I am Miss. Landry and I teach both 7th and 8th grade Algebra and Science. Below you will find a brief overview of the concepts that we will be covering during the month of May. If you have any questions about the content, material, expectations, grading or classroom policy, please feel free to ask.
5/3- Boston Field Trip Money is Due
Week of May 20th-Owl Pellet Disection
May 24th-Boston Field Trip
7th Grade Life Science
Students will begin Chapter 15 Bones, Muscles, and Skin. We will focus on body organization and homeostasis, the skeletal and muscular system, and the skin.
KEY TERMS: cell, cell membrane, muscle tissue, nerve tissue, connective tissue, organ, homeostasis, stress, vertebra, marrow, cartilage, joint, ligament, osteoporosis, tendon, epidermis, melanin, dermis, pore, follicle, cancer, and acne.
8th Grade Earth Science
Students will begin Chapter 15 The Atmosphere. Students will focus on the air around them, air quality, air pressure, and the layers of the atmosphere.
KEY TERMS: Weather, atmosphere, ozone, water vapor, pollutant, photochemical smog, temperature inversion, acid rain, density, pressure, barometer, altitude, troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere, ionosphere, exosphere.
7th Grade Pre Algebra
Students will begin working on Chapter 5: Operations With Fractions. Students will learn and apply concepts from the following lessons:
Comparing and Ordering Fractions
Fractions and Decimals
Adding, Subtracting, Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
Powers of Products and Quotients
8th Grade Pre Algebra
Students will begin working on Chapter 6: Ratios, Proportions, and Percents. Students will learn and apply concepts from the following lessons:
Ratios and Unit Rates
Percent of Change
7TH Grade Algebra
Students will continue to work on concepts in Chapter 5: Graphs and Functions. Students will learn and apply concepts from the following lessons:
Relating Graphs to Events
Relations and Functions
Function Rules, Tables and Graphs
8th Grade Algebra
Students will continue working on Chapter 6: Linear Equations and Their Graphs. Students will learn and apply concepts from the following lessons:
Rate of Change and Slope
Point- Slope Form
Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
Graphing Absolute Value Equations