Trailblazers Team

8th Grade

Archive for September, 2009

Week of 9/21 – 9/25

Monday:

  • Literature: Vocabulary due Tomorrow, Reading in class, SWBS sheets
  • Language Arts: Subject and Predicate worksheet due. Identify subjects and verbs in sentences with unusual word order. Text p.392-394.
  • Science- Assigned astronomy project. Tentative due date is Monday October 5.
  • Social Studies 
  • Math
  •       period 1: Practice 2.1 (31,32) practice 2.2 (1-21 odd, 34,35) 
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6: FRACTION quiz today

Tuesday:

  • Literature: Reading “The Treasure of Lemon Brown”, questions due Thursday, Test Thursday  on Treasure
  • Language Arts: Autobiographical Incident final copy due. Story sharing opportunity. Update grade sheet.
  • Science– Students will work in the media center on astronomy project
  • Social Studies 
  • Math
  •       period 1: pg 73 (1-60, mult of 3, and 77)
  •  period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6: comparing absolute values and understanding integers WS 
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Wednesday: 

  • Literature; Test , TOMORROW “The Treasure of Lemon Brown”, Introduce Mysteries, Questions from Lemon Brown due Tomorrow.
  • Language Arts: Sentences with unusual word order continued. Assign worksheet due Thursday.
  • Science- Worked in the media center on astronomy projects
  • Social Studies 
  • Math
  •       period 1: pg 82 (15-45 odd, 53,56,57)
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6: add integers WS

  Thursday: 

  • Literature: Test on “Lemon Brown”,  Collect questions,   Read mystery play, discuss, introduce mystery vocabulary, review analogies
  • Language Arts: Turn in “Sentences That Start With Here/There” worksheet. Avoiding run-on sentences, text p. 406. Beautiful and ugly words activity.
  • Science-Science lesson presented in class on the light year. Students will calculate the distance that light travels in one year.
  • Social Studies 
  • Math
  •       period 1: pg 83 (65-74, 79,80,82) 
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6: subtract integers WS 
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Friday:

  • Literature:  Continue play, analogies, flshaback, Read mystery story.
  • Language Arts: Using sensory details to create vivid setting descriptions.
  • Science-Work in the media center on astronomy projects
  • Social Studies 
  • Math
  •       period 1: mid chapter quiz
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6: add/subtract integer practice
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