p. 191 # 4, 6
pp. 186-187 # 5,6,7,9,10,11, 13
We are continuing the informational reading unit 'Global Citizens'. Students have completed a text features evaluation.
Today, students will begin a poster assignment for the unit. Class time will be given to complete the project. It will be due at the end of class on Monday, January 21.
p. 186 # 1
pp. 180-181 # 1,3,4,5,7,9,11
This week we will begin Chapter 4 & 5. Chapter 4 & 5 terms are due Thursday.
Students are asked to complete p.9-10 for homework. Students worked on p.11 and 12 in workbook today. (Some students still did not finish practice questions in exercise which should have been finished for their homework Thursday and were working on them in class today.)
*Ch.8 Core Lab on Density will take place Wednesday. Please ensure all students are here for this lab.
**Lab Assessment Quiz will be on Monday, January 21/19
Prepare for write up on commitment on the video Robin Hood Read p. 27 - 35 in the text. Decision Making, Commitment and Meaning
Review for Unit 1-3 Test
We started Chapter 8, and students are to complete p.6 for homework.
Reviewed text features. Text feature assessment will be Friday, January 11, 2019.
pp. 166-167 Unit 1-3 Review
Unit 1-3 Test on Wednesday and Thursday
Unit 4 Key Words and Definitions should be written in your exercise books.
Continued working on the ATH final letter project. All final copies of the letter should be completed. Students will be given 2 classes to complete the representing portion of the assignment.
ATH letter and photos assignment will be due Monday, December 17.
Unit 3 Assignment was returned and reviewed during today's class. A few students were not paying attention as the Assignment was being reviewed and I am concerned they will repeat the same errors on the Test.
Students should review for tomorrow's Unit 3 Test.
Please bring a calculator to class.
Unit 2 Test: Tuesday, December 18
Students should be reading chapters 2 and 3, reviewing their notes and studying their terms and answers to their review questions.
Review for Thursdays Unit 3 Test
Review for you Unit 3 Math Test
There are 2 evaluations.
Students completed their Flow Rate Lab on Wednesday.
Students worked on their lab write up for a couple of classes and a Flow Rate Lab ASSESSMENT will be given on FRIDAY,DEC.14/18 .
CHAPTER 7 CHECKUP---MONDAY, DEC.18/18
p. 155 # 10 & 11 + p. 150 Unit Review
This week in class we will be writing answers to the unit 2 review questions.
Unit 2 Test: Tuesday, December 18
Students should be reading chapters 2 and 3 and studying their terms.
p. 155 # 4,6,7,9,12
Prepare for write up on Remember the Titans
We will finish reading Among the Imposters tomorrow. Students will complete listening check #2 tomorrow.
If anyone missed any time, please speak with another student to find out what you missed before tomorrow's class.
Finish p.8&9 in Ch.7 booklet.
Lab will take place on tomorrow. Labs are mandatory.
Please note:Upcoming evaluations:
Ch.7 Checkup--Dec. 14
p. 151 #4,5,6,7,9
p. 151 # 3
p. 145 # 10,11,12,13
p. 145 # 4,5,7
Continued listening to Among the Imposters.
pp. 139-140 # 4-16
This week in class we will look at merchants and the truck system. Students should be studying their unit 2 terms and reading chapter 2.
Complete p.5&7 in Ch.7 booklet.
Students should empty their duotangs today and place in a safe place to study for June.
Prepare for Stereotype examples from the movie Remember the Titans.
pp. 133-134 # 8,9,10,11,12
We are continuing the novel Among the Imposters. Students will complete their 1st listening evaluation half way through the novel.
If a student is absent, it is their responsibility to ask their classmates what happened in the book before the next ELA class.
p. 125-6 # 9-14
Review for Tomorrow's Check Up
This week in class we will be learning about the inshore fishery in the 19th Century.
p 125 # 5,6,7,8
Unit 1 Test Monday
pp. 118-120 # 11,15,16
pp. 118-120 # 4,5,6,7,8,9
Unit 1 Test Monday. We corrected to question 10 today. We will correct the rest of the sheet tomorrow. Students are expected to have all the answer sheet completed for tomorrows class.
Any missing work is due Thursday November 22nd.
Any incomplete work has been sent home to be completed and returned by Friday November 16th.
Finish colouring your Seasonal Activities Calendar.
You should be reviewing your terms and reading chapters 2 & 3.
pp. 113-114 # 8, 10, 11, 12 & 13
The class worked on the cover pages for their short stories.
Reminder: The entire story project is due November 14, 2018. This includes brainstorming, rough draft, edits, final copy, cover page.
Any incomplete work will be going home to be completed and returned by Friday Nov. 16th.
Ch.2 Checkup today. No assigned work. Heads up that Ch.3 is a quick chapter. Unit Test will be in 2 weeks.
This week in class we will be looking at how the migratory fishery led to the growth of settlement in NL.
Continued to work on the creative short story. Students must have their rough copy edited for tomorrow's classes. Students will be in the computer lab tomorrow to type their final copies of the assignment.
Students will then have 2 classes on Wednesday and Thursday to complete their cover page and plot summary RACES answer for their story.
All work (brainstorming, rough draft showing edits and final copy with cover page) will be due Wednesday, November 14, 2018.
Ch.2 Checkup tomorrow
Any incomplete work will be going home to be completed and returned before the end of term 1.
Students continued to work on their creative short story. Students wrote the rough draft this week, and edited on Friday. Monday, we will go over the viewing terms and begin the cover page.
If students are not finished editing their story, they should complete the editing at home. The editing process was explained in class. Students will need to show their changes (don't erase the mistake, show edits)
Unit 2 Review pp. 97-98
Unit 2 Assignment on Monday be prepared
Ch.2 Checkup will go ahead Tuesday Nov.6/18.
Review sheet is corrected.
We will correct terms at the front of the ch.2 booklet.
Chapter 2 Review Sheet due tomorrow.
Unit 2 Assignment Returned and Reviewed in class today
Please work on Unit 2 Review p. 97-98 # 1-24
Grill cheese lab next class!
This week in class the students will be finishing their Beothuk Mi'kmaq paragraphs and will begin to look at the Europeans that settled in NL.
We continued the creative short story assignment. If the brainstorming sheet was not finished in class today, it needs to be finished for homework.
pp. 97-98 # 1-24 Review
Students finished watching the movie McFarland today. They will complete the viewing assessment worksheet tomorrow.
Next week, students will begin writing their own creative short story. Class time will be given to complete this work
Tech poster due Friday.
Ch.2 Checkup--Nov.2--review due a day or two before the quiz date.
This week in class the students will be writing a paragraph comparing the Mi'kmaq and the Beothuk.
We will be working on a science technology poster/project for the next couple of days in class. Students are asked to bring LEADS or appropriate materials for drawing and coloring the poster.
pp. 87-88 # 7,8,9,10,11,12
Unit 2 Check Up (Sections 2.1-2.4) is tomorrow. Homework will be corrected before doing the Check Up.
Mid Unit Review p. 83 # 1-13
Using your text book find the definitions of these terms and write them inside your notebook.
p. 87 # 4 & 5
p. 83 # 1-13 Mid Unit Review
pp. 80-81 # 3,4,5,6,7,8
Students are asked to complete the first page of their graphing worksheet for homework only.
pp. 73-74 # 3,4,5,6,7,8,10 & 11
This week we will continue to learn about aboriginal groups from NL.
Starting Chapter 2 this week. Water Quality Evaluation on Wednesday.
Students should be reviewing terms and RACES format for their upcoming test.
Independent novels: Students must bring their novels to school October 17 for a class of silent reading and their independent book assessment.
p. 68 # 5-12 (Due Monday)
Review for your Math Unit 1 Test which is tomorrow!!
Check up for Chapter 1 will be Friday, Oct.12/18. I corrected the review/keyterms today with students (a number of students did not have completed).
Water Quality Lab will be on Monday, Oct.15.
Reminder: Unseen story test is October 18, 2018
Students should have selected a book for independent reading. We will have a silent reading class soon.
I feel students need a couple more days before we quiz. This means check up for chapter 1 will be Friday, Oct.12/18. This means that their Water Quality Lab will probably be on Monday, Oct.15.
NOTE: The 8-1 Unit 1 Math Test scheduled for Wednesday Oct. 10 has postponed to Friday Oct. 12 due to scheduling issues for supports.
We will be starting Unit 2 tomorrow.
The Unit 1 Assignment was returned and reviewed in class today. Students should continue to review for their Unit 1 Test.
Please use above link to review for In-class- assignment.
***There will be a Chapter 1 Checkup Oct.10/18. Students are asked to complete the review at the back of their booklet by Tuesday. We will be correcting it on that day.
Tonight, students are asked to finish color coding the maps of the drainage basins on p.9 &10 in their booklet.
In-class assignment Tuesday Oct 9
Review for tomorrow's Unit Assignment
This week we will be learning about aboriginal groups in NL.
Students should complete the character sketch and connection question for Stainless Steele if not finished in class.
p. 49 # 4 & 5
+Start review for next week's Unit 1 Assignment
p. 43 # 3,4,5,6
***Upcoming field trips and evaluation for students
- Field trip Oct.2/18
-Chapter 1 Checkup---Oct.11/18---Study Ch.1 Booklet
Unit 1 Quiz: Wednesday, September 26
- Study your Unit 1 Terms and the Map of NL.
- Choice Activity grades have been posted in Power School.
Students will be attending a field trip on October 2nd. On my web page, you will find an electronic copy of the permission letter for the field trips. Paper copies were sent home September 20 and were due TODAY. Please send in the permission slip tomorrow. Note the cost is $10 and please notify me or the office if you have any questions.
I-Pic Worksheet due back next class.
Working on 'Finger Print' Identity worksheet.
***LAB EVALUATION on Monday. Study lab write ups we corrected in class.
Students will be attending a field trip on October 2nd. On my web page, you will find an electronic copy of the permission letter for the field trips. Paper copies were sent home September 20. Note the cost is $10 and please notify me or the office if you have any questions.
Students worked on questions for story 'Against all Odds'. Students should have the following questions completed:
1. Using the characteristics above, find three examples of how this text fits the non-fiction recount text pattern.
2. What was Emily Jennings Stowe’s ambition? What obstacles did she encounter in trying to achieve her goal?
3. What was the theme for this selection? Answer using proper answer format
Students worked on a salinity lab this week. We corrected their lab reports in class. Students will be evaluated on the this lab on Monday, September 24th. Students need to study their lab before this time. This is NOT an open book evaluation.
Chapter 1 NL Map and Terms Quiz is scheduled for next Wednesday. Study! Study! Study!
Remember to get the information you need for your choice activity. We will begin the final copy tomorrow in class.We will finish Unit 1 this week.
Unit 1 Quiz: Wednesday, September 26
- Study your Unit 1 Terms and the Map of NL.
p. 20 # 3-8
p. 15 # 5,6,7,9,10,11,12
Please don't forget to bring a duo-tang folder to class next day.
We have completed a writing sample and began learning the short story terms. Students are reminded they should have a duotang folder for their terms.
Salinity Lab scheduled for Friday. Please send in a note if you will be absent.
p. 9 # 11,12,15,16 & 17
Welcome back! Looking forward to a great year! NL Map and Unit 1 Terms are due Thursday. Don't forget to get a folder for your handouts/worksheets.
pp. 8-9 # 4,5,8,9,10