Friday, January 19, 2018
Time to start the second half of the year. We have already picked up over 30 minutes of daylight in the afternoons. Four weeks till vacation and two of them are short weeks. This week, we have a half-day on Wednesday with short classes and the Talent Show. Monday, we will be going over the re-test and SBR Tests. Then we will be starting in on Chapter 4. Look for a new POW on Wednesday, we want to do two POW's before vacation and then two after as the quarter is over at the end of March.
Friday, January 12, 2018
Last week of the second quarter, check IC and JumpRope to be sure you have completed all your assignments. Some students will be going over their Chapter 3 Tests with me, while working on a review sheet or starting Chapter 4. All math classes in the 8th grade are taking the STAR 360 test on Wednesday. Our last SBR Test will be on Thursday and the quarter wraps up on Friday.
Friday, January 5, 2018
A five day week before the long weekend and we will be covering the last two lessons in Chapter 3 and taking the chapter test before Friday. POW #8 is due on Wednesday and all the students got the first two paragraphs of their write up started on Friday, the 5th. We will be going over the SBR Test on Monday and we will have one more before the end of the quarter on the 19th.
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Welcome back. Hope that you and your family had a good break. We are still working our way through Chapter 3 and mastering Slope. Starting with Lesson 6, we will keep covering the material. New POW will be passed out on Wednesday. SBR Test on Friday.
Friday, December 15, 2017
Last week before vacation. Instead of rushing to finish Chapter 3, we are going to be taking a re-quiz, if needed, on Tuesday covering 3.1 to 3.5. SBR Test on Monday and we will be finishing the POW, which is due on Tuesday. Wednesday will be spent going over the tests and POW. Thursday is Pink Pants Day with short classes and the faculty-student basketball game in the afternoon.
Friday, December 8, 2017
Last five day week of 2017, let's hope that the weather doesn't cause us to miss any school. We have one more lesson to do and then there will be a quiz on 3.1 - 3.5 on Wednesday. A fun POW will be passed out on Tuesday, due the following Tuesday. We will finish up the week going over 3.6 and 3.7.