Eighth Grade Day 68

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Today’s Assignments: Day 68

Today in History/Social Studies, you will learn about the California Gold Rush.

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Reading/Literature 8
Read and Log
Read for 30 minutes. Record in your Reading Log.

  1. Pick out a reading book
  2. Reading Log
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Language Arts 8
Narrative Essay

Use a word processor to write an essay describing a characters reaction to events from what you read in Reading/Literature today. Introduce the author or character as the narrator and use reasons and evidence to support their reactions. Include quotations and examples from your reading book. With help from your teacher, plan, edit, and revise your work.

  1. Research Center

Spelling Alphabetical Order: Put each spelling word in alphabetical order using the Digital Worksheet.

  1. Digital Worksheet
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Math 8
Expressions and Equations

Follow along with the video to learn more on how to solve equations with two variables.

  1. Grid Paper
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History/Social Studies 8
Americans in the NE, South, and West from 1800 to 1850

Take notes while reading about the California Gold Rush. Use the Research Center to investigate further.

  1. The California Gold Rush, 1849
  2. Gold Rush Facts
  3. Gold Rush Timeline
  4. List of people associated with the California Gold Rush
  5. Research Center
  6. Lined Paper
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Science 8
Chemistry of Living Systems

Take notes while reading about the Carbon Cycle. Use the Research Center to learn more.

  1. Ducksters: The Carbon Cycle
  2. The Carbon Cycle: What Goes Around Comes Around
  3. NASA: The Carbon Cycle
  4. Carbon Cycle
  5. Research Center
  6. Lined Paper
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Visual and Performing Arts 8
Art

Watch the video to learn how to draw a mountain scene. Give it a try!
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Physical Education 8
Calisthenics
Do the following exercises and record them in your P.E. Log. First stretch. Then do a minimum of 20 jumping jacks, 5 lunges on each leg, 10 sit ups, and 10 push ups.

  1. P.E. Log
  2. Calisthenics
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This Weeks Spelling Words
distort
aggravate
decanter
malevolent
affiliate
benign
abhor
contrast
deception
prelude
aggressive
terrain
affirmative
contrary
announcement



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