Monday, June 4, 2018

7th and 8th grade homework: Week of June 4, 2018

Alternative Homework:

6/4
Exercise for 30 minutes. Record what you did on paper.

Turn in your activity sheet/alternative homework assignments on Friday, June 8, 2018 for a homework grade

6/5
Make a family banner to tell about one family member and how he/she has inspired you.

Turn in your activity sheet/alternative homework assignments on Friday, June 8, 2018 for a homework grade.

6/6
Create a poster about one text you read in English class this year.

Turn in your activity sheet/alternative homework assignments on Friday, June 8, 2018 for a homework grade.

6/7
Read an online article about a current event. Write a summary of the event and your opinion of it.

Turn in your activity sheet/alternative homework assignments on Friday, June 8, 2018 for a homework grade.

6/8
Read something you enjoy!

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

8th grade homework: Week of May 29, 2018

8th grade Vocabulary List
1. antics-noun. a wildly playful or funny act
2.  anarchy-noun. a state of lawlessness, confusion, or disorder
3. awry-adverb or adjective. out of the right course
4. desist-verb. to stop doing something
5.  connoisseur-noun. a person qualified to act as a judge in matters involving taste and appreciation
6. epoch-noun. a period that is important or memorable
7.  glut-verb. to make very full
8. irascible-adjective. easily angered
9. don-Latin root. give
10. condone-verb. to treat (something bad) as acceptable

2 assignments are due on Friday, June 1, 2018 for a homework grade.

5/29
In my student portfolio, how does my writing fall clearly within the 
structure I was given (graphic organizer)?

5/30

In my student portfolio, how have I used evidence or examples, and 
explained why  they were useful to include?

5/31
Read something you enjoy.

6/1
Read something you enjoy.

7th grade homework: Week of May 29, 2018

7th Grade Vocabulary Words
1.  acrid-adjective.  very harsh or unpleasant
2.  addict-verb. a person who likes or enjoys something excessively
3.  capricious-adjective. likely to change suddenly
4.  casualty- noun. a person who is hurt or killed in a disaster or accident
5.  conjure-verb. to practice magical arts
6.  despondent-adjective. very sad
7.  insinuate-verb. to hint or imply
8.  lurk-verb. to hide in or about a place
9.  acid, acri-Latin root. bitter, sour, sharp
10. acerbic-verb. expressing criticism in a sarcastic way


2 assignments are due on Friday, June 1 for a homework grade.

5/29
In my student portfolio, how have I expressed my ideas clearly, or are there places where my explanations can be improved?

5/30
In my student portfolio, how have I used evidence or examples, and explained 
why they were useful to include?

5/31
Read something you enjoy.

6/1
Read something you enjoy.

Monday, May 21, 2018

8th grade homework: Week of May 21, 2018

8th Grade Vocabulary Words
1. antics-noun. a wildly playful or funny act
2.  anarchy-noun. a state of lawlessness, confusion, or disorder
3. awry-adverb or adjective. out of the right course
4. desist-verb. to stop doing something
5.  connoisseur-noun. a person qualified to act as a judge in matters involving taste and appreciation
6. epoch-noun. a period that is important or memorable
7.  glut-verb. to make very full
8. irascible-adjective. easily angered
9. don-Latin root. give
10. condone-verb. to treat (something bad) as acceptable

5/21
Write a free verse poem or song using 7 of your vocabulary words, showing you
know the meanings of the words.
5/22
Write a short story with 8 of your vocabulary words.

5/23
No homework

5/24
Read something you enjoy!
5/25
Read something you enjoy!

7TH Grade Homework: Week of May 21, 2018

7th Grade Vocabulary Words
1.  acrid-adjective.  very harsh or unpleasant
2.  addict-verb. a person who likes or enjoys something excessively
3.  capricious-adjective. likely to change suddenly
4.  casualty- noun. a person who is hurt or killed in a disaster or accident
5.  conjure-verb. to practice magical arts
6.  despondent-adjective. very sad
7.  insinuate-verb. to hint or imply
8.  lurk-verb. to hide in or about a place
9.  acid, acri-Latin root. bitter, sour, sharp
10. acerbic-verb. expressing criticism in a sarcastic way


5/21
Write a free-verse poem or song using 7 of your vocabulary words, showing you know the meanings of the words.

5/22
Write a short story with 8 of your vocabulary words.

5/23
No homework

5/24
Read something you enjoy!

5/25
Read something you enjoy!

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Order your Imagine Andrews Yearbooks!

2017-2018 School Yearbook

Our school yearbook is ready for pre ordering until May 25th for $23.  After May 25th the cost will be $25.  
  • Go to: https://iapcs.picaboo.com
  • Enter the passcode Imagine
  • Click the orange box that says "order yearbook"
  • Enter the quantity and you can also order an eYearbook
  • click add to cart-  all pre-orders will be shipped to the school
The class with the most orders will get a yearbook signing party! Order yours TODAY!!

Monday, May 14, 2018

8th grade homework: Week of May 14, 2018



8th Grade Vocabulary Words
1. antics-noun. a wildly playful or funny act
2.  anarchy-noun. a state of lawlessness, confusion, or disorder
3. awry-adverb or adjective. out of the right course
4. desist-verb. to stop doing something
5.  connoisseur-noun. a person qualified to act as a judge in matters involving taste and appreciation
6. epoch-noun. a period that is important or memorable
7.  glut-verb. to make very full
8. irascible-adjective. easily angered
9. don-Latin root. give
10. condone-verb. to treat (something bad) as acceptable

5/14
When did you realize that you had come up with your final best solution for the portfolio project?

5/15
How do you feel your student portfolio relates to real-world situations and problems?

5/16
No homework

5/17

Read something you enjoy.

5/18

Read something you enjoy.

7th grade homework: Week of May 14, 2018

7th Grade Vocabulary Words
1.  acrid-adjective.  very harsh or unpleasant
2.  addict-verb. a person who likes or enjoys something excessively
3.  capricious-adjective. likely to change suddenly
4.  casualty- noun. a person who is hurt or killed in a disaster or accident
5.  conjure-verb. to practice magical arts
6.  despondent-adjective. very sad
7.  insinuate-verb. to hint or imply
8.  lurk-verb. to hide in or about a place
9.  acid, acri-Latin root. bitter, sour, sharp
10. acerbic-verb. expressing criticism in a sarcastic way


5/14What are some strategies for building effective oral communication skills?

5/15How can we use knowledge of the structure of language to write more persuasively?

5/16No homework

5/17Read something you enjoy.

5/18Read something you enjoy.