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The Grade 3 Times

Marchs Newsletter
A Note From the Teacher
Assalamu Alaikum Dear Parents/ Guardians,
Masha Allah, the month of March
went by very quickly and smoothly. We all
hope you had a restful and relaxed March
Break!
The upcoming month of April is going
to be a busy one! As you will notice on the
calendar, students will have their second
Scientist in the School workshop on
Thursday April 9th, InshaAllah. Please be
sure to fill and return the Scientist in the
School form along with the correct cash
amount.
Both Grade 3 classes will also be
going on their second school trip of the
year, InshaAllah! On Wednesday, April 22nd,
students will be going to Black Creek
Pioneer Village to enhance their social
studies understanding of Pioneer lifestyles.
Permission
slips Curriculum
will be given Recap
out in due
March
time.
Please have
child return
Alhamdulillah,
weyour
are rolling
right their
along
permission
slip
and
money
as
soon as
with curriculum. In math we completed
possible.
Unit 9 (Measurement). In language, we
The Grade 3 class will also be hosting
have continued
to work on spelling
this months bake sale on Tuesday, April
activities/tests and are continuing our
14. Students are welcome to contribute
E.Q.A.O preparations for reading
any yummy packaged snacks to sell.
comprehension
and writing. In science,
Please ensure that if a student does decide
we
are
halfway
through
our soils
to participate, that they bring
halalunit.
food
In
Islamic
items
only.Studies, we have continued to
learn about
(S). for
PleaseProphet
see the Muhammad
back of this page
We
also have
learned
about
the life
of
important
dates
and the
attached
calendar
Prophet
Sulaiman
(AS).
We
discussed
for dates pertaining, specifically to the
the
akhlaaq
trait for March
Grade
3 curriculum.
(humbleness) in great detail. In art we
have
continued to explore the use of
Sincerely,
backgrounds
Br. Shehzad and textures. In gym, we
have continued playing hockey and
other cooperative games. As always, if
you have any comments, questions, or
concerns please feel free to contact us.

Important Reminders
Please ensure students have
appropriate outerwear for the
changing weather
Please sign your childs agenda on a
weekly basis
Please ensure your child is bringing a
lunch to school each day in case a
lunch is forgotten at home, please
drop it off at the school office before
noon
In case that your child has forgotten
an important folder/ textbook at
school, the class will be open until
4pm
Any concerns regarding French or
Arabic, Quranic Studies need to be
addressed with the respective
teachers (Sr. Ratiba, Sr. Frikia and Sh.
Abdul Rahman)
If you have any concerns about
anything happening inside the
classroom, homework, assignments,
etc. please contact me directly. (Sr.
Zeba will be notified depending on
the nature of the concern)

Islamic Foundation School is a Nut


Free School. Please do not send snacks
Apr.
or lunchesImportant
containing Dates
nut products.
2 Pizza Lunch
3rd, 6th Statutory Holiday - School
Closed
9 Scientist in the School
11 Spelling Bee Competition IFS Gym
14 Bake Sale
22 Class Field Trip: Pioneer Village
30 Early Dismissal

Curriculum Outline for


the month of April
Our focus this month

Contact Us
If you have any comments, questions,
or concerns, please do not hesitate to
contact me. You can do so by leaving a
message with the school office (416321-3776) or sending a note with your
child. You can also email me at
br.shezz@hotmail.com or Sr. Aisha at
ais.malik1@gmail.com.

Mathematics:
Unit 10: Patterns in Number &
Geometry
Unit 11: Probability
Language Arts:
Spelling Exercises/Spelling Tests
Read Alouds
E.Q.A.O. Reading Comprehension
E.Q.A.O. Writing Assessments
Sentence/Paragraph Writing
Journal/Creative Writing
Social Studies
Early Settlements in Upper Canada

Please make sure your child is reading


at least 20 minutes a night!

Islamic Studies:
The Life of Prophet Muhammad (S)
The Life of Prophet Sulaiman (AS)
Quranic Studies Surah: Al- Alaq, Al
Adiyat, Al Tin, Al Qadr
Honesty in Islam
Visual Arts:
Textures, Shape, Form & Space
Health/Gym:
Substance Use and Abuse
Hockey/Basketball