After The Wave – Final Raised Total!

Today Grade 3 found out just how much money was raised during our Sponsored Read-A-Thon for the After the Wave foundation. A few months ago, we learned from Mrs Tananone that Grade 3 at ISB sponsors 12 students from the R35 school that was completely destroyed in the...

Read-A-Thon Kick Off!

Today we “kicked-off” our Read-A-Thon! Everyone has been out collecting sponsors for the challenge they have set themselves to read – some people are trying to read more than 600 minutes over the next two weeks! A couple of people are trying to read...

Author Study VoiceThreads

Some great researching and thinking was done in our Author Study Unit that we finished last week. In class we learned and noticed things that Chris Van Allsburg does as an author and in groups we looked closely at Cynthia Rylant, Tomie de Paola, Margaret Mahy and Gail...

Safe Search Engines

Over the next few weeks we will be Reading to Become Experts!  During this time we may be using books and internet sources to read and learn about certain topics that we would like to become more expert in. We need to understand a little more about how search engines...

Reading Homework Tonight

In your reading notebooks, write a draft letter convincing a reader to read a mystery book that you have already read, and of course, one that you have enjoyed. See the example below to help you with what your letter should sound like. Please see important reminder...