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Posted: December 9, 2013

We will continue on with our regular homework assignments on Tuesday.

Posted: December 5, 2013

L/A  - Finish the acitivity on Simile and Metaphor Math - Finish the sheet on finding the area of a rectangular prism.

Posted: December 4, 2013

L/A - complete part 2 of the activity on using context to figure out unfamiliar words. Social Studies - FIll in the chart for the area of each region and each province of Canada. Math - Finish classwork in your math folder.

Posted: December 3, 2013

Jovial - happy or jolly

Posted: December 3, 2013

L/A - Complete the work on defining vocabulary using context clues. Math - Complete the sheet on finding the area of a rectangular prism. Start thinking about what "day" of Christmas you want to create for our Christmas concert.  Also, we may or may not be looking for a yuletide donkey.  Hee Haw  Hee Haw.

Posted: December 3, 2013

Complete the sheet on creating objects from nets.

Posted: November 21, 2013

Math - Finish the sheet on area of 2-dimensional shapes (triangles and circles). L/A - work in your writer's notebook for 15 minutes, continue what you began in class.  Make sure you date the new material so that you can get a homework mark.

Posted: November 20, 2013

Students have access to calculators in class to work on math lessons.  They should use calculators to complete this at home as well.  They will be expected to use calculators efficiently on the assessment at the end of the year, so I encourage them to practice now. Please let me know if a student does not have access to a calculator at home.

Posted: November 20, 2013

Math - Complete the worksheets on area (triangle & parallelogram) L/A - Complete the idiom activity that we began in class Social Studies - Finish the questions about the editorial cartoon we looked at in class

Posted: November 19, 2013

Math - Complete the review on circles and finding circumference. Social Studies - Complete the first section of the article on Blackberry. L/A - Continue thinking about personal narrative topics.  You should have at least one funnel completed now.

Posted: November 13, 2013

L/A - Continue to work on the three components of your novel study project.  This is a major grade for term 1. Math - Complete the sheet on finding the area of 2 dimensional shapes.

Posted: November 7, 2013

L/A - begin working on your novel study project.  You should have chosen three tasks.  Get ready to begin working on these tasks during class tomorrow. Math - Be ready for a quiz on solving equations using the distributive property tomorrow. Remembrance Day Ceremony is scheduled for 1pm.  All are welcome.

Posted: November 5, 2013

L/A - Finish the figurative language activity on hyperbole. Social Studies - Finish the questions that accompant the editorial cartoon we discussed in class. Math - Finish the worksheet on solving the equations by using the distributive property. Be ready for a math quiz on Friday!

Posted: November 4, 2013

Math - complete the following problems from class: 4.(a) 3(x + 5) = 36(b) 4(p - 6) = 36(c) 5(y + 2) = 25(d) 10(a + 8) = 30 5. (a) -2(a + 4) = 18(b) -3(r - 5) = -27(c) 7(-y + 2) = 28(d) -6 (c - 9) = -42 6. Marc has some hockey cards.  His friend gives him 3 more cards.  Marc says that if he doubles the number of cards he has, he will have 20 cards.  How many cards did Marc start with? a) Choose a variable to represent the number of cards Marc started with.  Write an equation to model this problem. b) Solve the problem using the distributive property. c) Verify the solution.  Explain your thinking in words. 8. The perimeter of a rectangle is 26 cm.  The Rectangle has length 8 cm.  What is the width of the rectangle? a) Write an equation that can be solved using the distributive property. Solve and verify.

Posted: October 31, 2013

No homework today - have a happy & safe Halloween.   This is my favorite time of the year - ENJOY YOURSELVES!