Welcome to Mr. Baffuto's Grade 7 Webpage!
This site will be updated daily with homework assignments and other important announcements and dates.
April 3rd- Start bringing in your copy of Romeo and Juliet
April 12th- HALF DAY- 11:45 dismissal
No written homework for the weekend
Current Events (7th-8th grade)
On a weekly basis, with some exceptions throughout the rest of the year, you will be responsible for a current event assignment. You will type extended responses (two paragraphs, 6-7 sentence minimum) to the articles you choose that cover the following questions (in paragraph format, not Q&A):
These are CURRENT events, so you may not go back weeks, months or years to find an article. They have to be from the past 7 days.
-online or paper editions of newspapers or news magazines (emphasis on NEWS, not entertainment/gossip magazines)
-New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, BBC News, etc.
- cnn.com and other related news sites
-New York Post, Daily News, TMZ or any tabloid paper/magazine
-cannot use opinion pieces, editorials, or op-eds
4th & 7th Grade Book Drive
Jacobi Medical Center (Children's Wing)
Books for ages ranging from toddlers to 15-year-olds will be accepted.
We will be accepting books throughout the holiday season and into January.