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12.6.18

6th Math: Mathletics. 

7th Math: Mathletics. 

8th Math: Mathletics. 

12.5.18

6th Math: Study for quiz tomorrow.

8th Math: p. 126 #1-2. 

12.4.18

6th Religion: Read p. 108 – 109.

7th Math: Study for quiz tomorrow. 

8th Social Studies: Complete any unfinished vocabulary definitions. 

11.29.18

7th Math: p. 171 #1 – 9.

7th Social Studies: p. 157 #4.

8th Math: Test and early morning math tomorrow. To save time for the test, students are to draw five graphs (going up to 10) on graph paper.

11.28.18

6th Math: Test and early morning math tomorrow. 

8th Math: Test and early morning math Friday. 

7th Social Studies: Read p. 152 – 157, answer #1 – 3 on p. 157. 

8th Social Studies: p. 629 #8 – 9. 

11.27.18

6th Math: Complete any remaining Mathletics assignments.

7th Social Studies: Read p. 152 – 157 (by Thursday). 

8th Math: Complete the questions on the following Google Doc:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ymt6k9UJWY8OU1ifoRQ-AEIZbg0cXW7JI5J_qY82W8E/edit

11.26.18

6th Math: Test and early morning math Thursday. Notebooks will be checked Thursday. 

7th Math: Test and early morning math tomorrow. Notebooks will be checked Friday. 

8th Math: Test and early morning math Friday. Notebooks will be checked Friday. 

7th Social Studies: Notebooks will be checked Thursday. 

8th Social Studies: Notebooks will be checked Friday. 

6th Religion: Notebooks will be checked Friday. 

11.21.18

Have a happy Thanksgiving!

6th Math: Complete Mathletics assignments by Monday, November 26. Test and early morning math next Thursday. 

7th Math: Complete Mathletics assignments by Monday, November 26. Test and early morning math next Tuesday.

8th Math: Complete Mathletics assignments by Monday, November 26. Test and early morning math next Friday. 

11.20.18

6th Math: Test next Thursday. 

7th Math: Test next Tuesday.

8th Math: Test next Friday. 

11.19.18

Please note that there will not be early morning math this week. 

6th Math: Quiz tomorrow. Study!

7th Math: Quiz tomorrow. Study!

8th Math: Quiz tomorrow. Study!

11.15.18

6th Math: Mathletics.

7th Math: p. 154 #1 – 6, p. 155 #1 – 3. 

8th Math: Complete the questions on the following document on graph paper.  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ymt6k9UJWY8OU1ifoRQ-AEIZbg0cXW7JI5J_qY82W8E/edit?usp=sharing

7th Social Studies: Read p. 137 – 140.

8th Social Studies: Read p. 619 – 622, answer #1 – 2 on p. 622. 

11.14.18

6th Math: p. 37 #1 – 16. Early morning math tomorrow. 

7th Math: Mathletics. 

8th Math: Complete the questions on the following document on graph paper.  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ymt6k9UJWY8OU1ifoRQ-AEIZbg0cXW7JI5J_qY82W8E/edit?usp=sharing

8th Social Studies: Read p. 614 – 618. 

11.13.18

6th Religion: Study for tomorrow’s test.

7th Social Studies: Study for Thursday’s test. 

8th Social Studies: Study for tomorrow’s test. 

11.8.18

6th Math: Please complete the 2 assignments in Mathletics. 

8th Math: p. 109 – 110. 

6th Religion: Test next Wednesday.

7th Social Studies: Test next Thursday.

8th Social Studies: Test next Wednesday. 

11.7.18

6th Math: Complete Mathletics assignments for homework. Quiz and early morning math tomorrow. 

7th Math: Complete Mathletics assignments for homework.

8th Math: Complete the following questions from the Google Document below on graph paper (TBG). 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ymt6k9UJWY8OU1ifoRQ-AEIZbg0cXW7JI5J_qY82W8E/edit?usp=sharing

6th Religion: Write each Religion vocabulary word and definition in notebook (due Tuesday). 

7th Social Studies: Write each Social Studies vocabulary word and definition in notebook (due Tuesday). 

8th Social Studies: Write each Social Studies vocabulary word and definition in notebook (due Tuesday). 

11.6.18

6th Math: p. 36 #1 – 16 ( on looseleaf, TBG). I will be selecting 5 questions at random to grade. Math quiz Thursday. 

8th Math: Complete the following questions from the Google Document below on graph paper

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ymt6k9UJWY8OU1ifoRQ-AEIZbg0cXW7JI5J_qY82W8E/edit?usp=sharing

7th Social Studies: p. 135 – 136 (on looseleaf, TBG). Students do not have to write the questions. 

11.5.18

6th Math: p. 35 #1 – 15. 

7th Math: p. 146 #1 – 10 (TBG). Early morning math tomorrow. 

8th Math: p. 108 #1 – 5. 

6th Religion: One paragraph on looseleaf: How did Jacob lead God’s People to Egypt? (TBG). 

8th Social Studies: p. 598 #1 – 3. 

11.1.18

6th Math: p. 17 #29 – 38 (started in class). 

7th Math: p. 136 – 138 #16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 23. 

7th Social Studies: p. 128 – 133 #3, 4, 6.

10.31.18

Happy Halloween!

7th Math: p. 133 (due Friday).

8th Math: p. 100 #1 – 4.

7th Social Studies: p. 125 #2 – 4 (on looseleaf, due Friday). 

10.30.18

6th Math: Textbook p. 48 #14 – 28 (started in class). 

7th Math: p. 132 #1 – 6. 

8th Math: p. 100 #1 – 4 (due Thursday). 

10.29.18

6th Math: p. 33 #1 – 9. 

7th Math: Finish worksheet from class.

8th Math: Finish side A of worksheet from class.

7th Social Studies: p. 119 #1 – 4 (started in class). 

8th Social Studies: p. 573 – 574 #8 – 10 (started in class). 

10.26.18

7th Math: p. 127.

7th Social Studies: p. 107 – 108 #1 – 12 (started in class). 

6th Religion: In notebook, write three sentences explaining why God chose Abraham. 

10.25.18

7th Math: p. 124 #1 – 12 (TBG). 

8th Math: Test and early morning math tomorrow. 

7th Social Studies: Essay due tomorrow. 

8th Social Studies: p. 573 #1 – 7 (started in class). Essay due tomorrow.

10.24.18

6th Math: Test and early morning math tomorrow. 

7th Math: Complete the following questions from the Google Document in your notebook:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1RMsudpji7bLODFcDEOwCO5OyqVubg3HDyomlS4fTVg0/edit?usp=sharing

8th Math: Test Friday.

8th Social Studies: p. 571 #5.

10.23.18

6th Math: p. 32 (TBG).

8th Math: Complete the following questions from the Google Document below (TBG): 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/16EeY3BitC0q6jmIboMOSKSQv_5cdGgQCQPAC_n7xqFs/edit?usp=sharing

7th Social Studies: p. 105 #1 – 4 (TBG) (due Thursday). 

8th Social Studies: p. 571 #1 – 4 (TBG). 

10.22.18

6th Math: Workbook p. 31. Test and early morning math Thursday. 

7th Math: Test and early morning math tomorrow. Study!

8th Math: Test and early morning math Friday.

7th Social Studies: Read p. 101 – 105.

8th Social Studies: Read p. 569 – 571.

10.18.18

6th Math: Workbook p. 30 #1 – 12 (just divide). 

7th Math: Complete the following questions from the Google Document below:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Tueg9oW4HeL7Ser-SwGYM5lPN2M4LfvhD1lmJz3s79Y/edit?usp=sharing

8th Math: p. 91 #1 – 4.

10.17.18

6th Math: p. 29 #1 – 10 (just divide, put the remainder). Early morning math tomorrow. 

7th Math: p. 111 #40. 

8th Math: Complete the following questions from the Google Document below on loose leaf (TBG):

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hfladsOqrwM8h3ivhN7Nawley4_sn2-IXCbzpdwQqx0/edit?usp=sharing

8th Social Studies: read p. 564 – 568.

10.16.18

6th Math: p. 37 #34 – 43 (started in class).

7th Math: p.116 (TBG, show work on an attached piece of loose leaf). 

7th Social Studies: Explain how mercantilism might create tension between England and the American colonies. 5 – 6 sentences on loose leaf (TBG).

10.15.18 

6th Math: Textbook p. 36 #12 – 22 in notebook. 

7th Math: p. 119 #23 – 25.

8th Math: p. 86 #5.

7th Social Studies: Read p. 92 – 95. There will be a quiz one day this week.

8th Social Studies: Read p. 558 -563. There will be a quiz one day this week. 

6th Religion: Do one thing to help your parents around the house. 

10.12.18

8th Social Studies: Essay due Friday, October 26. Details can be found on our Google Classroom (check your g-mail for invites).

10.11.18

7th Math: p. 108-109, p. 110 #39 (part B is on p. 111) (started in class). 

8th Math: p. 84 #1 part B and #2. p. 85 #1 part B and #2. 

7th Social Studies: Essay due Friday, October 26. Details can be found on our Google Classroom. 

6th Religion: Read p. 56 – 57. Answer the two questions on p. 56. 

10.5.18

6th Math: Workbook p. 20 #1 – 11, Textbook p. 27 #13 – 27 (started in class).

6th Religion: p. 54 (TBG). 

10.4.18

7th Math: p. 100 – 102. 

10.2.18

6th Math: Study for test Thursday. 

7th Social Studies: Study for test Thursday. 

8th Social Studies: Study for test Thursday. 

6th Religion: Study for test tomorrow. 

10.1.18

6th Math: p. 17 #1 – 12 (TBG).Test and early morning math Thursday. 

7th Math: Test and early morning math tomorrow. 

8th Math: p. 68 (TBG). 

6th Religion: Test Wednesday.

7th Social Studies: Test Thursday. 

8th Social Studies: p. 543 #1 – 4 (started in class). Test Thursday.

9.27.18

6th Math: Workbook p. 16 #10 – 15.

7th Math: p. 85 #22, 23 and p. 86.  

8th Math: Test and early morning math tomorrow.

9.26.18

6th Math: Workbook p. 15 #1 – 9.

7th Math: p. 84 #4 – 12. 

8th Math: p. 61 #1, 3. Test Friday. 

8th Social Studies: Read p. 535. Write one paragraph in your notebook on why Abraham Lincoln was important to the Union cause. 

6th Religion: Test next Wednesday. 

9.25.18

6th Math: Test next Thursday. Workbook p. 17 #1 – 9. 

7th Math: Test next Tuesday. p. 76 #1 – 13. 

8th Math: Test Friday. 

7th Social Studies: p. 53 #4. Test next Friday. 

8th Social Studies: Read p. 536 – 543. Test next Thursday. 

9.24.18

6th Math: Textbook p. 17 #26 – 35 on looseleaf (TBG). 

7th Math: p. 77 #1 – 11 (TBG). Early morning math tomorrow. 

8th Math: p. 51 #2, 3 and p. 53 #4, 5, 6, 9, 10. Test and early morning math Friday.

7th Social Studies: Why did European nations want to find a northwest passage?

8th Social Studies: p. 534 #1 (TBG). 

9.20.18

7th Math: p. 46

8th Math: Test next Friday. 

7th Social Studies: Read p. 42 – 48, answer #1 – 2 on p. 48.

8th Social Studies: p. 525 #1 parts a and c (not b). 

9.19.18

6th Math: Study for quiz tomorrow. There is early morning math tomorrow. 

7th Math: p. 38 (TBG).

8th Math: Complete the 10 questions assigned in class (TBG). 

6th Religion: Family Life booklets p. 13 (TBG).

9.18.18

6th Math: Textbook p. 10 #1-6.

8th Social Studies: p. 521 #4 (started in class). 

9.17.18

6th Math: Workbook p. 7 #1 – 10.

7th Math: Study for quiz tomorrow. There is early morning math tomorrow.

8th Math: Workbook p. 43 #1 – 8.

7th Social Studies: Read p. 34 – 37.

9.14.18

Please make sure all workbooks are covered in contact paper.

9.13.18

6th Math: Textbook p. 9 #29 – 30. 

7th Social Studies: Read p. 17 – 21, answer questions 1 – 4 on p. 21 in notebook. Please write the questions. 

9.12.18

6th Math: Workbook p. 6 #1 – 11. For questions 1 – 4, round to the nearest tenth when possible. 

7th Math: Workbook p. 22 #1 – 3, p. 23 all questions. 

8th Math: There is a “strong possibility” that there will be a math quiz tomorrow. Please study how to simplify expressions with exponents. 

7th Social Studies: Study for quiz tomorrow. 

8th Social Studies: Study for quiz Friday. 

9.11.18

6th Math: Workbook p. 5 #1 – 10 (TBG). TBG Homeworks are to be completed on looseleaf and handed in the day they are due. For questions 1 – 10, do not round, just subtract. 

7th Math: p. 15 (TBG).

8th Math: p. 37 #18 – 21 (TBG).

7th Social Studies: Quiz Thursday on the vocabulary words we have covered so far (list available on our Google Classroom). 

8th Social Studies: Read pages 510 – 515. 

9.10.18

6th Math: p. 3 #1 – 11.

7th Math: p. 14. 

8th Math: p. 36 #1 – 14. 

7th Social Studies: p. 13 #1 (in notebook, 6 sentences). 

8th Social Studies: in your notebook, write 4 sentences describing the differences between the Northern and Southern economies.

9.7.18

6th, 7th, and 8th Math: Students are to have a scientific calculator by Friday, September 28. Students in grades 7 and 8 may use their calculators from last year. Students in the Math 9 program may use their graphing calculators. For your convenience, I have provided the following link to order these calculators from Amazon (feel free to obtain the calculator from another vendor if available): https://www.amazon.com/Texas-Instruments-Scientific-Calculator-Accents/dp/B00000JBNX/ref=sr_1_4?s=office-electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1536344658&sr=1-4&keywords=scientific+calculator

Please have workbooks and science folders covered with contact paper by next Friday, September 14. 

9.6.18

6th Math: p. 3 #7 – 10 in notebook. Round each number to the nearest tenth, then solve. 

Please have workbooks and science folders covered with contact paper by next Friday, September 14. 

9.5.18

Students are to show their parents their take-home folders. 

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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. English Language Arts is strongly focused on writing and grammar usage, including the ability to cite evidence and explain the students’ thoughts. 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 class, ensuring that students have a variety of ways to contact or approach me regarding any issues.

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