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Thursday, May 30th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C: Today, continued watching the film, The Last Samurai. 
Chapter 5 assessment: Monday, June 3rd 

Social 8G: Today, we started chapter 14: Edo Period of isolation. 

Social 9B: Today, we continued to work on our political parties research assignment. We also had free time to catch up on the chapter 8 booklet, current events and had study time for our chapter 8 test. 
Chapter 8 assessment: Monday, June 3rd 

Important Dates Coming Up:
Friday, May 31st - Activity Day @ WEM
Wednesday, June 5th - Early Dismissal and ALL CE DUE 

Wednesday, May 29th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C: Today, continued watching the film, The Last Samurai. 
Chapter 5 assessment: Monday, June 3rd 

Social 8G: Today, we wrote our chapter 13 assessment. Check Powerschool soon for your grades. 

Social 9B: Today, we continued talking about political parties and their platforms. We worked on a research assignment on google Classroom about Canada's 5 main federal political parties. Please be sure it is turned in by Friday! 

Important Dates Coming Up:
Friday, May 31st - Activity Day @ WEM
Wednesday, June 5th - Early Dismissal and ALL CE DUE 


Monday, May 27th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C: Today, we read about how Japan began to modernize, including the impact of the Iwakura mission. Please review pages 184-187 if needed. 
Chapter 5 assessment: Monday, June 3rd 

Social 8G: Today, we finished chapter 13 and read about Japan's first contact with western countries. Chapter 13 assessment is on Wednesday. 

Social 9B: Today, we wrote a paragraph about which healthcare system we think is better: private versus public. We also spent some time looking at political party platforms. Please review pages 286-287 if needed. 


Important Dates Coming Up:
Friday, May 31st - Activity Day @ WEM
Wednesday, June 5th - Early Dismissal and ALL CE DUE

Thursday, May 23rd

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C: Today, we read about ho Japan's Political system changed during the Meiji period. We started to work on our charter oath activity. Please review pages 180-183 if needed. 

Social 8G: Today, we talked about the role of peasants, merchants, artisans and outcasts in Japanese society. 

Social 9B: Today, we finished watching the documentary film, Sicko, which presents some of the differences between public and private health care systems. 

All Students: WEM Activity Day Permission Forms are now on Powerschool. Please fill out ASAP to ensure a spot! 
Important Dates Coming Up:
Friday, May 31st - Activity Day @ WEM
Wednesday, June 5th - Early Dismissal and ALL CE DUE

Wednesday, May 22nd

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C: Today, we read about how Japan responded to all the pressure to open their borders. Please review pages 177-179 if needed. 

Social 8G: Today, we talked about the strict roles in Japanese society, including the samurai code of Bushido. 

Social 9B: Today, we continued watching the documentary film, Sicko, which presents some of the differences between public and private health care systems. 

All Students: WEM Activity Day Permission Forms are now on Powerschool. Please fill out ASAP to ensure a spot! 
Important Dates Coming Up:
Friday, May 31st - Activity Day @ WEM
Wednesday, June 5th - Early Dismissal and ALL CE DUE 

Thursday, May 16th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C: Today, we read about the influence of the USA on Japan opening it's borders. Please review pages 171-173 if needed. 
Flooding in Ontario CE due May 21st

Social 8G: Today, we started reading chapter 13, Japan Under the Shogun.
Flooding in Ontario CE due May 21st

Social 9B: Today, compared the healthcare systems of Canada and the United States. Please review pages 276-277 if needed.

All Students: WEM Activity Day Permission Forms are now on Powerschool. Please fill out ASAP to ensure a spot! 
Important Dates Coming Up:
Friday, May 17th - No School PD Day
Monday, May 20 - No School Victoria Day 
Tuesday, May 21st - ELJHS Track Day
Friday, May 31st - Activity Day @ WEM

Have a great LONG weekend! 
*Dress weather appropriate for Tuesday's Track Day! 
(hat, sunscreen, bring water, $ for concession, snacks)

Tuesday, May 14th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C: Today, we started looking at Chapter 5 - What Factors Influenced Change in Meiji Japan? Please review pages 164-167 if needed.  
Flooding in Ontario CE due May 21st

Social 8G: Today, we finished chapter 12. Quiz is tomorrow! 
Flooding in Ontario CE due May 21st

Social 9B: Today, we talked about different types of Social Programs. Please review pages 270-272 if needed.

All Students: WEM Activity Day Permission Forms are now on Powerschool. Please fill out ASAP to ensure a spot! 
Important Dates Coming Up:
Friday, May 17th - No School PD Day
Monday, May 20 - No School Victoria Day 
Tuesday, May 21st - ELJHS Track Day
Friday, May 31st - Activity Day @ WEM

Have a great evening!

Monday, May 13th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C: Today, we wrote our chapter 4 assessment. Check Powerschool for grades soon! 
Flooding in Ontario CE due May 21st

Social 8G: Today, we talked about how Japan was a self-sufficient country, farming rice and gathering fish and seaweed from the sea.  
Flooding in Ontario CE due May 21st

Social 9B: Today, we started our next unit of study: Social Programs. We read pages 266-267 and worked on a pre-test and vocabulary activity. 

Important Dates Coming Up:
Friday, May 17th - No School PD Day
Monday, May 20 - No School Victoria Day 
Tuesday, May 21st - ELJHS Track Day
Friday, May 31st - Activity Day @ WEM

Have a great evening!

TGI... Friday, May 10th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C: Today, we talked current events and did a review for our chapter 4 assessment. 
Chapter 4 assessment: Monday, May 13th.
Flooding in Ontario CE due May 21st

Social 8G: Today, we talked current events and continued looking at videos about Japan's earthquakes and tsunamis. 
Flooding in Ontario CE due May 21st

Social 9B: No class today as you wrote your ELA PAT Part A. 

Important Dates Coming Up:
Friday, May 17th - No School PD Day
Monday, May 20 - No School Victoria Day 
Tuesday, May 21st - ELJHS Track Day
Friday, May 31st - Activity Day @ WEM

Have a great evening!

Thursday, May 9th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C: Today, we discussed foreign influence on Japan, despite having their borders closed and continued to work on our Popular Culture projects. They are due Monday. 
Chapter 4 assessment: Monday, May 13th.
Cathedral in Flames CE due May 10th

Social 8G: Today, we talked about the challenging side of Japan's geography and climate: earthquakes, typhoons, and tsunamis. 
Cathedral in Flames CE due May 10th

Social 9B: Today, we finished watching the documentary: Consuming Kids. 
Chapter 7 assessment: Wednesday! 
Cathedral in Flames CE due May 10th

Important Dates Coming Up:
Friday, May 10 - Grade 9 ELA PAT Part A
Friday, May 17th - No School PD Day
Monday, May 20 - No School Victoria Day 
Tuesday, May 21st - ELJHS Track Day
Friday, May 31st - Activity Day @ WEM

Have a great evening!

Wednesday, May 8th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A: Today, we continued to work on our Popular Culture projects. They are due Monday. 
Chapter 4 assessment: Monday, May 13th.
Cathedral in Flames CE due May 10th

Social 8C: Today, we started working on a Popular culture of Edo Japan project. It is on google Classroom and is due Monday.  
Chapter 4 assessment: Monday, May 13th.
Cathedral in Flames CE due May 10th

Social 8G: Today, we talked about the beauty of Japan's natural elements, including cherry blossom trees. 
Cathedral in Flames CE due May 10th

Social 9B: Today, we wrote our chapter 7 assessment. 
Chapter 7 assessment: Wednesday! 
Cathedral in Flames CE due May 10th

Important Dates Coming Up:
Friday, May 10 - Grade 9 ELA PAT Part A
Friday, May 17th - No School PD Day
Monday, May 20 - No School Victoria Day 
Tuesday, May 21st - ELJHS Track Day
Friday, May 31st - Activity Day @ WEM


Have a great evening!

Tuesday, May 7th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A: Today, we learned about Japan's Three Metropolises and started working on our Popular culture slides presentations. Due Monday. 
Chapter 4 assessment: Monday, May 13th.
Cathedral in Flames CE due May 10th

Social 8C: Today, we learned about Japan's Three Metropolises and how communities started to change.  Chapter 4 assessment: Monday, May 13th.
Cathedral in Flames CE due May 10th

Social 8G: Today, we talked about Japan's geography and worked on a mapping activity. 
Cathedral in Flames CE due May 10th

Social 9B: Today, we did a review of chapter 7.  
Chapter 7 assessment: Wednesday! 
Cathedral in Flames CE due May 10th

Important Dates Coming Up:
Friday, May 10 - Grade 9 ELA PAT Part A
Thursday, May 16th - ELJHS Track Day
Friday, May 17th - No School PD Day
Monday, May 20 - No School Victoria Day 
Friday, May 31st - Activity Day @ WEM

Have a great evening!

Monday, May 6th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A: Today, we finished watching a video: The Age of the Shoguns. 
Chapter 4 assessment: Monday, May 13th.
Cathedral in Flames CE due May 10th

Social 8C: Today, we watched a documentary about Edo Japan: The Age of the Shoguns. Chapter 4 assessment: Monday, May 13th.
Cathedral in Flames CE due May 10th

Social 8G: Today, we started our new unit: Japan. We read about Japanese creation stories and how they were known as the land of the rising dun. 
Cathedral in Flames CE due May 10th

Social 9B: Today, we watched a documentary, Made in Bangladesh about the Rana Plaza factory collapse in 2013. Chapter 7 assessment: Wednesday! 
Cathedral in Flames CE due May 10th

Important Dates Coming Up:
Friday, May 10 - Grade 9 ELA PAT Part A
Thursday, May 16th - ELJHS Track Day
Friday, May 17th - No School PD Day
Monday, May 20 - No School Victoria Day 
Friday, May 31st - Activity Day @ WEM

Have a great evening!

Friday, May 3rd

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A: Today, we talked current events and started watching a video: The Age of the Shoguns. 
Cathedral in Flames CE due May 10th

Social 8C: Today, we talked current events and looked at the social systems of Edo Japan. Please have the questions done for Monday. 
Cathedral in Flames CE due May 10th

Social 8G: Today, we discussed current events and had time to work on our chapter booklets. Please hand in your booklets on Monday. 
Cathedral in Flames CE due May 10th

Social 9B: Today, we discussed current events and had time to catch up on assignments. 
Cathedral in Flames CE due May 10th

Important Dates Coming Up:
Friday, May 10 - Grade 9 ELA PAT Part A
Thursday, May 16th - ELJHS Track Day
Friday, May 17th - No School PD Day
Monday, May 20 - No School Victoria Day 
Friday, May 31st - Activity Day @ WEM

Have a great weekend!

Wednesday, May 1st

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A: Today, we talked about the political structure of Edo Japan. Please review pages 138-140 if needed. Have questions done for Thursday. 
Black Hole CE due May 3rd

Social 8C: Today, we talked about why Japan decided to isolate themselves. Please review pages 132-133 if needed.  Questions are due Thursday. 
Black Hole CE due May 3rd

Social 8G: Today, we discussed more changes that happened to Spanish and Aztec worldview after the Aztec were conquered. 
Black Hole CE due May 3rd

Social 9B: Today, we discussed the impacts of consumerism on economy and government decision making. Please review pages 257-261 if needed.  
Black Hole CE due May 3rd

Important Dates Coming Up:
Friday, May 10 - Grade 9 ELA PAT Part A
Thursday, May 16th - ELJHS Track Day
Friday, May 17th - No School PD Day
Monday, May 20 - No School Victoria Day 
Friday, May 31st - Activity Day @ WEM

Have a great evening!