Seventh Grade and English — Mrs. Yurk

Week of November 29th

Family Scripture: "Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God. They are brought to their knees and fall, but we rise up and stand firm" (Psalm 20:7-8).

Enjoy this week with your families, and know that God has placed us in each others' lives as blessings.


Updates from the Classes 

Christian Character Formation Project:  The Bible study and lessons throughout the week will cause us to think about this question:  How can you show courage and be a source of courage to your teammates?

  Virtue     --   COURAGE: God's power for you to overcome fear.

Family Verse: "Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God. They are brought to their knees and fall, but we rise up and stand firm" (Psalm 20:7-8).


We're continuing Elephant Run, a historical fiction novel set in Burma during WWII.  Please look for assignments on Google Classroom.  


Strong models of historical narratives written by former students are available on Google Classroom.  This past week was dedicated to in-class work time on it.  Look for the working draft of our own Historical Narratives to be due when we return from Thanksgiving break.


Unit 5 Set A due December 1st and Set B due December 3rd.  Activities will follow the week of December 7th.  The spelling test over Unit 5 will be on Friday, December 11th.

We will finish up our study of the Ten Commandments, and prepare for our first Religion test on the Ten Commandments

Memory Quiz #10 - DUE December 3rd (YURK) or 4th (KELL)

Ninth Commandment and Meaning ~ You shall not covet your neighbor's house. What does this mean? We should fear and love God so that we do not scheme to get our neighbor's inheritance or house, or get it in a way which only appears right, but help and be of service to him in keeping it.

Journal #6 -  DUE December 3rd (YURK) or 4th (KELL)

What is your most valuable possession? What if that possession was gone? How would you feel? What would you do to get it back? How does realizing that everything we have is really a gift that God has given us change the way we approach our possessions? 

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me!


Mrs. Butz


Updated Sermon Note form


Social Studies:

We will be working on an Exploration iMovie project this week.

Math Minute from Mrs. Schumann

This week in math we will cover these topics:  the distributive property, repeating decimals, changing decimals to fractions, fractions to decimals and percents to decimals, taking a closer look at our division answers, and dividing by a decimal.  If there is time, we will discuss why Claire likes Christmas music and why Mrs. Schumann likes Cheetos. 


This week in 7th grade, we are learning about Creation/Evolution and the Classification of Living Things.   No tests or major assignments this week!


Dialogue skills, telling time basics, and more practice with numbers.


Fischer Music presented their google slides project on their favorite genre and artist.


We just completed learning how to write professional business letters.  Now it's the student's turn to actually write a letter to a company of their choice and mail it off.  Letters will be written the first two days of the new school week.  Our final chapter in Word, creating infographics, will take us through the rest of the week.  


5-8 P.E.  Curl Up and Push Up testing

As always, should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to be in touch.  I'd love to meet with you.

Have a wonderful week!

Mrs. Yurk