March 19

Week of March 18-22

Pre-algebra 

Unit of Study: Lesson 17 :Solving Real- World problems

SLOT: Solving system of linear equations by substitution

Students will learn how to  define variables and create system of equations from read-world problems.

Students will practice skill independently ( Math Menu & IXL)

Formative Assessment: Exit tickets every day

English Language Arts

Unit of Study:  Informational leveled book / PSAT review- Apply Reading strategies

Students will read and analyze  informational texts  and apply reading comprehension strategies .

They will cite textual evidence to support claim.

PSAT Practice

U.S. History

Lesson focus: Westward Movement- continue

Students will read informational texts/ Talk- to Text/ learn significant  facts.

They will orally present it.

Students will learn new academic vocabulary related to topic.

Study Skills

This week’s focus is Volume of Cylinder & Cone (Prerequisites for Geometry lesson).

Physical Science

Unit of Study: Earthquakes/ Plate Tectonics

They will read and analyze informational texts. Formative assessments:  Complete vocabulary foldable/ Oral presentation of informational articles.

They will learn new academic vocabulary.

Dear Parents,

Please check your child’s planner for the homework assignments every day.

Formative assessments are ongoing assessments in each subject.

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March 13

Week of March 11- 15

Pre-algebra 

Unit of Study: Lesson 16 -17 :Solving system of equations by substitution- continue

SLOT: Solving system of linear equations by substitution

Students will learn how to  find solutions to system of equations by substitution. Students will practice skill independently ( Math Menu & IXL)

Lesson 16 assessment : March 14

Formative Assessment: Exit tickets every day

English Language Arts

Unit of Study:  Informational leveled book / PSAT review- Apply Reading strategies

Students will read and analyze  informational texts  and apply reading comprehension strategies .

They will cite textual evidence to support claim.

PSAT Practice

U.S. History

Lesson focus: Westward Movement- continue

Students will read informational texts/ Talk- to Text/ learn significant  facts about Florida Acquisition & Texas Annexation .

They will orally present it.

Students will learn new academic vocabulary related to topic.

Study Skills

This week’s focus is Angles Relationships (Prerequisites for Geometry new lesson next week).

Physical Science

Unit of Study: Properties of Light-continue

They will read and analyze informational texts. Formative assessments:  Complete vocabulary foldable/ Oral presentation of informational articles.

They will learn new academic vocabulary.

Dear Parents,

Please check your child’s planner for the homework assignments every day.

Formative assessments are ongoing assessments in each subject.

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March 3

Week of March 4- 8

Pre-algebra 

Unit of Study: Lesson 16 -17 :Solving system of equations by substitution- continue

SLOT: Solving system of linear equations by graphing

Students will learn how to  find solutions to system of equations by substitution. Students will practice skill in groups.

Lesson 16 Quiz: March 8

Formative Assessment: Exit tickets every day

English Language Arts

Unit of Study:  Informational leveled book ( Light & Sound energy)/ PSAT review- Apply Reading strategies

Students will read and analyze  informational texts  and apply reading comprehension strategies .

They will cite textual evidence to support claim.

PSAT Practice

Assessment : March 7

U.S. History

Lesson focus: Westward Movement- continue

Students will read informational texts/ Talk- to Text about Westward Movement .

They will orally present it.

Students will learn new academic vocabulary related to topic.

Study Skills

This week’s focus will PSAT Math review.

Physical Science

Unit of Study: Properties of Light-continue

They will read and analyze informational texts. Formative assessments:  Complete vocabulary foldable/ Oral presentation of informational articles.

They will learn new academic vocabulary.

Assessment : March 5

Dear Parents,

Please check your child’s planner for the homework assignments every day.

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February 25

Week of February 25 – March 1

Pre-algebra 

Unit of Study: Solving system of equations by substitution

SLOT: Solving system of linear equations by graphing

Students will learn how to  find solutions to system of equations by substitution. Students will practice skill in groups.

Lesson 15 Quiz: Feb. 25

Formative Assessment: Exit tickets every day

English Language Arts

Unit of Study: Fiction/ Informational Texts (Apply Reading strategies)

Students will read and analyze fiction and  informational texts  and apply reading comprehension strategies .

They will cite textual evidence to support claim.

PSAT Practice

U.S. History

Lesson focus: Westward Movement- continue

Students will read informational texts/ Talk- to Text about Westward Movement .

They will orally present it.

Students will learn new academic vocabulary related to topic.

Study Skills

This week’s focus will be Properties of Exponents/ Rational & Irrational .

Physical Science

Unit of Study: Properties of Light

They will read and analyze informational texts. Formative assessments:  Complete vocabulary foldable/ Oral presentation of informational articles.

They will learn new academic vocabulary.

Dear Parents,

Please check your child’s planner for the homework assignments every day.

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February 21

Week of February 18-22

Pre-algebra 

Unit of Study: Solving system of equations by graphing

SLOT: Graphing linear equations

Students will learn how to  find solutions to system of equations by graphing . Students will practice skill in groups.

Formative Assessment: Exit tickets every day

English Language Arts

Unit of Study: Fiction/ Informational Texts (Apply Reading strategies)

Students will read and analyze fiction and  informational texts  and apply reading comprehension strategies .

They will cite textual evidence to support claim.

PSAT Practice

U.S. History

Lesson focus: Westward Movement

Students will read informational texts/ Talk- to Text about Westward Movement .

They will orally present it.

Students will learn new academic vocabulary related to topic.

Study Skills

This week’s focus will be Converting Fraction to Decimals to Percentage & Distributive Property.

Physical Science

Unit of Study: Analog & Digital Technology

They will read and analyze informational texts. Formative assessments:  Complete vocabulary foldable/ Oral presentation of informational articles.

They will learn new academic vocabulary.

Dear Parents,

Please check your child’s planner for the homework assignments every day.

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February 3

Upcoming important dates

WIDA assessment( Feb. 4th/5th/6th)

**Be on time everyday.

**Sleep early the day before.

**Eat a healthy breakfast.

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WIDA – Feb.4th      Listening

WIDA- Feb.5th        Reading

WIDA-Feb.6th/Late Start      Writing

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NWEA assessment Feb. 7th  – Reading

NWEA  asessment  Feb. 8th- Language usage

NWEA assessment  Feb.11th- Math

NWEA assessment  Feb. 12th- Science

 

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January 22

Week of January 21-25

Pre-algebra 

Unit of Study: Graphing slope intercept form equations

SLOT(continue): Multi-Step equations

Students will learn how to  graph linear equations. Students will practice skill in groups.

Assessment: 1/25

English Language Arts

Unit of Study: Informational Text features-continue

Mini lessons: Informational text features/ structure

Students will read and analyze an informational book  about  Shaping of U.S. Constitution  and apply reading comprehension strategies .

They will cite textual evidence to support claim.

U.S. History

Lesson focus: U. S. Constitution-continue

Students will read informational texts/ Talk- to Text about  U. S. Constitution   & American government .

They will orally present it.

Students will learn new academic vocabulary related to U. S. Constitution.

Study Skills

This week’s focus will be Multi-step equations.

Khan Academy ( Online practice).

Physical Science

Unit of Study: Fundamentals of waves

They will read and analyze informational texts about waves properties. Formative assessments:  Complete vocabulary foldable/ Oral presentation of informational articles.

They will learn new academic vocabulary.

Dear Parents,

Please check your child’s planner for the homework assignments every day.

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January 6

Week of January 7- 11

Pre-algebra 

Unit of Study: Solving system of  Equations (Ready Common Core Instruction Book)

SLOT(continue): Multi-Step equations

Students will solve system of equations by graphing . Students will practice skill in groups solving word problems.

English Language Arts

Unit of Study: Informational Text features

Mini lessons: Informational text features/ structure

Students will read and analyze an informational book  about  Shaping of U.S. Constitution  and apply reading comprehension strategies .

They will cite textual evidence to support claim.

U.S. History

Lesson focus: U. S. Constitution-continue

Students will read informational texts/ Talk- to Text about  U. S. Constitution   & American government .

They will orally present it.

Students will learn new academic vocabulary related to U. S. Constitution.

Assessment: 1/11

Study Skills

This week’s focus will be Multi-step equations.

Khan Academy ( Online practice).

Physical Science

Unit of Study: The Solar System

They will read and analyze informational texts about planets. Formative assessments:  Complete vocabulary foldable/ Oral presentation of informational articles.

They will learn new academic vocabulary.

Dear Parents,

Please check your child’s planner for the homework assignments every day. 

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