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7th Grade Religion

Happy Friday! We have just finished reading the Gospel According to Mark. Students have received their packets back and grades were uploaded onto powerschool. We had our test on Thursday and I was very pleased with the scores! Today, we are continuing second step. We are on lesson 10 which is about personal signs of […]

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6th Grade Religion

Hello everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful spring break and a happy Easter. In 6th grade, we finished reading the book of Judges. Students created their own multiple choice questions and I put them together to form a test. They had their test on Wednesday, April 4th. Thursday and Friday, we are completing […]

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7th Grade – Math and Religion

7th grade religion – Students have been reading the Gospel According to Mark. We have been reading a chapter a day and answering questions in our packets. I am planning on finishing this book right before spring break! We also have been continuing working with second step. The lesson this week was about managing emotions […]

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6th Grade – Religion

Happy Thursday (because it’s like a Friday)! This week, the 6th graders completed two lesson in second step. We have been discussing a lot about bullying: recognizing bullying and what to do if it happens. We learned what it means to be a bystander. The bystander can be very powerful in stopping bullying. They can […]

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7R – Math

Good morning! Go Math: We are currently in module 9: circumference, area, and volume. Students have learned how to find the circumference and area of circle. Our next lesson will focus on finding the area of composite figures. They will learn how to break a composite figure into familiar shapes, find the area of each shape, […]

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7A – Math

Good morning! Go Math: 7A has started unit 7 which is about real numbers, exponents, and scientific notation. We skipped around a bit because I want to make sure to cover certain topics before the Aspire test in April. This week, we are focusing on rational and irrational numbers. Students are learning how to take […]

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7th Grade – Religion

Good morning! Sadlier: In Sadlier this week, we read chapter 11: Jesus, the Bread of Life. We created a padlet – which is an online bulletin board where students can write posts to a prompt. Our prompt was – God is always there for me, how am I there for others? Students had some really […]

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6th Grade – Religion

Good morning! This week, we are back in our Sadlier books. We are reading chapter 10: A Conquering People. This chapter summarizes the Book of Joshua and what happened after the Israelites settled into Canaan. We will be finishing this chapter and completing the chapter 10 assessment. Students are also working on digital comic strips […]

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7th Grade – Math

Happy Friday! 7R – We have been working on module 8 which is about modeling geometric figures. The lessons include: similar shapes and scale drawings, geometric drawings, cross sections, and angle relationships. We had a scavenger hunt around the room where we taped up cards with different problems on them. At the bottom of each […]

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7th Grade – Religion

Happy Friday!! 7th graders have completed the novel Heaven Is For Real and we just finished watching the movie. We were pushed back a couple of days because of the snow day last Friday and Stations of the Cross practice. 7th graders were in charge of the first Stations of the Cross and I have […]

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6th Grade – Religion

Happy Friday everyone! 6th graders finished the book of Joshua this week and had their test on Tuesday! Yesterday and today we are working on poetry. Each student is required to write one poem that consists of their own original work and ideas. We will be entering the National Student Poetry Contest! The students are […]

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6th Grade Religion

This week, 6th graders learned the general overview of the book of Leviticus. We read the bolded headers of the chapters and discussed the different rituals and laws that are set for the Israelites. We aren’t spending as much time on Leviticus as we did with Genesis or Exodus. We are now reading into the […]

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7R Math

7th graders are working on Module 7 which is all about inequalities. We started this module before winter break and are continuing it now. I’ve been practicing a new activity with the students where I have them complete an exit ticket when they leave. I present a problem that goes along with what we learned […]

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7A Math

7th graders are diving into Module 8 this week. We are learning about scale drawings and similar shapes, geometric drawings, cross sections, and angle relationships. As I’m sure you’ve seen, we have been moving at a much quicker pace this trimester. I am always happy to provide extra help for students in the morning at […]

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7th Grade Religion

Hope you all had a wonderful break! 7th graders are reading the novel Heaven Is For Real. It’s a remarkable story about a boy who claims to have visited Heaven during a near death experience. Students are so excited to be reading this book! We will be answering discussion questions and doing a project along […]

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