Eighth Grade Day 71

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Today’s Assignments: Day 71

Today in History/Social Studies, you will learn about Donner Pass and the Donner Party of 1846.

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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
Creative Writing

Use a word processor to write an essay about anything you like, and include an image, multimedia, or table to go with your writing. Use the Research Center and reference tools to gather information, and cite your sources. You can also use the 180 Writing Prompts for ideas.

  1. 180 Writing Prompts
  2. Research Center

Spelling Quiz: Take the Quiz.

  1. Quiz
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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

Math Quiz: Take the Quiz

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

Take notes while reading about Donner Pass and the Donner Pary. Use the Research Center to investigate further.

  1. The Tragic Fate of the Donnor Party
  2. DonnerPartyDiary.com
  3. Donner Pass
  4. The Donner Party
  5. Research Center
  6. Lined Paper
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Science 8
Chemistry of Living Systems

Take notes while reading Carl Wilhelm Scheele who discovered a number of chemical elements, including Oxygen. Use the Research Center to learn more.

  1. Britannica: Carl Wilhelm Scheele
  2. Biography of Carl Wilhelm Scheele
  3. Carl Wilhelm Scheele Overview
  4. Carl Wilhelm Scheele
  5. Research Center
  6. Lined Paper
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Visual and Performing Arts 8
Art

Make an origami Star.
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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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