Mrs Soltau-Heller's Class

Our class, our school, what we do….

April 12, 2015
by sarahjane

King Penguins

Things to think about:
What are the important pieces of information that you learned from this video?
How could you write an interesting first sentence to hook a reader?

March 13, 2015
by sarahjane

Vincent van Gogh

We will be learning about famous artists in history.  The first artist we will learn about and is Vincent van Gogh.  We will learn about his life and his painting style then we will attempt to create art in his style.


This is a story that was inspired by van Gogh.

February 7, 2015
by sarahjane

The Yukon Quest Has Begun!

yukon quest logo

The Yukon Quest is a 1 600 km dog sled race between Whitehorse, in the Yukon Territory to Fairbanks, Alaska and will last 10 to 16 days.

yukon quest mapYou can follow the race standings live HERE


The organizers of the Yukon Quest take great care to make sure the mushers are ready for the trip.  You can read about how they prepare for the race HERE.

We will be learning all about this race and different types of breeds of dogs who pull these sleds for the next 3 weeks in class.  Come by the school and check out the bulletin board outside our classroom for updated information.


January 12, 2015
by sarahjane


We are learning about the different types of landforms as we drive across the provinces on our road trip from Port Hardy to Halifax.  Today we will watch this video and then use atlases to find the various landforms in Canada.

Once we have reached Halifax we will be using the app


Screen Shot 2015-01-12 at 10.12.05 PM

to create our multimedia scrapbook about our trip and what we have learned about Canada

November 16, 2014
by sarahjane

New Units

We have begun new units in both Math and Themes. For the next 4-6 weeks we will be learning about our huge country, Canada and in Math we will be learning about measurement. The first week in our measurement unit will be about time: the calendar, days of the week, months of the year and telling time are all topics we will be learning about.

These are some fun games to practice telling time with

Stop the Clock (Half Hour)


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