Trailblazers Team

8th Grade

Archive for February, 2011

February 28- March 4

Monday

  • Literature (Mrs. Henry): Update grade sheet, Quiz, Chapters 4-6,The Outsiders, Chapter 7 due Wed.
  • Language Arts (Mr. Pekarcik): Return graded work and update grade sheet. Media Center for final copy production of persuasive essays.
  • Science (Mr. Walton): Identified parts of a plant cell and stated their function using the virtual lab.
  • Social Studies (Mr. Garver-Hughes):
  • Math (Mrs. Lukey):
  • 1st period-
  • 2nd period-
  • 3, 8, 9 period-
  • Mrs Schumann:
  • Literature:
  • Language Arts:
  • Math:
  • Mrs. Chari
  • Literature: Reading Lesson 5, Comprehension skill-sequencing (HW: Number the Stars – read chapter 5 and answer comprehension questions).
  • Math: Problem of the day – Mean. Lesson – review types of transformations (HW – bar graph).

Tuesday

  • Literature (Mrs. Henry): Cause and effect, Chapter 7 due tomorrow, Chapters 8,9 due Friday.
  • Language Arts (Mr. Pekarcik): Media Center for final copy production of persuasive essays.
  • Science (Mr.Walton): Identified parts of an animal cell and discussed the function of each part.
  • Social Studies (Mr. Garver-Hughes):
  • Math (Mrs. Lukey):
  • 1st period-
  • 2nd period-
  • 3, 8, 9 period-
  • Mrs Schumann:
  • Literature:
  • Language Arts:
  • Math:
  • Mrs. Chari
  • Literature: Reading Lesson 5, Informational text focus – graphic organizer (HW: Number the Stars – read chapter 5 and answer comprehension questions).
  • Math: Problem of the day – Median. Lesson – performing transformations (HW – bar graph).

Wednesday

  • Literature (Mrs. Henry): Chapter 7 study guide,due, cause  and effect, Chapters 8-9 due Fri.
  • Language Arts (Mr. Pekarcik):  Review qualities of an effective persuasive speech. Media center for optional extra credit PowerPoint for persuasive speeches.  Speech sign-ups.
  • Science (Mr. Walton):  Began constructing cell  models.
  • Social Studies (Mr. Garver-Hughes):
  • Math (Mrs. Lukey):
  • 1st period-
  • 2nd period-
  • 3, 8, 9 period-
  • Mrs Schumann:
  • Literature:
  • Language Arts:
  • Math:
  • Mrs. Chari
  • Literature: Reading Lesson 5, Informational text focus – Virtual Sticks and Stones (HW: Number the Stars questions due on Thur, March 3)
  • Math: Problem of the day – mode. Half-unit review (HW: line graph).

Thursday

  • Literature (Mrs. Henry):  characterization, workshop, Chapters 8-9 due tomorrow.
  • Language Arts (Mr. Pekarcik): Journal 17. Identify adjectives and use adjectives in descriptive sentences. Practice worksheet followed by assignment: Writing with Adjectives due Monday.
  • Science (Mr. Walton):
  • Social Studies (Mr. Garver-Hughes):
  • Math (Mrs. Lukey):
  • 1st period-
  • 2nd period-
  • 3, 8, 9 period-
  • Mrs Schumann:
  • Literature:
  • Language Arts:
  • Math:
  • Mrs. Chari
  • Literature: Reading Lesson 5. Virtual sticks and stones – graphic organizer (HW: read for 20 mins, reading log due on Fri, March 4).
  • Math: Problem of the day – angles. Half-unit review (HW – pie graph, due on Fri, March 4).

Friday

  • Literature (Mrs. Henry):  Chapters 8-9 study guides, discussion, characterization, Quiz on Chapters 7-9 Mon.
  • Language Arts (Mr. Pekarcik):  Interdisciplinary unit activities (Pennies for Patients, Community Service)
  • Science (Mr. Walton):  
  • Social Studies (Mr. Garver-Hughes):
  • Math (Mrs. Lukey):
  • 1st period-
  • 2nd period-
  • 3, 8, 9 period-
  • Mrs Schumann:
  • Literature:
  • Language Arts:
  • Math:
  • Mrs. Chari
  • Literature: Interdisciplinary unit – community service.
  • Math: Interdisciplinary unit – community service.
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