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Posted: January 11, 2011

Welcome Back, Folks!   Period 1 - Writing 110 Today we looked at an assessment example and critiqued it according to your writing traits. We will be continuing this tomorrow as we ran out of time today to finish up!   Period 2 - Math 9 We began reviewing for your exam in today's class. Please complete the first questions from your notes from today (surface area of a cylinder, I believe..). Notes are attached!   Period 4 - English 10 We started up today's class with a poem "Those Winter Sundays" and answered a few questions. You were given a packet on analyzing a poem and given the poem "My Papa's Waltz". For tomorrow, please read through the poem a couple of times and begin your analysis by following the step-by-step instructions from your packet!   Period 6 - English 10 We started up today's class with a poem "Those Winter Sundays" and answered a few questions. Tomorrow, we will begin comparing and contrasting two poems.
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Posted: December 20, 2010

Period 1 - Writing 110 If you did not hand in your Expository Essays today, please have them for tomorrow!   Period 2- Math 9 Unit 4 Linear Relations Test is tomorrow!     Period 4 - English 10 You all did GREAT today at Ian Baillie! :) The staff were VERY impressed! Great work!
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Posted: December 17, 2010

Period 1 - Writing 110 Your Expository Essays are due at the end of class on Monday  Period 2 - Math 9 Unit 4 Linear Relations Test will be on Tuesday, December 21st. We will be doing review on Monday!  Period 4 - English 10 We will be going to Ian Baillie on Monday! Don't forget to bring your books, candy canes, and Christmas flare! We will be meeting in my room at 12:00 sharp!!  Period 6 - English 10 Please have your American Pie Assignment done for Monday's class!

Posted: December 13, 2010

Period 1 - Writing 110Today, we began writing our expository essays. Please have them checked over as you work through it so we can get these great! Period 2 - Math 9Quiz on Linear Relations tomorrow!The quiz will have everything we have done so far in this unit on it. The review is on page 181 of the textbook. Period 4 - English 10Today, we began our Poetry unit and looked at Literal and Figurative Language (Fonzi's been cloned!)Reminder: We will be working on your Christmas Stories on THURSDAY so we are ready for the big day on Monday! Period 6 - English 10Today we worked on a Christmas Project. We will be beginning our Poetry Unit in tomorrow's class!

Posted: December 9, 2010

Period 1 - Writing 110  Today you began your outline for Expository writing. This essay will be due at the end of next week!   Period 2 - Math 9 We began looking at other equations for Linear Relations today. You will have a QUIZ on Tuesday!   Period 4 - English 10 Come prepared to work on your Christmas Stories tomorrow!

Posted: December 6, 2010

Period 1 - Writing 110 Have your Expository Essay activity done for tomorrow!   Period 2 - Math 9 Today we began section 2 of the Linear Relations unit. Please complete Questions 4, 5, 7, 8 on page 170-171.    Period 4 - English 10 Your Short Story Project is due TOMORROW at the beginning of class! Your short story TEST will be Thursday, December 9th! We will be doing a review for the test on Wednesday!   Period 6 - English 10 Your Short Story Project is due TOMORROW at the beginning of class! Your short story TEST will be Wedneday, December 8th! We will be doing a review for the test on Tuesday!    

Posted: December 2, 2010

Period 1 - Writing 110 Please have your Narrative Essay ready to be revised for tomorrow Period 2 - Math 9 Complete questions 10 -12 on pages 159-60 Period 4 - English 10 You will be working on your Christmas Stories tomorrow in class so make sure you come prepared! Your Short Story project is due Tuesday, December 7th! Your Christmas Stories are due December 16th! Period 6 - English 10 You will be working on your Short Story Project tomorrow in class so make sure you come prepared with what you need! Your Short Story project is due Tuesday, December 7th!

Posted: November 30, 2010

Period 1 - Writing 110Today you continued working on your Narrative Essay. You should all be ready to have your essays self and peer evaluated for tomorrow so you can begin your corrections and your final copy.Period 2 - Math 9Your Unit 3 Rational Numbers test was today! Tomorrow, we will be looking at the next unit: Linear Equations!Period 4 & 6 - English 10This week, you will be working on your Short Story Unit Project. Remember to bring in any materials you will need to work on your project in class. You will be getting your proposals back from me tomorrow, then you can get to work!Your Project is due Tuesday, December 7th!

Posted: November 25, 2010

Period 1 - Writing 110 Today, we continued working on our Narrative Essay about the episode of "The MIddle" that we watched on Monday. Tomorrow, you will be self & peer evaluating the essays.   Period 2 - Math 9 Today we began reviewing for the Rational Numbers Test, which will be on Tuesday, November 30th!   Period 4 - English 10 Please have the last page of your "Mr. Know All" question packet completed for tomorrow. You will be working on your Christmas stories tomorrow!   Period 6 - English 10 Please complete the Assesment question from your "Mr Know All" question packet for tomorrow's class!

Posted: November 24, 2010

Period 2 - Math 9 From pages 140-142, complete the following: Choose 2 parts from each of the following Questions:3, 4, 6, 7, 12 Choose 2 of the following Questions:8, 9, 10, 11 Choose 1 of the following Questions:17, 18 Reminder: Your Unit 3 Rational Numbers Test will be on Tuesday, November 30th.   Period 4 & 6 - English 10 Please complete the second page from your "Mr Know All" Question Packet (series of events).

Posted: November 22, 2010

Period 1 - Writing 110Today we watched an episode of "The Middle", which you will be writing a narrative essay on. You began your brainstorming and plan for the essay in class. Period 2 - Math 9Today we worked on Dividing Rational Numbers. Please complete the Dividing Rational Numbers Assignment for tomorrow's class! Period 4 & 6Today we read "Mr. Know All". Please complete questions 1- 4 from the "Let's get started" section of your question packet.

Posted: November 18, 2010

*Tomorrow is Green and Gold day! Bring a toonie (or 2 loonies!) to watch the Girls' Varsity Basketball Game!   Period 1 - Writing 110 Please complete marking your TV Letters for tomorrow's class. Period 2 - Math 9 Complete question 9-16 for tomorow's class.  

Posted: November 17, 2010

Period 1 - Writing 110 Today in class, I gave you an example of an essay written for the provincial assessment and you became the marker! Please complete the rubric for tomorrow's class. Don't forget to give the essay a final mark!   Period 2 - Math 9 We worked on Multiplying Rational Numbers in class today. The notes are attached. Please complete questions 3 - 8 on page 127-128 for tomorrow's class!   Period 4 & 6 - English 10 After reading "The Cop and the Anthem", I showed you a video that delivered the story in a different way. We then compared and contrasted the plot of the two stories in a Venn Diagram. Links to the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tg2Fnj84GS4&feature=BF&list=QL&index=1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-E3YMBActI&feature=BF&list=QL&index=2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNeTaV6XHnk&feature=BF&list=QL&index=3 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebTb2tINEAw&feature=BF&list=QL&index=4  
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Posted: November 15, 2010

Period 1 - Writing 110 Today we began looking at the marking process for the Provincial Assessment. Tomorrow, you will be the markers!!   Period 2 - Math 9 Rational Numbers Quiz tomorrow! Please complete your Mid-Unit Review on page 101.   Period 4 - English 10 Today you created Bloom's taxonomy questions for "The Cop and the Anthem". We will be answering these questions in class tomorrow!   Period 6 - English 10 Please complete the "The Cop and the Anthem" Questions for tomorrow's class.

Posted: November 9, 2010

Period 2 - Math 9 Today, we began Section 3.3 - Subtracting Rational Numbers. We will be continuing this section tomorrow. You will have a quiz next Tuesday!   Period 4 - English 10 Read "The Cop and the Anthem" for tomorrow's class!   Period 6 - English 10 Today, you worked on your Character Analysis' from "A Cap for Steve" We will be working on them again tomorrow. This assignment will be due on Friday, November 12th.  
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