Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Homework Number 2-22 (11/30/2016)

Math
Complete the handout on tax and tip word problems.

Blue Book
p.144, numbers 25-27

Science

Read pages 219-223.  Answer questions 1-5 on page 223.

ELA
1. Complete pages 106 and 107 in Codex.
2. Short story is due on Monday:

a. Published draft with a cover
b. First draft
c. Rubric

Social Studies
  1. Answer the question with the picture on page 128.
  2. Answer the question with the map on page 130.

Your answers to these questions should be detailed and well-written.  You should have at least two sentences in each response.  Use content vocabulary from the text and your notes in each response.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Homework Number 2-21 (11/29/2016)

Math
Complete two (2) worksheets on percent to fraction to decimals and percent proportions.


Science
Read page 224 and identify the following:
1.     The testable question
2.     The independent variable
3.     The dependent variable
4.     Three constants
5.     A hypothesis that answers the testable question
All work should be done in your notebook

ELA
Use all vocabulary words from this week in sentences.  Please write in your vocabulary notebook.

Social Studies
Complete the science section and the social studies section in the Word Gen packet.  On the social studies page, prepare a claim and a counterclaim to answer the debate question.  Include a piece of evidence from the science page to support your claim.

Quiz Friday: Declaration of Independence (translation and meaning); memorize your line!

Monday, November 28, 2016

Homework Number 2-20 (11/28/2016)

Math
Complete the worksheet on percents, fractions, and decimals.

Read page 136 in the blue book.  Complete problems 1-5.

Science
Read page 216 and then answer the two “Practice Problems” on the bottom of the page.  Show your work and use the sample question for help.

Quiz Tomorrow: Waves
(Study vocabulary 1-10 and the diagrams you drew: compressional wave, transverse wave, reflection, refractions, and diffraction.

ELA
Copy the words and definitions from page 98 into your vocabulary notebook.

Social Studies
Your essay is due tomorrow:
  1. Cover with your name and the title
  2. Published piece
  3. Draft
  4. Planning page

TASK Question: “Were the hardships faced by the Patriots during the American Revolution worth the risks that they took?”

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Homework Number 2-19 (11/23/2016)
Class 707: Please bring in your permission slip for the band trip on 12/23.

Math
Complete the Thanksgiving Packet.
Complete Gino's Pizza Palace Project.

Science
ONE
Please copy the diaram of the transverse wave and the compressional wave on page 215.  Identify the following on each:
1. wavelength
2. amplitude
3. crest and trough (transverse wave)
4. rarefaction and comprssion (compressional wave)

TWO
Make sure that all of the following words are included in your science dictionary.
  1. Wave
  2. Transverse wave
  3. Compressional wave
  4. Wavelength
  5. Frequency
  6. Rarefaction
  7. Compression
  8. Reflection
  9. Refraction
  10. Diffraction

You will have a quiz on waves this coming Wednesday (11/30/2016).

ELA

Social Studies
The draft of your essay is due on Monday. The final copy is due the Tuesday after Thanksgiving Break, but you may turn it in early for +5. (Cover, published piece, draft, and writing plan)

Essay Question: “Were the hardships faced by the Patriots during the American Revolution worth the risks that they took?”

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Homework Number 2-18  (11/22/2016)

Class 707: Please bring in your permission slip for the band trip on 12/23.

Math
Continue to work on the Thanksgiving Day Packet.

Science
Draw and label a picture of a transverse wave and a compressional wave.  Then, draw three diagrams to illustrate reflection, refraction, and diffraction. Use your notes and pages 214-215 for help.
(In your notebook)

ELA

Social Studies
Create a plan for your essay (on loose-leaf or a handout with triangles).  The plan is due tomorrow.  You may start the draft whenever you are ready. The final copy is due the Tuesday after Thanksgiving Break, but you may turn it in early for +5.

Essay Question: “Were the hardships faced by the Patriots during the American Revolution worth the risks that they took?”

Monday, November 21, 2016

Math
Start your Thanksgiving packet.

Science
Read pages 212-218 in your textbook.  Answer questions 1-5 on page 218 in your notebook.

ELA
Edit and revise the essay you wrote in class today.  Due on Wednesday.

Social Studies
Write at least six specific facts that support your claim for the TASK question and at least two facts that support the counterclaim. Use pages 113-134 of your textbook if you still need information or go to Ducksters.com and click on “American Revolution.”
If you are ready, start planning your essay.  (Use the sheet in the back of your notebook.)
“Were the hardships faced by the Patriots during the American Revolution worth the risks that they took?.”

Link for ducksters.com (American Revolution)

(If the link does not work, just type ducksters.com into your address bar at the top of the screen.)