Friday 24 October 2014

Class Work and HW

Assalam alaikum,

Classwork and HW for grades 7A and 7B in language and Social Studies

Language Arts
This week we started our new unit on short stories called Find Your Own Path.  I have returned the final unit mark for Poetry to students in both classes.  Please check and sign the rubrics and discuss the mark with your child.

HW: Communicating skills pages 2, 3, 61, 68

Social Studies
We have started chapter 2 in History this week and are learning more about new France.


  1. 7A & 7B I have returned the journals that students were assigned to write. Although most of the students did very well alhamdolelah there are a few that did not follow the expectations.  Those students will have can rewrite their assignments correctly and hand them in for assessment on Monday inshAllah.
  2. 7A Students need to complete unfinished classwork
  3. 7A students need to read pages H31-H32 and take notes on each section. Due next Thursday.

Arabic (From Tr. Hajar)

Assalam Alaikum,

This is a reminder that the Grade 7's will have a test on Chapter 1 of their Arabic Text on MONDAY OCTOBER 27th, 2014.

The students have been told in-class what to review for.

A note about snacks and lunch
It is very important that students eat healthy at school in order to help them remain healthy and focused.  I have noticed that a lot of students are eating junk more than anything else. Please encourage your child to eat a balanced snack and lunch at school.  Also, please remember that we are a nut free school. Students are also not permitted to bring any sesame or food made with sesame, such as tahini and hummus, due to the serious allergies that we have in school.

Jazzakom Allah khairan and I hope you have a great weekend inshAllah.

Assalam alaikum,

Ms. Heba Mohamed

Thursday 16 October 2014


Assalam Alaikum Dear Parents,

Grade 7A and 7B Langauge Arts HW

  • Several rubrics were returned to the students today. Please sign and return the rubrics tomorrow.
  • 7B: The 7B's were assigned a Media Literacy assignment that was mostly finished in class.  This assignment is due tomorrow. 

Social Studies HW
The students have been assigned the last assignment for chapter 1.  This assignment includes the following:

  • A graphic organizer explaining their preferred choice of life style 
  • A historical journal sheet
  • A poster (size A4) that explains why they chose that group and that tries to convince others to join that life style.  Please note that this portion of the assignment has not yet been explained to 7B but inshAllah I will do so tomorrow. 
This assignment is due next Wednesday for grade 7B and next Thursday for grade 7A.

Have a lovely afternoon inshAllah.

Wednesday 15 October 2014

Wed. October 15, 2014

Assalam Alaikum Dear Parents,


Today the students started writing the CTBS test.  InshAllah they will continue writing the test for the next two days.

Social Studies: I have returned the social studies tests to grade 7B.  Please sign the test and send it with your child.  A comparing life style graphic organizer and journal has also been assigned. Students started working on their assignment in class. This assignment is due next Wednesday inshAllah.

Grade 7A will receive this assignment and tests during our Social Studies period later this week.

Jazzakom Allah kheer,
Ms. Heba Mohamed

Thursday 2 October 2014

Eid Mubarak!

Assalam alaikum dear parents,

Eid Mubarak and I wish you all a blessed eid. Please read below for an update on grades 7A and 7B Language Arts and Social Studies

Language Arts
We are currently exploring Media Literacy and poetry.  This will take us several lessons inshAllah but our unit is coming to an end soon. I am working on grading all of the poetry that students have submitted so please expected rubrics to come home this weekend and next week. Please look through your child's work for a better understanding on how they were graded.  Rubrics need to be signed and returned.

Here are some photos of students collaboratively working in Language Arts

Social Studies
Alhamdolelah we completed our first chapter on New France. We also reviewed in class and the students will have a test on chapter one on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014.  The test will be composed of a vocabulary and short answer sections. 

  • Our Eid trip, class party and gift exchange for both grades 7 will be on October 7 inshAllah. Please send healthy items with your kids that are nut and sesame free. We also need someone to bring in napkins, plates, spoons, forks and juice. 
  • Updates on Math and Science can be found on Tr. Dina's blog.