Homework Assigned For Homeroom: 8-9
June 18, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Math Exam is tomorrow morning! Good Luck! Remember to bring pencils, eraser and calculator.

Building blocks and integer chips will be available if you need them.

Still time to try several of the practice exams on google classroom.
June 17, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Final Math Exam is Wednesday, June 19th.

Answer key for the practice exam is on google classroom.

Many quizzes on google classroom of the topics covered this year.

Tomorrow will be the last review class. Please bring math review to work on.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Tomorrow is the last day for classes before exams! No exams in Socials.
June 13, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today we corrected the practice exam. Students are asked to bring their exam review to each class.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Course work was due today. Absolute deadline for all courses is tomorrow June 14th.

Please return Socials textbooks to your homeroom teacher.
June 12, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today was a review class.

Everyone must bring part B of the practice exam tomorrow. We will correct it.

Continue to bring exam review to class each day.

Final exam is Wednesday, June 19th(am)
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Exam review continues. Today we focused on Poetry. We did the poem 'The Race' and question sheet. Please use the literal meaning outline posted to GC.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
This course is now completed. Course marks are due tomorrow (Thursday).
June 11, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today we continued to work on the tessellations booklet. Students need to have part B of their practice exam completed for tomorrow. Please remember to bring it to class.

Unit 1: May 28th, (#’s 1-8, no calculator)
Unit 2: May 31, no calculator
Unit 3: June 4
Unit 5: June 11
Unit 6: June 14

Students can print the exam review from google classroom if they misplaced them. Answer keys are also posted.There also some sample exams and answer keys posted on google classroom.


Final exam is Wednesday June 19th (am)
June 10, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. Please return permission to study at home forms for Tuesday.
2. Literature Circles are now overdue.
3. Exam Outlines and review are posted to 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
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
We corrected Part A of the practice exam. Students need to complete part B over the weekend.

There are extra practice exams on google classroom as well as the answer keys.

Next week we will also learn about tessellations, which is the last topic this year.
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 6, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
We now have corrected Units 1-3 of the exam review.

Students worked through their sample exam today. If you did not finish part A please complete it for tomorrow. Please have part B completed but Monday.

Reminder: if you have not completed your building project then you can finish it tomorrow during lunch in Ms. Gaetz room.
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 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.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today we corrected exam review. Some students either do not have the review done or leave it at home. They should bring it each day in case they have to time to work on it in class or we correct another section.

NOTE: Unit 1-3 should be complete.
Unit 1: May 28th, (#’s 1-8, no calculator)
Unit 2: May 31, no calculator
Unit 3: June 4
Unit 5: June 11
Unit 6: June 14

Students can print the exam review from google classroom if they misplaced them. Answer keys are also posted.

Sample exam is tomorrow Thursday, June 6th.

Final exam is Wednesday June 19th (am)
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
All work is due at the end of this week. June 7, 2019 is the deadline for essays.

Playlist assignments must be turned in on Google Classroom. Lit Circle booklets must be complete and handed in by Friday.
June 4, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Students have completed Unit 8 building project. If you are not finished please see me to arrange a time to complete it.

Exam review: Students should aim to have each unit review completed by the dates listed. Several students in class have not started their review.

Please bring your review to class each day. We went over most of Unit 1 in class today but many students either did not have it complete or left it home.

NOTE: Unit 1-3 should be complete.
Unit 1: May 28th, (#’s 1-8, no calculator)
Unit 2: May 31, no calculator
Unit 3: June 4
Unit 5: June 11
Unit 6: June 14

Students can print the exam review from google classroom if they misplaced them. Answer keys are also posted.

Sample exam is Thursday, June 6th.

Final exam is Wednesday June 19th (am)
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: Crocker, Jessica
Google Slides are due tonight- to be submitted on google classroom if you didn't finish it in class.
June 3, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today we continued to work on Unit 8 Building project. Everyone should have this completed by the end of class tomorrow.

Exam review: Students should aim to have each unit review completed by the dates listed. Several students in class have not started their review.

Please bring your review to class each day.

NOTE: Unit 1-3 should be complete.
Unit 1: May 28th, (#’s 1-8, no calculator)
Unit 2: May 31, no calculator
Unit 3: June 4
Unit 5: June 11
Unit 6: June 14

Students can print the exam review from google classroom if they misplaced them. Answer keys are also posted.

Sample exam is June 6th.

Final exam is Wednesday June 19th (am)
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Science Quiz 2 - Thursday, June 6th
On levels of organization and body systems (Chapter 11).
Quizlet and review sheet posted online
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.
May 31, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Students worked on task 3 on their building project. Some were more productive than others.

Exam review: Students should aim to have each unit review completed by the dates listed. Several students in class have not started their review. By June 4 they should have units 1-3 complete.
Unit 1: May 28th, (#’s 1-8, no calculator)
Unit 2: May 31, no calculator
Unit 3: June 4
Unit 5: June 11
Unit 6: June 14

Sample exam is June 6th.

Final exam is Wednesday June 19th (am)
May 30, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today students worked through section 8.3 in the text book. Tomorrow we will complete task 3 of their building project.

Exam review: Students should aim to have each unit review completed by the dates listed. Several students in class have not started their review. By June 4 they should have units 1-3 complete.
Unit 1: May 28th, (#’s 1-8, no calculator)
Unit 2: May 31, no calculator
Unit 3: June 4
Unit 5: June 11
Unit 6: June 14

Sample exam is June 6th.

Final exam is Wednesday June 19th (am)

Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
We will continue our chapter 9 booklet next week.
May 29, 2019
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.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Students continued working on their Building project. Students should now have Task 1 & 2 complete. Tomorrow we will work through how to solve task 3.

Final Exam is Wednesday, June 19th (am)

Students should be working through their exam review and have Unit 1 complete and most of Unit 2.
May 28, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
We began Unit 8, with sketching views of objects and we started our Unit 8 Project.

Practice final exam is June 7. There are some exams posted on google classroom for students to try.

Students should also work on their final exam review in a separate exercise book or duo-tang. Here is a schedule which students should follow to ensure all review gets done before exam week. Students should aim to have each unit review completed by the dates listed.
Unit 1: May 28th, (#’s 1-8, no calculator)
Unit 2: May 31, no calculator
Unit 3: June 4
Unit 5: June 11
Unit 6: June 14
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.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Playlist assignments presentations in class and review of eah page of the LitCircle booklets.
May 27, 2019
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.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Students completed their Unit 7 Problem Solving.

We will begin Unit 8, with sketching views of objects tomorrow before we start our Unit 8 Project.

Practice final exam is June 7. There are some exams posted on google classroom for students to try.

Students should also work on their final exam review in a separate exercise book or duo-tang. Here is a schedule which students should follow to ensure all review gets done before exam week. Students should aim to have each unit review completed by the dates listed.
Unit 1: May 28th, (#’s 1-8, no calculator)
Unit 2: May 31, no calculator
Unit 3: June 4
Unit 5: June 11
Unit 6: June 14
May 24, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued working on the WW2 Digital Scavenger Hunt. Due May 31st but bonus marks for early submission.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Students completed their graphing in class assignment.

Graphing Problem Solving will be Monday.

Students should also work on their final exam review in a separate exercise book or duo-tang. Here is a schedule which students should follow to ensure all review gets done before exam week. Students should aim to have each unit review completed by the dates listed.
Unit 1: May 28th, (#’s 1-8, no calculator)
Unit 2: May 31, no calculator
Unit 3: June 4
Unit 5: June 11
Unit 6: June 14
May 23, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we started our WW2 assignment #2.Due Mat 31st.

We have 2 more evaluations after this one!
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
We corrected the review sheet today.

Unit 7 in class assignment on graphing is tomorrow. Remember to bring any sheets and work on graphing as well as your textbook and a pencil.

Graphing Problem Solving will be Monday.

Students should also work on their final exam review in a separate exercise book or duo-tang. Here is a schedule which students should follow to ensure all review gets done before exam week. Students should aim to have each unit review completed by the dates listed.
Unit 1: May 28th, (#’s 1-8, no calculator)
Unit 2: May 31, no calculator
Unit 3: June 4
Unit 5: June 11
Unit 6: June 14
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Students have had three classes to work on the Playlist assignment for the novel The Rule of the Road. Assignments must be finished and turned in on Chromebook at the end of language class tomorrow.
May 22, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Students worked on their graphing review sheet again today. Students were asked to finish it for homework. Tomorrow we will correct it along with page 388 # 5-9 and Page 400 #6,7 & 8. Some students still have not completed the text work even though it has been assigned for a few days.

In Class assignment on graphing is May 24th.

We have less than a month before final exams. Students received exam review sheets which they should work on at home.
May 21, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
completed reading the novel Rules of the Road. Booklets are due Tuesday May 28. Outline with notes for character trait paragraph were given today with a full period to work on the written answer. Chromebooks will be in class for the playlist assignment.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today we discussed misleading graphs. Page 400 #6,7 & 8 were assigned and should be completed for tomorrow. As well several students did not have page 388 #5-9 done from last week.

Students were given a review sheet to work on dealing with graphs. we will continue to work on that in class tomorrow. Their In Class assignment on graphing is May 24th.

We have less than a month before final exams. Students received exam review sheets which they should work on at home.
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Quiz 1 is tomorrow on Microscopes and Cells. Study your cell brochure and microscope booklet. Reviews sheets and quizlets are online.

Quiz 2 is Scheduled for June 3rd.
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.
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.
May 15, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Probability Test is tomorrow. Please review your notes and review sheets. Extra practice sheets can be found on google classroom, along with some useful videos and a short quiz. Good Luck!

We also began the second part of Unit 7, Graphing. We discussed different types of graphs and their advantages and disadvantages.

In Class assignment on graphing is May 23rd.

Anyone who was absent can find the sheet on google classroom.
May 14, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Review today for test tomorrow.

Second WW2 assignment will be posted later this week.

We have one more chapter left- Chapter 9
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today was a review class. We went over the answers to the review sheet.

Test is Thursday, May 16th. Tomorrow we will begin the second half of this unit on graphing.
May 13, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Students were working on their review sheet for the their upcoming test on May 16th. We will correct it tomorrow

Students need to use class time wisely and come to class prepared with textbook, notes and pencils.

Please continue to check the math google classroom for links, videos and quizzes to help prepare for the upcoming test and/or the final exam
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we finished up our last topic before our test on Wednesday.
May 10, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Continued with probability. Questions 9,10,11, and 12 on page 421 were assigned. Students were given their review sheet for the their upcoming test on Thursday, May 16th.

Students need to use class time wisely and come to class prepared with textbook, notes and pencils.
May 9, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Working on Unit 4 - Our last unit.

HOMEWORK: Finish the booklet on microscopes if you didn't finish them in class

We will be having 2 quizzes for this unit instead of a quiz and a unit test.

Quiz 1 - May 22nd
Quiz 2 - June 3rd
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Continued with Probability. We worked through examples of finding the probability of two or more events.

Unit 7 Test is Thursday, May 16th
May 8, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Continued with Probability. We discussed independent and dependent events and found the probability of two or more events.

Unit 7 Test has been moved to Thursday May, 16th.
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
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
We continue working through the notes on Probability. Questions 3,4,5,7,10 were assigned on page 411.

Probability test is next Tuesday, May 14th.

Students must remember to class prepared with their notes, textbook and pencils.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued with our Chapter on WW2. Test May 15th.
May 6, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued on our work on WW2. Test May 15th.

Project #1 on WW2 now overdue.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today we began Unit 7, 'Probability' Please print the unit notes at home from the math google classroom.

The test will be Wednesday, May 15th.

Students must come to class prepared with pencils as well.
May 3, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students watched “The Spies that came from the Sea”

Assignment due today. Test May 14/15th.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Students finished their 'The Pokeschool Pokeproject'.

Monday we will begin Unit 7. The notes for Probability are posted in google classroom. Please print at home. The test will be May 14th.
May 2, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Most students have completed their 'The Pokeschool Pokeproject'. Everyone should be finished after tomorrow's class.

Next week we will start unit 7, 'Probability'

Students are reminded to please come to class prepared with pencils.

Some students no longer have working calculators. Calculators will be need for this project, upcoming units and the final exam.
May 1, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Students continued working on 'The Pokeschool Pokeproject'. Students should now have completed half of this project. They are reminded to bring their notes from previous units to class to help with their project.

Students are reminded to please come to class prepared with pencils.

Some students no longer have working calculators. Calculators will be need for this project, upcoming units and the final exam.

Note: Students will need their phones for this project.
April 30, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Literature Circle Booklets were given out today. We completed the first block of the conflict sheet and began the first block of the character sheet. Students read to the end of Ch 1
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students learned about the U-boat attacks of 1942.

Assignment due May 3rd. Test May 15th.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Students continued working on 'The Pokeschool Pokeproject' this will take several classes to complete.

Students are reminded to please come to class prepared with pencils.

Some students no longer have working calculators. Calculators will be need for this project, upcoming units and the final exam.

Note: Students will need their phones for this projects.
April 29, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today we went through the answers for the Unit 6 problem solving.

Students were introduced to their next math project, 'The Pokeschool Pokeproject' this will take several classes to complete.

Students are reminded to please come to class prepared with pencils.

Some students no longer have working calculators. Calculators will be need for this project, upcoming units and the final exam.

Note: Students will need their phones for this projects.
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.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Welcome back !

Today we did a pre-reading exercise inferring the novel content. We also started reading the first chapter.
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
April 17, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued our in class assignment.

This will be due May 3rd.
April 16, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students continued on working on their WW2 assignment #1. Information is on Google classroom and the assignment is due May 3rd.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Students wrote their unit 6 test during first class and their unit 6 problem solving during second class.
April 15, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Unit 6 assignments were passed back and we went over the answers.

Students continued working on their review sheets and checking their answers.

Students need to use class time wisely and come prepared with textbook, notes, review sheets and pencils.

Students are reminded to check google classroom for great instructional videos and quizzes.

Unit 6 Test is Tuesday April 16th
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.
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
SLA in class tomorrow.

Midyear assignments are released on google classroom - DUE APR 18th!
April 12, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Open Book Quiz on Monday. Google classroom updated.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Unit 6 Assignments were passed in today. Anyone who did not pass it in please see me on Monday.

Today was a review class. Students worked on review sheets & extra practice sheets. Students were asked to check google classroom for useful videos, copies of the review sheets and several google form quizzes.

Extra help math session after school Monday until 3.

IMPORTANT REMINDER: Unit 6 test is Tuesday, April 16th
April 11, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
In class we completed several more examples in which students needed to complete a table of values, write an equation and graph the information.

Students also worked on several review sheets.

Early bird assignments were returned. Assignments are due tomorrow, Friday, April 12.

Unit 6 test is Tuesday, April 16.
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
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued on looking at the branches of the military Newfoundlanders enlisted in during WW2.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Students passed in their assignments (early bird) they will get them returned tomorrow. Due date is Friday, April 12.

In class we discussed more examples of creating a table of value, writing an equation and drawing a graph of the data.

Unit 7 test is Tuesday, April 16th.
April 9, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Students finished the questions on page 363 and they were corrected. Students were given some time to work on their assignment. Students were given an extra practice worksheet on sections 6.6 and 6.7.

Reminder: Please remember to be prepared for class with all math material, paper and pencil.

Unit 6 assignment is due April 12 (early bird is due tomorrow April 10th). Unit 6 test is April 16th
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued on our introduction to WW2. Booklets are overdue.
April 8, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Unit test is April 12th.

Review sheets, study guides and practice test questions are on google classroom.

Students must complete images in plane and curved mirrors worksheet for homework
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued on with looking at the start of WW2.

Chapter 7 booklet was due today.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
In class we finished section 6.7. Students were working on # 5 & 6 a,c,e,and g on page 363. We still have lots of practice questions and review before your test. Please remember to use class time wisely.

Reminder: Please remember to be prepared for class with all math material, paper and pencil.

Unit 6 assignment is due April 12 (early bird, April 10th). Unit 6 test is April 16th
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Open Book Quiz- April 15, 2019
1. Stuck in Neutral read aloud continues.
2. Google classroom updated
April 5, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today we finished our discussion of section 6.6. Students completed questions 4,7,9 & 10. (Any who did get them complete, please do so this weekend) We began our final section of this Unit section 6.7

Reminder: Please remember to be prepared for class with all math material, paper and pencil.

Unit 6 assignment is due April 12 (early bird, April 10th). Unit 6 test is April 16th
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.
April 4, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today in class we began the notes in section 6.6 'Creating a Tables of values'. We will continue working on Section 6.6 tomorrow.


Reminder: Please remember to be prepared for class with all math material, paper and pencil.

Everyone has their Unit 6 assignment which is due April 12 (early bird, April 10th). Unit 6 test is April 16th
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.
April 3, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
We are working on ray diagrams and mirrors.
Students must attempt the 4 types of diagrams for homework - we will review in class tomorrow.

Unit test is April 12th.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today questions from the textbook were corrected. Those who did not have them done were asked to please finish them. Students worked on an extra practice worksheet. Answers are on google classroom.

Students are reminded to please use class time wisely.

Tomorrow we will begin section 6.6

Reminder: Please remember to be prepared for class with all math material, paper and pencil.

Everyone has their Unit 6 assignment which is due April 12 (early bird, April 10th). Unit 6 test is April 16th
April 2, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. Read Aloud -Stuck In Neutral con't
2. Theme connection question on The River and MMWCFC poems.

Open Book Quiz- April 15, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today we corrected Page 342 #7, 8. We worked through examples of solving equations using the distributive property and page 347 # 4,5 and 13 were assigned and needs to be completed for homework if not finished in class.

Extra practice worksheets can be found in google classroom.

Reminder: Please remember to be prepared for class with all math material, paper and pencil.

Everyone has their Unit 6 assignment which is due April 10 (early bird, April 8th). Unit 6 test is April 16th
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.
April 1, 2019
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.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Today we discussed sections 6.4-6.5. The Distributive Property and using it to solving equations. Page 342 #7 & 8 need to be completed for homework if not finished in class.

Extra practice worksheets can be found in google classroom.

Reminder: Please remember to be prepared for class with all math material, paper and pencil.

Everyone has their Unit 6 assignment which is due April 10 (early bird, April 8th). Unit 6 test is April 16th
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
We are working on ray diagrams and mirrors.

Unit test is April 12th.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Open book quiz - April 15, 2019
reading Stuck In Neutral and watched a news segment on a similar student for theme.
March 28, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Students continued with the Chapter 7 booklet.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel / Coles, Lisa
Unit 6 assignment was passed out yesterday and is due April 10 (early bird: April 8). Unit 6 test will be April 16.
Please see google classroom for a copy of unit 6 notes.
Please remember to come to Math class prepared with notes, textbook, paper and a pencil.
March 27, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. We are continuing the Read Aloud Novel - Stuck In Neutral.
2. We are working on a poetry unit, we have reviewed terms & will begin to resume 'Vegas' terms game.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we watched a heritage video on Logging in Newfoundland.

Students then continued working on their Chapter 7 booklets .
March 26, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we learned about the Mining Industry in Newfoundland before Confederation.
March 25, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
We worked on a google doc activity in class today. This should have been completed in class. Whatever wasn't completed is for homework tonight.
March 21, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
We are working through Chapter 5 in class right now.

No homework
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
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Test today. We will start Chapter 7 next week.
March 19, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Started working on a new chapter today.
No homework.

Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today I did review for 8-9s test tomorrow. Answer key to the review sheet is on Google.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today students completed problem solving assessment.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Digital Collage Assignment- due to technical issues with google classroom/slides no assignment will be deducted marks for lateness.

Missed class for Graduation photos
March 15, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
No class due to Pi week activities.

Test on March 20th! Review sheet should be done by Tuesday for review.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
We will start Unit 6 on Tuesday.
March 14, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Fairy Tales are due . Independent Novel Digital Collages are due by Friday.
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Due to the mix-up/glitch with the chapter 4 quiz yesterday, there will be a reQUIZ in tomorrows class.
I'm afraid it might have affected students focus and concentration.

The best of both marks will be taken for the mark.
Anyone who missed the first quiz, will write the re-quiz.
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 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: Crocker, Jessica
We have a science quiz tomorrow on chapter 4 and part of 5.

Be sure to study the review sheet on google classroom
Other study options: booklet, slideshow, quizlet and sample quiz on google classroom
March 11, 2019
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.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Ind Novel- Digital Collage due Friday March 15, 2019
Fairy Tale - adjusted due date- Wed March 13, 2019
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
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
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Ind Novel- Digital Collage due Friday March 15, 2019
Fairy Tale - adjusted due date- Wed March 13, 2019
March 6, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
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)
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Chapter 4 Quiz - March 13th
March 5, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today finished watching Newfoundland at Armageddon.

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)
March 4, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Finish the waves and properties of waves worksheets!
You can use the slideshow and hint sheet posted on google classroom.
Quiz on Wednesday, March 13th!
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Chrome books for our Fairy Tale rough draft started today. Dialogue notes and two sample paragraphs are posted to google classroom.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
U5 Assignment- early bird due today, Mar 4th!!

Final due date Mar 6th.

U5 test March 11th.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
March 1, 2019
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
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Google Book Assignment is due tomorrow!

We are working on Optics in class (Chapter 4)
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we learned about the Battle of Beaumont Hamel.

Test March 20th or 21st
February 27, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students had the period to work on their Newfoundlanders and Labradorians in WW1 sheet.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
U5 Assignment- early bird due Mar 4th
final due date Mar 6th.
U5 test March 11th.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Watching Maleficent to compare to Sleeping beauty for Point of View.
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
We've started a new unit - students have to complete their book assignment at home and submit by Friday.
February 26, 2019
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
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Part 1 of Mid year due tomorrow!! Part 2 to be done in class!


Mid Year Assignment:
Part 1 'Take Home' due Feb 27th
Part 2 'In Class' Feb 27th
Part 3 'Take Home' due mar 6th
Part 4 'In Class' Mar 6th.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math7intresources.jsp
February 25, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
No class today due to early dismissal
February 21, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we worked on taxes and percents.
February 20, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Novels need to be in class everyday during the Fairy Tale Unit. Please.
Today we examined the characteristics of a Fairy Tale. These will be needed when we begin to write our own Tale later in the unit.
February 19, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we went over Enlistment and Recruitment. We did a worksheet.
February 15, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Working on Chapter 7 in class.

Science Projects are due Feb 20th!
February 14, 2019
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
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Happy Valentine`s Day!

Mid Year Assignment:
Part 1 'Take Home' due Feb 11th
Part 2 'In Class' Feb 11th
Part 3 'Take Home' due Feb 19th
Part 4 'In Class' Feb 19th.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
The Outsiders Process Piece due today. Please have an Independent Novel in class next week. We will be reading while we are focused on the next unit - Fairy Tales.
February 12, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
the Outsiders Process Piece continues - Due This Thursday Feb 14, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Had our unit test Monday.

Will be going over labs and SLA in class.

Will be starting work on pressure in Chapter 9 this week.

Reminder of Science projects - DUE DATE IS MOVED TO FEB19th
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today was the last day to work on the foldable about Crises in Newfoundland.

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 mean contact me privately to make arrangements.
February 11, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
The Outsiders Process Piece is this week's focus. Pre-writing and jot note sheets should be completed. The rough draft was written today. Chromebooks will be in class all week. Final copies are due in Google Classroom at end of class on Thursday Feb 14, 2019.
Late assignments will be deducted 10% as per school policy.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today Part 1 of Mid-year Assignment was due. Students then completed part 2. Part 3 will go out tomorrow.

Mid Year Assignment:
Part 1 'Take Home' due Feb 11th
Part 2 'In Class' Feb 11th
Part 3 'Take Home' due Feb 19th
Part 4 'In Class' Feb 19th.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
February 8, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Finished the movie The Outsiders. Jot notes and pre writing for the process piece done in class today. Chrome books in class next week to work on the essay. . Due date - Feb 14, 2019
Adolescence
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we started our Chapter 4 foldable. Students will have today and Monday to work on it.

Powerschool will be updated sometime the weekend with the assignment marks.
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Science Unit Test - Chapter 7, 8 and part of 9 - Monday Feb 11th.

Study info is on google classroom.

Students should be working on their projects - Due Feb 15th.
February 7, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we finished our jot notes for our foldable that we will do tomorrow.

This will be an in-class graded assignment and a rubric will be provided. .
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
A reminder that students can avail of unit 4 test 'mark booster' on Friday Jan 8th.

The prerequisite worksheet must be completed and handed in on Friday before a student will be permitted to do the booster. Digital copy can be found in Google Classroom.

Mid Year Assignment:
Part 1 'Take Home' due Feb 11th
Part 2 'In Class' Feb 11th
Part 3 'Take Home' due Feb 19th
Part 4 'In Class' Feb 19th.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Finished the movie The Outsiders today.We will begin jot notes and pre writing for the process piece in class tomorrow. Due date - Feb 14, 2019
February 6, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
A reminder that students can avail of unit 4 test 'mark booster' on Friday Jan 8th.

The prerequisite worksheet must be completed and handed in on Friday before a student will be permitted to do the booster.

Mid Year Assignment:
Part 1 'Take Home' due Feb 11th
Part 2 'In Class' Feb 11th
Part 3 'Take Home' due Feb 19th
Part 4 'In Class' Feb 19th.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
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 overdue
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Students should be working on their projects - Due Feb 15th.

Science Unit Test - Chapter 7, 8 and part of 9 - Monday Feb 11th.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Term Two has now started. 8-8 now do Art and Tech

Next PD day: Feb. 15th.

Next board holiday: Feb. 18th.

White Hills ski trip : Feb. 22nd
February 5, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued with the 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.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
The Outsiders quiz marks are posted to power school. Process piece packages were given out and explained with a setting video clip for support. Due Date for process piece is Feb 14, 2019. There will be time in class with chrome books to type the final draft.
February 4, 2019
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.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
The Outsiders content quiz today.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Mid Year Assignment:
Part 1 'Take Home' due Feb 11th
Part 2 'In Class' Feb 11th
Part 3 'Take Home' due Feb 19th
Part 4 'In Class' Feb 19th.
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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
February 2, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Unit test Scheduled for Monday, Feb 11th

Proposals have been returned - complete projects are due February 15th. Templates and instructions are on google classroom.
February 1, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
The Outsiders content quiz on Monday. 20 multiple choice, 10 matching and 5 quotes and 5 true/false.
January 30, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Test today. Marks are on Powerschool. Assignment due Feb. 1st.
January 29, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we started Chapter 4. We will do this for about 2 weeks and then move onto the World Wars.

Test tomorrow . Assignment due Feb. 1st.
January 28, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Test on Wednesday. All study materials on Google classroom.

Assignment due on Friday.
Home Economics
Assigned By: Bowers, Tracy
Reminder that Home ec Term projects are due tomorrow, Tuesday January 29th. 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.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
The Outsiders - ch 9 .
TEST - Wednesday Feb 6, 2019
Health
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
In class textbook fill in the blank assignment completed in class.
January 25, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Early Birds were returned today.

Assignments due on Monday.

We will do a practice test on Monday.
January 24, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students went over their review sheet. Test Jan. 30th. Classes will do their practice quiz tomorrow in the LRC. Bring headphones.

We start Chapter 4 Monday.
January 23, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Questions to the end of ch 7 . reading for ch 8
All students should be aware audio versions of the novels are posted to Google Classroom and should be listened to if absent for avoid spoilers in class and falling behind if absent. are
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Proposals should be submitted on google classroom.

We are working on density in class. No homework.
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.
January 21, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
The Outsiders audio - ch 7 questions complete to ch 5
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel

Unit 4 Assignment EB due Jan 24th
Final Due date Jan 28th
Test: Feb 1st
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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
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.
January 20, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Science Fair Proposal is due Monday - Jan 21st on google classroom!
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
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Completed photo essay presentations. The Outsiders novel materials have been added to the Google classroom including audio clip links for any student that missed part of the book. Chapter 5
January 17, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
We are working on a worksheet in class on chapter 8.

Reminder that science project proposal is due Monday, Jan 21st.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Continued working on the Chapter 5 booklet. This will be collected in next Wednesday.

Test Jan. 30th.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Term One ends Friday Feb. 1st. Semesterized courses switch.

Next PD day (tentative) Feb. 15th.

Next board holiday: Feb. 18th.
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.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
The Outsiders- Ch 4- please do not do questions until the chapter is complete. We will review ch 3 & 4 answers in class.
January 15, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we did question #18 in the booklet on Newfoundland Hospitality.
January 14, 2019
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: Crocker, Jessica
Friday was the last day we were working on our proposals.
Students must work on the proposal with their partners at home.
PROPOSALS ARE DUE JAN 21ST
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. photo essay presentations continue
2. The Outsiders- ch 1 & questions complete. Ch 2 read and questions assigned.
January 11, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. started The Outsiders. Ch 1 is completed, please finish the chapter questions for Monday. Audio recording by chapter are available on YOUTUBE.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
We are currently working on Volume of Triangular Prisms.

Unit 4 Assignment EB due Jan 24th
Final Due date Jan 28th
Test: Feb 1st
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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
January 10, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today was the catch up day for the Chapter 5 booklet.

Test Jan. 30th.
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Wish lists should be submitted as of yesterday. Students are now working on their proposals with their partners.

Science project proposals are due Jan 18th on google classroom.
January 9, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students worked on #19 and 20 in their Chapter 5 Booklet. Catch up day is tomorrow for 8-9.

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

Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Photo Essay presentations continue.
Began the pre-reading chromebook assignment for our novel today.
January 8, 2019
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 Thursday

Test Jan. 30th
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Happy new year!

Today we began working on our science projects. All the information is on google classroom.

Today we completed the 'wish list' and topics will be approved so students can have 2 classes to research and work on their proposal. After these two classes they must finish their work at home - they will have a week to complete their proposal.
January 7, 2019
Core French
Assigned By: Thistle, Susan
Welcome back!

Great way to jump back into our work discussing some french musical artists!
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 Thursday 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.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Happy New Year and Welcome back!

We are picking up right where we left of - Finding the total surface area of rectangular prisms. We will move on to Triangular prisms tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
All classes presenting Photo Essays today in class. These were submitted before the holiday. We will begin the novel The Outsiders in class this week. Please clear out your binders for new material.
December 20, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we went mummering!! We will continue Chapter 5 after Christmas.
December 18, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we finished Mummers and Masks and then worked on their Chapter 5 booklet.

Mummering on Thursday. 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
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students did a video case study as part of their Chapter 5 booklet.

Mummering on Thursday. 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
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
No class due to Digital Citizenship Lesson.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Quiz- Dec 17, 2018- this will be an open textbook in class assignment. You must have your text in class. Quiz format is fill in the blank and short answer.
December 13, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we worked on Section A 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
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
We had our quiz today.

Please make sure you have your booklet completed (paper copy) and your review sheet submitted on google classroom.

We will be completing the lab write up next class!
December 12, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Quiz- Dec 17, 2018- this will be an open textbook in class assignment. You must have your text in class. Quiz format is fill in the blank and short answer.

Dreaming of Stardom - pg 335 with worksheet completed in class today
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today students completed Unit 3 Problem Solving Assignment.

Unit 4. Notes are posted in the google classroom.
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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we started working in our booklet about Life in BNA. This is a graded booklet and will stay in school.
December 11, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Test went ahead today.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Quiz POSTPONED TILL - Dec 13th!
Study:
-Fluids
-States of matter
-Particle Theory of Matter
-Factors affecting viscosity
-Flow Rate

Please complete booklet - we need to work on Flow Rate (not the lab write up - Lab write up is due Friday).

Please complete review sheet tonight.
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Quiz POSTPONED TILL - Dec 13th!
Study:
-Fluids
-States of matter
-Particle Theory of Matter
-Factors affecting viscosity
-Flow Rate

Please complete booklet - we need to work on Flow Rate (not the lab write up - Lab write up is due Friday).

Please complete review sheet tonight.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Quiz- Dec 17, 2018- this will be an open textbook in class assignment. You must have your text in class.

Worksheet on I Have Down's Syndrome p 317.
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.
December 7, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
There weren't enough students in attendance to go ahead with math test. So the test will take place on Tuesday, Dec 11th.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students started work on their vocab in their Chapter 5 booklet.
December 6, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Chapter 7 Quiz is Dec 12th!

Please complete your booklet before the test- we will be working on the lab next day in class so you don't have to do the lab.

There will be a review sheet and a quizlet posted on google classroom for you to study. The review sheet must be submitted on google classroom before the quiz.

(we have to go over flow rate in class/lab so don't worry about that on the review sheet until we complete this in class)
December 5, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Speech presentations continue. Please have a printed copy of your speech in class to present.
Health
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Today we had a presentation from the Autism Society.
December 4, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we finished our in-class assignment on the Sealing Industry.

We will start Chapter 5 later this week.

Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today students did a practice test. We will correct it tomorrow. In our second period we will correct the review sheet and previous practice test.

Bring all review sheets to Thursday's class. We will correct any remaining sheets as it is the last class before the test.


Unit 3 Test: FRIDAY! Dec 7th.
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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
December 3, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today I returned and reviewed the unit 3 assignments.

Practice test tomorrow.


Unit 3 Assignment Early Bird: Nov 27th
Final due date: Nov 29th.

Unit 3 Test: Dec 7th.
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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Test was today.

Starting Chapter 5 later this week after finishing our in-class assignment and Quest for the Sea
November 30, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Novel Reading - assignment is posted to Google Classroom. Due December 7 ** Students with longer novels should be reading at home as well as in class.

Speech presentations continue in class.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we did review for the test on Monday.
November 29, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we practiced multiplying and dividing fractions using models. Another review sheet was handed out.

Friday we will work on review sheets.


Unit 3 Assignment Early Bird: Nov 27th
Final due date: Nov 29th.

Unit 3 Test: Dec 7th.
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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
November 28, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students started their in-class assignment on sealing.

Test Dec.3rd. Study materials are in Google classroom.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we practiced word problems with fractions. A review sheet was handed out.

Tomorrow we will practice using the models for multiplication and division of fractions.

Friday we will work on review sheets.


Unit 3 Assignment Early Bird: Nov 27th
Final due date: Nov 29th.

Unit 3 Test: Dec 7th.
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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
November 27, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
We worked on our waves assignment today.
No homework tonight
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. 3rd
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
We worked on our waves assignment today.
No homework tonight
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Novel Reading - assignment is posted to Google Classroom. Due December 7 ** Students with longer novels should be reading at home as well as in class.
Speech presentations in class.
November 26, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we practiced order of operations with fractions.

Unit 3 Assignment Early Bird: Nov 27th
Final due date: Nov 29th.

Unit 3 Test: Dec 7th.
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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we started the section on Sealing. 8-9 has their chapter test Dec. 3rd. I will update Google classroom this evening.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Novel Reading - assignment is posted to Google Classroom. Due December 7 ** Students with longer novels should be reading at home as well as in class.
Speech presentations in class.
November 23, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we went over the Truck system worksheet from yesterday.

Chapter 2 assignment marks are now on PowerSchool.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we practiced solving word problems with fractions(section 3.7).

Unit 3 Assignment Early Bird: Nov 27th
Final due date: Nov 29th.

Unit 3 Test: Dec 7th.
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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Novel Reading - assignment is posted to Google Classroom. Due December 7 ** Students with longer novels should be reading at home as well as in class.

Students signed up for their speech presentation time today. There is no more time in class to work on speeches and all materials electronic and paper must be handed in on your presentation day.


Students are encouraged to work on their speeches at home. We reviewed how to use the Read & Write feature on chrome books to assist editing. Speeches should be timed for presentation. We also reviewed how to do a Bibliography page for websites with and without an author.
November 22, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Novel Reading - assignment is posted to Google Classroom. Due December 7 ** Students with longer novels should be reading at home as well as in class.

Students are encouraged to work on their speeches at home. We reviewed how to use the Read & Write feature on chrome books to assist editing. Speeches should be timed for presentation. We also reviewed how to do a Bibliography page for websites with and without an author.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students started learning about the Truck System.The worksheet should have been completed in class (homework if not) and I will go over the worksheet tomorrow

Chapter 2 assignments are overdue.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we practiced dividing mixed numbers(section 3.6).

Unit 3 Assignment Early Bird: Nov 27th
Final due date: Nov 29th.

Unit 3 Test: Dec 7th.
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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
November 21, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we completed our bank fishery worksheet and they then did a case study.

Test Dec. 3rd-4th
November 20, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Worked on in class assignment today - no homework!
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Novel Reading - assignment is posted to Google Classroom. Due December 7 ** Students with longer novels should be reading at home as well as in class.

Working on speech, should be in rough draft work now. Final copies with speech in class presentations begin on Monday Nov 26.
November 19, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. Novel Reading - assignment is posted to Google Classroom. Due December 7

2. Working on speech, should be in rough draft work now. Final copies with speech in class presentations begin on Monday Nov 26.

Journey Home assignment returned and posted to Power School
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students worked on a bank fishery worksheet on the Chromebooks.
November 16, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today I went over the sheet on the inshore and Labrador fishery.

Chapter 2 assignment due today.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we practiced multiplication of fractions. Monday we will begin with Division.

Unit 3 Assignment Early Bird: Nov 27th
Final due date: Nov 29th.

Unit 3 Test: Dec 7th.
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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Novel reading and speech work continues
November 15, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we continued practicing multiplying mixed numbers.

Unit 3 Assignment Early Bird: Nov 27th
Final due date: Nov 29th.

Unit 3 Test: Dec 7th.
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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Test is tomorrow!
All study info is on google classroom!

Portfolio is also due tomorrow
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we started taking a look at the inshore and Labrador fisheries.

Assignment for Chapter 2 due tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Novel reading and covered Bibliography and Thesis statements. Chrome books back tomorrow .
November 14, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Test is postponed to Friday!
All study material is on google classroom!
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.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we continued practicing multiplying Fraction by fraction without models. We also introduced mutliplying mixed numbers.



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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
November 13, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Research class today. Students will need to do some research at home. Thursday we will do Source Cards, Biblo & thesis statement for rough drafts

Please remember your Independent Novels everyday.
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Test is scheduled for Thursday Nov, 15th
Review Sheet is Due tonight.

There are items posted on google classroom to help with study:
Quizlet
Study Guide
Notes
Sample Test
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today I was finally able to give back the Chapter 2 tests and briefly went over them (no final in Socials)

We then worked on a t-chart on the roles of men, women and children in the inshore fishery.

Research projects are overdue.
November 8, 2018
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.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
HAVE A GREAT LONG WEEKEND!

Today we continued with Multiplying Fraction by whole number using models!

Notes are posted in Google Classroom.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. 10 minutes novel reading

2. research for Speech topics. Students should be focused on finding quotes and supporting information for each of their three arguments. Introductions and thesis statements will be done after research.
November 7, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Unit Test is scheduled for November 15th. This is on all material covered up until now. Please study both of your review sheets.

Review sheet is on google classroom - please complete by Tuesday.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. all students need to have their Independent novel in class everyday for silent reading.
2. Speech- topic should be chosen now. Students will be given two period for research but MUST complete some research at home. It is not possible to research and write the speech in class time given.
3.Journey Home assignments collected today.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we worked on Multiplying Fraction by whole number.

Notes are posted in Google Classroom.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
November 6, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. Please have your Independent Novel in class everyday. Students can choose a novel from the selection available in Language class.

2. Read Aloud assignments are due on WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 7 2018 - TOMORROW

3. Creative writing reflection on Remembrance Day Assembly.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we learned about consumer and subsistence economies.

Research project due tomorrow.
November 5, 2018
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.
Core French
Assigned By: Thistle, Susan
Quiz: Thursday, November 8.

We will be doing a quizlet tomorrow in class to help with review. Bring along your review sheet to help you.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Reminder: Read Aloud Assignment Due This Wednesday Nov 7, 2018

Please have Independent novels for class.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Reminder: Read Aloud Assignment Due This Wednesday Nov 7, 2018

Working on Journey Hme assignment, Independent novels and research for three topics for persuasive essays.
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.
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.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today students finished off Problem Solving worksheet.
We will set up our next Mental math, and being unit 3 tomorrow.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
October 31, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today 8-9 were in the LRC and given more time to work on their research project.

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.

Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. Journey Home Read Aloud novel is completed. Assignments are posted to GC. Due - Nov 7, 2018

2. Please have an Independent Novel in class for the next unit.

3. We begin Speech topics tomorrow using GC. All speech materials are posted.
October 30, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Students worked on another review sheet. We then corrected it.

U2 Test TOMORROW, Oct 30th.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Completed novel Journey Home - assignment posted in google classroom - due Nov 7
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Test today.

Research project: due Nov. 7th. EB: Nov. 3rd
Health
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Halloween activities - The Tell Tale Heart
October 29, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
All items on google classroom must be completed now - other than journey on the ocean floor - this is due Wednesday.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Journey Home Read Aloud Novel - posted to google classroom
Due Nov 7th.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Assignments were handed back and reviewed today.

We then finished correcting practice test.

U2 Test Oct 31st

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
October 26, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we did review for the test.

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

Test Oct. 30th. All study materials are in Google classroom.
October 25, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Today we worked on our Water Quality Lab. This is due in class tomorrow.

Water Quality pre lab must be completed by Monday, Oct 29th.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we finished the QR code activity on Order of operations.

Students then worked on 2.5 Order of operations worksheet. The 1st side of the sheet should be completed for tomorrow.



Unit 2 Assignment was handed out Oct 16th.
U2 Assign Early Bird date: Fri 19th
U2 Assign Final Due date: Wed 24th.

U2 Test Oct 31st

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today I gave the class a period to start their research project slideshow (start the title slide, get pictures etc)or come up with a design for their backboard.Project due Nov. 7th, Early Bird Nov. 3rd

Test Oct. 30th (p. 1) All study materials are in Google classroom.


October 24, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Test Oct. 31st. Test materials on Google classroom.

The slideshow/backboard of the Socials Research project will be due Nov. 7th. I went over the guidelines for the final product of their research project.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Test Oct. 31st. Test materials on Google classroom.

The slideshow/backboard of the Socials Research project will be due Nov. 7th. I went over the guidelines for the final product of their research project.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. chapter of Journey Home
2. started the play The Bishop's Candlesticks - Irony
3. Test marks are posted on Power school and will be returned when absent students have completed the test.
Health
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Last Class to complete the Terry Fox Slide show and color the 6 Areas foldable. Several students will complete these for homework and pass them in ASAP.
October 23, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Field Trip Today! It was a great day!
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Test Oct. 30th

Today we did Push and Pull factors and did a little Smartboard activity.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Science Field trip today.

Unit 2 Assignment was handed out Oct 16th.
U2 Assign Early Bird date: Fri 19th
U2 Assign Final Due date: Wed 24th.

U2 Test Oct 31st

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
October 22, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Test Oct. 30th All study materials are in Google classroom including vocab, Powerpoint notes and study guide.

Proposals are past due. Final project will be due Nov. 8th and I will go over the final project guidelines and rubric this week and they will get one class to start their slideshow template or design their backboard.
October 19, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Test Today
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
FIELDTRIP to the Fluvarium on Tuesday.

Please complete pre lab on water quality on google classroom by Tuesday.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students were given their last catch up class for their booklet. We will start our last topic next week for our test on the 30th. All study materials are in the Google classroom.

Important Reminders
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. Monday is a holiday for students- teacher PD day

2. Tuesday- Field Trip - Science. Students are reminded to bring a lunch/snacks. Dress for the outdoors & bring a pencil please.

3. School Clothing Order - Oct 24,2018. Size samples will be available in school.
October 18, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
FIELD TRIP TUESDAY.

Please complete the Pre Lab on google classroom by Tuesday.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Review for test tomorrow. 2 sample answers on opinion question. All review materials posted to Google Classroom.
October 17, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Reading Journey Home

Test On Friday :)
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Went over slideshow today.

Please complete journey on the ocean floor for homework tonight on google classroom.

Please make sure you have all google classroom assignments submitted.

Make sure you have your permission form in for field trip - on Tuesday October 23rd.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today students continued practicing division on a number line. We also developed rules for division (2.4).

Unit 2 Assignment was handed out yesterday, Oct 16th.
U2 Assign Early Bird date: Fri 19th
U2 Assign Final Due date: Wed 24th.

U2 Test Oct 31st

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Test on Oct. 30th (period 6) on part of Chapter 2. I uploaded study materials including the study guide to Google classroom last night.

Proposals are overdue!
October 15, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today students practiced multiplying integers, and were introduced to dividing using bank model.

Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students worked on their Chapter 2 booklet on the First nations and Inuit.

Only 5 proposals turned in!

Test Oct. 30th
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Read Journey Home
Working on Selling Change and the audience and purpose worksheet to match.

Unit 1 test - Oct 19
Health
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Final class for the chrome book assignment on Terry Fox as a role model. Began Unit foldable on the 6 areas of 'YOU'.
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Reading check 1, 2, and 3 must be completed by tonight and submitted on google classroom.
October 12, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today 8-9 watched the documentary 'Stealing Mary'.

Research Proposal due by midnight tonight.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Unit 1 test - Oct 19
October 11, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Unit 1 test - Oct 19

focus on Journey Home - 3 chapters
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we learned about why the Beothuk are now extinct.
October 10, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Test Today :)
Unit 1 test - Oct 19

continuing with Audience and Purpose. reviewed Release The Crickets with answers. Will continue with videos selection from the text to continue Audience and Purpose.

Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we started working on the Beothuk lifestyle.


Proposal due Oct. 12th.
October 9, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. Reading Journey Home
2. review for the Listening test tomorrow.
October 5, 2018
Important Reminders
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Pictures were sent home today. Please return orders ASAP (Due - Oct 11)

Fundraising catalogs were sent home last week.
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
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Listening Test- Oct 10,2018
Written Unit test - Oct 19

Reviewing Audience and Purpose. Introduction of Demographics vs Stereotypes.
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.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Food Drive is happening now. Please help us fill the foyer with food.

Terry Fox walk is Friday - weather permitting.

Fundraising catalogs were sent home last week.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Listening Test- Oct 10,2018
Written Unit test - Oct 19

corrected Child Labor worksheet, focus on the organization of the developing ideas.
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Quiz 1 TOMORROW!

Complete review sheet and submit on google classroom tonight!

Study guide review sheet was handed out to help you prepare for the test. (This will not be collected).

Unit notes are posted on google classroom.
October 2, 2018
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: Crocker, Jessica
Lab Reports are due tomorrow!

Science Test is this Thursday!

Review is on Google Classroom - must be completed and turned in by tomorrow!


Please sign up on remind both parents and students!

All you have to do is text the code @science8-9 to 709 757 6078 from your cell phone
September 28, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today students wrote a practice test (posted in G-Class). We will corrected it on Tuesday.

Unit 1 Assignment Final Due date: 28th.

Unit 1 Test - Oct 3rd


Thanksgiving Food Drive! Tue(2nd) to Fri (5th). Point break down:

3 points items:
-bag of sugar
-tin fruit
-tin noodles (Chef Boyardee, Campbells, etc...)
-Kraft Dinner
-Ceral
-tea bags
-Crackers

2 point items:
-tin meats (turkey, ham, chicken)
-tin soup
-tin milk
-Sidekicks
-tin tomatoes

All other items are 1 point.


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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
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.
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
Parents and students sign up on remind.
Take out your phone, text the code @science8-9 to 709 757 6078 and follow the instructions. Only 15 people have signed up.
September 27, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Homework collected. We did the oral Tale Who Owns The Land. reviewed conflict and viewed a clip on a Global Citizen.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Math assignment Early Birds were handed back today.

Unit 1 Assignment Final Due date: 28th.

Unit 1 Test - Oct 3rd
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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
September 26, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Question assigned for homework due Thursday

'Choose one of the three poems p21-23 of your textbook. Explain how this poem supports the unit theme of a Global Citizen (2 supports- one paraphrase and one quote pls.)'

Today we did 2 exercises on Listening Effectively using Lucille Teasdale from the text.
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
No Science Homework - working on review in class.

LAB tomorrow - meet at the science lab for class.

Lab Safety assignment must be submitted on google classroom.

Parents and students please sign up on remind.
- instructions are on google classroom - only use the texting instructions to sign up

Students can complete their house application (on google classroom) if they would like - this is not mandatory.

Notes are posted on google classroom

Chapter 1 quiz is Thursday October 4th.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we did a worksheet reviewing Pythagorean Theorem. We corrected it at the end of class.

Math assignment Early Birds collected today. They will be handed back tomorrow.

Unit 1 Assignment Final Due date: 28th.

Unit 1 Test - Oct 3rd
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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today I did review and then students for their quiz Friday.

I also introduced their Socials research project. They will be given a chance tomorrow to look over the topic list and decide on a topic by Monday evening. They will put this in a doc on Google classroom. On Tuesday and Wednesday they will have in-class time to work on their project proposal. The proposal will be due via Google classroom on Oct. 12th.
September 25, 2018
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.
Science
Assigned By: Crocker, Jessica
No Science Homework - working on review in class.

LAB this Thursday - meet at the science lab for class.

Lab Safety assignment must be submitted on google classroom.

Parents and students please sign up on remind.
- instructions are on google classroom - only use the texting instructions to sign up

Students can complete their house application (on google classroom) if they would like - this is not mandatory.

Notes are posted on google classroom

Chapter 1 quiz is Thursday October 4th.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we practiced applying pythagorean theorem by completing pg 49 #'s 4ac,5ac,6,9,11

Math Assignment was handed out on Friday Sept 21st.
Early Bird due date: Sept 26th - if students complete the assignment and submit it for the early bird due date, I will go through their assignments and circle any questions that are incorrect. Students will receive the assignment back on the 27th, to be corrected and resubmitted on the 28th.

Unit 1 Assignment Final Due date: 28th.

Unit 1 Test - Oct 3rd
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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Question assigned for homework due Thursday

'Choose one of the three poems p21-23 of your textbook. Explain how this poem supports the unit theme of a Global Citizen (2 supports- one paraphrase and one quote pls.)'
September 24, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we reviewed Pythagorean Triples by completing Pg 43 #'s 4, 6a,c,e,g.

We then moved on to section 1.7

Math Assignment was handed out on Friday Sept 21st.
Early Bird due date: Sept 26th - if students complete the assignment and submit it for the early bird due date, I will go through their assignments and circle any questions that are incorrect. Students will receive the assignment back on the 27th, to be corrected and resubmitted on the 28th.

Unit 1 Assignment Final Due date: 28th.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued on our artifact presentations.

Quiz on September 28th. Notes in Google classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. Vegas
2. read It Takes A Village. reviewed cliche & finished saying. Read two other poems. Question will be assigned for homework due Thursday (they will get and work on this in class on Tuesday)

'Choose one of the three poems p21-23 of your textbook. Explain how this poem supports the unit theme of a Global Citizen (2 supports- one paraphrase and one quote pls.)'

September 21, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Today in class we complete a surprise grammar worksheet. This is designed to identify areas we need to work on this year. Students were working hard and cooperative. Have a great weekend !
September 20, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. round of Vegas.
2. checked on TDSC homework, disappointed in the quality of homework today.Lots of room to improve our efforts here!
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today they learned about primary and secondary sources of information. Quiz on Chapter One: Sept. 28th

Final due date for the assignment is Friday. We start presentations tomorrow. Early bird date is passed.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we practiced squaring numbers, finding roots and finding the side length of a tilted square.

Students worked on pg 25 #'s 8,12,13.

We introduced Pythagorean theorem.

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
September 19, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today 8-9 learned about the historical method of research. There is the possibility of the quiz late next week or the week after. This will be just on Chapter 1. They received their study guide the second day of classes in their booklet.

Early bird date is today for the assignment and final due date is Friday.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. round of Vegas
2. compare /contrast t chart review from Two Islands. Focus on unity and coherence in sentence structure.

Google Code: ghdfiz
September 18, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. round of Vegas
2. read Two Island. reviewed edit on sample answers , complete theme TDSC on theme 'Money cannot buy happiness' for Thursday
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.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we practiced squaring numbers, finding roots and finding the side length of a tilted square.

Students worked on pg 20 3ace, 4ace, 5acd, 6ac, 7

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The district has a valuable resource posted on the NLESD website. It contains videos of every concept covered in math this year, quizzes, and review sheets.
The link is: https://www.nlesd.ca/programs/math8intresources.jsp
September 17, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
All classes had use of the chrome books today. We logged into the Google Classroom and did a sample assignment to ensure we can submit work properly. These will not be graded.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
no h/w

We will continue with 1.3 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.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
We will continue with 1.3 tomorrow.
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
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we continued with mental math (First 12 perfect square numbers). Mental Math Quiz tomorrow.

Students are working on worksheets 1.1-1.2 that were handed out today.
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
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we continued with mental math (First 12 perfect square numbers). Mental Math Quiz on Friday.

We are now completing section 1.2.
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Note:
Picture Day tomorrow!

Curriculum night will take place Thursday, Sept 13th from 5:30-7pm. Hope to see you there.
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.
Math
Assigned By: Brenton, Darrel
Today we continued with mental math (First 12 perfect square numbers). Mental Math Quiz on Friday.

We are now completing section 1.2.

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Note:
Picture Day tomorrow!

Curriculum night will take place Thursday, Sept 13th from 5:30-7pm. Hope to see you there.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
started with a round of Vegas. Reviewed the deconstruction of a text with Titles, questions, subtitles and headings. Completed the connection/text worksheet and began the next story 'Two Islands'
September 11, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Started with a great round of Vegas. Then moved into the first section of the textbook on Global Citizen. We have a worksheet to help guide us on a review of the connections. Then we read more of Journey Home.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
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 10, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
We completed a round of Vegas. Introduced the theme for the first unit 'Global Citizen' and examined who and what a Global Citizen is in our society.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students received their Chapter One booklet. I went over what they will be doing in this first chapter. The assignment in the booklet will be due Sept. 21st. Google classroom code is: v5274j
September 7, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Played a detailed round of Vegas and began the Read Aloud novel 'The Journey Home'.
September 6, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. Language Introduce Yourself Sheet completed in class.
2. We began a round of terms review with a game called 'Vegas'
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: v5274j

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