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April 8, 2020

Posted on April 8, 2020

I hope that everyone enjoys their Ester break.  Take the time to spend with your family and go over your work. Any assignment what has not been submitted you should complete.  Distance Learning will continue April 20.

7th ELA- I will have a google meet with 7th grade on April 20 to discuss the story The Naming of Names.  That way we can discuss the story to clarify any aspects that are still confusing.  I will post the password and username on google classroom

Class work:Aim: How would you describe the story?

I can draw an event in the story that I found interesting and provide words/ phrases to explain the drawing to depict an essential event.
Students will choose an event in the story of your chosen and portray it by drawing it on paper (regular size copy paper- no posters) and submitting it through google classroom by taking a picture of it.
You will use phrases to describe the event in the story in your individual drawing.

8th ELA HW:txbk pg 244 level A #1-8

Aim: What are abbreviations and why do we use them?
I can identify what an abbreviation is.
I can explain why we would use abbreviations.

Make a list of as many words that you can that can be abbreviated. Write the original word and it’s abbreviation.
Once you’re done with the list, open your book to pg. 226.
Write the definition and categories of words that are abbreviated.
Complete pg. 226 #19-20

 
Religon- your essay is due Monday, April 20 on the movie Passion of Christ
 
Letter from the Board-please read.

April 6, 2020 – Monday of Holy Week

Dear Students and Families of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Academy,

We at OLPHCA are a family that enjoys being together. Over the last few weeks, that togetherness has looked quite different. We find ourselves connecting on-screen and online more now than ever. However, we are still together. Mrs. DeLuca and the faculty and staff have been working tirelessly to ensure that the excellent learning experiences central to the life of OLPHCA continue without a hitch. Our educators are to be commended.

This is Holy Week, the most sacred week in Catholic life. Listening to the constant flow of ever-changing bad news must be disheartening for all. However, it’s still Holy Week, a week of hope. Jesus’ suffering and death – which He undertook willingly out of pure love – ends in the glory of Easter morning. The sorrowful moment in history in which we are living will not last forever. Alive is the hope of putting away the masks, reopening the doors, and gathering again. The same Jesus who lived, died, and rose long ago was with us before this crisis. He will be with us when it’s over. Most importantly, He’s with us now, as we live through it. Coronavirus is temporary. Jesus is eternal. Let’s have hope in Him. Pray in the silence of your heart – He hears. 

Though our church and academy doors are temporarily closed, we are united as a family in prayer, probably more closely now than ever even though we are physically apart. Know that you are never, ever alone. We stand on the “rock” of faith in Jesus, not on the “sand” of our fears. Mary, Our Lady of Perpetual Help and Mother of Sorrows, prays with and for us and never leaves us.

Our wonderful school will be open soon. God bless you. Happy Easter and thank you for being part of our family.

In Jesus and Our Lady,

The Board of Directors of OLPHCA

Jonathan Mangar, Class of 2005, Chairperson                                       

Frank Del Bagno, Former Faculty, Vice Chair

Richard Fogal, Secretary

John Barry, Treasurer

Linda Fogal

Tony S. Harilall

John Paglia, Board Mentor

April 7, 2020

Posted on April 7, 2020

REMEMBER TO TAKE ATTENDANCE ON TIME   !!!!!!!

7th ELA-

You will read the story The Naming of Names.
Use the link to read the story or use the link to listen to the story, or both at the same time to follow along.

1.What does Harry’s breaking the mirror suggest about his mental state?
2.Why can’t Cora remember that her eyes were brown just a few months ago?
3.Why does Bittering suddenly laugh and suggest they are all children on Mars?
4. Do you think Bittering’s gradual acceptance of Mars is good or bad? Explain.
5. What view of life on Mars does the author present?
6. How does gazing at the surrounding hills affect the lieutenant?
7. How does the setting, especially the Martian wind, affect the Earth people?
8. Contrast the appearance of Cora on Earth with her appearance on Mars.
9. Contrast Harry Bittering’s attitude toward Mars at the beginning of the story with the way he feels at the end.

 
8th ELA- Aim: What’s the difference between an interrogative and demonstrative pronoun?
I can identify the difference between interrogative and demonstrative pronouns.
I can label which pronouns are interrogative and demonstrative.
View the videos for clarification on interrogative and demonstrative pronouns.

Copy the definitions and each example of interrogative and demonstrative pronouns on pg. 224-225
Complete pg 225 #10-12 and 13-15. Pay attention to the different directions in each section and complete fully.

 
 
 
HW: Read the directions given to answer questions in txbk pg. 243 level b

 
Religion- DUE APRIL 20 -points will be deducted for lateness- Reflection: What makes each day of the Triduum special?

This week is a special week. We remember the events in Jesus’ life that lead up to the most important day in the Catholic Church, Jesus’ Resurrection.
You will be watching the movie online the “Passion of Christ” using the link below.

It is one thing to discuss the events that occur during the Triduum as we have done in class. It is quite another to see people act out such a profound event even in a movie. We may understand the importance of each day of the Triduum and what occurred at the time. But, it takes on a completely difficult aspect when we have an opportunity to see it. Keep in mind that there are certain parts in the movie that can be difficult to watch because it is very graphic.

The movie is a little over 2 hours long. Do not watch the entire movie in one day. You have other work to do. Watch about 45 minutes each day, take notes, and keep in mind the type of questions you are going to choose for your essay to answer. Remember you have to provide evidence in your essay.

 
 

Science 8

Posted on April 6, 2020

4/6/2020

Read Section 5 Target Reading Skills p. 330

As you read, compare and contrast early earth with earth later in Precambrian Time by completing a table.

Create your outline of section 5 and  submit with Precambrian Table.

4/7-10/2020

Digital Activity Book Project- google classroom

Choose a topic covered in class and create an activity page.

Remember to use different topics for each of the 5 activities

Follow all guidelines/directions provided for you

This will be your work for the week. Have Fun!

 

April 6, 2020

Posted on

Prayers with Mrs. Deluca on Zoom username 127089548     password 089067

7th Classwork/HW:

You will begin to read the story The Naming of Names.
Use the link to read the story or use the link to listen to the story, or both at the same time to follow along.

Look at the questions and answer the questions posted.
1. How does Harry feel about his arrival on Mars?
2.Why does Harry dismiss his son’s concerns?
3.What does the contrast between Harry’s thoughts and his actions tell you about him?
4. How is the Martian’s setting affecting the settlers and their possessions from Earth?
5. How do Harry’s attitudes contrast with those of the other settlers?
6.What two major conflicts does Harry face?

https://msmoore.wordpress.com/doc/the-naming-of-names/

https://video.search.yahoo.com/search/video?fr=tightropetb&p=the+naming+of+names+by+ray+bradbury#action=view&id=1&vid=38edc7a6d7255eda9fa971b12daf1508

8th ELA- Take the test that has been posted in the link. Make sure you read all the directions and check your answers. Make sure your answers to the last questions are thorough to receive full credit

Religion:

Reflection: What makes each day of the Triduum special?

This week is a special week. We remember the events in Jesus’ life that lead up to the most important day in the Catholic Church, Jesus’ Resurrection.
You will be watching the movie online the “Passion of Christ” using the link below.

It is one thing to discuss the events that occur during the Triduum as we have done in class. It is quite another to see people act out such a profound event even in a movie. We may understand the importance of each day of the Triduum and what occurred at the time. But, it takes on a completely difficult aspect when we have an opportunity to see it. Keep in mind that there are certain parts in the movie that can be difficult to watch because it is very graphic.

The movie is a little over 2 hours long. Do not watch the entire movie in one day. You have other work to do. Watch about 45 minutes each day, take notes, and keep in mind the type of questions you are going to choose for your essay to answer. Remember you have to provide evidence in your essay.

 
REMEMBER TAKE ATTENDANCE
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