I posted this news story on account of the really strong discussions we have been having in class. When the Federal Government came out with the recent policy on who could and could not come into Canada from Syria, a few of the class mentioned that Alan Kurdi's Dad would now be a single father, as a result of the tragic incidents on the boat back in September. It seems as though The Fifth Estate is now exploring the complexities of this story a little more.
Good thinking, Grade 7s.
An inspirational bit of information, from a colleague at The Grove Community School. Applies to the photographers of life, which I suppose, we all are:
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The Grade 7s are doing some review of some Grade 6 work in Long Division. While we are not quite at the 4 digit divided by 2 digit questions, we are getting there. Here are some homework review questions we did with 7B this morning.
Avery mentioned that the same guy who gave some advice on Multiplication offered a few videos on Long Division. I posted them.
Another example from an approach posted in one of the preceding photos. It is accompanied with an explanation:
The Grade 7s were invited to travel to the Grade 8 French Culture presentations in the Senior Lunchroom.
PROGRESS REPORTS ARE AROUND THE CORNER. PLEASE CHECK TO SEE IF YOU HAVE ANY OUTSTANDING WORK THAT MAY HOLD YOU BACK IN RECEIVING A "PROGRESSING WELL" ON YOUR REPORT!
REMEMBER, YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE WORK YOU NEED TO COMPLETE.
I am here to assist you, but it is, ultimately, up to you to get your work completed and in on time.
Enjoy your weekend.