AGMS Talent Development News
7th Grade--7th grade students are currently exploring rational numbers and proportional reasoning. Students are expected to be able to work both independently and collaboratively while making sense of mathematical problems and persevering in solving them.
8th Grade--Students are working on solving equations and inequalities. Students will solve and show their understanding of math through creating arguments and justifying their responses.
7th Grade--Socs or Greasers--who's innocent? Students in 7th grade ELA Honors and Standard Plus are reading the novel, The Outsiders where they are analyzing the development of each character from beginning to end. Students will apply what they learn about characters to craft arguments around which group they think is innocent, the Socs or Greasers. In addition to the reading, students will participate in Socratic Seminars and are preparing to respond to the grade level DBQ.
8th Grade--Pick what I want to read? Yes, please! 8th grade ELA Honors and Standard Plus students have selected one of the following texts to read: In The Time of The Butterflies, The Joy Luck Club or the Invention of Wings. Upon reading the novel of their choice, students are writing a personal narrative and will conclude the quarter with a DBQ.