Le vendredi 13 septembre

Here’s the scoop from today.

Les maths 7C & 7D – We continued with some more review for the Cartesian Plane – vocabulary and identifying the coordinates. We then used the class to work on our first assignment. The students designed something on the Cartesian Plane and identified its coordinates. A majority of the students did not finish their good copy and have this weekend to complete it. The due date is Tuesday, September 17. I have uploaded the document in case it is needed at home. The homework duotangs were taken in and corrected. There were a few that had questions and we will use Monday’s class to clear up any confusion.

Le français 7E – We completed the final six questions of our mini lesson on presenting ourselves. The students are able to answer my questions and share information about a classmate. We are going to apply this information the next class.

Les sciences humaines 7A – We completed our analysis of Canadian geographic elements and started into some social norms for the country – education, family roles and religion. The hope is to use these notes when we begin comparing Canada to the ancient societies we will be studying in future units.

Le jeudi 12 septembre

Here’s the scoop from today.

Les maths 7D & 7C – We completed some review for plotting points on the Cartesian plane and the students feel quite strong with that outcome. A majority of the students started their first draft for their Cartesian Plane assignment. We will use tomorrow’s class to complete the rough draft and work on the good copy. The due date for the assignment is Tuesday, September 17. The google classroom homework has been uploaded and I will take in the duotangs tomorrow in class. 

Les sciences humaines 7A – We completed three of the four advantages/disadvantages of geographic elements today and we will finish the fourth tomorrow.

Le français 7E – In our second class today, we worked on presenting ourselves and a partner using three key questions. The students were successful in responding to my questions and answer my questions pertaining to another student in the class. We will continue with three new questions tomorrow.

Le mercredi 11 septembre

Good day and bonjour. Here’s what we got up to today.

Les maths 7C & 7D – We dug deeper into the Cartesian Plane. We started with some review where we identified the coordinates of given points on the plane. There was a very high success rate here, so things are looking good. We then moved onto some pre-designed motifs where coordinates were given and the students needed to plot the points. I have uploaded the two presentations we’ve used so far. They are great for review and practice. The google classroom homework has been uploaded and everyone is registered to gain access. I will be looking for their homework duotangs on Friday.

La science 7D – We had our first science class today. We quickly went through the units and the resources available through our workbook. We have yet to register for the online resources but that will be complete once I gain a bit more familiarity with that option. We started into Chapter 1 – The Properties of Matter – and started into a practice quiz. We will continue that tomorrow. There is a presentation uploaded that students can review at home.

Les sciences humaines 7D – We worked with partners to identify advantages and disadvantages of specific geographic elements. We shared our ideas and completed a’ ‘good copy’ of notes using those ideas. We will have a chance to finish up with that activity on Monday.

Le mardi 10 septembre

Good day and bonjour. We had our pictures taken today and I’m confident we all had big smiles on our faces. Here’s what we got up to today.

Les maths 7C & 7D – We reviewed the Cartesian Plane, its vocabulary and how to plot points. 7C’s took some time with 5 collections of coordinates to plot out designs on the Cartesian Plane. The goal is to get enough practice in before completing our own design to be evaluated and shared. 7D’s got into the textbook today completing question 6 on page 318. No homework assigned today but there will be some tomorrow.

Les sciences humaines 7A & 7D – We reviewed our map of Canada and identifying the provinces and territories. We then moved into the advantages and disadvantages of different elements of geography. We will be taking the same approach when we start into our ancient civilisations.

Le français 7E – Our class was cut short due to school photos but we did have enough time to go through the outcomes and expectations for the course. We then had some time to discuss one key aspect of the course’s evaluation and practice some basic phrasings.

Le vendredi 6 septembre

Day 2 is complete. Two reminders for Monday:

  • For those students who have yet to have their forms signed, please have them complete for Monday.
  • School pictures are Monday.

Here’s what we got up to today.

Les sciences humaines 7D – I had introduced the course yesterday – the course outcomes, necessary materials and some insight into evaluation. We then continued our research into Canadian geography, mainly an intro to analysing the impact of the geography for the three major units in the course.

Les sciences humaines 7A – I introduced the course –  the course outcomes, necessary materials and some insight into evaluation. We then started into Canadian geography and its impact on the country.

Les maths 7C – We started unit 1 on the Cartesian Plane. We focused on vocabulary and tracing coordinates on the plane. We completed some motifs using provided coordinates. We completed page 318, question 6 applying the strategies used in class. A reminder that a duotang or scribbler is needed for Monday’s homework. 

Les maths 7D – I introduced the course today, the structure of the units, some insights in the evaluation structure and homework for the year. We started into the first unit on the Cartesian Plane but only completed the main vocabulary needed for the first task. A reminder that a duotang or scribbler is needed for Monday’s homework. 


Le jeudi 5 septembre

Here we go with another school year. We had a great opening day and we quickly settled into our day. There were a couple of items from today that students need to keep in mind.

  1. There were several forms for parents to sign – media release, tech use, industrial arts, etc.
  2. Tomorrow’s schedule will more closely follow the regular schedule classes (all homeroom necessities were completed today). Students should be prepared to get right into work tomorrow.
  3. Picture day is coming up quickly, Monday, September 9 and Tuesday, September 10.