7th and 8th Grade

This Week in 7 and 8, Jan. 27

In Algebra I part 2, students are taking a quiz on 7.9 and 7.10, reviewing chapter 7, and taking a chapter 7 test.

Last week in art the students learned about the Chinese New Year which was Sunday, January 22 and that it is the year of the rabbit. They then had the option to create a clay s…

This Week in 7 and 8, Jan. 20

This week, students shared short presentation on a variety of comparative religion topics. This connected to the learning that we have been doing about Jewish communities and the spread of Islam and Christianity. It was amazing to see how creative the students got with their learning. Next w…

This Week in 7 and 8, Jan. 13

Early this week we had a debate on the legacy of FDR. Students had to argue whether or not his legacy was overwhelmingly positive or negative. It was a lively and contentious debate-just like I like it!

We are halfway through our Talmudi sugiyah understanding that the rabbis disagreed about…

This Week in 7 and 8, Jan. 6

In Algebra I part 2, we’re continuing to study transformations of exponential functions and starting to write exponential functions.

In music this week we had a theory day and learned about time signatures then tried to guess the time signatures in famous songs!

This Week in 7 and 8, Dec. 9

In art, the students discussed the backdrop for the Chanukah play and started work on it.

Our students have been practicing all week for the Chanukah production. We hope to see you there on the 19th!

7th graders are learning about positive and negative exponents, roots and scientific nota…