• 7th Grade Announcements

     

    Week of January 20th- 21st

     

    What's going on in class?

     

    ELA (Teel):  

     

     

    ELA (Henderson): 

    Literature:

    Unit 2: “Reality Check”—””What can blur the lines between what’s real and what’s not?”

    “Always remember: Your focus determines your reality.”—George Lucas

    Collection of work based on this theme:

    Short story

    Magazine article

    Folktale

    Poems

    Drama

    Period 5- Personal reading project: “Shoes of Another”—Due Friday, January 24th.
    (We had three days of class time to work on it too.)

    Period 6 & 7- Work on A Wrinkle in Time/Group Project—Presentations Tuesday

    Writing:

    Aim for mastery level of compound and complex sentence through practice in writing, worksheets, and testing. 

    Weekend Reading:

    Period 5: A Wrinkle in Time (one-sentence-summary & one vocab word), Extra Credit for purchasing the book and doing all notes in the book.

    Period 6 & 7: Book of Your Choice— Read at least 30 minutes & write one new vocab word.

     

     Texas History (Kendzior):  Finishing up Texas Revolution- Open Notebook Test Thursday, January 22

     

     Texas History (Walker):  Test Thursday over the Republic of Texas and Annexation.
     
     
     

    Texas History (Gunter):   

     

    Math (Moorman and Thompson):  Mixed area review and area of composite figures.


    Honors Math (Moorman and Wilson):
     Starting Unit 7 Transformations (Translations, Reflections, Rotations and Dilations)

     

    Science (Gomez):  We will continue with Unit 5 including adaptations, natural and artificial selection, and selective breeding. No tests or quizzes this week.



    Science (T. Smith): 
     

     
     
     
     
     

    7th Grade Grading Policy

    The following guidelines apply to all academic areas (except Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Spanish and Honors W. History) 

    • Accurate and up to date grades shall be kept by each teacher with a minimum of 10 daily grades taken each quarter
    • There should be a minimum of 3 tests or equivalent assessments required each quarter. This category does not include semester exams.

    7th Grade:

    • Student will have up to 5 days to turn in late work
    • Honors classes will have 3 days
    • Point deduction for late work is left up to teacher discretion