Weekly Outlines

October 15-19

 

Language Arts

(Mrs. Becke)

Writing

Students will begin the week by writing a journal. We will be continuing our new unit on Women’s History in honour of Women’s History month, as well as a short story relating to Halloween.

 

Grammar

This week in grammar, students will be working on indefinite pronouns and pronoun shifts.

 

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 Women’s History Month theme, as well as scary stories.

 

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 19th 2018.

Math

(Mrs. Becke)

We will be doing Saxon Math lessons 22, 23, 24 and 25 this week. We will also be doing the second math investigation. The lessons are on:

  • problems about fraction groups

  • subtracting mixed numbers with regrouping

  • reducing fractions

  • dividing fractions

Math Assessment #3 will be on Friday October 19 2018.

Science

(Mrs. Becke)

We will have our Science assessment on Monday October 15 2018. Then, we will proceed to work on Chapter 6: Organisms Depend on a Healthy Environment. We will focus specifically on succession, human impact on ecosystems, and invasive species.

Social Studies

(Mrs. Becke)

We will continue our unit on New France and early Canada. This week, we will have an open book assessment spanning over Monday October 15 and Tuesday October 16. There will be no need to study for this assessment, as it is open book, but students may want to mark pages they think are important. After our assessment, we will work in small groups on an inquiry project regarding what we have learned so far.

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 continue working for the in-class paragraph writing assignment.    

Music

(Mr. Kudera)

  • Instrumental

    • Rhythmic Patterns #1

    • C major scale and chords

  • Theory

    • The students will study the relationships between pop culture and music.

Computers

(Mr. Kudera)

The students will continue to practice using spreadsheets.  This week they will focus on creating graphs.

Visual Art

(Mrs. Adamson)

This week, each student will continue working on their independent POP Art Project in class.

Drama

(Ms. Khilnani)

This week they will start performing their monologues to further explore character roles and voice. This will be their first graded presentation in drama.

Physical Education

(Mr. Fretz)

Students will be taking part in soccer skills and games this week.  Students will also take part in the beep test and cooperative games to earn points for their House (Torrin, Malliag, Kyleakin).

Health

(Mr. Fretz)

Students will finish their informational commercial project this week using research from previous weeks.  They will also have a health test on Friday.