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Posted: September 23, 2015

There will be a take home test for grade 8 Social Studies next week.  It will be distributed on Tuesday and must be in by Thursday.

Posted: September 15, 2015

Grade 6/7 - Spelling Skills activitiesGrade 8 - Comprehension article and activities This homework is due Thursday.  There may be additional work to take home if classwork is not completed.  Please look at the work early and bring any questions or concerns you have to class.
I will be teaching Language Arts and Social Studies to the Grade 8 class and well as the Grade 6/7 class.  Please see the newsletter that was sent home for additional information. We will be doing lots of exciting things this year, so please check this page frequently for any news and homework information.

Posted: May 11, 2015

L/A - A completed draft of your fictional narrative is due on Friday.  Make sure you include all parts of the plot structure discussed in class. Math - a take home test will be issued on Tuesday to be returned on Friday.  Get a good jump on it! Other homework will be assigined if classwork is not completed.

Posted: April 15, 2015

A bit behind, but this is what should be turned in by Friday: Language Arts - The worksheet on characterization.  Don't forget the sections on creating your own protagonist and antogonist.- The worksheets on inferencing.  This is several pages long and intended to be completed over the coarse of two nights. Math - Turn in your test with corrections on Friday.  No additional HW was given on Tuesday to facilitate this.- Worksheet on multliplying fractions and whole numbers- Worksheet on multiplying fractions We will also be shooting additional scenes for our movie on Tuesday and Friday this week.  We will do more shooting next week.

Posted: April 7, 2015

There is no written homework today, but everyone should study for the quest (quiz/test) tomorrow.  Also, if you're not done the rough draft of your mock-assessment piece, continue to work on that.

Posted: March 31, 2015

L/A - Have at least 2-3 body paragraphs completed for your assessment piece. Math - Complete the worksheet 6.4 on the Distributive Property.

Posted: March 26, 2015

Now that we're getting settled in, please get in the habit of checking assignments here.  They will be posted Monday - Thursday. L/A - You should have at least one graphic organizer completely filled out for your ELPA practice piece.  We will begin drafting tomorrow. Math - Verify the 20 sollutions you came up with on Wednesday's homework.  If your original solution does not work, please check your work. Science - Bring in an empty Pringles can!

Posted: March 20, 2015

We have missed a lot of class time recently and will be doing our best to make it up.  The last Friday of the month will now be a full school day.  Parent/Teacher conferences will now take place fromk 3-6 on April 9th as opposed to during school hours.  Our school year will be extended to end two days later than previously planned.  The PD day scheduled for May 8th will now be a full classroom day.  We will also pick up two additional days when district schools are closed for subject council meetings.We are doing are best to make sure we maintain the high standards set at the beginning of the year.  In order to accomplish this, attendance and attention must be the highest priority.  The remainder of the school year will fly by.  We have to make every minute count!   

Posted: February 11, 2015

L/A - Turn in your PSA tomorrow Math - Complete the sheet on comparing ratios