Posted: November 10, 2009
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No School Wednesday, November 11th 8H-8M Language Arts 1. Read for Book Report due Nov. 26th 2. Have information sheets (War and Remembrance unit) completed 8H-8M Social Studies 1. (8H) complete p. 13 q. 1-5 for Thursday (began in class today) 2. (8M) Don't forget essay is due next class! 7H-7M Language Arts 1. Review subject /predicate 2. Read your novel 7M Social Studies 1. Presentation of projects on Thursday (no one came in to work at noon or after school (on computers) so I assume that everyone has their project ready)
Posted: November 9, 2009
Remembrance Ceremony tomorrow morning @10 am Students wear red for Tuesday! 8H-8M Language Arts 1. Have all information sheets completed for Thursday 2. Book Report due November 26th (outline given today in notebooks) 8H-8M Social Studies 1. (8M) Answer question about aerial photo vs. map 2. Both classes have essay on "How I will use what I've learned in Soc.St. in my life" Due date: next class! 7H-7M Language Arts 1. Go over notes on subject and predicate 2. Read 7M Social Studies 1. All questions on "Disempowerment" must be answered in notebooks (we corrected these today) 2. Projects will be presented on Thursday. Students needing to use a school computer to complete thuis assignment should be in at noon on Tuesday with Mrs.Hawkes
Posted: November 4, 2009
8H Homeroom- reports returned signed - reflection sheet completed and signed - writing envelope signed and returned 8H-8M Language Arts 1. (8H) final copy of business letter (8M) no homework 8H-8M Social Studies 1. (8H) Essay on "How what I've learned in social studies will benefit me later in my life." 7H-7M Language Arts 1. Have all language skills sheets completed (all were assigned over time-daily notebook) -be prepared to use them for a review of skills before the unit test next week !
Posted: November 3, 2009
Report cards were sent home today! :) Grade 8H students have a Reflection sheet to be completed and returned for Wednesday. 8H-8M Language Arts 1. Writing envelopes to be returned signed 2. Business letter (Better copy) for Wed (8H) (Final copy) for Wed. (8M) if not already passed in. 8H-8M Social Studies 1. Work on Street maps (text) to be completed 2. (8H) Essay due Friday (approx. 1 page) "How what I learn in Soc. St. will be important in my life." 3. Final copy of poem to be completed in computer lab tomorrow. 7H-7M Language Arts 1. Final copy of poem to be completed in computer lab (Wed.) 2. Have homonym work ready to check (see packet)
Posted: November 2, 2009
Grade 8H-8M have brought samples of their writing home tonight. There is a Writing Rubric Information package in each envelope. Parents are asked to go over the writing examples, and the rubric, to familiarize themselves with "how" writing is being scored. Please sign on the envelope and return it (and contents) Any questions? I'll be happy to help! Just contact me at the shool, or leave a message, and I will return your call. M. Hawkes (627-4074) 8H-8M Language Arts 1. (8M) business letter 2nd draft with heading and inside address (8H) business letter 1st draft 8H-8M Social Studies 1. Go over unit in text for class. Reading topographic codes 7H-7M Language Arts 1. A better copy of your descriptive poem (provide a title) 2. Work at completing work from Thursday's class (Hallowe'en packet -homoyms, skeleton of a story)
Posted: October 29, 2009
Hallowe'en Dance tonight 7-9pm 7H-7M Language Arts 1. (7H) Poem draft due Monday (See outline given in class today) 2. Both classes -review common nouns and proper nouns Lesson 28) -review adverbs (Lesson 53) 8H-8M Language Arts 1. Draft of letter assigned Wednesday (writing notebook) 8H-8M Social Studies 1. Read over unit in text (pp. 8-11) Always come to class prepared for a quiz!
Posted: October 27, 2009
Varsity Girls' Soccer Jamboree all day Wednesday at Dr. Losier School. Good Luck girls! 7H-7M Language Arts 1. Complete and review Lesson 33 (linking verbs) and Lesson 35 (verb phrases) 2. This is information to be studied, memorized! Work at it! 7M Social Studies 1.DON'T forget ...!!! Note books being collected in Lang.Arts class Wednesday. 8H-8M Language Arts 1. No homework tonight BUT there is a letter being assigned in class tomorrow Soccer Girls! 8H-8M Social Studies 1. Notebooks have been passed in, no homework!
Posted: October 26, 2009
Roll up your sleeves-H1N1 vaccinations tomorrow! Any student who did not return the permission slip must have written permission to receive this needle Tuesday. 7H-7M Language Arts 1. (7M) Parts of speech review (complete the activity from the board). Refer to p.134 Agenda 2. Read! 7M Social Studies 1. Complete Q1-8 from sheet in notebook 2. Notebooks being collected Wednesday in LArts class. 3. Start organizing for the project (p. 9 Q#2 "Thinking It Through") Due date for presentations to be set next class. 8H-8M Language Arts 1. No homework assigned today. 8H-8M Social Studies 1. Q#1,2,3 p.11 completed? 2. Study notes, review for quiz .
Posted: October 23, 2009
:( First day of SNOW!!! :) H1N1 vaccinations on Tuesday, Oct.27th 7H-7M Language Arts 1. Review the sheets on complete subjects and predicates of a sentence. 2. Read your novel at least 40 min. over the week-end. 8H-8M Language Arts 1. Prepare some ideas to share with your partner on Monday. Your found poems will be completed on Monday in class! 8H-8M Social Studies 1. (8H) Complete Questions 1,2,3 on p.11 2. Both classes be prepared for a quiz!
Posted: October 22, 2009
H1N1 vaccination permission must be in Friday, Oct.23rd! 8H,8M,7H Social Studies 1. Have a one-page summary of facts, ideas, thoughts, and questions that come to mind after the "One World-One Community" presentation today. (This is pre-writing for an assignment to be given next week) 7 Language Arts 1. Complete the lesson 12 activity on subject and predicate. 2. Read! 8H-8M Language Arts 1. Rer-ead the selection on "Autumn", and come to class tomorrow with some ideas for a found poem based on this selection.