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Friday December 7th


  • REPORT CARD goes home! Discuss with parents/guardian, bring back the signed ENVELOPE ONLY!
  • Complete the Report Card Reflection Assignment (in point form) CLICK
  • Pricilla and The Wimps Assignment Due
  • Monday write the multiple choice Quiz

Week of Dec 3 - Dec 7

Collage cover for Journal 8-5 (Due Wednesday at the beginning of class)

8-7 had Board Game Day with Chips and Salsa

8-5 & 8-7

Priscilla and the Wimps - Short Story Reading Comprehension Assignment (Due Monday)

Priscilla and the Wimps - Quiz (Monday)

Priscilla and the Wimps

REMINDER: Middle Ages Brochures are Due Tomorrow, Friday November 30th, with your 2 week planning pages and your assignment checklist completed.

Week of Nov. 26-30

You will continue to have time to work on your Middle Ages Brochure. You should have your cover and 2 of your chosen topics/tasks completed at this point. We will have the chrome books on Wednesday for any final research you need to do to help finish of your brochure. Remember to fill in your Goal Setting Sheet each day and have your Brochure Assignment Handout signed.


Middle Ages Quiz (On Thursday Nov. 29)

Middle Ages Brochure (Due Friday Nov. 30)

Week of Nov. 19-22

New Assignment: Middle Ages Brochure - you will be using your Cornell Notes to create a finished product. Read and highlight as discussed in class. Look carefully at what is being asked of you, check the criteria, fill in the goal setting sheet each day and use the check off sheet to ensure you have completed all the tasks for this assignment.

Assignment Sheets:

Week of Nov. 13-16

Reading is Thinking - We Predict, Connect, Question, Summarize, Visualize, Infer.

Sheet: We used our Reading Checklist from last week as we read pages 21-36 in Pathways of Civilization.


1. We created a T-Chart - Left side: Headings and sub-headings of the readings. Right side: Thoughts or questions we had while reading, things we didn't understand as we read.

2. We created 5 Multiple Choice Questions from our readings.

***Both Assignments due: 8-7 Nov. 14, 8-5 Nov. 16.

*Cornell Notes Assignment (Due: Nov. 19)

Week of Nov. 5-9

Reading in Content - Teaching the Strategies to use when reading in Content (Sheets: Reading Checklist, Summariazing)

Assignments: Read from page 21 - The Vikings, List the headings and Sub-headings on a chart. Due: Nov. 13)

  • Reading Skills Practice Sheet (Due: Tuesday Nov. 6th)
  • Remembrance Day Assignment (Due: In class or if extra time needed: Tuesday, November 13th) Link

Reminder: Thursday, November 1st these assignments will be marked: (Due date was Tuesday)

  • Textbook Scavenger Hunt
  • Middle Ages Pre-Unit Assignment
  • October Tradition of Halloween

Social Studies:

  • SS - Lesson 2 - Guided Questions: MA- Early Middle Ages Assignment (Due: Tues. Nov. 6)

**NOTE: All overdue work that was listed on your interim is due by Wednesday, November 7th

(Communicate with Ms. Cardinal if you have a question or concern about meeting the extended due date)

Week of Oct. 29 - Nov. 2

School Supplies that must be brought to class: Headphones, Scissors, Glue Stick, Refill your binder with paper and pens/pencils and bring your SS Textbook please. Too much "borrowing" is going on. Take RESPONSIBILITY to be prepared to learn.

Overdue work from last week: Paragraph and questions from the videos viewed, File Folder Assignment, Journal Assignment.

We started our Social Studies - The Middle Ages in Europe


Textbook Scavenger Hunt Assignment Due: Tuesday

Middle Ages Pre-Unit Assignment Due: Tuesday

October Tradition of Halloween (Report on the 5 w's and h) Due: Wednesday

Reading Skills Practice Sheet Due: TBA

*Please note: All assignments have been given ample amount of class time to complete in class time.

Week of Oct. 22-26

Presentations are complete!! Well done all of you!! Such a vast array of great presentations. Lots of wonderful compliments to your peers you were respectful and kind with your words.

File Folder Project: All About Me is due this Friday!

Journal work continues this week

Week of Oct. 15-18

Check-In: Where I Am At - 4 questions complete and hand in (Wednesday)

Link: Here

Check the M.I.A. board to see if you have missing work - communicate with me if you were absent or confused.

Persuasive Assignment: Persuading Ms. C to allow you to play board games and have a snack.

(Planning page complete, draft of ideas, group ideas and planning done, project ready to present/hand in for Monday, October 22)

Thursday - go over assessment sheet for Persuasive Assignment, fill in the back and provide a reflection)

Week of Oct. 9-12

1. Recount Writing: "Scrat Gone Nutty" (short video)

  • Complete Recount and hand in on Friday, October 12
  • (Hand in: planning page, draft and good copy, typed 12 point- page perfect)

2. File Folder Project - we will start and work next week to finish

Week of Oct. 1-5

Journal Assignment: "Where I'm At" and Response - Handed in on Tuesday Oct. 2

Recount Writing - Features of recount writing. Review and respond to video clip.

Friday, October 5

8-7: Handed in: Recount Story Planner for the short movie "Mike's New Car" and a Draft of your own topic in paragraph format.

Next week: Recount of video - Produce a good piece of Recount Writing following the writing process (brainstorm ideas, put ideas onto planning page, check over, write a draft, check over with checklist, peer edit, polish and publish.)

Recount planning page: Recount Planning Page

8-5: Handed in: Recount Story Planner for the short movie "Mike's New Car" and a Draft of your own topic in paragraph format.

Watched a video - Took notes, watched video again, wrote on planning page, started draft onto draft page.

Finish Draft page and bring on Monday to work on.

Week of Sept. 24 - 28

Comparing the Iron Man Book by Ted Hughes with the Animated Movie The Iron Giant (1999)

In your opinion did you enjoy the book or movie?

We will compare and contrast the two to gather information to write an well structured opinion piece.

September 28, 2018

Homework Due Monday: Good copy, Typed Opinion Piece (Which did you enjoy the book or movie?)

*Two blocks were given on Thursday and one on Friday to use Chromebooks.

Friday, September 21

We have finished reading the Iron Man by Ted Hughes (Read online)

Assignments: 1. "Thinking Page" (online copy) 2. Iron Man Reading assignment sheet - *Due Today

*(8-7: Finish the Iron Man Reading assignment for Monday)

Week of September 17-21st

Re-clarifying Expectations - similarities and differences between teachers

Listening and Responding to Short Story - Filling in Thinking Page

(What do good readers do? What strategies do I use when I am reading? Which ones would I like to strengthen?)

September 14th, 2018

Assignments due Monday, Sept. 17th:

1. Journal: 10 Things I wish/hope for this school year.

2. "Getting to Know You Sheet" - both sides have been completed. (If you were away they are in the hanging file at the back of the classroom)

September 11th, 2018

Div. 8-5 - Found poem completed and pasted into your Journal and handed in.

Reminders: Bring in your forms, Journal if you don't have one yet.

Div. 8-7 - Found poem completed and pasted into your Journal and handed in.

Brainstorm Activity: "10 things I hope/wish for this year" Bring your list completed and circled with you.

Sept 10th, 2018

Welcome to the 2018/19 School Year

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