Monday Memo

Normal Park Museum Magnet School  

7th Grade Monday Memo

Week of April 23, 2017

TCAP testing is every day this week.    Please be present and on time.

Duct tape donations are still needed.


This week we continue to review skills   from the year.  We also will use the bowling data to make statistical   inferences based on graphical displays.


Quest: Due   date has been extended to Wednesday.


Homework (Due on Friday)

No math homework this week.



This week we will be   reviewing for TCAP and working on a flower collage project.



·           TCAP study guide due

·           Genetics quiz on Thursday


Quiz Corrections:

·           This week if students do their quiz corrections at home for   homework, I will have time to look over them Wednesday or Thursday during   class! They can earn up to half their points back.


Link to quizlet:


Email me at with any questions

World History

This   week in World History we   will continue our studies of the western hemisphere and the Age of   Exploration.


No homework during TCAP Week!


Quizlet link:

eTextbook link:

Travel Journal Instructions Link:

E-mail me at with any questions.

Language Arts

This   week we are digging into our altered books.  We will work on our   original works, designing our covers, and sealing pages.  We will end   the week with a poetry reading day on Friday.


This quarter we are creating altered books.  If you   have scrapbooking supplies, old fabric, ribbons, beads, buttons, sequins,   etc, please send them in.  We need A LOT of materials. Thank you so much to everyone who sent in   materials last week!



Read   something great for 30 minutes a night.

Email me at  

7th   Grade Spanish

Quiz on “Ir en un viaje”  will be taken after testing   week.


Spanish   Through the Ages

Open   notes quiz Finish on Tuesday, April 24.

·           Basquiat inspired poetry   painting - exhibit label due Wednesday, 4/18

·           Sea Monster - watch   introduction videos by Monday, 4/23


Unless otherwise stated, all assignments are in   Google Classroom.


Email questions to

Class Reminders                           

·           TCAP Schedule: All testing begins at 8:00 AM   sharp!

Wednesday   April 16th: Writing Assessment

Monday   April 23: ELA parts 2 and 3

Tuesday   April 24: ELA part 4 and Math part 1

Wednesday   April 25: Math parts 2 and 3

Thursday   April 26: Science parts 1 and 2

Friday   April 27: History parts 1 and 2

·           The Band Spring Concert is May 10th at 6:00 pm.    6th-8th students should wear a white top with black pants/skirt or   solid black.  They should be in their auditorium spots by 5:30. The cost is $5 adults/$3 students.    Volunteers are needed to take money and supervise students in the   balcony before and during the concert.

Also, the band has been invited to perform at Lake Winnie on May 18th. More information will be available soon. Contact Mrs. McKee at mckee_e@hcde. org if you are interested in helping that day.

·           Spring Choir and Dance Concert Information:

The   spring choir and dance concert will be on Tuesday, May 1st at 6:00 pm.    Admission is $3 for students and $5 for adults. All performers should report to the   cafeteria by 5:30 pm.  Choir students, please dress nicely. No jeans, short skirts or high heels. Show choir students will need black shirts   and leggings.  We are looking forward to the concert and showcasing all   the learning that has taken place over the last semester!

·           You are able to pay LE Fees online through  It is   quick and easy!  Just look for the online payments option on the left.

·           Please note that we will no longer be able to give change on cash payments sent in with your student for learning expeditions and other expenses. (This does not apply to cafeteria or SACC fees) For example, if you are sending in $20 for an LE fee of $18, we will be unable to return the $2 difference to your student. If you require a refund of an overpayment, you will need to request a refund from the bookkeeper. If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact our bookkeeper, Angie Nye, at Thank you!

·           PLEASE subscribe to the 7th grade email list   and  We send out important information, and we want to be   able to contact you.  The link for is on the links page under   7th grade at

·           All Normal Park students should wear their   grade level shirt on Learning Expeditions.  They are $10 and can be   purchased from the office.