Weekly Outlines

September 24-28

 

Language Arts

(Mrs. Becke)

Writing

Students will begin the week by writing a journal. We will move on to working on comprehension and analysis works based on our novel study.

 

Grammar

This week in grammar, students will be continuing to work on plural and possessive nouns.

 

Reading

Students will be working on reading comprehension based on stories, articles and more read independently, in small groups, or as a class. We will also be working through our novel study on Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, doing comprehension and analysis based questions on this book.

 

Spelling

On Week A, students are to write a sentence for each word.

On Week B, students are to write a 250-300 word paragraph using 5+ of the words from the list.

The instructions and words will be posted to GoogleClassroom.

The next spelling test will be on Friday October 5th 2018.

Math

(Mrs. Becke)

We will be doing Saxon Math lessons 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15  this week. They are on:

  • problems about combining/separating

  • problems about combining; elapsed time problems

  • problems about equal groups.

  • problems about parts of a whole; simple probability

  • equivalent fractions; reducing fractions.

The next test will be on Tuesday October 9th 2018.

Science

(Mrs. Becke)

We will continue our unit on ecosystems. We will also be continuing to work on our Ecosystem Terrarium by observing and recording what changes and interactions we see. We will also take time to study for our assessment, which will occur on Wednesday September 26th 2018.

Social Studies

(Mrs. Becke)

We will continue our unit on New France and early Canada. This week, our focus will be on how the Treaty of Utrecht affected the relations between different groups in North America, and how Canadian culture was shaped by these groups.

French

(Mlle. Israil)

This week students will be introduced to “ le futur proche” . Students will continue learning about people ( families, friendship, appearance and physical conditions. Grade 7 will write a  paragraph using their prior knowledge of vocbulary and grammar.

Music

(Mr. Kudera)

Musical Analysis.  The students will learn about binary and ternary form.  There will be a short lyrics quiz on September 24.  Students are to pick their instruments for the upcoming year.  Those that wish to play keyboard/piano must have access to a keyboard/piano at home for practice purposes.  We have a limited number of glockenspiels available on a first come, first serve basis. Students wishing to play orchestral instruments are encouraged to rent a quality instrument from places such as Long & McQuade or St. John’s Music.

Computers

(Mr. Kudera)

The students will explore different formatting techniques with wordprocessors.

Visual Art

(Mrs. Adamson)

We will be brainstorming ideas for our independent Pop Art Projects this week.

Drama

(Ms. Khilnani)

Students will continue reading short story and examining character and voice in the story. Character descriptions will be created. We will be looking at alternative perspectives from traditional stories.

Physical Education

(Mr. Fretz)

Students will continue participating in cross country and ultimate Frisbee this week. Students will also take part in various cooperative/team building activities and begin activities to improve soccer skills. Each Friday students will take part in active and cooperative games to earn points for their House (Torrin, Malliag, Kyleakin).  

Health

(Mr. Fretz)

Students will be identifying benefits of foods within different food groups.  Students will focus on different types of nutrients and what those nutrients do for the body.  They will also begin to plan their project learning activity that will work to promote healthy and active living to other students in the school.