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


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

Feb 26 Finish reading ch 5 for tomorrow

Feb 28 Finish reading ch 6 and start working on activites.

Mar 2 all activities for Harry Potter up to and including ch 6 should now be done.

Mar 4 Where oh where are your activities up to and including ch 6?

Mar 6 Finish ch 7 activities

Mar 8 Complete all ch 8 activities for Tuesday

Mar 13 Finish reading ch 9 and start work on activities for the chapter

Mar 14 We are reading ch 10 tomorrow. Have ch 9 done.

Mar 15 Work on ch 10 activities

Mar 16 Finish ch 10 activities

Études sociales 7

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

Feb 26 Finish feuille de concept ch 9 for tomorrow

Feb 28 Startworking on your first 8 questions for ch 9

Mar 2 Continue working on your questions for ch 9. Congrats to those who have already finished!

Mar 6 Work on the next 3 questions!

Mar 8 Ch 9 is due Tuesday

Mar 13 Ch 10 vocab should now be complete as well as key concept

Mar 14 Finish reading up to page 226.

Mar 15 work on first 5 questions of ch 10

Mar 16 First 5 questions should be done for Monday. We start PEI


Études sociales 8 


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

Feb 26 Complete up to and including question on les conquistadors et le systeme d'encomiendas for wed.

Feb 28 Finish the last 3 questions for ch 9 which is due Fri. We start Japan that day!

Mar 2 Vocab for ch 4 Japon due Monday as well as concepts cle ch 9

Mar 7 Complete first 3 questions of ch 4 or the 3 concepts cles for ch 4

Mar 14 First 5 questions and concept cles should be done Friday

Mar 16 Both the 5 Questions and key concepts should now be done



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

Feb 28 Work on activites for ch 3 of Amos Daragon

Mar 3 All activities for ch 4 of Amos Daragon should be done for Tuesday. we start ch 5 that day.

Mar 6 Finish your activities from ch 5

Mar 8 complete your activities for ch 6

Mar 13 should be done reading ch 7 and start activities for it

Mar 15 Activities for ch 7 should be

Mar 16 Ch 8 should be read and summarized

Health 8

Nov 29 Complete your food journals for Monday and the find andone and start ch 8d 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)

LA 9

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

Feb 26 You have both periods tomorrow to work on your fractured fairytale. It is due Wed at the beginning of class

Feb 28 Finish your chapter summaries for the first 2 chapters of McIntyre Liar

Mar 2 All activities for ch1 and 2 should be done for Monday. We are doing ch 3 and 4 then.

Mar 5 finish all activities for ch 3 and 4 for tomorrow

Mar 6 We worked on ch 5 and 6 today.

Mar 8 All activites up to and including ch 9 need to be done for Tuesday

Mar 13 Please talk to your parents about Mme May's visit and the OSEF exchange meeting that will take place on Monday March 19 at LCI if you are interest in the program.

You should have taken at least one accelerated reading test by now. If you haven't, get reading

We will work on activities for ch 10 and 11 tomorrow because of our guest speaker today

Mar 14 read ch 12 and 13 if not done

Mar 15 complete the activies for ch 12 and 13

Mar 16 By now you should have at least one AR test done. The end of term is fast approaching!

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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