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

Friday, March 9, 2018 Language Arts: In class - Homework -

Algebra: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

History In class - Homework -

Spanish: 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, March 8, 2018 Language Arts: In class - Homework -

Algebra: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

History In class - Homework -

Spanish: 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.) Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Language Arts: In class - Homework -

Algebra: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

History In class - Homework -

Spanish: 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.) Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Language Arts: In class - Homework -

Algebra: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

History In class - Homework -

Spanish: 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, March 5, 2018 Language Arts: In class - Homework -

Algebra: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

History In class - Homework -

Spanish: 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, March 2, 2018 Language Arts: In class - Homework -

Algebra: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

History In class - Homework -

Spanish: 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, March 1, 2018 Language Arts: In class - Homework -

Algebra: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

History In class - Homework -

Spanish: 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.) Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Language Arts: In class - Homework -

Algebra: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

History In class - Homework -

Spanish: 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.) Tuesday, February 27, 2018 Language Arts: In class - Homework -

Algebra: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

History In class - Homework -

Spanish: 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, February 26, 2018 Language Arts: In class - Homework -

Algebra: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

History In class - Homework -

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

Algebra: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

History In class - Homework -

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: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

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: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

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) Homework -

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: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

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

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

Algebra: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

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: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

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: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

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: In class - Homework -

Math: In class -

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: In class - Homework -

Algebra: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

History In class - Homework -

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: 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.) Wednesday, February 7, 2018 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.) Tuesday, February 6, 2018 Language Arts: In class - Notes on chp. 4 of Lyddie; read chp. 5-6. Homework - Chp. 5-6 questions

Algebra: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

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: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

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: In class - Homework -

Algebra: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

History In class - Andrew Jackson and the Growth of American Democracy Intro. See notes in ISN. Homework - None

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, 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: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

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: In class - Homework -

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: 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.) Tuesday, January 30, 2018 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, January 29, 2018 Language Arts: In class - Homework -

Algebra: In class - Homework -

Math: In class -Monroe Doctrine Map Activity Homework -Finish for 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, January 26, 2018 Language Arts: In class - Finish reading chp. 1 in Lyddie; complete notes and questions on chp. 1. Homework - none

Algebra: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

History In class - Monroe Doctrine Picture Investigation Activity Homework - None

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

Algebra: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

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

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: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

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: In class - Homework -

Algebra: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

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: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

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: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

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: 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.) 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: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

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: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

History In class - Homework - .

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: In class - Homework - Algebra: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

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: In class - Homework -

Algebra: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

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

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: 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, January 4, 2018 - SNOW DAY 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.) 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: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

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: In class - Homework -

Math: In class - Homework -

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

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 andworked 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

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.

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

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).

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 ourAeneid 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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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)

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

Reading: In class - Reader's Theater forScope 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

To all parents of grade 8 students!!!Dates To Remember:HIGH SCHOOL CHOICE FORMS ARE DUE JANUARY 5, 2018CLASS TRIP PAYMENT $112 DUE BY FEBRUARY 15REGISTRATION FORMS FOR WOODSTOCK ACADEMY DUE BY FRIDAY, MARCH 2Progress Reports Issued: Q3: 3/8, Q4: 5/18Report Cards Issued: Q2: 3/2, Q3: 4/13 Q4: mailed home after last dayLink to On-Line Math grade 8 textbook:Website:my.hrw.comUser Name:8bmsmath8Password:8BMS8Link 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.comPassword:bobcatsinB7Link to Scholastic Book Clubs Online Ordering:Website:scholastic.com/readingclubPassword:H8YHTFriday, March 9, 2018Language Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class -Homework -Spanish:In class -Homework -(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Thursday, March 8, 2018Language Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class -Homework -Spanish:In class -Homework -(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Wednesday, March 7, 2018Language Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class -Homework -Spanish:In class -Homework -(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Tuesday, March 6, 2018Language Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class -Homework -Spanish:In class -Homework -(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Monday, March 5, 2018Language Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class -Homework -Spanish:In class -Homework -(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Friday, March 2, 2018Language Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class -Homework -Spanish:In class -Homework -(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Thursday, March 1, 2018Language Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class -Homework -Spanish:In class -Homework -(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Wednesday, February 28, 2018Language Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class -Homework -Spanish:In class -Homework -(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Tuesday, February 27, 2018Language Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class -Homework -Spanish:In class -Homework -(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Monday, February 26, 2018Language Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class -Homework -Spanish:In class -Homework -(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Friday, February 23, 2018Language Arts:In class - Discuss chp. 10-11 ofLyddie. Begin chp. 12.Homework - noneAlgebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class -Homework -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

(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Thursday, February 22, 2018Language Arts:In class - Discuss chp. 9 ofLyddie. Read and answer questions for chp 10-11.Homework - none (If you did not hand in your outline today, itmustbe handed in tomorrow.)Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn 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(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Wednesday, February 21, 2018Language Arts:In class - Research and outlines.Homework - Finish research and outline if not already completed.Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class -The North TransformedRead 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.(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Tuesday, February 20, 2018 No SchoolLanguage Arts:In class - How to create an outline (process and example)Homework -Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn 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. 1Spanish: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.(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Monday, February 19, 2018 No SchoolFriday, February 16, 2018Language Arts:In class - Review editing and revision problems from interim assessment; read and answer questions for chp. 10-11 inLyddie.Homework - noneAlgebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class - Factors of Industrialization (see Chart ISN p. 211)Homework -None unless chart was not finished in classSpanish:In class -Homework -(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Thursday, February 15, 2018Language Arts:In class - Finish reading chp. 9 and answer questions with partners.Homework - Worksheet - topic sentencesAlgebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class - Intro to Industrial Revolution: Statistics Activity.Homework - NoneSpanish: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.(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Wednesday, February 14, 2018Language Arts:In class - Continue research on computers in class.Homework - noneAlgebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class - Andrew Jackson Assessment: 1) Plaque and Wanted Poster 2) ParagraphHomework - Finish if you didn't finish in class3Spanish:In class - Practiced reciting and writing the pledge in Spanish.Homework - Write the pledge 5 X's and memorize the last 3 lines(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Tuesday, February 13, 2018Language 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:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn 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.(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Monday, February 12, 2018Language 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:In class -Homework -Math:In class -HistoryIn 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.(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Friday, February 9, 2018Language Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class -Homework -Spanish:In class - Finish the list of phrasesHomework - Study the list of phrases, quiz will be on Monday.(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Thursday, February 8, 2018Language Arts:In class - Discuss chp. 5-6 and read chp. 7 ofLyddie.Homework - Paragraph on Lyddie's decision to work in the Lowell mills (follow directions on assignment sheet).Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class -Homework -Reading:In class -Homework -(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Wednesday, February 7, 2018Language Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class -Homework -Reading:In class -Homework -(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Tuesday, February 6, 2018Language Arts:In class - Notes on chp. 4 ofLyddie; read chp. 5-6.Homework - Chp. 5-6 questionsAlgebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class - Andrew Jackson: Inauguration and early days in the White House: See ISN packetHomework - ISN p. 200Reading:In class - Took the Question quiz and continued with the list of phrases.Homework - Practica, practica, practica (practice, practice, practice)(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Monday, February 5, 2018Language Arts:In class - Interim Assessment on editing and revisionHomework - noneAlgebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class - Andrew Jackson's road to the Presidency: See notes in ISNHomework - 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

(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Friday, February 2, 2018Language Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class - Andrew Jackson and the Growth of American Democracy Intro. See notes in ISN.Homework - NoneReading:In class -Homework -(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Thursday, February 1, 2018Language Arts:In class - Notes on plagiarism; read and complete worksheet for chp. 3 ofLyddie; IXL practice - recognizing plagiarism.Homework - Write a one paragraphsummaryof chp. 1-3 ofLyddieusing plot points from chapter worksheets.Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class - Missouri Compromise Group QuizHomework -Spanish:In class - Selected Spanish names and practice speaking....Homework - Complete note cards on the "question words." Quiz will be on Tuesday.(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Wednesday, January 31, 2018Language 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:In class -Homework -Math:In class - Missouri Compromise Map Activity (Pair work, ISN 191-192)Homework - Missouri Compromise see ISN 190Reminder: Class Trip Payment #1 is due by February 15: $112.00.HistoryIn class - Monroe Doctrine Group Quiz. Missouri Compromise Activity (see pp. 186-190 in ISN)Homework -Complete 188-189 in ISNReading:In class -Homework -(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Tuesday, January 30, 2018Language Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class -Homework -Reading:In class -Homework -(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Monday, January 29, 2018Language Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Monroe Doctrine Map ActivityHomework -Finish for homework.HistoryIn class -Homework -Reading:In class -Homework -(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Friday, January 26, 2018Language Arts:In class - Finish reading chp. 1 inLyddie; complete notes and questions on chp. 1.Homework - noneAlgebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class - Monroe Doctrine Picture Investigation ActivityHomework - NoneReading:In class -Homework -(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Thursday, January 25, 2018Language Arts:In class - Finish comma notes; begin readingLyddieHomework - Worksheet - Commas with Interrupters #2Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class - Final vocab test and visit the library to check out booksHomework - 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 tomorrowHomework - 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.(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Wednesday, January 24, 2018Language Arts:In class - Notes on commas (rule #9); complete summaries, peer edit, and hand in.Homework - Worksheet - Commas with InterruptersAlgebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class -War of 1812 Map Activity and Notetaking GuideHomework - 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 discussedHomework - Vocabulary lesson 28 due tomorrow(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Tuesday, January 23, 2018Language Arts:In class - Summarizing text, practice and notes on commasHomework - noneAlgebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn 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 - NoneReading:In class - We took the STAR reading assessment todayHomework - 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.(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Monday, January 22, 2018Language Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn 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 GRADINGReading: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(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Friday, January 19, 2018Language Arts:In class - Comma rules 5 & 6; read Newsela article and take notes to use for summary.Homework - noneAlgebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn 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 timeHomework - NONE(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Thursday, January 18, 2018- New Schedule Starts TodayLanguage Arts:In class - Notes on commas with dependent clauses; review of verbs and summarizing textHomework - Worksheet on commas with complex sentencesAlgebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class - WAR OF 1812: CAST YOUR VOTE ACTIVITYHomework - Complete graphic organizer in ISN.Reading:In class - We introduced new words from Vocabulary lesson 27 and worked on the lesson during classHomework - 1) Vocabulary lesson 27 due tomorrow if not already completed in class2) Bring SSR book to tomorrow's class(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Wednesday, January 17, 2018 : SNOW DAYLanguage Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class -Homework -Reading:In class -Homework -(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - Professional Development - No SchoolMonday, January 15, 2018 - MLK Jr. Day - No SchoolFriday, January 12, 2018 - Reading DayLanguage Arts:In class - Comma quiz; read independentlyHomework - noneAlgebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class - Finish study of Lewis and ClarkHomework - 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, SSRHomework - None, Enjoy the long weekend!(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Thursday, January 11, 2018Language Arts:In class - Review of commas, practice using IXLHomework - Study for comma quiz tomorrow; bring a book for tomorrow's Reading Day.Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class -Homework - .Reading:In class - We had laptops to type book reportsHomework - 1) Book reports due tomorrow2) Vocab review sheet for lessons 25 & 26, test tomorrow(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Wednesday, January 10, 2018Language Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class - Lewis and Clark Expedition 1) Supplies for the Expedition Activity (ISN), 2) begin National Geographic Film.Homework - NoneReading:In class - We looked at resume exemplars for the book report and used class time to work on reportsHomework - 1) Vocabulary lesson 26 due Thursday2) Book report due Friday(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Tuesday, January 9, 2018Language Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn 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:In class -Homework -(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Monday, January 8, 2018Language Arts:In class - Continue reading "To Build a Fire."Homework - Vocab crossword puzzle (quiz Wednesday)Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -Historyhttp://www.lewisandclarkexhibit.org/4_0_0/page_4_1_0_0.html

In class - Louisiana News Article AssignmentHomework - 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 26Homework - 1) Book report due Friday 1/122) Vocab lesson 26 due Thursday(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Friday, January 5, 2018 - SNOW DAYLanguage Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class -Homework - .Reading:In class -Homework -(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Thursday, January 4, 2018 - SNOW DAYLanguage Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class -Homework - .Reading:In class -Homework -(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Wednesday, January 3, 2018Language 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:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn 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 Thursday2) Complete "Did They Make It?" graphic organizer if not already done in class(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Tuesday, January 2, 2018Language 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 SentencesAlgebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn 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 summariesHomework - Vocab lesson 25 due Thursday(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Friday, December 22, 2017- Q2 Progress Reports issued todayLanguage Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class -Homework - .Reading:In class -Homework -(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Thursday, December 21, 2017Language Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class -Homework - .Reading:In class - We reviewed vocab lesson 24 and started the review sheet for the vocab test on L 23 & 24, test tomorrowHomework - 1) Vocab review sheet2) bring a book(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Wednesday, December 20, 2017Language Arts:In class - Finish book brochures; write an informational essay about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.Homework - noneAlgebra:In class - ReviewHomework - study for unit test tomorrowMath:In class - Similar (Right?) TrianglesHomework - finish for hw, quiz tomorrowHistoryIn class -Homework - .Reading:In class - finish reading "A Christmas Carol" and compare/contrast dynamic characters of Grinch and Ebenezer ScroogeHomework - Vocab 24 due tomorrow(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Tuesday, December 19, 2017Language Arts:In class - Finish reading the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and answer questions about it.Homework - noneAlgebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class -Homework - .Reading:In class - continued readingA Christmas CarolHomework - Vocabulary lesson 24 due Thursday(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Monday, December 18, 2017Language Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:UNIT TEST THURSDAYIn class - A: Absolute Value Equations; D: Station ReviewHomework - A: finish #1-12 on back; D: noneMath:QUIZ THURSDAYIn class - Similar Triangles, TransformationsHomework - H: finish TranslationsHistoryIn class -Historical Head ActivityHomework -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 CarolHomework - Vocab lesson 24 due Thursday, test on L 23 & 24 on Friday(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite 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 - noneAlgebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn 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 12Homework - None, have a good weekend(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Thursday, December 14, 2017Language 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 TOMORROWHomework - noneMath:In class - Similar TrianglesHomework - H: chorus students start f&b of first page (will continue in class tomorrow)HistoryIn class -Homework - .Reading:In class - We corrected Vocab L 23 together andworked on Google classroom essay- due tomorrowHomework - 1) Complete and submit Scope essay on google classroom if not done already2) Bring SSR book to class tomorrow(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Wednesday, December 13, 2017Language 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 InterimHomework - D: finish Absolute Value WSMath:In class - SBAC InterimHomework - none (or finish hw from last night)HistoryIn class -Homework - .Reading:In class - We worked on Google classroom essay- due FridayHomework - Vocab lesson 23 due Thursday(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Tuesday, December 12, 2017Language 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 EquationsHomework - A: finish front and last 4 on back; D: finish today's worksheet and #7-12 on yesterday'sMath:In class - More About Similar TrianglesHomework - finish classworkHistoryIn class - Critical Decisions of George Washington Review GameHomework - 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 Thursday2) Complete pre-writing worksheet "What do they Believe" if not already done in class(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Monday, December 11, 2017Language 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 EquationsHomework - A: #1-20; D: back #1-6Math:In class - More About Similar TrianglesHomework - H: finish #2HistoryIn 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 organizerHomework - 1) Vocabulary lesson 23 due Thursday2) Complete graphic organizer if not already done in class(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Friday, December 8, 2017Language 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 InequalitiesHomework - A: finish #4-10; D: noneMath:In class - Quiz, AA SimilarityHomework - E/G: finish classwork; H: noneHistoryIn class -Homework - .Reading:In class - Test on lesson 21 & 22, choose book report book, SSRHomework - Keep reading! Book report due January 12(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Thursday, December 7, 2017Language 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 InequalitiesHomework - A: finish front of word problems; D: finish classworkMath:In class - I Can Group ActivityHomework - study for quiz tomorrowHistoryIn class -Homework - .Reading:In class - We corrected vocab lesson 22 together and read play aloudHomework - 1) Complete vocab review sheet for lessons 21 & 22, test tomorrow.2) Book for historical fiction book report must be selected by tomorrow(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Wednesday, December 6, 2017Language 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 InequalitiesHomework - A: fractions #1-6, 10-12; D: finish #1-16Math:In class - I Can Group ActivityHomework - none, QUIZ FRIDAYHistoryIn class - The Whiskey Rebellion ActivityHomework - 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 withThe Shattered SkyHomework - 1) Vocabulary lesson 22 due tomorrow2) Read Scope play "Beware the Thunder- Rip Van Winkle Story" and complete questions #1-8 on worksheet(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Tuesday, December 5, 2017Language 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 SolutionsHomework - A: finish triangle page; D: finish classworkMath:In class - Angle Sum of a TriangleHomework - E: finish p. 32; G/H: finish p. 29-32HistoryIn 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 ActivityHomework - Political Party Assignment (see ISN 117)Reading:In class - We read Scope article The Shattered Sky and worked on our READ, THINK, EXPLAIN packetsHomework - 1) finish READ, THINK, EXPLAIN packet if not already done in class2) Vocab lesson 22 due Thursday(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Monday, December 4, 2017Language Arts:In class - Book group meetingHomework -Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn 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 Skyabout the 1917 Explosion in Halifax HarborHomework - Vocab Lesson 22 due Thursday, complete first page ("Before Reading" section) on your packet onThe Shattered Sky(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Friday, December 1, 2017Language Arts:In class - Paragraph on conflict; book group meeting #5Homework - Read and prepare assigned role sheet for meeting #6 on Monday.Algebra:In class - A: Solving Multi-Step Equations; D: Two-Step Equation Word ProblemsHomework - A: finish front of ws; D: noneMath:In class - Parallel Lines and TransversalsHomework - E: finish note example; G: finish #25-28; H: noneHistoryIn class -Homework - .Reading:In class - SSR with reading logsHomework - 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(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite 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 ProblemsHomework - A: finish through #20; D: finish frontMath:In class - Parallel Lines and TransversalsHomework - E/G: finish through #24; H: finish pageHistoryIn class -Homework - .Reading:In class - We visited the book fair (except period A- which will visit tomorrow) and we corrected Vocab Lesson 21Homework - Bring SSR Book to class tomorrow(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Wednesday,November 29, 2017 - Parent Teacher ConferencesLanguage 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 EquationsHomework - A: finish #1-10; D: finish p.10-11Math:In class - Parallel Lines and TransversalsHomework - E/G: #1-18; H: #1-22HistoryIn class - Group Test based on Three Branches, Separation of Powers, and Checks and BalancesHomework - 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 testHomework -Lesson 21 vocabulary & skill feature (pages 139&140) due tomorrow(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Tuesday,November 28, 2017Language Arts:In class - STAR reading assessment, worksheet on linking verbsHomework - 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 EquationsHomework - A: finish ws; D: finish through #20Math:In class - Notes: Parallel Lines, Angle RelationshipsHomework - finish classworkHistoryIn class - Superhero Activity on Separation of Powers and Checks and BalancesHomework - 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 textHomework -Lesson 21 vocabulary & skill feature (pages 139&140) due on Thursday(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Monday,November 27, 2017Language 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 PropertyHomework - A: finish p.4; D: noneMath:In class - Angles Associated with Parallel Lines, Notes: Parallel LinesHomework - noneHistoryIn 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(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite 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 -HistoryIn class -Homework - .Reading:In class - We continued using Google classroom in writing essay #2 from Native American Corn legendHomework - None, but remember that your historical fiction book for the report needs to be chosen by Friday December 8.(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Tuesday,November 21, 2017Language 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 -HistoryIn 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(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Monday,November 20, 2017Language Arts:In class - Book group meeting #2.Homework -Algebra:In class - A: review; D: Translating Algebraic ExpressionsHomework - A: Unit Test/Binder Check tomorrow; D: finish classworkMath:In class - Angles in a Triangle - QUIZ TOMORROWHomework - E: finish through #18; G: finish through #24; H: finish through #20HistoryIn 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.(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Friday,November 17, 2017Language Arts:In class - Book group meeting #1; prepare for meeting #2Homework - Prepare for book group meeting #2 on Monday.Algebra:In class - A: Properties of Exponents; D: TestHomework - A: finish properties of exponents (unit test/binder check Tuesday); D: noneMath:In class - Angles in a TriangleHomework - noneHistoryIn class -Homework - .Reading:In class - We took Vocab test on L 19 & 20 and had some SSR timeHomework - None, Have a great weekend!(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Thursday,November 16, 2017Language 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 -HistoryIn class -Homework - .Reading:In class - We corrected Vocabulary lesson 20 together, watched The Hitchhiker, and started review for vocab test tomorrowHomework - 1) Vocabulary review sheet, test tomorrow on Lessons 19 & 202) Bring SSR book to tomorrow's class(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Wednesday,November 15, 2017Language 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 ReviewHomework - A: finish Task; D: Unit Test Friday (and Binder Check)Math:In class - Supplementary Angles and Intersecting Lines, p. 4Homework - finish p.4HistoryIn class - Bill of Rights ActivitiesHomework - 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 activitiesHomework -Vocabulary lesson 20 due tomorrow, test on L.19 & 20 on Friday(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Tuesday,November 14, 2017Language 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 -HistoryIn 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 playThe Hitchhikerwhile filling out our Setting, Mood, Tone graphic organizersHomework -Vocabulary lesson 20 due Thursday, test on L.19 & 20 on Friday(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Monday,November 13, 2017Language 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 PlanetsHomework - finish classworkMath:In class - Triangle Angle SumsHomework - finish p.1-3HistoryIn 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 onThe Monkey's PawHomework - Vocabulary lesson 20 due Thursday, test on L.19 & 20 on Friday(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Friday,November 10, 2017Language Arts:In class - Strategies for reading nonfiction text; read and answer questions on nonfiction article "Protect Your Privacy Online."Homework - noneAlgebra:In class - A: Estimating Quantities; D: Operation with Numbers in Scientific NotationHomework - A: Exercise 4&5; D: noneMath:In class - Unit Test/Binder CheckHomework - noneHistoryIn class -Homework - .Reading:In class - SSR with Reading LogsHomework - NONE(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Thursday,November 9, 2017Language Arts:In class - Continue practice with complete sentences, editing and revisionHomework - 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 NotationHomework - A; finish #1-12; D: Finish 8abcMath:In class - station reviewHomework - study for UNIT TEST TOMORROW (and Binder Check)HistoryIn class -Homework - .Reading:In class - We corrected Vocab 19 together and went over Horror Genre worksheetHomework - Bring a book to class tomorrow for SSR(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Wednesday,November 8, 2017Language Arts:In class - Practice with complete sentences and editing and revisionHomework - 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 NotationHomework - noneMath:In class - Foldable, Station ReviewHomework - Study for Unit Test on Friday (+ binder check)HistoryIn 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 genreHomework - 1) Horror genre worksheet2) Vocabulary lesson 19 due tomorrow(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Tuesday,November 7, 2017 (No School - Professional Day)Monday,November 6, 2017Language Arts:In class - Notes on nouns, IXL practice - complete sentencesHomework - noneAlgebra:In class - A: Logarithms; D: Operations in Scientific NotationHomework - A: Finish ws; D: noneMath:In class - Pythagorean Theorem in 3DHomework - E: #3-5; G: #3-7a; H: #1-6HistoryIn 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 QuestionsPeriod 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(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Friday,November 3, 2017Language Arts:In class - Finish discussion of "The Veldt"; IXL practice - complete sentencesHomework - noneAlgebra:In class - A:Simplifying Cube Roots; D: Scientific NotationHomework - A: finish #1-10, pick a challenge question; D: noneMath:BINDER CHECK AND UNIT TEST NEXT WEEKIn class - Converse, Pythag in 3DHomework - E/H: #2, G: #4HistoryIn class -Homework - .Reading:In class - We corrected vocab 18 together, took test on lessons 17 & 18 and had some SSR timeHomework - None, have a great weekend!(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Thursday,November 2, 2017Language Arts:In class - .Homework -Algebra:In class - Simplifying Cube Roots, (Intro to Logarithms)Homework - D: Finish log wsMath:In class - Fire in Pythagorville, start ConverseHomework - noneHistoryIn 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 testHomework - Vocabulary lesson 18 due Friday.(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Wednesday,November 1, 2017Language Arts:In class - Read "The Veldt" by Ray BradburyHomework - Get permission slip for Ellis Tech signed and return tomorrow.Algebra:In class - Simplifying Radical ExpressionsHomework - A: Finish front; D: Simplifying Cubes #1-10, one of the challenge questionsMath:In class - Fire in Pythagorville (will finish in class tomorrow)Homework - makeup word problems page if not finished over the weekendHistoryIn 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 PawHomework - 1) Complete Monkey's Paw questions 1-8 worksheet.2) Lesson 18 vocab due Friday(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite 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 -HistoryIn class -Homework - .Reading:In class -Homework -(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite 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 -HistoryIn class -Homework - .Reading:In class -Homework -(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Friday,October 27, 2017 - READING DAYLanguage Arts:In class - Final day to submit stories. Reading Day.Homework - none.Algebra:In class - Simplifying RadicalsHomework - noneMath:In class - Word ProblemsHomework - finish classworkHistoryIn class - Reading DayHomework - 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(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Thursday,October 26, 2017Language Arts:In class - Test onThe Giver.Homework - Final corrections of story if necessary.Bring a book for Reading Day tomorrow.

Algebra:I

n class - Quiz, Radicals/Rational ExponentsHomework - noneMath:In class - The Distance FormulaHomework - finish classworkHistoryIn class -Homework -Reading:In class - We corrected vocab L 17 together and reviewed MOODHomework -1) Read The Monkey's Paw play in your Scope magazine and complete EXPLORING MOOD worksheet 2) Bring SSR book to class tomorrow(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Wednesday,October 25, 2017Language 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 onThe Giverfor test tomorrow.Algebra:In class - review exponentsHomework - study for quiz, QUIZ TOMORROWMath:In class - IXL - Pythagorean TheoremHomework - make sure all three skills have at least 60 pointsHistoryIn 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 articleOur World Turned to WaterHomework - 1) Finish READ, THINK, EXPLAIN packets if not already done in class. 2) Vocabulary lesson 17 due tomorrow(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Tuesday,October 24, 2017Language Arts:In class - Review important themes, symbols, and events fromThe Giverfor test Thursday.Homework - noneAlgebra:In class - Review: Properties of ExponentsHomework - none, Quiz ThursdayMath:In class - Multi-Step Pythagorean Theorem (area and perimeter)Homework - finish classworkHistoryIn class - Founding Father ProfileHomework - 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 topicHomework - Complete first page "Before Reading" of your Read, Think, Explain packet(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Monday,October 23, 2017Language Arts:In class - Analyze differences between the text ofThe Giverand 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: QuizHomework - A: #1-18, Quiz PostponedMath:In class - QuizHomework - noneHistoryIn 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 17Homework - Vocab lesson 17 due Thursday(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Friday,October 20, 2017Language Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:In class - STARHomework - study for quiz on exponentsMath:In class - STARHomework - study for quiz on pythagorean theorem, test edits due monHistoryIn class -Homework -Reading:In class - We finished up Aeneid tests, and SSR with Reading logsHomework - None(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Thursday,October 19, 2017Language Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:In class - A: Properties of Exponents, Quiz Tuesday; D: Radicals and Rational Exponents, Quiz MondayHomework - finish classworkMath:In class - Multi-Step Pythagorean Theorem, Quiz MondayHomework - finish frontHistoryPeriod A: See yesterday's postAll 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 theThe Aeneidand took an open book comprehension testHomework - Bring SSR book to class tomorrow(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Wednesday,October 18, 2017Language Arts:In class - Symbolism inThe Giver.Homework - Complete worksheet on symbolism inThe Giver.Algebra:In class - A: Foldable; D: More Properties of ExponentsHomework - D: finish classworkMath:In class - The Pythagorean TheoremHomework - finish wsHistoryIn 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 & discussThe Aeneid (scenes 5-8)Homework - None(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Tuesday,October 17, 2017Language 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 ExponentsHomework - D: finish ws from classMath:In class - Pythagorean TheoremHomework - E/H: finish #1-6, G: finish #1-12History: 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 ourAeneidessays (diary entry) in Google classroomHomework -Aeneiddiary entry in Google classroom is due before class tomorrow(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Monday,October 16, 2017Language Arts:In class - Answer questions for chp. 21-23 inThe Giverand 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 ExponentsHomework - Mixed Integer Exponents (f&b of first page)Math:In class - Unit Test, Binder CheckHomework - noneHistoryIn 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 inThe Aeneidand began our essays in Google classroomHomework -Aeneiddiary entry in Google classroom is due before class on Wednesday(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Friday,October 13, 2017Language Arts:In class - Vocabulary quiz chp. 15-23 vocabulary; writers' workshop - peer feedback on story drafts.Homework - Finish readingThe Giver.Algebra:In class - A: Notes - Properties of Exponents, Exponent Problems; D: Properties of ExponentsHomework - A: 5-1 #2-50 even, 76-77; D: noneMath:In class - Review ProjectHomework - Review WS (answer key - may need school email login to view Google Doc), Unit Test/Binder Check MondayHistoryIn class - Complete the American Revolution Culminating Activity: chart and banner. Both are due today.Begin study of Articles of ConfederationHomework - 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 logsHomework - NONE(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Thursday,October 12, 2017Language 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 problemsHomework - A: none; D: 5-2 #2-40 evenMath:In class - Review ProjectHomework - Unit Test/Binder Check MondayHistoryIn class -American Revolution Culminating Activity: Chart and Banner.Homework -Finish Chart and Banner.Reading:In class - Pick roles, and begin to read aloud and discussThe Aeneid.Homework - Bring SSR book for tomorrow's class(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Wednesday,October 11, 2017Language Arts:In class - Vocabulary activity; read chp. 18-19 inThe 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 ProblemsHomework - A: study, organize binder; D: Exponent Problems #2-50 even, 76-77Math:In class - Simplifying Cube Roots (notes), Comparing Irrational NumbersHomework - #4-10HistoryIn class -Treaty of Paris Simulation Group ActivityHomework -Treaty of Paris Map and Questions. Do on separate paper in complete sentences.Reading:In class - IntroducedThe 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(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite 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, 2017Language Arts:In class - Writers' Workshop - Show, Don't Tell activity; story revision.Homework - noneAlgebra:In class - A: Review Project; D: Unit TestHomework - A: Review ws, Unit Test/Binder Check Thurs; D: noneMath:In class - Quiz, Rational and Irrational NumbersHomework - finish classworkHistoryIn class - The Battle of Yorktown: Here is the text:https://hastworldhistory9thgrade.wikispaces.com/file/view/Ch+6+Section+4+Winning+Independence.pdf

Homework - NoneReading:In class - Turn in book reports, SSR with reading logsHomework - None, Enjoy your long weekend!(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Thursday,October 5, 2017Language Arts:In class - Vocabulary crossword puzzle, Memory Transmission activity forThe Giver.Homework - Memory Transmission worksheet.Algebra:In class - A: Pythagorean Theorem in 3D; D: Review ProjectHomework - A: finish #1-5, Unit Test/Binder Check Thursday; D: review for test, Unit Test/Binder Check tomorrowMath:In class - Cubes and Cube RootsHomework - Finish classworkHistoryIn class - Chapter 6, S. 3: The War Widens. Read text and complete note guide for ISNText 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 EssayPeriod 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 testHomework - 1) Book report due tomorrow, remember to print out a copy to turn in.2) Bring SSR book to tomorrow's class(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Wednesday,October 4, 2017Language Arts:In class - Discuss chp. 15-16; vocab for chps. 15-23 (quiz 10/13); begin reading chp. 17.Homework - Finish reading chp. 17Algebra:In class - A: The Distance Formula, Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem; D: Review activityHomework - A: Converse #23-30; D: TEST FRIDAY and binder checkMath:In class - Understand Irrational NumbersHomework - #1-19HistoryIn 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 8-14Homework - Book report due Friday(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Tuesday,October 3, 2017Language Arts:In class - Writers' Workshop - peer feedback and revision of stories.Homework - Read chp. 15 and 16 inThe Giver.Algebra:In class - A: Finish the Pythagorean Theorem, Distance Formula; D: Pythagorean Theorem in 3D, review project - TEST FRIDAYHomework - A: finish #1-6; D: prepare review questions for projectMath:In class - Simplifying Radicals, Understanding Irrational NumbersHomework - E: finish classworkHistoryIn 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 reportsHomework -Summer Reading book report due October 6. We'll have laptops in class today to type.(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Monday,October 2, 2017Language 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 #1-4Math:In class - Simplifying Square RootsHomework - finish classworkHistoryIn class - Valley Forge DBQHomework -Valley Forge DBQ continuedNOTICE: 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 reportsHomework -Summer Reading book report due October 6. We'll have laptops in class today and Tuesday to type.(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sScience:Schoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Friday,September 29, 2017Language Arts:In class - Writers' WorkshopHomework - Work on story drafts (completed by Tuesday).Algebra:In class - A: Rational and Irrational Numbers; D: The Distance FormulaHomework - A: none; D: #19-24Math:In class -Square Roots Worksheet, Simplifying Square RootsHomework - finish #1-6HistoryIn 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 logsHomework - 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'sSchoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Thursday,September 28, 2017Language Arts:In class - Vocab words chp. 11-14; discuss chp. 13Homework - Work on story drafts (completed by Tuesday).Algebra:In class - A: Comparing Irrational Numbers; D: Multi-Step Pythagorean TheoremHomework - A: finish classwork #4-11; D: finish classworkMath:In class - Review HW (estimating square roots), review yesterday's quizHomework - Quiz edits due MondayHistoryIn 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 Scenes1-7Homework - 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 6Science:(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sSchoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Wednesday,September 27, 2017Language Arts:In class - Vocab quiz chp. 7-10; discuss chp. 12; activity - The Importance of ColorHomework - Read chp. 13Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn class - Conclude Declaration of Independence activity. Read Chapter 6, Section 2: A Critical TimeHomework - 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 6Science:(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sSchoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Tuesday,September 26, 2017Language Arts:In class - Writing workshop - Creating paragraphs in narrative writing; continue narrative draftsHomework - Study for vocab quiz chp. 7-10.Algebra:In class - A: Understand Irrational Numbers, Cubes and Cube Roots; D: Pythagorean TheoremHomework - A: Cubes and Cube Roots e-j; D: finish classworkMath:In class - Estimating Square RootsHomework - Practice #1-9, 15-17, study for QUIZ TOMORROWHistoryIn 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 6Science:(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sSchoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Monday,September 25, 2017Language 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. 12Algebra:In class - A: Understanding Irrational Numbers; D: Proof Pythagorean TheoremHomework - A: Try It - classify and explain; D: Use words and numbers to explain how the first proof worksMath:In class - This is Perfect, Squares and Square RootsHomework - Practice BHistoryIn 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 6Science:(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sSchoologywebsite 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 narrativesHomework - Finish chp. 10 for Monday.Algebra:In class - A: Estimating Square Roots, Understanding Irrational Numbers, QUIZ MONDAY; D: Quiz, Comparing Irrational NumbersHomework - A: none; D: #1-11 (#11 use guess & check method)Math:In class - finish partner activity, IXL, QUIZ WEDNESDAYHomework - finish partner activityHistoryIn class -Homework -Reading:In class - Completed our Iliad Tests, SSR & Reading LogsHomework - Summer Reading book report due October 6Science:(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sSchoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Thursday,September 21, 2017Language Arts:In class - Vocab activity; read chp. 8-9Homework - Read chp. 10 for MondayAlgebra:In class - A: Simplify and Find the Square Roots, Estimating Square Roots, QUIZ MONDAY; D: Cubes and Cube Roots, QUIZ TOMORROWHomework - A: finish example 2, #1-9; D: finish estimating cube roots if not finished in classMath:In class - Translating Repeating Decimals (partner matching activity)Homework - noneHistoryIn 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 class2) Bring SSR book to Friday's class3) Summer Reading book report due October 6Science:(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sSchoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Wednesday,September 20, 2017Language Arts:In class - Vocab notes chp. 7-10; read chp. 7Homework - 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 NumbersHomework - A: Squares and Square Roots #1-22; D: Understand Irrational Numbers #1-19Math:In class - Converting Repeating Decimals to FractionsHomework - Problem Set #1-4, 8HistoryIn 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 8-14Homework - 1)Iliad Prompt needs to be turned in (through Google classroom) before Friday's class2) Summer Reading book report due October 6Science:(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sSchoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Tuesday,September 19, 2017Language 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 RootsHomework - A: #2,3,4,5,9; D: #1-9, 15-17Math:In class - Converting Repeating Decimals to FractionsHomework - Exercise 2HistoryIn class -Quiz for Periods D,E, G, H. Period A will be tomorrow. Fort Ticonderoga War Message and Map assignment. See text athttps://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 6Science:(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sSchoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Monday,September 18, 2017Language 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 RootsHomework - A: finish notes example 1, D: p.22Math:In class - Rational Numbers: Decimal ConversionsHomework - noneHistoryIn class -Finish Patriot, Loyalist, Neutral Activity, Review for tomorrow's quiz. See Study GuideHomework - Study for QuzReading: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 classroomScience:(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sSchoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Friday,September 15, 2017Language Arts:In class - Writing workshop - continue writing narratives.Homework - Finish reading chp. 6 inThe Giver.Algebra:In class - Converting Repeating Decimals to Fraction, (D: Notes Convert Repeating DecimalsHomework - A: p.15 Exercise 3&4Math:In class - Review: Operations with Rational NumbersHomework - p.8HistoryIn 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 6Science:(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sSchoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Thursday,September 14, 2017Language Arts:In class - Vocabulary activity; finish activity "Welcome to Utopia"; read chp. 6Homework - 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 - STARHomework -Math:In class - STARHomework -HistoryIn 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 IliadHomework - 1) Bring SSR book to class tomorrow 2) Finish "The Iliad" summary worksheet if not already completed in classScience:(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sSchoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Wednesday,September 13, 2017Language Arts:In class - Record vocabulary for chp. 4-6. Work in groups to complete activity "Welcome to Utopia".Homework - Read chp. 5 inThe Giver.Algebra:In class - Converting Repeating Decimals to Fractions, IXLHomework - none (if classwork was finished)Math:In class - Quiz Retake, IXLHomework - noneHistoryIn 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 IliadHomework - noneScience:(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sSchoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Tuesday,September 12, 2017Language Arts:In class - Vocabulary Quiz, chp. 1-3 vocab. Writing workshop: handouts on story ideas and writing leads.Homework - Finish reading chp. 4 ofThe 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 FractionsHomework - noneMath:In class - Matching Rational Numbers (partners), IXL - 8th grade - Rational NumbersHomework - study for quiz retake tomorrowHistoryIn 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 videoHomework - Read Scenes 1 through 7 of The Iliad play and be prepared to answer some basic plot and character questionsScience:(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sSchoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Monday,September 11, 2017Language Arts:In class - Review vocabulary, respond to questions for chp. 3 ofThe Giver, and begin read aloud of chp. 4.Homework - Study for tomorrow's vocabulary quiz.Algebra:STAR ThursdayIn class - A: finish operations with rational numbers, D: Converting Repeating Decimals to FractionsHomework - noneMath:STAR ThursdayIn class - review quiz from Friday, Matching Rational Numbers (partners)Homework - none (Quiz retakes on Wednesday)HistoryIn 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 AssessmentHomework - EXPLORING MOOD worksheet for Scope play "Hercules the Mighty"Science:(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sSchoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Friday,September 8, 2017Language 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 - QuizHomework - D: finish classwork p. 8Math:In class - QuizHomework - noneHistoryIn 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 logsHomework - Summer Reading Book report due October 6Science:(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sSchoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Thursday,September 7, 2017Language 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 NumbersHomework - A: finish classwork (p. 6&7)Math:In class - Review: Operations with Rational NumbersHomework - finish classwork (p. 6&7)HistoryIn class - Thirteen Colonies Letter Assignment. See the following sections in the text: New England Colonies can be found athttps://hastworldhistory9thgrade.wikispaces.com/file/view/Ch+3+section+2+The+New+England+Colonies.pdf

Middle Colonies can be found athttps://hastworldhistory9thgrade.wikispaces.com/file/view/Ch+3+section+3+The%20Middle%20Colonies.pdf

Southern Colonies can be found athttps://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 forScope play "Hercules the Mighty" and discuss qualities of Myth as a genreHomework - 1) Complete Myth graphic organizer if not done in class. 2) Bring SSR book to class tomorrowScience:(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sSchoologywebsite 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 ofThe Giver.Homework - P. D and E - Finish chp. 1 and read chp. 2 ofThe Giver(p. A ,G, and H read chp. 1 only).Algebra:In class - Review: Operations with Rational NumbersHomework - noneMath:In class - Review: Operations with Rational NumbersHomework - G/H - finish classwork for homeworkHistoryIn class - 13 colonies powerpoint and notesHomework - NoneReading: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'sSchoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Tuesday,September 5, 2017Language Arts:In class - Vocab notes forThe Giver, chp. 1-3Homework - Mug Shot 3 (editing worksheet).Rewriteall sentences, making any changes necessary.Algebra:In class - Review: Rational NumbersHomework - finish classworkMath:In class - Review: Rational NumbersHomework - finish classworkHistoryIn class - Thirteen Colonies. See ISNHomework - NoneReading: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'sSchoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Monday,September 4, 2017 - NO SCHOOL - Labor DayFriday,September 1, 2017Language Arts:In class -Narrative writing prompt; rules for working in groupsHomework -Have a great weekend!Algebra:In class - Review: Rational NumbersHomework -Math:In class - Review: Rational NumbersHomework -HistoryIn class - Textbook Scavenger HuntHomework - None. Enjoy the Labor Day weekend!Reading:In class - SSR, Reading logsHomework - None, have a great weekend!Science:(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sSchoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Thursday,August 31, 2017Language Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:In class - Review: Rational NumbersHomework -Math:In class - Review: Rational NumbersHomework -HistoryIn class - Textbook Scavenger HuntHomework - 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'sSchoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Wednesday,August 30, 2017Language Arts:In class -Homework -Algebra:In class -Homework -Math:In class -Homework -HistoryIn 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 6Summer reading BR- letter for movie.pdf

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Science:(Click on the word Science to go to Mr. B'sSchoologywebsite to learn what took place in class today and what was for homework.)Tuesday,August 29, 2017 -NO SCHOOL - Professional DayMonday,August 28, 2017 - NO SCHOOL - Professional Day