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Learn at Home Grade 8

Learn at Home Grade 8

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Learn at Home: Grade 8 New York City Department of Education
Learn at HomeGrade 8
May 2009Version 2
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Learn at Home: Grade 8 New York City Department of Education
Dear Eighth Grade Scholars,
We are facing difficult and unusual times right now with some schools closing for aweek. We recognize that a break in school may be a challenge for you and yourfamily. Even though your school is closed, you can use this time to continue learning.
To help stay on track for success:
 
Read from a book, magazine or newspaper in English or the language you speakat home
 
Write each day in English or the language you speak at home.
 
Participate in a fitness activity and/or a creative activity to keep your body andyour mind strong
 
Review your notes and books from school
 
Enlist the help of siblings, grandparents, or other family members and friends tomake your time learning at home fun
 
Share what you learn each day with your parent or caregiver
 
Choose TV shows and websites in English or the language you speak at home tofurther your learning
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Suggested TV shows can be found at the back of this guide
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Suggested websites can be found at
http://schools.nyc.gov/learnathome
 On the following pages, you will find a day-to-day guide for you to use to help stayorganized and on track for success. For additional resources and updated materials,go to:
http://schools.nyc.gov/learnathome
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Learn at Home: Grade 8 New York City Department of Education
Day 1 Schedule
Subject Minutes Per Day(At Least!)Assignments What Did I LearnToday?
English Language Arts 45
 
Learn new vocabularywords from theVocabulary List
 
Activity: Reading“Hope is the Thing”
 
Mathematics 45
 
Complete Skill 50
 
Science 30 Complete at least one of the following activities:
 
Activity 1:
 A Power Problem
(English or Spanish)
 
Activity 2: Begin
Forces and Motion on Earth
activity
 
Fitness and Health 30
 
Exercise for 30minutes. Choosefrom the ActivityCalendars at the back of this booklet
 
Arts 30
 
Choose one or twoactivities from theArts Activities at the back of this booklet
 
TV Shows and Websites 30
 
Choose TV showsand websites tofurther your learningat home
 
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