Weekly Outlines

November 12-16

 

Language Arts

(Mrs. Becke)

Writing

Students will begin the week by writing a journal. We will be beginning our new unit on Short Stories & Fairytales. We will be taking the time to begin discussing the writing process of short stories, and work through character development, dialogue and themes.

 

Grammar

This week we will be learning about a variety of topics in grammar.

 

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 on our new Short Stories & Fairytales theme.

 

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 November 16 2018.

Math

(Mrs. Becke)

We will be doing Saxon Math lessons 36, 37, 38 and 39 this week. The lessons are on:

 

Math Assessment #6 will be on Monday November 12 2018.

Math Assessment #7 will be on Wednesday November 21 2018.

Science

(Mrs. Becke)

We will begin our new science unit based in Chemistry: Pure Substances & Mixtures. We will begin by learning about what matter is and doing an experiment based in particle theory. We will learn about the three states of matter and will work through experiments based on this, as well.

Social Studies

(Mrs. Becke)

We will have an in-class history assessment on the 7 Years War on Monday and Tuesday. Then, we will begin learning about what caused the mass migration of Loyalists in British North America from 1775-1800.

French

(Mlle. Israil)

This week students will be introduced to “ le futur proche” . Students will also be working individually on reading paragraphs.

Music

(Mr. Kudera)

  • Instrumental

    • Rhythm Pattern No. 1

    • O Canada

    • Jingle Bells

  • Choral

    • Hark!  The Herald Angels Sing

    • Come Rejoicing!

  • Theory

    • Writing C, G, and D major scales.

Computers

(Mr. Kudera)

The students will continue to create spreadsheets using cell referencing and formulas.

Visual Art

(Mrs. Adamson)

We will be introducing our new topic of the term, Cubism Art. We will be discussing the history of the Art movement, the artists that are renowned for creating the movement as well as some famous pieces. Students will be creating a list of words that are associated with Cubism.

Drama

(Ms. Khilnani)

Class will present their Reader’s theatre skit: I Don’t Want to Make My Bed Mom for assessment.

Physical Education

(Mr. Fretz)

Students will be taking part in modified cricket this week as well as soccer activities.  Students will also take part in cooperative games to earn points for their House (Torrin, Malliag, Kyleakin).

Health

(Mr. Fretz)

Students will continue their new unit on Personal Safety and Injury Prevention. They will be identifying the benefits and dangers of technology and also discussing the potential harm of internet use.