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Day 5, January 19, 2015
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Section 7-4
Assignment: 1-18 all Due Wed
English
EL/COMMON CORE: (W.8.10) (L.8.2b) (L.8.2a) (L.8.2c)
OBJECTIVES: Student will learn comma causers (introductory phrases) by function and purpose.
LESSON:
Tan obj. sheet (goal)
Spelling pretest wk. 11
Pg. 5 AAAWWUBBIS--review
Pg. 6 do independently—share and add 8-10.
Do pg. 7 with table partner
Intro. thinking outside the box
Fill in tan obj. sheet—I can / example / self-eval.
ASSIGNMENT:
Read pg. 8 top half (up to T/ F questions)
History
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Ch. 9:2 tan review
Preview Ch. 9:3/Check in blue heading ?s
Read Ch. 9:3 answering blue heading ?s
Complete Ch. 9:3 flashcards
ASSIGNMENT:
9:3 flashcards due Tuesday
Literature
COMMON CORE: L.8.4; L.8.5
OBJECTIVES:
I can use context clues to help me determine the meaning of a word or phrase.
I can use the relationship between particular words to better understand each of the words.
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Return/Record/File Holocaust Rubrics
Unit 5 Vocabulary Pretest & Daily Analogies Day 1&2
Introduce Independent Reading Book Response (download outline from Moodle)
Take Time for Ten
ASSIGNMENT:
Reading Response outline due Tuesday, 20th
Vocabulary Sentences & Synonyms due Wednesday, 21st
Independent Reading (30 minutes) daily requirement
Book #2 due January, 30th
Pre-Algebra
Section 7-2B
Assignment: 2-28 evens Due Wed
SCI English
correct pretest and rewrite missed words
SCI Literature
vocabulary sentences due Wednesday - gratitude, vacant, dwindle, prohibit
SCI Math
problem solving with integers 1
Science
Rough Draft check-in
BSA binder--
Volcano model
Partners comparison of rough draft
Highlight note sheet that don’t match
Qs on how to draw the items
Samples to check with
Extra Credit—Qs
These are not group posters
Projects due Monday, Jan 26th
Assignment: Volcano Model due Mon, Jan 26th
Ch 11 vocab sheet due Tuesday
7th Grade Assignments
English
Spelling pretest #15
Review presentation requirements and audience expectations
Continue autobio. presentations
Assign: Write missed spelling words; be ready for your presentation if you have not given yours.
Geography
Bell Ringer: What ancient empire in present day Mexican do you believe has influenced modern day Mexico the Most? Support your answer with details
Objective: correct study guide and get correct answers
Activity: correct study guide play chapter 6 review game
Assignment: Study for test
Literature
Bell Ringer #10. What do you think of the line, “Thank you for your childhood”? (RL7.1) Turn in Bell Work.
Objective: Build student comprehension through reading practice and comprehension discussion. Check comprehension mastery of Chapters 1-6. Go over Chapter 1-6 Comprehension Tests.
Discuss Chapter 7, 8 &9. (RL7.1)
Write Chapter 10 Vocabulary. (RL7.4)
Read Aloud Chapter 10 as time allows. (IA.2)
Assignment: Finish reading Chapter 10. Answer Discussion Questions.
Math
Basic pg. 322-324 1-7, 50
Average pg. 322-324 8-26 evens, 38, 50
Advanced pg. 322-324 28-50 evens
Science
Warm Up Question # 75
Discuss Presentation Expectations - Mrs. VK’s PowToon & Grade Contract Rubric
PowToon Genetic Disorder Inheritance Example
Begin working on Genetic Disorder Research Presentation
Closure – Make sure to SAVE Presentation
Assignments:
Presentations will begin Friday 1/23
6th Grade Assignments
English
NO SPELLING THIS WEEK!
mini-lessons on tricky capitalization rules
group analysis--label the caps
Assignment: finish study guide, capitalization test is moved to WEDNESDAY
Literature
WAD #24 -- redundant
Check in hero list & traits
lesson on searching internet cites (Mrs. DZ)
Begin hero research
Assignment -- Read 1/2 hour; 2 sources completed by Thursday
Math
Read pages 346-347. Write a 3-4 sentence summary.
Science
Work On PowToon
Social Studies
None
Tuesday
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Day 6, January 20, 2015
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Skills Iowa
English
EL/COMMON CORE: (W.8.10) (L.8.2b) (L.8.2a) (L.8.2c)
OBJECTIVES: Students will learn sentence boundaries (fragments / run-ons / complete sentences). Students will learn FANBOYS acronym and purpose of conjunctions.
LESSON:
Tan obj. sheet (goal)
Review pg. 8 (top) as BR
Do T / F ?s and reading as a class on page 8-10.
Pg. 9—activity with table partner on FANBOYS
Do top of page 11 as a group / do bottom half of pg. 11 alone and go over as class.
Fill in tan obj. sheet—I can / example / self-eval.
ASSIGNMENT:
Do pg. 12 in packet independently---read top, do problems 1-3.
History
LESSON:
Using powerpoint, check in / go over Ch. 9:3 flashcards.
Bell Ringer: Complete Ch. 9:3 SG / go over. Preview Ch. 9:4 & write blue heading ?s
Read Ch. 9:4
ASSIGNMENT:
9:4 flashcards due Wednesday
Literature
COMMON CORE: L.8.4; L.8.5; RI.8.10
OBJECTIVES:
I can use context clues to help me determine the meaning of a word or phrase.
I can use the relationship between particular words to better understand each of the words.
I can read and comprehend informational text at grade level
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Take Time for Ten (check in outlines)
Mid-Year Non-Fiction Social Studies Benchmark
Unit 5 Vocabulary Review & Daily Analogies Day 3&4
ASSIGNMENT:
Independent Reading (30 minutes) daily requirement
Reading log due Wednesday, 21st
Book #2 due January, 30th
Pre-Algebra
Skills Iowa
SCI English
spelling sentences 15
SCI Literature
Vocabulary sentences - gratitude, vacant, dwindle
SCI Math
problem solving with integers 2
Science
Earthquakes—Types of Faults
BSA binders--
Volcano model Qs???
Earthquakes:
Ch 11 Vocab—record / go over terms
What?? Sioux county feels Earthquake
I was in an EQ this summer--NY
KWL—Earthquakes
Small groups—What do you want to know
Connections with volcanoes / Plates
Bendable solids
Fill in what we know with Ch 11:1
Read 11:1 and fill in study guide
Assignment: Finish 11:1 reading / SG
Volcano model
7th Grade Assignments
English
DEP—Provide new set (#3)
Hand in spelling words
Continue autobio. presentations—last day???
No assignment, unless you have not given your presentation
Geography
Bell Ringer: Review study guide for five minutes with a partner
Objective: Take chapter 6 test
Activity: Take chapter 6 test
Assignment: no assignment
Literature
Bell Ringer: Write Chapter 11& 12 Vocabulary. (RL7.4)
Objective: Check student reading comprehension through discussion and independent reading practice.
Read Aloud Chapter 11. (IA.1, IA.2, & RL7.10)
Collect Discussion ?’s Chpts. 7-10. (RL7.1)
Discuss 10 & 11. (RL7.1)
Assignment: Read Chapter 12 & Complete Discussion Questions.
Math
Basic pg. 327-330 1-8, 45
Average pg. 327-330 10-30 evens, 45, 47
Advanced pg. 327-330 26-44 evens, 45-47 all
Science
Warm Up Question # 76
How do I get to the Studio version?
Continue working on Genetic Disorder Research Presentation
Closure – Make sure to SAVE Presentation
Assignments:
Presentations will begin Friday 1/23
6th Grade Assignments
English
correct study guide
review for test
Assignment: study capitalization rules for test
Literature
WAD #25 -- lopped
Hero research -- explain source & citation procedure
Assignment -- read 1/2 hour; 2 sources completed by Thursday; study for WAD & Word Parts quiz #16-25
Math
Page 348-349 #'s 1-13.
Show your work.
Science
Finish PowToon
Social Studies
None
Wednesday
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Day 1, January 21, 2015
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Section 7-5
Assign: 2-32 evens Due Fri
English
EL/COMMON CORE: (W.8.10) (L.8.2b) (L.8.2a) (L.8.2c)
OBJECTIVES: Students will review comma causers and sentence boundaries.
LESSON:
Tan obj. sheet (goal)
BR—pg. 12 in packet / 3 problems
Read pg. 568 in English textbook
Complete pg. 13 in packet
Go over pg. 13 in packet (25 problems)
Fill in tan obj. sheet—I can / example / self-eval.
ASSIGNMENT:
Read pg. 570 in English textbook
Do pg. 14, problems 1-30 in packet for Thursday.
History
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Ch. 9:3 & 9:4 tan reviews
Using powerpoint, check in / go over Ch. 9:3 flashcards.
Complete Ch. 9:3 SG and go over
Brainstorm essay question
ASSIGNMENT:
Brainstorm Ch. 9 Test
Study for Ch. 9 Test on Friday
Literature
COMMON CORE: L.8.4; L.8.5; IA.8.1
OBJECTIVES:
I can use context clues to help me determine the meaning of a word or phrase.
I can use the relationship between particular words to better understand each of the words.
I can use the questioning reading strategy.
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Check in vocabulary sentences & synonyms/ Daily Analogies Day 5
Type independent reading book responses
ASSIGNMENT:
Book responses due Thursday, 22nd
Independent Reading (30 minutes) daily requirement
Book #2 due January, 30th
Unit 5 Vocabulary Quiz on Friday, 23rd
Pre-Algebra
Section 8-1B
Assign: 5-14 all
SCI English
no assignment
SCI Literature
vocab review sheet
SCI Math
no assignment
Science
Earthquake waves
BSA binders
Volocano model Qs
Earthquake Waves
Review vocab
11:1 SG check in / go over
Slinky Demo on types of waves
2 types of seismographs
Assignment: 11:2 Front
Volcano model
7th Grade Assignments
English
Bell ringer
Return autobio. project and presentation evaluations and record in benchmark file
Return Dec. character topic—record in benchmark file
Discuss January character topic about honesty and review requirements—see purple handout in binder entitled “Character Topics”
Assign: Jan. character topic (honesty) due Friday; tomorrow will be work day for this.
Geography
Bell Ringer: Comparing the Panama Canal to the proposed Nicaraguan Canal. Video with discussion questions
Objectives: 1) Identify where Central America is and what nations make up the area. 2) Describe the landforms and climate found in Central America. 3) Explain the economy of Central America
Activity: Read together chapter 7 section 2. pages 212-215
Assignment: guided reading questions due Thursday
Literature
Bell Ringer: Review Chpt. 7-12 Vocab. (RL7.4)
Objective: Build student comprehension & vocabulary through vocabulary review and comprehension check questions.
Collect Vocab cards and sentences from students assigned.
Go over Chapter 12 Discussion Questions. (RL7.1)
Review for Chapter 7-12 Vocabulary Quiz.
Assignment: Review for Chapter 7-12 Vocabulary Quiz.
Math
Basic pg. 339-341 1-7, 30
Average pg. 339-341 8-30 evens
Advanced pg. 339-341 8-30 evens
Science
Warm UP Question # 77
Review Presentation Expectations
Continue working on Genetic Disorder Research Presentation
Closure - Make sure to SAVE Presentation
Assignment:
Presentations begin on Monday
6th Grade Assignments
English
take capitalization test
Assignment: finish a 1+ page free write
Literature
WAD & Word Parts Quiz #16-25
Hero research -- working on sources 1 & 2
Assignment -- read 1/2 hour; 2 sources completed by tomorrow
Math
Page 348-349 #'s 14-24
Show your work.
Science
What is a Compound? (Read 60-61)
Social Studies
None
Thursday
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Day 2, January 22, 2015
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Section 7-5
Assign: 2-32 evens Due Fri
English
EL/COMMON CORE: (W.8.10) (L.8.2b) (L.8.2a) (L.8.2c)
OBJECTIVES: Students will learn / review use of commas / punctuation (quotation marks) in dialogue and colons and semi-colons.
LESSON:
Fill in tan obj. sheet (goal)
Go over pg. 14 in packet--?s 1-30
Read pg. 572
Do pg. 15 in packet / go over
Read pg. 16 in packet / colons / semi-colons
Complete questions 1-4 pg. 16 and top of pg. 17.
Fill in tan obj. sheet—I can / example / self-eval.
ASSIGNMENT:
Review for spelling test 11
Do pg. 17- 18 in packet, problems 1-20
History
LESSON:
Go over Ch. 9:2 flashcards
Bell Ringer: Ch. 9:2 SG / go over
Preview Ch. 9:3 and write blue heading ?s
Read Ch. 9:3 / answer blue heading ?s
Using handout, create flashcards for Ch. 9:3
Literature
COMMON CORE: L.8.4; L.8.5
OBJECTIVES:
I can use context clues to help me determine the meaning of a word or phrase.
I can use the relationship between particular words to better understand each of the words.
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Unit 5 Vocabulary Review
Poetry introduction
Love that Dog trailer
Begin reading Love that Dog pages 1-7
Ticket out the door: Question #1
ASSIGNMENT:
Independent Reading (30 minutes) daily requirement
Book #2 due January, 30th
Unit 5 Vocabulary Quiz on Friday, 23rd
Pre-Algebra
Section 8-1D
Assign: 1-10 all
SCI English
spelling worksheet
SCI Literature
study for vocab quiz
SCI Math
no assignment
Science
Earth’s interior
BSA binders
Earthquakes:
Check 11:2 front
Complete 11:2 back together
Review slinky / EQ waves
Review Earth’s interior
Choose EQ research topics
Assignment: Work on Volcano model
Do NOT label final model
7th Grade Assignments
English
DEP
Workshop for January character topic (honesty)
Assign: Character topic due tomorrow; spelling assign. #15 due tomorrow; spelling test #15 is tomorrow.
Geography
Bell Ringer: How does the rainforest impact the land and people of Central America
Objective: Discuss the people and history of Central America; Country profiles Nicaragua, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Honduras, Panama
Activity: Discuss rainforest political cartoons, highlight Central American countries, read together pages 215-217
Assignment: section guided reading questions
Literature
Bell Ringer: Review Chapter 7-12 Vocabulary.
Objective: Build student comprehension and check student mastery of reading vocabulary.
Chapter 7-12 Vocabulary Quiz. (RL7.4)
Discuss Chpt 12 Essay. (RL7.1)
Write Chapter 13 Vocab. (RL7.4)
Begin Read Aloud of Chapter 13. (IA.1, IA.2, & RL7.10)
Assignment: Prepare for Chapter 7-12 Comprehension Quiz.
Math
Basic Pg. 344 1-21 odds
Average Pg. 344 1-21 odds
Advanced Pg. 344 1-21 odds
Science
Warm Up Question # 77 (continue)
Review Presentation Expectations
Discuss how to upload visuals into PowToon
Type of Mutation Videos Station
Continue working on Genetic Disorder Research Presentation
Closure - Make sure to SAVE Presentation
Assignment:
Presentations begin on Monday
6th Grade Assignments
English
intro to personal hero discussion--non-fiction reading and discussion
Assignment: hero prewriting
Literature
Hero Research: Begin work on source #3
Assignment -- Read 1/2 hour; Source #3 due Monday
Math
Page 355-357. Do one equation and one story problem from each section.
Science
All About Compounds (Read 60-61)
Social Studies
Sparta / Athens WebQuest & Reflection Question
Friday
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Day 3, January 23, 2015
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Work Day over section 7-5. Assignment due on Monday
English
EL/COMMON CORE: (W.8.10) (L.8.2b) (L.8.2a) (L.8.2c)
OBJECTIVES: Students will review colons and semi-colons and review basic quotes and underlining practices.
LESSON:
Fill in tan obj. sheet—goal
Spelling test wk. 11
BR review. Do pg. 18---6 sentences.
Go over pg. 17-18 in packet, problems 1-20
Do bottom of pg. 18 together
Pg. 19—the colon
ASSIGNMENT:
do pg. 20 and 21 --- finish packet for Monday
History
LESSON:
Chapter 9 Test
ASSIGNMENT:
None
Literature
COMMON CORE: L.8.4; L.8.5
OBJECTIVES:
I can use context clues to help me determine the meaning of a word or phrase.
I can use the relationship between particular words to better understand each of the words.
LESSON:
Unit 5 Vocabulary Quiz
Bell Ringer: Share with a partner Love that Dog response questions #1
Read Love that Dog pages 8-14
Ticket out the door: Questions #2 & 3
ASSIGNMENT:
Independent Reading (1 hour) weekend requirement
Book #2 due January, 30th
Pre-Algebra
Section 8-1E
Assign: 5-13 all
SCI English
no assignment
SCI Literature
reading strategy sheet 10
SCI Math
no assignment
Science
Research EQ topic
BSA binders
Research their earthquake topic
5 visuals—at least 1 fact per visual
Ch 9 Test—Forming a new Nation
Assignment: none
7th Grade Assignments
English
Hand in January character topic
Correct and hand in spelling assign. #15
Spelling test #15
No assignment
Geography
Bell Ringer: CNN Student news
Objectives: 1) Identify and compare the islands of the Caribbean. 2) Describe the landforms and climates of the Caribbean islands. 3) Explain the economic activities of the islands
Activity: Trinidadian steel drums. Highlight Puerto Rico. Read in a group 219-222. Complete guided reading and section questions together
Assignment: section review questions
Literature
Bell Ringer: Write vocab for Chpt. 14 & 15.
Objective: Check student reading comprehension mastery, build student comprehension & vocabulary through vocabulary review and comprehension check questions.
Chapter 7-12 Comprehension Quiz. (RL7.1)
Finish Read Aloud of Chapter 13. (IA.1, IA.2, & RL7.10)
Discuss Chapter 13 as time allows. (RL7.1)
Assignment: Read Chapter 14 & and answer Discussion Questions. (IA.1, IA.2, & RL7.1)
Math
No Assignment
Science
Warm Up Question # 78
Review Presentation Expectation
Discuss how to put a "Hold" on each slide
Types of Mutation Videos Station
Continue working on Presentation
Closure - Make sure to SAVE Presentation
Assignment:
Presentations begin on Monday
6th Grade Assignments
English
discuss hero prewriting--video
take notes on interviewing
Assignment: choose your personal hero, start writing interview questions (due Tuesday)
Literature
Reading workshop:
complete logs/journal response
complete research
focused and sustained reading
Assignment -- read 1 hour; all sources due Monday
Math
Test today.
Science
Chemical Formulas & Reactions
Social Studies
Rise of Greek Cities Notes
Finish WebQuest (Research Questions, Comparison Chart, and Essay)