Homework Assigned For Homeroom: 7-1
October 18, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The listening quiz is scheduled for Thursday, October 24.
October 17, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
test tomorrow
review of visuals
review of format
Students will do awesome!
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
Student Vote day tomorrow!

October 16, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Please check Powerschool to ensure you have turned in your project.

Please share projects with rebeccatilley@nlesd.ca

We are currently working on chapter 2: Interactions in ecosystems. Students were introduced to producers, consumers and decomposers.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The listening quiz is scheduled for Thursday, October 24.
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
The unit 2 math assignment is due October 23. The early bird date is October 21.
The test is October 28.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Today all students were working on the Communication Devices (Past / Present / Future) activity.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
1. Oct. 17th- Photo orders are due. You can order online, if you wish.

2. Fundraiser catalog went home last week.

3. School Clothing order happening on Friday October 25th. See email from Mr. Lambe to access order form
October 15, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The listening quiz is scheduled for Thursday, October 24.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
Student Vote on Friday!

Links put on our google classroom regarding the candidates and three levels of government!
October 10, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Ecosystems project is due on October 15th.

Please look carefully at the directions, rubric and project example before submitting.

Share project with rebeccatilley@nlesd.ca before 3 pm on the 15th.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
1) No school Friday or Monday.

2) Pictures packages have gone home.

3) Fundraiser catalogs went home today.
October 9, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Students will have on more class to work on ecosystems project.

Project is due on Tuesday, October 15th.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
A few students were given time to finish the 7 Resources Google Form and document. All other students began work on a Communication Devices - Past/Present/Future assignment.
Music
Assigned By: Gillingham, Christina
Friendly reminder to have your FIVE Artists, Songs and Genre Sheet finished for tomorrow's class. If you misplaced it, the format is not the same, but the information is the same. See below....

PERSONAL PLAYLIST 2019/2020
Name__________________
Homeroom 7-___
What are the most played/listened to songs on your Playlist?
Name the song and the artist and remember if there is no clean/radio edit available do not put it on this list. Any music goes as long as you listen to it and can name the artist and title.

Song Title
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Artist/Band/Source
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Throughout your life, who have been some of your favourite musicians/ bands/singers/sources of music that you enjoy? List minimum of 3 to a maximum of 5 artists and label the type of music. Ex: Classic Rock, Hip Hop, Pop Music, Country, Christmas Music, Children Songs, Video game Music

Musicians/Bands/Solo Artists Music Style/ Genre






Important Reminders
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
1) Food Drive now on-going until Thursday.

2) No school Friday or Monday.

3) Pictures packages went home yesterday.
October 8, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
We finished watching the 10 commandment movie. We will be doing an assignment on this.

We looked at chapter 2 in Social Studies. There is a graded case study that accompanies this chapter. No test.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Reading comprehension test will be written during Period 1 tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Yesterday we worked on a character trait answer for Helmuth from Resisting Hitler. We used Proper Paragraph Format (PPF) with supports. These are sample answers to study for tests. We continued today with a review of Viewing terms from Vegas, then we worked on pg 14-16, choosing 4 of the 14 images to complete the worksheet on Audience and Purpose.

Test - Oct 18, 2019
October 7, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The written comprehension test is scheduled for Wednesday, October 9. Please review the 5 elements of a narrative text as well as the 3 parts of 'une comparaison' (le comparé, le comparant et le terme comparatif).
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Quiz tomorrow!!! 10 vocab questions (no word bank) and 4 short answer questions.

Review sheet answers can be found on Google Classroom.
Music
Assigned By: Gillingham, Christina
Remember to write down or remember FIVE favourite Songs, FIVE favourite Artists and your FIVE favourite Music genre to help you complete your class playlist.

This Playlist becomes your individualized class music list for games, activities, classroom karaoke,possibly Ukulele playing and song analysis.
Bring this with you to class on Tuesday Oct. 8, Day 4 Period 4
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
The Thanksgiving Food Drive runs from Mon - Thurs of this week (Friday, Oct 11th is a teacher PD Day). The CBS/Paradise Community Food Bank is very low in supplies. Point values have been assigned to items that the Food Bank has indicated it has the highest need for.

3 point items include: jar of jam, jar of Cheez Whiz, package of cookies, box of cereal

2 point items include: tin of sandwich meat, tin of Chef Boyardee pasta, tin of stew, package of Mr. Noodles, tin of vegetables

All other items are 1 point. Any and all support is greatly appreciated with this Food Drive!
October 4, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Please have review sheet completed for Monday. We will correct then.

Ch. 1 quiz - Tuesday, Oct. 8th.
Music
Assigned By: Gillingham, Christina
Remember to write down or remember FIVE favourite Songs, FIVE favourite Artists and your FIVE favourite Music genre to help you complete your class playlist.

This Playlist becomes your individualized class music list for games, activities, classroom karaoke,possibly Ukulele playing and song analysis.
Bring this with you to class on Tuesday Day 4 Period 4 :o)
October 3, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
We finished the videos on Human Rights. We discussed some study tips (posted to the Google Classroom) that can be used in any subject area.

We have begun a Religion lesson on the 10 Commandments.
October 2, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Ch 1 Quiz - Tuesday, October 8th. Format was given in class today.

Review was also completed in class today. Please finish for Monday. We do not have science tomorrow or Friday (If Terry Fox walk goes ahead).

Ecosystems assignment: Students will continue to work on their assignment after the quiz.

I have changed the assignment due date to be after the Thanksgiving Break. Due on October 15th.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
Marks for the foldable and quiz are in Powerschool.

We looked at videos on Human Rights today.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Oct. 4th: Terry Fox walk (tentative)

Villanova Junior High will be participating in this year's Terry Fox School Run for cancer research on October 4, 2019. We are proud to continue the legacy of one of our country’s greatest heroes. We hope you will join us and support this wonderful cause by donating to our Terry Fox School Run fundraising page at: http://www.terryfox.ca/VillanovaJuniorHigh Thank you! The future of cancer research has never looked brighter!

Oct. 11th: PD day

Oct. 14th: Thanksgiving - no school
October 1, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The reading comprehension test is scheduled for Wednesday, October 9.
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
Please review your notes, assignment, and 2 review sheets for tomorrow’s test. Good luck!
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Today students started an ecosystems assignment using Google Slides. Directions and a project example can be found in Google Classroom.

The assignment will be due on Thursday, October 10th.

Chapter 1 quiz - Tuesday, October 8th.

Review sheet will be handed out and completed this week and can be found in Google Classroom for those who want to start in advance.
September 30, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
Today we had our chapter 1 quiz. This quiz was very short (15 objective questions). Marks were returned the same class.
September 27, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Today we covered un habitat vs une niche

Chapter 1 quiz: October 8th. Review sheet + quiz format will be given next week.

Google Classroom Code: wlf91ae
September 26, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Google Classroom Code: wlf91ae
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
Quiz on chapter 1 on MONDAY! Bring a dictionary and be sure to check out the notes, etc. posted to our google classroom.

Projects were returned.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
The Phantom Dog Team was the story. The google class code is
6wmhjrr. Terms ad paragraph outline is posted .

Listening Quiz on Monday
September 25, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Today we covered p. 7 in our booklet: Levels of organization in an ecosystem. We also completed definitions 6-10. Please finish this up for homework if you did not finish today in class.

Google Classroom Code: wlf91ae
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Today we focused on another practice listening quiz. The Phantom Dog Team was the story. The google class code is
6wmhjrr. Terms ad paragraph outline is posted .
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given additional time to complete a 7 Resources of Technology Activity.
September 24, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
We completed the questions 1&2 from the script 'The Blame'. We did a practice listening quiz using the children's story Thomas' Snowsuit. We will do another practice listening quiz before the graded quiz on Monday Sept 30.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
DATE CHANGE for QUIZ!!!! Now Sept 30 (Monday)

Foldables due tomorrow!
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Google Clasroom Code: wlf91ae

In our Google Classroom you will find a blank version of your chapter 1 booklet and a class set of notes. These notes are not used in class but can be used as an extra resource.

A corrected version of our chapter 1 booklet will be posted when we have completed the chapter.
September 23, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Today continued discussion on what is Technology, and then introduced the 7 resources of Technology.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Today we covered the Listening Effectively lesson in the textbook. We wrote notes on the strategies used in the text. We did samples from the text and will do more this week.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
Foldables due Wednesday.

Quiz on Friday (bring a dictionary).
September 20, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
Quiz Sept 27. See the google classroom for notes, etc.

Early bird foldables due Tuesday!
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Working on our Read Aloud novel Schooled.
Listening Quiz -Sept 30,2019 Day5 Monday
September 19, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
The unit 1 assignment was given out today. It is due Thursday, Sept 26. The early bird date is Tuesday.
The test is Oct 2.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
Quiz sept 27. Guide was given out today.

Foldable: Sept 25

Index cards for next class.

Don't forget to login to the google classroom! Code was posted on the homework page yesterday!
September 18, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Today we finished p. 6 in our booklet. Please finish for homework if you did not finish during class.

Tomorrow we will be doing our first lab (weather permitting). We will be exploring biotic and abiotic factors in our schoolyard :).

Please come to class with whatever you may need to go outside (coat, sweater, etc.).

Google Classroom code: wlf91ae
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
We continue work on The Nest questions and read to Ch 7 of Schooled.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
GOOGLE CLASS CODE for students: tc7ixzl

QUIZ: le 27 sept

Pliable: le 25 sept.
September 17, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
We have finished up to p. 5 in our chapter 1 (ecosystems) booklet. Not including all the vocab.

We will be doing our first lab on Thursday (weather permitting). Make sure you bring a sweater/coat as we will be going outside :).
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
Quiz sept 27
September 16, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Great job to the groups who presented their narrative texts today!
Looking forward to seeing the rest of the presentations during tomorrow's class. :)

If you have not already joined the Google Classroom, please do so asap. The code is 4yxqfw.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Awesome round of Vegas terms today. We completed the Resisting Hitler story by reviewing our connection answers,. We did a pre-reading exercise for the next story The Nest and we read some of our Schooled read aloud. Great day !
September 13, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
We are working on the 5 types of empowerment. We've looked at the terms power and authority.

Questions 1-14 in booklet should be done for next class if you did not complete it in school.

Students should have a French-English dictionary for this course.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Happy Friday Everyone. Great day in Language today. We moved forward a few chapters in our Read Aloud novel. Looking forward to seeing everyone next week.
September 12, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Curriculum Night is tonight, Sept 12 from 6:30 to 7:40 for junior high
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
Finish any seat work not completed in class today. We were working on
page 8 #3, 5, 6, 7 and page 12 #5, 6
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Great round of Vegas today. We also worked on our first full reading selection from the textbook. We completed three question in full sentence format. These sheets have been collected. Read Aloud novel class for Friday.
September 11, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Curriculum Night is Thursday, Sept 12 from 6:30 to 7:40 for junior high

Picture Day is also Thursday, Sept 12.
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
We are now finishing up lab safety. I will keep your lab safety duotangs in my classroom until we are ready to use them again.

Please bring a new duotang to science tomorrow. We will be starting unit 1: Les écosystèmes.
September 10, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Curriculum Night is Thursday, June 12 from 6:30 to 7:40 for junior high

Picture Day is also Thursday, June 12.

Running club permission forms were given out for those interested.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Don't forget to join our Google Classroom this evening when you get a chance. The code is 4yxqfw. Thanks to students who have already joined our class! :)

Please bring your Français binder and textbook (B) to tomorrow's class.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1.excellent round of vegas today - all students had their terms
2. We began the unit by doing a brainstorm from the opening visual. Then we developed a definition of the unit theme together.
3.Finally we read in our novel. Great day everyone!
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
French-English Dictionary is required for this course.
September 9, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Bienvenue à la classe de Français! :)

Don't forget to join our Google Classroom this evening when you get a chance. The code is 4yxqfw.

Please bring your Français binder and textbook (B) to tomorrow's class.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Excellent class today. We did new seating charts, a great round of vegas using our term sheets. We began the text book with a TDSC introduction, a review of GTA and we began a list of the kinds of Genres found in our text.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
Please have a French-English dictionary for this course.
September 6, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Excellent start to the year. Today we completed a Fire Drill Practice. We labelled our 'Vegas' cards. Students were given their language term sheets. And we introduced the read aloud novel - Schooled.
September 5, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
Students will need a French-English dictionary for this course.
September 4, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Welcome back everyone! :). I hope you all had a safe and wonderful summer break.

1) Please complete the following forms with a parent/guardian and return by Friday, September 6th.

- Student registration form
- Media consent form
- Textbook condition form (students were encouraged to bring home three books tonight and three books tomorrow night and review the condition of each book with a parent/guardian)

2) Tomorrow is day 2 on the schedule. Students have the following courses: Math, Sciences Humaines, Français and English.

Don't forget that school supply lists can be found on the school website.

3) There will be no cafeteria service until Monday, September 9th.

4) Curriculum Night is next Thursday, June 12.

5) Picture Day is also next Thursday, June 12.

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