7th Grade ACTS Newsletter
April 11-15, 2016
Science - Mrs. Sexton
Please join us Monday, April 11th for our Spring Choral Concert at 6:00. Cost is $5 per person.
Math - Mr. Smith
Students are learning about probability (chapter 16) by conducting various experiments in class. In parallel we are reviewing for SC READY by reviewing content of previous lessons via show me videos. Students will have a quiz on Friday on directly proportional relationships. Students may use their video notes.
Wed., April 27th - SC Ready Reading Test
Thurs., April 28th - SC Reading Math Test
Friday, April 29th - NO SCHOOL for Students
May 2nd - 6th - ELA & Math MAP Testing
Wednesday, May 11th - Science SC PASS
Thursday, May 12th - Social Studies SC PASS
Tuesday, May 17th - Science MAP Testing (in ACTS)
Dance - Mrs. Brewington
Drama - Mrs. Keenan
7th Grade Drama Focus students are rehearsing for our Spring Production "The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza!" We will have a mandatory after school rehearsal on Wednesday, April 20 from 3:00 - 5:00 pm. We are performing Thursday, April 21 at 8:30 am for our fellow ACTS students, and at 6:00 pm for the public. Students will get information about costume pieces to bring from home very soon.
7th Grade Drama Rotation students just completed writing and performing an original monologue piece. We will reflect on these performances and then move into scene work where we will focus on blocking and acting in a performance setting.
Social Studies & ELA - Mrs. Owensby
7th Grade SS
7th Grade ELA
Students will continue to develop skills in editing, writing and reading while preparing for the state test. We will conclude our historical fiction book clubs and create a presentation.
Strings - Ms. Hrivnak
Art - Mr. Winchester
Social Studies - Mrs. Babb
They are also spending time each day preparing for PASS. They are completing a packet that covers all essential standards. In addition, they will be assigned specific review questions using USA TestPrep.
Science - Mrs. Griffin
The students will complete the section on the circulatory system and have the test on Thursday the 14th. The next two units of study will be the muscular and skeletal systems. They will have graded assignments to check for understanding along with the test this week. Please remember to check '' 7 Assignments" on my webpage.
Please encourage your child to complete the assigned Study Island assignments.