MGM 7th Grade Gator News

Learn By Doing - Lead By Example

November 17, 2014


Please take a look at this week's 7th grade newsletter. Read on for 7th grade news, information about upcoming assessments and school news!

Upcoming Assessments

Check Schoology for more details. Email your student's teacher with specific questions.

Math: We are working on our Statistics project for our EL Case Study. It will include data displays, data analysis, and personal reflection. It will be due next week, but students should be working on it daily in class and at home. More information is on Schoology.

ELA: We are going to have a Language Use/ Grammar test on Monday, November 24th. Students have a list of learning targets and practice activities that we will be working on throughout the week in order to prepare for the test.

Science: Final draft of Digestive Story and Comic Strip/ Storyboard due Friday at the end of class

Social Studies: Nationalism Formative Assessment (Quiz) later this week/ beginning of next week - see Schoology for more information

World Language Novice A French/Spanish: None

World Language 6th French Immersion: None

World Language Novice A Latin: Summative Assessement (Roman Family Project) is due on Friday, November 21.

World Language Novice B2: Finishing Assessments

World Language Novice B3: None

World Language Novice C2: None

World Language Novice C3 Spanish:

IPA 14.1 Wednesday- Friday

Read and answer questions

Interpersonal conversation about illness/ injury

presentational speaking about illness/ injury

Reaping a Harvest of Citizenship: Our November Citizen Scholars!

Social Studies Case Study: Vive la Croix!

We have been in the excitement and drama of the French Revolution for the past few weeks, and the students should have turned in their final draft of their Journal Entry OR DBQ on Monday. The students seem to have enjoyed the unit and the product, and we look forward to looking at their work. Thank you all for your support from home!
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Spanish Pulsera Project

This past week the Novice A Spanish classes held the sale of their pulseras (bracelets in Spanish) and were able to raise $4,030 to help improve peoples' lives in Nicaragua. The artisans who make the bracelets are able to receive a fair wage in a country where 80% live off of less than $2 a day. Not only does this lift the artisans out of poverty, but it also funds education as well as homeless shelters to get people off of the street. MGM students have done a fantastic job helping those in need! Thank you to Senora Carter and Senor Ward for your hard work in organizing, as well as to the parents who volunteered their time to help out with the sales!

Way to go Gators!

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Thank you for sharing your children with us each day!