Homework Assigned For Homeroom: 7-5
June 18, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Math Exam is Friday morning. Good Luck! Remember to come prepared with pencils, eraser, calculator, protractor and compass.

Several practice exams are on google classroom.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
All text books need to be returned by Friday.

Please continue to clean out your lockers before Friday.

All exams will be written in your homeroom classroom. Please come prepared with pencils, erasers, etc...

English Exam is tomorrow morning.
Science Exam is Thursday morning.
Math Exam is Friday morning.

Good Luck!

June 14, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started to correct our sample final exam. We will finish correcting the exam on Tuesday!

Important Reminders:
Final exam review material is posted in google classroom. The answer key for the sample final exam has been posted.

For the final exam, students must bring a calculator.
June 13, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today we corrected part A of the practice exam. Tomorrow we will correct the rest of the exam.

Students are reminded to bring their practice exam and their exam review sheets to class each day.
June 12, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Today we examined the 2015 Language Exam. Students were able to see format, length, question style, values and ask question. We also reviewed the format for our exam this year.

We reviewed short stories by reading 'Weird Richard' in class, doing the 5 m/c and outlines on the TDSC questions.
Please use 'School In August' posted to GC for further poetry review.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued working on the Final Project for Grade 7 Technology. There is one class left tomorrow, Thursday, June 13. If the animation does not get submitted by the end of the period then students will only have until the next day Friday, June 14 to turn it in.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Exam review continues....

If not completed in class today, students should now finish up their sample exam at home so during Friday's class we can go over the answers.

Important Reminders:
Final exam review material is posted in google classroom.

For the final exam, students must bring a calculator.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today we practiced perpendicular bisectors and angle bisectors.

Students need a math set and calculator for their exam if they have not already brought one to school.

Please bring practice exam tomorrow. We will begin correcting it.

Continue to bring exam review to class each day.

Final exam is Friday, June 21st(am)
June 11, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Students were given a letter regarding the final exam schedule and whether or not students have permission to leave school after their exams. Please return to school ASAP.

Students should begin cleaning out their lockers and bringing home the papers, binders etc...
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today we discussed parallel and perpendicular lines and how to create a perpendicular bisector. Students have to finish questions #1-3 on their worksheet for homework.

Tomorrow we will practice creating perpendicular bisectors and angle bisectors.

Students should also be completing the sample exam they started in class on Monday. They need to have it completed by Thursday when we will starting going through the answers.

Please bring exam review to class each day.

Unit 1: May 28th, (#’s 1-8, no calculator)
Unit 2: May 31, no calculator
Unit 3: June 4
Unit4: June 7
Unit 5: June 11
Unit 6: June 14

Students can print the exam review from google classroom if they misplaced them. Answer keys are also posted. There also some sample exams and answer keys posted on google classroom.

Final exam is Friday June 21st (am)
June 10, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we continued on with exam review!

Important Reminders:
Final exam review material has been posted in google classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Exam Outlines and review are posted to Google classroom.

Among the Hidden Luke character essays were returned today. Powerschool is updated and complete for exam.
June 7, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Students wrote their Unit 8 In class assignment.

Notes for second half of Unit 8 are posted on google classroom.

In our second class we worked through exam review.

Students will do a practice exam on Monday, June 10th. There are several older exams posted on google classroom as well as the answer keys.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Science quiz marks are now posted in google classroom.

Today we started on Exam Review!

Important Reminders:
Final exam review material has been posted in google classroom.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Students were given a letter yesterday regarding the final exam schedule and whether or not students have permission to leave school after their exams. Please bring back the completed forms by Tuesday, June 11th.
June 6, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Science quiz was today!

Important Reminders:
Final exam review material has been posted in google classroom.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today we discussed and practiced the rules for rotation of an object.

In Class assignment is tomorrow. Answer key for the practice sheet is posted on google classroom.

Practice exam is Monday. Please continue to work through the exam review. Answer key is also posted on google classroom.
June 5, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
All work is due at the end of this week. June 7, 2019 is the deadline for essays.
Among the Hidden character trait essays final copy must be printed and handed in on Friday. Process booklets are not handed in and all rough draft work is in google classroom.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today we worked on rotating an object. Students were given a practice sheet that they can begin working on. (Please watch the rotation videos, posted on the school website)

In class assignment on the first half of unit 8 is Friday, June 7.

Exam review schedule: Students should aim to have each unit review completed by the dates listed. Several students in class have not started their review.

Students should have units 1-3 completed and working on unit 4.

Please bring exam review to class each day.

Unit 1: May 28th, (#’s 1-8, no calculator)
Unit 2: May 31, no calculator
Unit 3: June 4
Unit4: June 7
Unit 5: June 11
Unit 6: June 14

Students can print the exam review from google classroom if they misplaced them. Answer keys are also posted.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected our chapter 11 review sheet in preparation for tomorrow's quiz (15 MC only). All review material (including an answer key for the review sheet) can be found in google classroom.

Important Reminders:
Final exam review material has been posted in google classroom.

Chapter 11 quiz (last one!): TOMORROW, Thursday, June 6th. Review material has been posted in google classroom.
June 4, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today we created reflections on images. Students need to complete the worksheet we were working in class. (Please watch the reflection videos, posted on the school website) Note: students need to come to class prepared with their notes, paper, pencil. There have been too many distractions with people coming to class unprepared.

In class assignment on the first half of unit 8 is Friday, June 7.

Exam review schedule: Students should aim to have each unit review completed by the dates listed. Several students in class have not started their review.

By June 4 they should have units 1-3 complete.

Please bring exam review to class each day.

Unit 1: May 28th, (#’s 1-8, no calculator)
Unit 2: May 31, no calculator
Unit 3: June 4
Unit4: June 7
Unit 5: June 11
Unit 6: June 14

Students can print the exam review from google classroom if they misplaced them. Answer keys are also posted.

Sample exam is June 10th

Final exam is Friday June 21st (am)
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued working on the Final Project for Grade 7 Technology.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
No science class today. However, please be sure to complete the chapter 11 review sheet, as we will be going over it tomorrow. This review sheet can be found in google classroom.

Important Reminders:
Final exam review material has been posted in google classroom.

Chapter 11 quiz (last one!): Thursday, June 6th (Yes, you get an extra day!!). Review material has been posted in google classroom.
June 3, 2019
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued working on the Final Project for Grade 7 Technology. Most have now begun the animation part of the project where they will use a program called Pivot Animator.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Students continued to work on their chapter 11 review sheet.

Students should finish up their chapter 11 review sheet at home, as we will be correcting it on Wednesday. All review materials can be found in google classroom.

Important Reminders:
Final exam review material has been posted in google classroom.

Chapter 11 quiz (last one!): Thursday, June 6th (Yes, you get an extra day!!). Review material has been posted in google classroom.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today in class we did translations from the description and we wrote the translation description based on the image. At the end of class students were doing 2 different translations of a triangle. They need to write the coordinates of the new points if they did not complete it in class.

In class assignment on the first half of unit 8 is Friday, June 7.

Exam review schedule: Students should aim to have each unit review completed by the dates listed. Several students in class have not started their review.

By June 4 they should have units 1-3 complete.

Please bring exam review to class each day.

Unit 1: May 28th, (#’s 1-8, no calculator)
Unit 2: May 31, no calculator
Unit 3: June 4
Unit4: June 7
Unit 5: June 11
Unit 6: June 14

Students can print the exam review from google classroom if they misplaced them. Answer keys are also posted.

Sample exam is June 10th

Final exam is Friday June 21st (am)
May 31, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today we began Unit 8.

Exam review schedule: Students should aim to have each unit review completed by the dates listed. Several students in class have not started their review. By June 4 they should have units 1-3 complete.
Unit 1: May 28th, (#’s 1-8, no calculator)
Unit 2: May 31, no calculator
Unit 3: June 4
Unit4: June 7
Unit 5: June 11
Unit 6: June 14

Sample exam is June 7th

Final exam is Friday June 21st (am)
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students received a copy (and worked on during classtime) of the chapter 11 review sheet in preparation of next week's quiz. As a reminder, this review sheet (and other review materials) can be found in google classroom.

Important Reminders:
Final exam review material has been posted in google classroom.

Chapter 11 quiz (last one!): Wednesday, June 5th. Review material has been posted in google classroom.
May 30, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a webquest on the Layers of the Earth, Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics. This webquest can be found in google classroom.

Important Reminders:
Final exam review material has been posted in google classroom.

Chapter 11 quiz (last one!): Wednesday, June 5th. Review material has been posted in google classroom.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Exam review schedule: Students should aim to have each unit review completed by the dates listed. Several students in class have not started their review. By June 4 they should have units 1-3 complete.
Unit 1: May 28th, (#’s 1-8, no calculator)
Unit 2: May 31, no calculator
Unit 3: June 4
Unit4: June 7
Unit 5: June 11
Unit 6: June 14

Sample exam is June 7th

Final exam is Friday June 21st (am)
May 29, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a worksheet on the layers of the Earth's.

Important Reminders:
Final exam review material has been posted in google classroom.

Chapter 11 quiz (last one!): Wednesday, June 5th.
May 28, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Unit 6 Math test is tomorrow.

Practice Final Exam is June 7, There are a few exams posted on google classroom that students can work through.

Students should also work on their final exam review in a separate exercise book or duo-tang. Here is a schedule which students should follow to ensure all review gets done before exam week. Students should aim to have each unit review completed by the dates listed.
Unit 1: May 28th, no calculator
Unit 2: May 31, no calculator
Unit 3: June 4 #’s 2,3,4,7,8,9,10,12,15,16,19a,b,c no calculator
Unit 5: June 11
Unit 6: June 13
Unit 7: June 17
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Among the Hidden - continuing with notes and started introductory paragraph in google classroom. Outline and support notes were given out in class.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students finished up work on the rock cycle - the chapter 10 booklet should now be complete. If not completed today, please do so at home.

Important Reminders:
Final exam review material has been posted in google classroom.

Chapter 11 quiz (last one!): Wednesday, June 5th.
May 27, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Unit 6 Assignment was passed back today.

Review sheets should be completed for tomorrow's class

Unit 6 Test is May 29.

Practice Final Exam is June 7, There are a few exams posted on google classroom that students can work through.

Students should also work on their final exam review in a separate exercise book or duo-tang. Here is a schedule which students should follow to ensure all review gets done before exam week. Students should aim to have each unit review completed by the dates listed.
Unit 1: May 28th, no calculator
Unit 2: May 31, no calculator
Unit 3: June 4 #’s 2,3,4,7,8,9,10,12,15,16,19a,b,c no calculator
Unit 5: June 11
Unit 6: June 13
Unit 7: June 17
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Science quiz marks are now posted on PowerSchool.

Today we started to connect all of the rock families together by learning about the rock cycle. Students are still reminded to bring their chapter 10 booklet to class.

Important Reminders:
Final exam review material has been posted in google classroom.

Chapter 11 quiz (last one!): Wednesday, June 5th.
May 24, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
We corrected questions on section 6.4. Then students worked on questions on section 6.5 and began working on a review sheet. Please complete over the weekend so we can correct it on Monday. There are lots of example in your notes plus you can watch the solving equations videos which are posted in google classroom.

Unit 6 test is May 29th

Students should also work on their final exam review in a separate exercise book or duo-tang. Here is a schedule which students should follow to ensure all review gets done before exam week. Students should aim to have each unit review completed by the dates listed.
Unit 1: May 28th, no calculator
Unit 2: May 31, no calculator
Unit 3: June 4 #’s 2,3,4,7,8,9,10,12,15,16,19a,b,c no calculator
Unit 5: June 11
Unit 6: June 13
Unit 7: June 17
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Science quiz marks are now posted on PowerSchool.

Important Reminders:
Final exam review material has been posted in google classroom.
May 23, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Review/ study class for the content quiz (30 multiple choice) on Among the Hidden.
Quiz is TOMORROW- review your chapter questions please.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Science quiz was today!
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Unit 6 assignment was due today. Anyone who has not passed in their assignment please see me tomorrow.

Students are to complete the questions on page 18 & 19 in the notes. They can begin page 20 as well. Work will be checked tomorrow to see who is doing their homework before we correct it. There are lots of example in your notes plus you can watch the solving equations videos which are posted in google classroom.

Unit 6 test is May 29th

Students should also work on their final exam review in a separate exercise book or duo-tang. Here is a schedule which students should follow to ensure all review gets done before exam week. Students should aim to have each unit review completed by the dates listed.
Unit 1: May 28th, no calculator
Unit 2: May 31, no calculator
Unit 3: June 4 #’s 2,3,4,7,8,9,10,12,15,16,19a,b,c no calculator
Unit 5: June 11
Unit 6: June 13
Unit 7: June 17
May 22, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Students had their assignments returned today, they need to make any necessary changes before tomorrow.

Students need to finish questions in Section 6.4 in the notes.

Unit 6 test is May 29th.

We have less than a month before final exams. Students were given exam review sheets this week which they should work on at home.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected our chapter 10 review sheet. Answers are posted in our google classroom. A sample quiz is posted in google classroom.

Quiz TOMORROW!

Important Reminders:
Unit 4 (chapter 10) quiz - Thursday, May 23rd. This will be a 15 or 20 MC google forms quiz completed on the chrome books. Review material is posted in our google classroom.

The quiz will include properties of minerals and the 3 types of rock families. The rock cycle will NOT be included on this quiz!
May 21, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Early bird assignments were due today. Students will get them back tomorrow and make any necessary changes before the due date which is Thursday May 23.

Tomorrow we will discuss solving equations using algebra.

Unit 6 test is May 29th.

We have less than a month before final exams. Students will get exam review sheets this week which they should work on at home.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up work on Metamorphic rock and began work on our review sheet, also posted in our google classroom.

Important Reminders:
Unit 4 (chapter 10) quiz - Thursday, May 23rd. This will be a 15 or 20 MC google forms quiz completed on the chrome books. Review material is posted in our google classroom.

The quiz will include properties of minerals and the 3 types of rock families. The rock cycle will NOT be included on this quiz!

Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Among The Hidden- almost finished the novel. On Ch 22.23 chapter questions. Content quiz will be ASAP. Date to be chosen by class tomorrow.
May 16, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up our sedimentary rock page in our booklet and start to discuss how metamorphic rocks are formed.

Important Reminders:
Unit 4 quiz - Thursday, May 23rd. This will be a 15 or 20 MC google forms quiz completed on the chrome books. Review material is posted in our google classroom.
May 15, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
We corrected questions on solving equations using the balance scale. We watched a video demonstrating how to solve equations using balance scale and using algebra tiles.

Students completed another mental math. Some students still need to review at home adding and subtracting integers.

Unit 6 assignment, Early bird is May 21 and it is due May 23. Test is May 29th.

Please continue to check the math google classroom for links, videos and quizzes to help prepare for the upcoming test and/or the final exam
May 14, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
We continued with Unit 6 Equations. We have now discussed solving equations using systematic trial, inspection and balance. Please review these methods. Page 229 # 1a & b and then 2 i & ii were assigned. Please print notes at home if you have not already done so.

Students completed mental math again on adding and subtracting integers. Some students need to review adding and subtracting positive and negative numbers

The assignment for unit 6, Early bird is May 21 and it is due May 23. Test is May 29th.

Please continue to check the math google classroom for links, videos and quizzes to help prepare for the upcoming test and/or the final exam
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
No science class today, however the mid-year review is due TOMORROW!

Important Reminders:
To help with student preparation for the Final Exam, a 25 multiple choice google forms assessment has been posted in our google classroom for students to complete as review for Units 1 and 2. Students will have 2 weeks to complete this google forms, thus the due date is on May 15th. Students are permitted to use their notes, books, etc. This will be a graded assessment!

Unit 4 quiz - Thursday, May 23rd. This will be a 15 or 20 MC google forms quiz completed on the chrome books. Review material is posted in our google classroom.
May 13, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed the Igneous rock page in our booklets. Grades for the minerals lab has been updated on PowerSchool.

Important Reminders:
To help with student preparation for the Final Exam, a 25 multiple choice google forms assessment has been posted in our google classroom for students to complete as review for Units 1 and 2. Students will have 2 weeks to complete this google forms, thus the due date is on May 15th. Students are permitted to use their notes, books, etc. This will be a graded assessment!

Unit 4 quiz - Thursday, May 23rd.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today we started Unit 6 Equations. please print notes at home if you have not already do so.

Students completed mental math #1 adding and subtracting integers.

Students were given the outcome sheet for this unit.

The assignment for unit 6 was passed out today as well.Early bird is May 21 and it is due May 23. Test is May 29th.

Please continue to check the math google classroom for links, videos and quizzes to help prepare for the upcoming test and/or the final exam
May 10, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished the minerals lab that we started in yesterday's class.

Important Reminders:
To help with student preparation for the Final Exam, a 25 multiple choice google forms assessment has been posted in our google classroom for students to complete as review for Units 1 and 2. Students will have 2 weeks to complete this google forms, thus the due date is on May 15th. Students are permitted to use their notes, books, etc. This will be a graded assessment!
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Please have Unit 6 notes printed for class on Monday! We will also practice mental math with adding and subtracting integers.

Next test is May 29th.
May 9, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Students completed their Unit 7 Problem Solving today.

Next we will start unit 6 Equations. Please print these notes at home and bring to class. They are posted on the math google classroom.

Test is scheduled for May 29th.

Students should come to class prepared with their textbook, notes and pencils.
May 8, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Students completed their Unit 7 In Class Assignment today. They will write their Unit 7 Problem Solving tomorrow.

Unit 6 notes are posted on google classroom. Please print at home.

Students must come to class prepared with notes, textbooks and pencils.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students completed the 'mineral identification story' in their chapter 10 booklets.

Important Reminders:
To help with student preparation for the Final Exam, a 25 multiple choice google forms assessment has been posted in our google classroom for students to complete as review for Units 1 and 2. Students will have 2 weeks to complete this google forms, thus the due date is on May 15th. Students are permitted to use their notes, books, etc. This will be a graded assessment!
May 7, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students received their chapter 10 booklet for Unit 4. Student should bring this booklet to class each day.

Students completed the first 2 pages today in class.

Important Reminders:
To help with student preparation for the Final Exam, a 25 multiple choice google forms assessment has been posted in our google classroom for students to complete as review for Units 1 and 2. Students will have 2 weeks to complete this google forms, thus the due date is on May 15th. Students are permitted to use their notes, books, etc. This will be a graded assessment!
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today was a review class. We went over the answers to the review sheet.

In Class Assignment is tomorrow. Please review your notes and worksheets/review sheets.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
6th Annual S.O.A.R (Spirit of Alex and Riley). We will run a food drive from Wednesday (tomorrow) May 1st until May 9th which was Alex’s and Riley’s birthday.

Other Dates:
May 16 – Spring Concert
May 17 – PD Day.
May 20 – Victoria Day Holiday

NOTE: Mini Enrichment courses are now ongoing. Students need to check their forms for the dates and location and remember to bring their waiver forms with them to the location.
May 6, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a webquest on the Properties of Minerals. : ) This webquest can be found in google classroom.

The exit card MUST be completed, as it is a graded assessment! Here is the link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe8lL-V82GygIqsiI-jBkj1k4BAcXfO0-rxLRBRkLHgx7uP6g/viewform?usp=sf_link

Important Reminders:
To help with student preparation for the Final Exam, a 25 multiple choice google forms assessment has been posted in our google classroom for students to complete as review for Units 1 and 2. Students will have 2 weeks to complete this google forms, thus the due date is on May 15th. Students are permitted to use their notes, books, etc. This will be a graded assessment!
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today we corrected worksheet on 7.6 and the students spend the rest of the class finishing the review sheet. Students were reminded to have this finished for tomorrow.

Their In Class Assignment is on Wednesday, May 8th.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
6th Annual S.O.A.R (Spirit of Alex and Riley). We will run a food drive from Wednesday (tomorrow) May 1st until May 9th which was Alex’s and Riley’s birthday.

Other Dates:
May 16 – Spring Concert
May 17 – PD Day.
May 20 – Victoria Day Holiday

NOTE: Mini Enrichment courses are now ongoing. Students need to check their forms for the dates and location and remember to bring their waiver forms with them to the location.
May 3, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today we began Section 7.6.

Students were given class time to complete several worksheets: 'Worksheet on 7.6' and 'Unit 7 Review sheet Part 2'. the first worksheet and the first side of the review should be done for Monday.

They were also given an 'Extra Practice' which will be good practice for the upcoming In Class Assignment on Wednesday, May 8th.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
6th Annual S.O.A.R (Spirit of Alex and Riley). We will run a food drive from Wednesday (tomorrow) May 1st until May 9th which was Alex’s and Riley’s birthday.

Other Dates:
May 16 – Spring Concert
May 17 – PD Day.
May 20 – Victoria Day Holiday

NOTE: Mini Enrichment courses are now ongoing. Students need to check their forms for the dates and location and remember to bring their waiver forms with them to the location.
May 2, 2019
Art
Assigned By: Bowers, Tracy
Reminder that tomorrow is a sketching class (so bring your sketchbooks) and sketches # 7 and 8 need to be completed before the end of class.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
6th Annual S.O.A.R (Spirit of Alex and Riley). We will run a food drive from Wednesday (tomorrow) May 1st until May 9th which was Alex’s and Riley’s birthday.

Other Dates:
May 2 – 3 – ROV Scout Competition at Marine Institute
May 16 – Spring Concert
May 17 – PD Day.
May 20 – Victoria Day Holiday

NOTE: Mini Enrichment courses are now ongoing. Students need to check their forms for the dates and location and remember to bring their waiver forms with them to the location.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Important Reminders:
To help with student preparation for the Final Exam, a 25 multiple choice google forms assessment has been posted in our google classroom for students to complete as review for Units 1 and 2. Students will have 2 weeks to complete this google forms, thus the due date is on May 15th. Students are permitted to use their notes, books, etc. This will be a graded assessment!
May 1, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Hockey game is tomorrow. Show your school spirit by wearing school colours. Early lunch at 10:30.

6th Annual S.O.A.R (Spirit of Alex and Riley). We will run a food drive from Wednesday (tomorrow) May 1st until May 9th which was Alex’s and Riley’s birthday.

Other Dates:
May 2 – 3 – ROV Scout Competition at Marine Institute
May 16 – Spring Concert
May 17 – PD Day.
May 20 – Victoria Day Holiday

NOTE: Mini Enrichment courses are now ongoing. Students need to check their forms for the dates and location and remember to bring their waiver forms with them to the location.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Students continued working on Section 7.5. We corrected the worksheet and discussed independent and dependent events.

In Class assignment on sections 7.5 and 7.6 is Wednesday, May 8.

Students are reminded to please come to class prepared with pencils.

Some students no longer have working calculators. Calculators will be need for this unit, upcoming units and the final exam.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a solubility graphing activity.

Important Reminders:
To help with student preparation for the Final Exam, a 25 multiple choice google forms assessment has been posted in our google classroom for students to complete as review for Units 1 and 2. Students will have 2 weeks to complete this google forms, thus the due date is on May 15th. Students are permitted to use their notes, books, etc. This will be a graded assessment!
April 30, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Hockey game this Thursday! Early lunch at 10:30.

6th Annual S.O.A.R (Spirit of Alex and Riley). We will run a food drive from Wednesday (tomorrow) May 1st until May 9th which was Alex’s and Riley’s birthday.

Other Dates:
May 2 – 3 – ROV Scout Competition at Marine Institute
May 16 – Spring Concert
May 17 – PD Day.
May 20 – Victoria Day Holiday

NOTE: Mini Enrichment courses are now ongoing. Students need to check their forms for the dates and location and remember to bring their waiver forms with them to the location.
Art
Assigned By: Bowers, Tracy
Art sketches due this week on Friday May 3rd. Sketches 7 & 8 should be finished and brought to class to be graded.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Students continued working on Section 7.5. Students are expected to complete their worksheet at home if it was not finished in class.

Students are reminded to please come to class prepared with pencils.

Some students no longer have working calculators. Calculators will be need for this unit, upcoming units and the final exam.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Students received back their Unit 3 today!

Students are reminded to bring a new yellow duo-tang for our last unit on 'Rocks and Minerals'.

Important Reminders:
To help with student preparation for the Final Exam, a 25 multiple choice google forms assessment has been posted in our google classroom for students to complete as review for Units 1 and 2. Students will have 2 weeks to complete this google forms, thus the due date is on May 15th. Students are permitted to use their notes, books, etc. This will be a graded assessment!
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
ATH- we examined the concepts of Democracy and Totalitarianism as forms of government today. We also discussed the effects of propaganda and society. Read up to ch 4
April 29, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today we worked on Section 7.5 'Different Ways to Express probability' Students were assigned page 282 #2,4 & 5.

Students are reminded to please come to class prepared with pencils.

Some students no longer have working calculators. Calculators will be need for this unit, upcoming units and the final exam.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Welcome back !

Today we did a pre-reading exercise inferring the novel content. We also started reading the first chapter.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Welcome back! 35 school days until exams.

Hockey game this Thursday! Early lunch at 10:30.

6th Annual S.O.A.R (Spirit of Alex and Riley). We will run a food drive from May 1st until May 9th which was Alex’s and Riley’s birthday.

Other Dates:
May 2 – 3 – ROV Scout Competition at Marine Institute
May 16 – Spring Concert
May 17 – PD Day.
May 20 – Victoria Day Holiday

NOTE: Mini Enrichment courses are now ongoing. Students need to check their forms for the dates and location and remember to bring their waiver forms with them to the location.
April 18, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Unit 3 Tests marks are now on PowerSchool.
April 17, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Science Test was TODAY!
April 16, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today we corrected the review sheet and students worked on questions on page 292, 1b,c, 2, 3,4

Students wrote their in class assignment.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given time to practice with the Pivot Animator program. This program will be used with the final project starting after Easter.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Science test is TOMORROW!!!!

Important Reminders:
Unit 3 Mixtures Test: Wednesday, April 17th. The test will be made up of MC, fill in's, and short answer questions, including a graphing section!

The part II Mixtures and Solutions review sheet (with answers) is now posted in Google Classroom! Remember to still go over your part I (chapter 7) review sheet and quiz.
April 15, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Important Reminders:
Unit 3 Mixtures Test: Wednesday, April 17th. The test will be made up of MC, fill in's, and short answer questions, including a graphing section!

The part II Mixtures and Solutions review sheet (with answers) is now posted in Google Classroom! Remember to still go over your part I (chapter 7) review sheet and quiz.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
A few students needed additional time to work on completing their Piskel (creating sprites & animation) projects. All other students were introduced to the Pivot Animator program as this will be used with our final project after Easter.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Permission forms and fees for the Annual Hockey game on May 2nd are tomorrow, Tuesday, April 16.

Cost is $5. If you have misplaced your letter then you can print one from google classroom (see 7-5 math)
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Students continued working on questions on measures of central tendency, range and outlier. They were asked to finish their review sheet for homework. We will finish correcting tomorrow during first math class.

See google classroom for instructional videos and quizzes.

In class Math assignment is tomorrow Tuesday, April 16th during second math class.
April 12, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Permission forms and fees for the Annual Hockey game on May 2nd are due by Tuesday, April 16. Cost is $5. If you have misplaced your letter then you can print one from google classroom (see 7-5 math)
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Open Book Quiz on Monday. Google classroom updated.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
We continued working on measures of Central tendency, range and outliers. Students began working on their review sheet.

In class assignment is Tuesday, April 16th.

Please see google classroom for copy of the notes, review sheet, useful videos and google form quizzes.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected our part II review sheet - the answers are now posted in google classroom.

Important Reminders:
Unit 3 Mixtures Test: April 17th. The test will be made up of MC, matching, fill in's, and short answer questions, including a graphing section!

The part II Mixtures and Solutions review sheet (with answers) is now posted in Google Classroom! Remember to still go over your part I (chapter 7) review sheet and quiz.
April 11, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Permission forms and fees for the Annual Hockey game on May 2nd are due by Tuesday, April 16. Cost is $5. If you have misplaced your letter then you can print one from google classroom (see 7-5 math)
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Permission forms and fees for the Annual Hockey game on May 2nd are due by Tuesday, April 16. Cost is $5. If you have misplaced your letter then you can print one from google classroom (see 7-5 math)
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Unit 7, Data Analysis. Students practiced how to calculate mean, median, and mode of a set of data.

Students are strongly encouraged to print their notes at home. (See google classroom)

Unit 7 In class assignment is Tuesday April 16. Students can use their notes.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we went over our Sample test from yesterday!

Important Reminders:
Unit 3 Mixtures Test: April 17th.

The part II Mixtures and Solutions review sheet is now posted in Google Classroom! Remember to still go over your part I (chapter 7) review sheet and quiz.
April 10, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Students were given Unit 7 Outcomes. We discussed sections 7.1 and 7.2. Students completed and we corrected # 2,3 & 4 on page 261. Students were working on #3 on page 265 at the end of class.

Unit 7 in class assignment will be Tuesday April 16th.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a sample test in preparation for our test next week! This google forms sample test can be found in our google classroom.

Important Reminders:
Unit 3 Mixtures Test: April 17th.

The part II Mixtures and Solutions review sheet is now posted in Google Classroom! Remember to still go over your part I (chapter 7) review sheet and quiz.
April 9, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we continued to work on our chapter 7/8 review sheet.

Important Reminders:
Unit 3 Mixtures Test: April 17th.

The part II Mixtures and Solutions review sheet is now posted in Google Classroom! Remember to still go over your part I (chapter 7) review sheet and quiz.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Math tests were passed back today. We went through the answers. Students were introduced to the topics in Unit 7. Please print the notes at home (which can be found on google classroom) for tomorrow's class
April 8, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. Read Aloud The Crazy Man is complete
2. We did a pre-reading exercise for the next selection .
3. Google classroom updated with additions for this unit.
Open Book Quiz- April 15, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Students finished their Tangram projects today. Anyone who has missed classes working on this project please come see me to arrange a time to finish it.

Unit 5 tests will be passed back tomorrow and we will begin Unit 7. Notes are available on google classroom to print at home
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Important Reminders:
Unit 3 Mixtures Test: April 17th.

The part II Mixtures and Solutions review sheet is now posted in Google Classroom! Remember to still go over your part I (chapter 7) review sheet and quiz.
April 5, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Students worked on their Tangram project today. They will get one more class to finish it on Monday.

Students need to use class time wisely or they may not complete the project by the end of the class. Please remember to bring pencils.

Unit 7 notes are available on google classroom to print at home
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given another class to work on completing their Piskel projects.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
On Monday, we will be doing our solubility lab.

Important Reminders:
Unit 3 Mixtures Test: April 17th.

The part II Mixtures and Solutions review sheet is now posted in Google Classroom! Remember to still go over your part I (chapter 7) review sheet and quiz.
April 4, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students received and worked on their part II review sheet for this unit on Mixtures and Solutions.

Important Reminders:
Unit 3 Mixtures Test: April 17th.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today in class students completed their Unit 5 Problem Solving. Tomorrow they will begin their Tangram project.

Unit 7 math notes are now on google classroom for students to print at home.
April 3, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Students wrote their Unit 5 test today.

Please bring unit 5 notes again tomorrow. Students will complete their Unit 5 Problem Solving.

Please remember to bring a pencil.

Unit 7 notes are now on google classroom for students to print at home.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed some review quizlets and a graded google forms exit card (open book of course!). If not completed today in class, it should be finished up at home!

The links to the review quizlets can be found here:

https://quizlet.com/ca/279751792/mixtures-and-solutions-review-flash-cards/

https://quizlet.com/198888968/mixtures-and-solutions-flash-cards/

https://quizlet.com/ca/276875911/science-unit-3-mixtures-chapter-78-flash-cards/

The google form exit card can be found here:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfdcTF-cBFdIhZx8S6cSzw8WRaf_vJ06TBf-gR7Kwq39Zwk-w/viewform?usp=sf_link

Important Reminders:
Unit 3 Mixtures Test: April 17th.
April 2, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Oobleck case study marks completed in yesterday's class are now available on PowerSchool.

Important Reminders:
Unit 3 Mixtures Test: April 15th.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today was a review class. We went over the answers to one of the review sheets.

Answer keys are posted in google classroom.

Good Luck on your test tomorrow. Remember to bring a pencil.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. Read Aloud - The Crazy Man con't
2. Nonfiction Recount taught the features today. p 220 in textbook.
3. Read Fire and Death P.221 in text
Working on Fire and Death questions.
April 15, 2015 -Open Book Quiz.
April 1, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today during class Unit 5 assignments were passed back and we went through the answers. Students also had time to work on their review sheets. The review sheets should be done for tomorrow's class. We will correct them.

Reminder: Unit 5 test in Wednesday April 3rd.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Speeches were returned today and posted on Google Classroom.
Con't with The Crazy Man.

Open book quiz - April 15, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a graded case study on Oobleck.
March 28, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
In our next science class (Monday if ski - trip goes ahead) we will be doing a unseen graded case study. Students can't really study for a case study, just get a good nights sleep and read everything carefully!
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Reminder: Unit 5 test is Wednesday, April 3.
Please see google classroom for copies of worksheets, review sheets, the assignment and a copy of this unit’s notes. All great study tools.
March 27, 2019
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued working on their Piskel activity.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. We are working on a read aloud novel - The Crazy Man by Pamela Porter
2. We have started our unit Mysteries, Fears and Phobias with a inc lass poster assignment. We have begun the first selection, The Killer's Tall Tale and answered question on Inference.
March 26, 2019
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students have begun a more focused activity using the Piskel online program, allowing them to make sprites/animations. The main theme of the activity will be for students to communicate that it's Spring / Easter.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a case study that looked at the effect of pressure on the solubility of gases. Here is a great intro video:

https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-effects-of-underwater-pressure-on-the-body-neosha-s-kashef
March 25, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up our experiment on how the solubility of gases changes with temperature.
March 22, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a experiment on how temperature of soda affects the solubility of carbon dioxide.
March 21, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected the webquest on separating mixtures completed in yesterday's class.
March 20, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a webquest on 'separating mixtures' - this activity can be found in google classroom.
March 19, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Excellent day presenting speeches. The class finalist will be invited to participate in the Junior High Speak Off on Thursday Night.

Digital Collage Assignment- due to technical issues with google classroom/slides no assignment will be deducted marks for lateness.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
For those without materials
Pg 188#'s 3,4,7
Pg 193 #'s 2,3,7

Mid Year Assignment Early Bird due date: Mar 26th.
Final Due date Mar 28th

Test Apr 3rd.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected our solubility worksheet completed in our last science class.

Then, we completed a clothes lines activity to show the relationship between: dilute solutions, concentrated solutions, unsaturated solutions, saturated solutions, and the solubility of a solution.
March 15, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Mid Year Assignment Early Bird due date: Mar 26th.
Final Due date Mar 28th

Test Apr 3rd.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued with using a program called Piskel. This is an online program where students are able to create a sprite that can be used in developing an animation.
March 14, 2019
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
A few students needed some time to complete a communication graphic activity. The rest began using a program where they can create a sprite and then have it animated.
March 13, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Chapter 7/8 quiz marks now available on PowerSchool.

Today we completed a worksheet on saturated and unsaturated solutions.

Science project marks were also given back to students on Monday and PowerSchool has been updated.
Art
Assigned By: Bowers, Tracy
Reminder that all Elements of Art foldables that were not completed were passed back to finish at home and need to be returned by tomorrow, Thursday March 14th. Instructions/ definitions for the project can be found on my website. (Accessed through the school Homework page)
March 12, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Science quiz was today!

Science project marks were given back during yesterday's class - PowerSchool has been updated.
March 11, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Speech- due date is adjusted to Wed. March 13, 2019. Presentations will begin on Wednesday.
Ind Novel- Digital Collage due Friday March 15, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected the chapter 7/8 review sheet (answers can also be found on google classroom).

Important Dates:
Chapter 7/8 Quiz - Tuesday, March 12th. The quiz will be 15 MC via google forms.

Review Quizlet:
https://quizlet.com/ca/276875911/science-unit-3-mixtures-chapter-78-flash-cards/
March 8, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we continued on with review. Review sheet answers are now posted on google classroom.

Important Dates:
Chapter 7/8 Quiz - Tuesday, March 12th. The quiz will be 15 MC via google forms.

Review Quizlet:
https://quizlet.com/ca/276875911/science-unit-3-mixtures-chapter-78-flash-cards/
March 7, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Speech- due date is adjusted to Wed. March 13, 2019. Presentations will begin on Wednesday.
Ind Novel- Digital Collage due Friday March 15, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we continued on with our review sheet for chapter 7/8 - which can be found on google classroom.

Important Dates:
Chapter 7/8 Quiz - Tuesday, March 12th. The quiz will be 15 MC via google forms.

Review Quizlet:
https://quizlet.com/ca/276875911/science-unit-3-mixtures-chapter-78-flash-cards/
March 6, 2019
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued to work on a communication graphic activity.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Important Dates:
Chapter 7/8 Quiz - Tuesday, March 12th.
March 5, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Thistle, Susan
TEST - March 14th, 2019

Review coming on Thursday and Friday of this week.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
A few students were given time to finish their Isometric / Orthographic drawings. All other students started to work on a communication graphic using Google Draw.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we reviewed concentration and then students received their chapter 7/8 review sheet. This is in preparation for next week's quiz.

Important Dates:
Chapter 7/8 Quiz - Tuesday, March 12th.
March 4, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Students began writing the rough draft of their persuasive essays today.We are confident with our source cards and research. We started intro paragraphs and thesis statements today. We will continue working on this tomorrow and for the week.
Please have your Independent novel for every class.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Tomorrow we will do an in-class Problem solving assessment. It will focus on circle graphs. Students will answer questions on prepared circle graphs and given data to construct one of their own. It will look very much like the review sheet we did in class. The answer key for this review sheet is posted in the google classroom.
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Mid-Year Assignment
On Wednesday Part 3 is due, and students will complete Part 4 in class.

Mid Year Assignment:
Part 1 'Take Home' due Feb 27th
Part 2 'In Class' Feb 27th
Part 3 'Take Home' due mar 6th
Part 4 'In Class' Mar 6th.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a worksheet on concentration.

Important Dates:
Chapter 4 Quiz - Tuesday, March 12th.
March 1, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a worksheet on soluble and insoluble substances/particles.
February 28, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students completed an activity on solutes, solvents and solutions. This activity is posted in google classroom. If not finished in today class, please have it completed ASAP.
February 27, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a concept map to review mixtures and solutions.

Tomorrow we are completing an activity on solutes, solvents and solutions in google classroom.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Part 1 of Mid year was handed in today. Part 2 was completed in class.

Part 3 was handed out today and is due March 6th.

Mid Year Assignment:
Part 1 'Take Home' due Feb 27th
Part 2 'In Class' Feb 27th
Part 3 'Take Home' due mar 6th
Part 4 'In Class' Mar 6th.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Gave out handouts on sample essay, thesis statement and sample source card. We will be working with these on Thursday and Friday.
Final copy of the speech will require three source cards - one for each supported paragraph.
February 26, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Excellent day ! Moving into our Independent Novel. We also completed our topic selection work. Each students should have a clear topic. They should understand which SIDE of the topic they are persuading people to agree with them about. Tomorrow we do Thesis statements and learn how to fill out source cards for our research. Final Copy Due Date is March 11.

S
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Last week students learned about heterogeneous and homogeneous mixtures and pure substances.

As well, students learned about the different ways to determine the different between heterogeneous and homogeneous mixtures:
- Look at the particle view
- Use a filter
- The Tyndall effect (i.e. shine a light through it).

Today we reviewed over a worksheet on solutes, solvents and solutions. We also looked at how the particles look when substances (like salt) dissolve in water.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Part 1 of Mid year due tomorrow!! Part 2 to be done in class!


Mid Year Assignment:
Part 1 'Take Home' due Feb 27th
Part 2 'In Class' Feb 27th
Part 3 'Take Home' due mar 6th
Part 4 'In Class' Mar 6th.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
February 25, 2019
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Worked on Isometric / Orthographic drawing activity using an online drawing tool program. Today students were evaluated on the work they completed. Any student who was absent will complete this next class.
February 22, 2019
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Worked on Isometric / Orthographic drawing activity using an online drawing tool program.
February 21, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
test today! We will begin the last section in unit 4 tomorrow - circle graphs. We will do an in-class assignment (Problem Solving) on this section exclusively next week.
February 20, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Novels need to be in class everyday during the Speech Unit. Please. Today we went to the LRC to begin research. Students were asked to narrow down the list to three topics and begin to search for research. The final topic will be the one they have found useful information.
February 14, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Underground to Canada Scrapbooks were due today. Please have an Independent novel to read during class while we are working on our Essays & Speeches Unit.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Happy Valentine`s Day!

Unit 4 Assignment went out on Feb 6th.
Early Bird - Feb 12th
Final due date - Feb 14th

Unit 4 test Feb 21st


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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started to discuss the 2 different types of mixtures - Homogeneous vs. Heterogeneous.

Unit 2 Tests were given back to students today.

Important Dates:
Final Science Project (i.e. google slide presentation) are due February 19th. Students must work on putting together their google slide presentation. Exemplars are posted to google classroom.
February 13, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Students will need a new yellow duo-tang for Unit 3: Mixtures and Solutions.

Important Dates:
Final Science Project (i.e. google slide presentation) are due February 19th. Students must work on putting together their google slide presentation. Exemplars are posted to google classroom.
February 12, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Final Scrapbook class today- Due on Feb 14, 2019 this Thursday

We begin a new unit tomorrow- Essays & Speeches.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given time to finish the Isometric / Orthographic activity. If not complete it is now assigned to be done by the start of next class as students will have to submit it in the beginning with no time to work on it.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up work on conduction, convection and radiation.

Unit 2 Science Test marks are now available on PowerSchool.

Students will need a new yellow duo-tang for Unit 3: Mixtures and Solutions.

Important Dates:
Final Science Project (i.e. google slide presentation) are due February 19th. Students must work on putting together their google slide presentation. Exemplars are posted to google classroom.
February 11, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Scrapbook class today. Tomorrow will be the final day in class for Scrapbook work. Final scrapbooks are due in class on Thursday Feb 14, 2019.
Late assignments will be deducted 10% as per school policy.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
REMINDER - U4 Assignment EARLY BIRD due TOMORROW!

Unit 4 Assignment went out on Feb 6th.
Early Bird - Feb 12th
Final due date - Feb 14th

Unit 4 test Feb 21st


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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Unit 2 Science Test marks are now available on PowerSchool.

Today we worked on a worksheet in our booklet on conduction, convection and radiation.

Students will need a new yellow duo-tang for their next science class, as we will be starting Unit 3: Mixtures and Solutions.

Important Dates:
Final Science Project (i.e. google slide presentation) are due February 19th. Students must work on putting together their google slide presentation. Exemplars are posted to google classroom.
February 8, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Completed the movie, researched Harriett Tubman and worked on scrapbooks. Please have your materials for Monday. Due Date - Feb 14, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Unit 2 Science Test marks are now available on PowerSchool.

Today we went into detail on what the google slide should look like for the science project. Exemplars and rubrics are posted to google classroom.

Remember to bring a new yellow duo-tang for Unit 3: Mixtures and Solutions.

Important Dates:
Final Science Project (i.e. google slide presentation) are due February 19th. Students must work on putting together their google slide presentation. Exemplars are posted to google classroom.
February 7, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Unit 4 Assignment went out on Feb 6th.
Early Bird - Feb 12th
Final due date - Feb 14th

Unit 4 test Feb 21st


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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Finished the movie Race To Freedom today. Students will have a double period to work on the Scrapbook assignment in class tomorrow. Please bring materials from home. Due date - Feb 14, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Science test was today!

Important Dates:
Final Science Project (i.e. google slide presentation) are due February 19th. Students must now work on putting together their google slide presentation. Exemplars are posted to google classroom.

February 6, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Complete page 151 #'s 2,5 (8 is optional but I encourage you to try it!)

The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected our chapter 5 review sheet. Answers to the review sheet are posted in google-classroom in with the Unit 2 Review Materials.

Test TOMORROW! The test is made up of MC and short answer questions. Don't forget to study your chapter 4 material.

Important Dates:
Final Science Project (i.e. google slide presentation) are due February 19th. Students must now work on putting together their google slide presentation. Exemplars are posted to google classroom.

Unit 2 Test date: Thursday, February 7th. Students are reminded to study their chapter 4 notes as well. Review material has been posted in google classroom!
February 5, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Underground to Canada quiz today. Marks are posted to power school.
Scrapbook assignment is due Feb 14, 2019. We are watching the movie linked to the book Underground to Canada, students should be working on the scrapbook assignment outside class time.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we continued to work on our chapter 5 review sheet. If not finished today, then please have it completed for tomorrow as we will correcting it. The answers will be posted to google classroom (with the Unit 2 Review Material).

Today students received back their proposals/outlines for their science project. All comments have been made on the google doc (in google classroom). As well, a rubric was given back to students to show how they scored in each section. Students are encouraged to look through these comments and make changes where necessary.

Students must now work on putting together their google slide presentation. Exemplars and rubrics are posted to google classroom.

Important Dates:
Final Science Project (i.e. google slide presentation) are due February 19th. Students must now work on putting together their google slide presentation. Exemplars are posted to google classroom.

Unit 2 Test date: Thursday, February 7th. Students are reminded to study their chapter 4 notes as well. Review material has been posted in google classroom!
February 4, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Complete textbook questions pg 145 #'s 2 & 5 for homework.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Today students started to research the difference between isometric and orthographic drawings.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Unit 2 Test date: Thursday, February 7th. Students are reminded to study their chapter 4 notes as well. Review material has been posted in google classroom!
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Underground to Canada review quiz today. In class content quiz tomorrow.
February 1, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we continued to work on our chapter 5 review sheet in preparation for the quiz next week.

Important Dates:
Proposals (submitted through google classroom) are due overdue!

Unit 2 Test date: Thursday, February 7th. Students are reminded to study their chapter 4 notes as well. Review material has been posted in google classroom!
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Underground to Canada content quiz on Tuesday Feb 5.
Scrapbook assignments are posted to GC.
January 31, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up work on our heating curve worksheets in our booklet.

Students then received a copy of the review sheet for chapter 5 to begin work on.

Important Dates:
Proposals (submitted through google classroom) are due overdue!

Unit 2 Test date: Thursday, February 7th. Students are reminded to study their chapter 4 notes as well. Review material has been posted in google classroom!
January 30, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up work on expansion and contraction and then started to work on the heating curve page in our booklet.

Important Dates:
Proposals (submitted through google classroom) are due overdue!

Unit 2 Test date: Thursday, February 7th.
January 29, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected the phase change worksheet in our booklet and then completed the 2 expansion and contraction worksheets in our booklets.

Important Dates:
Proposals (submitted through google classroom) are due overdue!

Unit 2 Test date: February 7th.
January 28, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we reviewed over the 6 phase changes and completed the 'Changes of State' worksheet in our booklets.

Please ensure your 'Changes of State' webquest is finished from Friday's class (google classroom) and turned in - as this is a graded assessment.

Important Dates:
Proposals (submitted through google classroom) are due TODAY!

Tentative Unit 2 Test date: February 7th.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
TEST - Friday Feb 8, 2019 (may be moved earlier if we finish the novel earlier- notice will be given ) Underground to Canada - please use your chapter questions for review
January 25, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Thistle, Susan
TEST MONDAY, January 28TH:)
Review sheet is posted in the Google Classroom with answers:)
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we finished our lesson on ISMS - internet safety and media smarts!
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students completed a webquest on the 'Changes of State', which is posted in google classroom. This will be a graded assessment, so if not finished up in class please complete it at home.

Important Dates:
Proposals (submitted through google classroom) are due Monday, January 28th.
Tentative Unit 2 Test date: February 7th.
January 24, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Important Dates:
Proposals (submitted through google classroom) are due Monday, January 28th.
January 23, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Questions to ch 11 and read to ch 12
All students should be aware audio versions of the novels are posted to Google Classroom and should be listened to if absent for avoid spoilers in class and falling behind if absent. are
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given one last class to go through the Media Smarts activity.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up our worksheets on Kinetic Energy in our booklet.

Important Dates:
Proposals (submitted through google classroom) are due Monday, January 28th.
January 22, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Thistle, Susan
TEST: Chapter 5, Monday , January 28, 2019.

We completed part 1 of your review sheet yesterday, with the definitions. Today we will complete the review questions. Tomorrow we will correct both sections.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started on the K.E. page in our booklet (p. 2)

Important Dates:
Proposals (submitted through google classroom) are due Monday, January 28th.
January 21, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Thistle, Susan
Chapter 5 Test : Monday, January 28th.

We started the review sheet today in class. Please start reviewing at home as well.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Unit 3B Test tomorrow, Jan 22nd!!

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Note: Unit 3 was broken into two sub-units; Unit 3A & 3B.
Unit 3A comprised of sections 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6. This has been assessed.

We are now working on Unit 3B: comprised of the remaining sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.7, 3.8.
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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Underground to Canada- questions ch 9. Audio ch 11
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students worked on their proposals. This was our last in class period to work on the proposal.

All info can be found in google classroom.

Important Dates:
Proposals (submitted through google classroom) are due Monday, January 28th.
January 18, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students worked on their proposals!

Please get your wish lists and partner forms completed (in google classroom) ASAP so that I can approve your topic.

All info can be found in google classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Underground to Canada materials have been added to the Google classroom including audio clip links for any student that missed part of the book. Up to chapter 9 with questions complete.
January 17, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students worked on their wish lists/partner forms for the science project. Please get your wish lists and partner forms completed (in google classroom) ASAP so that I can approve your topic and then you can begin your proposal.

Tomorrow, we will start working on our proposals!

All documents relating to the science project are posted in google classroom.
January 16, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
We are at Ch 6 in the novel with the questions completed.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started to discuss the Science research project. This year students have 2 options for their project: 1) Career in Science or 2) Science Experiment.

Student may work individually or with a max of one other person from their class.

Students will be given one science class to select a topic, fill out the wish list/partner form and then 2 more classes to work on their science proposal.

Once the proposal is submitted, I will grade it and give feedback. Students will then begin to put together the final project.

Project descriptions, proposals, and partner forms/wish lists will be posted in google classroom.

Please discuss with your child which option they would like to do and if they would prefer to work with a partner or to work individually.
January 15, 2019
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were to continue with the Media Smarts activity assigned last class.
January 14, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Read to the end of CH 4 and if questions are not completed from class time they should be completed for homework
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were assigned to visit and use a website called Media Smarts. This is to help build on the Internet Safety information presented before our Christmas break.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected the 'Whats the Matter' and the 'Matter Matters' worksheets and worked on our Amazing Matter worksheet.
January 11, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
completed up to Ch 2 with questions. of our novel Underground to Canada.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Unit 3B assignment - early bird due Jan 14th
Final due date Jan 16

Unit 3B Test Jan 22nd.

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Note: Unit 3 was broken into two sub-units; Unit 3A & 3B.
Unit 3A comprised of sections 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6. This has been assessed.

We are now working on Unit 3B: comprised of the remaining sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.7, 3.8.
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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up work on the 'Comparing the 3 states of matter' worksheet in our booklet and then started on the 2 worksheet on matter.
January 10, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
No science class today due to delayed opening.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Underground to Canada slide show for introduction. We read chapter 1 and the students have the chapter questions for the whole novel. We will do chapter 1 questions together tomorrow.
January 9, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Photo Essay presentations continue.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started to work on the page in our booklet called 'Comparing the Three states of Matter' - we will come back to kinetic energy tomorrow and in Friday's class.

Here are three great video links:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4TPV3V39PMI (solids)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TxpwwPOwR30 (liquids)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELtSFDod3Dg (gases)
January 8, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students worked on the first 2 pages of their chapter 5 booklet (also posted in google classroom) on the 5 parts of the particles theory of matter.
January 7, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
All classes presenting Photo Essays today in class. These were submitted before the holiday. We will begin the novel Underground to Canada in class this week. Please clear out your binders for new material.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students received their booklet for chapter 5. This is NOT a new unit, just a new chapter in Unit 2. Students should bring this booklet to each science class.

A copy of this booklet can also be found in google classroom.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Happy New Year and Welcome back!

We are picking up right where we left of - section 3.2. Today we practiced arranging fractions on numberlines using benchmarks.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Thistle, Susan
Welcome back! Great class today.

Tomorrow you will be completing your case study about the Acadians.
We will then be working on our centers about the lifestyle in the 1800s.
December 20, 2018
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given an opportunity to display their Scratch projects. After this any student not completed were given time to finish.
December 19, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students received their grade on the graphing assessment we recently did. We went over the graphing in class today. I did collect back in the graphs, however, if someone wishes to get a copy of review purposes, please send me an email.

Marks have been updated in PowerSchool.
December 17, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a graded graphing assessment.
December 14, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed the practice graphing on Studying. The graphing examples (and notes!) can be found in our google classroom.

Remember to look over your graphing rules over the weekend (in google classroom), as we will be doing a graded graphing assessment on Monday!
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
uiz- Dec 18, 2018- this will be an open notes in class assignment. You must have your materials in class.
December 13, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started some practice on graphing. We completed a practice graphing together (on bread mold), as a class. The rules for graphing are posted in our google classroom.

We will be doing one more practice and then we will do a graded graphing assessment on Monday.

Chapter 4 quiz marks are now available on Powerschool.
December 12, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we practiced conversions of decimals to fractions (section 3.1). Students were given another practice sheet.

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Note: Unit 3 will be broken into two sub-units; Unit 3A & 3B.
Unit 3A is comprised of sections 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6. These deal with adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals.
These sections will be tested before Christmas.

Unit 3B will be comprised of the remaining sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.7, 3.8. We will finish these sections in January.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students are starting to finish the Animation coding assignment using the online program called Scratch. Once completed it will be shared in the Studios Project folder.
Music
Assigned By: Gillingham, Christina
Awesome Class today. Class 1 of Counting Stars or Hippopotamus or I'm Yours students choice and full class practice- Well Done:o)
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Chapter 4 quiz marks are now available on Powerschool.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Quiz- Dec 18, 2018- this will be an open notes in class assignment. You must have your materials in class.

Due to the weather we switched to the poem 'snow' and completed the personification term. Check your booklet for sample answers.

December 11, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Science quiz was today!
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Quiz- Dec 18, 2018- this will be an open notes in class assignment. You must have your materials in class.

Today we looked at The Shark and will complete literal meaning and simile answers. We moved on and read Celebration poem as well.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued to work on the Animation coding assignment using the online program called Scratch.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we practiced conversions of decimals to fraction(section 3.1).
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Note: Unit 3 will be broken into two sub-units; Unit 3A & 3B.
Unit 3A is comprised of sections 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6. These deal with adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals.
These sections will be tested before Christmas.

Unit 3B will be comprised of the remaining sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.7, 3.8. We will finish these sections in January.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
December 7, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
No quiz today due to the delayed opening. Our quiz is now scheduled for next Tuesday, Dec 11th, which is our next science class.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Poetry Open Notes Quiz Dec 18, 2018.
Photo Essays are due today

Today we reviewed the terms of figurative language for poetry. We began the poem The Shark. We wrote a simile sample answer together. WE also started the literal meaning answer.
December 6, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Quiz TOMORROW - 15 MC items! Please study your chapter 4 review sheet. Answers are posted on my website and in google classroom!

December 5, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected our chapter 4 review sheet. Answers can be found on my website.

Here is also a review quizlet:
https://quizlet.com/ca/344360175/grade-7-science-chapter-4-review-flash-cards/

Important Dates:
Chapter 4 quiz this Friday, December 7th. The quiz will be made up of 15 MC in a google form.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Today we used chrome books and worked on the Photo Essay assignment due for this FRIDAY.
December 4, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Tests were returned and reviewed. We then looked at section 3.1.

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Note: Unit 3 will be broken into two sub-units; Unit 3A & 3B.
Unit 3A is comprised of sections 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6. These deal with adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals.
These sections will be tested before Christmas.

Unit 3B will be comprised of the remaining sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.7, 3.8. We will finish these sections in January.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected the worksheet in google classroom on 'Modern Methods of Measuring Temperature'.

Next, we worked on our chapter 4 review sheet. This review sheet can also be found on my website. Please ensure this worksheet is completed for tomorrow's class, as we will be correcting it.

Important Dates:
Chapter 4 quiz this Friday, December 7th. The quiz will be made up of 15 MC in a google form.
December 3, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we did Hour of Code, and had a presentation on Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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Note: Unit 3 will be broken into two sub-units; Unit 3A & 3B.
Unit 3A is comprised of sections 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6. These deal with adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals.
These sections will be tested before Christmas.

Unit 3B will be comprised of the remaining sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.7, 3.8. We will finish these sections in January.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students worked on their Animation coding assignment using the online program called Scratch.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Important Dates:
Chapter 4 quiz this Friday, December 7th. The quiz will be made up of 15 MC in a google form.
November 30, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Novel Reading - assignment is posted to Google Classroom. Due December 7 ** Students with longer novels should be reading at home as well as in class.

Turning Points blue packages were collected in class today. Please hand them in if you did not - your rough draft work is worth marks too!
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were introduced to a Scratch assignment today that they will create using the Scratch program.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a worksheet in google classroom on 'Modern Methods of Measuring Temperature'.

Important Dates:
Chapter 4 quiz next Friday, December 7th.
November 29, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students were given their chapter 4 review sheet. This document can also be found on my website.

Important Dates:
Chapter 4 quiz next Friday, December 7th.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Test today!

We will move on to Unit 3B tomorrow!
November 28, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
TEST TOMORROW!!

Today we reviewed for test!


Unit 3A Test: Nov 29th.


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Note: Unit 3 will be broken into two sub-units; Unit 3A & 3B.
Unit 3A is comprised of sections 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6. These deal with adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals.
These sections will be tested before Christmas.

Unit 3B will be comprised of the remaining sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.7, 3.8. We will finish these sections in January.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a practice case study which can found on google classroom.

We read the article together, as a class, and then looked for the answers to the questions by highlighting key words and then looking for those words in the case study.

I also posted to our google classroom a review quizlet for chapter 4!
November 27, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Turning Points Essays due today.
Novel Reading - assignment is posted to Google Classroom. Due December 7 ** Students with longer novels should be reading at home as well as in class.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected the work on the 'calibrating a thermometer' worksheet started in yesterday's class in google classroom. Please ensure your work is turned in!
November 26, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we continued practicing order of operations with decimals.

Assignments will go back tomorrow.

Unit 3A Assignment Early Bird: Nov 20th
Final due date: Nov 22nd

Unit 3A Test: Nov 29th.


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Note: Unit 3 will be broken into two sub-units; Unit 3A & 3B.
Unit 3A is comprised of sections 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6. These deal with adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals.
These sections will be tested before Christmas.

Unit 3B will be comprised of the remaining sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.7, 3.8. We will finish these sections in January.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a 'calibrating a thermometer' worksheet in google classroom. Please ensure your work is turned in!
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Novel Reading - assignment is posted to Google Classroom. Due December 7 ** Students with longer novels should be reading at home as well as in class.

Turning Points essays due tomorrow. No more class time. Please hand in your paper copies and submitted your final copy on GC.
November 23, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Novel Reading - assignment is posted to Google Classroom. Due December 7 ** Students with longer novels should be reading at home as well as in class.

Turning Points were continued in class today and should be continued /worked on at home. Final copies are due Tuesday Nov. 27 Students will have chrome books in class to type the final copy.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we continued practicing order of operations with decimals.

Assignments were collected.

Unit 3A Assignment Early Bird: Nov 20th
Final due date: Nov 22nd

Unit 3A Test: Nov 29th.


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Note: Unit 3 will be broken into two sub-units; Unit 3A & 3B.
Unit 3A is comprised of sections 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6. These deal with adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals.
These sections will be tested before Christmas.

Unit 3B will be comprised of the remaining sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.7, 3.8. We will finish these sections in January.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
November 22, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we continued practicing division of decimals and started order of operations.

Assignments were collected.

Unit 3A Assignment Early Bird: Nov 20th
Final due date: Nov 22nd

Unit 3A Test: Nov 29th.


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Note: Unit 3 will be broken into two sub-units; Unit 3A & 3B.
Unit 3A is comprised of sections 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6. These deal with adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals.
These sections will be tested before Christmas.

Unit 3B will be comprised of the remaining sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.7, 3.8. We will finish these sections in January.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were set up with a classroom account for Scratch today. Scratch is a program that will teach students how to animate through block coding. The next assignment will be done using this program.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Novel Reading - assignment is posted to Google Classroom. Due December 7 ** Students with longer novels should be reading at home as well as in class.
November 21, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we went over the webquest completed in class yesterday on google classroom. If you did not complete either the webquest or the exit card, please make sure you do so at home. : )

Next, we learned about early thermometers, especially the thermoscope!

This is a great video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_q5cUmA6zpE
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
A few students were given time to finish the google slide poem activity. Once done they are now being introduced to a block coding program called Scratch.
November 20, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Novel Reading - assignment is posted to Google Classroom. Due December 7 ** Students with longer novels should be reading at home as well as in class.

Turning Points rough drafts were started in class today and should be continued /worked on at home. Final copies are due Tuesday Nov. 27 Students will have chrome books in class to type the final copy.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Thistle, Susan
Chapter 3 Test tomorrow!
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started Unit 2 - Heat and Temperature. We completed a webquest on describing temperature and the temperatures of some common things. The webquest and exit card we completed today can be found in google classroom.

Remember to bring a new yellow duo-tang to science class for Unit 2.
November 19, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Unit 1 test marks are now available on PowerSchool. Today we went over the test, together, as a class. Students were given their tests to take home.

Remember to bring a new yellow duo-tang to science class for Unit 2.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. Novel Reading - assignment is posted to Google Classroom. Due December 7

2. Turning Points final writing exercise will complete tomorrow and we move into rough drafts
November 16, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we practiced multiplication of decimals. Next class we will start division.


Unit 3A Assignment Early Bird: Nov 20th
Final due date: Nov 22nd

Unit 3A Test: Nov 29th.


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Note: Unit 3 will be broken into two sub-units; Unit 3A & 3B.
Unit 3A is comprised of sections 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6. These deal with adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals.
These sections will be tested before Christmas.

Unit 3B will be comprised of the remaining sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.7, 3.8. We will finish these sections in January.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Continuing with our novel reading and Turning Points essay pre writing.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Remember to bring a new yellow duo-tang for Unit 2!
November 15, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Science unit 1 test marks will be updated on PowerSchool by the end of today.

Remember to bring a new yellow duo-tang for Unit 2!
Social Studies
Assigned By: Thistle, Susan
Chapter 3 Test will be November 21.

We will be working through our review sheet in class tomorrow.

The Poverty assignment will be included in your report card mark. Please make sure that this has been submitted!
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
We continued with multiplying decimals today.

Unit 3A Assignment Early Bird: Nov 20th
Final due date: Nov 22nd

Unit 3A Test: Nov 29th.


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Note: Unit 3 will be broken into two sub-units; Unit 3A & 3B.
Unit 3A is comprised of sections 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6. These deal with adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals.
These sections will be tested before Christmas.

Unit 3B will be comprised of the remaining sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.7, 3.8. We will finish these sections in January.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. Novel reading and continuing to work on our Turning Points
November 14, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Science test was today!

Remember to bring a new yellow duo-tang for Unit 2!
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
We began multiplying decimals today.


Mental Math Quiz 'Adding & Subtracting' integers will go ahead on Thursday, Nov 15th.


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Note: Unit 3 will be broken into two sub-units; Unit 3A & 3B.
Unit 3A is comprised of sections 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6. These deal with adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals.
These sections will be tested before Christmas.

Unit 3B will be comprised of the remaining sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.7, 3.8. We will finish these sections in January.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
November 13, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Test TOMORROW! Remember to study your chapter 1 and 2 review sheets and try out the sample test (posted in google classroom).

The test is 20 MC and 3 short answer questions.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Independent Novel reading

Working on Turning Points pre-writing. If you did not finish your Hot Write , please complete for homework .
November 8, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. 10 minute novel reading

2. working on Turning Points packages. Today we completed the value section and began second hot write.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected review sheet for chapter 2 (answers on my website).

As a reminder, please study your chapter 1 review sheet as well.

The test is made up of 20 MC and 3 short answer question.

I have a sample test scheduled to post in google classroom for 2 pm today. This will be great practice for the test!

Important Dates:
Unit 1 Test: November 14th
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
All students have now begun the seasonal activity where they will use a poem to create a Google slide presentation.

Reminder: Communication Device Assignments are now past due.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
HAVE A GREAT LONG WEEKEND!

Today students completed a Grade 7 math skills diagnostic assessment. This assesses outcomes from grade 6 math - allowing a snap shot of strengths and weaknesses.

Unit 3 Notes are posted in Google Classroom.

Mental Math Quiz 'Adding & Subtracting' integers will go ahead on Thu, Nov 15th.


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Note: Unit 3 will be broken into two sub-units; Unit 3A & 3B.
Unit 3A is comprised of sections 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6. These deal with adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals.
These sections will be tested before Christmas.

Unit 3B will be comprised of the remaining sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.7, 3.8. We will finish these sections in January.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
November 7, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. all students need to have their Independent novel in class everyday for silent reading.

2. Turning Points personal essay unit was distributed today. Students completed the first hot write, moved into identifying traits & values and completed the page of drawing one of the values. Please complete for homework if you did not complete it in class.

3. Schooled Read Aloud assignments were due today.

4. Unit test was returned
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we returned and reviewed math test. Continued with adding decimals.

Unit 3 Notes are posted in Google Classroom.

Mental Math Quiz 'Adding & Subtracting' integers will go ahead on Wed, Nov 14th.


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Note: Unit 3 will be broken into two sub-units; Unit 3A & 3B.
Unit 3A is comprised of sections 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6. These deal with adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals.
These sections will be tested before Christmas.

Unit 3B will be comprised of the remaining sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.7, 3.8. We will finish these sections in January.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
November 6, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we reviewed over the webquest completed in yesterday's class on succession.

Then, students received their review sheet for chapter 2/3 (also on my website). Students worked on this worksheet until the end of class.

Please bring back your review sheet for tomorrow's class, as we will be working on this again.

Important Dates:
Unit 1 Test: November 14th
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Students were given extra time to complete Problem Solving Assessment.

Today we introduced unit 3, by practicing adding and subtracting.


Note: Unit 3 will be broken into two sub-units; Unit 3A & 3B.
Unit 3A is comprised of sections 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6. These deal with adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals.
These sections will be tested before Christmas.

Unit 3B will be comprised of the remaining sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.7, 3.8. We will finish these sections in January.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp

Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. Please have your Independent Novel in class everyday. Students can choose a novel from the selection available in Language class.

2. Read Aloud assignments are due on WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 7 2018 - TOMORROW

3. Creative writing reflection on Remembrance Day Assembly.
November 5, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Thistle, Susan
Poverty Assignment:

Early Bird - November 8
Due Date: November 13
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
missed class for Assembly.

Reminder: Read Aloud Assignment Due This Wednesday Nov 7, 2018

Please have Independent Novels in class.

Working on pre-writing for Essays
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a webquest on succession - please see our google classroom for more details.

Important Dates:
Unit 1 Test: November 14th
November 2, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a coding activity for energy pyramid:

https://www.tynker.com/ide/?p=544059c984aafa563f000002

Important Dates:
Unit 1 Test: November 14th (Note change in date)
November 1, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we reviewed over food chains and food webs! We then learned about energy pyramid's. Here is a great video/animation:

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/science_up_close/314/deploy/interface.html

Tomorrow we will be doing a coding activity!

Important Dates:
Unit 1 Test: November 14th (Note change in date)
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we practiced for tomorrow's test.

Unit 2 test TOMORROW, Friday, NOV 2nd.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
October 31, 2018
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Most students now have the 2 communication device activities completed. Today students were introduced to a seasonal activity where they will use a poem to create a Google slide presentation.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. Completed the Read Aloud Novel Schooled today. Assignments are posted to Google Classroom and given out in paper copy. Samples have been reviewed in class - DUE Nov 7 , 2018

2. Please have an Independent Novel to read in class ASAP.

3. Test marks are posted to power school.
October 30, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Thistle, Susan
Finish questions 22-32 in your booklet if you did not complete them in class.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Almost complete the novel Schooled. Assignment given out and posted in google classroom. Due Nov 7
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students worked on completing communication assignments. One is about Past/Present/Future communication devices while the other is completing an activity on the Top 100 Gadgets by Time Magazine.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a worksheet on food chains and food webs.

Important Dates:
November 16th: Tentative Test Date
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Practice test was written today.

Review questions in textbook: pg 74 #'s 1,4,6,8,9,,12,13,15

Assignments will be returned and reviewed tomorrow.

'Adding & Subtracting Integers' Foldable will be completed tomorrow.


Unit 2 test Friday, NOV 2nd.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
October 29, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Read Aloud Novel - Schooled. Assignment given out and posted today on GC. Due Nov 7th.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we finished correcting the review sheet that was given out on Friday.

Students then worked on review questions in textbook: pg 74 #'s 1,4,6,8,9,,12,13,15

Practice test will take place tomorrow.

'Adding & Subtracting Integers' Foldable will be completed on Wednesday.


Unit 2 Assignment was handed out Oct 16th.
U2 Assign Early Bird date: Oct 24th
U2 Assign Final due date: Oct 26th

Unit 2 test Friday, NOV 2nd.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we watched a video on a forest ecosystem.

Important Dates:
November 16th: Tentative Test Date
Health
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Last class working on our three areas of Health foldables.
October 26, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a Google classroom webquest on food chains. Remember to turn in your work.

Classroom Code: q20n2cg
October 25, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we corrected the rest of the section 2.4 worksheet.

Early bird assignments were handed back. Students had time to ask questions and work on their assignment.

Students then played Connect Four with integers.

Unit 2 Assignment was handed out Oct 16th.
U2 Assign Early Bird date: Oct 24th
U2 Assign Final due date: Oct 26th

Unit 2 test Friday, NOV 2nd.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected the worksheet on 'Roles of Organisms' completed in yesterday's class.

Chapter 1 quizzes were given back to students today, as well as the salty seeds lab.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Test tomorrow. All materials are posted to google classroom.
October 24, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Thistle, Susan
Definitions are available on Google Classroom if you did not complete them in class today.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students completed a worksheet on the 'Roles of Organisms' in the food chain (i.e. herbivores, decomposes, etc).
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students completed a worksheet on the 'Roles of Organisms' in the food chain (i.e. herbivores, decomposes, etc).
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
TEST - Friday
Please review Vegas terms and TDSC formats - available on Google Classroom.
Today we did great work on the TDSC format, students should be confident in the work we did and it is posted on Google Classroom.
We also read a chapter of Schooled.
October 23, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we practiced subtracting integers using tiles and number lines.

Unit 2 Assignment was handed out Oct 16th.
U2 Assign Early Bird date: Oct 24th
U2 Assign Final due date: Oct 26th

Unit 2 test Friday, NOV 2nd.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up work on our salty seeds experiment.

This will be a graded assessment.
October 19, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Excellent TDSC work on the chromebooks today. All materials posted in Google Classroom. We will continue with TDSC work next week
TEST- Oct 26, 2018
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
A few students were given time to finish the 7 resources of Technology while the majority have now started a Communication devices activity.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we looked at the results of our salty seeds experiment! We will finish up the write up to this experiment next science class.

Science quizzes were given back to students today.
October 18, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
TEST- Oct 26, 2018

Returned TDSC homework on Resisting Hitler- students reviewed to find the mistakes in format. We reviewed the TDSC outlines on Google Classroom and started a new practice TDSC on Capricorn Anderson.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we continued on to practice identifying variables and how to correctly write an hypothesis.
Health
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Working on a three areas of health foldable
1.physical
2.mental
3.social
October 17, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we continued practicing adding integers using tiles. Students were also introduced to addition using number lines.

Unit 2 Assignment was handed out yesterday (Oct 16th).
U2 Assign Early Bird date: Oct 24th
U2 Assign Final due date: Oct 26th

Unit 2 test TBA.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Double class today

returned test
read 2 chapters of Schooled
Covered Text Sequencing with worksheet on The Girl Who Called For Peace
Halloween Writer's Notebook completed
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students worked through worksheets on independent, dependent and controlled variables in an experiment. These worksheets are not for homework - we will finish them next day.
October 16, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Listening Test Today
Written Unit Test- Oct 26
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we continued on with our salty seeds experiment.

We also completed a worksheet on the different types of variables. This is a great video:

http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/scientific-inquiry/scientific-methods.htm

Folders have been returned to students - their folder check mark has been placed in their zip-lock baggies. Marks in PowerSchool have been updated.
October 15, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we started unit 2: Integers. section 2.1.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Quiz marks for chapter 1 are now on PowerSchool.

Today we started to learn about the scientific method, and started our own little salty seeds experiment.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. Listening Test Tomorrow. reviewed page 30 of textbook.
2. gave outline for Unit 1 written test on Oct 26th
3. Began poem I Need to Wake Up. with worksheet for in class on Wed.
October 12, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Listening Test - Oct 16
Written Unit Test- Oct 26

Today we started with a chapter of Schooled. Then we did a second listening practice on Thomas' Snowsuit.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Science quiz was today!

Students also passed in their yellow duo-tangs for a folder check.
October 11, 2018
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given time to finish the 7 resources of Technology activity.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Listening Test - Oct 16
Written Unit Test- Oct 26

focus on Schooled-
reviewed three PSA video clips to identify Audience and Purpose.
October 10, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Thistle, Susan
Finish your First contact questions up as far as #9 for tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Listening Test - Oct 16
Written Unit Test- Oct 26

continuing with Audience and Purpose. reviewed Release The Crickets with answers. Will continue with videos selection from the text to continue Audience and Purpose.

Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected the review worksheet and sample quiz.

Important Dates:
Chapter 1 quiz - Friday, Oct 12th. The review sheet can be found on my website (with answers!)

Chapter 1 folder check - Friday, Oct 12th.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued with the 7 resources of Technology activity.
October 9, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
No class - on Terry Fox Walk
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we continued on with our review sheet and a sample quiz.

Important Dates:
Chapter 1 quiz - Friday, Oct 12th. The review sheet can be found on my website (with answers!)

Chapter 1 folder check - Friday, Oct 12th.
October 5, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Listening Test - Oct 16
Written Unit Test- Oct 26

Today we focused on Creative Writing for Writer's Notebook and then read Schooled.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Review sheets have been passed out to all students.

Important Dates:
Chapter 1 quiz - Friday, Oct 12th. The review sheet can be found on my website.

Chapter 1 folder check - Friday, Oct 12th.
October 4, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a worksheet on our last topic before our quiz next week, the levels of organization in an ecosystem. Here is a great video link for anyone that missed class today:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIfpKL0brwQ

Review sheets were also passed out to students today. It would be a great idea take home your folder over the weekend to review over your notes and to make sure you have all required worksheets for the folder check.

Important Dates:
Chapter 1 quiz - Friday, Oct 12th. The review sheet can be found on my website.

Chapter 1 folder check - Friday, Oct 12th.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Listening Test - Oct 16
Written Unit Test- Oct 26

Introducing Audience and Purpose. Using textbook and hand out for pg. 16-17 Sign of the Times.
October 3, 2018
Music
Assigned By: Gillingham, Christina
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
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up work on habitat and niche and then started to discuss the levels of organization in an Ecosystem.

Important Dates:
Chapter 1 quiz - Friday, Oct 12th. The review sheet can be found on my website.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Listening Test - Oct 16
Written Unit Test- Oct 26

1. round of Vegas
2. reviewed grammar worksheets with class.
will continue P&P short story TDSC answer tomorrow.
October 2, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we learned about habitat and niche by completing a worksheet - which can found on my website.

Important Dates:
Chapter 1 quiz - Friday, Oct 12th. The review sheet can be found on my website.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Thistle, Susan
Quiz tomorrow!
September 28, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Thistle, Susan
Quiz - Wednesday, Oct 3
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students finished up work on section 1.2 and then we started to discuss the difference between habitat and niche.

Important Dates:
Chapter 1 quiz - Friday, Oct 12th.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Thanksgiving Food Drive! Tue(2nd) to Fri (5th). Point break down:

3 points items:
-bag of sugar
-tin fruit
-tin noodles (Chef Boyardee, Campbells, etc...)
-Kraft Dinner
-Ceral
-tea bags
-Crackers

2 point items:
-tin meats (turkey, ham, chicken)
-tin soup
-tin milk
-Sidekicks
-tin tomatoes

All other items are 1 point.
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Unit 1 Assignment Final Due date: Oct 2nd.

Unit 1 Test Oct 11th.
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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
September 27, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Excellent work today, very pleased with the turn in of homework!
We did a note/worksheet on character traits for Capricorn.
No school on Monday
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we had a presentation on skills Canada.

Early Bird assignments were collected.

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Unit 1 Math Assignment was handed out today Monday Sept 24th.
Early Bird due date: TOMORROW Sept 27th - if students complete the assignment and submit it for the early bird due date, I will go through their assignments and circle any questions that are incorrect. Students will receive the assignment back on the 28th, to be corrected and resubmitted on the Oct 2nd.

Unit 1 Assignment Final Due date: Oct 2nd.

Unit 1 Test Oct 11th.
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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected the 'Ecosystems of Atlantic Canada' Foldable together as a class and then started on a worksheet based on section 1.2 of the textbook (abiotic factors). This worksheet can also be found on my website.

Important Dates:
Chapter 1 quiz - Friday, Oct 12th.
September 26, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we practiced section 1.6 graphing. We did the remaining two examples in the notes.

Unit 1 Math Assignment was handed out today Monday Sept 24th.
Early Bird due date: TOMORROW Sept 27th - if students complete the assignment and submit it for the early bird due date, I will go through their assignments and circle any questions that are incorrect. Students will receive the assignment back on the 28th, to be corrected and resubmitted on the Oct 2nd.

Unit 1 Assignment Final Due date: Oct 2nd.

Unit 1 Test Oct 11th.
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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Resisting Hitler TDSC character sheet is due on Thursday. Jot notes for the three supports were given in class.

reviewed Listening Effectively using Fair Play Fair Win and The Blame from the text book.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students finished up their Ecosystems of Atlantic Canada foldable. If not finished during today's class, this should be clued up for homework. Remember to keep your foldable in your zip lock baggy!

Important Dates:
Chapter 1 quiz - Friday, Oct 12th.
September 25, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we started section 1.6 graphing.

Mental Math quizzes coming home today.

Unit 1 Math Assignment was handed out today Monday Sept 24th.
Early Bird due date: Sept 27th - if students complete the assignment and submit it for the early bird due date, I will go through their assignments and circle any questions that are incorrect. Students will receive the assignment back on the 28th, to be corrected and resubmitted on the Oct 2nd.

Unit 1 Assignment Final Due date: Oct 2nd.

Unit 1 Test Oct 11th.
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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
Social Studies
Assigned By: Thistle, Susan
Complete questions 34-45 in your booklet if you have not done so already.

I will be checking homework tomorrow.

Please continue to review your definitions and milestones for your quiz on October 3rd.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Read ch of Schooled.

Resisting Hitler TDSC character sheet is due on Thursday. Jot notes for the three supports were given in class.

Reviewed pg 30 for Listening Effectively Strategies. These will be practiced in class.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started on a foldable to learn about the 4 Ecosystems of Atlantic Canada.

Important Dates:
Chapter 1 quiz - Friday, Oct 12th.
September 24, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up our write-up for the schoolyard lab.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Thistle, Susan
You should now be reviewing at home for your upcoming quiz on October 3rd. Your definitions and chart we did today will be very important.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Mental Math quiz on divisibility of 2,3,4,5,6 was completed today.

We moved on to section 1.4.

Unit 1 Math Assignment was handed out today Monday Sept 24th.
Early Bird due date: Sept 27th - if students complete the assignment and submit it for the early bird due date, I will go through their assignments and circle any questions that are incorrect. Students will receive the assignment back on the 28th, to be corrected and resubmitted on the Oct 2nd.

Unit 1 Assignment Final Due date: Oct 2nd.
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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. Vegas
2. read Resisting Hitler - handout sheet TDSC question FOR HOMEWORK _DUE THURSDAY. Outline for three supports given and should be copied on back of sheet.
September 21, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Today in class we complete a surprise grammar worksheet. This is designed to identify areas we need to work on this year. Students were working hard and cooperative. Have a great weekend !
Social Studies
Assigned By: Thistle, Susan
Review your terms for your upcoming quiz!

Quiz is on October 3rd.

Be sure to add the Google Classroom - 1zljr
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed the write up for our school yard activity.
September 20, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we did Day 3 of Mental Math - divisibility rules. MM Quiz will be on Monday.

Today students were given a practice worksheet. We will correct this tomrrow.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Had a discussion about the topics that will be covered during the year in Technology. Also, students were given time to make sure their computer and google accounts are working properly.
Core French
Assigned By: Sing, Jonathan
Please refer to my website at mrsing.weebly.com for homework and class notes.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. round of Vegas.
2. checked on TDSC homework, disappointed in the quality of homework today.Lots of room to improve our efforts here!
3. reading Schooled. finished ch 6
September 19, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Thistle, Susan
Please start reviewing your terms at home. You will be having a quiz in the next week or so. They are also posted on the google classroom.

The google classroom code is 1zljr
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. vegas review
2. completed support # 2 for the TDSC on The Nest - Jimmy is 'determined' due in class for homework tomorrow
3. read Schooled

Google Classroom- oqvtmg9
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given access to the computers and an opportunity to clean up their Google Classroom accounts.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed our Ecosystem Schoolyard Lab. We will work on write -up for this lab activity in our next science class.
September 18, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. round of Vegas.
2. Working on TDSC format character question. This is to be completed at home and in class on Thursday. Students have a sheet to follow where they write the format from the sheet filling in the answers for this particular story. Jimmy is 'determined'.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected our abiotic/biotic worksheet completed from yesterday class and then completed a graffiti word wall worksheet.

Come prepared to go to outside tomorrow (weather permitting) for a little activity.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we did Day one of Mental Math - divisibility rules. MM Quiz will be on Monday.

We are starting Algebra! Section 1.3.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
Health
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Working on our All About Me sheet and Introduction Puzzle piece for the Relationship unit.
September 17, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Homework - pg 12 #1,3

We will start Mental Math on divisibility rules tomorrow. MM Quiz will be on Monday.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started work on worksheets relating to abiotic and biotic factors and relationships.
September 13, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Thistle, Susan
Finish questions 17-29 in your booklets if you have not done so already.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished our vocab sheet and then we practiced our vocab by doing a word scramble.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we practiced divisibility rules of 2,4,5,8,10.

Many students need to finish homework from yesterday - Pg 9#'s 3,5.

We continued to work on Mental Math (x3). Mental Math Quiz on tomorrow.
September 12, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Completed the worksheet on 'Step Up' theme. read The Nest story from the text and finished with Ch 4 of Schooled.
Health
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Began with an Introduction worksheet. Please have your duo-tang in class to be placed in the class folder for the year.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Thistle, Susan
Please finish questions 1-4 in your booklets.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we continued working on divisibility rules. We have now covered 2,4,5,8,10.

We continued to work on Mental Math (x3). Mental Math Quiz on Friday.

Complete pg 9 #3 for homework.

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Note:
Picture Day tomorrow!

Curriculum night will take place Thursday, Sept 13th from 5:30-7pm. Hope to see you there.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected our lab equipment worksheets, watched a great lab safety video and then started a vocab sheet for Unit 1 - Chapter 1.

Remember to bring your yellow duo-tang, textbook and pencil to each science class.
September 11, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Started with a round of Vegas. Moved into the first unit of the textbook 'Step Up' gave a work sheet to help identify connection and finished class with more of the 'Schooled' novel.
September 10, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we continued on with lab safety by learning the names of various types of equipment/glassware.

Remember to bring your yellow duo-tang, textbook and pencil to each science class.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
We completed a round of Vegas. Introduced the theme for the first unit 'Step Up'. Continued with our novel Schooled. Please have your textbook in class tomorrow and remember to bring your terms sheet everyday.
September 7, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Played a round of Vegas, started the read aloud novel 'Schooled'.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started to learn about lab safety.

Remember to bring your yellow duo-tang, textbook and pencil to each science class.
September 6, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. Language Introduce Yourself Sheet completed in class.
2. We began a round of terms review with a game called 'Vegas'
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we went over fire drills, lockdown procedures, expectations, etc.

To start off the year all students will need 1 yellow duo-tang with some loose leaf or an exercise book. Please remember to bring a pencil and your textbook to each class, as well.

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