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Posted: November 1, 2010

REMINDER: Parent-teacher on Thurs. pm (there is school on Thursday)                       Parent-teacher on Friday am (NO school on Friday)   8H-8M Language Arts 1. Read report will be due Nov. 15th     Outline for book report is in your daily notebook. We will be reviewing this before you write your draft. 2. Poem "The Concord Hymn"(sheet) -paraphrase each stanza.   7H-7M Language Arts 1. (7H) Final copy of Memoir due Tuesday. 2. Read 15-20 mins. each night   7M Social Studies  1. Complete the questions "Changing Our World" -see sheet Oct. 25th  2. Project " Future Self-Portrait" due Nov. 12th  3. Get notebook evaluation sheet signed signed

Posted: October 29, 2010

8H-8M Language Arts 1. (8H) Paraphrase the poem "Concord Hymn" now that we have discussed it in class. 2. Read at least 15 min. per night 3. Historical novel (war setting), must be read to be able to present report on Nov. 15th   8H-8M Social Studies/ 7H Social Studies  1. No assigned work-/notebooks were collected Thursday and Friday     7H-7M Language Arts 1. (7M) Homonyms -review (see worksheet in notebook) 2. (7H) Draft of Hallowe'en poem due Monday (refer to the instructions in daily notebook)         

Posted: October 25, 2010

7H, 7M, 8H, 8M Language Arts 1. Read at least 15-20 MINS. PER NIGHT 2. No assigned work for this evening   7M Social Studies 1. Project assigned today (see p. 9 Q.2 -"Future Self-Portrait") Refer to the rubric in your notebook!     Project is presented visually using Power Point or Smart Notebook program.     Students who do not have computer access at home must make arrangements to use school computers (noon?). 2. Notebook check this week..have notebooks ready! Look over rubric.   8H-8M Social Studies 1. Always .. go over your notes and last days work the night before a class! 2. Study and be prepared to answer or ask questions!

Posted: October 22, 2010

7H Language Arts 1. Read 15 mins. per night for Accelerated Reader 2. Don't forget HEADPHONES for Monday(-Fast Forward-)   7H, 7M, 8H, 8M Language Arts 1. All classes have a revised draft due Monday (see writing assignment from Thursday's class) 2. All 2nd drafts should have changes to word choice and sentence fluency! 3. 1st drafts should show evidence of "work"  (highlighting etc,,)  

Posted: October 20, 2010

8H-8M Language Arts 1. Read each night  15-20 mins. 2. No other assignment today.   8H-8M Social Studies 1. (8M) Quiz on the Cabinet and Govenor-General (sheets) 8H-Study for Friday!   7H-7M Language Arts 1. (7H) Read "Zlata's Diary" p. 7-9 (textbook) assignment will begin in class tomorrow.     (7M) Work for "Zlata's Diary" must already be completed in daily notebook and      also, the work for poem "Local Hero"p. 12  (refer to the assignment sheet given in class today).   7M Social Studies 1. Have summary of "Empowerment Puzzle" completed (see sheet in notebook)          

Posted: October 19, 2010

BOOK FAIR!!! Wednesday 6-8 p.m. Come in and find some excellent reading material for Accelerated Reader!   8H-8M Language Arts 1. The found poem "Season of Beautiful Death" (writing notebook) must be revised and ready to publish in the computer lab (a scheduled class). 2. Students should be reading at least 15-20 min per nigh!!   8H-8M Social Studies 1. Students must review and study the notes on the Govenor-General and Cabinet for a quiz next class. 2. (8H) The assignment sheet (p.135 "Janet Connors") is NOT homework.   7H-7M Language Arts 1. Students have not had homework this week due to Provincial Testing (Completed for most students today) 2. Students should be reading at least 15-20 min per night!   7M Social Studies .1.Students should have completed the "summary" of the "Empowerment Puzzle" p.10-13 (follow the sheet to complete this task which was an in-class assignment.)   

Posted: June 11, 2010

All LIBRARY books should be in now! Mrs. Hawkes' library books too!   8H-8M Language Arts 1. final ESSAY due Monday! 2. (8H) Return envelopes/portfolios-signed by MONDAY! 3. 8H-8M Comprehensive skills exam on Tuesday   7M Social Studies 1. Unit test Monday 2. Have essay ready to pass-in with the test!

Posted: June 7, 2010

LIBRARY BOOKS!!! All library books must be returned to the school library, and to Mrs. Hawkes's classroom library by June 10th.   8H-8M Language Arts 1. Major term essay due Thursday, June 10th (outline was provided) 2. Figurative language review sheet to be completed for Tuesday.   7H-7M Language Arts 1. Novel notebooks being collected Friday, June 11th 2. News article -final copy due Thursday June 10th. 3. Novels collected Friday-have yours here!  

Posted: June 4, 2010

LIBRARY BOOKS - must be returned by June 1oth!   (to Mrs. Hawkes's class library, too!!!)     8H-8M Language Arts 1. Essay on novel/film due next Thursday, June 10th 2. Figurative language exercise should be completed for Monday   8H-8M Social Studies- unit test postponed until Tuesday (Monday class 8M, Soc.St.)   7H-7M Language Arts 1. News Article is due next week (prewriting must be done for Monday-ideas!!) 2. Novel notebooks will be collected by June 11th (Friday)  

Posted: June 2, 2010

MEMO -sent home today. Please note important dates in JUNE!   8H-8M Language Arts 1. Some students have not submitted assignments that have been due for some time.      Each student has been made aware of what they owe. 2. (8M) Character sketch due Friday 3. Film (8M Thursday/8H Friday) last writing assignment will be connected to the film!   8H-8M Social Studies 1. Unit test (8H) Monday 2. Test (8M) Tuesday     7H-7M Language Arts 1. Assignments for novel work must be completed.     (refer to reminder sheet given in class-7M Wednesday (7H Thursday) 2. Title pages must be in color (see instructions that were given) 3. Pre-writing for the news article must be done. "Treasure Found"     Have an "outline" for the article (who? what? when? where? why? how?)