ASL 1 (Billingsley) We will be finishing Unit 5 over the next 2 weeks.
Algebra 1 (Ahearn)- We will continuing working on point-slope form, and begin graphing perpendicular lines.
Algebra 2 (Ahearn)- We will continue working on squares and cubes.
Geometry (Ahearn)- We will be working on our Performance Based Learning Project, Presentations will be Thursday afternoon. Guest Speaker- Brent Barnhisel of Indy Rhino Sports checking out blueprints to find area
Pre Calculus (Ahearn) - We will be continuing working on trig identities.
Paced Algebra 1 Year 2 (Ahearn)- We will be finishing our lesson over factor the difference of two squares.
English 1 (Dickison) - We will be continuing to work on our persuasive paper and learning how to write an effective conclusion. We will also continue our reading of The Sword in the Stone.
Geography - (O’Donnell) We will be continuing our lesson on the 5 Themes of Geography by applying those themes to countries in South America.
U.S. History (O’Donnell) - We will finish our Unit on the Mexican American War with a Quiz on Tuesday of Next week, then continue on the road to the Civil War.
English II - (Kemper) - We are finishing up The Crucible and moving onto a short story by Mark Twain entitled The Invalid.
English III (Kemper) - Period 5 is starting Of Mice and Men and Period 6 is finishing up In Cold Blood.
English I (Sheehy) We are reading the 3rd book of “The Once and Future King.” (The Ill-made Knight)
This past week We began character reviews (to be continued next week). Our writing assignment will include a choice of comparing characters or writing a “resume” for Lancelot after being “fired” for behavior unbecoming of a Knight of the Roundtable.
OG classes (Sheehy) include a continuation with affixes and roots as well as reviewing syllable division rules.
English 4 (Carroll)
We are practicing notating the most important details of a text and activating prior knowledge independently.
American Government (Carroll)
We are working on research presentations.
Studio Arts (Carroll)
We are writing and illustrating shorts stories.
Earth Science (Tulbert)
Students finished a group research project on the Earth’s past today. Starting Monday, we will be reviewing for the exam (10th graders) or the cumulative test (any other student). Students should come to class Monday with all their tests from this semester. We will narrow down the information for the exam/test and begin studying. Exam in Dec 20th, and cumulative test is Dec 17th. If students are missing any tests, I’ll give them blank tests for them to fill in on their own time.
Students are finishing the first part of Chapter 8 on covalent bonds. We will have a test on part 1 Monday. Starting Monday, we will be reviewing for the cumulative test. Students should come to class Monday with all their tests from this semester. We will narrow down the information for the exam/test and begin studying. The cumulative test is Dec 17th. If students are missing any tests, I’ll give them blank tests for them to fill in on their own time.
Algebra 1 (Thammachack)
We will be continuing to work on the slope-intercept formula and plotting/graphing positive and negative slopes, as well as taking a look at undefined slopes and zero slopes.
We will continue to work our performance-based learning project on hypothetically constructing a new gym floor. They have been/will be utilizing their skills of area and measure the gym floor, calculating costs per square feet, and creating a total budget. The students will be presenting their projects on Thursday, Dec. 13.
Paced Algebra 1 Year 1 (Thammachack)
We have been working on solving the unknown variable with addition and subtraction. We will continue to work on solving the unknown variable through the one-step approach and move on to multiplication and division.