The purpose of this blog is to create an easy and fast form of communitcation for my classroom. On the blog you will find weekly updates in class assignments, events and changes. The blog will also provide links for extra work, assignments and/or information, I feel may be helpful.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Welcome to Mr. Pineda!!!!!

I would personally like to WELCOME Mr. Pineda to our Junior High Team. Mr. Pineda will be taking over all responsibilities as the Junior High Social Studies Teacher for the remainder of the year. This change comes as I leave to my new position with the school as Vice Principal.

Parents please keep an eye out for the weekly newsletter for contact and classroom information for the remainder of the year.

I would personally like to thank all the parents and students for making my time in Junior High a rewarding and memorable.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Chapter 7 Take-Home Assessment (DUE FRIDAY 4/19/13)

Just a reminder 7th and 8th Grade both have a take-home assessment that is DUE tomorrow.
This assessment is an open-note assessment. All answers must be in complete sentences.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Discussion Question 16 (DUE Tuesday 4/9/13)

Should the US ban the sale of plastic water bottles? Why or Why not?

-Create a topic sentence by restating the question.
-Use complete sentences
-Length Requirements:
      7th: 15 sentences
      8th: 20 sentences

****** Student w/ modifications will need to meet the following length requirements*******

7th: 1 page (double-spaced)
8th:1 1/2 pages (double spaced)

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Homework 4/4/13 (DUE 4/5/13) 7th and 8th

Both grade levels recieved a homework assignment that will be due tomorrow.

7th Grade: Causes of the Industrial Revolution (Only Question under Part A, not Part B)
8th Grade: Shays' Rebellion Primary Source Worksheet

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Discussion Question #15 DUE THURSDAY (7th and 8th)

"Should students spend more time in school? Why or why not?"

Each student must write a written response to this question. The following are the format requirements:

-Include Question

-Topic Sentence (Restate Sentence)
- Minimum Length:
7th (15 sentences)
8th (20 sentences)

*** Students with modifications have the following length requirements:
7th Grade: 1 1/2 pages
8th Grade: 2 pages