Previous Weeks – Grade 11

Throughout the semester, we have been updating the website with week by week information on what the students have been learning. Please choose from the weeks below.

Grade 11/12 Archive 2016/2017

Grade 11/12 Archive 2017/2018

Grade 11 Archive 2018/2019


Review and Exam Week

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

Section A: Vocabulary (25 Marks)
   – Vocab to be asked in 4 different questions. 5 marks each
   – “Keywords and Academic Words” from our Textbook

Section B: Reading Comprehension (15 Marks)
   – Students will receive an article and answer questions about the article
   – Questions from text as well as own opinion answers

Section C: Grammar (30 Marks)
   – Mix of grammar and word study questions, covered this term
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Adrian Sacan

UNIT 3 HEAT AND TEMPERATURE
Conversion Units: Celsius, Fahrenheit, Kelvin, Volume Conversions
Heat and Energy, Endothermic vs Exothermic Reactions, System vs Surroundings, Basic Enthalpy Calculations

UNIT 4 BASIC CHEMISTRY
Atoms and Molecules, The Periodic Table, Basic Stoichiometry
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Adrian Sacan

CHAPTER 11 GAS LAWS
Boyles law, Charles law, Gay-Lussacs law, Avogadros law, Combined Gas Laws, Ideal Gas Law, Density and PV=Nrt, Daltons Law of Partial Pressure

CHAPTER 13: SOLUTIONS
3 Types of Mixtures, 3 Types of Solutions, Solubility, Molarity and Molality

CHAPTER 14: ACIDS AND BASES
Bronsted-Lowry Acid and Base Reactions, pH, pOH, Kw calculations

CHAPTER 15: THERMOCHEMISTRY
System vs Surroundings, Endothermic vs Exothermic Reaction, Basic Enthalpy Calculation

CHAPTER 16: ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
Naming Alkanes, Alkenes, Alkynes, Alcohols, Ethers, Carboxylic Acids, Esters, Amines
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

A. Exponents
   1. Multiplication of Properties of Exponents
   2. Division Properties of Exponents
   3. Rational Exponents
   4. Scientific Notation

B. Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
   1. Transversals
   2. Angles and Parallel Lines
   3. Slopes of Lines
   4. Equations of Lines
   5. Proving Lines Parallel
   6. Perpendiculars and Distance

C. Congruent Triangles
   1. Classifying Triangles
   2. Angles of Triangles
   3. Congruent Triangles
   4. Proving Triangles Congruent
   5. Isosceles and Equilateral Triangles
   6. Congruence Transformations
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

    • Trigonometric identities
    • Sum and difference forumlas
    • Have angle and product to sum formulas
    • Law of Sines
    • Law of Cosines
    • Bearing
    • Vectors
      - magnitude
      - component form
      - direction angles
      - angle between two vectors
      - dot product
      - scalars
      - trigonometric form
      - Linear combination of unit vectors
      - orthogonal vectors
      - force
      - work
    • Trigonometric form of a complex number
    • Graphing complex numbers
    • Multiplication and division of complex numbers
    • Powers of complex numbers
    • Nth roots of complex numbers

 

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Week 38

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

 • Reading: Link the Readings
 • Listening & Speaking Workshops
 • Writing: Writing Workshop

Vocabulary:
 • N/A
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Adrian Sacan

PERIODIC TABLE OF ELEMENTS: GROUP 1-8A
CHEMICAL BONDING
REVIEW IN CONVERSION UNITS
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Adrian Sacan

17 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY: HYDROCARBONS AND ALCOHOLS
Nomenclature, Structure, and Basic Reactions
REVIEW IN GAS LAWS
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

This week in Math 11B we will end the school year with a unit on geometric transformations. We will reflect. We will transform. We will rotate. And then we will do some math as well. Make sure to catch up on missing work!
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

  • Graphing in the imaginary plane
  • Complex numbers
  • Multiplying and Dividing Complex numbers
  • Nth Degree of Complex Numbers
  • Nth Root of Complex Numbers
 

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Week 37

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

  • Reading: Vocabulary building: Context, dictionary skills, Word study
  • Reading Strategy: Identify main ideas
  • Text Type: Informational Text (Social studies)
  • Word Study: Spelling Soft c and soft g
  • Grammar: Adverb Clauses of Time
  • Writing: Write a research report (Support Main idea)

Vocabulary:
  • Devious
  • Humane
  • Intercepted
  • Organic
  • Spies
  • Tactic
  • Code
  • Equipment
  • Instructions
  • Intelligence
  • Strategic
  • Traced
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Adrian Sacan

PERIODIC TABLE OF ELEMENTS: GROUP 1-8A
CHEMICAL BONDING
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Adrian Sacan

17 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY: ALKANES, ALKENES AND ALKYNES
Nomenclature, Structure, and Basic Reactions
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

This week in Math 11B we continue with our triangle unit, examining various ways to prove that triangles are congruent. Get ready to sling lots of initials around.
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

  • Graphing imaginary numbers
  • Complex numbers
  • Multiplying and Dividing Complex numbers
  • Nth Degree of Complex Numbers
  • Nth Root of Complex Numbers
 

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Week 36

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

  • Reading: Vocabulary building: Literary Terms, word study
  • Reading Strategy: Ask Questions (5Ws)
  • Text Type: Literature (novel excerpt)
  • Word Study: Homographs
  • Grammar: Passive voice: Verb forms
  • Writing: Write a research report

Vocabulary:
  • Approached
  • Committed
  • Ethical
  • Ignored
  • Notion
  • Rigid
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Adrian Sacan

3 ENERGY MODEL SYSTEMS: SOLUTIONS, PROPERTIES, DESIGN
3 THERMODYNAMICS: 1ST LAW
4 BASIC CHEMISTRY and the PERIODIC TABLE
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Adrian Sacan

13 ACIDS AND BASES: PH, POH, KW
15 THERMOCHEMISTRY: INTRODUCTION
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

This week in Math 11B we will conclude our unit on parallel and perpendicular lines. Whether from home or in the classroom, a short quiz will assess this unit’s material. Afterwards, we launch a unit on congruent triangles.
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

  • Vectors
  • Dot products
  • Projecting U onto V
  • Graphing imaginary numbers
 

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Week 35

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

  • Reading: Vocabulary building: Context, dictionary skills, Word study
  • Reading Strategy: Compare and Contrast
  • Text Type: Informational Text (Social studies)
  • Word Study: Word Roots
  • Grammar: Verb forms in reported speech
  • Writing: Write a research report

Vocabulary:
  • Epidemic
  • Fragility
  • Host
  • Immune
  • Society
  • Stages
  • Consumers
  • Eliminate
  • Expose
  • Predominant
  • Regions
  • Structure
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Adrian Sacan

3 ENERGY MODEL SYSTEMS: SOLUTIONS, PROPERTIES, DESIGN
3 THERMODYNAMICS: 1ST LAW
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Adrian Sacan

13 ACIDS AND BASES: PH, POH, KW
15 THERMOCHEMISTRY: INTRODUCTION
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

This week in 11B we conclude our chapter on transversals, parallel and perpendicular lines and begin a fresh unit on triangles.
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

  • Introduction to Advanced Trigonometry
  • Law of Sines and Law of Cosines
  • Application of advanced trigonometry including bearing
 

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Week 34

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

 • Reading: Vocabulary building: Literary Terms, word study
 • Reading Strategy: Ask Questions (5Ws)
 • Text Type: Literature (novel excerpt)
 • Word Study: Silent Letters
 • Grammar: Adjectives Clauses
 • Writing: Write an Introductory Paragraph

Vocabulary:
 • Consented
 • Economics
 • Reaction
 • Status
 • Tradition
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Adrian Sacan

3 HESS LAW, GIBBS FREE ENERGY, PROBLEM SOLVING
3 THERMODYNAMICS: 1ST LAW
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Adrian Sacan

13 ACID BASE THEORIES
13 PH/POH/KW PROBLEM SOLVING SETS
15 THERMOCHEMISTRY
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

This week we celebrate the arrival of our new workbooks by switching gears from Algebra to Geometry. We will look at parallel and perpendicular lines, returning to all our old favorites – slope and special angles‼
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

  • Introduction to Advanced Trigonometry
  • Law of Sines and Law of Cosines
  • Application of advanced trigonometry including bearing
 

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Week 33

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

  • Reading: Vocabulary building: Context, dictionary skills, Word study
  • Reading Strategy: Compare and Contrast
  • Text Type: Informational Text (Social studies)
  • Word Study: Spelling Long and Short U
  • Grammar: Present Real Conditional
  • Writing: Compare and contrast

Vocabulary:
  • Accommodation
  • Avoidance
  • Compromise
  • Defuse
  • Negotiate
  • Preserves
  • Clarifying
  • Issues
  • Principled
  • Validate
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Adrian Sacan

3 HEAT AND TEMPERATURE
3 CONVERSION PROBLEM SETS
3 HEAT AND TEMPERATURE PROBLEM SOLVING SETS
3 THERMODYNAMICS: 1ST LAW
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Adrian Sacan

13 ACIDS AND BASES
13 ACID BASE THEORIES
13 PH/POH/KW PROBLEM SOLVING SETS
15 THERMOCHEMISTRY
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

This week in Math 11B we continue our exponent unit. We explore scientific notation before moving onto exponential functions and exponential growth and decay. Don’t forget: No school on Thursday.
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

  • Multiple Angle trigonometry
  • Half Angle trigonometry
  • Product-to-sum formulas
 

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Week 32

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

   • Reading: Vocabulary building: Literary Terms, word study
   • Reading Strategy: Make inferences
   • Text Type: Literature (novel excerpt)
   • Word Study: prefixes in-, im-, inter-, re-, and un-
   • Grammar: Modals of advisability
   • Writing: Support a position (Expository paragraph)

Vocabulary:
   • Mood
   • Plot
   • Apparently
   • Chemical
   • Exposure
   • Identified
   • Target
   • Volunteers
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Adrian Sacan

3 HEAT AND TEMPERATURE
3 CONVERSION PROBLEM SETS
3 HEAT AND TEMPERATURE PROBLEM SOLVING SETS
3 THERMODYNAMICS
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Adrian Sacan

11 GAS LAW PROBLEMS AND DRILLS
11 CONVERSION PROBLEM SETS
13 ACIDS AND BASES
13 ACID BASE THEORIES
13 PH/POH/KW PROBLEM SOLVING SETS
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

This week in Math 11B we spend the week reviewing our exponent properties and rules. To help keep track of the rules and for ease of reference when completing work, a graphic organizer will be filled in as we progress through the week. Our Friday afternoon class will be cancelled for Children’s Day activities.
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

  • Sum and Difference formulas
  • Multiple Angle trigonometry
  • Half Angle trigonometry
  • Product-to-sum formulas
 

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Week 31

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

  • Reading: Vocabulary building: Literary Terms
  • Reading Strategy: Make inferences
  • Text Type: Literature (novel excerpt
  • Word Study: Prefixes in-, im-, inter-, re-, and un-
  • Grammar: Modals of advisability: Should, ought to, had better, adverb clauses of condition: if
  • Writing: Support a position

Vocabulary:
  • Apparently
  • Chemical
  • Exposure
  • Identified
  • Target
  • Volunteers
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Adrian Sacan

 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Adrian Sacan

 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

In this first truncated week, Math 11B begins its Geometry Unit. The week will begin and end with an examination of parallel lines and transversals and angles and parallel lines.
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

  • Review of chapter 5 units 1-3 Trigonometric Functions
    ○ Identifying
    ○ Simplifying
    ○ Verifying
    ○ Solving
 

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Review and Exam Week

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

Section A: Vocabulary (25 Marks)
Vocab to be asked in 4 different questions. 5 marks each
“Keywords and Academic Words” from our Textbook

Section B: Reading Comprehension (20 Marks)
Students will receive an article and answer questions about the article
Questions from text as well as own opinion answers

Section C: Grammar (25 Marks)
Mix of grammar and word study questions, covered this term
Error correction: (Punctuation, Capital letters, Grammar, Spelling)
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Adrian Sacan

Unit 1 Lesson 1: Introduction to Energy
Basic Understanding of Potential Energy and Kinetic Energy
Understanding the principles behind energy and work, and the use of force, distance, mass and acceleration in solving energy problems
Forms of Energy and their examples
Understanding Energy Transfer, Transformation and their Systems

Unit 1 Lesson 2: Kinetic and Potential Energy
Deeper Understanding of Potential and Kinetic Energy
The Use of mass and speed in Kinetic Energy equation and problems, and their graphs
The equation of gravitational potential energy and its problem-solving set
Understanding Newton’s First Law and its relevance in energy related problems
Energy transformation, comparison and conservation of potential and kinetic energy

Unit 1 Lesson 3: Transforming Potential Energy
Understanding the fields, magnetic potential, chemical and elastic potential energy
Citing case studies based on the book
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Adrian Sacan

7.1 Chemical Names and Formulas
Using the periodic table of elements to locate the names and formulas of elements and to identify its corresponding ions, default charges, and its classification whether as a monatomic or diatomic element
Using the periodic table of elements to determine the atomic number, mass number, group number and the number of electrons, protons and neutrons

7.2 Oxidation Numbers
Using skills in basic algebra to compute the assigned oxidation numbers of elements in a compound

7.3 Using Chemical Formulas
Calculation of molar mass of a compound with the aid of periodic table
The use of appropriate units in calculating molar masses
Calculation of percentage composition using basic math skills

7.4 Determining Chemical Formulas
Understanding the difference between molecular formula and empirical formula
Solving empirical formula problems

8.1 Describing Chemical Reactions
Understanding the signs in a chemical reaction
Predicting the nature of reactants and products in a simple reaction

8.2 Types of Chemical Reactions
Understanding the five types of chemical reactions and balancing of equations
Predicting the reactants and products of chemical reactions

8.3 Activity Series
Understanding the nature of activity series and its problems
Predicting the occurrence of a reaction

9.1 Introduction to Stoichiomentry
Understanding stoichiometry and mole ratios
Solving mole ratio and mass composition problems

9.2 Ideal Stoichiometric Calculations
Understanding the molar mass of reactants and products
Solving molar mass from the given reactants and products

9.3 Limiting Reactant and Percentage Yield
Understanding the nature of a limiting reactant and knowing the percentage yield
Solving limiting reactant and percentage yield problems

10 The Kinetic-Molecular Theory of Matter
Introduction to kinetic-molecular theory of matter
Applications of Kinetic-Molecular Theory of Matter to Solids, and Liquids
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

Solving Linear Equations
Solve linear equations using order of operations, like terms, Distributive Property, multiplication and division, and addition and subtraction inverse operations
Solve inequalities

Graphing Linear Equations
Graph linear equations using slope-intercept form, point-slope form and standard form.
Graph horizontal and vertical lines

System of Equations
Solve a system of equations using graphing, substitution and elimination.
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

Numerical Trigonometry
Radian/Degrees, Unit Circle, Right angle Trigonometry, Trig functions of any angle.
Graphs of the 6 trigonometric functions, Inverse Trig functions, Application of Bearings.

Analytical Trigonometry
Fundamental Identities
Verifying Identities
 

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Week 26

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

   • Reading: Vocabulary building: Context, dictionary skills
   • Reading Strategy: Restate main ideas
   • Text Type: Informational Text (Social studies)
   • Word Study: Long vowels spelling patterns
   • Grammar: Showing opposition: adverb clauses beginning with although, even though, even after
   • Writing: Write a problem and solution paragraph

Vocabulary:
   • Ancestor
   • Aristocratic
   • Centuries
   • Claim
   • Descendants
   • Civil
   • Convinced
   • Despite
   • Individuals
   • Tension
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Adrian Sacan

Unit 1.
Lesson 2. Kinetic and Potential Energy
Lesson 3. Transforming Potential Energy
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Adrian Sacan

8.3. Activity Series of the Elements
9.1 Molar Ratio, Empirical Formula, Limiting Reactants
9.2 Ideal Stoichiometric Calculations
9.3 Limiting Reactants, Percentage Yield
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

This week 11B will graph lines given in slope-intercept form. We will also construct equations from a graph and given two points.
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

  • Verifying trigonometric identities
  • Solving Trigonometric equations (not on the midterm)
  • Makeup-Day/Missing Work Day
 

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Week 25

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

   • Reading: Vocabulary building: Literary Terms
   • Reading Strategy: Monitor Comprehension
   • Text Type: Literature (play excerpt)
   • Word Study: Antonyms
   • Grammar: Transforming nouns into adjectives
   • Writing: Write a news article

Vocabulary:
   • Adaption
   • Drama
   • Identities
   • Outcome
   • Presumption
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Adrian Sacan

Unit 1.
Lesson 2. Kinetic and Potential Energy
Lesson 3. Transforming Potential Energy
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Adrian Sacan

8.3. Activity Series of the Elements
9.1 Molar Ratio, Empirical Formula, Limiting Reactants
9.2 Ideal Stoichiometric Calculations
9.3 Limiting Reactants, Percentage Yield
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

This week 11B will only be meeting twice and both days will be taken up finding slopes, using the slope formula and the good ol’ rise over run.
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

    • Chapter 4 Test
    • Chapter 5 Introduction
    • Analytical trigonometry
    • Using fundamental identities
    • Verifying trigonometric identities

 

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Week 24

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

   • Reading: Vocabulary building: Context, dictionary skills
   • Reading Strategy: Summarize
   • Text Type: Informational Text (Social studies)
   • Word Study: Spelling Long o
   • Grammar: Habit in the past: Would; past ability: could/couldn’t
   • Writing: Rewrite a biographical paragraph

Vocabulary:
   • Advocate
   • Championed
   • Diagnosis
   • Engaged
   • Symptoms
   • Turbulent
   • Assumed
   • Contacted
   • Image
   • Intensified
   • Persisted
   • Virtually
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Adrian Sacan

Unit 1.
  Lesson 2. Kinetic and Potential Energy
  Lesson 3. Transforming Potential Energy
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Adrian Sacan

8.3. Activity Series of the Elements
9.1 Molar Ratio, Empirical Formula, Limiting Reactants
9.2 Ideal Stoichiometric Calculations
9.3 Limiting Reactants, Percentage Yield
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

This week 11B brings to a close our review of solving linear equations. We will continue solving two-step equations but now looking at one, none or infinite solutions and solving inequalities. There will be a quiz on Friday.
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

    • Inverse trigonometric functions
    • Applications of trigonometry

 

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Week 23

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

  • Reading: Vocabulary building: Literary Terms
  • Reading Strategy: Draw conclusions
  • Text Type: Literature (tall tale and song)
  • Word Study: Spelling Long e
  • Grammar: Agreement with generic nouns and indefinite pronouns
  • Writing: Rewrite a familiar story

Vocabulary:
  • Challenge
  • Labor
  • Methods
  • Period
  • Physical
  • Technology
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Adrian Sacan

Unit 1. Deeper Understanding of Kinetic Energy
   -Kinetic energy done by gravitational force
   -friction
   -special formulas
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Adrian Sacan

8.2. Chemical Reactions
   -types of reactions
8.3. Stoichiometry
   -calculations on molar mass, formula mass, percentage mass, limiting reactant etc.

Activities: Labwork on Friday
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

This week 11B we add to our arsenal of skills needed to solve linear equations. We will refresh our decimal and fraction skills before moving on to two-step and multi-step linear equations.
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

    • Graphs of Sine and Cosine
    • Vertical and horizontal stretching and shrinking
    • Horizontal and vertical translation
    • Graphing other trig functions: Tan, Cot, Sec, Csc
    • Brief example of “damping”

 

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Week 22

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

  • Reading: Vocabulary building: Context, Dictionary skills
  • Reading Strategy: Skim
  • Text Type: Informational Text (Math and Science)
  • Word Study: r-Controlled Vowels
  • Grammar: Gerunds as objects of verbs and objects of prepositions
  • Writing: Write a story with a starter

Vocabulary:
  • Bred
  • Equalized
  • Expressed
  • Maneuver
  • Prey
  • Stationary
  • Conduct
  • Definitely
  • Encounter
  • Estimate
  • Surviving
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Adrian Sacan

Unit 1. Introduction to Energy
   -vocabulary
   -forms of energy
   -special formulas
   -special topics in energy introduction
   -classwork and board exercises
   -quizzes
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Adrian Sacan

8.1. Describing Chemical Reactions
   -review on assigning oxidation numbers and nomenclature
   -word and formula equations
   -balancing of equations
8.2. Chemical Reactions
   -types of reactions

Activities: classwork and quiz for chapter 7
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

This week in Math 11B we continue with our focus on linear equations. This week we practice our one-step equations, multiplying and dividing, before we delve into multi-step equations.
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

    • Right Triangle Trig
    • Six trig functions
    • Trig functions of non-right triangles

 

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Week 21

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

    • Reading: Vocabulary building: Literary terms, word study
    • Reading Strategy: Read for enjoyment
    • Text Type: Literature
    • Word Study: Suffixes
    • Grammar: Transitions and transitional Expressions
    • Writing: Write a narrative paragraph

Vocabulary:

    • Cycle
    • Generations
    • Ignore
    • Injuries
    • Symbol

 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Adrian Sacan

Unit 1. Introduction to Energy
   -vocabulary
   -what is energy
   -Potential Energy and Kinetic Energy
   -forms of energy
   -special formulas
   -special topics in energy introduction
   -classwork and board exercises
   -quizzes
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Adrian Sacan

7.1. Atoms, Elements, Ions
   -review on elements and symbols
   -atoms vs elements
   -cations vs anions
7.2. Chemical Formulas and Compounds
   -monatomic, diatomic, polyatomic compounds
   -nomenclature and balancing of equations
   -formula mass
   -molecular and empirical formulas
7.3. Oxidation Numbers
   -rules in assigning Oxidation Numbers
7.4 Activities: classwork and short quiz
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

This semester Math 11B will focus on linear equations – solving, graphing and systems. We will start the semester slow and easy by reviewing like terms, distribution and solving one-step equations.
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

    • Numerical Trigonometry
    • Radians and Degrees
    • Conversions
    • Unit Circle

 

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Review and Exam Week

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

Section A: Vocabulary (20 Marks)
Students will be given various questions on the “Academic- and Key Words” from our Textbook

Section B: Reading Comprehension (20 Marks)
Students will be given a news article to read and answer questions about the article

Section C: Grammar (20 Marks)
Mix of grammar and word study questions covered this term
Error Correction (Punctuation, Capital Letters, Grammar, Spelling)

Section D: Writing (10 Marks)
Writing a persuasive paragraph by giving your opinion about a subject and use facts to convince the reader that your opinion is correct.
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Noland Flores

Units from the Workbook

  • (J.U2) Lesson 2: Change of State
  • (J.U3) Lesson 1: Chemical Reaction
  • (J.U3) Lesson 2: Chemical Equation
  • (J.U3) Lesson 3: Engineer It: Thermal Energy and Chemical Processes
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Noland Flores

Units from the Workbook

  • Section 3.3: Counting Atoms
  • Section 6.1: Chemical Bonding
  • Section 6.2: Covalent Bonding and Molecular Compounds
  • Section 6.3: Ionic Bonding and Ionic Compounds
  • Section 6.4: Metallic Bonding
  • Section 6.5: Molecular Geometry
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

1. Ratios and Proportions
2. Percents/Fractions/Decimals
   -converting percents-fractions
   -circle graphs
   -converting percents-decimals
   -probability
   -estimating percents
   -sample spaces/Fundamental Counting Principle
3. Measuring
   -Capacity, weight, and length US style, unit conversion
   -converting in metric system
   -measures of time
   -measures of temperature, Celsius and Fahrenheit
4. Angles and shapes
   -measuring, estimating and drawing angles
   -angle relationships
   -triangles and quadrilaterals
   -similar and congruent figures
5. Intergers
   – adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing
   – Translations, reflections and rotations
6. Intro to Algebra
   – Distributive property, solving equations
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

  ● Polynomial and Rational Functions
    ○ Quadratics
    ○ Higher polynomials
    ○ Complex numbers
    ○ Synthetic division and long division with polynomials
    ○ Zeros of polynomial functions
    ○ Rational functions
    ○ Nonlinear inequalities
  ● Exponential and Logarithmic functions
    ○ Exponential functions
    ○ Graphs of exponential functions
    ○ Properties of exponential functions
    ○ Logarithmic functions
    ○ Properties of logarithmic functions
    ○ Logarithmic and exponential models and applications
  ● Systems of Equations and Inequalities
    ○ Linear and Nonlinear systems
    ○ Two variable system and Elimination
    ○ Multivariable systems and Row-Echelon Form
    ○ Partial Fractions
    ○ Systems of Inequalities
    ○ Linear Programing
 

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Week 18

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

 1. Group Writing Exercise
 2. Mini Project
 3. Write a short story script

Vocabulary Words:
 • N/a
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Noland Flores

Units from the book:   (J.U3) Lesson 3: Engineer It: Thermal Energy and Chemical Processes

Day 1 & 2:   Hands on Lab 8: Choose a Chemical Process, page 163, 164, 165, 166
Day 3 & 4:   Unit Project 3: Design a Chemical Cold Pack, page 115
Day 5:    Test:
     (J.U3) Lesson 2: Chemical Equation
     (J.U3) Lesson 3: Engineer It: Thermal Energy and Chemical Processes
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Noland Flores

Units from the book:   Section 6.5: Molecular Geometry

Day 1:   Review: Section 6.5, Page 207
Day 2 & 3:   Review Chapter 6: pages 209, 210 & 211
Day 4 & 5:   Collect all missing homework to be graded
       Check Quizlet test Completed
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

This week Math 11B will complete its transformation unit by examining dilations. We then round out the semester with a quick update on solving algebraic equations.
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

    • Partial Fractions
    • Systems of Inequalities
    • Linear Programing

 

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Week 17

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

 1. Put it all together (Unit 3) Handbook Page 242 – 249
 2. Workbook Page 61-64
 3. Listening and Speaking Workshop
 4. Writing Workshop

Vocabulary Words:
 • N/a
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Noland Flores

Units from the book:   (J.U3) Lesson 3: Engineer It: Thermal Energy and Chemical Processes

Day 1: Test:
     (J.U2) Lesson 2: Change of State
     (J.U3) Lesson 1: Chemical Reaction
Day 2:   Terms: Factors that affect Reaction Rates, Language arts (Page 161)
     Homework 20: Do the Math, Page 161
Day 3:   Hands-on Lab 8: Choose a Chemical Process, page 163, 164, 165, 166
Day 4:   Hands-on Lab 8: Choose a Chemical Process, page 163, 164, 165, 166
Day 5:   Quizzes: Lesson 3 Self-Check, pages 169, 170, 171
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Noland Flores

Units from the book:   Section 6.5: Molecular Geometry

Day 1:   Test: Chapter 3, Section 3 and Chapter 6, Section 1/2/3/4″
Day 2:   Terms: Valence-Shell Electron-Pair Repulsion Theory, Trigonal-Planar Molecules,
     Tetrahedral, Molecules, Unshared Electron Pairs, Trigonal-Pyramidal Molecules,
    Angular Molecules, Other Molecular Shapes, Table Page 200
Day 3:   Terms: Sample Problem (Page 201), Orbital Notation, Hybridization, Hybrid Orbitals,
    Geometry Hybrid Orbitals
Day 4:   Terms: Intermolecular Forces, Dipole, Dipole-Dipole Forces, Hydrogen Bonding, London
    Dispersion Forces
Day 5:   Modelling Molecules
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

This week 11B will examine transformations, specifically how translations, reflections and rotations move a shape around the coordinate plane.
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

    • Elimination Method
    • Graphs of Linear and Non-linear Systems of Equations
    • Multivariable Linear Systems
    • Partial Fractions

 

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Week 16

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

 1. Work through Keystone Handbook, Page 212 – 223
 2. Workbook Page 86 – 92
 3. Prepare to Read. Review and Practice. Grammar and Writing

Vocabulary Words:
 • Activist
 • Communicate
 • Elections
 • Public Awareness
 • Publication
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Noland Flores

Units from the book:   (J.U3) Lesson 2: Chemical Equation

Day 1:   Terms: Law of conservation of Matter, Balanced Chemical Equations
     Homework 17: Evaluate a Chemical Reactions, page 146″
Day 2:   Quizzes: Lesson 2 Self-Check, pages 149, 150, 151
Day 3:   “Hands-on Lab 6: Observe Changes, page 125, 126
     Homework 18: Take it Further “”Balancing a Chemical Equation”” page 147 & 148″
Day 4:   Terms: Unit Starter (Thermal Energy & Chemical Processes), Lesson 3 Starter (Can you
     Explain It?), Energy Flow, Energy Transfer, Model Energy Movement
Day 5:   Terms: Energy & Chemical Processes, Rates of Energy Transformation
     Homework 19: Do the Math, Page 159″
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Noland Flores

Units from the book:   Section 6.3: Ionic Bonding and Ionic Compounds
            Section 6.4: Metallic Bonding

Day 1:   Test: Chapter 3, Section 3 (Practice)
Day 2:   Review: Section 6.3, Page 193
Day 3:   Terms: Metallic Bonding, Overlapping Orbital, Metallic Properties (Thermal Conductivity,
     Luster, Malleability, Ductility), Metallic Bond Strength
Day 4:   Review: Section 6.4, Page 196
Day 5   Test: Chapter 6, Section 1/2/3/4 (Practice)
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

This week 11B will revisit those basic integer methods of adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing – with positive and negative numbers. It may seem like a trip down memory lane, but it is very necessary to have those basic skills under your belt.
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

    • Review
    • Chapter 3 Test
    • Intro to Systems of Equations and Inequalities
    • Substitution Method
    • Non-linear substitution
    • Elimination Method

 

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Week 15

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

 1. Work through Keystone Handbook, Page 196 – 211
 2. Workbook Page 79 – 85
 3. Prepare to Read. Review and Practice. Grammar and Writing

Vocabulary Words:
 • Affect
 • Circumstances
 • Injure
 • Internal
 • Predict
 • Reconstruct
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Noland Flores

Units from the book: (J.U3) Lesson 2: Chemical Equation

Day 1: Terms: Chemical Equations (Can you Explain It?), Chemical Formula
Day 2: Terms: Chemical Equation, Modelling Chemical Reactions
Day 3: Hands-on Lab 7: Observe a Chemical Reaction, page 141
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Noland Flores

Units from the book: Section 6.3: Ionic Bonding and Ionic Compounds
            Section 6.4: Metallic Bonding

Day 1: Quizlet Test: Section 3.3
Day 2: Terms: Ionic Compound, Formula Unit, Lattice Energy, Melting Point, Boiling Point, Hardness, Deformation, Electrical Conductivity, Polyatomic Ion
Day 3: Review: Section 6.3
Day 4: Terms: Metallic Bonding, Overlapping Orbital, Metallic Properties (Thermal Conductivity, Luster, Malleability, Ductility), Metallic Bond Strength
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

This week 11B will conclude the unit on geometric shapes with a review and quiz, before embarking on a back-to-basics unit on integers.
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

    • Exponential growth and decay
    • Carbon dating application and other half life examples
    • Review
    • Chapter 3 Test

 

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Week 14

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

 1. Work through Keystone Handbook, Page 184 – 195
 2. Workbook Page 72 – 78
 3. Prepare to Read. Review and Practice. Grammar and Writing

Vocabulary Words:
 • Constitutional
 • Occupying
 • Policy
 • Required
 • Restricted
 • Violating
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Noland Flores

Units from the book: (J.U3) Lesson 1: Chemical Reaction

Day 1: &nbps; Presentations Unit 2 Connections page 106
Day 2:
  • Terms: Changes in Matter, Physical Changes, Chemical Reaction, Signs & Evidence of
   Chemical Reactions
  • Unit Project 3: Design a Chemical Cold Pack, page 115
Day 3:
  • Terms: Questions 22, 23 pages 126
  • Homework 15: Analyze Physical Changes & Chemical Reactions, page 126
Day 4:
  • Quizzes: Lesson 1 Self-Check, pages 129, 130, 131
  • Homework 16: Take it Further “airbag” page 127 & 128
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Noland Flores

Units from the book: Section 6.2: Covalent Bonding and Molecular Compounds

Day 1:
  • Terms: Sample/Practice Problem (page 182-183), Sharing multiple pairs of Electrons,
   Multiple Bonds
Day 2:
  • Terms: Resonance, Network of Bonded Atoms, Sample Problem (page 186)
  • Review Homeworks
Day 3:
  • Quizlet Test: Section 3.3
Day 4:
  • Review: Section 6.2, page 187
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

This week in 11B Math we will look at temperature, estimating and converting. We will have a measurement test on Wednesday. For the end of the week, we will begin our unit on basic geometry.
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

    • Changing the base of logarithms
    • Exponential and Logarithmic equations
    • Exponential growth and decay
    • Carbon dating application and other half life examples
    • Other models of logarithmic and exponential equations

 

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Week 13

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

  1. Work through Keystone Handbook, Page 170 – 183
  2. Workbook Page 65 – 71
  3. Prepare to Read. Review and Practice. Grammar and Writing

Vocabulary Words:
 • Access
 • Community
 • Construction
 • Establishment
 • Previous
 • Principle
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Noland Flores

Units from the book:   (J.U2) Lesson 2: Change of State
           (J.U3) Lesson 1: Chemical Reaction”

Day 1:   Unit 2 Review page 107-110
Day 2:
  • Terms: Chemical Processes and Equations(Why It Matters), Unit Starter (Identifying Chemical
    Reactions), Lesson 3 Starter (Can you Explain It?), Properties of Matter, Physical Properties,
    Chemical Properties
  • Homework 13: Do the Math, page 120
Day 3:   Classwork: Presentations Physical Model Unit 1
Day 4:
  • Terms: Changes in Matter, Physical Changes, Chemical Reaction
  • Unit Project 3: Design a Chemical Cold Pack, page 115
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Noland Flores

Units from the book:   Section 6.1: Chemical Bonding
           Section 6.2: Covalent Bonding and Molecular Compounds

Day 1:
  • Terms: Chemical Bond, Ionic Bonding, Covalent Bonding, Nonpolar-covalent Bond, Polar,
    Polar-covalent Bond
Day 2:
  • Terms: Sample Problem Page 173, Molecule, Molecular Compound, Chemical Formula,
    Molecular Formula, Potential Energy Between Atoms.
  • Review: Section 6.1, page 174″
Day 3:
  • Terms: Electron Cloud, Orbit, Average Bond Length, Bond Energy, Octet Rule, Bonds &
   Octet Rule, Electron Dot Notation
Day 4:
  • Terms: Lewis Structure, Structural Formula, Single Bond, Sample Problem (page 182)
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

This week in 11B Math we will look at temperature, estimating and converting. We will have a measurement test on Wednesday. For the end of the week, we will begin our unit on basic geometry.
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

    • Chapter 3 Exponential Functions and Logarithmic Functions
    • Natural Logs
    • Properties of Logarithms

 

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Week 12

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

 1. Work through Keystone Handbook, Page 128 – 141
 2. Workbook Page 54 – 60
 3. Prepare to Read. Review and Practice. Grammar and Writing

Vocabulary Words:
 • Distinctive
 • Evidence
 • Identical
 • Identification
 • Invisible
 • Visible
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Noland Flores

Units from the book:   (J.U2) Lesson 2 Change of State

Day 1 & 2:
  • Hands on Lab 5: Observe States of Matter, page 89 & 90

Day 3 & 4:
  • Terms: Identifying a change of state, Thermal Energy, Change of State, Melting, Melting
   Point, Evaporation, Boiling, Boiling Point
  • Homework 10: Do the Math (page 93) & Problems 12, 13 (page 94) ”

Day 5:
  • Terms: Condensation, Freezing (solidification), Lava in the Ocean, Pressure
  • Homework 11: Take it Further “”Forensics”” page 101 & 102
  • Quizzes: Lesson 2 Self-Check, pages 103, 104 & 105″
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Noland Flores

Units from the book:   Section 3.3 Counting Atoms

Day 1   Terms: Identifying Isotopes (Hyphen Notation, Nuclear Symbol), Nuclide, Unified Atomic
    Mass Unit, Average Atomic Mass
Day 2   Terms: Mole, Avogadro’s Number, Molar Mass
Day 3   Terms: Gram/Mole Conversions, Conversions with Avogadro’s Number, Math Problems,
    Conversion Factors
Day 4
   • Review: Section 3.3, page 91
   • Homework: Math Tutor (Moles & Prefixes)”
Day 5   Review Chapter 3: work in groups, pages 93, 94 & 95
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

This week 11B will conclude the unit on statistics and begin a new unit on measuring and converting units.
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

    • Solve Polynomial Inequalities
    • Chapter 2 Review
    • Chapter 2 Test
    • Chapter 2 Post test review
    • Chapter 3 introduction to exponential functions

 

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Week 11

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

 1. Work through Keystone Handbook, Page 128 – 141
 2. Workbook Page 54 – 60
 3. Prepare to Read. Review and Practice. Grammar and Writing

Vocabulary Words:
 • Distinctive
 • Evidence
 • Identical
 • Identification
 • Invisible
 • Visible
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Noland Flores

Units from the book: (J.U2) Lesson 2 Change of State

Day 1: Terms: Lesson Phenomenon, Lesson 2 Starter (Can you Explain It?), Energy influences a Change of State

Day 2 & 3:
Self check Lesson 2
  • page 103: questions 1, 2
  • page 105: question “a”
Lesson 2 Unit 2 Review
  • page 107: questions 3, 4, 5
  • page 109: question 7
Unit Project (page 71) preps to Build model
  • Write a brief description about the model that will explain the phenomenon of
    “Disappearing Arctic Sea Ice”
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Noland Flores

Units from the book: Section 3.3 Counting Atoms

Day 1   Terms: Atomic Number, Isotope, Mass number
Day 2   Review Chapter 3: work in groups, pages 93, 94 & 95 exercises (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 13, 14a, d, e, h)
Day 3   Review Chapter 3: work in groups, pages 93, 94 & 95 exercises (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 13, 14a, d, e, h)
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

In this short week we tackle some fundamental skills: converting percentages to decimals (and back) and basic probability and sample spaces. All very useful in real life!!
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

    • Vertical and Horizontal Asymptotes
    • Slant Asympototes
    • Analyze and sketch graphs of rational functions
    • Solve Polynomial Inequalities

 

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Review and Exam Week

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

Section A: Vocabulary (20 Marks)
Students will be given various questions on the “Academic- and Key Words” from our Textbook

Section B: Reading Comprehension (20 Marks)
Students will be given a news article to read and answer questions about the article

Section C: Grammar (20 Marks)
Complex and Compound-Complex Sentences
Can/Can’t + Verb for Ability or Possibility
Error Correction (Punctuation, Capital Letters, Grammar, Spelling)

Section D: Writing (10 Marks)
Writing a descriptive paragraph to describe a person, object, place or experience.
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Noland Flores

* There will be 4 sections to this test with the following Score Breakdowns:
  ✓ 5 True/False questions (4 points each = total 20 points)
  ✓ 8 Matching questions (3 points each = total 24 points)
  ✓ 4 Multiple choice questions (4 points each = total 16 points)
  ✓ 5 Written questions (8 points each = total 40 points)

(Topics)
Units from the Workbook

  ✓ (J.U1) Lesson 1: The Properties of Matter
  ✓ (J.U1) Lesson 2: Atoms and Elements”
  ✓ (J.U1) Lesson 3: Molecules and Extended Structures”
  ✓ (J.U2) Lesson 1: States of Matter

Vocabulary

    Matter, Mass, Earth’s Acceleration, Gravitational Force, Weight, Volume, Displacement Method, Density, State of Matter, Solid, Liquid, Gas, Element, Atom, Properties of Matter, Physical Properties Of Matter, Chemical Properties of Matter, Flammability, Periodic Table, gr, Scale, ml, Group, Period, Atomic Number, Atomic Symbol, Atomic Name, Atomic Mass, Pure Substance, Chemical Bond, Molecule, Compound, Crystal, DNA, “Break Down” In Science.

 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Noland Flores

* There will be 5 sections to this test with the following Score Breakdowns:
  ✓ 4 True/False questions (3 points each = total 16 points)
  ✓ 8 Matching questions (3 points each = total 24 points)
  ✓ 4 Multiple choice questions (4 points each = total 16 points)
  ✓ 4 Written questions (7 points each = total 32 points)
  ✓ 1 Mathematic Problem (20 points)

(Topics)
Units from the Workbook

  ✓ Section 1.1: Chemistry is a Physical Science
  ✓ Section 1.2: Matters and Its Properties
  ✓ Section 1.3: Elements
  ✓ Section 2.1: Measurement and Calculations
  ✓ Section 2.2: Units of Measurement
  ✓ Section 2.3: Using Scientific Measurement
  ✓ Section 3.1: The atom, From Philosophical Idea to Scientific Theory
  ✓ Section 3.2 The Structure of The Atom

Vocabulary
Chapter 1

    Science, Chemistry, Chemical, Branches of Chemistry, Research, Pharmaceutical chemists, Forensic chemists, Green chemists, Matter, Mass, Element, Atom, Compound, extensive property, intensive property, Physical properties, Physical changes, change of state, Solid, liquid, Gas, Plasma, Chemical properties , chemical change, Chemical reactions, Reactant, Product, Law of Conservation of Energy, Law of Conservation of Mass, Pure substance, Mixture, homogeneous mixture, Heterogeneous mixture, Breaking down, Group, Period, metals, Nonmetals, Noble gases, Metalloids

Chapter 2

    Scientific method, observation, quantitative observation, qualitative observation, system, hypothesis, variable, Control, repetition, replication, theory, model, quantity, SI unit, weight, length, derived units, volume, density, conversion factor, dimensional analysis, accuracy, precision, percent error, significant figures, directly proportional, inversely proportional, meter (m), kilogram (kg), second (s), Kelvin (k), mole (mol), ampere (A), candela (cd), scientific notation

Chapter 3

    Law of conservation of mass, law of definite proportions, law of multiple proportions, atom, nucleus, proton, neutron, electron, cathode ray tubes, nuclear forces

 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

The Math 11B midterm will focus on the first five chapters of our workbook.

Chapter 1 will cover prime factors, exponents and order of operations.

Chapter 2 is a statistical unit dealing with bar and line graphs, stem-and-leaf plots, lone plots and mean, median, mode and range.

Chapter 3 deals primarily with decimals: comparing and ordering, rounding, adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing.

Chapter 4 problems will include finding the GCF, simplifying fractions, mixed numbers and improper fractions, LCM, back and forth from decimal to fraction.

Finally, Chapter 5 is all about fractions: adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing.
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

  • Rectangular Coordinates
  • Graphs of Equations
  • Linear Equations in Two Variables
  • Functions
  • Analyzing Graphs of Functions
  • Parent Functions
  • Transformations of Functions
  • Combinations of Functions: Composites
  • Inverse Functions
  • Quadratic Functions and Models
  • Polynomial functions of a Higher Degree
  • Polynomial and Synthetic Division
  • Complex Numbers
  • Zeros of Polynomial Functions
  • Rational Functions
  • Nonlinear Inequalities
 

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Week 8

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

 1. Work through Keystone Handbook, Page 114 – 127
 2. Workbook Page 47 – 53
 3. Prepare to Read. Review and Practice. Grammar and Writing

Vocabulary Words:
 • Achieve
 • Adequate
 • Construct
 • Culture
 • Emphasis
 • Perception
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Noland Flores

Units from the book: (J.U2) Lesson 1: States of Matter

Day 1: Test 1 (Unit 1)
Day 2: Hands on Lab 4: Observe States of Matter, page 75 & 76
Day 3: Terms: Most Liquids and Solids, Liquid and Solid Water, Water on Earth
Day 4: Self check Lesson 1, pages 83, 84 & 85
Day 5: Collect all missing homework to be graded, Check Quizlet test Completed to be graded
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Noland Flores

Units from the book: Section 3.2 The Structure of The Atom

Day 1: Test (Chapter 1 & 2)
Day 2: Quiz Review: Section 3.1, Atom, Nucleus, Proton, Neutron, Electrons(-e),
Cathode Rays & (-e), Charge and Mass of The (-e)
Day 3: Atom (Positively-Charged Nuclei), Nucleus(Proton & Neutron), Properties of Subatomic Particles, Quiz Section 2.3, page 63″
Day 4: Terms: Nuclear Forces, Electron’s Radii
Classroom grading Review: Section 3.2″
Day 5: Collect all missing homework to be graded, Check Quizlet test Completed”
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

This week 11B will be examining ratios and proportions. Last week’s fraction review will be put to good use!
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

    • Complex Numbers
    • Finding zeros of polynomial functions
    • How many zeros
    • How to find the zeros
    • Complex zeros
    • Rational Zeros
    • Descarte’s rule of signs

 

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Week 7

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

 1. Work through Keystone Handbook, Page 102 – 113
 2. Workbook Page 40 – 46
 3. Prepare to Read. Review and Practice. Grammar and Writing

Vocabulary Words:
 • Adult
 • Attitude
 • Categories
 • Communication
 • Manipulating
 • Response
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Noland Flores

Units from the Book:   (J.U2) Lesson 1: States of Matter

Day 1:   Term: States of Matter and Changes of States(Why It Matters),
   Unit Starter (Identifying Characteristics of Matter)
   Test practice: Unit 1

Day 2:   Terms: Lesson 1 Starter (Can you Explain It?)
   Unit Project 2, page 71

Day 3:   Test practice: Unit 1
   Terms: Identify Patterns in Shape and Volume(Engineer it, page 76)

Day 4:   Terms: Particles of Matter, Models Particles in solids, liquids & gases

Day 5:   Terms: Characteristics on states of matter
   Test practice: Unit 1
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Noland Flores

Units from the Book:  Section 2.3: Using Scientific Measurement
   Section 3.1: The atom, From Philosophical Idea to Scientific Theory

Day 1:   Review: Section 2.3, page 63

Day 2:   Test :Chapter 1 (Practice)
   Review: Section 2.3, page 63

Day 3:   Review Chapter 2: work in groups, pages 65, 66 & 67

Day 4:   Terms: Law of conservation of Mass, Law of Definite Proportions,
  Law of Multiple Proportions.
   Test :Chapter 1 (Practice)

Day 5:   Terms: Dalton’s atomic Theory
  Review: Section 3.1
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

This week we get reacquainted with those basic fraction skills – adding and subtracting, multiplying and dividing, rounding and estimating.
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

    • Quadratics
    • Standard form and Definition form of a Quadratic
    • Quadratic Functions and Models
    • Finding the Vertex
    • Polynomial functions of a Higher Degree
    • Polynomial and Synthetic Division

 

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Week 6

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

  1. Work through Keystone Handbook, Page 88 – 101
  2. Workbook Page 33 – 39
  3. Prepare to Read. Review and Practice. Grammar and Writing

Vocabulary Words:
 • Adapt
 • Conflict
 • Identity
 • Interpret
 • Issue
 • Reveal
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Noland Flores

From the workbook:
  ✓ (J.U1) Lesson 1: The Properties of Matter
  ✓ (J.U1) Lesson 2: Atoms and Elements
  ✓ (J.U1) Lesson 3: Molecules and Extended Structures”

It includes the following terms:
We have to complete a quiz about the three lessons in the Unit one on pages 63, 64, 65 & 66

Moreover:
  ✓ Student will show their Presentations about the following topics:
    o Unit 1 Connections page 62
    o Unit 1 Performance Task, pages 67 & 68
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Noland Flores

From the Workbook:
  ✓ Section 2.3: Using Scientific Measurement

It includes the following terms:
Error in Measurement, Significant Figure(SF), Significant Zeros, Significant Figure (Rounding, addition/Subtraction/Multiplication/Division), Conversion Factors & Significant Figures, Scientific Notation (addition/Subtraction/Multiplication/Division), Guide to Solve Problems

Moreover: Different types of mathematic problems
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

This week we get old school and examine fractions, looking at simplifying fractions, mixed numbers, improper fractions, and Least Common Multiple.
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

    • Inverse Functions
    • Finding an Inverse Function
    • Chapter 1 Test
    • Quadratics
    • Standard form and Definition form of a Quadratic

 

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Week 5

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

 1. Put it all together (Unit 1) Handbook Page 78 – 85
 2. Workbook Page 29-32
 3. Listening and Speaking Workshop
 4. Writing Workshop

Vocabulary Words:
 • N/A
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Noland Flores

From the workbook:
  ✓ (J.U1) Lesson 3: Molecules and Extended Structures

It includes the following terms:
In class, We will be checking the Progress in the preparations of the Presentations and we will review the HomeWorks 7, 8

Moreover:
  ✓ Classroom review: Lesson 3 Self-Check (Teamwork), pages 59, 60 & 61
  ✓ Homework 9: Take it Further “People in Science” page 57 & 58
  ✓ Class with games using Quizlet App
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Noland Flores

From the Workbook:
  ✓ Section 2.2: Units of Measurement
  ✓ Section 2.3: Using Scientific Measurement

It includes the following terms:
Derived Units, Volume, Converting SI Units, Weight, Mass, Density, Conversion Factor (CF), Dimensional analysis, Deriving Conversion Factors, Math Problems with SI., accuracy, Precision, Percentage Error

Moreover: A review of Review: Section 2.2, page 48 and class with games using Quizlet App.
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

This week 11B will continue with a review of basic Algebra skills, dividing fractions, greatest common factor and simplifying fractions. There will be a test on Wednesday on decimals.
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

    • Basic Operations of Functions
    • Combinations of Functions: Composite Functions
    • Inverse Functions
    • Finding an Inverse Function

 

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Week 4

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

 • Reading: Vocabulary building: Context, Dictionary skills, word study
 • Reading Strategy: Use Visuals
 • Text Type: Informational Text (Science)
 • Grammar: Complex and Compound – Complex sentences
 • Writing: Describe an object

Vocabulary Words:
 • Adaptable
 • Analytical
 • Function
 • Logical
 • Process
 • React
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Noland Flores

From the workbook:
  ✓ (J.U1) Lesson 3: Molecules and Extended Structures

It includes the following terms:
Lesson 3 Starter (Can you Explain It?), pure substance, Molecule, Chemical Bond, compound, Compare Models of Elements and Compounds, analysing the structure of matter, models of simple molecules, Model of complex Molecules, Extended Structures, Crystal, Evaluate Molecule Models, Structure & Properties, Element & Properties, Different structure with same element

Moreover:
  ✓ Hands on Lab 3: Model Molecules, pages 48 & 49
  ✓ Homework 7: Do the Math “Identify Ratios” page 44
  ✓ Homework 8: Engineer It “Evaluate Cost v/s Performance” page 56
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Noland Flores

From the Workbook:
  ✓ Section 2.1: Measurement and Calculations
  ✓ Section 2.2: Units of Measurement

It includes the following terms:
Scientific Method, System, Hypothesis, Controls & Variables, Repetition and Replication, Theory, Model. Terms: SI Units (From review section 1.3) page 26, Quantity, Sisteme International d’Unites (Base Units & prefixes), Mass/Weight, Length

Moreover: A review of Review: Section 2.1, page 36
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

This week in 11B Math we conclude our statistics unit before proceeding to the next unit on decimals. Basic stuff, but it’s important to master.
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

    • Library of Parent Functions
    • The six parent functions and variations
    • Transformation of functions
    • Grid and non-grid transformations

 

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Week 3

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

 • Reading: Vocabulary building: Literary Terms, word study
 • Reading Strategy: Identify problems and solutions
 • Text Type: Literature (Novel excerpt and Poetry)
 • Grammar: Simple present for habitual actions or routines
 • Writing: Describe an event

Vocabulary Words:
 • Analyze
 • Concept
 • Conclude
 • Occur
 • Precisely
 • Schedule
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Noland Flores

From the workbook:
  ✓ (J.U1) Lesson 2: Atoms and Elements
  ✓ Classroom review: Lesson 2 Self-Check (Teamwork), pages 37, 38 & 39

It includes the following terms:
Properties of Elements, Atoms, Similarities Between Elements, Organize Items by Properties, The Periodic Table, Representing Elements

Moreover:
  ✓ Homework 5: Do the Math, Model Atoms and Elements, page 28.
  ✓ Homework 6: Engineer It, Take It Further, page 34
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Noland Flores

From the Workbook:
  ✓ Section 1.3: Elements
  ✓ Review Chapter 1: work in groups, pages 27, 28 & 29

It includes the following terms:
Periodic Table (Metal, Non-metal, Noble Gases, Metalloid)

Moreover: A review of Review: Section 1.3, page 25
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

After last week’s review of Algebra skills, we begin a unit on statistics, examining such useful tools as bar graphs, line graphs, stem-and-leaf plots and line plots.
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

    • Review of chapter 1 units 1-4
    • Mid Chapter Test
    • Domain and Range
    • Increasing and Decreasing functions
    • Average rates of change
    • Even and Odd Functions

 

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Week 2

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

1.  Reading: Vocabulary building: Context, dictionary skills, word study
2.  Reading Strategy: Preview
3.  Text Type: Informational Text (Science)
4.  Grammar: Can/Can’t + Verb for ability or possibility
5.  Writing: Describe a person

Vocabulary Words:
 • Environment
 • Factors
 • Individual
 • Respond
 • Unique
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Noland Flores

From the workbook:

    ✓ (J.U1) Lesson 1: The Properties of Matter
    ✓ (J.U1) Lesson 2: Atoms and Elements”

It includes the following terms:

States of Matter, Properties of Matter (Physical, Chemical), Lesson 2 Starter (Can you Explain It?), Elements.

And two experiences in Laboratory:

    ✓ Hands on Lab: Measure Density (Monday)
    ✓ Hands on Lab: Compare Densities”(Friday)

Moreover:

    ✓ Homework 3: Relate Density to Volume”
    ✓ Homework 4: Engineer It (questions 23, 24 from page 16), Take It Further.
    ✓ Classroom review: Homework (1, 2, 3, 4), Lesson 1 Self-Check (Teamwork)

 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Noland Flores

From the Workbook:

    ✓ Section 1.2: Matters and Its Properties
    ✓ Section 1.3: Elements

It includes the following terms:

Matter, Mass, Volume, Elements, atom, compound, Extensive/Intensive Properties, Physical Property, Physical Change, Change of state, Solid, Liquid, Gases, Plasma, Chemical Property/Change/Reaction, Reactants, Products, Law of conservation of Energy, Mixture, homogeneous, Solution, Heterogeneous. Separating Mixtures, Pure Substance, Breaking Down Compounds, Laboratory, Chemical and Purity, Periodic Table (Group, Family, Period)

Moreover: A review of Section 1.2″
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

This week 11B will continue with a review of basic Algebra skills, including variables and expressions, functions, function tables and the area of rectangles and squares.
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

    • Rates of change
    • Graphing
    • Definition of a function
    • Identifying a function
    • Vertical line test

 

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Week 1

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Grade 11 English
Teacher Franky de Kock

Reading: Vocabulary building: Literary terms, dictionary skills, word study
Reading Strategy: Visualize
Text Type: Literature (Novel excerpt, poetry)
Grammar: Compound and complex sentences
Writing: Describe a place
Vocabulary: External, Interact, Perspective, Project, Visualize
 

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Grade 11 Physical Science I
Teacher Noland Flores

In our first week at school we will get to know classmates and teacher, get familiar with the syllabus, understand the grading policy, understand the most important rules, procedures, and expectations of the school. Students will be working on the Book (J.U1) Lesson 1: “The Properties of Matter” and Safety Preview in Lab/Field. This week two homework assignments will be given and a list of materials for the Laboratory.
 

Grade 11 Chemistry
Teacher Noland Flores

In our first week at school we will get to know classmates and teacher, get familiar with the syllabus, understand the grading policy, understand the most important rules, procedures, and expectations of the school. Students will be working on the Book Chapter 1/Section 1.1: “Chemistry is a Physical Science” and this week will finish with a review of whole Section 1.1.
 

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Grade 11 Math Foundations
Teacher Neill Dixon

Welcome to Math 11B. Get ready for the big math reboot. We will go over the class syllabus on the first day of school and then promptly leap into our year-long math review. This week we will look at prime factors, exponents and order of operations. Doesn’t that holiday seem oh so short now?
 

Grade 11 Pre-Calculus
Teacher Nic Hansen

 • Introductions
 • Syllabus and class structure
 • Rectangular coordinates
 • Cartesian plane
 

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