Week of March 23-27
Welcome to week 2 of online school. As always, feel free to contact me with questions or concerns at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Junior high students will need to check the blogs of ALL of their teachers. Also, please remember to check daily for any updates. It would be a good idea to print out the blogs and write all work in your planner on the correct day. This will help you to stay organized. Please refer to last week's post for instructions regarding using homework passes. Do not begin IXL minutes or recommendations for this week before Monday, March 23.. All assignments/ recommendations are due on the next school day at 8:00AM...just as they are during regular school. In addition to completing IXL recommendations, please remember to finish your IXL minutes by Friday 8:00AM...just like during regular school. All google classroom assignments will post at 8:00am daily. You can check the google classroom after 8:00am and do the assignments at any time you wish. They must be turned in by 8:00AM the next day, unless otherwise stated. If no work is done on a particular day, the student will be marked absent for that day. Keep going...you're doing a great job! Looking forward to seeing your smiling faces this week on our ZOOM meetings!
6th grade religion:
I will list regular religion assignments as well as Lent calendar assignments. Remember you will need to complete a total of 25 activities on the calendar by the end of Lent. Remember to pray!!!
Lent calendar: make a thank you card for Mario at school. Please email me a picture of it. Put it in your turn-in folder
regular assignment: Watch the short video on Saint Corona on google classroom and answer the questions.
Lent calendar: pray for 15 minutes and email to let me know that you did this
regular assignment: none. This was our week of half days, and you would not have had religion class today.
Lent calendar: Research who is the other saint of pandemics (not mentioned in Monday's video). Email me the answer
"We are the World" was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie in 1985 for Africa. Then it was recorded 25 years later in 2010 for Haiti. Why are the lyrics relevant today? How do they apply to the situation the world is in today with the Coronavirus? Go to Google classroom, find the assignment, listen to the song, and write your answers in complete sentences. At least 3 sentences.
Lent calendar: Take out the garbage at home. Have your parents email me.
regular assignment: Go go google classroom. There is a link to read the Gospel. Please respond on google classroom by giving me at least 3 sentences telling me what the Gospel is about. Remember, no one's answer should be exactly the same as anyone else's answer. Let's remember to be honest in our work.
Lent calendar: Pray for the homeless. Email to let me know you did this.
No regular assignment...you can have "song practice" at home if you would like.
Lent Calendar: Fast from technology today. Email to tell me what you did today, instead of using devices.
Language Arts 6th grade
You will need 2.5 hours or 150 minutes this week. You may do 15 extra minutes for extra credit.
Be sure to silent read 20 minutes per day.
Those who will be attending the speech festival, please be sure to practice your speeches, so that your speech is memorized when we return to school. Go through your speech and underline areas where you can add hand motions or use voice inflection.
due to half days, you would not have had English today
You will need 2.5 hours or 150 minutes this week
reading--prepare for your book test tomorrow. Think about what your 3 reasons will be. Look in your book for examples of each reason. You may want to right them down to make your test easier tomorrow. The test will be on google classroom tomorrow.
Tuesday-ZOOM meeting 10:00 - 10:30am. Look for an invite in your email. It's a superhero meeting! Dress like a superhero or wear your favorite superhero shirt. We need lots of superheroes fighting this virus! Let's also honor the many superheroes today: doctors, nurses, all medical workers, first responders, grocery store workers, food delivery drivers, and other essential personnel. We will touch base, discuss any questions or concerns, and pray for the "superheroes" of this pandemic.
vocabulary: Go to vocabularyworkshop.com, click on level A book, unit 11, test your vocabulary (just like we do in class). Play until you are happy with your score. Remember 20,000 is an A. Scores 21,000 and higher earn extra credit. Screenshot your score and attach it to a document in google classroom. You will find the assignment there.
Reading: Book test on google classroom
words with sub-
Is the sentence declarative, interrogative, imperative, or exclamatory?
Match the quotations with their themes...you only need a smartscore of 85 on this one
Thursday-On google classroom you will have an assignment that will lead you to quizizz where you will review what you practiced on IXL yesterday. You may take the quizizz twice. Scores will automatically be sent to me.
IXL minutes due tomorrow at 8:00AM
You would not have had reading period today due to half days.
Friday-We will have a ZOOM meeting today 10:00-10:30. Look for an invite in your email. This will be to update diagnostics and try to earn a "virtual homework pass." I will keep track of who earns them, and you can just email to let me know when you would like to use them. If you would like, you can update diagnostics before the meeting. At the ZOOM you can check with me to see if you showed enough growth to earn a homework pass. If not, you can log on to IXL update more, and I can keep checking your scores until 10:30am. Who doesn't like a virtual homework pass??? Show your smiling face, say hi, and get a chance at earning a homework pass. Happy Friday! You've worked hard this week...this will be your only language arts work today!
8th grade language arts
Please do not begin recommendations or IXL minutes for this week until Monday, March 23; otherwise they will not count in your grade. Recommendations are due the following day at 8:00AM, just as when we are in school. Even if you finish your recommendations, please remember to complete your minutes by Friday 8:00AM, just like during regular school. Please see last week's post for instructions regarding using homework passes. You will need 2.5 hours or 150 minutes this week. You may do 15 extra minutes for extra credit.
Those wishing to try-out for the speech festival, please practice your speeches, so that you are ready to try-out in front of the class when we return to school.
Monday-Please make corrections on your "Who Am I" writing on google classroom. It was returned to you last week, and several of you have already made corrections.
Vocabulary recommendation: Words with ful-
Work on other recommendations to get minutes.
Reading: Define the 10 To Kill a Mockingbird characters (on google classroom). Remember your answers should not be exactly like anyone else's answers. Let's remember to be honest with our work.
Tuesday- In your vocab. book, find unit 12. On google classroom, write 10 sentences. You can choose any 10 words from unit 12. Write one sentence using each of the words. Each sentence should be at least 7 words long. Remember capitalization and punctuation.
IXL recommendation-identify the complete subject and complete predicate of a sentence. Be sure to do the 8th grade level recommendation.
Reading: define more To Kill a Mockingbird characters...google classroom
Wednesday- Lucky you! No language arts today. This would have been the week of half days, I would not have had you for this cycle.
Thursday-8th grade book writing on google classroom
IXL minutes due tomorrow at 8:00AM
Reading: Answer the TKAM essay question on google classroom
Friday--We will have a ZOOM meeting today 11:30-noon. Look for an invite in your email.This will be to update diagnostics and try to earn a "virtual homework pass." I will keep track of who earns them, and you can just email to let me know when you would like to use them. If you would like, you can update diagnostics before the meeting. At the ZOOM you can check with me to see if you showed enough growth to earn a homework pass. If not, you can log on to IXL to update more, and I can keep checking your scores until noon. Who doesn't like a virtual homework pass??? Show your smiling face, say hi, and get a chance at earning a homework pass. Happy Friday! You've worked hard this week. This will be your only language arts work today.
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