Middle School Assignments


Monday
Day 2, April 19, 2021
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Section 9-1
Assign: 22-66 evens Due Tues
English
LESSON:
BR - Gratitude journal (if time?) ~ my talents
Spelling pretest with handout (lit terms vocab review)
Poetry essay test
If time, Study 3 BR review sheets for unit test on Wednesday
ASSIGNMENT:
Poetry exam on Wednesday --study BR sheets 1-3!
Read Black History handout (in GC) on Jigsaw activity!
History
Bell-ringer: Trail of Tears review questions
Activities: Review games for Ch. 12-13 Test
Assignment: study for Ch. 12-13 Test (tomorrow)
Literature
LESSON:
Bell Ringer: Review Unit 6 Vocabulary
Unit 6 Vocabulary Test
Independently read black history (Day #1 goal)
Check in Reading Beyond the Text Notes and Reading Comp. Questions
ASSIGNMENT:
Black history novel day #1 goal due Tuesday
Identify vocabulary words on a blue sticky note
Pre-Algebra
Section 6-1C
Assign: worksheet
SCI English
write words three times
SCI Literature
no assignment
SCI Math
1st: decimals to fractions 1
2nd: none
8th: none
Science
Missing work
Review for Newton’s Law test on Thursday / Friday
PMWB—choose which Law
PPT review
Google forms in GC reviews at end of class if there’s time
Notecard with possible choices for partners for water cycle project
Work ethic / quality of work / work or talk partner / no partner is guaranteed
Kinetic Energy vs Velocity / Mass Graphing
finish up answering the questions—page 3
Assignment: Review for Forces / Motion Test on Thursday / Friday
7th Grade Assignments
English
Spelling pretest #22
Begin new unit—"The ABC’s of 7th grade English”
Present project--expectations & requirements (in GC)
Show example pages and the templates for the book pages
Assign partners
Assign: Write missed spelling words—due Wed.; complete Alphabet Letter Brainstorming (GC)
Geography
Bell-ringer: weekend update
Activity: read pages 366-367. Follow along using nearpod. complete guided notes and questions.
Homework: Notes and questions not finished.
Literature
Objective: Build reading comprehension through poetry knowledge.
Shakespeare Day 2 - Sonnet Characteristics
Finish As You Like It
Sonnet Identifying Activity
Poem Individual Reaction Activity
Assignment: 10 min IR
Week 3 Log due Friday
Poem Individual Reaction Activity
Sonnet Identifying Activity due Wednesday
Math
Basic Pg. 573-574 #1-5
Average Pg. 573-574 #6-11 all, 23-25 all
Advanced pg. 575-574 # 6-11 all, 23-25 all
Science
Agenda:
Warm Up Question # 78 – Think-Pair-Share
Water Corn Seeds/Observe Growth
HW/Bird Simulation Question (GC)
Bird Beak Adaptations Lab
Fill in Lab Data
Lab Clean-up
Assignments:
Bird Beak Adaptations Lab Questions – Due Tuesday
Review for Plants vs. Animals Behavior & Reproduction Test on Thursday
6th Grade Assignments
English
DDL 7-vocab
read and time attention and need step
writing workshop--satisfaction step
Assignment: DDL 7 vocab, finish satisfaction step
Literature
Freak the Mighty
Finish reading Chapter 4 & complete questions
New vocab words: bulkhead, demeanor, invincible
Begin chapter 5 in reading groups (do guided questions while reading)
ASSIGNMENT: Read 1/2 hour, Study Island #7 due Friday
Math
Review for tomorrow's test.
SI #29
Science
Bell Ringer - What’s the difference between strength and endurance?
Blinking Lab a. Part A b. Part B c. Part C
Time to work on Lab questions
Homework: Lab Questions Completed
Social Studies
OBJ: Students will understand the decline of the Roman Empire
BR: Grateful Comment
Activities: Decline of Roman Empire Worksheet, Hand out Roman Practice Quiz, Work on Study Guide, answer questions
Assignment: Study Guide, Test on Wednesday
Tuesday
Day 3, April 20, 2021
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Section 9-2
Assign: 10-36 evens Due Thurs
English
LESSON:
BR - Gratitude journal ~ my talents OR my dreams
10-12’ OTC--Review BR Sheets 1-3 / review game?
Read YOUR article for Black History jigsaw activity.
BEGIN taking notes on important information, details,vocabulary words, answers to questions and guide words on handout?
ASSIGNMENT:
Poetry unit exam IN Google Classroom (form) tomorrow.
History
Bell-ringer: Quietly review for your test
Activities: Take Ch. 12-13 Test; Outline your Ch. 12-13 Essential Question essay when finished
Assignment: Outline Ch. 12-13 Essential Question five-paragraph essay
Literature
LESSON:
Bell ringer: Introduce vocabulary procedures for the black history novel huddles. Blue sheet in the packet.
How to identify a VIP passage. Example from Jump Into the Sky.
Students will document with yellow sticky notes very important passages (VIP)
Contrast & Contradiction
Again & Again
Aha Moment
Tough Questions
Words of the Wiser
Memory Moment
Independent reading - document 1 VIP
Ticket Out the Door: Log the first VIP and write a short response.
ASSIGNMENT:
Black history novel day #2 goal due Wednesday
Vocabulary (blue) and VIP (yellow)
Pre-Algebra
Section 6-1C
Assign: 2-22 evens
SCI English
none
SCI Literature
read 10 minutes - bookmark 1
SCI Math
1st: fractions to decimals 1
2nd: permutations 1
8th: slope intercept 1
Science
Water cycle project—Groups of 2--
What do we know about the water cycle?—List where water is found in nature on Roll of Poster Paper
Read an article from NASA on Water cycle—put in GC
https://climatekids.nasa.gov/water-cycle/
Get Final Partners
Run through the basic information of the project and get with their partner
Research terms dealing with water cycle
Look at different pics for water cycle
Assignment: Read the article from NASA—was done in class
Work on Researching the terms—Due at end of week
Look at different pictures of the water cycle—to get ideas
End of class 10 min—Bounce balls together
Assignment: Review for Forces / Motion Test on Thursday / Friday
7th Grade Assignments
English
Bell ringer
Workshop--"The ABC’s of 7th grade English”
Complete page templates for assigned letters
Assign: Spelling words due tomorrow; A & B page templates due tomorrow
Geography
Bell-ringer: google classroom question - identify the major geographic features from each region of Africa.
Activity: Review assignment from yesterday. Review chapter 13 section 1-6.
Take chapter 13 section 1 quiz.
no assignment
Literature
Objective: Build reading comprehension through poetry knowledge.
Make sure Poem Individual Reaction Activity is turned in
Pop Quiz over Shakespeare
Sonnet Individual Activity Work Time
Assignment: 10 min IR
Week 3 Log due Friday
Sonnet Identifying Activity
Math
Basic Pg. 576-578 #1-4, 29-31
Average pg. 576-578 #7-12 all, 23; 29-31 all
Advanced pg. 576-578 #7-12 all, 23; 29-31 all
Science
Agenda:
Warm Up Question # 79 – Think-Pair-Share
Water Corn Seeds/Observe Growth
HW/Bird Beak Adaptations Lab Questions
Bird of Paradise Dance - Video
Animal Behavior & Reproduction Notes
READ Reproductive Behaviors
Fill in the Notes sheet
Assignments:
Complete Reproductive Behavior Notes – Wed.
Review for Plants vs. Animals Behavior & Reproduction Test on Thursday
6th Grade Assignments
English
DDL 7 punctuation and capitalization
read and time attention, need, and satisfaction step
notes on action step
writing workshop--draft action step
Assignment: DDL 7 punct/cap, finish action step
Literature
Freak the Mighty
Continue chapter 5 and guided questions in reading groups
The Mighty DVD clip – basketball scene
*Add to t-charts
ASSIGNMENT: Read 1/2 hour, Study Island #7 due Friday
Math
Test today.
Study Island 29 is due next Monday.
Science
Bell Ringer - What's the difference between involuntary and voluntary movements? Correct Lab
Patient Simulation a. IV Line b. Tourniquet c. Discussion
Read KidsHealth Circulatory System
Homework: Finish Reading Circulatory System
Social Studies
OBJ: Students will review in preparation for a unit test
BR: Grateful Comment
Activities: Class Review Day, look over Study guide, Kahoot Review, Introduce Fakebook project for Thursday
Assignment: Test Tomorrow
Wednesday
Day 4, April 21, 2021
Thursday
Day 5, April 22, 2021
Friday
Day 6, April 23, 2021