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No School, August 18, 2014
Tuesday
No School, August 19, 2014
Wednesday
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Day 1, August 20, 2014
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
No Assignment! Intro to class.
English
EL/COMMON CORE: (W.8.10) : Write routinely over extended time frames
OBJECTIVES: Teacher will get to know students through writing activity. Students will get acquainted with teacher via Power Point.
LESSON:
Getting to know one another
Tan sheet ~ goal / obj. for the day, self-evaluation, I can…statement, example or explain. Fill in as class
Seating chart
Power Point –Meet Mrs. Oolman
Give parent survey to kids (explain as HW)
Student Interest Inventory ~ time to work
ASSIGNMENT:
Parent survey due Friday (or Monday)
Student interest inventory due Thursday or Friday.
Have 3-ring binder, dividers, book cover in class on Thursday.
History
LESSON
History trivia ~ what do you know?
6 teams of 3 or 4 kids
ASSIGNMENT:
HW: have book cover in class Thursday. Also have 3-ring binder, 10 dividers!
Literature
CORE STANDARD: IA.8.1.; 21st Century: Set and achieve high standards and goals
OBJECTIVES: Students will be able to make personal connections to the text by setting goals.
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Seating charts on the whiteboard
Name Game
Welcome and Introduction to The Reading Life unit – handout
Read Oh, The Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss
Discuss handout questions with partners and class
ASSIGNMENT:
Bring literature binder, 5 dividers, loose leaf paper, & paper bag due Friday, 22nd
Pre-Algebra
No Assignment: Intro to class.
SCI English
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
SCI Literature
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
SCI Math
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Science
Wednesday: 11.1 Use Equip safely & appropriately
Materials needed: planner, dividers, binder, pen / pencil
Seating chart
Intro’s / summer trips
Set up binder
Begin lab equipment ID & uses
Assignment: Lab Equipment ID –complete in pencil—as much as you can
7th Grade Assignments
English
Go through class list
Seating arrangement
“Top 10 Things to Know About Mrs. VR”
Materials needed for English class
Assign: Top 10 Things About You
Geography
Introductions - share a highlight from the summer.
Classroom expectations
Geography newsletter for parents! Green piece of paper
book cover by Friday
Literature
Bell Ringer: Greet/Seating Chart
Objective: Relationship building and setting tone / structure.
Introduce myself to class.
Read Aloud – Night John by Gary Paulson. (Discuss the importance of reading.)
Set up binders.
Move to library. Find a free reading book.
Assignment: Have a free reading book for class tomorrow.
Math
No Assignment
Science
Welcome to 7th grade Life Science
Seating Arrangement
Mrs. VK and Student Introductions
Necessary Materials Discussion
“What is Life Science?” Brainstorming
Complete Student Interest Survey
Assignments:
Bring Paper Bag for Book Cover – Due Friday 8/22
Bring Binder and Dividers – Due Thursday 8/21
6th Grade Assignments
English
intro to English "stuff"
Assignment: profile of an author
Literature
Class List and Seating Charts
PowerPoint Presentation (Get to know Mrs. TG)
Literature Class Expectations
Assignment -- Get to Know You Questions/Survey
Math
3 sentences about yourself.
Science
About Me & Parent Letter
Social Studies
- Parent Letter Signature
Thursday
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Day 2, August 21, 2014
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Section 1-2
Assignment: 2-58 evens Due Monday
English
EL/COMMON CORE: (W.8.10) : Write routinely over extended time frames
OBJECTIVES: Students will be preparing for an organized school year by setting up their binders. Students will have time to write.
LESSON:
Collect any parent surveys
Collect any student interest inventories
Issue / cover text books (on the clock—7 min)
Label dividers: 1. DOL 2. Spelling 3. Handouts 4. Unit 5. Writing (on the clock—5 min.)
Workshop time:
a.Interest inventory
b.Sentence starters (buff handout)
c.Fill in tan sheet
ASSIGNMENT:
Parent survey due Friday (or Monday)
Student interest inventory due Friday.
Sentence starter worksheet due Friday.
History
LESSON:
Issue and cover textbook.
Label 10 dividers
10 dividers
Handouts/ CE
Ch. 3 Expl
Ch. 4-5 colonies
Ch. 6 colony life
Ch. 7 Pre-revolution
Ch. 8 Revolution
Ch. 9 New Am. Govt.
Finish trivia game
ASSIGNMENT:
HW: print and bring in a current event article for class on Monday.
Literature
CORE STANDARD: IA.8.1.
OBJECTIVES:
Students will self-reflect on their reading habits and abilities.
Students will self-select an independent reading book.
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Reading Interest Survey
Classroom Expectations & Policies
Selecting a free read book
Hand out and cover textbooks
Select a free read book
ASSIGNMENT:
Textbook covered and binder appropriately labeled – check in on Friday
Pre-Algebra
Section 1-1A
Assignment: 14-30 all Due Friday
SCI English
1st period: All About Me Sheet due Friday
8th Period: All About Me Sheet due Friday
SCI Literature
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
SCI Math
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Science
Check binders if organized
Go thru PPT on Equip to see how many they have correct—make sure we add uses of EQ
Review w/ partner / teacher w/ equipment / complete poor-man’s white board
Hand out textbooks and explain cards
Assignment: Lab equipment quiz on Friday
Book cards due back on Friday
Cover textbooks by Monday
7th Grade Assignments
English
Hand in “Top 10 Things About You”
Review materials needed for English class—need these tomorrow!
Class Expectations—see wall and poster
Provide handout about classroom procedures
Assign: QUIZ tom. over classroom procedures handout.
Geography
Review classroom expectations for geography class
Hand out textbooks and record book numbers
Student information sheet - filled out in class - back side is completed by a parent/guardian and returned by FRIDAY
Literature
Bell Ringer #1. Why is reading still important for us today?
Objective: Relationship building and setting tone / structure.
Independent reading.
Classroom Expectations & Late Passes.
Essential Learnings & Keys to Success.
Reader’s Survey – Share best books.
Assignment: Complete the reader survey by class tomorrow.
Math
Cover textbook (No Cloth)
Science
We are a TEAM! Discussion
Set up Science Binders
Discuss and Practice Classroom Expectations and Procedures
Classroom Expectations and Review
Assignments:
Bring Paper Bag for Book Cover – Due Friday 8/22
Science Binder Set up – Due Friday 8/22
6th Grade Assignments
English
share profile facts
set up binder
writing workshop--browse advice letter from the 7th graders
Assignment: writer's notebook entry
Literature
Fill in planners
Collect reading survey/get-to-know-you qtns.
Literature class procedures
Library orientation & check-out book
Assignment -- Begin reading from individual reading book
Math
No assignment today.
Science
None
Social Studies
- Parent Letter Signature
- Bring a book cover (paper bag) to class Friday
Friday
Day 3, August 22, 2014