Monday Memo

Normal Park Museum Magnet School  

7th Grade Monday Memo

Week of Aug 19, 2019

Please Join the 7th grade Remind.com for 2019-2020.  Text @3ef244 to the number 81010

Chromebook distribution  today!

Summer Reading Book Clubs on Thursday.  Remember to bring your book!

Math

This week we dive straight past zero and into negative land.  Students work with integer addition and number lines.


Homework: Practice Book pages 5-6. Problem 8 is for extra credit.  Complete 5 problems correctly from ixl O.3, 6th Grade.  Copy each problem onto notebook paper and show your work.  Keep going on the same paper until you have solved 5 correctly.  










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



                  SCIENCE


This week we are learning about how temperature and pressure can cause matter to change states. We will learn how matter can exist as a solid, liquid, and gas all at once! We will have our quiz on states of matter on Thursday. Friday we will begin our study of atoms and the periodic table.  


Homework:

  • States of Matter study guide due Wednesday
  • IAN check 1 due by Friday 

Quiz: 

  • There will be a quiz on Thursday on the States of Matter, here is a quizlet link to study vocab: States of Matter Review

World History

This week in World History we continue with our Unit on Medieval China.  We will investigate the influences of Confucianism and Buddhism on government and begin our studies of the Mongol Emperors Genghis and Kublai Khan. 


Homework:

Finish IAN activities and/or travel journal pages not completed in class.

 

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

New World History Textbook Link

https://www.hmhco.com/api/external-sso/access?connection=hcde-org


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

Language Arts


This week we are working on understanding the author's perspective and how structure contributes to tone.  We will read and write about several pieces Monday-Wednesday, take a short Mastery Connect assessment on Thursday, and finish our first exhibit piece and label on Friday.


Homework:Read for 30 minutes a day

Bring your book club book Thursday.

Email me at andrews_s@hcde.org

7th Grade Spanish - first quiz on Wednesday, August 21.


Spanish Through the Ages -

     Notebook check- next week

7 AB (everyday art)  Join our Google Class with code ly19tfq

  • Art journals are only $5!


Email questions to myers_annalouise@hcde.org

Concert Band 6-8

 Contact Mrs. McKee at  mckee_e@hcde.org

We have whirly tubes.  Thank you!


Please mark the following concert dates on your calendar:

October 24th (6th-8th), December 12 (4th-8th), and May 14th (4th-8th) at 6:00 pm.  These are required.  


Please join the Band Google Classrooms:

Concert Band 7/8 A: b6wbfir

Concert Band 7/8 B: r6tvkn

Jazz Band 7/8: 1we5pty

General Music 7/8: kb4n0z


Band students are responsible for a practice log every Monday for A classes, and Tuesdays for B classes.  

Class Reminders   

        

  1.  CHROMEBOOK Distribution is August 19. Please return a technology contract ASAP.

  1. LE forms will come home soon! Museum passports went home Friday.

  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

Normal Park Museum Magnet School  

7th Grade Monday Memo

Week of Aug 12, 2019

Please Join the 7th grade Remind.com for 2019-2020.  Text @3ef244 to the number 81010

Chromebook distribution will be 8/19. Please return signed Technology Contracts and Syllabi.

Math

This week we dive deeper into statistics by determining the interquartile range and exploring the effect of outliers on a data set.  A quiz over statistics is scheduled for this Thursday!


Homework: Practice Book pages 299-300.


Quiz: Study your notes from the BOM and practice the following 7th grade ixl skills before Thursday. (bb.2, cc.1, cc.6, cc.7)



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

                  SCIENCE


This week we are studying the physical properties of matter. We will learn how to find the density of an object. We will also look at states of matter and how molecules move in different states of matter. 


Homework:

  • Signed syllabus due Monday 8/12
  • Finish IAN activities not completed in class

Our first quiz will be next week 8/22 on Physical Properties of Matter and States of Matter. 

World History

This week in World History we begin with our Unit on Medieval China.  We dig into the geography and history of the Tang and Song Dynasties and review the three main religions of China during this period, Daoism, Confucianism, and Buddhism.. 


Homework:

Finish IAN activities not completed in class.

 

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 working across genres and exploring adversity. Monday we will discuss summer reading biographies, Tuesday we are talking about women in the Supreme Court, Wednesday we are working with independent reading books, Thursday will be our Writing pre-assessment, and Friday we will make an exhibit piece to represent what we’ve learned so far. We’re going to hit the ground running!


Homework:Read for 30 minutes a day

Email me at andrews_s@hcde.org

7th Grade Spanish - first quiz on Wednesday, August 21.


Spanish Through the Ages -

     Notes check- on Friday

7 AB (everyday art)  Join our Google Class with code ly19tfq

  • Art journals are only $5!


Email questions to myers_annalouise@hcde.org

Concert Band 6-8

 Contact Mrs. McKee at  mckee_e@hcde.org

  • Please join the 6-8 Remind class at https://www.remind.com/join/4a684k for updates.  This is the same code as last year, so it is not necessary to join again if you were in it last year.
  • The first practice log will be due on Monday, August 19th for A Day Classes, and Tuesday, August 20th, for B Day Classes.  This year, we are completing them in Google Classroom.
  • The band room is available after school on Mondays from 3:00-4:30 for Open Practice time.  Please make sure your child has transportation home.
  • We are in need of “Whirly Tubes” for one of our concert pieces.  If you have any to donate, we would appreciate it.  This is a “Whirly Tube” - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCOZxzO3FvE

Class Reminders   

        

  1.  CHROMEBOOK Distribution is August 19. Please return a technology contract ASAP.

  1. LE forms will come home soon! Museum passports went home Friday.

  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