Homework Assigned By: Gillingham, Christina
June 10, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Exam Permission forms due tomorrow.
Ride for Dad coin donations
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Continuing with Socials Centers on Wednesday. No class tomorrow. Students absent will have to see me in the morning to catch up on what was missed.
May 29, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Vocab Quiz tomorrow... Class review was AMAZING! That is all you need to review. nothing more! See google classroom for the full list of 10 words and make sure you bring your booklet COMPLETED to class tomorrow. The Power Point presentation with all definitions are also in Google Classroom.
May 28, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
VOCAB Quiz on Thursday. We will spend the class reviewing tomorrow. ALSO.... Have your booklets completed and ready to be collected tomorrow. Th PPT Presentation is in the Google Classroom
May 27, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Continued and some have finished their Booklets today. All 9 remaining questions were assigned today and the booklet will be collected on Wednesday.

Review the key words for a vocab quiz on Thursday
May 24, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Check the google classroom for information.
We will be having a vocab quiz on the words listed in google classroom on May 31. It will be reviewed in class as well and the vocab quiz is to make certain you understand the words you are using in this unit.
Don't Forget.... Find out the full name of Thomas Moore ___________ before he became No. 20 and forced to assimilate!!
Happy Weekend!!
May 23, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Continued today with Residential Schools, Definitions and Booklets. This booklet will be graded, please make certain it is in class or print off a copy from the google classroom.
Music
Assigned to Class: 7-8
RipTide Song playing assessment continued today. If you were absent or practiced during class today, you must come to see me during the day to play your Riptide song. Mornings before class, Recess, Lunch (either half) afterschool. This needs to be completed before Day 3 Friday May 31, 2019. Marks will be updated in Powerschool ASAP
May 3, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
SOAR Memorial Food Drive taking place all next week in honour of Alex and Riley Mercer. CBS/Paradise Food Sharing association are looking for Lipton Noodles and side kicks, Tin Soup, Stews, Tin Vegetables, Tin Milk etc. All donations are gratefully accepted and definitely appreciated.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Students should finish their Louis Riel booklet. these will be used as part of our study guide for the chapter quiz the end of May. Dates around the 27/28 I will confirm next week on Wednesday.

Chapter Assignments on Confederation was also due today. Still a few outstanding. PLease submit via email. christinagillingham@nlesd.ca
May 2, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
ASSIGNMENT DUE TOMORROW :O)
May 1, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
No Socials today.... Just a reminder that all Socials assignments are due on Friday May 3. Early bird deadline has passed :o)
April 29, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Reminder that the Socials Chapter project is due on Friday May 3, early bird is Tuesday April 30. Check Google classroom for assignment details.
Reminder, this assignment was passed out on April 11, 2019
April 16, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Choices for Youth has put a call out for toiletries for their clientele. They provide services for almost 1100 homeless teens every year. Some of these teens live on couches from home to home, some in homeless shelters, some in emergency centres, some in the streets. The organization also provides a teaching program for teen moms. There are 45 of them and they have 60 children.

All of these teens are in desperate need for any of these items:

Toothpaste
Toothbrushes
Soap
Shampoo
Hairbrushes
Diapers
Wipes
Baby cream
Deodorant
Razors
Towels
Facecloths
Blankets

I have personally contributed two items per child in the homeroom and hope that 7-7 can continue to contribute to this act of giving!
Thanks for any and all contributions.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today went over some information for choices 3 & 4 of the chapter assignment. Look on Google Classroom for a copy of the assignment and each choice rubric.

Due date May 3 Early Bird any date before April 30 (Bonus 5 marks)

Today completed introduction into Unit Four- Cultural Empowerment.
April 15, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Annual Hockey tournament payment and form due TOMORROW Tuesday April 15
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Chapter Assignment passed out and published in Google Classroom. Due Date is May 3 Early Bird is April 30 or Before.
April 9, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we looked at Political cartoons and Caricatures. We started to create our own John A MacDonald, George Brown or George Etienne Cartier Sketches!
Nothing due. Assignment to follow.
April 4, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
John A Movie was completed today in class. We will begin an in class activity and a take home assignment will be passed out on Monday. There has been a slight change in the time line due to the Ski trip and Outdoor events last week and we missed a class.
April 2, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Any student with a Letter of reply for the Great Canadian Mail Race, please bring it along tomorrow. I will be mailing it in the Afternoon!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Almost completed John A Bio film. I will provide the link below (full film) for anyone who has missed a portion of the movie... the assignment will be passed out on Thursday.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRtp-ooeC3Q
April 1, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Continued with John A The Birth of a Country Bio Film today. The in class chapter booklets are now past due.
March 27, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Remainder of Socials Confederation booklet due on Friday. If absent, please submit on Monday.
Started John A The Birth of a Country
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Parent teacher interviews tomorrow. Students dismissed by 10:45 Interviews start at 12:00. Optis scheduler is opened until 10am on Thursday. After that time, you will need to contact the office for an appointment time
March 26, 2019
Music
Assigned to Class: 5-1
All the choirs at Villanova will be performing at a Villanova Junior High Chapters night on Thursday April 11, 2019 between 6-8 pm. This event is taking place during literacy week and a portion of the evening profit will be returned back to Villanova for purchase of reading materials for the LRC, classroom libraries and to update the French reading library and our developing learning commons area.
The Grade 5 choir will perform from 6:10- 6:30, Grade 6 choir will perform from 6:40- 7:00 and VJH Glee from 7:15-7:40. In between choir performances there will be special presentations of solos, duets, trios from all grade levels.
Choir members are asked to wear their Jeans and anything Blue or their Villanova T-Shirt/hoodie. We want to represent Villanova as much as possible and fill the store with Villanova Spirit!
Music
Assigned to Class: 5-2
All the choirs at Villanova will be performing at a Villanova Junior High Chapters night on Thursday April 11, 2019 between 6-8 pm. This event is taking place during literacy week and a portion of the evening profit will be returned back to Villanova for purchase of reading materials for the LRC, classroom libraries and to update the French reading library and our developing learning commons area.
The Grade 5 choir will perform from 6:10- 6:30, Grade 6 choir will perform from 6:40- 7:00 and VJH Glee from 7:15-7:40. In between choir performances there will be special presentations of solos, duets, trios from all grade levels.
Choir members are asked to wear their Jeans and anything Blue or their Villanova T-Shirt/hoodie. We want to represent Villanova as much as possible and fill the store with Villanova Spirit!
Music
Assigned to Class: 5-3
All the choirs at Villanova will be performing at a Villanova Junior High Chapters night on Thursday April 11, 2019 between 6-8 pm. This event is taking place during literacy week and a portion of the evening profit will be returned back to Villanova for purchase of reading materials for the LRC, classroom libraries and to update the French reading library and our developing learning commons area.
The Grade 5 choir will perform from 6:10- 6:30, Grade 6 choir will perform from 6:40- 7:00 and VJH Glee from 7:15-7:40. In between choir performances there will be special presentations of solos, duets, trios from all grade levels.
Choir members are asked to wear their Jeans and anything Blue or their Villanova T-Shirt/hoodie. We want to represent Villanova as much as possible and fill the store with Villanova Spirit!
Music
Assigned to Class: 5-4
All the choirs at Villanova will be performing at a Villanova Junior High Chapters night on Thursday April 11, 2019 between 6-8 pm. This event is taking place during literacy week and a portion of the evening profit will be returned back to Villanova for purchase of reading materials for the LRC, classroom libraries and to update the French reading library and our developing learning commons area.
The Grade 5 choir will perform from 6:10- 6:30, Grade 6 choir will perform from 6:40- 7:00 and VJH Glee from 7:15-7:40. In between choir performances there will be special presentations of solos, duets, trios from all grade levels.
Choir members are asked to wear their Jeans and anything Blue or their Villanova T-Shirt/hoodie. We want to represent Villanova as much as possible and fill the store with Villanova Spirit!
Music
Assigned to Class: 5-5
All the choirs at Villanova will be performing at a Villanova Junior High Chapters night on Thursday April 11, 2019 between 6-8 pm. This event is taking place during literacy week and a portion of the evening profit will be returned back to Villanova for purchase of reading materials for the LRC, classroom libraries and to update the French reading library and our developing learning commons area.
The Grade 5 choir will perform from 6:10- 6:30, Grade 6 choir will perform from 6:40- 7:00 and VJH Glee from 7:15-7:40. In between choir performances there will be special presentations of solos, duets, trios from all grade levels.
Choir members are asked to wear their Jeans and anything Blue or their Villanova T-Shirt/hoodie. We want to represent Villanova as much as possible and fill the store with Villanova Spirit!
Music
Assigned to Class: 6-1
All the choirs at Villanova will be performing at a Villanova Junior High Chapters night on Thursday April 11, 2019 between 6-8 pm. This event is taking place during literacy week and a portion of the evening profit will be returned back to Villanova for purchase of reading materials for the LRC, classroom libraries and to update the French reading library and our developing learning commons area.
The Grade 5 choir will perform from 6:10- 6:30, Grade 6 choir will perform from 6:40- 7:00 and VJH Glee from 7:15-7:40. In between choir performances there will be special presentations of solos, duets, trios from all grade levels.
Choir members are asked to wear their Jeans and anything Blue or their Villanova T-Shirt/hoodie. We want to represent Villanova as much as possible and fill the store with Villanova Spirit!
March 25, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Locker Clean Up will happen on Wednesday. Please bring home any completed work, gym clothes in need of a washing and lunch items. Throw out garbage and recycle papers etc. There is a gift card up for grabs for a clean up and tidy up!

Thursday- Parent/teacher/Student interviews. Optis is opened for scheduling. Classes conclude @ 10:45AM Interviews begin @ 12:00
March 22, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Day two of class activity on Canada's Confederation. We will continue on more session for the Quebec Conference and the reasons for and against confederation on Tuesday. No Socials class on Monday.
Happy Weekend!
March 13, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Chapter test tomorrow.
March 12, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Socials Test on Thursday. Good review class today. NO class tomorrow.
Check Google Classroom for missing study material.
March 11, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Chapter 6 and Levels of Government test on Thursday. Full class today for review of topics and test format. Please check google classroom for any missing study notes/activities
March 8, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we had an excellent review for the chapter 6 test next Thursday. All materials as well as a study review guide has gone home and is also in google classroom. Monday we will complete the review. Tuesday we will start chapter 7, No class Wednesday and Thursday is the chapter test.
Have a good weekend!
March 4, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Mini Enrichment was discussed during homeroom today. If you are interested in participating, applications are due by March 12. Please complete the form and a cheque, return it directly to the office.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Mini Enrichment was discussed during homeroom today. If you are interested in participating, applications are due by March 12. Please complete the form and a cheque, return it directly to the office.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
No Class today. Reminder that tomorrow we will continue to work on Chapter 6 booklet in preparation for the chapter test on March 12, Day 2 period 5. The test format will be shared in Google Classroom and in class.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
No Class today. Reminder that tomorrow we will continue to work on Chapter 6 booklet in preparation for the chapter test on March 14, Day 4 period 6. The test format will be shared in Google Classroom and in class.
February 22, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Socials class today was a focus on Reformers and the influence of the church on the people in 1800's BNA.
Introduced Joseph Howe, more to come on Monday.
No Homework.
Happy Weekend.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday February 27 also I will be hosting Winter Warm up during lunch. Hot Chocolate and Treats for the homeroom during 1st lunch.

Please send along email for any absences your child might have had this month so Attendance can be kept up to date.
February 8, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
DON'T FORGET TO COMPLETE YOUR IN CLASS FOLDABLE AND ASSIGNMENT ON THE WEEKEND! ABSOLUTE DEADLINE IS MONDAY FEB. 11
CHECK GOOGLE CLASSROOM FOR INFORMATION!
February 6, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we began our in class activity that is connected to the book resource provided in class. Also, students are encouraged to use their TERMS TO KNOW sheets that include names, titles and examples required for this sheet. If you were absent, this sheet is in Google Classroom and is required for your in class assignment.
February 4, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we connected the main terms based on the google slides we did on Friday. Focusing on Federal Government and the many parts that make up Parliament. Check Google Classroom for any definitions and information you might have missed today.
February 1, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Chapter Tests were passed back today. Marks are in Power School.

Chapter 6/7 is in full swing with three Levels of Government, beginning with the Federal Level: Monarch+ Senate+ House of Commons. Slide Show is in Google Classroom as well as terms to know.
Music
Assigned to Class: 6-1
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4-C-bmjliY
Can You Hear Me Link Grade 6 Choir members have a listen and make sure you know your lyrics for monday!

Rehearsal was BEAUTIFUL AND POWERFUL Today... See you Monday!
Music
Assigned to Class: 6-2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4-C-bmjliY
Can You Hear Me Link Grade 6 Choir members have a listen and make sure you know your lyrics for monday!

Rehearsal was BEAUTIFUL AND POWERFUL Today... See you Monday!
Music
Assigned to Class: 6-3
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4-C-bmjliY
Can You Hear Me Link Grade 6 Choir members have a listen and make sure you know your lyrics for monday!

Rehearsal was BEAUTIFUL AND POWERFUL Today... See you Monday!
Music
Assigned to Class: 6-4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4-C-bmjliY
Can You Hear Me Link Grade 6 Choir members have a listen and make sure you know your lyrics for monday!

Rehearsal was BEAUTIFUL AND POWERFUL Today... See you Monday!
January 22, 2019
Music
Assigned to Class: 7-7
The Last in class opportunity to complete your solo playing test was today. The four students who have not completed the solo test must do so BEFORE January 25. I am available before Homeroom, Lunchtimes and After school, the solo piece will take 60 seconds to play.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
No Class today- Reminder that the Socials Test for Chapter 5 is on Monday January 28, 2019 Day 7 Period 1.
Study guides have been passed out, Booklets required for studying are: People of BNA and Daily Life of BNA, both corrected and marks in power school as well as passed back for student review.
January 14, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
All but Two reponse sheets are in, I will pass them back tomorrow. Marks will be released in PowerSchool tomorrow as well.
The Booklet on the People of BNA has been corrected, grades put in PowerSchool and released today.

Today we discussed the Center assignment that we are going to do this week on Lifestyles of BNA,
There will be three full class periods dedicated to the working on this assignment. If you are absent in the next three days, you are responsible for doing this work at home. The google slides will be posted in the socials google classroom.

Reminder that the socials test is scheduled for two weeks from today, January 28, day 7
See you tomorrow.
January 11, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
The in class film, The First Winter has been posted to the GOOGLE CLASSROOM along with the response sheet. If you were absent from class this week and did not view it or complete the response sheet, please make certain you complete this by Monday Jan.14
On Monday we will begin our in class chapter Assignment. Please have your textbook and a pencil for this activity. I will provide the remainder.
Chapter 5 test has been scheduled for January 28 Day 7 period 2
Music
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Just a reminder that class time for solo playing tests is not completed. If you used your class time for practice, that's perfect... you need to stop by the music room any lunchtime to play your test. Grades will be updated in Power School as tests are completed.
Music
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Just a reminder that class time for solo playing tests is not completed. If you used your class time for practice, that's perfect... you need to stop by the music room any lunchtime to play your test. Grades will be updated in Power School as tests are completed.
January 10, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we completed and in class Response on the video The First Winter. Students were not permitted to take this home as it was is an in class case study.

Booklets will be handed back tomorrow. Keep them for the chapter test later this month. Marks will be in Power school
January 8, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we looked at the 'Survival' tools newcomers required for living on the land in BNA in the 1800's. We generated a list of ideas : Housing, Food, Clothing, Transportation and Pastimes and started a National Film Board of Canada movie called FIRST WINTER- a story of an irish immigrant family living in the Ottawa Valley in 1813 and their life during their first winter. We will continue tomorrow!

Booklets need to be passed in tomorrow :o)
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Book Orders were taken by some. A Special offer this month of ordering online- Free book details in the book order.

Any classroom orders are due by Monday January 14
January 7, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
The Chapter booklet is due on Wednesday January 9. Monday's class was a working session to help complete this booklet as well as six classes prior to the Christmas Break:o)

December 13, 2018
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Christmas Dinner on December 18 must be paid in advance by tomorrow Dec.14, 2018
Can be paid by cash ($6.75) or by debit or Chartwells card.

Internet Safety lessons happening in Periods 1 & 2 on Friday morning.... it's gonna be good conversation and learning!!!

Toonies for Turkeys ongoing until December 18, 2018... all donations are gratefully accepted:o)
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Examined the French Habitants/ Acadian French and completed have of section 2 in the booklet- No Homework tonight.
December 12, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Immigrants Booklet page one answered and corrected today. Good Work- great class.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
The Cafeteria is hosting a Turkey Dinner for students on Tuesday December 18 by pre order only.
Lunch consists of Turkey, Mash Potatoes, Veggies, Dressing, Gravy and Cranberry Sauce for $6.75
All meals must be ordered and prepaid by Friday.
Music
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Awesome Class today. Class 1 of Counting Stars or Hippopotamus or I'm Yours students choice and full class practice- Well Done:o)
December 11, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we learned about the economies of early British North America and the colonies of The Province of Canada, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, and the North Western Territories, Vancouver's Island, New Caledonia,Ruperts Land.
Tomorrow we begin our booklet on the immigrants who settled and grew a nation.
No Homework or assignments today.
December 5, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Unit 3 Chapter 5 started today- Political Empowerment.
Booklets will start tomorrow.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Parent Teacher Report Card conferences are Thursday Dec. 6. Students are dismissed at 10:45 am Appointments are scheduled through OPTIS

Book Fair until Friday.
Toy Drive until Friday

Students in 7-7 are permitted to attend their conferences with me, it is welcomed :o)
December 3, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
No Assigned work today. Worked through the concepts of Demographic, Social Trend and Global Economy.
All assignments/re do assignments and chapter test has been passed back last week. Check Power school for updates. Will be adding the Foldable and RMR in class to the power School information by Wednesday.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Report Cards went home on Thursday. Please use OPTIS to arrange for a parent Teacher interview, encourage your children to attend their meeting as well.
'Thursday December 6- Early Dismissal at 10:45 am
' Monday December 10 PD Day for teachers no classes for students.
' Riley Mercer Toy Drive on going until December 10
'Toonies for Turkeys (Paradise/CBS Food sharing association) a $1.00 or $2.00 donation is appreciated
'VJH Scholastic Book Fair in the LRC all week December 3-7 opened after school until 3:30 and during Parent Teacher Interviews on Thursday.
' Last day of classes December 21
November 26, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Socials Test has been passed back today. Grades are in power school.
Chapter Assignments are also in Power School. Still missing 4 assignments. Emails have been sent. Please send me your Assignment by 6 pm today to avoid late penalty.

Rick Mercer Job Sector Video in class activity will begin tomorrow. Please have your foldable with you in class.
November 22, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Chapter Test tomorrow Morning.

Early Bird Assignment due today.... Regular due date is Monday November 26.
Check out twitter @VillanovaSchool @gillingahmc for out coverbridge chip post :o)
November 19, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Week Ahead.....
1) Socials Test on Friday Nov. 23 Day 6 period 2
2) Early Bird submission on Nov.22
3) All assignments are due in by Nov 26 (Monday)
4) Check Google Classroom for updated information on Important terms for the chapter test. These were also passed out in class today.
Music
Assigned to Class: 5-5
Still missing Recorders in class
Music
Assigned to Class: 5-3
Still Missing Recorders in class
November 16, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Socials Class are reminded of their take home assignment. Use Google Classroom for assignment information as well as sample organizers for the project format.

Socials Chapter quiz on Nov 23
November 15, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Socials Test is November 23 as well, Chapter TAKE HOME assignment has been passed out, reviewed, posted in Google Classroom and Sample HOW TO slides have been created for students to follow. This is NOT an in school project. This is a take home assignment to see how well students can work, organize and pace themselves with information they have learned. Access to Google Classroom is essential as all assignments will be completed and submitted in Google Classroom.
Below is a copy of the assignment that has been passed out and posted to the classroom:

Socials 7 Chapter 3 Assignment Take Home Project

Date due November 26, 2018 (Day 7). A BONUS mark (3 points) will be given to anyone who completes and submits their assignment by the early bird deadline of November 22, 2018(Day 5)

GOOGLE CLASSROOM HAS TWO SAMPLE IDEAS FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT

Choice One: Make a Change

Research TWO Organizations/Groups whose purpose is to reduce and/or eliminate poverty. One organization must be within Canada and the second organization should be found globally.
Examples are, but not limited to; The Salvation Army, The Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity, Plan Canada, Oxfam, The Global Poverty Project, ONE, Make Poverty History, Me to We, World Vision

Put the answers to these questions below in a Google slideshow for each organization

1. Name of Organization and founder of the organization (who created the program)
2. When did the organization start? (Date and Location)
3. What is their specific mission or goal? (Often called the Mission Statement)
4. A) How are they working towards eliminating poverty? (A minimum of one paragraph- 4-5 sentences)
B) What part of the world do they help in eliminating poverty? (GLOBAL ONLY)
5. Please include the organizations web address


Choice Two: Poverty Awareness Visual Project


Create a visual/text display on poverty for TWO locations: One from Newfoundland/or Canada AND one from another country in the world. You are to include images that reflect what poverty looks like here in Newfoundland/ Canada and around the world. Also you are to include 3 ideas you have about how we as a society and as individuals, including as students, can help eliminate poverty in the world. You can do this as a Google slideshow or PowerPoint and must include the following elements:

Part A) Include 5 pictures of what poverty looks like here in Newfoundland/ Canada. Include captions describing the images

Part B) Include 5 pictures of what poverty looks like in other nations/ continents. Include captions describing the images

Part C) Include 3 specific ideas you have about how we as a society and as individuals can help eliminate poverty in the world.
November 13, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Habitat for Humanity completed today. Make sure your booklets are in class for final day tomorrow. The chapter assignment will be passed out tomorrow as well as an early bird due date.
Chapter Quiz is November 23. The booklet is the study guide.
October 31, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we completed the Dragon's Den Student episodes of Screaming Brothers and iforemini.com and moved into Poverty. We completed up to #16 in the booklet and will finish this section tomorrow along with Mortgages and buying a home.
No Homework. A chapter test has been assigned for November 23. Nore details to follow.
October 23, 2018
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Clothing Orders will be taken tomorrow during school time. The order form was sent home today and is also available on the school website.

Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we continued with our Economic Empowerment Booklet, focusing on two types of economic systems, Capitalism and Socialism. Will continue tomorrow with Types of businesses and economic terms.
October 9, 2018
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
School fundraiser orders are due back in tomorrow(Wednesday)

Photo orders are due on Thursday or online
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
No Socials Today.
Quiz was passed back on Friday last week.
Music
Assigned to Class: 5-2
Recorders Please... we start playing this week!
Music
Assigned to Class: 5-4
Recorders Please... we start playing this week!
Music
Assigned to Class: 5-5
Recorders Please... we start playing this week!
Music
Assigned to Class: 5-1
Recorders Please... we start playing this week!
October 5, 2018
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
School Photos went home today :O)
Orders can be placed online or returned to school by October 11

Thank You for the food donations, Terry Fox donations, your kindness knows no bounds :o)
Happy Thanksgiving!
October 4, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Chapter One Quiz returned today. All marks for Chapter One are in Power School. All parents/Guardians should be able to access Power School with the information either provided at Curriculum night or the letter mailed home.

Completed the Universal Rights ads and will begin Chapter 2 tomorrow.
Music
Assigned to Class: 5-5
Please bring your RECORDER to MUSIC class tomorrow!!!! Happy to start playing and making music together!!!
Music
Assigned to Class: 5-3
Please bring your RECORDER to MUSIC class tomorrow!!!! Happy to start playing and making music together!!!
Music
Assigned to Class: 5-4
Please bring your RECORDER to MUSIC class tomorrow!!!! Happy to start playing and making music together!!!
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Terry Fox tomorrow. Please come prepared to walk outside on the trail. Sneakers and weather appropriate clothes
:o)

October 3, 2018
Music
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Just a reminder to come prepared in your next music class to complete your personal playlist activity. Write down 3-5 of your current artists/bands/sources of music you enjoy and 3-5 ALL TIME influential musicians. Bring this to your next class on Day 5 Thursday October 11
Music
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Just a reminder to come prepared in your next music class to complete your personal playlist activity. Write down 3-5 of your current artists/bands/sources of music you enjoy and 3-5 ALL TIME influential musicians. Bring this to your next class on Day 3 Tuesday October 9
Music
Assigned to Class: 7-1
Just a reminder to come prepared in your next music class to complete your personal playlist activity. Write down 3-5 of your current artists/bands/sources of music you enjoy and 3-5 ALL TIME influential musicians. Bring this to your next class on Day 1 Thursday October 4
Music
Assigned to Class: 7-3
Just a reminder to come prepared in your next music class to complete your personal playlist activity. Write down 3-5 of your current artists/bands/sources of music you enjoy and 3-5 ALL TIME influential musicians. Bring this to your next class on Day 2 Friday October 5
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
In class quiz completed today! Excellent work everyone :o)
Starting chapter two tomorrow and finishing the Human Rights videos
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
' Fundraising Orders ongoing
' Terry Fox Walk on Friday... come dressed to walk the trail
' Thanksgiving Food Drive donations gratefully accepted.
October 2, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
The Socials quiz is tomorrow. Remember the review that we did today and this will be awesome tomorrow!!
September 28, 2018
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
No classes for students on Monday. Professional Learning day on October 1 for all staff.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Socials Quiz on Wednesday October 3
All study sheets and Brochure assignments have been passed out. Please check google classroom if you have left your sheets to study in school. We will have an in class review on Tuesday.
September 27, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
No Socials Class today. Remember to have all your materials for tomorrow and make certain you have joined the google classroom.
Music
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Think of your favourite songs and artists/bands to help complete your play list tomorrow!!!
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
The School Fundraiser has gone home. if you have not seen it, please ask your child for the information.

Terry Fox walk on Friday October 5

No school for students on Monday October 1, Professional Learning for Teachers.
September 26, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today's class focused on the Home children of Canada's history and their experience and disempowerment. We will continue with that on Friday's class as well as there will be two videos posted to the google classroom on the topics we discussed today- I will show portions of them in class on Friday as well!
Chapter one Quiz on Wednesday- 10 Fill in the Blank and 5 Legal and Authority Questions.
Terms to know sheet has been passed out as the review/study guideline.
September 24, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Good Morning.... We are LIVE in class right now.... Don't forget to add yourself to the socials Google Classroom: 8e70ccl

Socials Quiz on Oct.3, Day 7 P.2
Terms sheet passed out in class today
September 20, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today most people finished their in class brochure. If you were absent yesterday, you can complete it tonight and pass it along.
Tomorrow, we will start an in class activity on Personal Empowerment and Human Rights
September 19, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we worked on our In Class assignment on The FIVE TYPES of EMPOWERMENT and Legal milestones. The class worked SO WELL!!! Super Proud. We will continue into tomorrow.They will be collected graded and mark in Power School by Monday.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Scholastic Book orders have been extended by one day.... Orders Due on Thursday.
September 18, 2018
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Book Orders are due tomorrow either as a paper copy and cheque/cash or parents can order directly online under my name.
scholastic.ca/canadaclubs
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
No Socials class today. Please bring colouring Leads to class tomorrow as well as your regular materials :o)
September 17, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we completed Authority and Power: important terms to remember Constitution, Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Legal Authority and Given Authority, Legal Milestones. We ended class with a game of guess the age for legal milestones for people in Newfoundland and Labrador.
In class assignment will start on Wednesday.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Monday Math Tutoring starts today 2-3 pm every Monday. Must have rides arranged for 3 pm pick up

Homework Haven starts today 2-3 pm every Monday. Must have rides arranged for 3 pm pick up. This takes place in the LRC. help offered in all subject areas.

thanks for sending email for absent days or early pick up... it really makes a difference!
September 14, 2018
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Just a reminder for Computer User forms to be passed in on Monday. Students can not have computer access without this completed form submitted.

A few Book Forms to be returned. Thanks to those who have passed them along.

Parents who were unable to attend curriculum night will receive their Power School Parent Access information in the mail. I have mailed them out to you today. These forms contain personal information and must be either signed for or picked up from the school office. I decided to mail them for the sake of efficiency.
Happy Weekend to you all!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we completed Societal and National Empowerment. Fantastic discussion on Human Rights and Canada's Democracy... More to come on Monday plus an activity booklet to work through as our in class assignment for chapter one!
See you Monday!
September 13, 2018
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Curriculum Night tonight at 5:30 starting in room 161

Scholastic Book Orders were passed out this week and orders are due no later than Wednesday September 19. Parents can also place their own order on line
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Today we continued with the different types of empowerment. Today's focus was culture and Societal Empowerment. We will complete the last type tomorrow and begin Authority and Power.
September 11, 2018
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
' Curriculum Night is Thursday September 13, 2018 @5:30 pm Should last approximately 60-90 minutes.
Homeroom is Room 161

' School Photos on Thursday September 13: A leaflet went home today for further information.

'Still missing some Computer User Agreement forms as well as Book condition forms. Please send in ASAP
September 10, 2018
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
Picture Day on Thursday September 13

Curriculum Night for Parents and Guardians on September 13 starting at 5:30 for Junior High Parents.
Looking forward to meeting you :o)
September 5, 2018
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-7
WELCOME TO VILLANOVA JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL!!
I hope you had a wonderful first day and wanted to remind you to pass along the envelope of information to your parents. The student registration forms, as well as the book condition forms are the only two pieces of paper than needs to be returned.

Have a wonderful evening... see you in the morning!
Mrs. Gillingham :o)

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