October 23, 2014

7th & 8th ELA/SS HW Assignments

7th grade ELA:
Honors: Have Act 2 Scene 3 read for tomorrow

Announcement: Test on Friday for all of ACT 2

Regulars:
Have Chapter 7 read for class tomorrow

Announcement: Quiz on Chapter 8 Wednesday

8th grade ELA:
Honors: Read Chapter 5 for tomorrow

Announcement: Quiz on Chapter 7 Thursday

Regular: Read Chapter 6 for tomorrow

Announcement: Test on Of Mice and Men Friday

7th Social Studies:
Continue your preparations for International Night

8th Social Studies:
Study for tomorrow’s test

7th & 8th ELA/SS HW Assignments

7th ELA:
Honors: Continue Reading Act 2 Scene 2
Regulars: read chapter 7

8th ELA:
Honors: Continue reading
Regulars: complete take home quiz and continue reading chapter 4

7th SS:
Students should continue their practice and preparation for international night

8th SS:
Students should begin studying chapter 3 for test Tuesday

10/15 7th & 8th grade ELA/ S.S. HW Assignments

7th grade ELA:
Honors: Continue reading Act 2 Scene 2
Regulars: Due to testing class will resume next week

8th grade ELA:
Honors: Students must complete their take home test
Regulars: Students must continue their characterizations and reading of Chapter 4 Section 1

7th Social Studies:
Students must continue their research for international night

8th social studies:
Students must read Chapter 3 Section 4 and define vocabulary key people and events

10/10 7th & 8th grade ELA/S.S. HW Assignments

7th grade ELA:

Honors: Honors students are revise their assigned essay quiz for Act 1 of Romeo and Juliet over the weekend to be collected and graded on Tuesday.

Regular: Students are to complete their reading of Chapter 5-6 of King of Shadows

7th grade S.S.

Students are to complete their power-points for the classroom project assigned

Students have also been asked to  begin researching for International night.

 

8th ELA:

Honors: Complete your reading of Chapter 3 of The Great Gatsby

Regulars: Complete your reading and writing assignment for Of Mice and Men.

 

8th S.S.

Students are to complete the review for Chapter 3 Section 1-2 #1-5 and 7

Define Vocab, Key people and Events.

10/6 7th & 8th ELA/S.S. HW Assignments

7th ELA:
Honors: Students are to continue their close reading of Romeo and Juliet by analyzing Act 1 Scene 4

Regulars: Students are to continue their close reading of King of Shadows by analyzing Chapter 3-4

8th ELA:
I was very disappointed with the lack of use of the close reading strategies in both the Regulars and Honors classes. It shows me that no one was paying attention to their reading or cared enough to properly read the text. As such the assignment for homework for both classes are to reread the previous chapters and APPLY THE CLOSE READING STRATEGIES. Dig deeper into the texts to find meanings and connections especially my honors students! Honors and Regulars should reread chapter 2 of their respective books.

Social Studies:

7th: Students will be working on an in class project in which they display colonial life by choosing an occupation and portraying a colonist. Students are using power points, costumes, and props all made in class with supply’s such as construction paper to make their presentations come alive.

8th:
Students should be studying for their test tomorrow! Chapter 2

10/2 7th & 8th S.S. HW Assignments

Students in both the 7th and 8th grade social studies classes should begin studying for their respective tests.
7th: Tomorrow
8th: Tuesday

10/1 7th and 8th grade ELA/S.S. HW Assignments

7th grade ELA:
Honors: Students are to define vocabulary words given in class as well as to write a minimum of 1 paragraph response in which they describe how the character Romeo views love. They must use quotes and lines from the text to support their answers.

Regulars: Students are to define the vocabulary given in class as well as do research on 2 of the historical contexts covered in class. Students must list 1 fact each about Queen Elizabeth and her influence on Theater as well as the founder of the NEW Globe Theater.

8th ELA: N/A

Social Studies:
7th: Students should be studying for their test on Friday.
8th Students should read section 5 of chapter 2 and define the vocabulary, key people and events.

9/30 7th and 8th grade ELA and Social Studies

7th & 8th grade ELA Honors/ 7th & 8th grade Regulars:

Students are to attach their literary terms lists into their respective books. Some students still don’t have books please make sure they are properly prepared for class as soon as possible.

7th grade Regulars:

Along with the assignment above students in the 7th grade regular class are responsible for defining the list of words given in class: dashed, cannoned, unlaced, foreign, amiable, and pendulum

7th grade Social Studies:

Students should begin studying for their test on Friday (announced last week)

8th grade Social Studies:

Students should read Chapter 2 Section 4 and define the vocab, key people and events.

9/24 7th and 8th grade ELA/S.S. Homework Assignments

7th grade ELA:

Regulars: Students were asked to compose a short story in class using the vocabulary coined by Shakespeare. Due to their wonderful work they were able to complete this assignment in class and have a free night which they can use to begin writing the definitions to the words in their notebook (which will be assigned as tomorrows homework for over the weekend).

Honors: Students were asked to compose a short story in class using the vocabulary coined by Shakespeare. This assignment must be typed. Students are required to be creative with their decoration of their typed stories. This will be an assignment that will be displayed in class.

8th grade ELA:

Students were asked to compose a short (approx 1 paragraph) response in which they take on the life of someone from their given time period. They must describe the person, their life style, and describe how the events from that time period affected them. Honors students were given the 1920’s and Regulars the 1930’s

7th and 8th grade Social Studies:

7th grade: Students were asked to read Chapter 3 Section 2 and define the vocabulary, key people and events.

8th grade: Students were asked to read Chapter 2 Section 1 and define the vocabulary, key people and events.

9/22 7th & 8th Grade ELA/S.S. Homework Assignments

7th and 8th grade ELA:

Both Honors and Regular students have been asked to copy down literary terms and definitions in their notebooks

7th Honors Students: Must obtain a copy of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet (Folger’s Edition) by next Monday

7th Regular Students: Must obtain a copy of The Lord of Shadows by next Monday

8th Honors: Students must obtain a copy of The Great Gatsby by next Monday

8th Regulars: Students must obtain a copy of Of Mice and Men by next Monday

 

7th grade Social Studies:

Study for test tomorrow!

8th Social Studies:

Begin studying for Chapter 1 test Wednesday and complete political cartoon to be presented in class tomorrow.