Middle School Assignments


Monday
Day 3, February 17, 2020
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Chapter Review - Power Rules
Assign: Worksheet Due Tuesday
English
IOWA CORE: RL.8.7, L.8.2, CCRA.SL.2
OBJECTIVE: Students will be introduced to spelling words for the week. Students will be assessed on Act I knowledge. Using notice and note reading strategies and teacher-generated scaffolding questions, students will read and comprehend the fictional version of Anne Frank’s story in play format.
LESSON:
2-3 min. Review Act I
Act I test (Google Classroom)
Spelling pretest wk. 14
Do white packet page with Act II vocabulary on it as a class
Begin reading Act II, sc. 1 pp. 337-344
ASSIGNMENT:
Read Act II, sc. 1 pp. 337-344 for Tuesday.
History
Objective: Students will understand and be able to provide examples of the system of checks and balances in American government.
Bell-ringer: Complete “Government in Action Vocab” in Const. packet; correct; Hand back Amendments Quizzes
Activities: Complete “Checks and Balances: Checks”; go over; Practice scenarios
Assignment: Read p. 291- 294 “Duties and Responsibilities”
Literature
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Take Time for Ten
Holocaust Writing Workshop
Type body paragraphs including transitions.
Conference with Mr. Boone on the introduction and conclusion.
ASSIGNMENT:
Rough draft of the script is due Tuesday at the end of class
Independent reading (20 minutes) due Tuesday
Pre-Algebra
Section 8-1B
Assign: 5-14 all
SCI English
scene 3 questions
SCI Literature
read 10 minutes- bookmark 1
SCI Math
mixed numbers 1
Science
Intro Synthetic vs Natural Standard
New Seating arrangement (use cards)
Lens, Analog & Digital Test—Return/ learn / record
Synthetic vs Natural
Standard on wall
BR—“orange” activity Intro ??
Plastics in the ocean video (1:42 min) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nf8QHkSZr88
NEWSELA articles: Groups of 4
(spider, turf, diamond phone, red dye or artificial flavors)
1 person shares the google doc
1 person prints 5 copies
Read / fill in your section of the Google Doc
Assignment: complete your section over the Newsela article for your group
Print 5 copies for group
7th Grade Assignments
English
Spelling pretest #17
Final test will be Thursday this week.
Check for completion of Writing CD-CX Sents. in GC
Review clauses in CD-CX sents. and their formulas
Assign: Write missed spelling words; Writing CD-CX Sents. #2 (GC); TEST over CD-CX sents. on Wed.
Geography
Bell Ringer: weekend update
Activity: work with partners to complete “Comparing Standard of Living” worksheet. Identify which factors impact standard of living the most. Read together pages 10-15. Case Study One: Costa Rica.
Homework: Comparing Standard of Living worksheet
Literature
Review Ch. 13 up to stopping point
Objective: Build an understanding of reading comprehension through the reading of The Giver and comprehension questions.
Finish Chapter 13
Read Chapter 14
Chapter 13 and 14 questions
Assignment: Chapter 13 and 14 questions; February/March week 1 log due Thursday; 20 min IR
Math
Basic pg. 353-354 1-5, 21, 26, 28
Average pg. 353-354 6-16 evens, 21, 26, 28
Advanced P. 319-320 22-28 evens; 30-38 all; 63-68 all
Science
Agenda:
Warm Up – Go over & Discuss Electricity Notes
Electrical Force Lab
Continue working with Groups
Rotate w/ Group to Stations
Assignments:
Complete Electrical Force Lab Questions – Wednesday at the END of CLASS
Hand in Warm Up ?’s #53-68 on Thursday
Review for Electricity & Magnetism Test on Thursday
6th Grade Assignments
English
take spelling pretest
review sentence structure
take sentence structure test
Assignment: spelling 3x, choose three possible personal heroes
Literature
WAD #30 - fitfully
Intro to Legends set in the Middle Ages
(presentation & notes)
Assignment: read 1/2 hour
Math
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Science
Bell Ringer
Discuss Weekend
Correct Edible Plate Tectonics Lab (13 Questions)
Introduction to Fossils
Look at Different Kinds of Fossils
Fossils Video Start (Why are fossils important?)
HOMEWORK?: Bring something small that will fit in a Dixie Cup to Create a fossil of.
Social Studies
OBJ: Students will
BR: Grateful Comment
Activities: Current Event News Quiz, Introduction to the geography of Greece, map of Greece
Assignment: Map of Greece due tomorrow, colors included
Tuesday
Day 4, February 18, 2020
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Chapter Review - Scientific Notation/Rational Exponents
Assign: Worksheet Due Wed
English
IOWA CORE: RL.8.7, L.8.2, CCRA.SL.2
OBJECTIVES: Using notice and note reading strategies and teacher-generated scaffolding questions, students will read and comprehend the fictional version of Anne Frank’s story in play format.
LESSON:
Reading comprehension workshop:
Hand out blue scaffolding sheet. Do questions 1-7 as a table group. Do Act 2, Sc. 1 in white packet
Go over both blue and white sets of questions as a class.
Reading workshop time: Read Act II, sc. 2 pg. 345-349
ASSIGNMENT:
Read Act II, sc. 2 pg. 345-349
History
Objective: Students will be able to describe the difference between a civic duty and a civic responsibility providing examples of each.
Bell-ringer: Complete “Duties and Responsibilities” section of packet; correct
Activities: Relay Race Review in teams of 3-4 students
Assignment: Study for tomorrow’s test! (Packet, Quizlets, etc.)
Literature
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Take Time for Ten
Holocaust Writing Workshop
Finish typing the body paragraphs
Type the conclusion with a transition
Highlight the following items
Pink = attention grabber & striking ending
Green = thesis statement (intro. & conclusion)
Yellow = transition sentences
Light blue = topic sentences
2) Ticket Out the Door = Turn in the script via GC
ASSIGNMENT:
Be prepared to revise and edit on Wednesday - bring an editing/revising pen
Independent Reading (20 minutes) due Wednesday
Pre-Algebra
Section 8-2B
Assign: 2-26 evens
SCI English
scene 4 questions
SCI Literature
comprehension questions 17
SCI Math
correct mixed numbers 1
Science
Intro to synthetic topics / Basic chemistry notes
Synthetic vs Natural—review terms
Newsela teams—
Share article—2 min per article
Turn 1 group paper into the tray for grading
Basic Chemistry in Google Classroom
Intro terms
Expectations
Work time
Assignment: Basic Chemistry in GC due Wed
7th Grade Assignments
English
Bell ringer
Hand in spelling words
Check for completion of Writing CD-CX Sents. #2 in GC
Review for tomorrow’s test
Assign: TEST over CD-CX sents. tomorrow
Geography
Bell Ringer: Panama Canal – Standard of living in Panama.
Activity: Discuss the Standard of living in Costa Rica. Introduce conflict in Afghanistan. Jigsaw introduction. Each pod takes a different introductory piece about Afghanistan.
Homework: Case Study Two: Afghanistan reading review
Literature
Take out chapter 13 and 14 questions
Objective: Build an understanding of reading comprehension through the reading of The Giver and comprehension questions.
Read Chapter 15 and 16
Chapter 15 and 16 questions
Assignment: Chapter 15 and 16 questions; Feb/Mar week 1 log due Thursday; 20 min IR
Math
Basic pg. 357-358 1-5, 27, 29
Average pg. 357-358 1-5, 16-18, 22, 27, 29
Advanced P. 321-322 1-35 odds (not 15)
Science
Agenda:
I WONDER WALL Question Discussion
Electrical Force Lab
Continue working with Groups
Rotate w/ Group to Stations
Assignments:
Complete Electrical Force Lab Questions – Wednesday at the END of CLASS
Hand in Warm Up ?’s #53-68 on Thursday
Review for Electricity & Magnetism Test on Thursday
6th Grade Assignments
English
portfolio papers
intro to poetry-notes
hero prewriting-choosing, scheduling, honoring
Assignment: 2 spelling activities due Thurs, schedule interview
Literature
WAD review of sections 5 & 6
Pick Middle Ages Character
Begin character notes
Assignment: read 1/2 hour, character notes due Thursday, Study for Vocab Quiz Sections 5 & 6
Math
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Science
Bell Ringer
Finish Video
Complete Fossil Lab
How do we Form Fossils?
HOMEWORK: NA
Social Studies
OBJ: Students will explore the mainland of Greece
BR: Check Map, Grateful Comment
Activities: Explore Greece, discuss Athens, visualize the land and the terrain, Mt. Olympus, Northern Macedonia
Assignment: No Assignment
Wednesday
Day 5, February 19, 2020
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Chapter Review - Exponential Functions
Assign: Study for test
English
IOWA CORE: RL.8.7, L.8.2, CCRA.SL.2
OBJECTIVES: Using notice and note reading strategies and teacher-generated scaffolding questions, students will read and comprehend the fictional version of Anne Frank’s story in play format.
LESSON:
Reading comprehension workshop:
Hand out blue scaffolding sheet. Do questions 8-14 as a table group. Do Act 2, Sc. 2 (2 ?s) in white packet
Go over both blue and white sets of questions as a class.
Reading workshop time: Act II, sc. 3 pg. 349 - 355
ASSIGNMENT:
Read Act II, sc. 3 pg. 349 - 355; reading check quiz on Thursday over Act II, Sc. 3
Study for spelling test 14
History
Objective: Students will demonstrate their knowledge of the Constitution.
Bell-ringer: Prepare to take test
Activities: take Constitution Test; play iCivics games when finished
Assignment: no assignment
Literature
IOWA CORE: (W.8.4) (W.8.9) (21.6-8.ES. 5)
OBJECTIVES:
1) I can produce clear and coherent writing in preparation for a presentation.
2) I can draw evidence from informational texts to support my research.
3) I can demonstrate individual responsibility to be present and on time with all assigned activities.
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Take Time for Ten
Revising & Editing Workshop
Revise and edit with a partner assigned by Mr. Boone
Initial and use the checklist during the revising/editing process
Make corrections to your script
Turn in your script via GC
ASSIGNMENT:
Holocaust Speech to Inform Script via Google Classroom due Thursday
Independent Reading (20 minutes) due Thursday
Pre-Algebra
Section 8-2C
Assign: 1-10 all
SCI English
scene 5 questions
SCI Literature
read 10 minutes - bookmark 2
SCI Math
mixed numbers 2
Science
Gel Worm Demo
Newsela quick review in small teams
Basic Chemistry—Check, correct, turn in
Gel Worms Demo—
Intro
Share gel worm doc with team
Demo
Students check out worms
Observe
Divide questions 6,8,9,10—1 per team member to complete
Assignment: questions 6,8,9,10—1 per team member to complete to complete on shared Google Document—Someone print 5 copies for class
7th Grade Assignments
English
DEP
TEST—CD-CX Sentences
Assign: Spelling assign. #17; Spelling test #17 tomorrow
Geography
Bell Ringer: Where is Afghanistan? Who is the Taliban?
Activity: Discuss life in Afghanistan. Share learning information from jigsaw activity. Read together pages 16-21.
As a pod complete reading review question for Case Study Two: Afghanistan.
Homework: Case Study Two: Afghanistan reading review
Literature
Take out chapters 15 and 16 questions
Objective: Build an understanding of reading comprehension through the reading of The Giver and comprehension questions.
Read chapters 17 and 18
Chapters 17 and 18 questions
Assignment: Chapters 17 and 18 questions; Feb/Mar week 1 log due Thursday; 20 min IR
Math
Basic pg. 361-362 1-7, 26-30 evens
Average pg. 361-362 8-18 evens, 22, 26-30 evens
Advanced No Assignment
Science
Agenda:
I WONDER WALL Question Discussion
Electrical Force Lab
Continue working with Groups
Rotate w/ Group to Stations
Assignments:
Complete Electrical Force Lab Questions – Wednesday at the END of CLASS
Hand in Warm Up ?’s #53-68 on Thursday
Review for Electricity & Magnetism Test on Thursday
6th Grade Assignments
English
notes on interviewing
finish interview questions by Friday
Assignment: 2 spelling activities, schedule interview before Monday
Literature
Vocabulary Quiz Sections 5 & 6
Finish character notes
Assignment: read 1/2 hour, character notes due Thursday
Math
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Science
Bell Ringer
Grab Our Fossils, Dig Up, Clean area.
Talk About how the fossil formed. Does it match what we discussed yesterday?
Natural Resources
Why are they?
Two Types
Discuss the next couple of days/activities.
Start on activities
HOMEWORK: Stay up to Date on Natural Resources Activities
Social Studies
OBJ: Students will explore the region of Laconia
BR: Make sure Google Classroom assignment is turned in, Grateful Comment
Activities: Explore Laconia, focus on Sparta as the main city, major landforms/sites of the peninsula
Assignment: Finish notes on the Mainland of Greece
Thursday
Day 6, February 20, 2020
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Chapter 7 Test
No HW
English
IOWA CORE: RL.8.7, L.8.2, CCRA.SL.2
OBJECTIVES: Using notice and note reading strategies and teacher-generated scaffolding questions, students will read and comprehend the fictional version of Anne Frank’s story in play format.
LESSON:
Reading Check Quiz in Google Classroom: Act II, Sc. 3
Spelling test wk. 14
Reading Workshop: Read Act II, scenes 4-5 pg. 355-359 for Monday.
LOOKING AHEAD = Monday we will go over scaffolding ?s and finish white packet / review for Act II test. Tuesday will be Act II test. Unit exam on Wednesday.
ASSIGNMENT:
Read Act II, scenes 4-5 pg. 355-359 for Monday. Act II test Tuesday
Anne Frank play unit exam on Wednesday, Feb. 26
History
Objective: Students will recognize that complete racial equality is an ongoing process in the United States today.
Bell-ringer: Finish any remaining tests; Show picture of the day
Activities: Black History Month: Lesson 2
Assignment: no assignment
Literature
IOWA CORE: (W.8.4) (W.8.8) (21.6-8.ES. 5)
OBJECTIVES:
1) I can produce clear and coherent writing in preparation for a presentation.
2) I can gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources.
3) I can demonstrate individual responsibility to be present and on time with all assigned activities.
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Take Time for Ten
Revise/Edit Works Cited Page
Turn in Works Cited page final draft attach and turn in via GC by the end of the class period.
Review visual aid expectations
ASSIGNMENT:
Begin creating your visual aid presentation
Independent reading (80 minutes) due Monday
Pre-Algebra
Catch up Day
Assign: Finish any late work!
SCI English
Act scene 1 questions
SCI Literature
read 10 minutes - bookmark 3
SCI Math
correct mixed numbers 2
Science
Gel Worm—ck info in
Finish last 2 questions
Discuss
Turn in 1 copy with team names on
Synthetic Project:
Introductions
Guidelines
How sign up / categories
Assignment: Ideas for Synthetic material vs Natural material topics for Monday
7th Grade Assignments
English
Check for completion of spelling assign. #17 in GC
Spelling test #17
Punctuation Bingo
No assignment
Geography
Bell Ringer:
Activity: Discuss reading review questions for Case Study Two. Discuss what major factors contribute to a low standard of living and how people of Afghanistan are trying to make changes. Introduce the Maasai people. Read pages 22-24
No assignment
Literature
Take out chapters 17 and 18 questions
Objective: Build an understanding of reading comprehension through the analysis of comprehension questions.
February Study Island Practice
Vocab sentences for chapters 13-18 due Monday;
Week 1 log for Feb/Mar due today
Chapters 13-18 Giver Test on Monday Feb 24
Assignment: Study Test Monday; 20 min IR
Math
Basic pg. 368-369 30-43 all
Average pg. 368-369 30-43 all
Advanced Study for vocab quiz
Science
Agenda:
Warm Up Question # 68 – Think-Pair-Share
Hand in Warm Up Questions #’s 53-68
Review for Electricity & Magnetism Test
Electricity & Magnetism Test
Assignments:
No Assignment
6th Grade Assignments
English
partner poetry analysis
Assignment: study spelling words, finish 6 of 9 poetry analysis
Literature
Begin drafting and publishing I Am Poems (about middle ages character)
Assignment: read 1/2 hour, I Am poem due Tuesday
Math
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Science
Bell Ringer
Work on Natural Resources Activities
Hopefully activity 1 - 3 completed today
HOMEWORK: Up to Date on Natural Resources
Social Studies
OBJ: Students will explore the island of Crete
BR: Check Assignment, Grateful Comment
Activities: Explore Crete, focus on Heraklion and Chania as the main cities, major landforms/sites of the island
Assignment: Google Classroom Assignment on Crete
Friday
Day 1, February 21, 2020