Mrs. Hawkes - Archive - 08/2012

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Posted: February 9, 2011

Grade 8 Baby Pictures : don't forget to bring these in    BOOK ORDERS (January) are being sent this Friday   SPELL-A-THON: Return pledge sheets by Feb. 15th     8H-8M Language Arts 1. Complete the prefix-suffix exercise (8H)     (8M) silent "e" rule -find words in your list 2. Defining Moments unit-notebook check        (8M) Thursday   (8H) Friday 3. Review the story "The Rink" for next class   7H-7M Language Arts 1. (7H) FastForword is ending this week 2. Study the spell-a-thon list each night (if you are unsure about your list,     or if you have not received a list, see me!) 3. Accelerated Reader - students should be testing on at least two books /month!     Updates will be sent home by next week.   8H-8M Social Studies 1. Reading topographic maps (six-digit-codes) p.11 Q1and2 for next class   7M Social Studies 1. Have questions p.42-43 (see sheet) completed    

Posted: December 20, 2010 cafeteria on Wednesday! Bring your lunch!   No homewrok for my classes this week!   MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Posted: December 17, 2010

REMEMBER: Skating on Monday!   8H-8M language Arts 1. No assignment -but you may bring in song lyrics/music   8H-8M Social Studies 1. Review/study the information on the continents and oceans activity 2. Be prepared for a quiz on the map of Atlantic Canada   7H-7M Language Arts 1. See last blog for assignments 2. (7M) draft of character sketch from Thursday's class.   7M Social Studies 1. Complete the assignment from the board if it wasn,t completed in class.

Posted: December 14, 2010

REMEMBER!?   $4.00 Christmas Dinner                               (or bring your lunch for tomorrow)   8H-8M Language Arts 1. FINAL copy of diary/journal due tomorrow!     Presentation-unlined white paper-puse a liner and margins! 2. "D-Day" poem questions completed for Thursday 3. Lab day -don't forget memory stick!   8H-8M Social Studies 1. Know the hemispheres (notes) 2. Complete the maps for activity "Continents and Oceans"     (use map p, 141 agenda if needed)   7H-7M Language Arts 1. (7M) complete vocabulary exercise (context clues)             title page for unit to be done 2. (7H) Complete the Lesson 65 (writing topic sentences)             (sheet in notebook)                                                 

Posted: December 10, 2010

MEMOS: -Christmas dinner -Wed. 15th- $4.00                 -Christmas spirit week Mon. - elves!   8H-8M Language Arts 1. Complete the questions (constructed response) for poem     "This Was My Brother" 2. Be prepared to present diary entry to class.   7H-7M Language Arts 1. (7M) Journal entry for Joseph B. 2. (7H) complete the test on Monday.   7M Social Studies 1. Lesson 16 study strategy sheet- completed?  

Posted: December 9, 2010

MEMOS:Christmas dinner (Dec 15)- $4.00 (or bring a lunch)                Food bank donations?   8H-8M Language Arts 1. (8M) Finish the narrative poem activity (sheet)  2. (8H-8M) Be prepared to share diary/journal with class   8H-8M Social Studies 1. (8H) TEST Friday     (8M) Finish the assignment begun in class            (Continents and oceans/Atlantic Canada map)    7H-7M Language Arts 1. (7M) All questions Chpt. 1-29 should be answered by now              Work on journal entry draft for Friday     (7H) Novel test (comprehension/constructed responses) will be               completed in class tomorrow.    7M Social Studies 1. Complete the study strategy (Lesson 16) for next class               

Posted: December 8, 2010

MEMOS: * Parent surveys -please return                 *Dec. 16th Christmas Dinner-$4.00 (or bring a lunch)                 *TONIGHT  (Dec 8th) Tree Lighting at school 6:00pm   8H-8M Language Arts 1. Revise diary using notes from class today   8H-8M Social Studies 1. TEST (8M) see yesterday's blog 2. Quiz (8H) and Test Friday!   7H-7M Language Arts 1. (7H) prepare for test on novel comprehehsion -Friday 2. (7M) Novel test Thursday      Working on remaining Chapter questions, diary entry and writing assignment, in class.   7M Social Studies 1. Unit Test Thursday (tomorrow!)        

Posted: December 7, 2010

Parent survey?- please return   8H-8M Language Arts 1. Second draft (revision process) for Thursday 2. Work on poem "Christmas in the Trenches" due Wed.   8H-8M Social Studies 1. (8H) Quiz Wed.-Map info on Canada /NB 2. TEST on above, (8M) Thurs. - (8H) Fri.   7H-7M Language Arts-see yesterday's blog   7M Social Studies- see yesterday's blog    

Posted: December 6, 2010

Parent Surveys (brown envelope) should be returned   8H-8M Language Arts 1. Draft - Soldier's diary due Tues. 2. Work for poem "Christmas in the Trenches" to be completed for Wed.   8H-8M Social Studies 1. (8H) Quiz on map of Canada/ NB cities and rivers Tues. 2. TEST on Canada map/capitals and NB cities/rivers      (8H) Friday      (8M) Thursday   7H-7M Language Arts 1. Read each night for AR 2. TEST on novel comprehension on Thursday   7M Social Studies 1. TEST on Thursday!  

Posted: December 3, 2010

*MEMO sent home (re: Christmas dates for concert etc..) *Survey (brown envelope- for parents) *Book orders (being sent next week)   8H-8M Language Arts 1. Draft of soldier's diary -Tues., Dec 7th 2. (8H)Poetry assignment -"Christmas in the Trenches" due Wed., Dec. 8th   8H-8M Social Studies 1. Unit test signed 2. Study map of Canada and map of NB cities (8) and rivers (5)   7H-7M Language Arts 1. Read every night for AR 2. Quiz on Chpt. 26-29 Monday 3. Test next week on the comprehension of the novel (plotline)      We will review before the test (TBA)   7M Social Studies 1. Study for unit test Thursday, Dec. 9th    Tutorials- Mon-Tues-Fri !??