Grade 8

The unit we are on in Home Ec. is Baking Basics, so yummy things like; pancakes, biscuits, muffins and cookies. While in Social Studies, we continue to explore various cultures and the elements which are universal to all cultures. In ELA we are working through a thematic unit on the “Edge of Survival”. In Health, we just finished watching the

documentary Super-Size Me. Next we will begin a group project on promoting fitness to children. In Math we are completing Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem. Physical Education is starting fitness testing and finishing Volleyball. We will also soon start Tchoukball and indoor soft-lacrosse in early Nov. I.A. is completing Isometric projections and Computer

Assisted Drafting. In Science we are looking at the Cells, tissues & organs unit. Specifically, looking at osmosis & diffusion through a cell membrane. In Art class we just finished textured landscapes