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Information about the Grade 5 program in general can be found at Mrs. Fraser and Mr. Symington's blog.

Mr. Meldrum is teaching Physical and Health Education all year. Dance will be taught in September - January and Music from February - June.

June 24 - Outdoor activity
June 23 - Outdoor activity
June 22 - Phys Ed: outdoor dodgeball
June 21 - FIELD TRIP
June 20 - Phys Ed: choice of game, Ultimate or Gaelic Football

June 17 - Phys Ed: Ultimate or Gaelic Football
June 16 - Music: Listening to Student Work
June 15 - Phys Ed: Ultimate Flying Disc
June 14 - Health: Netiquette, cybersafety quiz
June 13 - Phys Ed: Outdoor Activity

June 10 - PA DAY - report card writing
June 9 - Field Trip to Putman + record Music once students return.
June 8 - Phys Ed: Choice of game - Gaelic Football OR Ultimate
June 7 - Health: Managing Stress role-plays
June 6 - Phys Ed: 3v3 control - discs OR Gaelic Football

June 3 - Health: Managing Stress Role-Play
June 2 - Music: Finishing up composing
June 1 - Phys Ed: Disc control skills - 3 v 3
May 31 - Phys Ed: Outdoor Activity
May 30 - Phys Ed: Gaelic Football Workshop

May 27 - Health: Emotional and Interpersonal stress
May 26 - Music: continue composing music
May 25 - Phys Ed: Disc control skills
May 24 - Mr. Meldrum away - outdoor activity

May 20 - Phys Ed: flying disc work
May 19 - Music: continue composing
May 18 - Phys Ed: Flying disc skills - curving the throw
May 17 - Health: Special Puberty presentation
May 16 - Phys Ed: Flying disc skills - forehand

May 13 - Phys Ed: flying disc skills and games
May 12 - Music: form groups, start composing
May 11 - Phys Ed: flying disc skills
May 10 - Health: What is puberty?
May 9 - Phys Ed: finish track and field mini-tries

May 6 - Health: Cybersafety pamphlet design
May 5 - Music: Composing music - contrast, repetition, variety, balance
May 4 - Phys Ed: Track and Field - distance runs
May 3 - Special opportunity - Mathletes
May 2 - Phys Ed: Track and Field - sprints

Apr 29 - Phys Ed: throwing
Apr 28 - Music: timbre and instrument types - percussion, strings, woodwinds, brass
Apr 27 - Phys Ed: sprinting and intervals
Apr 26 - Health: Privacy and cyberstalking
Apr 25 - Phys Ed: Start Track and Field

Apr 22 - Phys Ed: Finish dance presentations
Apr 21 - Music: Inuit Art Forms presentation
Apr 20 - Phys Ed: dance presentations
Apr 19 - Health: decision making and the internet
Apr 18 - Presentation in gym

Apr 15 - PD DAY
Apr 14 - Music: accidentals, sharps, flats, naturals.
Apr 13 - Phys Ed: dance choreography - volunteers can present
Apr 12 - Health: review netiquette/cyberbullying
Apr 11 - Phys Ed: dance choreography

Apr 8 - Phys Ed: Work on dance choreography
Apr 7 - Music: Rhythms and rests
Apr 6 - Phys Ed: Work on Dance Choreography
Apr 5 - Health: Making decisions about personal safety
Apr 4 - Phys Ed: Work on dance choreography

Apr 1 - Phys Ed: Review dance/movement - finalize groups and songs
Mar 31 - Music: Time signatures (4/4, 2/4, 3/4)
Mar 30 - Phys Ed: Review of dance/movement
Mar 29 - Health: Nutrition labels and decision-making
Mar 28 - HOLIDAY

Mar 25 - HOLIDAY
Mar 24 - Music: Inuit Art forms presentation
Mar 23 - Phys Ed: Hooksy-Ball (day 2) + time to make groups for dance unit
Mar 22 - Health - factors of intoxication
Mar 21 - Phys Ed: Hooksy-Ball + introduce upcoming dance unit

Mar 11 - Phys Ed: outdoor activity
Mar 10 - Guest presentation: M├ętis Jigging
Mar 9 - Phys Ed: kick-ball
Mar 8 - returning from field trip - start factors of intoxication, if time
Mar 7 - Phys Ed: "Snow on the mountain"

Mar 4 - Phys Ed: kick-ball
Mar 3 - Music: using notes and values to sing
Mar 2 - Phys Ed: "Snow on the mountain"
Mar 1 - Health: final project presentations + short- and long-term effects of alcohol
Feb 29 - Phys Ed: hitting balls with objects

Feb 26 - Phys Ed: "Scoop baseball"
Feb 25 - Music: notes of the scale
Feb 24 - Phys Ed: cooperative "volleypoule"
Feb 23 - Health: presentations of projects
Feb 22 - Phys Ed: Scoop practise

Feb 19 - Phys Ed: outdoor activity
Feb 18 - Music: follow-up on last activity + musical notes
Feb 17 - Phys Ed: "Volleypoule"
Feb 16 - MONDAY SCHEDULE - Phys Ed: rolling dodgeball

Feb 12 - PA DAY - NO SCHOOL
Feb 11 - Health: work on Health project
Feb 10 - Phys Ed: "Volleypoule"
Feb 9 - Health: Public awareness campaign - Instructions: evaluation rubric:
Feb 8 - Phys Ed: Inuit Games presented by Dion Metcalfe

Feb 5 - Phys Ed: push/pushback target game
Feb 4 - Music: Intro - reacting to music
Feb 3 - Phys Ed: "Volleypoule" chicken and net game
Feb 2 - Health: present role plays from last week
Feb 1 - Phys Ed: push/pushback target game

Jan 29 - Phys Ed: Target Games - stick push
Jan 28 - Health: In their shoes - role-playing exercise
Jan 27 - Phys Ed: Target Games - "Target Borden Ball"
Jan 26 - Phys Ed: Outdoor activity + free play
Jan 25 - Dance: 1990s

Jan 22 - PA DAY - no school
Jan 21 - Dance: Follow up on Hoop Dance presentation
Jan 20 - Phys Ed: Target games with scoops
Jan 19 - Dance: Guest presenter for Hoop Dance
Jan 18 - Dance: 1980s

Jan 15 - Phys Ed: Juggling - last day
Jan 14 - Health: Who is affected? (day 2)
Jan 13 - Phys Ed: Guest presenter Dion Metcalfe and Inuit Games
Jan 12 - Phys Ed: Outdoor activity and free time
Jan 11 - Dance: 1950s/60s/70s

Jan 8 - Phys Ed: Juggling refining skills
Jan 7 - Health: Who is affected?
Jan 6 - Phys Ed: Juggling - introduction
Jan 5 - Phys Ed: Outdoor activity and free time
Jan 4 - Dance: 1950s/60s/70s, postponed, juggling instead

Dec 18 - Phys Ed: Wall/net - sitting volleyball
Dec 17 - Assembly - Holiday Sing-along
Dec 16 - Phys Ed: Wall/net - sitting volleyball
Dec 15 - Phys Ed: Outdoor activities with balls
Dec 14 - Dance: 1930s - advanced Swing

Dec 11 - Phys Ed: Wall/net - offensive strategies
Dec 10 - Health: Who can help? (day 2)
Dec 9 - Friday Schedule - Phys Ed: Wall/net underhand serve
Dec 8 - Health: Who can help?
Dec 7 - Dance: 1930s dances - Swing

Dec 4 - Phys Ed: Wall/net games - bumping in volleyball
Dec 3 - Health: Factors that affect decisions about alcohol
Dec 2 - Phys Ed: Wall/net games - consistent volleying
Dec 1 - Phys Ed: Covering space for wall/net games
Nov 30 - Dance: 1920s dances

Nov 27 - Phys Ed: Borden Ball - full court or group work based on class needs
Nov 26 - Walkathon
Nov 25 - Phys Ed: Borden Ball - full court game
Nov 24 - (Phys Ed) - students have an assembly
Nov 23 - Dance: finish Medieval dances

(Nov 20 - PD Day: Interviews)
Nov 19 - Health: Factors that affect decisions about alcohol
Nov 18 - Phys Ed: Borden Ball - group work based on needs
Nov 17 - Dance: follow-up on presentations
Nov 16 - Dance: finish presentations

Nov 13 - Phys Ed: Borden Ball - continued (based on class progress)
Nov 12 - FRIDAY SCHED - Phys Ed: Borden Ball - 3v3 "half-court" games
Nov 11 - Phys Ed: Borden Ball - outdoor "ultimate ball"
Nov 10 - Phys Ed: Soccer - games with modified positions
Nov 9 - Dance: first presentations

Nov 6 - Phys Ed: Borden Ball - small group ball control
Nov 5 - Health: Links to indigenous culture - the Trudeau Swearing-in ceremony
Nov 4 - Phys Ed: Borden Ball - introduction
Nov 3 - Phys Ed: Soccer - receiving with leg and with head

Sept 21 - Dance: Begin Review of Movements
Sept 18 - Phys Ed: Cooperative Games Wrap-up - Stick Figure
Sept 17 - Health: Introduction to Health
Sept 16 - Phys Ed: Deer Hunt game
Sept 15 - Dance: Introduction to Dance
Sept 14 - Phys Ed: Pylon Strike game
Sept 11 - Phys Ed: Train dodgeball
Sept 10 - Phys Ed: Bean Bag launch and catch - using pinnies
Sept 9 - Phys Ed: Conveyor Belt - working on improvement
Sept 8 - Phys Ed: Introduction and Conveyor Belt