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Grade 8

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Language


PROGRAM
DESCRIPTION
LINK TO LESSON
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Internet
The Media Awareness Network: Click on the TEACHER link at the top of the page for lesson ideas. There are
also a variety of EDUCATIONAL GAMES. (link on left side of window) for students.
Media Literacy
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StorybookWeaver
Students write a children's story.
Shel Silverstein.pdf
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Mathematics


PROGRAM
DESCRIPTION
LINK TO LESSON
1
Internet
QuattroPro
Students use a spreadsheet to keep track of items they would purchase to create their ideal room. The Internet can be used with catalogues when
looking for bedroom items.This lesson was created by Julie A. Mater.
Ideal Room-spreadsheet-Gr7-8.pdf
2
QuattroPro
Students graph report card marks for T1 & T2 and calculate the average. They also create and answer questions based on the graph.
Graphing Average Marks.pdf
Average.wb3
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FileMaker Pro
Students will develop their own product line and a database. This unit was posted by Daryn Bee at osapac.org.
TheStore.pdf
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Internet
Math Gizmos: A variety of interactive math activities to explorelearning.com..
MathGizmosQuickStartGuide.pdf
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Tabs+
Introductory lessons. From osapac.org.
tabs.pdf






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Science


PROGRAM
DESCRIPTION
LINK TO LESSON
1
Internet
WordPerfect
Students perform a variety of activities on the computer to learn about water systems. The unit was created by K. Lee.
Grade 8 water systems.pdf
2
Internet
Lessons, links and ideas for teaching about cells.
Cells.pdf
3
SMART Notebook
Cell membrane diffusion and osmosis created by David Lowry of the ALCDSB.
Cell Membrane_ Diffusion and Osmosis_Grade 8 Science.notebook
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History / Geography



PROGRAM
DESCRIPTION
LINK TO LESSON
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Internet
An E-STAT (Statistics Canada) activity examines how the source of immigrants to Canada has changed. Involves reading statistics and creating graphs.
migration
2
Internet
Publisher
Students review advertisements to attract immigrants to Western Canada in the early 20th century and then create their own ad.
Immigration Campaign.pdf
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SMART Notebook
Geography: Population contrasts created by David Lowry of the ALCDSB.
Geography_Population Contrasts_Grade 8.notebook
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Other


PROGRAM
DESCRIPTION
LINK TO LESSON
1
Smart Board
A variety of lessons and activities ready to go. They are separated by grade and by subject.
lessons
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