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Day 1, February 20, 2018
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Section 7-4 Scientific Notation
Assign: 5-18 all
English
IOWA CORE: (W.8.5) (W.8.6) (W.8.10) (L.8.5) (L.8.1)
OBJECTIVES: Students will be introduced to reading and comprehending poetry by working with partners and class discussion.
LESSON:
Partner work / Class discussion on “The Cold Within” / collect (20- 25 min.)
Introduce poetry unit ~ princess, quotes, notes on InFocus
Art / Artificial handout and notes plus 3 rules
ASSIGNMENT:
Spelling test 15 on THURSDAY
History
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Check in/go over Ch. 10 SG
Hand out Ch. 10 essay outline
Review 14 vocab. terms.
ASSIGNMENT:
Ch. 10 Test on Wednesday
Complete essay outline
Review your vocabulary
Literature
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Prepare for presentations
Holocaust Presentations - audience completes Holocaust presentation notesheet
ASSIGNMENT:
Prepare for presentations - rehearsal evaluation form and visual aids due 1 day prior to your presentation
Unit 6 Vocabulary Pretest on Vocabulary.com due Monday
Ind. Reading (30 minutes) daily requirement
Pre-Algebra
Go over story problems for test on Thursday
Assign: Study
SCI English
correct pretest 18
SCI Literature
prepare for presentation
SCI Math
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Science
Vocab quiz today
Google classroom
Videos and questions about earthquake topics
Color diagram
Work on 11:3 SG when finished
Review Earthquake chart
Assignment: finish up videos / questions
Ch 11 Test on Thursday
7th Grade Assignments
English
Spelling pretest #18
Review peer editing expectations and give today's editing focus -- FANBOYS should not start a sentence; do not start sentences with "well" unless in dialogue
Continue peer editing
Assign: Write missed spelling words
Geography
Bell Ringer: weekend update
Activity: Review questions from first part of the reading. Finish reading chapter 7 section 2. Answer questions about the islands countries of Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, and Cuba.
Homework: Chapter 7 section 2 part 2 questions – island profiles.
Literature
Bell Ringer: Review All About Work Vocabulary
Objective: Build reading comprehension through vocabulary building and visualization and comparison of film version of The Giver to the text.
Review Just Asking Vocabulary. Check in vocabulary.com OR sentences. (RL7.4)
Pair share body paragraph #1 ideas. (RL7.7)
Review essay body paragraph sample and begin writing body paragraph #2. (RL7.7)
Assignment: Study All About Work Vocabulary. Test Thursday. Complete Body Paragraph #2.
Math
Basic pg. 431-433 1-9 all, 35-38 all
Average pg. 431-433 11-24 all, 27, 35-38 all
Advanced pg. 431-433 17-27 all, 33, 35-38 all
Science
Warm Up Question # 67 – Think-Pair-Share
Energy Transfers in the Winter Olympics
Assign Topics
Discuss Project/Presentation Expectations
Begin Presentation Research
Assignments:
6th Grade Assignments
English
spelling pretest--cede words
infinitive notes--cue card 8
learning sheet 6A and 6B
Assignment: spelling 3x, learning sheet 7A
Literature
Hero Project (editing & revising)
Review vocabulary sections 5-7
Assignment: read 1/2 hour, Study for WAD Quiz sections 5-7
Math
Project work day
S.I. #20
Science
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Social Studies
Bellringer: Discuss and Collect Rome Preview Q
Activities: Introduce Rome; Work on Map of Italy; Correct in class; Google Earth; Textbook Reading (p. 224-225)
Closure: Discussion
Assignment: Vocabulary for Lesson 2--p. 230 (due Fri.)
Wednesday
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Day 2, February 21, 2018
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Section 7-5 Exponential Function
Assign: Compare Contrast linear vs exponential functions
English
IOWA CORE: (W.8.5) (W.8.6) (W.8.10) (L.8.5) (L.8.1)
OBJECTIVES: Students will be given instruction and writing workshop time to create draft of poem.
LESSON:
Teach / model “I have learned” poem with handout
Rough draft writing workshop time.
Explain expectations for final draft
Typed
Double spaced
illustration
Set up (title, punctuation, etc.)
ASSIGNMENT:
Be ready to turn in final draft at start of class on Thursday
Spelling test 15 on THURSDAY.
History
LESSON:
Chapter 10 Test
ASSIGNMENT:
Preview and write blue heading questions for your assigned chapter.
11:1 – Ms. VanWyk
11:2 – Mr. Mouw
11:3 – Mrs. Hoogeveen
11:4 – Mrs. Oolman
11:5 – Mr. Boone
Literature
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Prepare for presentations
Holocaust Presentations - audience completes Holocaust presentation notesheet
ASSIGNMENT:
Prepare for presentations - rehearsal evaluation form and visual aids due 1 day prior to your presentation
Unit 6 Vocabulary.com due Monday
Ind. Reading (30 minutes) daily requirement
Pre-Algebra
Review solving systems by graphing and solving systems using substitution
Assign: Study - Test Tomorrow
SCI English
no assignment
SCI Literature
presentation reflection
SCI Math
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Science
BR-fill in 11:3 SG
Review sub material
Check diagram that was colored –add surface waves
Wrap up unit
Organize binder
Tan with partner to review
Assignment: tan review sheet
7th Grade Assignments
English
Hand in spelling words
Continue peer editing—today’s editing focus: writing dialogue correctly
Using peer editing, correct conventions on rough draft #2
Provide final draft expectations/checklist
Assign: Final personal narrative due end of class Friday (with all required drafts and papers in writing file folder)—USE FINAL CHECKLIST
Geography
Bell Ringer: What is unique about Cuba and Haiti compared to the rest of the island countries in the Caribbean?
Activity: review chapter 7 section 2 questions. Review chapter 7 section one.
Take quiz over chapter 7 sections 1-2.
No assignment
Literature
Bell Ringer: Pair share body paragraph ideas. (RL7.7)
Objective: Build reading comprehension through visualization and comparison of film version of The Giver to the text.
Independent reading. (IA.1, IA.2 & RL7.10)
Discuss conclusion paragraph sample and begin writing conclusion. (RL7.7)
Assignment: Complete conclusion. Study Just Asking Vocabulary.
Math
Basic pg. 436-438 6-12 evens; 17
Average pg. 436-438 6-12 evens, 17-19 all
Advanced pg. 436-438 6-12 evens, 17-19 all
Science
Energy Transfers in an Olympic Sport
Forces & Interactions in an Olympic Sport
Assignments:
Winter Olympic Sport Presentations – Due Friday
6th Grade Assignments
English
notes on infinitive phrases
Assignment: spelling worksheet, learning sheet 7B
Literature
WAD Quiz Sections 5-7
Collect Hero Papers
Assignment: read 1/2 hour
Math
Project work day
S.I. #20
Science
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Social Studies
Bellringer: Review yesterday’s reading with notes (p. 224-225)
Activities: Textbook Reading (p. 226-227); Notes (226-227) Closure: Venn Diagram on notes (Greece vs. Rome)
Assignment: Finish Notes (p. 226-227); Vocabulary for Lesson 2 (due Fri.)
Thursday
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Day 3, February 22, 2018
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Section 7-5
Assign: worksheet Due Tuesday
English
IOWA CORE: (W.8.5) (W.8.6) (W.8.10) (L.8.5) (L.8.1)
OBJECTIVES: Students will be assessed on spelling (domain specific words) and be introduced to famous poet Robert Frost and his quote about all poems having two meanings.
LESSON:
Spelling test 15
Collect final draft of “I have learned” poem
Introduce Robert Frost / background information (InFocus).
Teach Frost quote / t-note---figure in itself / figure for our time w/ handout and notes on InFocus
ASSIGNMENT:
Memorize quote and its meaning for quiz on Monday!
History
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Return/Record/File Ch. 10 Test
Preview Ch. 11:5 - go over blue heading questions
Read Ch. 11:5 - answer blue heading questions
Begin completing the Ch. 11:5 SG
ASSIGNMENT:
Ch. 11:5 SG due Friday
11:1 – Ms. VanWyk
11:2 – Mr. Mouw
11:3 – Mrs. Hoogeveen
11:4 – Mrs. Oolman
11:5 – Mr. Boone
Literature
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Prepare for presentations
Holocaust Presentations - audience completes Holocaust presentation notesheet
ASSIGNMENT:
Unit 6 Vocabulary.com due Monday
Ind. Reading (30 minutes) daily requirement
Pre-Algebra
Linear Systems Test
SCI English
spelling practice 18
SCI Literature
no assignment
SCI Math
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Science
Earthquake test
Assignment: none
7th Grade Assignments
English
Bell ringer
Using peer editing, correct conventions on rough draft #2
Assign: Spelling assignment #18; Spelling test #18 tomorrow; Final personal narrative due end of class tomorrow (with all required drafts and papers in writing file folder)—USE FINAL CHECKLIST
Geography
Bell Ringer: What do you know about Brazil – padlet wall
Activity: read in a group National geographic for kids about Brazil. Individually come up with questions related to the reading that begin with “I wonder about …”
Students will write down questions, share, then research to find answers.
Homework: Finish researching your “I wonder …” question. Bring an answer tomorrow.
Literature
Bell Ringer: Study All About Work Vocabulary (RL7.4)
Objective: Build reading comprehension through vocabulary mastery and visualization and comparison of film version of The Giver to the text.
Discuss conclusion paragraph sample. Pair Share. (RL7.7)
All About Work Vocabulary Test (RL7.4)
Begin proofreading essay. Print. (RL7.7)
Assignment: Complete essay and print. Turn in at the start of class tomorrow.
Math
Basic pg. 441-443 1-5 all, 16, 21, 23
Average pg. 441-443 4-16 evens (not 14), 17, 21, 23
Advanced pg. 441-443 4-16 evens (not 14), 17, 21, 23
Science
Warm Up Question # 69 – Think-Pair-Share
Energy Transfers in the Winter Olympics
Continue Presentation Research
Energy Transfers in an Olympic Sport
Forces & Interactions in an Olympic Sport
Assignments:
Winter Olympic Sport Presentations – Due Friday
6th Grade Assignments
English
notes on prepositional phrases--cue card 9
Assignment: study spelling words, learning sheet 8B
Literature
WAD #36 - void word parts - port, syn, sym
Introduce legends/Middle Ages
Assignment: read 1/2 hour
Math
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Science
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Social Studies
Bellringer: Geography review on SMARTboard
Activities: Textbook Reading (230-231); Notes (p. 230-231) complete Geography wkst.
Closure: Check Map
Assignment: Finish 230-231 notes; Geography wkst. (tan); Vocabulary for Lesson 2 (due Fri.)
Friday
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Day 4, February 23, 2018
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Section 7-5
Assign: worksheet Due Tuesday
English
No regular class today. Special schedule for roller skating in Sioux City.
History
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Check in/go over Ch. 11:5 SG
Preview Ch. 11:1 - write blue heading questions
Read Ch. 11:1 - answer blue heading questions
Begin completing the Ch. 11:1 SG
ASSIGNMENT
Ch. 11:1 SG due Monday - begin rotating - go to Ms. VanWyk
11:1 – Ms. VanWyk
11:2 – Mr. Mouw
11:3 – Mrs. Hoogeveen
11:4 – Mrs. Oolman
11:5 – Mr. Boone
Literature
ASSIGNMENT:
Unit 6 Vocabulary.com due Monday
Ind. Reading (60 minutes) weekend requirement
Pre-Algebra
No Class - Roller Skating
SCI English
no assignment
SCI Literature
comprehension questions 1-3
SCI Math
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Science
NO Science classes today—Roller skating in Sioux City
7th Grade Assignments
English
Correct and hand in spelling assign. #18
Spelling Test #18
Hand in final personal narrative with all required drafts and papers in writing file folder.
No assignment
1:15 dismissal
Geography
Bell Ringer: What new piece of information did you learn? – share with class.
Activity: read together pages 232-237 and complete guided reading notes and questions.
Homework: Chapter 8 section 1 notes and questions.
Literature
Partnered Book Talks. (RL7.7)
Objective: Assess reading comprehension level and build reading comprehension skills through independent practice.
Turn in Movie vs Book Comparison Essay. (RL7.7)
Study Island Assessment. (RL7.10)
Independent reading as time allows. (IA.1, IA.2 & RL7.10)
Assignment: Keep reading independently.
Math
Basic pg. 445-447 1-5 all
Average pg. 445-447 5-14 all
Advanced pg. 445-447 5-14 all
Science
Warm Up Question # 70 – Think-Pair-Share
Energy Transfers in the Winter Olympics
Continue Presentation Research
Energy Transfers in the Winter Olympics
Individual Presentations
Assignments:
No Assignment
6th Grade Assignments
English
take spelling test--cede words
No Red Ink--prepositional phrases
Assignment: finish NRI
Literature
Reading Workshop
Handing in reading log & journal response
Comprehension check (online through google classroom)
focused and sustained reading
Assignment: read 1 hour
Math
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Science
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Social Studies
Bellringer: Correct Geography of Rome wkst. (tan) and hand in. Check in vocabulary
Activities: Textbook Reading (232-233); Notes (232-233); complete Roman Republic Graphic Organizer
Closure: Think-Pair-Share
Assignment: Roman Republic Graphic Organizer (yellow); Notes (232-233)