Friday, January 27, 2016

Homework for February 1, 2017

Math:

  • Eureka Math, Lesson 13, From Ratio Table to Equations Using the Value of a Ratio Problem set (if not finished in class)  eureka-math-lesson-13
  • Eureka Math Lesson 14:  From Ratio Tables, Equations, and Double Number Line Diagrams to Plots on the Coordinate Plane Problem set
  • Eureka Math, Lesson 15, A Synthesis of Representations of Equivalent Ratio Collections Problem Set (if not completed in class)  eureka-math-lesson-14-and-15
  • Mid Module Assessment Task  mid-module-assessment-task
  • Fix page 69-70

 

Science:

  • Acellus:  Types of Volcanoes video/questions and Cornell Notes
  • Acellus:   Volcanic Eruptions video/questions and Cornell Notes

 

Language Arts:

  • Spelling page 103-104
  • Grammar, Subject-verb agreement practice activities,:  What is Subject-Verb agreement?  How to fix Problems in Agreement
  • Vocabulary word of the week: articulate – Day 5
  • Reread  “In the Spotlight”.  And answer all of the questions on page 56 and 57 on another piece of paper.   Use complete sentences and evidence from the text.   If you do not write it on a piece of lined paper, I will not give you credit!!!  in-the-spotlight
  • Narrative essay:  Final draft.

 

History:

  • China:  research and complete a book for China’s Zhou Dynasty. Use your book (pages 188-193) and include the following information:
    • Cover should have a picture, title and years of the dynasty
    • How they came to power/significant leaders
    • Political system/social system
    • Religion
    • Achievements

 

  • Each heading should be a new page in your mini-book and should be written as a short summary, in your words.

Wednesday, January 25, 20107

Homework for January 27, 2017

Math:

  • Homework, Eureka Math Lesson 12:  From Ratio Tables to Double Number Line Diagrams Problem set
  • Rename decimals as fractions, page 71

 

Science:

  • Study for Earthquake test
  • Study Guide for Earthquake test

 

Language Arts:

  • Spelling page 102
  • Grammar, Subject-verb agreement practice activities,:  What is Subject-Verb agreement?  How to fix Problems in Agreement
  • Vocabulary word of the week: articulate – Day 4
  • Read and annotate “In the Spotlight”.  YOU MUST write the gist at the top of the page, circle words you don’t know and make MEANINGFUL notes in the margins!!!!
  • Narrative essay:  You will be writing an essay about an experience you’ve had with a fear or phobia.  You need to use the brainstorming activity sheet to complete rough draft

 

History:

 

  • China:  research and complete a book for China’s first dynasties.  In your book you need to include the following information.  Each heading should be a new page in your mini-book and should be written as a short summary:
    • Cover should have a picture, title and years of the dynasty
    • How they came to power/significant leaders
    • Political system/social system
    • Religion
    • Achievements

Friday, January 20, 2017

Math:

 

Science:

  • Staying Safe Earthquake preparedness worksheet (complete with family members)  staying-safe-earthquake-preparedness
  • Acellus:   Mountain Formation video/questions and Cornell Notes

 

Language Arts:

  • Spelling page 100-101
  • Grammar, Subject-verb agreement practice activities,:  What is Subject-Verb agreement?  How to fix Problems in Agreement
  • Vocabulary word of the week: articulate – Day 2 and 3
  • Read and annotate “Fears and Phobias”.  YOU MUST answer in complete sentences and use EVIDENCE FROM THE TEXT.  fears-and-phobias
  • Narrative essay:  You will be writing an essay about an experience you’ve had with a fear or phobia.  You need to use the brainstorming activity sheet to complete rough draft

 

History:

  • Ancient India Webquest finish if not completed in class
  • China mapwork

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Homework for January 20, 2017

Math:

 

Science:

  • Team homework for building a quake resistant structure
  • Finish up California topographic features collage.  Due Friday, 1/20

 

Language Arts:

  • Spelling page 98 and 99 and study for test Friday
  • Grammar combining sentences, How to combine sentences: Review A (if not done in class)  and Review B.  combining-sentences-reveiw
  • Vocabulary word of the week: articulate – day 1  vocab-word-of-the-week-articulate
  • Read and annotate “Face Your Fears:  Choking under Pressure is Every Athlete’s Worst Nightmare”.  Ensure you read instructions and do all parts as demonstrated in class!!!!    face-your-fears-choking-under-pressure
  • Informative essay:  Final draft

 

History:

  • Ancient India Webquest, page 3

Friday, January 13, 2017

Math:

  • Lesson 9 Tables of Equivalent ratios Problem Set(if not done in class)
  • Lesson 10 The Structure of Ratio Tables Problem Set (if not done in class)
  • Page 70  rename-fractions-as-decimals-page-70

Science:

 

Language Arts:

  • Spelling page 96 and 97
  • Grammar combining sentences, How to combine sentences:  Using and, but, or or  #-1-3 only on a separate piece of paper.  Using subordinate clauses #1-4 Use correct punctuation and capitalization.
  • Vocabulary word of the week: context- day 4 and 5
  • Read and annotate “Life Doesn’t Frighten Me” by Maya Angelou.  Read page 39 and answer questions on page 40.  YOU MUST answer in complete sentences and use EVIDENCE FROM THE TEXT.  life-doesnt-frighten-me
  • Correct responses from “From the Jumping Tree”
  • Informative essay:  You will write a minimum four paragraph essay to compare and contrast the character traits of Vinny and Joe-Boy. Continue working on this.  Rough draft is due Wednesday, 1/18.

 

History:

  • Ancient India Webquest

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Homework for January 13, 2017

Math:

Science:

  • California geographical collage project

Language Arts:

  • Spelling page 93 and study for spelling test
  • Grammar combining sentences, How to combine sentences:  Inserting Using and, but, or or #-1-3 only on a separate piece of paper.  Use correct punctuation and capitalization.  (Students should have this)
  • Vocabulary word of the week: context- day 3
  • Read and annotate “Face Your Fears and Scare the Phobia Out of Your Brain”  face-your-fears-and-scare-the-phobia-out-of-your-brain-close-reading-article
  • Informative essay:  Compare and contrast the character traits of Vinny and Joe-Boy.  Create a chart of each character’s words, thoughts, feelings, and actions.  Use the chart to list character traits for each boy.  We will start rough draft in class.

History:

Friday, January 6th

Math:

  • Lesson 4 Problem Set all problems
  • Lesson 5 Problem Set all problems

 

Science:

  • California topographical features collage project (Work on it both days, Due Friday, January 13)
  • Read and complete questions and prompts on “What are Earthquakes?” page 121-126.

 

Language Arts:

  • Spelling page 91 (Monday)  and 92(Tuesday)
  • Grammar combining sentences, How to combine sentences:  Inserting phrases #-1-3 only on a separate piece of paper.  Use correct punctuation and capitalization.  combining-sentences-powerpoint
  • Vocabulary word of the week: context- day 1 (Monday)  and day 2 (Tuesday)
  • Read “From the Jumping Tree”, practicing close reading strategies learned in class.  Respond to all prompts and questions.
  • Read new book for book report

 

History:

  • Read pages 150-155 and answer questions on page 155 #1-5 (Monday)
  • Read pages 156-161 and answer questions on page 1161 #1-4 (Tuesday)