Environmental Science- Feb 27-March 3

Topic: Land Use

Fire and Acacia Trees Activity
Fire DBQ- Due Mon, March 6th

Read “The Contribution of Forestry to Food Security” – Answer Google Form– Due Tues, Feb 28th
AP- What Do You Think?- pg. 258- Due Mon, March 6th

AP Project:
Restoration Ecology
Data Analysis
30 points

Missing Insufficient or Inaccurate Information Average Detailed and Accurate Information
Diagram No diagram- 0 points Diagram is lacking portions or creates vastly inaccurate possibilities for restoration – 3 points All parts of the diagram are complete with vague ideas for restoration options- 6 points All parts of the diagram are completed with viable options for restoration- 9 points
Data Analysis Questions Questions were not addressed- 0 points Failure to answer some  questions OR All questions are answered, but inaccurately  – 6 points All questions are answered, with general evidence to explain the restoration options- 9 points All questions are answered, with detailed evidence to explain restoration options-12 points
Visuals No poster- 0 points Poster is messy and/or has multiple spelling and grammar errors that impede its ability to communicate ideas- 1 point Poster is neat with more than 3 spelling and grammar errors- 2 points Poster is neat with 3 or less spelling and grammar errors-3 points
Oral Presentation No presentation given- 0 points Student’s presentation style interferes with communicate of information- 1 points Student has minor distracting presentation style elements- 2 points Student makes good eye contact and has good posture.  Speak is clear, loud, and enthusiastic- 3 points
Sources No sources- 0 points Only a list of sources is given – 1 point Attempted APA or MLA formatted bibliography, with errors- 2 points Properly formatted APA or MLA bibliography- 3 points

Sociology Feb 27- March 3

We will finish our unit on social change and social movements this week by discussing the inspiration behind the Civil Rights movement, Gandhi, as well as Nelson Mandela’s fight against apartheid in South Africa. You will be assessed by creating a visual that addresses the key elements needed for social change. Rubric and details will be given in class and this will be due by next week.

Art Feb 27 to March 3



  • Students will be able to list and discuss the work of  artists that were a part of the surrealism art movement.
  • Students will be able to create a surrealism painting using prior knowledge of commonly accepted art elements.

Students will begin to read and understand the movement of surrealism.They will create a unique composition based on their creativity combined with their dreams.


ELA Feb 27- March 3

You will take your test on the play for Monday. On Tuesday, we will beginning a research paper for Women’s History month. You will choose a woman that has made an impact on the world, either living or dead. The only catch is you MUST have a print resource, so we will spend a lot of time in the Information Center and you will have Tuesday to decide who you will be writing the paper on. We will work this week exclusively on the research paper and on research skills. I will give you all the details in class, along with a schedule and outline of due dates and requirements.


Week 28
Once more, on this week we will focus on reading, identifying the following as we read:
Students will infer & predict as we read along.
Thus, being able to successfully answer to the who, what, where, when, and why as we analyze a story. These are some of the activities that we will do:
● Read Alouds / Guided Readings / Silent Reading
● Vocabulary enrichment exercises
● Mind Mapping / Concept Maps
● Discussion of idioms and colloquial expressions
● Reflexions on morals taught in certain stories
● Writing creative stories
● Using technology to demonstrate understanding.
Furthermore, we will achieve new vocabulary as we learn about 
…using possessive adjectives and possessive pronouns as we unfold the lesson:
Singular: my /mine, your /yours, his /his, her /hers, it /not used 
Plural: our/ours, your/yours, their/theirs
HW: Homework will depend on daily exercises or activities done in class.
Students will complete at home unfinished classwork.
However, students must review the lessons and practice the activities/exercises everyday.
Students can practice daily lessons and vocabulary at the following links:
Ms. Pia Girbal

Español del 27 de febrero al 3 de marzo

Recuerden solo tienen dos semanas  para leer. A partir del 13  de marzo empezarán las presentaciones de los análisis literarios de sus respectivas novelas. En clase se dará el orden y las instrucciones a seguir para presentar el informe y el proyecto del mismo.

Lunes, martes y miércoles estaremos estudiando El realismo y el simbolismo. 

Jueves y viernes se les asignará los autores para montar la galería de autores del realismo, romanticismo y simbolismo.

Para este viernes la entrega de los resúmenes de los siguientes  capítulos o cincuenta páginas del libro que está leyendo y el vocabulario. 


Profesora Jazmín Avilez

Math II / Feb. 20 – Feb. 24

Mon. Feb. 20,


President’s Day


Tues. Feb. 21,


Work on the assigned Crossword Puzzle

“What Looks Better Than a Right Triangle?”


Work not finished in class
Wed. Feb. 22,


Lesson 7.1 – 7.3 REVIEW HW: From assigned PDF File

Instructions on


Thurs. Feb. 23,


Lesson 7.1 – 7.3 QUIZ No HW Lesson 7.1-7.3
Fri. Feb. 24,


Half Day – PM Schedule



Physical Education February 20-24,2017


During this week, the students will work on developing the following fundamental skills of DODGEBALL: throwing, catching, blocking, dodging and accuracy. Students will put this knowledge to test in games. During the week, the students will also have a fitness test



I would like to remind you that all students need to be dressed appropriately for the days that they have P.E. class. Students should refrain from using the following:

–  Dresses for the girls

–  Jeans (shorts or pants)

–  Crocks

–  Sandals

–  Boots


In order to participate in class activities and receive full credit for the class, students need to wear appropriate clothing for P.E. class.


We will use the word RESPECT to set the main goals for the year.

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

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

Safety – The number one priority each and every day!

Purpose – Understanding how the activity can benefit you.

Enthusiasm – Positive energy creates a positive environment!

Challenge – Challenge yourself to improve each day.

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


Have fun!

Candy, food, and/or gum – out of sight, out of mind!

Positive attitude!

Remain in supervised areas all the time!

Art Feb 21-24

Dada And Surrealism Arts Between The Wars

Students will read and form an overall idea of the conceptual symbolism of Dada and surrealism to later create their own art work.


*Students who had to present and exposition about H.E.P will do so on Wednesday Feb 22nd.

Sociology Feb 21-24

We will continue to discuss the ideology and history of various social movements in the United States and throughout the world. First we will finish the documentary, She is Beautiful When She is Angryand compare the content to the women’s marches that took place in January of this year all around the world. We will also look at the Civil Rights movement, Gandhi’s movement against Great Britain in India, and Nelson Mandela’s movement against apartheid in South Africa.