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  1. 1. W E E K LY U P D A T E JUNE 4 2010 GRAD E 5 A @ C D N I S The Human Body, Literature Circles Wrap-up and Solving Problems with Area and Decimals Dear Parents, beginning to wind down. Rob Stewart, creator and Students will no longer be director of Sharkwater Our week started with the required to complete premiered his movie in the students hearing the candidate reading logs or write LLAC to an audience of CDNIS speeches for the Lower School summaries. This shouldn’t students. It was amazing Student Council. It was a be interpreted as students movie that lead to some stressful time for all those risk not feeling the need to read excellent discussions on the takers to get on stage in front of each evening. By this age, theme of our environmental hundreds of their peers and students should be reading responsibilities. If you have a deliver a persuasive speech. independently at least moment, I strongly Congratulations to the sole 5A 30-40 minutes per evening recommend you explore the candidate, Patricia, who earned a and I hope this good habit site above as well as discuss place on the Council. can continue throughout the the movie with your child. Another very special event this summer break. Beach Day will be on June week was the Grade 6 PYP In Math, students are 14. Please, if you have not Exhibition. Please refer to the wrapping up their a l r e a d y, c o n t r i b u t e s o m e Flash for details. From the Grade exploration of area and goodies through our Google 5 perspective, the students had perimeter (which have Doc, which has been sent to an excellent op portunity to included decimals). We’ve you three times already. experience the culminating completed our Literature activity in which they too will Circles and are involved participate next year. As a PYP Congratulations to Glenn, with some culminating teacher, I was simply amazed Adrian, Ali, Irmina, tasks. In our inquiry, we with the knowledge, skills and Christian and Henry for have identified the various understanding that the Grade 6 receiving the 5A@CDNIS parts of the body systems students demonstrated. I really awards this week. and have discussed puberty. cannot wait to see our Grade 5s Next week we’ll complete donaldmacpherson@cdnis.edu.hk up there, demonstrating as much the unit with a test! We http:// next school year. You can watch don’t often see tests as a djmacpherson.edublogs.org/ some videos of the Exhibition in summative, but we’ve been action at the following site: discussing and working on http://www.justin.tv/samuelko/ study skills. Students will videos reflect on how they Engagements with the approached/prepared for curriculum this school year are the test. Dates to Remember June 11: Grade 5 Assembly June 14: Beach Day (please contribute some goodies on our Google Doc) June 15: Last day of school for students