Monthly Archives: January 2013

Homework for the Week of 01/28/13

English/Language Arts 

(Remember, all HW in ELA is student driven.  The students need to plan their week out according to their time and pacing).

 Period 1

Writing: Journals 5-9 by Friday

Novel: And Then There Were None (page 34) due Friday

“Your Argument” due Wednesday

Opening Paragraph to Essay due Thursday

Rough Draft to Essay due Monday

Period 2

 

Writing: Journals 5-9 by Friday

             The Herald Sun – “Parent Involvement in Schools”

Novel: The Diary of a Young Girl (page 265) due Friday

***Think Tac-Toe due Friday (this was assigned 3 weeks ago)

“Your Argument” due Wednesday

Opening Paragraph to Essay due Thursday

Rough Draft to Essay due Monday

 Period 4

 Writing: Journals 5-9 by Friday

Novel: The Pigman (page 182) due Friday

***Think Tac-Toe due Friday (this was assigned 3 weeks ago)

“Your Argument” due Wednesday

Opening Paragraph to Essay due Thursday

Rough Draft to Essay due Monday

Period 5

 Writing: Journals 5-9 by Friday

Novel: Nothing But the Truth (page 175) due Friday

***Think Tac-Toe due Friday (this was assigned 3 weeks ago)

“Your Argument” due Wednesday

Opening Paragraph to Essay due Thursday

Rough Draft to Essay due Monday

For information regarding ELA, please contact Coach Whitt at Jeffrey.Whitt@dpsnc.net

 Math

 Math 8

  • Monday: Complete the following problems on the notes hand-out
    • 1st Period: Slide 6
    • 2nd Period: Slides 4-5
    • 4th Period: Slide 6
  • Tuesday: Writing Linear Equations WS
  • Wednesday: Tables & Linear Equations (WS #2)
  • Thursday: Graphing Lines WS (back of WS #2)
  • Friday: Take-home quiz on linear functions; Monday-Thursday’s HW should be turned in today

 Common Core Math I

  • Monday: Substitution WS
  • Tuesday: Elimination WS
  • Wednesday: Word Problems WS
  • Thursday: Systems Review Sheet

Friday: HW Quiz #2; no HW

For information regarding Math, please contact Mrs. Wolf at Connie.Wolf@dpsnc.net

Social Studies

1)      Retake quiz 01 quarter 03 by Friday 02/01

2)      Study for quiz 02 quarter 03 on Friday 02/01 covering:

  1. Immigration in the U.S.
  2. Vertical and Horizontal Integration
  3. Child Labor

For information regarding SS, please contact Mr. Cordova at Raymond.Cordova@dpsnc.net

Science

Homework:

Tuesday- None

Wednesday- Reading and Worksheet

Thursday- None

Friday- Study for test on Tuesday using review guide

For information regarding Science, please contact Ms. Wilson at Anna.Wilson@dpsnc.net

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Homework for the Week of 01/22/13

ELA – (All Classes)

* need to have 4 written journal assignments due this Friday (new handout and procedures were given out today)

* Mind Mapping due Wednesday on Harriett Tubman

* Graphic Organizer due on Thursday on Autobiography/Biography

* Announced Quiz on Independent Novels on Thursday

 Period 2

*All of the above AND

* The Herald Sun topic – “Motivation” (the students need to choose which angle to take and is due by Thursday)

* Read to page 165 in The Diary of A Young Girl by Friday

 Period 4

*All of the Above AND

*Read to page 143 in The Pigman by Friday

 Period 5

*All of the Above AND

*read to page 133 in Nothing But the Truth by Friday

 Please contact Coach Whitt at Jeffrey.Whitt@dpsnc.net with any questions or concerns about the above work assignments.

 Science:

 Study for  quiz on Friday.  The students will need to know the names of major biomes in North America, what a biome/biosphere/community/population/ecosystem/organism is, and what an energy pyramid is.

 Please contact Anna Wilson at Anna.Wilson@dpsnc.net with any questions or concerns about the above work assignments.

Math

 

Math 8

  • Tuesday: CA Reflection Sheet & Parent Signature
  • Wednesday: Slope WS
  • Thursday: Slope-Intercept Form WS
  • Friday: Slope-Intercept Form WS #2

CC1

  • Tuesday: CA Reflection Sheet & Parent Signature
  • Wednesday: Parallel and Perpendicular Lines WS
  • Thursday: Solving Systems by Graphing WS
  • Friday: Solving Systems by Substitution WS

 

Please contact Connie Wolf at Connie.Wolf@dpsnc.net for any questions or concerns about the above work assignments.

Social Studies:

Study for Quiz on Reconstruction, Spanish-American War, Industrialization, Immigration for this Friday, January 25.

Please contact Ray Cordova at Raymond.Cordova@dpsnc.net for any questions or concerns about the above work assignments.

Homework for the Week of 01/14/13

ELA (Coach Whitt): 

All Periods:

                                        Monday –  Work on completing journals & read in novels (Periods 2,4, & 5)

                                        Tuesday – “Alluding To” activity – SS related  & read in novels (Periods 2,4, & 5)

                                         Wednesday –   “Alluding To” activity – Science related& read in novels (Periods 2,4, & 5)

                                         Thursday – Tell Me What You Know Test tomorrow & read in novels (Periods 2,4, & 5)

                                        Friday – Student Conferences will be held on Friday (Learning Targets, Journals 56-84 due, and reading assignment) 

 

Novels For Reading:

 

Period 2 – The Diary of A Young Girl – pages 1-69 need to be completed by Friday

Period 4 – The Pigman – pages 1-47 need to be completed by Friday

Period 5 – Nothing But The Truth – pages 1-39 need to be completed by Friday

 

All Periods were given a Think-Tac-Toe – assignments are due by January 28.  All HW is student driven, so students need to be mindful of their time.

 

 

Period 2 students:  Herald-Sun Topic due Thursday – “Education over the years”

 

 

Contact Coach Whitt @ Jeffrey.Whitt@dpsnc.net

 

 

SS (Mr. Cordova):  

 

Late turn-ins of Timeline project.

 

 

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

 

 

Math (Mrs. Wolf): 

 

Math 8 (1st Period)

* Monday: Developing the Concept, left half of WS

* Tuesday: Procedures Quiz; Scale and Area/Volume WS

* Wednesday: Dilations & Scale Factor Review Sheet

* Thursday: Translations, Reflections, & Rotations Review Shee

* Friday: Transformations Test; no HW

* Missing work due by Friday

 

Math 8 (2nd & 4th Period)

* Monday: Scale and Area/Volume WS

* Tuesday: Procedures Quiz; Developing the Concept WS (2nd & 4th Period)

* Wednesday: Dilations & Scale Factor Review Sheet

* Thursday: Translations, Reflections, & Rotations Review Sheet

* Friday: Transformations Test; no HW

* Missing work due by Friday

 

CC1

* Monday: Applications of Polynomials: Finding Perimeter & Area WS

* Tuesday: Procedures Quiz; Applications of Polynomials: Finding Volume WS

* Wednesday: Literal Equations WS

* Thursday: Exponential Functions, Monomials, & Polynomials Review Sheet

* Friday: Exponential Functions, Monomials, & Polynomials Test; no HW

* Missing work due by Friday

 

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

 

Science (Ms. Wilson):   

 

Monday and Tuesday- North American Biomes Map

Wednesday, Thurs and Fri- Group Project work

 

Please make sure your child is bringing scissors, colored pencils, and glue to class.

 

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

Learning Contract Mid-Year Timeline Project due

Parents and students, this is a reminder that timeline projects for Social Studies will be due this Monday, January 7, 2013. This assignment was first assigned on Friday, December 14, 2012 (Warrior Team Day). Please see the social studies website for a downloadable copy of the rubric.