Students have finished Task 1 about their poet. Task 2, which is about how the poetic devices were used in their chosen poem to translate the language into a theme, was introduced. Next week, the format for Task 2 will be discussed and the scaffold will be shared. Task 3 will also be given. Task 2 is due week of Dec. 5 and Task 3 is due week of Dec. 12.
Below is the rubric for Task 2 and here is an exemplar.
Below is the rubric for Task 3:
Students continued their research for the MUN. Policy statement and Operative Clauses will be due week of Dec. 5 and the MUN conference will commence. Grade 8 should be prepared to stand in front of the class to deliver their policy statements; lobby for their operative clauses and engage in a debate to pass their clauses. Next week is their last Read and Respond for this quarter. Students should particularly look at their wonder question and make sure that it is a question that improves their comprehension and not just any random question.
Gr. 8 have started the unit on Transformation. Below is a visual that show what they will learn in this unit. A quizlet for the vocabulary is recommended. A review of the particle model is likewise a must. Unit test before the December break.
Gr. 8 have finished the unit on transformations and the picture below shows them literally making their connections on the different kinds of transformations: translation, reflection, rotation, and dilation.
Next week will be end of unit test. The rest of the remaining weeks will be spent on performing task using GeoGebra . See last week’s post for the practice test. The students have been given lots of review materials in the Google Classroom as well as YouTube tutorials by Ms. Naggea. Below is a visual for describing the transformations from Ms. Kathryn Deveza: