Art for Wednesday, December 6

Advertisements

Research Questions for History

Students, you will be writing a unit test in Canadian History (The Building of New France) next Friday. To help prepare for the test, answer these questions:
1) Who was Jacques Cartier? What did he discover? What did he suggest to the King of France? What mistake did he make in one of his travels?
2) What Canadian provinces today used to represent the colony of New France?
3) Who was Samuel de Champlain? What did he build? Why did he build it there?
4) What native group helped the French establish a fur trade business in New France? Why did this group stop helping the French a few years later?
5) The Iroquois hated the French. Three men were responsible for this: Jacques Cartier, Samuel de Champlain, and Jean Talon. Explain.
6) What is Canada’s emblem? Why?
7) Who were the coureurs de bois? Why did the Roman Catholic Church not like them?
8) Who was the Sun King? Who did he send to New France? What did these three men accomplish?
9) Tell me how the Seignuerial System worked in New France. Also, provide a labeled diagram.

Math Homework, Wednesday, December 6

Two questions for you tonight . . .

1) Nya’s marks on her last nine tests were 72, 77, 65, 52, 90, 88, 65, 66, and 55. What is the median of this set of marks?

2) Students in a class kept track of the number of movies they watched at home in a week as shown below:
5 students watched 1 movie
2 students watched 4 movies
3 students watched 4 movies
4 students watched 2 movies
2 students watched 5 movies
1 student watched 6 movies

a) What percentage of students watched three or more movies in a week?
b) What percentage of students watched fewer than three movies in a week?

Math Homework, Tuesday, December 5

Students, complete the following assignment:
1) Convert 17/25 into a percent.
2) Mary’s marks on her first four tests were 77, 68, 65, and 84. What is her average (mean)? Round final answer to nearest whole number.
3) Lucas’ marks on his first two tests were 62 and 68. By how many points will his average improve if he gets 92 on his next test?
4) 7 of the 23 students in Mr. D’s class travel to school by bus. What percent of the students travel to school by bus? Round final answer to nearest whole number.

Math Homework, Monday, December 4

Students, complete the following assignment:
1) Convert 25/30 into a percent.
2) Joe’s marks on his first three tests were 65, 74, and 80. What is his average (mean)? Round final answer to nearest whole number.
3) Joe’s marks on his first two tests were 77 and 60. By how many points will his average improve if he gets 88 on his next test?
4) 11 of the 32 students in Mr. D’s class travel to school by bus. What percent of the students travel to school by bus? Round final answer to nearest whole number.