Thursday, March 29, 2012

Homework


ELA: Please leave comments and questions and I'll get back to you!!!
  • (at least half) Round 1 of Speech due Monday
  • 1-2 pages drafted in paragraphs (5+)
  • essay/article format
  • typed
  • double-spaced
Speech Prompt: Write a speech you will deliver to your classmates. Tell about a time in American history when a person (or a group of people) worked together to improve the lives of others. Explain WHO he/she is, WHAT their work was, WHAT motivated them, WHERE these events occurred, HOW they made a difference and improved lives. Finally, include HOW their efforts have lasted or remain important today.

HAVE A WONDERFUL 3-DAY WEEKEND!


Science: reading questions for osteoporosis
Math: none
SS: 7T- pg 122 #4

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

The Hunger Games


http://onpoint.wbur.org/2012/03/23/hunger-games


Homework:
ELA: KWL - L column due (tic tac toe)
Reading: read 30 minutes
Science: Peppi and Bollo questions
Math: decimal multiplication sheet
SS: 7L- none; 7T read section 2 and do questions 2, 3 on page 122

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Homework

ELA:
  • KWL the L column must be completed.
  • Read for 1/2 tonight.
  • Have 1 article located on the internet and bookmarked (about your speech topic)
Math: page 246 #18-34
Social Studies: 2 words from 5-2 on triple entry journal in pages
Science: final draft of body systems due tomorrow
Other:

Monday, March 26, 2012

Homework

ELA:
  • The W must be completed completely on your KWL
  • Read for 1/2 hour at home.
Social Studies: Prepare for Quiz over 5-1
Science:(7L) read page 34-35 and do questions 1-6 on page 36; (7T) read 34-35 and questions 1,2,5
Math: page 237 #6-14
Other: tweak slideshows for guidance

Friday, March 23, 2012

Homework

ELA:
  • Complete the K and the W on your KWL PLUS sheet for Monday's Class
  • Steal Time to Read.
Math: none

Science: none

Social Studies: 7T- none; 7L- 5-1 worksheet

Other:

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Homework

ELA:
  • Round 2 of News Story due!!!!!!
  • Steal time to read.
  • Thursday Book Notes
  • Speech Topic

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Homework

ELA:

  • Take your news story to Round 2. Bold print a bunch of your verbs. Use your laptop thesaurus to improve your word choices. Plus...revise any first names only by changing to last names (formal).
  • Book Notes: Dialogue.
Science: 7L-Questions over Peppi and Bollo; 7T- read peppi and bollo

Math: Vocab 92-94

SS: Oasis in triple entry journal

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Homework

ELA:
  • Round 1 of News Story must be ready. We're working on Round 2 Wednesday
  • Google Search for (american history and movements and change)
    or (famous american volunteers) or (volunteer organization in maine ) or
    (people helping people) \
  • Bring in info to add to our lists about the Speech topics
  • Book Notes for Tuesday (List characters)
  • Steal time to read.
Math: none
Social Studies: finish labeling map
Science: 7L- read peppi and bollo; 7T questions about Dr Tosi
Other:

Monday, March 19, 2012

Homework

ELA:
  • Complete the "Monday" section of Book Notes.
  • Complete the Questions on the sheet about your Reading Record and Progress. I will collect your Reading Record sheet & that handout Tuesday.
  • Bring a couple of names of people in American history who volunteered to make a difference and improve lives. National or local.
Math:
Science:
Social Studies:
Other: Guidance Class Slide Show due this week.

Friday, March 16, 2012

Homework

ELA:
  • Steal time to read.
  • Extra Credit due Monday: optional; BDN article must be coded for interesting info (!) and important info (--->) to count for credit.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Homework

ELA:
  • Round 1 of News Story due tomorrow (Friday)
  • Writer's Notebook due Friday too. We'll count your Woot Woot's.
  • Trimester ends tomorrow.
Science: Questions B 1-2, C, D 1-2, E 1-2
Math: Review and Assessment
Social Studies: Chapter test tomorrow
Other- Guidance Slide Show

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Wednesday homework

ELA: fun event article in 3rd person- 1st draft
Science: 1st draft of body systems report due tomorrow
Math: 7T page 225 spiral review; 7L pg 226 #1-24
SS: 7L- review worksheet

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

March 13th homework

Science: work on rough draft of body systems- due Thursday

ELA: read; finish article and KWL

Math: worksheet

SS: map activity

Monday, March 12, 2012

Homework

ELA:
  • Reading Record sheets up to date?
  • 7T: KWL and news article coded due Tuesday.
  • Steal time to read
Science:
start working on writing about how human body systems work together to keep us alive- rough draft due Thursday

Math:
page 224 #11-18

SS:
page 108 Reviewing main ideas #1-7

Friday, March 9, 2012

Homework

ELA:
  • Be sure you have your New York Times article printed and ready to go on Monday
  • Find time to read

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Homework

ELA:
Science: none
Math: none
SS: study for Vietnam quiz

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Homework

ELA:
  • Reply to at least 1 Post on the blog
  • Alien Quickwrite done?
  • Steal time to read.
  • NWEA reading goals due Friday
Social Studies: 4-5 quiz tomorrow
Math: finish flag for Friday
Science: study for Thursday's test
Other: Winter Sports Banquet tonight at 6pm

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Homework 3/6

Science: complete worksheet 16.1
ELA: post friendly letter about current reading book
Math: page 224 #1-9
SS: Vietnam worksheet

Homework

ELA:
  • Read Article #2 and add notes to the Questionnaire
  • Have your Quickwrite ready for Wed. (Alien spaceship landing)
Math:
Science:
Social Studies:
Other:

Monday, March 5, 2012

HOMEWORK

ELA:
  • Comment on blog about the book you're reading. Follow specific directions.
  • Quickwrite: Alien Spaceship Lands in Hancock
  • Read news story and take notes on handout "Qualities of News Articles"
Math: none
Science: Study Guide 1-8 due Tuesday
Social Studies: Questions 2, 3, 4 p. 103
Other?

What are you reading these days?


Write a quickie friendly letter to your classmates, and tell them what you are reading. Include a few details: title, author, genre, personal rating and why, and who you think might like this book too.