The Infinity team will take a field trip to the Holocaust Museum in Skokie on Thursday, February 13th. Field trip forms and $8 are due to Ms. Keefe by Wednesday, February 5th. Holocaust_Museum_Field_Trip_Form.pdf
Looking forward to meeting our new Infinity students! This year we will continue to explore and develop both reading and writing skills. Various lessons and activities will provide you with vocabulary, grammar, and writing and reading skills. We will use whole class novels, independent reading, mentor texts, journaling, games, and LOTS of creativity and imagination over the next two years. I cannot wait to see the awesome readers and writers we will have, as well as all the other amazing talents that you can share with our team! Go INFINITY!
I am super excited for a fantastic year of mathematics with you! We will discover fascinating patterns, persevere through interesting, complex problems, and apply your amazing new skills to real-life situations!
7CC: In Topic 9: Inequalities, students will be solving one, two, and multi-step inequalities. I'm excited for the students to discover the similarities and differences of solving inequalities compared to solving equations. I can't wait to introduce the funny sayings that will help them remember the rules for graphing inequalities! Continue to review and practice adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing rational numbers. You can use Math IXL and emathlab Flash Card websites to help you practice these important skills. Please continue to work on Math IXL for at least 10-15 minutes a day. Keep those skills sharp! :) I have help sessions every Tuesday and Wednesday morning starting at 7:40 a.m. and by appointment. Keep up the great work!
Welcome to 7th grade infinity! I am so excited to meet so many amazing students and families. Throughout this school year, we will cover three units -- Bio Flow, Growth & Development, and Biological Changes Over Time. Throughout the entire school year Human Impact aspects will be embedded in the curriculum as well. In addition to our curriculum, we will continue to build on our additional science skills being the science & engineering practices, CER writing, engineer & design cycle, critical thinking, & problem solving skills.
Feel free to contact me at anytime with questions, concerns, or comments! I look forward to the start of an incredible school year!
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We are so excited to have you on our team and begin our two year journey together! We hope you all had a wonderful and relaxing summer and are looking forward to your seventh grade year.
During the course of seventh grade English Language Arts, we will cover reading, writing, speaking, and listening through various units of study. Literature will be explored through short stories, novels, book clubs, and independent reading. Reading workshop will teach an appreciation for independent reading, build reading stamina, and challenge students to seek out new genres and authors. Additionally, students will engage in reading informational texts, learn annotations skills, and be able to identify the central idea and supporting details with text evidence. Vocabulary (etymologies or stems), will be taught through a weekly list and gradually build upon one another. Writing will be rigorously practiced and will include essays in narrative, explanatory, and argumentative writing styles. Students will also write reflective journal prompts, responses to literature and informational texts, blog posts, and more. Grammar, mechanics, and language usage will be emphasized during daily practice and the editing of student work. Public speaking and listening skills will be developed through student led discussions (Socratic Seminars) and presentations.