Homework Assigned For Homeroom: 7-10 (119)
February 6, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Quiz postponed to next week.
February 3, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Learning Goal 5 Quiz coming up on Thursday, February 9th.
January 30, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
We have officially finished Learning Goal 4! Students will have re-try day on Friday, February 3rd.

We are moving on to Learning Goal 5 in Wednesday's class.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Gale Kelly
Bring your Chromebooks everyday, please!
Беріть із собою Chromebook щодня, будь ласка!
January 23, 2023
Language Arts
Assigned By: Gale Kelly
Review TAG for your ELA assessment tomorrow. (Hint: I'd take a look at the definition of internal conflict.) Bring your Chromebook.
Reminder: Study Literary Devices for your quiz on Jan. 30
January 19, 2023
Language Arts
Assigned By: Gale Kelly
Reading Friday tomorrow.
Reminders: Short Story assessment on Jan. 23 (Chromebook needed), Literary Devices Quiz on Jan. 30 (Chromebook needed), Independent Novel Study Project #2 due March 3.
January 18, 2023
Language Arts
Assigned By: Gale Kelly
Tomorrow's class: explanation of Independent Novel Study Project #2 (Cereal Box), studying the story 'A Slippery Scheme'. Please bring your Chromebook.
January 16, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Tomorrow we will begin a new Learning Goal 4.3 - percents.
January 13, 2023
Language Arts
Assigned By: Gale Kelly
Below is a list of the terms you will need to know for your Literary Devices Quiz on Monday, January 30, 2023. ALL of these terms will be on the quiz.
This handout is in Google Classroom as well. You will need to bring your Chromebook to class for the quiz.

Alliteration
Allusion
Antagonist
Atmosphere
Audience
Cliffhanger Ending
Conflict (Internal, External, Interpersonal)
Contrast
Figurative Meaning
Flashback
Foreshadowing
Hyperbole
Imagery (Auditory, Olfactory, Tactile, Visual, Gustatory)
Irony (dramatic, situational)
Literal Meaning
Metaphor
Mood
Onomatopoeia
Oxymoron
Personification
Plot
Point of View (First Person, Third Person Limited, Third Person Omniscient)
Plot Summary Chart (Introduction, Climax)
Protagonist
Rhyming Couplet
Rhyme Scheme
Simile
Symbolism
Thematic Statement
Tone
January 12, 2023
Language Arts
Assigned By: Gale Kelly
Finish the question: Discuss one characteristic Marko possesses in the story 'Winners and Losers'. Be sure to attach your document in Google Classroom. Do no 'share' the document with me.
Tomorrow is READING FRIDAY!
January 11, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Today we had our Exit Card covering Learning Goal 4.1. The next 2-3 classes will be independent practice and student-teacher conferencing.
January 9, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Exit Card covering comparing decimals is moved to Wednesday, January 11th.
Science
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
Today we continued working on our booklet on temperature. No homework.
January 6, 2023
Music
Assigned By: Jenn Hanley
Responding and Playing assessments ongoing. See google classroom for details and supporting documentation
January 5, 2023
Music
Assigned By: Jenn Hanley
Playing and Responding assessments ongoing. See Google Classroom for details and supporting documentation
January 4, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
Today we worked on measuring temperature and calibrating thermometers. No homework.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Today we continued with Learning Goal 4 - we worked on comparing decimals. There will be an exit card covering this topic on Monday, January 9th.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Gale Kelly
Today we continued working on TAG answers for 'Fire and Death'.
Religion
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
Today we watched a documentary on Sir Wilfred Grenfell. Don't forget to share your Christmas Around the World slideshows with me!
January 3, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Today we did a reflection on the Learning Goals we have completed and the Learning Goals we will be working on in the upcoming months. No homework.
Science
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
Today we continued working through the Heat booklet. No homework.
December 20, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Our In-Class Assignments are now late. Please submit ASAP.

Happy Holidays! :)
December 19, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Gale Kelly
Tomorrow is my last day of school before the holidays start as I will not be in school on Wednesday. I am wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. See you in January.
Religion
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
Reminder that your Christmas Around the World slideshow assignment in now due for homework. Please share it with me at rebeccacole@nlesd.ca
December 16, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Students have been given an 'in-class assignment.' This is due MONDAY. Students have had two classes to complete this work - they are able to finish it at home if they need extra time.
December 14, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Our assessment for Learning Goal 4.1 will be an assignment. Students will be given a worksheet in tomorrow's class - they will have Thursday and Friday to work through it. There will be one section that must be completed with teacher supervision/independently.

This assignment will cover the following 'I Can' statements:
- I can convert a terminating decimal to a fraction.
- I can convert a fraction to a terminating decimal.
- I can convert a repeating decimal to a fraction.
- I can convert a fraction to a repeating decimal.
- I can create equivalent fractions using common denominators.
- I can convert a mixed number to an improper fraction.
- I can convert an improper fraction to a mixed number.
- I can reduce fraction to simplest terms.
December 13, 2022
Religion
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
Today we started our Christmas Around the World assignment. Please be prepared to continue working on this tomorrow.
December 12, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Comparative Essays (Process Pieces) are now past due. Please submit ASAP.

If students wish to rewrite the essay test, they should let me know by Wednesday.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Exit Card on comparing decimals and fractions happening on Friday.
December 8, 2022
French
Assigned By: Kerry Anne O~Brien
We practiced our Christmas vocabulary with two activities this class. A Google Slide show and a Bingo game (or two) ;)
December 7, 2022
Music
Assigned By: Jenn Hanley
Any student absent should review the new material posted in our Google Classroom before next music class
December 6, 2022
Religion
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
Today students got to finish up their Prince of Egypt assignment. Any unfinished slideshows are due for homework and should be submitted by Friday. They can be shared to my email rebeccacole@nlesd.ca
December 5, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
Today we continued with our Heat Unit. No homework.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Today we continued with our decimal unit. We have been working on converting fractions to decimals.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Gale Kelly
Today we started our Short Story Unit. We learned about the Plot Summary Chart and began watching 'Fairly Odd Parents: Odd Jobs'.
Religion
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
Today students worked on the Prince of Egypt assignment. This should be submitted by Wednesday.
November 30, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Today we reviewed order of operations with decimals. Students have an exit card in tomorrow's class.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Gale Kelly
We will be going to the library Dec. 9 to play Literary Devices Headbanz and Literary Devices Encore. Please be familiar with your flash cards for this class.
November 28, 2022
French
Assigned By: Kerry Anne O~Brien
No homework. Today we started learning about ER, IR and RE verbs in French.
Music
Assigned By: Jenn Hanley
Today we added new chords to our Ukulele chord repertoire. Any student missing from class today should review the 'Chord Specific Video's' section of our Google classroom before next class as we will be using these new chords.

Being familiar before next class, even if you do not have a Ukulele at home, is very important.

Language Arts
Assigned By: Gale Kelly
We have been working on Flash Cards for our Literary Terms. We will be finishing them this week in class.
Science
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
The 1.3 Quiz is moved to Wednesday. Today we introduced our next unit (Heat & Temperature).
November 24, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Today we continued with order of operations with decimals. No homework.
November 22, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Today we began looking at Order of Operations with decimals. Students should ensure practice problems d, e, and f on P.17 are completed for tomorrow's class.
November 21, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Today we completed our In-Class Assignment covering decimal operations. There will be opportunities for retakes early next week.

We will be continuing with review of decimal operations and begin order of operations in tomorrow's class.
Science
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
Today we finished the content for succession. No homework. There will be a short evaluation on section 1.3 next Monday.
November 18, 2022
French
Assigned By: Kerry Anne O~Brien
We worked on the the adjectives of personality.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Gale Kelly
Late Policy- New Unexcused Late Protocol:

Teachers will close the doors at the bell.

Students knock once and wait;

They will be allowed to enter once the teacher is ready and opens the door. .

There will be one warning.

If it happens again, the student with their teacher will call home and discuss what has happened and their reason for lateness.

* Students late 3x will have contact with the office.
Science
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
Today worked on our succession foldables. No homework.
November 16, 2022
Music
Assigned By: Jenn Hanley
Ukulele Assessment scheduled for period 1 tomorrow.
French
Assigned By: Kerry Anne O~Brien
We worked on the Lexique activity for the first half of the class. The second half we worked on booklet activities.
November 15, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
Today we did our quiz on 1.2. No homework.
Religion
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
Today we started watching the Prince of Egypt. No homework unless you need to finish up your graphic novels.
November 14, 2022
French
Assigned By: Kerry Anne O~Brien
We finished off our Lexique activity today (most did) I will give 10 minutes next class to a few who did not finish it all off. Those who did not use their time well in class will have to finish some of it off for homework if they don't finish it tomorrow in class..
Science
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
Today we had a review class for the quiz tomorrow. Happy studying!
November 9, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
In-Class Assignment on decimal operations happening November 17th.
Science
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
No homework. Please look at the Google Classroom for review material for your quiz next week.
November 8, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Today we reviewed adding and subtracting decimals. We reviewed traditional multiplication.

We will be continuing with multiplying and dividing decimals this week and next. We will have an in-class assignment covering decimals next Friday, November 18th.
Science
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
Today we finished off our content for section 1.2 and started the review questions. Bring your chromebook for the next couple classes for interactive review! Quiz next Tuesday.
November 7, 2022
Music
Assigned By: Jenn Hanley
Ukulele Assessment #1 scheduled for Nov 17th. Details posted to the Google Classroom
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Today we continued with adding and subtracting decimals.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Gale Kelly
Today we discussed our very first major piece of writing - Process Piece #1. Students will begin writing their rough drafts tomorrow. Please remember to bring your silent reading novel and your Chromebook.
November 4, 2022
Religion
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
Today we completed our 10 commandments activity. If you have not completed your Character Development journal or Graphic Novel please complete it for homework.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Gale Kelly
Today we finished our unit end movie. Please bring your Chromebook to class on Monday.
November 3, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
Today we covered producers, consumers, and decomposers. No homework.
Religion
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
Today we finished up our Character Development graphic novels. If you did not complete it, please finish it at home and bring it next class.
November 2, 2022
French
Assigned By: Kerry Anne O~Brien
Rewrite of AVOIR and ETRE quiz was done today for those who chose to rewrite. We worked in our booklets today. No homework
Science
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
Today we finished up our Salty Seeds lab. No homework.
November 1, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Students were given their outcomes for Learning Goal 2. The retake will happen in tomorrow (Wednesday's) class.
October 31, 2022
French
Assigned By: Kerry Anne O~Brien
We worked on our Mosaique projects today. Next class, students who want a second try at the AVOIR and ETRE verb quiz can do so at the beginning of class.
Science
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
No homework - Happy Halloween!
Language Arts
Assigned By: Gale Kelly
Wanted Posters will continue to be presented tomorrow.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Students will receive their corrected quizzes on Learning Goal 2 in tomorrow's class. They will then have the opportunity for a retake on Wednesday.
October 28, 2022
French
Assigned By: Kerry Anne O~Brien
No homework
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Today we completed our quiz for Learning Goal 2. We will begin a new learning goal on Monday!
October 27, 2022
Music
Assigned By: Jenn Hanley
Any student who missed class today must complete 'Listening Log #1` which has been posted in the Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Gale Kelly
Today we continued work on our Wanted Poster. Students will have the first half of tomorrow's class to finish their work then presentations will take place during the second half of class.
October 26, 2022
Music
Assigned By: Jenn Hanley
Music and Civil Rights assignment due by Saturday Oct 29. See google classroom assignment for details.
French
Assigned By: Kerry Anne O~Brien
We did a personality test today which sets the stage for our next project. We will work on the project tomorrow in class. Students will need colored pencils for this. There is a written and speaking component to this project.
October 25, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
We completed the Symbiosis activity in class. No homework.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Today we continued with subtracting integers. There will be an exit card Friday.
Religion
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
We are working on our graphic novel in class tomorrow. Please bring coloured pencils if you have them!
October 24, 2022
French
Assigned By: Kerry Anne O~Brien
We had our quiz today on ETRE and AVOIR. We also started the new unit MOSAIQUE.
No homework.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Completed an Exit Card on section 2.1-2.3 today.

There will be an exit card covering sections 2.4-2.6 on Friday.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Gale Kelly
Today we worked on our Petey Theme Park. This assessment is due at the end of class tomorrow. Also, please remember to bring your silent reading novel EVERY period.
October 20, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Students have completed up to and including Section 2.4 in Learning Goal 2.

There will be a short Exit Card on Monday, October 23rd covering addition of integers.
October 19, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
Quiz today - No homework
October 18, 2022
Music
Assigned By: Jenn Hanley
Music and Civil Rights assignment due Oct 29th. One more class will be given to work on during class time.
October 17, 2022
Religion
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
If you did not finish your Character Development journal from last class, finish it for homework. If you have coloured pencils bring them next class for your graphic novel.
Music
Assigned By: Jenn Hanley
Today we completed the last column of our Worksheet. All students should not have submitted their completed worksheet. Any columns not completed should be done for homework and submitted tomorrow morning at the beginning of class.

The Music and Civil Rights Assignment has been assigned via the Google Classroom. The next two classes will be spent work on this assignment. Students are expected to arrive tomorrow with any materials they need for the assignment and knowing which option they chose. Any student who chose any option that can only be prepared at home (eg. playing original song on the Tuba) should come to class with something productive to work on.
Science
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
Reminder our quiz is Wednesday - please make sure you have your login for the chromebooks. The review slideshow is on the google classroom.
October 13, 2022
French
Assigned By: Kerry Anne O~Brien
Today was the last day to work on the foldable for ETRE and AVOIR. If not finished, it is for homework. it is due by tomorrow-end of day. We also got some more presentations done. They should be finished up tomorrow
Language Arts
Assigned By: Gale Kelly
We began our Petey assignment today. Tomorrow is Reading Friday.
October 12, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Gale Kelly
Today we finished reading the novel Petey then we did a formal listening assessment. Tomorrow we will begin our Theme Park assignment which will be done during class time. This will be due at the end of class on Wednesday, October 25.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Learning Goal 1 retake is Friday, October 14th.
October 11, 2022
French
Assigned By: Kerry Anne O~Brien
We worked on the AVOIR and ETRE Booklets again today. They will be given the first part of the next class to finish these off. If not completed, they will be for homework.
October 7, 2022
French
Assigned By: Kerry Anne O~Brien
We started AVOIR and ETRE foldable today. We will have another class to work on these. I kept these in class.
Science
Assigned By: Rebecca Cole
Please hand in your Fluvarium permission slip & money on Tuesday!
October 6, 2022
Music
Assigned By: Jenn Hanley
Today we completed the columns 'Background of the Song' and 'notes on the melody' on our worksheets.

For anyone who missed class please see today's google classroom post and come with work completed next class.
October 5, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Today we continued review for our Learning Goal 1 quiz. Learning Goal 1 quiz covering all divisibility rules (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10).
Music
Assigned By: Jenn Hanley
All students should now have the following columns completed on our 'Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing Worksheet'

Comparing Different Versions
Composer and Lyricist
Notes on the Melody

If something is missing please complete at home on a separate sheet of paper and bring to class tomorrow to be attached to your worksheet.

Details for each section are in the Google Classroom.
French
Assigned By: Kerry Anne O~Brien
Today we did the last activity in our review booklet for the introductory unit this year. Those who wanted a second chance at upping their mark on the first quiz did so today at the beginning of class.
October 4, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Learning Goal 1 quiz will be Thursday. The quiz will cover all divisibility rules.
October 3, 2022
French
Assigned By: Kerry Anne O~Brien
Today we had our Common Classroom Sayings quiz. We went through our introduction booklet to do some of the activities we had left out. we practiced our oral paragraph as assessments of these is coming up at the end of this week.
September 29, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Gale Kelly
Reading 'Friday'. We will continue reading Petey next week. Students should be finished all questions for Chapters 1-11.
September 28, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Students completed their exit cards for divisibility by 3, 6, 8, and 9. We will review these as a class over the next couple of periods.

This is a reminder that tomorrow, Thursday September 29th, is picture day! Bring your best smiles!

We also have a food drive happening next week.
September 27, 2022
Music
Assigned By: Jenn Hanley
Today we completed the column 'Composer and Lyricist' on our worksheet and read through part of a CNN article discussing the song 'Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing'.

For anyone who missed class please see todays google classroom post and come with work completed next class.
September 26, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Exit Card covering divisibility rules for 3, 6, 8, and 9 on Wednesday. Completed notes are available on Google Classroom for additional review.
Music
Assigned By: Jenn Hanley
Today we compared 3 version of the song 'Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing'. For any students absent please see the Google Classroom for details of work to complete and bring to class next day
Language Arts
Assigned By: Gale Kelly
Continued reading 'Petey' (Chapters 9-11). Remember to keep reading your Independent Novel Study at home. We will do our Wanted Poster project in the coming weeks.
French
Assigned By: Kerry Anne O~Brien
This was quiz day. We also went through vocabulary for weather and started vocab for school. This will continue next class.

There will be a quiz for common school sayings early next week. These are in the Google classroom to study.
September 23, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Today we continued with Section 1.2. There will be an exit card on Tuesday covering Sections 1.1 and 1.2.
September 22, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Today we reviewed Section 1.1 and began Section 1.2. Students have received their first exit cards as well as written and verbal feedback.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Gale Kelly
Reading Friday tomorrow.
September 21, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Gale Kelly
We finished reading Chapters 4-8 of Petey and will begin the content questions tomorrow. These are not for homework. All work can be found in Google Classroom. Also, I have emailed a copy of our year plan.
September 20, 2022
French
Assigned By: Kerry Anne O~Brien
We moved on to days of the week, months of the year, seasons and completed the activities for those.
There is a test coming up Monday, Sept 26 on alphabet and numbers from 1-50.Notes to study are in the Google Classroom.
September 15, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Short exit card on Section 1.1 (Divisibility rules for 2, 5, 10, and 4) tomorrow.
September 14, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Today we started section 1.1.
Students will complete an exit card on section 1.1 in Friday's class.

(Exit Card will cover divisibility rules of 2, 5, 10, and 4).
Language Arts
Assigned By: Gale Kelly
Today we read finished reading Chapter 3 of Petey.

Friday is READING FRIDAY so please ensure you have a novel.
September 13, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Gale Kelly
We began reading the novel Petey in class. Students were given their Google Classroom code to access all handouts and projects they will need for the novel study. All of this work will be completed during class time so there will be no homework.
Reminder: Always bring a novel and pencil to class.
September 12, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jackie Ghaney
Today we started our notes for Unit 1. No homework.
September 9, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Gale Kelly
Please make sure you bring an exercise book (One of those cheap Hilroy notebooks) and a novel of your choice on Monday.

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