September 8, 2020


ROCKY HEIGHTS MIDDLE SCHOOL                                                                           September 8 - 10,2020

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Mountaineers Classes September 8 - September 10, 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

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All Classes

- This week students will receive feedback on several assignments and assessments they've completed thus far.

 

8th Grade LA

- Cohort A will nearly finish reading The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time. An assignment called Story Element Breakdown will ask them to report on how various story elements (characters, setting, etc.) contribute to the story as a whole.

- Cohort B will finish the Story Discussion assignment this week. They'll also learn more about the use of figurative language.

 

Advanced LA

- Students will read Part III of Brown Girl Dreaming this week. They'll also work on a collaborative assignment called Perspectives on Desegregation that goes along with the book.


Math

Math 8 (Periods 1 and 2) - All assignment details can be found in Google Classroom

Tuesday, 9/8:   "Equations One-Step and Two-Step" Worksheet (both in person and eLearning)

 

eLearning: Multi-Step Solving Video Introduction; Make sure all practice problems (both in person and eLearning) are labeled with title and date for quiz on Friday

 

In Person: Around the room activity for One- and Two-Step Equation Solving

 

Friday, 9/11: Required Problems Quiz - For this quiz, you will use your notebook and I will be asking you about specific problems from various assignments. The quiz will be completed via a Google Form during your class meeting on Friday.

 

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

Tuesday, 9/8:   Finish our Functions from last week; you have 8 T-Charts and Graphs left to do (both in person and eLearning)

 

eLearning:  Functions Practice 2020; Make sure all practice problems (both in person and eLearning) are labeled with title and date for quiz on Friday

 

In Person: New Functions to work on all 5 Faces

 

Friday, 9/11: Required Problems Quiz - For this quiz, you will use your notebook and I will be asking you about specific problems from various assignments. The quiz will be completed via a Google Form during your class meeting on Friday.

 

Wellness: 

Screen Shot 2017-08-21 at 3.52.22 PM.pngThis week we will be finishing our My Plate activity as well as starting an Everfi revolving around what it is like to be a 13-year-old. 


Science:

This week, we continue our genetics unit learning about Punnett Squares.  There will be Punnett Problem sets and we will be doing Part 1 of the Superhero GMO Contest.

A quiz is scheduled for Friday over vocabulary we have used thus far.  (It is NOT a game format this time.)  Assignments and schedule for the week are posted in Google Classroom.


Social Studies:

In social studies students are continuing to work on their colonial ads, Where Would You Colonize? We are also discussing religion and culture of the colonies. On Friday, in remembrance of Patriot Day, students will complete a personal interview activity where they will talk with a family member about their memories of 9/11.Screen Shot 2017-08-21 at 3.29.13 PM.png

Weekly Calendar SS Cohort A 9/7

Weekly Calendar SS Cohort B 9/7

TEAM 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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