Mrs. Hawkes - Archive - 08/2012

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Posted: January 12, 2010

8H Language Arts 1. Have your description of a castle (words/phrases only, ready to present in class Wed.   8M Language Arts 1. Complete reading the article ("Christmas Truce") and circle unfamiliar words. 2. Have questions (sheet) on Narrative Poem completed to the best of your ability!   8H-8M Social Studies 1. Questions 1-4 p. 22   7H -7M Language Arts 1. Novel Unit began today, The Silver Sword, Have Chpt. 1 completed. 2. Quiz on prepositions and objects of prepositions . .

Posted: January 11, 2010

7H-7M Language Arts 1. Study prepositions and be able to identify the object of a preposition (Quiz!)   7M Social Studies 1. SQ3R for new Unit on Economic Empowerment "Distribution of Wealth" Chapter 2:     Economies in History     Look over the Chapter and be able to tell (in your own words) what it will discuss.   8H-8M Language Arts 1. Study the elements of a Story (narrative)     Review the types of conflict     Know the terms antagonist and protagonist and be able to explain how they relate to each     other.   8M Social Studies 1. Questions 1-5 p. 22 completed for next class

Posted: January 7, 2010

8H Language Arts 1. Complete the first 5 questions on the narrative poem worksheet 2. Be able to identify three types of conflict in poem   8M Language Arts 1.  Complete the three questions on "magi" story 2. Be able to explain the terms protagonist and antagonist   8M Social Studies 1. Three questions p.20 to be finished for next class   7H Language Arts 1. Have in-class assignment on "The Orchard" poem completed to the best of your ability!   7M Language Arts 1. Be able to identify prepositions and objects of prepositions, for a 5 sentence quiz Friday!   7M Social Studies 1. Continue review for TEST Monday (see review sheet)     Be able to recognize examples of different types of empowerment

Posted: January 6, 2010

Happy New Year! Welcome back!   Time to set some new goals, and honour those resolutions!   8H Language Arts 1. Read the narrative poem and be prepared to look at the conflicts.   8M Language Arts 1. Read the story "The Gift of the Magi"   7H - 7M Language Arts 1. Review the list of prepositions and be prepared to identify prepositions in a reading.  

Posted: December 15, 2009

Christmas Tree lighting cancelled for tonight.   Christmas Concert  9:00am and 12:00 pm   Cafeteria closed December 15th (Wednesday) BRING YOUR LUNCH!!!!!    GYM  -skiing (dress for the weather)   8H and 8M Language Arts 1. Unit being collected (daily notebook) 2. Title page for "War and Remembrance" 3. All notes should be up to date!   8H Social Studies -test signed  

Posted: December 11, 2009

Christmas Tree Lighting on Tuesday night at the school   Reminder: no cafeteria the day of the concert!   MEMOS sent home  -1. Christmas dance                                   -2. School  Achievement results   8H Social Studies 1. Get unit test signed for Monday!   7H Language Arts 1. Have Book Talk writing in on Monday!

Posted: December 9, 2009

Apologies...I have been absent due to illness. But I'm back now, and making a big effort to catch up with, and complete, assignments that were due. They must be submitted before the Christmas holiday begins.   8H-8M Language Arts 1. (8M) Final copy of Soldier's Journal entry is due tomorrow.   Homework will not be assigned from now until Christmas.  All assignments will be worked on in class. If class time is not used wisely, and assignments are not kept up to date, then those students will have "work to be completed at home".    

Posted: December 2, 2009

Gr. 8H-8M SKATING Monday, Dec. 7th   8H-8M Language Arts 1. (8H) Journal entry -final copy due Friday, Dec. 4th or Monday, Dec. 7th ONLY     (8M) Prewriting journal entry -still have film to view first!   8H-8M Social Studies 1. (8M) Unit test tomorrow!     (8H) Four students who missed Tuesday Unit Test must come in at 12:15             on Thursday to do test   7H-7M Language Arts 1. Sentence fluency assignment (correct the sentence to read more fluently) 2. Book Talk : re-assess your final copy, and edit using what we learned in class     today!

Posted: December 1, 2009

8H-8M Language Arts 1. Journal entry for life in the trenches (draft)   8H-8M Soial Studies 1. (8M) Unit Test Thursday   7H-7M Language Arts 1. Book Talk assignment -final copy due Wednesday (tomorrow)

Posted: November 30, 2009

8H-8M Social Studies 1. (8H) Unit test Tuesday (are your 3 quizzes signed?)     (8M) Test will be on Thursday! Tutorial Tuesday 12:15!   8H-8M Language Arts 1. Complete the quick write begun in class "Journal entry- soldier in Afghanistan"   7H-7M Language Arts 1. Reading 2. Studying helping verbs (get quizzes signed!)