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Welcome to Eighth Grade!
 
Welcome to the eighth grade web page! I hope you find all the answers to your questions.  If you still have more questions even after you have looked through this website, please email me and I will do my best to help you out.
 
What's going on this week? February 18th
Lunch Helpers!

Thursday--February 21st--Zach, Josh, Sam

Thursday--February 28th--Josef, Christian, George

Thursday--March 7th--Clare, Erin, Kayla

Thursday-- March 14th--Spencer, Ellee, Macy

Important Notes

      

  • Don't forget to get those Conduct Reports signed on the weekends.  They MUST be signed and return every Monday.
  • Check out the important website links to the right for information on your child's progress in each class and extra skills practice in math and reading.
Dates to Remember
  • Jan. 22nd-Feb. 26th--Safe Passage here on Tuesdays to present their Students4Respect program.
  • Feb 19th and 21st--NO MASS
  • February 27th--Lucky Lenten Loot tickets due.  
  • March 6th--Ash Wednesday--Mass @ 8:45.
  • March 14th--Confessions after Mass with 5th grade
  • March 14th--Spring pictures
  • March 15th--Reality Check program @ SDMS--more details to come.
  • April 19th--Good Friday services with the parish @ 1:30.
Pre-Algebra

We will continue working in Chapter 8 - Linear Functions. The students will interpret scatter plots, use function notation and graph/solve systems of linear equations.

Algebra I

Students will be learning all about polynomials in the second half of chapter 6.  We will discuss different types of polynomials, how to add, subtract and multiply polynomials, and then how to factor polynomials.

Religion

Students will be switching over to a different book.  We will be using "Theology of the Body for Teens" for the next two-three months.  It focuses on answering the questions, "Who Am I?" and "How Should I Live?"

 

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 the rosary in the morning.

 

Social Studies

Students will describe the outbreak of hostilities between Patriot and British forces during the American Revolution in chapter 6.

Reading

Reading: Students will be reading a short story called "Tears of Autumn".  We will discuss Cultural Context.

 

There will be a  READ THEORY assignment this week. 
It will be due on Friday and is expected to ALL be done at school.


******Students were given their ReadnQuiz 3rd quarter assignment.  They have until March 1st to accumulate their points to achieve the grade that they choose.

English
Grammar:  Students will be learning about Verbal and Verbal Phrases in chapter 7.  A verbal is a verb form that acts as another part of speech.  Verbals can add interest and excitement to anything you write.
 
Writing:  Students will begin to analyze and write a persuasive essay.
Spelling

Spelling:  Students will be doing Lesson 14 this week.  All spelling activities are due Friday morning before the test.

WORD LIST:  congenial, decipher, dissect, enigma, ineffectual, infallible, irrepressible, luminous, millenium, mire, pestilence, stagnate, sublime, vie, voluminious.

There will be a SPELLING TEST on Friday morning!


Contact Me!
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765-647-4961


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765-647-4961


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