Thursday, September 29, 2011

First Day of School

At my first day of school in Guadeloupe it was very hot. In the classroom it was so hot I could barely work. Class starts at 8 o'clock in the morning, but we get to go home for a long lunch break. I'm in a split class with around 20 kids in grades CM1 and CM2. They made us write so much just for math, like 4 536 923 = 4 x 1000000, 5x 100000, 3 x 10000,   6 x 1000, 9 x 100, 2x 10, + 3. My hand was tired after that.

At recess I met a kid that originally came from Montreal, and has also spent a few years in New York. This is his fourth year in Guadeloupe. There were a lot of Beyblades out at recess.  They just came out here in Guadeloupe and are really popular at my new school.  Almost everyone has them. I should have brought mine from Canada too.

After recess we had lecture silencieux which we also did when I was at  class in TFS too.  Mine was about music people. An artist drew a picture of five musicians. The teacher speaks french clearly and not that fast, I understood most of what he said. I was only at school for the morning today, but  I'm looking forward to going to school all day tomorrow.

4 comments:

  1. Hi Xavier, this is Lily.
    That is cool! What is your new friends name? Is he in the same class as you. Do you go swimming after school ?

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  2. Hi Xavier, it's Lily again. I like looking at your photos. I scored a goal in my soccer game today and started taking karate!

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  3. Hey Xavier! My classroom is hot too! Its 30 degrees everyday in Singapore and no air conditioning! But, we have about 20 fans on the ceiling. I got a new bike. Which is awesome. Today I went on a bike ride for over an hour... and I saw monkeys! Check out my facebook to see them.
    I miss you soooooooo much. I hope you are having a great time in Guadalupe. I heard you get to eat alot of fruit. Eat some mangoes! They are my favorite!!!

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