Welcome to eighth grade!!! I have so been looking forward to the beginning of the year. I expect that we will have a very rewarding year. I have so many exciting places to take you and so many interesting topics to explore.
Homework
Thursday, March 21, 2019
8th grade
7th grade
Math workbook page 444
2. Placemat is du
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
8th grade
Math worksheet page 35- questions 1 and 2
7th grade
Math worksheet (front page only) due tomorrow
Fix swimming pool exit ticket and submit it tomorrow.
Equation worksheet due Friday
Friday, March 15, 2019
8th grade
***I need the paperwork for any student who would like their invention considered for submission to the Meucci Museum on Monday.
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7th grade
Math worksheet on circumference questions 1-4
Thursday, March 14, 2019
8th grade
****Invention projects will be displayed in the auditorium tomorrow afternoon. Be prepared to explain your project to the 5th and 6th grade in the afternoon.
SS- Talking Points for pages 674-675
Topics: End of the War, Fourteen Points, and League of Nations
***Be sure you have looked up Wilson's Fourteen points and be prepared to discuss them.
Math- Scientific Notation worksheet due Monday
Math worksheet due tomorrow on solving with variables on both sides
SS- *****Due to the amount of projects we are currently working with, the flag project is not due tomorrow. We will start to work on it in class tomorrow. I will give a more realistic due date on Monday.
2. Close reading of the national anthem will be due Monday.
3. Your ethnic national anthem will also be moved to Monday.
7th grade
Math- angle worksheet is due Monday
2. Workbook page 445 questions 7-10 due tomorrow (book 2)
Science questions page 252 due tomorrow on IPad.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
8th grade
Math quiz tomorrow on angles including remote angles and Angle congruence
2. math worksheet due Friday
3. Research information for tomorrow about pi. Bullet all information on your IPad in preparation to start song.
7th grade
Math quiz tomorrow angles- Know definitions for complementary, supplementary, vertical, and right angles. Be able to solve for x.
2. Research pi. Bullet your information in preparation for starting song tomorrow.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
8th grade
Math- finish angle word problems
Quiz Thursday angles, angle congruence, and angle word problems
Science orals tomorrow on conservation
7th grade
Math- finish angle measurement worksheet
Equation and expression worksheet due Thursday
Test corrections due tomorrow
Science quiz tomorrow on wind as discussed in class today
Page 252 questions 13-23 due Friday on IPad
Page 249 questions 1 and 2 on looseleaf will be collected tomorrow after quiz
Monday, March 11, 2019
****Get test folders signed
8th grade
Bring in $1.00 for pi day
Math worksheet due tomorrow
quiz on Thursday on angles
SS- Talking Points due tomorrow
2. For Friday- close reading of first stanza of Star Spangled Banner
3. Oral Presentation of your ethnic national anthem
4. Newpaper will be worked on in class this week. Start bringing
in research and pictures.
5. Flag project due this week
Science - conservation project orals on Wednesday
7th grade
Math workbook page 439
2. In class project for Thursday- draw the town using the different angles Bring in large posterboard
3. Make book in class on angles Wednesday
4. Quiz on angles Thursday
Thursday, March 7, 2019
8th grade
Math workbook page 385
SS- Make the coded letter by Monday
2. Answer the question about the two WWI songs on looseleaf
Tomorrow you will finish the conservation slide show and the trench project in school. Be ready to present your conservation slideshow on Monday.
7th grade
Math workbook page 183
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
8th grade
******11:00 am dismissal Friday
Math- Mid Module Assessment worksheet due Friday. Will be graded as a test.
SS- We will begin trench project on Monday. Bring in supplies
7th grade
Math- Finish your transaction sheet for the college investment activity.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
8th grade
Math worksheet due tomorrow
7th grade
Math - Complete exercises from blackboard in notebook
workbook page 198 due Thursday.
Science- We will start again tomorrow our glacier presentations. Need more information than what was presented today. Also, be sure to tell us and show us where your glacier is located.
Thursday, February 21, 2019
8th grade
Math worksheet
SS test Chapter 22
2. Look up the words "the language of american soldiers" and put answers on your Ipad
Oral presentations tomorrow for court cases. Be prepared. You may
refer to your index cards but not read from them.
7th grade
Science quiz tomorrow
Math worksheet questions 1-8 Set up proportion and solve.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
8th grade
Math worksheet due tomorrow
SS- Be prepared to start the invention project. If you need a tri fold board, bring it in. ***If you want to compete in the Meucci Young Inventor's competition, you will need a tri fold board. We don't want you to do double work.
7th grade
Science quiz Friday- textbook page 239-241 How do glaciers shape the land? Also you will be given a matching column of the terms on top of pages 240-241.
Math- do the exercises I placed on the board and complete another example of the square fountain using something other than a 1ft x 1ft square. ***Hint-hint how about a 2ftx 2ft square. Remember the side is 4 feet.
Thursday, February 14, 2019
8th grade
***Dress down tomorrow for Religion bee winners
Math workbook page 351
Science- Start researching one type of fuel as discussed in class. Also, explore the type of energy used in your home. Follow the outline for what is expected. We will begin this project tomorrow.
SS- Graphic organizer for the three diplomacies due Wednesday, February 20
Political cartoon for "Big Stick" due next Wednesday as well
Chapter assessment due next Thursday in preparation for the chapter test next Friday.
Supreme Court Case oral presentations for Black History Month will be next Friday.
***A reminder- We will begin the invention project next week. Think over the break about an invention you would like to create.
7th grade
Science- Research your glacier project or Ice age project and be prepared to work on it in class tomorrow.
Math worksheet due tomorrow .
Wednesday, February 13, 20198
7th grade
Math- finish worksheet on perimeter
Monday, February 11, 2019
8th grade
Math worksheet (Pythagorean Theorem) due Wednesday
2. Transformation worksheet due tomorrow
3. Short math quiz tomorrow on angles. Know the different congruent angles. and know the angle sum theorem.
SS- Speech will begin tomorrow morning. Come to school dressed. We can carry your gym clothes and change. You will be graded 50% memorization, 25% costume, 25% how you present.
2. SS worksheet due Wednesday
7th grade
Math worksheet -Percent due Wednesday
2. Math quiz Wednesday on combining like terms
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Confirmation Retreat Saturday at 9:30 All paperwork must be handed in by Saturday
8th grade
Math- Transformation worksheet due tomorrow. You do not graph the transformations. Also, the dilation problem from the blackboard is due tomorrow.
Science- orals tomorrow, no excuses!!!!
SS-
Remember your speech oral is due Monday.
7th grade
Math- Combining Like Term worksheet is due tomorrow.
Scenario 1-7 due Friday.
Science- Dam/Tsunami/Flood slideshow is to be started in class on Friday when I am not here.
2. Your flood plain project will be presented on Monday. I will give you time in class on Thursday and Friday to write your script.
3. Sugar cube essay due Monday
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
8th grade
Math- For Friday, prove the spiral from 1-17
Quiz tomorrow on the Pythagorean Theorem
Monday, February 4, 2019
8th grade
Math- Pythagorean theorem word problem due tomorrow
worksheet on scientific notation 1-5
7th grade
Math workbook page 62
Friday, February 1, 2019
8th grade
Science- Graphic organizer of the advantages and disadvantages of the fossil fuels due next Friday.
2. Bar graph of the percent of each fuel over time due next Friday
Math- The Pythagorean tree or spiral due next Friday
2. Pythagorean poster due Tuesday
3. Math workbook page 391
SS- Famous speeches in time will be presented Monday, February 11, 2019 Start thinking about your costumes
2. Print out a copy of your script for "The Sinking of the Maine"
7th grade
Science- Bring in the box of the small sugar cubes. (Remember how we said 2 students can share a box)
Math workbook page 68
Thursday, January 31, 2019
8th grade
***Tomorrow is the Dance-a-thon. You can wear your dance a thon shirt with your gym pants
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
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Please bring in canned goods for the "Feeding Our Neighbor Food Drive"
8th grade
Tomorrow is "Color Wars". Please dress appropriately.
Our color is red. No ripped jeans please or inappropriate tee shirts. Bring in as many red accessories as possible.
7th grade
Math workbook page 67
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
*******Baked goods are due tomorrow for Career Day.
8th grade
SS- Each group needs to print me out a copy of your script for the "Sinking of the Maine" presentation. Due Friday
2. Start researching for your conservation project.
Friday, January 25, 2019
****Monday we begin Catholic School Week. Here are some specifics to help you.
Monday morning- Religion bee- Study church history. Winner gets a dress down day
Tuesday- Parents are invited to come see the performance of the "Sinking of the Maine" We will begin promptly at 9. Students are to wear their costumes to school. However it is a gym day. I told the class that they may carry their gym suits and sneakers and change to go to gym.
Wednesday- Career Day We have a wide plethora of people coming to talk to our children. They will be learning about different careers they can pursue.
We are asking students to bring in refreshments for the guests. If you could make a batch of cookies, cupcakes, or brownies, we would be very appreciative. (Small batches- one per family) It will begin at 12:30pm but we are flexible in where you can be placed in the program.
Thursday- Color Wars. I hope that students have been collecting everything red that they could wear for color wars. I am.
Friday- Dance-a-thon The dance a thon will be Friday afternoon from 12:30-2pm Parents are invited to join us. Bring your fancy dance steps with you that day. LOL. I've been studying the dance moves to "Thriller" We will be handing out tee shirts on Monday. You can wear your tee shirt plus gym pants that day. Also, please donate to the Cystic Fibrosis foundation.
Friday, January 18, 2019
8th grade
****National Junior Honor Society members should be memorizing their speeches for induction ceremony.
SS- I am very pleased with your poems for Booker T. Washington and WEB DuBois. You did a fantastic job of rhyming to very difficult information. I apologize for throwing you off by asking you to put it to music. That was my bad. Keep up the good work.
2. Can each group print me a copy of the poem. I want to display it for Catholic school week.
3. Guided reading will be due on Wednesday. You can continue to complete it after map testing on Tuesday.
4. Japanese trade orals due Tuesday. It should be fully memorized.
5.
You should be thinking about your costume for Catholic school week presentation of "The Sinking of the Maine".
6.. Famous speeches in time- this will be done after the close of Catholic school week.
Math- complete rest of Pythagorean theorem worksheet.
Science- We should complete our Newton project on Tuesday. If you read the outline in the chapter, it says "Don't get stuck on one idea". If that idea is not working, reevaluate your choice.
7th grade
Math- workbook page is to be completed
3. At this point in time your positive and negative integer word page for the integer book should be completed. You should be working on the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division story pages.
Science- you need to bring in a tin pan (Large) for the dam project on Wednesday.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
8th grade
*****M
ap testing tomorrow- Reading. Please have a fully charged IPad.
7th grade
Math workbook page 56
Science- Think about the dam project and who you want to work with. We will begin the project next Wednesday
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
****Start thinking about color wars and what you have at home that is red.
8th grade
Math workbook page 343 Also finish mapping we did in school and complete the question on the black board about similarity.
SS- we will redo poem recitation tomorrow. Relax and enjoy the experience.
Science- Be prepared to start Newton's Third Law project in class tomorrow.
7th grade
Math workbook page 55
2. Be prepared to start integer reference book tomorrow. Bring in newspapers and magazines to cut out examples of positive and negative numbers. You can cut some out at home so you can jump right in tomorrow.
Monday, January 14, 2019
8th grade
Science- project will begin in class on Wednesday. Have supplies in class on Wednesday. Each group will be responsible for presenting a poster board that explains how their vehicle relates to Newton's Third Law of Motion
Math workbook page 307 book 2
SS- orals tomorrow
7th grade
Math workbook page 43
Multiplication stories will be finished in class tomorrow
Science- nutrition fact project will be finished in class tomorrow
Thursday, January 10, 2019
****Did you hand in your money for your tee shirt for the dance a thon?
8th grade
****Study your outline for Social Studies midterm tomorrow
SS- Ism graphic organizer due Monday
2. Opening Japanese trade orals will be on Wednesday
3. Literary Character Day during Catholic School Week- you should be going over your speech. Think about what you will be wearing as well.
4. Poem due Tuesday We will be recitation of poems on Tuesday
*****Remember to hand in graphic organizer tomorrow for Booker T vs WEB DuBois
Science- Chapter Assessment page 454 11-14, 17-21 and 23 It should be done in class after tests are completed. We will be going over this on Tuesday.
Math - worksheet due Tuesday
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
7th and 8th grade
Tomorrow is your math midterm. Remember to have graph paper with you and
sharpened pencils. Eighth grade, make sure you have your scientific calculator with you.
You cannot use the graphing calculator for the test. Seventh grade should have your calculator also. Remember, it is your responsibility to remember to have your calculator. I do not have extra calculators.
Monday, January 7, 2019
***NJHS meeting tomorrow after school. Please bring in a note saying how you will get home.
***slideshow for science midterm due tomorrow. Share with me on google docs
****Study for Science midterm
***I looked at the outline and forces are on the midterm. Refer to the pages I stated.
***
Please note that for the third quarter, which will be starting at the end of January, I will no longer accept late assignments, only if you are sick. This is due to the amount of late assignments I am receiving. When you hand in a late assignment in the future, I will not return these assignments, however, I will record a grade of 70.
Friday, January 4, 2019
*****Be prepared for ELA midterm
Thursday, January 3, 2018
8th grade
Math worksheet due tomorrow
SS- Essay due Monday- Boss Tweed
7th grade
Math- complete multiplication chart
2. constant of proportionality worksheet due tomorrow as discussed in class
Science- Bring in a healthy and an unhealthy nutrient fact sheet.
December 20, 2018
****Thank you parents for your extreme generosity at this time of the year. Your greatest gift to me is entrusting me with your precious child. I thank you for that. Enjoy the holiday.
***However, to my students, don't call me or text me during the break.... Lol
STUDY!!!!
December 19, 2018
8th grade
*****Tonight is our Christmas concert. You are expected to attend. You should report to school at 6:30pm and go directly to the balcony where I will be waiting for you. You are to dress in red or green with black pants. Girls, of course, can wear Christmas dresses. No leggings or jeans. No tee shirts or sweaters with writing on them.
Bring in breakfast tomorrow morning and desserts.
SS- Booker T. Washington vs WEB DuBois essay due when you return from Christmas break.
2. We will begin our poem on the above mentioned tomorrow. Be prepared to pair up with a partner to do your rap poem.
Science worksheet due tomorrow.
7th grade
Math worksheet due on your return from Christmas break.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
8th grade
Math volume 2 page 301due tomorrow
Science packet due Thursday
7th grade
Math worksheet due tomorrow
2. Get math quiz signed
Science systems poster due tomorrow
Monday, December 17, 2018
****Please purchase your Christmas concert tickets prior to Wednesday night. This will result in the concert starting on time.
******Thursday- Bring in breakfast. We will also be having a dessert table in the afternoon. Bring in the dessert of your choice. However, if you decide upon say a pudding, you need to bring in spoons and a way to scoop out the pudding. The teachers will be setting up a hot chocolate bar for the students.
****Bring in your cards and your secret Santa gift on Thursday or before.
8th grade
Math worksheet due tomorrow questions 1-6
Science quiz tomorrow on friction and balanced and unbalanced forces
Also, chapter review science page 454 questions 11-14 due tomorrow
SS- Critical Thinking due tomorrow
2. Continue your investigation into your topic for preservation and conservation.
3 Finish conservation project tomorrow (national parks) Ready to do orals on Wednesday
4. What is an ism?
7th grade
Science- System project due Wednesday
Math- finish worksheet
Thursday, December 13, 2018
8th grade
****SS midterm outline was told to the students- Chapter 18-21 will be tested. I will create two essays per chapter of which you will choose one from each chapter. I am taking the questions from old tests. No surprises. You will have a political cartoon from a topic we discussed in class. Be sure to study the elements of a political cartoon.
***
Class trip tomorrow. You must bring in lunch. Refer to the letter for dress codes.
Math quiz tomorrow on transformations. Be sure you can translate, reflect, rotate with tracing paper or with the use of the formulas, and dilation.
SS- Choose a national park in the United States and create a slideshow that tells about this park. Be sure to include how many acres of land were put aside, where it is located, and what are its best highlights (waterfalls, trees, mountains, plateaus, etc. 2-3 slides We will work on it in class tomorrow.
2. Reviewing key facts due Monday.
7th grade
Science- Bring in a food label that contains nutrition facts for Monday.
We will be investigating good that may appear healthy but we find that they are not.
Math quiz tomorrow- integers
Science outline for midterm:
Textbook
Chapter 1- Know the scientific method and how to apply it when I give you a hypothesis. You will create the experiment. pages 8-12
Section 3- Technology 20-22
Skeletal System- pages 674-681 Joints and how skeleton is like the frame of the building.
Workbook
Page 8 Matching Column of system and its function
Skeletal system pages 16-17
Homeostasis 18-21
Stress 22-23
*****Students were given the specifics of each of these topics.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
******Midterm schedule was distributed to the children. Please review it with your child. ******Dine out at Applebees Thursday evening- 20% of your bill will be given to Sacred Heart School. Please make every effort to attend this fundraiser
***Science outlines for final handed out.
8th grade
Science- Quiz on Tuesday- pages 420-428 Forces and friction
Outline for Science midterm-
Textbook-
Chapter 1- pages 8-9 Observation/Inference
Quantatative vs Qualitative Data
Parts of the Cell pages 35-40 There will be a matching column of terms and definitions
Chapter 4- Genetics
What is heredity? traits, genetics
Know dominant/recessive alleles
Know how to make a punnett square of traits
Know heterozygous/homozygous
Know phenotype/genotype I will be supplying a picture with traits and you decide if it is pheno or geno
SS- Women's data based questions due Friday
Math- Quiz Friday on transformations
7th grade
Science test Monday- Joints
Math- finish map drawing
2. worksheet due tomorrow- only the front
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
****Dine out Thursday night at Applebees- This is a fundraiser for Sacred Heart School. Try to attend.
8th grade
Math- finish worksheet on rational and irrational numbers
2. Finish and hand in tomorrow your dilation
3. Math quiz on transformation Friday afternoon. * Be sure you can graph one of each especially a reflection over a line of reflection. Ex. y=2
SS- Women's data based questions due Friday.
Science- We will be starting our Newton's Laws of Motion project tomorrow. Be sure to bring in all the necessary items we discussed in class in order to successfully complete the project. Each child was given one or two items to bring in.
2. Talking Points page 428- Types of Friction
****A paper was sent home yesterday about a project that is worth 50% of their science midterm. It will be due on the day of the science midterm in January. Please review it with your child and sign the tear off and return to me.
7th grade
Math- Stock Market project- Brochure will be started in class on Friday. Start researching following my outline. You should have all the pictures you will need for Friday.
*****Remember to check your stock everyday and record it on the sheet we made today.
Monday, December 10, 2018
****Get test papers signed
Trip Friday to Moore Catholic play. I need permission slips and $5 from the following students: Ahern, Basile, Bozzo, Canepa
8th grade
SS- Write up your analysis of the Declaration of Sentiments/ Declaration of Independence or Abagail Adams
2. Booker T. Washington vs WEB DeBois graphic organizer due Thursday
Math worksheet due Thursday . 1-6 due tomorrow
Science supplies for project due Wednesday.. Be sure to have checkers and car and sand paper.
7th grade
Math- Write your 8 instructions on looseleaf for your fellow students to graph.
2. If you didn't finish your integer pyramid, finish it for homework
Friday, December 7, 2018
8th grade
SS- Talking points page 625-626 Topics- Ideologies of Booker T. Washington vs WEB DeBois Also, research both and add other facts to a graphic organizer.
2. Compare two political cartoons of the time- One that supports women's suffrage and one that does not. Remember to use the elements of a political cartoon and a small analysis of the cartoon.
Thursday, December 6, 2018
11:00am dismissal tomorrow
8th grade
Math worksheet due Monday.
7th grade
Science- Be ready to present tomorrow. Your part should be memorized.
Math- Create number line diagrams and equations for the word problems on the blackboard.
2. Percent of error worksheet due Monday. Please show all work on looseleaf.
3. Quiz on integers Monday
4. Answer questions 1-10 in your notebook (Stock market project)- Due Monday
Wednesday December 5, 2018
8th grade
Math- quiz tomorrow on scientific notation
7th grade
Math- finish up word problem for integers
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
***Robotics competition tomorrrow at St. Joseph by the Sea. The competition starts at 5PM. However, the students should be there to set up at 4:15PM. All students must attend. Carpool if necessary. Of course parents are invited to cheer on their child. Students can bring money to purchase food in the cafeteria throughout the competition.
8th grade
***Those who didn't bring in their stocking, please do.
*****Money for robotics tee-shirts
*****Students need tracing paper for Monday.
SS- Yellow journalism article is due tomorrow
Math packet due Friday
7th grade
*****
To be successful in Math, students must have rulers and sharpened pencils in class everyday.
Math workbook page 11
Monday, November 26, 2018
You may wear your gym uniform Friday for the Holiday Fair.
8th grade
Math packet due Monday
7th grade
Math- Finish integer stories for Wednesday. Refer to the outline when completing. It should include a 2 to 3 sentence story, an illustration, a number line and an equation.
Science- Finish vitamin project by Wednesday
Be ready to start research for Vitamin D project
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
***Hope you all have a safe and healthy Thanksgiving!!!
Monday, November 19, 2018
****Feast tomorrow - Do not bring in lunch. You can bring in a dring or buy one.
*****Public school applications due Wednesday.
8th grade
Math worksheet due tomorrow
SS- We will continue with primary source questions tomorrow. Be prepared to present. The rest of the students should have read the primary sources by now.
2. By tomorrow I should have a draft of your yellow journalism article
7th grade
Science- For Monday after Thanksgiving, write down and bring in pictures for everything you ate in one day.
2. Vitamin project for tomorrow- Be sure to be able to answer the questions I had on the blackboard. We will be doing the project tomorrow.
Math workbook page 171
Friday, November 16, 2018
8th grade
*****Thanksgiving mass is next Tuesday evening
*****Dress down Monday for students who attended the Family Fun Day. Cards were handed out to the students who can dress down.
***** Miller, Basile, Dowd, Canepa- Money due on Monday for Thanksgiving Feast
****Public School applications are due before we leave for Thanksgiving break.
****Robotics t-shirt money due
SS-. 1. If you would like me to review your "yellow journalism piece" I will do that on Monday
2. Yellow journalism assignment due when we return from Thanksgiving break.
3. Key facts due Monday
Science- Bring in your bar code for our DNA investigation project
Math quiz Monday on radicals and cubic root
7th grade
Math worksheet due Monday
Thursday, November 15, 2018
8th grade
SS- Chapter Assessment due when when we come back from Thanksgiving break.
Math quiz Monday on radicals
Bring in the newspaper article for yellow journalism tomorrow
7th grade
Math workbook page 161
Science- Be ready to present tomorrow. I will give you 10 minutes to practice when you come in.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Bring in $10.00 for feast if you have not done so.
$10.00 for tee shirt for robotics. Competition is on Wednesday, November 28
***Half day Friday and Monday
8th grade
SS- do talking points tonight
7th grade
Math worksheet as directed.
Science- we will start orals on Friday.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
****Bring in your $10.00 for the feast
Math worksheet
SS- Horatio Alger essay due the day we return from the Thanksgiving break. At least 6 pages
2. Melting Pot vs Patchwork Quilt Essay due Monday
3. Talking Points page 590 and 591 Topic: Changing Education
4. Bring in a newspaper article so we may explore
yellow journalism on Friday
Friday, November 9, 2018
8th grade
*****You should be completing your public school applications and giving to me to submit.
******Please bring in supplies to start chariot and posters for robotics.
*****Please remember to bring in your $10 for the Thanksgiving feast.
The feast has been moved to Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Science- Be prepared to finish your pet.
7th grade
Math- review Math for quiz on Wednesday on percent
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
8th grade
SS- Students will be presenting the "Immigrant Life" in class tomorrow. It is being graded as a summative assessment. All students should make every effort to be in school. Any parent that would like to attend is welcome.
Students can come to school in costume and change afterward.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
8th grade
Math worksheet
Science worksheet
7th grade
Math- finish the work we were doing in class. Be sure your graphs are perfectr
Monday, November 5, 2018
*****National Junior Honor Society meeting tomorrow after school 2:30-3:30pm
8th grade
Science worksheet due Wednesday
Math worksheet due tomorrow
2. You have until Thursday to hand in scientific notation worksheet
SS- New York poem due next Tuesday. Use the format of the poem
Chicago by Carl Sandburg.
7th grade
Science- For tomorrow bring in a picture of a skeleton and the steel framework of a building.
Science- Bone campaign project will begin in class on Thursday. Decide what you are going to do and what props you need. You may make videos at home and show them in class
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
***Happy Halloween
8th grade
Math worksheet due Monday
7th grade
Math packet due Monday. All work should be done on loose leaf. Do not do questions 6,7,and 8.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
****Parents- For Monday, November 5, the students will be putting on a production for Ms. Catalano in association with the slideshow they are producing for "The Immigrant Life". Students have already decided amongst themselves what they will be wearing or creating. Please assist them in their process. It will require them to dress in character and bring in a few props. Thank you for your help.
****Bring in cookies, soda, brownies, cupcakes, etc for party tomorrow as discussed.
****Free dress down day tomorrow
****Veteran's Day supplies needed as per the memo that went home!!!
8th grade
Math workbook page 17
Science- We can begin the pet project as I have given you the dominant and recessive qualities. We will begin on Thursday. Gather your needed supplies
7th grade
Math- Finish word problem on blackboard using both formulas. Answer the questions as well. Is the relationship proportional?
Science- Bring in the needed pictures to complete the stress project.
Monday, October 29, 2018
8th grade
Math workbook page 62
SS- Postcard is due next Monday.
2. By Wednesday you should be done with your slideshow and you should time yourself in class in preparation for your oral presentation on Thursday.
Friday, October 26, 2018
8th grade
Math packet due Wednesday
Science worksheet due Monday
SS- Keep working on your life of a immigrant slides. Make sure you have questions ready to present the class about your primary source.
7th grade
Math quiz Monday- percent of change
Science- bring in the materials for the "stress project" to begin Monday
Thursday, October 25, 2018
8th grade
****Confirmation Commitment Mass is November 4 at 1PM in the Church. All must attend
SS- Read
How the Other Half Lives by Jacob Riis primary source for tomorrow. Highlight all the lines that explain tenement life.
Math quiz tomorrow - Scientific notation
workbook page 61
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
8th grade
Math workbook page 56
Math worksheet due Friday
test Friday-scientific notation
SS- Emma Lazarus analysis due Friday
Science- dominant/recessive traits due tomorrow. I want the data chart with your traits circled. Then fill in the class numbers for each of those traits. Create a hypothesis for your findings and answer question #2 -interpreting data
7th grade
Math workbook page 178
2. worksheet on simple interest due Friday
3. Remember Friday to bring in your menu
4. Math quiz Monday on rate of change
Science quiz tomorrow
2. Levels of Stress project will begin in class on Monday. Bring in 5 pictures of yourself in various levels of stress.
3. For Friday- write about an event from your life when you felt stress.............. 1 1/2 pages
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
8th grade
Math- Scientific Notation project is due tomorrow. The students were given 3 class periods to complete the project.
Workbook page 55 also.
Science- Create a paper pet. Start to think how you are going to create your paper pet. Maybe you can use a cardboard box or a gift box. I was thinking you can use milk cartons for the children.
7th grade
Math worksheet questions number 1-10 on looseleaf. Set up the proportion and solve.
Science chart is due tomorrow
Quiz on Thursday as discussed in class
Monday, October 22, 2018
8th grade
*****State test scores were sent home today!!!!
SS- Analysis of sonnet "The New Colossus" due Friday
2. Essay on Emma Lazarus due Friday as well
Math workbook page 54
7th grade
***Test folders were sent home. Please sign
Math workbook page 177
2. Finish simple and compound interest sheet you were working on in class
3. Friday, bring in a menu from your favorite restaurant so we may learn about gratuities, tax, and markdowns.
Thursday, October 18, 2018- not in school today
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
8th grade
We will be going to visit St Joseph by the Sea tomorrow. You are still responsible to bring in your IPad and school bag. We are leaving the school at 9:30am Wear your full winter uniform- pants, sweater or vest, and shoes for boys, and skirt, sweater or vest and shoes for girls.
SS test Friday
Math- I will give you time tomorrow morning to work on the scientific notation project. Be prepared.
7th grade
I will not see you tomorrow. However, you can work on the various projects that are due, including the math worksheet.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
8th grade
****Remember we are visiting St Joseph by the Sea on Thursday. Bring money for snacks.
Math- worksheet questions 4-7 on looseleaf
Science quiz tomorrow- Use outline provided to study
7th grade
Science- Classification projects should be done by Friday
2. Pastibilities project- Have your pastas in class by Friday to begin project.
Math worksheet questions 1-14 due Friday
Be prepared to have a mini quiz on what we talked about in class. Part = Percent x whole
and making a tape diagram to represent the answer.
Friday, October 12, 2018
8th grade
SS- Samuel Gompers essay due Friday
Test chapter 19 next Friday- Work on the chapter assessment in class Monday
Science test next week- Study the topics we discussed for each section.
Math worksheets due Tuesday
Continue working on the scientific notation project in class on Monday
7th grade
**Get test folders signed
Math- complete workbook page as assigned in class
Thursday, October 11, 2018
***Picture Day tomorrow You are to wear full winter uniform
SS- Captain of Industry vs Robber Baron essay due tomorrow
7th grade
Math worksheet
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
*****11 am dismissal tomorrow
8th grade
SS- finish the talking points we started in school for "communication changes" and then begin the chapter assessment as per my instructions starting tomorrow.
2. Test chapter 19 next Friday
Math worksheet
7th grade
Math- make corrections to test and resubmit.
Science- be ready to start flow chart for organizations
2. bring in your complex machine and be ready to begin comparison.
(pictures are needed for flow chart in order to achieve a 95 or better grade)
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
8th grade
***Get test folder signed
Math- worksheet due tomorrow
SS- Captain of Industry or Robber Baron essay due Friday.
2. Find 3 political cartoons to analyze using the elements of political cartoons. Follow the outline I gave on the blackboard
3. Due tomorrow typed -Talking Points page 566-567
Topics: 1. Working Conditions
2. Knights of Labor
3. American Federation of Labor
7th grade
Math worksheet due tomorrow
Friday, October 5, 2018
It's still not too late to bring in your money for the Family Fun Day!!!!
8th grade
Math- Finish math worksheet
7th grade
Science test was moved to Tuesday due to mass on Friday.
Thursday, October 4, 2018
8th grade
Math worksheet
SS- presentations tomorrow
7th grade
Science test tomorrow chapter 1
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
8th grade
Math- make corrections on quiz. (We went over each question in class today) Have it signed and be prepared tomorrow for another quiz on same topics.
SS- Document B due tomorrow. Place it in notability and then fill in the chart
Be fully memorized for presentations Friday
7th grade
Math-1. worksheet
2. Quiz Friday on finding unit rate and constant of proportionality using fractions
Science- 1. levels of organization project will be started tomorrow. Be sure to have your idea.
2. Comparing the human body to the levels of organization in a complex system project will begin on Monday. Have the picture of your complex system, small poster board, and be prepared to label all of the parts.
3. Lab due Friday
4. We will start presentations tomorrow on scientists. It must be memorized. You can have index cards to
refer to, not read from. I want a summary of what you have on the slide.
Monday, October 1, 2018
National Junior Honor Society Meeting tomorrow from 2:30-3:30 Tell us how you are getting home
8th grade
****Please bring in your rosary beads
*****Please read the memo on the closing of the parking lot
****I still need permission slips for trip to St Joseph by the Sea
***I am still waiting for the return of test folders.- Parents, ensure that you have looked at the folder and signed it
Math worksheet due tomorrow
7th grade
Math- finish Math worksheet- Attach the work you did with fractions to the worksheet
Science- Your slideshow must be completed by Wednesday
2. Critical Thinking due Wednesday on your IPad
3. Test Friday
Friday, September 28, 2018
****Family Fun day Saturday. Please bring in your donation for a dress down day
8th grade
Math quiz was moved to Monday due to map testing.
2. Math worksheet
Science- Have all the supplies needed to do the animal cell in class Monday
7th grade
Math worksheet
Science Technology/Science project due Monday You should have at least 6 bullets for each side.
Thursday, September 27, 2018
8th grade
Math quiz tomorrow Exponents
Science- How do organelles talk to each other due next Thursday.
Creating an animal cell will be started in class on Monday. Bring in supplies.
7th grade
Science- Bring in a ball and a bowl Tuesday for science experiment
Technology collage is due tomorrow
Technology/Science project is due Monday
We will continue to work on cell slideshow in school tomorrow.
Math quiz tomorrow - Proportional relationships Know y=kx relationship in a word problem. Know how to graph from a table. Know how to set up a function table.
2. Hand in the graphs including the homework assignment tomorrow.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
***Family fun day is Saturday. Show school spirit by joining your school at the boardwalk.
****Hot cookie day is tomorrow
8th grade
***Get test folder signed
SS- Documents 5 and 6 analyzed according to the elements of a political cartoon. Due Friday
Test tomorrow chapter 18
Math- you should be working on your exponential growth project. It is due Monday
2. Math corrections should be done on looseleaf for the drill.
7th grade
Math workbook page 120. Also finish exit ticket and page 116 (The try-it)
Science test next Friday Chapter 1.
2. Review and Assessment page 30- Checking concepts due Friday on IPad. *Be sure to restate the question
3. Scientist/Technology project due Monday
Monday, September 24, 2018 ***No school tomorrow
8th grade
***Be sure to have the SS chapter assessment done for Wednesday so we may review for test on Thursday
Math worksheet
7th grade
Math workbook page 119
2. Write a story, make a function table, graph, and find proportionality (set up the ratio) for y=kx and y=mx+b Due Friday Use L graph
3. Finish word problem from page 115
Thursday, September 20, 2018
8th grade
SS- Explain the meaning of the quotation (Paragraph)
2. Test chapter 18-Thursday Follow the schedule for the chapter assessment assignments
Math worksheet
7th grade
*****Get quiz signed
Math worksheet
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
8th grade
Math workbook page 44
2. We will start our exponential growth project tomorrow .
Science- Due Monday- Choose a branch of science and then make a graphic organizer that contains the following information , "What would a scientist study in this branch of science?" and "What would a technologist study in this branch of science?"
SS- remember, analzing the historical photo is due Friday.
2. You should be ready tomorrow to do a practice run with your group on your social studies presentation. Write out your index cards tomorrow morning
7th grade
Science- 1. Due Friday- In a table, look around your home for ten examples of technology and follow the outline I gave on the blackboard.
2. Due Monday- Technology's Impact on Society essay
Math worksheet
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
8th grade
***Ice cream sale tomorrow
Math- We will begin working on our exponential growth project on Thursday
2. Math textbook page 676 8-13 on loose leaf
SS- Talking Points page 544-545 Topic: The Grange and The Farmer's Alliance Be sure to follow the outline I gave in class
Monday, September 17, 2018
8th grade
****Confirmation/high school meeting tonight starting at 6pm
SS- Due Friday- analyzing a historical picture of Chief Joseph
Read section 3 - Remember, most of the chapter was read and discussed already.
Math worksheet
7th grade
Math- complete your word problem for the proportional relationship. Be sure to make table and prove to me it is a proportional relationship. Write an equation for the relationship
2. Worksheet 1-10
3. Quiz tomorrow
Science- Continue to bring in pictures for your technology project
Friday, September 14, 2018
8th grade
Math worksheet
SS- graphic organizer for the kingdoms is due
The story of you is due Monday. You may finish it up in class on Monday
Chimp project is due Monday.
7th grade
Math worksheet- do not do the questions that involve graphing We will work on that on Monday.
Science- Write up your lab for the hypothesis, "Do heavier items fall......."
Thursday, September 13, 2018
8th grade
Math 1. Quiz on the properties of exponents tomorrow
2. complete worksheet
Science- we will finish chimpanzee project tomorrow in class. However, tonight you should answer the question that was on the front blackboard.
SS- graphic organizer due Monday for the kingdoms.
2. The story of you is due Monday.
3. Why do we study history/MacMurtrey essay due Monday
7th grade
Math 1. workbook page 94
2. quiz Monday on proportional relationships including finding equivalent ratios, better buy, and finding unit rate. Be sure you know the three ways to test for proportional relationships; common multiplier, simplification, and cross products.
Science - 1. We ran out of time today, so we will be begin the chimpanzee project tomorrow.
2. Also, we will take a few minutes at the beginning of class tomorrow to complete your testing of the hypothesis: Do heavier items fall faster than lighter items if dropped from a certain height?
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
8th grade
Math workbook page 48
We will be working on the "story of me" tomorrow in class. Be sure you are prepared.
Science- Bring in at least 10 pictures of chimps that display qualitative vs quantitative data. Be sure your qualities are 8th grade worthy.
SS- talking points - Topic- Farming Kingdom
7th grade
Science- finish inference vs observation organizer from picture that was brought to class.
Science- for Thursday, bring in at least 10 pictures of chimps that display qualitative vs quantitative data.
Science- bring in pictures Monday for our technology collage. We need obsolete, current and emerging technology.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
****Student orientation tonight at 6:30pm
****We are looking for class mothers if you are available.
****Ice cream sale tomorrow
****Bring back the signed Ipad acceptance agreement
8th grade
SS-Talking Points page 531-533 Topic- The Cattle Kingdom (remember to bullet your thoughts)
Complete primary source questions.
Industriousness project is due tomorrow
7th grade
Math- complete equivalent ratios that were on blackboard
Science- Bring in a picture from a magazine or the internet for examination of observation and inference.
Finish observation/inference sheet
Monday, September 10, 2018
8th grade
Math 1. quiz Friday- Properties of Exponents
2. workbook page 43
3. Simulation project is due Friday
SS- 1. Write a journal entry of at least 1 page to explain the trip from the East Coast to the West Coast to mine gold. Use sensory words to describe the trip. (Due Friday)
2. Kingdom graphic organizer due after farm kingdom is discussed. You can begin because we completed the mining kingdom today.
7th grade
Science- Failure to toast experiment due Friday- Write up experiment using the outline I gave you in class.
For Thursday, bring in 2 small balls for our experiment.
For tomorrow, inductive vs deductive reasoning examples are due.
Math- finish rate, ratio, unit rate classwork assignment. Due tomorrow
2. workbook page 89
Friday, September 7, 2018
*****Just a reminder- Ice cream social this weekend
*****We start the first full week of school on Monday. I will be checking for correct uniforms. Boys should be wearing school approved shorts, no variations including cargo shorts, etc. All white sneakers
is a requirement also. Girls should have approved uniform on as well.
8th grade
SS- MacMurtrey project due Friday 1. 10 most important lines in the tall tale
2. illustrate the line you think is most important to the story
Math- completion of simulation project is Tuesday
7th grade
Science- inductive vs deductive reasoning examples due Tuesday.
Thursday, September 6, 2018
11:00am dismissal tomorrow. We will be attending mass tomorrow.
All school memos were sent home today. Please check your child's backpack. What is of utmost importance is the bus form and the emergency form.
8th grade
SS- Be sure to have your history quote with you tomorrow.
2. For Monday, be prepared to start your "The Story of Me"
Value of the Month- Industriousness- Be prepared to begin work on the bulletin board project.
Math- We will discuss tomorrow due dates for the simulation project. I will give you time in class tomorrow to write up your findings.
To all incoming seventh and eighth grade parents. It has been brought to my attention that Pearson Realize has experienced some technological issues. Therefore, the summer assignments are no longer available and the assignments that I gave the students will not be able to be completed. I would ask that you direct your children to instead work on Kahn Academy over the summer, reinforcing topics and math skills that we worked on during the year. I look forward to working with your children in the fall.
Mrs DeLuccio
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
8th grade
Bring to school with you a quote that you think explains why we study history.