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FMS 8th Grade Newsletter: Week of Nov 18-22

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ELA

Unit Objective:


8RL3D: Read and comprehend grade level poems independently and proficiently.


Learning Target: I can read and comprehend 8th grade poetry.


8RL1B: Determine the meaning of words and phrases using affixes


Use the prefixes and suffixes over-, bio- un-, and ful to figure out meanings of words.


This Week in ELA:

Monday-Vocabulary- Prefixes, Poetry & Theme


Tuesday- Vocabulary- Prefixes, Poetry & Theme


Wednesday- Vocabulary- Prefixes, Poetry & Figurative Language


Thursday- Poetry & Figurative Language, Interviewing Skills


Friday- Interviewing, Poetry and Vocabulary

Math

Unit Objectives:

EEI.C.7: Solve linear equations and inequalities in one variable.

EEI.C.8: Analyze and solve systems of linear equations.


Learning Target for the Week:

To solve linear equations.


Monday: Unit 4 PreTest

Tuesday: Lesson 1 Number Puzzles; Week Sheet #1

Wednesday: Lesson 2 Keeping the Equation Balanced

Thursday: Lesson 3 Balanced Moves

Friday: Lesson 4 More Balanced Moves


Unit 4 Week Sheet #1 (Lessons 1-4); due Monday (11/25)

Advanced Math

Unit Objective:

EEI.C.7: Solve linear equations and inequalities in one variable.

EEI.C.8: Analyze and solve systems of linear equations.


Learning Target for the Week:

To solve systems of linear equations.


Monday: Topic 2 Corrections

Tuesday: 4-2 Solve Systems of Equations by Substitution; pg 155 11,13,26-31

Wednesday: 4-3 Solve Systems of Equations by Elimination; pg 162 13,15-25 odd

Thursday: 4-3 Elimination; pg 162 14-22,32 even

Friday: WS 4-2 to 4-3

PHYSICAL SCIENCE

Matter and Its Interactions Objectives:

* Describe the sub-atomic structure of an atom

* Develop a model to show the composition of a simple molecule

* Develop a model to show the composition of an extended structure


Monday: Review sub-atomic structure: Pre-Test over unit objectives


Tuesday: Why does popcorn pop? unit opening activity: Unit volcabulary


Wednesday: Learn how to read and understand a chemical formula.


Thursday: How to make a simple molecule models


Friday: More practice making simple molecule models: What is in popcorn??

Social Studies

Unit Objective:

6-8.AH.3.GS.G Examine elections, issues, laws, and events of this time period to explain how the concepts of judicial review, elastic clause, and an amendment process were established or used to meet challenges.


This means your student can:

I can examine elections and issues of this time period to explain how the amendment process was established to solve problems.


This Week in History:

We will be starting Unit 10, The Jefferson Era. We will also be retesting on Political Parties.


Questions? Email your child's social studies teacher:

Lara Brunk - lbrunk@fulton58.org

Chris Crowson - ccrowson@fulton58.org -

A jamed, packed week!

With a snow day on Tuesday, we studied for the Political Parties test, took the test and debated as Democratic-Republicans on issues at the local level. Your students did AMAZING debating the issues and defending ideas, even if they didn't support them.

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.