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Sept 27 Oct 1
Monday
(Navy)
Tuesday
(Burgundy)
Wednesday
(Navy)
Thursday
(Burgundy)
Friday
(Navy)
Math
PreAlgebra: Exam Review Students worked in small groups on exam review, At home, make sure notes are ready.
Geometry: Lesson 20Truth Tables Lesson Practice 20 p.124 For tomorrow, complete Practice #130 p.124126
PreAlgebra: Exam Use any notes you have. Use classwork. Use Textbook
Geometry: Investigation 2 Google search, "Pythagorean Theorem Proof" Find a proof that makes sense to you. Write a paragraph or two about how it proves the theorem and why you like the proof. Create a poster depicting the proof.
PreAlgebra: Lesson 32 Probability. Practice Set 32 p.214 For tomorrow, complete Written Practice #130 p.214217
Geometry: Exam Use any notes you have. Use Classwork. Use textbook.
PreAlgebra: Lesson 31 Collecting Like Terms. Level H Skill N.2, Level I Skill C.12, Level J Skill X.15 To SmartScore of 90
Geometry: Lesson 21 Law of Detachment & Syllogism. Lesson Practice 21 p.133. For tomorrow, complete Practice #130 p.133136
PreAlgebra: Lesson 33 Adding Integers. Practice Set 33 p.219220. For tomorrow, complete Written Practice #130 p.220222
Geometry: Lesson 22 Areas of Quadrilaterals. Google search are formulas for :1)Parallelogram 2)Trapezoid 3)Rhombus. Explain why each formula works. Turn in on a Google Doc
STEM
Students will test launching a pingpong ball from their rockets to be sure they have successfully devised a way to transfer momentum from the rocket to the “egg”. Students will make any final modifications and begin testing their final rocket designs (Day 1) English
Discuss "Political Society" and "Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night" + Character Chart + Essay Reading Quiz + Discuss Pages 6576 "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" Excerpt + Plato's "Allegory of the Cave" Analysis and Comparison to Fahrenheit 451 "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" Excerpt + Plato's "Allegory of the Cave" Analysis and Comparison to Fahrenheit 451 Reading Quiz + Discuss Pages 7690 Science
Students will complete notes on genetics in their notebook. PowerPoints will be posted in Google Classroom as well.Students will complete a DNA extraction lab. Final lab write ups must be typed and turned in on Monday. Formatting can be found on my website.Students will finish notes on genetics.Students will begin working on their lab reports and midterm study guides.Students may use the study guide on the midterm (October 6th). I will have ASH study Sessions on September 30th and October 4th.History
 Module 12: Lesson 3  American Pop Culture
 The Mood of the 1950s (Slides)
 The 1950s Housewife’s Guide
 M12:L3  Social Critics
 Module 12 Review
Module 12 Assessment Tech
 Plan, record, and edit for Audio Editing  Quoteworthy project
 Quoteworthy project presentations begin on Wednesday, September 29th.
 Plan, record, and edit for Audio Editing  Quoteworthy project
 Quoteworthy project presentations begin on Wednesday, September 29th.
 Plan, record, and edit for Audio Editing  Quoteworthy project
 Quoteworthy project presentations begin on Wednesday, September 29th.

Oct 48
Monday
(Burgundy)
Tuesday
(Navy)
Wednesday
(Burgundy)
Thursday
(Navy)
Friday
(Burgundy)
Math
PreAlgebra: Lesson 33Integers Practice Set 33 p.219220 HW: #130 p. 220222
Geometry: Lesson 23 & 26 Circles HW: Arcs and Central Angles Worksheet
PreAlgebra: Lesson 35 Similar & Congruent Polygons Practice Set 35 HW: #130 p. 234236
Geometry:Proof with UNO HW: Activity and Packet
PreAlgebra: Lesson 36 Multiply and Divide Terms Practice Set p.241242. HW:#130 p.242244
Geometry:Lesson 24 & 27Proofs Practice Set 27 p.172 HW:Proof for Lines and Angles Worksheet
PreAlgebra: Lesson 37Areas of Combined Polygons Practice Set p. 254 HW:#130 p. 255256
Geometry: Triangle Congruence Theorems HW: Activity for four methods of Triangle Congruence Proof
PreAlgebra:Lesson 38 Solving Equations Practice Set p. 254 HW:#130 p. 255256
Geometry: Triangle Congruence Theorems HW: Activity for four methods of Triangle Congruence Proof
STEM
Project 2 Final reflection (and wrap up of any remaining rocket launches). Introduce to Project 3  Solar Powered Vehicles  students will build background knowledge about solar energy and electromagnetic radiation. Students will continue to learn about solar energy, solar power, and solar panels as a power source for their vehicles. English
Discuss pages 7691 in Fahrenheit 451 + Work on Essays Analyze "Dover Beach" in comparison with "Cell Phones and Addiction" Reading Quiz over 91106 + Continue Analysis of "Dover Beach" and "Cell Phones and Addiction" Discuss pages 91105 in Fahrenheit 45 + Work on Essays Reading Quiz over 107119 + Characterization Practice Science
Lab write up is due.Students will complete a review game for their midterm test.Homework: IXL assignment due Friday.Midterm test.Students will read and take notes on Heredity.Students will understand dominant and recessive alleles.They will complete a lab on genetic variation in alleles.History
 Module 13: Lesson 1
 Essential Question
 Lesson Opener
 Kennedy Confronts Communism
 Module 13: Lesson 1
 Race to the Moon
 Assignment  Create a timeline of the space race  due Monday (10/11) if not finished in class
Tech
 Plan and script for the Short and Sweet Audio Editing project
 Plan and script for the Short and Sweet Audio Editing project

Oct 1115
Monday
(Navy)
Tuesday
(Burgundy)
Wednesday
(Navy)
Thursday
(Burgundy)
Friday
(Navy)
Math
PreAlgebraLesson 38 Solving Linear EquationsPractice Set 33 p.219. HW: #130 p. 220222
GeometryTriangle Congruence Activity This checks off Lessons 25, 28, 30, and 36. Students investigate conditions for proving congruen triangles.
PreAlgebraLesson 39 & 40 Circumference and Area of CirclesPS p.261 and PS 40 p.267, HW: #130 p.268270
GeometryInvestigation 3 Online activity completed in class. Finish at home if necessary.
PreAlgebraInvestigation 4 Drawing 3D Solids Today we will complete Drawing Geometric Solids Activity
GeometryExam Use Notes,textbook, and classwork.
PreAlgebraIXL Practice Work to reach Smart Score of 90 on Level G Skills U.5 and U.6, Then work on Level J Skill V.4
GeometryLesson 31 Flowchart and Paragraph Proofs No Homework!
PreAlgebraExam Practice Work on Practice Exam, Work on missing work, Work on IXL recommendations
GeometryLesson 32 Altitudes and Medians of Triangles Lesson Practice 32 p.207 HW: #130 p.207210
STEM
Begin conducting research on electromagnetic energy and designing a 5minute lesson to teacher the material to their classmates. Complete research and minilessons, begin presenting content if time permits. English
"Dover Beach" Analysis + PEAEAL Fahrenheit 451 Informational Article Analysis + Essays Reading Quiz + Class Discussion Finalize Essay Rough Draft + Begin Peer Reviews Reading Quiz + Class Discussion Science
Students will learn how to use Punnett squares. They will complete a Punnett square activity due at the end of class. Students will complete a genetics station lab. This will review all the concepts covered so far in genetics. This will be due at the end of class.IXL due FridayHistory
 Module 13: Lesson 1
 Conflict in Vietnam
Module 13: Lesson 2, Escalation in Vietnam
 Lesson Opener
 Johnson Commits to Victory
 Summer 1965: The Moment of Decision (handout)
 Module 13: Lesson 2, U.S. Soldiers in Vietnam
 Command Decision: The Tet Offensive
Tech

Oct 1822
Monday
(Burgundy)
Tuesday
(Navy)
Wednesday
(Burgundy)
Thursday
Confernces
Friday
No School
Math
PreAlgebra: Exam Use textbook, notes and classwork
Geometry: Lesson 32 Altitudes and Medians Practice Set 32 p.207. HW:#130 p.221223
PreAlgebra: Lesson 41 FunctionsPractice Set 41 p.283284 HW: #130 p.284286
Geometry: Lesson33Converse to the Pythagrean TheoremPacket
PreAlgebra: Lesson 42Volume Practice Set 42 p.290. HW:#130 p.290293
Geometry: Lesson 34 Properties of Parallelograms Preactice Set 34 p.221 HW: #130 p.221223
STEM
Student will be teaching their classmates about how solar panels work. Students will continue their teaching lessons. English
Reading Quiz + Discussion + Essays Essay Peer Reviews Fahrenheit 451 + Grammar Unit Test Science
Students will begin studying genetic mutations. They will complete a notebook review as well as an online simulation. This will be due at the end of class. IXL due Friday Students will read pages 4152 in the textbook and complete an adaptation flow diagram. If absent they can access the textbook on fossweb.com (login on Google Classroom). History
 Module 13: Lesson 2, Turning Points in Vietnam
 Draw and color posters from the POV of a “Hawk” or a “Dove” during the Vietnam War.
Tech
 Present Short and Sweet podcasts

Oct 2529
Monday
No School
Tuesday
(Navy)
Wednesday
(Burgundy)
Thursday
(Navy)
Friday
(Burgundy)
Math
PreAlgebra:Lesson 43 Surface Area PS 43 p.297 HW: #130 p. 297299
Geometry: Lesson 35 Arcs and Sectors LP 35 p. 226 HW:#130 p.227299
PreAlgebra: Volume/Surface Area Activity HW: Complete Activity
Geometry: Lesson 37Parallel and Perpendicular Lines LP 37 p.240241. HW: Worksheet
PreAlgebra:Lesson 44Slope of a Line PS 44 p.304, HW: #130 p.305307
Geometry: Lesson 38 Perpendicular and Angle Bisectors HW: Points of Concurrency Constructuors Worksheet
PreAlgebra: Lesson 45Ratios involving Totals PS 42 p.310 HW:#130 p.310312
Geometry: Lesson 39 & 40Triangle Ineq & Comp Figures LP 39 p.253 & LP 40 p.259 HW:#130 p.260262
STEM
Continue student taught lessons on Solar Energy Mrs. Nyquist out  Students will learn about how solar energy works and complete a miniSTEM building activity. English
Science
Students will begin working on an adaptation project. The research portion will be due Friday. Details and instructions can be found in Google Classroom. Students will complete a natural selection notes sheet. They will then have time to work on their projects. This will be presented on November 8th. History
 Module 13: Lesson 3, The End of the War
 Lesson 3: Lesson Opener
 Lesson 3: Society in the 1960s
 Module 13: Lesson 3, The End of the War
 Lesson 3: The War Under Nixon.
 Gallery Walk of political cartoons → students rotate through a series of political cartoons from the Vietnam War era and respond to the cartoons using guiding questions.
Tech
 Video Editing introduction
 Understand importance of multiple shots
 Video Editing introduction
 Understand importance of multiple shots
Upcoming Events

Fall Conferences
1. Students ARE encouraged to attend conferences.
2. The conference schedule is as follows:
Days and Times:
 Wednesday, Oct. 20 4:157:05 PM: Virtual Only (Google Meet) *See teacher pages for information.
 Thursday, Oct. 21 8:30 am7:05 pm
 InPerson Open House
 5th/6th in Student Center
 7th/8th in Gym
 InPerson Open House
3. Please note: Teachers are not available between 1:002:30 on Thursday, October 21 to enjoy a lunch break!
4. 7/8 grade STEM: Mrs. Nyquist will be available on Thursday, October 21 until 5:50 PM. Please email Mrs.Nyquist if you need to make other arrangements for conferences.

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