End of School Year

As we near the end of the school year I would like to congratulate the students of WGD on their resilience, positive attitudes, sticktoitiveness and flexibility! Students will be coming home with report cards on Monday. Thanks for your tremendous efforts and support in helping your child succeed in the grade 7 math program this […]

Cartesian Plane/Measurement

We are coming to the end of our Graphing unit. Students have been learning how to graph in all four quadrants on the Cartesian Plane. Students learned to translate, mirror and flip 2 dimensional objects on the cartesian plane. Test will be next week Wednesday or Thursday. Curriculum connections: C3.1: solve problems and create computational […]

Data Management

Getting very, very close to the home stretch. We will be staring our Data Managment unit and will be using a Math that Matters resource to help highlight some social justice issues. In this unit we will be looking at several things: a) Understanding how to collect Data b) Understanding Bias in Data c) How […]

Percents, Ratios, Proportions and Rates

Over the next three weeks we will be extending our learning exploring Percent, Ratios, Proportions and Rates. We will be looking at real life applications of using all of these math concepts. The ratio is the relationship of two numbers. For example you have 2 aero bars and 5 hershey bars. To compare the ratio […]

Fractions …continued.

Welcome back Everyone! I hope everyone had a restful holiday. I’m looking forward to seeing everyone back and refreshed. We will continue to explore adding and subtracting of fractions, mixed numbers, improper fractions and look at new ways to add mix numbers using an array model as well and numerically. Information has been uploaded already […]

Fractions

Hi Everyone, We completed our Financial Unit and we are starting our fraction unit. Some of the key Math Learning that will occur are: Models, sets, regions, ratios, rates, percentages, division and multiplication, fractions strips, number lines etc. Fractions can be added and subtracted using equivalent fractions with common denominators. Big Ideas ✔ Students understand […]

Surface Area Cylinders and Volume of Cylinders Test and WILD Days

Hello Parents, Grade 7 students will be having a test on Surface Area of Cylinders and Volume of Cylinders on Thursday. If we have a WILD day (Weather Impacted Learning Day) the test will be moved to Friday! Our next Units of study will be Financial Literacy followed by Numeracy: Fractions, decimals percents, Data Management […]

Welcome Back

Hello Parents and Happy New Year! January 17 will be our first day back to in person learning! I’m excited to see everyone’s faces again! Some housekeeping items: Screening Verification for Elementary Students Please complete the Ontario COVID-19 School Screener at the beginning of each school day for two full weeks! For those without access […]

Happy New Year and Circles Unit

Hello Parents, Happy New Year! I hope you had a restful holiday. Classes are set to resume on Wednesday January 5 2022. I am slowly working on reports which are due for February. I will be connecting with students regarding outstanding assignments and tests over the next few weeks. IEP’s will be handed out at […]

Circle Unit

Happy Holidays! Students are working on creating greeting cards for any holiday! Using radius, diameter and circumference students have created some really cool cards from snow people, reindeers, birthday cards to Chinese New Year! All of the creations look amazing! We will continue with our circle unit after the break focusing on calculating circumference of […]