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Day 2, October 16, 2017
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Linear Equations Packet
Assign: Packet Due Friday
English
IOWA CORE: W.8.3, L.8.2, L.8.3
OBJECTIVE: Students will be introduced to spelling. Students will be able to ask clarifying questions about writing assignment. Students will begin narrowing topic and creating a drafting plan / outline for rough draft.
LESSON:
BR wk. 3 Monday Mistakes
Spelling pretest wk. 7
Introduce Gold Sheet
Check in / sign off on 1, 2, and 4 on gold sheet
Work time: complete green drafting plan / outline
ASSIGNMENT:
Drafting plan / outline due tomorrow! More effort put into THIS now will make for easier writing in class tomorrow!
History
LESSON:
Assign CE
Preview 6:2 / write blue heading questions
Begin reading Ch. 6:2 aloud—answer blue heading ?s (pages 157-159)
ASSIGNMENT:
6:2 SG due Wednesday
CE due Friday
Literature
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: The Outsiders Ch. 1-3 Quiz
The Outsiders Team Discussion Roles
Accountable talk
Investigator
Highlighter
Connector
ASSIGNMENT: Ch. 1-3 bell ringer questions due Tuesday
Ch. 1-3 Signpost Log due Tuesday
Pre-Algebra
Section 3-1C
Assign: 8-23 all
SCI English
correct pretest 7
SCI Literature
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
SCI Math
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Science
1.6 Knows the composition, properties, components and processes that affect soil
Ch 7 vocab quiz
Soil:
BR Review: Soil particle activity
New-Soil Profile activity and check
New-soil factors activity and check
Soil Conservation Practices:
Using a PPT go over soil conservation practices used in our area (student’s label their pictures)
Assignment: 7:3 SG—FRONT—Due Wed
Soil erosion extra credit due Wed
7th Grade Assignments
English
No spelling this week.
Review simple, compound, and complex sentences—structure and punctuation
Discuss mistakes seen in already submitted topic paragraphs--Edit and resubmit Google Classroom topic paragraph assignment from Friday.
Assign: Google Classroom topic paragraph assign. due 3:15 today; Simple, Compound, and Complex Sents. Review due tomorrow
Geography
Bell Ringer: How do you use water – record as many ways that you can think of?
Activity: Introduce chapter 2 – Water, Climate, and Vegetation – why it matters.
Read together pages 48-49. Read on your own pages 49-50. Answer questions on worksheet.
Homework: Chapter 2 section 1 review sheet
Literature
Bell Ringer 6. What should be included in your conclusion paragraph?
Objective: Build comprehension through understanding of reading/thinking/writing relationship.
Discuss conclusion paragraph and summary of Aha Moment conclusions. (RL7.3)
Writing time.
Begin Peer Evaluation Checklist. Complete check of introduction. (RL7.1 & RL7.2)
Assignment: Complete your conclusion paragraph for class tomorrow.
Math
No Assignment
Science
Warm Up Question #22 – Think-Pair-Share
Movement in Space Notes
Read through Movement of the Solar System (Google Classroom)
Fill in Movement in Space Notes
Gravity & Orbits Simulation
Assignments:
Complete Movement in Space Notes – Due Tuesday
6th Grade Assignments
English
DDL 2-vocab
something unexpected--The Lodge
google classroom--punctuation dialogue online worksheet
writing workshop--drafting
Assignment: draft due at end of Tuesday, finish online worksheet
Literature
Among the Hidden chapter 29
Vocabulary words 33-35
Assignment: read 1/2 hour; Study Island #2 due on Friday
Math
Quiz tomorrow. Review today.
Study Island #6
Science
BR- Look @ Board
Review Bell Ringer
APL Review
Check Chemical Changes WS
6th & 8th Look at Cups/Clean Up Where Have You Seen
Rust/Bridges
Candle Demonstration
Assignment: Study Guide
Social Studies
Bellringer: What was life like in the Old Kingdom? Think GRAPES. Create a spider chart using butcher paper and markers.
Activities: hand back quizzes, Textbook Reading (p, 84-85), Notes while reading, Middle/New Kingdom Timeline
Closure: Exit Slip
Assignment: Complete front of Timeline (purple) ; Current Events (Fri.)
Tuesday
Print Tuesday Assignments
Day 3, October 17, 2017
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Linear Equations Packet
Assign: Packet Due Friday
English
IOWA CORE: W.8.10 , W.8.3, W,8.6
OBJECTIVES: Students will write to engage and orient the reader. Students will use technology to produce a rough draft. Students will write over extended period of time.
LESSON:
BR wk. 3 Tuesday Terms
Check in drafting plan complete/ sign off # 3 on gold sheet
Workshop: Paragraphs 2, 3, 4 due Wednesday
ASSIGNMENT:
Paragraphs 2, 3, 4 rough draft of Me Collection due Wednesday
History
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: 6:1 tan BR review
Finish reading Ch. 6:2 (pages 159-162) - answering blue heading questions
Complete the Ch. 6:2 SG
ASSIGNMENT:
Ch. 6:2 SG due Wednesday
CE due Friday
Literature
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: The Outsiders Ch. 1-3 Quiz
The Outsiders Team Discussion Practice
Accountable talk
Investigator
Highlighter
Connector
ASSIGNMENT: Ch. 1-3 bell ringer questions due Tuesday
Ch. 1-3 Signpost Log due Tuesday
Pre-Algebra
Section 3-1D
Assign: 1-21 odds
SCI English
journal 10/16
SCI Literature
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
SCI Math
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Science
I’m at a mentor meeting
Soil:
New-Soil Profile activity and check
New-soil factors activity and check
Soil Conservation Practices:
Using a PPT go over soil conservation practices used in our area (finish labeling their pictures)
Flashcard review with partners
Flashcard review game with 3 / 4 people
Soil conservation is not just for farmers--Where else could/do we use this method
What are some other methods used by—Construction workers (road / house/shopping mall) extra credit opportunity
Assignment: 7:3 SG—FRONT—Due Wed
Crossword puzzle review due Thursday
Soil erosion extra credit due Wed
7th Grade Assignments
English
Correct and hand in Compound and Complex Sents. Review #1
Review why sentence variety is important in writing
Continue reviewing compound and complex sents.
Assign: Simple, Compound, & Complex Sents. Topic Paragraph (Google Classroom) #2 due 3:15 tomorrow; Qu. 1 bell ringers and Qu. 1 DEP due Thursday
Geography
Bell Ringer: What are the four major oceans of the world?
Activity: Correct worksheet from yesterday
Read together and discuss the different between weather and climate, the sun and wind’s effect on climate. Pages 52-55. Guided notes and questions.
Homework: Chapter 2 section 2 front side
Literature
Bell Ringer 7. What are you looking for in your peer review of each other’s papers?
Objective: Build comprehension through vocabulary building and understanding of reading/thinking/ writing relationship.
Introduce Reaching the End Vocabulary. (RL7.4).
Return papers; make content changes to introduction.
Continue Peer Evaluation Checklist. Complete check of body paragraphs. (RL7.1, RL7.2, & RL7.3)
Assignment: Create vocabulary cards or quizlet cards.
Math
Study for Ch. 2 Vocab Quiz tomorrow
Science
Warm Up Question #23 – Think-Pair-Share
Write Questions for I Wonder Wall
Discuss Questions that have been answered
HW/Movement in Space Notes Check-in & Go over
Discuss Gravity & Orbits Simulation
Why doesn’t the Earth fly off into Space?
Demonstration & Discussion
Assignments:
No Assignment
6th Grade Assignments
English
DDL 2-punctuation and capitalization
something unexpected-The Lodge
google classroom--punctuating dialogue quiz
writing workshop--finish draft
Assignment: edit dialogue in draft
Literature
Among the Hidden chapter 30
Add to plot hill (falling action, resolution)
Assignment: read 1/2 hour, vocabulary puzzle, SI #2 due Friday
Math
Watch Video from class
Page 122 #'s 1-9
SI # 4
Science
Why?
APL REVIEW
Extensions
Combustion Triangle
Reversible
Sugar Snake
Assignment: Study For
Quiz
Social Studies
Bellringer: Think‐Pair‐Share: Why is trade important for the growth of civilizations?
Agenda: Textbook Reading (p.86-87) , Notes while reading, Socratic Review “Old vs. New Kingdoms”, Middle/New Kingdom Timeline
Closure: Socratic Review
Assignment: Complete back of Timeline (purple) ; Current Events (Fri.)
Wednesday
Print Wednesday Assignments
Day 4, October 18, 2017
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Linear Equations Packet
Assign: Packet Due Friday
English
IOWA CORE: W.8.10 , W.8.3, W,8.6
OBJECTIVES: Students will write to engage and orient the reader. Students will use technology to produce a rough draft. Students will write over extended period of time.
LESSON:
BR wk. 3 Wednesday Wise Words
Check in paragraphs 2, 3, 4 / sign off # 5 on gold sheet
Review / teach conclusions from handout
Write paragraph 5 due tomorrow!
ASSIGNMENT:
Concluding paragraph of Me Collection rough draft due Thursday
History
LESSON:
Check in/go over Ch. 6:2 SG
Preview Ch. 6:3 - write blue heading questions
Read Ch. 6:3 aloud - answering blue heading questions
ASSIGNMENT:
Ch. 6:3 SG due Thursday
CE due Friday
Literature
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Introduce “I Am” Activity
Introduce Ch. 4 and begin reading aloud
ASSIGNMENT:
Finish reading Ch. 4 of The Outsiders and complete signpost bookmark due Wednesday
Pre-Algebra
Section 3-2B
Assign: 12-38 evens
SCI English
MARK review 1
SCI Literature
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
SCI Math
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Science
Wednesday:Honor Orchestra students gone
Chores: missing work / old retakes /return papers
Soil Conservation Practices:
Using a PPT to review with class
Flashcard review game with 3 / 4 people
Soil erosion extra credit due Today—Check to see what was sent
Soil conservation is not just for farmers--Where else could/do we use this method
7:3 SG—Check / discuss back
Crossword puzzle –intro –work time
Binder—organize—due Friday
Assignment: crossword puzzle due Thursday
Ch 7 test on Friday
Binder due Friday
7th Grade Assignments
English
Identify the dependent and independent clauses in a compound-complex sentence
Assign: “CD-CX Sent. Clauses” Practice; Qu. 1 bell ringers and Qu. 1 DEP due tomorrow.
Geography
Bell Ringer: How does the sun effect climate?
Activity: Finish reading together Chapter 2 Section 2 – Ocean Currents; Landforms and Climate; Impact of People on Climate. Pages 56-59.
Homework: Chapter 2 section 2 back side
Literature
Bell Ringer: Discuss - What questions do you have on your papers?
Objective: Build reading comprehension through understanding of reading/thinking/writing relationship.
Complete Peer Evaluation Checklist of body paragraphs. (RL7.1, RL7.2, & RL7.3)
Return papers; make content changes to body paragraphs.
Assignment: Complete changes to body paragraphs. READ, Q1 ends soon.
Math
Basic pg. 131-132 1-12 all
Average pg. 131-132 14-36 evens, 46
Advanced pg. 131-132 26-42 evens, 46-49 ALL
Science
Warm Up Question #24 – Think-Pair-Share
What is an Eclipse?
Aug. 21 Solar Eclipse – Time Lapse
Read Newsela Article
When is the next eclipse? – Solar & Lunar
Phases of the Moon
Moon Phases – Time Lapse
Where are we at in the phases of the moon?
Assignments:
Complete Eclipses and Moon Phases Practice (Google Classroom) – Due Thursday
6th Grade Assignments
English
DDL 2-spelling
something unexpected--The Lodge
print drafts--start conferences
Assignment: begin working to improve draft
Literature
Among the Hidden Comprehension questions
Vocabulary review
Assignment: read 1/2 hour, SI #2 due Friday, Study for AH comprehension test
Math
Page 128 #'s 1-6 and 20-22
Science
BR- Study Quietly
Review
Assignment: Study Quiz
Social Studies
Bellringer: Venn Diagram wkst. (Check in timeline)
Activities: Review Timeline wkst., Textbook Reading (p. 90-91) , Ancient Egyptians Civilization Review skits
Closure: How can we see the influence of ancient Egypt in our world today?
Assignment: Current Events (Fri.)
Thursday
Print Thursday Assignments
Day 5, October 19, 2017
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Linear Equations Packet
Assign: Packet Due Friday
English
Band Concert Tonight
IOWA CORE: W.8.10 , W.8.3b, c, d, e, W,8.6
OBJECTIVES: Students will use technology to produce a rough draft. Students will write over extended period of time. Students will incorporate dialogue, transition words, sensory language, and a conclusion into rough draft of narrative.
LESSON:
BR wk. 3 Thursday Thoughts
Check in paragraph 5 (conclusion) is complete / Sign off gold sheet #7.
Dialogue Writing activities with handouts (2)
ASSIGNMENT:
Study for spelling
History
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Ch. 6:2 tan review
Preview Ch. 6:4 - write blue heading questions
Read Ch. 6:4 aloud - answering blue heading questions
Assignment
Current Event due Friday
Ch. 6:4 SG due Monday
Literature
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: The Outsiders - Ch. 4 bell ringer questions
The Outsiders Stereotypes “I Am. . . “ Activity
Begin reading Chapter 5
ASSIGNMENT:
The Outsiders, Chapter 5 due Thursday
Pre-Algebra
Section 3-2C
Assign: 1-17 all Due Monday
SCI English
spelling practice 7
SCI Literature
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
SCI Math
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Science
Missing work
Review for Ch 7 test on Friday
Vocab
PMWB—over section 7:1
soil particles,
Soil factors,
Flashcards
Qs on Tan sheet
Study guides
What does the test look like?
Assignment: Study for Ch 7 test
7th Grade Assignments
English
Collect Qu. 1 bell ringers and Qu. 1 DEP
Correct and hand in “Find Dependent and Independent Clauses” wkst.
Sequencing Compound-Complex Sents. for comma placement
Assign: “Comma Placement in a CD-CX Sent.” Practice
Geography
Bell Ringer: How are people impacting the climate?
Activity: research and share various ways the our climate is being impacted. Students will be paired up and will create a slideshow to demonstrate how climate is impacted by various factors. Options to research are wind, sun, landforms, ocean, and people – with various subcategories.
No assignment
Literature
Bell Ringer: Individual vocabulary review.
Objective: Build comprehension through vocabulary building and understanding of reading/thinking/ writing relationship.
Introduce Reaching the End Vocabulary Sentences. (RL7.4).
Complete check of conclusion paragraph. (RL7.1, RL7.2, & RL7.3)
Return papers; make content changes to conclusion paragraph.
Assignment: Vocabulary practice – write sentences for each vocab word or vocabulary.com to 50% by Tuesday.
Math
Basic pg. 136-138 1-7 all, 42,
Average pg. 136-138 9-27 odds, 42, 49-50
Advanced pg. 136-138 21-35 odds, 42, 45-50 all
Science
Warm Up Question #25 – Think-Pair-Share
HW/Eclipses and Moon Phases Practice Check-in
Movement of the Earth, Sun, and Moon Lab
Eclipses
Moon Phases
Lab Clean-up
Assignments:
Complete the Movement of the Earth, Sun, and Moon Lab Questions - Friday
6th Grade Assignments
English
DDL 2-- check answers with answer key
something unexpected--The Lodge
writing workshop--conferences
Assignment: study for DDL quiz
Literature
Among the Hidden comprehension test
Assignment: read 1/2 hour, SI #2 due Friday
Math
Fix mistakes on page 122 and 128.
Quiz retakes tomorrrow.
SI #6 Due tomorrow
Science
BR- Study Quietly
Quiz
Ed Puzzle Bill Nye
Assignment: Finish Bill
Social Studies
Bellringer: Create a social pyramid of the U.S.
Activities: Review discussion questions, Jigsaw textbook reading (p. 92-99), Daily Life in Egypt Wkst
Closure: How was life in ancient Egypt different than yours today (Quick Write)?
Assignment: Complete Daily Life in Egypt Wkst (green) ; Current Events (Fri.)
Friday
Print Friday Assignments
Day 6, October 20, 2017
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
English
IOWA CORE: W.8.10 , W.8.3b, c, d, e, W,8.6, L.8.2
OBJECTIVES: Students will use technology to produce a rough draft. Students will write over extended period of time. Students will incorporate dialogue, transition words, sensory language, and a conclusion into rough draft of narrative.
LESSON:
BR wk. 3 Friday Figurative Language
Spelling test wk. 7
Continue dialogue activities and REVISE rough draft of Me Collection to include dialogue writing in RD.
ASSIGNMENT:
Be ready to print / turn in RD on Monday.
History
LESSON:
Current Events
News Bowl
ASSIGNMENT:
Ch. 6:4 SG due Monday
Literature
LESSON:
6-Way Paragraphs
Students will complete 1 reading comprehension passage.
Finish reading chapter 5 and bell ringer questions
ASSIGNMENT:
Chapter 5 due Monday
Pre-Algebra
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
SCI English
no assignment
SCI Literature
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
SCI Math
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Science
Early Out--PDs
Weathering Test
Missing work
Ch 7 test
Assignment: Ch 8 vocab
7th Grade Assignments
English
Correct and hand in “Comma Placement in a CD-CX Sent.” Practice
Begin writing Compound-Complex Sents.
Assign: Writing CD-CX Sents. Practice 1
Geography
Bell Ringer: check in on group work
Activity: current events with quiz.
Continue work on researching and sharing how climate is impacted.
No assignment
Literature
Bell Ringer: Partnered Book Talks
Objective: Build reading comprehension through fluency testing and graphing, and independent reading practice.
Individual Fluency test practice. (IA.2 & RL7.10)
Independent reading and book talks (IA.2 & RL 7.2)
Assignment: READ, Q1 Ends soon! (Next Thursday!)
Math
Basic pg. 141-143 1-8 all, 35, 36-38 all
Average pg. 141-143 9-31 odds, 36-38 all, 40-46 evens
Advanced pg. 141-143 14-32 evens, 36-38 all, 40-46 evens
Science
Warm Up Question #26 – Think-Pair-Share
HW/Movement of the Earth, Sun, and Moon Lab Questions Check-in
Discuss additional questions on I Wonder Wall
Question Research - Presentations
Assignments:
No Assignment
6th Grade Assignments
English
take DDL 2 quiz
writing workshop--continue conferences
Assignment: parent letter/conference on paper
Literature
Reading workshop
Class news article
Focused and Sustained reading
Assignment: read 1 hour
Math
SI #6 due today #7 due tomorrow.
Science
BR- What are the 3 states of Matter?
Throw all everything away except
our last unit
Bill Nye
Current Science
A ssignment: Have a
fantastic weekend
Social Studies
Bellringer: Reading Check Questions review
Activities: share Current Events, NewsBowl
Assignment: none