Trailblazers Team

8th Grade

Archive for September, 2009

Week of 9/27 – 10/2/2009

Test Drive for Trailblazers!

Saturday, October 10 from 9AM – 5PM

Don Joseph Toyota

Monday:

  • Literature:  DRP, Mystery Vocab., (Review  words) Read play
  • Language Arts: Using sensory details to revise a piece of writing. “Adding Sensory Details” worksheet due Tuesday.
  • Science
  • Social Studies 
  • Math
  •       period 1:  
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6:  multiplying and dividing integers WS

Tuesday:

  • Literature:  DRP, Mystery words, Read mystery play
  • Language Arts: Return graded work and update grade sheet. Identifying figurative language and creating original phrases to replace overused ones. Worksheet due Wednesday.
  • Science
  • Social Studies  
  • Math
  •       period 1:  
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6:  all operations practice WS
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Wednesday: 

  • Literature:  DRP, Mystery words, Read and discuss mystery, Quiz tomorrow on mystery
  • Language Arts: Using figurative language to describe a subject. “As….as” poems. Creating descriptive paragraphs with figurative language hooks and sensory details as support.
  • Science- lesson on the big bang theory/pages 121-124/complete information sheet
  • Social Studies  
  • Math
  •       period 1:  
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6: all opeartions worksheet OR parent note for online practice

  Thursday: 

  • Literature:  Quiz  on Mystery, Give background on mystery author, Introduce novel, first two chapters due Monday,
  • Language Arts: Correctly using quotation marks and correct paragraphing of dialogue. Activity: Write-Around.
  • Science- Students will work in the media center to complete astronomy project
  • Social Studies  
  • Math
  •       period 1:  
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6:  integer application WS
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Friday:

  • Literature:  Red-herring activity, read novel
  • Language Arts: Write-Around continued. Learn correct punctuation and capitalization of dialogue. Edit Write-Around.
  • Science-Students will work in the media center to complete the astronomy project (Due Monday, October 5)
  • Social Studies  
  • Math
  •       period 1:  
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6:  types of #s and order of ops practice
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