Students and parents, please consider using the ratio x/100 when considering a percent of a ratio. If the given is 2/10 than set it = to x/100 and cross multiply and divide. Teach your children this early. Thanks, the future math teachers of America.
Homework packets due Friday. In class assignments due at the end of the last period.
English Language Arts; Write two different sentences for each vocabulary word. This can be found in more detail on Google Classroom.Due 12/1/./17
Math: Due 11/29/17 Fraction on a Number Line 1-11. & Math Daily Practice Monday & Tuesday due 11/29/17. Math Boxes Wednesday & Thursday due 12/1/17.
In class Math topic is how to solve for a linear equation & comparing fractions with different denominators.
Wednesday ELA in class assignment is to analyze a Native American Poem and find the theme based on character/traits, mood, plot, and beginning, middle, and end of poem.
Take home poem for homework: find the theme.
Due 12/1/17 ELA 10 sentences for 10 prepositions. Focus on the list of prepositions and circle all of the prepositions in each of the ten sentences. Think about how prepositions can be used to help you know the action that may lead to the location, origin, and other places your noun or pronoun may be going. Next find the prepositional phrase. What is being shared in a prepositional phrase.
Longfellow poem: Vocabulary, context, and appreciation days Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, and
Melcon paragraph on theme of poem Remember by Native American Poet. due Friday 12/1.
Field Trip 12/22/17 to the Museum of Contemporary Art in downtown chicago. Time: 9:20 am to 12:00 pm
The MCA is located at 220 E. Chicago Avenue. We will be using Alltown Bus Service. IMPORTANT: All field trip slips need to be signed and turned in no later than December 1st. No exceptions. There is no need for bringing a lunch. The museum will provide tour guides.
8th, 7th, and 6th grade scramble: get it in. if you are short grades read student portal. Get clarity and get it in!
Andrea Johnson, case manager of Kenwood Academy shared that, "Our next open house is November 11th 9th-12th 1:00 p.m.-4:00p.m. I would advise parents to attend that to get an overall tour of the school. I can provide a description of the LRE settings at Kenwood for parents/staff. At that point any staff or parent who would like to visit a specific setting to help with IEP planning, we can make arrangements." There you have it. Make plans to be there and let Mr. Florell or Mrs. Gamboa, case manager know so we can assist you in any way.
8th Grade Constant of Proportionality is due 10/19/17: 3 Problems check Google Classroom.
7th Ratio and Proportion Problems; due Wednesday. Equivalent fractions, proportions, and Unit Rates due Wednesday.
6th Grade turn in all Homework on Friday 10/20/17.
8th ELA Reading Logs due 10/20/17: paragraph summary, fill out the sheet.
8th Grade Pride of Baghdad Elements of Plot Informative Essay; Rough draft of Introduction.
8th Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian: Rough Draft of Introduction due Friday 10/10/17.
7th Grade This One Summer Elements of Plot Informative Essay Rough Draft Intro paragraph
8th Grade Math will be working on Scientific Notation. Due Friday: students must take standard notation and change it to Scientific Notation, than match the notation with the picture. This is all done in Meters (m); so actualize a meter as the width of a doorway, 40 inches, but use common sense with the original notation.
6th Grad will be working into actualizing word problems and finding in our words to know what is expected of the problem and what operation we will use to convert. Also, we will look more into the progress check we had for using fractions on a number line.
7th grade will continue to find proportions and solve by cross multiplication.
From ELA we will begin 6th grade to write a narrative and poetry from a list.
7th grade will continue to Given access to graphic organizers and sentence starters, as well as access to assistive technology, student will produce an argumentative, persuasive, or explanatory writing piece that includes the following: an introductory paragraph containing an attention grabber, a topic statement, and a thesis statement; two body paragraphs containing a topic sentence, text evidence, and an explanation of how the text evidence supports her thesis statement; and a conclusion that contains a restatement of her thesis as well as a concluding statement, in 4 out of 5 attempts.
Also, focus on declarative sentences. Don't forget to read 30 minutes a day and keep a Reading Log.
8th Grade: Given sentence starters students will write a summary of the reading selection including characters, setting, major event and ending, and retell the passage to an adult 8/10 opportunities.
We will also begin writing about a persuasive essay about whether it is right to use Native Americans as mascots.
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Assessments (exit tickets, quizzes, Unit Tests): 40%