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back to school night

  1. 1. Murchison Middle Back to School Night Welcome! Mr. Christopher Aparicio, M.A. Grade 8 science Team: Phantastic Four
  2. 2. Things you can do to ensure a successful 8 th grade year: <ul><li>Read your young adult’s agenda! </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t just ask if they had homework, ask to see it! </li></ul><ul><li>Ask questions like, “I see from your agenda that today you worked on ‘Dead guys of Chemistry’. Tell me all about it.” </li></ul><ul><li>And… </li></ul><ul><li>“ What topic do think you’ll cover next?” </li></ul><ul><li>Ask daily! </li></ul>
  3. 3. Ensuring a good year… <ul><li>I enter grades once a week (if I’m lucky!) so… </li></ul><ul><li>Make a habit of checking Gradespeed . </li></ul><ul><li>Ask and check with the student first! </li></ul><ul><li>Students are required to enter grades into their own notebook. They are up to date with their current grade. </li></ul><ul><li>Email me when you have a question: </li></ul>
  4. 4. [email_address] My web page is http://murchison.typepad.com/aparicio
  5. 5. Grade 8 Science Syllabus * <ul><li>Highlights include : </li></ul><ul><li>Chemistry/Physics </li></ul><ul><li>Composition of the Universe </li></ul><ul><li>Earth, Sun and Moon systems/ Weather Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Earth’s Features/Interactions with Ecosystems </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 8 Science projects are due the week of December 6 th . (Accelerated class only) </li></ul><ul><li>8 th graders will take the Science portion of the TAKS exam in April. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Grading Policy – Grade level Science <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Class work Homework </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Regular 90% 10% </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-AP 85% 15% </li></ul><ul><li>Accelerated 70% 10% </li></ul>
  7. 7. Tutorial times <ul><li>Monday thru Friday </li></ul><ul><li>3:30 – 4:15PM </li></ul>
  8. 8. Quiz Time! <ul><li>Murchison is an IBMYP school and grade 8 incorporates rigorous standards and challenges to all students. T or F </li></ul><ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>2. As a parent you have a right to be involved in your child’s educational accomplishment, (and be nosey too!). T or F </li></ul><ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>3. Contacting Mr. Aparicio can only be done through email. T or F </li></ul><ul><li>False! (phone calls get answers too  841-1418) </li></ul><ul><li>4. Students will never know their current grade for this class. T or F </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul>

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