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No School, January 16, 2017
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Day 2, January 17, 2017
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Work on Presentation
Assign: Give Presentation on Wednesday
English
Workshop time:
AF response writing
Print / turn in w/ rubric
Due BEFORE leaving class today!
(Hand out literature textbooks)
History
LESSON:
Return CEs
Hand out new CE form
Go over 9:2 SG
Create 9:3 blue heading ?s as a class
As a preview, create 9:3 flashcards
ASSIGNMENT:
9:3 flashcards due Wednesday
CE due Friday
Literature
LESSON: Bell Ringer: Take Time for Ten
Holocaust Research Workshop
Check in sources and source notes
Ticket Out the Door: 2 sources of notes taken
ASSIGNMENT: 3rd source of notes due Wednesday
Ind. Reading (30 minutes) daily requirement
Pre-Algebra
Review Worksheet on Graphing Equations in Slope Intercept Form
Assign: Finish Worksheet
SCI English
Act 1 Scene 1 & 2 Questions
SCI Literature
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
SCI Math
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Science
Pass back papers
Absent work from 2nd quarter
Check book cover condition—recover if necessary
BSA binder on Google
Ch12 Test—hand back/ record
Volcano retakes on Wed / Thur
Intro Volcano Model—12:3
Purpose
Introduce model & choices
Show samples
Explain basics of 12:3 section
Start gathering materials if you want to complete 3D model
Label diagrams
Begin with notes on features
Assignment: Choose which type of model—Poster or 3D
12:3 Study Guide
Study for RETAKES ch 12 test
7th Grade Assignments
English
Spelling pretest #14
Revising improvements to personal narrative rough draft (laptops)-- use comments and questions in the margins, the rating guides, and highlighted transitions to guide the improvements you make.
Assign: Write missed spelling words; PN rough draft #2 due Thursday
Geography
Bell Ringer: Twitter Tuesday
Activity: Review country profile activity. Choose a Central American/Caribbean country to research. students will research information for their country using cia.gov. Once students have found the information they’ll put together a Google Slides that includes pictures to share their information with the class.
Literature
Bell Ringer: 10. Works Cited - What do you put first if there is no author? (Turn in Bell Ringers).
Objective: Assist student understanding of citing sources through Works Cited page.
Introduce Mrs. DeZeeuw.
Review Works Cited page format.
Complete Works Cited page.
Independent reading when complete. (IA.2 & RL7.10)
Assignment: Complete Works Cited page. Read independently.
Math
Bring an object for scale model
Science
Warm Up Question # 73 – Think-Pair-Share
(IA Assessment Binders)
Discuss Works Cited Handout
Individual work time on Works Cited Rough Draft
Closure – Make sure Works Cited Rough Draft has Genetic Disorder name
Assignments:
Works Cited Rough Draft – Due end of the class on Wednesday
6th Grade Assignments
English
take verbs test
Assignment: 1 page free write--topic of your choise
Literature
Check in 3 sources by end of class
Begin work on graphic organizer
Assignment: Read 1/2 hour, graphic organizer due by end of class on Wednesday
Math
Page 288 #'s 2-20 evens
SI #16
Science
Iowa Assessment Review
Correct Reproduction Review
Review Reproduction for Quiz (Review Game)
Assignment: Study for Reproduction Quiz
Social Studies
Objective: Students will demonstrate knowledge of Ancient China.
Standard: SS.6-8.H1, H8, H3
Bell-ringer: What is a dynasty? Write your answer.
Activities: Finish any leftover presentations. Review game to prepare for Ancient China quiz.
Closure: Quiz your partner over C.A.A.R.
Assignment: Study for ancient China quiz, Current Events
Wednesday
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Day 3, January 18, 2017
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Presentations
No Homework
English
LESSON:
Watch movie The Short Life of Anne Frank
Pick up packet for reading Diary of Anne Frank in Lit. textbook.
Do pg. 1-2 in packet--Elements of drama and Elements of literature ‘
On Notice and Note worksheet, complete together as class “Memory Moment”
ASSIGNMENT:
Do pg. 3 of packet
History
LESSON:
9:2 BR (tan sheet)
Check in and go over 9:3 flashcards (use PPT)
READ 9:3 and answer blue heading ?s
Report to teacher to get 9:3 SG
ASSIGNMENT:
9:3 SG due Thursday
CE due Friday
Literature
LESSON: Bell Ringer: Take Time for Ten
Holocaust Research Workshop
Check in sources and source notes
Ticket Out the Door: 3 sources of notes taken
ASSIGNMENT: 4th source of notes due Thursday
Ind. Reading (30 minutes) daily requirement
Book Log due Thursday
Pre-Algebra
Section 6-2B
Assign: 2 – 22 evens Due Monday
SCI English
Act 1 Scene 1 & 2 Questions
SCI Literature
No assignment
SCI Math
Adding/Subtracting Unlike Fractions 2
Science
volcano Model
BSA binder
Check 12:3
BR- Review instructions for Volcano Model
Show samples
Start gathering materials if you want to complete 3D model
Book model—take notes on +s and –s
Take notes on parts—most of class time
Extra credit
Assignment: Rough Draft—with parts completed so far
Model due on Monday
Study for retakes—Last day on Thursday
7th Grade Assignments
English
Hand in spelling words
Revising improvements to personal narrative rough draft (laptops)-- use comments and questions in the margins, the rating guides, and highlighted transitions to guide the improvements you make.
Assign: Personal narrative rough draft #2 due tomorrow—PRINTED BEFORE CLASS BEGINS
Geography
Bell Ringer: Would you Rather Wednesday
Activity: students will research information for their country using cia.gov. Once students have found the information they’ll put together a Google Slides that includes pictures to share their information with the class.
Literature
Bell Ringer: Discuss - What are effective ways to proofread?
Objective: Analyze the structure of text and trace and evaluate the arguments in a text.
Partnered proofreading of paper. (RI7.5 & 7.8)
Assignment: Read independently.
Math
Finish Scale Drawing
Science
Warm Up Question # 74 – Think-Pair-Share
Review Works Cited Handout
Discuss Peer Editing Handout
Individual work time on Works Cited Rough Draft (OR)
Peer Editing of Works Cited Rough Draft
Check in Works Cited Rough Draft
Assignments:
Printed Final Works Cited Page – Due end of class on Friday
6th Grade Assignments
English
non-fiction reading--How Should We Choose our Heroes? and 5 Components of a Heroic Act
Assignment: complete entry on the link site
Literature
WAD #22 - TBA (students are turning in words)
Check in graphic organizer by end of class
Add intro & conclusion to graphic organizer
Transfer info to typed paper -- begin typing rough draft
Assignment: Read 1/2 hour, intro & conclusion on graphic organizer
Math
Short Quiz in Class
Read the blue boxes on page 289. Then define/describe these vocab terms in your own language.
Properties
Equivalent Expressions
Commutative Property
Associative Property
Identity Property
Science
Iowa Assessment Review
Reproduction Quiz
Review DNA in cells
Assignment: None
Social Studies
Objective: Students will be able to identify and explain the impact of important geographical characteristics in Greece.
Standard(s): SS.6-8.H6
Bellringer: Study for ancient China quiz!
Activities: Ancient China quiz. Fill in Greece map (pg. 193). Go over in class.
Closure: Review Map
Assignment: Complete Preview Q’s and map of Greece, Current Events
Thursday
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Day 4, January 19, 2017
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Section 6-6
Assign: 10-24 evens
English
OBJECTIVES: Students will begin reading The Diary of Anne Frank play in literature textbooks.
LESSON:
Go over pg. 3 vocab.
Read Act I, sc. 1 -2, pg. 298 - 309 in Lit. textbook
ASSIGNMENT:
Do pg. 4-5 in packet.
Pg. 4--top 3 moments--use ANY of the signposts to help you!
Pg. 4--memory moment! FLASHBACK!
History
LESSON:
Check in / go over 9:3 SG
Create 9:4 blue heading ?s as a class
Create 9:4 flashcards
ASSIGNMENT:
CE due Friday
9:4 Flashcards due MONDAY!
Literature
LESSON: Bell Ringer: Unit 5 Vocabulary Pretest
Bell Ringer: Take Time for Ten
Holocaust Research Workshop
Check in sources and source notes
Ticket Out the Door: 4 sources of notes taken
ASSIGNMENT: All research notes to be completed by the end of class on Friday
Ind. Reading (30 minutes) daily requirement
Pre-Algebra
Section 6-2B
Assign: 2 – 22 evens Due Monday
SCI English
No assignment
SCI Literature
Concentration Camp Highlight Questions
SCI Math
Any math not completed
Science
volcano Model
BSA binders
Partner check in / compare
Check in RD and answer Qs
Finish taking notes
Smartboard visuals
Answer any questions?
Drawing/Work on rough draft/look at visuals
Hand out Poster Paper
Assignment: Rough draft due on Friday
Model due on Monday
7th Grade Assignments
English
Bell ringer #1 (provide Qu. 3 bell ringer form)
Change seating arrangements—new groups for editing
EDITING—instructions—red pens; checklist
Assign: Spelling assign. #14; Spelling test #14 tomorrow.
Geography
Bell Ringer: Thoughtful Thursday
Activity: Present Google Slides
Literature
Bell Ringer: Discuss - What do you look for when proofreading.
Objective: Analyze the structure of text and trace and evaluate the arguments in a text.
Partnered proofreading of paper. (RI7.5 & 7.8)
Complete final proofreading corrections.
Assignment: Read independently.
Math
Finish Scale Model by Monday
Science
Warm Up Question # 75 – Think-Pair-Share
Review Peer Editing Handout
Peer Editing of Works Cited Rough Draft
Make Corrections to Works Cited Rough Draft
Assignments:
Printed Final Works Cited Page – Due end of class on Friday
6th Grade Assignments
English
self run class--organization and heroism
Assignment: complete the assessment chart
Literature
WAD #23 - TBA (students are turning in words)
Work time on typing rough draft
Assignment: Read 1/2 hour, rough draft of hero paper due on Monday
Math
Diagnostic Test
Science
Iowa Assessment Review
Introduce Mitosis
Mitosis Notes
Assignment: None
Social Studies
Objective: Students will be able to identify and explain the impact of important geographical characteristics in Greece.
Standard: SS.6-8.H6
Bell-ringer: Review map with a partner. Discuss map as a class.
Activities: Preview Ancient Greece (p. 191). Textbook Reading (p. 192-195), Geo. of Greece Wkst (tan)
Closure: Class discussion. What effects did the sea have on life in ancient Greece?
Assignment: Geo. of Greece Wkst (tan), Current Events
Friday
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Day 5, January 20, 2017
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Section 6-6
Assign: 10-24 evens
English
OBJECTIVES: Students will discuss Act I, scenes 1 and 2 of The Diary of Anne Frank play in literature textbooks. Students will be assessed on spelling words.
LESSON:
Spelling test AF wk. 2
BR review (yellow scaffolding reading ?s)
Go over pg. 4-5 in packet
ASSIGNMENT:
none
History
LESSON:
Share / collect CE’s
News Bowl / Brain
ASSIGNMENT:
9:4 Flashcards due MONDAY!
Literature
LESSON: Bell Ringer: Workshop Expectations
Holocaust Research Workshop
Check in sources and source notes
Finish taking notes
ASSIGNMENT: Unit 5 Vocabulary.com due Tuesday
Ind. Reading (60 minutes) weekend requirement
Pre-Algebra
Computation
Section 6-2B
Assign: 2 – 22 evens Due Monday
SCI English
Act 1 Scene 3 Questions
SCI Literature
No assignment
SCI Math
Mixed Numbers 1
Science
Early out --PDs
BR- BSA binders
Volcano model Continued--
Highlight note sheet that don’t match
Qs on how to draw/make items
Extra credit
Check in rough draft drawings
Hand out poster paper
How to draw square
Assignment: Volcano Model due Monday
Must stay after school on MONDAY if model in not finished
7th Grade Assignments
English
1:15 dismissal
Correct and hand in spelling assign. #14
Spelling test #14
Continue peer editing—red pens; checklist
No assignment
Geography
Bell Ringer: Current Events
Activity: Present Google Slides
Literature
Bell Ringer: 1. What did you learn about author bias?
Objective: Informal presentation of research information.
Print /Submit papers for grading.
Independent reading/book talks. (RL7.2 & IA.2)
Assignment: Read independently.
Math
Finish Scale Model
Science
Discuss Presentation Handout & Expectations
Grade Contract Rubric
Make Corrections to Works Cited Rough Draft and SHARE to Mrs. VK
Begin working on Genetic Disorder Research Presentation
Check-in Works Cited Final Draft
Closure – Make sure to name Genetic Disorder Presentation in Google Drive
Assignments:
Presentations will begin Thursday 1/26
6th Grade Assignments
English
take notes on interviewing
Assignment: hero bubble prewriting
Literature
Reading workshop
Hand in reading log & journal response
Finish typing rough draft
Focused reading
Assignment: Read 1 hour, rough draft of hero paper due Monday
Math
SI #17
Science
Iowa Assessment Review
Mitosis Process
Mitosis Activity\Demonstration
Assignment: None
Social Studies
1:15 Early Dismissal Schedule
Objective: Students will be able to identify and explain the different types of governments in ancient Greece.
Standard(s): SS.6-8.H2
Bellringer: Complete Greece map on back of tan wkst on your own. Hand in.
Activities: Geog. Of Greece notes together in class. Share Current Events
Closure: Class Review
Assignment: none