Monday, October 18, 2021

Hey guys,

I hope you all had a nice and relaxing break and are ready to come back and learn! Here’s what we are studying in my classes this week:

US History: We are finishing the movie The Patriot, then learning about the Siege of Boston, the Battle of Bunker Hill, and the British invasion of New York.

US Government: We are learning about the 3 major conflicts of the Constitutional Convention which shaped our current form of government in preparation for our class Constitutional Convention.

Post-WW2: We are continuing our study of the Vietnam War, specifically the Gulf of Tonkin incident and the beginning of major US involvement.

NEWSLETTER FOR THE WEEK OF 10/18

Welcome to the last week of the grading.! We will be presenting our famous people presentations in Spanish in class. we will then also do some other activities reviewing adjectives and sentence structure. Please make sure anything you can still turn in, gets turned in.

duolingo
ziplet
gimkit

This week we will be learning about Dia de los muertos, comparing it to US holidays, and discussing how it is celebrated.

Duolingo
Ziplet
worksheets/videos regarding the holiday: question worksheet day one
day two: calaveras color sheet
learning a day of the dead song and activities with it

This week we will be learning about Dia de los muertos, comparing it to US holidays, and discussing how it is celebrated.

Duolingo
Ziplet
– worksheets/videos regarding the holiday: question worksheet day one
-video “La niña recuerdas” and discussion
-DOTD SCAVENGER HUNT

day two: calaveras color sheet
learning a day of the dead song and activities with it

by Donald Quarles on October 18, 2021

Posted in: 6th Grade,7th Grade,Uncategorized

Blue Day

7th Grade

Mon 10/18 Lecture from Instructor debating “Barbaric vs Civilized?”

6th Grade

Mon 10/18 Geography Worksheet

Silver Day

6th Grade

Tue 10/19 Nbc News / Current Events

Geography Worksheet

Blue Day

7th Grade

Wed 10/20 Early Civilizations Project

6th Grade

Nbc News / Current Events

Silver Day

Thur 10/21 Lecture / IXL / Edgenuity

Blue Day

Fri 10/22

7th Grade Early Civilizations Project

6th Grade Lecture / IXL / Edgenuity

Week of 10/18

by Bree-Anna Caldwell on October 18, 2021

Posted in: Uncategorized

Welcome back! After break there is a slow start to be sure! We are entering the Halloween season, and that is an art opportunity! Monday all classes will get a simple background on the history of Halloween.

6th grade- We will discuss the Artist Jose Posada and see his la Catrina which is the inspiration of the sugar skulls seen in Hispanic celebrations of the Day of the Dead. They will then create their own Sugar Skulls. Wednesday and Friday we will be working on watercolor haunted houses.

7th grade-We will also discuss the Artist Jose Posada and see his la Catrina which is the inspiration of the sugar skulls seen in Hispanic celebrations of the Day of the Dead. They will then create their own Sugar Skulls. Wednesady and Friday we will be discussing the typical animals associated with halloween and how to add texture to their drawings.

8th grade- On Friday before break we started sidewalk view perspective color wheels. I collected these and redistributed them today. They finished them up and also started the sugar skull side project. Wednesday and Friday we will be looking at the work of Posada and the students will create their own skeletons doing everyday activities.

2D art-Using grid drawing to draw in preparation for portraits.

3D art-Finish the Slice of Heaven from before break.

Careers in Art- Introduction to the class and expectations.

See Dr. R-S’s Remind message for details.

7th Grade Science: Week of 10/18

by Erica Whittaker on October 18, 2021

Posted in: 7th Grade

Monday/Tuesday: Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration

Wednesday/Thursday: Pigment Lab and Cell Cycle

Friday: Chromosomes

A&P Week of 10/18-22

by Myron Applegate on October 18, 2021

Posted in: Uncategorized

Both Tuesday and Thursday: Notes on Skeletal System. Study given out on Tuesday.