Friday, June 6, 2014

Friday, June 6

LAST BLOG POST OF THE 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR!

Science: Students had time to finish their Eye Packet and Mrs. Petersen demonstrated the dissection process to help them prepare for Monday's cow eye dissection. BRING MINTS/GINGER CANDY!


Geometry: 8th graders took the final exam today. 7th graders decided what day they wanted to take it next week. All Geometry books are due on Monday!

R. Room  Math:  Bring your homework Monday if you forgot it today!

C. Reading:  Logs due Monday.  LAST ONE :)


Spanish II: Study for the second part of the final on Monday: the writing section and the listening comprehension

French I: Study for the second part of the final on Monday :the writing section and the listening comprehension

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Have a great summer!!


Course 3: Final exam.  No homework.


Spanish I: Finish short study guide FROM TODAY if you did not already do so. FINAL EXAM -- Monday. 5x7 notecard or smaller is allowed. Turn in your phone; returned after exam. No leaving the room. Books due Monday. If you would like to use a picture of yourself for the Spanish Facebook page (profiles are not posted online), bring it in Tuesday. NO WORK IS ACCEPTED AFTER Monday EXCEPT PROFILES


ELA - Writing Folders were passed back for student reflection!  Final on Monday!  Dance tonight!

Technology - Final projects presented today.  Great job Tech!

Pre-Algebra: Today students finished up their Final Exams.  I have so enjoyed getting to know the 8th Grade class of 2014 and wish them the best of luck in high school!


Humanities: Students reviewed chapter 19 in class. No homework.




Thursday, June 5, 2014

Thursday, June 5

Science: Today we began learning about the parts of the eye and how the eye works. Tomorrow will be the dissection demonstration followed by students dissecting the eye themselves on Monday.

Geometry: Finished going over the final exam review and signed up to bring items for our final exam lunch. We also voted on whether to take the final exam tomorrow or Monday- it was a unanimous decision to take the final tomorrow so we can play giant jenga on Monday. Students either signed up to bring something for lunch tomorrow or $5 to chip in towards Jimmy Johns. 

C. Reading:  Logs are due Monday.

LRC:  Party tomorrow- don't forget to bring your food/drink item to pass.

R. Room Math:  Test/homework packet due tomorrow.  Study!



Humanities: Students checked 19.4 in class today. No homework.

Course 3: Final exam today and tomorrow.  No homework.

Pre-Algebra: Today students completed their final exam. If students have missing or absent work to turn in, it must be turned in by Monday, June 9th or they will receive no credit. 



Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Wednesday, June 4

Science: Final Exam- Woot Woot!

Geometry: Continued reviewing for the final. Homework is to finish the final exam review. Final is Monday.


Spanish II: Study for the final on Friday and Monday.

French I: Study for the final on Friday and Monday.

Spanish I: CHANGE - -we will take the listening portion and 2 question written answer portion ON Friday!!!  Then Monday will be the rest of the Final Exam.  Remember to come to class with personal needs taken care of!!  --no one is leaving the room.  Surrender your phone/itouch/mini tablet as you enter!! REVIEWS--all due on Friday. There will be some in class time Thursday after Jeopardy and there will be time after you complete the beginning of the Final on Friday. BOOKS ARE DUE Monday!!!

Algebra - Exam starts tomorrow.  Good Luck Studying! Attached are the worked out answers from the review and the practice test answers. 

Humanities: Students checked 19.3 and began to work on 19.4 in class today. Homework is to complete 19.4. Book collection will begin tomorrow.

C. Reading:  Logs are due Monday 6/9.

R. Room Math:  Test is this Friday.  Homework packets are due on or before this Friday.  Please finish the workbook pages assigned today for tomorrow.

LRC:  Bring a treat for the party Friday.


Pre-Algebra: Today we had a Final Exam review problem solving workshop in which students rotated to different stations to complete a review problem that will help prepare them for the final exam.  HW: Tonight please set aside some time to study for tomorrow's final exam. Come to class with any last minute questions. Students may e-mail me questions tonight, as well!

ELA- Students finished their Reading Assessments and were given time to read (many are still missing AR quizzes for this marking period) and study for finals. Homework: READ!
 
Technology - Kennedy - Presentations are well underway for our Family Budgets.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Tuesday, June 3

Science: Went over the final exam review. Homework is to STUDY for tomorrow's final exam! The best things to study are the review and old quizzes/tests (electricity, sound & light).

Geometry: Went over the review from yesterday, tonight's homework is #25-47 on the review. Final exam is Monday, June 9.


Spanish II: Study for the final on Friday and Monday.
French I: Study for the final on Friday and Monday.

Humanities: Students checked 19.1/19.2 in class today. Homework is to finish 19.3 free choice for tomorrow.

Corrective Reading:  Your last log is due Monday 6/9/14.

R. Room Math:  Test is Friday 6/6/14.  Study this week.  Homework packet is due on or before 6/6/14.  Red and Purple group, finish workbook pages from today if you did not in class.

LRC: 
Bring a treat to share Friday for our party!



Spanish II: The final is this Friday and Monday. I will not be making a new study guide. Look for all your old chapter study guides, and use them to study for the final. The final will have grammar from the whole year, with an emphasis on new grammar learned since the midterm.
French I: The final is this Friday and Monday. I will not be making a new study guide. Look for all your old chapter study guides, and use them to study for the final. The final will have grammar from the whole year, with an emphasis on new grammar learned since the midterm.

ELA - Students presented their "This I Believe" or Credo statement and read.  Reading Assessments are continuing. Homework: READ!

Technology - Kennedy - Family Budget presentations began.  Students seemed to have enjoyed this project more than others.


Spanish I: Today we played a Question and Answer game for review. We worked on multiple review sheets in class. First Review (from Monday) is due tomorrow.  All else is due Friday. TOMORROW--go to Media Center instead of Avery Lab.  We have a computer review activity and packet due Friday.


Pre-Algebra: Today we discussed all of the questions on the review packet. Students used their "difficulty ratings" to help the find the areas in which they needed more assistance or to ask questions. We will continue to review tomorrow and complete the final exam on Thursday, June 5th. HW: Pre-Algebra Final Exam Practice page (only problem #s that are multiples of 5...5,10,15, 20, etc.). CONTINUE PREPARING FOR THE FINAL EXAM AT HOME. PLEASE COME TO CLASS WITH ANY QUESTIONS TOMORROW! Happy Studying!

Chinese: We are working on the vocabulary list today in class, and the class work is on workbook p.140:14

Monday, June 2, 2014

Monday, June 2

Science: Played Jeopardy to review for the final exam. The final exam review, which students received on Friday, is due tomorrow. Final exam is Wednesday, June 4. 

Geometry: Began reviewing for the final exam. Final exam is Monday, June 9.

Chinese: We will be practicing asking and answering a list of questions, which students will be tested on the final exam speaking part.

Corrective Reading:  Logs are due today.  I will accept late logs tomorrow-last day.  Your last log of the school year was passed out today and will be due Monday 6/9. 

R. Room Math:  Homework packets are due on or before Friday 6/6.  Again, I encourage you to turn in your packets early, I will check them, and you can use it to study.  Your test will be 6/6/14.  Please study each night.  If you need extra support, please see me during LRC and or lunch.  Purple group, please finish day 4 workbook pages if you did not have time in class.


Spanish I: Today we are working on a written final exam review.  Tomorrow we will play a review question/answer game and continue with the in-class written reviews.  This review is due Wednesday June 3. FINAL EXAM INFO:  We will be reviewing for the Final Exam every day until 6/9.  We will have multiple review sheets and packets.  They are designed for YOUR BENEFIT!!!  Do them for practice.  The exam covers EVERYTHING from the first day of school! **** You may bring a notecard (5x7 maximum) with ANY info on the back and front that you believe will help you-- vocab, conjugations, etc. I will collect ALL PHONES at the beginning of the Final and give them back to you at the end.  If you do not finish, you must remain with me to finish the Final to be fair to everyone else taking it. There will be no leaving the room once the Final has been distributed. TEXT BOOKS ARE DUE ON 6/9 --- IF YOU LOST YOUR BOOK IT IS $61 TO REPLACE.

Algebra- Thursday is our Exam!  Attached are the answers to the first review.  We will be taking a practice test today and tomorrow.

Spanish II: Study for the final: first part this Friday, and second part on Monday. If you are leaving school early, please make arrangements to take it before you leave.
 
French I: Study for the final: first part this Friday, and second part on Monday. If you are leaving school early, please make arrangements to take it before you leave.'

Pre-Algebra: Final Exam will be on Thursday, June 5th. In addition to our in-class review, students should be preparing at home by looking through previous assignments/in-class work, ISN pages, notes, old tests and quizzes, Daily Math pages, and review packets. Do NOT wait until the night before the final to start preparing. Please come to class with questions! Homework: Tonight students need to be sure their Final Exam Review packet is complete. In addition to completing the problems, students need to label each problem with a red, yellow or green dot (denoting the difficulty). This strategy will help students prioritize which concepts they need to focus on when studying. 

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Friday, May 30

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS FRIDAY'S BLOG- POSTED A DAY EARLY!

Science: Quests were returned and students were able to do quest corrections. Corrections are due on Monday. Students then began working on the final exam review- it is due on Tuesday! Final exam is on Wednesday, June 4. 

Geometry: Students took the chapter 12 test. Final exam is on Monday, June 9.

C. Reading:  Logs are due Monday- 5 days.

R. Room Math:  Test is 6/6/14.  Homework packets are due on or before 6/6/14.  Red group, finish workbook pages if you did not in class today.



Humanities: Students  worked on 19.1 in class. Homework for Friday is to complete 19.1 free choice for Monday.

ELA - Hand in Credos and Rubric - volunteers may present Credo to class.  Read

Technology - Work on Create for Family Budget.


Course 3: Review is due on Monday!

Algebra - Homework: Finish the review packet (ch 9-12)



Pre-Algebra: Students received and began working on a review for the final exam. HW: Review due on Tuesday, June 3rd. Polynomial Check-Up on Monday, June 2nd.

Creative Writing: I Believe statements are due Monday. Notebook check will be Monday also. Must have all Reader's workshop lessons and associated writing for notebook check. Any missed lessons must be made up. Here are the PowerPoint slides if anyone needs them.


Spanish I: FINAL EXAM INFO:  We will be reviewing for the Final Exam every day until 6/9.  We will have multiple review sheets and packets.  They are designed for YOUR BENEFIT!!!  Do them for practice.  The exam covers EVERYTHING from the first day of school!
**** You may bring a notecard (5x7 maximum) with ANY info on the back and front that you believe will help you-- vocab, conjugations, etc.   I will collect ALL PHONES at the beginning of the Final and give them back to you at the end.  If you do not finish, you must remain with me to finish the Final to be fair to everyone else taking it. There will be no leaving the room once the Final has been distributed. TEXT BOOKS ARE DUE ON 6/9 --- IF YOU LOST YOUR BOOK IT IS $61 TO REPLACE.

Thursday, May 29

Science: Took the "Light & The Electromagnetic Spectrum" Quest. We will begin reviewing for the final tomorrow! 

Geometry: Went over the Chapter 12 Practice Test- homework is the Chapter 12 review in the book. Chapter 12 test tomorrow! 

Chinese: We are going to present the story books students make last week, and then continue review for the final.

C. Reading:  Logs are due Monday- 5 days.

R. Room Math:  Test is 6/6/14.  Homework packets are due on or before 6/6/14.  Purple group, finish workbook pages if you did not in class today.



Spanish 2: Chapter 6.1 test tomorrow. Both worksheets are due tomorrow.

French I: Chapter 8 unit quizzes tomorrow

Humanities: Students reviewed chapter 18 tests and discussed current events in class. No homework for Thursday.

ELA - Final work on Credos - due tomorrow illustrated with color, final draft format (NON ERASABLE, no pencil lines, neat, with all requirements).  Final Journal due - 50 entries.  Final AR quiz due date extended to June 6th. Homework: READ - Credo final draft, Journal entry #50

Technology - Kennedy - Work on Create for Family Budget.  We will begin presenting on Tuesday.


Algebra - Homework: ch 8 of the review packet (#8-27)

Course 3: We started to review for our final exam.  It is on June 5th and 6th.  Tonight students should make sure they are done through number 44 on the review.  All should be done by Monday.

Creative Writing: I Believe statements are due Monday. Notebook check will be Monday also. Must have all Reader's workshop lessons and associated writing for notebook check. Any missed lessons must be made up. Here are the PowerPoint slides if anyone needs them.

Pre-Algebra: Today we reviewed some practice problems for a short quiz students will complete on Monday over Polynomial addition, subtraction and multiplication. Students should have a foldable that reviews the steps for solving problems like these and may use this to help them prepare for the quiz. HW: Equation Solving Practice worksheet

Spanish I: We reviewed yesterday's study guide and received another study guide, very similar to the test. TEST -- tomorrow 5/30. Please finish classwork packets, study guides, and any missing HW for chapter 3.2. FINAL EXAM INFO:  We will be reviewing for the Final Exam every day until 6/9.  We will have multiple review sheets and packets.  They are designed for YOUR BENEFIT!!!  Do them for practice.  The exam covers EVERYTHING from the first day of school! **** You may bring a notecard (5x7 maximum) with ANY info on the back and front that you believe will help you-- vocab, conjugations, etc.  I will collect ALL PHONES at the beginning of the Final and give them back to you at the end.  If you do not finish, you must remain with me to finish the Final to be fair to everyone else taking it. There will be no leaving the room once the Final has been distributed. TEXT BOOKS ARE DUE ON 6/9 --- IF YOU LOST YOUR BOOK IT IS $61 TO REPLACE.