Homework Assigned For Homeroom: 8-5
June 25, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
Our awards assembly for grade 8 students is 9:30 tomorrow morning. It will be over by 11:30. Report cards will be released at the end of the assembly. There will be no busses running until the end of the day. If you are being signed out/picked up at that time, please have your parent email me or bring in a note. That will avoid the line at the office for sign outs. Otherwise, you should bring your lunch as you will be staying for the full day. Almost finished Grade 8! Very exciting!
June 17, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Tomorrow is the last day for classes before exams! No exams in Socials.
June 14, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
No class today due to fieldtrip.

Please have your sample exam completed for Tuesday's class, as we will be starting to correct it.

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

For the final exam, students must bring a calculator, ruler and protractor.
June 13, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Exam review continues....

Please have your sample exam completed for tomorrow's class, as we will be starting to correct it.

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

For the final exam, students must bring a calculator, ruler and protractor.

June 12, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Exam review continues....

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

For the final exam, students must bring a calculator, ruler and protractor.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
This course is now completed. Course marks are due tomorrow (Thursday).
June 11, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Students worked on their last Socials assessments today: Chapter 9 booklet. Due June 13th. Since marks are due for Socials the 17th there cannot be any any extra time provisions. Students who miss the in-class time will have to complete at home before the 13th.
June 10, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started exam review!

Important Reminders:
Final exam review material has been posted in google classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Students worked on their last Socials assessments today: Chapter 9 booklet. Due June 13th. Since marks are due for Socials the 17th there cannot be any any extra time provisions. Students who miss the in-class time will have to complete at home before the 13th.
June 7, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Students worked on their last Socials assessments today: Chapter 9 booklet. Due June 13th. Since marks are due for Socials the 17th there cannot be any any extra time provisions. Students who miss the in-class time will have to complete at home before the 13th.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Science quiz was today!

Important Reminders:
Final exam review material has been posted in google classroom.
June 6, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Students worked on their last Socials assessments today: Chapter 9 booklet. Due June 13th. Since marks are due for Socials the 17th there cannot be any any extra time provisions. Students who miss the in-class time will have to complete at home before the 13th.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected our chapter 11 review sheet.

QUIZ TOMORROW!

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

Chapter 11 quiz (last one!): Friday, June 7th (Yes, you get an extra day!!). Review material has been posted in google classroom.
June 5, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Students worked on their last Socials assessments today: Chapter 9 booklet. Due June 13th. Since marks are due for Socials the 17th there cannot be any any extra time provisions. Students who miss the in-class time will have to complete at home before the 13th.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up work on our chapter 11 review sheet and learned about cellular respiration.

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

Chapter 11 quiz (last one!): Friday, June 7th (Yes, you get an extra day!!). Review material has been posted in google classroom.
June 4, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected our body systems google slide presentation that should now be completed (in google classroom). Remember to try the quizlet! Students also learned about cellular respiration.

Students then worked on their chapter 11 review sheet, which can also be found in google classroom.

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

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

Chapter 11 quiz (last one!): Friday, June 7th (Yes, you get an extra day!!). Review material has been posted in google classroom.
June 3, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Students worked on their last Socials assessments today: Chapter 9 booklet. Due June 13th. Since marks are due for Socials the 17th there cannot be any any extra time provisions. Students who miss the in-class time will have to complete at home before the 13th.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we continued to work on our Body Systems Google Slide Presentation. Students should pretty much finish up the slide show today!

A copy of the assignment can be found in our google classroom.

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

Chapter 11 quiz (last one!): Friday, June 7th (Yes, you get an extra day!!). Review material has been posted in google classroom.
May 31, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Important Reminders:
Final exam review material has been posted in google classroom.

Chapter 11 quiz (last one!): Thursday, June 6th. Review material has been posted in google classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
We will continue our chapter 9 booklet next week. WW2 digital scavenger hunt due today.
May 30, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we reviewed over the levels of organization of the body and then started on a google slide presentation based on the 7 body systems. This activity can be found in google classroom. We will continue with this activity in our next science class.

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

Chapter 11 quiz (last one!): Thursday, June 6th. Review material has been posted in google classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
We will continue our chapter 9 booklet next week.
May 29, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students completed a worksheet on the levels of organization in the body. This worksheet is posted in google classroom.

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

Chapter 11 quiz (last one!): Thursday, June 6th.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
The WW2 scavenger hunt is due this Friday.

Today we started looking at our last chapter: Newfoundland's Confederation with Canada. There will be a graded assessment for this last unit.
May 28, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today was our last day to work on the Scavenger Hunt in class. Students have had 4 classes.

Due May 31st. All assignments must be done by then. Assignments will be marked as is starting Saturday.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we learned about how cells divide by Mitosis.

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

Chapter 11 quiz (last one!): Thursday, June 6th.
May 27, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students completed a digital cell breakout activity! This activity can be found in google classroom.

Science quiz marks are now posted on PowerSchool.

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

Chapter 11 quiz (last one!): Thursday, June 6th.
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
Tomorrow is the in class assignment on misleading graphs. Please bring your notes, review sheets, and book to use.

Just a reminder of the due dates students were given for the final exam preparation review sheets:
Unit 1 - May 28
Unit 2 - May 31
Unit 3 - June 4
Unit 4 - June 7
Unit 5 - June 11
Unit 6 - June 14

Students will be completing a practice exam on June 6. One period will be given in class and the rest should be completed at home that night.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
We continued working on the WW2 digital scavenger hunt. Due Friday.

Students get one more day in class after today.

Last chapter: Chapter 9. Graded booklet will be the last assessment.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
1. Farewell is Thursday night from 6:30 to 10:00.

2. Orientation at Holy Spirit is Friday morning.

3. Final exams will be written June 19-21.
May 24, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Science quiz marks are now posted on PowerSchool.

Important Reminders:
Final exam review material has been posted in google classroom.
May 23, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Science quiz was today!
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued our WW2 assignment #2.Due Mat 31st.

We have 2 more evaluations after this one!
May 22, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we started the WW2 major assignment tomorrow that will be due May 31st though there will be a bonus for early submission.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Chapter 10 science quiz is TOMORROW.

Important Reminders:
Unit 4 quiz (Microscope and Plant/Animal Cells) on Wednesday, May 22nd. This will be a 15 MC quiz completed as a google form.

Review material is posted in our google classroom, including a practice quiz!
May 21, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued with 'The Boy in the Striped Pajamas'.

Thoase students who missed the test will write tomorrow period 2. It is important those students are here.

WW2 major assignment: Digital Scavenger Hunt:We will start after we finish the movie and this will be due May 31st.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Chapter 10 science quiz is Thursday!

Important Reminders:
Unit 4 quiz (Microscope and Plant/Animal Cells) on Thursday, May 23rd. This will be a 15 MC quiz completed as a google form.

Review material is posted in our google classroom, including a practice quiz!
May 16, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students started watching The Boy in the Striped Pajamas.

Next week we will start our second in-class assignment for WW2.If a student will be away next week they can email me to get an advance copy of the assignment.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Yesterday students completed the microscope lab.

Today students received (and worked on) their chapter 10 review sheet in preparation for the quiz next week. The review sheet can be found in google classroom.

Important Reminders:
Unit 4 quiz (Microscope and Plant/Animal Cells) on Thursday, May 23rd. This will be a 15 MC quiz completed as a google form. Review material is posted in our google classroom.
May 14, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today was our second class to work on our cells brochure (posted in google classroom). If not completed today, this brochure should be completed for homework.

Here are some great links:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OpBylwH9DU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IlzKri08kk
https://www.cellsalive.com/cells/cell_model.htm
https://quizlet.com/ca/294255764/cells-flash-cards/

Important Reminders:
Unit 4 quiz (Microscope and Plant/Animal Cells) on Thursday, May 23rd. This will be a 15 or 20 MC quiz completed as a google form. Review material is posted in our google classroom.
May 13, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today I did review for the test on Wednesday. All study materials are in Google classroom.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started on a brochure (a copy is also posted in google classroom) to explain the parts of a plant and animal cell, as well as the functions/differences.

Students will have 2 classes to work on this.

Here are some great links:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OpBylwH9DU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IlzKri08kk
https://www.cellsalive.com/cells/cell_model.htm

Important Reminders:
Unit 4 quiz (Microscope and Plant/Animal Cells) on Thursday, May 23rd.
May 10, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Students did an activity about the differences between WW1 and WW2. Test on Tuesday May 15th.

Review sample quiz, review slideshow, answer keys and notes all on Google classroom.
May 8, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a virtual microscope activity (found in google classroom).

Microscope exit card marks are now posted in PowerSchool.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued with our Chapter on WW2. We looked at the economic and social impacts of WW2 on Newfoundland. Test May 15th.
May 7, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Tomorrow during class we will be completing a virtual microscope activity .

Microscope exit card marks are now posted in PowerSchool.

Important Reminders:
The marks for 'The Eye' Case study completed before Easter are now available on PowerSchool.
May 6, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up learning about the parts and functions of the microscope.

Students completed a graded exit card on this topic.

Important Reminders:
The marks for 'The Eye' Case study completed before Easter are now available on PowerSchool.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued on our work on WW2. Test May 15th.

Project #1 on WW2 now overdue.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
1. The food drive for the CBS/Paradise food bank is ongoing until Thursday. Please consider donating something if you are able.
2. The $5 and permission slip for curling is due tomorrow.
3. The $10 and permission slip for the farewell on May 30 is due Wednesday.

Have a great evening!
May 3, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Students started work on the microscope today!

We will be doing a exit card on the microscope (labelling) on Monday or Tuesday. This will be graded assessment!

Need some review?
Check this link out: (Hint - you must click the circle that represents the part of microscope indicated at the top of the page)
https://www.purposegames.com/game/5f76372de3
This quizlet is great, too!
https://quizlet.com/290513474/microscope-flash-cards/?new
May 2, 2019
Art
Assigned By: Bowers, Tracy
Reminder that tomorrow is a sketching class (so bring your sketchbooks) and sketches # 7 and 8 need to be completed before the end of class.
May 1, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we watched 'The Spies That Came from the Sea' .

Assignment is due Friday May 3rd. Check google classroom to make sure you have this done. Test May 15th.
April 30, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we went over questions #26-30 in our first worksheet on WW2.

Assignment due May 3rd. Test May 15th.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we began work on our last Unit on Body systems. Students are reminded to bring a new yellow duo-tang for this unit.

Today we completed a worksheet on the 'Characteristics of Living things'.
Art
Assigned By: Bowers, Tracy
Art sketches due this week on Friday May 3rd. Sketches 7 & 8 should be finished and brought to class to be graded.
April 29, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today was the last day to work on the WW2 Assignment 1 in class.

Due May 3rd. Test May 15th.
April 18, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
The Chapter 8 assignment #1 is due May 3rd.

Have a safe and enjoyable Easter Break.

Test May 14th-15th
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Mid - year review google forms is due TODAY!

Unit 3 Optics Test marks are now available on PowerSchool.

Important Reminders:
To help with student preparation for the Final Exam, a 25 multiple choice google forms assessment has been posted in our google classroom for students to complete as review for Units 1 and 2. Students will have 2 weeks to complete this google forms, thus the due date is on April 18th. Students are permitted to use their notes, books, etc. This will be a graded assessment!
April 17, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued our in class assignment.

This will be due May 3rd.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students were given time to work on their mid year review google forms.

Unit 3 Optics Test marks are now available on PowerSchool.

Important Reminders:
To help with student preparation for the Final Exam, a 25 multiple choice google forms assessment has been posted in our google classroom for students to complete as review for Units 1 and 2. Students will have 2 weeks to complete this google forms, thus the due date is on April 18th. Students are permitted to use their notes, books, etc. This will be a graded assessment!
April 16, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
1. The $5 and permission slip for the hockey game is overdue.

2. If you are ordering school pictures, the deadline is Wednesday.

3. Choices for Youth is an organization for homeless teens and has put a call out for toiletries for their clientele. They provide services for almost 1100 homeless teens every year. Some of these teens live on couches from home to home, some in homeless shelters, some in emergency centres, some in the streets. The organization also provides a teaching program for teen moms. There are 45 of them and they have 60 children.

All of these teens are in desperate need for any of these items:

Toothpaste
Toothbrushes
Soap
Shampoo
Hairbrushes
Diapers
Wipes
Baby cream
Deodorant
Razors
Towels
Facecloths
Blankets

If you are able to send any of these items in, we will happily bring them to Choices for Youth.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Unit 3 Optics Test marks are now available on PowerSchool.

Important Reminders:
To help with student preparation for the Final Exam, a 25 multiple choice google forms assessment has been posted in our google classroom for students to complete as review for Units 1 and 2. Students will have 2 weeks to complete this google forms, thus the due date is on April 18th. Students are permitted to use their notes, books, etc. This will be a graded assessment!
April 15, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
1. The $5 and permission slip for the hockey game is due tomorrow.

2. If you are ordering school pictures, the deadline is Wednesday.

3. Choices for Youth is an organization for homeless teens and has put a call out for toiletries for their clientele. They provide services for almost 1100 homeless teens every year. Some of these teens live on couches from home to home, some in homeless shelters, some in emergency centres, some in the streets. The organization also provides a teaching program for teen moms. There are 45 of them and they have 60 children.

All of these teens are in desperate need for any of these items:

Toothpaste
Toothbrushes
Soap
Shampoo
Hairbrushes
Diapers
Wipes
Baby cream
Deodorant
Razors
Towels
Facecloths
Blankets

If you are able to send any of these items in, we will happily bring them to Choices for Youth.
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
The unit 6 test is tomorrow.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a graded case study assessment on the Eye.

Unit 3 Optics Test marks are now available on PowerSchool.

Important Reminders:
To help with student preparation for the Final Exam, a 25 multiple choice google forms assessment has been posted in our google classroom for students to complete as review for Units 1 and 2. Students will have 2 weeks to complete this google forms, thus the due date is on April 18th. Students are permitted to use their notes, books, etc. This will be a graded assessment!
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we worked on assignment #1 for this Chapter. Students could do a paper copy or a digital copy.

Details are on Google classroom and i on't be due until may 3rd. Chapter test May 14th-15th.
April 12, 2019
Adolescence
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we watched United in War and students did an exit car on Canada's contribution to WW2.

They will start their Chapter 8 minor assignment Monday.
April 11, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Our Science test was TODAY!

Important Reminders:
To help with student preparation for the Final Exam, a 25 multiple choice google forms assessment has been posted in our google classroom for students to complete as review for Units 1 and 2. Students will have 2 weeks to complete this google forms, thus the due date is on April 18th. Students are permitted to use their notes, books, etc. This will be a graded assessment!
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students were to complete #24 to 30 in their WW2 booklet.

We will start our in-class foldable on Monday. Tomorrow we will do an video exit card.
April 10, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected the part II study guide for our OPTICS test TOMORROW! Answers are posted in our google classroom.

Remember to study your part I study guide, as well (chapter 4).

Important Reminders:
Unit 3 Optics Test: Thursday, April 11th. The test is comprised of 15 MC and 4 short answer questions.

The part II Optics review sheet is now posted in Google Classroom! Remember to still go over your part I review sheet and quiz.

To help with student preparation for the Final Exam, a 25 multiple choice google forms assessment has been posted in our google classroom for students to complete as review for Units 1 and 2. Students will have 2 weeks to complete this google forms, thus the due date is on April 18th. Students are permitted to use their notes, books, etc. This will be a graded assessment!
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued on looking at the branches of the military Newfoundlanders enlisted in during WW2.
April 9, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued on with our introduction to WW2.

Booklets are overdue.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a sample test in preparation for our test on Monday! This google forms sample test can be found in our google classroom.

Important Reminders:
Unit 3 Optics Test: Thursday, April 11th. The test is comprised of 15 MC and 4 short answer questions.

The part II Optics review sheet is now posted in Google Classroom! Remember to still go over your part I review sheet and quiz.

To help with student preparation for the Final Exam, a 25 multiple choice google forms assessment has been posted in our google classroom for students to complete as review for Units 1 and 2. Students will have 2 weeks to complete this google forms, thus the due date is on April 18th. Students are permitted to use their notes, books, etc. This will be a graded assessment!
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
The unit 6 assignment is due tomorrow. The test is Tuesday April 16.
April 8, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued on with looking at the start of WW2.

Chapter 7 booklet was due today.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students continued on with review for Unit 3 - Optics. For those finished their review sheets, students had the opportunity to work on some review quizlets, as well as some practice questions. This review material is posted in our google classroom.

Tomorrow we will be doing a sample test in class!


Important Reminders:
Unit 3 Optics Test: Thursday, April 11th. The test is comprised of 15 MC and 4 short answer questions.

The part II Optics review sheet is now posted in Google Classroom! Remember to still go over your part I review sheet and quiz.

To help with student preparation for the Final Exam, a 25 multiple choice google forms assessment has been posted in our google classroom for students to complete as review for Units 1 and 2. Students will have 2 weeks to complete this google forms, thus the due date is on April 18th. Students are permitted to use their notes, books, etc. This will be a graded assessment!
April 5, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students did more practice on ray diagrams and then students started to work on their review sheet (part II).

The ray diagram video's can be found here: (Under Unit 3, Chapter 5)

http://hubertalundrigan.weebly.com/grade-8-science.html

Important Reminders:
Unit 3 Optics Test: Thursday, April 11th.

The part II Optics review sheet is now posted in Google Classroom! Remember to still go over your part I review sheet and quiz.

At 2 pm today, to help with student preparation for the Final Exam, I will post to our google classrooms a 25 multiple choice google forms assessment for students to complete as review for Units 1 and 2. Students will have 2 weeks to complete this google forms, thus the due date is on April 18th. Students are permitted to use their notes, books, etc. This will be a graded assessment!
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
The unit 6 assignment is due Wednesday.
Monday is the 2 point early bird date.
The test is April 16. This is changed from April 17 so students do not have a second test on the same day.
April 4, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we took a look at the effect of the Great depression on Newfoundland, then globally and how it lead to the rise of people in power such as Hitler and Mussolini.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we reviewed all 4 ray diagrams for curved mirrors! Then, we did a whole lot of practice, practice and practice!

The ray diagram video's can be found here: (Under Unit 3, Chapter 5)

http://hubertalundrigan.weebly.com/grade-8-science.html

Important Reminders:
Unit 3 Optics Test: Thursday, April 11th.

The part II Optics review sheet is now posted in Google Classroom! Remember to still go over your part I review sheet and quiz.
April 3, 2019
Core French
Assigned By: Doyle, Robyn
We will start our collages tomorrow in class. If you do not want to draw the pictures, you should search and print 5 small images before French tomorrow - one to represent your sport, one to represent the benefit of it, one to represent the equipment you need, one to represent where you do it and one to represent when you do it.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students continued with their booklet. The booklet will be due on Monday. Most students are done so the rest will be done at home.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Important Reminders:
Unit 3 Optics Test: Thursday, April 11th.

The part II Optics review sheet is now posted in Google Classroom! Remember to still go over your part I review sheet and quiz.
April 2, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students continued with their booklet. The booklet will be due on Monday. They will only get until Thursday to complete this.

Today students got back their test, exit card and their assignments.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we reviewed the 2 rays diagrams for concave mirrors completed in yesterday's class. Next, we started to complete the last 2 ray diagrams.

The ray diagram video's can be found here: (Under Unit 3, Chapter 5)

http://hubertalundrigan.weebly.com/grade-8-science.html

Important Reminders:
Unit 3 Optics Test: Thursday, April 11th.
April 1, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started to look at ray diagrams for curved mirrors.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued on our Chapter 7 booklet. This will need to be completed and passed into me by Monday April 8th.
We will have two more days in class.
March 28, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Students continued with the Chapter 7 booklet.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a worksheet on images in both plane and curved mirrors!
March 27, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished off on the law of reflection lab and started on a worksheet on curved mirrors.
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
Students received the unit 6 assignment today. This is due April 10 (early bird (April 8).
The test is April 17.
March 26, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started work on our reflection lab.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we learned about the Forestry Industry in Newfoundland before Confederation.
March 22, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we continued on to practice the 'Law of Reflection'.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students did an exit card on a video 'Boom or Bust' as a lead into Chapter 7 (The Interwar Years).

In Chapter 7 there won't be a test but there will be a graded booklet mostly done independently.

Test grades won't be posted until this weekend.
March 21, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we continued on with the 'Law of Reflection' by completing a worksheet sheet.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we watched 'I Remain Your Loving Son' which highlights letter sent home from soldiers on the Front.

We will do an exit card tomorrow on a video that introduces Chapter 7.
March 20, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students were introduced to the 'Law of Reflection'.

https://phet.colorado.edu/sims/html/bending-light/latest/bending-light_en.html
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Test today. We will start Chapter 7 next week.

March 19, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today I did review for 8-5s test tomorrow. Answer key to the review sheet is on Google.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed an EMS graphing activity.
March 15, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Science quiz marks are now available on PowerSchool.
March 14, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today I started going over the review sheet for their test on Wednesday March 20th. Study materials are on Google classroom.
March 13, 2019
Adolescence
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students continued on with the review sheet.

Assignment for 8-5 was due today.
Test March 20th.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students continued on with the review sheet.

Assignment for 8-5 was due today.
Test March 20th.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Quiz TOMORROW!!!

Students should complete the practice quiz posted in google classroom before this week's actual quiz, as it is great practice!

Important Dates:
Chapter 4/5 Quiz - Thursday, March 14th. The quiz will be 15 MC via google forms.
March 12, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Assignment due Wednesday. Test March 20th.

Today students received a review sheet and will be given time in class to work on this.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected the chapter 4/5 review sheet which is posted in google classroom.

As well, students should complete the practice quiz posted in google classroom before this week's actual quiz, as it is great practice!

Important Dates:
Chapter 4/5 Quiz - Thursday, March 14th. The quiz will be 15 MC via google forms.

March 11, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students worked on their chapter 4/5 review sheet (also posted in google classroom). If not completed today, it should be finished up at home, as we will be correcting it tomorrow.

Answers to the review sheet will be posted after school today on google classroom.

As well, students should complete the practice quiz posted in google classroom before this week's actual quiz, as it is great practice!

Important Dates:
Chapter 4/5 Quiz - Thursday, March 14th. The quiz will be 15 MC via google forms.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we learned about the women's suffrage movement in Newfoundland after WW1.

Assignment due Wednesday, early bird was today. Test March 20th.
March 8, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we corrected the worksheet on the volunteer efforts on the HomeFront.

We then watched a video regarding suffrage.

Assignment due March 13th. EB: March 11th. Test March 20th
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up our 'Properties of Light' activity posted in google classroom.

Students should have completed an exit card on the properties of light also posted in google classroom. If not completed today, this should be completed by Monday, March 11th. The exit card is a graded assessment!

Students also received their chapter 4/5 review sheet in preparation for next week's quiz (also posted on google classroom). Students should also work on this over the weekend.

As well, I will be posting a 20 MC sample test today to google classroom that all students should complete in preparation for next week's quiz, as it is excellent practice!

Important Dates:
Chapter 4/5 Quiz - Thursday, March 14th. The quiz will be 15 MC via google forms.

The review sheet (and the link for a quizlet)for next week's quiz (chapter 4 and a little of 5) is also posted in google classroom.
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
The unit 5 test is Monday. Please review your assignment and the 3 review sheets you have been given.
March 7, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students were working on a sheet about the volunteer efforts of the WPA and the NPA.

Assignment is due Marc. 13th. Early bird is the 11th
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started on activity on the 6 properties of light (posted in google classroom). We will continue on with this activity in our next class.

The review sheet (and the link for a quizlet) for next week's quiz (chapter 4 and a little of 5) is also posted in google classroom.

Important Dates:
Chapter 4/5 Quiz - Thursday, March 14th. The quiz will be 15 MC via google forms.
March 6, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we watched a video on color:

https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x5j1lvx

Next, we completed a worksheet on the visible light spectrum.

The review sheet (and the link for a quizlet)for next week's quiz (chapter 4 and a little of 5) is also posted in google classroom.

Important Dates:
Chapter 4/5 Quiz - Thursday, March 14th.
March 5, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected our EMS poster started last week.

A copy of a sample poster can be found in google classroom.

Important Dates:
Chapter 4 Quiz - Thursday, March 14th.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we went over the reasons why Beaumont Hamel went so bad for the Regiment.

Test March 20th. I've started loading materials into Google classroom for studying, including the study guide.

Assignment due March 13th (11th is the Early bird for 2 bonus marks)
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
Unit 5 assignments are due tomorrow. The test is Monday.
March 4, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued on with Beaumont Hamel at Armageddon.

Assignment was sent home today. Due March 13th. Early bird the 11th.
March 1, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
Monday is the early bird date for the unit 5 assignment.
Assignments are due Wednesday and the test is March 11.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started work on an EMS (Electromagnetic Spectrum)poster.

We will continue working on this poster next class.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we watched a documentary on Beaumont Hamel and the Royal Newfoundland Regiment.

Assignment coming out Monday.

Test March 20th
February 28, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we learned about the Battle of Beaumont Hamel.

Test March 20th or 21st
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started work on the NASA series on the Electromagnetic Spectrum (EMS) by watching the following video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPcAWNlVl-8
February 27, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we only had a few minutes of class. We will start the topic of Beaumont Hamel tomorrow.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we reviewed the properties of waves: Amplitude, wavelength, frequency, crest/trough with a worksheet.

Unit 2 Science Tests were also given back during yesterday's class.
February 26, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started learning the 4 properties of waves by completing a worksheet:
Amplitude
Frequency
Crest/Trough
Wavelength
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we completed our activity on the branches of service and then students worked on a worksheet about 4 Newfoundlanders/Labradorians who served in WW1

February 22, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
The unit 5 assignment is due March 6. We have not yet completed all material for this unit.
The test is March 11.
February 21, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students did a mini-assignment on Propaganda. If a student was not present they can do it at home on Google classroom. It is to be completed by Sunday.
February 19, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we went over Enlistment and Recruitment. We did a worksheet.
February 14, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a 5 MC graded exit card on pressure, force and area.

Then, we started on a google slide assignment on the Early Discoveries of Light for chapter 4 (Unit 3). All information can be found in google classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we started Chapter 6 content with a look at how the war started and the factors that lead up to the Great War.

Check out the Great War channel if you have an interest in the Great War

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f11CKYB2FCA
February 13, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today completed a second worksheet on pressure, force and area. We will complete a graded 5 MC google form exit card on this topic tomorrow (Thursday)!

Answers to the worksheets completed in yesterday's and today's class (on pressure, force and area) are posted on PowerSchool.

Unit 2 Fluids test marks are now available on PowerSchool.

Students will need a new yellow duo-tang for Unit 3 - Optics.
February 12, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Mosher, Susan
A reminder that final copies of Outsiders assignments are due tomorrow, Wednesday February 13th.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we did a worksheet on pressure, force and area. We will complete a graded 5 MC google form exit card on this topic on Thursday!

Unit 2 Fluids test marks are now available on PowerSchool.

Students will need a new yellow duo-tang for Unit 3 - Optics.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we started Chapter 6 on WW1.

I will no longer be lending out pencils to students and I will be enacting consequences for those unprepared. If there is a financial reason why a child does not have pencils by all means contact me privately to make arrangements.
February 11, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
FINAL Science Project (Google Slides) are due TODAY! Don't forget to turn in your work or share your google slide with me.

Unit 2 Fluids test marks are now available on PowerSchool.

Students will need a new yellow duo-tang for Unit 3 - Optics.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we finished the foldable. If you weren't here you will have to come by at lunch times to complete.

Tomorrow we will start Chapter 6.
February 8, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Science Test was today!

FINAL Science Project Google Slide is due on MONDAY!

Important Dates:
Final Science Project (i.e. google slide presentation) are due February 11th. Students must now work on putting together their google slide presentation. Exemplars and rubrics are posted to google classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued our Chapter 4 foldable.

Powerschool will be updated sometime the weekend with the assignment marks.
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
Part 1 of the mid-year assignment is due Monday.
On Monday you will be writing part 2, which is 20 multiple choice questions (10 from unit 1 and 10 from unit 2). You may use your notes for this. However, if you forget your notes, you are not permitted to share with another student. This is an individual assessment.
Core French
Assigned By: Doyle, Robyn
We will aim to finish up our presentations on Monday so, if you haven't presented yet, please be ready!
February 7, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Test TOMORROW! 18 MC and 3 short answer questions. Don't forget to study your chapter 7 material.

Important Dates:
Final Science Project (i.e. google slide presentation) are due February 11th. Students must now work on putting together their google slide presentation. Exemplars and rubrics are posted to google classroom.

Unit 2 Test date: Friday, February 8th. Students are reminded to study their chapter 7 notes as well. Review material has been posted in google classroom!
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we worked on our foldable. This will be an in-class graded assignment and a rubric will be provided.

Chapter 5 assignment is past due.
February 6, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we learned about some of the crises that impacted Newfoundland in the late 1800s.

We will do an in-class foldable starting tomorrow.

Assignments due for 8-5 today.
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
Part 1 of the mid-year assignment is due Monday.
On Monday, part 2 will be written. This is 20 multiple choice questions, 10 from unit 1 and 10 from unit 2. Notes are permitted for this. So bring your large binder with your notes, assignments and tests from previous units. If you forget your notes, you will not be permitted to share with another student. This is individual work.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected our chapter 8/9 review sheets. Answers to the review sheet are posted in google-classroom in with the Unit 2 Review Materials.

Test FRIDAY! 18 MC and 3 short answer questions. Don't forget to study your chapter 7 material.

Important Dates:
Final Science Project (i.e. google slide presentation) are due February 11th. Students must now work on putting together their google slide presentation. Exemplars and rubrics are posted to google classroom.

Unit 2 Test date: Friday, February 8th. Students are reminded to study their chapter 7 notes as well. Review material has been posted in google classroom!
February 5, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students completed a 20 MC google forms sample test. This will be great practice for the real test!

Important Dates:
Final Science Project (i.e. google slide presentation) are due February 11th. Students must now work on putting together their google slide presentation. Exemplars and rubrics are posted to google classroom.

Unit 2 Test date: Friday, February 8th. Students are reminded to study their chapter 7 notes as well. Review material has been posted in google classroom!
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we learned about the Newfoundland Railway.

We will do an in-class graded foldable in class this week.

Assignment is past due. Grades are in PowerSchool for the Chapter 5 test and booklet.
Core French
Assigned By: Doyle, Robyn
We will start presentation of your in-class assignment next class. Please be ready. :)
February 4, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Mosher, Susan
Students are reminded of their test on The Outsiders tomorrow, Tuesday February 5th
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
Tests were returned and reviewed today.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we continued on with working on our chapter 8/9 review sheet.

Tomorrow (Tuesday) we will be doing a 20 MC google forms sample test. This will be great practice for the test!

Important Dates:
Final Science Project (i.e. google slide presentation) are due February 11th. Students must now work on putting together their google slide presentation. Exemplars and rubrics are posted to google classroom.

Unit 2 Test date: Friday, February 8th. Students are reminded to study their chapter 7 notes as well. Review material has been posted in google classroom!
Core French
Assigned By: Doyle, Robyn
Today we finished up our slideshows for our current unit. We will begin presentations of these next class!
February 1, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected the average density web quest completed in Wednesday's class (answers are posted in google classroom).

Then students received their chapter 8 and part of 9 review sheet in preparation for the quiz next week.

Important Dates:
Final Science Project (i.e. google slide presentation) are due February 11th. Students must now work on putting together their google slide presentation. Exemplars are posted to google classroom.

Unit 2 Test date: Friday, February 8th. Students are reminded to study their chapter 7 notes as well. Review material has been posted in google classroom!
January 31, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Important Dates:
Final Science Project (i.e. google slide presentation) are due February 11th. Students must now work on putting together their google slide presentation. Exemplars are posted to google classroom.

Unit 2 Test date: Friday, February 8th. Students are reminded to study their chapter 7 notes as well. Review material has been posted in google classroom!
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today I introduced Chapter 4 with a look at early government and law and order in Newfoundland. We watched a ghost story about the hanging of Catherine Snow to tie in about how things were dealt with in the past.

Assignment is due Feb.6th for this group (8-5) ONLY!
January 30, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a webquest on average density - please see google classroom.

Important Dates:
Final Science Project (i.e. google slide presentation) are due February 11th. Students must now work on putting together their google slide presentation. Exemplars are posted to google classroom.
Unit 2 Test date: Friday, February 8th.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Test today. Marks are on Powerschool.

Note for 8-5 ONLY: Assignment due Feb. 6th.
January 29, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed one final worksheet on buoyancy and density.

Important Dates:
Final Science Project (i.e. google slide presentation) are due February 11th. Students must now work on putting together their google slide presentation. Exemplars are posted to google classroom.
Unit 2 Test date: February 8th.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we watched a few videos on topics that will be on the test tomorrow.

Test tomorrow. Assignment due Feb. 1st.
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
The unit 4 test is Friday.
If not completed in class,
finish p.219 #16 and p.223 #2-5,7
January 28, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected the webquest (on density and buoyancy)completed in Friday's class. An answer key can be found in google classroom.

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

Students must now work on putting together their google slide presentation. Exemplars will be posted to google classroom.

Important Dates:
Final Science Project (i.e. google slide presentation) are due February 11th.
Tentative Unit 2 Test date: February 8th.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Test on Wednesday. All study materials on Google classroom.

Assignment due on Friday.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
This was the last class for Technology 8-5. Today they were assigned a list of challenges to attempt while programming the Sphero.

All students are reminded that if there are any assignments not completed or done it will need to be finished, and submitted before Friday, February 1st as this is when Term 1 ends.
January 25, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students completed a Density and Buoyancy webquest. This webquest is posted in google classroom.

A quizlet link is posted at the end of the webquest which is great for review of chapter 8 and part of 9.

Important Dates:
Proposals (submitted through google classroom) are now over due!
Tentative Unit 2 Test date: February 8th.
January 24, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected the worksheet on mass and weight completed in yesterday's class.

Next, we discussed buoyancy and gravity as forces. When we place an object in a fluid, 3 situations may occur:

1. The object will rise (if the buoyancy is greater than the gravity force)

2. The object will sink (if the buoyancy is less than the gravity force)

3. The object may hover or float (if the buoyancy is equal to the gravitational force)

This is a great video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEod2roQXMI

Tomorrow we will be doing a webquest looking at forces, buoyancy and gravity.

Important Dates:
Proposals (submitted through google classroom) are now over due!
Tentative Unit 2 Test date: February 8th.
January 23, 2019
Home Economics
Assigned By: Bowers, Tracy
Reminder that Home ec Term projects are due tomorrow, Thursday January 24th. Please refer to guidelines in your Google classroom as to the criteria needed for this project.
Also make sure to TURN IN your project in your Google classroom (not share via email). If you did your project in a Google slide/ doc different than the template on the assignment page and you are unsure how to add it to your classroom, please drop down and see me.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
This was the last class to work on the Chapter 5 booklet. Some students took home their booklets to finish and must be passed in tomorrow. Please note though that due to the length of time spent on this any booklet not passed in, lost etc will receive a grade of 0% as this booklet is an in-class assignment.

Test Wednesday. Check Google classroom for notes and practice materials.

Assignment due Feb. 1st.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected the graphing worksheet we started in yesterday's class.

Next, we started a worksheet on forces and mass vs. weight.

Important Dates:
Proposals (submitted through google classroom) are now over due!
Tentative Unit 2 Test date: February 8th.
January 22, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Tomorrow will be the last day to work on the Chapter 5 booklet.

Test on Wednesday Jan. 30th. Assignment due Feb. 1st. Please read carefully as some options are cross-curricular with Home Ec.
January 21, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today I went over Healthcare in the 1800s to help students with their Healthcare journal in their Chapter 5 booklet.

Assignment now posted. Due Feb. 1st. There are three parts to it but some are cross curricular with Home Ec.
Google classroom updated with the Study Guide, Vocab Key, Study Notes (booklet answer key) and Practice Quiz and quizlet link for the vocab.Test Jan. 30th.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today, students completed a 11 MC google forms exit card on mass, density and volume.

As well, students worked through a graphing activity on how temperature affects density.

Important Dates:
Proposals (submitted through google classroom) are due TODAY!
Tentative Unit 2 Test date: February 8th.
January 18, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we watched Tales from Pigeon Inlet as part of learning about storytelling and its importance to Newfoundland/Labrador culture.


Google classroom updated with the Study Guide, Vocab Key, Study Notes (booklet answer key) and Practice Quiz and quizlet link for the vocab. I also posted the assignment but haven't gone over it yet.

Test Jan. 30th
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up the worksheets on density, mass and volume calculations that we have been working on over the last few days.

Answer keys are posted to google classroom.

We will be doing a review exit card on Monday on density, mass and volume (11 MC google form).

Important Dates:
Proposals (submitted through google classroom) are due Monday, January 21st.
Tentative Unit 2 Test date: February 8th.
January 17, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we continued on with density, mass and volume calculations.

Science proposals due this Monday!
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we did #18 in the Chapter 5 booklet.

Test January 30th
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Class #2 of using the Sphero Sprk. Today students were programming the Sphero to go through a maze.
January 16, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we did #24 in our booklets about Games of the North.

Test Jan. 30th, assignment coming out tomorrow on Google classroom.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we continued to work on our foldable (on density)that we started in yesterday's class.

Today we learned the formula to calculate density and also how to manipulate the formula.

Important Dates:
Proposals (submitted through google classroom) are due Monday, January 21st.
January 15, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected our Section 8.1 worksheet on density and then started on a foldable dealing with density, mass and volume. We will be working on this foldable over the next few days.

Important Dates:
Proposals (submitted through google classroom) are due Monday, January 21st.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we did question #18 in the booklet on Newfoundland Hospitality.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were introduced to the Sphero Sprk robots today, and began to learn how to program.
January 14, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
The assignment is due January 25.
The test is Feb 1.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students continued on working in their Chapter 5 booklets.

Test Jan. 30th

The official Chapter 5 assignment will be posted to Google classroom tomorrow. It will be due Jan. 28th.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started on chapter 8 (8.1: Density and the PTM) by completing a worksheet.

Important Dates:
Proposals (submitted through google classroom) are due Monday, January 21st.
January 11, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Important Dates:
Proposals (submitted through google classroom) are due Monday, January 21st.
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
The unit 4 assignment is due January 25. The test is February 1.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today was the catch up day for the Chapter 5 booklet.

Test Jan. 30th
Home Economics
Assigned By: Bowers, Tracy
Students were passed out a paper copy of their Term Projects in class yesterday. The guidelines can also be found in their Google classroom.
Term projects are due on or before January 24th.
January 10, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today was our final period to work on our science proposals. Students will need to finish the rest at home.

All information relating to the science project can be found in google classroom.

Important Dates:

Proposals (submitted through google classroom) are due Monday, January 21st.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Test Jan. 30th.

Today we finished Bizarre foods and watched 2 videos on Newfoundland Hospitality.

January 9, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today was the 2nd class to work on our science project proposals!

All information relating to the science project can be found in google classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students worked on #19 and 20 in their Chapter 5 Booklet. Catch up day is Friday for 8-5.

Test Jan. 30th. Practice Quizlet is in Google classroom.

January 8, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Please get your wish lists and partner forms completed (in google classroom) so that I can approve your topic and then you can begin your proposal.

Today, many students started on their proposal!

All documents relating to the science project are posted in google classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we went over food and diet in the 1800s and completed #16 and #17 in the booklet.

Catchup day is Friday

Test Jan. 30th
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given another class to code a step counter using the Micro:bits.
January 7, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Mosher, Susan
Writer's Notebook - New Year's Resolution

The beginning of a year seems like a good time to think about changing. That’s why people make resolutions in January.
In this notebook entry, you are going to write about your promises to yourself for the New Year. The best resolutions are those that you can be pretty sure of keeping. Choose four of the resolutions listed above (one from each of the four categories).
Explain why those resolutions are important to you and how you plan to make the resolution stick. Make sure you use explanation, examples, and to discuss using bright, vivid, and language (voice).
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we did section C about housing styles in the 1800s in our Chapter 5 booklet.

We will have a catch up day for our booklet this Friday where students missing any work in the booklet will have a chance to complete it.

Test date has been set for Jan. 30th for Chapter 5.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started to discuss the Science research project. This year students have 2 options for their project: 1) Greatest Canadian Invention or 2) Science Experiment.

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

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

Once the proposal is submitted (approximately Jan 21st), I will grade it and give feedback. Students will then begin to put together the final project.

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

Please discuss with your child which option they would like to do and if they would prefer to work with a partner or to work individually.
December 20, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students received their grade on the graphing assessment we recently did. We went over the graphing in class today. I did collect back in the graphs, however, if someone wishes to get a copy of review purposes, please send me an email.

Marks have been updated in PowerSchool.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
We will continue Chapter 5 after Christmas.
December 19, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Mummering today!

I posted a 'Head Start' option for the Chapter 5 assignment that won't be issued after Christmas. However several students asked about starting some part of it over break. See Google classroom for the two 'Headstart' options
December 18, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students did a video case study as part of their Chapter 5 booklet.

Mummering on Wednesday. 5 mark bonus that can be applied to the assignments for this chapter.

I posted a 'Head Start' option for the Chapter 5 assignment that won't be issued after Christmas. However several students asked about starting some part of it over break. See Google classroom for the two 'Headstart' options
December 17, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a graded graphing assessment.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students did a video case study as part of their Chapter 5 booklet.

Mummering on Wednesday. 5 mark bonus that can be applied to the assignments for this chapter.

I posted a 'Head Start' option for the Chapter 5 assignment that won't be issued after Christmas. However several students asked about starting some part of it over break. See Google classroom for the two 'Headstart' options
December 14, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
No class today due to a presentation.

We will be doing a graded graphing assessment on Monday. I will place a copy of the graphing notes in google classroom for review.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
1. Next week there are Christmas theme days.
Monday - Flannel day
Tuesday - Ugly Christmas Sweaters
Wednesday - Dress as your favourite Christmas season character
Thursday - pajama day
Friday - Christmas colours

2. As well, may may want to consider bringing in a small donation toward purchasing turkeys for Christmas hampers for the CBS/Paradise food bank. it's called 'toonies for turkeys' but any donation would be great.

3. Remember we are trying to fill the clothesline in our classroom with new hats, mittens/gloves, socks, and scarves. These will be donated to Choices for Youth and should fit an older teen or young adult. We will be collecting until Wednesday.

Have a great weekend!
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
No class due to Digital Citizenship Lesson.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued programming the Micro:bits.
December 13, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students completed a practice graphing activity (double line graph). Pleasure review your graphing rules, as we will be doing graded graphing assessment on Monday!

Chapter 7 quiz marks are now available on PowerSchool.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we worked on Section B in our Lifestyles in 19th C Newfoundland booklet.

I posted a 'Head Start' option for the Chapter 5 assignment that won't be issued after Christmas. However several students asked about starting some part of it over break. See Google classroom for the two 'Headstart' options
December 12, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Science quiz is today!
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Today students were introduced to using Micro:bits (a single board computer system). They are learning how to code and program the Mirco:bit to do a variety of tasks.
December 11, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we worked on the chapter 5 vocab.

Please ensure you are bringing your text and a pencil to Socials class as we work on the Chapter 5 booklet.

Textbook and pencil check next class.

Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected our chapter 7 review sheet, which can be found on my website.

Chapter 7 quiz TOMORROW (Wed, Dec 12th). MC only (via google forms).
December 7, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students started work on their vocab in their Chapter 5 booklet.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected our chapter 7 review sheet.

Chapter 7 quiz next Wed, Dec 12th. MC only (via google forms).
December 6, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Important Reminders:
Chapter 7 quiz next Wed, Dec 12th. MC only (via google forms).
December 5, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students continued to work on their review sheet and then practiced terms with a quizlet (posted in google classroom).

Important Reminders:
Chapter 7 quiz next Wed, Dec 12th. MC only (via google forms).
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
Please study for tomorrow's fraction test.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Today was to be the last class to complete the hands on Hydraulics activity where students are building a robotic arm demonstrating hydraulics. Reminder: if any student did not complete the Hydraulics assignment in the Technology 8-5 Google Classroom it will need to be done before the Christmas break.
December 4, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected worksheet on the factors that affect viscosity. This worksheet (and the answers) can be found on my website.

Next, students worked on their chapter 7 review sheet in preparation for their upcoming quiz. This review sheet can be found on my website.

Important Reminders:
Chapter 7 quiz next Wed, Dec 12th. MC only (via google forms).
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
Assignments have been returned and reviewed.
Please finish the review sheet started in class today.
The unit 3 test is Thursday morning.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students worked on their chapter 7 review sheet in preparation for their upcoming quiz. This review sheet can be found on my website.

Important Reminders:
Chapter 7 quiz next Wed, Dec 12th. MC only (via google forms).
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students wrote their test. We will start Chapter 5 later this week.
December 3, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started a worksheet on the factors that affect viscosity. This worksheet can be found on my website.

Important Reminders:
Chapter 7 quiz next Wed, Dec 12th. MC only (via google forms).
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students are finishing up with a hands on activity where they are building a robotic arm to demonstrate hydraulics.
November 30, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students needed some extra time to write up their lab. This is a graded assessment.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we did review for the test on Tuesday.
November 29, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today 8-5 were working on their in-class assignment. I will put a copy in Google classroom for those who have missed class and need to complete at home.

Test on Tuesday. Review Friday. Practice quiz and review slideshow on Google classroom.
November 28, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed the lab write-up for the flow rate lab.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students started their in-class assignment on sealing.

Test Dec. 3rd. Study materials are in Google classroom.
November 27, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Science lab was today!
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued learning about the seal hunt. Tomorrow we will start an in-class assignment on the seal hunt that involves a representing activity.

Test Dec. 4th
November 26, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we started the section on Sealing. 8-5 has their chapter test Dec. 4th. I will update Google classroom this evening.
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
Unit 3 assignments are due Thursday. Tomorrow is the early bird date. The test will be Thursday, Dec 6.
Finish class work p138 #7c,d,10,14,16
and p144 #9b,10,12,13,14
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected the Flow Rate/Viscosity worksheet completed in Friday's class. Answers can be found on my website.

We also discussed our Flow Rate lab, which we will be doing tomorrow!
November 23, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today 8-5 completed a worksheet on the Truck system.

Chapter 2 assignment marks are now on PowerSchool.
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
Fractions assignments are due Thursday. The early bird is Tuesday.
November 22, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a worksheet on identifying fluids and a little review on the particle theory of matter.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students started a hands on Hydraulics activity where they are building a robotic arm.
November 21, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we had an introduction to the truck system.


Test Dec. 3rd-4th
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
Just a reminder that unit 3 assignments are due Thursday, Nov 29. The early bird date is Nov 27.
The test is Dec 6.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Unit 1 tests were given back to students today.
November 20, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Mosher, Susan
Writer's Notebooks due Wednesday Nov 21
Final Copy of Speeches due Friday Nov 23
Students should be ready to present speeches beginning Monday Nov 26
Students have been given Independent Novel Assignment - Due Date will be given at a later date.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Unit 1 test marks are now available on PowerSchool.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students used the textbook to complete the Bank fishery and case study worksheets.
November 19, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students worked on a bank fishery worksheet on the Chromebooks.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Unit 1 test marks are now available on PowerSchool.

Remember to bring a new yellow duo-tang for Unit 2 (Fluids)!

Today students were introduced to what a fluid is.
November 16, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Science test was today!

Remember to bring a new yellow duo-tang for Unit 2!
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today I went over the sheet on the inshore and Labrador fishery.

Chapter 2 assignment due today.
November 15, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we started taking a look at the inshore and Labrador fisheries.

Assignment for Chapter 2 due tomorrow.
Core French
Assigned By: Doyle, Robyn
Presentations will start tomorrow. Please be prepared! :)
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a practice sample test in class (posted in google classroom).

Test TOMORROW! The test is made up of 15 MC and 4 short answer questions.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Showed a couple videos on Hydraulics. Students were then given time to finish/fix the assignment on Hydraulics and Pneumatics.
November 14, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected our chapter 2/3 review sheet that we have been working on in class. I will post the answers to the review sheet in google classroom.

Test on Friday! The test is made up of 15 MC and 4 short answer questions.

Tomorrow we will do a practice sample test in class!
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we worked on our chapter 2 assignment. Extended the deadline to Friday.

Test Dec. 3-4th on Chapter 3.
November 13, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we continued to work on the review sheet.

Test on Friday!
November 8, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Mosher, Susan
Please have your essay first draft printed for class on Tuesday. We will work on peer revision.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students worked on their Chapter 2 assignment. Due November. 14th. They get two in class days including the 14th. Assignment in Google classroom.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we worked on our chapter 2/3 review sheet (a copy can be found on my website).

Important Dates:
Unit 1 Test: November 16th
November 7, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we had a double Socials. We finished learning about the subsistence and consumer economy and then read about the roles of family in the inshore fishery. We then watched Episode one of Quest for the Sea.

Research project due today.
November 6, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Mosher, Susan
Students should be working on the rough draft of their persuasive essays/speeches.

Rough copies for peer revision are due on Tuesday November 13th.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we learned about consumer and subsistence economies.

Research project due tomorrow.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up our tides foldable.

Students then received their review sheet for chapter 2/3 and worked on it for the rest of class. A copy of this review sheet can also be found on my website.

Important Dates:
Unit 1 Test: November 16th
November 5, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Water Quality labs were given back to students today. Powerschool has been updated.

Today we discussed tides - specifically Neap and Spring Tides.

Important Dates:
Unit 1 Test: November 16th
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Students worked on vocab today.

Research project due on Wednesday. Early bird date has passed.

Chapter 2 assignment: in Google classroom. Due Nov. 14th. I will give two days in class.
November 2, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students attended an assembly from 2 local veterans as part of the memory Project.


Final project due Nov. 7th. EB is Saturday Nov. 3rd.

Chapter 2 assignment: posted in Google classroom. They will get two in-class days to complete the project. It will be due Nov. 14th.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet

Coats for Kids: Please consider donating your gently worn coats, scarves, hats, and gloves by Nov. 8th.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we reviewed over the ocean coastline features (activity on google classroom) and upwelling/currents.

Important Dates:
Unit 1 Test: November 16th (Note change in date)
November 1, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today was the last day to work on the Research project final product in class.

I also uploaded their Chapter assignment which is an in-class activity to be completed by Nov. 16th.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a station activity on the 'Ocean Shoreline Features'. This activity can be found on google classroom.

Important Dates:
Unit 1 Test: November 16th (Note change in date)
October 31, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Test today! Very scary indeed!

Final project due Nov. 7th. ED Nov. 3rd.

They will get an in-class Chapter 2 project to do over the next few days. This is not a take home. What's done in school is what will be graded.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a worksheet on upwelling and currents:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UuGrBhK2c7U (Gulf Stream)

http://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/content/visualizations/es2405/es2405page01.cfm (Upwelling)

Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued working on Assignment #3: Careers in Control Technology.
October 30, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Test today.

Research project: due Nov. 7th. EB: Nov. 3rd
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished the waves worksheet started in our last class.

Important Dates:
November 14th: Tentative Test Date
October 29, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Reminder of test tomorrow.

Project due Nov. 7th. EB Nov. 3rd
October 26, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students had the opportunity to start their final version of the research project.

Project due Nov. 7th, Early Bird Nov. 3rd

Test Oct. 30th. All study materials are in Google classroom.
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
We will go over review sheet 3 in the first math class Monday (period 1).
The assignments were reviewed and returned today.
The unit 2 test is Monday during period 4.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started a worksheet on waves.
October 25, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today I went over the guidelines for the visual portion of the Socials Research project and the corresponding rubric. Project due Nov. 7th, Early Bird Nov. 3rd

Test Oct. 30th (p. 1) All study materials are in Google classroom.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we had to spend a little more time completing the write - up for our water quality lab. All students should now be finished their lab report.

Remember this is a graded assessment!
October 24, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students did push and pull factors and did a little Smartboard activity.

Test Oct. 31st. Test materials on Google classroom.

The slideshow/backboard of the Socials Research project will be due Nov. 7th.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed the write - up for our lab quality lab.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed the write - up for our water quality lab.
October 23, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Test Oct. 30th. We will do our last topic tomorrow on Push and Pull factors.

Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Fluvarium Fieldtrip was today!

We will start on the write-up to this core lab tomorrow!
October 19, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we viewed an Episode of Land and Sea 'Fried Squirrels and Beaver Tails' and students did an exit card on the video.

We will start our last topic next week for our test on the 30th. All study materials are in the Google classroom.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a pre-lab activity to help prepare us for our fieldtrip on Tuesday!

Remember to 'turn in' your Water Safety Webquest and exit card on google classroom!

Reminders for the fieldtrip:
- Dress for the weather, as part will be outside.
- Pack a lunch, as we won't likely be be back until the end of lunch.
October 18, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Mosher, Susan
A reminder that the Book Cover Assignment for Juvie Three by Gordon Korman is due next Wednesday October 24th.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students were given the opportunity to finish up their booklets.

Test Oct. 30th. Materials are all in Google classroom.
October 17, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up work on our water quality webquest (google classroom). Please turn in this webquest.
Students then completed an exit card to ensure they understood the material. The exit card grade will NOT be on PowerSchool!
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Test on Oct. 30th (period 4) on part of Chapter 2. I uploaded study materials including the study guide to Google classroom last night.

Proposals are overdue!
October 16, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Mosher, Susan
Remember to review for your Global Citizens test tomorrow!

Google Classroom has all of the sample responses, outlines, definitions etc. for your use.

Code is: nm8u2w
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we began work on our water quality webquest (google classroom). We will have one more class to finish this webquest. Don't forget to bring ear buds to science class tomorrow, as well!
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
Unit 2 assignments are due Oct 24.
The test is Oct 29.
October 15, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students worked on their Chapter 2 booklet on the First nations and Inuit.

Proposals past due.

Test Oct. 30th
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we watched a video called 'Drain the Earth' to examine the different types of technologies used to map the ocean floor.

Tomorrow we are starting work on Water Quality, in preparation for the upcoming field trip. To cover the material, we will be completing a webquest. Please bring ear buds to class!
Language Arts
Assigned By: Mosher, Susan
Students are reminded of their unit test for Global Citizens on Wednesday October 17th. Continue reviewing your terms, sample responses and notes. Be sure to use your study guide and Google Classroom for reference!!

Students should have a novel chosen for independent reading.
Core French
Assigned By: Doyle, Robyn
Your test is tomorrow. Use the information on the Google Classroom and your two sheets in page protectors to prepare. :)
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students watched a video related to the first two topics on Control Systems. After this they were able to continue working on Assignment #2: Systems and Sub-Systems.
October 12, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up our google maps webquest and exit card from yesterday.

The answers to the webquest will be posted in google classroom after school today.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today 8-9 watched the documentary 'Stealing Mary'.

Research Proposal due by midnight tonight.
October 11, 2018
Core French
Assigned By: Doyle, Robyn
Because of the fire drill today, your test has been changed to next class, which is Tuesday of next week (October 16th). There are only 3 students who have accessed the study guide in the Google Classroom.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued with Assignment #2: Systems and Sub-Systems.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a webquest and exit card on the ocean floor features. Both of these documents can be found in google classroom.
October 10, 2018
Core French
Assigned By: Doyle, Robyn
Your quiz is tomorrow. The class code was posted on the homework page this week, so look back to find it if you still haven't joined the class to look at the study guide.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued working on the Beothuk lifestyle and why they went extinct.

Proposal due Oct. 12th.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started Chapter 2, and discussed ocean basins and the early Earth - especially with respect to water.

Tomorrow we are doing a Webquest on the Ocean Floor Features. Please bring ear buds!
October 9, 2018
Core French
Assigned By: Doyle, Robyn
Your test is on Thursday. A study guide/test format has been placed in the Google Classroom. The class code is oad12f.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we started Chapter 2 with a look at the lifestyle of the Beothuk.

Proposals for the research project due in Oct. 12th
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
1. Fund raising orders are due tomorrow.

2. Picture orders are due Thursday. Pictures can also be ordered online.

3. Picture re-takes are October 25.

4. School clothing orders for t-shirts, hoodies, or sweat pants will take place October 24.

5. The permission slip for the science field trip to the Fluvarium will go home tomorrow. The field trip is on October 23 and the cost is $9.
October 5, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Chapter 1 quiz marks are now available on PowerSchool. Great job, everyone! Density labs were also given back to students early this week. Also, a job well done!

Today we watched an Episode of Bill Nye Saves the World (on Climate Change).
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Proposal for the research project is due Oct. 12th. To be submitted though Google classroom.
October 4, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today was the last in-class day to work on the Chapter 1 foldable.

Research proposal due Oct. 12th
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Chapter 1 quiz marks are now available on PowerSchool. Great job, everyone!

Today we completed a Webquest on Climate Change, which can be found in Google Classroom.
October 3, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we were in the LRC again to work on the proposals.

Proposals will be due Oct. 12th. Submitted through Google classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Mosher, Susan
Please complete the 3 question work sheet from class on the piece Lucille Teasdale.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
1. Our annual food drive to support the CBS / Paradise Food Bank is this week. Food bank shelves are extremely low right now. If you are able to donate food items, it would be greatly appreciated.
There is a class contest to earn points. Here are the points for different food items.
3 Points: sugar, cereal, tea bags, crackers, canned fruit, canned noodles (such as spaghettios, ravioli, etc), and Kraft dinner
2 Points: canned sandwich meats (ham, chicken, etc), sidekicks (any variety or brand), soup, milk, tomatoes
1 point: all other items

2. The Terry Fox walk is October 5. Students (who chose to take them) have sponsor sheets for this or you could also bring in a small donation next week. Grade 8s will walk during period 1 on Friday.

3. The school fundraiser is ongoing until October 10.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Science quiz was today!
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
The unit 1 test is tomorrow.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were introduced to Assignment #2: Systems and Sub-Systems.

Reminder: Assignment #1 should now be submitted as students have been given enough time to have it completed.
October 2, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Mosher, Susan
Listening Quiz will be Wednesday October 10th.

Students should have a novel selected and brought to class for teacher review by Friday October 12th.

Students should be doing regular review of their terms/definitions.

Google Classroom is regularly updated with sample responses, class notes etc. Be sure to check!!
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we are in the LRC starting our research proposals. Students should have a topic selected.

Proposals are due Oct. 12th through Google classroom. If working with a partner the I only need one proposal. make sure both names are on it.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected our chapter 1 review sheet. The answer key can be found on my website.

Our 20 MC quiz is TOMORROW via google forms!
September 28, 2018
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
1. Next week is our annual food drive to support the CBS / Paradise Food Bank. Food bank shelves are extremely low right now. If you are able to donate food items, it would be greatly appreciated.
There is a class contest to earn points. Here are the points for different food items.
3 Points: sugar, cereal, tea bags, crackers, canned fruit, canned noodles (such as spaghettios, ravioli, etc), and Kraft dinner
2 Points: canned sandwich meats (ham, chicken, etc), sidekicks (any variety or brand), soup, milk, tomatoes
1 point: all other items

2. The Terry Fox walk is October 5. Students (who chose to take them) have sponsor sheets for this or you could also bring in a small donation next week.

3. The school fundraiser is ongoing until October 10.

$. Monday is a PD day. There are no classes for students.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students finished the write-up for the density/salinity lab and then worked on their chapter 1 review sheet. Please ensure your review sheet is finished for Tuesday's class, as we will be correcting it.

The following quizlet link is also a great study tool:

https://quizlet.com/244968846/mdjh-grade-8-chapter-1-flash-cards/

Important Dates:
Chapter 1 quiz - Wed, Oct 3rd. The chapter 1 review sheet can be found on my website. The quiz is made up of 20 MC.
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
The unit 1 test is Thursday, October 4.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students had their quiz.

For their research project they have to chose their topic and fill it in on the form in Google classroom (by Monday). They will start research next week.
September 27, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Mosher, Susan
Google Classroom Code:
nm8u2w

Two Island questions are posted to Google Classroom for to be finished for homework.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Review today. Quiz tomorrow. Today I introduced the research project as well.A topic list and a topic sign up are in the Google classroom.
September 26, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students received their review sheet for chapter 1 (also on my website) and worked through the questions. This is great practice for our upcoming quiz next week!

The following quizlet link is also a great study tool:

https://quizlet.com/244968846/mdjh-grade-8-chapter-1-flash-cards/

Important Dates:
Chapter 1 quiz - Wed, Oct 3rd. The chapter 1 review sheet can be found on my website.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today 8-5 worked on their in-class foldable. Review tomorrow. Quiz on Friday.
September 25, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed our density/salinity lab.

Important Dates:
Chapter 1 quiz - Wed, Oct 3rd. Yes, I changed the date to a day earlier to accommodate your Math Test. Nice, eh??!! : ) The chapter 1 review sheet can be found on my website.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued with our presentations.

Quiz this Friday. Notes are in Google classroom.

Students will also be completing a foldable on Sources of Information.
September 24, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we prepped for our density lab
(which is tomorrow), by doing a demo.

Important Dates:
Chapter 1 quiz - Oct 4th.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued on our artifact presentations.

Quiz on September 28th. Notes in Google classroom.
Math
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
Unit 1 assignments are due Friday, September 28.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students worked on completing Assignment #1: Elements of Control (Sensing, Switching, and Regulating). It is due to be submitted by our next Technology class on Wednesday, October 3.
September 21, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we reviewed density and then we moved onto the salinity and freezing point (for salt vs. fresh).

'Sources of Freshwater' Foldables are now overdue!

With some students sick this week, or off for other reasons, I will post in google classroom the notes covered on density and salinity. These topics are super important for next weeks density lab.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we started artifact presentations. Late marks will be applied except to those who were excused.

Quiz September 28th on Chapter One. Notes are in Google classroom.
September 20, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started a worksheet on density - with a few demo's as well!

'Sources of Freshwater' Foldables are now overdue!
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were introduced to Assignment #1: Elements of Control (Sensing, Switching, and Regulating). Note: all work in Grade 8 Technology will be completed in Google classroom.
September 19, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today this class learned about primary and secondary sources of information.

Early bird date is today for the assignment and final due date is Friday.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we went over the material covered in the Sources of Freshwater foldable (due today). We also demo'ed how a drainage basin works.

Students completed a 10 MC exit card (in google classroom) to review over the material from the water cycle and the different sources of fresh water (not to be included in Powerschool).
September 18, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we learned about the Historical Method of research.

Quiz: there may be a quiz the end of next week (27th-28th) on Chapter One.

Assignment due September 21st.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Sources of Freshwater foldable is due tomorrow!
September 17, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up work on the sources of freshwater foldable started in Friday's class - all details can be found on my website. This will be a graded assessment. The rubric for this assessment can be found in google classroom.

If not finished today in class, please pass in this foldable during science class on Wednesday, as we don't have science tomorrow)
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Artifact assignment is due on Friday. Early bird is Wednesday. The presentations will start on Friday. Parts A and B are both due on Friday.

The instructions for the assignment are in Google classroom and on my webpage. Help for the journal can be found in a Google slideshow in Google classroom as well.

Today I went over the artifact activity and the terms individual and collective past.
September 14, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students did an artifact analysis activity where students had to identify artifacts from pictures and answer questions.

The chapter assignment for Unit One will be due September 21st with an early bird of September 19th. This is to be done as a Google slides and submitted through Google classroom. The assignment is in their Chapter One booklet which they have.
September 13, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a worksheet on the water cycle.

Today we completed a worksheet on the water cycle.

Remember to bring your yellow duo-tang, textbook and pencil to each science class.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
Curriculum night for parents is this evening at 5:30. Parents will begin the sessions in Room 209 for homeroom information and will be given a schedule for six 10 minute periods after that.

I look forward to seeing you.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today I went over the expectations for journal writing in Socials and went over this in context of the journal they need to do as Part B of their Chapter One assignment.

The chapter assignment for Unit One will be due September 21st with an early bird of September 19th. This is to be done as a Google slides and submitted through Google classroom. The assignment is in their Chapter One booklet which they have.
September 12, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a worksheet on water distribution.

Remember to bring your yellow duo-tang, textbook and pencil to each science class.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today I continued going over how artifacts can tell us about the past.

The chapter assignment for Unit One will be due September 21st with an early bird of September 19th. This is to be done as a Google slides and submitted through Google classroom. The assignment is in their Chapter One booklet which they have.
September 11, 2018
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Andrews, Janet
1. Picture Day is Thursday.
2. Curriculum night for parents is Thursday at 5:30. Parents will begin the sessions in Room 209 for homeroom information and will be given a schedule for six 10 minute periods after that.

Enjoy your evening. See you tomorrow.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed work on our lab safety webquest on google classroom. If not completed today, it should be finished up at home. : )

Remember to bring your yellow duo-tang, textbook and pencil to each science class.
September 10, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we looked at the definition of history and what artifacts can tell us about the past.

The artifact assignment, which is in their Chapter One booklet, is due September 21st. Early bird is Sept, 19th : +2 marks on your overall mark)

Google classroom code is: jkcgpv
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we worked through a webquest on google classroom to review lab safety.

Remember to bring your yellow duo-tang, textbook and pencil to each science class.
September 7, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today I gave this class their first booklet, went over their first study guide and gave them a heads up about their first assignment.

Google classroom code is: jkcgpv
September 6, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we went over fire drills, lockdown procedures, expectations, etc.

To start off the year all students will need 1 yellow duo-tang with some loose leaf or an exercise book. Please remember to bring a pencil and your textbook to each class, as well.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today I went over a course introduction for Social Studies. Students must have a red binder (or duotang). Ear buds will also be needed for use with some Google classroom activities.

Google classroom code is: jkcgpv

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