Archive for May, 2018

Agenda Items for Wednesday


23 May

*A reminder that our “Fiddler on the Roof” trip is tomorrow.  If you have not yet brought in your forms and money ($7), please do so tomorrow

 

Language– ATCT presentations on Friday.  One period will be provided in class tomorrow to put any finishing touches on your project.

Math– Euler’s formula lesson from today is posted.  Please be familiar with the formula and the properties (sides, vertices, edges) of 5 platonic solids that we covered ]

*dilation art is due today (the 4 “shrinkages” of your shape on the cartesian plane)

History– A reminder that your Louis Riel essays are overdue.  Sat. May 26th is the last day to submit.  After Saturday, your mark is considered 0.

Agenda Items for Tuesday May 22nd


22 May

Language– ATCT needs to be ready to present on Friday (May 25th).  3 more periods in class to work on this (two tomorrow, one on Thursday

*gym tomorrow

*please bring in your trip forms tomorrow for Thursday’s Fiddler on the Roof trip

Agenda Items for Wednesday May 16th


16 May

*A reminder that the Sherwood trip (for those attending Sherwood) is tomorrow.  If you have not yet brought in your form, you need it tomorrow in order to attend

Math– Similar figures lesson is posted on Google Classroom.  Feel free to keep working on associated task but no due date has been established yet.

Language– good progress shown with your ATCT’s based on our check-in today.  We will establish an updated due date by the end of the week.  Presentations will definitely be happening on Friday May 25th.

Agenda Items for Monday May 14th


14 May

History– Louis Riel essays are due Wednesday.  Two periods left in class to work on this (peer editing tomorrow, revising and publishing Wednesday

Math- today is the LAST day to submit work for your Toy Trucks assignment.  Tomorrow, your truck will be 10 days late and your mark will be considered a zero

*Gym tomorrow

*Sherwood people: please bring in your forms for the High School Orientation trip ASAP (Trip is Thursday)

Agenda Items for Thursday May 10th


10 May

*A reminder that Open House is tonight from 5:00-6:30.  Hope to see you there!

Math– Classifying Quadrilaterals lesson and resources have been posted.  You will be given time in class to fill out the “cheat sheet” but feel free to get a head start, if you like

*Fiddler on the Roof trip forms (Thurs. May 24th) were sent home today.  Money ($7) and forms are due  on May 22nd.

Agenda Items for Wednesday May 9th


09 May

History– Louis Riel essay- rough drafts due today.  Please attach what you have (even if you are not done) by the end of the day.  Next class (Tuesday), we will be editing your drafts so it is essential that you have your 5 paragraphs by then

Language– ATCT- Pet Peeves Task- types of texts have been assigned to all those who were at school today.  Assignment instructions and timelines have been posted on Google Classroom

Agenda Post for Tuesday May 8th


08 May

History– Louis Riel essay rough draft is expected to be submitted tomorrow. One more period provided in class tomorrow. We are starting peer editing next Tuesday

 

Language- see previous post for reminders about late Language assignments and “last chance” dates

Agenda Items for Monday May 7th


07 May

Language– no new homework BUT a reminder that several people still have late assignments:

*Readers Write (today is the LAST day to submit.  After today, your mark will be 0 for this task)

*Expert Texts- Part 1 (I will accept late submissions until May 12)

*Expert Texts- Part 2 (accepting late submissions until May 14)

 

*Gym tomorrow

Agenda Notes for Thursday May 3rd


03 May

Language– Expert Texts (part 2) due tomorrow

Math– toy trucks assignment- tomorrow is the last day to work on this assignment in class.  Be prepared to decorate and paint.  After tomorrow, you should have your answer key and all your rough work submitted

*gym tomorrow

*poetry trip permission forms due tomorrow (for those attending)

Agenda Post for Tuesday May 1st


02 May

Language– Expert Texts assignment (part 1) due tomorrow

History– Riel essay proposal due tomorrow (I need to know the word you chose and your three main reasons for choosing it)

Math– two more work periods for your toy truck construction. Be prepared to submit your calculations and decorate your truck on Friday

*Health forms are now overdue

*poetry forms due Friday (for those attending)

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