Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Monday, December 19, 2016

Monday, December 19

Science 8 (Hollister):  ** 1.  Insulated can project due tomorrow!!
                                    **  2.  Energy crossword puzzle due tomorrow

Friday, December 16, 2016

Friday, December 16

Science 8 (Hollister) - Insulated can project due Tuesday, November 20

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Thursday, December 15, 2016

ELA  study literary devices for quiz tomorrow at this site  ---     https://quizlet.com/_2x8xl7


Math 8 (SWAMP) - STAR Math Testing Today

Algebra 8 (SWAMP) - Lesson 10 Notes and HW   and TEST Tomorrow

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Math 8 (SWAMP)  Reflections WS due Thursday, Dec. 15

Algebra 8 (SWAMP)  Test Review Worksheet - Test Friday, December 16

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

SS- Buffalo worksheet is homework if you didn't finish it in class today. Current event due on Friday. 

ELA - Study literary elements for quiz on Friday. Read for 1/2 hour.

Math -  Study for the test tomorrow. Refer to your review notes from Monday.


Math 8 (SWAMP)  Review for Test TOMORROW - Reflections WS due Thursday, Dec. 15

Algebra 8 (SWAMP)  Lesson 9 Notes and HW      Test - Friday, Dec. 16
                  Quiz and HW Corrections due Friday

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Thursday, December 8, 2016

ELA - Study for quiz on literary elements. This link to Quizlet will help you study. https://quizlet.com/174203887/literary-elements-mr-ruddys-ela-grade-8-flash-cards/

SS - Study for vocab quiz tomorrow. (Also on Quizlet - go to search bar and type in: beckysmith
then look for the unit you are doing right now - Chapter 19, The West )
Algebra 8 (SWAMP)  - Lesson 7 Notes and HW

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Math 8 (SWAMP)  -  Transition Transformation WS

Algebra 8 (SWAMP)   -  Lesson 6 Notes and HW

Science 8 (Hollister) - Energy pictures worksheet

Living Environment - Digestive system concept map/ RAFT writing assignment

Wednesday, December 7

Science 8 (Hollister) - Energy pictures worksheet

Living Environment - Digestive system concept map/ RAFT writing assignment

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Math 8 (SWAMP) - Notes and HW is to complete back side of today's notes

Algebra 8 (SWAMP)  - Lesson 5 Notes and HW
     REMINDER   Friday, Dec. 2nd Packet is due TOMORROW

Science 8 (Hollister) - Brainstorm - List types of energy (5-10)

Monday, December 5, 2016

Monday, December 5, 2016

Math 8 (SWAMP) - Two Step EQ Review Puzzle

Algebra 8 (SWAMP)  Unit 4 Lesson 4 Notes and HW
           REMINDER .....Friday, Dec. 2 Packet is due WEDS. Dec 7

Friday, December 2, 2016

Friday, December 2, 2016

Freshmen Seminar - have up to chapter 5 on your "Ten Year  Plan" done by Wednesday, 12/7


Algebra Math - SWAMP  - Multiple Unit Rate Conversions Packet  - due Weds. 12/7


Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

ELA - Read for 30 minutes in your independent reading book.

SS - current event

Math - puzzle worksheet, 2 step equations


Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Math quiz has been postponed until Tuesday, November 29th.



Have a great Thanksgiving vacation!
 

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Monday, November 14, 2016

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

ELA - Read for 30 minutes in your independent reading book.

Math - 10 Pythagorean Theorem word problems

Science w/ Mrs. Hollister - Study the Periodic Table, electrons, etc.for test tomorrow.

Science w/ Ms. Brockway - 

Social Studies - VOKI presentation if you did not complete it

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Wednesday, November 2

Science 8 (Hollister) - Electrons worksheet (Periods 1,2,6)

Living Environment - Cell Project due next Thursday, November 10

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

ELA - Finish the 10 questions about "The Tell-Tale Heart", which are due Wednesday.

Math - Problem Set 10 and quiz corrections 

Science w/ Mrs. Hollister - 

Science w/ Ms. Brockway - 

Social Studies - Projects need to be finished and presented tomorrow.

Monday, October 31, 2016

Monday, October 31, 2016

ELA - Finish the text dependent questions for chapter 20 in The Omnivore's Dilemma.  DUE TUES.
           Finish the 10 questions about "The Tell-Tale Heart", which are due Wednesday.

Math - no homework

Science w/ Mrs. Hollister -

Science w/ Ms. Brockway -

Social Studies - Projects need to be finished and presented in class this week.

Have a safe Halloween!

Friday, October 28, 2016

Friday, October 28, 2016

ELA - Read chapter 20 in The Omnivore's Dilemma and answer the questions on the handout. (Due Tuesday)

SS - study Reconstruction vocab for quiz on Monday

Math - work on sci notation review sheet, due Monday for a Quiz grade

Monday's event for RED RIBBON WEEK - Wear a Halloween costume (NO MASKS) and say "BOO" to drugs!
Letter for parents sent home Friday about food allergies for anyone considering bringing treats into school.
All 8th grade students are receiving a letter to parents from Mrs. Oakes about the Boston trip and the new cost for the trip


Thursday, October 27, 2016

Math (SWAMP)    Math 8 - Scientific Notation Test Review WS - Test Wednesday, Nov. 2

    Algebra 8   - Lesson 10 Notes and HW

Science 8 (Hollister) - Atom worksheet #3 (Carbon, Phosphorus)

Living Environment - Finish enzyme/pH lab questions

ELA - Answer the chapter 16 questions for The Omnivore's Dilemma and read for 30 minutes in your independent reading book.You may stay after to retake your vocabulary quiz.

Friday - Be a hero and have the power to say no to drugs. Dress up as your favorite superhero. 

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Wednesday, October 26

Math (SWAMP)   Lesson 10 Notes  - No new HW assigned - Students should work on corrections

   Algebra 8 - Lesson 9 Notes and HW 

Science 8 (Hollister) - Atom worksheet #2 (Nitrogen, Silicon)

Living Environment - p. 53 #1a, 1b, 2a, 3a, 3b, 3c

ELA  Read chapter 16 in The Omnivore's Dilemma.

Social Studies - Study "Reconstruction" vocabulary for quiz on Friday. Study the words at this link on Quiz let : https://quizlet.com/162987180/reconstruction-2016-flash-cards/


Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

ELA - Read for 30 minutes in your independent reading book. 
            Make up any work, including retaking the vocabulary quiz, if you would like a better grade.

SOCIAL STUDIES - Your binder/notebook is due tomorrow. 
                                     Study for the vocab quiz on Friday.
                                      Group projects starting tomorrow

SCIENCE  w/ Ms. Hollister- Atom worksheet


SCIENCE  w/Ms. Brockway

WEAR YOUR FAVORITE JERSEY WEDNESDAY, FOR RED RIBBON WEEK!
Math (SWAMP)    Math 8  - Adding and Subtracting Scientific Notation Notes and HW

      Algebra 8 - Lesson 8 Notes and HW

Monday, October 24, 2016

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Wednesday, October 18

Math (SWAMP)    Math 8   - Study for Scientific Notation and Laws of Exponents QUIZ

     Algebra 8  - Lesson 6 Notes and HW

Science 8 (Hollister) - Re-do Test 2 by next Friday, October 29

Monday, October 17, 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016

ELA  - Read for at least 30 minutes in your independent reading book.
           Make up any missed work.

Math - worksheets 2 & 3

Science 8 - Ms. Hollister  and Ms. Brockway - study for test tomorrow and complete the worksheet

SS - complete segregation worksheet using Google search

Progress reports must be signed and returned to each classroom teacher. 
     

Monday, October 17, 2016

ELA  - Read for at least 30 minutes in your independent reading book.
           Make up any missed work.

Math - worksheets 2 & 3

Science 8 - Ms. Hollister  and Ms. Brockway - study for test tomorrow and complete the worksheet

SS - complete segregation worksheet using Google search

Your progress reports must be signed by parent/guardian and returned to your classroom teachers.


       

Math (SWAMP)    Math 8  Scientific Worksheets 2 and 3
                                     QUIZ on Thursday, October 20

              Algebra 8  Lesson 4 Notes and HW

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Monday, October 17

Science 8 (Hollister):  1.  Chemistry review sheet due tomorrow
                                    2.  Test 2 tomorrow (Introduction to chemistry)

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Thursday, October 13, 2016

ELA -1) Fill in the industrial food chain graphic organizer as it pertains to beef ( chapter 5).
          2) Read for 30 minutes in your independent reading book.

Math - See Mrs. Swamp's post.

Fall Fest on Friday, 12:00 - 12:30, with your 6th period teachers 


Reminder for parents, families, community: Digital Citizenship tonight, 6:00 pm, in the cafeteria
               

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Math (SWAMP) -   All students must turn in a Parent/Guardian "Signed" Progress Report by
                                          tomorrow for a QUIZ Grade of 100

                          Math 8    Lesson 9 Notes and HW

                        Algebra 8 Lesson 3 Notes and HW

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Get the "Open House" parent survey filled out and bring it back to turn in to your homeroom teacher. 

ELA - Read ch. 5 in The Omnivore's Dilemma, and answer the questions on the handout given to you.

Math - Do your test corrections.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

English 8 Homework: Tuesday, October 4

1) Complete the Text-Dependent Questions for pg. 22-25 of The Omnivore's Dilemma; be sure to use specific details from the text and cite the pages where you found your answers.

2) Be sure to bring your College Fair Scavenger Hunt to school tomorrow! This will count as a Project grade for Freshman Seminar and a Classwork grade for English.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

ELA - text dependent questions for pages 22 - 25 in The Omnivore's Dilemma

SS - Phase 2 worksheet ( salmon colored )

Math  see Mrs. Swamp's blog below
Math (SWAMP) - Math 8  Lesson 8 Notes and HW 
                              "Fractions with Exponents" WS CORRECTIONS due Friday, Oct. 7th

     Algebra 8    Unit 1 TEST  Thursday, October 6th

Monday, October 3, 2016

Monday, October 3, 2016

ELA - career/college fair questions if you didn't finish in class


Math (SWAMP)  Math 8  Lesson 7 Notes and HW

    Algebra 8   Unit 2 Lesson 1 Notes and HW due Wednesday, Oct. 4th
              UNIT 1 TEST - Thursday, October 6th

Friday, September 30, 2016

Math (SWAMP)    Math 8    Extra Credit - Mult/Div with Neg. Exponents WS
                                       Homework Corrections due TODAY

       Algebra 8 - Corrections for P.S # 4,5 & 6 due TODAY
                             Corrections P.S #8, 9 & 10 due Monday, October 3        
                                  Unit 1 TEST  Wednesday, October 5

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Thursday, September 30, 2016

ELA   -   read for 30 minutes in your independent reading book

Science - No homework

Social Studies - current event on a local event

Math -See (below) the post from Mrs. Swamp.
Math (SWAMP)    Math 8     TEST Today - Homework Corrections due TOMORROW
                                                                        (Green WS, Problem Sets 2 & 3)

             Algebra 8   Lesson 11 Notes and HW
                            Homework Corrections (Problem Sets 4, 5, and 6) due Friday, Sept. 30
                              Unit 1 TEST - Wednesday, October 5th

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Math (SWAMP)   Math 8    Review for TEST tomorrow
                                Homework Corrections due Friday, Sept. 30
                                       (Green Review WS, Problem Sets 2 & 3)
                             
            Algebra 8   Lesson 10 Notes and HW
                            Homework Corrections (Problem Sets 4, 5, and 6) due Friday, Sept. 30
                              Unit 1 TEST - Wednesday, October 5th

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

ELA - Read pps. 2-4 in The Omnivore's Dilemma using sticky notes to write the gist. Then read pps 9-25 and answer the following questions;
                               1. Which of Michael Pollan's food chains does the meal you chose on Friday                                         best match?
                               2. Why do you think that?

SS - current event due on Friday

Science - Mrs. Hollister's classes - make up the quiz by Thursday


A reminder to all parents that picture day is Wednesday, September 28th!! Order forms have been handed out to all students. You may also go online to order packages at this site:
                       mylifetouch.com     use this picture day ID:   VJ026030Q0
Math (SWAMP)   Math 8   Powers of Quotients WS 
                                         Quiz Corrections due TODAY
                                        TEST - Thursday, September 29th
                                        Homework Corrections (Green WS, Problem Sets 2 &3) due Fri. 9/30

       Algebra 8   Lesson 9 Notes and HW
                            Homework Corrections (Problem Sets 4, 5, and 6) due Friday, Sept. 30
                              Unit 1 TEST - Wednesday, October 5th

Monday, September 26, 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016

A reminder to all parents that picture day is Wednesday, September 28th!! Order forms have been handed out to all students. You may also go online to order packages at this site:
                       mylifetouch.com     use this picture day ID:   VJ026030Q0

ELA - read for at least 20 - 30 minutes in your independent reading book

Science - Ms. Hollister's class - You may retake the science quiz and you have until Thursday to do so.

Social Studies
Math (SWAMP)   Math 8    Fractions w/Positive Exponents WS  due tomorrow
                                        Quiz Corrections due tomorrow  
                                        TEST - Thursday, September 29th
                                        Homework Corrections (Green WS, Problem Sets 2 &3) due Fri. 9/30
 
      Algebra 8     Lesson 8 Notes and HW
                              Homework Corrections (Problem Sets 4, 5, and 6) due Friday, Sept. 30
                              Unit 1 TEST - Wednesday, October 5th