Homework Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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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