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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? Dec 11th
Lunch Helpers!

Thursday- Dec. 14th-- Klayton, Alex, Brittany

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
  • Dec 14th--Christmas program and play.
  • December 15th--Kindergarten buddies activity--we will be make gingerbread houses.  All supplies need to be here by Dec. 13th.
  • December 22nd--End of 2nd quarter
  • Dec. 25-Jan. 5th--Christmas Break
  • Jan. 12th--2nd Quarter Report Cards will come home.
  • Jan. 15th--Snow make-up day
  • Feb. 19th--Snow make-up day
Pre-Algebra

We will continue working in Chapter 5 - Rational Numbers and Equations. The students will solve equations with rational numbers. We will review Chapter 5 and take a test on Friday, December 15.

 

Algebra I

Students will be learning about systems of linear functions in chapter 5.  Students will learn how to solve systems by graphing, substitution, and elimination.  We will also learn how to solve linear inequalities.

Once we get done with this chapter we will review for a mid-year exam.  Hopefully this will be taken before Christmas Break!! More details to come.

Religion

Students will begin discovering how the practice of the virtues helps us grow in living the Great Commandment in chapter 5.

 

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 reviewing chapter 4 this week.  It focusses on the economic and cultural aspects of colonial life and explains the causes of the French and Indian War. I have a test scheduled for next Tuesday, 12-19.

Science

We continue working in chapter 3 which focuses on the organization of the periodic table.  Students will finish constructing their own periodic table of alien insects. 

There will be a test over chapter 3 on Wednesday, December 20th.

Reading

Reading: Students will be reading an excerpt of the story "Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad".  This story focuses on main idea.

 

There will be a  READ THEORY assignment this week. 

 

Students will have a Reading test Friday.

******Students were given their Book Adventure 2nd quarter assignment.  They have until December 20th to accumulate their points to achieve the grade that they choose.

English
Grammar: We will begin discussing pronouns in chapter 3.  Students will learn how to use pronouns correctly.  Imagine a conversation without words like you, me, I and we.  These words take the place of nouns and other pronouns.
 
Writing: We will be working on some creative writing this week.
 
Spelling

Spelling: Students will be working on lesson 10 this week.

WORD LIST:  abject, advocate, atrocity, commemorate, dialect, dire, elite, enhance, flagrant, languish, mute, raze, reprisal, turmoil, wreak.

There will be a SPELLING TEST Friday!

ALL of the spelling exercises for this week will be due Friday morning before the spelling test.


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Mrs. Hoff
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765-647-4961


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


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