Friday, December 2, 2022

Friday, December 2, 2022

 Science:

 - Please bring back your signed permission form for the field trip if you have not  already done this. The field trip is Wednesday, December 7.  Be at the high school parking lot at 7am.  Bring your lunch, snacks for the bus, and warm clothing. Please remind your parent to pay for the trip in the Titan pay portal.

- Aquagram Mini Project (2, for different ocean zones) is due Tuesday, December 6 by 11:59 pm.

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Thursday, December 1, 2022

 Social Studies:

1.  Work on Part 1 of the Constitution project.  The project is due next Friday, December 9th.  You will be able to work on the project today and tomorrow in Core Connections as well.  

Science:

Finish the Neritic Zone Review questions in Google Classroom if you did not finish today in class.

Core Connections:

Plagiarism 1,2, 3 Google form and Work on Constitution Project

ELA

1) All other retesting requirements listed on your Unfamiliar Vocab Study Guide (ONLY students who are planning to retest) -- due tomorrow

2) Quiz on skills practice in this week's warm-ups -- in class tomorrow

3) Unfamiliar Vocab Retest -- in class on Monday (for students who have completed the retest requirements)

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

 Science: 
- Finish the Hydrosphere LearnEd pages if you did not finish in class today.  Check the last slide of today's slideshow for details and slide numbers. 

- FINISH your Estuary Booklet if you did not turn it in today (due date is today!)

Core Connections:

Finish your Estuary Booklet - it's due today! 

Make sure you've turned in 

        - Estuary Support and Form

        - Time Management Video and Form

Social Studies:

1.  Study for your test tomorrow. The review game will be posted here at the end of the day.


https://www.superteachertools.us/jeopardyx/jeopardy-review-game.php?gamefile=2797290#.Y4ezaXbMKM8

2.  Continue to research information related to your Amendment.  Make sure that your notes have HEADINGS A-G.  Start with question A and work your way down to question F.

Part 1 Due Date:  Friday, December 9th!

ELA

1) All other retesting requirements listed on your Unfamiliar Vocab Study Guide (ONLY students who are planning to retest) -- due Friday

2) Quiz on skills practice in this week's warm-ups -- in class Friday

3) Unfamiliar Vocab Retest -- in class on Monday (for students who have completed the retest requirements)

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

 Social Studies:

1.  Work on Part 1 of the Social Studies project.  Make sure that you have copied the headings A-G into your document so that your notes are organized according to the Rubric.

2.  Use the study materials posted yesterday to prepare for the Test on Thursday.

Core Connections:

1. Continue working on your Estuary Booklet for Science (Priority).

2. Complete the Estuary Support Article and Google Form (Due Today).

3.  If you finish, tomorrow's (Wednesday's) assignment is a Time Management video from Mrs. Farrish. There is a journal entry to turn in on an accompanying Google Form.

ELA:

Due tomorrow

1. Unfamiliar Vocab Test corrections are due tomorrow

2) If you did not finish today's classwork assignment ("Put Your Heart Into It") AND score the minimum score listed in the directions no Google Classroom, finish for homework (due tomorrow)

Upcoming due dates

3) All other retesting requirements listed on your Unfamiliar Vocab Study Guide (ONLY students who are planning to retest) -- due Friday

4) Quiz on skills practice in this week's warm-ups -- in class Friday

5) Unfamiliar Vocab Retest -- in class on Monday (for students who have completed the retest requirements)

Science: 

- Estuary Booklets are due tomorrow!  Do your best work. Neatness counts.

- Finish the Intertidal Zone questions posted in Google Classroom if you did not finish in class today. 

Monday, November 28, 2022

Monday, November 28, 2022

Science:
- Finish the Ocean Water Chemistry questions from class today if you did not finish.  Use the pages posted in Google Classroom to help.
- Work on your Estuary Booklet.  These are due on Wednesday, November 30 at the beginning of class. Follow directions and do your best work. 

Social Studies:

1. Make sure that you have all 20 warm up responses completed.  Warm up #20 was assigned on 11/21. The warm up doc will not be collected for 2 weeks.  This means that you have 2 weeks to edit it for omissions or writing errors.  Late documents will not be accepted.

2. Test 2: Westward is this Thursday, December 1st.  Be prepared by reviewing these study materials:

Bill of Rights Graphic Organizer/Focus on Amendment 1, 5 and 8
What are the rights, protections and/or privileges?

New Vocab

ATSOU #3 Westward Map Skills

Notes on America 9.1 "Jefferson Takes Office", 9.2 "The Louisiana Purchase" 9.4 "War of 1812"

Google slideshow on the the major events which impacted America during the early 1800s:
Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark Expedition, War of 1812, Indian Removal, Trail of Tears

Lewis and Clark Mapquest

What is Legacy?

3. Continue to work on Part 1 of the Constitution Project

ELA
1) Unfamiliar Vocab Unit Test corrections -- due Wednesday
2) All other retest requirements (ONLY for students planning to retest) - due Friday
3) Quiz based on warmups -- Friday in class
4) Unfamiliar Vocab Unit Retest -- in class next Monnday

Core Connections:
Continue working on your Estuary Booklet. 
Due Tomorrow (Tuesday) Estuary Support - Google form with an article and questions.

Monday, November 21, 2022

Monday, November 21, 2022

 Social Studies:

1.  Complete Warm up #20.  Here is the prompt:

What is your definition of legacy?  Explain how you came to this understanding. (3, 5 or 7 complete sentences)

2.  Use the online textbook found in GC. (The Post was on August 30)  

Read America Ch. 9 Section 4 "War of 1812" Pp. 327-333. Take notes as you read.

3.  Work on Part 1 of the Legacy project. Remember that you are taking a "deep dive" into your study of the Amendment that you have selected.  Bullet points only/no paragraphs!

Core Connections:

Please complete the Google Form today.  You'll be doing preparation for The Great Thanksgiving Listen, a Story Corp activity with your family.  For more information, please see the 8th grade newsletter, too.


Although it is optional to archive the interview, students may choose to do so with their family member’s permission.  Please note, we are not asking for family information or interview transcripts.  My goal is to offer good conversation starters for our students to practice their ELA speaking and listening standards.  

Please feel free to check out Story Corp’s content and mission.  

FAQ’s 
Interview Questions
Science:
Please work on your Estuary Booklet mini-project.  Follow directions and do your best work.  These are due on Wednesday, November 30. Let me know if you have questions or need help. 

Friday, November 18, 2022

Friday, November 18th, 2022

Hi Everyone!  Remember that Monday, November 21 is a remote school day. Please check your Homeroom teacher's Google Classroom for the daily attendance question. Check your email, this homework blog, and all your Google Classroom sites for your assignments.  Let us know if you have questions or need help!

 ELA

If you do not finish the Group Work Peer Review Google form during class today, finish for homework.

Core Connections

Please make sure you've finished the Story Corp activities that go with the Google Forms. (2).

Work on your Estuary Booklets for Science or start reading the Resources for group work when we get back.

Science

Remember to take home your Estuary Booklet - you will be working on this Monday, the remote day. This mini-project is due Wednesday, November 30.  Have a wonderful Thanksgiving break!