Eighth Grade

Eighth Grade
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ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS

Michael Lowe, March 26: The students will analyze what a text says (U.S. Constitution) explicitly and draw logical inferences; support an interpretation of a text by citing relevant textual evidence. Watch here.

  • Materials needed: Markers with white board or chart paper.
  • Text needed: Ppt The U.S Constitution
    • United States. Preamble and First Amendment to the United States Constitution. (1787, 1791)
      • Preamble: We, the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution of the United States of America.
      • Amendment I: Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

Michael Lowe, April 14: Analyze meaning and tone in literature which includes allusions to other texts. Watch here.

  • Text needed: “I Hear America Singing” Walk Whitman & “I, Too, Sing America” Langston Hughes

Michael Lowe, April 30: Students will read closely and cite textual evidence. Watch here.

  • Text needed: Ppt The U.S Constitution
    • United States. Preamble and First Amendment to the United States Constitution. (1787, 1791)
      • Amendment I: Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

ENGLISH as a SECOND LANGUAGE

David Klayton and Parker Henry, May 1: Resources for American culture and community packets. Watch here.

  • Materials needed: paper and pencil
  • Text needed: American culture worksheet pages 19-20 (hard copy), homework packet (community services)

Josephine Tope-Ojo, May 5: Students will learn the vocabulary words associated with different types of food stores and dining options and use them in speaking, writing and reading. Watch here.

Elena Lynch, May 6: Students will be able to analyze an informational text and explain the process of finding and keeping a job in the United States. Students will be able to respond to questions in writing using model answers. Watch here.

MATH

Camilla Horton, May 14: Students will be able to understand that a figure is congruent to its image after a rigid transformation. Students will be able to describe the effect of dilations, translations, rotations, and reflections on two-dimensional figures using coordinates. Watch here.

  • Materials needed: pencil, paper and calculator.
  • Text needed: SCS Extended Learning Packet (download here)

SCIENCE

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POLITICS

Greta Van Susteren, May 14: Students will learn about the pediatric multi-system inflammatory syndrome in children. Watch here.

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