Posted: January 21, 2017

# Mrs. McQuaid Murphy

Posted: January 20, 2017

Math 8

-We reviewed today. Test will be end of next week

Math 7

-No homework

Health 6

-Today we went of the changes girls and boys face during puberty.

Science 7

-We will be in the lab next class. Notes taken today.

Posted: January 19, 2017

Health 8

-Students song project from last week is due next class.

-Students are to complete the values activity with a trusted adult and return only the slip stating that it has been completed.

Math 8

-We learnt how to reduce before multiplying today.

Math 7

-Quiz tomorrow on fractions and addition of fractions. See posted notes for a review.

Science 6

-Today we did a discovery lab for our unit on electricity. Students learnt by problem solving.

Science 8

-Lab sheets for our optics lab are due tomorrow. Our focus was on taking good obeservations today and on how to use observations in our conclusion.

Posted: January 19, 2017

Grade 6 FI did a discovery lab today about circuits. We had a lot of fun learning together . Hands-on learning through making mistakes and problem solving.

Posted: January 17, 2017

Math 8

-Quiz will be packed tomorrow once the students who where absent today write.

-We spent time looking at the rectangle models for multiplying fractions today.

Math 7

Worksheet is due tomorrow for marks.

Science 7

-We started our new unit on heat. Notes were taken. We will be in the lab doing science on Tuesday.

-Students should be working on the planning phase of their project at home. Time was given today to research.

Posted: January 16, 2017

http://gretnagreen.nbed.nb.ca/mrs-mcquaid-murphy/video/stem-video-update-january-16th-20th

Math 8

-Quiz on fractions

-Notes and homework posted in file below

Math 7

-Assignment due Wednesday.

Science 6

-Work was handed back today. It was formative. Corrected to help the students see where they are making mistakes or not totally understanding what is asked of them. Feedback was given through the rubric and comments made. Students had todays class to work on the corrections. These questions a similar to what they will be asked to do on a test and in there STEM fair project.

Science 8

-Today we started our unit on optics. Notes were taken.

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Posted: January 13, 2017

Tune in to hear what we will be working on in class and at home for our STEM projects.

Posted: January 13, 2017

Health 6

-Today we did a carousel activity where we discussed what changes occur in puberty physically, mentally, socially and emotional.

-Students took some notes on these changes.

Math 8

-We corrected questions and reviewed how to multiply fractions using a number line.

-Homework is a question from the text and a review sheet. See notes.

Math 7

-We went over how to add fractions with and without models.

-Review sheet is for homework.

-A second sheet was given and will be due Tuesday for those who are ready to work ahead.

Science 6, 7, 8

-Video for parents to explain the STEM project has been posted. Check back often for updates on how far along your child should be with their project.

http://gretnagreen.nbed.nb.ca/mrs-mcquaid-murphy/video/stem-has-started

Posted: January 12, 2017

STEM has started!

Posted: January 12, 2017

*Health 6 will start their growth and development unit tomorrow. An information letter has been sent home to explain what is covered during this unit. Should you have any questions please feel free to contact me for more information.*

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***** Extra help for math will be Monday at lunch during the outdoor time. *****

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**Math 8**

Students are to complete questions from section 1. Notes are posted below.

**Math 7**

-Students were given time in class to work on the following questions which are due tomorrow. Notes posted below.

p. 179 Q1

p.180 Q2 (avec modèle)

Q5

p. 183 Q 1

p. 184 Q 2, 4, 5, and 7

**Science 6 and 8**

-Time was spent looking for projects. Students should complete this at home.