MASSEY GRADE 9 COURSE SELECTION AND REGISTRATION FEE DUE WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 24!
Our Learning Skills Goal for this week will be improving our Initiative learning skills and work habits.
Please keep track of your progress using your "How is it "Goal"ing?" Graph. I will collect your completed Goal Graphs Friday February 26.
Mathematics: we are continuing our Surface Area and Volume unit. We will describe examples of how volume and capacity and surface area are used in real-life. We will find the relationship between the area of the base, the height and the volume of cylinders. We will find the surface area and volume of cylinders.
Tues Feb 23- Find 3 cylindrical objects at home and measure and calculate the surface area of each object.
Literacy: we will be starting our Independent Novel Study. We will have 4 cycles (weeks) to complete the selected reading for each cycle and assignments (Reading Response, Summary and Choice of a Word Activity). Please keep track of your reading response questions in your booklet.
we will begin our Syrian Welcome Tote Bag project by creating our brochures and one page translation information sheet.
Science: We will begin our Fluids Unit focusing on fluid mechanics and density and buoyancy.
Health: We will be working on our Healthy Living: Keeping Yourself Safe Unit. We will make connections among potentially dangerous situations, violent behaviours, and substance abuse, and relate how these choices and behaviours affect our healthy and well-being. We will create a public service announcement that will analyze the impact of violent behaviours and the role of support services in preventing violence.
Physical Education: Day 1 & 3 we will begin our Comprehension of Fitness Concepts unit. We will apply personal skills and critical and creative thinking skills as we demonstrate an understanding of the importance of being active, including factors that motivate us to be active. We will apply self monitoring skills and critical and creative thinking skills as we assess and monitor our level of health-related fitness and recognize how health-and skill-related components of fitness can be improved using training principles. We will monitor our fitness levels for developing cardio-respiratory fitness.
History: we will continue our Creating Canada History Unit. We will use learn about the events and people that impacted Canada between 1850-1890.