January 21-24 - MAP Testing
Weekend homework: Work on Lion drawing art project.
He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in who I trust. Psalm 91:1-2
Surely he will save you from the fowler’s snare and from the deadly pestilence. He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart. Psalm 91:3-4
Monday: Review "old" memory verse and begin learning "new" memory verse.
Tuesday: Genesis 11: Make a family tree flow chart tracing the lineage of Abram from Noah to Abram
Practice memory verses
Wednesday: Genesis 12: God called Abram and God calls you and I
Practice memory verse
Thursday: Memory verse test
NOTE: Students will need to purchase a trifold board and bring it to school.
Project Due: February 6
Monday: Learn about the elements of a story: 1. Purpose, 2. Setting, 3. Characters, 4. Plot, 5. Conflict, 6. Point of View, 7. Theme, 8. Language devices - similes, metaphors, personification, idioms, allusions, dialect, foreshadowing, symbolism, onomatopoeia, hyperbole, 9. Vocabulary
Tuesday: Work on project
Wednesday: Work on project
Thursday: Work on project
Chapter 21: Changing from a rural to an urban society, immigration, and a changing culture
Monday: Read and Discuss Chapter 21, Lesson 1. Take Cornell Notes about the following: 1. "old" immigrants 2. "new" immigrants 3. Perceived problems with "new" immigrants 4. emigrate 5. immigrate 6. "Push" factors 7. "Pull factors 8. steerage 9. Statue of Liberty 10. "The New Colossus" 11. Emma Lazarus 12. Ellis Island 13. Angel Island 14. examiners 15. An immigrant's greatest challenge 16. recruit 17. assimilate 18. Reasons some native born Americans resented new immigrants 19. nativist 20. Chinese Exclusion Act 21. General attitude of Americans toward immigration
Tuesday: Write a one page essay regarding whether our country should be a melting pot or a salad.
Wednesday: Share melting pot vs. salad papers in class
Study today's immigration issues. Write a one page essay about how our country should handle immigration
Thursday: Share How Our Country Should Handle Immigration papers in class.
Monday: Research the ways sleep affects: the brain, memory, mental health, mood, and personality, stress management, the immune system, safety at work and while driving, the body’s ability to heal itself, muscles, heart, diabetes,obesity, and alzheimer's disease. Record the source of each fact you find.
Tuesday: Complete research, Works Cited page and cover page.
Wednesday: Works Cited page due. Cover page due. Work on first draft of introduction.
Thursday: First draft of Introduction due. Write first draft about stages of sleep.