February 19, 2020 8th Grade ELA: Today, in class, we took an open notes Subject-Verb Agreement quiz and graded it; added to our online Portfolio – all things related to our Argument Unit (starting with debate notes and going through the essay), grammar notes/activities, Dystopian unit notes, anchor charts, etc.; finished Anchor Chart on what … Continue reading 8th grade ELA Classwork and Homework
In this week’s Messenger, Mrs. Heins invited parents to learn about the reading Benchmark Assessment System. She is offering two parent learning opportunities on either Tuesday, October 1, 2:15-2:50 (right before you pick up your child) or Wednesday, Oct. 2, 7:20-7:55 (as you drop them off in the morning). Please RSVP if you are … Continue reading Interested in Learning about Benchmark Assessments?
In 8th grade, our kiddos do a lot of writing because the best way to improve something is to practice, practice, practice. You will see in your child’s Writer’s Notebook many entries, ideas, blurbs, revision techniques, etc. Students are learning to not let their brains get in the way of their writing, meaning they let … Continue reading 8th Grade English Curriculum
During 8th grade, most of our reading is done in what is known as Independent Reading Workshop. Students select books that interest them and are near their level of reading, then write Responses to Reading. Students and I meet one-on-one on almost a weekly basis to set goals and discuss reading strategies they use to … Continue reading 8th Grade Reading Curriculum
Today’s homework is posted at the individual teacher’s pages. Please use these links to access them. 7th and 8th Math – Mrs. Kurz – Math Homework 7th and 8th Religion – Mrs. Slama – Religion Homework 7th and 8th Science – Mr. Buechter – Science Homework 7th and 8th Social Studies – Mrs. Thomas – Social Studies Homework 7th … Continue reading Homework
Today was a fantastic day! I truly enjoyed meeting all of you and welcoming you to my class. This will be a year filled with learning and challenges, as well as fun and memories. Please don’t hesitate to come to me if you have any questions or concerns.