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8th Grade Activities and Assignments for Weeks of 10/26 – 10/30, 11/2-11/6, and 11/9-11/13 Assignments and tests for the weeks of 11/2 – 11/6 and 11/9 – 11/13: 1. Students should read section one of Fahrenheit 451 (pages 3-68) by Monday, 11/2. 2. 4th period: the Lesson 2 vocabulary exercises are due Tuesday, 11/3. 3. 5th period: the Lessons 1 and 2 vocabulary review exercises are due Tuesday, 11/3. 4. 4th period: the Lessons 1 and 2 vocabulary review exercises are due Wednesday, 11/4. 5. Both classes: The Lessons 1 and 2 vocabulary quiz will be administered on Thursday, 11/5. 6. The Fahrenheit 451 Section One project is due by Tuesday, 11/10. 7. 4th period: participial phrases worksheet #1 is due Tuesday, 11/10. 8. 5th period: gerund phrases worksheet #1 is due Tuesday, 11/10. 9. Lesson 3 vocabulary exercises are due Friday, 11/13. 10. The Section Two Fahrenheit 451 questions are due Tuesday, 11/17. Daily activities this week: Monday, 11/2 1. Students will work on their Section One project in the computer lab. 2. Homework due tomorrow: a. 4th period: The Lesson 2 vocabulary exercises. b. 5th period: the Lessons 1 and 2 vocabulary review exercises. Students will take the Lessons 1 and 2 vocabulary quiz on Thursday. Tuesday, 11/3 1. Students will work on their Section One project in the computer lab after checking answers to the Lesson 2 vocabulary exercises (4th period) or the Lessons 1 and 2 vocabulary review exercises (5th period). (The quiz on Lessons 1 and 2 will be on Thursday for both classes.) 2. 4th period homework: complete the Lessons 1 and 2 vocabulary review exercises, all problems. Wednesday, 11/4 1. 4th period: Students will work on their Section One project in the computer lab after checking the Lessons 1 and 2 vocabulary exercises. 2. 5th period: Students will work on their Section One project in the computer lab. a. Homework for both classes: study the Lessons 1 and 2 vocabulary words and roots as you will take the quiz tomorrow. Thursday, 11/5 1. All students will take the Lessons 1 and 2 vocabulary quiz before heading to the computer lab. 2. Today is the last day for students to work on their Section One projects in the computer lab. Please share your Section One project with me before class starts Tuesday. Friday, 11/6 1. Much of the class will be at KMS Town. Those students who are at school will have silent work time. Students will either read Fahrenheit 451 or else work on their Section One project, which is due no later than Tuesday of next week. Please read Section Two of Fahrenheit 451 by Thursday of next week. Monday, 11/9 1. Pass back tests/retests and check answers. 2. 4th period: an introduction to participial phrases. 3. 5th period: an introduction to gerund phrases. 4. Anybody who has not taken the Lessons 1 and 2 vocabulary quiz needs to take that quiz either today or tomorrow. 5. Homework due tomorrow: a. 4th period: participial phrases worksheet #1 b. 5th period: gerund phrases worksheet #1. c. Both classes: The Section One project. 6. Please have Section Two of Fahrenheit 451 read by Thursday of this week. Tuesday, 11/10 1. Both classes: Your Section One Fahrenheit 451 project is due today. 2. 4th period: Check participial phrases worksheet #1. Then read Section Two of Fahrenheit 451. Please read this entire section before coming to class on Thursday. 3. 5th period: Check gerund phrases worksheet #1. Then read Section Two of Fahrenheit 451. Please read this entire section before coming to class on Thursday. Wednesday, 11/11 1. No school—Veteran’s Day holiday. Thursday, 11/12 (Mr. Wenz will be in Nebraska; Ms. Gildersleeve will be your guest teacher) 1. Complete SIP test #3. 2. Work on the Section Two Fahrenheit 451 questions in class. These questions are due on Tuesday of next week. 3. Homework due tomorrow: Lesson 3 vocabulary exercises. Friday, 11/13 (Mr. Wenz will be in Nebraska; Ms. Gildersleeve will be your guest teacher) 1. Check answers to the Lesson 3 vocabulary exercises. Then work on the Section Two Fahrenheit 451 questions in class. These questions are due on Tuesday of next week. Assignments and Tests the next two weeks: 1. The Section Two Fahrenheit 451 questions are due Tuesday, 11/17. 2. The Lesson 4 vocabulary exercises are due Wednesday, 11/18. 3. 4th period: Participial phrases worksheet #2 is due Thursday, 11/19. 4. 5th period: Gerund phrases worksheet #2 is due Thursday, 11/19. 5. Both classes: the Lessons 3 and 4 vocab review exercises, all problems, are due Friday, 11/20. 6. Both classes: read the final section of Fahrenheit 451 by Monday, 11/23. 7. Both classes: the Lessons 3 and 4 vocab quiz will be administered on Tuesday, 11/24. 8. Classroom spelling bees will be conducted in both classes on Wednesday, 11/25. 9. Read pages 113-129 of Fahrenheit 451 by Tuesday, 12/1. 10. 4th period: complete participial phrases worksheet #3 by Wednesday, 12/2. 11. 5th period: complete gerund phrases worksheet #3 by Wednesday, 12/2. 12. Both classes: read pages 129-145 of Fahrenheit 451 by Thursday, 12/3. 13. Both classes: Complete the Lesson 5 vocabulary exercises by Friday, 12/4. 14. Both classes: read the rest of Fahrenheit 451 by Monday, 12/7. 15. 4th period: complete the participial phrases practice test by Tuesday, 12/8. 16. 5th period: complete the gerund phrases practice test by Tuesday, 12/8,. 17. Both classes: complete the Lesson 6 vocabulary exercises by Wednesday, 12/9. 18. 4th period: take a test on participial phrases on Thursday, 12/10. 19. 5th period: take a test on gerund and participial phrases on Thursday, 12/10. 20. Both classes: an outline for your Fahrenheit 451 essay is due on Friday, 12/11. 21. Both classes: The Lessons 5 and 6 vocab review exercises, all problems, are due on Monday, 12/14. 22. Both classes: The initial draft of your Fahrenheit 451 essay is due on Tuesday, 12/15. 23. Both classes: the Lessons 5 and 6 vocab quiz will be administered on Wednesday, 12/16. 24. Both classes: the final draft of your Fahrenheit 451 essay needs to be shared with Mr. Wenz by Thursday, 12/17. Monday, 11/16 1.