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Posted: March 18, 2014

L/A - Finish your Memoirs - you need to be finished typing them this week. Math - Study your mental math strategies for a cumulative quiz this week.

Posted: March 17, 2014

Science - Fill in the chart in your science note.  Find several examples of each of the three states of matter - solid, liquid, and gas. Math - Study your notes for a test this week.

Posted: March 12, 2014

SS - Finish your bucket list.  You should have 6 - 7 reasonable entries. Math - Finish the practice on the pathagorean theorem from class today.  There were 8 triangles in all. Don't stay up too late - school might not be cancelled!

Posted: March 11, 2014

L/A - Watch some trailers and look at promotional material from your favorite movies!  Start thinking about how you would try to sell a movie based off of Heart Transplant. Math - Study your mental math strategies for a cumulative quiz.

Posted: March 10, 2014

SS - Finish the questions from the current events article. Math - Finish #4-6 started in class today.

Posted: February 19, 2014

L/A - Finish anything left on your memoir draft so that it is ready to be typed.  They need to be completed and revised before March Break. Math - Finish the sheet on tesselation.

Posted: February 18, 2014

Math - Finish the sheet on identifying transformations.  Make sure you read the directions carefully!  No student finished this in class - everyone has it for HW. L/A - finish your Neighborhood map (if you didn't complete it during our writing period).

Posted: February 12, 2014

L/A - Finish the analogies assignment. Math - Finish building objects from their views.

Posted: February 11, 2014

L/A - Finish the sheet on character.  Know the terms Flat vs. Round and Static vs. Dynamic. Social Studies - Start thinking about items on your bucket list. Math - FINISH THAT TEST.  TOMORROW IS THE LAST DAY TO TURN IT IN FOR FULL CREDIT.

Posted: February 10, 2014

L/A - Make any last minute additions to your memoirs.  We'll be typing and revising them this week. Math - Finish the worksheet on drawing views of rotated objects.

Posted: February 4, 2014

Math -  Continue working on your test.  Everyone should have started it by now.  Due Friday. L/A - Continue working on your memoir.  We are scheduled to type these tomorrow. Social Studies - Finish the questions on the Canada Post article.

Posted: February 3, 2014

L/A - Finish the body of your memoir.  We'll work on introductions tomorrow. Math - Work on your take home test.  Bring it with you tomorrow so that we can check your work as you go!

Posted: January 30, 2014

L/A - Complete the lesson on synonyms. Math - Finish the review of finding the volume of a cylinder.

Posted: January 30, 2014

As a reminder, we will meet to discuss our movie project for this year in the Grade 8 classroom after school today.  We will be screening the previous movies discussing potential ideas for the new one. In the coming weeks we will discuss the basics of a production schedule give an overview of the equipment and resources available to us.

Posted: January 29, 2014

L/A - Finish the activity on allusion Science - Describe how the pinhole camera works.  Use a diagram to illustrate your explanation.  Explain the ways a pinhole camera is like your eye and how it is different.  Answer on looseleaf and turn in tomorrow. Math - Find the area of the bases of all the cylinders on the worksheet.  Tomorrow we will use these calculations to find the volume.