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Posted: September 17, 2014

L/A - Complete the assignment on allusion that we started in class today.   We will be having a writing period tomorrow to continue work on your memoirs.  Will you be brainstorming new topics, developing topics you have, or drafting a topic you previously developed?  Remember, once you're done, you've just begun. Complete lesson 2.4, Order of Operations with Integers.

Posted: September 16, 2014

L/A - Write 10 questions based on either Absolutely True Diary or the clip of Stand and Deliver. You do not have to answer your question, but you should write whether it is an "In My Head" or "In the Text" question Math - Complete lesson 2.4, Rules to Divide Integers.

Posted: September 12, 2014

There is no homework tonight.  We will usually not have homework on Friday, but I will be sure to post it here if we do. Thank you to all parents and students who check this page regularly!

Posted: September 11, 2014

Math - Those that scored 85% or less on yesterday's homework are required to complete a similar sheet.  Those that scored 85% or higher are not required to complete this. Social Studies - Re read the article on the Northern Gateway Pipeline and complete the activities on page 4 and page 6.  Page 5 was completed orally in class.

Posted: September 11, 2014

Math - Complete the multiplying integers sheet.  If you get 85% or higher, you do not have to do this same exercise tomorrow. L/A - Spend 15 minutes working in your writer's notebook on any stage that you choose.

Posted: September 9, 2014

Math - Complete lesson 2.2 - Developing rules to multiply integers. L/A - Complete the sheet on characterization methods.

Posted: September 8, 2014

Math - Complete lesson 2.1 - Using models to multiply integers. L/A - Keep thinking about your memoirs, no written HW.

Posted: September 4, 2014

Math - Complete the review sheet on adding and subtracting integers.  Remember to refer to your rules that you wrote on the back of your sheet. L/A - Complete the vocabulary sheets on synonyms and the Illustrator/Connector/Predictor sheets for the Sherman Alexi novel.

Posted: September 2, 2014

Punctual - prompt, on time example: Our school's code of conduct stresses that it is important to be punctual.

Posted: September 2, 2014

We were just getting started today, reviewing procedures and getting an overview of the content to be covered this year. The only homework is to return your registration and dental forms that were sent home today. We will continue to review procedures tomorrow and there will written homework in Language Arts and Math. I was very pleased with how everyone conducted themselves today.  We're going to have a great year!

Posted: August 28, 2014

As always, homework will be posted here every afternoon by 4:15 (usually earlier). There are many exciting things going on this year as we prepare for the transition to high school.  Be prepared to get started right away on Tuesday!

Posted: May 28, 2014

L/A - The exposition portion of your draft should be ready to be read tomorrow.  We will also be starting the first failed attempt to solve your problem. Math - Review assessment prep material!

Posted: May 27, 2014

L/A - Complete the poetry form activity. Math - No written HW, but it may help to review assessment material we went over in class today.

Posted: May 26, 2014

L/A - Keep moving on those short stories.  The outlines all look great! Math - Finish the ratios activity.

Posted: May 22, 2014

L/A - Make sure you have the first four sections of your plot diagram finished.  We will finish the diagrams tomorrow and being drafting next week.  Remember, you receive marks for every step of the process, not just the finished product. Math - If you did not take the quiz on percents today, be ready for it tomorrow! I have yet to receive baby pictures from several of you.  Our end of the year slideshow will be much better if we have everyone represented!