# Class Pages

Grade | Post date | Subject | Update |
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8th | November 22 2017 | Math |
## 8th Grade MathDuring the 2nd quater 8th grade will cover: - Solving equations with rational coefficients
- Solving two-step equations
- Writing two-step equations
- Solving equations with variables on both sides
- Constant rate of change
- Slope
- Equations in y=mx form
- Slope-intercept form
- Graphing using line intercepts
- Point-slope formula
- Solving systems of equations by graping
- Solving sytems of equations algebraically
We will briefly cover functions before the end of the quarter. |

8th | November 15 2017 | Math |
## 8th Grade Algebra8th Grade Algebra - Second Quarter Students will: - Solve and graph absolute value inequalities
- Graph linear inequalities on the coordinate plane
- Solve inequalities by graphing
- Determine the number of solutions a system of linear equations has, if any
- Solve systems of lienar equations by graphing, using substitution, and by using elimination with addition, subtraction, and multiplication
- Solve real-world problems invovlign systems of equations
- Determine the best method for solving systems of equations
- Apply systems of equations and inequalities
- Solve systems of linear inequalities by graphing
- Multiply and divide monomials using properties of exponents
- Simplify expressions using the multiplication properties of exponents
- Simplify expressions containing negative and zero exponents
- Evaluate and rewrite expressions involving rational exponents
- Solve quations involving expressions with rational exponents
- Express number in scientific notation
- Find products and quotients of numbers expressed in scientific notation
Students will be able to answer the following Essential Questions - How are symbols used in mathematics?
- What mathematical symbols do you know?
- How can you find the solution to a math problem?
- How can you make good decisions?
- What factors can affect good decision making?
REMEMBER TO CHECK EMAIL FOR THE WEEKLY CLASSROOM NEWSLETTER WHICH CONTAINS SPECIFIC PROJECT, QUIZ, AND TEST DATES! |

8th | November 13 2017 | History |
## 8th History8th Grade will be traveling back to the "Wild West" and learning about how the United States expanded over the western frontier. During the unit on Western Expansion we will discuss farmers and ranchers as well as Native American conflicts. After Western Expansion we will move into the more modern age of the Industrial Revolution and the major inventions that led us to where we are today. We will also discuss unions, labor laws and child labor laws during this time. |

8th | November 12 2017 | Religion |
## 8 ReligionDuring the 2nd quarter we will continue on our journey towards the Sacrament of Confirmation. We look at information from the Catholic Christian Doctrine by viewing power point slide, taking notes, completing various activities, and taking quizzes to confirm their knowledge. Matthew Kelly's Decision Point is a part of or instruction and understanding as well with weekly discussions and reflection. We continue to reflect on topics from the Youth Catechism, Jesus Always, and numerous other resources to reinforce our knowledge and understanding of our faith. *the weekly newsletter contains more detailed information |

8th | November 12 2017 | Science |
## 8 ScienceDuring 2nd quarter and into the 3rd we will look at the following content: Carbon Chemistry Motion Forces Work and Machines Energy and Power Understanding concepts in these areas will make it easier for students to transition into high school science giving them back ground information/experience to make good choices on deciding which classes to take. *the weekly newsletter contains more detailed information |

8th | September 01 2017 | Homeroom |
## 8th HomeroomSeptember: 4 Labor Day, no school 18-22 ITBS testing 27-29 Camp Lakewood October: 2 No School-teacher professional development 18 End 1st quarter 21 Confirmation retreat 26 Parent teacher conferences 30-Nov. 3 Fall break! |

8th | September 01 2017 | ELA |
## 8th Grade ELAVocabulary--Units are completed independently over a 2 week span, with the last day of the second week being a test day. Parts of units are assigned in chunks, and students should be writing due dates for each section in their planners. English--We are learning about simple, compound, and complex sentences and incorporating these into writing. We will be studying verbs and verb tenses. Literature--Elements of plot, characterization, and conflict are areas we will be focusing on during the first quarter. We will be reading a few stories in our literature book before reading a novel. |

6th, 7th, 8th | August 29 2017 | Math |
## Middle School Advanced MathPlease see weekly emails to get schedule for the upcoming week. Email with any questions or if you have not received the emails: jwunderlich@stpaulknights.org |

8th | August 27 2017 | Religion |
## 8 ReligionThe content we will look at the quarter focuses on the preparation for Confirmation. We will look at a variety of topics covered in the Catholic Christian Doctorine through power point slides, assignments, and quizzes. We will also incorporate the program by Mathew Kelley The students have a binder that has a calendar with due dates of assignments and other important events. They also have assignments available to them to begin working on when it is convenient for them. We will have class time for some of them. |

8th | August 27 2017 | Science |
## 8 ScienceFirst quarter will consist of the following content: Introduction to matter, characteristics, describing and measuring Changes in matter, three states of matter, graphing gas behaviors Elements and the Periodic Table, how they are organized, characteristics
*there will be note-taking (study guides), classwork, projects, tests, on line work through classroom google |