Monday, March 31, 2014

Homework for the Week of March 31st

Monday March 31st, 2014 (Day 3)
  • Math: (Ms.Sutanto) Complete Unit Review worksheet (all); Study for Math test Wed.(Ms.Moudgil) Complete Angles handout (all)                                                          
  • Language: Collect quotes that support your evidence for your chosen symbols (on-going) - We have Heroes tomorrow with Ms.Moudgil)
Tuesday April 1st, 2014 (Day 4)
  • Math: Study for your test tomorrow 
  • Language: Collect quotes that support your evidence for your chosen symbols (on-going)
  • French: Retest on Thursday (DR MRS VANDERTRAMP)
Wednesday April 2nd, 2014 (Day 5)
Reminder: You have GRAD photos tomorrow. 
  • Geography: Complete the Push and Pull factors portion of the Immigrant Story sheet 
  • French: Retest on DR MRS VANDERTRAMP tomorrow 
  • Science: Review for test (on Wednesday April 9th)
  • Language: Collect quotes that support your evidence for your chosen symbols (on-going)
Thursday April 3rd, 2014 (Day 1)
Reminder: Please return your completed Parent Contact Information Sheet if you have not already returned it. Thank you to those you have given me theirs.
  • French: Study for the retest tomorrow
  • Math: Please sign and return Fractions tests
  • Geography: Complete the Immigrant Stories handout (Push/Pull Factors; Physical and Human Factors)
  • Science: Review for test next Wednesday (April 9th). 
  • Language: Collect quotes/scenes to support your evidence for your chosen symbols (Essay will be worked upon all next week)
Friday April 4th, 2014 (Day 2)
Reminder:  Please return your completed Parent Contact Information Sheet if you have not already returned it. Thank you to those you have given me theirs.
  • Science: Review for your test by completing Unit Review questions (Wednesday April 9th). Bring some ideas/work for your Roller Coaster Project for Monday. I will allot some time during Art period to work on it.
  • Language: Collect quotes/scenes to support your evidence for your chosen symbols (Essay will be worked upon all next week)
  • Math: Please return Fractions tests back, signed. Thank you to those of you that handed it in. 
  • Geography: Please return your Brochure evaluation, signed. Thank you to those of you that handed it in.



Saturday, March 29, 2014

News/Upcoming Events for the Week of March 31st

Upcoming News/Events for the Week of March 31st

Class,

1. Reminder: You have Graduation Photos on Thursday April 3rd, 2014. 

2. On Tuesday after morning recess, all the grade 8's will gather for a Townhall Meeting regarding graduation/graduation trips etc. We would like to hear some input!

2. On Monday, you will be receiving your assignment details regarding the criteria for your Roller Coaster Project. There will be components that will assess your skills in Science and Math.

3. On Wednesday, we have Dance. Please have in mind the song you are going to create a performance for. The performances will begin closer to the end of April. 




Monday, March 24, 2014

Homework for the week of March 24th

Monday March 24, 2014 (Day 3)
*Reminder: Field Trip Forms for Wednesday's Trip. Please return along with $11.
  • Math - Complete green sheet, question #5 (the rest of the questions)
  • Health - Complete chart on Substance Abuse 
  • French - review DR MRS VANDERTRAMP (Test Friday)
Tuesday March 25, 2014 (Day 4)
*Reminder: Field Trip tomorrow - Dress warm and arrive to class early please. 
  • Math - Complete the yellow sheet (Fraction Word Problems) #8-10; Have your parents sign Math Quiz (Fractions)
  • Geography - summarize page 30 (page on High density, medium density, and low density)
  • French - review DR MRS VANDERTRAMP (Test Friday)
Wednesday March 26, 2014 (Day 5)
*Reminder: Scientists in the School tomorrow morning. It is especially important that you arrive on-time please.
  • Math - Complete the yellow sheet (Fraction Word Problems) #8-10; Have your parents sign Math Quiz (Fractions)
  • Geography - summarize page 30 (page on High density, medium density, and low density)
  • French - review DR MRS VANDERTRAMP (Test Friday)
Thursday March 27, 2014 (Day 1)
  • Math - Complete the yellow sheet (Fraction Word Problems) #8-10; Have your parents sign Math Quiz (Fractions)
  • French - review DR MRS VANDERTRAMP (Test Tomorrow)
Friday March 28, 2014 (Day 2)
  • Math: Complete the Sheet titled "Grade 8/Grade 9 Applied - Communication/Thinking Practice (Yellow Sheet - questions #1-4), Due Monday; Review for upcoming test (on Wednesday)
  • Geography: Complete the research process for the timeline, Due Monday
  • Language: Complete two Mindmaps for Symbols (from the Outsiders), Due Monday






    Sunday, March 23, 2014

    Homework Club

    Homework Club 
    (11:30 am - 12:30 pm)

    Homework Club is available during the lunch hour for any Junior/Intermediate students. The location rotates, depending on the teacher supervising. 
    • Please bring your lunch and all the materials (textbooks, paper, pencils) you need because you are not to visit your lockers during the hour. 
    • There is to be no cellphone use, and no video/computer games.

    The schedule is as follows:

    Mondays - Mr. Cathcart 

    Tuesdays - Ms. Seow 

    Wednesdays - Mr. Ghosh

    Thursdays  - Mme. Manuelpillai 

    Fridays - Ms. Sutanto



    Online Math Tutoring (Free to Register)

    Math Homework Help 

    Homework Help is a really great free, online tutoring resource for Math students from grades 7-10.  

    This site provides:
    • one-on-one assistance with an online tutor in every Math strand and provides an interactive whiteboard for students to draw/write down their questions 
    • is available from Sunday - Thursday, 5:30 - 9:30 pm 
    • has 16 interactive and animated math review videos that students can listen to
    Note: You must use Internet Explorer to use this website (not all the features of this website will appear on Google Chrome or Firefox)

    Students: 
    • Register for a free account using your Ontario Education Number (OEN) and Date of Birth. 
    Parents/Guardians: 
    • Register for a free account also, using a valid email address.


    Wednesday, March 19, 2014

    News/ Upcoming Events for the Week of March 17th

    Upcoming News/Events for the Week of March 17 

    Class,


    1. There is an on-going Dance Presentation that you and your groups should be working on. Now that the Powerpoint presentation is complete, please aim at finding an appropriate song to now choreograph a number!


    2. We will be beginning a Roller Coaster Mini-project next Monday as our culminating task for our current Science unit. Have an idea about the group you may want to work with. Also, brainstorm ideas about materials you may want to use...(think toilet paper rolls, newspaper, bottle cans etc.) Remember, the idea is to create a track for a "marble" car. 


    3. Next Wednesday March 26th as a part of our Human Geography Unit on Population Distribution and Patterns, both Grade 8 classes will be embarking on field trips to explore our downtown core. While the Extended French students are visiting Toronto's Business District, we will be exploring Kensington Market & Chinatown. These are two events that are planned through the Harbourfront Centre. 


    To find out more information, you are welcome to check it out at Harbourfront Centre's School Visits Website . 


    4. Next Thursday March 27th, we will be having a special presentation from Scientists in the School that will help us introduce the next unit, Fluids. 


    Homework for the week of March 17th

    Monday March 17 (Day 3)
    • Math - Complete Fraction Word Problems Sheet 
    • Science - Review your notes (Test next week)
    • French -  Retest on PrĂ©positions de Lieu on Wednesday 
    Tuesday March 18 (Day 4) 
    • Math  - Fraction Word Problems (if not yet complete) ; also, "Grade 9 Fractions worksheet" questions #1 to 5(a-g)
    • Science - Review your notes (Test next week)
    • French - Retest on PrĂ©positions de Lieu tomorrow 
    • Health (Mr.Bushe) - Complete Substance Abuse Summary Chart for next class (next Day 4)
    Wednesday March 19 (Day 5)
    • Math - "Grade 9 Fractions Worksheet" question #9
    • Science - Review your notes (test next week)
    • Language - jot dot notes for two chapters from "The Outsiders" (summaries to be done in-class)
    • Health (Mr.Bushe) - Complete Substance Abuse Summary Chart for next class (next Day 4)
    Thursday March 20 (Day 1)
    • Math - "Grade 9 Fraction Worksheet" questions #6 and #10 due tomorrow
    • Science - Mechanical Advantage worksheet (questions#3-6) Due Monday
    • Language - jot dot notes for two chapters from "The Outsiders" (summaries to be done in-class tomorrow)
    • Health (Mr.Bushe) - Complete Substance Abuse Summary Chart for next class (due next Tuesday)
    Friday March 21 (Day 2)
    • Math - Yellow sheet (#2-6 *omit 3) Green sheet (#5, questions #1-8) Due Monday
    • Science - Mechanical Advantage worksheet (questions#3-6) Due Monday
    • Language: If you brought home your summaries, it is due Monday.
    • Health (Mr.Bushe) - Complete Substance Abuse Summary Chart for next class (due next Tuesday)