Welcome to Eighth Grade!
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What's going on this week? Oct. 16th
Thursday- Oct 9th--Justice, Will, Eli
Dates to Remember
We will begin working in Chapter 4 - Factors, Fractions, and Exponents. The students will write the prime factorization of a number, find the GCF of two or more whole numbers and find the LCM of two numbers.
Students will continue learning all about Functions in chapter 3. We will graph, write, and find the domain and ranges of functions.
We will be learning about the marks of the Church and our responsibilities as Catholics.
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 3 this week. We will discuss and describe the founding of the European colonies in America.
We will continue work in chapter 1. Students will perform labs to investigate physical and chemical properties of matter and whether or not weight can change. They will also balance chemical equations this week.
Reading: Students will be reading two short stories called "The Finish of Patsy Barnes" and "The Drummer Boy of Shiloh". These stories focuses on inferencing and theme. We will also compare characters from different eras.
There will be a READ THEORY assignment this week.
Students will have a Reading test Friday.
Grammar: We will continue discussing nouns in chapter 2. Students will learn about all the different types of nouns that make their writing more meaningful.
Writing: We will be working on some creative writing this week.
Spelling: Students will work on lesson 8 this week.
WORD LIST: adept, audible, azure, banter, capacious, copious, crucial, decelerate, deploy, facilitate, fastidious, fitful, grapple, pang, precede.
There will be a SPELLING TEST Friday!
ALL of the spelling exercises for this week will be due Friday morning before the spelling test.