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To all parents of grade 8 students!!!

Dates To Remember:
HIGH SCHOOL CHOICE FORMS ARE DUE JANUARY 5, 2018

CLASS TRIP PAYMENT $112 DUE BY FEBRUARY 15

REGISTRATION FORMS FOR WOODSTOCK ACADEMY DUE BY FRIDAY, MARCH 2

Progress Reports Issued: Q3: 3/8, Q4: 5/18

Report Cards Issued: Q2: 3/2, Q3: 4/13 Q4: mailed home after last day



Link to On-Line Math grade 8 textbook:

Website: my.hrw.com
User Name: 8bmsmath8
Password: 8BMS8


Link to Mr. Bejma's Science Schoology Website:

Click on the link Science on any given days assignments and you will go to the Schoology Website. Next, click "Login", then Select "Student". Your Username is: parentslogin@brooklynschools.org (note do not click on this html, it is not a link) and the Password is: 12345. In the pulldown menu select "Courses" and go to Mr. B's Eppur is muove course. You then can access the site.



Link to Mrs. Baribeau's Reading Class' Scope Magazine Articles:
Website: www.scope.scholastic.com
Password: bobcatsinB7



Link to Scholastic Book Clubs Online Ordering:

Website: scholastic.com/readingclub
Password: H8YHT








Friday, March 9, 2018
Language Arts:
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Algebra:
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Math:
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History
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Spanish:
In class -
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Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Thursday, March 8, 2018
Language Arts:
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Algebra:
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Math:
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History
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Spanish:
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Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Language Arts:
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Math:
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History
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Spanish:
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Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
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Algebra:
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Math:
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History
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Spanish:
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Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Monday, March 5, 2018
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Algebra:
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Math:
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History
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Spanish:
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Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Friday, March 2, 2018
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Algebra:
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Math:
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History
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Spanish:
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Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Thursday, March 1, 2018
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Algebra:
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History
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Spanish:
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Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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History
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Spanish:
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Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
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History
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Spanish:
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Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Monday, February 26, 2018
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Algebra:
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Math:
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History
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Spanish:
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Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Friday, February 23, 2018
Language Arts:
In class - Discuss chp. 10-11 of Lyddie. Begin chp. 12.
Homework - none

Algebra:
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Math:
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History
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Spanish:
In class - Continued working with the numbers.
Homework - Complete both sides of the worksheet and begin studying for the number test on Tuesday. Use the quizlet to help study.
https://quizlet.com/163099543/flashcards

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Thursday, February 22, 2018
Language Arts:
In class - Discuss chp. 9 of Lyddie. Read and answer questions for chp 10-11.
Homework - none (If you did not hand in your outline today, it must be handed in tomorrow.)

Algebra:
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Math:
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History
In class - Pros and Cons of Industrialization Activity.
Homework - Read Mill Workers on pp 388-389 and complete Analyze Literature (one paragraph). See Tuesday's post for text.

Spanish:
In class - Continued filling out the number chart and practice saying the numbers in Spanish.
Homework - Fill in the numbers that we did not complete in class and also do note cards on the bases of 100's up to 1,000. Also do 10,000; 100,000 and 1,000,000

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Language Arts:
In class - Research and outlines.
Homework - Finish research and outline if not already completed.

Algebra:
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Math:
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History
In class -The North Transformed Read Ch. 11, S 2 and complete the papers given to you in class.
Homework - Finish above if you didn't finish in class. Text can be found at:
https://sakidsmoody.wikispaces.com/file/view/ch+11+sec+2.pdf


Spanish:
In class - Continued working with the numbers.
Homework - Fill in your number chart up to 299. Do note cards for the bases of tens, 100 & 200.

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Tuesday, February 20, 2018 No School

Language Arts:
In class - How to create an outline (process and example)
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Algebra:
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Math:
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History
In class -Chapter 11, S. 1. Read and complete the note guide. Here is the text:
http://www.washougal.k12.wa.us/teacher/scott.boothby/Ch%2011%20Sec.%201%20The%20Industrial%20Revolution%20Textbook.pdf

Homework - Vocabulary Assignment from Chapter 11, S. 1

Spanish:
In class - Began Spanish numbers.
Homework - Complete notecards for 0-20; a note card for a number within the twenties; and 30 plus a note card for a number within the 30's.

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Monday, February 19, 2018 No School

Friday, February 16, 2018
Language Arts:
In class - Review editing and revision problems from interim assessment; read and answer questions for chp. 10-11 in Lyddie.
Homework - none

Algebra:
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Math:
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History
In class - Factors of Industrialization (see Chart ISN p. 211)
Homework -None unless chart was not finished in class

Spanish:
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Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Thursday, February 15, 2018
Language Arts:
In class - Finish reading chp. 9 and answer questions with partners.
Homework - Worksheet - topic sentences

Algebra:
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Math:
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History
In class - Intro to Industrial Revolution: Statistics Activity.
Homework - None

Spanish:
In class - Continued practicing writing and reciting the pledge in Spanish.
Homework - Write out the pledge 5X's and practice reciting the pledge. We will present and write the pledge tomorrow.

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Language Arts:
In class - Continue research on computers in class.
Homework - none

Algebra:
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Math:
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History
In class - Andrew Jackson Assessment: 1) Plaque and Wanted Poster 2) Paragraph
Homework - Finish if you didn't finish in class3


Spanish:
In class - Practiced reciting and writing the pledge in Spanish.
Homework - Write the pledge 5 X's and memorize the last 3 lines

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Language Arts:
In class - Read chp. 9 and watch video about life in the Lowell mills.
Homework - Finish note cards for first article for research paper.

Algebra:
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Math:
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History
In class - Andrew Jackson and Indian Removal. Complete ISN Activity (see 205-207). Begin Final Assessment activity.
Homework - Continue working on Final Assessment Activity.

Spanish:
In class - Corrected the quiz from yesterday. Begun memorizing the Pledge of Allegiance in Spanish.
Homework - memorize the 1st 2 lines and write out the Pledge 3 X's. Oral and written assessment will be on Friday.

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Monday, February 12, 2018
Language Arts:
In class - Read chp. 8 in Lyddie, and fill out like/dislike worksheet.
Homework - For research paper - find one article (you will need 3), record it as a source in Noodletools, and create note cards for the facts you will use in your paper (by Wednesday).

Algebra:
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Math:
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History
In class -Andrew Jackson & Indian Removal. Read Section 4 in Text (starts on p. 355). Begin ISN Activity (see 205-207)
Homework - Complete the last dialogue (Indian Removal).


Spanish:
In class - Took a quiz on the list of phrases.
Homework - Continue practicing, continue reviewing.

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Friday, February 9, 2018
Language Arts:
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Math:
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History
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Spanish:
In class - Finish the list of phrases
Homework - Study the list of phrases, quiz will be on Monday.

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Thursday, February 8, 2018
Language Arts:
In class - Discuss chp. 5-6 and read chp. 7 of Lyddie.
Homework - Paragraph on Lyddie's decision to work in the Lowell mills (follow directions on assignment sheet).

Algebra:
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Math:
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History
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Reading:
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Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
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Algebra:
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History
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Reading:
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Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Language Arts:
In class - Notes on chp. 4 of Lyddie; read chp. 5-6.
Homework - Chp. 5-6 questions

Algebra:
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Math:
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History
In class - Andrew Jackson: Inauguration and early days in the White House: See ISN packet
Homework - ISN p. 200

Reading:
In class - Took the Question quiz and continued with the list of phrases.
Homework - Practica, practica, practica (practice, practice, practice)

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Monday, February 5, 2018
Language Arts:
In class - Interim Assessment on editing and revision
Homework - none

Algebra:
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Math:
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History
In class - Andrew Jackson's road to the Presidency: See notes in ISN
Homework - ISN p. 199 for period A, Dialogue #1 for Periods D,E,G, and H.

Spanish:
In class - Took a pretest; starting filling out the list of Spanish phrases.
Homework - Study the question words and study for the quiz tomorrow. Use the quizlet to help study,
https://quizlet.com/186474380/flashcards

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Friday, February 2, 2018
Language Arts:
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Algebra:
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Math:
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History
In class - Andrew Jackson and the Growth of American Democracy Intro. See notes in ISN.
Homework - None

Reading:
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Homework -

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Thursday, February 1, 2018
Language Arts:
In class - Notes on plagiarism; read and complete worksheet for chp. 3 of Lyddie; IXL practice - recognizing plagiarism.
Homework - Write a one paragraph summary of chp. 1-3 of Lyddie using plot points from chapter worksheets.

Algebra:
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Math:
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History
In class - Missouri Compromise Group Quiz
Homework -

Spanish:
In class - Selected Spanish names and practice speaking....
Homework - Complete note cards on the "question words." Quiz will be on Tuesday.

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Language Arts:
In class - Quiz on commas. Discuss chapters 1 and 2 of Lyddie. Brainstorm ideas for informational essay.
Homework - Develop a research question for informational essay.

Algebra:
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Math:
In class - Missouri Compromise Map Activity (Pair work, ISN 191-192)
Homework - Missouri Compromise see ISN 190
Reminder: Class Trip Payment #1 is due by February 15: $112.00.

History
In class - Monroe Doctrine Group Quiz. Missouri Compromise Activity (see pp. 186-190 in ISN)
Homework -Complete 188-189 in ISN

Reading:
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Homework -

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
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Math:
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History
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Reading:
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Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Monday, January 29, 2018
Language Arts:
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Algebra:
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Math:
In class -Monroe Doctrine Map Activity
Homework -Finish for homework.

History
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Reading:
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Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Friday, January 26, 2018
Language Arts:
In class - Finish reading chp. 1 in Lyddie; complete notes and questions on chp. 1.
Homework - none

Algebra:
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Math:
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History
In class - Monroe Doctrine Picture Investigation Activity
Homework - None

Reading:
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Homework -

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Thursday, January 25, 2018
Language Arts:
In class - Finish comma notes; begin reading Lyddie
Homework - Worksheet - Commas with Interrupters #2

Algebra:
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Math:
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History
In class - Final vocab test and visit the library to check out books
Homework - None....Spanish starts on Monday for most, Best of luck!

Reading:
In class - We corrected Vocabulary L 28 together and worked on a review for the last vocab test tomorrow
Homework - Finish double-sided review sheet if not already done in class.
Test on lessons 27 & 28 on tomorrow. FYI there will be a huge bonus section of the test that has words from the two lessons in the book we didn't get to (lessons 29 &30). Familiarize yourself with these words for extra credit on the test.

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Language Arts:
In class - Notes on commas (rule #9); complete summaries, peer edit, and hand in.
Homework - Worksheet - Commas with Interrupters

Algebra:
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Math:
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History
In class -War of 1812 Map Activity and Notetaking Guide
Homework - Finish what was not completed in class.
Here is the text for Chapter 9, S. 4:
https://hastworldhistory9thgrade.wikispaces.com/file/view/Ch.+9+Sec.+4+War+of+1812.pdf
Reading:
In class - We read play together and discussed
Homework - Vocabulary lesson 28 due tomorrow

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Language Arts:
In class - Summarizing text, practice and notes on commas
Homework - none

Algebra:
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Math:
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History
In class - We completed notes from powerpoint on the War of 1812. Period E completed a map and a note-guide from text instead because of Math midterm.
Homework - None

Reading:
In class - We took the STAR reading assessment today
Homework - Vocabulary lesson 28 due Thursday. Test on lessons 27 & 28 on Friday. FYI there will be a huge bonus section of the test that has words from the two lessons in the book we didn't get to (lessons 29 &30). Familiarize yourself with these words for extra credit on the test.

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Monday, January 22, 2018
Language Arts:
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Algebra:
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Math:
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History
In class - War of 1812. Regional Map activity and begin powerpoint notes.
Homework - Complete the map if you didn't finish in class.
*REMEMBER, NOTEBOOKS ARE DUE FOR GRADING

Reading:
In class - We introduced new words from Vocabulary lesson 28. Watched introductory video about the civil rights movement in California for Mexican Americans in the 1940's and student read Scope play " The Fight for What's Right"
Homework - 1) Vocabulary lesson 28 due Thursday 2) Complete worksheet questions 1-8 for Scope play if not already done in class

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)




Friday, January 19, 2018
Language Arts:
In class - Comma rules 5 & 6; read Newsela article and take notes to use for summary.
Homework - none

Algebra:
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Math:
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History
In class -War of 1812 Cast Your Vote Activity - Finished.
Homework - James Madison's War Message (ISN). Answer 5 questions in complete sentences.


Reading:
In class - We went over and corrected vocabulary lesson 27 together and had some SSR time
Homework - NONE

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - New Schedule Starts Today
Language Arts:
In class - Notes on commas with dependent clauses; review of verbs and summarizing text
Homework - Worksheet on commas with complex sentences

Algebra:
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Math:
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History
In class - WAR OF 1812: CAST YOUR VOTE ACTIVITY
Homework - Complete graphic organizer in ISN.

Reading:
In class - We introduced new words from Vocabulary lesson 27 and worked on the lesson during class
Homework - 1) Vocabulary lesson 27 due tomorrow if not already completed in class
2) Bring SSR book to tomorrow's class

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 : SNOW DAY
Language Arts:
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Algebra:
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Math:
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History
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Reading:
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Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - Professional Development - No School

Monday, January 15, 2018 - MLK Jr. Day - No School


Friday, January 12, 2018 - Reading Day
Language Arts:
In class - Comma quiz; read independently
Homework - none

Algebra:
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Math:
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History
In class - Finish study of Lewis and Clark
Homework - Written Response Paragraph is due next Wednesday.
Reminder that your class trip form and deposit is due by next Wednesday.

Reading:
In class - Turned in book reports, took Vocab test on L 25 & 26, SSR
Homework - None, Enjoy the long weekend!

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Thursday, January 11, 2018
Language Arts:
In class - Review of commas, practice using IXL
Homework - Study for comma quiz tomorrow; bring a book for tomorrow's Reading Day.

Algebra:
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Math:
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History
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Reading:
In class - We had laptops to type book reports
Homework - 1) Book reports due tomorrow
2) Vocab review sheet for lessons 25 & 26, test tomorrow

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Language Arts:
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Math:
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History
In class - Lewis and Clark Expedition 1) Supplies for the Expedition Activity (ISN), 2) begin National Geographic Film.
Homework - None

Reading:
In class - We looked at resume exemplars for the book report and used class time to work on reports
Homework - 1) Vocabulary lesson 26 due Thursday
2) Book report due Friday


Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Language Arts:
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Algebra:
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Math:
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History
In class - Intro to Lewis and Clark Expedition: Examine Jefferson's letter to Lewis regarding the goals of the expedition. See graphic organizer.
Homework - Gathering Supplies activity in ISN.

Reading:
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Homework -

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Monday, January 8, 2018
Language Arts:
In class - Continue reading "To Build a Fire."
Homework - Vocab crossword puzzle (quiz Wednesday)

Algebra:
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Math:
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History
http://www.lewisandclarkexhibit.org/4_0_0/page_4_1_0_0.html
In class - Louisiana News Article Assignment
Homework - Finish article for homework.
Remember to bring in your deposit for class trip by next Friday!

Reading:
In class - We corrected Vocabulary lesson 25 together and introduced new words for lesson 26
Homework - 1) Book report due Friday 1/12
2) Vocab lesson 26 due Thursday

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Friday, January 5, 2018 - SNOW DAY
Language Arts:
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Algebra:
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Math:
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History
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Reading:
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Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Thursday, January 4, 2018 - SNOW DAY
Language Arts:
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Algebra:
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Math:
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History
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Reading:
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Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Language Arts:
In class - Notes on commas and practice using commas correctly, vocabulary practice activity, continue reading "To Build a Fire."
Homework - Write a paragraph using all ten vocabulary words correctly. Underline or highlight vocab words.

Algebra:
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Math:
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History
In class -Louisiana Purchase Map and group activity.
Homework - Finish Alpha Box to prepare for summary.

Reading:
In class - We reviewed the 5 types of test structure and practiced identifying them using Scope article "Escape from Alcatraz". Next we watched Mythbusters' mini-myth video on plausibility of Escape from Alcatraz, finally we completed a graphic organizer "Did They Make it It?"
Homework - 1) Vocab lesson 25 due Thursday
2) Complete "Did They Make It?" graphic organizer if not already done in class

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Language Arts:
In class - Notes on commas, vocab words for "To Build a Fire" (quiz Friday), begin reading "To Build a Fire"
Homework - Worksheet - Commas in Compound Sentences

Algebra:
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Math:
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History
In class - We read a 3-Act Play about the Louisiana Purchase.
Homework - Read and highlight article and complete the crossword on back.

Reading:
In class - We looked at lesson 25 Vocab words, read Scope article "Escape from Alcatraz" and an practiced writing objective summaries
Homework - Vocab lesson 25 due Thursday

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Friday, December 22, 2017- Q2 Progress Reports issued today
Language Arts:
In class -
Homework -

Algebra:
In class -
Homework -

Math:
In class -
Homework -

History
In class -
Homework - .

Reading:
In class -
Homework -

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Thursday, December 21, 2017
Language Arts:
In class -
Homework -

Algebra:
In class -
Homework -

Math:
In class -
Homework -

History
In class -
Homework - .

Reading:
In class - We reviewed vocab lesson 24 and started the review sheet for the vocab test on L 23 & 24, test tomorrow
Homework - 1) Vocab review sheet
2) bring a book

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Finish book brochures; write an informational essay about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Homework - none

Algebra:
In class - Review
Homework - study for unit test tomorrow

Math:
In class - Similar (Right?) Triangles
Homework - finish for hw, quiz tomorrow

History
In class -
Homework - .

Reading:
In class - finish reading "A Christmas Carol" and compare/contrast dynamic characters of Grinch and Ebenezer Scrooge
Homework - Vocab 24 due tomorrow

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Finish reading the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and answer questions about it.
Homework - none

Algebra:
In class -
Homework -

Math:
In class -
Homework -

History

In class -
Homework - .

Reading:
In class - continued reading A Christmas Carol
Homework - Vocabulary lesson 24 due Thursday

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Monday, December 18, 2017
Language Arts:
In class -
Homework -

Algebra: UNIT TEST THURSDAY
In class - A: Absolute Value Equations; D: Station Review
Homework - A: finish #1-12 on back; D: none

Math: QUIZ THURSDAY
In class - Similar Triangles, Transformations
Homework - H: finish Translations

History
In class -Historical Head Activity
Homework -Finish for homework. If you need the text, see last Friday's posting.

Reading:
In class - Introduced vocab words for lesson 24, began reading Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
Homework - Vocab lesson 24 due Thursday, test on L 23 & 24 on Friday

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Friday, December 15, 2017 (Grades close for Q2 Progress Reports today)

Language Arts:
In class - Work on book projects - brochures.
Homework - none

Algebra:
In class -
Homework -

Math:
In class -
Homework -

History
In class - Historical Head Activity. Here is the text:
https://hastworldhistory9thgrade.wikispaces.com/file/view/Ch.8+Sec.4+The+Presidency+of+John+Adams.pdf
Homework - .

Reading:
In class - SSR, remember historical fiction book reports are due January 12
Homework - None, have a good weekend

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Thursday, December 14, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Retake on verb quiz; continue reading and discussing Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Homework - none (Period G - be ready for final book group meeting and hand in book group folders.)

Algebra:
In class - A: Compound Inequalities; D: Absolute Value Inequalities, QUIZ TOMORROW
Homework - none

Math:
In class - Similar Triangles
Homework - H: chorus students start f&b of first page (will continue in class tomorrow)

History
In class -
Homework - .

Reading:
In class - We corrected Vocab L 23 together and worked on Google classroom essay- due tomorrow
Homework - 1) Complete and submit Scope essay on google classroom if not done already
2) Bring SSR book to class tomorrow

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Final book group meeting (on Friday for period G). Hand in journals. Begin group project - book brochure.
Homework - Review notes for retake of verb quiz.

Algebra:
In class - SBAC Interim
Homework - D: finish Absolute Value WS

Math:
In class - SBAC Interim
Homework - none (or finish hw from last night)

History
In class -
Homework - .

Reading:
In class - We worked on Google classroom essay- due Friday
Homework - Vocab lesson 23 due Thursday

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Go over verb quizzes (retake on Thursday for anyone who would like to improve their grade). Informational text: begin reading the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Homework - Read and prepare for Wednesday's book group meeting. Make sure folders are complete. They will be handed in after tomorrow's meeting (Friday's meeting for period G only).

Algebra:
In class - A: Multi-Step Inequalities; D: Solving Absolute Value Equations
Homework - A: finish front and last 4 on back; D: finish today's worksheet and #7-12 on yesterday's

Math:
In class - More About Similar Triangles
Homework - finish classwork

History
In class - Critical Decisions of George Washington Review Game
Homework - Study for Quiz. Here are the book sections:
https://hastworldhistory9thgrade.wikispaces.com/file/view/Ch+8+Section+1+Washington+Takes+Office+.pdf
https://hastworldhistory9thgrade.wikispaces.com/file/view/Ch.8+Sec.2+The+Birth+of+Political+Parties.pdf
https://hastworldhistory9thgrade.wikispaces.com/file/view/Ch.8+Sec.3+Troubles+at+Home+and+Abroad+.pdf

Reading:
In class - We reviewed the characteristics of the Science Fiction genre, discussed essay topic we'll be working on tomorrow and completed pre-writing worksheet.
Homework - 1) Vocab lesson 23 due Thursday
2) Complete pre-writing worksheet "What do they Believe" if not already done in class

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Monday, December 11, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Book group meeting #9 (#8 for period G); begin planning book project - brochure.
Homework - Read and prepare for Wednesday's book group meeting.

Algebra:
In class - A: Translating Phrases, Two-Step Inequalities; D: Absolute Value Equations
Homework - A: #1-20; D: back #1-6

Math:
In class - More About Similar Triangles
Homework - H: finish #2

History
In class -Washington's Farewell Address (See ISN)
Homework -Finish Class Activity. Quiz on Wednesday. Remember to look at the study guide given to you last week.


Reading:
In class - Vocabulary words from lesson 23 were introduced. We examined characteristics of Science Fiction genre, read Scope story "What We Saw" and worked on Science fiction graphic organizer
Homework - 1) Vocabulary lesson 23 due Thursday
2) Complete graphic organizer if not already done in class

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Friday, December 8, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Quiz - identifying verbs; book group meeting.
Homework - Read and prepare for Monday's book group meeting.

Algebra:
In class - A: Classification of Solutions; D: Compound Inequalities
Homework - A: finish #4-10; D: none

Math:
In class - Quiz, AA Similarity
Homework - E/G: finish classwork; H: none

History
In class -
Homework - .

Reading:
In class - Test on lesson 21 & 22, choose book report book, SSR
Homework - Keep reading! Book report due January 12

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Thursday, December 7, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Review verbs for tomorrow's quiz; finish alphaboxes and article summaries.
Homework - Study for quiz/prepare for book group.

Algebra:
In class - A: Fractions, Two-Step Word Problems; D: Multi-Step Inequalities
Homework - A: finish front of word problems; D: finish classwork

Math:
In class - I Can Group Activity
Homework - study for quiz tomorrow

History
In class -
Homework - .

Reading:
In class - We corrected vocab lesson 22 together and read play aloud
Homework - 1) Complete vocab review sheet for lessons 21 & 22, test tomorrow.
2) Book for historical fiction book report must be selected by tomorrow

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Worksheet on verbs; book group meeting; use alphaboxes to write a summary of the article "Understanding the Rights of Children."
Homework - Read and prepare for Friday's book group meeting.

Algebra:
In class - A: Solving Equations Involving Fractions; D: Translating Phrases, Two-Step Inequalities
Homework - A: fractions #1-6, 10-12; D: finish #1-16

Math:
In class - I Can Group Activity
Homework - none, QUIZ FRIDAY

History
In class - The Whiskey Rebellion Activity
Homework - None. Study Guide for upcoming quiz was given to students in periods D-H. Quiz will most likely be next Monday.

Reading:
In class - Worked on Central Ideas and finding supporting details with The Shattered Sky
Homework - 1) Vocabulary lesson 22 due tomorrow
2) Read Scope play "Beware the Thunder- Rip Van Winkle Story" and complete questions #1-8 on worksheet

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Identifying action, linking, and helping verbs; use Alphaboxes to identify keep points for summary of article "Understanding the Rights of Children."
Homework - Read and prepare written work for tomorrow's book group meeting.

Algebra:
In class - A: quiz, Triangles and Parallel Lines; D: Classification of Solutions
Homework - A: finish triangle page; D: finish classwork

Math:
In class - Angle Sum of a Triangle
Homework - E: finish p. 32; G/H: finish p. 29-32

History
In class - The New Republic: Washington's Presidency. 1) Cabinet Battle #1 Analysis from Hamilton Musical, 2) Note on emergence of Political Parties, 3) Begin Whiskey Rebellion Activity
Homework - Political Party Assignment (see ISN 117)

Reading:
In class - We read Scope article The Shattered Sky and worked on our READ, THINK, EXPLAIN packets
Homework - 1) finish READ, THINK, EXPLAIN packet if not already done in class
2) Vocab lesson 22 due Thursday

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Monday, December 4, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Book group meeting
Homework -

Algebra:
In class -
Homework -

Math:
In class -
Homework -

History
In class -Hamilton's Financial Plan Activity (106-114 ISN)
Homework - Complete last page of class activity.

Reading:
In class - Introduced Vocabulary lesson 22 words, got new scope magazines and introduced next non-fiction article we'll be working with: The Shattered Sky about the 1917 Explosion in Halifax Harbor
Homework - Vocab Lesson 22 due Thursday, complete first page ("Before Reading" section) on your packet on The Shattered Sky

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)



Friday, December 1, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Paragraph on conflict; book group meeting #5
Homework - Read and prepare assigned role sheet for meeting #6 on Monday.

Algebra:
In class - A: Solving Multi-Step Equations; D: Two-Step Equation Word Problems
Homework - A: finish front of ws; D: none

Math:
In class - Parallel Lines and Transversals
Homework - E: finish note example; G: finish #25-28; H: none

History
In class -
Homework - .

Reading:
In class - SSR with reading logs
Homework - Remember that books need to be selected for the historical fiction book report by next Friday 12/8. The book report is due 1/12

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - Parent Teacher Conferences (Early Dismissal)
Language Arts:
In class - Review and practice linking verbs.
Homework - Read and prepare assigned role sheet for meeting #5 on Friday.

Algebra:
In class - A: Solving Multi-Step Equations; D: Two-Step Equation Work Problems
Homework - A: finish through #20; D: finish front

Math:
In class - Parallel Lines and Transversals
Homework - E/G: finish through #24; H: finish page

History
In class -
Homework - .

Reading:
In class - We visited the book fair (except period A- which will visit tomorrow) and we corrected Vocab Lesson 21
Homework - Bring SSR Book to class tomorrow

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - Parent Teacher Conferences
Language Arts:
In class - Identifying action, linking, and helping verbs; book group meeting #4 (P. G - summarizing nonfiction text - alphaboxes)
Homework - Read and prepare assigned role sheet for meeting #5 on Friday.

Algebra:
In class - A: Combine Like Terms & Distributive Property, Solving Multi-Step Equations; D: Solving Multi-Step Equations
Homework - A: finish #1-10; D: finish p.10-11

Math:
In class - Parallel Lines and Transversals
Homework - E/G: #1-18; H: #1-22

History
In class - Group Test based on Three Branches, Separation of Powers, and Checks and Balances
Homework - None for D,E, G H. Period A See yesterday's post.

Reading:
In class - We read "Girl in the Lavender Dress", completed our Foreshadowing/Inferencing graphic organizer and began comprehension test
Homework - Lesson 21 vocabulary & skill feature (pages 139&140) due tomorrow

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - STAR reading assessment, worksheet on linking verbs
Homework - Prepare for book group meeting #4. (P. G meeting #4 will be Thursday)

Algebra:
In class - A: Writing Equations Using Symbols; D: Solving Multi-Step Equations
Homework - A: finish ws; D: finish through #20

Math:
In class - Notes: Parallel Lines, Angle Relationships
Homework - finish classwork

History
In class - Superhero Activity on Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances
Homework - Reading Informational Text and Graphical Analysis (Pick any three from each and answer on back or on separate paper in complete sentences.

Reading:
In class - We read "Woman in the Snow" and analyzed foreshadowing and inferencing techniques with that text
Homework - Lesson 21 vocabulary & skill feature (pages 139&140) due on Thursday

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Monday, November 27, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Identifying action, linking, and helping verbs. Book group meeting #3.
Homework - Prepare for book group meeting #4.

Algebra:
In class - A: Parts of and Equation/Translate Algebraic Expressions; D: Combine Like Terms & Distributive Property
Homework - A: finish p.4; D: none

Math:
In class - Angles Associated with Parallel Lines, Notes: Parallel Lines
Homework - none

History
In class - Three Branches of Government: Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances. Preparations for Superhero Activity.
Homework - Page 95 in ISN.

Reading:
In class - Introduced Vocabulary lesson 21 words and watched Scholastic Book fair recommendations, we'll go to book fair on Friday as a class.
Homework - Lesson 21 vocab & skill feature (pages 139&140) due on Thursday

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Friday, November 24, 2017 (No School)

Thursday, November 23, 2017 (No School - Happy Thanksgiving)

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 (Early Dismissal)
Language Arts:
In class - Identifying action, linking, and helping verbs.
Homework - Prepare for book group meeting #3 (due Monday).

Algebra:
In class -
Homework -

Math:
In class -
Homework -

History
In class -
Homework - .

Reading:
In class - We continued using Google classroom in writing essay #2 from Native American Corn legend
Homework - None, but remember that your historical fiction book for the report needs to be chosen by Friday December 8.

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Quiz on complete sentences, finding subjects and verbs. Notes on types of verbs.
Homework - Prepare for book group meeting #3 (due Monday).

Algebra:
In class -
Homework -

Math:
In class -
Homework -

History
In class -
Homework - .

Reading:
In class - We continued our story from yesterday, went over homework, and began writing essay # 2 from packet in Google classroom.
Homework - NONE

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Monday, November 20, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Book group meeting #2.
Homework -

Algebra:
In class - A: review; D: Translating Algebraic Expressions
Homework - A: Unit Test/Binder Check tomorrow; D: finish classwork

Math:
In class - Angles in a Triangle - QUIZ TOMORROW
Homework - E: finish through #18; G: finish through #24; H: finish through #20

History
In class -
Homework - .

Reading:
In class - No vocab this week. We started Native American legend.
Homework - Complete all fill-ins in story and answer short essay #1 in story packet.

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Friday, November 17, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Book group meeting #1; prepare for meeting #2
Homework - Prepare for book group meeting #2 on Monday.

Algebra:
In class - A: Properties of Exponents; D: Test
Homework - A: finish properties of exponents (unit test/binder check Tuesday); D: none

Math:
In class - Angles in a Triangle
Homework - none

History
In class -
Homework - .

Reading:
In class - We took Vocab test on L 19 & 20 and had some SSR time
Homework - None, Have a great weekend!

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Thursday, November 16, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Read "The Great Green Gulch" and complete role sheets; discuss as a class.
Homework - Read and prepare for tomorrow's book group meeting.

Algebra:
In class -
Homework -

Math:
In class -
Homework -

History
In class -
Homework - .

Reading:
In class - We corrected Vocabulary lesson 20 together, watched The Hitchhiker, and started review for vocab test tomorrow
Homework - 1) Vocabulary review sheet, test tomorrow on Lessons 19 & 20
2) Bring SSR book to tomorrow's class

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Discuss all roles and expectations for book group meetings.
Homework - Read and prepare for book group.

Algebra:
In class - A: Quiz, Task; D: Sci Not in Tech, Mixed Review
Homework - A: finish Task; D: Unit Test Friday (and Binder Check)

Math:
In class - Supplementary Angles and Intersecting Lines, p. 4
Homework - finish p.4

History
In class - Bill of Rights Activities
Homework - Study for Quiz on Friday. Complete Notetaking Study Guide. See Text at:
https://hastworldhistory9thgrade.wikispaces.com/file/view/Ch+7+Section+3+Debating+the+Constitution.pdf

Reading:
In class - Continuation of yesterday's class activities
Homework - Vocabulary lesson 20 due tomorrow, test on L.19 & 20 on Friday

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Book groups - select books and determine reading schedule.
Homework - Begin first reading for book group (due Friday).

Algebra:
In class -
Homework -

Math:
In class -
Homework -

History
In class - Finish The Bill of Rights Activity that was started yesterday. If there is extra time, try playing one or more of the following Bill of Rights games:
http://texaslregames.org/games_web_eng/BOR/billofrights.html
https://constitutioncenter.org/billofrightsgame/
http://www.annenbergclassroom.org/page/thats-your-right
http://mrkash.com/activities/billofrightsgame.html
Homework - Finish the two-night assignment that was assigned yesterday (ISN p. 85)

Reading:
In class - We began reading Orson Welles' radio play The Hitchhiker while filling out our Setting, Mood, Tone graphic organizers
Homework - Vocabulary lesson 20 due Thursday, test on L.19 & 20 on Friday

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Monday, November 13, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Notes on finding subjects in different types of sentences, IXL practice with finding subjects.
Homework - Rewrite paragraph on favorite food, correcting any errors.

Algebra:
In class - A: Lesson 9: Scientific Notation; D: Lesson 10, Task - Comparing Planets
Homework - finish classwork

Math:
In class - Triangle Angle Sums
Homework - finish p.1-3

History
In class - The Bill of Rights. Please see the following website to complete the class activity:
http://content.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2080345_2080344_2080342,00.html
Homework - Reading and Questions. See page 85 in ISN. This is a two night assignment that is due on Wednesday. Complete the graphic organizers on page 85 and answer the questions on separate paper in complete sentences.

Reading:
In class - We went over new Lesson 20 vocabulary words and took open book comprehension test on The Monkey's Paw
Homework - Vocabulary lesson 20 due Thursday, test on L.19 & 20 on Friday

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Friday, November 10, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Strategies for reading nonfiction text; read and answer questions on nonfiction article "Protect Your Privacy Online."
Homework - none

Algebra:
In class - A: Estimating Quantities; D: Operation with Numbers in Scientific Notation
Homework - A: Exercise 4&5; D: none

Math:
In class - Unit Test/Binder Check
Homework - none

History
In class -
Homework - .

Reading:
In class - SSR with Reading Logs
Homework - NONE

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Thursday, November 9, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Continue practice with complete sentences, editing and revision
Homework - Write a paragraph describing your room, your favorite place, your favorite pet, or your favorite animal - 8-10 sentences including a topic sentence and concluding sentence, correct spelling, capitalization, punctuation.

Algebra:
In class - Scientific Notation
Homework - A; finish #1-12; D: Finish 8abc

Math:
In class - station review
Homework - study for UNIT TEST TOMORROW (and Binder Check)

History
In class -
Homework - .

Reading:
In class - We corrected Vocab 19 together and went over Horror Genre worksheet
Homework - Bring a book to class tomorrow for SSR

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Practice with complete sentences and editing and revision
Homework - Write a paragraph about your favorite food - 6 complete sentences including a topic sentence and concluding sentence, correct spelling, capitalization, punctuation.

Algebra:
In class - D: Scientific Notation
Homework - none

Math:
In class - Foldable, Station Review
Homework - Study for Unit Test on Friday (+ binder check)

History
In class -Period A: See Monday's posting. Periods D-H: Reviewed for quiz. See study guide/note guide given to you in class.
Homework - QUIZ IS FRIDAY. STUDY!!!!
CHAPTER 7, S. 2 TEXT:
https://hastworldhistory9thgrade.wikispaces.com/file/view/Ch+7+Section+2+The+Constitutional+Convention.pdf
Reading:
In class - We finished reading the original text of The Monkey's Paw and discussed characteristics of the Horror genre
Homework - 1) Horror genre worksheet
2) Vocabulary lesson 19 due tomorrow

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 (No School - Professional Day)

Monday, November 6, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Notes on nouns, IXL practice - complete sentences
Homework - none

Algebra:
In class - A: Logarithms; D: Operations in Scientific Notation
Homework - A: Finish ws; D: none

Math:
In class - Pythagorean Theorem in 3D
Homework - E: #3-5; G: #3-7a; H: #1-6

History
In class - Periods D-H: The 3rd Compromise at the Constitutional Convention --The Slave Trade and Commerce Compromise. See notes on pp80-81 of ISN.
Homework - P. 81 of ISN: Reading and Questions

Period A: For classwork see last Friday's posting. There is no homework for your class.

Reading:
In class - Lesson 19 Vocab words were introduced. We began to read the original version of the Monkey's Paw and compared and contrasted the original to the play.
Homework - Lesson 19 due Thursday

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Friday, November 3, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Finish discussion of "The Veldt"; IXL practice - complete sentences
Homework - none

Algebra:
In class - A:Simplifying Cube Roots; D: Scientific Notation
Homework - A: finish #1-10, pick a challenge question; D: none

Math: BINDER CHECK AND UNIT TEST NEXT WEEK
In class - Converse, Pythag in 3D
Homework - E/H: #2, G: #4

History
In class -
Homework - .

Reading:
In class - We corrected vocab 18 together, took test on lessons 17 & 18 and had some SSR time
Homework - None, have a great weekend!

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Thursday, November 2, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - .
Homework -

Algebra:
In class - Simplifying Cube Roots, (Intro to Logarithms)
Homework - D: Finish log ws

Math:
In class - Fire in Pythagorville, start Converse
Homework - none

History
In class - Period A: See yesterday's posting. Remember the preamble is tomorrow!
Periods D-H: The Virginia and New Jersey Plans continued. See ISN pp 71-73.
Homework - The Great Compromise Reading and Questions.

Reading:
In class - STAR Reading test
Homework - Vocabulary lesson 18 due Friday.

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Read "The Veldt" by Ray Bradbury
Homework - Get permission slip for Ellis Tech signed and return tomorrow.

Algebra:
In class - Simplifying Radical Expressions
Homework - A: Finish front; D: Simplifying Cubes #1-10, one of the challenge questions

Math:
In class - Fire in Pythagorville (will finish in class tomorrow)
Homework - makeup word problems page if not finished over the weekend

History
In class - Period A: See last Friday's posting for class. Periods D-H: Compromises of the Constitution (pp. 68-71 in ISN)
Homework - 1) Recite and Write the Preamble is tomorrow! Make sure to have your five copies ready. I have extended this one day due to school closings. Also, Binder/ISN must be graded by Friday.
2) Poster of your position on Virginia or New Jersey plan (on back of ISN p. 70).
Reading:
In class - Introduced lesson 18 vocabulary words. We read the play version of Monkey's Paw
Homework - 1) Complete Monkey's Paw questions 1-8 worksheet.
2) Lesson 18 vocab due Friday

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 ( No School )
Language Arts:
In class - .
Homework -

Algebra:
In class -
Homework -

Math:
In class -
Homework -

History
In class -
Homework - .

Reading:
In class -
Homework -

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Monday, October 30, 2017 ( No School )
Language Arts:
In class - .
Homework -

Algebra:
In class -
Homework -

Math:
In class -
Homework -

History
In class -
Homework - .

Reading:
In class -
Homework -

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Friday, October 27, 2017 - READING DAY
Language Arts:
In class - Final day to submit stories. Reading Day.
Homework - none.

Algebra:
In class - Simplifying Radicals
Homework - none

Math:
In class - Word Problems
Homework - finish classwork

History
In class - Reading Day
Homework - Continue to memorize and practice writing the Preamble (due next Wed for Periods D-H, and Thursday for Period A). Also, make sure your notebook (ISN) is ready for grading next week.

Reading:
In class - READING DAY!
Homework - None, Have a good weekend

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Thursday, October 26, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Test on The Giver.
Homework - Final corrections of story if necessary.
Bring a book for Reading Day tomorrow.

Algebra:
In class - Quiz, Radicals/Rational Exponents
Homework - none

Math:
In class - The Distance Formula
Homework - finish classwork


History
In class -
Homework -


Reading:
In class - We corrected vocab L 17 together and reviewed MOOD
Homework - 1) Read The Monkey's Paw play in your Scope magazine and complete EXPLORING MOOD worksheet 2) Bring SSR book to class tomorrow


Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Writing workshop - final editing and revision of stories. Evaluate using rubric and submit if ready. (Final day to submit stories is Friday.
Homework - Review notes on The Giver for test tomorrow.


Algebra:
In class - review exponents
Homework - study for quiz, QUIZ TOMORROW


Math:
In class - IXL - Pythagorean Theorem
Homework - make sure all three skills have at least 60 points

History
In class - Overview of the U.S. Constitution and introduction to the Preamble.
Homework - Complete p. 64 in ISN and begin to memorize the Preamble for next Wednesday (Thursday for Period A).

Reading:
In class - We continued to work through our READ, THINK, EXPLAIN packets for the Scope article Our World Turned to Water
Homework - 1) Finish READ, THINK, EXPLAIN packets if not already done in class. 2) Vocabulary lesson 17 due tomorrow

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Review important themes, symbols, and events from The Giver for test Thursday.
Homework - none

Algebra:
In class - Review: Properties of Exponents
Homework - none, Quiz Thursday

Math:
In class - Multi-Step Pythagorean Theorem (area and perimeter)
Homework - finish classwork

History
In class - Founding Father Profile
Homework - Finish Profile if you didn't finish it in class.
Period A: No homework.

Reading:
In class - We got new Scope magazines and previewed our next nonfiction article, "Our World Turned to Water" that we'll be working with. We previewed vocab words and watched a video on the topic
Homework - Complete first page "Before Reading" of your Read, Think, Explain packet

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Monday, October 23, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Analyze differences between the text of The Giver and the movie.
Homework - Finish analysis worksheet. Return permission slip for tomorrow's trip to Killingly High if you haven't already.

Algebra:
In class - A: More Properties of Exponents; D: Quiz
Homework - A: #1-18, Quiz Postponed

Math:
In class - Quiz
Homework - none

History
In class -Profile of the Founding Fathers. Started research.
Homework -Bonus points on research of Founding Father if you bring one more source to class tomorrow.

Reading:
In class - Reviewed our new vocab words from lesson 17
Homework - Vocab lesson 17 due Thursday

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Friday, October 20, 2017
Language Arts:
In class -
Homework -

Algebra:
In class - STAR
Homework - study for quiz on exponents

Math:
In class - STAR
Homework - study for quiz on pythagorean theorem, test edits due mon

History
In class -
Homework -

Reading:
In class - We finished up Aeneid tests, and SSR with Reading logs
Homework - None

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Language Arts:
In class -
Homework -

Algebra:
In class - A: Properties of Exponents, Quiz Tuesday; D: Radicals and Rational Exponents, Quiz Monday
Homework - finish classwork

Math:
In class - Multi-Step Pythagorean Theorem, Quiz Monday
Homework - finish front

History
Period A: See yesterday's post
All other classes:
In class - Shays' Rebellion (Watch Video and Complete Guiding Questions).

Homework - Report Card of The Articles of Confederation.

Reading:
In class - We finished up the The Aeneid and took an open book comprehension test
Homework - Bring SSR book to class tomorrow

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Symbolism in The Giver.
Homework - Complete worksheet on symbolism in The Giver.

Algebra:
In class - A: Foldable; D: More Properties of Exponents
Homework - D: finish classwork

Math:
In class - The Pythagorean Theorem
Homework - finish ws

History
In class -Period A (see yesterday's post) All other classes:
Written Response: Articles of Confederation
Homework -None, unless you didn't complete the paragraph in class.

Reading:
In class - We continued to read & discuss The Aeneid (scenes 5-8)
Homework - None

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Writing workshop - Punctuating dialogue, using verb tenses correctly. Continue revising story drafts. (Final copies submitted no later than 10/27)
Homework - Punctuating dialogue worksheet.

Algebra:
In class - Mixed Integer Exponents
Homework - D: finish ws from class

Math:
In class - Pythagorean Theorem
Homework - E/H: finish #1-6, G: finish #1-12

History: Period A (see yesterday's post) All other classes:
In class -Group Activity: Articles of Confederation. See your ISN for necessary papers.
Homework - Finish group activity (chart and cartoon analysis) and Complete Part 2 of A. of Confederation Reading and Questions.

Reading:
In class - We worked on our Aeneid essays (diary entry) in Google classroom

Homework - Aeneid diary entry in Google classroom is due before class tomorrow


Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Monday, October 16, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Answer questions for chp. 21-23 in The Giver and discuss answers. Define symbolism and identify symbols in the book.
Homework - Have signed/return permission slip for Wednesday's trip to Woodstock Academy (if you have not already).

Algebra:
In class - A: Notes Properties of Exponents, Mixed Integer Exponents; D: Foldable, Kahoot, Mixed Integer Exponents
Homework - Mixed Integer Exponents (f&b of first page)

Math:
In class - Unit Test, Binder Check
Homework - none

History
In class - Articles of Confederation: We highlighted two paragraphs (see ISN) to breakdown meaning of sentences and then completed the two charts and answered the questions below the charts.
Homework - Articles of Confederation: Two-night assignment - complete the questions for tonight. See what I wrote for directions on bottom of the page.

Reading:
In class - We read and discussed Scenes 3 & 4 in The Aeneid and began our essays in Google classroom
Homework - Aeneid diary entry in Google classroom is due before class on Wednesday


Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Friday, October 13, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Vocabulary quiz chp. 15-23 vocabulary; writers' workshop - peer feedback on story drafts.
Homework - Finish reading The Giver.

Algebra:
In class - A: Notes - Properties of Exponents, Exponent Problems; D: Properties of Exponents
Homework - A: 5-1 #2-50 even, 76-77; D: none

Math:
In class - Review Project
Homework - Review WS (answer key - may need school email login to view Google Doc), Unit Test/Binder Check Monday

History
In class - Complete the American Revolution Culminating Activity: chart and banner. Both are due today.
Begin study of Articles of Confederation
Homework - None, except Period A, see yesterday's posting.
None for all other classes unless Culminating Activity was not turned in.


Reading:
In class - SSR with reading logs
Homework - NONE

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Thursday, October 12, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Read chp. 20-21; vocabulary scramble.
Homework - Study for vocabulary quiz, chp. 15-23 vocabulary.

Algebra:
In class - A: Unit Test/Binder Check; D: Notes on Exponents, 5-2 problems
Homework - A: none; D: 5-2 #2-40 even

Math:
In class - Review Project
Homework - Unit Test/Binder Check Monday

History
In class -American Revolution Culminating Activity: Chart and Banner.
Homework -Finish Chart and Banner.

Reading:
In class - Pick roles, and begin to read aloud and discuss The Aeneid.
Homework - Bring SSR book for tomorrow's class

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Vocabulary activity; read chp. 18-19 in The Giver.
Homework - Use 8 of the 10 vocabulary words from chp.15-23 in a paragraph.

Algebra:
In class - A: Review Project, Unit Test/Binder Check TOMORROW; D: Notes: Properties of Exponents, Exponent Problems
Homework - A: study, organize binder; D: Exponent Problems #2-50 even, 76-77

Math:
In class - Simplifying Cube Roots (notes), Comparing Irrational Numbers
Homework - #4-10

History
In class -Treaty of Paris Simulation Group Activity
Homework -Treaty of Paris Map and Questions. Do on separate paper in complete sentences.

Reading:
In class - Introduced The Aeneid and compared/ contrasted Greek and Roman epics.
Homework - Read all of The Aeneid (scenes 1-8) and be prepared to answer some basic plot/character questions tomorrow

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 (NO SCHOOL - PROFESSIONAL DAY)


Monday, October 9, 2017 (NO SCHOOL - COLUMBUS DAY)


Friday, October 6, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Writers' Workshop - Show, Don't Tell activity; story revision.
Homework - none

Algebra:
In class - A: Review Project; D: Unit Test
Homework - A: Review ws, Unit Test/Binder Check Thurs; D: none

Math:
In class - Quiz, Rational and Irrational Numbers
Homework - finish classwork

History
In class - The Battle of Yorktown: Here is the text:
https://hastworldhistory9thgrade.wikispaces.com/file/view/Ch+6+Section+4+Winning+Independence.pdf
Homework - None

Reading:
In class - Turn in book reports, SSR with reading logs
Homework - None, Enjoy your long weekend!

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Thursday, October 5, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Vocabulary crossword puzzle, Memory Transmission activity for The Giver.
Homework - Memory Transmission worksheet.

Algebra:
In class - A: Pythagorean Theorem in 3D; D: Review Project
Homework - A: finish #1-5, Unit Test/Binder Check Thursday; D: review for test, Unit Test/Binder Check tomorrow

Math:
In class - Cubes and Cube Roots
Homework - Finish classwork

History
In class - Chapter 6, S. 3: The War Widens. Read text and complete note guide for ISN
Text can be found here:
https://hastworldhistory9thgrade.wikispaces.com/file/view/Ch+6+Section+3+The+War+Widens+.pdf
Homework - None, except Period A: Complete Valley Forge Essay
Period D, E, G, H: Turn in essay tomorrow if you did not do so today!

Reading:
In class - Continued to read and discuss Odyssey Scenes 8-14, and took open book comprehension test
Homework - 1) Book report due tomorrow, remember to print out a copy to turn in.
2) Bring SSR book to tomorrow's class


Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Discuss chp. 15-16; vocab for chps. 15-23 (quiz 10/13); begin reading chp. 17.
Homework - Finish reading chp. 17

Algebra:
In class - A: The Distance Formula, Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem; D: Review activity
Homework - A: Converse #23-30; D: TEST FRIDAY and binder check

Math:
In class - Understand Irrational Numbers
Homework - #1-19

History
In class - Quiz today except for Period A. Worked on Valley Forge DBQ.
Homework - Finish Valley Forge DBQ tonight. Due tomorrow!
Period A...see yesterday's posting for study websites to help you prepare for tomorrow's quiz. You will continue writing DBQ in class tomorrow after the quiz. Your essay will be due on Friday.

Reading:
In class - Continued to read and discuss Odyssey Scenes 8-14
Homework - Book report due Friday

Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Writers' Workshop - peer feedback and revision of stories.
Homework - Read chp. 15 and 16 in The Giver.

Algebra:
In class - A: Finish the Pythagorean Theorem, Distance Formula; D: Pythagorean Theorem in 3D, review project - TEST FRIDAY
Homework - A: finish #1-6; D: prepare review questions for project

Math:
In class - Simplifying Radicals, Understanding Irrational Numbers
Homework - E: finish classwork

History
In class - Valley Forge DBQ: Written response portion. Review for quiz: See study guide and the following websites to help you prepare:
1) https://quizlet.com/71599418/social-studies-chapter-6-section-1-a-nation-declares-independence-flash-cards/
2) https://quizlet.com/71554160/social-studies-chapter-6-section-2-a-critical-time-flash-cards/
3) PHSchool.com Webcode: mva-2061 for a section pre-test:
http://www.phschool.com/webcodes10/index.cfm?wcprefix=mva&wcsuffix=2061&area=view
4) PHSchool.com Webcode: mva-2062 for a section pre-test:
http://www.phschool.com/webcodes10/index.cfm?wcprefix=mva&wcsuffix=2062&area=view
Homework -Study for Quiz!
Reminder: Text sections for chapter 6, 1 & 2 were posted on 9/21 and 9/29.

Reading:
In class - We worked on our book reports
Homework - Summer Reading book report due October 6. We'll have laptops in class today to type.




Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Monday, October 2, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Read chp. 14; complete vocabulary activity for chp. 11-14.
Homework - Finish draft of story for tomorrow.

Algebra:
In class - A: Proof, The Pythagorean Theorem; D: Converse of the Pyth. Thm., Pyth. Thm. in 3d (TEST FRI)
Homework - A: The Pythagorean Theorem #1, 10; D: 3d #1-4

Math:
In class - Simplifying Square Roots
Homework - finish classwork

History
In class - Valley Forge DBQ
Homework -Valley Forge DBQ continued
NOTICE: THERE WILL BE A QUIZ NEXT WEEK, PROBABLY WEDNESDAY. IT WILL COVER MATERIAL FROM CHAPTER 6, LESSONS 1 & 2.
Reading:
In class - We worked on our book reports
Homework - Summer Reading book report due October 6. We'll have laptops in class today and Tuesday to type.




Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Friday, September 29, 2017

Language Arts:
In class - Writers' Workshop
Homework - Work on story drafts (completed by Tuesday).

Algebra:
In class - A: Rational and Irrational Numbers; D: The Distance Formula
Homework - A: none; D: #19-24

Math:
In class - Square Roots Worksheet, Simplifying Square Roots
Homework - finish #1-6

History
In class -
A Critical Time: Here is the section in your text:
https://hastworldhistory9thgrade.wikispaces.com/file/view/Ch+6+Section+2+A+Critical+Time.pdf
Homework - None, but see notice below!
NOTICE: THERE WILL BE A QUIZ NEXT WEEK, PROBABLY WEDNESDAY. IT WILL COVER MATERIAL FROM CHAPTER 6, LESSONS 1 & 2.


Reading:
In class - We answered some questions on the Odyssey scenes 8-14, then SSR with reading logs
Homework - Summer Reading book report due October 6. We'll have laptops in class Monday and Tuesday to type.


Science : (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Thursday, September 28, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Vocab words chp. 11-14; discuss chp. 13
Homework - Work on story drafts (completed by Tuesday).

Algebra:
In class - A: Comparing Irrational Numbers; D: Multi-Step Pythagorean Theorem
Homework - A: finish classwork #4-11; D: finish classwork

Math:
In class - Review HW (estimating square roots), review yesterday's quiz
Homework - Quiz edits due Monday

History
In class - A Critical Time: Here is the section in your text:
https://hastworldhistory9thgrade.wikispaces.com/file/view/Ch+6+Section+2+A+Critical+Time.pdf
Homework - None, but see notice below!
NOTICE: THERE WILL BE A QUIZ NEXT WEEK, PROBABLY WEDNESDAY. IT WILL COVER MATERIAL FROM CHAPTER 6, LESSONS 1 & 2.
Reading:
In class - Took open book comprehension test on Scenes1-7

Homework - 1) Read Scenes 8-14 in The Odyssey and be prepared to answer questions. 2) Bring SSR book to tomorrow's class. 3)Summer Reading book report due October 6


Science: (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Vocab quiz chp. 7-10; discuss chp. 12; activity - The Importance of Color
Homework - Read chp. 13

Algebra:
In class -
Homework -

Math:
In class -
Homework -

History
In class - Conclude Declaration of Independence activity. Read Chapter 6, Section 2: A Critical Time
Homework - None for periods D-H. Period A see yesterday's posting.

Reading:
In class - We continued to read the Odyssey through Scene 7 and discussed, watched short clip about scene 6 from Polyphemus' POV.

Homework - NONE, just remember Summer Reading book report due October 6


Science: (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Writing workshop - Creating paragraphs in narrative writing; continue narrative drafts
Homework - Study for vocab quiz chp. 7-10.

Algebra:
In class - A: Understand Irrational Numbers, Cubes and Cube Roots; D: Pythagorean Theorem
Homework - A: Cubes and Cube Roots e-j; D: finish classwork

Math:
In class - Estimating Square Roots
Homework - Practice #1-9, 15-17, study for QUIZ TOMORROW

History
In class - Declaration of Independence Excerpt Activity. See ISN pp. 33-34.
Homework - Declaration of Independence Chart and any three of the four questions. Answer in complete sentences on separate paper.

Reading:
In class - We picked roles and began reading and discussing Odyssey together.

Homework - Nothing due tomorrow. Summer Reading book report due October 6


Science: (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Monday, September 25, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Answer chp. 10 questions; read chp 11 aloud. Work with partners to use vocab words for chp. 7-10 in paragraphs.
Homework - Read chp. 12

Algebra:
In class - A: Understanding Irrational Numbers; D: Proof Pythagorean Theorem
Homework - A: Try It - classify and explain; D: Use words and numbers to explain how the first proof works

Math:
In class - This is Perfect, Squares and Square Roots
Homework - Practice B

History
In class -Declaration of Independence Powerpoint and notes (pp. 31-32 ISN). Watched film clip from John Adams Series on Declaration of Independence.
Homework - Reading and Questions (any two from first set except #5 and any two from second set except #3). Answer in complete sentences on separate paper.

Reading:
In class - Discussed our essays and took a vote on which character is most at fault for starting the The Trojan War, played Iliad character bingo and started our homework.

Homework - 1) Read Scenes 1 through 7 in The Odyssey. Be prepared to answer questions about the plot & characters.
2) Summer Reading book report due October 6


Science: (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Friday, September 22, 2017 (Autumnal Equinox)
Language Arts:
In class - Writing Workshop: Story structure, peer review, work on drafts of narratives
Homework - Finish chp. 10 for Monday.

Algebra:
In class - A: Estimating Square Roots, Understanding Irrational Numbers, QUIZ MONDAY; D: Quiz, Comparing Irrational Numbers
Homework - A: none; D: #1-11 (#11 use guess & check method)

Math:
In class - finish partner activity, IXL, QUIZ WEDNESDAY
Homework - finish partner activity

History
In class -
Homework -

Reading:
In class - Completed our Iliad Tests, SSR & Reading Logs

Homework - Summer Reading book report due October 6


Science: (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Thursday, September 21, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Vocab activity; read chp. 8-9
Homework - Read chp. 10 for Monday

Algebra:
In class - A: Simplify and Find the Square Roots, Estimating Square Roots, QUIZ MONDAY; D: Cubes and Cube Roots, QUIZ TOMORROW
Homework - A: finish example 2, #1-9; D: finish estimating cube roots if not finished in class

Math:
In class - Translating Repeating Decimals (partner matching activity)
Homework - none

History
In class - 1) Bunker Hill Animation activity, 2) Read 161,170-171 in text: Invasion of Canada, A Call for Independence.
Homework - Common Sense Assignment and make up quiz if you want to improve your quiz grade.
Text for p. 161 is posted on September 19. Text for pp. 170-171 can be found here:
https://hastworldhistory9thgrade.wikispaces.com/file/view/Ch+6+Section+1+A+Nation+Declares+Independence.pdf

Reading:
In class - We finished reading & discussing The Iliad and took a quiz on scenes 8-14.

Homework -
1) Iliad Prompt needs to be turned in (through Google classroom) before Friday's class
2) Bring SSR book to Friday's class
3) Summer Reading book report due October 6


Science: (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Vocab notes chp. 7-10; read chp. 7
Homework - Complete paragraph on Chp. 6 either handwritten or in Google Classroom. Due tomorrow.

Algebra:
In class - A: This is Perfect, Squares and Square Roots; D: Understanding Irrational Numbers
Homework - A: Squares and Square Roots #1-22; D: Understand Irrational Numbers #1-19

Math:
In class - Converting Repeating Decimals to Fractions
Homework - Problem Set #1-4, 8

History
In class - See the following website to complete the Bunker Hill assignment:
http://www.history.com/topics/american-revolution/battle-of-bunker-hill
See the following website for the Bunker Hill Animation and to complete ISN page 28 of the assignment:
http://historyanimated.com/verynewhistorywaranimated/animations/BunkerHillAnimation.html
Homework - Complete Bunker Hill Assignment if you didn't finish it in class.

Reading:
In class - We picked roles and began reading aloud Scenes 8-14

Homework - 1) Iliad Prompt needs to be turned in (through Google classroom) before Friday's class
2) Summer Reading book report due October 6


Science: (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Vocabulary quiz chp. 4-6, writing workshop - drafts of narratives.
Homework - Paragraph on chp. 6. Assignment may be handwritten or done in Google Classroom. Due Thursday.

Algebra:
In class - A: Convert Repeating Decimals to Fractions; D: Square Roots of Fractions, Estimating Square Roots
Homework - A: #2,3,4,5,9; D: #1-9, 15-17

Math:
In class - Converting Repeating Decimals to Fractions
Homework - Exercise 2

History
In class -Quiz for Periods D,E, G, H. Period A will be tomorrow. Fort Ticonderoga War Message and Map assignment. See text at
https://hastworldhistory9thgrade.wikispaces.com/file/view/Ch+5+Section+4+The+American+Revolution+Begins.pdf
Homework - D-H: Finish Ticonderoga assignment if you didn't have time to finish in class. Period A - study for quiz.

Reading:
In class - We continued to work on our Iliad Prompt on Google classroom.

Homework - 1) Read Scenes 8-14 in the Iliad and be prepared to answer questions. 2) Iliad Prompt needs to be turned in (through Google classroom) before Friday's class. 3) Summer Reading book report due October 6


Science: (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Monday, September 18, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Vocabulary review activity; discuss chp. 6 and assignment (paragraph).
Homework - Study for vocabulary quiz.

Algebra:
In class - A:Notes: Convert Repeating Decimals, D: This is PERFECT!, Squares and Square Roots
Homework - A: finish notes example 1, D: p.22

Math:
In class - Rational Numbers: Decimal Conversions
Homework - none

History
In class -Finish Patriot, Loyalist, Neutral Activity, Review for tomorrow's quiz. See Study Guide
Homework - Study for Quz

Reading:
In class - Reviewed answers for Iliad Summary (scenes 1-7). Joined Mrs. Baribeau's Google classroom and started the Iliad Prompt (part 1) on Google classroom that is due before class on Friday.

Homework - Iliad essay due before class on Friday, you should turn in though Google classroom

Science: (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Friday, September 15, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Writing workshop - continue writing narratives.
Homework - Finish reading chp. 6 in The Giver.

Algebra:
In class - Converting Repeating Decimals to Fraction, (D: Notes Convert Repeating Decimals
Homework - A: p.15 Exercise 3&4

Math:
In class - Review: Operations with Rational Numbers
Homework - p.8

History
In class -
Homework -

Reading:
In class - We wrapped up the first STAR Reading test and went over our scores. SSR with Reading logs.

Homework - Summer Reading book report due October 6


Science: (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Vocabulary activity; finish activity "Welcome to Utopia"; read chp. 6
Homework - Vocab paragraph - use 8 of the 10 words, underlining the vocab word and spelling it correctly.
Finish reading chp. 6 for Monday.

Algebra:
In class - STAR
Homework -

Math:
In class - STAR
Homework -

History
In class - Written response: Who Fired the First Shot?
Homework - None unless you did not turn in the written response in class. Finish tonight.

Reading:
In class - Continue working with the Iliad
Homework - 1) Bring SSR book to class tomorrow 2) Finish "The Iliad" summary worksheet if not already completed in class

Science: (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Record vocabulary for chp. 4-6. Work in groups to complete activity "Welcome to Utopia".
Homework - Read chp. 5 in The Giver.

Algebra:
In class - Converting Repeating Decimals to Fractions, IXL
Homework - none (if classwork was finished)

Math:
In class - Quiz Retake, IXL
Homework - none

History
In class - Lexington and Concord group activity.
Homework - Lexington and Concord Reading and questions Part B and C.
Period A. You are doing Part A questions tonight.

Reading:
In class - Read, discuss plot events and characters for Iliad
Homework - none

Science: (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Vocabulary Quiz, chp. 1-3 vocab. Writing workshop: handouts on story ideas and writing leads.
Homework - Finish reading chp. 4 of The Giver. In notebooks, list 3 rules in Jonas's community that bother you and 3 aspects of his community that you like.

Algebra:
In class - Rational Numbers Decimal Expansions, Converting Repeating Decimals to Fractions
Homework - none

Math:
In class - Matching Rational Numbers (partners), IXL - 8th grade - Rational Numbers
Homework - study for quiz retake tomorrow

History
In class - 1) Finish Matrix Activity. 2) Discussion of questions 9-11 from Sons of Liberty assignment. 3) Begin Lexington and Concord Activity.
Homework - Lexington and Concord Reading Assignment. Part A only. Answer in complete sentences on separate paper.
Period A: See yesterday's posting from September 11.
Reading:
In class - Introduction to Ancient Greek Lit- historical background, gods & goddesses. Also watched "Greek Gods Overview" youtube video
Homework - Read Scenes 1 through 7 of The Iliad play and be prepared to answer some basic plot and character questions

Science: (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Monday, September 11, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Review vocabulary, respond to questions for chp. 3 of The Giver, and begin read aloud of chp. 4.
Homework - Study for tomorrow's vocabulary quiz.

Algebra: STAR Thursday
In class - A: finish operations with rational numbers, D: Converting Repeating Decimals to Fractions
Homework - none

Math: STAR Thursday
In class - review quiz from Friday, Matching Rational Numbers (partners)
Homework - none (Quiz retakes on Wednesday)

History
In class - 1) 9/11 Observance. 2) Causes of the American Revolution Matrix activity.
Homework - Sons of Liberty: Secondary and Primary Source Reading. Answer questions.
Period A: See Friday's posting since we are one day behind the other four classes.
Reading:
In class - STAR Reading Assessment
Homework - EXPLORING MOOD worksheet for Scope play "Hercules the Mighty"

Science: (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)


Friday, September 8, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Writing workshop: the writing process, narrative elements. Students running for Student Council may use class time to work on their essays.
Homework - Read chp. 3 (due Monday). Students running for Student Council need to finish their essays and hand them in to me, Mr. Ramsey, or Mrs. Sullivan on Monday.

Algebra:
In class - Quiz
Homework - D: finish classwork p. 8

Math:
In class - Quiz
Homework - none

History
In class - Road to Revolution. Read article and answer questions. Highlight article looking for cause and effect relationships.
Homework - Period A only. See text links on yesterday's post. Letter is due on Monday.


Reading:
In class - SSR with Reading logs
Homework - Summer Reading Book report due October 6

Science: (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Thursday, September 7, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Read chp. 2 of The Giver. Discuss the differences between Jonas's society and ours. With a partner, write a paragraph using all ten vocabulary words.
Homework - Read chp. 3 (due Monday)

Algebra:
In class - Review: Operations with Rational Numbers
Homework - A: finish classwork (p. 6&7)

Math:
In class - Review: Operations with Rational Numbers
Homework - finish classwork (p. 6&7)

History
In class - Thirteen Colonies Letter Assignment. See the following sections in the text: New England Colonies can be found at
https://hastworldhistory9thgrade.wikispaces.com/file/view/Ch+3+section+2+The+New+England+Colonies.pdf
Middle Colonies can be found at
https://hastworldhistory9thgrade.wikispaces.com/file/view/Ch+3+section+3+The%20Middle%20Colonies.pdf
Southern Colonies can be found at
https://hastworldhistory9thgrade.wikispaces.com/file/view/Ch+3+section+4+The%20Southern%20Colonies.pdf

Homework - Finish the Thirteen Colonies Letter Assignment. See pp. 7&8 in your ISN and pages above.

Reading:
In class - Reader's Theater for Scope play "Hercules the Mighty" and discuss qualities of Myth as a genre
Homework - 1) Complete Myth graphic organizer if not done in class. 2) Bring SSR book to class tomorrow

Science: (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 (Open House Tonight!)
Language Arts:
In class - Vocab activity; definitions of utopia/dystopia; read chp. 1 of The Giver.
Homework - P. D and E - Finish chp. 1 and read chp. 2 of The Giver (p. A ,G, and H read chp. 1 only).

Algebra:
In class - Review: Operations with Rational Numbers
Homework - none

Math:
In class - Review: Operations with Rational Numbers
Homework - G/H - finish classwork for homework

History
In class - 13 colonies powerpoint and notes
Homework - None

Reading:
In class - Read "Saved from Disaster" and explore the real Captain Richard Etheridge and his Pea Island Life Saving Services (youtube video)...Answer critical thinking questions #1, 2, 3.
Homework - Read Scope play "Hercules the Mighty"

Science: (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Vocab notes for The Giver, chp. 1-3
Homework - Mug Shot 3 (editing worksheet). Rewrite all sentences, making any changes necessary.

Algebra:
In class - Review: Rational Numbers
Homework - finish classwork

Math:
In class - Review: Rational Numbers
Homework - finish classwork

History
In class - Thirteen Colonies. See ISN
Homework - None

Reading:
In class - Close Reading practice with "Into the Storm" and answer margin questions 1-8.
Homework - Complete CHARACTER THINKING TOOL for "Into the Storm"

Science: (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Monday, September 4, 2017 - NO SCHOOL - Labor Day


Friday, September 1, 2017
Language Arts:
In class - Narrative writing prompt; rules for working in groups
Homework - Have a great weekend!

Algebra:
In class - Review: Rational Numbers
Homework -

Math:
In class - Review: Rational Numbers
Homework -

History
In class - Textbook Scavenger Hunt
Homework - None. Enjoy the Labor Day weekend!

Reading:
In class - SSR, Reading logs
Homework - None, have a great weekend!


Science: (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Thursday, August 31, 2017
Language Arts:
In class -
Homework -

Algebra:
In class - Review: Rational Numbers
Homework -

Math:
In class - Review: Rational Numbers
Homework -

History
In class - Textbook Scavenger Hunt
Homework - Remember to have your parents look at the course overview and sign it. Bring the signed paper to class tomorrow.

Reading:
In class - Review "theme" and discuss "courage" as a character trait. Read Scope fictional story "Into the Storm"
Homework - Complete MAKING INFERENCES worksheet for "Into the Storm"

Science: (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Language Arts:
In class -
Homework -

Algebra:
In class -
Homework -

Math:
In class -
Homework -

History
In class - Welcome! Introduction to U.S. History. You will receive a Class Overview form in class today that will explain what the class is all about, grading procedures, and class requirements.
Homework - Bring home Class Overview to review with your parents. Ask your parents to sign the last page, tear off, and return to me by Friday.

Reading:
In class - Welcome back!
Homework - Have you finished your summer reading book? Summer Reading Book Report Assigned today, due Friday October 6

Science: (Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B's Schoology website to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - NO SCHOOL - Professional Day

Monday, August 28, 2017 - NO SCHOOL - Professional Day