Math – Ratio and rates
1. Monday to Thursday – meaning of ration, equivalent ratios, solving proportions
2. Thursday 29th – quiz on above concepts
1. Due Wednesday 28th - The new food – web to be completed
2. Due Friday 30th - For Pete’s Snake – newspaper article
1. God/goddess 1 page project – due Thursday 29th
2. UNIT TEST – Wednesday February 5th
3. See study sheet below
1. Test on Chapter 9 – next week
1. Partners project – due Thursday 29th
Independent Novel Study
1. Due February 20th – Students have 4 weeks to get this done and are required to complete a timeline and due dates for each section. A mark for H.C.E. will be assigned for work completed by following their personal outline.
2. See outline of project below
Independent Novel Study:
Due – Friday February 20, 2015
This reading project is to be done at home and during independent work time at school. After reading a novel of your choice, complete the following assignments:
1. Title Page
• Create a new title page for your novel. It should include the title and the author’s name. Be creative!
2. Plot Summary
• In your own words, explain what happens in the book. Include only the main events and write about them in the order in which they occur in the book. This should be written in a well-developed paragraph of about 8 – 12 sentences in length. This is a summary and should not be too detailed!
3. Character Assignments (To be done on separate pages):
• Draw a detailed portrait of the main character as described in the book or as you see that character in your mind’s eye (1/2 page). Beneath the portrait, write a paragraph which explains the character’s role in the story, the problem the character faced, and how you think the character learned from, or was changed by, the events in the book. (1/2 page)
• Complete a Character Comparison Diagram (This will be given to you). Compare the appearances, personalities, and roles of three characters in the novel. Be thorough and informative, give some specifics.
4. Story Map
• Draw a map of the story that would represent your story well and follows through the main events of the book. There should be a minimum of 10 and no more than 12 events. Each event should be accompanied by a short sentence explaining the event. The map should include the title, the author’s name, and markings which indicate the beginning and the end of the story. No white space, please and be creative!
5. Diary Entries
• Write at least 5 diary entries as if they had been written by the main character in the book. These diary entries should reflect what the character is thinking and feeling about the main events or problems in the story. Each entry should be a good, solid paragraph in length. Decorations, dates and add-ons are welcome!
6. Personal Book Rating
• In a good paragraph, write your personal rating of the novel and how you think the author could have improved it. Remember to give examples from the book to support your answer. You may want to consider the following questions when explaining your rating and don’t just answer them in this order. Use the questions as a guide to your paragraph.
✓ Did the story capture your interest immediately?
✓ Did the characters grow or change in the story?
✓ Was the setting described well?
✓ Did the author use interesting vocabulary?
✓ Were the characters believable?
✓ Did the action move along at good pace?
✓ Was the story confusing in parts?
✓ Did the story make you think about the problem?
• Project is fully completed and submitted on time
• Clear organization
• Complete sentences
• Creative presentation
• Informative, thoughtful writing
• Proper proofreading and editing
• Correct punctuation, grammar, and spelling
STUDY SHEET OF ANCIENT EGYPT UNIT TEST:
All of the answers for the information below can be found in all of your Ancient Egypt handouts or in your textbook. Remember you will be given 10 marks for completing study notes.
A. Terms, definitions and gods: (Be able to describe or define all of the following words below in at least one complete sentence.)
B. Paragraph Answers: (Be able to answer the following questions in 5 – 8 detailed sentences)
a) Why was Egypt “the gift of the Nile”?
b) What was life like in the home of an ordinary Egyptian?
c) What was life like in the home of a rich Egyptian?
d) What did a strong central power allow the Egyptians to attain?
e) The role of religion in the life of the Ancient Egyptians.
C. Essay Answer: (Be able to answer the following question in either one detailed paragraph or two to three smaller paragraphs. Make sure you include an introductory and concluding sentence.)
1. Using the chart “Features of Egyptian Civilization” describe in detail what features made Egypt one of the great Ancient civilizations. Make sure you include the six features that make up a civilization.
2. Describe the unique cultural ways in which the Ancient Egyptians expressed themselves. Include their dress, religion and social structur