April 21, 2014

8th Grade Finals Dates

Monday, June 2 — NYS Science Written Exam

Tueday, June 3 — Social Studies

Wednesday, June 4 — Math (honors & regular)

Thursday, June 5 — ELA (honors & regular)*

Friday, June 6 — Religion*

*Since confession and mass will be before exams begin, time schedule will be adjusted so students will have sufficient time for their final exams.

SPANISH PROJECT

Wednesday, 2/12/14:

Ms. Gil, Spanish teacher, assigned a Spanish Project due May 7th to the 8th grade class.  She broke them up into groups.  Each group was assigned a topic: Food, Trip, Sport.  The groups are to produce a project using a full oaktag poster.  They are to bring in at least three(3) pictures/illustrations with Spanish captions, and have the English translation to be put on the back of the poster.  They will work in their group on April 16th during recess.  If everyone has their materials, the recess time should be enough to finish.  If not, the Wednesday after Easter the groups will finalize their Spanish Project at recess.

HOMEWORK

Wednesday, 4/16:

Fun Fusion Deposit – envelope with student’s name and amount & Fun Fusion deposit is due 4/29.

Rel: Canonization of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II will be 4/27.  Extra credit essay – watch the coverage of the ceremonies in Rome and write an essay comparing and contrasting the two popes as presented.

Rel: TEST on Confirmation and Lent/HolyWeek/Easter will be Tuesday, 4/29

NYS GRADE 8 MATH TEST WILL BE WED-THURS-FRI (4/30-5/1-5/2) – THE WEEK WE RETURN FROM EASTER RECESS

Math: Gr  8:NYS Test Prep Packet – all multiple choice questions – is due Monday, 4/28.  Write answers only on loose leaf – show work in notebook; 7R: on loose leaf show all work for the five questions on today’s assessment – attach your loose leaf to the front of the assessment – due Monday, 4/28; 7H: Pythagorean proofs packet – finish – due Monday, 4/28

SS: Ch 9 Sec 5 – make sure you have all the answers in your notebook as discussed in class today

 

Math Club – Mathmagicians

 

 MATHMAGICIANS

MATH CLUB

MEETS FRIDAYS AFTER SCHOOL FROM 3 TO 4 PM

(MEETINGS ARE CANCELLED SHOULD THERE BE AN EVENING ACTIVITY)

ROBOTICS – WE WILL BE  BUILDING FIRST LEGO LEAGUE ROBOTS!

ALL 7TH AND 8TH GRADE HONORS STUDENTS ARE INVITED TO JOIN!

COME AND HAVE FUN WHILE LEARNING !!!!

Web Resources – Math

www.khanacademy.com – on line lessons some with practice offered

www.thefutureschannel.com – short movies on science & math/careers related

www.math-aids.com – free worksheets you create with answer key

www.math-play.com

www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com

www.coolmath.com

www.learnzillion.com - lessons you can view over & over – search topic

www.mathplayground.com

www.mathtv.com

www.classzone.com

www.kidsknowit.com

www.ixl.com