Eighth Grade Bulldog Pride Newsletter


From the leadership team

Math

Monday 04/08: LEAP PREP: TYPE 2 AND TYPE 3 TASK; COMPLETE LEAP PRACTICE ( 360 FORM 2 AND LEAP PRACTICE TEST).

Tuesday 04/09: ELA / MATH LEAP SESSION 1, NO CALCULATOR.

Wednesday 04/10: ELA / MATH LEAP SESSION 2, CALCULATOR.

Thursday 04/11: ELA / MATH LEAP SESSION 3, CALCULATOR.

Friday 04/12: Fun relaxed activity to unwind before Spring Break. Designing your own Avitar (Honors class).

Candy Wrapper scale drawing (Blocks 4 & 7)

Early finishers:Put artifacts and foldable in Learning Log under modules 5, 6, and 7.

LEAP PREP NIGHT BEFORE EACH TEST:

8th Graders, you got this!!!!! Do your best on the TEST!!!

HAVE A FABULOUS SPRING BREAK!! BE SAFE AND ENJOY YOUR WEEK OFF.  

ELA

Monday 04/08--LEAP Test Prep--EOY (Literary and Informational Text--No Written Response)

Tuesday 04/09--ELA/Math LEAP Session 1 (LAT or RST)*

Wednesday 04/10--ELA/Math LEAP Session 2 (RST or NWT)*

Thursday 04/11--ELA/Math LEAP Session 3 (EOY)*

Friday 04/12--Anything that is NOT LEAP-related!* :)  Have a Spectacular Spring Break!

*8th graders will only meet with each class period once or twice during the 3 day testing period. We will be reading a fun play on those days, and will continue the play on Friday when we have no testing and are running on a regular schedule.

LEAP Test Dates: Science/SS--April 29-May 1

8th Grade Farewell Info:  Tuesday, May 21st 9:00-10:30; Send Pictures by April 30th; Send T-shirt order form and money by May 10th; Send donations to Ms. Nena in front office or any 8th grade teacher.

Science

Barron

Monday-Metabolic Lesson 3 Lab (Movement of Molecules)

Tuesday-Metabolic Lesson 3 Lab completion (Movement of Molecules)

Wednesday- Metabolic Lesson 4 (What happens to molecules that don’t get absorbed by the small intestine?)

Thursday- Metabolic Lesson 5 (What happens to the different substances in food as it travels through the digestive system?)

Friday- Digestive and body system article and questions.

Reed

Monday: metabolic lesson 2

Tuesday - Thursday: metabolic lesson 3 day 1

Friday: metabolic lesson 3 day 2

Social Studies

Monday- introduction to the Civil Rights Movement

Tuesday-Thursday- State testing for ELA and Math- continue learning about the key events of the Civil Rights movement.

Friday- Baton Rouge Bus Boycott and how this lead to the Montgomery Bus Boycott

girls Health and Pe

Volleyball and Recreational Games

boys health and pe

Volleyball and Recreational Games

Journey to Careers

We will continue Junior Achievement Lessons during LEAP Testing. Good Luck 8th Graders!  DO YOUR BEST!!!

Band

Upcoming Events 

 Band Fundraisers this year:  Try to start wrapping up chocolate sales, so we can start getting to the end of the fundraiser.

updates/reminder

Refer to the calendar below for testing dates.  As a reminder, our goal is 100% attendance every day!  Also, all cell phones, Smart Watches, Fitbits, etc. are to remain home these days.  If  students bring electronic devices to school during testing days, the device will be picked up during testing and will be returned at at the end of the day.  Thank you for your help and cooperation.