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Language Arts

Nic Hays

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Students will continue reading in their class novels. The book discussion on block day will focus on making an argument supported by evidence from the text. Students will choose one a group member's response that they disagree with and create a rebuttal in the post discussion. At the end of the week, we will begin planning (brainstorming/outlining) an argumentative essay.

Math

Matt Carlile

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Math 8: We are starting our exponent rule unit this week. We will have our test next week on block day. 


Math 8 Lesson Calendar


Algebra: We are continuing our linear system unit this week with our substitution and elimination methods. We will assess in two weeks.


Algebra Lesson Calendar


Geometry: We are continuing our chapter 3 parallel and perpendicular lines. We will assess next week on block day. Our algebra readiness test  for honors ALG 2 placement will be taken November 2nd. 


Geometry Lesson Calendar

 

Science

Heather Haney

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The grades for the Thermal Energy Transfer Quiz were posted Monday morning.  If a student did not earn at least a 3 on the quiz, they may do a retake. 

This week we’ll be starting our Waves unit.  

If your student is absent, please make sure they are checking the stream on Google Classroom to see what they have missed. 

Social Studies

Dave Callaway

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This week we are wrapping up our unit on the Colonies.  We will complete our Middle and Southern Colony review sheets.


We will also get into the Middle Passage and our introduction to Slavery.


We will have an end of the unit assessment soon.  


 


PE/Health

Erin MIllage

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This week in health we will be working through and discussing mental health. Understanding stigma around mental health and accessing help for those struggling with mental health issues. This week is a great time to have conversations with your student about mental health. As always please let me know if you have any questions or concerns. 

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Posted by nhays On 25 September, 2023 at 10:03 AM