September 14, 2020


ROCKY HEIGHTS MIDDLE SCHOOL                                                                     September 14 - 18,2020

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Mountaineers Classes September 14 - 18, 2020

A description of goings on for the week follows. Students should use this information along with information from class, Edmodo calendar and Google Classroom. 

Language Arts 

8th Grade LA

Cohort A: Students will conclude their study of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by finishing the book and an assignment titled Story Element Breakdown. They will also learn more about identifying key details and the central idea in literature.

Cohort B: The week begins with a comparison/contrast of texts that present individuals who face and overcome adversity. On Tuesday students will begin their study of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon.

Advanced LA

Students will complete the Perspectives on Desegregation assignment early this week. They will also read Part IV of Brown Girl Dreaming and learn more about literary allusions.

Math

Math 8 (Periods 1 and 2) - 

All assignment details can be found in Google Classroom

 

eLearning Day #1 - "Multi-Step Solving Review - M8" #1-8 only

eLearning Day #2 and 3 - "Multi-Step Equations" Selected Answers also included

 

In Class Day #1 - Quiz on One-Step and Two-Step Solving; Multi-Step Solving examples

In Class Day #2 - Multi-Step Around the Room

 

Algebra I (Periods 3, 5 and 6) - All assignment details can be found in Google Classroom

 

eLearning Day #1, 2 and 3: Work on "Cut and Tape" take home quiz

 

In Class Day #1 - Complete "In Class Function Practice 2020"

In Class Day #2 - Functions matching cards

 

Wellness: 

Screen Shot 2017-08-21 at 3.52.22 PM.pngWe are in running the mile protest and working on our running a analysis this week.

We are running the mile protest and working on our running analysis this week.


Science:

This week, we continue our genetics unit. All assignments will be in Google Classroom under classwork.  

Click on this for a pdf of the schedule for the week.  Students need to access the assignments within google classroom.


An in-class Punnett Square quiz will be this week:

Cohort B on Tuesday

Cohort A on Wednesday


Other activities include Creating a Monster (using the genetics information from part 1) and learning about other inheritance patterns including incomplete dominance and codominance later in the week.


Social Studies:

This week in Social Studies we are concluding our discussion and examination of Colonial Life by examining Economic Systems of the Colonies.

Students have a content grade due Friday 9/18 (9/11 Personal Interviews)

Students are also going to write an obituary on Ben Franklin (due 9/25)

Also, many students have yet to purchase a folder or colored pencils for my class. Please take care of this as soon as possible.

 

9/14 SS Calendar Cohort A

9/14 SS Calendar Cohort B

TEAM MOUNTAINEERS:


BOX TOPS for:

    RHMS Mountaineers!

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PLEASE download the app and scan your grocery receipts for those box tops!! They add up!!  At the end of the year and sometimes, during the year, we use the proceeds from these to fund celebratory activities and awards we cannot otherwise do.


If you have collected any paper box tops, please bring them in to Ms. Lindquist who is managing the box tops for the Mountaineer’s team. 


Check out how to collect box tops using an app.  See the video link for details:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hh94b2BvFK4&feature=youtu.be





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