Welcome to 8A’s Website

18 Oct

Welcome to Mr. Thompson’s Webpage!  Here you will find an online agenda where parents and students can review daily homework, due dates, and reminders about what is going on at Lawfield.

As a class, we will spend a few minutes at the end of each day updating the website (Monday-Thursday).

To use the site, please check out the links along the right-hand side of the page.  Posts are organized by category.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at athompso@hwdsb.on.ca

Looking forward to an excellent school year!

Mr. Thompson

Agenda Post for Thursday December 13th

13 Dec

Language– Podcasts are now overdue.  Please submit ASAP.  Those who still need to record can do so tomorrow during Art

*Blogging resources have been posted on Google Classroom

Math– Patterning and Algebra Review has been posted.  You will have a period to go through it in class tomorrow.  We will take it up on Monday.  Test will be Tuesday

Agenda Post for Wednesday December 12th

12 Dec

*A reminder to floorball team members that your trip forms for Friday’s tournament are due ASAP

*Ottawa trip registration forms are due ASAP to Mrs. Hofer

Math– Keep working on the algebra word problems.  Tomorrow, we will look at questions 5 and 6.

Friday- Test review

Monday- take up review

Tuesday- Patterning and Algebra Unit Test

*for those looking to solve today’s level 4 problem:

¾q – 6 ÷ q = 25

here’s a hint: you want to turn it into a quadratic equation and then use the quadratic formula to solve.


*please remember this is an EXTREMELY difficult question and you should only be focusing on it if you have mastered everything else.  Good luck:)

Language– Podcasts are due today

Geography– Population Pyramids assignment is due next Wednesday (Dec 19).  You will need all three pyramids that day to complete your reflection assessment.

Health-Healthy Eating Posters are due next Friday (Dec 21)

Agenda Post for Monday December 10th

10 Dec

Math– Algebra Word Problems are posted on Google Classroom.  We will go through one a day in preparation for the unit test (tentatively scheduled for next Tuesday).  Feel free to practice ahead of time at home to help you prepare for what we will do in class.

Language– Podcasts are due Wednesday (end of day).  Two days left to prepare.


Agenda Post for Wednesday December 5th

05 Dec

*Basketball tryouts start tomorrow (boys @ 7 am, girls @ 3pm)

*Pyjama Day tomorrow

Math– take the night off.  You deserve a break after today’s quiz

Language– Podcasts due Tuesday

Agenda Post for Tuesday December 12th

04 Dec

*gym tomorrow (dress appropriately)

Math– Algebra Quiz tomorrow

Language– Podcasts are due Tuesday

French– Journals overdue

Agenda Post for Monday December 3rd

03 Dec

*Gym tomorrow

*Ottawa Trip Payment #1 ($75 cash) is due tomorrow (please put it in an envelope with your name on it)

Math- Algebra Quiz is scheduled for Wednesday.  A review was given today and posted on Google Classroom.  Please keep working on it.  Tomorrow we will take up the review.

Language– Podcasts are due one week from tomorrow (Tues. Dec. 11th)

French– journal entries are due tomorrow

Agenda Post for Thursday November 29th

29 Nov

*Mrs. Hofer has decided that she will accept Ottawa trip deposits ($75 cash) any time now.  Please remember to put your deposit in an envelope with your name on it.  Deposits are due December 4th

No new homework for tonight so it would be an excellent chance to get caught up on any of the following:

-Science- Cells Project (overdue)

-Language- TED Talks Independent Task (overdue)

-Math- balance model (1-3) practice opportunities

Agenda Post for Wednesday November 28th

28 Nov

*A reminder that the Ottawa Trip deposit (optional year-end trip) of $75 cash is due Tuesday December 4th.  If you missed the parent meeting, see Mrs. Hofer for more information about the trip.

*Pizza orders are due Friday

Language– A reminder that your TED Talk independent task is now overdue.  Please submit ASAP so you can receive timely feedback

Math– Balance Model (part 3) is now posted.  We are not done this lesson.  Time will be provided to explore and get help with all aspects of balance model.  Lots of practice opportunities posted if you want to keep working on home.

Art– we are hoping to wrap up our work with Project 2 tomorrow. If you need to bring anything from home to help you do so, please bring it tomorrow



Agenda Post for Tuesday November 27th

27 Nov

*A reminder that Nora Frances Henderson High School is hosting their information night tonight from 6-8 pm

*gym tomorrow (dress appropriately)

Language – TED Talk Independent Task is due today

*Podcast resource have been posted also.  We will work through them in the next few days.  Feel free to look ahead to help you brainstorm for your project, if you would like to get a head start

Math– We have now completed our focus on Balance Model Part 2 (equations and expression with 2 terms).  LOTS of practice opportunities have been posted (from beginner to expert).  Keep practising!!

Agenda Post for Monday November 26th

26 Nov

*A reminder of tonight’s parent meeting for the year-end Ottawa trip.  6:15 in the library

Language– TED Talk- Independent Task due tomorrow

Math– Lots of Balance Model practice opportunities posted on Google Classroom.  I have also posted PA 10- Balance Model (Part 2) for those who are ready to move ahead.  We will go over this lesson tomorrow in class.

Class 8A

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