Friday, 17 February 2017

What We Learned Today...February 17th

Concentrating during the Spend a Day


* I want to apologize for the lack of posts over the past two weeks.  With basketball and being in the office, I didn't have the time I usually do to write up our daily posts.  Things should be much calmer after the break and you can definitely count on a post each day!

Math: Students were given the entire period to work on their Unit 7 Math Exam.

Career Ed: We continued working on the effective resume paragraphs that we began last class.

Ice Cream Party: The students did an amazing job in January of keeping their AR percent correct above 95%, so to celebrate we had a sundae party to celebrate this afternoon!

Upcoming Due Dates & Homework

All overdue assignments need to be handed in on Monday, February 27th.

Career Ed:
-Effective Resume paragraph is due on February 28th

Math:
-Watch 6.1 Video for Monday, February 27th

Reminders:
-No school next week - Family Week

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

What We Learned Today...February 14th



Procedures Review: We spent the first part of our morning having a little fun, pretending it was the first day of school again.  Over this period students participated in a few team building activities and took some time to review our classroom procedures.

Extra Math: With the band students at full band, the remaining students were given the period to work on their 7.4 handouts and get extra help if they were having difficulty.

ELA: After lunch we spent the period listening to the final four Youtube Hero presentations.

Upcoming Due Dates & Homework

ELA:
-Youtube Hero Assignments are overdue

Math:
-7.4 is due on Friday
-Unit 7 Exam is on Friday

Religion:
-Seven Sacraments Quiz is on Thursday

Reminders:
-Spend a Day at LeBoldus is on Thursday, February 16th.
-Day of Pink is on Thursday, February 16th - Remember to wear pink if you can.
-LeBoldus forms are due on Friday, February 17th.

Monday, 13 February 2017

What We Learned Today...February 13th

ELA: Once we got from our assembly, we spent the period reviewing how to write effective paragraphs.  After marking the students essays on Harry Potter, it became evident that we need to spend a little time reviewing topic sentences and transitions.

Career Ed: We took some time to review the 3 F's of resume writing (Function, Form and eFfectiveness) from last class before learning about three different types of resumes. The three types of resumes we focused on were Functional, Chronological and Hybrid.

Religion: After lunch we spent the period finishing up the Seven Sacraments presentation from last week.

Math: Students were given the entire period to finish up their 7.4 handouts and begin the Unit Review from Pg. 276 of their textbooks.

Upcoming Due Dates & Homework

ELA:
-Youtube Hero Assignments are overdue

Math:
-7.4 is due on Friday
-Unit 7 Exam is on Friday

Religion:
-Seven Sacraments Quiz is on Thursday


Reminders:
-Spend a Day at LeBoldus is on Thursday, February 16th.
-LeBoldus forms are due on Friday, February 17th.

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

What We Learned Today...February 7th

ELA: Students were given the period to work on their Youtube Hero assignments from yesterday.

Homework Period: With the band students away at full band, the remaining students used this period to catch up on any homework they had.

Breakout EDU: Students were given one final period to plan their Breakout EDU's.  These projects and all planning documents need to be finished for Friday.

Upcoming Due Dates & Homework

ELA:
-Pandora's Box Project is overdue

Math:
-7.1 Handout is due tomorrow

-7.2 Handout is due on Friday

-Watch 7.3 lesson for tomorrow

Religion:
-Five Finger Prayers are due tomorrow

Breakout EDU:

-Breakout EDU's are due on Friday

Reminders:
-Spend a Day at LeBoldus is on Thursday, February 16th.
-LeBoldus forms are due on Friday, February 17th.

Monday, 6 February 2017

What We Learned Today...February 6th

ELA: With the Pandora's Box projects now completed, we began to learn about Heroic Characteristics.   Students were then split into pairs and tasked with finding a video on Youtube that displays heroism.

LeBoldus Presentation: The counselors from LeBoldus joined us for a special presentation on all the awesome things the student's can expect when they arrive as Grade 9's in the fall.

Breakout EDU: The students were given the entire period to work in their groups on the Breakout EDU project.

Math: After reviewing the lesson from last night, the students spent the period working on the 7.2 handout.

Upcoming Due Dates & Homework

ELA:
-Pandora's Box Project is overdue

Math:
-7.1 Handout is due on Wednesday

-7.2 Handout is due on Friday

-Watch 7.3 lesson for Wednesday.

Religion:
-Five Finger Prayers are due on Wednesday

Reminders:
-Spend a Day at LeBoldus is on Thursday, February 16th.
-LeBoldus forms are due on Friday, February 17th.

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

What We Learned Today...February 1st

Taking a second to pose during the planning session.

ELA: The students were given the entire period to work on their Pandora's Box assignments.

Breakout EDU: Students got into groups of 4-6 and were tasked with designing their very own Breakout EDU game. We will continue working on these games breakouts on Friday.

Grade 8 Challenge: With our monthly Grade 8 challenge only one day away, the students had this class to meet with their groups and begin planning for the cooking challenge.

Math: We started the period of by going through the Unit 5 Exams before the reviewing the 7.1 lesson that the students watched last night.

Upcoming Due Dates & Homework

ELA:
-Pandora's Box Project is now due on Monday, February 6th

Career Ed:
-Vlogs are overdue

Reminders:
-Bring any extra supplies your group may need for the challenge tomorrow.

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

What We Learned Today...January 31st



ELA: We started out the day with our usual AR period before students continued working on their Pandora's Box assignments.  After a brief discussion with the students this afternoon, I have agreed to extend the deadline on this assignment to Monday, February 6th.

Homework: With the band students away, the remaining students were given the entire period to work on any homework they had.

Religion: The students continued working on the Five Finger Prayers that they began last week.

Upcoming Due Dates & Homework

ELA:
-Pandora's Box Project is now due on Monday, February 6th

Career Ed:
-Vlogs are overdue

Math:
-Watch 7.1 video for tomorrow

Reminders:
-Boys Basketball Game tomorrow vs. St. Mary