Monday, November 9, 2015

What We're Learning This Week

History: 

  • Explain the source and nature of state and local governmental power.
  • Distinguish reserved powers from federal powers.
  • Identify types of powers that are held at the state or local level.
  • Examine the differences between statewide laws and local ordinances/laws.
  • Explain the duties of various local officials.
Science: 
  • Review for the physics final to begin next week
    • Students should be able to...
      • explain work, energy, and force
      • create free body diagrams using correct notation
      • identify buoyancy, gravity, air resistance, normal forces, applied force, tension force, spring force, friction
      • explain Newton's laws
      • calculate force, speed, and velocity
      • create a ticket tape graph representing a situation
Science Fair: 
  • Review results of the IRB (internal review board)
  • Fully understand the requirements of a fair test
  • Review number of trials necessary for each type of project

Writing: 
  • Provide a conclusion that follows from and reflects on the narrated experiences or events.
  • Manipulate sentences to create more powerful and interesting sentences. 
Grammar
  • Identifying helping verbs in contracted form
  • Diagramming sentences with nouns, verbs, and adjectives. 
Reading: 
  • Finish first reading of Twelfth Night
  • Memorize lines

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