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Posted: April 15, 2010

8H-8M Language Arts 1. Speeches are completed, sources pages and final copies should be in now. 2. Reading -Students should have 6 books read and tested in AR by June 15...every student has this assignment!   7H-7M Language Arts 1. Same message as Gr.8 Language arts!   8H-8M Social Studies 1. (8M) unit test on Monday, April 19th 2. New unit underway "Cultural Mosaic" -Read pp.80-82 Question: What are some changes that could take place in your life? (brainstorm)   7M Social Studies 1. Projects are in today. 2. Readpp.50-53 Complete the answers to the 4 questions on the sheet (in notebook)  

Posted: April 14, 2010

7H-7M and 8H-8M Language Arts 1. Sources page for speech was due today. This is a marked assignment, and marks are being  deducted as the days pass!   Refer to last night's posting for further homework information.    

Posted: April 13, 2010

Enveolpes signed? Report card signed? Speech- final copy in?   Language Arts 7H-7M and 8H-8M 1. Two more classes of speeches to's presenters were awesome! 2. Students are evaluating speakers (3 per class); this sheet is in their writing notebook with the Oratory Unit work. 3. Students who have yet to present are PRACTICING!!!   8H-8M Social Studies 1. (8H) wrote their unit test today. Complete assignment : Question on change! 2. (8M) will write their test on Monday April 19th (missed classes)   7M Social Studies 1.  Students had a project due April 12th and I have not received all projects! 2.  Have last "in-class" assignment completed for a notebook check Thursday!       (p.50-53 Understanding Poverty  

Posted: April 12, 2010

Grade 7H-7M and 8H-8M Speeches are being presented this week in classes -Students will be evaluating 5 speeches per class -don't forget cue cards -Practice! Practice! Practice!   8H-8M Social Studies 1. (8H) Unit test tomorrow April 13th! 2. (8M) Unit test Monday April 19th

Posted: April 8, 2010

Gr. 7H-7M and 8H-8M Language Arts                   Speech practice! Practice! Practice! Presentations April 13-15   8H-8M Social Studies 1. (8H) Unit test Tuesday review sheet in notebook              Went over all test questions today in class!     (8M) Test  Friday April 16 -review on Monday (test questions)   7M Social Studies 1. Mini-project due Monday 12th! Presentations!  

Posted: April 1, 2010

Enjoy the Easter Weekend! No homework was assigned for Gr.7H-7M or 8H-8M Language Arts   Speeches are being presented April 13-15 in Language Arts classes!   Social Studies 7M -Mini-project due April 12th

Posted: March 26, 2010

Posted: March 26, 2010

Please observe: "EARTH HOUR" -Saturday, March 27th                         -LIGHTS OFF-8:30-9:30 Be aware of the needs of the planet!     8H-8M, 7H-7M Language Arts -SPEECH PRESENTATIONS! 1. Everyone is practising their speech for presentation next Tues.-Thurs. 2. All students are aware of their presentation date, and the consequences of not being prepared. 3. Look over previous postings for further information, and also refer to the Oratory Unit in notebook!

Posted: March 22, 2010

7H-7HM 8H-8M Language Arts 1. Writing and practicing speech 2. A speech presentation date has been assigned to each student, today! 3. Final copy of speech must be in by April 1st (sources page will be added later)    

Posted: March 19, 2010

Gr. 8H-8M,7H-7M Language Arts 1. Speech writing!     Students who wish to conference their speeches must do so before Friday.     Formal speeches are being presented March 30,31 and April1st     Monday, March 22-students will choose their date for presentation.    8H-8M Social Studies 1.(8H) p.74 q.1-2(a) 2.(8M) p.70 (diamonds) p. 72-73 four terms to know (quiz)   7M Language Arts 1. Project (collage or flow chart) 2. Graphic organizer activity must be finished