7th Grade ACTS Newsletter
February 8th-12th, 2016
Science - Mrs. Sexton
Science - Mrs. Griffin
The students will continue working with Cells and Heredity Unit with a focus on genetics. The students will have a mini project this week in class with genetics starting Thursday. This project will utilize the use of Punnett squares in a real-life situations. There will not be a test this week.
Math - Mr. Smith
7th grade math students are learning about triangles and triangle congruence. (Chapter 10). We will have our test on Tuesday, February 9th. The practice test and its answer key is posted to classroom.
ELA - Mrs. Templeton
The students are finishing up with Hiroshima this week. We will have an assessment on the following Wednesday.
They have a stems test and weekly article due on Thursday.
Social Studies - Mrs. Babb
Students are curious about the Holocaust, so we will complete a project on Thursday that should help them better understand this devastating event in world history.
You may notice that Chapter 7 includes 5 lessons, so we will take a quiz on Lesson 1 before proceeding to World War II in Lesson 2.
Their World War I projects were excellent!
Dance - Mrs. Brewington
7th Dance Rotation- We will finish our dance for the March performance this week. Costume letters coming soon, I'll give you a hint....think walking dead. Please encourage your child to bring Chromebook fully charged to class and check google classroom daily. We have assignments daily on the Chromebooks.
7th dance focus: All dances have been finished. Auditions for speaking parts as well as student created solo, duet or small group dances, will be Feb 12th. Please encourage your child to bring Chromebook fully charged to class and check google classroom daily. We have assignments daily on the Chromebooks.
Drama - Mrs. Keenan
7th Grade Drama Focus has completed their competition pieces. Eight of the 7th grade Drama Focus students will be competing in different drama events on Saturday, February 6 in Lexington at the SC Speech and Theatre Association. We will then take a break from performing and work on play reports from a 2 Act play of their choosing.
Art - Mr. Winchester
Strings - Ms. Hrivnak
7th rotation will be playing pieces in two and three parts. There will be a rhythm and vocabulary quiz Friday.
7th focus will be making progress on Can Can, The Incredibles, and Captain America. There will be a rhythm and vocabulary quiz Friday.