Weekly Updates

June 18 - June 22

Language Arts

  • AOW - Video Games
  • Book Talks every Thursday - please sign up weekly
  • Poetry - Spoken Word due week of June 18

Science

  • Planet Earth Presentations this week

Check Google Classroom weekly for any additional assignments/resources in LA and Science

June 11-15

Language Arts

  • AOW - Concussion and Sport
  • Book Talks every Thursday - please sign up weekly
  • Poetry - Spoken Word due week of June 18

Science

  • Wrapping up unit on Plants for Food and Fibre
  • Starting new unit on Planet Earth
  • Transplanting plants into garden

Check Google Classroom weekly for any additional assignments/resources in LA and Science


June 4 - June 8

Language Arts

  • AOW - Concussion and Sport
  • Book Talks every Thursday - please sign up weekly
  • Poetry - Spoken Word due week of June 18

Science

  • Wrapping up unit on Plants for Food and Fibre
  • Starting new unit on Planet Earth
  • Transplanting plants into garden

Check Google Classroom weekly for any additional assignments/resources in LA and Science

May 28 - June 1

Language Arts

  • AOW - Recycling Coke Bottles
  • Book Talks every Thursday - please sign up weekly
  • Poetry - Spoken Word (starting assignment)

Science

  • Plants for Food and Fibre - Topic 4/5 (Harvesting and Sustainability)
  • Transplanting plants into garden

Check Google Classroom weekly for any additional assignments/resources in LA and Science

May 22 - May 25

Language Arts

  • Great Canadian Mail Race
  • Book Talks every Thursday - please sign up weekly
  • Poetry - Haiku and Spoken Word

Science

  • Plants for Food and Fibre - Topic 3 (Plant Structure/Reproduction)
  • Topic 4/5 - Harvesting and Sustainability
  • Alberta Crops Textbook Activity due last Tuesday
  • Topic 2/3 Test May 23rd

Check Google Classroom weekly for any additional assignments/resources in LA and Science


May 14 - May 17

Language Arts

  • Great Canadian Mail Race
  • Book Talks every Thursday - please sign up weekly
  • Monday News and Comprehension
  • The Cay - Character Analysis Assignment was due May 3rd, please hand this in
  • Poetry - Haiku writing

Science

  • Plants for Food and Fibre - Topic 3 (Plant Structure/Reproduction)
  • Alberta Crops Textbook Activity due Tuesday
  • Recap of Science Odyssey Field Trip
  • Topic 2/3 Test May 23rd

Check Google Classroom weekly for any additional assignments/resources in LA and Science

May 7 - May 11

Language Arts

  • Great Canadian Mail Race
  • Book Talks every Thursday - please sign up weekly
  • Monday News and Comprehension
  • The Cay - Character Analysis Assignment was due May 3rd, please hand this in
  • Poetry - Limerick writing

Science

  • Plants for Food and Fibre - Topic 2 (Plant Structure)
  • Alberta Crops Textbook Activity
  • Recap of Herbal Remedies Assignment

Check Google Classroom weekly for any additional assignments/resources in LA and Science


April 30 - May 4

Language Arts

  • Great Canadian Mail Race
  • Book Talks every Thursday - please sign up weekly
  • Monday News
  • The Cay - Character Analysis Assignment due May 3rd

Science

  • Plants for Food and Fibre - Topic 1 & 2
  • Topic 1 Quiz Tuesday/Wednesday (7A/7B)
  • Herbal Remedies Assignment due this week

Check Google Classroom weekly for any additional assignments/resources in LA and Science

April 23 - 27

Language Arts

  • Great Canadian Mail Race
  • Book Talks every Thursday - please sign up weekly
  • Monday News
  • The Cay - Character Analysis Assignment due May 3rd

Science

  • Introduction to Plants for Food and Fiber
  • Herbal Remedies Assignment

Check Google Classroom weekly for any additional assignments/resources in LA and Science

April 16 - 20

Language Arts

  • Great Canadian Mail Race
  • Book Talks every Thursday - please sign up weekly
  • Monday News
  • The Cay - Character Analysis Assignment

Science

  • Thermos Prep Handouts (2) - due last week
  • Heat and Temperature - finishing unit this week

Check Google Classroom weekly for any additional assignments/resources in LA and Science

April 9 - 13

Language Arts

  • Great Canadian Mail Race
  • Book Talks every Thursday - please sign up weekly
  • The Cay - Finish the book in class
  • The Cay - Character Analysis Assignment

Science

  • Thermos Prep Handouts (2) - due Friday
  • Heat and Temperature Vocabulary Quiz - Friday

Check Google Classroom weekly for any additional assignments/resources in LA and Science

March 19 - 22

*Reminder Field Trip on Monday for 7D

*Sign up for Parent-Student-Teacher Conferences

Language Arts

  • Great Canadian Mail Race
  • Book Talks every Thursday - please sign up weekly
  • The Cay - Chapter 16

Science

  • Field Trip for our Heat and Temperature Unit - 7D March 19th, 7A/7B March 22nd
  • Homemade Thermoses due this week (bring on field trip with hot chocolate)
  • Thermos Prep Handout - completed in class

Check Google Classroom weekly for any additional assignments/resources in LA and Science


March 12-16

*Reminder that students are cross country skiing on Thursday 10:30-12:00

*Sign up for Parent-Student-Teacher Conferences next week

Language Arts

  • Great Canadian Mail Race - sending letters off this week
  • Book Talks every Thursday - please sign up weekly
  • The Cay - Chapter 14 & 15

Science

  • Field Trip for our Heat and Temperature Unit - 7D March 19th, 7A/7B March 22nd
  • Investigation 3-A: Using Energy - Survey and questions need to be handed in
  • Homemade Thermoses due next week (bring on field trip with hot chocolate)
  • Powerpoint on Bridge Criteria needs to be handed in

Check Google Classroom weekly for any additional assignments/resources in LA and Science

March 5-9

*Reminder that students are cross country skiing on Thursday 10:30-12:00

Language Arts

  • Great Canadian Mail Race - starting letters this week
  • Book Talks every Thursday - please sign up weekly
  • The Cay - Chapter 14 & 15

Science

  • Starting new unit on Heat and Temperature
  • Investigation 3-A: Using Energy - Survey and questions due this week
  • Introduction to Topic 2: Using Temperature
  • Powerpoint on Bridge Criteria needs to be handed in

Check Google Classroom weekly for any additional assignments/resources in LA and Science

February 26 - March 2

*Reminder that students are cross country skiing on Thursday 10:30-12:00

Language Arts

  • Article of the Week (Olympics) - Reading Comprehension/Vocabulary
  • Book Talks every Thursday - please sign up weekly
  • The Cay - Chapter 12 & 13
  • Write a letter to an Olympian

Science

  • Online vocabulary is due on Structures and Forces
  • Complete good copy of blueprint of bridge design
  • Complete powerpoint on Bridge Criteria
  • Bridge Assignment - Target Completion Date: February 28th (Bring bridges to school)

Check Google Classroom weekly for any additional assignments/resources in LA and Science


February 12-16

*Reminder that students are cross country skiing on Wednesday 8:45-10:30am

Language Arts

  • Article of the Week (Olympics) - Reading Comprehension/Vocabulary/Verbs
  • Book Talks every Thursday - please sign up weekly
  • The Cay - Chapter 10 & 11
  • The Cay - Finish Themes on The Cay, submit on Google Classroom

Science

  • Continue to work on online vocabulary on Google Classroom
  • Complete blueprint of bridge design
  • Popsicle sticks go home
  • Bridge Assignment - Target Completion Date: February 28th

Check Google Classroom weekly for any additional assignments/resources in LA and Science

February 5 - 9

*Reminder that students start cross country skiing this Wednesday

7D skis Wednesday Feb 7, 14 from 10:30-12:00 with Mr. Krohe

Thursdays March 1,8,15 and 22

Language Arts

  • Article of the Week (AOW) - Reading Comprehension/Vocabulary/Verbs
  • Book Talks every Thursday - please sign up weekly
  • The Cay - Chapter 8 & 9
  • The Cay - Chapter 8 & 9 Reading Comprehension Test

Science

  • Continue to work on online vocabulary on Google Classroom
  • Building Structures in the classroom
  • Topic 4 Notes
  • Introduction to Bridge Assignment

Check Google Classroom weekly for any additional assignments/resources in LA and Science

January 22-26

Language Arts

  • Article of the Week (AOW) - Reading Comprehension/Vocabulary/Verbs
  • Book Talks every Thursday - please sign up weekly
  • The Cay - Rewriting Chapter 7
  • Expository Writing Corrections

Science

  • Continue to work on online vocabulary on Google Classroom
  • Bill Nye Video on Structures
  • Topic 2 Notes on Features of Structures (completed in class)
  • Building Structures in the classroom

Check Google Classroom weekly for any additional assignments/resources in LA and Science




January 29 - February 2

Language Arts

  • Article of the Week (AOW) - Reading Comprehension/Vocabulary/Verbs
  • Book Talks every Thursday - please sign up weekly
  • The Cay - Rewriting Chapter 7
  • The Cay - Vocabulary Quiz

Science

  • Continue to work on online vocabulary on Google Classroom
  • Topic 3 Notes on Mass and Weight (completed in class)
  • Complete Penny/Tissue Reflections on Google Classroom
  • Building Structures in the classroom

Check Google Classroom weekly for any additional assignments/resources in LA and Science


January 22-26

Language Arts

  • Article of the Week (AOW) - Reading Comprehension/Vocabulary/Verbs
  • Book Talks every Thursday - please sign up weekly
  • The Cay - Rewriting Chapter 7
  • Expository Writing Corrections

Science

  • Continue to work on online vocabulary on Google Classroom
  • Bill Nye Video on Structures
  • Topic 2 Notes on Features of Structures (completed in class)
  • Building Structures in the classroom

Check Google Classroom weekly for any additional assignments/resources in LA and Science


January 15-19

Language Arts

  • Article of the Week (AOW) - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary
  • Book Talks every Thursday - please sign up weekly
  • Quick Writes
  • The Cay - character analysis

Science

  • Continue to work on online vocabulary on Google Classroom
  • Quiz on Wednesday on the different types of structures
  • Handout on Structures and Forces to be completed with a partner

Check Google Classroom weekly for any additional assignments/resources in LA and Science


January 8-12

Language Arts

  • Article of the Week (AOW)
  • Book Talks every Thursday - please sign up weekly
  • Journal Entry and Quick Writes
  • Read Chapters 4 & 5 of The Cay

Science

  • Continue to work on online vocabulary on Google Classroom
  • Golf Ball Bridge Assembly and Reflections
  • Handout on Structures and Forces to be completed with a partner
  • Learning the differences between Manufactured and Natural Structures

Check Google Classroom weekly for any additional assignments/resources in LA and Science

December 18 - 22

Language Arts

  • Article of the Week (AOW)
  • Book Talks every Thursday - please sign up weekly
  • Good copies of Expository Writing due this week
  • Novel Study Quiz on Chapter 2 & 3 (Wednesday)
  • Read Chapters 4 & 5

Science

  • Unit Exam December 18
  • Environmental Monitoring student lessons due this week, will be shared with one other group
  • Interactions and Ecosystems Study Guide is to completed on own time (on Google Classroom)
  • Complete online vocabulary on Google Classroom
  • Starting new unit on Structures and Forces
  • EduKit Talk on Bisons - Monday

Check Google Classroom weekly for any additional assignments/resources in LA and Science

December 11-15

Language Arts

  • Article of the Week (AOW)
  • Book Talks every Thursday - please sign up weekly
  • Good copies of Expository Writing due this week
  • Novel Study - The Cay: Read Chapter 2 & 3

Science

  • Reviewing key terms from Interactions and Ecosystems, Unit Exam December 18
  • Environmental Monitoring student lessons due this week, will be shared with one other group
  • Interactions and Ecosystems Study Guide is to completed on own time (on Google Classroom)
  • Complete online vocabulary on Google Classroom

Check Google Classroom weekly for any additional assignments/resources in LA and Science

December 4-8

Language Arts

  • Article of the Week (AOW)
  • Book Talks every Thursday - please sign up weekly
  • Starting good copy of Expository Writing, rough copies should be completed along with two peer edits
  • Novel Study - The Cay: Complete Scavenger Hunt and Read 2 Chapters

There will be class time to work on good copies (expository writing)

Science

  • Reviewing key terms from Interactions and Ecosystems
  • Topics discussed this week: Succession and Change in Ecosystems, Environmental Monitoring
  • Interactions and Ecosystems Study Guide is to completed on own time (on Google Classroom)
  • Continue to work on online vocabulary on Google Classroom

Check Google Classroom weekly for any additional assignments/resources in LA and Science

November 27 - December 1

Language Arts

  • Article of the Week (AOW)
  • Book Talks every Thursday - please sign up weekly
  • Starting good copy of Expository Writing
  • Introducing Novel Study

Check Google Classroom weekly for any additional assignments/resources

There will be class time to work on good copies (expository writing)

Science

  • Water and Carbon Cycle Quiz this week
  • Reviewing key terms from Interactions and Ecosystems

Check Google Classroom weekly for any additional assignments/resources

October 23-27

Language Arts

  • Article of the Week (AOW)
  • Book Talks every Thursday
  • Introduction to Expository Writing
  • Bias vs Unbiased Writing

Science

  • Town Council Assignment: Natural Resources and Waste Reduction, due this week and presented in small groups
  • Interactions and Ecosystems Quiz (Monday)