Monday, January 27, 2020

Week of January 27 - 31, 2020

Monday HW
6A Notes:  This is homework for the grade 6 class I teach.
1.  20 minutes of reading -- Hana's Suitcase pages 4-21.
2.  Journal entry:  "The Knock at the Door".  Based on your reading, class discussion, and ideas from today's webcast, write about your reactions if you were in a situation like that of George and Hana Brady and a knock on your door arrived one night.

8F Notes: This is homework for the grade 8 class I teach.
a)  20 minutes of reading.
b)  Short Story assignment group presentations start on Thursday January 23.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Week of January 20 - 24, 2020

Thursday HW
6A Notes:  This is homework for the grade 6 class I teach.
1.  20 minutes of reading.
2.  Week Four of "Holes" reading and vocabulary work.  The quiz for this section has been moved to Friday, January 24.
3.  MMS pp. 74-75
4.  "Hana's Suitcase" webcast is happening Monday, January 27, at 10 AM in class.  Students have their copies of the book and we are reading it and viewing some online resources connected to the book (https://curio.ca/en/advanced-search-results/?q=Hana%27s+suitcase).

8F Notes: This is homework for the grade 8 class I teach.
a)  20 minutes of reading.
b)  Short Story assignment group presentations start on Thursday January 23.

Wednesday HW
6A Notes:  This is homework for the grade 6 class I teach.
1.  20 minutes of reading.
2.  Week Four of "Holes" reading and vocabulary work.  The quiz for this section will be on Thursday, January 23.
3.  Data Management quiz on Unit 5, Lessons 1,2,4, and 5 on Thursday, January 23.
4.  "Hana's Suitcase" webcast is happening Monday, January 27, at 10 AM in class.  Students have their copies of the book and we are reading it and viewing some online resources connected to the book (https://curio.ca/en/advanced-search-results/?q=Hana%27s+suitcase).

8F Notes: This is homework for the grade 8 class I teach.
a)  20 minutes of reading.
b)  Short Story assignment group presentations start on Thursday January 23.

Tuesday HW
6A Notes:  This is homework for the grade 6 class I teach.
1.  20 minutes of reading.
2.  Week Four of "Holes" reading and vocabulary work.  The quiz for this section will be on Thursday, January 23.
3.  Gather props, subject to teacher approval, for Holes role play activity.  Students are constructing a script in class this week and lines should be memorized.  We will present early next week, beginning on Wednesday, January 22.
4.  Data Management quiz on Unit 5, Lessons 1,2,4, and 5 on Thursday, January 23.
5.  Complete the two graphs we worked on in class today (75 minutes) and the self-assessment.  Bring the response sheet and the graphs back to school tomorrow.

8F Notes: This is homework for the grade 8 class I teach.
a)  20 minutes of reading.
b)  Short Story assignment group work due at end of period on Tuesday, January 21, on a Bristol board sheet (which I will provide).  This is a group assignment that we used class time for.  The instructions are in the Google Classroom.  We start presentations on Wednesday January 22.

Monday, January 13, 2020

Week of January 13 - 17, 2020.

Thursday HW
6A Notes:  This is homework for the grade 6 class I teach.
1.  20 minutes of reading.
2.  Week Four of "Holes" reading and vocabulary work.  The quiz for this section will be on Tuesday, January 21.
3.  Gather props, subject to teacher approval, for Holes role play activity.  Students are constructing a script in class this week and lines should be memorized.  We will present early next week, beginning on Tuesday, January 21.
4.  Data management quiz on Unit 5, Lessons 1,2,4, and 5 on Thursday, January 23.

8F Notes: This is homework for the grade 8 class I teach.
a)  20 minutes of reading.
b)  Short Story assignment group work due at end of period on Tuesday, January 21, on a Bristol board sheet (which I will provide).  This is a group assignment that we used class time for.  The instructions are in the Google Classroom.  We start presentations on Wednesday January 22.


Wednesday HW
6A Notes:  This is homework for the grade 6 class I teach.
1.  20 minutes of reading.
2.  Week Four of "Holes" reading and vocabulary work.  The quiz for this section will be on Tuesday, January 21.
3.  Gather props, subject to teacher approval, for Holes role play activity.  Students are constructing a script in class this week and lines should be memorized.  We will present early next week.
4.  Think about an interesting topic choice for a survey.  We should avoid variations on "What's your favourite..." and every question should include a final choice that asks
 "Other (please specify: ______:").
5.  MMS pages 72-73.
6.  Hana's Suitcase copies were handed out today.

8F Notes: This is homework for the grade 8 class I teach.
a)  20 minutes of reading.
b)  Short Story assignment group work due on Tuesday, January 21, on a Bristol board sheet (which I will provide).  This is a group assignment that we used class time for.  The instructions are in the Google Classroom.

Tuesday HW
6A Notes:  This is homework for the grade 6 class I teach.
1.  20 minutes of reading.
2.  Week Four of "Holes" reading and vocabulary work.
3.  In preparation for the TDSB One Book event with "Hana's Suitcase", students received a copy of the book today.  We will be using them in class.

8F Notes: This is homework for the grade 8 class I teach.
a)  20 minutes of reading.
b)  Short Story assignment group work due on Monday, January 20, on a Bristol board sheet (which I will provide).  This is a group assignment that we used class time for.  The instructions are in the Google Classroom.

Monday HW
6A Notes:  This is homework for the grade 6 class I teach.
1.  20 minutes of reading.
2.  Week Four of "Holes" reading and vocabulary work.
3.  Mean, Median and Mode 3.0 in-class assessment.  Students can use the two corrected practice pages done last week as study material.
4.  In preparation for the TDSB One Book event with "Hana's Suitcase", please make a list of (5) five important facts about Auschwitz and at least (1) one question you have about it.  A good place to start is at auschwitz.org, where you can choose the English version of the site and learn a bit about the history of this place.

8F Notes: This is homework for the grade 8 class I teach.
a)  20 minutes of reading.
b)  Short Story assignment group work due on Monday, January 20, on a Bristol board sheet (which I will provide).  This is a group assignment that we used class time for.  The instructions are in the Google Classroom.

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Week of January 6-10, 2020

Happy New Year!

Thursday HW
6A Notes:  This is homework for the grade 6 class I teach.
1.  20 minutes of reading.
2.  Vocabulary on comprehension quiz on Week Three of "Holes" on Monday, January 13.
3.  Terry Fox incentive (long delayed) on Friday afternoon January 10, periods 4 and 5.  Personal electronics including phones or board games are welcome.  Students should not bring items that they are fearful of losing.
4.  Mean, Median and Mode practice sheet 1.0.
5.  From Mr. Wright:  "Please bring a bag to school in order for you to bring home your Remembrance Day stained glass art from your visual arts class."

8F Notes: This is homework for the grade 8 class I teach.
a)  20 minutes of reading.
b)  Vocabulary on comprehension quiz on Week three of "The Giver" on Monday, January 13. The week two schedule is posted on the Google Classroom.
c)  To meet "The Giver" - Week 3 due dates some reading and writing has to be done at home, especially when we miss a day in class on Day 2 (which is tomorrow).  Although I provide generous amounts of class time to read and write, it cannot all be done in that time.

Wednesday HW
6A Notes:  This is homework for the grade 6 class I teach.
1.  20 minutes of reading.
2.  Vocabulary on comprehension quiz on Week Three of "Holes" on Monday, January 13.
3.  Terry Fox incentive (long delayed) on Friday afternoon January 10, periods 4 and 5.  Personal electronics including phones or board games are welcome.  Students should not bring items that they are fearful of losing.
4.  MMS pages 70-71.  This is a new unit on Data Management, which should be done by the end of next week.
5.  From Mr. Wright:  "Please bring a bag to school in order for you to bring home your Remembrance Day stained glass art from your visual arts class."

8F Notes: This is homework for the grade 8 class I teach.
a)  20 minutes of reading.
b)  Vocabulary on comprehension quiz on Week three of "The Giver" on Monday, January 13. The week two schedule is posted on the Google Classroom.
c)  To meet "The Giver" - Week 3 due dates some reading and writing has to be done at home, especially when we miss a day in class on Day 2 (which is tomorrow).  Although I provide generous amounts of class time to read and write, it cannot all be done in that time.

Tuesday HW
6A Notes:  This is homework for the grade 6 class I teach.
1.  20 minutes of reading.
2.  Vocabulary on comprehension quiz on Week Three of "Holes" on Monday, January 13.
3.  Terry Fox incentive (long delayed) on Friday afternoon January 10, periods 4 and 5.  Personal electronics including phones or board games are welcome.  Students should not bring items that they are fearful of losing.
4.  MMS pages 68-69.  This is a new unit on Data Management, which should be done by the end of next week.
5.  From Mr. Wright:  "Please bring a bag to school in order for you to bring home your Remembrance Day stained glass art from your visual arts class."

8F Notes: This is homework for the grade 8 class I teach.
a)  20 minutes of reading.
b)  Vocabulary on comprehension quiz on Week three of "The Giver" on Monday, January 13. The week two schedule is posted on the Google Classroom.
c)  To meet "The Giver" - Week 3 due dates some reading and writing has to be done at home, especially when we miss a day in class on Day 2 (which is tomorrow).  Although I provide generous amounts of class time to read and write, it cannot all be done in that time.