7 Maroon December Newsletter

Science News

Students will be working to wrap up the unit on Classification during the first week of this month. We will work on scientific names and levels of classification. The second week we will be working on geologic timescales. We will also try to hit an introduction to bacteria and viruses.
Our first semester final will be on Wednesday, December 17th. It will include Scientific process, Ecology,photosynthesis and respiration, human impact on the earth, geologic time and bacteria and viruses (if we can get to it). The questions will be the same as the questions on the Pre-test taken in August.

Social Studies

Language Arts & Advanced Language Arts

7th LA: Students are finishing up their Medieval Historical Fiction unit. There are a lot of big assignments due, being the end of the unit AND the end of the quarter. Please check below for important dates.


7th LA Important Dates:

-12/12: Outside Reading Project DUE (includes project, log, and evaluation)

-12/15: Multiple Intelligence Book ProjectS DUE

-12/17: Q2 Vocabulary Post-Test

-12/19: Medieval Historical Fiction Essay DUE


7th ALA: Students are finishing up their Medieval Text Study unit with either Robin Hood or King Arthur. Please check below for important ALA dates.


7th ALA Important Dates:

-12/15: Essay Rough Draft DUE

-12/19: Essay Final Draft DUE

Math

In PAG 7 we will wrap up the semester with a chapter 3 test. The focus of the test will be proportions, 2 step Algebra problems and unit conversions.

In Linear we will wrap up the semester with a chapter test that covers Systems of Linear Equations.