Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017

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Registration Cards for 8th Grade are due Wednesday to your 8th Period teacher.


Science:
  • None.
Social Studies:
  • Learning contract due 5/2. Catch up at home on assignments not finished in class. Bring materials to work on your "choice" tic-tac-toe assignments.
Language Arts:
  • No Red Ink Unit 7 Practice: Pronouns & Antecedents (due Friday by midnight)
  • Finish reading historical fiction book for April blog (book blog due April 27)
Math:


  • None.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017


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Registration Cards for 8th Grade are due Wednesday to your 8th Period teacher.


Science:
  • None.
Social Studies:
  • Learning contract due 5/2. Catch up at home on assignments not finished in class. Bring materials to work on your "choice" tic-tac-toe assignments.
Language Arts:
  • Finish propaganda handout (due Friday)
  • No Red Ink Unit 7 Practice: Pronouns & Antecedents (due Friday by midnight)
  • Finish reading historical fiction book for April blog (book blog due April 27)
Math:

  • Period 8- Slope and y- Intercept WKST
  • Period 4, 6- None
  • Period 7- Finish Linear WKST

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

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Science:
  • None.
Social Studies:
  • Learning contract due 5/2. Catch up at home on assignments not finished in class. Bring materials to work on your "choice" tic-tac-toe assignments.
Language Arts:
  1. L.A.
    P. 4, 6, 7
    • Animal Farm Chapter 2 Review Questions (due tomorrow)
    • No Red Ink Unit 7 Practice: Pronouns & Antecedents (due Friday)
    P. 8
    • Read Animal Farm Chapter 2
    • Animal Farm Chapter 2 Review Questions (due tomorrow)
    • "Create your own country" 7 Commandments activity (due Thursday)
    • No Red Ink Unit 7 Practice: Pronouns & Antecedents (due Friday)
Math:

  • Period 4, 6, 8- Slope and Y-Intercept WKST
  • Period 7- pg 15-16 #22-27

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Social Studies


Learning contract due 5/2. Catch up at home on assignments not finished in class. Bring materials to work on your "choice" tic-tac-toe assignments.


Language Arts


  • Writing Task: Read the speech by Vladimir Lenin [handout]. Look for similarities and differences to Old Major’s speech in Chapter 1 of Animal Farm. Write a short essay (only 200 words) to compare and contrast the two speeches. Use quotes from the speeches to back up your points. Due tomorrow.
  • No Red Ink Practice for Unit 7: Pronouns & Antecedents. Due Friday.
  • Continue reading your historical fiction book for April. Your book blog is due April 27.


Math

Period 4, 6, 8- pg 16-17 #3-5 all
Period 7- pg 14-15 #9-21 all

Monday, April 17, 2017

Monday, April 17, 2017



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Science:
  • Darwin contract due TOMORROW.
Social Studies:
  • None.
Language Arts:
  1. Complete the Pretest for No Red Ink Unit 7: Pronouns & Antecedents (due tonight by midnight)
  2. Finish the Questions on the Russian Revolution handout you got in class today.
  3. [optional] Read Chapter 1 of Animal Farm. We'll read/discuss the chapter in class, so you'll be at an advantage if you've already read it.
  4. Continue reading historical fiction book for April book blog (due April 27)
Math:

  • Period 4, 6, 8- Rate of Change and Slope 6-3 WKST
  • Period 7- pg. 13-14   #1-8

Friday, April 14, 2017

Friday, April 14, 2017

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Science:
  • Darwin contract due Tuesday, April 18th.
Social Studies:
  • None.
Language Arts:
  • No Red Ink Unit 6: Lists Practice for (due by Friday night)
  • Continue reading historical fiction book for April book blog (due April 27)
Math:
  • None.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

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Please remember that we will be PARCC testing this week. Remember to charge your chromebooks, eat breakfast, and get a good night's sleep!

Science:
  • Darwin contract due Tuesday, April 18th.
Social Studies:
  • None.
Language Arts:
  • No Red Ink Unit 6: Lists Practice for (due by Friday night)
  • Continue reading historical fiction book for April book blog (due April 27)
Math:
  • None.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

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Please remember that we will be PARCC testing this week. Remember to charge your chromebooks, eat breakfast, and get a good night's sleep!

Science:
  • Darwin contract due Tuesday, April 18th.
Social Studies:
  • None.
Language Arts:
  • No Red Ink Unit 6: Lists Practice for (due by Friday night)
  • Continue reading historical fiction book for April book blog (due April 27)
Math:
  • None.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

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Please remember that we will be PARCC testing this week. Remember to charge your chromebooks, eat breakfast, and get a good night's sleep!

Science:
  • Darwin contract due Tuesday, April 18th.
Social Studies:
  • None.
Language Arts:
  • No Red Ink Unit 6: Lists Practice for (due by Friday night)
  • Continue reading historical fiction book for April book blog (due April 27)
Math:
  • None.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

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Please remember that we will be PARCC testing this week. Remember to charge your chromebooks, eat breakfast, and get a good night's sleep!


Science:
  • Darwin contract due Tuesday, April 18th.
Social Studies:
  • Study your timeline for the World History Timeline quiz that will be Tuesday.
Language Arts:
  • No Red Ink Unit 6: Lists Practice for (due by Friday night)
  • Continue reading historical fiction book for April book blog (due April 27)

Math:

  • None.

Friday, April 7, 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017

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Please remember that next week we will be PARCC testing. Remember to charge your chromebooks, eat breakfast, and get a good night's sleep!

Science:
  • Darwin contract due Tuesday, April 18th.
Math:

  • None.

Social Studies:

  • Study your timeline for the World History Timeline quiz that will be Tuesday.

Language Arts:
  • Finish No Red Ink Unit 5 Practice by 10pm today.
  • Continue reading your historical fiction book for April.
  • Bring a fine-tip or medium-tip black marker to class on Monday.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

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Science:
  • Darwin Contract Due April 18th
Language Arts:
  • No Red Ink Unit 5: Embedding Quotations Practice (due Friday)
    *Note: If you passed the pretest with mastery, then you don't have to do the practice.
  • Start reading your April Book (Genre: Historical Fiction)
  • Period 8:  Find an example of a political cartoon and write an explanation of the satire--how and why it's being used by the artist. Due Friday.
Social Studies:
  • Study your timeline for the World History Timeline quiz that will be on Tuesday.
Math:
  • Period 4, 6, 8- None
  • Period 7- None

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

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Science:
  • Darwin Contract due April 18th.
Language Arts: 

  • No Red Ink Unit 5: Embedding Quotations Practice (due Friday)
    *Note: If you passed the pretest with mastery, then you don't have to do the practice.
  • Start reading your April Book (Genre: Historical Fiction)
  • Period 8:  Find an example of a political cartoon and write an explanation of the satire--how and why it's being used by the artist. Due Friday.
Social Studies:
  • Study your timeline for the World History Timeline quiz that will be on Tuesday.
Math:
  • Period 4, 6, 8- PARCC Scavenger Hunt WKST
  • Period 7- PARCC Scavenger Hunt WKST:

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

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Science:
  • Darwin Contract due April 18th
Math:
  • Period 4, 6, 8- Skills Practice 11-1 WKST
  • Period 7- none
Social Studies: 
  • Study World History Timeline--quiz Tuesday
LA:
  • Finish the Unpacking Fables worksheet you started in class today. Due tomorrow.
  • No Red Ink Unit 5: Embedding Quotations Practice (due Friday)
    *Note: If you passed the pretest with mastery, then you don't have to do the practice.
  • Start reading your April Book (Genre: Historical Fiction)

Monday, April 3, 2017

Monday, April 3, 2017

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LA:
  • No Red Ink Unit 5: Embedding Quotations Practice (due Friday)
    *Note: If you passed the pretest with mastery, then you don't have to do the practice.
  • Start reading your April Book (Genre: Historical Fiction)
Science:
  • Darwin Contract Due Friday, April 18th.
Social Studies:
  • Rehearse your myth
Math:
  • Period 4, 6, 8- Skills Practice 11-2 WKST
  • Period 7- None

Friday, March 24, 2017

Friday, March 24, 2017

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Science: NONE! Have a great and safe spring break!

Math:To Have a good Spring Break

LA:
  • No Red Ink Unit 4 Practice due tonight.

    • Start reading your April (historical fiction) book.

    Social Studies:
    • Practice your myth.

    Thursday, March 23, 2017

    Thursday, March 23, 2017

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    Science:
    • Finish The Day the Mesozoic Died CER
    Language Arts:

    • No Red Ink Unit 4 (Commas) Practice Due Friday
    • For everyone who missed class due to the LA audition: Comment on at least 2 book blogs from March and email Ms. Mendes the names of the people whose blogs you commented on.
    LA Period 8:
    • Study for WWW Unit 14 Quiz
    Math: None.

    Social Studies:
    • Study baseball game answers.

    Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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    Science:
    • Finish The Day the Mesozoic Died CER
    LA:

    • March Book Blog due TOMORROW
    • No Red Ink Unit 4 Practice due Friday
    • Period 8: Study for WWW Unit 14 Quiz (Friday)
    Math:
    • Period 4, 6, 8- pg 74-75 #15-18, 20-25
    • Period 7- None

    Social Studies:
    • Study baseball game knowledge and practice myth.

    Tuesday, March 21, 2017

    Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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    Science: 
    • Finish The Day the Mesozoic Died CER.
    Math:
    Period 4, 6, 8- None
    Period 7- MathXL- SIWS INvestigation 3 Review

    LA:

    (All Periods): 
    • March Book Blog due Thursday, March 23
    • No Red Ink Practice for Unit 4: Commas (dueFriday by 10:59pm)
      *Note: If you passed the pretest with mastery, then you don't have to do the practice.
    LA Period 8:
    • Study for Thursday's Quiz on WWW Unit 14

    Social Studies:
    See Teacher Web Page.


    Monday, March 20, 2017

    Monday, March 20, 2017

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    Science: 
    Finish The Day the Mesozoic Died CER.

    Math:
    period 4, 6, 8- pg 71-72 #1-11
    period 7- Math XL- SIWS- Investigation 3 Review

    Social Studies
    INDIVIDUAL PROJECTS DUE TOMORROW!!

    LA:
    (All Periods): 
    • March Book Blog due Thursday, March 23
    • No Red Ink Practice for Unit 4: Commas (dueFriday by 10:59pm)
      *Note: If you passed the pretest with mastery, then you don't have to do the practice.
    LA Period 8:
    • WWW Unit 14 pp. 122, 123, 127 due Tuesday, March 21

    Friday, March 17, 2017

    Friday, March 17, 2017

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    Science:
    • Finish Benchmark CER--The Day The Mesozoic Died.
    Math: None!

    LA:

    (All Periods): 
    • No Red Ink Practice for Unit 3: Compound and Complex Sentences Part 3 (due today by 10:59pm)
      *Note: If you passed the pretest with mastery, then you don't have to do the practice.
    • March Book Blog: Continue reading your choice book for March. The blog topic is conflict. (due Thursday, March 23)

    Social Studies:
    Finish individual projects!!

    Thursday, March 16, 2017

    Thursday, March 16, 2017

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    Science:
    • Finish Foram Lab Parts 1 and 2.
    Math:
    Period 4, 6, 8- None

    Period 7- Mult- Poly WKST

    LA:
    (All Periods): 
    • Study for Friday's poetry quiz. Pay close attention to similes, metaphors, and other types of figurative language.
    • No Red Ink Practice for Unit 3: Compound and Complex Sentences Part 3 (due Friday, March 17 by 10:59pm)
      *Note: If you passed the pretest with mastery, then you don't have to do the practice.
    • March Book Blog: Continue reading your choice book for March. The blog topic is conflict. (due Thursday, March 23)

    Social Studies: See Teacher Web Page.

    Wednesday, March 15, 2017

    Wednesday, March 15, 2017

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    Science:
    None!

    Social Studies:
    1. Individual Projects due Tuesday, March 21st! (see GC for the directions pages)

    2.Baseball Game #5 Homework due do questions 1-23.

    Math:
    Period 4, 6, 8- None
    Period 7- Multiplying Poly's WKST

    LA:
    (All Periods): 

    • Finish Narrative & Lyric Poetry assignment in Google Classroom. (due Thursday, March 16)
    • Study for Friday's poetry quiz. Pay close attention to similes, metaphors, and other types of figurative language.
    • No Red Ink Practice for Unit 3: Compound and Complex Sentences Part 3 (due Friday, March 17 by 10:59pm)
      *Note: If you passed the pretest with mastery, then you don't have to do the practice.
    • March Book Blog: Continue reading your choice book for March. The blog topic is conflict. (due Thursday, March 23)

    Tuesday, March 14, 2017

    Tuesday, March 14, 2017

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    Science: Finish Body System CER

    Math:
    Period 4, 6, 8- MathXL C&S Investigation #2 Review
    Period 7- +/- Poly's WKST

    Social Studies: See Teacher Web Page.

    LA:
    (All Periods): 
    • Study for Friday's poetry quiz. Pay close attention to similes, metaphors, and other types of figurative language.
    • No Red Ink Practice for Unit 3: Compound and Complex Sentences Part 3 (due Friday, March 17 by 10:59pm)
      *Note: If you passed the pretest with mastery, then you don't have to do the practice.
    • March Book Blog: Continue reading your choice book for March. The blog topic is conflict. (due Thursday, March 23)