8th Grade Homework

8th Grade Homework
_________________________________________________________________________________________
WEEK 33: APRIL 29- MAY 3, 2019

MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY: Examine resources and identify potential research topic.

WEEK 32: APRIL 15-19, 2019
MONDAY: Answer any 15 of the blank study stack entries.

TUESDAY: Answer an additional 15 of the blank study stack entries

WEDNESDAY: None

THURSDAY/ FRIDAY:Take some time during the break to decide on your research paper topic.
Then, enjoy the break and come back ready to go.

WEEK 31: APRIL 8-12 2019
MONDAY: NONE
TUESDAY: Finish writing (if needed)
WEDNESDAY: Study for a simple dandy quiz: Jefferson Presidency. A bit of Adams and a little on Hamilton-Burr
• Louisiana Purchase
• Barbary Wars

THURSDAY:NONE
FRIDAY: NONE

Answer this question:

Who was the first African-American to play for the New York Yankees?

BONUS: WHO WAS THE FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN TO WIN THE AMERICAN LEAGUE MVP AWARD?

WEEK 30: APR 1- APR 5, 2019
MONDAY:
Complete Flipped Assignment #14 (see “I forgot my Homework”

TUESDAY:Complete Flipped Assignment #15 (See I “I forgot my Homework.”).

WEDNESDAY: NONE

THURSDAY: NONE

FRIDAY: NONE. QUESTION: Where do all the monsters go when you turn on the lights?

WEEK 29: MARCH 25-29 2019

MONDAY: START STUDYING FOR THE TEST.

TUESDAY: CONTINUE STUDYING FOR THE TEST.

WEDNESDAY: FINISH STUDYING FOR THE TEST.

THURSDAY: NONE. YOU HAD A TEST!

FRIDAY: NONE

QUESTION: Who was the “Original” Dracula?
Then, think about this: A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools. ~ Douglas Adams



WEEK 28: MAR 18-22, 2019

MONDAY:Use the Washington Presidency Presentation and develop 5 questions and answers for your game.

TUESDAY:Use the Washington Presidency Presentation and develop 5 more questions and answers for your game.

WEDNESDAY: Use the Adams’ Presidency Presentation and develop 5 questions and answers for your game.

THURSDAY: NONE

FRIDAY: NONE
TEST NEXT WEEK BETWEEN: 26 AND 28 MARCH

QUESTION: Who was the “Original” Dracula?
Then, think about this: A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools. ~ Douglas Adams

WEEK 27: MAR 11-15 2019

MONDAY: QUIZ ON WEDNESDAY! GET READY. BILL OF RIGHTS PROJECTS DUE THIS WEEK.

TUESDAY: STUDY FOR YOUR QUIZ

WEDNESDAY: BILL OF RIGHTS PROJECT

THURSDAY: BILL OF RIGHTS PROJECT

FRIDAY:NONE.
BUT: CONSIDER THIS: IF BRYCE HARPER IS GETTING $330 MILLION FOR 13 YEARS AND YOU CONSIDER THAT HE IS PAID FOR WORKING 330 DAYS PER YEAR, HOW MUCH MONEY DOES HE MAKE PER DAY PER YEAR?

WEEK 26: MAR 4- MAR 8 2019

MONDAY: NONE
(YOU ARE WORKING ON
DESIGNING YOUR PREFERRED
POLITICAL PARTY SO DO SOME
THINKING, RESEARCH,
QUESTIONING ABOUT IT.)

TUESDAY: NONE

WEDNESDAY: Complete Flipped
Assignment #13. Question on Flipped
Assignment page, I Forgot My
Homework, and the table.

THURSDAY:NONE.
BUT: FINISH YOUR ESSAY IF NEEDED

FRIDAY:NONE

QUESTION: If Bryce Harper is getting $330 million for 13 years and you consider that he is paid for working 330 days per year, how much does he make per day and per year?

WEEK 25: FEB 25- MAR 1, 2019

MONDAY:The current study stack has 42 numbered blanks. Answer the final 10 (42 total).

TUESDAY:Study for your test: Constitution and Bill of Rights

WEDNESDAY: NONE

THURSDAY:Discuss today’s exercise with friends and family. What do they think about living in a world where everyone is equal?

FRIDAY:NONE

QUESTION:
What World Organization did President Wilson create that the United States did not join?

WEEK 24: FEB 18-FEB 22, 2019
MONDAY:PRESIDENTS DAY

TUESDAY:The new study stack has 42 numbered blanks. Answer the next 8 (16 total).

WEDNESDAY:The new study stack has 42 numbered blanks. Answer the next 8 (24 total).

THURSDAY:The new study stack has 42 numbered blanks. Answer the next 8 (32 total).

FRIDAY: NONE: There will be a test on the Constitution next week. Be ready!

WEEK 23: FEB 11- FEB 15, 2019
MONDAY: sTUDY FOR YOUR QUIZ. AND DON’T TELL ME YOU DON’T KNOW.

TUESDAY: NONE

WEDNESDAY:The new study stack has 42 numbered blanks. Answer the first 8.

THURSDAY:The new study stack has 42 numbered blanks. Answer 9-16.

FRIDAY:NONE: There will be a test on the Constitution next week. Be ready!

Answer this question:
What was the major accomplishment of President Jimmy Carter

WEEK 22: FEB 4 FEB8, 2019
MONDAY:Complete Flipped Assignment #11 and answer the questions.

TUESDAY:Listen to the State of the Union or watch it. What are your observations? Worth a grade-wide homework pass, subject to restrictions.

WEDNESDAY:Complete Flipped Assignment #12 and answer the questions.

THURSDAY:NONE

FRIDAY:NONE: Quiz next Tuesday on Constitution: The Framework.

DO YOU KNOW? What are the names of NJ’s Senators and which one of them is running for President?

WEEK 21: JAN 28- FEB 1, 2019
MONDAY: NONE

TUESDAY: Complete Flipped Assignment #9 and answer the questions.

WEDNESDAY: Complete Flipped Assignment #10 and answer the questions.

THURSDAY: NONE

FRIDAY: NONE

Think about this: Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that experience comes from bad judgment.

WEEK 20: JAN 21-25, 2019
MONDAY:

TUESDAY: pREPARE YOUR PRESENTATION ON YOUR CONSTITUTION

Turn in your personal narrative by Thursday

WEDNESDAY: NONE

THURSDAY: NONE

FRIDAY: NONE
SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT: Whay hapens if you go on a survival course—–and you don’t pass?

WEEK 19: JAN 14-18, 2019
MONDAY:Answer 5 more questions from the Study Stack: Fill in the blanks (15 total).

TUESDAY:Answer the last 6 Blank Study Stack Entries.

WEDNESDAY:Study for your quiz: Articles of Confederation, Land Ordinances, Newburgh Conspiracy, and Shays Rebellion.

THURSDAY:NONE

FRIDAY:NONE

Answer this question: Are gargoyles useful?

WEEK 18: JAN 7- JAN 11, 2019
MONDAY: COMPLETE FLIPPED ASSIGNMENT #8

TUESDAY:NONE. But! Watch or listen to the President’s address and tell me what you think when I see you next.

WEDNESDAY:FIND THE ANSWERS TO 5 OF THE BLANK STUDY STACK ENTRIES

THURSDAY:FIND THE ANSWERS TO 5 MORE OF THE BLANK STUDY STACK ENTRIES

FRIDAY:NONE

BUT!! Quiz next week: Articles of Confederation, Newburgh Conspiracy and Shays Rebellion.

WEEK 17: DEC 31- JAN 4, 2019

MONDAY-TUESDAY: OUT OF OFFICE

WEDNESDAY: NONE. Think about who you want to put a Constitution together with over the coming days. Groups of 3-5 students.

THURSDAY: FLIPPED ASSIGNMENT # 7 watch video and answer the questions

FRIDAY: NONE

BUT!! Who do you want to write a Constitution with next week?

WEEK 15: DEC 10- DEC 14, 2018 TEST ON 18 DECEMBER
MONDAY: DEVELOP 5 Q&A FOR YOUR GAME BASED ON THE BENEDICT ARNOLD PRESENTATION

TUESDAY: NONE

WEDNESDAY:DEVELOP 8 Q&A BASED ON THE PRESENTATION ON THE WEB SITE, SLIDES 42-52

THURSDAY: DEVELOP 5 Q&A BASED ON THE PRESENTATION ON THE WEB SITE FROM SLIDES 52-68

FRIDAY: NONE BUT START STUDYING NOW DON’T WAIT TEST IS 18 DEC 2018 AND THE SENECA CONCERT IS THAT DAY @ 8:30 AM

WEEK 14: DEC 3- DEC 7 2018

MONDAY:Flipped Assignment #5 Watch the video and answer the questions on John Paul Jones

TUESDAY:NONE

WEDNESDAY:Flipped Assignment #6 Watch the video and answer the questions on the War in the South.

THURSDAY:NONE

FRIDAY:NONE
BUT! Considering the maximum seating at Lincoln Financial Field, including SRO, what is the proportion of the total Eagles team, including coaches, and assistants to fans?

Test coming soon so get ready

WEEK 11: 12 NOV-16 NOV 2018
MONDAY:NONE

After School Help is dependent on meetings this week. Also, questions can be asked on Remind.
Today until 4:00

TUESDAY:Flipped Assignment #4 Use questions for your game.

WEDNESDAY:NONE

THURSDAY: Use Resources to develop 5 Q&A for your new Game.

FRIDAY: NONE

Make a new friend because they need one, not you!

Find out what: a trunnion is.

WEEK 9: 29 oCT- 2 NOV 2018
MONDAY:None

After School Help is dependent on meetings this week; for certain, next week. Also, questions can be asked on Remind.
Today until 3:30

TUESDAY:Answer any 5 of the blank study stack entries

WEDNESDAY:Answer any 5 of the blank study stack entries

THURSDAY:Answer any 5 of the blank study stack entries

FRIDAY:NONE

Make a new friend because they need one, not you!

Find out what: a trunnion is.

WEEK 8: OCT 22- OCT 26, 2018

MONDAY: NONE

TUESDAY:Use notes and/ or power point to devise 5 more Q&A for your game.

WEDNESDAY:Look over your notes and come in with your questions

THURSDAY:Study for your quiz, up to and including the movement to Morristown and Winter Quarters (Slide # 92)

FRIDAY:Enjoy life in Shamong with your family.

Find out what obturation means.

Test on 6 Nov

WEEK 7: OCT 15- OCT 19, 2018

MONDAY: Study for your test.

After school Review available for all until 3:10.
Also, use “Remind” if you have questions

TUESDAY: None

WEDNESDAY: Using the PowerPoint or PDF, develop 5 questions and answers for your game. From beginning through #54.

THURSDAY: Use Power Point or notes: come up with 5 questions and answers for your game. Don’t go past slide #74. (Unless time dictates that we don’t get as far as I think we will. Then NONE).

FRIDAY: None, but:
Answer this question: How many electors are assigned to New Jersey?

Quiz next week so we don’t get too much jammed in at once. Probably Thursday

WEEK 6: OCT 8- OCT 12, 2018
MONDAY:None

TUESDAY:None

WEDNESDAY:Flipped Assignment #3. Watch video on Thomas Paine and answer the questions. (See “I forgot my homework” if needed).

THURSDAY:Use Power Point or notes: come up with 5 questions and answers for your game. Don’t go past slide # 28.

FRIDAY:None, but:
Answer this question: Who is the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations?

There will be a nifty quiz next Tuesday and a test possibly on Friday, but more likely Tuesday.

WEEK 5: OCT 1- OCT 5, 2018

MONDAY:None

TUESDAY:None

WEDNESDAY:Go back to the Intolerable Acts, use the resources you have and develop 5 new questions for your game. You can also use citizenship areas for question development. (Not for classes in period 3 or 4).

THURSDAY:None

FRIDAY:None, but:
Answer this question: Name the 8 justices of the Supreme Court. Which one is an African American? Who is nominated to be the 9th?

WEEK 4: SEP 24- SEP 28, 2018

MONDAY: Use either the power point or the handout and develop five additional questions and answers for your game on the acts. Include Boston Massacre if we get that far.

TUESDAY: NONE

WEDNESDAY:Flipped Assignment #2 Found in Active Classroom.
“Key Decisions in U.S. History: 1773—American Colonists: What Should We Do about the British Tea Act?”

Read the passage and develop five questions pertaining to the acts to use in your game. Answer the comprehension questions (you may be able to re-write them for your game as well.)

NOTE: IF YOU CAN’T REACH ACTIVE CLASSROOM, GO TO THE SAME ASSIGNMENT IN “I FORGOT MY HOMEWORK” AND USE THAT COPY.

THURSDAY: Study for quiz on material to date.

FRIDAY: Answer this question: What is a Flink? (NOT FROM THE URBAN DICTIONARY!)

WEEK 3: SEP 17-SEP 21, 2018

MONDAY:NONE

TUESDAY:NONE

WEDNESDAY:NONE

THURSDAY:NONE

FRIDAY:Answer this question: Who is the Senate Majority Leader?

WEEK 2: SEP 10-SEP 14, 2018

MONDAY:None

TUESDAY:Find out if you have any relatives, family members, friends, or neighbors that served in the military and would like to be interviewed.

WEDNESDAY:Look through the daily news either online, newspaper, radio, TV, or APP and bring in one current event in International Affairs to discuss. Is it real or Fake?

THURSDAY:None

FRIDAY:Answer this question: Who is the Speaker of the House of Representatives?

WEEK 1: SEP 3- SEP 7, 2018

MONDAY: LABOR DAY NO SCHOOL

TUESDAY: FIRST DAY FOR TEACHERS

WEDNESDAY: NONE

THURSDAY: View the video in flipped classroom introducing the concept. Bring in
your entrance ticket and questions. Flipped Assignment #1.

FRIDAY:Answer this question: Who is the Speaker of the House of
Representatives?