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.

  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.

#3 April 10
#4 June 12


Nov 1 Hand in your lettre personnelle tomorrow

Nov 15 Your "new" good copy of your friendly letter is due tomorrow. Remember lebonpatron

Dec 4 Be sure to finsh your rough draft for your Lettre au Pere Noel and start editing it.

Dec 13 Be sure to finish your brainstorming and plan for the question from today

Dec 18 Keep working on your DOP questions Dans quelle mesure les contributions fes femmes devraient-elles reconnues pour leurs contributions lors de la fondation du Canada a l'epoque de la colonisation?

Dec 20 Remember your DOP is due tomorrow morning!

Mar 8 Valwentine and Mardi Gras activities should now be done and handed in.

Mar 11 We work on DOP tomorrow.

Mar 12 You should have the majority of your rough draft of the DOP done.Thursday is the last period to work on this. It is due Tuesday.

Mar 19 Novel study starts today 

Chapters 1-2 this week

Chapters 3-5 week of March 25

Chapters 6-7 week of April 1  Chapters 1-5 are to be handed in April 2

Chapters 8-10 the week of April 8

Chapters 11-13 the week of April 15 Chapters 7-12 due April 15

Chapters 14-16 the week of April 29 

Chapter 17 and end of unit activities week of April 6 Activities ch 11-16 due May 6

Chapter 17 and end of unit activites due May 13

Études sociales 7HD

Nov 14 Be sure to have all your questions up to and including#9 done.

Nov 19 You should now have questions up to and including the one on active citizenship for the inhabitants of Halifax

Nov 26 Quiz ch 2 Dec. 5. Review the notes from today as well as your concept cle and the vocab.

Nov 27 Be prepared we start ch 4 tomorrow. Vocab is due tomorrow for ch 4. Add it to the pile if you aren't already done.

Nov 28 Questions 1-5 are due Monday. Wed is quiz ch 2.

Dec 4 Quiz ch 2 tomorrow.

Dec 10 Questions ch 4 will be due by end of period 7 on Wed.

Dec 12 Ch 4 questions should now be handed in and the vocab for ch 5 and concept cle for ch 5 are due Friday.

Dec 17 Work on questions 1-6 ch 5

Dec 18 Quiz tomorrow!

Jan 9 Quiz ch 4 January 17. Complete questions ch 5 for Friday.

Jan 14 Remember quiz ch 4 this week.

Jan 15 Keep working on your questions for ch 6

Jan 18 Your ch 6 questions are due MOnday

Feb 11 Should be done questions 1-5 and working on 6-9 for chapter 7

Feb 28 Keep working on questions and activities for ch 8 build up to Louis Riel DOP

Mar 6 By now you should be woking on the questions for the section on La creation du Manitobe

Mar 8 Vocab,concept cle for ch 8 should now be in and you should be at le second soulement des Metis in your work package

Mar 11 You should now be done your questions for ch 8

Études sociales 8 

Nov 14 You should have #10 and 11 from the booklet done the reading sheets up to and including les ecrivains done

 Nov 19 All chapter work should now be in for chapter 2

Nov 26 Complete your 2 questions from the booklet as well as the sheet on identite nationale et citoyennete.

Nov 28 Complete your questions for l'ere des grandes decouvertes 

Dec 10 all ch 3 activities are due Wed.

Dec 12 All activities (sheets, booklet and concepts cles) for ch 3 should now be in

Dec 17 Work on tableaux de geo physique for ch 7

Dec 18 Quiz tomorrow!

Jan 9 Complete questions for ch 7 for Friday.

Jan 14 Quiz ch 3 Jan 21

Jan 15 Keep working on your activities for ch 8

Jan 18 Your activities for ch 8 are due Wednesday morning before your FLA exam

Feb 11 Remember ch7 quiz Wed.

Feb 28 Keep working on ch 9 activities and questions

Mar 6 the vocab for ch 4 should now be in and you should have answered the questions on p. 127 for Exploration des visions du monde #1,2 in complete sentences.

Mar 8 You should have the activities for geo physique du Japon, La Grande Paix lors de la periode completed.

Mar 11 you should be working on the first 5 questions of your booklet for ch 4 as well as the concept cle for Confucius


Dec 18 Keep working on your DOP question Dans quelle mesure les changements survenus lors de la Renaissance ont-ils un impacte sur notre vision occidentale du monde moderne?

Dec 20 Remember your DOP is due tomorrow morning!

Feb 28 Finish your research for La Malinche DOP mere du Mexique moderne ou traiteresse de l' ancien Mexique?

March 7 You need to have your rough draft finished and be prepared to do the editing next period.

Mar 8 You should be started your second AR reading Pizza Hut. This is a read alone reading.

Mar 11 You will work on your DOP for La Malinche tomorrow.

Mar 12 Your DOP is due Thursday by the end of the period.

Mar 19 Novel study starts Prologue -chapter 3 this week

Mar 25  this week Chapters4-6

April 1 chapters 7-9 Chapters 1-6 due April 2

April 8 this week chapters 8-10 

April 15 this week chapters 13-15 Chapters 7-12 due April 15

April 29 this week chapters 16-18

Chapters and activities ch 13 -18 due May 6

End of unit activities due May 10


Feb 28 P eriod 5 read and worked on ch 3-4 activities due to CCH guidance counselor visit at beginning of period 6.After the visit, we started working on our writing prompt after 10 min. of discussion.

Mar 6  We are reading ch7-8 and working on the activities for these. Thursday we are finishing our writing prompt from last week and Friday is USSR so be sure to tracking your reading progress and you should be taking a test soon (if you haven't already).

Mar 11 We are reading ch 9-10 and working on the activities so they ( ch 1-10) will be handed in on the 12th.

Mar 8 USSR Have you noted the pages you read for your novel?

May 11 Chapters 1-10 are due tomorrow. We continue on with ch 11-12 tomorrow.

Mar 12 Ch 11 took a litttle longer so only it eas done today.

Mar 20 We are completing up to and including ch 20 this week. Monday, I will collect your work.

Religion 7MR

Nov 19 Any overdue or outstanding assignments are now due.

Jan 14 Have cardboard, pencil scissors for next class.

Mar 6 You need to have your rough draft of your letter to your family member finished and in hand for next Tuesday. We will be typing them using the Library computers.

Religion 7KE

Nov 20 Any outstanding or overdue assignments are now due.

Jan 7 you need cardboard, pencil and scissors for next class.

Mar 6 You need to have your rough draft of your letter to your family member finished and in hand for next Monday. We will be typing them using the Library computers.

Health 9LS

Fridays are portfolio work periods. Come prepared to work on your portfolio!

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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