Mme Carmichael-Young

This teacher page will be updated as required based upon themes and lessons instructed throughout the year. Student assessments are entered in Powerschool and will be updated as assignments are completed. This will vary depending upon the nature of the work and required timelines.

Please feel free to contact me at my email or by calling the school at 403.327.3402. I will be happy to help you. Please know that emails will be responded to as soon as possible.

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Novel review due dates for 2017-18. These are hard due dates. No lates accepted!

#3 April 9
#4 June 8


Dec 1 All pages for verbs should now be complete up to and including p.64

Dec 14 Begin plan and rough draft of lettre au pere noel

Dec 18 Finish rough draft and begin corrections

Dec 19 Rvisions should be done and good copy started

Dec 20 Finish your education action plan

Jan 9 Finish your plan for mon cadeau and review your education action plan with a parent for tomorrow

Jan 10 Work on your rough draft and possibly corrections to your story

Feb 6  complete your vocab for ch 1 Harry Potter

Feb 7 Complete the questions etc for ch 1

Feb 8 Work on summary and vocab ch 2

Feb 13 You should have the activites for ch 1-2 done and should be working on ch 3 for Harry Potter

Feb 14 Your activities for ch 3 need to be done as we are reading ch 4 tomorrow

Feb 15 Finish your summary, voab abd questions for ch 4

Études sociales 7

Nov 30 ch 4 booklet now in and vocab and concept cle for ch 5 due Monday

Dec 1 Correct your booklet ch 3 you have a quiz on Friday

Dec 5 I am collectiong all your concepts-cles that we have workrd on up to and including ch 5 tomorrow morning

Dec 7 We wil finish working on questions 1-5 tomorrow after the quiz. If you don't have at least 2 done get to it!

Dec 12 Finish the timeline from today #7

Dec 13 Finish question #8

Dec 14 Finish questions #9-11

Dec 15 Complete question 12 and read the section on Apres la guerre Quiz Ch 4 Monday

Dec 19 Complete questions 13. Be specific with each group.

Dec 20 Complete the remaining questions by the end of period tomorrow or you have given yourself homework over the holidays. This is due Monday at the beginning of the period when we return on Jan. 8

Jan 8 Finish your vocab for class tomorrow

Jan 9 work on your concept cle for ch 6

Jan 10 complete questions up to and including #3

Jan 15 Complete up to and including #10

Jan 16 Work on 11-13

Jan 24 Your questions from ch 7 are due Jan. 31 the day we return from exams. It is due at the beginning of the period.

Jan 31 Complete your vocab from ch 8. It is due tomorrow.

Feb 6  questions 1-5 for ch 8

Feb 7 should be done Pour quoi craignaient-ils l'assimilation par le gouvernement?

Feb 8 Complete questions up to and including le point de vue des francophones et anglophones sur la resistance des Metis

Feb 13 You should have your brainstorming/plan for Louis Riel Hero or Triator done for tomorrow.Your questions booklet for ch 8 should also be done.

Feb 14 Your should have at least half of your rough draft for your DOP done

Feb 16 Your DOP is due Monday after the break as are your vocab you worked on today for ch 9


Études sociales 8 

Nov 29 Vocab for ch 7 due Monday concepts cles ch 3 due Monday as well

Dec 1 You have a quiz for ch 2 Friday

Dec 11 Finish the first 2 questions of chapter 7 for next class

Dec 13 Complete questions2 and 3

Dec 15 Questions 4 and 5 to complete

Dec 18 Complete question 6 and 7

Dec 20 complete questions8 and 9

Jan 8 work on questions 10-14. Will will review the last ones on Wed. and hand it all in on Friday. Quiz ch 3 Friday as well.

Jan 10 finish your ch 7 questions for Friday

Jan 15 Your concepts cles for ch 7 should now be in as well as your vocab for ch8

Jan 31 Questions from ch 8 are due tomorrow. Next week we watch Apocalypto.

Feb 7 Vocab for ch9 should now be done as well as concepts cle for ch 8

Feb 13 Your concepts cles for ch 9 should be done or the first 4 questions .

Feb 16 Complete the next 3 questions and work on your key concepts for ch 9




Dec 12 Have your revision of your letter done for next class

 Jan 15Be preparedto hand in your lettre officielle 

Jan 16 Work on lettre officielle #2 you wil hand it in Thursday

Feb 8 Finish your chapter summaries for the prologue and chapter 1 of Amos Daragon

Feb 13 All activites for Amos Daragon prologue and ch 1 should now be done.

Feb 15 Finish your summary, vocab and questions for ch 2



Health 8

Nov 29 Complete your food journals for Monday and the find and complete your 2 fooducation items as well.

Dec 11 Finish your goal setting review sheet, print it and put it into your portfolio

Jan 15 continue to work on your portfolio

Jan 24 Remember your signed letter for Human sexuality is due on Jan. 31

Jan 31 We are now working on the Human sexuality unit (still need some parent signatures)


Jan 31 Clean out your FLA section keeping only those handouts and exemplars I mentioned that would be useful for ELA.

Feb 7 both business letters should now be submitted

Feb 13 Have your top 10 list of fairytales that you would like to rewrite/reinvent/fracture ready for tomorrow

Feb 16 Read, read ,read your novels and have your storyboard and rough draft done so we can work on the fractured fairy tales when we return

Tips for Parents

How to help your child build/use their French  language skills?

1. Screen time negotiation - watch tv in French, movies in French set the device setting to French for iPads and other devices

2. No google translate - have your child use a dictionary and bescherelle

3. Vacation in a French speaking area and have your child be the family translator

4. Have family French nights - play games, learn expressions etc in French with your child as the leader

5. Read together - read a novel that is available in French and English and discuss it together
6. Attend functions in French organized by l'ACFA (Association Canadienne Francaise de l'Alberta) here in town
7. Subscribe to a French magazine such as Okapi, Geo Ado, Curium etc
8. Graphic novels or comic books in French are great for reluctant readers
9. Apps and games - many have French versions available
10. Music - many French-language popular singers are waiting to be discovered by your child in different genres of music


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