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## Week 23

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**Monday, 3/9**Daily Math Problem 1. Each time Adam walks home from school, he stops at the store and purchases 10 baseball cards. If he does his 5 days per week for 7 weeks, how many cards will he have? 2. Carl is covering the rectangular prism-shaped box with cloth. What is the minimum amount of cloth Carl needs to cover the entire box? a. 272 sq in. c. 136 sq in. b. 96 sq in. d. 192 sq in. • This Week’s Vocabulary: • Science Vocabulary • International Space Station • Hubble Telescope • Solar Radiation • Phases of the Moon • Revolution • Rotation • Solar Eclipse • Lunar Eclipse 350 cards**Daily Math Problems:**1. Kelly earns $8.19 per hour working. If she works for 74 hours, how much money will Kelly earn? 2. Simplify the following expressions by combining like terms. 8y+ 3y + 5y + 2y 6x + 3 – 2x + 1 9C + 3F + F – 4C Tuesday, 3/10 • This Week’s Vocabulary: • Social Studies Vocabulary • Mansa Musa • Timbuktu • Animism • Desertification • Bantu • Mali • Aksum 606.06 18y 4x + 4 or 4 + 4x 5c + 4f or 4f + 5c • Reading Comprehension: • Index to: The Planets and Beyond**Daily Math Problem:**Box factories must have designers – people who decide the size and shape of boxes. What are the arrangements of rows, columns and layers that will hold 24 oranges? How many possible designs are there? Social Studies Practice: Wednesday, 3/11 8 ways (measuring volume) Journal Prompt: What if there where no television? Why would this be good? Or bad? According to the map, by A.D. 212, Rome controlled all of - (a) Sub-Saharan Africa (b) Asia (c) the area around the Mediterranean Sea (d) northern Europe and Scandinavia**Thursday, 3/12**• Sentence Starters: • Choose 1 sentence starter to tell me about the book you are reading • What you liked or disliked and why • What you wish had happened • What you wish the author had included • Your opinion of the characters • Your opinion of the illustrations, table and figures • What you felt as you read • What you noticed when you read • Questions you have after reading Daily Math Problems: A pest-control company was hired to spray the lawn represented by the shaded region shown below. What was the area in square feet that was sprayed? 17,680 ft2 • Reading Comprehension: • Deadly in the Water**Social Studies Practice:**Friday, 3/13 Daily Math Problem: Jillian swims Kevin plays soccer Elli runs Kevin, Ellie, and Jillian play three different sports. One person plays soccer, one like to run track, and the other swims. Ellie is the sister of the person that swims. Kevin has math class with the swimmer and the track runner. Who plays which sport? Quote of the Week: What does this quote me to you? “Everyone is attractive when they smile”**Daily Math Problem**1. There are 4 cookies for Mrs. Johnson’s 5 children to share evenly. What is the amount of cookie each child should receive? Write your answer as a fraction in lowest terms. 2. What is the measurement of angle <BFD Monday, 3/16 4/5 of a cookie 130o • Reading Comprehension: • A Fruit? A Vegetable? Which Is It?**Daily Math Problems:**1. A university has 8,762 students enrolled. It also has 26 identical dormitories to house all students. If each dormitory has the same number of students, how many students are housed in each dormitory? 2. Evaluate the following inequalities then graph on a number line. Tuesday, 3/17 337 students to a dormitory x < 1 n > 72 • Reading Comprehension: • Marching to the Sea**Daily Math Problem:**Brenda wants to attach a string of beads along the circular bottom edge of the lamp shade shown below. The diameter of the bottom of the lamp shade is 16 centimeters. About how many centimeterslong should Brenda make thestring of beads? Journal Prompt: Describe what you have enjoyed most about 6th grade and what you are most looking forward to in 7th grade. Wednesday, 3/18**Sentence Starters:**• Choose 1 sentence starter to tell me about the book you are reading • I wonder what this means… • I really don't understand this part… • I really like/dislike this idea because… • This character reminds me of somebody I know because… • This character reminds me of me because… • This character is like (name of the character) in (title of book) because… • I think this setting is important because… • This scene reminds me of a similar scene in (title of book) because… • I like/dislike this writing because… Thursday, 3/19 Daily Math Problems: 1. Corinne's group was responsible for painting windows on the set of a school play. The group painted 18 windows in 90 minutes. If they continued painting at this rate, how many windows would they paint in 3 hours? 2. What is the value of n that makes the following true? n + (-7) = -77 a. -84 c. 70 b. 84 d. -70 36 windows • Reading Comprehension: • Voter Turn Out**Friday, 3/20**Quote of the Week: What does this quote me to you? “A chattering bird makes no nest” • Reading Comprehension: • What Mosquitoes Like About You Daily Math Problem: The wheel rim has a radius of 8 inches. Which is closest to the inside circumference of the tire designed to fit in the rim? 706.5 in. 50.4 in. 47.1 in. 25.2in.**This Week’s Vocabulary:**• Science Vocabulary • Consumer • Decomposer • Producer • Abiotic • Biotic • Limiting Factor • Food Chain • Food Web Daily Math Problems: 1. Tony’s soccer team has a phone tree in case a soccer game is postponed or cancelled. The coach calls 2 families. Then each family calls 2 other families. How many families will be notified during the 4th round of calls? Monday, 3/23 32 families**Social Studies Practice:**According to this Civil War era map, what the first three Southern states to secede from the Union? Virginia, Arkansas, and Tennessee South Carolina, Mississippi, and Alabama South Carolina, Mississippi, and Florida Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia Tuesday, 3/24 • Daily Math Problem: • Mario buys 4 chairs and a table. He spends $245.99 in all. If each chair costs $38.95, how much does the table cost? $90.19 • Reading Comprehension: • The Smilodon and the Tiger • This Week’s Vocabulary: • Social Studies Vocabulary • Caste System • Harappa • MohenjoDaro • Indus River**Daily Math Problem:**• Gears on a bicycle are just circles in shape. One gear has a diameter of 4”, and a smaller one has a diameter of 2”. How much bigger is the circumference of the larger one compared to the smaller one? Wednesday, 3/25 Social Studies Practice: 6.28 inches Journal Prompt: Tell 5 things you would like to do on your next birthday The information on the map supports the conclusion that cases of malaria - (a) are absent from Central America (b) occur most frequently in Asia (c) go unreported in Africa (d) are found in South America**Thursday, 3/26**Daily Math Problems: 1. What is the Mode? 24, 45, 37, 36, 45, 79 A square with a side of x is inside a square with a side of 4, as pictured below. Which expression represents the area of the shaded region in terms of x? • Sentence Starters: • Choose 1 sentence starter to tell me about the book you are reading • This part is very realistic/unrealistic because… • I think the relationship between ______ and ______ is interesting because… • I like/dislike (name of character) because… • This situation reminds me of one in my own life. It happened when… • The character I most admire is ______ because… • If I were (name of character) at this point, I would … 45 • Reading Comprehension: • A New Jewish Homeland**Friday, 3/27**Quote of the Week: What does this quote me to you? “Life is 10% of what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it” • Reading Comprehension: • Forest of Clouds and Mist**Daily Math Problems:**24, 34, 37, 36, 45, 79 What is the mean if you take out the outlier? (Look up definition of outlier in the math textbook to help you) What is the total area of the figure shown? • This Week’s Vocabulary: • Science Vocabulary • Ecosystem • Photosynthesis • Producer • Consumer • Decomposer • Food chain • Food Web • Energy Pyramid • Biome Monday, 3/30 35.2 168 sq ft.**Tuesday, 3/31**Daily Math Problem: Solve for the variable, then check your work by inputting your answer back into the equation. 1. 3.46 + A = 7.5 2. 12.2 = B – 3.3 3. 123 = 21 + E • This Week’s Vocabulary: • Social Studies Vocabulary • Silk Road • Mandate of Heaven • Legalism • Confucianism • Dynastic Cycle • Huang He A = 4.04 B = 15.5 E = 102 • Reading Comprehension: • Rain in Space**Wednesday, 4/1**Social Studies Practice: Daily Math Problem: Solve for the variable, then check your work by inputting your answer back into the equation. Journal Prompt: If your parents where to describe you, list two things they would say.**Daily Math Problems:**A submarine starts at 300 feet below the water's surface and then dives another 200 feet further down. What integer represents its new position relative to the surface? Mr. Callaway needs to purchase enough grass seed to cover a 3,000 square-foot lawn and a 4,200 square-foot lawn. If 40 ounces of grass seed will seed a 2,400 square-foot lawn, how many ounces does he need to seed both lawns? a. 20 ounces c. 30 ounces b. 120 ounces d. 180 ounces Thursday, 4/2 • Sentence Starters: • Choose 1 sentence starter to tell me about the book you are reading • Today, what happened was…. • I like the way the writer… • My favorite character is… because… • This book would be better if… • I felt sad when… -500 ft. below sea level • Reading Comprehension: • Newton’s Law of Motion**Monday, 4/6**Daily Math Problem A rectangle measures 8 centimeters by 9 centimeters. If the lengths of each side doubles, what is the effect on the area? The new area is 2 times greater than the old area The new area is 4 times greater than the old area The new area is 8 times greater than the old area The new area is 16 times greater than the old area • This Week’s Vocabulary: • Science Vocabulary • Photosynthesis • Glucose • Xylem • Stomata • Transpiration • Respiration**Tuesday, 4/7**• Daily Math Problem: • The school athletic club wants to fill the new pool. The pool is rectangular in shape and measures 65 m x 28 m x 12 m. If the water costs $0.05 per cubic meter, how much will it cost the club to fill the pool? $1,092 • Reading Comprehension: • World in a Pond**Wednesday, 4/8**Daily Math Problem: Find the missing value of x for these two supplementary angles. 1. 2. Social Studies Practice: = 68o This portrayal of President Andrew Jackson reflects the opinion of some of his opponents that the - executive branch had become too powerful British had too much influence over the president (c) The president had become too sympathetic to the common man (d) spoils system had failed to improve government 46o = Journal Prompt: You bring home a stray animal, what happens?**This portrayal of President Andrew Jackson reflects the**opinion of some of his opponents that the - executive branch had become too powerful British had too much influence over the president (c) The president had become too sympathetic to the common man (d) spoils system had failed to improve government**Thursday, 4/9**• Sentence Starters: • Choose 1 sentence starter to tell me about the book you are reading • What you liked or disliked and why • What you wish had happened • What you wish the author had included • Your opinion of the characters • Your opinion of the illustrations, table and figures • What you felt as you read • What you noticed when you read • Questions you have after reading Daily Math Problem: The temperature dropped 4o each hour for 3 hours. If the was 10o above zero at the start of the decline, what has the temperature after the 3 hours has passed? -2 below • Reading Comprehension: • The Usual World**Friday, 4/10**Quote of the Week: What does this quote me to you? “A day without laughter is a day wasted” • Reading Comprehension: • The Return of the Wolf**Monday, 4/13**Daily Math Problem Which of the following is a true statement? a) -5 < -6 b) -2 > 4 c) -1 > -6 d) -2 > -1 • This Week’s Vocabulary: • Science Vocabulary • Symbiotic • Mutualism • Commensalism • Parasitism**Tuesday, 4/14**Daily Math Problem: A large gift box is 22 cm long, 16 cm wide, and 3 cm high. How many more cubic centimeters will it hold than a box 16 cm long, 12 cm wide, and 3 cm high? 480 cubic centimeters • Reading Comprehension: • Cold Water-Winner**Wednesday, 4/15**Social Studies Practice: Journal Prompt: Describe a time when you where “moody” Grammar Practice: Making Compound Subjects and Verbs Agree Select the correct word from the choices provided. Neither potato chips nor candy _______ good for your health. a. is b. are are Based on the map, which of the following may have contributed to the fall of the Roman Empire? the location of the Mediterranean Sea difficulty defending a large area numerous river system lack of useful farmland**Sentence Starters:**• Choose 1 sentence starter to tell me about the book you are reading • I wonder what this means… • I really don't understand this part… • This character reminds me of somebody I know because… • This character reminds me of me because… • I think this setting is important because… • I like/dislike this writing because… Thursday, 4/16 Daily Math Problem: Citizens of Honduras use lempira for their money. In July 2002, the conversion rate for U.S. money to Honduran money was about 6 cents to 1 lempira. What dollar amount was equivalent to 300 lempiras? $0.18 $0.50 $18.00 $50.00 • Reading Comprehension: • The value of Gold**Social Studies Practice:**The pagoda is a type of Buddhist architecture. The pagodas depicted in the photos above illustrate the effects of: public education Government funding Trade restrictions Cultural diffusion Friday, 4/17 Quote of the Week: What does this quote me to you? “It is nice to be important, but it is more important to be nice” • Reading Comprehension: • The End of the World**Daily Math Problem**.236 x 24.1 Monday, 4/20 Social Studies Practice: 5.6876 Following World War I, Great Britain was giving a mandate (order) by the League of Nations to govern Palestine. Jewish immigration to Palestine greatly increased during the 1930s and 1940s. Violence erupted between Palestinian Arabs and Jewish people. Unable to resolve conflict, Brittan turned the problem over to the United Nations. The maps on the previous page show changes to this region as a result of the U.N. Partition Plan of 1947. According to the map on , how did the U.N. Partition Plan propose to prevent further violence between Palestinian Arabs and Jewish people?**Tuesday, 4/21**Daily Math Problems: Solve for the variable in the following 2 step equations = 34o P = 5 X = 20 19o = = 52o • Reading Comprehension: • Ancient & Modern Chinese characters**Wednesday, 4/22**(measuring surface area) $18.80 Daily Math Problem: Acme Manufacturing Co. is making jewelry boxes that are going to be chrome plated. Acme sends its boxes off to another company to do the plating who then charges Acme. The chrome plating costs $0.05 for every square centimeter covered in chrome. How much would it cost Acme to chrome plate a rectangular box with dimensions of 10 cm x 8 cm x 6 cm? Journal Prompt: What would you do if you saw a friend cheating on a test? And Why?**Sentence Starters:**• Choose 1 sentence starter to tell me about the book you are reading • This part is very realistic/unrealistic because… • I think the relationship between ______ and ______ is interesting because… • I like/dislike (name of character) because… • This situation reminds me of one in my own life. It happened when… • The character I most admire is ______ because… • If I were (name of character) at this point, I would … Thursday, 4/23**Friday, 4/24**Quote of the Week: What does this quote me to you? “People may doubt what you say but they will always believe what you do” • Reading Comprehension: • The Elephant and the Hummingbird Daily Math Problems: Find the absolute value of: -2 6 - - 4 = 2 = 6 = - 4**Social Studies Practice**Daily Math Problem What is 4.5% of 880 Monday, 4/27 39.6**Tuesday, 4/28**Daily Math Problem: Find the Area of this irregular shape 7 6 12 168 square units 8 • Reading Comprehension: • Dirty Job’s Oh Yeah?**Wednesday, 4/29**Daily Math Problem: Lilly the Llama’s leash is 7 feet long and connected to a stake in the ground. What is the area of the ground she is able to roam? 153.86 square feet Journal Prompt: What would happen if everyone wore the same clothes?**Thursday, 4/30**• Sentence Starters: • Choose 1 sentence starter to tell me about the book you are reading • When I started reading this book, I thought…. • I was surprised when….. • This book reminds me of…. • I predict that… • My favorite part so far is…. Daily Math Problem: On a scale model of a house, 2 inches on the model equals 7 feet on the house. If the living room is 8 inches long in the model, how long is it on the real house? 28 feet Grammar Practice: Rewrite and punctuate this run-on sentences. My father retired from the Air Force last year he is writing a book about his experiences. My father, who retired last year from the air force, is writing a book about his experiences.**Friday, 5/1**Quote of the Week: What does this quote me to you? “A problem is a chance to do your best” - Duke Ellington • Reading Comprehension: • Helping Horses