Homework Hub

Lewis & Clark Middle School

How to Navigate the Newsletter

Navigating the newsletter: This newsletter provides information about class content and assignments. It is separated by grade level (6th, 7th, and 8th), as well as Other/Elective classes.


Please make sure you are reviewing the information in the Other/Elective section for all elective classes. For example, if your child has Reading Skills with Mrs. Forster, you would search in the Other/Elective section for the name "Forster."

6th grade:




Week of April 19th:

Balkovic: English Language Arts

Content: Collection 5: Decisions that Matter—Writing a Personal Narrative that shows the three main features of a memoir *written in first-person point of view, *describes a significant person and event, and *expresses your thoughts and feelings about the event

Homework: Write a book sharing your memoir that highlights a significant event in your life. Due: April 26th

Larson: Science

Content: Determining the health of an ecosystem by the wildlife that is found there.

Homework: Tall Grass Prairie Webquest and Wildlife on Nebraska’s Prairies Poster.

Computer Apps – Powers and Larson

Content: Programming 300 on Tynker.com

Homework: Larson – Lesson 1, and 3 before end of week.

Powers: Social Studies

Content: Lesson 30: The Decline of Feudalism How did the events in Europe contribute to the decline of feudalism and the rise in democratic thought?

Homework: Oral presentations of Coat of Arms project (due 4/19), vocab for Lesson 30, read/discuss lesson 30, complete Decline of Feudalism crossword puzzle

Ridley:

Content: One Step Equations (Chapter 7)

Homework: 45 Minutes Khan Academy. Chapter 7 Test Expected on Thursday. Formative homeworks

7th grade:


Week of April 19th:

Bobier: Science 7

Content: Plate Tectonics

Homework: Students will review

Bobier: Honors Science 7

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Jewett:

Content: Students will be taking the spring MAP ELA test and B-day students will watch Alan Gratz do a virtual author talk.

Homework: “Alan Gratz” Virtual Author Visit in Teams.

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Kisby:

Content: Students will be learning about the first two leaders of the Soviet Union: Lenin (Mon/Tues) and Stalin (Wed/Thurs)

Homework: All homework assignments can be found in the assignments tab of teams.

  • Mon/Tues: Lenin Resume

Kloppenborg:

Content: This week we are working on solving one step and two step inequalities

Homework: Assignments can be found in Go Formative online. Hmwk #5 – One Step Inequalities and Hmwk #6 – Two Step Inequalities (Clever: Mrs. Kloppenborg’s page: Go Formative) Khan Academy at least 45 minutes each week- 585 total by are due by Sunday evening April 25th. (Clever: Mrs. Kloppenborg’s page: Khan Academy: Course mastery: pick any concept to work on). If you do not have the notes packet please reach out to me. Please email me with any questions or concerns. Mariel.kloppenborg@ops.org

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Sinnett: English Language Arts

Content: MAP testing for in person students.

Homework: Symbolism Island project for remote students.

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Wells:

Content: Students will be taking the spring MAP ELA test and B-day students will watch Alan Gratz do a virtual author talk.

Homework: “Alan Gratz” Virtual Author Visit in Teams.

Witherell:

Content: Angles

Homework: Lessons 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, and Quiz in Go Formative should be completed by Friday. Khan Academy Minutes 585 minutes should be completed by Sunday, April 25 for this semester.

8th grade:


Week of April 19th:

Bobier Science 8:

Content: Light Waves

Homework: Students will review light waves

Compton:

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Henk:

Pre-Algebra

Content: Congruent and Similar shapes

Homework: Test this week. Other work can be found on GoFormative

Algebra

Content: Polynomials

Homework: Test this week. Other work can be found on GoFormative

Mihai, G:

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Mitchell: English Language Arts

Content: MAP TESTING

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Assignments are loaded into Microsoft Teams with instructions and resource materials. Please contact me at Amy.Mitchell@ops.org if you need any other information.

Nordmeyer: English Language Arts

Content: MAP TESTING

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Assignments are loaded into Microsoft Teams with instructions and resource materials. Please contact me at Devon.Nordmeyer@ops.org if you need any other information.

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Sinnett: English Language Arts

Content: MAP testing for in person students

Homework: Symbolism Island project for remote students

Assignments are in Teams with instructions and resource materials. Please contact me at paula.sinnett@ops.org if you need any other information.

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Winterstein: (Pre-Algebra)

Content: We will continue working through the unit on Congruent and Similar Polygons. Test will be Friday/Monday over this unit.

Homework: All homework is on Formative, please check and see if it says open. Also Khan Academy, students should all be at a minimum of 5% mastery.

Winterstein: (Algebra):

Content: We will continue working through the packet on polynomials. Students will have a test on Thursday.

Homework: All homework is on Formative, please check and see if it says open.

Witherell (Math)

Content: Congruence, Proportions and Similar Figures

Homework: Lessons 7.4, unit 7 review and Unit 7 Assessment will be completed in class this week. Missing work and at least 45 minutes completed this week in Khan. Lessons 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, in Go Formative should have been completed last week. Khan Academy Minutes 585 minutes should be completed by Sunday, May 1 for this semester.

Other / Elective



Week of April 19th:

Brimmerman:

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Brownfield

Health 7

Content: abuse, begin summative project

Homework: abuse scenarios, begin summative project

Health 8

Content: sexting, digital footprint, digital media test

Homework: footprint, digital media test

Foral:

Content: Unit 4 Vocabulary, -er/-ir verb identification, conjugating –er/-ir verbs in the present tense

Homework: Unit 4 Flashcards, -er/-ir verb illustration card

Forster:

Content: Review of skills (context clues, inferencing, main idea)

Homework: Review of skills worksheet, Student App, summative for Workshop 6 skills (students have from 4/28 to 5/3 to complete the summative)

Fox:

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Franson:

Content: Review of Skills, finishing Persuasive Writing Project

Homework: Persuasive Writing Project, Student App minutes

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LaFleur,P:

H Pre-Algebra:

Monday/Tuesday: Unit 7 Test

Wednesday/Thursday: Section 8.1 Perimeter and Area

Friday: Section 8.2 Circles on Formative.

H. Algebra:

Monday/Tuesday: Section 6.12 Review on Formative.

Wednesday/Thursday: Unit 6 Test.

Friday: Section 7.1 Introduction to Quadratics on Formative.

H. Geometry:

Monday/Tuesday: Section 10.4 Inscribed Angles on Formative.

Wednesday/Thursday: Section 10.5 Tangents on Formative.

Friday: Section 10.8 Equations of Circles on Formative.

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Rahn:

Content: Finish watching Interview Project videos. Copyright and Fair Use laws.

Homework: Feedback form for videos and Nearpod for Copyright and Fair Use laws.

Rodenburg:

7th Grade

Content: Students are finishing their wind turbine rotors and then reflecting on their actions over the whole project.

Homework: Rotor Creation, Rotor Presentation, and Rotor Challenge Evaluation

8th Grade

Content: Students are finishing their solar ovens and then reflecting on their actions over the whole project.

Homework: Oven Creation, Oven Presentation, and Oven Challenge Evaluation

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Therkelsen:

Content: Unit 4 Vocabulary, -er/-ir verb identification, conjugating –er/-ir verbs in the present tense

Homework: Unit 4 Flashcards, -er/-ir verb illustration card

Wiig:

Honors

Content: Play Production- We perform April 27th!!!!

Homework: LEARN YOUR LINES!

Drama Exploration

Content: Characterization Unit. We start Summative Scenes on Wednesday/Thursday. Come in ready to particiapte with camera on

Homework: All notes must be caught up by Wednesday BEFORE CLASS to get a scene partner.