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Tuesday, January 30th

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B - Today, we worked on a spelling unit (review words) and completed a reading comprehension on Arctic Foxes. Please complete both for Thursday if not done yet. *Bring duotangs back to class!

LA 8E -  Today, we finished the reading comprehension quiz and started working on our grammar practice booklet - please have unit 8 completed for Thursday. *Bring booklets back to class!

Social 9A - Today, we continued working on our slide presentation - you should be done up until slide 15. Canada Launches Complaint CE DUE Tuesday, Feb 6th Chapter 4 Assessment: Tuesday, February 6th 

Social 9E - Today, we discussed Language Rights fro Francophone  and Anglophone groups - please make sure you are caught up in the chapter 4 booklet.Canada Launches Complaint CE DUE Tuesday, Feb 6th
Chapter 4 Assessment: Monday, February 6th

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Wednesday, January 31st - PD Day
Wednesday, February 7th - FLEX Day

Have a great evening!

Monday, January 29th

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B - Today, we had our free reading block and some students presented their song analysis projects. If you haven't handed yours in all ready, please do so by tomorrow.

LA 8E -  Today, some students presented their song analysis projects. If you haven't handed yours in all ready, please do so by tomorrow. We also started a reading comprehension booklet, which we will finish tomorrow.

Social 9A - No class today! Please catch up on your slides presentation if needed!
Canada Launches Complaint CE DUE Tuesday, Feb 6th
Social 9E - Today, we discussed the Indian Act - please make sure you are caught up in the chapter 4 booklet.


Canada Launches Complaint CE DUE Tuesday, Feb 6th
Important Dates Coming Up: 
Tuesday, January 30th - Parent Teacher Conferences
Wednesday, January 31st - PD Day
Wednesday, February 7th - FLEX Day

Have a great evening!

Thursday, January 25th

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B - Today, we continued working on our song analysis. Please make sure you are looking at the analysis structure and including everything that you need.

LA 8E -  Today, we continued working on our song analysis. Please make sure you are looking at the analysis structure and including everything that you need in your song analysis. Due Monday!

Social 9A - Today, we continued to work on our collective rights project - we watched a documentary on residential schools and you completed a reflection.  Please catch up if needed!
China Ivory Ban CE DUE January 26th (ALL Q2 Current Events due TOMORROW)
Social 9E - Today, we continued looking at Numbered Treaties. Please complete Sections C and D in your booklet.
China Ivory Ban CE DUE January 26th (ALL Q2 Current Events due TOMORROW)
Important Dates Coming Up: 
Tuesday, January 30th - Parent Teacher Conferences
Wednesday, January 31st - PD Day
Wednesday, February 7th - FLEX Day

Have a great evening!

Wednesday, January 24th

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B - Today, we continued working on our song analysis. Please make sure you are looking at the analysis structure and including everything that you need.

LA 8E - No class today! Please make sure you are looking at the analysis structure and including everything that you need in your song analysis. Due Monday!

Social 9A - Today, we continued to work on our collective rights project - you discussed your reactions to the Secret Path video with a partner and started to research what residential schools were. Please catch up if needed!
China Ivory Ban CE DUE January 26th (ALL Q2 Current Events due Fri Jan 26th)
Social 9E - Today, we watched a documentary on Residential Schools and completed a personal reflection. You also had time to catch up on your notes - you should be done up until page 5 in your booklet!
China Ivory Ban CE DUE January 26th (ALL Q2 Current Events due Fri Jan 26th)
Important Dates Coming Up: 
Tuesday, January 30th - Parent Teacher Conferences

Tuesday, January 23rd

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B - Today, we continued working on our song analysis. Please make sure you are looking at the analysis structure and including everything that you need.

LA 8E - Today, we continued working on our song analysis. Please make sure you are looking at the analysis structure and including everything that you need. Due Thursday!

Social 9A - No class today!
China Ivory Ban CE DUE January 26th (ALL Q2 Current Events due Fri Jan 26th)
Social 9E - Today, we continued to look at the numbered treaties. Make sure your notes are done for this section.
China Ivory Ban CE DUE January 26th (ALL Q2 Current Events due Fri Jan 26th)
Important Dates Coming Up: 
Tuesday, January 30th - Parent Teacher Conferences
Wednesday, January 31st - PD Day
Wednesday, February 7th - FLEX Day

Have a great evening!

Monday, January 22nd

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B - Today, we continued working on our song analysis. Please make sure you have your song chosen for tomorrow and remember to bring your headphones.

LA 8E - Today, we continued working on our song analysis. Due Thursday!

Social 9A - We started our slides project (on Google Classroom) - today we focused on getting set up and talking about the book The Secret Path by Gord Downie.
China Ivory Ban CE DUE January 26th (ALL Q2 Current Events due Fri Jan 26th)
Social 9E - Today, we looked at the creation of the numbered treaties. Make sure your notes are done for this section.
China Ivory Ban CE DUE January 26th (ALL Q2 Current Events due Fri Jan 26th)
Important Dates Coming Up: 
Tuesday, January 30th - Parent Teacher Conferences
Wednesday, January 31st - PD Day
Wednesday, February 7th - FLEX Day

TGI... Friday, January 19th

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B - Today, we discussed the song analysis project. Be sure to have a song chosen for Monday!

LA 8E - Today, we saw another example of a song analysis and discussed the 5 paragraph essay structure that you will follow for presenting your information. If you do not have a song chosen yet, please do so over the weekend - gather some research about the song and artist/band for Monday!

Social 9A - No class today! Be sure to complete the Chapter 4 vocabulary sheet and collective rights sheet for Monday!
China Ivory Ban CE DUE January 26th (ALL Q2 Current Events due Fri Jan 26th)
Social 9E - Today, we started discussing what collective rights are - please finish the first page of your booklet. (slides presentation to gather notes is on Google Classroom)
China Ivory Ban CE DUE January 26th (ALL Q2 Current Events due Fri Jan 26th)
Important Dates Coming Up: 
Tuesday, January 30th - Parent Teacher Conferences
Wednesday, January 31st - PD Day
Wednesday, February 7th -…

Thursday, January 18th

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B - your paragraph about the symbolism in Avatar, as well as your Avatar booklet are both die tomorrow! Please complete tonight if you haven't handed them in already.

LA 8E - Today, we started looking at symbolism in music, by discussing mood and tone. I introduced the song analysis project - please have your song chosen for tomorow!

Social 9A - Today, we talked about the purpose of collective rights and who holds them in Canada. Be sure your vocab sheet and collective rights notes are done for Monday! Chapter 3 assessment marks now on Powerschool.
China Ivory Ban CE DUE January 26th(ALL Q2 Current Events due Fri Jan 26th)
Social 9E - Today, we discussed current events.


China Ivory Ban CE DUE January 26th(ALL Q2 Current Events due Fri Jan 26th)
Important Dates Coming Up: 
Tuesday, January 30th - Parent Teacher Conferences
Wednesday, January 31st - PD Day
Wednesday, February 7th - FLEX Day

Have a great evening!

Wednesday, January 17th

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B - we started working on planning and writing our paragraph about the symbolism in Avatar. We will finish in class tomorrow.

LA 8E - we finished watching Avatar! Be sure to finish up your symbolism booklets for Friday.

Social 9A - we started talking about collective rights and watched a video that focused on the Europeans settling in Canada.
POLAND CE DUE TOMORROW (ALL Q2 Current Events due Fri Jan 26th)
Social 9E - we introduced chapter 4 and started working with the vocabulary terms to help us understand collective rights. Chapter 3 assessment marks now on Powerschool.
POLAND CE DUE TOMORROW (ALL Q2 Current Events due Fri Jan 26th)
Important Dates Coming Up: 
Tuesday, January 30th - Parent Teacher Conferences
Wednesday, January 31st - PD Day
Wednesday, February 7th - FLEX Day

Have a great evening!

Tuesday, January 16th

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B - we finished watching Avatar while searching for symbols - please make sure your booklet is finished for tomorrow.

LA 8E - No class today! We will finish Avatar tomorrow - take some time to catch up on your symbolism booklets :)

Social 9A - we wrote our chapter 3 assessment today. Please check Powerschool tomorrow for your grade :)
POLAND CE DUE TOMORROW (ALL Q2 Current Events due Fri Jan 26th)
Social 9E - we wrote our chapter 3 assessment today. Please check Powerschool tomorrow for your grade :)
POLAND CE DUE TOMORROW (ALL Q2 Current Events due Fri Jan 26th)
Important Dates Coming Up: 
Tuesday, January 30th - Parent Teacher Conferences
Wednesday, January 31st - PD Day
Wednesday, February 7th - FLEX Day

Have a great evening!

Monday, January 15th

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B - we continued watching Avatar while searching for symbols

LA 8E - we continued watching Avatar while searching for symbols
Social 9A - Chapter 3 assessment next TOMORROW - study guide on Google Classroom!  Please catch up on booklet so you can hand in for bonus marks tomorrow!
POLAND CE DUE JANUARY 18TH
Social 9E - Chapter 3 assessment next TOMORROW - study guide handed out today and on Google Classroom!  POLAND CE DUE JANUARY 18TH

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Tuesday, January 30th - Parent Teacher Conferences
Wednesday, January 31st - PD Day
Wednesday, February 7th - FLEX Day

Have a great evening!

TGI.... Friday, January 12th

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B - we continued watching Avatar while searching for symbols

LA 8E - we continued watching Avatar while searching for symbols
Social 9A - We discussed Workplace Rights and the Charter. Chapter 3 assessment next TUESDAY - study guide on Google Classroom!  Please catch up on booklet.
POLAND CE DUE JANUARY 18TH
Social 9E - Today, we used text-mapping to discuss Workplace Rights and the Charter. Chapter 3 assessment next TUESDAY - study guide handed out today and on Google Classroom!  POLAND CE DUE JANUARY 18TH

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Tuesday, January 30th - Parent Teacher Conferences
Wednesday, January 31st - PD Day
Wednesday, February 7th - FLEX Day

Have a great weekend!

Thursday, January 11th

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B - we had our free reading block and started watching Avatar - we will be studying the film and finding examples of symbolism

LA 8E - we wrote a paragraph about what Symbolism is (on Google Classroom - due tomorrow) and started watching Avatar - we will be studying the film and looking for examples of symbolism. 
Social 9A - No class today! Chapter 3 assessment next Wednesday. Please catch up on booklet.
POLAND CE DUE JANUARY 18TH
Social 9E - Today, we used text-mapping to discuss the charter and law making in Canada. POLAND CE DUE JANUARY 18TH

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Tuesday, January 30th - Parent Teacher Conferences
Wednesday, January 31st - PD Day
Wednesday, February 7th - FLEX Day

Stay warm!

Wednesday, January 10th

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B - No class today! See you tomorrow :)

LA 8E - we read the short story, the Masque of the Red Death by Edgar Allan Poe and looked for symbols throughout the reading. 
Social 9A - we worked on a charter and the law activity (on Google Classroom) - please submit by Friday. We also discussed current events.
POLAND CE DUE JANUARY 18TH
Social 9E - Today we discussed current events.  POLAND CE DUE JANUARY 18TH

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Tuesday, January 30th - Parent Teacher Conferences
Wednesday, January 31st - PD Day
Wednesday, February 7th - FLEX Day

Have a great evening!

Tuesday, January 9th

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B - we started our unit on Symbolism by discussing a variety of examples

LA 8E - we started our unit on Symbolism by discussing a variety of examples 
Social 9A - we took one block yo catch up on our chapter 3 booklets - finish page 9! We also discussed the Charter and the law by looking at examples of cases people have brought forward. 
Social 9E - we continued talking about Canada's past by discussing internment camps during WW1 and WW2. 
Important Dates Coming Up: 
Tomorrow - early dismissal (No block 8)
Tuesday, January 30th - Parent Teacher Conferences
Wednesday, January 31st - PD Day

Have a great evening!

Welcome Back!

Happy New Year!  I hope everyone was able to have an enjoyable and restful Christmas Break! 
We are back in the grind and getting back into our daily routine of working hard. Here's what we did today: 
LA 8B - we wrote in our journals and reflected on 2017 and made goals/resolutions for 2018. 
LA 8E - No class today! See you tomorrow :) 
Social 9A - we continued looking at individual rights and freedoms under our Charter. We read pages 100-103 about historical events that contributed to the Charter. Please catch up on questions in your booklet. 
Social 9E - we reviewed the 5 categories of rights and freedoms and spoke about The Indian Act of 1876.
Have a great evening!