Welcome to Mr. Baffuto's Grade 7 Webpage!
This site will be updated daily with homework assignments and other important announcements and dates.
Due Friday February 17th
Accept the invitation to your group's Google Classroom. Type up your draft into a Google Doc and edit it with your partners.
You should be using the classroom to communicate with each other and edit the document.
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
First current event is due this Monday, February 6th.
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.