Friday, 23 February 2018

Typing and Speech to Text websites (writing skills)

Here is a short list of typing websites to learn the keyboard and 

improve typing skills!

1.Dance Mat Typing


Another excellent way to write is by using Google Read and Write- Speech to Text. This is a short tutorial video on how to use it:

Friday, February 23rd 2018- French Resources

How can I help my child learn French?
·        Look for or plan opportunities to include French in family outings.
·        Create an area at home that includes French books, videos, and games.
·        Encourage your child to watch French-language television programs.
·        Plan for French language development and support by creating connections with French speaking neighbours, older siblings, or tutors.
·        Always stay positive and learn French along with your child!

FRENCH WEBSITES 2013 (please note that some sites may not be updated) (for French books and resources) Internet addresses and popular software lists) (online bookstore selling French books and software for children K-12)

To find and purchase French resources:

435, rue Donald, Ottawa (Ontario)K1K 4X5
Tél. #: 613 747-8000 or 613-747-1553

Friday, 27 October 2017

Voila Learning Virtual Immersion Campus (French support)

If you click here, there is a letter explaining  Free Access to the Virtual Immersion Campus for Your Child.

Your children can now access the Virtual Immersion Campus and receive help from our online teachers in French, English and Math. Send your homework to: before accessing the platform. Your children can also practice their French and play French games on the platform (riddles, pictograms and much more), all while earning points. 

To register to the Virtual Immersion Campus which opens October 2nd, 2017:  

1. Visit, click on ‘My school board is registered’.

2. Enter the code: Ottawa48 

3. The Virtual Immersion Campus will be open Monday to Thursday from 5pm to 6:30pm for homework help and from 6:30pm to 8pm for French practice.

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

French Immersion September Newsletter 2018

French Immersion Teacher: Madame Corriveau
English Teaching Partners:

Program Night will be held on:

I would like to welcome all students and their families. I hope everyone had a wonderful summer. I would like to share the following key information with you to start off the school year:

  1. This year, our School Board theme is " Sent to be the Good News”.  

  2. Please check the class Blog daily ( for important events, information, and assignments. To receive all blog posts to your e-mail, please go to the site and look for and click on “follow by email” to register.

  3. Throughout the year, please feel free to contact me at school (613-834-6334), if you have any questions or concerns or send me a message by clicking on the “Need to Reach Me?” section on the blog.

  4. Here is the focus/theme for each subject taught in French for Grade 4 and Grade 6 for September-October:
French Second Language:
Grade 4: making connections, interviewing a classmate, introducing ourselves, identifying listening, speaking, and understanding strategies, identify French-speaking communities in Ontario.
Grade 6: making connections, autobiography, identifying listening, speaking, and understanding strategies, identify French-speaking communities in Canada and the World.

Social Studies:
Grade 4: Early Societies- Medieval Times
Grade 6: Communities in Canada, past and present: contributions made by various groups to Canadian identity

Grade 4: Habitats and Communities
Grade 6: The Diversity of Living Things

The Arts:
Grade 4: Visual Arts-primary and secondary colors, types of lines and shapes, motifs
Grade 6: Visual Arts-Tertiary colors and color value, texture created by lines and shapes, volume

Grade 4s and 6s Special Events / Activities:
- Many sports teams & School Play
- Scientist in the School workshops
- 2 Social Justice Project
- Year-End Trip
Grade 4 only:
Bible Ceremony (November)
Grade 6 only:
- Office Helpers
- 2 ski trips (Feb. & March)
- Retreat at Divine Infant Church
- St. Peter's Catholic High School tour / visit
- Grade 6 Leave Taking Ceremony & Dance
- Grade 6 - EQAO Testing (end of May)

I am excited for the learning journey that will take place with your child. To quote David M. McConkie: “A teacher is also a student.” I will learn about your child, with your child, and from your child. The wonder, curiosity, interest, and inquisitiveness that your child will bring to French class will be received with an open mind and an open heart! I look forward to meeting you on Program Night!

Your Partner in Education,

Mme. L. Corriveau