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Today’s Assignments: Day 83
Today in Science, continue reviewing for the test at the end of the week on Chemistry of Living Systems.
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Read and Log
Read for 30 minutes. Record in your Reading Log.
Language Arts 8
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.
Spelling Alphabetical Order: Put each spelling word in alphabetical order using the Digital Worksheet.
Watch the video to learn about the y = mx + b format. Find the equation of the straight line that has slope m = 6 and passes through the point (-4, -2) using Grid Paper.
History/Social Studies 8
Causes, Events, and Consequences of the Civil War
Take notes while reading about the Battle of Fort Sumter. Use the Research Center to investigate further.
- Fort Sumter
- CivilWar.org: Battle of Fort Sumter
- Britannica: Battle of Fort Sumter
- Battle of Fort Sumter
- Ducksters: Battle of Fort Sumter
- Research Center
- Lined Paper
Chemistry of Living Systems
REVIEW: Go back through your notes and Past Assignments on what you’ve learned. There will be a test at the end of the week on Chemistry of Living Systems.
Visual and Performing Arts 8
Watch the video to learn about fashion drawing using watercolor.
Physical Education 8
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.
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