Homework Assigned For Homeroom: 8-11 (207)
June 10, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Sarah Comerford
Just a reminder that any student wishing to improve their grades by completing the assignments in Google Classroom should submit their work by Friday, June 12th.
June 5, 2020
Art
Assigned By: A Penney
Grade 8 Art Students of MDJH,
Thank you for all your effort and interest in creating this year. In the time we spent together, I know you all will spend some of your summer creating and making wonderful things. I would love to see them: alannapenney@nlesd.ca. If you are looking to build something, this may be of interest to you: Hollow Face Optical Illusions (http://maxilingual.blogspot.com/2014/11/optical-illusions-3d-dragon.html)
Until the next time we see each other, stay artsy!
Ms Penney
June 1, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Sarah Comerford
Please check the outcomes timeline for Chapter 8. Two Google Meets this week. Wednesday at 11:00 for Chapter 8 review and Friday at 11:00 for Kahoot! Test what you know and the top three scores win a prize (I will deliver).
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
This week is the last week of formal contact from teachers. You should be continuing your work on Unit 8 - Geometry and be close to having it half way completed. Unit 8 should be finished by the end of next week. A gentle reminder to keep an eye on the Google Classroom for any updates and to touch base if you have any questions.
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Conversational phrases and practice are posted. Visit:
mrcfrench.weebly.com
More review on this topic will be posted later this week.
May 28, 2020
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Practice material for this week's theme has been posted. Visit:
mrcfrench.weebly.com
May 27, 2020
Art
Assigned By: A Penney
Use the MDJH Art site to help you finish the design stage and begin the final design of the Superhero Painting activity: https://sites.google.com/nlesd.ca/mspenney/8-art

- finalize your superhero :) Take a pic and email it to me @ alannapenney@nlesd.ca
Our last class will be Friday, June 5th
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
Please review Mick Hart Was Here by next week's class...novella. We will discuss then.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
This week, if you have not already done so, you should be starting on to Unit 8 - Geometry. Unit 8 should be completed in three weeks. A gentle reminder to keep an eye on the Google Classroom for any updates and to touch base if you have any questions.
May 26, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Sarah Comerford
Check Google Classroom for an interesting article on WW2 and the Bell Island Sinkings and some check in questions. There is also an OPTIONAL assignment on Newfoundland Culture that can be used to replace a low chapter Test or Quiz mark.
Art
Assigned By: Alanna Penney
Use the MDJH Art site to help you finish the design stage and begin the final design of the Superhero Painting activity: https://sites.google.com/nlesd.ca/mspenney/8-art

- finalize your rough sketch of your design including a name, backstory, background, and color choice. Be sure to include movement in your design. Make changes now before you commit to painting/coloring your design.
- Find the largest paper you can to complete the final (large) drawing of your design.
- To create a sense of depth in your composition, begin painting/coloring your background first! Take lots of photos as we work.
Next class, we will finish painting our superhero :)
May 25, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
Audio link for novella posted today.
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
There are new notes and activities posted for a theme on camping;visit
mrcfrench.weebly.com
More practice posted later this week.
Quizlet link: https://quizlet.com/ca/509644529/le-camping-2020mdjh-flash-cards/
May 21, 2020
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Practice exercises for prepositions of place are posted on: mrcfrench.weebly.com
May 20, 2020
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
This week you should be finishing Unit 7 - Data Analysis, if you have not already done so, and moving on to Unit 8 - Geometry. Unit 8 should be completed in three weeks. A gentle reminder to keep an eye on the Google Classroom for any updates and to touch base if you have any questions.
May 19, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Sarah Comerford
Check Google Classroom for your Chapter 8 outcomes timeline. Try the Show What you Know quizlet. Google Meet Check-In this Friday at 11:00.
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
New vocab posted on my homework page for vocab about position / place
Visit: mrcfrench.weebly.com
Quizlet: https://quizlet.com/ca/380956258/cf8-5-prepositions-of-position-flash-cards/
May 16, 2020
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Practice exercises for adverbs are posted on my webpage:

mrcfrench.weebly.com
May 15, 2020
Art
Assigned By: Alanna Penney
Happy Friday & Enjoy your long weekend :)
Use the MDJH Art site to help you finish the design stage of the Superhero Painting activity: https://sites.google.com/nlesd.ca/mspenney/home

- finalize your rough sketch of your design including a name, backstory, background, and color choice. Be sure to include movement in your design.
Use links on MDJH page to help your decisions about your name, backstory and design.
May 14, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Sarah Comerford
Chapter 8 starts tomorrow on Google Meet. You can choose either the 11:00am or 12:00 pm class. The codes will be sent out 10 minutes ahead of class. See you then.
Art
Assigned By: Alanna Penney
Use the MDJH Art site to help you begin the Superhero Painting activity: https://sites.google.com/a/nlesd.ca/ms-penney/home/8-art

Begin by brainstorming 'What is a Superhero/Super-villain/Anti-hero?'

- complete a rough sketch of your ideas including a name, backstory, background, and color choice. Be sure to include movement in your design.
Us links on MDJH page to help your decisions about your name, backstory and design.
May 13, 2020
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
Continue to work through Unit 7. You should be completing it by the end of next week. Refer to our Google Classroom for regular updates. Contact me if you have any questions or concerns.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Sarah Comerford
The Chapter 7 optional quiz is now posted in our Google Classroom. See what you know. Take the quiz.
May 11, 2020
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
This week our theme is about adverbs.

See notes at: mrcfrench.weebly.com

Quizlet review: https://quizlet.com/ca/507494226/adverbs-of-manner-mdjh2020-flash-cards/
May 8, 2020
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Practice speaking / listening material for French sounds is posted, as well as a reading activity.
Visit: mrcfrench.weebly.com
May 7, 2020
Science Humaines
Assigned By: Sarah Comerford
Chapter 7 check-in Friday, May 8th at 12pm. Check your email or Google Classroom for login details.
May 6, 2020
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
This week you should be continuing to work through Unit 7, concluding that by about the 3rd week of May.

Reminders: keep an eye on the Google Classroom for regular updates. Pajamarama Day is this Friday. Wear your PJs.
May 5, 2020
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We have a new theme about French sounds. See my webpage: mrcfrench.weebly.com

Quizlet link:https://quizlet.com/ca/506382892/french-sounds-mdjh9-2020-flash-cards/
May 4, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
The poetry booklet continue to be our focus. Check out the limerick chalkenge posted today.
May 1, 2020
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
On Monday of this coming week, you should be starting Unit 7. Keep an eye on my Google Classroom for updates.
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
ew practice material for theme of household objects can be found on my webpage: mrcfrench.weebly.com
April 28, 2020
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
New material re Household vocab and a quizlet link on my webpage,
mrcfrench.weebly.com

Quizlet link: https://quizlet.com/ca/505030936/household-objects-mdjh-2020-flash-cards/
April 27, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Sarah Comerford
Please check out Google Classroom for Chapter 7 materials and a timeline for outcomes as well as opportunities to improve your grade.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
Optional recovery assignment due this week.

Suggested poem and questions in posted booklet is 'The Shark' by E.J. Pratt.
See Google Classroom for more info.
Tks
April 23, 2020
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Please see my webpage re report grades, and ongoing learning.
My webpage - mrcfrench@weebly.com
For contact - glenconnolly@nlesd.ca
April 21, 2020
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Please see my webpage re report grades
April 17, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
I am posting an optional recovery assignment Monday via Google Classroom.
April 6, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Phillip Smith
Parents and students should have received an email by now with the google classroom code. This classroom will be used to provide instruction to those who wish to take part during this closure.

If you have not received this email please email me phillipsmith@nlesd.ca
April 1, 2020
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Hope you are well. By now you should have had emails from me re learning resources. If you have not gotten my emails, please check spam folders in case they were diverted. And, you can send me an alternate email to set up communication. Reach me at:
glenconnolly@nlesd.ca
My website for materials is at:
mrcfrench.weebly.com
March 28, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
Pls let me know if you need the code for Google Classroom. Tks!
March 18, 2020
Social Studies
Assigned By: Sarah Comerford
Please continue to review your Chapter 6 terms in quizlet and try taking a quizlet test to see what you know.
March 12, 2020
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We have a new unit with a theme of animals and related vocab. For notes and a quizlet review link, visit my website
(mrcfrench.weebly.com)
March 4, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Phillip Smith
Fluids Unit Test covering all three booklets will be on Tuesday, March 10th.

All notes are on my website.
March 3, 2020
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
p. 246-247 #s 5-8
February 28, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
Last day Lit Circles...bring completed sheet and finish novel.
February 27, 2020
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
p. 239-241 #s 6-17
February 26, 2020
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
5.1 Worksheet
February 24, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
Ensure your journal is completed. Finish novel and sheet by Friday...on Google classroom.
February 21, 2020
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
Study for your test on Monday.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
Finish your novel for Friday and the last side of the sheet (making a connection- text/self/world).

Finish the in-class journal sheet of the Truman movie by Tuesday.

February 20, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
Lit circles tmr- bring the second sheet completed. On Google classroom too- do the side with vocab etc
February 14, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Phillip Smith
Density Quiz on Friday February 21st
February 11, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
Test Thursday...focus on theme.Know 5 pts of text pattern.
Keep reading schedule for novel and work sheet...one side by Friday. Sensible snacks permitted.
February 6, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
Lit circles tmr.
February 5, 2020
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Notes for our current unit about clothing / fashion are available at: mrcfrench.weebly.com
A quizlet review link is found here:
https://quizlet.com/ca/357623254/cf8-3-la-mode-fashion-flash-cards/
February 4, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
Please ensure you are ready for Lit Circles Friday- 1/4 book and one side of sheet A assigned. Also on Google Classroom should you lose it - use the online sheet to follow. Sensible snacks please!
Congrats to top spellers Naomi & Hans. Spelling Bee Friday for these people only.
Test on Feb 13th.
February 3, 2020
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
p. 198-200 #s 4-7, 10-12, 14, 15, 17
January 31, 2020
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We recently finished a unit and in-class questionnaire on France / French culture. Now we are just beginning a unit on clothing and fashion.
January 30, 2020
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
Organizing Lit Circle roles tmr- bring your novel as we can begin reading.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
Extra Practice 3
January 29, 2020
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
p. 186 #s 4, 6-15
January 10, 2020
Science
Assigned By: Phillip Smith
Viscosity quiz on Tuesday January 14th

Notes on my website.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
Study for your recovery assessment.
December 16, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
In class essay tmr. See class notes on Google classroom.
Bring your jot notes and symbol for imaginary tribute to class on Wednesday. This may run into Thursday. Also on Google classroom.
December 11, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
Content Quiz - Thursday
Essay Test- Monday
Create a Tribute project- Tuesday/ Wednesday (in - role: jot notes only. No essay required here. Bring a symbol or a picture of a symbol as part of your presentation).See Google Classroom.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
Study for your test on Friday
December 10, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
Content Quiz- Thursday
In-class essay - Monday

Assignment: Create a Tribute (in-role) - use jot notes from #1 - 6 for Tuesday & bring a symbol/ or a picture of a symbol to share.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
p. 155 #s 4-10
December 9, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Sarah Comerford
Chapter 3 Quiz Wednesday, Dec. 18th. Quizlet available on my website.
December 5, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
Content quiz on Hunger Games next week.
December 4, 2019
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
Study for your in-class on Friday
November 28, 2019
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
p. 144-145 #s 1-18
November 26, 2019
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
p. 132-133 #s 3-10
p. 139 #s 4-8
Science
Assigned By: Phillip Smith
Unit test covering all work since September (All three booklets) will be on Wednesday, Dec. 4.

Notes and new quizlets on my website.
November 21, 2019
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
Study for your in-class assignment.
November 15, 2019
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
p. 125 #s 4-10
November 14, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Sarah Comerford
Chapter 2 test is on Wednesday, Nov. 20th. Study material available on my social studies website.
November 13, 2019
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
p. 118 #s 4-12
November 12, 2019
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
p. 113 #s 5-10
November 7, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Phillip Smith
Quiz covering booklet 2 will be on Thursday, November 14.

Completed notes are on my website.
November 1, 2019
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
Study for your test.
October 30, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
If you have a copy of the HUNGER GAMES book- please bring it!
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
Study for your in-class assignment.
October 24, 2019
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
Complete the mid-unit review on p. 83 of your textbook.
October 22, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
Unit test Thursday. Finish Malala practice test. We will review tmr. Please ensure you have submitted your letter.
October 21, 2019
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We have a quiz scheduled for Wednesday, October 24th. The topics are food and phrases of the marketplace. Students should focus on this link for review:
https://quizlet.com/ca/318933190/core-french-8-market-vocab-and-phrases-flash-cards/
October 17, 2019
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
P. 73 #s 1-19
October 16, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
1. All book reports were due in last week.Be prepared to present book reports.
2.Letters to the P.M.- in-class letter.Drafts should now be submitted.

3.Unit test - next Thursday. Study guide on Google Classroom.
October 15, 2019
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
p. 68 #s 5-12
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
Students should submit drafts of in- class letters today. Book reports were due in last week and we are beginning the oral presentations tomorrow.
October 8, 2019
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
Study for your test tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
Book reports due Thursday. You will be sharing with the class next week.
All students should be finished or almost finished rough draft of letters to P.M.
October 7, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
All students should be working on the first draft of your letter. If you are having any problems with this letter, please let me know a.s.a.p. Tomorrow is the last day for the rough draft before I review your work.

Book reports extension provided -so Plotlines posters due Thursday. All students should be finished novels. Instructions are on Google classroom.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
Study for your test Wednesday.
October 4, 2019
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We are reviewing vocab and expressions for shopping at a market. Also, we are discussing how to say 'in' for various places, use of regular -er verbs, and interrogative terms.
October 3, 2019
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
Study for your test this coming Wednesday.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
Global issues letter-Students should now have basic jot notes completed and be starting the 1st draft. This is an in-class essay, however, if you are behind, ensure you catch up by reading a bit more about your topic and making basic jot notes. See Google classroom for outline. Also, remember to complete novel!!! Plotline book report on Google classroom. Extended by 2 days...to Thursday so please complete it on time.
October 2, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
We are currently starting Global issue letter to P.M.- please have some jot notes (e.g. 5ws/h) by tmr. Time was provided in class today as well.
Finish your novel- plotline report due in next week. See Google Classroom.
October 1, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Phillip Smith
Quiz covering the first booklet will be on Tuesday, October 8th.

Notes for this can be found on my website.
September 30, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
Complete your novel this week. Plotline - book report is due next week.
If you needed more time for your journal entry (Greta Thunberg connection), submit by Wednesday.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
Prepare for your in-class assignment.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Sarah Comerford
The quiz has changed to Monday, Oct. 7. Please see website for review materials.
September 26, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Sarah Comerford
Permission forms have been distribute for our field trip on Oct. 28th. Our chapter 1 quiz Thursday, Oct. 3rd. Review materials are on my socials website.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
Tmr is reading Friday- bring your novel!
September 19, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
Tomorrow is reading Friday.Keep reading your novel.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
Tomorrow is reading Friday.Keep reading your novel.
September 18, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Sarah Comerford
Heirloom/Monument projects due Monday. Quiz Oct. 2. All info on my social studies website. For those who did the BINGO assignment, upload picture to our google classroom. Class code is xumpc2y
September 17, 2019
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We have a quiz on vocab scheduled for Wednesday, September 25th. Please see my website (mrcfrench@weebly.com).
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
Continue to read your novel.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Sarah Comerford
Family Heirloom/Monument presentations start Monday in class. For more information please check out my website.https://sites.google.com/nlesd.ca/mdjhcomerford/assignments/grade-8?authuser=0
September 13, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Sarah Comerford
BINGO Challenge. See Ms. Comerford's Socials website for more details.
September 10, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
Students now have a novel selected for independent reading. There will be four Fridays set aside to read, however, students should be reading every night as well. There will be an assigned book report distributed later next week. It will be due in early October.
September 9, 2019
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Welcome! I use this site to tell you what we're studying in class, to alert you to upcoming quizzes, and to post review links for study. We've begun a review of parts of speech, and have started to learn vocabulary for the first unit. You can find this on my website (mrcfrench.weebly.com). A quizlet review link for the material is found here: https://quizlet.com/ca/225810401/core-french-8-unit-1-vocab-words-flash-cards/
September 6, 2019
Mathematics
Assigned By: Shane Lambert
P. 8-10 #s 1-5, 8-12, 14-20
January 8, 2010
Science
Assigned By: Phillip Smith
Viscosity Quiz on Tuesday January 14th

Notes on my website.

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