Section Internationale CE1 Integrated Programme 
School year 2021 - 2022

On this page, you will find a brief description of what we do in class as well as the assigned homework.  Videos seen in class will also be included on the date watched in class. 

Date quick links

In Class Work and Homework Assignments

 

Monday, September 6, 2021

Focus: Introductions

In Class

  • Organizing class materials

  • Getting to know each other

  • Summer Holiday presentations

Homework (due Monday, September 13)

  • Parent Questionnaire

  • Student Questionnaire (click to open)

  • Spelling List 1

Thursday, September 9, 2021

The World Around Us (Time Unit, week 1)

In Class

  • All About Me worksheet

  • Days of the Week (worksheet)

  • Months of the Year (worksheet)

  • Queen Elizabeth I (Oxford International Primary History Pupil Book 2, Unit 2.1)

    • History Workbook, Unit 2.1, page 20

Homework (due Monday, September 13)

  • Student - Parent - Teacher Agreement

  • Queen Elizabeth I, Danger at sea! (History Workbook 2, Unit 2.1, page 21)

  • All About Me worksheet (if not finished in class)

Note from Ruth Hasid about Bayard Presse Adventure Box:
Your child will bring home sample copies in a bag for you to either keep if placing a subscription or to return to school if not. N.B. ALL SUBSCRIPTIONS ARE TO BE SENT DIRECTLY TO THE BAYARD ADDRESS GIVEN. Depending on the number of magazines ordered the section will receive free subscriptions for the school.

 

Monday, September 13, 2021

Grammar

In Class

  • Grammar Helpful Hints

    • Alphabet (What are the consonants?  What are the vowels?)

    • What is a sentence?

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Pupil book 2, Unit 1

    • Blend sounds, connectives (and, but, because), two-letter phoneme /ar/, expressing ideas precisely​

Homework (due Monday, September 20)

  • Spelling Worksheet

    • ​Words: made, date, play, main, desks, books, friends, buses, wishes, boxes, BONUS: tomorrow

  • Grammar 2 Workbook (complete if not already finished in class)

    • page 4: Writing in Sentences 

    • page 5: Sentence Punctuation (optional)

    • page 10: Statements

  • Spelling 2 Workbook

    • page 4: The long ‘a’ sound

    • page 33: Topic Words 2 (optional)

  • Oxford Reading Tree book (found in Reading folder)

    • Read the book and complete the worksheet

Thursday, September 16, 2021

The World Around Us (Time Unit, week 2)

In Class

  • Seasons - Months  worksheet

  • Queen Victoria (Oxford International Primary History Pupil Book 2, Unit 2.2)

    • History Workbook, Unit 2.2, page 22

Homework (due Monday, September 20, 2021)

  • Queen Victoria, Local history study (History Workbook 2, Unit 2.2, page 22)* (*optional)

  • My Personal Timeline worksheet

 

Monday, September 20, 2021

Grammar

In Class

  • Grammar Helpful Hints

    • Commands

    • What is a noun?

    • Singular and Plural Nouns (1)

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Pupil book 2 & Workbook, Unit 2

    • How to get to my house (exercise done orally), p. 26-27

    • Workbook: Catch the Dragon's Tail games, p. 18-21

Homework (due Monday, September 27)

  • Spelling Worksheet

    • ​Words: January, February, March,  April, May,  June, July, August, September, October, BONUS:  NOVEMBER, DECEMBER

  • Grammar 2 Workbook (complete if not already finished in class)

    • page 13: Commands 

    • page 18: Nouns and noun phrases

  • Spelling 2 Workbook

    • page 6: The long ‘o’ sound

    • page 16: Adding ‘s’ and ‘es’

  • Oxford Reading Tree book (found in Reading folder)

    • Read the book and complete the worksheet

Thursday, September 23, 2021

The World Around Us (Time Unit, week 3)

In Class

  • Times of day (morning, afternoon, evening, night)

  • Queen Victoria (Oxford International Primary History Pupil Book 2, Unit 2.3)

    • History Workbook, Unit 2.3, page 22

Homework 

  • None!  The children worked very well in class!

  • I would recommend that you help your children practise identifying the times of day with your children.  It's simple - just ask them things like, "What time of day is 10:00am / 3:00pm / 9:00pm / 2:00am," etc.  

 

Monday, September 27, 2021

Grammar

In Class

  • Grammar Helpful Hints

    • What is a verb? (When is past, present & future?)

    • Present Tense Verbs

    • Past Tense Verbs (1)

    • Compound words

  • Grammar 2 Workbook

    • page 8: Verbs: Past & present tense 1 - Exercise 1

    • page 24: Compound nouns - Exercise 1

    • page 26: Verbs with -ing: present tense - Exercise 1

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Pupil Book 2

    • pages 53-57: How Bear Lost His Tail

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook 2

    • page 36: Long vowel sound /ou/

Homework (due Monday, October 4)

  • Spelling Worksheet

    • ​Words: food, choose, rude, blue, group, knew, truth, football, birthday, supermarket, rainbow, BONUS: PLAYGROUND

  • Grammar 2 Workbook (complete if not already finished in class)

    • page 8: Verbs: Past & present tense 1

    • page 24: Compound nouns (see video)

    • page 26: Verbs with -ing: present tense

  • Spelling 2 Workbook

    • page 8: Adding ‘ing’

    • page 10: The long ‘oo’ sound

  • Oxford Reading Tree book (found in Reading folder)

    • Read the book and complete the worksheet

Thursday, September 30, 2021

The World Around Us (Time Unit, week 4)

In Class

  • Times of day (morning, afternoon, evening, night)

  • What can we learn from a portrait? (Oxford International Primary History Pupil Book 2, Unit 2.4)

    • History Workbook, Unit 2.4, page 26-27

Homework 

  • Oxford International Primary History Workbook 2, Unit 2.4

    • pages 26-27

  • Parts of the Day worksheet

  • Months and Seasons worksheet* (optional - if completed correctly, students will get an extra Bonus Point!)

 

Monday, October 4, 2021

Grammar

In Class

  • Grammar Helpful Hints

    • Question words

    • Words ending in 'y'

Homework (due Monday, October 11, 2021)

  • Spelling Worksheet, Spelling List (5) – Question Words

    • ​Words: who, what, when, where, why, which, how, because, but, and, BONUS: QUESTION

  • Grammar 2 Workbook

    • page 11: Questions

    • page 27: Verbs with -ing: past tense

  • Spelling 2 Workbook

    • Page 11: Adding ‘ed’* (Bonus:  Complete this with the other homework and get an extra bonus point!)

    • page 13: Adding ‘-ing’ and ‘-ed’ to words ending in ‘y’ (done in class)

  • My Favourite Activity Worksheet

    • Finish completing worksheet worksheet. 

    • This worksheet will be used for an oral presentation next Monday.

  • Oxford Reading Tree book (found in Reading folder):  

    • Read the book and complete the worksheet

Thursday, October 7, 2021

The World Around Us (Time Unit, week 5)

In Class

  • Different Times (Oxford International Primary History Pupil Book 2, Unit 2.5)

    • History Workbook, Unit 2.5, page 28-29

  • Life in Victorian Britain as a child worksheet 

  • Telling time to the hour

  • Telling time to the half-hour

Homework 

  • Oxford International Primary History Workbook 2, Unit 2.5

    • pages 28-29* (Page 29 Bonus:  If a student finishes all other homework and does page 29, they will get an extra bonus point!)

  • 'Life in Victorian Britain as a child' worksheet

  • 'Telling time to the half-hour' worksheet 

 

Monday, October 11, 2021

Grammar

In Class

  • My favourite Activity Oral Presentations

  • Grammar Helpful Hints

    • Conjunctions - Joining words​ (focusing on: and, but, when, because)

  • Grammar 2 Workbook

    • page 6: Joining words 'and', 'but'

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Pupil Book 2

    • pages 71-74: Exploring Volcanoes (done orally), long vowel sounds, conjunctions

 

Homework (due Monday, October 18, 2021)

  • Spelling Worksheet, Spelling List (6) – Question Words

    • ​Words: morning, afternoon, evening, night, second, minute, hour, day, clock, half, BONUS: TOMORROW

  • Grammar 2 Workbook

    • page 6: Joining words 'and', 'but'

    • page 22: Joining words 'when', 'because

  • Spelling 2 Workbook

    • Page 4: The long 'a' sound

    • page 5: The long 'i' sound* (Optional -  Bonus)

    • page 7: The long 'e' sound* (Optional - Bonus)

  • My Favourite Activity Worksheet

    • Finish completing worksheet worksheet. 

    • This worksheet will be used for an oral presentation next Monday.

  • Oxford Reading Tree book (found in Reading folder):  

    • Read the book and complete the worksheet

*Optional - Bonus:  This page is optional.  If a student completes this in addition to the other assignments, they will get an extra bonus point!

Thursday, October 14, 2021

The World Around Us (Time Unit, week 6)

In Class

  • Review of telling time to the hour, half-hour and parts of the day.

  • Telling time to the quarter-hour worksheets

  • Watch Class Activity

Homework 

  • Time to the Quarter Hour: Digital and Analog worksheet

  • Study for Time Unit Test 

    • Time Unit Study Guide given to students.  (Click here for Time Unit Study Guide.)

    • Time Unit Test will be on Thursday, October 21.

Monday, October 18, 2021

Grammar

In Class

  • My favourite Activity Oral Presentations

  • Grammar Helpful Hints

    • Adjective

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Pupil Book 2

    • pages 86-89: Poetry

  • Poetry writing

 

Homework (due Monday, November 8, 2021)​​

  • October Poem (on worksheet handed out in class)

    • Write your own acrostic poem about October!

    • Start each line with a word that begins with the letter at the beginning of that line.

    • Example: Outstanding Weather, Colourful leaves, The leaves fall, etc…

  • Study Helpful Hints pages to prepare for Grammar Test on Monday, November  8

    • Helpful Hints pages can be found in the Spelling & Grammar notebook.

  • Oxford Reading Tree books (found in Reading folder):  

    • Read the books and complete at least one worksheet.

 

Thursday, October 21, 2021

The World Around Us (Time Unit Test & Spatial Awareness Unit, week 1)

In Class

  • Time Unit Test

  • Begin Spatial Awareness Unit

    • What is a map?   What is a globe?  What are the 7 continents?  What are the 5 oceans?  ​

Homework (due Thursday, November 12, 2021)

  • Continents andOceans Review 2 & 3 worksheets (pages 96 & 97)

CE1 Toussaint 2021 Holiday Break English Grammar Homework letter can be found here.

 

Monday, November 8, 2021

Grammar

In Class

  • About My Holiday Presentation

  • Grammar Test 1

  • Grammar Helpful Hints

    • Adverbs

    • Suffixes

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Pupil Book 2

    • pages 99-102: Poetry

 

Homework (due Monday, November 15, 2021)​​

  • Spelling Worksheet: Spatial Awareness List (1)

    • compass rose, north, south, east, west, right, left, front, behind, map, BONUS: direction

  • Grammar 2 Workbook 

    • page 32: Adverbs

    • page 33: Adverbs with suffix -ly

  •  Spelling 2 Workbook 

    • page 17: Adding ‘s’ to words ending in ‘y’

  • Oxford Reading Tree book (found in Reading folder):  

    • Read the book and complete the worksheet

 

Monday, November 15, 2021

Grammar

In Class

  • Spelling Quiz

  • Dictionary Detectives​

 

Homework (due Monday, November 15, 2021)​​

  • Start learning the song and dance for the Christmas Show - Up on the Housetop!

  • Oxford Reading Tree book (found in Reading folder):  

    • Read the book and complete the worksheet

Thursday, November 18, 2021

The World Around Us (Time Unit Test & Spatial Awareness Unit, week 2)

In Class

  • Review

    • What is a globe? ​

    • How many oceans and continents are there?

  • How do you use a map?

  • What is a compass rose?

  • What are the cardinal directions?

Homework (due Thursday, November 25, 2021)

  • Around the Town worksheet (pages 12)

 

Monday, November 22, 2021

Grammar

In Class

  • Helpful Hints

    • Suffixes

    • Prefixes

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook, Unit 2

    • 122-127 (out loud)

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook, Unit 2

    • p. 70-72, 76, 78

 

Homework (due Monday, November 29, 2021)​​

  • Spelling List Worksheet

    • globe, continent, ocean, sea, Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Australia, BONUS: ANTARCTICA

  • Grammar 2 Workbook 

    • page 14-15: Revision 1

  •  Spelling 2 Workbook 

    • p.28: Adding the prefix un-

    • p.29: Adding prefixes un- and dis-

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook, Unit 2

    • pages 74-75*  (optional – for extra BONUS POINTS)

  • Practice Christmas songs for Christmas Show (links and lyrics above)

  • Oxford Reading Tree book (found in Reading folder):  

    • Read the book and complete the worksheet

Thursday, November 25, 2021

The World Around Us (Time Unit Test & Spatial Awareness Unit, week 3)

In Class

  • Review the Globe

  • What is a map? A compass rose?  The cardinal directions? (review N-S-E-W & NNE, SSW, etc.)

  • Worksheets:

    • Map of Europe

    • Map keys

    • Map scale

    • Map grids

Homework (due Thursday, December 2, 2021)

  • Map of Europe 

  • My Imaginary Town* (optional: Students may complete this in addition to the other homework to get an extra Bonus Point.)

    • Children will create a map of an imaginary town, including a key, a compass rose and a map of the town.

 

Monday, November 29, 2021

Grammar

In Class

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook, Unit 2

    • Unit 9: Wordplay poems, pages 130-132 (oral discussion)

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook, Unit 2

    • Unit 9: Wordplay poems, pages 80-84

 

Homework (due Monday, December 6, 2021)​​

  • Spelling List Worksheet

    • high, light, might, tight, child, kite, smile, size, white, while, BONUS: HEIGHT

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook, Unit 2

    • pages 85-86 – Write a poem about an amazing new animal.​

    • (Copies were handed out in class; they can be found in Homework Folder)

  • Practice Christmas songs for Christmas Show (links and lyrics above)

  • Oxford Reading Tree book (found in Reading folder):  

    • Read the book and complete the worksheet

Thursday, December 2, 2021

The World Around Us (Time Unit Test & Spatial Awareness Unit, week 4)

In Class

  • Review the Globe

  • What is a map?  A compass rose?  The cardinal directions (review N-S-E-W & NNE, SSW, etc.)

  • How many continents?  How many oceans?

  • What is a map key?

  • How to use a map grid

Worksheets:  From evan-moor.com’s workbook, ‘Beginning Geography’

  • What is a border?  (p. 26)

  • Map skills, Reviews 1-3 (page 35-37)

  • YouTube Video about landforms and bodies of water: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWTDmg8OI_Y

  • Landforms and Bodies of Water booklet

  • Landforms and Bodies of Water, A Center Activity (p. 62)

Homework (due Thursday, December 9, 2021)

  • Landforms and Bodies of Water booklet (Reread and follow colouring directions)

  • Landforms and Bodies of Water, Reviews 1-2 (p. 69-71)

  • Landforms and Bodies of Water, Review 3* OPTIONAL: BONUS POINT

  • Location on a Grid* OPTIONAL: BONUS POINT

 

Monday, December 6, 2021

Grammar

In Class

  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas 

  • Worksheet: Convince the Grinch that the Christmas season is worth

  • celebrating

  • My letter to the Grinch

 

Homework (due Monday, December 13, 2021)​​

  • Spelling List Worksheet

    • Christmas, wreath, winter, snowflake, North Pole, elf, stocking, present, merry, holiday, BONUS: REINDEER

  • Worksheets

    • Finish 'My letter to the Grinch'

  • Grammar 2 Workbook

    • pages 16-17: Writing Task 1, An Exciting Day (OPTIONAL: BONUS POINT)​

  • Practice Christmas songs for Christmas Show (links and lyrics above)

  • Oxford Reading Tree book (found in Reading folder):  

    • Read the book and complete the worksheet

Thursday, December 9, 2021

The World Around Us (Time Unit Test & Spatial Awareness Unit, week 5)

​CLASS ADVENTURE

  • PIRATE TREASURE HUNT

    • Colour pirate hats

    • Watch landforms video for a refresher

    • Follow the clues to get to the treasure

 

Final Subject of Spatial Awareness – City vs Country

  • Discussion of Urban, Suburban, and Rural communities

  • Look at pictures of cities, suburbs and country communities

    • Evaluate how to identify these places

  • Worksheets:

    • Urban, Rural and Suburban Communities

Homework (due Thursday, December 9, 2021)

  • Finish 'Urban, Rural and Suburban Communities' Worksheet started in class

  • 'Using Land in Different Ways' worksheet* (Optional: Bonus Point)

 

Monday, December 13, 2021

Grammar

In Class

  • Spelling Quiz

  • Writing Assignment:  How to Decorate a Christmas Tree

  • Grammar Olympics Pre-Games 2021

 

Homework (due Monday, January 3, 2022)​​

  • Finish writing assignment: How to Decorate a Christmas Tree

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Holiday Fun

​In Class

  • Christmas tree ornament

Homework (due Monday, January 3, 2022) (click here for: Holiday Homework Letter)

  • A Holiday Story: ‘If Santa Claus was stuck in my chimney, I would…’ (worksheet in Homework folder)

  • Holiday Writing (to be written in the Holiday Writing Notebook

  • Spatial Awareness Worksheets* (*Optional: 1 Bonus Point for each sheet)

    • Holiday Map Scale Measurements 

    • Holiday Compass Rose

    • Tinseltown Reading a Map Using a Map Key

    • Labeling Santa’s Workshop

  • Note:  There will be NO spelling worksheet and NO spelling test when we return to class.

  • Read Oxford Reading Tree books (x2) and do worksheet (can be found in Reading Folder.)

 

Monday, January 3, 2022

Grammar

In Class

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Student book, level 3

    • Unit 1: Home and School

      • pages 8-15 (oral discussion)

      • pages 16-17 (Grammar Notebook)​

 

Homework (due Monday, January 10, 2022)​​

  • REMINDER:  SPATIAL AWARENESS UNIT TEST ON THURSDAY

  • Spelling worksheet, Spelling List 11, Matter Unit (1)

    • words: material, property, rigid, flexible, hard, soft, absorbent, waterproof, dull, shiny, BONUS: observation

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook 3, Unit 1

    • pages 4-5: Home and School – Stories with familiar settings

    • page 6: Words and sentences

    • page 7*:  Nouns, adjectives and verbs (*optional for extra Bonus Point)

  • Grammar Workbook 2

    • page 37: Proper nouns

    • page 40*: Longer noun phrases (*optional for extra Bonus Point)

Thursday, January 6, 2022

Matter Unit (1)

In Class

  • Spatial Awareness Unit Test

  • Journal Writing  

    • Question:  Describe yourself in four words.  Why did you pick these words?

  • Matter Unit: Investigating Materials

    • Cambridge Primary Science Learner’s Book 3

      • pages 46-47:  Unit 5.1 – Properties of materials

Homework (due Thursday, January 13, 2022)

  • Cambridge Primary Science Activity Book 3 (Homework)

    • page 27

 

Monday, January 10, 2022

Grammar

In Class

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Student book, level 3

    • Unit 1: Home and School

      • pages 8-15 (oral discussion)

      • pages 16-17 (Grammar Notebook)​

 

Homework (due Monday, January 17, 2022)​​

  • Spelling worksheet, Spelling List 12, Tricky Words (1)

    • words: Spelling words: only, buy, great, eight, lady, break, wild, eye, group, shoe BONUS: PIRATE

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook 3, Unit 1

    • page 8* (optional: for additional Bonus Point)

    • pages 9-10

Thursday, January 13, 2022

Matter Unit (2)

In Class

  • Writing Journal

    • Question: Describe your best day at school.  What happened?

  • Matter Unit: Investigating Materials

    • Cambridge Primary Science Learner’s Book 3

      • pages 48-49:  Unit 5.2 – Sorting objects

      • pages 50-51:  Unit 5.1 – What is this material useful for?

Homework (due Thursday, January 20, 2022)

  • Cambridge Primary Science Activity Book 3 (Homework)

    • page 28: Unit 5.2 - Sorting objects

    • page 29: Unit 5.3 - What is this material useful for?* (optional: for additional Bonus Point)

 

Monday, January 17, 2022

Grammar

In Class

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Student book, level 3

    • Unit 2: Find out how!

      • pages 24-33 (oral discussion)

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook level 3,

    • Unit 2: Find out How!

      • page 12-13

 

Homework (due Monday, January 24, 2022)​​

  • Spelling worksheet, Spelling List 12, Tricky Words (1)

    • spelling words: lazy, funny, lucky, smokey, scary, runny, curly, tasty, shaky, dirty, BONUS: SHINY

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook 3, Unit 2

    • page 14-15

  • Spelling 2 workbook

    • page 22: Adding the suffix ‘y’

  • Grammar 2 workbook

    • page 37: Proper nouns* (optional for Bonus Point)

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Matter Unit (3)

In Class

  • Writing Journal

    • Question: Describe your best day at school.  What happened

  • Matter Unit: Investigating Materials

    • Cambridge Primary Science Learner’s Book 3

      • pages 48-49:  Unit 5.4 – Testing Material

  • The Water Cycle - begin discussion and explanation

    • watch video

    • Read The Water Cycle sheet 1

    • Begin The Water Cycle sheet 2

Homework (due Thursday, January 27, 2022)

  • Cambridge Primary Science Activity Book 3 

    • page 28: Unit 5.4 - Testing Material* (optional: for additional Bonus Point)

  • Finish The Water Cycle (sheet 2)

 

Monday, January 24, 2022

Grammar

In Class

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Student book, level 3

    • Unit 2: Find out how!

      • pages 30-31 (oral discussion)

      • pages 34-35: Sentences & Verb Tenses (English Grammar Notebook)

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook level 3,

    • Unit 2: Find out How!

      • page 17-18

 

Homework (due Monday, January 24, 2022)​​

  • Spelling worksheet: Spelling List 14: the long ‘e’ sound

    • words:  teeth, sheet, keep, these, brief, field, neat, cheat, heat, even, bonus: belief

  • Oxford English for Cambridge Primary Workbook 3, Unit 2

    • page 16* (optional for Bonus Point)

    • pages 17-18

  • Grammar 2 workbook

    • page 12: Exclamations* (optional for Bonus Point)

    • page 39: Checking tense