Extra Credit for Quarter 3


Go to Google Classroom and use link provided to the Scope Magazine article entitled: “Mountain of Fire” (February 2016 issue)

Read the article and then print: “Mountain of Fire Reading” from Google Classroom and turn in.

Writing Skills

Go to Google Classroom and use link provided to the Scope Magazine article entitled: “Mountain of Fire” (February 2016 issue)

Read the article then print: “Mountain of Fire Summary” from Google Classroom and turn in.


Go to page 649 in your math book.  There you will find a Unit project. Instead of doing with a group, you will do this assignment independently to obtain extra credit.


Using your current spelling list, write a context rich sentence for each word that includes at least one direct object.  Underline your spelling words

and circle the direct object.  (Context rich sentences describe the meaning of a word without directly stating a definition.)

Social Studies

Chapter 5: Early China

Assessment p. 306.  Do questions #1-9 vocab, #10-18 (answer in complete sentences), #19-21 (Choose one and write a paragraph anwer.) 


Chapter 10

Standards-Based Assessment on page 367.

Do #1-8, then answer extended response #9.  Use ALL 7 terms in the yellow box in your paragraph. 


All Extra Credit is Due Friday, March 18th

Sierra Outdoor School Packing List


The following is a list of clothing and equipment that will insure your personal comfort while you are at Sierra Outdoor School. We suggest that you plan to bring a sleeping bag, and one suitcase or a duffel bag. All clothing and property should be labeled with the owner's name and school. Please bring your older clothing that you don't mind getting dirty. Temperatures can fluctuate. This is Outdoor Education so be prepared for rain or snow. See weather forecast!


  • Sleeping bag

  • Pillow

  • Jeans or long pants (recommended for both boys and girls)

  • Shirts (at least one with long sleeves)

  • Underwear

  • Socks (wool if possible)

  • Pajamas

  • Hiking boots or shoes with laces (waterproof recommended)

  • Jacket (waterproof recommended)

  • Heavy sweater with hood

  • Raincoat, poncho, umbrella or large plastic garbage bag for rain protection

  • Gloves, scarf, and hat for cold weather

  • Toiletries to include: comb, soap (there is no hand soap in the dorms) in plastic container or plastic bag, shampoo, 1 bath towel, 1 hand towel (no paper towels in the dorms), 1 wash cloth, toothbrush and toothpaste, small box of facial tissue, chap stick, and sunscreen

  • Flip flops for showers

  • 2 or more pencils

  • 1 bag for wet or dirty clothes

  • Refillable water bottle and flashlight

  • Backpack

  • Sack lunch for the first day

  • $20 or less for shopping in Columbia (optional)



Please bring a full extra set of clothing, socks, shoes, gloves, and jacket to change into after other clothing gets wet. Layers are great in cold weather—it snows here in the winter and spring!


  • Additional food

  • Blow dryers

  • Electronics- This includes cell phones!