Ms. Gorman

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Congrats gold and silver basketball teams on your championships!

 

8th Grade Homeroom


 

 

Tuesday, May 16: May Crowning practice 12:45-1:45

Wednesday, May 17-Friday, May 19: Washington, D.C. trip/non-attendance days

Tuesday, May 23: May Crowning practice 12:45-1:45, Graduation practice 2:15-3:00

Wednesday, May 24: May Crowning court practice during lunch, May Crowning 2:00

Thursday, May 25: Great America field trip 8:45-6:30

Friday, May 26: Locker clean out/yearbooks/auction ditch day

Monday, May 29: Memorial Day/no school

Tuesday, May 30: Graduation practice 10:45-11:45, early dismissal for 8th grade at 11:50, Farewell Dinner 6:30

Wednesday, May 31: Non-attendance day for 8th grade, Graduation Mass at 7:30


8th Grade Religion

Congratulations on receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current Focus: Pope John Paul II

  • human rights and religious freedom
  • “culture of life”
  • Catechism of the Catholic Church-1986

 


8th Grade Language Arts

Google Classroom

NoRedInk– your username is your school email, password is whatever you set it to.

Reading Focus: Independent choice novel

Writing Focus: Review of all modes of writing


6th Grade Social Studies

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Newsela– remember to “Sign in with Google”

Interactive Notebooks:

  • Interactive Notebook Rubric
  • Notebooks are evaluated at the end of each unit.
  • My notebook is available for students to check out during lunch.

Unit of Study: Ancient Greece

  • Geography-> challenges, islands
  • Minoans and Mycenaeans
    • create successful civilizations using 7 characteristics of civilizations
  • The Iliad– Trojan War
  • City-States
    • Athens and Sparta
    • different forms of government