

Thursday, January 22, 2015
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Worked on fractions. No homework for Monday.
Mrs. K

p. 67 #39 due Tuesday
Mrs. K

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Learning Targets:
Review the folownig lessons to prepare for the midyear test:
Homework:
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8graders 
Algebra:
Day 2 of Algebra final
MR. HALL

ELT 


Goal setting
HALL

Read 
Continue reading Wolf Rider mystery by Avi
Mr. Lundstrom

Vocabulary Words Quiz
Set 3: arid, assiduous, asylum, benevolent, camaraderie
Set 4: censure, circuituous, clairvoyant, collaborate, compassion
complete vocab notebooks by Fri. Quiz on Friday.

SSR Reading Day
HALL

CORE
Language Arts

Write a narrative to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and wellstructured event sequences.
Story Core Components: Myths, Fables, Legends...
(Click here for the notes presentation)
 Score your journal for a selected journal entry (choose your best entry) and an overall score. Write on 2 post its and turn in to Mr. L.
 Find a tall tale, fairy tale, myth, fable, legend, or urban legend that you are not familiar with. Copy and paste it into a Google Doc (include credit for who wrote it or where it came from)
 Summarize the story you selected in your own words and include a lesson (or moral) that relates to the story.
 For research of your own myth, legend, tall tale, or fable, check out some of the vidoes at this link: http://www.sciencechannel.com/tvshows/prophetsofsciencefiction/
Project Calendar: January, February Story Core Home
Mr. Lundstrom

Project Block 
TEAMMANSHIP and SYSTEMATIC REASONING
CNN Student News
Tasks  Choose two areas of robotics to research and create a Google Presentation covering the topics on the handout.
Areas to choose from: industrial robots, medical robots, assistive robots, exploratory robots, automated guided vehicles, robots in agriculture, telerobots, robot cars, rescue robots, robots in the future, robot toys and household robots.
Possible resources for researching what do we use robots for.
http://www.thetech.org/exhibits/online/robotics/universal/index.html
http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video (may need to copy and paste into your browser, then search robot)
http://www.technologyreview.com/biomedicine/22045/?nlid=1740&a=f
Tuesday:
Consumer Electronics Trade Show  Developments in Robotics
 Discuss and create a minimum of 5 norms for your group.
 Define a procedure for what will happen if people do not meet the team norms.
 Put your norms and procedure for noncompliance in a Google Presentation including all group member names (share it with all people in your group)
 Choose one of the following types of robots to research (as explained during Project Block): industrial robots, medical robots, assistive robots, exploratory robots, automated guided vehicles, robots in agriculture, telerobots, robot cars, rescue robots, robots in the future, robot toys and household robots.
Check out videos that include automation:
How It's Made
How It's Made (alternate website) You will need to "Show All Content"


Wednesday, January 21, 2015
In honor of math finals...
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Worked on fractions. No homework for Monday.
Mrs. K

p. 67 #39 due Tuesday
Mrs. K

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Learning Targets:
Review the folownig lessons to prepare for the midyear test:
Homework:
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8graders 
Algebra:
Day 2 of Algebra final
MR. HALL

ELT 


Goal setting
HALL

Read 
Continue reading Wolf Rider mystery by Avi
Mr. Lundstrom

Vocabulary Words Quiz
Set 3: arid, assiduous, asylum, benevolent, camaraderie
Set 4: censure, circuituous, clairvoyant, collaborate, compassion
complete vocab notebooks by Fri. Quiz on Friday.

SSR Reading Day
HALL

CORE
Language Arts

Write a narrative to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and wellstructured event sequences.
Story Core Components: Myths, Fables, Legends...
(Click here for the notes presentation)
 Score your journal for a selected journal entry (choose your best entry) and an overall score. Write on 2 post its and turn in to Mr. L.
 Find a tall tale, fairy tale, myth, fable, legend, or urban legend that you are not familiar with. Copy and paste it into a Google Doc (include credit for who wrote it or where it came from)
 Summarize the story you selected in your own words and include a lesson (or moral) that relates to the story.
 For research of your own myth, legend, tall tale, or fable, check out some of the vidoes at this link: http://www.sciencechannel.com/tvshows/prophetsofsciencefiction/
Project Calendar: January, February Story Core Home
Mr. Lundstrom

Project Block 
TEAMMANSHIP and SYSTEMATIC REASONING
CNN Student News
Tasks  Choose two areas of robotics to research and create a Google Presentation covering the topics on the handout.
Areas to choose from: industrial robots, medical robots, assistive robots, exploratory robots, automated guided vehicles, robots in agriculture, telerobots, robot cars, rescue robots, robots in the future, robot toys and household robots.
Possible resources for researching what do we use robots for.
http://www.thetech.org/exhibits/online/robotics/universal/index.html
http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video (may need to copy and paste into your browser, then search robot)
http://www.technologyreview.com/biomedicine/22045/?nlid=1740&a=f
Tuesday:
Consumer Electronics Trade Show  Developments in Robotics
 Discuss and create a minimum of 5 norms for your group.
 Define a procedure for what will happen if people do not meet the team norms.
 Put your norms and procedure for noncompliance in a Google Presentation including all group member names (share it with all people in your group)
 Choose one of the following types of robots to research (as explained during Project Block): industrial robots, medical robots, assistive robots, exploratory robots, automated guided vehicles, robots in agriculture, telerobots, robot cars, rescue robots, robots in the future, robot toys and household robots.
Check out videos that include automation:
How It's Made
How It's Made (alternate website) You will need to "Show All Content"


Tuesday, January 20, 2015
In honor of math finals...
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Worked on fractions. No homework for Monday.
Mrs. K

p. 67 #39 due Tuesday
Mrs. K

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Learning Targets:
Review the folownig lessons to prepare for the midyear test:
Homework:
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8graders 
Algebra:
Day 1 of Algebra final
MR. HALL

ELT 


HALL

Read 
Continue reading Wolf Rider mystery by Avi
Mr. Lundstrom

Vocabulary Words Quiz
Set 3: arid, assiduous, asylum, benevolent, camaraderie
Set 4: censure, circuituous, clairvoyant, collaborate, compassion
complete vocab notebooks by Fri. Quiz on Friday.

Turn in alien report.
HALL

CORE
Language Arts

Write a narrative to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and wellstructured event sequences.
Story Core Components: Myths, Fables, Legends...
Continue to develop your 3 Word Story idea  Make sure you have a plot (beginning, middle, and end) including a turning point (or climax) of some sort. 3 Word stories are DUE TUESDAY.
Project Calendar: January, February Story Core Home
Mr. Lundstrom

Project Block 
TEAMMANSHIP and SYSTEMATIC REASONING
No Student News, Short clip on Martin Luther King Jr.
Tasks  Choose two areas of robotics to research and create a Google Presentation covering the topics on the handout.
Areas to choose from: industrial robots, medical robots, assistive robots, exploratory robots, automated guided vehicles, robots in agriculture, telerobots, robot cars, rescue robots, robots in the future, robot toys and household robots.
Possible resources for researching what do we use robots for.
http://www.thetech.org/exhibits/online/robotics/universal/index.html
http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video (may need to copy and paste into your browser, then search robot)
http://www.technologyreview.com/biomedicine/22045/?nlid=1740&a=f
Tuesday:
Consumer Electronics Trade Show  Developments in Robotics
 Discuss and create a minimum of 5 norms for your group.
 Define a procedure for what will happen if people do not meet the team norms.
 Put your norms and procedure for noncompliance in a Google Presentation including all group member names (share it with all people in your group)
 Choose one of the following types of robots to research (as explained during Project Block): industrial robots, medical robots, assistive robots, exploratory robots, automated guided vehicles, robots in agriculture, telerobots, robot cars, rescue robots, robots in the future, robot toys and household robots.
Check out videos that include automation:
How It's Made
How It's Made (alternate website) You will need to "Show All Content"


Monday, January 19, 2015
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Worked on fractions. No homework for Monday.
Mrs. K

p. 67 #39 due Tuesday
Mrs. K

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Midyear review riddles with peer leader
Learning Targets:
Review the folownig lessons to prepare for the midyear test:
Homework:
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8graders 
Algebra: Independent
Learning Targerts: Complete note sheet and review
Complete two of the following mathhelp lessons cover the topic areas in question:
80035 through 80042, 80054, 80055, 80065, 80066, 80068,80070
Homework:
Final begins tomorrow.
MR. HALL

ELT 


HALL

Read 
Continue reading Wolf Rider mystery by Avi
Mr. Lundstrom

Vocabulary Words Quiz
Set 3: arid, assiduous, asylum, benevolent, camaraderie
Set 4: censure, circuituous, clairvoyant, collaborate, compassion
complete vocab notebooks by Fri. Quiz on Friday.

Turn in alien report.
HALL

CORE
Language Arts

Write a narrative to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and wellstructured event sequences.
Story Core Components: Myths, Fables, Legends...
Continue to develop your 3 Word Story idea  Make sure you have a plot (beginning, middle, and end) including a turning point (or climax) of some sort. 3 Word stories are due on FRIDAY
Project Calendar: January, February Story Core Home
Mr. Lundstrom

Project Block 
TEAMMANSHIP and SYSTEMATIC REASONING
No Student News, Short clip on Martin Luther King Jr.
Tasks  Choose two areas of robotics to research and create a Google Presentation covering the topics on the handout.
Areas to choose from: industrial robots, medical robots, assistive robots, exploratory robots, automated guided vehicles, robots in agriculture, telerobots, robot cars, rescue robots, robots in the future, robot toys and household robots.
Possible resources for researching what do we use robots for.
http://www.thetech.org/exhibits/online/robotics/universal/index.html
http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video (may need to copy and paste into your browser, then search robot)
http://www.technologyreview.com/biomedicine/22045/?nlid=1740&a=f
Tuesday:
Consumer Electronics Trade Show  Developments in Robotics
 Discuss and create a minimum of 5 norms for your group.
 Define a procedure for what will happen if people do not meet the team norms.
 Put your norms and procedure for noncompliance in a Google Presentation including all group member names (share it with all people in your group)
 Choose one of the following types of robots to research (as explained during Project Block): industrial robots, medical robots, assistive robots, exploratory robots, automated guided vehicles, robots in agriculture, telerobots, robot cars, rescue robots, robots in the future, robot toys and household robots.
Check out videos that include automation:
How It's Made
How It's Made (alternate website) You will need to "Show All Content"


Friday, January 16, 2015
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Worked on fractions. No homework for Monday.
Mrs. K

p. 67 #39 due Tuesday
Mrs. K

8th Grade  Blended
Midyear review riddles with peer leader
Learning Targets:
Review the folownig lessons to prepare for the midyear test:
Homework:
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8graders 
Algebra: FacetoFace
Learning Targerts: Review for final
The following mathhelp lessons cover the topic areas in question:
80035 through 80042, 80054, 80055, 80065, 80066, 80068,80070
Homework:
Complet the study guide for Monday. The final will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday
MR. HALL

ELT 


HALL

Read 
Continue reading Wolf Rider mystery by Avi
Mr. Lundstrom

Vocabulary Words
Set 3: arid, assiduous, asylum, benevolent, camaraderie
Set 4: censure, circuituous, clairvoyant, collaborate, compassion
complete vocab notebooks by Fri. Quiz on Friday.

Turn in alien report.
HALL

CORE
Language Arts

Write a narrative to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and wellstructured event sequences.
Story Core Components: Characters and Motivation
Continue to develop your 3 Word Story idea  Make sure you have a plot (beginning, middle, and end) including a turning point (or climax) of some sort. 3 Word stories are due on FRIDAY
Project Calendar: January, February Story Core Home
Mr. Lundstrom

Project Block 
TEAMMANSHIP and SYSTEMATIC REASONING
Automation introduction, notes, and discussion
Clean, organize, and purify Fox West Academy
Check out videos that include automation:
How It's Made
How It's Made (alternate website) You will need to "Show All Content"


Thursday, January 15, 2015
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Worked on fractions. No homework for Monday.
Mrs. K

p. 67 #39 due Tuesday
Mrs. K

8th Grade  Blended
Midyear review  due by Friday
Learning Targets:
Review the folownig lessons to prepare for the midyear test:
If you feel confident with the concept you can jump to the practice problems. I will use your quiz scores as homework grades.
79013
79014
79015
79016
79017
Homework:
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8graders 
Algebra: FacetoFace
Learning Targerts: I can create and interpret data on boxandwhisker plots.
Lesson 77 pages 427432
Homework:
pages 429431 48
MR. HALL

ELT 


HALL

Read 
Continue reading Wolf Rider mystery by Avi
Mr. Lundstrom

Vocabulary Words
Set 3: arid, assiduous, asylum, benevolent, camaraderie
Set 4: censure, circuituous, clairvoyant, collaborate, compassion
complete vocab notebooks by Fri. Quiz on Friday.

Last Friday  Pyschology of sports fans article and discussion.
Make connection to game. Social Normas activity. Alien Report through the eyes of 3 mediums.
HALL

CORE
Language Arts

Write a narrative to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and wellstructured event sequences.
Story Core Components: Characters and Motivation
Continue to develop your 3 Word Story idea  Make sure you have a plot (beginning, middle, and end) including a turning point (or climax) of some sort. 3 Word stories are due on FRIDAY
Project Calendar: January, February Story Core Home
Mr. Lundstrom

Project Block 
TEAMMANSHIP and SYSTEMATIC REASONING
Automation introduction, notes, and discussion
Clean, organize, and purify Fox West Academy
Check out videos that include automation:
How It's Made
How It's Made (alternate website) You will need to "Show All Content"


Night at the Museum PROJECT REFLECTION
(In case you have an NHI for having it completed  including your reflection score and your selfscore)

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Worked on fractions. No homework for Monday.
Mrs. K

p. 67 #39 due Tuesday
Mrs. K

8th Grade  Blended
Midyear review  due by Friday
Learning Targets:
Review the folownig lessons to prepare for the midyear test:
If you feel confident with the concept you can jump to the practice problems. I will use your quiz scores as homework grades.
79013
79014
79015
79016
79017
Homework:
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8graders 
Algebra: FacetoFace
Learning Targerts: I can create and interpret data on boxandwhisker plots.
Lesson 77 pages 427432
Homework:
pages 429431 48
MR. HALL

ELT 


HALL

Read 
Continue reading Wolf Rider mystery by Avi
Mr. Lundstrom

Vocabulary Words
Set 3: arid, assiduous, asylum, benevolent, camaraderie
Set 4: censure, circuituous, clairvoyant, collaborate, compassion
complete vocab notebooks by Fri. Quiz on Friday.

Last Friday  Pyschology of sports fans article and discussion.
Make connection to game. Social Normas activity. Alien Report through the eyes of 3 mediums.
HALL

CORE
Language Arts

Write a narrative to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and wellstructured event sequences.
Story Core Components: Characters and Motivation
Review your 3 Word Story idea  Make sure you have a plot (beginning, middle, and end) including a turning point (or climax) of some sort. 3 Word stories are due on FRIDAY
Project Calendar: January, February Story Core Home
Mr. Lundstrom

Project Block 
TEAMMANSHIP and SYSTEMATIC REASONING
Programmers:
You are responsible for knowing how to complete the operations covered in the 24 concepts covered in the second section of learnscratch lessons. Click here to access them.
As the teams programmer/s, you will be creating a Scratch program that showcases skills learned.
Researchers & Planners: Meet in media pit to plan create a live coding game.


Tuesday, January 13, 2015
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Worked on fractions. No homework for Monday.
Mrs. K

p. 67 #39 due Tuesday
Mrs. K

8th Grade  Blended
Midyear review  due by Friday
Learning Targets:
Review the folownig lessons to prepare for the midyear test:
If you feel confident with the concept you can jump to the practice problems. I will use your quiz scores as homework grades.
79013
79014
79015
79016
79017
Homework:
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8graders 
Algebra: FacetoFace
Learning Targerts: I can create and interpret data on boxandwhisker plots.
Lesson 77 pages 427432
Homework:
pages 429431 48
MR. HALL

ELT 


HALL

Read 
Continue reading Wolf Rider mystery by Avi
Mr. Lundstrom

Vocabulary Words
Set 3: arid, assiduous, asylum, benevolent, camaraderie
Set 4: censure, circuituous, clairvoyant, collaborate, compassion
complete vocab notebooks by Fri. Quiz on Friday.

Last Friday  Pyschology of sports fans article and discussion.
Make connection to game. Social Normas activity. Alien Report through the eyes of 3 mediums.
HALL

CORE
Language Arts

Write a narrative to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and wellstructured event sequences.
Story Core Components: Characters and Motivation
Project Calendar: January, February
Story Core Home
Mr. Lundstrom

Project Block 
TEAMMANSHIP and SYSTEMATIC REASONING
Programmers:
You are responsible for knowing how to complete the operations covered in the 24 concepts covered in the second section of learnscratch lessons. Click here to access them.
As the teams programmer/s, you will be creating a Scratch program that showcases skills learned.
Researchers & Planners: Meet in media pit to plan create a live coding game.


Monday, January 12, 2015
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Worked on fractions. No homework for Monday.
Mrs. K

p. 67 #39 due Tuesday
Mrs. K

8th Grade  Blended
Midyear review  due by Friday
Learning Targets:
Review the folownig lessons to prepare for the midyear test:
If you feel confident with the concept you can jump to the practice problems. I will use your quiz scores as homework grades.
79013
79014
79015
79016
79017
Homework:
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8graders 
Algebra: FacetoFace
Learning Targerts: I can create and interpret data on boxandwhisker plots.
Lesson 77 pages 427432
Homework:
pages 429431 48
MR. HALL

ELT 
PLAY MATH OLYMPICShttp://www.mathplayground.com/olympic_math1.html


HALL

Read 
SSR Reading time to prepare for Book Report/Book Talk project.
Mr. Lundstrom

Vocabulary Words
Set 3: arid, assiduous, asylum, benevolent, camaraderie
Set 4: censure, circuituous, clairvoyant, collaborate, compassion
complete vocab notebooks by Fri. Quiz on Friday.

Last Friday  Pyschology of sports fans article and discussion.
Make connection to game. Social Normas activity. Alien Report through the eyes of 3 mediums.
HALL

CORE
Language Arts

Write a narrative to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and wellstructured event sequences.
Story Core Overview
Project Calendar: January, February
Story Core Home
Mr. Lundstrom

Project Block 
TEAMMANSHIP and SYSTEMATIC REASONING
Programmers:
You are responsible for knowing how to complete the operations covered in the 24 concepts covered in the second section of learnscratch lessons. Click here to access them.
As the teams programmer/s, you will be creating a Scratch program that showcases skills learned.
Researchers & Planners: Meet in media pit to plan create a live coding game.
.


Friday, January 9, 2015
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Math Quiz
Also make sure to have 5 math help lessons completed this week
Mrs. K

Math Quiz
Also make sure to have 5 math help lessons completed this week
Mrs. K

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Learning Targets:
Wheel of Theodorus
Homework:
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8graders 
Algebra: FacetoFace
Complete the Chapter 8 test and turn in.
Earbud up and play any of the following Algebra math focus games. CLICK HERE
MR. HALL

ELT 
PLAY MATH OLYMPICShttp://www.mathplayground.com/olympic_math1.html


Play this one step equation math game. Have a whiteboard and accessories with.
HALL

Read 
SSR Reading time to prepare for Book Report/Book Talk project.
Mr. Lundstrom

Vocabulary Words Quiz
Set 1 Quiz: Abbreviate, Abstinence, Adulation, Adversity, Aesthetic,
Set 2 Quiz: Amicable, Anachronistic, Anecdote, Anonymous, Antagonist
Also you need to write an email about your personal reading goal's this week. This email should include:
1) Whether you met your goal or not
2) Some details about what you read
3) What your goal for next week is
This email should be sent to Mrs. K and at least 1 parent.


CORE
Language Arts

Write a narrative to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and wellstructured event sequences.
See Mr. L Crash and Burn
SURVIVAL
Mr. Lundstrom

Project Block 
TEAMMANSHIP and SYSTEMATIC REASONING
Night at the Museum PROJECT REFLECTION
I will use Scratch to practice coding language, learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively.
1. Create a Scratch project that includes at least 10 lines.
Be specific regarding background, sprite use, and exactly what you want your sprite to do.
2. Type in a Google doc instructions for creating an identical project.
3. Find a partner to challenge and see if you can each recreate eachother's program based on the instructions given.
*Find Mr. L. if you need a partner.
4. When you finish successfuly, both you and your partner need to have your instructions and project checked of by Mrs. Wagner or Mr. L.
5. ***Extra Challenge Competition. (If you're working on a pet project, you may continue) If you find yourself looking for something to do, create a Scratch program that does one (or more) of the following:
 Captures the "ESSENSE" of Fox West Academy
 Humorously (but, respectfully) captures the personalities of Mr. Hall, Mrs.K, or Mr.L
Prizes will be awarded to top entries...


Thursday, January 8, 2015
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Comparing Bits and Pieces Book:
p. 27 #13
Mrs. K

Accentuate the Negative Book
p. 66 #1
Mrs. K

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Learning Targets:
Wheel of Theodorus
Homework:
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8graders 
Algebra: FacetoFace
Complete the Chapter 8 test and turn in.
Earbud up and play any of the following Algebra math focus games. CLICK HERE
MR. HALL

ELT 
PLAY MATH OLYMPICShttp://www.mathplayground.com/olympic_math1.html


Play this one step equation math game. Have a whiteboard and accessories with.
HALL

Read 
SSR Reading time to prepare for Book Report/Book Talk project.
Mr. Lundstrom

Vocabulary Words
Set 1: Abbreviate, Abstinence, Adulation, Adversity, Aesthetic,
Set 2: Amicable, Anachronistic, Anecdote, Anonymous, Antagonist
Fill out vocab notebooks. Quiz on Friday.


CORE
Language Arts

Develop your 3 word story.
 10 minutes of journal reflection to begin to develop a 3 word story (you are also welcome to continue developing a previous idea for a 3 word story). The options for the story are wide open, but the 3 words that you choose should be ideas that are key for the story OR should be a sentence that captures the focus of your story.
 Log into your Gmail account and complete this form. Use ideas from the story you journaled about. It will be key that you have written ideas that you incorporate in your story (more on that soon...let's just say you'll want evidence that the idea came from you) Muahhahaha.
 Make sure you submit your 3 word story AND EMAIL THE RESULTS TO YOURSELF!
Mr. Lundstrom

Project Block 
TEAMMANSHIP and SYSTEMATIC REASONING
I will use Scratch to practice coding language, learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively.
1. Create a Scratch project that includes at least 10 lines.
Be specific regarding background, sprite use, and exactly what you want your sprite to do.
2. Type in a Google doc instructions for creating an identical project.
3. Find a partner to challenge and see if you can each recreate eachother's program based on the instructions given.
*Find Mr. L. if you need a partner.
4. When you finish successfuly, both you and your partner need to have your instructions and project checked of by Mrs. Wagner or Mr. L.
5. ***Extra Challenge Competition. (If you're working on a pet project, you may continue) If you find yourself looking for something to do, create a Scratch program that does one (or more) of the following:
 Captures the "ESSENSE" of Fox West Academy
 Humorously (but, respectfully) captures the personalities of Mr. Hall, Mrs.K, or Mr.L
Prizes will be awarded to top entries...


Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Comparing Bits and Pieces Book:
p. 26 fill in thermometers
Mrs. K

Accentuate the Negative Book
p. 56 Letter A #1 ad
Mrs. K

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Learning Targets:
I can use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the missing values in right triangles
Homework:
Complete the worksheet for Monday.
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8graders 
Algebra: FacetoFace
Learning Targets:
I can translate word problems into two systems of equations and can determine solutions.
In Class Work:
Practice translating word problems into systems of equations that you will solve. On loose leaf paper, show your work completing the riddle "Why are there rules in croquet?"
Homework:
Complete what you do not finish in class for Monday. I NEED TO SEE YOUR WORK NOT JUST ANSWERS.
MR. HALL

Read 
SSR and Story Writing (shortened schedule)
Mr. Lundstrom

Vocabulary Words
Set 1: Abbreviate, Abstinence, Adulation, Adversity, Aesthetic,
Set 2: Amicable, Anachronistic, Anecdote, Anonymous, Antagonist
Fill out vocab notebooks. Quiz on Friday.


CORE
Language Arts

Record notes for Subject and Predicate.
Discuss sentences: It's your dad/It is your dad. There she was.
Mr. Lundstrom

Project Block 
Automations and Robotics  COMPLETE THIS FORM for team selection
TEAMMANSHIP and SYSTEMATIC REASONING
I will use Scratch to practice coding language, learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively.
1. Complete lesson 1 by watching the videos and completing the tasks.
2. Complete lesson 2.
3. Complete lesson 3 Change Color (1:34), Pressing Keys (1:31)
4. Complete lesson 4 Creating your own Sprite (2:13)
5. Complete lesson 5 Speaking (2:48)
6. Complete lesson 6 Create image effects (1:12)
7. Complete lesson 7 Add Audio (1:44)
8. Complete lesson 8 Animation (1:36)
9. If time exists afterwards, you can view/play other Scratch programs or work on building your own.


?
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
"Those who stand for nothing fall for anything."
Alexander Hamilton
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Word Problem: 8th grade goal is $300, 7th grade goal is $450, and the 6th grade goal is $150.
Write 2 true statements and 2 false statements regarding the above word problem.
Mrs. K

Accentuate the Negative Book
p. 56 Letter A #1 ad
Mrs. K

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Learning Targets:
I can use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the missing values in right triangles
Homework:
Complete the worksheet for Monday.
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8graders 
Algebra: FacetoFace
Learning Targets:
I can translate word problems into two systems of equations and can determine solutions.
In Class Work:
Practice translating word problems into systems of equations that you will solve. On loose leaf paper, show your work completing the riddle "Why are there rules in croquet?"
Homework:
Complete what you do not finish in class for Monday. I NEED TO SEE YOUR WORK NOT JUST ANSWERS.
MR. HALL

ELT 



Read 
Mr. Lundstrom
Choose and read a book for silent, sustained reading; know your character.

Vocabulary Words
Set 1: Abbreviate, Abstinence, Adulation, Adversity, Aesthetic,
Set 2: Amicable, Anachronistic, Anecdote, Anonymous, Antagonist
Fill out vocab notebooks. Quiz on Friday.


CORE
Language Arts

3 Words
Journal 3 words
Mr. Lundstrom

Project Block 
Day 1 of Automations and Robotics
TEAMMANSHIP and SYSTEMATIC REASONING
I will use Scratch to practice coding language, learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively.
1. Complete lesson 1 by watching the videos and completing the tasks.
2. Complete lesson 2.
3. Complete lesson 3 Change Color (1:34), Pressing Keys (1:31)
4. Complete lesson 4 Creating your own Sprite (2:13)
5. Complete lesson 5 Speaking (2:48)
6. Complete lesson 6 Create image effects (1:12)
7. Complete lesson 7 Add Audio (1:44)
8. Complete lesson 8 Animation (1:36)
9. If time exists afterwards, you can view/play other Scratch programs or work on building your own.


Monday, January 5, 2015
"I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You're doing things you've never done before, and more importantly, you're doing something."
Neil Gaiman
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Developed math teams
Mrs. K

Developed math teams
Mrs. K

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Learning Targets:
I can use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the missing values in right triangles
Homework:
Complete the worksheet for Monday.
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8graders 
Algebra: FacetoFace
Learning Targets:
I can translate word problems into two systems of equations and can determine solutions.
In Class Work:
Practice translating word problems into systems of equations that you will solve. On loose leaf paper, show your work completing the riddle "Why are there rules in croquet?"
Homework:
Complete what you do not finish in class for Monday. I NEED TO SEE YOUR WORK NOT JUST ANSWERS.
MR. HALL

ELT 



Read 
Choose a book for SSR
Mr. Lundstrom

Checked out a book and sent email to parents and Mrs. K


CORE
Language Arts

Journal freewrite; CNN Student news
Mr. Lundstrom

Project Block 
Day 1 of Automations and Robotics
TEAMMANSHIP and SYSTEMATIC REASONING
I will use Scratch to practice coding language, learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively.
1. Create an account using your school email at http://scratch.mit.edu/
2. View several of the feature projects or examples(found on main page). Click view inside to view the code for each.
3. Complete lesson 1 by watching the videos and completing the tasks.
4. Complete lesson 2.
5. Please indicate people you can be successful working with by completing the form at this link (you'll need to log into your Google account).
6. If time exists afterwards, create a second project to work on through trial and error.


Monday, December 22, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
3 
1 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target:
Use the distributive property to express a sum of two whole numbers 1–100 with a common factor as a multiple of a sum of two whole numbers with no common factor. for example, express
36 + 8 as 4 (9 + 2).
Continue the chapter on Ratios and Percents (7th grade math chapter 6; 6th grade math chapter 8)
Complete 5 or more lessons on Mathhelp.com
(Here's where you should be...)
Distributive Property of Multiplication p.6569 (details in class)
MR. LUNDSROM
ELT: Prime/Composite Review

Learning Targets  Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract rational numbers.
Continue Math Help...You should be nearing 45 completed lessons
Accentuate the Negative lesson 1.2
Complete pages 12 & 13 and p. 20 & 21
MR. LUNDSROM
ELT: Add/Subtract Integers
GRAPH inequalities

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Learning Targets:
I can use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the missing values in right triangles
Classwork  Use the skills you learned yesterday to complete the riddle "Why do cows hate farmers?"
You need to do your work on looseleaf rather than white boards. I want you to turn in booth the riddle and your work on Monday.
Homework:
Complete the worksheet for Monday.
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 graders 
Algebra: FacetoFace
Learning Targets:
I can translate word problems into two systems of equations and can determine solutions.
In Class Work:
Practice translating word problems into systems of equations that you will solve. On loose leaf paper, show your work completing the riddle "Why are there rules in croquet?"
Homework:
Complete what you do not finish in class for Monday. I NEED TO SEE YOUR WORK NOT JUST ANSWERS.
MR. HALL

ELT 
Impromptu speeches
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction:
Use this time today to continue learning to code  click here to access the tutorials
MR. HALL

Please check that you have the following assignments completed:
1. At least one SSR selfevaluation online form submitted via Google
(use an approximate average for your amount of time reading each week)
2. Giver/Flush Style use
3. "Test" questions for Giver or Flush that show you have read and understand the story
4. Complete a book summary project. Options include:
 a poster
 a presentation (Google or PowerPoint)
 a skit or video
 a write up in your own words
 additional options considered (talk to Mr. L)

POETRY WEEK
Select 2 authors from below, 1 poem memorized (10 lines min.), 1 poem read aloud
Author selection: Robert Frost, Edgar Allan Poe, Emily Dickinson, Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes, Shel Silverstein, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Oscar Wilde
Poems are due Thursday/Friday depending on random selection
Vocabulary Notebooks due this week and reveiw of previous words (if needed)
Set 1Set 2Set 3  Set 4 Set 5Set 6 Set 7Set 8Set 9
Koenecke

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
8th Grade  work by yourself or with one other to create a 2030 point Kahoot using the following 8th grade guide
If you an other groups are finsihed, review for Monday's test by playing others Kahoots.
7th Grade  create a 2030 question Kahoot by yourself or with one other person. Use this 7th grade guide to help you.
If you an other groups are finsihed, review for Monday's test by playing others Kahoots.
6th Grade  create a 10 questions Kahoot by yourself or with one other person. Click here for the 6th grade guide.
If you an other groups are finsihed, review for Monday's test by playing others Kahoots.
MR. HALL

Project Block 
Type out a plan for your interactive. Include an explanation of the following:
 Why did you choose to do this?
 What specifically will museum guests learn from this experience?
 What is the most engaging/interesting part of your interactive?
Please submit any color images that you would like to have printed in the FWA dropbox.
 Make sure to put your name on the file
 Please use images that are at least 1000x800 Pixels
 Your images will not be printed if they are not quality images.
Find the Drop Box folder in the HASDARCHIVE Drive


Click here to complete a short Google form that will help us organize everyone for presentation night.
?
Friday, December 19, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
2 
2 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target:
Use the distributive property to express a sum of two whole numbers 1–100 with a common factor as a multiple of a sum of two whole numbers with no common factor. for example, express
36 + 8 as 4 (9 + 2).
Continue the chapter on Ratios and Percents (7th grade math chapter 6; 6th grade math chapter 8)
Complete 5 or more lessons on Mathhelp.com
(Here's where you should be...)
Distributive Property of Multiplication p.6569 (details in class)
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract rational numbers.
Continue Math Help...You should be nearing 45 completed lessons
Accentuate the Negative lesson 1.2
Complete pages 12 & 13 and p. 20 & 21
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Learning Targets:
I can use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the missing values in right triangles
Classwork  Use the skills you learned yesterday to complete the riddle "Why do cows hate farmers?"
You need to do your work on looseleaf rather than white boards. I want you to turn in booth the riddle and your work on Monday.
Homework:
Complete the worksheet for Monday.
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 graders 
Algebra: FacetoFace
Learning Targets:
I can translate word problems into two systems of equations and can determine solutions.
In Class Work:
Practice translating word problems into systems of equations that you will solve. On loose leaf paper, show your work completing the riddle "Why are there rules in croquet?"
Homework:
Complete what you do not finish in class for Monday. I NEED TO SEE YOUR WORK NOT JUST ANSWERS.
MR. HALL

ELT 
Impromptu speeches
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction:
Use this time today to continue learning to code  click here to access the tutorials
MR. HALL

Please check that you have the following assignments completed:
1. At least one SSR selfevaluation online form submitted via Google
(use an approximate average for your amount of time reading each week)
2. Giver/Flush Style use
3. "Test" questions for Giver or Flush that show you have read and understand the story
4. Complete a book summary project. Options include:
 a poster
 a presentation (Google or PowerPoint)
 a skit or video
 a write up in your own words
 additional options considered (talk to Mr. L)

POETRY WEEK
Select 2 authors from below, 1 poem memorized (10 lines min.), 1 poem read aloud
Author selection: Robert Frost, Edgar Allan Poe, Emily Dickinson, Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes, Shel Silverstein, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Oscar Wilde
Poems are due Thursday/Friday depending on random selection
Vocabulary Notebooks due this week and reveiw of previous words (if needed)
Set 1Set 2Set 3  Set 4 Set 5Set 6 Set 7Set 8Set 9
Koenecke

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
8th Grade  work by yourself or with one other to create a 2030 point Kahoot using the following 8th grade guide
If you an other groups are finsihed, review for Monday's test by playing others Kahoots.
7th Grade  create a 2030 question Kahoot by yourself or with one other person. Use this 7th grade guide to help you.
If you an other groups are finsihed, review for Monday's test by playing others Kahoots.
6th Grade  create a 10 questions Kahoot by yourself or with one other person. Click here for the 6th grade guide.
If you an other groups are finsihed, review for Monday's test by playing others Kahoots.
MR. HALL

Project Block 
Type out a plan for your interactive. Include an explanation of the following:
 Why did you choose to do this?
 What specifically will museum guests learn from this experience?
 What is the most engaging/interesting part of your interactive?
Please submit any color images that you would like to have printed in the FWA dropbox.
 Make sure to put your name on the file
 Please use images that are at least 1000x800 Pixels
 Your images will not be printed if they are not quality images.
Find the Drop Box folder in the HASDARCHIVE Drive


Click here to complete a short Google form that will help us organize everyone for presentation night.
?
Thursday, December 18, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
1 
1 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target:
Use the distributive property to express a sum of two whole numbers 1–100 with a common factor as a multiple of a sum of two whole numbers with no common factor. for example, express
36 + 8 as 4 (9 + 2).
Continue the chapter on Ratios and Percents (7th grade math chapter 6; 6th grade math chapter 8)
Complete 5 or more lessons on Mathhelp.com
(Here's where you should be...)
Distributive Property of Multiplication p.6569 (details in class)
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract rational numbers.
Continue Math Help...You should be nearing 45 completed lessons
Accentuate the Negative lesson 1.2
Complete pages 12 & 13 and p. 20 & 21
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  Blended
Learning Targets:
I can use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the missing values in right triangles
Classwork  Watch the videos, complete the 8 practice problems and five quiz questions for lesson #79108.
Homework:
Complete problems 110 on the worksheet called "right triangles  Pythagorean Theorem" for Friday.
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 graders 
Algebra: Blended
Learning Targets:
I can translate word problems into two systems of equations and can determine solutions.
In Class Work:
Watch the videos and complete the practice problems and quiz for www.mathhelp.com lesson # 80071 called Number and Value Problems.
Homework:
Complete the worksheet containing ten problems for Friday. Reference the answer on the back of the sheet to determine if you translated the word problems correctly before you solve them.
MR. HALL

ELT 
Impromptu speeches
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction:
Reviewed how to create test questions related to our science text readings in preparation for Monday's science test.
Will be making a Kahoot on Thursday.
MR. HALL

Please check that you have the following assignments completed:
1. At least one SSR selfevaluation online form submitted via Google
(use an approximate average for your amount of time reading each week)
2. Giver/Flush Style use
3. "Test" questions for Giver or Flush that show you have read and understand the story
4. Complete a book summary project. Options include:
 a poster
 a presentation (Google or PowerPoint)
 a skit or video
 a write up in your own words
 additional options considered (talk to Mr. L)

POETRY WEEK
Select 2 authors from below, 1 poem memorized (10 lines min.), 1 poem read aloud
Author selection: Robert Frost, Edgar Allan Poe, Emily Dickinson, Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes, Shel Silverstein, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Oscar Wilde
Poems are due Thursday/Friday depending on random selection
Vocabulary Notebooks due this week and reveiw of previous words (if needed)
Set 1Set 2Set 3  Set 4 Set 5Set 6 Set 7Set 8Set 9
Koenecke

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
8th Grade  work by yourself or with one other to create a 2030 point Kahoot using the following 8th grade guide
7th Grade  create a 2030 question Kahoot by yourself or with one other person. Use this 7th grade guide to help you.
6th Grade  create a 10 questions Kahoot by yourself or with one other person. Click here for the 6th grade guide.
MR. HALL

Project Block 
Type out a plan for your interactive. Include an explanation of the following:
 Why did you choose to do this?
 What specifically will museum guests learn from this experience?
 What is the most engaging/interesting part of your interactive?
Please submit any color images that you would like to have printed in the FWA dropbox.
 Make sure to put your name on the file
 Please use images that are at least 1000x800 Pixels
 Your images will not be printed if they are not quality images.
Find the Drop Box folder in the HASDARCHIVE Drive


Night at the Museum Advisor Assistance
?
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
6 
2 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target:
Use the distributive property to express a sum of two whole numbers 1–100 with a common factor as a multiple of a sum of two whole numbers with no common factor. for example, express
36 + 8 as 4 (9 + 2).
Continue the chapter on Ratios and Percents (7th grade math chapter 6; 6th grade math chapter 8)
Complete 5 or more lessons on Mathhelp.com
(Here's where you should be...)
Distributive Property of Multiplication p.6569 (details in class)
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract rational numbers.
Continue Math Help...You should be nearing 45 completed lessons
Accentuate the Negative lesson 1.2
Complete pages 12 & 13 and p. 20 & 21
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Learning Targets:
I can determine the lenght of sides of angles of right trianglesby creating squares on dot grid paper
Classwork  Complete Investigation 3.1
Homework:
in "Looking for Ptyhagoras"
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 graders 
Algebra: Blended
Learning Targets:
I can solve for systems of equations with greater confidence using graphing, substitution, and addition.
In Class Work:
Complete the 8 practice problems for mathhelp lessons #80067, 80068, 80069. This is a total of 24 review problems.
Homework:
Finish what I did not complete in class.
MR. HALL

ELT 
Impromptu speeches
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction:
Reviewed how to create test questions related to our science text readings in preparation for Monday's science test.
Will be making a Kahoot on Thursday.
MR. HALL

Please check that you have the following assignments completed:
1. At least one SSR selfevaluation online form submitted via Google
(use an approximate average for your amount of time reading each week)
2. Giver/Flush Style use
3. "Test" questions for Giver or Flush that show you have read and understand the story
4. Complete a book summary project. Options include:
 a poster
 a presentation (Google or PowerPoint)
 a skit or video
 a write up in your own words
 additional options considered (talk to Mr. L)

POETRY WEEK
Select 2 authors from below, 1 poem memorized (10 lines min.), 1 poem read aloud
Author selection: Robert Frost, Edgar Allan Poe, Emily Dickinson, Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes, Shel Silverstein, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Oscar Wilde
Poems are due Thursday/Friday depending on random selection
Vocabulary Notebooks due this week and reveiw of previous words (if needed)
Set 1Set 2Set 3  Set 4 Set 5Set 6 Set 7Set 8Set 9
Koenecke

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
8th Grade Guide to building a 2030 questions Kahoot for Thursday.
7th Grade  no class due to project presentation night prep
6th Grade  combined with reading to read and create quiz questions specific around chemsitry.
MR. HALL

Project Block 
Type out a plan for your interactive. Include an explanation of the following:
 Why did you choose to do this?
 What specifically will museum guests learn from this experience?
 What is the most engaging/interesting part of your interactive?
Please submit any color images that you would like to have printed in the FWA dropbox.
 Make sure to put your name on the file
 Please use images that are at least 1000x800 Pixels
 Your images will not be printed if they are not quality images.
Find the Drop Box folder in the HASDARCHIVE Drive (ask for help if you need it)


Night at the Museum Advisor Assistance
?
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
5 
1 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target:
Use the distributive property to express a sum of two whole numbers 1–100 with a common factor as a multiple of a sum of two whole numbers with no common factor. for example, express
36 + 8 as 4 (9 + 2).
Continue the chapter on Ratios and Percents (7th grade math chapter 6; 6th grade math chapter 8)
Complete 5 or more lessons on Mathhelp.com
(Here's where you should be...)
Distributive Property of Multiplication p.6569 (details in class)
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract rational numbers.
Continue Math Help...You should be nearing 45 completed lessons
Accentuate the Negative lesson 1.2
Complete pages 12 & 13 and p. 20 & 21
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  Blended
I can sovle cube roots.
Classwork  Complete Investigation 2.4
Homework:
Complete problems 4764, 70,79, on pages 3235 in "Looking for Ptyhagoras"
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 graders 
Algebra: FacetoFace
Learning Targets:
In Class Work:
I can solve for a system of equations by adding the two equations together.
Wall all 4 videos for mathhelp lesson #80068, practice all 8 problems, check answers as you go, and finish by completing the 5 question quiz.
Homework:
Complete riddle sheets practicing solving systems of equations by addition and by substitution.
Riddle  Why Does the President Put Vegetables in His Blender?
Riddle  What do you call it when Someone Pays Back a Loan Quickly?
MR. HALL

ELT 
Impromptu speeches
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction:
Learn and practice "read around text" strategies:
Read what I will learn section
Look at pictures. What ideas are being presented?
Read the captions
Look at maps, charts, and graphs. What information do they present?
Look at the titles and headings. What are the big ideas?
Ask questions. Give yourself a reason to read.
MR. HALL

Please check that you have the following assignments completed:
1. At least one SSR selfevaluation online form submitted via Google
(use an approximate average for your amount of time reading each week)
2. Giver/Flush Style use
3. "Test" questions for Giver or Flush that show you have read and understand the story
4. Complete a book summary project. Options include:
 a poster
 a presentation (Google or PowerPoint)
 a skit or video
 a write up in your own words
 additional options considered (talk to Mr. L)

POETRY WEEK
Select 2 authors from below, 1 poem memorized (10 lines min.), 1 poem read aloud
Author selection: Robert Frost, Edgar Allan Poe, Emily Dickinson, Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes, Shel Silverstein, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Oscar Wilde
Poems are due Thursday/Friday depending on random selection
Vocabulary Notebooks due this week and reveiw of previous words (if needed)
Set 1Set 2Set 3  Set 4 Set 5Set 6 Set 7Set 8Set 9
Koenecke

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
7th Grade  8th Grade  6th Grade 
Employing reading strategies to understand science text.
Resources:
8th  Interactions of Matter  Organic Compounds
7th  Introduction to Matter  Behaviors of Gases
6th  Introduction of Matter  Behaviors of Gaes & States of Matter
In class work: Employ the strategies Mr. Hall demonstrated on the sections mentioned above.
MR. HALL

Project Block 
Type out a plan for your interactive. Include an explanation of the following:
 Why did you choose to do this?
 What specifically will museum guests learn from this experience?
 What is the most engaging/interesting part of your interactive?
Please submit any color images that you would like to have printed in the FWA dropbox.
 Make sure to put your name on the file
 Please use images that are at least 1000x800 Pixels
 Your images will not be printed if they are not quality images.
Find the Drop Box folder in the HASDARCHIVE Drive (ask for help if you need it)


Night at the Museum Advisor Assistance
?
Monday, December 15, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
4 
2 
"You better watch out; you better not cry." Haven Gillespie
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target:
Use the distributive property to express a sum of two whole numbers 1–100 with a common factor as a multiple of a sum of two whole numbers with no common factor. for example, express
36 + 8 as 4 (9 + 2).
Continue the chapter on Ratios and Percents (7th grade math chapter 6; 6th grade math chapter 8)
Complete 5 or more lessons on Mathhelp.com
Distributive Property of Multiplication p.6569 (details in class)
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract rational numbers.
Continue math pathway  review estimating with decimals
Accentuate the Negative lesson 1.2
Complete pages 12 & 13 and p. 20 & 21
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  FacetoFace
I can sovle cube roots.
Classwork  Complete Investigation 2.4
Homework:
Complete problems 4764, 70,79, on pages 3235 in "Looking for Ptyhagoras"
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 graders 
Algebra: Blended
In Class Work:
I can solve for a system of equations by adding the two equations together.
Wall all 4 videos for mathhelp lesson #80068, practice all 8 problems, check answers as you go, and finish by completing the 5 question quiz.
Homework:
Complte 8 problem worksheet.
MR. HALL

ELT 
Impromptu speeches
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction:
Learn and practice "read around text" strategies:
Read what I will learn section
Look at pictures. What ideas are being presented?
Read the captions
Look at maps, charts, and graphs. What information do they present?
Look at the titles and headings. What are the big ideas?
Ask questions. Give yourself a reason to read.
MR. HALL

Please check that you have the following assignments completed:
1. At least one SSR selfevaluation online form submitted via Google
(use an approximate average for your amount of time reading each week)
2. Giver/Flush Style use
3. "Test" questions for Giver or Flush that show you have read and understand the story
4. Complete a book summary project. Options include:
 a poster
 a presentation (Google or PowerPoint)
 a skit or video
 a write up in your own words
 additional options considered (talk to Mr. L)

POETRY WEEK
Select 2 authors from below, 1 poem memorized (10 lines min.), 1 poem read aloud
Author selection: Robert Frost, Edgar Allan Poe, Emily Dickinson, Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes, Shel Silverstein, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Oscar Wilde
Poems are due Thursday/Friday depending on random selection
Vocabulary Notebooks due this week and reveiw of previous words (if needed)
Set 1Set 2Set 3  Set 4 Set 5Set 6 Set 7Set 8Set 9
Koenecke

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
7th Grade  8th Grade  6th Grade 
Employing reading strategies to understand science text.
Resources:
8th  Interactions of Matter  Organic Compounds
7th  Introduction to Matter  Behaviors of Gases
6th  Introduction of Matter  Behaviors of Gaes & States of Matter
In class work: Employ the strategies Mr. Hall demonstrated on the sections mentioned above.
MR. HALL

Project Block 
Type out a plan for your interactive. Include an explanation of the following:
 Why did you choose to do this?
 What specifically will museum guests learn from this experience?
 What is the most engaging/interesting part of your interactive?
Please submit any color images that you would like to have printed in the FWA dropbox.
 Make sure to put your name on the file
 Please use images that are at least 1000x800 Pixels
 Your images will not be printed if they are not quality images.
Find the Drop Box folder in the HASDARCHIVE Drive (ask for help if you need it)


Night at the Museum Advisor Assistance
?
Thursday, December 11, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
2 
2 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target: Compute with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
Continue the chapter on Ratios and Percents (7th grade math chapter 6; 6th grade math chapter 8)
Complete 6 or more lessons on Mathhelp.com
Friday quiz is on Prime Factorization, GCF and LCM
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract rational numbers.
Continue math pathway  review estimating with decimals
Correct homework from textbook.
Friday quiz is on addition and subtraction of positive and negative integers.
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Homework:
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 graders 
Algebra: Blended
In Class Work:
Linear equations test.
Homework:
MR. HALL

ELT 
Impromptu speeches
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction: Seeing that today is hour of code day please click on the link below and spend the class period learning through play.
http://code.org/learn
Choose one of the tutorials and read, click, and learn. Have fun. I look forward to seeing what things you learned.
MR. HALL

Draw 3 events from your story so far that you feel are vital to understanding the plot.
Include a caption for each drawing and provide an explanation for why you chose that particular scene.
Finally, in the fourth box include something that happened from today's reading/listening.

Impromptu Speeches with Peer Reviews
Finish ACT Vocab notebook with sentences and drawings
Set 1Set 2Set 3  Set 4 Set 5Set 6 Set 7
Set 8enhance, ephemeral, evanescent, exasperation, exemplary
Set 9extenuating, florid, fortuitous, hackneyed, haughty
Koenecke

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
7th Grade  8th Grade  6th Grade 
Read independently to learn about mixtures.
Resources:
Introduction to Matter textbook pages 6471
In class work: Complete reading and then answer questions 111 on page 71 on a piece of paper.
MR. HALL
Check out these awesome science demo videos shared by Siri.
Click here. for first video.
Click here for second video.

Project Block 
Please submit any color images that you would like to have printed in the FWA dropbox.
 Make sure to put your name on the file
 Please use images that are at least 1000x800 Pixels
 Your images will not be printed if they are not quality images.
Find the Drop Box folder in the HASDARCHIVE Drive (ask for help if you need it)


Night at the Museum Advisor Assistance
?
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
1 
1 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target: Compute with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
Continue the chapter on Ratios and Percents (7th grade math chapter 6; 6th grade math chapter 8)
Complete 6 or more lessons on Mathhelp.com
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract rational numbers.
Continue math pathway  review estimating with decimals
Complete pages 9 & 10 from the Accentuate the Negative book (in your notebook)
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Homework:
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 graders 
Algebra: Blended
In Class Work:
Linear equations test.
Homework:
MR. HALL

ELT 
Impromptu speeches
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction: Seeing that today is hour of code day please click on the link below and spend the class period learning through play.
http://code.org/learn
Choose one of the tutorials and read, click, and learn. Have fun. I look forward to seeing what things you learned.
MR. HALL

Draw 3 events from your story so far that you feel are vital to understanding the plot.
Include a caption for each drawing and provide an explanation for why you chose that particular scene.
Finally, in the fourth box include something that happened from today's reading/listening.

Impromptu Speeches with Peer Reviews
Finish ACT Vocab notebook with sentences and drawings
Set 1Set 2Set 3  Set 4 Set 5
Set 6deleterious, demagogue, digression, diligent, discredit
Set 7disdain, divergent, empathy, emulate, enervating
Koenecke

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
7th Grade  8th Grade  6th Grade 
Read independently to learn about mixtures.
Resources:
Introduction to Matter textbook pages 6471
In class work: Complete reading and then answer questions 111 on page 71 on a piece of paper.
MR. HALL
Check out these awesome science demo videos shared by Siri.
Click here. for first video.
Click here for second video.

Project Block 
Please submit any color images that you would like to have printed in the FWA dropbox.
 Make sure to put your name on the file
 Please use images that are at least 1000x800 Pixels

Find the Drop Box folder in the HASDARCHIVE Drive (ask for help if you need it)


Night at the Museum Advisor Assistance
?
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
6 
2 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target: Compute with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
Continue the chapter on Ratios and Percents (7th grade math chapter 6; 6th grade math chapter 8)
Complete 6 or more lessons on Mathhelp.com
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract rational numbers.
Continue math pathway  review estimating with decimals
Assess order of operations
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Algebra Placement test.
Begin completing the placement test. You will have up to two class periods to complete.
Homework: None
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 graders 
Algebra: Blended
In Class Work:
Geometry Placement test.
Begin completing the placement test. You will have up to two class periods to complete.
Homework: None
MR. HALL

ELT 
Impromptu speeches
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction: Seeing that today is hour of code day please click on the link below and spend the class period learning through play.
http://code.org/learn
Choose one of the tutorials and read, click, and learn. Have fun. I look forward to seeing what things you learned.
MR. HALL

Draw 3 events from your story so far that you feel are vital to understanding the plot.
Include a caption for each drawing and provide an explanation for why you chose that particular scene.
Finally, in the fourth box include something that happened from today's reading/listening.

Impromptu Speeches with Peer Reviews
Finish ACT Vocab notebook with sentences and drawings
Set 1Set 2Set 3  Set 4 Set 5
Set 6deleterious, demagogue, digression, diligent, discredit
Set 7disdain, divergent, empathy, emulate, enervating
Koenecke

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
7th Grade  8th Grade  6th Grade 
Read independently to learn about mixtures.
Resources:
Introduction to Matter textbook pages 6471
In class work: Complete reading and then answer questions 111 on page 71 on a piece of paper.
MR. HALL
Check out these awesome science demo videos shared by Siri.
Click here. for first video.
Click here for second video.

Project Block 
Please submit any color images that you would like to have printed in the FWA dropbox.
 Make sure to put your name on the file
 Please use images that are at least 1000x800 Pixels

Find the Drop Box folder in the HASDARCHIVE Drive (ask for help if you need it)


Night at the Museum Advisor Assistance
?
Monday, December 8, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
5 
1 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target: Compute with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
Continue the chapter on Ratios and Percents (7th grade math chapter 6; 6th grade math chapter 8)
Complete 6 or more lessons on Mathhelp.com
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract rational numbers.
Continue math pathway  review estimating with decimals
Assess order of operations
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Algebra Placement test.
Begin completing the placement test. You will have up to two class periods to complete.
Homework: None
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 graders 
Algebra: Blended
In Class Work:
Geometry Placement test.
Begin completing the placement test. You will have up to two class periods to complete.
Homework: None
MR. HALL

ELT 
Impromptu speeches
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction: Seeing that today is hour of code day please click on the link below and spend the class period learning through play.
http://code.org/learn
Choose one of the tutorials and read, click, and learn. Have fun. I look forward to seeing what things you learned.
MR. HALL

Draw 3 events from your story so far that you feel are vital to understanding the plot.
Include a caption for each drawing and provide an explanation for why you chose that particular scene.
Finally, in the fourth box include something that happened from today's reading/listening.

Impromptu Speeches with Peer Reviews
Finish ACT Vocab notebook with sentences and drawings
Set 1Set 2Set 3  Set 4 Set 5
Set 6deleterious, demagogue, digression, diligent, discredit
Set 7disdain, divergent, empathy, emulate, enervating
Koenecke

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
7th Grade  8th Grade  6th Grade 
Read independently to learn about mixtures.
Resources:
Introduction to Matter textbook pages 6471
In class work: Complete reading and then answer questions 111 on page 71 on a piece of paper.
MR. HALL
Check out these awesome science demo videos shared by Siri.
Click here. for first video.
Click here for second video.

Project Block 
Please submit any color images that you would like to have printed in the FWA dropbox.
 Make sure to put your name on the file
 Please use images that are at least 1000x800 Pixels

Find the Drop Box folder in the HASDARCHIVE Drive (ask for help if you need it)


Night at the Museum Advisor Assistance
?
Thursday, December 4, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
3 
1 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target: Compute with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
Game options for today for 6th and 7th Grade:
Pirate LCM Make 24 Geo Shapes
Positive/Negative Integer game Ratio Stadium Nascar Fractions
Estimation/Addition math GOLF Alien Invaders Haunted Fractions
Math Maze Reading Challenge Quick Add Factor Trees
Number Climb (least to greatest)
Complete 5 or more lessons on Mathhelp.com
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Investigations 2.1 and 2.2
Square Roots
Homework: Page 29 423
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 graders 
Algebra: Blended
Learning Target:
I will practice and review for linear concepts to prepare for Thursday's test.
In Class Work:
Homework: Review any areas from the test that gave you trouble by revisiting the mathhelp.com lesson. The lessons are aligned and number on the answer key. Write the ones you need to review in your planners and review.
ELT was dedicated to reviewing in person with Mr. Hall
MR. HALL

ELT 
Impromptu speeches
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction literature:
Read and discussed acids, bases, pH scale, and neutralization.
MR. HALL

Draw 3 events from your story so far that you feel are vital to understanding the plot.
Include a caption for each drawing and provide an explanation for why you chose that particular scene.
Finally, in the fourth box include something that happened from today's reading/listening.

Impromptu Speeches with Peer Reviews
Finish ACT Vocab notebook with sentences and drawings
Set 1Set 2Set 3  Set 4 Set 5
Set 6deleterious, demagogue, digression, diligent, discredit
Set 7disdain, divergent, empathy, emulate, enervating
Koenecke

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
7th Grade  8th Grade  6th Grade
Use the following digital resources or ones of your choice to independently learn about an element of your liking.
Resources:
http://education.jlab.org/itselemental/
http://ptable.com/
http://www.chemicalelements.com/show/name.html
or book from library
In class work: record what you discover on your sheet.
MR. HALL
Check out these awesome science demo videos shared by Siri.
Click here. for first video.
Click here for second video.

Project Block 
Please submit any color images that you would like to have printed in the FWA dropbox.
 Make sure to put your name on the file
 Please use images that are at least 1000x800 Pixels

Find the Drop Box folder in the HASDARCHIVE Drive (ask for help if you need it)


Wednesday, December 3, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
2 
2 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target: Compute with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
Begin the chapter on Ratios and Percents (7th grade math chapter 6; 6th grade math chapter 8)
Find the GCF of 81 and 27 using Prime Factorization;
Complete 5 or more lessons on Mathhelp.com
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract rational numbers.
Play this game at home
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Investigations 2.1 and 2.2
Square Roots
Homework: Page 29 423
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 graders 
Algebra: Blended
Learning Target:
I will practice and review for linear concepts to prepare for Thursday's test.
In Class Work:
Homework: Review any areas from the test that gave you trouble by revisiting the mathhelp.com lesson. The lessons are aligned and number on the answer key. Write the ones you need to review in your planners and review.
ELT was dedicated to reviewing in person with Mr. Hall
MR. HALL

ELT 
Impromptu speeches
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction literature:
Read and discussed acids, bases, pH scale, and neutralization.
MR. HALL

Draw 3 events from your story so far that you feel are vital to understanding the plot.
Include a caption for each drawing and provide an explanation for why you chose that particular scene.
Finally, in the fourth box include something that happened from today's reading/listening.

Pick 1 of the following topics: animals in captivity, driving age, beauty contests, video game violence
Read 3 internet articles regarding this topic: 1 from each point of view and 1 neutral
Set 1Set 2Set 3  Set 4 Set 5
Set 6deleterious, demagogue, digression, diligent, discredit
Set 7disdain, divergent, empathy, emulate, enervating
Koenecke

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
7th Grade  8th Grade  6th Grade 
Acids/Bases, pH scale, neutralization
MR. HALL
Check out these awesome science demo videos shared by Siri.
Click here. for first video.
Click here for second video.

Project Block 
Please submit any color images that you would like to have printed in the FWA dropbox.
 Make sure to put your name on the file
 Please use images that are at least 1000x800 Pixels

Find the Drop Box folder in the HASDARCHIVE Drive (ask for help if you need it)


Thursday, December 4, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
3 
1 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target: Compute with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
Begin the chapter on Ratios and Percents (7th grade math chapter 6; 6th grade math chapter 8)
Find the GCF of 81 and 27 using Prime Factorization;
Complete 5 or more lessons on Mathhelp.com
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract rational numbers.
Continue Mathhelp pathway  ratios and fractions
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Investigations 2.1 and 2.2
Square Roots
Homework: Page 29 423
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 graders 
Algebra: Blended
Learning Target:
I will practice and review for linear concepts to prepare for Thursday's test.
In Class Work:
Homework: Review any areas from the test that gave you trouble by revisiting the mathhelp.com lesson. The lessons are aligned and number on the answer key. Write the ones you need to review in your planners and review.
ELT was dedicated to reviewing in person with Mr. Hall
MR. HALL

ELT 
Impromptu speeches
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction literature:
Read and discussed acids, bases, pH scale, and neutralization.
MR. HALL

Draw 3 events from your story so far that you feel are vital to understanding the plot.
Include a caption for each drawing and provide an explanation for why you chose that particular scene.
Finally, in the fourth box include something that happened from today's reading/listening.

Pick 1 of the following topics: animals in captivity, driving age, beauty contests, video game violence
Read 3 internet articles regarding this topic: 1 from each point of view and 1 neutral
Set 1Set 2Set 3  Set 4 Set 5
Set 6deleterious, demagogue, digression, diligent, discredit
Set 7disdain, divergent, empathy, emulate, enervating
Koenecke

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
7th Grade  8th Grade  6th Grade 
Acids/Bases, pH scale, neutralization
MR. HALL
Check out these awesome science demo videos shared by Siri.
Click here. for first video.
Click here for second video.

Project Block 
Please submit any color images that you would like to have printed in the FWA dropbox.
 Make sure to put your name on the file
 Please use images that are at least 1000x800 Pixels

Find the Drop Box folder in the HASDARCHIVE Drive (ask for help if you need it)


Tuesday, December 2, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
1 
1 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target: Compute with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
Correct your homework from yesterday (prime factorization)
Find the GCF of 81 and 27 using Prime Factorization;
Complete 5 or more lessons on Mathhelp.com
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract rational numbers.
Continue math pathway  review estimating with decimals
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  Blended
Solving square roots
Homework: www.mathhelp.com lesson 79107
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 graders 
Algebra: FacetoFace
Learning Target: I can graph inequalities given two variables
I can use line of best fit to predict events.
In Class Work: Reviewed how to graph inequalities given two variables and learned and practiced how to use a line of best fit to predict events.
Homework:
MR. HALL

ELT 
Impromptu speeches
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction literature:
Soap making lab.
MR. HALL

Draw 3 events from your story so far that you feel are vital to understanding the plot.
Include a caption for each drawing and provide an explanation for why you chose that particular scene.
Finally, in the fourth box include something that happened from today's reading/listening.

Pick 1 of the following topics: animals in captivity, driving age, beauty contests, video game violence
Read 3 internet articles regarding this topic: 1 from each point of view and 1 neutral
Set 1Set 2Set 3  Set 4 Set 5
Set 6deleterious, demagogue, digression, diligent, discredit
Set 7disdain, divergent, empathy, emulate, enervating
Koenecke

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
7th Grade  8th Grade  6th Grade 
Soap making labs.
MR. HALL
Check out these awesome science demo videos shared by Siri.
Click here. for first video.
Click here for second video.

Project
Block

Develop visual elements for your Night at the Museum Exhibit. Items must be approved by your advisor.


Monday, December 1, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
6 
2 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target: Compute fluently with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
View this tutorial on Prime Factorization and GCF
and GCF of 3 numbers
Play factor Tetris game
This week you will demonstrate finding GCF in 2 different ways.
Intro to LCM...
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract rational numbers.
Review common fractions, decimals, and percents.
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Investigations 1.3 Finding Areas
Homework:
Dot paper activity 1525. Check your answers by using the following online Geoboard.
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 graders 
Algebra: Blended
Learning Target: I can graph inequalities given two variables
In Class Work: Digest www.mathhelp.com lesson #80047
Homework: riddle sheet on graphing inequalities
MR. HALL

ELT 
Impromptu speeches
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction literature:
Independently read about acids and bases using the following strategies to increase understanding:
Read what you will learn section.
Read headings and captions as you go.
Stop and summarize after each section.
Read pages 6271 in the Interactions text
MR. HALL

Notes on tone and mood in relation to style.
Continue listening to/reading selected book.

Pick 1 of the following topics: animals in captivity, driving age, beauty contests, video game violence
Read 3 internet articles regarding this topic: 1 from each point of view and 1 neutral
Set 1Set 2Set 3  Set 4 Set 5
Set 6deleterious, demagogue, digression, diligent, discredit
Set 7disdain, divergent, empathy, emulate, enervating
Koenecke

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
7th Grade  8th Grade  6th Grade 
Independently read about acids and bases using the following strategies to increase understanding:
Read what you will learn section.
Read headings and captions as you go.
Stop and summarize after each section.
Read pages 6271 in the Interactions text
MR. HALL
**If you are finding this interesting and would like to learn more on your own please visit the following Crash Course video explaining the periodic table by clicking here.

Project
Block



Wednesday, November 26, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
5 
1 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target: Compute fluently with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
Finish chapter 3 this week on MathHelp. If you complete all lessons up to chapter 3 (Factors, Multiples, and Fractions) up to Unit 2 C (Lowest terms lesson).
Please complete the quiz at this link. Your password is 2017
This week you are responsible to know the following ideas: GCF, LCM, and show 2 ways to find them.
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
* This week you are required to know rules for divisibility, GCF and LCM as well as how to find them.
Begin Chapter 3 (Fractions) and complete Unit 1 (minimum) and continue to work through Unit 2
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Riddle sheet 
I can calculate perfect squares.
I can arrange non perfect squares on a number line
Homework:
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 graders 
Algebra: FacetoFace
Learning Target: I can graph and interpret points on a scatter plotl. I can determine what data is independent and which is dependent.
In Class Work:
Homework: no homework
If you could beneift from a revisit:
MR. HALL

ELT 
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction literature:
Early release day.
MR. HALL

Listen to beginning pages of the book choice options:
Flush by Carl Hiaasen
The Giver by Lois Lowry
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Switch! The Lost Kingdom of Karibu by Karen Prince
Please complete this form for your first SSR reading log entry.

Find how to properly pluralize your Last Name then create a Happy Thanksgiving Card
Misused Word Posters Due
No ACT Vocab this week
Set 1Abstience, Adulation, Adversity, Aesthetic, Amicable
Set 2abbreviate, anachronistic, anecdote, anonymous, antagonist
Set 3  arid, assiduous, asylum, benevolent, camaraderie,
Set 4 censure, circuitous, clairvoyant, collaboration, compassion, compromise
Set 5condescending, conditional, conformist, congregation, convergence
Koenecke

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
7th Grade  Science demos related to acids and bases.
8th Grade  Science demos related to acids and egg explosion.
6th Grade  Science demos related to acids and bases and the pop pop fizz fizz lab.
MR. HALL
**If you are finding this interesting and would like to learn more on your own please visit the following Crash Course video explaining the periodic table by clicking here.

Project
Block

A Night at the Museum movie


Tuesday, November 25, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
4 
2 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target: Compute fluently with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
Finish chapter 3 this week on MathHelp. If you complete all lessons up to chapter 3 (Factors, Multiples, and Fractions) up to Unit 2 C (Lowest terms lesson).
Please complete the quiz at this link. Your password is 2017
This week you are responsible to know the following ideas: GCF, LCM, and show 2 ways to find them.
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
* This week you are required to know rules for divisibility, GCF and LCM as well as how to find them.
Begin Chapter 3 (Fractions) and complete Unit 1 (minimum) and continue to work through Unit 2
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  FacetoFace
New material  Looking for Pythagoras
Investigation1.1 Driving Around Euclid
I can determine points on a coordinate grid. I can determine the distance between points using grid map.
Homework:
Application problems 17 and Connection problems 2634 on pages 1418 in our new text.
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 graders 
Algebra: Blended
Learning Target: I can graph and interpret points on a scatter plotl. I can draw and write equations for bestfil lines and make predictions by using those equations.
In Class Work: Complete www.mathhelp.com lesson Scatterplots and Trends (79048) **To get to this lesson you need to Go to Common Core  8th grade. Completing the lessons includes watching all the videos, practice problems, and 5 question quiz.
Homework:
If you could beneift from a revisit:
MR. HALL

ELT 
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction literature:
Nature of science  reading and writing related to scientific method.
I collaborated with classmates using Google Docs and determined materials needed and procedures to conduct this experiment.
MR. HALL

Listen to beginning pages of the book choice options:
Flush by Carl Hiaasen
The Giver by Lois Lowry
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Switch! The Lost Kingdom of Karibu by Karen Prince
Please complete this form for your first SSR reading log entry.

Quiz on Sentence Diagramming
ACT Vocabulary Quiz
Set 1Abstience, Adulation, Adversity, Aesthetic, Amicable
Set 2abbreviate, anachronistic, anecdote, anonymous, antagonist
Set 3  arid, assiduous, asylum, benevolent, camaraderie,
Set 4 censure, circuitous, clairvoyant, collaboration, compassion, compromise
Set 5condescending, conditional, conformist, congregation, convergence
Koenecke

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
7th Grade  I can explain what an acid is, how we test for acids, and what acids are used for.
8th Grade  Corrected review and began learning about acids. I can explain what an acid is, how we test for acids, and what acids are used for.
6th Grade  We collected data for our experiment. We made changes to our procedures based upon our intial trials.
MR. HALL
**If you are finding this interesting and would like to learn more on your own please visit the following Crash Course video explaining the periodic table by clicking here.

Project
Block

Timeline of events: In researching this topic, you will be required to identify no less than 10 major milestones in the history of your topic (or things that relate to your topic)
Here's a great online tool that you can use to create a timeline and save it for later to print or add to.


Monday, November 24, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
3 
1 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target: Compute fluently with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
Finish chapter 3 this week on MathHelp. If you complete all lessons up to chapter 3 (Factors, Multiples, and Fractions) up to Unit 2 C (Lowest terms lesson).
Please complete the quiz at this link. Your password is 2017
This week you are responsible to know the following ideas: GCF, LCM, and show 2 ways to find them.
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
* This week you are required to know rules for divisibility, GCF and LCM as well as how to find them.
Begin Chapter 3 (Fractions) and complete Unit 1 (minimum) and continue to work through Unit 2
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  Blended
New material  Looking for Pythagoras
Square Roots
I know what perfect squares are and can reduce square roots.
Complete lesson 79106 by watching all the videos, completing the practice problems and selfquiz.
Homework:
Worksheet covering these problems.
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 graders 
Algebra: FacetoFace
Learning Target: I can write linear equations in pointslope forma and standard form.
In Class Work: Given a variety of linear data in different forms I can convert linear information into standard form.
Homework: 6 Problems
If you could beneift from a revisit: Check out the videos and practice problems for www.mathhelp.com lesson # 80063
MR. HALL

ELT 
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction literature:
Nature of science  reading and writing related to scientific method.
I collaborated with classmates to research background information related to our experiment. Summarized information was shared with our google document.
MR. HALL

Listen to beginning pages of the book choice options:
Flush by Carl Hiaasen
The Giver by Lois Lowry
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Switch! The Lost Kingdom of Karibu by Karen Prince
Please complete this form for your first SSR reading log entry.

Quiz on Sentence Diagramming
ACT Vocabulary Quiz
Set 1Abstience, Adulation, Adversity, Aesthetic, Amicable
Set 2abbreviate, anachronistic, anecdote, anonymous, antagonist
Set 3  arid, assiduous, asylum, benevolent, camaraderie,
Set 4 censure, circuitous, clairvoyant, collaboration, compassion, compromise
Set 5condescending, conditional, conformist, congregation, convergence
Koenecke

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
7th Grade  I can use my knowledge of valence electrons to determine oxidation numbers of various elements. Homework: Complete the table on the worksheet handed out.
8th Grade  Read pages 4247 and take notes on energy and rates of chemical reactions. Homework  Complete problems 115 on pages 5051 (KS)
6th Grade  We reviewed variables that might affect the outcome of our Pop Pop Fizz Oh What a Relief It Is experiment. We conducted some background research prior to writing out procedures. We practiced writing hypothesis if/then statements. We finished making PB and J's Click here to access the shared Google Document . Homework  (TS)
MR. HALL
**If you are finding this interesting and would like to learn more on your own please visit the following Crash Course video explaining the periodic table by clicking here.

Project
Block

Timeline of events: In researching this topic, you will be required to identify no less than 10 major milestones in the history of your topic (or things that relate to your topic)
Here's a great online tool that you can use to create a timeline and save it for later to print or add to.


Friday, November 21, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
2 
2 
"It's kind of fun to do the impossible" Walt Disney
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target: Compute fluently with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
Finish chapter 3 this week on MathHelp.
Learning Target: Compute fluently with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
Finish chapter 3 this week on MathHelp. If you complete all lessons up to chapter 3 (Factors, Multiples, and Fractions) up to Unit 2 C (Lowest terms lesson).
Please complete the quiz at this link. Your password is 2017
Please choose from any game ABOVE the logic and thinking games heading
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
* put fractions in order from leaset to greatest, then put decimals/percentages in order from least to greatest.
Create fraction strips to represent amounts and attach them to a piece of construction paper.
Begin Chapter 3 (Fractions) and complete Unit 1 (minimum) and continue to work through Unit 2
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Reviewed for Thursday/Friday end of the unit test on mathematical models.
To review at home work on practice problems from the following Mathhelp lessons:
79305
79037
79038
79039
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 graders 
Algebra: Blended
Learning Target: I demonstrated my proficieny on several linear concepts and skills by completing a quiz.
In Class Work: Quiz, preview Thursday's lesson by watching the 2 videos and completing the first 4 practice problems from www.mathhelp.com lesson #80057
Homework: Finish previewing Thursday's lesson.
MR. HALL

ELT 
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction literature:
Chose one of the Kids Discover articles to devour.
MR. HALL

Listen to beginning pages of the book choice options:
Flush by Carl Hiaasen
The Giver by Lois Lowry
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Switch! The Lost Kingdom of Karibu by Karen Prince
Please complete this form for your first SSR reading log entry.

Quiz on Sentence Diagramming
ACT Vocabulary Quiz
Set 1Abstience, Adulation, Adversity, Aesthetic, Amicable
Set 2abbreviate, anachronistic, anecdote, anonymous, antagonist
Set 3  arid, assiduous, asylum, benevolent, camaraderie,
Set 4 censure, circuitous, clairvoyant, collaboration, compassion, compromise
Set 5condescending, conditional, conformist, congregation, convergence
Koenecke

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
7th Grade  Played each others Kahoots. Homework  none
Upon reviewing I understand why metal ions bond with nonmetal ions. I made the connection between valence electrons and oxidation numbers. I can now tell you the how many valence electrons families 1,2, 1318 have. I am developing my understanding of how this relates to oxidation numbers. Homework  complete worksheet
8th Grade  I now understand how covalent molecules bond and what properties they have. Homework  read pages 5861 in the Interactions book to solidify the major "need to knows".
6th Grade  We identified variables that might affect the outcome of our Pop Pop Fizz Oh What a Relief It Is experiment. Clear here to access the shared Google Document . Homework  Write detailed instructions on how to make a PB and Jelly sandwich for Thursday's activity.
MR. HALL
**If you are finding this interesting and would like to learn more on your own please visit the following Crash Course video explaining the periodic table by clicking here.

Project
Block

Timeline of events: In researching this topic, you will be required to identify no less than 10 major milestones in the history of your topic (or things that relate to your topic)
Here's a great online tool that you can use to create a timeline and save it for later to print or add to.


Thursday, November 20, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
1 
1 
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target: Compute fluently with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
Finish chapter 3 this week on MathHelp.
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
* put fractions in order from leaset to greatest, then put decimals/percentages in order from least to greatest.
Create fraction strips to represent amounts and attach them to a piece of construction paper.
Begin Chapter 3 (Fractions) and complete Unit 1 (minimum) and continue to work through Unit 2
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Reviewed for Thursday/Friday end of the unit test on mathematical models.
To review at home work on practice problems from the following Mathhelp lessons:
79305
79037
79038
79039
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 graders 
Algebra: Blended
Learning Target: I demonstrated my proficieny on several linear concepts and skills by completing a quiz.
In Class Work: Quiz, preview Thursday's lesson by watching the 2 videos and completing the first 4 practice problems from www.mathhelp.com lesson #80057
Homework: Finish previewing Thursday's lesson.
MR. HALL

ELT 
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction literature:
Chose one of the Kids Discover articles to devour.
MR. HALL

Listen to beginning pages of the book choice options:
Flush by Carl Hiaasen
The Giver by Lois Lowry
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Switch! The Lost Kingdom of Karibu by Karen Prince
Please complete this form for your first SSR reading log entry.

Worked on sentencing diagramming. Students will be able to identify conjunctions.
ACT Vocabulary Quiz
Set 1Abstience, Adulation, Adversity, Aesthetic, Amicable
Set 2abbreviate, anachronistic, anecdote, anonymous, antagonist
Set 3  arid, assiduous, asylum, benevolent, camaraderie,
Set 4 censure, circuitous, clairvoyant, collaboration, compassion, compromise
Set 5condescending, conditional, conformist, congregation, convergence
Koenecke

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
7th Grade  Played each others Kahoots. Homework  none
Upon reviewing I understand why metal ions bond with nonmetal ions. I made the connection between valence electrons and oxidation numbers. I can now tell you the how many valence electrons families 1,2, 1318 have. I am developing my understanding of how this relates to oxidation numbers. Homework  complete worksheet
8th Grade  I now understand how covalent molecules bond and what properties they have. Homework  read pages 5861 in the Interactions book to solidify the major "need to knows".
6th Grade  We identified variables that might affect the outcome of our Pop Pop Fizz Oh What a Relief It Is experiment. Clear here to access the shared Google Document . Homework  Write detailed instructions on how to make a PB and Jelly sandwich for Thursday's activity.
MR. HALL
**If you are finding this interesting and would like to learn more on your own please visit the following Crash Course video explaining the periodic table by clicking here.

Project
Block

Timeline of events: In researching this topic, you will be required to identify no less than 10 major milestones in the history of your topic (or things that relate to your topic)
Here's a great online tool that you can use to create a timeline and save it for later to print or add to.


Wednesday, November 19, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
6 
2 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target: Compute fluently with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
Finish chapter 3 this week on MathHelp.
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
* put fractions in order from leaset to greatest, then put decimals/percentages in order from least to greatest.
Create fraction strips to represent amounts and attach them to a piece of construction paper.
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Reviewed for Thursday/Friday end of the unit test on mathematical models.
To review at home work on practice problems from the following Mathhelp lessons:
79305
79037
79038
79039
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 graders 
Algebra: Blended
Learning Target: I demonstrated my proficieny on several linear concepts and skills by completing a quiz.
In Class Work: Quiz, preview Thursday's lesson by watching the 2 videos and completing the first 4 practice problems from www.mathhelp.com lesson #80057
Homework: Finish previewing Thursday's lesson.
MR. HALL

ELT 
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction literature:
Chose one of the Kids Discover articles to devour.
MR. HALL

Listen to beginning pages of the book choice options:
Flush by Carl Hiaasen
The Giver by Lois Lowry
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Switch! The Lost Kingdom of Karibu by Karen Prince
Please complete this form for your first SSR reading log entry.

Worked on sentencing diagramming. Students will be able to identify conjunctions.
ACT Vocabulary Quiz
Set 1Abstience, Adulation, Adversity, Aesthetic, Amicable
Set 2abbreviate, anachronistic, anecdote, anonymous, antagonist
Set 3  arid, assiduous, asylum, benevolent, camaraderie,
Set 4 censure, circuitous, clairvoyant, collaboration, compassion, compromise
Set 5condescending, conditional, conformist, congregation, convergence
Koenecke

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
7th Grade  Played each others Kahoots. Homework  none
Upon reviewing I understand why metal ions bond with nonmetal ions. I made the connection between valence electrons and oxidation numbers. I can now tell you the how many valence electrons families 1,2, 1318 have. I am developing my understanding of how this relates to oxidation numbers. Homework  complete worksheet
8th Grade  I now understand how covalent molecules bond and what properties they have. Homework  read pages 5861 in the Interactions book to solidify the major "need to knows".
6th Grade  We identified variables that might affect the outcome of our Pop Pop Fizz Oh What a Relief It Is experiment. Clear here to access the shared Google Document . Homework  Write detailed instructions on how to make a PB and Jelly sandwich for Thursday's activity.
MR. HALL
**If you are finding this interesting and would like to learn more on your own please visit the following Crash Course video explaining the periodic table by clicking here.

Project
Block

Write a 5paragraph essay summarizing helpful information you learned by visiting museums and how you will put this informatin to work in your project
3E's
Educate Entertain Engage
Example Thesis Statement: It is important to consider the three Es when creating a museum display.
Paragraph 1: Introduction and Thesis Statement (share where you went and a little about your topic)
Paragraph 2: Educate...How did your museum educate, how do you plan to educate? Don't forget your topic sentence.
Paragraph 3: Entertain...How did your museum entertain (get your monies worth), how do you plan to entertain? Don't forget your topic sentence.
Paragraph 4: Engage...How did your museum engage (5 senses or interactive), how do you plan to engage? Don't forget your topic sentence.
Paragraph 5: Conclusion...restate the most important sentences from each paragraphy.


Thursday, November 120, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
1 
1 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target: Compute fluently with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
Finish chapter 3 this week on MathHelp.
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
* put fractions in order from leaset to greatest, then put decimals/percentages in order from least to greatest.
Create fraction strips to represent amounts and attach them to a piece of construction paper.
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Reviewed for Thursday/Friday end of the unit test on mathematical models.
To review at home work on practice problems from the following Mathhelp lessons:
79305
79037
79038
79039
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 graders 
Algebra: Blended
Learning Target: I demonstrated my proficieny on several linear concepts and skills by completing a quiz.
In Class Work: Quiz, preview Thursday's lesson by watching the 2 videos and completing the first 4 practice problems from www.mathhelp.com lesson #80057
Homework: Finish previewing Thursday's lesson.
MR. HALL

ELT 
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction literature:
Chose one of the Kids Discover articles to devour.
MR. HALL

Listen to beginning pages of the book choice options:
Flush by Carl Hiaasen
The Giver by Lois Lowry
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Switch! The Lost Kingdom of Karibu by Karen Prince
Please complete this form for your first SSR reading log entry.

Worked on sentencing diagramming. Students will be able to identify conjunctions.
ACT Vocabulary Quiz
Set 1Abstience, Adulation, Adversity, Aesthetic, Amicable
Set 2abbreviate, anachronistic, anecdote, anonymous, antagonist
Set 3  arid, assiduous, asylum, benevolent, camaraderie,
Set 4 censure, circuitous, clairvoyant, collaboration, compassion, compromise
Set 5condescending, conditional, conformist, congregation, convergence
Koenecke

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
7th Grade  Played each others Kahoots. Homework  none
Upon reviewing I understand why metal ions bond with nonmetal ions. I made the connection between valence electrons and oxidation numbers. I can now tell you the how many valence electrons families 1,2, 1318 have. I am developing my understanding of how this relates to oxidation numbers. Homework  complete worksheet
8th Grade  I now understand how covalent molecules bond and what properties they have. Homework  read pages 5861 in the Interactions book to solidify the major "need to knows".
6th Grade  We identified variables that might affect the outcome of our Pop Pop Fizz Oh What a Relief It Is experiment. Clear here to access the shared Google Document . Homework  Write detailed instructions on how to make a PB and Jelly sandwich for Thursday's activity.
MR. HALL
**If you are finding this interesting and would like to learn more on your own please visit the following Crash Course video explaining the periodic table by clicking here.

Project
Block

Write a 5paragraph essay summarizing helpful information you learned by visiting museums and how you will put this informatin to work in your project
3E's
Educate Entertain Engage
Example Thesis Statement: It is important to consider the three Es when creating a museum display.
Paragraph 1: Introduction and Thesis Statement (share where you went and a little about your topic)
Paragraph 2: Educate...How did your museum educate, how do you plan to educate? Don't forget your topic sentence.
Paragraph 3: Entertain...How did your museum entertain (get your monies worth), how do you plan to entertain? Don't forget your topic sentence.
Paragraph 4: Engage...How did your museum engage (5 senses or interactive), how do you plan to engage? Don't forget your topic sentence.
Paragraph 5: Conclusion...restate the most important sentences from each paragraphy.


Tuesday, November 18, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
5 
1 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target: Compute fluently with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
Add notes on divsion vocabulary and GCF to your notebook (these will be checked on Tuesday)
Continue to work through Chapter 3 on Mathhelp.com.
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
* put fractions in order from leaset to greatest, then put decimals/percentages in order from least to greatest.
Create fraction strips to represent amounts and attach them to a piece of construction paper.
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  Blended
Review for Thursday/Friday end of the unit test on mathematical models.
To review at home work on practice problems from the following Mathhelp lessons:
79305
79037
79038
79039
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 graders 
Algebra:
Lesson 6.4_4
Learning Target: If given 2 points, I can determine the slope and yinterecept.
In Class Work: Sitting Bull Riddle
Homework: Finish Sittling Bull Riddle
If Absent or If Need More Practice: www.mathhelp.com Lesson 80060 video ex 3 and 4 and practice problems 5,6,7,8
MR. HALL

ELT 
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction literature:
Introduced the PHEOCS scientific method.
MR. HALL

Listen to beginning pages of the book choice options:
Flush by Carl Hiaasen
The Giver by Lois Lowry
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Switch! The Lost Kingdom of Karibu by Karen Prince
Please complete this form for your first SSR reading log entry.

Worked on sentencing diagramming. Students will be able to identify conjunctions.
ACT Vocabulary Quiz
Set 1Abstience, Adulation, Adversity, Aesthetic, Amicable
Set 2abbreviate, anachronistic, anecdote, anonymous, antagonist
Set 3  arid, assiduous, asylum, benevolent, camaraderie,
Set 4 censure, circuitous, clairvoyant, collaboration, compassion, compromise
Set 5condescending, conditional, conformist, congregation, convergence
Koenecke

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
7th Grade  Played each other's Kahoots. I reviewed "need to know" concepts involving patterns in the periodic table and atomic basics. Homework  none.
8th Grade  Upon reviewing I understand why metal ions bond with nonmetal ions. I made the connection between valence electrons and oxidation numbers. I can now tell you the how many valence electrons families 1,2, 1318 have. I am developing my understanding of how this relates to oxidation numbers. Homework  none.
6th Grade  I massed and measured gators. I learned that scientists solve problems or answer questions using the scientific method. I now know what the acronym PHEOCS stands for. I began conducting background research on an investigation involving surface area and reaction rate. Homework  none.
MR. HALL
**If you are finding this interesting and would like to learn more on your own please visit the following Crash Course video explaining the periodic table by clicking here.

Project
Block

Write a 5paragraph essay summarizing helpful information you learned by visiting museums and how you will put this informatin to work in your project
3E's
Educate Entertain Engage
Example Thesis Statement: It is important to consider the three Es when creating a museum display.
Paragraph 1: Introduction and Thesis Statement (share where you went and a little about your topic)
Paragraph 2: Educate...How did your museum educate, how do you plan to educate? Don't forget your topic sentence.
Paragraph 3: Entertain...How did your museum entertain (get your monies worth), how do you plan to entertain? Don't forget your topic sentence.
Paragraph 4: Engage...How did your museum engage (5 senses or interactive), how do you plan to engage? Don't forget your topic sentence.
Paragraph 5: Conclusion...restate the most important sentences from each paragraphy.


Monday, November 17, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
4 
2 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target: Compute fluently with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
Continue to work through Chapter 3 on Mathhelp.com.
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
* put fractions in order from leaset to greatest, then put decimals/percentages in order from least to greatest.
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  FacetoFace
I can determine if data is linear or nonlinear. I know what an inverse variation equation and graph look like .
In Class Guided Inquiry
Investigation 3  Models
Complete Formative Assessement #5 as homework.
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 graders 
Algebra:
Lesson 6.1c
I can use the slope formula to determine missing coordinate.
In Class Work
Complete lesson 80055. Watch all videos, complete 7 practice problems in notebook, and complete the 5 question quiz. I will be using your specific score to indicate proficiency in the gradebook.
Homework:
Complete problems 3035 on page 330 of your Algebra book. Show your work. My work with answers can be found in the shared Google folder.
MR. HALL

ELT 
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction literature:
I can read text to determine the difference between chemical and physical properties and changes.
MR. HALL

Listen to beginning pages of the book choice options:
Flush by Carl Hiaasen
The Giver by Lois Lowry
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Switch! The Lost Kingdom of Karibu by Karen Prince
Please complete this form for your first SSR reading log entry.

Worked on sentencing diagramming. Students will be able to identify the subject and predicate.
ACT Vocabulary Quiz
Set 1Abstience, Adulation, Adversity, Aesthetic, Amicable
Set 2abbreviate, anachronistic, anecdote, anonymous, antagonist
Set 3  arid, assiduous, asylum, benevolent, camaraderie,
Set 4 censure, circuitous, clairvoyant, collaboration, compassion, compromise
Set 5condescending, conditional, conformist, congregation, convergence

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
7th Grade  Use pages 8891 and 106120 from the Introduction of Matter text along with pages 47 from the Interactions text to create 10 question Kahoot.
8th Grade  I understand why metal ions bond with nonmetal ions. I made the connection between valence electrons and oxidation numbers. Homework  complete the front side and ionic bonding portion of the following worksheet.
6th Grade  massed and measured gators; physical vs chemical activity;chemcial and physical demonstrations
MR. HALL
**If you are finding this interesting and would like to learn more on your own please visit the following video.
For Fun  what is your name using the elements. Click Here to find out.

Project
Block

Write a 5paragraph essay summarizing helpful information you learned by visiting museums and how you will put this informatin to work in your project
3E's
Educate Entertain Engage
Example Thesis Statement: It is important to consider the three Es when creating a museum display.
Paragraph 1: Introduction and Thesis Statement (share where you went and a little about your topic)
Paragraph 2: Educate...How did your museum educate, how do you plan to educate? Don't forget your topic sentence.
Paragraph 3: Entertain...How did your museum entertain (get your monies worth), how do you plan to entertain? Don't forget your topic sentence.
Paragraph 4: Engage...How did your museum engage (5 senses or interactive), how do you plan to engage? Don't forget your topic sentence.
Paragraph 5: Conclusion...restate the most important sentences from each paragraphy.


Submit your museum choice for the field experience at the Appleton Historical Museum or the Building for Kids HERE.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
3 
1 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target: Compute fluently with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
Continue to work through Chapter 3 on Mathhelp.com. By next Monday you should be through Chapter 3  Unit 2, lesson 3 (lesson C  Lowest Terms).
If you get through lesson 3C today, you can play on line negative integer subtraction games:
Speedboat
Operations with Integers Game Show
Formula Racing
Grade or No Grade Game Show
Website with additional games
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
* Small 7th grade class only; put fractions in order from leaset to greatest, then put decimals/percentages in order from least to greatest.
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade 
Review for linear models test.
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 grade 
Algebra:
No class due to Beauty and Beast play.
Classwork/Homework:
Determining slope from graph.
If you need more help:
MR. HALL

ELT 
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction literature:
Take what you learned from your reading and creat a Kahoot.
MR. HALL

Listen to beginning pages of the book choice options:
Flush by Carl Hiaasen
The Giver by Lois Lowry
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Switch! The Lost Kingdom of Karibu by Karen Prince
Please complete this form for your first SSR reading log entry.

ACT Vocabulary Quiz
Set 1Abstience, Adulation, Adversity, Aesthetic, Amicable
Set 2abbreviate, anachronistic, anecdote, anonymous, antagonist
Set 3  arid, assiduous, asylum, benevolent, camaraderie, censure, circuitous, clairvoyant
Prepare to share your "sales pitch" about a place you will try to convince others to want to see in the Seattle area. You will have 3 minutes to present your idea.

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
Patterns in the Periodic Table
Played each others Kahoot answering questions about material covered in science thus far.
MR. HALL
**If you are finding this interesting and would like to learn more on your own please visit the following video.
For Fun  what is your name using the elements. Click Here to find out.

Project
Block

Prepare material for two sections of a trifold for your Night at the Museum display.
Review the new FWA/HMS goal by watching the latest edition of Polar Bear News
(a division of the Student Television Network)


Wednesday, November 12, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
2 
2 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target: Compute fluently with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
Correct/discuss prime and composite number assessment.
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
* Small 7th grade class only; put fractions in order from leaset to greatest, then put decimals/percentages in order from least to greatest.
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade 
No class due to Beauty and Beast play
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 grade 
Algebra:
No class due to Beauty and Beast play.
Classwork/Homework:
Complete any missing assignments.
If you need more help:
MR. HALL

ELT 
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction literature:
Take what you learned from your reading and creat a Kahoot.
MR. HALL

Listen to beginning pages of the book choice options:
Flush by Carl Hiaasen
The Giver by Lois Lowry
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Switch! The Lost Kingdom of Karibu by Karen Prince
Please complete this form for your first SSR reading log entry.

ACT Vocabulary Quiz
Set 1Abstience, Adulation, Adversity, Aesthetic, Amicable
Set 2abbreviate, anachronistic, anecdote, anonymous, antagonist
Set 3  arid, assiduous, asylum, benevolent, camaraderie, censure, circuitous, clairvoyant
Prepare to share your "sales pitch" about a place you will try to convince others to want to see in the Seattle area. You will have 3 minutes to present your idea.

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
Patterns in the Periodic Table
Make a Kahoot asking questions about material covered in science thus far.
MR. HALL
**If you are finding this interesting and would like to learn more on your own please visit the following video.
For Fun  what is your name using the elements. Click Here to find out.

Project
Block

Prepare material for two sections of a trifold for your Night at the Museum display.
Review the new FWA/HMS goal by watching the latest edition of Polar Bear News
(a division of the Student Television Network)


Tuesday, November 11, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
1 
1 
"Let's honor our Veterans by using the freedoms we have to do good in the world." Mr. Hall
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target: Compute fluently with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
Correct/discuss prime and composite number assessment.
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
* Small 7th grade class only; put fractions in order from leaset to greatest, then put decimals/percentages in order from least to greatest.
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Joined Algebra to review linear basics.
I can determine a slope given a linear graph.
I can determine a linear equation given a two points.
Classwork/Homework:
Practice work  10 problems.
If you need more help:
Mathhelp.com lesson
Using the Graph of a Line to Find Slope (79035)
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 grade 
Algebra: FacetoFace
Learning Targets:
I can determine a slope given a linear graph.
I can determine a linear equation given a two points.
Classwork/Homework:
10 practice problems
If you need more help:
www.mathhelp.com Using the Graph of a Line to Find Slope (80051)
MR. HALL

ELT 
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction literature:
I can independently read a textbook to learn about patterns in the periodic table.
Take what you learned from your reading and creat a Kahoot.
MR. HALL

Listen to beginning pages of the book choice options:
Flush by Carl Hiaasen
The Giver by Lois Lowry
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Switch! The Lost Kingdom of Karibu by Karen Prince
Please complete this form for your first SSR reading log entry.

ACT Vocabulary Quiz
Set 1Abstience, Adulation, Adversity, Aesthetic, Amicable
Set 2abbreviate, anachronistic, anecdote, anonymous, antagonist
Set 3  arid, assiduous, asylum, benevolent, camaraderie, censure, circuitous, clairvoyant
Prepare to share your "sales pitch" about a place you will try to convince others to want to see in the Seattle area. You will have 3 minutes to present your idea.

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
Patterns in the Periodic Table
6th Grade  Read pages 114120 covering the patterns of the periodic table and take notes. Selected element and printed cutout. Measured and mass gators. Create a Kahoot covering materials from reading.
8th Grade  Balancing chemical equations 101 Day 2 Students not needing more help worked on creating a Kahoot.
If you found today's lesson to be difficult it would benefit you to watch this video.
MR. HALL
**If you are finding this interesting and would like to learn more on your own please visit the following video.
For Fun  what is your name using the elements. Click Here to find out.

Project
Block

Prepare material for two sections of a trifold for your Night at the Museum display.
Review the new FWA/HMS goal by watching the latest edition of Polar Bear News
(a division of the Student Television Network)


Monday, November 10, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
6 
2 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target: Compute fluently with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
P. 1726 complete prime number problems only (Due Thursday 116)
Continue working on Mathhelp.com
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
Correct assignment:
p. 2740 Complete #333 multiples of 3 (i.e.3,6,9,etc. total of 11 problems)
Complete #3652 multples of 4 (36,40,44,etc. total of 5 problems)
Complete #5580 multiples of 5 (total of 6 problems) 22 problems total.
*Complete at least 1 new MathHelp.com lesson this week.
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Joined Algebra to review linear basics.
I can graph a line given a slope and yintercept.
I know that slope is rise over run and that it is the same for a line no matter what two points I use to determine it.
Classwork/Homework:
Riddle sheets covering concepts above
If you need more help:
Mathhelp.com lesson
Using Slope to Graph a Line (79036)
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 grade 
Algebra: Blended
Learning Targets:
I can graph a line given a slope and yintercept.
I know that slope is rise over run and that it is the same for a line no matter what two points I use to determine it.
Classwork/Homework:
In class work. Graphed several graphs.
If you need more help:
www.mathhelp.com lesson 80052  Using Slope to Graph a Line
MR. HALL

ELT 
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction literature:
Conducted science investigation by measuring and massing "growing gators".
I can independently read a textbook to learn about patterns in the periodic table.
MR. HALL

Listen to beginning pages of the book choice options:
Flush by Carl Hiaasen
The Giver by Lois Lowry
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Switch! The Lost Kingdom of Karibu by Karen Prince
Please complete this form for your first SSR reading log entry.

ACT Vocabulary Quiz
Set 1Abstience, Adulation, Adversity, Aesthetic, Amicable
Set 2abbreviate, anachronistic, anecdote, anonymous, antagonist

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
Patterns in the Periodic Table
6th Grade  Read pages 114120 covering the patterns of the periodic table and take notes. Selected element we will focus on.
8th Grade  Balancing chemical equations 101 If you found today's lesson to be difficult it would benefit you to watch this video.
MR. HALL
**If you are finding this interesting and would like to learn more on your own please visit the following video.
For Fun  what is your name using the elements. Click Here to find out.

Project
Block

Prepare material for one section of a trifold for your Night at the Museum display.
You should have at least 15 notecards with 3 facts each.


Monday, November 10, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
1 
1 
All classes:
Please complete this.
Thanks!

Friday, November 7, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
5 
1 
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target: Compute fluently with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
P. 1726 complete prime number problems only (Due Thursday 116)
Continue working on Mathhelp.com
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
Correct assignment:
p. 2740 Complete #333 multiples of 3 (i.e.3,6,9,etc. total of 11 problems)
Complete #3652 multples of 4 (36,40,44,etc. total of 5 problems)
Complete #5580 multiples of 5 (total of 6 problems) 22 problems total.
*Complete at least 1 new MathHelp.com lesson this week.
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Joined Algebra to review linear basics.
I can graph a line given a slope and yintercept.
I know that slope is rise over run and that it is the same for a line no matter what two points I use to determine it.
Classwork/Homework:
In class work. Graphed several graphs.
If you need more help:
Mathhelp.com lesson
Using Slope to Graph a Line (79036)
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 grade 
Algebra: Blended
Learning Targets:
I can graph a line given a slope and yintercept.
I know that slope is rise over run and that it is the same for a line no matter what two points I use to determine it.
Classwork/Homework:
In class work. Graphed several graphs.
If you need more help:
www.mathhelp.com lesson 80052  Using Slope to Graph a Line
MR. HALL

ELT 
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction literature:
Conducted science investigation by measuring and massing "growing gators".
I can independently read a textbook to learn about patterns in the periodic table.
MR. HALL

Listen to beginning pages of the book choice options:
Flush by Carl Hiaasen
The Giver by Lois Lowry
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Switch! The Lost Kingdom of Karibu by Karen Prince
Please complete this form for your first SSR reading log entry.

ACT Vocabulary Quiz
Set 1Abstience, Adulation, Adversity, Aesthetic, Amicable
Set 2abbreviate, anachronistic, anecdote, anonymous, antagonist

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
Patterns in the Periodic Table
6th Grade  Read pages 114120 covering the patterns of the periodic table and take notes. Selected element we will focus on.
8th Grade  Balancing chemical equations 101 If you found today's lesson to be difficult it would benefit you to watch this video.
MR. HALL
**If you are finding this interesting and would like to learn more on your own please visit the following video.
For Fun  what is your name using the elements. Click Here to find out.

Project
Block

Prepare material for one section of a trifold for your Night at the Museum display.
You should have at least 15 notecards with 3 facts each.


Thursday, November 6, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
4 
2 
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target: Compute fluently with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
P. 1726 complete prime number problems only (Due Thursday 116)
Continue working on Mathhelp.com
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
Correct assignment:
p. 2740 Complete #333 multiples of 3 (i.e.3,6,9,etc. total of 11 problems)
Complete #3652 multples of 4 (36,40,44,etc. total of 5 problems)
Complete #5580 multiples of 5 (total of 6 problems) 22 problems total.
*Complete at least 1 new MathHelp.com lesson this week.
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Review expressions bootcamp problem.
Invesigation 4.4
Mean, Range, and Standard Deviation.
I can represent data on a number plot and determine the mean and range.
Classwork/Homework:
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 grade 
Algebra: Blended
Learning Targets:
Chapter 5 Test.
Classwork/Homework: Use the online graphing calculator here to graph the provided equations.
If you need more help:
MR. HALL

ELT 
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction literature:
Connection science to historical events  video and background informational text.
MR. HALL

Listen to beginning pages of the book choice options:
Flush by Carl Hiaasen
The Giver by Lois Lowry
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Switch! The Lost Kingdom of Karibu by Karen Prince
Please complete this form for your first SSR reading log entry.

Complete a venn diagram in your reading notebook about the movie Charly as compared to Flowers for Algernon.
Identify at least 5 things in common and 5 ways the book was different from the movie.
As we approach the end of the quarter, many students are missing one or more SSR reading log entries (you should have a total of 3 – check Skyward). Also score your reading notebook...
…and many people (all except for Jenna, Lauren, and Josh G…Thanks!!) did not complete the article summary and movie reflection (here).

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
Patterns in the Periodic Table
Read pages covering the patterns of the periodic table and take notes.
MR. HALL
**If you are finding this interesting and would like to learn more on your own please visit the following video.
For Fun  what is your name using the elements. Click Here to find out.

Project
Block

Prepare material for one section of a trifold for your Night at the Museum display.
You should have at least 15 notecards with 3 facts each.


Wednesday, November 5, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
3 
1 
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learning Target: Compute fluently with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
P. 1726 complete prime number problems only (Due Thursday 116)
Continue working on Mathhelp.com
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
Correct assignment:
p. 2740 Complete #333 multiples of 3 (i.e.3,6,9,etc. total of 11 problems)
Complete #3652 multples of 4 (36,40,44,etc. total of 5 problems)
Complete #5580 multiples of 5 (total of 6 problems) 22 problems total.
*Complete at least 1 new MathHelp.com lesson this week.
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  Blended
Apply what we have learned by creating a graph of the Absenses and Math Scores data on page 101 of the green book. Answer the questions on the bottom of the graph.
Try to draw the linear model for this line.
Be detailed and neat.
Classwork/Homework:
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 grade 
Algebra: Face to Face
Learning Targets:
I determine from an equation if the graph is quadratic, absolute, linear, or exponential. Begin Chapter 5 Test.
Classwork/Homework: Use the online graphing calculator here to graph the provided equations.
If you need more help:
**RETAKES WILL HAPPEN later today.
MR. HALL

ELT 
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction literature:
Connection science to historical events  video and background informational text.
MR. HALL

Listen to beginning pages of the book choice options:
Flush by Carl Hiaasen
The Giver by Lois Lowry
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Switch! The Lost Kingdom of Karibu by Karen Prince
Please complete this form for your first SSR reading log entry.

Complete a venn diagram in your reading notebook about the movie Charly as compared to Flowers for Algernon.
Identify at least 5 things in common and 5 ways the book was different from the movie.
As we approach the end of the quarter, many students are missing one or more SSR reading log entries (you should have a total of 3 – check Skyward). Also score your reading notebook...
…and many people (all except for Jenna, Lauren, and Josh G…Thanks!!) did not complete the article summary and movie reflection (here).

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
Atomic Structure Basics:
Draw Lewis structures for various elements and begin noticing patterns in the periodic table.
BIG PICTURE  This knowledge helps lay the ground work to determine patterns of the periodic table and why certain elements bond with different elements.
8th Grade  no class due to WKCE
MR. HALL
**If you are finding this interesting and would like to learn more on your own please visit the following video.
For Fun  what is your name using the elements. Click Here to find out.

Project
Block

Prepare material for one section of a trifold for your Night at the Museum display.
You should have at least 15 notecards with 3 facts each.


Tuesday, November 4, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
2 
2 
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learnign Target: Compute fluently with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
P. 1726 complete prime number problems only (Due Thursday 116)
Continue working on Mathhelp.com
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
p. 2740 Complete #333 multiples of 3 (i.e.3,6,9,etc. total of 11 problems)
Complete #3652 multples of 4 (36,40,44,etc. total of 5 problems)
Complete #5580 multiples of 5 (total of 6 problems) 22 problems total
*Assignment must be completed by 8am Wednesday to have lunch with peers.
*Complete at least 1 new MathHelp.com lesson this week.
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  FacttoFace
I can determine the correlation coefficient given scattor plots.
I can determine if there exists a strong(close to 1 or 1), weak, or no correlation(0) from given data or relations.
Worked on Investigation 4:3
Classwork/Homework:
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 grade 
Algebra: Blended/Independent
Learning Targets:
I can independentaly solve a variety of skills related to functions by completing and selfchecking the Chapter 5 review.
Classwork/Homework: Complete problems 121, 2425, 28,30,3639,4246,4850 on pages 315317 to help you prepare for Thursday's Chapter 5 Test
If you need more help:
See Mr. Hall during ELT.
**RETAKES WILL HAPPEN TOMMORROW.
MR. HALL
Up next  Representing graphes via online graphing calulator

ELT 
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction literature:
Atom Video by Bill Nye
MR. HALL

Listen to beginning pages of the book choice options:
Flush by Carl Hiaasen
The Giver by Lois Lowry
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Switch! The Lost Kingdom of Karibu by Karen Prince
Please complete this form for your first SSR reading log entry.

Complete a venn diagram in your reading notebook about the movie Charly as compared to Flowers for Algernon.
Identify at least 5 things in common and 5 ways the book was different from the movie.
As we approach the end of the quarter, many students are missing one or more SSR reading log entries (you should have a total of 3 – check Skyward). Also score your reading notebook...
…and many people (all except for Jenna, Lauren, and Josh G…Thanks!!) did not complete the article summary and movie reflection (here).

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
Atomic Structure Basics:
Draw Lewis structures for various elements and begin noticing patterns in the periodic table.
BIG PICTURE  This knowledge helps lay the ground work to determine patterns of the periodic table and why certain elements bond with different elements.
8th Grade  no class due to WKCE
MR. HALL
**If you are finding this interesting and would like to learn more on your own please visit the following video.

Project
Block

Prepare material for one section of a trifold for your Night at the Museum display.
You should have at least 15 notecards with 3 facts each.


Monday, November 3, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
1 
1 
Why do chemists call helium, curium and barium the medical elements?
Because if you can't helium or curium, you barium!
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Complete the activity on page 16; answer the questions in your notebook.
Continue working on Mathhelp.com
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
p. 2740 Complete #333 multiples of 3 (i.e.3,6,9,etc. total of 11 problems)
Complete #3652 multples of 4 (36,40,44,etc. total of 5 problems)
Complete #5580 multiples of 5 (total of 6 problems) 22 problems total
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  Blended
I can determine what are the dependent and independent items of a word problem.
I can determine if there exists a strong, weak, or no correlation from given data or relations.
www.mathhelp.com lesson
Dependency and Correlational Relationships (79047)
Classwork/Homework:
Complete the practice problems assoicated with lesson.
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 grade 
Algebra: Blended/Independent
Learning Targets:
I can dtermine function rules given functions table.
Homework: Complete the 8 practice problems.
If you need more help:
Revisit mathhelp lesson 80048 if you did not understand today's lesson.
MR. HALL
Up next  Chapter 5 Review

ELT 
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Nonfiction literature:
All About Matter Video by Bill Nye
MR. HALL


Complete a venn diagram in your reading notebook about the movie Charly as compared to Flowers for Algernon.
Identify at least 5 things in common and 5 ways the book was different from the movie.
As we approach the end of the quarter, many students are missing one or more SSR reading log entries (you should have a total of 3 – check Skyward). Also score your reading notebook...
…and many people (all except for Jenna, Lauren, and Josh G…Thanks!!) did not complete the article summary and movie reflection (here).

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
Atomic Structure Basics:
I can determine the number of protons, neutrons, and electrons of an atom of a specific element given the atomic number and atomic weight.
I can draw a Bohr diagram of various elements.
I can determine valance electrons of various elements.
I can draw Lewis structures of various elements.
BIG PICTURE  This knowledge helps lay the ground work to determine patterns of the periodic table and why certain elements bond with different elements.
Homework for 7th and 8th  complete the second side of the following sheet.
MR. HALL
**If you are finding this interesting and would like to learn more on your own please visit the following video.

Project
Block

Take notes on 15 different areas of focus about your topic (see sample notecard)


Friday, October 31, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
6 
2 
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Find common factors and multiples.
Read through answers on page 11.
Read p. 13 and play the Product Game at least 2 times
Remaining time can be used for Math Games
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
Discuss page 26 in the math book (1.4) Comparing Bits and Peices
Please complete 5 lessons on Mathhelp.com (continue Fractions chapter)
Parents will be notified this week regarding student progress. Please make sure you are using time wisely and completing required lessons.
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  FacetoFace
I can caluculate residuals on a scatter plot given a linear model of fit. I can interpret what points above, on, and below mean.
Classwork/Homework: Collect
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 grade 
Algebra: Blended/Independent
Learning Targets:
Homework: Complete problems 110 on practice sheet.
If you need more help:Revisit mathhelp lesson 80042 if you did not understand today's lesson.
HALL


ELT 
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Reading to understand.
Read and take notes on major ideas about the properties of matter from the Matter science text.
Pages 49
MR. HALL


Enjoy the end of the movie Charly. Complete the compare/contrast form found at this link.Complete the form with your thougths and your notebook writings.

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
Practiced skills introduced to on Wednesday.
I can diagram a atom give the atomic number and mass
I know that the atomic number indicates the number of protons and electrons
I know that the atomic mass indicates the number of protons + the number of neutrons
Mr. Hall "demonstrated" the how elements apart can be dangerous when together they are quite safe and useful through videos.
Mr. Hall focused on NaCl and H_{2}O
In class work  complete the first side of the following sheet.
MR. HALL
**If you are finding this interesting and would like to learn more on your own please visit the following video.

Project
Block

Take notes on 15 different areas of focus about your topic (see sample notecard)


Please click here to access and complete Mr. Lundstrom's Survey
Thursday, October 30, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
5 
1 
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Find common factors and multiples.
Discuss and work through 30 numbers of the Factor game to figure out score for first move. Answer questions on page 11 from Prime Time book
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
Discuss page 26 in the math book (1.4) Comparing Bits and Peices
Please complete 5 lessons on Mathhelp.com (continue Fractions chapter)
Parents will be notified this week regarding student progress. Please make sure you are using time wisely and completing required lessons.
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  Blended
Watch videos, complete practice and selftest problems on lesson covering drawing conclusions from graphs Lesson #79049
Classwork/Homework: Review the practice problems at home for "expressions bootcamp" Distributive / Like Terms (79015)
If you are struggling with the practice problems review the videos resources. THIS SKILL IS A NEED TO KNOW MOVING FORWARD.
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 grade 
Algebra: Blended/Independent
Learning Targets:
Reviewed quiz results and revisit how to determine if an equation is linear.
I can determine if an relation is an function from a variety of formats  graphs, coordinate list, table, and equation. Lessson 55 Functions.
Homework: Complete problems 110 on practice sheet.
If you need more help:Revisit mathhelp lesson 80042 if you did not understand today's lesson.
HALL


ELT 
Koenecke

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Reading to understand.
Read and take notes on major ideas about the properties of matter from the Matter science text.
Pages 49
MR. HALL


Enjoy the end of the movie Charly. Complete the compare/contrast form found at this link.Complete the form with your thougths and your notebook writings.

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
Practiced skills introduced to on Wednesday.
I can diagram a atom give the atomic number and mass
I know that the atomic number indicates the number of protons and electrons
I know that the atomic mass indicates the number of protons + the number of neutrons
Mr. Hall "demonstrated" the how elements apart can be dangerous when together they are quite safe and useful through videos.
Mr. Hall focused on NaCl and H_{2}O
In class work  complete the first side of the following sheet.
MR. HALL
**If you are finding this interesting and would like to learn more on your own please visit the following video.

Project
Block

Take notes on 8 different areas of focus about your topic (see sample notecard)


Please click here to access and complete Mr. Lundstrom's Survey
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
4 
2 
Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing. Wernher von Braun
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Find common factors and multiples.
Notes in class on Prime and Composite numbers, factors, multiples, and prime factorizatin.
Play THIS factor game with a partner and answer questions on p.10 from PRIME TIME
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
Complete page 22 in the math book (1.4) Comparing Bits and Peices
Please complete 5 lessons on Mathhelp.com (continue Fractions chapter)
Parents will be notified this week regarding student progress. Please make sure you are using time wisely and completing required lessons.
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  FacetoFace
I can construct and interpret scattor plots and compare it to a linear model. I can assess the model by judging the closeness of the data points to this linear model(residuals). Investigation 4.1 Thinking with Mathematical Models
Classwork/Homework: Review the practice problems at home for "expressions bootcamp" lesson #79014 Distributive Property on www.mathhelp.com
If you are struggling with the practice problems review the videos resources. THIS SKILL IS A NEED TO KNOW FMOVING FORWARD.
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 grade 
Algebra: Blended/Independent
Learning Targets:
Complete the quiz proving that you can:
 determine the domain and range of given relations.
 represent relations as coordinates, table data, graph, and as a map.
 determine the inverse of a given set of coordinates.
Homework:
Complete the second page of graphing functions.
Use the internet to determine and label the equations and graphs as linear, quadratic, exponential, or absolute. For example 7. from the worksheet has you graph y=x + 3 This is an absolute equation and graph, so I would write absolute.
HALL


ELT 
Koenecle

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Learned how to use a triple beam balance.
MR. HALL


Please choose 3 of the following articles to review. You don't necessarily have to read every word of the articles, but you do need to identify helpful ideas. Take brief notes in your reading notebook about at least 3 key ideas from each article (total of at least 10 altogether for full credit)
Improving Your Reading Skills
Middle School High Five
My Child's Reading
Pick the Brain
Reading Strategies
Finally, please complete this Google Form to summarize your thoughts.

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
I can diagram a atom give the atomic number and mass
I know that the atomic number indicates the number of protons and electrons
I know that the atomic mass indicates the number of protons + the number of neutrons
Mr. Hall "demonstrated" the how elements apart can be dangerous when together they are quite safe and useful.
Mr. Hall focused on NaCl
*If you would like to work ahead independently please visit the following video.
MR. HALL

Project
Block

Take notes on 8 different areas of focus about your topic (see sample notecard)


Tuesday, October 28, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
3 
1 
Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing. Wernher von Braun
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Find common factors and multiples.
Notes in class on Prime and Composite numbers, factors, multiples, and prime factorizatin.
Play the factor game 3 times and copy into your notebook.
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets  Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
Complete page 22 in the math book (1.4) Comparing Bits and Peices
Please complete 5 lessons on Mathhelp.com (continue Fractions chapter)
Parents will be notified this week regarding student progress. Please make sure you are using time wisely and completing required lessons.
MR. LUNDSROM

8th Grade  Blended
I can interpret scattor plots and determine if data has a positive, negative, or no corelation.
Complete lesson #79048 on www.mathhelp.com
Classwork/Homework: Review the practice problems at home.
MR. HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 grade 
Algebra: facetoface
Learning Targets:
I can determine the domain and range of given relations.
I can represent relations as coordinates, table data, graph, and as a map.
I can determine the inverse of a given set of coordinates.
www.mathhelp.com lessons that cover these topics:
80040, 80041, 80042, 80043, 80044
Homework:
Functions worksheet  review any of the above lesson that you feel you don't own.
HALL


ELT 
Koenecle

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Wolf Ridge pictures and reflections
MR. HALL


Please choose 3 of the following articles to review. You don't necessarily have to read every word of the articles, but you do need to identify helpful ideas. Take brief notes in your reading notebook about at least 3 key ideas from each article (total of at least 10 altogether for full credit)
Improving Your Reading Skills
Middle School High Five
My Child's Reading
Pick the Brain
Reading Strategies
Finally, please complete this Google Form to summarize your thoughts.

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
I can identify the subatomic particles of an atom and determine the following:
Charge  positive, negative, neutral
Numbers specific to specific elements
Mass of an atom as determined by adding the protons and neutrons.
Atom not ADAM simulator Click here for learning fun Applying what we learned to specific elements of the table.
MR. HALL

Project
Block

Take notes on 8 different areas of focus about your topic (see sample notecard)


Monday, October 27, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
2 
2 
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
MR. LUNDSROM

Learning Targets 
Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
Complete page 22 in the math book (1.4) Comparing Bits and Peices
Please complete 5 lessons on Mathhelp.com (continue Fractions chapter)
Parents will be notified this week regarding student progress. Please make sure you are using time wisely and completing required lessons.

8th Grade  Face to Face
Solving for x and y in linear equations in the form 2x + 3Y =8.
Reviewed quadrants, origin, y and x axis, and coordinates
HALL
Classwork/Homework: Riddle Worksheet

ALGEBRA 7/8 grade 
Algebra: Blended(went facetoface
Learning Target
Solving for x and y in linear equations in the form 2x + 3Y =8.
Reviewed quadrants, origin, y and x axis, and coordinates
Homework:
Riddle worksheet
HALL

HALL

ELT 
Koenecle

Read your email carefully and complete the survey included. 
Koenecke

Read 
Wolf Ridge pictures and reflections
HALL


Please choose 3 of the following articles to review. You don't necessarily have to read every word of the articles, but you do need to identify helpful ideas. Take brief notes in your reading notebook about at least 3 key ideas from each article (total of at least 10 altogether for full credit)
Improving Your Reading Skills
Middle School High Five
My Child's Reading
Pick the Brain
Reading Strategies
Finally, please complete this Google Form to summarize your thoughts.

CORE
SCIENCE

Chemistry
Matter  anything that takes of space and has mass
Physical Properities  State, Solubility, Density,
Elements and Periodic Table  watched Periodic Table Video found here.
ONLINE SCIENCE TEXTBOOK:

Project
Block

(If you haven't already done so) Please complete the project reflection and survey form found here.


Wednesday, October 22, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
1 
1 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Please click here to access and complete Mr. Hall's Survey
Please click here to access and complete Mr. Lundstrom's Survey
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
At Wolf Ridge
HALL

Learning Targets 
Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
Complete 5 lessons on Mathhelp this week. Please include the following:
Chapter 3: Fractions
By Friday students should have at least completed Chapter 1 Units 1, 2, and 3 (Through Multiplication and Division Word Problems ) as well as Chapter 7 Geometry Unit 1, 2, through Polygons in Unit 3, Chapter 3 Fractions Unit 2A and B (Intro to Fractions and Equivalent Fractions.

8th Grade  Blended
Complete lesson 79014 on Distributive Property.
As always on more independent days, watch the videos, complete the practice problems, and take the self  test.
Homework:
Complete the yellow worksheet containing Xtra practice probelms by Wednesday. The teacher will pass this out.
HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 grade 
Algebra: Blended
Learning Target
Using the graph of a line to find a slope Lesson 80051 AND lesson 80052, Using slope of a graph a line on www.mathhelp.com TWO LESSONS DUE ON MONDAY.
Homework:
The teacher will pass out the homework sheets(purple). I have attached graph paper to the assignment that requires graphing.
**Those interested in retaking the first test or second tests need to begin revisiting the related lessons during ELT or at home. I have taped the lessons on the front board in case you misplaced the sheet.
HALL

8th Grade Math: Blended  THOSE WORKING AHEAD
If you have already completed comgining like terms lesson mentioned above work on the next lesson were you left off.
As always on more independent days, watch the videos, complete the practice problems, and take the self  test.
Homework:
Please print off the Xtra practice probelms associtated with this lesso and complete by next class.
HALL

ELT 
Wolf Ridge

Work on adding to your website showcases and digitizing your learning.
Check out some of the pictures from this years trip at the link below: MANY MANY more to follow.
http://halls.phanfare.com/foxwestacademy/6703013
HALL

Check in on progress with REVIT
Lundstrom

Read 
Wolf Ridge

Read book of choice today if you have finished your 5 paragraph Holocaust essay.
Make sure to proof read it and make any needed corrections. Please email this paper to Mr. Hall at greghall@foxwestacademy.org
HALL

Please choose 3 of the following articles to review. You don't necessarily have to read every word of the articles, but you do need to identify helpful ideas. Take brief notes in your reading notebook about at least 3 key ideas from each article (total of at least 10 altogether for full credit)
Improving Your Reading Skills
Middle School High Five
My Child's Reading
Pick the Brain
Reading Strategies
Finally, please complete this Google Form to summarize your thoughts.

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Reflection of the Milwaukee Public Museum.
1) Summary of the Day
2) What you learned
3) Open (a memory, experience, etc.)
6th Grade: CSI: Me work time
CSI: Me Slides that should be completed are:
 Title Slide
 Circle of Control and No Control
 Personal Mission Statement
 Time Quadrant
 Wordle/Tagexdo
 Think WinWin
 Types of poor listening, types of genuine listening
 Fruit Quiz
 Positive Music (lyrics and music)
 Synergy Slide
When completed save as a movie file.

Project
Block

(If you haven't already done so) Please complete the project reflection and survey form found here.


Monday, October 20, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
5 
1 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Please click here to access and complete Mr. Hall's Survey
Please click here to access and complete Mr. Lundstrom's Survey
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
At Wolf Ridge
HALL

Learning Targets 
Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
Complete 3 lessons on Mathhelp this week. Please include the following:
Chapter 3: Fractions
 Unit 2A. Intro to Fractions
 Unit 2B. Equivalent Fractions
By Friday students should have at least completed Chapter 1 Units 1, 2, and 3 (Through Multiplication and Division Word Problems ) as well as Chapter 7 Geometry Unit 1, 2, and through Polygons in Unit 3

8th Grade  Blended
Complete lesson 79013 to follow up Friday's lesson on combining like terms.
As always on more independent days, watch the videos, complete the practice problems, and take the self  test.
Homework:
Complete the yellow worksheet containing Xtra practice probelms by Wednesday. The teacher will pass this out.
HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 grade 
Algebra: Blended
Learning Target
Invesigate linear data in a table format to determine slope as a rate of change. Lesson 80050 on www.mathhelp.com
Homework:
Complete the Xtra problems by Wednesday(No class tomorrow due to field trip.) The teacher will pass out these purple sheets.
**Those interested in retaking the first test or second tests need to begin revisiting the related lessons during ELT or at home. I have taped the lessons on the front board in case you misplaced the sheet.
HALL

8th Grade Math: Blended  THOSE WORKING AHEAD
If you have already completed comgining like terms lesson mentioned above work on the next lesson were you left off.
As always on more independent days, watch the videos, complete the practice problems, and take the self  test.
Homework:
Please print off the Xtra practice probelms associtated with this lesso and complete by next class.
HALL

ELT 
Wolf Ridge

Work on adding to your website showcases and digitizing your learning.
HALL

Check in on progress with REVIT
Lundstrom

Read 
Wolf Ridge

Finish your 5 paragraph Holocaust essay. Make sure to proof read it and make any needed corrections. Please email this paper to Mr. Hall at greghall@foxwestacademy.org
HALL

Flowers for Algernon read  aloud

Core 
Pleae complete the project reflection and survey form found here.

Project
Block

Building Your Project Portfolio
Behind the 20132014 tab include the following pieces for each of last year's six projects:
1) Project Reflection Form
2) Picture Collage
3) Artifact
The six projects were: Project Lead the Way, Weather to Lead/Country Project, Deadline/Magazine, Generations, Genetics Research, and Six Day Scramble.
If there were other projects that you completed feel free to include it, but you must have the ones listed above.


Friday, October 17, 2014
***FRIGHT NIGHT BEGINS TONIGHT!***
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
4 
2 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Please click here to access and complete Mr. Hall's Survey
Please click here to access and complete Mr. Lundstrom's Survey
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Independently learn your next concept/skill by completing the following:
1. Watch videos.
2. Complete practice problems in your notebook and checking your work as you go. If you can't determine where you went wrong(the "ah moment") ask your teacher for help.
3. Take the selftest to see how well you understand the concept.
5 LESSONS this week
Homework:
Review for Friday's quiz.
HALL

Learning Targets 
Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
Complete 3 lessons on Mathhelp this week. Please include the following:
Chapter 3: Fractions
 Unit 2A. Intro to Fractions
 Unit 2B. Equivalent Fractions
By Friday students should have at least completed Chapter 1 Units 1, 2, and 3 (Through Multiplication and Division Word Problems ) as well as Chapter 7 Geometry Unit 1, 2, and through Polygons in Unit 3

8th Grade  Blended
Complete lesson 79039 to master graphing lines when give the slope intercept equations.
Watch the videos, complete the practice problems, and take the self  test. Mr. Hall will record the selftest score as a grade.
Homework:
None  presentation night
HALL
Stretch lesson  79040

ALGEBRA 7/8 grade 
Algebra: Face  to Face
Learning Target
Translate and solve word problems that involve linear inequalaties. Convert a graph of a linear inequalty into an equation.
Homework:
No homework  presentation night
Those interested in retaking the first test need to complete the following mathhelp.com lessons over the next couple of weeks:
HALL

ELT 
Inch/Decimal ft Conversion
Revit/Container home design
Lundstrom

Use class to work on project block presentation.
HALL

Check in on progress with REVIT
Lundstrom

Read 
Vocabulary Quiz

Letter to next year's students introducing the Holocaust reading unit. 5 paragrag hs.
1. Hello and introduce what it is you will be covering next year reading with Mr.Hall  learning about the Holocaust, reading a book about the Holocaust, and identifying a "helper" or hero from the Holocaust.
2. Describe what you learned about the Holocaust. Make sure to use key terms that were covered like: scapegoat, propaganda, concentration camps, Jews, Nazi, ....
3. Summarize the book you read
4. Identify a "helper" during the Holocaust and provide a little information about this person. Explain why they are considered a hero.
5. Conclusion
HALL

Flowers for Algernon read  aloud

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Wrap up the 7 Habits essay.
Intro ParagraphThesis State (review habits, author, etc.)
Habit 17 each have their own paragraphs
ConclusionReview habits, restate thesis
6th Grade: CSI: Me work time
CSI: Me Slides that should be completed are:
 Title Slide
 Circle of Control and No Control
 Personal Mission Statement
 Time Quadrant
 Wordle/Tagexdo
 Think WinWin
 Types of poor listening, types of genuine listening
 Fruit Quiz
 Positive Music (lyrics and music)
 Synergy Slide
When completed save as a movie file.

Project
Block

Pleae complete the project reflection and survey form found here.
Please also complete this survey for Mr. L. It is anonymous and will be used to help Mr. L identify ways to improve and help your learning and enjoyment of Fox West Academy.


Thursday, October 16, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
3 
1 
"In youth we learn; in age we understand." Marie von EbnerEschenbach
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Please click here to access and complete Mr. Hall's Survey
Please click here to access and complete Mr. Lundstrom's Survey
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Independently learn your next concept/skill by completing the following:
1. Watch videos.
2. Complete practice problems in your notebook and checking your work as you go. If you can't determine where you went wrong(the "ah moment") ask your teacher for help.
3. Take the selftest to see how well you understand the concept.
5 LESSONS this week
Homework:
Review for Friday's quiz.
HALL

Learning Targets 
Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
Complete pages 1618 (B, C, D) in the Comparing Bits and Pieces book
Complete 3 lessons on Mathhelp this week. Please include the following:
Chapter 3: Fractions
 Unit 2A. Intro to Fractions
 Unit 2B. Equivalent Fractions
By Friday students should have at least completed Chapter 1 Units 1, 2, and 3 (Through Multiplication and Division Word Problems ) as well as Chapter 7 Geometry Unit 1, 2, and through Polygons in Unit 3

8th Grade  Blended
Complete lesson 79039 to master graphing lines when give the slope intercept equations.
Watch the videos, complete the practice problems, and take the self  test. Mr. Hall will record the selftest score as a grade.
Homework:
None  presentation night
HALL
Stretch lesson  79040

ALGEBRA 7/8 grade 
Algebra: Face  to Face
Learning Target
Translate and solve word problems that involve linear inequalaties. Convert a graph of a linear inequalty into an equation.
Homework:
No homework  presentation night
Those interested in retaking the first test need to complete the following mathhelp.com lessons over the next couple of weeks:
HALL

ELT 
Inch/Decimal ft Conversion
Revit/Container home design
Lundstrom

Use class to work on project block presentation.
HALL

Check in on progress with REVIT
Lundstrom

Read 
Vocabulary Quiz

Letter to next year's students introducing the Holocaust reading unit. 5 paragrag hs.
1. Hello and introduce what it is you will be covering next year reading with Mr.Hall  learning about the Holocaust, reading a book about the Holocaust, and identifying a "helper" or hero from the Holocaust.
2. Describe what you learned about the Holocaust. Make sure to use key terms that were covered like: scapegoat, propaganda, concentration camps, Jews, Nazi, ....
3. Summarize the book you read
4. Identify a "helper" during the Holocaust and provide a little information about this person. Explain why they are considered a hero.
5. Conclusion
HALL

Flowers for Algernon read  aloud

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Wrap up the 7 Habits essay.
Intro ParagraphThesis State (review habits, author, etc.)
Habit 17 each have their own paragraphs
ConclusionReview habits, restate thesis
6th Grade: CSI: Me work time
CSI: Me Slides that should be completed are:
 Title Slide
 Circle of Control and No Control
 Personal Mission Statement
 Time Quadrant
 Wordle/Tagexdo
 Think WinWin
 Types of poor listening, types of genuine listening
 Fruit Quiz
 Positive Music (lyrics and music)
 Synergy Slide
When completed save as a movie file.

Project
Block

Learning targets for Architecture:
Solve problems involving scale drawings of geometric figures, including computing actual lengths and areas from a scale drawing and reproducing a scale drawing at a different scale. (7.G.A.1)
Solve realworld and mathematical problems involving area, volume and surface area of two and threedimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms. (7.G.B.6)

Green Architects
 Add a roof, furniture, and dimensions to your Revit projects
 Use different views and cutaways to enhance your use and understanding of Revit
 Draw a container home floorplan on graph paper, then recreate your design on Revit
 Begin finalizing your revit drawing visions in preparation for Presentation Night
 Make a copy of this presentation and fill it in with your images and explanations

Environmental Engineers
 6th and 7th graders, enjoy hearing Mr. Roach discuss his role in Zoning for Outagamie County and prepare to add a slide to your Google Presentation
 Decide on your visual element for your presentation (model, video, comic strip, etc) you will use to enhance your presentation
 Begin research/work on your Environmental presentation


Wednesday, October 15, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
2 
2 
“What will you create that will make the world more awesome… nothing if you’re just sitting there” Kid President
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Independently learn your next concept/skill by completing the following:
1. Watch videos.
2. Complete practice problems in your notebook and checking your work as you go. If you can't determine where you went wrong(the "ah moment") ask your teacher for help.
3. Take the selftest to see how well you understand the concept.
5 LESSONS this week
Homework:
After the class  in ELT after lunch and/or at home revisit the practice problems. If you struggle to answer the questions correctly revist the videos.
HALL

Learning Targets 
Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
Complete pages 1618 (B, C, D) in the Comparing Bits and Pieces book
Complete 3 lessons on Mathhelp this week. Please include the following:
Chapter 3: Fractions
 Unit 2A. Intro to Fractions
 Unit 2B. Equivalent Fractions
By Friday students should have at least completed Chapter 1 Units 1, 2, and 3 (Through Multiplication and Division Word Problems ) as well as Chapter 7 Geometry Unit 1, 2, and through Polygons in Unit 3

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Linear investigations with Mr. Hall
Homework:
HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 grade 
Algebra: Blended
Learning Target
Demonstrate you level of mastery of inequlities by "owning" the chapter test.
Homework:
Enjoy an evening of math R&R for we will be learning new things come Thursday.
HALL

ELT 
Inch/Decimal ft Conversion
Revit/Container home design
Lundstrom

Use class to work on project block presentation.
HALL

Check in on progress with REVIT
Lundstrom

Read 
Vocabulary Quiz

Letter to next year's students introducing the Holocaust reading unit. 5 paragrahs.
HALL

Flowers for Algernon read  aloud

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Wrap up the 7 Habits essay.
Intro ParagraphThesis State (review habits, author, etc.)
Habit 17 each have their own paragraphs
ConclusionReview habits, restate thesis
6th Grade: CSI: Me work time
CSI: Me Slides that should be completed are:
 Title Slide
 Circle of Control and No Control
 Personal Mission Statement
 Time Quadrant
 Wordle/Tagexdo
 Think WinWin
 Types of poor listening, types of genuine listening
 Fruit Quiz
 Positive Music (lyrics and music)
 Synergy Slide
When completed save as a movie file.

Project
Block

Learning targets for Architecture:
Solve problems involving scale drawings of geometric figures, including computing actual lengths and areas from a scale drawing and reproducing a scale drawing at a different scale. (7.G.A.1)
Solve realworld and mathematical problems involving area, volume and surface area of two and threedimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms. (7.G.B.6)

Green Architects
 Add a roof, furniture, and dimensions to your Revit projects
 Use different views and cutaways to enhance your use and understanding of Revit
 Draw a container home floorplan on graph paper, then recreate your design on Revit
 Begin finalizing your revit drawing visions in preparation for Presentation Night
 Make a copy of this presentation and fill it in with your images and explanations

Environmental Engineers
 6th and 7th graders, enjoy hearing Mr. Roach discuss his role in Zoning for Outagamie County and prepare to add a slide to your Google Presentation
 Decide on your visual element for your presentation (model, video, comic strip, etc) you will use to enhance your presentation
 Begin research/work on your Environmental presentation


Tuesday, October 14, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
1 
1 
"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." John Quincy Adams
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
***************ALL Grades, please complete this Google form ****************
about your chosen area of focus for this project
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Independently learn your next concept/skill by completing the following:
1. Watch videos.
2. Complete practice problems in your notebook and checking your work as you go. If you can't determine where you went wrong(the "ah moment") ask your teacher for help.
3. Take the selftest to see how well you understand the concept.
Homework:
After the class  in ELT after lunch and/or at home revisit the practice problems. If you struggle to answer the questions correctly revist the videos.
HALL

Learning Targets 
Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to find proportionate ratios when solving real world problems.
Complete pages 1618 in the Comparing Bits and Pieces book
Complete 3 lessons on Mathhelp this week.
By Friday students should have at least completed Chapter 1 Units 1, 2, and 3 (Through Multiplication and Division Word Problems ) as well as Chapter 7 Geometry Unit 1, 2, and through Polygons in Unit 3

8th Grade  Blended
Continue with "Expressions Bootcamp".
Required Lessons 79009
Watch ALL the videos, complete and check your practice problems in your notebook, and complete the selftest.
Print off and complete the practice problem sheet for the current lesson, checking your answers as you go. Cirlce the ones you got wrong and correct them.
Homework:
After the class  in ELT after lunch and/or at home revisit the practice problems. If you struggle to answer the questions correctly revist the videos.
HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 grade 
Algebra: FacetoFace
Learning Target
Review for Wednesday's Test on chapter 7.
Homework:
Continue reviewing for Wednesday's Chapter 7 test by reviewing the practice problems from any of the 4 lessons you struggled with today during the class review.
Lessons to be reviewed: 80035, 80036, 80038, 80039
HALL

ELT 
Inch/Decimal ft Conversion
Revit/Container home design
Lundstrom

Use class to work on project block presentation.
HALL

Check in on progress with REVIT
Lundstrom

Read 
Vocabulary Quiz

If you have finished your story, you will be watching its movie.
If not yet finished, readiers neede to continue reading their story.
HALL

Flowers for Algernon read  aloud

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Wrap up the 7 Habits essay.
Intro ParagraphThesis State (review habits, author, etc.)
Habit 17 each have their own paragraphs
ConclusionReview habits, restate thesis
6th Grade: CSI: Me work time
CSI: Me Slides that should be completed are:
 Title Slide
 Circle of Control and No Control
 Personal Mission Statement
 Time Quadrant
 Wordle/Tagexdo
 Think WinWin
 Types of poor listening, types of genuine listening
 Fruit Quiz
 Positive Music (lyrics and music)
 Synergy Slide
When completed save as a movie file.

Project
Block

Learning targets for Architecture:
Solve problems involving scale drawings of geometric figures, including computing actual lengths and areas from a scale drawing and reproducing a scale drawing at a different scale. (7.G.A.1)
Solve realworld and mathematical problems involving area, volume and surface area of two and threedimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms. (7.G.B.6)
 Research Frank Lloyd Wright and Curtis Biggar
 Both groups (Architects and Engineers) view or review the relevant Google Presentations:
 Room Size Relationships
 Container Home Construction
 Fundamentals of Construction
 Environmentally Friendly House
 Building Green
 Wood Frame Construction
 Recycling Systems

Green Architects
 Add a roof, furniture, and dimensions to your Revit projects
 Use different views and cutaways to enhance your use and understanding of Revit
 Draw a container home floorplan on graph paper, then recreate your design on Revit
 Begin finalizing your revit drawing visions in preparation for Presentation Night

Environmental Engineers
 Finish your FWA Revit design
 Research cartoons or comic strips with earthfriendly themes
 Decide on your visual element for your presentation (model, video, comic strip, etc) you will use to enhance your presentation
 Begin research/work on your Environmental presentation


Monday, October 13, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
6 
2 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Master your chapter 2 lesson for the day.
Homework:
HALL

Learning Targets  Geometry
Take the angles vocabulary quiz here (password is FWALEADS)
Continue working through Unit 1MathHelp.com
Work with Mr. L. on angle concepts

8th Grade  FaceToFace
Learning Targets 
I will use linear data provided in tables to determine the equation of a line in the y=mx + b format.
Homework:
Complete worksheet Problems 16 for tommorrow, checking each answer as you go. If you are sturggling watch the videos from lesson #79042 that relate to this specific type of problem.
HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 grade 
Algebra: Blended
Learning Target
Practice what you learned. Log into www.mathhelp.com and review by completing practice problems from each lesson on a whiteboard. Check your answer. If you got a different answer, you need to determine what error was made.
Lessons to be reviewed: 80035, 80036, 80038, 80039
Homework:
Continue reviewing for Wednesday's Chapter 7 test by trying the 5 selftest questions for each of the 4 lessons. We will review together as class tommorrow.
HALL

ELT 
Inch/Decimal ft Conversion
Revit/Container home design
Lundstrom

Use class to work on project block presentation.
HALL

Check in on progress with REVIT
Lundstrom

Read 
Vocabulary Quiz

If you have finished your story, you will be watching its movie.
If not yet finished, readiers neede to continue reading their story.
HALL

Flowers for Algernon read  aloud

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Wrap up the 7 Habits essay.
Intro ParagraphThesis State (review habits, author, etc.)
Habit 17 each have their own paragraphs
ConclusionReview habits, restate thesis
6th Grade: CSI: Me work time
CSI: Me Slides that should be completed are:
 Title Slide
 Circle of Control and No Control
 Personal Mission Statement
 Time Quadrant
 Wordle/Tagexdo
 Think WinWin
 Types of poor listening, types of genuine listening
 Fruit Quiz

Project
Block

Learning targets for Architecture:
Solve problems involving scale drawings of geometric figures, including computing actual lengths and areas from a scale drawing and reproducing a scale drawing at a different scale. (7.G.A.1)
Solve realworld and mathematical problems involving area, volume and surface area of two and threedimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms. (7.G.B.6)
 Research Frank Lloyd Wright and Curtis Biggar
 Both groups (Architects and Engineers) view or review the relevant Google Presentations:
 Room Size Relationships
 Container Home Construction
 Fundamentals of Construction
 Environmentally Friendly House
 Building Green
 Wood Frame Construction
 Recycling Systems

Green Architects
 Add a roof, furniture, and dimensions to your Revit projects
 Use different views and cutaways to enhance your use and understanding of Revit
 Draw a container home floorplan on graph paper, then recreate your design on Revit
 Begin finalizing your revit drawing visions in preparation for Presentation Night

Environmental Engineers
 Finish your FWA Revit design
 Research cartoons or comic strips with earthfriendly themes
 Decide on your visual element for your presentation (model, video, comic strip, etc) you will use to enhance your presentation
 Begin research/work on your Environmental presentation


Friday, October 10, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
5 
1 
"I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed." Michael Jordan
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
CONTIG Quiz
Homework:
HALL

Learning Targets  Geometry
Take the angles vocabulary quiz here (password is FWALEADS)
Continue working through Unit 1MathHelp.com
Work with Mr. L. on angle concepts

8th Grade  Blended
Mr. Hall out
Homework:
HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 grade 
Algebra: FacttoFace
Mr. Hall out
Homework:
HALL

ELT 
Inch/Decimal ft Conversion
Revit/Container home design
Lundstrom

Peer editing 7 Habits paragraphs with Mrs. Koenecke
HALL

Check in on progress with REVIT
Lundstrom

Read 
Vocabulary Quiz

Holocaust Survivor Presentation canceled.
Continue reading as a group. Goal is to finish the book by next Monday October 13th.
HALL

Flowers for Algernon read  aloud

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Wrap up the 7 Habits essay.
Intro ParagraphThesis State (review habits, author, etc.)
Habit 17 each have their own paragraphs
ConclusionReview habits, restate thesis
6th Grade: CSI: Me work time
CSI: Me Slides that should be completed are:
 Title Slide
 Circle of Control and No Control
 Personal Mission Statement
 Time Quadrant
 Wordle/Tagexdo
 Think WinWin
 Types of poor listening, types of genuine listening
 Fruit Quiz

Project
Block

Learning targets for Architecture:
Solve problems involving scale drawings of geometric figures, including computing actual lengths and areas from a scale drawing and reproducing a scale drawing at a different scale. (7.G.A.1)
Solve realworld and mathematical problems involving area, volume and surface area of two and threedimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms. (7.G.B.6)
 Research Frank Lloyd Wright and Curtis Biggar
 Both groups (Architects and Engineers) view or review the relevant Google Presentations:
 Room Size Relationships
 Container Home Construction
 Fundamentals of Construction
 Environmentally Friendly House
 Building Green
 Wood Frame Construction
 Recycling Systems

Green Architects
 Add a roof, furniture, and dimensions to your Revit projects
 Use different views and cutaways to enhance your use and understanding of Revit
 Draw a container home floorplan on graph paper, then recreate your design on Revit
 Begin finalizing your revit drawing visions in preparation for Presentation Night

Environmental Engineers
 Finish your FWA Revit design
 Research cartoons or comic strips with earthfriendly themes
 Decide on your visual element for your presentation (model, video, comic strip, etc) you will use to enhance your presentation
 Begin research/work on your Environmental presentation


Thursday, October 9, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
4 
2 
"Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you." Frank Lloyd Wright
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Math operations game  Contig
Homework:
HALL

Learning Targets
 Name angles with the vertex being the middle point or the only letter of a single angle
 Estimate angles
 Calculate supplementary and complementary angles
Continue working through first unit of MathHelp.com
Lundstrom

8th Grade  FaceToFace
Linear applications and investigations.
Homework:
HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 grade 
Algebra: Blended
Learning Target
Practice what you learned.
I can solve inequalities with absolute values using the 5 steps below and can graph the results.
5 STEPS:
1. Isolate absolute value 2. Determine if it is an and or or situation *Remember "greatooooooooooooore" and "lessand" performance by Mr. Hall. 3. write two separate inequalities  one for positive and the other for the negative*flip the sign on the second inequality 4. Solve for each inequality 5. graph each inequality.
Homework:
Complete "Communications Medium" Riddle.
Show all your work for the 16 problems.
If you are struggling with this concept the following video lessons would be of help: 80038 80039.
HALL

ELT 
Inch/Decimal ft Conversion
Revit/Container home design
Lundstrom

Peer editing 7 Habits paragraphs with Mrs. Koenecke
HALL

Check in on progress with REVIT
Lundstrom

Read 
Synonyms and Antonyms for words
Library Time

Holocaust Survivor Presentation canceled.
Continue reading as a group. Goal is to finish the book by next Monday October 13th.
HALL

Flowers for Algernon read  aloud

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Wrap up the 7 Habits essay.
Intro ParagraphThesis State (review habits, author, etc.)
Habit 17 each have their own paragraphs
ConclusionReview habits, restate thesis
6th Grade: CSI: Me work time
CSI: Me Slides that should be completed are:
 Title Slide
 Circle of Control and No Control
 Personal Mission Statement
 Time Quadrant
 Wordle/Tagexdo
 Think WinWin
 Types of poor listening, types of genuine listening
 Fruit Quiz

Project
Block

Learning targets for Architecture:
Solve problems involving scale drawings of geometric figures, including computing actual lengths and areas from a scale drawing and reproducing a scale drawing at a different scale. (7.G.A.1)
Solve realworld and mathematical problems involving area, volume and surface area of two and threedimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms. (7.G.B.6)
 Research Frank Lloyd Wright and Curtis Biggar
 Both groups (Architects and Engineers) view or review the relevant Google Presentations:
 Room Size Relationships
 Container Home Construction
 Fundamentals of Construction
 Environmentally Friendly House
 Building Green
 Wood Frame Construction
 Recycling Systems

Green Architects
 Guest speaker Carol Lynn from Devenney Group, Inc.
 Go through tutorials with Mr. Lundstrom.
 Add a roof, furniture, and dimensions to one of your Revit projects
 Use different views and cutaways to enhance your use and understanding of Revit
 Draw a container home floorplan on graph paper, then recreate your design on Revit

Environmental Engineers
 Finish your FWA Revit design
 Research cartoons or comic strips with earthfriendly themes
 Decide on your visual element for your presentation (model, video, comic strip, etc) you will use to enhance your presentation
 Begin research/work on your Environmental presentation


Wednesday, October 8, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
3 
1 
"Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself." John Dewey
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Math operations game  Contig
Homework:
HALL

Learning Targets
 Name angles with the vertex being the middle point or the only letter of a single angle
 Estimate angles
 Calculate supplementary and complementary angles
Continue working through first unit of MathHelp.com
Lundstrom

8th Grade  Blended
Continue with "Expressions Bootcamp".
Required Lessons 79008
Watch ALL the videos, complete and check your practice problems in your notebook.
Homework:
Complete the practice problem sheet for the current lesson, checking your answers as you go. Cirlce the ones you got wrong and correct them.
HALL
LP

ALGEBRA 7/8 grade 
Algebra: FacetoFace
Learning Target
I can solve inequalities with absolute values using the 5 steps below and can graph the results.
5 STEPS:
1. Isolate absolute value 2. Determine if it is an and or or situation *Remember "greatooooooooooooore" and "lessand" performance by Mr. Hall. 3. write two separate inequalities  one for positive and the other for the negative*flip the sign on the second inequality 4. Solve for each inequality 5. graph each inequality.
Review lesson covered Tuesday and work together on homework sheet
Homework:
Choose a few practice problems from this lesson that are featured on www.mathhelp.com Lesson # 80039 to work on and check your answers.
HALL

ELT 
Try at least 5 computer shortcuts
Inch/Decimal ft Conversion
Revit/Container home design
Lundstrom

Peer editing 7 Habits paragraphs with Mrs. Koenecke
HALL

Check in on progress with REVIT
Lundstrom

Read 
Synonyms and Antonyms for words
Library Time

Holocaust Survivor Presentation canceled.
Continue reading as a group. Goal is to finish the book by next Monday October 13th.
HALL

Flowers for Algernon read  aloud

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Wrap up the 7 Habits essay.
Intro ParagraphThesis State (review habits, author, etc.)
Habit 17 each have their own paragraphs
ConclusionReview habits, restate thesis
6th Grade: CSI: Me work time
CSI: Me Slides that should be completed are:
 Title Slide
 Circle of Control and No Control
 Personal Mission Statement
 Time Quadrant
 Wordle/Tagexdo
 Think WinWin
 Types of poor listening, types of genuine listening
 Fruit Quiz

Project
Block

Learning targets for Architecture:
Solve problems involving scale drawings of geometric figures, including computing actual lengths and areas from a scale drawing and reproducing a scale drawing at a different scale. (7.G.A.1)
Solve realworld and mathematical problems involving area, volume and surface area of two and threedimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms. (7.G.B.6)
 Visit from Mr. Biggar
 Work time on selected project focus
ALL SCHOOL VIDEO PRESENTATION ON RESPECT

Green Architects
 Go through tutorials with Mr. Lundstrom.
 Add a roof, furniture, and dimensions to one of your Revit projects
 Use different views and cutaways to enhance your use and understanding of Revit
 Container home design presentation

Environmental Engineers
 Finish your FWA Revit design
 Research cartoons or comic strips with earthfriendly themes
 Brainstorm and create a rough draft of a comic or cartoon
 Begin research/work on your Environmental presentation


Tuesday, October 7, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
2 
2 
“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.” Oscar Wilde
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Math operations game  Contig
Homework:
HALL

Learning Targets
 Name angles with the vertex being the middle point or the only letter of a single angle
 Estimate angles
 Calculate supplementary and complementary angles
Please Complete pages 3135 (#532) in your notebook from the Shapes and Designs Book
Lundstrom

8th Grade  FacetoFace
Determining if data on tables in linear or not. Applying slope and yintercept to real data. Graphing a variety of linear equations.
Homework:
Complete on "Expressions Bootcamp" lesson 1
HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 grade 
Algebra: Blended
Learning Target
I can solving Inequalities with absolute values and can graph the results.
Complete the online lesson # 80039 by watching the video, completing all practice problems, and taking the selftest.
Homework:
Complete the practice worksheet outside of class.
HALL

ELT 
Try at least 5 computer shortcuts
Finish Math test
Lundstrom

HALL

Check in on progress with REVIT
Lundstrom

Read 
Synonyms and Antonyms for words
Library Time

Begin class by responding to the following prompt using the linked Google Form found here. We will take 8 minutes to respond.
Continue reading as a group. Goal is to finish the book by next Monday October 13th.
HALL

Language MAP test for reading.
Please make sure you have completed the SSR log from last Friday.

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Wrap up the 7 Habits essay.
Intro ParagraphThesis State (review habits, author, etc.)
Habit 17 each have their own paragraphs
ConclusionReview habits, restate thesis
6th Grade: CSI: Me work time
CSI: Me Slides that should be completed are:
 Title Slide
 Circle of Control and No Control
 Personal Mission Statement
 Time Quadrant
 Wordle/Tagexdo
 Think WinWin
 Types of poor listening, types of genuine listening
 Fruit Quiz

Project
Block

Learning targets for Architecture:
Solve problems involving scale drawings of geometric figures, including computing actual lengths and areas from a scale drawing and reproducing a scale drawing at a different scale. (7.G.A.1)
Solve realworld and mathematical problems involving area, volume and surface area of two and threedimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms. (7.G.B.6)
 Continue to create FWA on Revit (click for dimensions). This is due with accurate dimensions, doors, and basic floorplan on Friday use these instructions as a guide  follow the steps. Begin by creating a new architectural project.
 Add these 8 vocabulary words to the 14 that you learned last week. There will be a quiz on Friday.
 View youtube video on green building.

Green Architects
 Go through tutorials with Mr. Lundstrom.
 Add a roof, furniture, and dimensions to one of your Revit projects
 Use different views and cutaways to enhance your use and understanding of Revit
 Container home design presentation

Environmental Engineers
 Finish your FWA Revit design
 Research cartoons or comic strips with earthfriendly themes
 Brainstorm and create a rough draft of a comic or cartoon
 Begin research/work on your Environmental presentation


Monday, October 6, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
1 
1 
"I have two words for you Mrs. Koenecke. Bring it on!" Owen
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Chapter 1 Test
Homework:
No homework.
HALL

Learning Targets
 Name angles with the vertex being the middle point or the only letter of a single angle
 Estimate angles
 Calculate supplementary and complementary angles
Please Complete pages 3135 (#532) in your notebook from the Shapes and Designs Book
Lundstrom

8th Grade  Blended
Begin "Expressions Bootcamp"
Day 1 Workout 
Adding and subtracting postive and negative integers Lesson 79007.
Homework:
Complete the extra problem problems worksheet. Check answers as you go circling the ones you got wrong.
HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 grade 
Algebra: Face to Face
Absolute value introduction.
If you need some extra time on this concept please visit lesson #80038.
Homework:
Complete the worksheet that covers absolute value and combined inequalities.
HALL

ELT 
Try at least 5 computer shortcuts
Finish Math test
Lundstrom

HALL

Check in on progress with REVIT
Lundstrom

Read 
Assessment for Arid, Assiduous, Asylum, Benevolent, Camaraderie
Friday email to Mrs. K and a parent about reading plan. Share:
1) Who is the protagonist (main character)?
2) Who is the antagonist (against the main character)?
3) What is the rising action that is occuring right now in your book?
4) Did you meet your goal from last week?
5) What is your goal for this week and when will you work on it? Remember you need 100 minutes per week.
Do not take the easy way out, this is an assignment. Complete sentences and well thoughtout ideas are required.

Begin class by responding to the following prompt using the linked Google Form found here. We will take 8 minutes to respond.
Continue reading as a group. Goal is to finish the book by next Monday October 13th.
HALL

Language MAP test for reading.
Please make sure you have completed the SSR log from last Friday.

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Interact with a human day...if work is caught up
6th Grade: Interact with a human day...if work is caught up
CSI: Me Slides that should be completed are:
 Title Slide
 Circle of Control and No Control
 Personal Mission Statement
 Time Quadrant
 Wordle/Tagexdo
 Think WinWin

Project
Block

Learning targets for Architecture:
Solve problems involving scale drawings of geometric figures, including computing actual lengths and areas from a scale drawing and reproducing a scale drawing at a different scale. (7.G.A.1)
Solve realworld and mathematical problems involving area, volume and surface area of two and threedimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms. (7.G.B.6)
 Continue to create FWA on Revit (click for dimensions). This is due with accurate dimensions, doors, and basic floorplan on Friday use these instructions as a guide  follow the steps. Begin by creating a new architectural project.
 Add these 8 vocabulary words to the 14 that you learned last week. There will be a quiz on Friday.
 View youtube video on green building.

Green Architects
 Go through tutorials with Mr. Lundstrom.
 Add a roof, furniture, and dimensions to one of your Revit projects
 Use different views and cutaways to enhance your use and understanding of Revit

Environmental Engineers
 Finish your FWA Revit design
 Research cartoons or comic strips with earthfriendly themes
 Brainstorm and create a rough draft of a comic or cartoon
 Begin research/work on your Environmental presentation


Friday, October 3, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
6 
2 
"Mama, Mama I'm coming home." Ozzy Osbourne
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Work independently to learn next math concept/skill.
Complete Unit 1 lessons by end of day Thursday
Homework:
Continue preparing for next Monday's math test on Unit 1 by completing ten or so practice problems. Check your answers, cirlce the ones you got wrong the first time adn ask Mr. Hall for help in math class or Mr. Lundstrom during ELT
HALL

Learning Targets
 Name angles with the vertex being the middle point or the only letter of a single angle
 Estimate angles
 Calculate supplementary and complementary angles
Please Complete pages 3135 (#532) in your notebook from the Shapes and Designs Book
Lundstrom

8th Grade  Blended
Complete a preassessment for Mr. Hall on solving for linear equations
Homework:
none
HALL

ALGEBRA 7/8 grade 
Algebra: Face to Face
Solving inequalities with variables on both sides.
Homework:
Riddle sheet front and back
REMEMBER  SUCCESS TAKES ROLLING UP YOUR SLEEVES AND WORKING HARD.
HALL

ELT 
Check on Measurement Conversion completion
Lundstrom

No ELT time due to Reading MAP test
HALL

Check in on progress with REVIT
Lundstrom

Read 
Assessment for Arid, Assiduous, Asylum, Benevolent, Camaraderie
Friday email to Mrs. K and a parent about reading plan. Share:
1) Who is the protagonist (main character)?
2) Who is the antagonist (against the main character)?
3) What is the rising action that is occuring right now in your book?
4) Did you meet your goal from last week?
5) What is your goal for this week and when will you work on it? Remember you need 100 minutes per week.
Do not take the easy way out, this is an assignment. Complete sentences and well thoughtout ideas are required.

No class due to Reading MAP test
HALL

Language MAP test for reading.
Please make sure you have completed the SSR log from last Friday.

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Interact with a human day...if work is caught up
6th Grade: Interact with a human day...if work is caught up
CSI: Me Slides that should be completed are:
 Title Slide
 Circle of Control and No Control
 Personal Mission Statement
 Time Quadrant
 Wordle/Tagexdo
 Think WinWin

Project
Block

Learning targets for Architecture:
Solve problems involving scale drawings of geometric figures, including computing actual lengths and areas from a scale drawing and reproducing a scale drawing at a different scale. (7.G.A.1)
Solve realworld and mathematical problems involving area, volume and surface area of two and threedimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms. (7.G.B.6)
 Continue to create FWA on Revit (click for dimensions). This is due with accurate dimensions, doors, and basic floorplan on Friday use these instructions as a guide  follow the steps. Begin by creating a new architectural project.
 Add these 8 vocabulary words to the 14 that you learned last week. There will be a quiz on Friday.
 View youtube video on green building.

Green Architects
 Go through tutorials with Mr. Lundstrom.
 Add a roof, furniture, and dimensions to one of your Revit projects
 Use different views and cutaways to enhance your use and understanding of Revit

Environmental Engineers
 Finish your FWA Revit design
 Research cartoons or comic strips with earthfriendly themes
 Brainstorm and create a rough draft of a comic or cartoon
 Begin research/work on your Environmental presentation


Thursday, October 2, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
5 
1 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Work independently to learn next math concept/skill.
Complete Unit 1 lessons by end of day Thursday
Homework:
Continue preparing for next Monday's math test on Unit 1 by completing ten or so practice problems. Check your answers, cirlce the ones you got wrong the first time adn ask Mr. Hall for help in math class or Mr. Lundstrom during ELT
HALL

Learning Targets
 Name angles with the vertex being the middle point or the only letter of a single angle
 Estimate angles
 Calculate supplementary and complementary angles
Please Complete pages 3135 (#532) in your notebook from the Shapes and Designs Book
Lundstrom

8th Grade  Blended
Complete a preassessment for Mr. Hall on solving for linear equations
Homework:
none
HALL

ALGEBRA 

Algebra: Face to Face
Solving inequalities with variables on both sides.
Homework:
Riddle sheet front and back
REMEMBER  SUCCESS TAKES ROLLING UP YOUR SLEEVES AND WORKING HARD.
HALL

ELT 
Check on Measurement Conversion completion
Lundstrom
Reading Assessment

No ELT time due to Reading MAP test
HALL

Check in on progress with REVIT
Lundstrom

Read 
Assessment for Arid, Assiduous, Asylum, Benevolent, Camaraderie
Friday email to Mrs. K and a parent about reading plan. Share:
1) Who is the protagonist (main character)?
2) Who is the antagonist (against the main character)?
3) What is the rising action that is occuring right now in your book?
4) Did you meet your goal from last week?
5) What is your goal for this week and when will you work on it? Remember you need 100 minutes per week.
Do not take the easy way out, this is an assignment. Complete sentences and well thoughtout ideas are required.

No class due to Reading MAP test
HALL

Language MAP test for reading.
Please make sure you have completed the SSR log from last Friday.

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Interact with a human day...if work is caught up
6th Grade: Interact with a human day...if work is caught up
CSI: Me Slides that should be completed are:
 Title Slide
 Circle of Control and No Control
 Personal Mission Statement
 Time Quadrant
 Wordle/Tagexdo
 Think WinWin

Project
Block

Learning targets for Architecture:
Solve problems involving scale drawings of geometric figures, including computing actual lengths and areas from a scale drawing and reproducing a scale drawing at a different scale. (7.G.A.1)
Solve realworld and mathematical problems involving area, volume and surface area of two and threedimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms. (7.G.B.6)
 Continue to create FWA on Revit (click for dimensions). This is due with accurate dimensions, doors, and basic floorplan on Friday use these instructions as a guide  follow the steps. Begin by creating a new architectural project.
 Add these 8 vocabulary words to the 14 that you learned last week. There will be a quiz on Friday.

Green Architects
 Go through tutorials with Mr. Lundstrom.
 Add a roof, furniture, and dimensions to one of your Revit projects
 Use different views and cutaways to enhance your use and understanding of Revit

Environmental Engineers
 Finish your FWA Revit design
 Research cartoons or comic strips with earthfriendly themes
 Brainstorm and create a rough draft of a comic or cartoon
 Begin research/work on your Environmental presentation


Wednesday, October 1, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
4 
2 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Work independently to learn next math concept/skill.
Complete Unit 1 lessons by Thursday
Homework:
Begin preparing for next Monday's math test on Unit 1 by completing ten or so practice problems. Check your answers, cirlce the ones you got wrong the first time.
HALL

Learning Targets
 Name angles with the vertex being the middle point or the only letter of a single angle
 Estimate angles
 Calculate supplementary and complementary angles
Please Complete pages 21 & 22 in your notebook from the Shapes and Designs Book; play this game and record your score in your Math Notebook for a Bear Buck (or 2)
Please view the videos and revisit the lessons this week that you've struggled with.
*Lesson requirements monitored on Fridays; expectation is minimum 5 lessons in 7 days
Lundstrom

8th Grade  Face to Face
Complete a preassessment on isolating for a variable.
Explore family of graphs using an online program that can be found here
Homework:
Explore some more linear equations.
HALL

ALGEBRA 

Algebra: Blended
Work independently on www.mathhelp.com to learn how to solve and graph combined inequalities. Lesson 80036 Working independently includes watching all the videos and taking notes on key terms and concepts, completing the 8 practice problems in your notebook and checking for accurarcy, and finally completing the selftest.
Homework:
At a time after class, (HELP or at night) complete the worksheet, checking each answer before moving onto the next. If you have a different answer investigate why and make changes. Please cirlce the numbers where you made mistakes so I have an idea of how well you are understanding this particular concept.
REMEMBER  SUCCESS TAKES ROLLING UP YOUR SLEEVES AND WORKING HARD.
I will make myself available during after lunch ELT if you are in need of clarification.
HALL

ELT 
Check on Measurement Conversion completion
Lundstrom

No ELT time due to Reading MAP test
HALL

Check in on progress with REVIT
Lundstrom

Read 
Assessment for Arid, Assiduous, Asylum, Benevolent, Camaraderie
Friday email to Mrs. K and a parent about reading plan. Share:
1) Who is the protagonist (main character)?
2) Who is the antagonist (against the main character)?
3) What is the rising action that is occuring right now in your book?
4) Did you meet your goal from last week?
5) What is your goal for this week and when will you work on it? Remember you need 100 minutes per week.
Do not take the easy way out, this is an assignment. Complete sentences and well thoughtout ideas are required.

No class due to Reading MAP test
HALL

Language MAP test for reading.
Please make sure you have completed the SSR log from last Friday.

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Interact with a human day...if work is caught up
6th Grade: Interact with a human day...if work is caught up
CSI: Me Slides that should be completed are:
 Title Slide
 Circle of Control and No Control
 Personal Mission Statement
 Time Quadrant
 Wordle/Tagexdo
 Think WinWin

Project
Block

Learning targets for Architecture:
Solve problems involving scale drawings of geometric figures, including computing actual lengths and areas from a scale drawing and reproducing a scale drawing at a different scale. (7.G.A.1)
Solve realworld and mathematical problems involving area, volume and surface area of two and threedimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms. (7.G.B.6)
 Decide whether you will take on the role of Green Architect or Environmental Engineer (see descriptions here). Go HERE to make your choice.
 View CNN Student News about sustainable architecture (beginning approx 6:45) as well as other short videos shared in class.
 Continue to create FWA on Revit (click for dimensions). This is due with accurate dimensions, doors, and basic floorplan on Friday use these instructions as a guide  follow the steps. Begin by creating a new architectural project.
 Add these 8 vocabulary words to the 14 that you learned last week. There will be a quiz on Friday.
Make sure you have all past Project Block assignments completed; they have been entered on Skyward  find all the links on Friday, September 26.


Tuesday, September 30, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
3 
1 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Work independently to learn next math concept/skill.
Complete Unit 1 lessons by Thursday
Homework:
Begin preparing for next Monday's math test on Unit 1 by completing ten or so practice problems. Check your answers, cirlce the ones you got wrong the first time.
HALL

Learning Targets
 Name angles with the vertex being the middle point or the only letter of a single angle
 Estimate angles
 Calculate supplementary and complementary angles
Please Complete pages 21 & 22 in your notebook from the Shapes and Designs Book; play this game and record your score in your Math Notebook for a Bear Buck (or 2)
Please view the videos and revisit the lessons this week that you've struggled with.
*Lesson requirements monitored on Fridays; expectation is minimum 5 lessons in 7 days
Lundstrom

8th Grade  Blended
Complete Mathhelp lesson on writing linear equations using graphs and teh slopeintercept form. Lesson #79041
Watch videos, complete practice problems and self test
Homework:
Finish anything not finished in class and complete the practice worksheet at home.
HALL

ALGEBRA 

Algebra: FacetoFace
I can translate word problems into linear inequalities and can solve and display solutions on number lines.
Participate in Mr. Hall's class.
Homework:
Please complete outside of math class, preferrably a few hours after the fact.
Page 389 3339 ODD and page 396 3943 ODD. Check your translations in the back of the book prior to solving. If your translation is incorrect please use the correct translation in the back to solve and graph the answer.
HALL

ELT 
Check on Measurement Conversion completion
Lundstrom

Worktime to complete responsibilities.
HALL

Check in on progress with REVIT
Lundstrom

Read 
Assessment for Arid, Assiduous, Asylum, Benevolent, Camaraderie
Friday email to Mrs. K and a parent about reading plan. Share:
1) Who is the protagonist (main character)?
2) Who is the antagonist (against the main character)?
3) What is the rising action that is occuring right now in your book?
4) Did you meet your goal from last week?
5) What is your goal for this week and when will you work on it? Remember you need 100 minutes per week.
Do not take the easy way out, this is an assignment. Complete sentences and well thoughtout ideas are required.

Primary vs Secondary Sources discussion
Click here and read the following news article.
Answer the questions on the Google Form here to demonstrate your level of understanding of central idea, supporint ideas, and proganda.
READING HISTORICAL FICTION BOOK  set a goal for the group to meet by tomorrow. Read independently. We will start class with a discussion on what you read.
HALL

Language MAP test for reading.
Please make sure you have completed the SSR log from last Friday.

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Interact with a human day...if work is caught up
6th Grade: Interact with a human day...if work is caught up
CSI: Me Slides that should be completed are:
 Title Slide
 Circle of Control and No Control
 Personal Mission Statement
 Time Quadrant
 Wordle/Tagexdo
 Think WinWin

Project
Block

Learning targets for Architecture:
Solve problems involving scale drawings of geometric figures, including computing actual lengths and areas from a scale drawing and reproducing a scale drawing at a different scale. (7.G.A.1)
Solve realworld and mathematical problems involving area, volume and surface area of two and threedimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms. (7.G.B.6)
 Decide whether you will take on the role of Green Architect or Environmental Engineer (see descriptions here). Go HERE to make your choice.
 View CNN Student News about sustainable architecture (beginning approx 6:45) as well as other short videos shared in class.
 Continue to create FWA on Revit (click for dimensions). This is due with accurate dimensions, doors, and basic floorplan on Friday use these instructions as a guide  follow the steps. Begin by creating a new architectural project.
 Add these 8 vocabulary words to the 14 that you learned last week. There will be a quiz on Friday.
Make sure you have all past Project Block assignments completed; they have been entered on Skyward  find all the links on Friday, September 26.


Monday, September 29, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
2 
2 
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
No math class due to MAPS testing
HALL

Please Complete pages 21 & 22 in your notebook from the Shapes and Designs Book
Please view the videos and revisit the lessons this week that you've struggled with on Chapter 1 (1st 5 or more lessons) through Chap. 7 Unit 3 lessons A,B,C
*Lesson requirements monitored on Fridays; expectation is minimum 5 lessons in 7 days

8th Grade  FaceToFace
Homework:
HALL

ALGEBRA 

Algebra: Blended
I will be able to solve linear inequalities and display solutions on number lines.
Watch introduction video lesson 80035, complete 8 practice problems and 5 selftest problems to make sure you are doing things correctly.
Homework:
Please complete outside of math class, preferrably a few hours after the fact.
Page 388 731 ODD Check your own work, circling any that you got wrong.
HALL

ELT 
N/A Map Schedule
LUNDSTROM

HALL
CG, PB, JL

Check in on progress with REVIT
Lundstrom

Read 
Assessment for Arid, Assiduous, Asylum, Benevolent, Camaraderie
Friday email to Mrs. K and a parent about reading plan. Share:
1) Who is the protagonist (main character)?
2) Who is the antagonist (against the main character)?
3) What is the rising action that is occuring right now in your book?
4) Did you meet your goal from last week?
5) What is your goal for this week and when will you work on it? Remember you need 100 minutes per week.
Do not take the easy way out, this is an assignment. Complete sentences and well thoughtout ideas are required.

Monday  conflicts in literature and looking for heroes in your historical fiction novel
HALL

Language MAP test for reading.
Please make sure you have completed the SSR log from last Friday.

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Interact with a human day...if work is caught up
6th Grade: Interact with a human day...if work is caught up
CSI: Me Slides that should be completed are:
 Title Slide
 Circle of Control and No Control
 Personal Mission Statement
 Time Quadrant
 Wordle/Tagexdo
 Think WinWin

Project
Block

Learning targets for Architecture:
Solve problems involving scale drawings of geometric figures, including computing actual lengths and areas from a scale drawing and reproducing a scale drawing at a different scale. (7.G.A.1)
Solve realworld and mathematical problems involving area, volume and surface area of two and threedimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms. (7.G.B.6)
 Begin to consider whether you will take on the role of Green Architect or Environmental Engineer (see descriptions here). You will need to decide your role tomorrow.
 View CNN Student News about sustainable architecture (beginning approx 6:45)
 View Rebuilding Greensburg in class (click HERE for a PDF summary). Record notes in your notebook. Related news article here.
 Continue to create FWA on Revit. This is due with accurate dimensions, doors, and basic floorplan on Friday use these instructions as a guide  follow the steps. Begin by creating a new architectural project.
 Add these 8 vocabulary words to the 14 that you learned last week. There will be a quiz on Friday.
Make sure you have all past Project Block assignments completed; they have been entered on Skyward  find all the links on Friday, September 26.


Friday, September 26, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
1 
1 
"No! Try not. DO...or do not. There is no try" Jedi Master Yoda
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
End of the week quiz to show off all that you have learned and help us know what areas you need a little help on.
HALL

5 Lessons per week with an endofthe week paper and pencil quiz.
Please view the videos and complete the following lessons this week (as your 5 lessons):
 Chapter 7 Unit 2 lessons C,D
 Chap. 7 Unit 3 lessons A,B,C
*Lesson requirements monitored on Fridays; expectation is minimum 5 lessons in 7 days

8th Grade  Blended
End of the week quiz to show off all that you have learned and help us know what areas you need a little help on.
Worked on graphing set of linear and nonlinear data related to populations.
HALL

ALGEBRA 

Algebra: FacetoFace
Chapter 3 Test
Homework:
Have a safe and enjoyable weekend
HALL

ELT 
LUNDSTROM

HALL


Read 
Assessment for Arid, Assiduous, Asylum, Benevolent, Camaraderie
Friday email to Mrs. K and a parent about reading plan. Share:
1) Who is the protagonist (main character)?
2) Who is the antagonist (against the main character)?
3) What is the rising action that is occuring right now in your book?
4) Did you meet your goal from last week?
5) What is your goal for this week and when will you work on it? Remember you need 100 minutes per week.
Do not take the easy way out, this is an assignment. Complete sentences and well thoughtout ideas are required.

Complete the proganda techniques Google presentation.
Monday  conflicts in literature and looking for heroes in your historical fiction novel
HALL

Analyze author use of tension to enhance a story. (Algernon ReadAloud and Discussion)
Complete this week's SSR reading log (for week ending 926)  submit 2 times if you missed last week
Please make sure you have completed each of the 3 required assignments (from previous weeks)
 Article Summary (assigned 95)based on these articles:
Web MD  Childhood Disability
History of Special Education

Use of style and Flowers for Algernon Summary (assigned 912)

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Interact with a human day...if work is caught up
6th Grade: Interact with a human day...if work is caught up
CSI: Me Slides that should be completed are:
 Title Slide
 Circle of Control and No Control
 Personal Mission Statement
 Time Quadrant
 Wordle/Tagexdo
 Think WinWin

Project
Block

Learning targets for Architecture:
Solve problems involving scale drawings of geometric figures, including computing actual lengths and areas from a scale drawing and reproducing a scale drawing at a different scale. (7.G.A.1)
Solve realworld and mathematical problems involving area, volume and surface area of two and threedimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms. (7.G.B.6)
 Record the measurements for FWA classrooms. As you begin to create FWA on Revit, you will likely need to take a few more measurements.
 Create FWA on Revit  use these instructions as a guide  follow the steps. Begin by creating a new architectural project.
 Look over the Project Calendar, and review the following 14 highlighted vocabulary words for the next vocabulary quiz (you will have 2 weeks to learn these terms  quiz on Friday, 103)
 Review perimeter and area (if necessary)
Make sure you have all of these completed ; they have been entered on Skyward (these are past assignments):
 ??Turn in a link to your Google Presentation. To get a link to your presentation, click the "SHARE" button (top right corner of your Google Presentation screen), copy the link, and paste it intothis Google form. If you need to review requirements for the presenstation, please scroll down to a previous day.
 Please take the Energy vocabulary quiz from 9/19
 If necessary, take (or retake) the Ecology vocabulary quiz from 9/12.
 Complete all pages of the measuring practice sheet that was given in class on 9/23 and 9/24


Thursday, September 25, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
6 
2 
Making Mistakes Does Not Mean You’re A Failure It Just Means You’re Trying And Learning In Life
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Demonstrate your level of understanding of math by taking your time and putting forth your best effort on the MAPS Math test.
HALL

Demonstrate your level of understanding of math by taking your time and putting forth your best effort on the MAPS Math test.

8th Grade  Face to Face
Correct your assignment from yesterday. The answer key will be on the monitor up front. Circle the ones you did round and see what mistake you made. Place on Mr. Hall's chair.
1.4CM  Recognize linear relationships and determine equations.
Homework:
HALL

ALGEBRA 

Algebra: Blended
Use classtime to complete the Chapter 3 Review to best prepare for Friday's test. Check each problem against the answer key Mr. Hall uploaded to the shared folder.
Pages 186188 1361 ODD plus 54, 60, & 64.
Homework:
Study for a mininmum of 30 minutes to prepare for Friday's Chapter 3 test.
Concepts and Skills Covered on Chapter 3 Test with www.mathhelp.com lesson number listed:
Order of Operations 80006
Combining Like Terms 80009
Distributive Property 80010
Distributive/Like Terms 80011
OneStep Equations 80012
TwoStep Equations 80013
Equations Involving Distributive 80015
Variable on Both Sides 80016
Variable on Both Sides/Distributive 80018
HALL

ELT 
MAPS TESTING
LUNDSTROM

MAPS TESTING
HALL


Read 
Sentences and Pictures for Arid, Assiduous, Asylum, Benevolent, Camaraderie

HALL

Analyze author use of tension to enhance a story. (Algernon ReadAloud and Discussion)
Please make sure you have completed each of the 3 required assignments
 Article Summary (assigned 95)based on these articles:
Web MD  Childhood Disability
History of Special Education

Use of style and Flowers for Algernon Summary (assigned 912)

SSR reading log (for week ending 919)

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Think WinWin letters
6th Grade: Discussed Habit 4Think WinWin and wrote letters
CSI: Me Slides that should be completed are:
 Title Slide
 Circle of Control and No Control
 Personal Mission Statement
 Time Quadrant

Project
Block

Learning targets for Architecture:
Solve problems involving scale drawings of geometric figures, including computing actual lengths and areas from a scale drawing and reproducing a scale drawing at a different scale. (7.G.A.1)
Solve realworld and mathematical problems involving area, volume and surface area of two and threedimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms. (7.G.B.6)
 Record the measurements for FWA classrooms. As you begin to create FWA on Revit, you will likely need to take a few more measurements.
 Create FWA on Revit  use these instructions as a guide  follow the steps. Begin by creating a new architectural project.
 Complete all pages of the measuring practice sheet that was given in class on Tuesday and today (there will be a checkin quiz on measurement this Friday, 926)
 Look over the Project Calendar, and review the following 14 highlighted vocabulary words for the next vocabulary quiz (you will have 2 weeks to learn these terms  quiz on Friday, 103)
 Review perimeter and area (if necessary)
 Ecology Vocab (in case you missed it, or for retake) quiz


Wednesday, September 24, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
5 
1 
Today choose lead with respect, KINDNESS, and passion.
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Work independently to complete your current lesson. Four* mastered lessons are due by the weeks end.
*I have reduced the lessons from 5 to 4 due to the MAPS testing on Thursday.
Homework: At home revisist the 8 practice problems that you worked on in class.
Get a great nights sleep and eat a good breakfast to be best prepared to take the Math MAPS test on Thursday morning.
HALL

5 Lessons per week with an endofthe week paper and pencil quiz.
Please view the videos and complete the following lessons this week (as your 5 lessons):
 Chapter 7 Unit 2 lessons C,D
 Chap. 7 Unit 3 lessons A,B,C
*Lesson progress reviewed for completion each Wednesday.

8th Grade  Blended
Correct your assignment from yesterday. The answer key will be on the monitor up front. Circle the ones you did round and see what mistake you made. Place on Mr. Hall's chair.
Learn how to determine slope given two coordinates of a line. Complete lesson 79038.
Homework:
Complete the practice sheet on the concept learned today outside of the classperiod.
Get a great nights sleep and eat a good breakfast to be best prepared to take the Math MAPS test on Thursday morning.
HALL

ALGEBRA 

Algebra: FacetoFace
Use classtime to complete the Chapter 3 Review to best prepare for Friday's test. Check each problem against the answer key Mr. Hall uploaded to the shared folder.
Pages 186188 1361 ODD plus 54, 60, & 64.
Homework:
Study for a mininmum of 30 minutes to prepare for Friday's Chapter 3 test.
Concepts and Skills Covered on Chapter 3 Test with www.mathhelp.com lesson number listed:
Order of Operations 80006
Combining Like Terms 80009
Distributive Property 80010
Distributive/Like Terms 80011
OneStep Equations 80012
TwoStep Equations 80013
Equations Involving Distributive 80015
Variable on Both Sides 80016
Variable on Both Sides/Distributive 80018
Get a great nights sleep and eat a good breakfast to be best prepared to take the Math MAPS test on Thursday morning.
HALL

ELT 
Communicate ideas effectively using technology.
 Show/share Energy presentation progress
 Journal "technology challenges and accopmplishments"
 Begin work on green screen ideas (optional)

Worktime to complete responsibiliites.
HALL


Read 
Sentences and Pictures for Arid, Assiduous, Asylum, Benevolent, Camaraderie

HALL

Analyze author use of tension to enhance a story. (Algernon ReadAloud and Discussion)
Please make sure you have completed each of the 3 required assignments
 Article Summary (assigned 95)based on these articles:
Web MD  Childhood Disability
History of Special Education

Use of style and Flowers for Algernon Summary (assigned 912)

SSR reading log (for week ending 919)

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Think WinWin letters
6th Grade: Discussed Habit 4Think WinWin and wrote letters
CSI: Me Slides that should be completed are:
 Title Slide
 Circle of Control and No Control
 Personal Mission Statement
 Time Quadrant

Project
Block

Learning targets for Architecture:
Solve problems involving scale drawings of geometric figures, including computing actual lengths and areas from a scale drawing and reproducing a scale drawing at a different scale. (7.G.A.1)
Solve realworld and mathematical problems involving area, volume and surface area of two and threedimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms. (7.G.B.6)
 Review perimeter and area
 Tuesday notes from presentation on Measurement and Decimal Feet Conversion
 Complete all pages of the measuring practice sheet that was given in class on Tuesday and today (there will be a checkin quiz on measurement this Friday, 926)
 When you have completely finished the measuring practice sheet, you may start introducing yourself to REVIT
 Look over the Project Calendar, and review the following 14 highlighted vocabulary words for the next vocabulary quiz (you will have 2 weeks to learn these terms  quiz on Friday, 103)


Tuesday, September 23, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
4 
2 
Word for the day  tencacity
Tencacity  the quality or fact of being very determined; determination. Working hard to solve a problem, understand a concept, or complete a task.
Today I will be rewarding tenacious behavior with bear bucks.
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Work independently to complete your current lesson. Five mastered lessons are due by the weeks end.
Homework: At home revisist the 8 practice problems that you worked on in class.
HALL
JK

5 Lessons per week with an endofthe week paper and pencil quiz.
Please view the videos and complete the following lessons this week (as your 5 lessons):
 Chapter 7 Unit 2 lessons C,D
 Chap. 7 Unit 3 lessons A,B,C
*Lesson progress reviewed for completion each Wednesday.

8th Grade  FactoFace
Graphing when provided equations in the Slope Yintercept form.
Introduced how to tell an equation is linear.
Homework  worksheet on practicing graphing.
HALL

ALGEBRA 

Algebra: Blended
Complete lessons 78155 and 78151 under the Common Core dropdown menu for 7th Grade. These lessons focus on measures of central tendency and stemandleaf plot. Evidence of complete work includes answers to the practice questions completed in your math notebook.
Homework:
Finish completing the inclass assignment from today.
Study for a mininmum of 30 minutes to prepare for Friday's Chapter 3 test.
Concepts and Skills Covered on Chapter 3 Test with www.mathhelp.com lesson number listed:
Order of Operations 80006
Combining Like Terms 80009
Distributive Property 80010
Distributive/Like Terms 80011
OneStep Equations 80012
TwoStep Equations 80013
Equations Involving Distributive 80015
Variable on Both Sides 80016
Variable on Both Sides/Distributive 80018
HALL

ELT 
Communicate ideas effectively using technology.
 Show/share Energy presentation progress
 Journal "technology challenges and accopmplishments"
 Begin work on green screen ideas (optional)

Worktime to complete responsibiliites.
HALL


Read 
Antonyms and Synonyms for Arid, Assiduous, Asylum, Benevolent, Camaraderie

Click here to complete the check in.
HALL

Analyze author use of tension to enhance a story.
 SSR  make sure you have a book selected (library time if necessary)
 By Friday, you are responsible for reading 100 minutes of SSR outside of school.
 Flowers for Algernon read aloud

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Paragraphs for Habit 3 (what quadrant do you live in?) and Habit 4 (how did your group come to a think winwin idea?)
6th Grade: Discussed Habit 4Think WinWin
CSI: Me Slides that should be completed are:
 Title Slide
 Circle of Control and No Control
 Personal Mission Statement
 Time Quadrant

Project
Block

Learning targets for Energy and the Environment:
J. Energy cannot be created nor destroyed; however, it can be converted from one form to another. (16.912.J)
K. Energy can be grouped into major forms: thermal, radiant, electrical, mechanical, chemical, nuclear, and others. (16.912.K)
M. Energy resources can be renewable or nonrenewable. (16.912.M)
 Notes from presentation on Measurement and Decimal Feet Conversion
 Complete page 1 and 2 of the measuring practice sheet
 Look over the Project Calendar


Monday, September 22, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
3 
1 
“Fall has always been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if
nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale.” Lauren DeStefano
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
.
HALL

Expectations for independent math explained.
5 Lessons per week with an endofthe week paper and pencil quiz.
Please view the videos and complete the following lessons this week (as your 5 lessons):
 Chapter 7 Unit 1 lessons A,B,C
 Chap. 7 Unit 2 lessons A,B,C,D
Lesson requirement to start next week.

8th Grade  Blended
Click here to pull up examples of graphs to be evaluated.
When finished, work on lesson 79036 Using slope to graph a line by watching videos, completing the practice problems in your notebook, and taking the selftest.
HALL

ALGEBRA 

Algebra: Facetoface
Review consectuive integer multistep problems.
Homework:
Complete riddle worksheet "Why Did They Arrest the Automobile Factory Worker?"
HALL

ELT 
Communicate ideas effectively using technology.
 Show/share Energy presentation progress
 Journal "technology challenges and accopmplishments"
 Begin work on green screen ideas (optional)

Worktime to complete responsibiliites.
HALL


Read 
Define Arid, Assiduous, Asylum, Benevolent, Camaraderie

Persuasive techniques in media activity and discussion.
HALL

Analyze author use of tension to enhance a story.
 SSR  make sure you have a book selected (library time if necessary)
 By Friday, you are responsible for reading 100 minutes of SSR outside of school.
 Flowers for Algernon read aloud

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Reviewed Habit 4Think WinWin. Design a Friday activity in a team of 4.
6th Grade: Discussed Habit 4Think WinWin
CSI: Me Slides that should be completed are:
 Title Slide
 Circle of Control and No Control
 Personal Mission Statement
 Time Quadrant

Project
Block

Learning targets for Energy and the Environment:
J. Energy cannot be created nor destroyed; however, it can be converted from one form to another. (16.912.J)
K. Energy can be grouped into major forms: thermal, radiant, electrical, mechanical, chemical, nuclear, and others. (16.912.K)
M. Energy resources can be renewable or nonrenewable. (16.912.M)
 Work with your team (announced in Project Block) to go through this presentation. Identify information that you think is important, and brainstorm a creative way to share the information with others. You will need a group discussion summary IN 15 MINUTES from "go" in project block.
 Return to project block with a "sales pitch" about your idea. You will have 60 seconds to pitch your idea to the rest of the class.
 Review the following 14 highlighted vocabulary words for the next vocabulary quiz (you will have 2 weeks to learn these terms)
Please make sure you have met your requirements from last Friday:
 Turn in a link to your Google Presentation (scroll down to Wednesday to review requirements). To get a link to your presentation, click the "SHARE" button (top right corner of your Google Presentation screen), copy the link, and paste it into this Google form. If you need to review requirements for the presenstation, please scroll down to a previous day.
 Please take the Energy vocabulary quiz for last week.
 If necessary, take (or retake) the Ecology vocabulary quiz from two weeks ago.


Friday, September 19, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
2 
2 
Everyone here has the sense that right now is one of those moments when we are influencing the future. Steve Jobs
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Friday checkin and quiz. Computer time for those who met requirements.
HALL

Expectations for independent math explained.
5 Lessons per week with an endofthe week paper and pencil quiz.
Please view the videos and complete the following lessons this week (as your 5 lessons):
 Chapter 7 Unit 1 lessons A,B,C
 Chap. 7 Unit 2 lessons A,B,C,D
Lesson requirement to start next week.

8th Grade
Quiz and feedback day
HALL

ALGEBRA 

Algebra:
Quiz and feedback day
HALL

ELT 
Communicate ideas effectively using technology.
 Show/share Energy presentation progress
 Journal "technology challenges and accopmplishments"
 Begin work on green screen ideas (optional)

Worktime to complete responsibiliites.
HALL


Read 
Send Email:
Dear Mrs. K and Mom/Dad,
1) The book I am reading is...
2) This week I have read...
3) As I read I was thinking...
4) For next week I am...
Sincerely,
Reading Vocab. Quiz:

Persuasive techniques in media activity and discussion.
HALL

Analyze author use of tension to enhance a story.
 SSR  make sure you have a book selected (library time if necessary)
 By Friday, you are responsible for reading 100 minutes of SSR outside of school.
 Flowers for Algernon read aloud

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Reviewed Time Quadrants and started paragraph about habit 3.
6th Grade: Created a time quadrant and filled Q1, Q3, and Q4 with 3 items from your life and Q2 with 6 items.
CSI: Me Slides that should be completed are:
 Title Slide
 Circle of Control and No Control
 Personal Mission Statement
 Time Quadrant

Project
Block

Learning targets for Energy and the Environment:
J. Energy cannot be created nor destroyed; however, it can be converted from one form to another. (16.912.J)
K. Energy can be grouped into major forms: thermal, radiant, electrical, mechanical, chemical, nuclear, and others. (16.912.K)
M. Energy resources can be renewable or nonrenewable. (16.912.M)

Turn in a link to your Google Presentation. To get a link to your presentation, click the "SHARE" button (top right corner of your Google Presentation screen), copy the link, and paste it into this Google form. If you need to review requirements for the presenstation, please scroll down to a previous day.

Please take the Energy vocabulary quiz for this week.


Thursday, September 18, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
1 
1 
Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results. Willie Nelson
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Independent worktime to master "your" current lesson.
5 Lessons per week with an endofthe week paper and pencil quiz.
HOMEWORK:
STUDY for FRIDAY'S QUIZ by reviewing this weeks lessons (610) by revisitng the selftests or practice problems.
Click here to see what topics will be on the quiz.
HALL

Expectations for independent math explained.
5 Lessons per week with an endofthe week paper and pencil quiz.
Please view the videos and complete the following lessons this week (as your 5 lessons):
 Chapter 7 Unit 1 lessons A,B,C
 Chap. 7 Unit 2 lessons A,B,C,D
Lesson requirement to start next week.

8th Grade Independent
Learning Target: Determine slope given a graph.
Mathematical Practices and Habits of Mind: Model with mathematics
IN CLASS WORK:
Complete the practice sheet found here in class. Reference the following lesson if you are not sure what to do.
CC: 8th Grade/Chapter 5/Unit 2/Lesson A  79035
HOMEWORK
To be best prepared for Friday's lesson please preview the following lesson:
CC: 8th Grade/Chapter 5/Unit 2/Lesson B  79036
HALL

ALGEBRA 

Algebra: Face to Face
Learning Target: Isolating variables in formulas using multistep processes.
Refreshed understanding of the language of math and translated word problems into equations.
Homework:
Complete problems 1133 ODD on page 175. Check your answers and work against the answer key found here.
HALL

ELT 
Communicate ideas effectively using technology.
 Show/share Energy presentation progress
 Journal "technology challenges and accopmplishments"
 Begin work on green screen ideas (optional)

Worktime to complete responsibiliites.
HALL


Read 
Read "7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens" habit #3 and discussed time quadrants.
Continue to read book for reading plan.
Reading Vocab. Quiz:

Learning Target: Group read your Holocaust historical fiction book with the following focus:
Draw connections to what we have learned about WWII and the Holocaust.
Consider the following:
How does something like the Holocaust even happen?
HOMEWORK
Review the persuasive techniques chart in preparation for tomorrow's activity.
HALL

Analyze author use of tension to enhance a story.
 SSR  make sure you have a book selected (library time if necessary)
 By Friday, you are responsible for reading 100 minutes of SSR outside of school.
 Flowers for Algernon read aloud

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Shared Habit 1 Presentations.
6th Grade: Created a time quadrant and filled Q1, Q3, and Q4 with 3 items from your life and Q2 with 6 items.
CSI: Me Slides that should be completed are:
 Title Slide
 Circle of Control and No Control
 Personal Mission Statement
 Time Quadrant

Project
Block

Essential Questions for Exploration

Hand in your video form from the "Golden Age" video

Begin a Google Presentation and call it Energy and the Environment. This will be due on Friday (extension available by request):

Enter the 11 terms you are learning this week along with methods of memorizing what they mean.

Take the carbon footprint calculator assessment and make a screenshot of the results. Put the image into your Google presentation.

Visit this website and try to find the lowest and highest energy use devices listed. Take a screen shot of the highest and lowest usage you can come up with.

Create a page in your presentation for recording ideas to reduce your carbon footprint. List at least 5 ideas that you could implement.

*ADDED Wednesday: Please read this article about how a city is reducing the carbon footprint for its residents, then complete the following:

Find ONE additional article about how a person (or people) is going green

summarize the article on a new page in your presentation, and include a link to the website on which you found the article.

Work with your team (announced in Project Block) to go through this presentation. Identify information that you think is important, and brainstorm a creative way to share the information with others. You will need a group discussion summary for tomorrow.


Wednesday, September 17, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
6 
2 
"It's a beautiful day; don't let it get away" Bono/U2
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Independent worktime to master "your" current lesson.
5 Lessons per week with an endofthe week paper and pencil quiz.
HOMEWORK:
Complete the lesson you worked on at school. If you completed the lesson already, retake the selftest quiz. If you score a 3 or less you need to spend time revisiting the video instructables.
HALL

Expectations for independent math explained.
5 Lessons per week with an endofthe week paper and pencil quiz.
Please view the videos and complete the following lessons this week (as your 5 lessons):
 Chapter 7 Unit 1 lessons A,B,C
 Chap. 7 Unit 2 lessons A,B,C,D
Lesson requirement to start next week.

8th Grade Face to Face
Learning Target: Make the connection between rate of change and slope of linear equations and functions
Mathematical Practices and Habits of Mind: Model with mathematics
HOMEWORK:
Complete the following lesson before Thursday's math class
CC: 8th Grade/Chapter 5/Unit 2/Lesson A  79035
HALL

ALGEBRA 
N/A 
Algebra: Independent
Learning Target: Solve multistep equations involving distributive property and fractions.
Work in class to complete Cryptic Quiz and French Chef
Need extra support on this topic:
Visit www.mathhelp.com and review the following online lessons:
Solving multstep equations involving distributive proterty
Common Core CourseAlegebra,Chapter 2, Unit 2 Lesson B: 80015
Homework:
Whatever wasn't completed in class is due for Thursday.
HALL

ELT 
 Finish work on “All About Me” videos
 Assess knowledge of computer shortcuts and tips

Take care of library books
Read article "Fighting Hitler" to prepare for reading later.
Worktime on responsibiliites.
Silent read.
HALL


Read 
Shared sentence and picture for abbreviate, anachronistic, anecdote, anonymous, and antagonist
Continue to read book for reading plan.

Learning Target: Group read your Holocaust historical fiction book with the following focus:
main character
conflict
ideas/terms that connect to what we have learned already.
Begin reading book together. Allow for 5 minutes at the end of the time to complete the following check in.
Click here
HALL

 Complete the weekly wrap up/check in for Flowers for Algernon
 SSR  make sure you have a book selected (library time if necessary)
 Between the end of the day today and next Friday, you are responsible for reading 100 minutes of SSR outside of school.

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Time to finish 2 paragraphs and Habit 1 Presentation. Both due Thursday, Sept. 18th.
6th Grade: Time to work on CSI: Me. You should have the following slides in your presentation:
 Intro Slide
 Circle of Control/No Control
 Personal Mission Statement
Be sure last week's homework is complete: Discussed the circle of control and circle of no control.
 Create a SMART Notebook picture of YOUR Circle of Control/Circle of No Control
 Export SMART Notebook file as a picture file
 Insert picture into your Prezi CSI: ME presentation
*If the student didn't finish the SMART Notebook picture at school, it might not be possible to finish at home*

Project
Block

Brownies for winners  Teams 5 & 12 please remind Mr. L. (9 receives Polar Bear bucks)
Essential Questions for Exploration

What is energy? (take this quiz to see how much you know)

Begin a Google Presentation and call it Energy and the Environment.

Enter the 11 terms you are learning this week along with methods of memorizing what they mean.

Take the carbon footprint calculator assessment and make a screenshot of the results. Put the image into your Google presentation.

Visit this website and try to find the lowest and highest energy use devices listed. Take a screen shot of the highest and lowest usage you can come up with.

Create a page in your presentation for recording ideas to reduce your carbon footprint. List at least 5 ideas that you could implement.

*ADDED Wednesday: Please read this article about how a city is reducing the carbon footprint for its residents, then complete the following:

Find ONE additional article about how a person (or people) is going green

summarize the article on a new page in your presentation, and include a link to the website on which you found the article.


Tuesday, September 16, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
5 
3 
"When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, "Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping." To this day, especially in times of "disaster," I remember my mother's words and I am always comforted by realizing that there are still so many helpers – so many caring people in this world." Mr. Rogers
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learned Fox West's grading system. I can now answer the question  What does a 4 mean?
Independent worktime to master "your" current lesson.
Reviewed last Friday's quiz and met with teacher.
5 Lessons per week with an endofthe week paper and pencil quiz.
HALL

Expectations for independent math explained.
5 Lessons per week with an endofthe week paper and pencil quiz.
Please view the videos and complete the following lessons this week (as your 5 lessons):
 Chapter 7 Unit 1 lessons A,B,C
 Chap. 7 Unit 2 lessons A,B,C,D
Lesson requirement to start next week.

8th Grade Independent
Learning Target: Make the connection between rate of change and slope of linear equations and functions
Work with one other person to complete the practice worksheet covering this skill/concept. Please use the provided graph paper to graph each set of ordered pairs.
Check you work after each problem.
If eithier of you have not yet watched the instructional videos and gone through the practice work, begin by doing so. This was the assigment from last week.
CC: 8th Grade/Chapter 5/Unit 1/Lesson C  79034
Mathematical Practices and Habits of Mind: Model with mathematics
HOMEWORK:
Problems not completed in class become homework for tomorrow. Click here is the link to a Google Document Folder that has the answer keys in it. You will need to login with your Fox West Google login.
HALL

ALGEBRA 
N/A 
Algebra: Face to Face
Learning Target: Solving problems involving consecutive integers. Solve multistep equations involving distributive property
Need extra support on this topic:
Visit www.mathhelp.com and review the following online lessons:
Consecutive integers: Common Core CourseAlegebra,Chapter 3, Unit 1 Lesson C: 80026
Solving multstep equations involving distributive proterty
Common Core CourseAlegebra,Chapter 2, Unit 2 Lesson B: 80015
Homework:
Worksheet (not text)
Complete 110 in your notebook showing your work. Upon completing each problem check it against answer key in the Google shared folder.
HALL

ELT 
 Finish work on “All About Me” videos
 Assess knowledge of computer shortcuts and tips

Take care of library books
Read article "Fighting Hitler" to prepare for reading later.
Worktime on responsibiliites.
Silent read.
HALL


Read 
Shared synonyms and antonyms for abbreviate, anachronistic, anecdote, anonymous, and antagonist
Discussed author's purpose of Cause and Effect as well as Problem and Solution.
Continue to read book for reading plan.

Learning Target: Group read your Holocaust historical fiction book with the following focus:
main character
conflict
ideas/terms that connect to what we have learned already.
Begin reading book together. Allow for 5 minutes at the end of the time to complete the following check in.
Click here
HALL

 Complete the weekly wrap up/check in for Flowers for Algernon
 SSR  make sure you have a book selected (library time if necessary)
 Between the end of the day today and next Friday, you are responsible for reading 100 minutes of SSR outside of school.

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Wrote a paragraph about SMART goal. Specific, Measureable, Attainable, Realistic, and Timely.
6th Grade: Created a personal mission statement.
Be sure last week's homework is complete: Discussed the circle of control and circle of no control.
 Create a SMART Notebook picture of YOUR Circle of Control/Circle of No Control
 Export SMART Notebook file as a picture file
 Insert picture into your Prezi CSI: ME presentation
*If the student didn't finish the SMART Notebook picture at school, it might not be possible to finish at home*

Project
Block

Brownies for winners  Teams 5 & 12 please remind Mr. L. (9 receives Polar Bear bucks)
Essential Questions for Exploration

What is energy? (take this quiz to see how much you know)

Study vocab for Energy and the Environment for Friday quiz

Begin a Google Presentation and call it Energy and the Environment.

Enter the 11 terms you are learning this week along with methods of memorizing what they mean.

Take the carbon footprint calculator assessment and make a screenshot of the results. Put the image into your Google presentation.

Visit this website and try to find the lowest and highest energy use devices listed. Take a screen shot of the highest and lowest usage you can come up with.

Create a page in your presentation for recording ideas to reduce your carbon footprint. List at least 5 ideas that you could implement.


Monday, September 15, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
4 
2 
Be the change you wish to see in the world.  Gandhi
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Learned Fox West's grading system. I can now answer the question  What does a 4 mean?
Independent worktime to master "your" current lesson.
Reviewed last Friday's quiz and met with teacher.
5 Lessons per week with an endofthe week paper and pencil quiz.
HALL

Expectations for independent math explained.
5 Lessons per week with an endofthe week paper and pencil quiz.
Please view the videos and complete the following lessons this week (as your 5 lessons):
 Chapter 7 Unit 1 lessons A,B,C
 Chap. 7 Unit 2 lessons A,B, required (C,D encouraged)
Friday Assessment will include degrees in a circle, angle measurements with a known angle, polygons, and line segments.

8th Grade Facetoface
Learning Target: Model linear equations by graphing given coordinates and tables.
Graph distances covered by Mr. Hall and his family members given a table of data.
Mathematical Practices and Habits of Mind: Model with mathematics
HOMEWORK:
Click here to see the data that you should have graphed and what the graph would look like.
.
HALL

ALGEBRA 
N/A 
Algebra Indep:
Learning Target: Determine complementary and supplementary angles of both known and unknow values.
Watch www.mathhelp.com videos and complete practice problems and selftest for following lesson: Common Core CourseGeometry,Chapter 3, Unit 1 Lesson A: 81017
Homework:
Text: Lesson 34 Angles and Triangles
Page 165 739 odd plus 45 and 46
Complete and check answers against key located in Alebra Google folder.
HALL

ELT 
 Finish work on “All About Me” videos
 Assess knowledge of computer shortcuts and tips

Take care of library books
Read article "Fighting Hitler" to prepare for reading later.
Worktime on responsibiliites.
Silent read.
HALL


Read 
Defined this week's 5 vocabulary words: abbreviate, anachronistic, anecdote, anonymous, and antagonist
needed to come up with 2 synonyms and 2 antonyms for each of the vocab words

Discuss .Fighting Hitler and gain background information on Holocaust
Choose book that will be read in small groups throughout this project.
HALL

 Complete the weekly wrap up/check in for Flowers for Algernon
 SSR  make sure you have a book selected (library time if necessary)
 Between the end of the day today and next Friday, you are responsible for reading 100 minutes of SSR outside of school.

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Communicated a SMART goal for 2 priorties in life. Specific, Measureable, Attainable, Realistic, and Timely.
6th Grade: Participated in an activity called "The Great Discovery" to bring forth priorties in life.
Be sure last week's homework is complete: Discussed the circle of control and circle of no control.
 Create a SMART Notebook picture of YOUR Circle of Control/Circle of No Control
 Export SMART Notebook file as a picture file
 Insert picture into your Prezi CSI: ME presentation
*If the student didn't finish the SMART Notebook picture at school, it might not be possible to finish at home*

Project
Block

Engineering the Golden Age of Green VIDEO
Energy Presentation from Project Block (for notes)
Essential Questions for Exploration

What is energy? (take this quiz to see how much you know)

NEW vocab for Energy and the Environment for Friday quiz

Begin a Google Presentation and call it Energy and the Environment. Enter methods of memorizing vocabulary.


Friday, September 12, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
3 
1 
Your life is your message to the world. Make sure it's inspiring.
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Independent worktime on math pathway.
5 Lessons per week with an endofthe week paper and pencil quiz.
Mr. Hall revisted how to use the online math resource and its features.
Minimum requirement: 1 lesson mastered
HALL

Expectations for independent math explained.
5 Lessons per week with an endofthe week paper and pencil quiz.
Mr. Hall demonstrated how to use the online math resource and its features.
Lesson requirement to start next week.

8th Grade Facetoface
Learning Target: Represent data with tables and graphs. Determine if a pattern exists. Determine the rule for specific linear patterns.
Mathematical Practices and Habits of Mind: Model with mathematics
Work together to solve word problems using tables. Lesson 5:1:B:79003
HOMEWORK:
Select 8^{th} grade math in the Common Core pull down menu. Work independently on lesson 5:1:C:79034 on slope as a rate of change. Complete this lesson in its entirety by Monday.
*Some of you may have not yet completed the previous lesson and that is okay for now. We will work on that second lesson in class due to its complexity.
What to look forward to for Friday:
Paper bridge and penny investigation revisited with copy paper. Create a data table and see if you can predict 6 layers of paper.
HALL
Algebra Indep:
Learning Target: Solve for variables of twostep equations.
Watch videos and complete practice problems and selftest for Lesson 2:1:B:80013  TwoStep Equations
Homework:
Complete problems 1834 even, 35, 36,37 on page 160 in the textbook in your math notebooks.
Click here for link to answers.
STRETCH WORK: Show all your work(including attempts) for application problems 46 & 47.
Study for tommorrow's quiz by revisiting the selftest questions on the following mathhelp.com lessons:
Combining Like Terms 1:3:A:8009
Distributive Property 1:3:B:80010
OneStep Equations 2:1:A:80012
**If you are unable to score a 4 or 5 consistently you need to rewatch the instructional videos and complete the practice problems.
HALL

ELT 
 Finish work on “All About Me” videos
 Assess knowledge of computer shortcuts and tips

 Submit "All About Me" videos to drop box
 Silent Read

 Submit "All About Me" videos to drop box
 Silent Read

Read 
Wrote a sentence drew a picture for abstinence, adulation, adversity, amicable, and aesthetic.
Quiz on vocab (follow this link)

Why study history?
Complete individual reflect and respond by clicking here. You may be ask to login to your Google accounts. Review others responses when you have completed yours.
Homework:
Ask a parent the following question and summarize their responses in your reading notebook.
Question: Do you think it is important for me to study history in school? Why or why not?
HALL

 Complete the weekly wrap up/check in for Flowers for Algernon
 SSR  make sure you have a book selected (library time if necessary)
 Between the end of the day today and next Friday, you are responsible for reading 100 minutes of SSR outside of school.

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Students grouped together to create a song, skit, poster, or 3D object of Habit 1. This presentation is due on Tuesday.
Write paragraph in Google Doc essay with a solid topic sentence and what being proactive means to you and leadership. Paragraphs will be checked off Friday for completion.
6th Grade: Discussed the circle of control and circle of no control.
 Create a SMART Notebook picture of YOUR Circle of Control/Circle of No Control
 Export SMART Notebook file as a picture file
 Insert picture into your Prezi CSI: ME presentation
*If the student didn't finish the SMART Notebook picture at school, it might not be possible to finish at home*

Project
Block

Engineering the Golden Age of Green VIDEO
NEW vocab for Energy and the Environment
Energy Presentation from Thursday Project Block (for notes)
Essential Questions for Exploration

What is energy? (take this quiz to see how much you know)

Why do we need energy?

Why is it important for engineers to know and understand the various forms of energy?

What is the law of conservation?

Review vocab from Ecology for Friday quiz


Thursday, September 11, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
2 
2 
Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud. Maya Angelou
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Independent worktime on math pathway.
5 Lessons per week with an endofthe week paper and pencil quiz.
Mr. Hall revisted how to use the online math resource and its features.
Minimum requirement: 1 lesson mastered
HALL

Expectations for independent math explained.
5 Lessons per week with an endofthe week paper and pencil quiz.
Mr. Hall demonstrated how to use the online math resource and its features.
Lesson requirement to start next week.

8th Grade Facetoface
Learning Target: Represent data with tables and graphs. Determine if a pattern exists. Determine the rule for specific linear patterns.
Mathematical Practices and Habits of Mind: Model with mathematics
Work together to solve word problems using tables. Lesson 5:1:B:79003
HOMEWORK:
Select 8^{th} grade math in the Common Core pull down menu. Work independently on lesson 5:1:C:79034 on slope as a rate of change. Complete this lesson in its entirety by Monday.
*Some of you may have not yet completed the previous lesson and that is okay for now. We will work on that second lesson in class due to its complexity.
What to look forward to for Friday:
Paper bridge and penny investigation revisited with copy paper. Create a data table and see if you can predict 6 layers of paper.
HALL
Algebra Indep:
Learning Target: Solve for variables of twostep equations.
Watch videos and complete practice problems and selftest for Lesson 2:1:B:80013  TwoStep Equations
Homework:
Complete problems 1834 even, 35, 36,37 on page 160 in the textbook in your math notebooks.
Click here for link to answers.
STRETCH WORK: Show all your work(including attempts) for application problems 46 & 47.
Study for tommorrow's quiz by revisiting the selftest questions on the following mathhelp.com lessons:
Combining Like Terms 1:3:A:8009
Distributive Property 1:3:B:80010
OneStep Equations 2:1:A:80012
**If you are unable to score a 4 or 5 consistently you need to rewatch the instructional videos and complete the practice problems.
HALL

ELT 
 Continue work on “All About Me” videos  due Monday (extension available if necessary)
 Students may silent read (games are not an option)
 Seek help if needed and have planner checked off

 Submit "All About Me" videos to drop box
 Silent Read

 Submit "All About Me" videos to drop box
 Silent Read

Read 
Wrote a sentence drew a picture for abstinence, adulation, adversity, amicable, and aesthetic.
Quiz on vocab tomorrow, Friday.
Created a foldable for the 6 types of expository text.

Why study history?
Complete individual reflect and respond by clicking here. You may be ask to login to your Google accounts. Review others responses when you have completed yours.
Homework:
Ask a parent the following question and summarize their responses in your reading notebook.
Question: Do you think it is important for me to study history in school? Why or why not?
HALL

Notes in Reading notebook about author use of style in storytelling
Continue reading Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes aloud in class.
What is an epistolary novel?

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Students grouped together to create a song, skit, poster, or 3D object of Habit 1. This presentation is due on Tuesday.
Write paragraph in Google Doc essay with a solid topic sentence and what being proactive means to you and leadership. Paragraphs will be checked off Friday for completion.
6th Grade: Discussed the circle of control and circle of no control.
 Create a SMART Notebook picture of YOUR Circle of Control/Circle of No Control
 Export SMART Notebook file as a picture file
 Insert picture into your Prezi CSI: ME presentation
*If the student didn't finish the SMART Notebook picture at school, it might not be possible to finish at home*

Project
Block

Engineering the Golden Age of Green VIDEO
Essential Questions for Exploration

What is energy? (take this quiz to see how much you know)

Why do we need energy?

Why is it important for engineers to know and understand the various forms of energy?

What is the law of conservation?

Review vocab from Ecology for Friday quiz


Wednesday, September 10, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
1 
1 
Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud. Maya Angelou
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Independent worktime on math pathway.
5 Lessons per week with an endofthe week paper and pencil quiz.
Mr. Hall revisted how to use the online math resource and its features.
Minimum requirement: 1 lesson mastered
HALL

Expectations for independent math explained.
5 Lessons per week with an endofthe week paper and pencil quiz.
Mr. Hall demonstrated how to use the online math resource and its features.
Lesson requirement to start next week.

8th Grade
Linear equations chapter.
Lesson 1  recognizing patterns
Algebra:
Solving onestep equations by dividing and multiplying.
Homework  Practice sheet 23
Check answers here
Online Help associated with mathhelp.com
Lessons located by logging in and selecting Common Core  Algebra
Chapter 2/Unit 1/ Lessons A  80012
HALL

ELT 
 Continue work on “All About Me” videos  due Monday (extension available if necessary)
 Students may silent read (games are not an option)
 Seek help if needed and have planner checked off

 Submit "All About Me" videos to drop box
 Silent Read

 Submit "All About Me" videos to drop box
 Silent Read

Read 
Discussed the antonyms for abstinence, adulation, adversity, amicable, and aesthetic.
Reviewed examples of PIE.

Defined bias and explored the role it has in people's perception of events both present and past.
WW II and Holocaust
HALL

Notes in Reading notebook about author use of style in storytelling
Continue reading Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes aloud in class.
What is an epistolary novel?

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Reviewed what it means to be proactive vs. reactive
Write paragraph in Google Doc essay with a solid topic sentence and what being proactive means to you and leadership.
6th Grade: Introduced the CSI: Me (Comprehensive Self Investigation) project. Started a Prezi presentation and added the introductory slide.

Project
Block

Review vocab from Ecology for Friday quiz
What tools and/or methods are available for remembering vocabulary words and definitions?
Explore new vocabulary words (highlighted ones will be assessed for understanding) that apply to environmental awareness.
 Create a poster that summarizes techniques and tools for learning new vocabulary words and definitions.
 Your poster will compete to be the best in 4 categories: Creativity, Accuracy (i.e. spelling and grammar), Neatness, and Diversity of ideas
 Use the ideas from your poster to memorize the ecology vocabulary (see above) for a Friday quiz AND begin to learn the new vocabulary words about energy and the environment.
Essential Questions for Exploration

What is energy?

Why do we need energy?

Why is it important for engineers to know and understand the various forms of energy?

What is the law of conservation?


Tuesday, September 9, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
6 
2 
Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. Albert Einstein
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Independent worktime on math pathway.
5 Lessons per week with an endofthe week paper and pencil quiz.
Mr. Hall revisted how to use the online math resource and its features.
Minimum requirement: 1 lesson mastered
HALL

Expectations for independent math explained.
5 Lessons per week with an endofthe week paper and pencil quiz.
Mr. Hall demonstrated how to use the online math resource and its features.
Lesson requirement to start next week.

8th Grade Facetoface
Paper bridge and penny investigation 
Exploring data patterns
Algebra Indep:
Review distributive property and combining like terms
Practice sheet 17
Online Help associated with mathhelp.com
Lessons:
8009
80010
90011
Lessons located by logging in and selecting Common Core  Algebra
Chapter 1/Unit 3/ Lessons A, B, & C
HALL

ELT 
 Continue work on “All About Me” videos  due Monday (extension available if necessary)
 Students may silent read (games are not an option)
 Seek help if needed and have planner checked off

 Submit "All About Me" videos to drop box
 Silent Read

 Submit "All About Me" videos to drop box
 Silent Read

Read 
Shared synonyms for abstitence, adulation, adversity, aesthetic, amicable.
Discussed author's purpose. Writing can fall into the category of Persuasive, Informative, or Expository(Entertain). Find one sentence in each.
Koenecke

Defined bias and explored the role it has in people's perception of events both present and past.
WW II and Holocaust
HALL

Notes in Reading notebook about author use of style in storytelling
Continue reading Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes aloud in class.
What is an epistolary novel?

Core 
Communication Arts with Mrs. Koenecke:
7th/8th Grade: Reviewed what it means to be proactive vs. reactive
Write paragraph in Google Doc essay with a solid topic sentence and what being proactive means to you and leadership.
6th Grade: Introduced the CSI: Me (Comprehensive Self Investigation) project. Started a Prezi presentation and added the introductory slide.

Project
Block

Continue to develop presentation on the interconnectedness of living things.
Expectations:
 Share your individual (or group's) efforts with 2 other groups
 Provide one positive comment, a suggestion, and explain what you feel the group did best on.
 Study the vocabulary assigned yesterday.
 Each student must complete the assessment by following this link.


Monday, September 8, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
5 
1 
"When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe."  John Muir
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Independent worktime on math pathway.
5 Lessons per week with an endofthe week paper and pencil quiz.
Mr. Hall revisted how to use the online math resource and its features.
Minimum requirement: 1 lesson mastered

Expectations for independent math explained.
5 Lessons per week with an endofthe week paper and pencil quiz.
Mr. Hall demonstrated how to use the online math resource and its features.
Lesson requirement to start next week.

8th Grade Indep:
Lesson one and two on math help.
Associated Mathhelp.com resource
8th Grade Common Core/Chapter1/Unit1/Lesson 79001 & 2
Exponents and Base Ten
Algebra FtF:
Solving equations using addition and subtraction. 31 Text
Associated Mathhelp.com resource
Alegbra Common Core/Chapter2/Unit1/Lesson 80012
HALL

ELT 
 Continue work on “All About Me” videos  due Monday (extension available if necessary)
 Students may silent read (games are not an option)
 Seek help if needed and have planner checked off

 Submit "All About Me" videos to drop box
 Silent Read


Read 
Created Reader's Notebook and added 5 vocabulary for the week: abstinence, adulation, adversity, aesthetic, amicable.
There will be a short quiz on these 5 words on Friday.

Shared what we already knew about WWII and the Holocaust.
Began reading aloud "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas"
HALL

Discuss articles and preview Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
Begin reading aloud in class.
What is an epistolary novel?

Core 
Communication Ars with Mrs. Koenecke
7th/8th Grade: Discussed thesis statements. Developed a thesis statement for 7 Habits essay and shared in a Google Doc.
6th Grade: Discussed the difference between reacting proactive vs reactive and there is a choice.

Project
Block

Continue to develop presentation on the interconnectedness of living things.
Expectations:
 Create 5 or more team norms and record them (write them down or type them up)
 Collaborate with group members
 Include a variety of living things and explain how one chain depends on others
 **Include positive and negative factors helped by or caused by human beings
 Please define the following terms and ideas:
 Adaptation
 Biodiversity
 Consumer
 Decomposer
 Fauna
 Flora
 Instinctive Behavior
 Learned Behavior
 Producer
 Species


Friday, September 5, 2014
8th Grade Day 
6th and 7th Grade Day 
4 
2 
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world. Robin Williams
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Math 
Expectations for independent math explained.
5 Lessons per week with an endofthe week paper and pencil quiz.
Mr. Hall demonstrated how to use the online math resource and its features.
Lesson requirement to start next week.

Expectations for independent math explained.
5 Lessons per week with an endofthe week paper and pencil quiz.
Mr. Hall demonstrated how to use the online math resource and its features.
Lesson requirement to start next week.

8th Grade:
Order of Operations
Algebra:
Order of Operations

ELT 
 Continue work on “All About Me” videos  due Monday (extension available if necessary)
 Students may silent read (games are not an option)
 Seek help if needed and have planner checked off



Read 

Selected fiction and nonfiction book to read outside of school. 
Please read the following online articles to prepare for our first book:
Web MD  Childhood Disability
History of Special Education
Now complete this form with your thoughts about the articles and the most recent book you have read (you will need to log in to your Google Drive).

Project
Block

All About Me Presentations
Three Goals:
 Create a NEW 1 minute standalone multimedia presentation that introduces yourself to the world (80% or more new material/pictures/backgrounds)
 Be introduced to/practice/build upon technology skills that help tell a story digitally

Practice working on a small team using essential skills of communication and collaboration. (Veteran FWA students will be partnered with one student that is new to FWA during this mini project)
Criteria: (see previous postings below)
Copyright free 30 second music clips
http://www.smartsound.com/royaltyfreemusic/freemusicforschools
http://incompetech.com/m/c/royaltyfree/
http://www.danosongs.com/
http://www.mobygratis.com/filmmusic.html
http://www.freesoundtrackmusic.com/
http://ccmixter.org/
http://www.publicdomain4u.com/
http://www.musopen.org/


Thursday, September 4, 2014
No Exploratory Classes Today
Believe you can and you're halfway there. Theodore Roosevelt
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Digital Literacy (FWA)

Create shortcuts to the shared drive and drop box for FWA:
 Open Windows Explorer (the folder icon in the quick launch bar  bottom of screen)
 hasdmain > classroom
 Drag the Fox West Academy folder under "Favorites" (top left area of Windows Explorer)
 You now have quick access on any computer
 hasdarchive > dropbox
 Drag the FWAProjects folder under "Favorites"

PBIS 
I will do my best to respect others
I will do my best to own my mistakes
I will do my best to NOT STOP at "good enough"


All About Me Presentations
Three Goals:
 Create a NEW 1 minute standalone multimedia presentation that introduces yourself to the world (80% or more new material/pictures/backgrounds)
 Be introduced to/practice/build upon technology skills that help tell a story digitally

Practice working on a small team using essential skills of communication and collaboration. (Veteran FWA students will be partnered with one student that is new to FWA during this mini project)
Criteria:
Video format – can use Windows Live Movie Maker, PowerPoint, Movie Maker on iPads, Adobe Premiere, WeVideo, or other format that creates videos and allows for text, audio, pictures. Please include at least one technology element that is different from last year (i.e. short video clip of yourself, scrolling text, voice over, etc.)
Length – 1 minute in length (this comes out to be roughly 12 slides)
Photos – original photos, copyright free images, drawings, or clip art *you can include video clips in your video
Music – encouraged but not required; if used can only be 30 seconds in length
Information to be included on the 13 slides:
 Photo of self with your first name
 Introduce your family  please do not include your last name or any personal information
 Share what you feel is your greatest accomplishment
 I am skilled at or do this really well (something from school)
 I am skilled at or do this really well (something from outside of school)
 Something you avoid or don't care for
 A word or group of words(Wordle) that best describes you
 When I grow up I want to be ….
 Favorite piece of technology
 When I have extra time I love to ….
 Something new you learned as you created this video
 Free Choice
 Free Choice
Web Resources:
Copyright free photos:
http://www.morguefile.com/archive
Copyright free 30 second music clips
http://www.smartsound.com/royaltyfreemusic/freemusicforschools
http://incompetech.com/m/c/royaltyfree/
http://www.danosongs.com/
http://www.mobygratis.com/filmmusic.html
http://www.freesoundtrackmusic.com/
http://ccmixter.org/
http://www.publicdomain4u.com/
http://www.musopen.org/


Wednesday, September 3, 2014
No Exploratory Classes Today
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'! Audrey Hepburn
*Please email your FWA Instructor if there is a problem completing an assignment.
Assignments for the Day

6th Grade 
7th Grade 
8th Grade 
Digital Literacy (FWA)

Create shortcuts to the shared drive and drop box for FWA:
 Open Windows Explorer (the folder icon in the quick launch bar  bottom of screen)
 \hasdmain > classroom
 Drag the Fox West Academy folder under "Favorites" (top left area of Windows Explorer)
 You now have quick access on any computer
 \hasdarchive > dropbox
 Drag the FWAProjects folder under "Favorites"

Math 




All About Me Presentations
Three Goals:
 Create a NEW 1 minute standalone multimedia presentation that introduces yourself to the world (80% or more new material/pictures/backgrounds)
 Be introduced to/practice/build upon technology skills that help tell a story digitally

Practice working on a small team using essential skills of communication and collaboration. (Veteran FWA students will be partnered with one student that is new to FWA during this mini project)
Criteria:
Video format – can use Windows Live Movie Maker, PowerPoint, Movie Maker on iPads, Adobe Premiere, WeVideo, or other format that creates videos and allows for text, audio, pictures. Please include at least one technology element that is different from last year (i.e. short video clip of yourself, scrolling text, voice over, etc.)
Length – 1 minute in length (this comes out to be roughly 12 slides)
Photos – original photos, copyright free images, drawings, or clip art *you can include video clips in your video
Music – encouraged but not required; if used can only be 30 seconds in length
Information to be included on the 13 slides:
 Photo of self with your first name
 Introduce your family  please do not include your last name or any personal information
 Share what you feel is your greatest accomplishment
 I am skilled at or do this really well (something from school)
 I am skilled at or do this really well (something from outside of school)
 Something you avoid or don't care for
 A word or group of words(Wordle) that best describes you
 When I grow up I want to be ….
 Favorite piece of technology
 When I have extra time I love to ….
 Something new you learned as you created this video
 Free Choice
 Free Choice
Web Resources:
Copyright free photos:
http://www.morguefile.com/archive
Copyright free 30 second music clips
http://www.smartsound.com/royaltyfreemusic/freemusicforschools



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