Assignments 1/31

January 31, 2017

Algebra 2:

Students will simplify square roots

English 12:

Students will use the internet to find “reliable sources”

Ind. Reading

Students will read independently

  • We read independently
  • We also did a journal entry:
    • choose a quote from your reading and incorporate it into three sentences using an embedded quote, a tagged quote, and a quote introduced by a sentence and colon.
      Examples:

      1. Macbeth’s “fears in Banquo stick deep.” [embedded]
      2. In an aside Macbeth says, “My fears in Banquo stick deep.” [tagged]
      3. Though he is now king, Macbeth is unsettled: “My fears in Banquo stick   deep.” [sentence w/colon]

Assignments 1/30

January 30, 2017

Algebra 2:

Students will simplify square roots

  • We took some notes
  • Then we worked on this Pun
  • Then we worked on this Pun

English 12:

Students will use their real-world talents in order to create a unique project regarding the Holocaust / Night

  • The Video Speech is due today via email
  • We started the Research Project by filling out this Proposal

Ind. Reading

Students will read independently

  • We read independently
  • We also did a journal entry:
    • Because today was shortened, we’ll do a simple one: Summarize what you read in 50+ words

Assignments 1/27

January 27, 2017

Algebra 2:

Students will prove knowledge of logarithms.  they will also practice simplifying square roots

  • We finished up the review from yesterday
  • Then we took a test
  • Then we handed in everything from the Log unit
  • Then we worked on this Pun

English 12:

Students will use their real-world talents in order to create a unique project regarding the Holocaust / Night

  • Pictures of your 3D Projects are due Today via email
  • The iSearch Paper is due Today via email
  • The Video Speech is due Monday via email
  • Also, think about what you’d lke to do for your Research Project

Ind. Reading

Students will read independently

  • We read independently
  • We also did a journal entry:
    • Choose a quote from your reading and incorporate it into three sentences using an embedded quote, a tagged quote, and a quote introduced by a sentence and colon. Examples:
      1. Macbeth’s “fears in Banquo stick deep.” [embedded]
      2. In an aside Macbeth says, “My fears in Banquo stick deep.” [tagged]
      3. Though he is now king, Macbeth is unsettled: “My fears in Banquo stick   deep.” [sentence w/colon]

Assignments 1/26

January 26, 2017

Algebra 2:

Students will practice solving equations with logarithms

  • I talked about the importance of repitition in learning new math
  • Then we did a review
  • Then we took a test

English 12:

Students will use their real-world talents in order to create a unique project regarding the Holocaust / Night

  • Everyone got to work on their projects
  • Pictures of your 3D Projects are due Friday via email
  • The iSearch Paper is due Friday via email
  • The Video Speech is due Monday via email

Ind. Reading

Students will read independently

  • We read independently
  • We also did a journal entry:
    • Make a connection between something in your book and any of the pieces of literature you’ve read for a high school class. It can be any similarity in plot, character, conflict, theme, setting, topic, etc.

Assignments 1/25

January 25, 2017

Algebra 2:

Students will practice solving equations with logarithms

  • I talked about the importance of repitition in learning new math
  • Then we did this page from an older math book
  • There will be a quiz tomorrow or Friday (depending on how fast we get through the Review)

English 12:

Students will use their real-world talents in order to create a unique project regarding the Holocaust / Night

  • The iSearch Table is due today
  • Everyone got to work on their projects
  • Pictures of your 3D Projects are due Friday via email
  • The iSearch Paper is due Friday via email
  • The Video Speech is due Monday via email

Ind. Reading

Students will read independently

  • We read independently
  • We also did a journal entry:
    • Would you like to meet the main character of your book?  Could you be friends?  Explain.

Assignments 1/24

January 24, 2017

Algebra 2:

Students will practice solving equations with logarithms

English 12:

Students will use their real-world talents in order to create a unique project regarding the Holocaust / Night

  • Everyone got a copy of the Video Assignment sheet
  • Everyone got a copy of the Video Rubric
  • Everyone got to work on their projects
  • Today is the last day to show me a picture of your project
  • In the last little bit of the hour, everyone filled out the last entry of the iSearch Table

Ind. Reading

Students will read independently

  • We read independently
  • We also did a journal entry:
    • Indirect characterization (meaning, you can’t say “cuz the author says so”): Describe one personality trait of your main character and how you figured that out.
    • Also do that for a secondary character.

Assignments 1/23

January 23, 2017

Algebra 2:

Students will practice solving equations with logarithms

English 12:

Students will use their real-world talents in order to create a unique project regarding the Holocaust / Night

  • Everyone got a copy of the iSearch Suggestions 
  • Everyone got a copy of the iSearch Rubric
  • Everyone got to work on their projects
  • Everyone gave me a picture of their project progress
  • In the last little bit of the hour, everyone filled out the iSearch Table

Ind. Reading

Students will read independently

  • We read independently
  • We also did a journal entry: Copy a quote from your book and explain how it relates to the rest of the book in 50+ words

 


Assignments 1/20

January 20, 2017

Algebra 2:

Students will practice solving equations using logarithms

English 12:

Students will use their real-world talents in order to create a unique project regarding the Holocaust / Night

  • Everyone got to work on their projects
  • In the last little big of the hour, everyone filled out the iSearch Table

Ind. Reading

Students will read independently

  • We read independently
  • Summarize today’s reading in 50+ words

Assignments 1/19

January 19, 2017

Algebra 2:

Students will prove knowledge of simple logarithms and practice solving

English 12:

Students will use their real-world talents in order to create a unique project regarding the Holocaust / Night

  • Everyone got to work on their projects
  • In the last little big of the hour, everyone filled out the iSearch Table and the Google Classroom Question

Ind. Reading

Students will verbally describe various aspects of their books

  • We did the Book Talk Oral Book Report (students with last names L-Z)
  • Any time left over was dedicated to independent reading

 


Assignments 1/18

January 18, 2017

Algebra 2:

Students will use the change-of-base formula to simplify expressions

English 12:

Students will use their real-world talents in order to create a unique project regarding the Holocaust / Night

  • Everyone got a copy of this.  We talked about the expectations of the iSearch Paper
  • Everyone got to work on their projects
  • In the last little big of the hour, everyone filled out the iSearch Table and the Google Classroom Question

Ind. Reading

Students will verbally describe various aspects of their books

  • We did the Book Talk Oral Book Report (students with last names A-K)
  • Any time left over was dedicated to independent reading