Homework Assigned For Homeroom: 8-9
June 16, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students finished watching 'The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas', and then completed a Google Form to test their knowledge of the movie.
June 15, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued watching 'The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas' as it relates to the current chapter on World War II.
June 10, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students watch a video related to World War II. It was called Spies Among Us.
June 8, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students worked on completing their Scavenger Hunt activity on World War II. Assignment is due on Monday, June 14.
June 7, 2021
Math
Assigned By: Bungay, Kerri
Reminder! Unit 7 Test will be on Thursday, June 10th! Please complete review sheets provided in class. Solutions will be posted so you can check your solutions.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were assigned a Scavenger Hunt activity on World War II.
June 4, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students finished watching the video 'Seven Brides for Uncle Sam'. After it was over they completed an Exit ticket through a Google Form to see what was learned/understood from the video.
June 3, 2021
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were introduced to using an online program called Tinkercad. Before beginning some students were reminded to complete and submit their robotics assignment.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students watched a video about when Canada and the United States military bases were built in Newfoundland. It also provided information on how these bases changed the Social and Economic scene for the people of Newfoundland. It is called 'Seven Brides for Uncle Sam'.
June 2, 2021
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given some additional time to work on their Robotics assignment. Note: a list of the instructions/rubric have been posted in the Technology 8-9 Google Classroom under the title Big Ideas - Topic 4: Robotics.
June 1, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Discussion continued on chapter 8: World War II.
May 28, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students worked on a World War II military bases activity.
May 26, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Discussion continued on chapter 8: World War II.
May 25, 2021
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued working on their Robotics assignment. Note: a list of the instructions/rubric have been posted in the Technology 8-9 Google Classroom under the title Big Ideas - Topic 4: Robotics.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Literature Circles are now complete. Group presentations begin tomorrow. All booklets must be submitted for grading at end of class tomorrow. Please check to ensure the booklet is complete.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were assigned a Reading check Google form on World War II. Also, when done they completed questions 19-21 in their chapter 8 worksheet.
May 20, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued completing notes in a worksheet on Chapter 8: World War II.
May 18, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students started taking notes in a worksheet on the beginning of Chapter 8: World War II.
May 14, 2021
Math
Assigned By: Bungay, Kerri
Reminder! Unit 6 Math Test will be Thursday, May 20th
May 13, 2021
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were assigned an assignment on Robotics. Note: a list of the instructions have been posted in the Technology 8-9 Google Classroom under the title Big Ideas - Topic 4: Robotics.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Today students worked on a map activity identifying the countries who were part of the Axis and Allied forces.
May 11, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were introduced to Chapter 8: World War II using a puzzle box to begin generating a discussion of Newfoundland's role in the war.
May 10, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Most students should be finishing off the last of their novel reading for Literature Circles.

We are approx. half way through the booklet on the detailed Conflict Sheets. We have completed the prediction conflict and the full paragraph character trait paragraph. We are working on the Detailed conflict sheet with the plot diagram to be next.
May 5, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Presentations on Chapter 7: Interwar Yers continued.
May 3, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given one last class to work on their group assignment on Chapter 7: The Interwar Years. Tomorrow presentations will start. Note: Chapter 7 booklet is due today Monday, May 3.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued to work on coding with Micro:bits.
April 30, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued to work on their group assignment on Chapter 7: The Interwar Years. Reminder: Chaper 7 booklet is due by Monday, May 3.
April 29, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Lit Circle are going well. Students should be approx half way through the novels. We are moving into the conflict sheet at this point. We have not completed the full TDSC character sheet as a paragraph but we should have at least 2 support on the graphic organizer.
April 28, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were assigned a group assignment on Chapter 7: The Interwar Years. Chaper 7 booklet is due by Monday, May 3.
April 27, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Today the class finished up with the notes on the Chapter 7: Interwar Years booklet. If it was not passed in today students are required to pass it in by Monday, May 3.
April 26, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued with completing notes in their Chapter 7: Interwar Years booklet. Notes and booklet can be found in the Socials 8-9 Google Classroom. Reminder: booklet will be marked as a test.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Literature Circle con't. Students are encouraged to read at home to keep the schedule they started with their group. Students should be doing the booklet and questions on their own and only comparing answers with the other members of the book circle.
Powerschool is updated
April 23, 2021
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued to work on coding challenges at https://makecode.microbit.org/#.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students are reminded to have up to question #21 done in their Chapter 7: Interwar Years booklet. Notes and booklet can be found in the Socials 8-9 Google Classroom. Reminder: booklet will be marked as a test.
April 21, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Today students continued with completing notes in their Chapter 7: Interwar Years booklet.
April 19, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Today students using their Chapter 7 booklet completed the section on the land based industry of Forestry.
April 15, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Today in their booklets students finished up with the land based industry of mining.
April 14, 2021
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued working on coding with Micro:bits tutorials.

Note:any students who have not completed the Technology Career assignment are reminded to do so before the next Technology class.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Today students were introduced to the land based industry of mining that developed in Newfoundland after WW1 ended.
April 13, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Today students finished up with chapter 6 and then were introduced to Chapter 7: The Interwar Years.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given time to finish the Technology Career Assignment. If students had this done they were to begin work on coding with Micro:bits.
April 12, 2021
Math
Assigned By: Bungay, Kerri
Reminder! There will be an In-Class Assignment on Thursday, April 15th on Linear Relations and Graphing.
March 23, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Open Book Quiz - March 29
March 18, 2021
Math
Assigned By: Bungay, Kerri
Reminder! In-Class Assignment Part 2 (Short Answers) will be on Monday, March 22nd.
March 16, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students continued on working on the 'Early Discoveries of Light' google slide assignment. All details can be found in google classroom. Assignment is due tomorrow, Wednesday, March 17th.
February 12, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Edwards, David
The Chapter 5 Major Assignment is now due on Friday February 19th. If there is an issue due to you isolating, please email me so I can better understand the situation. However, you should be able to complete it if you have access to a computer.

Thanks

David
February 11, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Hi everyone,
All classes are ready to go online tomorrow Friday Feb 12 Day 5. Log into the google classroom and follow the google meet link to the class. E-mail the teacher directly with any questions before then. Parents- students are already in the google classes and do not need join codes at this time.
February 10, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Watching the movie The Outsiders - link is posted to Google Classroom.
Process piece booklets are posted to GC and will be given out after the movie. ALL students should be working on the pre-writing exercises in the purple booklet. If you do not have a copy at home you can print from GC. The booklet must be completed and passed in for grading on the process piece.
February 9, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
The Outsiders Content quiz is postponed until next week. The creative writing process piece is posted to google classroom. Please work on the setting page of your pre-writing activity booklet. Any updates will be posted to google classroom.
February 5, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Reminder - Content Quiz on Monday. All materials are available on our google classroom.
February 3, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
The Outsiders Content Quiz on Monday. Chapter questions are finished, the quote sheet was done in class today. All materials are posted to google classroom.
February 1, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
We had our quiz on chapter 7 today. Those students who were absent must come prepared to complete their quiz tomorrow.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Edwards, David
Students began work on the second half of the chapter 5 booklet. Students were reminded to turn in the first half if they have not already done so.

Students were also reminded to continue working on their major assignment for chapter 5 (it is an AT-HOME assignment). Instructions for the assignment are posted on google classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Awesome Day! We finished the novel and are working on the last few chapters for questions. Check google classroom for updates.

CONTENT QUIZ- MONDAY FEB 8.
January 29, 2021
Core French
Assigned By: Elliott, Jordan
Fashion Show Monday, February 8.

Quiz Thursday, February 11.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Edwards, David
Students were assigned their major assignment for chapter 5. All instructions have been explained in class (and posted on google classroom). This is an AT-HOME assignment and is due on Friday February 12th.
Math
Assigned By: Bungay, Kerri
Assessment Dates:

Mental Math Quiz - Friday, February 5th

Unit 4 Math Assignment - Distributed: Friday, January 29th and Due: Friday, February 5th

Unit 4 Test - Thursday, February 11th

Please check out our Google Classroom for all completed notes and practice on the unit.
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Quiz on Monday!

See google classroom for full details: class code: bncnpla
January 25, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
The Outsiders Novel Unit

Chapter 8 pg 126.
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Quiz: Monday, February 1
January 22, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Quiz: Monday, February 1

All notes, handouts, labs and worksheets are now online at our google classroom.

What will it cover:
- Fluids - mixtures vs solutions
- Viscosity
- Flow rate
- Factors affecting viscosity
- States of matter and particle theory (solids, liquids, gas)
- Particle theory and how it relates to viscosity
January 21, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Quiz: February 1

All notes, handouts, labs and worksheets are now online at our google classroom.
January 20, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Next Quiz: MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!!

Monday, February 1, 2020 - 1st period - Day 3

What will it cover:
- Fluids - mixtures vs solutions
- Viscosity
- Flow rate
- Factors affecting viscosity
- States of matter and particle theory (solids, liquids, gas)
- Particle theory and how it relates to viscosity
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
The Outsiders Novel :
up to pg 112 for reading, chapter questions continue in class.
Students are encouraged to read ahead so you can catch all the foreshadowing

If you missed any of the novel-reading in class you can listen to the audio recording available on you tube :)
January 18, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Viscosity worksheet complete for homework if you did not finish it in class.;
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
The Outsiders - up to pg 75 reading
chapter question to ch 4 complete
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued our Learning Blocks on Lifestyles in the 1800s.
January 14, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Today we worked on completing the worksheets associated with the Viscosity lab. I will pass them back out tomorrow to be complete. They will be due at the end of class and will be graded.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Noftle, Amy
Today we read up to and including chapter 4 today in The Outsiders. Please make sure chapter questions are completed for tomorrow's class.
January 13, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
The Outsiders

ch questions up to ch 2
read to ch 4 pg 64
January 11, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
The outsiders novel stopped at pg 31 today. Ch 1 questions complete
January 8, 2021
Home Economics
Assigned By: Bowers, Tracy
Cross-curricular end of Term project has been posted in their Google classroom. We will discuss details in our next Home ec class, but students can start their project now.
Project is due the last week of January.
DUE DATE JANUARY 25th.
January 6, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Used the Chrome books to do an introduction assignment for The Outsiders today. Themes of privilege, entitlement, and others were explored. Google Classroom is updated for the novel. Please do not read ahead in chapter questions as they contain spoilers for the novel. Students will be given paper copies.
January 5, 2021
Math
Assigned By: Bungay, Kerri
We started a new unit yesterday, beginning with Section 4.1. Students should complete the textbook questions that were assigned in class yesterday pg. 174-175 #6, 9, 10. Yesterday's notes and textbook questions are posted to our Google Classroom.
January 4, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Speech Packages were returned today. There are 2 separate grading sheets, one for the presentation and one for the written. The marks may not be the same for both.
Independent Novel (google slide) was returned today as well.

Powerschool has not been updated yet.

The next unit will be an indepth novel study - The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
December 17, 2020
Important Reminders
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Friday Schedule:
- All students are reminded to take home all their school texts and binders as per the School Board announcements.
-We will not have food service on Friday. Please bring a snack.
- We will be scheduled for time outside on Friday. Please dress for the cold weather.
Bus begin departing at 12 noon.
December 16, 2020
Important Reminders
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Homeroom Update: All students are reminded to take all textbooks and personal items home over the Holiday break!
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Speech presentations are complete. Marks will not be posted until after the holiday. Please make sure you submit your Independent Novel slide assignment in Google Classroom.
December 14, 2020
Math
Assigned By: Bungay, Kerri
Reminder! Unit 3 In-Class Assignment is tomorrow, Tuesday, December 15th. Please practice the review sheets. Solutions to the review sheets can be found on our Google Classroom under Classwork. Remember to bring your notes with you tomorrow!
December 11, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Speech Presentations continue. They are going well. All students must print a copy to present in class, please. Please be sure to turn in your assignment.
Independent Novel slide assignment is posted in google classroom. Students will have Chrome books on Monday to work on these assignments.
December 9, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Quiz this Friday on Chapter 2.

PLEASE review your notes, online notes, sample quiz, quizlet, etc to ensure 100% preparedness!
Language Arts
Assigned By: Noftle, Amy
We will be working on our independent novel assignments on Friday.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Speech presentations continue in class. All speeches should now be ready for presentation. The cover page and Bibliography must be included with the final printed hand in copy, please.

Independent Novel assignments are posted in Goole Classroom and can be completed from home and submitted using the turn in button.
December 7, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Quiz on Friday!!!

Quizlet and review guide are posted to Google classroom

We will be using Chromebooks tomorrow for review and practice quizzes
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Final Copy of Persuasive Speeches due today. Presentations start tomorrow. You must bring a printed copy of your speech to present from and hand in at the end of class. Remember to include your bibliography on a separate sheet at the end and your cover page at the front. Paper booklets with jot notes should be handed in at the same time.
Independent Novel assignments will be posted in Google Classroom.
Math
Assigned By: Bungay, Kerri
Unit 3 In-Class Assignment will be Tuesday, December 15th. This will be open book so make sure to have your notes in school with you on Tuesday.
December 4, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Speeches are due on Monday.
1. Use the TURN IN button online
2. You must print a copy of your speech to read in class with the Cover Page and Bibliography included.

Independent Novel assignment will be completed in class on Chromebooks. Please continue to read your novels at home.
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Quiz December 11.

Study guides were handed out in class today. Extra copies available in the classroom. Electronic copy on our Google classroom website.

Quizlet has been posted to our google classroom
December 3, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Bring headphones for Friday.

Quiz December 11. Study guides were handed out in class today. Extra copies available in the classroom.

Electronic copy on our Google classroom website.
December 2, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Bring headphones for Friday

Quiz December 11
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued watching Quest for the Sea; a video that makes a connection with the current chapter (3) on Making a Living in the Nineteenth Century.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Final copy Speeches are due on Monday. Most students are at the conclusion or editing. We will peer edit in class on Thursday and Friday. All students must convert the Source Cards to Bibliography (see posted Google Slides in Google Classroom).
Independent Novels continue in class and the assignment will be posted when speeches are collected.
December 1, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Quiz December 11 (Next Friday)

Start reviewing your notes AND the online notes :)
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
In today's class the discussion with how a living was made in the 19th century continued with a look at the role of the family in 'Curing of Fish'. To end the class students were given an in-class worksheet to complete.
November 30, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Quiz December 11 (Next Friday)

Start reviewing your notes AND the online notes :)
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students watched a Land and Sea video on 'Celie Smith'. They were to make the connection of how Celie demonstrates a self sufficient way of living in a subsistence economy.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Speeches continue in class. Students should be completed Research and Introductions, moving into Conclusion tomorrow. Source cards must be re-written in Bibliography format for the final copy. Please check the schedule on Google classroom.
Independent Novels continue in class.
November 27, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Quiz - Friday, December 11

Please review your notes as well as the notes for Chapter 2 that I've posted to our google classroom.

Class code: bncnpla
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
In continuing with Chapter 3: Making a Living in the 19th Century students started watching Quest for the Sea.
November 26, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students worked on a Case Study activity using page 49 in their textbook.
November 25, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given information to record on living in a subsistence vs. consumer economy as discussion continued with chapter 3.
November 24, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Today we discussed Ocean currents. I am reminding students to keep up to date with work and completing the in-class worksheets, as this will serve as their notes for the next unit quiz.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Working on our Persuasive Speeches. Students should have three jot note pages for the body paragraphs. We have started introductions on the Chromebooks please use the google classroom. All rough draft and edit should be done on the Student Type Copy- I can track the history, no need to make multiple copies just work within that document.
Independent NOvels continue to be read in class.
Powerschool is updated with assignments (5 marks in total)
November 23, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were reminded about submitting their major assignment for Chapter 2. Also, today they were introduced to Chapter 3: Making a Living in the Nineteenth Century.
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Please check google classroom regularly. This is where I will post copies of ALL notes and ALL handouts. I will Also post updates on upcoming tests/quizzes/assignments.
November 20, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
All class notes are online under the chapter 2 heading.

https://classroom.google.com/w/MTYzNzE1NzA2OTUy/t/all
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Awesome end to the week. We are doing great work on the jot notes and source cards for our speech research. Students are encouraged to continue the research at home. Google classroom has source cards you can make a copy and print off if you need more. You should also add your name and topic to the topic sheet in the google classroom. Please remember your novels too. Great to see them in class each day. Enjoy the weekend. Unit tests are posted to Powerschool and Read Alouds will be posted by MOnday.
November 18, 2020
Core French
Assigned By: Elliott, Jordan
Reminder of Listening assessment on Friday this week and Reading assessment on Monday next week.

Bring the practice test that I handed out last week tomorrow.
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Today all students who have work that has not been completed/submitted received a folder containing individual work that they've yet to submit to me. Electronic copies have also been posted to Google classroom. As this work has been passed due for sometime, I have made this Friday, November 20th as the deadline for submitting this work.

Deductions for late assignments will be applied as per Villanova's school policy on Assessment and evaluations which can be found at the following link

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1uRkjOa3hB2FWrxc2PntGsZRuiNiKHF5S/view
November 17, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
1. Listening quiz is posted in PWSCHL. and given back in class today.
2. Unit quiz will go back tomorrow
3. GC is updated with the full schedule and unit outline from now until the Christmas Holiday.
4. Please have your independent novel in class every day.
November 13, 2020
Core French
Assigned By: Elliott, Jordan
Submit pictures of your completed practice quiz on Google Classroom and I can give you feedback. This isn't mandatory, but a good way to see if you can answer the questions. Be sure to bring the sheets back to class on Thursday. The actual test has been bumped ahead a day, so the listening assessment is on Friday Nov 20 and the reading assessment will be the following Monday Nov 23.
November 12, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given a class to work on their major Assignment for Chapter 2: The People Who Lived Here.
November 10, 2020
Core French
Assigned By: Elliott, Jordan
French Test next week:
Listening test November 19
Reading test November 20
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
In today's class students watched a video called Trail of the Caribou; a documentary on the Newfoundland Regiment in World War I. It was shown to give students a chance to reflect on the significance of Remembrance Day.
November 9, 2020
Math
Assigned By: Bungay, Kerri
Important Reminder!

Unit 2 Math Test will be tomorrow, Tuesday, November 10th in Period 3!

Review Solutions as well as additional textbook practice questions are posted in classwork!
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
NOTE: Copies of all 'graded' assessments we have done to date are available on our Google Classroom. PLEASE check PowerSchool to see if you have submitted/completed each of them. The only one not attached is the water cycle foldable. You will need to send me an email if you'd like a copy of this assessment.

If you have not yet submitted them, please do so by Friday, November 13.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued working on the major Assignment for Chapter 2: The People Who Lived Here.
November 6, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were introduced to a major Assignment for Chapter 2: The People Who Lived Here.

A few students are reminded to submit the question on 'Why did the Beothuk become extinct?'
November 3, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Today we discussed all components of Water Quality and completing a water quality test. Students had the remainder of class to complete the water Quality Lab we started last week.

I will be collecting these in class on Friday.
Math
Assigned By: Bungay, Kerri
Unit 2 Test is on Tuesday, November 10th! Practice some of the Unit Review posted on Google Classroom!
November 2, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students worked on the similarities and differences between the aboriginals groups studied.

Reminder: the question on 'Why did the Beothuk become extinct?' is due on Friday, November 6.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Noftle, Amy
Underground to Canada novel assignment given out today. It is due next Monday, November 9th.

I've uploaded the assignment to Google Classroom as well.
October 29, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Weather permitting we will be going outside for a part of our class to complete the water Quality assessment portion of our Lab.

DRESS FOR COLD WEATHER = WEAR A COAT!

Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were assigned notes on the Inuit.
October 28, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Finish your Freshwater case study and the Water Quality web quest tonight. These things are what will help you make sense of the Lab we are doing on Friday (weather permitting of course - as long as it is not raining -DRESS FOR THE COLD!)
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were assigned notes on the Innu.
October 27, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Freshwater case study - pass it in tomorrow (Wednesday)

BRING HEADPHONES FOR CHROMEBOOKS - WEBQUEST VIDEO LISTENING
Math
Assigned By: Bungay, Kerri
Unit 2 Math Assignment was handed out in class today. Due Date: November 3rd
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were assigned notes on the Mi'kmaq.
October 26, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were assigned notes on the Beothuk.
Science
Assigned By: Nash, Courtney
Freshwater case study will be collected tomorrow.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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