February 8 - February 12

Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday Quiz over reflection,
dilations, and rotations

Assign: None
Subtracting and
multiplying polynomials

Assign: Pg 230 #25-26
Tuesday Translations

Assign: Pg 59 #19
Graphing Quadratics

Assign: Pg 233 #3
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

Science

Download file "acid_basejournal.pptx"
Download file "studentacid_basejournal.pptx"
Day Science
Monday Intro to Acids: KWL

Homework:
Quarter Project due Feb 26
Tuesday Pre-Lab for Acid/Base Lab

Homework:
Quarter Project due Feb 26
Wednesday Lab Day: Acid and Bases

Homework:
Quarter Project due Feb 26
Thursday Lab Day: Acid and Bases

Homework:
Quarter Project due Feb 26
Friday Work Day: Complete Questions and Data Analysis for Acid/Base lab

Homework:
Acid/Base Lab
Quarter Project due Feb 26

February 1 - February 5

Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday Dilation Logo Activity

No assign
Unit 4 Review

Assign: Study for test
Tuesday Dilation Logo Activity

Assign: Work on logo activity (due Friday)
Unit 4 test
Wednesday Series of dilations and reflections

Assign: Pg 48 #19 and 20
Work on logo activity (due Friday)
Finish Unit 4 test

Assign; Complete any 10 equations
on the Four 4's puzzle
Thursday
Assign: Work on logo activity (due Friday)
Friday

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday Finish final project for "Four Perfect Pebbles"
Due at the end of the period.
Tuesday Begin Research Paper.
Review how to do MLA citation.
Look at examples of research papers.
Wednesday Begin writing research paper in class.
Thursday Continue with research paper.
Friday Continue with research paper.
Book reports due 2/11/16

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday Work on WWII Projects (due beginning of class Friday, 1/5)

No Homework
Tuesday Work on WWII Projects (due beginning of class Friday, 1/5)

No Homework
Wednesday Work on WWII Projects (due beginning of class Friday, 1/5)

No Homework
Thursday Work on WWII Projects (due beginning of class Friday, 1/5)

No Homework
Friday Project Presentations (for extra credit)

No Homework

Science

Day Science
Monday Work Day on Radiation Lab: Graph Data and Answer corresponding Questions

Homework:
Quarter Project due Feb 26
Tuesday Work Day on Radiation Lab: Graph Data and Answer corresponding Questions
DUE at the end of class

Homework:
Quarter Project due Feb 26
Wednesday Final Heat Transfer Quiz over Lab
Hydrogen Production- Intro To Chem

Homework:
Quarter Project due Feb 26
Thursday What is an element? Students will look up characteristics of an element of their choice.

Homework:
Quarter Project due Feb 26
Friday Science Reading #2 Done in Class
***Extra Credit Opportunity

Homework:
Quarter Project due Feb 26

January 25 - January 29

Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday Dilation Activity

Assign: Finish activity
Working with Exponential
Functions

Assign: Pg 206 #7-10
Tuesday 5th period only

NOVA Video

No assignment
Tallest Monuments Puzzle

Assign: Finish puzzle
Wednesday Review Dilations

Assign: Pg 41 #20 a-g
Working with Exponential
Functions
Pennies vs 1 Million Dollars

Assign:
Thursday 7th and 8th period only No class due to different
schedule to meet with
high school counselors
Friday Reflections (day 1)


Assign: Read pg. 45
Complete pg. 46 #10-11
Unit 4 review

Assign: Complete #1-25 odd
of review

Unit 4 Test on TUESDAY

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday Chapter 8 - "Four Perfect Pebbles"
Spelling Test #211 on Friday.
Tuesday Finish "Four Perfect Pebbles"
Final questions due at the end of the class.
Wednesday Library Time.
Begin group cumulative project for Four Perfect Pebbles
Thursday Finish Four Perfect Pebbles project
Friday Spelling Test - #211
Sustained Silent Reading Time.
Bool Report due February 11th.

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday WWII Project - Research

No Homework
Tuesday WWII Project - Research (only periods 5 & 6)

No Homework
Wednesday WWII Project - Research

No Homework
Thursday WWII Project - Research (only periods 7 & 8)

No Homework
Friday WWII Project - Research

No Homework

Science

Day Science
Monday "Why is it colder in the Winter?"
Students will investigate the tilt of the Earth and how the Sun disperses energy.

Homework: Quarter Project due Feb 26
Tuesday Convection and Conduction Demos (5th and 6th hour only)

Homework: Quarter Project due Feb 26
Wednesday Radiation Pre-Lab

Homework: Quarter Project due Feb 26
Thursday Convection and Conduction Demos (7th and 8th hour only)

Homework: Quarter Project due Feb 26
Friday Students will begin radiation lab (will take whole period)

January 18 - January 22

Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday No School No School
Tuesday Linear Algebra
Assessment

No Assignment
Lesson 4.4
Writing Exponential Functions

Assign: Pg 199 #6 and #9
Wednesday Intro. Transformations
and Symmetry Unit

Assign:
Lesson 4.4 (Day 2)
Solving Exponential Functions

Assign:
Thursday Career Day

No Assignment
Career Day

No Assignment
Friday Dilations (Day 1)

Assign: Pg 41
#10, 11, 13, 16, and 17
Lesson 4.5
Comparing Exponential Functions

Assign: Pg 205 #4

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday No school
Tuesday Four Perfect Pebbles - Chapter 4
Wednesday Four Perfect Pebbles - Chapter 5
Questions for chapter due Friday.
Thursday Career Day
Friday Four Perfect Pebbles - Chapter 6

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday No School - MLK Jr. Day
Tuesday Japanese Internment Questions and Discussion

No Homework
Wednesday Story of US Video

No Homework
Thursday Career Day - No Regular Classes
Friday Atomic Bomb Comics

HW - Design Comic Cover

Extra Credit Opportunities:
Watch the President's Weekly Address at the link below and complete the attached worksheet.
https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/weekly-address
Download file "Speech Analysis Sheet.pdf"
Read any news article from any source (print, online, etc.) and complete the attached worksheet.
Download file "Current Events Worksheet.pdf"

Science

Day Science
Monday MLK No School
Tuesday Begin Weather: Heat Video and Questions
Wednesday Finish Weather: Heat Video and Questions
Review Heat Transfer terms

Homework: Quarter Project due Feb 26
Thursday Career Day and High School Visit Day
No Class
Friday Encouraging Tomorrow's Chemists from U of I

Homework: Quarter Project due Feb 26

January 11 - January 15

Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday
Tuesday Practice graphing lines
from slope-intercept equations

Assign: None
Practice graphing
exponential functions

Assign: Finish worksheet
Wednesday Note on calculating slope
from two points

Assign: Complete worksheet
4.3 Transforming Exponential
Functions

Assign: Pg 192 #1-9
Thursday TenMarks Online
Activity

No assignment
4.3 Transforming Exponential
Functions (Day 2)

Assign: None
Friday Institute
No School
Institute
No School

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday Video - "30 Days" - "Immigration" - Questions due Tuesday
Tuesday Read Chapter 3 of "Four Perfect Pebbles"
Final Draft of Object writing assignment due today.
Wednesday Questions/Review of Chapter 3 of "Four Perfect Pebbles"
Library Visit
Thursday Spelling Test - List 210
Chapter 4 - "Four Perfect Pebbles"
Friday No School - Institute Day

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday WWII Kids Discover Magazine Reading and Questions

No Homework
Tuesday Propaganda Analysis Activity, Propaganda Cartoon Clips, Dr. Seuss Goes to War Cartoons

HW - Finish Dr. Seuss cartoon if not completed in class
Wednesday Create Propaganda Poster

HW - Finish poster if not completed in class
Thursday Japanese Internment Document Analysis/Photo Activity

No Homework
Friday WINTER INSERVICE - No school for students

Science

Day Science
Monday Analyze Boiling Point Lab Data
Graph and Reflection Questions

Quarter Project Prelim Due Date: 2/26/16
Quarter Project Final Due Date: 3/10/16
Tuesday Finish Boiling Point Lab Data and Conclusions
Begin Defining and Providing examples for: Convection, Conduction, and Radiation using laptops

Use this link to review Heat Transfer Terms: http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/asset/lsps07_int_heattransfer/


Use this link to take a pre-quiz and test your knowledge of heat transfer terms:
http://www.cstephenmurray.com/onlinequizes/physics/thermodynamics/typesoftransfer.htm

Homework:
BP Lab Packet due Tomorrow
Quarter Project Prelim Due Date: 2/26/16
Quarter Project Final Due Date: 3/10/16
Wednesday Define, Illustrate and Provide Examples of Heat Transfer
Heat Transfer Pop Quiz

Homework:
Quarter Project Prelim Due Date: 2/26/16
Quarter Project Final Due Date: 3/10/16
Thursday Go Over Quiz and Heat Transfer Terms
Enrichment Project Guidelines
Extra time in class will be devoted to Science Reading #1 due 1/19

Articles can be found at scienceworld.scholastic.com
Password is: incredible100

Homework:
Science Reading #1 due 1/19
Quarter Project Prelim Due date: 2/26/16
Friday No School for Students!!!

January 4 - January 8

Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday Slope-intercept
Day 1

Assign: None
Lesson 4.0-Exponent Properties

Assign: Pg. 178 #22-24
Tuesday Slope-intercept
Day 2

Assign: None
Lesson 4.1-Rational Exponents

Assign: None
Wednesday Graphing Slope-Intercept
from a table

Assign: None
Lesson 4.1-Rational Exponents
Day 2

Assign: Read 4.2
Write any questions you have
Be ready for discussion
Thursday Graphing Slope-Intercept
from a table (Day 2)

Assign: Worksheet 125
Just draw the line
Lesson 4.2

Assign:
Friday TenMarks Online
Assessment

Assign: None

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday Review new classroom rules.
Introduce writing assignment - Inanimate Object - Rough Draft due Wednesday
Tuesday Introduction to the Holocaust
Wednesday Begin "Four Perfect Pebbles."
Read chapter 1.
Rough draft of writing assignment due.
Thursday Review chapter 1 and go on to chapter 2.
Questions for chapters 1 and 2 due.
Friday Spelling Quiz.

Reading/Work time.

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday Hyperinflation Activity, Rise of Dictators Reading and Questions

HW - Finish Rise of Dictators Reading and Qs if not completed in class
Tuesday 1936 Olympics Article, Political Cartoon, and Video Clips

HW - Finish political cartoon if not completed in class
Wednesday "From Versailles to War" Reading and graphic organizer, Hitler's Conquest Map Activity

No Homework
Thursday Pearl Harbor Speech, Pearl Harbor Video Clip

HW - Pearl Harbor Newspaper Article
Friday

Science

Download file "Eggonaut.pptx"
Download file "eggonaut2.docx"
Download file "student Boiling Point Lab.pptx"

Day Science
Monday Review Rules of Room
Introduce Quarter Project

No homework
Tuesday Boiling Point Lab Introduction
Pre-Lab work done in class

No homework
Wednesday Begin Part 1 of Boiling Point Lab

No homework
Thursday Finish Part 2 of Boiling Point Lab and questions

Lab due tomorrow
Friday Encouraging Tomorrow's Chemists from U of I

Labs will be conducted by the PhD students and our classes

December 15 - December 18

Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday Practice graphing
and plotting points

No assignment
Unit 3 test
Tuesday In class holiday activity

No assignment
End of year check-in
time

No assignment
Wednesday Team Activity

No assignment
Team Activity

No assignment
Thursday Team Activity

No assignment
Team Activity

No assignment
Friday No School No School

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday Story of US video

No Homework
Tuesday Finish Story of US video, New Deal Questions

No Homework
Wednesday Team Activities - No regular classes
Thursday 20s/Great Depression Quiz (OPEN NOTE)

No Homework
Friday NO SCHOOL - TEACHER RECORD DAY

Science

Day Science
Monday ETC from U of I here for states of matter demos.

No homework
Tuesday Weather Vocabulary Review
If time, begin natural disaster video.

No homework
Wednesday Team Activity Part 1
Thursday Team Activity Part 2
Friday No school for students-- Institute Day

December 7 - December 11

Science Quarter Projects due Friday for final testing.


Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday DEA Testing

No Assignment
DEA Testing

No Assignment
Tuesday DEA Testing

No Assignment
DEA Testing

No Assignment
Wednesday Graphing Functions Graphing Systems of
Linear Inequalities

Assign: Do #1-6 in Unit 3 review
Thursday Unit 3 Review

Assign: Finish Unit 3 Review
Friday Unit 3 Review

Assign: Study for Unit 3 test

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday Spelling Pre-Test.
Finish "Of Mice and Men" Essays
Tuesday Read "The Monkey's Paw" page 185 in literature book.
Discuss the use of Suspense and how the author builds towards it.
Wednesday Discussion questions for "The Monkey's paw" page 198 - #'s 2,4,5,6.
Short essay - "What would you do if you had three wishes?"
Thursday Scope magazine exercise - EBA written response
Friday Spelling Test.
Sustained Silent Reading time.

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday Finish 20s Writing Assignment, Great Depression Kids Discover Magazine Questions

HW - Finish Magazine Questions if not completed in class.
Tuesday Great Depression Begins Notes, Unemployment Activity

No Homework
Wednesday Urbana Money Activity

No Homework
Thursday Great Depression Graphs

HW - Finish graphs if not completed in class
Friday Dust Bowl Primary Source Activity, Farm Tenancy Map

No Homework

Download file "KD Great Depression Magazine.pdf"


Science

Download file "Air Pressure Demos.pptx"
Download file "g-pa weather.pdf"
Download file "grandpa weather lesson.pdf"
Download file "winter gpa empty chart.pdf"
Day Science
Monday Air Pressure Demo Day: Students and myself will conduct demos to understand air pressure.

Homework:
Due FRIDAY: Quarter Project
Tuesday Science Reading 3/3 done in class.

Homework:
Due FRIDAY: Quarter Project
Wednesday Research Temperature trends in Urbana
Graph and Analyze Data

http://www.isws.illinois.edu/data/climatedb/choose.asp?stn=118740

Homework:
Due FRIDAY: Quarter Project
Thursday Research Temperature trends in Urbana
Graph and Analyze Data

Homework:
Due FRIDAY: Quarter Project
Due Monday: Finish Graphing Urbana Weather
Friday QUARTER PROJECT FINAL TESTING DAY
BRING IN MOUSETRAP CAR

Homework for the weekend:
Due Monday: Finish Graphing Urbana Weather

November 30 - December 4

Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday Review Functions

Assign: Study for
tomorrow's quiz
Lesson 3.4

Begin "Printing Books"
Group project

No assignment
Tuesday Functions Quiz

No assignment
Work on group project

No assignment
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday "30 Days" video - "Binge Drinking Mom"
Tuesday DEA Testing
Wednesday DEA Testing
Thursday Visit to library
Review "Of Mice and Men"
Friday Finish review "Of Mice and Men"
Review Essay Format

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday Prohibition DBQ - Write Essay

Homework - Finish writing essay if not completed in class (due 12/1)
Tuesday Sacco and Vanzetti Primary Source Activity

No Homework
Wednesday Harlem Renaissance Reading and Questions

No Homework
Thursday 1920s Person Project

No Homework
Friday 1920s Person Project

No Homework

Science

Day Science
Monday Finish Insect Notes
Begin working on Insect Design Project (due Friday)

Homework:
Due Friday 12/4: Insect Design and Report
Due Thurs 12/10: Final Mousetrap Car Testing
Tuesday Work day on Insect Design Project.... design and essay should be complete.

Homework:
Due Friday 12/4: Insect Design and Report
Due Thurs 12/10: Final Mousetrap Car Testing
Wednesday https://docs.google.com/document/d/1P-HpUnIOUfFfFfNQILavI4iPx7L6tEJx_vWrTnEXfpU/edit

Intro to Weather Activities

Homework:
Due Friday 12/4: Insect Design and Report
CHANGE Due Friday 12/11: Final Mousetrap Car Testing
Thursday Begin Weather Vocabulary..... define words on their own using a glossary as a guide.

Homework:
Due TOMORROW 12/4: Insect Design and Report
Due Friday 12/11: Final Mousetrap Car Testing
Friday Continue weather vocabulary. If definitions are completed, students will practice the vocab using quizlet.

5th HOUR USE THIS LINK: https://quizlet.com/join/mtwWycDRc

6th HOUR USE THIS LINK: https://quizlet.com/join/fDvGxRy25

7th HOUR USE THIS LINK: https://quizlet.com/join/SGgzfx3Hr

8th HOUR USE THIS LINK: https://quizlet.com/join/QB6cMgmAq

Homework:
Due Friday 12/11: Final Mousetrap Car Testing

November 23 - November 27

Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday Introduction to Functions

No Assignment
Writing Systems of Equations

Assign: Pg 154 #34-36
Tuesday Practice Identifying Functions

No Assignment
Writing Systems of Equations (Day 2)

No Assignment
Wednesday NO SCHOOL - THANKSGIVING BREAK NO SCHOOL - THANKSGIVING BREAK
Thursday NO SCHOOL - THANKSGIVING BREAK NO SCHOOL - THANKSGIVING BREAK
Friday NO SCHOOL - THANKSGIVING BREAK NO SCHOOL - THANKSGIVING BREAK

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday "Of Mice and Men" - Chapter 4 - Discussion of Symbolism used in chapter 4.
Tuesday Finish "Of Mice and Men"

Book Report due December 17th.
Wednesday NO SCHOOL - THANKSGIVING BREAK
Thursday NO SCHOOL - THANKSGIVING BREAK
Friday NO SCHOOL - THANKSGIVING BREAK

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday Prohibition DBQ - Outline

Finish outline if not completed in class
Tuesday Prohibition DBQ - Write Essay

No Homework
Wednesday NO SCHOOL - THANKSGIVING BREAK
Thursday NO SCHOOL - THANKSGIVING BREAK
Friday NO SCHOOL - THANKSGIVING BREAK

Science

Day Science
Monday Quarter Projects due!!! We will test them today.
Tuesday Insect Display Cases Activity

No Homework:
BUT Think about about making changes to your final mousetrap car.
Wednesday NO SCHOOL - THANKSGIVING BREAK
Thursday NO SCHOOL - THANKSGIVING BREAK
Friday NO SCHOOL - THANKSGIVING BREAK

November 16 - November 20

Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday Relations and how
to show a relation

No assignment
Solving Systems
Using Elimination

Assign: Pg 152 #2-3
Tuesday TenMarks
Online Assignment
(Needs to be completed in class)
TenMarks
Online Assignment
(Needs to be completed in class)
Wednesday Mapping Relations

Assign:
Solving Systems
Using Elimination (Day 2)
Thursday
Friday

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday Discuss - Review Chapter 2 "Of Mice and Men"
Begin reading Chapter 3
Tuesday Finish reading Chapter 3. Complete questions for chapter.
Book reports due Friday - 11-20
Wednesday Review chapter 3. Symbolism as used int he chapter.
Library visit.
Thursday Group Activity - Fatta' the Land poster - Students will draw and construct an image of George and Lennie's farm.
Book reports due Friday - 11-20
Friday Finish Fatta' the Land poster - Students will draw and construct an image of George and Lennie's farm.
Book reports due today.

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday 1920s/Great Depression Vocabulary, Roaring 20s Magazine Questions

No Homework
Tuesday Picturing Suffrage Activity, Suffrage BrainPop

No Homework
Wednesday "Goodbye Big Drinks" Article, Prohibition Introduction.

No Homework
Thursday Start Prohibition DBQ - Document Analysis

No Homework
Friday Prohibition DBQ - Document Analysis

HW - Finish Document Analysis if not completed in class

Science

Download file "Insect Notes.pptx"
Download file "designaninsect.pdf"
Day Science
Monday Begin the end of our ecology unit: Insects.

Introduce Insect Projects
Take Notes
Watch Video Clip on Insects and their adaptations

Homework: Due week from today- Quarter Project prelim date!
Tuesday Understand basic anatomy of insects' heads by taking notes.
Finish video to see different adaptations of insects.

Homework:
Due Nov 23rd: Mousetrap Car.
Wednesday Understand basic anatomy of insects' thorax: wings and legs notes.
Activity demonstrating how wings are used.

Homework:
Due Nov 23rd: Mousetrap Car.
Thursday Research insects and their adaptations with MacBook cart.
Friday Kahoot Review of material we have covered this week!

Due on MONDAY: Quarter Projects

November 9 - November 13

Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday Go over quiz
Correction process

Assign: Finish corrections
Unit 2 test
Tuesday Intro Unit 3

Assign: None
Finish Unit 2 test

Assign: None
Wednesday Identify parts of a
coordinate grid
3.1 Solving Systems by
Graphing

Assign: Pg 138 #1-6
Thursday Ordered Pairs
Graphing Ordered Pairs
Solving Systems by
Substitution

Assign: Pg 146 #17, 18,
and 21
Friday Relations

No Assignment
Review Substitution

TenMarks online
practice

No Assignment

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday Vocab. Packet - word root -ject
Intro. Activity - "What makes a good friend?"
Tuesday Background on John Steinbeck and the Great Depression.
Chapter 1 - "Of Mice and Men"
Wednesday Chapter 2 - "Of Mice and Men"
Discuss and introduce themes of the novel
Thursday Discuss the characters introduced in chapter 2.
Group activity - Design a character map.
Friday Vocab. Quiz - Word root -ject.
Sustained Silent Reading time

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday DocsTeach Zimmerman Note Activity, Zimmerman Note Political Cartoon

HW - Finish Zimmerman Cartoon if not completed in class
Tuesday America in WWI Notes, Propaganda Activity

HW - Finish Propaganda Activity if not completed in class
Wednesday Veterans' Day Activity, Treaty of Versailles/14 Points Comparison

No Homework
Thursday Finish Versailles/14 Pts. Comparison, WWI Map Activity and Versailles Cartoon

No Homework
Friday Imperialism & WWI Test

No Homework

Download file "Zimmerman Note Cartoons.pages"

Download file "Cartoon Analysis Worksheet (Not Scaffolded).pages"

Science

Day Science
Monday Begin learning about Fossils

HW:
Cross word using notes due Tuesday
Quarter Projects due Nov 23

GENETIC DISORDER PROJECTS DUE TODAY
Tuesday Go over fossil crossword and review fossil notes.

In class assignment:
Write a story from the point of view of an animal going through the fossilization process (2-3 paragraphs)
Wednesday Word Splash with vocal words
Begin Biodiversity IQ

Homework:
Due Nov 23 is Mousetrap Car Quarter Project!
Thursday Finish Biodiversity IQ
Friday Second of Three Science Readings for this Quarter

Due by the end of class.
Work on Quarter Projects!

November 2 - November 6

TEAM INCREDIBLE IS NO LONGER TAKING LATE WORK. LATE WORK WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED IN THE EVENT OF AN EXCUSED ABSENCE.


Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday Solving equations with fractions

Assign: None
Lesson 2.7-Inequalities

Assign: Pg 118 #15-18
Tuesday Solving Equations Activity Lesson 2.7-Inequalities
Day 2

Assign: None
Wednesday Quiz over solving equations Unit 2 review

Assign: Complete review
Thursday Unit 2 review

Assign: Study for test
Friday Unit 2 test

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday Vocab. Packet for the word root -Port.
Finish "The Black Cat" questions.
Both are due on Tuesday.
Tuesday Read "The Landlady" in literature book. Pages 171 - 179.
Discuss the literary element - "Foreshadowing."
Wednesday Visit to the library.
Write a short, short, scary story.
Thursday Vocab. Quiz - Word Root -Port.
Questions for the story "The Landlady" - Due Friday.
Friday Video - "The Landlady"
Personal writing response - Recount the differences between the story and the film and tell me how they affect the story.

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday Great Powers Simulation

No Homework
Tuesday Long-Term Causes Reading, Beginning of WWI Notes

No Homework
Wednesday Vocab. Quiz #4, Trench Life Reading

No Homework
Thursday "Paths of Glory" Clip, Trench Journal

HW - Finish Trench Journal if not completed in class (due 11/6)
Friday "Ruissia: Land of the Tsars" Video and Questions

No Homework

Download file "Trench Journal.pdf"

WWI Note Powerpoint (if you miss any of the WWI Notes)

Download file "WWI.pdf"

Science

Download file "genetic disorder rubric.docx"
Day Science
Monday Modeling Natural Selection and Adaptations

Nov 23rd- Quarter Project Prelim Date
Tuesday Understanding mutations and their role in adaptation and diversity.
Begin genetic disorder research with a partner.

Nov 23rd- Quarter Project Prelim Date
Wednesday Science Reading due at the end of class.
Thursday Review Genetic Mutations
Go over Genetic Disorder Research Rubric
Research time in class!!

Genetic Disorder Project due Monday (rubric attached)
Nov 23rd- Quarter Project Prelim Date due
Friday How does all of this come together? What is biodiversity? Why are adaptations, mutations, natural selection important?
Go over biodiversity notes.
Review major topics through whiteboard review game.

Homework!!!
Due MONDAY: Genetic Research Project
Due NOV 23: Quarter Project

October 26 - October 30

TEAM INCREDIBLE IS NO LONGER TAKING LATE WORK. LATE WORK WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED IN THE EVENT OF AN EXCUSED ABSENCE.


Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday Multiplying Fractions
Notes

Assign: None
Lesson 2.4 Solving Equations

Assign: Finish pg 103 #11-19 odd
Tuesday Dividing Fractions
Notes

Assign: Fraction worksheet
Lesson 2.5 Infinite and No Solution
Equations

Assign: pg. 108 #1-12
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday 1:15 Dismissal
Team Activity

No assignment
1:15 Dismissal
Team Activity

No assigment

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday Film - "30 Days" - Minimum Wage
Tuesday Poe - "The Raven" - Analysis of the poem, its literary elements, its theme and symbolism.
Wednesday Poe - "Annabelle Lee" - Analysis of the poem, its literary elements, its theme and symbolism.
Thursday Students will write their own poem in the style of Poe using the literary elements we've discussed the past two days.
Friday 1/2 Day - Early dismissal - Team activities.

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday Spanish-American War Video & Questions

No Homework
Tuesday Spanish-American War Video & Questions

No Homework
Wednesday Vocab. Sentence Review, Finish Ch. 27 Notes

Homework - Study for Vocab. Quiz 11/3
Thursday Foreign Policy Posters

No Homework
Friday Early Dismissal Team Activities - No Regular Class

Extra Credit Opportunities:
Watch the President's Weekly Address at the link below and complete the attached worksheet.
https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/weekly-address
Download file "Speech Analysis Sheet.pdf"
Read any news article from any source (print, online, etc.) and complete the attached worksheet.
Download file "Current Events Worksheet.pdf"
Complete a cartoon analysis sheet for one of the cartoons below.
Download file "Imperialism Political Cartoons.pdf"
Download file "Cartoon Analysis Worksheet (Not Scaffolded).pdf"

Science

Day Science
Monday Career Cruising
Tuesday Survival of the Sneakiest Comic and Questions
No Homework
Nov 23 Qt Project Due
Wednesday Go over Adaptations WorkSheet
"Animal Misfits" Graphic Organizer
No Homework
Nov 23 Qt Project Due
Thursday Finish "Animal Misfits" Graphic Organizer
Begin Adaptation project we will finish Monday
No Homework
Nov 23 Qt Project Due
Friday Half Day: Team Activity

October 19 - October 23

TEAM INCREDIBLE IS NO LONGER TAKING LATE WORK. LATE WORK WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED IN THE EVENT OF AN EXCUSED ABSENCE.


Enrichment Forms Due Thursday


Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday Solving Multi-step
Equations

Assign: Finish the problems
given in class
Finish 2.2

Assign: Read pg. 78-82
Complete pg. 83 #1-6
and pg. 85 #17-22
Tuesday Order of operations BINGO

No assignment
2.3 A and B
Looking at equations and
graphs of linear functions
Wednesday Solving Equations Practice

No Assignment
2.3C Looking at tables for
linear functions

Pg 97 #5-10
Pg 98 #13-18
Thursday Equations Group Challenge

No assignment
Review 2.3

No assignment
Friday TenMarks
Online Activity

No assignment
Online Graphing
Activity

No assignment

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday Imperialism/WWI Vocabulary, Colonial Possession Map Activity, Imperialism Primary Sources

HW - Finish Leroy-Bellieu or Twain Primary source questions if not completed in class
Tuesday Imperialism Station Activity

No Homework
Wednesday Alaska and Hawaii Notes, Latin America Map Activity

HW - Finish map activity if not completed in class
Thursday Maine Primary Source Analysis and Writing Assignment

HW - Maine Writing Assignment
Friday Vocab. Practice Sentences, Spanish-American War Notes

HW - Spanish/American War Decision WS

Science

Download file "mousetrap car.ppt"
Day Science
Monday Go over documentary/article analysis of Mermaids
Tuesday Who is Charles Darwin? Why was his research with Galapagos Island's Finches important?
Activity to help understand the different beak adaptations.
Wednesday 2nd Quarter Project Introduction
Thursday Story of the Black and Peppered Moth

no homework
Friday Pop Quiz

no homework

October 12 - October 16

Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday No School No School
Tuesday Solving Equations
with Variables on
Both Sides

Assign: None
Finish Making Stuff
Faster video

Assign: None
Wednesday Solving Equations
Placemat Activity

Assign: None
Introduce Unit 2
Linear Functions

Assign: Read Lesson 2.1
Thursday Solving Multi-step
equations

Assign:
Finish Maze worksheet
Lesson 2.1
Slope-intercept form and its meaning
Transformations of linear functions

Assign: None
Friday Extra credit classwork

Assign: None
Lesson 2.2

Assign: Read pg 69-71
Do pg 72-73

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday Fall Holiday
Tuesday Begin movie "Little Man Tate"
Book Reports due - Thursday
Wednesday Finish movie "Little Man Tate"
Thursday Writing assignment - Compare the qualities of Fred from "Tate" and Charlie from "Flowers for Algernon" Due Friday
Book Reports Due
Friday In class writing prompt - Transition Exercise

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

Science

Download file "adaptation notes.pptx"
Download file "tuesday's lesson.pptx"

Download file "scienrichment.pptx"
Day Science
Monday No School
Tuesday Adaptations: Behavioral vs Structural
Begin Reptile Research on MacBooks
Wednesday Finish Reptile Research on MacBooks in Class
Thursday
Friday

October 5 - October 9

Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday Combining like terms
to simplify equations

Assign: Finish
pg 184 #6-14
Review of Unit 1

Assign: Study for Unit 1 test
Tuesday Write equations that
model given scenarios

Assign: Study for quiz
Unit 1 test

No assignment
Wednesday Quiz over 5.0 and 5.1

No assignment
Finish test

No assignment
Thursday
Friday

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday Begin reading "Flowers for Algernon." Discuss and explain Rorscasch Tests and conscious and subconscious minds.
Tuesday Finish Part 1 of "Flowers for Algernon." Discuss and explain subliminal messages.
Wednesday Questions for Part 1 of "Flowers." Page 61 in Lit. book. Numbers 2,5,7,8,9.
Go to the library.
Thursday Read Part 2 of "Flowers for Algernon."
Friday Questions for Part 2 of "Flowers." Page 74 in Lit. boo. Numbers 1,2,3,4,5,6,7. Page 75, number 1.
Silent reading time.

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday Immigration Photos, Finish Immigration Notes

HW - Immigration Cartoon Analysis
Tuesday
Wednesday iPads - Practice for State Test on Friday

No Homework
Thursday Draw an Immigrant Activity
Friday State Test

Science

Day Science
Monday Begin Adaptation Notes
Adaptation to Environmental Challenge Matching Game--- if not finished in class it is HW

HW: Qt Projects due Thursday!!
Tuesday Science Reading Summary using Science Journal Magazine done in class.

HW: Qt Projects due Thursday!!
Wednesday Lab Activity exploring the use of opposable thumbs.

HW: Qt Projects due Thursday!!!
Thursday TEST QUARTER PROJECTS final due date.
Friday TEST QUARTER PROJECTS

September 28 - October 2

Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday Linear Equations
Pre-Assessment

No assignment
Read pg 28-31 in
Functions Packet

Assign: Pg 32 #1-3
Pg. 34 #19-24 and
Pg. 35 #31-33
Tuesday Lesson 5.0 in
Solving Equations Packet

Assign: Pg 181
#1-10 odd
Read Pg 37-38

Assign: 39 #1-12
Wednesday Solving one and two-step
equations

Assign: Pg 181 #11-21
Graphing Stories
Activity

No assignment
Thursday Solving one and two-step
equations

Assign: Read pg 183
Piecewise Functions
Read Pg. 41-46

Assign: Pg 47-48 #1-11
Friday Like terms game

Assign: none
Assign: Finish Unit 1 Review

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday Vocab. Packet Dict-
Make up work day
Tuesday Video - "Almos' a Man"
Wednesday Start the story "The Treasure of Lemon Brown"
Thursday Finish "The Story of Lemon Brown"
Group Activities
Friday Vocab Quiz - Dict.
Reading Time

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday Vocabulary Review, City Growth Notes, Story of US Clip

HW - City Growth WS
Tuesday Monopoly Reading, Robber Baron vs. Captain of Industry Activity, Robber Baron Cartoon

No Homework
Wednesday Start Industrialist Profile/Writing Assignment

No Homework
Thursday Industrialist Profile/Writing Assignment

No Homework
Friday Vocab. Quiz #3, Immigration Intro. & Notes

HW - Finish Immigration Notes

Science

Day Science
Monday Finish Testing Quarter Projects
Begin Ecology Study Guide

No HW
Tuesday S.G. Due at end of Class
Begin Easter Island

Final Quarter Project due Oct 8
Wednesday Easter Island vs. Lorax


Final Quarter Project due Oct 8
Thursday Review

Test tomorrow!
Final Quarter Project due Oct 8
Friday Test

Final Quarter Project due Oct 8

September 21 - September 25

Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday Operations with
Scientific Notation
Initial Value and Rate
of Change

Assign: Study for quiz over
1.1-1.3
Tuesday Operations with
Scientific Notation
Quiz over 1.1-1.3
Wednesday Quiz over
Scientific Notation
Lesson 1.4
Other Function Qualities
Thursday Field Trip

No Assignment
Field Trip

No assignment
Friday 1:15 Dismissal

No assignment
1:15 Dismissal

No assignment

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday Vocab. Packet - Word Root "Spec-"
Writing Assign. - Dog Poop Initiative - Class time given to work on both. Both are due Wednesday.
Tuesday Video - "30 Days" - "Minimum Wage"
Questions for video due Wednesday
Wednesday Library Time
Vocab Practice
Thursday Field Trip - Allerton Park
Friday Vocab. Quiz - "Spec-"
Silent Reading Time for Book Report

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday Introduce Industrialization Vocabulary, "Age of Invention" reading and notes

No Homework
Tuesday Industrialization Simulation

No Homework
Wednesday City Growth Graph and Questions

HW - Finish graph and questions if not completed in class
Thursday ALLERTON FIELD TRIP - NO CORE CLASSES
Friday Practice for State Test (10/9)

No Homework

Download file "Industrialization Vocabulary.docx"

Science

Day Science
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

September 14 - September 18

Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday DEA testing

No Assignment
DEA testing

No Assignment
Tuesday DEA testing

No Assignment
DEA testing

No Assignment
Wednesday Scientific Notation

No assign
Intro to functions

Assign: Read pg 18-19
Pg 20#1-4
Thursday Scientific Notation

Assign: Worksheet 19
Graphing functions

Assign: Read pg 23-24
Pg. 25 #1-3
Friday Operations with Scientific
Notation

No assign.
Rate of Change and Initial Value

Assign: Read pg 29-31

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday Manu- Vocab. Packet
Tuesday Read "The Medicine Bag"
Wednesday Discussion Of "The Medicine Bag"
Page 131, Questions 2,3,4,5,6,7,9 (choose 5)
Thursday Students make their own Medicine Bag in class.
Friday Book Reports Due
Vocab Quiz - Manu-
Reading Time

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday Little Bighorn Primary Source Activity

No Homework
Tuesday Continue LBH Primary Source Activity, LBH Newspaper Assignment

HW - Finish Newspaper if not completed in class
Wednesday Wounded Knee Cartoon

No Homework
Thursday Constitution Day Activity, Native American Mascots Reading and Discussion

No Homework
Friday Reconstruction/Tensions in the West Writing Assignment

No Homework

Science

Day Science
Monday Substitute- Finish Ecology Magazine
Tuesday Create Food Web
Quarter Projects due next FRIDAY!
Wednesday Computer lab to work on Research Project
Thursday Read the Kapok Tree
Work on Ecology Scenarios

HW:
Animal Research due Monday
Qt Projects Due Next Friday
Friday 10 minutes to work on Ecology Scenarios, if not completed homework
Begin watching "Planet in Peril"

Work on Qt Projects and Animal Research!!