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Grade 8 – Friday, May 26, 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017

Important Information

Grade Papers Folders went home today.

Math Final on Tuesday.

Dress Down Day on Tuesday, May 30.  Please wear Red, White, and Blue.  The cost is $2.  The money raised will be given to a Veteran Organization.

Math 8:  Study for Final – Tuesday, May 30

Math 9: Regents Review – Final Tuesday, May 30



ELA:  Finish Classwork

Religion:  Study for Final – Thursday, June 1, Read Chapters 15-17 (posted 5/17),

Spanish: Study for Final – Wednesday, May 31

Topic Lists for Grades 5-8 Math and Grades 6 & 8 Religion

Topic Lists for Grades 5-8 Math and Grades 6 & 8 Religion

(posted on Friday, December 16, 2016)

Review Packets were sent home on Friday, December 16, 2016.

Grade 5 Math Midterm Exam Topics

5.NBT.1 – Place Value and Powers of Ten

5.NBT.2 – Multiplying and Dividing by Powers of Ten

5.NBT.3 – Read, Write, Compare, and Order Decimals; Standard and Expanded Forms of Decimals

5.NBT.4 – Rounding Decimals

5.NBT.5 – Multi-digit Whole Number Multiplication

5.NBT.6 – Multi-digit Whole Number Division

5.NBT.7 – Add, Subtract, Multiply, and Divide Decimals

5.MD.1 – Convert Standard and Metric Measurements


Grade 6 Math Midterm Exam Topics

6.RP.1   Writing a ratio in all forms

6.RP.2   Unit Rate

6.RP.3   Ratio and Rate Word Problems

Ratio Tables and Graphs

Comparing Ratios

Percent Problems (IS/OF=%/100)

Conversion of Measurements using Ratio Tables

6.NS.1   Division of Fractions by Fractions and Whole Numbers

6.NS.2   Divide Multi-Digit Numbers

6.NS.3   Add, Subtract, Multiply, and Divide Decimals


Grade 7 Math Midterm Exam Topics

7.RP.1   Unit Rate (includes Complex Fractions)

7.RP.2   Proportional Relationships

Tables and Graphs of Proportional Relationships

Constant of Proportionality

Equations of Proportional Relationships

Proportional Relationships and Unit Rate

7.RP.3   Multistep Ratio and Percent Problems

– simple interest

– markups and discounts

– tax

– commission

7.NS.1   Add and Subtract Rational Numbers

7.NS.2   Multiply and Divide Rational Numbers

7.NS.3   Rational Number Word Problems


Grade 8 Math Midterm Exam Topics

8.NS.1   Rational and Irrational Numbers

8.NS.2   Locate Irrational Numbers on a Number Line

8.EE.1    Properties of Exponents

8.EE.2    Square Root and Cube Root of a Number

8.EE.3    Scientific Notation

8.EE.4    Operations with Scientific Notation

8.G.1     Properties of Reflections, Rotations, and Translations

8.G.2     Congruence of Reflections, Rotations, and Translations

8.G.3     Find the Image Coordinates for Reflections, Rotations, Translations, and Dilations

8.G.4     Sequence of Similarity for Transformation

8.G.5     Indirect Measurement

– Angle Sum

– Exterior Angles

– Parallel Lines Cut by a Transversal

8.G.6     Pythagorean Theorem

8.G.7     Pythagorean Word Problems


Algebra 1 Midterm Exam Topics

Chapter 1 – Foundations for Algebra

Chapter 2 – Solving Equations

Chapter 3 – Solving Inequalities

Chapter 4 – Introduction to Functions

Chapter 5 – Linear Functions

Chapter 6 – Systems of Equations and Inequalities


Grade 8 Religion Midterm Exam Topics

Topics can be found in notecard boxes, and in Religion Textbook.

Ten Commandments


Moral Decision Making Process

Mortal and Venial Sin

Church History



Time Periods


Prominent Figures


Grade 6 Religion Midterm Review

Topics can be found in Religion textbook Chapters 1-11.

Chapter 1 – God’s Revelation

Divine Revelation

Blessed Trinity

Scripture and Tradition


Chapter 2 – Creation

First Story of Creation

Chapter 3 – People Turn from God

Second Story of Creation

Original Sin

Chapter 4 – God Promises to Help People

Cain and Abel


Tower of Babel

Chapter 5 – The Patriarchs





Chapter 6 – Liturgical Year

Chapter 7 – Ordinary Time

Chapter 8 – An Enslaved People


Chapter 9 – A Free People

Ten Commandments

Chapter 10 – A Conquering People




Chapter 11 – A Royal People



Midterm Exam Schedule

Grades 5-8 2016 Midterm Schedule

 (posted on Friday, December 16, 2016)

UPDATED Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17               ELA

Wednesday, January 18          Social Studies

Thursday, January 19              Math *Rescheduled for Wednesday, January 25, 2017*

Friday, January 20                   Science

Monday, January 23               Religion

Tuesday, January 24               Spanish

Wednesday, January 25          Snow Day – Make Up Day   *Math Exam*


If there is a snow day, the exam will be pushed back one day, and all exams will follow the same schedule.


If there is a snow delay, the students will still be given the exam that day.


If a student is absent, the missed exams will be given at the end of the exam weeks as a make-up.  The student will take the exam of the day upon return to school.