Friday, April 28, 2017

Geometry

Classwork: Review and catch up day for students who have missed for choir, teen court, m-step, etc...

Homework: Area of Sectors Handout (see geometry folder for copies)


Math 8 - Stone

Today you had a working day to complete the graphing sheets and ACE questions. If you did not complete them, they are homework.

 

Stein - Individuals & Societies - 4.28.17

What We Did Today:

Students finished working on and submitted their Chapter 15 Assessments. The assessment needed to include:

  • a minimum of ten events/people that you feel helped cause the Civil War

  • a date, or range of dates, for each event/person

  • an explanation (a few sentences) on how the event/person led to the war for each

  • must be in chronological order

Homework:

Any work that needs to be completed for your IB Project should be worked on as well. This is due May 8.

Announcements:

Community Project presentations are due May 8. Please sign up with Ms. Stein if your group would like to use a computer during lunch on Wednesday next week. All 8th Graders are welcome to sign up!


Stein - Individuals & Societies - 4.28.17

What We Did Today:

Students completed and submitted their Chapter 15 Assessments in class. The assessment needed to include:

  • a minimum of ten events/people that you feel helped cause the Civil War

  • a date, or range of dates, for each event/person

  • an explanation (a few sentences) on how the event/person led to the war for each

  • must be in chronological order

Homework:

Your complete IB Project is due May 8.

Announcements:

Community Project presentations are due May 8. Please sign up with Ms. Stein if your group would like to use a computer during lunch on Wednesday next week. All 8th Graders are welcome to sign up!

Stein - Intro to Coding - 4.28.17

What We Did Today:

Students read the Smithsonian article, "'Dream Big' shows that engineering is not just about math and science." Students annotated, answered questions and wrote a paragraph regarding the content of the article. The assignment is available at Newsela using students' Google Accounts.

Homework:

None.


Stein - Math 8 Plus - 4.28.17

What We Did Today:

Students completed 1.1 and 1.2 vocabulary in their notebooks. Words and definitions are found below. Students also started Problem 1.3, : Sliding Around: Translations." Students discovered properties of translational symmetry and used these generalizations to construct their own translation. Notes and vocabulary (definitions and audio reading of the definitions) are available athttp://norupstein.weebly.com/math-8-plus-blog.

Focus Question:

What does it mean to say that a figure has slide or translational symmetry? How is each point related to its image under transformation by translation?

Homework:

None.

Spanish 2

Students took the Unit 8 Test today. We will start Unit 9 (our last unit!!) on Monday.