Homework Assigned By: Courtney Petten
May 26, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- In both classes today, students worked on Poetry in Music activity. They were to choose a song and analyze the lyrics and seek literary devices used in the song, and explain their meanings.
- Carnival tonight!!!! See everyone at 6:30!!!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Completed another practice quiz today. It is posted to Google Classroom.
- Poetry Quiz tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Poetry Quiz tomorrow. Practice Quizzes available on Google Classroom.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Listening quiz tomorrow. We did more practice in class today.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Carnival tonight!!!! See everyone at 6:30!!!
May 25, 2022
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Listening practice today. We will do more tomorrow. Listening evaluation on Friday.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Practice Poetry Quiz today. Will do another tomorrow.
- Poetry Quiz on Friday.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
-Today we did a Poetry Pair with Langston Hughe's Mother to Son and Tupac's Dear Momma. Students completed questions in poetry booklet for these.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Practice Poetry Quiz today. Students were given 2. There will be another posted to Google Classroom for extra practice.
- Poetry Quiz on Friday.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Accepting money for the grade 9 legacy project. See school website for details.
- 50/50 fundraiser is ongoing. Students were given tickets Thursday of last week.
- Carnival is tomorrow evening 6:30-9!!!
May 24, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today we took a look at slam poetry by listening to Rudy Francisco's poem, 'Complaining' on Youtube. We discussed the figurative language used and the theme.
- Poetry Quiz on Friday.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today we played Poetry Jeopardy to review literary terms.
- Poetry Quiz on Friday.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Students presented their calligrammes today. Whoever did not present today will be expected to be ready to present tomorrow.
- Listening practice the rest of this week with listening evaluation coming up on Friday.
May 19, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today students were given the class to do three things. Finish yesterday's journal for Casey at the Bat, then to read the last 2 poems in our booklet and respond to questions.
- IMPORTANT: There will be a poetry QUIZ on Friday, May 27th. Students will analyze a poem and respond to multiple choice questions and one long answer question. Review of types of poems and poetry terms is important.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Today we completed a reading activity together as a class.
- Enjoy the long weekend.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- IMPORTANT: There will be a poetry QUIZ on Friday, May 27th. Students will analyze a poem and respond to multiple choice questions and one long answer question. Review of types of poems and poetry terms is important.
- During today's class, we played Poetry Jeopardy to review some poetic terms.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Today was final day of working on calligrammes. Students should have these completed. If for some reason they do not have them completed, they must be finished at home. We will present these during Tuesday's class.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Most students in the 9-8 homeroom have received 50/50 tickets. This is our last fundraiser for the year. Proceeds will aid in securing resources for both students and staff to enhance teaching and learning at MDJH. Please make effort to make this a success.
Thank you.
May 18, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today students worked on the Journal Entry in the booklet on page 17 in response to yesterday's narrative poems. Students were given the class time to work on these.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today we looked at the final 2 poems in our Poetry booklet.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Continued work on calligrammes. Students should have these completed by the end of tomorrow's class and we will start presenting them on Tuesday. Students were encouraged to ask questions and seek feedback on their work so far.
May 17, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Poetry booklets were distributed today.
- Today we looked at Poetry vs Prose in looking at Kobe Bryant's poem and Michael Jordan's letter- both in the booklet.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today students were given some more time to complete the journal entry from yesterday. If this is not passed in by now, it must be finished at home.
- We then listened to the poem 'Oranges' and discussed the literal meaning. Students then answered the question for this in their booklet.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- students continued work on calligramme projects.
- students will work on these in class all week with the expectation they be completed by the end of Thursday's class
- we will present next week.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Reminder to pass in your Limericks.
- Today we looked at the narrative poems in the booklet, Casey at the Bat and Casey's Revenge. We will complete a journal entry on these poems in tomorrow's class.
May 16, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today we did a recap of the Casey narrative poems and then students completed Journal Entry for these poems. The information for the journal entry is in booklet. These were taken in for a journal mark.
- Reminder to any students who haven't turned in their Limericks to please do so. Please check PowerSchool to see if I have yours or not.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Intro to poetry unit for our 2 classes today. We reviewed poetic terms with a Kahoot and then completed a 'Phone number Poem' activity.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Discussed calligramme assignment today. Students will be writing their own calligrammes and will present these. Students will work on this the next few classes. Samples were shown to students and how to plan their calligramme was explained in class.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Review of vocab today using the Quizlet. It is on Google Classroom. There is also a blooket challenge posted for those interested.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Reminder to pass in your limericks if I don't already have these.
May 12, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today we discussed important poetic devices outlined in the poems we have read so far. Students then worked on writing their own limericks and drawing a representation of their limerick to be passed in.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today we discussed important poetic devices outlined in the poems we have read so far. Students then worked on writing their own limericks and drawing a representation of their limerick to be passed in.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Reading quiz tomorrow. Students were given the opportunity today to prepare and ask any questions they had.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Students have been presenting their amazing Romeo and Juliet projects. We will continue with these in tomorrow's class.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Baby pictures should be sent to colettequann@nlesd.ca
- Please bring in a donation if you can, for the grade 9 legacy project- the purchase of a bench in honor of the graduating class.
- We are still accepting donations of gift cards for carnival.
- Yearbooks can be ordered online, if you prefer a paper copy of order form, please see me.
May 11, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Yearbook order forms are available at the office, but yearbooks can also be ordered online.
May 10, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today students worked through their poetry booklet on pages 7-11.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Students worked on a vocab sheet on Google Classroom in the computer lab today to start off our next unit.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Students worked through their poetry booklet on pages 10-13 today.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Projects for Romeo and Juliet are due! Presentations will begin tomorrow!
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Today students worked on another practice reading in their booklet on pages 16-17.
We will do another practice reading and there will be a reading evaluation on Friday.
May 9, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today we looked at Kobe Bryant's and Michael Jordan's retirement announcements to compare Bryant's poem to Jordan's letter. Students completed questions in booklet on page 6 to do with these.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today students worked on and completed pages 7-9 (part C) of poetry booklets. Students were asked to finish page 6 from last day if they didn't already.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Reading evaluation will be on Friday. Students will analyze a poem and respond to questions. We will do practice readings in class this week to prepare. Today students worked on pages 11-12 in booklet to review vocab first, then worked on practice reading and questions on pages 13-14.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Reminder to send baby photos
May 6, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Today was last working class on Romeo and Juliet projects. Projects must be ready to present next class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today we looked at Pages 4 & 5 in Poetry booklet.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today we finished terms in Poetry booklet and then we read Kobe Bryant's poem, 'Dear Basketball'.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Vocab quiz was completed today and then returned portfolios of assessments for students to look at.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Please bring along carnival forms and money. We are still accepting donations of gift cards, if you can.
May 3, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Completed quiz on Acts 4 & 5 today on chromebooks then students worked on their projects for the remainder of the period.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today we discussed some elements of poetry and its purpose as a class. We then completed notes in booklet up to the notes on Haiku.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today we spent half the class having some conversation around The Back Rooms- a topic students taught me about today. For the remainder of the period we went out and got some fresh air.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Students worked on and completed page 3 of Poetry booklet.
- Reminder to return Aller Retour novels if you haven't already.
- Reminder : Short poetry terms quiz on Friday. Review quizlet in Google Classroom!
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Reminder to students that they will present their restaurant projects to the class tomorrow.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Forms and money are due for the grade 9 carnival.
- Please email in baby pictures for the grade 9 slideshow.
May 2, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Returned student portfolios with various assessments. Students were given the opportunity to look at their assessments.
- We then introduced Poetry Unit with an activity with the remaining time left.
New booklets were distributed. Copy of booklet is on Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Finished up hearing students present their creative writing pieces.
- We then started Poetry Unit. Booklets will be distributed tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Students worked on their final creative projects for Romeo and Juliet. They are due May 6th and will be given class time this week to work on it.
- Tomorrow we will have short quiz on Acts 4 & 5. Review notes are on Google Classroom.
- Check PowerSchool for any missed evaluations.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Started next unit- La poesie. Booklet is on Google Classroom.
- Terms quiz on Friday. See Google Classroom for quizlet.
- Please return Aller Retour novel if you haven't.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Return slips and money for Carnival ASAP please.
- Baby pictures are to be sent to colettequann@nlesd.ca - Due this week.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Restaurant projects should be completed and turned in. Please check with your child.
April 29, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today students finished presenting their creative writing pieces. Portfolios with assessments were returned to students. These were taken back in.
- Monday we will start next unit- Poetry.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Today was last day for students to work on their Create Your Own Restaurant projects on Google Classroom. We will start presenting these next class.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Concluded presentations for Aller Retour project. Ended the day with some trivia kahoots created by students who did this option for their project.
- Will start next unit on Monday- La poesie. Poetry.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Romeo and Juliet project options were given to students last class. Students should have their topic decided on to start working on them during Monday's class. Reminder to bring in any material you need for this.
- Acts 4 and 5 quizzes will still take place on Tuesday.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Please send in form and money for grade 9 carnival.
April 27, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Today we finished watching the Romeo and Juliet film and then students were introduced to the end of unit project for the play. They have ten choices to pick from and can with a partner if they choose.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today students read aloud their write-ups from yesterday's class. Whoever didn't read today will read tomorrow.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Continued presentations today.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today students were given a creative writing period. They were asked to write about a topic of their choice. Students will read these to the class for a speaking mark.
April 26, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today students were given a creative writing period. They were asked to write about a topic of their choice. Students will read these to the class for a speaking mark.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Today we finished reading Romeo and Juliet.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Started presentations today of end-of-unit projects. We will continue with these tomorrow. Students are to be prepared to present.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Continued with end of unit projects today.
April 25, 2022
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Last class to work on projects today. Students will start presenting tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Students were given the class to catch up on some work and finalize projects.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Students were given the class to catch up on some work and finalize projects.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Started Act 4 of Romeo and Juliet today. There will be a quiz on Acts 4 and 5 on Tuesday of next week.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Students started working on end of unit projects on chromebooks. Students are asked to bring their chromebooks to tomrorow's class.
April 13, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Finished watching the film for The Outsiders today. Students will clue up their projects in tomorrow's class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Finished watching the film for The Outsiders today. Students will clue up their character projects after the break!
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- 2nd class of 4 working on end-of-unit projects today. 4th working class to clue things up will be on the first day back after break and then presentations will begin on Tuesday the 26th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Had quiz on Acts 2 and 3 of Romeo and Juliet today.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Please email in baby pictures to colettequann@nlesd.ca
- Please return forms and money for grade 9 carnival.
April 12, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today we started watching the film of The Outsiders.
- Reminder that booklets for The Outsiders with the 2 video journals are to be passed in.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today we started watching the film of The Outsiders.
- Reminder that booklets for The Outsiders with the 2 video journals are to be passed in.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Today we continued with Spring vocab activities.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Introduced end-of-unit project for Aller Retour today. Students were given options to choose from and can work with 1-2 other people. Students are reminded to bring materials that they think will be useful to them for completing their projects depending on their choice to tomorrow's class. Project details are posted to Google Classroom.
They will have 3 classes before the break to work on this and will finish the Monday we come back. Presentations will begin Tuesday, April 26. Students will not need to work on this at home unless they were absent and missed the 4 classes designated to work on this project.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Reminder that quiz on Acts 2 and 3 is TOMORROW.
April 11, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Completed Outsiders Novel Quiz on chromebooks today then students worked on their projects for the rest of the class.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Students were completing Easter and Spring French vocab activities today
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Novel test was today. Those absent will write tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Reminder that quiz on Acts 2 and 3 will be on Wednesday.
April 8, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Finished reading Act 3 today. Quiz on Acts 2 and 3 will be on Wednesday. Summaries for Acts are on Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Continued working on projects today. Some groups have finished and others are nearly finished.
- Reminder that novel quiz is on Monday.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Students continued working in their groups today on their character biography projects.
- Reminder that novel quiz is on Monday.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Last day today preparing for Monday's test.
April 7, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Students continued working on projects today. We will continue with these tomorrow.
- Reminder that novel content quiz is on Monday.
- Please check PowerSchool for any missing assignments or evaluations.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- During today's classes we read the first three scenes of Act 3 of Romeo and Juliet and then we watched a film adaptation up to where have read.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Students continued working on notes for conflict, theme, and characters in their booklets today to prepare for the upcoming novel test on Monday. Booklets should be completed before the test. Students can use their booklets and novels for the test. There are review items on Google Classroom as well.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Return permission forms and money for grade 9 carnival.
- Treats for your peeps are on sale 2 for 1 dollar. Students can purchase during lunch and they will be delivered to their peeps next week.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Reminder that novel quiz is on Monday.
- Please check PowerSchool for any missing assignments or evaluations.
April 6, 2022
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Today students worked on topics in their booklet as practice for the test. We will continue with these tomorrow. Students are asked to check out the review items on Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Worked on projects today
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Completed a listening activity today and then students began working on their projects.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Finished Act 2 of Romeo & Juliet today.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Had vocab quiz today and then we played some French pictionary.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Please return permission slips and money.
April 5, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Today we read and discussed scenes 1, 2, and 3 of Act 2 for Romeo and Juliet.
- We will have a quiz on Act 2 when we are finished the Act.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Introduced project for The Outsiders. We will work on this for the remainder of this week.
- Reminder that novel quiz will be on Monday the 11th
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Finished reading the novel today.
- Chapter summaries, booklet answers, as well as a review quizlet are posted to Google Classroom.
- Novel Test on Monday the 11th. Review chapter questions and chapter summaries. We will continue with review for the rest of this week.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Finished reading the novel today.
- Introduced project for The Outsiders. We will work on this for the remainder of this week.
- Reminder that novel quiz will be on Monday the 11th
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Return carnival forms and money.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
QUIZ TOMORROW. Review Quizlet and Blooket study challenge to prepare.
April 4, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today we finished reading the novel. Students absent should be catching up on the reading at home.
- We will be working on projects this week.
- Novel QUIZ is scheduled for Monday, April 11th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today we read chapters 10 and 11 of the novel. Students absent should be catching up on the reading at home. We will finish reading the novel tomorrow.
- We will be working on projects this week.
- Novel QUIZ is scheduled for Monday, April 11th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Today was our last Book Circle class. Students should have 4 roles completed and students are expected to pass in their lit circle booklets.
- We will continue with Romeo and Juliet tomorrow.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Vocab quiz on Wednesday. Review Quizlet and / or blooket game in Google Classroom
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- We read chapter 15 today and then students worked on questions in booklet for chapters 13-15.
- Novel test Monday, April 11th.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Grade 9 immunizations today and tomorrow.
- Please return carnival permission forms and money.
April 1, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today we read chapter 9 of the novel and students completed their questions in booklet.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- We have been working through pages in the booklet together as a class. Vocab Quiz on Wednesday. Review of the Quizlet in Google Classroom will be good for the quiz. I have also posted a Blooket review challenge for vocab as well for students to do if they wish.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- We read chapters 10 and 11 today. We will finish reading the novel on Monday
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Don't forget our last book circle class will take place on Monday.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Read chapters 13 & 14 today.
- Novel test will take place on Monday April 11th
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Return permission slips and money for carnival.
March 31, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today students completed Video Journal # 2 and chapter 7 and 8 questions in booklet. Details of journal are posted to Google Classroom.
March 30, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Completed Act 1 Quiz today on chromebooks. When completed, students were to work on Act 1 Journal Entry. This is to be turned in.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Chapter 12 Listening Activity today. Students answered multiple choice questions based on the chapter reading and was taken in for a mark.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Read chapters 7 and 8 today.
- Please check PowerSchool to see if your child is missing an assignment.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today students completed Video Journal # 2 and worked on questions for chapters 7 and 8 in their booklets.
- Please check PowerSchool to see if your child is missing an assignment.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Bring in permission forms and money for grade 9 carnival.
- Grade 9's are asked to send a baby photo to colettequann@nlesd.ca
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Vocab Quiz on Wednesday April 6th. We will do more review in class.
March 29, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today we read chapters 7 and 8 of our novel. Those absent should catch up on the reading at home by listening to the youtube audio links of the chapters or by reading the pdf version of novel on google classroom.
- Please check PowerSchool to see if your child has turned in their 2nd independent novel assignment that was due on March 14th. It will be noted as Missing if I do not have it.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- we finished Act 1 today of Romeo and Juliet and reviewed for tomorrow's quiz on Act 1. There are review materials and sites on Google Classroom to prepare as well.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Today we went over answers on board for chapters 9 and 10 and then read chapter 11. We also completed the vocab sections in booklet for chapter 11.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Vocab review today with the chromebooks. There will be a vocab quiz on Wednesday April 6th.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Please return forms and money for the grade 9 carnival.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Please check PowerSchool to see if your child has turned in their 2nd independent novel assignment that was due on March 14th. It will be noted as Missing if I do not have it.
March 28, 2022
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Reviewed up to chapter 9 today.
- Read chapter 10.
- Students worked on part C for questions in booklet on chapters 9 and 10.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today we reviewed what we have read so far in the novel- up to and including chapter 6.
- Students then completed Video Journal # 1 in their booklet. Details for this are on Google Classroom. This is to be completed.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Finished chapter 6 of novel today.
- Students then completed Video Journal # 1 in their booklet. Details for this are on Google Classroom. This is to be completed.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Did a recap of what is going on in Act 1 of Romeo & Juliet. There will be a quiz on this act on Wednesday. Students are encouraged to review the five scenes from act 1 and to take a look at the helpful website I posted to Google Classroom.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Vocab games today on chromebooks.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Bring in permission forms and money for carnival.
March 23, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- We have been continuing with reading The Outsiders.
- Students are asked to please check their Google Classroom for important reminders.
- Independent novel assignments and biography essays should now be turned in.
- Students are asked to please return their library books to the library.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- We have been continuing with reading The Outsiders.
- Students are asked to please check their Google Classroom for important reminders.
- Independent novel assignments and biography essays should now be turned in.
- Students are asked to please return their library books to the library.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- We have started Romeo and Juliet. There will be a quiz on Act 1 Wednesday March 30th. Students are asked to look at items I posted to Google Classroom.
- Persuasive essays should now be turned in.
- Students are asked to bring their things for Book Circles to class on Friday.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Students have been continuing on with the novel and should now have up to and including chapter 8 completed. Students were given answers for questions in booklet today in class.
- Students are asked to please check Google Classroom. I have posted chapter summaries to help with understanding and there are quizlets to help with the vocab.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Please send in money and permission form for grade 9 carnival.
- One last reminder to complete Yearbook profiles if they want it to be included in Yearbook.
-Breakfast Blitz next week: Grade 9 students are asked to bring in whole wheat crackers, breton,goldfish, cheese strings or yogurt tubes on Monday. Help us fill our cupboards for our breakfast program.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- We have started a new unit with some food and restaurant vocab. Students were given a new booklet and it is posted to Google Classroom. So far students have pages 1,2,3, and 8 completed.
- There is a quizlet posted to help with some vocab.
March 17, 2022
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- As part of semaine de la francophonie, students started to watch The Jungle Cruise in French for some fun listening practice.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Chapters 1 and 2 of The Outsiders have been read now. Booklets were distributed in class today with some comprehension questions. All items, including a digital copy of novel and the booklet have been posted to Google Classroom for students.
- Reminder to have biography essays more or less finished for tomorrow so you can finalize them during tomorrow's class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Read Act 1 Scene 1 of Romeo and Juliet today. There are many sites online to read this for those absent.
- Reminder to have a rough draft of persuasive essay done for tomorrow. Tomorrow students will finalize their essays on chromebooks.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Students had the period to finalize their biography research essays. Students should have these done by now. Turn in by Monday.
March 16, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Pre-reading activity today as an intro to Romeo & Juliet.
- Reminder to have rough drafts ready for Friday's class of your persuasive essays
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Independent novel assignments were due on Monday
- Have rough drafts of biographies done for Friday's class. We will finalize them then.
- Today we started chapter 1 of The Outsiders- our next novel unit.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Independent novel assignments were due on Monday
- Have rough drafts of biographies done for Thursday's class. We will finalize them then.
- Today we started chapter 1 of The Outsiders- our next novel unit.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Finished reading chapter 6 today and students worked on questions in booklet for chapters 5 and 6.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Wear Green tomorrow!
- Please return permission forms and money for the grade 9 carnival.
March 15, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Rough copies of Biography Research Essays are due Friday on Google Classroom.
- Independent novel assignments were due on Monday.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Rough copies of Biography Research Essays are due Thursday on Google Classroom.
- Independent novel assignments were due on Monday.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Students worked on book circles.
- Rough copies of persuasive essays are due Friday on Google Classroom.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Today we read chapters 5 & 6 and then students participated in a kahoot review!
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Please return carnival permission forms and money.
- Wear Green on Thursday!
March 14, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today students had another working period on the chromebooks to continue work on their biography research essays. This marks 3 full classes plus an initial research class for brainstorming. Rough drafts will be DUE ON THURSDAY. Students will then edit and finalize their essays.
- Independent novel assignment # 2 was due today. Ensure your child has this passed in or submitted through Google Classroom.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Today we finished Ratatouille
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today students had another working period on the chromebooks to continue work on their biography research essays. This marks 4 full classes plus an initial research class for brainstorming. Rough drafts will be DUE ON FRIDAY. Students will then edit and finalize their essays.
- Independent novel assignment # 2 was due today. Ensure your child has this passed in or submitted through Google Classroom.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Today I introduced some activities for semaine de la francophonie. We then reviewed chapters 1-4 of novel and started to read chapter 5. We will continue with this tomorrow.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Wear Green on Thursday!
- Permission slips were sent home today for Grade 9 Carnival. Return these with money ASAP.
March 11, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Independent novel assignments due Monday. Details on Google Classroom. Students had option to type or write.
- We will continue with biographies at a later time.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Independent novel assignments due Monday. Details on Google Classroom. Students had option to type or write.
- We will continue with biographies at a later time.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Continued watching Ratatouille to review some of the food and restaurant vocabulary.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Students were given time to finish questions in booklet for chapters 3-4. We then corrected all questions and vocab in booklet for chapters 3 and 4.
March 10, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Today students continued working on chromebooks on their persuasive essays. A rough draft is due on March 18th. On March 18th, students will be given a class to revise, edit, and finalize their essays.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Students continued on chromebooks working on their biography research essays today.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Students continued on chromebooks working on their biography research essays today.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Finished reading chapter 3 today and read chapter 4 together as a class.
- Students were asked to complete Parts A and C in booklet for these chapters.
March 9, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- In yesterday's class students were introduced to their next major assignment : The Biography Research Essays. Students were asked to pick a person to research who has made a positive contribution on society. We continued working on these in today's class. Students researched and should have at least an introduction finished. We will continue with these this week. All details are on Google Classroom.

- Reminder that independent novel assignments are due on Monday. Details are on Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- In yesterday's class students were introduced to their next major assignment : The Biography Research Essays. Students were asked to pick a person to research who has made a positive contribution on society. Students researched and should have at least an introduction finished. We will continue with these this week. All details are on Google Classroom.

- Reminder that independent novel assignments are due on Monday. Details are on Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
During both classes today, students continued working on their persuasive essays on Chromebooks. Students should have their outlines completed now.
Will continue working on this in tomorrow's class.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Corrected answers in booklet for chapters 1 & 2 and then we read most of chapter 3.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- had a couple of more groups present their country slideshows today. Then we reviewed vocab from new Quizlet.
- New quizlet for our new Unit is on Google Classroom for students to review vocab. I've also posted a Blooket homework challenge if students would like to participate.
- We started to watch Ratatouille today in connection to our unit's theme on food and restaurants.
March 4, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today was our last Reading Friday. Students should be finished or finishing up their novels by now. The assignment is due on March 14th and details are in Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Essay test today.
- Continue reading your novels at home.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Today we finished reading chapter 2 and I gave a summary of what we have read so far. Students were then asked to start work in their booklets for these chapters.
- No homework. Enjoy the long weekend.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
Students should be finished or finishing up their novels by now. The assignment is due on March 14th and details are in Google Classroom.
March 3, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today I discussed the assignment for independent novel study # 2. It is posted to Google Classroom. Students were given an extra reading period today, and tomorrow will be the last Reading Friday. This will mark 5 weeks of reading their novels. The assignment will be due on March 14th. The details are on Google Classroom and it must be worked on at home.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today I discussed the assignment for independent novel study # 2. It is posted to Google Classroom. Students were given an extra reading period today, and tomorrow will be the last Reading Friday. This will mark 5 weeks of reading their novels. The assignment will be due on March 14th. The details are on Google Classroom and it must be worked on at home.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Today students continued sharing their slideshows about their chosen countries to the class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Review for TEST TOMORROW. The practice tests as well as the notes in booklet / Google Classroom serve as good review.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Today we read chapters 1 and most of chapter 2 together as a class and discussed as we went.
- If students would like to reread the chapters, there is a PDF of the novel on Google Classroom. Review is encouraged.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- wear blue and or yellow and bring in a donation to support the Ukraine
March 2, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today was the Essay Test.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today was essay test
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Today students shared their presentations with the class. We will continue doing this tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Reminder to prepare for test on Friday.
- Keep reading your novels, too.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Today students worked on pre-reading questions in Booklet.
- A copy of the booklet and a PDF version of the novel have both been posted to Google Classroom.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
This Friday, students and staff are asked to wear blue and /or yellow to show our support for Ukraine. We ask that students and staff bring in a donation. All donations through the Red Cross are being matched by the Canadian Government up to a maximum of $10 million.

- Students are reminded that Yearbook profiles are due March 11th and should be filled in on their yearbook google classroom. Code was posted to francais google classroom. Please join and complete your profile.
March 1, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Today's class was used to complete PMF survey in the LRC.
- Students were also asked to join their Yearbook Google Classroom and complete profiles for Yearbook.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Distributed novels and new booklets today and started novel unit. Students are responsible for these novels. If they didn't return their textbook today, they were not given a novel.
- Copy of booklet will be in Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- TEST TOMORROW.
- Today I reviewed once again with students the key points they should be hitting for tomorrow's test and then students had time to finish practice test from yesterday.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- TEST TOMORROW.
- Today we worked on a practice essay test. It is posted in Google Classroom.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Reminder to join Yearbook Google Classroom and complete your profile. The code is in the francais google classroom.
February 28, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today students completed another practice test. It is on Google Classroom as well. We went over important reminders for test for Wednesday.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- 2 classes today. Major test prep for the test on Friday. Students were given a practice test to work on in class and I went over a model answer with them for the constructed response. We went through this in detail and it is posted on Google Classroom. Students who were interested in a 2nd practice test were given one to take home. There is also many useful things in the booklet to review.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Completed presentations today
- Students are asked to return their green textbooks to class tomorrow.
- We will start next unit- novel unit- tomorrow in class.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Today was last class working on the chromebooks for the project.
February 25, 2022
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Continued presentations today. Whoever did not present yet will present on Monday, be prepared!
- Students are asked to return their textbooks to class on Monday so that they can be given their novel. Next week we will be starting our next novel unit, so textbooks must be returned before being given a copy of the novel.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today was reading Friday. We will have 1 more. Details of assignment for this will be on Google Classroom in the next few days.
- Reminder that Essay Test is on Wednesday. We will do more practice next class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today was reading Friday. We will have 1 more. Details of assignment for this will be on Google Classroom in the next few days.
- Reminder that Essay Test is on Wednesday. We will do more practice next class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Today was book circles! Continue reading at home!
- Reminder that essay test is 1 week from today. We will continue with practice next week.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- As part of spirit week, today the school had school wide Bingo!
February 24, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Essay practice in booklet today.
- Reminder to have readings & role completed for tomorrow's book circles.
- Tomorrow is PJ day!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- No homework.
- Essay test on March 2nd.
- Bring novels tomorrow! & Wear PJ's!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- No homework.
- Essay test on March 2nd.
- Bring novels tomorrow! & Wear PJ's!
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Continued with presentations today. Will continue tomorrow.
February 23, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Review today.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Pink shirt day presentation today
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Students were given class time today to read their novels for book circles.
Reminder- They should have their required reading done as well as their role for Friday's class.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Started presentations today that were due today. Will continue with these tomorrow.
February 22, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today we went over once again how to format a properly written constructed response. Students then completed the practice essay test in their booklets on page 41. This will look similar to their test on March 2nd. Practice is important.
- Journal entry from page 39 in booklet should be completed and will be graded.
- Students should be reading their chosen novels at home as well.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Chromebooks again today to work on final projects for this unit. Most students have completed it. All details are on Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today we went over once again how to format a properly written constructed response. Students then completed the practice essay test in their booklets on page 41. This will look similar to their test on March 2nd. Practice is important.
- Journal entry from page 39 in booklet should be completed and will be graded.
- Students should be reading their chosen novels at home as well.
February 21, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Gonzaga Course Selection Sheets are due back Friday. Students must also use their PowerSchool to register. An email to parents was sent home about this as well as the parent info session tomorrow evening.
- Tomorrow's spirit week theme is Twin Day.
- Students were asked to join the Yearbook Google Classroom to fill out their Yearbook Profiles. Due March 11th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Students were given time to finish questions from the essay practice last day.
- Students were asked to then complete the Journal Entry on page 39 of booklet about someone in their life who is an inspiration to them. This journal will be graded and should have been completed in class, but if not, must be finished at home.
- Reminder to be reading your independent novels at home.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Students continued working on chromebooks on their projects. All details are on Google Classroom. Those absent can be completing these at home.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Students were given time to finish questions from the essay practice last day.
- Students were asked to then complete the Journal Entry on page 39 of booklet about someone in their life who is an inspiration to them. This journal will be graded and should have been completed in class, but if not, must be finished at home.
- Reminder to be reading your independent novels at home.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Today was the final day in class working on projects. Presentations will start on Wednesday.
- Our listening assessment will go ahead tomorrow.
- There are details on school website about French bursary program in Quebec for students. This was discussed in class and is a great learning opportunity. See me if you have any further questions.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Reminder to be reading your independent novels at home.
February 18, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Book Circles today. Everyone should now have 1 role completed. Students should now continue reading and start preparing their role for next Friday. An email was sent home to parents about this.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Reading Friday today. Students are encouraged to be reading their novels at home as well.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Presentation from Gonzaga today regarding course selection for high school.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Reading Friday today. Students are encouraged to be reading their novels at home as well.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Spirit Week coming up! See school website for details!
- Grade 9 Summer French Program bursaries are available and being offered through Campus Notre-Dame-du-Foy. This is a great, fun learning experience. A link with more details can be found on the school website. Students are asked to see me if they have any questions.
February 17, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today students worked on practice essay # 3 in booklet on pages 33-37.
- Students are reminded to bring their novels for reading Friday tomorrow
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- 2 classes today. For the first class students continued work from yesterday's practice essay. For the second class, students were given the opportunity to silent read their novels in preparation for book circles tomorrow. Students should be reading their novels at home as well.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Today students continued working on their projects on Google Classroom. All details are in Google Classroom for those absent. There will be 1 more class to work on these.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
Today students continued work on their projects that we started yesterday.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Students are reminded to bring their novels for reading Friday tomorrow
February 16, 2022
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Started final project for this unit today on chromebooks. Students are researching a natural disaster of their choice and creating presentations about it to present to the class. Students will be given 3 classes to work on this. It is due on Feb. 23rd.
- The listening assessment will now take place on Feb 22nd.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today I went over an exemplar constructed response with students. It is posted to Google Classroom.
- Students worked on practice essay 2 today in booklet on pages 27-32.
- Global Issue posters are now late.
- Essay test will be on March 2nd and will be similar format to the practice we are doing in class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today students worked on practice essay 3 in booklet on pages 33-37.
- Essay test will be on March 2nd and will be similar format to the practice we are doing in class.
- Global Issue posters are now late.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Today students worked on practice essay 2 on pages 25-29 in booklet.
- Essay test will be on Friday March 4th and will be similar format to the practice we are doing in class.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Today the final project was introduced to students for this unit. They are going to create ads for advertising a country of their choice. Today students should have completed the research planning sheet 'Day 1 Planning'. We used the chromebooks for this and it is on Google Classroom. Those absent today should choose a country and complete their planning sheet at home.
- The listening quiz is postponed and will NOT take place this week.
February 15, 2022
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Due to delayed opening resulting in a shortened period, we were unable to do the listening assessment today. This will take place at a later date. This week students will be working on their final projects for this unit on chromebooks.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Students worked on Practice Essay 2 in their booklets on pages 27-32.
- Essay test will be on March 2nd and will be similar format to the practice we are doing in class.
February 11, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today was reading period for Reading Friday! Students are encouraged to be reading their chosen novels at home as well.
- Reminder that Global Issues Posters are due!
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- reviewed verbs Pouvoir and Devoir - quizlet for these on Google Classroom
- students worked on activities in their booklets on pages 24-25 of booklet.
- Listening quiz Thursday the 17th. Review Pouvoir and Devoir to prepare.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today was reading period for Reading Friday! Students are encouraged to be reading their chosen novels at home as well.
- Reminder that Global Issues Posters are due!
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Did 2 practice listening today that will be very similar to the assessment on Tuesday. I have posted 1 from today to Google Classroom to review / practice. If anyone would like some extra practice listening, please send me an email.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Continue to read your novels at home in preparation for next week's book circle!
February 10, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today we corrected work from yesterday and I went over an exemplar for the constructed response. It is posted to Google Classroom.
- Students worked on some coherence exercises in the booklet on pages 23-26 today.
- Students are reminded to bring their novel for Reading Friday tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Students worked on some coherence exercises in the booklet on pages 23-26 today.
- Students are reminded to bring their novel for Reading Friday tomorrow.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Completed page 13 in booklet together as a class.
- Discussed the verbs Devoir and Pouvoir and assigned part A on page 20.
- There will be a short listening quiz on Thursday the 17th. There is a quizlet posted to Google Classroom with the verbs to review.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Continued listening practice today. Assessment Tuesday.
February 9, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Students worked on pages 21-26 in booklet on coherence in writing exercises.
- Students signed out their novels for Book Circles. Students should be reading these novels at home in preparation for next week's book circle.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today we watched the last end of Team Gushue's curling match as his team represents the country and our province at the Olympics. After this, we reread the essay from yesterday's class and discussed the answers together as a class.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- I returned some evaluations today and students put them in their portfolios.
- Listening practice today. We watched a video on this unit's theme together and students answered questions as we went along. I paused along the way to ask some comprehension questions as they watched / listened. We will continue with listening practice this week and evaluation will be on Tuesday.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today students worked on practice essay on pages 14-17 in booklet. Students were given opportunity to have me read their constructed responses individually for feedback. These are great prep for the test coming up at the end of the month.
February 8, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Reviewed different types of essays and their characteristics.
- Students worked on and completed the Practice Essay on pages 14-20 of booklet.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- 2 classes today. In today's classes students worked on the practice essay and questions on pages 14-18 in the booklet and then were asked to review notes on Coherence on pages 20-21 and complete exercise # 1 for this.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- During today's class students were given a presentation about French programs in high school.
- For the rest of this week we will be doing practice listening comprehension questions based on videos with a listening assessment to follow on Tuesday, Feb. 15th.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Corrected work from yesterday on pages 7-8 in booklet and we worked on page 9 together as a class. Corrections are on Google Classroom. Passed back vocab quiz. Marks are on PowerSchool.
February 7, 2022
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Students completed reading assessment today.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today we did Essay Analysis on pages 6-7 of booklet. I discussed these essay elements with the class in detail prior to having students do the activity of underlining the elements being asked. We also discussed what type of essay it was and why.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Distributed unit booklet. Discussed important terms and elements. Students completed page 5 activity on transition words then worked on the essay analysis on pages 6-7 to work with certain essay elements. A copy of booklet is posted to Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today we did Essay Analysis on pages 6-7 of booklet. I discussed these essay elements with the class in detail prior to having students do the activity of underlining the elements being asked. We also discussed what type of essay it was and why.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Completed pages 7,8, 12 in booklet
February 4, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Today students were given their assigned novels & groups based on their preferences from yesterday's 'Book Speed Dating'. They were given the period today to read silently to get a good start on the novels. Next week, they will meet as a group to discuss page # goal in order to complete activities on Friday of next week.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Reading Friday # 1 today. Students are encouraged to read their chosen novels at home as well.
- Global Issue Posters were due. If I have it, it is noted as 'Collected' on PowerSchool. Please check to see if your child has this passed in.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Reading Friday # 1 today. Students are encouraged to read their chosen novels at home as well.
- Global Issue Posters were due. If I have it, it is noted as 'Collected' on PowerSchool. Please check to see if your child has this passed in.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Toady students worked on the last practice reading 'Les volcans'. I also went over important points for Monday's test. There is an extra practice reading in the booklet 'les inondations' that students can do over the weekend if they like, as extra prep for the test on Monday.
February 3, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Distributed booklets for this unit. Students should bring these every class. We went over the important essay terms and concepts for essay writing. Students were asked to work on and complete page 5 in booklet. We then corrected this work and students were then asked to read the Essay on pages 6-7 to decide what type of essay it was. We will do the activities on those pages on Monday.
- Students are reminded to bring their novels tomorrow for Reading Friday!
- Reminder : Global Issues Posters are DUE!
- Details of all of the above can be found on Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Bell Let's Talk Presentation during today's class.
- Students are reminded to bring their novels tomorrow for Reading Friday!
- Reminder : Global Issues Posters are DUE!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Today we had 'Book Speed Dating'! In preparation for book circles, students were given books to choose from- From the options given, they read each book for 5 minutes and then were to write their top 3 preferences on an index card to pass in to me. Tomorrow they will be assigned their novels and will have a reading period. Every Friday after this, students will meet with their book circle to complete various activities. It is important that all students take part and keep up on their readings!
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- another practice reading today.
- we will do one more tomorrow and quiz will be on Monday.
- there is a sample posted to Google Classroom to give students an idea of what is expected for the answers. We also went through this together as a class.
February 2, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Distributed booklets for this unit. We went over the important essay terms and concepts for essay writing. Students were asked to work on and complete page 5 in booklet. We then corrected this work and students were given the last 15 minutes of class to finish work on their Global Issues posters from yesterday. These are now due. All details on Google Classroom.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Completed vocab quiz today.
- When all students were finished with the quiz, we spent the remainder of the class talking about France and we used the vocab from this unit to talk about France from our discussion and a couple of tourist videos we watched.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
Students were given the class to finish work on their Global Issues posters from yesterday. These are now due. All details on Google Classroom.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- 2nd practice reading today. 'Les ouragans'. Will continue with practice readings this week in preparation for upcoming reading quiz.
February 1, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today students worked on a representing activity for this unit. They were to design posters creating awareness around a Global Issue. This is to be passed in for a representing mark. Details are on Google Classroom.
- Students are encouraged to read their novels at home as well.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Vocab Quiz tomorrow. Review Quizlet to prepare.
- In today's class we corrected and completed page 3 of booklet then started page 7 of booklet and reviewed for quiz tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today we went to the LRC to sign out novels for our next independent reading study. Reading Fridays will begin again this Friday. Students are asked to bring their novels every Friday and are encouraged to read at home.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Practice reading today 'un planete en changement'. We did this as a guided reading, read it together and went through reading strategies to complete the questions in booklet. Tomorrow, students will try one on their own. Reading Quiz on Monday. More practice this week.
January 31, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Today I introduced literature circles for the next novel study.
- Then we read an article 'Computers in Schools Could do More Harm than Good' and discussed the thesis of the essay.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Worked on Global Issues posters today. These must be passed in for a representing mark. Details are on Google Classroom.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Today we discussed dangers of floods in French and viewed 2 French clips. Students completed work in booklet to go along with these. Answer key as well as the videos for practice are posted to Google Classroom.
- There will be a reading quiz on Monday, Feb. 7th. We will do a practice reading every day this week and questions will be the same on quiz, just based on a new reading.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Went to the LRC today to sign out novels for next independent novel study. Reading Fridays start again this Friday. Students must bring their novels to class.
- Students are reminded to bring coloured pencils and / or markers to class for tomorrow's representing activity.
January 28, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Continued going over an exemplar constructed response answer to the 'From One Refugee to Another' reading. Material for this was posted in Google Classroom yesterday.
- We then discussed global citizenship as discussed in the nonfiction article in the textbook. Students are asked to bring coloring pencils or markers to class on Monday to create their posters- will discuss more on Monday.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Students had opportunity to continue working on their constructed response to 'That Empty Feeling' essay. Students had opportunity to sit with me and go over their answers. We then went through an exemplar answer together.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Listening and speaking practice today to reinforce vocab for this unit. Watched tv reports and videos about natural disasters and had class discussion using the vocab for this unit.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Corrected pages 1 and 2 from yesterday's work. Students then worked on page 3 in booklet.
- Reminder of vocab quiz Feb. 3rd. I have posted a quizlet for vocab as well as 2 Blooket review challenges as requested by students. These are great review for the quiz. Participation is encouraged.
January 27, 2022
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- today students completed the 'comparer 2 catastrophes canadiennes' section in booklet from yesterday's reading.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today we read the article 'From One Refugee to Another: What you Need to Know About Canada'. Students completed multiple choice questions for the article and then we discussed how to format a constructed response answer for the long answer question.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Distributed useful handout for 'Sentence Stems' to enhance writing. Discussed format of constructed responses and then students were asked to complete a journal essay question from the journal questions choice boards that were distributed today. This will be journal # 1 for this unit. Students had the opportunity to seek feedback from me.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today we finished the last 10 minutes of yesterday's documentary.
- We then read the article 'From One Refugee to Another: What you Need to Know About Canada'. Students completed multiple choice questions for the article and then we discussed how to format a constructed response answer for the long answer question.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Reviewed vocab and distributed new booklets for this unit. There will be a short vocab quiz on Wednesday the 2nd. Students are encouraged to review the quizlet in Google Classroom to review.
- Today I distributed new booklets for this unit. We worked on and completed pages 1 and 2 of booklet.
January 26, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Distributed terms booklet.
- Discussed components of descriptive essays and we then read an example as a class and students completed multiple choice questions that will be similar to future test type questions. We will work on a constructed response tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today we watched a documentary about 9/11 that discussed the kindness Newfoundlanders had shown. During the video students were to think about the main message of the video. Discussing the main message is an important topic that students will be asked to write about during our essay unit.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Today we read pages 34-37 of the text together as a class. Students were then asked to complete the activity for these pages in their booklet 'En resume'.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today we watched a documentary about 9/11 that discussed the kindness Newfoundlanders had shown. During the video students were to think about the main message of the video. Discussing the main message is an important topic that students will be asked to write about during our essay unit.
January 25, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Extended homeroom today that interrupted some of our class time, but today we discussed the topic of our next unit : Essays. We talked about the different types of essays.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Short discussion about where we are now in ELA today. Short story unit is complete and we will be beginning our next unit, nonfiction / essays, this week. Today we watched an award-winning short film, The Silent Child, and talked about the important messages from the film as well as the different perspectives from the characters.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Short discussion about where we are now in ELA today. Short story unit is complete and we will be beginning our next unit, nonfiction / essays, this week. Today we watched an award-winning short film, The Silent Child, and talked about the important messages from the film as well as the different perspectives from the characters.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Collected novels 'Nous Reviendrons en Acadie' and distributed booklets and texts for this unit. Students must return their novel before they will be assigned a text.
- Today students completed 'un survol du module' pages in booklet. A copy of booklet is on Google Classroom as well.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Welcome back. Friendly reminder to send along some extra masks, pencils, and other important school supplies. All novels and library books from before the break should be returned as well.
January 21, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Discussion on cliche, stereotypes, and character traits. We then watched the pilot episode of The Nanny together as a class and discussed those terms as seen in the episode.
- Have a great weekend!
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Watched tourist video about London, England. Students were then put in breakout rooms to fill in chart using the vocab we have been learning
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Assigned story and questions using Common lit - link on Google classroom
- Anyone who has not completed their story telling projects, it is now considered late.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Students were asked to complete questions from yesterday's reading
- IMPORTANT- students are asked to return their Nous Reviendrons en Acadie novels on Tuesday
January 20, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Assigned story and questions through CommonLit.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Continued with story telling projects today. Those who have not yet presented will be expected to present tomorrow.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Assigned reading and questions up to number 7.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Completed presentations for the story telling projects today.
January 19, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Students continued presenting their story telling projects today. Will finish with these tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Completed presentations of photo story telling projects today.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Assigned reading and questions for: Un systeme d'alerte naturel.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Continued with vocab activities today.
January 18, 2022
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Started class with a French song of the day.
- Assigned pre-reading questions for les catastrophes naturelles. Students had the rest of the class to work on these today so they should be completed.
- There is a quizlet link to useful vocab for this unit that students are encouraged to look at.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Students continued presenting their story telling projects today.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Students continued presenting photo story projects today.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Students continued presenting their story telling projects today.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Vocab activities today with Blooket.
There are quizlets and blookets posted for review.
January 17, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Students started presenting their photo story projects today. These were due today. Anyone who still hasn't finished should do so asap. We will continue with these tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Students started presenting their story telling projects today. These were due today. Anyone who still hasn't finished should do so asap. We will continue with these tomorrow.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Introduced new unit today- texte explicatif with the theme of les catastrophes naturelles. Today students worked in breakout rooms to brainstorm vocab for the unit and played a Stop Disasters game in French to learn some new vocab.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Students started presenting their story telling projects today. These were due today. Anyone who still hasn't finished should do so asap. We will continue with these tomorrow.
January 14, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today was the last class for students to work on their storytelling projects. These will be due on Monday.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today was the last class for students to work on their storytelling projects. These will be due on Monday.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Today was the last class for students to finish work on their Photo story projects. Due on Monday.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Another imparfait worksheet today to be submitted through a Google Form.
- We also did 2 Kahoot reviews for imparfait as well.
January 13, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Students continued working on their storytelling projects today. They will have tomorrow's class to finish work on these. Due on Monday.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Introduced the vocab for this unit with a Quizlet. The link is posted in Google Classroom and serves as great review. Students are encouraged to review this quizlet to become familiar with the vocab. We will do more vocab activities next day.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Students continued working on their storytelling projects today. They will have tomorrow's class to finish work on these. Due on Monday.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Students worked in breakout rooms today on a worksheet for imparfait verb tense. This should have been completed and turned in before leaving today's meet.
January 12, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Students continued working on their story telling projects during today's meet.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Today students continued presenting their personality projects to the class.
- No homework.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Students continued working on their story telling projects during today's meet.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Introduced the imparfait verb tense today. Slideshows and handouts in Google Classroom. Will continue with practice sheet on this tomorrow.
January 11, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Students continued working on their Photo story projects during today's class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
Recap from class Jan. 11th:
- Students continued working on their story telling projects. Everyone should have started their planning sheet. Most students finished planning sheet today.
- Will continue working on projects in tomorrow's class.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Addressed Google Forms from yesterday's class.
- Today students were to write 5 sentences using the passe compose about what they did this weekend, then, in breakout rooms asked classmates what they did and recorded their answers as speaking and writing practice with the passe compose verb tense.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Introduced the story telling project for this unit. Students will be working on these for the remainder of this week.
- For today, students should have chosen which set of photos from those provided that they are going to use for their stories.
January 10, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
Recap of class Jan.10th:
- Sharing of the Christmas break/memories slideshow
- Introduced project for the short story unit.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Students were given opportunity to plan and start their Photo story project.
- For this project, students will be taking photos around their house / outdoors to create a story.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
Recap from today's class :
- Complete the 2 Google Forms for Passe Compose - students can complete them as often as they like to improve mark.
- There is a worksheet posted as well that is great practice for having to choose whether you use avoir or etre. Strongly encouraged to complete this.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
Recap from class Jan. 10th:
- Students shared and presented their Personality projects. Will continue with these next day. If you still have not completed it, please do so and turn it in.
January 7, 2022
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
Recap of class Jan 7th:
- Explained more about passe compose with etre
- Assigned rest of questions on passe compose worksheet. All students should have this completed now.
- Did a kahoot review of the passe compose.
Students are encouraged to continue to review the passe compose verb tense.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
Recap of class Jan 7th:
- worked in groups to finish postscripts from last class
To do:
- add your photo to the Christmas slideshow if you haven't already done so.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
Recap of class Jan. 7th :
- Introduced project for short story unit : 'The Photo Story' and showed an example of what is expected.
You are encouraged to start thinking about your story and photos.
Have a good weekend!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
Recap of class Jan 7th:
- worked in groups to finish postscripts from last class
To do:
- add your photo to the Christmas slideshow if you haven't already done so
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
Recap of class Jan. 7th:
- As an intro to our next unit, le grand voyage, students were given blank maps of Canada and learned the names for Canadian provinces, and the oceans, in French. They colored and labeled their maps using an online app called Kleki.
- IMPORTANT- Please check with your child to see if they have completed and turned in the Personality Project! This was started and due BEFORE the break. Presentations for these will begin virtually on Monday!
January 6, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
Game plan / Recap of class Jan. 6th:
- Read or listen to audiobook for story of 'The Story of an Hour'
- Complete Google Form (This was to be turned in by end of the class).
Students had the option to work a friend or group of friends for today's story.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
Recap of today's class January 6th:
- Reminder about the Christmas Memory Slideshow- add your photo to the slideshow ASAP! :)
- Read the story 'Priscilla and the Wimps'
- Started working in groups (or individually) on writing a postscript for the story. Will continue this in tomorrow's class!
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
My homework post did not post yesterday because I forgot that the homework page will not work if there are French accents put in. My apologies. Below you will find a recap from class on Jan. 5th and Jan. 6th.

There are 2 Kahoot Challenges posted for review of passe compose if they choose!

Recap of class Jan 5th:
- Slideshow for review of the passe compose with Avoir
- Assigned Questions A, C, & D on worksheet for passe compose

Recap of class January 6th:
- Went over section E of passe compose worksheet on irregular verbs with avoir
- Assigned questions F & G
- Went through slideshow on passe compose with etre.


Tomorrow we will complete the worksheet with the questions on etre and we will do a Kahoot review! Review if you want to be the winner!
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
To those of who didn't finish / turn in the personality projects that we were working on on the chromebooks in school before the break, you should be finishing those up and turning in ASAP. Please check on this with your child.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
Recap of today's class January 6th:
- Reminder about the Christmas Memory Slideshow- add your photo to the slideshow ASAP! :)
- Read the story 'Priscilla and the Wimps'
- Will start working in groups on writing a postscript for the story in tomorrow's class!
January 5, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
Recap from today's class (Jan.5th) :
- We discussed a Christmas Memory Slideshow
- Read the story 'My Brother's Christmas Story'
To do :
- Fill in your slide for the Christmas Memory Slideshow
- Do the Google Form for 'My Brother's Christmas Story'.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
Recap from today's class (Jan.5th) :
- We discussed a Christmas Memory Slideshow
- Read the story 'My Brother's Christmas Story'
To do :
- Fill in your slide for the Christmas Memory Slideshow
- Do the Google Form for 'My Brother's Christmas Story'.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
Recap of today's class Jan. 5th :
- First class together since the break- talked about what everyone got for Christmas
- Briefly summarized the short story, Gift of the Magi that we read before the break and assigned a Google Form for this story.

To do for today :
- the Google Form for 'Gift of the Magi'
January 4, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Welcome back and Happy New Year!
Today we discussed Google Meet Etiquette and expectations for online learning. Posters/Document were posted to Google Classroom.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Welcome back and Happy New Year!
Today we discussed Google Meet Etiquette and expectations for online learning. Posters/Document were posted to Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Welcome back and Happy New Year!
Today we discussed Google Meet Etiquette and expectations for online learning. Posters/Document were posted to Google Classroom.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Welcome back and Happy New Year!
Today we discussed Google Meet Etiquette and expectations for online learning. Posters/Document were posted to Google Classroom.
December 15, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- continued with presentations tomorrow. remaining will be tomorrow.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- continued with presentations tomorrow. remaining will be tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- started character interview presentations- will continue in tomorrow's class
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Book talk presentations started today. Will continue in tomorrow's class.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Tomorrow's theme is Ugly Sweater Day
- Please bring along food bank donations- see school website for details
December 14, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- presentations began today for projects that were due today.
- will continue tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- presentations began today for projects that were due today.
- will continue tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- There was a session today with the Safe & Caring School's itinerant in the LRC so we did not get to start presentations today. However, projects are due and presentations will begin in tomorrow's class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Book Talks due tomorrow
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Today students worked on chromebooks to finish their projects in Google Classroom. Please complete at home if unfinished. Please check with your child and their google classroom to see if this is finished and turned in.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- candycane gram delivery tomorrow
- ugly christmas sweater day is Thursday
- Pyjama Day is Friday
December 13, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today students worked on finalizing their character interviews for their independent novels. These are due tomorrow. Presentations will begin in class tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today students worked on finalizing their character interviews for their independent novels. These are due tomorrow. Presentations will begin in class tomorrow.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Christmas activities today. Students will work on the chromebooks tomorrow to finish their projects in Google Classroom.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Today was the last class of 4 to work on final projects on the chromebooks. These are due tomorrow and presentations will begin tomorrow in class. Students should have their presentation prepared on index cards for when they present.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- We are asking families to donate a non-perishable food item or a grocery gift card to support our Annual MDJH Christmas Food Drive. Students who drop off a donation should leave their name and homeroom and they will be eligible for a draw for a $100 gift card from Best Buy.
- Tomorrow's theme : Dress in Red & Green!
December 10, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Last reading Friday period was today. Project due Tuesday and presentations will begin on this day. Went over this in class and details are in Google Classroom as well.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Last reading Friday period was today. Project due Tuesday and presentations will begin on this day. Went over this in class and details are in Google Classroom as well.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Last reading Friday period was today. Project due Wednesday and presentations will begin on this day. Went over this in class and details are in Google Classroom as well.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
Class 3/4 working on chromebooks today for final project. Last class to work on this will be on Monday. Projects will be due Tuesday with presentations beginning on this day. Students are asked to bring in index cards to put their presentation on to present.
December 8, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Continued working on final projects for novel study unit on chromebooks. Working class 2/4 to work on these. Due Monday, with presentations beginning then.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Listened to the short story 'The Gift of The Magi' and discussed the theme of making sacrifices for those we love. Watched a video comparison of the story and had a class discussion comparing the two.
- Finish any assigned work on the previous short stories if you have not already. Details for novel project have been posted to Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Listened to the short story 'The Gift of The Magi' and discussed the theme of making sacrifices for those we love. Watched a video comparison of the story and had a class discussion comparing the two.
-Details for novel project have been posted to Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Listened to the short story 'The Gift of The Magi' and discussed the theme of making sacrifices for those we love. Watched a video comparison of the story and had a class discussion comparing the two.
- Finish any assigned work on the previous short stories if you have not already. Details for novel project have been posted to Google Classroom.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Today students learned some new vocabulary while we completing a drawing activity in French- 'dessiner un lutin' un lutin is an elf. Students labeled their elves with the French vocab we learned today. We then started to watch a short film about elves!
- We will continue with the final project on chromebooks next week.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Still accepting donations (money or items) for the Adopt a Senior project. Items still needed are men's razor blades, deodorant, soft cheesies, knitting needles. Donations due Friday. Thanks to all who have donated.
December 7, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Read the short story 'Once Upon a Time' today. Discussed important elements of the story and the theme.
- Students will work on the theme question in tomorrow's class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Read the short story 'Ambush'. Students were given a journal entry to work on. Complete for homework and turn in if not completed in class.
- So far for the short story unit, students should have completed questions on 'The Dinner Party', 'Zarg Tyranny', and the journal on 'Ambush'.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Started unit projects today on the chromebooks. All details are in Google Classroom. Students will have 4 class periods in total to work on this- with presentations beginning on Monday. We will be working on this the rest of this week.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today students were asked to finish questions on the 'Zarg Tyranny'. Then they were to read the short story, 'Ambush'. A journal entry was assigned for this and should be completed.
- So far for the short story unit, students should have completed questions on 'The Dinner Party', 'Zarg Tyranny', and the journal on 'Ambush'.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- 50/50 tickets- please return
- Still accepting donations for Adopt a Senior.
- Tomorrow's Christmas Chaos theme is to Dress like a Christmas Character!
December 6, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Discussed independent novel assignment today. Details are posted to Google Classroom. Due Dec.14th and presentations will begin then. This should be worked on at home.
- Writing prompt activity today- students were to write their own story in 15 minutes starting with the word 'Dude'.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Discussed independent novel assignment today. Details are posted to Google Classroom. Due Dec.14th and presentations will begin the 15th. This should be worked on at home.
- Students were given the rest of the period to complete their questions on 'Zarg Tyranny'. Complete at home if not finished.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Continued reading the short story 'The Interlopers' today.
- Students were given worksheet- complete at home if not finished in class.
- To date students should have worksheet in Google Classroom completed for 'Lamb to the Slaughter' and then the worksheet from today's class.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Novel test today. Those absent will be expected to write in class tomorrow.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Please return 50/50 tickets- sold or not sold.
- Still accepting donations for Adopt a Senior project.
- Christmas Chaos begins tomorrow- details posted to Francais google classroom.
December 2, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Students worked on questions today for the short story 'The Zarg Tyranny'. Students had the option of working with a partner or independently.
- Reading Friday tomorrow! Students are asked to bring their chosen novels to class!
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- today we did some Christmas activities!
- We will continue with our projects tomorrow on the chromebooks.
- no homework.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Students continued to work on questions today for the short story 'The Zarg Tyranny'. Students had the option of working with a partner or independently.
- Reading Friday tomorrow! Students are asked to bring their chosen novels to class!
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Reviewed for test. Students were given review sheets for test prep. There is also a quizlet posted to Google Classroom. This, along with the booklet, and review sheets, will be great prep for the test on Monday.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Return 50/50 tickets
- Picture retakes tomorrow
- Candy gram sales are ongoing
- Adopt a Senior Project
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Continue reading novel for independent novel assignment in prep for your 'Book talk'
- Complete 'Lamb to the Slaughter' questions in google classroom.
December 1, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today students continued working through the questions on 'The Zarg Tyranny' short story.
- no homework, but reading your chosen novel at home is encouraged.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today we read the short story, 'The Zarg Tyranny'. Each student took turns reading aloud. We will continue with activities on this story tomorrow.
- no homework, but reading your chosen novel at home is encouraged.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- discussed the project for the independent novel assignment- the 'Book talk'.
- started to read the short story 'The Interlopers'. Will continue tomorrow.
- no homework, but reading your chosen novel at home is encouraged.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- finished novel and assigned remaining questions in booklet.
- novel test on Monday.
- we will spend tomorrow and Friday's class as review classes. Review at home is encouraged.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Adopt a Senior Project: donate if you can
- Candy Cane Gram sales: support needy families in our school community
- Picture retake Friday
- 50/50 tickets
November 30, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today we read aloud the short story 'Zarg Tyranny' and students started working through worksheets for the story. We will continue with these tomorrow and students are expected to have their handouts in class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Period 2 today was reading period as no class on Friday for reading Friday. Students should be reading their chosen novels at home as well.
- Period 4 class today students worked on chromebooks for the activities on the short story 'Lamb to the Slaughter'- please complete for homework if not finished
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Read chapter 11 aloud
- Novel test Monday Dec. 6th
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Students started working on their final projects for this unit on the chromebooks.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Immunization forms due TOMORROW.
November 29, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Recap of chapter 10
- Students were assigned questions 1-5 in booklet
- Corrected questions- see google classroom if you missed any.
- Novel test Dec 6th
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Group Activity today as an intro to our next short story, 'Zarg Tyranny' regarding rules and why we have rules
- Tomorrow we will read the story.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Group Activity today as an intro to our next short story, 'Zarg Tyranny' regarding rules and why we have rules
- Tomorrow we will read the story.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Today students watched the 1958 short film adaptation of the short story Lamb to the Slaughter that we read in class on Friday.
- Students are reminded to bring their chosen novels to period 2 class tomorrow for reading period as we do not have a class on Friday. During period 4 class tomorrow we will work on chromebooks for activities based on today's short story.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Intro to unit project today. Will start these in class on the chromebooks tomorrow.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Immunization forms must be signed and returned.

-Students are reminded to bring in a donation for our Adopt a Senior project. See our school website for list of items

- students were given tickets for 50/50 fundraiser that will take place Dec 10th. There are daily draws for students who bring in tickets and money. See school website for details.
November 26, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
Today was Reading Friday # 2 ! There will be 2 more of these then a project will be due. Details coming on Monday.
Students are encouraged to read their chosen novels at home as well.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
Today was Reading Friday # 2 ! There will be 2 more of these then a project will be due. Details coming on Monday.
Students are encouraged to read their chosen novels at home as well.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
Today was Reading Friday # 2 ! There will be 2 more of these then a project will be due. Details coming on Monday.
Students are encouraged to read their chosen novels at home as well.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- went over answers for chapters 7-9. See slideshow on Google Classroom if you missed any.
- read chapter 10 aloud
- no homework.
- Novel test scheduled for Monday, Dec. 6th.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Immunization forms have been sent home and are to be returned by December 1st. Please return ASAP.

-Students are reminded to bring in a donation for our Adopt a Senior project. See our school website for list of items

- students were given tickets for 50/50 fundraiser. See school website for details.
November 25, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today students continued working through activities on the short story 'The Dinner Party'
- I started student-teacher interviews with students today- going through their portfolio of evaluations with them individually. These are on-going.
- REMINDER: Students are reminded to bring their chosen novels to class tomorrow for Reading Friday!!!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today students continued working through activities on the short story 'The Dinner Party'
- I started student-teacher interviews with students today- going through their portfolio of evaluations with them individually. These are on-going.
- REMINDER: Students are reminded to bring their chosen novels to class tomorrow for Reading Friday!!!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Today we read the short story 'Lamb to the Slaughter'. Students took turns reading aloud. We will continue with activities on this story next week. If you were absent, the story is on Google Classroom for you to read.
- REMINDER: Students are reminded to bring their chosen novels to class tomorrow for Reading Friday!!!
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- brief recap of chapter 8 then we read chapter 9 aloud. Questions for chapters 7-9 were assigned in booklet and should now be completed.
- See Google Classroom for slideshow with answers if you missed any.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Immunization forms have been sent home and are to be returned by December 1st.

-Students are reminded to bring in a donation for our Adopt a Senior project. See our school website for list of items

- tickets for 50/50 fundraiser were sent home today. See school website for details.
November 24, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
Today students continued working through the activities on the short story 'The Dinner Party'.
- no homework unless news article has not been turned in on Google Classroom
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Today we worked on pages 9 and 14 in our booklet as a class. Students have been practicing how to say activities they like in French.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
Today students continued working through the activities on the short story 'The Dinner Party'.
- no homework unless news article has not been turned in on Google Classroom
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Recap of chapter 7 today, read chapter 8 aloud and students worked on questions in booklet.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Immunization forms were sent home today and are to be returned by December 1st.

-Students are reminded to bring in a donation for our Adopt a Senior project. See our school website for list of items
November 23, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today we did a listening activity on the short story 'The Dinner Party'. Students were then given a copy of the story and started to work on the elements of plot worksheet. We will continue with these handouts tomorrow.
- no homework unless the news article is still not submitted on Google Classroom.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Today we worked through pages 10-12 in the booklet together as a class
- no homework
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today we did a listening activity on the short story 'The Dinner Party'. Students were then given a copy of the story and started to work on the elements of plot worksheet. We will continue with these handouts tomorrow.
- no homework unless the news article is still not submitted on Google Classroom.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- completed listening assessment on chapters 1-6
- read chapter 7 aloud
- no homework
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Students are reminded to bring in a donation for our Adopt a Senior project. See our school website for list of items
November 19, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- today was Reading Friday! Students had a reading period to read their chosen novel. Students should be reading their novels at home, even if it is just 10-15 minutes an evening!
- News articles were due today in Google Classroom!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- we had 2 class periods today. For one class students continued working on the figurative language webquest and we played a figurative language blooket. The other class was a reading period for reading Friday.
Enjoy your weekend!
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Students worked on questions in booklet and we reviewed them as a class. These answers are posted to Google Classroom as well.
- Short listening assessment based on chapters 1-6 of novel on Tuesday.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Quiz was today

Enjoy your weekend!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- News articles were due today on Google Classroom!
November 18, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- listening assessment on chapters 1-6 moved to Tuesday.
- today we read chapter 6. tomorrow students will work on questions in the booklet and we will review.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today students looked at examples figurative language in Marvel movie clippings
- news articles due on Google Classroom tomorrow.
- Reading Friday tomorrow!! Please bring your independent novel to class!!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
Tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 19th we start 'Reading Fridays' for English class. Over the next four to five Fridays students will be reading their own independent novels during class time. All students were given opportunity to go to the school library to get a novel today. It is their responsibility to bring their novel to class on Fridays. Once this is finished students will have an assignment that will be presented to the class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
Today students had a reading period.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- today we reviewed for the quiz tomorrow. Strongly encourage students to review this evening using the items in Google Classroom.
November 17, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- students worked in groups today using the chromebooks on a figurative language webquest
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- today was the 3rd and final class using the chromebooks to complete news articles. If for some reason this is still not completed, it is to be finished at home and final due date is Friday the 19th.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- read chapter 5 today and worked on questions in booklet
- short listening assessment on chapters 1 to 6 on Friday.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- today was the 3rd and final class using the chromebooks to complete news articles. If for some reason this is still not completed, it is to be finished at home and final due date is Friday the 19th.
- Reminder to bring novels to class tomorrow for reading period!
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Reminder to review for quiz on Friday. See Google Classroom.
November 16, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- today we took a look at a video to see how figurative language is used in movies as an intro to the short story unit and the types of figurative language. We then re-read the short story from yesterday.
- no homework
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- today we took a look at a video to see how figurative language is used in movies as an intro to the short story unit and the types of figurative language. Students then looked for examples of figurative language in the short story that we read yesterday.
- no homework
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- returned all assessments. students started their portfolios to keep their assessments organized in one place. We went over common errors from the essay test, as well as what was well done.
- comparative write-up was due on Google Classroom yesterday
- short story unit up next
- no homework
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- reread chapter 4. students then worked on questions in the booklet. questions 1-11 for chapters 3 and 4 should now all be complete. See Google Classroom to check your answers.
- short listening quiz on chapters 1-6 of novel on Friday.
November 15, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- figurative language review today in preparation for next unit- Short Stories
- took a look at the short story, 'All Summer in a Day'.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- figurative language review today in preparation for next unit- Short Stories
- took a look at the short story, 'All Summer in a Day'.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
-Process piece (comparison between novel and film) is now due on Google Classroom.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- QUIZ on Friday the 19th!
- Continued with review for the quiz today.
- Review items in Google Classroom.
- An email was sent home to parents and guardians with information about the quiz.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- corrected questions in booklet - slideshow with answers is posted to Google Classroom as well.
- started to read chapter 4- Will continue tomorrow.
- there will be a short listening assessment on Friday based on Chapters 1-6 of novel. Review of chapters is encouraged.
November 12, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today students went to the library to choose a novel for their independent novel study. This was the start of 'Reading Fridays'. Students will be expected to read these novels on their own time, as well as in class on Fridays. There will be a project at the end, so reading the novel is important. It is a good idea to bring these novels everyday, as you can read silently when finished your work.
Please note: This class won't have class on Friday next week, so we will have a reading period on Thursday instead. Please bring your novels to school.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today students went to the library to choose a novel for their independent novel study. This was the start of 'Reading Fridays'. Students will be expected to read these novels on their own time, as well as in class on Fridays. There will be a project at the end, so reading the novel is important. It is a good idea to bring these novels everyday, as you can read silently when finished your work.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Students worked on pages in their booklet today to practice for upcoming quiz. It is important to review all materials in Google Classroom for this unit 'Mosaique'. There are songs, quizlets, review notes, and answer keys to some pages of the booklet there to help students. We will do more review in class as well. Regular review is important.
- Quiz will be on Friday the 19th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Process Piece due in Google Classroom by Monday.
November 9, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today students continued working on their news articles on the chromebooks. Students will be given 1 more class to work on these in class.
- Any student who have not returned their Catch Me Once, Catch Me Twice novel should do so tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- recap of both classes today : Finished last 5 minutes of film. Students were then given both classes to work on the chromebooks on the process piece for this unit- a comparative piece between the novel and film. All details in Google Classroom and should be finished at home if not finished today.
- Students are asked to return their novels tomorrow.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- read chapter 2 of novel
- students should have completed all questions in booklet on chapters 1 & 2
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- continued with activities on the chromebooks today to review the vocab. Students are encoruaged to review this vocab at home.
November 8, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- started novel
- read chapter 1
- students completed questions on les personnages, les lieux, and questions 1 and 2 in comprehension questions
- it is important that students catch up on chapters they miss if they are absent.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today students started work on their news articles. They are writing news articles based on an incident from the novel. All details are posted to Google Classroom. These articles will be done in the chromebooks in class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- finished watching film The Giver in preparation for our process piece- The comparative essay. Will start work on these tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today students started work on their news articles. They are writing news articles based on an incident from the novel. All details are posted to Google Classroom. These articles will be done in the chromebooks in class.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Used chromebooks for students to practice vocab for this unit using quizlets. We then played some quizlet lives to see how well they reviewed the flashcards during the class! The quizlets are posted to Google Classroom. Students are encouraged to review these at home.
November 5, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Today we started viewing the movie The Giver in preparation for our comparison process piece next week. We will continue viewing on Monday.
- No homework. Have a great weekend.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today we continued discussion about news articles and their elements. Students worked together on activities where they were to identify elements of news articles in examples. This is in preparation for next week when students will begin to write their own articles.
- Over the weekend, students should think about what they would like to write about. It must be an event/incident related to the novel.
-Reminder to return novels.
Have a great weekend!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today we continued discussion about news articles and their elements. Students worked together on activities where they were to identify elements of news articles in examples. This is in preparation for next week when students will begin to write their own articles.
- Over the weekend, students should think about what they would like to write about. It must be an event/incident related to the novel.
-Reminder to return novels.
Have a great weekend!
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Continued work with passe simple verb tense in booklet and went over answers together as a class. Students should become familiar with this verb tense as it is used in our novel. We will begin reading the novel in class on Monday. Students are asked to please bring dictionary to class.
- Have a great weekend!
November 4, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today we started next topic for our process piece - newspaper articles.
- students are asked to please return their copies of the novel to tomorrow's class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today we started next topic for our process piece - newspaper articles.
- students are asked to please return their copies of the novel to tomorrow's class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Today was the essay test
- No homework. Enjoy your evening.
November 3, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Essay test was today
- no homework
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- today the booklets for our next unit was distributed. we discussed the vocab and verbs on page 1 in relation to the multiple intelligences activity we did in yesterday's class.
- no homework
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Essay test was today
- no homework
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- went over all Prereading activity questions
- introduced Passe simple (historical past tense used in literary works). Students will be expected to recognize this tense as it is used in the book (did some practice exercises). There are links to some practice websites in the booklet. Will continue with this in tomorrow's class.
- Booklet is posted to Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Reminder that Essay Test is tomorrow.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- School clothing orders due Nov.10th. See my in homeroom for order form.
- Picture retakes Dec. 3rd.
November 2, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Content quiz (Part 1) of novel test was today.
- Essay test tomorrow. Review your practice essays and Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Content quiz (Part 1) of novel test was today.
- Essay test tomorrow. Review your practice essays and Google Classroom.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Started new unit today with an activity on multiple intelligences to introduce some new vocab.
- no homework
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- I was out this afternoon but new booklets and novels were distributed to students for our novel unit.
- Students were asked to work on and complete Activities 1 and 2 in booklet as pre-reading exercises. No homework unless these weren't completed.
- Copy of booklet is posted to Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Reminder that essay test is Thursday. Review practice essays and notes in Google Classroom.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- School clothing orders due Nov.10th. See me for order form if interested.
- Picture retakes Dec. 3rd.
November 1, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- review today for essay test.
- students are strongly encouraged to check Google Classroom for review.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- last class today for review. Went over some important reminders. Students are strongly encouraged to check Google Classroom. There are many review notes and important notes there.
- Content quiz tomorrow
- Essay test on Wednesday.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- listening activity today
- no homework
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- last class today for review. Went over some important reminders. Students are strongly encouraged to check Google Classroom. There are many review notes and important notes there.
- Content quiz tomorrow
- Essay test on Wednesday.
October 29, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today we went over a model essay. Students then worked on their practice essays for the rest of the class. Students are encouraged to check Google Classroom for important information and study notes.
- Content Quiz : Nov. 2nd
- Novel Essay Test : Nov. 3rd.
October 28, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- listening evaluation today
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- today students continued working on their practice essays. all students should have an essay completed by now as we have spent 2 classes working on these.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Content Quiz for the novel today.
- students are encouraged to review for the upcoming essay test on Nov. 4th. There are important review notes posted to Google Classroom as well as sample Essay Questions.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- today students continued working on their practice essays. all students should have an essay completed by now as we have spent 2 classes working on these.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- some Halloween fun today
October 27, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Today students were asked to work on a sample Essay Question found in their review booklet. I have posted many important review notes to Google Classroom.
- Reminder : Content quiz tomorrow. Novel Essay test will be on Nov.4th
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today students were given a handout with 4 possible essay test questions and were asked to work on #2. Students should have at least an introduction and a first body paragraph completed. We will continue practice essay writing tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today students were given a handout with 4 possible essay test questions and were asked to work on #2. Students should have at least an introduction and a first body paragraph completed. We will continue practice essay writing tomorrow.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- practice listening activities today. There will be a listening evaluation tomorrow and students are encouraged to review the videos posted in Google Classroom to prepare.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Students are asked to bring coloring pencils to class
October 26, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today students worked on a graphic organizer to make notes on conflict. We discussed this as a class. I posted some very important notes to Google Classroom that will help students prepare for their test next week. Please review these handouts. We will begin practice essay writing in class tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today students worked on a graphic organizer to make notes on conflict. We discussed this as a class. I posted some very important notes to Google Classroom that will help students prepare for their test next week. Please review these handouts. We will begin practice essay writing in class tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Today we continued with review for the test. Content Quiz will be on Thursday the 28th and the essay portion of the test will be on November 4th. We will do practice in class but students are encouraged to review at home.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Practice listening activities today. We will do some more tomorrow. There will be a listening evaluation on Thursday. I have posted some videos to Google Classroom for students to review. Students are encouraged to listen and watch these at home, as the evaluation will be based off one of these videos!
October 25, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today we discussed the ending of the novel and then we started reviewing for the upcoming test.
- We will continue with review this week. Students are encouraged to review their chapter questions at home and to start thinking about conflict in the novel.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Reading evaluation was today.
- We still start the next unit next class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today we discussed the ending of the novel and then we started reviewing for the upcoming test.
- We will continue with review this week. Students are encouraged to review their chapter questions at home and to start thinking about conflict in the novel.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- today we corrected language activities that were assigned in Acadie booklet from last day.
- We will continue doing practice listening with an evaluation on Thursday. More details to come.
October 22, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today students were given the opportunity to silent read to finish the last few chapters of our novel. All students should have the novel finished by Monday if they did not finish it in class today. We will begin review on Monday for the test.
- Content Quiz of the novel will be on Nov 2nd. This is Part A of the test and is comprised of objective style questions (Fill-Ins, Multiple Choice, True/False, and Identify the Quote). Part B will be on Nov. 3rd. It will consist of students answering one essay question pertaining to the novel (theme/conflict or character development). Students will get one of the three questions. At least four paragraphs required. Review will start Monday and items will be posted to Google Classroom for study purposes. Students are reminded that their chapter questions need to be completed. They will serve as a great review for the test as well.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today students were given the opportunity to silent read to finish the last few chapters of our novel. Many students started to work on a practice content quiz. All students should have the novel finished by Monday if they did not finish it in class today. We will begin review on Monday for the test.
- Content Quiz of the novel will be on Nov 2nd. This is Part A of the test and is comprised of objective style questions (Fill-Ins, Multiple Choice, True/False, and Identify the Quote). Part B will be on Nov. 3rd. It will consist of students answering one essay question pertaining to the novel (theme/conflict or character development). Students will get one of the three questions. At least four paragraphs required. Review will start Monday and items will be posted to Google Classroom for study purposes. Students are reminded that their chapter questions need to be completed. They will serve as a great review for the test as well.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Today students created their own brochures with the required information they will need to review for Monday's short evaluation. Please see Google Classroom.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- continued work in Acadie booklet. We will start the novel Nous reviendrons en Acadie next week.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- PLEASE NOTE THIS CHANGE: Content Quiz for The Giver novel will take place on Thursday, October 28th. This is Part A of the test and is comprised of objective style questions (Fill-Ins, Multiple Choice, True/False). Students are encouraged to review their questions for this. PART B- The essay question will now take place on November 4th to allow for more class time to review. Review will be ongoing and important items will be posted to Google Classroom next week.
October 20, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today I collected forms and money for the field trip tomorrow. If your child has not passed this in but is planning to attend the field trip, please send me an email of permission and the student will be expected to have the money with them tomorrow.
- We read chapter 15 of the novel today.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today I collected forms and money for the field trip tomorrow. If your child has not passed this in but is planning to attend the field trip, please send me an email of permission and the student will be expected to have the money with them tomorrow.
- We read chapter 15 of the novel today.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Today we continued with Acadie booklet. No homework.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Students were given class time to finish their representing activity. This is to be finished at home and passed in if not completed today.
- During our second class students were given the period to start review for the test. They worked together on answering questions in their booklet. Test dates are posted to Google Classroom.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Today we continued reviewing in preparation for the short reading evaluation on Monday. See Google Classroom for details.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
Friday is Jamarama. Bring a donation for the Janeway and wear your pyjamas
October 19, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
First half of today's class we had a conversation class discussing the points about Acadie that we have learned so far. I then showed a couple of short videos explaining the Acadian culture and festivals. Students then worked on the true/false questions on p.18 of their booklet which focused the festivals, folklore, et attractions tourisitques section of booklet.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Collected missing Instagram activities today- please check PowerSchool to check if your child is missing any assignments.
- Today we read chapters 13 & 14 of the novel as a class.
- REMINDER: Please return Field trips forms and Money tomorrow for the field trip on Thursday!
- TEST DATES: Upcoming Novel Test parts 1 & 2 will be on Nov. 2nd and 3rd.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Today students started working on a Representing Activity for the novel unit. Students will be given class time tomorrow to complete these. They will be passed in for a representing and a writing mark. It has also been posted to Google Classroom.
- TEST DATES : For upcoming Novel Test- Part 1- Oct 27th. Part 2- Oct 28th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Collected missing Instagram activities today- please check PowerSchool to check if your child is missing any assignments.
- Today we read chapter 13 and students were asked to read chapter 14. If not finished in class, they were asked to read at home. Students are required to catch up on any chapters they miss if they are absent.
- REMINDER: Please return Field trips forms and Money tomorrow for the field trip on Thursday!
- TEST DATES: Upcoming Novel Test parts 1 & 2 will be on Nov. 2nd and 3rd.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Today students were given a few handouts on some things to review for an upcoming short reading evaluation on Monday Oct 25th. We will do practice in class to prepare. A copy of this has been posted to Google Classroom. Students can and are encouraged to review up to and including page 4 of the booklet to prepare.
- Please check PowerSchool to ensure your child is not missing an assignment.
October 18, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Today we re-read the last chapter of the novel and students completed a viewing activity that was taken in and will count for a mark.
- students are encouraged to work through their question booklets as review for the novel test.
- students are asked to please bring colored pencils for tomorrow's class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- today students had their 2nd and final class to work on their representing activity. This is to be passed in for a mark. If it was not finished in class today, students were asked to complete it at home and pass it in tomorrow.
- Field trip: Permission forms went home today with information about a field trip on Thursday the 21st. Please return form and money tomorrow or Wednesday.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- today we went over the Acadie activities that were assigned on Friday
- today students continued working on activities in Acadie booklet- Education Act. 1 and la gastronomie Act 1.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- today students had their 2nd and final class to work on their representing activity. This is to be passed in for a mark. If it was not finished in class today, students were asked to complete it at home and pass it in tomorrow.
- Field trip: Permission forms went home today with information about a field trip on Thursday the 21st. Please return form and money tomorrow or Wednesday.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
Jamarama is on Friday. Students are encouraged to wear their pyjamas and bring in a donation to the Janeway.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Reminder to those who didn't pass in their project should do so tomorrow.
October 15, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- today we read chapter 12 of the novel together as a class.
- students were then assigned the Representing activity for this unit. Students are creating Instagram posts pretending they are a character from the novel to represent an important scene of the novel. This will be taken in for a mark on PowerSchool. Students will continue to work on these next class and are asked to please bring coloring pencils to class for completion of this activity. Details have been posted to Google Classroom as well.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- today students silent read chapter 12 of the novel.
- students were then assigned the Representing activity for this unit. Students are creating Instagram posts pretending they are a character from the novel to represent an important scene of the novel. This will be taken in for a mark on PowerSchool. Students will continue to work on these next class and are asked to please bring coloring pencils to class for completion of this activity. Details have been posted to Google Classroom as well.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- students were assigned the following activities in Acadie booklet today:
- Situation Geographique : Act. 1 & 2
- Histoire : Act. 1 & 2
- Les Sports: Act. 1
These are to be finished at home if not finished in class. I will be checking these on Monday to see that they have been completed. Copy of booklet is on Google Classroom as well.
October 14, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today we read chapter 11 as a class and we discussed an important historical event that was mentioned in the novel - the burning of the K of C building in St.John's in 1942. To expand their learning of this topic, we watched a short video that explained this event a little further in detail.
- Students are asked to please bring coloring pencils to tomorrow's class. Please remind your child of this.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Today was the last day to work on the projects for this unit. Most students finished and read their paragraphs to me.
- Please see powerschool to ensure the speaking portion of your child's project is not noted as incomplete. If it is noted as incomplete, this means they did not finish their project in today's class and therefore did not read their paragraph to me. If noted as incomplete, they will be expected to complete at home and will read their paragraph to me next class, Tuesday, for the speaking grade for this unit.
- The written part has not yet been corrected so everyone will see a blank there for that right now.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today we read chapter 11 as a class and we discussed an important historical event that was mentioned in the novel - the burning of the K of C building in St.John's in 1942. To expand their learning of this topic, we watched a short video that explained this event a little further in detail.
- Students are asked to please bring coloring pencils to tomorrow's class. Please remind your child of this.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- organized portfolios ( returned all assessments for unit 1 and put in portfolio)
- started next unit: Novel study Nous Revinedrons en Acadie (starting with mini unit on L'acadie to give context to novel )
- Distributed booklet L'Acadie for this mini unit. Did Activity 1 La Situation Geographique
- students started reading L'Histoire and 6 questions in Activity 1 following this section. Will continue tomorrow (this booklet has been posted in google classroom)
October 13, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- today students started to fill in some graphic organizers to discuss important topics of the novel such as character development and theme. students worked together on this.
- We then read chapter 10 together as a class.
- A copy of the graphic organizer is posted in Google Classroom.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Today we started our unit project- dans mon sac a dos. Students will continue working on this in tomorrow's class.
Students are asked to please bring coloring pencils to tomorrow's class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- today we reviewed chapters 8 & 9 and read chapter 10 as a class. We had a class discussion about important points on character development within the novel.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- students continued work on Webquest- histoire de l'acadie
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- reminder to read chapters 18 & 19 for next class. Audiobook link in Google Classroom.
October 12, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- today we listened to the audiobook of the novel for chapters 16 & 17 and students were given the rest of class time to work on the comprehension questions in their booklet.
- HOMEWORK: Students are asked to read or listen to the audiobook for chapters 18 & 19 at home. The link to the audiobook is posted to Google Classroom. Our next class is on Friday so plenty of time to have those chapters read before then.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- today students were asked to silent read.
- many students showed up to class today unprepared, without novel and/or booklet. Please have a conversation with your child about being prepared for class. Many students are saying that their novel is at home. Please ensure they bring it to school. Thank you.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- today students worked on the chromebooks to do a Webquest. The webquest involved them searching for information about the history and culture of Acadia as a way to introduce our next novel. We will continue with the Webquest in tomorrow's class.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Students are asked to please bring colored pencils to French class this week- they will be needing them for a project we will be working on this week :)
October 8, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- students completed a short listening activity today that will count for a grade.
- we then finished reading chapter 8 of the novel and students had the rest of the class to work on questions in the booklet.
- enjoy the long weekend!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- in today's first class we listened to chapters 14 & 15 of the novel and students were given the rest of the class to catch up on the chapter questions in their booklet.
- in today's second class students used chromebooks to look up the important vocabulary in the booklet.
- enjoy the long weekend!
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- reading evaluation today.
- enjoy the long weekend!
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- today students used the chromebooks to play Kahoots as a class as a way to review things we have been learning in French so far in a fun, enjoyable way for last period on a Friday before a long weekend :)
- enjoy the long weekend!
October 7, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
-extra reading practice was given today
- reading evaluation tomorrow
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- fire drill happened during today's class
- reviewed chapter 7 and we started reading chapter 8, will finish the chapter tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- today we continued reading the novel
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- today students read chapter 8 and worked on the assigned question for chapter 8
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- today students worked on some activities to practice weather expressions in French
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- tomorrow is the last day to bring in food items for the Thanksgiving food drive! :)
October 6, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Today we continued reading the novel. We now have up to and including chapter 11 completed.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today we read and discussed chapter 7 of the novel and chapter 7 questions were assigned.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- 2nd practice reading today 'Black Lives Matter'. Students will be given a 3rd tomorrow in class for extra practice.
- reading evaluation Friday Oct. 8th
- sac a dos project marks and listening evaluation marks have been entered in Powerschool
- please have your dictionaries in class
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- today students were given the chance to finish up questions from chapters 6 & 7 and then they were asked to read chapter 8.
- Please check PowerSchool to see if your child has any missing assignments.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Please bring some nonperishable food items for the Thanksgiving food drive! :)
October 5, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today students worked on the chromebooks to do a letter writing journal entry. Students are expected to have this completed and turned in on Google Classroom. If for some reason it was not finished in class today, it must be completed at home. Those that were absent can also complete this on Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today we read chapter 7 of the novel and students worked on the questions for chapters 6 & 7.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- reading practice 'Penible verite concernant ...'
- will continue reading practices Wednesday and Thursday
- reading evaluation Friday Oct. 8th
- sac a dos project marks and listening evaluation marks have been entered in Powerschool
- please have your dictionaries in class
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- students should have up to and including chapter 8 read of our novel by tomorrow's class.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Please bring in some non perishable food items for our food drive
October 4, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today we read chapter 6 and went over the basics of letter writing then students started to write their own letters. These will be collected tomorrow and will be given a journal entry mark. Journal is on Google Classroom as well.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- today we continued learning how to say the weather in French. We had discussions, listened to weather songs, took a look at a weather slideshow, then students worked on pages 11-13 in their booklets.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Thanksgiving Food Drive is on-going!! Please bring in nonperishable food items! :)
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- today we continued with the Back in Time viewing activity and students were given the opportunity to finalize their answers.
- we will continue with the novel tomorrow. we are now on chapter 7.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- continued with sac a dos presentations today
- we will work on practice reading comprehensions for remainder of week with reading quiz on Friday. Students are asked to please have their own dictionary in class with them every day this week.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Reminder to please turn in Journal # 2 either to me or on Google Classroom. This was assigned on Monday, Sept. 27th.
October 1, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today students finished questions on the Back in Time episode.
- No homework assigned, enjoy your weekend!
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- today we introduced weather terminology in French.
- no homework assigned, enjoy your weekend!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today students started the viewing activity for Back in Time for Dinner to bring us back to the 1940's. Students will be given more class time on Monday to complete these questions. Students who were absent today will have the opportunity to do this on Monday.
- No homework assigned.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- started presentations today. will continue on Monday. Some students were not prepared to present today. Please ensure your child is ready to present on Monday. If they need their paragraph printed off, they are to send to me before Monday.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Reminder that journal # 2 is due. Details on the Google Classroom.
September 28, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- listening evaluation today.
- sac a dos projects due on Friday. Presentations will begin in class on Friday.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today for Orange Shirt Day, we watched 'Every Child Matters: Truth' to dive a little deeper into the understanding of why we wear an orange shirt.
- Students were asked to reflect on this in an exit card.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Today for Orange Shirt Day, we watched 'Every Child Matters: Truth' to dive a little deeper into the understanding of why we wear an orange shirt.
- Students were asked to reflect on this in an exit card.

- reminder that journal # 2 that was assigned on Sept.27th is due.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today for Orange Shirt Day, we watched 'Every Child Matters: Truth' to dive a little deeper into the understanding of why we wear an orange shirt.
- Students were asked to reflect on this in an exit card.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- listening evaluation today.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- PD Day tomorrow. No class for students.
- Holiday on Thursday.
- Friday will be Day 4.
- Picture day is Friday. Please wear your best smile.
September 27, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- chapter 4-5 activity today.
- journal # 2 assigned today - due asap
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- review of chapter 5 today
- we read chapter 6 together as a class up to p. 82 then students silently read the rest of the chapter on their own.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- last class today working on sac a dos projects. These will be due on Friday and presentations will begin on Friday. Project details are also posted to Google Classroom.
- there will be a short listening comprehension tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- today we started a viewing activity to take us back to the 1940s by watching a video called Back in Time For Dinner.
- Students will be given more class time to work on the questions for this.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Reminder about listening assessment tomorrow. Review quizlet on Google Classroom and #'s 1-20 in French to prepare.
September 24, 2021
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Reminder of listening assessment on Tuesday the 28th. Review is in Google Classroom. Students are encouraged to review the quizlet and their numbers 1-20 in French.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today students independently read chapter 5 of the novel and worked on the questions for the chapter.
- no homework assigned, but is expected that you catch up on any reading you miss if absent.
- Quiz for chapters 1-3 was returned. Marks are recorded in PowerSchool.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today students independently read chapter 5 of the novel and worked on the questions for the chapter.
- no homework assigned, but is expected that you catch up on any reading you miss if absent.
- Quiz for chapters 1-3 was returned. Marks are recorded in PowerSchool.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- today we went to the outdoor classroom to have a reading period. Students should now have up to and including chapter 5 of our novel read.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- unit project (dans mon sac a dos) was introduced today. A sample was given and project details are posted in Google Classroom for those who were absent. Students will have next class to work on these and presentations will begin on Friday, Oct. 1st.
- Reminder of listening comprehension on Tuesday, Sept. 28th.
September 23, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- today we had a discussion about the characters we have met so far in our novel and did a recap of major events so far.
- we then read chapter 5.
- no homework assigned.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- today we played a review game of the vocab for this unit in preparation for the upcoming listening assessment on Sept.28th. Link to quizlet is posted on Google Classroom. Students are encouraged to review this, as well as their numbers from 1-20 in French.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- - today we had a discussion about the characters we have met so far in our novel and did a recap of major events so far.
- we then started to read chapter 5.
- no homework assigned.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- did practice listening activities focusing on word classes (items we have covered in class and in booklet so far)
- listening comprehension Tuesday, Sept. 28th

- there is a kahoot challenge posted to Google Classroom for present tense review as well if students would like to participate.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- there is a kahoot challenge for review of chapters 1-4 of our novel posted to google classroom.
September 22, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today students read chapter 4 of the novel and completed the questions for the chapter in their booklet.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Today I showed the students a quizlet that I have posted in our Google Classroom for review for the upcoming listening quiz on Sept.28th. This quizlet works as great review. In addition to the quizlet, students should review their numbers 1-20 in French.
- We also did a practice listening assessment today that will be very similar to the actual quiz.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today students read chapter 4 of the novel and completed the questions for the chapter in their booklet.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Today students worked on the present tense. A worksheet has been posted to Google Classroom along with some helpful notes. Students are encouraged to review the present tense at home.
- We will have a listening quiz on Sept.28th. We will do practice listening tomorrow.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- An email was sent home from me today about curriculum tonight. If you did not receive an email, please let me know.

= Orange Shirt day is Sept. 28th.
- Picture day is October 1st.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- I posted a Kahoot challenge to our Google Classroom for review of chapters 1-4 of our novel. Good luck!
September 21, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- today journal #1 and listening activities were given back to students.
- we then read chapter 4 of our novel and chapter 4 questions were assigned in booklet.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Quiz today.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Quiz today.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- avoir/etre verb challenge today and we continued with review and practice of the present tense.
- students are encouraged to review the present tense at home.
- we will soon do some listening practice as well.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- we did not have a class today but I did put a link to a quizlet to help students prepare for the upcoming listening quiz on Sept.28th. Students are encouraged to use this as review.
September 20, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- today we read chapter 3 and did some review on what we read so far. students completed questions for chapter 3.
- QUIZ tomorrow on chapters 1-3. There are review answers posted to Google Classroom. Ensure your child has joined the google classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- today we read chapter 3 of the novel and students completed chapter 3 questions of the booklet.
- during our 2nd class of the day we completed a listening activity that was taken in for evaluation.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- today we corrected les homophones section of booklet. We then reviewed some present tense verbs. verb challenge for tomorrow is etre and avoir!! Let's see who got em'!
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- today we continued reviewing the vocab for la rentree unit. booklets are posted in Google Classroom.
- there will be a short listening activity on Sept.28th. Students are asked to review the vocab and numbers 1-20. I will be posting more review practice throughout the week, but review of the vocab on pages 3-5 of booklet is good as well. Please ensure your child has joined the Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Reminder of novel quiz TOMORROW on chapters 1-3.
September 17, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- today we finished reading chapter 2 and had some discussion. chapter 2 questions were assigned.
- Reminder that QUIZ on chapters 1-3 of the novel will take place on Tuesday. Review is encouraged.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- today we finished section on les homophones
- no homework assigned.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- today we read chapter 2 of the novel The Giver.
- Questions for chapters 1 & 2 should now be completed.
- If you have not passed in Journal # 1, please do so. It is posted to Google Classroom as well.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- today we finished reading chapter 2 and we read chapter 3.
- questions for chapters 2 & 3 were assigned.
- reminder of QUIZ on Tuesday for chapters 1-3 of our novel. Review of questions and the chapters is encouraged.
September 16, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- today we began our novel study 'The Giver'. We read chapter 1 together as a class and questions for chapter 1 in the booklet were assigned.
- students are responsible for their copy of the novel.
- Journal # 1 that was assigned on Sept.15th is due- if you were absent you can find the details on Google Classroom and email me your entry.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- today we corrected chapter 1 questions and started to read chapter 2. We had some discussion about the roles of men and women during war times as this an evident theme in the novel.
- QUIZ- there will be a quiz on chapters 1-3 of the novel on Tuesday, Sept. 21st. Students are asked to review questions to prepare and to reread chapters if they feel it is necessary. Please ensure your child has joined the Google Classroom.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- today we corrected exercises A-C of les adjectifs and then we started the section of the booklet of les homophones.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- today we corrected chapter 1 questions and started to read chapter 2. We will finish reading this chapter as a class tomorrow.
- QUIZ- there will be a quiz on chapters 1-3 of the novel on Tuesday, Sept. 21st. Students are asked to review questions to prepare and to reread chapters if they feel it is necessary. Please ensure your child has joined the Google Classroom.
September 15, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- Today we did a recap of chapter 1 and questions for chapter 1 were assigned. These are in the booklet and can be found on Google Classroom. Students completed these questions in pairs. We will discuss the answers tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- Today we did a recap of chapter 1 and questions for chapter 1 were assigned. These are in the booklet and can be found on Google Classroom. Students completed these questions in pairs. We will discuss the answers tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 9-9 (212)
- Today students worked on Journal # 1. If this wasn't finished in class, it is to be finished at home and passed in next class.
- If you were absent today, the journal entry is posted to Google Classroom.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Today we went over les adjectifs section of the booklet and exercises A, B, and C were assigned.
September 14, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
- today students completed a listening activity based on chapter 1 of the novel.
- those who have not yet passed in Journal Entry # 1 should pass this in tomorrow.
- Please ensure your child has joined the google classroom.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- today we started learning and reviewing the vocabulary for classroom supplies as part of the back to school unit. A copy of the booklet for this unit is posted to Google Classroom. Google Classroom invites have been sent out to students. Please ensure your child has joined.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
- today we read chapter 1 of the novel.
- those who have not yet passed in Journal Entry # 1 should pass this in tomorrow.
- Please ensure your child has joined the google classroom.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- Today exercises C & D under section 'Les adjectifs/pronoms possessifs' were assigned. We then corrected A-D. Answers for these have been posted to Google Classroom.
- A copy of the booklet has been posted to Google Classroom. Please ensure your child has joined the classroom.
- All students should have their own French/English dictionaries and Bescherelles in class.
September 13, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-5 (118)
-Today students were given a copy of their novels 'Catch Me Once, Catch Me Twice' as well as a booklet that we will be using for the novel study. Students are responsible for these novels.
-A copy of the booklet has been posted to Google Classroom. Google Classroom invites have been sent out.
-In class today students completed 'Journal Entry #1' that can be found in the booklet. This is to be passed in ASAP.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-10 (207)
-Today students were given a copy of their novels 'Catch Me Once, Catch Me Twice' as well as a booklet that we will be using for the novel study. Students are responsible for these novels.
-A copy of the booklet has been posted to Google Classroom. Google Classroom invites have been sent out.
-In class today students completed 'Journal Entry #1' that can be found in the booklet. This is to be passed in ASAP.
French
Assigned to Class: 7-2(215)
- Today students were given booklets for the first unit. We are currently reviewing days of the week, numbers, and classroom phrases.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 9-8 (220)
- today we corrected Part A of L'analyse des phrases in carnet. We then started les adjectifs/oronoms possessifs and activites A and B were assigned. We will correct these tomorrow.
- a copy of the booklet is posted to Google Classroom.
June 18, 2021
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
- French listening comprehension today- 'G-Force'
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- students continued working on their graphic novels in groups
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- we had class in the outdoor classroom today. students continued working through les pronoms activities.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- we had class in the outdoor classroom today. students continued working through les pronoms activities.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
- Wear your PRIDE COLOURS on Monday! :)
June 17, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- had class in the outdoor classroom today and continued with pronoun booklets.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- had class in the outdoor classroom today and continued with pronoun booklets.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- students continued working on year end project in their groups today.
Health
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
- last day to pass in brochures is TOMORROW.
June 16, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- In today's class, students formed their groups for their year-end project on producing their very own graphic books and worked on their planning sheets.
A copy of material from today is on Google Classroom.
-REMINDER: Please return ALL textbooks/novels.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- french comprehension listening practice today
-REMINDER: Please return textbook
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-REMINDER: Please return textbook
Health
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
- REMINDER 1: Please pass in brochure.
- REMINDER 2: Please return Health textbook.
June 15, 2021
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
- worked on chromebooks for a year-end project. students are creating brochures for 'un voyage ideal'
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- concluded indirect object pronouns today. will continue with y et en next class.
Health
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
- students continued working on their brochures. these are due BY FRIDAY if not finished today.
- please check PowerSchool to see if your child is missing an assignment- a few have not passed in their assignment on alcohol. All assignments must be passed to me by FRIDAY.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- today students worked in groups to get to know more about graphic novels.
June 14, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- continued with activities on subject, direct object, and indirect object pronouns in booklet.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- continued with activities on subject, direct object, and indirect object pronouns in booklet.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
- activity with avoir and etre verbs
- tomorrow we will start mini-project on chromebooks for travel unit.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- started year end project today. students are learning about graphic novels and are going to produce their own graphic novels with the topic of welcoming newcomers to Canada, our school, or community.
June 11, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- continued with media literacy unit today.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-
June 10, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- continued with les pronoms today.

No homework assigned
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- introduced next topic - les pronoms.

No homework assigned
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- continued with Media Literacy today.

No homework assigned
June 8, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- concluded presentations today and introduced next topic - les pronoms

- will distribute booklets for this topic tomorrow.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- students continued with their presentations today. Should conclude these during tomorrow's class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- collected the 'First' Poems that were due today. those that didn't have theirs today should pass theirs in tomorrow.
- started mini-unit on Media Literacy.
June 7, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- today we read the poem 'Oranges' by Gary Soto.
- students were then asked to complete an activity on the poem where they were to write their own poem. This is to be handed in. Details are on Google Classroom.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- continued with presentations today
June 4, 2021
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
- today we did a virtual tour of Paris and watched a trip advisor video that explained important historic and tourist attractions.
- we then played Bingo using the names of the attractions in Paris

Have a great weekend!
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- today students continued presenting their texte d'opinion

Have a great weekend!
Health
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
- today students completed a textbook assignment on the use of alcohol.

Have a great weekend!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- today we continued with lesson on The Secret Path

Have a great weekend!
June 3, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- today we had a class discussion about residential schools, to remember the many indigenous children who suffered abuse and sometimes death in these institutions. To add to the discussion, we started watching Gord Downie's animated film, Secret Path- that has powerful meanings and lessons to be learned on the topic. We will continue watching this in tomorrow's class.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-students started to present their texte d'opinion today. this will continue in tomorrow's class.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- continued with texte d'opinion presentations today. Will continue with these next class.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
- airport vocab activity today
June 2, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- today students completed a sample poetry test as practice
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- speech presentations began today. we will continue with these tomorrow.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- today was the last day for students to work on the chromebooks to finish their speeches. Presentations begin tomorrow so if you did not finish in class today you are to finish it at home. Speech planners and final copies are due tomorrow!
- REMINDER: You must PRINT a copy of your speech for TOMORROW. If you cannot print at home- please email me to let me know so I can print it for you.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
- Please wear ORANGE tomorrow (Thursday).
June 1, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- today was the last day for students to work on the chromebooks to finish their speeches. Presentations begin tomorrow so if you did not finish in class today you are to finish it at home. Speech planners and final copies are due tomorrow!
- REMINDER: You must PRINT a copy of your speech for TOMORROW. If you cannot print at home- please email me to let me know so I can print it for you.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- due to some technical difficulties today we will spend tomorrow's class on the chromebooks to finish speeches. Presentations will then start on Wednesday.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- today we took a look at some slam poetry. We read and listened to 'Complainers' by Rudy Francisco.
May 28, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- students continued working on their speeches with the chromebooks today. This assignment is being done through google classroom and should be worked on at home if you are absent. There will be one more working class on these.
- Speeches due June 1st, Presentations will begin on June 2nd.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- today was our last class with Balthazar, our French language assistant.
- students will continue working on their speeches next class. Planners should be completed by now. This assignment is being done through google classroom and should be worked on at home if you are absent. There will be one more working class on these.
- Speeches due June 1st, Presentations will begin on June 2nd.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- today we took our classroom outside and discussed some poetry terms.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
- listening comprehension practice today
May 27, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- today we looked at difference in poem and prose by looking at Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan's retirement announcements.
- No homework assigned unless I am still missing your Casey at the Bat journals.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- today was our last class with Balthazar, our French language assistant.
- students are asked to please indicate their speech topic on the Google Doc that has been posted to Google Classroom.
May 26, 2021
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
- activity today with French language assistant, Balthazar.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- continued working on speeches using the chromebooks.
- speeches due on June 1st and presentations will begin on June 2nd.
- details are on Google Classroom- please take a look if you were absent.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- students are asked to please indicate their speech topic on the Google Doc that has been posted to Google Classroom.
May 25, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-started unit projects today. students are to write a speech/critique on a topic of their choice. we will be using school computers to complete these- today was class 1 of 3 working on them. speeches due on June 1st and presentations will begin on June 2nd.
-details are on Google Classroom- please take a look if you were absent.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-started unit projects today. students are to write a speech/critique on a topic of their choice. we will be using school computers to complete these- today was class 1 of 3 working on them. speeches due on June 1st and presentations will begin on June 2nd.
-details are on Google Classroom- please take a look if you were absent.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- journal entry today based on the baseball narrative poems we read last week. students had to choose 1 of the poems to complete their journal. This journal entry is to be passed in. Details on Google Classroom.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
- pictionary speaking activity today with airport vocab
May 21, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- final project for this unit was introduced today and students worked on their plans.
Health
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
- students presented their contraception and STI presentations today. Will continue next class.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- final project for this unit was introduced today and students worked on their plans.
May 20, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- reading evaluation today. those absent will be expected to write next class.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- reading evaluation today. those absent will be expected to write next class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- today we joined a Google Meet to watch a presentation from Persistence Theatre about Women and Politics as this year marks the 100th anniversary of Newfoundland women earning the right to vote! This was a unique opportunity for a peek into the world of the Suffragette movement in NL.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
Please support our community food drive by sending in a nonperishable food item :)
May 19, 2021
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
- practice listening comprehension Stuart Little 2
- students had to draw an airport scene and label the images with the airport vocab they have learned in French.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- today we explored the characteristics of a narrative poem and read 2 narrative poems about baseball as a class and discussed the differences in the two.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- practice reading Le sport est-il dangereux pour les jeunes?
- reading evaluation tomorrow (same questions as practice readings done in class). There is an extra reading in the booklet for practice if students would like to complete at home for extra practice to prepare.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- practice reading Le sport est-il dangereux pour les jeunes?
- reading evaluation tomorrow (same questions as practice readings done in class). There is an extra reading in the booklet for practice if students would like to complete at home for extra practice to prepare.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
Please support our community food drive by sending in a nonperishable food item
May 18, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- practice reading today 'la television a-t-elle une influence sur le developpement des enfants'.
- we will do one more practice reading in tomorrow's class
- reading evaluation Thursday (same questions as practice readings done in class)
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- activity with French language monitor today on guessing the song based on the French lyrics.
- reading evaluation Thursday (same questions as practice readings done in class)
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- Today we reviewed the characteristics of a limerick and students then wrote their own and read them to the class. These were passed in at the end of class. Please see Google Classroom if you were absent.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
- short vocab listening quiz today
- students then had option to work independently or in pairs to complete a reading activity that was handed in for a mark.
- students who were absent will do both of these evaluations tomorrow.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
- community food drive this week partnering with Roncalli and Gonzaga. Please send in a nonperishable food item.
May 17, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- today we reviewed some important poetry terms and then students completed an activity to discover limericks. We went over the characteristics of limericks. In tomorrow's class students will write their own limericks.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- activity with French language monitor today on guessing the song based on the French lyrics.
- reading evaluation Thursday (same questions as practice readings done in class)
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
- community food drive this week partnering with Roncalli and Gonzaga. Please send in a nonperishable food item.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- reading evaluation Thursday (same questions as practice readings done in class)
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
- airport vocab listening quiz tomorrow. Review posted to Google Classroom.
May 14, 2021
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
- did some practice listening with the vocab today.
- listening quiz will be on Tuesday. Materials to review are on Google Classroom.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- practice reading today
- reading test will be on Thursday, May 20th.
May 13, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- did another practice reading today.
- reading test will take place on Thursday, May 20th.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- did another practice reading today.
- reading test will take place on Thursday, May 20th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- Did poem 'I am a Rock, I am an Island' today and discussed the use of metaphor within the poem.
- No homework assigned
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
- today we did a reading together as a class that included the airport vocabulary we have been learning.
- there will be a vocab listening quiz on Tuesday May 18th. Vocab list and quizlet link posted to Google Classroom for review.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
- community food drive next week partnering with Roncalli and Gonzaga. Please send in a nonperishable food item.
May 11, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- today students continued working on questions for the practice reading in their booklet 'L'information trouvee dans Internet est-elle fiable'.
- reading evaluation next week. we will complete more practice readings this week.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- practice reading with questions today in booklet 'L'information trouvee dans Internet est-elle fiable'.
- reading evaluation next week. we will complete more practice readings this week.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- review of poetry terms and discussion on figurative language today. Copy of poetry notes and slideshow are available on Google Classroom if you missed any of the notes.
May 10, 2021
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
- matching activity today on the airport vocab, used quizlet as review, and watched a short video in French that used the airport vocabulary we are doing. Vocab list is on Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- today we continued with notes on poetry. We learned about different forms of poetry and we started important figurative language terms. We completed an activity where students were to come up with their own simile or metaphor and draw a picture to represent it.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- writing practice today. Students wrote a critique to a TV producer regarding their opinion on reality TV shows.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- reading practice today in booklet. Read article together as a class and started questions- will continue questions tomorrow.
May 6, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- today students followed along to a google slides presentation that introduced some important terms for the poetry unit. We will continue with this during tomorrow's class.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- activity today with French language assistant.
May 5, 2021
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
- activity with French language assistant today.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- reading on reality tv and opinions
- will continue questions next class
Health
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
- students worked in the computer lab to finish up their assignments. Must be finished at home now if not completed today. Presentations will begin next class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- learned about rap / slam poetry today.
May 4, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- students answered questions in their booklet about loisirs then we completed a self and class survey on loisirs. Students were then asked to compare their results to the results of another class in the textbook.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
- started unit on Airports and Travel today. Airport vocab is posted to Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- today we went to the outdoor classroom and students wrote their very own poems about nature.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- students answered questions in their booklet about loisirs then we completed a self and class survey on loisirs. Students were then asked to compare their results to the results of another class in the textbook.
May 3, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 120
- today we introduced next unit: Poetry. We read a poem together and discussed some important poetic devices.
- there are still a few students who haven't turned in their journals for The Outsiders. These have been marked as Missing on PowerSchool.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- had listening evaluation today
Health
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
- students worked in the computer lab on the next assignment for this unit. We will continue working on these during another class.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- had listening evaluation today
April 30, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- practice listening activities today
- listening evaluation on Monday.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- today students completed their character bio body projects on characters of The Outsiders. They are now displayed on the classroom wall! :)
- students are asked to check their email to see if they have an email from me. Students who have not turned in their journal entries would have received an email from me. Thanks!
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- practice listening activities today
- listening evaluation on Monday.
April 29, 2021
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
- quiz on the imparfait was today. Those who missed will write next class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- continued work on the projects today. We will continue working on these in tomorrow's class.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- today we continued review of the present tense in the booklet. We listened to some catchy songs that included these verbs. Then students worked in pairs on an activity for fact vs opinion with conjugating verbs. Regular review of present tense verbs at home is encouraged.
-There will be a listening evaluation on Monday, May 3rd. We will do practice listening activities in tomorrow's class.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- today we continued review of the present tense in the booklet.Then we went to the outdoor classroom where students worked in pairs on an activity for fact vs opinion with conjugating verbs. Regular review of present tense verbs at home is encouraged.
-There will be a listening evaluation on Monday, May 3rd. We will do practice listening activities in tomorrow's class.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
- students are asked to wear red and black tomorrow as we remember Ethan Paul.
April 28, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- today students completed the four Activer tes connaissances questions in their booklets and we started a review of the present tense. Regular review at home of present tense verbs is encouraged.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- activity with French language assistant today on fait ou opinion.
- continued review of the present tense. Regular review at home of present tense verbs is encouraged.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- today students started work on the 'body bio' projects on characters of the novel. Students had the option to work with a group or independently.
Please bring some coloring pencils!
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
- today we reviewed the imparfait in preparation for tomorrow's quiz. It is encouraged to review what is posted in Google Classroom.
April 27, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- today students worked on a representing activity for The Outsiders
- tomorrow we will be starting our 'body bio' projects on characters of the novel- Please bring some coloring pencils!
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- activity with French language assistant today on fait ou opinion.
April 26, 2021
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
- activity today with French language assistant who reviewed the imparfait tense with the class.
- there will be a quiz on the imparfait on Thursday.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- today students completed the four Activer tes connaissances questions in their booklets and we started a review of the present tense. Regular review at home of present tense verbs is encouraged.
Health
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
- today students worked on the contraception assignment in the computer lab. details are in Google Classroom. Students will present their slideshows in class on another day.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- today students completed the test on The Outsiders
April 23, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-today students worked on the vocab for this unit.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
- today we continued with some practice on the imparfait tense then did some trivia with phrases that included verbs in the imparfait tense.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- Reminder that there will be a test on Monday for The Outsiders. It is encouraged to use the items I posted on Google Classroom to review.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-today students worked on the vocab for this unit.
April 22, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- Test on April 26th for The Outsiders. Details were discussed in class. Items to review are on Google Classroom.
- Marks for The Outsiders journal entries are now on PowerSchool. Those that did not pass theirs in have been noted as Missing. Please pass in asap.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- Today I introduced the next unit- texte d'opinion and the theme divertissements. - We brainstormed on how to give opinions in French and vocab for divertissements.
- Everyone now has a new carnet (booklet) that they are responsible for.
Health
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
- Today students completed quiz on the male & female reproductive systems.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- Today I introduced the next unit- texte d'opinion and the theme divertissements. - We brainstormed on how to give opinions in French and vocab for divertissements.
- Everyone now has a new carnet (booklet) that they are responsible for.
April 21, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- today we finished space project presentations
- Will start next unit tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- There will be a test on April 26th for The Outsiders. Details were discussed in class. Items to review are on Google Classroom.
- If students are missing any of the 3 journal entries from the novel that we completed in class, they are on Google Classroom as well and must be completed.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- today we finished space project presentations
- Will start next unit tomorrow.
Health
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
Reminder to study for tomorrow's quiz. Details in Google Classroom.
April 20, 2021
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
- Today we started the imparfait tense
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today students did a digital escape room on the chromebooks that reviewed many important elements of our novel, The Outsiders. The link for the escape room is in Google classroom if you would like to do it for more review or if you were absent today.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- started presentations of space projects today. Will continue tomorrow.
- Those who didn't present today will present tomorrow.
- All students must pass in their copies of their projects in tomorrow's class.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- started presentations of space projects today. Will continue tomorrow.
- Those who didn't present today will present tomorrow.
- All students must pass in their copies of their projects in tomorrow's class.
Health
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
Reminder to study for quiz on Thursday. Details in Google Classroom.
April 19, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- Today was the last working class on the projects. Projects are due and presentations will begin tomorrow- April 20th
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- Reminder that projects are due and presentations will begin tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- Today students completed a listening activity based on an interview with the author of the novel.
- There will be a test on April 26th for The Outsiders. Details were discussed in class. Items to review are on Google Classroom.
- If students are missing any of the 3 journal entries from the novel that we completed in class, they are on Google Classroom as well and must be completed.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Today students worked on the chromebooks using the well-known site/app - Duolingo.
April 16, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we finished reading the novel The Outsiders and students worked on Video Journal #3 in their booklet.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- Reminder that projects are due and presentations will begin Tuesday, April 20th
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- projects will be due and presentations will begin Tuesday, April 20th. Monday will be the last working class on these.
Health
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
-Quiz on labeling female and male reproductive systems next class. See Google Classroom.
April 15, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
Yearbook order forms were distributed today.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
- activity with French monitor today
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- students were given the class to work on their planet projects. Today was the last working class on these.
- projects will be due and presentations will begin Tuesday, April 20th
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- projects will be due and presentations will begin Tuesday, April 20th
April 14, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- students were given the class to work on their planet projects
- presentations will begin Tuesday, April 20th
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Today we played a conversation game that involved students having to respond to common phrases in French.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
- students were asked to silently read chapter 9 of the novel today. If not read in class, they are responsible to read at home. There will be a short quiz on this chapter tomorrow.
April 13, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we read chapter 8 of The Outsiders novel and had a discussion about the impact of the media on our lives in relation to an important event in the novel. We watched a short video on this and then students completed a journal entry.
Reminder that if you are absent- you should be reading at home.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
- end of unit projects were distributed and explained and students started their outlines. students were given option to work with a partner or independently.
- due Tuesday April 20- presentations will begin on this day.
Health
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
-Relationships unit assignments were due today. Some groups chose to present their scripts- this was optional.
-Started Human Sexuality unit with a video on puberty.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
- end of unit projects were distributed and explained and students started their outlines. students were given option to work with a partner or independently.
- due Tuesday April 20- presentations will begin on this day.
April 12, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-Will start final project for the unit tomorrow.
-Marks for reading evaluation and listening activity are posted to PowerSchool.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Will start final project for the unit tomorrow.
-Marks for reading evaluation and listening activity are posted to PowerSchool.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-Read chapter 7 of The Outsiders novel today.
Health
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
-Reminder that the Relationships assignment is due tomorrow.
March 31, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Today students completed a listening activity.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-Today students completed a listening activity.
March 30, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-today we finished reading chapter 5 of the novel and had a discussion about the major events. We ended the class by doing an activity about the slang in the novel.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-Reading evaluation was today.
March 29, 2021
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
-Activity today with French language monitor.
-Reminder to join the Yearbook google classroom and complete the form. Code to join is posted in the French google classroom.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Reading evaluation today.
Health
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
-Today was the last day in class to work on the Relationships assignment. If not completed, it must be finished at home. It is posted to google classroom as well if work was forgotten in school.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-No homework assigned but if you miss a class you should be catching up on your reading at home.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Reading evaluation tomorrow.
March 25, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-Today we read chapter 4 of The Outsiders and students worked on questions in their booklet for chapters 3 & 4.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-Today we did a fun activity with some French jeopardy to practice verbs.
-We will do one final practice reading tomorrow and the quiz will take place on Tuesday.
Health
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
-Today we started an assignment on Relationships. This is posted in Google Classroom for those that were absent.
March 24, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-went over answers for the Pluton reading. Answers posted in Google Classroom.
-Did another practice reading- Read La comete de Halley and assigned questions for the remainder of the class. Answers also in Google Classroom.
-Reading quiz with these same questions on a different reading will take place on March 30th.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-went over answers for the Pluton reading. Answers posted in Google Classroom.
-Did another practice reading- Read La comete de Halley and assigned questions for the remainder of the class. Answers also in Google Classroom.
-Reading quiz with these same questions on a different reading will take place on MARCH 29th! **
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we corrected chapter 1 and 2 questions in booklet and we read chapter 3.
March 23, 2021
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
-Today students did a practice listening activity to familiarize themselves with vocab related to this unit.
-There will be a small listening quiz on Friday, based on today's video.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-Today students were asked to complete questions for chapters 1-2 in their booklet for The Outsiders.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Today students were assigned the reading on Pluton and asked to complete questions in booklet for this reading. Will check tomorrow to see that they are done.
-we will do a practice reading every class this week with a reading evaluation with same questions Wednesday, March 31st.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-Today students were assigned the reading on Pluton and asked to complete questions in booklet for this reading. Will check tomorrow to see that they are done.
- we will do a practice reading every class this week with a reading evaluation with same questions Tuesday, March 30th
March 22, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-Students were assigned reading 'les debris spatiaux' and were asked to complete questions in booklet for this reading. Answers posted to Google Classroom.
-Reading quiz will be next week. Similar to the readings we do in class.
-Anyone who hasn't returned their Solo d'Andre novel please do so.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Students were assigned reading 'les debris spatiaux' and were asked to complete questions in booklet for this reading. Answers posted to Google Classroom.
-Reading quiz will be next week. Similar to the readings we do in class.
-Anyone who hasn't returned their Solo d'Andre novel please do so.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-Today we finished reading chapter 2 of The Outsiders. Review of major characters are posted to Google Classroom as well as a link to a helpful website to help you with the novel.
March 19, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-Today we reviewed chapter 1 of The Outsiders and had a discussion about the important characters in the novel. There are some notes posted to Google Classroom about the characters that are important to review.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-Activity today with French monitor, Balthazar.
-Please return any texts and novels to school if you have any at home.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Please return any texts and novels to school if you have any at home.
March 17, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-students were assigned a reading practice with an activity in Google Classroom.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
-Today students watched a video for some practice listening in French.
-Students should have completed and turned in the Plaques de la Terre reading activity on Google Classroom. Please check that it is completed and turned in.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-Biography research essays were due yesterday. Please check to make sure this is completed and turned in on Google Classroom.
-Today we finished reading chapter 1 and had a discussion about the characters. Students completed a short questionnaire for fun to see which character from the novel represents them.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-students were assigned a reading practice with an activity in Google Classroom.
March 16, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-Biography research essays were due today. Please check to make sure this is completed and turned in on Google Classroom.
-Today we started reading our novel The Outsiders. Will continue with this tomorrow.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-Students worked on the voyage sur la lune question that went with the 40 ans deja reading. Students had the option to work independently, with a partner, or with a group.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Students worked on the voyage sur la lune question that went with the 40 ans deja reading. Students had the option to work independently, with a partner, or with a group.
Health
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
-Module 2 assignments were due today. Please check that it is completed and turned in on Google Classroom.
-Today we played some kahoots based on social and emotional health.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
-Students should have completed and turned in the Plaques de la Terre reading activity on Google Classroom. Please check that it is completed and turned in.
March 12, 2021
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Today students completed a reading activity on Plaques de la Terre. This is on Google Classroom and all students should complete this and turn it in.

Enjoy your long weekend!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-Biography research essays are DUE on Tuesday the 16th.
-Today we had a discussion class about some of the topics that our next novel study will cover. We will be starting The Outsiders next week.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Students worked on the reading 40 ans deja and filled out the chart in booklet to go with it. Students had the option to work independently, with a partner, or in a breakout room.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-Students worked on the reading 40 ans deja and filled out the chart in booklet to go with it. Students had the option to work independently, with a partner, or in a breakout room.
March 11, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-Today we did an activity on fact vs opinion and reviewed characteristics of un texte explicatif and reading strategies.
-We did a reading together 'l'espace- une visite guidee' and students were asked to complete an exit ticket (billet de sortie) to go along with today's lesson. All available on Google Classroom.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Activity today with our French monitor, Balthazar.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today students spent the class-time working on their biography research essays. This was the last working class for this and is due on Tuesday, March 16th.
March 10, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-Today students continued working on their biography research essays. Students should now have their cover page and introduction completed, some students started their first body paragraph as well.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-Activity today with our French monitor, Balthazar.
March 9, 2021
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
-Today we did our short listening assessment.
-Balthazar our French monitor did an activity with the students after the quiz.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Today we went through some notes together for texte explicatif and reviewed reading strategies. These notes are posted to GC.
-We did a reading together as a class (also on GC) and students were asked to complete 1 question which is under Travail le 9 mars on Google Classroom and turn in.
-Quizlet links for the vocab for this unit have also been posted.
Health
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
-Today MUN Pharmacy students joined our meet to discuss the impacts that social media has on our social and emotional well-being.
-Students are asked to continue working on their Module 2 assignment.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-Today we continued on with our Biography research essays. I explained what is required and explained the Add-on called Paperpile that will help them with their in-text citations and reference page. Students should now have their topic (person) chosen for who they want to research as well as at least 2 sources of information. All required information for this assignment is on Google Classroom. We will continue with this next class. Students will be given 2 more working periods to work on these.
March 5, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-Today we had some fun. Students created their own mad libs after discussion on nouns, verbs, and adjectives. This made for some funny stories and laughs during class!

Happy Friday people!
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-Today we went over the vocab for the unit. They are posted to Google Classroom.
-We then played a kahoot to review the vocab.
-There is a challenge posted for the kahoot on Google Classroom if students would like to use this for reviewing the vocab.
Health
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
-Today we introduced the next unit on Emotions and Social Well-Being. students collaborated on a Jamboard to discuss emotions and how we can handle our feelings in a positive way and we had some discussion on this.
-There is a new assignment for this unit posted to Google Classroom.
-Next class there will be a presentation from some MUN Pharmacy students.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Today we went over the vocab for the unit. They are posted to Google Classroom.
-We then played a kahoot to review the vocab.
-There is a challenge posted for the kahoot on Google Classroom if students would like to use this for reviewing the vocab.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Reminder of short listening assessment on weather phrases present/future on Tuesday the 9th. See Google Classroom for details and review.
March 4, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-today students continued working through the vocab in the booklet with their groups in breakout rooms. we will go over these tomorrow as a class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-Today students completed their essay test.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-today students continued working through the vocab in the booklet with their groups in breakout rooms. we will go over these tomorrow as a class.
March 3, 2021
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
-Today we went over the differences in the future and present tenses using Weather phrases then we played a Kahoot based on this lesson.
-There will be a short listening quiz on Tuesday, March 9th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-Test is tomorrow.
-Today we reviewed how to answer the constructed response questions. There are materials posted to Google Classroom to help them prepare for test.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-introduced new unit le texte explicatif with theme being space
-students were put in breakout rooms to work together on vocab in their booklets for this unit. Will continue tomorrow.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-students were put in breakout rooms to work together on vocab in their booklets for this unit. Will continue tomorrow.
March 2, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-Started unit on texte explicatif today. Booklets are posted to Google Classroom.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Activity today with our French monitor.
-Will start next unit tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-Today students worked on the constructed response question of the practice test. I was able to take a look at their answers and answer any questions they had.
-Reminder that the test is on Thursday.
-Review of guidelines on how to answer a constructed response question is encouraged.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
-Today students presented their Weather reports.
-Worked in breakout rooms on an activity where students had to organize phrases.
March 1, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-Today I went over how to answer a constructed response question with the class. There is a handout for this posted to Google Classroom as well. This will be important for the test on Thursday.
-Students started a practice test today. We will continue with this tomorrow.
-Reminder that test is on Thursday.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-Activity today with our French monitor, Balthazar.
-Will start next unit on texte explicatif tomorrow.
-Marks for Solo d'Andre projects are now on PowerSchool.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Will start next unit on texte explicatif this week.
-Marks for Solo d'Andre projects are now on PowerSchool.
February 26, 2021
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
-today our French language assistant joined our Google Meet to do an activity with the students based on Weather.
-reminder that Weather Report assignments are now due in Google Classroom.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Today we concluded project presentations. Will start texte explicatif unit next week.
Health
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
-reminder to work on food/exercise plan that is due on Monday on Google Classroom
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-independent novel assignments were due today.
-today students were given a catch-up class to catch up on some work and review before test.
-essay test will be on March 4th. We will continue with review and practice on Monday.
February 25, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-today we continued with project presentations. remaining presentations will take place tomorrow.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
-today students worked on creating their own weather reports. This is an assignment that must be completed and turned in on google classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-Today students did a practice test in preparation for the essay test on March 4th.
-Reminder that independent novel assignments are due tomorrow.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-today we continued with project presentations
February 24, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-Today we watched the videos about Pink Shirt Day as well as the Kindness video that MDJH staff put together. Then students were put in breakout rooms for short discussion.
-Students should now have 2 completed journal entries in Google Classroom.
-Reminder that independent novel assignment is due Friday.
-Reminder that essay test is on March 4th.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today we took part in our Virtual Assembly.
Health
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
-Students have a food/exercise plan to create in Google docs for a 5 day plan. Due Monday.
-Class time today was spent watching the Fed Up documentary. Will continue next class.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Today we continued with presentations.
February 23, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-Today we continued with presentations
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
-Students are asked to wear pink tomorrow for National Pink Day
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-Today students were asked to complete a journal entry based on the Carl English speech from yesterday. For those that were absent for the speech, they were asked to read a short article about Carl English in order to do their journal entry. Journal questions involved main message and purpose and served as prep for their test next week. This journal should now be complete as they were given the class period today to work on it.
-Independent novel assignments are due on Friday
-Reminder that essay test is on March 4th.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Today we continued with presentations and then we played a passe compose Kahoot game before ending class. We will continue with presentations tomorrow.
February 22, 2021
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Today students learned about the Future Tense in French. We discussed it as a group, watched a music video to help us understand, and then students completed a google doc worksheet. This should be completed on Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-Today we had guest speaker Carl English speak to students!
-Reminder that independent novel assignment # 2 is due on Friday the 26th.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Today students started to present their projects.
-We will continue with presentations tomorrow. Everyone should have all parts of their assignment turned in to Google Classroom now.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-Today students started to present their projects.
-We will continue with presentations tomorrow. Everyone should have all parts of their assignment turned in to Google Classroom now.
Health
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
-Students were reminded through Google Classroom to ensure they have the required assignments completed and turned in.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
Wednesday is National Pink Day- Please wear Pink
February 19, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today students completed their novel test through a Google Form assessment.

-Projects are due on Monday and presentations will begin then.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today students completed their novel test through a Google Form assessment.

-Projects are due on Monday and presentations will begin then.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today was our last reading Friday for our 2nd independent novel study. Those that already had their novel finished were asked to start their assignment.
This is assignment is called 'Independent Novel Assignment #2' under Classwork. This is due on Feb.26th.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Today students were put in breakout rooms to do some group work on a matching activity where they had to match images with sentences in French. While they were in the groups, I visited each group to complete their speaking evaluation. Then students were given a link to a website that had games to help them practice the Weather vocab in French.
February 18, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today students were assigned Individual articles to read through a website called Commonlit. Students were asked to read their article and then complete a journal response question in Google Classroom based on their article. This can be found under Essay Unit Journal Questions in Classwork. These journal responses will be graded. They have until Monday to get this 1st one completed.

Essay test will take place on March 4th.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Projects due Monday and presentations begin Monday as well. Students were reminded to please ensure that all parts of assignment are uploaded to assignment folder under Classwork for 'projet-solo d'Andre' before turning in. Students must submit their 'plan' along with remaining pieces of their assignment.

-Reminder that novel test is tomorrow.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-Projects due Monday and presentations begin Monday as well. Students were reminded to please ensure that all parts of assignment are uploaded to assignment folder under Classwork for 'projet-solo d'Andre' before turning in. Students must submit their 'plan' along with remaining pieces of their assignment.

-Reminder that novel test is tomorrow.
February 17, 2021
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
-Today students were assigned to breakout rooms to work in groups on a vocab activity that they completed with Google Docs.
-Students were asked to review 5 sentences in French as they will read these to me on Friday for a speaking grade.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Continuation of yesterday. I did a check-in to see if anyone had any questions about the project and/or test, then the rest of class time was given for them to work on their projects.
-Reminder : Novel test this Friday.
Health
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
-Today student's watched a Bill Nye video on Nutrition as this is an important unit of the Health 8 course. Along with the video, they were asked to fill in a question sheet with Google Docs and submit.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-Today we started our 'Whole Class Essay Wednesday's' !
-We read an article together as a class, and then students were asked to answer questions on a Google Form (posted in Google Classroom) about the article. This is good prep for the essay test and all students should be completing these.
February 16, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Today I did a check-in to see if anyone had any questions about the project then the rest of class time was given for them to work on their projects.
-Reminder : Novel test this Friday.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
-Today we did some vocabulary for our new unit on Weather and 2 small worksheets were assigned. We then played a Kahoot as a class to review the vocab.
-Those who missed the reading quiz were asked to complete the Google Form version of the quiz that is under Classwork on Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-Today we started our 'Biography Tuesday's'.
-Students are to research a person who has made a positive contribution to society.
-For today, I explained the process of the research assignment and then students picked who they wanted to research and then they spent time brainstorming ideas and finding online articles for their research.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-Today I did a check-in to see if anyone had any questions about the project then the rest of class time was given for them to work on their projects.
-Reminder : Novel test this Friday.
February 15, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-Today we continued on with Grammar Monday's. Grammar booklets are posted for each student under Classwork on Google Classroom. Students should have completed up to p.7
-I discussed with the students the schedule going forward for now- which is also available on Google Classroom.
-I explained the independent novel assignment which is due on Feb.26th. This is available now under Classwork if students are finished their novel and would like to start their assignment they can.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-Today I explained the project for our novel. Students were then asked to take the rest of the time to work on their projects. They were asked to submit their idea/plan to me by the end of today.
-Reminder that the novel test will be on Friday the 19th.
Health
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
-Today students were given time to work on a short assignment that is to be doing using Google Slides whereby they had to predict what they would be learning about in each unit of the Health 8 course. This is available under Classwork on Google Classroom and should be turned in by tomorrow.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Today I explained the project for our novel. Students were then asked to take the rest of the time to work on their projects. They were asked to submit their idea/plan to me by the end of today.
-Reminder that the novel test will be on Friday the 19th.
February 12, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Hello everyone, I hope you are all doing well and staying safe.

Recap from today's Google Meet:
- A little check-in to see how we are all doing.
- Students were advised that the essay test will take place the first week of March instead of Feb.25th now.
- We will be going ahead with the independent novel study assignment so today students were given time to read their independent novels.

Take care!
February 10, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-Today we finished reading the novel Solo d'Andre
- students worked on character descriptions at beginning of booklet
- completed questions in booklet and answer key posted to google classroom
-test will be next week Friday, Feb. 19
-digital copy of novel on Google Classroom as well.

-Please see Google Classroom- I have posted prep questions for the long answer of test. For those absent- please complete and continue to monitor the homework page as well as Google Classroom (as always).
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Today we finished reading the novel Solo d'Andre
- completed questions in booklet and answer key posted to google classroom
-test will be next week Friday, Feb. 19
-digital copy of novel on Google Classroom as well.

-Please see Google Classroom- I have posted prep questions for the long answer of test. For those absent- please complete and continue to monitor the homework page as well as Google Classroom (as always).
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-today a few students presented their short stories to the class.
-today we started watching a documentary about the role that Gander played in 9/11 to tie in to an article we will read in tomorrow's class. Link to the documentary is on Google Classroom. Please see under 'Classwork'.
Students were asked to think about the main message of the video as this will be important practice for the Essay test.
-Essay test is on Feb.25th.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
-short passe compose quiz was today.
February 9, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-Today we started our Grammar Booklets. Then we read an article in the textbook on page 62 and had a discussion.
-Starting tomorrow, students will read their short story assignments to me for a speaking mark. Bonus marks for those who choose to present in front of the class.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-Today our French monitor, Balthazar, was in the class to do an activity.
-listening quiz #3 will be Friday on chapters 13-18 (top 2 marks from 3 quizzes will be counted)
-test will be next week Friday, Feb. 19
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-listening quiz #3 will be Friday on chapters 13-18 (top 2 marks from 3 quizzes will be counted)
-test will be next week Friday, Feb. 19
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
-We will go ahead with our short quiz tomorrow. See Google Classroom for details.
Health
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
-Students are encouraged to answer the questions posted to Google Classroom.
February 8, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Hope everyone is enjoying their snow day!!
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Hope everyone is enjoying their snow day!!
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Hope everyone is enjoying their snow day!!
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Hope everyone is enjoying their snow day!!

Today's quiz will go ahead on Wednesday. See Google Classroom for what you should review.
Health
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
Hope everyone is enjoying their snow day!!

Reminder about the questions on Google Classroom for students to respond to :D
February 5, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Today questions for chapter 14 & 15 of the novel were assigned.
-We will correct these on Monday.
-regular review of chapters, booklet, and vocab at home is encouraged.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
-Today we continued learning how to form sentences in the past tense. We did a lot of practice and students were given a handout to try. On Monday, we will do a very similar activity that will count for a mark. See google classroom for review.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-Today was Reading Friday # 2. There will be 2 more. if absent- students are expected to be reading their independent novel at home.
February 4, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-Today I finished reading chapter 15 (up to page 86) of the novel.
-Questions were assigned for chapters 14 and 15 in booklet.
-Regular review at home is encouraged.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-Today we had a discussion around the past vs the present and how there have been many advances because of technology. We then read an article in the text to go along with this discussion and then watched a video about predictions of the world in 2050.
-REMINDER: Reading Friday tomorrow so students must bring in their novels!!
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Today we corrected chapter 13 questions in our booklet.
-I read chapters 14 & 15 to the class (to to page 86 of novel) and explained.
-We will work on the questions for these tomorrow in class.
-Regular review at home is encouraged.
Health
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
-Today was our first Health class. Students were reminded to please return their Religion textbook if they haven't already.
-Today we spent some time talking about the topics we will cover this term and then we played a 'Health Scattergories' game.
-There are some questions posted in Google Classroom as a quick intro activity. Students were asked to respond to these as soon as they can :)
February 3, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-Today I passed back the 2nd listening assessment. Marks are on PowerSchool. We will do 1 more listening assessment for the novel (for a total of 3)- but I will drop the lower mark of the 3.
-Today I read chapter 14 and part of chapter 15 to the class (pages 73-79) and did the vocab for these chapters. We will continue with the reading tomorrow.
-Regular review at home is encouraged.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we continued on with the non fiction article we read yesterday. Today students worked on long answer questions for the main message of the selection. I then went through a sample answer with them on the board and explained how they should be laying out their answers.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Today I passed back the 2nd listening assessment. Marks are on PowerSchool. We will do 1 more listening assessment for the novel (for a total of 3)- but I will drop the lower mark of the 3.
-Today I finished reading chapter 13 of our novel and students continued answering the questions in their booklet for chapters 12 and 13. We will correct these tomorrow.
-Regular review at home is encouraged.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Reminder that the 'art' projects are due in. Get this in to me ASAP.
February 2, 2021
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
-Today we started learning how to form sentences in the past with a PPT and a practice sheet.
-any outstanding assignments must be passed in ASAP.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-Today we continued our theme of Global Citizenship. We had a discussion about the subject of child slavery and then we read an article in the text on p.30 to learn about Iqbal Masih. We had a discussion around this and students worked on some questions and we then watched a documentary video about Iqbal Masih.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Today was the 2nd listening assessment for our novel.
-Will continue with the reading tomorrow.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-Today was the 2nd listening assessment for our novel.
-Will continue with the reading tomorrow
February 1, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today students worked on questions in booklet for pages 65-73 of our novel.

Reminder that second listening assessment is tomorrow on pages 43-70 of novel. Please review questions in booklet and the chapters. Answers are posted to Google Classroom.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today students worked on questions in booklet for pages 65-73 of our novel.

Reminder that second listening assessment is tomorrow on pages 43-70 of novel. Please review questions in booklet and the chapters. Answers are posted to Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today students were given the class to complete a journal entry. These were to be passed in at the end of class.

If you missed this class, you can find the journal entry in Google classroom.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Projects were due today. If not passed in today, they must be passed in tomorrow. This includes the drawing along with the written paragraph.
January 28, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today during this class we had the Bell Let's Talk Presentation.
No work was assigned. We will continue with our novel next day.
Reminder that the 2nd listening assessment will be on Tuesday.
Regular review of vocab and the booklet is encouraged. There are quizlet links posted on Google Classroom to help with vocab as well.
Reminder to have dictionaries in class!
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Today was our last working class on the final project. This is DUE on Monday.
Religion
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
Today was our last Religion class and we ended off by watching the movie 'The Color of Friendship'.
All assignments must be submitted by tomorrow.
Please check that you have turned in your Creation assignment on Google Classroom.
Please bring your textbook back to school as I am collecting those.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we read an opinion piece in our textbook and then we started a journal entry. Some more class time will be given for these.
Reminder that Reading Friday starts again TOMORROW so students must bring their novel to school.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Reminder that the 2nd listening assessment will be on Tuesday.
Regular review of vocab and the booklet is encouraged. There are quizlet links posted on Google Classroom to help with vocab as well.
Reminder to have dictionaries in class!
January 27, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today I read chapters 9&10 (pages 60-65) of the novel and then questions 27-32 in booklet were assigned. Class time was given to complete these questions. Please finish at home if not completed.
- second listening assessment will be Tuesday, Feb.2

Regular review of vocab and booklet is encouraged.

Quizlet links for the vocab are posted in Google Classroom.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Students have been working on the final project for the unit we are doing for several classes. This involves a drawing and a written piece.
Students will get a writing mark for this as well as a speaking mark because they will read their paragraphs to me.
Deadline for this final project is Monday the 1st.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today I read chapters 9&10 (pages 60-65) of the novel and then questions 27-32 in booklet were assigned. Class time was given to complete these questions. Please finish at home if not completed.
- second listening assessment will be Tuesday, Feb.2

Regular review of vocab and booklet is encouraged.

Quizlet links for the vocab are posted in Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we talked about some important literary terms for the non-fiction unit.
January 26, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we went to the LRC to sign out novels for our second independent novel study. Some students chose to bring in a novel for home. They were asked to please bring these in tomorrow.
We will start reading Fridays again this Friday so it is important to bring novels to school.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today I read Ch 8 (pages 48-59) in the novel. Questions were then assigned in booklet. Will correct these tomorrow.
January 18, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Today students completed the listening evaluation for chapters 1-6 of novel.
-Read chapter 7 and did vocab
-any student absent should read the chapter to remain caught up and not fall behind as we will move on to chapter 8
-Regular review of novel questions and vocab is encouraged.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Today students continued working on their final project for this unit which involves a drawing with certain colors, shapes, and lines that represent them and their personality. We have been learning the meanings of each of these elements. This is a cross-curricular activity in French and Art class.
Students are encouraged to bring along some coloring pencils or crayons.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-Today students completed the listening evaluation for chapters 1-6 of novel.
-Read chapter 7 and did vocab
- any student absent should read the chapter to remain caught up and not fall behind as we will move on to chapter 8
-Regular review of novel questions and vocab is encouraged.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we had a discussion on Global citizenship.
No homework assigned unless I am missing work from you. [Journal #4 or short story assignment].
January 15, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today was our last class working on the chromebooks for the short story assignment. Students had 5 full classes to work on this therefore it will be due on Monday if not finished today.
Assignment is on Google Classroom.

Have a great weekend!
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today we read pages 35-42 in novel and completed and corrected questions in booklet.
There will be a true/false & multiple choice listening activity in class on Monday based on comprehension of the novel up to page 42. Review questions in booklet or read through your novel to prepare.

Bon weekend!
Religion
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
Today we worked on the computers in the lab and students created slideshows about their ideas and representations of 'Creation'. This fun little assignment is on Google Classroom and will be due on Monday.
Have a great weekend!
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
Please return chromebook argreement forms.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today we read pages 35-42 in novel and completed and corrected questions in booklet.
There will be a true/false & multiple choice listening activity in class on Monday based on comprehension of the novel up to page 42. Review questions in booklet or read through your novel to prepare.
Religion
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
Please see Google Classroom
Today we worked on the computers to do slideshows about 'Creation'
Due Monday.
January 14, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today I read pages 27-35 (ch. 3) in the novel and then we completed and corrected questions for this chapter.
Will continue with the reading tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we continued working on the short story project. Tomorrow will be the last working class for this.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today I read pages 27-35 (ch. 3) in the novel and then we completed and corrected questions for this chapter.
Will continue with the reading tomorrow.
January 13, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we continued with working on the short story projects on the chromebooks.
You can work on these at home as well- especially if you were absent.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today we corrected questions for chapters 1 and 2. Activities and questions up to page 11 in booklet should now be done.
I read next chapter and we will continue with the reading tomorrow.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today we completed and corrected questions in the booklet for up to page 26 in our novel.
We did the vocab for the next chapter.
Will continue with the reading tomorrow.
January 12, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today we completed and corrected ch 1 questions on pages 9-19 of novel. We did vocab for ch 2 and I read ch 2 to the class. We will continue with novel study tomorrow.
Please remember to bring a dictionary to class.
There are quizlets on Google Classroom to practice vocab. Regular review is encouraged.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today I checked student work and many did not have questions completed from chapter 1- which were assigned on Friday and class time was given.
So today, I continued on reading chapter 2 before correcting answers to chapter 1 and then I re-assigned chapter 1 questions, as well as chapter 2 questions. For tomorrow's class- questions for up to page 26 of the novel should be completed in their booklets.
Please remember to bring a dictionary to class.
There are quizlets on Google Classroom to practice vocab. Regular review is encouraged.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we continued working on the short story assignment. We will continue with this tomorrow. Assignment is on Google Classroom.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Today we completed our listening quiz.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
Please return chromebook agreement forms.
January 11, 2021
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Reminder about listening quiz tomorrow.
Please see Google Classroom for a quizlet to help you prepare.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today we read up to page 19 in our novel and did some vocab. Questions in the booklet for these pages were assigned.
There is a quizlet on Google Classroom with the vocab for these pages.
Review at home is encouraged.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today students started a deep learning assignment for the short story unit. Students are to create their own short story with photos. More details for this are on Google Classroom- as students will be using the chromebooks to do complete this assignment. We will be working on these for the next few classes. Students were given the option to work independently or with one other student.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
Reminder to bring in signed chromebook agreement forms.

pink tshirts are available to order for $8- deadline to order is January 25th
January 8, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today we continued with novel study. Questions were assigned in booklet for pages 9-19 of the novel. (Pages 8 and 9 in booklet). Students were given the period to do these so they should have been done by the end of class.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Today we played some games to review the vocab for the listening quiz on Tuesday the 12th.
A quizlet to review for this is on Google Classroom.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
Reminder to bring in chromebook agreement forms
January 7, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today we continued with our novel study. Corrected activity #3 in booklet and then I read and explained up to page 19 to the class. There is a quizlet for the vocab for pages 9-19 posted in Google Classroom. Regular review at home of booklet will help to be successful with novel study.
No homework assigned.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today we continued with our novel study. Corrected activity #3 in booklet and then I read and explained up to page 19 to the class. There is a quizlet for the vocab for pages 9-19 posted in Google Classroom. Regular review at home of booklet will help to be successful with novel study.
No homework assigned.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Today we reviewed textures and types of art in preparation for the listening quiz on Tuesday. See Google Classroom for a review quizlet.
We also did some work with adjectives.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we continued on with the short story from yesterday. We re-read the story and students were then put into groups to do some work on elements of plot and analyzing the story. We will continue with this group work in tomorrow's class.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
Reminder for chromebook agreement forms.
January 6, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Some students are still missing journal #4. It is on Google Classroom.
Today we did pre-reading activities for our next short story.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Activity 3 in Solo d'Andre booklets should now be completed.
Reminder to bring in textbooks that were taken home before the break.
Reminder to please bring in a dictionary.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Activity 3 in Solo d'Andre booklets should now be completed.
Reminder to bring in textbooks that were taken home before the break.
Reminder to please bring in a dictionary.
Religion
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
Today students worked on an assignment. We will finish these next class. See Google Classroom.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
Reminder to send along the chromebook agreement forms.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Listening quiz on textures and types of art on Tuesday, January 12th. There is a quizlet posted to Google Classroom to help prepare.
January 5, 2021
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
Reminder that chromebook agreement forms were sent home in an email. Please sign and return.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Students must return texts that were sent home before break.
Today I distributed novels Solo d'Andre and we completed prereading activities 1 & 2 in booklets.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Students must return texts that were sent home before break.
Today I distributed novels Solo d'Andre and we completed prereading activities 1 & 2 in booklets.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today students worked on a theme question based on the story we read and discussed as a class yesterday and then we looked a model answer together. See Google Classroom if you were absent.
Students are to bring in textbooks that were sent home before break.
Reminder that Journal #4 on My Brother's Christmas Story that we did before the break is past due. Students had option to complete on Google Classroom or on paper copy.
January 4, 2021
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Welcome back and Happy New Year!

Today we watched a leadership video that had many important messages to be learned. This was a great way to get motivated and start the new year!

Tomorrow we will begin our novel study. Please bring a dictionary to class.

Please bring in your textbooks so I can collect them.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Welcome back and Happy New Year!

Today we watched a leadership video that had many important messages to be learned. This was a great way to get motivated and start the new year!

Tomorrow we will begin our novel study. Please bring a dictionary to class.

Please bring in your textbooks so I can collect them
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Welcome back and Happy New Year!

There will be a short listening quiz next week on types of art and textures. We will continue reviewing in class but I encourage you to review at home as well.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Welcome back and Happy New Year!

-Today we read the short story 'Two Islands' and had a discussion on theme.
-Reminder that journal #4 was due before the break- so please finish ASAP.
-I introduced the short story unit assignment today. We will discuss this more this week and will spend next week working on them.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
Please send in chromebook agreement forms.
December 17, 2020
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
We have been learning some Christmas vocabulary. Students were given a handout with images and vocab to make a connection to 'The Santa Clause' movie that students watched in French to be exposed to various French accents.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Students are reminded to bring home their textbooks over break.
Today we continued with our viewing activity based on the movie Elf. These will be passed in at end of movie.
Reminder that I am still waiting for some journal entries to be passed in. See Google Classroom.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Students were reminded to bring home their textbooks.

Today I passed back the Zorro tests and went over the test with the class. Marks have been on Powerschool since beginning of week.

Students then completed an exit ticket that discussed the comparisons between La belle et la bete and Zorro.
Religion
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
Reminder that we will finish remaining presentations tomorrow :D Please turn these in on Google Classroom or 'share' with me if you haven't already.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Students were reminded to bring home their textbooks.

Today I passed back the Zorro tests and went over the test with the class. Marks have been on Powerschool since beginning of week.

Students then completed an exit ticket that discussed the comparisons between La belle et la bete and Zorro
December 14, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Students should have questions done for the short stories 'Ambush' and 'My Brother's Christmas Story'. These are meant to be organized and passed in after we complete a few more stories.

Today we did a journal entry that is due tomorrow. See Google Classroom.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
Tomorrow is PJ day!
Please bring along a gift card or food items for our food drive for a chance to win a Best Buy gift card!
December 10, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today students worked on questions for the short story 'Ambush'. This story is found in the Nelson literacy textbook on p.119. Students are expected to have these questions completed. These can be found on Google Classroom.
I will be collecting answers after we complete a couple more short stories and students will receive a writing mark for their answers. Students are asked to please keep questions and answers organized in an exercise book or duotang.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Test for Zorro is tomorrow. Please have completed booklet to pass in and bring a dictionary. Students can use dictionary and novel for the test. Please continue review vocab and booklet to prepare.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Test for Zorro is tomorrow. Please have completed booklet to pass in and bring a dictionary. Students can use dictionary and novel for the test. Please continue review vocab and booklet to prepare.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
Last day for donations for Adopt a Senior is tomorrow.

Info on school clothing orders has been sent out in an email and is also posted on our school website.
December 9, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we started some work on making connections while reading short stories. Students then silent read the story 'Ambush' in our textbooks and we had some discussion. Questions were assigned but we will continue with these tomorrow.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Continue to review for Zorro test on Friday. Students are encouraged to review the quizlet on Google Classroom as well as review their carnets. Carnets are due on Friday.
Students can use their dictionary and novel for the test.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Continue to review for Zorro test on Friday. Students are encouraged to review the quizlet on Google Classroom as well as review their carnets. Carnets are due on Friday.
Students can use their dictionary and novel for the test.
Religion
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
Today we started presentations. We will continue with these next class. Please turn in your Slideshow on Google classroom.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Today students completed their reading quiz.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
Donations for Adopt a Senior are due on Friday.
December 8, 2020
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Today we played some games to review for our quiz tomorrow on shapes, lines, and colors.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Today we played some games to review for our quiz tomorrow on shapes, lines, and colors.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today we continued with Zorro presentations. We will finish these tomorrow.
Please continue to review for test on Friday.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today we continued with Zorro presentations. We will finish these tomorrow.
Please continue to review for test on Friday.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today we continued with Zorro presentations.
Test will be on Friday. Continue to review your booklet and vocab. Remember that all activities in booklet should be done, I will be taking these in on Friday as well. Please remember to bring your dictionary.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we continued with presentations.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
Reminder that tomorrow is Christmas accessories day :)

Please bring along a donation for Adopt a Senior project. These are due Friday.
Religion
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
Presentations will begin tomorrow.
December 7, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we started presentations for the independent novel assignment. We will continue with these tomorrow. Please have your assignments with you to hand in as well.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today we started our presentations for the Zorro projects. We will continue with these tomorrow. Please have your final copies with you to hand in.
Continue to review for Zorro test on Friday.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today we started our presentations for the Zorro projects. We will continue with these tomorrow. Please have your final copies with you to hand in.
Continue to review for Zorro test on Friday.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Reminder of quiz on Wednesday.
Religion
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
We had our 3rd working period on the slideshows today which was plenty of time. Continue to work on these at home if you are not finished. We will still begin presentations on Wednesday.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
Please bring along a donation for the 'Adopt a Senior' project.
December 4, 2020
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today was our last class working on the final project for Zorro that are due on Monday. Presentations start Monday as well.

Reminder about the Zorro test on Friday, Dec. 11th.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today was our last class working on the final project for Zorro that are due on Monday. Presentations start Monday as well.

Reminder about the Zorro test on Friday, Dec. 11th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we discussed the examples of figurative language in the short story 'All Summer in a Day'. Then we went outside for a walk to enjoy the sunshine and have a brain break! Happy Friday everyone! Have a great weekend and DON'T FORGET: Presentations for your independent novel assignment begin on Monday. Rubric and expectations are on Google Classroom :)
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Reminder of French Quiz on Wednesday, Dec.9th. Details on Google Classroom.
December 3, 2020
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Today we did some review. Reminder that there will be a quiz on Wednesday, Dec. 9th. Details on Google Classroom as well as a copy of the booklet for this unit.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today students continued working on their Zorro projects. Tomorrow will be the last class to work on these and presentations will begin on Monday.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today students continued working on their Zorro projects. Tomorrow will be the last class to work on these and presentations will begin on Monday.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Reminder that Independent Novel assignments are due tomorrow. Presentations for these will begin on Monday.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
Please bring in a card for the Be Kind NL project as well as donation for the Adopt a Senior project if you can. I sent an email about this that you can refer to for more information. Thanks!
December 2, 2020
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Students continued working on their Zorro projects. Presentations for these will begin on Monday.
Continue to review for Zorro test on Friday, December 11th.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Students continued working on their Zorro projects. Presentations for these will begin on Monday.
Continue to review for Zorro test on Friday, December 11th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Continue working on your independent novel assignment that is due on Friday. Presentations for these will begin on Monday, December 4th.
Students have the option to type or write.
Students have the option to record a video of them presenting and send me for us to play in class on day of presentations if they choose to not present in class.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Reading Quiz on Wednesday, December 9th. Please see Google Classroom for details.
December 1, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we did some more work with figurative language and discussed topic vs.theme

Please continue to work on your independent novel assignment. This can be found on Google Classroom.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Continue working on your final project for Zorro and continue to review for your test that will take place on Friday, December 11th. Completed booklets are on Google Classroom as well as a quizlet to help you with the vocabulary.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Continue working on your final project for Zorro and continue to review for your test that will take place on Friday, December 11th. Completed booklets are on Google Classroom as well as a quizlet to help you with the vocabulary.
November 30, 2020
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today we discussed the ending of our Zorro book and we corrected the remaining activities in the book. Now that we are finished the reading, ALL activities should now be complete in your booklet. This booklet will be passed in on the day of our test.
Today we started working on our project for this unit. The project can be found on Google Classroom. You will have this week to work on it, and presentations will begin on Monday.

Please note that our test will take place later next week. Please review your booklet as well as the quizlet for the vocabulary to prepare for the test.
Religion
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
Today we continued working on our projects in the computer lab. Students will have 1 more working class on this and then presentations will begin the following class.
November 28, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Yesterday was the last day for 'Reading Fridays' for the independent novel assignment. Students should be either finished their novel, or close to finishing it. Reminder that students have 1 week from yesterday to complete the Independent Novel Study Assignment. This assignment is attached under Classwork on Google Classroom and each student was also given a physical copy of the assignment as well. It is up them whether they want to type it or write it. I will discuss this more on Monday.
November 26, 2020
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today I let students see their grade for the first listening assessment we did for Zorro. We then corrected chapter 7 activities and read chapter 8.
Class time was given to complete Activity 13 in our booklet. Please finish for homework. All activities up to and including activity 13 should now be complete.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we did a flipped lesson on Personification and talked about figurative language.
No homework assigned.
Please remember to bring your novel for Reading Friday tomorrow. Tomorrow is the last reading Friday. If you are already done your novel you will be working on your independent novel study assignment.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today we corrected chapter 7 activities and read chapter 8 of Zorro.
Class time was given to complete chapter 8 activities in our booklet. Please finish for homework.
Religion
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
Today we started another project on the computers. This project is on Google Classroom. Students were given the option of working alone or with one other person. We will continue working on this next class.

Chapter 2 assignments were due - if I am still missing yours, please bring to school tomorrow.
November 25, 2020
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today we corrected Chapter 6 activities then we read Chapter 7. Activities 11 & 12 in the booklet were assigned. Please finish for homework.

Tentative test date for Zorro: Friday, December 4th.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today we corrected Chapter 6 activities then we read Chapter 7. Activities 11 & 12 in the booklet were assigned. Please finish for homework.

Tentative test date for Zorro: Friday, December 4th.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we continued working on the short story 'The Dinner Party'.
Religion
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
Chapter 2 Assignment is due.
Please bring this to class tomorrow as I will be collecting them.
November 24, 2020
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today we did a listening activity for Ch 6 of Zorro. I then re-read the chapter and explained it to the class. The rest of the class time was spent working on Activities 9 & 10 for Chapter 6 in the booklet. Please complete this for homework if you didn't finish them in class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we did a listening activity for a short story. We then did an activity based on the story and discussed the elements of plot.
No homework assigned unless I am still missing your feature article. Please turn in on Google Classroom ASAP.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today we did a listening activity for Ch 6 of Zorro. I then re-read the chapter and explained it to the class. The rest of the class time was spent working on Activities 9 & 10 for Chapter 6 in the booklet. Please complete this for homework if you didn't finish them in class.
November 23, 2020
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today we continued with Zorro. We corrected activity 6 for chapter 4. We then read Chapter 5.
Activities 7 & 8 were assigned with plenty of class time to finish. Please complete for homework if not finished. All activities up to activity 8 should now be complete.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today Balthazar was in class with us for an activity. Then, we corrected activities 7 & 8 in our booklet. We then reviewed the Quizlet for the vocabulary.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Today we used the chromebooks to search up the vocab words in our booklets for the next unit.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we worked on Plot. We watched an episode of The Fairly Odd Parents and then each student filled in their own version of a plot diagram based on the episode.

No homework assigned unless I am still missing your feauture article.
November 19, 2020
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today we made some additions to our notes on 'les personnages'. We corrected Activity 6 for chapter 4.
We then read Chapter 5. Activities 7 & 8 in our booklet were assigned today. Please finish for homework if you didn't finish these in class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Reminder that Feature Articles are due on Google Classroom this evening

Reminder that tomorrow is Reading Friday so please bring your independent novels.
Religion
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
Reminder that Chapter 2 Assignment is due. Today was our 3rd and final class spent working on these.
Please bring them to me tomorrow.
November 18, 2020
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today we corrected activities for chapter 2 and 3 in our booklets. We then read and discussed chapter 4. Activity 6 for chapter 4 was assigned. Please complete for tomorrow's class.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today we corrected activities for chapter 2 and 3 in our booklets. We then read and discussed chapter 4. Activity 6 for chapter 4 was assigned. Please complete for tomorrow's class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we had our 4th and final class working on our Feature Articles in the lab. If for some reason you did not get this finished- it is due tomorrow. Please 'Turn In' assignment on Google Classroom.
November 17, 2020
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today we completed a listening activity for Ch.3 of Zorro. Then, Activity 5 (for chapter 3) in the booklet was assigned. Please complete for homework if you did not finish these 12 True/False questions. All activities up to this point should be done by now.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we were in the lab and continued working on our feature articles. Tomorrow will be the last class to work on these. You can work on them at home if you wish.
November 13, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today was reading Friday.
Next week we will continue with our Feature Articles.

Enjoy the long weekend!
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today we read Chapter 2 of Zorro and worked on the activities for chapter 2 in our booklets.
Please complete Activities 3 & 4 for Chapter 2 for homework if you did not finish in class.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today we read Chapter 2 of Zorro and worked on the activities for chapter 2 in our booklets.
Please complete Activities 3 & 4 for Chapter 2 for homework if you did not finish in class.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
Monday is a PD Day- No classes.

Tuesday will be Day 6 on the schedule. Enjoy the long weekend!
November 12, 2020
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today we worked on Activities 1 & 2 for Chapter 1 in our booklet for Zorro. Please complete for homework if you did not finish in class. Keep in mind the work in this booklet as well as how well you work in class will determine grade for this unit.

Please bring your Unit 2 Textbook to school tomorrow to hand back in.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today we worked on Activities 1 & 2 for Chapter 1 in our booklet for Zorro. Please complete for homework if you did not finish in class. Keep in mind the work in this booklet as well as how well you work in class will determine grade for this unit.

Please bring your Unit 2 Textbook to school tomorrow to hand back in.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we continued with work on our Feature Articles on the computers

Tomorrow is Reading Friday so please bring your independent novels!
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
Picture day tomorrow
November 10, 2020
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today we read Chapter 1 of Zorro and discussed the characters that were introduced.
Please see Google Classroom for the definitions of vocab.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today students started to type their Feature Articles in the computer lab. Details for this assignment are on Google Classroom. We will pick up on the computers in class on Thursday to continue.
Please remember to bring in your novel for Reading Friday.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
Picture day on Friday, November 13th.
November 9, 2020
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today we went over the definitions in our booklet. This vocabulary is important for understanding the book. Please have these copied in your booklet if you haven't done so. See Google Classroom.
We read Chapter 1 of Zorro today and will continue with the activities for chapter 1 next class.
Religion
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
Today we started our assignment for Chapter 2. We will work on this next class as well.

Remember the Titans assignment on Google Classroom is due TODAY.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we did our speaking activity where students presented their 'Instagram Posts' for the novel.
We then started work on our Feature Article. Students have to write a feature article: a feature article gives information of human interest. Feature articles are generally the stories in newspapers and magazines other than straight news stories, editorials, or advertising. In addition, because of their human interest, they attempt to involve the reader emotionally. Students will need to have columns, a picture, a headline, byline, and date. These details will also be posted to Google Classroom.
Today students picked a topic from a list of topics (see Google Classroom) and we discussed the rubric for their article.
Tomorrow we will head to the lab to start typing a rough copy of their articles.
November 6, 2020
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today we continued with Zorro. Today we worked on the definitions in our booklet.

Activities 1,2 & 3 for the pre-reading portion of our booklets should now be completed. Please remember that the activities in this booklet are to be completed because this work counts as a mark for this unit, along with how well they work in class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we started Reading Fridays!! Students had the full period to silent read the novels that they picked out from the library to read.
Please remember to bring your novel to school.

Reminder: On Monday, students will briefly present their 'instagram creations' to the class for a speaking mark. Things to keep in mind to do well : Volume, tone, expression, and how well you explain your scene and its importance.

Have a great weekend! :)
November 5, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
-Today we took a look at a newspaper article and pointed out the different parts. We then discussed some ideas for news articles based on the novel we just finished. Students will be writing their own news articles in the coming days. Ideas are posted on Google Classroom.
-If I'm missing your Instagram activity or your novel- please bring in.
-As well, we will be starting 'Reading Fridays' tomorrow. Please bring in your independent novel to read for tomorrow's class.
- On Monday, students will present their 'Instagram' posts they created. This will go towards a speaking mark. No pressure with this :)
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-Today we continued with activities in Zorro booklets. Activities 1,2, & 3 should now be completed. If not- please do for homework.
-Please bring dictionaries to class. They will be needed for this unit.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Today we continued with activities in Zorro booklets. Activities 1,2, & 3 should now be completed. If not- please do for homework.
-Please bring dictionaries to class. They will be needed for this unit.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Continue to review script for tomorrow's read aloud. If you were absent for the writing project- This is due as well.

See google classroom for details.
Religion
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
Today was our last day on the computers to finish up our Remember the Titans paragraphs. These are to be 'turned in' on Google Classroom. Please have this turned in by Monday, Nov 9th.
November 4, 2020
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today we started 'Zorro'. You can find a copy of the booklet on Google Classroom.
Activities 1 & 2 were assigned in class today and should be completed for homework if not completed today. If you were absent today- you can still complete Activity 1 because it does not require the book. Activities 1 & 2 are Pre-reading questions.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today we started 'Zorro'. You can find a copy of the booklet on Google Classroom.
Activity 1 was assigned in class today and should be completed for homework if not finished. If you were absent today- you can still complete Activity 1 because it does not require the book and the booklet is here for you to look at.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today the class silent read while I spoke with each student one-on-one about their novel essay test. Marks will be posted on PowerSchool soon. Students were able to see where they went wrong and had the opportunity to ask me questions on an individual basis. Once I met with each student, I then spoke to the class as a whole about the frequent errors that were common on their essays.

Please bring in your independent novel to read, your Instagram activity if I am still missing it, as well as the Catch Me Once, Catch Me Twice novel.
November 3, 2020
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Today we worked on our unit project which involves creating a dialogue between a waiter and a customer. If absent- please see Google Classroom for a copy of the project.

Please review script that we went over today for Friday. This will be used for the speaking evaluation. See Google Classroom for details.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 120
Please bring in your independent novels.
I am still missing a few Catch Me Once, Catch Me Twice novels and Instagram representing activities. Please bring these in ASAP.
November 2, 2020
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
-Presentations began today and will continue tomorrow. Final written copies are now DUE. Please have these tomorrow to pass in. Tomorrow will be last day of presentations.
-There are 3 new questions posted in Google Classroom for Question de la Semaine (all students are encouraged to participate for bonus points) These are asked at the beginning of each class.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
-Presentations began today and will continue tomorrow. Final written copies are now DUE. Please have these tomorrow to pass in. Tomorrow will be last day of presentations.
-There are 3 new questions posted in Google Classroom for Question de la Semaine (all students are encouraged to participate for bonus points) These are asked at the beginning of each class.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we went to the library to sign out novels for the independent novel study.
If you need to bring a book back from last year please do so or else you will not be able to sign out a new book.

If you have a book at home that you would like to use- please bring it in tomorrow so I can take a look at it.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Today we did an activity related to ordering food at a French restaurant with a French menu. Students learned basic expressions for ordering food.

If you missed your reading quiz- you will be expected to write this next class. See Google Classroom for details.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned to Class: 7-6(225)
Flu vaccination forms were distributed on Friday. Students were asked to bring these home. Please return to school by Nov.6th. Thank you.
October 29, 2020
Religion
Assigned to Class: 8-7(108B)
Today we started our write-ups on 'Remember The Titans'. Initially I said this would be due on Monday- but we will spend 1 more class in the LRC to finish it.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Continue to review your scripts for your presentation. We will be starting with these on Monday.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Continue to review your scripts for your presentation. We will be starting with these on Monday.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
No homework this evening unless I am still waiting on your Instagram activity. Please remember to return your novels to school ASAP.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Today was our reading quiz. If you were absent- you will be expected to write this next class. Please see Google Classroom.
October 28, 2020
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today we continued with our preparation for the interviews. Interviews (class presentations) will begin in class on Monday, Nov.2nd.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Reading quiz tomorrow.
Today we completed another practice reading. Please see Google Classroom. Students will be allowed to use today's practice reading for tomorrow's quiz. This is on Google Classroom :)
October 27, 2020
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today we completed questions 1-11 on the page in our booklet- 'how to prepare for an interview'.

Next day we will start our final plan that will be presented to the class early next week.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today we completed questions 1-11 on the page in our booklet- 'how to prepare for an interview'.

Next day we will start our final plan that will be presented to the class early next week.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Reading quiz will be on Thursday.
Continue to review. See Google Classroom for more details.
We will be doing another practice reading in class tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we watched a video based on our novel and had a discussion. Class time was then given to complete / fix up their 'Instagram post' that we have been working on. This should be completed and handed in by now, if not please get it to me ASAP. See Google Classroom for details.

Reminder: Please return novel to school
October 26, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today I passed back the novel quiz and we went over it as a class.
We then started our Instagram representing activity. Please see Google Classroom for details. This is due tomorrow.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today was our listening quiz. Continue to review les questions de la semaine. They are posted to Google Classroom.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today was our listening quiz. We then continued with our interview questions.
Please take a look at Google Classroom. I've posted 'questions de la semaine' these will be asked at the beginning of each class this week as an opportunity for students to earn bonus points.
October 23, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
No homework this weekend!
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Listening quiz on Monday. We have been doing practice in class. Please see Google Classroom for additional practice and details.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Listening quiz on Monday. We have been doing practice in class. Please see Google Classroom for additional practice and details
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Reading quiz on October 29th.
Please see Google Classroom for practice and more details of what is expected.
October 21, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we continued with review. Please see Google Classroom.
Reminder that the quiz is tomorrow and the essay test is on Friday.
October 20, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we continued with review. Please see Google Classroom for important study notes and another sample essay question.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today we completed our reading quiz.
No homework.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Please continue to review for reading quiz tomorrow. Please bring a dictionary. See Google Classroom for sample answers.
October 19, 2020
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today we worked on our 3rd and final practice reading. Reading quiz will be on tomorrow Oct 20th. Please review the questions we have been working on (they have all been the same type of questions). You will be expected to know these for Wednesday. Remember to respond in full sentences. Please see Google Classroom.
Please remember to bring a dictionary!
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today we worked on our 3rd and final practice reading. Reading quiz will be on Wednesday Oct 21st. Please review the questions we have been working on (they have all been the same type of questions). You will be expected to know these for Wednesday. Remember to respond in full sentences. Please see Google Classroom.
Please remember to bring a dictionary!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Sample essay answer for conflict should be complete. Please continue to review for our test (Part 1 on Thursday, Part 2 on Friday). See Google Classroom.
October 16, 2020
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today we worked on our 2nd practice reading for Module 2. This is found on page 60 of our textbook and goes with the questions in our booklet for P.60. Please complete these in preparation for our reading quiz that will be happening next week. We will do a 3rd practice next day. Please remember to have dictionary in class.
If you forgot your belongings in school, I've attached the questions and the reading on Google Classroom.

Bon weekend!
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today we worked on our 2nd practice reading for Module 2. This is found on page 60 of our textbook and goes with the questions in our booklet for P.60. Please complete these in preparation for our reading quiz that will be happening next week. We will do a 3rd practice next day. Please remember to have dictionary in class.
If you forgot your belongings in school, I've attached the questions and the reading on Google Classroom.

Bon weekend!
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we worked on a sample question as practice for part 2 of our test next week. I will be posting some notes to the Google Classroom over the weekend.
Please continue to review notes for content of the novel, as well as notes on how to write the essay.
October 14, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Oct 14th: Today we continued prepping for our test. Today we discussed Character Development and Theme in the novel and worked on a graphic organizer in groups. Please see Google Classroom for completed versions. This will be very important in preparing for the test next week. Please review.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Please complete Part A- Questions 1-5 in booklet that go with page 58 in our textbook. Please see Google Classroom for a scanned version of the pages of the textbook if you forgot your textbook in school.
October 13, 2020
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today we continued working on the definitions in our module 2 booklets. Please see Google Classroom for completed version of definitions. Everyone should copy these in their own booklet- including those who were absent.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today we continued working on the definitions in our module 2 booklets. Please see Google Classroom for completed version of definitions. Everyone should copy these in their own booklet - including those who were absent.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we discussed conflict in the novel. Please see Google Classroom.

Test: Part 1- Oct 22nd
Part 2- Oct 23rd.
October 9, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Oct 9th: Today we did Journal # 3. Please complete for homework if not finished in class. Journal details are on Google Classroom
Enjoy your long weekend everyone!
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Please continue to review vocab list for short quiz on Tuesday.
October 8, 2020
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Please continue to review vocab words for the Quiz on Tuesday. Vocab list can be found on Google Classroom.
Google Classroom code: dvjmjc5
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Please complete definitions 10-17 for homework. English translations are fine for now.
October 7, 2020
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
On Tuesday, we will be having our quiz on the Vocab that we have been working on in class. The list of vocab is posted to Google Classroom as well as a quizlet link to use for practice. Please review vocab.
Google Classroom code: dvjmjc5
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today we worked on definitions in our Module 2 booklet. Please complete definitions 'Entrevue' to 'un incident' for homework with the help of a dictionary.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we completed our novel. Novel should read to the end now. If absent- please read to catch up.
October 6, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Oct 6th: Today we discussed the one question for chapter 12. We then read chapter 13 as a class and then the class decided to silent read chapter 14 as it is a short chapter.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today we completed a reading activity that will count for a mark. No homework tonight.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today we completed a reading activity that will count for a mark. No homework tonight.
October 5, 2020
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today we worked on a 2nd reading practice during class. For those who were absent- the reading from today is posted to our Google Classroom.
Tomorrow we will do a similar reading that will count for a mark. Please bring a dictionary.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Oct 5th: Today we had a discussion about the questions for chapters 8-10 then we read chapter 11 of our novel as a class. With the remaining time of class, students chose to silent read chapter 12.
To date, Chapters should be read with questions completed up to the end of Chapter 12. Please complete for homework if not finished.
To view questions- see Google Classroom.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today we worked on a 2nd reading practice during class. For those who were absent- the reading from today is posted to our Google Classroom.
Tomorrow we will do a similar reading that will count for a mark. Please bring a dictionary.
October 2, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Oct 2nd: Today we read chapter 9 as a class, then the class decided to silent read chapter 10. Questions were assigned. For now- Novel should be read with questions completed up to the end of chapter 10. Please finish for homework if not completed. Questions for the remainder of the novel are on Google Classroom.
Have a great weekend!!
October 1, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Oct 1st:
Today we completed Journal # 2 in class. The whole period was given to complete this, so please finish for homework as this is due tomorrow.
See google classroom for details.

For those that were absent- The journal entry is attached on Google Classroom.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Please complete sections A & B for homework from the reading activity we started in class today.
September 30, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Sept 30th: Today we discussed chapter 7 questions and we read Chapter 8.
If absent, please have questions for chapters 1-7 completed by now and have read up to the end of chapter 8.
September 29, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Sept 29th: Today we completed our listening quiz. We then spent the second half of the class working on chapter 7 questions. Please complete chapter 7 questions as I will be checking these tomorrow to see that they are done.

Thanks!
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Reminder: Quiz tomorrow. Continue to review verbs in booklet.
September 28, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Sept 28th: Today we discussed the answers to chapter 6 questions and then we read chapter 7 as a class. I assigned questions 1-3 of chapter 7. Questions are posted on google classroom. code (gqaudz2).
These are to be finished for homework.

Reminder: Tomorrow there will be a listening activity that will count for a mark (cannot study for this one).

Thanks!!
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Reminder: Listening quiz tomorrow. Please review verbs in booklet.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Reminder: Listening quiz on Wednesday. Please review verbs in booklet.
September 25, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Sept 25th: Today I handed back the journal entries and their portfolios from last year. Students could choose 1 item to keep in their portfolio, the rest must go home.

Please complete chapter 6 questions for homework. Class was given entire class to read chapter 6 and answer questions. Questions for chapters 1-7 are posted on Google Classroom.

Listening quiz: Tuesday Sept 29th. (Cannot study for this one).
September 24, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we completed the 2nd and final part of our viewing activity. No homework assigned.
September 23, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we started our Viewing Activity. This will be counted for marks.
Tomorrow we will finish the activity so attendance is necessary.

No homework assigned for today.
French
Assigned to Class: 9-1 (206)
Today we continued working on ER verbs. No homework assigned.
September 22, 2020
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-8(123)
Today we continued with our booklet - up to part G. Please complete.
Francais
Assigned to Class: 8-9(213)
Today we continued with our booklet - up to part G. Please complete.
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Today we read chapter 5 of our novel and worked on chapter 5 questions. Please complete chapter 5 questions for homework if not complete. See google classroom for questions.

As well, tomorrow and Thursday we will be doing a viewing activity- this will count for marks so attendance is necessary on both days. Thanks!
September 21, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned to Class: 8-4(211)
Please complete chapter 4 questions of our novel. Questions are posted on Google classroom. Invites were sent to all students.

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