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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
                                     Grade this week’s work
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
    on your Math Grade
Algebra
?
Ch. 7 Test

   Oops!    
           8TH GRADE ASSIGNMENTS
           TW=_________
           DUE March 17 T 3-WK 2 NAME___________
                          Math Course 2
                          _____Green Book 9.1
   PE
                          _____Green Book 9.2
      Grade____
      TW______           _____Go to www.go.hrw.com
                                  (keyword mt8ca Lift)
                                        _______________________________

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


                          Grade_____ TW_____%
                               •     Please do not write in blanks!
               8TH GRADE ASSIGNMENTS TW_____%
               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.


                              Grade_____ TW_____%
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

   Grade______ TW________%
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
                                    Title/heading
    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



           Grade________ TW_________%
“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??
Answer:

 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!

   Grade_________
    TW________%
     8TH GRADE ASSIGNMENTS TW_____%
     DUE ___________ T 2-WEEK ___ NAME________




• PE                Algebra
   • Grade____      _____
   • TW______       _____
                    _____




                    Grade_____ 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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