**Sixth Grade Social Studies--**Students will review for their unit test on Monday and Tuesday. Students were given a study guide to help them understand the format of the test and the material we have covered. The unit test will be on Wednesday, October 31st. We will be taking it in the afternoon instead of the morning because of the student of the month assembly.

**Sixth Grade Math--**Students will begin chapter three next week. The focus of chapter three will be decimals. We will be writing, adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing decimals. Students will need to know place value from the millions to the millionths place. Some students find graph paper and rulers helpful during this unit for organization of numbers and place value. Have your student bring these items to class if they would like to use them.

**Seventh Grade Math**— Students were given a list of benchmark fractions and their conversions. On Monday, students will have to fill in a chart based on those benchmarks. Students will need to have them memorized in order to complete the quick quiz on time. Students will review for their unit test on Monday and Tuesday. Students were given a study guide to help them review the skills covered in this chapter. Chapter two will end with an assessment on Wednesday, October 31st.

**Eighth Grade Math--**To conclude the quarter, the eighth graders will have a test on sections of chapter three. Students will not be tested on the scientific notation sections. Scientific notation will be its own unit and have a separate test. Students should be prepared for the test by practicing problems, using the student resource tab in their text book and review assignments from the chapter. The only way to improve skills is to practice them.

**Algebra--**Students will begin chapter four next week. Chapter 4 focuses on functions, rules and graphs. Students will learn how to use the website Desmos, explore graphing and functions, and make connections between information given and the representations they create.