About New World Prepatory

New World Prepatory

New World Preparatory (NWP) opened its doors in September 2010.  At full capacity, the school will house 375 sixth through eighth grade students.  NWP’s student body will reflect the community’s rich cultural diversity, one that includes a high recent immigrant population.

Located on Staten Island’s north shore, NWP is a charter middle school that celebrates diversity and is committed to teaching tolerance.  The school’s key design elements include: academic rigor and relevance; personalization; strong professional development; and engaging families and the larger school community as critical partners.

NWP will provide students with a curriculum weighted in English Language Arts and reinforced language arts skills in all of the traditional core subjects – social studies, English Language Arts, math, and science.  The school will have a directed focus on Civic Leadership and Social Justice, emphasizing the importance of improving community life, seeking justice for all peoples and caring for one another.  The school’s academic program will also include Spanish, health, physical education, consumer sciences, career development and occupational sciences and the arts.  NWP will provide structured time to support the social and emotional needs of each student.  Students in all grades will participate in an advisory program that will further develop adult-student relationships to support learning and emotional development.  Each student will be assigned a single teacher to serve as their advisor, with each teacher responsible for a core group of students.

8th Grade Math Homework 10/30 (801&803)

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8th Grade ELA 10/28

1. Read chapter 2.

 

2. Why does Scout stand up for Walter? Explain what this reveals about her character and cite the strongest evidence.

8th Grade ELA 10/29

Read chapter 3 of To Kill a Mockingbird. What compromise does Atticus and Scout decide on? Cite evidence to support your answer.

7th Grade ELA HW 10-28

7th Grade ELA Homework:

DUE Wednesday October 29, 2014

 

  1. Read Chapter two
  2. Name two characteristics of Lyddie____________________       __________________________

– Pay close attention to her character traits

– Take note of character traits that she exhibits.

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  1. What happens to Lyddie in Chapter 2? How do you think this makes her feel? Cite evidence from the text ….

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  1. What is the setting? Cite Evidence from the text.

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  1. Summarize chapter 2 in 3 – 5 sentence.

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Extension :

6.) Make a connection to Lyddie in chapter 2 – Is there something that stands out to you in this chapter that you can relate to Lyddie. If so state what happens or an action and make the connection to your life and explain with details….

 

 

7th Grade ELA HW Monday 10-27

October 27, 2014

Name: ________________________________________________________________

 

7th Grade ELA Homework:

DUE Tuesday October 28, 2014

 

  1. Read Chapter one
  2. Who is Lyddie?

– Pay close attention to her actions in chapter one.

– Take note of character traits that she exhibits.

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  1. How old is Lyddie? Cite Evidence from the text.

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  1. What is the setting? Cite Evidence from the text.

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  1. Summarize chapter 1 in 3 – 5 sentence.

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ELA homework packet 10/27/14-10/31/14

All Homework is due Friday 10/31/14

Monday

Reading: Read chapter 18 of The Lightning Thief  and complete  Key element of Greek mythology worksheet.

Writing: Chapter 18 quick outline

Tuesday

Reading: Read chapter 19 of The Lightning Thief  and complete the character analysis worksheet.

Writing: Draft paragraph from Monday night’s homework.

Wednesday

Reading: Read chapter 20 and complete the text-dependent questions.

Writing: Annabeth or Grover’s Diary entry.

Thursday 

Reading: Make a prediction about chapter 21 and Read chapter 21 of The Lightning Thief 

Writing: Convert the given quick outline into an elaborated paragraph.

8th Grade ELA 10/27

1. Finish reading chapter 1 of To Kill a Mockingbird.

2. Choose another character different than the character you analyzed today in class and complete an analysis(1st impression, character traits, evidence to support).

3. Complete the adverb worksheet.

7th Grade Math Week of October 27

Monday : Workbook page 11

Tuesday: Workbook page 13 #’s 5, 6, 7 ; pg. 15 #’s 6,7 ; pg. 17 #’s 11, 12

Wednesday: Workbook page

Thursday: Workbook page 19

Friday: Worksheet

10/27 – 10/31 6th grade Social Studies

MONDAY – TUESDAY

  • Study all notes about the Middle East (Quiz on Wednesday)
  • Study all notes about the world religions (Judaism & Christianity)

 

WEDNESDAY – THURSDAY

  • Study all notes about the 3 world religions (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam)
  • Quiz on Friday

FRIDAY

  • Create 3 levee 3/4 questions about the world religions

8th Grade Math Homework 10/27 (801&803)

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