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October 17 – X Day

Computer Science 8

  • Identify core programming constructs necessary to build different components of a game
  • Create and use multiframe animations in a program
  • Implement different features of a program by following a structured project guide

Business 8

  • Know what a paycheck it.
  • Understand how to read a paycheck
  • Be able to figure payroll deductions

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October 11 – X Day

Computer Science 8

  • Work through lessons 15 – 19 so they are ready to begin developing a game after break.

Business 8

  • Take a snapshot of their future and identify the transferable skills they will need to obtain a career that will provide their wants and needs.

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October 10 – Y Day

Computer Science 8

  • Create and use functions for blocks of code that perform a single high-level task within a program
  • Create and use functions to remove repeated blocks of code from their programs
  • Create and use functions to improve the readability of their programs
  • Explain how abstractions allow programmers to reason about a program at a higher level

Business 8

  • Analyze the reasons why a person would want to build a career
  • Explore the relationship between education level and income

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October 9 – X Day

CS Discoveries 8

You will:

  • Use the `displace`, `collide`, `bounce`, and `bounceOff` blocks to produce sprite interactions
  • Describe how abstractions can be built upon to develop even further abstractions

Business 8

You will:

  • Distinguish the difference between a job, occupation, andĀ career
  • Explain the factors involved in career building
  • Interpret the importance of investing in human capital
  • Analyze the reasons why a person would want to build a career
  • Explore the relationship between education level and income

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October 8 – Y Day

CS Discoveries 8

You will:

  • Use sprite velocity with the counter pattern to create different types of sprite movement
  • Explain how individual programming constructs can be combined to create more complex behavior

Business 8

You will:

  • Know what type of financial institutions.
  • Understand the various services a financial institution offers.
  • Be able to use the internet to locate banks in the community and compare their services.

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October 4 – Y Day

CS Discoveries 8

You will:

  • use your peer feedback to modify your interactive card.
  • finish up lessons 15 and 16

Business 8

You will:

  • Know what the Federal Reserve Bank is.
  • Understand how the Federal Reserve impacts the flow of money in the US Economy
  • Be able to identify the 12 federal reserve Banks.

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October 3 – X Day

CS Discoveries 8

You will:

  • provide peer feedback to your classmates’ Interactive Card.
  • evaluate you interactive card based on the feedback and rubric
  • identify work you need to do to complete your interactive card before turning it in on Friday.

Business 8

You will:

  • Know the term commodity money.
  • Understand how items were used as commodity money in the past.
  • Be able to identify what makes good money and determine if an item used as commodity money is good for reuse.

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October 2 – Y Day

CS Discoveries 8

You will:

  • Understand how to us isTouchingĀ block code to identify when two sprites are touching.
  • Be able to use the isTouching block to determine when two sprites are touching
  • Be able to describe how abstractions help to manage the complexity of code

Business 8

You will:

  • Know the term commodity money.
  • Understand how items were used as commodity money in the past.
  • Be able to identify what makes good money and determine if an item used as commodity money is good for reuse.

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September 28 – Y Day

CS Discoveries 8

You will:

  • Finish up lessons 9 – 13 in Unit 3
  • Be able to create an interactive card using sprites, variables, conditionals, and the counter pattern

Business 8

You will:

  • Review for Monday’s stock market test.
  • Double Check A to Z stock notes to make sure everything is up-to-date
  • Review using Kahoot

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September 26 – Y Day

CS Discoveries 8

You will:

  • Know and understand the expectations of Unit 3 – Chapter 1 summative assignment – Interactive Card
  • Be able to create an interactive card using sprites, variables, conditionals, and the counter pattern

Business 8

You will:

  • Be able to combine stock price and commission fee to find the total purchase or the sell price of a stock.
  • Understand the importance of “Safe Talk” when online

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