Grade 8 – Week 38 Summary

 

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Grade 8 English
Teacher Karen Suksabai

This week, we will concentrate on finishing our reading book – The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas –and then watch and critique the movie. We will also learn how to use a grading rubric to self-assess journal entries, and write a critique and rewrite specific journal entries.

Homework

  • 2 paragraph handwritten reflection on the general nature of friendship, and the dynamics of the friendship between the main characters in the novel.
  • Complete journal rubrics, critique, and journal edits

 

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Grade 8 Science
Teacher Rob Clarke

This week we will be learning about genetics.
 

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Grade 8 Algebra I
Teacher Robert Dumas

SUMMARY:

    • Factor trinomials of the form: ax2 + bx + c = 0
    • Solve equations of the form: ax2 + bx + c = 0
    • Solve equations using the Quadratic Formula
    • Using the Discriminant to determine the number of solutions to the function

 

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