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April 7 - 11

Luchik

Day Social Studies Language Arts
Monday -Gold Rush
- Students will read a primary source document written by a woman who experienced the California Gold Rush.
(Gold Rush - wksht)
•MUG Shot Sentence
•Turn in final draft of poetry collection
•Silent reading
•Figurative Language packet
Homework: Finish packet, if needed. Read for 15-20 nightly from student-selected reading novel. Students may complete an extra credit book project from the 7-3 choice list.
Tuesday - Frederick Douglass
- Students will watch a brief video about the life of Frederick Douglass and answer questions from his famous speech titled, "What to the slave is the 4th of July?"
•MUG Shot Sentence
•Silent reading
•In-text citations and ABC Research
Homework: Read for 15-20 nightly from student-selected reading novel. Students may complete an extra credit book project from the 7-3 choice list.
Wednesday Lincoln-Douglas Debates
- Students will read about the Lincoln-Douglas debates and complete a graphic organizer in groups, in order to understand how they were a microcosm of the issues which led to the Civil War.
•MUG Shot Sentence
•Silent reading
•Continue ABC Research
Homework: Read for 15-20 nightly from student-selected reading novel. Students may complete an extra credit book project from the 7-3 choice list.
Thursday -Students will read a journal of a runaway slave and an excerpt from The Fugitive Slave Act and complete a worksheet •Library lesson/check out
•MUG Shot Sentence
•Silent reading
•ABC Research
Homework: Read for 15-20 nightly from student-selected reading novel. Students may complete an extra credit book project from the 7-3 choice list.
Friday Students will begin research on a topic for the Antebellum Museum Project •MUG Shot Sentence
•Silent reading
•Prepare final draft of ABC Research
Homework: Read for 15-20 nightly from student-selected reading novel. Students may complete an extra credit book project from the 7-3 choice list.
Download file "7-3 project list.pdf"Download file "GoldRush(wksht).pdf"Download file "Californiagoldrush.docx"Download file "Frederick-Douglass-Primary-Sources-WS.pdf"Download file "MuseumProject.pdf"Download file "ABC Research Directions.pdf"Download file "ABC Research Outline.pdf"

Shoemaker

Day Science Language Arts
Monday Warm up statement
Students will form their small groups from last week and choose their best two buildings for today's first round of competition.
The teacher will test both structures for each group using a series of 2,3, and 4 rubber bands on the shaker table.
Those structures that survive each level will move on in the competition.
Cool down questions
HW = none
Journal Entry = free choice
Spelling / SSR for 15 minutes
Students learn about several ways in which poets use figurative language to express themselves.
We will focus on learning the difference between a metaphor and a simile.
For the remainder of the period, students will read poems from various authors based upon their interest level.
HW = spelling sentences due Wednesday
Tuesday Warm up statement
Structures that survived the first round of testing yesterday will move on to round two today.
We will be adding strength to the shaker table by placing more and more rubber bands on the sides to increase the seismic force.
Groups can earn bonus points in two ways: survive the longest without toppling over OR by having the most creative design.
Cool down questions
HW = none
1st Period = Library
Students will be introduced to our final project for poetry.
Everyone is expected to choose two poems or a poem and a song.
Students are required to compare and contrast each poem or song they choose.
After reading each several times, students will complete a template for each and write a summary paragraph OR create a Venn Diagram.
HW = spelling test tomorrow!!
Wednesday Warm up statement
Classes will begin our new unit today on LIGHT!!!
We will complete a K-W-L chart for our new topic and the teacher will address any misconceptions about light or other physics topics.
The class will preview major topics covered during this unit and have input in selecting a few extra topics to learn about over the next 6-7 weeks.
Cool down questions
HW = none
Students are given 10 minutes to review their words in small groups or individually.
The ten-word spelling test will be give orally by the teacher.
After the test, students will be given a brief period of time to begin next week's sentences.
For the remainder of the periods, students will continue to compare & contrast their poems/song.
The final poetry template is due Thursday at the beginning of class!!
Thursday Warm up statement
Students will be reading their first textbook section on light today in class.
We will take a close look at diagrams throughout the section to help us better understand the basic principles of light.
At the end of the textbook section, various assessment questions will be answered by students in small groups.
Cool down questions
HW = light assessment questions due tomorrow!!
Journal Entry = free choice
SSR or spelling for 15 minutes
As a class, we will review the major types of poetry and look at examples of each type.
After we create a list of characteristics that are similar and different for each type, students will be given the opportunity to write their own poetry.
Students will brainstorm topics today and begin writing their own towards the end of the hour.
HW = none
Friday Warm up statement
Students will be viewing their first light video today in class.
They will take notes over the content in the video and those thoughts will be shared with the entire class at the end of the period.
Cool down questions
HW = none
Journal Entry = free choice
SSR (poetry books) for 15 minutes
Students will be given roughly 30 minutes to continue creating their own poetry.
A minimum of three samples will be submitted by students in the form of a packet.
Students will be given the opportunity, on a volunteer basis, to share their poems orally to the class.
HW - none

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Day CMP Math I Math Language Arts
Monday Connecting Tables Graphs and Equations 2.4

Core 16, 18–28
Functions and Equations

Pg 231 (2 – 4, 7 – 9)
Pg 232 (13 – 17)
Pg 232 (22 – 33)
Warmup - lesson 11
Poetry book-quest - students will explore poems in the textbook and as a group analyze and interpret those poems
Homework - chapter 9, ws 4
Tuesday Solving Equations Using Tables and Graphs 3.1

Core 2-4;28,30
Functions and Equations

Pg 231 (2 – 4, 7 – 9)
Pg 232 (13 – 17)
Pg 232 (22 – 33)
Warmup - lesson 12
Poetry vocabulary book - students will create mini dictionaries of poetry literary devices and keep these dictionaries to help them as they finish the unit
Homework - chapter 9, ws 5
Wednesday Exploring Equality 3.2

Core 2-4;28,30
Functions and Equations

Pg 231 (2 – 4, 7 – 9)
Pg 232 (13 – 17)
Pg 232 (22 – 33)
Poetry assessment
Thursday Exam

Core 2-4;28,30
Functions and Equations

Test
Poetry coffee house preparation
Library Day
Friday Preparing for a Bicycle Tour 1.1

ACE pg 23 (16, 17)
Direct Variation, Slope and Tangent

Pg 363 (1 – 8)
Pg 365 (13 – 17)
Coffee House!

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