8th Grade

You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself any direction you choose.

-Dr. Seuss

Eighth Grade Math Power Standards

  1. Set up and solve linear equations and inequalities with one variable using algebraic methods, models, and / or graphs using real life situations
  2. Evaluate simple algebraic expressions and equations for given variables
  3. Predict the probability of simple experiments and use tree diagrams, lists,tables or other models to represent possible or actual outcomes

Eighth Grade Language Arts Power Standards

  1. Identify and analyze main ideas, supporting ideas, and supporting details in fiction and non-fiction texts using reading strategies.
  2. Demonstrate research skills: locate key information, evaluate information for purpose, gather information using a note taking system, and organize information to create a final product.
  3. Express ideas using appropriate discussion and oral presentation techniques.
  4. Interpret text beyond a liberal meaning.
  5. Identify, analyze, and apply knowledge of the purpose, structure, and elements of non-fiction or informational materials and provide evidence from the text to support their understanding.
  6. Use paragraphs to create a five paragraph essay.
  7. Consider writing as a work in process. Revise writing by level of detail using vivid and figurative language, organizing ideas, using sentence variety.
  8. Apply knowledge of the parts of speech to improve writing.
  9. Organize coherent paragraphs into advanced compositions.
  10. Use context to figure out meanings of new vocabulary words and use vocabulary in context.

Eighth Grade Social Studies Power Standards

  1. Draw conclusions from historical evidence about social characteristics.
  2. Identify various economic systems and recognize the systems implications on American history.
  3. Recognize the rights and duties of citizenship and act on these civic responsibilities.
  4. Describe and critique the causes and consequences of wars on conflicts.
  5. Identify the structure and function of American government and apply that knowledge throughout history.

Grade Level Newsletters

Monica Blatchley

Titles: Social Studies Teacher
Locations: Lisle Junior High
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School: 630-493-8251

David Dybeck

Titles: English Teacher, 8th Grade Exploring Reading Teacher
Locations: Lisle Junior High
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School: 630-493-8226

Janet Hanson

Titles: Inclusion Facilitator
Locations: Lisle Junior High
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School: 630-493-8284

Kelly Huschart

Titles: Science Teacher
Locations: Lisle Junior High
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School: 630-493-8241

Paul Kim

Titles: Math Teacher
Locations: Lisle Junior High
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School: 630-493-8231

Robert McLear

Titles: Math Teacher
Locations: Lisle Junior High
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School: 630-493-8233

Mary Sauer

Titles: English Teacher
Locations: Lisle Junior High
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School: 630-493-8222

Vincent Slowiak

Titles: English Teacher
Locations: Lisle Junior High
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School: 630-493-8227
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