Homework Assignments

Homework Due 11-29-17

 

K5-1st-

Art- Today (11/15) we will be putting together thankful trees.

Reading/math- Today (11/15) we will be splitting up into groups and playing math and reading games with our partners.

Science- Today (11/15) we will be learning about bones and assembling our own skeleton.

 

2nd-4th-

Art-
“For the artist spotlight this month, we learned about Wayne Thiebaud and his iconic Americana food pop art. Students employed the principles of line, perspective, form, color, spacing, and shape amongst others to replicate a dimensional cake piece. Homework: Over Thanksgiving Break, find a piece of food or a food dish to sketch from a unique perspective (birds-eye, lower than horizon, above horizon, straight on, etc.) Please label what perspective you chose to depict your subject from.”

Writing-
Write a November story (yes you may type it) bring it to next class.
Chapter 4 pages 92, 93, & 94 (Its okay if you did this last week)
Chapter 5 page 107, 108, 109, 110 & 111

Anatomy-
Read and complete all notebook/journal pages for chapter/lesson 6.

Chemistry/Physics-
read chapter 6

 

5th-6th-

Art-
“For the artist spotlight this month, we learned about Wayne Thiebaud and his iconic Americana food pop art. Students employed the principles of line, perspective, form, color, spacing, and shape amongst others to replicate a dimensional cake piece. Homework: Over Thanksgiving Break, find a piece of food or a food dish to sketch from a unique perspective (birds-eye, lower than horizon, above horizon, straight on, etc.) Please label what perspective you chose to depict your subject from.”

Writitng-
Page 84

Anatomy-
Read and complete all notebook/journal pages for chapter/lesson 6.

Chemistry/Physics-
complete the chromatography lab and read chapter 6

 

7th-12th-

Art-
“For the artist spotlight this month, we learned about Wayne Thiebaud and his iconic Americana food pop art. Students employed the principles of line, perspective, form, color, spacing, and shape amongst others to replicate a dimensional cake piece. Homework: Over Thanksgiving Break, find a piece of food or a food dish to sketch from a unique perspective (birds-eye, lower than horizon, above horizon, straight on, etc.) Please label what perspective you chose to depict your subject from.”

Government/Constitution-
-Read and complete the chapter review for chapter 7.
-On the last day of class, each student will give a presentation on either their favorite president for a court case that went to the Supreme Court. They should begin working on those now. Every presentation should be five minutes and include a visual.

General Science-
Read chapters 7 and 8.

Biology-
Homework due: Read and review Mod 6 over break (there’s a lot of info in here, so lool over and review multiple times!)
In class: We will try to cover as much of this module as possible but since it’s so dense we may just cover major points depending on time.

Writing-
Homework due: Mod 13 and final draft of your ancestry project
In class: Hand in papers and discuss Mod 13

 

 

Homework Due 11-15-17

 

K5-1st-

Art-
Today (11/8) in class we will be making a coffee filter turkey and coloring a patterned pumpkin.

Reading/math-
Today (11/8) in class for reading we will be learning a song to help us know how to spell our color words. In math we will be talking about clocks, working on counting by 5s and playing a matching game.

Science-
Today (11/8) in class we will be talking about how our heart works. We will listen to our heartbeats, watch a learning video from kidshealth.org and perform an experiment to demonstrate what happens when our heart pumps.

 

2nd-4th-

Anatomy-
Complete the journal/notebook pages for lesson five.

Chemistry/Physics-
In the jr. notebook complete pages 70-74, 77

 

5th-6th-

Writing-
Page 80

Anatomy-
Complete the journal/notebook pages for lesson five.

Chemistry/Physics-
Complete journal pages 64-68, 71, 75

 

7th-12th-

Government/Constitution-
Complete the chapter review for chapter 6.
Ask seven people if they can explain the electoral college and how voting/election works.

General Science-
Please complete experiments 6.1 and 6.4. All but two items are common household items, and the alum and steel wool are available at the supermarket.
Complete the study guide for module 6.
If you did not read module six or complete the other journal pages, please do so.

Biology-
Homework due: Review lab instructions for 6.1 (pg. 175)
In class: Perform lab

Writing-
Homework due: Complete Mod 11 and 12. Use modifiers discussed to help edit your final draft
(Final drafts are due after Thanksgiving break)
In class: Discuss Mod 12 and look over any late rough drafts.

 

 

Homework Due 11-8-17

 

K5-1st-

Art- Today (11/1) in class we salt painted our names. We used glue, salt, and water colors.

Reading/math- Today (11/1) in class we filled in the missing vowel and built some vowels from legos. For math we solved some number riddles.

Science- Today (11/1) in class we talked about our brain and put together a brain lobe puzzle.

 

2nd-4th-

Writing-
Have final paper don.e
Study for test chapters 2&3.

Anatomy-
-Read Lesson/Chapter Five
-Complete sections of journal not yet completed from Lesson four
-I encourage you to have the students do all the journal/notebook pages for the chapters. Pages like 26, 52, 66 are wonderful to do. There are pages in the back of the book to use for creating various models. Page 66 was a super cool mouth eating food. The kids really enjoyed seeing it.

Chemistry/Physics-
Read Chapter 5

 

5th-6th-

Writing-
Page 73

Anatomy-
-Read Lesson/Chapter Five
-Complete sections of journal not yet completed from Lesson four
-I encourage you to have the students do all the journal/notebook pages for the chapters. Pages like 26, 52, 66 are wonderful to do. There are pages in the back of the book to use for creating various models. Page 66 was a super cool mouth eating food. The kids really enjoyed seeing it.

Chemistry/Physics-
Read Chapter 5

 

7th-12th-

Government/Constitution-
– Read Chapter 6
– Write out a list of who becomes president in the event of vacancy. Go through Secretary of Homeland Security
– Ask ten people who is in line for the president in the event of vacancy

General Science-
– Read Module six
– Complete On Your Own questions for Module six
– Complete pages 103, 105, 108, 110, & 112 in notebook
– Complete experiments 6.1 and 6.4 and fill out the lab pages in the back of your notebook. Pages 290-291 & 296-297

Biology-
Homework due: Have Mod 5 read and completed.
In class: Discuss Mod 5

Writing-
Homework due: Have Mod 10 read and completed. Interview your chosen relative, asking the 20 (or more) questions to get enough information from your source. Write at least 3 paragraphs about 2-3 ancestors/relatives for your rough draft.
In class: Go over Mod 10 and peer review your rough drafts.

 

 

Homework Due 11/1/17

 

K5-1st-

Art- Today (10/25) we will be making candy corns with construction paper and glue.

Reading/math- Today (10/25) we will be filling in the missing letter from our words. In math we will be learning about money again with a focus on the penny.

Science- Today (10/25) we will be learning all about ears and how sound waves travel to our ears.

 

2nd-4th-

Art-
For art this week, we studied the life and work of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Because of her tremendous influence on Latino artwork especially, we tied that into a little study about Day of the Day and began making Oil Pastel Calaveras (decorative skulls). These students are such a joy to work with and are doing excellent every week. It is inspiring seeing how much they love the projects we are doing.

Writing-
Exercise for page 75 and exercise for page 80 and 81 along with exercise 5 page 82

Anatomy-
Complete all journal pages corresponding with chapter four

Chemistry/Physics-
jr notebook: complete pages 57-60, 63,
regular notebook: complete pages 50-52, 54, 57, 62-63

 

5th-6th-

Art-
For art this week, we studied the life and work of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Because of her tremendous influence on Latino artwork especially, we tied that into a little study about Day of the Day and began making Oil Pastel Calaveras (decorative skulls). These students are such a joy to work with and are doing excellent every week. It is inspiring seeing how much they love the projects we are doing.

Writitng-
Pages 63-64, pages 69,70

Anatomy-
Complete all journal pages corresponding with chapter four

Chemistry/Physics-
jr notebook: complete pages 57-60, 63,
regular notebook: complete pages 50-52, 54, 57, 62-63

 

7th-12th-

Art-
For art this week, we studied the life and work of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Because of her tremendous influence on Latino artwork especially, we tied that into a little study about Day of the Day and began making Oil Pastel Calaveras (decorative skulls). These students are such a joy to work with and are doing excellent every week. It is inspiring seeing how much they love the projects we are doing.

Government/Constitution-
-Complete chapter five chapter review.
-Ask ten people if they know the difference between a bill and a law and also if they know how a bill becomes a law.

General Science-
-Complete all corresponding journal pages and study guide for Module 5.
-Read Module 6 and complete On Your Own questions.

Biology-
Homework due: Have Mod 5 read
In class: Mod 5 lab (not from the book due to time constraints)

Writing-
Homework due: Complete Mod 9 – have some research into your family history done and make sure to complete the interview questions. Have a parent look over your questions before the interview.
In class: Go over Mod 9 and your research.

 

Homework Due 10-25-17

 

K5-1st-

Art-
This Wednesday (10/18) we will be painting fall trees.

Reading/math-
This Wednesday (10/18) we will be picture/word matching. For math I will be introducing money and we will be playing a coin matching game.

Science-
This Wednesday (10/18) we will be learning about our skin. We will watch a short video about how your skin works from kidshealth.org and we will stamp our fingerprints.

 

2nd-4th-

Art-
This week in art we studied the principle of value. Students worked on beautiful paintings to apply this principle and we will finish them next week. No homework.

Writing-
Exercise 5 part 2 page 69 and review exercise 6 page 70

Anatomy-
Read Chapter 4

Chemistry/Physics-
Read chapter 4

 

5th-6th-

Art-
This week in art we studied the principle of value. Students worked on beautiful paintings to apply this principle and we will finish them next week. No homework.

Writitng-
Pg. 44-48

Anatomy-
Read Chapter 4

Chemistry/Physics-
Read chapter 4

 

7th-12th-

Art-
This week in art we studied the principle of value. Students worked on beautiful paintings to apply this principle and we will finish them next week. No homework.

Government/Constitution-
-Read Chapter 5
-Complete Chapter 4 Review sections Identify and Chapter Concepts in the third edition or Short Answer and Thoughts for Discussion in second edition.
-Ask 10 people how many years a president can serve as president of United States.

General Science-
Read Module 5 and complete all of the On Your Own questions. If you have not yet completed the study guide do module four, please do so.

Biology-
Homework due: Have Mod 4 read and questions/review answered. (TAKE NOTES TO HELP YOU REMEMBER KEY WORDS AND INFO!)
In class: Discuss mushroom lab from last week and Mod 4

Writing-
Homework due: Bring in your TWO letters, final draft, and complete Mod 8.
In class: Discuss Mod 8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Homework Due 10/17/17

 

K5-1st-

Art-
This week (10/9) we will be watercolor painting to create an abstract art project. I will have some examples of abstract art for them to look at for inspiration.

Reading/math-
This week (10/9) we will be learning some sight words and playing a game called swat the sight word. For math we will be playing an addition and subtraction game.

Science-
This week (10/9) we will be learning about our lungs and how they work. We will name some of the parts of the lungs and perform an experiment to demonstrate how the diaphragm and lungs work together.

 

2nd-4th-

Art-
This week we focused on the art principle of space and learned it is much bigger than we sometimes give it credit for! We did an in-class project applying several spacing principles that will be sent home at the end of the semester after our art gallery showing. Many students did not turn in their texture hand homework from last week. Please return by Wed Oct 18 for partial credit.

Anatomy-
Complete all journal pages for chapter three.

Writing-
Exercise 6 page 59 and exercise 7 page 60.
Finish Halloween – fall web write first draft of story and turn in with your address to your teacher for Corrections

Chemistry/Physics-
jr notebook: pg. 43,44,47,48,51
regular notebook: pg. 38,39,42,45,49

 

5th-6th-

Art-
This week we focused on the art principle of space and learned it is much bigger than we sometimes give it credit for! We did an in-class project applying several spacing principles that will be sent home at the end of the semester after our art gallery showing. Many students did not turn in their texture hand homework from last week. Please return by Wed Oct 18 for partial credit.

Anatomy-
Complete all journal pages for chapter three.

Writitng-
Pages 37-41

Chemistry/Physics-
jr notebook: pg. 43,44,47,48,51
regular notebook: pg. 38,39,42,45,49

 

7th-12th-

Art-
This week we focused on the art principle of space and learned it is much bigger than we sometimes give it credit for! We did an in-class project applying several spacing principles that will be sent home at the end of the semester after our art gallery showing. Many students did not turn in their texture hand homework from last week. Please return by Wed Oct 18 for partial credit.

Government/Constitution-
– Ask five adults if they know the difference between the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights.
– Consider the current situation with NFL players choosing to kneel during our anthem. What is your opinion and how do you back your opinion. Be prepared to share in class.
– Read chapter five and complete each section review.

General Science-
Complete all journal pages for chapter four. If you did not read chapter four yet, please do so.

Biology-
Homework due: Find mushrooms in the wild for specimen dissection in lab. USE GLOVES OR WASH YOUR HANDS AFTER HANDLING. Keep in mind they may not last very long, so you may want to pick them the day of class or the night before. Store in a paper bag in the fridge.
In class: Mod 4 mushroom lab!

Writing-
Homework due: Have rough draft of your letters written and printed. (You may want to print 2 if you’d like to keep your classmate’s and my grading separate.) Complete Mod 7.
In class: Go over Mod 7 and exchange your letters for peer review.

 

 

 

Homework Due 10/11/17

 

K5-1st-

Art- This week (10/4) we are going to bring out the paint and make some apple prints.

Reading/math- This week (10/4) we are going to read the book “Ten Apples Up on Top” while we all try to balance our “apple” (balloon filled with flour) on our heads. I will also have a fun dot marker counting page and counting with legos activities for them to complete.

Science- This week will be the final week of learning about our senses. Since I have picked an apple theme for the day we will dissect an apple. Talk about all its different parts and use all our senses to describe it as descriptively as we can.

 

2nd-4th-

Art- 2nd-12th grade studied the art principle of texture this week. We discussed actual and implied texture and practiced drawing basic textures in class. HOMEWORK: Draw you hand and five NEW textures (besides the examples given in class). Due Wednesday October 11th. Sketchbooks will be checked, so please remember to bring them to class.”

Anatomy- Read chapter 3.

Writing- Page 44 and 45 and exercise 3 part 1 and 2 on page 50 and 51. Work on Halloween story web and start their first draft of that story.

Chemistry/Physics- Read chapter 3

 

5th-6th-

Art- 2nd-12th grade studied the art principle of texture this week. We discussed actual and implied texture and practiced drawing basic textures in class. HOMEWORK: Draw you hand and five NEW textures (besides the examples given in class). Due Wednesday October 11th. Sketchbooks will be checked, so please remember to bring them to class.”

Anatomy- Read chapter 3.

Writing- Pages 33-37

Chemistry/Physics– Read chapter 3

 

7th-12th-

Art- 2nd-12th grade studied the art principle of texture this week. We discussed actual and implied texture and practiced drawing basic textures in class. HOMEWORK: Draw you hand and five NEW textures (besides the examples given in class). Due Wednesday October 11th. Sketchbooks will be checked, so please remember to bring them to class.”

Government/Constitution- Read Chapter 4.

General Science- Study for test over chapters 1-3. This test will be on 10/11. Read chapter 4.

Biology– Homework due: Have up through Mod 4 completed. In class: Discuss Mod 3 and 4

Writing– Homework due: Have Mod 6 completed, begin work on your Unit 2 paper (letter). In class: Discuss Mod 6 and answer any questions about homework/paper.

 

 

 

 

Homework Due 10/4/17

K5-1st-

Art– In class on 9/20 we worked on mirror image. We practiced with shapes. Then for our project today we drew the other half of leaves cut in half.

Reading/math– Today (9/20) in class we practiced our short vowels and learned the long vowel sounds. We worked on some math flashcards and adding and subtracting.

Science– Today (9/20) in class we used our senses to observe some rocks, shells, and outdoor treasures I collected from my yard. We each got our own magnifying glass to get a closer look.

 

2nd-4th-

Art- On September 20th, we studied Van Gogh and replicated his “Sunflowers” piece.

Writing- Finish pages 28-29 for 9/20-9/26 which is about sequence and the next week 9/27-10/4 homework is pages 30-38.

Anatomy-  Review or reread chapter two and complete all chapter two journal pages.

Chemistry/Physics– Jr. Notebook: pages 26, 27, 31, 33, 37; read chapter 3
Regular Notebook: pages 26, 30, 33, 37; read chapter 3

 

5th-6th-

Art- On September 20th, we studied Van Gogh and replicated his “Sunflowers” piece.

Writitng- Complete any work between pages 5-26 that has not been completed. Complete the assignment on page 27, and bring your paper to class.

Anatomy–  Review or reread chapter two and complete all chapter two journal pages.

Chemistry/Physics– Jr. Notebook: pages 26, 27, 31, 33, 37; read chapter 3
Regular Notebook: pages 26, 30, 33, 37; read chapter 3

 

7th-12th-

Art- On September 20th, we studied Van Gogh and replicated his “Sunflowers” piece.
Homework for high school grades is to finish their portfolio cover by Wed Oct 4th. (shapes with vanishing point on horizon)

Government/Constitution- Read chapter three and complete section reviews.
On 10/4 we will have a quiz over the study sheet given to you in class. We have been reviewing this sheet since week one.
Be studying chapters one through three. We will have a test over the first four chapters probably the third or fourth week in October.

General Science- Read chapter 3 and complete chapter 3 journal pages. If you do not have a journal, complete the On Your Owns and Study Guide. We will have a quiz over chapters 1-3 on 10/11. Begin studying the study guide given to you the first week of class. Email Mrs. Beddingfield if you need one.

Biology-Homework due: Read Mod 4, complete questions and review
In class: Mod 3&4 labs

Writing- Homework due: complete Mod 4 over break, read Mod 5. HAVE A COPY OF YOUR FINAL DRAFT FROM UNIT 1 TO PEER REVIEW.
In class: Peer Review papers, go over Mods 4 and 5.

 

Homework Due 9/20/17

 

K5/1st-  Today (9/13) in class we did the following…

Art- review the 5 different lines and shapes on the board. Draw and color a rocket.

Reading/math– practice our short vowel sounds. Sing “Old McDonald had a Farm” with vowels and short vowel sounds. Use counting bears to add and subtract up to 5.

Science– review our 5 senses. Talk about the parts of our eye. Make a thaumatrope to take home.

(If you would like to review these topics at home throughout the week, that would be further enrichment for the student.)

 

2nd-4th

Art- The semester is off to a great start in learning about art principles. Last week we worked on a portfolio cover project incorporating some art basics (color, shape, dimension) and this upcoming week we’ll be examining a few more principles in depth to apply to our art study throughout the semester.

Anatomy– Study organ systems cards. Read Chapter 2.
If you have a student in 2nd/3rd grade, feel free to adjust the journal work according to their ability and your goals.  Typically, we will assign reading a chapter one week and doing the correlating journal work the next.

Chemistry/Physics– Read Chapter 2

 

5th-6th-

Art- The semester is off to a great start in learning about art principles. Last week we worked on a portfolio cover project incorporating some art basics (color, shape, dimension) and this upcoming week we’ll be examining a few more principles in depth to apply to our art study throughout the semester.

Anatomy– Study organ systems cards. Read Chapter 2.
If you have a student in 2nd/3rd grade, feel free to adjust the journal work according to their ability and your goals.  Typically, we will assign reading a chapter one week and doing the correlating journal work the next.

Chemistry/Physics– Read Chapter 2

 

7th-12th-

Art- The semester is off to a great start in learning about art principles. Last week we worked on a portfolio cover project incorporating some art basics (color, shape, dimension) and this upcoming week we’ll be examining a few more principles in depth to apply to our art study throughout the semester.

Government/Constitution– Complete the Chapter 2 Review.
Study/know the basics of Communism in order to participate in class discussion.
Know the difference between Communism, Facism, and Socialism.
Know the title, name, and party of those listed under Illinois Government on our study sheet.

General Science– Complete journal/student notebook pages 45-60. If you do not have the notebook, complete all the On Your Owns and the Study Guide.”

Biology– Homework due: Complete up through Mod 3. Make sure to take the tests on Mod 1&2 at home with a parent or other supervision.
In class: Go over Mod 3 concepts

Writing– Homework due: Complete up through Mod 3.
In class: Check over writing assignment progress if previously incomplete. Go over Mod 3. ***NOTE: If you need help with any writing assignments or would like me to check over your work, email me at misora27@gmail.com


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