Ms. Brandi Matthis 7th Grade Science and Reading

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7th Grade Science, Mrs. Matthis

Your child’s textbook is different from most—it’s meant for students to write in it. Therefore, it is a record of learning. Look through lessons your child has completed recently, and be sure to ask lots of questions. One of the best ways for students to check on their learning is to explain it to someone else.


  • Ask your child about homework assignments and check that he or she has completed them.
  • Help your child collect materials and information for school activities.
  • Encourage computer literacy. Advise your child to use computers, tablets, or other devices in school or at the library. If you have a home computer, help your child do research online.

In this unit of study, your child will be introduced to living things, what they need to survive, and how they are classified. Your child will also learn about infectious agents, such as viruses and bacteria. In the following weeks of study, the unit will provide your child with a deepening of understanding about the characteristics of living things.

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