Thursday, January 29, 2015

Thursday, January 29th homework

End of the marking period is tomorrow Friday, January 30th
Spanish - Start thinking about your verb project ideas...you'll need 4
Science 8 - Newton's 3rd law worksheet
Math 8 - Lesson 9 #3-9 odd on a separate sheet of paper

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Wednesday, January 28th homework

End of the marking period is Friday, January 30th
Science 8 - Finish guided reading sheets if not done in class (Newton's Third Law of Motion)
ELA 8- Finish reading chapter 2 in To Kill A Mockingbird. Finish structured notes/vocab sheet
Math 8 - Exit tickets Lesson 7&8

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Tuesday, January 27th homework

ELA 8 - some classes have structured notes to finish from class (blue sheet)
Math 8 - Lesson 8 Problem set #2-10 even( separate sheet of paper)
Social 8 - Last day to turn in your project is tomorrow. If not completed a phone call home will be                       made.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Monday, January 26th homework

ELA 8 - last two context clues on blue sheet. Make sure chapter 1 reading is done
Math 8 - Lesson 7 problem set, on separate sheet of paper
Social 8 - Wednesday is the last day to turn in your project. Remember your losing points for each day it's not turned in.  If not turned in you will receive a 0. End of the marking period is Friday 1/30

Friday, January 23, 2015

Friday, January 23rd homework

ELA 8 - Finish reading Chapter 1 in "To Kill a Mockingbird" and answer first two questions on blue sheet
Math 8 - Lesson 6 #1-7 odd on a separate sheet of paper
Social 8 -  Project : The West. Last day to turn in project is Wednesday 1/28. Don't forget summary!!                                  Remember you lose points for each day it's late.

8th Grade Boston Trip info

Boston Trip Balances are due March 1st...NO EXCEPTIONS!!!
Celebrating Home Candle fundraiser are due February 9th: This will be the last fundraiser before Boston balances are due. So sell, sell, sell
Any questions, please contact Lori Green @ 358-6650

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Thursday, January 22nd

Math 8 - Lesson 6 Exit Ticket
Social 8 - Movie Review if not done in class
                -DBQ Essay (due Monday at the end of class)
               - Project : The West. Last day to turn in project is Wednesday 1/28. Don't forget summary!!                                  Remember you lose points for each day it's late.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Wednesday, January 21st

Science 8 - calculating force worksheet
Math 8- Lesson 5 Problem Set #1-3 on separate sheet of paper
Social 8 - Projects were due today!! Will accept late ( up to 5 days)  for less credit.

Friday, January 16, 2015

Friday, January 16th

Math 8 - 4 Exit tickets
Social 8 - Project...due Wednesday January 21st. Details were posted separately.
ELA 8 - Read for book goal

Grade 8---Chapter 19 project: The West

Chapter 19 Project: THE WEST    Due Wednesday 1/21
Complete a project on one of the topics we have been studying in social studies. I will give you the guidelines for the type of project once you choose it.

Project ideas include:
                scrapbook                           diorama                               newspaper                         collage
                *powerpoint                     movie                                   time capsule                      skit
                children’s book                 diary entry                          advertising poster           pamphlet
                *research report              comic                                    claymation                                     song                     
                                                                                            
    *DOES NOT NEED A WRITTEN 1 PAGE SUMMARY/DESCRIPTION*

Topics can be a PERSON, GROUP, EVENT, PLACE, ETC. that you would like to learn more about. It can be very general (Sodbusters) or very specific (Jesse James). You must first decide on the topic, then tell me WHAT you are going to produce as the project.

Topic ideas include:
        Mining (boom town/ghost town, mining process, significant lodes, role of women)
        Transcontinental Railroad (construction of, impact, general railroad growth)
        Ranching (life of a cowhand: dress, cattle drive, cow towns; outlaws)
        Farming (sodbusters/sod homes, difficulties, technology, land rushes, role of women)
        Conflict: Indian Wars (Sand Creek Massacre, Battle of Little Big Horn, Crazy Horse, Sitting               Bull, Chief Joseph, Geronimo, Wounded Knee, Dawes Act, assimilation/boarding schools,
  the buffalo, Ghost Dance)

*****IF you would like to complete a project on ANY related person, group, event, or idea. . .let me know. You might come across something different as you begin your research -      YOU MUST GET PERMISSION FROM ME TO CHANGE YOUR TOPIC. There are many things to learn about during this era ~ find something that interests you!!! Have FUN!
Keep track of resources and website used ON THE BACK OF THIS PAPER. . .and most importantly, monitor your  TIME! Do NOT wait until the last minute to finish! There MUST be evidence of research ~ information beyond our classroom notes/discussion.


ALSO, do not PLAGIARIZE in ANY way. . .you will get zero credit for the assignment. 

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Wednesday, January 14th

Math 8 - finish worksheet 2-8.5 (solve and check on separate sheet of paper)
Social 8 - make sure you have a topic for your project picked out for Friday 1/16..Mrs. Smith will be checking.
ELA 8 - Read for book goal.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Tuesday, January 13th

Attention: Physical Education classes with Mr. LePage will be skating starting today - 1/23
Math 8 - Lesson 4 Problem Set #1-4
Social 8 - Chapter 19 Project : The West 
        topic - due 1/13-1/15
        Project- due Wednesday 1/21

Monday, January 12, 2015

Monday, January 12th

Attention: Physical Education classes with Mr. LePage will be skating starting 1/13- 1/23
Science 8 - Finish STEM survey
Math 8 - Lesson 3 problem set (on separate sheet of paper)
Social 8 - Chapter 19 vocab quiz tomorrow/ Start thinking about your idea for project 

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Thursday, January 8th

Attention: Physical Education classes with Mr. LePage will be skating starting 1/13- 1/23
Spanish - verb quiz tomorrow (1-60)
Math 8 - Module 4 Lesson 1 #1-7 all
Social 8 - Reading Essentials worksheet due Friday/ Vocab quiz on Monday
ELA 8 - Read for book goal...end of the 20 week marking period is January 30th

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Wednesday, January 7th

Attention: Physical Education classes with Mr. LePage will be skating starting 1/13- 1/23
Spanish - very quiz on Friday (1-60)
ELA 8 - make sure reading packet ( Equal Rights for Women) in completed.
Math 8 - Finish worksheet (if not done in class)
Social 8- Reading Essentials packet due Friday

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Tuesday, January 6th

Attention: Physical Education classes with Mr. LePage will be skating starting 1/13- 1/23
Spanish - Verb quiz (1-60)
Math 8 - "Books Never Written" worksheet if not done in class

Monday, January 5, 2015

Monday, January 5th

Don't forget to hand in any signed progress reports from before vacation
Spanish - verb quiz (1-60) on Friday
Science 8 - take care of any quizzes, test, and owed work you have
Math  8- Complete "what did people say sheet" worksheet if not done in class
Social 8 - Chapter 19 section 1&2 quiz tomorrow / postcard due tomorrow