Mrs. McQuaid Murphy Notes

Science and Math

Notes

Posted: October 17, 2017

Math 8

-Students are to complete the worksheet on nets and 3-d objects.

-Test Friday

 

Math 7

-First side of formative assessment is for homework.

-Tet Friday

 

Math 6

-Formative test was passed back.  Summative test is tomorrow on Multiples and factors.

 

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Posted: October 12, 2017

Math 7

-Today we learnt about l'étendu and la médiane.  Homework is p. 60 Q 1a, 2, 3, and 4.

Math 6

-Today we learnt the division method to find primary factors of a number.  No homework.  If students want practice they can work on Mathletics.

 

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Posted: October 11, 2017

Math 8

-We reviewed material from grade 7 that students will need to use in our next unit. 

-Students completed tasks in Mathletics on our new unit.

Math 7

-Today learnt about how to calculate an average and find the mode in a list of numbers. 

-No homework.

Math 6

-Today we reviewed and worked on questions as a class.  We stressed the importance of reading the question and understanding what it is asking for.  Their are "key words" that students need to look for in the question to help them know how to answer it correctly.

-We went over multiples, factors, and primary numbers today.  See notes attached below.

-Students are to complete Q 1, 1, 2 on the handout.  All questions are with tree diagrams to find primary factors.

-We will not have our test until next week.

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Posted: October 10, 2017

Math 7 and Math 8

-Wrote their test today.  No homework

Math 6

-We went over the rainbow method to find primary factors.  See notes attached below.

-Homework p. 65 Q 3 using the rainbow method.

Science 8

-Study notes on waves and tides.  Crossword will be completed next class.

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Posted: October 6, 2017

Science 7

-We learnt about the particle model today.  Notes attached.  No homework.

Math 7

-Summative assessment Tuesday.  Formative test sent home to be signed.

Math 6

-Technology problems today.  No homework.

Math 8

-Summative test on order of operation Tuesday.  Formative test to be signed.  Time given in class to study and practice.

Science 8

-We finished our work on tides.

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Posted: October 5, 2017

Math 7

-Today we did a formative test.  Summative test will be Tuesday.

Math 6

-Questions for homework are from the book on primary factors using a factor tree diagram.   The review sheet is due Tuesday.

Science 7

-We went of how to study science today.  We practiced and reviewed.  Test late next week.

Science 8

-We continued to learn about tides.  Notes attached below.

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Posted: October 3, 2017

Math 8

-Test on order of operations Friday.

-Students are encouraged to use their Mathletics account to practice for the test.

Math 7

-p. 12 Q 1, 2, and 3

Math 6

-Continue to review multiplication facts.

-Text book page 61 Q 3, 5, 8.

-Worksheet is due Monday.  It is review of material covered in September.

Science 8

-notes posted on <<les marées>>.  Students should be reviewing notes.

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Posted: October 2, 2017

All students should be reviewing their multiplication tables at home.  

Math 8:

-We started order of operations today.  Q 7 and 8 for homework.

Math 7

-Students must memorize divisibility rules.    See notes below for rules and questions that are for homework.

Math 6

-Students worked on <<nombre premier>> and <<nombre composé>>.   Q 1 is for homework.

Science 6

- Today we learnt the parts of a microscope.  Students were then able to practice focusing specimens.  We will be in the lab again next class to continue our work on microscopes.

Science 7

-Today we reviewed science diagrams.  

-We went over the different methods of separations.

-Time was given to organize notes and start studying.  We will have a test late next week.

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Posted: September 29, 2017

No homework this weekend.  :)  Rest and enjoy time with your friends and family.

Grade 7 was in the science lab today learning about simple filtrations and mixtures.  Take a look at the photo gallery to see all the fun things we are doing.  

 

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Posted: September 27, 2017

Math 8 and 7 no homework.

Math 6

-Review multiplication facts.

-Sign worksheet on word problems and do corrections on a separate piece of paper.

Posted: September 26, 2017

Math 8

-Test tomorrow on N7

-Two Mathletics tasks have been assigned as practice for the test.

Math 7

-Test on adding and subtracting integers.

Math 6

-Today we learnt about multiples.  Homework is to finish q 1, 2, 3 and 5.

Science 8

-Today we were in the lab learning how to focus a microscope.

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Posted: September 25, 2017

Math 8

-Today we went over the answers for the formative test.  We identified that we need more practice with division questions and will work on that tomorrow within our two math classes.   Summative test that counts will be on Wednesday.

-Formative test should be signed and returned by Wednesday.

Math 7

-We corrected our review sheet.  Please see corrections posted below.

-Students did a formative assessment.  This will be passed back tomorrow.  Summative test will be Wednesday.   Students were given the option to come in for extra help at lunch on the formative test.

Math 6

-We played a game to review place value and how to say numbers in French.  I was able to visit with each group and do an oral assessment with all of the students during this time. 

-Students are to hand in their worksheet on word problems tomorrow. 

Science 7

-Today we learnt how to do science drawings.  The words should in a column neatly on the right with a line drawn with a ruler to it in the picture.  Drawings should be neat and have details and shading.

-Students practiced this skill on the pre-lab sheet.

-We are in the lab next class to do a filtration and distillation.

Science 6

-We learnt about the parts.

-Next Monday we will be in the lab using the microscopes.

Posted: September 20, 2017

Math 8

-We reviewed the rectangle model for multiplying integers.  We also started division questions.

Math 7

-Today we went over subtraction rules using models.   Homework is to finish the worksheet.

Math 6

-Today we worked on word problems.   P.53 Q 2, 3, 4, and p. 54 Q 8.  

-Students need to work on remembering to bring all their materials to class each day.   They will no longer be able to return to their locker to retrieve forgotten items.

 

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Posted: September 19, 2017

Math 8

-Today we learnt how to use a rectangle model to multiply.  We also spent time reviewing vocabulary around division.

-no homework

Math 7

 -Today we learnt about how to subtract integers using counters.  Homework is p. 69 Q 1, 2, and 3.

Math 6

-Today we talked about word problems.   Homework is p. 52 Q 1.

Science 8

-We learnt about scientist who did discoveries with microscopes.   We will be in the lab using microscopes soon.

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