8th Grade Homework Assignments


Reminders:
  • If you did not sign your name on your Homework, you will receive a "0" for this missing Homework.
  • CLICK ON THE HOMEWORK THAT IS UNDERLINED TO ACCESS A FILE FOR DOWNLOADING or OR GO TO THE DANCE BLOG.

Trimester #1:
September 9th-11th:
All: Syllabus Contract, Journal, & 8th Review and Reflection.
*Students who have not had dance in the past will complete the 6th Grade Survey.

September 14th-18th:
All:Journal Entry Week #1
, Goal Blog

September 21st-25th: MAKE SURE YOU HAVE YOUR JOURNALS!
All:Journal Entry Week #2
(Include Dance Vocab Packet/Successful Class Handouts)

September 28th-October 2nd: MAKE SURE YOU HAVE YOUR ATTIRE FOR CLASS AND YOUR JOURNALS!
All: Journal Entry Week #3, Merce Cunningham Dance Class Blog

October 5th-October 9th: Ms. Brown will be at the National Dance Education Conference on Thursday and Friday this week! Remember to catch up on homework this week!
All: Catch up on all Homework!!!

October 12th-October 16th: No School Monday. Also, Testing conditions this week!
All: Journal Entry Week #4

October 19th-October 23rd:
All: Journal #5, Biped Blog

October 26th-October 30th: Journal Checks this week!!!Testing conditions this week M-Th (1-3 periods)!
All: Journal Check #5, Merce Cunningham Choreography & Support

November 2nd-November 6th: No School Tuesday for Students, DUE DATE SHEETS GIVEN OUT!
All: Journal #6

November 9th-November 13th:
All: Journal ##7, Merce Cunningham/s Choreographic Methods Blog, Merce Cunningham Research Project Handed Out!

November 16th-November 20th: Last Journal Entry for MP #1! ALL-Rehearse Group Choreography!!!
All: Journal ##7-DUE, Work on Merce Cunningham Research Project

November 23rd-November 25th: ALL-Rehearse Group Choreography and work on Merce Cunningham Research Project over the Holiday!!! No School 11/26 & 11/27 for Thanksgiving!
All: Makeups over Holiday (Last day to submit is 11/30), Work on Merce Cunningham Research Project

November 30th-December 4th:
All: Last day to submit Late HWK is Monday 11/30!, Rehearse Group Choreography for Final Presentation w/ Group Work Check-In!,
Merce Cunningham Research Project is DUE!, Audience Etiquette Blog

TRIMESTER #2: BEGINS THIS WEEK!
December 7th-December 11th: Final Choreography Due Next Week (1 week extension was given)
All: Rehearse Group Choreography for Final Presentation, Journal MP#2-Entry #1 (You will pick up a new sheet)

December 14th-December 18th: Final Choreography Sharings this Week!
All: Journal MP#2-Entry #2(New Sheet), Feedback Forms (In Class!)

December 21st-December 23rd: Vacation 12/24 to 1/3-8th Grade will not have Class this week due to Vacation!

January 4th-January 8th:
All: Journal MP#2-Entry #3(New Sheet), Choreography Reflection Forms in Class!

January 11th-January 15th:
All: Journal MP#2-Entry #4 (New Sheet), Jazz History Worksheet (the article will be attached to the worksheet in class!)

January 18th-January 22nd: No School Monday MLK Day
All: Journal MP#2-Entry #5 (New Sheet), Jerome Robbins at Work Blog, Finish KWL Charts from class using the Prezi's if not completed in class. See below!

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January 25th-January 29th:
All: Journal MP#2-Entry #6 (New Sheet), West Side Story "Cool" Investigation Blog

February 1st-February 5th:
All: Journal MP#2-1st Check In! (6 entries), Jazz Dance/Musical Theatre Masters Blog

February 8th-February 12th: Due Date Sheets Handed out! February Break 2/15-2/19
802: Journal MP#2-Entry #7
*Jerome Robbins Research Project was not copied in time so will be handed out following class!

February 22nd-February 26th: Some classes may not have Dance due to a 6th Grade Dance Trip
All: No Classes (Ms. Brown on Dance Trip with 6th Grade), Classes should work on choreography!

February 29th-March 4th: Choreography projects will get 1 week extension!
All:
Jerome Robbins Research Project-Extra Credit! Due next week!
Journal MP#2-Entry #8
Prepare final Choreography for Showing!!!
Newsletter-last page completed and signed!

March 7th-March 11th: Journals & Choreography Due Next Week!
All:
Jerome Robbins Research Project-Extra Credit! Due this week-Email!
Journal MP#2-Entry #9
Writing a Dance Narrative Worksheet-Due with Choreography!
Prepare final Choreography for Showing!!!

March 14th-March 18th: Journals Due !, Choreography Performances Next Week!
All: Journal MP#2 DUE!, Prepare for Final Choreography for Showing-Finalize your Writing a Dance Narrative Worksheet!

MARKING PERIOD #3-FINAL MARKING PERIOD!

March 21st-March 25th: No School Friday!
All: No Classes!

March 28th-April 1st:
All: Journal MP#3-Entry #1

April 4th-April 8th: ELA Test this Week-Some interruptions to schedule!
All: Journal MP#3-Entry #2!, June Performance Class Theme Discussion Blog

April 11th-April 15th: MATH STATE Test this Week-Some interruptions to schedule!
All: No Classes due to Testing!

April 18th-April 22nd: NYSESLAT Testing (if applies)
All: Journal MP#3-Entry #3!, Continue working on June Performance Class Theme Discussion Blog,
Rehearsal/Performance Strategy Worksheet

May 2nd-May 6th: NYSESLAT Testing (if applies)
All: Journal MP#3-Entry #4,

May 9th-May 13th: NYSESLAT Testing (if applies), Pack the Palace
All: Journal MP#3-Entry #5,
Assigned 8th Grade Finale Dance Project Due 5/31/16!-This will be extra credit!!

May 16th-May 20th: Senior Trip Week (Friday classes students will be absent however we will add a class rehearsal during the week!!), Due Date Sheet Handed Out, Performance Materials Handed Out!
All: Journal MP#3-Entry #6, Continue work on 8th Grade Finale Project Due 5/31 week!

May 23rd-May 27th: Journals Due
All: Journal MP#3-Entry #7 DUE!!, REHEARSE CHOREOGRAPHY FOR PERFORMANCE and PREPARE COSTUMES!

May 31st-June 3rd: Late Homeworks are Due for partial credit! 6/6/16 IS OUR JUNE PERFORMANCE "ELEMENTS IN MOTION"!
All: 8th Grade Finale Dance Project Due 5/31/16!-This will be extra credit!! You can hand in any time this week or email to me!!!
REHEARSE CHOREOGRAPHY FOR PERFORMANCE and PREPARE COSTUMES and PERMISSION SLIPS!

June 6th-June 10th: 6/6/16 IS OUR JUNE PERFORMANCE "ELEMENTS IN MOTION"!
All: Depending on the schedule this week....Performance reflections will be done in class!


June 13th-June 17th:
All: Performance Reflections (in class) & Portfolio Assessments

June 20th-June 24th:
All: EOY Reflections (in class)