Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Math Problem Solving

We have been working hard on problem solving and showing our mathematical thinking. Manitoba education has recently come out with a scoring system that breaks down what teachers should be looking for when teaching math problem solving. Here is the link for further information http://www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/assess/report_cards/grading/problem_solving.pdf

Here is an example of a students work with fractions

Monday, 8 February 2016

Attention Grade 5 Parents!

If you are planning to send your child to George Waters Middle School next year here is a link with open house information.

Information pamphlets will also be coming home this week. If you are not sending your child to George Waters then additional information on your chosen school will be coming home shortly.

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

I Love To Read
Dear Families, 
In February, Stevenson school and schools all across Manitoba, will be celebrating “I LOVE TO READ” month.  We have special activities planned to highlight the need for strong literacy skills and to demonstrate that reading is fun! Remember to cuddle up and read at home too!

-FEB 1- ASSEMBLY at 9:00 am. Kindergarten room 7 will be performing a shadow puppet show. Grade 2/3 and grade 4/5 will be singing. We will also have a representative from Boston pizza here to present a cheque to our school for all of the home reading we have been doing!

-FEB 2-WEAR A WORD DAY - students can wear clothing with words or write a word on paper and tape it on their clothing.

-FEB 4- FAMILY READ-IN NIGHT – families are invited to come join staff in the library for some reading, snacks and, prizes and fun! Perhaps a special guest may show up…

-FEB 12-CHARACTER DAY –students are encouraged to dress up like a character from a storybook that they have read.

-FEB 22-24- BOOK SWAP- beginning on Monday Feb. 22 students are encouraged to bring in gently used books and we will give everyone a chance to trade them for other books on Wed. Feb. 24 The more books you bring the more books you get!

-Feb 25- PJ DAY- Students can wear their pajamas and bring a favorite book to school because we are going to snuggle up and read. (leave teddies and blankets at home)

Thanks from
The Stevenson

Literacy Team


On Monday, February 1, we are kicking off I Love to Read month with some fun stories at our 9:00 a.m. assembly.  Our Kindergarten classes and some special guests will be singing and performing “Dinosaur Roar” by Paul and Henrietta Strickland.  The Grade 4/5 Orff Club will be reading and playing “Catalina Magdalena Hoopensteiner Wallendiner Hogan Logan Bogan Was Her Name” by Tedd Arnold.  The whole school will be singing a rap about burgers and books.  We will also have a representative from Boston pizza here to present a cheque to our school for all of the home reading we have been doing.  Families are welcome to join us.