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Wednesday, February 28th

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B -  Today, we wrote a Two-sided poem. Please make sure that your Mixed Beasts poems are completed for tomorrow.

LA 8E -  Today, we worked on writing our Slam Poem - be sure to have a rough draft complete so that we can edit them tomorrow!

Social 9A - Today, we reviewed the material for chapter 5 and discussed current events. Chapter 5 assessment Friday!
SpaceX Launch CE DUE March 8th 
Social 9E - Today, we discussed Current Events. Continue to work on your immigration poster - due Friday. Chapter 5 assessment Friday.
SpaceX Launch CE DUE March 8th 

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Wednesday, March 7th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal
Friday, March 16th - Me to We Wake-a-Thon
Thursday, March 22nd - Progress Reports
Friday, March 23rd - PD Day
Monday, March 26th Spring Break - School Resumes, Tuesday, April 3rd. 


Have a great evening!

Tuesday, February 27th

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B -  Today, we continued working on our Mixed Beasts poetry assignment - it is posted on Google Classroom.

LA 8E -  Today, we worked on planning our Slam Poem - be sure to fill out the planning page (on Google Classroom). We will continue to write in class tomorrow.

Social 9A - Today, we talked about the impact of immigration on the provinces and territories. We specifically looked at the Provincial Nomination Program. Continue to work on your immigration poster (due Friday - on Google Classroom). Chapter 5 assessment Friday!
Winter Olympics CE DUE TOMORROW!
Social 9E - Today, we orked on our immigration poster - due Friday. Chapter 5 assessment Friday.
Winter Olympics CE DUE TOMORROW!

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Wednesday, March 7th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal
Friday, March 16th - Me to We Wake-a-Thon
Thursday, March 22nd - Progress Reports
Friday, March 23rd - PD Day
Monday, March 26th Spring Break - School Resumes, Tuesday, April 3rd. 

Have a great evening!

Monday, February 26th

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B -  Today, we continued working on our Mixed Beasts poetry assignment - it is posted on Google Classroom.

LA 8E -  No class today! Make sure your Top Ten lists are done for your Slam Poem.

Social 9A - Today, we talked about the impact of immigration on Canada's Aboriginal Peoples. Please complete page 5 of your booklet and continue to work on your immigration poster (due next Friday - on Google Classroom). Chapter 5 assessment Friday!
Winter Olympics CE DUE Wednesday, February 28th
Social 9E - Today, we talked about the impact of immigration on the provinces and territories. We specifically looked at the Provincial Nomination Program. Chapter 5 assessment Friday.
Winter Olympics CE DUE Wednesday, February 28th

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Wednesday, March 7th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal
Friday, March 16th - Me to We Wake-a-Thon
Thursday, March 22nd - Progress Reports
Friday, March 23rd - PD Day
Monday, March 26th Spring Break - School Resumes, Tuesday, Ap…

TGI... Friday, February 23rd

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B -  Today, we continued working on our poetry review booklet. Due for Monday if it is not done - all sections will be marked. We also started working on our Mixed Beasts poetry assignment - it is posted on Google Classroom.

LA 8E -  Today, we finished generating out Top Ten lists. We will start writing our Slam Poem on Monday!

Social 9A - No class today!  Please finish page 4 in your booklet and planning your immigration poster (on Google Classroom). Chapter 5 assessment next Friday!
Winter Olympics CE DUE Wednesday, February 28th
Social 9E - Today, we talked about the impact of immigration on Canada's Aboriginal Peoples. Please complete page 5 of your booklet and continue to work on your immigration poster (due next Friday - on Google Classroom). Chapter 5 assessment next Friday.
Winter Olympics CE DUE Wednesday, February 28th

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Wednesday, March 7th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal
Friday, March 16th - Me to We Wake-a-Thon
Thursday…

Thursday, February 22nd

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B -  Today, we continued working on our Blackout poem and started working on a poetry analysis booklet. We will finish in class tomorrow.

LA 8E -  Today, we finished up our Slam Poetry analysis and started to generate ideas in the Top Ten List assignment - we will finish in class tomorrow.

Social 9A - Today, we discussed refugees and what the Canadian government does to help out other nations in need. Please finish page 4 in your booklet.
Winter Olympics CE DUE Wednesday, February 28th
Social 9E - Today, you were assigned the immigration poster assignment. Due next Thursday.
Winter Olympics CE DUE Wednesday, February 28th

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Wednesday, March 7th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal
Friday, March 16th - Me to We Wake-a-Thon
Thursday, March 22nd - Progress Reports
Friday, March 23rd - PD Day
Monday, March 26th Spring Break - School Resumes, Tuesday, April 3rd.

Wednesday, February 21st

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B -  Today, we had our free reading block and worked on creating a Blackout Poem.

LA 8E -  Today, we discussed and saw examples of Slam poetry. You were tasked with analyzing 2 Slam poems of your choice. See Google Classroom if you were away :)

Social 9A - Today, we discussed refugees and what the Canadian government does to help out other nations in need. Please finish page 4 in your booklet.
Winter Olympics CE DUE Wednesday, February 28th
Social 9E - No class today!
Winter Olympics CE DUE Wednesday, February 28th

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Wednesday, March 7th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal
Friday, March 16th - Me to We Wake-a-Thon
Thursday, March 22nd - Progress Reports
Friday, March 23rd - PD Day
Monday, March 26th Spring Break - School Resumes, Tuesday, April 3rd.

Tuesday, February 20th

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B -  Today, we continued working on our Figurative Language Superhero Project (on Google Classroom). Due Tomorrow if you haven't handed it in already.

LA 8E -  Today, we took a look at Blackout Poetry and started making one on our own. Please submit your Figurative Language Superhero assignment by tomorrow!

Social 9A - Today, we discussed Current Events.
Winter Olympics CE DUE Wednesday, February 28th
Social 9E - Today, we discussed Current Events.
Winter Olympics CE DUE Wednesday, February 28th

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Wednesday, March 7th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal
Friday, March 16th - Me to We Wake-a-Thon
Thursday, March 22nd - Progress Reports
Friday, March 23rd - PD Day
Monday, March 26th Spring Break - School Resumes, Tuesday, April 3rd.

TGi... Friday, February 16th

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B -  Today, we continued working on our Figurative Language Superhero Project (on Google Classroom). Due Tuesday.

LA 8E -  Today, we started continued working on our Figurative Language Superhero Project (on Google Classroom). Due Tuesday.

Social 9A - We took a look at the 4 categories of immigration and completed an online immigration test. Please complete pages 1-3 in your booklet if not done yet.
Please remember to be here by 8:15 on Tuesday morning to head to the PARTY Program.
Philippine Volcano CE DUE TUESDAY.
Social 9E - Today, talked about refugees - please be sure to complete pages 1-4 in your chapter 5 booklets.
Philippine Volcano CE DUE TUESDAY.

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Monday, February 19th - No School: Family Day
Tuesday, February 20th - 9A to PARTY Program (am only)

Have a great long weekend! 

Happy Valentine's Day!

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B -  Today, we started working on our Figurative Language Superhero Project (on Google Classroom). We will continue to work on it this week. Due Tuesday.

LA 8E -  Today, we started continued working on our Figurative Language Superhero Project (on Google Classroom). We will continue to work on it this week. Due Tuesday.

Social 9A - No class today! Bring your textbooks to class tomorrow.
Philippine Volcano CE DUE February 20th!
Social 9E - Today, talked about what immigration is and completed page 1 of our chapter 5 booklet.
Philippine Volcano CE DUE February 20th!

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Monday, February 19th - No School: Family Day

I am away all day tomorrow! Blog will be updated again on Friday :) 

Tuesday, February 13th

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B -  Today, completed an activity on onomatopoeia, alliteration, simile and metaphor.

LA 8E -  Today, we started working on our Figurative Language Superhero Project (on Google Classroom). We will continue to work on it this week. Due Tuesday.

Social 9A - Today, we watched an episode of CBC The Story of Us, helping set us up to discuss immigration in chapter 5.
Philippine Volcano CE DUE February 20th!
Social 9E - Today, talked about what immigration is and completed page 1 of our chapter 5 booklet.
Philippine Volcano CE DUE February 20th!

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Monday, February 19th - No School: Family Day

Monday, February 12th

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B -  Today, we had our free reading block in the library and completed an activity on personification and hyperbole.

LA 8E -  Today, we completed Figurative Language activities - we covered Oxymoron, Onomatopoeia, Alliteration, Idiom and Irony. Please make sure you are done all for tomorrow.

Social 9A - No class today! We start learning about immigration tomorrow.
Philippine Volcano CE DUE February 20th!
Social 9E - Today, we watched an episode of CBC The Story of Us, helping set us up to discuss immigration in chapter 5.
Philippine Volcano CE DUE February 20th!

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Monday, February 19th - No School: Family Day

Tuesday, February 6th

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B -  Today, we completed a reading comprehension about astronauts walking on the moon. Marks will be on Powerschool later today!

LA 8E -  Today, we completed a Figurative Language Review. We discussed Hyperbole, Personification and Simile/Metaphor. Catch up on your grammar booklet (up to unit 10.4) for Monday!

Social 9A -Today, we wrote the chapter 4 assessment - check Powerschool later today for results! We also had our Current Event block.
Philippine Volcano CE DUE February 20th!
Social 9E - Today, we discussed Current Events. Philippine Volcano CE DUE February 20th!

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Wednesday, February 7th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal
Thursday-Friday February 8-9 - No school for Teacher's Convention

I will update the blog next Monday after our Teacher's Convention Break!

Monday, February 5th

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B - Today, we completed two reading comprehension activities, where we identified the main idea of each reading.

LA 8E -  We started working on grammar unit 10 - verbs. We will finish the unit tomorrow. We also had our free reading block in the library.

Social 9A - Today, we finished chapter 4 by looking at the collective rights of The Metis. We had a review block as well. Canada Launches Complaint CE DUE TOMORROW! Chapter 4 Assessment: TOMORROW!

Social 9E - Today, we wrote the chapter 4 assessment. Check Powerschool for your grade soon! Canada Launches Complaint CE DUE TOMORROW!

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Wednesday, February 7th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal
Thursday-Friday February 8-9 - No school for Teacher's Convention

Have a great evening!

TGI... Friday, February 2nd

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B - Today, we completed a film plot diagram for Pixar's Lou.

LA 8E -  No class today! Please make sure you are done grammar units 8 and 9 if you haven't finished yet.

Social 9A - Collective Rights slides presentation due TUESDAY! Complete the Language Rights questions for Monday as well.  Canada Launches Complaint CE DUE Tuesday, Feb 6th Chapter 4 Assessment: Tuesday, February 6th 

Social 9E - Today, we talked about Metis Rights. Please make sure your collective rights booklet is done for Monday. Canada Launches Complaint CE DUE Tuesday, Feb 6th
Chapter 4 Assessment: Monday, February 6th

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Wednesday, February 7th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal
Thursday-Friday February 8-9 - No school for Teacher's Convention

Have a great weekend! Stay Warm!

Thursday, February 1st

Here's what we did today: 

LA 8B - Today, we completed a review on Adjectives and had time to catch up on any missing work.

LA 8E -  Today, we completed a review on Nouns. Please make sure you are done units 8 and 9 if you haven't finished yet.

Social 9A - No class today. Work on your collective rights project if you need to catch up. Canada Launches Complaint CE DUE Tuesday, Feb 6th Chapter 4 Assessment: Tuesday, February 6th 

Social 9E - Today, we had a catch up block for our collective rights booklet. Canada Launches Complaint CE DUE Tuesday, Feb 6th
Chapter 4 Assessment: Monday, February 6th

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Wednesday, February 7th - FLEX Day/Early Dismissal
Thursday-Friday February 8-9 - No school for Teacher's Convention

Have a great evening!