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Day 6, October 20, 2014
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Work Day over section 4-5
Assignment: 1-11 all Due Tuesday
English
LESSON: DOL wk. 7
Spelling pretest wk. 8
Finish EDITING
Check in parent signatures.
Sign off Gold # 10 – 11
Review green assignment sheet for oral presentation.
Final draft of Me Collection written piece is due Wednesday, Oct. 22. Speeches will begin that day, too. Have object for speech here Wednesday, Oct. 22
ASSIGNMENT: Final draft due Wed., Oct. 22
Object due Wed., Oct. 22
History
LESSON:
Handout new CE form.
Ch. 6 Quick write activity (on Moodle or computers?)
Preview 6:1
Read 6:1 aloud
ASSIGNMENT:
6:1 study guide due tomorrow.
CE due Friday.
Literature
COMMON CORE: RL.8.2; IA.8.1
OBJECTIVES:
I can analyze the development of a theme throughout the course of the text in relationship to its characters, setting, and plot.
I can use a wide range of comprehension strategies to understand text.
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Chapter 8 Reading Guide Questions
Check in Chapter 8 sticky notes
Character Quote Log (available on Moodle and download to OneDrive) due Monday, 27th
Read Chapter 9 and complete sticky note questions
Complete The Outsiders independent reading response outline
ASSIGNMENT
Chapter 9 and sticky notes due Tuesday, 21st
The Outsiders independent reading response outline due Tuesday, 21st
Character Quote Log due Monday, 27th
Pre-Algebra
Chapter Review
Assignment: Study for the Chapter 3 Test Tomorrow!
SCI English
correct pretest 7
SCI Literature
comprehension questions 1-6
SCI Math
LCM and simplifying practice
Science
1.5 Knows how landforms are created through constructive and destructive forces
New seating arrangement
3rd Qtr treats
Reminder: Ch 7 Weathering retakes TODAY in STAR / DS
BR- 4 types of Mass movements
Melvin List’s article—finish reading / discuss (10 min)
Boulder activity (5 min)
PPT on Glaciers
Label diagrams of glacier erosion areas
Help fill in parts of SG
Assignment: Read Pp 215 - 217
Complete I –III on 8:2 SG
7th Grade Assignments
English
Spelling pretest #8
Test review—correct and discuss study guide
Assign: Nouns unit TEST tomorrow—need to hand in study guide before the test; write missed spelling words
Geography
Bell Ringer: Weekends
Objective: add three more tags to image
Activity: continue to work on Climate Zone project
Assignment: No assignment - project due on Thursday
Literature
Bell Ringer #2. How would or could author bias effect the sources of information you find for your research paper?
Objective: Understand how author bias affects readers.
Hand back Q1 Book Logs/ Start Q2 Book Logs. Clean out IR section of binder. (IA.2 & RL7.10) Pair Share Author Bias Tutorial. Discuss each question. (RI7.1, 7.3, 7.4 & 7.8)
Assignment: Begin independent reading for Q2. Vocab sentences due tomorrow.
Math
Science
Warm Up Question # 31
Hand Back Animal Research Projects
What is a cell?
Fill in Cell Unit Vocabulary
No Assignment
6th Grade Assignments
English
spelling pretest
writing workshop--design a cover page
Assignment: spelling practice words, scary story is DUE
Literature
Complete planners, logs, and bellringer
Explain Book Shares
New reading goals (2nd quarter)
Wonder – chapters 66-67 (pages 160-169)
Vocabulary words: sparked, justifies,
extreme, transition
Assignment -- read 1/2 hour; vocabulary sentences due Wednesday
Math
Page 140 #'s 1-4, 7-12, 15-18.
Test Thursday.
Science
Density & Temperature
Social Studies
Social Pyramid/Reading Check Questions (yellow/tan)
Tuesday
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Day 1, October 21, 2014
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Section 4-6
Assignment: 4-14 all
English
LESSON: DOL wk. 7
Workshop
Final draft of Me Collection
Speech writing / practicing / preparation
ASSIGNMENT: Final draft due Wed., Oct. 22
Object due Wed., Oct. 22
Practice / prepare speech for class.
History
LESSON:
Check in / go over 6;1 SG
Preview 6:2
Read 6:2 aloud
ASSIGNMENT:
6:1 Quiz on Wednesday
6:2 Study guide due Wednesday
CE due Friday.
Literature
COMMON CORE: RL.8.2; IA.8.1
OBJECTIVES:
I can analyze the development of a theme throughout the course of the text in relationship to its characters, setting, and plot.
I can use a wide range of comprehension strategies to understand text.
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Check in outlines and review response expectations
Type The Outsiders independent reading response
Print the response
Complete Ch. 6-9 team discussion roles for Wednesday
ASSIGNMENT:
Chapters 6-9 team discussion roles due Wednesday, 15th
Character Quote Log due Monday, 27th
Pre-Algebra
Chapter 3 Test
SCI English
spelling sentences 7
SCI Literature
visualization worksheet
SCI Math
add and subtract practice
Science
BR-Melvin Lists article
Check 8:2 SG sections I-III
Review diagrams--PMWB
Video: How Glaciers shape the Earth (17 min)—Answer Qs during video
Go over Qs
Assignment: Read pp 218 – 220
Finish 8:2 SG
7th Grade Assignments
English
Bell ringer—provide Qu. 2 bell ringer form
Hand in spelling words
Hand in nouns unit study guide
TEST—Nouns Unit
No assignment
Geography
Bell Ringer: What do we have left on our projects?
Objective: put on the final touches
Activity: work on Climate Zone Project
Assignment: no assignment - project due on Thursday
Literature
Bell Ringer: Review Reaching the End Vocabulary.
Objective: Build reading comprehension through vocabulary building and introduce searching valid sources of information.
Collect Vocabulary Sentences.
Review vocabulary/white boards.
Discuss search techniques and quality sources of information.
Assign topics.
Assignment: Study Reaching the End Vocabulary. Test Thursday.
Math
Basic pg. 148-150 1-10 all, 46
Average pg. 148-150 11-31 odds, 42-46 evens
Advanced pg. 148-150 27-43 odds, 44-47 all
Science
Warm Up Question # 32
Read pgs. 45 & 51 in Science textbook
Fill in Cell Unit Notes
Video - The Wacky History of Cell Theory
Read 2 Cell Types Handout
Fill in 2 Cell Type Notes
No Assignment
6th Grade Assignments
English
hand in scary stories
scary stories around the campfire
Assignment: none if your story is in
Literature
Complete planners, logs, and bellringer
Wonder – Review Questions
Vocabulary review – last 20 words
Assignment -- read 1/2 hour, vocabulary sentences due Wednesday; review comprehension questions for test
Math
Real-world problem worksheets. Read all of the problems on the page to look for common themes. Only solve one problem on each sheet.
Test Thursday
Science
Study Guide (Due Thursday)
Social Studies
Quick Write / Daily Life in Egypt Worksheet
Wednesday
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Day 2, October 22, 2014
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Section 4-6
Assignment: 4-14 all
English
LESSON: DOL wk. 7
Collect final drafts (with all handouts –editing worksheets, rough drafts, etc.) with rubric
Check in objects for speeches are here.
Begin speech presentations.
ASSIGNMENT:Be ready to listen to speeches!
Practice / prepare speech for class.
History
LESSON:
6:1 BR (tan sheet)
6:1 Quiz
Check in / go over 6:2 SG
Preview 6:3
Begin reading 6:3 aloud
ASSIGNMENT:
6:2 quiz on Thursday
CE due Friday
Literature
COMMON CORE: RL.8.2; SL.8.1
OBJECTIVES:
I can analyze the development of a theme throughout the course of the text in relationship to its characters, setting, and plot. I can engage effectively in a collaborative discussion
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Review Discussion Team Expectations
Discussion Teams (Chapters 6-9)
Read Chapter 10 and complete sticky note questions
ASSIGNMENT:
Chapter 10 and sticky notes due on Thursday, 23rd
Chapters 6-9 Quiz on Thursday, 23rd
Character Quote Log due Monday, 27th
Pre-Algebra
Section 4-1B
Assignment: 2-34 evens
SCI English
1st period: finish simple subject and predicate sheet
8th period: none
SCI Literature
vocab sentences due Friday for hesitate, defy, skittish, and hovered
SCI Math
none
Science
BR-review video info in a quick game
Check 8:2 SG
Review diagrams--PMWB
PPT on glaciers deposition
Assignment: review diagrams for quiz
7th Grade Assignments
English
Bell ringer
Return and discuss last week’s DEP assessment—file in benchmark file
Begin Capitalization Unit—take pretest—correct in class
No assignment
Geography
Bell Ringer: What is a typhoon?
Objective: finish project
Activity: Finish the project in class
Assignment: Climate Zone project due Thursday
Literature
Bell Ringer #3. Why do you want to look for “reliable” sources of information?
Objective: Assist students in finding reliable sources of information.
Presentation by Mrs. DeZeeuw – How and Where to Search for Information.
Assignment: Independently read. Study Reaching the End Vocabulary. Test tomorrow.
Math
Basic pg. 154-156 1-9 all, 37
Average pg. 154-156 11-37 odds
Advanced pg. 154-156 19-25 odds, 32-39 all
Science
Warm Up Question # 32
Go over Cell Notes
Animal Cells vs. Plant Cells
Fill in Cell Diagrams
Assignment:
Review Cell Unit Vocab & Cell Diagrams
6th Grade Assignments
English
Scary Story
No Assignment if Scary Story is done
Literature
Complete planners, reading logs, & bellringer
Collect vocabulary sentences
Wonder – Comprehension test
Vocabulary Review #1-40
Assignment -- Read 1/2 hour; study for vocabulary test #1-40
Math
Review for test. I recommend pages 136-139.
Test tomorrow
Science
Study Guide (Due Thursday)
Social Studies
Comparing Egypt Research (optional)
Thursday
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Day 3, October 23, 2014
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Section 4-6
Assignment: 4-14 all
English
EL/COMMON CORE: none
OBJECTIVES: Complete Iowa Youth Survey for MOC-FV District
LESSON:
(DOL cancelled for today)
Complete Iowa Youth Survey on laptop
ASSIGNMENT:
Review for spelling test wk. 8
History
LESSON:
6:2 BR (tan sheet)
6:2 Quiz
Finish reading 6:3 aloud
Work time~ 6:3 SG
ASSIGNMENT:
CE due tomorrow.
6:3 SG due tomorrow
Literature
COMMON CORE: RL.8.2; IA.8.1
OBJECTIVES:
I can analyze the development of a theme throughout the course of the text in relationship to its characters, setting, and plot. I can use a wide range of comprehension strategies to understand text.
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Chapter 10 Reading Guide Questions
Chapters 4-6 Quiz (Moodle)
Read Ch. 11 in class and complete the reading guide questions
Character quote log
ASSIGNMENT:
Read Chapter 11 and complete reading guide questions due Friday, 24th
Character Quote Log due Monday, 27th
Pre-Algebra
Section 4-1C
Assignment: 2-24 evens
SCI English
1st period: simple subject/predicate worksheet
spelling worksheet
SCI Literature
read 15 minutes
vocab sentences due Friday
SCI Math
add, subtract, and simplify fractions
Science
Glacier diagrams quiz
Intro to icebergs—PPT
Articles: Cold tows / iceberg alley—read answer questions / discuss
Finish PPT on Icebergs
Assignment: Study for Ch 8 vocab quiz
7th Grade Assignments
English
DEP
Provide capitalization packet
Cap. rules 1-4 in packet.
Assign: Capitalizing Practice #1; Spelling assign. #8; Spelling test #8 tomorrow
Geography
Bell Ringer: What does economy mean?
Objective: Define what cultures means; Explain what elements make each culture unique; Describe how and why cultures change
Activity: Culture awareness test - what makes each culture unique. Read together 80-85 with guided notes
Assignment: guided notes due tomorrow
Literature
Bell Ringer #4. Why do you need to collect bibliographic information as you search & take notes?
Objective: Introduce students to collecting bibliographic information.
Discuss need for bibliography/ giving credit.
Guided practice/Independent practice.
Reaching the End Vocabulary Test.
Assignment: Independently read.
Math
Basic pg. 157 1-23 odds
Average pg. 157 1-23 all
Advanced pg. 157 1-23 all
Science
Warm Up Question # 33
Review Cell Structure Vocab Flashcards
Review Animal & Plant Cell Diagrams - PMWB
Animal vs. Plant Cell Lab with Microscopes
Closure – Ticket Out of the Door
Assignments: Complete Animal vs. Plant Cell Lab & Questions Due Friday 10/24
Review Tan Vocab, Purple Notes, and Cell Diagrams for TEST on Thursday 10/30
6th Grade Assignments
English
Begin the Writer’s Notebook unit—intro and chap 1
Assignment: study spelling words, record 2 observations and your reaction
Literature
Complete planners, reading logs, & bellringer
Wonder – Vocabulary TEST
Work time on book shares
Assignment -- read 1/2 hour; book share due Tuesday
Math
Test today.
Science
Study for Test on Friday
Social Studies
Comparing Egypt Research (finish research/chart)
** Current Events**
Friday
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Day 4, October 24, 2014
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Crypto!
English
LESSON:
DOL wk. 7
Spelling test wk. 8
Continue presentations / speeches on Me Collection items.
ASSIGNMENT:
Practice / prepare speech for class. (hope to finish presentations on Monday!)
History
LESSON:
Check in / go over 6:3 SG
“Headline” Current events
ASSIGNMENT:
6:3 Quiz on Monday
Literature
COMMON CORE: RL.8.2; IA.8.1
OBJECTIVES:
I can analyze the development of a theme throughout the course of the text in relationship to its characters, setting, and plot.
I can use a wide range of comprehension strategies to understand text.
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Chapter 11 review questions
Read Chapter 12 and complete sticky note questions
Work on Ch. 10-12 discussion role and character quote log
ASSIGNMENT:
Ch. 12 and sticky note questions due Monday, 27th
Character Quote Log due Monday, 27th
Team Discussion Role (Ch. 10-12) due Tuesday, 28th
Ch. 10-12 Quiz on Wednesday, 29th
Pre-Algebra
Crypto!
SCI English
none
SCI Literature
read 30 minutes
SCI Math
problem solving with fractions
Science
BR- review icebergs
Vocab quiz
Group activities:
Models—2 types / label each one
Article on glacial quakes / crossword
Tan review –begin
Finish up glaciers
7th Grade Assignments
English
Correct and hand in spelling assign. #8
Spelling test #8
Correct and hand in Capitalizing Practice #1
Handout spelling list #9 for next week.
No assignment
Geography
Bell Ringer: What is the difference between an absolute monarch and a constitutional monarch?
Objective: Compare your culture to someone from another country
Activity: Use culture grams on iowaaeaonline.org to compare your culture to another person your age
Assignment: culture grams comparison due monday
Literature
Bell Ringer: Partnered book talks.
Objective: Develop comprehension through the comprehension skill of making connections and independent practice.
Book Blogs – Making Connections (IA.1 & RL7.1)
Independent reading / book talks. (IA.2 & RL7.2)
Assignment: Keep reading; Q2 Book Logs have begun! You should be reading at least 20 – 30 pages over the weekend.
Math
Basic No Assignment
Average No Assignment
Advanced No Assignment
Science
Warm Up Question # 34
Hand in Animal vs. Plant Cell Lab Questions
Review Cell Unit Vocab
Review Cell Progression & Cell Theory
Introduce The Incredible Cell Project and discuss examples
Review Animal and Plant Cell Diagrams
Assignments:
Comparing Animal vs. Plant Cells Wksht - Due Monday 10/27
Begin working on Cell Model Project - Due Wednesday 10/29
Review Vocab, Notes, and Diagrams for TEST on Thursday 10/30
6th Grade Assignments
English
take spelling test
writer's notebook--questioning your environment--ant picture
chapter 2: fierce wonderings
Assignment: finish chapter 2
Literature
Fill in planners (Collect character analysis)
Reading workshop
complete journal response (visual image)
Book share work time
sustained & focused reading
Skills Tutor –assigned students
Library (if needed)
Assignment -- read 1 hour, book share due Tuesday
Math
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Science
None
Social Studies
Work on Comparing Egypt research/infographic