Friday, December 2, 2016


  • CPM Math Lesson 4.2.2, Review and Preview Problems 4-58- through 4-62 SHOW WORK!  (Monday)
  • Addition and subtraction of mixed numbers worksheet.  Front and back.  Work on a separate piece of paper.


  • Acellus: Map of the Plates and Cornell Notes (Monday)
  • Acellus:  Continental Drift (Tuesday)

Language Arts:

  • Spelling page 78 (Monday) and 79 (Tuesday)
  • Word choice adjectives and adverbs
  • Vocabulary word of the week: boisterous Day 5
  • Read chapters 10 and 11
  • Dialectic Journal and vocabulary for chapter 10 and 11 The Golden Goblet
  • Article of the Week #5, finish!
  • Begin book report PowerPoint.  DUE December 14th. Students will present to class!


  • History textbook,page 115 and 116, answer questions 11 through 18 all parts.

November 16, 2016

Homework for November 18, 2016


  • CPM Math Lesson 4.1.1, Review and Preview Problems 4-7 through 4-11, all problems and SHOW WORK!


  • Acellus:  Speeding Around the Sun Lab
  • Cornell Notes Speeding Around the Sun Lab

Language Arts:

  • Spelling page 72
  • Adverbs Rule 15, page 60
  • Vocabulary word of the week: boisterous Day 1
  • Read chapter 6 of The Golden Goblet and complete vocabulary golden-goblet-chapter-6-vocabulary
  • Dialectic Journal chapter 6 of The Golden Goblet
  • Choose new book for pleasure reading and show to Mrs. Coughren on November 18


  • History textbook,read pages 101-106 and answer questions 1-4 on page 106.  Use complete sentences,

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Homework for September 23, 2016


  • Chapter 1 Closure, pages 47-50.  Check answers on page 51 and 52.  Must know math vocabulary as well.  Study for test Friday


  • Acellus:  Features on the Sun video and questions
  • Cornell notes in notebook

Language Arts:

  • Spelling page 26 and 27, and study for spelling test Friday
  • Vocabulary word of the week: resolute day 1
  • Subject predicate worksheet, pages 7 and 8.  Page 7 is the rule, students must complete page 8
  • Topic Sentence Practice.  You choose the subject from the list.  Each of the 6 practice topic sentences must be an Occasion/Position statement
  • Book report due September 30


  • Read student edition pages 12-15
  • Complete student workbook pages 7-8 note taking on pages 12-15 in student edition

Thursday, May 19th

****Last day of site classes!

****All work must be in at 12:00 noon on May 27th, 2016.


Plato, Semester 2, Unit 1 post-test

Language Arts

Maya, Inca and Aztec final draft


Finish Renaissance ABC Book

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Yesterday the student’s had a substitute teacher while I was on a field trip with my son to Sacramento.  Mrs. James was the teacher, and she reported to me today that everybody was on their best behavior.  Thank you class!

****Some students have been photocopying my homework passes and sit where you want passes.  This is not acceptable, and photocopies will not be accepted.


In class yesterday students worked in the Science textbook on pages 208-211 and completed questions 1-7 and pages 212-217 questions 1-8.  Students who were absent need to complete this.

Plato Genetic variation and biotechnology mastery test.

Language Arts: 

Complete Maya, Inca and Aztec research paper rough draft due Thursday.  Students should have introduction paragraph done as they walked through it in class.

Last book review due.  Powerpoint presentaiton.


Renaissance ABC book, letter S

Thursday, May 12

*********Science Fair and Open House, Monday night 4-6!~*************


Science Fair project was due yesterday, but may be turned in today by 4pm for full credit.  If it is turned in on Monday it will be given late credit which is -10%.

Plato:  Genetic Variation and Biotechnology lesson


Read Poems, “The Wall” and “The Thank-you Letter” and complete graphic organizer and add to Modern Day Challenges chart

Plato, English 7, Crafting Structure in Poetry Tutorial

Verbs, Perfect Tense, page 170

Spelling Day 142 and 143


Renaissance ABC Book, letters, O, P, Q, and R

Tuesday, May 10, 2016


Science Fair Project is due tomorrow 5/12!  Late credit will be given if turned in Friday 5/13 or Monday 5/16.  The Science Fair/Open House is on Monday 5/16 from 4 to 6pm.


Spelling day 140

In class we completed “Angels” and “My Sister is Crazy” Angels and My Sister is Crazy plus graphic organizer

Read “Bad Hair Day” and the article “…Distracting Red” and complete Compare and Contrast Form.  Also complete Challenges of Modern Times graphic organizer.  Bad Hair Day and Distracting read plus compare and contrast

Challenges of Modern Times anchor chart

Complete Aztec, May and Inca graphic organizer using textbook

Verbs, tenses Verbs tenses page 167

Don’t forget last Book Review is due on May 19th!!!! Powerpoint presentation.  Instructions are here:  POWERPOINT BOOK REPORT with edits


Renaissance ABC book, letters K and L  Renaissance alphabet page