Monthly Archives: September 2012

Homework for the week of 10/01/12

ELA (Coach Whitt): 

  • Monday –Student Response Questions
  • Tuesday – Student Response Questions (Grammar)  
  • Wednesday –  NO HW  
  • Thursday – Personal Reflection  
  • Friday – NO HW

 Period 2 students will need to have read to Chapter 20 in The Pigman by Friday, October 5

Highlighted Essential Question:  Why is understanding the proper use of grammar essential to reading and writing?

Highlighted Learning Target for the Week:  I CAN use proper grammar in writing my response questions 

Contact Coach Whitt @ Jeffrey.Whitt@dpsnc.net

SS (Mr. Cordova):  NO HW this week

Contact Mr. Cordova @ Raymond.Cordova@dpsnc.net

Math (Mrs. Wolf): 

TBA – Mrs. Wolf will be sending out a separate notice concerning HW this coming week. 

Contact Mrs. Wolf @ Connie.Chu@dpsnc.net

Science (Ms. Wilson):   

  • Monday: study for open workbook quiz on the periodic table
  • Tuesday: Workbook page 286 #1-8
  • Wednesday: Vocabulary words
  • Thursday: Foldable
  • Friday: none

 Contact Ms. Wilson @ Anna.Wilson@dpsnc.net

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Homework for the week of 09/24/12

ELA (Coach Whitt): 

  • Monday –Narrative Essay due Wednesday
  • Tuesday – Narrative Essay due Wednesday
  • Wednesday –  NO HW  
  • Thursday – Discussion Question from class
  • Friday – NO HW

 Period 2 students will need to have read to Chapter 12 in The Pigman by Friday, September 28

 Essential Question:  How do I create a narrative short story using point of view? 

 Highlighted Learning Target for the Week:  I CAN create and present a short story using narrative point of view. 

 Contact Coach Whitt @ Jeffrey.Whitt@dpsnc.net

 SS (Mr. Cordova):

  • HW 01: Complete the handout on the 13 colonies. This assignment is a classwork, homework, and quiz grade. Due Friday 9/28.
  • HW 02: Create a pirate wanted poster about one of your 7th grade teachers similar to your pirate wanted poster on Blackbeard (to be distributed in class Monday 9/24). Due Friday 9/28.
  • HW 03: Begin studying for Test 1 covering Units 1 and 2 (all material so far this year).

 Contact Mr. Cordova @ Raymond.Cordova@dpsnc.net

 Math (Mrs. Wolf): 

 8th Grade Math

  • Monday: Correct review sheet, and study for test on Tuesday
  • Tuesday: Test; no HW
  • Wednesday: One-Step Equations WS
  • Thursday: Two-Step Equations WS
  • Friday: Word Problems WS

* Don’t forget: The test on Tuesday will be non-calculator!

 Common Core Math I

  • Monday: Finish review sheet, and study for test on Tuesday
  • Tuesday: Test; no HW
  • Wednesday: Tables & Graphs WS
  • Thursday: Tables, Graphs, & Rules WS
  • Friday: Comparing Patterns of Change WS

 Contact Mrs. Wolf @ Connie.Chu@dpsnc.net

 Science (Ms. Wilson):   

  • Check web-site for updated HW assignments

 Contact Ms. Wilson @ Anna.Wilson@dpsnc.net

Math Downloads

The following downloads are from Mrs. Wolf (Math):

Fall Pictures

Fall Pictures will be taken on September 28.  Order forms will be sent home with the students next week.  Money must be sent in with the student on September 28 in order to buy Fall pictures. 

Homework for the Week of 09/17/12

ELA (Coach Whitt): 

  • Monday – review notes on Point-of-View and answer the following response question:  Why is being “street wise” important to some individuals?
  • Tuesday – Any work not completed in class
  • Wednesday –  Work on Point-of-View Narrative
  • Thursday – Practice poem at home for class presentation on Friday / Make sure all work is ready to hand in tomorrow during our Student Conference Day (every other Friday)
  • Friday – Student Conference Day / NO HW

 Contact Coach Whitt @ Jeffrey.Whitt@dpsnc.net

 SS (Mr. Cordova):

  • Monday: Conduct a catalog of at least TEN products in your home and detail from what country they originate from. Due Friday.
  •  Wednesday: Interview one of your parents and ask them what should be done to the Native American’s land that was stolen by European explorers. Should the land be returned? Why? Due Friday.

 Contact Mr. Cordova @ Raymond.Cordova@dpsnc.net

 Math (Mrs. Wolf): 

 8th Grade Math

  • Monday: Quiz on Perfect Squares, Square Roots, Perfect Cubes, & Cube Roots; HW is Integer Operations WS
    • TEST on MONDAY, 9/24
  • Tuesday: Order of Operations WS
  • Wednesday: Expressions with Variables WS
  • Thursday: Combining Like Terms WS
  • Friday: Test Review Sheet

 Common Core Math I

  • Monday: Standard Deviation WS
  • Tuesday: No HW
  • Wednesday: Test Review Sheet
  • Thursday: Test on Modeling with Data; no HW
  • Friday: Distributions WS

 Contact Mrs. Wolf @ Connie.Chu@dpsnc.net

 Science (Ms. Wilson):

  • Monday – Study for Quiz
  • Tuesday – No HW
  • Wednesday – No HW
  • Thursday – Periodic Table WS

 Contact Ms. Wilson @ annabwilson@gmail.com

Progress Reports go out this Thursday, September 13

Parents and guardians, expect to receive progress reports from all your child’s teachers this coming Thursday, September 13.

Homework for the Week of 9/10/12

ELA (Coach Whitt):  Monday – look over notes from today’s class and prepare for Poetry Writing Exercise

  • Tuesday – NO HW
  • Wednesday – Work on Final Imagery Poem Draft
  • Thursday – Practice poem at home for class presentation on Friday
  • Friday – NO HW

Contact Coach Whitt @ Jeffrey.Whitt@dpsnc.net

SS (Mr. Cordova):

  • Write a 100 word or more narrative essay from the Native Americans’ point-of-view on first contact with Columbus and the Europeans. Assignment due Friday 9/14.
  • Quiz on Thursday on all material covered so far. Use your Year-in-Review sheets to prepare for the quiz.

Contact Mr. Cordova @ Raymond.Cordova@dpsnc.net

Math (Mrs. Wolf): 

  • Monday: Cubes & Cube Roots WS (1st Period) or Square Roots & Rationality WS (2nd & 4th Period)
  • Tuesday: Square Roots, Cube Roots, & Rationality WS
  • Wednesday: Scavenger Hunt Study Guide
  • Thursday: Integer Operations WS
  • Friday: Order of Operations WS

* QUIZ on THURSDAY

Common Core I

  • Monday: Exploring Data Quiz Corrections
  • Tuesday: Standard Deviation WS
  • Wednesday: Box Plots WS
  • Thursday: Outliers WS
  • Friday: None

 Contact Mrs. Wolf @ Connie.Chu@dpsnc.net

Science (Ms. Wilson): Monday: NO HW

  • Tuesday: Vocabulary (must be in journal and done in correct format): Density, Mass, Weight, Volume, Solubility, Solution, Solute, Solvent, Homogenous Mixture, Heterogenous Mixture
  •  Wednesday: Density practice problems
  •  Thursday: Finish Post-lab questions
  •  Friday: NO HW

Contact Ms. Wilson @ annabwilson@gmail.com

Fall Fundraiser Event!

Our annual Fall Fundraiser will begin with an Assembly in Gym 1 during 1st period on Thursday, September 06. Students will receive a packet of information from their homeroom teachers that same day.