Welcome to Eighth Grade!
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What's going on this week? Dec 11th
Thursday- Dec. 14th-- Klayton, Alex, Brittany
Dates to Remember
We will continue working in Chapter 5 - Rational Numbers and Equations. The students will solve equations with rational numbers. We will review Chapter 5 and take a test on Friday, December 15.
Students will be learning about systems of linear functions in chapter 5. Students will learn how to solve systems by graphing, substitution, and elimination. We will also learn how to solve linear inequalities.
Once we get done with this chapter we will review for a mid-year exam. Hopefully this will be taken before Christmas Break!! More details to come.
Students will begin discovering how the practice of the virtues helps us grow in living the Great Commandment in chapter 5.
Students MUST have rosaries at school every Wednesday. They will receive participation points and I will be checking that they have one each time we go to church for rosary in the morning.
Students will begin reviewing chapter 4 this week. It focusses on the economic and cultural aspects of colonial life and explains the causes of the French and Indian War. I have a test scheduled for next Tuesday, 12-19.
We continue working in chapter 3 which focuses on the organization of the periodic table. Students will finish constructing their own periodic table of alien insects.
There will be a test over chapter 3 on Wednesday, December 20th.
Reading: Students will be reading an excerpt of the story "Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad". This story focuses on main idea.
There will be a READ THEORY assignment this week.
Students will have a Reading test Friday.
Grammar: We will begin discussing pronouns in chapter 3. Students will learn how to use pronouns correctly. Imagine a conversation without words like you, me, I and we. These words take the place of nouns and other pronouns.
Writing: We will be working on some creative writing this week.
Spelling: Students will be working on lesson 10 this week.
WORD LIST: abject, advocate, atrocity, commemorate, dialect, dire, elite, enhance, flagrant, languish, mute, raze, reprisal, turmoil, wreak.
There will be a SPELLING TEST Friday!
ALL of the spelling exercises for this week will be due Friday morning before the spelling test.