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Curriculum Night. 7 th & 8 th Language Arts, Religion, Social Studies Mr. Byrnes & Ms. Sullivan 2014-2015. PRAYER FOR A NEW SCHOOL YEAR. Father, We thank you for the opportunity to begin the 2014-2015 school year, and we ask that you bless the faculty,

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Curriculum night

Curriculum Night

7th & 8th

Language Arts, Religion, Social Studies

Mr. Byrnes & Ms. Sullivan

2014-2015


Prayer for a new school year
PRAYER FOR A NEW SCHOOL YEAR

Father,We thank you for the opportunityto begin the 2014-2015 school year,and we ask that you bless the faculty,

the students, and their families.We pray that you will guide us in all ways,and that we will seek your willin everything that we do.We ask this in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord- Amen


Mr byrnes
MR. BYRNES

  • 35 years in Catholic education

    • 15 years - Diocese of La Crosse (Wisconsin)

    • 10 years - Diocese of Venice (Florida)

    • 10 years - St. John Bosco

  • University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point

    • BS Professional Studies

    • MS Education


Mr byrnes1
Mr. Byrnes

  • Classic Military Brat upbringing

  • Captain - United States Army

  • Enjoys traveling, fishing, golf &

    football……GO PACKERS!


Ms sullivan
MS. SULLIVAN

  • 13 years Intel Corporation

  • 10+ years - St. John Bosco

    • development director, sub, IA. 6th grade teacher

  • University of California Berkeley

    • BA English Literature

  • Ottawa University

    • MA Education

  • Two children – Senior & Freshman

    Seton Catholic Prepatory (SJB alums)

  • St. Benedict Parishioner


Social studies
Social Studies

  • America – History of our Nation (Pearson)

  • 7th – Pre-Colonial to Civil War

  • 8th – Civil War to Modern Day

  • Government & Citizenship

  • Relate History to Present Day Events

  • People & Culture

  • CLOSE-UP Trip to Washington D.C.


Religion
RELIGION

  • Call to Faith (Hardcourt)

    • 7th – Purple Edition

    • 8th – Gold Edition

  • Catholics Believe, Faith in

    Action, Scripture

  • Develop deeper sense of spirituality

  • Traditions & Customs of the Church

  • Morals, Ethics, Good Decision Making

  • Service Hour Requirements


Language arts
LANGUAGE ARTS

  • Reading

    • Literature

      • Timeless Voices Timeless Themes, Novels, Junior Great Books & various other electronic and print resources

    • Literary Elements & Analysis

    • Informational Text

    • Poetry

    • Text Interaction, Connections Comparisons, Contracts

    • Accelerated Reader

  • Grammar

    • Easy Grammar, Daily Grams various other electronic and print resources


Language arts1
LANGUAGE ARTS

  • Writing

    • Excellence in Writing

      • Expository

      • Analytical

      • Narrative

      • Persuasive

    • Focus Vivid, Lively, Expressive, Audience

    • MLA Format

    • Six Traits of Writing

    • Schaffer Writing Method

    • 8th Grade – I Believe

  • Vocabulary

  • Greek/Latin Roots & Affixes

  • Presentation Skills

  • High School Entrance Test Practice

  • 8th Grade – I Believe



Questions
Questions?

A copy of this presentation can be found

on the junior high website

Thank you for joining us!


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