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Posted: October 21, 2014

Language Arts - Complete the vocabulary lesson (homophones) Social Studies - Continue working on your new urban legend

Posted: October 20, 2014

Social Studies - Brainstorm the general idea of the new urban legend that you will create.  This should deal with contemporary fears. Math - Complete 6.6 - Creating a Table of Values

Posted: October 17, 2014

Have a great weekend!  Are any students reading this? I'll return your tests on Monday and your job is to correct all errors and return it for Friday.

Posted: October 16, 2014

Social Studies - Your Urban Legend and rationale are both due tomorrow. Math - Study for the test on probablity of independent events and misrepresenting data.

Posted: October 15, 2014

Social Studies - Continue working on writing an urban legend that you have heard previously.  This is due Friday along with an analysis.  Math - Study for your test tomorrow!

Posted: October 14, 2014

SS - Write out an urban legend (one we discussed in class or one that you've encountered elsewhere) and then explain why it exists.  What is it about our culture that makes this story resonate? Math - Work on the practice test we started today in class.  We will have our unit test on Thursday.

Posted: October 6, 2014

L/A - Complete the simile/metaphor activity.  Don't forget to write your extended metaphor poem! We will be reading a good one tomorrow! Math - Complete 7.3 - probabilty of independant events.

Posted: October 1, 2014

There is no written homework today.  Our field trip prevented us from covering enough material to assign homework tonight. We will resume regular homework next week.

Posted: September 30, 2014

L/A - Complete your illustration for this section of our novel. Math - Complete 7.1 - Choosing an Appropriate Graph Remember to have your corrected test returned by Thursday.

Posted: September 29, 2014

Social Studies - Complete the questions for the article on Ebola Virus. Math - Correct any errors on your math test and resubmit by Thursday.

Posted: September 25, 2014

L/A - A complete draft of a memoir is due tomorrow.  This includes a discernible introduction and conclusion. Math - Students had a math test today.  This will be returned on Monday for corrections.  The test will be marked before and after corrections and the two marks will be averaged together.

Posted: September 24, 2014

Math - Use the examples from class today to study for tomorrow's test. L/A - Continue working on your memoir.  The first draft, including the introduction and conclusion, is due on Friday.

Posted: September 23, 2014

Math - Complete the problems we started in class today.  We will have a math test on Thursday, L/A - You should have at least one memoir draft completed by Friday.

Posted: September 23, 2014

Math - Complete the 4 math problems we started in class.  Be sure to circle each step as you complete it and rewrite the problem as you complete each step. L/A - Illustrate a scene from our novel.

Posted: September 18, 2014

L/A - Finish the vocabulary activity we started today in class.  If you can't figure out the definition of a word from the context, try using a dictionary or this site: Math - Correct any errors you made on last night's homework.