Homework Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
January 23, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
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Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Jan. 23rd: Just a reminder that this page will no longer be updated as all homework/ reminders will be done via Google classroom. Please sign up for updates if you haven't already!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Jan. 23rd: Just a reminder that this page will no longer be updated as all homework/ reminders will be done via Google classroom. Please sign up for updates if you haven't already!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Jan. 23rd: Just a reminder that this page will no longer be updated as all homework/ reminders will be done via Google classroom. Please sign up for updates if you haven't already!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Jan. 23rd: Just a reminder that this page will no longer be updated as all homework/ reminders will be done via Google classroom. Please sign up for updates if you haven't already!
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Jan. 23rd: Just a reminder that this page will no longer be updated as all homework/ reminders will be done via Google classroom. Please sign up for updates if you haven't already!
January 4, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
I will be discontinuing updating this page as of this week . Please refer to Google classroom parent/guardian summaries. Al of my classes are enabled to send out summaries. if you aren't getting the, please contact me and I will re-enter your email. Some parent invites may have gone to spam.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
I will be discontinuing updating this page as of this week . Please refer to Google classroom parent/guardian summaries. Al of my classes are enabled to send out summaries. if you aren't getting the, please contact me and I will re-enter your email. Some parent invites may have gone to spam.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
I will be discontinuing updating this page as of this week . Please refer to Google classroom parent/guardian summaries. Al of my classes are enabled to send out summaries. if you aren't getting the, please contact me and I will re-enter your email. Some parent invites may have gone to spam.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
I will be discontinuing updating this page as of this week . Please refer to Google classroom parent/guardian summaries. Al of my classes are enabled to send out summaries. if you aren't getting the, please contact me and I will re-enter your email. Some parent invites may have gone to spam.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
I will be discontinuing updating this page as of this week . Please refer to Google classroom parent/guardian summaries. Al of my classes are enabled to send out summaries. if you aren't getting the, please contact me and I will re-enter your email. Some parent invites may have gone to spam.
December 17, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today we finished the documentary Mummers and Masks.

Mummering on Tuesday. Start getting your mummering gear together.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Today we finished the documentary Mummers and Masks.

Mummering on Tuesday. Start getting your mummering gear together.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we introduced Unit Two on Heat. Students worked on their Chapter 4 vocab.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Monday is Ugly Sweater Day.

Students need to bring in a mug on Wednesday for Hot Chocolate

Mummering on Tuesday.
December 16, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today 8-8 did a case study on seasonal patterns of activity.

We will be mummering on Tuesday so gather up your costume now! It is not mandatory to dress up as I know students may have to opt out for various reasons.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Today we started watching the documentary Mummers and Masks.

We will be mummering on Tuesday so gather up your costume now! It is not mandatory to dress up as I know students may have to opt out for various reasons.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today we started watching the documentary Mummers and Masks.

We will be mummering on Tuesday so gather up your costume now! It is not mandatory to dress up as I know students may have to opt out for various reasons.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we did double Socials and watched the documentary 'Living on One Dollar' where the concepts of poverty and economic insecurity are explored.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today watched the documentary 'Living on One Dollar' where the concepts of poverty and economic insecurity are explored. We will finish this on Monday.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Tomorrow is Shed Day so dress like you're in the shed or having a boil up at the cabin!
December 15, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Today this class did a case study on seasonal patterns of activity in 1800s Newfoundland/Labrador.

This is a GAMER assessment.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today this class did a case study on seasonal patterns of activity in 1800s Newfoundland/Labrador.

This is a GAMER assessment.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today students learned about socialism and capitalism as economic systems.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today students started their foldable on the Energy Pyramid in an Ecosystem. They will do an exit card at the end of the foldable about what they learned.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
We did double science today.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Tomorrow is Christmas character day.
December 14, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today students did a picture activity where they put a picture to represent subsistence and consumer lifestyles.

Tomorrow they will do a GAMER assessment on seasonal patterns of activity in 1800s Newfoundland and Labrador. Students need their Chromebook and their textbook for tomorrow.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today students did a picture activity where they put a picture to represent subsistence and consumer lifestyles.

On Thursday they will do a GAMER assessment on seasonal patterns of activity in 1800s Newfoundland and Labrador. Students need their Chromebook and their textbook for tomorrow.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today students worked in their booklet on the Food Energy Pyramid. Tomorrow they will work on a foldable. Students should bring their leads or markers. After they finish their foldable they will do an exit card on what they have learned.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today students worked in their Economic Security booklet on questions #8-13.

Many students are coming without their Chromebooks or coming with them not charged. Students need to show responsibility with regards to their Chromebooks. Plug them in at night and bring them fully charged everyday. They should not be left home.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today students worked in their Economic Security booklet on questions #8-13.

Many students are coming without their Chromebooks or coming with them not charged. Students need to show responsibility with regards to their Chromebooks. Plug them in at night and bring them fully charged everyday. They should not be left home.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Tomorrow is Christmas Hat or Hair Day!

Dismissal will be 12:30 on Dec. 22nd for Christmas break.
December 13, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today students learned about the difference between the economic systems of capitalism and socialism. Students also did a Kahoot!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today students did some work in their Chapter 3 booklet on Economic Security.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today students were introduced to Chapter 3 on making a living in the 19th C (1800s)
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Students will do a case study based on information in the textbook next class. It is important students are prepared.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today students learned about the energy pyramid. Tomorrow students will start a foldable.
December 8, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Today students did a little in-class activity and exit card on subsistence and consumer lifestyle.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
We will start chapter 3 next class.

Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today we started Chapter 3 about consumer and subsistence lifestyles. Next class students will have a small activity and an exit card
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today was the last in-class day for this project.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we learned about economic security.
December 6, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Today was the last in-class day to work on the website. Due on Wednesday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today was the last in-class day to work on the website. Due on Wednesday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we started Chapter 3 on Economic Security.

Case studies have not been corrected yet.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we started Chapter 3 on Economic Security.

Case studies have not been corrected yet.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we learned about Food Webs. We will start our in-class project tomorrow on Food chains and Food webs.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Tomorrow is VJH colours day! Rep the Blue and White!

2) Check PowerSchool for report cards. Early dismissal 10:45 am on Thursday and PD day on Friday so no school

3) Riley Mercer Toy Drive - This week!! Bring in an unwrapped toy to donate to children in our school community.

4) Breakfast Club drive this week as well. Please donate breakfast club items to help out our morning program.
December 3, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we continued working on our website. We will probably have only one in-class day left.

Due date: Now Dec. 10th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today we continued working on our website. We will probably have only one in-class day left.

Due date: Now Dec. 10th.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we reviewed food chains. We will do Food webs Monday and then start our project.

Project starting Tuesday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we finished our case study. We will start Chapter 3 on Monday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we started Chapter 3 by looking at the important terms in this chapter.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) OPTIS opens today for parents.
2)Parent-Teacher Interviews: Dec. 9th. Dismissal at 10:45.
3) No school Dec. 10th
4) Last day of school before Christmas break: Dec. 22nd.
5) Bring in an ornament for our Christmas tree this week.
6) Bring in a food bank items for Monday for our 12 days of kindness.
7) Christmas sock day on Monday!!!
December 2, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
8-9 will get one more class on Monday to work on the website. At that time I will reassess the progress overall. Some students may have to complete this at home as 5 classes will already have been given.

Due Dec. 7th (Revised due date)
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
8-8 will get two more to work on the website. At that time I will reassess the progress overall. Some students may have to complete this at home as 3 classes will already have been given.

Due Dec. 8thh (Revised due date)
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we did a double science and students learned about food chains. Tomorrow we will do a little bit more on chains, move to webs and then start a project (most likely Monday)
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we went outside for the class. We will finish our case study for those not done tomorrow. We will start Chapter 3 on Monday.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Report cards: Today Dec. 2nd. There are no paper copies!
2)Parent-Teacher Interviews: Dec. 9th. Dismissal at 10:45.
3) No school Dec. 10th
4) Last day of school before Christmas break: Dec. 22nd.
5) Bring in an ornament for our Christmas tree this week.
November 29, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we continued working on our website project. Due date Dec. 6th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Today we continued working on our website project. Due date Dec. 6th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today we continued working on our website project. Due date Dec. 6th.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
We will learn about food chains tomorrow!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Tomorrow we will do a case study that is open book (not need to prepare before hand). About 10 students did not bring their textbooks today. Please bring your textbooks to class unless told otherwise.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Report cards: Dec. 2nd
2)Parent-Teacher Interviews: Dec. 9th. Dismissal at 10:45.
3) No school Dec. 10th
4) Last day of school before Christmas break: Dec. 22nd.
5) Bring in an ornament for our Christmas tree this week.
November 25, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today students did an exit card on push and pull factors and then I guided them through the start of a website which they are creating for our Chapter 2 project.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Today I guided students through the start of a website which they are creating for our Chapter 2 project.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we did a review of abiotic and biotic factors and then students had to decide whether the biotic factors were producers, consumers or decomposers. We then watched some of the documentary 'Deep Blue' where we saw the activities of the top consumers such as sharks and orcas.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we did an exit card on the indigenous economies. Students will be doing a case study next week on the Europeans.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we did an exit card on the indigenous economies. Students will be doing a case study next week on the Europeans.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Report cards: Dec. 2nd
2)Parent-Teacher Interviews: Dec. 9th. Dismissal at 10:45.
3) No school Dec. 10th
4) Last day of school before Christmas break: Dec. 22nd.
5) Bring in an ornament for our Christmas tree for Monday.
November 24, 2021
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we corrected the worksheets from yesterday on producers, consumers and decomposers and then we did a little sketching activity on these three roles in the ecosystem.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we did a Unit self-reflection and then I showed the basics of hw to begin a website.

Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today we learned about push and pull factors in immigration. Tomorrow they will do an exit card.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we went over the European economies when they first colonized North America.

Tomorrow there will be an exit card on the Indigenous people information.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we went over the European economies when they first colonized North America.

Tomorrow there will be an exit card on the Indigenous people information.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Report cards: Dec. 2nd
2)Parent-Teacher Interviews: Dec. 9th. Dismissal at 10:45.
3) No school Dec. 10th
4) Last day of school before Christmas break: Dec. 22nd.
5) Bring in an ornament for our Christmas tree for Monday.
November 23, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today students learned about the needs and wants of the indigenous people and started a worksheet for review. There will be an exit card Thursday on this material.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today students learned about the needs and wants of the indigenous people and started a worksheet for review. There will be an exit card Thursday on this material.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today students did an exit card on push and pull factors and then watched a video tutorial on how to construct a Google sites. This was to get them ready for the chapter assignment.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Today students did an exit card on push and pull factors and then watched a video tutorial on how to construct a Google sites. This was to get them ready for the chapter assignment.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today students learned about consumers, producers and decomposers in each of our provinces 4 main ecosystems.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Report cards: Dec. 2nd
2)Parent-Teacher Interviews: Dec. 9th. Dismissal at 10:45.
3) No school Dec. 10th
4) Last day of school before Christmas break: Dec. 22nd.
November 19, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today we watched an episode of Land and Sea on the Mi'kmaq. Then they worked on their indigenous booklet on the Inuit section. This will be important for their website assignment.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Today we went over the Innu and Inuit in the Indigenous booklet. This will be important for their website assignment.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today I went over the Inuit and Question 2 in their booklet. This will be important for their website assignment.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today students did their questions in their Needs and Wants document.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
No class Dec. 10th for PD day

Early dismissal: Dec. 9th at 10:45 for parent teachers
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
We will finish our Needs and Wants sheet on Monday.
November 17, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we started our next unit with a look at the difference between a need and a want. Some great discussion.

Reminder to have any re-dos or fixing of assessments in to me by Friday
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we started our next unit with a look at the difference between a need and a want. Some great discussion.

Reminder to have any re-dos or fixing of assessments in to me by Friday
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Today I went over the Mi'kmaq section of the indigenous people's booklet.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today I went over the Mi'kmaq and Innu section of the Indigenous people's booklet.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Tomorrow I will go over the Mi'kmaq and Innu section of the Indigenous people's booklet.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we finished our salty seeds lab in class. We will be going outside for tomorrow's class and then starting Chapter 2 .
November 16, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today students got back their GAMER assessment for the 3 GAMER evaluations we have done so far. Students were to read the feedback given on all the items and then take the opportunity to work on anything they wished to improve or anything they missed. They also did a self-assessment (which they keep) about their progress and a reflection on anything they might improve or any roadblocks to their learning.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today students got back their GAMER assessment for the 3 GAMER evaluations we have done so far. Students were to read the feedback given on all the items and then take the opportunity to work on anything they wished to improve or anything they missed. They also did a self-assessment (which they keep) about their progress and a reflection on anything they might improve or any roadblocks to their learning.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today students got back their GAMER assessment for the 3 GAMER evaluations we have done so far. Students were to read the feedback given on all the items and then take the opportunity to work on anything they wished to improve or anything they missed. They also did a self-assessment (which they keep) about their progress and a reflection on anything they might improve or any roadblocks to their learning.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Today students got back their GAMER assessment for the 3 GAMER evaluations we have done so far. Students were to read the feedback given on all the items and then take the opportunity to work on anything they wished to improve or anything they missed. They also did a self-assessment (which they keep) about their progress and a reflection on anything they might improve or any roadblocks to their learning.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we worked on the lab (Salty Seeds). We will finish this tomorrow.

Please make sure you have your Chromebooks charged and ready to go each and everyday. I do a lot of work digitally so Chromebooks are important (though I do provide paper copies for anyone without a Chromebook at present)
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Demographic sheets were given out last week to students. Please look over these for any corrections. Make the corrections on the sheets. If no corrections, write on it no changes.
November 10, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today students got a chance to explore life in the trenches in the game Over the Top from the Canadian War Museum. https://www.warmuseum.ca/overthetop/game/

We will go back to the Indigenous booklet on Friday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today students got a chance to explore life in the trenches in the game Over the Top from the Canadian War Museum. https://www.warmuseum.ca/overthetop/game/

We will go back to the Indigenous booklet on Friday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Today students got a chance to explore life in the trenches in the game Over the Top from the Canadian War Museum. https://www.warmuseum.ca/overthetop/game/

We will go back to the Indigenous booklet on Friday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today students got a chance to explore life in the trenches in the game Over the Top from the Canadian War Museum. https://www.warmuseum.ca/overthetop/game/

We will do an exit card on disempowerment on Friday.

Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today students got a chance to explore life in the trenches in the game Over the Top from the Canadian War Museum. https://www.warmuseum.ca/overthetop/game/

We will do an exit card on disempowerment on Friday.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Picture Day is on Friday.

2) No school tomorrow or on Monday.

3) Demographic sheets were given out today to students. Please look over these for any corrections. Make the corrections on the sheets. If no corrections, write on it no changes.
November 8, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today we went over the reason for the extinction of the Beothuk.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we finished the documentary about living on a dollar a day in Nepal. We went over then about signs of personal disempowerment. Exit card on Disempowerment on Wednesday.

Tomorrow students will do Science instead of Socials and then the reverse on Wednesday. This is to accommodate our bean germination observations.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Today we went over the reason for the extinction of the Beothuk.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we went over the reason for the extinction of the Beothuk.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we started our salty seeds lab to see the impact abiotic factors can have on biotic factors.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
No class Thursday (Remembrance Day) and no class Monday (PD Day)
November 3, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we worked on the Mikmaq section of their Indigenous people booklet.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
On Friday we will work on the Mikmaq section of their Indigenous booklet.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
We will learn about disempowerment tomorrow and students will do an exit card on Friday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
We will learn about disempowerment tomorrow and students will do an exit card on Friday.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we finished our mini-lab on variables and did some practice on variables.
November 1, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today we finished watching Stealing Mary.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Today we finished watching Stealing Mary.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we finished watching Stealing Mary.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today students finished up their foldable on Empowerment.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we did some more practice work on the Scientific method. Tomorrow we will do a mini-lab to help reinforce the concepts we have done.
Adolescence
Assigned to Class: 100
1) No school Nov. 11th

2) Picture day: Nov. 12th

3) PD day: Nov. 15th.

4) Fundraiser order forms were due today.
October 26, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today students worked on vocab for Chapter 2 as an introduction to what they will be learning in this chapter.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Today students worked on vocab for Chapter 2 as an introduction to what they will be learning in this chapter.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we finished looking at the Scientific methods slideshow. I will upload this to Google classroom.

On Thursday and Friday we will do some practice on the Scientific method.

I gave back the marks today for the Ecosystem Study. Students who wish to improve their mark can do so by un-submitting their work and following the feedback I gave on their rubrics.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Tomorrow students will start their Empowerment foldable. They will need their textbooks and their binder with handouts.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Tomorrow students will start their Empowerment foldable. They will need their textbooks and their binder with handouts.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Fundraiser information was sent home today.

Still missing media consent forms.

Tomorrow is Denim Day...double denim preferred and pit vipers!
October 25, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today students did an introduction to the Chapter 2 vocab. We also finished off in class presentations.

Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today we learned about primary and secondary sources.

I am finding a lot of students in this class gaming or on other things when I am teaching. Unless given free time, Chromebooks should only be used for their intended purposes.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we started learning about the scientific method.

Ecosystem projects are now over due
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
In the next few days students will start their Empowerment foldable as a conclusion to this unit. This will be the first official assessment.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
In the next few days students will start their Empowerment foldable as a conclusion to this unit. This will be the first official assessment.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Fundraiser information was sent home today.

Still missing media consent forms.

Tomorrow is Troll Tuesday...crazy hair and crazy hat.
October 21, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we did an exit card on primary and secondary sources of information.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Today we did an exit card on primary and secondary sources of information.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
We will do an exit card on primary and secondary sources of information next class.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we finished off our ecosystems project and students had the opportunity to fix their lab and also do a practice quiz on the first chapters work.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we finished off our 5 pieces of empowerment and they will need this information for a foldable they will do next week.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Fundraiser information was sent home today.

Still missing media consent forms.

Spirit week is next week. List of activities posted in room 208.
October 20, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Today we finished the in-class presentations. Please forward videos ASAP if presenting by video.

Exit card tomorrow so students need their books and their Chromebooks.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we finished the in-class presentations. Please forward videos ASAP if presenting by video.

Exit card tomorrow so students need their books and their Chromebooks.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today we finished the in-class presentations. Please forward videos ASAP if presenting by video.

Exit card tomorrow so students need their books and their Chromebooks.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we finished looking at the 5 main types of empowerments and students will use this information to start an Empowerment Foldable tomorrow.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we started looking at the 5 main types of empowerments and students will use this information to start an Empowerment Foldable tomorrow.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Fundraiser information was sent home today.

Still missing media consent forms.

Spirit week is next week. List of activities posted in room 208.




October 19, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today we continued our presentations.

Please submit videos TODAY!!!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Today we continued our presentations.

Please submit videos TODAY!!!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we started learning about 5 types of empowerment important to our everyday lives. Students started filling out a worksheet that they will use for their GAMER assessment this week.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today was day 3 of our ecosystem project. Students should have finished this by the end of the class. Due Oct. 21st.

Next class I am giving time for a second chance opportunities for those who did not do well on the lab. This will be a time to read the feedback I gave on the lab and to demonstrate growth in learning.

Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we continued our presentations.

Please submit videos TODAY!!!
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Still missing media consent forms. These are very important.

Spirit week is next week. List of activities posted in room 208.

Information about this years fundraiser to be sent out soon! It will be a peeler booklet.
October 18, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we continued watching the Human Rights commercials and then I assigned #11 in their booklet.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we continued watching the Human Rights commercials and then I assigned #11 in their booklet.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Took advantage of the rare sunshine to go outside. We will finish up the
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Artifact presentations started today.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Artifact presentations started today.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today was Day 2 of the Ecosystems project.
October 15, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Today we finished our mini-assignment on the Historical method.

The artifact assignment is due by midnight tonight. Presentations on Monday for those not doing the video option.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today we started our in class mini-assignment on the Historical method. Most finished this in class today.

The artifact assignment is due by midnight tonight. Presentations on Monday for those not doing the video option.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we reviewed the Canadian Charter of Rights and the United nations Declaration of Human Rights and Freedoms.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we reviewed the Canadian Charter of Rights and the United nations Declaration of Human Rights and Freedoms.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we started our in-class ecosystem study. It is posted in Google classroom. Due Oct. 21st.

If in-class time is used wisely there should be no need to do any work at home.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
We are still accepting gently used coats for Coats for Kids until Tuesday the 19th.
October 14, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today students completed #4 in their History and the Historian booklet.

Artifact assignment should be turned in though Google classroom or emailed by midnight tomorrow.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today students should have completed their Digital Foldable on the Historical Method

Artifact assignment should be turned in though Google classroom or emailed by midnight tomorrow.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Students had to complete their niche sheets from yesterday. If done they then were to complete their vocab (in booklet). There was also an extra sheet for practice on biotic and abiotic factors.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today students learned about human rights and the Canadian Charter of Rights. Tomorrow I will conferencing with students about what we have learned so far as part of their GAMER assessment.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today students learned about human rights and the Canadian Charter of Rights. Tomorrow I will conferencing with students about what we have learned so far as part of their GAMER assessment.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Please return the media consent forms ASAP!!
October 13, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we learned about Power and Authority.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we learned about Power and Authority.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today students started their Historical method Digital Foldable. Details on Google classroom and this is done in class.

Artifact assignment due this Friday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Today students started their Historical method Digital Foldable. Details on Google classroom and this is done in class.

Artifact assignment due this Friday.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today students did extra practice on niche and habitat.

Many students did not turn in their Science Lab. It is IMPORTANT that students click the 'turn in' button in Google classroom.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Please return the NLESD media consent forms if not done already.

2) Thanks for all the contributions to the Food Bank

3) Phones are supposed to be stored in lockers and not used during school time unless a teacher has given permission.
October 12, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we looked at the Historical method of research and then students had a bit more time to work on their project for Friday.

Artifact assignment due Friday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today we looked at the Historical method of research and then students had a bit more time to work on their project for Friday.

Artifact assignment due Friday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Today we looked at the Historical method of research and then students had a bit more time to work on their project for Friday.

Artifact assignment due Friday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today students finished off their legal milestones and then joined the Google classroom and looked at the Legal Milestones booklet put out by the Child an Youth Advocate.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we looked at the concept of Niche and Habitat.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Please return the NLESD media consent forms if not done already.

2) Thanks for all the contributions to the Food Bank

3) Phones are supposed to be stored in lockers and not used during school time unless a teacher has given permission.
October 8, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today students finished legal milestones and then students had the chance to look through the Legal Milestones booklet by the Child and youth Advocate.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today students were given in class time to work on their Artifact project due Oct. 15th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Today students were given in class time to work on their Artifact project due Oct. 15th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today students were given in class time to work on their Artifact project due Oct. 15th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
We will finish the topic of legal milestones on Tuesday.

Many students are coming to class without pencils. At junior high level students need to take responsibility for being prepared. Next week I will start to document this on our 360 program.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
No school on Monday.

Thanks for all the food items this week. Although we didn't win the most points, 8-8 showed a real spirit of giving. We ended with 170 points in total.

Picture Day Nov. 12th
October 7, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today I gave students the opportunity to work on their artifact assignment. Due on the 15th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Tomorrow I will give students the opportunity to work on their artifact assignment. Due on the 15th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Tomorrow I will give students the opportunity to work on their artifact assignment. Due on the 15th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we learned about Legal Milestones. Tomorrow we will finish this and also take a look at the Legal Milestones booklet from the office of the Child and Youth advocate.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we learned about niche and habitat.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
No school on Monday.

Tomorrow is the last day of the food drive. Let's get our highest point total for our class. We need to beat our personal best of 60 points!

Picture Day Nov. 12th
October 6, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we learned about individual and collective past. Students completed number 2 in their History and the Historian booklet.

Artifact assignment due Oct. 15th. Presentations can be done in class or through video.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Today we learned about individual and collective past. Students completed number 2 in their History and the Historian booklet.

Artifact assignment due Oct. 15th. Presentations can be done in class or through video.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today students continued learning about the levels of organization in nature. WE did work in our booklet.

Please make sure your labs are turned in in Google classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we learned about legal milestones students will encounter in their lives. They also learned about age of majority.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we learned about legal milestones students will encounter in their lives. They also learned about age of majority.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Artifact assignment due Oct. 15th. Presentations can be done in class or through video.
October 5, 2021
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we went over the Levels of Organization: Organism/ Population/ Community and Ecosystem.

Don't forget to turn in your lab!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today students worked on a Me in 20 Years sheet to get them thinking about the future and how they can empower themselves to attain their goals.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today students worked on a Me in 20 Years sheet to get them thinking about the future and how they can empower themselves to attain their goals.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Today I went over the Artifact Assignment in Google classroom due Oct. 15th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today I went over the Artifact Assignment in Google classroom due Oct. 15th
October 1, 2021
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today students worked on their lab write-up. Students who weren't here were paired up with students who were here.

The lab is to be turned in by Monday at 2.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we did a lesson on Orange Shirt Day ad the purpose of residential schools and their lingering impacts on the indigenous people.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we did a lesson on Orange Shirt Day ad the purpose of residential schools and their lingering impacts on the indigenous people.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we did a lesson on Orange Shirt Day ad the purpose of residential schools and their lingering impacts on the indigenous people.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Today we did a lesson on Orange Shirt Day ad the purpose of residential schools and their lingering impacts on the indigenous people.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Tuesday to Friday of next week is our Thanksgiving Day food drive. As usual, the class that gets the most points will win recess for their class. Please let your families know that this is coming up as some of them may like to donate an item or two.
3 Point items: Tea, coffee, sugar, cereal, jam and canned sandwich meats/tuna
2 Point items: Milk, pasta sauce, soups, canned ravioli / spaghetti type items, canned fruit
All other items are 1 point items.
Thanks in advance for your help with this. All items will be donated to the CBS / Paradise Food Bank.

2) No school Oct. 11th
September 28, 2021
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we did a double science class. First class was our walk around the school yard and groups had to find biotic and abiotic factors around Villanova and take measurements of water temperature, soil temperature etc. In class 2, we started our lab write up on the Chromebooks.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today we looked at some artifacts again and talked about what they can tell us about the past.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
No homework. We did not do anything in our booklet today.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
No homework. We did not do anything in our booklet today.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
No school tomorrow or Thursday. Tomorrow PL and Thursday is to Honour Truth and Reconciliation Day.

Still missing some student information forms and I also need the media consent forms. Please pass in Friday/
September 27, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we started to look at personal empowerment. Students have an Empowerment booklet that is to be placed in their binder.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we looked at the 6 elements of history. The slideshow is in Google classroom. We completed 1 and 2 in the History and the Historian Booklet.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we started to look at personal empowerment. Students have an Empowerment booklet that is to be placed in their binder.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today I did a prelab on our School Yard Lab we will do tomorrow. Please come dressed for outside.

We also did practice on abiotic and biotic factors in an ecosystem.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today we started to look at how artifacts can tell us things about the past.

The History and the Historian Booklet and Slideshow is in Google classroom for anyone who missed time in class.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1)No school Wednesday and Thursday.

2) Please return the Media Consent forms emailed out to parents.
September 23, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today students started Unit One called history and the historian. They discussed what does history mean to them.

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Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today students started Unit One called history and the historian. They discussed what does history mean to them.

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Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Students will start Unit One tomorrow on Empowerment. They should have a socials binder/ duotang (preferably red)

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Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Students will start Unit One tomorrow on Empowerment. They should have a socials binder/ duotang (preferably red)

Google classroom code: rq7w2rv
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today students explored the concept of abiotic and abiotic factors.

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Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Tomorrow is VJH Colours Day!Wear your blue and represent VJH!

2) Make sure Chromebooks are charged at night for the next day!

3) I will be back on Monday! Looking forward to seeing you :)
September 20, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Students participated in Student Vote.

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Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Students participated in Student Vote.

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Adolescence
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Students participated in Student Vote.

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Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Students participated in Student Vote.

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Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Students participated in Student Vote.

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September 19, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Students will be participating in Student Vote tomorrow.

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Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Students will be participating in Student Vote tomorrow.

Google classroom code: rq7w2rv
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Students will be participating in Student Vote tomorrow.

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Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Students will be participating in Student Vote tomorrow.

Google classroom code: xlbotoi
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Students will be participating in Student Vote tomorrow.

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Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
On Tuesday students will start Unit One on Ecosystems. Students will need a yellow duotang for booklets and handouts.
September 17, 2021
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we continued on with lab safety. I will go over the lab safety activities in the booklet and then we will move onto Unit 1 on Ecosystems.

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Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we went outside for class.

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Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-9
Today I just showed students how to vote and then we went outside :)

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Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-7
Today I just showed students how to vote and then we went outside :)
xlbotoi
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today I just showed students how to vote and then we went outside :)

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