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Please note that this website will no longer be updated, as I (Aviva) have moved from a Grade 1/2 teacher to a Grade 6 teacher for next year. I hope that you like all that is shared here though.


Photographs and Information About Class and School Activities

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We will regularly add updates here about classroom activities. These updates will often include photographs, videos, or slideshows. Please make sure that you sign and return the Photograph Permission Form as soon as possible, so that your child can appear here. Thank you to those people that have already done so! If you have any questions about this, please feel free to e-mail Aviva Dunsiger.

Video of the Grade 1/2 Classroom

Have a look inside our room! I hope that you enjoy what you see!


Grade 1/2 Classroom Updates: Miss Dunsiger's Class
First Round of Centres - - Grade 2 students are encouraged to add more sticky notes to this Lino Wall too:











Second Round of Centres -
Third Round of Centres -

Halloween Centres - Here is an Animoto Slideshow of our Halloween Literacy and Math Centres.


You can see a description of the expectations met through these centres in this blog post.
Fourth Round of Centres -

Math Problem Solving - Click here to read more about the math problems that we've started completing in class. These math problems help the Grade 1 and Grade 2 students work on their counting skills, one-to-one correspondence skills, and number recognition skills. In this blog post, there are some short video clips of some of the students completing our first math problem as part of Contexts For Learning.
Fifth Round of Centres -

Colour Centres - You can see information about the expectations met through these centres in these two blog posts: 1 and 2.

Sixth Round of Centres -
Seventh Round of Centres -
Eighth Round of Centres -
100th Day Activities - View videos and information about our 100th Day of School Activities - Link 1, Link 2, Link 3, and Link 4
Ninth Round of Centres -
Tenth Round of Centres -
New Literacy Centre Routine -
Fairytale and Community Additions To The New Literacy Centre Routine -

Community Additions To The New Literacy Centre Routine -

Eleventh Round of Math Centres -
Communities and Mapping Additions To The New Literacy Centre Routine -
Twelfth Round of Math Centres -
Mapping Additions To The New Literacy Centre Routine -
Butterfly Additions To The New Literacy Centre Routine -
Probability Activities -
Structures and Simple Machines Additions To The New Literacy Centre Routine - - We worked on these structures and simple machines activities for two weeks.
Thirteenth Round of Math Centres -
Point of View Additions To The New Literacy Centre Routine -
Scientists In The Schools - Simple Machines - Videos and Tweets - Click on the video links in the Storify story below to view them.


More Point of View Additions To The New Literacy Centre Routine -
Fourteenth Round of Math Centres -
Still More Point of View Additions To The New Literacy Centre Routine -
Point of View and Gathering Information -
Measurement Activity - Full Class Activity - See this blog post link.
Summer Olympic Literacy Centre Activities -
Fifteenth Round of Math Centres -
More Summer Olympic Literacy Centre Activities -
Sixteenth Round of Math Centres - We are not done these centres yet, but will finish them before the end of the school year. These math centres reinforce the skills taught throughout the year in math.
Dr. Seuss Literacy Centre Activities -