Trailblazers Team

8th Grade

week of 11/30 – 12/4/09

Monday:

  • Literature:  DRP#9 Questions 14,15, Galley Workshop, Galley due Wed. 12/2
  • Language Arts: define prefixes and develop stategies for using prefixes to decode new words. Group activities.
  • Science
  • Social Studies 
  •  Math
  •       period 1:  
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6:  UNIT TEST Thursday and Friday
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Tuesday:

  • Literature: Information sheet on children’s books, Galley workshop,Galley Due Tomorrow
  • Language Arts: Find rule for spelling words with prefixes. Begin Lesser Known Prefix Illustration assignment due by Friday.
  • Science
  • Social Studies  
  • Math
  •       period 1:  
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6: Study guide due before test (UNIT TEST Thursday and Friday)
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Wednesday: 

  • LiteratureGalley due at end of class,  Galley Workshop
  • Language Arts: Return graded work and update grade sheet. Business letter pre-assessment. Continue work on Lesser Known Prefix Illustration due Friday.
  • Science- Completed clays models of fault block mts. Assigned wks.  2-1
  • Social Studies  
  • Math
  •       period 1:  
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6:  STUDY for test!!

  Thursday: 

  • Literature:  Go over OAT practice,  DRP# 9, Summary , Children’s Book workshop, Children’s Book due 12/15
  • Language Arts: Capitalize proper nouns and proper adjectives correctly, text p. 616-618. Continue work on Lesser Known Prefix Illustration due Friday.
  • Science-  Discussed and practiced working with dependent variables and independent variables.
  • Social Studies  
  • Math
  •       period 1:  
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6: TEST !!!!  day 1  (study guide due today)
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Friday:

  • Literature:  Read mystery play, Pass back galley, Children’s Book due 12/15
  • Language Arts: Review capitalization of proper nouns and proper adjectives, text p. 616-618. Identify parts of a block formatted business letter; take notes on model letter. Assignment: Pekarcik Letter Rewrite due Tuesday.
  • Science- Students worked in the media center on earthquake data.
  • Social Studies  
  • Math
  •       period 1:  
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6:  TEST!!!   day 2
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