<![CDATA[Ms V's Class Blog - Blog]]>Mon, 07 Dec 2015 19:15:31 -0800Weebly<![CDATA[Tuesday, November 24]]>Tue, 24 Nov 2015 22:02:03 GMThttp://msvhdstafford.weebly.com/blog/tuesday-november-24Today was marks cutoff however I was away yesterday/CMM was down so I have given students an extra day to complete missing work. Please get in your missing work TOMORROW!

This week we will be finishing off our Science and French units

Science - Adopt an Element
Students adopted a scientific element and are in the process of becoming experts on their assigned element. On Friday they will present what they learned to the class

--> Re-Quiz Tomorrow on Solutions and Mixtures!

French - Comme Moi
Students are writing a story about themselves, and will be reading to their peers on Friday




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<![CDATA[Adopt an Element Project]]>Tue, 17 Nov 2015 17:21:05 GMThttp://msvhdstafford.weebly.com/blog/adopt-an-element-projectOn Wednesday (November 18) we will be starting a Science project called "Adopt an Element"

Here are some helpful links that will help you with your project (which will be explained in class)


http://www.chemicool.com/
http://www.webelements.com/atoms.html
http://education.jlab.org/itselemental/
http://chemistry.about.com/library/blperiodictable.htm
http://www.periodictable.com/
http://www.ptable.com/
http://www.infoplease.com/periodictable.php
http://www.rsc.org/periodic-table/
http://chemmac1.usc.edu/java/ptable/ptable.html

http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/applets/a2.html

http://theodoregray.com/periodictable/
http://www.chemicalelements.com/show/name.html]]>
<![CDATA[Marks Cutoff + Homework this week]]>Tue, 17 Nov 2015 17:17:55 GMThttp://msvhdstafford.weebly.com/blog/marks-cutoff-homework-this-weekMARKS CUTOFF WILL BE TUESDAY NOVEMBER 24, 2015 --> ALL LATE WORK NEEDS TO BE DONE BY THIS DAY!

Science - Mixtures Quiz on Wednesday (November 18)
  • know your vocab from chapter 5 so far
  • be able to classify mixtures as mechanical, suspensions, emulsions or solutions

Math - Adding + Subtracting Fractions Quiz on Friday (November 20)
  • Know how to find a common denominator
  • Adding and subtraction fractions with different denominators 
  • Converting fractions to lowest terms
  • Please see me before Friday if you are having trouble with common denominators

Friday, November 20 - Half Day, pickup at lunch
Tuesday, November 24 - Early Dismissal (1:30)

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<![CDATA[Thursday, November 5]]>Thu, 05 Nov 2015 17:21:27 GMThttp://msvhdstafford.weebly.com/blog/thursday-november-5VSO FIELD TRIP - Friday, November 6
-please arrive at school ON TIME as we leave at 8:45 am SHARP
-bring a lunch or money for a lunch
-dress for the weather - we will be walking outside 
-come directly to your homeroom in the morning (not explorations)
-if you have a hockey jersey feel free to wear it :)
-permission forms MUST BE IN for you to come on the field trip

Science - CYU Page 136 #1-5 Due Thursday, November 12
-Comics are OVERDUE - please get them in ASAP

Math - Page 55 #3-5, 7-9 Due Tuesday, November 10

​Missing work - report cards are due in 3 weeks, so please get your missing work in ASAP]]>
<![CDATA[Monday, November 2]]>Mon, 02 Nov 2015 23:37:21 GMThttp://msvhdstafford.weebly.com/blog/monday-november-2Hope everyone had a great Halloween! 

Science - comic strips were due on FRIDAY. Please hand in your hard copy or bring your USB for me to upload onto my computer (or e-mail it to me at avannieuwkerk@sd35.bc.ca

Math - Equivalent Fraction worksheet + Mixed Fraction worksheet - Due Tuesday, November 3
We are moving onto adding and subtracting fractions so please make sure you understand equivalent fractions and common denominators 

Parent Teacher Interviews - please sign up for parent teacher interviews at www.hdsms.schoolappointments.com 

VSO Trip - On Friday we will be attending the VSO. Permission forms are due TUESDAY NOVEMBER 3

Missing work - please make sure you are checking CMM to see if you are missing work. We are less than a month away from report cards, so we need to get missing work done and handed in!
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<![CDATA[Parent Teacher Interviews]]>Wed, 28 Oct 2015 15:20:14 GMThttp://msvhdstafford.weebly.com/blog/parent-teacher-interviewsParent teacher interviews are next week on Wednesday, November 6. Please sign up at www.hdsms.schoolappointments.com ]]><![CDATA[Math]]>Wed, 28 Oct 2015 15:16:33 GMThttp://msvhdstafford.weebly.com/blog/mathOn Tuesday we started our new fraction unit, and discussed different ways to compare fractions
Page 47 #1-3, 7 is due on THURSDAY. 

On Thursday we will go into more detail on common denominators, lowest terms and equivalent fractions.]]>
<![CDATA[Thursday October 22]]>Thu, 22 Oct 2015 20:59:25 GMThttp://msvhdstafford.weebly.com/blog/thursday-october-22PRO D DAY FRIDAY - Enjoy your day off :)
COLLABORATION AFTERNOON MONDAY - Student dismissal at 1:30
Haunted House - starts Monday night 

Art - Van Gogh Interpretations - Due next week in your Art Block
Please ask to borrow pastels if you need to finish at home

Science - Due date of Comic changed to FRIDAY OCTOBER 30
You will have one more class period (Wednesday) to work on your properties of matter comic

Science - CYU page 121 #1-7 was due Tuesday (October 20), please finish this weekend if you have not handed it in yet


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<![CDATA[REMIND ]]>Tue, 20 Oct 2015 20:04:32 GMThttp://msvhdstafford.weebly.com/blog/remindIn order to keep students up to date and accountable, I will be sending out reminders for big events/due dates. If you would like to be kept in the loop, please click on the link at the top of the page that says "REMIND" and add yourself to the group. You can choose to add your phone if you would like texts, or your e-mail if you prefer. This service is completely one sided, and is done through a protected website, so I will be the only one able to send out reminders through the service. ]]><![CDATA[Science + Art]]>Tue, 20 Oct 2015 19:55:15 GMThttp://msvhdstafford.weebly.com/blog/science-art
Art - Van Gogh Interpretation due WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 28, 2015

Science - Properties of Matter Comic
Today students started a comic on the properties of matter. This is their end of unit project, and they will have 3 class periods to work on it (Tues/Wed/Thurs).
Today students worked on their draft which needs to be completed for class on Wednesday. 

Due WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 28 2015]]>