Topic outline

  • Homework Connection Grade 8 for the week of October 20, 2014






    Science (Dunnabeck-Green)

    Astronomy Unit continues

    chapter 19 to 21. 

    Use Science notebook


    Test over chapter 19

    read pages 706-710

    Update your science journal. Draw two parts in. page 11 Parts  and features ofthe Sun.Definitions  Page 12 Electromagnetic spectrum. Read 745-747

    Poster Project Assigned. How a star evolves. Due Tuesday. Paper will be provided. 

    Student must demonstrate knowledge of a star's cycle and how the characteristics determine the end of it's cycle. pages 762 to 766.  

    NJHS Actvity NIght. Halloween theme. 

    Class discussion on characteristics of stars from their reading. 

    Poster due Tuesday.

    Social Studies (Browning)

    Watch Liberty's Kids: Episode 4.

    Viewing Guide due Tuesday.

    15 points.

    Finish any Liberty's Kids Episodes that you haven't completed.

    Due Wednesday.

    15 points

    Work on your end of the unit for the causes of the American Rev. project.

    100 points.

    Due Tuesday.

    Same as Wed. Same as Thursday.

    ELA (Stahl)

    Unit 1 : Notebook Launch

    Narrative Poetry Vocabulary Quiz

    Hmwk: Narrative Planning Sheet

    Unit 1:  Notebook Launch

    Discussion of Narrative Poetry Rubric

    Begin drafting narrative poem


    Unit 1:  Notebook Launch

    Narrative Organizational Tool (graphic organizer to plan for structure of poem)

    Continue rough draft

    Poetry Pack due

     Unit 1:  Notebook Launch

     Rough draft of poem

    Begin revising and editing


    Unit 1:  Notebook Launch

    Rough draft of narrative poem due

    Hmwk:  ORP due Nov. 24



    Life Skills 

    Math (Lamarand) Special Education 8th

    Begin chapter 2 Transformations

     coordinate grid picture for homework

    Math (parkes)





    Quiz 2.1-2.3



    finish practice 3.5A/B



    Quiz 3.4-3.5