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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? August 14th
Lunch Helpers!

Thursday- August 17th--Katherine, Emma, and Lilly

Friday- August 18th--Jenna, Chloe, and Adam

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
  • WELCOME back to school!! We will begin a very normal routine this week...Hopefully!
  • August 17th--Open House is this Thursday.  I will be discussing all the fun things going on this year...Oh yeah, along with some academics.  Please mark your calendars and join us!
  • Monday, Sept 4th--Labor Day!! NO SCHOOL
  • September 8th--Progress reports will be ready for viewing.  Remember that you can go on anytime to view grades via Jupiter. 
  • Fall Fest--September 9th and 10th.  Hope to see you all there!
  • Our 8th Grade basket will be a "Money Tree" this year. Please send in a monitary donation in the form of a check(made out to Victoria Hoff) or cash and I will take care of the rest.  This should be a big hit.....who doesn't like to win money?? 
  • September 22nd-- FCHS Homecoming
Pre-Algebra

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.

Algebra I

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.

Religion

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.

Social Studies

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.

Science

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

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.

******Students were given their Book Adventure 1st quarter assignment.  They have until Oct. 4th to accumulate their points to achieve the grade that they choose.

English
Grammar:
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

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!


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765-647-4961


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Contact Me!
Mrs. Hoff
203
765-647-4961


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