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```					                            8TH GRADE WEEK AT A GLANCE
Week of Sept. 27 - Oct. 1, 2010

   Activities: Think, Pair and Share Activity,
Powerpoint, Vocabulary word tiles
   Vocabulary Words of the Week: slavery,
middle passage, slave codes, racism,
MONDAY                                                   maroon,Sir Walter Raleigh, mercantilism,
LANGUAGE ARTS:                                           indentured servant, House of Burgesses,
 Topic Lesson: Inferences and                       joint stock company, investor, charter,
Drawing Conclusions                                royal colony
 Activities: Introduce/discuss inferences,         GLE/SPI: 8.5.spi.8, 8.6.spi.3
Cornell Notes pg. 238 & Blue Box,                  Resources: CD-Rom, index/note cards,
Read pg. 239-247, Complete questions               textbook
# 1-10                                            Homework: The Name game page 53,
 Vocabulary Word of the Week:                       complete vocabulary tile cards ; study for
Inferences, drawing conclusions, point-            vocabulary quiz Wednesday
of-view                                           Check for Understanding:5 question
 GLE/SPI: 0801.5.9                                  true/false quiz; peer grading
Resources: Holt Literature, CPS
 Homework: Continue reading and              SCIENCE:
complete inference questions                     Topic Lesson: States of Matter
 Check for Understanding: Observation-            Activities: Compare the different models
Oral and written responses                       of the atom. Explain how the atomic
theory has changed as scientists have
PRE-ALGEBRA:                                           atom.
 Topic Lesson: Check for                           Vocabulary for the Week: atom,
understanding with solving one and                electrons, nucleus, electron clouds,
two step equations                                protons, neutrons, atomic number,
 Activities: Be able to solve one and two           isotopes, mass number, atomic mass
step equations involving addition,               GLE/SPI: Explain that matter has
subtraction, multiplication and division.         properties that are determined by the
operations, equivalent equations.                 structure and arrangement of its atoms.
 Introduction to Linear Equations and              Resources: power point slides, projector,
Slope.                                            CPS, visual concepts video, presentation
 Vocabulary Word of the Week: Rate of               CD, directed reading workbook
Change, Slope, Rise/Run, Domain,                 Homework: page 265, section review 1-
Range Slope-intercept Form ,                      10, complete poster project
 GLE/SPI: 3102.3.1, 0806.3.5.1                     Checks for Understanding: daily
Resources: Algebra 1 Text, Practice               assessment, discussion of class activity
workbook, video clips, ppt presentations.        Special Note: project is due on Tuesday
 Homework: Page 280 1 - 12.
Check for Understanding: Oral                CREATIVE WRITING:
discussion, CPS data, observation             Topic Lesson: Homophones/Figurative
Language/Brochures
AMERICAN HISTORY:                                  Activities: Introduce Homophones. Review
 Topic Lesson: Beginnings of Slavery             transitional and vivid words.
in the Americas                                Review types of Figurative Language
(Similes, Metaphors and Idioms).
8TH GRADE WEEK AT A GLANCE
Week of Sept. 27 - Oct. 1, 2010

   Vocabulary: Similes, Metaphors, Idioms,           .
Figurative Language, Homophones              AMERICAN HISTORY:
   GLE/SPI: 0801.5.5 0801.3.1 801.1.19             Topic Lesson: Early Colonies have
Resources: Writer’s Choice Text/Workbook,         Mixed Success
Internet                                        Activities: Notes from powerpoint, 2 Venn
   Homework: Homophones Practice                     diagram of Spanish and English colonies
   Check for Understanding: Discussions,           Vocabulary Words of the Week: slavery,
Cornell Notes, Class work, Discovery              middle passage, slave codes, racism,
Assessment                                        maroon,Sir Walter Raleigh, mercantilism,
TUESDAY                                               indentured servant, House of Burgesses,
joint stock company, investor, charter,
LANGUAGE ARTS:                                        royal colony
 Topic Lesson: Inferences and                  GLE/SPI: 8.2.spi.4, 8.5.spi.7
Drawing Conclusions                            Resources: powerpoint, textbook, class
 Activities: Complete practice 1 pg. 248,        binder
practice 2 pg. 249                           Homework: page 45# 2-7 answers Only;
 Vocabulary Word of the Week:                    study for vocabulary quiz Wednesday
Inferences, drawing conclusions, point-      Check for Understanding: Ticket out of
of-view                                        the door list one advantage and one
 GLE/SPI: 0801.5.9                               disadvantage Spanish colonies and
Resources: Holt Literature, CPS, Coach         English colonies
TCAP book
 Homework: Complete inference chart
pg. 249                                   SCIENCE:
 Check for Understanding: End of class          Topic Lesson: The Structure of Matter
assessment (Coach pg. 139-140 # 1-4)           Activities: Compare the different models
.                                                of the atom. Explain how the atomic
theory has changed as scientists have
PRE-ALGEBRA:                                          discovered new information about the
atom.
 Topic Lesson: Finding the Rate of
Change and Slope                                Vocabulary Word of the Week: atom,
electrons, nucleus, electron clouds,
 Introduction to Rate of Change (Slope).
protons, neutrons, atomic number,
 Using the Slope Formula and Rise over
isotopes, mass number, atomic mass
Run
 GLE/SPI: Explain that matter has
 Vocabulary Word of the Week: Rate of
properties that are determined by the
Change, Slope, Rise/Run, Domain,
structure and arrangement of its atoms.
Range Slope-intercept Form ,
 Resources: power point slides, projector,
 GLE/SPI: 3102.3.1, 0806.3.5.1
CPS, visual concepts video, presentation
Resources: Algebra 1 Text, Practice
CD, textbook, internet4teachers,
workbook, video clips, ppt presentations.
k8science.org, united streaming,
 Homework: Practice Sect 6-1 #1-26 even            powerpoint media
only
 Homework: section review on page 273-
 Check for Understanding: Oral                     questions 1-9
discussion, CPS data, observation,                 Check for Understanding: daily
destination math, Technology                       assessment, discussion
8TH GRADE WEEK AT A GLANCE
Week of Sept. 27 - Oct. 1, 2010
CREATIVE WRITING:                                         Vocabulary Word of the Week: Rate of
Change, Slope, Rise/Run, Domain,
Range Slope-intercept Form ,
WEDNESDAY                                                 GLE/SPI: 3102.3.1, 0806.3.5.1
Resources: Algebra 1 Text, Practice
LANGUAGE ARTS:                                             workbook, video clips, ppt presentations.
 Topic Less Topic Lesson:                                Homework: Continue Practice Sect 6-1
Homophones/Figurative                                    #1-25 odd only
Language/Brochures                                      Check for Understanding: Oral
 Activities: Review Homophones and                        discussion, CPS data, observation,
Figurative Language.                                     destination math, Technology
Students will complete typing/publishing                 Check for Understanding: Oral
“Natural Disaster” Essays and “College”                    discussion, CPS data, observation
Brochures.
 Vocabulary: Similes, Metaphors, Idioms,             AMERICAN HISTORY:
Figurative Language, Homophones                        Topic Lesson: Early Colonies have
 GLE/SPI: 0801.5.5 0801.3.1 801.1.19                      Mixed Success
Resources: Writer’s Choice Text/Workbook,              Activities: Vocabulary quiz; Video notes,
Internet                                                 middle passage/Jamestown; Pocohantas
 Homework: Homophones Practice                          Vocabulary Words of the Week: slavery,
 Check for Understanding: Class work,                     middle passage, slave codes, racism,
Discovery Assessment                                     maroon, Sir Walter Raleigh, mercantilism,
   on: Point-of-View                                 indentured servant, House of Burgesses,
   Activities: Identify and analyze the              joint stock company, investor, charter,
author’s point-of-view. Determine how             royal colony
the story changes if the point-of-view          GLE/SPI: 8.2.spi.4; 8.5.spi.7
changes.                                          Resources: textbook, vocabulary tiles,
   Vocabulary Word of the Week:                      discovery education
Inferences, drawing conclusions, point-         Homework: page 52 #2-6, pg 65#2-9
of-view, first person, third person, third      Check for Understanding: peer grading of
person limited, third person omniscient           video quiz
   GLE/SPI: 0801.8.3
Resources: Three Little Pigs, Coach,         SCIENCE:
and other short stories, technology              Topic Lesson: The Structure of Matter
   Homework: Read Open Window pg.                   Activities: Compare the different models
110-115                                           of the atom. Explain how the atomic
   Check for Understanding: Coach pg.                theory has changed as scientists have
131-132, CPS                                      discovered new information about the
atom.
 Vocabulary Word of the Week: atom,
PRE-ALGEBRA:                                               electrons, nucleus, electron clouds,
 Topic Lesson: Finding the Rate of                      protons, neutrons, atomic number,
Change and Slope                                      isotopes, mass number, atomic mass
 Continue with the “Introduction to Slope.             GLE/SPI: Explain that matter has
 Using the Slope Formula and Rise over                  properties that are determined by the
Run                                                   structure and arrangement of its atoms.
8TH GRADE WEEK AT A GLANCE
Week of Sept. 27 - Oct. 1, 2010

   Resources: : power point slides,                  Vocabulary Word of the Week: Rate of
projector, CPS, visual concepts video,             Change, Slope, Rise/Run, Domain,
presentation CD, textbook,                         Range Slope-intercept Form ,
internet4teachers, k8science.org, united          GLE/SPI: 3102.3.1, 0806.3.5.1
streaming, powerpoint media Homework:              Resources: Algebra 1 Text, Practice
periodic table activity                            workbook, video clips, ppt presentations.
   Check for Understanding: cornell notes,           Homework: Practice Section 6-2, 1-9 all
cps daily assessment discussion and                plus additional worksheet
class activity                                    Check for Understanding: Oral
discussion, CPS data, observation,
CREATIVE WRITING:                                         destination math, Technology
 Topic Lesson: Homophones/Figurative
Language/Brochures Activities: Students          AMERICAN HISTORY:
will select a particular Natural Disaster and       Topic Lesson: Early Colonies have
create a brochure or newsletter.                      Mixed success
Homophones Quiz                                     Activities: Chapter 2 Review Game &
 Vocabulary: Similes, Metaphor, Idioms,                Extra credit, Study guide
Figurative Language, Homophones                     Vocabulary Words of the Week: slavery,
 GLE/SPI: 0801.5.5 0801.3.1 801.1.19                   middle passage, slave codes, racism,
Resources: Writer’s Choice Text/Workbook,             maroon, Sir Walter Raleigh, mercantilism,
 Homework: Transitional Words Practice                 indentured servant, House of Burgesses,
 Check for Understanding: Quiz and                     joint stock company, investor, charter,
Technology Participation                              royal colony
 GLE/SPI: 8.5.spi.7, 8.2.spi.4
THURSDAY                                                Resources: cd-rom, textbook
 Homework: complete study guide, study
LANGUAGE ARTS:                                          for test, make notecard.
 Topic Lesson: Point-of-View                     Check for Understanding: Review game
from various points-of-view, using RAFT
 Vocabulary Word of the Week:                 SCIENCE:
Inferences, drawing conclusions, point-          Topic Lesson: The Structure of Matter
of-view, first person, third person, third       Activities: Compare the different models
person limited, third person omniscient           of the atom. Explain how the atomic
 GLE/SPI: 0801.8.2                                 theory has changed as scientists have
 Resources: Three Little Pigs, Coach,              discovered new information about the
and other short stories, technology               atom. atomic structures, identification of
 Check for Understanding: Completed                subatomic particles within an atom of an
assignment using RAFT                             element
 Homework: Choose a short story and               Vocabulary Word of the Week: atom,
tell it from another point-of-view                electrons, nucleus, electron clouds,
PRE-ALGEBRA:                                            protons, neutrons, atomic number,
 Topic Lesson: Finding the Rate of                   isotopes, mass number, atomic mass
Change and Slope                                  GLE/SPI: Explain that matter has
 Introduction to Slope-intercept Form                properties that are determined by the
 Identifying Slope and y-intercept of an             structure and arrangement of its atoms.
equation.                                          Resources: textbook, internet4teachers,
8TH GRADE WEEK AT A GLANCE
Week of Sept. 27 - Oct. 1, 2010
k8science.org, united streaming,                  Identifying Slope and y-intercept of an
powerpoint media                                   equation
   Homework: complete project                        Vocabulary Word of the Week: Rate of
   Check for Understanding: cornell notes,            Change, Slope, Rise/Run, Domain,
cps daily progress report, discussion and          Range Slope-intercept Form ,
class activity                                    GLE/SPI: 3102.3.1, 0806.3.5.1
Resources: Algebra 1 Text, Practice
CREATIVE WRITING:                                         workbook, video clips, ppt presentations.
 Topic Lesson: Homophones/Figurative                    Homework: Practice Section 6-2, 1-9 all
 Activities: Students will create Natural               Check for Understanding: Oral
Disasters brochures and newsletters. Review             discussion, CPS data, observation,
Transitional Words by selecting the                     destination math, Technology
appropriate transitional word to fit specific
text.                                            AMERICAN HISTORY:
 Vocabulary: Similes, Metaphor, Idioms,              Topic Lesson: early Colonies have
Figurative Language, Homophones                       Mixed Success
 GLE/SPI: 0801.5.5 0801.3.1 801.1.19                 Activities: Assessment Chapter 2 section
Resources: Writer’s Choice Text/Workbook,             4, Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Section 1/ DEAR
Internet                                              Time
 Homework: Proofread and edit brochures and          Vocabulary Words of the Week slavery,
newsletters                                           middle passage, slave codes, racism,
 Check for Understanding: Transitional Words           maroon, Sir Walter Raleigh, mercantilism,
Practice and Technology Participation                 Jamestown, John Smith, headright,
indentured servant, House of Burgesses,
joint stock company, investor, charter,
FRIDAY                                                  royal colony
 GLE/SPI: 8.5.spi.7, 8.2.spi.4
LANGUAGE ARTS: (Ms. White only)                         Resources: test, notecard, magazine
 Topic Lesson: Inferences, Drawing               Homework: Free weekend!
Conclusions, Point-of-View                      Check for Understanding: Assessment
 Activities: Demonstrate understanding
of skills taught
 Vocabulary Word of the Week:
Inferences, drawing conclusions, point-      SCIENCE:
of-view, first person, third person, third       Topic Lesson: The Structure of Matter
person limited, third person omniscient          Activities: atomic structures, identification
GLE/SPI: 0801.5.9, 0801.8.2, 0801.8.3             of subatomic particles within an atom of
Resources: CPS, technology                        an element
 Homework: Study notes, prepare for 9             Vocabulary Word of the Week: atom,
week exams                                        electrons, nucleus, electron clouds,
 Check for Understanding: Assessment               protons, neutrons, atomic number,
of skills taught                                  isotopes, mass number, atomic mass
 GLE/SPI: Explain that matter has
PRE-ALGEBRA:                                            properties that are determined by the
 Topic Lesson: Finding the Rate of                   structure and arrangement of its atoms.
Change and Slope
 Re-Introduction to Slope-intercept Form
8TH GRADE WEEK AT A GLANCE
Week of Sept. 27 - Oct. 1, 2010

    Resources: textbook, internet4teachers,     8-4 Ms. Tyler-Williams (Creative Writing)
k8science.org, united streaming,             williams6134@bellsouth.net
powerpoint media                             8-5 Ms. Johnson (Science)
   Homework: complete project                   johnsonananas@mcsk12.net
   Check for Understanding: daily               8-6 Ms. Allen (Science)
8-7 Mr. Williams (Pre-Algebra)
williamsrolff@mcsk12.net
CREATIVE WRITING: (Mrs. Tyler-Williams)             8-8 Scott (Creative Writing)
 Topic Lesson: Brochures and Newsletters           scottwilliamd@mcsk12.net
 Activities: Transitional Words Quiz. Students     8-9 Stokes (Am. History)
will complete “Natural Disasters” newsletters     stokesmonicaf@mcsk12.net and Ms. Gibson
and brochures.                                    Lindsey.gibson@memphistr.org
 Vocabulary: Similes, Metaphor, Idioms,            8-10 Ms. White (Lang. Arts)
Figurative Language, Homophones                   whiteveronicap@mcsk12.net
 GLE/SPI: 0801.5.5 0801.3.1 801.1.19
Resources: Writer’s Choice Text/Workbook,
Internet
Vocabulary Word Wall
 Homework: Reflection
 Check for Understanding: Transitional Words       Students must know, learn, and be able to apply
Quiz and Natural Disaster Brochures and           the words in each subject area.
Language Arts

Allusion
Antecedent
SPECIAL NOTES: Homecoming week, please              Bias
come out to support your Tigers                     Clincher sentence
Coherent order
Composition
Cross-reference
Debate
Derivation
Dramatization
Elaboration
Facilitator (role
If you have any concerns or questions, please let   identification/groups)
us know.                                            Gerund
Inferring
8th Teachers’ emails:                               Jargon
Inductive reasoning
8-1 Ms. Hill (Language Arts)                        Deductive reasoning
hilllisa0@mcsk12.nwet                               Inflection
8-2 Mr. Perry (Pre-Algebra)                         Enunciation
perryrandyl@mcsk12.net                              Rate
8-3 Ms. Scruggs (Am. History)                       Pitch
scruggshelenj@mcsk12.net and Mr. Cook,              Participles
Stewart.cook@memphistr.org                          Persuasive writing
8TH GRADE WEEK AT A GLANCE
Week of Sept. 27 - Oct. 1, 2010
Preface                                     Consumption
Reliability                                 Autocracy
Sensory detail                              Oligarchy
Tension                                     Diplomacy
Thesis statement                            Domestic
Mood/tone                                   Doctrine
Acronyms                                    Federalism
Sidebars                                    Holocaust
Footnotes                                   Human impact
Endnotes18                                  Infrastructure
Insurrection
Pre-Algebra                                 Interdependence
International
Alternate exterior angles                   Nationalism
Alternate interior angles                   Magna Carta
Complementary angles                        Recession
Corresponding angles                        Relative
D=rt (distance = rate x time)               Republicanism
Function families                           Social norms
Hypotenuse                                  Totalitarian
Infinite                                    Vernacular
Legs of a triangle                          Autocracy
Line of best fit (conceptual)               Oligarchy
Monomial                                    Dictatorship
Nonlinear equation
Perfect square
Pythagorean Theorem                         Science
Sequence                                    acid
Slope intercept form                        atom (electron, neutron,
Supplementary angles                        proton)
Transversal                                 atomic mass
Vertical angles                             atomic number
Vertical line test                          base
biodiversity
Am. History                                 chemical change
chemical equation
Philanthropy                                class
Altruism                                    compound
Antebellum                                  density
Absolute                                    dichotomous key
Exchange                                    diffusion
Commerce                                    domain
Congressional                               electromagnet
Civic efficacy                              electron
Constitutional                              element
Contract                                    endothermic
8TH GRADE WEEK AT A GLANCE
Week of Sept. 27 - Oct. 1, 2010
exothermic
family
genus
gravitation (universal law)
kingdom
magnetic field
neutral
neutron
order
particle motion
phylum
product
proton
reactant
species
variation

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