SSL – Spanish as a Second Language

¡B U E N O S   D I A S   A   T O D O S!

¡ Un aplauso por un Maravilloso Song Fest !

Espero que hayan disfrutado de un feliz fin de semana.

On this week, we will continue working on the following lessons:

NOUNS & ADJECTIVES

  • Nouns and adjectives in a sentence must agree in genre and number.

Once these are mastered, we will move on to:

VERBS & ADVERBS

  • Verbs and adverbs agreement in genre and number in a sentence.

Recommended sites for practice:

http://www.aplicaciones.info/lengua/morfo25.htm
http://centros3.pntic.mec.es/cp.antonio.de.ulloa/webactivhotpot/raiz/Hot%20Pot/lengua6/adverbio/adverbio2.htm

HW: Homework will depend on daily exercises or activities done in class. The student will complete at home unfinished classroom exercises or activities.

Students are always welcome to the library in order to check out Spanish books which will be useful for their practice and learning.   

students are evaluated on a weekly basis as follows:

MONDAY:         ORAL PROFICIENCY EVALUATION 

                      CONVERSATION …your overall ability to communicate in SPANISH.

WEDNESDAY:   GRAMMAR & VOCABULARY EVALUATION 

                     WRITING …your ability to communicate your ideas in well structured                                    sentences.

FRIDAY:           WEEKLY EVALUATION 

                      LESSONS & VOCABULARY  …vocabulary knowledge and lessons’                       comprehension.

Ms. Pía Girbal

ESL/SSL

 

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Math II / Dec. 14 – Dec. 18

Monday, December 14, 2015

Semester Exams

Math II Semester Exam / 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

*All Review Homework Due

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Semester Exams

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Semester Exams

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Christmas Holiday!

No School

Friday, December 18, 2015

Christmas Holiday!

No School

Semana del 7 al 11 de diciembre de 2015

El contenido a desarrollar esta semana será Características de la cultura Hondureña

El trabajo que los alumnos harán será un ensayo sobre las elementos característicos de los hondureños ( resaltar los rasgos positivos)(usen formato MLA)

Deberán presentar el trabajo el día viernes 11 antes de las 8:00 a.m.

AP Environmental Science- Week of Dec 7-11

Week of Dec 7-11

Homework:
Review Concept Maps- Due Tues, Dec 8
Semester Exam Review- Due Thurs, Dec 10 (see below)

Global Climate Change Persuasive Essay- Due Tues, Dec 8

Ecosystems & Biomes Test- Tues, Dec 8

Environmental Science
1st Semester Exam Topics

Ecological Footprint
o Define ecological footprint and describe how it is measured
Waste Management
o Identify ways in which waste is disposed and the environmental issues with these ways
o Describe what is done with waste in a landfill
o Describe composting
o Describe the benefits of and difficulties with recycling
o List the characteristics of hazardous waste and describe how to dispose of hazardous waste
o Define lethal dosage, biomagnification, and bioacculumation
Energy
o Identify the positive and negative features of these of these energy sources:
– oil, natural gas, coal, nuclear power, solar, wind, fuel cells, geothermal, hydroelectric, biomass
o Describe the process by which heat-based energy plants create electricity
o Describe the process by which nuclear energy is created
Populations
o Define carrying capacity, dieback, exponential growth, arithmetic growth, and logistic growth and be able to recognize these on a graph
o Define a population and biotic and abiotic factors
o Describe Malthusian theory
o Be able to interpret age pyramids and survivorship curves
o Calculate growth rate
o Describe the changes in human population as a nation develops
o Describe the factors that regulate the growth of population
o Describe the differences between r-selected and K-selected organisms and how growth is controlled in both
o Describe why genetic diversity is important to maintain in a population
Communities
o Define community, niche, trophic level, complexity, resilience, consumer, producer, species richness, species abundance, α diversity, β diversity, coevolution, keystone species
o Describe why competition amongst organisms is negative and methods organisms take to reduce it
o Describe the types of symbiotic relationships
o List characteristics of invasive species and how they impact biodiversity
o Describe how a prey and predator work to control and balance one another’s population size
o Describe natural selection
o Differentiate between directional, disruptive, and stabilizing selection
o Describe the process of succession
Ecosystems
o Describe the reasons why various biomes are located at certain locations on the globe
o Identify the typical climate, soil, and plant life conditions for these biomes: tundra, taiga, temperate rainforest, deciduous forest, tropical seasonal forest, tropical rain forest, savannah, prairie, desert
o Describe how energy is transferred throughout an ecosystem
o Describe the greenhouse effect and identify gases the contribute to it
o Identify causes of global climate change
o Describe effects of global climate change and why these occur

SSL – Spanish as a Second Language

¡ Damos la Bienvenida a Diciembre !

Espero que hayan disfrutado de un feliz fin de semana.

On this week, we will continue working on the following lessons:

REGULAR & IRREGULAR VERBS

  • Verbs ending in -ar, -er, -ir
  •  Present – Past – Future

VERBS & ADVERBS

  • Verbs and adverbs agreement in genre and number.

Recommended sites for practice:

http://www.aplicaciones.info/lengua/morfo25.htm
http://centros3.pntic.mec.es/cp.antonio.de.ulloa/webactivhotpot/raiz/Hot%20Pot/lengua6/adverbio/adverbio2.htm

Once these are mastered, we will move on to:

ADJECTIVES & ADVERBS

  • We will generate sentences and paragraphs in which we will distinguish and sketch the use of adjectives and adverbs.

HW: Homework will depend on daily exercises or activities done in class. The student will complete at home unfinished classroom exercises or activities.

Students are always welcome to the library in order to check out Spanish books which will be useful for their practice and learning.   

students are evaluated on a weekly basis as follows:

 

MONDAY:         ORAL PROFICIENCY EVALUATION 

                      CONVERSATION …your overall                                                                                          ability to communicate in SPANISH.

WEDNESDAY:   GRAMMAR & VOCABULARY EVALUATION 

                     WRITING …your ability to communicate your ideas in well structured                                    sentences.

FRIDAY:           WEEKLY EVALUATION 

                      LESSONS & VOCABULARY  …vocabulary knowledge and lessons’ 

                      comprehension.

Week of Dec. 7-11

On Monday and Tuesday we will continue to work on your papers and presentations. On Wednesday, we will begin your presentations.

SCHEDULE FOR PRESENTATIONS:

Wednesday= Alejandra, Sam, Owen, Efrain

Thursday= Liam, Cilia, Ruth, Cris

Friday= Yasmin, Gabriel, Ian, Isa

TIMELINE FOR RESEARCH PAPER:

You should be working on your first draft this weekend and have a portion of your paper written for Monday. On Tuesday, your first finished draft is due. On Thursday, you need to edit and revise after peer comments and teacher comments. The final draft of the paper is due on the day of your Psychology exam. The grade for your paper and the grade for your presentation will be averaged together and used as your semester exam.

Week of Dec. 7:English

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MONDAY: First part of class-Work on Vocabtest slides; Presentation of projects (if presenters); Project due today

In-class reading and discussion: http://www.eastoftheweb.com/short-stories/UBooks/KidnSant.shtml A Kidnapped Santa Claus by L.Frank Baum

Homework: Study for Vocabtest on Friday

TUESDAY:First part of class-Work on Vocabtest slides

In-class reading:  http://www.eastoftheweb.com/short-stories/UBooks/HowSant.shtml How Santa Claus Came to Simpson’s Bar by Bret Harte

Homework: Study for Vocabtest on Friday

WEDNESDAY: First part of class-Work on Vocabtest slides; Exam review and study guide

Homework: Study for Vocabtest on Friday and exams for next week

THURSDAY: First part of class-Work on Vocabtest slides; Exam review and study guide

Homework: Study for Vocabtest on Friday and exams for next week

FRIDAY:First part of class- Take Vocabtest.com test and email results to msemilia.discoveryschool@gmail.com ; Exam review and study guide

Homework: Study for exams for next week

Physical Education December 7-11,2015

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P.E Class this week December 7-11, 2015

I Would like to remind parents to send your children dressed in an appropriate way for the days that they have P.E.class:

– No dresses for the girl

– No jeans

– No crocks

– No Sandals

– No boots

-No Converse(All Stars)

Children who are not wearnig the appropriate clothing will not be allowed to participate in P.E class.

Goals:  We will use the word R. E. S. P. E. C. T. to set the main goals for the year.

R – Right to Learn – Every child has this right to be educated!

E – Effort – Win or lose, trying is the most important trait.

S – Safety – The number one priority each and every day!

P – Purpose – Understanding how the activity can benefit you.

E – Enthusiasm – Positive energy creates a positive environment!

C – Challenge – Challenge yourself to improve each day.

T – Trust/Teamwork – Work with and trust others, the result can be amazing!

Rules:

Have fun!

No candy/food/gum!

Positive attitudes!

Don’t leave supervised areas!

R.E.S.P.E.C.T

Tenth Grade

Perform a circuit training and mile run. where will be able to reach their highest performance, In order to strengthen your cardiovascular system.