8th Grade Happenings

February 4th, 2019

Big picture

DC Fundraisers

Greeting Cards:

Greeting Cards will be in within the next couple of weeks.

Important Dates

Sweetheart Ball Feb 7th 6:30-8:30

Anthony Grupido February 7th @ 9am

Report Cards go home Friday, February 8th

8th Grade parent meeting about High School- Wednesday, February 13th

Bunco Celebration on Thursday, February 14th

No School February 15th-18th

School Spelling Bee- Wednesday, February 20th

Science Expo- Thursday, February 28th

Zemmer Presentation- March 5th

Academically Speaking

Academically Speaking

The last of the Midterms were taken today.


Language Arts


Reading- Students should be reading an independent novel both at school and at home.


Skill: Goal setting for reading independently


Grammar-

PSAT Practice


Writing-

Research Papers

We will begin writing the outlines this week. Please check the 8th grade class page for frequent updates regarding due dates for the research paper. Every check point is graded, please encourage your students to meed the due dates on time.


Reading-

Our next novel is To Kill a Mockingbird. We will not begin reading it until we are closer to the end of our research paper.

Science

This week in Science we will continue working on Science fair (expo). Students are working with a partner from class to come up with an experiment that relates to one of the five different types of reactions learned in class.

Social Studies

This week we will be watching the State of the Union address and discussing the New Nation.