Category Archives: Oakville Elementary News

Terry Fox Walk

Each September,  Rotherglen studies the inspirational life story of Terry Fox and his Marathon of Hope across a large part of Canada. We hope to have our classes celebrate his life and accomplishments with a walk in our local community.

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Grade 2 – Having Fun While Reading

In order to guide a child when reading, we need to spark joy and wonder in their imaginations. We are always talking about different reading strategies that help a child connect to a text, gather meaning from what they read, … Continue reading

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Grade 3 Learns about the Human Skeletal System

The Grade 3 students have been learning about the human skeletal system and enthusiastically embraced their follow-up activity by creating their own unique skeletal system and labeling the parts of the skeleton. The students have gained a better understanding of … Continue reading

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Grade 5 Art

Students in Grade 5 learned how to apply the principles of atmospheric perspective to their artwork in order to create more realistic landscapes. Atmospheric perspective (which translates to “the way we see the air around us”) is a natural phenomenon. … Continue reading

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Grade 3 Students Create Area Robots

The students in Class 3A have been learning about Area in their math curriculum and they designed Area Robots. It was a great way for the students to practise determining the length and width of a rectangle when given the … Continue reading

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Grade 2 Students Learn about Rocks and Minerals

The students in Grade 2 are excited to be learning about Rocks and Minerals. They were proud to share their rock collections and happy to have fun with rocks. They made Inuksuk, created designs with pebbles, and even made dinosaur … Continue reading

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Grade 5 Science

The students in Grade 5 enjoyed an interactive workshop presented by engineer Rachelle of Scientists in School. Rachelle led the students through a series of experiments and discussions related to testing structures on a homemade earthquake table! The students were asked … Continue reading

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Grade 8 Science – Infographics

An infographic is meant to provide an easy to understand overview of a given topic or issue using text and graphics. Students in Grade 8 were tasked with researching a country that experiences water scarcity. The first step was to … Continue reading

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Grade 6 Art

The students in Grade 6 finished their Monochromatic Cityscape projects this week. After looking at monochromatic colour schemes in famous pieces of art, the students were asked to design a digital cityscape using the same technique. They focused on shape … Continue reading

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Canadian Government – Grade 5

The students in Grade 5 have begun their focus on the Canadian Government and more specifically the municipal level of government. On Thursday, March 18, Oakville’s Mayor, Rob Burton, joined the students virtually to inform the students about his role and responsibilities … Continue reading

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