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Parent Update: Week Ending 3/9/18

posted Mar 12, 2018, 8:00 AM by Esther Keller   [ updated Mar 12, 2018, 8:01 AM ]
Mr. Auguste: 
This week Class 7-2, learned how to write and solve inequalities.
Classes 8-2 and 8-5 learned how to use reflections and rotations. 

Ms. Casey: 
My classes are working on critical lens essays as well as analytical essays for To Kill a Mockingbird

Ms. Cucos: 
Class 7-17 worked on best practices to answer multiple choice questions. We also practiced annotating text to locate best textual evidence. 

Mr. Devito: 
In 6th Grade Social Studies we are finishing up the Islam Unit, and continuing on to the Christianity Unit
In 7th Grade Social Studies we are learning about Washington's presidency and the new nation. 

Ms. Duro: 
Classes 604, 605, and 606 learned about Lesson 11.2 and 11.3 (Equations). They had a Unit 4 Test last Wednesday. They also did Unit 4 Performance Task. 

Ms. Hansen: 
It was a pleasure to meet with parents during Tuesday's parent-teacher conferences. This week, classes 7-6, 7-7, and 7-9 created both two-voice poems and a poem inspired by Langston Hughes. Please remind your student to study for the A Long Walk to Water test next week. 

Ms. Kieran: 
My students are researching the Scottsboro trial in connection with the novel To Kill a Mockingbird

Ms. Maslow: 
My 6th grade classes learned about the Ozone Layer and why parts of it are destroyed. Students read a article on the causes of the breakdown of the Ozone Layer and wrote short responses. 

Ms. Mcgee: 
Classes 7-1, 7-8, and 7-9 have concluded their study of A Long Walk to Water in ELA this week, concluding with a unit review to get them prepared for their unit test next week. 

Ms. Zhan: 
This week, the 8th grade science classes learned about the Solar System and the motions of the interstellar objects around the Sun.  They will also learn about the effects of earth's rotation and revolution around the Sun.