Wednesday, November 30, 2016

ELA Today

Your original myth will have an original character you create.  However, in your myth you will need a god or goddess.

Science

Complete analysis questions #1,3,4,5,6 on page C-43


Tuesday, November 29, 2016

ELA Tuesday

Demeter and Persephone Vocabulary:

https://quizlet.com/170186616/demeter-and-persephone-vocabulary-and-spelling-flash-cards/


Orpheus and Eurydice Vocabulary:

https://quizlet.com/170165720/orpheus-and-eurydice-spelling-and-fluency-challenge-flash-cards/

Math for Tuesday

Today you are going to practice what you learned about yesterday. 


  1. Go to the link below and read about proportions.
  2. I want you to take some notes about direct proportionality.
    1. Thing you learned
    2. Something you already knew.
    3. A question you still have.
  3. Once your notes are finished, go to page 93 questions 26-33 


Monday, November 28, 2016

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Link to Social Studies Assessment on Hinduism

https://docs.google.com/a/hancockgrammar.org/document/d/1xuO89SbJELeRXpl_LI-mO0acSxDwidBCvRTCqfMqefo/edit?usp=sharing


Be sure to go to 'file' then 'make a copy'

Science

Read Pages C-33 thru C-35 about the following persons contribution to Germ Theory
Virchow
Semmelweis
Pasteur



Monday, November 14, 2016

Math for Monday

We looked at conversions today. We expanded on the idea of rates and unit rates with our notes. Tonight's homework is a few simple conversions. Page 85 question 4. The conversion chart is posted below for reference. Happy converting!

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

SS due Thursday-

Hinduism section 6- Beliefs about Dharma- pg 164-165 in text, pg 25 in packet.

ELA Wednesday

During class you are assigned a writing prompt to do in your Writer's Notebook for a short time frame...20 minutes...your last writing you completed was for a much longer time frame.   Writing Standard #10 expects both kinds of writing tasks.


Choose from these 2 specific tasks.   Both require you write a letter ( to yourself or to someone specific).

#1   Share your thoughts, feelings, observations, knowledge, wonderings, etc. about the results of the 2016 United States Presidential election.  Develop with specific details.

#2   Share your thoughts, feelings, observations, knowledge, wonderings, etc. about the results of any or all of Maine's Referendum Questions 2016----->  Click HERE

Math Link for Wednesday Homework

If you did not get a chance to finish in class, please make sure CYU 8-1 page 81 Questions 9 & 10 is completed before class tomorrow. I will be checking over it carefully. 


Here is the new video for finding proportions that are equal. Hope you enjoyed shooting baskets today! I know I did.....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozwDksEmakk

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

ELA due Wednesday

Read 1/2 hour

SS due Wednesday

Complete section 4 in text and Packet "Hindu Beliefs about Brahman"

Video Link for Math for Tuesday

Here is the link for the video. Please watch and take notes/engage in the video. See you tomorrow!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n72TR86dPIE

Monday, November 7, 2016

ELA Monday

Alternative Resource for Monday's Assignment due Tuesday:

http://greece.mrdonn.org/myths.html

Friday, November 4, 2016

Science Article

read the article about the lepper colony in Hawaii
 Summarize the article  in 2 well written paragraphsWas this a "bad place" to be quarantined ?
Hawaii Lepper colony article


Thursday, November 3, 2016

ELA due Friday and MOnday

1.  completed crossword due Friday

2.  Revised essay that was due today about the myth "Daedalus and Icarus"  due Friday

2.  This task:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XeHiFy_nC0Ix9iAZ1EYgi_3-u6RvAVHysQPu57n-_FQ/edit    due MOnday

Science

Complete the discussion web for the statement'
People with infectious diseases should be quarantined"
Look at both sides of the issue

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Due Thursday

1.  The Literary Essay (mini) for the myth "Daedalus and Icarus".  Prompt:  Choose 1.  Explain a theme in the myth.     OR     Summarize the myth.


IF....you would like...for EXTRA Points, insert 1-2 images to support your content somehow.  Must be supportive for extra points.

2.  Watch the video "King Midas:"Be prepared for a whole group discussion on Thursday on a few subjects:  Its theme, setting, characterization, conflict, etc.

King Midas <----------Click link

Math for Wednesday

Today we did some more practice of SOLVING inequalities. Lots of us are still struggling, so we are planning a big group practice session tomorrow. Be prepared to work hard! We have an assessment for Friday!

If you are still struggling, watch the YouTube videos again and take notes where you are still having questions.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

ELA Tuesday

Due Wednesday

Comprehension questions 1-15 for the myth " Daedalus and Icarus."

Science

Read article Just What the Doctor Ordered-- complete the compression questions at the end
The article is about Polio-- Remember the "Summer Fever" clinical trial
This picture is of a ward in a hospital full of children in an "Iron Lung" -- a device that helped the children to breathe

Tuesday in Math Class

We practiced SOLVING two step inequalities today in class after watching a few videos and working through examples. 

Remember, the videos can be accessed anytime for reference! 

What was one thing you noticed was DIFFERENT about solving equations vs. inequalities? 
Comment below.

Video Links

Video 1:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BSjRL3ULGs

Video 2:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t1CKu_uod5c

Video 3:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZIArBmsV9Y

Video 4:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPRbBgwzlGc