Homework Assigned By: Nicole Collins
May 16, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students finished ch. 6 material with a look at the change from representative to responsible government.

Students then had the rest of class to complete their booklets. Many have finished and submitted their work. If yours is not done, no more class time will be given, so finish this off for homework and submit on Wednesday, May 18th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students wrote the ch. 7 exit card.

If you were absent, you will be asked to write it next class.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students reviewed futur simple and began a speakign exercise with their partners. This will continue next class as well. (activity # 5 in the booklet)

Listening and reading test will be on May 27th!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
I introduced this abridged unit called 'Turning Points'

Students will only do three projects that will be assessed:
1. reading comp (Reading 'The Nest' in the textbook.)

2. Viewing (watching Akeelah and the Bee)

3. Writing a text connection on Akeelah and the Bee.

Emails were sent to you and caregivers if you have overdue poetry work. Please submit this asap.
May 13, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
All students presented their poetry song analysis today! Great job to all and I think the class really enjoyed the variety of song choices! What a nice day!

Students had many pieces of work due today including a book report, their poetry workbook of their 5 best answers, and their Social Studies ch. 6 booklet.

I will be collating all this material this weekend and sending email reminders to students and caregivers if your material is not yet submitted.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students wrote their ch. 7 exit card. (open book quiz).
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students finished off the section in their ch. 6 booklet about the Rebellions of 1837/38. If this information is not complete now, it is set for homework.

Booklets should be submitted at the end of class on Monday, May 16th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Due to low attendance, students did not write the case study. We did continue discussing the factors that led to the riot, however.

The case study will now be moved to Tuesday, May 17th: our next class together.
May 12, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Our first presenters in our song analysis went today. Great job by all who presented today!

If you did not, you will be asked to present tomorrow. You can do this 7-3! I'm so impressed!

Book reports due tomorrow!
5 DPEEL questions due tomorrow as well.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students finished ch. 6 by learning about Great Britain according responsible government to the colonies from 1847-1855. (last 4 slides of the notes)

They then had time to fill out the last pages of their ch. 6 workbook.

Most turned in these workbooks. If yours was not turned in, it will be expected tomorrow.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students reviewed all work thus far for this unit (phenomenes canadiens).

We played a Kahoot that tested all major sections: provinces, supernatural vocab, and futur proche.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students finished learning about the implementations of the Commission of Government by filling in the 5W chart on health care and Law enforcement.

Exit card (May 16th) format:
1. Matching
2. Fill in a table
3. Short answer questions
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students finished learning about the implementations of the Commission of Government by filling in the 5W chart on health care and Law enforcement.

Exit card (tomorrow) format:
1. Matching
2. Fill in a table
3. Short answer questions
May 11, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students looked at the Commission of Government and how they regulated agriculture and education during their reign from 1934-49.

We will finish off healthcare and policing next class, and you can prepare for your exit card.

Exit card: May 13th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students had their final time in class to work on their speaking assessment (song analysis).

Tomorrow we will hear from some students who are finished. On Friday, we will hear from the remaining students.

Other important dates:
Friday: book reports due
Tomorrow: poetry paragraphs due.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students began reading the article for Friday's case study. We will finish this up on Friday, then begin the case study questions.
May 10, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students wrote their Joseph Howe case study today. Anyone absent will be asked to write it next class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students worked on their speaking assessment that will begin on Thursday: song analysis.

Students also have many other things concluding as we finish poetry. Please be aware of the following deadlines:

Shape poem: overdue
Book report due May 13th
5 best poetry responses May 12
Speaking assessment May 12
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students wrote their Joseph Howe case study today. Anyone absent will be asked to write it next class.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students wrote their case study on the 1932 riot today. Anyone absent will be asked to write it next class.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students continued analyzing the Commission of Government programs for their main features (who, what, when, where, why). This will prepare them for their exit card on May 16th for chapter 7.
May 9, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Shape poems were due today! I will be sending home a reminder message if yours was not submitted.

Students were intorduced to their speaking assessment for this Thursday. They have the rest of the week to pick and analyze a song. They will share this analysis with the class on Thursday.

More details are found on the project posted to Google Classroom.

Important dates:
May 9th (today) shape poems are due!
5 best poetry responses May 12
Speaking assessment May 12
Book reports due May 13
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students read and discussed the reading in preparation or tomorrow's case study.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students learned about future proche. Activity #4 was done as well in the student booklets. Notes are on Google Classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Reminder: tomorrow is your case study on Joseph Howe.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students finished learning about the tsunami of 1929 and the Great Depression of the 30s.

We will learn about the riot of '32 and read the article about it next class. This will prepare you for Friday's case study.
May 6, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Bring ear buds or headphones on Monday!

Dates:
Shape poem due May 9th
Book report due May 13th
5 best poetry responses May 12
Speaking assessment May 12
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Case study on Joseph Howe is moved to May 10th

Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students finished learning about the forestry

We moved on tot he difficulties and crises of the 1930s. We learned about the Labrador border dispute and the Burin tsunami of 1929.

We will finish this off next class then learn about the riot.

Case study on the riot is Friday, May 13th
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students corrected their listening activity on strange occurrences in different Canadian provinces/ territories.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students learned about the installment of the Commission of Government after the riot. We then began exploring the first of four programs they improved before WW2 hit. We will examine the other three next class.

Students need to prepare for their ch. 7 exit card on May 16th
May 5, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students worked on their shape poems. These are due on Monday, May 9th.

Other important dates:
May 13th - book report
May 12th - poetry booklet submitted and speaking presentations on a song analysis.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students continued learning new terminology for this unit by writing out terms in their booklet and listening to 'Les annonces' to try and identify new words.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students wrote their case study on the St. John's Riot of 1932.

If you missed class today, you will be asked to write this upon your return.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students learned more about the Upper and Lower Canada Rebellions of 1837/38.

You will be assigned work in your booklet about this information next class.

Please note: Your case study is scheduled for May 10th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Reminder: you are writing your case study on Joseph Howe and testing the freedom of the press tomorrow! Be prepared!
May 4, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students were provided with the article for their case study on May 10th. We read it as a class and discussed it. Students should be prepared for comprehension and critical thinking questions regarding this article, the riot in general, and the situation Newfoundland found itself in in 1932.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students concluded the Rebellions of 1837 in their workbooks.

We then read p. 107 in preparation for their case study on May 6th. It is and article about the reformer Joseph Howe who revealed corrupt government officials in the city of Halifax in 1835.
May 3, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students analyzed our last poem called 'The Cat.'

If you missed the analysis due to absence, it is found on the Poetry Booklet posted to Google Classroom.

I then introduced the written project for this unit: students must create their own shape poems.

Students will work on these for the remainder of the week and they will be due to be submitted on Monday, May 9th.

Due dates:
May 13th - book report
May 9th - shape poem
May 12th - poetry booklet submitted and speaking presentations on a song analysis.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students watched a video on the rebellion in Lower Canada, then began working on their booklet in this section. We will have 10-15 minutes next day to clue this up and then we will prepare for our case study om Joseph Howe: a reformer in Nova Scotia.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students corrected the word search on the provinces and territories in Canada, then learned some new terminology for this unit (slides 6-8 of the notes).

No set homework.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students learned about the 1932 riot. We also watched a video on The Great Depression and how it contributed to the riot. (slides 29-34)

Tomorrow's class, we will read the article together in preparation for your case study on May 10th.

If you miss class tomorrow, I have posted the reading to Google Classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students read a news article on the 1932 riot. This information, along with information form the notes will prepare you for your case study on May 5th.

If you missed today's reading, you can read the article I posted to Google Classroom.
May 2, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students wrote their descriptive paragraph on mining conditions in the 20s and 30s in NL.

If yours was not finished in class, it is for homework. It is a Google Form found on Google classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students finished the last of 'The Sea' Questions, then were given time to pick their 5 best answers for submission for me to evaluate your poetry comprehension.

These 5 best responses will be due in on Thursday, May 12.

Other up-coming dates:

Shape poem due: May 9th
Speaking presentation: May 12th
Book report due: May 13th
Art
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students learned about 3 difficult events of the 1920s and 30s:
1. Labrador border dispute
2. 1929 tidal wave
3. Great Depression
(slides 21-28)

There will be a case study on the 1932 riot on May 10th.
April 29, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Covid tests sent home today.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students learned about reformers and rebels in the 1830s. They learned about the rebellions in Upper and Lower Canada. (slides 4-7) Next class they will fill in their booklets with information about these rebellions.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
We analyzed the poem 'The Sea.' (analysis now on the poetry booklet on Google Classroom) Students were given approx. 20 minutes to finish off the questions on this poem. They will get about 10-15 more minutes next class.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students began a brand new chapter today on the evolution of government in BNA. It's called 'Listening to the people.'

This is a short chapter which should only take about 2 weeks to complete. there are two evaluations:

1. paper booklet
2. case study

**** If you do not have your ch. 5 digital booklet complete, it is now late! Please finish it up before this weekend when I begin evaluating them.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students learned about 3 difficult events of the 1920s and 30s:
1. Labrador border dispute
2. 1929 tidal wave
3. Great Depression
(slides 21-28)

There will be a case study on the 1932 riot on Thursday, May 5th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students learned about the forestry industry in the 1920s and 30s in NL.

We discussed the impact the mining and forestry industries had on traditional ways of life. (slides 14-20 of the notes).

Reminder: evaluation #1 is overdue for this chapter. It is a descriptive paragraph on working conditions in mines. I will be sending an email reminder home to anyone who has not submitted this via Google Forms.
April 28, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students learned about mine working conditions in the 20s and 30s.

This prepared you for your first assessment for ch. 7 on Monday, May 2: You will write a descriptive paragraph about the working conditions for miners.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students were given an extra class to finish up the digital workbook for ch. 5. This was due on Tuesday, April 26th, but many ware still not done.

If yours is still not submitted, I made contact via email to you and your caregiver today. Please submit this project.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students began work on the final unit of the year: phenomene candadiens. We reviewed Canadian provinces with their articles (le, la, les, l') and did a word find as a refresher.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students reviewed the poem 'Im Nobody, who are you?' by Emily Dickenson and were then given time to finish a DPEEL question on theme.

If this is not completed now, it is set for homework. We are moving on to a new poem tomorrow.
April 27, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students began a brand new chapter today on the evolution of government in BNA. It's called 'Listening to the people.'

This is a short chapter which should only take about 2 weeks to complete. there are two evaluations:

1. paper booklet
2. case study

**** If you do not have your ch. 5 digital booklet complete, it is now late! Please finish it up before this weekend when I begin evaluating them.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students listened to 'Louder than words' and analyzed it for a listening evaluation.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Grand Voyage is now officially over.

Students returned their books and I distributed the last unit's text book called 'phenomene canadiens'

There will be 4 evaluations in this unit as well:
1. reading
2. writing
3. speaking
4. listening

***** Note, if you still have not submitted your Google slideshow for Grand Voyage, this is late! Please complete this!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students reviewed forestry and how mining and forestry industrialization impacted Indigenous communities and women.

I will be announcing the date of your case study next class. The case study is on the St. John's riot of 1832.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students learned about the Buchans and St. Lawrence mines in the 1920s and 30s.

Note: Monday, May 2, you will be writing an assessment on the working conditions in the mines. It will be done in Google Forms.
April 26, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students were given an extra class to finish and submit their ch. 5 digital workbook. These were officially due yesterday, but I changed the date to give an extra make-up class.

No more class time will be given for this work. I will be collating all submissions tomorrow and contacting home if yours is not yet submitted.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students learned about the forestry industry in the 1920s and 30s in NL.

They watched a video and discussed the impact the mining and forestry industries had on traditional ways of life. (slides 14-20 of the notes).

Reminder: evaluation #1 is overdue for this chapter. It is a descriptive paragraph on working conditions in mines. I will be sending an email reminder home to anyone who has not submitted this via Google Forms.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students had an extra class to complete and submit their written project on 'Le Grand Voyage'

This was due to be digitally turned in on April 14th, so this is the last class for this work considering it was an extra class. If yours is not submitted, I will be contacting home to remind you to complete this work and turn it in in order for me to asses your writing ability for this unit.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students analyzed 'I'm Nobody, Who are you?' by Emily Dickenson.

Questions 1 and 2 were completed in the poetry booklet. If yours are not complete, those questions are now set for homework.

Tomorrow - unseen/unheard poetry listening test.

May 13th - 5-paragraph essay book reports are due.
April 25, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students had another session today to clue up the descriptive paragraph on mines.

If this is not submitted, an email has been sent to you and your caregiver. Any additional work on this evaluation must now be done for homework. No more class time will be given.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students were given an extra class to finish and submit their ch. 5 digital workbook. These were officially due on April 14th (the last day before Easter break).

No more class time will be given for this work. I will be collating all submissions tomorrow and contacting home if yours is not yet submitted.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students had their reading class to either read their book report novel, or work on the book report.

Reminder of important dates:

- book report (5-paragraph essay format) due May 13th.

- Poetry listening test: Wednesday, April 27th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students were introduced to the last section of their digital workbook: a picture collage of all the main topics covered.

Students will have one more class tomorrow to finish up any missed/incomplete work on this assignment. The digital workbook is due to be turned in tomorrow after class.

I will be collating all submissions tomorrow and contacting home if yours is not yet submitted.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students began ch. 7. We discussed the economic diversification in the 1920s: specifically mining. I then reminded students of the mining video on slide 4 of the notes, which you watched with Mr. Power before the Easter break.

Early next week, you will be tasked with your first evaluation: a descriptive paragraph on the conditions in mines.

Your other two evaluations for this chapter are:

A case study.
An exit card (open-book quiz) at the end.
April 11, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Reminder that students will be dismissing at 1:15 on Thursday, April 14th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students ha their last working class today on the Women's Suffrage research assignment. This is the last and final evaluation for ch. 6. So, as of today, we are finished this chapter!

If you have not completed either the war letter, the conscription paragraph , or the suffrage research, this is now entirely YOUR responsibility: no more class time will be given.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students worked on slide #8 of their digital workbook on ch. 5 material.

If you have not concluded slides 1-8 now, it is your responsibility to finish them on your own time. No more class time will be given.

We will continue with the material on slide #9 tomorrow in class.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students worked on slide #8 of their digital workbook on ch. 5 material.

If you have not concluded slides 1-8 now, it is your responsibility to finish them on your own time. No more class time will be given.

We will continue with the material on slide #9 tomorrow in class.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students had day 2 of 3 to work on their Grand Voyage written project.

This project is all on Google Classroom and will be digitally turned in on April 14th.
April 8, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students worked on their research for the Women's Suffrage Movement.

This work is due in on Monday. You will have class on Monday to finish it up. If it is not done then, it will be set for homework Monday night.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students had their first official day of three to work on their Grand Voyage written project.

This project is all on Google Classroom and will be digitally turned in on April 14th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students learned about the St. Lawrence fluorspar mines in the 1930s. Then they examined the working conditions of mining at this time by reading their textbook and an article on the St. Lawrence mine.

This will prepare students for their first assessment of this chapter on Tuesday, April 12.

They will be asked to fill out a Google Form on the working conditions of mines in the early 1900s.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students continued working on Macavity posters. These are due to be turned in on Monday. Finish this off over the weekend if you did not finish it today in class.
April 7, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students worked on their digital workbooks for ch. 5.

Slides 1-7 are now finished for class time. If yours are not completed, they are now set for homework.

This digital booklet will be due on April 25th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students began exploring ch. 7 material. We discussed the economic diversification in the 1920s: specifically mining. We then watched the mining video on slide 4 of the notes, and finally learned more information about the mine in Buchans. All of this is covered on slides 1-7 of the class notes which are posted to Google Classroom.

Note: The first assessment of this chapter will be a paragraph about mining. This will be presented to the class on April 12.

Also: War letters and Conscription paragraphs were handed back.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students learned the last few things for the Grand Voyage unit (slides of the notes).

Then I introduced the final written project. Essentially, it is an advertisement for any place in the world the student would like to explore.

Students will find a template for their slideshow, an explanation of what goes on each slide, and a model example on Google Classroom.

This project will take us up to next Thursday, April 14th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students were introduced to the final piece of work for 'Macavity': a representation project on visually depicted Macavity.

Students began work on their wanted posters (find an explanation in your poetry book if you missed class today) and will finish this up tomorrow afternoon.

Reminder: Book report deadline - May 13th
April 6, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students worked on their digital workbooks for ch. 5.

Slides 1-7 are now finished for class time. If yours are not completed, they are now set for homework.

This digital booklet must be digitally turned in by April 14th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students began exploring ch. 7 material. We discussed the economic diversification in the 1920s: specifically mining. We then watched the mining video on slide 4 of the notes, and finally learned more information about the mine in Buchans. All of this is covered on slides 1-7 of the class notes which are posted to Google Classroom.

Note: The first assessment of this chapter will be a paragraph about mining. This will be presented to the class on April 13.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students had another library reading day. Students should be well on their way to reading their chosen novels for their second book report.

Book report timeline:
1. Rough draft (not mandatory) due on April 29th.

2. Final copy (mandatory 5-paragraph essay) due on May 13th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students finished learning about the settlers in BNA. We finished all notes, read all readings and watched all videos for this chapter (ch. 5).

I will explain how the digital workbook will go and students will begin this workbook next Social Studies class.

The workbook will be your only evaluation for this chapter.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students learned about the Women's Suffrage movement. Student will have a final ch. 6 project on the movement which they will begin next class.

If you do not have your war letter or your conscription paragraph finished, please submit them as soon as possible! They are late! Emails have already been sent home to remind you.
April 5, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students finished learner about the settlers in BNA. We finished all notes, read all readings and watched all videos for this chapter (ch. 5).

I explained how the digital workbook will go and students will begin this workbook next Social Studies class. It will be due to be digitally turned in on April 14th - our last day before Easter break.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students finished working on 'Macavity' DPEEL questions. If yours aren't done, this is now set for homework. No more class time will begiven for this work.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students took time to finish up their work on Pouvoir and Devoir and we corrected them together as a class.

This will prepare you for your final written project coming up.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students received paper copies of the ch. 7 notes and those who have still not completed all the three assessments for ch. 6 were given extra time to do so. The assessments are:
1. War letter
2. Conscription journal
3. Women's Suffrage research

We are moving on to ch. 7 next class and I will no longer be hunting people down for this late work. If yours is not submitted now, it is on you to get it done and turn it in to me.


Ch. 7 future evaluations will look like the following:

1. Descriptive paragraph on mining conditions.

2. Case study on the St. John's riot.

3. End-of-chapter exit card.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students received paper copies of the ch. 7 notes and those who have still not completed all the three assessments for ch. 6 were given extra time to do so. The assessments are:
1. War letter
2. Conscription journal
3. Women's Suffrage research

We are moving on to ch. 7 next class and I will no longer be hunting people down for this late work. If yours is not submitted now, it is on you to get it done and turn it in to me.

Ch. 7 future evaluations will look like the following:

1. Descriptive paragraph on mining conditions.

2. Case study on the St. John's riot.

3. End-of-chapter exit card.
April 4, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students quickly reviewed last weeks analysis on 'Macavity the Mystery Cat' then began working on the 6 DPEEL questions that go with it. Tomorrow's class will be the last chance to finish off these long answers questions. We will be moving on to a new activity after tomorrow.

Dates to consider:
May 13th: book report #2 due.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students had their second and last class to work on researching Women's Suffrage (assignment posted to Google Classroom).

This is due to be digitally turned in on Tuesday.

We will be starting a new chapter next week. Chapter 6 evaluations were the WAR letter, the conscription paragraph, and the Women's Suffrage research assignment. If any of these is outstanding for you, please finish this off on your own time. No more class time will be given.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students learned about the Spanish Flu (slides 45-48) then did an outcome check by telling me some basic facts about this epidemic and by also telling me something new they learned from the film 'The Last Days of Okak' about a terribly sad experience with the flu in a remote Labrador community.

This was done in Google Classroom, so anyone who was not present today is welcome to watch the film (youtube link in the notes) and to open their unmarked assignment designated to them so I verify that you understood this concept.
April 1, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students continued learning about the way of life in BNA in the 19th century. We learned about the Indigenous, the British, and the Irish.

We have the French and the Black colonists to discuss next class, and then you will be tasked with your digital workbook next week. This is the only evaluation for this chapter.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students continued learning about the way of life in BNA in the 19th century. We learned about the Indigenous, and the British.

We have the Irish, the French and the Black colonists to discuss next class, and then you will be tasked with your digital workbook next week. This is the only evaluation for this chapter.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students analyzed 'Macavity the Mystery Cat' for the elements they need to find in order to prepare for their DPEEL questions next class.

Group analysis is found in screengrabs on the digital copy of the poetry booklet on Google Classroom. All student work must be completed on the paper copy of the workbook distributed in class.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students had their second and last class to work on researching Women's Suffrage (assignment posted to Google Classroom).

This is due to be digitally turned in on Tuesday.

We will be starting a new chapter next week. Chapter 6 evaluations were the WAR letter, the conscription paragraph, and the Women's Suffrage research assignment. If any of these is outstanding for you, please finish this off on your own time. No more class time will be given.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students were introduced to their Women's Suffrage research assignment.

This will be worked on during one more class and due to be digitally turned in on Tuesday, April 5th.
March 31, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students were given approximately 25 minutes to complete their reflective journals on whether or not they would have been for or against conscription in 1918.

No more class time will be given. These journals are due to be digitally turned in by Monday!

We then learned about the Influenza that spread rapidly after the war. Next class we will watch the film 'The Last Days of Okak.'
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students looked at European settlers in BNA and why they settled in different regions (slide 15).

We then reviewed the negative impact European colonization had on the Indigenous communities, and will continue this next day.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students reviewed pouvoir and learned devoir (can and must). Then they were tasked with a review sheet on Google Classroom which asked them to formulate sentences based on being able to (can) and having to (must).

This worksheet is digitally and can be accessed through Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students had approximately 8-10 minutes to finish their theme activity on 'The Hill We Climb.' If this is not complete, it is set for homework.

Students listened to a recitation of the next poem 'Macavity the Mystery Cat', then watched the video from the West End production of Cats.

We will analyze this poem and begin DPEEL questions next class.
March 30, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Kids Eat Smart Breakfast Blitz this Thursday! Please see the school website and an email from Mr. Warren for more info!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students were introduced to the 'journal intime' on conscription.

I mistakenly put the incorrect due date on the homework page last night. Please note that student will work on this paragraph arguing for or against conscription today and tomorrow. If it is not finished after this point, it will need to be completed at home and due to be digitally submitted by Monday, April 4th.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students learned about the verb pouvoir: to be able to (in other words, can).

We will focus on you can (vous pouvez) in order to express things that people can do in a tourist location.

We will learn devoir (to have to, in other words: must) as well. Then we will explore some common things people can and must do while on vacation. After this, we have concluded this unit and I will introduce your final written project.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students were introduced to their Women's Suffrage research assignment.

This will be worked on during one more class and due to be digitally turned in on Tuesday, April 5th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students looked at European settlers in BNA and why they settled in different regions (slide 15).

We then reviewed the negative impact European colonization had on the Indigenous communities, and will continue this next day.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students finished the groups analysis sharing session of 'The Hill We Climb' and then began working on their theme questions.

If these questions are incomplete, they are set for homework. We will review them very briefly tomorrow but then move on to our next poem.
March 29, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Kids Eat Smart Breakfast Blitz this Thursday! Please see the school website and an email from Mr. Warren for more info!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students corrected their map of BNA and learned more facts about its demographics.

We also began a study of its economy by recalling how the capitalist ideals of profit negatively impacted the first inhabitants of the land: the Indigenous. (slides 7-12).

Note: there is only one evaluation for this chapter: a digital booklet which I will introduce after we have discussed all notes. This should be approximately by early next week.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students learned about the final topic of ch. 6: the Women's Suffrage Movement.

Next class I will introduce your third and final evaluation for this chapter: research on Women's Suffrage.

Anyone with outstanding WAR letters, they are late, contact to you and to caregivers has been made, and zeros are now in Powerschool.

Anyone with outstanding Conscription reflective journals, I made contact home yesterday. If they are not submitted by Friday, a mark of zero will be added to Powerschool.

Please do your best to keep up-to-date on work.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students reviewed topics covered thus far in a 'carnet d'activite' posted to Google Classroom. This helps solidify our work so far on names of places, modes of transport, the verbs etre, vouloir, and voyager, map-reading skills, and the prepositions to and from.

Great work and focus today 7-1s!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students broke into groups and anlayized one stanza each of 'The Hill We Climb'.

We will finish this analysis next class. After this, students will be tasked, on their own, to come up with a theme for this poem and give three quotes as proof of the theme.

All work MUST be done in the poetry booklet. Any work from that booklet can be evaluated by me.

Note: Poetry foldables were due on Monday. Email notifications were sent home yesterday to remind you. Please submit these to me as soon as you can.

Book report deadline dates: 1st drafts of book reports (not mandatory) are due on April 29th.

Final copy of 5-paragrah essay book reports are due on May 13th.
March 28, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students learned about the final topic of ch. 6: the Women's Suffrage Movement.

Next class I will introduce your third and final evaluation for this chapter: research on Women's Suffrage.

Anyone with outstanding WAR letters, they are late, contact to you and to caregivers has been made, and zeros are now in Powerschool.

Anyone with outstanding Conscription reflective journals, I will be making contact hone this afternoon about them. If they are not submitted by Friday, a mark of zero be added to Powerschool.

Please do your best to keep up-to-date on work.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students corrected their map of BNA and learned more facts about its demographics.

We also began a study of its economy by recalling how the capitalist ideals of profit negatively impacted the first inhabitants of the land: the Indigenous. (slides 7-12).

Note: there is only one evaluation for this chapter: a digital booklet which I will introduce after we have discussed all notes. This should be approximately by early next week.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
We began a new unit which falls under political empowerment.

Notes were distributed. Digital notes are available on Google Classroom, but only paper copy notes are allowed during class time.

We learned what BNA was and the colonies and territories within it. Students did a mapping activity which comes directly from the textbook (p. 76).

We will continue with this work next class.

Note: there will only be one evaluation for this chapter: a digital workbook after we have taken approximately 3-4 classes exploring like in BNA in the 1800s. This workbook will be completed via Google Classroom only.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students had their library reading period today.

Reminder: 1st drafts of book reports (not mandatory) are due on April 29th.

Final copy of 5-paragrah essay book reports are due on May 13th.

Poetry terms foldables (see an explanation in your poetry booklet) were due today. If yours is not submitted, you and your caregivers will be receiving an email reminder this evening.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students learned about conscription.

I will be explaining their next project next class (Wednesday) in which they will be asked to consider arguments for and against conscription and pick a side in the form of a reflective journal-styled paragraph

This will be due on Thursday, March 31.
March 25, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students read (following along with audio) and watched 'The Hill We Climb' written and recited by Amanda Gorman last year at the US presidential inauguration.

We discussed general ideas, sounds, figurative usages in it, but then I let it stew with them. On Monday we will break off into groups to analyze. Once all groups shar their analysis, students will be expected to answer the questions to that poem on their own.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
We began a new unit which falls under political empowerment.

Notes were distributed. Digital notes are available on Google Classroom, but only paper copy notes are allowed during class time.

We learned what BNA was and the colonies and territories within it. Students did a mapping activity which comes directly from the textbook (p. 76).

We will continue with this work next class.

Note: there will only be one evaluation for this chapter: a digital workbook after we have taken approximately 3-4 classes exploring like in BNA in the 1800s. This workbook will be completed via Google Classroom only.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students wrote their reading evaluation on prepositions and modes of transport.

Those absent are asked to do this for homework since it is a link on Google Classroom and notes can be used.

If you do not have this accomplished by the time you come back to class, you will be asked to do it then.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students learned about the Spanish Flu (slides 44-48) then did an outcome check by telling me some basic facts about this epidemic and by also telling me something new they learned from the film 'The Last Days of Okak' about a terribly sad experience with the flu in a remote Labrador community.

This was done on paper in the classroom, but anyone who was not present today is welcome to watch the film (youtube link in the notes) and make a copy of the outcome check (posted to Google Classroom), fill it out, then share it with me so I verify that you understood this concept.

This outcome check is unmarked.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students learned about the Spanish Flu (slides 44-48) then did an outcome check by telling me some basic facts about this epidemic and by also telling me something new they learned from the film 'The Last Days of Okak' about a terribly sad experience with the flu in a remote Labrador community.

This was done on paper in the classroom, but anyone who was not present today is welcome to watch the film (youtube link in the notes) and make a copy of the outcome check (posted to Google Classroom), fill it out, then share it with me so I verify that you understood this concept.

This outcome check is unmarked.
March 24, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Many students submitted their war letters today! Thank you! If you did not, I will be sending a reminder email home this evening. Please have these in by Monday, March 28th - our next class together.

Today, students learned about the WPA and NPA. Then students filled in a Jamboard to prove to me they understood the impact these two groups had on the war effort at home.

If you do not have your Jamboard complete, please do so this evening.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
We missed ELA today (I know you're all devastated!)

But, you had the last working class yesterday to finish your poetry terms foldable. Do you have yours home? If you do, you should finish it off this afternoon/evening. It's due on March 28th!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Yesterday students listened to more Statistics presentations. Those who did not present tomorrow were given their last bit of time time finish up their project. We will be moving on to a new unit next week. Please finish your statistics projects off at home if not already done.
March 22, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Fish fundraiser orders are due tomorrow.

Optis opened yesterday to schedule family conferences. It will close on Thursday morning. Students are off at 11:32 on Thursday to facilitate conferences.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students had their last working class to finish their war letters. It was due today as well. If yours is not turned in, it is now set for homework and due next class: Thursday, March 24th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Remaining students presented their StasCan statistics. For anyone not done, you were given time today to complete them. I will be requesting the remaining students to present next day.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students reviewed prepositions and modes of transportation, then worked on two worksheets to solidify this material.

Reminder: reading test on this material on Friday, March 25th!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Now that students are done the group analysis (phew, that was a lot of work!), students were intorduced to a representing project: a foldable on figurative language and sound devices. Students will continue to work on this tomorrow and it will be due in by March 28th.

More information about the foldable can be found on the digital copy of the poetry booklet.
March 21, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Fish fundraiser orders are due March 23rd.

Optis opened today to schedule family conferences. It will close on Thursday morning. Students are off at 11:32 on Thursday to facilitate conferences.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students finished up the model paragraphs on 'On a Night of Snow.' Mr. Power posted the class's responses to the poetry booklet on Google Classroom.

All students should have these models written down in their own poetry booklets. These are guides for future work. Thank you Mr. Power for facilitating this!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
We had two more presentations on the StatsCan information. The rest of the class continued to work on theirs. You will be receiving email notification home this afternoon if yours is not complete and ready to be presented next socials class, which is Wednesday, March 23.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students finished up learning about travelling (voyager) by mode of transport. They did this by writing down a whole bunch of sentences like 'I travel by foot, he travels by boat, etc.

All answers are saved onto the notes in Google Classroom.

There will be a reading quiz on travelling to provinces and modes of transport on Friday, March 25th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students had their second full class of writing their rough copy for the war letter.

Tonight you should tea-stain you sheets to bring them into school tomorrow in order to write out your final copy for submission tomorrow!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students reviewed the information on Conscription. that was presented last week.

They then wrote their reflective journal entry via the Google Form assignment posted on Google Classroom. This assignment will be marks, so please finish it off tonight if it was not finished today in class.
March 18, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Fish fundraiser orders are due March 23rd.

Report cards were released digitally this afternoon. Please check Powerschool for results.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students who completed their Statistics Canada report presented their findings today. Those not finished had time to complete their work with remaining class time. I will be asking all those who did not present today to present during our next class: Tuesday, March 22.

After that time, anyone not done will receive a deadline date via email before I begin evaluating.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students reviewed WPA and NPA and were reminded to complete their Jamboards - this is unmarked though. But I do want to make sure you understand the importance of these two associations during WW1.

Today we learned about conscription (slides 34-43). Students were then introduced to their next evaluated project: a reflective journal on pro or anti conscription. Students will have one class to compose their journal. This will be due on March 23rd. The project must be completed via the form on Google Classroom.

REMINDER: WAR letters were due March 16th. I will be contacting those who have not submitted their work this afternoon. If it is not submitted by Monday, I will be placing a 0 as a placeholder in Powerschool until the project is submitted.

Please get your project in as soon as possible.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students reviewed prepositions for travelling to places.

We then moved on to a new topic: the verb 'voyager' and modes of transport. These new notes and annotations are found on Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students did a poetry Kahoot on 'Surface Pressure' from Encanto.

Reminders:
1. Book reports: rough templates due on April 29th (this is not mandatory). Final 5-paragraph essays due on May 13th.

2. Book titles must be expressed to me by March 28th.
March 17, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Fish fundraiser orders are due March 23rd.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students had their library reading day. Today students either told me what book they will be reading for their second book report, or had an opportunity to pick out a book in the learning resource centre.

If you have not yet decided, or were absent, I will be contacting you this afternoon as a reminder that the deadline for your book choice will be next Day One, which is March 28th,.

Information on book report #2 is found on Google Classroom under the 'Introduction' section.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students reviewed WPA and NPA and were reminded to complete their Jamboards - this is unmarked though. But I do want to make sure you understand the importance of these two associations during WW1.

Today we learned about conscription (slides 34-43). Students were then introduced to their next evaluated project: a reflective journal on pro or anti conscription. Students will have one class to compose their journal. This will be due on March 23rd. The project must be completed via the form on Google Classroom.

REMINDER: WAR letters were due YESTERDAY. I will be contacting those who have not submitted their work tomorrow afternoon. Please get your project in as soon as possible.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students who completed their Statistics Canada report presented their findings today. Those not finished had time to complete their work with remaining class time. I will be asking all those who did not present today to present on Monday. After that time, anyone not done will receive a deadline date via email before I begin evaluating.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students worked to conclude their statistics project which is their final evaluation for ch. 4 (Economic empowerment). Those who are not done are asked to try and finish it off tonight.

We will be presenting our findings tomorrow. If you are not ready to go tomorrow though, that is fine. You can present yours next week.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students had another day of writing their WAR letters. Reminder of the following suggested plan to complete this work:
1. rough draft on day one
2. finish rough draft on day two and take home a sheet of white paper to tea-stain.
3. write the final copy on the tea-stained paper on day three.

These are due on March 22nd.
March 16, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Fish fundraiser orders are due March 23rd.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students learned about the WPA and NPA (slides 29-32).

Then they filled out a Jamboard to prove to me they understood the reasons why these organizations did what they did. This is an unmarked assignment, but I just want to check in to see if students understand.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students learned about the WPA and NPA (slides 29-32).

Then they filled out a Jamboard to prove to me they understood the reasons why these organizations did what they did. This is an unmarked assignment, but I just want to check in to see if students understand.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students who missed last week's listening test wrote today. Marks will be released soon. There are just still one or two more who are absent who haven't written.

Those who had already written were invited to participate in an Education Week Kahoot created by Second Languages Council. If they score well, there will be prizes! Please note: this is not mandatory and this is not school-affiliated. This will not be evaluated.

If you are interested in playing this Kahoot, the link is pasted on our Google Classroom stream.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students worked to conclude their statistics project which is their final evaluation for ch. 4 (Economic empowerment). Those who are not done are asked to finish it off tonight.

We will be presenting our findings tomorrow. If you are not ready to go tomorrow though, that is fine. You can present yours on another day.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
We continued with our analysis of 'On a Night of Snow.' This will be our model analysis for all future poems.

We also listened to our final 2 presentations of Home Child: job well done to those two presenters today!

Finally, I distributed book report sheets. This is also posted to Google Classroom in the 'Introduction' category. This time around, if students do not want to write-up a rough copy, they do not have to. But final copies are due in by May 13th.

Reminder: tomorrow is day 1. We will be heading to the library tomorrow for reading period. Please bring your book report novels. I will be asking all students for their titles tomorrow. If you do not yet have a book, you will be expected to sign one out at the library tomorrow.
March 15, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Fish fundraiser orders are due March 23rd.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students were led through the first two responses of 'On a Night of Snow.' These will be used as model answers for your future work.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students had day three of three of letter-writing for their war letters.

I have provided anyone today who needed it with white paper and a tea bag to take home and tea-stain.

No more class time will be given for this project. Whatever is not complete now needs to be completed at home. Deadline for submission: TOMORROW March 16th!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students had their official first day of writing their WAR letters. Reminder of the following suggested plan to complete this work:
1. rough draft on day one
2. finish rough draft on day two and take home a sheet of white paper to tea-stain.
3. write the final copy on the tea-stained paper on day three.

These are due on March 22nd.
March 14, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Two reminders:
1. Tomorrow is day 6 on the schedule.
2. Fish fundraiser orders are due March 23rd.
March 11, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Fish fundraiser order forms are due in by March 23.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students analyzed the poem 'On a Night of Snow' for simile, tone, mood, and alliteration.

All notations have been updated in the poetry booklet online. We will begin formulated our responses to the questions next class.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
No class today! You were given an extra gym slot! I hope you enjoyed!

Due to this, the due date for the ch. 4 final project (a graph from Statistics Canada) will not be due on the 17th. You will have class on the 17th to work on it and submit it. You'll present your findings to the class on Friday. March 18th instead.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students organized Canadian provinces into the preposition categories (answers have since been inserted into the notes on Google Classroom).

We then began creating the sentences to incorporate this preposition of 'to.' We created I want to travel to Nova Scotia, He wants to travel to British Colombia, They want to travel to Nunavut, etc. (slide 41 of notes). We will correct this next class then move on to our next section.

Reminder: Many students did not write the listening quiz due to absence. I am hoping that most will be back next week and I will find a time to pull you out of class to deliver the quiz to you.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students learned about their lettre de guerre. You will have 3 working classes in school to complete this. Please note that there is an artistic element to this project that must be completed at home (tea-staining).

This project is due on March 22.
March 10, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Fish fundraiser order forms are due in by March 23.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students were introduced to their final project for chapter 4. An explanation and link to the Stats can website can be found on the project itself which is located on Google Classroom. All work must be placed into the Google Slideshow project.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students read Poetry Analysis #1 'On a Night of Snow.' We discussed tone and speakers. Just by the word choice and the tone, we determined that there are two speakers: the owner of the cat, and the cat.

We will continue with the analysis of this poem tomorrow.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students had day three of three of letter-writing for their war letters.

I have provided anyone today who needed it with white paper and a tea bag to take home and tea-stain.

No more class time will be given for this project. Whatever is not complete now needs to be completed at home. Deadline for submission: March 16th!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students learned about and discussed Beaumont-Hamel.

Slides 16-24 of the notes. I will introduce your project next class and show the link to the film: I Remain you Loving Son.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students learned how to express travelling to a place: (voyager a). But in French you voyager au, en, dans, or a. they categorized all Canadian provinces into their appropriate places.

We will correct this and insert the answers into the slideshow next class.
March 9, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Yesterday, students finished up ch. 4 material (examining Canada's economy in the world).

Today I posted and explained the final project for this chapter: a research-based project on any statistic related to the Canadian economy (production, distribution, consumption) by exploring Stats Can. Students will then have to form a conclusion on this statistic using our five key words, and share their finding with the class.

The goal is two-fold:
1. To have learned 21 different things about Canadian statistics.
2. To have explored the Stats Can website and browsed through the massive amounts of statistics about Canadians and our economy.

This project will be presented to the class on March 17th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students had day two of three of letter-writing for their war letters. So, following my proposed outline, you should have your rough draft finished now.

I have provided anyone today who needed it with white paper to take home and tea-stain.

Our next class together (tomorrow) will be our last working class on this project. So, my suggestion is to tea-stain the sheet tonight and let it dry, then bring it in tomorrow to write your final copy on the sheet.

If you do not follow this suggestion, that is totally fine. Just make sure your final version is completed by March 16th!
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students wrote their Grand Voyage listening quiz. Those who have not completed it due to absence today will be scheduled to complete it upon your return to classes. You can be reviewing online notes in order to prepare for this quiz at home.

Note: accessibility to notes is permitted during this evaluation.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students reviewed all poetry terms in their notes (available in the poetry booklet posted to Google Classroom).

We will begin analyzing our group poem next class. If you are absent, you can follow along online. I will post our analysis and our answers to the Poetry booklet.

There are still quite a few students without Home Child work submitted to me. These marks will be included on your March report. I have already contacted you and your caregivers. If your work is not submitted by Friday, a 0 will be placed as a placeholder until the work is submitted.
March 7, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students had a bit of a dry class today: reviewing the notes for poetry. Students refreshed their understanding of mood, tone, types of poems, figurative language, theme, sound devices, etc.

If you missed class today, you can review all this on the poetry booklet posted to Google Classroom. Please note, this booklet is a post only. We are working on paper copies in the classroom. But it is a good reference if you're ever out of class.

Reminder: tomorrow is day 1 on the schedule, so we will be resuming our reading days in the library. Please bring a book from home or prepare to find a book in the library to sign out and read for your second book report!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students explored how economics and politics go hand-in-hand through our biggest trading partner: the USA. (slides 14-16 of the notes).
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students did some mapping activities (ou se trouve) and some rose de vent activities (compass rose) in preparation for Wednesday's listening test in which students must listen to me asking question of where to find something on a map and they must choose the correct province in which it is found.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students had their official first day of writing their WAR letters. Reminder of the following suggested plan to complete this work:
1. rough draft on day one
2. finish rough draft on day two and take home a sheet of white paper to tea-stain.
3. writ the final copy on the tea-stained paper on day three.

These are due on March 16th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students had their official first day of writing their WAR letters. Reminder of the following suggested plan to complete this work:
1. rough draft on day one
2. finish rough draft on day two and take home a sheet of white paper to tea-stain.
3. writ the final copy on the tea-stained paper on day three.

These are due on March 16th.
March 4, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students who did not yet complete their viewing assessment had an opportunity to do it today. There are still some who have not had a chance to do this due to absence. Email contact has been made. I will arrange a time for you next week to complete this assessment.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students discussed the Regiment's high death rate.

We also listened to 'Recruiting Sergeant' by Great Big Sea.

And watched a film on Beaumont-Hamel. All this is available on the notes on Google Classroom if you missed class today.

Next week I will introduce the first project to you:
1. War letter.

Later on in this chapter you will be evaluated on:
2. Journal on conscription.
3. Research on Women's suffrage.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students reviewed the expectations for the war letter and then watched 'I Remain your Loving Son.' Hopefully this will inspire you on things to add to your war letter.


If you missed class today, you can watch this video on your own time. The link is found in your notes.

Next week, each class will be devoted to the writing of this letter. War letters are due on March 16th.
March 3, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students learned the definition of poetry and then worked on the completing the representing activity on the front of their poetry booklet. We will move on to notes and poetry analysis next class.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students had some wonderful questions and comments regarding the economy of Russia (since we are discussing Canada's economy in relation to the world).

We looked at import/exports and explored Canada's top imports and exports from the following link:

https://oec.world/en/profile/country/can
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students explored how economics and politics go hand-in-hand through our biggest trading partner: the USA.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students learned more about the WAR letter project (see rubric and letter format material on Google Classroom.)

This is due in on March 16th - this is changed from the announcement in class today. I forgot that Monday the 14th was a PL day. And, this project does require work at home (staining the paper for an aged look).

Students then watched I Remain Your Loving Son to get ideas for their letters.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students learned more about the WAR letter project (see rubric and letter format material on Google Classroom.)

This is due in on March 16 and does require work at home (staining the paper for an aged look).

Students will watch I Remain Your Loving Son tomorrow to get ideas for their letters.
March 2, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students continued with the viewing assessment (Video called 'Childhood Lost').

We will be moving on to poetry tomorrow. So, if you are not done this work, I will arrange a pull-out time with Ms. Deir for you to finish up.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students learned 'Comment lire une cart' (How to read a map) by discovering some basic terms in French: River, Border, Highway, Lake, etc.)

Don't forget: Listening evaluation March 9th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students spent time revising their definitions and explanations of propaganda, patriotism, and adventure.

We then explored the Book of Remembrance.

Finally we analyzed the stats on those who enlisted and those who died in each branch of service. We noted that the probability of death was MUCH higher in the Regiment as compared to every other branch of service. Why?

Remember:
Students will have 3 assessments on this chapter:
1. War letter.
2. Journal on conscription.
3. Research on Women's suffrage.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students had some wonderful questions and comments regarding the economy of Russia (since we are discussing Canada's economy in relation to the world).

We looked at import/exports and explored Canada's top imports and exports from the following link:

https://oec.world/en/profile/country/can

If you missed last class, you were provided with a blank sheet of paper and paper with 21 random jobs on it. Please complete this activity from your missed class yesterday and submit it to me as soon as possible. This poster will be evaluated for your understanding of jobs and sectors.
March 1, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students did a cute and paste activity for a mark: it grouped jobs into their sectors: primary, secondary, tertiary, and quaternary.

All those present finished this work. Anyone absent will be provided with this work upon their return to do at home. No more class time will be given for this activity.

Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students watched the viewing assessment video called 'Childhood Lost.'

We will be continuing this viewing assessment next class. Everyone needs to watch it one more time to ensure comprehension.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students learned about the Battle of Beaumont-Hamel and its devastating effects on the Newfoundland Regiment.

They were then introduced to their first project: a war letter. More to come on this in the coming classes.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students began ch. 6 (Unit 3) with notes distributed in paper form.

We then began discussing the outbreak of war, patriotism, propaganda, and the sense of adventure felt by many young Newfoundlanders and Labradorians which led them to sign up for service.

Students will have 3 assessments on this chapter:
1. War letter.
2. Journal on conscription.
3. Research on Women's suffrage.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students categorized the provinces of Canada into the appropriate categories of le, la, les, or l'

They then did a quick Google Form which helped solidify this concept. Way to go 7-1s!
February 28, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students received a paper copy of our next unit of study: Poetry.

There is a digital version posted to the Google Classroom, but we will be solely working on the paper copy in the classroom. Please keep this copy in your ELA binder for daily use.

Home Child projects were due on Friday. If yours were not submitted (3 projects: one written, one representing, one speaking) I have sent email notification home to you and your caregivers.

NOTE: tomorrow is your viewing assessment for Home Child. You cannot study for this, but you can be prepared!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students did a cut and paste project to prove they understood jobs and sectors.

Those who did not finish in class were sent home with it. Those who missed class will be provided with a copy of it to take home upon their return. There will be no more class time given for this project.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students learned about the 6 branches of service that Newfoundlander and Labradorians served in during WW1.

We also listened to 'Recruiting Sergeant' by Great Big Sea.

Reminder that students will have 3 assessments on this chapter:
1. War letter.
2. Journal on conscription.
3. Research on Women's suffrage.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students were introduced to the next sections in the 'Grand Voyage' notes and given paper copies.

We will be learning about Canadian provinces and map-reading.

Then, you will be having a listening quiz on March 9th on those topics. Notes and books can be used. This is not a test.
February 24, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
All fundraiser monies are due in to the office tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students had day #5 (THEIR LAST DAY) of projects:

They must:

1. Write (choice of three projects)
2. Represent (choice of three projects)
3. Speak - present either their writing or representation to the class. (due Friday, Feb. 25th)

SPEAKING ASSESSMENT TOMORROW!

Students will also have a viewing assessment on Home Child on Tuesday, March 1.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students began ch. 4 notes with a prediction of future job trends in 20 years. Paper copies of notes were distributed and will be used solely in class.

A digital copy of the notes is posted to Google Classroom as well, though.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students practiced and were evaluated on their interviews with a partner regarding visiting different countries.

Everyone did a great job! :)

For those who missed this, I will be explaining this to you upon your return. You will have to prepare an interview and I will pull you aside and play the role of your partner.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students analyzed stats on those who served in WW1 versus those who died. We discovered that being in the Newfoundland Regiment was the most dangerous place to be. We discussed reasons why.

This introduced students to the deadly battle of Beaumont Hamel.

Reminder that students will have 3 assessments on this chapter:
1. War letter.
2. Journal on conscription.
3. Research on Women's suffrage.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students learned about the 6 branches of service that Newfoundlander and Labradorians served in during WW1.

We also listened to 'Recruiting Sergeant' by Great Big Sea.

Reminder that students will have 3 assessments on this chapter:
1. War letter.
2. Journal on conscription.
3. Research on Women's suffrage.
February 23, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Fundraiser order forms are due in by Feb. 25th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students participated in the Pink Shirt Day assembly rather than regular class, It was a great assembly! I hope you all got something out of it.

Meanwhile, Friday will be our final working class for ch. 5 digital workbook. They are due to be turned in on Friday! Are you ready for that?
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students had day #4 of projects:

They must:

1. Write (choice of three projects)
2. Represent (choice of three projects)
3. Speak - present either their writing or representation to the class. (due Friday, Feb. 25th)

Students will also have a viewing assessment on Home Child on Tuesday, March 1.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students analyzed stats on those who served in WW1 versus those who died. We discovered that being in the Newfoundland Regiment was the most dangerous place to be. We discussed reasons why.

This introduced students to the deadly battle of Beaumont Hamel.

Reminder that students will have 3 assessments on this chapter:
1. War letter.
2. Journal on conscription.
3. Research on Women's suffrage.
February 22, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Fundraiser order forms are due in by Feb. 25th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students too this class to fill out School Development surveys. If you were out today, you can visit the Socials Google Classroom to get the link to fill this important survey out.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students had day #3 of projects:

They must:

1. Write (choice of three projects)
2. Represent (choice of three projects)
3. Speak - present either their writing or representation to the class. (due Friday, Feb. 25th)

Students will also have a viewing assessment on Home Child on Tuesday, March 1.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students began ch. 4 notes with a prediction of future job trends in 20 years. Paper copies of notes were distributed and will be used solely in class.

A digital copy of the notes is posted to Google Classroom as well, though.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students began ch. 6 (Unit 3) with notes distributed in paper form.

We then began discussing the outbreak of war, patriotism, propaganda, and the sense of adventure felt by many young Newfoundlanders and Labradorians which led them to sign up for service.

Students will have 3 assessments on this chapter:
1. War letter.
2. Journal on conscription.
3. Research on Women's suffrage.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students reviewed the three reasons Newfoundlanders and Labradorians enlisted in WW1.

We also explored the Book of Remembrance.
February 21, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Fundraiser order forms are due in by Feb. 25th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students had their day #2 of the choice board projects for Home Child.

They must:

1. Write (choice of three projects)
2. Represent (choice of three projects)
3. Speak - present either their writing or representation to the class. (due Friday, Feb. 25th)

Students will also have a viewing assessment on Home Child on Tuesday, March 1.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students were put into partners/groups to speak about wanting to travel to a country. I will be assessing the speaking this coming Thursday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students finished their budgets domestiques. We are officially done ch. 3.

We will begin our last chapter on the economy (ch. 4) next class.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students learned about communication and transportation innovations of the 1800s.

Then they were tasked with slides 18-21 of the digital workbook.

This workbook is due in on Friday, Feb. 25th. (pushed back from Feb. 22)
February 17, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Fundraiser order forms are due in by Feb. 25th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students had their official day #1 of the choice board projects for Home Child.

They must:

1. Write (choice of three projects)
2. Represent (choice of three projects)
3. Speak - present either their writing or representation to the class. (due next Friday, Feb. 25th)

Students will also have a viewing assessment on Home Child on Tuesday, March 1.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students worked on household budgets. Finish this off for homework if not done in class time.

I will be collecting these in on Monday.

Also note: Black History Month projects are due tomorrow. I will be assessing them this weekend.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students learned about communication and transportation innovations of the 1800s.

Then they were tasked with slides 18-21 of the digital workbook.

This workbook is due in on tomorrow: Friday, Feb. 18th.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students corrected the worksheets on countries and their articles. Corrections found on Google Classroom.

Students learned about continents and oceans in French.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Please note:

Black History Month projects are due tomorrow. I will be assessing them this weekend.
February 16, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Fundraiser order forms are due in by Feb. 25th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students wrote their reading comprehension test for chapters 8-14 of Home Child. Marks will be updated on Google Classroom this afternoon.

Basically, if you did better on this reading comp as compared to the last one (chapters 1-7), I will replace your mark. If you did worse, your higher mark stays, and if you did the same, your mark will not change.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students had their last day to work on the Black History Month project. If yours is still not complete, this is now set for homework and due on Feb. 18th.

I will be evaluating these projects this weekend, done or not done, so please have it all completed by Friday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students had their last day to work on the mois de l'histoire des Noirs project. If yours is still not complete, this is now set for homework and due on Feb. 18th.

I will be evaluating these projects this weekend, done or not done, so please have it all completed by Friday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students began ch. 6 (Unit 3) with notes distributed in paper form.

We then began discussing the outbreak of war, patriotism, propaganda, and the sense of adventure felt by many young Newfoundlanders and Labradorians which led them to sign up for service.

Students will have 3 assessments on this chapter:
1. War letter.
2. Journal on conscription.
3. Research on Women's suffrage.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students learned about community life of the 1800s. Specifically: the role of the church and healthcare.

We will work on slides 16 and 17 next class which correspond with this section.

These 'livrets digitals' are due to be turned in on mardi le 22 fevrier.

Please catch up if you have fallen behind.
February 15, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Fundraiser order forms are due in by Feb. 25th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Unfortunately we did not have ELA class today due to our delayed opening.

Our reading comprehension test has been moved to tomorrow: Wednesday.

We will also continue working on our final projects for the novel Home Child which we began on Monday. These will be due late next week.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
For those who couldn't make it in today, it was a light day, but we still learned new information. Please view the link below to learn about the Ocean Ranger disaster (40th anniversary today).


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RBpNfCUKdw



Also, please note that we are still on track to have all digital workbooks for chapter 5 turned in by Friday, Feb. 18th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
For those who couldn't make it in today, it was a light day, but we still learned new information. Please view the link below to learn about the Ocean Ranger disaster (40th anniversary today).


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RBpNfCUKdw



Also, please note that we are still on track to have all digital workbooks for chapter 5 turned in by Friday, Feb. 18th.
February 14, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Happy Valentine's day to everyone!

Fundraiser order forms are due in by Feb. 25th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students worked on slides 12-15 of their digital workbooks (about les loisirs in the 1800s).

Note: This booklet is due this Monday, Feb. 21st. Are you on track?
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Unfortunately due to low numbers, I decided to not go ahead with the reading comprehension quiz. I will try to deliver it tomorrow depending on numbers.

Instead, today, students began their 3 projects for Home Child:
1. Written project (3 choices on a choice bord)
2. Representing project (written choices on a choice board)
3. Speaking project (delivering one of the previous two projects to the class mid-to-late next week)
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students learned about communication and transportation innovations of the 1800s.

Then they were tasked with slides 18-21 of the digital workbook.

This workbook is due in on Friday, Feb. 18th.
February 11, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Order forms for coupons are due in by Feb. 25th.

Monday is LOVE day! Let's spread love and kindness to all!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students were introduced to the Black History Month assignment which corresponds with learning outcomes 7.3.1 and 7.3.2 of the curriculum guide.

This assignment is due to be turned in on Feb. 18th. But there will only be one more period of class time provided for it. if you are not finished it in that time, it is expected you finish it off for homework and click 'turn in' on or before Feb. 18th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students finished Home Child. The novel study (complete with all responses) is now posted to Google Classroom. This will come down for Monday's reading comp. test. So if you need to review and write notes in your own paper copy of the novel study, please do so this weekend.

Monday: Reading comprehension test on chapters 8-14 of Home Child.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students were introduced to the Black History Month assignment which corresponds with learning outcomes 7.3.1 and 7.3.2 of the curriculum guide.

This assignment is due to be turned in on Feb. 18th. But there will only be one more period of class time provided for it. if you are not finished it in that time, it is expected you finish it off for homework and click 'turn in' on or before Feb. 18th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students learned about community life, the role of the church, and healthcare in the 1800s. Then they were tasked with slides 16 and 17 of their digital workbooks.

This workbook is due on Feb. 18th.

Students also received a digital rubric (Google Doc) of their earned marks for the chapter 4 research assignment. Explanation are in this document.

Marks are posted to PowerSchool.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students learned about community life, the role of the church, and healthcare in the 1800s. Then they were tasked with slides 16 and 17 of their digital workbooks.

This workbook is due on Feb. 18th.
February 10, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Order forms for coupons are due in by Feb. 25th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students read and discussed ch. 13 questions for Home Child. We will conclude with Ch. 14 tomorrow.

Monday: reading comprehension test on chapters 8-14.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students wrote their ch. 3 case study.

Were you absent? Check your email, there is a link to the Google Form.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students learned about les loisirs (pastimes) of the 1800s.

We will be working on the digital workbook (slides 12-15 ) next class.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students continue learning about countries and their articles by doing some fun worksheets (word finds and flag identification)
February 9, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Fundraiser coupon order forms are due in by Feb. 25th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students worked on their digital workbooks: The section on 'Regime alimentaire'

We will move on to a new section next class, so please ensure you have finished this section for homework if not done in class time.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students learned how to express wanting to visit a country (notes and annotations posted in Grand Voyage notes on Google Classroom).

They then completed slide #10 (on paper copy in class), which puts all info to work to create full sentences.

Way to go 7-1s. You all did a wonderful job at this!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students finished off the notes on recreation and entertainment (slides 24-32), then proceeded to complete slides 12-15 in their digital workbooks.

Reminder: these workbooks are due on Feb. 18th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students wrote their ch. 3 case study.

Were you absent? Check your email, there is a link to the Google Form.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students discussed ch. 12 questions, then we began reading ch. 13. We did not finish it, but will do so tomorrow.

Reminder: Reading comprehension test on chapter 8-14 will be on Monday, February 14th.
February 8, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Fundraiser coupon order forms are due in by Feb. 25th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students read the article 'Un Nouveau Jour' on p. 56/57 of the textbook to prepare them for their case study on Wednesday.

If you are at home without your textbook, an image of the reading can be found on the ch. 3 notes on Google Classroom.

The case study will be presented digitally (Google Form), so at home, or at school, you should be completing this work.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Everyone filled out peer evaluations and self evaluations which I will consider as I compile marks for the ch. 4 research project.

Students moved on to slides 24-26 of the notes. We will continue on with 'Recreation and Entertainment' work next class.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students learned about the articles le, la, les, and l' as they pertain to countries in the world. Slides 1-5 of the 'Grand Voyage' notes.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students discussed ch. 11 questions and read ch. 12.

Reading test on chapters 8-14 will be on Monday, February 14th!
February 7, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Fundraiser sheets were sent home on Friday. There are some great deals for Keith's, Peter's, and Subway!

All forms need to be submitted by Feb. 25th in order to avail of these coupons!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students finished off the notes on recreation and entertainment (slides 24-32), then proceeded to complete slides 12-15 in their digital workbooks.

Reminder: these workbooks are due on Feb. 18th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students read the article 'Brand New Day' on p. 56/57 of the textbook to prepare them for their case study on Wednesday.

If you are at home without your textbook, an image of the reading can be found on the ch. 3 notes on Google Classroom.

The case study will be presented digitally (Google Form), so at home, or at school, you should be completing this work.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
We read ch. 11 of Home Child. Students got together in groups to discuss the questions from their novel study booklet. We will compile all answers next class then read ch. 12.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students finished off their mortgaging activity.

All answers are found on Google Classroom in case you missed class today.

We then began our household budget activity. This is a worksheet on paper. I have posted the digital copy to Google Classroom but it is not interactive. You will have to 'Make a copy' and then begin typing into it if you do not accessibility to a paper copy.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students learned about the daily diet of the 19th century. We will work on slides 9=11 of your digital booklet next class.
February 4, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students read ch. 10 of Home Child, discussed the questions, then recorded the answers.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students finished off their household budgets. If yours is not complete, please finish it off this weekend. I want to collect them in primarily to see your journal at the end.

Reminder: Case study on ch. 3 'economic security' on Feb. 9th!
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students returned their Mosaique text books today and were given the books to the newest unit: Le Grand Voyage.

Mosaique written projects are due today. If yours is not digitally turned in, you will be receiving notification this evening.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students learned about Food and Diet and then worked on slides 9-11 of their digital workbooks.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students received their rubrics with their marks for their chapter 4 group research project. Marks are on Powerschool. Please contact me if you have questions or concerns.

We then began the 'Recreation and Entertainment' notes, but did not finish them. We will finish them, plus complete the section in our digital booklets next class.
February 3, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students moved on to slides 4-15 of the notes. Then they began slides 5-8 of their digital workbook. We will move on to l'alimentation next day.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students discussed ch. 9 questions. Then we compiled them all together on the Smartboard. The answers will be posted just before our last reading comprehension text after ch. 14.

We are moving on to chapter 10 tomorrow.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students followed along with the notes on Food and Diet, then were given time to finish the corresponding slides in their digital workbooks about this (slides 9-11).

We will be moving on to recreation and entertainment next class.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Don’t forget to bring your money for ice cream/popsicles tomorrow!
February 2, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students are reminded that term 1 courses have ended (Art and Home Ec.) Term 2 officially began Monday. You will have both Music and Tech. Ed. tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students discussed chapter 8 og Home Child and then answered those discussion questions in their novel study booklets.

We also read ch. 9.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students finished off their mortgaging activity.

All answers are found on Google Classroom in case you missed class today.

We then began our household budget activity. This is a worksheet on paper. I have posted the digital copy to Google Classroom but it is not interactive. You will have to 'Make a copy' and then begin typing into it if you do not accessibility to a paper copy.

Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students finished their discussion on breaking the poverty cycle (working together slide), and then learned what a mortgage is and how it actually functions in two different scenarios. The worksheet is attached to Google Classroom. Answers will be posted as well, next class.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Today students presented on the French Shore Crisis. Way to go! What an informative presentation for all!

Students finished up the housing slides of their digital booklet if not finished last class (slides 5-8).
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Everyone filled out peer evaluations and self evaluations which I will consider as I compile marks for the ch. 4 research project.

Students moved on to slides 4-15 of the notes. Then they began slides 5-8 of their digital workbook. Students will get about 10 minutes next class to finish off this work before moving on to the next section.
February 1, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students are reminded that term 1 courses have ended (Art and Home Ec.) Term 2 officially began yesterday, but you have not had any semesterized courses yet in your schedule.

But, on Thursday (day 6 on your schedule) you will have your first classes of both Tech. Ed. and Music. Do you have everything submitted for Art and Home Ec?
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
All presentations are now done! Way to go to all 8-4s what wonderful research skills you are acquiring! You also took the time to teach the rest of the class your topics. I am VERY happy with your efforts!

Students wrote a self-evaluation and a peer-evaluation which I will consider as I am compiling final marks for this project.


Students are working on ch. 5 digital workbook and should have up-to-and-including slides 1-4 completed in this workbook.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students will be writing their ch. 3 case study on Feb. 10th!

Today we finished up our discussion on poverty by examining how breaking the poverty cycle is so difficult. We also explored ways that households can break this cycle: education and working together.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students had their third and final class working on the written project for Mosaique.

This is due on Friday, Feb. 4th. All Slideshows must be digitally turned in by this date.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students received two new assessments back:

1. Short Story. Students received these digitally. I asked everyone to take notice of 4 factors: their overall grade, the breakdown of the rubric (highlighted in purple), any comments or edits I made, my final comment at the end of the story.

2. Yesterday's reading comprehension test via Google Form.

We then read ch. 8 of Home Child. We will discuss the questions next class.
January 31, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Unfortunately, due to absences, none of our remaining projects could be presented today.

Students did begin their ch. 5 notes and digital booklet, however.

I introduced slides 1-3 of the notes, and students were set to the task of filling in slides 1-4 of their digital workbooks. Please complete this if not done in class today.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students had day #2 of 3 to work on their written project for Mosaique. This project is due on Feb. 4th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students moved on to slides 4-15 of the notes. Then they began slides 5-8 of their digital workbook. Students will get about 20 minutes next class to finish off this work before moving on to the next section.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students received their ch. 2 case studies back. You wrote these just before the Christmas break. Marks have been in Powerschool for a while, however.

Students finished their discussion on breaking the poverty cycle (working together slide), and then learned what a mortgage is and how it actually functions in two different scenarios. The worksheet is attached to Google Classroom. Answers will be posted as well, next class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students wrote their ch. 1-7 reading comprehension test.

All students at home are asked to access this reading test online and complete it today. The link to this quiz is found on the ELA Google Classroom.
January 28, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
A reminder to the 7-3 students who can not make it into class at this time: please continue checking the homework page and Google Classroom to stay on top of your work.

I can't wait to see you again soon!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students discussed those who groups who are marginalized in Canada and their vulnerability to also find themselves in poverty more often.

What a mature and insightful bunch of students you are! Thank you for your respect and intelligence.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Unfortunately, due to absences, non of our remaining projects could be presented today.

Students did begin their ch. 5 notes and digital booklet, however.

I introduced slides 1-3 of the notes, and students were set to the task of filling in slides 1-4 of their digital workbooks. Please complete this if not done in class today.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students had day 1 of 3 to work on their final written project for Mosaique.

All information, and the project template itself is found on Google Classroom.

This project is due to be digitally turned in on Feb. 4th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students did a Kahoot of chapters 1-7 of Home Child. This is in preparation for the reading comprehension test you will be writing on Monday. This test will be in the format of a Google Form, everyone (at home or in class) will be expected to complete it, and it will be a multiple choice-style questionnaire about your comprehension of the first seven chapters.
January 27, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
We had our final presentation today. Congratulations to all groups for detailed research, nice-looking projects, and lovely presentations to the entire class! I'm very impressed and proud of you all!

We have moved on to chapter 5 now. This is the last chapter in unit two. You will be evaluated on one piece of work: a digital booklet. This booklet follows the notes (also attached to Google Classroom) and the textbook. From time-to-time you will be asked o perform outside research as well.

Today, students reviewed slides 1-3 of the notes, then completed slides 1-4 of the digital booklet.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students answered the chapter 7 question in the Home Child novel study.

I just posted answers for ALL questions from chapters 1-7 to Google Classroom. These answers are to be used to complete the paper copy of your workbook. They will be taken down on Monday for your reading test.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students finished off the discussion of poverty with ways to break the poverty cycle.

We spent a lot of time today discussing the first way: education. We even touched on topics such as how you can be politically active in your municipality, private schools, student loans.... it was a wonderful class! I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did!

Ch. 3 is almost complete! CASE STUDY DATE: February 9th!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
We heard two more projects today. Merci beaucoup to the groups who presented today! We have two more presentations to hear: la crise bancaire, and l'evolution du governement.

I also introduced ch. 5 which we will start next day. This is the last chapter in unit two. You will be evaluated on one piece of work: a digital booklet. This booklet follows the notes (also attached to Google Classroom) and the textbook. From time-to-time you will be asked o perform outside research as well.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students digitally received their 'causes et effets' worksheets back from our online learning time.

Those who needed to explain further were given time to do so and resubmit their work. We then moved on to a new topic in ch. 3: la pauvrete. We began our discussion today by looking at the facts that one in seven Canadians lives in poverty. We will continue this discussion next class.
January 26, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students read ch. 7, then discussed the questions in groups.

Tomorrow is day 1. We will begin ELA in the classroom, but will also head down to the library for a few moments. Please bring any library books with you tomorrow to return them to the library.

Reminder: chapter 1-7 reading comp test: Monday, January 31st.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students reviewed poverty and the poverty cycle.

All 'poverty cycle' work was digitally returned via Google Classroom. if you received a sticker, you are good. If you did not, please re-do this worksheet and resubmit it to me. I want to make sure you understand this concept.

Note: students are almost done this chapter. I will be announcing the date of the ch. 3 case study very soon.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students finished all notes with a look at how to incorporate 'ne pas' into faire de statements.

Student also learned about their final writing project for this Mosaique unit: a Google Slideshow on a personality of their choice. More information can be found on Google Classroom.

The due date for this assignment is Feb. 4.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
All students left to present their research projects will go on Friday, Jan. 28th.

Today students were introduced to their ch. 5 work: a digital workbook. This will be due on Feb. 18th.

Note #1: The students who did not yet write the chapter 3 test will be writing it on Thurs. Feb. 3rd.

Note #2: there are several students without their ch. 3 booklets submitted. Please get those in to me asap. An email will be sent home as well reminding you of this.
Science
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Great job to the students who presented their research projects today! We learned a lot about the bank crash, the confederation debate, and the evolution of government.

Today students were introduced to their ch. 5 work: a digital workbook. This will be due on Feb. 18th.
January 25, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Welcome back to the 7-3 class! It was so wonderful to see your faces (albeit, half-covered) today!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students received paper copies of their novel studies. We will be continuing on with the guided questions/discussion groups/ class discussion format. But we will just be writing our answers rather than typing them.

For those still at home, you can keep up by way of this homework page and your digital guided novel study.

Students reread ch. 6 and discussed in groups. We then reassembled and discussed as a whole class.

Note: We will be having a reading comprehension test on chapter 1-7 on Monday, January 31st.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Two lovely presentations went ahead today! Thank you to those brave souls who presented on our first day back! They were members of Le compromis confessionel and Le FPU!

On Thursday, we will have the final two presentations of Le debat de confederation et Le chemin de fer
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students who have not yet presented had additional practice time today. All presentations are scheduled to go ahead tomorrow for the following topics:

1. The Evolution of Government: Representative government to Responsible government

2. The Confederation debate of 1869

3. The Bank crash

4. The Railway
January 21, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
See you on Tuesday! For those who can't make it back to school yet, please know I will continue to update the homework page and Google Classroom. If I can help you in any way (explaining a project, answering a question, or just as someone to chat with about your frustrations or accomplishments) let me know!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Today students listened to 2 wonderful presentations. Then all other groups continued working in breakout rooms to finish off their projects.

Tuesday's presentations will look like this:
1. Le debat de confederation
2. Le chemin de fer
3. Le compromis confessionnel
4. Le FPU

If other groups are ready then, great! If not, remaining class time will again be used for preparation for presentations.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students reviewed their returned work on the cycle of wealth in a capitalist economy. They then learned about economic causes and effects.

Students are asked to submit their 'Cause and effect' work if you haven't already done so.

See you in-person next week!
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students reviewed their work on 'Faire de.'

Then, we watched the virtual talent show that was supposed to take place before Christmas! What a great job everyone did!

And congrats to the 7-1 class for coming in 3rd place for the Christmas Cup!

See you in person next week, everyone!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students discussed ch. 5 questions as a full class, then we read ch. 6 (Home Child).

Once back in school on Tuesday, we will split off into discussion groups and discuss the chapter 6 questions.

Ch. 1-7 reading test is planned for Monday, Jan. 31st.
January 20, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Friday is PJ day
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Today, our groups needed some more time to prepare for presentations. That is totally okay! Planned for tomorrow's class are the following 4 presentations:


1. Le debat de Confederation
2. Le Chemin de fer
3. Le Grand incendie
4. La Crise de Cote française


Once presentations are over, those who presented are done for the day. Everyone else is asked to stay on the call to continue work with their group in a breakout room.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Great job today to the groups who presented! Monday's line up of presentations looks like this:


1. The French Shore Crisis
2. The Confederation debate
3. The FPU
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students learned about the cycle of poverty.

Students have been tasked with filling in a small chart vis a Google Slideshow posted on Google Classroom which proves they understand this cycle. Please complete this if not done during class time.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students were divided into breakout rooms in order to discuss ch. 5 questions in Home Child.

We will regroup as a class tomorrow to discuss them further, then move on to read ch. 6.
January 19, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Thursday is mismatch day
Friday is PJ day
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students learned more about the circulation of wealth in a capitalist economy. Then students submitted these by clicking the 'turn in' button on the assignment on Google Classroom.

Please do this for homework if you did not finish it in class.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Today was the first day of ch. 4 presentations! WOW! WHAT A SUCCESS! Congratulations to all groups who presented today!

Tomorrow's presentations will be:
1. The Great Fire
2. Responsible and Representative gov't
3. The French Shore Crisis

Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students finished ch. 4 questions and read along with ch. 5.

Don't forget you will be having a reading comprehension test after we finish ch. 7 material!
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students learned about 'faire de' plus activities (doing activities).
January 18, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Wednesday is school spirit day
Thursday is mismatch day
Friday is PJ day
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Economic causes and effects activities were returned. Those who did not complete this activity were give time to complete it today. If you have not done so, we are now moving on. I will assume you understand this section unless you let me know.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students broke out to discuss chapter 4 questions. We then regrouped and discussed questions 1-5. We will discuss question #6 next class before beginning chapter 5.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Capitalism and socialism activities were returned. Those who did not complete this activity, or needed to expand upon their answers a bit more were give time to complete it today. If you have not done so, we are now moving on. I will assume you understand this section unless you let me know.

We continued on with 'businesses' today (the capitalist side of the Canadian economy.)
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students had their 5th day to work on their research projects for ch. 4.

There is one group ready to present on Thursday:'Le compromis confessionnel'

After this presentation, students will be placed into breakout rooms again in order to finish up and prepare for presentations.
January 17, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
This week is virtual school spirit week:

Tomorrow is jersey day
Wednesday is school spirit day
Thursday is mismatch day
Friday is PJ day
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students had their 5th and final class to work on their groups ch. 4 research projects.

Presentations will begin Wednesday, January 19th. The following groups will be presenting:

1. The Bank Crash
2. Denominational Compromise
3. The Railway
4. The Evolution of Government: Naval governor → Civil governor
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students concluded ch. 3 discussion questions in the Home Child novel study. We then read (listened while I read aloud) ch. 4. We will breakout into discussion rooms and consolidate those discussion with the full group next day.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students examined economic causes and effects. There is a Slideshow activity to do. Please ensure that yours is 'turned in' today.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students did a seek and find for animals, while other students had to complete their reading/listening quiz that was missed last week.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
GREAT JOB TO ALL PRESENTERS TODAY!!!!!

Tomorrow's presentation schedule looks as follows. Those not finished are expected to stay signed on to join breakout rooms in order to finish your work.

1. The Confederation debate
2. The Great Fire (possibly)
January 14, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Have a wonderful weekend, 7-3s!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students continued working on their ch. 4 group projects. This was class #4 out of 5. Presentations are still scheduled for Jan. 20th. Some groups are VERY close to being done.

Great work to all!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
We read ch. 3 of Home Child and broke out into groups to discuss the questions.

We will answer the questions as a class on Monday, then move on to ch. 4.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students had their 5th and final class to work on their groups ch. 4 research projects.

Presentations will begin on Monday, January 17th. The following groups will be presenting:

1. Naval and Civil Governors
2. Denominational Compromise
3. The Fishermen's Protective Union
4. The French Shore Crisis.

All other groups have indicated that they are not quite ready to present. With any leftover time on Monday, I will place you into breakout rooms to continue working through your projects.

Have a wonderful weekend. Thank you for all the work you have done to complete/be near completion of this project!
January 13, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students broke out to finish discussions on ch. 2 of Home Child. Then we regrouped to discuss them as a whole. Tomorrow we will read and discuss ch. 3
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students learned about the cycle of wealth in a community.

They then did a worksheet in which they highlighted how money flows in a community.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Then students worked on a Google Doc worksheet so I could evaluate their level of understanding on how Canada is capitalist, but incorporates socialism.

Please fill this document out, I will comment on it to make sure you understand.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Day 4 of ch. 4 group research project.

Presentation date: Jan. 20th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Day 4 of ch. 4 group research project.

Presentation date: Jan. 17th
January 12, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students had day 3 of 5 to continue their ch. 4 research project with their group. This is due on Jan. 20th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Case studies were digitally passed back today. Marks are in Powerschool.

Students learned about capitalism and socialism and watched a video explaining the two. The video link can be found in your ch. 3 notes if you'd like to rewatch! It is highly entertaining!
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students wrote their reading and listening test for the Mosaique unit. This was very well done!

If you missed class today, or there were technical difficulties with your Google Form, I have emailed you and your caregivers about it.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
We read ch. 2 of Home Child, then students broke out into breakout rooms to discuss the chapter 2 questions in the Home Child novel study available on Google Classroom.

Tomorrow we will move on to ch. 3
January 11, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students has day 2 of working on their ch. 4 research projects. These are still set to be delivered on Jan. 20th
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students continued their review Jamboards in preparation for Wednesday's reading/listening quiz.

The quiz will consist of 20 questions:
-10 sentences that students have to read and identify an image that best describes it,

-5 sentences I will read and students have to identify an image that best describes it,

-5 sentences I will read and students have to pick out the sentence I read from a list of 3 possible choices.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students has day 3 of working on their ch. 4 research projects. These are still set to be delivered on Jan. 19th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students finished off work on capitalism and socialism. If your worksheet is not complete, I have made a comment on it. Please reach out to me if you would like me to review it later. We have now moved on to the next topic of this chapter: Businesses.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students worked in breakout rooms again to discuss ch. 1 questions for the novel Home Child. We then regrouped on the main call to discuss the answers as a whole.

We will begin chapter two tomorrow.
January 10, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Happy Birthday Nathan! :)
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students were introduced to our new chapter called 'Economic Security'.

We discussed needs and wants and what economic security is. More direction and work will begin next class.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Class #2 to work on the ch. 4 research project. These projects are still scheduled to be presented on Jan. 19th.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students began their review Jamboards in preparation for Wednesday's reading/listening quiz.

The quiz will consist of 20 questions:
-10 sentences that students have to read and identify an image that best describes it,

-5 sentences I will read and students have to identify an image that best describes it,

-5 sentences I will read and students have to pick out the sentence I read from a list of 3 possible choices.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students began ch. 1 o Home Child. They were put into breakout rooms to discuss the questions in the novel study for this chapter.

We will meet as a group next class to finalize our discussion and move on to chapter 2.

After 7 chapters, there will be a reading comprehension test.
January 7, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students are working VERY well through their ch. 4 group research projects!

These are due to be presented on Jan. 17th.

If you miss class time, just make sure you are still contributing to your group's work on your own time.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students reviewed needs, wants, capitalism, and socialism.

Then students worked on a Google Doc worksheet so I could evaluate their level of understanding on how Canada is capitalist, but incorporates socialism.

Please fill this document out, I will comment on it to make sure you understand.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
There is no more class time for short stories. Students were invited to stay online today to continue working on them if they are not yet completed.

Today, students were introduced to their novel study and forms of evaluation for 'Home Child'

This document can be found on Google Classroom and will guide us through the entire novel study process. If you missed class today, please check out this document.

We begin reading together on Monday!
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Yesterday students learned that they will be having a quick reading/listening quiz on the Mosaique unit on Wed. Jan 12th.

It will be in the format of a Google Form. It will be short and as simple as possible. Ms. Wade will also be present to provide additional support.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students wrote their ch. 2 case studies via Google Forms. It seemed like it was a successful evaluation!

I hope everyone was comfortable with it! :)
Science
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students worked with their partners (or one group of 3) to begin their ch. 4 research projects.

These are set to be due on Jan. 20th.
January 4, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students continued working on their short stories. New deadline: Jan. 11th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students were introduced to how online learning will look in Socials.

We then did a brief discussion of our new chapter called 'Economic Security'.

We discussed capitalism and socialism. More direction and work will begin next class.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students were introduced to how online learning will look in Socials.


Students prepared for Friday's Case study (Google Form) on the ch. 2 material.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students learned about how the ch. 4 research project will function. Partners and topics were given out.

I will be updating a digital list of this information this evening/tomorrow morning.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students learned about how the ch. 4 research project will function. Partners and topics were given out.

I will be updating a digital list of this information this evening/tomorrow morning.
December 20, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Happy and Healthy Holidays to all!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Short Story Written Project deadline has been moved to Jan. 11th!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Ch. 2 etude en cas has been moved to Jan. 7th!
December 17, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Monday is Elf Day: Wear green and red. It's also the day that candygrams will be delivered.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students wrote their ch. 2 case study.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students continued writing their short stories. These are due to be digitally 'turned in' on Dec. 21.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students read p. 39 of the textbook: an article on the Beothuk of NL. This is in preparation for Monday's case study.

If you missed class today, there is a picture posted on Google Classroom of the reading.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students were given an overview of the next chapter: group research which will begin after Christmas. Paper copies of notes were distributed. Digital copies are on Google Classroom.

More detail of your research project will be provided later.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students finished up the discussion of the evolution of government in 19th century Newfoundland and Labrador. This is in preparation for a group research which will begin after Christmas.
December 16, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Tomorrow is athletic wear day!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students continued to work on short story process pieces. I have been visiting their work digitally and making suggestion for edits and additions.

These are due on Dec. 21st.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students read the article on p. 39 in preparation for tomorrow's case study!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students learned about naval governors, civil governors, and representative government. This will prepare them for their after-Christmas research projects.

Ch. 4 notes are on Google Classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students learned about naval governors, civil governors, and representative government. This will prepare them for their after-Christmas research projects.

Ch. 4 notes are on Google Classroom.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students were introduced to their French pop-up card for Christmas. We have two more classes to finish this off!
December 15, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Tomorrow is Christmas sweater day!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students continued the writing (via Google Doc) of their short stories.

This process will continue until Dec. 21st when the short stories are due to be digitally turned in.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students wrote their chapter 3 test. Anyone absent will be expected to write it upon their return.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students began ch. 4 with a brief overview of the colonial government of the 1800s.
December 14, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Tomorrow is Candy Cane day!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students spent another day writing their short stories. These are due on Dec. 21st.

Book reports were due today. If yours has not been submitted in person or shared with me through Google Doc, I have contacted home.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students learned about British treaties, colonization, and the fur trade.

Note: Ch. 3 case study: Dec. 17th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students learned about British treaties, colonization, and the fur trade.

Note: Ch. 3 case study: Dec. 20th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students studied ch. 4 notes while those who missed the test wrote it.

If you have been absent since Friday, you will be writing the test upon your return to class.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students wrote the ch. 3 test. If you were absent today, you will be expected to write it upon your return to class.
December 13, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Tomorrow is day 5 on your schedule.

It is also Santa Hat Day!
December 10, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
No school Monday: Teacher PL

Tuesday will be day 5 on your schedule.

Tuesday is also Santa Hat Day!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students finished the chapter today with a look at ship building and Michael Kearney, and had time to play a Kahoot review in preparation for their test!

Test date: Dec. 15th.

Booklet due: Dec. 16th.

Test format:
1. Fill in the blanks
2. Matching
3. do 2 out of 3 long answer questions
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Ne Pas was reviewed again. Please refer to your notes if you are still having difficulty with this concept.

Students are reminded that we will be working on a Christmas craft (en Français) for the remainder of our time together before Christmas. Please ensure you have scissors, colouring utensils, and glue.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students wrote their ch. 3 test. Those absent will be asked to write it upon their return to school.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students reviewed the European industrial economy. The worksheet is on Google Classroom along with the answers discovered in class.

Reminder: Case study Dec. 17th
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Day one of your short story began today.

These will be due on Dec. 21st.
December 9, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Happy snow day!

Tomorrow is Reindeer Day.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Please see a message posted to Google Classroom regarding today's missed test due to the school closure.
December 8, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Tomorrow is 'Winter Wear Day' - scarves, hats, gloves etc...

Check the calendar regularly I attached to the ELA Google Classroom!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students finished off the ship building industry, did the activity in the booklet about Michael Kearney, and had time to play a Kahoot review in preparation for their test!

Test date: Dec. 14th.

Booklet due: Dec. 15th.

Test format:
1. Fill in the blanks
2. Matching
3. do 2 out of 3 long answer questions
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students did a worksheet on the pre-industrial economy of Indigenous peoples of Canada.

This worksheet (along with screenshots of correct answers) is found on Google Classroom.

Case Study Date Announced:
Dec. 17th
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students were introduced to their final project in Short Stories: Writing a short story.

This work is done via Google Classroom and will be worked on in all classes between now and Dec. 21st: when it is due!

Students began with a jamboard of brainstorming ideas.

REMINDER:
Final copies of your book report are due on Dec. 14th!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students did a worksheet on the pre-industrial economy of Indigenous peoples of Canada.

Unfortunately, the responses could not be recorded digitally due to computer issues. But students worked on this in class and should now have responses recorded on their paper copies.

Case Study Date Announced:
Dec. 20th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students reviewed the trapping industry and then worked on Elizabeth Goudie's excerpt from her book 'Woman of Labrador' on trapper's wives.

Next class we will finish off the chapter with a look at the boat -building industry.

Test date:
Dec. 15th

Booklet Due:
Dec. 16th.
December 7, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Tomorrow is Active wear day (as is every day 1 on our schedule).
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students finished off our Christmas Kindness activity. Those absent will be informed of this upon their return.

Tomorrow you will begin the writing process for a short story!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students reviewed the economies of the past and looked at a video from the notes about the first settlers and how the Indigenous helped them.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students learned about 'Ne pas' which is negation in French. So, instead do f saying 'Je joue du piano' (I play the piano), you can also now say 'Je ne joue pas du piano' (I do not play the piano).
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Test format for Thursday, Dec. 9th:

1. Fill in the blanks
2. Matching
3. do 2 out of 3 long answer questions
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students finished off the trapping industry with a look at a trapper's wife: an excerpt from 'Woman of Labrador' by Elizabeth Goudie.

We then discussed boat-building. We will finish the last section of our booklet tomorrow about a famous ship-builder: Michael Kearney.

Then we will review for the chapter 3 test on Dec. 14th!
December 6, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Tomorrow is 'Snow Day' so wear white!

Remember that the calendar can be found on the ELA Google Classroom!

Please note, I just learned today that we are out of Mary Brown's coupons! I will let you know once new ones come in.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students are working on a 'Christmas Kindness' tree decoration. This ties in to the representing stream of the ELA curriculum.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students finished off the timeline for the seal hunt and then explored (via the notes) the trapping industry in Labrador.

We did not get to read the primary source document on p. 61 and do the corresponding piece in the booklet. That will be for next class.

Test: Dec. 15th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students finished off the timeline for the seal hunt and then explored (via the notes) the trapping industry in Labrador.

We did not get to read the primary source document on p. 61 and do the corresponding piece in the booklet. That will be for next class.

Test: Dec. 14th
December 3, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
The 7-3 class will have scheduled time during period 5 on Monday to go down to the book fair and make purchases.

Also for Monday, remember to check the calendar I posted on the ELA Google Classroom, but Monday's theme day is Team Jersey Day!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students wrote the unseen short story test.

Next week we will do a Christmas-themed activity and I will also introduce the last assignment in our short story unit: writing a short story!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students learned the terms preindustrial, industrial, and postindustrial economies.

Our focus this chapter will be on preindustrial and industrial economies of the past.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students learned the terms preindustrial, industrial, and postindustrial economies.

Our focus this chapter will be on preindustrial and industrial economies of the past.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students did a Kahoot to prepare for your ch. 3 test on Dec. 9th.

With remaining time, students finished their booklets (due Dec. 10th) and began studying their study guide.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students finished the seal hunt timeline in their booklets, the they watched a movie about the sealing disaster of the SS Newfoundland.

Test: Dec. 14th

Booklets due Dec. 15th
December 2, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Scholastic Book fair is happening next Monday, Dec. 6th during period 5 for the 7-3s. So bring in money on that day if you wish to purchase anything.

The students briefly browsed the virtual fair yesterday.

You can click here to visit it too:

https://virtualbookfairs.scholastic.ca/pages/5166113
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students finished up any unfinished short story work, or reviewed independently or with a friend for tomorrow's short story test.

Here is the format for tomorrow's test:
1. Read an unseen story
2. Answer multiple choice questions on comprehension and terminology
3. Complete long answer responses (DPEEL) to analysis questions - there will be choice.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students worked on the activity in the booklet about the seal hunt (fill-ins), and began working through the timeline of the seal hunt. We will finish this timeline off next day.

Ch. 3 test: Dec. 15th

Ch. 3 booklet due: Dec. 16th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students began a new unit: Economic Empowerment.

We began with chapter 2 notes on economies of the past. This chapter will likely be done before Christmas and there will be a case study on it.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students finished their study of jouer de (instruments). All answers to 'jouer a' and 'jouer de' worksheets are found on Google Classroom. Great work 7-1s! You're catching on quickly!
December 1, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
December is upon us and it is a BUSY month.

I have placed a picture copy of the calendar on our ELA Google Classroom so you can be prepared for your theme days.

Monday, Dec. 6th has been scheduled for you to attend the Book Fair as a class to purchase anything you would like.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students corrected jouer a work and learned about jouer de.

We will continue this work next day.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students watched a movie about the sealing disaster of the SS Newfoundland.

We will continue exploring the sealing industry next class.

Test: Dec. 15th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students finished the booklet today looking at the boat-building industry.

Ch. 3 test: Dec. 9th.

Ch. 3 booklets due: Dec. 10th

Are you ready?
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students explored the virtual book fair.

Monday, Dec. 6th has been scheduled for you to attend the Book Fair as a class to purchase anything you would like.

We did a short story terms Kahoot today. Some of you need to study your terms! Eek!

Short story test: Friday, Dec. 3rd.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students began a new unit: Economic Empowerment.

We began with chapter 2 notes on economies of the past. This chapter will likely be done before Christmas and there will be a case study on it.
November 30, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students had their last working class on the Battles Booklets.

If they have not been completed in class, they are now set for homework to be digitally turned in this evening.

Students received their work on 'In Flanders Fields' and their ch. 15 case study today. These marks are on Powerschool - which is disabled until reports are released on Friday. But paper copies were handed back to students today.

If caregivers would like to see how or why your children earned the marks they did, please consult the rubrics and comments on these documents.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students looked at the trapping industry of the 1800s and then did another section of the ch. 3 booklet on 'A Trapper's Wife'

This is now complete and expected to be finished for homework if not completed in class.

If you were absent today, please continue on at your own pace.

Remember:

Ch. 3 test - Dec. 9th

Ch. 3 booklet due: Dec. 10th
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students who missed Friday's class did their speaking assessment today.

I will be handing back all marks tomorrow.

Today students learned about the verb 'Jouer' (to play). This will help with the next section of our Mosaique unit.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Rough copies of book reports were due today.

If yours was not submitted, contact home was made.

Students were given time to finish off the Monkey's Paw questions. There will be approximately 15 minutes devoted to this next class.

After that, we begin our revision classes in preparation for Friday's short story test.

Have YOU started studying yet? You should!
November 26, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Soapworks deadline was today.

Mary Brown's coupons are still available.

Monday is a PL day for teachers. No school for students. Tuesday will be day 2 on your schedule.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students finished the vocabulary activity and the reading comprehension activity for 'The Monkey's Paw'

They then began work on question #1 of the long answer questions. Students will continue and conclude this work on Tuesday.

Are you missing class time? If so, all these documents are available online. Please stay up-to-date with work if you are able!

Important dates:
Nov. 30th: rough draft of the book report.

Dec. 3 - short story test

Dec. 14th: final draft of the book report.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students had their last working class on the Battles Booklets.

If they have not been completed in class, they are now set for homework to be digitally turned in by Nov. 29th.

Students received their work on 'In Flanders Fields' and their ch. 15 case study today. These marks are on Powerschool. But paper copies were handed back to students today.

If caregivers would like to see how or why your children earned the marks they did, please consult the rubrics and comments on these documents.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students performed their speaking assessment on personality types. Great work to everyone! :)
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students learned about fishing merchants, then proceeded to watch the NFB film 'I Just Didn't Want to Die' about the SS Newfoundland sealing disaster.

We will be moving on to trapping next class. Are you up-to-date with your booklet? You should have up-to-and-including the seal hunt timeline completed.

Ch. 3 test: Dec. 9th
Ch. 3 booklets due Dec. 10th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students learned about the seal hunt in 19th century NL. They did the two pages in the booklet that correspond with that section. We will finish the timeline at the start of next class, then watch the NFB film 'I Just Didn't Want to Die' about the SS Newfoundland sealing disaster.

If you are missing class time, it is assumed that you are working on this at home to stay up-to-date.

Chapter three test reminder:

Dec. 14th.

Booklets will be due to be turned in on Dec. 15th.
November 25, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
St. John's Soapworks order are due in by Nov. 26th

Mary Brown's coupons are currently available.

Scholastic Book Fair will be from Dec. 2-10.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students discussed the merchants and their role in the fishery for NL.

Reminder: ch. 3 test - Dec. 15th

If your ch. 3 booklet is not complete up-to-and-including the Bank Fishery, you are behind. Please work on this at home.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students discussed the merchants and their role in the fishery for NL.

Reminder: ch. 3 test - Dec. 14th
If your ch. 3 booklet is not complete up-to-and-including the Bank Fishery, you are behind. Please work on this at home.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students worked on two activities for 'The Monkey's Paw':
1. A vocabulary activity
2. A reading comprehension activity.

We will quickly review these next day then move on to the long-answer literary analysis questions.

DATES TO REMEMBER:

Nov. 30th: rough draft of the book report.

Dec. 3 - short story test

Dec. 14th: final draft of the book report.
November 24, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
St. John's Soapworks order are due in by Nov. 26th

Mary Brown's coupons are currently available.

Scholastic Book Fair will be from Dec. 2-10.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students began their last short story today called: 'The Monkey's Paw.'

We read it in class. If you were not in school it can be found on Google Classroom. We will not be re-reading it, so you are expected to read it on your own time.

We will continue studying this story up until the short story test. TEST DATE: Dec. 3. This will be a legitimate test: no notes, textbook or other aids allowed! Students will be tasked with reading a short story, answering some basic reading comp. questions, then expressing in a longer paragraph that they can analyze the story for literary devices. Please see the study guide (posted to Google Classroom and distributed on paper in class) for more info.

DATES TO REMEMBER:

Nov. 30th: rough draft of the book report.

Dec. 3 - short story test

Dec. 14th: final draft of the book report.

Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students finished up the Battle of the Somme and read about the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

You will have one more class to finish up your Battles Booklets with information on Vimy. You should also have time to fill in any missing info on Ypres, or the Somme as well.

Booklets are due to be digitally turned in on Nov. 29th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students finished up the Battle of the Somme and read about the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

You will have one more class to finish up your Battles Booklets with information on Vimy. You should also have time to fill in any missing info on Ypres, or the Somme as well.

Booklets are due to be digitally turned in on Nov. 30th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students learned about the seal hunt in 19th century NL. They did the two pages in the booklet that correspond with that section.

If you were absent or did not finish this, it is now set for homework.

Chapter three test reminder:

Dec. 9th.

Booklets will be due to be turned in on Dec. 10th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students recapped the Inshore, Labrador, and Bank fisheries. We will conclude the last section next day.

Ch. 3 test date was announced today!

Dec. 14th.

The booklet will be due to be handed in on Dec. 15th.
November 23, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
St. John's Soapworks order are due in by Nov. 26th

Mary Brown's coupons are currently available.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students worked their way through the entire fill-in-the-blanks section of ch. 3 booklet on the fisheries (Inshore, Labrador, and Bank).

If you have not completed up to and including this part of your booklet, it is now set for homework. No other class time will be give.

Important date!
Ch. 3 test: Dec. 15th.

The booklet will be due the very next class as well!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students finished up their 'livret de batailles' on the Second Battle of Ypres. Then began work on the Battle of the Somme.

Booklet due - Nov. 30th
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Unfortunately (or fortunately for some) I was in the office today, so a substitute was teaching the class. Therefore I could not evaluate your speaking interviews.

Today you had an extra practice class. I will be hearing you speak on Friday, Nov. 26th!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students worked on their theme question for 'The Jade Peony' then were given time to finish up any final questions on this short story or 'Higher Animals.'

All students should have these questions completed.

Important dates:

Nov. 30th: rough draft of the book report.

Dec. 14th: final draft of the book report.
November 22, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students continued on with the notes and the booklet for ch. 3.

We reviewed the roles men, women, and children during a fishing season (last week's work), then moved on to the inshore fishery (la peche cotiere). Students should have up-to-and-including this material done in their booklets.

Test date: Dec. 15th.

A study guide was also distributed today. If you were absent, please get one off me when you return.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Though students were supposed to be assessed for their speaking parts on Mosaique today, I held off and will assess them tomorrow instead.

Students needed a bit more time to practice with their partners until I assess.

Students will be assessed on their speaking ability tomorrow (Nov. 23).
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students should have up-to-and-including The Bank Fishery done in their booklets.

We reviewed all three fisheries today. Next class we will move on to the seal hunt.

Test date: Dec. 9th.

A study guide was also distributed today. If you were absent, please get one off me when you return.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students finished up the work in the battles booklet on The Second Battle of Ypres.

Students began the Battle of the Somme by watching the youtube video in the notes and reading the text on p. 290.

Students will have approximately 15 minutes next class to conclude their battles booklets. Then we will be moving on the the Battle of Vimy Ridge.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students did a theme activity for 'The Jade Peony.'

Then they began work on the last question on theme.

Students will conclude this next class and begin a new short story study.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
St. John's Soapworks order are due in by Nov. 26th

Mary Brown's coupons are currently available.
November 19, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students started their 4th and final evaluation for this unit: a Battles Booklet.

This booklet will be done on Google Classroom and must be submitted by Nov. 30th. We will be working through each battle during class time.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students worked on the next activity in their booklets: the 3 branches of the fishery.

We read, discussed, then filled-in-the-blanks the information for the Inshore Fishery and The Labrador Fishery.

If this is not complete now, it is set for homework.

Note: I will be announcing the date of your test next week.

Remember this booklet is also going to be evaluated by me and is a great study tool for your test.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students got into groups of two to work on their speaking activity. You will continue practicing with your partner for half of the class on Monday. The remaining half of the class you will be assessed on your speaking ability for this section of 'les personalites'
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students presented their symbols of their heritage/history today. (Jade Peony speaking assessment)

Great work to all who presented.

If you did not present today, it is expected that you are ready to present on Monday during ELA class.
November 18, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Soapworks orders in by Nov. 26th.

Mary Brown's coupons are now available for purchase.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students started their 4th and final evaluation for this unit: a Battles Booklet.

This booklet will be done on Google Classroom and must be submitted by Nov. 29th. We will be working through each battle during class time.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students had library reading period today.

Dates to remember:

Tomorrow: speaking assessment on 'The Jade Peony'

Nov. 30th: rough draft of the book report.

Dec. 14th: final draft of the book report.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students worked on the next section of their booklets: a detailed study of the cod fishery of the 1800s. (Inshore, Labrador, and Bank fisheries). We will conclude this section next day.

Remember: this booklet will be evaluated for this chapter.

Also remember: after this chapter you will be writing a chapter test. No books or notes permitted.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students learned about the war at sea and the war in the air during WW1. They watched some videos as well.

Next class, students will begin their final assessment for this chapter: an in-depth study of three significant battles for the Canadians and Newfoundlanders.

This will be due on Nov. 30th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Ch. 2 research assignment were due today. Is yours submitted? Please do so this evening. Otherwise contact home will be made.

Students read the secondary source on page 50 of the textbook about how fishing was a family affair. They then filled out a chart in their ch. 3 booklet about the roles of men, women, and children.

Please note that this chapter will be assessed by this booklet and a test before Christmas.
November 17, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Soap Works orders are due on Nov. 26.

The administration has just informed us that Mary Brown's coupons are ready to go too!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students learned about the war at sea and the war in the air during WW1. We watched some videos as well.

Tomorrow, students will begin their final assessment for this chapter: an in-depth study of three significant battles for the Canadians and Newfoundlanders.

This will be due on Nov. 29th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students continued working on DPEEL paragraphs for the short story 'The Jade Peony.'

Students will have one more day to finish these questions before we move on to our next short story.

Dates to remember:
Friday, Nov. 19th - speaking assessment for Jade Peony

Nov. 30th - rough draft of book report due.

Nov. 14th - final copy of the book report is due.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students learned about the verb etre (to be). This equips them to do interviews with a partner about what personality types they are and why.

I explained this interview today. Students will be working with a partner creating their interviews and practicing their speaking.

Then, on Nov. 22 I will be assessing their interviews for a speaking mark.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students read the secondary source on page 50 of the textbook about how fishing was a family affair. They then filled out a chart in their booklet about the roles of men, women, and children.

Please note that this chapter will be assessed by this booklet and a test before Christmas.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students read the secondary source on page 50 of the textbook about how fishing was a family affair. They then filled out a chart in their booklet about the roles of men, women, and children.

Please note that this chapter will be assessed by this booklet and a test before Christmas.
November 16, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Soap Works orders are due in by Nov. 26th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students began chapter 3 notes and booklet. Students were advised that for this chapter, there will be two evaluations:

1. The booklet which we will work on in class as we progress through the notes.

2. A chapter test.

REMINDER: chapter 2 research has now been completed in class. It is due on Nov. 18th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students spent half the class brainstorming for Friday's speaking assessment. The rest of this preparation will be done at home.

The second half of the class was devoted to answering questions on the short story 'The Jade Peony.'

We will continue this work next class.

Dates to remember:
This Friday- speaking assessment on The Jade Peony

Nov. 30th- rough draft of the books report

Dec. 14- final copy of the books report
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students began chapter 3 notes and booklet. Students were advised that for this chapter, there will be two evaluations:

1. The booklet which we will work on in class as we progress through the notes.

2. A chapter test.

REMINDER: chapter 2 research has now been completed in class. It is due on Nov. 17th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Yesterday students began chapter 3 notes and booklet. Students were advised that for this chapter, there will be two evaluations:

1. The booklet which we will work on in class as we progress through the notes.

2. A chapter test.

REMINDER: chapter 2 research has now been completed in class. It is due on Nov. 17th.
November 15, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Soap Works orders are due in by Nov. 26th
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students received the workbook on “The Jade Peony” then followed along as I read it aloud to the class.

Dates to remember:
This Friday- speaking assessment on The Jade Peony

Nov. 30th- rough draft of the books report

Dec. 14- final copy of the books report
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students wrote their war case study
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students wrote their war case study
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
This was your last working class for your chapter 2 research. This assignment is due to be digitally turned in on Nov. 17th
November 12, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Reminder: Picture retakes are this coming Monday. Nov. 15th. Students must bring original proofs if they were given them.


The fundraiser for St. John's Soap Works is due in by Nov. 26th. All order forms and money are submitted to your homeroom teacher.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students began their ch. 2 research project which is a similar project to the chapter one version.

This is due on Nov. 18th. Students will only get one more class to complete this in school. If you are not finished, it must be done at home. Press 'turn in' on the assignment when complete.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students corrected the worksheet on personality traits.

We then took time to align sentences relating to personality traits with places in the school. We corrected this sheet as well.

No set homework.

Note: I will be correcting your unit one written projects this weekend. Is yours complete? If not, I will be correcting what you have done and that mark will appear in Powerschool.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
'Champ d'honneur' posters were due today.

Students read the article 'Que s'est enrole' on p. 279 of the textbook. This is in preparation for Monday's case study.

I have posted images of this reading on Google Classroom in case you missed our in-class reading or in case you would like to look it over again this weekend.

Monday: etude en cas!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students finished up their 'Higher Animals' character sketch on the protagonist 'Skye'.

Students were also given their speaking project for next week. Each student will present an object to the class and explain how this object represents their heritage and/or culture. This is due on Nov. 19th.

Other dates to remember:
1. Rough copy on paper of your book report is due Nov. 30th.

2. Final copy of book report (5 paragraph essay) due on Dec. 14th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
You have an in-class case study on Monday based on the reading 'Who Enlisted' on p. 279 of your textbook.
November 10, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
European immigrants table was due today. Contact will be made with home this afternoon if this is not submitted.


Students discussed natural growth, internal migration, and smaller immigrant groups to NL in the 19th century.

Next class students will be beginning their research project for chapter 2. This is due on Nov. 18th.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students learned different ways to support the 8 personality types for this Mosaique unit.

They did a wonderful job of understanding complex sentences in French.

Students are working on two worksheets to support this and we will correct them together next class. No set homework.

Written unit one project was due on Monday, I will be contacting home this evening on anyone who does not have this submitted.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students had their final working class on their ch. 2 research project.

There will be NO MORE CLASS TIME given for this. This project is due via Google Classroom on Nov. 17th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students read pages 279-281 of the textbook and discussed all the major cultural groups who served for Canada and NL in the First World War.

This reading will be used as the case study set for Nov. 15th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students only had about 10 minutes of class today due to the Remembrance Day assembly.

Students continued working on their character sketch of the protagonist in the short story 'Higher Animals'

On Friday, we are beginning a new short story.
November 9, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Picture retakes are Nov. 15th.

Tomorrow is our Remembrance Day virtual assembly. Please wear black, red, or white.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
This was the last day to work on the 'Flanders Fields' poster. This is due on Nov. 12th.

Reminder: Nov. 15th students will be writing a case study on those who served in WW1.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
European immigrants table was due today. Contact will be made with home this afternoon if this is not submitted.

Students began their research project for chapter 2. This is due on Nov. 17th.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
The written project on weather, clothes, school subjects, days and months was due yesterday. Is yours submitted? If not, contact home will be made!

Students began a brand new unti of study today: Mosaique. We discussed what a mosaic is, and went through the personality types we will be addressing this unit.

Students also received a small magazine-style booklet that goes along with this program. Each student is responsible to return this booklet after the unit is complete.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students began work on composing a character sketch on the character of Skye from the story 'Higher Animals.'

Students will have only one more class to finish this exercise up. We will be moving on to a new story after that time.
November 8, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
European immigrants table was due today. Contact will be made with home this afternoon if this is not submitted.

Students began their research project for chapter 2. This is due on Nov. 17th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
This was the last day to work on the 'Flanders Fields' poster and reading comprehension questions. This is due on Nov. 12th.

Reminder: Nov. 15th students will be writing a case study on those who served in WW1.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students had a reading period in the library today. Reminder:

1. Rough copy on paper of your book report is due Nov. 30th.

2. Final copy of book report (5 paragraph essay) due on Dec. 14th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students had their first full day to work on the visual for the poem 'Au chmaps d'honneur'

This is due on Nov. 12th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students had their last working class for the European immigrants of the 19th century table.

If this is not done today, it is set for homework and due in on Nov. 10th.

This can be done on Google Classroom or on paper. Most students chose to do it digitally.
November 5, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Picture re-takes: they will be happening on Nov. 15th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students finished their plot structure activities on Jamboard. We then determined the 'model' plot structure diagram from group 1! Way to go, group 1!

That model is now placed on Google Classroom and will be handed out to students on paper copies on Monday. This should be kept and used as a reference for later in the year when individuals will be asked to draw a plot diagram.

Are you reading your book every night? Don't forget to bring your book into school for homeroom reading each day. And ESPECIALLY on day 1 for library day.

Dates to remember:

Nov. 30th - Rough copies of book reports (on paper) are due.

Dec. 14th.Final copies of book reports (either hand-written or typed in a Google Doc) are due.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students continued work on the cross-curricular project of 'Flanders Fields' poster. There is only 1 more day in class to work on this material.

Posters and comprehension questions are due in on Nov. 12th.

Nov. 15th: ch. 15 case study on those who served.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students had their last working class for the writing assessment for this unit.

If you are not done this, it is now homework.

This is due to be turned in digitally via Google Classroom by Monday, Nov. 8th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students had their last day to work on the 'European Immigrants' table. This is due to be turned in (on paper for those who chose it, or digitally for the majority) on Nov. 9th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students had their last day to work on the 'European Immigrants' table. This is due to be turned in (on paper for those who chose it, or digitally for the majority) on Nov. 8th.
November 4, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students had day 1 of 2 to work on their in-class assignment on the European immigrants who settled in NL in the 19th century.

This is due in (digitally by most - but on paper for those who preferred it) by Nov. 10th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students worked on two tasks:

1. Comprehension questions on 'In Flanders Fields' - this is part of the cross-curricular project with Socials.

The whole project is due on Nov. 12th

2. A group activity on plot structure in Jamboard for the short story 'Higher Animals.'

Jamboards will clue up next class and will be analyzed by the entire class.

Are you reading your book every night? Don't forget to bring your book into school for homeroom reading each day. And ESPECIALLY on day 1 for library day.

Dates to remember:

Nov. 30th - Rough copies of book reports (on paper) are due.

Dec. 14th.Final copies of book reports (either hand-written or typed in a Google Doc) are due.

Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students had day 1 of 2 to work on their in-class assignment on the European immigrants who settled in NL in the 19th century.

This is due in (digitally by most - but on paper for those who preferred it) by Nov. 8th.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Picture re-takes: they will be happening on Nov. 15th. Students must return their original proofs to Lifetouch on that day.

Tomorrow at recess there will be ice cream for sale as a fundraiser for the Awareness Group.
November 3, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Picture re-takes: they will be happening on Nov. 15th. Students must return their original proofs to Lifetouch on that day.

Friday at recess there will be ice cream for sale as a fundraiser for the Awareness Group.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
There were several students without Chromebooks today. Please charge them every night. We had to do a different activity today than the planned lesson because of this inconvenience.

Students worked on some preliminary work for their character sketch on the short Story 'Higher Animals.' No set homework.

Are you reading your book every night? Don't forget to bring your book into school for homeroom reading each day. And ESPECIALLY on day 1 for library day.

Dates to remember:

Nov. 30th - Rough copies of book reports (on paper) are due.

Dec. 14th.Final copies of book reports (either hand-written or typed in a Google Doc) are due.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students were introduced to their cross-curricular project with ELA: a poster based on the visuals in 'In Flanders Fields.'

This is due in on Nov. 12th

You will also be having a ch. 15 case study on Nov. 15th. be prepared for that. Again, we will read the article in advance of the 15th, and notes and text books can be used during the case study.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students were introduced to their next project for the war chapter: a poster based on the visuals in 'Au Champs d'honneur.'

This is due in on Nov. 12th

Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students had day 1 of 2 to work on their in-class assignment on the European immigrants who settled in NL in the 19th century.

This is due in (digitally by most - but on paper for those who preferred it) by Nov. 9th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students reviewed the French settlers, then learned about the Scottish and Irish settlers to NL.

You will be working on your in-class assignment starting next class.
November 2, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Anyone who ordered pictures received them either yesterday or today.

If you wish to get re-takes, they will be happening on Nov. 15th. Students must return their original proofs to Lifetouch on that day.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students learned about the Scottish and Irish settlers in the 1800s.

Students are now prepared to do their 2nd in-class assignment for this chapter. It will be another table much like the previous assignment.

The traditional way of life table is evaluated and marks are in Powerschool. I can't return it though as there are still some students who have not submitted it.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
War foldable were due today! Is yours submitted? If not, contact home has been made!

Students learned about trench life and trench warfare. This will prepare you for your next in-class assignment which will be presented next day. It is a poster that aligns perfectly with honouring Nov. 11th.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students wrote their listening test today!

If you were absent, I will be pulling you out of class later this week to write it.

Students were also introduced to their writing project for this unit. It is a Google Classroom assignment.

Students learned how to change their Google Docs to French today and how to insert accents in French.

Students will have one working class for this project (this Friday) and after that, it will be set for homework.

This written project is due to be digitally 'turned in' on Nov. 8th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students who missed school yesterday were advised to read the short story 'Higher Animals' in your text book this evening. This can be found on page 126.

Students were treated today to a presentation by Ms. Miles about how to stay organized and adjusted in grade 7. Thank you Ms. Miles.

Are you reading your book every night? Don't forget to bring your book into school for homeroom reading each day. And ESPECIALLY on day 1 for library day.

Dates to remember:

Nov. 30th - Rough copies of book reports (on paper) are due.

Dec. 14th.Final copies of book reports (either hand-written or typed in a Google Doc) are due.
November 1, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students learned about the French settlers in Newfoundland in the 1800s.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students reviewed all notes for tomorrow's listening quiz.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students reviewed the French settlers, then learned about the Scottish and Irish settlers to NL.

You will be working on your in-class assignment starting next class.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
The war foldable were due today. MANY students did not have them in. Contact was made to all homes if your child did not submit their work today.

Students learned about trench life and trench warfare. This will prepare you for your next in-class assignment which will be presented next day. This assignment will ne cross-curricular with ELA.

It will consist of:
1. a poster for Social Studies
2. the same poster as a representation mark for ELA
3. Reading comprehension (ELA) questions on the poem we are using as our inspiration.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students wrote their last and final grammar exit card. Those who were absent will be expected tp write this upon their arrival back to school.

Students also read the short story Higher Animals from the text book. If you missed today's in-class reading, you must read it on your won. It will not be read again out loud to the class.

Plot and character activities will be completed based on this short story.
October 29, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Have a safe and happy Halloween weekend!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students had their final day to work on their 'causes of war/declaration of war' foldables.

If this is not submitted to me now, it is set for homework. This is due to be submitted on Nov. 2nd.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students learned about the French settlers in NL
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students watched the Disney version of 'Legend of Sleepy Hallow' which was our listening test the other day.

Students received their listening tests back and had a few treats.

Marks for the listening tests are in Powerschool.

Nov. 1st - Exit Card #4 on prepositions, interjections and common mistakes


Nov. 30th - Rough copies of book reports (on paper) are due.

Dec. 14th.Final copies of book reports (either hand-written or typed in a Google Doc) are due.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students finished off their 'decembre' slide of notes. Now students are totally prepared for Tuesday's listening test!

Students dissected the 'C'est l'Halloween' song and then did some crosswords/word finds with French Halloween terms.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
WW1 foldables are due on Monday!!!!
October 28, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Traditional ways of Life table was due today. If yours was not submitted either by hand or online, home contact has been made.

Please submit these projects tomorrow!

Students began the second half of chapter two: major European immigrant groups of the 1800s.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Traditional ways of Life table was due today. If yours was not submitted either by hand or online, I will contact you this afternoon. If it is not submitted by tomorrow, home contact will be made.

Please submit these projects tomorrow!

Students began the second half of chapter two: major European immigrant groups of the 1800s.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students had their final day to work on their 'causes of war/declaration of war' foldables.

If this is not submitted to me now, it is set for homework. This is due to be submitted on Nov. 1st.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
All students have now given me the name of the novel they have chosen for a book report. Students are expected to be reading this book at home and to bring it to class each day 1 to read during library time.

Important dates:

Nov. 1st - Exit Card #4 on prepositions, interjections and common mistakes


Nov. 30th - Rough copies of book reports (on paper) are due.

Dec. 14th.Final copies of book reports (either hand-written or typed in a Google Doc) are due.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students continued work on the causes of war/declaration of war foldables.

Tomorrow is your final working class. If you are not finished during class tomorrow, you are expected to take it home and submit it to me on Nov. 2nd.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Halloween costumes can be worn tomorrow!

Please come already in costume.

No masks (except Covid masks of course) or weapons!
October 27, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students are reminded to bring in their books from home for tomorrow's reading period in the library.

The deadline to tell me your book report choice is tomorrow! If you don't have a book chosen by then, you will be expected to choose one from the library tomorrow.

Upcoming dates:

Nov. 1st - Exit Card #4 on prepositions, interjections and common mistakes


Nov. 30th - Rough copies of book reports (on paper) are due.

Dec. 14th.Final copies of book reports (either hand-written or typed in a Google Doc) are due.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students continued work on the causes of war/declaration of war foldables.

Tomorrow is your final working class. If you are not finished during class tomorrow, you are expected to take it home and submit it to me on Nov. 1st.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students finished 'jours de semaines' and explored ways to use 'mois de l'annee.'

This is in preparation for your listening test on Nov.2nd.

The test will include all material covered so far this year. All notes are found on Google Classroom. Students should review this material in preparation for next Tuesday's test.

Notes can be used during the listening test.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
'Traditional way of life' tables were due today. Is yours passed in? If not, you have received an email from me.

If it is not passed in by tomorrow, contact home will be made.

Students began part 2 of chapter 2: the 4 major European settler groups.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
'Traditional way of life' tables are due tomorrow. Is yours passed in? If not, turn it in digitally or submit it to me by hand tomorrow.

If it is not passed in by tomorrow, contact home will be made.

Students began part 2 of chapter 2: the 4 major European settler groups.
October 26, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students had their last day to work on the table of 'Traditional way of live for the Indigenous of NL in the 1800s.'

If yours is not complete it is now set for homework. This is due on Oct. 28th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students had their last day to work on the table of 'Mode de vie traditionnels des Indigene de TNL au 19e siecle.'

If yours is not complete it is now set for homework. This is due on Oct. 28th
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students listened to their Halloween short story and did a listening activity which will be graded.

If you missed today's class, you will be sitting for your test on Thursday during our library class.

Reminder that book report books need to be chosen by this Thursday (day one). If they are not, you must use our library class to find a book.

Other dates to keep in mind:

Exit Card #4 on prepositions, interjections and common mistakes - Nov. 1st


Nov. 30th - Rough copies of book reports (on paper) are due.

Dec. 14th.Final copies of book reports (either hand-written or typed in a Google Doc) are due.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Your 'Traditional way of live for the Indigenous of NL in the 1800s' table is due tomorrow.

If you are not finished this, you have homework tonight!
October 25, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students continued working on their war foldables for the National Empowerment Unit.

Foldables are due on Nov. 1st if not done in class time.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students finished up grammar with clarifying some common mistakes: they're/their/there, its/it's, your/you're, and threw/through/thru.

Students will begin short stories tomorrow with a Halloween-themed listening test.

Keep in mind the following dates:
1. Short Story listening test - Oct. 26th

2. Exit Card #4 on prepositions, interjections and common mistakes - Nov. 1st


3. Nov. 30th - Rough copies of book reports (on paper) are due.

4. Dec. 14th.Final copies of book reports (either hand-written or typed in a Google Doc) are due.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students had day one of three to work on their 'Causes of war' foldable.

These are due on Nov. 2nd.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students had their final day to work on the in-class project entitled 'Indigenous Traditional way of Life in the 19th century'

If these are not submitted to me now (either digitally or by hand) they are due in by Oct. 27th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students had their first of two days to work on the in-class project entitled 'Indigenous Traditional way of Life in the 19th century'

These can be done either digitally or by hand. Students will have one more working class to finish this up. They are due in by Oct. 28th.
October 22, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students had day #1 of 2 days to work on their 'Traditional ways of life for Indigenous' table.

These tables are due (some are choosing to do them on paper, some are choosing to do them on Google Classroom) by. Oct. 28th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students finished watching the causes of war film shown in class. If you missed class, this link is available on the notes posted to Google Classroom.

Students were then introduced to their first project: a causes of war/declaration of war foldable.

Next week students will have three (3) working classes to finish this assignment.

If not competed during this time, students must finish this work off at home to be submitted on Nov. 2.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students began their final section of information today which will prepare them for a listening test on Nov. 2!

They did days of the week. They will do months of the year next class.

Be prepared for a listening test on Nov. 2!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students finished off two sections of grammar: prepositions and interjections. There is only one small section remaining!

This exit card will be written on Nov. 1st.

In the meantime, we will begin short story work next week. Please keep the following dates in mind:

1. Short Story listening test - Oct. 26th

2. Exit Card #4 on prepositions, interjections and common mistakes - Nov. 1st


3. Nov. 30th - Rough copies of book reports (on paper) are due.

4. Dec. 14th.Final copies of book reports (either hand-written or typed in a Google Doc) are due.
October 21, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Jamarama tomorrow!

Scholastic book orders due tomorrow.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students reviewed the traditional lifestyle of the Indigenous of NL during the 19th century.

Your in-class assignment will begin next class. You will have the option of doing it online or on paper. It will be due on Oct. 28th.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students finished work on 'Les Matieres' All notes and answers to the worksheet are no online.

You will be having a listening test (comprising of weather, clothing, school subjects, days and months) on Nov. 2nd!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students spent their first day on the ch. 2 project on traditional lifestyles of the Indigenous of NL.

This is due on Oct. 27th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students had day one of three to work on their 'Causes of war' foldable.

These are due on Nov. 1st.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students wrote their adverbs and conjunctions exit card. Marks are on Powerschool.

They moved on to prepositions.

Please keep track of the following dates:
1. Nov. 30th - Rough copies of book reports (on paper) are due.

2. Dec. 14th.Final copies of book reports (either hand-written or typed in a Google Doc) are due.

3. Exit Card #4 on prepositions and interjections - Nov. 1st

4. Short Story listening test - Oct. 26th
October 20, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Scholastic book orders are due in on Friday, Oct. 22 to Ms. Critch. Or you can order online with the code RC218296

This Friday is Jamarama!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students finished up class work on conjunctions (all updated work is now posted online in the Students Workbook on Google Classroom.

Students have their adverbs and conjunctions exit card tomorrow. We did an adverbs Kahoot this afternoon and some students realized they may need some work on these! Study and prepare tonight please!


Please keep track of the following dates:
1. Nov. 30th - Rough copies of book reports (on paper) are due.

2. Dec. 14th.Final copies of book reports (either hand-written or typed in a Google Doc) are due.

3. Exit Card #4 on prepositions and interjections - Nov. 1st

4. Short Story listening test - Oct. 26th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students recapped the 4 causes of WW1 and the declaration of war, then began the a film highlighting this information.

If you missed class today, you can view this film online. The link is found in your class notes for ch. 15 on Google Classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students reviewed the traditional lifestyle of the Indigenous of NL during the 19th century.

Your in-class assignment will begin next class. You will have the option of doing it online or on paper. It will be due on Oct. 27th.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students finished off the school subjects notes with a game of moving text boxes around on the screen to create basic sentences and opinion phrases.

Students were made aware that their next evaluation will be a listening test. It will be on school subjects, days of the week, and months of the year. Notes will be permitted.

I will announce that date next class.
October 19, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Scholastic book orders have been distributed by Ms. Critch. Book orders are due in to Ms. Critch by Friday Oct. 22, or you can order online with the code RC218296

This Friday is Jamarama!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students reviewed the traditional lifestyle of the Indigenous of NL during the 19th century.

Your in-class assignment will begin next class. You will have the option of doing it online or on paper. It will be due on Oct. 27th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students recapped the 4 causes of WW1 and the declaration of war, then continued watching a movie on it.

You will begin your WW1 cause of war foldable next class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students were given their book reports today. They are to pick a book to read as an independent pleasure read.

Rough copies (on the paper provided in class today) are due in on Nov. 30th

Final copies (either hand-written or typed in a Google Doc) are due on Dec. 14th.

Students also received their grammar exit card #2 back today. Marks are in PowerSchool now.

Please keep track of the following dates:

1. Exit card #3 on Adverbs and conjunctions - Oct. 21

2. Exit Card #4 on prepositions and interjections - Nov. 1st

3. Short Story listening test - Oct. 26th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students discussed and learned about slides 1-13 in the chapter 15 notes. If you missed class, notes can be found online and YOU are responsible for this material.

We will conclude our discussion by watching a documentary on the causes of WW1.

After this, students will be tasked with the war foldable. Most of this work will be done in class, but some students may have to finish up their foldables at home. Be prepared for homework in the near future.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students finished off their work on 'Stealing Mary' by expressing to me whether they believed Peyton or Shanawdithit to be the more reliable primary source and why.

We will be exploring other traditional ways of life for the Indigenous groups of NL next class.
October 15, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
The deadline for photo orders has been extended to Oct. 18th
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students wrote their exit card #2 on adjectives and verbs.

Please keep track of the following dates:

1. Exit card #3 on Adverbs and conjunctions - Oct. 21

2. Exit Card #4 on prepositions and interjections - Nov. 1st

3. Short Story listening test - Oct. 26th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students watched the entire film 'Stealing Mary.'

This can be found at the following links if you would like to re-watch or missed a portion of it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tHQW_dLAMm0&t=603s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rruImW3bFoo&t=224s
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students watched the entire film 'Stealing Mary.'

This can be found at the following links if you would like to re-watch or if you missed it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tHQW_dLAMm0&t=603s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rruImW3bFoo&t=224s
October 14, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students finished correcting verbs work in the grammar workbooks. (all up-to-date corrections are on Google Classroom)

Students then played Kahoots in order to review for their adjectives and verbs exit card tomorrow afternoon.

Are YOU ready!?
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students discussed and learned about slides 1-14 in the chapter 15 notes. If you missed class, notes can be found online and YOU are responsible for this material.

We will conclude our discussion by watching a documentary on the causes of WW1.

After this, students will be tasked with the war foldable. Most of this work will be done in class, but some students may have to finish up their foldables at home. Be prepared for homework in the near future.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Unit One 'Autoportraits' were due today. Is YOURS handed in?

Students began the National Empowerment Unit (WW1). This is out of order from the year, but it will coincide with Remembrance day.

Notes and a general discussion of war were highlighted today.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students watched the first half of the film 'Stealing Mary.'

If you missed class today, it is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to watch this on your own time. It is found in two parts on youtube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tHQW_dLAMm0&t=603s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rruImW3bFoo&t=224s
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students watched the first half of the film 'Stealing Mary.'

If you missed class today, it is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to watch this on your own time. It is found in two parts on youtube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tHQW_dLAMm0&t=603s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rruImW3bFoo&t=224s
October 13, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Tomorrow is the final day to order school clothing online. Please visit the school website for more info.

Lifetouch photo orders were due today.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students learned about the Beothuk and began watching the film 'Stealing Mary'

If you miss this film, it is found on youtube. Please visit the following links:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tHQW_dLAMm0&t=278s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rruImW3bFoo&t=846s
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students had their second and final day to work on the in-class project entitled 'Autoportrait de l'avenir'

This is due tomorrow. If yours is not submitted, you have homework tonight!
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students reviewed all school subject work and then added on the verb avoir in order to create simple sentences like 'I have Math, you have Social Studies', etc.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Exit card on Adjectives and Verbs is THIS FRIDAY! Are you ready, or should you be reviewing at home?

Students got about halfway through the grammar workbook's activities on verbs. All corrections are now on Google Classroom. We will finish off the rest in class tomorrow and do an in-class review in preparation for Friday's evaluation.

Remember, exit cards are NOT tests. You can use your notes. But they are quick checkpoints of your ability. keep up-to-date!
October 12, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Life Touch photo orders are due in tomorrow. You can also order them online.

School clothing orders can be ordered through the link of the school website:
https://skjh.nlesd.ca/home

Picture retakes: Nov. 15th. Students will need to bring in old proofs in order to get retakes.

Students received their chrome books today. ALL STUDENTS MUST CHARGE THESE AT HOME. There will not be an opportunity to charge them in the classroom due to safety concerns.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students began unit two, chapter two: The People who lived here.

We began our study with a general discussion of how the 1800s is the 19th century, and why studying Indigenous peoples is an extremely important part of NL history. We will explore each of the 5 NL Indigenous groups in more detail in the coming days.

There is no test for this chapter. But there will be two in-class projects which will be submitted for a mark.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students began unit two, chapter two: The People who lived here.

We began our study with a general discussion of how the 1800s is the 19th century, and why studying Indigenous peoples is an extremely important part of NL history. We will explore each of the 5 NL Indigenous groups in more detail in the coming days.

There is no test for this chapter. But there will be two in-class projects which will be submitted for a mark.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
MANY students to did not have their in-class project 'Future self-portrait' ready to be handed in to me. Please have this ready for tomorrow. If it is not submitted by tomorrow, home contact will be made.

Students began the National Empowerment Unit (WW1). This is out of order from the year, but it will coincide with Remembrance day.

Notes and a general discussion of war were highlighted today.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students will have their Adjectives/Verbs exit card on Friday, Oct. 15th.

Today students corrected their adjective work in their workbook (available immediately on Google Classroom).

We also reviewed verbs and will continue to work through them until Friday in preparation for their exit card.

Remember, notes can be used during the exit card, so it is not a test. It is a quick evaluation of your understanding.
October 8, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students had class #1 of 2 to work on their final unit one project: 'autoportrait de l'avenir.'

This will be due on Oct. 14th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students watched the Google Meet Thanksgiving assembly in class today.

Notes for chapter 2 were also distributed. Students are expected to keep their notes in their binders for optimal organization.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students did a reading evaluation today on weather and clothing.

They also learned how to say thank you in French and created a 'I am thankful for' statement to share with the class for Action de Grace' (Thanksgiving in French)
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students worked on Acrostic poetry for Thanksgiving.

Students also received two evaluations back:
1. text connections
2. Nouns and pronouns grammar exit card
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Reminder: Future self-portraits are due on Tuesday!
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Pictures were sent home earlier this week. Ordering deadline is Oct. 13.

Picture retakes: Nov. 15th. Students will need to bring in old proofs in order to get retakes.
October 7, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Tomorrow is the last day to give to our 'Fill the Tractor' campaign. Please give if you can. Our class total is still sitting at 59 items.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Unit One Historic Method research projects are overdue. Caregivers will be notified.

Students began unit two: chapter two entitled 'The People who lived here.' We began a brief review of the Indigenous Peoples of NL starting with the Beothuk. Students discovered 4 reasons as to their extinction as a race of people.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
This was the last day to work on an in-class project distributed yesterday called 'Future Self Portrait.'

If you have not finished this, you have homework. The due date for this project is Tuesday, Oct. 12th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students enjoyed their first library reading period.

Reminder: in the coming week or two you will need a book to read for a book report. Thee library periods are extremely useful to you in order to find a book you will enjoy reading independently.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students finished their etude en cas for unit one.

They were introduced to their in-class project for this unit: 'autoportrait de l'avenir' in which they must discuss and represent future goals and empowerment.

This project will be due on Oct. 14th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Reminder: the Historic Method Google Classroom project is due tomorrow. Is yours turned in? If not, you will receive an email from me. The next email will also include caregivers. Please get this in!

Students worked on a map of Newfoundland an Labrador. Most finished this off in one class. If yours is not done it is set for homework. This map will be evaluated.
October 5, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Let's keep those food donations coming 7-3s. We have a total of 59 items donated!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students had their last working class on the methode historique assignment. If it is not done and 'turned in' digitally now, it is for homework. This is due no later than Friday, Oct. 8th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students wrote their nouns and pronouns exit card.

Students then moved on to adjectives and worked on the activity associated with this in their workbook. We will be correcting that tomorrow.

Reminder: day one will be a reading/library day. So please bring in reading material on THURSDAY (not Friday as previously said) or be prepared to look for a book and check it out.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Reminder: the Historic Method Google Classroom project was due yesterday. Is yours turned in? If not, you have received an email from me. The next email will also include caregivers. Please get this in!

Students worked on a map of Newfoundland an Labrador. Most finished this off in one class. If yours is not done it is set for homework. This map will be evaluated.
October 4, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students wrote their first case study of the year on 'Home Children.' It was an evaluation that required them to apply their knowledge of empowerment and disempowerment to a new situation.

Anyone who missed this case study will be asked to write it upon their return.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students wrote their first case study of the year on 'Home Children.' It was an evaluation that required them to apply their knowledge of empowerment and disempowerment to a new situation.

Anyone who missed this case study will be asked to write it upon their return.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students reviewed for their exit card tomorrow: a 10 minutes quiz on nouns and pronouns.


Reminder: Day One will be our library reading day. So THIS FRIDAY bring in a book from home to read, or be prepared to sign a book out from the school library.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students had their last working class on the historic method Google Classroom project. If yours was not submitted today, you have already received a reminder email from me.

If it is not submitted tomorrow, I will be contacting home.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Reminder: the Historic Method Google Classroom project is due today. Is yours turned in?

Students worked on a map of Newfoundland an Labrador. Most finished this off in one class. If yours is not done it is set for homework. This map will be evaluated.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
We are continuing to collect food items for our 'Fill the tractor' event. So far the 7-3s have collected 30 items. Let's keep them coming in!
October 1, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students corrected the remaining activity for nouns. Then we read all notes and corrected all activities on pronouns.

Your nouns/pronouns exit card (15 minutes quiz with notes permitted) will be happening on Tuesday, Oct. 5th!

If you were absent, all note are placed on Google Classroom. As well, all worksheets have been corrected and placed there too, so you can still keep up with the material.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
You will be writing your 'Home Children' case study on Monday. Would you like to read or re-read the article in advance? There are images of it on Google Classroom if you don't have/forgot your text book.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students wrote their unit one exit card.

Students then continued on with their unit one methode historique research. This is due on Tuesday, Oct 5th!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students read the article 'les petits immigres anglais' (p. 16-18 of the text).

This is the article you will be asked questions on during your etude en cas on Monday.

Did you miss class today? That's alright. I have placed images of this reading on Google Classroom. You can rad ahead of time as well this weekend.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students finished off the 'vetements' notes and began putting that knowledge together with the 'temps' work we previously did.

Your reading quiz for 'temps' and 'vetements' is next Friday, Oct. 8th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
We have collected 30 food items so far for the local food bank. Let's keep those donations coming in all next week 7-3!
September 28, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Reminder: No school tomorrow or Thursday.

Friday will be day 4 on your schedule.

The food drive donations have started coming in. Families have until next Friday to donate.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students were presented with a school-wide 'Truth and Reconciliation' presentation.

Please continue working on the 'historical method' projects on Google Classroom. Please have them summited by Friday!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students read pages 16-19 on the story of the Home Children. Student drew connections to that reading and what they are learning about Residential Schools. We are making TEXT TO WORLD connections in Socials! Woohoo!

This reading will be what your case study is based on for Monday, October 4th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students continued exploring information about Residential Schools and the TRC. Students created a representing piece helping Canada come to terms and also move forward together. Caregivers: I emailed you out a picture of the classroom display.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students learned about 'marginalisation.' by reading page 15 and filling in the blanks on a worksheet. This sheet will act as your notes for this section in preparation for your case study on Monday, Oct. 4th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Due to wifi issues, students could not continue working on their methode historique assignment, but we reviewed and prepared for our exit card on Friday instead.

Please be aware that the due date for the Methode historique assignment still remains to be Oct. 5th. There should be time Friday and Tuesday to finish it up.
September 27, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students began correcting their workbooks on nouns. All corrections are available as visuals on Google Classroom.

We will move on to pronouns after this. Once we are finished pronouns, there will be an exit card. So please keep up-to-date!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students did a disempowerment worksheet and read p. 15 of the textbook. If yo were absent, that is now available on Google Classroom. You will be provided with a paper copy when you return to class.

Reminder: Empowerment Case Study: Monday, Oct. 4th.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students continued learning about the verbe 'porter' - to wear. nd the clothing vocab that will go along with it.

We will eventually add this on to our weather words in order to create more complex statements.

Students will be performing a reading assessment late next week that adds these two concepts together. Date TBD
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students wrote their unit one exit cards.

If you were absent, you will be writing this assessment as soon as I see you again.

Reminder: Unit one historical method research project is due on Friday, Oct 1st!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students wrote their unit one exit cards.

If you were absent, you will be writing this assessment as soon as I see you again.

Reminder: Unit one historical method research project is due on Friday, Oct 1st!
September 24, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students continued researching the individual past of one historical Newfoundlander/Labradorian.

This was our last working class for this activity, but students can continue to work on it at home or on their own time. It is not due to be submitted until Oct. 5th.

Reminder: Unit One exit card: Oct. 1st
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students continued researching the individual past of one historical Newfoundlander/Labradorian.

This was our last working class for this activity, but students can continue to work on it at home or on their own time. It is not due to be submitted until Oct. 1st.

Reminder: Unit One exit card: Sept. 27th
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
We finished the notes on nouns.

Students were then assigned pages 1-3 in the grammar workbooks. Most people finished or were close to finishing in class. If you did not complete this in class, it is set for homework. We will correct it together on Monday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Reminder: Unit One exit card: Sept. 27th
September 23, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students began their grammar unit by looking at analyzing subject and object nouns.

If you were absent, your study guide, notes and workbook are waiting here for you upon your return. You can also consult Google Classroom to review the first few slides of nouns.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students followed through all the notes of the different types of empowerment.

Announcement: you will be having your first in-class case study on October 4th. For the first one, we will be reading the article ahead of time.
Art
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students followed through all the notes of the different types of empowerment.

Announcement: you will be having your first in-class case study on October 4th. For the first one, we will be reading the article ahead of time.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students continued researching the individual past of one historical Newfoundlander/Labradorian.

This was our last working class for this activity, but students can continue to work on it at home or on their own time. It is not due to be submitted until Oct. 1st.

Reminder: Unit One exit card: Sept. 27th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students began researching the individual past of one historical Newfoundlander/Labradorian.

You will have one more working class for this activity. Students can also continue to work on it at home or on their own time. It is not due to be submitted until Oct. 1st.

Reminder: Unit One exit card: Sept. 27th
September 22, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Due to low numbers, we did not start the grammar unit today. Instead we read 'Shi-Shi-ekto' by Nicola I Campbell and made text connections to the story.

There are still several people who did not write their text connection evaluation. Please note, you will be asked to do this upon your return to school.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students began their 'vetements' notes by focusing in on the verb porter: to wear.

We will be eventually putting these phrases with 'les temps' and completing a reading activity with the two.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students learned about autonomisation (empowerment).

Please note: Students will write an in-class case study on Monday, October 4th. Notes and textbooks can be used, but I will be assessing application of their acquired knowledge of the concept of empowerment.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students spent the class researching for their first historic method project of the year - you will be doing this many times throughout the year.

This first assignment is completed entirely on Google Classroom and it is due to be 'turned in' digitally by Oct. 5.

Exit car for unit one: October 1.
September 21, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students discussed the Student Vote results and compared them to the actual election results.

Then, we did an introductory worksheet on what empowerment means. Notes for unit one were distributed today. We did not begin them, however.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students wrote their text connection.

Anyone who missed this will be asked to write it upon their return.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students did their 'quel temps fait-il' partner work for a speaking mark. Nice work by many of you!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students learned they will be writing a unit one exit card on Oct. 1st. This is an open-book quick check-in to make sure you understand the concepts covered so far.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students began their historic method research for unit 1. This will be due on Oct. 1st.

Don't forget, you are writing a unit 1 exit card on Sept. 27th. This is an open-book quick check-in to make sure you understand the concepts covered so far.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Don't forget, you are writing a unit 1 exit card on Sept. 27th. This is an open-book quick check-in to make sure you understand the concepts covered so far.
September 20, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Announced today in class: Unit one exit card will be on Monday, Sept. 27th. Notes CAN be used.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students finished examining candidates and political parties in preparation for this afternoon's student vote!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students finished all Unit One notes. Students will have their unit one exit card on Monday, Sept. 27th. Notes are permitted.

Students also were introduced to their first research project on: a biography on a person from NL. This will be primarily done in class but may be worked on at home too. The assignment is found on Google Classroom and must be completed on that Google Doc.

Due date Oct. 1st
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students got together in pairs and worked on weather flashcards. they practiced asking each other 'quel temps fait-il?' and responding with the appropriate weather type.

Students will be doing this again tomorrow but for a speaking mark.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students worked on the third and final text connection today: text-to-world connections.

You text connection evaluation will happen tomorrow in class! Notes can be used. Are you ready?
September 17, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students finished their text-to-text connections paragraph today. This one was a little trickier.

If yours is not completed, it is for homework.

On Monday we will examine text-to-world connections, and on Tuesday, Sept. 21st you will have an in-class assessment on making connections with texts.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students finished all Unit One notes. Students will have their unit one exit card on Monday, Sept. 27th. Notes are permitted.

Students also were introduced to their first research project on: a biography on a person from NL. This will be primarily done in class but may be worked on at home too. The assignment is found on Google Classroom and must be completed on that Google Doc.

Due date Oct. 1st
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students worked on the Terry Fox poster for our walk today.

You donated $41.55 toward Cancer research today. Way to go 7-3s!
September 16, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Day One: Active Wear!

Tomorrow is the Terry Fox Walk. Do you have your permission slip and donation?
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students finished off their text-to-self paragraph. If yours is NOT completed, it is for homework tonight.

Students moved on to text-to-text connections and watched a Ted Talk by a young man named Carson Byblow. The link is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=px9CzSZsa0Y
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students learned more about the political parties and candidates in preparation for Monday's Student Vote.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students finished weather notes.

You will have a weather speaking assessment on Tuesday, Sept. 21st!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students learned about the political parties and candidates in preparation for Monday's Student Vote.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students began exploring Unit One notes. Consider the two key ideas:
1. History is subject to interpretation.
2. History is never fully achieved.
September 15, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students discussed the election process, political parties and the St. John's South-Mt. Pearl candidates in preparation for the Sept. 20th Student Vote.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students discussed the election process, political parties and the St. John's South-Mt. Pearl candidates in preparation for the Sept. 20th Student Vote.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students began writing their text-to-self paragraph on 'My Maturity in Flames' on p. 181 of the textbook.

Students will have a 'Making Connections' evaluation on Sept. 21st.
September 14, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students began working through 'Making Connections' by making a text-to-self connection with a reading from the textbook 'My Maturity in Flames' on p. 181.

Announcement: Students will be having a text connections evaluation on Tuesday, Sept. 21st.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students learned about the election process in Canada and began exploring political party platforms.

This is in preparation for Student Vote, which will take place on Sept. 20th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students learned about the election process in Canada and began exploring political party platforms.

This is in preparation for Student Vote, which will take place on Sept. 20th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students reviewed the unit one slideshow up to an including Collective Past and Individual Past.

Students were also reminded to check the homework page regularly
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-1
Students received the course descriptors and a breakdown of unit weightings.

Students also filled out an information sheet for me and received their textbooks.
September 13, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students received a paper copy of notes and began learning about ways to discover history, the difference in artifacts and archives, as reasons to learn history.

A reminder was made to check the homework page regularly in order to stay up-to-date on work, projects, and evaluations.

Find it here for your convenience:

https://skjh.nlesd.ca/homework-page
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students received their textbooks and organized their binders to begin the year on a positive note.

Students are asked to accept my Google Classroom invitation to join the Socials Google Classroom via their Gmail.

A reminder was made to check the homework page regularly in order to stay up-to-date on work, projects, and evaluations.

Find it here for your convenience:

https://skjh.nlesd.ca/homework-page
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students began a weather review. You will have a speaking evaluation based on this information on Tuesday, Sept. 21st.


Students are asked to accept my Google Classroom invitation to join the Socials Google Classroom via their Gmail.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students received their 'Multiple Intelligences self assessment' form back which has study and learning strategies highlighted for them. You are asked to either keep this in your ELA binder, or bring it home to place somewhere you tend to study.

Students received notes for our first topic: Making Connections and were asked to place them in their ELA binders for organization. There will be an evaluation for this topic next week. Announcement to follow on exact date.


September 10, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-4
Students received copies of the course descriptors so they know the weighting of the units or study this year.

Course descriptors can be found here:
https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/coursedescriptors.jsp

Curriculum guides can be found here: https://www.gov.nl.ca/education/
French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students received study strategy tips based on the results of their multiple intelligences self assessment from yesterday. These should be incorporated each time a student studies or reviews.

We began with a basic French song to go over some common expressions: 'Bonjour' par Alain le Lait
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students completed an information sheet for me to better get to know them.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students received their textbooks and organized their binders to begin the year on a positive note.

Students are asked to accept my Google Classroom invitation to join the ELA Google Classroom via their Gmail.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students received their textbooks and organized their binders to begin the year on a positive note.

Students are asked to accept my Google Classroom invitation to join the Socials Google Classroom via their Gmail.
September 9, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-4
Students received copies of the course descriptors so they know the weighting of the units or study this year.

Course descriptors can be found here:
https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/coursedescriptors.jsp

Curriculum guides can be found here: https://www.gov.nl.ca/education/


French
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Students received copies of the course descriptors so they know the weighting of the units or study this year.

Course descriptors can be found here:
https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/coursedescriptors.jsp

Curriculum guides can be found here: https://www.gov.nl.ca/education/
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-2
Students received copies of the course descriptors so they know the weighting of the units or study this year.

Course descriptors can be found here:
https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/coursedescriptors.jsp

Curriculum guides can be found here: https://www.gov.nl.ca/education/
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Students received copies of the course descriptors so they know the weighting of the units or study this year.

Course descriptors can be found here:
https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/coursedescriptors.jsp

Curriculum guides can be found here: https://www.gov.nl.ca/education/

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