Friday, December 15, 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017

Core Connections:  Link to Crafting Freedom Reflection - due Tuesday, Dec. 19

Social Studies:  Test on Monday.  Essay 1 due on Monday.

Submission Order (items will be paper clipped not stapled)

1.  Completed cover sheet
2.  Copy of Rough Draft
3.  Final Draft
4.  Two completed Peer Edit Forms
5.  Works Cited page

8th Grade Math: Test Tuesday 12/19
Math I: Quiz Tuesday 12/19

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

All Classes:  Fill out this form if interested in participating in the talent show.

Social Studies:  Complete the close reading activities for America Ch. 14 section 4.

Test on Monday.
Essay 1 due on Monday.

Review for your test:

Science:  Study for your quiz tomorrow on oceans, estuaries, and ocean pollution.  Practice the brain dump strategy you learned in class today.  Use quizlet to review vocabulary ("Oceans and Estuaries" created by the user kmidkiff).  Study related vocabulary words and use the links posted on Monday  to review slideshows from class. 

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Science:  Finish the Seashell Observation lab if you did not finish during class today.  Study for your quiz on Friday.  Use the links posted this week to help you review.  Use the "Oceans and Estuaries" word set (by kmidkiff) in quizlet to review vocabulary. 

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Spelling Bee will be held on Thursday, December 14th!  Spelling Bee words

Science:  Finish the Newsela assignment (ocean pollution articles, writing prompts, and quiz questions) if you did not finish during class today. Watch the video about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch if you missed class (or to review).  Quiz on Friday.  Use the links posted yesterday to review.  

Language Arts: Complete and submit the following assignments/tasks today:
Preparation for vocabulary test (use Quizlet or note cards)
Newsela articles (text sets)
OpEd Final draft  (use checklist to finalize work)
Hellllllooooooooooo Reading Test (posted to Google classroom)

Vocabulary TEST TOMORROW, 12/13!!  Lessons 5&6

Math (ALL classes): NONE

Social Studies:  Seminar tomorrow on John Brown.  Make sure you have read and coded his final words at trial.  Writer's workshop tomorrow ( 1/2 of class): peer editing.  You must come to class with your completed rough draft!

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

Science: Creature Cards due tomorrow - 1 for each zone.  Follow directions on your template.  Quiz Friday on estuaries, oceans, and ocean pollution.  Use your notes (pages 13-16 in your science binder) and the links below to review.
All About Estuaries
Estuary Info
Ocean Zones and Ocean Water Chemistry
Intertidal Zone
Intertidal and Neritic Zone
Open Ocean and Deep Zone

Websites for Deep Zone research:
Creatures of the Deep
WoRDSS Registry

Social Studies:  Read the John Brown primary document.  Code it per the instructions as you read.  We will discuss his final words at our next seminar this week.

Study Guide for 12/18 Test

Word Wall Vocabulary
Reforms America Ch. 12 Part A and C
Who was John Brown?
America Ch. 14 section 3 and 4 close reading
ATSOU #4 Divisions

Math I: Test tomorrow
8th Grade Math: Quiz tomorrow

Friday, December 8, 2017

Friday, December 8, 2017

Science:  Ocean Zone creature cards due on Tuesday, Dec.12.  You should have 1 card for each zone (intertidal, neritic, and open ocean).  Quiz next week - Friday, Dec. 15.  Study your notes on estuaries and ocean zones (pages 13 - 16 in your binder).  

Websites for Deep Zone Creatures:
Creatures of the Deep
WoRDSS Registry

8th Grade Math: NONE
Math I: Test Tuesday, Dec. 12

Social Studies:  Finish Part C reforms and your word wall vocab before Monday.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Social Studies:  All classes should have paragraphs 1, 2 and 3 complete for Rough Draft Essay 1.  Periods 1, 2, and 3 should also have Part A of Ch. 12 Reforms complete.   Next test on Monday, December 18.  All essays are due on Monday, December 18.  Use the classroom video to help with transition words and topic sentences!

Science:  Finish the  rest of your ocean zones packet.  Work on your intertidal and neritic zone creature cards.  Your creature cards ( 1 for each ocean zone: intertidal, neritic, and deep zone) are due on Tuesday, 12/12.  Quiz next week on Friday, 12/15.  Study your notes on estuaries and ocean zones (pages 13-16 in your science binder).  Watch the octopus escape videos if you want to see them again:
Octopus - Jar escape
Octopus - 1 inch hole

Links for Science:
Marine Bio Database
A-Z animals
Aquarium of the Pacific - search by letter, or use tabs on the left to search for a category
Intertidal Zone organisms
National Aquarium
National Geographic
Feeding Relationships

8th Grade Math: Practice 5-2
Math I: NONE