8th Grade Newsletters 6/2/2017

2 06 2017

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8A

June 2, 2017

Science: (Mrs. Gorham)-  Next week the students will continue their unit on Pressure. We will focus on fluid pressure. Quiz on pressure will be on Tuesday.

Social Studies: (Mr. Nelson)- This week in social studies, students began learning about the Protestant Reformation. We learned about Martin Luther and John Calvin and the first divisions of the Catholic church. Next week, we will continue on to section 4 and have a quiz on Friday.

Math: (Miss Mantia) – Students will learn FOIL, trinomial factoring, and reverse distributive property next week.  There will be a test on Friday.

ELA: (Mrs. Kotarakos) – Next Monday we will finish our debate unit.  On Tuesday, we will review gerunds, participles, and infinitives and wrap up the unit with a test on Wednesday.  Finally, all book report books should be read, movies should be viewed, and index cards should be finalized, so we can begin the oral book reports next week!  

Italian: (Mrs. Pescatore) – Students will be expressing past actions using the irregular past participles on page 242. Their quiz will be on Wednesday, June 7th.

Spanish: (Ms. Mirabella) – Next week, students will continue learning about and exploring various types of Latin Dances. After viewing the professionals via videos, students will test out the moves themselves!

Spanish: (Sra. Abrams) – Next week, Spanish students will be reviewing material for Chapter 9 testing, which will occur either at the end of the week or at the beginning of the following week.

Spanish: (Señora Barkley) – We will be reviewing for our Chapter 9 Oral and written Test- last test of the year!

Health : (Ms. Eovine) –  Students will finish the human sexuality unit.  They will be watching a video and finishing the project on designing the male and female reproductive systems using recycled materials.  

Health: (Mrs. Fay) –  Students will be learning about the male reproductive system followed by a quiz.

 

8B

June 2, 2017

ELA: (Mrs. Bergeron) –  We have just finished reading “Flowers for Algernon.” Students seemed to really enjoy learning about Charlie and his quest for knowledge.  We will have a test on the story next Tuesday. We will do a review on Monday. Students should study the story (pages 113-140), their notes, and their Seesaw posts and comments to help them prepare.

Social Studies: (Mrs. DiSipio) – We have begun our study on Martin Luther and the Reformation.  Students should expect a quiz next Thursday on Chapter 17, Section 3.  They should use their presentation and vocabulary notes to help them prepare.  We will play Quizlet and Kahoot in class to review.  

Math: (Mr. Peterson) –  This week, students worked on chapter 10 (factoring).  We will have a test on chapter 10 on Tuesday.  

Italian: (Mrs. Pescatore) – Students will be expressing past actions using the irregular past participles on page 242. Their quiz will be on Wednesday, June 7th.

Spanish: (Ms. Mirabella) – Next week, students will continue learning about and exploring various types of Latin Dances. After viewing the professionals via videos, students will test out the moves themselves!

Spanish: (Señora Barkley) – We will be reviewing for our Chapter 9 Oral and written Test- last test of the year!

French: (Mme Abrams) – In Lesson 23, French students will be learning how to use the verb “jouer” followed by the appropriate preposition (à or de) as determined by the noun that follows.

Latin: (Mr. Walsh) – Latin students are examining grammar and vocab surrounding the story Clemens Tabernarius. They should expect a quiz on Monday.

Health: (Ms. Eovine) –   Students will finish the human sexuality unit.  They will be watching a video and finishing the project on designing the male and female reproductive systems using recycled materials.

Health: (Mrs. Fay) –   Students will be learning about the male reproductive system followed by a quiz.

 

8C

June 2, 2017

Science: (Ms. Byrne) –  This week we began study of various gas pressure laws, including Boyle’s Law and Charles’ Law, Bernoulli’s Principle, and Pascal’s Principle.  We will continue experimenting with these laws next week.

ELA: (Mrs. Nelson-Boyd) – On Monday, students will begin drafting their book vs movie analysis.  They need to have finished reading the novel and watched the movie by Monday.  Students will have two days in class to write their essay, and it will be due on Wednesday.  Thursday students will take their last grammar test.  We have been reviewing, and students have received review exercises to help them prepare for the test.  

Social Studies:(Mrs. Volpe)-  Next week we will continue our studies on the  Catholic Church’s attempted to carry out reforms, Catholics and Protestants fought bloody religious wars across Europe.

Math: (Mrs. Wilkes) – Students will continue our study of radicals by simplifying radical expressions and performing operations with radical expressions.  

French: (Mme Pescatore) – In Lesson 23 students will be using the irregular verbs venir and revenir (page 212) as well as the contractions formed with de (from, of, about) plus the definite articles (page 213).

Spanish: (Sra. Abrams) – Next week, Spanish students will be reviewing material for Chapter 9 testing, which will occur either at the end of the week or at the beginning of the following week.

Spanish: (Ms. Mirabella) – Next week, students will continue learning about and exploring various types of Latin Dances. After viewing the professionals via videos, students will test out the moves themselves!

Latin: (Mr. Walsh) –  Latin students are examining grammar and vocab surrounding the story Clemens Tabernarius. They should expect a quiz on Monday.

Health: (Ms. Eovine) –   Students will finish the human sexuality unit.  They will be watching a video and finishing the project on designing the male and female reproductive systems using recycled materials.

Health: (Mrs. Fay) –  Students will be learning about the male reproductive system followed by a quiz.

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