• Mrs. MaryBeth MacArthur

    8th Grade Self Contained

    ELA, Math, & Science/Social Studies

    mmacarthur@htsdnj.org

     

    "Dream Big, Work Hard, and don't be afraid to ask for help when you need it ".

     

    2021/22 Class Schedule

     

    Period 1 - Cycle/Gym/Health/Elective                 

     

    Periods 2/3 - Math 

                        Monday - Thursday - new skills

                        Friday -  Skill Centers

    •  Homework will be given Monday - Thursday to practice skills we are working on during class.

     

     Periods 4/5 - ELA

                       Monday -  Spelling/Vocabulary from texts &

                                        iReady, StoryWorks, Scholastic, Raz Kids

                       Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - Bridges To Literature (stories & skills)

                       Friday - Writing/ Grammar Workshop & Spelling/Vocabulary Test

    • Homework - Sentences and words 5x’s each for the unit we are working on. It will be due on Friday 

     

    Period 6 - LUNCH

     

    Periods 7/8  - Science (1st semester)  Social Studies (2nd Semester)

                        These classes will be graded on a combination of quizzes, tests, projects, & labs (science)

                         Homework will only be assigned if student does not complete work in the time alloted during class.

    Friday Folders will be given each Friday and returned on Monday. Unreturned or unsigned folders will count against points for rewards.

     

     

    Grading Scale

    50% Summative Grades - Tests, Projects, Cumulative Writng Assignments (ELA), Labs (Science)

    40% Formative - quizzes, skill checks, Raz Kids Work (ELA), Spelling/Vocabulary units (ELA)

    10% Individual Practice - homework, Newsela Articles, station work

     

     

    Attention Parents/Guardians:

    Please visit your child's Powerschool Portal to view all upcoming due dates for assessments, projects, and homework.