Homework

HOMEWORK IS POSTED AS AN EXTRA RESOURCE FOR STUDENTS AND PARENTS.  STUDENTS SHOULD WRITE THEIR HOMEWORK IN THEIR AGENDAS EVERY DAY AND TAKE THEIR AGENDAS HOME EACH NIGHT.
Check Power School often for grades (please be aware that it often takes more than one week from collection for larger assignments & assessments to be graded and posted):  https://powerschool.pennridge.org/public/ 

South Middle School Homework and Work Completion Policies

                   Homework Policy

  1. All homework is expected to be handed in on time.
  2. No late homework will be accepted.
  3. Homework is worth 10% of marking period grade.           
                Work Completion Policy
  1. All other assignments and classwork are expected to be handed in on time.
  2. Each day the assignment is late, 10% is deducted from the final grade.
  3. No work will be accepted after 6 days.

ASSIGNMENTS 
Reading
Periods 3 and 4
Look for Contrasts and Contradictions in your independent reading
Comment on group members' blog posts on books by Wednesday, 12/20
Blog Post on Books was due Monday, 12/11
Glossary of Blogging Terms
Edublog Award Winners

Periods 8/9 and 10
Finish reading chapters 8 through 13 of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas and prepare discussion questions by Monday, 12/18
Blog Post #2 due Friday, 12/22


Ms. Kennedy
None




English  

Mrs. Mylin
ENGLISH 7  
12/15- Test Wednesday, Project presentations Thursday
12/14- Study guide due tomorrow
12/13- Adverbs worksheet due tomorrow
12/12- Adverbs worksheet due Thursday

ACCELERATED ENGLISH  
12/15- Test Wednesday, Project presentations Thursday
12/14- Study guide due tomorrow
12/13- Adverbs worksheet due tomorrow
12/12- Adverbs worksheet due Thursday

Mr. Arnold.
Click  https://www.successnetplus.com/ to view our grammar textbook AND a lot of grammar exercises, tips, advice, and study guides to help improve your grammar. 

Monday -   None
Tuesday -  Successnetplus assignments - all three due tomorrow. 
Wednesday - SuccessNetPlus assignments - all three due tomorrow. 
Thursday -    Study for Clause quiz today. 
Friday-  None
     
Ms. Kennedy
Missing Narratives must be turned in by 12/20


Exploratory Language  

Ms. Meneeley
Code for google class: 8tgx8

Link to powerpoint: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/e/2PACX-1vQalr-UuDMjlAp_t84YyU3q1k0dX_UQ-hAu9obXnFHEaLrG6RNacBALNzfpNY1xTnLfm2xG6O6JqERq/pub?start=false&loop=false&delayms=3000

Mr. Shorb


Social Studies  

Mrs. Hippauf 
12/14 - None
12/13 - "On the Internet" ws (follow the directions to complete this activity)! - due tomorrow
12/12 - Corrections on "Culture Check" & "WP Sec. 1 Vocab"- due tomorrow
12/11- Culture Pizza is due tomorrow!
**You are also welcome to bring in an artifact tomorrow that represents your culture and connects to your Culture Pizza for "Show & Tell"
 
*Practice your geographic knowledge using the games at: www.sheppardsoftware.com


Ms. Bresnan
Monday 12/11- None
Tuesday 12/12- None
Wednesday 12/13- Finish your "4 Tasks" due Friday!!
Thursday 12/14- "4 Tasks" due at the end of class on Friday
Friday 12/15- If you didn't turn in all of your tasks in class, be sure to turn them in on Monday! 

Mr. Williams
Landforms Quiz on Friday 12/15


Math - December 15
Ms. Pletz - After School Math Help is available usually every Thursday from 3-4 p.m. provided I have a signed permission slip.
MATH 7 - Download your online book
  • Unit Test next week
PRE-ALGEBRA - 
  • Unit Test next week
ALGEBRA 1
  • Unit Test next week
Mr. Bech
  *If no homework is listed, none was assigned*
*Remember, if you don't fully understand the concept, don't just fill in wrong answers, seek help!*
*https://connected.mcgraw-hill.com* Students may use their personal log in to review lessons, watch tutor videos, etc.
- Quiz Tuesday on percent change and percent error



Mrs. McCann
CLICK HERE to view Mrs. McCann's assignments
Science 
Mrs. Purscell   
12/15- None!
12/14- None! Maker-Space activities in the Library today were awesome!
12/13- None!  All science papers were cleaned out in class today! If you were absent or if you find any more science papers bring them to class!
12/12- Same.
12/11- *Bring all science papers to class this week for binder reorganization here in class- DO NOT CLEAN OUT BINDERS AT HOME!!!
12/8- NONE :)  ***Bring all science papers to class next week for binder reorganization here in class.
12/7- Study for tomorrow's UNIT TEST and be sure to bring the following items with you: pencil, study guide, Solar Journal.
12-6- See below- BE SURE TO IMPROVE/ADD TO YOUR STUDY GUIDE!  Note: Even students who scored 3/3 on the study guide when due should continue to study for the test, the study guide is not the only method they should employ!
12/5- Organize your papers & use them to complete your study guide due- tomorrow for in-class check, to be collected Friday after improvements/additions; review & improve Solar Journal; study for Friday's test.



Mr. Yurchak 
*** all students now assigned a specific computer # ***, that will be theirs all year. 
  quiz on genes Thursday..be ready, new word assigned Monday , gizmo Tuesday     ..Wednesday Review 


Mrs. Sands
NONE



STEM
Mrs. Brittain
none


Wellness
Mrs. Bonnem