Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Year 8, Term 3 Exam: Homeschool Exams and Test for Eigth Grade

Year 8, Term 3 Exam

Literature, poetry, and additional reading: View point with creative expression
(handicraft, recycled material project, diorama, cooking, land art, or art media: collage, paint, mold, chalk, pencil)

Detail an event from The Betrothed using a creative expression idea. Try to capture how the characters are feeling as well as the event.

SS: Government, citizenship, history, geography: Background with oral expression
(presentation: Defend, Persuade, judge, compare/contrast, inform, narration)

Compose an informative speech on any of these things: a day at sea on the Kon Tiki, Easter Island, a Polynesian Island, plague, or the Great Fire of 1666. Be sure to describe what it meant to live then or there, how people dressed, what a day in their lives look like, the homes or shelter people had, and the relationships people there or in that time had to their surroundings and one another.

SS: government, citizenship, history, geography; Science: experiments, nature study; Art: artist, technique: Characterization with written expression
(narration, proposal, biography, persuade, problem/solution, instructions, list, poetry, composition)

Choose from this list of people and give some account of them as a person and their lives: Leeuwenhook, Whistler, William III Prince of Orange, the "Lord Protector,” George Herbert, or John Milton. Consider answering these questions: What did he act? How did he react or act in certain situations or with other people? How did he influence the people around him? What of his character? What were his relationship with others like? How did his choices impact the people around him?

Science: experiments, nature study: Action (Drama, Movement, Change) with visual expression
(diagrams, blow-outs, maps, graphic organizers, chart, poster, pamphlet)

Create a detailed diagram or blow-out of how plants form fruit, the life cycle of a frog, freons, or the 2,6,10 rule. In your visual be sure to show the physical changes that take place naturally.

Bible & Service: readings, hymn: The Greater Meaning with movement
(play, puppet show, music, dance, video (still, animated, silent, movie)

Choose from one of these topics and create some form of movement expression: 1) Explain what pursuing pleasure means opposed to doing things for the glory of God. 2) Give an account of the greatest commandment and provide examples of the impact it should have on our lives. 3) Tell about the sheep and the goats and what conclusions you can draw from the story. 4) Describe the visit of the Queen of Sheba and the magnificence of Solomon. What can you draw from the relationship?

Music: composer, folk song, hymn, instrument; SS: government, citizenship, history, geography; Literature, poetry, and additional reading: Mood with analytical expression
(game, puzzle, crossword, word search, code)

Find a way to summarize, discuss, or explain any of the following topics and include the feeling that goes along with them: 1) one of Milton's poems, 2) "Moreover he (Martius) said 'they nourished against themselves the naughty seed and cockle of insolency and sedition." Give some account of this rebellion of the people. How did Martius behave? 3) the obligation of showing loyalty, or 4) a piece by Carl Ditters Von Dittersdorf.

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