Mrs. Vona

Here, you will be able to find my weekly lessons and homework assignments.  All daily classroom assignments that are not finished in class are to be completed for homework.  If you need to contact me, feel free to email me at anytime.
Math - Assignments are due by Friday every week.
English - Vocabulary test on the last Friday of every month.
History -- Current events are due every Friday!  Current events must include the article or the time and channel of the news segment that you watched.  You must write at least one paragraph.
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Week of September 11, 2017

posted Sep 12, 2017, 11:24 AM by Tara Vona

I am looking forward to a new year!  Here, you will find the materials that we will be covering on a weekly basis.  I will try to attach any notes and worksheets that we cover.  If you have any questions feel free to email me any time.  Here is what we will be learning this week:

GEOMETRY - Chapter 1 notes and class lesson - Assignment #1 will be due on Friday.

ENGLISH - 9/11/01 reading comprehension due by Friday.  On Wednesday, we will answer questions and type a brief essay outlining your personality.  If you don't finish typing your essay in class it is your responsibility to finish it on your own.  Friday we will be working on a map of the British isles.

SCIENCE - Chapter 1 Lesson 1-3 vocab should be finished by the end of the week.  

HISTORY - Chapter 16 vocabulary and section 1 notes.

Week of December 16, 2013

posted Dec 12, 2013, 11:33 AM by Tara Vona

Math - Assignment #6 due Friday.  Continuation of multiplication from last week.
Algebra - Assignment #6 due Friday.  Continue to practice two step equations.
English - Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - Chapters 3 - 5.  Vocabulary words for the week are:  Omniscient and Uncanny  Our test will be on Friday!!
Science - Chapter 4 review.  Test will be on Wednesday!
History - Chapter 7 - Greece

Week of October 28, 2013

posted Oct 28, 2013, 11:00 AM by Tara Vona   [ updated Oct 28, 2013, 11:12 AM ]

Math - This week we will continue on adding numbers with regrouping.  There will be a short quiz on Friday to check your comprehension.  Assignment #6 is also due on Friday.
Algebra - This week we will be practicing adding and subtracting fractions.  Assignment #6 will be due on Friday.
English - Read Frankenstein and finish comprehension questions to chapter 5.  There is a VOCABULARY QUIZ ON FRIDAY!  This month we had 8 words!  Be sure to study!!  The words were:  opulent, reiterate, feasible, amicable, belligerent, nostalgia, meticulous, jeopardy.
Science - We will finish our notes on the 4 states of matter.  Lesson 1 questions will be given out on Tuesday.  Lesson 2 notes on elements will begin on Wednesday.
History - Watch videos on Egypt and answer questions that follow. Chapter 4 review questions are due on Wednesday. Don't forget your current event for Friday!
REMEMBER!  There is a half day on Thursday!  HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!

The week of April 15, 2013

posted Apr 23, 2013, 5:21 AM by Tara Vona

Math - Multiplication using 4's
Pre-Algebra - Solving two-step equations for a variable
Algebra - Solving two-step inequalities
English - Begin reading Act I of Romeo & Juliet
History -  Chapter 20 Section 3 - The Growth of Big Businesses
Science - Chapter 9 - The Human Population
Life Skills - Writing checks and filling out deposit slips

Week of April 8, 2013

posted Apr 23, 2013, 5:14 AM by Tara Vona

Math - 4 times tables
Pre-Algebra -  Solving one-step equations for a variable
Algebra - Solving one-step inequalities
English - William Shakespeare and Romeo & Juliet intro
History - The Transcontinental Railroad
Science - The Human Population and how it will change over time
Life Skills - Writing checks and filling out deposit slips

December 16-21, 2012

posted Dec 17, 2012, 5:14 AM by Tara Vona

Math - Introduction of Greatest Common Factor and Least Common Multiple.
English - Final draft of 3 paragraph essay about Greek gods.
History - Chapter 18 definitions
Science - Finish up owl pellet dissection.  Begin chapter 5 section 2 notes.

December 3 - 7, 2012

posted Dec 4, 2012, 7:45 AM by Tara Vona

Math - Mean, median, and mode  Assignment #3 due by Friday
Algebra - Plotting points on the coordinate plane and table of values.  Assignment #3 due by Friday.
History - Finish Civil War project.  Presentations will be on Friday.  Everybody MUST be a part of the presentation.  If you are absent, make sure that your group has everything that they need!  You will ur part of the presentation the first day that you are back in school.
Science - Chapter 5 section 1 Notes and classroom activities
Life Skills - Chapter 4 "Eating Healthy"

November 26 - 30, 2012

posted Nov 27, 2012, 12:11 PM by Tara Vona

MATH - Graphing on bar graphs and frequency tables.  Assignment #2 due on Friday.
ALGEBRA - Graphing on the coordinate plane.  Assignment #2 due on Friday.
ENGLISH - Read chapters 17 - 20 for the Odyssey and complete review questions.
HISTORY - We are working on Civil War games in groups.  Current events are due by Friday!
SCIENCE - Chapter 4 TEST TUESDAYChapter 5 definitions.

November 19-23, 2012

posted Nov 16, 2012, 11:37 AM by Tara Vona   [ updated Nov 19, 2012, 3:56 PM ]

Math - TEST ON WEDNESDAYWe will be reviewing on Monday and Tuesday
Math Test - Decimals
Algebra Test - Multi-step equations
English - Read chapter 16 and complete comprehension questions.
History - Chapter 17 review; We will begin our group projects on Tuesday.  Each group will design a Civil War board game. 
Science - Review of chapter 4
Life Skills - Insurance coverage

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