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Grade 8 (Mrs. Forest)

2022 - 2023 School Year

cforest@materdolorosaschool.org

 

 

Agenda for Week of 10/3 - 10/7

 

Dear Parents and Students,

Where did September Go???  I hope that all our Mater Dolorosa School students and families are doing well and enjoying the change in seasons with our current fall weather. 

Below you will find an overview of the math topics that will be covered in Grades 5-8 for this week.  

    

8th Grade Math (Algebra):

We will begin with some Algebraic functions with Unit 4 "Polynomials" with Lesson 4-1  "Exponents" with daily in-class and homework assignments this week to help the 8th grade class prepare for their  Math Quiz on Topic 4: Lesson 4-1 "Exponents" that is scheduled for  Friday, 10/7.

 

Religion - 8th Grade:

We will continue with Unit 1 "The Early Church" and complete Session 4 "The Catechumenate in the Early Church".  Along with our regular lessons from our Religion Books, we will focus on St. Francis this week.....as we celebrate his feast day on October 4th.   

 

7th Grade Math (Pre-Algebra):

We will begin Unit 2 "Analyze and Use Proportional Relationships" with Lesson 2-1 "Connect Ratios, Rates, and Unit Rates" with daily in-class and homework assignments this week to help the 7th grade class prepare for their Math Quiz on Topic 2: Lesson 2-1 "Connect Ratios, Rates, and Unit Rates" that is scheduled for Friday, 10/7. 

 

6th Grade Math:

We will continue with the 6th Grade Envision Math books with Unit 1 "Use Positive Rational Numbers" on Lesson 1-5 "Divide Fractions by Fractions" with in-class and homework assignments this week to help the 6th grade class prepare for their Math Quiz on Topic 1: Lesson 1-5 "Divide Fractions by Fractions" that is scheduled for Friday, 10/7.  Along with focusing on our different math topics weekly, we will continue to reinforce our math skills weekly with practicing "Multiplication Facts".  *** The Multiplication Facts Quiz this week will be on Lesson 4 " Threes and Review" on Wednesday, 10/5. ***

 

5th Grade Math:

We will continue with Topic 2 "Use Models and Strategies to Add and Subtract Decimals" with Lesson 2-4  "Use Strategies to Add Decimals" this week with daily in-class and homework assignments to help the 5th grade class prepare for their Math Quiz on Topic 2: Lesson 2-4 "Use Strategies to Add Decimals" that is scheduled for Friday, 10/7.  Along with focusing on our math topics, we will reinforce our math skills with weekly "Multiplication Facts Quizzes".  *** The Multiplication Facts Quiz this week will be on our 7's and 8's Multiplication Facts on Wednesday, 10/5.  *** 

 

 Important Information / News

 

Please note that most students in Grades K - 8 have taken their first Star Assessment for this school year during this past week.  Any student that has been absent will have to take this Assessment Test within this week or next. Thank You with your ongoing support. 

On Tuesday, 10/4......the 8th Grade class will be visiting St. Mary's High School in Westfield.  *** Please remember to return your permission slips on Monday, 10/3 to attend this field trip. ***   Thank You!  

On Tuesday, 10/4 we will celebrate the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi with a Mass at 9:30 am in the school's gymnasium.  All are welcome to attend.    

  

*** Thank you with your ongoing help and support, and please continue to check our webpages for any additional updates or important information throughout the school year.  Thank You So Much. ***

 

Have a Wonderful Week, 

Mrs. Forest :)