Brittany Fitzgerald

Due Date: 

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Students must complete the "Job Prospect" Chart and have it ready to be handed in on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. For this activity students must complete a chart outlining job prospects in six different areas of British North America in the mid 1800s. All required information to complete this activity can be found on pages 79-81 in the Social Studies Textbook "Changing Your World". Students began this activity in class today.

Due Date: 

Friday, January 30, 2015

Students have been researching Depression topics since the beginning of January.

They will be using this research information to create pamphlets about Depression.

Students need to have the rough copy of their information (in question/answer format) handed in by Friday, January 30, 2015.

Due Date: 

Friday, January 30, 2015

Students have been working on persuasive essays since last week. Students are required to have their good copies of the essay handed in by Friday, January 30, 2015. Students can bring their essays to school on Thursday to have them checked before writing their final copies.

The Grade 8/9 English class will be writing a test on Friday based on our short story unit. The test will include multiple choice, fill in the blank , short answer and a reading comprehension section.

The quiz will be based on all the topics/stories we covered in the unit.

For the test students will need to be able to explain the following terms:

-exposition (introduction)

-rising action

-climax

-falling action

-resolution

-conflict (and the different types)

-protagonist

-antagonist

-setting

-theme

-point of view (1st and 3rd person)

You will need to be able to summarize and answer questions about:

"The Lottery"

"The Possibility of Evil"

"What a Thought"

"Charles"

Other topics on the test may include:

-evil as a theme in Shirley Jackson's stories

-comparing other stories to Jackson's work

-reading a short story and answering questions about character, setting and plot

Due Date: 

Friday, January 9, 2015

Students in Grade 7 will be writing a test on Friday, January 9, 2015 based on the Ecosystem Unit we have completed. The following is an outline of what they need to know for the test.

Terms to Know:

-organisms

-biotic

-abiotic

-individual

-population

-community

-species

-habitat

-adaptation

-ecosystem

-weather

-climate

-biome

-biosphere

-hydrosphere

-lithosphere

-atmosphere

-food chain

-energy flow

-producers

-consumers

-decomposers

-herbivores

-carnivores

-omnivores

-succession

Topics included on the test:

-difference between biotic and abiotic

-ecosystems

-abiotic and biotic interactions

-types of biomes

-energy in food chains

-sample food chain (you have to make one)

-difference between primary and secondary succession

-biological classification

Due Date: 

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Students have been learning about persuasive writing in English class. They began writing paragraphs today about villain's points of view. The rough copies of these paragraphs need to be handed in tomorrow.

Due Date: 

Friday, December 5, 2014

Students in Grade 8/9 English need to complete questions 1-4 and 6-10 for the short story "The Possibility of Evil" by Shirley Jackson. Students have copies of the story and the questions in their English binders.

Due Date: 

Friday, December 5, 2014

Students were assigned the following questions for English 7 today. They are for homework and must be completed for tomorrow's class.

Students copied the questions down in their English binders.

The Wow! Reading Challenge has started for students in Grades 7-12 at Wagmatcookewey School!

This program was developed to foster a love of reading and to increase literacy levels all around the world.

Students are encourage to read as much as they can and take note of the pages they read on a daily basis.

Prizes will be awarded to students who read the most books!

 

Due Date: 

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

The following questions must be completed by Wednesday, December 3, 2014:


1) What is depression?

2) How is depression different than regular sadness?

3) What are some signs of depression?


4) Why is it that people with depression may not realize they are depressed?

5) Why do people get depressed?

6) What helps depression get better?

7) If a person is depressed, what are some things they should do to help themselves?

8) Write an acrostic poem for the word "Depression".

 

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