7th Grade ACTS News
March 23-27, 2015
Wednesday, March 25th is a half day for students.
Science - Mrs. Sexton
Math - Mr. Smith
7th grade math students completed chapter 13 on Thursday. Test results are posted to power school.
We are starting chapter 14 on data collection and analysis. I plan to have a quiz late in the week. Students will MAP test on March 30 & 31.
Dance - Mrs. Brewington
Drama - Mrs. Keenan
7th Grade Drama Rotation students performed duet scenes for the class this week, and proved they are cable of memorization, interpreting a script, and blocking a scene. Students are now researching in class for a theatre history project due next week.
7th Grade Drama Focus students are working in groups, writing scenes to illicit social change. Scenes will be performed for the class later next week. We also began working with all the ACTS 7th graders on Friday on the music for our End of Year Showcase, to be performed May 14.
A handful of 7th and 8th grade drama students will be traveling to SCSTA in Lexington on Saturday, March 21 to compete in a variety of dramatic events against 16 other middle schools from around the state. Events include musical theatre, comedic and dramatic monologues, duet scenes, and costume design. We look forward to representing ACTS with bulldog pride!
Science - Mrs. Griffin
Social Studies - Mrs. Babb
Students completed Third Nine Weeks testing on Friday and grades are posted. This week they will test on the Post-War Era which includes the Cold War .We will begin our study of the major changes and challenges of the 20th Century.
ELA & Social Studies - Mrs. Padgett
Mrs. Padgett's seventh grade Social Studies class will be beginning their study of the Cold War.
Mrs. Padgett's seventh grade ELA class will be reading and writing poetry and finishing argumentative essay unit. Students need to remember to bring their self-selected novels to class each day for reading workshop.