Homework Assigned For Homeroom: 79 
December 12, 2019 
Math Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Students who submitted their practice assignment for correction have received their paper back.
Inclass assignment tomorrow.
Students are encouraged to work through the examples in their notes as well as the sheets we worked on yesterday in class. 
Core French Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  We had a reading comprehension quiz today. Marks are uploaded in Powerschool. 
Science Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Students were given time to complete their science review sheet along with a practice quiz in the Google Classroom.
Ch 4 Quiz is tomorrow, Dec. 13. 
December 11, 2019 
Math Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Students have a practice assignment in anticipation of their inclass assignment on Friday, Dec. 13. Any students wishing to complete the assignment and have it corrected should submit it tomorrow morning.
A copy of the assignment is on the Google classroom. 
Science Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  We finished the last topic for the quiz, topic ten : the bimetallic strip.
Students received a review to complete in anticipation of their quiz on Friday, Dec. 13. 
Technology Education Assigned By: Walsh, Rod  Students are working on an Animation project in Technology and Art. Today they were searching through theme music and sound effects on the APP to be used for the stop motion component of the project in Art. 
December 10, 2019 
Core French Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Reading comprehension quiz on Thursday. Similar to the two practice quizzes we’ve done in class with a focus on the unit vocabulary. (Phenomenes, provinces, mois, etc.) 
Science Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Review sheet answers posted in the Google classroom. Physical review will be distributed tomorrow in class.
Ch 4 Quiz on Friday, Dec 13. 
Math Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Review assignment distributed in class and also posted in the Google classroom.
Inclass assignment on Friday, Dec. 13. Notes and textbooks are permitted. 
December 9, 2019 
Core French Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Reading comprehension quiz on Thursday. Similar to the two practice quizzes we’ve done in class with a focus on the unit vocabulary. (Phenomenes, provinces, mois, etc.) 
December 5, 2019 
Science Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  A review for the science quiz has been posted to the Google classroom along with the notes slideshow.
Feel free to get caught up if you're missing any notes! All students should have topics 17 completed by Monday, Dec. 9. 
Math Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Bored over the weekend? Go into your Prodigy account for some extra math practice! 
December 4, 2019 
Science Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Please finish questions 19 for Topic 7. Use pages 123125 from the textbook and the information in your booklet to help you answer them. 
December 3, 2019 
Math Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  There will be an inclass assignment on Friday, Dec. 13.
Topics covered will be:
Terminating and Repeating Decimals
Converting Fractions to Decimals
Converting Decimals to Fractions
Ordering Fractions and Decimals
Using Equivalent Fractions
Students will be permitted to use notes for the assignment. 
Science Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  There will be a science quiz on December 13 on the material covered in the Chapter 4 booklet. 
December 2, 2019 
Math Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Make up assignments for the unit 3A test must be completed by Tuesday, Dec 3. (Unless otherwise arranged.)
Please bring a pencil to class. Double please. :) 
Language Arts Assigned By: Battcock, John  Students are advised that the book talk for their independent novel study is due Monday December 9th.
Students are also advised that their essay assignment is due Monday December 16th. They are currently preparing for the essay in class. 
November 27, 2019 
Math Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Students looking to improve their mark on the unit 3A test are asked to personally make arrangements with Ms. MacPherson before Friday, Nov 29. 
November 26, 2019 
Technology Education Assigned By: Walsh, Rod  A few students were given time to finish the Google Slide Poem Activity. Any student finished began to practice using the Pivot Animator program. This program will be used to create a 2D animation project in conjunction with the Art class. 
November 25, 2019 
Important Reminders Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Parent Teacher Interview sign up is available through the OPTIS site. 
Important Reminders Assigned By: Battcock, John  Students are advised that the independent reading assignment (book Talk) is due on Monday December 9th.
JohnBattcock 
Math Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Solutions for the test review are posted.
Your test is tomorrow, Nov 26, during Period 5. Good luck! 
November 22, 2019 
Math Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Please work on your math review sheets if possible. Solutions are attached for the division practice in the Google classroom.
Unit 3A Test is Tuesday, Nov. 26th. 
November 21, 2019 
Math Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  We worked on Order of Operations with decimals. There is an activity in the Google classroom (Free Louie) for extra practice.
Unit 3A test is Tuesday, November 26.
Extra help available Friday, Nov 22 during both lunches. 
Technology Education Assigned By: Walsh, Rod  Students continued working on the Google Slide Poem activity. They were reminded to review the instructions to make sure all requirements have been completed before submitting. 
November 20, 2019 
Math Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  We worked on Order of Operations today. The sheet is not for homework, however, those who are struggling with order of operations are encouraged to work on it. 
November 19, 2019 
Math Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Mental math quiz tomorrow on multiplying by powers of 10. Practice questions posted in the Google classroom.
Unit 3A Test is Nov 26.
Extra multiplication and division practice for those who need it. Extra help available tomorrow (Wednesday) at lunch! 
November 18, 2019 
Religious Education Assigned By: Battcock, John  Students are advised that the assignment on Religious celebrations is due Monday November 25th via google classroom or email
Thank you johnbattcock@nlesd.ca 
Francais Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Students presented their monster descriptions.
Those who were not ready to present must attend a lunchtime session tomorrow, Nov. 19. 
Math Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Division of decimals practice exercises were given. Students are expected to practice these at home if they are having trouble. 
Science Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Test review completed and discussed in class. All notes are available in the Google classroom for review.
Unit 1 (Chapters 1 and 2) test is tomorrow, Nov. 19. 
November 15, 2019 
Technology Education Assigned By: Walsh, Rod  Students continued with the Google Slide Poem activity. However, before starting I took time to show students how to set an image as a background using a transparency effect. Also, discussed with students how to do animation on text and images. 
Francais Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Good copy of Monster projects are due on Monday, Nov 18. 
Science Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Students completed an online test review. It is available to complete multiple times for those who need to practice.
We will correct the paper copy of the science review on Monday.
Unit 1 Science test is Tuesday, Nov. 19. 
Math Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  More work was done on long division with decimals. Students are encouraged to review long division skills.
Mental math (multiplying by powers of 10) practice has been uploaded to the Google classroom.
Unit 3A Assignments are due on Tuesday, Nov. 19. 
November 13, 2019 
Social Studies Assigned By: Battcock, John  Students of 79 please be advised, there will be a Social Studies test (chapter 3 , economic security ) on Monday November 25th. 
Important Reminders Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Jersey / team colours day tomorrow! (Thursday, Nov 14) 
Math Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Inclass comprehension check completed on decimal multiplication using models.
Notes given on division.
Early bird for the Unit 3A Assignment is due Friday, Nov. 15.
Assignment due Tuesday, Nov. 19.

Francais Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Students completed an oral comprehension quiz. Marks are in PowerSchool.
Written descriptions of monsters are due on Monday, Nov. 18. 
Language Arts Assigned By: Battcock, John  Students of 79, please be advised that there will be a Language Arts test (poetry) on Thursday November 21st. 
Science Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Notes completed on the nutrient cycle.
Test review given in class. Review and answer key on the Google classroom.
Test is Tuesday, Nov. 19. 
November 7, 2019 
Francais Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Vocabulary quiz (oral comprehension) on Wednesday, Nov 13. Review body parts, adjectives, colours, and numbers (all in the google classroom.) 
Science Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Review sheet posted in the Google classroom. Test is Nov 19. 
Math Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Unit 3a assignment was given out. It is due November 19th. Early bird assignments will be accepted from Nov 1415. 
November 6, 2019 
Francais Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Good copy of your monster with descriptive paragraph is due on Monday, Nov 18. 
Science Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Science test on Unit 1 (Ecosystems) coming up on Nov 19. 
Math Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Adding and subtracting decimals and p. 98 #14 due tomorrow, Nov 7. 
November 4, 2019 
Math Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Adding and subtracting practice sheets are due Wednesday, Nov. 6th. 
October 30, 2019 
Math Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Ordering decimals worksheet due tomorrow, Oct 31, if not completed during class time. 
Science Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Science Labs due tomorrow, Oct 31, if not completed during class time. 
Technology Education Assigned By: Walsh, Rod  Students were introduced to the next topic on creating a Google Slide presentation using a Halloween / Fall / Remembrance Day poem. 
October 29, 2019 
Core French Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Started working on a partner project to create/describe a monster.
No homework. 
Math Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Math tests returned and reviewed.
No homework. 
October 25, 2019 
Math Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Unit 2 Test on Monday, Oct 28th (Integers)
All students have a practice test paper copy.
Additional practice tests found at: https://sites.google.com/view/msmacpherson/home 
October 24, 2019 
Technology Education Assigned By: Walsh, Rod  Students were given time to finish the two activities related to the Communication Devices Topic. 
Math Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  All students have a practice test for review. Unit 2 test is on Monday, October 28th.
Students received their graded Unit 2 assignments and problem solving assignments. 
October 22, 2019 
Math Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Problem solving activity was assigned.
Review sheets given for Unit 2 test.
Review sheet #1 (long) should be finished for homework.
Unit 2 Assignment due tomorrow, Oct 23. 
Francais Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  List of description words created. No homework assigned. 
Science Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Ecosystem project due tomorrow, Oct 23. 
October 21, 2019 
Math Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Unit 2 Assignment  Integers due on Wednesday, October 23rd 
Science Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Ecosystem projects  last class of working time was given today. Projects due by Wednesday, October 23rd. 
Math Assigned By: MacPherson, Sarah  Unit 2 Integers test on Monday, October 28th. 
Technology Education Assigned By: Walsh, Rod  Students were given time to finish the two activities related to the Communication Devices Topic. 
October 17, 2019 
Important Reminders Assigned By: Battcock, John  Please join google classroom using the following codes
Language Arts v0iyep
Social Studies jq2u6u
Health fj69jpe
Religion 5yjonez

October 16, 2019 
Language Arts Assigned By: Battcock, John  Reminder that there will be a test on the step up unit in Language Arts. Period 2 Friday Oct 18th. Study Guide has been given to the students. 
Important Reminders Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  1) Students should come to class prepared with their notes, textbooks, pencils, erasers, paper etc..
2) Students should arrive promptly to class. 
Core French Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Today students listened to a paragraph in French and then answered 10 true and false questions. (They will get their marks tomorrow)
We also practiced answering questions orally.
Students received their marks for the presentations they completed last week. We also discussed expectations of future presentations in terms of checking grammar, volume and expression.
Students were also given both foldables to keep in their french binder as good resources this year. 
Math Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Today we continued with adding Integers using both counters and number lines. Students should have up to the top of page 13 in their notes completed for tomorrow. Students are asked to bring the worksheet they were given to class tomorrow as well.
Tomorrow the class may learn how to subtract using counters.
Unit 2 Assignments were passed out today. Due date is Wednesday, October 23rd with early bird Monday October 21st.
Unit 2 test is Monday, October 28th, 2019 
Science Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Students received their labs and quiz today. We went over the answers to the quiz and expectations of future labs.
We watched a video which reviewed parts of the ecosystem and introduced producer, consumer and decomposer.
Students received their Chapter 2 booklet and worked on the first table in the booklet. Students are asked to bring this booklet and their textbook to each science class.
Ecosystem study project is due tomorrow. Please remember to share it with me. Again all the information regarding the project can be found on the science google classroom. 
October 15, 2019 
Technology Education Assigned By: Walsh, Rod  Today students were assigned a Communication Devices  Past/Present/Future assignment. 
Core French Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Tomorrow you will listen to a paragraph in French and then answer some true and false questions.
We will practice answering questions orally as well. 
Science Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Final class to work on the “Ecosystem Study” was today.... Remember to share it with me when completed.
Please ensure you have included all that was required.
Due date is now: Thursday, October 17, 2019.
Tomorrow we start chapter 2
Students already have their marks for their quiz and their lab. They will get back both tomorrow to take home after we go over them.

Math Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Tomorrow we will continue with adding Integers using both counters and number lines. 
October 10, 2019 
Math Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Today we continued learning about integers and adding integers using counters. Please print your notes at home if possible for next week and bring to class.
Students need to come to class prepared with paper, pencil, notes, textbook. 
Core French Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Today we finished the presentations. Then students practiced answering questions in French. Questions can be found on the French 79 google classroom. 
Science Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Students continued to work on their 'Ecosystem Study'. Information about what is expected can be found on the Science google classroom. Students will get one last class to finish it next week and if not complete then they will need to complete it at home. Once finished students need to share their slides with me. It is due October 16th, 2019 
October 9, 2019 
Math Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Math tests were passed back and we went through the answers and highlighted common errors.
Then we began an introduction to Integers. We discussed real world examples of integers. Students took turns demonstrating different ways to represent a specific integer.
Students are asked to print Unit 2 notes for tomorrow’s class.(notes can be found on google classroom) 
Science Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Students were given their unit 1 quiz mark today.
Students began working on their “Ecosystem Study”. They will have at least one more class to work on this. Some are working with a partner and others decided to work alone. Tentative due date is October 16th.
Next week we will begin the next booklet. It will be posted in google classroom for the students to print at home. 
Core French Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  The rest of the class will present their projects tomorrow. Please practice tonight and remember to share your project with me. 
Technology Education Assigned By: Walsh, Rod  Students were given time to finish the 7 Resources Google Form and document. Will begin a communication devices assignment next class. 
October 8, 2019 
Core French Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Students did a great job with their presentations today. The rest of the class will present tomorrow. Please practice tonight and remember to share your project with me. 
Math Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Today the students completed an exit card. They worked on questions on page 4142 in their text book. #’s 1a,b and c, 2,3 and 4. Complete for homework.
Please print unit 2 notes from google classroom and bring to school.
Students are reminded to come to class prepared with textbook, notes, paper, pencil. 
October 7, 2019 
Core French Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Today was the final class to work on the presentations. Please finish tonight, share with me and be ready to present tomorrow. I look forward to learning more about each of you! 
Math Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Today we continued solving equations using algebra tiles. Unit 2 notes are now posted on google classroom, please print at home and bring to school.

Science Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  We did a quick review before the quiz. After the quiz we discussed how to do the ecosystem slide project which we will be working on for the rest of this week. It is due October 16th, 2019 
October 4, 2019 
Core French Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  The Terry Fox Walk was during our class today. Next week we will begin your presentations. 
Math Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Today we began working through section 1.8: Solving Equations using Algebra Tiles. We will do some more examples next week before we begin unit 2.
Unit 2 notes will be posted in google classroom over the next few days. Students are strongly encouraged to print these at home and bring them to each math class.
Students should now have joined math google classroom.
Google Classroom code: m0lb0lo 
Science Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Today we went through the answers of the reviews sheets at the end of their booklets.
Quiz is Monday, October 7th, 2019 Format : 10 multiple choice worth 2 each and 5 matching.
Answer key to their booklet, a practice quiz and a quizlet can be found on the science google classroom. Students should now have joined the classroom.
Google Classroom code: wqag6x1 
October 3, 2019 
Important Reminders Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Tomorrow is the Terry Fox Walk. Please dress appropriately for the weather. 
Science Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Today we discussed the interactions found in ecosystems: bioticbiotic, bioticabiotic, abioticabiotic. Students will finish their sheet on interactions tomorrow and we will review for their quiz.
Unit 1 Quiz, Monday, October 7, 2019. Format : 10 multiple choice worth 2 each and 5 matching.
Next week students will use chrome books to do their ecosystem project/slide show. Students will be given two classes and it will be due October 16th. 
Math Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Today students completed their Unit 1 problem solving. Tomorrow we will work through section 1.8: Solving Equations using Algebra Tiles.
Next week we will begin Unit 2.

October 1, 2019 
Important Reminders Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Important Dates:
Friday, October 4th, Terry Fox walk. Please dress warmly
Friday, October 11th: PD day no school
Monday, October 14th: Thanksgiving  no school 
Math Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  We had two great review classes today. Students worked on the extra review sheet during the first class. During second class we corrected it and completed a couple of online quizzes together.
Unit 1 math test is tomorrow, Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019. Good Luck! 
Core French Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Today students practiced asking and answering questions in French. Then they completed the verb foldable. 
Art Assigned By: Bowers, Tracy  Students are reminded to add the Google ART classroom to their Google classrooms. Code is: d13qzg9
Information regarding their projects, including their SKETCHBOOK project can be found in their Google classroom.
Sketchbook due dates are as follows:
1. October 17
2. November 6
3. November 28
4. December 18
5. January 21 
Science Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Despite a little rain fall when we were outside, students worked through their Schoolyard lab. Thanks to Ms. Tilley for joining us and help guide the students.
Students will complete the lab questions tomorrow. Those who were absent will get the information they missed from their group.
Science quiz will be Monday, October 7, 2019 
September 30, 2019 
Math Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Today, we corrected the unit 1 Review Sheet. Unit 1 assignments were passed back and we worked through the answers.
Unit 1 Test: Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 
Science Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Today we did the prelab for our Schoolyard Lab tomorrow. Students are asked to dress warmly, bringing their jackets to class after lunch tomorrow.
Students also worked on review sheets.
Quiz will be next Monday or Tuesday, October 6 or 7.

September 29, 2019 
Math Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Quick reminder: There is extra math help session after school tomorrow, Monday, September 30th in Mr. Fry’s Class until 3. 
September 27, 2019 
Core French Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Today students finished their foldables about Les saisons, les jour de la semaine and les mois de annee. They also worked on their verb foldable. Next week they will start presenting their slide shows.
Google Classroom Code: q3x5jt 
Math Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Today we corrected the second side of the Discrete vs Continuous Data. Students worked on a review sheet for Unit 1. They should have this completed for class on Monday. (most completed it during class)
Unit 1 Assignment was due yesterday.
Unit 1 Test is Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
Google Classroom code: m0lb0lo.
Again Students are encouraged to join their Mathematics google classroom. Any notes, booklets, worksheets or assignments will be posted there. As well as extra practice sheets with solutions and some great NLESD resources. 
September 26, 2019 
Core French Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Today students continued working on a foldable about Les saisons (the seasons), les jour de la semaine (days of the week) and les mois de annee (months of the year)
Google Classroom Code: q3x5jt 
Science Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Today we continued working through their science booklets. We reviewed individual, population, community, ecosystem and discussed range of tolerance, habitat and niche.
We are hoping to do an outdoor lab next week. There will be a Science quiz the following week either October 7 or 8th.
Google Classroom code: wqag6x1
Students are encouraged to join their science google classroom. Any notes discussed in class will be posted here as well as a copy of the booklet we are working through. Students were encouraged to print it at home. 
Math Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Today we continued working through examples of finding expressions using a table of values and graphing. We also discussed Discrete vs Continuous Data. Students were asked to complete #3 from Section 1.6 sheets, most only need to plot the points on their graph. Then complete the second side of the Discrete vs Continuous Data. Students just decide if the sentence is describing Discrete or continuous data.
Unit 1 Assignment was due today. Several students still need to pass it in.
Unit 1 Test is Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
Google Classroom code: m0lb0lo.
Again Students are encouraged to join their Mathematics google classroom. Any notes, booklets, worksheets or assignments will be posted there. As well as extra practice sheets with solutions and some great NLESD resources. 
September 25, 2019 
Core French Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Today students worked on a foldable about Les saisons (the seasons), les jour de la semaine (days of the week) and les mois de annee (months of the year)
Google Classroom Code: q3x5jt 
Math Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Today we continued working through examples of finding expressions using a table of values and graphing.
Unit 1 Assignment is due tomorrow.
Unit 1 Test is Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
Google Classroom code: m0lb0lo 
Science Assigned By: Coles, Lisa  Today we continued working through their science booklets. We discussed individual, population, community, ecosystem and range of tolerance.
Google Classroom code: wqag6x1 