Team 8 Blue Newsletter

Team 8 Blue 2/26-3/2

Parent Teacher Communication

Conference Forms

Your student should have received a yellow conference sheet. Please sign up for a time and return it on Monday. If you are moving before conferences you can just state that on the form.

Looking Ahead

The weekly Agenda is a projection of what will be accomplished in every class but could be subject to change depending on the needs of the students.

American History (Engel) –

Monday: Civil War Part 1 Quiz
Tuesday: Technology, Role of Women, Medicine, Hospitals
Wednesday: African American Soldiers
Thursday: Battle of Gettysburg
Friday: Gettysburg Address

English (Mr. Banks)-Next week in Language Arts, students will be independently working through a few non-fiction articles. They will be expected to take notes as they work, and complete a quiz at the end. The class will then begin our first fiction piece for the unit.

Math (Ms. Elliott)-

Math: Transformations (Reflection, Rotation, Translation) Quiz on Tuesday 2/27/18.

Symmetry Project handed out Monday due 3/2/18

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday: Congruent and Similar Polygons

Co-taught Math (Ms. Chou/Mrs. Story) –

-Monday – BPW Inv. 1.1/1.2 (Reflectional/Translational/Rotational Symmetry) – HW: BWP Inv. 1.1 Homework

-Tuesday – BPW Inv. 1.2/1.4 (Rotational Symmetry and More about Rigid Transformations)

-Wednesday – BPW Inv. 1 Review – HW: BPW Inv. 1 Study Guide

-Thursday – BPW Inv. 1 Quiz

-Friday – BPW Finish Inv. 1 Quiz

Foundational Math (Mrs. Story)-

Working on Functions

Algebra (Ms. Waugh) –

We will be finishing up Chapter 7, exponential functions, Chapter 7 test on Wednesday.

Science (Mrs. Miller/Mrs. Goodson) –

Monday: Completing 3.1 – What is heredity.

Tuesday: Introduce 3.2 – Probability – Assign 3.2 vocabulary

Wednesday: Probability activity

Thursday: Comparing Genotypes and Phenotypes

Friday: Quiz over 3.1 and 3.2 – 3.2 Vocabulary Graffiti due.

Example of Vocabulary Graffiti

Vocabulary Graffiti

General Team Reminders

Students should not be bringing slime to school. Students should also not have rubix cubes in the classrooms.Students may have a healthy snack 2nd or 3rd hour. This does not include candy or chips. And needs to be individual in size.

Candy should not be eaten in the classroom unless given to by an adult. Mints are included in this.

Starter expectations for all core classes are the same. Students are to come into the classroom, sit in their assigned seat, and complete the starter activity at a level 0.

Students were given a morning pass for before school help, it is on a lavender card.

Please help remind students to bring their materials to school.

Upcoming Events!

Conferences March 12-14th

No School March 15-23 (Conference Make-up and Spring Break)

Science State Assessments: March 27-29

NO School March 30 and April 2nd, Easter Break

Social Studies State Assessments: April 4-6

English Language Arts State Assessments: April 10-13

Math State Assessments: April 17-20

True Heroes

Integrity PRIDE award winners

Lily L.

Patriz S.

Virginia A.

Nora H.

Amauri P.

Next week’s PRIDE award will focus on Excellence

Excellence Quote

Please remember

Students need to replace school supplies through the year as they are used up. We have nearly gone through our supply of pencils and highlighters for them to borrow.

Math – Connect Four!

Moral Machine – Deciding the fate of who survives.

Box Tops For Education!

Don’t forget to send in your box tops! Mrs. Miller has sheets for the students to tape 10 box tops on and turn in. If you send your box tops in, we will get them on the sheets for you!


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