Mrs. McQuaid Murphy Notes

Science and Math

Notes

Posted: February 22, 2018

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Students present their stem projects this week.  STEM showcase is tuesday from 12:30 to 2 pm.  Please come view the projects.

 

Math 6

-Review booklet sent home to be signed.

Posted: February 13, 2018

Math 8

-Review booklet due Friday.

Math 6

-Review booklet due Friday.

Math 7

-Today we learnt how to draw a tree diagram for probability questions.  We also discussed the difference between theoretical and experimental probability.  No homework tonight.

Science

-Class presentations start the week of February 20th.  Scholl STEM show case will be February 27th from 12:30 to 2 pm.  Parents and grandparents are welcome to come view the projects.

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Posted: February 7, 2018

Math 8

-We started our unit on percent today.  See notes below.

Math 7

-We did our test today on adding and subtracting fractions.  It will be passed back next class.

Math 6

-Today we went over how to create a graph from a data table.  We used examples from our text and our STEM fair projects.

-Homework is to finish Q 1 and 2 from the text and to do the graph for our STEM fair project.

Science

-Students should be editing the conclusion of their project.  Due date Feb 20th.

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Posted: February 6, 2018

Math 8

-Test was today.  No homework.

Math 7

- Test adding and subtracting fractions

Math 6

-Today we reviewed how to construct a graph from a table.  We also went over what should be in a conclusion.  Notes were given.

Science

-Projects should be completed.  Students should be editing the French in the write up this week at school.

 

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Posted: February 1, 2018

Math 8

-Test Tuesday

Math 7

-Formative test Friday

-Work to be signed by parents

Math 6

-Test Friday

-Work to be signed.

Science

-Stem fair project due Feb 20th

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Posted: January 30, 2018

Math 8

-Test Thursday during the science slot.

Math 7

-We continue to work on subtraction.  Today we learnt how to use common denominators to subtract.  Test will be early next week.

Math 6

-Test on percent and ratios Thursday.  Formative test was done today and it will be passed back tomorrow for students to study with.

Science 6, 7, 8

-Planning phase draft should be done.

-Students should be doing the experiment at home.

-Observations should be done this week at home.

-Next week we will write the conclusion and edit work.

Posted: January 29, 2018

Science 6, 7 and 8

This week students are working on their observations.  See the parent information video at the following link:

http://gretnagreen.nbed.nb.ca/mrs-mcquaid-murphy/video/what-should-students-be-doing-week-stem-projects

Math 8

-Formative test tomorrow.

-Today we looked at multiplying and dividing mixed numbers and solving problems using fractions.

-Homework page 145 Q 4, 5, 8, 10 and 11.

-Summative test Thursday.

Math 7

-Today we learnt how to subtract fractions using shape drawings and number lines.

-Homework p. 193 Q 1,2, 3 and 5.

Math 6

-Summative test will be Thursday.

-Formative test tomorrow.

Posted: January 26, 2018

Math 8

-Students reviewed equivalent fractions, reducing fractions and switching between mixed numbers and improper fractions.

-Assignments were collected.

Math 7

-Students wrote their summative test.

Math 6

-Homework to finish reducing fractions if not done.

-Homework p. 188 q 6, 8 and 9.

Science 7

-Notes passed out for procedure writing.

-Students should be completing their project this weekend.

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Posted: January 25, 2018

Math 7

-Summative test tomorrow.

-Parents are to sign the formative test sent home today. 

-Corrections for reducing fractions sheet is due Friday.

Math 6

-Today we learnt about percentages.  We switched between fractions, decimals and percent.

-Homework p. 188 Q 1,4 and 5

Science 8

-Today we worked on variables.  See notes attached below.  Project due date is Feb 20th.

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Posted: January 22, 2018

Math 8

-We did a review on reducing fractions activity today. 

-Students were given a review assignment for multiplying and dividing fractions.  This is to be done for Wednesday (even if their is a storm on Tuesday).

-Mathletics assignments are due at the end of the week.

Math 7

-Students wrote a formative math assessment today.  Summative test will be two classes from today.

-Mathletics assignments are due at the end of the week.

Math 6

-Today we learnt about equivalent ratios.  Students were given time to work on homework(see notes below).  Mathletics assignments are due at the end of the week.

Science 7

-Today we talked about fair tests and how to identify variables.  We went over how they will be marked.

-Students should now have their variables for STEM projects identified.  Students are to do the project this week.

Science 6

-Today we talked about how to write a hypothesis.  We looked at examples and the provincial rubrics of how it will be marked.Handout of notes was given.

-Homework is for students to write their hypothesis for their STEM project.

Posted: January 19, 2018

Students are to have the  planning phase (variable, question, hypothesis and procedure) of their stem project done for :

grade  7 : Monday

Grade 6 and 8: Tuesday

Math 7:

-p.188 Q1, 2 and 4

-p.190 Q 1 and 3

Math 6

-Mathletics tasks

-Worksheet on reducing fractions

 

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Posted: January 18, 2018

Math 7

-Students practiced how to reduce fractions today.  Corrections are for homework.

Math 6

-Students are to complete the worksheet on reducing fractions from today.

Science 7 and 8

-Guide books have been handed out for the project.  Students doing an experiment should have variables identified, testable question, hypothesis and procedure completed for Tuesday of next week.  Students working on inovations should have the problem identified, initial research done and plan 1 of prototype made.

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Posted: January 17, 2018

Math 8

-Today we learnt two methods to divide fractions.

-Homework P. 139Q 4,8, 9, 10

-notes posted below.

Math 7

-Homework p. 184 Q 4, 5, and 7

-Notes posted below.

Math 6

-Test were passed back to be signed.

-Today we learnt about ratios.

-Homework p. 178 Q 4, 5 and p. 179 Q 9.

-Notes posted below.

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Posted: January 16, 2018

Math 8

p. 125 Q 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, and 12.

-It was a double math day.  We continue to work on multiplying fractions.

Math 7

-We went over models for adding fractions.  We also looked at questions where fraction bands are used to model the question.  We solved addition of fractions when they had common denominators.

-Homework is p.179 Q 1, p. 180 Q2, p. 183 Q 1 and p.184 Q2.  Sign test and return with corrections.

-Notes posted below.

Math 6

-Students wrote their test today.  It will be passed back tomorrow.

Posted: January 15, 2018

Math 8

-P. 128 Q 1, 2, 4 and 6

Math 7

-We spent the day reviewing material from grade 6 on fractions.  No homework.

Math 6

-Test.

Science

-Students should be working on their prototype design or testable question and procedure this week.

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