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UPDATE 4/3/2020

ALA STUDENTS AND FAMILIES:

While you are home and staying safe, we are home working together to ensure your learning continues! 

Most importantly we miss you all!

 
Beginning Monday, April 6th, through the remainder of the closure, all ALA teachers will be available 9am-12pm to assist you with any assignments. Please be sure to check your emails, Google Classroom and Edmodo pages for more information and guidance.
Starting Monday a link will also be available here.
 
Term 3 has been extended. All work from January 27-March 13 will count in PowerSchool. 
Please contact your teachers with specific questions or concerns, we want to ensure your success!
 
Additionally, we want to make sure you are practicing self-care! Here are some resources from the ALA teachers to help you in these ever-changing times while we are apart from one another:
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/14pHPdR1wXTDWcULRJAoYDA-CtWOYvqrysokXQmLxBlI/edit?usp=sharing
 
Please continue to check your emails and this page for updates and ALWAYS remember:
 
Through Hard work, determination and citizenship, you will achieve your greatest potential. Keep Running, ALA and Let’s Go Lancers!
 
Be safe and well…we are STRONG!
-YOUR ALA STAFF FAMILY

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ABBOTT LAWRENCE ACADEMY SCHOOL CLOSURE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES MARCH 22

ABBOTT LAWRENCE ACADEMY

OPPORTUNITIES FOR LEARNING DURING CLOSURE:

UPDATED March 22, 2020

Hello ALA students! We miss you very much and hope you and your families are staying safe and healthy during our time apart.

The following is a list of learning opportunities for you to complete and we strongly encourage you to reach out to your teachers if you have not done so already. Please reach out to your individual teachers with questions and check our website for assignment posting updates on a regular basis.

We strongly encourage all ALA students to stay active and engaged in the learning process during these difficult times and we look forward to seeing you soon!

SCIENCE

Freshmen Physics: Log on to positivephysics.org (see Google Classroom for username and password information) and complete units 1, 2, 3, and 5. This is a review of speed, acceleration, freefall, and forces (you are skipping unit 4 on projectile motion). Also follow the directions on Google Classroom to watch a video, read an article, and respond to questions on Google Classroom throughout the next two weeks.

AP Physics: Watch the following review videos on Flipping Physics and take notes:

Read and take notes on the motion, forces, and momentum review packet posted in Google Classroom. Complete and check all practice problems (answers are included in the packet).

Watch and take notes during the AP Physics 1 lessons offered by the College Board starting Wednesday, March 25th – https://apstudents.collegeboard.org/coronavirus-updates#free-ap-classes

Please continue to monitor Google Classroom for updates.

Engineering 2 , AP Computer Science, and Digital Electronics for Grade 9

–  Please see Mr. Muthig’s webpage and Google Classroom for updates and College Board for live lessons beginning Monday 3/23.

Chemistry

  1. If you haven’t already – finish your lab reports and hand them in through google classroom.
  2. Etext – Read Sections 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, and 8.6. https://openstax.org/books/chemistry-atoms-first-2e
  3. Then do the following corresponding exercised for those questions.
    SKIP 8.1 exercises. 8.2 Odds. 8.3 ANY 5 questions. 8.6 All.
    https://openstax.org/books/chemistry-atoms-first-2e/pages/8-exercises

AP Chemistry

  1. Work all the practice FRQs from the 2018 exam.

https://apcentral.collegeboard.org/courses/ap-chemistry/exam/past-exam-questions?course=ap-chemistry
2. Work released multiple choice questions from Course Description #1-26:
https://secure-media.collegeboard.org/digitalServices/pdf/ap/ap-chemistry-course-and-exam-description.pdf

Pdf page 126, doc page number 117.

Advanced Honors Biology with Ms. DInet-

Check Google Classroom for materials

Merrimack Biology –

ALL WORK EXPECTED FROM YOUR PROFESSORS IS DUE ACCORDING TO MERRIMACK GUIDELINES. Please check your emails from your Professors and feel free to contact Ms. Dinet or Mr. Fabun with questions.

HISTORY

Merrimack Government and Politics-

ALL WORK EXPECTED FROM YOUR PROFESSORS IS DUE ACCORDING TO MERRIMACK GUIDELINES. Please check your emails from your Professors and feel free to contact Ms. Dinet or Mr. Fabun with questions.

AP Art History:

Students already have the assigned work for each night on the usual Google Sheet ; Students should listen and scroll through the PowerPoints while taking notes. Please also see College Board website for live lessons beginning Monday 3/23.

PRE-AP Government and Politics with Mr. Fabun – DBQ on the electoral college that students can complete independently is posted on Google classroom

Pre-AP United States History: Please keep up with your reading calendar and textbook notes. For now, ignore the assignment that says “course pack reading.” Posted on Edmodo are some additional tasks to help us stay on track with our unit.

AP United States History– Please keep up with your reading calendar and regular textbook notes. Read carefully and take good notes since we likely won’t be able to review every part of these chapters when we are back together. Posted on Edmodo are some weekly assignments to help us mostly stay on pace. Keep track of your MC practice answers and your SAQs

Gender, Race, Culture through Animated Film – Students are to work on their paper that was assigned in class on Friday (it can be handwritten or typed). The directions are on Google Classroom. 

Pre-AP World History:

  • Complete chapter notes for chapters 28-31 (handwritten or typed notes are
  • For the research paper, students should complete their source tracker for their last set of sources (this is on Google Classroom). Students will also need to type or hand write their thesis statement for their research papers.

MATH

SAT Prep with Hiraldo: Continue to work on Khan academy…get level 4 on as many sections as you can.

Statistics:

1 – Confidence Interval Projects

2 – Complete missing assignments

3 – Finish and be ready to turn in half sheet of mixed practice for Tests of Significance

4 – Make sure 9.3 assignment is done and ready to turn in.

All assignments can be completed using a calculator link I posted on my Google Classroom (class code: owaxcxc)

Geometry:

1 – Clinometer project (done in pairs).
2 – Law of Cosines for P1 and P7

3 – Law of Sines for P5

4 – catch up on missing assignments

5 – P5 to take a Myers Briggs test (link on Google Classroom) and email me a screenprint of their 4 letters (INSJ etc)

6 – All students to use their Myers-Briggs personality to Google 3 jobs that match their personality. They are to write a paragraph per job about the job and how it connects to them. Their goal job is to be the first job they write about.

Students should all have Desmos calculator to use for their assignments. Project supplies only require things that should be available at home (string, scissors, ruler or measuring tape)

Pre-Calculus P3 with Mr. Pierce:

Students should be using the time to make sure they have all missing work completed and finishing up their proving two expressions equal (Trig Identities) paper. SEE ALSO BELOW

Algebra II with Hiraldo: Check google classroom

Algebra I: Periods 1, 3, and 6 Mr. Urbine and Mr. Alex-

With your LPS login, you can now access Khan Academy, if you have not done so yet. I have gone in and created courses for each of our Algebra I classes. During this time off, I highly encourage you to complete the following, which I have created as “assignments” in the Khan Academy course. You may complete the following:

· Inequalities: Systems and Graphs – This unit will introduce you to graphing and solving inequalities, which will be something we review in the beginning of Algebra II.

· Exponents and Radicals – This unit will review the key concepts of exponents and radicals, which will prepare us for our study of Exponential Functions when we return to school!

· Quadratics: Multiplying and Factoring – This unit will review how to multiply and factor polynomials, as we cannot get enough help with this!

For each of these units, please watch the assigned videos, complete the exercises, and the assessments. Do your own work and take your time. Take notes on any strategies and make note of questions you have for me.

Algebra II Mr. Urbine-: Period 7 With your LPS login, you can now access Khan Academy, if you have not done so yet. I have gone in and created courses for our Algebra II class. During this time off, I highly encourage you to complete the following, which I have created as “assignments” in the Khan Academy course. You may complete the following:

· Polynomial Factorization – This unit will help you review how to factor polynomials.

· Trigonometry – Please spend some time working through this module.

In addition, please make flashcards with all of the key features of the Unit Circle. For example, you will want to make flashcards that have:

· sin𝜋3= √32 (the y/sin coordinate at 60° or 𝜋3 radians)

· cos330°= √32 (the x/cos coordinate at 330° or 11𝜋6 radians)

I would also make yourself blank unit circles (I have attached the file to Google Classroom) and fill them out daily.

For each of these units, please watch the assigned videos, complete the exercises, and the assessments

Geo/Trig: Period 7 With your LPS login, you can now access Khan Academy, if you have not done so yet. I have gone in and created courses for our Geo/Trig class. During this time off, I highly encourage you to complete the following, which I have created as “assignments” in the Khan Academy course. You may complete the following:

· Trigonometry with Right Triangles – Review how to use SOH CAH TOA and go back to the basics with trigonometry.

· Trigonometry with General Triangles – Review how to use Law of Sines and Cosines!

· The Unit Circle definition – This unit will review the key features of the Unit Circle and help solidify some of the work we were doing in class before our extended time off. Please spend some time working through this module.

· Polynomial Factorization – This unit will help you review how to factor polynomials.

In addition, please make flashcards with all of the key features of the Unit Circle. For example, you will want to make flashcards that have:

· sin𝜋3= √32 (the y/sin coordinate at 60° or 𝜋3 radians)

· cos330°= √32 (the x/cos coordinate at 330° or 11𝜋6 radians)

I would also make yourself blank unit circles (I have attached the file to Google Classroom) and fill them out daily.

Pre-Calculus: SEE ALSO ABOVE Periods 3 and 5 With your LPS login, you can now access Khan Academy, if you have not done so yet. I have gone in and created courses for our Pre-Calc classes. During this time off, I highly encourage you to complete the following, which I have created as “assignments” in the Khan Academy course. You may complete the following:

· The Unit Circle definition – This unit will review the key features of the Unit Circle and help solidify some of the work we were doing in class before our extended time off. Please spend some time working through this module.

· Angle Addition Identities – This will review some of the identities we were working on in Unit 5.

In addition, please make flashcards with all of the key features of the Unit Circle. For example, you will want to make flashcards that have:

· sin𝜋3= √32 (the y/sin coordinate at 60° or 𝜋3 radians)

· cos330°= √32 (the x/cos coordinate at 330° or 11𝜋6 radians)

I would also make yourself blank unit circles (I have attached the file to Google Classroom) and fill them out daily.

For each of these units, please watch the assigned videos, complete the exercises, and the assessments. Do your own work and take your time. Take notes on any strategies and make note of questions you have for me.

Introduction to Calculus – Period 4 With your LPS login, you can now access Khan Academy, if you have not done so yet. I have gone in and created courses for our Introduction to Calculus class. During this time off, I highly encourage you to complete a comprehensive review of differentiation, which I have created as “assignments” in the Khan Academy course. You may complete the following:

· Differentiation: definition and basic derivative rules – Go back to the basics of derivatives and make sure you have a solid understanding of derivatives. For this unit, you may want to try the Unit Test and see how you do first.

· Differentiation: composite, implicit, and inverse functions: This is a good review of concepts with which we struggled as a class. Review these videos and then do some of the practice exercises. Make sure to do the Unit Test to get an idea of where you stand.

· Contextual Applications of Differentiation: This is the unit we are currently on. We just finished this piece, with the exception of approximating values using local linearity and linearization.

For each of these units, please watch the videos, complete the exercises, and the assessments. Take notes on any strategies and make note of questions you have .

AP Calculus – Periods 4 and 6

Please take note of the following as it relates to the AP exam:

· The exam will only cover Units 1-7. This is good news, as we just started Unit 7 (we do not need to do Unit 8).

· The exam will likely consist of 3 Free Response questions only and will be administered electronically. We are still waiting for details of this (details will be released around April 3rd).

Finishing the AP Curriculum: With that said, with your LPS login, you can now access Khan Academy, if you have not done so yet. I have gone in and created courses for our AP Calculus classes. During this time off, I highly encourage you to complete the following, which I have created as “assignments” in the Khan Academy course.

· Finish Unit 7: Differential Equations. Please watch the assigned videos, complete the exercises, and the assessments. Do your own work and take your time. Take notes on any strategies and make note of questions you have

· I have also assigned Units 1-6. For those of you that have the time, now is a good time to begin reviewing. If you spend about five days per unit, you will finish before the AP exam. Do this once you’ve done Unit 7.

AP Exam Review: Beginning this Wednesday, March 25th, CollegeBoard will provide daily free, live AP review lessons, delivered by AP teachers from across the country (including some of my idols). These lessons will run from 2-2:45PM and will focus on reviewing the skills and concepts that will be assessed. This week’s lessons will be on material in Unit 7 that we have not yet covered. If you plan on watching these live, please make sure to do the Unit 7 material on Khan Academy first. Please read this link from CollegeBoard and take note of the schedule of the assigned lessons, which will be updated daily.

ENGLISH

AP Seminar with Ms. Dinet:

Students potentially have some make up work to complete based upon the AP Stimulus materials provided by College Board. Finish their question development and start researching for their PT 2 paper and presentation if they have internet access/devices. 

AP Seminar with Ms. Doolittle:

• IF POSSIBLE: Based on their developed research question, students should conduct research and write a rough draft of their IWA that argues for specific solutions to their chosen issue. (requires internet access)

AP Seminar with Mr. Fabun – Students should be working on research as best they can

Freshmen English I: 

The research paper: Students should complete their source tracker for their last set of sources (this is on Mrs. Nigrelli’s Google Classroom). Students will also need to type or hand write their thesis statement for their research papers. A review PowerPoint will be posted in both Mrs. Perrotta’s and Mrs. Nigerelli’s Google Classrooms. 

 

The Odyssey: Periods 1 & 3 need to write the second and third body paragraphs of their book 14 essay. See attached PDF of the text here and post the handout in Mrs. Perrotta’s Google Classroom. 

Periods 4 & 6- Please check Google Classroom for reading questions for the rest of the text, PDF of text: https://www.boyle.kyschools.us/UserFiles/88/The%20Odyssey.pdf

Homer – The Odyssey

But one man alone … his heart set on his wife and his return—Calypso, the bewitching nymph, the lustrous goddess, held him back, deep in her arching caverns, craving him for a husband.

www.boyle.kyschools.us

 

 

SAT Prep with Mrs. Perrotta:

Please check Google Classroom for links to online practice tests. Note that the March 28 and May 2 SAT’s are postponed.

Speech and Composition: Students should continue working on their research papers on Google Docs at home. Students should use the many printed aids that have been given to them, but are also posted are extra copies on Edmodo as well.

 

Pre-AP English II: Continue to read The Grapes of Wrath and take corresponding notes.  The calendars and a PDF copy of the book are on the class Edmodo pages, if you do not have your book. 

AP Language and Composition: Read and annotate three speeches that were posted on Edmodo (print and annotate or read electronically and take side notes.  Continue to work on Research Paper.  Complete five practice tests on Albert.io. 

Pre-AP English III:

• Read the entirety of The Handmaid’s Tale & take plot notes (PDF is uploaded to Google Classroom. Even those students who don’t have consistent internet access or a computer should still be able to quickly download the PDF to their phone, and then they can read it at their leisure, without needing internet.)

• IF POSSIBLE: Students should finish creating their research presentations (requires internet access)

• Research Paper- Students who have yet to submit their rough draft should finish writing it and submit it to Google Classroom, if they have access.

AP Literature: Students will be reading and completing review assignments for the rest of Hamlet, acts III – V. They’ll use No Fear Shakespeare and complete review activities (including a mock staging of the “To be or not to be” speech) that Mr. Wakefield has posted on Google classroom.

Honors English 4- Continue reading both “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” and Frankenstein. If you do not have your copy of the text, please see the link from Mr. Wakefield to the Gutenberg.org free online copy as well as free audiobook versions on Spotify, Youtube, and other sources. While completing reading review activities for each chapter/section of the poem, students should be working on short stories they’ve been planning.

SPANISH

Spanish I and II with Mrs. Delacruz– Watch Spanish language TV, YouTube or Netflix for 20 minutes a day (100 min a week) and keep a journal of what they watch.

AP Spanish Literature and Culture

Please contact Ms. Montse for updates regarding AP assignments. Live lessons are found on the College Board website starting Monday, 3/23

To watch the movie Don Quijote on Youtube 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjR5g3mbkcw&t=863s

Don Quijote (2000) – Película Completa – YouTube

Don Quijote Aventuras Drama Comedia 2000

www.youtube.com

  1. After watching the movie, they have two write about the characters of the story and make a contemporary version. They have to describe a personal version of Don Quijote and other characters of the movie.
  2. . They have to read Chapter 1 and 2 (found on the internet) and after reading it, and complete the two packages given on Friday, March 13

Honors Spanish for Heritage Learners

Continue reading the novel and doing a resume of what they are reading following the rubric of a paragraph. 

Spanish III and Spanish Language and Communications:

Keep working on “Unit 4: El Caribe” from Avancemos 3. A digital calendar of our daily in class-lessons that my students can follow along with an electronic copy of the Book posted on Google Classroom. 


Seal of Biliteracy Test: 

– Students who signed up for the test, they can keep practicing for it by going on to the following link: https://app.avantassessment.com/dashboard

Alternate work: 

Students could watch the following series of episodes from the show: “Mi Vida Loca” where they will need to answer comprehension questions to show practice in the Spanish language: 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/spanish/mividaloca/tutorguide.shtml

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ks3kn6igFIM

Mi Vida Loca – Episode 1

Hola! Please Subscribe to my new Channel and help me reach 1000 Subscribe mark: https://youtube.com/SMFutball?sub_con… BBC Spanish Lessons 1/22 by BBC Mi Vida Loca – Episodio uno: En Madrid Watch All Episodes on BBC Website http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/spanis… All Rights BBC © 2014

www.youtube.com

Honors Spanish Language and Culture

Continue watching the series El Barco and write a list of words that they have learned. 

AP Spanish Language and Culture :

Students will analyze and interpret a reading selection by identifying new vocabulary words and the most important details of the reading. They will answer reading comprehension questions.

 

AP Spanish Language and Culture

Date

Time

Lesson Topic

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

3−3:45 p.m. ET

  1. A Describe the literal meaning of the text. 

Thursday, March 26, 2020

3−3:45 p.m. ET

1.    B Describe data. 

Friday, March 27, 2020

3−3:45 p.m. ET

2.    A Make cultural connections.

Pre-AP Spanish:

Student’s will analyze and interpret the novel “Agua para Chocolate” by identifying new vocabulary words and the most important details of the reading. They will watch the movie to reinforce the knowledge of the novel in order to write a book report.

BOOK: “Agua Para Chocalate” por Laura Esquivel – http://www.secst.cl/upfiles/documentos/04042016_851pm_5703283da4e3b.pdf

Questionnaire: Answer 5 questions from each chapter. / Choose 10 vocabulary words and find their meaning.

Como agua para chocolate Preguntas

www.longbranch.k12.nj.us › centricity › domain

MOVIE: https://vimeo.com/151088098 (Free)

– Can also be watched on: Netflix, Youtube, Amazon Prime Video, Itunes, Google Play Movies & TV & Vudu.

– Write the book report.

Video for “El Presente del Modo Subjuntivo de los Verbos Regulares e Irregulares” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BjUCXTk1jk&feature=share

Excercise for “El Presente del Modo Subjuntivo de los Verbos Regulares e Irregulares” https://www.npsd.k12.nj.us/cms/lib04/NJ01001216/Centricity/Domain/493/Lektion12.pd