Eighth Grade Bulldog Pride Newsletter


From the leadership team

Math

Monday, 10/29 & Tuesday, 10/30: Eureka, Lesson 14: More on the Angles of a Triangle. Review for Test on angle relationships.  

Preparation for test on Wednesday: Know and apply all terminology associated with this unit.  Use your resources  such as Learning Log and Angle Relationship Wheel Foldable. to prepare for this test.

Wednesday, 10/31:   Module 2C  Test ( Angle Relationships and sum of the angles of a triangle).  Review Eureka Lessons 12, 13,and 14. Complete all Problem Sets in these  units prior to taking the test.

Thursday, 11/01: Module 3 A (Lesson 1: Introduction to Dilations.)  Exploration Activity.

Friday, 11/02: Continue lesson on Dilations on the coordinate plane.  Bell-Work #’s  9 & 10 are due .

Be prepared to take a quiz weekly on materials covered in class for the week.  Review materials daily and keep up with the Learning Log.  Put all completed assignments , dates, page numbers  and any other handouts in your learning log  daily.  Stay organized!!! An organized student is a successful student.  

ELA

Monday, Oct. 29--Teenbiz articles about perception and reality (Articles from Monday and Tuesday will be graded using a rubric)

Tuesday, Oct. 30--Teenbiz articles about perception and reality (Articles from Monday and Tuesday will be graded using a rubric)

Wednesday, Oct. 31-- Lesson 7 Irony in “The Ransom of Red Chief”

Thursday, Oct. 1-- Narrative Techniques- Dialogue, description, and logical event sequences

Friday, Oct. 2--Lesson 8: Rewriting a scene from “The Ransom of Red Chief” from a different character’s point of view.

Science

REED/Barron

Monday - traits assisting with survival     Tuesday-genetics           Wednesday-DNA

Thursday- mutations      Friday- mutations SNAP lab      **teacher made test Nov. 7/D.A. Nov. 8-9**

Social Studies

Monday- problems in Louisiana after The Louisiana Purchase

Tuesday- Teacher made test on Spanish Louisiana, The American Revolution, and The Louisiana Purchase

Wednesday- test corrections and comparing and contrasting the structure and function of Louisiana’s government and the U.S. government

Thursday- Friday- Unit 2 District Assessment

girls Health and Pe

Students will participate in bowling games (terminology, scoring rules, skills, and safety rules).

boys health and pe

Students will participate in bowling games (terminology, scoring rules, skills, and safety rules).

Journey to Careers

We will be building houses for our Architecture and Construction Cluster project.

Band

Focus: We are continuing to work on scales, long tones, lip slurs, music, and sightreading in all classes.

         All students should be working out of their books and recording their assignments on a weekly basis.

         They should have 45 exercises passed off by the end of the nine weeks.

Please try to take care of all band fees by December 7, 2018.

Band Fundraisers this year:  Lollipop sale in October and World’s Finest Chocolate Sale in January.

 Remaining Activities for the week of Oct 29, 2018

Tues:         Last Football Game-Be at the SLHS Stadium for 5:15;   You can still wear your pink

                       Pink out shirt or maroon shirt with blue jeans for the game.

Wed:        No band practice

Thur:        No band practice

updates/reminder