Posted: November 27, 2009
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Olympic Torch Lighting Ceremony It has been a memorable day! The students of NRS were wet, cold and absolutely WONDERFUL! What a great group! They make us proud! *************************************************************************************** 8H-8M Language Arts 1. Last call for book reports! 8H-8M Social Studies 1. Test next week (Last tutorial -----Monday!) 2. (8H) 3 quizzes to be signed! 7H Language Arts 1. Study helping verbs, linking verbs and verb phrases!! Quiz Monday! 2. (7H) Get three quizzes signed!
Posted: November 26, 2009
OLYMPIC TORCH -JMH track tomorrow -dress for the weather (bring a change of socks in case of wet feet!) -bring a snack ? Don't forget your lunch...no cafeteria! :( Homework 7M, 8H, 8H classes- Social studies test coming up (see dates on last homework page) -
Posted: November 25, 2009
One month 'til Christmas! :) Olympic Torch -James M. Hill track Friday! -bring lunch to school! -dress for the "rainy" weather? -wear red! 8H-8M Language Arts 1. Book Reports due tomorrow 8H-8M Social Studies 1. Get prepared for Unit Test ! 7H-7M Language Arts 1. Review notes on linking verbs, helping verbs, verb phrases
Posted: November 24, 2009
Parent Surveys sent home Monday (should be returned ASAP) OLYMPIC TORCH at James M. Hill track Friday *dress for the weather *wear red! *bring lunch to school (Cafeteria will not be open Friday!) 8H-8M Language Arts 1. Book Report due Thursday! 8H-8M Social Studies 1. Unit Test Dec1st(8H) and Nov.30th (8M) 2. Review sheet was given last week. 3. Be studying, and prepared for quizzing each class! 7H-7M Language Arts 1. Prewriting for "Memoir" was checked today 7H (if yours wasn't done it will be checked WED!!!) 7M has not had "Memoir" assigned yet 2. Complete exercise/practice sheet on verb phrases 7M Social Studies 1. Review sheet given. Study! 2. Need help? Tutorials at 12:15 Tues-Fri
Posted: November 23, 2009
Friday, November 27th - Olympic Torch at James M. Hill Track! 10:00 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Students must dress for the weather Cafeteria closed on Friday Nov.27th - Students must bring lunch to school. 8H-8M Language Arts 1. Book report is due on Thursday, Nov.26th 8H-8M Social Studies 1. Prepare for Unit Test Dec.1st (8H) Nov. 30th (8M) 7H-7M Language Arts 1. Review for verb phrases quiz 7M Social Studies 1. Review for Unit Test Nov. 30th! Help is available at noon 12:15-12:45 Any questions?
Posted: November 19, 2009
No school Friday -Curriculum day for teachers 8H-8M Language Arts 1. (8H) complete questions on "The Man He Killed" (A.R.E.) and work with the poems "Soldiers" and "This Was My Brother" (Subject? purpose? speaker? message?) 2. (8M-8H) Book report due next Thursday (Conferencing available in class or at 12:15 up to Wednesday) 8H-8M Social Studies 1. Preparing for Unit test (Dec.1st) 2. Review sheets on latitude and longitude (Sept. 24) complete the work! 3. Review sheet was given in class (8H) 7H-7M Language Arts 1. Review notes on linking verbs and verb phrases (Lessons 33 and 35) 7M Social Studies 1. Start reviewing for Unit test on "Empowerment" (Dec. 2) 2. Review sheet given in class today -come in at 12:15 any day for help or to ask a quick question? 2. Read lots
Posted: November 17, 2009
MEMO sent home today Re: H1N1 Clinics Book Fair - Wednesday night 5-7:30 Students may purchase books at noon, or ask teacher if necessary. 8H-8M Language Arts 1. Identify setting (3 selections) 2. List clues (7-8) that help to identify setting in a selection 8H-8M Social Studies 1. (8H) Quiz Thursday -latitudes/weather maps 2. (8M) Quiz next class 7H-7M Language Arts 1. Review Lesson 33 and Lesson 35 (verbs) 7M Social Studies 1. Go over notes!
Posted: November 16, 2009
Grade 8's being sized for hoodies tomorrow. Book Fair - Tuesday books may be purchased throughout the noon hour Wednesday the Book Fair is open from 5-7:30 8H-8M Language Arts see last day's assignments 8H-8M Social Studies see last day's assignments 7H-7M Language Arts 1. Prepare for the quiz on nouns ito be given next class!
Posted: November 13, 2009
SKATING for Grade 8's on Monday -don't forget skates and helmets! 8H-8M Language Arts 1. Read the poems "The Concord Hymn" and "The Man He Killed" 2. Be able to provide information about the poems' purpose, subject, speaker, theme. 3. Book Report due Nov.26th 8H-8M Social Studies 1. Review notes and chapter for quiz (8M) 2. Get notebook evaluation signed 3. (8H) get quiz (Nov.3 -signed) 4. Have all work assigned (on topographic and street maps) completed for next class 7M-7H Language Arts 1. (7M) no homework! 2. (7H) Complete the work assigned in class. 7M Social Studies 1. Have project presentation PREPARED for Monday!
Posted: November 12, 2009
8H-8M Language Arts 1. Book report on the importance of setting due Nov.26th 8H-8M Social Studies 1. Have notebook signed where evaluation was marked 2. Keep up with assignments- don't forget about them because of the length of time between classes! Review chapter notes, and text chapter, to prepare for quizzing! 7H-7M Language Arts 1. Have daily notebooks in order! 2. Read 7M Social Studies 1. Presentations will all be evaluated on Monday, Nov.19th. Be prepared to present yours! (Thanks, Rae for giving us a preview, today, of how to do it! :)