Homework Assigned For Homeroom: 8-4(211)
December 6, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
Students wrote Unit Test ScE8.1 Water Systems.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Clemens-Brenton
Reminder of your test on Wednesday on all of unit 3.

We worked on BEDMAS with fractions today.
December 4, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
students worked on review for Test Sc8.4 on Friday morning.
December 3, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
Students worked on review in preparation for Unit Test ScE8.1 Water Systems on Friday.
We welcomed two new students to the homeroom!

Homework: review and STUDY!!!!!
December 2, 2019
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Clemens-Brenton
Finish p 151-152 #'s 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 13 and 14
November 29, 2019
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Clemens-Brenton
The test on Unit 3 will be written on Wednesday, Dec 11.
November 28, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
We finished notes in Booklet ScE8.1.3 with El Nino and La Nina (p.8), then students started working on review for the unit test next Friday Dec 6.
Homework: Review and study!
November 27, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
We corrected answers to the questions on the case study comparing the climate in St.John's and Winnipeg, Booklet ScE8.1.3 p.6. Wind and convection currents p.7.

Reminder Test ScE8.1 Water Systems Friday December 6.
Homework: Review and Study.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Clemens-Brenton
ICA on 3.5-3.7 on Friday, Nov 29
Test on all of unit 3 on Wed, Dec 11
November 26, 2019
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Clemens-Brenton
Finish p. 145 #'s 4, 5, 10, 11, 12 and 14.
November 25, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
Influence of the ocean on St.John's climate Booklet ScE8.1.3 p.4.
Case study comparing climate in Winnipeg and St.John's p.5-6.
Test ScE8.1 Water Systems in announced for Friday December 6.
November 22, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
Students used information gathered from the Ocean Deep video to complete the questions on p.2-3 in Booklet ScE8.1.3.

Advance Notice: Unit Test ScE8.1 Water Systems On Earth will be Friday December 6. Will be announced in class next science period.
November 20, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
We finished the Ocean Deep video then students conferenced with others who had been assigned the same note-taking topic in order to share their notes.
No homework assigned.
November 19, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
Quiz ScE8.1.2 has been corrected and marks are posted on PowerSchool. Students had the opportunity to see their quiz.
We watched part of the Ocean Deep episode in the Planet Earth series as part of an activity to study ocean ecosystems.
No homework assigned.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Clemens-Brenton
The ICA on 3.1-3.4 will be written Thursday. Students can work on the sheets they were given Friday if these are not finished. We will complete 3.4 tomorrow.
November 18, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: David Lawton
Test Tuesday,Nov 26, Day 1
Chapter 3 Making a Living in the 19th Century
See my website for study details
November 17, 2019
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Clemens-Brenton
ICA on Thursday, Nov 21. Books and notes permitted.
November 14, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
Students wrote Quiz ScE8.1.2.
November 13, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
Students worked on review for Quiz ScE8.1.2 tomorrow.
Homework: STUDY!!!!
November 7, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
Students finished if necessary and passed in their graph from the ocean-mapping simulation lab, then worked in preparation for Quiz ScE8.1.2, which is now postponed to Thursday November 14.
The work plan for study and review is this:
1. Complete graph p.14 in Booklet ScE8.1.2 (there will be a graph on the quiz, similar to one of the two graphs we have learned to do in this section)
2. Complete definitions p.2. Students can correct their work using answers posted on my website.
3. Complete review questions at the end of the booklet.
4. STUDY all answers!!!

Homework: students should complete steps 1-2, and as much of step 3 as possible by Wednesday, when we will go over the work in class.
November 6, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
We completed notes on ocean basins, Booklet ScE8.1.2 p.13.
Advance notice: Quiz ScE8.1.2 originally announced for Wednesday Nov 13 will be postponed tomorrow to Thursday Nov 14.
Homework: Review and study!!!
November 5, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
Students in small groups did a lab to simulate mapping the ocean floor.
Reminder: Science Quiz ScE8.1.2 Wednesday November 13.
Homework: Review and study booklet completed so far.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Clemens-Brenton
Students were given a unit review. This will be corrected tomorrow in preparation for the test on Thursday.
November 1, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
Waves and Tide, Booklet ScE8.1.2 p.10
Reminder: Quiz ScE8.1.2 Wednesday November 13.
No written homework assigned.
October 31, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
Shorelines: Erosion and Deposition, Booklet ScE8.1.2 p.12.
Quiz ScE8.1.2 will be Wednesday November 13.
Homework: review pages completed so far in the booklet.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Clemens-Brenton
Students are reminded about their test next week. It was originally scheduled for Monday but has been moved to Thursday. This is on all of unit 2.
October 29, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
I went over the graph of temperature vs depth from yesterday (Booklet ScE8.1.2 p.8); upwelling (p.9); then shoreline features (p.11).
No homework assigned.
Advance warning: Quiz ScE8.1.2 will Be Wednesday Nov 14 (will be announced in class tomorrow)
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Clemens-Brenton
A reminder of your in-class assignment tomorrow on Unit 2. (2.1-2.5). This is open book so you can use your text and notes/worksheets.
October 28, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
Effect of salinity on density, Booklet Sc8.1 p.5
Thermohaline circulation p.6
Temperature and depth, p.7.
Graphing exercise p.8

No homework assigned.
October 25, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
Booklet ScE8.1.2 p.4-5: Surface and depth ocean currents. Effect of temperature on density.
No homework assigned.
October 23, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
We had a guest speaker from DFO talking about coral studies and the technologies used to study the bottom of the ocean.
No homework assigned.
October 22, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
We went to the Fluvarium to do an activity on water quality. Thank you to everyone for getting in their signed permission slips and money on such short notice. The students were perfect and did us all proud!
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Clemens-Brenton
A reminder of your quiz tomorrow on 2.1-2.2.
October 21, 2019
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We have a quiz scheduled for Wednesday, October 23rd. 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/
Language Arts
Assigned By: Donna Mills
1.Practice test is on Google classroom. Please read it in advance and we can work on the answers tomorrow. Test is on Thursday.

2.Oral presentations continue.
October 18, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
Students received booklet ScE8.1.2 Oceans.
They completed page 3 based on their notes from the Bill Nye video we watched earlier, and their observations from yesterday's salinity lab.
No homework assigned.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Clemens-Brenton
We completed p 73 #'s 6, 7 and 8 in class today.
October 17, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
Students completed a lab on the effect of salinity on the density of water and passed in their work at the end of the period.
No homework assigned.
October 16, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
Quiz ScE8.1.1 has been corrected and was returned to students. Marks are posted on PowerSchool. Students worked in groups to finish their presentation on Climate Change.
No homework assigned.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Clemens-Brenton
Finish p. 68-69 #'s 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 13, 16 and 17
October 15, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
We did not have a science class today, but I wanted to let you know that I have corrected the lab on the Water Quality of Kenny's Pond and that the marks are posted on PowerSchool.
I expect to finish marking Quiz ScE8.1.1 later tonight, and will also post the marks.
October 10, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
Students worked collaboratively to research information about climate change and contribute to a class Google Slide presentation.
October 9, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: David Lawton
Chapter 1 and Map of Newfoundland Quiz
Thursday, Oct 17 Day 3
Please see my homework page for study quid and notes
October 8, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
Introduction to the next chapter on oceans, with a Bill Nye video on Oceanography.
October 7, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
Students wrote quiz ScE8.1.1
October 5, 2019
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Clemens-Brenton
The test this week is on unit 1 - square roots and the Pythagorean theorem.
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: Laura Clemens-Brenton
Remember that the date for your test was adjusted and your test for unit 2 will be written on Wednesday, October 9.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Clemens-Brenton
Remember that the date for your test was adjusted and your test for unit 2 will be written on Wednesday, October 9.
October 2, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
Students were away on a field trip.
October 1, 2019
Art
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
Students worked on review for Quiz ScE8.1.1 on Monday October 7.
Homework: Review and STUDY!!!!
September 30, 2019
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Clemens-Brenton
Students are reminded of their ICA on Thursday on sections 1.1-1.7. Books and notes are permitted. Students were working on a Pythagoras sheet today that they can finish.
September 27, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
I went over the factors that contribute to water quality according to the notes in the Booklet ScE8.1.1 p.7-8. Students started work to complete the jot notes on p.9-10. Students who completed this task were asked to move on to the definitions on p.2 and the review p.12-14.
Reminder: Quiz ScE8.1.1 Monday October 7.
September 26, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
We talked about the quality of drinking water, and especially about the lack of safe drinking water in many indigenous communities. I showed a short CBC segment on Autumn Peltier, and young Aanishnabe activist and water protector.
Reminder that if a student wants to take part in the climate change protest tomorrow, their parents/guardians should provide the school with a permission for the absence.

Students had the opportunity to finish their lab reports on Kenny's Pond, and passed in their completed work at the end of the period.
Reminder Quiz ScE8.1.1 Monday October 7.
No other homework assigned.
September 25, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
Part Three of lab on water quality of Kenny's Pond. We completed the nitrate test and students worked on their conclusions.
Quiz ScE8.1.1 will be on Monday October 7.

We also discussed climate change and the protest planned for this Friday. The NLESD has issued a directive to principals that parents/guardians of students planning to participate should provide the school with a permission for the absence. The protest starts at 11:00 at the clock tower at MUN. (see https://vocm.com/2019/09/21/students-across-province-gearing-up-for-global-climate-strikes/)

Next science class I will spend a period teaching in more depth about climate change and what needs to be done about it.
September 23, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
Part Two of lab on water quality of Kenny's Pond. Students observed the water samples that we brought back yesterday to identify invertebrates that are biotic indicators of water quality. Some groups had the opportunity to measure the pH of their sample. Next class we will do the nitrate test and students will write their conclusions.
September 20, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
Part One of lab on water quality of Kenny's Pond. We went out to the pond to make observations and take water samples.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Clemens-Brenton
We have covered up to 1.5. Students were working on practice Pizzazz sheets in class today (4 sheets, puzzle questions) that were not required to be finished for homework. However, if a student is looking for extra practice, these would be suggested.

Important Dates:
Quiz 1.1,1.2, 1.4 - Sept 24
Assignment 1.1-1.7 - Changed from Oct 7 to Oct 3
Test 1.1-1.7 - Oct 10

Math Help is every Monday in the Learning Commons from 2:15-3:15
September 18, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
Differences between salt water and fresh water (Booklet ScE8.1.1 p.5), and watersheds (p.6).
We started discussing the lab that we will start next science class, with a 'field trip' across the street to Kenny's Pond to study the quality of the water and the ecosystem.
No homework assigned.
September 17, 2019
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We have a quiz on vocab scheduled for Tuesday, September 24th.Please see my website (mrcfrench@weebly.com).
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
The Water Cycle, diagram and questions on p.4-5 Booklet ScE8.1.1.
No homework assigned.
September 16, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: David Lawton
Chapter 1 Project due Friday, Sept 20, Period 4 Day 6.
See my homework page for a copy of this assignment if you do not have one.
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
I handed out Booklet ScE8.1.1 Water Cycle.
We discussed the water cycle diagram on p.1, completed definitions 1-7 on p.2, and completed the notes on p.3.
I also returned the corrected lab safety booklets.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Laura Clemens-Brenton
Review your notes. WE have completed up to 1.4 and will continue with this tomorrow.

Important dates:
Quiz on 1.1, 1.2 and 1.4 on Sept 24.
Assignment on Oct 8
Test on October 10

The handouts for this unit can be found on my website. All notes, your textbook, extra practice, math videos etc can be found here.
https://sites.google.com/nlesd.ca/clemensbrenton/home
September 12, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Nathalie Brunet
We introduced the first unit, Water Systems on Earth, with the video Fresh Water in the Planet Earth series. Students completed a listening sheet while watching and passed it in at the end of the period.
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/
June 18, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Phillip Smith
The grade 8 science exam will be on Wednesday, June 19 at 11:50 AM. Students are reminded to bring pencils, eraser, a ruler and a calculator in a clear bag to the exam.
Textbooks must be returned on the day of the exam. Failure to return textbooks will result in a charge of $87.41 that must be payed before report cards are released.
June 3, 2019
Art
Assigned By: Phillip Smith
Reschedule - Science Unit Test will be on FRIDAY, June 7th
May 29, 2019
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Regrets for the error in previous post...
Our quiz is on Thursday, May 30, day 2.
Science
Assigned By: Phillip Smith
Cells Unit test on Thursday June 6th.
May 27, 2019
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We have a quiz on Tuesday, May 28, on the theme of animals / physical aspects, environments. Vocab is on the homework site, as well as a quizlet study link.
May 23, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Phillip Smith
MUN Field trip permission forms and $5 due ASAP
May 21, 2019
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Students have new vocab to study about animals. Please see my website.A quizlet review is at this link:
https://quizlet.com/ca/395936414/cf8-les-animaux-flash-cards/
May 17, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Phillip Smith
Chapter 10 quiz on Thursday May 23.
May 6, 2019
Mathematics
Assigned By: Lionel Porter
Prepare for the quiz on Wednesday by going through sections 7.1-7.4
April 29, 2019
Health
Assigned By: Kenneth Hayward
No homework.
Science
Assigned By: Phillip Smith
Optics Unit Test on Tuesday May 7 covering chapters 4, 5 and 6. Review sheet is on my website.
April 10, 2019
Health
Assigned By: Kenneth Hayward
Finished watching 'Spider-Man (2002)' and given class time to start related assignment. (Extra copies available on Google Classroom). Due at beginning of first class after Easter Break.
April 4, 2019
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Reminder: We have a quiz Monday, April 8, on vocab for the house, and prepositions of position. Notes are on my website.
Notes are on my website under grade 8 notes. [ mrcfrench.weebly.com ]
April 3, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Phillip Smith
Chapter 5 Quiz will be on Tuesday April 9th.

Review sheet is on my website.
March 27, 2019
Health
Assigned By: Kenneth Hayward
Some students have work not submitted. Please submit ASAP.
March 13, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Phillip Smith
Chapter 4 Quiz will be Wednesday, March 20th. Notes and review sheet on my website.
February 26, 2019
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Reminder: We have a vocab quiz (science terms)scheduled for Friday,March 1st.
Notes are on my website. A quizlet review link may be found here:
https://quizlet.com/ca/372126718/cf8-4-science-vocab-flash-cards/
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Reminder: We have a vocab quiz (science terms)scheduled for Friday,March 1st.
Notes are on my website. A quizlet review link may be found here:
https://quizlet.com/ca/372126718/cf8-4-science-vocab-flash-cards/
February 25, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: David Lawton
Due to the lose of a review class on Monday I have rescheduled the test. NEW TEST DATE: Tuesday, March 5, Day 4, Period 4.
February 20, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: David Lawton
Chapter 6 WW 1 Test, Thursday, Feb 28, Day 1, Period 4
See my homework page for study details
February 13, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Phillip Smith
Viscosity Unit Test (Chapters 7,8 & 9) will be Thursday February 21.

Review sheet is on my website.
February 4, 2019
Religion
Assigned By: Kenneth Hayward
Complete Journal #1 if not completed in class. (Must complete using Google Classroom site. Use the following code to join class: smlvw4)
January 24, 2019
Religion
Assigned By: Kenneth Hayward
No homework.
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Reminder: we have a quiz tomorrow (Friday)..see my website for notes and a quizlet review.
January 22, 2019
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Please note that any missing grades that presently have ' 0 % ' will remain in effect if the evaluation has not been completed by the end of term 1, (Monday, February 4). Please check grades online to see if any evaluations have a grade of zero. Get in touch if this is the case and you wish to have an evaluation done.
January 18, 2019
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We have a vocab quiz (fashion terms) scheduled for Friday, January 25th. Review material and a quizlet link can be found on my website.
January 17, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Phillip Smith
Chapter 8 Quiz on Tuesday January 22
January 10, 2019
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We are doing a unit on fashion. Notes are available on my homework site at this link:
https://mrcfrench.weebly.com/grade-8-notes
December 12, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Phillip Smith
Wednesday Dec. 19
Chapter 7 Quiz
December 3, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: David Lawton
Chapter 3 Test
Wednesday, Dec 12, Day 5, Period 5
Study materials can be found on my homework page.
Assigned: Dec. 12/18
November 28, 2018
Music
Assigned By: Gordon Smith
Review the material for your Guitar test on Nov 29th. See Mr. Smith's website.
November 26, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Phillip Smith
Finish review sheet for tomorrow.

Unit Test on Thursday
November 23, 2018
Music
Assigned By: Gordon Smith
Review material for you guitar test on Nov 29th. See Mr. Smith's website.
November 22, 2018
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Vocab quiz tomorrow on body vocab!
November 21, 2018
Music
Assigned By: Gordon Smith
Review for you Ukulele test on November 29th. See Mr. Smith's website on the staff page.
November 20, 2018
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
For a quizlet review for Friday's quiz, follow this link:
https://quizlet.com/ca/239372505/cf8-le-corps-flash-cards/
November 19, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Phillip Smith
Science Unit Test covering chapters 1,2 & 3 will be on Thursday, Nov. 29th
November 15, 2018
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Students have new vocab to learn about the body. Please see my website for notes. ( We have a quiz on Friday, Nov. 23rd.)
mrcfrench.weebly.com
November 13, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: David Lawton
Reading and viewing quiz Thursday, Nov 15. Period 1. Study all material on the Introduction to chapter 3, the in-shore fishery and the 'Salt Cod' Video worksheet.
October 26, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Phillip Smith
Chapter 2 Quiz - Friday Nov. 2

Review sheet is on website. It is important that students review notes and text book as well as review sheet.
October 25, 2018
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Reminder: we have a quiz tomorrow on how to make adjectives feminine, and also on question words (who, when, what, etc.)
October 24, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: David Lawton
Chapter 2 Test
Tuesday Oct 30 Day 4
See my home work page for list of study topics and notes
October 23, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: David Lawton
Chapter 2 Test
Tuesday, October 30, Day 4
Please see my homework page
October 22, 2018
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We have a quiz scheduled for Friday,
October 26, on 'question words', and 'masculine vs feminine adjectives'. For notes, please follow this link:
mrcfrench.weebly.com
October 17, 2018
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Notes are at: mrcfrench.weebly.com
Please note if you have missed a quiz recently, you should be reviewing the material for a makeup test...this will be given Wednesday or Thursday this week.
October 16, 2018
Religion
Assigned By: Kenneth Hayward
Watched Part One of 'Stand By Me'. No homework.
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Notes are at: mrcfrench.weebly.com
Please note if you have missed a quiz recently, you should be reviewing the material for a makeup test...this will be given Wednesday or Thursday this week.
October 15, 2018
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We are working on an in class project (written and oral) re ordering at amarket. Also, we are learning question words. Please see notes at :
mrcfrench.weebly.com
October 2, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Phillip Smith
Chapter 1 Quiz on Thursday October 4th.

Notes and Quizlets can be found on my website
September 24, 2018
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We have a vocab quiz on Tuesday, October 2nd, day 6. Please see my website for review and a quizlet link:
mrcfrench.weebly.com
September 20, 2018
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
e have a vocab quiz on Tuesday, October 2nd, day 6. Please see my website for review and a quizlet link:
mrcfrench.weebly.com
September 18, 2018
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Welcome! We are reviewing vocabulary related to a 'French marketplace'.
The vocab can be found on my website:
mrcfrench.weebly.com
Also, a useful quizlet link for review may be found at:
https://quizlet.com/230250806/au-marche-vocab-flash-cards/

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