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All classes read 20 mins. and record

6E - All poems due on Thursday, December 8th

       Quiz on Simile, Metaphor and Personification on Thursday


6/7 L / 7A / 7E / 7/8L  - Get poetry books and figures of speech test signed. 

                                   Reading response entry (1) due Friday ( Making Connections)


December Social is on Thursday, December 15th

Posted: November 28, 2016


Read 20 mins. and record - All Classes  

6/7L / 7A / 7E / 7/8L - Get Book Talk and Figures of Speech Test signed.

6E - Finish Diamonte for Wednesday and Haiku for Friday

      Review Simile, Metaphor and Personification for Friday   


Posted: November 20, 2016


Read 20 mins. and record - All Classes

6/7 L / 7A / 7E / 7/8 l - Poetry Books due Wednesdaay ( Cover Page, Free Verse, Tanka, VIP and Five Senses Poems)

                                     Figuarative Language Test Friday ( Similes, Metaphors, Personification, Hyperbole and Onomatopeia)

6E - Be ready to present book talk on assigned day

      Poetry Cover Page and Cinquian due Friday


7A ( Homeroom) - Return report card signed and envelope     


All classes read 20 mins. and record

Poetry Unit ( Class 6/7L , 7E , 7A and 7/8L )

Cover Page and Tanka ( Good Copy) due Wednesday

Review Simile, Metaphor and Personification  

Finish Personification sheet - Tuesday


Class 6E - Book Talk Presentations start on Wednesday. Be ready

to present on your assigned day. Finish poetry cover page and cinquain

poem for Wednesday.  

Homeroom ( 7A) - Report cards go home Tuesday. They need to be signed and

returned on Wednesday. Parent-teacher is Thursday evening and Friday morning.


All classes read 20 minutes and record in reading log duo-tang.

No reading response entries due this week.

Poetry Unit - 6/7 L  / 7A / 7E  / 7/8 L

Finish cover page, and good copy of Remembrance Day Poem and Tanka for Wednesday.

6E - Cover page and Remembrance Day poem due Thursday

7A ( Homeroom) - Have skates ready and sharpened with helmet for Thursday. We will be skating from

10:15 - 11:15. Also, our Remembrance Day service will be held at 9:00 a.m. in the gym.

Posted: October 30, 2016


All classes read 20 mins. and record nightly

No Reading Response Journal Entries due this week

Book Talks - Be ready to present on your assigned day and hand in three book talk questions

and answers. ( Grade 7 and 8 classes only)

Poetry Unit - Finish cover page and draft ( Remembrance Day Poem ) for Friday 


Read 20 minutes and record ( All Classes).

7E/ 7/8L - Reading Response Journal Entries ( 2) due Friday.

Book Talks - These will begin on Wednesday for all classes,

with the exception of 6E. Be ready to present on your assigned

day with your book.

6E - Memoir presentations ( Monday - Wednesday ) 

All classes read 20 mins. and record on log sheet

6/7/L / 7A/ 7E and 7/8L - Be ready to present and hand in memoirs on your assigned day.

6E - Memoir draft due Wednesday, October 12th

7E / 7/8L  - Reading Response Entry ( 1) - Due Friday, October 14th

Posted: September 29, 2016


 Class 6E - Read 20 mins. and record - Bring Log in

               Finish three paragraphs of body ( memoir)


 Class 6/7L, 7A, 7E and 7/8L-   Read 20 mins. and record - Bring log in

                                              Finish draft of memoir

7E - Finish Reading Response Entries ( 2)



7A ( Homeroom)  - Bring in food for "Food For Friends" food drive 

Posted: September 27, 2016


Class 6E/ 6/7L/ 7A - Read 20 mins. and record

                               Finish first two paragraphs of body of Memoir

Class 7E/ 7/8L  -  Read 20 mins. and record

                          Finish first two paragraphs of body of Memoir

                          Reading Response Entries (2) - Due Friday


Note : 7A Homeroom - Bring $ 1 - Terry Fox Fundraiser

                                   Food For Friends Food Drive - Bring in canned items please