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  • Monday, February 12th, 2018 School Work

    Government:  Read page 144-148 and answer the following questions.  Also, complete the Study Guide below the test is scheduled for Friday. For those who didn't finish the worksheet from Friday I will give that to you Wednesday to finish. 

     1) What does the full faith & credit clause state?

    2) What are the two exceptions to the full faith & credit clause? 

    3) What court case set precedent for one of the exceptions to the clause? 

    4) What does the privileges and immunities clause state? What are some allowed limitations to this clause? 

    5) Define extradition. 

    6) Define reciprocity. Give a couple examples of reciprocity. 

    7) What have the states been relegated to for the national government?

       Government Study Guide Test #8

       1) Define closed primary. 

    2) Define open primary 

    3) Define top-two method 

    4) Define winner-take-all 

    5) What title is given to a state’s chief officer of its executive branch? 

    6) List three types of special districts. 

    7) Define primary election. 

    8) Which constitutional amendment states that all powers not specifically delegated to the national government or prohibited to the states belong to the states? 

    9) What form of government does the constitution guarantee for each state? 

    10) Who said “All politics is local”? 

    11) Which state has a unicameral legislature? 

    12) What are the characteristics of a strong governor? 

    13) Which form of tax makes up the largest percentage of state tax revenue across all fifty states? 

    14) Define unified government. 

    15) What is the lowest division of political organization? 

    16) Define recall. 

    17) Define referendum. 

    18) Define the full faith & credit clause. 

    19) Define extradition. 

    20) Write what area each political boss exercised their power over:

             a. “Boss” Tweed

             b. Tom Pendergast

             c. Huey Long

            d. Richard Daley

            e. E.H. Crump

            f. Harry Byrd

            g. Theodore Bilbo

    21) Which states have their courts outside the capital cities? 

    22) What most crimes do states deal with? 

    23) How much do direct taxes make up? 

    24) How many states have lotteries? 

    25) What are the odds of winning the lottery? 

    26) Where do most state lottery revenues go to? 

    27) Who determines the number and boundaries of the counties in a state? 

    28) Are the voter eligibility and registration requirements the same from state to state? 

    Essay Questions

    29) What are the three broad responsibilities of every state? 

    30) List the pros and cons of open and closed primaries. 

    31) Defend or oppose the use of lotteries as a means of supporting governments. 


     Advanced Math I:  Lesson 51--Do problems 1, 2, 8-11, 14-19, 22, 26, 27


    6th Grade Spelling:  Do Spelling List #18 pages 70-71

     6th Grade Grammar:  Read pages 171-177 and do pg. 172--Think B, Remember C; pg. 173--Write D, Remember E;  pg. 174--Think;  pg. 175--Think A;  pg. 176--Think B;  pg. 177--Think C 


    Anatomy:  Read pages 221-228 and answer the following questions. If you did not finish the worksheet from Friday, I will give it to you Weekday to finish.  

    1) What is a synapse? 

    2) What does a “gatekeeper” do for the nervous system? 

    3) What are inhibitory synapses? 

    4) What are the two basic kinds of neuron-to-neuron chemical synapses? What two different responses are created by these synapses? 

    5) What do we mean when we say greater signal? 

    6) What must happen for an action potential to be produced on the postsynaptic neuron? 

    7) Define temporal summation and spatial summation. 

    8) Why does our body have inhibitory synapses? 

    9) What is hyperpolarization? 

    10) What is converging circuit, diverging circuit, and oscillating circuit? 


    Chemistry:  Read pages 241-249 and answer the following questions. We will go over this new concept on Wednesday; but give it your best effort. 

    1) What are the three most basic types of chemical reactions? 

    2) Define Decomposition reaction. Give an example of a chemical formula that is a Decomposition reaction. 

    3) Define Formation reaction. 

    4) Can an element undergo a decomposition reaction? 

    5) Write a balanced chemical equation for the decomposition of RbNO3.

    6) Write a balanced chemical equation for the formation of NaHSO4


    Advanced Math 2:  Lesson 81--Do problems 6-16, 18, 28-30. 



  • 6th Grade Grammar & Spelling

    6th Grade Spelling: do pages 60-61 and study for the spelling test for Friday.

    6th Grade Grammar: do pages 154 Think (diagram odds only), do Go Back (diagram evens only); 155 Think A, Think C; 156 Think A. Study for Quiz #6 the Study Guide is below.

    6th Grade Grammar Study Guide Quiz #6

    Quiz on Friday, January 26th      

     ---- Be able to find the direct object or predicate nominative in each sentence. (predicate nominatives-pg. 147-148; direct objects-pg. 149-150)



      ---- Be able to recognize if the word is a subject (S), predicate nominative (PN), direct object (DO) or an indirect object (IO). {predicate nominative- pg. 147-148; direct object-pg. 149-150; indirect object-pg. 153-154}


  • Snow Day 1/15/18

    Government:  Complete the following Study Guide on a separate sheet of paper. Test is scheduled for this Friday the 19th.

    Government Study Guide Test #6

    Test on Friday, January 19th      

    1) Which French constitution held an idealistic view of human nature and lasted only three years?

    2) Who is the head of the Senate?

    3) Define pocket veto.

    4) Define naturalization.

    5) What has grown out of the president’s responsibility to see that constitutional laws are implemented and programs administered?

    6) What is a gridlock?

    7) Who added the words “so help me God” to the presidential oath?

    8) Define gerrymandering.

    9) Define lame duck.

    10) Which country has the oldest written constitution still in effect today?

    11) Which Supreme Court case expanded the Third and Fourth Amendments to imply a right to privacy as one of American citizens’ fundamental rights?

    12) Which president served more than the two-term set by George Washington?

    13) Who was the first vice president to assume the presidency after the death of a president?

    14) What article of the Constitution makes provision for amending the document?

    15) What is the only amendment to the Constitution to be ratified by state conventions?

    16) Which Supreme Court case established the right of judicial review?

    17) How many amendments have actually been ratified?

    18) Which branch of government makes the laws?

    19) Define popular sovereignty.

    20) Define libel.

    21) Define franchise.

    22) What are the first ten amendments called?

    23) What are the two ways constitutional amendments can be proposed?

    24) Which amendments do the following describe?

    a. Abolished slavery

    b. Gave eighteen-year-olds the vote

    c. Guarantees freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly, and petition

    d. Limits the president to two terms or no more than ten years in office

    e. Provides the clearest constitutional statement of the principle of federalism

    f. Prohibits cruel and unusual punishment

    g. Guarantees the right to bear arms

    h. Gave women the vote

    Essay Question:

    25) List and define the six basic principles of the Constitution.


    Advanced Math I: Look over Lesson 40 and do problems 7-16. If you have questions on the new concept we can go over it on Wednesday.


    6th Grade Grammar & Spelling:  In Spelling do pages 54-55 for list #14. In Grammar do pages 142-146 (pg. 143--Think A, Think B evens only, Remember C) (pg. 144-Think A) (pg. 145-Think C, Think D) (pg. 146-Think)


    Anatomy: Read pages 170-176 and answer the following questions on a separate paper.

    Anatomy/Physiology Module #6 pg. 170-176 

    1) Define Origin and Insertion. Where are the origins and insertions in the limbs and in the trunk of the body?

    2) Define belly.

    3) Define synergist, prime mover (agonist), and antagonist.

    4) What is the fulcrum, effort, and resistance in a lever?

    5) Describe the three lever types in the human body. Give an example of each lever and give an example found in the human body of each lever. 

    6) What are the seven criteria that skeletal muscles can be named by?


    Chemistry: Finish your Study Guide and do the following Study Worksheet on a separate sheet of paper (it is not for a grade but to get ready for test). I will move the test from Wednesday to possibly a take-home test on Thursday, so we can review on Wednesday.  

     Chemistry Test #5 Study Worksheet

    Write the chemical formula for the following compounds.

    1. Potassium carbonate

    2. Magnesium hydroxide

    3. Potassium chlorate

    4. Aluminum chromate

    5. Sodium sulfate

    Draw the Lewis structures of the following molecules and tell what three-dimensional shape is and what its bond angel would be. Also notate if it is a nonpolar or polar covalent bond.

    6. Br2 (the 2 is subscript)

    7. H2O (the 2 is subscript)

    8. NF3 (the 3 is subscript)

    9. CH4 (the 4 is subscript)

    10. PH3 (the 3 is subscript)

    Answer the following questions.

    11. What type of molecules can be dissolved in water?

    12. What are the two subclasses of covalent compounds?


    Advanced Math II: Look over Lesson 75 and do problems 5-9, 11-14, 16-18, & 27-29. If you have problems with the new concept we will go over it on Wednesday.  













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