This week in math we will be focusing on solving two-step equations. Last week we reviewed the steps to solving one-step equations, stressing that students should always follow the same process (inverse operations applied to BOTH sides of the equal sign) in order to stay organized and to prepare them for more complex two and three-step equations. After a quiz on Wednesday, we will move on to solving inequalities. The goal is to have an inequalities quiz on Friday - I will update the site if this gets pushed back to next week.
This week in science will begin with a retake on the properties of minerals and rock types quizzes - these are only 4 and 5 questions, respectively, so missing one question will impact a student's grade by 20-25 points. They will have time to review their initial quiz to see which ones they missed. We will also conclude our unit on rocks by having a short quiz on the rock cycle. Here is a link to a diagram that explains the process. Students should have already copied this down from their science book:
We will end the week by starting our new unit on volcanoes, earthquakes, and plate tectonics. If you want to preview the material, this content appears directly after the mineral properties/types of rocks section in the science textbook.
I'm Kyle Bohle and I teach 7th grade science.