Homework Assigned For Homeroom: 8-9
October 22, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Climate change web quest do by 11:59PM tonight!
October 21, 2020
Math
Assigned By: Bungay, Kerri
Reminder! Unit 2 Mental Math Quiz will be on Friday, October 23rd!
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Practice Listening Quiz today
Listening Quiz tomorrow
October 20, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students worked on a journal entry to the following question: Explain why the Beothuk became extinct in Newfoundland?
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Listening Quiz - Oct 22
Unit Quiz- Nov 2
GC Code: s7w6pbh
Slide show for Listening Quiz is posted to GC
October 19, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
We had our Chapter 1 Science quiz today.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Had a discussion with students today on 'How to Write a Journal' response in Grade 8 Socials. A document with all the information to help guide the students can be found in their Socials Grade 8-9 Google classroom.
October 16, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Listening Quiz - Oct 22
Unit Quiz- Nov 2
GC Code: s7w6pbh

Today we used chrome books to do an introduction to the topic of Child Labor. It will continue with the textbook selection 'What is Child Labor? p. 27
Language Arts
Assigned By: Noftle, Amy
Please complete questions assigned on the story 'Who Owns the Land' if not already done so.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students completed an exit card on Chapter 1: History and the Historian.
October 15, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
In today's class there was continued discussion on the Beothuk.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Listening Quiz - Oct 22
Unit Quiz- Nov 2
GC Code: s7w6pbh

AWESOME WORK!! Today we did creative writing in-class assignment on Oral Tales. The enthusiasm of the students was incredible, many choose to work through lunch and added so much detail to their tales. We will read these aloud in class tomorrow.
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
QUIZ: MONDAY, OCTOBER 19

QUIZLET LINK: https://quizlet.com/ca/339748117/grade-8-chapter-1-review-flash-cards/

Review sheet was passed out today. It can also be found in the classwork section of our google classroom

PowerSchool has been updated to reflect all work I have received. This work will be returned tomorrow for you to review for the quiz should you wish.
Health
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Excellent Class today! We decided as a group some Class Conduct rules and Dismissal rules keep everyone safe and comfortable in 8-9 this year.
October 14, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Quiz Monday October 19

Check to make sure you haven't forgotten to pass in something to me (Density lab, webquest, water cycle booklet, density layers lab)

Chapter 1 booklet: This is a good time to catch up on work you may have not yet completed in the booklet as this is a GREAT study resource.
October 13, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Today we had a second class to complete the salinity/density lab. IF you did not complete and submit the questions in class, this is now homework.

Please bring in the completed lab questions tomorrow. All required information is on Google classroom. Please check as well for any other work that you should have already passed in.

QUIZ: MONDAY, OCTOBER 19
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Introduced Chapter 2: The People Who Lived Here.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Listening Quiz - Oct 22
Unit Quiz- Nov 2
GC Code: s7w6pbh
Today we connected Who Owns the Land to the unit theme of Global Citizens. Tomorrow we will write our answer.
October 9, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Listening Quiz - Oct 22
Unit Quiz- Nov 2

Completed the pre-read of Who Owns the Land? today.

Google Classroom is updated with Listening Slide Show
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students have been working on chapter 1 doing an artifact assignment, booklet and a foldable activity. All this work should now be completed and submitted. The next chapter to begin will be Chapter 2: The People Who Lived Here.
October 8, 2020
Home Economics
Assigned By: Bowers, Tracy
Students are reminded to add themselves to our Home Economics Google classroom.

JOIN CODE is 6dadd2b
October 7, 2020
Important Reminders
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1) Annual food drive of perishable food items will be going ahead. We will be collecting items from Monday to Thursday of next week. We will just leave items in the bags you send them in and I'll sanitize and bring them to our collection space. The school goal is 1000 items. As well, the class with the most points will get a reward. Unlike previous years, all items are worth 1 point.

2) Curriculum Night (virtual) has been pushed to Oct. 14th.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Today we did a practice of Listening Skills with worksheets. We corrected the fill in the blank and will review the short answers questions on the back.

October 6, 2020
Math
Assigned By: Bungay, Kerri
REMINDER! Unit 1 Math test tomorrow, October 7th in Period 5. Check our Google Classroom for notes and review!
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
If you haven't passed in your lab video or exit card - please do so!
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Read 2 chapters of Underground to Canada
October 5, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Density Tower Lab and Density webquest MUST be submitted tomorrow (Tuesday) or I will deduct marks for lateness.

Please attempt top complete the water cycle booklets I gave you to the best of your abilities. Don't over think it, just look back at your notes/the textbook.

Tomorrow we will be discussing sources of freshwater.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Completed Two Island questions on Friday. Today we examined the PPF format with a handout & posted it to GC. We completed the class with the Read Aloud Novel.
Evaluation:
Listening quiz - week of Oct 19
Written Quiz- week of Oct 26
Important Reminders
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1) Annual food drive of perishable food items will be going ahead. We will be collecting items from Monday to Thursday of next week. We will just leave items in the bags you send them in and I'll sanitize and bring them to our collection space. The school goal is 1000 items. As well, the class with the most points will get a reward. Unlike previous years, all items are worth 1 point.

2) Curriculum Night (virtual) has been pushed to Oct. 14th.
October 2, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
MY SCIENCE PEOPLES!!!!!

Webquest are due Monday - Please complete anything you have left undone during your weekend (homework is a natural phenomenon of classtime running out - embrace it).

Lab Density - TELL ME ABOUT YOUR DENSITY! Your Lab Exit cards/videos/or TikToks are also due Monday!!! Embrace you scientific creativity...BUT...you MUST use Density and EXPLAIN YYOUR EXPERIMENT (or all is for nothing as you didn't explain the science behind the fun)
October 1, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Great job to all who complete the lab portion of the Density lesson today! Tomorrow we switch and those who did the lab will be doing the web quest and vice-versa.

***If you did not complete the webquest today, it is your responsibility to get it done during class time tomorrow after you complete the lab, or it will be homework for the weekend :) ***
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
End of next week (FRIDAY)we will have a listening quiz. We will be doing practice for the quiz next week. We will complete the questions on Two Islands in class tomorrow.
Listening Quiz- Oct 9
September 30, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Today we started a mini-assignment in the form of Water cycle booklets.

I will be collecting these for grading on Monday, October 5. please refer to your booklets, the textbooks and PowerPoints on google classroom for guidance.
Math
Assigned By: Bungay, Kerri
Unit 1 Assignment is due tomorrow! (Friday, October 2nd)

Unit 1 Test has been scheduled for next Wednesday! (October 7th)
September 29, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
This afternoon we did great work on our read-aloud novel Underground to Canada
September 28, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Today we worked on Audience and Purpose by examining advertisements. We used the Global Citizens theme to establish the global issue presented.
September 26, 2020
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Bungay, Kerri
Reminder of Mental Math Assessment on Monday!

Also, Unit #1 Assignment was handed out on Thursday, September 24th. You have the week to complete it. Due Friday, October 2nd!
September 25, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Please complete pages 2-3 of your Chapter 1 booklets if you did not get them completed during class this week. We are moving on to page 4 on Monday so come prepared to work!

Check the Google classroom page for more info!
September 24, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
We did pre-reading for Global Citizens. Read Global Citizens and completed the 5 senses text sheet.
Health
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
outside for fresh air
September 23, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Handouts for the Pre/During/Post reading questions were given out today and posted to GC. WE examined the unit theme 'Global Citizen' and we examined the text features of the selection 'A Global Citizen is...'. We will complete the 5 column chart in class tomorrow.
September 22, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
For those of you who didn't hand in your Lab safety comic strips, please do so tomorrow. Be sure to demonstrate at least three rules being broken and how you would fix them.

Today we started Chapter1 on the Water Cycle. Please remember to bring your booklets to class each day.
September 18, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Lab Safety comic:
Please complete your lab safety booklets and bring them to class on Monday. The instructions can be found on our Google classroom.
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Please join our Google classroom if you haven’t already done so. Here is the code: bncnpla
September 17, 2020
Core French
Assigned By: Elliott, Jordan
If you haven't finished your bubble name activity, please get that finished and show me next class (tomorrow).

Accept the invitation to our Google Classroom if you haven't already done so.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Welcome to Mrs O'D Lang Class. We are working on our year long terms through a game called Vegas and reading our first novel aloud.
Google Classroom code : s7w6pbh
September 15, 2020
Math
Assigned By: Bungay, Kerri
Please join our Google Classroom for 8-9!
Your code is: y3dqjtd

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