Announcements:

Bill Bursey: Grade 8 Social Studies Test Unit 2 Tuesday February 5

Homework Assigned For Homeroom: HR 8 -2


May 23, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Upcoming Evaluations:
Chapter 4 Checkup-- May 24
Body Systems Assessment--June 4
THIS DATE HAS CHANGED: Unit 4 Test---June 7(last day for evaluations before exams)


May 13, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

***Corrections on previous day homework page
1. Microscope Lab Assessment will take place--May 21,2019,Tuesday
2. Ch.10 Checkup-May 23,2019,Thursday
3. Body Systems Lab Assessment-June 3
3. Unit 4 Test-June 10th(not June 3)


May 8, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Microscope Lab Assessment -Tuesday, May 14,2019

2. Science/Social Studies Field trip- May 22,2019 (Permission slip due by May 10)

3. Unit 4 Test--Tuesday(June 4/19)


May 7, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Don't forget refraction lab assessment tomorrow


May 1, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Page 378 3's 14, 16, 17AB, 18


April 9, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Ch.5 Checkup---TOMORROW

Upcoming Evaluations:
Unit 2 (Chapters 4,5 & 6) April 16,2019
We will start working in class tomorrow on review sheet.


April 8, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Finished 6.6/6.7 Notes
Assigned p 356 #2,4c,6,7,8a,9a,10
p363 #4a,5f,6a,7,12d,13


April 3, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Upcoming Evaluations:
Unit 2 (Chapters 4,5 & 6) April 15,2019. Unit Review will be due a few days before this time.


March 28, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

p342 #3,4a,6,7aei,11,12aei,14


March 27, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Reflection Lab Assessment tomorrow


March 20, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Reflection Lab---Mar.25/19
Reflection Lab Assessment---Mar.27/19


Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Complete for homework, page 324 #'s 5A, 6A, 7, 9, 11AC, 12, and 13AC


March 11, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Chapter 4 Checkup is tomorrow, Mar.12/19


March 7, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Students are working through Chapter 4 workbook. They are completing a electromagnetic radiation project for two days. A Ch.4 Checkup will take place Tuesday, Mar.12/19. Students are expected to have the review completed for Monday, Mar.11/19


March 4, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Finish 5.6 Notes
Assign p274 #5b,6b,7b,8bc,9bc,10cd,11a,13,15ab,16,17a,


February 28, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Students are to finish p.6 in their ch.4 workbook. Chapter 4 Checkup will be sometime next week.


February 19, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

p252 #3,4,5b,6b,7bc,10,12


February 14, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Assigned p 246 #5ace,6ac,7,8,11ai,iv,12,15


February 5, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Students have an assignment on Unit 4 Thursday. Reviewed pg 223 #2, 5, 6A, 7, 11AB and 14 today. Student should have completed for tomorrow's class.


January 31, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

P212 #4ab,6b,8ab,9,11a

EVALUATION DATES
Grade 8
Check up: Thursday, January 24, Day 5
Assignment: Thursday, February 7, Day 1
Test: Tuesday, February 12, Day 4


January 30, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Finish pressure practice questions in text for tomorrow.(p.351-353)


January 29, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Study terms and Long answer questions on the study guide for test Unit 2, Tuesday February 5 Day 6


January 28, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Section 4.6 - students completed a few examples on their own.


January 25, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Started Notes on 4.5
Assigned p198 #4a,5,7ab,10,11


January 23, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Checkup on Ch.8 on Friday, Jan.25th. Review at back of booklet due Thursday.


January 21, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Students completed their Density Lab Assessments today. Please note, there will be a checkup on Ch.8 on Friday, Jan.25th. Review at back of booklet due Thursday.


January 16, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Started 4.2 Notes
Assigned p 180 #3,4,5,9,10,11


January 14, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Started Unit 4 - Section 4.1
Assigned example 2 to be completed


Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

No 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


Social Studies
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Read p # 46 - 55 in the text Branches of the Newfoundland Fishery.


January 10, 2019
Technology
Assigned By: Thomas Sheppard

3D Design project: We are finishing up our 3D design project. Students should upload their final design to the Google Classroom (Step 4). Please check your assignments in Google Classroom to make sure you have everything completed and turned in.


January 8, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

We started Chapter 8, and students are to complete p.6 for homework.


January 7, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

We read and discussed pages 300-306. Students are asked to complete reading check questions 1-4, p.306.


December 19, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Students should continue to review for their Cumulative Test on January 9th and 10th, Units 1-3.


December 17, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Students will be reviewing for rest of this week for their Cumulative Test on January 9th and 10th.


December 13, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Students completed Unit 3 Test today. Students should begin to review for cumulative test after the break!


December 11, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Viscosity Lab will be reviewed tomorrow. Please have completed. Students need to study for Lab Assessment on Thursday.
Review Sheet needs to be completed.
Chapter 7 Checkup Friday.


Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Viscosity Lab will be reviewed tomorrow. Please have completed. Students need to study for Lab Assessment on Thursday.
Review Sheet needs to be completed.
Chapter 7 Checkup Friday.


December 10, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Students completed Unit 3 Assignments today.
**They will have Unit 3 Test on Thursday, December 13th.


Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Upcoming evaluations:
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 THURSDAY,DEC.13/18 .
CHAPTER 7 CHECKUP---FRIDAY, DEC.14/18


December 6, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Students should review for their Unit 3 Assignment on Monday (10th) and Test on Thursday (13th).


December 4, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Prepare for Commentary on Quest for the Sea. Make sure jot notes are in order for your write up.


December 3, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Finish p.8&9 in Ch.7 booklet.
Lab will take place on tomorrow. Labs are mandatory.
Please note:Upcoming evaluations:
Lab Assessment--Dec.12
Ch.7 Checkup--Dec. 14


November 26, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Complete p.5&7 in Ch.7 booklet.
Students should empty their duotangs today and place in a safe place to study for June.


November 25, 2018
Art
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Study terms for chapter 3 in text.
Read p. 46-69 in text Making a Living in the Ninetheeth Century


November 21, 2018
Art
Assigned By: Frances Squires

Students worked on their clay pots today.
No homework.


November 16, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Unit 1 Test Monday


November 15, 2018
Health
Assigned By: Caitlin Clarke

Any missing work is due tomorrow, Friday November 16th!


Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

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.


November 13, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Started Notes on 3.2
Assigned p113 #5a,6ab,7ac,10,12a


November 6, 2018
Health
Assigned By: Caitlin Clarke

Any incomplete work will be going home to be completed and returned by Friday Nov. 16th.


Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Ch.2 Checkup today. No assigned work. Heads up that Ch.3 is a quick chapter. Unit Test will be in 2 weeks.


November 5, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Ch.2 Checkup tomorrow


Health
Assigned By: Caitlin Clarke

Any incomplete work will be going home to be completed and returned before the end of term 1.


November 2, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

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.


English
Assigned By: Byron Etchegary

After reading Liam O'Flaherty's Short Story 'The Sniper', answer one of the following questions using RACES format:

1. Explain the main conflict in the story using RACES format. Remember to include who is involved in the conflict, how it is developed, and whether or not it is resolved at the end.

OR

2. Setting is the time, place, and circumstances of a story. In “The Sniper”, setting is very important to developing the conflict in the story. Explain how the setting affects the conflict using RACES format.

RACES FORMAT:

1. Re-state question (include title, author and term being discussed)
2. Answer all parts
3. Define term
4. Explanation
5. Cite evidence (Quote for support)
6. Explain what the evidence / quote supports
7. Summary sentence


November 1, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Chapter 2 Review Sheet due tomorrow.


English
Assigned By: Byron Etchegary

Read 'The Sniper' by Liam O'Flaherty. All students were given a paper copy of the story today before leaving. We will be discussing the story tomorrow and answering questions (to be finished for homework over the weekend).


October 30, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Unit 2 Assignment


October 25, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Tech poster due Friday.
Ch.2 Checkup--Nov.2--review due a day or two before the quiz date.


Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Finished Notes on 2.5
Assigned p92 #3abd,6,7ace,8acef,9ac,10ac,17a


October 24, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Reviewed and students wrote U2 Check up Quiz


October 23, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

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.


October 22, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Read p.26-28 in text on the Beothuk. Prepare for Beothuk extinction Assignment by reading p. twice


Religion
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Using your text book find the definitions of these terms and write them inside your notebook.



1.identity

2.psychology

3.psychologist

4.values

5.stereotypes

6.abstract

7.moral

8.Mahatma

9.tallit

10.confession

11.baptism

12.liberal

13.Quran

14.ritual

15.tradition




October 19, 2018
Art
Assigned By: Frances Squires

Today we did some art history with an Art Online activity in the computer lab. Students did research to find the answers to some questions.


October 18, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Corrected p 83
Assigned p97 #2a,3,4,5d,6b,7,9d,10c,11ab,

Unit 2 Check Up Quiz (2.1-2.3)
Tuesday, October 23


October 17, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Students are asked to complete the first page of their graphing worksheet for homework only.


October 16, 2018
English
Assigned By: Byron Etchegary

Independent novels: Students must bring their novels to school October 17 for a class of silent reading and their independent book assessment will be this Thursday, October 19th.


English
Assigned By: Byron Etchegary

Independent novels: Students must bring their novels to school on Wednesday, October 17 for a class of silent reading and their independent book assessment (Book check) will be this Thursday, October 18th.


Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Corrected p80
Started Notes 2.4
Assigned p87 #4,5,6a,7a,8a,9,10,11,18


Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Finished and corrected p 87
Started 2.5 Notes


October 15, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Starting Chapter 2 this week. Water Quality Evaluation on Wednesday.


English
Assigned By: Byron Etchegary

From the Ashes of My Dreams (Homegrown, p. 51)

Questions: to be finished for homework!!!

1. In four sentences, summarize what the anecdote is about.

2. Pick out words and sentences (diction) that details the accident and Ed’s life
(Details of accident)

3. Find examples from the story that expressed the following emotion:
Sadness
guilt
Excitement
hope

4. Use your summary to develop a news-reporting script OR an interview (at least 5 questions/answers) with Ed Smith. This will answer the 5w’s and h (who, what, when, where, why and how). Beware: you may be asked to read your script/ interview in front of the class!


October 11, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Checkup Ch.1 tomorrow. Corrected review today.


October 10, 2018
Technology
Assigned By: Thomas Sheppard

We will be doing an online quiz on Control Technology terms on Wednesday, October 17th (Day 2, P. 4). Please continue to use your Quizlet posted to your Google Classroom to help you learn the terms.


October 9, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

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.


Social Studies
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Marks updated in PowerSchool.


October 4, 2018
French
Assigned By: Katherine Pumphrey

https://quizlet.com/322683835/core-french-la-rentree-review-flash-cards/

Please use above link to review for In-class- assignment.


Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

***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. There are 25 questions. We will be correcting it on that day.
***A Water Quality Lab Assessment will take place a day or two after the chapter 1 checkup


Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

***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. There are 25 questions. We will be correcting it on that day.
***A Water Quality Lab Assessment will take place a day or two after the chapter 1 checkup


Art
Assigned By: Frances Squires

Students had time to work on their sketchbooks.
No homework.


October 3, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

***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.


Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Unit 1 Assignments were returned and reviewed.

Unit 1 test tomorrow.


October 2, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Last class for Unit 2 terms. These will be due Thursday. Oct.4th/2018.

We will begin notes during tomorrow's class.


French
Assigned By: Katherine Pumphrey

In-class assignment Tuesday Oct 9


October 1, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

All choice activities were due in today.

We are now working on our Unit 2 Terms.


Religion
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

All identity worksheets are due in.

We started learning about Islam today and had a great classroom discussion.

Next class we will begin our posters.


September 26, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

***Upcoming evaluation for students
-Chapter 1 Checkup---Oct.11/18---Study Ch.1 Booklet


Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Started 1.6 NOtes
Assigned p43 #3ab,4ab,5,6ace,7ace,8


English
Assigned By: Byron Etchegary

In-class reading of William R. Scott's short story 'Stainless Steele'. Will finish reading story on Thursday. Reflect on the main character Stainless and whether or not he will succeed in track and field!


September 25, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

***CORRECTION to my last post. This class is attending the fieldtrip on WEDNESDAY, September 26 not Oct.2 as previously posted. Sorry for the confusion.


Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Finish 1.5 Notes
Assigned p 34 #3a,4a,5bc,6ab
This was corrected in class.


Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Assigned p34 Extra practice and corrected in class.


September 24, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Reminder: Unit 1 Quiz-Friday-Sept.28th
Study Study Study! Go over the material we went through during in-class review!

Reminder: Bring in material/info from home for class assignment.


Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

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.


Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch


Assigned Eg. # 7


English
Assigned By: Byron Etchegary

Finish three questions on the non-fiction account 'Going it Alone'- conflict, theme & connection!


September 21, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

***LAB EVALUATION on Monday. Study lab write ups we corrected in class. Students will be attending a field trip on September 26. 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.


September 20, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

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.


Social Studies
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Students should be brainstorming their ideas for their choice activity. Come to class prepared with your notes from home!

Unit 1 Quiz: Sept.28th (Day 1)


September 19, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Complete individual timeline. Also complete your family tree activity found on page . 21 (#5)


September 14, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Finished 1.3 Notes
Assigned p20 #3ace,4ace,5ac,6ac,7ac,8b,9a


Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Continued from period 3.


September 13, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Corrected p 15 homework.

Check up Quiz (1.1 - 1.4) on Thursday, September 20


September 12, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Salinity Lab scheduled for Friday. Please send in a note if you will be absent.


September 11, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Finished 1.1 Notes
Assigned p8 #4,5ac,8,9,11a,12,14,16


Social Studies
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Welcome back!! Please complete assigned NL map if you did not complete it in today's class! :)


Religion
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Welcome back!! If you did not complete the introduction to camp I-PIC sheet in class, this is due back next Religion Class. I will be collecting them in and we will be moving on in the course.