Monthly Archives: May 2011

Stanley Cup Predictions…

Who will win the Stanley Cup (Vancouver or Boston)? In how many games (4, 5, 6, 7)? Which player will win the Conn Smythe Trophy (playoff MVP)?

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Desk Dump Coming Soon

Hi Class! June 1st is coming soon. You will be emptying your desk, storing materials in your locker, and bringing them to and from the class on a daily basis as a practice for Grade 8. What do you think … Continue reading

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Electronic Influences

Hi Class! Does watching television, playing video games, and surfing the Internet influence your behaviour? Is the influence positive, negative or both? Explain your answer with specific personal connections (examples).

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Wish You Were Here

Hi Class! If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you be? Explain what is appealing about the place you have chosen by making personal connections.

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Suggestions Please…

Hi Class! Please pass along your suggestions to improve our most recent unit on puberty. What was helpful/unhelpful? Were the booklets useful or not? Do you prefer videos or discussions and activities or both? Your answers will not be posted, … Continue reading

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Spelling Sentences…

Hi Class! Rather than use Open Office Writer for this week’s spelling sentences, complete them as a response to this thread. Here are the questions to answer: What would you do if you awoke and discovered that you had traveled … Continue reading

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What if…

Hi Class! Complete at least one of the following what if statements (be sure to develop your answer with several sentences): What if cows gave root beer instead of milk? What if it rained cats and dogs? What if you … Continue reading

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A Picture Says…

Hi Class! Share your thoughts regarding the artwork below.

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Spaceships

Hi Class! This morning the space shuttle Endeavour blasted off for its final mission. Here’s a link if you want to see it or read about it. Answer at least one of the following questions with specific personal connections. Would … Continue reading

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Fill in the Blanks

Hi Class! Complete the following sentence starters: The best thing about ______ is _______. The worst thing about _______ is _______. If only I could _______, then I would _______. Be sure to explain your answers. Your response should explain … Continue reading

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