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This Week at ZMS...

For the week of :   May 24 - May 28
 

Science 

This week in class the 7th Graders will be able to look at the difference between introduced and invasive species. They will also dive further into competition between organisms in an ecosystem. They will end the week using a fun digital simulator about over-population.

This week in class the 8th Graders will be looking further into the mass of orbiting bodies. They will also be using a digital simulation to further understand how our solar system works. Students will also continue with their investigations of gravity.

 

Math 

This week in 7th grade math students will continue learning about probability. We will learn about sample spaces and making inferences from data. Students will take the Star 360 Assessment on Friday.

This week in 8th grade math students will continue learning about inequalities. Students will learn how to solve and graph compound inequalities on a number line. Students will take the Star 360 Assessment on Friday.

 

Social Studies

In 7th grade Social studies the students will be starting a Native American unit.  They will be exploring the first Americans and there way of life (shelter, clothes, tools, food, etc).

 

In 8th grade Social studies students have been taking the journey west with the study of Lewis and Clark.  They will now be on the Oregon trail going west to the California rush and learning about the Manifest destiny.

 

ELA

 

7th Grade:

We will continue reading A Long Walk to Water chapters 4-6.  We will be answering questions with each chapter.  After we finish chapter 6 we will take a quiz over the first 6 chapters of the book.

 

8th Grade:

We will continue reading "A Long Walk to Water" chapters 4-6.  We will be answering questions with each chapter.  After we finish chapter 6, we will take a quiz over the first 6 chapters of the book.

 

Mr. Towne

This week in 7th/8th ELA, we are finishing our research papers on the Holocaust and learning to cite our sources.

This week in 7/8th Math, we are practicing measures of central tendency.