Homework Assigned For Homeroom: 7-1
March 13, 2020
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
We are currently working through our chapter on mixtures and pure susbtances.

We are looking at methods to determine if a mixture is 'homogène' or 'hétérogène'.
March 12, 2020
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
If you have not already done so, please submit the final copy of your 'étude du personnage' for 'Le solo d'André' tomorrow. Please place it in the basket on my desk.
March 10, 2020
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
'Le solo d'André' presentations will continue during tomorrow's class. Then, we will continue with the introductory activities for 'les textes informatifs.' Please bring Texte A and your Français binder to tomorrow's class.

Please remember to return your copy of 'Le solo d'André' this week.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Excellent day to return.

There are several students who did not pass in the Among The Hidden assignment. Please complete this work and remember the Turn In option on GC. You must also print a copy of the paper.

Speeches Update .
1. three choice topic sheets should be complete now. If not they must be completed at home. All three options must be researched for pre-writing marks.
2. Topic must be final now.
3. Source cards and jot notes must be completed on paper and submitted with your speech. We are currently on approx. argument #2 research and jot noting. Students should be completing some of this research at home.

Rough Draft starts with the introduction and Thesis statement on Friday.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
A few students were given time to finish the Internet Safety activity. The students who were done began using an online animation program called Piskel.
March 9, 2020
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
'Le solo d'André' presentations will continue during tomorrow's class. Then, we will finish one of our introductory activities for 'les textes narratifs.'

Please remember to return your copy of 'Le solo d'André' this week.
March 6, 2020
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Please ensure your science proposal has been turned in via Google Classroom.
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
The unit 3/4 assignment is due Wednesday. Monday is the early bird date.
March 5, 2020
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Great job to everyone who already presented their 'Solo d'André' final projects! We will continue with presentations during tomorrow's class.
March 4, 2020
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
We have started unit 3: Mixtures and solutions. Please have a new duotang for this unit and bring your heat duotang home until the final exam.

Science proposal due Friday, March 6th. I have offered to stay after school tomorrow for one hour for extra help needed.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given a 2nd class to complete the Internet Safety activity highlighting what was learned in using the Media Smarts program.
February 28, 2020
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Next week, we will continue to type our 'étude du personnage' in the Google Classroom. We will have one additional class on Monday in order to complete this assignment. Please ensure that you have completed the graphic organizer for this project before you begin typing your Google Doc. The due date for 'l'étude du personnage' is Wednesday, March 4.
***Please note that this assignment is being completed during class time. There is no need to work on it at home, unless you have missed a class.

Please continue to prepare your presentation for 'Le solo d'André' at home. Presentations will begin on Wednesday, March 4.
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Science project proposals are due Tuesday, March 6th. Please submit via Google Classroom.

No more time in class will be given to work on these.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
DEADLINE EXTENDED-
All essays will be due at the end of class on Tuesday March 3, 2020. Students need to use google classroom - all materials are posted. Editing sheets can be completed online. Students are reminded to have a printed copy to hand in as well as submit electronically on Google Classroom.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were assigned an Internet Safety activity highlighting what was learned in using the Media Smarts program.
February 27, 2020
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
During tomorrow's class, we will continue to type our 'étude du personnage' in the Google Classroom. Please ensure that you have completed the graphic organizer for this project before you begin typing your Google Doc. The due date for 'l'étude du personnage' is Wednesday, March 4.

Please continue to prepare your presentation for 'Le solo d'André' at home. Presentations will begin on Tuesday, March 3.
February 26, 2020
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
During tomorrow's class, we will continue to type our 'étude du personnage' in the Google Classroom. Please ensure that you have completed the graphic organizer for this project before you begin typing your Google Doc. The due date for 'l'étude du personnage' is Wednesday, March 4.

Please continue to prepare your presentation for 'Le solo d'André' at home. Presentations will begin on Tuesday, March 3.
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Science project proposals are due on Friday, March 6th and are to be submitted via Google Classroom.

Please see Google Classroom for proposals, proposal rubrics, project ideas and project examples.
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
Tests were returned and reviewed today. Excellent results! They are on power school.
The first part of the mid-year assignment(on units 1 and 2) is due Wednesday, March 4.
Finish page 158 #3-5
February 25, 2020
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
During tomorrow's class, we will begin typing our 'étude du personnage' in the Google Classroom. Please ensure that you have completed the graphic organizer for this project before you begin typing your Google Doc.
Please continue to prepare your presentation for 'Le solo d'André' at home. Presentations will begin on Tuesday, March 3.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
The class is doing awesome on the rough drafts for the Among the Hidden character trait essay. Students should be working at home each night as we complete paragraphs in class. Today we focused on moving into the first trait paragraph. The outline for each paragraph is on the back of the cover page for the pink packages and outlined on GC.
Deadline with printed copy in class and posted to GC is Friday Feb 28, 2020.
Content quiz marks are posted to Powerschool.
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Students are encouraged to choose their topic for their science project by tomorrow to maximize class time given to work on the proposal.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Pink shirt day tomorrow!
February 24, 2020
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
We are back to working on our science project.

There are two options:
1) Science experiment
2) Research a career in science

All information/project descriptions can be found on Google Classroom.

Students have 2-3 classes with the Chromebooks to complete the following parts of the project

1) Complete the project topic wish list. I will approve a topic the students choose.

2) Complete the project proposal (one per group). A due date for the proposal will be assigned once students have their last class to work on the proposal. Proposal will be graded and feedback will be provided before students start the final project.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
Center booklet for chapter 5 due This Friday.
February 21, 2020
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
We will begin the third part of our 'étude du personnage' during Monday's class. Don't forget to bring your novel! :)
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Weekend Update:
1. Content Quiz for the novel Among the Hidden are complete and will be posted to PowerSchool.
2. Process Pieces are going well. We are using the jot notes from our pink packages to write the full paragraphs. We will continue with Body paragraphs next week.
DUE DATE- Friday Feb 28, 2020. Printed copy to teacher and 'turn in' on GC.


February 20, 2020
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Unit 2 test tomorrow! Review answers are on Google Classroom.
February 18, 2020
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Unit 2 Test - Friday, February 21st.

Students are currently working on unit review sheet. Review sheet and other study resources can be found on Google Classroom.
February 14, 2020
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
A little reminder to bring your novel and duotang to every class. We will continue reading next week and will add the third 'bulle' around our Andrés.
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
We will start working on our science project again after our unit test.

Unit 2 Test- February 21st. A review sheet was given out to students today and can also be found on Google Classroom.

See Google Classroom for study resources
Art
Assigned By: Bowers, Tracy
Your Sketching classes and Due dates will always be on a DAY 4.

TWO sketches are due on each DUE DATE.
Sketches 1 and 2: March 3rd
Sketches 3 and 4: March 24th
Sketches 5 and 6: April 21st
Sketches 7 and 8: May 11th
Sketches 9 and 10: June 1st
February 13, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Content Quiz - Feb 20 , 2020

Quiz outlines were given in class and posted to GC.
Chapter questions and answer key are posted to GC.
Process piece packages were given in class and posted to GC.
Due date for process piece will be announced next week after rough drafts have begun.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
Test TOMORROW!
February 11, 2020
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Unit 2 Test: February 21st.

Today I finished explaining the science project and students began to choose their topics.

There are two options:
1) Science experiment
2) Research a career in science

All information/project descriptions can be found on Google Classroom.

Students have 2-3 classes with the Chromebooks to complete the following parts of the project

1) Complete the project topic wish list. I will approve a topic the students choose.

2) Complete the project proposal (one per group). A due date for the proposal will be assigned once students have their last class to work on the proposal. Proposal will be graded and feedback will be provided before students start the final project.
February 10, 2020
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
TEST: Feb 12!
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Pink shirt day order forms went home today and are due on Thursday.
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
The unit 4 assignment on sections 4.1 to 4.5 was given out today. It is due February 18th. The 2 point early bird date is Thursday and the 1 point bonus date is Friday.
The test is February 24th. Sections 4.6 and 4.7 will not be on the test but will be assessed separately.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The novel quiz will be written tomorrow, February 11. The answers to all comprehension questions have been posted in our Google Classroom. Please don't forget to also review your 22 question/answer cards as you prepare for the quiz. :)
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Content Quiz - Feb 20, 2020
Finishing off novels and chapter questions. Process piece are posted to google classroom and will begin this week. Paper copies will be given in class.
February 7, 2020
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Please note that the date of the novel quiz has been changed to Tuesday, February 11. The answers to all comprehension questions have been posted in our Google Classroom. Please don't forget to also review your 22 question/answer cards as you prepare for the quiz. :)
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Among The Hidden - we will finish the reading of the book on Monday. We will complete chapter questions and move into the Process Piece on Luke's character.
Content Quiz - Feb 20, 2020
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were introduced to Media Smarts where they will learn about digital literacy, and Internet Safety.
February 6, 2020
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
We are working through chapter 5. We have covered up to 'les changements d'état' in our booklet.

Tentative test date: February 21st.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
TEST: Wednesday Feb 12 on chapter 5 (up to page 89)

February 5, 2020
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The comprehension quiz for 'Le solo d'André' is scheduled for Monday, February 10.
Please remember to bring your novel and duotang to tomorrow's class.
February 3, 2020
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The comprehension quiz for 'Le solo d'André' is scheduled for Monday, February 10.
Please remember to bring your novel and duotang to tomorrow's class.
January 30, 2020
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Students will be doing a graphing evaluation tomorrow.

This is not a test or a quiz. Students simply need to be familiar with graphing rules, which we have spent the last 3 classes covering. We will also do a brief review before the evaluation tomorrow.
January 28, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Welcome Back. We are on chapter 11 reading in our novel and ch 7 for questions.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
Quiz ch 5 (up to page 89) moved to Feb. 12

Booklets due Feb 3.
January 21, 2020
Music
Assigned By: Gillingham, Christina
Hello Everyone!
Hope you are doing well and you are safe during this challenging time! Just wanted to keep you posted on your final Ukulele playing selection. I will continue to listen and assess those who are ready to play in their next class. If time does not permit us enough time (three full classes), I will have you do a play through of the chords for C Major, F Major, G Major and A-minor.
Please do not worry. This will be attainable for everyone. I will have my classroom opened every lunch for practice or performance as well as continuing to lend ukuleles for home practice.
Email if you have any questions or concerns.
See you next week. Stay safe! Xo
January 14, 2020
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued working on the Scratch activity assigned just before the Christmas break.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
We are working on chapter 5 (life in British North America). We are working through a booklet for the chapter.

Tomorrow, we will do an in-class case study (graded) on the Acadiens.

Test for chapter: Feb 5.
January 13, 2020
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
If you did not bring in your bristol board for today's class, please remember to bring it to school tomorrow.

Thank you to students who brought in their bristol board today. Merci mille fois! :)
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Among The Hidden - novel reading continues. Questions complete to the end of ch 2 and reading on ch 3 continues.
January 10, 2020
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
Finish #1-14 on the review sheet we worked on in class today. The test is Thursday.
Ens Religieux
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
La nativité - due Monday
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Don't forget to bring in your piece of white bristol board for Monday's class.
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Foldable due Monday
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Excellent start to the new novel. Chapter questions went out today and Google Classroom is updated.
January 9, 2020
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
If not finished in class, complete p.116 #3,4,6.
The test on percents is Thursday, January 16. A review sheet will be given out tomorrow.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued working on their Scratch activity.
January 8, 2020
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
The test on percents is Thursday, January 16. A review sheet will be given out at the end of this week.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Welcome Back Everyone! All assignments from before Christmas are marked , on powerschool and returned to students.

Today we finished our read aloud novel -The Crazy Man. We will begin a new novel unit to study tomorrow. Please have your binders with loose leaf paper ready to go.
December 16, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Today was the last period to work on our novel predictions in-class assignment. Please click the 'Turn in' button in the Google Classroom no later than this evening.
During tomorrow's class, we will have volunteers present their novel predictions during Period 6.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Movie tomorrow. Wear your Christmas colors.

Cafeteria services will be available upon the students' return.
December 13, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Independent Novel Presentations continue. Turning Points Essays are going well. Rough copies are finished and we did exchange edits today. Monday is the 'deadline' but we do have chromebooks in class that day .
To Hand IN
1. Submit final copy on Google Classroom using the TURN IN tab.

2. Print a paper copy of the final draft and staple to the front of the yellow Turning Points Booklet. Hand this in together.
December 12, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
We will begin our novel predictions in-class assignment tomorrow. Please review «le futur simple» in preparation for this assessment.
December 11, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Today students worked on review. Please have review completed to correct tomorrow.

Ch 4 quiz - Friday, December 13th.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students are getting ready to start a project using an online program called Scratch. Today they were able to sign into the Technology 7-1 class account where all work can be saved.
December 10, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Chapter 4 quiz - Friday, Dec 13th.

Review sheet and corrected booklet can be found on Google Classroom. We are starting review tomorrow.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
Rick Mercer Case study done in class.

Any remaining foldables due.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Awesome work ongoing with the Independent Novel presentations.

Great rough draft work on the Turning Points narrative essay. All students are working from Google Classroom and are encouraged to continue work at home as well as in class. Due Dec 16, 2019 Monday. Please print a paper copy AND turn in on Google.
December 9, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
We will continue with our introductory activities for the novel study during tomorrow's class. Great work today! :)
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
Finish the worksheet from class today.

Remember there is an in class assignment on Outcomes 1-13 on Friday.
December 4, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
If you have not already done so, please submit your narrative text duotang during tomorrow's class.
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Chapter 4 Quiz - Friday, December 13th.

Review sheet will be given out next week. It will be posted on Google Classroom this weekend.
December 3, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
We have one class remaining for narrative text presentations. If you have not already presented, please come to tomorrow's class prepared to share your story with the class.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
continuing with our novel The Crazy Man . We will pick up on the pre writing for Turning Points tomorrow.
Independent Novel Assignment
(Book Talk with objects posted to GC) Due Dec 9
December 2, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
1) Parent Teacher Interviews: Dec. 5th

2) PD day : Dec. 6th

3) Toonies for Turkeys is ongoing

4) Use the Safe Arrival system to report absences

5) Christmas concert: Dec. 11th

6) Dec. 17th: Movie outing for the school. Permission slips going home today.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
Foldable due Dec. 9. Early Bird Dec. 4.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. Independent Novel Assignment
(Book Talk with objects posted to GC) Due Dec 9

Continued reading with The Crazy Man
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
1. There will be an in-class assignment on outcomes 1-13 from unit 3b on Friday, December 13. Students are permitted to use their notes.
2. Finish p88 #2,3,4
November 29, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Great job to everyone who presented their superhero stories today! We have a very creative class! Looking forward to hearing the rest of your stories next week. :)
November 28, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Narrative text presentations will begin tomorrow, November 29. On this day, please submit your narrative text duotang. Your duotang should include the following...

1. L'organisateur graphique (le plan)
2. Le brouillon
3. La copie finale (Google Doc)
4. La liste de contrôle

As well, please ensure that both your Google Doc and Google Slides presentation are attached in our Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Excellent start to our Turning Points Narrative Essay. Booklets are out to students and we have completed the first 'hot write' for the unit.

Current Read Aloud in Class - The Crazy Man by Pamela Porter

Independent Novel Assignment Due Dec 9 - posted to GC.
November 27, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Narrative text presentations will begin on Friday, November 29. On this day, please submit your narrative text duotang. Your duotang should include the following...

1. L'organisateur graphique (le plan)
2. Le brouillon
3. La copie finale (Google Doc)
4. La liste de contrôle

As well, please ensure that both your Google Doc and Google Slides presentation are attached in our Google Classroom.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
A few students needed time to finish the Google Slide Poem activity. Any students finished were assigned to begin looking at using Scratch by going through tutorials.
November 25, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Poetry Unit test marks will be given back this week. Absent students need to complete this work.

1. Our next unit is called 'Turning Points' essays. We are currently watching the movie Akeelah and the Bee as an introduction to a turning point in adolescent life. There is a process booklet we will be completing in class. Due date will be announced - approx Dec 13-before Xmas holiday.

2.We have completed our Independent Novel reading time. The assignment for this reading was given in class today and posted to GC. Due date for written summaries and object presentations will be Dec 16. The last week before the holiday will be presentation week. All parts of this assignment will be completed outside class time as homework.

Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Narrative text presentations will begin on Friday, November 29. On this day, please submit your narrative text duotang. Your duotang should include the following...

1. L'organisateur graphique (le plan)
2. Le brouillon
3. La copie finale (Google Doc)
4. La liste de contrôle

As well, please ensure that both your Google Doc and Google Slides presentation are attached in our Google Classroom.
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
The unit 3a test on operations with decimals is tomorrow. Review your assignment and the 2 review sheets to help you study. Good luck!
November 22, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
TEST Monday!!!
November 21, 2019
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued working on the Google Slide Poem activity. They were reminded to review the instructions to make sure all requirements have been completed before submitting.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Test Tomorrow First Period!

Excellent class today as we reviewed the test format and did question prediction for tomorrow. Additional Items added to Google Classroom at student request for extra practice.The poem THE FOG was available in class - sample answers posted as well.
November 20, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Please bring a new duotang next class.

Unit 1 duotangs should be brought home until the final exam.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Extra viewing practice was posted to GC. There was also a poem The Fog with sample answers posted for review. In class we are working on The Big Fellow with sample answers posted to GC.
November 19, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
today we did an excellent review of visuals and terms.

Test on Friday
November 18, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
If you have not completed your graphic organizer for your super hero story, please finish it before Wednesday's class. We will begin writing the rough draft of our stories on that day. Please don't forget to bring your duotang, including at least 10 sheets of loose leaf paper.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Today we did our novel reading and began a review of viewing terms for the test this week. Posted to google classroom for study.

Test- Friday
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Test tomorrow on chapters 1, 2 and 3.

Review sheet answers for chapters 2/3 can be found in Google Classroom.

Lots of study resources in Google Classroom.

Don't forget to review chapter 1!!!
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued with the Google Slide Poem activity. However, before starting I took time to show students how to set an image as a background using a transparency effect. Also, discussed with students how to do animation on text and images.
November 17, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
Test on Monday 25. See guide on the google
Classroom.

Bring cue cards for Tuesday.
November 15, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Please have review finished for Monday.

Unit 1 Test (Ch 1, 2 & 3) - Tuesday, November 19th.

See Google Classroom for study resources.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
TEST - NOV 22 Friday

Study Guide given in class today and posted to GC. Please check GC for sample answers. Today we worked on similes and metaphors. Please complete the worksheet.
November 14, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
TEST- Nov 22 Friday

Yesterday we completed the poem The Shark focus on Literal Meaning and Imagery. A sample answer was given with a bonus simile question. Today we reviewed personification. We did the poem Snow with a PPF answer on personification. Please complete for homework and check GC for sample answers
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Please bring your duotang, including 10 sheets of loose leaf paper, for the narrative text project. During tomorrow's class, we will be completing the brainstorming graphic organizer.
November 13, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Unit 1 Test - Tuesday, November 19th.

Today students started working on a review sheet for chapters 2-3. Students will continue to work on review tomorrow and we will be correcting on Monday.

Students also need to review chapter 1 for this test. Review sheet and notes for chapter 1 can be found on Google Classroom.

See Google Classroom for study resources.
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
The assignment given out last week is due Nov 19. The test is Nov 26.This is the decimals part of unit 3.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Jersey Day tomorrow! Wear your favorite jersey or team colours
November 7, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
1. Nov. 8th - No school

2. Nov. 11th - Remembrance Day

3. Nov. 12th- PD day
November 6, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
We will continue with our passé composé practice activities during tomorrow's class in preparation for next week's game.
All students will need a blue duotang for their 'texte narratif' project on Thursday, November 14.
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
We finished chapter 2 and are working on chapter 3.

Unit 1 test - November 19th (ch. 1, 2 & 3). Although there was already a quiz on ch.1 the material will also be on the test.

Students will receive a review sheet for chapter 2/3 after the long weekend. The review sheet will be on Google Classroom if any student wishes to start over the long weekend.

Students have already received a review sheet for chapter 1 and it can also be found on Google Classroom.
November 5, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Assembly Today
PPF slides added to Google Classroom for Poetry unit.
4. TEST - Nov 21, 2019 on Poetry
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
Booklets due tomorrow
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued working on the Google Slide Poem Activity.
November 4, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Please ensure that you have completed the first two sections of your interactive foldable (le passé composé). We will finish the last two sections during tomorrow's class.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. Schooled Independent Novel due today
2. Today we reviewed Summary for the poem Sick by Shel Silverstien.
3. PPF slides added to Google Classroom for Poetry unit.
4. TEST - Nov 21, 2019 on Poetry
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
1. Nov. 5th: Remembrance Day ceremony. Cadets, guides etc. bring your uniform for that day.

2. Catalogue orders: Due Nov. 8th

3. Nov. 8th - No school

4. Nov. 11th - Remembrance Day

5. Nov. 12th- PD day
November 1, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Schooled assignment is due on Monday. Details posted to Google Classroom.
October 31, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
We are currently working through food chains and food webs.

Unit 1 Test - November 19th (tentative)
October 30, 2019
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were introduced to the next topic on creating a Google Slide presentation using a Halloween / Fall / Remembrance Day poem.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
We are working on a booklet (graded) for chapter three. Our test on chapter 3/4 will be around Nov. 25th.
October 29, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. Schooled assignments due Nov 4- Monday

2. Independent novels for 10-15 minutes everyday to start class.

3. Poetry Unit - reviewed the Alliteration sheet and began similes.
October 28, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Today we finished up our salty seeds lab.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Independent Novel Reading begins today. All students should have a novel in class everyday.

All test marks are posted online. Test will be returned and then collected back from the class.

Began the Poetry unit today. Slide show posted to Google classroom. We started a worksheet on Alliteration, Similes and Metaphors today.

Schooled - Due Nov 4

October 25, 2019
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given time to finish the two activities related to the Communication Devices Topic.

NOTE: if any students did not finish today they are now responsible to get both activities completed before next class on Wednesday, October 30. It will be marked late if not submitted on this date.
October 24, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
PowerSchool Mark updated!
October 23, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The listening quiz will be written tomorrow, October 24 during Period 3.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Class went to the LRC to learn to use the sign out system. We are approaching the end of the Read Aloud novel in class. The assignment is posted to google classroom , it will be reviewed in class tomorrow.Students should complete their Remembrance Day work and hand it in by Friday.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
RELIGION due Tomorrow

We have begun chapter 3 which is on the topic of economic security.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
RELIGION due Tomorrow

We have begun chapter 3 which is on the topic of economic security.
October 22, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The listening quiz is scheduled for Thursday, October 24. We did a practice listening activity during today's class.
October 21, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The listening quiz is scheduled for Thursday, October 24.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given time to finish the two activities related to the Communication Devices Topic.
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
Finish any work not completed in class.
p64 #8,10 P69 # 1,5,12
Assignments are due Wednesday.
The test is Monday, October 28.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Gill, Jennifer
Religion assignment is due this week!

We are starting chapter 3 in Socials.
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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