’ party today. They were joined by their supportive fans, who were lucky to get the first official peek at these outstanding books. Leading up to the party, the children shared their work with other classes by…

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Grade 1 Mapping

After taking a look at Urban and Rural Communities, the Grade 1s have been exploring mapping in Social Studies this term. They learned about the different parts of a map, different kinds of maps and what they are used for. Technology was incorporated into the lessons by discovering various maps on Google Earth. Seeing CGS from…

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Rainbow Ten Facts in Grade 1

The Grade 1s have been learning their 10 facts with the help of a magic rainbow. If they follow the rainbow, and the numbers that correspond with each colour, they will make a 10 fact. The students have been having a great time making their own 10 fact rainbows, which will be turned into place-mats for them to take home.…

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Giving Thanks in Grade 1

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, the Grade 1s have been reflecting on how fortunate we all are. They had no trouble coming up with things that they appreciate in their lives. They each made a beautiful turkey puppet, which shares one thing that they are thankful for. The puppets were used in our drama class,…

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