Homework All students should be reading every night. Each student was given an independent reading book. They can borrow a book from the class library if needed. Students were also provided with a reading folder at their independent reading level. Marking Period 2: Homework will be assigned on Monday and must be handed in by Friday of each week. Week of December 3-7th: ELA: Article and Questions "Excerpt from Trading Places" Science: The Nature of Heat Section Summary 2018-12-04_11-28__1_.pdf Week of December 10-14th: ELA: Article and Questions "Excerpt from High Volume" 2018-12-04_11-44.pdf
Unit 1 A Long Walk to Water, a short novel of historical fiction by Linda Sue Park, is based on a true story of Salva Dut—one of the Lost Boys of Sudan. This unit will consist of project based learning. It is aligned with Common Core English Language Arts and Literacy Standards for grades 6-8. Through reading, discussion, and research, students will become aware of the history of conflict and the dire need for clean drinking water in Sudan.
·Students will be connecting science to global issues and human geography. Students will use art and digital resources to show what they have learned. They will be connecting what they are learning in science with their ELA novel. Unit Activities Each activity we will do will help us better understand our water supply, the problems that currently exist with this resource, and easy “hacks” to use less of it. Water Test What if the World’s Water… Simulation Personal Water Audit Last Call at the Oasis Documentary Janicki Omni Processor Current Water Issues Be the Solution