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April 21-25


Luchik

Day Social Studies Language Arts
Monday Students will be meeting with Ms. Sikes to discuss 8th grade electives and registration. •MUG Shot Sentence
•Silent reading
•Research skills practice

Homework: Read for 15-20 minutes nightly from student-selected reading novel. Students may complete an extra credit book project from the 7-3 choice list by May 23, 2014.
Tuesday Students will choose a topic and collect research for the Antebellum Museum Project in the computer lab. Final projects are due on April 28, 2014. (Students should also be thinking about the final presentation and start collecting needed materials to create the project in school this week.)
Homework: Work on project and collect any needed materials.
•MUG Shot Sentence
•Silent reading
•Continue ABC Research #2- final product due tomorrow.

Homework: Read for 15-20 minutes nightly from student-selected reading novel. Students may complete an extra credit book project from the 7-3 choice list by May 23, 2014. Finish final draft of ABC Research #2 which is due tomorrow.
Wednesday Students will choose a topic and collect research for the Antebellum Museum Project in the computer lab. Final projects are due on April 28, 2014. (Students should also be thinking about the final presentation and start collecting needed materials to create the project in school this week.)
Homework: Work on project and collect any needed materials. STUDENTS WHO HAVE MISSING ASSIGNMENTS IN SS WERE GIVEN A PACKET OF ALL MISSING ASSIGNMENTS TODAY AND THEY MUST BE COMPLETED AND RETURNED BY MONDAY TO RECEIVE ANY CREDIT.
•MUG Shot Sentence
•ABC Research #2 is due today.
•Silent reading
•Begin reading, "The Monsters are Due on Maple Street"

Homework: Read for 15-20 minutes nightly from student-selected reading novel. Students may complete an extra credit book project from the 7-3 choice list by May 23, 2014.
Thursday Students will choose a topic and collect research for the Antebellum Museum Project in the computer lab. Final projects are due on April 28, 2014. (Students should also be thinking about the final presentation and start collecting needed materials to create the project in school this week.)
Homework: Work on project and collect any needed materials.
•Library
•MUG Shot Sentence
•Silent reading

Homework: Read for 15-20 minutes nightly from student-selected reading novel. Students may complete an extra credit book project from the 7-3 choice list by May 23, 2014.
Friday Students will choose a topic and collect research for the Antebellum Museum Project in the computer lab. Final projects are due on April 28, 2014. (Students should also be thinking about the final presentation and start collecting needed materials to create the project in school this week.)
Homework: Finish project and presentation- due on Monday.
•MUG Shot Sentence
•Silent reading
•Finish reading, "The Monsters are Due on Maple Street"
•Watch video, "The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street"
•Complete comprehension questions-p. 426 #'s 1, 5, 6, 7, 9

Homework: Read for 15-20 minutes nightly from student-selected reading novel. Students may complete an extra credit book project from the 7-3 choice list by May 23, 2014.
Download file "7-3 project list.pdf"Download file " writing with sources.pptx"Download file "ABC Research Directions.pdf"Download file "ABC Research Outline.pdf"Download file "Directions and Topic List.docx"Download file "Museum Rubric.docx"

Shoemaker

Day Science Language Arts
Monday Warm up statement
Students will review material from last week regarding the major parts of the Electromagnetic Spectrum.
Small groups will be formed for students to closely examine one of the seven major parts.
During their one-minute presentations, groups will share the wavelength range and two interesting facts.
Cool down questions
HW = none
Journal Entry - free choice
Spelling corrections due this morning
SSR for 15 minutes
Students will continue research on their Antebellum topics.
Using laptop computers, students are to visit relevant websites to further investigate their topic questions.
HW = spelling week 20 due Wednesday
Tuesday Warm up statement
In class, we will be reading pages 227-230 in our science textbooks via student volunteer.
At the conclusion of our reading, students are responsible for answering all five assessment questions from the end of the section.
If time remains, student responses will be shared with the entire class.
Cool down questions
HW = none
1st Period - Library (book return & check out)

2nd Period - Students come back to class and receive their folder to help keep the papers for the unit organized.
The rubric is passed out and the expectations are given for each area.
Source credibility worksheets are given in order for students to determine the quality of their sources online.
HW = spelling week 20 due tomorrow
Wednesday Warm up statement
Students will be shown diagrams that help to explain the various aspects of a wave: crest, trough, wavelength, amplitude, frequency, etc…
In their science notebooks, students will copy the wave diagram and label all of its parts.
Cool down questions
HW = Wave worksheet due Friday
Students are given 10 minutes to review their spelling words.
The 10-word test is given orally by the teacher.
After the spelling test, students will receive their laptop for the day.
We will look over the research paper schedule to set goals for the week.
Students must create a claim statement in class that will be supported throughout their research paper.
Three paper resources must be printed out by the end of the period.
HW = none
Thursday Warm up statement
Cool down questions
Students will be reading the first half of section two in the chapter on light.
The major terms to understand by the end of the class period are reflection and refraction.
Students will join in small groups to create a Venn Diagram for the the types of light phenomena.
HW = Wave worksheet due Friday
Journal Entry = progress on research paper so far
SSR for 15 minutes
Students will be shown several examples of outlines from various topics.
Templates will be provided for students to properly organize the information which will go into their outlines.
HW = Outline due tomorrow
Friday Warm up statement
Students will be watching a video in class today about sound & light waves.
Notes will be taken during the video and shared towards the end of the period.
Cool down questions
HW = none
Journal Entry = free choice
SSR for 15 minutes
Each and every student present in class today will conference with the teacher for two minutes in order to analyze the completed outline and talk about the plan to finish the paper on schedule.
After the conference, students can begin their rough draft.
HW = none

Tess

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