Connections are assignments created by the core subject teachers. They are given to the students in Academy and are expected to be completed during academy time. They should take about twenty minutes to complete. Connections are due in their respective classes the Monday after they are assigned.
No Connections week of 10/23-10/27
LA Connection 9/6
Read pp. 79-80 of your Studysync book and then do p. 80 "Using Language". As you read, make annotations in the margins of your book about the material you are reading. There are eight paragraphs, so you should have a minimum of five annotations. The answers for the questions from p. 80 should be written in your Studysync book.
History Connection 10/5
Read section 7.2 and 7.3 in your textbook. Complete the American Revolution Soldiers note page, getting 3 strengths and 3 weaknesses of the Continental Army and the British Army. Write them as bullet points in their appropriate box.
History Connection 9/28
Read excerpt 1 from the "Declaration of Independence" on page 38 in your interactive notebook. In the next box, paraphrase excerpt one into 8th grade terms. In the 3rd box, draw a simple sketch that reflects the ideas in excerpt 1. Repeat the steps for excerpt 2. Only do excerpts 1 and 2.
History Connection 9/21
Using King George (1760) as your starting point and Lexington and Concord (1775) as your ending point, create an illustrated and annotated timeline of events that lead up to the Revolutionary War. Choose 4 other events from the list of events and place them in order (they are not in order on the list).
History Connection 9/14
Read your matriculation biography for 15 minutes and find at least one quote you could use as evidence in your essay.
History Connection 9/7
Use the vocabulary terms on the right to fill in the blanks on the left. Each vocabulary term can be found in chapters 3 and 4 of our textbook.
Complete the postcard activity on page 21 of your history interactive notebook. It is the processing activity for chapter 3 which we will be finishing that day. Please choose a colony from chapter 3 that you DID NOT do a brochure on.
Science will not have a connection this year. It is expected that students use some Academy time for Science homework.