Welcome to Eighth Grade!
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What's going on this week? August 14th
Thursday- August 17th--Katherine, Emma, and Lilly
Friday- August 18th--Jenna, Chloe, and Adam
Dates to Remember
We will begin working in Chapter 1 - Variables, Expressions and Integers. The students will evaluate/write variable expressions, use exponents and use order of operations to evaluate expressions.
Students will begin chapter 1 this week. It focusses on Variables and Equations. We will be learning about translating and writing expressions with variables along solving equations by adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing.
We will begin chapter 1 this week. The focus of this chapter is to discover the meaning of true happiness as the pursuit for holiness.
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 chapter 1 this week. It explains how people arrived in the Americas, and describes the cultural contributions of the Native Americans. They will be working on creating a Museum Exhibit over this material.
Welcome Back! We are working in chapter 1 to study the process of scientific inquiry. Students will perform a virtual lab to implement the steps in scientific inquiry and design a pollution solution.
Reading: Students will be reading a short story called "An Hour with Abuelo". We will practice doing a close read with this particular story and othr stories throughout the year. Close reads help the students break down the story for comprehension and much more. We will also practice constucting an evidence-based response for short answer or essay questions.
There will be a READ THEORY assignment this week. This assignment MUST be done at school and will be due Friday.
Students will NOT have a Reading test Friday.
We will be studying all about "The Sentence and It's Parts" in chapter 1.
Writing: Students will be learning how to use text symbols for annotating text. This will be in conjunction with our reading story.
Spelling: Students will work on Lesson 1 this week. ALL of the spelling exercises for this week will be due Friday morning before the spelling test.
WORD LIST: avid, brusque, concise, demean, despicable, emulate, evoke, excruciating, inaugurate, pervade, proprietor, pseudonym, rebuff, resilient, turbulent.
There will be a SPELLING TEST Friday!