Assignments and Homework

Mr. Habel’s Class

7th & 8th Social Studies 26
Due Datesort icon Subject Assignment
Monday, October 20, 2014 Social Studies
Constitution Quiz - pages 8-12 and terms and definitions (7th AND 8th GRADE)
Monday, October 20, 2014 Social Studies
Reciting the Preamble (Optional) for Extra Unit Points (7th AND 8th GRADE)
Thursday, October 16, 2014 Social Studies
Constitution Book, pages 11 & 12 (BOTH 7th AND 8th GRADE)
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Social Studies
Constitution Book, pages 8 & 9 (BOTH 7th AND 8th GRADE)
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Social Studies
American Revolution Web Page Information, Sent To Class Webmaster (7th AND 8th GRADE)
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 Social Studies
10 Current Events Questions, due by 3:30 PM (7th AND 8th GRADE)
Friday, October 3, 2014 Other
Progress Report signed by a parent and returned (7th AND 8th GRADE)
Friday, October 3, 2014 Social Studies
Colonial Book Writing (Title Page & Lists) - BOTH 7th AND 8th GRADE, due by 3:30
Friday, October 3, 2014 Social Studies
Signed Progress Reports, turned in to Homeroom teacher (BOTH 7th AND 8th GRADE)
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Spanish
Spanish Country Project - Physical Element (BOTH 7th AND 8th GRADE)
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Social Studies
Current Events Questions, due by 3:30 PM
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Social Studies
7th GRADE DOES NOT NEED TO DO CURRENT EVENTS QUESTIONS THIS WEEK!
Monday, September 29, 2014 Spanish
Spanish Country Project Poster - 7TH GRADE
Monday, September 29, 2014 Social Studies
Colonial Book Materials (Hard covers, soft covers, cloth) - STUDENTS HAVE DETAILS ON THIS; BOTH 7th AND 8th GRADE
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Spanish
Spanish Country Project Poster - 8th GRADE
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Social Studies
10 Current Events Questions (due by 3:30 PM, ONLY 7th GRADE THIS WEEK)
Monday, September 15, 2014 Social Studies
Boston Massacre Trial - In Class (8th GRADE ONLY)
Friday, September 5, 2014 Social Studies
10 Signatures Sewn Into Bookframe and Cinched (BOTH 7th AND 8th)
Friday, September 5, 2014 Social Studies
Meaningful Song Lyrics (8th GRADE ONLY)
Monday, August 25, 2014 Social Studies
Colonial Book Frame (built) and sewing supplies (BOTH 7th AND 8th GRADES)
Friday, August 22, 2014 Social Studies
States Quiz (BOTH 7th AND 8th GRADES: Students need to know location, spelling and two letter abbreviation of all 50 states)
Thursday, August 21, 2014 Social Studies
Colonial Character Setup Sheets (BOTH 7th AND 8th GRADES)
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 Social Studies
Current Events - 5 Questions due in class on Tuesday, to be checked for accuracy (BOTH 7th AND 8th GRADES)
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, December 25, 2013 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 Social Studies
Current Events
Thursday, November 14, 2013 Social Studies
Early 1800's Powerpoint Research Project
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Reading
To Kill A Mockingbird - Chapters 12-16
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 Social Studies
End-Of-Unit Environmental Reflection - Colonial America
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 English
Diary Journal Entries (Creative Writing) - Finished & Peer-Editted
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 Reading
To Kill A Mockingbird, Chapters 1-6 (up to page 57)
Friday, October 25, 2013 Social Studies
Constitution Quiz - Pages 9-23
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 Social Studies
Current Events
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 Social Studies
Constitution Book - Pages 14 & 16
Monday, October 21, 2013 Social Studies
Oral Articles & Amendments Quiz
Monday, October 21, 2013 English
Journal Entries #4-6 (Antagonist, Object, Adjectives & Adverbs)
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Social Studies
Current Events
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 Social Studies
Constitution Book - Pages 4 & 5
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 Social Studies
Current Events
Monday, October 7, 2013 English
Patrick Henry Essay AND Personal Issue Reflection
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 Social Studies
Current Events
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 Reading
PBJ #5
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 Social Studies
Meaningful Song Lyrics
Monday, September 30, 2013 English
Group Novel Skits
Thursday, September 26, 2013 Social Studies
Fabric For Colonial Book (10" x 15")
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 Reading
Personal Book Journal (PBJ) #4
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 Social Studies
Current Events
Friday, September 13, 2013 Social Studies
12 Signatures Sewn Into Colonial Bookframe, and Cinched
Thursday, September 12, 2013 Social Studies
Supplies For Colonial Book Covers
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 Social Studies
Current Events (by 3:30 PM)
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 Reading
Personal Book Journal (PBJ) #3
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 English
Rock Paper (Descriptive Writing)
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 Reading
Personal Book Journal (PBJ) #2
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 Reading
Personal Book Journal (PBJ) #3
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 Other
8th Grade Curriculum Night & 8th Grade Trip Night - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 Social Studies
Colonial Book Frame, and Sewing Supplies
Friday, August 23, 2013 Social Studies
States Quiz (Spelling, Location and Abbreviation)
Friday, August 23, 2013 Social Studies
10 Current Event Questions
Thursday, August 22, 2013 Social Studies
Colonial Character Information
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 Other
Culminating Project Presentations - Summarize Project, Name Mentor, What You Have Done, What You Need To Do, How We Will Know You Are Finished
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Reading
"The Outsiders" - Chapters 4-9

PLEASE do not read ahead in the book!

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 Reading
"The Outsiders" - Questions on Chapters 1-3
Monday, April 29, 2013 English
Group Novel (with Title added)
Monday, April 22, 2013 Other
Final C.P. Paper

This is the one that matters. The paper that students turn in is the one that they will be graded on.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 Social Studies
World War Two Project (Self-Designed) - THIS DUE DATE HAS CHANGED

There were four options for a student's World War Two project: 1)Complete a veteran interview, 2) complete a Holocaust survivor interview, 3) watch the Band of Brothers series, or 4) design their own project and choose their own topic. All projects and interviews need to be completed by this date. If a student is watching the series there is no assignment, other than completing the reflection questions that go with the episodes.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 Reading
World War Two Reading Book

Each student chose from a variety of War or Holocaust books. Each book was assigned a different project.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 Social Studies
Governor's Race - Vocab Quiz - THIS DUE DATE HAS CHANGED

There are 39 political and health-related terms (and definitions) that the students need to know for the quiz.

Monday, April 15, 2013 Social Studies
Governor's Race - State Constitution Fundraiser Gameshow
Monday, April 15, 2013 Social Studies
Governor's Race - Candidate's Summary on all 3 Issues
Thursday, April 11, 2013 Social Studies
Presentation of Governor Candidate (In-Class, by group)
Friday, April 5, 2013 Social Studies
Band of Brothers - Episode 4

Episode 4 is one of the after-school episodes. It will begin at 3:30 and students will need to be picked up by 4:20. Episode 9 will be shown next Friday, April 12, at the same time.

Thursday, April 4, 2013 Other
C.P. Final Paper (Due Date Extended)
Monday, April 1, 2013 Social Studies
Holocaust Character Journal
Thursday, March 21, 2013 English
World War Two Vocabulary Quiz
Friday, March 15, 2013 English
Group Novel - Next Section (280 words added)
Friday, March 15, 2013 English
Vocabulary - German Root Words Worksheet
Thursday, March 14, 2013 Other
Culminating Project - Rough Draft Peer-Editting
Monday, March 4, 2013 Social Studies
Family Tree Project
Friday, March 1, 2013 English
Group Novel

At least 280 words need to be written in a pre-assigned writing journal.

Friday, March 1, 2013 Social Studies
New Deal Programs Sheet
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 Reading
All Quiet On The Western Front - Chapters 5-7 (up to page 136)
Monday, February 25, 2013 English
Habel Fable
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 Reading
All Quiet On The Western Front - Chapters 1-4
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 Reading
Choose a new Personal Reading Book

The book should be at least 250 pages long, and should a book that the student has not already read.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 English
Group Novel - First Page
Thursday, February 14, 2013 Social Studies
Robber Baron Trials (Halvorsen's Class)
Thursday, February 14, 2013 English
World War One Terms Quiz (No Assignment)
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 Reading
Pioneer Of The Year Award
Monday, February 11, 2013 Social Studies
Robber Baron Trials (Habel's Class)
Monday, February 11, 2013 English
Poetry Collection
Friday, February 8, 2013 Other
C.P. - Personal Aspects
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 Social Studies
Western Expansion Cereal Box
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 Reading
Killer Angels - Personal Character Letter

This assignment is for students who chose to read The Killer Angels, and not Little Women.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 Social Studies
Reconstruction Topic Information (to share with class)
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 Reading
Personal Book Journal (PBJ) #3
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 English
Poetry Collection - 2 African Poems, 3 Humorous Poems and 2 Pre-20th Century Poems
Friday, January 25, 2013 English
Like/Love Worksheet
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 Reading
Personal Book Journal (PBJ) #1 (for second Personal Book)
Monday, January 14, 2013 Social Studies
Civil War Project (Self-designed)
Thursday, January 10, 2013 English
Business Letter - ROUGH DRAFT (Handwritten)
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 English
Civil War Letter DOLs

The students need to complete a total of 8 pages worth of edits on original Civil War letters. Each letter than needs to be retyped (correctly), and include a 2 or 3 page summary at the end, summarizing what the letter is about. Since this is a larger project, it isn't due until we get back from Winter Break. (This will take the place of the regular DOL until then.)

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 Reading
Assigned Reading (Killer Angels or Little Women)

Killer Angels - pages 97-274

Little Women - chapters 9-16

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 Reading
Personal Reading Book - FINISHED
Monday, January 7, 2013 English
Term-olympic Challenge (all 41 terms)
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 English
Poetry Collection (2 Ballads & 4 Limericks)
Friday, December 14, 2012 English
Writing/Reading Terms #1-30 - CHALLENGE
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 Reading
Personal Book Journal #3
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 English
Poetry Collection - 3 War Poems, 2 Allusion Poems and 3 Personal Poems
Friday, December 7, 2012 Reading
Writing Terms #1-20 Test (no assignment)
Thursday, December 6, 2012 English
DOL #15
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 Reading
Reading Journal #2
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 Reading
Personal Book Journal (PBJ) #2
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 English
Poetry Collection - 3 Asian Poems and 4 Love Poems
Monday, December 3, 2012 Other
C. P. Project Progress Presentation
Monday, December 3, 2012 Social Studies
Civil War Biography Poster
Friday, November 30, 2012 Spelling
Civil War Term Test (No assignment, just the terms and definitions)

(This was previously listed as being due on Wednesday; that was incorrect, and I apologize for the error.)

Thursday, November 29, 2012 English
DOL #14
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 Reading
Personal Reading Book for 2nd Trimester - IN CLASS

Students need to pick a Personal Reading Book that they have never read before. It needs to be at least 250 pages long and reading level appropriate.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 English
Poetry Collection - 3 Haikus and 4 True Rhyme Poems

Each student needs to also have a 3-ring binder in class on Tuesday, which they will use to collect the poem samples they find over the next few weeks.

Friday, November 16, 2012 Spelling
Spelling Activity & Spelling Test #12
Thursday, November 15, 2012 English
DOL #12
Thursday, November 15, 2012 Social Studies
Early 1800's Projects - QUIZ (open-note)
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 Social Studies
President's Baseball Card
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 English
Creative Journal Entries #1-3
Monday, October 29, 2012 Social Studies
Constitution Quiz (pages 8-26)
Friday, October 26, 2012 Spelling
Spelling Activity #9
Friday, October 26, 2012 Spelling
Spelling Test #9
Thursday, October 25, 2012 English
DOL #9
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 English
Rock Paper (Creative Writing)
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 Other
Music Field Trip ("The Magic Flute")

Students need to pack a throw-away lunch to eat while on the field trip.

Friday, October 19, 2012 Spelling
Spelling Unit #7 - Test

This week's unit is made up of Constitution terms: words that we will be using in class for the next few weeks. For the final test they need to spell the word correctly and write  a definition showing that they know what each word means. (There is no other spelling activity this week.)

Friday, October 19, 2012 English
Group Novel

You should add one page in your own Group Novel, and finish the story. Make sure you finish the Climax, and resolve the conflict.

Thursday, October 18, 2012 Social Studies
Memorization of Preamble (Constitution Unit Extra Credit)
Thursday, October 18, 2012 English
DOL #8
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 Social Studies
Articles and Amendments Oral Quiz
Monday, October 15, 2012 Social Studies
Constitution Book - pages 7 to 11

Students should do all true/false, multiple choice and fill in the blank questions. Skip ALL questions on page 10, and skip all "projects".

Friday, October 12, 2012 Social Studies
Constitution Book - page 6
Friday, October 12, 2012 Spelling
Spelling Activity #5
Thursday, October 11, 2012 English
DOL #7
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 Social Studies
American Revolution Test
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 English
Group Novels (Adding a Page in your own Novel)
Thursday, October 4, 2012 English
DOL #6
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 Today's Assignment
Friday, September 28, 2012 English
Group Novel (add one full page)
Thursday, September 27, 2012 English
DOL #5
Thursday, September 27, 2012 Social Studies
American Revolution Chart
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 Social Studies
Current Events (by 3:30 PM)
Monday, September 24, 2012 Social Studies
Colonial Book Supplies (Hard covers, soft covers, and fabric)
Monday, September 17, 2012 Social Studies
Boston Massacre Trial (in class)

Students will be preparing for the Trial in class this week.

Thursday, September 13, 2012 English
DOL #4
Thursday, September 13, 2012 English
Lousy Sentences Sheet
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 Reading
Stonefox Chapter Presentations

This assignment was originally due on Wednesday, September 5. However, the students convinced me that they needed more time on it, so I gave them an extra week.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 Social Studies
Significant Song Presentation (With Lyrics)
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 Social Studies
Colonial Book Frame (for making a Colonial book)
Friday, August 31, 2012 Spelling
Spelling Activity #2, Spelling Test #2
Thursday, August 30, 2012 English
DOL #2
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 Social Studies
Current Events (10 Questions) - BY 3:30 PM
Monday, August 27, 2012 Social Studies
10 Current Events Questions
Monday, August 27, 2012 Other
PARENT TRIP MEETING: 6:00, In 8th Grade Classroom

PARENTS: There is an important meeting scheduled for Monday, August 27, at 6 PM, regarding information about both the Fall trip to Manitowish and the Spring Virginia Trip. If possible, it would be good to have at least one parent attend. We are trying to send an email with the same info, but we are in the midst of inputting the email addresses.

Friday, August 24, 2012 Spelling
Spelling Activity #1
Friday, August 24, 2012 Social Studies
Colonist Information (by the end of the day)
Thursday, August 23, 2012 English
DOL #1

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