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Mr. Turcotte's Grade 7 Website

WELCOME!

 

Welcome to the 2018-2019 academic year. I trust that everyone had a restful summer and is prepared for a new year of academic exploration. I am looking forward to all the things this year has to bring. This website will be used to keep you, as parents, up to date but as well have information accessible for the success our students. There is a link to the grade 7 science curriculum at the bottom of the page. Please feel free to contact me if any questions arise. There will be links to the weekly lessons under the links portion and will be updated week-to-week. 

 

TO DO/HOMEWORK:

 

Students will be required to complete any unfinished class work at home. It is expected that all homework will be completed on time. Student are encouraged to read on a nightly basis. Homework will be recorded in their agendas at the end of each class. 

 

1. Complete science title page (DUE FRIDAY)

 

2. Students are also required to have the following supplies:

 

    • Binder
    • Pencils
    • Lined paper
    • Coloured pencils
    • Calculator 

 

WEEK 1 HANDOUTS:

 

 Week 1 (1).pdf

 

 Week 1 (2).pdf

 

 Week 1 (3).pdf

 

OUR DAILY SCHEDULE:

 

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:40 – 9:30

Language

Language

Language

Language

Language

9:30 – 10:20

French

French

French

French

French

10:20 – 11:00

Break

Break

Break

Break

Break

11:00 – 12:00

Math

Math

Math

Math

Math

12:00 – 12:40

Science

Science

Science

Science

Science

12:40 – 1:20

Break

Break 

Break

Break

Break

1:20 – 2:10

Geography

History

Geography

History

Geography

2:10 – 2:55

The Arts

Physical Education

The Arts

Physical Education

The Arts

 

 

LONG RANGE PLANS:

 

Block 1

Sept. 4 – Oct. 12

Block 2

Oct. 15 – Nov. 23

Block 3

Nov. 26 – Jan. 18

Block 4

Jan. 21 – Mar. 1

Block 5

Mar. 4 – April 19

Block 6

April 22 – May 31

Pure Substances and Mixtures

Pure Substances and Mixtures

Heat in the Environment

Heat in the Environment

Interactions in the Environment

Interactions in the Environment

 

 

MARK BREAKDOWN and IMPORTANT DATES:

 

There will be a unit test on the last Friday of each block:

  • October 12th        (8%)
  • November 23rd     (8%)
  • January 18th         (8%)
  • March 1st              (8%)
  • April 19th              (8%)
  • May 31st                (8%)

 

  • TOTAL: (48%)

 

There will be a major project for each unit:

  • Pure Substance and Mixtures (dates TBD)        (10%)
  • Heat in the Environment (dates TBD)                (10%)
  • Interactions in the Environment (dates TBD)    (10%)

 

  • TOTAL: (30%)

 

There will be two quizzes per block:

  • Block 1 (dates TBD)     (1% x2)
  • Block 2 (dates TBD)    (1% x2)
  • Block 3 (dates TBD)    (1% x2)
  • Block 4 (dates TBD)    (1% x2)
  • Block 5 (dates TBD)    (1% x2)
  • Block 6 (dates TBD)    (1% x2)

 

  • TOTAL: (12%)

 

Learning skills will be recorded throughout the year:

 

  • TOTAL: (10%)

 

 

LINKS:

 

Ontario Curriculum:

 

Engaging games: 

 

Week 1 Overview videos:

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9TIlM96lT8
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHCOzc143Ec

 

 

FAQS:

 

Q: Will marks be deducter if an assignment is late?

A: Yes, 5% will be deducted per day

 

Q: If absent on the day of a quiz/test, how will it be made up?

A: The student will be responsible for setting up a time and date to complete the evaluation.

 

Q: Will there be any field trips this year?

A: We have some plans in the works to get out of the classroom this year.

 

Q: How much homework will we have?

A: Students will be given adequate time to complete work in class. As long as the students take advatage of their class time, they should not have much homework at all. 

 

 

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