• 8th Grade Announcements

     
         
     
     
     
    White Christmas Flyer
    December 12-14
     

    Classroom work for the WEEK OF December 9-13

    Camacho(STEM/Science): Please see Coach Camacho's website for specifics.

    Campos(Spanish): Please see Coach Campos' website for specifics.

    Fitz(ELAR):  We will be finishing up with Unit 6 on Monday and Tuesday, reading two poems that were written about the Holocaust.  Then we have a unit test on Wednesday and Thursday.  On Friday, we will begin writing for the Every Child Has A Name contest.  This is sponsored by the Dallas Holocaust Museum.

    Flanery(Social Studies):  

    Henderson(Honors ELAR):  

    *Literature/Drama & Nonfiction:

    Socratic Circle Discussion Monday- Test grade: [Anne Frank, Elie Weisel, & Corrie Ten Boom]

    Vocabulary Quiz Tuesday- Select 8 words from INB to do a personalized quiz.

    Complete Unit 6 Textbook: Nonfiction, Poetry, Speeches from Holocaust

    *Grammar: Simple, compound, and complex sentences

    *Weekend Reading: Your own pleasure reading book & one new vocabulary word.

     

    Holland(World History):  "Mr. World History Man" questions due Tuesday, Dec. 17th
     
    Mitchell(Algebra I): Please see Mr. Mitchell's website for specifics.

    Neff/Smith(Science):  Continue Plate tectonics; Unit 5 Test will be January 15th

    Walker(Social Studies):  

    Wilson(Pre-Algebra):  

       

    Information for 2019-2020:

    • 2019-2020 SUPPLY LIST

    • Algebra I Students: It is highly encouraged for you to have your own TI-84plus calculator.

    8th Grade Grading Policy

    The following guidelines apply to all academic areas (except Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Spanish and Honors W. History) 

    • Accurate and up to date grades shall be kept by each teacher with a minimum of 10 daily grades taken each quarter
    • There should be a minimum of 3 tests or equivalent assessments required each quarter. This category does not include semester exams.

    8th Grade:

    • Student will have up to 2 days to turn in late work
    • Honors classes will have 1 day
    • Point deduction for late work is left up to teacher discretion

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