General Information:

US History: Periods 1,2 and 4

Week of May 12,  2014

 

 

Monday –Read Chapter 19 – Discussion of urban sprawl and planning

Tuesday – Guest speaker Mitch Ardantz – Produce Marketer and Izzy Ibarra - Plumber

  Wednesday – Guest speakers   

Thursday -  Guest speakers

Friday  -  Read Chapter 19

 

 

Week of May 19,  2014

Computer lab – Research current event topics and Read Chapter 20

 

Upcoming dates: Chapter 20-Test May 29

     Turn in US History books – Home copy May 29

      

Website textbook support for United States History: Independence to 1914
 http://my.hrw.com                   

The username is: lmsslo

and password is: LMS93405

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Spanish Wheel: Period 5

Week of May 12,  2014

 

Monday – Lecture - Negating a Verb

 Tuesday – Movie of Famous Hispanic Americans

Wednesday – Grammar – Ser vs Estar

Thursday – Review of SER and ESTAR – Student organized “Ice Cream Bar” due to the weather!!

Friday – Review of SER and ESTAR

 

Spanish 1: Period 6   

Week of May 12,  2014

 

Monday –– Review of vocabulary Page 342  Demonstrative Adjectives

 Tuesday  Preterite Tense and Demonstrative Adjective Review

Wednesday – Vocabulary Test 342

 Thursday –– Lecture Direct Object Pronouns

Friday – Review of Direct Object Pronouns

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ALL SPANISH 1 STUDENTS SHOULD CHECK OUT THE TOPIC “REALIDADES SUPPORT “ THROUGH THE MAIN WEBSITE UNDER MY NAME. THERE ARE BOTH VISUAL AND AUDIO ACTIVITES IN THIS WEBSITE!

Spanish students are encouraged to tune in to nightly television on a Spanish channel and to watch it for a minimum of 15 minutes!   

Website textbook support for Realidades    www.phschool.com
Web codes for concepts available throughout text.

Auditory practice also available through teacher link on Laguna Middle School website.

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Spanish 1              Laguna Middle School 2013-2014                                          

Text: Realidades                  QUIZ DATES

Below is the schedule for all quiz dates from now through the end of the school year. Study early and often!

REALIDADES - Date

Test Number

From

To

Page 22 - Sept. 4

1

Good morning

Thank you

Page 22 - Sept . 11

2

Good bye

Body parts

Page 22- Sept. 18

3

Pen

tomorrow

Page 22-23 - Sept.26

4

How many?

Summer

Page 46 – Oct. 1

5

to dance

to watch the television

Page 46 - Oct. 4

6

I like to

and

Page 70 - Oct. 10

7

artistic

hardworking

Page 70 - Oct. 15

8

What are you like?

he/she is

Page 70 - Oct.18

9

male friend

according to my family

Page 96 - Oct. 23

10

lunch

to talk

Page 96 - Oct. 30

11

first

tenth

Page 96- Nov. 6

12

calculator

you have

Page 120 – Nov. 14

13

flag

window

Page 120- Nov. 20

14

next to, beside

some

Page 144- Nov. 26

15

for breakfast

strawberries

Page 144 – Dec. 4

16

cookie

iced tea

Page 144- Dec. 10

17

to drink

Right?

Page 168- Dec. 13

18

dinner

beverages

Page 168- Dec. 17

19

I'm hungry

I (don't) agree

Page 168 - Dec. 20

20

Why?

every day

Page 194 – Jan. 9

21

to go shopping

work, job

Page 194- Jan.15

22

to

in order to

Page 218- Jan. 24

23

dance

you know (how)

Page 218- Jan. 30

24

tired

this afternoon

Page 218 – Feb. 6

25

with me

a little

Page 244- Feb. 13

26

grandparents

aunt

Page 244- Feb. 21

27

How old is?

he/she loves

Page 244 – Feb. 27

28

to open

only

Page 268 – Mar. 6

29

man

red-haired

Page 268- Mar. 13

30

to be warm

glass

Page 268- Mar. 20

31

waiter, waitress

How!

Page 294- April 3

32

rug

VCR

Page 294- April 10

33

What color?

green

Page 294- April 16

34

pretty

possession

Page 318- April 22

35

close (to), near

basement

Page 318- April 25

36

to straighten up

to take out the trash

Page 318- April 30

37

clean

if, whether

Page 342- May 7

38

to look for

cap

Page 342- May 14

39

jeans

Let's go!

Page 342- May 21

40

How much does___

Those

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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“Things to Do” throughout the school year

1.     Go  skating

2.     Make bread

3.     Clean your room

4.     Hang out with friends

5.     Go shopping

6.     Ride a bike

7.     Go to the beach

8.     Go to a party

9.     Have a tea party

10.            Go skiing

11.            Learn to make good food

12.            Bake a favorite recipe

13.            Fly a kite

14.            Write thank you notes for the presents

15.            Learn to play an instrument

16.            Spend time with family

17.            Ride a bike on trails

18.            Learn how to knit

19.            Go to the movies

20.            Learn to play an instrument

21.            Go to my Grandma’s house or call her and talk with her

22.            Go to my Grandpa’s house or call him and talk with him

23.            Play in the snow

24.            Play video games for short times

25.            Drink milk

26.            Eat cookies

27.            Get muscles by going to the gym or weight lifting

28.            Play card games with others that you know

29.            Go Ice fishing

30.            Go Thrift shopping

31.            Go Dancing

32.            Go walking up to clubs to look cool

33.            Make the money, and don’t let the money make you

34.            Bake cupcakes

35.            Sing the ABC’s in another language – Spanish or sign!

36.            Do history Extra credit

37.            Learn how to play the trombone

38.            Go to Sacramento or another town you have never been to before!

39.            Go snowboarding

40.            Go see family and really get to know them better!

41.            Go to Santa Barbara and visit the mission

42.            Ride horses somewhere

43.            Learn to jump rope

44.            Play mud football

45.            Have snowball fights

46.            Sit by the a fire and warm up

47.            Jump in snow

48.            Drink hot chocolate

49.            Play with presents

50.            Jump on a trampoline

51.            Go Sky diving

52.            Sleep in

53.            Get Clothes from A&F

54.            Get Chocolate from See’s Candy

55.            Get a new dog

56.            Get a new bed

57.            Drink some more chocolate

58.            Do more soccer stuff

59.            Do more gymnastics stuff

60.            Learn to put on make-up

61.            Surf or learn to surf

62.            Walk a dog for your neighbor

63.            Walk with brother

64.            Go on a road on a trip

65.            Go to Las Vegas

66.            Go to Disneyland

67.            Go to Universal Studios

68.            Go to a concert

69.            Play Board games

70.            Go to Magic Mountain

71.            Run a bit more every day!

72.            Go work out

73.            Learn to do your laundry

74.            Work for money

75.            Watch T.V.

76.            Learn to wrestle

77.            Go downtown

78.            Play on the computer

79.            Ride a long board downtown

80.            Get a job in your neighborhood or with a family

81.            Build a computer

82.            Get community service hours by helping at a local non-profit

83.            Get abs by going to gym and losing body fat

84.            Read a book

85.            Stare into space

86.            Learn to draw by going to You Tube

87.            Go to youth group at your local place of worship

88.            Stay at home and reorganize your room

89.            Watch Clippers basketball games and learn the names of the players

90.            Watch Lakers basketball games and learn the names of the players

91.            Play basketball in the park

92.            Have friends over

93.            Have a Christmas party

94.            Wear foot P.J’s

95.            Buy a new I Pod touch

96.            Get craft supplies

97.            Do a puzzle

98.            Go to Rose Parade

99.            Go to Long Beach

100.       Go to the local art museum

101.       Go paint your house or room

102.       Bake a Ginger bread house

103.       Make jewelry

104.       Buy nail polish

105.       Give a random person $10

106.       Make new friends

107.       Build a fort from sheets

108.       Go sing Christmas carols in an old folks home

109.       Go mud sliding

110.       Put Christmas lights on the house

111.       Learn to make candy

112.       Get a pet or volunteer time at Woods Humane Society

113.       Go take a picture

114.       Pick out a Christmas tree

115.       Make hot chocolate

116.       Read magazines

117.       If all else fails, read a book!

118.       Watch the Top 100 best movies of all time on Net Flix

119.       Read the top 20 books of all time!

 

 

The following list was developed prior to the summer months. Students decided to keep this list accessible to maintain a spirit of adventure and personal growth year round. Here’s to great 2013-14 school year!

 

My Personal “To Do” List

Check out this list and see how many you can accomplish! Have fun! Stay healthy ! Be safe!

Learn to:

1.       Do laundry

2.       Travel in Hawaii  and start saving to go there

3.       Back flip

4.       Back tuck

5.       Bake desserts

6.       Belly dance

7.       Dance ballet

8.       Dive off a diving board

9.       Do a back flip off a dock

10.   Do a flip

11.   Do a round off, back hand spring

12.   Do pilates

13.   Double Dutch jump rope

14.   Draw

15.   Drum

16.   Fish tail braid

17.   Grow and eat  healthy food

18.   Use a Hula hoop

19.   Speak Italian

20.   Knee board

21.   Make a rainbow cake

22.   Make Chinese food

23.   Make chocolate

24.   Make cookies

25.   Make donuts

26.   Make rainbow cupcakes

27.   Ocean kayak

28.   Paint a picture

29.   Play bridge

30.   Play golf

31.   Play lacrosse

32.   Play poker

33.   Ride a bike

34.   Ride a unicycle

35.   Sew a hemline

36.   Sew a skirt

37.   Sew on a button

38.   Shoot hoops

39.   Speak Spanish

40.   Speak German

41.   Stand-up paddle board

42.   Surf

43.   Swim

44.   Tap dance

45.   Tie dye shorts or shirts

46.   Use hot rollers for hair

47.   Wake board

48.   Water ski

49.   Zip line

50.   Scuba dive

51.   Drive a car

52.   Make a pie and pie crust

53.   Fish on a boat

54.   Record and edit sound on a computer

55.    Body Surf

56.   Speak French

57.   Snow ski

58.   Play football

59.   Administer first-aid

60.   Perform CPR

61.   Watch a sunset with your family

62.   Watch a sunrise with your family

63.   Make a dinner for your family

64.   Set the table properly

65.   Balance a check book

66.   Wash a car

67.   Tell a clean joke

68.   Do yoga

69.   Participate in a triathalon

 

Random Acts of Kindness

If you have time, do community service or practice random acts

of kindness to put  a smile on your face!

1.      Plant a tree in your neighborhood.

2.      Laugh out loud often and share your smile generously.

3.      Visit a neighbor with a bouquet of flowers for no reason at all.

4.      Send a letter to a former teacher letting them know about the difference they made in your life

5.      Give another driver your parking space.

6.      If there is a garden you enjoy, let the gardener know how much pleasure it gives you.

7.      Put your shopping cart back in the appointed place in the parking lot.

8.      Write a note to the boss of someone who has helped you, thanking them for having such a good employee.

9.      Make a spontaneous visit to a senior citizen home and take flowers for everyone.

10.  When someone tries to merge into your lane in traffic, smile and wave while you let them in.

11.  Offer to help people who could use assistance to cross the street.

12.  Why not pick up trash you find on the sidewalk?

13.  Write a note thanking your waiter or waitress, and leave it with your tip.

14.  While driving your car, smile at the person next to you or wave to the person in the crosswalk.

15.  Let the person behind you in line at the grocery store go ahead of you.

16.  Buy a big box of donuts for the office next to yours.

17.  Make an anonymous donation to some local charity that is actively helping people.

18.  Slip a $1.00 bill into the pocket of a needy friend or stranger.

19.  Organize your friends and work mates to gather their clothes and give them to the homeless.

20.  Volunteer your time at a hospice or hospital.

21.  The next time you go over a toll bridge, pay the toll for the car behind you and don’t forget to smile at the toll taker.

22.  If someone in your neighborhood leaves on a trip and forgets to stop their newspaper delivery, pick them up and out them in a safe spot.

23.  Praise the work or attitude of a person you work with.

24.  Bring coffee and pastries for everyone in your work for no reason at all.

25.  Help an infirmed person with his or her grocery shopping.

26.  Bake a cherry pie and leave at a friend’s doorstep.

27.  Spend quality time with a senior citizen who would love the company.

28.  Put aside some toys for less fortunate children.

29.  Put flowers on the desk of a grumpy friend or co-worker.

30.  Thank the information operator for his or her help.

31.  Help a stray dog or cat find its owner-animals need kindness too.

32.  Put the item you accidentally took at the super market back in its correct place.

33.  Start a fund-raising drive at your school for a charitable organization.

34.  Open the door for another person.

35.  Drive safely and be courteous. When another driver makes a minor driving error instead of showing anger or aggression give them a smile or a wave gesture letting them know you understand.

36.  When visiting a hospital spend a few moments with someone who doesn’t have any visitors at that time.

37.  Make a new friend.

38.  Invite a couple of neighborhood kids over for a cooking class.

39.  Collect can goods for a food bank.

40.  Leave a note in your mailbox letting the mail delivery person know you appreciate them and all their hard work.

41.  Clean up litter on a street in your neighborhood.

42.  Put together a neighborhood "clean-up" day where everyone gathers to pick-up trash and to do minor clean-up or improvement tasks. At the end, have a friendly pot-luck dinner. Be sure to talk with neighbors and/or put out flyer's announcing the event.  

43.  Drop off a plant or some home-made baked goods to your local police or fire department.

44.  Say something nice to everyone you meet today.

45.  Provide a neighborhood child with homework help.

46.  Leave a kind note for a family member or friend.

47.  Tell your children/grandchildren/parents/grandparents why you love them.

48.  Clean graffiti off your neighborhood buildings or walls.

49.  Organize a sing-a-long at a local senior center or stop by to play the piano for the residents. Just holding someone’s hand and listening to what they want to talk about or praying with them can mean the world to them.

50.  Shovel snow for a neighbor.

51.  Cheer up a friend you know who needs it by surprising them with a quiet lunch out and listen to what they need to talk about. Think about what is bothering them and try to offer something to help them with their issue.

52.  Donate blood.

53.  Hug a family member.

54.  Smile and say "Hello" to people you don't know.

55.  Offer to babysit for free. Perhaps you know a couple or a single parent who could really use a short break.

56.  Offer someone behind you in the grocery check-out line to go in front of you.

57.  Pat someone on the back.

58.  Volunteer to read to students at a near-by school. Volunteer once a month to provide instruction and guidance in the arts department. Better yet if the school doesn't have an arts department.

59.  Open the car door for your passenger.

60.  Pull out someone’s chair for them at the dinner table.

61.  Wash a neighbor’s vehicle.

62.  Take a neighbors newspaper laying out on their driveway to them or leave it at their front door.

63.  Ask your child to mow a neighbor’s lawn or wash their car and then pay them when they finish.

64.  Let a neighbor know how much you value their friendship. When preparing dinner make extra and drop it off for them.

65.  Let a manager know you compliment a sales clerk for their pleasant service.

66.  Give your pocket change to someone who is in need.

67.  Pick up small florist vases at thrift stores or yard sales for about 10 cents and buy wrapped flowers for a few more dollars or pick some from your yard. Then arrange the flowers in the vases. Take them to a teacher, a police department, fire station or nurse’s station.

68.  Print up some inspiring signs and post them around town.

69.  Leave your change in the soda or snack vending machine for the next person. It's a nice surprise.

70.  Purchase a meal for a homeless person.

71.  If you're a boss of a company - allow your employees to leave a half hour early as a surprise.

72.  If you're a boss - send employees an e-card letting them know how much you appreciate them.

73.  If you see your neighbor hasn't set his or her trash can out for that morning’s pick-up, wheel it out to the curb yourself.

74.  Add some quarters to a parking meter you notice is getting low.

75.  Pay for the persons order behind you when in a drive-through at a fast food place.

76.  Leave a few cans of opened cat food for the stray cats that hang out in shopping parking lots.

77.  Leave change in a public pay phone.

78.  Run an errand for someone.

79.  Offer to pick up a friend or a neighbor’s children from school or daycare.

80.  Make an extra serving when preparing dinner and take to a homeless person in your area.

81.  Take a parent out to dinner to their favorite restaurant.

82.  Call a parent just to say you love them.

83.  Take blankets or warm clothing to a homeless person.

84.  Connect someone who is homebound to the Internet. Purchase them a laptop.

85.  Contact your community action program to find out of someone who is in need of some assistance and provide it for them.

86.  Help an elderly person care for their pet(s).

87.  Purchase a couple extra bags of dog or cat food and take to the animal shelter.

88.  Volunteer to help at an animal shelter.

89.  Watch someone’s children for a couple you feel needs some alone time.

90.  Take a meal to a family you know.

91.  Check in on someone you know is alone.

92.  Offer to pump someone’s gas at the station. If you can, pay for it.

93.  Get your youth group together to pump everyone’s gas for an hour or two at the nearest gas station.

94.  If you notice a neighbor’s lawn is becoming over-grown that otherwise has been nicely groomed in the past, go mow it without them being aware.

95.  Send a bouquet of flowers to a hospital and let the staff know it should go to someone who doesn’t receive any visitors and is alone.

96.  Stop into a nursing home just to spend a little time with the residents. Find out if you can bring a dog you own that would be great with elderly folks. The residents would love to interact with the dog. Petting a dog can bring a sense of peace and calmness to those who are agitated.

97.  Drop off books and magazines to hospitals, nursing homes and doctors’ offices.

98.  Sponsor an eye surgery for someone who is blind in an underdeveloped country.

99.  Volunteer at a homeless shelter.

100.                  Send flowers or a thank you note to someone who has dedicated their life to helping or educating children.

 

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For Health and Fitness…………………..

 

GET ACTIVE TIP OF THE WEEK

 

Encourage your child to get involved in a recreational sport, like soccer, swimming, or basketball. As the number of sports in the 2012 Summer Olympics show, there are so many different sports to try. Help your child find a sport they enjoy so they can be active while learning teamwork, making new friends, and having a blast.

 

Eat Healthy Tip of the Week

 

Butternut squash is now in season! That means it's tastier and more affordable now than at other times of the year. Try adding butternut squash to stews or soups or cube and roast it for a delicious side dish. Bonus: Butternut squash is an excellent source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C.

 

BLOG HIGHLIGHTS

 

Joshua's Heart

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Reed Alexander's Healthy Recipes

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Watch: Preschool Teacher Claudia Mendoza Teaches Kids Healthy Habits

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