TEAM 8 BLUE NEWSLETTER

TEAM 8 BLUE 4/2 – 4/6

PARENT TEACHER COMMUNICATION

STUDENTS HAVE A 4 DAY WEEKEND! WE’LL SEE YOU BACK TUESDAY!

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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.

April 2nd – 6th

American History (Engel) –

Here is what we have going on next week:
Monday: No School
Tuesday: Black Codes-the unfair laws passed in the Reconstruction south to attempt to keep African Americans as second class citizens
Wednesday: State Assessments
Thursday: State Assessments

Friday: State Assessments Make-Ups and if there is time introduce Andrew Johnson’s impeachment.

English (Mr. Banks)-Next week we will be planning and writing our end-of-unit essay. Students will have Tuesday and Wednesday for pre-writing/planning. They will have Thursday, Friday, and the following Monday to write. Essay are due Tuesday, April 3.

Math (Ms. Elliott)-

Tuesday and Wednesday will be spent reviewing for the Unit Test. On Tuesday, they will work on a study guide and a “Cheat Sheet” Notecard. This notecard will be their only resource they will have on the Unit Test.

Thursday and Friday: They will be taking the Unit Test.

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

Tuesday: Inv. 4.1 Dilations in a coordinate plane (CITY DESIGNER PROJECT DUE)

HW: Inv. 4.1 Extra Practice

Wednesday: Inv. 4.1/4.2 Similarity Transformations

Thursday: Inv. 4.2/4.3 Checking Similarity without Transformations

HW: Inv. 4.2 p. 88 #11-15

Friday: Inv. 4.3/4.4 Using Similar Triangles

HW: BPW Unit Study Guide

Foundational Math (Mrs. Story)-

Tuesday- Slope of stairs activity

Wednesday- Writing equations of lines practice and quiz

Thursday – Coding the slope and y-intercept in an equation, then graphing the line

Friday – Linear and Non-linear

Algebra (Ms. Waugh) –

Algebra students will continue learning about quadratic functions. Chapter 8 test will be at the end of the week.

Science (Mrs. Miller/Mrs. Goodson) –

Monday:No School

Tuesday: Introduce DNA

Wednesday: Part DNA Noes Page

Thursday: Crime-scene investigation

Friday: Analyzing the genetic code

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!

NO School March 30 and April 2nd,Extended Easter Weekend

Social Studies State Assessments: April 4-6

English Language Arts State Assessments: April 10-13

Manhattan Area Technical College Field Trip: April 12

Math State Assessments: April 17-20

Worlds of Fun Trip – May 22nd

8th grade Relay Day May 23rd

8th Grade Recognition – Afternoon of May 24th

RESPONSIBILITY PRIDE AWARD WINNERS.

Jasmin M.

Marcos A.

Seth C.

Ainsley P.

Kaden w.

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RESPONSIBILITY WEEK IS NEXT (AFTER SPRING BREAK) WEEK!

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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 borro