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Posted: September 30, 2013

Start watching some movies.  We're going to be writing movie reviews soon!

Posted: September 30, 2013

Math - Solve the equations that you modeled last week.  Plan to stay after school for help if you do not have this complete. Social Studies - Complete the questions about Egypt.

Posted: September 30, 2013

Empathy - Being aware of and sharing another person's feelings, experiences, and emotions.

Posted: September 26, 2013

Math - use algebra to solve each equation Group 1 2x - 1 = 711 = 4a - 15 + 2m = 91 = 10 - 3x13 - 2x = 53x - 6 = 12 Group 2 4x = -1612 = -3x-21 = 7x6x = -30 L/A - Complete drafts of at least 2 of your BODY paragraphs.  This should go in your DRAFTING folder.

Posted: September 25, 2013

Math - complete the Algebra sheet started in class. L/A - complete a web for each step that you created.

Posted: September 24, 2013

Math - Solve the following problems. Use a model to solve each equation.  Verify the solution. -2x = -6-15 = 3x-24 = -4x9x = -27 -2x + 3 = 13-2x - 3 = -132x - 3 = -132x + 3 = -13 L/A - Take one of your steps and create a paragraph web.  Be ready to do several more tomorrow!

Posted: September 23, 2013

feign - to pretend to feel something, such as an injury, illness, or emotion.

Posted: September 23, 2013

Write an equation for each problem, represent the equation with tiles, and solve the equation using tiles. Three more than six times a number is 21.  Let n represent the number.Maeve wants her friends to guess how many cards she has in her hand.  She says that if the number of cards in her hand is tripled, and 4 are added, then she has 22 cards.Pick a topic from your list and brainstorm as many steps as possible (think vomit draft) Make sure you hand in your social studies homework from last week.

Posted: September 19, 2013

Complete the article on Wi-Fi that we didn't get to yesterday.  Make sure you have your 12 writing topics ready.

Posted: September 18, 2013

Plot your table of values from yesterday's homework on graph paper. Complete the Social Studies article on WiFi.

Posted: September 18, 2013

Math - Create a table of values for each of the growing patterns we reviewed in class.  L/A - Have a list of 12 potential procedural speech topics ready for class.

Posted: September 16, 2013

Extend each growing pattern 2 more times.

Posted: September 16, 2013

hedonist - a person who believes that pleasure is the highest good in life.

Posted: September 12, 2013

In complete sentences, answer the following questions in regard to The Lottery. Were you surprised by the ending of the story? If not, at what point did you know what was going to happen? If so, how did you feel as the ending unfolded? How did the author lull us into thinking this was a normal town? or How did the filmmaker make the town look normal?

Posted: September 11, 2013

Revise your draft about your Utopian society.  Include an illustration.  This is due Friday, September 13. Your writing should demonstrate an understanding of the six traits of effective writing as outlined in class. IdeasOrganizationWord ChoiceSentence FluencyVoiceConventions Your revised copy should be about 1-2 pages long.