7TH GRADE SCIENCE SYLLABUS

MS. ADAY
(1st Quarter)
“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for
Contact Information tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop
Teacher: Jamie Aday
Email: jladay@jmcss.org questioning.” -Albert Einstein
Room: 13

Grading & Instruction Textbook & Materials Course Description and
60% Assessments Prerequisites
30% Classwork/Projects Tennessee Holt Science & Technology
10% Daily Work ★ This course is correlated with
You will earn grades in the Interactive Notebook (Spiral) the Tennessee 7th Grade
following areas: Science Standards. This is an
• Lab Simulations integrated year long course
• Class work Remind 101 involving Inquiry, Technology
• Test/Quizzes Text #: 81010 & Engineering, Life Science,
• Homework Message Code: Physical Science, and Earth
• Projects 1st period @eeg4g72
Science.
• Interactive Notebook 2nd period @h2279c
5th period @83227b9 ★ Students must have
Check successfully passed 6th grade
6th period @6e6kab
• Guided & Independent Science course.
7th period @7thsce
Practice 8th period @38bh23e

Rules and Consequences 1st Quarter Standards
P-Punctual
O-Orderly
★ Force and Motion (4 weeks)
W-Work Hard
o Apply proper equations to solve
E-Engaged
basic problems pertaining to
R-Respectful
distance, time, speed and velocity.
Consequences:
1st-Warning
o Identify and explain how Newton’s
2nd-In-Class Consequence Laws of Motion apply to the
3rd-Begin Step Sheet Process movement of objects.
(Major offense = immediate referral) ★ Simple Machines (2 weeks)
o Differentiate between the six simple
machines.
Miscellaneous ★ Work (3 weeks)
★ Students maintain an interactive notebook in which a
grade sheet is included. o Determine the amount of force
needed to do work using different
★ Parents have access to all attendance and grade
information via PowerSchool.
simple machines.
★ Embedded Inquiry & Technology
★ All assignments can be found on my page on the school
website.
Parent and Student Contract:

PARENT: Please sign showing you have read and understand the class policies and
procedures on the previous pages. On a daily or regular schedule, try to ask what
your son/daughter learned in class and to see their interactive notebook and grade
sheet. As a reminder, the fastest way to contact me is via email.

Print Name: _______________________________________

Sign:_____________________________________________

Contact Number: ( ) ___________ - __________________

Contact Number: ( ) ___________ - __________________

E~Mail:_________________________________________@____________

STUDENT: I have read and understand the class policies and procedures on the
previous pages. I promise to abide by these guidelines and to provide writing,
homework and returned work to my parent(s) or guardian(s) on a regular basis and
discuss the lesson from class when asked.

Print name: _______________________________________

Sign: _______________________________________________

If you are overwhelmed or are having trouble, talk to me immediately. It is better to
approach me for extra help than to wait until work is late or not to do it at all. I am
here to help you any way I can.
Success takes TEAMWORK!

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