April 11

Poetry 8

English 8 Tags 8-6 and 8-9: Since Spring Break we have completed  2 poems and a review activity which have been submitted and marked. If you are missing any of these three assignments please get them done as soon as possible: Onomatopoeia Poems ( 2), Colour Symbolism Poem and the Group Work Poetry Review.

Tag 8-6: The good copies of your Free Verse Imagery Poem and your 4 Haiku are due by Friday, April  13:) Also, a reminder that Tag 8-6 will be working with our Poetry Buddies in Mrs. Turnbull’s class on Tuesday, April 17.

March 7

Crusade Brochures

Tag 8-6: The good copy of your Crusade Brochure is due Friday or Monday for bonus marks or on Tuesday, March 13 at the latest.

Tag 8-9: The good copy of your Crusade Brochure is due Monday or Tuesday for bonus marks or by Wednesday, March 14 at the latest.

Also, students from both tags should make sure they have handed in Worksheets”I” and “J” before Spring Break:)

 

February 22

Socials 8

Tag 8-6: Please make sure that the questions and the map for worksheet “I” are completed by Tuesday, Feb 27.

French 8

The Francophone Countries of the World Project should be finished by Monday, Feb. 26. We will start class presentations on Wednesday, Feb. 28.

February 9

English 8  The Outsiders Test

Tag 8-6 : The test for The Outsiders will be on Tuesday, Feb. 13

Tag 8-9:  The test for The Outsiders will be on Friday, Feb. 16

  1. Review the chapter questions for the novel
  2. Review the End of the Novel questions
  3. Be prepared to write 2 paragraphs ( your choice) on the following topics:
  • Choice 1: Write a paragraph explaining who you think is the real hero of the story: Johnny, Ponyboy, Dallas or Darry
  • Choice 2: Write a paragraph explaining how Ponyboy grows up and changes for the better during the novel. What does he learn which makes him more mature?
  • Choice 3: Write a paragraph explaining how some of the greasers and Socs where able to bridge the gap between their gangs. Also explain what things/issues were still keeping them apart

February 7

Socials 8  Ch. 10 Packages and Ch.10 test coming Up!

Tag 8-6 and Tag 8-9: Your Ch. 10  Homework Package ( Worksheets DEFGH) is due Friday, February 9:)

Tag 8-6: The Ch. 10 test is on Wednesday, Feb. 14. Please use the study guide and flash cards  provided. One hour of review is recommended the night before the test.

Tag 8-9: The Ch. 10 test is on Monday, Feb. 19. Please use the study guide and flash cards  provided. One hour of review is recommended the night before the test.

 

 

 

February 6

English 8

Tag 8-6: The good copy of the comparison/contrast paragraph on The Outsiders is due tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 6

Tag 8-9: The good copy of the comparison/contrast paragraph on The Outsiders is due tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 6 or Friday, Feb.9