April 16, 2018

Welcome back parents!

FSA Schedule for Middle School is posted here for each grade below their homework.

Homework for the week of April 16, 2018:

6th Grade:  Monday: Math: Lesson 21 lesson practice; Science: Study Vocabulary words

Tuesday: Math: Lesson 22 Lesson practice; Science: Study Vocabulary words – test tomorrow!

Wednesday: Math: Lesson 23 Lesson practice; Science: Chapter 4 Lesson 3 test

Thursday: Math: Lesson 24 Lesson practice – Domain Test tomorrow; Science: Study Vocabulary words

Vocabulary Words: Cell Wall: a rigid layer that surrounds the cell; Nucleus: cell control center, contains genetic material largest organelle; Organelle: small organs inside the cell that carry out specific functions; Ribosomes: grain shaped organelle produces proteins; Cytoplasm: fluid in the cell that moves organelles around; Mitochondria: rod shaped organelle that produces energy for the cell; Endoplasmic Reticulum: organelle with a network of membranes that produces many substances; Golgi Apparatus: organelle that receives proteins and distributes them to other parts of the cell; Vacuole: stores water, food or other materials; Chloroplast: organelle in plants that carries out photosynthesis; Lysosomes: sac like organelles that break down large food particles to make them more available to the rest of the cell.

Testing Schedule for 6th grade:  ELA April 23 – 24, Math May 9 – 10,  IReady Final Diagnostic: April 26 ELA, April 27 Math

7th Grade: Monday: Lesson 15 Lesson practice; Science: Study Vocabulary words;

Tuesday: Math: Lesson 16 Lesson Practice; Science: Study vocabulary words

Wednesday:  Math: No Homework – Domain 3 Test (Algebra); Science: Study Vocabulary words

Thursday: Math: Lesson 17 Lesson practice; Science: Chapter 11 Lesson 2 Seismic Waves Test

Vocabulary words: Plate: the pieces of the Earth’s crust broken into pieces; Divergent boundary: The place where two plates are moving away from each other; Convergent boundary: The place where two plates are moving toward each other; Transform boundary: The place where two plates are sliding by each other; Plate tectonics: The theory that the Earth’s plates are in slow, constant motion, driven by convection currents in the mantle; Fault: breaks in the Earth’s crust  where rocks have slipped past each other; Rift Valley: pieces of Earth’s crust diverge on land, a deep valley forms;

Testing Schedule for 7th: Reading: April 25-26, Math: May 14-15, Civics: May 4th IReady final diagnostic: Reading: April 30,  Math: May 1

8th Grade: Monday: Math: Lesson 15; Science – Lessons 25 practice

Tuesday: Math: Lesson 16 Lesson practice; Science: Lessons 26 and 27 lesson practice

Wednesday: Math: Domain 3 Functions; Science: Lessons 28 and 29 lesson practice

Thursday: Math: Lesson 14 lesson practice; Science: No Homework – Test

Testing Schedule for 8th: Reading: April 30 – May 1; Math: May 16 – 17; Science: May 2nd; IReady final diagnostic: Reading – May 3;  Math – May 4

6th Grade: In Math we are reviewing writing and solving algebraic expressions, equations and inequalities.  In Science we are learning about homeostasis.

7th Grade:  In Math we are reviewing solving algebraic equations and inequalities.  In Science we are working on the seismic waves.

8th Grade:  In Math we are reviewing functions.  In Science we are reviewing physical science including chemical and physical changes, how temperatures changes states of matter, the law of conservation of mass, and acids, bases and salts.

Thanks for all you do!

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April 9, 2018

Welcome back parents!

FSA Schedule for Middle School is posted here for each grade below their homework.

Homework for the week of April 9, 2018:

6th Grade:  Monday: Math: Lesson 17 lesson practice; Science: Study Vocabulary words

Tuesday: Math: Lesson 18 Lesson practice; Science: chapter 3 test

Wednesday: Math: Lesson 19 Lesson practice; Science: Chapter 4 Lesson 2 test

Thursday: Math: Lesson 20 Lesson practice; Science: Study Vocabulary words

Vocabulary Words: Cell Wall: a rigid layer that surrounds the cell; Nucleus: cell control center, contains genetic material largest organelle; Organelle: small organs inside the cell that carry out specific functions; Ribosomes: grain shaped organelle produces proteins; Cytoplasm: fluid in the cell that moves organelles around; Mitochondria: rod shaped organelle that produces energy for the cell; Endoplasmic Reticulum: organelle with a network of membranes that produces many substances; Golgi Apparatus: organelle that receives proteins and distributes them to other parts of the cell; Vacuole: stores water, food or other materials; Chloroplast: organelle in plants that carries out photosynthesis; Lysosomes: sac like organelles that break down large food particles to make them more available to the rest of the cell.

Testing Schedule for 6th grade:  ELA April 23 – 24, Math May 9 – 10,  IReady Final Diagnostic: April 26 ELA, April 27 Math

7th Grade: Monday: Lesson 11 Lesson practice; Science: Study Vocabulary words;

Tuesday: Math: Lesson 12 Lesson Practice; Science: Study vocabulary words

Wednesday:  Math: Lesson 13 Lesson practice; Science: Chapter 11 Lesson 1 test

Thursday: Math: Lesson 14 Lesson practice; Science: Study vocabulary words

Vocabulary words: Plate: the pieces of the Earth’s crust broken into pieces; Divergent boundary: The place where two plates are moving away from each other; Convergent boundary: The place where two plates are moving toward each other; Transform boundary: The place where two plates are sliding by each other; Plate tectonics: The theory that the Earth’s plates are in slow, constant motion, driven by convection currents in the mantle; Fault: breaks in the Earth’s crust  where rocks have slipped past each other; Rift Valley: pieces of Earth’s crust diverge on land, a deep valley forms;

Testing Schedule for 7th: Reading: April 25-26, Math: May 14-15, Civics: May 4th IReady final diagnostic: Reading: April 30,  Math: May 1

8th Grade: Monday: Math: Domain 2 Test Expressions and Equations; Science – Lessons 20 practice

Tuesday: Math: Lesson 12 Lesson practice; Science: Lessons 21 and 22 lesson practice

Wednesday: Math: Lesson 13 Lesson practice; Science: Lessons 23 and 24 lesson practice

Thursday: Math: Lesson 14 lesson practice; Science: No Homework – Test

Testing Schedule for 8th: Reading: April 30 – May 1; Math: May 16 – 17; Science: May 2nd; IReady final diagnostic: Reading – May 3;  Math – May 4

6th Grade: In Math we are reviewing writing and evaluating numerical expressions, writing algebraic expressions, evaluating algebraic expressions, and equivalent expressions.  In Science we are learning about body systems.

7th Grade:  In Math we are reviewing writing equivalent expressions, factoring and expanding linear expressions, adding and subtracting algebraic expressions, solving problems using expressions and equations.  In Science we are working on the forces that cause earthquakes.

8th Grade:  In Math we are reviewing functions.  In Science we are reviewing physical science including physical properties of matter, atomic theory, the periodic table and compounds and mixtures.

Thanks for all you do!

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