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```					8TH GRADE
INDEPENDENT
STUDY
March 10, 2009
Work Due March 17, 2009
HOUSEKEEPING
SCHEDULE,etc                         Attendance Forms Signed!!
Study Hall                           Grades For Trimester 2
Review of Probation                    going out Tomorrow
Math Thursday
All students getting less than a C   Sample stamped
will be REQUIRED to come          Community Service!?
Thursday afternoons at 1:00
starting March 19 until you       Slave Dancer Report
receive an A/B/C on a math
test or average a C or better
Algebra
?
Ch. 7 Test

   Oops!    
TW=_________
DUE March 17 T 3-WK 2 NAME___________
   Math Course 2
   _____Green Book 9.1
   PE
   _____Green Book 9.2
 TW______           _____Go to www.go.hrw.com
       (keyword mt8ca Lift)
         _______________________________

   _____Figure the area of the wings of your
airplane for Science
   _____Vocab Matrix

•     Please do not write in blanks!
DUE March 17   T 3-WEEK 2 NAME________

Algebra
   PE                        _____Holt Book 8.6
    Grade____            _____Holt Book 8.7
    TW______             _____Holt Book 8.4-Even
   _____Holt Workbook 8.5/8.6
   _____Figure our the area of the
wings of your airplane for Sci.

Chapter 13-Airplane Project
Reviewing what we
learned:            Apply what we learned:
                    Build an airplane

 Participate in contest
   Most creative
   Longest flying
   Farthest flying

   Write 1 pg. analysis
   
SCIENCE ASSIGNMENTS
   _____Ch. 13 Review Q’s Pg. 285-286
   _____Defy Gravity questions Pg. 283
   _____Airplane Project www.infouse.com
   _____Gravity Packet
   Study for Ch. 13 Test

DAILY LANGUAGE
PRACTICE
   Check last      This week’s
week’s-22        sentences…23
Book Report: DUE!
SLAVE DANCER
Prove you have Mastered:     Flyer (Microsoft Publ.)
    Reading Standard         Characters: Jessie/Martin

3.3-Compare                Luther King Jr.
 Must have:
andContrast
motiviations of 2               Compare Contrast parag.
literary characters              8-12 sentences
from different                  Specific incidents cited
historical eras facing      Ideas:
   Compare Contrast Bubble
similar situations               Map
and/or conflicts.               Insert Pics
Flowers For Algernon

www.myaccess.com        Essa Due next
YOU ARE ON!!!            week

25 min. to work on
essay
Response to Literature

 www.myaccess.com
 Password:first initial last name school
ID#
 Birth date: (6 units)

 Writing Prompt
 Persuasive Essay
 Hana-Japanese Migrant
New Story
coming to America
“The Tears of          Fear….of the unknown
Autumn”                Arranged marriage….?
Pg. 564
Standards:
Setting’s effect on
mood/tone
 Setting-Japan…Oakland,
CA
 Tone….Let’s see…
“Fears” Narrative Essay

   Write a 1-2 Pg. typed Narrative Essay
about a time when you experienced
intense fear, yet overcame it. Make
us feel like we were there. Use lots of
descriptive language to help us
understand what you were feeling.

   Outline/beginning of draft due next
week.
LANG. ARTS ASSIGNMENTS
T 3-WEEK 2 DUE 3/17
   ____Read “ The Tears of Autumn. Do Q’s
Pg. 570.
   ____Integ. Lang. Pg. 572
   ____CST Release Q’s
   ____Myaccess Final Essay (Human
Engineering)
   _____Selection Support Pgs.
167/168/170
   _____”Fear” First Person Narrative Draft
   _____Bring “Bull Run” book to class
   _____Daily Lang. Practice
   Study for “Patsy/Tears” Test

“Assassination of Lincoln

 History Channel
 History.com has schedule

 Summary Parag. (5-7 sent.)

   OR 1 page typed paper about his
death
Battles of the Civil War
Soldiers            Training
 18-30              Sent to camp

 Farmers            Uniforms
   Union Blue
   Confederate Grey
   Poor quality
clothes/shoes
   Less food as time went
on
Battles Jigsaw
Generals Comparison        Pick 1: (1 parag./1 pic
 All do this assignment    Bull Run

 Battle of Shiloh

 Fall of New Orleans

 Battle of Antietam

 Battle of Gettysburg

 Siege at Vicksburg

 Virginia Campaign

 Sherman’s March

 Appomattox
Jigsaw By next week….
1 Page Summary of
Battle: (25 pts.)       Also include:
 Tell Dates             Title

 Where it took place    Heading

 What generals were     Picture depicting Civil
involved                War Battle
 Why it was crucial     Map of area of this battle

 What were the          Standard 8.10:
outcomes/impact             I will analyze the key
events of the Civil War
   I will describe critical
events of the war, such as
major battles
Emancipation Proclamation
Why did Lincoln wait?        Proclamation
 Did not think he had the    January 1, 1863
power to (constitution)     Freed all slaves in South
 Didn’t want to anger        Did NOT effect that many
states in South              slaves
 Wanted to preserve the      Most slaves too far from
union                        Union troops

   Why not in the North??

 A military action to weaken the South
 Tricky…but smart!
African American Soldiers
Emancipations Effect            54th Regiment
 They could now be              Movie-”Glory”
“received into the service”    Extra Credit
 Paid (less than whites)
Civil Rights Amendments
are needed….
Pg. 270                      Constitutional Changes..
 13th Amendment-             Not an act of war…. A
Abolished Slavery… civil     civil right…
right to freedom
 14th Amendment- black
people civil right to be
U.S. citizens
 15th Amendment- Blacks
civil right to vote
Study Guide Review Sheet
Concept Questions:
   1. List 2 Abolitionist
Vocabulary                    newspapers
 Cotton Gin                 2. How did they decide if
 Industrial Revolution       Texas would be a slave or free
state?
 Harriet Tubman
   3. What were Stephen Douglas
 Fugitive Slave Law          and Lincolns view on slavery in
 States Right Doctrine
their debates?
   4. What was the MAIN goal of
 Compromise of 1850          Lincolns administration?
 Naval blockade             5. Where were factories
 John Calhoun’s-             located in the 1800’s?
”nullification”            6.
SOCIAL STUDIES
   _____Read Ch. 17.1 and 17.2. Take Cornell
Notes.
   _____17.1 Questions Pg. 506
   _____17.2 Q’s Pg. 511
   If you did not read and/or do Q’s at the end of
16.2 and 16.3…do them this week
   _____Ch. 16 Take Home Test
   _____Civil War Battle Jigsaw
   _____CST Release Q’s
   _____Benchmark Review Study Guide
   Study for Benchmark
   Don’t forget to keep up on your Civil War
Timeline!

TW________%
DUE ___________ T 2-WEEK ___ NAME________

• PE                Algebra
• TW______       _____
   _____

INTEGRATED
LANGUAGE                     Verb Tense-Pg. 213
Spelling-
PSYCH
   Present
   Past
   Greek for         Future
“soul”
   Present Perfect?
(English               Past action that continues
version-               EX: Mady has been in I.S. for 2
years.
mind)             Past Perfect?
   Past action before another past
event
   Psychology-            Ex: I had given him a warning
before he got into trouble.
study of the      Future Perfect?
“soul” or              Future action before another
event
“mind”                 They will have been dating for 2
years when they get married in
June.

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