Friday, November 16, 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018

Science:  Quiz on Monday.  Study your notes on freshwater pollution, water quality, and water treatment.  Use the links posted earlier this week for review. 

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Social Studies:  Work on your data presentation from your survey results.  Answer the following questions FIRST:

1.  What kind of data did you receive?  (Number data, percentages, statistics)
2.  What are your findings? (written response feedback)
3.  What kind of inferences can you make from the findings?
4.  What is the best way to present your data?

Presentation Options are located on this blog from 11/13.

You will present your data to your classmates the week after Thanksgiving.  You will be evaluated by your peers and myself.  This grade will be a project grade.

Homework:  Review the following for tomorrow's seminar on Human Trafficking:

https://ncadmin.nc.gov/advocacy/women/human-trafficking

https://www.dhs.gov/blue-campaign

Write a 1 Paragraph reflection about your thoughts concerning the topic.

Science:  Finish the Water to Drink assignment (Chapter 3, Section 2 pages 103-109) if you did not finish in class today.  Study for your science quiz on Monday - use the links posted previously this week for review.  

Math: All classes have been working on a Roller Coaster Project in class. Time will be allowed during class on Friday also. If the project is not completed in class Friday, project must be completed and turned in/submitted by Tuesday November 20 by 3:15pm.
4th & 5th - Review Sheet due Tues Nov 27th and Test Wed Nov 28th

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Science - Water Treatment Links (class)
1 - Water Treatment video
2 - Water Treatment animation - read captions and click arrow button to advance
3 - Water Treatment steps  - hover over each diagram and read what is happening
4 - Quiz Yourself - click & drag the steps into the correct order

Science Homework:  
1- Water Quality lab report - due tomorrow, Nov. 15 at 8:15 a.m.  See Google classroom for instructions, class data, procedures, and the rubric.  The data from last year is also in Google Classroom in case you are attempting the Honors Level questions.  Follow directions and do your best work!
2 - Quiz  - Monday, November 19.  Topics covered: freshwater pollution (Section 3.3 in blue textbook), water quality, and water treatment.  Use class notes (pages 9-14 in your science binder) and the links below to study.
Water Quality Information pages
Water Quality - temperature, turbidity, hardness
Water Quality - pH and DO
Water Quality - nitrates, phosphates, ammonia
Water Quality - bioindicators and ranking your data
Freshwater Pollution notes
Quizlet - Water Quality vocabulary

Social Studies:  Finish reading and coding the Henry "Box" Brown bio.  Then create a graphic organizer to note the most important parts of his story.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Please bring back your signed NC Estuarium field trip permission form to your homeroom teacher.  Parents, we still need chaperones for this trip. If you are available on Thursday, November 29 and would like to join us, please email Mrs. Graham (kgraham@voyageracademy.net).  Parents, please remember to pay for the field trip through Orgs Online.   The trip is listed as "8th Grade - 2018-2019 NC Estuarium Field Trip"

Science:  
1- Water Quality lab report - due Thursday, Nov. 15 at 8:15 a.m.  See Google classroom for instructions, class data, procedures, and the rubric.  The data from last year is also in Google Classroom in case you are attempting the Honors Level questions.  Follow directions and do your best work!
2 - Quiz  - Monday, November 19.  Topics covered: freshwater pollution (Section 3.3 in blue textbook), water quality, and water treatment.  Use class notes (pages 9-14 in your science binder) and the links below to study.
Water Quality Information pages
Water Quality - temperature, turbidity, hardness
Water Quality - pH and DO
Water Quality - nitrates, phosphates, ammonia
Water Quality - bioindicators and ranking your data
Freshwater Pollution notes
Quizlet - Water Quality vocabulary

Social Studies:  Finish coding the Lunsford Lane Crafting Freedom bio.  Write a 1 page reflection about the reading.  Do not share the reflection with me.

Students will be given two workdays this week to display data from their survey.  The first day will be Thursday in my class and Friday in Mr. E's class.  Students will present their findings in Ms. Nease's class very soon.  (Date to be determined after Thanksgiving break.)   There are many choices regarding mode of presentation:  slideshow, Pictochart, Informative Poster, brochure, Diarama, letter to the Editor, sculpture or drawing, or....?


ELA: Idiom video project due date has been pushed back to Thursday.

Friday, November 9, 2018

Friday, November 9, 2018

ELA: Finish the Venn diagram and the ATTWN Novel/Movie Comparison on Google Classroom. Your idiom video projects are due Wednesday.

Science
1- Work on your water quality lab report.  See Google classroom for instructions, class data, procedures, and the rubric.  The data from last year is also in Google Classroom in case you are attempting the Honors Level questions.  Lab reports are due Thursday, Nov. 15 at 8:15 am. 
2 - Quiz soon - either Friday, Nov. 16 or Monday, 19.  Topics covered: freshwater pollution (Section 3.3 in blue textbook), water quality, and water treatment.  Use class notes (pages 9-13 in your science binder) and the links below to study.
Water Quality Information pages
Water Quality - temperature, turbidity, hardness
Water Quality - pH and DO
Water Quality - nitrates, phosphates, ammonia
Water Quality - bioindicators and ranking your data
Quizlet - Water Quality vocabulary

Social Studies:  You must have a copy of your script to turn in to me on Tuesday.  DO NOT SHARE YOUR SCRIPT WITH ME!  You will ONLY SHARE YOUR PODCAST OR BROADCAST!  

Enjoy the long weekend!

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Thursday November 8, 2018

Math: 1st, 2nd & 3rd - create 4 function examples (one set of ordered pairs, one mapping, one table of values, and one graph) and create 4 non-functions (one set of ordered pairs, one mapping, one table of values, and one graph). Will be collected!
4th & 5th - thatquizzes for exponential growth and decay

Science:  Work on you water quality lab report.  See Google classroom for instructions, procedures, results, and the rubric. Completed lab reports are due Thursday,  November 15 at 8:15 a.m. Quiz soon - either Friday 11/16 or Monday 11/19.  Study your notes on freshwater pollution and water quality. 

ELA: Your idiom video projects are due November 14.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Wednesday November 7, 2018

Math: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd-turn in Angle Town (if you haven't already); Practice IXL Z.1 Identify Functions
4th & 5th - exponential growth and decay thatquizzes