Mrs. Cabel

Go Knights!

Posted: September 10, 2019

I just wanted to give an update of what our time has looked like over the past week.  With our move to personalized learning, we are beginning our year in humanities with baseline assessments of all students in the areas of reading and writing.  This will give us detailed information regarding each individual student's needs as well as a broader scope of need in our classes and school.  The students have been troopers throughout this process!  

Posted: September 3, 2019

Welcome back, Knights!  I look forward to another amazing year of grade 8 humanities.  Please check out our course outlines!

Posted: May 26, 2019

Last week, all students who are missing assignments were given a list of the assignments owed.  These are all important pieces of evidence to prove that they are meeting grade level outcomes.  They know that it is their responsibility to make sure that these assignments are completed and handed in.  Please ask your child if he/she has any owing assignments.

Posted: May 26, 2019

We have been working on a poetry unit for the past couple of weeks.  The students have written some found poetry and last week, we learned how to do a poetry analysis.  Students will have one more class day tomorrow to work on their analysis - if they are not done in class, they will be due Tuesday for homework.  For the students doing enrichment versions of the analysis, I will discuss a later due date with you.

Posted: April 26, 2019

A reminder to 8R, 8S, and 8M - your essays are due in final copy on Monday.

Posted: April 17, 2019

In 21C, we have been learning about the water crisis and how it is effecting developing countries, particularly in Africa.  In this activity, students analyzed the effects that long water walks have on communities in the developing world. After we learn more about the crisis, we will be starting...

Posted: April 17, 2019

We have been learning about good and bad stress in health class.  Here are the students' thoughts on some quotes.

Posted: April 17, 2019

This is the rubric that students will be marked on.  The rubric is based on the grade 8 standards for writing.

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Posted: April 17, 2019

Students will be using this self-assessment checklist during the revision process.  It covers the skills that they have been learning throughout the unit.

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