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Last Blog of 2018!

Here's what we did today: 

8A, 8C, and 8G - Today, we finished watching Ever After: A Cinderella Story. We are documenting things from the film that help us understand life during the Renaissance. 
Chinese Executive Arrested CE due January 7th

9B - Today, we chad a great time playing some Monopoly in small groups. 
Chinese Executive Arrested CE due January 7th

Important Dates coming up: 
Friday, December 21st - Christmas Activity Day 
December 22nd to January 6th - Christmas Break 

1 school day until Christmas Break!

Have a WONDERFUL, RESTFUL Christmas Break! 
See you in 2019

Wednesday, December 19th

Here's what we did today: 

8A, 8C, and 8G - Today, we started watching Ever After: A Cinderella Story. We are documenting things from he film that help us understand life during the Renaissance. We will continue tomorrow. Feel free to bring in a snack to share while we finish the film in class tomorrow!
Chinese Executive Arrested CE due January 7th

9B - Today, we completed a quiz on the 5 categories of Rights and Freedoms. 
Chinese Executive Arrested CE due January 7th

Important Dates coming up: 
Friday, December 21st - Christmas Activity Day 
December 22nd to January 6th - Christmas Break 

2 school days until Christmas Break!

Have a great evening!

Tuesday, December 18th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  - Today, we worked on our Worldview Magazine Project. We added details about our personal worldviews and information about Renaissance worldview. 
Chinese Executive Arrested CE due January 7th

8C -Today, we worked on our Worldview Magazine Project. We added details about our personal worldviews and information about Renaissance worldview. 

8G - Today, we had a quiz on reasons for exploration and had some time to get caught up on work before Christmas break. 
Chinese Executive Arrested CE due January 7th

9B - Today, we talked about the history of individual rights in Canada and had time to catch up on our chapter 3 booklets. Review pages 100-101 if needed. 
Chinese Executive Arrested CE due January 7th

Important Dates coming up: 
Friday, December 21st - Christmas Activity Day 
December 22nd to January 6th - Christmas Break 

3 school days until Christmas Break!

Have a great evening!

Monday, December 17th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  - Today, we talked current events anddiscussed how social, political and economic systems changed during the Renaissance. Please review pages 96-97 if needed. 
Chinese Executive Arrested CE due January 7th

8C -Today, we talked current events anddiscussed how social, political and economic systems changed during the Renaissance. Please review pages 96-97 if needed. 
Chinese Executive Arrested CE due January 7th

8G - Today, we talked about spreading religion as a motivation for exploration. We will have a short quiz tomorrow on what we have learned so far. 
Chinese Executive Arrested CE due January 7th

9B - Today, we talked current events and continued to work on our rights and freedoms poster. Due Thursday! 
Chinese Executive Arrested CE due January 7th

Important Dates coming up: 
Friday, December 21st - Christmas Activity Day 
December 22nd to January 6th - Christmas Break 

4 school days until Christmas Break!

Have a great evening!

TGI... Friday, December 14th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  - Today, we talked about the formation of citizenship and national identity in the Renaissance. Be sure that your national identity collage (on Google Classroom) is done for Monday !
NASA Lands on Mars CE due December 17th.

8C -Today, we talked about the formation of citizenship and national identity in the Renaissance. Be sure that your national identity collage (on Google Classroom) is done for Monday !
NASA Lands on Mars CE due December 17th.

8G - Today, we talked about gold as a motivation for exploration. We also watched a video on exploration. Be sure that you are done up to question 23 n your booklets. 
NASA Lands on Mars CE due December 17th.

9B - Today, we reviewed the 5 categories of rights and freedoms and you were assigned your poster activity. We will continue to work on your posters on Monday. 
NASA Lands on Mars CE due December 19th. 

Important Dates coming up: 
Friday, December 21st - Christmas Activity Day 
December 22nd to January 6th - Christ…

Thursday, December 13th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  - Today, we continued to talk about religious reform across western Europe. Please make sure your questions are done for Monday (possibly being collected for marks!).
NASA Lands on Mars CE due December 17th.

8C -Today, we continued to talk about religious reform across western Europe. Please make sure your questions are done for Monday (possibly being collected for marks!).
NASA Lands on Mars CE due December 17th.

8G - Today, we continued talking about reasons for exploration. Please be sure that you are done up to question 20 in your booklets. 
NASA Lands on Mars CE due December 17th.

9B - Today, we took a closer look at the categories of the charter of rights and freedoms. You also received your chapter 3 booklet. 
NASA Lands on Mars CE due December 19th. 

Permission forms are now online for our Christmas Activity Day on December 21st. Please complete by TOMORROW to ensure you get a spot. 
Important Dates coming up: 
Friday, December 21st - Christmas Activity…

Wednesday, December 12th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  - Today, we talked about religious reform during the Renaissance and looked at the influence of Martin Luther. Please make sure your activity sheet is done for tomorrow. 
NASA Lands on Mars CE due December 17th.

8C -Today, we talked about religious reform during the Renaissance and looked at the influence of Martin Luther. Please make sure your activity sheet is done for tomorrow. 
NASA Lands on Mars CE due December 17th.

8G - Today, we started talking about the Age of Exploration. You should be done up to number 9 in your question booklet. 
NASA Lands on Mars CE due December 17th.

9B - No class today!
Romaine Lettuce CE due December 12th.

Permission forms are now online for our Christmas Activity Day on December 21st. Please complete by December 14th to ensure you get a spot. 
Important Dates coming up: 
Friday, December 21st - Christmas Activity Day 
December 22nd to January 6th - Christmas Break 

7 school days until Christmas Break!

Have a great evening!

Tuesday, December 11th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  - Today, we talked about current events and started looking at chapter 3 - Exploration and Expansionism. 
NASA Lands on Mars CE due December 17th.

8C -Today, we talked about current events and started looking at chapter 3 - Exploration and Expansionism. 
NASA Lands on Mars CE due December 17th.

8G - Today, we wrote our chapter 2 assessment. Check Powerschool for your grade soon! 
NASA Lands on Mars CE due December 17th.

9B - Today,  we had a guest speaker talk to us about the dangers of vaping. 
Romaine Lettuce CE due December 12th.

Permission forms are now online for our Christmas Activity Day on December 21st. Please complete by December 14th to ensure you get a spot. 
Important Dates coming up: 
Friday, December 21st - Christmas Activity Day 
December 22nd to January 6th - Christmas Break 

8 school days until Christmas Break!

Have a great evening!

Monday, December 10th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  - Today,  we wrote our chapter 2 assessment. Check Powerschool for your grade soon! 
Romaine Lettuce CE due December 11th. 

8C -Today,  we wrote our chapter 2 assessment. Check Powerschool for your grade soon! 
Romaine Lettuce CE due December 11th. 

8G - Today, we learned about the everyday life of people in the Renaissance and reviewed for our test tomorrow. 
Chapter 2 Assessment December 11th 
Romaine Lettuce CE due December 11th. 

9B - Today,  we talked about the 5 categories of rights and freedoms under our charter - review pages 96-98 if needed. 
Romaine Lettuce CE due December 11th. 

Permission forms are now online for our Christmas Activity Day on December 21st. Please complete by December 14th to ensure you get a spot. 
Important Dates coming up: 
Friday, December 21st - Christmas Activity Day 
December 22nd to January 6th - Christmas Break 

9 school days until Christmas Break!

Have a great evening!

TGI... Thursday, December 6th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  - Today,  played a Jeopardy Review game. Please be sure you review chapter 2 material for your test on Monday. 
Chapter 2 Assessment December 10th 
Romaine Lettuce CE due December 11th. 

8C -Today,  played a Jeopardy Review game. Please be sure you review chapter 2 material for your test on Monday. 
Chapter 2 Assessment December 10th 
Romaine Lettuce CE due December 11th. 

8G - Today, we learned about the everyday life of people in the Renaissance. 
Chapter 2 Assessment December 11th 
Romaine Lettuce CE due December 11th. 

9B - Today,  we continued to look at our Constitution and charter of rights and freedoms. 
Romaine Lettuce CE due December 11th. 

Permission forms are now online for our Christmas Activity Day on December 21st. Please complete by December 14th to ensure you get a spot. 
Important Dates coming up: 
Friday, December 7th - PD Day No School
Monday, December 10th - Deadline to help Cst. Muz fill a trailer with toys!
Friday, December 21st - Christmas Ac…

Wednesday, December 5th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  - Today,  we finished chapter 2 by reading about education in the Renaissance. You also received a study guide. We will have a review block tomorrow. 
Chapter 2 Assessment December 10th 
Romaine Lettuce CE due December 11th. 

8C -Today,  we finished chapter 2 by reading about education in the Renaissance. You also received a study guide. We will have a review block tomorrow. 
Chapter 2 Assessment December 10th 
Romaine Lettuce CE due December 11th. 

8G - Today, we learned about the life of the Ultimate Renaissance Man: Leonardo da Vinci. Review pages 74-75 if needed. 
Chapter 2 Assessment December 11th 
Romaine Lettuce CE due December 11th. 

9B - Today,  Miss K and Miss L introduced our next unit of study: Individual Rights and Freedoms. 
Romaine Lettuce CE due December 11th. 

Permission forms are now online for our Christmas Activity Day on December 21st. Please complete by December 14th to ensure you get a spot. 

Important Dates coming up: 
Friday, December 7th …

Tuesday, December 4th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  - Today,  we wrapped up talking about life in Renaissance Society. 
Chapter 2 Assessment December 10th 
Romaine Lettuce CE due December 10th. 

8C -Today, we wrapped up talking about life in Renaissance society. You also received your chapter 2 study guide. Please review all topics! 
Chapter 2 Assessment December 10th 
Romaine Lettuce CE due December 10th. 

8G - Today, we discussed the role of writers and how they helped spread ideas during the Renaissance. 
Chapter 2 Assessment December 10th 
Romaine Lettuce CE due December 10th. 

9B - Today,  we wrote our chapter 2 (YCJA) assessment. Please check Powerschool soon for your mark!
Romaine Lettuce CE due December 10th. 

Important Dates coming up: 
Wednesday, December 5th - Early Dismissal
Friday, December 7th - PD Day No School
Monday, December 10th - Deadline to help Cst. Muz fill a trailer with toys!
Friday, December 21st - Christmas Activity Day 
December 22nd to January 6th - Christmas Break 

12 school days until Chr…

Monday, December 3rd

Here's what we did today: 

8A  - Today,  we started talking about the lives of people during the Renaissance. Please review pages 76-78 if needed. 
Chapter 2 Assessment December 10th 
Romaine Lettuce CE due December 10th. 

8C -Today, we looked at the role of men and women during the Renaissance. Be sure to review pages 74-75 about Leonardo da Vinci.   
Chapter 2 Assessment December 10th 
Romaine Lettuce CE due December 10th. 

8G - Today, we did some catch up work as many students were away. 
Chapter 2 Assessment December 10th 
Romaine Lettuce CE due December 10th. 

9B - Today,  we had a YCJA review block. Be sure to review materials tonight. 
Chapter 2 assessment is TOMORROW!
Romaine Lettuce CE due December 10th. 

Important Dates coming up: 
Wednesday, December 5th - Early Dismissal
Friday, December 7th - PD Day No School
Monday, December 10th - Deadline to help Cst. Muz fill a trailer with toys!
Friday, December 21st - Christmas Activity Day 
December 22nd to January 6th - Christmas Break 

12 schoo…

Friday, November 30th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  - Today,  we talked about current events and discussed the influence of writers on spreading ideas during the Renaissance. Please review pages 72-73 if needed and make sure that your graphic organizer is done. 
Chapter 2 Assessment December 10th 
Romaine Lettuce CE due December 10th. 

8C -Today,  we talked about current events and discussed the influence of writers on spreading ideas during the Renaissance. Please review pages 72-73 if needed and make sure that your graphic organizer is done. 
Chapter 2 Assessment December 10th 
Romaine Lettuce CE due December 10th. 

8G - Today, we talked about current events and watched a video about the impact of scientists and mathematicians on spreading Renaissance ideas. Please review pages 69-71 if needed and make sure that your graphic organizer is done. 
Chapter 2 Assessment December 10th 
Romaine Lettuce CE due December 10th. 

9B - Today,  we continued working on our political cartoon assignments - on Google Classroom…

Thursday, November 29th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  - Today,  we continued to discuss the role of scientists and mathematicians in spreading Renaissance ideas. Please review pages 69-71 if needed. 

8C -Today,  we discussed the role of writers in spreading Renaissance ideas. Please review pages 72-73 if needed. 

8G - Today, we discussed the role of scientists and mathematicians in spreading Renaissance ideas. Please review pages 69-71 if needed. 

9B - Today,  we started working on our political cartoon assignments - on Google Classroom. They will be due on Monday and you have one more block tomorrow! 
Chapter 2 assessment will be onTuesday, December 4th(we will have a review block on Monday, December 3rd)

Important Dates coming up: 
Wednesday, December 5th - Early Dismissal
Friday, December 7th - PD Day No School
Friday, December 21st - Christmas Activity Day 
December 2nd to January 6th - Christmas Break 

Have a great evening!

Wednesday, November 28th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  - Today,  we discussed the role of scientists and mathematicians in spreading Renaissance ideas. Please review pages 69-71 if needed. 

8C -Today,  we discussed the role of scientists and mathematicians in spreading Renaissance ideas. Please review pages 69-71 if needed. Please make sure that you have completed your assigned questions.

8G - Today,  we finished watching The Monuments Men. Please be sure that you complete your two chosen reflection questions. 

9B - Today,  we continued to discuss political cartoons and started planning out creating our own. Please be sure that you have an idea for one by tomorrow. Watch the news tonight for inspiration.  Chapter 2 assessment will be onTuesday, December 4th(we will have a review block on Monday, December 3rd)

Important Dates coming up: 
Wednesday, December 5th - Early Dismissal
Friday, December 7th - PD Day No School
Friday, December 21st - Christmas Activity Day 
December 2nd to January 6th - Christmas Break 


Hav…

Tuesday, November 27th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  - Today,  we finished watching The Monuments Men. Please be sure that you complete your two chosen reflection questions. 

8C -Today,  we finished watching The Monuments Men. Please be sure that you complete your two chosen reflection questions. 

8G - Today,  we finished watching The Monuments Men. Please be sure that you complete your two chosen reflection questions. 

9B - Today,  we looked at the impact of political cartoons on addressing political messages. 
Try to think of an idea that you could create a political cartoon about.  Chapter 2 assessment will be on Tuesday, December 4th (we will have a review block on Monday, December 3rd)

Important Dates coming up: 
Wednesday, December 5th - Early Dismissal
Friday, December 7th - PD Day No School
Friday, December 21st - Christmas Activity Day 
December 2nd to January 6th - Christmas Break 


Have a great evening!

Monday, November 26th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  - Today,  we watched The Monuments Men. Please be sure that your Renaissance Magazine assignment is done for tomorrow. 

8C -Today,  we watched The Monuments Men. Please be sure that your Renaissance Newspaper assignment is done for tomorrow. 

8G - Today, we watched The Monuments Men.

9B - Today,  we spent the class finishing up our chapter 2 booklet and any other missing work. 
Smog in India current event due Tomorrow

Important Dates coming up: 
Wednesday, December 5th - Early Dismissal
Friday, December 7th - PD Day No School
Friday, December 21st - Christmas Activity Day 
December 2nd to January 6th - Christmas Break 

Have a great evening!

Thursday, November 22nd

Here's what we did today: 

8A  - Today,  we worked on creating a magazine showcasing the impact and influence of one Renaissance artists. Due Tuesday!
Smog in India current event due November 23rd (last CE of Term 1) 

8C -Today,  we worked on creating a newspaper showcasing the impact and influence of one Renaissance artists. Due Tuesday!
Smog in India current event due November 23rd (last CE of Term 1) 

8G - Today, we worked on creating a "hockey" trading card for a Renaissance artist. Due Tuesday. 
Smog in India current event due November 23rd (last CE of Term 1) 

9B - Today,  Miss K taught a lesson on Jury Duty and the responsibility that Canadians have to be a part of a jury at times. 
Smog in India current event due November 27th 

Important Dates coming up: 
Term 1 ends November 30th - ALL WORK FROM TERM 1 NEEDS TO BE TURNED IN BY TOMORROW IN ORDER TO BE MARKED. 
Wednesday, December 5th - Early Dismissal
Friday, December 7th - PD Day No School

Have a great evening!

Wednesday, November 21st

Here's what we did today: 

8A  - Today,  we continued talking about the influence of artists during the Renaissance. We researched one of 10 Renaissance artists from the textbook. We will continue the project tomorrow. 
Smog in India current event due November 23rd (last CE of Term 1) 

8C -Today,  we continued talking about the influence of artists during the Renaissance. We researched one of 10 Renaissance artists from the textbook. We will continue the project tomorrow. 
Smog in India current event due November 23rd (last CE of Term 1) 

8G - Today, we watched a video on the influence of artists during the Renaissance. Please make sure that your organizer has information about 5 different artists completed. Review pages 62-68 if needed. Tomorrow, we will start a research assignment. 
Smog in India current event due November 23rd (last CE of Term 1) 

9B - Today,  we had Cst. Woronuk from the Edmonton Police Service come in to speak with us about the YCJA and the Criminal Code of Canada. 

Tuesday, November 20th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  - Today,  we continued talking about the influence of artists during the Renaissance. Review pages 62-68 in the textbook if needed. We will work on a project tomorrow. 
Smog in India current event due November 23rd (last CE of Term 1) 

8C -Today,  we continued talking about the influence of artists during the Renaissance. Review pages 62-68 in the textbook if needed. We will work on a project tomorrow. 
Smog in India current event due November 23rd (last CE of Term 1) 

8G - Today, we talked about the influence of artists on spreading ideas during the Renaissance. Please make sure that your organizer has information about 5 different artists completed. Review pages 62-68 if needed. 
Smog in India current event due November 23rd (last CE of Term 1) 

9B - Today,  we spoke about consequences of the YCJA. We read 4 articles talking about effective it has been. Make sure that your organizer has been completed for tomorrow. We also worked on writing out one "…

Monday, November 19th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  - Today,  we watched a video about the importance of artists during the Renaissance and worked on a virtual scavenger hunt. 
Smog in India current event due November 23rd (last CE of Term 1) 

8C -Today,  we watched a video about the importance of artists during the Renaissance and worked on a virtual scavenger hunt. 
Smog in India current event due November 23rd (last CE of Term 1) 

8G - Today, we talked about the influence of scholars and philosophers on spreading ideas during the Renaissance. You should be done up to question 38 in your booklet. 
Smog in India current event due November 23rd (last CE of Term 1) 

9B - Today,  we spoke about factors of the YCJA and consequences. Please be sure that you are done pages 68-69 in your booklet of questions. 
Halloween current event due November 20th

Important Dates coming up: 
Term 1 ends November 30th - ALL WORK FROM TERM 1 NEEDS TO BE TURNED IN BY NOVEMBER 23RD IN ORDER TO BE MARKED. 
Wednesday, December 5th - Ear…

TGI... Friday, November 16th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  - Today,  we talked about current events and completed a review about how ideas spread and the impact of Humanism. 
Smog in India current event due November 23rd (last CE of Term 1) 

8C -Today,  we talked about current events and completed a review about how ideas spread and the impact of Humanism. 
Smog in India current event due November 23rd (last CE of Term 1) 

8G - Today,  we talked about current events and had a work period to catch up on anything that you were missing. 
Smog in India current event due November 23rd (last CE of Term 1) 

9B - Today,  we had a quick quiz to check in and see what we know about the YCJA. We then watched a documentary about the origin and impact of the YCJA. 
Halloween current event due November 20th

Important Dates coming up: 
Term 1 ends November 30th - ALL WORK FROM TERM 1 NEEDS TO BE TURNED IN BY NOVEMBER 23RD IN ORDER TO BE MARKED. 
Wednesday, December 5th - Early Dismissal
Friday, December 7th - PD Day No School

Have a gre…