May 2 - May 6

Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday No assignment No assignment
Tuesday 9.3 Line of best fit

Assign:
9.3 Bivariate Data

Assign:
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday Read an adapted, play version of "Frankenstein." Discuss the themes of the story.
Tuesday Begin "The Bride of Frankenstein."
Wednesday Finish "The Bride of Frankenstein"
Thursday Compare/Contrast assignment between play and movie, emphasize the themes that occur in both but are presented in different way.
Friday Team wide testing.

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

Science

Day Science
Monday Slow Can Race

Homework:
May 12th Bottle Rockets
Tuesday Potential/Kinetic Energy Lab
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

April 25 - April 29

Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday 9.2 Analyze and interpret
scatter plots

No assignment
Finish Unit 6 test

Assign: None
Tuesday Scatter plot practice

No assignment
Ken-Ken puzzles
Wednesday Data collection day

No assignment
9.1 Dot plots and box plots


Assign: Pg 347 #2
Thursday Using Google Sheets to
create scatter plots

No assignment
9.2 Analyzing data

Assign:
Friday

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday Begin reading adapted version of "Hamlet"
Tuesday Finish "Hamlet". Discuss themes of play.
Start "The Lion King" - Begin compare/contrast assignment between the play and movie
Wednesday Continue "The Lion King"
Before starting movie - Review, discuss similarities between play and movie.
Thursday Finish "The Lion King." Final discussion about similarities between play and movie.
Friday Shakespearean sonnets. Look at and analyze what makes a Shakespearean sonnet.
Students will write their own sonnet - Due Monday.

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday Write Vietnam Song

HW - Finish song if not completed in class
Tuesday 1960s Stations

No Homework
Wednesday 1960s Stations

No Homework
Thursday 70s Overview

No Homework
Friday Presidents Johnson through G.H.W. Bush Reading and Questions

No Homework

Science

Day Science
Monday BOTTLE ROCKET TESTING!
Tuesday Science Reading #2
Done in Class

Homework: Final Bottle Rocket day May 12
Wednesday Introduce Friction
"Slow Can Race"

Homework:
Bottle Rocket Final May 12
Bring materials for can race tomorrow!
Thursday Test/Experiment/Evaluate three different "Slow Cans"

Homework:
Bottle Rocket Final May 12
Design Final Slow Can and materials for tomorrow!
Friday Final Slow Can Test Day
Groups need to pick one design to test.

April 18-22

Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday Unit 7 Review

Assign: Finish Unit 7 Review
Lesson 6.6

Assign:
Tuesday Unit 7 Review

Assign: Study for tomorrow's test
Unit 6 Review

Assign: review pg 1 #1-16
Wednesday Unit 7 test

No assignment
Unit 6 Review
Thursday 9.1 Constructing Scatter plots

Assign: Pg. 315 #11-15
Unit 6 review

Assign: Study for tomorrow's test
Friday 9.2 Analyzing Scatter plots

Assign:
Unit 6 test

No assignment

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday Read adapted version "Taming of the Shrew"
Tuesday Finish "Taming of the Shrew"
Begin "10 Things I Hate About You"
Wednesday Continue "10 Things I Hate About You"
Thursday Finish "10 Things I Hate About You"
Turn in questions comparing play to film
Friday Write a Shakespearean Sonnet.
Due Monday

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday Vietnam War Notes, Vietnam Map

No Homework
Tuesday Media and the Vietnam War

No Homework
Wednesday "Letters Home From Vietnam" Reading and Questions, "Letters Home..." Clips

No Homework
Thursday Vietnam Song Analysis

No Homework
Friday Write Vietnam Song

HW - Finish song if not completed in class

Science

Day Science
Monday Finish Inertia Demos
Tuesday What is Force?
Students will read about examples of force and how they work in the real world.

Homework:
4/25 Bottle Rockets are DUE!
Wednesday VOCABULARY POP QUIZ
Students will able to pick from two different difficulty levels.

Homework:
4/25 Bottle Rockets are DUE!
Thursday Review Bottle Rocket guidelines
Go Over Vocabulary Quiz

Homework:
4/25 Bottle Rockets are DUE!
Friday Earth Day Activity and Reflection

Homework:
Bottle Rockets are DUE ON MONDAY!

April 11-15

Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday Lesson 7.3 Evaluation of Roots
-Square roots and cube roots
-Estimating square roots to nearest whole number

Assign: Pg. 257 #38-50
Lesson 6.4 (Day 2)
Solving systems with
quadratics

Assign: Pg. 273 #7,9,13,15
Tuesday Lesson 7.3 Evaluation of Roots
-Estimating square roots to nearest tenth

Assign:
Quick Assessment

Assign: Read 6.5
Complete pg. 274 #1-4
Wednesday Lesson 7.4 Comparing and ordering
irrational numbers

Assign: Pg 260-261
#1-32
No assignment
Thursday Lesson 7.5 Estimating Expressions

Assign: Pg. 263 #1-29 odd
Lesson 6.5 Quadratic Inequalities

Assign: Pg 277 #11-12
Friday 1:15 Dismissal

Team Activity
No assignment
1:15 Dismissal

Team Activity
No assignment

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday Introduction to Shakespeare - Poet or Puppet assignment due Tuesday.
Tuesday Read adapted version of "Twelfth Night"
Wednesday Begin "She's the Man"
Thursday Finish "She's the Man." Comparison chart between "12th Night" and "She's a Man" due Monday.
Friday 1:15 Dismissal

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday Cold War Review, 1960 Election and 60s Intro.

No Homework
Tuesday "Cuban Missile Crisis - You Make the Call" Group Activity

No Homework
Wednesday Kennedy Assassination Reading and Questions

No Homework
Thursday Make-Up Day, 1960s Space Exploration

No Homework
Friday 1:15 Dismissal

Science

Day Science
Monday Finish Physics Vocabulary Posters
Practice Vocab Words on Quilt

5th https://quizlet.com/class/2216939/
6th https://quizlet.com/class/2216947/
7th https://quizlet.com/class/2216952/
8th https://quizlet.com/class/2216954/
Tuesday Vote on Best Posters
Review Vocab Words playing Kahoot

Homework:
Posters due at Beginning of Class Today
April 25th---Bottle Rocket!
Wednesday NOVA Rollercoasters Video
Questions/Discussion around the relationship between physics and rollercoasters

Homework:
Bottle Rockets due April 25
Thursday Inertia Introductions
Demos/Lab Stations done in class

Homework:
Bottle Rockets due April 25
Friday 1:15 Dismissal
Team Activities

April 4 - April 8

Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday PARCC testing
Team Activities

No assignment
PARCC testing
Team activities

No assignment
Tuesday PARCC testing
Team Activities

No assignment
PARCC testing
Team Activities

No assignment
Wednesday Converting fractions to decimals
and decimals to fractions

Assign: Pg 252 #1-12 (DUE FRIDAY)
Odd-Use calculator to answer
Even-Complete long division
Lesson 6.4 Solving Systems
With Quadratics

Assign: Pg 273 #1-3 (DUE FRIDAY)
Thursday PARCC testing
Team Activities

No assignment
PARCC testing
Team Activities

No assignment
Friday Converting fractions to decimals
practice

Assign: Complete worksheet
Egg Lauch Contest problem


Assign: Finish Egg Launch problem

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

Science

Day Science
Monday PARCC
Tuesday PARCC
Wednesday Work on Physics Vocabulary Poser


Homework:
Bottle Rockets due April 22
Thursday PARCC
Friday Work on Physics Vocabulary Poster

Homework:
Bottle Rockets due April 22

March 28 - April 1

Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday
Tuesday PARCC Testing PARCC Testing
Wednesday
Thursday PARCC Testing PARCC testing
Friday Rational vs Irrational Numbers

Assign:
Creating Quadratic Equations
Lesson 6.3 (day 2)

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday Begin the film "Cast Away"
Tuesday PARCC TESTING - No core classes.
Wednesday Continue "Cast Away"
Thursday Finish "Cast Away"
PARCC TESTING - No core classes
Friday Discuss symbolism and theme in "Cast Away" - Questions due by the end of the period.
Give comic strip/myth assignment for "Cast Away". Due next Friday - 4/8/16

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday LA State Literacy Test, Selma Clips, Voting Rights Act WS

No Homework
Tuesday PARCC Testing - No Core Classes
Wednesday MLK/Malcolm X Venn Diagrams

No Homework
Thursday PARCC Testing - No Core Classes
Friday MLK/Malcolm X Document Analysis

No Homework

Science

Download file "BottleRocket.ppt"
Day Science
Monday Intro to 4th Quarter Project

Homework:
Quarter Project Prelim April 22
Tuesday PARCC
Wednesday Physics Vocabulary Poster

Homework:
Quarter Project Prelim April 22
Thursday PARCC
Friday Physics Vocabulary Poster

Homework:
Quarter Project Prelim April 22

March 14-March 18

Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday March Madness
Activity

No assignment
March Madness
Activity

No assignment
Tuesday Solving multi-step
problems and explaining
work

Assign: Iphone problem
Create the quadratic
formula
Wednesday Unit 5 Review

Assign: Finish Review
Solving quadratics
using the quadratic
formula

Assign: Pg. 264 odd
Thursday Unit 5 review Review using the
quadratic formula

Assign:
Friday Unit 5 test 6.3 Creating and Comparing
Quadratics

Assign:

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday "Animal Farm" Chapter 9 - Begin final group of questions.
Tuesday Finish "Animal Farm." Finish the final group of questions. Extra credit crossword puzzle.
Wednesday Final assessment for "Animal Farm."
Thursday Begin "Animal Farm" movie.
Friday End "Animal Farm" movie. Extra credit comparison assignment between novel and film adaptation.

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday Civil Rights Video Projects

No Homework
Tuesday Remember the Titans (substitute)

No Homework
Wednesday Civil Rights Video Projects

No Homework
Thursday Civil Rights Video Projects

No Homework
Friday Civil Rights Video Projects

No Homework

Science

Day Science
Monday Qualitative Lab Part 2: Unknowns

Homework:
None
Tuesday Qualitative Lab Part 2: Unknowns

Homework:
None
Wednesday Qualitative Lab Part 2: Unknowns

Homework:
None
Thursday Qualitative Lab Peer Review
1st Science Reading of 4th Quarter

Homework:
None
Friday Intro to Physics!!!!!

Homework:
Enjoy Spring Break

March 7 - March 11

Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday Animal Farm Read - Chapter 7
Tuesday Begin working on Power Pyramid
Power Pyramid due Friday
Wednesday Finish Power Pyramid
Library Time
Book Report due on Friday
Thursday Read Chapter 8
If time is left, students can work on pyramid or book report
Friday Spelling Test 216
Read silently
Finish pyramids or book reports if needed.

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday Civil Rights Movement Video Project

No Homework
Tuesday Civil Rights Movement Video Project

No Homework
Wednesday Civil Rights Movement Video Project

No Homework
Thursday Civil Rights Movement Video Project

No Homework
Friday Civil Rights Movement Video Project

No Homework

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/watch any news article from any source (print, online, etc.) and complete the attached worksheet.
Download file "Current Events Worksheet.pdf"

Science

Day Science
Monday Differences between Qualitative vs. Quantitative Data

Homework: T-Chart if not finished in Class
Quarter Project due Thursday of this week!!!
Tuesday Qualitative Lab Prep

Homework: Quarter Project due Thursday!!!!
Wednesday Qualitative Lab

Homework: Quarter Project due TOMORROW!!!
Thursday Test Quarter Projects

Homework: None
Friday Qualitative Lab

Homework: None

February 29 - March 4

Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday Writing equations and
defining variables-Lesson 5.1

Assign: None
Unit 5 Review

Assign: Finish pg. 250-251
#15-28
Tuesday Unit 5 Review
Wednesday Unit 5 Review

Assign: Study for test
Thursday Unit 5 Test
Friday Early Dismissal

No Assignment
Early Dismissal

No Assignment

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday Read Chapter 5 in "Animal Farm"
Tuesday Out sick. Left video of short story "The Sky is Grey." Questions due at the end of the period.
Wednesday Students read chapter 6 of "Animal Farm" to themselves. Begin study questions for chapters 4 - 7.
Thursday Spelling Test 215.

Sustained Silent Reading time.
Friday Field Trip to Savoy 16 to see "Race"

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday school segregation comparison, Brown vs. Board of Ed. Doc. Analysis

HW - Finish Brown vs. Board doc. analysis & map
Tuesday Emmett Till Video

No Homework
Wednesday Civil Rights video project - script writing/planning

No Homework
Thursday Civil Rights video project - script writing/planning

No Homework
Friday Early Dismissal - Field Trip - No Regular Classes

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/watch any news article from any source (print, online, etc.) and complete the attached worksheet.
Download file "Current Events Worksheet.pdf"

Science

Day Science
Monday Chemistry Quiz done in Class

Homework:
Quarter Project Final due March 10
Tuesday Chromatography Lab Intro
Separation of Mixtures
Wednesday Finish Chromatography Lab
Separation of Mixtures
Thursday Finish Lab
Go Over Quiz

Homework:
Quarter Project Final due March 10
Friday Field Trip

Homework: Quarter Project Final due March 10

February 22 - 26

Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday Spheros

Assign: None
Completing the Square
to find the vertex

Assign: Pg. 244 #16 and 18
Tuesday Spheros

Assign: None
Completing the Square
to find the vertex

Assign: Finish quiz
Wednesday
Thursday Spheros

Assign: None
5.6 Transforming Quadratics

Assign: Skeet shooting
problem
Friday Lesson 5.0 Solving one-step
and two-step equations

Assign: Pg 181-182
Choose any 10 not completed
in class
Skeet Shooting
problem discussion

Assign: Unit 5 Review #1-12

Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday Read chapter 3 in "Animal Farm"
Complete the first set of questions.
Tuesday Read chapter 4 in "Animal Farm"
Crossword puzzle
Wednesday Library Time
Lesson - How to write a news story
Thursday In class writing assignment - Write a news story recounting what happened at the Battle of the Cowshed.
Friday Spelling Test 214
Reading/Work Time

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday Korean War Webquest

No Homework
Tuesday 50s Intro. Activity

No Homework
Wednesday 50s Stations

No Homework
Thursday 50s Stations

No Homework
Friday 50s Movies Activity

No Homework

Science

Day Science
Monday Elements, Mixtures, and Compounds: What are the difference?

Homework: Quarter Project prelim due Friday!
Tuesday Elements, Mixtures, and Compounds: What are the difference?

Homework: Quarter Project prelim due Friday!
Wednesday NO SCHOOL- SNOW DAY
Thursday Kahoot Review with Chemistry Terms so far.

Homework: Quarter Project prelim due Friday!
Friday Quarter Project Prelim Due Date!!!

We will be testing our egg drop projects.

February 15 - 19

Math

Day Math Algebra
Monday No School No School
Tuesday TenMarks Online Activity

Assign: None
TenMarks Online Activity

Assign: None
Wednesday Spheros

Assign: None
Factoring using distributive
property and factors of terms

Assign: None
Thursday Spheros

Assign: None
Factoring Trinomials

Assign: Pg. 240 #35
Friday Spheros
Work on maze

Assign: None
Factoring Trinomials

Assign: Continue trying problems
pg. 239-240-The answer key is posted
on the blog. Also, read lesson 5.5. It will
be discussed on Monday.

Download file "5.4 Answers.pdf"


Language Arts

Day Language Arts
Monday No School
Tuesday Intro. to "Animal Farm" Background on George Orwell and the Russian Revolution.
Read Chapter 1.
Wednesday Students read chapter 2 of "Animal Farm" in class. Start study guid questions.
Thursday Discussion of what a government should do. Examine various forms of government and their purpose.
Read Chapter 3 in "Animal Farm." First group of study questions due tomorrow by the end of class.
Friday Spelling Test 212.
Finish study guide questions.
Sustained Silent Reading Time.

Social Studies

Day Social Studies
Monday No School
Tuesday "What Everyone Should Know About Communism" Brochure and Questions

No Homework
Wednesday Dot Game, McCarthy Cartoon

HW - Finish cartoon if not completed in class
Thursday
Friday

Science

Day Science
Monday No School
Tuesday Periodic Table Scavenger Hunt

Homework: Quarter Project
Wednesday Finish Chemistry Vocab
pHet atom building


https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/build-an-atom

Homework: Quarter Project
Thursday Practice Chem Vocab on Quilt
Continue Building virtual Atoms

http://education.jlab.org/elementmath/
https://quizlet.com/rbenson8B/classes

Homework: Quarter Project due next Friday!!! (2/26)
Friday Science Reading 3/3 for this Quarter

Homework:
Periodic Table Review if not finished in class
DUE IN ONE WEEK- QUARTER PROJECT

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 Series of Transformations

No assignment
Graphing Quadratics

No Assignment
Thursday Video Graphing Quadratics

No Assignment
Friday TenMarks Online Activity

No assignment
TenMarks Online Activity

No assignment

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