February 12

Math 8: Week of 2/12/18 to 2/16/18

Monday:

  • Lesson 8-1: Representing Relationships
  • How to Write Equation of a Line flipbook
  • Writing equation of a line given the slope and one point
  • HW: Pizzazz p. 159 (due tomorrow – graded for accuracy)

Tuesday:

  • Go over Pizzazz p. 159
  • Lesson 8-1: Representing Relationships
  • How to write equation of a line from 2 points
  • CW/HW: Pizzazz p. 160

Wednesday: 

  • Go over Pizzazz p. 160 (glue into notebook to keep as notes)
  • Lesson 8-1: Representing Relationships
    • How to write the equation of a line from a table
  • TAPS Game – Practicing writing equations from tables
  • CW/HW: Worksheet p. 53 #1-4

Thursday: 

  • Check p. 53 w/s (glue into notebook)
  • Lesson 8-2: Construct Functions
    • notes and examples from book
  • CW: p. 590
  • HW: p. 591 #1-9
  • Skills Check tomorrow over Writing Equation of a Line (from slope and a point, from two points, and from a table) and Constructing Functions

Friday: 

  • Check HW p. 591 #1-9
  • Skills Check
  • Weekly Skills #24 (due the Friday after break, March 2nd)
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February 12

Science 8: Week of 2/12/18 to 2/16/18

TEST on Energy and Heat – 2/13/18

Monday:

  • Melting Ice Demo
  • Review Study Guide
  • Energy and Heat Bingo

Tuesday:

  • Test on Energy and Heat
  • Begin Vocabulary TIM Chart for Unit 6: Electricity and Magnetism

Wednesday:

  • Brain POP: Static Electricity
  • Static Electricity Notes
  • Finish Vocabulary TIM Chart

Thursday: 

  • Finish notes on Static Electricity
  • Bill Nye: Static Electricity
  • Charge It! Reader w/s
  • HW: Static Electricity Reinforcement (due tomorrow, FRIDAY 2/16 and will NOT be accepted for a late grade because answers will be reviewed in class)

Friday: 

  • Detecting Charge Quick Lab (p. 477)
  • Charge and Carry Exploration
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February 6

Science 8: Week of 2/5/18 to 2/9/18

Monday:

  • Misconceptions about Heat: Video Clip
  • Temperature Notes
  • Temperature Scale Conversions Practice
  • Finish worksheets from Friday

Tuesday: 

  • Temperature vs. Heat
  • Heat Notes
  • Reinforcement: Heat Transfer Practice
  • Headline summary: Write a headline summarizing the difference between heat and temperature
  • Heat Cloze w/s
  • HW: Due tomorrow handouts from Friday (Mittens problem, Compare and Contrast Convection, Conduction, Radiation, Heat Transfer Practice Scenarios)

Wednesday:

  • Thermal Energy Vocabulary worksheet
  • Work on Study Guide for TEST TUESDAY (2/13)
    • p. 1-3 are due Friday
    • p. 4-5 are due Monday

Thursday:

  • Heat Transfer Lab
    • If you have been absent, come see me to get a lab handout with provided data that can be used to complete the lab without having to physically do the lab.

Friday:

 

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February 6

Math 8: Week of 2/5/18 to 2/9/18

TEST WAS MOVED TO THURSDAY (2/8)

Monday:

  • Practice problems
  • Hand back and review the last 2 quizzes (slope and y=mx + b)
  • Finish the study guide & skills check from Friday
  • Complete and turn in any missing work

Tuesday:

  • Review & grade study guide
  • Review & grade the skills check
  • Work on weekly skills #23

Wednesday:

  • Stained Glass Graphing Activity

Thursday:

  • Unit 5 Test Part 1
  • Finish stained glass
  • Linear vs. Nonlinear w/s

Friday:

  • Unit 5 Test Part 2
  • Sign up for Delta Math (Teacher code: 977403)
    • After you create an account, it takes you to the login. Where it says email, put in the username you created and whatever you picked as your password
    • Do the practice assignments that have been created
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January 29

Math 8: Week of 1/29/18 to 2/2/18

Monday:

  • Lesson 7-8: Slope & Similar Triangles
    • Graphic Organizer and notes/examples in the book
  • CW: p. 528
  • HW: p. 529 – 532 #1-5, 8, 9, 16, 17

Tuesday:

  • Check HW (P. 529)
  • Lesson 7-9: Linear Functions (notes and examples in the book)
  • HW: p. 539 #1-4, 6-10, 17-19
  • TEST – TUESDAY (2/6)

Wednesday:

  • Check HW
  • CW: Matching functions w/s & Comparing functions w/s
  • HW: Study Guide (due Monday 2/5) and Weekly Skills #22 (due Friday 2/2)

Thursday: 

  • Lesson 7-10: Linear & Nonlinear Functions
  • CW/HW: p. 547 #1-15
  • Weekly Skills #22 due TOMORROW (2/2)

Friday:

  • Check Weekly Skills #22
  • Check HW
  • Linear vs. Nonlinear Functions Card Sort
  • Skills Check
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January 29

Science 8: Week of 1/29/18 – 2/2/18

Monday:

  • Bell Ringer #10
  • Video Clip: Energy Conversions
  • Notes: Energy Conversions & Practice with energy flow charts
  • Review w/s on Types of Energy and Energy Conversions (glue in IAN)
  • Practice w/s on Energy Conversions (glue in IAN)
  • POSTER PROJECT DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO WED. 1/31!!!
  • Quiz on Thursday (2/1) over types of energy and energy conversions

Tuesday:

  • Bell Ringer #11: Where does the energy in the sun come from? (Hint: not what kind of energy does the sun produce, but where does the sun get its own energy from?)
  • BrainPOP – Nuclear Energy
  • Energy Conversions Virtual Lab
  • Exit Ticket: Types of Energy and Energy Transformations

Wednesday:

  • Review Exit Ticket
  • Energy Forms Card Sort & Graphic Organizer
  • HW: Study for Quiz

Thursday: 

  • Quiz: Energy Forms and Transformations
  • Read p. 274-286
  • Directed Reading Packet (due by the end of class tomorrow – 2/2)

Friday:

 

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January 22

Science 8: Week of 1/22 to 1/26

Monday: 

Tuesday: 

  • Bell Ringer #6
  • Notes: Real Life Applications of KE and PE
  • Finish Energy Skate Park Simulation – due FRIDAY (1/26)
  • HW: Study for Quiz on Thursday on KE and PE – Bring your own calculator!
    • KE and PE Practice Questions w/s #1-6 – due Thursday (1/25)

Wednesday:

  • Energy Poster Project – counts as a TEST grade – due Monday (1/29)

Thursday:

  • Bell Ringer #7
  • Check HW #1-6
  • Review KE & PE – Practice w/s
  • Quiz
  • HW: Energy Skate Park PhET Lab due 1/26
    • Poster Project due 1/29

Friday: 

  • Turn in Energy Skate Park PhET Simulation Lab
  • Types of Energy w/s
  • Energy Transformation Game
  • HW: Poster due 1/29 (Monday)
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January 22

Math 8: Week of 1/22 to 1/26

Monday: 

  • Scholastic Achievement Measure: Math Inventory
  • Reminder: Weekly Skills #20 is due tomorrow (1/23)
  • There is no Weekly Skills for this week so we can try to get back on track
  • HW: Finish p. 519 #1, 2, 4-7, 12-15, 24-26 (from 1/16)

Tuesday: 

  • Finish MI
  • Kuta w/s & Pizzazz w/s p. 154 – DUE THURSDAY (1/25)
  • Pizzazz w/s p. 155
  • Why do Elephants have Pointy Tails w/s
  • Study for Quiz on Friday over y = mx + b

Wednesday: 

  • Pizzazz w/s p. 155
  • Why do Elephants… w/s
  • Finish Kuta w/s & Pizzazz p. 154 – due Thursday (1/25)
  • QUIZ Friday

Thursday:

  • HOY VUX Notes handout
  • Check p. 155
  • Complete Why do Elephants… w/s
  • QUIZ tomorrow!!! y= mx + b
    • Must be able to look at the equation of a line and identify the slope and y-intercept
    • Must be able to look at a graph of a line and identify slope and y-intercept
    • Must be able to graph the equation of a line

Friday: 

  • Review y = mx + b & special cases
  • Quiz: y= mx + b
  • Work on Weekly Skills
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January 9

Science 8: Week of 1/8/18 to 1/12/18

Monday:

  • No School

Tuesday:

  • Bell Ringer #3 – (p. 5 of IAN)
  • Video Clip: Kinetic vs. Potential Energy
  • Guided Practice: Calculating KE & PE (p. 6 of IAN)
  • Independent Practice: Kinetic Energy and Potential Energy w/s #1-25 – DUE 1/12/18
  • Concept Circles: Pair-Share

Wednesday & Thursday (Block Schedule):

  • Bell Ringer #4 – (p. 5 of IAN)
  • Bounce Lab & Analysis Questions – due by the end of class
  • Kinetic vs. Potential Energy Practice w/s – due by the end of class
  • HW: Kinetic Energy and Potential Energy w/s #1-25 – DUE 1/12/18

Friday: 

  • Bell Ringer #5 (p. 5 of IAN)
  • Law of Conservation of Energy Notes – Notes 1_12_18
  • Types of Energy Card Sort & Investigation (to be continued)
  • Exit Ticket: KE and PE
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January 9

Math 8: Week of 1/8/18 – 1/12/18

Monday:

  • No School

Tuesday: 

  • Check Kuta w/s on Finding Slope from a Graph
  • Extra slope practice: Pizzazz w/s p. 153 “What Do You Call a Duck That Steals?”
    • DUE – 1/10 (7th Block) or 1/11 (6th Block) — due to clock scheduling for testing
  • HW: STUDY for QUIZ
    • 7th Block – 1/10/18 – second half of class, after additional practice
    • 6th Block – 1/11/18 – second half of class, after additional practice
    • Weekly Skills #19 – DUE 1/12/18
    • Signed Parent Letter for extra credit towards next test – DUE 1/12/18

Wednesday/Thursday (Block Schedule):

  • Check Pizzazz p. 153
  • Manipulative Math Slope Activity
  • Extra Slope Practice – Pizzazz p. 152
  • QUIZ: Slope
  • HW
    • Weekly Skills #19 – DUE 1/12/18
    • Signed Parent Letter for extra credit towards next test – DUE 1/12/18

Friday: 

  • Turn in Weekly Skills #19 & Signed Parent Letter
  • Lesson 7-6: Direct Variation (notes taken in book p. 505 – 510)
  • HW: p. 511 – 514 # 1-10, 13, 18-20
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