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  • Homework Connection Grade 8 for the week of September 29, 2014






    Science (Dunnabeck-Green)

    Astronomy Unit kick off

    chapter 19 to 21. 

    Set up Science notebook

    Discuss equinox and solstice terms 

    Review for Chapter 1 test. Know classroom safety and procedures . 4 spheres, theory/vs law/scientific method. See page 29

    GO ONLINE BOX page 29 self assessment practice

    Science test chapter 1

     Prep Phases of the Moon Oreo Cookie Lab. Learn the names of the 8 phases and what they look like. Recognize that sun lights up the moon.

    Continue Astronomy

    Do Phases of the Moon lab. 

    8th grade Activity night! 

    Kensington's Astronomy at the Beach! 6:00 to 11:00 PM

    Social Studies (Browning)

    Finish Open Mind on Life in the Army reading.

    Due Tuesday for 20 points.

    "The North and South in 1860" hanodut 76C-D pie charts.

    Due Wednesday for 20 points.

    Ken Burns' "Civil War: Episode 3" video.

    Finish movie questions on the handout if not done.

    Due Thursday for 31 points.



    ELA (Stahl)

    Unit 1 : Notebook Launch

    NWEA testing

    Unit 1:  Notebook Launch

    Adj/adv wksh 173/174 due

    Adj/adv quiz

    Unit 1:  Notebook Launch

     Poetry Pack

     Unit 1:  Notebook Launch


    Unit 1:  Notebook Launch

     Outside Reading due October 8


    Life Skills 

    Math (Lamarand) Special Education 8th

    Homework page 14, #1,3, 6-11, 13

    Due on Thursday 9/25


    Review for quiz

     Quiz solving one and two step equations .1 & 1.2
    Math (parkes)

     finish p. 23#12-33




    Quiz on 1.1-1.3 - solving equations



    Finish p. 117 #1-16

     Quiz on 3.1 and 3.2