Homework Assigned For Homeroom: 8-3
December 13, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Open Book Quiz Monday. Make sure you have the viewing terms!!
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were introduced to a program called Tinkercad.
December 12, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Ch 7 Quiz tomorrow!
Review sheet was corrected today. Answers to review as well as all notes from the chapter have been posted to Google Classroom.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Zorro portfolios (duotangs) are now overdue. Please place your completed portfolio in the basket on my desk tomorrow.
Google Slides presentations of the final project for Zorro will continue during tomorrow's class.
December 11, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Zorro portfolios (duotangs) are now overdue. Please place your completed portfolio in the basket on my desk during tomorrow's class.
Google Slides presentations of the final project for Zorro will begin tomorrow.
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Ch.7 Science Quiz- Friday, Dec 13th

We have completed the chapter, and students were working on review in class today.
We will correct the review sheet tomorrow in class.

Notes from the Carnet have been uploaded to Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Great job on the independent novel presentations today.

Open book quiz on December 16th.
December 10, 2019
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Finish the problem solving sheet we worked on first period today if you did not get it completed. To be passed in tomorrow.
Sante
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Finish the first side of the sheet we started in class today (Qu'est-ce que je sais déjà à propos du stress et de la santé mentale?)
December 9, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Zorro portfolios (duotangs) are now overdue. Please place your completed portfolio in the basket on my desk during tomorrow's class.
We will continue with our Google Slides presentations tomorrow and present them later this week.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Please bring your textbooks and binders to class tomorrow.

Viewing open book quiz on December 16th.
December 4, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Ch.3 Socials test has been postponed until after Christmas break. (Jan 14th.)

Reminder- Heritage fair projects are due on Friday, Dec 6th. They should be submitted via Google Classroom (by 11:59 pm)
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Zorro portfolios (le duotang) are due on Monday, December 9. If you have used your class time wisely, there is nothing to do except place your duotang in the basket on Monday. :)

If you missed watching the episode of 'Zorro,' we will watch it again during Monday's class.
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Today we did an in-class experiment to discuss factors that affect viscosity.

We will finish up tomorrow and correct on Monday. We will then begin review.

Quiz- Friday, Dec 13th.
December 3, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Zorro portfolios (le duotang) are due on Monday, December 9. If you have used your class time wisely, there is nothing to do except place your duotang in the basket on Monday. :)
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will continue with presentations tomorrow.

December 2, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
1) Parent Teacher Interviews: Dec. 5th

2) PD day : Dec. 6th

3) Toonies for Turkeys: Let's have a goal of one toonie per students!

4) Use the Safe Arrival system to report absences

5) Christmas concert: Dec. 11th

6) Dec. 17th: Movie outing for the school. Permission slips going home today.

7) Heritage Fair projects due on Friday, Dec 6th. Students have now had 3 classes to work on this in school. The rest should be completed at home.

Socials Ch.3 Test- Thursday, December 12th
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Those who did not finish their Fluids Lab today should finish for homework and pass in tomorrow.


Quiz- Friday, December 13th
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Please complete sections 1 and 2 of the 'Dreaming of Freedom' worksheet we started today.

Independent Novel presentations will start tomorrow. Please come prepared.
November 29, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
We are almost finished 'Zorro.' There is only one chapter left and students should now have all activities up to, and including, Chapter 8 completed. The duotang/portfolio is due next week. We will then watch the episode of the television show in preparation for the final project for this unit.
November 27, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will continue working on the Chasing a Dream unit tomorrow.

Independent Novel assignments are due on December 3rd.
November 26, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Students have been working in class on their final research projects.

We've gone over the final rubric as well as expectations for their Google Slideshow. Instructions are posted on Google classroom.

They will have one more period to work on their projects at school. The rest will have to be done at home.

Project Due date: Friday, Dec 6th
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Students were given the class to work on their independent novel assignments. Assignments are due on December 3rd.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued completing activities using Micro-bits. Today they finished developing code to make the micro-bit into a step counter.
November 25, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Speech presentations were completed today.

Students will be given the independent novel assignment tomorrow.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued completing activities using Micro-bits. Today they worked on developing code to make the micro-bit into a step counter.
November 22, 2019
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
finish p. 125-126 # 7, 9, 11, 14
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will continue with presentations on Monday.

Independent novels must be finished by Monday. I will give out and go over the assignment on Tuesday. Students will get one class to work on the assignment.
November 21, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will continue with presentations tomorrow.
November 19, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will have a reading period tomorrow. Books must be finished by November 25th.
November 18, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Reminder: Unit.1 Test tomorrow

All notes from both carnets as well as both review sheets and answer keys are posted in Google Classroom.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
We have now completed the first two chapters of 'Zorro.' Please ensure that all activities are finished and attached in your Zorro duotang.
I will be checking all duotangs during tomorrow's class.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Persuasive Essays were due today. If your child was absent please have them pass it in tomorrow.

Speeches will start tomorrow.

Novels must be finished November 22nd.
November 15, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Persuasive Essay due Monday. Please put your assignment together as follows:
1. Booklet
2. Source Cards
3. Final Copy
4. Bibliography


Novel due date is moved to November 25th :)
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued using Micro-bits by completing online tutorials.
November 14, 2019
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
finish p. 113-114 # 7, 8, 12a (no diagrams)
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Unit.1 (Ch.1-3) Test is on Tuesday, Nov 19th.

Review sheets were handed out in class yesterday and students have been working through it in class for 2 periods. We will begin correcting as a class tomorrow.
Please finish what you can for homework.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Please bring your Zorro duotang to every Français period. There are activities to be completed for each chapter and the duotang will be collected at the end of the unit as a portfolio. Therefore, it is very important that you have your duotang every day.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Source Cards must be finished tonight. We will be starting our bibliography tomorrow.

Rough drafts should now be complete.

Final Copies of the persuasive essay are due on November 18th

Speeches will start on November 19th.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Coats for Kids will run from Nov 18th-22nd. Students with a donation can bring them in at that time :)
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were introduced to using Micro-bits by completing online tutorials.
November 13, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Rough Drafts must be finished for class tomorrow. We will start editing tomorrow.

November 18th Final Copy of Persuasive essay due.

November 19th Speeches Start

November 22nd Novels must be finished
November 7, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Socials Test (Ch.2) will be next Thursday, Nov 14th.

Review was completed in class and answers have been posted to Google Classroom to ensure everyone has access.

We will have one review period on Wednesday after the long weekend.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Wednesday, Nov 13th is Jersey Day! :)
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Rough Drafts of your persuasive essay must be finished by November 14th.

Final copies of the persuasive essay are due on November 18th

Speeches will start on November 19th

Novels must be finished by November 22nd
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Sciences Unit.1 Test has been rescheduled until Tuesday, Nov 19th.
November 6, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Review Sheets were handed out today and students were given time to work on them in class.
We will finish review in class tomorrow and begin correcting together.

The test is scheduled for next Thursday, Nov 14th.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Please bring your Zorro duotang to every Français period. We will be listening to Chapitre 1 during tomorrow's class. There are activities to be completed for each chapter and the duotang will be collected at the end of the unit as a portfolio. Therefore, it is very important that you have your duotang every day.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Students should be started the rough draft of their Persuasive essay. The final copy of the essay is due on November 18th. Speeches will start on November 19th.
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Today in class, we worked on a station activity to learn about shorelines (posted in Google Classroom).

We will continue working on this tomorrow and then correct and review as a class.

Unit.2 Test date has been moved to Nov 19th.
November 5, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Today, we covered Tsunamis.

We discussed what tsunamis are and how they form. To assist with our discussion, we watched a TedEd video about tsunamis as well as a short clip about the 1929 tidal wave on youtube.

We will be moving on to shorelines tomorrow and completing a comprehension activity in Google Classroom.

Unit Test: November 18th
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Reminder: Socials Test next Thursday, Nov 14th.

Review sheets will be given out and completed tomorrow in class.

RESEARCH PROJECT:
We will continue working on the research project once our Ch.2 test is complete.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Students will continue to work on their persuasive essays tomorrow. After class tomorrow all research must be complete and students need to be ready to start their rough drafts.
November 4, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Unit.1 Test (Ch's 1-2) is scheduled for Monday, Nov.18th.

We will finish up the chapter by Thursday and review next week.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Wednesday is the last day for Cirque du Soleil project presentations. Please remember to bring your Zorro duotang to class on that day since we will be starting our new listening comprehension unit.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Today, we finished the last topic of the chapter'Les immigrants'.
We will correct worksheets tomorrow and begin review on Wednesday.

The Chapter.2 Test is next Thursday, Nov 14th.
November 1, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Chapter.2 Socials Test has been scheduled for Thursday, Nov 14th.
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Unit.1 Test (Ch's 1-2) is scheduled for Monday, Nov.18th.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued working on the Career in Control Technology assignment.
October 30, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will continue with your research on your persuasive essays tomorrow.
October 29, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Cirque du Soleil project presentations will continue on Friday. Please come to class prepared to present and submit your duotang. You must include the following in your duotang...

1. Brainstorming sheet (la toille)
2. Rough draft of makeup (le croquis)
3. Final copy of makeup
4. Makeup instructions (la marche à suivre)
5. Rough draft of descriptive paragraph (le brouillon)
6. Typed copy of descriptive paragraph (à double interligne)
October 28, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Cirque du Soleil project presentations will begin tomorrow. Please come to class prepared to present and submit your duotang. You must include the following in your duotang...

1. Brainstorming sheet (la toille)
2. Rough draft of makeup (le croquis)
3. Final copy of makeup
4. Makeup instructions (la marche à suivre)
5. Rough draft of descriptive paragraph (le brouillon)
6. Typed copy of descriptive paragraph (à double interligne)
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Test tomorrow - Unit 2.
October 25, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Cirque du Soleil presentations will begin on Tuesday, October 29. Project duotangs must be submitted on this day as well. You must include the following in your duotang...

1. Brainstorming sheet (la toille)
2. Rough draft of makeup (le croquis)
3. Final copy of makeup
4. Makeup instructions (la marche à suivre)
5. Rough draft of descriptive paragraph (le brouillon)
6. Typed copy of descriptive paragraph (à double interligne)
October 24, 2019
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Finish p. 80-81 # 3, 6, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13
Test (Unit 2) Oct. 29
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students are now working on Assignment #3: Careers in Control Technology.
October 23, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The listening quiz will be written tomorrow, October 24 during Period 1.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Today students were introduced to Assignment #3: Careers in Control Technology.
October 22, 2019
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Remember to bring your assignment to work on tomorrow. It is due on Thursday. Test Oct. 29.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The listening quiz is scheduled for Thursday, October 24.

For the Cirque du Soleil project, you should now have the good copy of your makeup completed. During tomorrow's class, we will continue with la marche à suivre, using the Chromebooks to help edit and revise your work.
October 21, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The listening quiz is scheduled for Thursday, October 24.

For the Cirque du Soleil project, you should have the good copy of your makeup almost complete. During tomorrow's class, we will move on to la marche à suivre.

Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Tomorrow we will be working on our Read Aloud Novel Assignments. Assignments are due on October 29th.
October 18, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The listening quiz is scheduled for Thursday, October 24.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Proposals are due today. Please hand in no later than 11:59pm via Google Classroom.
October 17, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will finish the read aloud novel tomorrow. Tests will be returned ASAP.
October 16, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Research Project Proposals are due on Friday, October 18th. They should be handed in via Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Test tomorrow.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The listening quiz is scheduled for Thursday, October 24.
October 15, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The listening quiz is scheduled for Thursday, October 24.

Tomorrow is the last day for presentations of makeup inspirations. Please bring in your photo and be prepared to tell the class why you chose the image.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
In today's class students watched a video on Control Systems. After this they were given time to finish up Assignment #2: Systems/Sub-Systems.
October 10, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Please bring in your makeup inspiration photo for Tuesday's class.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Unit test October 17th. Please review the study guide given out today. Also, check google classroom over the weekend for copes of class notes, terms and sample answers.
October 9, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Over the past couple of weeks, Sci-Hum classes have been working on their Major Research Projects.

Each class has now had one period to discuss/choose topics and expectations, another period in the LRC learning about historical resources and sources, and a final period using the Chromebooks to work on their proposals.

Students will have one more period next week with Chromebooks to finish up/ask questions.

Proposals are due on Friday, October 18th. They should be handed in via Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Test Thursday October 17th.
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Today, we began working on Chapter.2- 'Les Océans.'
Students were given a new carnet and we covered the Origins of Oceans on p.39-40 and completed p.3 and 4 in the carnet.
October 8, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Reading comprehension test will be written during Period 2 on Thursday.
October 7, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Please note that the written comprehension test has been moved to Thursday, October 10.
October 2, 2019
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Test Unit 1 Tomorrow. Visit this link for extra practise
https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/mathfi8intresources.jsp
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were reminded to submit Assignment #1. They were then assigned a Google Form on the three elements (Sensing / Switching / Regulating) of control. After this they continued with Assignment #2 from last day.
October 1, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Science Quiz - Chapter.1 is tomorrow.

Review sheet responses as well as the carnet responses has been uploaded to Google Classroom.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The reading comprehension test is scheduled for Wednesday, October 9.
September 27, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Ch.1 Quiz Monday, Sept 30th

Notes are posted on Google Classroom

Practice Quiz and review was done in class today.
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Quiz- Wednesday, Oct 2nd

Carnet-corrigé has been posted to Google Classroom.
September 26, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
We have now completed Chapter.1.

The quiz is scheduled for Monday, Sept 30th.(Objectives only)

Class Notes to assist with studying have been posted to google classroom.

Students also completed a practice quiz today in class.

**Artifact Google classroom activity was completed in class today. Anyone who hasn't finish should do so by Monday.**
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Listening quiz tomorrow.
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Ch.1 Quiz is scheduled for Wednesday, October 2nd.

Today we finished up our lab write-ups.

Tomorrow we will finish the last topic of the chapter and begin review.
September 25, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Listening Quiz on Friday.
September 24, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Listening Quiz on Friday.
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Work on assignment, which is due Thursday (given out last Thursday). We will have a period to work on it tomorrow and ask questions.
Test Oct. 3
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Given time to finish Assignment #1. After this they began work on Assignment #2: Systems and Sub-Systems.
September 23, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
We will finish up Artifact Presentations tomorrow.

Chapitre.1- Quiz #1 is scheduled for Monday, September 30th.
The quiz will include multiple choice and true & false type objectives. It will be completed on Chromebooks.
Students have already been given Study guides (they can be found on the first page of their Ch.1 Booklets.) We will begin review on Thursday.
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
We are currently working through Ch1, Unit.1.

Foldables on Sources of Fresh Water were due today.

On Wednesday, Sept 25th- students will be completing the Density Lab. Please come prepared/dress accordingly.

Chapter.1 Quiz is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct 2nd. Review sheets will be handed out by end of week.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students worked on completing Assignment #1: Introduction to Control Systems by looking at the three elements of control: Sensing / Switching / Regulating.
September 16, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Students have been working on Ch.1- History and the Historian.
We have been working through a short booklet which identifies each of the concepts within the chapter.

On Friday, September 20th The Artifact Assignments are due.
Assignment details can be found on the last page of their booklets.
- Students should bring along their artifact OR a photo of their artifact as well as the 5 questions they chose to answer. This can be hand-written (neatly) on loose leaf or typed up and printed off. We will have a show and tell type scenario on Friday.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Please bring your Français binder, textbook and the reading strategies graphic organizer to class tomorrow. We will continue with our small-group reading activity during tomorrow's class.

If you have not already joined the Google Classroom, please do so asap. The code is pwidrjg.
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Today, we covered the Water Cycle (the diagram, the cycle itself as well as important terms.)

Tomorrow, we will move onto The Sources of Fresh Water.
September 13, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
No homework
September 10, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Thursday, Sept 12th is Picture Day!

Thursday, Sept 12th is also Curriculum Night. It will begin at 6:30 pm for parents/guardians of junior high students.

I'm still missing some registration/text book forms. Please return no later than tomorrow.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Don't forget to join our Google Classroom this evening when you get a chance. The code is pwidrjg. Thanks to students who have already joined our class! :)

Please bring your Français binder and textbook to tomorrow's class.
September 9, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Bienvenue à la classe de Français! :)

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

Please bring your Français binder and textbook to tomorrow's class.
September 6, 2019
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Bring the following items to Math class if you haven't already done so:
7 exercise books
calculator

Please make sure your name is on all items.
September 4, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Welcome to Homeroom 8-3 :)

I hope you all had a relaxing summer break.
Today, students received 3 forms in which they should have signed and returned to me by Friday:

1. Student Registration form
2. Textbook form
3. Media release form

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