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Welcome to Grades 8, 7 & 6 :)
Homework  & information will be posted daily

Monday 9/11
Religion Grade 8: review for chapter one test on Wednesday
Science 6: study vocabulary & definitions for quiz on Friday
Math 6: workbook page 1 #1-6 and workbook page 4 #1-12 all
Science 7: review vocabulary for quiz Friday
Tuesday 9/12
Science 6: study vocabulary for quiz on Friday
Math 6: finish problems on workbook page 4
Science 8: workbook page 8 #5
Religion 8: chapter 1 test tomorrow
Wednesday 9/13
Science 6: review vocabulary-quiz Friday
Math 6:workbook page 5 #1-21 odds
Religion 8: finish prayer card
Thursday 9/14
Math 6: workbook page 5 # 23, 25, 27, 29
Back to School Night begins at 7 pm
8th Grade parent meeting is at 6:30
Science 7: vocab quiz Monday
Monday 9/18
Science 6: read over workbook page 6, return quiz this Thursday-signed if below 90
Math 6: workbook page 7 #1-17 odds
Science 8: review terms & definitions for quiz on Friday
Tuesday 9/19
Science 6: read over page 9
Math 6: workbook page 8 # 1, 5, 9, 13, 17, 19
Science 7: return vocabulary quiz Thursday, signed if below a 90, study 4 facts from today's notes
in your copybook
Science 8: review terms and definitions in your copybook for quiz on Friday
Wednesday 9/20
Science 6: read over page 10 of workbook
Math 6: workbook page 9 #1, 6, 8, 11, 16, 21, 23
Science 8: log onto website and locate your e-book, check it out
Science 7: log onto website and locate your e-book, check it out
Thursday 9/21
Science 8: remember vocab quiz tomorrow on terms
Math 6: workbook page 11 #1-10 all
Return coupon books or checks if you have not already done so, thanks
Friday 9/22
Religion 8: chapter 2 test on Tuesday, complete & review study guide
Monday 9/25
Science 6:quiz Friday-look over the study sheet-explain what the Coriolis effect is
Religion 8: chapter 2 test Wednesday-study notes
Tuesday 9/26
Science 6: quiz Friday-look over the study sheet, be able to explain the Coriolis effect, finish sketches we started in class today
Religion 8-chapter 2 test tomorrow
Math 6- workbook page 10 #1-14 all
Science 8: review classwork
STEM elective: bring empty water bottle tomorrow (today's class)
Wednesday 9/27
Science 6: look over notes for quiz  Friday
Math 6: finish question 16
Thursday 9/28
Science 6: study your study sheet for quiz tomorrow
Math 6: chapter one test is Monday, finish text page 64 #17-24
Dress down day tomorrow with a donation
Monday 10/2
Math 6: return chapter one test on Thursday, signed if below 90, do test corrections in red on the theme tablet paper if you have any incorrect
Religion 8: What is the great commandment and how can you live it? Write questions & answer in copybook, bring  picture of your pets for Wednesday at 9:15 for blessing
Science 8: review class notes for quiz next week
Science 7: return lab sheet on Thursday, sign if below 90, review typed notes for quiz next Tuesday,   the 10th
Tuesday 10/3
Science 6: read over class notes we highlighted today on workbook pages 15 & 16
Math 6: workbook page 14 #1,4,7,10,13,14,15,16,19,22, 24 & return chapter one test on Thursday with test corrections done; signature if below 90 on the test
Religion 8: Chapter 4 test next Wednesday, start reviewing 
Science 7: study notes for quiz next Wednesday
Wednesday 10/4
Math 6: workbook page 15 #1, 5,9, 12,15,18, 20, 22, 24, return math test tomorrow
Religion 8: chapter 4 test next Wednesday
8th grade remember to wear sports jerseys Friday or school blue & white for spirit day
Box tops will be collected next Wednesday
Thursday 10/5
Science 6: read over workbook pages 19-21 for class tomorrow
Math 6: workbook page 16 #1, 5, 9-14 all, 21 & 22
Science 7: finish labeling and coloring the plant & animal cell, due tomorrow-return lab sheet if you did not hand it in today
Science 8: quiz on Tuesday
Friday 10/6
Science 7: review your typed notes for quiz on Tuesday
Science 8: review your notes for quiz on Tuesday
Return any quizzes, labs, or tests that have not been returned
Monday 10/9
Math 6: workbook page 18 odds
Science 7: quiz tomorrow, review your notes
Science 8: quiz tomorrow, review your notes
Religion 8: Chapter 4 test Wednesday, review classnotes
Yankee Candle forms due back this Friday
Tuesday 10/10
Math 6: workbook page 19 #1-15 odds and #29
Science 7: read and complete diagrams on page 25
Religion 8: study for chapter 4 test for tomorrow
Bring a water bottle or clear container with lid to stem class this week
Wednesday 10/11
Science 6: review workbook pages 25-29
Math 6: workbook page 20 #1, 3, 5
Religion 8: do activity on page 56 in copybook, return chapter 4 test next Thursday
Science 8: read page 34
Science 7: read workbook page 31 and answer # 1&2 on page 32 for class Friday
Yankee candle forms due back Friday
Bring a water bottle or clear container with a lid to stem this week
Friday 10/13
Science 7: return the cells quiz next Thursday, the 19th-signed if below 90
Monday 10/16
Science 6: read page 38
Math 6: Chapter 2 test on Wednesday, finish # 21-24 on text page 82
Science 8:study for quiz on Friday
Science 7: answer questions on page 39 for class on Wednesday
Tuesday 10/17
Math 6: review page 82 for chapter 2 test tomorrow, bring sharpened pencil and loose leaf paper
Wednesday 10/18
Math 6: text page 89 #1-8
Religion 8: study chapter 5 notes for test on Tuesday
Science 8: study notes for quiz on Friday
Science 7: study notes for quiz on Friday
Thursday 10/19
Religion 8: study chapter 5 notes for test Tuesday
Science 8: study notes for quiz tomorrow
Science 7: quiz for tomorrow has been rescheduled for Monday, review your notes
Dress down day tomorrow, suggested donation: bag of candy or $2.00, 
may dress down if struggling financially, thank you
Friday 10/20
Science 7: study for quiz on Monday
Please return conference papers by Tuesday the 24th, thanks
Monday 10/21
Science 6: review today's class notes about matter
Math 6: chapter 2 test - return on Thursday, signed if below 90; workbook page 24 # 1, 5, 8, 11, 14-show the work, can check with calculator
Science 7: answer questions 1 and 2 on workbook pages 47 & 48
Religion 8: review your notes for chapter 5 test on Wednesday
Tuesday 10/24
Science 6: study notes for quiz on Friday
Math 6: finish workbook page 25 #1-20 all
Religion 8: review for chapter 5 test tomorrow
Grade 8: Reminder that the Maguire High School Scholars application deadline is November 1st, please send in the forms asap along with any community service and extracurricular activity information for Ms. Pagan to include on the recommender letter, thank you
Science 7: return quiz Thursday, if below 90 have it signed, keep working on your cells project-bring in materials or use the ones here for class on Thursday, you will present on Friday
Wednesday 10/25
Science 6: study typed notes for quiz on Friday
Math 6: finish workbook page 25
Thursday 10/26
Math 6: workbook page 26 #1, 5, 9, 13, 17, 19, 21, 22; return chapter 2 test if you still have it
Monday 10/30
Science 6: read over class pages from today
Math 6: workbook page 28 odds #1-28
Science 7: finish your sickle cell anemia report and email it to me at cynthia.sana@mtcschool.org
Thursday 11/2
Science 6: finish page 62
Math 6: workbook page 29 #1-27 odds only
Monday 11/6
Math 6: workbook page 30 odds #1-15
Science 8: finish reading page 75
Religion 8: Chapter 6 test on Wednesday-study your notes
Science 7: finish page 58 #22
Bring in canned goods for the food drive, due in Nov. 27th
Tuesday 11/7
Science 6: return quiz on Thursday, if 90 or 100-no signature needed; if below 90 please sign & return
Math 6: workbook page 31 # 1, 3, 5, 7, 10, 13, 14, 15
Religion 8: study for chapter 6 test tomorrow
Science 7: answer #1 page 65
Please return signed progress reports if you did not meet with the teacher, thank you
Wednesday 11/18
Science 6: return quiz tomorrow, go over it, must be signed if below 90
Math 6: workbook page 32 #1-11 all
Religion 8: test rescheduled for Friday, seminarian tomorrow
Science 7: finish ten daily activities on worksheet from class today, side one of the sheet should have been finished in class, also if you have not sent the sickle cell report to me-send it by Friday the latest
Science 8: look over review notes from class today
Thursday 11/9
Science 6: look over unit 1 review in workbook from class today
Math 6: workbook page 32 #12-21 all, workbook page 33 #1-8 all
Religion 8: chapter 6 test tomorrow
Science 8: quiz on Wednesday next week-review notes
Science 7: quiz on Wednesday next week-review notes from class today
Monday 11/13
Math 6: workbook page 35 #1-6 all-show the work
Religion 8: return chapter test on Thursday, bring in an item for the food drive
Science 8: quiz rescheduled for Thursday due to no class today
Science 7: quiz rescheduled for Thursday, we will discuss more in class tomorrow
Bring a clear, clean jar to make rock candy for STEM class this week
Tuesday 11/14
Math 6: finish workbook page 35
Science 7 & 8: study notes for quiz on Thursday
Wednesday 11/15
Science 6: if you need more than 15 minutes to finish your research, do some more tonight because I will ask you to send the information to me tomorrow in class
Math 6: finish text page 116 problems
Religion 8: test next Tuesday, review your notes
Science 8: study for quiz tomorrow
Science 7: study typed notes for quiz tomorrow
Thursday 11/16
Science 6: finish your research if you did not present today in class
Math 6: go on www.ixl.com and work on grade 6 math A section problems, spend about 15 minutes working on the problems
Grade 8: give the letter to your parents about the consumable subscription/social studies that was sent home today, dress down tomorrow if you bring in a canned food item for the food drive
Wednesday 11/22
Religion 8: Chapters 7 & 8 test next Wednesday
Return any tests you owe signed asap
Box tops will be collected next Thursday
Enjoy your Thanksgiving break
Monday 11/27
Math 6: return part one of math test on Thursday; you will be given back part two tomorrow, bring a calculator and sharpened pencils to class daily
Religion 8: study notes for chapters 7 & 8 test on Wednesday, finish thought questions in copybook if you didn't finish them in class
Science 7: read pages 84 & 85 and answer questions on the pages by tomorrow
NJHS members please ask if you can stay after school on Monday or Wednesday to help with homework club-pick up time is 4:15, thank you
Thanks again for all of your support with the canned food drive, the truck will be here on Wednesday to pick up all of the donations
Tuesday 11/28
Science 6: read page 88 for lab tomorrow
Religion 7: finish #1-7 on worksheet re page 228
Math 6: workbook page 36 #1-8 all, bring back your part one and part two math test on Thursday (signed if below 90)
Religion 8: study for chapters 7 & 8 test tomorrow
Science 7: review class notes on the systems
Wednesday 11/29
Math 6: finish workbook page 36, bring back chapter 3 test part one and part two tomorrow
Science 7: page 90 #13
Thursday 11/30
Math 6: workbook page 27 #1-10 all
Monday 12/4
Math 6: work on IXL problems section A; complete workbook page 38 odds
Religion 7: test on Thursday-refer to your notes
Tuesday 12/5
Math 6: workbook page 39
Religion 7: study your notes for test on Tuesday
Religion 8: study for chapter 9 test on Friday
Sign up for Adopt A Family through sign up genie email sent last week, 
gifts are to be in school by Tuesday (unwrapped), thanks
Wednesday 12/6
Religion 7: write what the main idea of the NYC video was about today, 
study for test tomorrow-refer to your study guide
Thursday 12/7
Science 6: quiz on Tuesday, study your notes
Math 6: workbook page 40 #1-9 show work in copybook
Science 7: look over your study guide notes for test next wednesday
Science 8: look over your notes for test on Monday
Religion 8: chapter 9 test tomorrow, study
Let me know if your parents did not receive the Adopt  A Family email sent out on 11/30
Monday 12/11
Science 6: great review today in class, study your notes for quiz tomorrow
Math 6: workbook page 41 #109 all, quick quiz on Thursday on adding and subtracting equations
Science 7: study notes for quiz on Wednesday, read 98-102 & answer #1-5
Middle School, please send in Adopt a Family gifts tomorrow, thanks!
Tuesday 12/12
Math 6: workbook page 41, #10-22 all, show the work
Science 7: study for science quiz tomorrow
STEM lab: bring in pennies for last period-we will clean them in various ways
Thursday 12/14
8th grade be here by 6:00 tonight, great practice today :)
6th & 7th be in homeroom by 6:15
Monday 12/18
Math 6: workbook page 43 #1-8, do work in copybook
Tuesday 12/19
Math 6: workbook 44 #1-9 all
Return all test/quizzes tomorrow
Box tops due Thursday
Wednesday 1/3/18
Math 6: workbook page 45 #3
Science 6: we will finish working on project in class
Religion 7: finish class work picture of bible passage & your summary in your own words in no less than 7 sentences, send it to me at cynthia.sana@mtcschool.org and read top of page 242 #2 answer in copybook and read 243 and answer #1-10 in copybook to prep for a test next week
Religion 8: https://www.paprofile.org/for-students/ for contest if you're interested
Science 8: read text 19-22
Science 7: read and answer questions on page 106
Friday 1/5
Since it looks like more snow is on the way, here goes with homework:
Science 6, 7, 8: NEWSELA articles online, complete another article online, 
Math 6: work on IXL, go for the points!! 
Religion 7: I have received some of your religion Bible passage assignments, you will be sharing next week so I need them by Wednesday, please work on completing it if it was not sent to me, thanks!
Remember Mass this weekend
Monday 1/8
Science 6: NEWS/ELA articles, research on report due Friday
Math 6: complete text page 144, #14, 17, 20, 23, 25, 27, aiming for test next week Tuesday
Religion 7: work on Bible passage, due Wednesday
Tuesday 1/9
Science 6: continue to work on research/classwork, and read a NEWSELA article by Friday 
if report is done
Math 6: ixl (optional); chapter 4 test next Tuesday-review before then
Religion 8: finish page 128 & activity
Religion 7: Bible passage typed & sent to me with picture should be done; answer questions for page 127 in copybook, look over page 126 if you did not get there in class today
Science 7: read & answer 109-113; you should have read 107 & 108 in class and answered 109-113-complete it if not finished
Box tops due in Thursday
Homework club tomorrow
Wednesday 1/10
Science 6: research due Friday-work on some more if not completed
Math 6: IXL, test part one scheduled for Tuesday, we will review more tomorrow, part two scheduled for Wednesday, bring a calculator to class every day
Religion 8: answer reflection question
Religion 7: answer questions on page 126 if you did not, read 128 and answer activity questions in copybook, MAKE SURE PAGE 109 is completed 
Thursday 1/11
Math 6: text page 523 #7a, 7b, 8, 9; test next week
Religion 7: read and do page 129
Science 8: pages 23 & 24
Science 7: we will continue migration project tomorrow, bring in any signed papers, tests that were not handed in today to class tomorrow
Friday 1/12
Math 6: chapter four test part one next time we meet
NEWS ELA articles can be read- aim for completing 5 by February 14th
Remember to attend Mass
Tuesday 1/16
Sorry, technical difficulties - all classes were instructed to write down their homework
Wednesday 1/17
Science 6: 15 minutes research, continue from where you left off in class 
Math 6: part two tomorrow of chapter 4 test, review, try to do some ixl
Science 7: 15 minutes/report page 110 #4 due next Wednesday
Science 8: review notes, finish ten questions
Religion 8: page 136
Thursday 1/18
Science 6: 15 minutes research due Wed
Math 6: ixl (optional) 
Science 7: 15 minutes report page 110 #4
Science 8: continuation of classwork
wear eagles apparel tmrw
Monday 1/22
Science 6: study period
Math 6: 15 minutes ixl
Religion 8: chapter 12 test Wednesday, memorize prayer "I know..."
Science 8: spend 15 minutes reviewing research from class, preview 25-27
Science 7: spend 15 minutes reviewing research from class, work on report page 110 #4
Remember to think of board game ideas for next week for The Space Race
Tuesday 1/23
Science 6: spend 15 minutes on report, regional climate then city
Math 6: workbook page 47 odds and ixl
Religion 8: chapter 12 test tomorrow open book, finish activity
Science 8: spend 15 minutes on research
Science 7: spend 15 minutes on 114-118, pick up where you left off from class; Animal migration reports due tomorrow)
Elective: we are creating a board game for CSW, bring your ideas to class
Wednesday 1/24
Science 6: spend 15 minutes on workbook pages
Math 6: workbook page 49 #1-9 all
Religion 8: I know that...memorize the prayer
Science 8: spend 15 minutes on research
Science 7: page 116 row 2
Thursday 1/25
Science 6: read 132 & 133
Math 6: return chapter 4 test tomorrow & do workbook page 49 #19-28 (try your best)
Religion 8:  finish activity on 144 if not done, think of lyrics for 8th grade CSW song, 
Science 8: CSW lyrics for song
Science 7: read over page 116, answer as many as you can on 117 in 15 minutes
Appropriate dress down for tomorrow with your breakfast bag item, thanks!
Friday 1/26
Remember Mass
Monday 1/29
Science 6: review your page 131 notes for study period tomorrow
Math 6: workbook page 50 #1-9 all
Religion 8: say a prayer
Tuesday 1/30
Wednesday 1/31
Math 6: workbook page 51 #22-25, return tests if you did not already do so, thanks
Thursday 2/1
Vocation Awareness, hope you enjoyed the talks
Dress down tomorrow/Eagle wear
Noon dismissal Friday
Friday 2/2
Remember Mass
Math 6: integer subtraction quiz on Tuesday, review page 50 of workbook
Monday 2/5
Science; delay, can go ahead and look in google classroom for lesson 3 notes for upcoming quiz TBA
Math 6: finish text 157 up to #34, complete workbook page 50 #11-15, quiz on subtraction of integers tomorrow
Religion 8: Chapter 13 test next Monday
Science 8: review classwork daily, if you have not already done so write definitions for orbit, phase, eclipse & sketch a picture for each, write 3 words you think of that are associated with the terms & a sentence
Science 7: summarize your answers from text 119 & 120 in a paragraph in your copybook for class tomorrow, refer to self-check on page 120 for further explanation, be prepared with your materials for class, title your paragraph as the one in blue on page 119
Elective: continuation of board games, continue to bring your awesome ideas to make this game a 2D game, most of you have created the board with questions, the next step is to create the 2D effect
Tuesday 2/6
Science 6: review classroom docs for lesson 3 upcoming quiz notes
Math 6: workbook page 50 #16-21 use a number line
Religion 8: study period
Science 8: review 25-27 for lesson quiz TBA
Science 7: review 80 to 97 pages that are completed in your book, we will complete other pages in class
Elective: awesome job on the space boards so far, keep up the outstanding work :)
Wednesday 2/7
No school
Thursday 2/8 
No school
Friday 2/9
Science 6: read over lesson 3 unit 1 for quiz on Tuesday
Math 6: ixl (optional), rest up for Monday's class
Religion 8: Chapter 13 test Monday, class with Miss Joyce on Tuesday
Science 8: lesson 1 quiz Wednesday
Auction envelopes were sent home today
Remember Mass
Monday 2/12
Science 6: review lesson 3 & classwork from today's lesson on 137, quiz rescheduled for Thursday
Math 6: workbook page 51 #1-21 all (some already did 21, thank you)
Religion 8: read 151, answer questions on 152, share Lent calendar
Science 8: INFORM FAMILY OF YOUR RUBRIC GRADE FOR PRESENTATION
Science 7: spend 15 minutes looking up research from text 119 & 120, can always read a NEWSELA article
STEM: game boards look awesome, bring materials to class to complete the game board, need questions for the cards re science, math, and tech- we will make them in class
Tuesday 2/13
Science 6: answer questions 1-10 by Thursday, read content information handout
Math 6: finish workbook page 51
Religion 8: read 151, answer 152 
Science 8: answer questions on handout sheet
Science 7: continue to spend 15 minutes on gathering information for text 119 & 120, this ia shared group effort to complete the presentation
Wednesday 2/14
Science 6: same as Tuesday post & return rubric tomorrow
Religion 8: study period today, answer 152 of text 
Science 8: quiz on Friday
Science 7: presentations due midnight tonight
Thursday 2/15
Science 6: return rubric, signed if below 90; continue quiz tomorrow
Math 6: #20
Religion 8: study tomorrow
Science 8: study for quiz
Science 7: art today
Friday 2/16
Remember Mass
Any tests that have not been signed & returned need to be returned on Tuesday, 
some students need to clean up their lockers so they can find their papers
Tuesday 2/20
Science 6: describe how temperature of ocean currents relates to weather and climate in a short 6 sentence paragraph, no more or less than 6 sentences in copybook, thank you; return quiz on Thursday-this grade is not included in the progress report which was written last week & you will receive those this week; the grade on option C is different from the grade now posted on Option C
Math 6: workbook page 52 #1-16 all. ixl- one hour in this week by Monday  next week
Religion 8: return test tomorrow,  continue your list of Catholics and Catholic organizations who work to improve the world today; Lent calendar; continue to prepare for the assessment- refer to study guide
Science 8: write why winter days are shorter and colder than summer days in your copybook; observe night sky two nights this week before class on Friday so we can compare the differences, return quiz on Thursday, 
Science 7: Reread 98-113 in book; quiz on Friday 
STEM: should have 5 ?'s in each category-science, tech, engineering, and math on a card for your space race game that is due on your second day of your stem class, working on it in class
Return PROGRESS REPORTS THURSDAY-SIGNED< THANK YOU :)
Wednesday 2/21
Science 6: read over 141 & 142, return quiz & progress report
Math 6: workbook page 52 #19-24, return progress report, ixl, return any quizzes or tests in your possession
Religion 8: answer question in copybook, return progress report
Science 8: look at night sky two nights..., work on comparing the two nights views, NEWSELA articles, read page 30 and answer ?'s
Science 7: read over 98-113 including what we added today in class so you're ready for quiz on Friday 
PROGRESS REPORTS ARE DUE BACK TOMORROW-PLEASE HAVE THEM SIGNED & RETURNED, THANKS 
Thursday 2/22
Science 6: review notes
Math 6: ixl, integer rules for poster
Religion 8: Theology of Body
Science 8: same as Wednesday
Science 7: review notes 98-113 for quiz tomorrow
Friday 2/2
Remember Mass
Monday 2/26
Science 6: read over page 145 notes, NEWSELA
Math 6: answer five questions in copybook & try to get more sleep, thanks 
Science 8: review classwork, NEWSELA
Science 7: review classwork, NEWSELA
Tuesday 2/27
Science 6: Newsela, read over class work from today
Math 6: workbook 53 #1-6 all
Science 6: Newsela, read over notes
Science 8: read over class notes, Newsela
Stations of Cross today, thanks for praying & participating
Religion 8: answer question in copybook, read 157 by Friday & define papal states in copybook
Wednesday 2/28
Math: see your homework book, return poster Friday
Science 6: review classwork, see homework book
Thursday 3/1
Math 6: text 153 #7-8-9
See homework book for all classes
Friday 3/2
remember Mass
Monday 3/5
Science 6: work on your question & write answer on docs
Math 6: text 163 #12,14,16-review the rules, show  the work in copybook
Tuesday 3/6
Science 6: was a study period, work some more on your research for class, 
see text 146 to work on step by step directions on google docs
Math 6: workbook 53 #7, 9, 11, 13; ixl 15 minutes
Religion 8: page 159 all, chapter 14 test next Tuesday
Science 8: read and answer 39
Science 7: read and answer 128, return quiz, last one took it today, signed if below a 90
STEM: hope you enjoyed playing the various space race board games developed by your peers
Wednesday 3/7
Thursday 3/8
Science 6: no class, see Tuesday
Math 6: student tries to do corrections for workbook page 53 #7-9-11-13, bring it in with your attempt at corrections, spend 15 mins max on this, finish N.1 and N.2 on ixl today with 80% minimum score
Religion 8: Chapter 14 test next Tuesday, study for it
Science 8: read over 38-40
Science 7: page 129 #8 and return quiz (signed if below 90)
Friday 3/9
Remember Mass & sharpened #2 pencils for terra nova starting up 
Monday 3/12
Science 6: answer your part of page 146 #3&4 and bring to class tomorrow
Math 6: ixl: N.1-N.11 work on these in order with 80% score, this will help improve you math skills
Religion 8: chapter 14 test Tuesday
Science 8: read last paragraph on 41 and answer 23, quiz on unit 2 lesson 2 next week
Science 7: return quiz, answer #3 on page 7 and read page 8 answer #4
and bring all materials to class
Winter uniforms for pictures tomorrow
Tuesday 3/13
Science 6: work on your part of page 146 some more and continue onto #5, thanks
Math 6: work 15 minutes on N.1-N.11 in order on ixl-have 80% or higher and move onto the next level; two #2 sharpened pencils,; look over the review sheet I gave you in the beginning of the year
Religion 8: boys assignment for Mr. DeFrancesco due Thursday
Science 8: see Monday homework
Science 7: return quiz unit 2 lesson 4 and the rubric for your dehydration presentation, thanks
PENNIES for the bucket
Wednesday 3/14
Science 6: study period today, see Tuesday assignment 
Math 6: solve 12-n=5 in copybook, show steps for that one, work on ixl integers in order; look over the review sheet-bring in 2 #2 pencils, read text 164
Religion 8:  review classwork, review study guide, boys-bring homework for theology class
Science 8: TBA quiz on unit 2 lesson 2 pages 28-48 
Science 7: see Tuesday assignment
Silver, dollars? Tomorrow is the day...
Thursday 3/15
Science 6: NEWSELA articles
Math 6: finish classwork, work on ixl integers from where you last were & score 80 % or higher to go up
Religion 8: work on study guide material
Science 8: study classwork
Science 7: return rubric & quiz
Please take report card envelope home and return it by Tuesday
Monday 3/19
Science 6: #2 pencils
Math 6: ixl, #2 pencils, bring back check your progress on Wednesday
Religion 8: study guide
Science 8: finish #1 on page 45, read page 45
Science 7: review classwork, #2 pencils, please return quiz & rubric if you have not, thanks
Tuesday 3/20
Science 6: Complete your section of text 146 and share with your group, all of you together please do a spell & grammar check before submitting your final copy of the report by 3:00 on Wednesday so it can be graded, thank you and stay safe
Math 6: Please continue on ixl working on integers in sequence (15 minutes daily today and tomorrow), solve workbook page 54 #9-14 all & show the work not just the answer, thank you
Science 7: Please complete the following: Review page 12 & read page 13, highlight producer, consumer, decomposer definitions in the text and answer #12 on page 13, go online to https://www.hmhco.com/one and read the material for module C, lesson 1 up through page 13 if you don't have the book home, answer these two questions in your copybook: What essential function do decomposers perform in recycling matter? What would happen if decomposers became extinct? homework: read lab information on pages 14 & 15 before next class
Science 8: complete your famous scientist essay with bibliography and send to me on docs by 3:00 Wednesday, remember to do a spell check and grammar check, I will need your rubric so please bring it to school
Religion 8: to see how the iron curtain falls across Europe after World War II, answer the question in your copybook: In what ways can faith provide courage?
Read text 176 and highlight one main idea in each paragraph; Read this summary: During the war many priests served as chaplains. Many of them anointed the wounded and dying on battlefields. In countries where democracy prevailed after the war, Catholics influenced politics by voting for leaders who respected life and the rights of workers.  In countries taken over by by communists, Catholics were persecuted for their faith. Today, in these countries of Eastern Europe and in Russia, Catholics are free to practice their faith. Answer the following question in your copybook: What is one way you can speak out on the issue of justice and peace?
Wednesday 3/21
Thursday 3/22
Friday 3/23
Monday 3/26
BOX tops will be collected in April & May if you have any, thanks 
Science 6: read new workbook pages 4& 5, just read
Math 6: ixl 15 minutes on intetgers
Religion 8: complete 6/8 questions sheet, due next Tuesday
Science 8: quiz next Wednesday on unit 2 lesson 2, read over text 28-41
Science 7: no classes this week due to movie on Tuesday & Living Stations on Wednesday, remember to complete the assignment from last week's last class
STEM: paper clip creations all week
Tuesday 3/27
Science 6: review classwork page 5 in the book or online, read page 6 for next class next week, highlight definition for energy
Math 6: review classwork,share with a parent,  ixl 15 minutes on integers
Anyone who took a Pennsylvania Society for Biochemical research paper regarding the essay contest and poster contest, please make sure you follow the directions for submission as it is due April 1st, thanks
Wednesday 3/28
Science 6: define the word energy as in your text
Math 6: ixl 15 minutes integers
Religion 8: 6 out of 8 questions due Tuesday
Science 8: review for quiz on Wednesday
STEM: share your paper clip ideas with your family & how you are going to estimate cost, how to mass produce, create a package, design your package & then collaborate with your team to sell it & place on display
SPRING UNIFORM NEXT TUESDAY WHEN WE RETURN
Have a Blessed & Happy Easter with your family :)
Tuesday 4/3
Science 6: read #6 page 8 prior to class & review terms & material covered on pages 5 & 6, if you owe me last rubric, please return it
Math 6: workbook page 55 #1-9 all  15 mins ixl
Religion 8: finish activity on page 183
Science 8: quiz unit 2 lesson 2 tomorrow, content on pages 28-41
Science 7: art today
STEM: re paper clip packaging, share your ideas with a family member
Wednesday 4/4
Science 6: had study, see Tuesday homework
Math 6: workbook page 55, #13-23 odds, 15 minutes ixl
Religion 8: answer journal question: In what ways can you work toward solidarity among all peoples?, preread 185 of text for tomorrow
Science 8: review for unit 2 lesson 2 quiz
Science 7: read page 16 and answer #13 & 14
STEM: same as Tuesday
8th Grade Gown paper due tomorrow
Thursday 4/5
Science 6: read page 9 & NEWSELA article
Math 6: workbook page 55 #25-28 all, ixl 15 minutes
Religion 8: journal question
Science 7: choose and read a NEWSELA article online
STEM: same paper clip creations
8th Grade: graduation gown paper due tomorrow
NJHS: please return field trip forms to me to Camilla by 4/10
8th Grade: please return retreat forms to me by 4/10

Friday 4/6
Math 6: ixl at least one hour should be completed this week
Remember Mass
Monday 4/9
Science 6: in own words write what you think energy transfer and energy transformation mean
Math 6: workbook page 179 # 1 & 2 show the work, ixl
Religion 8: chapter 16 quiz due back Wednesday signed if below 90 & Exemplify Christ essay rubric due back Wednesday, answer journal question and review classwork
Science 8: page 50 choice due Thursday, decide which one you will work on before class tomorrow
Science 7: read page 17 before next class
STEM Elective: paper clips for sale, what an awesome display of unique items that some classes have designed & packaged for sale
NJHS and 8th grade please return permission forms for field trips tomorrow, thank you, NJHS payment through FACTS, thanks
Tuesday 4/10
Science 6: read page 11, just read it, thanks
Math 6: corrections due Friday, please show work, thanks, bring calculator to class & all materials, ixl
Religion 8: study period today
Science 8:  quiz signed & returned Thursday, research page 50 due Thursday, email me your work
Science 7: read top of page 17
Elective: paper clips
Wednesday 4/11
Science 6: NEWSELA
Math 6: exit paper , ixl, refer to Tuesday assignment
Religion 8: study period
Science 8: quiz signed and returned Thursday, page 50 due midnight Thursday
Science 7: art
Elective: paper clips
Thursday 4/12
Science 6: study period
Math 6: ixl  and see Tuesday work
Religion 8: finish writing Bible passage summaries, we will have class
Science 8: page 50 choice due midnight tonight
Science 7: read page 19, get ready, the frogs are coming...
Elective: Finalizing paper clip products, moving onto elephant toothpaste for next lesson, any paper towels will be greatly appreciated
Science Fair detailed information is on the way, projects will be brought to school on Monday, May 21st; the actual judging will take place on Tuesday, May 22nd, thanks
Friday 4/13
Science 6: NEWSELA
Math 6: return test prep corrections if you did not today, ixl
Religion 8: do a good deed
Science 8: return quizzes
Science 7: frogs will be here Tuesday
Elective: paper clip finales for some groups and onto another lesson
Remember Mass & enjoy the sunshine :)
Monday 4/16
Science 6: review page 13 from class today
Math 6: finish text page 465 #4 with a drawing that we started in class and with the two formulas we wrote in class- A= s x s and A= l x w and show the work on the graph paper that you were given today; do the same for #5 on same page-formulas and show the work, use calculator to double check your work, work on area problems on ixl this week
Religion 8: reflection due class time on Wednesday, refer to rubric
Science 8: review and complete 51 & 52 to "better than your ability", full sentences in chart, impress me with your knowledge
Science 7: continue research-paper due class time on Friday
STEM: keep working on toothpaste ingredients STEM paper, answer at least three different brands with 3 ingredients on each before class on Wednesday
Tuesday 4/17
Science 6: continue hydro power dam research that we started in class
Math 6: ixl area and exit slip
Religion 8: reflection due Wednesday, see rubric
Science 8: finish 51 and 52, double period tomorrow
Science 7: famous scientist paper due Friday
STEM; toothpaste ingredients
8th Grade Retreat Thursday
Wednesday 4/18
Science 6: continue research on hydroelectric power, refer to paper
Math 6: ixl area
Science 8: retreat Thursday
Religion 8: retreat Thursday
Science 7: frogs Friday
Anyone who went to the NJHS field trip with me on Monday, your papers are due a day later than the other students who were here in class working on their reports/essays/etc, thanks
Thursday 4/19
Science 6: hydropower research due tomorrow
Math 6: finish any problem not completed on workbook page 179 from class, draw and label on graph paper and show formulas and work, return any over due tests, quizzes etc please
Science 7: scientist paper due tomorrow unless you were with me on NJHS trip on Monday or at Kimmel center performing, thanks
FUND RUN: Let's raise some donations for MTC
Friday 4/20
Science 6: Hydroelectricity slides due by midnight tonight, start thinking about how you are going to create a model of the dam, please do not purchase store items, thanks
Math 6: ixl on area and perimeter
Science 7: scientist paper due today
Science 8: Unit One test next Thursday
SCIENCE CLASSES: The science fair topic paper is due back Monday
Remember Mass
Monday 4/23
Science 6: read page 17 before Wednesday; unit one lesson 1 quiz next week
Math 6: ixl;  complete area paper and exit slip & bring both back tomorrow
Religion 8: page 193 activity due tomorrow
Science 8: research page 56, test/quiz next week
Science 7: scientist paper was due Friday; read 19 and 20 of text; unit test next week; I should have your frog papers
Tomorrow the order forms are due in for a fund run t-shirt, thanks
Tuesday 4/24
Science 6: read page 17 before tomorrow, unit one lesson one quiz next week TBA
Math 6: ixl on area, return packet given to you on Thursday, anything below 90 must be signed-please read through each page & sign individual sheets, thanks so much :)
Religion 8: activity on text 194- 6 items on list
Science 8: research page 56, test/quiz next week
Science 7: read page 20 by tomorrow, unit test next week
Wednesday 4/25
Science 6;  review over unit one lesson one for quiz next week
Math 6: ixl area of a triangle, return packet and any papers in the packet signed if below 90, thanks
Religion 8: answer question in copybook
Science 8: same as yesterday, 3rd grade will be here tomorrow
Science 7: read page 20 & answer if you left for mathletes, we will continue with #4 tomorrow on page 20, unit test next week
FUND RUN: please do what you can to donate for this cause, thanks
Thursday 4/26
Science 6: review unit 1 lesson 1 for quiz next Wednesday, May 2
Math 6: workbook 181 #1-6
Religion 8: study period
Science 8: great job sharing with 3rd grade, quiz next Wednesday
Science 7: unit test next week, aiming for Wednesday
Fund run donations, please keep them coming in, thanks
BOX TOPS will be collected tomorrow
Friday 4/27
Science 6: unit one lesson one quiz on Friday next week
Math 6: ixl-area
Fund Run letters-please take them home
Monday 4/30
Science 6: had study period, start reading over pages 4 to 19 in book for quiz on Thursday, we will work on pages up to 21 tomorrow & Wednesday in class
Math 6: workbook 181 #13, ixl:area, exit slip from class today
Religion 8: finish two letters for shut ins, read and write summary of Bible readings: Luke 6:47-49, Matthew 13:1-9 and 18-23, short summary with quote in copybook; girls: Why is it important to honor Mary as May queen, typed with your name on it due Wednesday morning 
Science 8: read over 4-56 for unit test on Wednesday, review classwork, science fair
Science 7: read over unit one lesson one pages in text  4-23;  review classwork, quiz on Wednesday, science fair
Tuesday 5/1
Science 6: unit one lesson one quiz Thursday, review 4 to 21
Math 6: workbook 182 #1-6, ixl-area
Religion 8: answer # 9 & 10 on 199, share parent page 200 with a family member, do a good deed, study final notes; essays for Why is it important to honor Mary as the May Queen due in first thing Wednesday morning, typed
Science 8: test tomorrow, correct & complete page 58, read over 4-56 for unit test tomorrow
Science 7: return signed frog papers on Thursday, quiz on Wednesday on text 4-23
Wednesday 5/2
Science 6: review pages 4 to 21 for quiz tomorrow
Math 6: workbook page 182 #7-9 all, return two papers given out today
Religion 8: complete page 203 for class tomorrow
Science 8: science fair due in 5/21
Science 7: science fair due in  5/21, continue research for 15 minutes on topic of chemotrophs, we have been researching the properties of hydrogen sulfide and how the chemotrophs are not destroyed by the gas, what species of chemotrophs have been discovered 
Thursday 5/3
Science 6: science fair
Math 6: workbook page 182 #10-11-12
Religion 8: preread and answer questions on page 206 by Monday, review for final
Science 8: review classwork, science fair
Science 7:science fair, answer questions & send to me for presentation tomorrow
  1. What are chemotrophs?

  2. What species of chemotrophs have been discovered?

  3. What technologies help scientists explore deep sea vents?

  4. What topics are related to chemotrophs (such as the origin of life on earth and possibility of life on other planets)?

  5. How are chemotrophs not destroyed by the gas hydrogen sulfide?

  6. What happens to the food after a snail eats it?

  7. Why is a starch molecule a good source of energy for an organism?

  8. What will happen to an apple’s matter and energy?

  9. How do organisms use matter and energy?

   10. How do producers, consumers, and decomposers get matter &

         Energy?


Friday 5/4
Science 6: some owe me papers that were to be returned, please check at home, thanks
Science 7: we will begin presentations of chemotrophs on Monday, see you then
Remember Mass

Monday 5/7
Math 6: ixl area of parallelogram and exit slip 
Science 6: science fair items are to be brought in on Monday 5/21; review class notes
Science 8: review classwork, science fair items are to be brought to school on May 21st
Science 7: science fair, finish up your chemotroph report to present on Wednesday, return unit one lesson one quiz on Thursday, do corrections if below 90 and have it signed, thanks
Reminder that Ascension Thursday Mass is Thursday at 9:15, May Procession is Friday at 9:15, all are welcome; 8th grade students wear gown over appropriate wear that was discussed in school, thanks
Tuesday 5/8
Science 6: science fair, review class notes
Math 6: workbook page 183 #1-3-5-7
Religion 8: read over 207
Science 8: science fair
Science 7: science fair
Wednesday 5/9
Science 6: science fair, review notes
Math 6: ixl
Religion 8: read 209
Science 8: science fair
Science 7: science fair, rest of reports tomorrow
Thursday 5/10
Science 6: science fair
Math 6: ixl, workbook page 183 #2, 4, 6, 8
Religion 8: practice your readings for May Procession, remember your gown & singing voice; thanks :)
Science 8: science fair
Science 7: science fair
Friday 5/11
Science 6: science fair, see directions for writing your report about your project in the 7th grade homework section 
Math 6: ixl
Science 8: science fair
Science 7: science fair project and report: your typed paragraph report should include the title, abstract, the purpose of your experiment, what you think is going to happen (your hypothesis), a brief summary of what it was about, your conclusion, and how it can be improved if you were to perform the experiment again, include where you found your ideas for the experiment (if it was from the internet, just cite the source; if it was from a family relative etc, just say who & why), 12 font, double spaced, the STEM portion of this project for this year includes: your scientific facts which you mention in the abstract and summary, technology that was used (mention internet, etc), engineering-your chart(s) were designed by you so a short explanation about the chart(s), and mention any math that was used for your project, thanks : )  The stem part are the ideas, not to be confused with needing to write anything more, thanks.
Remember Mass
Monday 5/14
8th grade remember to bring in your field trip information tomorrow
Science 6:please return rubric for perpetual motion & your unit one lesson quiz quiz if you have not done so, thanks
Math 6: ixl 
Science 8: we will continue racers tomorrow
Religion 8: What do you consider the greatest problem or challenge we face in the world today? Who can help us overcome that problem? 
answer the two questions in journal copybook, review classwork
Tuesday 5/15
Science 6: science fair, some rubrics & Unit one quizzes need to be returned, thank you
Math 6: complete classwork workbook page 183 up to and including #22, ixl circumference of a circle
Science 8: racer project, science fair
Science 7: science fair
Wednesday 5/16
Science 6: Science exam on Monday, June 4th, 9-10:30
Math 6: Math exam Friday, June 1st, 9-10:30, ixl today
Honors Math Grade 8: Final Exam Friday June 1st, 9-10:30
Math Grade 8: Ms. Kobishop's class Friday June 1st, 9-10:30
Science 8: continue to work on improving your racer, trial race 2 is tomorrow, thanks
Science 7: Science exam on Monday, June 4th, 9-10:30
ALL science fair projects (Grades 5-8) are to be 
brought into school on Tuesday, May 22nd, thank you
Thursday 5/17
Science 6: science fair 
Science 8: rocket racer
Science 7: review your study guide, lab continues tomorrow
Math 6: ixl
Friday 5/18
Science 6: science fair tri fold and paper due in Tuesday; review your study guide for final on June 4th
Math 6: review your pages that we did in class and ixl, your final is on June 1st-review formulas and problems  on workbook 180-184
Science 8: rocket racer papers & your races should be done, final assessment is May 30th as you already know
Science 7: review your study guide, your final is on June 4th
Remember Mass
Thanks 8th grade for sending in your NYC info, your lunches have been ordered & looking forward to a great day in NYC on May 29th
Monday 5/21
For the science fair:
INDEX CARDS ARE TO BE ATTACHED TO UPPER LEFT HAND CORNER OF THE TRI-FOLD BOARDS WITH CATEGORY AND THE NUMBER ON THE FRONT, THANKS_____________________
Science 6: science fair project & report due in tomorrow, complete steps 5, 6, & 7 on page 
Math 6: ixl area, review workbook pages 180-183 formulas for final
Religion 8: review chapter for test on Thursday
Science 8: science fair project & research paper due tomorrow, work on assessment which is due May 30th
Science 7: science fair project & research paper due tomorrow
Tuesday 5/22
Tuesday 5/22
Science 6: study notes for final
Math 6: study workbook pages 180-183, ixl
Science 8: last of the racers ready to go & assessment
Science 7: study notes for final
Religion 8: review for chapter 19 test Thursday
Thanks for all of your hard work with the science fair projects and reports, winners to be announced next week
Wednesday 5/23
Science 6: review for final
Math 6: review workbook 180-183 formulas and and complete #5 on worksheet, review all area formulas, ixl
Science 8: assessment
Science 7: review for final
Religion 8: chapter 19 test tomorrow
8th grade: Class of 2018 t-shirt and appropriate shorts for NYC trip on Tuesday, bring umbrella, it's rained every year so far, bus is arriving at 6:45 am & we are leaving by 7:15 am, lunch orders have been sent in, good idea to bring some snacks etc for bus, we will make pit stop on way up for bathroom & again on the way back, comfortable walking shoes are suggested
Tuesday 5/29
Science 6: review for final
Math 6: review classwork and workbook pages 180-183 for final
Science 7: complete worksheet, review notes for final
Science 8: assessment is due tomorrow, be prepared to present
NEWSELA articles due in for May-5 was the goal, thank you
Wednesday 5/30
All classes: review for finals
Field Day activities on Thursday
Thursday 5/31
Study for finals-bring pencils and erasers
Friday 6/1
Study for Monday finals
Remember Mass over the weekend
June 7, 2018
All science fair tri-folds should be going home, please take them home and again congratulations to all winners
All gmail accounts will be shut off so please remove any important docs or videos on a separate drive if you want to see it again (papers you might want to use for high school reference etc); any questions please contact Mrs. Martello, thank you :)
THANK YOU VERY MUCH to my 8th grade parents for sending me such a wonderful group of children to work with this year; I have been blessed to be a part of their lives and wish them much happiness and success in their future! Enjoy your summer :)
Also. 8th grade students, your trifolds are here in the classroom-with all the excitement of graduation, we forgot to take them home so feel free to let me know if I can send it home with a sibling or friend tomorrow, 
thanks so much for all of your hard work on those projects!