Monday, May 1, 2017

Greer - 8th Grade Science

Greer - 8th Grade Science
All hours:  Complete the 21.1 Review for class tomorrow.

Math 8 - Stone

Happy Monday! Only 7 weeks left.

We did investigation 1.2 today. We are working on rearranging equations from slope-intercept to standard (and the other way as well). We also discussed parallel and perpendicular lines. We looked at their slopes to discover the relationship.



Classwork: Today we read and took notes on Properties of Sound (pages 454-457). Students then answered the review questions (21.1) which are due on Wednesday.

Coming up: This week we are studying and investigating sound as well as how the ear works. Coming up at the end of next week will be our Sound & Waves test!

Stein - Individuals & Societies 8 - 5.1.17

What We Did Today:

We started Chapter 16, the Civil War. We discussed the time-line at the beginning of the chapter. Students read section 1 and had a free choice for their assignment.

Section 1  Main Ideas

1. Following the outbreak of war at Fort Sumter, Americans chose sides.

2. The Union and the Confederacy prepared for war.


16.1 is due tomorrow. Audio mp3s are available at Also, any work that needs to be completed for your IB Project should be worked on as well. This is due May 8.


Community Project presentations are due May 8. For expectations, guidelines, rubrics and IB explanations, please visit Please sign up with Ms. Stein if your group would like to use a computer during lunch on Wednesday this week. All 8th Graders are welcome to sign up!

Stein - Math 8 Plus - 5.1.17

What We Did Today:

Students completed Problem 1.3: "Sliding Around: Translations." Students discovered properties of translational symmetry and used these generalizations to construct their own translation. Notes and vocabulary are available at

Focus Question:

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



Spanish 2

Students started Unit 9 and made flashcards.

Canvasser Monday 5.1.17

Happy Monday!

RR ELA- Reading logs were due today! If you did not turn one in, you may do so tomorrow for late points! The new reading logs are due Monday ( 5.8.17) 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.

RR Math- The blue group can complete workbook pages ( week 2, day 4) if not finished in class. The signed homework packet and multiplication sheet are due Tuesday ( 5.2.17) the math test will also be on Tuesday ( 5.2.17).

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