Sunday, January 25, 2015

Week of 1/2//6/15

1/28 - Wednesday - Mass at 11:00 AM celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Franciscan Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart - sisters who founded OLQM School.

1/30 - Friday- Speech Contest 9:00 AM Grades 5-8.Parents Welcome.

8th Science - 1/26/15

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1luhTzt-JwpsNdxbf7RhdSNysVUI2lYPWi_bCZvkR3vU/pub

Homework:

1/27 - Copy and define vocabulary words in NB

offspring

a new organism produced by one or more parents

heredity

the passing of traits from parent to offspring

genetics

the scientific study of heredity

trait

a specific characteristic that varies from one individual to another

inheritance

the passing of traits by heredity

phenotype

an organism's physical appearance, or visible traits

genotype

the combination of genes that are the code determining certain traits

gene

a segment of DNA that codes for a specific trait

allele

one of a number of different forms of a gene

purebred

the offspring of many generations that have the same trait

hybrid

offspring of crosses between parents with different traits

chromosome

a bundle of condensed DNA containing different genes.

DNA

the double stranded molecule that contains the genetic code for an organism


1/28 - Project on Cells 


7th Science - 1/26/15

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gOAH30B_dpnGdQXV36zr7FYcRuqkgBQPAype5fLPB5g/pub

Homework:

1/27 - Project on Erosion and deposition: outwash; mudslide; creep; etc.

6th Science - 1/26/15

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1DPTvBdVJG9BWWNVPqMv5NZ0OmwQ1TGtT1fgvtDzMz4Y/pub

Homework:

1/28 - Copy and define vocabulary words in NB



1. position

2. motion

3. distance

4. speed

5. average speed

6. velocity

7. acceleration


8. time


6th Social Studies - 1/26/15

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1DdRekj8Biwr1xl1aA9KweJq71K284t3jN736zvGknVk/pub

Homework:

1/27 -  Ancient Greece Food Project

1/30 - Copy and define vocabulary words in NB



1. acropolis

2. assembly

3. democracy

4. harbor

5. jury

6. monarchy

7. oligarchy

8. peninsula

9. philosophy

10. polis

11. Pericles

12. Socrates


13. Plato

5th Science - 1/26/15

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1PizgNIbjXRuFJAwjAq_-6E8pD1-gcnncmqA8JWhJPhY/pub

Homework:

1/27 - PowerPoint Presentation Food Chain and Food Web.   Please follow directions given last week OR if you have any questions, ask during SCIENCE CLASS.



5th Social Studies - 1/26/15

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1CVkYtsAuUQ3aMW-EuSpXF2U8V-WrhGLqbJqhGocarsM/pub

Homework:

1/30 - Copy and define vocabulary words in NB.  Even though you may have done these words previously, it is important that you have them done again,



1. autobiography

2. slave trade

3. export

4. import

5. agriculture

6. free enterprise

7. industry

8. triangular trade

9. Middle Passage

10. plantation

11. slave code

12. overseer

13. almanac

14. frontier


15. backcountry



Monday, January 19, 2015

Weekly Reminders - 1/19/15



1/20 - Map of the Month due

1/21 - Science and Math Midterms

1/22 - Religion and Reading

1/23 - Social Studies and ELA




Grades 5-8 should be working on their projects for next week.

History Fair students must be ready to present their projects next week.

8th Science - 1/19/15

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1vnEdefRXQx42QSZjtAKMMGOokn_35sAVFGP8UMwT6w8/pub

No Homework - Study for Midterms

7th Science - 1/19/15

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ILrT13hM9bFhywpw-u8L_w0tcnSnCL-HWJfHtFv6DuI/pub

No homework - Study for Midterm

6th Science - 1/19/15

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SD_R74O1d1qqbRTyo2wQZ--zxJf7dAqD1M8u4Pq01dI/pub

No Homework - Study for Midterm

6th Social Studies - 1/19/15

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nA7PEKwD8X-QgtJuEtHzQsHyVqYuGZVgxikhiG0-mbI/pub
1/20 - Map of the Month Due


No Homework - Study for Midterms

5th Science - 1/19/15

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1p1yQ6evRkEvz_rYwNSWrk6TXC7fFXng8ai4ctbiLZnM/pub
NO HOMEWORK - STUDY FOR MIDTERMS

5th Social Studies - 1/19/15

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1evKTCRaEf-WOFHXyQUNcm5lQQdJDjeNthR3SgWWpEQY/pub

1/20 - Map of the Month due



No Homework - Study for Midterms

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Weekly Reminders - 1/12/15


1/16 - School Closed - Teachers' Conference Day

1/19 - School Closed - Martin Luther King Jr.

Study guidlines for MOY exams will be sent home this week. Students must take home their notebooks and text to study.