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. I have chose Ireland as the other country.
Students are to complete the comprehension questions for three sections of Sauvegarder la planète. They wrote their reading test today.
Today we finished sharing our readings on interesting places to visit around the world. Here are some important dates for students:
Reading Test - March 14; Listening Test on March 20 and Writing test on March 22.
Students are to come prepared to share their readings with their table mates tomorrow. Important questions are in the Google Classroom if needed.
Today we finshed the model strategies for the text on Gabon. Students were each given an independent text to read before tomorrow. There will be a reading comprehension test on March 14.
Today we discussed reading strategies for use with les reportages.
Today, we worked on reading and analysing photos to help understand how they are used in text. Students took notes.
Complete final copy of assignment for next class, Tuesday (Feb. 26).
Creating a Spending Budget in Google Sheets. We are working on it in class.
Today we continued working on the Solo d'Andre projects. Students were reminded that tomorrow is the final class time to complete this work. All presentations will take place in class on Monday. Students should come prepared with their video or their props as needed.
Students are working on their Solo d'Andre projects.
PARENTS/GUARDIANS: PLEASE SEE YOUR SON/DAUGHTER'S LETTER REGARDING THEIR TURNING POINTS TOPIC! PLEASE RETURN IF THERE ARE ANY CHANGES!
Finish page 141-142 # 2,6,8,10
And page 146-147 # 5,9
Today we did Bell Let's Talk activities.
Finishing up the 3D keychains in Tinkercad.com. Working on the 3D guest gift project.
Finish page 151 # 1,2,5,7
Students are to finish comprehension questions on workbook pages 12, 13 and 14. They should also be working on vocabulary review up to and including part 6. Rereading the novel is always encouraged.
We are working in TinkerCad.com and learning to design 3D objects.
Finish page 136 # 1,2,4,5,6
Complete workbook pages 6, 7 and 8.
Reread Solo d'Andre parts 1-2. Practice Quizlet for partie 3.
Finish all questions for part 2 of Solo d'Andre.
Practise vocabulary using Quizlet.
Reread part 2 of Solo d'Andre (p. 19-28).
Reread the first part of Solo d'Andre. Practice vocabulary using quizlet.
Today we continued pre-reading activities for Solo d'Andre. Students now have their novels and their workbooks for this unit. For homework, students are to have found,in the novel, at least, 20 words associated with the theme of music. These words should be used to decorate the cover of their student workbook.
Today, we discussed New Year and Resolutions and then did some prereading activities for the novel Solo d'André.
Students were given Spelling Bee List # 1 for a spelling test on Wednesday, January 9th. Study words for spelling bee test # 1 on Jan 9th.
Finish review sheet
Finish percent problems
Assignment on Thursday December 13th
Test on Monday December 17th
Test - Dec. 19
Project Due - Dec. 19
Tonight, all work for chapter 6 (questions, summary and drawing) should be completed. Students are always encouraged to relisten to the story and to practice the vocabulary using Quizlet.
Unit 3 Assignment Thursday December 13th
Unit 3 Test Monday December 17th
Finish page 109 # 1,2,3,5
Students were completing their Word and Object Animations using Google Slides and posting animation assignments to the Google Classroom.
Today, students gave and received feedback, in digital rubric form, to their classmates. They should be revising Chp. 1-5 for their test tomorrow.
Test - Chp. 1-5 Zorro, comprehension and vocabulary, Thursday.
Today, students completed the online summary for chapter 5.
Test - Jeudi - les 5 premiers chapitres de Zorro et le vocabulaire.
Finish drawings tonight. Summaries will be done i class tomorrow.
Test - Zorro chp 1-5 comprension and vocabulary on Thursday, December 6. Today, we studied Zorro chapter 4, audio and exercises. Students should be relistening and reviewing vocabulary each night.
Finish review on page 121-122
# 1-5, 13,14
Check up tomorrow!
3.1,3.2,3.3 and 3.7
Students are to complete Zorro Activité 5 for homework. They should also be, regularly, re-listening to the novel online and practising the vocabulary using Quizlet.
Today, students are to have completed the chapter summary and visualization for chapter 2 of Zorro. They should be working on the vocabulary Quizlets each evening.
Today we did Chapter 2 of Zorro. Students are to complete Activities 3 and 4 for homework. It would also be wise to spend some time playing Quizlet with the vocab and re-listening to chp. 1 and 2. All links are in the Google Classroom.
Finish drawing representations for Zorro, chp. 1
Today we began the listening novel Zorro. For homework, students are to verify that they know how to log on to the audio tracks of the novel. Instructions are in their Google Classroom.
Today students worked on their final copy of their project. All projects are due on Wednesday.
Keep working on project due on Nov. 21.
Finish page 88-89
Portfolios are due Friday Oct 16th
Students should be reviewing how to form passe compose and imparfait. No written work was assigned.
Today, students worked on editing and updating their catastrophes projects.
Scaredy Squirrel, p.202 in Nelson Literacy
Read the story, Scaredy Squirrel and answer the following question.
Proper Answer format: Answer the following question using RACES answer format:
1. What is the theme of the story? Explain how the story develops the theme.
Today we studied how to form the imparfait. All students should complete exercise K from their workbooks before tomorrow.
This class was missed due to the Remembrance Day assembly.
Unit review page 79-80
Assignment is Monday Nov 5th
Reminder that health assignments are due tomorrow (pink bullying package).
Today we continued our canvas paintings.
Today, we continued working on the passé composé and making subject agreements in particular. Students are to complete workbook p. 12 tonight if not already completed in class.
Finish assignment for next class
(pages 3, 4, 5).
Finish page 69 #1-5
We are still working on past tense. Students should be working on their causes paragraph for the project.
Finish review sheet, check up tomorrow
We are working on expresssing events in the past. Students are to complete Exercise A. Workbook p. 4.
“The Fog Horn”
by Ray Bradbury
Directions: Answer the following questions in complete sentences. Answer using proper answer format when the question asks.
1. Atmosphere is a type of feeling that readers get from a narrative, based on details such as setting, background, objects, and foreshadowing. In literary works, atmosphere refers to emotions or feelings an author conveys to his readers through description of objects and settings, such as in J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter tales, in which she spins a whimsical and enthralling atmosphere. Bear in mind that atmosphere may vary throughout a literary piece. Describe the atmosphere in the beginning of the story “The Fog Horn” by Ray Bradbury by using examples from the first page of the story.
2. What did the creature in the story look like?
3. Explain a text-to-text connection by comparing this creature to another one you have seen or read about. Use RACES format
4. Setting in a story means the time, place and situation that the ?characters are in. Explain the setting in “The Fog Horn” using RACES format.
Finish page 62-64 # 1,2,4,5,7,8,10
Check up 2.1-2.3 Wednesday October 24th
Research for the Canadian catastrophes project is now to be completed outside of class time. If you are not prepared, you will miss out on valuable editing and revising time.
Choose your topic for the Catastrophes Canadiennes project. Record your topic in the GC.
Finish worksheets on how to form the passé composé.
Written Response Questions on the short story 'Fear' by Budge Wilson:
1. What type of conflict is in the story? Answer in RACES format.
2. What was the theme in the story? Answer in RACES format.
3. Make a connection with the story (either text-to-self or text-to-text) using RACES format?
Answer Format (RACES)
1.Re-state the stem of question in topic sentence. Include: genre, title, author, term being discussed
2. Answer all parts of the question.
Include: definition of term and full explanation
3.Cite evidence to support your answer (quote).
4. Explain and elaborate how evidence supports your answer.
5. Summary Statement (closing sentence).
Complétez votre projet pour demain (mardi).
These students completed their listening test today.
Finish reading the short story 'Fear' by Budge Wilson (p. 188, Nelson Literacy Text Book) and answer the following question:
1. Summarizing: If you were telling a friend about this story, how would you summarize it in a paragraph (not more than 5 or 6 sentences) ?
Health project (brochure) is due next Tuesday, Oct. 16. Students will have one more period to work on this (Monday). If not finished in class it will be homework for Monday night.
Reading test was written today.
Students were given time to complete their sketchbooks today.
Permission forms and fees for the painting workshop are due tomorrow.
Students are working on an assignment in the google classrm. Please finish questions for Friday, October 12.
Reading Test tomorrow.
Listening comprehension on October 15.
Today we began reading Un système d'alerte naturel.
Reading Test on October 11.
Listening Test on October 15.
Students should be preparing the questions on the yellow catastrophes worksheet for in class interviews (1-2 questions orally).
Teacher inservice day.
Reading Test on Oct. 11. Listening test also late next week. Students are to complete all catastrophe questions (yellow sheet) for next French class on Tuesday.
Assignment on Tuesday October 9th
Test Thursday October 11th
Extra review on page 44-45
Your online quiz on your Communications History terms is scheduled for Oct. 19 (Friday) on Day 4 (Per. 1). Please remember to use the Quizlet (on your Google Classroom) to help you learn the terms.
Reading comprehension test on Oct. 11. Listening test also late next week.
Students worked in their 'expert' groups today and will share their catastrophes with their base groups tomorrow.
All students should have finished p. 13, 14, 15 and 16.
Reading comprehension test on Oct. 11.
Students are to complete p. 13, 14, 15 for their independent reading.
Study for your ch 1 quiz! Thursday, Oct 4
Today we finished our reading strategies and students received the titles for their independent reading. They should read their text, at least once, before class on Monday.
Finish example on page 25 from notes
Assignment changed to Thursday October 4th
Today we continued reading strategies for expository text.
Today we did a few minutes reviewing vocab with Quizlet and then spent the remainder of the period outside for the Terry Fox Walk.
Today we continued working on modelling the reading strategies for this unit. We will continue this tomorrow.
Finish page 23 # 1,2,3,5
This class was on Field Trip today.
Today we discussed and identified examples of expository text features. No written homework was assigned.
Students completed a Map Quiz today ( Canada).
Today we started discussing expository text features.
Students are to finish questions 10-18 on Sichuan 2008.
Please review and study the map of Canada fro your Quiz tomorrow. The link below is helpful while studying.
Review 1.1-1.2 (quiz tomorrow)
Today we continued to build vocabulary based upon catastrophes using Kahoot.
Today we worked on the reading Sichuan 2008. We will continue to work on this on Monday.
Quiz on map of Canada will take place Sept.19
Check up on TUESDAY section 1.1-1.2
Finish page 12-13 # 4,6,9
Finish page 12-13
Check up on Monday September 17th
(section 1.1 and 1.2)
Today we continued 'reading' photos about catastrophes. Students are to have completed the table on workbook p. 1 if not already completed in class.
Today we finished working on the introductory brainstorming activity for Les catastrophes naturelles. See text p. 2-3. Ask your student about it if you get a chance.
Check up section 1.1-1.2 Monday Sept 17th
Review the definitions for the following terms (from page 2 of your booklet):
ecosystème, facteur abiotique, facteur biotique