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FMS 8th Grade Newsletter: Week of Jan 20-24

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ELA

Unit Objective:


8.RL.1.A Use context to determine the figurative meanings of words or phrases.

8RL1B: Determine the meaning of words and phrases are they are used in the text; including figurative and connotative meanings using context, affixes, or references materials. I can also use prefixes to figure out meanings of words. The prefixes are -under, terr-, -photo, and -graph


This Week in ELA:

Monday-NO SCHOOL


Tuesday- Boy in the Striped Pajamas Ch. 1-2; Lit Circle Norms


Wednesday- Boy in the Striped Pajamas Ch. 3-4


Thursday- Boy in the Striped Pajamas Ch. 5; Literary Terms


Friday-Boy in the Striped Pajamas Ch. 6; Vocabulary

Math

Unit 7 Objectives:

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 be introduced to the Laws of Exponents.


Monday: No School

Tuesday: Unit 7, ELO 11 PreTest

Wednesday: Unit 7 Exponents and Scientific Notation; Lesson 1: Exponent Review

* - - Week Sheet Unit 4 Lessons 1-3 (Due Monday, January 27) - - *

Thursday: Lesson 2: Multiplying Powers of 10

Friday: Lesson 3: Powers of Powers of 10

Advanced Math

Topic 6 Objective:

EEI.A.4: Use scientific notation to solve problems.


Learning for the Week

This week students will work with scientific notation.


Monday: No School

Tuesday: Multiply/Divide Scientific Notation WS

Wednesday: Add/Subtract Scientific Notation WS

Thursday: Operations with Scientific Notation WS

Friday: 6-1 Rational Exponents WS

PHYSICAL SCIENCE

Objective:

Plan and conduct an investigation to show the relationship between:

* The mass and thermal energy

* The type of material and thermal energy


Monday: No School


Tuesday—Students plan and conduct their own investigation to find out how the mass of ice affects the water temperature.


Wednesday—Students plan and conduct their own investigation to find out how the mass of ice affects the water temperature.


Thursday---Complete study guide for the test--review for the test.


Friday --- Test over unit objectives

Social Studies

Unit Objective:

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:

I can analyze the expansion of the United States under President Thomas Jefferson.


This Week in History:

Your student worked hard this week reviewing the Louisiana Purchase. They also started projects that are due Tuesday, the 21st. They performed a formative assessment and a summative test over the Louisiana Purchase.


Next Week:

We will look over history from 1804 - 1825. Students will also present their projects.


Questions? Email your child's social studies teacher:

Lara Brunk - lbrunk@fulton58.org

Chris Crowson - ccrowson@fulton58.org -

Reminders

Hats and Hoodies in School

As a reminder, hats and hoodies are only to be worn at school if a student has purchased a Hat Pass from the Thrive Hive. Students who choose to wear hats or hoodies in the hallway will be asked to take them off.
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