• Shurley Grammar 6

    Shurley English 6 for January 31st

    This week complete Chapter 18, Lessons 1-4.  Everyone did a great job in class on Friday, and I am especially pleased with the Fable rewrites. For composition this week, read “The Ant and the Grasshopper” and complete “Three Plot Components” and Variations: Part 1.  We will continue with the lesson in class on Friday. Keep up the excellent work!

  • 9th-12th Biology,  No Category

    Biology

    JANUARY 27-21 IF YOU DID NOT TURN IN MODULE 6 THEN PLEASE DO SO THIS FRIDAY. FINISH ALL OF MODULE 7 THIS WEEK. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A GOOD UNDERSTANDING OF MEIOSIS, HAPLOID CELLS, DIPLOID CELLS AND VIRUSES. WE WILL HAVE A QUIZ IN CLASS FRIDAY. PLEASE CALL OR TEXT IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS. I HOPE YOU HAVE A FANTASTIC WEEK. STUDY HARD AND BE A BLESSING TO OTHERS. JANUARY 20-24 MAKE SURE YOU HAVE FINISHED ALL OF MODULE 6, TAKE MODULE 6 TEST. ALL OF MODULE 6 IS DUE THIS FRIDAY, JANUARY 24. ALSO, MAKE SURE YOU RETURN YOUR FIRST SEMESTER GRADES WITH AT LEAST ONE OF YOUR…

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    7/8 Grade Literature

    Assignment for January 31st: Begin reading The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare. Read chapters 1-7. Note: This is a change from the chapters listed on the syllabus due to how the chapters are divided in the Memoria Press literature comprehension guide we will be using for this book. Change to homework for this book: We are taking a break from the reading notes and vocabulary homework written in student notebooks. For The Bronze Bow, students will be given a handout each Friday with reading notes and vocabulary already defined for each chapter. Students should read the notes and vocabulary before reading the chapter. There is no written homework. Change…

  • 7th & 8th History

    7th-8th History – Greece – Week 3

    DEMOCRACY Day 1 – Read Streams of Civilization, pp.116-119. Define city-state, oligarchy, democracy, tyranny, and constitutional monarchy. Day 2 – Read Famous Men of Greece, ch. XI, Draco & Solon. Day 3 – Read Famous Men of Greece, ch. XII, Cleisthenes. What is Cleisthenes best known for? Day 4 – Read https://www.intellectualtakeout.org/article/us-democratic-constitutional-republic-and-yes-it-matters Recitation – Pericles’ Funeral Oration. ATHENS & SPARTA Day 1 – Streams of Civilization, pp. 116-121. Read Paul’s sermon to the Greeks on Mars Hill – Acts 17. Day 2 – The Greek word for city state was “polis.”  Find a few derivatives of this Greek word.  Define “spartan.” Day 3 – Famous Men of Greece, ch. X, Lycurgus,…

  • 9th-12th Literature

    9th-12th Literature

    Jan. 24   Introduction to the Theban Plays in Sophocles I, pp. 1-8 “Riddles of One and Many: Oedipus Tyrannus” [Oedipus the King] in Heroes of the City of Man  (pp. 305-334) [You may read this before or after you read the play.] Sophocles: Oedipus the King, pp. 9-77

  • Shurley Grammar 6

    Shurley English 6 for January 24th

    Please finish Chapter 17 this week, except for Lesson 5, the writing assignment.  Chapter 17 deals with quotation rules, so study well References 48-51. For composition, type or rewrite your “Ant and the Chrysalis” story to turn in on Friday.  Don’t forget to underline your Figures of Description (FODs) and label them at the end of the sentence in which they are written.  For example:  A cool breeze tickled the ant’s back as he searched for food. (Anemographia)  The last thing to do on this lesson is to go over reduction (page 12, #2).  We will do the reduction together in class Friday. Make sure your line doesn’t go through your words…

  • First Form Latin, Year 2

    First Form Latin, Year 2 for January 24th

    We have come to another review lesson, Lesson XXVII. This week the quiz will be on just the charts on page 68 of the instruction book. The following week’s quiz will be on the vocabulary and sayings. on page 69. Go ahead and do worksheet 1 and 3 of Lesson XXVII this week. When you say your prayers, remember:  “Pater Noster, Qui es in Caelis”