Change to 'Important Dates to remember'
Separation Lab Assessment---Mar.26
Ch.7&9 Review due--Mar.21
We have started our Video Postcard project. Students have to create a 2-3 minute video with information that they would share with someone that lives in another country. We have chose Ireland as the other country.
Finished up Debating Confederation worksheet. BNA Maps worksheet was completed last day and handed in. Went over in class Confederation in 1867.
Finish Task 8(Ch.7 Study Guide)
We are working through some questions in our text book and our Ch.7 workbook. We will not do a quiz on Ch.7. We are going to complete Ch.9 first and have a quiz on both ch.7&9 together. Ch.9 is a very short chapter. We will start Ch.9 Friday or Monday.
Corrected p 197
Started Notes for 5.7
Assigned p207 #1ab,2ab,6,10
Google Sheets - We finished the Spending Budget and are now working on creating a spreadsheet for CBS Weather Data.
We have started Chapter 7. Please start reading the Chapter in your text book. Make sure you have read pp. 120-122.
We have completed Chapter 6 in Unit 3. We will start Chapter 7 next week. Students are assigned all Chapter 6 terms on the Unit 3 Review Sheet and Question 4.
Started 5.5 Notes
Assigned p197 #1ab,2ab,3ab,4ab,5,6,7
Assigned p 202 #4bd, 7bdf
Completed the Student Survey for School Development.
Started Notes on 5.6
Assigned p202 #1,2,4ac,7ace,8
Working on BNA Map in class. Will be starting Chapter 6 next.
We were working on notes for the Daily Life in BNA section. These should be finished by Friday the end of the week.
Started on Google Sheets and creating a spending budget. We will continue this activity in-class next time.
We reviewed the people of BNA and have started reading about Daily Life in BNA (pp. 90-93). Please make sure you have completed your reading from page 90-93.
We are working on a writing activity in class on the Acadians. We will be completing it in -class tomorrow.
Students are reviewing for their Unit 4 assignment (Thursday) and test (Monday). Students had time to complete in class pg 168 #'s 2A, 3A, 4 and 5 for tomorrow's class.
We read p. 85 on the Acadians and completed the t-chart (in your exercise) explaining how they were disempowered. Please complete the chart if you did not get it done in class.
Finish construction of Circle Graph.
Check up: Thursday, January 24, Day 5
Assignment: Thursday, February 7, Day 1
Test: Monday, February 11, Day 3
Chapter 5 science quiz tomorrow. Lab assessment on Friday.
Working in class on 'Basis of the Economy in BNA Regions' (pp. 79-81). Students read the pages in the textbook, drew a chart in their exercise and completed the chart. If not finished then please complete for homework.
Evaluations this week are:
Chapter 5 Checkup---Wednesday, January 30th
Plateau Lab Assessment---Friday, Feb.1
Returned Unit 2 Test in Google Classroom. Continued with Chapter 5 (Unit 3) learning how BNA becomes Canada.
Students worked on page 141 #'s 1, 2, 6, 7A, 8 and 9
Corrected in class.
Started Notes on 4. 3
Assigned p141 #1,2,6,7a,8,9
**(Students will have 20 minutes to finish this in class on Monday)
We have already spend 2 classes working on the Sectors of the Economy Poster. Any students not done have to complete it for homework. It is due Monday (Jan. 28).
Working in TinkerCad.com to create a 3D design for the Guest Gift Project.
Unit 2 Test tomorrow. Please make sure you are prepared. We went over the format of the test and highlighted important topics for the test.
Mock Science Projects were due tomorrow in class. Students had 3 full classes to work on this project. Some students brought this home to finish tonight. If it is not passed in tomorrow it will be considered late.
Unit 2 Review for test. Please complete your answer for Question 4 on the review sheet (Habitat for Humanity). We will discuss this on Monday.
Review for Unit 2 Test next week (Wed. Jan 23). We completed Crosswords for Chapters 2, 3 & 4. Students also used Quizlet to help them learn their terms.
We started our Unit 2 Test Review today. The Unit 2 Test is next week (Wednesday, Jan. 23).
We learned how to do a Key Chain in TinkerCad, Export as an STL file and upload the file to the assignment in Google Classroom.
Started Unit 4. Key Words
We are working on Mock Science Projects in class this week. Students should be able to complete all work in school. There will be no homework assigned for the next few days.
Working on 3D design in TinkerCad.
Working on Economic Sectors poster and cluing up work from Unit 2.
Next Week: We start our review of Unit 2 in preparation for our Unit 2 Test on Jan. 23.
Unit 2 Test is scheduled for Wednesday (Day 4), January 23. We will begin a week of review for the test on Wednesday next week.
In the meantime, we have begun Unit 3 on Political Empowerment and are finishing up assignments from Unit 2. Today we worked on the Mortgage Worksheet and the Economic Sectors posters.
We are working on Mock Science Projects and working through Ch.5 in class this week. Students should be able to complete the Mock Science Project in school.
Reviewed Unit 3 Tests. Students should continue to review for their Cumulative Test on January 10th and 11th, Units 1-3.
We are completing Chapter 4 on the 4 sectors of the economy. Students should have all terms and questions (except #3) on the Unit 2 Review Sheet completed. Some are working on questions 4 & 5 in class.
Students will be reviewing for rest of this week for their Cumulative Test on January 10th and 11th.
Students completed assignment for Unit 3 today. Test will be Monday, December 17th.
Unit Review page 121-122 and Practice Test page 123 can be used for review!
Plateau Lab Assessment will be postponed until after Christmas. I feel students will have a greater understanding of this topic after we complete Chapter 5 content.
Chapter 4 Checkup--Monday,Dec.17/18 (review will be corrected by Thursday)
There are 2 evaluations very close to each other.
Students completed their Plateau Lab on Wednesday.
Students will work on their write up on Tuesday and a Plateau Lab ASSESSMENT will be given on MONDAY,DEC.17/18 .
CHAPTER 4 CHECKUP---TUESDAY, DEC.18/18
Started section 3.6 - order of operations.
Assigned pg 109 #'s 1, 2AC, 3, 4AC and 6 to be completed for tomorrow!
**Unit 3 Assignment will now be Thursday, December 13th and Unit 3 Test will now be Monday, December 17th**
Please note: Unit 3 assignment will not take place on Monday. Will likely be on Wednesday or Thursday and Test on Friday (14th) or Monday (17th) accordingly.
Reviewed the Monthly Budget (Google Sheets) we created together during our last class. Copy posted to the Google Classroom. Students are assigned all the Chapter 3 terms on the Unit 2 Review Sheet and assigned question 4. We are working in class on writing out the answers using the RACES format. Copy of the question is posted as a Google Doc in your Google Classroom as well.
In class today we used Google Sheets to calculate Monthly Budget. We changed the numbers in the sheet to compare basic monthly expenses to monthly income. Students gained a better idea of how these 2 things are related.
Ch.4 booklet --p.6&7
Lab will take place on Wednesday. Labs are mandatory.
Quiz coming up for Ch.4 next week.
Finish your terms from the reading in class today about Habitat for Humanity (pp. 56-57). What do you think is meant by the following: Capital, low -income family, Prices of houses, Sweat equity, and Interest (financial term). We will be discussing them tomorrow in class.
We have just completed Chapter 2 and will be starting Chapter 3 next class. Reviewed the Chapter 2 terms on your Unit 2 Review Sheet and worked on the Crossword posted to your Google Classroom.
Please note that you should be reading Chapters 2, 3 and 4 as we cover them in class.
Unit 1 Test Wednesday. Review sheet due Monday.
Today was our second class painting our Keith Haring inspired images.
Work on Unit Review Sheet due Monday. Unit 1 Test Wednesday.
Today we finished all notes in Chapter 2. We did not get a chance to correct Chapter review today. This will be completed tomorrow, along with the terms at the beginning of the chapter.
Unit Review Sheet passed out today. First part dues Friday.
Started Notes on 3.1
Assigned one fraction conversion for HW.
Students are to complete p.11 in booklet for homework.
Students will be having their chapter 2 checkup sometime next week. Please work on
Complete questions 1-4, p.10 of your Chapter 2 booklet.
Finished the writing assignment 'The Creator Visits' in class. If you are not finished please complete for homework by the end of this week.
Reminder: Tech Unit 1 retake for some of my students is tomorrow last period.
We have finished the terms for Chapter 2 on the Unit 2 Review Sheet. These should be completed on the Review Sheet and written out in your Social Studies exercise. Working in class on the Creator Visits Activity on Monday.
Complete table on p.6 of your chapter 2 booklet.
We reviewed colour theory via a workbook students were asked to complete.
Tech Unit 1 Quiz Retake for a number of my students will be held Tuesday, Nov 6 (Day 2, P6). Please use the Quizlet to help you learn your terms.
Corrected p 69
Started Notes on 2.5
Assigned p73 #1ace,3ace,4ace,5ac
Please read 'A Closer Look' about Fish, Fur and Timber on pages 32 & 33 for next class.
Change in Time: Lab Assessment will be next Tuesday, Oct.30/18 NOT this Friday.
Started Notes on 2.4
Today we did some colour theory! Ask your child what a complimentary colour scheme is. :-)
Reviewed and students wrote U2 Check up Quiz
No class today but we will be finishing The Mung Seeds Lab tomorrow. We will be correcting the lab in class on Thursday. Students will be evaluated on this sheet on Friday.
Started 7.3 Notes
Assigned p 62 #1aceg,2aceg
Unit 2 Check Up Quiz (2.1-2.3)
Wednesday, October 24
The retake on the Tech Quiz will be on the next Day 3 (P2) on Monday, Oct. 29th. Please use the Quizlet posted in your Google Classroom to review. We will be starting the Graphics/Animations unit next.
Reminder: Quiz on Unit 1 is tomorrow. We have finished the review in class. Please use your online resources Quizlets (Terms and Provinces) and Crosswords to help you prepare.
Finish the 'Fog Horn ' story question tonight on how setting creates suspense that was started in class today. There will be a practice test tomorrow in preparation for the short story test next week, Oct. 25th.
Reminder: Unit 1 Quiz on Friday, Oct. 19 (Day 4, P3). Please use Quizlet, Crosswords, Review Notes, and Unit 1 Review Handout to help you prepare. We are finishing up our week of review classes tomorrow. We corrected the terms on the Unit 1 Review Sheet, Reviewed the Canadian Provinces/Capitals, and the 5 Types of Empowerment.
study notes/ study guide for test
Fihed 2.1 Notes
Assigned p54 #1,2ab,3a,5,6,Reflect
Today was the last day to complete sketchbooks. Anyone not finished was asked to take them home for homework.
Checkup today. No homework. Working on salty seeds lab this week, followed by a lab assessment.
We have been working on our Empowerment Poster in class. If not finished, please complete for homework. It is due Tuesday (Oct. 16). We have a Unit 1 Quiz scheduled for Friday (Oct. 19). Please use the Quizlet and Crosswords posted on your Google Classroom to help you review. We will be reviewing for the Quiz in class next week. Don't forget to check that your Unit 1 terms are done on your Unit 1 Review Sheet (a copy is posted in your Google Classroom if needed).
Today the class was taken outside for a scheduled bus evacuation practice.
Students will have one more class to finish their sketchbooks.
Corrected review today. Checkup on Monday.
Book check evaluation tomorrow/bring independent book you have been reading at home
Students will have their Chapter 1 Checkup Monday, Oct.15. Review sheet/terms on front of booklet(in back of chapter 1 booklet) due tomorrow. Interactions page 10 in booklet is today's homework.
Students will have their Chapter 1 Checkup Monday, Oct.15. Students can do most of the review(in back of chapter 1 booklet) by using their booklets or their text book.
bring independent book to school on Tuesday next week
Students will have their Chapter 1 Checkup next week--we will try Thursday. Students can do most of the review(in back of chapter 1 booklet) by using their booklets or their text book.
Students were given time to work on their sketchbooks. We will have one more class for finishing up.
***We will proceed with the lab evaluation tomorrow. Students are asked to review the schoolyard lab sheet in their duotang.
Students will have their Chapter 1 Checkup next week--Wednesday or Thursday.
Please use above link to review for In-class- assignment.
finish Conflict answer on 'Fear' story
study notes on RACES answer format
Corrected unit 1 review homework.
Assigned additional review.
Assign has been re-scheduled to Tuesday, October9, test has been re-scheduled to Friday, October12
In-class assignment Tuesday Oct 9
1. Review the RACES steps for conflict
2. Review the steps for plot summary
***Upcoming evaluations for students
-Schoolyard lab evaluation---Oct.4/18--Study lab sheet
-Chapter 1 Checkup---Oct.11/18---Study Ch.1 Booklet
Started 1.5 Notes
Assigned p27 #1ac,2ac,3ab,4ac,5
We went over the Study Habits hand-out that I gave to students today. It is also available on my Resources page (https://sites.google.com/nlesd.ca/sheppard/social-studies-7/resources).
Students have completed the first 5 terms oon the Unit 1 Review sheet.
Corrected p 18
Started Notes 1.4
Assigned p23 #1ac,2ac,3,4,5c,6,9
Today we made cartoon faces out of letters!
Finish page 3 in booklets
Finished notes on 1.3
Assigned p18 #1ac,2,3,4,5,7ace,10
***LAB EVALUATION on Tuesday. Study lab write ups we corrected in class.
Students are asked to finish their school yard lab for tomorrows class. We will be having an evaluation on the lab on Tuesday, September 25th
bring in book for reading class tomorrow
field trip today
field trip today
1. Bring in BOOSTER JUICE money this week. Once money has been collected, booster juice order will be placed for the next day for lunch! $4.35 for snack size and $6.25 for regular size.
2. Science field trip tomorrow! Bring in permission slip and money.
review answer on conflict and the RACES format for the story 'The Nest' that was discussed during class today
Reminder: We were completing the Canada Map activity in class. It is due on Monday. You can find the map here: http://www.map-of-canada.org/canada-map-795.jpg
We were completing the Canada Map activity in class. It is due on Monday.
Please don't forget to bring a duo-tang folder to class next day.
Independent Reading at home for Book Check #1 on Oct. 12
Started Notes 1.2
Assigned p 12 #1,3,6,8,9,10
Students will be attending a field trip on September 21st. On my webpage, you will find an electronic copy of the permission letter for the field trips. Paper copies were sent home September 11. Note the cost is $14 and please notify me or the office if you have any questions.
Finished Notes on 1.1
Assigned p8 #`s1,2,3,5,6a