Trailblazers Team

8th Grade

Archive for October, 2009

Week of 10/19 – 10/23/09

Monday:

  • Literature:  Quiz on Chapters 5-9 of novel, Checked questions Chapters1-9,  Chapters 10-11 due Friday, Mystery Word Quiz on Wed.
  • Language Arts: Brainstorming mystery conflict ideas. Work on story map and character planners.
  • Science- Introduction to plate tectonics. Students worked on activity sheet in class.
  • Social Studies
  • Math
  • period 1:  Book p129 #1-8, 10, & 22-28
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6: No HW

Tuesday:

  • Literature:  Read Mystery short story, Thin/Thick questions
  • Language Arts: Identify the three principal parts of verbs and use regular and irregular verbs correctly, text p. 479-481. Continue work on mystery story map and character planners.
  • Science- Students worked on activity sheet in class. Conducted actvity based on inferences
  • Social Studies
  • Math
  • period 1:  Book p. 129 # 12-20, 30-50
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6: practice 1.1 WS

Wednesday:

  • Literature:  Continue reading Mystery short story, Thin/thick/questions, Mystery Word quiz
  • Language Arts: Mystery narrative prewriting packet due. Return graded work and update grade sheet. Introduction to PowerPoint presentations for student/parent/teacher conferences.
  • Science- Guidance lesson done by Ms. Frey
  • Social Studies
  • Math
  • period 1:  Book p. 136 #1-11, 18-30, & 35
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6: Alphabet Soup WS

Thursday:

  • Literature:  Critical thinking activity, Chapters 10-11 of novel and questions due tomorrow
  • Language Arts: Review of verb learning thus far: action and linking verbs, verb phrases, and principal parts of the verb. Verb review worksheet due Monday.
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Math
  • period 1:  3-4 practice worksheet middle
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6: theoretical/experimental probability WS

Friday:

  • Literature; discuss chapters 10-11, Chapters 12-16 due next Wed.
  • Language Arts: Create action plans for conference PowerPoint presentations. Work on Verb Review worksheet due Monday.
  • Science
  • Social Studies 
  • Math
  • period 1:  word problem worksheets
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6: practice 1.3 WS
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