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.
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.
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