Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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For my Jewish students and families: G’mar Hatima Tova…wishing you a meaningful fast.

Homework: 
AC: Current Event News Article #4 is due Friday,  September 21
OL: Current Event News Article #3 is due Friday, September 21

Current Events Homework
Some reminders about Current Event News Articles:
**Articles must be printed and turned in with the write-up
**Articles may not be older than three weeks from the actual due date
** A well-developed paragraph is a minimum of five sentences
**The write-up (submission) must be typed on a 12 point standard font (please see your handout for specifics)

AC Current Event Homework

OL Current Events News Article HW

First quarter standards

Notebook Assessment Alert: Please make sure your  Interactive Notebook is up-to-date…you will have
notebook quiz before the fall break.

Geographical Understandings Test Alert: Friday, October 5…study guides were handed out last week.

Today in Social Studies:
Periods 3,5,6:  Block Schedule due to IOWA testing

  •  Complete and check Three Religions Webquest

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Monday, September 17, 2018

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Homework: 
AC: Current Event News Article #4 is due Friday,  September 21
OL: Current Event News Article #3 is due Friday, September 21

Current Events Homework
Some reminders about Current Event News Articles:
**Articles must be printed and turned in with the write-up
**Articles may not be older than three weeks from the actual due date
** A well-developed paragraph is a minimum of five sentences
**The write-up (submission) must be typed on a 12 point standard font (please see your handout for specifics)

AC Current Event Homework

OL Current Events News Article HW

First quarter standards

Notebook Assessment Alert: Please make sure your  Interactive Notebook is up-to-date…you will have
notebook quiz before the fall break.

Geographical Understandings Test AlertFriday, October 5…study guides were handed out last week.

Students: Please bring ear buds/headphones to class, Thursday, September 13-Tuesday, September 18

Today in Social Studies:
Periods 7,4,6:  Block Schedule due to IOWA testing

  •  Three Religions Webquest

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Fri-YAY, September 14, 2018

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Homework: 
Have a fantastic weekend!
Upcoming:
AC: Current Event News Article #4 is due Friday,  September 21
OL: Current Event News Article #3 is due Friday, September 21

Current Events Homework
Some reminders about Current Event News Articles:
**Articles must be printed and turned in with the write-up
**Articles may not be older than three weeks from the actual due date
** A well-developed paragraph is a minimum of five sentences
**The write-up (submission) must be typed on a 12 point standard font (please see your handout for specifics)

AC Current Event Homework

OL Current Events News Article HW

First quarter standards

Notebook Assessment Alert: Please make sure your  Interactive Notebook is up-to-date…you will have
notebook quiz before the fall break. 

Geographical Understandings Test AlertFriday, October 5…study guides were handed out yesterday/today

Students: Please bring ear buds/headphones to class, Thursday, September 13-Wednesday, September 19 

Today in Social Studies:
Periods 7,4,5:  Block Schedule due to IOWA testing 

  •  Begin Three Religions Webquest

 

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

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Homework: 
Have a wonderful Thursday evening!
Upcoming:
AC: Current Event News Article #4 is due Friday,  September 21
OL: Current Event News Article #3 is due Friday, September 21

Current Events Homework
Some reminders about Current Event News Articles:
**Articles must be printed and turned in with the write-up
**Articles may not be older than three weeks from the actual due date
** A well-developed paragraph is a minimum of five sentences
**The write-up (submission) must be typed on a 12 point standard font (please see your handout for specifics)

AC Current Event Homework

OL Current Events News Article HW

First quarter standards

Notebook Assessment Alert: Please make sure your  Interactive Notebook is up-to-date…you will have
notebook quiz before the fall break. 

Students: Please bring ear buds/headphones to class, Thursday, September 13-Wednesday, September 19 

Today in Social Studies:
Periods 6,7:  Block Schedule due to IOWA testing 

  • Ethnic Groups versus Religious Groups=> Powerpoint Guided Notes

Period 3:  Begin Three Religions Webquest

 

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

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Homework: 
Have a wonderful Wednesday evening!
Upcoming:
AC: Current Event News Article #4 is due Friday,  September 21
OL: Current Event News Article #3 is due Friday, September 21

Current Events Homework
Some reminders about Current Event News Articles:
**Articles must be printed and turned in with the write-up
**Articles may not be older than three weeks from the actual due date
** A well-developed paragraph is a minimum of five sentences
**The write-up (submission) must be typed on a 12 point standard font (please see your handout for specifics)

AC Current Event Homework

OL Current Events News Article HW

First quarter standards

Notebook Assessment Alert: Please make sure your  Interactive Notebook is up-to-date…you will have
notebook quiz before the fall break. 

Students: Please bring ear buds/headphones to class, starting tomorrow-Wednesday, September 19 

Today in Social Studies:
Periods 3,4,5:  Block Schedule due to CogAT testing 

  • Ethnic Groups versus Religious Groups=> Powerpoint Guided Notes

 

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CogAt and IOWA Testing Information

Parents and Students,

The CogAT and IOWA testing week begins tomorrow. 

Please remember: 

  • Old-fashioned lead pencils only…please have two 
  • An eraser (if the pencil does not have an eraser)
  • A fictional book to read after testing  

Additionally:

  • No water bottles are allowed during the testing period 
  • No smart watches or watches that beep 
  • Cellphones turned off and stored in lockers 
  • No calculators are allowed 

Go to bed early during the testing period.  Get good sleep so you are alert and ready to do your best thinking!

Finally, please have a good breakfast with protein.  Students, you do not have snacks before, during, or after the testing period.  

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Monday, September 10- Tuesday, September 11, 2018

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For my Jewish students: May you have a good and sweet year.

Homework: 
Have a wonderful Monday and Tuesdsay evening!
Upcoming:
AC: Current Event News Article #4 is due Friday,  September 21
OL: Current Event News Article #3 is due Friday, September 21

Current Events Homework
Some reminders about Current Event News Articles:
**Articles must be printed and turned in with the write-up
**Articles may not be older than three weeks from the actual due date
** A well-developed paragraph is a minimum of five sentences
**The write-up (submission) must be typed on a 12 point standard font (please see your handout for specifics)

AC Current Event Homework

OL Current Events News Article HW

First quarter standards

Notebook Assessment AlertPlease make sure your  Interactive Notebook is up-to-date…you will have
notebook quiz before the fall break.   If your notebook is in disarray, plan on coming in early on either or both of these dates.  Due to testing, no other dates will be offered.
Friday, September 7 at 8:15 AM
Tuesday, September 11 at 8:15 AM

Today in Social Studies

  • Remembering 9/11: “The Secret History of 9/11” documentary
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Fri-YAY, September 7, 2018

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For my Jewish students: May you have a good and sweet year. 

 

Homework: 
Have a fantastic weekend!

Current Events Homework
Some reminders about Current Event News Articles:
**Articles must be printed and turned in with the write-up
**Articles may not be older than three weeks from the actual due date
** A well-developed paragraph is a minimum of five sentences
**The write-up (submission) must be typed on a 12 point standard font (please see your handout for specifics)

AC Current Event Homework

OL Current Events News Article HW

First quarter standards

Notebook Assessment Alert: Please make sure your  Interactive Notebook is up-to-date…you will have
notebook quiz before the fall break.   If your notebook is in disarray, plan on coming in early on either or both of these dates.  Due to testing, no other dates will be offered.
Friday, September 7 at 8:15 AM
Tuesday, September 11 at 8:15 AM

The make-up for the Environmental Issues Quiz is Monday, September 10, at 8:15.

Today in Social Studies:

  • Environmental Issues Quiz
  • Water and Oil Summarizing A,B,Cs => complete if not finished in class  yesterday
  • Read quietly

 

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Thursday, September 6, 2018

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Students:  If you did not finish your Summarizing A,B,Cs in class today, you may come in tomorrow morning at 8:15 to complete the assignment.

Homework: 
Periods 3,4,6,7:  Current Events News Article #3 is due tomorrow, Friday, September 7

Current Events Homework
Some reminders about Current Event News Articles:
**Articles must be printed and turned in with the write-up
**Articles may not be older than three weeks from the actual due date
** A well-developed paragraph is a minimum of five sentences
**The write-up (submission) must be typed on a 12 point standard font (please see your handout for specifics)

AC Current Event Homework

OL Current Events News Article HW

First quarter standards

Notebook Assessment Alert: Please make sure your  Interactive Notebook is up-to-date…you will have
notebook quiz before the fall break.   If your notebook is in disarray, plan on coming in early on either or both of these dates.  Due to testing, no other dates will be offered.
Friday, September 7 at 8:15 AM
Tuesday, September 11 at 8:15

Quiz Tomorrow: Friday, September 7
Environmental Issues and Land Use/Population Density
Study pages:  Impact Handout (7B), Water Handouts (8B, 9B, 10B), and oil (12B)

Today in Social Studies:

  • Water and Oil Summarizing A,B,Cs => due end of class today

 

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

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Parents:
If you want to be included in my email updates (every 3-4 weeks), please email me with your name and your student’s name. I will add you to my address book.

Homework: 
Periods 3,4,6,7:  Current Events News Article #3 is due Friday, September 7

Current Events Homework
Some reminders about Current Event News Articles:
**Articles must be printed and turned in with the write-up
**Articles may not be older than three weeks from the actual due date
** A well-developed paragraph is a minimum of five sentences
**The write-up (submission) must be typed on a 12 point standard font (please see your handout for specifics)

AC Current Event Homework

OL Current Events News Article HW

First quarter standards

Notebook Assessment Alert: Please make sure your  Interactive Notebook is up-to-date…you will have
notebook quiz before the fall break.   If your notebook is in disarray, plan on coming in early on either or both of these dates.  Due to testing, no other dates will be offered.
Friday, September 7 at 8:15 AM
Tuesday, September 11 at 8:15 

Quiz Alert:  Friday, September 7
Environmental Issues and Land Use/Population Density
Study pages:  Impact Handout (7B), Water Handouts (8B, 9B, 10B), and oil (12B)

Today in Social Studies:

  • “Black Gold”  Think Aloud 

 

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