FMS 8th Grade Newsletter: Week of Jan 13-17
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
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
Friday: Unit 4, ELO 7 Assessment
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
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
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.
We will continue to work on the Louisiana Purchase.
Questions? Email your child's social studies teacher:
Lara Brunk - firstname.lastname@example.org
Chris Crowson - email@example.com -