Monday Memo

Normal Park Museum Magnet School  

7th Grade Monday Memo

Week of April 22, 2019

TCAP every day this week!

Math

This week we review the data to determine which explorer would have been the best bowler.  We also begin to explore samples and populations.  We will probably start probability.


Homework:

50 minutes of ixl practice.Students should make progress on their quest this week at home.       

 
 

Please contact me with any concerns or questions. jorgensen_m@hcde.org

                  SCIENCE

We will be continuing our study of genetics this week! There will be a quiz on Heredity on Friday.
Homework

  • Seamonster project and exhibit labels due Tuesday (Google Classroom)
    • Partners complete 2 labels together
    • Solo workers choose 1 label to type and submit
  • Genetics Study Guide due Wednesday
  • Punnett Square review Quizizz due Friday

Link to quizlet vocab: https://quizlet.com/203605208/unit-6-genetics-flash-cards/

World History

This week in World History we finish our study of the Enlightenment thinkers.  We will go back to our comparison of the Meso-American Cultures and create zines..   

Homework:

Five-paragraph essay for the prompt: How did the ideas of the Enlightenment influence the formation of the American Government? This is due Monday, April 29th, and will be counted as a test grade.

You can still register for the 2020 Europe trip to Ireland and Scotland.   Contact me at faheytravels@gmail.com if you are interested.

Quizlet link:

https://quizlet.com/join/P6ARXTmUT

Discovery Education link:

http://www.discoveryeducation.com/  

Travel Journal Instructions Link:

https://tinyurl.com/2nd-qtr-traveljounal2018-19

E-mail me at fahey_b@hcde.org with any questions.

Language Arts

This week, in addition to TCAP daily, we are excited to host Jerome Meadows, the artist selected to create the Ed Johnson Memorial in Downtown Chattanooga. He will lead a poetry workshop in class all day Tuesday, and choose selected poems to include in his sculpture!

We will also write about current events in the world today.  We are moving forward with our altered books.  We hope to start our covers this week, but we need more materials for everyone to have choices in creativity.


Homework:Read for 30 minutes each night

Email me at andrews_s@hcde.org

7th Grade Spanish -

Voc. quiz-legendary words re-scheduled for Wednesday,

. Poem drafts due via Google Classroom if not turned in already

Spanish Through the Ages -

Open Notes quiz - Friday


  • Age of Enlightenment exhibit label due Thursday
  • Work ahead - Basquiat introduction & poem selection due April 23

Email questions to myers_annalouise@hcde.org

Concert Band 6-8

Contact Mrs. McKee at  mckee_e@hcde.org

Band has a very exciting quarter as we finish up the school year.  Please mark the following dates on your calendar:

May 9th, 6:00 pm: 4th-8th grade band concert

Volunteers are needed in the following areas:

1) taking money at the front

2) sitting with 6-8 in the balcony

3) escorting 4th and 5th on and off stage and supervising in the cafeteria

4) supervising 6-8 as they go through the breezeway to get on stage


May 16th, school day:  All 6th-8th grade ensembles will perform at Lake Winnie

Volunteers needed to come on the field trip to supervise students during the performance and explore the park afterwards.

Class Reminders   

            Normal Park Testing Schedule  Please click the link to view our TCAP schedule.         

·    Important:  CHROMEBOOK PRE-CHECK DATE IS: MONDAY, April 15, 2019

Parents and Students:  On Monday, April 15, 2019 we will conduct a Chromebook Pre-Check.

Please bring your Chromebook, Stylus, and Charger to school on this day.  Your homeroom teacher will pre check your device and accessories in order to ensure that you have all parts and conduct a visual inspection of your device.  Parents will be notified if there is an issue with your child's device.


CHROMEBOOK COLLECTION DATE IS:  May 17, 2019

On Friday, May 17, 2019, all Chromebooks, styluses, and chargers will be collected for the summer.  Students returning to Normal Park will be reassigned their Chromebook in the Fall when school begins for the 2019-2020 School Year.


    As quarter 4 learning expedition permission forms and fee requests arrive in student folders, please note that you can pay these fees online by clicking here. https://tinyurl.com/ybztb9bz This is an easy way to pay those fees and it saves you having to write a check or worry that cash made it safely. Please note that we are unable to give change back from cash payments, so if you send in cash, please be sure it's exact. If you have any questions, please contact the bookkeeper, Angie Nye, at nye_angela@hcde.org. Thank you!

·         All Normal Park students should wear their grade level shirt on Learning Expeditions.  They can be purchased through the link on the website.

·         7th grade Lead Teacher: Sarah Andrews andrews_s@hcde.org

7th grade Room Parent: Charla Peterson charlahp@gmail.com (423) 802-5985

Normal Park Museum Magnet School  

7th Grade Monday Memo

Week of April 15, 2019

TCAP starts Tuesday! Please be on time daily, and you will need your charged device next Monday!

LE to Spare Time to bowl on Thursday.  Please bring socks!

No School this Friday.

Math

This week we jump into statistics.  Students will work with data all week.  We find the measures of center and variability with a focus on dot plots and box plots.  We also take a data collection trip to the bowling alley.


Homework:

cc.1 to an 85.. In addition to cc.1,students should always be making progress on the quarter 4 math quest.             

 
 

Please contact me with any concerns or questions. jorgensen_m@hcde.org




                  SCIENCE

This week we will be learning about how traits are passed onto offspring. We will also be making sea-monster babies!

Homework

  • IAN Check due Monday April 15.
    • Make sure IAN assignments not completed in class are completed for homework.
  • Quiz Corrections for Reproduction Quiz
    • Students can make corrections on a separate sheet of paper attached to their quiz to earn points back.

World History

This week in World History we go back to our study of the Enlightenment thinkers.  We will connect their ideas to our important American Documents such as the Declaration of Independence and Constitution.   

Homework:

None this week!  Happy Easter!

You can still register for the 2020 Europe trip to Ireland and Scotland.   Contact me at faheytravels@gmail.com if you are interested.

Quizlet link:

https://quizlet.com/join/P6ARXTmUT

Discovery Education link:

http://www.discoveryeducation.com/  

Travel Journal Instructions Link:

https://tinyurl.com/2nd-qtr-traveljounal2018-19

E-mail me at fahey_b@hcde.org with any questions.

Language Arts


This week we will focus on our poetry and preparing for TCAP. Our schedule is shortened daily, so we will work to fill the days with poetry writing and analysis.


Homework:Read for 30 minutes each night

Email me at andrews_s@hcde.org

7th Grade Spanish -

Voc. quiz- legendary words, scheduled for Monday, 15th

. Poem drafts due Wednesday via Google Classroom

Spanish Through the Ages -

Open Notes quiz next week


  • Age of Enlightenment exhibit label due Thursday
  • Work ahead - Basquiat introduction & poem selection due April 23

Email questions to myers_annalouise@hcde.org

Concert Band 6-8

Contact Mrs. McKee at  mckee_e@hcde.org

We have a very exciting quarter as we finish the year!  Please mark the following dates:


May 9th, 6:00 pm: 4th-8th Grade Band Concert

May 16, school day: All 6th-8th Grade ensembles will perform at Lake Winnie


Volunteers will be needed at both event.  Please contact me if you are interested.

Class Reminders   

            Normal Park Testing Schedule  Please click the link to view our TCAP schedule.         

·    Important:  CHROMEBOOK PRE-CHECK DATE IS: MONDAY, April 15, 2019

Parents and Students:  On Monday, April 15, 2019 we will conduct a Chromebook Pre-Check.

Please bring your Chromebook, Stylus, and Charger to school on this day.  Your homeroom teacher will pre check your device and accessories in order to ensure that you have all parts and conduct a visual inspection of your device.  Parents will be notified if there is an issue with your child's device.


CHROMEBOOK COLLECTION DATE IS:  May 17, 2019

On Friday, May 17, 2019, all Chromebooks, styluses, and chargers will be collected for the summer.  Students returning to Normal Park will be reassigned their Chromebook in the Fall when school begins for the 2019-2020 School Year.


    As quarter 4 learning expedition permission forms and fee requests arrive in student folders, please note that you can pay these fees online by clicking here. https://tinyurl.com/ybztb9bz This is an easy way to pay those fees and it saves you having to write a check or worry that cash made it safely. Please note that we are unable to give change back from cash payments, so if you send in cash, please be sure it's exact. If you have any questions, please contact the bookkeeper, Angie Nye, at nye_angela@hcde.org. Thank you!

·         All Normal Park students should wear their grade level shirt on Learning Expeditions.  They can be purchased through the link on the website.

·         7th grade Lead Teacher: Sarah Andrews andrews_s@hcde.org

7th grade Room Parent: Charla Peterson charlahp@gmail.com (423) 802-5985

Normal Park Museum Magnet School  

7th Grade Monday Memo

Week of April 8, 2019

The Spring Musical is this week!

Also, TCAP starts next Tuesday!  Please plan to be present and on time daily!

Math

This week we continue to explore measurement and geometry. We get three dimensional with surface area and volume.

Homework: no calculators, show your work and no calculators.                

Turn in a paper with:

-E.11- 5 problems solved correctly and G18- 5 problems solved correctly OR 8th grade e9 - 10 problems correct

Copy each problem, show all your work, and box your answer.

 
 

Please contact me with any concerns or questions. jorgensen_m@hcde.org

                  SCIENCE

This week we will be learning about mutations in DNA and how they affect organisms. Homework

  • Reproduction Collage due Tuesday
    • 3 exhibit labels on Google Classroom also due Tuesday.
  • IAN Check due Monday April 15.
    • Make sure IAN assignments not completed in class are completed for homework.
  • Quiz Corrections for Reproduction Quiz
    • Students can make corrections on a separate sheet of paper attached to their quiz to earn points back.

 

World History

This week in World History we will begin our study of the Pre-Columbian Natives of the New World.  We will look into the Olmecs, Maya, Aztecs, and Inca..   

Homework:

Complete Google classroom homework “TCAP REVIEW: Renaissance, Reformation, & Scientific Revolution”  due Friday.

 

You can still register for the 2020 Europe trip to Ireland and Scotland. Contact me at faheytravels@gmail.com if you are interested.

 

Quizlet link:

https://quizlet.com/join/P6ARXTmUT

Discovery Education link:

http://www.discoveryeducation.com/  

Travel Journal Instructions Link:

https://tinyurl.com/2nd-qtr-traveljounal2018-19

E-mail me at fahey_b@hcde.org with any questions.

Language Arts

 

This week we will dive deeper into our study of poetry.  We will examine how hearing a poem recited changes its impact, and learn about meter and rhyme scheme.  We will also learn the difference between mood and tone and write about it to practice for our upcoming writing assessment.

 

Please make sure you’re reading so you get your homework grade!

Homework:Read for 30 minutes each night

Email me at andrews_s@hcde.org

7th Grade Spanish -

Voc. quiz- legendary words, scheduled for Monday, 15th

.

Spanish Through the Ages -

Revolution and change in Latin America planner due next week

  • Age of Enlightenment exhibit label due Friday

 

Email questions to myers_annalouise@hcde.org

Concert Band 6-8

Contact Mrs. McKee at mckee_e@hcde.org

We have a very exciting quarter as we finish the year!  Please mark the following dates:

May 9th, 6:00 pm: 4th-8th Grade Band Concert

May 16, school day: All 6th-8th Grade ensembles will perform at Lake Winnie

Volunteers will be needed at both event.  Please contact me if you are interested.

Class Reminders                           

·    Important:  CHROMEBOOK PRE-CHECK DATE IS: MONDAY, April 15, 2019

Parents and Students:  On Monday, April 15, 2019 we will conduct a Chromebook Pre-Check.

Please bring your Chromebook, Stylus, and Charger to school on this day.  Your homeroom teacher will pre check your device and accessories in order to ensure that you have all parts and conduct a visual inspection of your device.  Parents will be notified if there is an issue with your child's device.

CHROMEBOOK COLLECTION DATE IS:  May 17, 2019

On Friday, May 17, 2019, all Chromebooks, styluses, and chargers will be collected for the summer.  Students returning to Normal Park will be reassigned their Chromebook in the Fall when school begins for the 2019-2020 School Year.

    As quarter 4 learning expedition permission forms and fee requests arrive in student folders, please note that you can pay these fees online by clicking here. https://tinyurl.com/ybztb9bz This is an easy way to pay those fees and it saves you having to write a check or worry that cash made it safely. Please note that we are unable to give change back from cash payments, so if you send in cash, please be sure it's exact. If you have any questions, please contact the bookkeeper, Angie Nye, at nye_angela@hcde.org. Thank you!

·         PLEASE subscribe to the 7th grade remind.com.  We send out important information, and we want to be able to contact you.  The link for remind.com is on the top of the page!

·         All Normal Park students should wear their grade level shirt on Learning Expeditions.  They can be purchased through the link on the website.

· 7th grade Lead Teacher: Sarah Andrews andrews_s@hcde.org

7th grade Room Parent: Charla Peterson charlahp@gmail.com (423) 802-5985

Normal Park Museum Magnet School  

7th Grade Monday Memo

Week of April 1, 2019

Welcome to 4th quarter!  Please sign and return LE forms ASAP! We go to the Hunter Thursday!

Math

This week we explore measurement and geometry. We will have a quiz on Friday over triangles, circles, and area of compound figures.

ixl’s to study for the quiz: aa.3, aa.13, w.7, aa.5, aa.6, geometry section- f.2 and m.5.

Homework: no calculators, show your work

Turn in a paper with:

E.11- 5 problems solved correctly

G18- 5 problems solved correctly

Copy each problem, show all your work, and box your answer.

 
 

Please contact me with any concerns or questions. jorgensen_m@hcde.org

                  SCIENCE

We will be finishing up our reproduction unit with a quiz on Thursday. Students can bring in a magazine for a collage project we will be doing on Friday. Students can earn up to 5 boat points (1 pt. per magazine brought in) Homework

  • Study guide due Wednesday, Quiz Thursday
  • Quizlet link for review (optional)
  • Quizizz Review Game posted on Google Classroom (optional)

 

World History

This week in World History we will begin our study of the Age of Exploration.  We will look at the new technologies and the motivations for exploring.  We will also study the accomplishments of the explorers.   

Homework:

Complete Google classroom homework “TCAP REVIEW: Middle East & Middle Ages”  due Friday.

 

You can still register for the 2020 Europe trip to Ireland and Scotland. Contact me at faheytravels@gmail.com if you are interested.

 

Quizlet link:

https://quizlet.com/join/P6ARXTmUT

Discovery Education link:

http://www.discoveryeducation.com/  

Travel Journal Instructions Link:

https://tinyurl.com/2nd-qtr-traveljounal2018-19

E-mail me at fahey_b@hcde.org with any questions.

Language Arts

 

This week we are diving into poetry.  We will look specifically at how interacting with poetry as a text is different from other types of writing.  We will also spend time finding and supporting ideas about main idea, metaphors, hyperbole, and personification.

On Thursday, we will look at art in the same way that we look at poetry at the Hunter.

Please make sure you’re reading so you get your homework grade!

Homework:Read for 30 minutes each night

Email me at andrews_s@hcde.org

7th Grade Spanish -

Stories- due Wednesday

Voc. quiz- legendary words, next week.

Spanish Through the Ages -

None

  • Poster exhibit label due Monday
  • Return your signed permission slip
  • Age of Enlightenment person FAME page due Wednesday      

 

Email questions to myers_annalouise@hcde.org

Concert Band 6-8

Contact Mrs. McKee at mckee_e@hcde.org

We have a very exciting quarter as we finish the year!  Please mark the following dates:

May 9th, 6:00 pm: 4th-8th Grade Band Concert

May 16, school day: All 6th-8th Grade ensembles will perform at Lake Winnie

Volunteers will be needed at both event.  Please contact me if you are interested.

Class Reminders                           

·    Important:  CHROMEBOOK PRE-CHECK DATE IS: MONDAY, April 15, 2019

Parents and Students:  On Monday, April 15, 2019 we will conduct a Chromebook Pre-Check.

Please bring your Chromebook, Stylus, and Charger to school on this day.  Your homeroom teacher will pre check your device and accessories in order to ensure that you have all parts and conduct a visual inspection of your device.  Parents will be notified if there is an issue with your child's device.

CHROMEBOOK COLLECTION DATE IS:  May 17, 2019

On Friday, May 17, 2019, all Chromebooks, styluses, and chargers will be collected for the summer.  Students returning to Normal Park will be reassigned their Chromebook in the Fall when school begins for the 2019-2020 School Year.

    As quarter 4 learning expedition permission forms and fee requests arrive in student folders, please note that you can pay these fees online by clicking here. https://tinyurl.com/ybztb9bz This is an easy way to pay those fees and it saves you having to write a check or worry that cash made it safely. Please note that we are unable to give change back from cash payments, so if you send in cash, please be sure it's exact. If you have any questions, please contact the bookkeeper, Angie Nye, at nye_angela@hcde.org. Thank you!

·         PLEASE subscribe to the 7th grade remind.com.  We send out important information, and we want to be able to contact you.  The link for remind.com is on the top of the page!

·         All Normal Park students should wear their grade level shirt on Learning Expeditions.  They can be purchased through the link on the website.

· 7th grade Lead Teacher: Sarah Andrews andrews_s@hcde.org

7th grade Room Parent: Charla Peterson charlahp@gmail.com (423) 802-5985

Normal Park Museum Magnet School  

7th Grade Monday Memo

Week of March 26, 2019

Welcome to 4th quarter!  Please sign and return LE forms ASAP!

Math

Welcome back and welcome to the study of geometry.  Students will investigate the properties of triangles and begin to measure the area and circumference of a circle.  

 

Homework:

Five problems solved correctly from the following 7th grade ixl skills: H6, H8, and C9. (15 correct problems in all) Copy each problem, show all your work, and box your answer.

or

Ten problems solved correctly from 8th grade E9. You must copy each problem, show all your work, and box your answer.

Please contact me with any concerns or questions.

 

jorgensen_m@hcde.org

SCIENCE

We will be studying Heredity this quarter in science! This week we will learn about DNA and how it is passed from parent to offspring.

 

Email budd_b@hcde.org if you have any questions or comments.

 

Homework:

  • None

World History

This week in World History we will begin our study of the Enlightenment period, looking at the English Civil War and how it inspired thinkers like Thomas Hobbes and John Locke.   

Homework:

Complete Google classroom homework “TCAP REVIEW: Asia & Africa”  due Friday.

 

You can still register for the 2020 Europe trip to Ireland and Scotland. Contact me at faheytravels@gmail.com if you are interested.

 

Quizlet link:

https://quizlet.com/join/P6ARXTmUT

Discovery Education link:

http://www.discoveryeducation.com/  

Travel Journal Instructions Link:

https://tinyurl.com/2nd-qtr-traveljounal2018-19

E-mail me at fahey_b@hcde.org with any questions.

Language Arts

 

Welcome Back!

We will start 4th quarter with a pre-assessment over some skills for poetry, and then we will complete a quick (2 day) poet research project.  We will present about our poets, and then jump right in to the most amazing unit about exploring poetry.

 

Please make sure you’re reading so you get your homework grade!

Homework:

             Read for 30 minutes each night

Email me at andrews_s@hcde.org

7th Grade Spanish -

Quizlet review week!

 

Spanish Through the Ages -

None

ART:·        

 

Email questions to myers_annalouise@hcde.org

Concert Band 6-8

Contact Mrs. McKee at mckee_e@hcde.org

The band is in need of dish towels to cover practice pads.  

This will allow our percussionists to practice very quietly while other groups are playing.

Class Reminders                           

·         As quarter 4 learning expedition permission forms and fee requests arrive in student folders, please note that you can pay these fees online by clicking here. https://tinyurl.com/ybztb9bz This is an easy way to pay those fees and it saves you having to write a check or worry that cash made it safely. Please note that we are unable to give change back from cash payments, so if you send in cash, please be sure it's exact. If you have any questions, please contact the bookkeeper, Angie Nye, at nye_angela@hcde.org. Thank you!

·         PLEASE subscribe to the 7th grade remind.com.  We send out important information, and we want to be able to contact you.  The link for remind.com is on the top of the page!

·         All Normal Park students should wear their grade level shirt on Learning Expeditions.  They can be purchased through the link on the website.

· 7th grade Lead Teacher: Sarah Andrews andrews_s@hcde.org