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  • 6th/7th World History HW (Thurs. Sept 21)

    -Finish taking notes (mind map style) over section 3.2

    -Read/take notes (mind map styple) over section 3.3

    -Current event due Friday 

  • 8th Phy Sci

    Complete take-home test.  Due Friday. 
  • American Lit HW (Thurs. Sept 21)

    Study for test:

    Short answer questions and multiple choice questions will be based on the questions at the end of each passage in your book. Review those questions to study for the test.

    There may also be questions where you are provided a passage to read, and must answer a question about that passage.

    Literary movements on the test will include: Puritanism, Enlightenment, Romanticism, Transcendentalism, Realism, Naturalism, Modernism, Post-Modernism.  

  • 10th World Lit and World History HW (Thurs. Sept 21)

    World Lit: 

    -Compare/Contrast/Defense of Faith essay due Friday

    -Create a hero's journey "chart" for one of your favorite stories (movie, book, TV show, etc). Indicate how the story fit's the hero's journey structure, as well as how it doesn't.

     

    World History:

    -Current Event due

    -Complete take-home quiz

    -No quiz yet! The quiz I thought we'd take contains information over Israel, and we haven't completed that section of the chapter yet. 

  • 9th Themes and Geography HW (Thurs. Sept 21)

    Themes: 

    -Finish TPCASTT for "The Day is Done"

    -Watch video to check answers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eK0Xt_CQujY&t=429s

    (if you found the video for Tuesday's homework, you can skip the first few minutes. If you did not check your STTAMP-FL for "Overheard in an Orchard" then watch the whole video).

     

    Geography:

    Study for the chapter 1 and 2 text on Friday.  

  • 6th/7th World History HW (Tues. Sept. 19)

    -Finish Geography project we worked on in class (color and ink)

    -Complete People and pLaces sections of Chapter 2 review.  

     

    Chapter 2 quiz this week. First test will be over Chapters 1-3.  

  • American Lit HW (Tues. Sept. 19)

    -Finish reading The Portland Declaration (summaries and discussion will be finished in class)

    -Read pgs 14-15

    -Find examples of each of the following in the poem on page 15: 

    -end rhyme

    -alliteration

    -consonance

    -assonance

     

    Here are the quotations you will need to know for the test on Friday. Please have the source and author of each quote in class tomorrow.

    1. The family is the living cell of every society."

    2. "I shall not be there. I shall rise and pass. Bury my heart at Wounded Knee."

    3. "Where the air is full of sunlight and flag is full of stars." 

    4. "They taught the nation fairness, thrift and the golden tongue."

    5. "The American is a new man, who acts upon new principles; he must therefore entertain new ideas and form new opinions."

    6. "In words you have a weapon, more weighty than a gun--"  

  • 8th Phy Sci HW (Tues. Sept 19)

    -finish both lab reports (to be discussed in class)

    -Complete study guide over Module 1 in Student Notebook

     

    Module 1 test will be given as a take home test on Wednesday to complete at home Thursday. Please remember that parents must monitor tests, and that tests should be returned in a signed and sealed envelope.  

  • 10th World Lit and World History Hw (Tues. Sept. 19)

    World Lit: 

    Here is your review material material for the upcoming test on Unit 11 in the Lit book.  For quotations, you need to have the work the quotation is from, as well as the name of the character speaking. Please have that in class Wednesday. For the review questions, you can use those for your own personal review on your own time. They will not be required to be finished/turned in on Wednesday. These are not all of the questions either.  I advise you to study as you go, and not cram for tests. Review some now, review some later ;)

    Quotations:

    "How can I rest, how can I be at peace? Despair is in my heart. What my brother is now, that shall I be when I am dead."

    "We are from one nest. Only he has learned to talk like his master; I like mine."

    "As for you, Gilgamesh, who will assemble the gods for your sake, so that you may find that life for which you are searching?"

    "Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth?"

    "When the gods created man they allotted to him death, but life they retained in their own keeping. As for you, Gilgamesh, fill your belly with good things; day and night, night and day, dance and be merry, feast and rejoice...for this too is the lot of man."

     

    Review Questions:

    1. What is the single most important factor that binds men together as human beings?

    2. What is the greatest classic of all?

    3. What is one of the oldest pieces of literature still in existence?

    4. Where was it written?

    5. What is considered to be the oldest book of the Bible? 

    6. What was Gilgamesh searching for?

    7. What is the name of the "Noah" figure in The Epic of Gilgamesh?

    8. What guarded the gate of the mountain Mashu?

    9. Who did Gilgamesh meet after he crossed 12 leagues of darkness through the mountain? 

    10. Why did Satan want God to take away Job's possessions?

     

    Also, here is the rubric for the compare/contrast essay

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    ·      _____/5  4-5 Paragraphs

    o   Introduction, 2-3 body paragraphs, conclusion

    ·      _____/2 Thesis statement at the end of introduction

    o   Lists everything you are going to discuss in the order you discuss it

    ·      _____/3 All 3 accounts (Genesis, Greek myth, chosen myth) discussed in essay

    ·      _____/5 Myths are compared AND contrasted (discuss similarities and differences)

    ·      _____/5 Defense of Genesis (defense of Genesis as historical, defense of faith, other defense)

    ·      _____/5 Organization and structure

    o   students are allowed to use any structure discussed in class/found in compare contrast packet (point-by-point, block method, or comparisons then contrast). Within that structure,

    ·      _____/5  Use of transitions (see packet) to make comparisons clear, and the paper flow smoothly

    ·      _____/10 Supporting details

    §  students use detailed and specific examples from the creations accounts. However, students don’t include EVERY detail, similarity, or difference; students consider what details are most important to highlight.

     

    Students should also turn in a printed copy of chosen myth along with their essay

     

    World History:

    Read and take notes over pages 18-21 

  • 9th Themes and Geography HW (Tues Sept. 19)

    Themes:

    -STTAMP-FL second poem on page 227

    -AFTER you have done this on your own, watch this video from beginning to 6:58. DO NOT watch the rest as that will be a separate assignment at a later date. ---> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eK0Xt_CQujY&t=422s

    -Go ahead and finish TPCASTT for "A Prisoner's Song." We will talk about it in class and you will have the opportunity to update your answers. 

     

    Geography:

    -Finish Activity Book pgs. 3-5 if you did not finish them in class.

    -Complete pages 7-9

     

    Remember: Test over Chapters 1 and 2 on Friday. Current Event due Friday.  

  • 6th/7th World History HW (Thurs. Sept 14)

    Read pages 8-12 of the textbook (sections 2.1 and 2.2 of chapter 2)

    Take outline style notes of these sections 

  • 11th American Lit HW (Thurs. Sept 14)

    -Write personal response to the question posed in yesterday's reading: What is an American? 

    Typed, MLA, at least 1/2 page

    -Watch the rest of the research video, and complete fill in the blank notes (Research Process)

    -Read pages 7-8 in the textbook  

  • 8th Phy Sci HW (Thurs. Sept 14)

    Read pages 17-20 in the book

    Complete pages 17 and 18 in the Student Notebook  

  • (10th) World Lit and World History HW (Thurs. Sept 14)

    World Lit:

    -Finish reading the Epic of Gilgamesh passage in the textbook pgs. 283-290

    -Answer questions 1 and 2 about the passage --> Typed, MLA

    -Prewrite/brainstorm for compare/contrast/defense of faith essay

     

    World History:

    -Watch Text Features video ---> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTpD9S5UBPo-

    -Finish reading chapter 2 and taking notes  

  • Themes and Geography HW (Thurs. Sept 14)

    Themes:

    Read "Ice and Fire" by Robert Frost

    Complete STTAMP-FL method

    Watch Video about STTAMP FL of Fire and Ice AFTER you have completed the process on your own. Don't change your original answers!! I'd like to see what you originially came up with. But you DO need to add the answeres discussed in the video ---> https://youtu.be/XGEFtIucxmQ 

    **Note: I made this video specifically for my satellite students last year, so please excuse me if I addressed them specifically. When I say something about what "we did in class" it's not referring to our class yesterday, but last year's class, so don't be confused by that.  Also, last year we did Fire and Ice first and THEN "How Can I Keep From Singing,"  so the last 4 minutes will be a little bit of discussion of that. 

     

    Geography:

    Read pages 3-8 of Chapter 1 and take notes

    Complete pages 10 and 15 in the activity book (Chapter 2 review activities) 

     

     

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