Posted on September 21, 2017
Welcome to 8th Grade! Our teachers are:
Lorie McClain (firstname.lastname@example.org) – Science
Connor Schmid (email@example.com) – Social Studies
Stephanie Buono (firstname.lastname@example.org) – Math
Katherine Kurre (email@example.com) – ELA
Back to school night 2017
Student Contract and Reading Log
What are variables
What is Science powerpoint
Social Studies Resources
Quotations and How to Quote
Sample Argumentative Essay
Tomorrow is the in-class essay! You must bring looseleaf. Bring the book.
Above is the quotation sheet as well as the sample argumentative essay I wrote (please note, this is a very basic example. In the future essays will be more in depth and developed.)
7th Grade Prompt:
Do you consider Jackie Robinson to be a hero? Why or why not?
Hero Definition: a person who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities
8th Grade Prompt:
Should fast food such as McDonalds or Burger King be sold in schools? Why or why not?
Happy Studying 🙂
Quiz on Monday including: types of numbers, rationals vs irrationals, comparing numbers, and square and cube roots
https://www.mathsisfun.com/numbers/real-numbers.html Use this link to review, and browse rational and irrational webpages here too.
http://www.virtualnerd.com/algebra-2/equations-inequalities/real-numbers/number-types/order-real-numbers-example A video on comparing real numbers
https://www.cliffsnotes.com/study-guides/algebra/algebra-i/preliminaries-and-basic-operations/square-roots-and-cube-roots Basics on square and cube roots
Complete worksheet on atoms using periodic table of elements and your notes.
Posted on September 20, 2017
Bring summer reading books tomorrow!
Due to picture day, the 7th and 8th grade ELA in-class essay will be postponed until Friday.
8th grade will take the essay at their scheduled class time on Friday.
7-2 will take essay at 1pm since electives will not be starting this week.
7-1 will take the essay at 2pm during Religion class.
Here is the PowerPoint from today:
How to Write an Argumentative Essay
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