Middle School Assignments


Monday
Day 3, May 20, 2024
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Section 10-2
Assign: 2-16 evens
English
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
History
Bell-ringer: Preview Glory; film guide and expectations
Activities: students will be given time to review their Civil War study guide and flashcards; large group will play review game to prepare for Civil War test
Assignment: study for tomorrow’s Civil War test; remind students missing textbooks that those will be turned in on Thursday
Literature
LESSON:
Black History Novel Project Workshop
Ticket out the door - Group work check out on purple Project Reflection Log (last 5 minutes of class)
ASSIGNMENT:
Black History Novel Final Projects due Friday, May 24th!
Be prepared to return Black History Novels TOMORROW!
Pre-Algebra
Chapter 7 Review
Assign: Study
SCI English
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
SCI Literature
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
SCI Math
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Science
Review last week’s notes with a partner / quick game
PPT Battles in our Lower Atmosphere
Air Masses--review
Fronts--review
Global Wind Patterns--New
Coriolis Effect--new
Oceans vs Atmosphere--????not sure if enough time
Review for Atmospheric Battles Test
Assignment: Review for Test on Tuesday
7th Grade Assignments
English
Begin Year-end Self-assessment
Portfolios
Prewrite #1
Assign: Finish Self-assessment Prewrite #1 (GC)
Geography
Bell Ringer: weekend update
Activity: Review questions from Case Study 1. Introduce Afghanistan and the Taliban. Discuss how war leaves a long lasting impact on nations. Read together pages 16-20. Complete guided reading notes and
Homework: Case study #2
Literature
Objective: Build reading understanding through vocabulary and plot hill application.
Brain Thinking Question
Vocabulary
Start Play
Assignment: Quarter 4 Book log due Wednesday
Math
No Assignment
Science
Agenda:
Warm Up Question # 113
Energy in an Ecosystem
Water Plants & Observe Growth
HW/Energy Pyramids & Conservation of Matter & Energy (GC)
Discuss Forest Energy Pyramid Example
Work on My Energy Pyarmid
Individual Ecosystem work time
Assignments:
Ecosystem Project: My Energy Pyramid– Due Tuesday
Ecosystem Model/Project – Due Thursday
Review for Ecosystem Quiz - Friday
6th Grade Assignments
English
Persuasive Speeches
Assignment: If spoke today, self eval questions
If partner spoke today, audience analysis questions
If speak tomorrow, practice 2x
Literature
First chapter read!
(The Secret Sheriff of Sixth Grade)
Continue working on book advertisement
Assignment: Read 1/2 hour, Book Advertisement due Tuesday
Math
SI #34 and 35
Science
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Social Studies
BR: No BR
Activities: Big Project Amazing Race Day, Group “Presentations”
Assignment: No Homework
Tuesday
Day 4, May 21, 2024
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Section 10-2
Assign: 2-16 evens
English
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
History
Bell-ringer: remind students to have their Glory film guides during STAR; introduce History Yearbook assignment
Activities: students will take their Civil War test; assign History Yearbook Assignment
Assignment: History Yearbook Assignment (next Wed.); remind students missing textbooks that those will be turned in on Thursday
Literature
LESSON:
Black History Novel Project Workshop
Ticket out the door - Group work check out on purple Project Reflection Log (last 5 minutes of class)
Return Black History Novels
ASSIGNMENT:
Black History Novel Final Projects due Friday, May 24th!
Return any classroom library book and school library books!
Pre-Algebra
Chapter 7 Test
No HW
SCI English
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
SCI Literature
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
SCI Math
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Science
TEST--Atmospheric Battles Test—20 -30 min
Science Trivia
Demo—Tornado machine—if time
Assignment: Enjoy Arnold’s Park and the Museums / be kind to those who are working and are giving you the opportunity to ride the rides
7th Grade Assignments
English
Year-end Self-assessment
Portfolios
Prewrite #2
Assign: Finish Self-assessment Prewrite #2 (GC)
Geography
Bell Ringer: google classroom
Activity: Review case study #2 - Afghanistan.
Read final case study - “Education for All” and complete review questions.
Homework: Education for All questions
Literature
Objective: Build reading understanding through vocabulary and plot hill application.
Finish reading the play
Comprehension Questions
Assignment: Quarter 4 Book Log
Math
No Assignment
Science
Agenda:
Warm Up Question # 114
Food Web to Energy Pyramid Example (GC)
Water Plants & Observe Growth
Ecosystem Interactions – Changes in Ecosystems
Read Short-term vs. Long-term Changes (GC)
Complete What if? with group (GC)
Read Limiting Factors (GC)
Fill in Ecosystem Interaction Notes
Individual Ecosystem work time
Ecosystem Project Hand-in: My Energy Pyramid
Assignments:
Ecosystem Changes – Limiting Factor & Carrying Capacity Notes – Due Wednesday
Ecosystem Model/Project – Due Thursday
Review for Ecosystem Quiz – Friday
6th Grade Assignments
English
persuasive speeches
Assignment: If spoke today, self eval questions
If partner spoke today, audience analysis questions
Literature
Collect Book Advertisements
First Chapter Read!
(School for Sidekicks)
Read mystery play “The Strange Case of the Musgrave Ritual”
(Scope Scholastic, April 2024)
Assignment: Read 1/2 hour
Math
SI #34 and 35
Science
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Social Studies
BR: No BR
Activities: Big Project Amazing Race Day, Group “Presentations”
Assignment: No Homework
Wednesday
Day 5, May 22, 2024
8th Grade Assignments
Algebra 1
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
English
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
History
Arnold’s Park 8th Grade Field Trip
Literature
Arnold’s Park Field Trip!
Pre-Algebra
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
SCI English
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
SCI Literature
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
SCI Math
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Science
Field trip to Arnolds Park
7th Grade Assignments
English
Year-end Self-assessment
Portfolios
Prewrite #3
Assign: Finish Self-assessment Prewrite #3 (GC)
Geography
Bell Ringer: google classroom
Activity: Review vocab and main ideas from Standard of Living unit.
Take quiz.
Introduce population growth.
Homework: no assignment
Literature
Objective: Build reading understanding through vocabulary and plot hill application.
Watch the Twilight Zone Episode
Cinematic Feature Paragraph
Assignment: NA
Math
No Assignment
Science
Agenda:
Warm Up Question # 115
Invasive Species Example
HW/Changes in Ecosystems – Short-term vs. Long-term Changes (GC)
Discuss back side of Ecosystem Interaction Notes
Discuss Limiting Factor – What if? each group
Individual Ecosystem work time
Assignments:
Ecosystem Model/Project – Due Thursday
Review for Ecosystem Quiz – Friday
6th Grade Assignments
English
partner debriefing
binder cleaning
self eval questions
Literature
First chapter read!
(Where We Used to Roam)
Finish mystery play “The Strange Case of the Musgrave Ritual”
(Scope Scholastic, April 2024)
Begin Letter to Mrs. Vermeer
Assignment: Read 1/2 hour; Letter due Friday
Math
SI #34 and 35
Science
Assignments have not yet been posted for this class.
Social Studies
BR: No BR
Activities: Big Project Amazing Race Day, Group “Presentations”
Assignment: No Homework
Thursday
Day 6, May 23, 2024
Friday
Day 1, May 24, 2024