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Posted: June 8, 2011

Permission slips-Hopewell Rocks/Fundy   Reminder: MEMO went home reminding parents that              Gr. 8's will be returning              Friday evening at approximately 7:30 pm   Grade 8 Banquet -June 16th                    -signed sheet for #guests must be returned     8H-8M and 7H-7M Language Arts 1. Novel unit test tomorrow! 2. Notebooks being collected    

Posted: May 30, 2011

Grade 8 students:     1. Permission slips and $5.00 (must be in by June 6th)   -Fundy Park/The Rocks Trip Grade 8H-8M   2. PROVINCIAL L.Arts testing -June 1st (Wednesday)               8H-8M and 7H-7M Language Arts 1. Read novel- comprehensive test June 9th 2. Students must complete the assigned work/tasks in class each day     -if work is not finished it becomes homework!   8M Social Studies 1. Unit test on Thursday, June 2nd   7M Social Studies 1. Reviewed for test today 2. Test scheduled for Thursday, June 2nd      

Posted: May 25, 2011

8H-8M Language Arts 1. Novel Unit  Cowboys Don't Cry begun yesterday (books in baggies) 2. Novel must be read by June 9th (AR testing)    (16 days-20 chapters -at least two chapters per day-LOTS of time!!) 3. (8M)-Complete working with the poem using the strategy sheet   7M Language Arts 1. Begin novel today The Hand of Robin Squires 2. Poetry review "The Pirate Don Dirk of Dowdee"     -complete working with the poem following the strategy sheet 3. Novel must be completed for June 9th-AR testing      Read every night and every class reading period-   7H Language Arts 1. Complete K-W-L Chart for pirates 2. Read the poem "Pirate Don Dirk of Dowdee" and     complete each part of the strategy sheet.

Posted: May 11, 2011

MEMO:  $3.00 for play Thursday am   8H-8M and 7H-7M Language Arts 1. Writing assignment on Dale Lang presentation (bullying)     is due Thursday-unlined paper (scored for presentation)     8H Social Studies 1. notebooks being collected-p.78 Q3 being scored

Posted: May 9, 2011

MEMO:  $3.00 for Play    7H-7M and 8H-8M Language Arts 1. Prewriting (ideas) and organization (essay)     on response to Dale Lang presentation on     bullying. (In writing notebook-draft)   8H-8M Social Studies 1. Refer to last blog on Soc. St.  

Posted: May 4, 2011

MEMO:  No school Thursday, May 5th and Friday, May 6th                                                Play "13" May 12th- $3.00 required (JMH)    8H-8M and 7M-7H Language Arts 1. Eric Wilson assignment (final copy) due Monday, May 9th 2. Refer to the assignment sheet-most work was completed in     class, but "book blurb" assignment must be on unlined paper     and attached to the other assignments.   8H-8M Social Studies 1. (8H) Complete the assignment started in class time, Tuesday.             There were several questions to be answered (refer to sheet in notebook)     (8M) Have assignments from last class completed.          

Posted: April 28, 2011

8H-8M Language Arts 1. (8M) Look over "What's Fair" sheets-questions for discussion              Complete q. 1-10 (except #5-mood) if not completed in class.   8H-8M Social Studies 1. (8H) Complete the question #1-2(a) p.78             Review terms for a quiz 2. (8M) Complete Q. #2(a), 4 p.74             Review terms for a quiz    7M Social Studies 1. Complete the assignment if not completed in class     Board- Read p. 60-62     Define terms and answer "Wich economic sector(s)     do you think you are most suited for?

Posted: April 20, 2011

7H-7M and 8H-8M Language Arts 1. Last group of students presenting speeches tomorrow!     2. Speak-Off contestants -practice impromptus

Posted: April 19, 2011

7H-7M and 8H-8M Language Arts 1. Students are presenting speeches this week 2. Homework- is to be well prepared for your presentation!  

Posted: April 18, 2011

7H-7M and 8H-8M Language Arts 1. Speeches are being presented this week! 2. Those who are not prepared for their presentation date      are penalized marks, and moved to the end of the speaker's list. 3. Those students interested in  the "Speak-off" April 26th must     meet with me by Wednesday April 20th. Decisions on speakers     will be made by Thursday!

Posted: April 14, 2011

7H-7M and 8H-8M Language Arts   Refer to yesterday's blog posting.

Posted: April 14, 2011

7H-7M and 8H-8M Language Arts   Refer to yesterday's blog posting.

Posted: April 13, 2011

7H-7M and 8H-8M Language Arts 1. SPEECHES- final copy, with formal title page and sources page                           due Friday, April 15th 2. Each student had the opportunity to meet with me today in class (computer lab)     to check that their sources page was in order (not everyone chose to check) 3. Each student has been assigned their presentation date for the speech     (Dateswere drawn in class April 11th, for presenting April 18, 19, 20,or 21) 4. Refer to "how to deliver a speech" notes for practice suggestions!    

Posted: April 11, 2011

7H-7M and 8H-8M Language Arts 1. Students received a revision checklist for their speech     -they are to revise the speech and prepare their FINAL copy to be      submitted on Friday, April 15th     -students selected their presentation date today in class     -Not being prepared to present on their date       will mean ( -10) for each time they are asked to present and are unprepared     -classtime is at a premium!   Social Studies 7M-8M-8H 1. See blog for last day    

Posted: April 8, 2011

7H-7M and 8H-8M Language Arts 1. Draft of speech must be in class Monday     ( we will be working on revision of speeches) 2. Final copy-formally presented due Friday, April 15th       -white unlined paper       -formal title page       -sources cited page (properly presented- Value: 10)   8H-8M Social Studies 1. Complete the assigned work from last class     8H-p.72 Q1(a), 2.     8M-sheet on focused reading -answer all questions