Monthly Archives: November 2012

Homework for the week of 12/03/12

ELA (Coach Whitt): 

All classes have HW that is now STUDENT DRIVEN (They are to use time management to complete the assignments given to them each week – please ask them about this at home).  Below, please find this week’s goal with their novels, and their timeline for their Global Awareness Project. 

1st Period:  The Pigman (need to have completed through page 104 by Friday) – Quiz Friday

2nd Period:  And Then There Were None (need to have completed through page 163 by Friday) – Quiz Friday

4th Period:  Nothing But the Truth (need to have completed through page 110 by Friday) – Quiz Friday

5th Period: The Pigman (need to have completed through page 104 by Friday) – Quiz Friday

Global Awareness Project:  All classes need to have their highlighted information/points of interest for their Global Awareness Project by Friday, December 7

Contact Coach Whitt @ Jeffrey.Whitt@dpsnc.net

SS (Mr. Cordova):

1) Create a graphic organizer comparing and contrasting 5 strengths and 5 weaknesses of the South and North today. Assignment due Friday.

2) Study for Quiz 2 of 2 on the American Civil War on Friday.

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

Math (Mrs. Wolf):

Math 8

  • Monday: Volume of Spheres WS
  • Tuesday: Volume Remediation WSs
  • Wednesday: Angles Word Problems WS
  • Tuesday: Angles Review Sheet
  • Friday: Big Quiz on Angles; Transformations WS for HW
  • Test Corrections due by Friday

 

CC1

  • Monday: Equations & Word Problems Review Sheet
  • Tuesday: Graphing Review Sheet
  • Wednesday: Equations Test; 1 & 2 Step Inequalities WS for HW
  • Thursday: Multi-Step Inequalities WS
  • Friday: Inequalities Word Problems WS

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

Science (Ms. Wilson):

Monday- Study for quiz, finish classwork if undone.

Tuesday- Ocean habitats worksheet

Wednesday – Friday – NO HW

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Homework for the Week of 11/26/12

ELA (Coach Whitt): 

Monday – Global Awareness Topic needed for Project due January 11 / Reading Assignment (each class has a different novel)

Tuesday – Notes on topic due on Friday/ Reading Assignment (each class has a different novel)

Wednesday – Continue with research / Reading Assignment (each class has a different novel)

Thursday – Continue with research (notes need to be turned in on tomorrow) / Reading Assignment (each class has a different novel)

Friday – No HW

Contact Coach Whitt @ Jeffrey.Whitt@dpsnc.net

SS (Mr. Cordova):

1)      Parent/Guardian interview: “What do you think is the main cause for wars today?” Have your parent/guardian sign and date your homework. Due Friday.

2)      Study for Quiz on Friday covering the following materials: President Jackson and the Trail of Tears, Mexican-American War, Sectionalism.

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

Math (Mrs. Wolf):

8th Grade Math:

* Monday: Volume of Prisms WS

* Tuesday: Volume of Pyramids and Cones WS

* Wednesday: Volume of Spheres WS

* Thursday: Volume Review Sheet

* Friday: Volume Test – No HW

 

Common Core Math I:

* Monday: Equations with Like Terms WS

* Tuesday: Equations with Distributive Property WS

* Wednesday: Word Problems WS

* Thursday: Equations & Word Problems Review Sheet

* Friday: Quiz – No HW

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

Science (Ms. Wilson):

TBA

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

Homework for the Week of 11/19/12

ELA (Coach Whitt): 

We have just wrapped up Unit 2 with our Common Core.  We are moving into Unit 3 and will be discussing Global Awareness through literature, writing, and speech.  Additionally, we will begin working in novels for each class period.   

Contact Coach Whitt @ Jeffrey.Whitt@dpsnc.net

SS (Mr. Cordova):

NO HW for this coming week

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

Math (Mrs. Wolf):

Math 8

Quiz Corrections are due Tuesday

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

Science (Ms. Wilson):

“The Deep” Writing Assignment Due Monday

Homework for the Week of 11/12/12

ELA (Coach Whitt): 

  • Monday  –  No School 
  • Tuesday –   Complete Graphic Organizer analyzing textual evidence  between poem and lyrics    
  • Wednesday –  NO HW    
  • Thursday –  Unit Cumulative Assessment
  • Friday – Student Conferences    

 Period 2 students will need to have read to page 177 – students need to compose a one page typed summary  of the book including a recommendation.  This paper needs to be singled spaced, size 12 font, and cover characters, setting, plot, and in the concluding paragraph write a recommendation of the book. 

 2nd Period Herald-Sun Topic for the week:  What I am Thankful for 

Highlighted Essential Question:  How will I compose my writing to ensure its relevancy and organizational structure while maintaining and supporting my claim?  

Highlighted Learning Target for the Week:  I CAN use textual evidence to support my claim or counterclaim. 

Contact Coach Whitt @ Jeffrey.Whitt@dpsnc.net

SS (Mr. Cordova):  

NO HW for this coming week

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

Math (Mrs. Wolf): 

Math 8

* Monday: No School

* Tuesday: SGA Review Sheet

* Wednesday: Special Right Triangles WS

* Thursday: Pythagorean Theorem & Word Problems Remediation WS

* Friday: Perimeter, Area, & Volume WS

* Pythagorean Theorem Quiz Corrections are due by Friday

 Common Core Math I

* Monday: No School

* Tuesday: CA Review Sheet

* Wednesday: CA – No HW

* Thursday: WS – Graphing Given a Slope-Intercept Form Equation

* Friday: WS – Graphing Given a Standard Form Equation

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

 Science (Ms. Wilson):   

 Story Boards are Due on Wednesday

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

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Homework for the Week of 11/05/12

ELA (Coach Whitt):

  • Monday – Final Essay due for presentation tomorrow
  • Tuesday – NO HW
  • Wednesday – Grammar Check & Vocabulary Study
  • Thursday – Study for Quick Check Quiz on Friday
  • Friday – NO HW

Period 2 students will need to have read to page 171 and create 10 multiple-choice questions chosen from the text.

2nd Period Herald-Sun Topic for the week: The election? What do the results mean to me and my future?

Highlighted Essential Question: How can I use valid, sound, credible, and substantial facts to state my argument?

Highlighted Learning Target for the Week: I CAN compose an argumentative essay demonstrating my understanding of claim and counterclaim.

Contact Coach Whitt @ Jeffrey.Whitt@dpsnc.net

SS (Mr. Cordova):

1) Parent interview on Bill of Rights due Friday.

2) Quiz on this week’s material due Friday.

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

Math (Mrs. Wolf):

8th Grade Math

  • Monday • Remediation WS
  • Tuesday • No school
  • Wednesday • WS – Using the Pythagorean Theorem to Find Coordinate Plane Distance
  • Thursday • WS – Pythagorean Theorem Review Sheet
  • Friday • Big Quiz: Pythagorean Theorem • WS – Special Right Triangles

Common Core Math I

  • Monday • Core-Plus Textbook p. 182 #35
  • Tuesday • No school
  • Wednesday • Word Problems WS
  • Thursday • Linear Models Lab (counts as a quiz grade)
  • Friday • Graphing Given an Equation WS

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

Science (Ms. Wilson):

  • Monday: Read and highlight article.
  • Wednesday: Whose Water Is It? Worksheet
  • Thursday: Study for Quiz

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

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