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10.23.2020

6th Math: Test Thursday. 

7th Math: Test Thursday.

8th Math: Test Thursday.

10.21.2020

6th Religion: Read pages 60 – 66, complete p. 67 (TBG, due Friday). 

7th Social Studies: Read p. 110 – 120, p. 120 #2, 3, 5 (TBG, due Friday). 

8th Social Studies: Read p. 566 – 572, p. 572 #1 – 5 (TBG, due Friday). 

10.20.2020

6th Math: Workbook p. 42 #1 – 12 (started in class). 

7th Math: Workbook p. 101, 109 (started in class). 

8th Math: Workbook p. 94. 

10.19.2020

Please check OptionC for important information regarding this week’s iReady assessment. 

6th Math: Workbook p. 41.

7th Math: Workbook p. 108.

8th Math: Workbook p. 92 – 93. 

10.15.2020

6th Math: Workbook p. 35. 

7th Math: Complete assignment on Google Classroom (TBG). 

8th Math: Complete assignment on Google Classroom (TBG). 

6th Religion: Complete assignment on Google Classroom (TBG). 

7th Social Studies: Journal p. 32 (TBG). 

8th Social Studies: Journal p. 214 (TBG). 

10.14.2020

6th Religion: Copy slides 18 + 19. 

7th Social Studies: Copy slides 92 – 98. Journal p. 32 (TBG, due Friday). 

8th Social Studies: Copy slides 75 – 79. Journal p. 214 (TBG, due Friday). 

10.13.2020

6th Math: Workbook p. 33 (TBG).

7th Math: Workbook p. 84. 

8th Math: Workbook p. 84. 

10.8.2020

6th Religion: Read p. 50 – 56, complete p. 57 (TBG). 

7th Social Studies: Read p. 95 – 99, #3 – 5 on p. 99 (TBG). 

8th Social Studies: Read p. 560 – 563, #3 – 5 on p. 563 (TBG). 

10.7.2020

6th Math: Workbook p. 23. 

7th Math: Workbook p. 77. 

8th Math: Workbook p. 61.

7th Social Studies: Read p. 91 – 94, answer #1 – 2 on p. 99. 

8th Social Studies: Read p. 558 – 560, answer #1 – 2 on p. 563.

10.6.2020

6th Math: Complete math test by 2 p.m..

7th Math: Complete math test by 2 p.m..

8th Math: Complete math test by 2 p.m.. 

10.2.2020

6th Math: Test Tuesday (A), Wednesday (B, Fully Remote). 

7th Math: Test Tuesday (A), Wednesday (B, Fully Remote). 

8th Math: Test Tuesday.

10.1.2020

6th Religion: Test tomorrow (A). 

7th Social Studies: Test tomorrow (A).

8th Social Studies: Textbook p. 557 #1 – 5 (started in class). 

9.30.2020

6th Religion: Test tomorrow (B), Friday (A).

7th Social Studies: Test tomorrow (B), Friday (A).

8th Social Studies: Test tomorrow.

9.29.2020

6th Math: Workbook p. 17 (no rounding). 

7th Math: p. 46 – 47 (TBG). 

8th Math: Quiz tomorrow on properties of exponents. 

9.28.2020

6th Math: Workbook p. 15, p. 16 # 1 – 8. 

7th Social Studies: Read p. 66 – 71, answer #1 – 2 on p. 77 (TBG). 

8th Social Studies: Read p. 538 – 543, answer #3 – 5 on p. 543 (TBG). 

9.25.2020

6th Religion: Test Thursday (B), Friday (A).

7th Social Studies: Test Thursday (B), Friday (A).

8th Social Studies: Test Thursday. 

9.24.2020

6th Math: Workbook p. 10.

7th Math: p. 30 (TBG). 

8th Social Studies: Journal p. 202. 

6th Religion: Workbook p. 37. 

9.23.2020

6th Math: Workbook p. 9 (TBG).

7th Math: p. 31. 

8th Math: p. 37. 

7th Social Studies: Test next Wednesday.

8th Social Studies: Test next Wednesday. 

9.22.2020

7th Social Studies: Worksheet on Classroom (TBG, due Thursday).

8th Social Studies: Worksheet on Classroom (TBG).

6th Math: Workbook p. 7 – 8 (started in class). 

7th Math: Quiz tomorrow on unit rate and constant of proportionality. 

8th Math: Quiz tomorrow on negative exponents. 

9.21.2020

6th Math: Quiz on adding decimals tomorrow. 

7th Math: p. 29 #1 – 5. 

8th Math: p. 36. 

7th Social Studies: Read p. 28 – 32. 

8th Social Studies: Read p. 530 – 534. 

9.18.2020

7th Social Studies: Bring home textbooks to keep at home for the year. We will use the textbooks for homework and reading assignments. 

8th Social Studies: Bring home textbooks to keep at home for the year. We will use the textbooks for homework and reading assignments.

9.17.2020

6th Math: Workbook p. 5, no rounding (TBG). 

7th Math: p. 24. 

8th Math: p. 22.

9.16.2020

6th Religion: Workbook p. 27 (TBG). 

6th Math: Workbook page 3 and page 4 #1 – 10. For # 1-8 on page 3 and #1-8 on page 4, you do not have to round, just add.

7th Math: p. 23 #1 – 3.

8th Math: p. 21 #1 – 6. 

8th Social Studies: Journal p. 199 (TBG, due Friday). 

9.15.2020

6th Math: Workbook p. 2 #1 – 11. 

7th Math: p. 15 (TBG). 

8th Math: p. 16 – 17 # 11 – 14. 

8th Social Studies: Textbook p. 511 # 4-5 (the textbook pages are available on a video posted in Classroom). 

9.14.2020

6th Math: Workbook p. 1. 

7th Math: Workbook p. 14.

7th Social Studies: Prompt on Classroom. 

8th Math: Workbook p. 15. 

9.11.2020

6th Grade: Remote students should bring home their social studies and ELA folders, math and vocabulary workbooks, and their notebooks.  Get contact paper for your workbooks by next Friday. Finish class letters by Monday if needed. 

7th Grade: Remote students should bring home their social studies journals, math workbooks, and social studies and math notebooks. 

8th Grade: Remote students should bring home their social studies journals, math workbooks, and social studies and math notebooks.

9.10.2020

 Get contact paper for your workbooks by next Friday. 

9.9.2020

Welcome back to another year at Good Shepherd!

6th Grade: Show your take-home folder to parents. Get book sox for your two textbooks. 

 

 

 

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Regardless of grade level, Mathematics in my classroom is heavily focused on a strong understanding of the problem-solving process. Students are encouraged to explain and detail each step of how to solve a problem in order to teach them that many components of the process are used in solving other problems as well. Social Studies is focused on understanding United States history and what it means to be a citizen of this nation. Students will also improve their writing and research skills, including the ability to cite evidence and explain their thought process. Religion primarily focuses on what it means to be a member of God’s community and how we can live as followers of Jesus.

As a teacher, I focus on assuring students that they should not be intimidated by math. The topic can at times be complex and even frustrating, but students are frequently reminded that they should feel free to ask for help with any part of any problem. I do my best to make myself available to students through Google Classrooms and extra math sessions in the morning before tests, ensuring that students have a variety of ways to contact or approach me regarding any issues.

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