Monday Memo

Normal Park Museum Magnet School  

7th Grade Monday Memo

Week of May 13, 2019

Regatta this Tuesday!

Please wear appropriate clothes, shoes that will stay on your feet, and bring a water bottle.  Lunch will be provided that day!

Chromebook collection day is Friday, May 17. Please see page 2 for details.

Math

This week we set sail with our boats in the 8th Annual Normal Park Regatta.  We also have some exciting math tests coming up!!!


Homework: 50 minutes of ixl practice


Algebra Readiness: May 15th

Final Exam: May 17th (open notes - no calculator)




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

                  SCIENCE

We have the Regatta at the beginning of the week and then will be doing Chemistry review to prepare students for next year!

Quarter 2 grades are due on Friday. Thursday is the last day I will be accepting quiz corrections, IANs, and late work.


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


Homework

    • Quiz corrections are available for the Genetics and Mutations quiz. Students can use pdf of quiz questions on google classroom and earn up to half of their points back for each question missed. They need to write the correct answer and reasoning on a separate sheet of paper.
  • Inherited Traits Exhibit Labels  and Inherited Traits Data Communication Project were due on Thursday
      • Late work completed by this Thursday.
  • IAN Check 2 Q4 due
    • Students need to make sure all IAN pages are complete and glued into their notebook. Students should use checklist to help determine what needs to be completed.

World History

This week in World History we finish our study of World History for the year.  We will be building our exhibit and finalizing the end of the year procedures and requirements.


Last unit test will be this Friday, May 17th.


Homework:

Study Quizlet for Friday’s last unit test and complete any missing or incomplete assignments.

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 finish boats and get on the water Tuesday.  We also get to finish up our exhibit pieces and put them out.  We are definitely in our final days.  


Please return all classroom library books.  


Homework:Read for 30 minutes each night

Email me at andrews_s@hcde.org

7th Grade Spanish -

Exhibit pieces should be mounted with labels by end of Monday.


Spanish Through the Ages -

Exhibit pieces and labels to be printed and mounted by 2:50 P.M. on Monday.


  • Paper Relief sculpture -  exhibit label due Thursday
  • Q4 Essential Questions - exhibit label due Thursday

Email questions to myers_annalouise@hcde.org

Concert Band 6-8

Contact Mrs. McKee at  mckee_e@hcde.org

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

Permission slips should be turned in ASAP


For Further Information, visit https://www.normalpark.com/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=912973&type=u&pREC_ID=1399251

Students will soon be selecting their RA classes for 8th grade.  Follow the link for course descriptions:

https://tinyurl.com/fallRA8

Class Reminders   

       

  1. 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.

  1. 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!

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

  1. 7th grade Lead Teacher: Sarah Andrews andrews_s@hcde.org

  1. 7th grade Room Parent: Charla Peterson charlahp@gmail.com (423) 802-5985

Normal Park Museum Magnet School  

7th Grade Monday Memo

Week of May 6, 2019

Teacher Appreciation Week :)

Our Regatta is coming up soon! If you are available to volunteer between the hours of 9:30-12 and 1-2 on the 10th and you know how to use a jigsaw, we need at least one cutting station in the hall to make large cardboard cuts!

Math

This week we study the density ratio of mass to volume. Students will also practice for their final exam and algebra readiness exam.


Homework: 50 minutes of ixl practice


Final Exam: May 15th


Algebra Readiness: May 17th


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

                  SCIENCE

Students will be compiling, analyzing, and communicating their data they collected from teaching other grade levels about inherited traits. Students will learn how to use Google Sheets to communicate data. We will also begin reviewing Chemistry topics that will be essential for success in 8th grade.
Homework

    • Quiz corrections are available for the Genetics and Mutations quiz. Students can use pdf of quiz questions on google classroom and earn up to half of their points back for each question missed. They need to write the correct answer and reasoning on a separate sheet of paper.
  • IAN Check 2 Q4 due Wednesday
    • Students need to make sure all IAN pages are complete and glued into their notebook. Students should use checklist to help determine what needs to be completed.

World History

This week in World History we finish our study of the Age of Exploration.  We will be exploring our boat team mascot explorers in order to fulfill the requirements of the Regatta and our exhibit pieces.   

Homework:

Complete any missing or incomplete assignments.

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 hopefully finish our altered books and labels!  They look AMAZING! We will also talk about the poetry(cheer) component of the regatta. I hope a lot of parents can join us on this fun day. Between books, cheers, boat building, and iready testing, our week will go by quickly!


Homework:Read for 30 minutes each night

Email me at andrews_s@hcde.org

7th Grade Spanish -

Labels due.


Spanish Through the Ages -

Exhibit work begins


  • Are you caught up in Google Classroom?

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

Permission slips should be turned in ASAP


For Further Information, visit https://www.normalpark.com/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=912973&type=u&pREC_ID=1399251

Class Reminders   

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

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 29, 2019

Math TCAP Monday-Wednesday!       Talent Show Thursday!

Our Regatta is coming up soon! If you are available to volunteer between the hours of 9:30-12 and 1-2 on the 10th and you know how to use a circular saw, we need at least one cutting station in the hall to make large cardboard cuts!

Math

This week we finish probability by using it to strategize about The Difference Game.  We will review and begin our study of what makes things float in order to prepare our boat building skills.


Quest is due Wednesday!


Homework:

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


Quiz- Measures of center, variety, and probability.

ixl to study:  bb.2, bb.15, cc.1, cc.6, dd.1, dd.6, and j.12

 
 

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

                  SCIENCE

We will be learning about inherited traits in humans this week. We will take a survey of our phenotypes and compile data on dominant and recessive traits. On Friday we will be teaching a genetics lesson to other grade levels and collecting data on their traits!

Homework

  • Quiz corrections will be available starting Tuesday. Students can use pdf of quiz questions on google classroom and earn up to half of their points back for each question missed. They need to write the correct answer and reasoning on a separate sheet of paper.

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 comparison of the Meso-American Cultures and create our zines.   

Homework:

none

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, we are working on creating our altered books!  We are creating covers that symbolically represent us, we are sealing the pages to match the number of our poems, and we are beginning to include all of the original poems we have worked on this quarter.  


This is always my favorite exhibit piece!

Homework:Read for 30 minutes each night

Email me at andrews_s@hcde.org

7th Grade Spanish -

Labels due this week.


Spanish Through the Ages -

Open Notes quiz - moved to this Friday


  • Are you caught up in Google Classroom?

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.         

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