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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

Just do it!

by Mr. Ryan

Mr. Ryan


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

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See link above for basketball information


Classzone.com information

student code: 2375582-230


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


M 4/14/14

  • WW II test prep (classzone.com)
  • WW II Note completion
  • Newsela article (due by Wednesday)


  • WW II test prep 
  • WW II writing assessment draft


  • WWIITest Prep
  • WW II writing assignment draft/edit
  • Note check (15 elements)


  • WWII Exam


  • OFF


  • Type up Chapter 8 paper for Monday, (Hand written Draft, Typed final)


  Each day students must be working toward completing chapter notes, essential question activities and other assigned duties.  The work will pile up and become unmanageable if consistent effort is not reinforced at home.

 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.




  • Review Causes of WWII
  • SQ section 2 of chapter 8 (HW-3rs)
  • Assign notes for section



  • Review section 2
  • SQ section 3 (HW-3rs)
  • Assign notes for section



  • Review section 3
  • SQ section 4 (HW-3rs)
  • Assign notes for section



  • Review section 4
  • SQ section 5
  • Assign notes for section (HW-3rs)



  • Review section 5
  • BAV Day


  1. Check notes for completion, reread sections as necessary

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. 

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