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Day 5, November 29, 2016
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Review Linear Equations
Assign: Worksheet
English
IOWA CORE: L.8.1. L.8.2, L.8.3
OBJECTIVES: Demonstrate command of conventions in sentence writing.
LESSON:
Spelling pretest wk. 10
Review lesson 3 on writing compound sentences / return tests / papers on compound sentences. Put tests in colored folders. Put HW in binder in unit.
Prepare for compound sentences test
Review with partner (assigned by teacher)
Practice worksheet -- turn in before leaving!
ASSIGNMENT:
Be ready for compound sentence test on Wednesday
History
No assignment
Literature
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Return The Outsiders essays
Essay reflection form & growth mindsets
Record score
Study Island
ASSIGNMENT:
Movie Critique due Wednesday
Study Island - Identifying relevant & sufficient evidence due Friday
Pre-Algebra
Identifying Independent and Dependent Variables
Assign: Worksheet
SCI English
journal 2
SCI Literature
reading workshop 5 due Thursday
SCI Math
adding integer review
Science
Outsiders
3rd period will be during STAR
4th Period will be during SUCCESS
H2O presentations
BR—Listening expectation reminders
5 Min set up—review topics done so far
Water Presentations—should almost finish
Review 9:1 if time—Yellow / green flashcards
Assignment: 9:2 SG due on Wednesday
7th Grade Assignments
English
***No spelling this week.
Return Punctuation Unit tests—record in benchmark portfolios
Begin Personal Narrative Unit—students complete “What Do You Know?” (about a narrative’s plot elements and the writing process)
Notes—elements and plot hill for a personal narrative (take on provided note sheet)
No assignment
Geography
Refugee introduction video. Ask – what is a refugee? What makes a person become one? What challenges do they face?
Break into small groups to read various articles from Newsela about refugees and their challenges.
Answer questions together as a group.
Literature
Bell Ringer #7. Can you use biased information in research? Yes or No, & Why or How?
Objective: Build reading comprehension through vocabulary building, close reading for author bias, and independent practice.
Introduce All About Work vocabulary unit. (RL.7.4)
Pass back Biased or Unbiased? Quiz #2. Discuss.
Independent reading/book talks. (RL7.2 & IA.2)
Assignment: Create vocabulary cards OR 50% on vocabulary.com by Thursday.
Midterm reading log check will be due one week from tomorrow.
Math
No Assignment
Science
Warm Up Question # 48 –Think-Pair-Share
Introduce Forms of Reproduction Unit
Fill in Forms of Reproduction Vocab – Asexual Reproduction
Real World Examples of Asexual Reproduction Videos
Fission
Vegetative Propagation
Budding
Regeneration
Asexual Reproduction Review - Kahoot
Assignments:
Review Forms of Reproduction Unit for QUIZ on Thursday
6th Grade Assignments
English
take spelling pretest
Writer's Notebook Chapter 4
Assignment: spelling 3x, finish cast list, explain quote
Literature
WAD #6 - trying
Assignment: Malala's Big Idea Worksheet, Read 1/2 hour
Math
SI of your choosing due by midnight tonight.
Quiz corrections for retake.
Test on Friday.
Science
Review atomic properties and characteristics
Review compounds and bonds
Assignment: None
Social Studies
Textbook Reading (read p. 130-133), Google Earth and India map together, Notes
Assignment: Ancient India Map & Guided Notes; Current Event (Fri.)
Wednesday
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Day 6, November 30, 2016
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Section 4-4
Assign: 2-38 evens Due Fri
English
IOWA CORE: L.8.1. L.8.2, L.8.3
OBJECTIVES: Demonstrate command of conventions in sentence writing.
LESSON:
Compound sentences clarifying questions / review
Compound sentences test / print / turn in
ASSIGNMENT:
Study for “putting it all together” test on Thursday.
History
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Review the Ch. 7 “Big Idea” Question (see below)
Preview Ch. 7:3 - write blue heading questions
Begin reading Ch. 7:3 - completing blue heading questions
ASSIGNMENT:
Ch. 7:3 Study Guide due Thursday
Literature
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Study Island Check-In
Introduce the Holocaust independent reading activity
Discuss the “big idea” question
Discuss essential questions
ASSIGNMENT:
Study Island - Identifying relevant & sufficient evidence due Friday
Pre-Algebra
Identifying Independent and Dependent Variables
Assign: Worksheet
SCI English
identify and label verbs
SCI Literature
vocab review
SCI Math
subtracting integer review
Science
Wrap up H2O presentations
Finish presentations in most of the sections
Hand back water presentation rubrics
Go over Note sheet that has not been filled in
Review 9:1—Yellow / green flashcards
Check 9:2 SG
 Review 9:2
PPT review
Ground water model
Cave formation FCs (blue)
Ground Water FC (Pink)
9:3 Work on
Assignment: 9:3 SG due Thursday
7th Grade Assignments
English
Bell ringer
Finish notes from yesterday if needed—elements and plot hill for a personal narrative.
As a whole class read “Glass Elevator”, an example of a personal narrative
With partner label the personal narrative elements on the story.
Assign: Finish labeling if you and partner did not get done
Geography
How does our region of the United States compare to other regions of the USA?
Read together pages 126-129. On your own page 130. Complete section review questions
Play states and capitals game when finished
Literature
Bell Ringer #8. What is the difference between paraphrasing and quoting? When should you use each?
Objective: Build reading comprehension through close reading for author bias.
Return Research Information Evaluation Packets. (RI7.3, RI7.6, RI7.8)
Continue information search and evaluation of sources until two good (highly useable sources) found and evaluated. (RI.7.3, RI7.6, RI7.8)
Assignment: Have 2 usable sources for research paper found.
Math
Quiz-No Assginement
Science
Warm Up Question # 49 –Think-Pair-Share
Fill in Forms of Reproduction Vocab – Sexual Reproduction
Fill in Raw Materials Guided Notes
Fission
Vegetative Propagation
Budding
Regeneration
Asexual vs. Sexual Reproduction Activity – Gallery Walk
Real World Example Identification
Type of Reproduction
Haploid vs. Diploid for Sexual Repro.
Asexual vs. Sexual Repro. Activity Review
Asexual vs. Sexual Reproduction Form – in Google Classroom during class
Assignments:
Forms of Reproduction Review Wksht – Due Thursday
Review Forms of Reproduction Unit Vocab/Notes for QUIZ on Thursday
6th Grade Assignments
English
finish chapter 4--Borning Room and reflection
character BINGO
Assignment: 2 sp activites due Thurs, character prewriting
Literature
WAD #7 - benefit
Assignment: Critical Thinking Questions, Read 1/2 hour
Math
Practice test: Begin in class and finish as homework.
Science
Review compounds
Subscripts
Chemical Formula Activity
Work on Chemical Formulas & Reactions
Assignment: Chemical Formulas & Reactions
Social Studies
Geo. of India Wksht, Textbook Reading (p. 134-135), Discussion, Notes
Assignment: Geo. of India Wksht (brown); Current Event (Fri.)
Thursday
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Day 1, December 1, 2016
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Section 4-4
Assign: 2-38 evens Due Fri
English
IOWA CORE: L.8.1. L.8.2, L.8.3
OBJECTIVES: Demonstrate command of conventions in sentence writing.
LESSON:
Clarifying questions / review before test
Take 4A compound sentence test / correct
ASSIGNMENT:
Study for wk. 10 spelling test
Compound sentence test 5A
History
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Check in/go over Ch. 7:3 Study Guide
Acts that Angered the Colonists
Assign groups
Prepare skits
ASSIGNMENT:
Prepare skits for Friday
Literature
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Introduce signpost reading log
Welcome to Mrs. DeZeeuw
Holocaust fiction book talk
Students will select a Holocaust independent reading novel
ASSIGNMENT:
Independent Reading (Day 1 goal) & Signposts due Friday
Study Island - Identifying relevant & sufficient evidence due Friday
Pre-Algebra
Hand back packets and start going through
Assign: Correct Packet Due Monday
SCI English
using tenses correctly
SCI Literature
vocab quiz tomorrow
SCI Math
adding and subtracting integers
Science
Yellowstone / snotites
New Seating arrangement
Organize binder and hand out papers
Check 9:3 SG
9:1 Review Activities
FC and Young/mature/old matching
9:2 Review activities
PPT
Cave of Goo –video clip
Ground water model –Label PMWB
Cave formation FCs (blue)
Ground water FC (pink)
Tan review sheet
Begin crossword
Assignment: Organize Ch 9 binder
Notes crossword (back) review
Study for Ch 9 Water erosion test on Wed
7th Grade Assignments
English
DEP
Review elements of a personal narrative and the plot hill
As a whole class, discuss the elements and where they found them in “Glass Elevator”
No assignment
Geography
discuss Section 1 worksheet; five different groups to give info on the different economic regions of USA; read together challenges facing the USA – guided notes
Play states and capitals game when finished
Literature
Bell Ringer: Study All About Work Vocabulary. (RL7.4)
Objective: Build reading comprehension through vocabulary building and close reading for author bias.
Introduce All About Work Vocabulary Sentences. (RL7.4)
Complete information search and article evaluation.(RI.7.3, RI7.6, RI7.8)
Assignment: Write vocabulary sentences OR 90% on vocabulary.com by Tuesday.
Math
Basic pg. 232-234 1-7 all, 32; 35-37 odds
Average pg. 232-234 8-26 evens, 32; 35-37 odds
Advanced pg. 232-234 16-26 evens, 29, 32; 35-37 odds
Science
Warm Up Question # 50 –Think-Pair-Share
Homework Check-in
Review Forms of Reproduction Vocab
Forms of Reproduction Quiz
Introduce Mitosis Unit – “Grow & Develop”
Review Cell Structure Diagram
Nucleus
Chromosomes
Centrioles
Discuss & Fill in Mitosis Unit Vocab
Assignments:
Move Forms of Reproduction Vocab & Notes to the Review Section
6th Grade Assignments
English
take notes on characterization
Assignment: characterization worksheet, study spelling words
Literature
WAD #8 - transparent
Begin Malala Response writing
(restate questions, brainstorm ideas for graphic organizer)
Assignment: read 1/2 hour, Graphic organizer due Monday
Math
Study for practice test using your practice test.
Science
Chemical Reaction Notes
Law of Conservation of Matter
Chemical Reaction Experiment
Assignment: None
Social Studies
Review Geo. of India Wksht; Go over Mesopotamia test; Textbook Reading (136-137), Discussion, Notes
Assignment: Current Event (Fri.)
Friday
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Day 2, December 2, 2016
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Computation
English
IOWA CORE: L.8.1. L.8.2, L.8.3
OBJECTIVES: Demonstrate command of conventions in sentence writing.
LESSON:
wk. 10 spelling test
Compound sentence test 5A
Writing test--6A--on computer
Type, use formula strategy card, use PENS /
MARK
6 sentences minimum; 2 simple, 2 compound.
ASSIGNMENT: none
History
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Chapter 7:3 tan review
Present Acts that Angered the Colonists
Preview Ch. 7:4 -writing blue heading questions
ASSIGNMENT:
Ch. 7:4 blue heading questions due Monday
Literature
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Take Time for Ten
Padlet - human vs. natural catastrophes
Today’s Meet - discussion questions
Hand out vocabulary list of Holocaust terms
ASSIGNMENT:
Independent Reading (Day 2 goal) & Signposts due Monday
Pre-Algebra
How to write the verbal models and equations in the packet
Assign: Packet Due Monday
SCI English
journal 3
SCI Literature
no assignment
SCI Math
no assignment
Science
Chapter review
BR—Yellow FC/ pink FC / blue FC / ground water
Check missing work
Yellowstone video clip
Check crossword back
Review front of Crossword
9:3 shore formations
PPT review
7th Grade Assignments
English
Bell ringer
The Writing Process review—Powerpoint presentation—students take notes on provided note sheet
Assign: QUIZ next Tuesday over elements of a personal narrative, plot hill, and the steps of the writing process.
Geography
take quiz. Watch CNN student news. Take Kahoot quiz over current events.
Literature
Bell Ringer: Mrs. Niehus – Book Talk (RL7.2)
Objective: Build reading comprehension through independent practice.
Complete information search and article evaluation.(RI.7.3, RI7.6, RI7.8) Turn In.
Independent reading/book talks. (RL7.2 & IA.2)
Assignment: Continue reading independently. Midterm reading log check will be due Wednesday.
Math
Basic pg. 238-239 17-20 all
Average pg. 238-239 12-20 evens; 38-42 evens
Advanced pg. 238-239 12-30 evens; 38-42 evens
Science
Warm Up Question # 51 – Think-Pair-Share
Hand back Forms of Reproduction Unit Quizzes & File Away
Review Cell Structure Diagram
Nucleus
Chromosomes
Centrioles
Fill in Phases of Mitosis Diagram
Make Individual Mitosis Phases Flashcards
Video – Mitosis Animation (Cells Alive)
Assignments:
Fill in The Phases of Mitosis Chart – Due Monday
6th Grade Assignments
English
take spelling test
group analysis--characterization
Assignment: draft a character sketch
Literature
Reading Workshop
complete reading log & journal response
complete graphic organizer
focused and sustained reading
Assignment: read 1 hour, graphic organizer due Monday
Math
Test day.
Study Island number 12
Science
Mixture Notes
Properties of Mixtures
Separating Mixtures
Assignment: Mixing Up Mixtures
Social Studies
Textbook Reading (138-139), Finish Early Indian Civ. Notes; Share Current Events
Assignment: none