Monthly Archives: March 2013

Homework for the Week of 03/25/13

ELA –

NO HW will be assigned this week as long as classwork is completed in a timely manner 

Science –

Monday: Fossils worksheet- read, underline and answer questions

Tuesday: The relative age of rocks- read, underline and answer questions

Wednesday: Make-up work

Thursday: Have a great break!

Math-

Math 8

Monday:

* Finishing CA in class

* HW from this week is due

* HW is to correct/finish quizzes & tests by Wednesday

Tuesday: Parent Signature on CA Report; Graphing Inequalities WS

Wednesday-Friday: No HW 

Social Studies –

1) Create your own propaganda poster championing either the United States or the Soviet Union. Your propaganda poster should have a clear purpose, with appropriate supporting captions, and a suitable illustration (either drawn or from the internet/a magazine/newspaper/etc.) Assignment due Thursday.

Homework for the Week of 03/18/13

ELA – For all classes

Monday – Choose a favorite childhood poem which uses imagery and bring to class to share with your cooperative groups

Tuesday – Create a personal HAIKU to present to your cooperative groups

Wednesday – Choose a poet to conduct a short research on for the coming week

Thursday – CA for ELA (Testing) – NO HW

Friday – CA for ELA (Testing) – NO HW

Portfolios will be checked on Wednesday, March 27

(For 2nd Period – there will be no HERALD SUN entry due this week)

Math

 

  • Monday: Take-home quiz due; HW is Frequency Tables WS #1
  • Tuesday: Frequency Tables WS #2
  • Wednesday: CA Review Sheet #1
  • Thursday: CA Review Sheet #2
  • Friday: Missing work due; CA in class; no HW over the weekend

 

Science

 

Monday- Argumentative paper on GM crops

Tuesday- Argumentative paper on GM crops

Wednesday- none

Thursday- Geology worksheet

Friday- none

 

Social Studies

 

1) Interview one adult and query them as to any family or friends they may have that were involved with WWII. In a paragraph or more, describe their family or friend’s involvement in WWII. Assignment due Friday, 03/22/13.

Homework for the Week of 03/11/13

ELA – (All Classes)

* need to have 5 written Journal Assignments due on Fridays (Part of their Portfolio)

* Daily Warm-Up Activities Due Friday  (Part of their Portfolio)   

Period 1

*All of the above AND

*Read to page 245  in And Then There Were None

Tuesday – 2 stanza poem using ABAB pattern for “Springtime”

Wednesday – 1 stanza poem using ABCA pattern for “Friendship”

Thursday – Poem Reflection

Friday – Portfolios Due

Period 2

All of the above AND

* Tuesday – 4 stanza poem using ABAB pattern for “Springtime”

*Wednesday – 2 stanza poem using ABCA pattern for “Friendship”

* Thursday – Poem Reflection

* Friday – Portfolios Due

*Shakespeare Project (memorized scene to perform in class) due Friday  

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

Period 4

*All of the Above AND

*Read to page 185  in With Every Drop of Blood

* Tuesday – 2 stanza poem using ABAB pattern for “Springtime”

* Wednesday – 1 stanza poem using ABCA pattern for “Friendship”

* Thursday – Poem Reflection

*  Friday – Portfolios Due

Period 5

*All of the above AND

*Read to page 245  in And Then There Were None

*Tuesday – 2 stanza poem using ABAB pattern for “Springtime”

*Wednesday – 1 stanza poem using ABCA pattern for “Friendship”

*Thursday – Poem Reflection

* Friday – Portfolios Due

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

Science:

Friday- Study for fungus quiz retake.

                   Bring in a box or other container to take home your pathogen models. Finish Biotechnology Webquest if undone from last Thursday.

Monday- Study for fungus quiz retake. Bring in a box or other container to take home your pathogen models. Finish Biotechnology Webquest if undone from last Thursday.

Tuesday- Study guide for unit test on Friday

Wednesday- Study guide for unit test on Friday

Thursday- Study guide for unit test on Friday

Friday- None

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

Math

Math 8

  • Monday:
    • Take-home quizzes due
    • HW from last week due
    • HW: Intro to Exponential Functions WS
  • Tuesday: Modeling with Exponential Functions WS
  • Wednesday: Exponential Regression WS
  • Thursday: Exponential Functions Review Sheet
  • Friday:
    • Quiz on Exponential Functions
    • HW from this week due
    • No HW over the weekend

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

Social Studies:

Alliances Flip Book: As an optional H.W. assignment, students may submit their correctly completed Alliances Flip Book (downloadable from the Social Studies website), as a replacement grade for any one failing assignment given by the student teacher.

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

Social Studies Homework – Due Monday 03/11/13

From Mr. Biggs (Student Teacher):

Find an article discussing the current state of the United States economy. State the main idea and summarize the article in five to seven sentences. This homework assignment is due Monday, March 11, 2013.

Homework for the Week of 03/04/13

ELA – (All Classes)

* need to have 5 written Journal Assignments due this Friday

* Warm-Up Due Friday  

*Graphic Organizer of the students’ choosing (relating to the comparison/contrast of movie vs. written version of the same story)  

Period 1

*All of the above AND

*Read to page 190 in And Then There Were None

Period 2

*All of the above AND

*Shakespeare Notes (Talking to the Text – ACT 5)

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

* Read Act 5 by Friday in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Period 4

*All of the Above AND

*Read to page 151 in With Every Drop of Blood by Friday

Period 5

*All of the Above AND

*read to page 152 in Shades of Gray by Carolyn Reeder by Friday

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

Science:

Monday- None

Tuesday- Study for Fungus and Parasites Quiz

Wednesday- None

Thursday- Finish undone classwork

Friday- None

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

Math

TBA

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

Social Studies:

TBA – will be sent out with Student-Teacher, Mr. Biggs

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