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Old Quarry School: Teacher Pages/8th Grade: Ryan, Shawn


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Mr. Ryan's Home Page and daily work

It's your grade, earn it....

by Mr. Ryan

Mr. Ryan


mail to: sryan@sd113a.org
630-257-2286 Ext. 4 302

For more information

See link above for basketball information


Classzone.com information

Classzzone 7th grade student text code: 2467900-240

Classzzone 8th grade student text code: 2375582-230

*Newsela Codes
2nd- 9ZKJUT
3rd- ZV3RTA
4th- 8XF5ST
7th- J4V6NY

Google Class Codes
2nd- u76jezy
3rd- Phk9xel
4th- 5ftjbo
7th- w9nbKa4

Students are responsible for preparing for class, prior to class, every day.  This includes but is not limited to:SQ3r of chapter, bringing all materials needed for work (Pen, pencils, spiral, 2-pocket folder, red editing pen, highlighter, BAV spiral on BAV days and text) including additional materials for projects like glue sticks, poster boards, markers,tape, scissors.

Additionally, notetaking, while primarily done during class is an ongoing assignment that students need to be working on at home consistantly. 





  Two Week Format- scroll down please 


  • Check in 1st three answers (pg 181)
  • Work on 4th answer
  • Class reading and review of chapter 4, sec.2
  • Class reading section 1, Chap. 8
  • Constitution Bell Ringer: Preamble


  • Class reading Section three
  • Work on 5th answer (pg. 181)
  • Constitution Bell Ringer: Preamble
  • Class Reading section 2, Chap 8


  • Class review of chapter materials (packet)
  • Work on 6th answer (pg. 181)
  • Class reading section 3 Chap 8
  • Constitution Bell Ringer: Rewrite of Const.


  • Chapter writing assignment check in
  • Chapter packet work
  • Chapter Review activity
  • Constitution Bell Ringer: Const. rewrite


  • BAV
  • Chapter packet
  • BAV




 PLEASE remind students they need to keep up with their assignment notebooks as well as their BAV materials.   BAV is to be reviewed as needed.  A spiral is mandatory that will be collected during each trimester. There will be BAV tests and a final exam.

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  1. Check in Notes from chapter
  2. Review and collect EQ from chapter
  3. Progress reports distributed
  4. Begin Chapter test
  1. Complete poster
  2. Work on additional constitution prep.
  3. Progress reports distributed


  1. Bell Ringer=written review
  2. Complete Chapter test
  3. Begin Chapter 4 activity
    (3) paragraphs for each of 6 questions all relating to the chapter EQ. See pg. 181 
  1. Review All
  2. Work on Presentation of posters
  3. Score posters using rubric provided



  • Bell Ringer=written review
  • Continue Chapter 4 activity
    (3) paragraphs for each of 6 questions all relating to the chapter EQ. See pg. 181 
    Note: a second source is required from online resource.
  1. Presentations
  2. Tabulate scores and create a class graphic
  3. Work on constitution review pg. 298.


 BAV Day

  1. BAV
  2. Continue Chapter 4 activity
    (3) paragraphs for each of 6 questions all relating to the chapter EQ. See pg. 181 
    Note: a second source is required from online resource.
  1. BAV  
  2. Work on constitution review pg. 298.
  3. Presentations


 Review Chapter notes and reread any sections not clear on




Assignment details

   Writing samples for class will follow similar format throughout the year.  All answers must be full sentences.  Whenever possible answers must state source and author.  Details are important, use them to support your answers, always.

 SQ3R= Survey section looking for any nontext information to build background info., Q-give yourself focus by reviewing the essential question or questions prior to the actual reading, 3r- Read it!, review your understanding and finally reread. 


  • Chapter 5 prereading activity Reading strategy and note taking strategy review
  • Print and collect Booklets

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