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Title: 7th and 8th Grade Back to School Night


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7th and 8th GradeBack to School Night
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Overview
  • Teacher Introduction
  • Social Studies Curriculum
  • Science Curriculum
  • Math Curriculum
  • Language Arts Curriculum
  • Encouraging Communication
  • Kids at Hope

3
Teachers
  • Mr. Ward-7th and 8th Grade Social Studies
  • Mrs. Pham 7th 8th Grade Science
  • Mrs. Aguilar and Ms. Hoskin -8th Grade Math
  • Mrs. Partida-7th Grade Math
  • Ms. Sadler-8th Grade Language Arts
  • Mr. Cole-7th Grade Language Arts

4
Social Studies
  • Mr. Ward

5
Social Studies Curriculum
  • In high school, the focus for the Freshman and
    Sophomore years is Reading and Mathin
    preparation for state testing.
  • Most students wont have a Social Studies class
    until their Sophomore year.
  • How do we prepare students for these classes and
    keep them involved in history?

6
Social Studies Curriculum
  • American History
  • Government and Civics
  • Economics
  • Research Paper
  • New Curriculum

7
Supporting Social Studies
  • Read the newspaper with them
  • Watch the news with them
  • Talk about what is going on in the world
  • Talk about voting issues when it is voting time
  • Talk to them about the historical experiences you
    have lived through

8
Mrs. Pham
Science
9
Science Curriculum
  • All Freshman must take one semester of Integrated
    Science
  • Curriculum matches 7th and 8th Grade Science
    Standards
  • Students will be taking Science AIMS in 8th Grade
    until further notice.

10
8th Grade Science Topics
  • Physical Motion and Energy
  • Diversity of Life
  • Chemical Interaction
  • Cells Heredity

11
7th Grade Science Topics
  • Space Science
  • Earths Surface
  • The Changing Earth
  • Ecology
  • Life Over Time

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Supporting Science
  • Review the days lessons every evening
  • Watch Science related programs
  • Discovery Health
  • Discovery Channel
  • Discuss current Science and technology
    advancements
  • Use questions that require more than an yes/no
    answer to help students develop their inquiry
    process

13
Mrs. Aguilar and Ms. Hoskin
Math
14
8th Grade Math Curriculum- Common Core Standards
  • The Number Sense (NS)
  • -Know that there are numbers that are not
    rational, and approximate them by rational
    numbers.
  • Expressions and Equations (EE)
  • -Work with radicals and integer exponents.
  • -Understand the connections between
    proportional relationships, lines, and linear
    equations.
  • -Analyze and solve linear equations and pairs
    of simultaneous linear equations.

15
8th Grade Math Curriculum-Common Core Standards
  • Functions (F)
  • -Define, evaluate, and compare functions.
  • -Use functions to model relationships between
    quantities.
  • Geometry (G)
  • -Understand congruence and similarity using
    physical models, transparencies, or geometry
    software.
  • -Understand and apply the Pythagorean
    Theorem.
  • -Solve real-world and mathematical problems
    involving volume of cylinders, cones and spheres.

16
8th Grade Math Curriculum
  • Statistics and Probability (SP)
  • -Investigate patterns of association in data.

17
Supporting Math
  • Talk to your child and ask them how they feel
    about the math they are learning in class.
  • Encourage your student to ask for help while they
    are completing their class work.
  • Begin to familiarize yourself with the Common
    Core Standards for your childs grade level.
  • Khan Academy
  • Engage New York is available on-line.

18
Mrs. Partida
7th Grade Math
19
7th Grade Math Curriculum
  • Ratios and Proportionality (RP)
  • -Analyze proportional relationships and use
    them to solve real world and mathematical
    problems.
  • Number Sense (NS)
  • -Apply and extend previous understandings of
    operations with fractions.
  • Expressions and Equations (EE)
  • -Use properties of operations to generate
    equivalent expressions.

20
7th Grade Math Curriculum
  • Geometry (G)
  • -Solve real life and mathematical problems
    involving angle measure, area, surface area and
    volume.
  • Statistics and Probability (SP)
  • -Investigate chance processes and develop,
    use, and evaluate probability models.

21
Ms. Sadler
8th Grade Language Arts
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Reading Curriculum
  • Reading Standards of Literature (RL)
  • Key Ideas and Details
  • Craft and Structure
  • Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
  • Range of Reading Level of Text Complexity
  • Reading Standards for Informational Text (RI)
  • Key Ideas and Details
  • Craft and Structure
  • Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
  • Range of Reading Level of Text Complexity
  • New Curriculum

23
Supporting Reading
  • Encourage your student to read within their
    Lexile Range
  • Read with your student
  • Read to your student
  • Talk about articles or books you have read lately
  • Ask your student questions about what they are
    reading
  • Discuss ways that you use reading in your job and
    everyday life

24
Mr. Cole
7th Grade Language Arts
25
Writing Curriculum
  • Writing (W)
  • Text Types and Purposes
  • Production and Distribution of Writing
  • Research to Build and Present Knowledge
  • Thinking Maps
  • Language (L)
  • Conventions of Standard English
  • Knowledge of Language
  • Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

26
Supporting Writing
  • Encourage your student to write
  • Be a proofreader for your student
  • Read your students final stories and essays
  • Share your own writing with your student
  • Discuss ways that you use writing in your job and
    everyday life
  • Give your student opportunities to help you write
    directions, lists, emails, letters, etc

27
Responsibility Cards Agendas
Encouraging Communication
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Agendas
  • Students must have their agenda everyday.
  • Students must have their agenda signed every
    night.
  • Agendas are signed by teachers every day in every
    class.
  • Overall agenda checks are done by the homeroom
    teacher on Wednesday.

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Responsibility Card Codes
Infraction Codes What they mean
OT Off Task
T Talking
FG Food or Gum
TECH Technology
D Defiance/Disruption
NP Not Prepared
MISC Other as Needed (ex Leaving w/out permission)
L Late
U Uniform Violation
SD Skipped Detention
NS No Parent Signature
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Communication with Agendas and Responsibility
Cards
  • Check agendas and Responsibility Cards each
    night.
  • Please look for notes in the agenda.
  • Feel free to write notes for a teacher in the
    agenda.
  • Email or call if you have additional questions or
    concerns.
  • Responsibility Cards will need to be signed if
    your child receives an infraction code.

31
Questions
  • Feel free to contact us at any time in the
    future.
  • Email and agendas are the best form of
    communication for us.
  • We ask that you call the teachers before or after
    school as we are teaching between 735-300.
  • Emails

Teacher Email Address
Mrs. Aguilar and Ms. Hoskin taguila_at_avondale.k12.az.us
Mrs. Partida mpartid_at_avondale.k12.az.us
Mr. Ward mward_at_avondale.k12.az.us
Mrs. Pham tpham_at_avondale.k12.az.us
Ms. Sadler tsadler_at_avondale.k12.az.us
Mr. Cole pcole_at_avondale.k12.az.us
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Kids At Hope
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Kids At Hope
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