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FMS 8th Grade Newsletter: Week of Jan 13-17

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ELA

Unit Objective:


8.RL.1.A Use context to determine the figurative meanings of words or phrases.

8RL1B: Determine the meaning of words and phrases are they are used in the text; including figurative and connotative meanings using context, affixes, or references materials. I can also use prefixes to figure out meanings of words. The prefixes are -under, terr-, -photo, and -graph


This Week in ELA:

Monday- Vocabulary Practice and Literary Review


Tuesday- Informative Texts and Test Taking Strategies


Wednesday- Literary Circles and Vocabulary


Thursday- Informative Texts and Literary Terms


Friday-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 for the Week

This week students will use systems of equations to solve problems.


Monday: Lesson 14: Solving More Systems

Tuesday: Lesson 15: Writing Systems of Equations

Wednesday: Lesson 16: Solving Problems with Systems

Thursday: Review

Friday: Unit 4, ELO 7 Assessment

Advanced Math

Unit Objective:

EEI.A.1: Know and apply the properties of integer exponents to generate equivalent expressions.


Monday: 6-1 Properties of Exponents, WS 6.1c Laws of Exponents

Tuesday: WS 6.1d Laws of Exponents

Wednesday: WS 6.1 Apply Laws of Exponents

Thursday: 6.1 Quiz

Friday: 6.1 Scientific Notation; WS 6.1

PHYSICAL SCIENCE

Objective:

Plan and conduct an investigation to show the relationship between:

* The mass and thermal energy

* The type of material and thermal energy


Monday: Conduct and collect data regarding the type of material and thermal energy


Tuesday—Day 2---conduct and collect data regarding the type of material and thermal energy


Wednesday—Students plan and conduct their own investigation to find out how the mass of ice affects the water temperature.


Thursday---Day 2----students plan and conduct their own investigation to find out how the mass of ice affects the water temperature.


Friday --- Week in review--what did you learn this week: Study guide for unit test

Social Studies

Unit Objective:

6-8.AH.3.G.C Compare major patterns of population distribution, demographics and migrations in the United States during this era c. 1763-1812.


This means your student can:

I can analyze the expansion of the United States under President Thomas Jefferson.


This Week in History:

Welcome back! We are excited to have your students back. We are also excited to welcome back Mr. Crowson from his training in Nebraska for the Army. This week, students participated in ice breakers and went over norms/expectations and rules of the classroom. On Wednesday, we started the Louisiana Purchase.


Next Week:

We will continue to work on the Louisiana Purchase.


Questions? Email your child's social studies teacher:

Lara Brunk - lbrunk@fulton58.org

Chris Crowson - ccrowson@fulton58.org -

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.
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