Friday, October 30, 2015

SS due Monday

Brandon, Ryan, Issac:  Read and answer questions for 4.3 - Guilds
Lucy, Jacob, Alison:  Read and answer questions for 4.4- Trade and Commerce
Acadia, Tyler, Cameron, Aaron:  Read and answer questions for 4.5 -Homes and Households
Rosalyn, Georgianna, Katie:  Read and answer questions for 4.6 - Disease and Medical Treatment
Julia, Finn, Torri, Asia:  Read and answer questions for 4.7 - Crime and Punishment

Thursday, October 29, 2015

SS due Friday

Complete 4.2 reading and questions.

Math Homework for Thursday Night

Mrs. Beals handed out a 2-page practice sheet on the
 Distributive Property. 

There are 24 questions, give yourself plenty of time to work on this!

Wednesday, October 28, 2015


Complete analysis questions 1-3 for lesson 30 "It's Catching"

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

ELA due Wednesday

I think most of you did this in class…I am collecting the Editing CUPS Count sheet Wednesday.

Math Homework for Tuesday 10/27

Check Your Understanding & Lesson Practice 5-1 
page 53 
Questions (8-11)

Monday, October 26, 2015

ELA due Tuesday or Later

Due Tuesday:   1/2  hour of reading

Due during the next 4 weeks:   reading a collection of myths.   I gave you a special form to keep in your binders for this form.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

SS due Friday

Have a first draft of your poem typed.  We will spend Friday's class conferencing, revising, playing with syntax and formatting.  Your Round 1 will be due at the end of class Friday.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

SS due Thursday

have 4 or 5 stanzas of your assessment complete for class

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Math Homework for Tuesday 10/20

Check Your Understanding & Lesson Practice 4-4
Page 44 Questions (14-20)

ELA due Wednesday

1.  The Writing Prompt from Today's class with an illustration and sent to the new ELA folder.

ELA and National Writing DAy

Monday, October 19, 2015


Complete Analysis questions for lesson 10
Complete questions 1-4 of review papers TEST ON WEDNESDAY
Virtual Clinical Trial Link

Math Homework for Monday 10/19

Check Your Understanding & Lesson Practice 4-3 
page 40 questions 2-8

Thursday, October 15, 2015


If your group did not complete all packet work, you MUST complete it for homework.  If you need a book, be sure to check the earlier blog post about creating a TCI account.


REview the Clinical Trial Proposal for Study #2 The Burn Cream

ELA for Friday

1.  Vocabulary Quiz…you practiced this on Tuesday.  Hope you ace it!  This is an assessment of the academic vocabulary for unit one's first assessment "The Personal Narrative."

2.  My hope is you will be able to pass in your assessment tomorrow:  the personal narrative final drafts and your revision notes typed.

During class I tomorrow you will have an opportunity to edit your draft and maybe even be a peer editor.   We'll be using a strategy called CUPS:

Wednesday, October 14, 2015


Complete the analysis questions for lesson 9
Sick Day

ELA Resources and What's Due Thursday

1.  1/2 hour minimum reading

2.  Quizlet Friday for an assessment of Unit 1 vocabulary

3.  Final Draft of Personal Narrative AND Notes from Conference due Friday

During Conferences Today:

1.  Reader/Writer

  • You are to read your partner's draft…twice.  Once silently and once aloud to her/him. Then give them feedback:  I liked the words you used like…  I like the way you described…. Something missing is…I think your beginning is…I would suggest dialogue…Your word choices are…because...
  • In your Writer's Notebook, jot down a few notes.  Listen carefully to your draft read aloud.  Take notes on what might be changed.  Ask questions to get feedback for revisions (What do you want to know more about?  What part doesn't make sense?  What elements are missing?  How's my hook?  What do you plan to do for revisions?

I will collect the notes as part of the assessment due on Friday.  Please type them and title them:

My Notes from my Writing Conference.  


Tuesday, October 13, 2015

ELA due Wednesday

1.  Read 1/2  hour.

2.  Your personal narrative ready for writing group sharing??

Picture Day tomorrow!


Investigative Report must be done and handed in first thing in the morning. If you cannot do this plan on staying after school

Friday, October 9, 2015


Work for 15-20 minutes on your Investigative Report

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Homework for Thursday Night

Check Your Understanding & Lesson Practice 
page 30 Questions (6-15)

**Reminder, tomorrow you have an assessment!**

Create a TCI account for SS

1) Go to 
2) Click on the purple "Student Sign In" button (upper right corner)
3) Click on the green "Create Account" button
4) Enter the teacher email:
      Then enter your last name, your first initial, username and password then confirm your password.

Once you are in, make sure you sign up for your class.


 4-5 statements that help to explain the data that you collected in today's science class. WHat are the numbers telling you about your results? WHat are the numbers telling you about your original hypothesis?
WHat would you do next???

Wednesday, October 7, 2015


Complete a well written procedure that will test your chosen variable for part B of Lesson 8 Data Toss.
If you don't have a procedure you will not conduct the activity until you do

Friday, October 2, 2015

Science Due Wednesday Oct 7

Complete analysis questions for lesson 8 part A
Page A 37

Thursday, October 1, 2015

ELA due Friday

Writing Prompt:  Was Walter Dean Myers a bad boy?

Social Studies Due Friday

Read pages 30-31 in text and complete questions 1-4 on pages 7 and 8 in your packets.