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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- SWYHZ
3rd- ZWANH
4th- TESJH
7th- QUEIO


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 


  • Chap 8 Review
  • Collect Pat's Pen submissions
  • Organize notes
  • Chapter 3 review
  • Organize notes


  • Chapter 8 review activities
  • Check in Chapter notes
  • Chapter 3 Review activities
  • Check in notes


  • Online activities in class
  • Practice test for BOR*
  • Chapter 3 Exam
  • Practice test for BOR


  • Chapter 8 Exam
  • *Fill in the gaps from Wednesday
  • Complete practice test from Wednesday


  • Bill of Rights Test
  • BAV review game
  • Bill of Rights Test
  • BAV review game



 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 10/13

  • Off for Columbus Day
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  • Complete Patriot's Pen Draft (check in)
  • Section 3 SQ3R
  • Perspective writing pg. 286
  • Sections 1-2 review activity (hand out) 
  • Section 3 SQ3R
  • Perspective writig activity pg.70



  • Section 3 notes
  • Review perspectie activity
  • Honor Flight activity
  • Section 3 notes
  • Review perspective activity




 BAV Day

  • $1.00 for Honor Flight donation
  • Section 4 work
  • Complete chapter
  • Review activities






  •  Study for exam

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

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