Trailblazers Team

8th Grade

Archive for December, 2009

Week of 12/7-11/09

Monday

  • Literature:   DRP# 10,  Workshop for Children’s Books ,       
  • Language Arts: Capitalizing geographical names. Text p. 618-620. “Capitalization-Turn Me In” worksheet due Wednesday.
  • Science- Students shared their earthquake damage data.  Reviewed controlling variables, dependent variables, and independent variables
  • Social Studies:
  • Math Tuesday:
  •       period 1:  
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6:  perimeter and area review WS

 

  • Literature:  DRP#10,  Workshop for Children’s Books, Books due 12/15
  •  Language Arts: Pekarcik Letter Rewrite due. Body paragraphs in an expository business letter. Take notes on sample letter. Capitalizing organizations, institutions, and historical events, text p. 621-622.
  • Science- Students worked in groups  on the volcano presentations
  • Social Studies  
  • Math
  •       period 1:  TEST thursday!
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6: types of angles WS
  • Wednesday: 

     

     

 

  • Literature:  DRP# 10, Workshop for Children’s Book, Books due 12/15
  • Language Arts: “Capitalization- Turn Me In” worksheet due. Return graded work and update grade sheet. Use knowledge of block format and paragraphing to complete business letter: Begin Snail Mail Relay assignment. Rough draft due Monday, December 14th. Final copy due Thursday, December 17th.
  • Science- Students worked in groups on the volcano presentations
  • Social Studies  
  • Math
  •       period 1:  Study, test tomorrow!!!
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6:  composite figures WS

  Thursday: 

  • Literature: DRP#10, Workshop for Children’s Book,Books due 12/15
  • Language Arts: Drafting Snail Mail letter due Monday.
  • Science
  • Social Studies  
  • Math
  •       period 1:  Chapter 5 TEST today
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6:  angles formed by lines cut by a transversal WS
  • Friday:

     

     

 

  • Literature:  DRP#10, Workshop for Children’s Books, Children’s Books due 12/15
  • Language Arts: Drafting Snail Mail letter due Monday.
  • Science
  • Social Studies  
  • Math
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