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6 Weeks to the End of Semester

This quarter does not seem to be so much a bout transformation but acceleration; we get back from the October and there are only 6 weeks to go! Important Items (Assessments) Coming: Task 1: Poetic Brain Frame is due on Friday, November 14 at 3pm. Task 2: Poetry form 3 Side Essay/Analysis is due on […]

A New Quarter: Transformations

Welcome to the second quarter of grade 8. Our overarching concept for this quarter within all of our core subjects will be transformations. In English class we will explore the transformative power of words and how they can change their own meanings, and our minds.  We will be looking through the lens of poetry to […]

Week 8: A CWW Short Week

The first quarter is rapidly coming to a close- as usual, there is much to do, and little time left! On our educational radar now: 1. This week we have our final quiz on the literary terms; the first class of the week will be taken up with this task. 2. The memoirs are well on […]

Week 7: September 15-19

Another 5 Day Week… is a great thing. I hope that I can say that powerschool has opened seamlessly for you and the numbers are making perfect sense. There just a few items that I would like to clarify for you on our assessment categories; I will include a short presentation in my next blog […]

EH Week 3 Transformation (November 4-8)

Welcome back from your autumnal break- I hope everyone is recharged and ready to go. We have only 6 weeks until the end of semester- and many things to do. Here is a simple list of the larger assignments and due dates for the remainder of our time with Transformation: Task 1: Creating a ‘Things […]

EH Starting the Year in Grade 8 English

I would like to welcome all of my grade 8 students and parents to a new year at ISM. There have been many questions about schedules, reading, homework, seating arrangements… and much more. I will try to keep you up to date on what we are doing -and when- by using this blog as our […]