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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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118 Letters from Spain have arrived!

118 is so excited to have received their letters from Cantimpalos, Spain!! Students were encouraged to try to read and decipher their letters written in Spanish first before reading the English letter. We are so excited to continue working and write our next letters! -Miss Smith and Miss Ortiz

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7A Math

Dear 7th grade parents/guardians, The first trimester was a success and I want to thank you for all your help! The second trimester, we will be picking up the pace. We started Unit 3 Module 6 this week. I plan on completing a lessonĀ a day if possible. The topics we covered this week include: algebraic […]

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7R Math

Dear 7th grade parents/guardians, 7R has started Unit 3 in their Go Math books. This unit is about expressions and equations. This week, we focused on algebraic expressions. We went over key vocabulary including: equation, operation, solution, variable, algebraic expression, factor, and distributive property. Monday, we introduced the idea of simplifying expressions. Students completed a […]

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7th Grade Religion

Hello everyone! In 7th grade, we continue to work with the Gospel According to Matthew. We will be finishing Matthew before we leave for winter break. After winter break, students will be reading the novel “Heaven is for Real”! It’s a remarkable book about a boy who survived an emergency appendectomy and his story about […]

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6th Grade Religion

Hello everyone! In 6th grade, we have been diving into Exodus. We started Exodus on November 13th and we are currently on chapter 17. Exodus is the second book of the Pentateuch and comes from the Greek word for “departure”. Its central event was understood to be the departure of the Israelites. We have been […]

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Pen Pals

Hello 118 families! We are SO excited. Thanks to Ms. Ortiz and our 6th grade students’ hard work, we have finally sent out our letters! Thank you for all the hard work. We understand writing in a different language is no easy task. We are so proud of our students and I know my students […]

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7th Grade Religion

Hello everyone! This week, students read Chapter 7 in their Sadlier books. This chapter was about the promise of salvation. We discussed about who and what helps us during difficult times. We talked about original sin with Adam and Eve and how God promised a Messiah to come. We believe this Messiah is Jesus Christ. […]

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6th Grade Religion

Hello everyone! This week, we finished the Book of Genesis! Monday we played Quizlet Live which is an online game where students are grouped into teams and they race to answer all of the questions correctly. Students have to collaborate and figure out which student has the correct answer. On the smart board, they can […]

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