to college and earned my Master’s degree
Tiger Team in Reading. I later went back to
school…again …and earned my gifted
Newsletter endorsement and added on middle school
November 10, 2010 certification! I am currently working on my
leadership degree at Albany State
University! I have three beautiful children,
well 4 if you include Jody, my husband!
Their names and ages are Marley 10, Drew
7, and Eden 2. Yes you’re right… I am an
extremely busy woman!!! In my free time
(what’s that???) I enjoy exercising such as
Don’t Forget! running and aerobics, photography, and
November 11 Veteran’s Day Assembly just relaxing!!! Most importantly I love
November 15 Donuts 4 Mom & Dad being a mommy and I’m so thankful to have
the best job in the world!
ALL 7th grade students have a math project
Thanks so much for giving me the
due on Monday, November 15th.
opportunity to teach your child! I look
November 17 Spelling Bee forward to the rest of the year and many
Nov. 22-26 Thanksgiving Break more to come!
November 29 Science Fair Projects due Mrs. Singletary
December 6 PTO/Band Concert
Dec.8-10 Georgia Studies’ Trip
December 14 Best Christmas Pageant
Dec. 13-17 Post-tests/Benchmarks
TEACHER Social Studies
For the 2nd 9 weeks, 7th Grade social studies
Spotlight: focuses on Southern and Eastern Asia (India,
Mrs. Michael China, Japan, Vietnam, Indonesia, North and
South Korea). We are studying the
Singletary geography, government, religions, economy,
Hi! Mrs. Singletary and history of these countries. You can view
here!!! I can’t stress enough how excited the Georgia Standards on this area on the
I am to become a part of the Tiger Team!!! web at www.georgiastandards.org .
I have enjoyed every second here at WMS!
I attended college at Thomas firstname.lastname@example.org (English)
University where I earned my Bachelor’s email@example.com (science)
degree in Early Childhood Education. firstname.lastname@example.org (reading)
During my first year teaching I went back email@example.com (math)
7th Grade Science 7th Grade
7th Grade Tiger team students are beginning
their study of genetics. We are learning how
certain traits are passed down through The 7th grade had a
generations. We will create baby pets to blast finishing up the
show how dominate and recessive genes are Outsiders! We ended the book with a bank
passed on. We will look at adaptations and by having an “Outsiders Day” where we
mutations to understand how and why change watched the movie and even dressed up like
occurs. our favorite characters!!! We are currently
working on our “Hero Project” which will give
7th Grade English students the opportunity to analyze
The power of persuasion is abuzz character traits of a hero while having loads
as students practice using various of fun in the process. This activity will
persuasive strategies in writing, speaking, incorporate technology as well as media.
and viewing. Persuasive / opinion essays are (ELA7R1) Throughout the rest of the nine
being written and commercials will be week period we will be focusing on
developed to enhance these important skills. accelerated and highly suspenseful short
(ELAW1,2,4) Grammatically, we are stories as we take a closer look at irony,
exploring the world of phrases (prepositional, foreshadow, symbolism, tone, and mood just
participial, gerund, infinitive, and appositive) to name a few!!! (ELA8R1)
and will soon begin clauses (independent,
subordinate, adjective, adverb, and noun).
(ELAC1a,b,f) Knowledge of these is helping
7th Grade Math
students become more effective and
polished writers and speakers. As we We have completed our unit on “Rational
develop public speaking skills, sixth grade Reasoning”. Some students may need to
students are reciting “The New Colossus” by continue to practice online through VMath.
Emma Lazarus, and eighth graders are The students have their user name and
presenting “This Sceptred Isle” by William passwords. I have assigned lessons to
Shakespeare. Seventh grade, your turn is complete. They may access it by going to
coming! (ELALSV1) Twenty new journal www.vmathlive.com. We will be working on
topics have been assigned and are in the the continuation of understanding
English Folder / Journal. Parents, please be expressions and equations as we look into 8th
aware that much of this writing is supposed grade math standards this week: combining
to be done at home along with grammar, like terms, distributive property, and solving
spelling/vocabulary, and other homework. for one variable in terms of another. We will
THERE IS SOME ENGLISH HOMEWORK then move into Unit 4 “Flip, Slide, and Turn”.
TO BE DONE MOST EVERY NIGHT! Please With geometric figures and transformations.
help keep your child focused to complete the Students need to make sure they are keeping
assignments on time! up with their homework.