Tuesday, May 30th

Monday we did a Math quiz on Percents, we finished writing it and marking it today.

Students read about electromagnets and electricity. 

Wednesday, May 24th


NS7-72-74 (we are working on them in class) - % quiz on Monday.  

Monday, May 15th

Students have been doing a lot of practice on % in class.  No homework has been assigned over the past 2 weeks.  We will be doing our district SNAP on Thursday using percentages.  

Tuesday, May 9th

Magnet Lab #3 - Done in class with magnets and compasses. 

Monday, May 8th

converting fractions to percents - 3 practice sheets.  No homework, we will continue the practice in class on Wednesday.  

PDFs of the practice sheets are attached below. 

Thursday, May 4th

We are starting our Electricity unit.  Today we played with circuits, wires, lightbulbs, switches and batteries!  Our electricity labs will be in class labs that will require attendance in class to complete. 

Tuesday, May 2nd

Continue finishing NS7-70 and started on NS7-71 - Sadies Method of finding % of a number - No homework we will finish the work tomorrow.  

Monday, May 1st

Percent we worked on NS7-70 in class.  Finding 10% and 1% of a number.  No homework unless you were absent.  

Tuesday, April 25th

Science Test Study Day- Students are given the terms and content that will be on the test (Thursday, April 27th) to research and study.  

Monday- April 24th

NS7- 64-66 Due Wednesday, April 26th - Percents/Fractions/Decimals.

Friday- April 21

  • We finished working on NS7-56&57
  • Science Poster on the layer of the Grand Canyon is due Tuesday.  

Monday, April 17th

We have started our % unit.  Today we looked at how the place value of a decimal can help us determine what the fraction is out of 100 and how to find the percent from that.  It was a guided lesson today and there was no homework.  All work was done in class with the teacher's guidance.  (Decimal to fraction PDF and NS7-56 percents)

Thursday, April 13th

  • Mini research project on the Grand Canyon (PDFs are provided below)
  • Pick a layer to research - make 2 illustrations which answer the research questions
    • Students fill out the research sheet
    • Students draw or illustrate the layer and what the earth looked like at that time based on their information. 
  • Due Next week. 

Wednesday, April 12th

  • Review of terms from our fossil unit.  
  • Relative dating review.
  • Uncovering the layers of the Grand Canyon - intro video 

Thursday, April 6th

Algebra problem solving -  Students need to analyze a word problem and create a 2-step equation that will solve the problem.  Students then solve the algebraic equation they just created.  

Students are to do questions 7-30 on MATHX.NET-Two-step_equations-word_problems-integers-medium pdf below.  

Wednesday, April 5th

Small-group Algebra problem solving -  Students need to analyze a word problem and create a 2-step equation that will solve the problem.  Students then solve the algebraic equation they just created.  

Tuesday, April 4th

2-step algebra equations review (PDF is attached)

Monday, April 3rd

review of 1-step equations - Due Tuesday, April 4th pdf attached. 

Monday, March 13th

2-Step Algebra Equations - Lesson 6.8 - will work on it more on Thursday.  

Thursday, March 9th

Video on the process that forms the earth's layers.  - no homework or notes on this video

A strange planet- Terraform

Wednesday, March 8th

Math Quiz on 1-step equations

Tuesday, March 7th

Relative Dating of the earth's layers (2 videos with worksheets attached below)

https://youtu.be/fYSeM63Fv0s - Relative dating of the Earth's layers

https://youtu.be/bXDys3G4d6s - Brain Pop

Brain Pop Fossils is a good video to watch too!  https://youtu.be/VVFV_ss4kO8


Monday, March 6th

  • Practice sheets A & B were due today
  • Practice sheets C & D are what we worked on in class.  Due Wednesday
  • There will be a short quiz on Wednesday.  

Friday, March 3rd

Catch up day so there is no homework this weekend.  

Math - Pages A & B (mixed review for 1 step algebra) Due Monday

Science- Ch 7.4 notes Due Tuesday.

Thursday, March 2nd

We spent 30 minutes working on finishing up our Ch 7.4 notes on fossils.  We watched Bill nye Fossils for the last 1/2 of class.  https://youtu.be/0d-cXkkPecE

Wednesday, March 1st

Mixed review for solving 1-step equations.  Pages A and B and C and D are provided below.   Due Monday, March 6th

A quiz is coming up. The date is yet to be determined.  

Tuesday, Feb. 28th

New Science Unit- Fossils

Read Chapter 7.4 in the textbook and answer the questions (in full sentences) on a separate page of the paper.  

The textbook and worksheet are provided below as a PDF. 

Monday, Feb. 27th

Algebra lesson 6.5 : Pdf is attached below (1 step multiply and divide algebra math power)- Solving equations using multiplying.  Due Wednesday, March 1st.  

Friday, Feb. 24th

Catch up on Math work today.

Students need to have completed the following in Algebra: (all can be downloaded below.)

    ◦ 6.1
    ◦ 6.2
    ◦ 6.3
    ◦ 6.4 - Due Monday Feb. 27th 

Thursday, Feb 23rd

Solving 1-step multiplying questions using division- 6.4:  If students were not done in class we will have time on Friday to do it too.

Wednesday, Feb 22nd

Solving 1-step equations using adding or subtracting. 6.3 Due Thursday. 

Tuesday, Feb 21st

Algebra 6.2 - Solving equations - Due Wednesday, Feb 22nd. 

Wednesday, Feb 15th

Algebra intro.  6.1 Writing equations - PDF is attached below.  Due Tuesday, Feb 21st.

Tuesday, Feb 14th.

Science Test on Elements, compounds and pure substances.  Students know how they did on the quiz... Ask them.  

Monday, Feb 13th

Snap Assessment for Number sense - Negative numbers.

Thursday, Feb 9th

Studying for our Science Test- PDF of questions attached below (6.1-6.2)

  • Create Cue cards of questions after you answer them on the sheet provided.  

Wednesday, Feb 8

Catch up day on any missing work.  

Tuesday, Feb 6th.

Science- working on Atomic Models to hang around the class.  -

Monday, Feb 5th

Integer Math Final Math Quiz-  There is an opportunity for students to better their scores if they wish to, they need to talk to Mr. B about how they can do that  

Friday, Feb 3rd

Order of Operations practice in groups using vertical whiteboard surfaces.  Order of operations practice questions and answer key is provided so students can practice at home.

Quiz on Monday, Feb 9th -Integers (Adding, subtracting, multiplying, Dividing, ordering and order of operations)

Thursday, Feb 2nd

Students were working on designing an Element Model to hang from our ceiling.  

Wednesday, Feb 1st

Intro to Order of operations using integers - PDF is attached below

Tuesday, Jan 31st

How to spot Bad Science in your Social Media feed.  PDF is attached below.  

Monday, Jan 30th

Integer small groups- MrB got to work with several students to review our Integers (+-x divide)


Thursday, Jan 26th

  • Math 
    • Catchup day.  Students worked on any missing assignments
      • multiplying integers worksheet
      • Story problems (integers)
      • Practice multiplying and dividing (repeated practice) integers worksheet.
    • If students were done with the above work they can create an Integers Clock (pdf attached)

Wednesday, Jan 18th - Monday Jan 23rd

I have been off with covid- Here is what the TOC should have covered.  

  • Multiplying integers -
  • Dividing Integers- 
  • Integers word problems (word stories) 
  • Multiplying and Dividing integers practice sheet- 
    • I have attached all of the PDF below.  

Tuesday, Jan 17th

Math- multiplying Integers (no homework- we will finish the page on Thursday). PDF is attached below. 

Monday, Jan 16th

Science today- Minecraft Chemistry Tutorial

  • Students learned how to create elements and compounds which were used to mix together at a lab table to make things.  
  • Students had to complete a list of things to do.
  • Students had to take screenshots of their tasks and email them to me.  mike_beauchene@sd33.bc.ca. 

Friday, Jan 13th

Math Quiz today - adding and subtracting integers.

Thursday, Jan 12th

Science - element Research (pdf is attached below)

Wednesday, Jan 11th


Practice day - Adding and subtracting integers; ordering integers. (PDF and answer keys are attached below.)

Math Quiz on Adding and Subtracting integers on Friday!!!!

Tuesday, Jan 10th


Meet the elements song, pdf of worksheet attached. https://youtu.be/iVDY0xdALs4 and

ASAPS Science Periodic Table song https://lyricstranslate.com/en/asapscience-new-periodic-table-song-lyrics.html

  • Students who memorize the ASAPS Periodic Table song and can recite it to me can challenge the Quiz for this unit.  

Monday, Jan 9th 

Math - Ns7-91 - Both Ns7 90- &91 are due on Wednesday.  

Friday, Jan 6th


  • Integers -
    • subtracting integers (ns7-90) due Monday Jan 9th

Thursday, Jan 5th

Science - Ch 6.2 and classifying materials (pure substances or mixtures) sheet due Tuesday, Jan 10th.

Wednesday, Jan 4th


  • Integers -
    • Review of adding negative numbers
    • Intro to subtracting negative numbers (whiteboard work in the class - no homework.) 

Tuesday, Jan 3rd

Ch 6.1 in Science - Pure substance and Mixtures - due Thursday. (pdf is attached)

The textbook is attached below.  

Thursday, Dec 13th

  • No homework today
  • Ice skating tomorrow.  
  • Report cards have been sent home today.  

Wednesday, Dec 12th

We are going to finish adding integers NS7 88-89 today in class.  

Tuesday, Dec 13th

We finished working on NS7-86 in class and started on NS7-87-88 (adding integers) Due Thursday

Monday, Dec 12th

New unit in Math - Integers

Today we learned about gains and losses

Jumpmath lesson NS7-86 Due Wednesday.  (pdf attached below.)

Thursday, Dec 8th

Seasonal Forests - Greenplanet documentary.  Looking at how plants adapt and survive in seasonal forests.  

Tuesday, Dec 6th

Plant adaptation docu-series "Green Planet"

Monday, Dec 5th

BEDMAS final Quiz was today.  

Plant Posters were due today.  

Thursday, Dec 1st.

Field Trip tomorrow.  Most Students have handed in their permission forms already but if you have not can you make sure the form is filled out and to the office by 8 am on Friday.

Science today-  

Due to the snow day yesterday,  I am postponing our BEDMAS Test to Monday, and we will work on our plant adaptation posters today and Friday.  If they are not done by Friday and students need a bit of extra time they can take them home on Friday and hand them in on Monday.  

  • Plant posters are Due Monday
  • BEDMAS Quiz on Monday. 


Tuesday, Nov 29th

Math small group stations- Students had an opportunity to work at 2 different stations working on the BEDMAS concept.  

The Reflection and student work should have been handed in today.  

BEDMAS Quiz on WEDNESDAY (barring a snow day)

  • The end of Term is Dec 2nd.
  • Bedmas Sheets 3 step, 6 step and Decimals are all due next Thurs. Dec. 1st. (can be downloaded below)
  • All missing work for term 1 is due on Friday, Dec 2nd
  • Plant Adaptation Poster Project is due on Friday, Dec 2nd.  


Thursday, Nov 24th

Today we worked on plant adaptation posters.  They are coming along and I am loving some of the creative adaptations I am seeing included on the poster.  

Important info: 

  • No School on Friday and Monday- Enjoy the extra long weekend.  
  • The end of Term is Dec 2nd.
  • Bedmas Sheets 3 step, 6 step and Decimals are all due next Thurs. Dec. 1st. (can be downloaded below)
  • Math Groups on Tuesday for extra practice on Bedmas
  • All missing work for term 1 is due on Friday, Dec 2nd
  • Plant Adaptation Poster Project is due on Friday, Dec 2nd.  

Tuesday, Nov22nd

Students got more practice with BEDMAS. They did 3-step, and 6-step equations and even worked with decimals.

Monday, Nov 21st

Students set up KhanAcademy accounts and did some work with BEDMAS on this program. 

Thursday, Nov. 17th

We worked on our Science Plant Adaptation poster today.  

Wednesday, Nov. 16th

Math- Still working on NS7-2.  Those that finished started on Bedmas practice sheet 1b. (PDF below.)

We will have a quick formative assessment on Friday just to see how everyone is doing with their BEDMAS work.  

Tuesday, Nov 15th

Science - Plant adaptation poster project.  We started our plant adaptation poster project.  Information on the project and assessment, along with information on biomes are provided below to download.  

Monday, Nov 14th

Math -We continued working on Jump Math NS7-2 (pages 4 & 5) Due Friday.  We will have time to work on it a bit more on Wednesday.  PDF is attached below.  

Thursday, Nov 10th (Lest we Forget)

Today we finished learning about plant adaptations. The note-taking sheet and website can be found below as a downloadable PDF.  The video is listed at the top of the sheet. 

Wednesday, Nov 9th

Math - Bedmas (today I touched base with those students that finished their homework from Monday to see if they were doing their BEDMAS questions correctly.  Today we started working on understanding the importance of Brackets in a question.  Jump Math book NS7-2 (PDF attached below.). Just page 3 is due on Monday.  

Monday, Nov 7th

We started our first Math Unit today... Order of Operations (BEDMAS).

The worksheet is attached below.   We did most of the questions in class on whiteboards... Students just need to finish the last 3 questions for homework.  

I am away on Tuesday (a family member is getting surgery.  I have attached our plant adaptions note-taking that we are doing on Tuesday.  

Wednesday, Nov 2nd

Today we finally did our "Chemical Changes" Science Lab Demo.  We made spaghetti and made Elephant Toothpaste.  

Our Chapter 5 Science Quiz is tomorrow.  Practice Quiz is online along with the answer key.  

Tuesday, Nov 1st

We did a practice Science Quiz today in class.  You can find the quiz in a PDF below along with the answer key.

Monday, Oct 31st

We did a Kahoot to practice for our upcoming Science Quiz (Thursday, Nov 3rd)

Thursday, Oct. 27th

Today we had an amazing field trip to Browne Creek Wetlands.  The rain held off and we had a scavenger hunt of "Amazing Plant Adaptations."  - No homework from the trip... We will do an in-class activity to follow up on the field trip.  Nothing beats hands-on learning in nature!

Tuesday, Oct. 25th

Science- researching plant adaptations (prepping for our field trip)

  • Students worked in groups to read and take notes on different plant adaptations from different environments.  Students can download the note-taking sheet and the info sheets below.  

Monday and Wednesday, Oct 24th and 26th 

Math (working on the Online FSAs no math homework this week)

Thursday, Oct 20th

Science- Chapter 5 Study Questions (PDF is provided below along with CH 5 Textbook- Science Probe 7 Chemistry)

The quiz will be pencilled in for late next week or early the week after.

Browne Creek wetlands Field trip Oct 27th.  The permission slip is provided below.  

Wed Oct 19th

Numeracy paper FSA - Next week we will be doing the online questions for the FSA

Tuesday, Oct. 18th

Science - Studying for Chapter 5 quiz - A PDF of the study sheet is provided below.  

  • Quiz is pencilled in for Oct 27th.  



  • Oct 11th - Oct 17th - Provincial assessment (FSA).

Sorry about not updating late week.  There was something wrong with the district server that never allowed me to update.  it would always time out on me.  Thanks to Mr Walker, who just returned from medical leave... He fixed it for me.

Thursday, Oct. 6th

  • We did the district SNAP (Math) assessment today (no Science). Next week we begin the Provincially mandated standardized testing. Students in Grades 4 and 7 write them every year. It normally takes about 2 weeks to complete both the written and computer parts of the test (Math and English).
  • Have a great extended long weekend.

Monday, Oct. 3rd

  • We are doing the district SNAP (Math) assessment this week (no Science). Today we did a practice snap in class on Number sense (decimals).

Week of Sept 26th - 29th

  • Math we were working on Multiplying and Dividing (review). Pages 14a & 16a and 20a and 21a. The pdf is attached.
  • In Science, we did Chapter 5.1 along with Chapters 5.2-5.4
    • Science 5.2-5.4 will be due on Tuesday, Oct 11th.

Friday, Sept. 23th

    • Today we did some review of long multiplying
    • lesson 14a is due Monday. pdf is below

Thursday, Sept. 22th

  • Today in science we started our chemistry unit. Students took notes on Chapter 5.1 (particle model) from a PowerPoint presentation.
    • A PDF of the note sheet is attached below along with the pdf of the chemistry unit.

Tuesday, Sept. 20th

  • Today in science we did a homework check for the work that was due (Textbook Scavenger Hunt), and we marked it in class.
    • Students will need homework late slips if they did not complete their work on
    • No homework is due tomorrow.


Friday, Sept. 16th

  • Math today- We finished up an assessment on computational skills, just to see where the students are in math (their strengths and struggles).


  • The science Scavenger hunt is due on Tuesday.

Thursday, Sept. 15th

  • Science today- We have been working on a textbook scavenger hunt. PDF is provided below. Due Tuesday Sept. 20th.
  • Kids can sign out a textbook from me to bring home.