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Day 1, November 17, 2014
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Section 5-6
Assignment: 2-44 evens Due Wed
English
OBJECTIVES: Introduce spelling words for the week. Continue reading / comprehending the story of Anne Frank in play format.
LESSON:
AF spelling pretest wk. 2
Collect pieces of writing
Go over scaffolding ?s
Read Act 1, sc. 3 pg. 310-322
ASSIGNMENT:
Read Act 1, sc. 3 pg. 310-322
Answer scaffolding questions Act I, sc. 3
History
LESSON:
Check in / go over 7:3 SG
Write blue heading questions 7:4
Begin reading 7:4 aloud
ASSIGNMENT:
7:4 SG
Literature
COMMON CORE: RI.8.3; RI.8.7
OBJECTIVES:
I can determine the main idea of a text.
I can evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of using different mediums to present a particular topic or idea.
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Finish the Holocaust Introduction
Go over the Holocaust vocabulary
Hand out and skim Holocaust packet (yellow)
Read Sections I & V of the Holocaust packet
Go over and discuss Holocaust topics
ASSIGNMENT:
Day 5 Independent reading log due Wednesday, 19th
Review Holocaust vocabulary, quiz on Friday, 21st
Independent Reading (30 minutes) daily requirement
Pre-Algebra
Section 5-3D
Assignment: 2-20 evens
SCI English
correct pretest 10
SCI Literature
reading strategy sheet due Wednesday
SCI Math
review sheet 2
Science
1.5 knows how landforms are created through constructive and destructive forces
Yellowstone / snotites
New Seating arrangement
BR—9:1 FC
Check Ch 9 Vocab crossword
Organize binder
CS article –cave of Goo
+answer QS/discuss
Yellowstone video clip
Tan review sheet?
9:2 Review activities
PPT
Ground water model
Cave formation FCs (blue)
Ground water FC (pink)
Assignment: Organize Ch 9 binder
Notes crossword (back) review
Study for Ch 9 Water erosion test on Wed
7th Grade Assignments
English
Spelling pretest #12
Return capitalization tests and record in benchmark files
Punctuation Unit pretest—correct in class to see results
Assign: Write missed spelling words
Geography
Bell Ringer: What is a federal republic?
Objective: Describe the U.S. form of government; Discuss the different ethnic groups in America; Discuss what has influenced American culture
Activity: Discuss timeline of the U.S. and rank important events. Read together pages 149-151 and complete blue worksheet as we read
Assignment: Blue worksheet - QUIZ OVER CHAPTER 4 SECTION 3 ON WED.
Literature
Bell Ringer #1. How do you conclude your paper?
Objective: Check students’ comprehension of technical information through research writing.
Review paper content requirements. Discuss conclusion strategies. (RI.7.5)
Q2 Book Log Check In – ½ way point. (RL.7.10 & IA.2)
Independent research paper writing. (RI.7.5)
Assignment: Organize notes for paper completion. (IA.2 & RL.7.2)
Math
Basic pg. 218-219 1-8 all, 27, 29
Average pg. 218-219 10-24, 27, 29
Advanced pg. 218-219 18-24 evens, 26-32 all
Science
Warm Up Question # 48
Hand back Virus Unit Tests & File
Review Cell Processes Unit Vocab
Review Cell Processes Unit Notes
Cell Processes Lab Activity Wrap-up
Hand in Cell Processes Lab Packet
Discuss examples of Osmosis and Diffusion
Assignments:
Review Cell Processes Unit Vocab & Notes for TEST on Tuesday
6th Grade Assignments
English
take spelling pretest--master list
experiment with dialogue--Calvin and Hobbes style
take notes on dialogue
Assignment: spelling practice words, direct/indirect quotes worksheet
Literature
Complete planners, logs, and bellringer
WAD #5= hunch
Read aloud Wonder
Share/hand in onomatopoeia poems
Mini-Lesson: Alliteration
Assignment -- read 1/2 hour; alliteration poem due Tues; study for WAD & word parts quiz section 1
Math
Page 220 #’s 1-35 odds. 36 for a jolly rancher.
Science
Liquid Characteristics #2
Social Studies
Finish Mesopotamia Map (p. 105, 110, 121)
Tuesday
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Day 2, November 18, 2014
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Section 5-6
Assignment: 2-44 evens Due Wed
English
OBJECTIVES: Continue reading / comprehending the story of Anne Frank in play format.
LESSON:
Go over scaffolding ?s for Act 1, sc. 3 pg. 310-322
Read Act I, sc. 4-5; pg. 323-335
Do scaffolding questions Act I, sc. 4-5
ASSIGNMENT:
Read Act I, sc. 4-5; pg. 323-335
Do scaffolding questions Act I, sc. 4-5
Act I TEST on Wednesday
History
LESSON:
7:3 BR review
Check in / go over 7:4 SG
Assign groups / go over Acts that Anger Colonists task
Plan skit
ASSIGNMENT:
Skits due Wednesday
Literature
COMMON CORE: RI.8.3.
OBJECTIVES:
I can determine the main idea of a text.
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Take Time for Ten (independent reading for 10 minutes)
Go over Holocaust introduction notes
Introduce The Holocaust book and research topics
Read “What was the Holocaust?” aloud and complete the notes
Choose 3 articles to read and complete the notes on your own.
ASSIGNMENT:
Day 5 Independent reading log due Wednesday, 19th
Review Holocaust vocabulary, quiz on Friday, 21st
Independent Reading (30 minutes) daily requirement
Pre-Algebra
Section 5-3D
Assignment: 2-20 evens
SCI English
Review sheet
SCI Literature
reading strategy sheet
SCI Math
correct review sheet 1
Science
Wrap up shore formations
BR—pink FC / blue FC / ground water
Check missing work
Check notes crossword
Quizlet –vocab reivew
9:3 shore formations
PPT review
PMWB review
Review using the flashcards
Whole group review
Assignment: Organize Ch 9 binder
Study for Ch 9 water erosion test
7th Grade Assignments
English
DEP
Hand in spelling words
Begin Commas—hand out punct. packet pg. 2—read and discuss focusing on prepositional phrases and participial phrases
Assign: Punct. practice #2
Geography
Bell Ringer: review states and capitals
Objective: take states and capitals test
Activity: review together as a class eastern states and capitals; take test. take pretest #1 for western states and capitals
Assignment: quiz over section 3 on Wednesday
Literature
Bell Ringer: Review Great & Small Vocabulary. (RL.7.4)
Objective: Check students’ comprehension of technical information through research writing.
Check in Great & Small Vocabulary sentences. (RL7.4)
Continue independent research paper writing. (RI.7.5)
Assignment: STUDY Great & SMALL Vocabulary. Test WEDNESDAY this week! (RL7.4)
Math
Basic pg. 224-225 1-12 all
Average pg. 224-225 14-36 evens, 41
Advanced pg. 224-225 20-30 evens, 34-38 evens s; 40-43 all
Science
Warm Up Question # 49
Endocytosis and Exocytosis Review
Review Cell Processes Unit Vocab
Cell Processes Unit TEST
Move Cell Processes Unit Vocab and Notes to the Review section
No Assignment
6th Grade Assignments
English
review editing in dialogue
writing workhsop--developing an dialogue: creating characters
Assignment: finish the yellow sheet
Literature
Complete planners, logs, and bellringer
WAD Quiz section 1
Hand in alliteration poems
Mini-lesson: idioms
Assignment -- read 1/2 hour; idiom drawing due Thursday
Math
Quiz in class today.
Science
Solids, Liquids, Gases & Plasmas (Read 35)
Social Studies
The Beginnings of Judaism Worksheet (purple)
Wednesday
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Day 3, November 19, 2014
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Start Chapter Review - Test on Friday
English
OBJECTIVES: Continue reading / comprehending the story of Anne Frank in play format.
LESSON:
Go over scaffolding questions Act I, sc. 4-5.
Take Act I test / correct
Begin reading Act II, sc. 1, pg. 337-344
Do scaffolding questions
ASSIGNMENT:
Read Act II, sc. 1, pg. 337-344
Do scaffolding questions Act II, sc. 1, pg. 337-344
History
Early Out today
LESSON
Present skits
ASSIGNMENT:
Cut out flashcards
Review for test! (ch. 7)
Literature
COMMON CORE: W.8.7; W.8.8
OBJECTIVES:
I can conduct a short research project drawing on several sources
I can gather relevant information from print and digital sources, assessing whether the evidence is relevant and sufficient.
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Turn in independent reading log
Research sources presentation by Mrs. De Zeeuw
ASSIGNMENT:
Review Holocaust vocabulary, quiz on Friday, 21st
Choose Holocaust topic on Friday, 21st
Independent Reading (30 minutes) daily requirement
Pre-Algebra
Practice Chapter Test - Test tomorrow!
SCI English
spelling sentences and run-on worksheet
SCI Literature
Read 15 minutes
SCI Math
correct review sheet 2
Science
: Ch 9 test
Missing work
Ch 9 water erosion test
Ch 10 vocab ( write these out on a sheet of paper—there are only 8 terms)
Read Current Science magazines when done
Assignment: Ch 10 –write out Vocab on a sheet of paper
7th Grade Assignments
English
Bell ringer
Correct & hand in punct. practice #2
Handout punct. packet pg. 3--discuss and look at examples focusing on adverb clauses
Assign: Punct. practice #3
Geography
Bell Ringer: Review for quiz
Objective: Take chapter 4 section 3 quiz
Activity: take the quiz, take pretest #2
Assignment: no assignment
Literature
Bell Ringer: Review Great & Small Vocabulary. (RL7.4)
Objective: Check students’ mastery of Greek and Latin roots and check comprehension of technical information through research writing.
Great & Small Vocabulary Test. (RI.7.4)
Independent research paper writing. (RI.7.5) RD Due at the End of Class Today!
Assignment: Read independently!
Math
No Assignment
Science
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
6th Grade Assignments
English
writing workshop--developing dialogue: dialogue and revealing details
Assignment: finish dialogue
Literature
Complete planners, reading logs, & bellringer
Section 2 WAD & Word Parts: WAD #6 – hunch Word Parts: tri, quad, quint
Read aloud – Wonder
Work time on idiom drawings
Assignment -- read 1/2 hour; idiom drawing due Thursday
Math
Percent, fraction, decimal worksheet.
Science
Gas Vocabulary & Questions (Read 36-37)
Social Studies
Ancient Mesopotamia Test Study Guide
Thursday
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Day 4, November 20, 2014
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Chapter Review - Test on Friday
English
OBJECTIVES: Continue reading / comprehending the story of Anne Frank in play format.
LESSON:
Go over scaffolding questions Act II, sc. 1, pg. 337-344
Read Act II, sc. 2, pg 344 – 349. Do scaffolding ?s
ASSIGNMENT:
Read Act II, sc. 2, pg 344 – 349. Do scaffolding ?s
Study for spelling test AF week 2 words
History
Assembly today—shortened classes!
LESSON:
Finish skits
7:4 BR
Brainstorm essay ?
Test review
ASSIGNMENT:
Study for Monday ch. 7 test!
Literature
COMMON CORE: RI.8.3.
OBJECTIVES:
I can determine the main idea of a text.
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Review Holocaust vocabulary
Read articles from The Holocaust
3 articles due at the end of class on Friday
Check in notes after each article
UCT points awards
ASSIGNMENT:
Study for Holocaust quiz on Friday, 21st
Choose Holocaust topic on Friday, 21st
Independent Reading (30 minutes) daily requirement
Pre-Algebra
Chapter 5 Test
SCI English
spelling worksheet
SCI Literature
Vocab sentences due Monday
SCI Math
no assignment
Science
Continental Drift
1.7 know how the internal forces affect external activities
Go over Ch 10 vocab
Introduce Continental Drift
9 piece puzzle—How does it relate?
Alfred Wegner –video clip (5 min)
Fill in 10:1 SG from video
Assignment: Read 10:1 & complete 10:1 SG
7th Grade Assignments
English
Correct and hand in spelling assign. #12
Spelling test #12
Assign: Be sure to have punct. practice #3 done for tomorrow—it will be corrected and handed in tomorrow.
Geography
Bell Ringer: The importance of the St. Lawrence Seaway
Objective: Explain how Canada's landforms and climate have affected where people live
Activity: Skim section for new vocab words - how do you think they impact Canada? Read together pages 158-161. Label and color a map of Canada
Assignment: label and color map of Canada
Literature
Bell Ringer #2. What do you know about a works cited pages?
Objective: Assist student understanding of citing sources through Works Cited page.
Presentation by Mrs. DeZeeuw – Creating a Works Cited Page.
Begin working on individual Works Cited Pages.
Assignment: Read independently!
Math
Basic pg. 232-234 1-7 all, 32
Average pg. 232-234 8-26 evens, 32
Advanced pg. 232-234 16-26 evens, 29-32 all
Science
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
6th Grade Assignments
English
writing workshop--developing dialogue: revealing details and clarifying actions
Assignment: finish details and actions, study spelling words
Literature
Complete planners, reading logs, & bellringer
WAD #7 = benefit
Collect idiom drawings
Comprehension check
Mini-lesson: Personification
Assignment -- read 1/2 hour; personification poem due Monday
Math
Purple worksheet. Comparing numbers.
Science
Gas Laws (Read 38-39)
Social Studies
Study for Mesopotamia Test
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Friday
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Day 5, November 21, 2014
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Test - No Homework
English
OBJECTIVES: Continue reading / comprehending the story of Anne Frank in play format. Assess spelling for the week.
LESSON:
Anne Frank wk. 2 spelling test
Go over Act II, sc. 2 pg 344 – 349 scaffolding ?s
Finish the play pg. 349 – 359 Act II, sc. 3-5.
Act II test Monday
ASSIGNMENT:
Finish the play pg. 349 – 359 Act II, sc. 3-5.
Act II test Monday
History
LESSON:
Ch. 7 test review
Test on Monday
ASSIGNMENT:
Ch. 7 test on Monday---study flashcards!
No class Tuesday ~ bowling
Wednesday: Return / file / record ch. 7 test and Newz Brain activity
Literature
COMMON CORE: RI.8.3.
OBJECTIVES:
I can determine the main idea of a text.
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Review Holocaust vocabulary & notes
Holocaust quiz
Read articles from The Holocaust
Check in notes after each article
ASSIGNMENT:
Independent Reading (60 minutes) weekend requirement
Pre-Algebra
Finish Tests - Crypto
SCI English
no assignment
SCI Literature
Vocab sentences due Monday
SCI Math
textbook assignment
Science
1960’2 Seafloor spreading
BR- vocab / video review
Return Ch 9 test—Retakes Next week Monday / Tuesday
Check 10:1 SG
History lesson on Con’t Drift to sea Floor spreading
Video on seafloor spreading
Demo on Seafloor spreading
Assignment: Read 10:2 & complete 10:2 SG
7th Grade Assignments
English
Bell ringer
Correct and hand in punct. practice #3
Handout punct. packet pg. 4—discuss and look at examples
Work on punct. practice #4 and “Comma Review pgs. 2 & 3” with table partners
Assign: Punct. practice #4 & “Comma Review pgs. 2 & 3” due on Monday
Geography
Bell Ringer: How have glaciers impacted the landscape of Canada?
Objective:Compare Canada's economy to that of the U.S.; Compare the different economies in Canada's provinces
Activity: compare our maps of Canada - is everything labeled correctly? Finish reading section 1 pages 161-163. Complete guided reading
Assignment: finish guided reading and questions
Literature
Bell Ringer #3. What do you put on your works cited page if there is no author.
Objective: Assist student understanding of citing sources through Works Cited page.
Complete rough drafts of your Works Cited page.
Print out and turn in by the end of class.
Assignment: Read independently! Book Blog Coming Next Week.
Math
Basic pg. 235 1-6 all
Average pg. 235 1-6 all
Advanced pg. 235 1-6 all
Science
Warm Up Question # 51
Homework Check-in
Hand in Homework Assignments
Review Forms of Reproduction Vocab
Forms of Reproduction Quiz
Move Forms of Reproduction Notes and Vocab to Review
No Assignment
6th Grade Assignments
English
take spelling test
finish developing dialogue--adding tag lines
Assignment: finish dialogue, be ready to type on MOnday
Literature
Complete planners
Reading workshop
complete reading log & journal response *sustained & focused reading
Skills Tutor –assigned students *Library (if needed)
Assignment -- read 1 hour; personification poem due Monday
Math
Page 244 #'as 1-7 and 18-21.
Science
Melting & Freezing (Read 40-41)
Social Studies
None