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    C. Coleman- Sparks

    September 16-20, 2019

    1st 9wks (Week 6)

    Math    Students will take Topic 1 Test (G2) on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019.

    We will review Topic 1 "Variables and Expressions."     Unless there is a need for further review, students will take a quiz the following day on the lesson(s) covered. The daily quizzes will be counted as a G1 grade.

     

    Mad Minutes will be given every Tuesday, unless otherwise stated.  Students will be given 3 minutes the first four weeks to complete this task; 2 minutes 45 seconds weeks 5 -7; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.

     

     

    LifeSkills

    • Smoking: Myths and Realities
      • In this LifeSkills Training lesson students will help dispel a lot of the myths surrounding tobacco use by providing actual statistics that demonstrate that fewer and fewer people are smoking these days.  In addtion, students discuss what their rights are as nonsmokers-and how to effectively asset them.

    Science-Unit 1 Life: Structure & Function

    We will continue with Chapter 2 "Cell Structure and Function" and complete Lesson 3. 

    • Lesson 3- Moving Cellular Material

    Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson.  These activities will be a G1 grade.

     

    Social Studies

    We will continue with Topic 1 "Introduction to Geography" and complete Lessons 8-10.

    • Lesson 8- Government
    • Lesson 9-Citizenship
    • Lesson 10- History Basics

    Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.

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    September 9-13, 2019

    1st 9wks (Week 5)

    Math

    We will continue with Topic 1 "Variables and Expressions."  We will cover Lessons 1-4.  Unless there is a need for further review, students will take a quiz the following day on the lesson(s) covered. The daily quizzes will be counted as a G1 grade.

     

     

    • Topic 1 Lesson 7- Parts of Expressions & Lesson 8-Evaluating Algebraic Expressions
    • Topic 1 Lesson 9-Using Expressions to Describe Patterns & Lesson 10 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
    • Topic 1 Lesson 11-Writing Equivalent Expressions & Lesson 12 Equivalent Expressions

     

    Mad Minutes will be given every Tuesday, unless otherwise stated.  Students will be given 3 minutes the first four weeks to complete this task; 2 minutes 45 seconds weeks 5 -7; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.

     

     

    LifeSkills

    • Making Decisions
      • In this LifeSkills Training lesson students will be discussing how and why people make decisions, which is the act of making up your minds about something.  This will help them understand that they are required to make decisions that are more and more complicated.  It is important to learn to make decisions independently without being influenced by others.  They will learn to make decisions using a three-step decision -making process.

    Science-Unit 1 Life: Structure & Function

    We will continue with Chapter 2 "Cell Structure and Function" and complete Lessons 2 & 3. 

    • Lesson 2- The Cell
    • Lesson 3- Moving Cellular Material

    Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson.  These activities will be a G1 grade.

     

    Social Studies

    We will continue with Topic 1 "Introduction to Geography" and complete Lessons 7 & 8.

    • Lesson 7- Trade Development
    • Lesson 8- Government

    Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.

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    September 2-6, 2019

    1st 9wks (Week 4)

    Math

    We will continue with Topic 1 "Variables and Expressions."  We will cover Lessons 1-4.  Unless there is a need for further review, students will take a quiz the following day on the lesson(s) covered. The daily quizzes will be counted as a G1 grade.

     

    *Review Topic 4 and take Quiz

    • Topic 1 Lesson 5- Evaluating Numerical Expressions
    • Topic 1 Lesson 6- Using Variables to Write Expressions
    • Topic 1 Lesson 7- Parts of Expressions

     

    Mad Minutes will be given every Tuesday, unless otherwise stated.  Students will be given 3 minutes the first four weeks to complete this task; 2 minutes 45 seconds weeks 5 -7; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.

    ***Students will complete daily morning worksheet that will be averaged each week for a daily G1 grade.

    Please encourage your child to practice the above skills on Moby Max.  They can also review each lesson by logging in to their pearsonrealize account.  These are two great resources to use to help reinforce the weekly skills.

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    LifeSkills

    • Self-Image and Self-Improvement
      • This LifeSkills Training program helps build the resources in themselves so they can transition successfully to being happy and successful adults.  This less starts with a foundational element: self-image, or how we see ourselves.  Developing a strong and healthy self-image has a positive effect on how we act and feel.

    Science-Unit 1 Life: Structure & Function

    We will continue with Chapter 2 "Cell Structure and Function" and complete Lessons 1 & 2. 

    • Lesson 1- Cells and Life
    • Lesson 2- The Cell

    Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson.  These activities will be a G1 grade.

    Social Studies

    We will continue with Topic 1 "Introduction to Geography" and complete Lessons 5 & 6.

    • Lesson 6- Economics Basics
    • Lesson 7- Trade Development

    Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.

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    August 26-30, 2019

    1st 9wks (Week 3)

     

    Math

    We will begin Topic 1 "Variables and Expressions."  We will cover Lessons 1-4.  Unless there is a need for further review, students will take a quiz the following day on the lesson(s) covered. The daily quizzes will be counted as a G1 grade.

    • Topic 1 Lesson 1- Exponents
    • Topic 1 Lesson 2- Properties of Operations
    • Topic 1 Lesson 3- Order of Operations
    • Topic 1 Lesson 4- The Distributive Property

     

    Mad Minutes will be given every Tuesday, unless otherwise stated.  Students will be given 3 minutes the first four weeks to complete this task; 2 minutes 45 seconds weeks 5 -7; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.

    ***Students will complete daily morning worksheet that will be averaged each week for a daily G1 grade.

    Please encourage your child to practice the above skills on Moby Max.  They can also review each lesson by logging in to their pearsonrealize account.  These are two great resources to use to help reinforce the weekly skills.

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    Science-Unit 1 Life: Structure & Function

    Chapter 1 Test will be given on Tuesday, August 27th.  (This test was scheduled for last week, but due to the lack of understanding, it was moved to this week).

    We will begin with Chapter 2 "Cell Structure and Function" and complete Lessons 1 & 2. 

    • Lesson 1- Cells and Life
    • Lesson 2- The Cell

    Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson.  These activities will be a G1 grade.

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    Social Studies

    We will continue with Topic 1 "Introduction to Geography" and complete Lessons 5 & 6.

    • Lesson 5- Culture and Society
    • Lesson 6- Economics Basics

    Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.

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    C. Coleman- Sparks

    August 19-23, 2019

    1st 9wks (Week 2)

     

     

    Math

    We will continue with Topic 4 "Achieving Fluency: Adding, Subtraction, and Multiplying Decimals.  We will cover Lessons 5 & 6.  Unless there is a need for further review, students will take a quiz the following day on the lesson(s) covered. The daily quizzes will be counted as a G1 grade.

    • Topic 4 Lesson 5- Multiplying Decimals
    • Topic 4 Lesson 6- Problem Solving: Make a Table and Look for a Pattern

    We will review and take Topic 1 Test (G2) on Friday, August 23rd

    Mad Minutes will be given every Tuesday, unless otherwise stated.  Students will be given 3 minutes the first four weeks to complete this task; 2 minutes 45 seconds weeks 5 -7; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.

    ***Students will complete daily morning worksheet that will be averaged each week for a daily G1 grade.

    Please encourage your child to practice the above skills on Moby Max.  They can also review each lesson by logging in to their pearsonrealize account.  These are two great resources to use to help reinforce the weekly skills.

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    Science-Unit 1 Life: Structure & Function

    We will continue with Chapter 1 "Classifying and Exploring Life" and complete Lesson 3. 

    • Lesson 3- Classifying and Exploring Life

    Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson.  These activities will be a G1 grade.

    We will review and take Chapter 1 Test (G2) Thursday, August 22nd.

     

     

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    Social Studies

    We will continue with Topic 1 "Introduction to Geography" and complete Lessons 3 & 4.

    • Lesson 3- Climates and Ecosystems
    • Lesson 4- People and the Environment

    Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.

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    Welcome Back!

    C. Coleman- Sparks

    August 8-9, 2019

    • Review rules and routines. 
    • Take/Review Math Assessments

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    C. Coleman- Sparks

    August 12-16, 2019

    1st 9wks (Week 1)

     

     

    Math

    We will begin Topic 4 "Achieving Fluency: Adding, Subtraction, and Multiplying Decimals.  We will cover Lessons 1-4.  Unless there is a need for further review, students will take a quiz the following day on the lesson(s) covered. The daily quizzes will be counted as a G1 grade.

    • Topic 4 Lesson 1- Estimating Sums and Differences
    • Topic 4 Lesson 2- Evaluating Addition and Subtraction Expressions
    • Topic 4 Lesson 3- Solving Addition And Subtraction Equations
    • Topic 4 Lesson 4- Estimating Products

    Mad Minutes will be given every Tuesday, unless otherwise stated.  Students will be given 3 minutes the first four weeks to complete this task; 2 minutes 45 seconds weeks 5 -7; 2 minutes 30 seconds weeks 8 & 9.

    ***Students will complete daily morning worksheet that will be averaged each week for a daily G1 grade.

    Please encourage your child to practice the above skills on Moby Max.  They can also review each lesson by logging in to their pearsonrealize account.  These are two great resources to use to help reinforce the weekly skills.

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    Science-Unit 1 Life: Structure & Function

    We will begin with Chapter 1 "Classifying and Exploring Life" and complete Lessons 1 & 2. 

    • Lesson 1- Characteristics of Life
    • Lesson 2- Classifying Organisms

    Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson.  These activities will be a G1 grade.

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    Social Studies

    We will begin with Topic 1 "Introduction to Geography" and complete Lessons 1 & 2.

    • Lesson 1- Geography Basics
    • Lesson 2-Our Planet, Earth

    Students will be required to read and complete a handout for each lesson. These activities will be a G1 grade.