Monthly Archives: September 2017

Terry Fox Run / Walk


Lawfield is pleased to be hosting its annual Terry Fox Run / Walk on Friday, October 6. Students will be participating by walking or running in one of three blocks during the day.

We are calling this a “Toonies for Terry” event. We are asking students to make a $2 donation that will be collected and forwarded to the Terry Fox Foundation for further cancer research. Donations can also be made through School Cash Online.

All students are encouraged to participate in this activity even if they cannot donate at this time.  By taking part in this event, we proudly honour Terry’s spirit and perseverance and contribute to our local community.

We thank you for your support.


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Respiratory System – Lung Model

To help us understand how our respiratory system works, we built these lung models. The plastic bottle is the chest, the ziploc bag is the diaphragm, and the balloon is the lungs. When we pull down the bag (diaphragm), the balloon (lungs) fill up.  When we push up the bag (diaphragm), the balloon (lungs) empties.


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Respiratory System Activities

Lungs Clip Art

Respiratory System

Here are some good sites that explains how the respiratory system works.


This site helps you practise labelling the respiratory system.


Here is a website activity related to asthma –  a disease that affects the respiratory system

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Subtraction Facts Practice Games

Here are some websites to practise subtraction facts.


Here is a site to practise subtracting a 4-digit number from a 4-digit number.


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Subtracting 4-Digit Numbers Anchor Chart

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Ride Smart Program and Free Bike Tune-Ups

We have started the Ride Smart Program! Yesterday was our first day on the bikes and we cannot wait to get on them today! We would like to thank New Hope Community Bikes for sponsoring this event and Lawfield School Council for subsidizing this exciting opportunity to make it free for all students.

Our sponsor will be providing FREE tune-ups after school today (Wednesday, September 27) for the whole family!  Don’t forget to bring your bikes to take advantage of this great offer.


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Meet the Staff


Our ‘Meet the Staff’ night is on Thursday, September 28th from 5:00 to 6:30!  Come by our classroom to say hi.  I look forward to meeting you.

Please bring in a non-perishable food item or two if you can to support our community food bank.  Thank you.

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Adding Whole Numbers Anchor Chart

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Scholastic Book Orders are due by Thursday, September 21st!

Please bring in your book orders and money by Thursday, September 21!  I will put in the order on Thursday night and the books should arrive by Tuesday or Wednesday of the following week.

If you have any suggestions for books that you think I should order for our classroom library, please post them here.

If you are convincing I might just order them. 😉








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Respiratory System Vocabulary

Lungs Clip Art

Respiratory  System

nose, throat, larynx (voice box), trachea (windpipe), lungs, alveoli (air sacs), oxygen, carbon dioxide, arteries, capillaries, veins, blood, diaphragm, breathing, inhale, exhale, mucus, epiglottis, bronchial tubes


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