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FMS 8th Grade Newsletter: Week of Nov 25 - Dec 6

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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 Test and Reteaching/Retest Poetry


Tuesday- Retesting and Thanksgiving Activity


Wednesday- NO SCHOOL


Thursday- HAPPY THANKSGIVING


Friday- NO SCHOOL


Week of 12/2-12/6- NWEA Testing in Reading and Language Use.

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: Lesson 3 Balanced Moves

Tuesday: Lesson 4 More Balanced Moves

*-- THANKSGIVING BREAK --*

Monday: Balanced Moves Activity; Week Sheet #2 Lessons 4 - 8 (due 12/10)

Tuesday: Lesson 5 Solving Any Linear Equations

Wednesday: Lesson 6 Strategic Solving

Thursday: Lesson 7 All, Some, or No Solutions

Friday: Lesson 8 How Many Solutions?

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: WS 4-2 to 4-3 or Quiz

Tuesday: Quiz 4-2 to 4-3 or Activity

*-- THANKSGIVING BREAK --*

Monday: WS 4-2 to 4-3 Application

Tuesday: 4-4 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables; WS 4-4

Wednesday: 4-5 Systems of Linear Inequalities; WS 4-5

Thursday: WS 4-5 Apply

Friday: Quiz 4.2

PHYSICAL SCIENCE

Matter and Its Interactions Objectives:

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

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


New Objectives:

* Develop a model to show how partcle motion changes with energy is added or taken away.


Monday (25): Review simple molecules and learning what an extended structure is


Tuesday (26): Can you tell the difference review of matter and its interactions objectives.--assessment


Week of Dec. 2- Dec. 6


Monday: Balloon demonstration and video


Tuesday: States of Matter reading and Notes sheet


Wednesday: States of Matter online simulation: States of Matter class "dance"


Thursday: States of Matter in action with dry ice and ice cream


Friday: How does all of this connect to popcorn and balloons??

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.