REMINDER: FRIDAY MARCH 25- GOOD FRIDAY, NO SCHOOL
MONDAY MARCH 28- EASTER MONDAY, NO SCHOOL
Substance Abuse Presentations: MARCH 22 and MARCH 23
*EMAIL YOUR PRESENTATIONS BEFORE MARCH 22*
Our Learning Skills Goal for this week will be to continue improving our Self Discipline 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 Thurs March 24.
Mathematics: we will be starting our new Fractions, Decimals & Percentages Unit. We will represent, compare and order fractions and decimals. We will solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division with simple fractions.
Literacy: we will be continuing 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.
Cycle 4 summary & reading response & Vocabulary activity due Tues March 29.
Science: We will continue our Fluids Unit focusing on fluid mechanics and density and buoyancy.
We will analyze how the properties of fluids are used in various technologies and we will assess the impact of these technologies on society and the environment.
Health: We will share our Substance Abuse Inquiry with our classmates. We will learn about the short term, long term side effects of various substances, and how it impacts an addict's life. We discuss how we can promote awareness when sharing our inquiry research in a powerpoint, or poster, or video.
On Thursday March 30, we will begin our Sexual Health Unit. A letter was sent home outlining important information regarding the topics that will be discussed during our Sexual Health lessons.
Physical Education: Day 1 & 3 we will continue 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 create 20 minute fitness routines that will consist of a warm up, 3 fitness circuits and a cool down.
First groups will begin instructing their fitness routines Wed March 9.
History: we will continue our Creating Canada History Unit. We will learn about the events and people that impacted Canada between 1850-1890.