Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Social Studies:  Make sure that you have prepared flashcards or a Quizlet for your new set of vocab and key events.  Talk to your parents about democracy!

Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017

Links for Science
1st Period
2nd Period
3rd Period
4th Period
5th Period
Study Jams Water Cycle

Science:  Finish the Mosa Mack assignment if you did not finish during class.  Finish the Hoover Dam article and questions (assigned before Fall Break) if you have not finished.  The article is linked below (scroll down to the last post before Fall Break). 

* Wear closed-toe shoes and comfortable clothes for the energy field trip tomorrow.  Be on time for school! 

Social Studies:  Define your new unit vocabulary words and major events of the early 19th century.
democracy, Bill of Rights, debate, platform, ballot, campaign, foreign policy, expedition, judicial review, citizenship

Louisiana Purchase 1803, Lewis and Clark expedition 1806, War of 1812, Indian Removal Act 1830, Trail of Tears 1838

Part 2 of Democracy lesson on Wednesday (bring the Zora Neal Hurston excerpt/questions/responses)

Math I: Complete HW #15 and Modeling Relationships Review Worksheet due Wed 10/18/17.
8th Grade Math (1st and 2nd Period): Practice 8-1 (#25-36 all) and Reteaching 8-3 (#1-21 all) due Wednesday 10/18/17.
8th Grade Math (3rd Period): Reteaching 8-3 (#1-21 all) due Wednesday 10/18/17.

Language Arts: Reading Checks are to be completed TODAY.  You need three hours of reading on MyOn to complete the reading benchmark that will help to increase your lexile level.
Blog and CALL TO ACTION should be completed Friday, October 20th.  
CREATE A MOVEMENT PROJECT due Tuesday, October 24th. 
Presentations will take place on Tuesday, October 24th.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017

Link for Science:
Hoover Dam article

Math (ALL classes): NONE

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

* Please bring back your signed permission slip for the field trip on October 17.  If you have lost your permission slip, click here to print a new one.  Wear closed-toe shoes on Tuesday, 10/17, as recommended by Carolina Solar Farm. 

*Class t-shirt reorder form:  We had enough interest for an additional t-shirt order.  Please click this link to purchase an item.

Science:  Quiz tomorrow!  Study pages 16-23 in your binder.  Use the study guide (posted on Monday of this week).  Look at the moon outside tonight ~ it is beautiful!

Core Connections: No Homework

Math I: Complete HW #14. Stats Review Packet due tomorrow!
8th Grade Math (1st and 3rd Periods): NONE
8th Grade Math (3rd Period): Review Practice 8-1 (#38-52 even) to prepare for the "Ticket Out the Door" tomorrow.

Social Studies Jeopardy Review Game:

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Science: Finish the Energy Conservation handout from class today if you did not finish.  Study!  Quiz on Friday.  Use the study guide (posted earlier this week) to review.

Links for Science Class:
Energy Conservation at Home
Energy Saving Tips
101 Ways to Save Energy

Math I: Complete HW #13. Stats Review Packet due Friday 10/6.
8th Grade Math: Practice 8-1 (#1-23 even)
8th Grade Math: Practice 8-1 (#1-15 all)

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Please bring back your Energy Field Trip permission slip this week if you have not already done this.  Parents, if you are available to chaperone (Tuesday, October 17), please contact Mrs. Graham:

Science:  Quiz Friday on Chemistry and Energy.  Use the review sheet (posted yesterday) to help you study.  

Core Connections: in-class project link Legacy of a Durham Memorial Complete Part I which we started in class for homework

8th Grade Math (3rd Period): "You Try's" on Zero and Negative Exponent notes.
8th Grade Math (1st and 3rd Period): Practice 8-1 (#2-24 even).
Math I: HW #12

Language Arts: Continue brainstorming information for the following: a) community b) issue c) movement

Monday, October 2, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017

Additional T-Shirt Order - if you are interested in purchasing an additional t-shirt, sweatshirt, or long-sleeved t-shirt, please indicate this on this Google Form.

Core Connections:
Please indicate ONE person you would like to work with on the Legacy of a Memorial Project on this Google Form.
Legacy of a Memorial Project Directions and Rubric

8th Grade Math (All classes): Lesson 7.4 (#33-42 all)
Math I: "Stats" Review due Friday 10/6/17

Science: Energy Proposals are due tomorrow - be ready to present your information! Quiz on Friday.  Study your notes on Chemistry and Energy.  Use this Review Sheet to help review topics and see links with sample study questions.  

*If you have not given Mrs. Graham your Periodic Table project, please do this by Tuesday, October 3. I need your poster, CC rubric, blank rubric, and your essay. * 

***All students in the 8th Grade will receive a FREE t-shirt from a Voyager Academy sponsor. Please click the link below to select your t-shirt size. Adult XS sizes are not available, so please either select a Youth XL or an Adult Small. PLEASE COMPLETE NO LATER THAN MONDAY, OCTOBER 2nd.

Social Studies:  Test on Friday.
Study Guide
(Gather these items for nightly review)
1.  Gov Unit Vocabulary
2.  NC Ch. 6 notes section 1 and 2
3.  Meck Dec/Dec of Independence compare and contrast
4.  Preamble/Constitution worksheet
5.  Gov structure cheat sheet
6.  Understanding American Values notes (Wed)
7.  Three Branches of Gov. worksheet (Tuesday)

Review for your test!