Trailblazers Team

8th Grade

Archive for January, 2011

January 24-28

Monday

  • Literature (Mrs. Henry): Updated grade sheet, went over grades, compare/contrast Biography and video
  • Language Arts (Mr. Pekarcik): Return graded work and final grade sheet update for second quarter. SBA: Business Letter.
  • Science (Mr. Walton): Students worked on identifying variables for science project. Completed discussion of pages 16-19
  • Social Studies (Mr. Garver-Hughes):
  • Math (Mrs. Lukey):
  • 1st period-
  • 2nd period- pg 312 (1-9, 27-29)
  • 3, 8, 9 period-  proportions WS
  • Mrs Schumann:
  • Literature:
  • Language Arts:
  • Math:
  • Mrs. Chari
  • Literature: Reading Lesson 1 – read words. Number the Stars – read & discuss problem & setting (HW – read for 20 mins).
  • Math: Problem of the Day – Order of Operations. Lesson – area of triangles (HW – area & perimeter of triangles).

Tuesday

  • Literature (Mrs. Henry): compare/contrast biography and video, Forms of nonfiction
  • Language Arts (Mr. Pekarcik): SBA: Business Letter Day Two
  • Science (Mr.Walton): Students worked with partner to write a summary of pages 21-23. Allowed time to identify science project variables.
  • Social Studies (Mr. Garver-Hughes):
  • Math (Mrs. Lukey):
  • 1st period-
  • 2nd period- pg 313-314 (10-18,48-50)
  • 3, 8, 9 period-  3rd period: 4 problems in all 3 ways packet, 8th and 9th period: proportions to find missing sides WS
  • Mrs Schumann:
  • Literature:
  • Language Arts:
  • Math:
  • Mrs. Chari
  • Literature: Reading Lesson 1 – read words  use in sentences. Number the Stars – chpt. 1, comprehension questions (Homework – read for 20 mins and write in journal).
  • Math: Problem of the Day – Order of Operations. Lesson – measuring objects to determine Pi (HW – area & perimeter of triangle).

Wednesday

  • Literature (Mrs. Henry):  Elements of nonfiction, notetaking for nonfiction
  • Language Arts (Mr. Pekarcik): Journal and binder clean-out. Journal 1. Final voting and analysis of KCOYA letter finalists.
  • Science (Mr. Walton): Completed discussion of summary based on pages 21-23.  Introduced animal classification
  • Social Studies (Mr. Garver-Hughes):
  • Math (Mrs. Lukey):
  • 1st period-
  • 2nd period- TBA
  • 3, 8, 9 period- all 3 ways practice WS
  • Mrs Schumann:
  • Literature:
  • Language Arts:
  • Math:
  • Mrs. Chari
  • Literature: Reading Lesson 1 -prefix. Number the Stars – read & discuss chpt. 2 (HW- read for 20 mins and write in journal).
  • Math: Problem of the Day – Order of Operations. Lesson – area of circle (HW – area of rectangles).

Thursday

  • Literature (Mrs. Henry):  Latin/Greek roots, packet due Mon. Elements of nonfiction, notetaking and outlining using nonfiction text
  • Language Arts (Mr. Pekarcik): Journal 2. Introduction to persuasion. Identify sentence fragments and run-on sentences; recognize the causes of run-on sentences. Practice in text p. 394-396.
  • Science (Mr. Walton):
  • Social Studies (Mr. Garver-Hughes):
  • Math (Mrs. Lukey):
  • 1st period-
  • 2nd period- TBA
  • 3, 8, 9 period- shadow method practice
  • Mrs Schumann:
  • Literature:
  • Language Arts:
  • Math:
  • Mrs. Chari
  • Literature: Reading Lesson 1 – prefix. Number the Stars – vocabulary (HW – read for 20 mins, journal due tomorrow).
  • Math: Problem of the Day – Order of Operations. Lesson – area of circle (HW – perimeter of polygons, study guide for quiz on triangles and circles, homework due tomorrow).

Friday

  • Literature (Mrs. Henry): Elements of  nonfiction, notetaking nonfiction text, Latin/Greek roots packet due Mon.
  • Language Arts (Mr. Pekarcik): Journal 3. Review practice in text on fragments and run-ons. Assignment: Fragment and Run-on worksheet due Monday.
  • Science (Mr. Walton): 
  • Social Studies (Mr. Garver-Hughes):
  • Math (Mrs. Lukey):
  • 1st period-
  • 2nd period- TBA
  • 3, 8, 9 period- OAA ext response
  • Mrs Schumann:
  • Literature:
  • Language Arts:
  • Math:
  • Mrs. Chari
  • Literature: Reading Lesson 1 – use words and use in sentences. Number the Stars – comprehension questions (HW – read for 20 mins)
  • Math: Problem of the Day – Order of Operations word problems. Quiz on triangles and circles (HW- get quiz signed).
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