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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


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. 





  Two Week Format- scroll down please 


  • Test Prep.
  • Note check
  • Complete Chapter notes
  • Test Prep.


  • Chapter 9 Exam
  • Work on Bell Ringer test prep
  • Work on Essential Question
  • Test prep


  • Bell Ringer Test
  • Essential Question
  • Chapter 5 Exam


  • BAV Test
  • Bell Ringer Test


  • TBA
  • BAV Test  (possible)


  • Have you registered for Newsela?
  • OK, now read the articles
  • Have you registered for Newsela? 
  • You don't have an article yet....


 PLEASE review chapter materials from the week in preperation for next weeks assessment.

 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.


M 11/10

  • Reviewed Questions for Veterans
  • Review Online assignments for Newsela
  • Completed Korean War film
  • Intro Chapter 5
  • Reviewed Questions for Veterans



  • Veterans Day presentations
  • Veteran's Day presentations



  • Notes for 9.3
  • Collect BAV
  • Notes for 5.1
    Visual Vocabulary
  • Collect BAV



  • Chapter Review activities
    Test next Monday
  • PM conference
  • SQ3R 5.2
  • PM conferences


 BAV Day

  • Conferences
  • Conferences



  • Test next Monday 




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 essetntial 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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