Trailblazers Team

8th Grade

Archive for December, 2011

December 5- 9

Monday

  • Literature (Mrs. Henry):  Update grade sheet, Daily Reading Practice, Children’s Book workshop.  Galley due TOMORROW.  Final book due 12/13
  • Language Arts (Mr. Pekarcik): Return graded work and update grade sheet. Journal 13. List steps in a sequence and identify characteristics of how-to writing. Read and discuss sample essay “A Gift for Earth”.
  • Social Studies (Mr. Garver-Hughes):
  • Science: (Mr. Walton)  Begin gravity & air resistance lab. Students construct parachute to slow down a falling object.
  • Math (Mrs. Lukey):
  • 1st period-
  • 2nd period-
  • 3, 8, 9 period-
  • Mrs Schumann:
  • Literature:
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  • Mrs. Chari
  • Literature:
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Tuesday

  • Literature (Mrs. Henry): Galley due today. Daily Reading Practice, Workshop for Children’s Book.  Finished book due 12/13
  • Language Arts (Mr. Pekarcik): Journal 14: Distinguish between who’s and whose and use correctly in writing. Begin How-to Essay assignment. Begin prewriting: find topic and organize using essay graphic organizer. Rough draft due Wednesday, December 14th.
  • Science (Mr.Walton):  Complete parachute activity
  • 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:
  • Math:
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Wednesday

  • Literature (Mrs. Henry):  Daily Reading Practice, Workshop for Children’s Book.  Finished book due 12/13.
  • Language Arts (Mr. Pekarcik): Journal 15: Distinguish between except and accept and use correctly in writing. Create introductions for how-to essays that grab attention, give audience reason to care, and state purpose. Class time for work on rough drafts due Wednesday, December 14th.
  • 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:
  • Math:
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Thursday

  • Literature (Mrs. Henry):  Daily Reading Practice, Workshop for Children’s Book.  Finished book due 12/13. 
  • Language Arts (Mr. Pekarcik): Journal 16. Write body paragraphs that have topic sentences, supporting details and transition words. Class time for work on How-to Essay rough drafts.
  • 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:
  • Math:
  • Language Arts:

Friday

  • Literature (Mrs. Henry):  Daily Reading Practice, Workshop for Children’s Book.  Finished book due 12/13.
  • Language Arts (Mr. Pekarcik): Journal 17. Write conclusions that summarize main points and give reason for audience to care. Class time for work on How-to Essay rough drafts due Wednesday, December 14th.
  • 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:
  • Math:
  • Language Arts:
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