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8 TH GRADE INDEPENDENT STUDY. March 10, 2009 Work Due March 17, 2009. HOUSEKEEPING. SCHEDULE,etc Study Hall Review of Probation Math Thursday

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March 10, 2009

Work Due March 17, 2009

HOUSEKEEPING

SCHEDULE,etc

Study Hall

Review of Probation

Math Thursday

All students getting less than a C will be REQUIRED to come Thursday afternoons at 1:00 starting March 19 until you receive an A/B/C on a math test or average a C or better on your Math Grade

Algebra

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Attendance Forms Signed!!

Grades For Trimester 2 going out Tomorrow

Sample stamped

Community Service!?

Slave Dancer Report

8TH GRADE ASSIGNMENTS TW=_________DUE March 17 T 3-WK 2 NAME___________
• PE
• TW______
• Math Course 2
• _____Green Book 9.1
• _____Green Book 9.2
• _____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!
• PE
• TW______

Algebra

• _____Holt Book 8.6
• _____Holt Book 8.7
• _____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 week’s-22

This week’s sentences…23

Book Report: DUE! SLAVE DANCER

Prove you have Mastered:

Flyer (Microsoft Publ.)

Characters: Jessie/Martin Luther King Jr.

Must have:

Compare Contrast parag. 8-12 sentences

Specific incidents cited

Ideas:

Compare Contrast Bubble Map

Insert Pics

• Reading Standard 3.3-Compare andContrast motiviations of 2 literary characters from different historical eras facing similar situations and/or conflicts.
Flowers For Algernon

www.myaccess.com

YOU ARE ON!!!

25 min. to work on essay

• Essa Due next week
Response to Literature
• www.myaccess.com
• Password:first initial last name school ID#
• Birth date: (6 units)
• Writing Prompt
• Persuasive Essay
New Story
• Hana-Japanese Migrant coming to America
• Fear….of the unknown
• Arranged marriage….?
• Setting-Japan…Oakland, CA
• Tone….Let’s see…

“The Tears of Autumn”

Pg. 564

Standards:

Setting’s effect on mood/tone

“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.
• ____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

Sent to camp

Uniforms

Union Blue

Confederate Grey

Poor quality clothes/shoes

Less food as time went on

• 18-30
• Farmers
Battles Jigsaw

Generals Comparison

Pick 1: (1 parag./1 pic

Bull Run

Battle of Shiloh

Fall of New Orleans

Battle of Antietam

Battle of Gettysburg

Siege at Vicksburg

Virginia Campaign

Sherman’s March

Appomattox

• All do this assignment
Jigsaw By next week….

1 Page Summary of Battle: (25 pts.)

Also include:

Title

Picture depicting Civil War Battle

Map of area of this battle

Standard 8.10:

I will analyze the key events of the Civil War

I will describe critical events of the war, such as major battles

• Tell Dates
• Where it took place
• What generals were involved
• Why it was crucial
• What were the outcomes/impact
Emancipation Proclamation

Why did Lincoln wait?

Proclamation

January 1, 1863

Freed all slaves in South

Did NOT effect that many slaves

Most slaves too far from Union troops

Why not in the North??

• Did not think he had the power to (constitution)
• Didn’t want to anger states in South
• Wanted to preserve the union
• A military action to weaken the South
• Tricky…but smart!
African American Soldiers

Emancipations Effect

54th Regiment

Movie-”Glory”

Extra Credit

• They could now be “received into the service”
• Paid (less than whites)
Civil Rights Amendments are needed….

Pg. 270

Constitutional Changes..

Not an act of war…. A civil right…

• 13th Amendment-Abolished Slavery… civilright to freedom
• 14th Amendment- black people civil right to be U.S. citizens
• 15th Amendment- Blacks civil right to vote
Study Guide Review Sheet

Vocabulary

Concept Questions:

1. List 2 Abolitionist newspapers

2. How did they decide if Texas would be a slave or free state?

3. What were Stephen Douglas and Lincolns view on slavery in their debates?

4. What was the MAIN goal of Lincolns administration?

5. Where were factories located in the 1800’s?

6.

• Cotton Gin
• Industrial Revolution
• Harriet Tubman
• Fugitive Slave Law
• States Right Doctrine
• Compromise of 1850
• John Calhoun’s-”nullification”
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!
8TH GRADE ASSIGNMENTS TW_____%DUE ___________ T 2-WEEK ___ NAME________
• PE
• TW______
• Algebra
• _____
• _____
• _____
INTEGRATED LANGUAGE

Spelling-PSYCH

Verb Tense-Pg. 213

Greek for “soul” (English version-mind)

Psychology-study of the “soul” or “mind”

• Present
• Past
• Future
• Present Perfect?
• Past action that continues
• EX: Mady has been in I.S. for 2 years.
• Past Perfect?
• Past action before another past event
• Ex: I had given him a warning before he got into trouble.
• Future Perfect?
• Future action before another event
• They will have been dating for 2 years when they get married in June.