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May 20, 2012

World Geography Lesson Plans to May 21

from:Dennis, Mary

to:Geography

The final quarter will be focused on US Geography.  We will take the country in four regions:  Northeast, South, Midwest/Northern Plains, and West (Rockies/Pacific). 

Monday, May 21:  quiz on the Southern states & their capital cities; begin work on exam review guide. I have uploaded a copy of the exam guide as an attachment which you can print from here as well. 

Wed, May 23:  students will begin a series of review work in class - vocabulary, map skills, locating places on a blank map, etc.  All of this will be preparation for exams.

Friday, May 25:  more exam review work

Monday,  May 28 - Friday June 1 - standardized tests in morning; review with teachers in afternoon. 

Monday, June 4 - Normal schedule.  Meet with teachers for one last review day.  Geog exam is on Thursday, June 7.

May 18, 2012

Synthesis of Earth Science

from:Albarado, Kyle

to:Earth Science

Objectives

  1. Review key concepts from Earth Science
  2. Identify a synthesis for understanding key concepts of Earth Science

Homework

  1. Read handout from Blessed John Paul the Great
  2. Prepare to be quized on reading

May 18, 2012

The Origin of Living Things

from:Albarado, Kyle

to:Biology 2

Continue discussion of the theory of evolution and Catholic faith

Homework

Read next section of handout. Prepare to be quized on this section.

May 18, 2012

Review for Chapter 6 Test

from:Albarado, Kyle

to:Algebra 2

Review for Chapter 6 Test

May 17, 2012

Chapter 22 Test

from:Albarado, Kyle

to:Earth Science

Chapter 22 Test

May 17, 2012

Faith and Science and Evolution

from:Albarado, Kyle

to:Biology 2

Objectives

  1. Discuss the relationship between faith and science.
  2. Introduce the theory of evolution 

Homework

  1. First section of handout on the origin of living things. 
  2. Prepare for quiz on readings.

May 17, 2012

Chapter 6 Study Guide

from:Albarado, Kyle

to:Algebra 2

Chapter 6 Study Guide

Complete study guide by tomorrow's class

May 16, 2012

Gospel of St. Matthew

from:Trosclair, Tim

to:Theology I

Wednesday May, 16
Gospel of St. Matthew
Objective:

1-Discuss in detail and context the Our Father (Matthew 6: 9-13)

2-Analyze St. Thomas Aquinas' commentary (Catena Aurea) on what he called "The most perfect of prayers"

Homework:

1-Read the Gospel of Matthew chapters five and six

May 16, 2012

Chapter 5 Continued

from:Trosclair, Tim

to:Algebra 2

Wednesda May, 16
Lesson 5.2
Objectives:

1- Review Homework from 5.2
2- Review Test and makeup work on chapter four.

 

May 16, 2012

Test Review and Makeup

from:Trosclair, Tim

to:Algebra 1 Sec. 2

Wednesday May, 16
Objectives:

Reveiw of test on chapter 3: Literal and Quadratic Equations

May 15, 2012

Ancient History Lessons: Tuesday, May 15 to Finals

from:Mahan, Danielle

to:Ancient History

Wednesday, May 16

  • Return tests
  • Discuss upcoming project and requirements: Holy Land

Monday, May 21

  • Watch documentary on Holy Land
  • Review possible presentation methods for Holy Land Project

Wednesday, May 23

  • Distribute review sheet for final exam
  • Begin sharing Holy Land Projects

Friday, May 25 (Mrs. Mahan out at CNFL Debate Tournament)

  • Ms. Jen will lead the class today

Monday, May 28

  • Standardized testing
  • Finish sharing any Holy Land Projects not yet delivered
  • Review day for the final exam

Wednesday, May 30

  • Standardized testing
  • Review day for the final exam

Monday, June 4

  • Final review day

May 15, 2012

Civics Lessons: Tuesday, May 15 to Finals

from:Mahan, Danielle

to:Civics & Free Enterp

Wednesday, May 16

  • Write questions for comparative country interviews
  • Students conduct and complete one sample interviews of other nations.

Monday, May 21

  • Complete interviews of other nations
  • Write reflection about international differences, similarities

Wednesday, May 23

  • Complete second scenario
  • Submit worksheet at the end of class as part of the participation grade
  • Hand out review sheet for finals

Friday, May 25 (Mrs. Mahan out at CNFL Debate Tournament)

  • Jen to lead class today

Monday, May 28 (Standardized testing)

  • Review for finals

Wednesday, May 30 (Standardized testing)

  • Review for finals

Monday, June 4

  • Final review day

May 15, 2012

Debate Lessons: Tuesday, May 15 to Finals

from:Mahan, Danielle

to:Debate

Thursday, May 17

  • Review requirements for homilies, vocations talks
  • Students select Gospels, Bible stories today

Friday, May 18 (½ day)

  • Spring concert – no class

Tuesday, May 22

  • Begin presentations of finals
  • Students critique speakers based on their verbal, non-verbal and content elements

Thursday, May 24 (Mrs. Mahan Out for CNFL Debate Tournament)

  • Practice delivering/critiquing speeches
  • Submit critique for credit today

Tuesday, May 29 (Standardized testing)

  • Continue to present vocations talks today

Thursday, May 31 (Standardized testing)

  • Final presentation of speeches today

Friday, June 1

  • Write “I wish I would have known...” reflections for 2012-2013 students
  • Hand back final speech critiques, scores
  • Create guides for future students

Tuesday, June 5

  • Submit any final assignments for grading
  • Finish creating/submitting guides for future students
  • Study for finals

May 15, 2012

Logic Lessons: Tuesday, May 15 to Finals

from:Mahan, Danielle

to:Logic & Rhetoric

Thursday, May 17

  • Begin second debate
  • Critique speeches, outcome in class
  • Deliver oral reasons for decision

Friday, May 18 (½ day) – Spring Concert

Tuesday, May 22

  • Begin third and final debate
  • Critique speeches, outcome in class
  • Deliver oral reasons for decision
  • Distribute review sheet for class content from the year

Thursday, May 24 (Mrs. Mahan Out at CNFL)

  • Tutorial and review time

Tuesday, May 29

  • Defending our faith: apologetics
  • Write out defense
  • Structure syllogisms, enthymemes

Thursday, May 31 (Standardized Testing)

  • Read Summa Theologica passages to determine syllogisms
  • Create award categories for ceremonial presentations

Friday, June 1 (Standardized Testing)

  • Finish reading Summa Theologica passages
  • Create apologetics sheet to answer question to common anti-Catholic arguments
  • Vote in award categories for ceremonial presentations

Tuesday, June 5

  • Final work on apologetics
  • Ceremonial award presentations and speeches

May 15, 2012

Chapter 22 Test Review

from:Albarado, Kyle

to:Earth Science

Review for Chapter 22 Test on Thursday

May 15, 2012

Chapter 36 Test

from:Albarado, Kyle

to:Biology 2

Chapter 36 Test

Homework

  1. Critically read handouts from Blessed John Paul the Great
  2. Prepare to be quized on readings 

May 15, 2012

Chapter 6 Section 3

from:Albarado, Kyle

to:Algebra 2

Continue reviewing Chapter 6 Section 3

Homework

Challenger 6 #s 1-3

May 14, 2012

Religion 7th Grade Lesson Plans -

from:Dennis, Mary

to:Religion, 7th Grade

Monday,May 14:  students get assignment on Marian project; lecture on the three priveleges of Mary (notes in class; not in text). 

Wed, May 16: continue lecture on Mary in Scripture and Tradition; questions/concerns about projects

Fri. May 18:  B day

Monday, May 21:  presentations on Marian projects

Wed, May 23:  begin exam review material

Friday, May 25:  exam review

May 14, 2012

Pre-Algebra

from:Richard, Barrett

to:All Students

Monday:  Go over homework from exercise 12.2.

 

Wednesday:  Begin working practice test on the properties of a circle in class.

Homework:  Finish practice test.

May 14, 2012

Algebra 1

from:Richard, Barrett

to:Algebra I

Monday:  Lecture on section 14.3 (division of polynomials).  Begin working exercise 14.3 numbers 1 & 2.

 

Wednesday:  Go over homework from exercise 14.3.  Begin working practice test on polynomials.

Homework:  Complete practice test.

May 14, 2012

LATIN III May 14---May18

from:Trosclair, Nick

to:Latin III

LATIN III 5/14---5/18
 

MONDAY: Reviewing Deponent Verbs and Ablative Absolutes for Test: complete study guide; check study guide; HOMEWORK: Study for Test
 

WEDNESDAY: Test: Chapter 16; HOMEWORK: Read chapter 17
 

May 14, 2012

MORAL THEOLOGY 5/14--5/18

from:Trosclair, Nick

to:Theology III

Theology III 5/14—18
 

MONDAY: Reading and discussing Lewis’s Letters 9-11; Answer questions; HOMEWORK: Read and Reflect Entries: VERITATIS SPLENDOR
 

WEDNESDAY: Information about final paper; Read and answer questions for Letters 12-15; HOMEWORK: Reflections for VERITATIS SPLENDOR
 

May 14, 2012

Test on Gospel of Matthew and notes

from:Trosclair, Tim

to:Theology I

Monday May, 14
Gospel of St. Matthew
Objective:

Test: Notes and chapters 1-5 in Gospel of Matthew

May 14, 2012

Chapter 5 Continued

from:Trosclair, Tim

to:Algebra 2

Monday May, 14
Lesson 5.1
Objectives:

1- Review Homework

2- Begin 5.2: Graph of a Function

3- Work Example #4 (p.105)

Homework:

1- Excercise 5.2  #1 (LHS)

May 14, 2012

Test Review and Makeup

from:Trosclair, Tim

to:Algebra 1 Sec. 2

Monday May, 14
Objectives:

Reveiw of test on chapter 3: Literal and Quadratic Equations

May 13, 2012

Religion 8th Lesson Plans to May 25

from:Dennis, Mary

to:Religion, 8th Grade

 

Mon, May 21:  notes/discussion on the encyclicals.

Wed, May 23: Just War Theory; conclusion of chapter

Friday, May 25: begin exam review material

Monday, May 28 through Friday June 1 students will have standardized exams in the morning and classes in the afternoon.  Schedule should be posted in the hall.

Monday, June 4 - regular class day.  Study guide should be complete; be prepared for exam review work.   Religion exam will be Thursday, June 7.

May 11, 2012

Article: "Oscar Wilde, Roman Catholic" [READ BEFORE STARTING TAKE-HOME ESSAY]

from:Roberts, Kevin

to:All Students

May 11, 2012

Test on Gospel of Matthew and notes

from:Trosclair, Tim

to:Theology I

Friday May, 11
Gospel of St. Matthew
Objective:
 

Test: Notes and chapters 1-5 in Gospel of Matthew

POSTPONED TILL MONDAY MAY, 14

May 11, 2012

Chapter 5: Functions and Variations

from:Trosclair, Tim

to:Algebra 2

Friday May, 11
Lesson 5.1
Objectives:

1- Review Test

2- Begin Chapter 5.1: Functions

3- Work Example #1,2,&3 (p.101) in class

Homework:
1- Excercise 5.1 #1-10

May 10, 2012

Modeling Synodic and Sidereal Months

from:Albarado, Kyle

to:Earth Science

Objectives

  1. Identify the processes that create surface features on the moon.
  2. Explain how the moon formed.

Homework

  1. Complete 1-4 for Analyze and Conclude section on p. 637
  2. Prepare for Chapter Review on Tuesday (There may be a quiz!)