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Grade 8 Portfolio Amy 8-17
Table Of Contents Language Arts Math Social Studies Science French Music Band Phys-Ed & Health Practical Arts Extra Curric...
Language Arts
Language Arts <ul><li>Term One Reflection </li></ul><ul><li>Describe your classroom performance in L.A for term one.   </l...
Personal Goal Setting <ul><li>My goal is to write a famous birthday report.  </li></ul><ul><li>The steps I need to take to...
Term Two Reflection <ul><li>In my portfolio, you will look at all the work that I have done in grade eight so far. I will ...
Literary Response Project <ul><li>My goal is to make a literary response. </li></ul><ul><li>The steps I need to take to re...
The Outsiders <ul><li>Book </li></ul><ul><li>S.E Hinton </li></ul><ul><li>Rival Gangs  </li></ul><ul><li>Exercises  </li><...
Reading Comprehension/Cloze <ul><li>Smog   </li></ul><ul><li>Click for  Page 1   and  Page 2   </li></ul><ul><li>High-ligh...
Math
Math <ul><li>We have been learning many things in math. We do most of our homework on the blog or on wikispaces. On the bl...
Social Studies
Social Studies <ul><li>Term 1 </li></ul><ul><li>In Term 1, we studied the unit of Mesopotamia. We made a electronic story ...
Science
Science <ul><li>HRD (Homework Reading Drawing </li></ul><ul><li>Science Textbook Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Movies </li><...
The Brown Planarian Brown Planarian  (Word Doc.) My Picture Movie
French
French <ul><li>Oral </li></ul><ul><li>Read paragraphs </li></ul><ul><li>Answer questions </li></ul><ul><li>French Test </l...
Music
Music <ul><li>There are some things that we do in music, but one common thing we do in music are listening examples. Here ...
Band
Band <ul><li>In band, we have been playing various pieces of music and we have been tested on a certain piece. We also hav...
Phys-Ed & Health
Phys-Ed & Health <ul><li>We did many things in gym. There are some examples that we have done. Click on the links to view ...
Practical Arts
Practical Arts <ul><li>In Practical Arts, we made many things. We have learned how to make things from Foods & Nutrition, ...
Extra Curricular Activities <ul><li>Choir </li></ul><ul><li>Music Festival </li></ul><ul><li>Choral Festival </li></ul><ul...
Conference Questions .. 1 <ul><li>What did you see as your daughter’s strengths? </li></ul><ul><li>The strengths that I sa...
Conference Questions .. 2 <ul><li>What was most interesting or surprising to learn about your daughter? </li></ul><ul><li>...
Conference Questions .. 3 <ul><li>What part of the digital portfolio did you like best? </li></ul><ul><li>The best part of...
<ul><li>The End </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Grade 8 Portfolio Amy 8-17
  2. 2. Table Of Contents Language Arts Math Social Studies Science French Music Band Phys-Ed & Health Practical Arts Extra Curricular Activities Conference Questions
  3. 3. Language Arts
  4. 4. Language Arts <ul><li>Term One Reflection </li></ul><ul><li>Describe your classroom performance in L.A for term one. </li></ul><ul><li>In L.A, I hand in my work on time. I try to stay focused on working on the task and try not to be distracted by other things. I think that I can put in more effort on the reports that I do by adding in more details. I like to work with a partner because I feel comfortable with doing team work. </li></ul><ul><li>**Two Stars – Name two things that you did really well this term. </li></ul><ul><li>I think I did well on doing the reading comprehension assignments. I also think I did well on writing reading responses. </li></ul><ul><li>*One Wish – Name one way in which you could improve in term two. </li></ul><ul><li>I want to improve on how to use powerful words in proper ways because using words in the proper place will make my reports sound better. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Personal Goal Setting <ul><li>My goal is to write a famous birthday report. </li></ul><ul><li>The steps I need to take to reach my goal: </li></ul><ul><li>Choose a famous person from famousbirthdays.com </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-writing: web/2 column notes </li></ul><ul><li>Write a 1 st draft </li></ul><ul><li>Do a 5 step editing checklist </li></ul><ul><li>The resources I need to use to achieve my goal (who and what): </li></ul><ul><li>Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Minimum 2 websites with biographical information </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Partner in class </li></ul><ul><li>Dates: September 22 to November 1 st /06 </li></ul><ul><li>Outcome: 32/40 I had excellent details. </li></ul><ul><li>Next Step: Next time I will improve more on using better language if necessary. </li></ul><ul><li>November 22/06 </li></ul><ul><li>Click here for an example of the report on Rihanna Fenty </li></ul><ul><li>Click here for an example of the report on JoJo </li></ul>
  6. 6. Term Two Reflection <ul><li>In my portfolio, you will look at all the work that I have done in grade eight so far. I will present the best work that I have done in the subjects of Language Arts, Science, French, Math, Social Studies, Physical Education/Health, Band, Music, and Practical Arts. My favourite subject is Math because I like solving math problems since their very challenging and interesting. I will also show you the extracurricular activities that I have participated in this year at school. </li></ul><ul><li>Click for Term 2 Reflection Click for ICT Page 1 Click for ICT Page 2 </li></ul><ul><li>In grade 8, it is important to assume responsibility for your own learning. Name three ways in which you have achieved this goal: </li></ul><ul><li>1. I completed all my homework. </li></ul><ul><li>2. I handed in my projects and assignments on time. </li></ul><ul><li>3. I ask for help when I need it. </li></ul><ul><li>In grade 8, it is important to set goals to continuously improve as learners. In order to improve all your subjects, state 3 goals for term 3: </li></ul><ul><li>1. I will ask questions when I don’t understand something. </li></ul><ul><li>2. I will try to participate more in class discussions. </li></ul><ul><li>3. I will try to focus more on task and not talk to others. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Literary Response Project <ul><li>My goal is to make a literary response. </li></ul><ul><li>The steps I need to take to reach my goal: </li></ul><ul><li>Choose and finish reading a grade 8 novel from the library. </li></ul><ul><li>Write 3 reading responses about the novel. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose a project. </li></ul><ul><li>Finish chosen project and handed in on time with necessary papers. </li></ul><ul><li>The resources I need to use to achieve my goal (who and what): </li></ul><ul><li>Finished book </li></ul><ul><li>Three reading responses </li></ul><ul><li>Supplies </li></ul><ul><li>Dates: January 15 to January 19/07 </li></ul><ul><li>Next Step: Next time I will try to make my project better by adding more details into the project. </li></ul><ul><li>January 24/06 </li></ul><ul><li>Click for Term 1 Project Click for Term 2 Project </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Outsiders <ul><li>Book </li></ul><ul><li>S.E Hinton </li></ul><ul><li>Rival Gangs </li></ul><ul><li>Exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehension Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Character Maps </li></ul><ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Click for Outsiders Vocabulary sheet </li></ul><ul><li>Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Letter </li></ul><ul><li>Click for Letter </li></ul>
  9. 9. Reading Comprehension/Cloze <ul><li>Smog </li></ul><ul><li>Click for Page 1 and Page 2 </li></ul><ul><li>High-light keywords in questions </li></ul><ul><li>High-light keywords in paragraph </li></ul><ul><li>Answer questions </li></ul><ul><li>Full sentences </li></ul><ul><li>Let Everyone Play! </li></ul><ul><li>Click for Page 1 and Page 2 </li></ul><ul><li>High-light keywords in questions and paragraphs </li></ul><ul><li>Answer questions </li></ul><ul><li>Full sentences </li></ul><ul><li>Write a letter </li></ul><ul><li>Fish </li></ul><ul><li>Click for Page 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Fill in blanks with words </li></ul>
  10. 10. Math
  11. 11. Math <ul><li>We have been learning many things in math. We do most of our homework on the blog or on wikispaces. On the blogs, we have done some scribing and growing posts. </li></ul><ul><li>Click here to go to wikispaces </li></ul>
  12. 12. Social Studies
  13. 13. Social Studies <ul><li>Term 1 </li></ul><ul><li>In Term 1, we studied the unit of Mesopotamia. We made a electronic story and drew a comic. Click the links to view the work that I have done. </li></ul><ul><li>Click for Cro-Magnon Story </li></ul><ul><li>Click for Alatangana Comic (Side 1) </li></ul><ul><li>Click for Alatangana Comic (Side 2) </li></ul><ul><li>Term 2 </li></ul><ul><li>In Term 2, we studied the unit of Ancient Greece and Ancient Egypt. Here are some links of work that I have done in Term 2 for Social Studies. </li></ul><ul><li>Click for Egypt map assignment </li></ul><ul><li>Click for The Legend of Osiris Comic (Side 1) </li></ul><ul><li>Click for The Legend of Osiris Comic (Side 2) </li></ul><ul><li>Click for the Greek Advertisement </li></ul><ul><li>Click for Egypt Essay and Notes </li></ul>
  14. 14. Science
  15. 15. Science <ul><li>HRD (Homework Reading Drawing </li></ul><ul><li>Science Textbook Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Movies </li></ul><ul><li>We we’ve been working on .. : </li></ul><ul><li>Cells </li></ul><ul><li>Respiratory System </li></ul><ul><li>Circulatory System </li></ul><ul><li>Digestive System </li></ul>Lungs Alveolis
  16. 16. The Brown Planarian Brown Planarian (Word Doc.) My Picture Movie
  17. 17. French
  18. 18. French <ul><li>Oral </li></ul><ul><li>Read paragraphs </li></ul><ul><li>Answer questions </li></ul><ul><li>French Test </li></ul><ul><li>Based on worksheets </li></ul><ul><li>Study period .. 1-2 days/weeks </li></ul><ul><li>Dictee </li></ul><ul><li>Writing paragraphs </li></ul>
  19. 19. Music
  20. 20. Music <ul><li>There are some things that we do in music, but one common thing we do in music are listening examples. Here are the questions that we need to answer. </li></ul><ul><li>Listening Example Questions: </li></ul><ul><li>1. What instruments or voices do you hear? </li></ul><ul><li>2. If you were watching this concert, how many people do you think would be on stage ? </li></ul><ul><li>3. Is there a lot going on at once? Do you hear think texture or thing texture? </li></ul><ul><li>4. Is there a steady beat? Is it duple or triple? Fast or slow? Do you hear rhythmic patterns repeated? </li></ul><ul><li>5. Is this major or minor? </li></ul><ul><li>6. Is there variation of dynamics? Do you hear different volume levels? </li></ul><ul><li>8. Have you hear music similar to this music before? </li></ul><ul><li>7. If you wanted to purchase this recording, what aisle in the store would you need to find? </li></ul><ul><li>9. If this music was used in a movie, what would be happening in the scene? </li></ul><ul><li>There are also some other things that we did in music. We learned how to play guitars and wrote some tests. </li></ul><ul><li>Click for Guitar Parts Sheet Click for an example of my test </li></ul>
  21. 21. Band
  22. 22. Band <ul><li>In band, we have been playing various pieces of music and we have been tested on a certain piece. We also have been practicing some concerts like the B Flat Concert. </li></ul><ul><li>El Capitan (Music) </li></ul><ul><li>American Patrol (Test) </li></ul><ul><li>B Flat concert </li></ul>
  23. 23. Phys-Ed & Health
  24. 24. Phys-Ed & Health <ul><li>We did many things in gym. There are some examples that we have done. Click on the links to view the assignments that we had to do. </li></ul><ul><li>Stretches </li></ul><ul><li>Galleries or Cross country </li></ul><ul><li>Journal Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Beep tests </li></ul><ul><li>Gym Poster </li></ul><ul><li>Health </li></ul><ul><li>Universe Within </li></ul>
  25. 25. Practical Arts
  26. 26. Practical Arts <ul><li>In Practical Arts, we made many things. We have learned how to make things from Foods & Nutrition, Sewing, and Graphic Arts. Click on the links to view what we have done in the different sections of Practical Arts. </li></ul><ul><li>1. Foods & Nutrition </li></ul><ul><li>Click to view a recipe </li></ul><ul><li>2. Sewing </li></ul><ul><li>Click to view a project of a pin heart cushion </li></ul><ul><li>3. Graphic Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Click to view the cube project </li></ul>
  27. 27. Extra Curricular Activities <ul><li>Choir </li></ul><ul><li>Music Festival </li></ul><ul><li>Choral Festival </li></ul><ul><li>Legislative Building </li></ul><ul><li>School Concerts </li></ul><ul><li>Trip Choir </li></ul><ul><li>Meets every day 1 and 2 at lunch time </li></ul><ul><li>Meets every Monday to Wednesday after school </li></ul><ul><li>Practice singing and dancing </li></ul>
  28. 28. Conference Questions .. 1 <ul><li>What did you see as your daughter’s strengths? </li></ul><ul><li>The strengths that I saw in my daughter is the writing comprehension that she does and taking the time to work on the portfolio. </li></ul>
  29. 29. Conference Questions .. 2 <ul><li>What was most interesting or surprising to learn about your daughter? </li></ul><ul><li>The most surprising thing to learn about my daughter is that she can type very fast and I was very surprised that she got fifth place on the school honour roll. I would like to thank the teachers for teaching my daughter to get to a great progress. </li></ul>
  30. 30. Conference Questions .. 3 <ul><li>What part of the digital portfolio did you like best? </li></ul><ul><li>The best part of the portfolio that we liked was the background of the whole portfolio and the organization of the portfolio. </li></ul>
  31. 31. <ul><li>The End </li></ul>

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