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? March 19th
Thursday- March 22nd-- Grace, Jake, Jack
Dates to Remember
The students will continue working in Chapter 10 - Measurement, Area, and Volume. They will find the volume of cones, pyramids and spheres. We will review and take a quiz on Thursday, March 22.
Students will be learning all about Quadratic Functions in chapter 8. This is a pretty long chapter with lots of formulas dealing with quadratics and their characteristics.
Students switched over to a new book called "Theology of the Body". Father Danda will be coming in to help teach this book. Chapter 5 focuses on "Why God created different genders and living a chaste life gives us freedom."
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 discuss the preparation of and key points in the Declaration of Independence and Constitution in Chapter 7.
We are working to investigate the interaction of people and the environment in chapter 9. Students will perform labs to model population growth and identify how items can be reused.
The Science Fair will be Friday, April 27th. All eighth graders will participate.
Reading: We will be using all of our analysis knowlegdge from the last couple weeks and apply it to the poems "Silver", "Ring Out, Wild Bells", "Cat", and "Thumbprint".
There will be a READ THEORY assignment this week.
Students will have a Reading test Friday.
Grammar: Using this time to practice Station Re-enactment.
Spelling: Lesson 17
WORD LIST: accord, affirm, bequeath, citadel, confer, coup, dignitary, embroil, epoch, impeccable, institute, patriarch, rapport, renounce, rhetoric.
There will be a SPELLING TEST Friday!
ALL of the spelling exercises for this week will be due Friday morning before the spelling test.