Tuesday, 12 December 2017

8ELA-We worked on our novel today.  We finished reading chapter 1 then broke into our groups with each group focussing on one of the following topics:  plot, vocabulary, characterization, style, or independent research.  HOMEWORK:  SPELLING AND SKILLS ASSIGNED YESTERDAY.

8SS-8M completed their Venn diagrams and they got handed in.  8B will work on theirs tomorrow.  NO HOMEWORK.

7SS-We continued our work on push and pull factors with population.  NO HOMEWORK.

Friday, 8 December 2017

8ELA-We did Spelling test #11 and an Adverb test today.  We followed this up with some brainstorming about the main character of the novel study we are starting.  We also read part of chapter 1.  NO HOMEWORK.

8SS-We corrected questions on King Tutankhamen's Tomb.  NO HOMEWORK.

7SS-We corrected the Population Review questions which were assigned yesterday.  We're looking to look at the natural environment to explain human movement and activity.  NO HOMEWORK.

Thursday, 7 December 2017

8ELA-We reviewed our questions assigned yesterday which provide historical setting information regarding our upcoming novel study.  We then looked at a map showing the Warsaw Pact/NATO countries circa 1955.  The main character of I am David travels through post-war Europe so it's important to understand some of the scenarios he may encounter.  We then had Reading Class.  HOMEWORK:  SPELLING TEST #11 AND ADVERB TEST TOMORROW. READING JOURNALS DUE TOMORROW.

8SS-We worked on the questions regarding King Tutankhamen's Tomb.  HOMEWORK:  TUT QUESTIONS.

7SS-We reviewed our graphs on population and worked on questions relating to the topic of population.  HOMEWORK:  POPULATION REVIEW QUESTIONS 1-7.