7th Grade

7th Grade

10/12/17

It has been a joy meeting every student and their family for conferences.  I feel blessed to teach your children.  This will be a very successful year for them going forward.  If there is anything you would like to discuss more in depth, feel free to contact me at cpoteet@stpx.org to schedule another, longer conference.  I would be happy to meet with you to discuss your child's progress at any point in the year.   

FIELD TRIP

Last week I sent out permission slips for our first field trip of the year.  The 7th Grade will be visiting Swan Farm's Washington State Corn Maze on Wednesday, Oct. 18.   We will leave after Mass on Wednesday Oct. 18 and return by 2:00.

I AM STILL MISSING SEVERAL FIELD TRIP FORMS. 

We now have enough drivers for the field trip.  Thank you!  Please ensure that you stop by the office to fill out the field trip driver insurance form.  This form protects both you and the school.

CURRENT LONG-TERM PROJECTS

Religion:  

Literature:  

Language Arts: Students have a 5 paragraph expository essay on the steps in the writing process.  It is due Wed. 10/18.  They are encouraged to use Ch 2. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mrs. Christene Poteet

7th Grade Religion/ Middle School Literature, Language Arts & Spelling/Vocabulary

 

Parent Letter 9/11/17

We will be having our first Religion quiz on Ch 1 this Friday.  Make sure that your student studies Ch 1. There is also an online study game for the students available at:

https://www.loyolapress.com/faith-formation/christ-our-life/christ-our-life-2009/parents-and-students/2009-resources/grades/grade-7

I hope to see you all at Curriculum Night on Wednesday 9/20.  I will be going over the curriculum focus for each class, the novels that we will be reading, field trips, and other important information.

 

 

It is a joy to teach your Seventh Grade student this year.  We are off to a great start.    Please make sure your child has a nourishing breakfast and lunch and gets lots of sleep.  There will be no homework this week due to MAP testing, but we will be working on projects in class, including a collage for religion and a short writing assignment.

This year there will be 4 MAP tests: Literature, Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science. They will be given in that order.

Today, I will be sending home a permission slip for a field trip.  The 7th Grade will be visiting Swan Farm's Washington State Corn Maze on Wednesday, Oct. 18.  Please let me know if you can drive since we are using parent drivers.  Attached to the field trip form is another form for interested drivers regarding information and insurance for drivers.  Please fill out and return with your student's permission slip if you can drive.  We will leave after Mass on Wednesday Oct. 18 and return by 2:00.  Permission slips are due on 10/6.

Homework

Religion (Updated 10/17)

Monday: 

Tuesday: Read Ch 4.  Vocab due Thurs.  Please use your notes.  Color Map.

Wednesday: 

Thursday: Vocab due.  Fr. in Class about Holy Land.  

Friday: Notes on Ch 4.  Paragraph explaining how Jesus message was influenced by the place and time that he lived.

 

Math (Homework is due the day following assignment, unless otherwise noted.)

Monday (10/23/17):

  • 7th Grade:  
  • Pre-Algebra: 

Tuesday (10/24/17):  

  • 7th Grade: 
  • Pre-Algebra:  

Wednesday (10/25/17):

  • 7th Grade:  
  • Pre-Algebra: 

Thursday (10/26/17):  

  • 7th Grade:  
  • Pre-Algebra:  

Friday (10/27/17):  

  • 7th Grade:  
  • Pre-Algebra: 

 

Science

Monday:

Tuesday:

Wednesday:

Thursday:

Friday:

 

Social Studies - Week of 10/16 - Chapter 2 Test 10/17 and Study Guide Due 10/16

Monday: -Study Guide Due

Tuesday: Test Today - homework handed out

Wednesday:

Thursday: finish reading chapter 3

Friday:2 worksheets due today

 

Literature (Updated 10/17)

Monday: 

Tuesday:  Questions 2-5 on pg 85

Wednesday:  

Thursday: TBA

Friday: 

 

Language Arts (Updated 10/17)

Monday: Study guide given for Ch 1 & 2

Tuesday:  Work on Essay and study guide

Wednesday:  Essay and outline due.

Thursday:  

Friday:  Quiz on Ch 1 & 2.  Study guide will be collected.

 

Spelling/Vocab (Updated 10/17)

Monday: Ch 4 pretest.  HomeworkL Pg 27, 1-20

Tuesday:

Wednesday: 

Thursday: Vocab packet given for next Wed.

Friday: Spelling test and homework due.

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