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Happy Halloween!

Here's what we did today: 

8A  - Today, we worked on our chapter 1 project - The Greatest Italian City-state and talked about current events.
Chapter 1 Test - Tuesday, November 6th
Legalization of Marijuana Current Event due November 8th

8C -Today, we worked on our chapter 1 project - The Greatest Italian City-state and talked about current events.
Chapter 1 Test - Tuesday, November 6th
Legalization of Marijuana Current Event due November 8th

8G - Today, we talked about current events and started working on our chapter 1 project: making a poster for the greatest Italian city-state. Chapter 1 Test Wednesday, November 7th
Legalization of Marijuana Current Event due November 8th

Grade 8s need to study: 


9B - Today, we completed our chapter 1 assessment. Check Powerschool for marks soon!
Ebola Outbreak CE due November 5th. 

Important Dates coming up: 
Me to We: We Scare Hunger Drive (Food bank donations) - October 1st to October 31st
Thursday, November 1st - No School - PD Day 
Wednesday, November 7…

Tuesday, October 30th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  - Today, we worked on our chapter 1 project - The Greatest Italian City-state!
Chapter 1 Test - Tuesday, November 6th
Ebola Outbreak Current Event due October 31st 

8C -Today, we worked on our chapter 1 project - The Greatest Italian City-state!
Chapter 1 Test - Tuesday, November 6th
Ebola Outbreak Current Event due October 31st 

8G - Today, we read about the city-state of Genoa and worked on our chapter questions. You should be done ALL questions in the booklet for Monday. Chapter 1 Test Wednesday, November 7th
Ebola Outbreak Current Event due October 31st 

9B - Today, we continued working on our chapter 1 slides project and studied for our chpater 1 test. Chapter 1 Test - TOMORROW!
Ebola Outbreak CE due November 5th. 

Important Dates coming up: 
Me to We: We Scare Hunger Drive (Food bank donations) - October 1st to October 31st
Thursday, November 1st - No School - PD Day 
Wednesday, November 7th - Early Dismissal 
Monday, November 12th - No School: Remembrance Da…

Monday, October 29th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  - Today, we talked about the city-state of Genoa and were introduced to our Greatest City-State assignment (on Google Classroom).
Chapter 1 Test - Tuesday, November 6th
Ebola Outbreak Current Event due October 31st 

8C -Today, we talked about the city-state of Genoa and were introduced to our Greatest City-State assignment (on Google Classroom).
Chapter 1 Test - Tuesday, November 6th
Ebola Outbreak Current Event due October 31st 

8G - Today, we finished talking about Venice (p. 39-41) and watched a documentary about the great city-state. Be sure that you are done up to question 58 in your booklets.Chapter 1 Test Wednesday, November 7th
Ebola Outbreak Current Event due October 31st 

9B - Today, we went through a review of chapter 1. Please be sure that you are taking time to review concepts and vocabulary at home. Chapter 1 Test - Wednesday, October 31st
USMCA Trade Deal Current Event due tomorrow!

Important Dates coming up: 
Me to We: We Scare Hunger Drive (Food…

TGI... Friday, October 26th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  - Today, we watched a video about the city-state of Venice and played a game of Kahoot!
Chapter 1 Test - Tuesday, November 6th
Ebola Outbreak Current Event due October 31st 

8C -Today, we watched a video about the city-state of Venice and played a game of Kahoot!
Chapter 1 Test - Tuesday, November 6th
Ebola Outbreak Current Event due October 31st 

8G - Today, we corrected our Florence booklet questions and started reading about Venice (p.37-38). Be sure that you are done up to question 54 in your booklets.Chapter 1 Test Wednesday, November 7th
Ebola Outbreak Current Event due October 31st 

9B - Today, we discussed the role of Lobbyists and Lobby groups in government decision making. Chapter 1 Test - Wednesday, October 31st
USMCA Trade Deal Current Event due tomorrow!

Important Dates coming up: 
Me to We: We Scare Hunger Drive (Food bank donations) - October 1st to October 31st
Thursday, November 1st - No School - PD Day 
Wednesday, November 7th - Early Dismissal 
M…

Thursday, October 25th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  - Today, we continued talking about the city-state of Venice (p. 39-41). You should now be done your notes about Florence and Venice.
Ebola Outbreak Current Event due October 31st 

8C -Today, we continued talking about the city-state of Venice (p. 39-41). You should now be done your notes about Florence and Venice.
Ebola Outbreak Current Event due October 31st 

8G - Today, we continued talking about the city-state of Florence (p.34-36).  We also watched a video that showcased important facts about the great city-state.
Ebola Outbreak Current Event due October 31st 

9B - Today, we discussed the role of Lobbyists and Lobby groups in government decision making. Chapter 1 Test - Tuesday, October 30th
USMCA Trade Deal Current Event due tomorrow!

Important Dates coming up: 
Me to We: We Scare Hunger Drive (Food bank donations) - October 1st to October 31st
Thursday, November 1st - No School - PD Day 
Wednesday, November 7th - Early Dismissal 
Monday, November 12th - No…

Wednesday, October 24th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  -  Today, we talked about current events and read information on the city-state of Venice (p. 37-38). Add notes to your organizer about this great city-state. 
Ebola Outbreak Current Event due October 31st 

8C -Today, we talked about current events and read information on the city-state of Venice (p. 37-38). Add notes to your organizer about this great city-state. 
Ebola Outbreak Current Event due October 31st 

8G - Today, we talked about current events and read information on the city-state of Florence (p.34-36). 
Ebola Outbreak Current Event due October 31st 

9B - Today, we discussed the role of media in relaying information about government decision making to the public. 
USMCA Trade Deal Current Event due October 26th

Important Dates coming up: 
Me to We: We Scare Hunger Drive (Food bank donations) - October 1st to October 31st
Thursday, November 1st - No School - PD Day 
Wednesday, November 7th - Early Dismissal 
Monday, November 12th - No School: Remembranc…

Tuesday, October 23rd

Here's what we did today: 

8A  -  Today, we watched a video about how Florence became the center of the Renaissance and gathered evidence from the text (p.34026) about their political/economic systems, culture and social systems. 
USMCA Trade Deal Current Event due October 24th

8C - Today, we watched a video about how Florence became the center of the Renaissance and gathered evidence from the text (p.34026) about their political/economic systems, culture and social systems. 
USMCA Trade Deal Current Event due October 24th

8G - Today, we read pages 29-32 about how city-states started to grow. Make sure that you are done up to question 41 in your chapter 1 booklet. 
USMCA Trade Deal Current Event due October 24th

9B - Today, we discussed the role of Aboriginal groups in government decision making. We read an article about the act of reconciliation. 
USMCA Trade Deal Current Event due October 26th

Important Dates coming up: 
Me to We: We Scare Hunger Drive (Food bank donations) - October 1st …

Monday, October 22nd

Here's what we did today: 

8A  -  Today, we started looking at the growth of 3 city-states in Italy; we focused on Florence today and will continue learning more tomorrow. 
USMCA Trade Deal Current Event due October 24th

8C - Today, we started looking at the growth of 3 city-states in Italy; we focused on Florence today and will continue learning more tomorrow. 
USMCA Trade Deal Current Event due October 24th

8G - Today, we completed our first quiz. Check Powerschool for your marks soon! 
USMCA Trade Deal Current Event due October 24th

9B - Today, we talked about current political parties in Canada. We did some research to find out who the leaders are and a little bit about each party. 
USMCA Trade Deal Current Event due October 26th

Important Dates coming up: 
Me to We: We Scare Hunger Drive (Food bank donations) - October 1st to October 31st
Thursday, November 1st - No School - PD Day 
Wednesday, November 7th - Early Dismissal 
Monday, November 12th - No School: Remembrance Day

Have a great e…

Thursday, October 18th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  -  Today, we completed an activity on how the growth of cities (after the Black Death) spurred the spreading of new ideas. 
USMCA Trade Deal Current Event due October 24th

8C - Today, we completed an activity on how the growth of cities (after the Black Death) spurred the spreading of new ideas. 
USMCA Trade Deal Current Event due October 24th

8G - Today, we watch a documentary about the Black Plague.  Make sure that you are done up to question 33 in your chapter 1 booklet. QUIZ on Monday - please review the topics and terms we discussed in class today. 
USMCA Trade Deal Current Event due October 24th

9B - Today, we talked about current events. We also had some time to work on our chapter 1 projects. 
USMCA Trade Deal Current Event due October 26th

Important Dates coming up: 
Friday, October 19th - No School PD Day
Me to We: We Scare Hunger Drive (Food bank donations) - October 1st to October 31st


Have a great weekend! 

Wednesday, October 17th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  -  Today, we completed our quiz on the beginnings of the Renaissance. Please check Powerschool soon for marks! We also received our new current events. 
USMCA Trade Deal Current Event due October 24th

8C - Today, we completed our quiz on the beginnings of the Renaissance. Please check Powerschool soon for marks! We also received our new current events. 
USMCA Trade Deal Current Event due October 24th

8G - Today, we talked about the Black Plague.  Make sure that you are done up to question 33 in your chapter 1 booklet. 
USMCA Trade Deal Current Event due October 24th

9B - Today, we were introduced to our chapter 1 project - it is posted on Google Classroom. You will be completing a slides presentation on the federal government of Canada. 
Indonesian Earthquake Current Event due October 18th

Important Dates coming up: 
Thursday, October 18th - Parent Teacher Conferences 5-8pm
Me to We: We Scare Hunger Drive (Food bank donations) - October 1st to October 31st

Have …

Tuesday, October 16th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  -  Today, we watched a short documentation on the Black Plague and did research on a contagious illness. Quiz on what we have done so far on WEDNESDAY! 
Indonesian Earthquake Current Event due tomorrow (extension)

8C - Today, we watched a short documentation on the Black Plague and did research on a contagious illness. Quiz on what we have done so far on WEDNESDAY! 
Indonesian Earthquake Current Event due tomorrow (extension)

8G - Today, we talked about current events and worked on our chapter 1 vocabulary activities. 
USMCA Trade Deal Current Event due October 24th

9B - Today, we researched bills/laws that have recently been discussed by parliament. 
Indonesian Earthquake Current Event due October 18th

Important Dates coming up: 
Thursday, October 18th - Parent Teacher Conferences 5-8pm
Me to We: We Scare Hunger Drive (Food bank donations) - October 1st to October 31st


Have a great evening! 

Monday, October 15th

Here's what we did over the past few days... 
*I was away at a conference Thursday and Friday! 

8A  -  Today, we talked about The Black Plague. We will continue tomorrow. Quiz on what we have done so far on WEDNESDAY! 
Last week we looked at the social structure during the Middle Ages: The Feudal System. 
Indonesian Earthquake Current Event due October 16th.

8C - Today, we talked about The Black Plague. We will continue tomorrow.Quiz on what we have done so far on WEDNESDAY! 
Last week we looked at the social structure during the Middle Ages: The Feudal System. 
Indonesian Earthquake Current Event due October 16th.

8G - Today, we talked about the social structure during the Middle Ages: The Feudal System. We also started to work on our chapter 1 vocabulary activities.
Indonesian Earthquake Current Event due October 16th.

9B - Today, we reviewed how a bill becomes a law and completed some activities in our booklets. 
Indonesian Earthquake Current Event due October 18th

Important Dates coming u…

Tuesday, October 9th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  -  Today, we talked about current events. We also read about the Children's Crusade and started making a poster about it. We will work on it tomorrow!  
Indonesian Earthquake Current Event due October 16th.

8C - Today, we talked about current events. We also read about the Children's Crusade and started making a poster about it. We will work on it tomorrow!  
Indonesian Earthquake Current Event due October 16th.

8G - Today, we read about how the Renaissance began, including talking about the Crusades (p.19-21). We also started to work on our chapter 1 vocabulary activities.
Indonesian Earthquake Current Event due October 16th.

9B - Today, we reviewed the legislative branch by completing a 4 question quiz. We also read about the Judicial branch and started an activity about the three branches put together. We will continue tomorrow. 
CRA Scam Current Event due October 11th

Important Dates coming up: 
Thursday, October 18th - Parent Teacher Conferences 5…

TGI... Friday, October 5th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  -  Today, we watched a documentary on the first Crusade. Please be sure you have added notes to your study guide and worked on your vocabulary tracking sheet! 
CRA Scam Current Event due October 9th. 

8C - Today, we watched a documentary on the first Crusade. Please be sure you have added notes to your study guide and worked on your vocabulary tracking sheet! 
CRA Scam Current Event due October 9th. 

8G - Today, we looked at the role of the Islamic civilization in spreading ideas. (p.18) We also started to work on our chapter 1 vocabulary activities.
CRA Scam Current Event due October 9th.  

9B - Today, we talked about the Senate and the role of Senators. Make sure that you are caught up on your booklet questions. 
CRA Scam Current Event due October 11th

Important Dates coming up: 
Monday, October 8th - No School (Thanksgiving)
Thursday, October 18th - Parent Teacher Conferences 5-8pm
Me to We: We Scare Hunger Drive (Food bank donations) - October 1st to October…

Thursday, October 4th

Here's what we did today: 

8A  -  Today, we discussed the beginnings of the Renaissance (p.19-21). Please be sure you have added notes to your study guide and worked on your vocabulary tracking sheet! 
CRA Scam Current Event due October 9th. 

8C - Today, we discussed the beginnings of the Renaissance (p.19-21). Please be sure you have added notes to your study guide and worked on your vocabulary tracking sheet! 
CRA Scam Current Event due October 9th. 

8G - Today, we looked at the Silk Road and it's impact on spreading ideas, knowledge, and goods throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia. (p.16-17)
CRA Scam Current Event due October 9th.  

9B - Today, we talked about the difference between a minority and majority government. Make sure that you are caught up on your booklet questions. 
CRA Scam Current Event due October 11th

Important Dates coming up: 
Monday, October 8th - No School (Thanksgiving)
Thursday, October 18th - Parent Teacher Conferences 5-8pm
Me to We: We Scare Hunger Drive …

Wednesday, October 3rd

Here's what we did today: 

8A  -  Today, we continued talking about the Silk Road and read about the influence of the Islamic civilization (p.18)
CRA Scam Current Event due October 9th. 

8C - Today, we continued talking about the Silk Road and read about the influence of the Islamic civilization (p.18)
CRA Scam Current Event due October 9th. 

8G - Today , we looked at the focus questions for chapter 1 and created a note taking sheet for the chapter. We also continued to work on our title page - due tomorrow!
CRA Scam Current Event due October 9th.  

9B - Today, we talked about current events. 
CRA Scam Current Event due October 11th

Important Dates coming up: 
Wednesday, October 3rd - Early Dismissal (2:20pm) and Awards Night (7pm at the Maclab)
Monday, October 8th - No School (Thanksgiving)
Me to We: We Scare Hunger Drive (Food bank donations) - October 1st to October 31st


Have a great evening!

Tuesday, October 2nd

Here's what we did yesterday AND today: 

8A  -  Yesterday, we talked about current events and started a discussion about the Silk Road. Today, we watched a documentary about the Silk Road and wrote down 10 interesting facts. 
CRA Scam Current Event due October 9th. 

8C - Yesterday, we talked about current events and started a discussion about the Silk Road. Today, we watched a documentary about the Silk Road and wrote down 10 interesting facts. 
CRA Scam Current Event due October 9th. 

8G - Yesterday, we talked about current events and started a discussion about chapter 1. Today we worked on completing a title page for our Renaissance unit. Due Thursday.
CRA Scam Current Event due October 9th.  

9B - Today, we reviewed the role of the house of commons and talked about what makes a minority and majority government. Please be sure that your booklet notes and assigned questions are done for tomorrow.
Hurricane Florence CE questions are due October 3rd

Important Dates coming up: 
Wednesday, Oct…