Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Math for Wednesday

We met Mr. Dozy today! We practiced multiplying and dividing integers.

Assignment: page 121 questions 20-23 and page 124 questions 11-15

Social Studies Due Thursday

Read 169-170 in text (16.2) "Prince Siddhartha's Birth"  And fill in the image on page 29 in your packet.

ELA Wednesday

A Lesson about Plot:

Graphic Organizer of your Short Story Plot due Friday

First Drafts due next Wednesday.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Math for Monday 11/28

  1. Today's class we will begin on page 112. 
  2. Everyone needs a sheet of graph paper, scissors, and glue stick.
  3. In your math notebooks, please write out the Example A and Example B on HALF A SHEET OF THE GRAPH PAPER. 
  4. Work with your table group to discuss the example. This will be glued into your notebooks.
  5. With the other half of the graph paper,  do the Try These A-B on page 113. This will also be glued into your notebooks. 
  6. Answer questions 1 and 2.
  7. Skip question 3.
  8. Homework: page 115 questions 6-16. 

Tuesday Homework 11/29

Today's assignment was: page 116  Questions 1 through 17. Hopefully you had a chance to finish this in class today!

ELA Tuesday and Assignments

1.  Short Story Draft Due:  Wednesday, December 7.

2.  You might have a character who exaggerates in order to express a feeling or situation.  Here are examples of hyperbole.  Can you use one or two?


3.  You sketched two character shapes in your notebook to analyze a character in a book you are reading and the character you have created for a short story you are writing.

Monday, November 28, 2016

math link

Here is the link for the graphing game! High score to beat: 30!!

ELA due Tuesday

1.  Read for 1/2 hour at home

2.  Character Traits sheet with a few notes about your character on it

3.  Start your Short Story by choosing at least 1 of these planning ideas:

a.   Type a Quickwrite or write one in your Writer's Notebook.
b.   Start your draft.
c.   Do a Google Search for a "Short Story Planning sheet" and take notes on it.
      (Maybe this one:

4.  Create a title.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Math Link for Coordinate Game!

HW today, page 111 questions 5-9 make sure it's completed on graph paper! Attending to precision is vital when graphing, so you must also use a ruler!

Link for Social Studies Assessment - Hinduism

Click on the following link to access the assessment:

Once there, you will need to click 'file' then 'make a copy'

Rename your copy:  'Your name' Hinduism assessment

Close out of the original link.

ELA Resource for Wednesday's Class

1.  You began creating your main character for your short story today by imagining you are interviewing her/him.  Here are the questions for the interview:

a.  What is your name?
b.  Age?
c.  Gender? Race?
d.  Do you have hobbies?
e.  How about any favorite books?
f.  Favorite movie?
g. Favorite food?
h. Favorite color?
i.  What do you look like? Describe in detail.
j.  Do you have anything special about you physicially?
k.  Do you have family?
l.  Where do you live?
m. What time period do you live in?
n.  What are you afraid of?
o.  Do you have any dreams or goals in life?
p.  Do you like school?
q.  Do you have any talents or special abilities?

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

ELA due tomorrow...Wednesday

1.  Foldable of the plot of "Pandora's Box" (As of 11:25 Tuesday morning, I have these foldables:
Eamon, Rae, Brayden, Nate, Rylee, Trin, Chloe, Taylor, Madison, Ethan)

2.  THe Scholastic magazine

3.  Plot Pyramid paper...don't worry about needing more time.  I shall give you more time to work with your partner during Wed. class.

Monday, November 14, 2016


Complete Analysis questions on pg B-43 #1-5
Unit B test on Thursday 
Rocks and Minerals

Social Studies due Tuesday

Read section 15.7 Hindu Beliefs about Karma (pages 165-166) and answer the questions in your packet (pg 26)

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Math for Wednesday 11/9

We practiced subtracting integers today. 
For practice tonight, please work on 
page 106 questions 22-40 and 42. 

We are getting ready for our assessment tomorrow! 

SS due Thursday

Complete Sections 4 and 5 for Hinduism.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016


Complete Analysis questions #2 and 5 on pg B-36
Complete analysis questions #1-4  on pas B-39 and B-40

Social Studies due Wednesday

Read "Hinduism and the Caste System"  (page 161) in the text and answer #s 1-3 on page 23 in the packet.

ELA due Wednesday

In your folded booklet you made, complete pages 2,3,4.  Each page will have an illustration of a Key Event in the plot's Rising Action ("Pandora and the Whispering Box") for pages 60- 61 only.

for 6T:  p. 2   Epimetheus creates animals; Prometheus makes First Man;   p. 3  Prometheus steals fire from the gods;  p. 4  Zeus punishes Prometheus

Scoring Criteria:

1.  Identified a significant event in the rising action.
2.  Illustrated the event.
3.  Included relevant setting details
4.  Included relevant character details
5.  Included a caption on each page which explicitly informs what the event is.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

ELA due Thursday

1.  Finish reading the short story "All Summer in a Day."  Then jot notes for the gist of the story by doing the following:

Directions:  Jot down notes in a Google Doc or on paper for the following questions?

  • Who?    3-4 details
  • When?  3-4 details
  • Where?  3-4 details
  • What happened? 3-5 details
  • Why did it happen?  3-5 details


Use the following link to find out more about rock types and the rock cycleInteractive rock cycle
We will be using this in class on friday

ELA Today

"All Summer in a Day"   PDF  link

Tuesday, November 1, 2016