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Posted: March 25, 2011

Attendance forms (8H)- to be signed/ returned   ACCELERATED Reader reports were sent home to be signed and returned.   7H-7M and 8H-8M Language Arts 1. Speeches to be written at home.    -Conferencing with teacher during reading time     or at noon on Mon-Tues-Fri.    -Speeches are to be 3-4 minutes in length    -Persuasive in nature     -Final copy due April 15th 2. Response to Romeo/Juliet play will be collected Wednesday     (draft,revisions attached to final copy -present on unlined white paper) 3. (8H-7/8M) "Tell the World" p. 22-24 read in class                     and assignment should have been completed.   8H-8M Social Studies 1. (8H) draft of essay due Tuesday (outline discussed in class,            and refer to the sheets given for notebook) 2. (8M)Complete the Q. 1,2,4 (a)(b) for next class            

Posted: March 24, 2011

Attendance forms to be signed and returned (8H)   7H-7M and 8H-8M Language Arts 1. Students are preparing a formal speech     Final copy due April 15th     Presentation dates -week of April 18th 2. Tutorials: Monday-Tuesday-Friday 3. (7/8M) and (7H) Get Accelerated Reader report signed.   8H-8M Social Studies 1. p.32(8H) Q. 1,2,4(a)(b)            (8M) Q 1,2,5(a)   7M Social Studies 1. Essay draft for "Thinking It Through" p.57     (Habitat for Humanity) due Monday        

Posted: March 22, 2011

Attendance report to be signed and returned (8H) (only students who have missed 5 or more days have received  this form to be signed)   Language Arts 7H-7M, 8H-8M 1. Oratory unit has begun     - speech topics are being investigated       in Computer Lab (Wed)during language arts class     -have your speech topic (ideas?) ready     -Use lab time to locate sources which will support your argument                       NOTE: Speech-formal, final copy due April 15th Speech presentations-April 18th-21st        

Posted: March 18, 2011

8H-8M and 7H-7M Language Arts 1. Speech topics 2. Limerick     Both for Monday   8H-8M Social Studies 1. (8M) Unit test postponed to Tuesday     Monday for  review in class     (8H) p.32 Q.2 and 4(a)(b)   7M Social Studies 1. Assigned work not completed in last class (see notebook)      

Posted: March 17, 2011

BOOK ORDERS due tomorrow!   8H-8M, 7H-7M Language Arts 1. Response to the play presentation "Romeo and Juliet"     draft due tomorrow (in writing notebook) 2. Limerick due for Monday 3. Speech topic? Oratory Unit begins Monday!   8H-8M Social Studies 1. (8H) text p. 30-31 Read, complete Q.1 (a)(b)      Create a chart for your activities (see bottom of p. 31) 2. (8M) Unit Test Monday -Review work to be checked in class Friday                                            (time zones)      7M Social Studies 1. Complete the work assigned in class (sheet)

Posted: March 16, 2011

  WEAR GREEN Thursday! Happy St. Patrick's Day!   REMEMBER: Gr. 8 SKATING Thursday   8H-8M Language Arts and 7H-7M Language Arts 1. Response to the play"Romeo and Juliet" (draft)     due Friday 2. Limerick (draft or drafts) due Monday 3. Have you narrowed down your speech topic?   8H-8M Social Studies 1. (8H) Unit Test tomorrow! 2. (8M) Unit Test Monday 21st   7M Social Studies 1. Complete the assignment from class today     (see notebook)

Posted: March 15, 2011

BOOK ORDERS due Friday!   8H-8M Language Arts 1. Speech topics? 2. Write a limerick for Friday (see outline in writing notebook)     (Irish theme)   8H-8M Social Studies 1. (8H) Unit Test Thursday 17th     -have time zone review exercise completed for Wed. 2. (8M) Unit Test Monday 21st      -Exerciseon codes #1-10     -have time zone exercise done?   7H -7M Language Arts 1. Speech topics must be selected by Wed.   7M Social Studies 1. Presentations on Wednesday-don't forget!    

Posted: March 14, 2011

Refer to the entry for last day -TNB -$2.00 --Speech topic -study for social studies tests 8H-8M

Posted: March 4, 2011

March Break!   TNB "Romeo and Juliet" March 15th @ JMH -cost $2.00 Grade 7-8   8H-8M-7H-7M Language Arts 1. Speech topic to be chosen for March 14th     -a persuasive topic     -must be a topic for which the student has a sincere opinion     -topic must be one that impacts the student personally (discuss topic with teacher)     -the speech must contain at least two quotes/references to other reliable sources      on the topic (researched)    -dates for presentations will be set after the March Break    -ALL speeches will be heard before April 15th   8H-8M Social Studies 1. Review p. 19-29 for Unit Test to be given (8H) March 17th (received review sheets)                                                                       (8M) March 21st   

Posted: March 1, 2011

MEMO:  *Pledge money due now                *Baby pictures Gr.8??   NO CAFETERIA on Thursday, March 4th (Winter Wellness Day)                                      Bring a lunch if you don't bring $2 for pizza   8H-8M-7M Language Arts 1. Study spelling rules for a test this week 2. Writing choose - two sentences to be improved with details (imagery)   8H-8M Social Studies 1. (8M) review six-digit codes 2. (8H) Complete p.29 Q. 2,3,4,5,6. (Already answered together in class)   7H Language Arts 1. Spelling ex. -if not finished in class, complete tonight!     (prefix-suffix: spelling rules)   7M Social Studies 1. Presentations Thursday! 2. Questions on poverty completed.