Friday, February 28, 2014


Quiz next week USe the quizlet to practice your vocab !
Genetics Vocab

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Reading Olympics Part 2!!!!!!

Back by popular demand....The Reading Olympics Challenge.  Plenty of medals and ribbons left to award.  Keep on keep on.  We're going until the end of the Trimester March 7th.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014


Keep on, keep on...reading for a medal!

NO homework otherwise!

Monday, February 24, 2014


1.  Keep reading for a medal!!

2.  7L only:  a magazine ad for an every day, ordinary object.  You must use one of the persuasion techniques in your ad and be prepared to share who your target audience is.

3. Both 7L and 7T:  Present your ad on Tuesday

Wednesday, February 12, 2014


  • Read.
  • Read some more (-:
  • Open the link below, read the blog post about this newly released book, and leave a Comment.  Should I purchase it for our library?  
  • Sign out one or two library books for reading over vacation.
  • Expository Paragraph Template sheet

Monday, February 10, 2014

Math Due Tuesday

  • p. 230   16 and 17
  • Check your Understanding  1,2, 3A


Study for test for Unit C

Social Studies

No Homework  :)

ELA due Tuesday

  • Reading Olympics Begins Tonight...please keep track of minutes your read each night.
  • 7T:  Springboard homework=None
  • 7L:  2 papers from Springboard:  p. 108 (#6,7)  AND pp. 109,110

Sunday, February 9, 2014


Do you agree with the statement that America is a society based on consumerism?

Do you think peer pressure influences your buying choices?

How would you describe your own consumer life?

Consumerism= money+goods+spending+production+advertising+debt+more+more+more

The Game of Consumeropoly

Friday, February 7, 2014

ELA due Monday

  • Read Please!
  • Complete Questions 6 & 7 on the sheet "  Media, Advertising and Consumer Choices."  You will be sharing your responses in Discussion Groups on Monday.


Test over unit C next week. Use this link to help prepare for some of the vocabulary that we should knowscience unit C quizlet

Thursday, February 6, 2014


  • Read for 1/2 hour.
  • Be ready to present your Poster to your class Friday.  This will be a Silent Show.  The poster must "speak" for itself.  Classmates will leave feedback on a Stickie. 

Tuesday, February 4, 2014


Complete analysis #3 on page C108 Your answer must include your 2 recommendations and the tradeoffs associated with each recommendation

Monday, February 3, 2014


Complete analysis #1 and 2 on page C 108
Remember to support your response with evidence from your classwork

Sunday, February 2, 2014

ELA Homework and Tuesday's ELA Resources

Homework due Tuesday:

  • #2 Sentence in Writer's Notebook  and
  • 1/2 Hour Reading

1.  What is a Fishbowl conversation?

2.  How are teens affected by advertising?


teens and ads: