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  1. M/S Thursday June 21

    June 21, 2018 by jschaber

    Math: Students wrote their final Linear Relations exam.

    Science: Students observed some “survival skills” of making solar distilleries in 3 different ways.

  2. LA/SS Thursday, June 21

    June 21, 2018 by madenet

    LA – Students continued to work on the film technique analysis project today. We will be viewing these projects in class on Monday (and Tuesday if needed) next week.
    SS – We reviewed for tomorrows Aztec unit exam with a game of Aztec Jeopardy! That exam will be written tomorrow.

    *Students will be given time tomorrow (Friday) afternoon to clean out their lockers so an extra bag (or 2!) might be necessary for some. We ask that students have a pencil and their computers left for next week.
    *As mentioned above, next week we will be sharing electronic presentations, playing some cooperative games if time allows, and cleaning up in the classroom.

  3. M/S Wednesday June 20

    June 20, 2018 by jschaber

    Math: We completed a study worksheet together. The final exam is tomorrow.

    Science: Students worked on 2.1/2.2/2.3.

  4. LA/SS Wednesday, June 20

    June 20, 2018 by madenet

    LA – Today we began our final unit of LA8 . . . film study. Students were introduced to 10 film techniques and together we analyzed a Pixar Short Film (Gerry’s Game) for example of these techniques. In the next 2 – 3 classes, students will complete their own analysis using a short film of their choice. Once they have identified the techniques used, they will create an electronic presentation to share their analysis with their peers. This sharing will take place early next week.
    SS – Students had a final work block on their Avatar – Spanish/Aztec Connections project. These are now due. We will play a review Jeopardy game tomorrow in preparation for Friday’s unit exam.

  5. M/S Tuesday June 19

    June 19, 2018 by jschaber

    Math: Students kept working on preparing for the final exam which is on Thursday. There will be an all class review tomorrow.

    Science: Students independently worked on a 1.1 and 1.2 worksheet of our new unit, Fresh and Saltwater Systems.

  6. June 19 LA/Social

    June 19, 2018 by kglegloff

    • After asking the students to write Jeopardy questions for a review game for our Aztec unit test, we were surprised to learn that most of the class had never watched Jeopardy before! We found a short clip of the show to watch as a class, and discussed the unique way that these questions are written. Students were then asked to choose a category and write 5 questions relating to the Aztec Unit  that fit with their chosen category. We will compile these questions into one Jeopardy game to play on Thursday.
    • Avatar connection project due Thursday.
    • Aztec Unit Exam Friday.
    • Waterpark field trip next Wednesday.
    • Awards ceremony next Thursday afternoon. Emails and letters went home today to families of students who are receiving an award.


  7. LA/SS Monday, June 18

    June 18, 2018 by madenet

    Students had time today to review for the upcoming Social Studies unit exam by creating some review questions. Students were challenged to write these in “Jeopardy” question/answer format. This has provided quite a challenge – we will continue to work on this tomorrow. Students also had time to begin working on their Avatar projects. The resources and instructions for this project can be found in Google Classroom.

    Aztec Unit Test – Friday, June 22

  8. M/S Thursday June 14

    June 14, 2018 by jschaber

    Math: Students continued working on 9.2 pages 348-351 #6,9,11,12,20 these are DUE TOMORROW at the end of class.  Students who were ready received the next lesson and assignment on 9.3.

    Science: Students were given time to work on their 250 word mousetrap racer analysis.

    WATERPARK FORMS DUE TOMORROW (FRIDAY) no late forms can be accepted as the tickets are being purchased tomorrow after school. 

  9. LA/SS Thursday, June 14

    June 14, 2018 by madenet

    Today we continued with the viewing of the Artist/Band presentations and viewing of the Avatar movie. Please ask your child what connections/similarities they have seen between the Spanish-Aztec history and the Avatar storyline. We have not yet completed the viewing but most students should have seen a minimum of 5 similarities at this point.

    *Waterpark forms due tomorrow morning – no late forms will be accepted
    *Food Bank donations accepted until the end of the week
    *Aztec Unit Exam Friday, June 22

  10. M/S Wednesday June 13

    June 13, 2018 by jschaber

    Math: A quick lesson was given regarding using t-tables to determine whether the pattern is linear or not. Then a new assignment was given but it is not due yet as most students were still working on the 1st assignment. Pages 337-341 #5,6,8,9,11,17,18 DUE TOMORROW after class.

    Science: Students wrote the Mechanical Systems final exam. They will be given time to work on their mousetrap racer analysis tomorrow and Friday if needed. This is DUE FRIDAY.

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