Homework Assigned For Homeroom: 8-4
December 13, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Independent Novel Presentations continue.

Open book quiz on Monday.
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 begin during tomorrow's class.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Spirit Week begins on Monday, December 16. The theme will be Christmas hair/hat day.

2. The movie outing is scheduled for Tuesday, December 17.

3. Last day of classes before the Christmas Break is Friday, December 20.
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.
We will continue with our Google Slides presentations tomorrow and present them during class on Friday.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Our annual Christmas concert is tonight. Doors open at 6:30 and the concert begins at 7:00.

2. Movie outing is scheduled for Tuesday, December 17.
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.
December 10, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Movie permission forms were handed out last week. They were due Monday, December 9. Please submit first thing tomorrow morning, if you are still planning to participate in the movie field trip.

2. Our annual Christmas concert will take place this Wednesday, December 11. Doors open at 6:30.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Awesome work ongoing with the Independent Novel presentations.

Open book quiz on Viewing will be Dec 16, 2019 Monday Please check Google Classroom for updated materials.
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Finish the problem solving sheet we worked in class today if you did not get it completed. To be passed in tomorrow.
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.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Movie permission forms were handed out last week. They were due today, December 9. Please submit first thing tomorrow morning, if you are still planning to participate in the movie field trip.

2. Our annual Christmas concert will take place this Wednesday, December 11. Doors open at 6:30.
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.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Toonies for Turkeys is ongoing.

2. Parent/Teacher Interviews will take place on Thursday, December 5. Students will be dismissed at 10:45.

3. There are no classes for students on Friday, December 6 due to a PD day for teachers.

4. If you are travelling to Québec, information forms are now overdue. Please submit these at the office asap.

5. Movie permission forms were handed out yesterday. Please return them, including your $9 or $15, no later than Monday, December 9.

6. The annual Riley Mercer Toy Drive has begun. Please bring in an unwrapped gift for a child between the ages of 0-16.

7. We are having a Breakfast Blitz during Parent/Teacher Interviews. Information sheets were sent home today. Please bring in a donation for our breakfast program.
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: ODriscoll, Heidi
Independent Novel Assignment
(Book Talk with objects posted to GC) Due Dec 9

Open Book Quiz Dec 16th
Today in class we are working on the selection Dreaming of Stardom p.337 on Jim Carey. Please keep track of all worksheets as we move through this unit.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Toonies for Turkeys is ongoing.

2. Parent/Teacher Interviews will take place on Thursday, December 5. Students will be dismissed at 10:45.

3. There are no classes for students on Friday, December 6 due to a PD day for teachers.

4. If you are travelling to Québec, information forms are now overdue. Please submit these at the office asap.

5. Movie permission forms were handed out yesterday. Please return them, including your $9 or $15, no later than Monday, December 9.
December 2, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
working on our novel Stuck In Neutral

1. Independent Novel Assignment
(Book Talk with objects posted to GC) Due Dec 9

2. Open Book Quiz Dec 16th
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
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
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.

Ch.3 Test- Thursday, December 12th
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.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Toonies for Turkeys is ongoing.

2. OPTIS is now open and will close on Monday, December 2 at noon.

3. Parent/Teacher Interviews will take place on Thursday, December 5.

4. There are no classes for students on Friday, December 6 due to a PD day for teachers.

5. If you are travelling to Québec, information forms are now overdue. Please submit these at the office Monday morning.
November 28, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Working on the unit Chasing A Dream. We started by establishing a bucket list for our dreams. We used the textbook to begin the unit. Using our background knowledge from Underground to Canada to make text connections and evaluate Bias in text.

Reading the novel Stuck In Neutral

Independent Novel Assignment - Book Talk posted to GC Due Dec 9th.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Toonies for Turkeys is ongoing.

2. OPTIS is now open and will close on Monday, December 2 at noon.

3. Report cards were sent home today.

4. Parent/Teacher Interviews will take place on Thursday, December 5.

5. There are no classes for students on Friday, December 6 due to a PD day for teachers.

6. If you are travelling to Québec, please submit your information form at the main office no later than tomorrow, November 29.
November 27, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Toonies for Turkeys is ongoing.

2. OPTIS is now open and will close on Monday, December 2 at noon.

3. Report cards go home this Thursday, November 28.

4. Parent/Teacher Interviews will take place on Thursday, December 5.

5. There are no classes for students on Friday, December 6 due to a PD day for teachers.

6. If you are travelling to Québec, please submit your information form at the main office no later than Friday, November 29.
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
November 25, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Toonies for Turkeys is ongoing.

2. OPTIS is now open and will close on Monday, December 2 at noon.

3. Report cards go home this Thursday, November 28.

4. Parent/Teacher Interviews will take place on Thursday, December 5.

5. There are no classes for students on Friday, December 6 due to a PD day for teachers.

Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Speech presentations continue

.We have completed our Independent Novel reading time. The assignment for this reading was given in class today and posted to GC. Due date for written summaries and object presentations will be Dec 16. The last week before the holiday will be presentation week. All parts of this assignment will be completed outside class time as homework.
November 22, 2019
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
finish p. 125-126 # 7, 9, 11, 14
November 21, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Speech presentation continue
November 20, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Speech presentations continue
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.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Coats for Kids is ongoing until Friday, November 22. Please bring in your donations and place them in the box in the main foyer.

2. Report cards will go home on Thursday, November 28.

3. OPTIS opens for parents/guardians on Monday, November 25 at 9:00 am.

4. Parent/Teacher Interviews are scheduled for Thursday, December 5.

5. There are no classes for students on Friday, December 6 due to a PD day for teachers.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Speeches due today in class. Many students have not completed this work and need to 'TURN IN' in the google classroom
November 15, 2019
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
finish p. 120 # 15, 16
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Speeches - final in class today.
All materials for Source Cards and samples are posted to GC.

Please refer to GC and homework page to how to complete/print/submit your paper.
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. We will be listening to Chapitre 2 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: ODriscoll, Heidi
How to hand in your Speech assignment in Gr 8 Mrs O’D Class :

Print for Presentation

1.Cover Page (sample in the speech package)
2.Speech in 12-14 point font
3. Bibliography page (stapled at end- transfer info from your source card)

You must print these items at home to have in your hand to present from the day you give your speech. You cannot go to the LRC at the start of class to print a copy for your presentation.

In Google Classroom -

The three topic research completed in the Speech Package can remain there to be checked online.
Jot Notes- students have a choice. Some students created a separate page in their Speech Blank document. They can remain there online to be checked. If the student did this work in the Speech Package it can remain there to be checked online.
Drafts: All draft and edit work are in the history of your google document. They do not need to be printed or hand in to the teacher, they will be checked online as seen in class.
November 13, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Speech Update:
Nov 4- 8: Write full rough draft
Nov 13: Peer Editing
**Nov 14- Final Copy Due (submit GC)deadline is extended to Monday Nov 18 for final copy admission on GC. Any paper submitted after this date will lose marks according to the NLESD Late Assignment Policy.
Nov 18-no class time for speeches. No chrome books in class. All submission on GC must happen outside of class time. No student goes to LRC to submit. We will focus on how to give speeches. Body language, voice, gesture etc.

Nov 19- In class speech presentations begin. You must have your own printed copy to speak from at the podium, you must hand in that paper copy at the end of your presentation.
November 7, 2019
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
If you did not get it completed during class, finish p. 109 #14, 15, 16, 17 (calculations only, no diagrams)
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.
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.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Our annual school fundraiser orders are due tomorrow, November 7.

2. There are no classes for students on the following dates:

Friday, November 8 (School Board Holiday)
Monday, November 11 (Remembrance Day)
Tuesday, November 12 (PD Day)
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 activity tomorrow and then correct and review as a class.
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

Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
SPEECHES:
Nov 4th - research should be complete now - last week , topics were chosen and research began. Chrome books were in class for the full week.

Nov 4- 8: Write full rough draft
Nov 13: Peer Editing
Nov 14- Final Copy Due (submit GC)
Nov 15- Presentations begin in class. You must have your own printed copy to speak from at the podium, you must hand in that paper copy at the end of your presentation.

Tuesday _ Introductions written in class with Thesis included.
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.
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.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. The Remembrance Day Assembly will take place on Tuesday, November 5. Our class will be attending the first assembly during Periods 1 & 2, beginning at approximately 8:20.

2. Our annual school fundraiser orders are due on Thursday, November 7.

3. There are no classes for students on the following dates:

Friday, November 8 (School Board Holiday)
Monday, November 11 (Remembrance Day)
Tuesday, November 12 (PD Day)
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. The Journey Home assignments due TODAY

SPEECHES:
Nov 4th - research should be complete now - last week , topics were chosen and research began. Chrome books were in class for the full week.

Nov 4- 8: Write full rough draft
Nov 13: Peer Editing
Nov 14- Final Copy Due (submit GC)
Nov 15- Presentations begin in class. You must have your own printed copy to speak from at the podium, you must hand in that paper copy at the end of your presentation.
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.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
The Journey Home assignment is due on Monday. Details are posted to Google Classroom.
Students have had the chrome books in class all week. Topics are chosen and most of the research should be complete. We begin to write the Rough Draft on Monday, Final Copy is due Nov 13. Presentations in class begin.
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Unit.1 Test (Ch's 1-2) is scheduled for Monday, Nov.18th.
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)
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. Journey Home assignments due on Monday Nov 4

2. Speech topics must be chosen by Today. Research and rough drafts this week.

3. All test marks are posted online.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Picture retakes will take place on November 1.

2. Our annual school fundraiser has begun. Catalogues were sent home last week. Orders are due on November 7.

3. Fluvarium field trip is scheduled for Thursday, October 31. Please bring a packed lunch on this day.

4. The Remembrance Day Assembly will take place on Tuesday, November 5. Our class will be attending the first assembly during Periods 1 & 2, beginning at approximately 8:10.
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)
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Independent Novel Reading begins today. All students should have a novel in class everyday.

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

Speech Topics should be chosen by Tuesday. Chromebooks are available all week. Research should be ongoing at home as well. All work should be done in Google Classroom so we can use the history feature.

Journey Home assignments due - Nov 4
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Picture retakes will take place on November 1.

2. Our annual school fundraiser has begun. Catalogues were sent home last week. Orders are due on November 7.

3. Fluvarium field trip is scheduled for Thursday, October 31. Please bring a packed lunch on this day.
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)
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Picture retakes will take place on November 1.

2. Our annual school fundraiser has begun. Catalogues were sent home last week. Orders are due on November 7.

3. Fluvarium field trip is scheduled for Thursday, October 31. Please bring a packed lunch on this day.
October 24, 2019
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Finish p. 80-81 #3,6,8,10,11,12,13
Test (Unit 2) Oct. 29
October 23, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The listening quiz will be written tomorrow, October 24 during Period 4.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Picture retakes will take place on November 1.

2. Our annual school fundraiser has begun. Catalogues were sent home last week. Orders are due on November 7.

3. School clothing orders are taking place on Friday, October 25.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Class went to the LRC to learn to use the sign out system. We are approaching the end of the Read Aloud novel in class. The assignment is posted to google classroom , it will be reviewed in class tomorrow.Students should complete their Remembrance Day work and hand it in by Friday.
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.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Picture retakes will take place on November 1.

2. Our annual school fundraiser has begun. Catalogues were sent home last week. Orders are due on November 7.

3. School clothing orders are taking place on Friday, October 25.

4. Permission slips for the Fluvarium were due today, October 22. Please submit tomorrow, if you have not already done so.
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.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. School photo orders were due on Thursday, October 17. Picture retakes will take place on November 1.

2. Our annual school fundraiser has begun. Catalogues were sent home last week. Orders are due on November 7.

3. School clothing orders are taking place on Friday, October 25.

4. Permission slips for the Fluvarium field trip were sent home today. Please return on or before tomorrow, October 22.
October 18, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
We will be completing an Exit Card on Monday. It will cover the Ocean Floor. To prepare, students can look over pages 6-8 in their carnet. We discussed this in class today.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The listening quiz is scheduled for Thursday, October 24.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. School photo orders were due on Thursday, October 17. Picture retakes will take place on November 1.

2. Our annual school fundraiser has begun. Catalogues were sent home last week. Orders are due on November 7.

3. School clothing orders are taking place on Friday, October 25.

4. Permission slips for the Fluvarium field trip were sent home today. Please return on or before October 22.
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: ODriscoll, Heidi
test tomorrow .... review of visuals today with test format reviewed as well.
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.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The listening quiz is scheduled for Thursday, October 24.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. School photo orders are due on Thursday, October 17.

2. Our annual school fundraiser has begun. Catalogues were sent home last week. Orders are due on November 7.

3. School clothing orders are taking place on Friday, October 25.

4. Permission slips for the Fluvarium field trip were sent home today. Please return on or before October 22.
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.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. School photo orders are due on Thursday, October 17.

2. Our annual school fundraiser has begun. Catalogues were sent home last week.

3. School clothing orders are taking place on Friday, October 25.

4. Permission slips for the Fluvarium field trip were sent home today. Please return on or before October 22.
October 10, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. No classes for students this Friday, October 11 due to a teacher PD Day.

2. No classes on Monday, October 14 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

3. School photo orders are due on Thursday, October 17.
Adolescence
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Please bring in your makeup inspiration photo for Tuesday's class.
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.
October 8, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Yesterday we had the chrome books and did an assignment looking at the Audience and Purpose of various commercials. Today we used our text to examine the material in Selling Change. Students should be using our viewing terms from Vegas for the answering of these questions.

Test - Friday Oct 18.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Reading comprehension test will be written during Period 5 on Thursday.

Please bring in your makeup inspiration photo for tomorrow's class.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Our annual food drive has begun. Please bring in your donations for our local food banks.

2. No classes for students this Friday, October 11 due to a teacher PD Day.

3. No classes on Monday, October 14 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.
October 7, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Please note that the written comprehension test has been moved to Thursday, October 10.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Our annual food drive has begun. Please bring in your donations for our local food banks.

2. No classes for students this Friday, October 11 due to a teacher PD Day.

3. No classes on Monday, October 14 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.
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
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.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Terry Fox Walk - Friday, October 4
2. No classes for students due to a teacher PD Day - Friday, October 11
3. Thanksgiving Holiday - Monday, October 14
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
Science Google Classroom Code: xgxrqv

Quiz- Wednesday, Oct 2nd
September 26, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Today we corrected the practice listening quiz. Art Politics and Questioning Authority was the story. The google class code is
h9z9ohk
Terms and paragraph outline is posted

Listening Quiz on Friday.
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.**
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: ODriscoll, Heidi
Today we focused on another practice listening quiz. Art Politics and Questioning Authority was the story. The google class code is
h9z9ohk

. Terms ad paragraph outline is posted .
September 24, 2019
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Assignment due Friday (given out last Thursday). We will have time to work on it in class on Thursday. Finish p.34-35 # 3, 5, 7ac, 8, 9
Test Oct. 3
Language Arts
Assigned By: Noftle, Amy
Listening Quiz on Friday. Practice quiz done in class today.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Today we did the practice listening quiz 'The Dinner Party'. We will do another practice before the quiz on Friday.
September 23, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Today, we completed our Artifact Presentations! Great job everyone :)

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.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Today we covered the Listening Effectively lesson in the textbook. We wrote notes on the strategies used in the text. We did samples from the text and will do more this week.
Sciences
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.
September 20, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Working on Read Aloud novel - Journey Home

Listening Quiz- Sept 26,2019
September 18, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
We reviewed Two Islands worksheet and read to ch 9 in Journey Home
September 16, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Awesome round of Vegas terms today. We completed the introduction to Global Citizens. Pre-reading exercise for the next story Two Islands and we read some of our read aloud novel. Great day !
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 o8xv2o.
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: ODriscoll, Heidi
Happy Friday Everyone. Great day in Language today. We moved forward a few chapters in our Read Aloud novel. Looking forward to seeing everyone next week.
September 12, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Great round of Vegas today. We also worked on our first full reading selection from the textbook. We completed three question in full sentence format. These sheets have been collected. Read Aloud novel class for Friday.
September 10, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1.excellent round of vegas today - all students had their terms
2. We began the unit by doing a brainstorm from the opening visual. Then we developed a definition of the unit theme together.
3.Finally we read in our novel. Great day everyone!
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Don't forget to join our Google Classroom this evening when you get a chance. The code is o8xv2o. Thanks to students who have already joined our class! :)

Please bring your Français binder and textbook to tomorrow's class.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Curriculum Night is this Thursday, June 12 beginning at 6:30 in Room 207.

2. Picture Day is also this Thursday, June 12.
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 o8xv2o.

Please bring your Français binder and textbook to tomorrow's class.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Curriculum Night is this Thursday, June 12 beginning at 6:30 in Room 207.

2. Picture Day is also this Thursday, June 12.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Excellent class today. We did new seating charts, a great round of vegas using our term sheets. We began the text book with a TDSC introduction, a review of GTA and we began a list of the kinds of Genres found in our text.
September 6, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Registration forms are now overdue and should be submitted on Monday.

2. Book condition forms are now overdue and should be submitted on Monday.

3. Media Release forms are now overdue and should be submitted on Monday.

4. Cafeteria service begins on Monday, June 9.

5. Curriculum Night is next Thursday, June 12.

6. Picture Day is also next Thursday, June 12.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Excellent start to the year. Today we completed a Fire Drill Practice. We labelled our 'Vegas' cards. Students were given their language term sheets. And we introduced the read aloud novel - The Journey Home
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 5, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Registration forms are due no later than tomorrow, September 6.

2. Book condition forms are also due no later than tomorrow, September 6.

3. Media Release forms are also due no later than tomorrow, September 6.

4. There is no cafeteria service until Monday, June 9.

5. Curriculum Night is next Thursday, June 12.

6. Picture Day is also next Thursday, June 12.
September 4, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Welcome to Homeroom 8-4! :)

A few reminders...

1. Registration forms are due no later than this Friday, September 6.

2. Book condition forms are also due no later than this Friday, September 6.

3. There is no cafeteria service until Monday, June 9.

4. Curriculum Night is next Thursday, June 12.

5. Picture Day is also next Thursday, June 12.

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