October 31

Math 8: Reminder… QUIZ FRIDAY

Quiz over how many solutions (one, none, infinite), solving multi-step equations, and word problems with equations

Review notes and worksheets from class

Extra help available Thursday at 8:20 am

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October 31

Science 8: Week of 10/30 to 11/3

Monday: Intro to Motion

Bell Ringer #16: Describe your position in the classroom using a reference point (ie. the door, the SmartBoard, another student’s seat) and a set of directions from that reference point.

Wind-Up Toy Demo

Directed Reading – Ch. 5 Section 1 (due at the end of class)

DUE: Balancing Chemical Equations (3rd and 5th Block, 4th Block due by Friday 11/3)

Tuesday: Speed

Bell Ringer #17: How do you know when an object is “in motion”?

Notes: Speed

Speed, Time, Distance Practice Problems (finish for HW if not completed)

Exit Ticket

Wednesday: Motion Graphs

Bell Ringer #18: Practice calculating speed

Notes: Motion Graphs

Practice Problems using Motion Graphs (finish for HW if not done in class)

Thursday: PSAT

Bell Ringer #19: What kind of motion is shown in the motion graph?

Bill Nye Video: Forces and Motion

(Only saw 4th and 5th Block)

Friday: Domino Lab

Bell Ringer #20

Introduce Domino Lab

Domino Lab

Post-Lab Questions (due Monday, 11/6 if not completed in class)

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October 30

Math 8: Week of 10/30 to 11/3

Monday: Distributive Property in Multi-Step Equations

Guided Notes: Distributive Property in Multi-Step Equations

CW/HW: Eight Buttons Pizzazz w/s (p. 42)

*** Extra Credit *** –> Finish the Headlines w/s (#5-14… 1-4 were done in class) – DUE WEDNESDAY (11/1) and will NOT be accepted if LATE!!!

Tuesday: Story Problems

Check HW (p. 42 Eight Buttons)

Notes: 5 Step Plan

CW/HW: Story Problems Handout

Wednesday: Error Analysis

Check HW (Story Problems)

Error Analysis

HW: Study for QUIZ

Thursday: PSAT 

6th and 7th Block did not meet today

HW: Weekly Skills #13 DUE TOMORROW

Friday: Equations Quiz

Check Error Analysis HW

Quiz

Work on Ch. 4 Study Guide (Test is 11/10)

 

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October 28

Math 8: DUE MONDAY

Don’t forget that the w/s from Friday (Cryptic Quiz p. 41) was extended until Monday to turn in. This is for a classwork grade, please make sure you turn it in on Monday if you have not already done so.

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October 25

Math 8: Week of 10/23 to 10/27

Monday: Review for Test

Study Guide due

Tuesday: Unit 2 Ch. 3 Test

Wednesday: Lesson 4.2 and 4.3

Finish Ch. 3 Test

p. 277 in book for notes

Writing and Solving Two-Step Equations

CW/HW: Pizzazz w/s p. 36 & 37

Thursday:  Lesson 4.2 and 4.3

Review Pizzazz w/s p. 36

Setting up USA Test Prep accounts

CW/HW: Pizzazz w/s p. 37 (extended 1 day)

Friday: Lesson 4.5

Guided notes: Number of Solutions for Linear Equations

Solving Equations with Variables on both sides

CW/HW: Pizzazz w/s p. 41 (due MONDAY, for a grade)

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October 25

Science 8: Week of 10/23 to 10/27

Monday: History of the Atom

Bell Ringer #11: What forces do you think hold an atom together? Explain your reasoning. Answer: It is electromagnetic force because the positive protons and negative electrons attract to each other, holding the atom together. 

Where Is It? Activity (p. 54 in IAN)

History of the Atom Packet (could work in partners)

HW: Finish Unit 3 Study Guide due tomorrow (10/24)

Tuesday: Review 

Bell Ringer #12: What force(s) hold the NUCLEUS (protons and neutrons) of an atom together? Answer: STRONG FORCE

Bill Nye Video: Atoms and Molecules

Review Unit 3 Study Guide

HW: STUDY FOR TEST!!!

Wednesday: Periodic Table Bingo

Review using periodic table to identify elements and find information on their atomic structure.

HW: STUDY FOR TEST!!!

Thursday: Unit 3 Test – Atoms and the Periodic Table

Friday: Chemical Equations and Conservation of Mass

Notes: Balancing Chemical Equations

Practice problems w/s: # 1-25 (due Monday if not finished in class – 3rd and 5th Block ONLY; 4th Block will get caught up at some point next week)

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October 17

Math 8: Use your CALCULATOR for HW

6th Block, I should have told you to use your calculator on the homework. Use a calculator to get the square roots of numbers. Round to the nearest 100th. Do this INSTEAD OF approximating the square roots. If you do not know how to use the square root function on your calculator, come see me!

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