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Thursday, November 30th

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - Today, we had our free reading block in the library and read chapter 14 of The Giver. Be sure to catch up on the chapter questions over the long weekend! 

8E LA  - Today, we listened to Chapter 2 of The Outsiders. We continued working on the novel study questions and created our character posters that we will work on throughout the novel. Please make sure you have the vocab and questions done for chapters 1 and 2!

9A Social -  No class today! Idea/planning for your original political cartoon needs to be done for Monday so we can spend time completing it in class. 
The Downfall of Robert Mugabe due December 11th

9ESocial - Today, we spoke about current events. Have you completed your political cartoon analysis? If not, please complete it for Monday!
The Downfall of Robert Mugabe due December 11th

Important Dates coming up -
Friday, December 1st - PD Day No School
Tuesday, December 5th - Term 1 Progress Reports on Powerschool
Wednesday, December 6th - FLEX …

Wednesday, November 29th

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - Today, we wrote a three sentence prediction about what we think will happen in The Giver and started our character poster of Jonas. 

8E LA  - Today, we listened to Chapter 1 of The Outsiders. We also started working on the novel study questions and created our character posters that we will work on throughout the novel. 

9A Social -  Today, we started thinking about what topic/issue we will create our political cartoon about. Idea/planning needs to be done for Monday so we can spend time completing it in class. Political Cartoon analysis (on Google Classroom) due tomorrow! 
The Downfall of Robert Mugabe due December 11th

9ESocial - Today, we spoke about current events. Political cartoon analysis due tomorrow!
The Downfall of Robert Mugabe due December 11th

Important Dates coming up -
Friday, December 1st - PD Day No School
Tuesday, December 5th - Term 1 Progress Reports on Powerschool
Wednesday, December 6th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal
Wednesday, December 1…

Tuesday, November 28th

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - Today, we completed a quiz on chapters 1-12 of The Giver and caught up on the chapter questions. We also read Chapter 13! 

8E LA  - We completed an introduction activity for The Outsiders and had our free reading block in the library.  

9A Social -  Today, we talked about the importance of political cartoons and completed an analysis of 2 (on google Classroom - due Thursday!) 
New Delhi Smog due November 29th

9ESocial - Today, Today, we talked about the importance of political cartoons and completed an analysis of 1 (on google Classroom - due Thursday!)  
New Delhi Smog due November 29th

Important Dates coming up -
Friday, December 1st - PD Day No School
Tuesday, December 5th - Term 1 Progress Reports on Powerschool
Wednesday, December 6th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal

Have a great evening!

Monday, November 27th

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - Today, we read chapters 11 and  of The Giver and continued to work on the chapter questions. We will have a quiz on chapters 1-12 tomorrow! 

8E LA  - No class today! Continue working on your On the Sidewalk, Bleeding booklet and your identity assignment. 

9A Social -  Today, we watched a video on the YCJA and its impact on youth who commit crimes in Canada. 
New Delhi Smog due November 29th

9ESocial - Today, we watched a video on the YCJA and its impact on youth who commit crimes in Canada. We also did a review on the consequences and goals of the YCJA. 
New Delhi Smog due November 29th


Important Dates coming up -
Friday, December 1st - PD Day No School
Wednesday, December 6th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal

Have a great evening!

Wednesday, November 22nd

I am away tomorrow and Friday! Blog will be updated again on Monday :) 

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - Today, we read chapter 8 of The Giver and continued to work on the chapter questions. We also had our free reading block in the library.

Thursday/Friday - we are reading chapters 9-11 and continuing to work on the chapter questions. 

8E LA  - Today, we read On the Sidewalk, Bleeding a short story about a young man named Andy who finds himself thinking about his true identity in a dire situation. This is a great introduction to The Outsiders, which we start next week! 

Thursday/Friday - we are completing a booklet for On the Sidewalk, Bleeding and working on a creative activity to showcase our own identity. 

9A Social -  No class today! Please make sure that your paragraphs are done. Maybe spend some time working on your chapter 2 booklets! 
New Delhi Smog due November 29th

Thursday/Friday - we are looking at the effectiveness of YCJA and reading about various people's opinions o…

Tuesday, November 21st

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - Today, we read chapter 7 and continued to work on the chapter questions. 

8E LA  - Today, we finished up our paragraphs. Final drafts and editing checklists should be handed in.  

9A Social -  We read about the effectiveness of the YCJA (p. 69-71) and worked on questions 1 and 2 on page 71; paragraph describing the possible consequences (p.66-67) and information the courts look at (p.68) due Tomorrow.
New Delhi Smog due November 29th

9ESocial - Today, we completed a review on what the YCJA is and how it relates to youth.
New Delhi Smog due November 29th

Important Dates coming up -
Friday, December 1st - PD Day No School
Wednesday, December 6th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal

Have a great evening!

Monday, November 20th

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - Today, we read chapter 6 and continued to work on the chapter questions. 

8E LA  - Today, we continued to work on our paragraph booklets - we will work on the final drafts tomorrow. We also had our library reading block. 

9A Social - We had Fred Curatolo present information on political cartoons. Check out his website:http://curatolocartoons.com/ 
We also had a review if the YCJA - paragraph describing the possible consequences (p.66-67) and information the courts look at (p.68) due Wednesday!
Olympics in Korea CE due TOMORROW!

9ESocial - Today, we completed a review on what the YCJA is and how it relates to youth.
Olympics in Korea CE due TOMORROW!

Important Dates coming up -
Friday, December 1st - PD Day No School
Wednesday, December 6th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal

Have a great evening!

TGI... Friday November 17th

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - Today, we watched the Pixar short Partly Cloudy and completed a film plot map. 

8E LA  - No class today! Continue to work on your writing a paragraph booklet. We will work on it in class on Monday. 

9A Social - We continued working on our articles analysis - it should be handed in by Monday!! We also read pages 66-68 about consequences of the YCJA - paragraph describing the possible consequences (p.66-67) and information the courts look at (p.68) due Tuesday. 
Olympics in Korea CE due November 21st

9ESocial - Today, we had an entrance card about the structure of the YCJA. We also chose an article to analyze - due Monday (it's on Google classroom).  
Olympics in Korea CE due November 21st

Important Dates coming up -
Friday, December 1st - PD Day No School
Wednesday, December 6th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal


Have a great weekend!

Wednesday, November 15th

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - Today, we read Chapter 3 of The Giver and started the chapter questions (on google Classroom).

8E LA  - We talked about the structure of a good paragraph and the importance of the topic sentence. 

9A Social - We had an entrance card about the YCJA and criminal code (check PowerSchool for mark!) and started working on article reviews. We will continue this on Friday morning. 
Olympics in Korea CE due November 21st

9ESocial - Today, read about a case involving a teen and the YCJA. Please complete pages 40-41 in your booklets.  
Olympics in Korea CE due November 21st

Important Dates coming up -
Friday, December 1st - PD Day No School
Wednesday, December 6th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal

Have a great evening!

Tuesday, November 14th

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - Today, we had our library reading block and read chapter 2 of The Giver. 

8E LA  - We finished the last two topics of the 6+1 Traits booklet - due tomorrow! 

9A Social - No class today! Please complete questions up to page 6 in your CH. 2 booklets for tomorrow. 
Olympics in Korea CE due November 21st

9ESocial - Today, we started talking about chapter 2 and the Youth Criminal Justice Act. 
Olympics in Korea CE due November 21st

Important Dates coming up -
Friday, December 1st - PD Day No School
Wednesday, December 6th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal

Have a great evening!

TGI... Friday, November 10th

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - Today, we watched the short film, Big Buck Bunny and completed a film map. 

8E LA  - We completed a journal entry on In Flander's Fields. 

9A Social - We attended our Remembrance Day Ceremony and talked current events.  Please complete questions up to page 6 in your CH. 2 booklets for Tuesday!
Olympics in Korea CE due November 21st

9ESocial - Today, we talked current events. Please make sure your chapter 1 project is completed and turned in. 
Olympics in Korea CE due November 21st

Important Dates coming up -
Monday, November 13th - No School - Holiday 
Tuesday, November 14th - Q2 Begins

Have a great weekend! 

Thursday, November 9th

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - Today, we read Chapter 1 of The Giver and continued to work on our Identity collages. 

8E LA  - We worked on Voice in Writing and had our free reading block in the library. 

9A Social - We read pages 60-64 and talked about the differences between the YCJA and the Criminal Code of Canada. Please complete questions up to page 6 in your booklets. 
Farewell to Gord Downie CE due TOMORROW

9ESocial - Today, we kept working hard on our chapter 1 project. We will have one more class on Thursday - it is due Friday! 
Farewell to Gord Downie CE due TOMORROW

Important Dates coming up -
Friday, November 10th - Q1 Ends
Monday, November 13th - No School - Holiday 
Tuesday, November 14th - Q2 Begins

Have a great evening!

Tuesday, November 7th

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - Today, we started to work on our identity collage. this will help us understand the identity of the characters in The Giver. 

8E LA  - No class today! Make sure you have t=completed the first two activities in the 6+1 Trait booklet.  

9A Social - We started to look at chapter 2 - The Youth Criminal Justice Act; please complete the questions on pages 2-4 in your booklet. 
Farewell to Gord Downie CE due November 10th

9ESocial - Today, we kept working hard on our chapter 1 project. We will have one more class on Thursday - it is due Friday! 
Farewell to Gord Downie CE due November 10th

Important Dates coming up -
TOMORROW - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal
Friday, November 10th - Q1 Ends
Monday, November 13th - No School - Holiday 
Tuesday, November 14th - Q2 Begins

Have a great evening!

Monday, November 6th

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - Today, we had one last block to complete our short story posters. If they are not done, please finish them tonight. We also were assigned The Giver, our new novel study and completed some pre-reading questions.  

8E LA  - Today, we continued working on our 6+1 Traits booklets - we covered Ideas and Content. 

9A Social - no class today. Check Powerschool for your chapter 1 assessment mark.  
Farewell to Gord Downie CE due November 10th

9ESocial - Today we started our chapter 1 assignment. We will continue to work on it tomorrow and Thursday! 
Farewell to Gord Downie CE due November 10th

Important Dates coming up -
Wednesday, November 8th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal
Friday, November 10th - Q1 Ends
Monday, November 13th - No School - Holiday 
Tuesday, November 14th - Q2 Begins

Have a great evening!

TGI... Friday, November 3rd

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - Today we watched the short film Geri's Game and completed a film map; we also continued to work on our short story poster. We have more class time Monday, so it will be due Tuesday. 

8E LA  - Today we worked on our short story poster activity. It is due Monday. We also started looking at the 6+1 Traits of writing and will continue next week. 

9A Social - we wrote the chapter 1 assessment today. 
Farewell to Gord Downie CE due November 10th

9ESocial - Today we talked about the role of political parties in the government, along with what we can do as active citizens. 
Farewell to Gord Downie CE due November 10th

Important Dates coming up -
Wednesday, November 8th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal
Friday, November 10th - Q1 Ends
Monday, November 13th - No School - Holiday 
Tuesday, November 14th - Q2 Begins

Have a great weekend! 

Thursday, SNOW-vember 2nd

Here's what we did today -

8B LA  - Today we had our library block and started working on our short story poster activity. You have more class time tomorrow - it is due Tuesday. 

8E LA  - Today we started working on our short story poster activity. You have more class time tomorrow - it is due Monday. 

9A Social - No class today! Chapter 1 assessment is TOMORROW! 
Farewell to Gord Downie CE due November 10th

9ESocial - Today we talked about media and government. We completed an activity on Bias in media. 
Farewell to Gord Downie CE due November 10th

Important Dates coming up -
Wednesday, November 8th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal
Friday, November 10th - Q1 Ends
Monday, November 13th - No School - Holiday 
Tuesday, November 14th - Q2 Begins


Have a great evening!