Trailblazers Team

8th Grade

Archive for February, 2010

Week of February 15-19

 Monday:

  • Literature:  NO SCHOOL!   Act 3 quiz tomorrow
  • Language Arts: Laws of Life Essay Rough Draft due Friday.
  • Science
  • Social Studies  
  •  MathLiterature: Act 3 quiz, Update grade sheet
  •       period 1:  No school
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6:  no school
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 Tuesday:

  • Language Arts: Morning classes: Take notes on sample introduction paragraphs for Laws of Life Essay. Class time for drafting essay. Afternoon classes: Take notes on sample body and conclusion paragraphs for Laws of Life Essay. Class time for drafting. Laws of Life Rough Draft due Friday
  • Science- Groups will share information on animal variations
  • Social Studies  
  • Math
  •       period 1:  finished chapter 7 test
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6: Study!!!!  TEST tomorrow!!!   
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Wednesday: 

  • Literature:  Sequencing , Read non-fiction “The Rat”, questions
  • Language Arts: Morning classes: Take notes on sample body and conclusion paragraphs for Laws of Life Essay. Class time for drafting. Rough draft due Friday. Afternoon classes: Introduction to poetry. Define and identify poetic devices: alliteration, simile, metaphor, personification, alliteration, imagery. Find poetic devices in song lyrics.
  • Science- Review information sheet from section 1  assign assessment sheet
  • Social Studies  
  • Math
  •       period 1:  Worksheet 8-1 evens (the whole page)
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6: TEST today  (Extra credit HW)

  Thursday: 

  • Literature: Read play, “Warriors Don’t Cry”, play try-outs
  • Language Arts: Define and identify a variety of poetic devices. Determine the purpose of poetic devices in poems and songs. Class notes and search activity.
  • Science
  • Social Studies  
  • Math
  •       period 1:  Worksheet 8-3 # 2-40 evens
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6: intro new unit today— Crossword Puzzle WS 
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Friday:

  • Literature:  Choice novel workshop, play try-outs
  • Language Arts: Laws of Life Essay Rough Draft due. Morning classes: More defining and identifying poetic devices. Afternoon: Finding symbolism in poetry.
  • Science
  • Social Studies  
  • Math
  •       period 1:  8-2 #1-51 odd
  • period 2: no HW
  • period 3,5,6:
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