Highlights
  • Today we introduced our new Humanities & Science Units!  In Humanities we are moving from the Dark/Middle Ages into the Renaissance.  Students chose their project groups and their topics – make sure to ask them what their project is on.  In Science they will be learning about Space!
  • School Picture Day is next Tuesday, October 19th.  More information will be going home later this week.
  • October is Walktober Month!  Make sure you check the NETWORKings for details!
  • Reminder: if your student is missing school for any reason, they are still responsible for turning in their assignments/making up assessments.  Students should be checking their Google Classroom each day for updates/assignments.
Weekly Work (additional assignments may be added by teachers)
Vocabulary #1: do vocabulary work. Due Friday. Quiz on Friday
Current Events #1Find an article related to our theme  (RENAISSANCE or ART or any connection to theme-convince me-). After you read it, write a three-paragraph summary of the article. Due Friday
Writing #1: Respond to the following three prompts in a paragraph using complete sentences.  The PowerPoint shown in class, our discussion, and your notes from class should serve as a good resource in responding to this prompt. Wait until you see the PowerPoint in class before you respond. Due Friday
  • What period in history were Renaissance artists influenced by?
  • Describe three ways Renaissance art resembles art from that previous period.
  • Describe three ways Renaissance art was different from medieval art?
Literature Book (The Vanishing Point):
   1.  Read assigned chapters by Thursday.  Due Thursday
   2.  Do Reflection #1Friday
   3.  Be ready to discuss chapters and do your assigned work for the Literature Circle. Due Thursday
    4.  Complete RJW #1Due Friday
    5.  Quizzes on Fridays
Renaissance Project Project groups formed & topics chosen.  Start researching.
Math:  Daily assignments, including classwork & homework.  Assorted due dates, & assessments are usually on Fridays.
Science (Space): Weekly assignments, including classwork.  Assorted due dates
Passion Project:  yearlong project with assorted benchmarks/due dates.  Students are given an hour a week in class to work on this project.  Ask what their focus is on. Ask your student how they are doing on the project!