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JK Commerce

This term in math, the JK’s have been learning about money. We have learned the values of each coin and the Canadian symbols they represent. Each child has made their own wallet, which they keep in their work box, with money to spend. We have been shopping for toys around the room. The children can…

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Learning About Bengali Culture in JK

The JK’s have been so fortunate to have Tanjina, our amazing student teacher, in our classroom. Along with doing many fun and exciting activities, including science experiments, gross motor activities and extra reading on a daily basis, Tanjina brought in her National Clothing for cultural studies this week. She talked about the importance of when…

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Full Sentences for JK

Heading into the final stretch of Term 2 in the JK classroom is getting exciting! The JK’s are now recognizing capital letters and punctuation and starting to put sentences together. The goal of the exercise pictured here is to cut various words out and paste them in the correct order to make a proper sentence.…

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Welcome to JK Tanjina

Please join us in welcoming Tanjina to CGS! She started her placement here on Tuesday. She is a lovely addition to the JK class. See below for a few words from Tanjina about her experience. Hello Parents, My name is Tanjina Akter. I am a student of Early Childhood Education at the distance diploma program…

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JK Hosts Resilience

The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak that resists. ~ Japanese Proverb The JKs did a spectacular job of hosting the Resilience Assembly on Thursday. Kudos to Sara A, Meesh and all of the children for working so hard to make the Assembly so special. To see such little ones confidently manage public…

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Spell Well & Resilience in JK

The JKs have had a busy and productive start to the New Year! After completing the first book of the Remediation Plus phonics program before the holidays, it was just a matter of time before the reading process would begin along with book 2 (CVC- consonant vowel consonant). And so it did! The children completed…

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JK Gets Healthy

The JKs have just wrapped up their Healthy Eating Unit in Science with a bang. Nutritionist Linda Tommarino visited today to talk about healthy snacks. Making a snack with Linda was lots of fun! Thank you again to Sienna’s mum for sponsoring the visit for the class.The children have been learning about healthy eating for…

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JK Action This Week

It has been a short but busy week in JK! On Teamwork Tuesdays, the children were put into teams to measure various items including their hats, mitts and snack bags with snapping cubes. They impressed us with their cooperation skills, turn-taking and responsibility sharing. The JK class also really enjoyed the new toys from the…

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Dancing Raisins in JK

The JK’s have been inquisitive little scientists. This week’s science experiment was called “Dancing Raisins”. As a group, we put some raisins in tap water, and some in a glass of bubbly soda water. We observed and made predictions as to what would happen to the raisins. To our patient surprise, the raisins in the…

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The JK Phonics Train

The JKs are moving full steam ahead on our phonics train. They have just been introduced to our 3rd vowel, I is for Itch. So exciting! As a fine motor follow up activity, the children used rubber letter stamps, incorporating the nine letter sounds we have introduced so far. They were encouraged to see how…

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