Remember: *Wear your costume to school on Monday. *Bring party food, if you wish to. No popcorn or cake, please. Cupcakes are fine. Homework: Interim Report: Complete ON Fresh Grade WITH your parent(s). Sign, return to Mrs. Van on Monday. Language Arts: Read, please, for me. I want you to be good readers above all else. Numeracy: Well, I want you to love Math as much as me too...
Leave a comment: Did you enjoy the 'tinkering' class we had today? What building material did you use? What did you build? Who did you build it with? Leave other important details about your tinkering experience! Party food sign up...
Well done 'Me to We' boys for your great poster to remind us to 'Scare Hunger'!
Remember: *CHALLENGE! Which ever group brings the most non-perishable items for the 'We Scare Hunger' will get to choose the next gym activity. You know the stats...Twinkletoe's group is in the lead! Will they win? Only time will tell!
Homework: Language Arts: Read Numeracy: Gr. 6 - sheet p. 72 Gr. 7 - Rounding Decimals Booklet
Leave a comment: Write something interesting and random to prove you were here!
Remember: *CHALLENGE! Which ever group brings the most non-perishable items for the 'We Scare Hunger' will get to choose the next gym activity. Homework: Language Arts: Read Numeracy: Gr. 6 - Estimating and Multiplying money sheet. Practice rounding numbers with this link. Gr. 7 - Practice adding and subtracting decimals with this link. Social Studies: Canada test tomorrow. There really is no excuse for not getting a perfect score, assuming you have been using your study cards, playing the website games, and listening to the website songs in addition to practice in class. French: School schedule due tomorrow
Leave a comment: What do you think of your clay jacko'lantern pinch pot? Would like to make another one, or would you prefer to make something else another time?
Homework: Language Arts: Read Numeracy: BEDMAS test tomorrow. Try this 'Math Frog' game to practice. Gr. 6 - P. 294/295 #5,6,8,9,10,14 Gr. 7 - P. 105 #3-6, 9 Social Studies: Listen to the 1 1/2 minute song below to help you remember the provinces, territories, and which one is which on the map. Leave a comment: Play the Math Frog game at least twice. Rate the game. Were you able to complete it in 2:00 minutes?
Do not post until after 8:00 pm Thursday! Homework: Language Arts: Read! You should have finished four books by October 31st! Numeracy:All - Practice Order of Operations with this link.Order of Operations test next Thursday. Social Studies: Do your 'Next Steps' on your Ancestral Past essay. Due Monday morning. Study the Canadian provinces, territories, and capitals. Test Wednesday
Leave a comment: Tell me about your time at the Monster Mash, if you went. If not, write at least three interesting sentences about a topic of your choice.
Remember: *Ski/Boarding notice due tomorrow! *Titan wear order Homework: Language Arts: We practiced capitalization again today. Watch the link below to make sure you know all of the rules! Numeracy:All - Practice Order of Operations with this link.Order of Operations test next Thursday. Gr. 7 Order of Operations sheet Social Studies: Have an adult edit your Ancestral Past essay. Bring secondary source(s) and criteria sheet to hand in tomorrow morning.
Leave a comment: Did you enjoy interviewing your relative about your relative? What was the most interesting thing you learned about your person of interest?
Listen to this inspiring BEDMAS song. It may help you remember the Order of Operations!
Remember: *Ski/Boarding notice *Purdy's order *Titan wear order Homework: Numeracy: All - Practice Order of Operations with this link. All you have to do is click on the operation you do first e.g. + Wilson: Chapter 3 Test Yourself and Lesson 9 Grade 6 Numeracy Test tomorrow. Social Studies: FINISH word processing your Ancestral Past essay, including introduction, questions, answers, and anything else you learned about your person of interest.
Comment: Write two sentences that use some of the rules for capital letters that you practiced today. Do not copy someone else's sentence!
Remember: *Ski/Boarding notice *Titan wear order Homework: Numeracy: Gr.7 Sheet, Divisibility Test tomorrow Wilson - p. 96 #6-9, p. 103 #8-14, Bonus p. 99 #3 Stewart - Sheet, p. 99/100 #1,2,4,6,8 Test Wednesday Social Studies: Interview due tomorrow. Bring to school. Also, bring secondary sources Essay due Thursday, October 20th
Leave a comment: Today you started a map of the Provinces, Territories, and Capitals of Canada. Nearly all of you need to memorize these. What are some techniques to help people memorize things? You might need to research this. What technique works best for you? Do you have relatives living in other provinces or territories? Where do they live? Have you traveled within Canada, but outside of B.C.? Where have you been?
Remember: *Please let your parents know that the 'Drive for One' fund-raising event is postponed until the spring Homework: Gr 7 -P. 37/38 #1-8, 10-13. Divisibility Chapter test Tuesday. Wilson - Test Wednesday. P. 99 #2, p. 96/97 P1-5, p. 103 #1-7 Stewart - Test Wednesday. Practice sheet p. 99-100 #1,2,4,6,8 Social Studies: 1) Interview MUST be done by next Tuesday. 2) Essay is due next Friday, October 21st 3) Gather secondary sources to accompany your essay e.g. photo, copy of birth certificate, marriage license. Leave a comment: 1) Everyone seemed to enjoy the 'Factor Capture' game today. Did you win your game? What was your strategy? Do you think the game will help you to remember what a factor is? 2) Are you pleased with your P.A.C. art project? Will your parents order something with your art on it? What item would you choose to have your art on?
Remember: *Individual photo order *Drive for One fund-raising event is postponed until the spring Homework: Numeracy: Gr 7 -P. 37/38 #1-8, 10-13. Divisibility Chapter test Tuesday. Wilson - p. 99 #2, p. 96/97 P1-5, p. 103 #1-7 due Monday. Stewart - Test Wednesday. Practice sheet p. 99-100 #1,2,4,6,8 Social Studies: 1) Interview MUST be done by Tuesday, October 18th 2) Essay is due Friday, October 21st 3) Gather secondary sources to accompany your essay e.g. photo, copy of birth certificate, marriage license. Fine Arts: Pumpkin pencil sketch due Friday
Leave a comment: 1) What is the design for your P.A.C. Art project? 2) Are you pleased with how it is coming along? 3) Have your parents purchased something with your art on it before? Explain.
You each have a copy of the Ancestral Past Essay Criteria, and we have gone over it together. Use it to ensure you have everything that is expected.
Remember: *Individual photo order Homework: Numeracy: Gr 7 - Sheet 1.7 and 1.8. Divisibility Chapter test Tuesday Wilson - Comparing and Ordering Integers worksheet Stewart - none Social Studies: 1) Interview MUST be done by Tuesday, October 18th 2) Essay is due Friday, October 21st 3) Gather secondary sources to accompany your essay e.g. photo, copy of birth certificate, marriage license. Fine Arts: Pumpkin pencil sketch due Friday
Leave a comment: Everyone will have a Numeracy Chapter test next week. Are you ready for it? Explain. What will you do to prepare yourself for it? (Hoping is not a good strategy for success!)
Homework: Numeracy: Gr. 7 - p. 29 #3,4,5,8,10, and 1.6 sheet corrections Wilson - p. 95 A - E Stewart - p. 95 !-E Social Studies: 1) Find out gmail password and send to Mrs. Van (to avoid not being able to do your work in the future). 2) Write Ancestral Past introduction in google doc and share with Mrs. Van. 3) Do interview some time before next Monday!
Leave a comment: 1) Did you celebrate Thanksgiving? How? With whom? Where? Give details. 2) What else did you do this past long weekend?
Remember: *Fun Club Day Friday - B.C. Lions Day. Wear orange, white, and black! *Book Order due tomorrow! *Grad Wear order tomorrow! Homework: Numeracy: Everyone play 'Pumpkin Multiples' Gr. 7 - 1.6 sheet Stewart: p. 92 #2-5 Wilson: lesson 6 - 3 word problems Social Studies: Record 10 open-ended questions to ask your interviewee about your relative of interest.
Leave a comment: 1) Who are you going to interview, and about whom? Use their names e.g. I am going to interview my mum, Mary Mann about my grandmother, Lilian Chamberlain. 2) Why do you want to know more about that person? 3) What is one open-ended question you are going to ask during the interview?
Remember: *Fun Club Day Friday - B.C. Lions Day. Wear orange, white, and black. *Book Order due Friday Homework: See Planner Also, practice 'lowest common multiples' with this link. Leave a comment: Check out the humour on the left. A Grammar Nazi is someone who REALLY does not like poor grammar! Today you practiced there, their, and they're. Did you have an 'ah, ha!' moment... where you finally understand the difference between the spellings and know how to use them now?
Remind your brain to think positively, and remember the power of 'yet'!
Remember: *Fun Club Day Friday - B.C. Lions Day. Wear orange, white, and black. *Book Order due Friday *Think We' application due Friday Homework: Numeracy: Stewart - p. 89 #1,2,4,6 Social Studies: Decide who you are interviewing about whom. DO NOT do the interview. Ask about birth certificate.
Leave a comment: Everyone, check out the brains on the left. Did you use one of these mindsets today? Give an example. Grade 7s, What did you think of the Numeracy test today? Was there anything more you could have done to prepare yourself better? Grade 6s, What is your favourite thing you have done in P.E. so far this school year? What is a favourite from another year?
Remember: *'Think We' application due Friday *Gr. 7 yellow contact sheet with parent email *Fun Club Day Friday - B.C. Lions Day. Wear orange, white, and black. Homework: Language Arts: Read for 20 minutes (as per usual) Numeracy: Gr. 7 - p. 21 #1-10. Test tomorrow on the divisibility rules and applying them. Wilson - p. 87 #1-4 Stewart - p. 1-7
Leave a comment: The quote on the left from the novel we are reading, 'Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie' are truly words to live by. 1) What do they mean to you? 2) How are they helpful to Steven? 3) Have you ever experienced something where these words would have been helpful? Explain.