Homework Assigned For Homeroom: 8-1
May 16, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Novel: The Outsiders
1. All chapter questions are due in by Wednesday May20 the latest.
2. Novel Booklet: due in Friday May22nd.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
We are just finishing up Unit 6 - Equations. There will be an assessment in the very near future, possibly on Friday. This assessment will be very short, but will check their understanding of how to write and solve equations, especially equations involving fractions and the distributive property. It will also include graphing linear equations.
May 13, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students wrote their ch. 7 exit card. (open book quiz).
May 12, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students finished learning about the implementations of the Commission of Government by filling in the 5W chart on health care and Law enforcement.

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

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

Exit card: May 13th.
May 10, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Barb Doran
Please finish chapter 11 questions for homework tonight. We'll start chapter 12 tomorrow.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students wrote their case study on the 1932 riot today. Anyone absent will be asked to write it next class.
May 4, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students were provided with the article for their case study on May 10th. We read it as a class and discussed it. Students should be prepared for comprehension and critical thinking questions regarding this article, the riot in general, and the situation Newfoundland found itself in in 1932.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
Checkpoint on sections 6.1-6.2 is scheduled for Friday, May 6th.
May 3, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students learned about the 1932 riot. We also watched a video on The Great Depression and how it contributed to the riot. (slides 29-34)

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

If you miss class tomorrow, I have posted the reading to Google Classroom.
May 2, 2022
Art
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students learned about 3 difficult events of the 1920s and 30s:
1. Labrador border dispute
2. 1929 tidal wave
3. Great Depression
(slides 21-28)

There will be a case study on the 1932 riot on May 10th.
April 29, 2022
Music
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
Just a reminder that all of your work for the Tradtional Folk Music unit should be submitted by now.
I will be sending email reminders and entering 0% in PowerSchool for any missing work that is not submitted by Monday.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Novel: The Outsiders. Today students worked on finishing off their chapter questions.

Novel quiz: Monday May 2nd.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students learned about the forestry industry in the 1920s and 30s in NL.

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

Reminder: evaluation #1 is overdue for this chapter. It is a descriptive paragraph on working conditions in mines. I will be sending an email reminder home to anyone who has not submitted this via Google Forms.
April 28, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Novel: The Outsiders. Today we worked on chapter questions. Some students started in on their novel study booklet - page 3.

Novel quiz - Monday May 2nd.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
Surface area and volume candy box projects are due tomorrow.
April 27, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Novel: The Outsiders. Today we read chapter 11 and 12. Finished the book. Students worked on their questions - due in Monday May2nd.

Monday May 2nd - novel quiz.
April 25, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We learned how to draw ray diagrams for convex and concave mirrors with examples in p. 17-18 in our booklets. Practice on p. 19 was assigned.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students had another session today to clue up the descriptive paragraph on mines.

If this is not submitted, an email has been sent to you and your caregiver. Any additional work on this evaluation must now be done for homework. No more class time will be given.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Novel: The Outsiders. Today we reviewed chapter 1-8. We then read chapter 9 and students worked on chapter questions.
April 11, 2022
Music
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
Today in class you had the opportunity to finish up any Folk Music work that was not yet completed. Your Folk Musician Profile and Listening Assignments should both be submitted by now.
If these are not complete you will need to finish them on your own time as we are moving on next class.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Today was Library period, students had the opportunity to read or catch up on novel questions.
April 8, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Novel: Today we read chapter chapter 7 and worked through the chapter questions.
April 7, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Novel: The Outsiders. Today we read chapter 6 and worked on the questions.
April 6, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students began exploring ch. 7 material. We discussed the economic diversification in the 1920s: specifically mining. We then watched the mining video on slide 4 of the notes, and finally learned more information about the mine in Buchans. All of this is covered on slides 1-7 of the class notes which are posted to Google Classroom.

Note: The first assessment of this chapter will be a paragraph about mining. This will be presented to the class on April 13.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
We have just finished up the surface area of prisms and will introduce volume in tomorrow's class. On Monday, we will begin our project for this unit. Students will need to have a candy package that is a rectangular prism, triangular prism, or cylinder.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Novel: The Outsiders: today students used the class to catch up on their chapter questions. Students now should have completed all questions from chapter 1-5 and their character sheet.
April 5, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Novel: The Outsiders: today we read chapter 4 and 5.
Students can hear an audio recording of the novel on www.youtube.com
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students received paper copies of the ch. 7 notes and those who have still not completed all the three assessments for ch. 6 were given extra time to do so. The assessments are:
1. War letter
2. Conscription journal
3. Women's Suffrage research

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

Ch. 7 future evaluations will look like the following:

1. Descriptive paragraph on mining conditions.

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

3. End-of-chapter exit card.
April 4, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We completed the booklet of notes, including the definitions on p. 2.
We did an EdPuzzle on Googleclassroom. All students should complete this and can request to redo it should they wish to increase their mark. This counts as an exit card assignment.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students had their second and last class to work on researching Women's Suffrage (assignment posted to Google Classroom).

This is due to be digitally turned in on Tuesday.

We will be starting a new chapter next week. Chapter 6 evaluations were the WAR letter, the conscription paragraph, and the Women's Suffrage research assignment. If any of these is outstanding for you, please finish this off on your own time. No more class time will be given.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Novel: The Outsiders: today we read chapter 3 and worked on the questions.
April 1, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students were introduced to their Women's Suffrage research assignment.

This will be worked on during one more class and due to be digitally turned in on Tuesday, April 5th.
March 31, 2022
Music
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
Today in class you had time to work on finishing up your Folk Musician Profile or starting to work on your Listening Assignment. These are the last two pieces of evaluation for this unit. You will definitely have at least another class to work on these. We'll see how far people are next class.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Today we had our reading period in the library.
For class on Friday chapter 1 questions of the novel The Outsiders should be complete.
March 30, 2022
Religion
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We completed the Undercover Boss and completed the questions on Google Classroom. Please turn in when completed.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
We are working on the surface area of triangular prisms. There will be a very short exit card on Friday, April 1st.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Novel: The Outsiders
Chapter 1: finished off this chapter- students have to finish worksheet on the characters. Also chapter 1 questions. Both these sheets can be found in google classroom.
Book Report: due in Thursday March 31st.
March 29, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Novel: The Outsiders. Today we started our novel: got to @page12
Reminder: Book report due in by March 31st
March 28, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students learned about the final topic of ch. 6: the Women's Suffrage Movement.

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

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

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

Please do your best to keep up-to-date on work.
March 25, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
We will be having an exit card on the surface area of a rectangular prism on Tuesday, March 29th.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students learned about the Spanish Flu (slides 44-48) then did an outcome check by telling me some basic facts about this epidemic and by also telling me something new they learned from the film 'The Last Days of Okak' about a terribly sad experience with the flu in a remote Labrador community.

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

This outcome check is unmarked.
March 24, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Review for our Exit Card on the properties of Light Part 1. Blooket is posted on Google Classroom.
March 23, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Today students continued to work on their narrative essay. Due in Tuesday March 29th.

Book report due in by Thursday March 31st.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
Today we worked on the nets of cereal boxes. Students broke down boxes, measured their side lengths, drew scale diagrams, and then calculated the surface area of the boxes.

We will be having an exit card on the surface area of a rectangular prism on Tuesday, March 29th.
March 21, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Today students worked on putting the finishing touches on their argumentative essay - due in on Tuesday March 22nd
Religion
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We began a video of Undercover Boss. We'll complete it and answer questions next class.
March 17, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Today students worked on some St. Patrick's Day fun worksheets. I posted them on google classroom - they are all called activity 1, activity 2, etc.

Remember argumentative essay is due Tuesday March22nd.

Book Report due by March 31st.
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Exit card assignment for Bill Nye - Light and colour posted on Google Classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students reviewed WPA and NPA and were reminded to complete their Jamboards - this is unmarked though. But I do want to make sure you understand the importance of these two associations during WW1.

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

REMINDER: WAR letters were due YESTERDAY. I will be contacting those who have not submitted their work tomorrow afternoon. Please get your project in as soon as possible.
March 16, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We reviewed Opacity and completed a Jamboard with examples.
We learned about the two types of reflection in a video and took notes in our booklets on p. 5 & 5.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students learned about the WPA and NPA (slides 29-32).

Then they filled out a Jamboard to prove to me they understood the reasons why these organizations did what they did. This is an unmarked assignment, but I just want to check in to see if students understand.
March 15, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Slides 15-21 Of the slideshow, p. 5 Opacity table of notes.
We played a Kahoot to test our knowledge of transparent, translucent and opaque.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Essay writing: today the students were introduced to persuasive writing. We used the Bountiful Mystery (can be found on google classroom) as an example. Due in Tuesday March 22nd.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students had day three of three of letter-writing for their war letters.

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

No more class time will be given for this project. Whatever is not complete now needs to be completed at home. Deadline for submission: TOMORROW March 16th!
March 11, 2022
Music
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
Your Personal Music Survey, Soundtrack to Grade 8, and Modern I'se the B'y assignments should all be submitted by now.
If you have not completed these three assignments, please get them completed and submitted by MONDAY at the latest.

March 10, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Today students worked on a mystery story - a copy can be found on google classroom.
Music
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
Your Personal Music Survey, Soundtrack to Grade 8, and Modern I'se the B'y assignments should all be submitted by now.
If you have not completed these three assignments, please get them completed and submitted as soon as possible.
Music
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
Your Personal Music Survey, Soundtrack to Grade 8, and Modern I'se the B'y assignments should all be submitted by now.
If you have not completed these three assignments, please get them completed and submitted as soon as possible.
Religion
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Class 2 of Rites of Passage Assignment. These will be due Monday, March 14th.
March 9, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Essay Writing: today students worked on the worksheet for Persuasive essays. This worksheet can be found on google classroom under Argumentative/persuasive worksheet (page 2 and 3).
Book report is due before March 31st.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
We have just finished up Unit 5. We will begin Unit 4 - Surface Area and Volume, on Tuesday.

The next two days will be spent on activities to celebrate Pi Day!
March 8, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Essay Writing: today we worked paragraph unity. Students can find a copy on google classroom (under essay writing).
March 7, 2022
Music
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
Your Personal Music Survey, Soundtrack to Grade 8, and Modern I'se the B'y assignments should all be submitted by now.
If you have not completed these three assignments, please get them completed and submitted as soon as possible.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
We will be having our checkpoint on rates in tomorrow's class.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students had their official first day of writing their WAR letters. Reminder of the following suggested plan to complete this work:
1. rough draft on day one
2. finish rough draft on day two and take home a sheet of white paper to tea-stain.
3. writ the final copy on the tea-stained paper on day three.

These are due on March 16th.
March 4, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students reviewed the expectations for the war letter and then watched 'I Remain your Loving Son.' Hopefully this will inspire you on things to add to your war letter.


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

Next week, each class will be devoted to the writing of this letter. War letters are due on March 16th.
Music
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
Today in class students had time to finish up their Modern I'se the B'y assignments.

Please ensure that your Personal Music Survey and Soundtrack to Grade 8 assignments have also been turned in in Google Classroom.
March 3, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
This week has been a catch up week for students to finish off any work they may need to do prior to the March report cards.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students learned more about the WAR letter project (see rubric and letter format material on Google Classroom.)

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

Students will watch I Remain Your Loving Son tomorrow to get ideas for their letters.
March 2, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
Students were assigned page 311, #s 27-34 in their textbook to prepare for Friday's outcome check.
March 1, 2022
Religion
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Eddie the Eagle Questions are due.
Begin Rites of Passage Assignment (Google Classroom).
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
We continued our work on rates, today.

We have an outcome check on sections 5.9-5.10 scheduled for Friday, March 4th.
February 28, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Melissa Hedderson
We will be having an outcome check on rates 5.9-5.10 on Friday, March 4.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Unseen Poetry test - Tomorrow
February 24, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We learned how to calculate pressure and did practice problems on p. 24 of our booklets.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
We started working with rates in today's class (section 5.9).
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students learned about the 6 branches of service that Newfoundlander and Labradorians served in during WW1.

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

Reminder that students will have 3 assessments on this chapter:
1. War letter.
2. Journal on conscription.
3. Research on Women's suffrage.
February 23, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Magic School Bus 'Goes On Air'
Definitions in our booklets, discussed barometers and atmospheric pressure
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students analyzed stats on those who served in WW1 versus those who died. We discovered that being in the Newfoundland Regiment was the most dangerous place to be. We discussed reasons why.

This introduced students to the deadly battle of Beaumont Hamel.

Reminder that students will have 3 assessments on this chapter:
1. War letter.
2. Journal on conscription.
3. Research on Women's suffrage.
February 22, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
New booklet: Chapter 9 Pressure. We completed the notes on p. 23. Then we completed our School Development Surveys.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
Students participated in some Twosday challenges and activities.

We have our outcome check covering sections 5.5-5.8 (Ratios) tomorrow.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students reviewed the three reasons Newfoundlanders and Labradorians enlisted in WW1.

We also explored the Book of Remembrance.
February 21, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
We worked on a short review for our upcoming outcome check. The worksheet can be found in our Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Poetry: today students worked through a poetry escape room.
Poetry Term test: Friday Feb. 25th
Poetry unseen poem test - Tuesday march 1st.
February 17, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Poetry term test - Friday Feb. 25th
Unseen Poetry test - Tuesday march 1st.

Today in class students had their second day to work on their poetry song assignment. Due in Friday Feb. 25th.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
Students worked on an Olympics worksheet regarding ratios/rates.

We will be having a short outcome check on Tuesday, February 22nd.
February 16, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Poetry: today the students worked on their poetry song assignment. Instructions are on page 17 in poetry booklet.
Poetry term test: Friday Feb. 25th
Unseen Poetry test: Tuesday March 1st
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students began ch. 6 (Unit 3) with notes distributed in paper form.

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

Students will have 3 assessments on this chapter:
1. War letter.
2. Journal on conscription.
3. Research on Women's suffrage.
February 15, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
For those who couldn't make it in today, it was a light day, but we still learned new information. Please view the link below to learn about the Ocean Ranger disaster (40th anniversary today).


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



Also, please note that we are still on track to have all digital workbooks for chapter 5 turned in by Friday, Feb. 18th.
February 14, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students learned about communication and transportation innovations of the 1800s.

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

This workbook is due in on Friday, Feb. 18th.
February 11, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Finished the booklet & definitions.
Watched Bill Nye - Buoyancy and completed the Google Form.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students learned about community life, the role of the church, and healthcare in the 1800s. Then they were tasked with slides 16 and 17 of their digital workbooks.

This workbook is due on Feb. 18th.
February 10, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Poetry: today we had library period.
Music
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
Today in class there was time to finish up your Personal Music Survey and your Soundtrack to Grade 8. These should both be completed and submitted by the end of today. Marks will be going in PowerSchool for both assignments.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
Students completed an activity on ratios today.
February 9, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Poetry: today we corrected the question on the poem The Highwayman. We also read the poem I am a Rock (poetry booklet). Went on youtube and listened to the song I am a rock. Students have to do questions 1 and 2 for class on Wednesday.
Poetry test - unseen poem on Wednesday March 1st.
Religion
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Continued watching the movie 'Eddie the Eagle'.
February 8, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Poetry: today we went over answers to The Highwayman poem. Started in on I am a Rock -in poetry booklet. Read the poem - then find a copy of it on you tube - listen to it. It is a song by Simon and Garfunkel. Students are to do questions for class on Wednesday.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
Today we worked on section 5.6 - Equivalent Ratios. Students were assigned a Desmos activity through Google Classroom.
February 7, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Completed calculations and notes on Weight and Buoyancy in our booklets p. 17 & 18
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Poetry: today we read the poem The Highwayman (a copy of the poem can be found in google classroom under poetry. Students are to do questions #1,2,3 and 4 for class on Tuesday.
Poetry foldable and novel study are now past due. Please submit ASAP
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students finished off the notes on recreation and entertainment (slides 24-32), then proceeded to complete slides 12-15 in their digital workbooks.

Reminder: these workbooks are due on Feb. 18th.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
We started Section 5.5 - Ratios in today's class.
February 4, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
New topic: Forces.
Video posted on Google Classroom
Notes on p. 16 and 17 in our Booklet on Forces and weight vs mass.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Poetry: today we did the poem 'The Eagle' (a copy of it can be found in poetry on google classroom). Students are to answer the questions and make sure it is submitted by Tuesday the latest.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students received their rubrics with their marks for their chapter 4 group research project. Marks are on Powerschool. Please contact me if you have questions or concerns.

We then began the 'Recreation and Entertainment' notes, but did not finish them. We will finish them, plus complete the section in our digital booklets next class.
February 3, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Measuring Density of Irregular Objects Lab Activity. Handout in class, see Ms. Lucas for a copy
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students followed along with the notes on Food and Diet, then were given time to finish the corresponding slides in their digital workbooks about this (slides 9-11).

We will be moving on to recreation and entertainment next class.
February 2, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Poetry - students used this class to get caught up on their poetry foldable.
Music
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
Last class we did the Personal Music Survey assignment. This will be the first mark that goes into PowerSchool for music. If you did not complete the assignment during class time, please finish it before next music class.

In case you missed today's class, the class code is: osueq5b
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
There is a quiz covering sections 5.1-5.4 scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, February 3rd.

Students have been given a number of review sheets. These are posted to our Google Classroom.

Tomorrow's assessment REQUIRES the use of a calculator. A number of students do not have a calculator to use in class and this has become a big problem.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Everyone filled out peer evaluations and self evaluations which I will consider as I compile marks for the ch. 4 research project.

Students moved on to slides 4-15 of the notes. Then they began slides 5-8 of their digital workbook. Students will get about 10 minutes next class to finish off this work before moving on to the next section.
February 1, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Poetry Foldable: due in Wednesday Feb. 2nd, unless I have told you personality a different date.
Music
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
Today in class we did the Personal Music Survey assignment. This will be the first mark that goes into PowerSchool for music. If you did not complete the assignment during class time, please finish it before next music class.

In case you missed today's class, the class code is: osueq5b
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
Students were assigned an escape room with questions on percent and percent increase/decrease.

There is a quiz covering sections 5.1-5.4 scheduled for Thursday, February 3rd.
January 31, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Poetry foldable due in Wednesday Feb. 2nd.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
Quiz covering sections 5.1-5.4 is scheduled for Thursday, February 3rd.

Today we covered sales tax and discount questions (section 5.4)
Religion
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Reminder:submit media and ethics questions on Google Classroom

Begin: Eddie the Eagle. Questions are on Google Classroom.
January 28, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
Students were given review worksheets covering sections 5.1-5.3 (I have uploaded it to our Google Classroom).

We have an assessment covering sections 5.1-5.4 scheduled for Thursday, February 3rd.
January 27, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
We had our final presentation today. Congratulations to all groups for detailed research, nice-looking projects, and lovely presentations to the entire class! I'm very impressed and proud of you all!

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

Today, students reviewed slides 1-3 of the notes, then completed slides 1-4 of the digital booklet.
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
How to calculate the volume of a rectangular prism (aka a box). Practice Worksheets 1 & 2 handed out on paper, also available on Google Classroom.
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
As I mentioned during our last online class, we have one more class of Home Ec before the term officially ends this coming Friday. You will be able to use that period to finish up your final project (if it is something that can be finished in school) or finish up your sock monkey if you are not already done.


Just a reminder to you all that your final project is due TOMORROW - Friday, January 28.


Please make sure to review the outline for the option that you have chosen to make sure you include all required aspects of the project criteria.


Final projects can be submitted in Google Classroom.


If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact me!
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Poetry: review poetry terms so far. Went over what is a sonnet. Read Sonnet 130 on page of 10 of booklet, students had to finish off question #2 for class on Friday.
Students had some class time to work on poetry foldable. Due in next Wednesday.
January 26, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Flow Rate Lab
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
As I mentioned during our last online class, we have one more class of Home Ec before the term officially ends this coming Friday. You will be able to use that period to finish up your final project (if it is something that can be finished in school) or finish up your sock monkey if you are not already done.


Just a reminder to you all that your final project is due this Friday, January 28.


Please make sure to review the outline for the option that you have chosen to make sure you include all required aspects of the project criteria.


Final projects can be submitted in Google Classroom.


If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact me!
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Poetry: students were introduced to their poetry assignment (page 6 of poetry booklet). Students were allowed class time to work on this. Due: Wednesday Feb. 2nd.
Science
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Great job to the students who presented their research projects today! We learned a lot about the bank crash, the confederation debate, and the evolution of government.

Today students were introduced to their ch. 5 work: a digital workbook. This will be due on Feb. 18th.
January 25, 2022
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
As I mentioned during our last online class, we have one more class of Home Ec before the term officially ends this coming Friday. You will be able to use that period to finish up your final project (if it is something that can be finished in school) or finish up your sock monkey if you are not already done.


Just a reminder to you all that your final project is due this Friday, January 28.


Please make sure to review the outline for the option that you have chosen to make sure you include all required aspects of the project criteria.


Final projects can be submitted in Google Classroom.


If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact me!
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students who have not yet presented had additional practice time today. All presentations are scheduled to go ahead tomorrow for the following topics:

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

2. The Confederation debate of 1869

3. The Bank crash

4. The Railway
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
Today we reviewed solving percent problems. Tomorrow we will review percent increase/decrease.

We have a quiz on sections 5.1-5.3 on Monday, January 31st.
January 24, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
We will be having a quiz on sections 5.1-5.3 on Monday, January 31st.
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
As I mentioned during our last online class, we have one more class of Home Ec before the term officially ends this coming Friday. You will be able to use that period to finish up your final project (if it is something that can be finished in school) or finish up your sock monkey if you are not already done.


Just a reminder to you all that your final project is due this Friday, January 28.


Please make sure to review the outline for the option that you have chosen to make sure you include all required aspects of the project criteria.


Final projects can be submitted in Google Classroom.


If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact me!
January 19, 2022
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
Today in class we outlined the 4 options for your Foods and Nutrition final project. This will be due on the last day of the term, January 28. If you haven't yet decided what to do, try to figure it out as soon as possible. You will have the next two class periods to work on your project. If you have any questions, or if you want to run your idea by me, please don't hesitate to contact me!

If you have not yet submitted your Canada's Food Guide chart in which you sorted food items into categories, please complete this and submit it ASAP!
I will be putting a mark in PowerSchool for this.
January 18, 2022
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
I posted in our Google Classroom the 4 options for your Foods and Nutrition final project. I will explain each option in detail during our next class. This will be due on the last day of the term, January 28. Start thinking about what option you might be interested in. You will have the next three classes to work on your project. If you have any questions, or if you want to run your idea by me, please don't hesitate to contact me!

If you have not yet submitted your Canada's Food Guide chart in which you sorted food items into categories, please complete this and submit it ASAP!
I will be putting a mark in PowerSchool for this.
January 17, 2022
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
I posted in our Google Classroom the 4 options for your Foods and Nutrition final project. I will explain each option in detail during our next class. This will be due on the last day of the term, January 28. Start thinking about what option you might be interested in. You will have the next three classes to work on your project. If you have any questions, or if you want to run your idea by me, please don't hesitate to contact me!

If you have not yet submitted your Canada's Food Guide chart in which you sorted food items into categories, please complete this and submit it ASAP!
I will be putting a mark in PowerSchool for this.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
I posted in our Google Classroom the 4 options for your Foods and Nutrition final project. I will explain each option in detail during our next class. This will be due on the last day of the term, January 28. Start thinking about what option you might be interested in. You will have the next three classes to work on your project. If you have any questions, or if you want to run your idea by me, please don't hesitate to contact me!

If you have not yet submitted your Canada's Food Guide chart in which you sorted food items into categories, please complete this and submit it ASAP!
I will be putting a mark in PowerSchool for this.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
I posted in our Google Classroom the 4 options for your Foods and Nutrition final project. I will explain each option in detail during our next class. This will be due on the last day of the term, January 28. Start thinking about what option you might be interested in. You will have the next three classes to work on your project. If you have any questions, or if you want to run your idea by me, please don't hesitate to contact me!
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Day 4 of ch. 4 group research project.

Presentation date: Jan. 17th
January 12, 2022
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
Today in class we worked on the Canada's Food Guide Introduction assignment. If you did not get this completed and submitted during class time, please turn it in as soon as you are able. We will be moving on next class.

If you have any questions about the assignment, please do not hesitate to contact me!
January 10, 2022
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
If you did not fill out the Google Form during today's class, please make sure to do that between now and out next Home Ec period.
It is posted in our Google Classroom stream!
January 7, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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.
January 5, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Barb Doran
Today we started our character sketch of Ponyboy. Assignment and directions, as well as format is in Google classroom. Always be attentive to mechanics and structure within essay.
January 4, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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 21, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Grade book has been updated. If you child has failed to submit any work then a zero is in its place. Once the work is submitted the zero will be replace with the grade.
December 17, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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.
December 15, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students began ch. 4 with a brief overview of the colonial government of the 1800s.
December 14, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
We have an ICA on multiplying and dividing fractions, as well as the order of operations with fractions, scheduled for Friday, December 17th.
December 8, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
We have an ICA on unit 3 tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, December 14th.
December 7, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Novel: Make or Break Spring
Chapter 7-12 questions due in Tuesday Dec. 7th.
Questions can be found in google classroom.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
We are currently working on dividing fractions using a number line. We will be continuing work on division this week.

***We will be having an in-class assignment (ICA) on Tuesday, December 14th covering Unit 3.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
We are just finishing up multiplying fractions. We will begin dividing fractions tomorrow.
November 26, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Review for our exit card TOMORROW.
Review definitions 15-22 and pages 12-15 of your booklet. Review is also on Google Classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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.
November 24, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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 18, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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.
November 17, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
We are just finishing up Unit 2. Today we were working on order of operations.

Our Unit 2 test is scheduled for Thursday, November 18th.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
This was your last working class for your chapter 2 research. This assignment is due to be digitally turned in on Nov. 17th
November 9, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Short story term test - Wednesday Nov. 17th
Short story test - Thursday Nov. 18th

Study guide in google classroom.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
We are just finishing up dividing integers. We will be having a checkpoint very soon.
November 8, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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.
November 5, 2021
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
We had an outcome check today on multiplying integers. We will begin dividing integers on Monday.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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 By: Nicole Collins
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.
November 3, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
We will be having a checkpoint on multiplying integers on Friday, November 6th.
October 28, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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.
October 27, 2021
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
We are working on multiplying integers using integer tiles and on a number line.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
'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 By: Nicole Collins
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
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Parts of the sentence and punctuation test - is tomorrow. Study guide and all notes (if students are missing any) can be found in google classroom.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
We have started Unit 2 - Integers. This unit focuses on multiplying and dividing integers, as well as order of operations.
October 25, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Parts of the sentence and punctuation test - Wednesday Oct. 27th
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Parts of the sentence and punctuation test on Wednesday Oct. 27th. Study guide can be found in google classroom.
October 21, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Short Story - All Gore Assignments should be submitted NOW.
Grammar /punctuation worksheets due in.
Punctuation test - Wednesday Oct. 27th
Religion
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Began World Religion Poster (on Google Classroom) class 1 of 2. Digital posters/slideshows will be due Nov. 1.
October 20, 2021
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
Students have their Unit 1 Test tomorrow.

Once that is complete, we will be continuing our zipline project.
October 19, 2021
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
BRING SOCKS!!!!!!!

We are starting sock monkeys tomorrow in class if you are finished sewing your buttons. Please bring your socks tomorrow!
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Grammar and Punctuation - all worksheets must be passed in by Thursday Oct. 21st.
Punctuation test - Wednesday Oct. 27th.

Gore short story - for those students who didn't pass it in today - they can take until tomorrow.
October 18, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We completed our notes on Climate Change. Reviewed material for our Exit Card tomorrow on salinity, denisty, drainage basins, water quality and climate change.
October 15, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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 By: Janet Critch
Short story: Gore assignment -if students require extra time for their story then they can take until Tuesday Oct. 19th
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
We are just finishing up Unit 1. Today, we worked on word problems involving the Pythagorean Theorem. We will continue with that tomorrow.

***There will be an assessment by mid next week covering Unit 1.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
BRING SOCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You will need to bring in a pair of socks for your upcoming Sock Monkey project.
The socks can be any colour or pattern, but they cannot be ankle socks!
Please get these in as soon as you can so you won't be behind once we start the project.
If there is any issue with this, please let me know!
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Short story assignment: students should continue to work on their short story. Details in google classroom (under short stories - Gore).
Due: Friday Oct. 16th (extended due date by 1 day).
October 12, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Short Story: Gore - students should continue to work on their Lucas' Revenge. Details of assignment can be found in google classroom.
Due Oct. 14th
Religion
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We completed the worksheet 'Daily values' on Google Classroo. This worksheet is about how religion affects daily lives, what we value (religious or not) and how we show it with our behaviour and share an example of a song with religious content.
October 8, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Short stories - students should be focusing on creating their short story - Lucas Revenged. A copy of the story and assignment are in google classroom. Due Thursday Oct. 14th
October 7, 2021
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
BRING SOCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You will need to bring in a pair of socks for your upcoming Sock Monkey project.
The socks can be any colour or pattern, but they cannot be ankle socks!
Please get these in as soon as you can so you won't be behind once we start the project.
If there is any issue with this, please let me know!

Money Management Assignments have been corrected and marks have been put into PowerSchool. If you have not yet submitted your assignment, please finish it and get it in by FRIDAY of this week. After that I will be putting 0% in PowerSchool until the assignment is turned in.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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.
October 6, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Density Lab Activity
October 5, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Short Stories - students should be reviewing their notes/terms on short stories.
Lamb to the Slaughter - if you need to read/listen to this story for a second time - please do so before class on Wednesday. You can get an audio copy on you tube.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
Today the Pythagorean Theorem was introduced and we worked through a few examples. Students were assigned pg 34, #s 3, 4, 5.
October 4, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Review in class for our Ch 1 Exit Card #1 tomorrow!
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
BRING SOCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You will need to bring in a pair of socks for your upcoming Sock Monkey project.
The socks can be any colour or pattern, but they cannot be ankle socks!
Please get these in as soon as you can so you won't be behind once we start the project.
If there is any issue with this, please let me know!

Money Management Assignments have been corrected and marks have been put into PowerSchool. If you have not yet submitted your assignment, please finish it and get it in by Wednesday of this week. After that I will be putting 0% in PowerSchool until the assignment is turned in.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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.
October 1, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Reminder: Exit card on Water, up to and including the Water Cycle on Tuesday, Oct 5th!
September 28, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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!
September 27, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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!
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
We have a checkpoint on sections 1.1, 1.2, & 1.3 tomorrow.
September 24, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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 By: Janet Critch
Parts of speech test on Monday. All notes and outline are in google classroom.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
We will be having a quick checkpoint on Tuesday, September 28th, covering sections 1.1, 1.2, & 1.3.
September 23, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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 21, 2021
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
BRING SOCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You will need to bring in a pair of socks for your upcoming Sock Monkey project.
The socks can be any colour or pattern, but they cannot be ankle socks!
Please get these in as soon as you can so you won't be behind once we start the project.
If there is any issue with this, please let me know!

Last class we had a period to finish off the Money Management Assignment. If this was not completed in class today, it must be finished on your own time as we will be moving on to our sewing unit next class.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Grammar quiz - Monday Sept. 27th
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
BRING SOCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You will need to bring in a pair of socks for your upcoming Sock Monkey project.
The socks can be any colour or pattern, but they cannot be ankle socks!
Please get these in as soon as you can so you won't be behind once we start the project.
If there is any issue with this, please let me know!

Today in class we had a period to finish off the Money Management Assignment. If this was not completed in class today, it must be finished on your own time as we will be moving on to our sewing unit next class.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Announced today in class: Unit one exit card will be on Monday, Sept. 27th. Notes CAN be used.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
We have just finished up section 1.2 and will begin 1.4 tomorrow. There is a short checkpoint on sections 1.1, 1.2, & 1.3 tentatively scheduled for Friday, September 24th.
September 17, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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
September 16, 2021
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
BRING SOCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You will need to bring in a pair of socks for your upcoming Sock Monkey project.
The socks can be any colour or pattern, but they cannot be ankle socks!
Please get these in as soon as you can so you won't be behind once we start the project.
If there is any issue with this, please let me know!

If you did not yet complete and submit your Introductory Module assignment, please get this in ASAP.
You will have next class to finish off your Money Management Assignment.
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Review WHMIS and household symbols.
Lab Safety Exit Card 2 on WHMIS and household symbols.
Exit card assignment WHMIS and household symbols.on Google Classroom and due Tuesday.
Review Lab Equipment for Lab Equipment Exit Card 3 next class (tomorrow)
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
BRING SOCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You will need to bring in a pair of socks for your upcoming Sock Monkey project.
The socks can be any colour or pattern, but they cannot be ankle socks!
Please get these in as soon as you can so you won't be behind once we start the project.
If there is any issue with this, please let me know!

If you did not yet complete and submit your Introductory Module assignment, please get this in ASAP.
You will have next class to finish off your Money Management Assignment.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
Students discussed the election process, political parties and the St. John's South-Mt. Pearl candidates in preparation for the Sept. 20th Student Vote.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Doyle
We are currently working with perfect squares. Tomorrow we will start working with their inverse, square roots.
September 14, 2021
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
BRING SOCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You will need to bring in a pair of socks for your upcoming Sock Monkey project.
The socks can be any colour or pattern, but they cannot be ankle socks!
Please get these in as soon as you can so you won't be behind once we start the project.
If there is any issue with this, please let me know!

If you did not yet complete and submit your Introductory Module assignment, please get this in ASAP.
You will have next class to finish off your Money Management Assignment.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Nicole Collins
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 By: Nicole Collins
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
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
BRING SOCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You will need to bring in a pair of socks for your upcoming Sock Monkey project.
The socks can be any colour or pattern, but they cannot be ankle socks!
Please get these in as soon as you can so you won't be behind once we start the project.
If there is any issue with this, please let me know!
September 10, 2021
Religion
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Course overview
'My Identity Wheel' worksheet. Be sure to colour your skethches and hand it in!

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