Posted: January 27, 2010
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SKI TRIP -permission slips must be in by Friday! -remember to change the date to the 17th and have parents' initial the change! 8H-8M Language Arts 1. Study sound devices found in poetry. 2. (8H) Paraphrase the last five stanzas of the "Raven" 8H-8M Social Studies 1. (8M) Quiz tomorrow! Also p. 31 questions from assignment sheet. 2. (8H) Quiz Friday! Re-do Q. 4 and 5 p.31 7H-7M Language Arts 1. Quiz tomorrow on writing constructed responses-Review Chapters 4-7! 7M Social Studies 1. Have you chosen a project topic?
Posted: January 26, 2010
SKI TRIP in February- permission slips must be in Friday (money can be brought later) 8H -8M Language Arts 1. Complete the first 2 sides of sheet -(poetry elements/plot) 2. Study the list of sound devices used in poetry -be prepared to identify them! 8H-8M Social Studies 1. Quiz next class-STUDY! 2. Notebook check (8M) 3. Assigned p.31 Q.4 and 5 must be re-done! (8H) Web and chart! 7H-7M Language Arts 1. Vocabulary activity and Questions for Chpt. 4-7 were to be completed in class 2. Notebook check tomorrow 3. Quiz on chpt. 4-7 Thursday (Writing constructed responses) 7M Social Studies 1. See last posting!
Posted: January 25, 2010
SKI TRIP (February 17th) - permission slips to be in to Mrs. Pugh this week? 8H-8M Language Arts 1. Have all work on Edgar Allan Poe completed: -"Tell-Tale Heart" -"The Raven" - Webquest 8H-8M Social Studies 1. Quiz on Chapter: Natural Environment -for Thurs. (8M) Fri. (8H) 2. Have p. 30-31 read for next class 7H-7M Language Arts 1. Questions for Chpt. 4-7 due Wednesday 2. Vocabulary activities to be completed for Wed. (time alloted in class) 3. Quiz Chpt. 4-7 Thursday 7M Social Studies 1. Have two choices of First Nations groups for project 2. Next class -groups and topics to be chosen; -due date to be assigned for project presentations.
Posted: January 22, 2010
8H-8M Language Arts 1. Read "The Raven" and write the plot outline (to the best of your ability!) 8H-8M Social Studies 1. Complete assignments to p.29 2. (8H) Read p.30-31 3. Quiz in second class next week on the work to date (go over chapter work, be prepared to ask questions) 7H-7M Language Arts 1. Have novel completed 2. No other assigned work for the week end. 7M Social Studies 1. See previous postings.
Posted: January 21, 2010
8H-8M Language Arts 1. Vocabulary: any 10 words defined from context only! (see sheet) 2. Have webquest completed (notebook check 8H) 8H-8M Social Studies 1. See homework from last posting 7H-7M Language Arts 1. AR test on Silver Sword completed by tomorrow? 2. Notebooks collected for check (Chapt.1 - ques. 1-9) 7M Social Studies 1. Note for "Impact of Contact" for Monday 2. Read over the project sheet-no due date yet- be prepared to ask questions about the project expectations.
Posted: January 20, 2010
Grade 8H - Gym outside tomorrow! 7H-7M Language Arts 1. Notebook check on Chpt. 1 *Thursday (7M) Friday (7H) 2. Novel AR test must be completed by Friday (Monday-latest!) 3. Lesson 57 Prepositional Phrases was done in class (check!) 7M Social Studies 1. Note on "Newcomers" section 8H Language Arts 1. Context clues "Tell-Tale Heart" - do any 10 8M Language Arts 1. Complete the webquest on Poe for class Thursday (use 15 min Reading Period if necessary) 8H-8M Social Studies 1. All questions assigned for pp. 25 and 29 must be completed.
Posted: January 19, 2010
MEMO re: "helping Hands for Haiti" PERMISSION SLIPS Ski Trip to Poley Mountain (Gr.7-8 February 25th) 7H-7M language Arts 1. Complete the questions 1-9 for Chapter 1 for Thursday Time will be allotted in class tomorrow to begin (and or complete) these. 2. Novel test (AR) must be completed fby Friday (Monday at the latest!) 7M Social Studies 1. Complete the note for "Newcomers" p. 30-35 2. review the terms discussed on Monday 8H-8M Language Arts 1. Read 2. Review notes and readings on "Mood" 8H-8M Social Studies 1. Complete the assignmentsp.25 (landforms) and p. 29 (waterforms) for (8H-Thursday) (8M-Friday) 2. Quiz in second class next week. 3. Tutorials available Tues. - Fri.
Posted: January 15, 2010
SKATING MONDAY! Get Attendance Report signed (8H Homeroom) 8H-8M Language Arts 1. Review "elements of a narrative" 2. Be able to identify mood in a selection (be familiar with the word lists) 8H-8M Social Studies 1. Complete the assignment p. 23 1-5 2. Review terminology 7H-7M Language Arts 1. Read the novel (should be past Chpt 10 by now!) 2. Study review sheet for quiz on prepositions, objects, and object pronouns. 7M Social Studies 1. Note on p. 22-30 (use p.30 "Thinking It Through" as an outline to follow.)
Posted: January 14, 2010
MEMO! Grade 8H-8M Skating - Monday, January 18th (skates and helmet) 8M Language Arts 1. Circle mood words in selection about Christmas tree 2. Review, and become familiar with words used to identify MOOD 8H Language Arts 1. Review, and become familiar with word lists for identifying MOOD 8H-8M Social Studies 1. complete assignments to p. 23 q. 1-5 (to the best of your ability!) 7H-7M Language Arts 1. Complete the review exercises for prepositions, (objects of prepositions, pronouns used as objects of prepositions, and the use of among/between) 2. Prepare to complete a quiz tomorrow (on the above) 3. Reading in assigned novel 7M Social Studies 1. Read "Economies in History" p.22-30 2. Class assignment was to prepare a note on the material p.24-30 ( refer to the outline on p.30 "Thinking It Through")
Posted: January 13, 2010
8H Language Arts 1. Read over the lists of MOOD words 2. Read the Christmas tree selection and circle words and phrases that help to create mood (adverbs and adjectives?) 8M Language Arts 1. Identify unfamiliar vocabulary from the reading (yesterday's homework) 8H-8M Social Studies 1. P. 22 q. 1,2,3,4 7H-7M Language Arts 1. Reading for the novel unit (must have Chpt 1 completed)