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    CLASSWORK & HOMEWORK FOR 8th GRADE
    Please feel free to email me at megan.bertrand@santeesd.net
    The main purpose of this website is to help absent students make up their work.
    I will try to keep this website as current as possible for your convenience, but if you were in class today, your first source should be your planner. 
     
     
    MONDAY, 10/16/17
    BLACK BOX
    CNN
    Go over 5-A-Day #9
    Finish Amplify 2-6
    Core 1 - 1776
    UA -
    • Finish No Red Ink - Prepositional Phrases
    • Make up any missing Amplify assignments
    • A3K
    • SSR
    • ISN
    HOMEWORK:
    1. 5-A-Day
    2. A 2-6 SOLO
    3. Read/A3K
     
     
     
    FRIDAY, 10/13/17
    Turn in 5-A-Day #8/ Core 2 - ccus#6
    CNN
    KAHOOT
    Amplify 2-6
    1776 w/study guide
    HOMEWORK:
    1. Finish Amplify 2-6 #5 writing & hand in
    2. Read/A3K
     
    THURSDAY, 10/12/17
    CNN
    No Red Ink - Finish Diagnostic, Parts of Speech Pretest, start lesson
    ISN go over Proclamation of 1763 and glue to p.7
    Core 1 - Finish Johnny Tremain and turn in study guide
    Core 2 - ccus #6
    HOMEWORK:
    1. 5-A-Day - due tomorrow
    2. Read/A3K - finish Thought Question
    3. Finish ISN thru p.7
    4. Core 2 - complete #12 on ccus#6
     
     
    WEDNESDAY, 10/11/17 - GUEST TEACHER
    Core 1 - Check Your Mood Presentation
    CNN
    A3K ppt. "Private, Keep Out"
    Core 2 - Finish No Red Ink - Diagnostic
    Proclamation of 1763 handout - watch short video and fill in the blanks.
    Johnny Tremain w/ study guide
    HOMEWORK:
    1. 5-A-Day
    2. A3K - Finish Thought Question
    3. Read
    4. Core 1 - finish No Red Ink Diagnostic
     
     
    TUESDAY, 10/10/17 - GUEST TEACHER
    CNN
    Library/SSR - fill out Reading Response form on Google Classroom
    No Red Ink - Join classroom and take Diagnostic test
    Watch Johnny Tremain - w/ study guide
    HOMEWORK:
    1. 5-A-Day
    2. Finish A3K - 2 articles @ 75%
    3. Read 20 min.
     
     
    MONDAY, 10/9/17
    BLACK BOX
    CNN
    Go over 5-A-Day #8
    Finish Amplify 2-5
    Watch Johnny Tremain w/study guide
    HOMEWORK:
    1. 5-A-Day
    2. Read - 75 pages minimum by tomorrow
    3. A 2-5 SOLO
     
     
    FRIDAY, 10/6/17
    Turn in 5-A-Day #7
    CNN
    Kahoot
    Amplify 2-5
    Core 1 - ccus #6
    Core 2 - Read hist. 2-3 and take notes on foldable.
    HOMEWORK:
    1.Read/A3K
    2. Core 1 - finish ccus #6
    3. Work on ISN p.6 foldable
     
     
    THURSDAY, 10/5/17
    Turn in ccus #5
    CNN
    Amplify 2-4
    history notes - ISN p.5-6 (What is a Tax - close read p.5 & Taxes and Acts Foldable p.6)
    HOMEWORK:
    1. 5-A-Day
    2. A 2-4 SOLO
    3. Finish gluing in notes to ISN pages 5-6
    4. Read/A3K
     
     
    WEDNESDAY, 10/4/17
    CNN
    A3K - ppt. "The Dean of Invention"
    Discuss history ISN
    pass back papers
    HOMEWORK:
    1. 5-A-Day
    2. A3K - finish Thought Question
    3. Read
     
     
    TUESDAY, 10/3/17
    Turn in Doodle Notes
    CNN
    Library/SSR/Reading Response Form
    Amplify 2-4
    Start 2-4 #3
    HOMEWORK:
    1. 5-A-Day
    2. Finish Amplify 2-4 #3
    3. Read/A3K - 2 articles @ 75%
     
     
    MONDAY, 10/2/17
    BLACK BOX
    CNN
    Go over 5-A-Day #7
    Core 2 - Amplify 2-3
    Work on French and Indian War Doodle Notes
    HOMEWORK:
    1. 5-A-Day
    2. Finish Doodle Notes
    3. Read/A3K
    4. Core 2 - Finish A 2-3 Solo
     
     
    FRIDAY, 9/29/17
    Turn in 5-A-Day#6, Reading Tracker & any E.C. Book Projects
    CNN
    Kahoot
    French and Indian War - ppt. and notes
    HOMEWORK:
    1. SSR/A3K
     
     
    THURSDAY, 9/28/17
    CNN
    Core 1 - Amplify 2-3
    Core 2 - ccus #4
    Work on Book Projects/A3K/SSR
    HOMEWORK:
    1. 5-A-Day
    2. SSR/Book Projects
    3. Core 1 - A2-3 Solo
        Core 2 - ccus #4
     
     
    WEDNESDAY, 9/27/17
    Turn in Solo & any late TBAS projects
    CNN
    Core 1 - CCUS #4
    Core 2 - Amplify 2-2
    HOMEWORK:
    1. 5-A-Day
    2. Finish A3K Thought Question
    3. Read/E.C. Book Project - due Friday
     
     
    TUESDAY, 9/26/17
    Turn in TBAS ppt.
    CNN
    Library/SSR/E.C. Book Project/Reading Response form (Google)
    Amplify:
    Core 1 - 2-2
    Core 2 - Review 2-1 Solo & start 2-2
    HOMEWORK:
    1. 5-A-Day
    2. Read/A3K - 2 articles @ 75% by midnight
    3. Core 1 - 2-2 Solo
        Core 2 - Make sure 2-1 Solo is complete &                         Library activity is handed in.
     
     
    MONDAY, 9/25/17
    BLACK BOX
    CNN
    5-A-Day #6
    Core 1 - finish Amplify lesson 2-1
    Work on TBAS ppt. - due tomorrow
    A3K/SSR
    HOMEWORK:
    1. 5-A-Day
    2. Read/A3K - E.C. Book Project due Friday
    3. Core 1 - Amplify 2-1 SOLO
     
     
    FRIDAY, 9/22/17
    Elections
    Turn in 5-A-Day #5
    CNN
    Amplify - 8A: 2-1 "Focus on a Moment"
    TBAS - ppt.
    HOMEWORK:
    1. Core 2 - Amplify Solo 8A: 2-1
    2. TBAS ppt.
    3. Reading 20 min.
     
     
    THURSDAY, 9/21/17
    CNN
    Introduce Amplify - New ELA program: Unit 8A Welcome Lesson 1-1
    Work on TBAS ppt. presentation
    HOMEWORK:
    1. 5-A-Day
    2. Work on TBAS ppt.
    3. Read/A3K
     
     
    WEDNESDAY, 9/20/17
    CNN
    Complete the article and start on #2
    Work on TBAS ppt.
    HOMEWORK:
    1. 5-A-Day
    2. Finish A3K
    3. Work on TBAS ppt.
    4. Read 20 min.
     
    TUESDAY, 9/19/17
    Turn in TBAS Ch.7 & Epilogue
    CNN
    Library/SSR/Fill out Reading Response form on Google
    Roots 1-3 Test
    Work on TBAS presentation
    HOMEWORK:
    1. 5-A-Day
    2. Work on presentation - due Monday
    3. Read 20 minutes - book must be finished by end of next week.
     
     
    MONDAY, 9/18/17
    Turn in Roots Study Guide & TBAS - Ch.6
    BLACK BOX
    CNN
    Go over 5-A-Day #5
    TBAS - Ch.7 & Epilogue
    Go over answers to Roots Study Guide
    HOMEWORK:
    1. 5-A-Day
    2. Finish TBAS - writing assignment
    3. Study for Roots test
    4. Read 20 min.
     
     
    FRIDAY, 9/15/17
    Turn in 5-A-Day & TBAS Ch.5 to Google Classroom
    CNN
    TBAS - Ch.6 "Emancipation"
    Finish Roots part III w/study guide
    Start on TBAS Ch.6 writing assignment
    HOMEWORK:
    1. TBAS Ch.6 writing
    2. Complete Roots study guide - due Monday
    3. Read 20 min.
     
    THURSDAY, 9/14/17
    Turn in TBAS - Ch.4 writing to Google Classroom
    CNN
    Read TBAS Ch.5
    Watch Roots part II (45 min.)
    Start TBAS Ch.5 writing assignment
    HOMEWORK:
    1. 5-A-Day - due tomorrow
    2. Finish TBAS Ch.5 writing
    3. Read 20 min.
     
     
    WEDNESDAY, 9/13/17
    Turn in any late 9/11 interviews
    CNN
    TBAS - finish Ch.4
    Achieve 3000 (A3K)
    New procedure - Level Set Test
    Work on Ch.4 writing assignment
    HOMEWORK:
    1. 5-A-Day
    2. TBAS ch. 4 writing
    3. Read 20 min.
     
    TUESDAY, 9/12/17
    Upload 9/11 Interview to Google Classroom or email or turn in hard copy to basket
    CNN
    Library/SSR/Reading Response form
    Pass back papers
    Finish Watch 9/11 video
    HOMEWORK:
    1. 5-A-Day
    2. Read 20 min.
    3. Late/Missing/Absent work
     
     
    MONDAY, 9/11/17
    Turn in late work: plantation map/picture
    CNN
    BLACK BOX
    Go over 5-A-Day #4
    Join Google Classroom
    Core 1 code: bxwwxp6
    Core 2 code: xyihnh
    Watch 9/11 video: "102 Minutes that Changed America"
    HOMEWORK:
    1. 5-A-Day
    2. Read 20 min.
    3. 9/11 Interview  - questions found here
     
     
     
    FRIDAY, 9/8/17
    Turn in TBAS Ch.3 writing
    CNN
    Core 1 - Get iPads
    Core 2 - Finish Roots II
    TBAS - Ch.4 "Resistance to Slavery - 1" Core 1 - pp.76 - 93; Core 2 pp.76 - 87
    Work on Plantation Map/Picture
    HOMEWORK:
    1. Read 20 min.
    2. Finish Plantation map/picture if not done
     
     
    THURSDAY, 9/7/17
    Turn in TBAS - Ch.2 Response
    CNN
    pass out papers
    TBAS - Ch. 3
    Roots - finish part II w/study guide
    Work on TBAS Ch.3 assignment
    HOMEWORK:
    1. 5-A-Day
    2. TBAS - Ch.3 assignment
    3. Read 20 minutes
    4. Get parent to sign up for remind and email me.
     
    WEDNESDAY, 9/6/17
    Turn in TBAS - Ch.1 question
    CNN
    TBAS - Ch.2
    Start writing ch.2 response
    Roots - part II
    HOMEWORK
    1. 5-A-Day
    2. TBAS - Ch.2 writing assignment
    3. Read 20 min.
     
    TUESDAY, 9/5/17
    Turn inn TBAS - Ch.1 writing
    CNN
    BLACK BOX
    SSR - Reading Response form
    Go over 5-A-Day #3
    Discuss TBAS - Ch.1 - Redo
    Roots - part II
    HOMEWORK:
    1. 5-A-Day
    2. Redo/Fix TBAS Ch.1 writing
    3. Read 20 min.
     
     
    MONDAY, 9/4/17 - LABOR DAY
     
     
    FRIDAY, 9/1/17
    Turn in 5-A-Day & KWL chart
    CNN
    TBAS - Ch.1
    Roots - finish part 1 w/ study guide
    HOMEWORK:
    1. Read 20 minutes
    2. Finish TBAS Ch.1 written response
     
     
    THURSDAY, 8/31/17
    Turn in Found Poem - rough draft & late maps
    CNN
    Slavery KWL chart - fill in the K & W columns
    To Be a Slave - Prologue
    Work on Found Poem revision
    Roots - part 1 00:25 - 00:50 min.
    HOMEWORK:
    1. 5-A-Day
    2. Read 20 min.
    3. work on found poem revision
     
     
    WEDNESDAY, 8/30/17
    Turn in 13 Colonies Map, highlighted "Middle Passage", & late work: story revision
    CNN
    Peer Critique of picture story
    Start "Middle Passage" found poem rough draft
    Start Roots part I w/study guide
    HOMEWORK:
    1. 5-A-Day
    2. "Middle Passage" found poem - rough draft
    3. Read 20 minutes
     
     
    TUESDAY, 8/29/17
    Turn in: typed revision of picture story, ccus #3, Movie permission slip,
    Late Auto-Bio Island
    SSR - 30 min. - Fill out Reading Response Form
    Read "The Middle Passage"
    CNN
    13 Colonies Map
    HOMEWORK:
    1. 5-A-Day
    2. Finish 13 Colonies Map
    3. Highlight "The Middle Passage"
    4. Late work - Finish Revision
     
     
    MONDAY, 8/28/17
    Turn in Auto Bio Island
    BLACK BOX
    Go over 5-A-Day week #2
    Work on Picture Story - make additions to rough draft and start typing first revision
    CNN
    ccus #3
    Core 1 - start on 13 colonies map (will finish tomorrow in class)
    HOMEWORK:
    1. 5-A-Day
    2. Finish typing story revision
    3. Read 20 min.
     
    FRIDAY, 8/25/17
    Check story rough draft, turn in permission slip, parent letter, etc.
    Work on revising rough draft of picture story.
    CNN
    CCUS #2 - turn in
    Work on Auto Bio Island - due Monday
    HOMEWORK:
    1. Finish Auto Bio Island
    2. Read 20 min.
    3. Finish rough draft for late grade if you didn't have it today.
     
     
    THURSDAY, 8/24/17
    Turn in movie permission slip, parent letter, late work.
    5-A-Day - Turn in
    Grammar pretest
    Start picture story
    work on Auto-Bio Island
    HOMEWORK:
    1. Read 20 minutes
    2. Get at least one page of picture story done.
    3. Work on Auto Bio Island - due Monday
     
     
    WEDNESDAY, 8/23/17
    Turn in ccus #1 & parent letter
    Fill out and turn in Reading Intake Form
    Pass out Reading Tracker, Bathroom Passes, and movie permission slip
    5-A-Day
    CNN
    Auto Bio Island
    HOMEWORK:
    1. Get movie permission slip signed
    2. Read - 20 minutes
    3. Work on Auto-Bio Island - due Monday
     
    Tuesday, 8/22/17
    Collect parent letter
    5-A-Day
    Discuss library, A3K, and Reading
    CNN
    Crash Course - Episode 1
    Work on Auto Bio Island - rough draft
    HOMEWORK:
    1. Get parent forms signed
    2. CCUS - 1
    3. Auto Bio Island - rough draft
     
    Monday, 8/21/17
    Welcome
    Class procedures & expectations
    Parent Letter
    Black Box
    5-A-Day
    CNN
    Auto-Bio Island
    HOMEWORK:
    1. Get parent letter signed
    2. Finish 5-A-Day (Monday)
    3. Start brainstorming Auto-Bio Island
     
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