Monday Morning Memo - May 4th

Monday Memo – La classe de M. Boyer

 

Good morning!  I hope everyone is doing well.  I can’t believe its May already! I’m continuing to expand our online meeting times as they are very successful, and it gives us a chance to go through the assignments together.  I find this very valuable and I’d rather spend the time teaching students directly than making video lessons.  If your child is unable to join a meet time and requires some extra assistance, let me know and we will find a solution.

 

My online meeting hours will be:

 

Tuesday: 

Grade 6 Math – 11am-12pm.  Grade 7 Math: 1pm-2pm.

Room code: Contact M. Boyer

 

Wednesday: Grade 6 French – 11am-12pm.  Grade 7 French 1pm-2pm.

Room code: Contact M. Boyer

 

Thursday: Grade 6 Social Studies 11am-12pm           Grade 7 Social Studies 2pm-3pm

Room code: Contact M. Boyer

 

Friday: Fun French Games: Grade 6: 11am-12pm  Grade 7: 1:00pm-2:00pm

Room code: Contact M. Boyer

 

IMPORTANT:  If your child is using a tablet or phone to do their work, I ask that you install a free app called “Explain Everything Whiteboard”.  We’ve been using Explain Everything to provide an extra layer of collaboration and interactivity during our meet times and it works really well.  If you are using a computer or laptop to connect you do not require the app.

 

Here are this week’s activities. 

 

 

Subject

Grade 6

Grade 7

Français

I’ve added 2 stories from this month’s Notre Monde to Google Classroom.  We will be reading through this together during our online time on Wednesday. Post to FreshGrade when done.

 

Students can start to make a storyboard of last week’s story on Storyboard That.  We’ll be editing the stories next week, so for now, just get a rough outline of your storyboard done.

I’ve added 3 stories from this month’s Notre Monde to Google Classroom.  We will be reading through this together during our online time on Wednesday.  Post to FreshGrade when done.

 

Students can start to make a storyboard of last week’s story on Storyboard That. We’ll be editing the stories next week, so for now, just get a rough outline of your storyboard done.

ELA

Due: Friday, May 8th

Where to find it: Google Classroom

Class: Writing 6/7

Code to join: Contact M. Boyer

Assignment: Story Ninja: Making Others Think What You Want Them to!

 

 

 

Same as grade 6.

Math

I’ve attached a series of 2 digit by 2-digit multiplication worksheets.  Please complete one per day. I’ve included the answer keys so that students can check their work. 

 

Complete Jump Math book 2 pages 211-215.  I’ve attached scans for those who don’t have their books.  We’ll be working through these pages together during our Tuesday meet.

 

 

I’ve attached a series of 2 digit by 2-digit multiplication worksheets.  Please complete one per day. I’ve included the answer keys so that students can check their work. 

 

Complete pages 17-19 from Jump Math 7 book 2.  I have provided scans for those who don’t have their books.  We’ll be working through these pages together during our Tuesday meet.

Phys. Ed

Continue to work on M. Nadon’s FreshGrade Activities

 

Same as grade 6.

Sciences Naturelles

Mme Lind has added the following activities to Google Classroom:
Les propriétés de l'air et les 4 forces du vol

Edpuzzle Forces of flight

Edpuzzle properties of air

 

Mme Lind has added the following activities to Google Classroom: 
La chaleur et la température: La chaleur peut transformer la matière

Edpuzzle | Thermal Expansion

Edpuzzle | The-Sci-Guys-Science-at-Home-SE2-EP10-Charless-Law-of-Ideal-Gases - 10Convert.com

 

Sciences Humaines

I’ve posted a link to an assignment on the Lebret Indian Industrial Residential School.   This is part of our participation in the Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack Legacy Schools program.  We will discuss this together on Friday.

Same as grade 6

Religion

May, Month of Mary –

I’ve created a new classroom called Religion 6/7 in Google Classroom and the assignment can be found there.  The classroom code is 2wpqg5v

 

 

Same as grade 6.

 

Extra work:

 

If your child is finished their work, here is a link to some optional supplemental learning activities.  The activities will change weekly, but the link will remain the same.

https://www.htcsd.ca/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=1096637&type=d&pREC_ID=1370643.

 

Music Monday:

There will be live Canadian music streaming all day on Monday, May 4th for Music Monday, including some songs in French.  I’ve attached a schedule in case your child would like to participate. 

 

The link to participate is: https://coalitioncanada.ca/musicmonday/en/home-2020-online/.

If the link doesn’t work, search for Music Monday on YouTube.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday Morning Memo - April 27th

Monday Memo – La classe de M. Boyer

 

Good morning!  I hope everyone is doing well.  This week’s Monday Memo will be a bit different.  I’ll be expanding my online class hours this week to have more contact with the students.   Feel free to pick and choose which sessions you would like your child to attend.

 

My online meeting hours will be:

 

Tuesday: 

Grade 6 Math – 11am-12pm.  Grade 7 Math: 1pm-2pm.

Room code: contact M. Boyer

 

Wednesday:

Grade 7 will finish correcting last week’s work together from 1pm-2pm

Room code: contact M. Boyer

 

Thursday: Grade 6 French – 11am-12pm.  Grade 7 French 1pm-2pm.

Room code: contact M. Boyer

 

Friday: Grade 6 Social Studies 11am-12pm            Grade 7 Social Studies 2pm-3pm

Room code: contact M. Boyer

 

Here are this week’s activities. 

 

 

Subject

Grade 6

Grade 7

Français

Make a list of 10 story ideas in Google Docs.  Pick your favourite idea and plan the elements listed in the attached rubric. Write a draft of your story that is between 400-600 words.   We will discuss our story ideas and get feedback from the class on Tuesday during our Google Meet. Drafts are due Friday. Next week, we will use Storyboard That to create the story.  Submit to FreshGrade. 

 

Continue to read every day.

Same as Grade 6, but your story should be between 500-700 words.  See the rubric for details.

ELA

Where to find it: Google Classroom

Class:Writing 6/7

Code to join: contact M. Boyer

 

Continue to read every day.

Same as grade 6.

Math

I’ve attached a series of division worksheets.  Please complete one per day. I’ve included the answer keys so that students can check their work. 

 

Complete Jump Math book 2 pages 204-210.  I’ve attached scans for those who don’t have their books.  We’ll be working  through these pages together during our Tuesday meet.

 

 

I’ve attached a series of division worksheets.  Please complete one per day. I’ve included the answer keys so that students can check their work. 

Complete pages 9-15 from Jump Math 7 book 2.  I have provided scans for those who don’t have their books.  We’ll be working through these pages together during our Tuesday meet.

Phys. Ed

Continue to work on M. Nadon’s FreshGrade Activities

 

Same as grade 6.

Sciences Naturelles

Mme Lind has added the following activities to Google Classroom: Test d’électricité

Mme Lind has added the following activities to Google Classroom:  Projet Final – Mélanges et Solutions, 3 Ed Puzzle assignments.

Sciences Humaines

I’ve posted a link to an assignment on the Regina Indian Industrial Residential School on Google Classroom.   This is part of our participation in the Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack Legacy Schools program.  We will discuss this together on Friday.

Same as grade 6

 

Extra work:

 

If your child is finished their work, here is a link to some optional supplemental learning activities.  The activities will change weekly, but the link will remain the same.

https://www.htcsd.ca/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=1096637&type=d&pREC_ID=1370643

 

Send a message to a senior in a care home: see Distance Makes Us Stronger attachment.

 

 

 

 

Monday Morning Memo - Week of April 20th

Monday Memo – Week of April 20th

 

Dear parents,

            I hope that everyone is doing well.  The Boyers have been doing great.  We’ve been watching lots of movies and playing lots of games. Annique has been beating me at darts lately, so I need to practice up!  We’re hoping that this week brings some nice weather so that we can get outside for a bit.  Maia is itching to try her new stunt kite again. 

 

            Here are this week’s learning activities.  Please note that next week, one of our activities will involve some reading about the Regina Indian Industrial School, a residential school that was open in the late 1800s.  There are some parts of this lesson that deal with difficult topics, but I want to include this learning to go with the activities that we’ve been doing as part of our participation in the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Legacy Schools program.  We’ll be adding to the map of Saskatchewan that the students will create this week, so make sure you hang on to it.

 

We will be using Google Meet to meet up online. I will be available the rest of the week via email from 8:25am-3:00pm.  If you need face to face help, we could set up a time to meet online apart from the hours listed above.

 

My online meeting hours will be:

 

Wednesday: 10am-11am – We will discuss and correct “le genre du nom” together.

Thursday: 1 pm-2pm – We will discuss grade 6 Math.

Friday: 2pm -3pm – We will discuss grade 7 Math.

 

 

 

 

Subject

Grade 6

Grade 7

Français

I’ve attached a worksheet – l’identification du genre.  I’ve attached a video to help students correct.  Please post this to FreshGrade for feedback.

 

Please read in French for 20 minutes a day.  Please see my previous email for a link to your child’s “Je lis” account or read any French book that you may have at home.

Same as grade 6.  Afterward, write a paragraph and circle all of the nouns.  Circle masculin nouns in blue and féminin in red. Please post this to FreshGrade for feedback.

Sciences Humaines

I’ve included a blank map of Saskatchewan.  Please find and add the following locations. Regina, Moose Jaw, Saskatoon, North Battleford, Prince Albert,

Lloydminster, Yorkton, Lake Diefenbaker, North Saskatchewan River, South Saskatchewan River, Saskatchewan River, Swift Current, Weyburn, Estevan, Meadow Lake

 

Post these to FreshGrade for Feedback.

 

Next week, we’ll start adding residential schools to the map and learning about them.

 

 

Same as grade 6.

Math

I’ve attached some basic multiplication facts worksheets.  Please complete one per day to keep your skills sharp. 

 

I’ve included NS6-57 to NS6-63, lessons relating to fractions for this week.  If your child needs help, we will be discussing them during my Google Meet times. 

 

 

 

 

I’ve attached some basic multiplication facts worksheets.  Please complete one per day to keep your skills sharp. 

 

I’ve included Jump Math NS7-55 to NS7-60, lessons relating to fractions and decimals for this week. If you child needs help, we will be discussing them during my Google Meet times. 

 

Religion

Learning Goals:

 

  • We are learning the meaning of human dignity.

  • We are learning how Catholic social justice principles call us to protect the human dignity of all people.

 

  1. Understanding Human Dignity

Reflect/Research/Answer the following questions:

  • What is human dignity?

  • How does God want me to treat other people?

  • Why am I called to love and serve others?

  • How does Jesus inspire me to live with love and respect the dignity of others?

  • What actions show love in my family, school, community, and world?

 

  1. Give examples:  We are called to treat one another with respect, love and support, and to defend and stand up for what is right and fair.  Can you think of an example where you have stood up for what was right and fair?  Can you think of a time when you witnessed someone else standing up for what was right and fair?

 

  1. Catholic Social Justice Principles

 

 

  • Human Dignity is the base for all other Catholic social justice principles. Are you familiar with any other Catholic social justice principles?

  • Do a quick search and write down the Catholic social justice principles.

 

 

Same as grade 6.

ELA

Please try and read every day for 20 minutes.

 

From Mme. Gagnon:

 

Due date:

Friday, April 24

 

Where to find and hand in Assignment:

Google Classroom

Class: Writing 6/7

Code to join: p37cjjq

 

Please join class on Google Classroom and complete assignment: 

Books, Songs, Movies are STORIES

 

 

Same as grade 6.

Sciences Naturelles

Mme Lind has posted some activities in Sciences Naturelles 6 in Google Classroom.  These are due April 27.

Mme Lind has posted some activities in Sciences Naturelles 7 in Google Classroom.  These are due April 27.

Ed. Physique

Check on FreshGrade for M. Nadon’s activities.

Check on FreshGrade for M. Nadon’s activities.

 

 

 

 

Thursday, April 9th

Dear parents,

Our first Google Meet was a success.  We were online for about 35 minutes.  We went over our day and played “Qui suis-je?”.  It was so good to see all of “my kids” again today.  Thanks for your help in getting everyone online. 

 

Today I also went into FreshGrade and looked at your child’s work.  I tried to leave comments for everyone who turned something in.  I especially enjoyed the videos the students posted about how they are spending their days.

 

I’d like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a happy Easter.  Thanks for your support over these past few weeks.  I was playing around with some new software today, and I made a little Easter message for everyone.  It isn’t perfect but I thought I should post it anyway.  I’ll be able to use the software to create lessons for the students over the break, so it was a nice way to try it out.

 

Take care! Be safe!

M. Boyer

 

 

Our First Google Meet!

Hi everyone,

 

We’re going to meet online on Google Meet at 2pm tomorrow.  As this is the first time, we’re going to take it slow and concentrate on speaking French and asking any questions that the students may have.  I’m sure there will be technical difficulties, so if that happens, please don’t worry.  We’ll get it working as quickly as we can.

 

Students are to log in to their HTCSD Google account and find Meet in the menu that looks like 9 little squares.

 

The meeting code will be (removed – contact M Boyer).  You will have received an email from Holy Trinity regarding the protocol for using Google Meet.  Please review this with your child prior to joining. 

 

Have a great evening!  Let me know if you have any questions.  I’m looking forward to seeing the class again tomorrow!

M. Boyer