William Floyd Middle School
I am looking forward to a fun and exciting year. Please use this website as an extension of our class. Below you will find blog posts about weekly homework, lessons, handouts and at the bottom of the weekly blog page you can find all of the lesson material via PowerPoint.
On this website is also a post entitled, "Helpful Links," that post contains links that will help you if you are struggling with skills in class. Check out the links when you have time!
Email me with your questions!
Mrs. Carr - English 8th Grade
T-Shirt Activity Due
Parent Signature Form
Letter to Teachers
Meet the Teacher Night-9/8-7pm
Day 1-Physics of Sports
Activity 1- Physics of Sports Article Annotation
Activity 3- Important Discoveries in Physics
Web Quest Link: http://createwebquest.com/webquest/important-discoveries-physics
Day 2-Physics of Rollercoasters
Activity 1- Rollercoaster Design and History
Activity 3-Disney Design You Own Rollercoaster
Website for Roller Coaster Ride Builder: http://dep.disney.go.com/sodi_app/index.html?st=2
Day 3-Physics of Rockets
Activity 1-Parts of Speech Activity NASA Website
Website for Activity: http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/menu/play/
See attachment for novel.
See Attached Documents...
Activity 2- History of Photography Web Quest
Web Quest Link: http://createwebquest.com/webquest/history-photography
Activity 3- Forced Perspective Photography
Activity 1- Photos and Their Titles-Title Match
Activity 2- Budget and Buy a Camera
Activity 2- National Geographic
Monday: Read pages 158-179
Tuesday: No HW
Extra Help: Thursday
Tuesday: Add two details from pages 73-78 to the Structured Notes Graphic Organizer from your packet.
Wednesday: Create a Structured Notes Graphic Organizer (from the packet) in your writer's notebook and add three details in your notebook (on the organizer) from pages 79-81.
Friday: Read pages 91-111. Annotate and add three notes to the Structured Notes Organizer in your writer's notebook.
Extra Help: Wednesday
Monday: Read and annotate pages 162-168
Tuesday: Read and annotate pages 168-176 and complete QuickWrite #4
End of Unit Assessment Tomorrow
Wednesday: Read and annotate pages 177-186
Thursday: Read and annotate pages 187-195
Friday: No HW-Catch up or read ahead
Attached-Summer Reading Packet
"Harrison Bergeron" by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Due on Friday, September 2nd
Tuesday: Read and annotate Shirley Chisholm's Speech
Wednesday: Answer packet questions on pages 14, 11 and 12 (pages are out of order)
Thursday: Complete page 9 of "EQUAL RIGHTS for WOMEN"
**TKAM read chapter 1**
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