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Last Updated: 5/26/2020 4:09 PM

AESD Independent Study Week 9 (5/18-5/22)

Grade Span 6th-8th

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AESD Independent Study Week 8 (5/11-5/15)

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AESD Independent Study Week 7 (5/4-5/8)

Grade Span 6th-8th

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AESD Independent Study Week 6 (4/27-5/1)

Grade Span 6th-8th

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ELA Resources:

SEL Resources:

Science Resources:

Time Frame

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:00am-8:45am

ELA

Extra/Daily Activities:

  • Read for at least 30 minutes. Choose an A.R. book or log in to myOn to access a digital library and news articles. Use this district link: https://www.myon.com/school/adelantoreads, Student Username for Grade 6: myon6; for Grade 7: myon7; for Grade 8: myon8 and Student Password for All Grades: 123
  • Take an A.R. quiz through you Renaissance Clever Log in on the AESD website HERE!
  • Do Lexia lessons/units through you Clever Log in on the AESD website HERE!
  • Read & Respond See your copy of the Read & Respond Choice Board and pick your choice of activity.
  • Vocabulary Journal. Circle/Highlight the unfamiliar vocabulary words you find in the reading passages in this packet. Create or complete you your vocabulary journal on the words you identified.
  • Writing Prompts. See your copy of Middle School Writing Prompts and respond to your choice

Grade 6:
Study Citing Evidence to Make Inferences and follow the rest of the directions given. (Grade 6 Packet p.16)

Grade 7:
Study Analyzing the Development of Central Ideas and follow the rest of the directions give. (Grade 7 Packet p.16)/p>

Grade 8:
Study Determining Theme and follow the rest of the directions given. (Grade 8 Packet p.13)

Grade 6:
Read the first part of a scientific account about Bigfoot and follow the rest of the directions given. (p.17)

Grade 7:
Read the first two paragraphs of an account about deep-sea divers. Follow the rest of the directions given. (Grade 7 Packet p.17)

Grade 8:
Read the beginning of a story about a boy named Holden and his grandfather. Follow the rest of the directions given. (Grade 8 Packet p.14)

Grade 6:
Continue reading the account about Meldrum's research. Use the Close Reading and the Hint to help you answer the question. Follow the rest of the directions given. (Grade 7 Packet p.18)

Grade 7:
Continue reading about deep-sea treasure hunters. Follow the rest of the directions given. (Grade 7 Packet p.18)

Grade 8:
Continue reading about Holden and Pops. Follow the rest of the directions given. (Grade 8 Packet p.15)

Grade 6:
Refer to the above daily activities.

Grade 7:
Read the biography. Follow the rest of the directions given. (Grade 7 Packet p.19)

Grade 8:
Read the story One Word of Advice. Follow the rest of the directions given. (Grade 8 Packet p.16)

Grade 6:
Refer to the above daily activities.

Grade 7:
Answer p.20 of the Grade 7 Packet

Grade 8:
Answer p.17 of the Grade 8 Packet

Break

9:00am-9:45am

Math

This i-Ready "At-Home-Activity" includes sets of practice problems that align to important math concepts your student has worked with so far this year. we recommend that your student completes one page of practice problems each day. Encourage your student to do the best they can with this content -- the most important thing is that they continue developing their mathematical fluency and skills!

Grade 6: Math Packet Page 3

Grade 7: Math Packet Page 3

Grade 8: Math Packet Page 3

Grade 6: Math Packet Page 4

Grade 7: Math Packet Page 4

Grade 8: Math Packet Page 4

Grade 6: Math Packet Page 5-6

Grade 7: Math Packet Page 5-6

Grade 8: Math Packet Page 5

Grade 6: Math Packet Page 7

Grade 7: Math Packet Page 7

Grade 8: Math Packet Page 6

Grade 6: Math Packet Page 8

Grade 7: Math Packet Page 8

Grade 8: Math Packet Page 7

Break

10:00am-10:45am

History

Use your Marking the Text Strategies as you read the article "The Columbian Exchange." See the "Overview" document in this packet for help with Marking the Text Strategies.

Write a 1 paragraph summary of "Columbian Exchange." See the "Overview" document in this packet for help with writing a paragraph summary.

UPGRADE ACTIVITY:
Instead of writing a 1 paragraph summary for the entire article, "The Columbian Exchange," write a 1 paragraph for Commerce in the New World, 1 paragraph for The Columbian Exchange: from the New World to the Old World, and a 1 paragraph for The Columbian Exchange: from the Old World to the New World.

Re-read the article "The Columbian Exchange" and review your markings and summary.

Use the A.C.E. Strategy (refer to the "Overview" document for help with the A.C.E. Strategy) to answer the following DBQs. Write your responses on the back of "The Columbian Exchange" text. Be sure to write in your own words.

  1. What was the best commodity introduced to the New World by the Columbian Exchange? What was the worst? Justify your answers.
  2. How did the Columbian Exchange shift cultural norms of Native Americans? Of European colonizers? Cite evidence from the text.

UPGRADE ACTIVITY:
Draw your own diagram of the Columbian Exchange on the attached world map. draw pictures of where the items originated and arrows to show where they were sold. Label the Atlantic Ocean, Africa, Europe, and North America

Think about what your family buys (fruit, meat, vegetables, shoes, clothes, electronics, etc.). Where do these things come from? Make a list of at least 20 items and where you believe they came from. If you'd like, do your own research on this (HINT: does the product have a sticker on it that says where it came from?).

UPGRADE ACTIVITY:
Write a response to the below questions on the back of the attached world map:

  1. Is it important for the United States to trade with other countries? Justify your response.
  2. Do you believe the Columbian Exchange impacted how the United States trades with other countries in the world today? Justify your response.

Use "The Columbian Exchange" text to make a list of items North America received from Europe and Africa during the Columbian Exchange. List at least 10 items.

Divide the blank paper in this packet into fours then choose 4 items from your list and complete the following for each item/box:

  1. Draw a picture of the item.
  2. Write 2 sentences describing where the item came from and what it is used for in the Americas.
  3. Write 2 sentences describing WHY that item was so impactful in the Americas.

UPGRADE ACTIVITY:
For each of the four items you identified, write 2 additional sentences explaining why YOU think this item was important enough to bring over to the Americas.

Was the Columbian Exchange good or bad? Use the article "The Columbian Exchange" to write a five paragraph essay persuading someone to believe that you are correct.

Be sure to defend your response with evidence from the text. See the "Overview" document for help with writing a persuasive essay.

UPGRADE ACTIVITY:
Write your persuasive essay from the opposite point of view. For instance, if you believe the Columbian Exchange was bad, write your essay as if you thought it was good.

Lunch

11:45am-12:30pm

SEL

Adult help is recommended:

  • You are living through history right now and you can capture your memories to look back on in the future! Create you 2020 COVID 19 Time Capsule. Fill in one page a day for two weeks. Work on pp. 1-6 this week.

12:45PM-1:30pm

Science

6th & 7th Grade - Read "The Wolf Within." Underline words that you don't know how to read. Practice sounding them out. Read "The Wolf Within" again. Focus on correctly saying the words that are unfamiliar to you. Answer Comprehension questions 1, 2 and 3.

8th Grade - Read "The Short-Term Impact of the Zebra Mussel Invasion" Underline words that you don't know how to read. Practice sounding them out. Read "The Short-Term Impact of the Zebra Mussel Invasion" again. Focus on correctly saying the words that are unfamiliar to you. Get help learning the meaning of those words. Answer questions 1, 2,3 and 4. Read about the vocabulary word "filter." Write 3 sentences using the word "filter" as it applies to the story. Draw a picture to illustrate your sentences.

6th & 7th Grade - Read "The Wolf Within" Try reading it faster today than you did yesterday. Do you know how to say all of the words that you did not know yesterday? Have you learned the meaning of those words? Answer Comprehension questions 5,6 and 7. Read about the vocabulary word "impact" Write 2 sentences using the word "inherit." as it is used in the story. Draw a picture to illustrate your sentences.

8th Grade - Read "The Short-Term Impact of the Zebra Mussel Invasion" Try reading it faster today than you did yesterday. Do you know how to say all of the words that you did not know yesterday? Have you learned the meaning of those words? Answer Comprehension questions 4,5 and 6. Read about the vocabulary word "inherit" Write your own sentence using the word "inherit." as it applies to the story. Draw a picture to illustrate your sentence.

6th & 7th Grade - Read "The Wolf Within." Try to read it faster today than you did yesterday. Answer questions 7 and 8. Write a summary of the story "The Wolf Within."

8th Grade - Read "The Short-Term Impact of the Zebra Mussel Invasion." Try to read it faster today than you did yesterday. Answer Comprehension question 8. Read about the vocabulary word "population" Write 3 sentences using the word "population." Draw a picture to illustrate your sentence.

6th & 7th Grade - Read "The Wolf Within." Try to read it faster than you have been doing. Answer Comprehension question 9.

8th Grade - Read "The Short-Term Impact of the Zebra Mussel Invasion." Try to read it faster than you have been doing. Answer question 9. Write a summary of the story. Include any thoughts about what you learned and the impression it made on you.

6th & 7th Grade Read "The Wolf Within." Try to make this your fastest reading time of the week. Answer Comprehension question #10. Write 4 or more sentences in your answer. Support your answer by drawing a picture. Great work for this week! Enjoy your weekend.

5th Grade - Read "The Short-Term Impact of the Zebra Mussel Invasion." Try to make this your fastest reading time of the week. Answer Comprehension question 10. Write a paragraph with 6 or more sentences in your answer. Support your answer by drawing a picture. Great work for this week! Enjoy your weekend.

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Time Frame

            
            

Monday

            
            

Tuesday

            
            

Wednesday

            
            

Thursday

            
            

Friday

            
            

8:00am-8:45am

            

ELA

            

Note: here are the choices for Non-Fiction Read & Respond:

            
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  • Make a graphic organizer showing the central idea and supporting details of the informational text or book you read.
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  • Write a letter to your teacher about the facts you learned from your non-fiction book.
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  • What are five new words you learned from this book? Illustrate the words and use them in your own sentences.
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  • Reading: Start your day with a nice reading material (Your A.R. book, a magazine article, etc.)
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  • Read & Respond: Write a newspaper article including the 5 ws (who, what, where, when, why) of a main event in the story.
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  • Create your Vocabulary Journal on words you’re learning from your reading.
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  • Writing: Refer to the list of Middle School Writing Prompts. Pick your choice and follow directions.
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  • Reading: Start your day with a nice reading material (Your A.R. book, a magazine article, etc.)
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  • Read & Respond: Write about an event in the story from another character's point of view..
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  • Complete your Vocabulary Journal on words you’re learning from your reading.
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  • Writing: Refer to the list of Middle School Writing Prompts. Pick your choice and follow directions.
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  • Read the article The Grand Canyon and answer the questions given. Write additional questions about the article. Answer each question. Cite textual evidence to support your answer.
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  • Reading: Start your day with a nice reading material (Your A.R. book, a magazine article, etc.)
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  • Read & Respond: Create a 6-8 panel comic strip of the part of the story you read.
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  • Complete your Vocabulary Journal on words you’re learning from your reading.
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  • Writing: Refer to the list of Middle School Writing Prompts. Pick your choice and follow directions.
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  • Prepare a meal with an adult, read the recipe carefully. Practice doubling a recipe.
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  • Reading: Start your day with a nice reading material (Your A.R. book, a magazine article, etc.)
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  • Read & Respond: Compare the main character to someone you know and explain at least four ways that they are alike or different.
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  • Complete your Vocabulary Journal on words you’re learning from your reading.
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  • Writing: Refer to the list of Middle School Writing Prompts. Pick your choice and follow directions.
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  • Reread the article The Grand Canyon. Underline the descriptive details that make you want to see The Grand Canyon for yourself.
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  • Search the internet for another one of the natural wonders of the world. Write a 5-paragraph essay about why it is considered a natural wonder of the world. Follow the ACE strategies when you write.
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  • Reading: Start your day with a nice reading material (Your A.R. book, a magazine article, etc.)
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  • Read & Respond: What life lesson did you learn from this story? Explain how you can apply it in your own life.
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  • Complete your Vocabulary Journal on words you’re learning from your reading.
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  • Writing: Refer to the list of Middle School Writing Prompts. Pick your choice and follow directions.
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Break

            
 
            

9:00am-9:45am

            

Math

            
            

Hero Day! Design a 50 foot statue of yourself that is proportional. If you were to be 50 feet tall how big would you arms be? Head? Legs? And feet be? Use a ruler and proportional relationships.

            
            

Use a ruler or tape measure to determine the length of your bedroom floor. What is the width? What is the area? What is the perimeter? What is the area of all the rooms in your houe? If you were to fill up the room or rooms with 1ft by 1ft by 1ft blocks, how many would it take?

            
            

Measure at least five things around your house. Find the length, the width, the area, the perimeter, the volume, and/or convert from centimeters to meters and/or meters to centimeters and/or yards to feet.

            
            

Do the math puzzle provided.

            

The link is: https://www.puzzles-to-print.com/image-files/cross-number-1.gif

            
            

Collect five different containes in your house. Order them with the one that holds the most first. How do you know it hase the largest capacity? Design a test to check your thinking. Do a lab write-up of your understanding.

            
            

Break

            
 
            

10:00am-10:45am

            

History

            
            
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  • Use your Marking the Text Strategies as you read the article "Motivation for European Conquests of the New World" (see the “Marking the Text Strategies Overview” document for help)
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  • Write a 1 paragraph summary of what you read. Be sure to include a thesis sentence, at least 3 evidence statements and a conclusion sentence.
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  • Re-read the article "Motivation for European Conquests of the New World" and review your markings and summary.
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  • Use the A.C.E. Strategy to answer the questions from the document titled "Motivation for European Conquests of the New World DBQs" (see the "A.C.E. Strategy Overview" documents for help)
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  • Use the article you read to design a poster that advertises why people should come to the Americas. Be sure to include multiple pictures, maps captions. Also include a slogan.
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  • Pretend you are a European living in the 1400s. Which would inspire you to relocate to the Americas: religion, economics, or the quest for power? Use your article to write a 5 paragraph persuasive essay justifying your answer.
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  • Be sure to defend your response with evidence from the text and include:
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Introduction: with your thesis and 3 reasons/pieces of evidence that support your thesis

            

Body paragraph 1: 1st reason/piece of evidence from the text that supports your thesis

            

Body paragraph 2: 2nd reason/piece of evidence from the text that supports your thesis

            

Conclusion: restate your thesis and 3 reasons/pieces of evidence that support your thesis

            
            

European Colonizer. Use the article you read to help you make a list of 20 questions that you would ask him to learn about what he is doing and why. For instance question 1 could be "Where are you from and where do you intend to go in the Americas?"

            
            

Lunch

            
 
            

11:45am-12:30pm

            

SEL

            
            

 

            
            

Write a letter to a friend. Tell them why you appreciate their friendship, put it in the mail, or give it to a friend from school.

            
            

 

            
            

What are things in your house that make you happy? Find three things and discuss them with a family member. Why does that object, place, or activity make you feel happy?

            
            

 

            
            

Break

            
 
            

12:45pm-1:30pm

            

Science

            
            
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  • Everyday in a journal, or keep notebook, write your observations about the sky, weather, amount of sunshine. What animals do you see? Write the plants that you observe. What thoughts do you have about what you see? Draw pictures of what you observe in the sky, the plants, and the animals. Label the drawings and include the date and time of your observations.
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  • Continue making outside observations. What thoughts come to mind while making your observations. Draw and label pictures of your observations. What changes do you see today? Remember to write the date and time of your observations.
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  • Vocabulary words: Flora, fauna, habitat; climate. Write the definition of these words.
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  • Continue making observations. Write about what you see. Draw and label pictures. What changes do you notice happening with the sky, the animals; plants or weather? What do you think about the changed? Draw and label pictures of your observations. Include the date and time.
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  • Write a paragraph using the vocabulary words.
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  • Continue making observations and writing about what you see. Draw and label pictures. What changes are happening? What is staying the same? Remember to write the date and time of your observations.
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  • Finish making observations about the weather, sky, sunlight, plants and animals. What stayed the same this week? What changes occurred? Write a summary of your observations for this week.
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Time Frame

            
            

Monday

            
            

Tuesday

            
            

Wednesday

            
            

Thursday

            
            

Friday

            
            

8:00am-8:45am

            

ELA

            

Note: here are the choices for Non-Fiction Read & Respond:

            
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  • Make a graphic organizer showing the central idea and supporting details of the informational text or book you read.
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  • Write a letter to your teacher about the facts you learned from your non-fiction book.
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  • What are five new words you learned from this book? Illustrate the words and use them in your own sentences.
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  • Reading: Start your day with a nice reading material (Your A.R. book, a magazine article, etc.)
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  • Read & Respond: Explain how you think the author could change the story and why you think that would make it better.
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  • Complete your Vocabulary Journal on words you’re learning from your reading.
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  • Writing: Refer to the list of Middle School Writing Prompts. Pick your choice and follow directions.
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  • Reading: Start your day with a nice reading material (Your A.R. book, a magazine article, etc.)
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  • Read & Respond: Write a poem about the part you read, emphasizing the characters and the main events.
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  • Complete your Vocabulary Journal on words you’re learning from your reading.
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  • Writing: Refer to the list of Middle School Writing Prompts. Pick your choice and follow directions.
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  • Read the article Self Reflection. Answer the question givenWrite additional questions about the article. Answer each question. Cite textual evidence to support your answer.
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  • Reading: Start your day with a nice reading material (Your A.R. book, a magazine article, etc.)
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  • Read & Respond: Create a 6-8 panel comic strip of the part of the story you read.
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  • Complete your Vocabulary Journal on words you’re learning from your reading.
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  • Writing: Refer to the list of Middle School Writing Prompts. Pick your choice and follow directions.
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  • Read the article Limited Resources. Answer the questions. Do your own research on other natural resource we have available. What are they used for and what are the difference ways we can conserve them?
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  • Reading: Start your day with a nice reading material (Your A.R. book, a magazine article, etc.)
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  • Read & Respond: Draw a picture that includes all of the main characters in the stoy and explain the importance of each one.
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  • Complete your Vocabulary Journal on words you’re learning from your reading.
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  • Writing: Refer to the list of Middle School Writing Prompts. Pick your choice and follow directions.
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  • Do the Write the Conclusion: Hawaii, the Aloha State
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  • Reading: Start your day with a nice reading material (Your A.R. book, a magazine article, etc.)
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  • Read & Respond: What life lesson did you learn from this story? Explain how you can apply it in your own life.
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  • Complete your Vocabulary Journal on words you’re learning from your reading.
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  • Writing: Refer to the list of Middle School Writing Prompts. Pick your choice and follow directions.
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Break

            
 
            

9:00am-9:45am

            

Math

            
            
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  • Eureka Math Lesson 27
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  • Eureka Math Lesson 27
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  • Eureka Math Lesson 28
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  • Eureka Math Lesson 28
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  • Eureka Math Lesson 29
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Break

            
 
            

10:00am-10:45am

            

History

            
            
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  • Use your Marking the Text Strategies as you read the article “Uproar Over the Stamp Act” (see the “Marking the Text Strategies Overview” document for help)
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  • Answer the questions from the document titled "Uproar Over the Stamp Act DBQs"
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  • Use your Marking the Text Strategies as you read the article “The townshend Acts and Committees of Correspondence” (see the “Marking the Text Strategies Overview” document for help)
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  • Answer the questions from the document titled “The townshend Acts and Committees of Correspondence DBQs”
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  • Use your Marking the Text Strategies as you read the article “The Boston Massacre and Boston Tea Party” (see the “Marking the Text Strategies Overview” document for help)
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  • Complete “The Boston Massacre and Boston Tea Party” document by taking notes, writing in questions, and developing a summary on the article you read (see the Cornell Notes Overview Document” for help)
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  • Review your notes and the article “The Intolerable Acts”
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  • Answer the questions from the document titled “The Intolerable Acts DBQs”
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Use your 'marke up' readings and your responses to the DBQs from this week to write a 5 paragraph persuasive essay on the answering the following prompt:

            
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  • The colonists were right to declare Independence from Britain.
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Be sure to defend your response with evidence fro the texts you read this week.

            

Introduction: Be sure to include your thesis and 4 resons/pieces of evidence that support your thesis.

            

Body paragraph 1: 1st reason/piece of evidence from the text that supports your thesis.

            

Body paragraph 2: 2nd reason/piece of evidence from the text that supports your thesis.

            

Body paragraph 3: 3rd reason/piece of evidence from the text that supports your thesis.

            

Conclusion: restate your thesis and 3 reasons/pieces of evidence that support your thesis.

            
            

Lunch

            
 
            

11:45am-12:30pm

            

SEL

            
            
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  • Begin Honesty Activity: Answer the two pages of questions about honesty. Throughout the week, pick the 3-4 questions that you are most interested in exploring further and ask those adults and teens you interact with through social media, in your family of on the phone for their answers to the questions you selected. You will use their responses later in the week.
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  • Complete Self Awareness Inventory (1 page)
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  • Problem Solving Steps Activity: this activity will help you identify the steps needed to solve a problem (4 pages)
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  • Conversation Starters Activity: What are some phrases that you can use to start a conversation? If you cannot think of enough phrases to fill the 6 bubbles, ask an adult or peer to assist you.
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  • Finding Common Ground Worksheet: Using social media or members of your family, interact with 4 people to determine what you have in common. Complete the grid. Exampled are included.
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  • Complete the Honesty conversation bubbled from the responses you have received throughout the week (1 page)
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  • Complete the Thought Bubble with your definition of honesty and your personal opinion about Honesty (1 page).
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Break

            
 
            

12:45pm-1:30pm

            

Science

            
            
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  • Use your Marking the Text Strategies as you read the article "Weather or Not" Complete the vocabulary assignment. Select 4 additional words from the article to add to the vocabulary list. Write the definition for the words. Use the words in a sentence.
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  • Read the article "Weather or Not" again. Time how quickly you are able to read the article. Read Comprehension questions 1-7. Respond to questions 8-10 in complete sentences. Highlight or underline the answers that you find in the text. Mark the answers for questions 1 through 10.
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  • Read the article "Weather or Not." Time yourself reading the article again. try to see if you can beat the time from yesterday. Write a summary about the article.
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  • Use your Marking the Text Strategies as you read the article "The Simple Physics of Soccer" Find two sentences in the article that you would like to respond to, rewrite them and then analyze them further through your experiences. EX: What is required to make a ball move faster? After reading thi article...
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  • Reread the article, read Comprehension questions 1-10. Highlight or underline the answers that you find in the text. Mark the answers for questions 1 through 7. Respond to the questions 8-20 with complete sentences. Highlight or underline the answers that you find in the text. Mark the answers for questions 1 through 10.
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Monday

            
            

Tuesday

            
            

Wednesday

            
            

Thursday

            
            

Friday

            
            

8:00am-8:45am

            

ELA

            

Note: here are the choices for Non-Fiction Read & Respond:

            
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  • Make a graphic organizer showing the central idea and supporting details of the informational text or book you read.
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  • Write a letter to your teacher about the facts you learned from your non-fiction book.
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  • What are five new words you learned from this book? Illustrate the words and use them in your own sentences.
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  • Reading: Start your day with a nice reading material (Your A.R. book, a magazine article, etc.)
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  • Read & Respond: Write a newspaper article including the 5 Ws (who, what, where, when, and why) of a main event in the story.
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  • Complete your Vocabulary Journal on words you’re learning from your reading.
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  • Writing: Refer to the list of Middle School Writing Prompts. Pick your choice and follow directions.
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  • Reading: Start your day with a nice reading material (Your A.R. book, a magazine article, etc.)
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  • Read & Respond: Write about an event in the story from another character’s point of view.
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  • Complete your Vocabulary Journal on words you’re learning from your reading.
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  • Writing: Refer to the list of Middle School Writing Prompts. Pick your choice and follow directions.
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  • Read the article Hide and Seek. Answer the questions and study the underlined vocabulary words further using your Vocabulary Journal.
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  • Reading: Start your day with a nice reading material (Your A.R. book, a magazine article, etc.)
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  • Read & Respond: What would you say to a character in the story if you could talk to them?
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  • Complete your Vocabulary Journal on words you’re learning from your reading.
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  • Writing: Refer to the list of Middle School Writing Prompts. Pick your choice and follow directions.
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  • Read the article Extreme Weather. Answer the questions and study the underlined vocabulary words further using your Vocabulary Journal.
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  • Reading: Start your day with a nice reading material (Your A.R. book, a magazine article, etc.)
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  • Read & Respond: Compare the main character to someone you know and explain at least four ways that they are alike or different.
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  • Complete your Vocabulary Journal on words you’re learning from your reading.
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  • Writing: Refer to the list of Middle School Writing Prompts. Pick your choice and follow directions.
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  • Reading: Start your day with a nice reading material (Your A.R. book, a magazine article, etc.)
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  • Read & Respond: What life lesson did you learn from this story? Explain how you can apply it in your own life.
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  • Complete your Vocabulary Journal on words you’re learning from your reading.
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  • Writing: Refer to the list of Middle School Writing Prompts. Pick your choice and follow directions.
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Break

            
 
            

9:00am-9:45am

            

Math

            
            
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  • Eureka Math Pages 108-109
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  • Eureka Math Pages 110-111
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  • Eureka Math Pages 112-113
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  • Eureka Math Pages 114-115
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  • Eureka Math Pages 116-118
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Break

            
 
            

10:00am-10:45am

            

History

            
            
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  • Use your Marking the Text Strategies as you read the article “Causes of the American Revolution” (see the “Marking the Text Strategies Overview” document for help)
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  • Complete “The Olmec Cornell Notes” document by taking notes, writing in questions, and developing a summary on the article you read (see the Cornell Notes Overview Document” for help)
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  • Review your notes and the article “The Olmec”
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  • Answer the questions from the document titled “The Olmec DBQs”
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  • Use your Marking the Text Strategies as you read the article “Andean and Chavin Civilizations” (see the “Marking the Text Strategies Overview” document for help)
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  • Complete “Andean and Chavin Civilizations Cornell Notes” document by taking notes, writing in questions, and developing a summary on the article you read (see the Cornell Notes Overview Document” for help)
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  • Review your notes and the article “The Olmec”
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  • Answer the questions from the document titled “Andean and Chavin Civilizations DBQs”
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Write a 5 paragraph essay comparing and contrasting The Olmec and Andean Societies

            

Introduction: be sure to include your thesis and similarities/differences

            

Body paragraph 1: 1st similarity or difference and evidence from the text

            

Body paragraph 2: 2nd similarity of difference and evidence from the text

            

Body paragraph 3: 3rd similarity of difference and evidence from the text

            

Conclusion: restate your thesis and similarities/differences

            
            

Lunch

            
 
            

11:45am-12:30pm

            

SEL

            
            
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  • Read “Boundaries at school”
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  • Boundaries at school-Questionnaire
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  • Brain Freezers
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  • Brain Freezers
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Break

            
 
            

12:45pm-1:30pm

            

Science

            
            
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  • Corona Virus Lesson
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  • Corona Virus Lesson
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  • Corona Virus Lesson
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  • Corona Virus Lesson
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  • Corona Virus Lesson
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Tuesday

            
            

Wednesday

            
            

Thursday

            
            

Friday

            
            

8:00am-8:45am

            

ELA

            
            
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  • Read your A.R. book or another available reading material.
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  • Refer to Read-and-Respond Choice Board and follow directions given.
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  • Work on one Every-Day Edit
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  • Read “Galileo and His Telescope” and answer the question/s given using the ACE format.
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  • Refer to the Read-and-Respond Choice Board and follow directions given.
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  • Choose four of the underlined vocabulary words and answer the Vocabulary Journal
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  • Work on one Every-Day Edit
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  • Choose four others of the underlined vocabulary words in the passage “Galileo and His Telescope” and answer the Vocabulary:Frayer Diagram.
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  • Answer Look Around! Meaning in Context
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  • Work on Writing Introductions: Thesis Sentence
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  • Work on one Every-Day Edit
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  • Read your A.R. book or another available reading material.
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  • Refer to Read-and-Respond Choice Board and follow directions given.
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  • Refer back to Writing Introductions: Thesis Sentence.
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  • Choose one topic and develop it into a 3-paragraph essay following the ACE format.
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  • Work on one Every-Day Edit
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Break

            
 
            

9:00am-9:45am

            

Math

            
            
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  • Complete Math Day 1, pages 1-6
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  • Complete Math Day 2, pages 1-6
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  • Complete Math Day 3, pages 1-6
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  • Complete Math Day 4, pages 1-6
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Break

            
 
            

10:00am-10:45am

            

History

            
            
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  • Read “Real Talk: Fun Facts About Presidents #1-44” pages 1-2 
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  • Summarize the article in your own words using a minimum of 10 sentences
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  • Using the data chart from the document “President's Heights,” answer the questions on page 4 titled “U.S. Presidents: How Do They Measure Up?”
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  • Using the graph from yesterday (page 4, “President’s Heights”) and the graph paper on page 5, graph the heights of Presidents #1-44
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  • Complete page 6, “How Many Kids Are In School This Year”
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Lunch

            
 
            

11:45am-12:30pm

            

SEL

            
            
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  • Complete Social Media Writing Prompts, Surveys, and More! Worksheets 1-2
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  • Complete Social Media Writing Prompts, Surveys, and More! Worksheets 3
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  • Complete Social Media Writing Prompts, Surveys, and More! Worksheets 4
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  • Complete Social Media Writing Prompts, Surveys, and More! Worksheets 5-6
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Break

            
 
            

12:45pm-1:30pm

            

Science

            
            
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  • Read the cartoons on page 1, “Who is More Likely to Get the Corona Virus”
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  • Answer all the Multiple Choice Questions at the bottom of page 1
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  • Choose two of your answers from page 1, “Who is More Likely to Get the Corona Virus.”  Draw a picture for each of your two answers AND write at least two sentences justifying why EACH of your answer is correct (use evidence from the cartoon). 
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  • Read “Siberian Tiger” on page 2
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  • Answer the “Multiple Choice Questions” on age 3
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  • Answer the “Short Answer Questions” on page 4
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