May 28 to June 1st

Chalk Pastel Flowers

Students will continue using the element of color to finish their Georgia O’Keeffe inspired Chalk Pastel lower Project.

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World History 2 – May 28 to June 1

FINAL EXAMINATION ON THURSDAY, MAY 31 . . .

Here’s a general overview of how the test will look.

Final exam overview

Here’s a variety of examples of thematic essay topics

Menu of Thematic Essay Topics

For lots and lots of practice questions (look for thematic essays and document-based questions)

Menu of Sample Questions courtesy of New York State Regents

Language Arts – May 27th – June 1st

We’ve made it! It’s the last week of school! Please take note that the Language Arts Semester Exam will be on Wednesday, May 30th during the second time slot. The exam is from 10:30am-12:30pm.

Students have already been given a digital copy of the review sheet. Please see below for another copy.

Important Dates

Monday Homework: Review for Semester Exam!

Tuesday Homework: Review for Semester Exam!

Wednesday: Semester Exam


Study Guide 9th Language Arts – Semester 2 Exam

Topics Covered

  1. Farewell to Manzanar – Plot, Character Profiles: Jeanne, Father, Mother, brother; Major Themes / IQR
  2. The Kill a Mockingbird – Plot, Character profiles: Atticus, Scout, Jem, Dill, Miss Maudie, Miss Caroline, Aunt Alexandria, Calpurnia, Mrs. Lafayette Dubose; Major Themes, IQR
  3. MLA Citing

Literature Segment

  • Plot Diagrams/Summary of Story
    • Major events in the story that contribute to the rising action
    • The climax of each story
  • Character Profiles
    • Persona – personality
    • Strengths and weaknesses
    • Significance/contribution to the story
    • Symbolism/representation/personification of character
  • Major Themes / Symbolism
  • Important Questions Raised (IQR)
    • Farewell to Manzanar
      • Cultural differences
      • Immigration
      • Internment camps and containing “possible threats”
        • The family structure and the camp’s effect on it.
        • Saying goodbye to loved ones / separation
      • Using force during wartime. What is appropriate?
      • Elements of a memoir
        • Perspective, understanding, child innocence, maturity, growth
      • The importance of friendship.
    • To Kill a Mockingbird
      • What does the poverty cycle look like? How is this portrayed in the book?
      • Are people truly bad?
      • What is Lee saying about the influence of parents?
      • What kinds of lessons can be learned from the children’s interactions in the neighborhood?
  • Compare and contrast characters/themes/symbols from both books

Biology- Week of May 28-June 1

Semester Exam Review Packet:
– Genetics & Botany- Due Mon, May 28th
– Nervous, Endocrine, and Excretory Systems- Due Tues, May 29th
** Students should be devoting 15-20 minutes each day to studying for the biology semester exam.

Semester Exam: Thursday, May 31st at 8:00 AM
** Students must turn in their body systems portfolio’s and the book the day of the exam.

 

 

Art May 21-25

Chalk Pastel Flowers

georgia-okeefe-jimson-weed-white-flower

Students will continue to color their Georgia O’ O’Keeffe style flowers.  Georgia depicted flowers in an unique way.

Georgia O’ O’Keeffe  is best known for her close-up, or large-scale flower paintings, which she painted from the mid-1920s through the 1950’s. She made about 200 paintings of flowers of the more than 2,000 paintings that she made over her career. One of her painting, Jimson Weed  sold for $44.4 million, making it the most expensive painting sold of a female artist’s work as of 2014.

Math 1 Week of May 14 – June 1, 2018

 

 

DATE LESSON/

ACTIVITY

CLASSWORK/

HOMEWORK

QUIZ/TEST/

PROJECT ETC…

Mon. 5/14/18 11.3 Proving Lines Parallel

CLASSWORK:

HOMEWORK:

11.3  PWS

M1_1103PRG

IXL: Geometry D.6

EC IXL: Geometry D.7

ASSESSMENT:

11.1 to 11.3 Quiz on T/15

VIDEO TUTORIALS:

Lesson 11-3 Homework Video Tutor: Proving lines are parallel

Lesson 11-3 Homework Video Tutor: Using parallel lines

Tues. 5/15/18 Review/IXL Day

Complete IXL: Geometry D.1, D.3, D.4, D.6

EC IXL:

Geometry D.7

OPTIONAL:

Additional Practice

Wed. 5/16/18 Lessons 11.1 to 11.3 ASSESSMENT:

Chapter 11 Quiz 1 (Lessons 11.1 to 11.3)

Thurs. 5/17/18 11.4 Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

CLASSWORK:

HOMEWORK:

11.4 VWS

M1_1104VS

11.4  PWS

M1_1104PRG

ASSESSMENT:

11.4 to 11.6 Quiz on T/15

VIDEO TUTORIALS:

Lesson 11-4 Homework Video Tutor: Relating parallel and perpendicular lines

Fri.

5/18/18

Mon 5/21/18

11.5 Parallel Lines and Triangles

CLASSWORK:

HOMEWORK:

11.5 VWS

M1_1105VS

11.5  PWS

M1_1105PRG

IXL: Geometry F.2, F.3

ASSESSMENT:

11.4 to 11.6 Quiz on T/15

VIDEO TUTORIALS:

Lesson 11-5 Homework Video Tutor: Applying the Triangle Angle-Sum Theorem

Lesson 11-5 Homework Video Tutor: Applying the Triangle Exterior Angle Theorem

Tues.

5/22/18

Wed.

5/23/18

Thurs

5/24/18

11.6 Constructing Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

CLASSWORK:

HOMEWORK:

11.6 VWS

M1_1106VS

11.6  PWS

M1_1106PRG

IXL: Geometry D.2, D.5

ASSESSMENT:

11.4 to 11.6 Quiz on W 1/16

VIDEO TUTORIALS:

Lesson 11-6 Homework Video Tutor: Constructing a special quadrilateral

Lesson 11-6 Homework Video Tutor: Constructing a perpendicular line at a point on a line

Lesson 11-6 Homework Video Tutor: Constructing a perpendicular line from a point to a line

 
Fri.

5/25/18

Mon.

5/28/18

Tues.

5/29/18

REVIEW DAYS

Complete Chapter Reviews (7-11) on Pearson Realize

Wed.

5/30/18

Thurs.

5/31/18

Fri.

6/1/18

SEMESTER EXAMS NOTEBOOK DUE DAY OF EXAM

Español del 21 al 25 de mayo

Lunes 21: retomaremos el tema del sentido figurado (alegoría, parábola, sátira, etc). Asignación de proyecto.

Martes y miércoles expresión corporal por medio del poema “La Sonatina”

Jueves terminaremos los ejercicios de ortografía.

Viernes 25: entrega del proyecto de sentido figurado. Empezaremos repaso.

Atte.

Profa. Jazmín Avilez

Biology- May 21-25

Topic: Excretory System & Semester Exam Review

Classwork:
Nephron Coloring
Nephron Simulation Activity
Urinalysis Lab

Homework:
Reading ?’s 32.4, Part II– Due Mon, May 21st
Excretory System Review (see below)- Due Thurs, May 24th
Semester Exam Review Packet:
– Cell Division and DNA & Proteins- Due Fri, May 25th
– Genetics & Botany- Due Mon, May 28th
– Nervous, Endocrine, and Excretory Systems- Due Tues, May 29th
** Students should be devoting 15-20 minutes each day to studying for the biology semester exam.

Quiz:
Excretory System Quiz- Thurs, May 24th

Excretory System Review
1) Describe the major functions of the excretory system
2) What organs do the job of excretion?
3) What is the function of these organs: kidneys, bladder
4) Trace the pathway of urine from where it is made to where it exits the body
5) Describe three processes which occur in the nephron.
6) When functioning properly, the nephron will excreted what substances as waste?
7) When functioning properly, the nephron will reabsorb what substance the passing blood?
8) Why is a urinalysis exam such a powerful tool for doctors in diagnosing disease?
9) Describe what occurs in kidney dialysis
10) What abnormalities are found in the urinalysis of a diabetic patient? Why are these so?
11) What abnormalities are found in the urinalysis of a patient with severe anemia? Why are these so?

World History 2 – Divide and Conquer Assignment (Iran, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia)

HERE’S THE TOPIC LIST – PRESENTATIONS WILL BE ON MONDAY

1953 military coup in Iran.

Military coup in Iraq and the Baghdad pact – 1958.

Ba’ath Party Coup – Iraq, 1963.

Iranian revolution of 1979

Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988)

Iraq invasion of Kuwait – 1990 (First Gulf War, Operation Desert Storm)

US invasion of Iraq – 2003 (Second Gulf War, Operation Iraqi Freedom)

De-Baathification and The Rise of ISIS

Iranian-Saudi Proxy Wars

Here’s a link to a 30-minute video that gives a good overview of much of this information:

Video – A Brief History of US Intervention in Iraq