Box 10, 3900 Arthur Drive, Delta BC V4K 3N5
1 604-946-2611

The Week of December 4-8

  • Library books - due Friday, December 8 (please check your child's planner for any overdue notices)
  • No Spelling this week - please PRACTICE the Christmas Concert Song...I know it's a tough one, so please practice as often as possible!
  • Raz Kids & Mathletics - usernames and passwords will be coming home soon.  Please spend at least 15 minutes a night on these websites!  



  • 4 Cats field trip is on December 7 (160-8040 Garden City, Richmond)
  • Hot Lunch - ordering available on








Language Arts - Novel Study:  Lulu and the Brontosaurus; Words Their Way spelling sorts and spelling assessments based on sounds and patterns; students are moving along in their ReadWell guided reading groups; working on short vowel sounds; daily journals; started author study - Melanie Watt, we are reading the Scaredy Squirrel series

Math - Number relations (identifying numerals, words, one-to-one connections), reading number words to twenty; skip counting

Social Studies - Finishing up Thanksgiving thoughts, Groups I belong to (family, school, teams)

Science - Seasons (First Nations study); living things; nocturnal animals

Health and Career Education - Daily Physical activities in the classroom

Religion - Holy Trinity



  • Finishing up Lulu and the Brontosaurus
  • making some fun crafts and doing some creative writing with Melanie Watt's Scaredy Squirrel series
  • Words Their Way - building on our spelling sorts with new spelling games and activities (word bingo this week!)
  • Learning more about the Indegenous Peoples of Canada
  • Learning about Owls, raccoons and other nocturnal animals 
  • Holy Trinity, Advent
  • Math, Health and Career, and Social Studies - continuing with current units



Welcome to our Words Their Way spelling program!

Your child is coming home with a page of sound sorts or word family sorts.  Please cut and sort them out with your child.  Talk about the sound patterns, think of other words that have similart sound patterns.  Click here for a sample sort  sample 1   sample 2

Tomorrow, a spelling notebook will come home.  Sort your words again, and have your child sound out the words and write them in the correct column in their notebooks.  Click here for notebook examples   sample 1     sample 2

For spelling assessments, I am only looking for correct application of the sounds/word patterns focused on in each unit - not always looking for correct spelling of the entire word.

Every now and then, I come across interesting, insightful, helpful, and funny articles that help me understand 6 year olds a little better, or give me a new perspective on teaching...instead of flooding your emails with links and silly memes, I'll share them here...if you come across anything good, email me the links and I'm happy to post them here as well!


After School Meltdowns
Inside the First Grader's Brain




Here is a link to more links - Online Story Sites for Children
starfall        abcya        brainpopjr        nasa        nationalgeographickids



Monthly topics will be posted here, below the schedule. 

Please help your child prepare for their turn by finding 2-3 interesting facts about the artifact they will be sharing.













About Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart Elementary is a Catholic Independent school serving the communities of Ladner and Tsawwassen in South Delta, BC.  With a beautiful campus, dedicated staff and a wide range of extracurricular activities, students in K-7 receive a well rounded education within a loving Christian environment.

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Box 10, 3900 Arthur Drive Delta, BC, V4K 3N5
1 604-946-2611