Welcome to Grades 8, 7 & 6 :)Homework & information will be posted daily. Have a great week. REMEMBER to bring a water bottle & snack daily :) Wednesday 9/7/16Science 6: vocab quiz on 4 terms in copybook tomorrow, study Math 6: page 35, #19-27 odds, write answers in copybook Science 7: vocab quiz Monday on 11 terms, read and answer the history of cells packet Science 8: 5 items junk drawer, old to new Religion 8: 5 facts about Mother Teresa for buddy presentation Thursday 9/8/16Science 6: great job participating in class today, review classwork if you feel the need Math 6: worksheet page 1 odds only Science 7: vocabulary quiz on Monday, study for it, you give me the term Science 8: vocabulary quiz on Monday, study for it, you give me the term Religion 8: read over your readings for Mass tomorrow, make sure you have your Mother Teresa index card for your presentation with you tomorrow Bring a water bottle and a snack for school daily, thank you :) Monday 9/12/16Science 6: finish page 217 drawing with labels and colors, include what you see on the circle & triangular slice; define crust, mantle, core in copybook, return your quiz no later than Thursday Math 6: worksheet page 2 #1-6 all Religion 8: complete activity on page 16 on theme, review for chapter one test on Wednesday Science 8: review class notes, complete page 305 section 4 review #1-4 in copybook Science 7: complete and review classwork, define taxonomic key Picture Day is Thursday, Back to School Night for Middle School 7 pm in the gym Tuesday 9/13/16Science 6: review pages 216 & 217 terms and answers Math 6: finish worksheet page 2 all, worksheet 3 #1-8 all Religion 8: test chapter 1 rescheduled for Friday, complete page 19 #1-10 Science 8: review class notes, finish copying table a and table B, test back by Thursday Science 7: draw a picture of your choice from text 180-187, test back by Thursday Wednesday 9/14/16Science 6: answer 2 questions in the copybook: !. What material is found in both the atmosphere and the crust? 2. How does the outer core differ from the inner core? Math 6: finish worksheet 3 all problems from where we left off plus work on first in math Religion 8: answer the three essay questions for review for test; answer the question that you wrote in your copybook Science 8: review class notes Science 7: bring art supplies and review class notes RETURN ALL TESTS TOMORROW Thursday 9/15/16Science 6: finish puzzle drawing, cut it out on the same place as the yellow lines in the text, bring it all back in the baggie you were given Home and School Meeting for Middle School begins at 7 pm in the gym Friday 9/16/16Science 6: finish paragraph in copybook: describe how the plate and a jigsaw puzzle are alike and how they are different, include the words lithosphere, mantle, and crust RETURN ANY TESTS THAT WERE NOT RETURNED Monday 9/19Science 6: finish answers to questions on text page 221, write them in your copybook Math 6: worksheet page 4 #1-16 all Religion 8: tests below 90 must be signed, all will be collected on Thursday; share your prayer and decisions that can be overwhelming with a family member or friend; recall we discussed choosing a high school, doing right vs wrong choices, peer pressure etc Science 8: answer questions #1-4 on page 320 of text in copybook Science 7: answer questions page 33 # 3 and 4 in your copybook BOXTOPS WILL BE COLLECTED EVERY THURSDAY, PLEASE BAG THEM IN 50 WITH YOUR NAME & ROOM NUMBER ON THE BAGGIE, THANK YOU Tuesday 9/20Science 6: define plate tectonics; complete worksheet 77A, rubric due Thursday Math 6: complete worksheet page 4 #17-24 all, review classwork Religion 8: great job on your role playing, think of morally good acts Science 8: answer # 5 page 320, think of brochure material Science 7: finish reading 34-37, draw and label figure 13 page 36 in copybook Wednesday 9/21Science 6: in copybook, write the difference between continental drift and plate tectonic; find the origin of the word tectonic-what language and what does it mean Math 6: quiz on worksheet 4 tomorrow, study it; do text page 43 #2, 4, 6, 8 and practice first in math Religion 8: What are the benefits of choosing a friend who is developing a well-formed conscience? answer it in copybook Science 8: review and finish defining vocabulary in chapter 9 page 321; test scheduled for Monday, answer questions 1-10 page 322 in copybook Science 7: write the difference between a plant and animal cell, look at text 38 & 39; complete sketches of plant and animal cells found on text pages 38 & 39 in your copybook, answer these questions in your copybook: what does cell membranes do? what does a nucleus do? Box tops will be collected tomorrow morning, please bag them in baggies of 50 & label your room number, thank you!! Thursday 9/22Science 6: answer three questions in copybook Math 6: worksheet 5 #1-21 odds, first in math Science 8: chapter test Monday, organize your notes Science 7: bring in an item or tow for the jello mold, answer the assign ed question given to you in class in your copybook Box tops will be collected next Thursday again next week! Friday 9/23Return yellow nurse emergency cards Monday 9/26Science 6: finish defining terms on flashcards: volcano, magma, lava, crater, hot spot, basalt, ash cloud, geyser, answer #1 page 231 in copybook Math 6: first in math, worksheet 5 odds Religion 8: answer question in copybook Science 8: continue travel brochure research Science 7: vocabulary quiz on Friday, study for it all week NEUMANN SCHOLARSHIP ESSAYS ARE DUE THE 29th , THIS THURSDAY Tuesday 9/27Science 6: write story on theme paper: If you were a speck of magma inside a volcano and explain what happens as pressure within the volcano builds up Math 6: worksheet 6 odds, first in math Religion 8: answer the question: How will you address an unjust situation this week? chapter 2 test is Tuesday Science 8: complete Mohs hardness scale chart, review classwork Science 7: complete multiple choice questions on page 48 #1-4 due tonight and answer #12-19 due Friday ALL TEST TO BE RETURNED ON THURSDAY, BELOW 90 MUST BE SIGNED & RETURNED BOXTOPS WILL BE COLLECTED ON THURSDAY EVERY WEEK NJHS papers due Thursday, thank you Wednesday 9/28Science 6: answer these questions in copybook: How are a seismometer and a tiltmetter alike and how do they differ? What three ways could the school library be made safer during an earthquake? Math 6: worksheet 7 #1-25 odds, no calculator, first in math Religion 8: answer the question in copybook: How do I make decisions and how have my thoughts and feelings about making decisions changed since beginning to read this chapter? study for chapter 2 test on Tuesday Science 8: complete any questions not completed on page 54, review Mohs hardness scale Science 7:complete section 1 review on text page 54 #1-4 in copybook Thursday 9/29Science 6: answer page 238 #1-8 and study these plus your flashcards for quiz on Monday; I give you the definition, you give me the term, no answer box on quiz Math 6: worksheet 7 all odds and show the estimate, do on theme or copybook Religion 8: chapter 2 test Tuesday, study for it Science 7: page 48 #16-19 due tomorrow, test on Tuesday re vocabulary and facts Friday 9/30Science 6: study flashcards, #1-8 on page 238 and review main ideas in chapter 8 for quiz Monday Science 7: vocab test on Tuesday Religion 8: Chapter 2 test Tuesday Box tops will be collected on Thursday Monday 10/3Science 6: page 238 #9,10,11 Math 6: worksheet 9 evens, worksheet 10 #15 all Religion 8: chapter 2 test tomorrow Science 8: page 60 #1-4 Science 7: study 16 terms for vocab quiz tomorrow, review classwork Tuesday 10/4Science 6: page 239 #13-19 Math 6: worksheet 10 #7-16 all Religion 8: finish reading text 32-37, complete activities on these Science 8: finish reading text page 61 to write facts as to why you should or should not share the wealth (may be done in bullet points format or paragraph but put in your copybook) Science 7: finish sheet 1-2 and 1-3 Wednesday 10/5Science 6: sheet 83 #1-8 Math 6: sheet 11 #1-10 all Religion 8: write lyrics for a song about one of the following: God's law, the Beatitudes, or the ten commandments Science 8: congratulations on your debate responses Science 7: fill in the migraine chart through Saturday BOX TOPS WILL BE COLLECTED TOMORROW Thursday 10/6Science 6: finish earthquake warning poster Math 6: worksheet 11 #11-20 Science 8: answer questions on page 66 #1-4 Science 7: finish packet Friday 10/7Science 6: finish answering classwork page 247 #1&2, write a paragraph about a mineral of your choice Math 6: first in math, let's see who is in the lead :) Remember box tops due Thursday, tests due back Thursdays, Student Council and NJHS Induction Mass is Monday at 9;15 Monday 10/10Math 6: sheet 12 #1-4 all, first in math all week Religion 8: answer 2 questions from class in copybook; minimum 6 sentences each Science 8: complete chart if not done; review class notes and read page 68 for class tomorrow Science 7: read through to page 60, answer page 60 #1-3, review page 17 of packet for test, quiz on Tuesday the 18th on packet page 17 Health: fill in the chart for migraines Tuesday 10/11Science 6: test on text 209-239 on Tuesday, start studying your notes Math 6: finish sheet 12 Religion 8: answer the question Who gives you an example in living out the first commandment? in your copybook and review class notes, study for chapter 3 test Science 8:read over page 68, finish chart and class lab questions Science 7: read text 61-65 Wednesday 10/12Science 6: study for chapter 8 test on Tuesday Math 6: text page 60, #11-19 do in copybook, part one of Chapter one test on Friday Science 7: write four definitions Thursday 10/13Science 6: finish sheet 86 #1-5 top only Math 6: text page 63, #3-11, will have a few problems on part one of test tomorrow, relax, it's easy :) Science 8: look over class notes, test on chapter 2 on Wednesday Science 7: answer question one on page 70 Friday 10/14Science 6: Chapter 8 test Tuesday Math 6: Chapter 1 test Tuesday Science 8: chapter 2 test Wednesday Religion 8: chapter 3 test Tuesday Science 7: test on last page of cell packet on Tuesday Box tops will be collected next week Tuesday 10/18Science 6: answer these 2 in your copybook: 1. What is the difference between cleavage and fracture? 2. Why is it important to conserve (save) the use of minerals? Math 6: first in math Science 8: answer page 86 #1-4, study for chapter 2 test tomorrow, any Merion Mercy girls who were out of class read text 82-86 Religion 8: review classwork Science 7: finish reading 72-79 of text and outline of that material; all magnified view of life packets should have been handed in Box tops will be collected Thursday morning Wednesday 10/19Science 6: review vocabulary terms & return test next Thursday the 27th Math 6: first in math, text page 67, # 5, 6, 9, 10, & 14 do in copybook, return test next Thursday Science 8: define & or write bolded terms, sentences on text 87-89 Science 7: begin studying for chapter test on Monday, text pages 50-82 Thursday 10/20Science 6: finish your story about being a speck of sand and how you are now part of the sand on the beach, include what might happen in the future Math 6: text page 67 #13-20 all, first in math Science 7: study for chapter 2 test on Monday, use the study guide from today Friday 10/21Science 6: vocabulary quiz next Thursday on six terms I gave you today Math 6: first in math Monday 10/24Science 6: vocab quiz will be next Monday the 31st, study the 6 terms from the other day, plus define humus, organic matter, moss & lichen tonight and study those for quiz Math 6: first in math Religion 8: we will continue the Anne Frank video tomorrow Science 7: work on questions for your cell cycle game board Tuesday 10/25Science 6: pie graph worksheet Math 6: workbook page 15 #1-7 odds, follow directions carefully Religion 8: 5 words associated with word PERFECT Science 8: finish reading text 94 & 95; draw and label fig 20 on page 95 into copybook, answer #1&2 page 95 in copybook- 1. What processes gradually changes rocks from one form to another? and 2. What rock comes before quartzite in the rock cycle? What rock or rocks could come just after quartzite in the rock cycle? Explain your answer, refer to the diagram. Science 7: page 191 #1-3, test returned on Thursday Grade 8 Appropriate dress down for Thursday for winning box tops Wednesday 10/26Science 6: finish ad for soil, color it, mount it onto the green paper, look at sample ads on the internet for more examples, however, I gave you plenty to look at in class, looking forward to seeing the completed ad with price per bag and why we should buy yours Math 6: first in math, workbook page Religion 8: class with Father Cioppi Science 8: review notes for outline fill in blank test next week Science 7: sheet 57 of packet Return all tests tomorrow and signed if below 90 Thursday 10/27Science 6: do a good deed Math 6: finish workbook page 15 evens, test needed to be in today, first in math Science 8: finish core sketch with color from text 113 (bottom) Religion 8: finish poster of one of the beatitudes Science 7: review packet, we will check it tomorrow Dress down $2.00 tomorrow Friday 10/28Box tops will be collected next week Halloween costumes on Monday WINTER UNIFORMS BEGIN ON TUESDAY NOVEMBER 1st Tuesday 11/1Religion 8: answer question in copybook Science 8: finish page 122 #1-4 Wednesday 11/2Science 6: page 271 # 1&2 in copybook, vocab quiz on Friday on the terms and know the three types of rocks & their characteristics Math 6: workbook page 17 #1-15 all Religion 8: finish question from class Science 7: define: bacteria, virus, host, parasite, vaccine, answer questions on page 211 Thursday 11/3Return signed progress reports (each one signed) by Monday,thank youScience 6: on theme, write a paragraph describing you living in the dust bowl, at least four sentences, study your vocabulary words we reviewed in class & know the three types of rocks and their characteristics Math 6: workbook page 18 Science 7: define protozoan ,cilia, spore, algae, pigment, mutualism, symbiosis, and contractile vacuole Friday 11/4 Return signed progress reports, continue first in math Monday 11/76 Science: finish research, due Wednesday- Mammouth Cave, Kentucky, Meramec Cave, Missouri, and Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico, write how they formed and then how weathering formed stalactites or stalagmites there; define stalagmite and stalactite in copybook; return tests by Thursday Math 6: workbook page 19 odds Religion 8: Chapter 5 test on Friday Science 8: finish classwork, answer questions in copybook Science 7: page 230 #1-3 PLEASE RETURN CONFERENCE PAPERS SENT HOME TODAY ASAP, THANKS Tuesday 11/8Science 6: type the Dust Bowl & print it-due Friday; if no printer, save it on a flashdrive & give it to me on Friday; return test on Thursday, cave & cavern homework from yesterday due tomorrow Math 6: workbook page 19 evens Religion 8: chapter 5 test Friday Science 7: read 240-242, answer #1-3 on 242 RETURN VETERANS PAPER BY THURSDAY along with conference papers Wednesday 11/9Science 6: page 277 #1&2, dust bowl paper due typed Friday, return any tests on ThursdayMath 6: workbook page 20 all Religion 8: answer questions in copybook, test on Friday, we will review more tomorrow Science 8: chapter test next week, refer to text to finish packet questions 50 & 51 Science 7: page 244 #11, 12, 13 Thursday 11/10Science 6: finish answering questions #1&2 on pages 279 & 281 and finish researching the names of famous hurricanes in the U.S. in past ten years(find 6) (this was classwork) thanks :) Math 6: first in math Religion 8: review notes for Chapter 5 test tomorrow VETERANS PAPER DUE TOMORROW Science 7: review your notes from copybook and end of chapter for a test on Tuesday Friday 11/11Conference time papers for my appointments were sent home today, please make sure that you give the paper to your parents, thank youMonday 11/14Science 6: page 84#1-6 Math 6: Chapter 10 test Thursday, read over your notes & study Religion 8: answer question in copybook Science 8: finish lab 130 & 131 including answer ?'s 1-3 analyze section Science 7: chapter 7 test tomorrow, review your notes and text 243-245 for quick summary review, chapter is on pages 216-245, read up to page 164 Box tops will be collected on Thursday this week Tuesday 11/15 Science 6: review page 286 and questions #1-12 we did in class today for test on Thursday, read pages 281 & 282 for lab tomorrow Math 6: page 84 #10-21 all, test on chapter 2 on Thursday Religion 8: page 69 #1-10 all Science 8: review terms on pages 132-137 & answer questions on page 137, read summaries on page 139, we will review more in class tomorrow Science 7: study chapter 7; we will finish test tomorrow Wednesday 11/16Science 6: review your notes for chapter 10 test tomorrow, we will add more epsom salts to our crystal lab tomorrow Math 6: Chapter 2 test tomorrow, bring two sharpened pencils to class, finish #27 on page 84 & review problems on pages 82 & 84 of text Science 8: write a fact about earthquakes Science 7: answer page 164 #1-4 and page 169 # 1& 2 if not finished in class Box tops will be collected tomorrow Thursday 11/17Science 6: return your cave paper if not already handed in Math 6: first in math Religion 8: practice a random act of kindness daily Monday 11/21Science 6: finish classwork and answer page 295 #1 and 2, answer forest question from board in your copybook Math 6: workbook page 22 #1-10 all, you will get chapter 2 test to check over and complete on Tuesday, I did not grade them yet Science 8: answer page 159 #1-3, read an online article about Mercali earthquake scale & write three facts & cite source Religion 8: Answer Why do you admire the early Christian martyrs and how can you be like them? and compose a Thanksgiving prayer that you can say at Thanksgiving meal, will share on Tuesday Science 7: return test by Tuesday; page 479 #1-4, read an online article about basic tissue types & write three facts about it & cite your source, where did you find the information? Tuesday 11/22Science 6: finish definitions from page 291 if you have not already done so Math 6: first in math, practice the times tables you are weak with knowing Tuesday 11/29 Science 6: complete worksheet Math 6: test signed and returned by Thursday; first in math, study the 7, 8, 9 times tables especially the ones you are weak on knowing Religion 8: answer question in copybook Science 8: seek and find worksheet Science 7: some owe me tests, finish sheets 153-157, class worksheet that was graded to be returned by Thursday Wednesday 11/30Science 6: test back by Friday, complete #3 on page 301-a mini article, 6 sentences maximum in copybook Math 6: first in math for 20 minutes; write the weak 7, 8, 9 times tables twice in your copybook Science 7: read text 480-487 of text Adopt A Family gifts must be labelled with the recipient's name on it; we will do all wrapping on Friday, December 9th, do need contributions of tape and wrapping paper, thanks. Thursday 12/1Science 6: read text 302-303 Math 6: workbook page 23 odd #1-21 Science 8: read 183-187 Science 7: read to 487, answer #1-4 on page 487 Grade 8: to seats are being reserved for your family in either rows 2 or 3 on the night of the pageant; if more than 2 family members attend, they will need to sit in other rows, thanks for your cooperation Friday 12/2Math 6: first in math Science 6: return test if not returned today Sign up genius for Adopt a Family Monday 12/5Science 6: finish advantage/disadvantages outline of energy sources: solar power and wind power #2 on page 305 Math 6: finish text page 93 #3, 5, 7, 9, and 11; workbook page 24 #1 & 2 Religion 8: pre read page 82, memorize the anticipation prayer for am prayer tomorrow Science 8: finish lab sheet Science 7: finish classwork: sketch and label the diagram on page 491 and 493 into your copybook; answer #1-3 page 492, finish/review vocabulary Please continue to send in Adopt A Family Donations, thanks to all who have contributed so far Tuesday 12/6Science 6: statement about problems using fossil fuels- give 3 details (sentences or bullet statements) in copybook Math 6: workbook 24 odds and study those challenging times tables Religion 6: memorize anticipation prayer until you can say it without the paper, prayer format-in copybook, thank Mary for saying yes to be Jesus' mother Science 8: read text 193-197 Science 7: read text 494-500 Remember to bring in your adopt a family donations asap, they are due Friday morning. Also, dress down will be next Friday the 16th and regular winter uniform this Friday. Gym day is on E day for 8th grade. Wednesday 12/7Science 6: write the steps for how anthracite is formed (in copybook) see page 308 Math 6: first in math Science 7: finish sketch, color and label Religion 8: study chapter 7 & notes for test on Tuesday Reminder about Adopt A family gifts due in by Friday morning please, thanks for all of your efforts for this worthy cause Thursday 12/8Math 6: finish workbook page 25 #1-17 and work on first in math Monday 12/12Science 6: page 311 # 1 and 2 Math 6: workbook page 25 rest of the odds on the page and first in math Religion 8: chapter 7 test tomorrow and answer the question from class Science 7: page 500 #1-3, chapter 6 test tomorrow Science 8: finish 3 statements, chapter 15 test next Tuesday Grade 8: memorize your lines for the play Tuesday 12/13Science 6: page 312 #3 finish persuasive letter Math 6: finish #1-5 on page 97 if you didn't get it done; workbook page 26 #1-15 odds and first in math Religion 8: answer the question: How can you show your appreciation for God's word as it is related to us in all the books of the Bible? Science 7: read end of chapter 15 summary section on page 501 Confession tomorrow Wednesday 12/14Science 6: finish lab sheet, read 314 & 315 if you have not, bring an empty water bottle for Friday Math 6: finish workbook page 26 Religion 8: random act of kindness Science 8: concept map on 203, answer #1-10 on page 204, test on Monday Thursday 12/15Science 6: bring in a disposable water bottle for lab on Monday Math 6: finish workbook page 27 #1-20 all GRADE 8 PLEASE BE IN HOMEROOM BY 5;45 tonight and return report card envelope by tomorrow Friday 12/16Science 6: bring in a water bottle for lab on Monday Math 6: first in math Science 7: Chapter test Tuesday Science 8: chapter 6 test Tuesday Monday 12/19Science 6: page 318 #1-8, test on chapter 11 on January 4th Math 6: workbook page 28 #1-19 odds, first in math Religion 8: answer this question in your copybook: Whom can you thank for passing on the truths of our faith to you? and study for chapter 8 test on January 5th Science 8: chapter 6 test tomorrow, review end of chapter 6 near pages 303-305 & your notes Science 7: Box tops will be collected on Wednesday, please send them in if you have them, thanks Tuesday 12/20Science 6 read over lab sheet both sides for lab tomorrow, test on chapter 11 on January 4th Math 6: finish workbook page 28 all, first in math Religion 8: be ready to sing on Thursday, chapter 8 test on January 5th Science 8: pre read 360-363 Science 7: pre read 506-509 Box tops will be collected tomorrow Wednesday 12/21Prayer service is at 9 am tomorrow morning, all are welcome Dismissal is at noon THANK YOU TO ALL OF YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY AT CHRISTMAS & THROUGHOUT THE YEAR I HOPE EACH OF YOU ENJOY A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAVE A HAPPY NEW YEAR SEE YOU BACK IN SCHOOL ON JANUARY 3rd, 2017 BLESSINGS!! MS. SANA Tuesday 1/3Science 6: study the study guide for the test on Thursday; we will finish up lab tomorrow, be sure to bring the lab sheet and information to class tomorrow Math 6: workbook page 30 odds, first in math Religion 8: chapter 8 test on Thursday, study the guide that was given in class today Science 8: page 377 #1-5, finish reading to 377 Science 7: finish worksheets 167, 168, 169, 170 if not done in class, define the terms in copybook Wednesday 1/4Science 6: study the guide for test tomorrow, glad we reviewed in class today Math 6: workbook page 31 odds Religion 8: do a good deed, chapter 8 test tomorrow Science 8: be prepared for chapter 11 reading of 360-366 Science 7: define cholesterol, protein, amino acid, vitamin, and mineral in copybook RETURN ALL TEST TOMORROW Thursday 1/5Science 6; finish lab sheet both sides, review more for test Math 6: finish workbook page 32 all, here's some sites you can practice math facts on multiplication.com, math playground.com & of course, first in math Science 8: read 384-388; worksheets 137 & 138 Science 7: finish last question on worksheet, lab tomorrow, return tests if did not Monday 1/9Science 6: read text 420, finish definitions on 419 in copybook Math 6: workbook page 33 #1,3,5,7,9,13,17,19,21,23,25; first in math Religion 8: review mass parts, answer question in copybook, test returned Thursday, signed if below 90 Science 8: review chapter 11 study guide for test on Wednesday Science 7:review 510-514 and vocabulary RETURN ALL TESTS ON THURSDAY BOXTOPS WILL BE COLLECTED THURSDAY Tuesday 1/10Science 6:return lab sheet & test on Thursday, signed if below 90 Math 6: workbook page 34 all Religion 8: answer question, test returned Thursday,re view parts of the Mass Science 8:review for chapter 11 test tomorrow Science 7: finish 5 lab questions & bring to class, read 518-523 Wednesday 1/11Science 6: worksheet 139, do this one not the double sided one, the double sided is for classwork on Thursday Math 6: text page 116 #25, 27, 29 ,31, show work, first in math Science 8: finish classwork, read text:394-403, answer questions on page worksheet 141, define terms: water quality, pH, hardness, concentration, filtration Science 7: read 526-529 Religion 8: return chapter 8 test tomorrow, review Mass parts PLEASE PAY FOR FIELD TRIPS VIA Smarttuition, thanks!! PLEASE send forms to the teachers, thanks! Thursday 1/12Science 6: page 423 #2, return tests if you forgot etc Math 6: workbook page 36 #1-12 all, first in math, return chapter 3 test next Thursday Religion 8: return Chapter 8 test if you did not Science 8: finish worksheets 144, 145, and mid 146 that goes with the reading of text 404-408 Science 7: finish diagram page 519 with labels and color it; Please pay for field trips through Franklin Institute Registration, thanks! Friday 1/13Science 6: finish worksheets 142, 142 A, 143, 143 A from classwork today Math 6: first in math, review major ideas on the math packet on page one and bring a TI calculator to class, this was written as a supply necessary for our math work in class and at home, and RETURN CHAPTER 3 test next Thursday the 19th, signed if 89 or lower, thanks Religion 8: Chapter 9 test on Thursday, attend Mass FIELD TRIP PAYMENTS are to be made by googling Franklin Institute Registration, a form will come up on the screen and you pay online, thanks! See you on Tuesday, enjoy the holiday Tuesday 1/17PLEASE RETURN OVERDUE TESTS FIELD TRIP PAPERS DUE TO YOUR HOMEROOM TEACHER BY THURSDAY, THANK YOU Science 6: read text page 426, in copybook write a sentence using the word "friction" with out defining it which shows you know the meaning of the word Math 6: workbook 37, Texas instrument calculator, first in math Science 8: read activity on text 418 Science 7: define vocabulary villi, gallbladder, bile, pancreas, liver Religion 8: chapter 9 test on Thursday, study end of chapter and main ideas in the chapter Wednesday 1/18Science 6: page 427 #1 & 2 Math 6: workbook page 38 #1-7 odds-left to right, use order of operations to solve, first in math religion 8: chapter 9 test tomorrow, review the main ideas Science 8: read 404-408, your lab pictures were sent to newsletter, check it out on Friday PLEASE RETURN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK OPEN HOUSE VOLUNTEER FORMS TO MRS. SWOPE Science 7: worksheets Thursday 1/19Science 6: page 427 # 3 in copybook-choose any machine, we talked about a refrigerator, you can use any machine- car, washer, etc Math 6: workbook page 39 #1-6 all, yes, show the work, then decide if your answer equals what the equation states that the answer is, write yes or no, need a ti calculator for class, please purchase one soon Religion 8: read 105 & 106 Science 8: return chapter 11 test if you did not, read 419-422, Science 7: read page 536 lab, define vocabulary given in class Monday 1/23Science 6: study for vocabulary quiz tomorrow, force, motion, newton, force of motion and how to calculate the net force of an object; awesome cars of the future Math 6: workbook page 40 #1-17 odds, show the work and the proof Religion 8: test back Thursday, answer question in copybook Science 8: read text 434-437, return labs on Thursday Science 7: review classwork and read 434-437, return labs on Thursday-you will receive it tomorrow Tuesday 1/24Science 6: text page 429 #1&2 in copybook Math 6: finish workbook page 40, first in math Science 7: read 449-454, answer worksheets 181 & 182; return lab sheet Friday VISION TESTING FOR 8th Grade students is scheduled for Thursday, February 2nd at 1:00; if you wear glasses or are supposed to wear them , please bring them to school that day ALSO IF YOUR FIELD TRIP MONEY IS NOT IN, PLEASE PAY ONLINE ASAP, THANK YOU Wednesday 1/25Science 6: regular school uniform, disposable bagged lunch, no glass, rest up :) Math 6: text page 133 #2-12 evens, check with a calculator, due Friday Thursday 1/26 Field trip Friday 1/27Science: return test Thursday, signed if under 90 Math: first in math Monday 1/30Science: text page 433 #1 in copybook, test back Thursday Math 6: workbook page 42 #1-17 odds, show the work, first in math Religion 8: answer question from class, due tomorrow Science 8: page 452 #1-3 on theme Tuesday, 1/31Science 6: return test on Thursday Math 6: workbook page 42 #19, 21, 23; first in math Science 7: study 561 for chapter test next Wednesday Science 8: study 453 for chapter 13 test next Wednesday Wednesday 2/1Science 6: study vocabulary on text pages 423-435, quiz on Tuesday Math 6: finish workbook page 42, first in math Religion 8: great job practicing the songs today, Mass is 9:15 am Friday Thursday 2/2Science 6: answer # 1 page 437-due Monday; return overdue science test tomorrow, study for vocabulary quiz next Wednesday the 8th Math 6: workbook 42 evens Religion 8: great job in tech lab working on your skit and letter Science 8: page 454, #11-15, test Wednesday on chapter 13 REMEMBER YOUR JOKE Science 7: finish to number 15 on page 562, test on chapter 17 next Wednesday Friday 2/3Math 6: first in math Box tops collected next week, thanks! Monday 2/6Science 6: text page 437 #2 in copybook; study vocabulary for quiz on Wednesday, if you owe me a test, please send it in Math 6: first in math, workbook page 43 #1-6 all, show work Religion 8: 6/8 questions due Wednesday, chapter 10 test next Monday Science 8: study notes and packet for chapter 13 test Wednesday Science 7: study notes and text pages for test on chapter 17 Wednesday BOXTOPS will be collected this Thursday Tuesday 2/7Science 6: study 8 terms on back of worksheet packet for oral vocab quiz tomorrow, review classwork concepts of Newton's second law of motion Math 6: finish workbook page 43 all, use the formulas from your copybook and the gray section top of the workbook page, first in math Science 7: study for chapter 17 test tomorrow (text, notes, copybook notes) PICTURES TOMORROW-if gym, wear winter uniform BOXTOPS will be collected Thursday Wednesday 2/8Science 6: read page 440, great job today in science class Math 6: workbook page 44 Science 8: read 473-475, return any tests Science 7: worksheets 187 & 188, great job in the lab tomorrow BOXTOPS TOMORROW, THANKS, if we are off, we will collect on Friday, thanks Thursday 2/9 Snow dayFriday 2/10Remember Mass Science 6: chapter 15 test on Tuesday the 21st Monday 2/13Science 6: Read 448, review lab from today, will finish tomorrow, chapter 15 test next Tuesday Math 6: workbook page 46 #1-5 all show work in copybook, first in math Religion 8: Guest speakers in class tomorrow for Pro Life Science 8: proofread lab sheet, return test Thursday, part 2 test tomorrow Science 7: worksheets 189, 190, 191 Tuesday 2/14Science 6: finish lab sheet, find where Einstein was born, birth and death date, where he went to school, and one major accomplishment Math 6: workbook 47 #1-10 Religion 8: page 113 #8,9,10, chapter 10 test Thursday, hope you enjoyed pro life lesson Science 8: proofread lab sheet, test back by Thursday Science 7: sketch ad for smokers to quit Wednesday 2/15Science 6: finish lab sheet by tomorrow; finish paragraph about how friction is important in a sport OR finish persuasive paragraph about how air bags are helpful in a car using the second law of motion Math 6: finish workbook page 47 all, first in math, return test next Thursday the 22nd, signed if below 90, thanks Religion 8: disciple project due March 17th Science 8: finish lab sheet, read text 473-478 Science 7: answer #1-4 on page 586 Tuesday 2/21Science 6: finish classwork: definitions of terms, read text 452 and 453 Math 6: finish workbook page 49 Science 7:text page 585-copy table into the copybook for lab tomorrow, view frog dissection on you tube for next week Science 8: return test or a demerit, view frog dissection video on youtube for next week Box tops will be collected Thursday, bags of 50, thanks Wednesday 2/22Science 6: complete lab questions in copybook from text page 452; complete worksheet 153 and 153A Math 6: first in math, workbook page 50 odds 1-21 Religion 8: box tops due tomorrow Science 8:read 479-484 Science 7: read 592-595 Monday 2/27Science 6: page 459 finish #1&2, science fair category paper due March 6th Math 6: workbook page 51 #1-20 all, first in math Science 8: review packet for dissecting frogs, return science fair category form by March 6th Science 7: review packet for dissecting frogs, return science fair category form by March 6th Tuesday 2/28Science 6: text page 461 # 1 and 2, science fair topic paper due March 6th Math 6: finish workbook page 51 Religion 8: read page 118 and do activity on theme Science 8: read over lab instructions Science 7: read over lab instructions Wednesday 3/1Science 6: science fair category due Monday March 6th Math 6: workbook page 52 #1-18 all, first in math Religion 8: do a good deed Science 8: science fair topic paper due Monday Science 7: science fair topic paper due Monday Thursday 3/2Science 6: page 463 # 2 and science fair topic paper due Monday Math 6: workbook 52 #1-18 all Religion 8: read page 120 and activity Science 8: science fair topic paper due Monday Science 7: science fair topic paper due Monday Monday 3/6Science 6: read 464-465, answer # 1& 2 on page 464, work on science fair project all week Math 6: workbook page 54 #1-14 all, first in math Religion 8: answer reflection question Science 8: finish worksheets today, science fair project Science 7: finish worksheets today, spend 20 minutes constructive time answering questions and work on science fair project Tuesday 3/7Science 6: finish lab sheet, work on science fair project Math 6: workbook page 54 #15-20 all Science 8: work on science fair project Science 7: work on science fair project Wednesday 3/8Science 6: read page 470 answer #1-7 all, work on project Math 6: workbook page 54 #21-26 all , first in math Religion 8: chapter test next Thursday Science 8: read 504-507 answer #1-4, work on project Science 7: answer dissection questions, work on science fair projects Thursday 3/9Science 6; answer #13 & 14 on page 471, first in math Math 6: worksheet 89 all Religion 8: chapter test next Thursday Science 8: read 509-514, science fair project Science 7: science fair project Friday 3/10Science 6, 7, & 8: work on the research paper and the experiment on the science fair project, remember there are two parts to this, thanks, read the packet for details, the research paper is a written summary in paragraph form of your science fair project, it also is due March 28th Math 6: return math test Thursday, signed if below 90 ALL TESTS TO BE RETURNED NEXT THURSDAY Monday 3/13Math 6: workbook page 55 odds Science 6: finish questions on page 479, science fair project and research paper due the 28th Science 8: define terms from class, project and research paper due the 28th Science 7: read 596-602 and science fair project and research paper due the 28th Wednesday 3/15Science 6: reminder:test on chapter 16 tomorrow, review notes Math 6: workbook page 55 evens Religion 8: disciples report due Friday, answer text 127 #1-3 Science 8: finish classwork: read 515-520, packet that coincides with those pages, sketch of atmosphere on 517 into copybook;l answer #1-4 on page 520 Religion 8: chapter 11 test tomorrow-open book, familiarize yourself with main ideas SCIENCE 6-7-8: The research paper along with the science fair project is due in school on the 28th-please refer to packet sent home for further information, thanks you :) ALL TESTS TO BE RETURNED TOMORROW Thursday 3/16Science 6: finish questions on page 481 #1-3 Math 6: text page 170 #1-5, first in math, online terra nova test prep questions, bring #2 pencils for next week, pi day tomorrow if you want to bring some on 3.14... Religion 8: finish questions 1-4 on worksheet and activity on page 129, DISCIPLES REPORT IS DUE TOMORROW< THANK YOU :) Monday 3/20Religion 8: disciples report must be in tomorrow, it was due 3/17-bring the rubric also, thank you Science 8: read text 521, answer #1-10 page 522 Report card envelopes are due Friday the 24th, thank you Tuesday 3/21Religion 8: activities 130 & 131 Wednesday 3/22Science 8: work on science fair project and research paper page 523 # 22-24 and 26-29 BOX TOPS for tomorrow Thursday 3/23Religion 8: finish activity on page 131, return chapter 11 test Science 8: finish #1-3 on page 529 of text, science fair project and report Monday 3/27Math 6: first in math Monday 4/3Math 6: workbook page 59 odds #1-15 Science 6: 1st place winners of the science fair are asked to be at PJP for exhibition from 4-8 on Thursday evening, any questions please email me, thank you Religion 8: find two facts about the Holy Childhood Association Science 7: return lab sheets by Thursday REMINDERS FOR 8TH GRADE: Return your graduation gown size paper by Tuesday Picture Day is Wednesday-no retakes, you are first having pictures done, gowns will be provided Tuesday 4/4Science 6, 7, 8: great presentations of your science fair projects so far, keep up the good work!! Math 6: workbook page 59 evens #2-20, first in math, return test by Thursday, any grade under 90 must be signed Religion 8: answer the question in copybook: How will you care for God's gifts and creations this week Wednesday 4/5Science 6: return tests no later than tomorrow Math 6: workbook page 60 #1-11 all, show work in copybook, first in math Science 7: define dendrite, axon, neurons, nerve impulses Thursday 4/6science 6: we will continue with microscopes on Monday Math 6: workbook page 60 #12-19 all, first in math Science 7: finish lab sheet if you were told to, finish questions on text 626 Friday 4/78th Grade: Archdiocesan high school scholarship opportunity: one page typed essay "Why I want to attend a Catholic high school and how the values I will learn there will impact my life as an adult"; due Wednesday April 12th Math 6: complete text page 183 Science 8: complete reading text 560-566, answer questions on text 566; define terms: occluded, continental, front, air mass, tropical, polar, maritime, cyclone, anti-cyclone Religion Grade 8: chapter 13 test on Tuesday, review your notes Monday 4/10Science Grade 6; finish reading page 31 and answer #1 in copybook Math Grade 6: workbook page 61 #1-11 all, show the work and the proof Religion 8 complete the questions worksheet, finish activity on 152 and answer this question in your copy book; How did Charles Carroll use his Catholic ideas to influence society?; review your notes for chapter 13 test tomorrow Tuesday 4/11Science 6: finish reading pages 32 & 33, answer all questions on worksheet 14A & bring in art supplies for tomorrow Math 6: finish workbook page 61 #12-30 all Religion 8: paper Persecution of Catholics is due 4/27 Science 8: read page 578, answer #1-3 8th Grade Scholarship essay due tomorrow Wednesday 4/12Grade 6 Math: first in math Grade 8: Remember spring uniforms for spring group pictures on Tuesday Have a blessed and Happy Easter- See you back in school on Tuesday Tuesday 4/18Science 6: answer #1 & 2 on page 35, test one day next week on this chapter, review classwork daily Math 6: workbook page 63 #1-11 all, first in math Religion 8: answer activity questions on page 155, return Chapter test on Friday, paper due the 28th persecution of Christians Science 8: Chapter 17 test next Wednesday the 26th, review notes daily Science 7: finish writing definitions for the terms: cornea, pupil, iris, retina, lens, nearsightedness, farsightedness, eardrum, cochlea, semicircular canal; draw the diagram of the eye with labels from text page 637 onto the white paper & make it your best please 8th Grade: please work on your fund run pledges, thanks! Wednesday 4/19Science 6: text page 37 #3 Math 6: wkbk page 63 #13-23 odds and wkbk page 64 #1-4 all, first in math, go to Ms. Polcino's room for math class tomorrow Religion 8: summary sentence about Carmelite story page 156 Science 8: chapter 17 test next Wednesday, review text page 591, #1-15 on 592, answer #16 on 592 Science 7: complete Thursday classwork for homework for Friday, class is in Mr. Tomasitis's room Thursday 4/20Math 6: finish workbook page 64 #25-40 all Monday 4/24Science 6: Chapter 2 test next Tuesday, study vocabulary; read up to page 41, and answer worksheet questions on page worksheet 16A Math 6: wkbk page 65 #1-6 all, #7-21 odds, first in math Religion 8: answer thought question that you wrote in your copybook Science 8: Chapter 18 test Wednesday; answer #1-4 on text page 603; pre read text 606-615 Science 7: read 644-652, answer # 1 and 2 on 652 Tuesday 4/25Science 6: test next week; answer # 2 and 3 on text page 41; return rubric Thursday (below 90 must be signed) Math 6: workbook page 66 #2-32 evens Religion 8: chapter 14 test next week, review highlighted information and text page 159 Science 8: worksheet 218 and top of 219; chapter 18 test tomorrow Science 7: page 654 #15-16-17, test on Thursday Wednesday 4/26Science 6: finish sketch on lab sheet, test next Tuesday Math 6: finish workbook 66 odds, first in math Religion 8: chapter 14 test Monday, prosecution paper due Friday, read and complete activity on 174 Science 8: test rescheduled for Friday Science 7: worksheet 218, test tomorrow chapter 20 Thursday 4/27Science 6: chapter 2 test Tuesday; review vocabulary on page 46 #1-9 and know the three parts of the cell theory Math 6: workbook page 67 #1-19 all, first in math Gym shorts and fund run t-shirt tomorrow Friday 4/28Religion 8: Chapter 14 test Monday, review notes Science 7: return lab sheet and oral presentation grade paper next Thursday THANK YOU for your support of the fund run, fun had by all, enjoy your weekend Monday 5/1Religion 8: answer question in copybook, return persecution paper on Thursday, below 90 signed by a parent; read page 177 Science 8: chapter 17 test returned on Thursday-below 90 signed by a parent; read 623-626 Social Studies 8: finish outlines of three articles on theme Tuesday 5/2Science 6: lab sheet needs to be returned Thursday-below 90 must be signed; answer # 1 & 2 on page 87 Math 6: workbook page 68 #1-12 all, finish classwork #2, 6, 8 page 199 if you did not finish it Religion 8: text page 179 #1-8 all Wednesday 5/3Science 6: lab sheet and chapter 2 test due back tomorrow; answer # 1 and 3 on page 89 Math 6: first in math Science 8: read 646-654 Religion 8: read over the Mary devotion prayers to familiarize yourself with them Thursday 5/4Science 6: answer #1 & 2 page 91 if not done in class; return cell membrane lab and chapter 2 test if you did not return it today Math 6: workbook page 69 #1-12 all, first in math Religion 8: memorize the prayers for the Devotion to Mary tomorrow Science 7: we will work on the watch lab tomorrow as promised Monday 5/8Science 6: answer #1-3 on page 93, return any overdue chapter 2 tests or labs Math 6: workbook page 70 odds all, first in math Religion 8: answer the question in your copybook Science 7: answer #1-4 on page 722 Wednesday 5/10Science 6: define these terms: gland, hormones, endocrine gland, glucose, diabetes Math 6: workbook page 72 #1-15 all, first in math Religion 8: answer question in copybook Science 7: finish reading text to page 731, answer #11-15 on worksheets 245 and 246 Grade 8: PLEASE return the NYC trip papers tomorrow, thanks Thursday 5/11Science 6: page 99 #2 Math 6: first in math-get the points! Religion 8: Chapter 17 test next week, most likely Thursday; practice your readings for the May Procession tomorrow; bring your robes, girls appropriate outfit under the white gown and boys: shirt and tie under the gown, appropriate shoes for all, no caps, just the gowns, thanks :) 8th Grade: please remember to have your parent email me and the attendance office to let us know that if your parent is not driving you tomorrow and that you are going in a car with another 8th grade parent to Champs, thanks! Monday 5/15Science 6: study vocabulary terms for quiz Wednesday- I will give you the definition, you will give me the term; organ, gland, endocrine gland, hormones, impulse, neurons, enzymes, alveoli Math 6: workbook page 73, #1-20 all Religion 8: Chapter 17 test Wednesday Science 8: work on the design of your first racer-you will race it in school if you have not already done so Science 7: define four terms in copybook that were given to you in class Tuesday 5/16Science 6: finish coloring the worksheet about the digestive system, study your vocabulary for a quiz tomorrow Math 6: workbook page 74 all, return chapter 6 test Thursday, signed if below a 90 Science 8: work on your racer packet-sketch the diagrams on the design sheet-front, side, and top views, complete the rocket racer data sheet for trial 1 and trial 2, complete the information on page 3 for your rocket racer #1 run; we can finish the rest in class tomorrow Science 7: page 752 #11, 12, 13, we did #1-10 in class Wednesday 5/17Science 6: page 103 #1 Math 6: workbook page 62 #10-20 even, return chapter 6 test tomorrow (signed if below 90) Science 7: review material from class notes Science 8: choose one of the following topics to research in class tomorrow if you have not already- first human flight in space, Mariner voyages, Apollo missions, Pioneer voyages, Voyager 1, Voyager 2 or any U.S. mission to explore any of the planets or the moon; we will discuss more in detail tomorrow 8th Grade-Please return NYC lunch order form by tomorrow, thanks Monday 5/22Science Grade 6: write a short story (no more than two paragraphs) about a war between pathogens and white blood cells in a person's body Math Grade 6: workbook page 80 #1-13 all, show work in copybook, final test is next Thursday, review material in chapter 6 and addition & subtraction of fractions Religion: review study guide for final test next Friday Tuesday 5/23Science 6: answer the rest of the questions on the study guide Math 6: finish problems on workbook page 81(all), final test is next Thursday, the 1st, review material in chapter 6 and addition and subtraction of fractions Science Grade 7: answer the next question on the study guide and review the questions we went over in class Religion 8: review the study guide Science Grade 8: hand in your stapled rocket racer paper tomorrow (answers in sentences) and you should be be ready to type your slide show notes tomorrow in class, meaning your space exploration summary report is typed with a title page and bibliography(send to me when done) |