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Leslie Kurtz
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Monday, August 22 - Discuss observations and inferences, Observation / inference lab
H.W.  Notebook cover due Friday

Tuesday, August 23 - Footprints, trash talk, begin cartoons
H.W.  Notebook covers due Friday, comics due tomorrow

Wednesday, August 24 - Principal talk
H.W.  Notebook cover due Friday

Thursday, August 25 - Discuss rules and procedures, remind 101 setup, set up clocks, Paper towers
H.W.  Notebook cover due tomorrow

Friday, August 26 - Discuss qual. vs quant. observations, begin lab stations
H.W.  None

Monday, August 29 - Complete stations, begin vocabulary
H.W.  Complete Vocabulary cards - due tomorrow

Tuesday, August 30 - Labsy-know-it-all, safety contracts, safety rules, classroom drawing
H.W.  Complete safety drawing - due tomorrow

Wednesday, August 31 - Lab safety scenarios, review activity, pass out review sheet
H.W.  Study review sheet (TEST = FRIDAY)

Thursday, Sept. 1 - Review activities
H.W.  Study review sheet for test (TEST = TOMORROW)

Friday, Sept. 2 - TEST
H.W.  None

Monday, Sept. 5 - Holiday

Tuesday, Sept. 6 - Variables, start marble lab
H.W.  None

Wednesday, Sept. 7 - Complete marble lab, graphing strategies
H.W.  None

Thursday, Sept. 8 - Variable Rotations
H.W.  Variable Worksheet

Friday, Sept. 9 - Computer activity
H.W.  Complete computer activity

Monday, Sept. 12 - PEP RALLY SCHEDULE - MythBusters
H.W.  None

Tuesday, Sept. 13 - Learn Graphing Poem
H.W.  Memorize Graphing Poem  (Quiz = Tuesday, Sept. 20)

Wednesday, Sept. 14 - Data Tables notes and rotations
H.W.  Memorize Graphing Poem  (Quiz = Tuesday, Sept. 20)


Thursday, Sept. 15 - Graphing Notes, Begin graphing stations
H.W.  Memorize Graphing Poem  (Quiz = Tuesday, Sept. 20)


Friday, Sept. 16 - Complete graphing stations
H.W.  Study Graphing poem (Quiz = Tuesday)

Monday, Sept. 19 - Begin scientific method through Hypothesis, sci method activity
H.W.  Study graphing poem (Quiz = tomorrow)

Tuesday, Sept. 20 - Graphing poem quiz, complete sci method notes, mind map
H.W.  None

Wednesday, Sept. 21 - Complete Mind Map, begin Process Writing
H.W.  Complete Process Writing

Thursday, Sept. 22 - Toothpick Lab, Sci Method scenario #1 (as a class), begin sci method scanrion by self
H.W.  Complete scientific method scenario sheet

Friday, Sept. 23 -  iPad sci method quiz and discuss, ??
H.W.  None

Monday, Sept. 26 - Sammy Lab, review
H.W.  Study review sheet  (test = Friday)

Tuesday, Sept. 27 - Scientific Method Lab
H.W.  Study review sheet (Test = Friday)

Wednesday, Sept. 28 - Scientific Method Lab
H.W.  Study Review sheet, complete experiment paper

Thursday, Sept. 29 - Review stations
H.W.  Study review sheet (test = tomorrow)

Friday, Sept. 30 - TEST
H.W. None

Monday, October 3 - Video (Two Truths and a Lie)
H.W.  None

Tuesday, October 4 - Pass out scuba information, parts of a microscope
H.W.  None

Wednesday, Oct. 5 - Letter "e" lab
H.W.  None

Thursday, Oct. 6 - Alive or Not
H.W.  None

Friday, Oct. 7 - Unknown World
H.W.  None

Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 10-11 - OFF

Wednesday, Oct. 12 - Characteristics of Living Things Envelope notes, Matching activity
H.W.  None

Thursday, Oct. 13 - Jenga, Philosophical Chairs
H.W. None

Friday, Oct. 14 - Levels of Organization, Clock Activity, Song
H.W.  None

Monday, Oct. 17 - Counselor to talk to classes for half of period, Bill Nye (Cells)
H.W.  None

Tuesday, Oct. 18 - Learn about respiratory system, details for scuba
H.W.  Don't forget to bring a change of clothes and a towel for scuba tomorrow!

Wednesday, Oct. 19 - SCUBA!!!
H.W.  None

Thursday, Oct. 20 - Tissue Lab with microscopes
H.W.  None

Friday, Oct. 21 - Computer activity (introduction to organic compounds)
H.W.  Complete computer activity

Monday, Oct. 24 - Begin Organic Compounds notes, puzzles, activity
H.W.   None

Tuesday, Oct. 25 - Complete Organic Compound notes, begin stations
H.W.  None

Wednesday, Oct. 26 - Complete stations
H.W.  None

Thursday, Oct, 27 - STAT
H.W.  None

Friday, Oct. 28 - Video
H.W. None

Monday, Oct. 31 - Halloween Stations
H.W.  None

Tuesday, Nov. 1 - Begin major projects
H.W.  Bring any necessary supplies for projects

Wednesday, Nov. 2 - Continue major projects
H.W.  Bring any necessary supplies for projects

Thursday, Nov. 3 - Complete major projects
H.W.  None

Friday, Nov. 4 - Review sheet
H.W.  Complete review sheet (Test = Tuesday)

Monday, Nov. 7 - Review stations
H.W.  Study review sheet (Test = tomorrow)

Tuesday, Nov. 8 - TEST
H.W.  None

Wednesday, Nov. 9 - Rotation Cell Notes, Discuss notes, sidewalk Chalk activity
H.W.  None

Thursday, Nov. 10 - Cell Cafe, begin Cell City Paper
H.W.  Complete Cell City Paper

Friday, Nov. 11 - Cell Walk, video
H.W.  None

Monday, Nov. 14 - Playdough activity for cell models, Photosynthesis Notes
H.W.  None

Tuesday, Nov. 15 - Cell Computer activity
H.W.  Complete computer activity - due tomorrow

Wednesday, Nov. 16 - Photosynthesis Activity (Show me...), learn Cell Theory
H.W.  None

Thursday, Nov. 17 - Foldables
H.W.  Complete foldables, if necessary

Friday, Nov. 18 - Magic School Bus Gets Planted, Cell Games
H.W.  None

Monday, Nov. 21 - 

Tuesday, Nov. 22 - Set up cups for phototropism, Photosynthesis Game
H.W.  Complete Human Body Worksheet - Due Tuesday, November 29

Monday, Nov. 28 - Homeostasis Notes, ABCD Game
H.W.  None

Tuesday, Nov. 29 - Human Body Worksheet due, Homeostasis Stations 1 & 2, Egg Lab Day 1
H.W.  None

Wednesday, Nov. 30 - Homeostasis Stations 4 & 5, Egg Lab Day 2
Homework - None

Thursday, Dec. 1 - Homeostasis Stations 3 & 6, Egg Lab Day 3
H.W.  None

Friday, Dec. 2 - Egg Lab Day 4, Homeostasis Pop-Quiz
H.W.  None

Monday, Dec. 5 - Review Sheet
H.W.  Complete REview Sheet  (Test = Wednesday)

Tuesday, Dec. 6 - Get key to review sheet, review stations
H.W.  Study key to review sheet (Test = TOMORROW)

Wednesday, Dec. 7 - TEST
H.W. None

Thursday, Dec. 8 - Hour of Code
H.W.  None

Friday, Dec. 9 - Vocabulary (Systems of the Human Body) Cards, video
H.W.  None

Monday, Dec. 12 - Skeletal, Muscular, and Integumentary Notes, Diagram, Broken Bones Video
H.W.  None

Tuesday, Dec. 13 - Chicken Wing Lab
H.W.  None

Wednesday, Dec. 14 - Monstrous Digestive System Lab, begin review sheet
H.W.  Complete review sheet - due tomorrow

Thursday, Dec. 15 - Receive key to review sheet, Digestive System Notes, Cracker Lab
H.W.  Study key to review sheet (FINAL = MONDAY)

Friday, Dec. 16 - = make index card, review game
H.W.  Study key to review sheet (FINAL = MONDAY)

Monday, Dec. 19 - FINAL
H.W.  None

Tuesday, Dec. 20 - Computer Lab
H.W.  Have a happy holiday!

Thursday, Jan 5 - Nervous System video
H.W.  None

Friday, Jan. 6 - Notes and activities covering nervous and circulatory systems
H.W.  None

Monday, Jan. 9 - Nervous System Stations
H.W.  None

Tuesday, Jan. 10 - Circulatory System race with questions
H.W.  None

Wednesday, Jan. 11 - Respiratory System notes and lab
H.W.  None

Thursday, Jan. 12 - Endocrine System notes and vocab activity
H.W.  None

Friday, Jan. 13 - Excretory System notes and activity (model)
H.W.  None