Mrs. McQuaid Murphy Notes

Science and Math

Notes

Posted: April 20, 2018

Math 8

-Mathletic tasks.  Test next week.

Math 7

-Worksheet on circumference, diameter and radius.

Math 6

-Mathletics tasks.

Science 8

-no class due to assembly.

Posted: April 19, 2018

No homework.  Enjoy the dance tonight!

Math 7

-We corrected homework today.

Math 6

-We corrected homework today, reviewed new math vocabulary and students had time to work on a perimeter assignment.  Assignment is not for homework.

Science 7

-Students did a science literacy assignment today after we did an oral review of chapter 10 material.

Science 8

-We were in the lab today working on the topic of refraction.  Students wrote a testable quetion and practiced their science drawings and recording observations.  Next class we will discuss conclusions.  Great work today!

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Posted: April 18, 2018

Math 8

-Algebra review sheet due Friday.

Math 7

-We started module 4 on circles today.  See notes and homework below.

Math 6

-Today we learnt about perimeter.  p.229 Q 1,2 5 is for homework.  Notes posted below.

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Posted: April 16, 2018

Math 8

-We are working in class on an algebra review assignment.

-At home students are to complete their Mathletics tasks.

Math 7

-Today students wrote their test.

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

Math 6

-Today we learnt about polugones.  We saw that a quadrilateur is two triangles big and therefore the sum of the interior angles is 360 degrees. 

-homework p. 222 Q1 and 2 and p. 223 Q 7

Science 7

-We talked about erosion and meteorization.  Notes were passed out.  We watched a video that discussed formation of mountains and how fossils are made.

Science 6

-Today students wrote the sources for the flight research project.

-Students are to have the good copy (typed) of the Tea experiment (Variables should be listed along with a testable question, hypothesis and procedure) due for next Monday.  They can work on this during their Work period. 

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Posted: April 11, 2018

Math 8

-Today we worked on the distributive property in algebra.  A term before a bracket is multiplied by each term in the bracket.

-p. 347 Q4, 5, 6,

Math 7

-Formative test today on algebra.  Summative test will be Monday.

Math 6

-Today we went over and corrected our formative test on angles and triangles.

-Summative test that counts is Thursday.

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Posted: April 9, 2018

Report cards sent home.  Duotangs of marked work are now overdue

Math 8

-We continue to work on algebra.  Section 6.3 is for homework.

Math 7

-We continue to work on algebra.  Today we looked at solving equations without models, with algebra tyles and with scale models.

-Test Thursday

-Students are to complete Mathletics assignments.

Math 6

-Today we did a practice vocabulary test.  We continued to work on angles and triangles.  Students learnt that the three angles of a triangle add up to 180.

-Students passed in a drawing triangles assignment today.

-Students are to complete Mathletics assignments.

-Test Thrusday.

Posted: April 5, 2018

Math 8

-Homework for Friday to finish Q 5,6, 9 and 11

Math 7

-We are working in Module 6 on algebra.  Balance diagrams to model algebra.  

-Homework P.229 Q 1 and 2.  Work must be shown using the diagram.

 

Math 6

-Students must have a math set for each class.

-Homework is to finish the questions from section 6.2.

Science 7

-Notes from chapter 10 are posted below.   Students should be lerning the new vocabulary.

Science 8

-We are working on optics.  Students need a math set for science class.

-Students should be reviewing notes at home.

Posted: March 29, 2018

Math 6

-We have started module 6.  Students need a math set for Tuesday's class.

-Notes posted below.

Math 7

-Work was passed back to be signed.

-Portfolio duotangs are due back.

Math 8

-We will be starting algebra next week.

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Posted: February 27, 2018

Great projects today at our STEM showcase.  

 

NO homework!

Posted: February 26, 2018

Math 8

-Q 4 and 5 are for hoomework

Math 7

-Formative test to be signed.  Test Wednesday.

Math 6

-Some students have not had the January review sheet signed.

-Mathletics tasks due Friday

-February review sheet due Friday.  Please see me if you need an extention.

 

STEM showcase is tomorrow from 12:30 to 2 pm.  Please come and join us and see some great projects.

 

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Posted: February 22, 2018

Please not my classroom computer is not working.  No notes will be posted online until it is fixed.

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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