Ninth Grade, Fifth Six Weeks
March 20 - May 2, 2000
English (World Lit.)          A
Geometry                      A
English and African History   A
Biology                       A
Spanish                       A
P.E.                          A
     Grammar:  Creating sentences fitting parameters for infinitives &/or gerunds; diagramming infinitive phrases, gerund phrases, participles, and participial phrases
     Spelling:  Matching and fill-in-the-blank vocabulary practice, spelling tests
     Writing:  Lazy-brown-fox handwriting practice, narrative poem
     World Literature:  Wulf_the_Saxon, by G.A. Henty, Sleep Thieves, by S. Coren, Rocketeer
Geometry - Congruent-triangles review and test, algebra review, proofs involving inequalities
English and African History – Nelson and Napoleon, Industrial Revolution, rise of international trade, triumph of capitalism, Victorian Age, and African colonization and independence
     Geography:  Draw British Isles from memory, draw Africa including Algeria, Mozambique, Senegal, Mauritania, Morocco, Western Sahara, South Africa, and Zimbabwe, encyclopedia research for workbook on African countries
Biology – Integumentary (skin), excretory, and endocrine systems review, disease and the body's immune system, cytology
     Lab:  Dissected a fetal-pig dissection in Jane Charnock's class, yard work
Spanish - Recognizing large numbers, courtesies, family members
P.E. - Tennis practice, catch

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