FMS 8th Grade Newsletter: Week of Feb 24-28
8W2Ac: Argumentative: Develop argumentative writing by introducing and supporting a claim with clear reasons and relevant evidence; acknowledging counterclaims; and establishing relationships among claims, counterclaims, and supporting evidece.
This Week in ELA:
Monday- Argumentative Writing- Format and Introduction
Tuesday- Argumentative Writing- Strong examples
Wednesday-Argumentative Writing Practice
Thursday- Argumentative Writing Project
Friday- Argumentative Writing Project
EEI.A.1: Know and apply the properties of integer exponents to generate equivalent expressions.
EEI.A.4: Use scientific notation to solve problems.
Learning for the Week
This week students will finalize their work with Scientific Notation and Exponents.
Monday: Lesson 13: Definition of Scientific Notation; WeekSheet Lessons 13-15
Tuesday: Lesson 14: Multiplying, Dividing, and Estimating with Scientific Notation
Wednesday: Lesson 15: Adding and Subtracting with Scientific Notation
Friday: Unit 7, ELO 11 Assessment
F.A.1: Define, evaluate, and compare functions.
Learning for the Week
This week students will begin their understanding of functions.
Monday: 3-1 Relations and Functions; WS 3-1
Tuesday: 3-1 Functions; pg 93 8, 15-21
Wednesday: Activity with Worksheet
Thursday: 3-2 Linear or Nonlinear Functions; WS 3-2
Friday: 3-1 Modeling Functions; WS Graphing Functions
* Analyze and interpret data on the properties of substances before and after interactions to determine if a chemical reaction as occurred.
* Develop and use a model to describe how the total number of atoms remains the same during a chemical reaction and thus mass is conserved.
Monday: Electrolysis demonstration and discussion--introduction of new terms
Tuesday—How do chemical reactions affect the properties of the reactants and products?
Thursday--- Reaction stations
Friday --- Assessment
6-8.AH.3.G.C Compare major patterns of population distribution, demographics and migrations in the United States during this era c. 1763-1812.
This means your student can:
After studying Andrew Jackson’s Presidency, I can decide if Andrew Jackson is a hero or villain.
This Week in History:
We've covered a ton this week. We looked at the Force Act, Indian Removal Act, Tariff of Abominations, the Nullification Act and Jacksonian Democracy.
We will continue to explore Andrew Jackson’s Presidency. The test will also occur this week.
Questions? Email your child's social studies teacher:
Lara Brunk - firstname.lastname@example.org
Chris Crowson - email@example.com -