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Posted: May 21, 2014

L/A - Finish the alliteration poem. Math - Be ready for a quiz tomorrow on percent.

Posted: May 6, 2014

L/A - Finish the writing assignment on narration. Math - Study the notes from today's lesson.

Posted: April 28, 2014

L/A - Make two predictions for Flowers for Algernon.  Be sure to support your predictions with details. Math - Complete the Activating Pror Knowledge sheet.

Posted: April 23, 2014

L/A - Complete your descriptive paragraphs focusing on including local color.  From your paragraphs, the reader should be able to successfully infer the setting through your use of dialogue, dialect, scenery, clothing, mannerisms, customs, and attitudes. If these are not completed, plan to stay after school tomorrow in order to finish it.

Posted: April 22, 2014

Math - Finish the extra practice sheet and STUDY IT!  Test tomorrow - be there or be a square route!

Posted: April 16, 2014

L/A - Finish the anaolgy sheet and review. Math - Be ready for a test tomorrow.

Posted: April 15, 2014

L/A - Complete the sheet on Irony.  On the back, answer the following question - Was "Time Enough at Last?" ironic?  Support your answer with examples from the text and your knowledge of the meaning of irony. Math - Complete the sheet on order of operations with integers.  Be ready for a test on this content on Thursday.

Posted: April 14, 2014

SS / LA - Complete the activities for the Malaysia.  We will color the map tomorrow in class. Math - Finish the worksheet on dividing integers.  We should be ready for a short test on Thursday.

Posted: April 8, 2014

L/A - Complete the prewriting on your rant.  Everyone is required to start a draft tomorrow. Math - Finish the sheet on multiplying integers using models.

Posted: April 7, 2014

SS - Finish the questions about Ukraine. L/A - Finish the exercise on foreshadowing and red herrings.

Posted: April 7, 2014

The school's website has been offline for about a week.  We should resume with the homework updates and the weekly emails home.  If you have any questions about where we are, please contact me!

Posted: March 25, 2014

L/A - Finish the sheet on comparisons (how things are used) - Write a brief explanation as to what you think might be wrong with the city of Omelas. Math - Finish the back of the practice test.  You will be able to use these examples on the upcoming exam.

Posted: March 24, 2014

L/A - Write your dialogue scene - should be 1-2 pages long and contain all dialogue.  Try to pay attention to each character's dialect as well. Math - Finish the first page of your practice test.

Posted: March 21, 2014

Thank you to everyone who came.  If you were unable to come, please call the school and we'll schedule an appointment at a time that works for you!

Posted: March 19, 2014

L/A - Finish the assignment on dialect Finish the analogies worksheet Social Studies - Finish the work related to the article on the 2014 Olympics