Thursday, 25 April 2019

8ELA-We had Reading period followed by the correcting of Spelling and Skills.  HOMEWORK:  JOURNALS DUE TOMORROW, SPELLING TEST TOMORROW.

8SS-We read about the Byzantine Empire and learned more about Emperor Constantine and Justinian.  HOMEWORK:  BYZANTINE EMPIRE Q 1-6 DUE TOMORROW, ROME TEST NEXT WEEK, MAY 3 (FRIDAY).

7SS-We read about Viola Desmond last class and questions were assigned.  HOMEWORK:  VIOLA DESMOND Q 1-6

Friday, 5 April 2019

8ELA-After our reading class, we did our weekly spelling test then I collected Journals.  We then shifted gears and moved to our media unit.  Today's focus was Each Medium has a unique aesthetic form. We watched a short video introducing the topic then analyzed some print and tv media promoting milk.  HOMEWORK:  GET A LOAD OF MILK Q 1-6 DUE TUESDAY.

8SS-We continued learning about Rome's social organization, including slavery.  HOMEWORK:  SOCIAL ORGANIZATION Q 1-7.

7SS-We continued learning about human rights.  Today we studied the the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and watched a collection of PSAs representing each right.  NO HOMEWORK.

Please remember:  No school on Monday.

Thursday, 4 April 2019

8ELA-We had Reading class following by correcting of questions on the topic of Media Have Social and Political Implications.  HOMEWORK:  JOURNALS AND SPELLING TEST TOMORROW.

8SS-I collected the pink question assignment on Caesar.  Today we learned about the social organization within Rome. This was 8M only.

7SS-We learned about the birth of human rights, the UN's Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the Canadian connection to it.  HOMEWORK:  Q 1-7 DUE TOMORROW.

Monday, 1 April 2019

8ELA-Many of us needed new books from the library, after that visit we settled into our Reading class.  We then worked on spelling (unit 20) and skills (commas).  HOMEWORK:  SPELLING AND SKILLS DUE WEDNESDAY.

8SS-We corrected the Roman Military lesson from before break.  NO HOMEWORK.

7SS-We thought about the rights of individuals today through an activity in which students imagined themselves stranded on an island.  In groups, they discussed the rights and responsibilities of other survivors.  NO HOMEWORK.