Topic outline

  • General

    WELCOME TO

    DIVISION 8-5

    Mme Levesque

    Homeroom S107

    (clevesque@saanichschools.ca)

    Ph: 250-652-1135 ext. 219

    PLEASE NOTE : I teach the following classes Division 8-5: Science, Math, SS, PE, and Language Art

    Mr. Papich teaches French in our Homeroom

    Ms. Sam teaches SENCOTEN in S115

     

    If you want the criteria/instructions for any assignment/project listed below, please let me know 

    via my e-mail.

    • December


      December 2020

      EVERYDAY HOMEWORK: Read for at least 20 minutes. 

       Please have your child read aloud to you three to five times a week for a few minutes each time. Please ask your child questions about what they read (Who?, What?, Where?, Why?, When?, and How? are great questions)


      MONDAY

      TUESDAY

      PE Block 1

      WEDNESDAY

      PE Block 1

      Math: Skill Builder started today and due tomorrow

      THURSDAY


      FRIDAY

      PE Block 1: Run Day

      Math: Weekly Quiz today

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      1

      SS: Ancient Greece map coloured and questions answered with complete and complex sentences due today




       



      2

      Math: Skill Builder #4 and 5 due tomorrow


      LA: Greek Myths: Finish reading and fill in one "Myth Sheet" - due tomorrow

       

      3

      Math: Skill Builder #4 and 5 due today

      Weekly Math Quiz tomorrow on BEDMAS (no integers)


      LA: Greek Myths: Finish reading and fill in one "Myth Sheet" - due today


      4

      Weekly Math Quiz: BEDMAS

      THIS IS THE LAST WEEKEND TO GET  YOUR BARTERING FAIR ITEMS TOGETHER. Please be sure to get the "Okay!" from your parents for these items to leave the house forever.
      BARTERING FAIR ON THURSDAY, DEC. 10TH





       

      7 FAAS 2 STARTS TODAY

      DON'T FORGET: BARTERING FAIR ON THURSDAY


      8





      9

      Math: Skill Builder #6 and 7 due tomorrow 






      10

      BARTERING FAIR TODAY IN BLOCK 2 AND 3


      Math: Skill Builder #6 and 7 due today


      11

      Weekly Math Quiz Today




      14




      15



      16

      Math: Skill Builder #8 and 9 due tomorrow





      17

      Math: Skill Builder #8 and 9 due today





      18




      23

      WINTER BREAK STARTS. SEE YOU ON MONDAY, JAN 4, 2021






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      25

      MERRY CHRISTMAS and HAPPY NEW YEAR!!







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      • Topic 2


        NOVEMBER

        "LEST WE FORGET"

        "

        EVERYDAY HOMEWORK: Students need to read for at least 20 minutes every night. Please have your child read aloud to you three to five times a week for a few minutes each time. Please ask your child questions about what they read (Who?, What?, Where?, Why?, When?, and How? are great questions)


        MONDAY

        TUESDAY

        PE block 1

        WEDNESDAY

        PE block 1

        Math: Skill Builder day

        THURSDAY

        Math: Skill Builder assigned yesterday is due today

        FRIDAY - 

        PE block 1: 
        This is now Run Day, but if it is raining/snowing the run will be postponed. I want to keep the kids dry and comfortable for the whole day. Changing into PE strip is currently a challenge.

        Weekly Math Quiz

        2

        LA: 

        Due TODAY: All students need to finish reading their WW1 or WW2 or Holocaust novella (Students each picked one novella to read)


        Science: Periodic Table Quiz #2 on Thursday, Nov. 5. Students are to know the symbols for these elements:
        helium (He)
        lithium (Li)
        beryllium (Be)
        neon (Ne)
        magnesium (Mg)
        aluminium (Al)
        silicon (Si)
        chlorine (Cl)
        argon (Ar)
        calcium (Ca)


        3

        Math:

        Blue run due tomorrow: Orca book pg. 119 #5-30

        Black run due Thursday: Gr. 8 spiral pg 59 #1-9 (#5 is optional); pick 2 questions from 10 to 15.


        4

        Math:

        Black run due Thursday: Gr. 8 spiral pg 59 #1-9 (#5 is optional); pick 2 questions from 10 to 15.


        Skill Builder #10 due tomorrow


        5

        Weekly Math Quiz Tomorrow: On integers and median


        Science: PT #2 Quiz today. See Monday for the list of elemental symbols


        6

        Weekly Math Quiz: On integers and median


        9

        Sc: Periodic Table Quiz #3: Unusual Symbols: Friday, Nov. 13
        1. Na - sodium
        2. K - potassium ( a good review from #1)
        3. Fe - iron
        4. Cu - copper
        5. Ag - sliver
        6. W - tungsten
        7. Pt - platinum
        8. Au - gold
        9. Hg - mercury
        10. Pb - lead



        10

        Math: No Skill Builder this week

        Orca book: Exponents: pg. 19 #1-61. Most students finished and marked work in class.





        11

        NID for Remembrance Day: "LEST WE FORGET"




        12

        Math: "Cougar" book so the grade 7s received photocopies while the grade 8s have the "cougar" textbook. Pg. 5 in the textbook while the 7s have the photocopied paper with answer key. Most students finished in class and handed it in. Due tomorrow

        Weekly Math Quiz - tomorrow on exponents and mean

        Math: No Skill Builder this week


        Science - PT Quiz #3 tomorrow.

        13

        Math Weekly Quiz: Exponents and mean

        Sc: Periodic Table Quiz #3: Unusual Symbols: TODAY
        1. Na - sodium
        2. K - potassium ( a good review from #1)
        3. Fe - iron
        4. Cu - copper
        5. Ag - sliver
        6. W - tungsten
        7. Pt - platinum
        8. Au - gold
        9. Hg - mercury
        10. Pb - lead

        16

        16

        Science: Molecule Quiz Monday, 23rd. Students need to know the chemical formulas for: 

        water
        carbon dioxide
        methane
        sodium chloride (NaCl)
        carbon monoxide (CO)


        17


        18

        Math: Skill Builder 1 due tomorrow


        Science: Molecule Quiz Monday, 23rdStudents need to know the chemical formulas for: 

        water
        carbon dioxide
        methane
        sodium chloride (NaCl)
        carbon monoxide (CO)



        19

        Math: Skill Builder 1  due tomorrow




        20 No Math Quiz today

        PRO D DAY - Only teachers in session


        Science: Molecule Quiz Monday, 23rdStudents need to know the chemical formulas for: 

        water
        carbon dioxide
        methane
        sodium chloride (NaCl)
        carbon monoxide (CO)




        23

        LA: All Remembrance Day projects due FRIDAY

        Science: Molecule Quiz today. Students need to know the chemical formulas for: 

        water
        carbon dioxide
        methane
        sodium chloride (NaCl)
        carbon monoxide (CO)




        24



        25

        LA: All Remembrance Day projects due FRIDAY


        26

        Pizza Day order forms due by today

        SS: Ancient Greece map coloured and questions answers with complete and complex sentences - Due on Tuesday, Dec 1

        Math: BEDMAS assignment due tomorrow. Most students completed in class. Due tomorrow



        27 PIZZA DAY

        LA: All Remembrance Day projects due today

        Weekly Math Quiz: Words and Symbol; and BEDMAS today

        This weekend: GET  YOUR BARTERING FAIR ITEMS TOGETHER. Please be sure to get the "Okay!" from your parents for these items to leave the house forever.
        BARTERING FAIR ON THURSDAY, DEC. 10TH




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        • OCTOBER


          October

          EVERYDAY HOMEWORK: Read for at least 20 minutes

          THANK YOU :)

          PE with Mme Levesque: Run Day will now be the first, clear, PE day we have each week (blk 1 on Tues/Weds/Fri). With no change room access and limited bathroom space, one of my goals is to ensure students are dry for the whole day. Therefore, students should bring a change of clothing to class. We have LOTS of storage space. Students can change in the washrooms two at a time.


          MONDAY

          TUESDAY: PE/Band 1st Block

          WEDNESDAY - PE/Band 1st Block 

          THURSDAY

          Weekly Skill Builders done on Weds blk 3 and due Thurs blk 3

          FRIDAY - PE/Band 1st Block 

          Math Review Quiz Every Friday


















           



          1

          SS: Districts of BC quiz - Students have a study tool. Student pick 10 or more districts to locate and label - MONDAY






          2 PIZZA DAY

          SS: Districts of BC quiz - Students have a study tool. Student pick 10 or more districts to locate and label - MONDAY




          5

          SS: Districts of BC quiz - Students have a study tool. Student pick 10 or more districts to locate and label - TODAY


          LA: Final draft of Bucket Lists due on Wednesday not Tuesday

           

          SS: Uncoloured version of one's coat of arms due THURSDAY. 





          6

          LA: Final draft of Bucket Lists due on Wednesday not today

          LA: First draft of "My Favourite Quotes" assignment due Fri, Oct 9





          7

          LA: Final draft of Bucket Lists due TODAY





          8

          SS: Uncoloured version of one's coat of arms due today.


          SS:  First draft of written part of Coat of Arms due on Tues, 13


          Math: Quiz TOMORROW- Make a circle graph








          9

          LA: First draft of "My Favourite Quotes" assignment due TODAY

          Final, good copy of "Quotes" assignment due on Wed, Oct. 14

          Math: Quiz - Make a circle graph


          SS:  First draft of written part of Coat of Arms due on Tues, 13


          Completed Coat of Arms (shield and written portion) due on Fri, Oct. 16


           



          12

          HAPPY THANKSGIVING!







          13

          LA: Final, good copy of "Quotes" assignment due on Wed, Oct. 14


          SS:  First draft of written part of Coat of Arms due TODAY


          Completed Coat of Arms (shield and written portion) due on Fri, Oct. 16





           



           

          14 Early Dismissal



           


          15 Early Dismissal


          Completed Coat of Arms (shield and written portion) due on Fri, Oct. 16





           

          16

          Completed Coat of Arms (shield and written portion) due on TODAY






          19 LAST DAY TO ORDER PICTURES

          LA: First draft of personal "Quick Facts" due on Weds. This doc is now posted on our Google Classroom. All students' assignments will be handed in via our GC. 


          SC: Periodic Table quiz THURSDAY. Students need to know the elemental symbol for these ten elements:

          phosphorus

          sulphur

          oxygen

          hydrogen

          iodine

          nitrogen

          potassium

          boron

          carbon 

          fluorine







          20

          Math: Due tomorrow. Students had time to finish during class.
          Blue Run: "Orca" book: pg. 343#1-12 AND pg. 345 #1-9

          OR...
          Black Run: "Cougar" book: pg. 334 #1-11 AND 15a.



          LA: First draft of personal "Quick Facts" due TOMORROW. This doc is now posted on our Google Classroom. All students' assignments will be handed in via our GC. 









          21

          LA: First draft of personal "Quick Facts" due TODAY

          LA: Final, good copy of "Quick Facts" MONDAY


          Math Quiz tomorrow on RANGE, only.
          Skill Builders 6 and 7 due tomorrow

          SC: Periodic Table quiz TOMORROW. Students need to know the elemental symbol for these ten elements:

          phosphorus

          sulphur

          oxygen

          hydrogen

          iodine

          nitrogen

          potassium

          boron

          carbon 

          fluorine







          22

          Students Vote!


          LA: Final, good copy of "Quick Facts" MONDAY


          THIS WEEKEND, PUT ITEMS TOGETHER FOR YOUR AUTOBIOGRAPGHY POSTER. Mme has a poster paper for you but you need items like...
          - sticks
          - pictures (I can photocopy any originals)
          - any other embellishments

          BRING TO SCHOOL ON MONDAY

          Math: Quiz today on RANGE, only

          Skill Builders 6 and 7 due today


          SC: Periodic Table quiz today. Students need to know the elemental symbol for these ten elements:

          phosphorus

          sulphur

          oxygen

          hydrogen

          iodine

          nitrogen

          potassium

          boron

          carbon 

          fluorine




          23 Pro D Day

          BC Votes!


          THIS WEEKEND, PUT ITEMS TOGETHER FOR YOUR AUTOBIOGRAPGHY POSTER. Mme has a poster paper for you but you need items like...
          - sticks
          - pictures (I can photocopy any originals)
          - any other embellishments

          BRING TO SCHOOL ON MONDAY


          26 PIZZA ORDER FORMS WENT HOME TODAY


          LA: Final, good copy of "Quick Facts" due. 

          Today we will put all our Autobiography posters together. Remember: 

          Mme has a piece of poster paper for you.


          Due Next Monday: All students need to finish reading their WW1 or WW2 or Holocaust novella as we will have literature circles.



          27 PHOTO RETAKES




          28

          Math: Skill Builders #8 and 9 due tomorrow. 

          Friday's Weekly quiz: mode


          29 Last day to hand in your pizza order

          Math: Skill Builders #8 and 9 due today

          Due on Tuesday: Blue/Orca pg. 61 #1-26
          Gr. 8 spiral textbook pg. 57 #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, & 7


          LA: Students' Autobiography posters look fantastic!!!!

          Due Monday: All students need to finish reading their WW1 or WW2 or Holocaust novella as we will have literature circles. (Students each picked one novella to read)


          30 Pizza Day

          Weekly Math Quiz: Topic is "mode"

          Science: Periodic Table Quiz #2 on Thursday, Nov. 5. Students are to know the symbols for these elements:
          helium (He)
          lithium (Li)
          beryllium (Be)
          neon (Ne)
          magnesium (Mg)
          aluminium (Al)
          silicon (Si)
          chlorine (Cl)
          argon (Ar)
          calcium (Ca)

          Math: 

          Due on TuesdayBlue/Orca pg. 61 #1-26
          Gr. 8 spiral textbook pg. 57 #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, & 7


          LA: Students' Autobiography posters look fantastic!!!!

          Due Monday: All students need to finish reading their WW1 or WW2 or Holocaust novella as we will have literature circles.

          (Students each picked one novella to read)


          • Sept 2020


            SEPTEMBER

            WELCOME BACK!

            This Teacher Page is the the number one place to visit everyday.

            EVERYDAY HOMEWORK: Read for at least 20 minutes

            THANK YOU :)

            Google Classroom code: 
            e5hecfb


            MONDAY

            TUESDAY - Blk 1:PE: Run Day- Wear your PE strip to class


            WEDNESDAY- PE blk 1- Wear your PE strip to class

            THURSDAY

            FRIDAY -PE blk 1- Wear your PE strip to class

            14

            Due tomorrow:

            1. PE Blk 1 - Please come to school in your strip. 

            Many students have already brought in the following. Thank you. 

            2. All your supplies 

            3. A baby photo. I will copy originals and send home asap

            4. "Partners In Education" questionnaire

            5. Daily Health Check 



            15 

            LA: 

            1."Fingerprint" answers to questions about yourself -DUE FRIDAY. 

            2. Good copy of any 10 of these answers DUE MONDAY



            16

            17 Early Dismissal at 1:33


            LA: 

            1."Fingerprint" answers to questions about yourself -DUE TOMORROW. 

            2. Good copy of any 10 of these answers 

             DUE MONDAY



            18 STUDENT PAPERWORK PACKAGES WENT HOME TODAY. PLEASE LOOK OVER, MAKE CORRECTIONS, AND FILL IN (WHERE APPLICABLE)

            SS: World Map Quiz on Monday. Students have a study map to prepare


            LA: This weekend, start gathering pictures and "bling" to add to your autobiography poster


            LA: 

            1."Fingerprint" answers to questions about yourself -DUE TODAY. 

            2. Good copy of any 10 of these answers 

             DUE MONDAY





            21

            STUDENT PAPERWORK PACKAGES WENT HOME ON FRIDAY. PLEASE LOOK OVER, MAKE CORRECTIONS, AND FILL IN (WHERE APPLICABLE)


            SS: World Map Quiz on TODAY. 

            Students have a study map to prepare


            LA: 

             1. Good copy of any 10 "fingerprint"answers 

             DUE TODAY

            2. Final, good copy of fingerprint assignment due WEDNESDAY









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            23 Please join Div 8-5 Google Classroom code: e5hecfb

            STUDENT PICTURE DAY

            SS: Canadian provinces, territories, and capital cities quiz on Friday. This time, students will be given a word bank. Students' Canada map was returned today. Students can also use the Internet to review.


            LA: 

            Final, good copy of fingerprint assignment due TODAY




            24 Please join Div 8-5 Google Classroom code: e5hecfb


            Quiz tomorrow on long division with no remainders, LCM, and GCF


            Quiz: Canadian provinces, territories, and capital cities quiz on Friday. This time, students will be given a word bank


            Sc: Safety mind map due tomorrow


            SS: Districts of BC due tomorrow


            25

            Quiz today: SS: Canadian provinces, territories, and capital cities quiz on Friday. This time, students will be given a word bank. 



            Quiz today on long division with no remainders, LCM and GCF


            Sc: Safety mind map due TODAY


            SS: Districts of BC due TODAY


            28

            NID - Students Not In Session


            29 

            Math: Common Number Sense Clues: 4 clues with 4 sentences each. Students either finished this assignment in class or have a very good start. 
            DUE TOMORROW

            PIZZA ORDER FORMS WERE GIVEN OUT TODAY AND ARE DUE BY THURSDAY FOR PIZZA ON FRIDAY

            DON'T FORGET: ORANGE SHIRT DAY ON TOMORROW


            LA: First draft of "Bucket List" due tomorrow. 






            30 ORANGE SHIRT DAY


            Math: Skill Builder 1 due tomorrow


            PIZZA ORDER FORMS WERE GIVEN OUT TODAY AND ARE DUE BY THURSDAY FOR PIZZA ON FRIDAY


            LA: First draft of "Bucket List" due TODAY. 


            Math: Common Number Sense Clues: 4 clues with 4 sentences each. Students either finished this assignment in class or have a very good start. 
            DUE TODAY




            PIZZA ORDERS AND $$ DUE TODAY


            Math: Skill Builder 1 due TODAY








            2 PIZZA DAY!