Thursday, May 03, 2007

Exponential Battles

Go to this site and battle your opponent. You'll need a calculator and you need to know how to enter exponents.

Monday, April 09, 2007

Week 1 Economics

Welcome to Economics. Your're going to learn all about money in this unit. First of all here are some terms for you to look up: (keep in mind that you need to define these terms in the context of money)

1. Asset - 2. Interest -3. Income Tax - 4. Expenses - 5. Entrepreneur - 6. Real Estate - 7. Debt - 8. Discount - 9. Sole Proprietor -
10. Stock -

After you've defined the words please go to the website below and do ALL of the activities under the earnings tab.

After you've completed the activities on The MINT website please research and complete the paper on your educational and career choice.(Due on Thursday)

Monday, March 26, 2007

Week 8 Social Studies

Go to this site and take the Consitution IQ challenge:

This week's words:

Monday, March 19, 2007

Week 7 Social Studies

Please read the following article and answer these questions:

Explain what the Speaker of the House is.

What is Speaker Pelosi's top priority?

What two people does Pelosi credit for her success?

Monday, March 05, 2007

Week 5 Social Studies

A couple of important items:
You need to be working on your historical fiction report and your brochure. The quarter ends on March 30.

Please read the article and comment on the question at the end.

Monday, February 26, 2007

Week 4 Social Studies

Please read this article and comment on the following:

Who is Joe Lieberman? Summarize what he says about the war in Iraq.

Here are this week's words:
1. Establishment—
2. Prohibiting—
3. Abridging—
4. Press—
5. Assemble—
6. Petition—
7. Redress—
8. Grievances—
9. Regulated—
10. Infringed—

Monday, February 12, 2007

Week 3 Social Studies

Pleases read the following article and comment on the following:
1. Explain what "Brown vs. The Board of Education" case was and how it affected our country.,6260,636640,00.html

Here are this weeks words (taken from the US Bill of Rights):

Vested, Numerous, Apportioned, Vacancies, Impeachment, Composed, Vacated, Resignation, Inhabitant, Presides, Candid, Posterity

Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Week 2 Social Studies

Please complete the news quiz on this site:

Who is Rudolph Guiliani and what did he do, according to the article?

Here are this week's words:
Justice Union Ordain Posterity Defense Tranquility Domestics Blessings Welfare Secure

Rotational symmetry

Working in pairs please go through this tutorial on rotational symmetry:

Sunday, January 28, 2007

Week 1 Social Studies

Every week we'll have vocabulary words that are taken from American Historical documents. On Monday the words will be on the board. Make a vocab. folder on your desktop. Look up the words on your laptops.

On Tuesdays we'll go over the words and you'll be expected to have the correct meanings.

On Wednesdays we'll have a crossword puzzle as a review.

On Fridays we'll have a quiz.

On Mondays we'll also have a news activity. Throughout the week you'll be expected to review the week's news stories and there will be a couple of questions on the week's quiz.

We will also be studying historical documents starting with the Declaration of Independence. (We will also be studying the US Constitution with an emphasis on the Bill of Rights) There will be a question or two about the documents on the weekly quiz.

Here is the first news activity: (Read the article and answer the question),2933,245528,00.html

Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-NY, announced that she is taking an initial step in a bid for the presidency in 2008 by filing papers to form an exploratory committee. The former First Lady made her announcement on her Web site. Summarize what she said.