Welcome to the 8th Grade Team's Homework Page

 
Honors Language ArtsMrs. Zimmer 
  • Parallel Journeys - Chapters 17-18 and questions - due Thursday, May 25
  • Membean Quiz - Thursday, May 25th 
  • Final Exam - June 6th
  • 45 minutes of Membean from May 22-28.  Remember your goals!
  • Membean booklet - Click here 
  • AR Reading
  • Please bring your AR books to class each day.
  • AR  Requirements for Quarter 4:  AR  requirements for Quarter 4 will be due on June 7th   (by 2:30).   
     Two non-fiction books at 6th grade level or higher and  two fiction books at 6th grade level or higher are the reading requirements for quarter 1. Students must earn a 70% or higher on each book for receive credit.  Half (two books) of the AR requirements are due by mid-quarter for full credit.  
     
    Helpful Study Sites: 
  •  Study site for Latin and Greek Roots - Book III

                https://www.prestwickhouse.com/vocabulary-from-latin-and-greek-roots-quizlet-practice 

  • Study site for types of subordinate clauses.  Use this site for extra practice.

                 Click -  Types of Subordinate Clauses

  • Reviewing Transitive and Intransitive Verbs

                 Click - Transitive and Intransitive Verbs 

  •  Review "who" and "whom " for extra practice.   You may use your notes and handout.  There will be 14 questions          

                Click - "Who" and Whom"  

  • Citing Information -

                Click - University Libraries

            
 

8th Language Arts -Mrs. Zimmer   

  • Finish The Outsiders - Chapter 7
  • Membean Quiz - Thursday, May 25th 
  • Final Exam - June 6th 
  • The Outsiders - Click here to read.  Click here to listen to the audio.  Click here for an additional audio link.
  • Daniel's Story - Click here.
  • 45 minutes of Membean due - May 22 - May 28. Remember your goals!
  • Membean booklet - click here
  • AR Reading
  • Please bring your AR book to class each day.
 

         Extra Review Practice:

  •    Use the link below to review concepts in sentence structure .

             Click - Sentence Structure

  •    Review fragments

             Click - Fragments 

  •   Language Arts Review Jeopardy Game

             Click - Jeopardy   

  • AR Requirements for Quarter 4 -  AR  requirements for Quarter 4 will be due on June 7th  by 2:30.
  • One non-fiction book at a 6th grade level or higher and one fiction book at a 6th grade level or higher will be required for quarter 1. Students will need to pass each test with a 70% or higher grade to receive credit.  Half (one book) of the AR requirements are due by mid-quarter for full credit.
  • Refer to the link below (Prestwick House) for additional study help.  Remember that we are working out of Book III.
  •    Study site for Latin and Greek Roots - Book III

                       https://www.prestwickhouse.com/vocabulary-from-latin-and-greek-roots-quizlet-practice

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8th Grade Language Arts - Mrs. O'Brien 

-  Click here for the "Extra Credit" Assignment. 
 
- Be ready for a quiz on The Outsiders!
By the beginning of class on Thursday, make sure you read through Chapter 7. Use the audio link and the text link.
 
- Important Dates: Final Exam on June 6th and AR Final Deadline on June 7th. Library books are due June 2nd.
 
Movie Permission form: make sure to ask your parent/guardian to sign the form and then submit it in class.
  
- Did you lose your Membean booklet? Print here! Put it in Landscape Orientation before printing.
 
AR Reading –  In order to earn points, each book must be either worth six points (or higher) or at a sixth grade reading level (or higher). Students must read one fiction book and pass the AR test with a 70% or higher; this is 50% of the quarter grade. Students must also read one non-fiction book during the quarter and pass the AR test with a 70% or higher, and this is the other 50% of their quarter grade. Tests must be taken in the room with the teacher present. AR grades for the quarter are reported on the interim progress reports, and the student’s quarter AR grade is finalized on the AR points’ deadline.
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 8th GRADE SCIENCE - Mrs. Sirota
 
 Boats tested on 5/24 - Students will build a boat to travel the distance of a water trough set up in the back of the room. All materials are supplied by me. Project is completed in class.
 
5/30 -  Final Part 1 (First 5 reviews of the year)
 
6/1 - Final Part 2 (Last 5 reviews of the years plus Buoyancy and Archimedes' Principle)
 
 
 
Quizlet for Mrs. B's class
 
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Mrs. Mentzer's PRE-ALGEBRA

24 May
 
 PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LOG-ON SITE FOR IXL: www.ixl.com/signin/bloomsburg
 
Period 4 - 
  • AA.2, AA.8, & AA.10 (all given time in class to work on) 
  • no WR
  • IXL - overdue
                       
Period 7/8 -  
  • AA.2, AA.8, AA.10
  • no WR
  • IXL overdue                             
 
COPY OF NOTES FROM PRE-ALGEBRA:  http://bloomsburgasd.schoolwires.com/Page/3819 
 
 

ALGEBRA I

24 May
 
PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LOG-ON SITE FOR IXL: www.ixl.com/signin/bloomsburg 
 
 
Period 3 -  
  • Simplifying Radicals w/Variables WS D-40
  • IXL - Z.4, Z.6, Z.10, AA.2, AA.4, AA.6, GG.3 (OVERDUE)
 
Period 5 -  
  • Same as PD 3
 
Period 6 -     
  • Same as PD 3
 

 
 
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Ms. Drucker --  Pre-Algebra  :)
 
 
Period 3:    (1) IXL Topics T.9 and T.11 due Wednesday 5/3.
 
                   (2)  Quiz next week on Linear Equations

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 golden rule
 
 
 

Mr. Sones

8th Grade United States History 

 Monday May 22, 2017
Day 5
 
Memorial Day Preparations
World War 2 Handout
Memorial Day Video
 
Tuesday May 23, 2017
Day 6
 
"Memorial Day Activities"
Veterans Classroom Presentations
School wide Assembly 
 
Wednesday May 24, 2017
Day 1
 
Follow-up "Memorial Day Activities"
Video: America The Story of US
Episode "Westward"
 
Thursday May 25, 2017
Day 2
 
Prelude to the American Civil War
12th Zachary Taylor
13th Millard Fillmore
14th Franklin Pierce
15th James Buchanan
 
Handout; In Class Worksheet Quiz: Taylor, Fillmore, Pierce & Buchanan (50 pts.)
 
Friday May 26, 2017
Day 3
 
"Bloomsburg Middle School Kids' Conference"
 Handout; In Class Worksheet Quiz: Taylor, Fillmore, Pierce & Buchanan (50 pts.)
 
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Mrs. Zwalkuski - 4th Period U.S. History
 
5/15/17 ~ Current Events due Friday
5/16/17 ~ No homework
5/17/17 ~ No homework
5/18/17 ~ Current Events due tomorrow
5/19/17 ~ No homework
 
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