Trailblazers Team

8th Grade

Archive for November, 2009

Week of 11/16-11/20/09

Monday:

  • Literature:  Read “Psychic Sleuth”, questions,( due Wed) Story Map due today, Start writing rough draft of Children’s Books.  Periods 5 and 6 go to Book Fair Tomorrow.
  • Language Arts: Identifying and forming simple and perfect tenses correctly. Review text p.483-485. “Verb Tenses- Turn Me In” worksheet due Wednesday.
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Math
  • period 1:  Practice 4-6 top evens
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6: theroetical prob. WS

Tuesday:

  • Literature:  Read children’s book, group work identifying good qualities of children’s books. 
  • Language Arts: Brief narrative writing review. Forming progressive forms of verbs. Text p. 486-487.
  • Science- Complete and discuss plate tectonic diagrams.  Assign review wks. 1-5
  • Social Studies  
  • Math
  • period 1:  practice 4-6 word problems & Review
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6: Countdown challenge WS
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Wednesday:

  • Literature:  Practice OAT, Periods 1 and2 go to Book Fair Tomorrow
  • Language Arts: Narrative writing SBA writing test.
  • Science- Eartthquake video
  • Social Studies  
  • Math
  • period 1:  Review Day!!!
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6: Ind and Dep Events WS

Thursday:

  • Literature:  Explain Galley, Work of Rough Drafts of Children’s Books, Rough Drafts due Mon.  Period 3 goes to Book Fair tomorrow.
  • Language Arts: Narrative writing SBA writing test day two.
  • Science- Science review game
  • Social Studies  
  • Math
  • period 1:  Chapter 4 Test
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6: Review investigation 2 HW  QUIZ TOMORROW!
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Friday:

  • Literature: Workshop for Children’s Books, Read Mystery Play, Rough Draft of Children’s Books due Mon.
  • Language Arts
  • ScienceScience test on chapter 1
  • Social Studies 
  • Math
  • period 1:  5.1
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6: QUIZ
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