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TGI... Thursday, January 31st

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A , 8C, 8G and 9B - Today, we discussed the Holocaust to help prepare us for Eva Olsson's presentation on Monday. 
Government Shutdown CE due February 6th 

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Friday, February 1st - No School PD Day 
Thursday Feb 7th and Friday Feb 8th - No School Teachers Convention

Have a great weekend! 
Stay warm! 

Wednesday, January 30th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C- Today, we read about the Aztecs Long Migration to Tenochtitlan. Review pages 232-233 if needed. 
Government Shutdown CE due February 6th 

Social 8G - Today, we wrote our chapter 5/6 test. check Powerschool soon for marks. 
Government Shutdown CE due February 6th 


Social 9B - Today, we watched a documentary on Residential Schools in Canada. We also read chapter 10 of Goodbye Buffalo Bay. 
Government Shutdown CE due February 6th 


Important Dates Coming Up: 
Thursday, January 31st (5-8pm) - Parent Teacher Conferences
Friday, February 1st - No School PD Day 
Thursday Feb 7th and Friday Feb 8th - No School Teachers Convention

Have a great evening!

Monday, January 28th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C- Today, we looked at the geography of Mexico and worked on a mapping assignment - due Wednesday. Please review pages 228-229 if needed. 
Canada's New Drunk Driving Law CE due January 29th

Social 8G - Today, we finished up chapter 6 by looking at how European exploration led to citizens of the world.  Chapter 5/6 test on Wednesday, January 30th. 
Canada's New Drunk Driving Law CE due January 29th

Social 9B - Today, we looked at the Indian Act as legislation. Please review pages 137-138 if needed. We also read chapter 9 of Goodbye Buffalo Bay. 
Canada's New Drunk Driving Law CE due January 29th

I am away at a conference tomorrow. 
Important Dates Coming Up: 
Thursday, January 31st (5-8pm) - Parent Teacher Conferences
Friday, February 1st - No School PD Day 
Thursday Feb 7th and Friday Feb 8th - No School Teachers Convention

Have a great evening!

TGI... Friday, January 25th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C- Today, we introduced our new unit and started reading chapter 7. Please review pages 224-226 if needed. Title Page due Monday; Vocab sheet due Tuesday. 
Canada's New Drunk Driving Law CE due January 29th

Social 8G - Today, we discussed European contact with First Nations and expansionism.   Chapter 5/6 test on Wednesday, January 30th. 
Canada's New Drunk Driving Law CE due January 29th

Social 9B - Today, we continued talking about the Numbered Treaties, specifically looking at differing perspectives of treaty 7. Review pages 131-135 if needed. We also read chapter 7 and 8 of Goodbye Buffalo Bay. 
Canada's New Drunk Driving Law CE due January 29th

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Thursday, January 31st (5-8pm) - Parent Teacher Conferences
Friday, February 1st - No School PD Day 
Thursday Feb 7th and Friday Feb 8th - No School Teachers Convention

Have a great weekend! 

Thursday, January 24th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C- Today, we started working on a chapter search and title page activity for our new unit. Due Monday. 
Canada's New Drunk Driving Law CE due January 29th

Social 8G - Today, we discussed Queen Elizabeth I and her desire to send English explorers west.  Chapter 5/6 test on Wednesday, January 30th. 
Canada's New Drunk Driving Law CE due January 29th

Social 9B - Today, we continued talking about the Numbered Treaties, specifically looking at differing perspectives of treaty 6. Review pages 128-130 if needed. We also read chapter 6 of Goodbye Buffalo Bay. 
Canada's New Drunk Driving Law CE due January 29th

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Thursday, January 31st (5-8pm) - Parent Teacher Conferences
Friday, February 1st - No School PD Day 
Thursday Feb 7th and Friday Feb 8th - No School Teachers Convention

Have a great evening!

Wednesday, January 23rd

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C- Today, we wrote our chapter 3 assessment. Please check Powerschool for marks soon! 
Tomorrow, we will be starting Unit 2: Worldviews in Conflict: The Spanish and the Aztec.
Canada's New Drunk Driving Law CE due January 29th

Social 8G - Today, we talked about how mapping became an important way for European explorers to show what they discovered about the world. 
Canada's New Drunk Driving Law CE due January 29th

Social 9B - Today, we continued talking about the Numbered Treaties and listen ed to chapter 5 of Goodbye Buffalo Bay. 
Canada's New Drunk Driving Law CE due January 29th

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Thursday, January 31st (5-8pm) - Parent Teacher Conferences
Friday, February 1st - No School PD Day 
Thursday Feb 7th and Friday Feb 8th - No School Teachers Convention

Have a great evening!

Tuesday, January 22nd

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C- Today, we reviewed material from chapter 3 and talked current events. 
Chapter 3 Assessment: TOMORROW!
Canada's New Drunk Driving Law CE due January 29th

Social 8G - Today, we talked current events and took a look at the impact of European settlement on Indigenous peoples. 
Canada's New Drunk Driving Law CE due January 29th

Social 9B - Today, we talked current events and took a look at Numbered Treaties 1-11 and made summary notes.  
Canada's New Drunk Driving Law CE due January 29th

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Thursday, January 31st (5-8pm) - Parent Teacher Conferences
Friday, February 1st - No School PD Day 
Thursday Feb 7th and Friday Feb 8th - No School Teachers Convention

Have a great evening!

Monday, January 21st

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C- Today, we worked on our Worldview Magazine Project. Be sure to review chapter 3 material for your test on Wednesday. We will review in class tomorrow.
Chapter 3 Assessment: Wednesday, January 23rd. 
Financial Roller-coaster CE due Tuesday, January 22nd

Social 8G - Today, we talked continued talking about European Imperialism, including the terrible costs/impacts of it. Be sure that you are done questions 20-28 in your booklets.  
Financial Roller-coaster CE due Tuesday, January 22nd

Social 9B - Today, we talked about the history behind the Canadian government and First Naiotns groups signing Numbered Treaties, including to help coordinate the building of a cross country railway. Review page 126 if needed. 
Financial Roller-coaster CE due Tuesday, January 22nd

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Thursday, January 31st (5-8pm) - Parent Teacher Conferences
Friday, February 1st - No School PD Day 
Thursday Feb 7th and Friday Feb 8th - No School Teachers Con…

TGI... Friday, January 18th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C- Today, we discussed the concept of European Imperialism. Please review pages 114-115 if needed. Be sure to review material from chapter 3 over the weekend. Imperialism maps due Monday.
Chapter 3 Assessment: Wednesday, January 23rd. 
Financial Roller-coaster CE due Tuesday, January 22nd

Social 8G - Today, we talked about European Imperialism and completed questions 13-19 in our booklets. 
Financial Roller-coaster CE due Tuesday, January 22nd

Social 9B - Today, we started a discussion about Numbered Treaties between the Canadian government and First Nations groups. We will continue to discuss next week, but please review pages 123-125 if needed. 
Financial Roller-coaster CE due Tuesday, January 22nd

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Thursday, January 31st (5-8pm) - Parent Teacher Conferences
Friday, February 1st - No School PD Day 
Thursday Feb 7th and Friday Feb 8th - No School Teachers Convention


Have a great weekend! 
Stay warm :) 

Thursday, January 17th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C- Today, we discussed the exchange of goods during the Renaissance. We also worked on a map showing which nations controlled Africa and Asia during the Age of Exploration. Explorer research due tomorrow; map due Monday. 
Chapter 3 Assessment: Wednesday, January 23rd. 
Financial Roller-coaster CE due Tuesday, January 22nd

Social 8G - Today, we talked about the Treaty of Tordesillas. Finish your explorer research for Friday!
Financial Roller-coaster CE due Tuesday, January 22nd

Social 9B - Today, we learned about the 3 groups that have collective rights in Canada: Aboriginal Peoples (First Nations, Inuit); Francophones; and Metis. 
Financial Roller-coaster CE due Tuesday, January 22nd

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Thursday, January 31st (5-8pm) - Parent Teacher Conferences
Friday, February 1st - No School PD Day 
Thursday Feb 7th and Friday Feb 8th - No School Teachers Convention

Have a great evening!

Wednesday, January 16th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C- Today, we discussed European exploration and the concepts of imperialism and ethnocentrism. Review pages 109-111 if needed. Finish your explorer research for Friday!
Chapter 3 Assessment: Wednesday, January 23rd. 
Financial Roller-coaster CE due Tuesday, January 22nd

Social 8G - Today, we talked about the European's imperialistic view towards other parts of the world. Finish your explorer research for Friday!
Financial Roller-coaster CE due Tuesday, January 22nd

Social 9B - Today, we started chapter 4: Collective Rights in Canada. Review pages 118-119 if needed.
Financial Roller-coaster CE due Tuesday, January 22nd

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Thursday, January 31st (5-8pm) - Parent Teacher Conferences
Friday, February 1st - No School PD Day 
Thursday Feb 7th and Friday Feb 8th - No School Teachers Convention

Have a great evening!

Tuesday, January 15th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A, 8C and 8G - Today, we talked current events and had some class time to work on our Explorer research assignment. It is due Friday. 
Financial Roller-coaster CE due Tuesday, January 22nd

Social 9B - Today, we wrote our chapter 3 assessment. Check Powerschool soon for your marks. 
Financial Roller-coaster CE due Tuesday, January 22nd

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Thursday, January 31st (5-8pm) - Parent Teacher Conferences
Friday, February 1st - No School PD Day 
Thursday Feb 7th and Friday Feb 8th - No School Teachers Convention

Have a great evening!

Monday, January 14th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A, 8C and 8G - Today, we watched a video: The Age of Discovery and were introduced to our Renaissance Explorer research assignment (on Google Classroom). We will continue to work on it tomorrow and it will be due FRIDAY. 
Recruiting Doctors CE due January 15th

Social 9B - Today, did a class review of chapter 3 and spent some time studying independently. Chapter 3 Assessment: TOMORROW!
Recruiting Doctors CE due January 15th

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Thursday, January 31st (5-8pm) - Parent Teacher Conferences
Friday, February 1st - No School PD Day 
Thursday Feb 7th and Friday Feb 8th - No School Teachers Convention

Have a great evening!

TGI... Friday, January 11th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C - Today, we talked about the Age of Exploration and the 4 countries involved in the race for new trade routes: Portugal, Spain, England and France. Please review pages 103-108 if needed and have your assigned questions done for Tuesday. 
Henry the Navigator scroll due Monday! 
Recruiting Doctors CE due January 15th

Social 8G - Today, we talked about European expansion west. Please be sure that you are done up to question 62 in your booklets. 
Recruiting Doctors CE due January 15th

Social 9B - Today, we continued to talk about the charter of rights and freedoms and the workplace. Please review pages 113-115 if needed. Chapter 3 Assessment: TUESDAY!
Recruiting Doctors CE due January 15th

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Thursday, January 31st (5-8pm) - Parent Teacher Conferences
Friday, February 1st - No School PD Day 
Thursday Feb 7th and Friday Feb 8th - No School Teachers Convention

Have a great weekend!

Thursday, January 9th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C - Today, we talked about the impact that Henry the Navigator had on exploration during the Renaissance. Please complete your scroll about his life for Monday.  
Recruiting Doctors CE due January 15th

Social 8G - Today, we talked about European expansion east. Please be sure that you are done up to question 54 in your booklets. 
Recruiting Doctors CE due January 15th

Social 9B - Today, we continued to talk about the charter of rights and freedoms and the law. Please review pages 105-109 if needed. Chapter 3 Assessment: TUESDAY!
Recruiting Doctors CE due January 15th

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Thursday, January 31st (5-8pm) - Parent Teacher Conferences
Friday, February 1st - No School PD Day 
Thursday Feb 7th and Friday Feb 8th - No School Teachers Convention

Have a great evening! 

Wednesday, January 9th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C - Today, we talked about the spirit of exploration. review pages 98-101 if needed and be sure to finish the assigned questions for Friday.  
Recruiting Doctors CE due January 15th

Social 8G - Today, we talked about navigational technology. Please be sure that you are done up to question 40 in your booklets. 
Recruiting Doctors CE due January 15th

Social 9B - Today, we talked about the charter of rights and freedoms and the law. Please review pages 105-109 if needed. Chapter 3 Assessment: TUESDAY!
Recruiting Doctors CE due January 15th

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Thursday, January 31st (5-8pm) - Parent Teacher Conferences
Friday, February 1st - No School PD Day 
Thursday Feb 7th and Friday Feb 8th - No School Teachers Convention

Have a great evening! 

Tuesday, January 8th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C - Today, we talked current events and watched a video to introduce our next topic of study: European Exploration. 
Recruiting Doctors CE due January 15th

Social 8G - Today, we talked current events and discussed European means to explore. Be sure that you are done up to question 38 in your booklets. 
Recruiting Doctors CE due January 15th

Social 9B - Today, we talked current events and discussed the internment of Ukrainians, Italians and Japanese during WWI and WWII in Canada. Please review pages 102-103 if needed. 
Recruiting Doctors CE due January 15th

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Wednesday, January 9th  - Early Dismissal 
Thursday, January 31st (5-8pm) - Parent Teacher Conferences
Friday, February 1st - No School PD Day 
Thursday Feb 7th and Friday Feb 8th - No School Teachers Convention

Have a great evening! 

Happy New Year!

Welcome back everyone! I hope you had a restful holiday break and are ready to get back into a routine of working hard!
Social 8A, 8C and 8G - Today, we completed a question flip review activity for chapters 1 and 2. 

Social 9B - Today, we reviewed the 5 categories of Individual Rights in Canada and read about the Indian Act and Women gaining the right to vote in 1914. Review pages 100-101 if needed. 

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Wednesday, January 9th  - Early Dismissal 
Thursday, January 31st (5-8pm) - Parent Teacher Conferences
Friday, February 1st - No School PD Day 
Thursday Feb 7th and Friday Feb 8th - No School Teachers Convention

Have a great evening!