Mrs. McQuaid Murphy

Science and Math

Posted: May 22, 2018

Math 8

-We had two math classes today.  During the first class students did a practice test on volume and we had the time to correct the questions as a class.  Test tomorrow.

-During the second class we started unit 7 on diagrams.  We looked at how to pick the correct type of diagram for the information given.

-The first review sheet for the end of the year test was handed out. Students were given time to work on this in class and it is due at the start of next class.

Math 7

-Today we learnt how to draw perpendicular lines.  It is important for students to have a math set for class each day.  A hand out with practice questions were given.

Math 6

-Today we learnt about transformations and how to do several transformations on an object.   Homework is p. 310 Q1.

Science 8

-The study guide for our optics unit was handed out.  Students should be reviewing and learning the content and vocabulary from this handout for the test.

-The last half of class was given for students to research their optics project.  This is due June 6th.  Rubric of how it will be marked was handed out last week.

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Posted: May 16, 2018

Math 8

-Today we learnt how to calculate volume.

Math 7

-Today we reviewed  the test.  Rewrite is tomorrow during class.  Please see notes below.

-We started Module 8.  Q 2,4,6 are for homework for Friday.

--Students must have a math set for next class.

Math 6

-Today we learnt about translations, reflections and rotations.   Students are to complete their notes for homework.

-Students must have a math set for next class.

Posted: May 11, 2018

Math 8

-Practice test wa handed back to be signed.  The test that counts for the report card is Monday.

Math 7

-The practice test for area was passed back to be signed and the test that counts for the report card is on Monday. We corrected all the questions on the practice test as a class for a review.

Math 6

-Today we started module 8.  Homework is p. 293 Q 1, 2, 3, 4, and 6.

-Test (one that counts) was passed back to be signed.

Science 8

-No class today due to the assembly/game.  Students are working on their research project and will be given more class time next week to complete it.

Posted: May 9, 2018

Math 8

-We did a practice test today.  Summative test is Monday.

Math 7

-Formative test is tomorrow.   Notes are posted below with practice questions.

Math 6

-Formative test was passed back today and we corrected it as a class.  See notes posted below for answers. 

Posted: May 8, 2018

Grade 8 students are to know what they are bringing for the bake sale fundraiser for tomorrow morning.

Math 8

-Homework p. 186 Q 4, 5, 6, 7, 9 and work on Mathletics tasks.

Math 7

-Homework was corrected today in class. Review sheets for area were given and need to be completed for next class. Formative test will be Thursday with the summative test Monday.

Math 6

-Formative test (practice test) will be passed back tomorrow.   Students may practice for our test on Thursday by using their Mathletics account.

 

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Posted: May 7, 2018

Math 8

-p. 212 Q 4, 6, 8, 9

-Today we leant two methods to calculate surgace area of a cylinder.

Math 7

-p. 151 Q 1,2, 4 and 7

-Today we learnt how to find the area of a circle and how to use this concept to solve problems.

Math 6

-Today students wrote a formative test for module 4.  The summative test will be Thursday.  Students are encouraged to use their Mathletics acounts to review and practice.

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Posted: May 1, 2018

Math 8

-Today we worked on finding the surface area of 3-d objects.  Please see notes below for questions to complete from the textbook.

Math 7

-Today we learnt how to find the area of a triangles.   Notes are posted below.  P. 146 Q 5 and 7 are for homework.

Math 6

-Today we worked on finding the volume of objects.  Please see notes posted below.

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Posted: April 30, 2018

Math 8

-We started module 4 on surface area.  We went over vocabulary and material from grade 6 and 7 that we will be building on this year as we look at 3D objects.

Math 7

-Mathletics today as many students were out for the play.

Math 6

-We were at the play for the most of this class.  Continue to work on Mathletics.

Science 7

-We reviewed variables, graphs and data tables today.   Small test Friday next week.

Science 6

-Today we learnt how to read a line graph and pull information from it to fill in a data table.   This will be tested on both the math and science provincial assessment.

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Posted: April 26, 2018

Math 8

-test algebra.

-Formative test was passed back on Wednesday to be signed.  Students should use the practice test as a guide of what to study.

Math 7

-Math letics tasks are due

Math 6

-Mathletics tasks.

-We continue to work on perimeter and area.

Science 8

-Today we learnt about the eye and how glasses can help improve vision.

 

Posted: April 23, 2018

Math 8

-Formative test tomorrow on module 6 algebra.

Math 7

-Today we corrected the review sheet as a class.  See notes below. 

-Quiz next class.

Math 6

-We started area of rectangles and composite figures today.  Please see notes for examples.

Science 7

-Started our project on jobs related to geology.  Students have a sheet of questions to research.  Studnets will present the research in a Smart Notebook file or powerpoint.

Science 6

-Students self edited their tea write up using the provincial rubrics.  They then had a chance to peer edit their work.

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