7th/8th grade homework page (2014-2015)

9/4/14
ELA – Vocabulary research project. Define all words from two-page Scripps 7th/8th grades’ spelling list. DUE MONDAY 9/8

9/8/14
social studies – current events

9/12/14
ELA – complete creative writing assignment: If you could have a conversation with three people, past or present, who would they be? And what would the conversation be like? Record/write down your responses

9/16/14
ELA – Write spelling words 3xs each and vocabulary with definitions 2xs each

9/17/14
ELA – Try creating your own poem
social studies – TEST #1 tomorrow “Presidential Decisions”

9/18/14
ELA – spelling and vocabulary TEST tomorrow

9/19/14
social studies – have tests signed

9/23/14
ELA – p36 #3 verb tenses/person-point of view worksheet

9/24/14
ELA – 3xs and 2xs

9/25/14
ELA – study for spelling and vocab TEST

9/26/14
social studies – Read handout (Zinn) and explain how he proves Native Americans were an advanced society
ELA – creative writing: assignment #4 “Create and write your own recipe” using a standard recipe format

9/30/14
ELA – 3xs and 2xs

10/01
ELA – Wordly Wise worksheets 11A-11C

10/13
social studies – complete current events summaries

10/16
social studies – Two page (written or typed) research project: compare and contrast Mansa Musa and Zheng He (due Monday)

10/20
social studies – current events
ELA – language arts TEST tomorrow, STUDY!

10/21
social studies – p27 #1-2a
ELA – 2xs & 1x

10/22
social studies – Study for TEST “Three World Meet, part 2”

10/23
no homework

10/24
ELA – Creative Writing Assignment #7: Create a crossword puzzle/word search with this week’s spelling words. (10 words minimum) Have a relative or friend solve
social studies – no homework

10/27
ELA – 3xs and 2xs
social studies – no homework

10/28
ELA – no homework
social studies – finish reading section 1 answer questions 2 – 5

10/30
ELA – study for spelling and vocabulary TEST tomorrow
social studies – p610 handout #1-3

10/31
ELA – Creative writing assignment #8: describe at least 10 colors as adjectives
Art – continue monthly theme art projects

11/3
social studies – current events

11/13
social studies – read pgs 66 – 70 txtbk
ELA – study for spelling and vocabulary TEST tomorrow

11/14
social studies – research the history of Thanksgiving

11/17
social studies – complete current event summaries
ELA – no homework

12/1
no homework

12/2
ELA – write eight (8) sentences with relative pronouns, two sentences for every pronoun

12/3
social studies – finish elementary school worksheet – 13 colonies
art – begin monthly theme project “Remember ‘Snowvember'”

12/4
social studies – p76 #1-2, p81 #1-2 Due Monday
art – Begin monthly theme project “Remember Snow-vember”
ELA – Read “Vietnam Wars” and create three reading comprehension questions (due tomorrow)

12/5
art – Keep working on “Snow-vember” art projects DUE THIS WEEK Thurs

12/8
ELA – wordly wise worksheets 17A – 17C

12/10
art – Monthly theme art projects due tomorrow

12/11
ELA – spelling and vocabulary TEST tomorrow
social studies – TEST tomorrow chapter 3

12/12
ELA – have writing logs signed and commented on by a parent(s)

12/15
ELA – lessons 18A and 18B Wordly Wise
social studies – current events

12/19
No homework

12/22
ELA – TEST tomorrow, language arts: pronoun types

12/23
ELA – Complete reading of “Beware of the Dog” (red Literature textbooks), p602-p613 and answer #1-10

1/6/15
ELA – 2xs and 1x
social studies – finish reading chp4 section 3, #1a-1b

1/7/15
social studies – Write your reaction to the Roots video clip from class today
*Have progress reports signed*

1/12/15
ELA – 3xs and 2xs
social studies – read handouts and write a response

1/13/15
ELA – language arts worksheet “irregular verbs” pgs 67 & 68

1/14/15
social studies – define pluralism
art – Rabi Awwal Monthly Projects Due tomorrow

1/15/15
social studies – Chapter 4 test tomorrow
ELA – spelling and vocabulary TEST tomorrow

1/16/15
ELA – Wordly Wise packets lesson 20

1/20/15
no homework

1/21/15
social studies – complete current events

1/26/15
ELA – 3xs and 2xs

1/29/15
ELA – Reading comprehension questions worksheet #1-6 (due Monday)
social studies – finish reading, answer #1-2

2/2/15
no homework

2/3/15
ELA – adverbs worksheet, p89

2/4/15
health – find two healthy activities for every area of wellness (due Tues)

2/5/15
social studies – chapter 5 TEST tomorrow “Road to Revolution”

2/9/15
ELA – study for language arts TEST tomorrow “Verbs”
social studies – current events summaries due tomorrow

2/10/15
health -find two healthy activities for every area of wellness (due Tues)

2/11/15
ELA – Wordly Wise #2E, reading comprehension (all) book 7 (7th gr), book 8
(8th gr)

2/23/15
social studies – complete current events
ELA – 3xs and 2xs

2/25/15
health – p5 #7

2/26/15
social studies – p173 #1,2 & 7
ELA – Find and bring opposing article to whether service dogs should be allowed places where dogs are not allowed (DUE WEDS)

2/27/15
social studies – Read and bring in a copy of both documents: “The Meaning of July 4th to the Negro” by Frederick Douglass and “Declaration of Sentiments” Women’s rights convention
ELA – creative writing assignment #14 “Thank You Cavs!” one paragraph greetings
in logs (If you are on the team, it must also be on a greeting card.)

3/2/15
social studies – re-read Frederick Douglass July 4th speech

3/3/15
social studies – complete current events
ELA – service dogs article due tomorrow

3/5/15
ELA – writing skills “main idea” p5-p6
health – p11 #1-3 & 7 (DUE NEXT WEDS)

3/6/15
social studies – chapter 6 TEST Mon (open book)

3/11/15
ELA – update your opinion/position on screen time time limit

3/12/15
social studies – complete c/w p209 #1-7
ELA – Wordly Wise #5A
health – Write five health risks to each category of wellness

3/16/15
social studies – complete current events
ELA – 3xs and 2xs

3/17/15
ELA – language arts sentence types worksheet p58-p59

3/18/15
social studies – p217 #1a, 2a, 3 and 4

3/19/15
ELA – complete reading and update your opinion
health – Answer p15 #1-6 (DUE WEDS)

3/20/15
ELA – wordly wise 6D
social studies – TEST chapter 7 on Monday

3/23/15
social studies – TEST postponed till 3/24

3/24/15
ELA – language arts TEST “sentence types” next Tuesday
health – p15 #1-6

3/25/15
no homework

3/26/15
social studies – p287 #1a,1b and 3
ELA –
1) spell and vocabulary TEST tomorrow
2) writing skills: worksheets p42-p45 (due Monday)

3/27/15
ELA – writing skills: worksheets p42-p45 (due Monday)

3/30/15
ELA – 3xs and 2xs

3/31/15
social studies – p293 #1a, 1b and 3

4/1/15
no homework

4/2/15
health – chapter 1 Take Home TEST (all questions), due April 13

4/13/15
ELA – 3xs and 2xs

4/16/15
ELA – spelling and vocabulary test tomorrow

4/17/15
ELA – complete creative writing assignment #16 with supporting ayah and hadith

4/20/15
ELA – 3xs and 2xs

4/28/15
ELA – 3xs and 2xs

4/29/15
ELA – What is the argument for discussing romance/love?

4/30/15
ELA – finish reading of “A Crush” and then answer #1, 4 and 8
health – Read p130 – p135, answer #1-5 DUE NEXT WEDS

5/1/15
social studies – p359 #1-2
health – Read p130 – p135, answer #1-5 DUE NEXT WEDS

5/4/15
social studies – write a written response to the “Trail of Tears” video
health – Read p130 – p135, answer #1-5 DUE NEXT WEDS

5/5/15
ELA – 3xs and 2xs; lang arts TEST next Tues
health – Read p130 – p135, answer #1-5 DUE NEXT WEDS

5/7/15
social studies – p400 #1a and 1b
ELA – 5 sentences in cursive using this week’s words/TEST tomorrow (spell & vocab)

5/8/15
ELA – creative writing assignment #17 “Become a playwright!”
Log entry must have at least:
*one act
*two scenes
*two characters

5/11/15
ELA – 3xs and 2xs

5/12/15
ELA – language arts TEST “parts of speech” tomorrow

5/13/15
health – find two classmates, one with similar personality traits and one with different personality traits, take their numbers and give them a call; write about the conversations

5/14/15
ELA – TEST tomorrow, spelling and vocabulary

5/15/15
social studies – p459 #1-2

5/19/15
social studies – Multi-Unit “Mega” TEST Thursday Units 3 & 4 (excluding chapter 12)

5/20/15
ELA – 3xs and 2xs

5/21/15
ELA – spelling and vocabulary TEST tomorrow
health – p41 #1-5, due Monday

5/22/15
health – p41 #1-5, due Monday
ELA – creative writing assignment #18
Write a persuasive business letter and a persuasive friendly letter. Letters should be at least two paragraphs long each.

5/26/15
ELA – 3xs and 2xs
Health – due tomorrow if not handed in (no penalty)

6/2/15
ELA – study for language arts TEST on Tues 6/9

6/3/15
social studies – TEST “Causes of Civil War” on Fri 6/5

8 thoughts on “7th/8th grade homework page (2014-2015)

  1. Zakariya Al-Kalai says:

    asalamu alaykum Ustath Shaheed just had a question. Is the health due on Tuesday or Wednesday? In class you told us Wednesday but you have posted here Tuesday.
    Thank You

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