Hoxie High School AMI
Grades 9-12 AMI Learning Guide for Days 26-30
Instructions for Completion
Activities can be completed in any format: notebook paper, computer, tablet, etc. If students are unable to complete the electronic survey, work samples may be dropped off at the high school office.
Be sure to read the instructions for each subject area. Each subject has different requirements for completion. You are only required to complete assignments in the subject areas you have classes. For example, some seniors do not have a math course this year, so they will not be required to complete the math section. If you have any questions, please call the high school office at 870-886-2401 or email your teacher.
Accommodations for Students with an IEP or 504
- Select activities that best fit your skill level. If you are unsure of which activities that work best for your child, email your child's teacher. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Instead of 3 activities, complete only 2 for the week.
- Instead of 2 activities, complete only 1 for the week.
- Instead of 2 activities, complete only 1 for the week.
Literacy Corner (All English Classes)
- Image Activity 1: Use the image above to respond to the following prompts:
- List the detail you examine from the image above.
- Examine the details you have listed. Are any of them conclusions instead of details?
- List any conclusions you might have accidentally listed.
- What conclusions have you come to from the details you have gathered?
- What is taking place in the picture or what is the overall idea the artist is trying to convey?
Use evidence from the image to support your responses.
- Media Activity: Currently the media is full of negative news. However, there also have been many positive stories. Select a positive story to summarize. Summarize the story and identify the author’s purpose. What did the author hope to accomplish by creating this story? Use textual evidence to support your claim. Evaluate the story. Was the author successful in accomplishing his goal? Explain.
- Revision Activity: Find the corrections in the paragraphs below.
- Haiku Poems: A Haiku is a traditional form of Japanese poetry. Haiku poems consist of 3 lines. The first and last lines of a Haiku have 5 syllables and the middle line has 7 syllables The lines rarely rhyme. Using the interactive guide to help you, write a Haiku poem about your experience during the COVID-19 pandemic. (You may also complete this activity without the interactive guide.) http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/haiku/
Image Activity 2: Look at the photo below. What is going on?? Either analyze the photo to describe what happened or is happening, or you can write a short story using the picture as a guide.
- Journal Writing: Begin keeping a daily journal or diary on the current pandemic.
- FREE Choice- What are your interests? Choose a topic and create a document, presentation or performance that will teach someone else about your topic.
Math Mania (All Math Classes)
- Khan Academy: If you have internet access, it is recommended that your child utilize the Khan Academy modules with built-in instruction to support math learning at least 3 days a week. Select your grade level or type in the web address and select the GET STARTED button. (Counts as one each day) If needed students may select a different grade, regardless of age. We recommend students spend about 30 minutes a setting on Khan Academy.
Grade 8: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/cc-eighth-grade-math
Algebra I: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra
Algebra II: httphttps://www.khanacademy.org/math/geometry
- Spider Math Integers: This interactive activity allows you to practice making numbers with integer addition. https://www.mathplayground.com/ASB_SpiderMatchIntegers.html
- Order of Operations Worksheet
- Sales Tax and Discounts Worksheet
- Order of Operations Game: Something is missing from the PEMDAS exhibit. Can you help by solving the number puzzles? https://www.mathplayground.com/pemdas_exhibit.html
- Battleship: Click the link below to play a game of battleship and practice coordinates.
Integer Card Game:
Once the cards are ready, the players will “face off.” Play begins with the first player laying his top two cards face up. He then adds the two cards (paying attention to the negative signs). Player 2 follows suit, also adding her two cards.
THINK Like a Scientist!
- Khan Academy:
11th grade https://www.khanacademy.org/science/physics
- NOVA Cybersecurity Lab: Take cybersecurity into your own hands. In this Lab, you’ll defend a company that is the target of increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks. Your task is to strengthen your cyber defenses and thwart the attackers by completing a series of cybersecurity challenges. You’ll crack passwords, craft code, and defeat malicious hackers. https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/labs/lab/cyber/
Field Guide: Go outside, look in the trees, on the power lines, and all around to find 4 different types of birds. Create your own field guide of birds by drawing and labeling each one you find.
Readworks: Read and complete the questions from The Hoover Dam
Lab 1: Easy to make Ice Cream (PDF attached)
Lab 2: The Incredible Hoop Glider (PDF attached)
All About History
- Court Case Examination: Explain how the US Supreme Court Case Jacobson v Massachusetts is relevant in what is going on in the world today
- When was the case
- What was it about
- How does it impact the pandemic we face today
- Resources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacobson_v._Massachusetts
- Pearl Harbor: Read the article about Pearl Harbor and answer the following question.
Why did the Japanese government believe it had to attack the U.S. Naval fleet at Pearl Harbor?
- The States: Can you name the states? Quiz yourself to find out! https://www.sporcle.com/games/g/states
- States Word Search: Can you find the first 25 states?
- States and Capitals Game: How many can you identify? https://www.ducksters.com/games/united_states_capitals_map_game.php
- Identify States Worksheet: Complete the worksheet attached below to identify the 50 US states.
- Interactive Generative Art – USING YOUR COMPUTER (This will not work on a cell phone or iPad/Tablet) go to http://weavesilk.com/ and have some fun designing a digital art piece. In the top left corner you can take a photo & save your art piece, then email it to Ms. Powell OR you can directly email the link to her.
- Video Game – Play a video game and answer this writing prompt: Which video game is it and how does the game use music to enhance the experience? Submit your written response.
- “Would You Rather” – Would you rather be an accomplished singer, play an instrument well or create any piece of art? What would you do if you had immense talent in creating music or art with your selected talent? Submit your response.
- Name Writing Nature Hunt – Make the time outdoors special and craft your names with natural materials! Take a photo and send it to Ms. Powell’s email!
- Activity Calendar: Using the activity calendar, complete the activity listed each day for this week. https://www.shapeamerica.org/uploads/pdfs/2020/calendar/April-2020-Secondary-Calendar-English.pdf
- Activity Challengy 1:
2. Find a step or a bench and jump up and down 50 times. Be careful. Take a break if you need to.
3. Do 30 Jumping Jacks.
4. Write down something you’re thankful for and why.
- Activity Challenge 2:
2. Stand on your right leg and lift your left knee at a 90-degree angle. Touch your toe without falling repeat 10 times then switch sides.
3. Do 30 jumping jacks.
4. When eating a snack today, really pay attention to the taste, feel, sound, smell and look of the snack you’re eating. What do you notice?
- Activity Challenge 3:
2. Do 20 Push-Ups
3. Put your favorite song on and make up a dance or fitness routine!
- Activity Challenge 4:
1. As fast as you can complete: 10 Arm Circles front & back, 10 Forward punches, 10 Raise the Roofs. Repeat 3times
2. Hold a chair pose for 30 seconds, relax then repeat.
3. Do 20 Push-Ups
4. Be sure to talk to yourself today like you would talk to someone you love.
- Activity Challenge 5:
2. Can you hold a plank for an entire TV commercial break?
3. Do 20 Sit- Ups
4. Empty your mind before you go to bed by writing a note about what you’re thinking and leave it for tomorrow
- If you like exercising more than what was required, please write down what you did! Please stay active during this time!
- Credit Clash: Battle your way to the perfect credit score! Play the game Credit Clash twice. As you complete each game, use the Credit Clash worksheet to jot down your results as well as the strategies you used to try and beat your opponent, the computer.
- Electric Bill Activity: Complete the Electric Bill Worksheet to become familiar with utility bills.
- Career Test: Complete this free career test for students and adults to help you discover your interests and ideal career work environment. https://www.yourfreecareertest.com/
- Be An Uber Driver: Use the link below to become a virtual uber driver.
Click here when finished to complete the survey and upload work samples. This survey works very well on a mobile device when uploading documents. .
- I don't know what email to use for my child to complete the survey. How do we submit? Only students are able to complete surveys using their school email address and password (the same password that is used to sign in daily at school).
- What kind of document do I upload for evidence? The survey supports pictures, word documents, and pdf's. On a computer, attach documents they same way documents are attached to an email. On a mobile device, a photo of the completed assignment works well.
- What if I still can't figure out how to attach a document? You may skip those questions and drop off your work samples at school. The file uploads are not required to submit the survey. The survey itself is also optional, you are welcome to drop off work samples at school in the AMI dropbox.
Please remember we are here to help you. If you have any trouble, please reach out to your child's teacher. Any teacher can be reached through email. Email addresses are on the school website or using the following format: email@example.com. There is also a direct link on this document that can be used to ask questions.