Friday, October 28, 2016

Homework Number 2-4 (10/28/2016)
Debate Permission Slip (Debate Team Only)

1. Our trip to High Rock is on Monday.  Please dress for the weather.

2. Extra Credit (for Mr. Parise): You will earn an automatic grade of 100 for submitting an essay on the following topic by Monday: "Is the United States the Land of Liberty?"  

The winner of the contest will be presented with a certificate and a gift card.

Math
Buckle Down Book
page 52, numbers 44-49


Science
Read the “Applying Science” box on page 138.  Complete “Identifying the Problem” and “Solving the Problem” (1 and 2).  Show all of your work.

Please complete the take-home quiz on superposition.

Quiz Tuesday: radioactive decay

ELA
If you have not finished the new version of your plot diagram, it must be done by Monday.

On loose-leaf, write the first and last lines of your story.  Skip lines.

Bring in two new pocket folders.

Social Studies
Explain both of the quotations from today’s class.  Restate each quotation in your own words and explain why you agree with one of them more than the other.  (Write one paragraph.)

Thomas Hobbes:  “People are naturally nasty and brutish.  We need a strong government to prevent constant violence and chaos.”  

John Locke:  “People are not naturally good or bad. We become who we are as a result of our decisions and our experiences.  A government’s job is not to control us but to protect our rights and freedoms.”  

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