Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Greer - 8th Grade Science

Greer - 8th Grade Science
All hours:  There is an open-note Waves quiz on Friday, April 28.

Spanish 2

Students practiced comparisons and completed a test review.

Homework: Unit 8 Review due tomorrow

Unit 8 Test: Friday, April 28

Ramin - ELA

Be ready for your book club meeting tomorrow. Your completed Response Sheet is due at the beginning of class!


Stein - Individuals & Societies 8 - 4.26.17

What We Did Today:

Students reviewed 15.3 and 15.4 and started a "Causes of the Civil War" time-line. The time-line needs to include at least ten causes of the Civil War. Each event needs to have an explanation of why it helped cause the Civil War.


Community Project presentations are due May 8. Please sign up with Ms. Stein if your group would like to use a computer during lunch Wednesday – Friday this week and next week. All 8th Graders are welcome to sign up!

Stein - Intro to Coding - 4.26.17

What We Did Today:

Students decomposed existing functions, wrote contracts that describe functions and experimented with basic geometric transformations. Students completed Stage 4, found on Google Classroom.


  • Rotate - To turn a shape around a center point.

  • Scale - To increase the dimensions of a shape by the same factor in all directions.

  • Translate - To move a shape from one location to another.

Stein - Math 8 Plus - 4.26.17

What We Did Today:

Students completed A and B from Problem 1.2 - In a Spin: Rotations. Students made generalizations regarding rotational symmetry. Students then constructed their own rotational figures using 120 degree and 90 degree rotations, choosing their own center point of rotation. Notes are available at

Focus Question:

What does it mean to say that a figure has turn or rotation symmetry? How is each point related to its image under transformation by rotation?




Classwork: We reviewed the Properties of Waves hw as well as the waves investigation from yesterday.
Students then read and took notes on Wave interference (pages 444-445, 447) and completed the interference practice.

Homework: Students have wave speed hw (assigned Tuesday) that is due tomorrow.
Open note quiz on Friday, April 28.

Canvasser 4.26.17 Wednesday

 RR ELA-The reading logs are due Monday ( 5.1.17) students should be reading for a minimum of 30 minutes for five days a week. Students must also complete the short reader's response section, along with having a parent signature for all five days.  Late co- teach summaries are due tomorrow ( 4.27.17) for late points on Google classroom.  The grammar quiz is Friday ( 4.28.17) students can study pages 42-49 in their grammar packet.

RR Math- The red group can complete workbook pages ( week 2, day 3) if not finished in class. The signed homework packet and multiplication sheet are due on/before Tuesday ( 5.2.17) the math test will also be on Tuesday ( 5.2.17). Students homework packet, notes, and workbook pages are great study tools!

*Students need to bring their AR books to class and home daily!*