Homework Assigned For Homeroom: 8-6
November 24, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students learned about the difference between subsistence and consumer lifestyles.

Students are reminded to share or turn in their web page project.
November 23, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we did a lesson on push and pull factors and their influence on immigration. They did an exit card on this lesson.
November 20, 2020
Core French
Assigned By: Doyle, Robyn
Your listening comprehension quiz is on Monday, November 23 and your raeding comprehension quiz is on Wednesday, November 25. Please look closely at the study guide in the Google Classroom (xwzgcma) as you prepare. You should study the three back-to-back sheets that are in your page protectors. Please note that, although there was a section on les prépositions on the practice quiz, I am taking this section off the actual quiz.
November 19, 2020
Health
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will continue to work on our Foldable next health class.
Science
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
We finished our block activity on the ocean floor. Tomorrow we will be doing an exit card on the ocean floor. Students can use their notes. Extra notes have been added to Google Classroom
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
I changed the due dat for the project so please submit by Saturday. Either add to google classroom or share with me by hitting the person icon with the plus sign on the top of your website and putting in my email rayleneball@nlesd.ca
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will continue to work on our research tomorrow. All research must be completed by November 25th.
November 18, 2020
Core French
Assigned By: Doyle, Robyn
Your reading comprehension quiz is on Monday, November 23 and your listening comprehension quiz is on Wednesday, November 25. Please look closely at the study guide in the Google Classroom (xwzgcma) as you prepare. You should study the three back-to-back sheets that are in your page protectors. Please note that, although there was a section on les prépositions on the practice quiz, I am taking this section off the actual quiz.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today is the last day for to work on the website project in class.

Website project is now due tomorrow!
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will continue to do research for our persuasive essays tomorrow.
November 17, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Please finish the mapping the ocean floor with Google Maps activity for homework
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Extension: Projects will be due on Thursday!
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
You must have a topic and three arguments for your persuasive essay for tomorrow.
November 16, 2020
Core French
Assigned By: Doyle, Robyn
Your listening test is on Monday, November 23rd and your reading test is on Wednesday, November 25th. We will do a practice test for both on Wednesday of this week. The study guide on the google classroom is for both sections of this two-period test.
November 13, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued working on the website project.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Please have the three choices and the arguments for each completed for Tuesday.
Science
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
We are currently on ch.2: Oceans. We are doing a learning-block activity to explore the ocean floor.
November 12, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We started the Public Speaking unit today. Students are asked to come up with three topics for tomorrow. We will be working on arguments for our topics tomorrow.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students continued working on their website project.

This will be due next week.
November 10, 2020
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Friday is World Kindness Day!
We are encouraging everyone to wear pink, red or white in order to celebrate and bring awareness to the topic.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued working on the Website project.

This will be due Nov. 17th.
November 9, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students worked on their Chapter 2 website project (details in Google classroom).
November 6, 2020
Core French
Assigned By: Doyle, Robyn
1. If you did not present today, you should be ready for next class, which is on Thursday of next week.
2. You will have an oral comprehension quiz on Tuesday, November 17 and a reading comprehension quiz on Wednesday, November 18. You should study your 3 pages protectors to prepare for this. We will do a practice quiz on
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students started their Chapter 2 assignment. Students will be designing a google sites webpage using content from the textbook and the heritage website on the Indigenous people of Newfoundland and Labrador and the European settlers who came here. They will have 5 in-class periods. I've posted a Google sites tutorial in their Google classroom.

Due: Nov. 16th
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Unit 1 tests were given back and gone over in class today.

Please bring your independent novel to class on Monday.
November 5, 2020
Core French
Assigned By: Doyle, Robyn
Presentations of your 'All About Me' paragraph will begin tomorrow. Please ensure you have this completed.
November 3, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Read Aloud novel assignment due November 6th.

Please bring Independent Novel to class on Friday.
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
The 2nd assignment was due today, if you forgot it, make sure I get it on Friday.

The test for this unit is still on Monday, November 9.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today I went over the Innu and the Inuit and gave time to work on the Metis.

On Friday, students will start their major in-class project where they will design a website.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Make sure you pass in your flu shot forms on Friday. That is the deadline, no exceptions.

Picture day is also on Friday, no retakes!
November 2, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Read Aloud Novel assignment due November 6th.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students watched a video on the Inuit and then worked on learning about the Metis.

Students will start a major chapter project on Friday. This will be uploaded to Google classroom mid-week.
October 30, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Read aloud novel assignment due November 6th.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we did a lesson on the origins of Hallowe'en and a Hallowe'en Kahoot!.
October 29, 2020
Health
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
If you did not complete the worksheet on the self design process in class today please do so for homework. It will be graded.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Read Aloud Novel Assignment due November 6th.
October 28, 2020
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
We will be taking a walk down to Manuels River tomorrow to do a water quality test. Weather permitting. Please dress accordingly.
October 27, 2020
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Passed out the assignment for unit 2 today. It is due on Tuesday next week, November 3.
Early bird is Friday this week October 30.
Test will be on Monday, November 9.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students completed their work on the Mi'kmaq people of Conne River.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Global Citizens Unit Test October 30th

We started working on our Read Aloud Assignment today. Assignments are due Monday November 2nd.
October 23, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students used the Chromebooks to do an activity on the Conne River Mi'kmaq.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Unit 1 test Friday October 30th
October 22, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Unit test October 30th. Study guides where given out today.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students worked on why the Beothuk became extinct.

October 21, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued on our study of the aboriginal people of Newfoundland and Labrador.

I will be collecting the chapter one booklet.
Science
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
We are using the next couple of classes to ensure we have finished and turned in our density webquest and also complete a new webquest on climate change
October 20, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued watching Stealing Mary and learning about the culture of the Beothuk.
October 19, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
I will collect in the Unit one booklets tomorrow.

Today we started Chapter 2 'The People who lived here' by watching the documentary 'Stealing Mary'

I am missing work from a few students. I will email home so students can catch up on what they have missed. There are no tests this year so it is vital that students complete missed work.
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Quiz tomorrow!

See Google Classroom for review materials
October 16, 2020
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Anyone looking to add PowerSchool to their phone and are looking for the 4 letter code, here it is....

NNXG
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
We will start Chapter 2 on Monday. I will collect the Chapter one booklets next week.
October 15, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Listening quiz October 21st.

“What is Child Labour?” Activity (in Google Classroom).
Science
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Chapter 1 quiz - Tuesday, October 2oth.

Students will work on review tomorrow and need to have it completed for Monday to correct.

Please join Google Classroom for course resources (notes, review sheet, etc):

Code: jjtl6el
October 14, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today was day 2 of working on the Historical Method foldable. This is graded.

October 13, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we worked on our graded foldable on the historical method. I will give 2-3 days in class for completion.

I will start grading presentations this evening.
Science
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Chapter 1 quiz is scheduled for Tuesday, October 20th.

A review sheet can be found in Google Classroom. We will be working on the review later this week and a hard copy will be given in class.
October 9, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Have a great weekend!!!

Listening quiz October 21st
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Please submit video/tik tok if you have not already done so.

Chapter 1 quiz is scheduled for Tuesday, October 20th.
October 8, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Presentations today. Tomorrow we will finish the sources of information worksheet. It shows in Google classroom as an assignment but it isn't.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will be doing a practice listening quiz tomorrow.

The listening slide show has been posted on Google Classroom.
October 7, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued with artifact presentations.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Listening Quiz October 21st
Home Economics
Assigned By: Bowers, Tracy
Students are asked to make sure to join their Home Ec Google classroom

JOIN CODE:r7lzgpd
October 6, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today was Day One of artifact presentations.
Science
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Please submit density tik tok/video/exit card by Friday. Attach videos to the webquest found in Google Classroom. The webquest is not graded but the video/exit card will be.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Listening quiz has been moved to October 21st.
October 5, 2020
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
The test is still on Wednesday this week.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Please being in non-perishable food items for the food bank this week!
October 2, 2020
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Starting on Monday and running until Thursday, we will be collecting items for our annual food drive, leading up to Thanksgiving. Given the times we are in, these donations are greatly needed. All non-perishable food items are appreciated. To encourage our students to get involved we are having a contest for the class that brings in the most. The winning class will get a prize.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Listening quiz has been moved to October 21st.
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Great work with day 1 of our density activities! Next class we will switch. Don't forget to finish up the webquest for homework if you didn't finish in class.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Artifact assignment is due Monday.

We will do the exit card on primary and secondary sources next week.

If students missed this class, please check Google classroom for the notes. The code is: g53ux7d

Today students worked on a worksheet on the Chromebooks about where students can go to find historical information.
October 1, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Listening Quiz Friday October 9th.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued on in our History and the History booklet.

Chapter assignment due on Monday.
Science
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
We will be starting our density activities tomorrow. Don't forget to bring headphones and join our Google Classroom jjtl6el
September 30, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Next class (Friday), we will be starting our density activities. Please bring headphones if you're completing the Webquest :)
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
If you did not get the Pre and During reading questions completed for 'Two Islands' please do so for homework.

Listening Quiz October 9th
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
The assignment is due tomorrow (Thursday).
The test will be on Wednesday, October 7.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued on working our History and the Historian booklet.

Assignment due Monday and early bird is Friday.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
I understand that we are doing well here in NL, but please remember that there is still a Pandemic and Physical distancing and masks are still a thing.
I know it is sometimes annoying, but you must stay with your class and out of the hallways unless appropriate.
As for now, cell phones remain in your bookbag (put away). It will be revisited soon.
September 29, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
We just finished up sources of freshwater. Join our Google Classroom! The code is jjtl6el
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
If you did not complete the connection answer we started in class today please do so for homework.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we learned about individual and collective past.

Students must join the Google classroom:g53ux7d

September 28, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we went over the artifact sheet from Friday.

Assignment is posted on Google classroom. Due on Monday Oct. 5th with an Early Bird of Friday.
September 24, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Please review your terms tonight. If you forget you binder they are on google classroom :)
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Passed out math assignment today. It is due in one week on Thursday, October 1. The test will likely be on Tuesday, October 6.
Science
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
We are currently working through unit 1, chapter 1: the water cycle. We have looked at the distribution of water on Earth and the water cycle.
September 23, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Excellent work today! We will look at how to write connection answers tomorrow :)
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students looked at what artifacts tell us about the past by looking at some artifacts I have in my collection.
September 22, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students explored the meaning of the word history.

Google classroom: g53ux7d
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will continue analyzing the Global Citizens ads tomorrow :)
September 18, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Students received their Chapter One booklet today. We will take a look at what is history and what items can tell us about the past.

Google classroom has been updated. Code
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
If you did not complete the Pre, During and Reading questions we did in class today on the article 'A Global Citizen is...' please do so for homework.
September 17, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will continue working on the Pre, During and After reading questions tomorrow.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we finished our COVID-19 time capsule. Tomorrow we will explore what is history.

Students should have a red binder for Socials.
September 16, 2020
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
In case you were looking for it:


www.811healthline.ca/covid-19-self-assessment/

Just copy and paste it into your address bar.

Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
As promised the Google Classroom code is as follows:

rbktc2i
September 15, 2020
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
So we are starting with unit 2 this year. Everything you may or may not need is on my website. You can access it by clicking on the link just after my name on the school website. If you miss any class time, I will be posting everything we do in class there. Also, you will find an incomplete set of notes that you may or may not wish to use. If there is anything that you are looking for and can't find there, let me know.
Looking forward to a great year!
September 14, 2020
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Here is a Google Classroom Code just in case we end up booted out of school again to avoid COVID-19:

tgodo5e
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we started by looking at some old Newfoundland words. Students had to guess what the words meant. Tomorrow we will start a little Covid time capsule activity before starting the unit.
Students should have a red folder or duo tang.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
If you did not return your Student Registration form or the Media Release form, please do so as soon as possible.
Science
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
It was nice meeting you all today.

Please bring a yellow duotang to class tomorrow. We will spend a few classes reviewing lab safety.

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