Monthly Archives: September 2013

Homework for the Week of 09/30/13

Social Studies (Mr. Cordova):

1. Monday:

  • Complete E.Q. Check #020 – 24 on the Social Studies Website
  • Explain in 50 words or more how the French and Indian War’s outcome would have changed if the Spanish had gotten involved. Assignment due Friday.

2. Ongoing: Work on S.C.O.P.E. (Summary Card Ongoing Project & Evaluation)

    • Classroom rules and procedures
    • 5 themes of geography
    • Regions of N.C.
    • Native Americans of N.C.
    • Colonization
    • Columbus Reading
    • Columbian Exchange
    • The Lost Colony
    • The 13 Colonies [1 index card per       colony]
    • Triangle Trade

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

Science (Ms. Bedell):

Monday: Watch Cellular Respiration at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUmT24R8CyA and do Edmodo quiz.

All Week:  Biomes Project Due Friday, Oct 4.

Finish any undone Ecology Unit Book Work ( we did not do pages 13 or 27)

Study for Ecology Unit Test on Thursday, Oct 10.

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

ELA (Ms. Meyers):

Ms. Meyers’ homework for next week will be posted at a later date.

Math:

For individualized math teacher homework, please see: sites.google.com/site/pythagoreanteam

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Homework for the week of 09/23/13

Social Studies (Mr. Cordova):

1. Study for Quiz 003 on Friday, September 27 in the D-40 Computer Lab, covering:

• The Lost Colony
• The 13 Colonies
• Triangle Trade

2. Ongoing: Work on S.C.O.P.E. (Summary Card Ongoing Project & Evaluation)

a. Classroom rules and procedures
b. 5 themes of geography
c. Regions of N.C.
d. Native Americans of N.C.
e. Colonization
f. Columbus Reading
g. Columbian Exchange
h. The Lost Colony
i. The 13 Colonies [1 index card per colony]
j. Triangle Trade

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

Science (Ms. Bedell):

Ongoing: Work on Biomes Poster Project due Oct 4

Mon: Watch Niche video at http://video.nhptv.org/video/1491210214/ and take Edmodo quiz

Tuesday: none

Wednesday: Watch Matter Cycles Video at http://education-portal.com/academy/lesson/cycles-of-matter-the-nitrogen-cycle-and-the-carbon-cycle.html and take Edmodo quiz

Thursday: Watch Carbon Cycle video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrIr3xDhQ0E&list=PLC89A578FC928ADA8 and take Edmodo quiz.
Study for vocabulary quiz

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

ELA (Ms. Meyers):

Monday -1. Vocab word mapping/index cards. (# 1-5) 2. Read SSR book.

Tuesday – 1. Vocab word mapping/index cards. (#6-10). 2. Read SSR book.

Wednesday – 1. Study vocab. 2. Read SSR book.

Thursday – 1. Study vocab. 2. Read SSR book. 3. Get a current event.

Friday – Read SSR book

Contact Ms. Meyers @ Dawn.Meyers@dpsnc.net

Math:

For individualized math teacher homework, please see: sites.google.com/site/pythagoreanteam

New Science Download

You can download a blank world map below and on the downloads page of this website.

BLANK WORLD MAP

Additional Social Studies Homework

The Lost Colony short story:

In 100 words or more, write your own story detailing the ultimate fate of the Lost Colony at Roanoke.

Due Friday, September 20.

New Science Download

Click below for the latest Science download.

BiomesProject

Homework for the Week of 09/16/13

Social Studies (Mr. Cordova):

  1. Study for Quiz 002 on Tuesday, September 17 in the D-40 Computer Lab, covering:
  • All prior material (Procedure, 5 Themes of Geography, Regions of N.C., N.C. Native American tribes)
  • Colony Selection
  • Columbus Cultural Readings
  • Columbian Exchange

2. Work on S.C.O.P.E.

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

Science (Ms. Bedell):

Monday: None

Tuesday: None.

Wednesday: 1. Bring index cards.  2. Watch  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uK_jvGXy9HY and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CuwrZUTeEqM then take the edmodo quiz.

Thursday: 1. Study for vocabulary quiz. 2.  Watch  http://video.nhptv.org/video/1491196512/ and take the edmodo quiz.

Friday: None

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

ELA (Ms. Meyers):

M – Write one sentence per vocabulary word; read SSR book at least 20 min.

T- Find and write one synonym and one antonym for each vocabulary word; read SSR book at least 20 min.

W – Study Vocabulary; read SSR book at least 20 min.

Th – Study for Vocabulary; read SSR book at least 20 min. ; Get current event(if don’t already have one).

F – Read SSR book at least 20 min.

Vocabulary words are:

  1. misled
  2. tangible
  3. refute
  4. invariably
  5. regression
  6. verified
  7. obscure
  8. deterioration
  9. hypothesis
  10. introspective

Contact Ms. Meyers @ Dawn.Meyers@dpsnc.net

Additional Homework for Social Studies – Due Friday, September 13

Download and watch the power point presentation on the Columbian Exchange.

Answer the following questions and either email them or turn them in by Friday, September 13.

  1. What 4 European countries went on voyages of exploration?
  2. Where did Columbus land and where did he think he was?
  3. What were the 4 goals of European exploration?
  4. What were 4 reasons the Spanish (Europeans) won in their wars against the Native Americans?
  5. What was the Columbian Exchange?
  6. What were 2 effects of the Columbian Exchange?

Homework for the Week of 09/09/13

SS (Mr. Cordova):

Study for Quiz 002 on Tuesday, September 17, covering:

  • Colony Selection
  • Columbus Cultural Readings
  • Columbian Exchange

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

Science (Ms. Bedell):

Monday: Energy Pyramid: Watch http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TE6wqG4nb3M and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMo3xbgBB_k and take the edmodo quiz.

Tuesday: Ecological Relationships:  Watch http://www.schooltube.com/video/f021435865bc41159e21/Symbiosis%20Notes and http://www.schooltube.com/video/c24ba2c178174ed58c68/Symbiosis and do the Edmodo quiz

Wednesday: None

Thursday: Ecological Relationships 2: Watch http://www.schooltube.com/video/0210f54f5f5c4502126f/ and take the edmodo quiz

Friday: None

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

ELA (Ms. Meyers):

M-F – Read at least 20 min in SSR book.

M-F – Study vocabulary and complete any exercises that were started in class (if didn’t complete in class).

M – If scored less than 80% on Spelling quiz that was given on Monday, they have to write each incorrectly spelled word 10 times each.

T- If scored less than 80% on Spelling quiz, they write a sentence for each word spelled incorrectly. (if missed 10 words, write 10 sentences).

F- Study spelling words (Group #2).

Contact Ms. Meyers @ Dawn.Meyers@dpsnc.net

Social Studies Homework – Due Friday, September 06

*Interview one adult (other than Mr. Cordova) with the following question:
*What is culture?
*Write down their answer and their name and date.
*Assignment is due Friday.