Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Half way for me, almost finished for you!!

FI
Les Maths - today we corrected your homework and practiced multiplying fractions together. This afternoon I explained a project that you will start when I am away on Monday. You will have all of Monday's class and half of Tuesday's class to work on the project and it will be due on WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, at the beginning of literacy block.

Les Sciences 
8s - I explained the project that you will start on Monday after your quiz. The groups and the paper containing the criteria will be shared with you on Monday as well.

Les Sciences Humaines
8s - today you were randomly put into debate groups to defend your point of view. You will be given Monday's class to continue to prepare for Tuesday's debate.

Le Francais
7s - You spent time with Jessica to work on the book and you decided on another character to describe. 

Div. 3
Today you wrote your quiz on the six characteristics of living things. I then introduced the cell model project that you will start on Monday. 

Div. 4
Today I gave you the first glimpse of the Cell Theory. We will come back to it after our cell project. I explained the project that you will start on Monday after your quiz. The groups and the paper containing the criteria will be shared with you on Monday as well.
FSL - your schedule for your celebrity is due on Tuesday. 

TOMORROW WE WILL BE PREPPING TO SHOWCASE YOUR OPEN HOUSE PROJECT!!

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Today felt like a Monday

FI
Les Maths - today I introduced multiplying fractions and I assigned #1-4,7, 8 a & b for tomorrow.
Les Sciences Humaines - today you conducted your debates and then reflected on why certain teams won. The 8s will move on to debate again under the topic of medieval roles. 
7s - after the debate you were given time to work on your research projects.
Les Sciences 
8s - today we finished off discussing the characteristics of living things. You will have a quiz on Monday on the characteristics. We also took a look at the cell theory. We will take notes tomorrow.

Div. 3
No science today, but your quiz on the characteristics of living things is tomorrow.

Div. 4
FSL - today you created a schedule for a famous person using -er verbs and reflexive verbs.
Science - we will come back to the characteristics of living things tomorrow.


Monday, 16 April 2018

Yup, definitely a Monday :0/

You had first block to work on your open house activity. You will also have time on Thursday morning to get it set up. 

FI
Les Sciences Humaines - today we went over the format for a formal debate. You were then put into a group where you  are to defend and convince other people that your dessert is the best. You are in one of four groups:
1. cake
2. pie
3. cookies
4. ice cream
You will defend your position tomorrow.

Les Sciences 
8s - today we took notes on the formal characteristics used by scientists to judge if something is living or not. You will have a quiz on Wednesday during literacy block. 
7s - today you looked a what fossils are, how they are formed, and what they tell us about world. 

Div. 3
- today we finalized our notes on the formal characteristics used by scientists to judge if something is living or not. You will have a quiz on Wednesday where you will tell me the characteristic and an example in words or drawing.

Div. 4
Science - - today we took notes on the formal characteristics used by scientists to judge if something is living or not. You will have a quiz on .

Thursday, 12 April 2018

One more day to go....

FI
Les Sciences - today the grade 8s explored the characteristics of living things. You moved around to various examples of items and used criteria that you came up with to evaluate. We will come back to this on Monday to assess and make a final list that could be used by any scientist to determine if something is alive or not.
Les Maths - no class today, but you did do a couple practice questions to prepare you for your quiz tomorrow.
Les Sciences Humaines 
8s - your "day in the life" of your medieval character is due on Monday, whatever form it takes.
7s - we will continue to work on your research project on Monday.

Div. 3
Today you explored the characteristics of living things. You moved around to various examples of items and used criteria that you came up with to finish up your evaluations. I had you write down a master list that is used by scientists to evaluate the "living condition" determining if something is alive or not. We will come back to this on Monday.

Div. 4
Science - we were a small group today. You moved around to various examples of items and used criteria that you came up with to evaluate. We will come back to this on Monday to assess and make a final list that could be used by any scientist to determine if something is alive or not.
FSL - tomorrow we will come back to reflexive verbs and you will be able to examine the life of the rich and famous.

Wednesday, 11 April 2018

Half way there....

FI
Le Francais - this morning Jessica took you through some French proverbs and common mistakes Anglophones make. Next week we look at another song.
Les Sciences Humaines 
8s - your description of a typical day is due on Monday.
7s - we will continue to work on your research project next class.
Les Sciences 
8s - tomorrow we will look at the characteristics of living things.
7s - tomorrow you will look at what fossils are and how they came to be and what they tell about the Earth's history.
Les Maths - today we continued to work on subtraction. You have a quiz on adding and subtracting fractions on Friday.

Div. 3
Science - today we started to narrow down what the characteristics of a living thing. We will finish up our investigation tomorrow.

Div. 4
Today you took a look at someone else's organism to determine if their organism could actually exist or not. We have also started to look at how we determine if something is "alive" or not.
FSL - we will come back to our reflexive verbs on Friday.

Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Not quite Monday, but a little bit like it......

FI
Les Sciences- today you read and judged if another student's unique organism could really be a living being. 


Les Sciences Humaines
7s - today I asked you a couple questions at the start of class before you were given time to work on your research question:
1) What is "a civilization"? how would you define it?
2) Do you believe that this definition has changed through history?

We will come back to these questions when you have investigated a few of the more major ancient civilizations and see how your thoughts have changed.

Le Francais - today you listened to and work with the lyrics of a chanson quebecoise by 2freres that Jessica had prepared.

Div. 4
FSL - today Jessica went through a few French proverbs with you and we discussed if they were the same in English as French. Some were!

Science - didn't see you today for Science. If you haven't finished your unique organism, please finish it and get it in on Wednesday.

Div. 3 
didn't see you today. If you haven't finished your unique organism, please finish it and get it in on Wednesday.

Monday, 9 April 2018

Here we go again, another Monday....

FI
Les Maths - 7s I have asked you to create word problems where you add fractions for tomorrow.
8s - I gave you two addition questions with fractions due for tomorrow.

Les Sciences - today I collected your unique organism because it was due!!

les Sciences Humaines
8s - today your character card was due. As well, I gave you class time to work on your snapshot of a day in the life of your medieval character. It will be due next Monday, April 16.
7s - today I set you upon an anthropological research project. You will continue tomorrow.

Le Francais - no homework at this time.

Div. 4
Science - - today I collected your unique organism because it was due!!
FSL - tomorrow Jessica will work with you regarding some cultural expressions in French.

Div. 3
Science - - today I collected your unique organism because it was due!! Those of you who were done on time had the task of reading the work of someone else. You were to assess the information that was given and if this organism could actually exist.

GREAT WORK IN THE WOODS MAKING YOUR SURVIVAL SHELTERS. GOOD TEAM WORK AND I THINK SOME OF YOU MIGHT HAVE ACTUALLY MADE IT THROUGH A NIGHT....

Half way for me, almost finished for you!!

FI Les Maths - today we corrected your homework and practiced multiplying fractions together. This afternoon I explained a project that you...