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Posted: October 1, 2009

7 Language Arts 1. Cursive assignment due for Tuesday, Oct.6th (class time was provided today) 2. Activity with prefixes tri- and quad- should have been completed in class today. 3. Read every night..practice the skill!   7M Social Studies 1. Complete the question (find main ideas) Think It Through p.9, quest.1   8H-8M Language Arts 1. (8H) final copy of sketch due Friday, (8M) due Monday   8H-8M Social Studies 1. (8M) p4. quest. 1,2,3 (top of page)             p.5 define GPS             p.7 Quest. 1,2,3 2. (8H) p.8 definitions for physical features and cultural fearures             Find the absolute location for the cities on p.2  map

Posted: September 30, 2009

8H-8M Language Arts 1. (8H) Final copy of character sketch due Friday           *unlined paper           *handwritten or typed (double-spaced)          *Title? Character Sketch          *Name and date underneath name  (2 spaces under last written line, left side of page)   8H-8M Social Studies -see Tuesday's homework !   7H-7M Language Arts 1. Work with the poem "The River" -look for figurative language!

Posted: September 29, 2009

8H-8M Language Arts 1. Character sketch draft, for Jesse's dad, due Wednesday (8H)  / Thursday (8M) 2. Reading assignment from class: "My Hero" p.10-12 and response (See Q1 p.13)     (complete if not completed in class)   8H-8M Social Studies 1. Quiz signed (8M) 2. Assignment from class: Complete p.4 Q1,2,3 at top of page                                                             p.5 definition of GPS                                                             p.7 Q1,2,3   7H -7M Language Arts 1. Complete the assignment package, (working with figurative language)  (7H only) 2. Read every night! Have you been keeping track of your books on the log sheet? 3. Review the note on figurative vs literal language. Can you give an example for each of the      types of figures of speech?   7M Social Studies 1. Read over the pages on empowerment p.4-8 using the strategy for active     reading (R-C-R-C)    

Posted: September 28, 2009

Terry Fox Walk on Friday, now. Please remember to bring in donations 8H, not much collected so far from this class  :(   8H-8M Language Arts 1. Complete a draft character sketch of Jesse's dad for Wednesday     (outline was given and a draft was modeled in class today)   8H Social Studies 1. Review for quiz next class- continents, oceans, coordinates, longitude,     latitude etc..refer to your notes!   8M Social Studies 1. Get quiz signed. 2. Complete the assignment we were working on in class today:      p.4 questions 1,2,3 at the top of the page      p. 5 define GPS      p.7 complete questions 1,2,3   7 M Social Studies 1. Read p.4-8 Remember to use the Active reading strategy (R-C-R-C     (identify the topic of each paragraph)     Be prepared to answer general questions about what you have read.   7H-7M Language Arts 1. Review notes on figurative and literal language.     Be prepared to give examples 2. Study the terms simile and metaphor (see notes)  

Posted: September 25, 2009

Terry Fox Walk postponed until Monday!   donations?  $$$$$   7 Language Arts 1. Read each night 15-20 min. 2. NO homework this weekend!   8H-8M  Language Arts 1. Read each night! 2. No homework!   8H-8M Social Studies 1. Review notes on reading coordinates 2. Quiz next class!  

Posted: September 24, 2009

Terry Fox Walk tomorrow..dress for the weather.   8H-8M Language Arts 1. Complete "quick write" assignment (8H)      (8M) spend 10-15 minutes revising and preparing a "good" draft 2. Read every night!   8H-8M Social Studies 1. Complete activity on coordinates if not completed in class last day (8H)     (8M) Review terms and notes in preparation for a QUIZ              Complete labelling the map of the world (color outline of continents) 7 Language Arts 1. No homework assigned 2. READ every night for 15-20 minutes!   7M Social Studies 1. Complete #4,5,6 on the activity sheet (Finding the topic)     

Posted: September 23, 2009

Terry Fox Walk Friday September 25th              Parents are invited to join in!           Donations will be collected in homeroom.    Students are reminded to dress for the weather!           8H-8M Language Arts 1. Complete the T-chart with at least 6 character traits and proof for each.   8H-8M Social Studies 1. Review new terminology (5) and be prepared to use it correctly in class 2. Complete the "ships at sea" activity on coordinates for next class (8H)   7H - 7M Language Arts 1. Review synonym,antonym,homonym 2. Quiz on Friday (7M)    

Posted: September 22, 2009

1. Have answers for all 4 overview questions written neatly in your notebook.

Posted: September 22, 2009

1. Review notes on prefixes and suffixes      Lessons 4 and 5 must be completed for tomorrow's class (started Monday) 2. Review notes on synonym, antonym, and homonym (have activity begun in class, completed). 3. Quiz tomorrow!!!  :)

Posted: September 22, 2009

1. Study the 5 definitions from p.3 Textbook 2. Complete the coordinates at sea activity (8H) 3. Review the notes to date.