Ms. Ellison

April Showers Bring May Flowers, Welcome to May 2020!!

Spelling Test: Friday, February 5, 2021!!
Please practice the following words DAILY!!
Please DO KEEP this sheet in a safe place where you can study them each night until Friday, Feb. 5!
This week's words are: 
am, I'm, with, when, day, play, playing, all, ball, call, car, got

Due Date: 

Monday, February 1, 2021

Math Daily Homework Practice! November 16 to 20, 2020
Skip Counting by 2's to 20: 
2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20.
Skip Counting by 5's to 20:
5, 10, 15, 20.
Counting from 1 to 20.
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20.
Skip Counting by 10's to 100:
10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100.
What comes before or after a given number? Example: 10: before? 9 after? 11 (Pick a number between 1 and 20 and have your child tell you what comes before and after.
Which is more? Pick 2 numbers between 1 and 20; and ask which is more or less than the other number? Do this for each of the numbers between 1 and 20. 
You may create little Math Games to work on these numbers. 

Due Date: 

Monday, November 16, 2020

Spelling List for Friday, November 20, 2020
1. about
2. on
3. one
4. off
5. of
6. did
7. two
8. way
9. or
10. their
11. came
12. come

Due Date: 

Friday, November 20, 2020

Ms. Ellison's Homework for Tuesday, October 13 to Friday, October 16, 2020:
1. Return: Homework folders each day.
2. Complete and Return: New student information sheets that were recently sent home.
3. Study spelling words each day, as they are assigned on Monday until spelling test day on Friday. 
Will be updated throughout the week, please check back regularly!
Have a wonderful week!! 
Ms. Ellison

Homework for Monday, October 5 to Friday, October 9, 2020: (For Students, Parents and Guardians!)
Information Sheets & Homework Folders: Please have your child return their homework folders each day, so that I may be able to put important information forms and notices in the folder without it being lost. 
There was an information sheet that was sent home today with your child, please complete and return as soon as possible in your child's homework folder.
Spelling Test Friday, October 9:
Sight Words for your child to practice reading and spelling at home for spelling test on Friday, October 9, 2020:
and, are, come, for, you, got, here, said, not, play
Please have your child read and spell these words out loud to an adult each evening until their test day on Friday. You may like to create little memory games, flashcards or have your child use each word in a sentence that they tell you. 
Thank you!
Ms. Ellison

Due Date: 

Friday, October 2, 2020

Hey Parents & Guardians! 
I have a few things that need to be covered for this week!
Please ensure that your child's homework folder and any information forms are completed and returned as soon as possible, preferably the next day. 

There have been two forms that have been sent home: Student Information form and NB Public Library Permission Forms for a Library Card. Please be sure these are completed and returned. 
Please provide updated contact information on the Student Information form! 
Lunch AND goody cart money: If you do not wish to send goody cart money, please provide a healthy snack for recess. If your child does not choose from the lunch menu, please send a bagged lunch with your child in the morning for their daily lunch. Dropping off lunches throughout the day is no longer an option due to the Covid-19 Safety Protocol at every school.
Lunches cannot be reheated and there is no microwave service.
Lunch is $2.00 a day and Goody Cart snack is $0.50 per day, of which I am keeping track of on a daily basis. I will send a note home, prior to your child's money running out to send a reminder for you! 
Masks: I am also asking parents and guardians to please ensure that your child has a mask daily, preferably one that can be brought home at the end of the day and washed immediately. If you cannot provide a reusable mask, please ensure they have a disposable mask. These are to be worn on the bus, am and pm and in the hallways at school. It is not required outside, but it is definitely your child's choice. 
Indoor AND Outdoor Footwear: Please ensure that your child has two pairs of footwear, one for inside the building and gym class and one for outside and home. The Indoor sneakers will be kept at school in your child's class.
Appropriate dress for outdoors: Please ensure that your child is dressed appropriately for the weather, outdoor sneakers or shoes, sweaters or hoodies, coats, rainboots for rainy days! 
Book Orders: I will be attaching a digital copy of this month's Scholastic Book Order to this note. If you wish to order for your child, please have the item numbers, price for each item, quantity and total of your book order, with your child's name on it, and send it to me, also, I will be sending home a paper copy this weekend, to be returned by September 25, 2020.
I will be contacting parents with some information to help you get acquainted to me and our classroom EA, Robert Joe! I will provide you with means to contact me, as well as any other information I can provide for your questions! 
DO NOT HESISTATE to contact me at any time for concerns or questions you may have!
Thank you and have an awesome weekend, my Busy Bees and Families!
Ms. Ellison & Robert!

Due Date: 

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Welcome Back Esgenoopetitj Students and Staff!! 
Parents and Guardians and My New Students:
I would like to welcome all the Primary Students, K-5 to Grade 2 to our new school year! I am so very excited to meet my new students this year! I promise you all that we will work very hard together to stay safe, learn lots of new things and have fun in our class, our bubble!! 
We will find out more in the coming days about all the new changes that will happen! I hope to see all the new smiles tomorrow!! 
Thank you, 
Ms. Ellison

Hey Students and Families!
I'm just hoping that everyone has a chance to keep up with your teachers' pages and are having fun while doing activities off their lesson plans! I also hope that everyone is taking at least a minimum of 30 minutes a day to keep up with your reading! Reading is not only directly from a book, or an e-book! You can also read recipes while helping a parent cook, ingredients on your cereal boxes and other food items, instruction manuals for games, ect. There are all kinds of types of reading! Try to get in at least 30 minutes a day to keep up your reading stamina! 
Have a great day and a great weekend!
Ms. Ellison

Today is Thursday, April 9, 2020: Nature Studies! Plant a plant cutting or a seed! Keep a journal with pictures (if possible) or simply have a great discussion with your family about the changes you see taking place! **If you have no plant cuttings or seeds, adopt a little wild plant outside and continue to observe the changes in the growth**

This is just an idea for your little ones at home. With my students, my plan was to plant a cutting of a Spider Plant, but we haven't been able to do that with closure of schools. I have an idea for my students and anyone's children! 
Assignment A:
1: Take a cutting of a plant you may have at home, put it in a bit of water, fresh water daily in the bowl or glass. 
2. If your children have a notebook or can journal on a tablet or something, keep a daily journal of the changes your plant goes through, from the day you have placed it in the water, and then, when the roots start showing. They can even keep an illustrated journal of their plant's progress. 
3. Once the plant starts to root, place it in a pot of soil and keep track of that progress!
4. Good luck growing and enjoy your new plant!
Assignment B:
1. Take a seed, whether it is a vegetable seed or flower seed.
2. Give it a little soak, depending on what the instructions state on the seed packet, or give it a few hours soak if it's fresh from a food. 
3. If you have a little soil, a flower pot, plant this seed.
4. Give it good light.
5. Water the soil lightly when the soil looks dry. 
6. Check it daily. 
7. Keep a journal either every day or every so many days when you've noticed a change or draw pictures of it, OR simply discuss with your parents or guardians, the changes that are taking place with your seed!
8. When you see the seed beginning to sprout, keep sprinkling it with water, love and sunshine!
Enjoy the process! 

Read between 15 and 30 minutes if you have a chance today or over the weekend!! Reading daily builds stamina, teaches you new words and takes you into a whole new world!! 
Ms. Ellison

Due Date: 

Thursday, April 9, 2020

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