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Puma 8

Puma
Welcome to the 8th grade Puma team! Our team utilizes several teaching methods to enhance students learning, including hands-on activities, interdisciplinary units, and parallel teaching. In addition, We emphasize diversity and reading comprehension across the curriculum. Our students learn in a positive environment where students can grow both academically and socially. We encourage you to visit the links below for more information about our team.


Puma Staff Members - Grade 8
Name Subject
Mrs. Schettler Math;Team Leader
Mrs. Quale History
Mrs. Nelson Science
Mr. Palmer English
Mr. Carr Art
Mr. Augustadt Band
Mrs. Johnson Band
Mr. Crouse TECH ED
Puma teachers meet everyday between 8:45 and 9:35. Please call during that time if you have any questions or concerns. Extension: 5655


Puma's Weekly Assignments: 4/24-4/28
  Monday (B) Tuesday (A) Wednesday (B) Thursday (A) Friday (B)
English Quiz Chapter 1&2 The Outsiders Compare/Contrast worksheet RL.8.6 Compare/Contrast worksheet RL.8.6 Chapter 5 Quiz The OutsidersRL.8.6 Chapter 5 Quiz The OutsidersRL.8.6
Algebra   NDSA--Math   NDSA--Math Performance Task  
Math 8 NDSA--Math NDSA--Math NDSA--Math Performance Task NDSA--Math Performance Task Transformations

HW: finish transformation project
US History 8.2.7

Civil War Vocab Introduction
Review Civil War Articles
Finish People Cheat Sheet
8.2.7

America, Story of Us - Civil War

Movie Questions (moodle)

Work on Vocab Activity: Instructions, Clean up Vocabulary Key, Resources provided
8.2.7

America, Story of Us - Civil War

Movie Questions (moodle)

Work on Vocab Activity: Instructions, Clean up Vocabulary Key, Resources provided
8.2.7

Vocabulary Activities

Each class rates others: Engaging/Entertaining/Educational

Vocabulary Formative (moodle)
INTO THE WEST TAKE-HOME FINALS DUE

LAW DAY FIELD TRIP - MOCK TRIALS

8.2.7

Vocabulary Activities

Each class rates others: Engaging/Entertaining/Educational

Vocabulary Formative (moodle)
Science - Earthquake Notes: How to read a seismogram
- Begin PBL Project "Rock the House"
- Earthquake Formative #2
- Online Earthquake Lab
- Notes: Gap Hypothesis
- Work on presentations on how to design buildings to mitigate earthquakes
- Earthquake Formative #2
- Online Earthquake Lab
- Notes: Gap Hypothesis
- Work on presentations on how to design buildings to mitigate earthquakes
- Earthquake Lab: Plotting Epicenter
- Earthquake Practice #3
- Continue working on design for buildings
- Earthquake Lab: Plotting Epicenter
- Earthquake Practice #3
- Continue working on design for buildings
Communications & Collaborations   Finish Research for PBL W.8   Genius Hours W.7 and 8
Library Day
No School
The assignments are updated weekly by the Puma Team. Puma teachers meet everyday between 1:02-1:47. Please call during that time if you have any questions or concerns. Extension: 5668


Puma's Weekly Assignments: 4/18-4/21
  Monday (A) Tuesday (B) Wednesday (A) Thursday (B) Friday (A)
English Review for Anne Frank summative Review for Anne Frank summative Anne Frank summative test RL.8.3 Anne Frank summative test RL.8.3 Chapter 1,2 The Outsiders
Algebra Polynomial Review & Quiz   Section 8-5

HW: pg 515-516 #10-46 even
  Section 8-6

HW: pg 520-521 #8-27 all & factor maze
Math 8 Standard: 8.EE.1

Section 9.4

HW: pg 374 #9-17, 20-27 & 9.4 worksheet

Standard: 8.EE.1

Section 9.4

HW: pg 374 #9-17, 20-27 & 9.4 worksheet
Standard: 8.EE.1

Exponents Scavenger Hunt & Leveled Questions
Standard: 8.EE.1

Exponents Scavenger Hunt & Leveled Questions
Standard: 8.EE.1

Section 9.5 & 9.6

HW: pg 380 #6-26 even +27
pg 386 #4-24 even & 30-32
US History No School 8.2.6
America Story of Us - Division
Wkst: Character report card

8.2.7
Civil War Kahoot (pretest)
8.2.7

Intro to Civil War - Capture Your Flag
Create groups
Hand out "People" Cheat Sheet
Station One - Article Review; Document Analysis
8.2.7

Intro to Civil War - Capture Your Flag
Create groups
Hand out "People" Cheat Sheet
Station One - Article Review; Document Analysis
8.2.7

Review Document Analysis - Points Given...
Station Two - Civil War Vocabulary Creation
Start "Chasing Lincoln's Killer"
Science No School Earthquake Formative #1 - Types of Faults and How Earthquakes Happen

- Notes I Can #3
- Slinky Wave Lab
- "How the Earth Was Made: San Andreas Fault"
- Review I Can Statements 1 and 2
- Start "How to Mitigate the Effects of an Earthquake" Research
- "How the Earth Was Made: San Andreas Fault"
- Review I Can Statements 1 and 2
- Start "How to Mitigate the Effects of an Earthquake" Research
- Earthquake Notes: How to read a seismogram
- Begin PBL Project "Rock the House"
Communication and Collaboration 8 No School   Finish and Practice Speeches SL.4
Turn in Research and Outlines
Set 3 Vocab Practice
  Present Kindness SpeechesSL.4
Genius Hour W.7 and 8
The assignments are updated weekly by the Puma Team. Puma teachers meet everyday between 11:45-12:30. Please call during that time if you have any questions or concerns. Extension: 5668

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