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.

 Emails sent after the completion of the school day will not be opened until the commencement of the next school day.


Bienvenue! Welcome!

  Revue de roman (Novel review) These are the due dates for the French Immersion quarterly independent novel reviews. These are hard due dates. No late submissions will be accepted.

1. November 1

2.January 20

3. April 1

4. June 16



Sept 5 -Everyone should now have their independent novel for this reporting period. You should also have your mini-bescherelle duotang, your lecture acceleree duotang with lined and unlined sheets i) in your grade 7 cabinet in the classroom.

Sept 9 You should be working on the three activities from class 1. war cry  2. war song  3. flag. We will continue working on this during our next FLA class.

Sept 13 You have the 2 periods on Tuesday to finish your 3 activities then they are due at the beginning of class Thursday. Be sure to manage your time.

If you have not handed in Vif Argent you need to come in at lunch on Monday.

Oct 2 Did you read the info on la lettre amicale? If not, please do so.

Oct 8 Have your plan and your rough draft of the friendly letter completed for next class.

Oct 15 If you did not hand in your plan, rough draft and good copy of your friendly letter, it is due tomorrow before TEE TIME

Études sociales 7HD

Sept 5 You are now responsible for your Social textbook. You should have your vocab recipe box and cards as well as your livret de concepts duotang (with white paper) in the grade 7 cabinet in the classroom.

Sept 9 Your livret de concept and your completed concept sheet for citoyennete active should now be in the cabinet in my room

Sept 10 Finish feuille de concept Culture for next class

Sept 11 The vocab cards for ch 1 are due Monday at the start of class

Sept 16 Finish your questions 1-3 for the beginning of next class on Wed. You had 30 minutes to get this done. Did you hand in your vocab from ch 1? It was due today!

Sept 18 You should now be done questions 4-6. You had 35 min. to complete it. Re-submit your vocab cards once you have corrected the sentences etc.for chapter 1.

Sept 23 Finish questions for Mikmaq #7-12 for next period. You have 60 minutes to work on this.

Sept 25 Finish questions 13-18 for Monday are due. 

Oct 2 #19-24 from chapter 1 were completed in class today. We spent 35 minutes on this.

Oct 8 Remember your questions for ch 1 are due tomorrow at the beginning of class.

Oct 9 the vocab from chapter 2 is due next Wednesday at the beginning of class. The concept cle for chapter should be put into your levret de concepts by then as well.

Oct 11 Reminder - quiz ch 1 and vocab ch 2 on Wednesday

Oct 15 Quiz ch 1 tomorrow. Vocab ch 2 due tomorrow 

Oct 16 Complete questions 1-4 from chapter 2


Sept 5 You should hve gone through your FLA duotangs from last year, added new sheets and have them in the grade 8 cabinet in the classroom. You now also have your novel for the first reporting term.

Sept 9 You should now be working on the three activities from today 1. war cry  2. war song   3. flag. We will continue to work on this next period.

Oct 2 Work on your plan and your rough draft of your friendly letter

Oct 8 Reminder- the friendly letter will be due at the end of the period tomorrow.

Oct 9 All friendly letters should have now been submitted ( including plan and rough draft with corrections)


Religion/Health 8

Sept 5 You now have your religion textbook and should be prepared to bring it to class.

Sept 23 I am collages are now due

Oct 8 Did you hand in the 7 questions from today about Seth and David? If not, please do so.


Literacy 8

Sept 5 -You will need to get an independent novel for this class from the library. I will be reading the novel we chose this morning during our next period together.

Sept 19 We are writing the Star reader test in class tomorrow

Sept 23 Take time during your long weekend to get ahead with Renaissance Reading

FLA 9 

Sept 5 You now have your independent novel for term 1.

Sept 9 You should be working on your  3 activities from today. 1. war cry   2. war song   3. flag. We will continue to work on these next period.

Sept 10 Keep working on your 3 activites. You have another 2 periods tomorrow to work on them

Sept 11 the 3 activities for the theme are due tomorrow at the start of class (drapeau, cri, chanson)

Sept 16 We will finish the song presentations tomorrow.

Sept 23 If you have not finished your grammar please see me at lunch tomorrow.

Sept 23 Bring a red pen to class Monday we are correcting our grammar sheets

Oct 8 If you have not completed the reading comprehension activities from today, please come in at lunch tomorrow to finish

Oct 15 Have your last reading comprehension activities ready to hand in tomorrow



Religion 7MR (Friday)


Religion/Health 9PK

Sept 5 You should now have your religion textbook. Be prepared to bring it to class.

Sept 9 We will finish the activity we started today on Wed,

Sept 11 we will finish our activity from today next period

Literacy 9

Sept 5 You should now have a novel to read during class as well as your daily reading log. You should also have your sheet for your journal reflections for the McIntyre Liar that I will be reading to you which we completed today. Finally, you should have  sheet for journalling about your independent novel which needs to be done by next class.

Sept 10 We will continue with th McIntyre Liar novel next Literacy period

Sept 18 We are writing the Star reader test tomorrow.

Sept 23 Take some time during the long weekend to get ahead with your Renaissance reading

Oct 8 Some of you did not hand in your reading compprehension sheets and/or your chapter summaries for ch3&4 of the McIntyre Liar. These are not overdue.

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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