Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Homework Number 3-2 (01/10/2016)

Buckle Down workbook
page 99, numbers 21-26

Blue Book
page 240, 21-24
page 243, 11-17

Read pages 282-283 in your textbook.  Answer questions 2 and 5 on page 283.

Extra Credit: Adopt an element.  Make an attractive tile that is a copy of the one in the back of your textbook.  On a separate sheet of paper, write a paragraph that gives interesting facts about your element.

Periodic Table Song with words

Copy the new Word Gen words and definitions into your vocabulary notebook.

Social Studies
Write a short speech about the role of government in our lives (Helping Hands or Hands Off):
Paragraph One:  Present your group’s claim/argument/thesis and provide supporting evidence.
Paragraph Two: Present the counterclaim and one piece of supporting evidence.
Paragraph Three: Refute the counterclaim (explain why your claim is better than the counterclaim) and write a concluding sentence.
You must use a quotation from the Constitution or textbook.  Cite your evidence.
(Write on loose-leaf)

Success Criteria for your Helping Hands/Hands Off Speech

  1. I can write in complete, organized paragraphs.
  2. I can write a clear claim/thesis at the end of the introduction.
  3. I can give and cite clear evidence that supports my claim.
  4. I can provide a counterclaim and rebut it.
  5. I can write a clear conclusion that restates my claim and gives a strong closing sentence.

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