Weekly Outlines

February 25 - March 1

Language Arts

(Mrs. Becke)

Writing

Students will begin the week by writing a journal. We will then finish up our unit on mythology, focusing on Greco-Roman myths and lore.

 

Grammar

We will be looking into capitalization.

 

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 be working on a mythology 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 7+ of the words from the list.

The instructions and words will be posted to GoogleClassroom.

There will be no spelling test for this spelling week.

Math

(Mrs. Becke)

We will be doing Saxon Math lesson 78, 79 & 80 this week. The lessons are on:

  • graphing inequalities

  • estimating area

  • transformations

Math Assessment #15 will be on Thursday February 28 2019.

Science

(Mrs. Becke)

We will continue our unit on Heat, whose basis is in physics. We will learn about biofuels and geothermal energy. Our assessment for this unit will be on Monday March 4 and Tuesday March 5, and will not require studying.

Social Studies

(Mrs. Becke)

We will continue learning about geography this week. We will be learning about why water systems are important and about Brazil’s rainforests.

We will have a geography miniquiz on Thursday March 7.

French

(Mme. Grovum)

Students will continue their work on their Francophone unit with a focus on Mardi Gras.

Music

(Mr. Kudera)

  • Theory – no theory class this week due to the science fair

  • Instrumental

    • scales and primary chords of C, G and D major

    • Eighth Note Rhythm Exercises 1 to 8

    • Triplet Eighth Note Rhythm Exercises

    • Theme from the Overture to “William Tell” by Rossini

    • Prelude

  • Choral

Computers

(Mr. Kudera)

students will complete their Google Slides presentations

Gym

(Mr. Fretz)

Students will be taking part in ball hockey skill development this week. Students will also take part in cooperative games to earn points for their House (Torrin, Malliag, Kyleakin).  

Health

(Mr. Fretz)

Students will continue to learn about the implications of addictions and substance use in the Substance Use, Addictions and Related Behaviours unit.   They will continue to learn about health risks associated with these different addictions and discuss peer pressure and direct/indirect influences.

Visual Art

(Miss Togneri)

Students will begin a new unit on famous artists. We will explore the life and art of Banksy.

Drama

(Miss Khilnani)

Students will move on to Reflecting, Responding, and Analysing now. We will create a graffiti wall in response to a piece of literature and reflect upon it. Analysis will happen organically while considering how to respond.