Homework Assigned For Homeroom: 7-8
October 18, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today was student vote day. This was a chance for all VJH students,from Grades 5 to 8, to participate in the democratic process of voting.
October 17, 2019
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Today all students were working on the Communication Devices (Past / Present / Future) activity.
Science
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Students are asked to complete pg. 5 and the top of pg. 6 if they did not finish it in class
October 16, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued our activity where students learned about the candidates running in the district of Avalon prior to the student vote on Friday. We then learned about how to vote.

Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Assignment is due on Wed, October 22.
Test will be on Friday, October 25.
October 15, 2019
Science
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Students are reminded that they can print off Chapter 2 Notes to help with class.

We started Chapter 2 and read through/discussed pgs. 40-42 of the text.

Students were asked to finish the chart from pg. 2 of the notes
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Noftle, Amy
School fundraiser ongoing. Booklets sent home.

School clothing order ongoing. See email from Mr. Lambe.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Noftle, Amy
Unit 1 test tomorrow.

Code for Google Classroom on homework page last week.
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Math assignment for unit 2 went out today. It is due on Tuesday, October 22. Students are encouraged to pass it in early to take advantage of the early bird.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Today students were assigned a Communication Devices - Past/Present/Future assignment.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we did a lesson as part of Student Vote.It is about how they can find information about the candidates running in their district and the political parties views on various key topics. Students were challenged to see which party and/or candidate in this riding best matches with their views.
October 10, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Noftle, Amy
Pictures went home yesterday. Orders are encouraged to be placed online.

No school Friday or Monday. Extra extra long weekend - yay!
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we started our Student Vote Week with a lesson on the levels of government in Canada. We will continue with Student Vote lessons until Oct. 18th.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Noftle, Amy
Language Test on Wednesday. Study guide given out yesterday.

Please make sure to bring your independent novel to every class and that you're reading a bit every night.

GOOGLE CLASSROOM CODE: 4o34zr
Science
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Students used this period to finish their Coyote Case Study, which is due today (October 10th)
October 9, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we started working on our case study on the three key resources that brought Europeans to the 'New world'. This will be graded.
October 8, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Students will start their case study on the Closer Look section of Chapter 2 about the newcomers need/want of fish, fur and timber. This is open book and no preparation is required.
October 7, 2019
Core French
Assigned By: Thistle, Susan
Practice your 5 questions and answers. I will be asking these next class for evaluation:)
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
A few students were given time to finish up with the 7 resources of Technology activity. Once this was completed students began work on a Communication Devices - Past/Present/Future assignment.
October 4, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students start Chapter 2. Chapter two will have a in-class open book case study.

Students also got back their quizzes.

On the 10th, students will start their work on Student Vote.
October 3, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Students were given their test marks today, I will pass them back nad go over them soon.

We will be starting unit 2 now so anything that students have from unit 1 including all assessments should be stored somewhere (like the large binder) until needed later in the school year. Like the midyear assignment and the final exam.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we watched a video as an introduction to Chapter 2.

I returned the foldables and students were given the opportunity to fix errors to enhance their initial marks. Some students had left out a component of the foldable.
October 2, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we watched videos on the United Nations Human Rights and Freedoms.

Quiz will be returned later this week.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Noftle, Amy
Villanova Junior High will be participating in this year's Terry Fox School Run for cancer research on October 4, 2019. We are proud to continue the legacy of one of our country’s greatest heroes. We hope you will join us and support this wonderful cause by donating to our Terry Fox School Run fundraising page at: http://www.terryfox.ca/VillanovaJuniorHigh Thank you! The future of cancer research has never looked brighter! #terryfoxliveshere @theterryfoxfoundation #terryfoxschoolruns
Language Arts
Assigned By: Noftle, Amy
Finish character question assigned in class if not already done so. I will be checking!!

Have an independent novel for Monday's class.
Science
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Science Quiz Date: October 7th
Science Project Due Date: October 7th

Students had their last class to work on their google slide project; any students who have yet to finish must complete on their own time and submit it through google classroom.
October 1, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Math test is still tomorrow. Remember, everything we did in class is on my website, including answers to the review sheets. They are listed by date.... oct 1. Also, if you are looking for extra help or practice, check out the 'extra help' part of my website. Lots of help there if you want it.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Quiz today. We will then start looking at Human Rights before moving onto Chapter 2.

We will then move into Chapter 2 and from Oct. 10th-18th we will be into Student Vote week where we will spend the week learning about elections, identifying #fakenews and culminating in the Student Vote on Friday Oct. 18th.
Art
Assigned By: Bowers, Tracy
Students are reminded to add the Google ART classroom to their Google classrooms. Code is:x9k1m8n

Information regarding their projects, including their SKETCHBOOK project can be found in their Google classroom.

Sketchbook due dates are as follows:
1. October 3
2. October 24
3. November 15
4. December 5
5. January 8
September 30, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Review today for the quiz tomorrow. Reminder the format is 10 multiple choice and then 5 identification of legal milestone ages.

See the Google classroom for the practice quiz and the quizlet.

We will then move into Chapter 2 and from Oct. 10th-18th we will be into Student Vote week where we will spend the week learning about elections, identifying #fakenews and culminating in the Student Vote on Friday Oct. 18th.
Science
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Science Quiz Date: October 7th

Science Lab due by the end of next class

Science Project Due October 7th (this will hopefully be finished during class)
September 27, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we did review for our quiz on Tuesday.

Format 10 multiple choice and 5 identifying legal milestones.

Students completed their in-class foldable on Wednesday. If you missed it this will have to be completed at home OR stay with me 2-3 on Tuesday.
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Math test is still on Wednesday, Unit 1. Grades for the assignment should show up on PowerSchool today. I will be passing them back and going over them on Monday.
September 26, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Math assignment was due today. If you forgot it, make sure you have it in to me tomorrow.

Math test on Unit 1 is still next week on Oct 2, Wednesday.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given additional time to complete a 7 Resources of Technology Activity. After this they were given a google form on the 7 resources.
Science
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Chapter 1 Quiz Date: October 7th
September 25, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we work on their foldable. The majority of students are done so we will not need the class tomorrow to work on it (I will give a few students time to finish up the last little bit)

Quiz moved to Tuesday Oct. 1st.
September 24, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Noftle, Amy
Listening Quiz on Thursday. Practice quiz done in class today.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were introduced to the 7 resources of Technology activity.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we started our in-class assignment.

IMPORTANT: Quiz has been moved to Oct. 1st. This is in light of the class changes in Grade 7.
September 20, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Noftle, Amy
Listening Quiz on Thursday. Practice listening quiz on Monday.

Have a great weekend!
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we learned about cultural,societal and national empowerment and then started learning about disempowerment.

Quiz: September 27th and in-class assignment start Monday Sept. 23rd.
Science
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Students are asked to finish drawing their diagrams from class. They need to draw one picture for each level of organization of Biotic Factors: Individual, Population, Community and Ecosystem.
September 19, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued on learning about the 5 types of Empowerment.

Quiz Sept. 27th. The quiz will not include the home children case study.

In-class assignment : As we have time now, the in-class assignment (foldable) will start on Monday Sept. 23rd. Students will have 3 days to work on the assignment in class.
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
The first math assignment was passed out today. It is due back on Thursday, Sept 26. Students are to work on it at home. If they want to pass it in early, I can have a look at it and circle anything that they have done wrong and give it back to them to fix before Thursday. But this must happen before Wednesday so that I have time to get it back to them.
As always, math assignments are posted to my webpage in case students misplace their copy.
The little divisibility rules quiz type thing is still tomorrow.
The test on this unit is scheduled for Wednesday, October 2.
Science
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Students are asked to finish the activity we were working on in class if they haven't already done so. Students were required to place specific abiotic factors into a chart under the correct ecosystem.
Science
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Students are asked to finish the activity we were working on in class if they haven't already done so. Students were required to place specific abiotic factors into a chart under the correct ecosystem.
Science
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Students are asked to draw four pictures, one for each level of organization of Biotic Factors: Individual, Population, Community and Ecosystem
September 18, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we reviewed Personal Empowerment and then I gave them time to work on the Five Pieces of Empowerment in their Empowerment booklet.

Quiz September 27th (format TBA)
In-class assignment September 30th
Science
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Students are asked to complete pg. 23 #'s 1-8 if they did not finish these in class today
September 17, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we reviewed the Charter of Rights and then started learning about personal Empowerment.

Quiz on Chapter One: Sept. 27th.

In-class assignment Sept. 30th.
September 16, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Noftle, Amy
Please complete the worksheet on 'The Nest' assigned in class today.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students learned about Canada's Constitution and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. I uploaded a short video on the Charter to Google classroom.

Heads up: Quiz September 27th on Chapter One and Assignment will be give out on Sept. 30th. Some in-class time will be given.
September 13, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Noftle, Amy
No homework. :o)

Don't forget to bring your textbook to each class with your other Language supplies.

Have a great weekend!
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
We will be having our first little assessment on Friday next week. Students need to memorize the divisibility rules we have been going over all week. You will find them in your notes as well as on page 12 of the text book.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we learned about Legal Milestones and looked at the Child and Youth Advocate booklet.
September 11, 2019
Science
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Make sure you join our Google Classroom:
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Students were asked to draw a picture of the 4 Newfoundland Ecosystems
September 10, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Noftle, Amy
Picture Day: Thursday, Sept 12th

Curriculum Night: Thursday @ 6:30pm.

If you have not done so, please return your technology form, book condition sheet, registration form and media consent form.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we looked at the difference between power and authority.

Google class room code for 7-8: fyzn0h8
Language Arts
Assigned By: Noftle, Amy
Make sure to bring your Language textbook to class with you tomorrow along with your other Language supplies.
September 9, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we started looking at the concept of power. Students received their chapter outline and their Unit One booklet. A reminder that students are to have a red binder or duotang for this course.

There will be a quiz on this chapter.
September 6, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Welcome back to school Socials 7-8! Today we finished going over the procedures and my expectations for the year. Students will get their first booklet on Monday.

Students need to have a red binder for Monday!

Google classroom code: fyzn0h8

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