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8th grade week of 11/11 to 11/15

Posted on November 9, 2019

Class News Letter

Here are some things the students will be working on in their subjects:

 CONGRATULATIONS to our 8th Grade Students who have taken the TACHS exam!!! 

 

5th Grade: * What is matter?

  • What makes up matter?
  • What are some particles of matter?
  • What are the states of matter?
  • How do we measure matter?         

6th Grade:           

  • What is mitosis?
  • Draw and label the steps of mitosis?
  • What is meiosis?
  • How do organisms reproduce?
  • What is a life span?
  • What are microorganisms?
  • How do microorganisms reproduce?

7th Grade:           

* What is the result of cell division?

  • What is cell differentiation?
  • What are stem cells?
  • What is tissue, and organ, and an organ system?
  • What is sexual reproduction?
  • What are chromosomes?
  • What are the phases of meiosis?

8th Grade: 

 

  • Students are creating a Clip Video on “Rocks”
  • What is the rock cycle?
  • What is the difference between extrusive and intrusive rocks?
  • What is the difference between compaction and cementation?
  • What are sedimentary rocks identification?

 

Important Dates:

11/11….School Closed

11/12… 8th Grade trip

11/13… Class Pictures…..Please make sure you are in full winter uniform. Shirts and ties!!  Boys make sure to bring a white collared shirt for graduation pictures. 

******All Missing Homework is to be handed in by 11/18******

5th Grade Homework:

Tuesday – pages 70-72

6th Grade Homework:

Tuesday – worksheet…Due 11/14

7th Grade Homework:

Tuesday – worksheet…Due 11/14

8th Grade:

Tuesday – worksheet…Due 11/14

8th Grade week of 11/4 to 11/8

Posted on November 3, 2019

Reminders:

Please return all important paper as soon as possible (8th Grade)

11/8…School Closed

11/9….8th Grade TACHS Test…..GOOD LUCK TO ALL!!!  YOU GOT THIS!!!

 

5th Grade Science:

Tuesday – pages 65-66 #’s 2-6

6th Grade Science:

Monday – worksheet…Due 11/6

Wednesday – worksheet…Due 11/7

Test Thursday….STUDY

7th Grade Science:

Monday – worksheet…Due 11/6

Wednesday – worksheet…Due 11/7

Test Thursday….STUDY

8th Grade Science:

Monday – worksheet…Due 11/6

Wednesday – worksheet…Due 11/7

Test Thursday….STUDY

 

 

8th Grade..week of 10/28 to 11/1

Posted on October 26, 2019

Class News Letter

    Here are some things the students will be working on in their subjects:

 8th GRADE IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Walk-A-Thon Monday! Halloween Parade is Thursday! First Friday Mass 11/1 Please make sure all forms and papers have been returned.

 5th Grade:          

* Students will be working in groups to design a balloon powered car.  They will test their cars in a competition. They will be judged on speed, safety, cargo (how much their car can hold) and appearance.  The class is doing a phenomenal job and working well and brainstorming ideas. Be on the lookout for pictures and videos on Class Dojo!!!

6th Grade:           

  • How were cells discovered?
  • How are cells organized??
  • What substances are found in all organisms?
  • How do animal and plant cells compare?
  • What is passive transport?

7th Grade:         

     * What is a cell cycle?

  • What are the phases of a cell cycle?
  • What is the interphases?
  • What are the phases of the interphase?
  • What is the mitotic phases?

 

8th Grade:

 

  • What are gemstones?
  • What are rocks?
  • How are rocks classified?
  • What are the three major types of rocks?
  • What is the rock cycle?

Homework

5th Grade: 

Tuesday – TBD

Wednesday – read pages 63-64, answer question #12

6th Grade:

Tuesday – worksheet

Wednesday – worksheet

7th Grade:

Monday – worksheet…Due 10/30

Wednesday – worksheet…Due 11/1

8th Grade Science:

Monday – worksheet…Due 10/30

Wednesday – worksheet…Due 11/1

8th Religion:

Thursday – worksheet

 

8th grade week of 10/21 to 10/25

Posted on October 20, 2019

8th Grade Reminders:  High School list of choices paper due ASAP!!!  Public School information sheet due ASAP. Both must be signed by parents.

 

5th Grade Science:

Monday – page 62 #11

Wednesday – worksheet packet

6th Grade Science:

Tuesday – worksheet…Due 10/24

7th Grade Science:

Monday – worksheet…Due 10/23

Wednesday – worksheet…due 10/25

8th Grade Science:

Monday – worksheet…Due 10/23

Wednesday – worksheet…due 10/25

 

 

 

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