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Leslie Kurtz
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Tuesday, August 29 - Observations vs. Inferences, stations
H.W. - Spiral with cover page completed - Due Friday

Wednesday, August 30 - Footprints, observation bowl, pictures of me to recreate
H.W.  Cartoons - due tomorrow
          Spiral with cover page completed - Due Friday

Thursday, August 31 - Principal Talk
H.W.  Spiral with cover page completed due tomorrow

Friday, September 1 - Rules and procedures. paper towers
H.W.  None

Monday, September 4 - Holiday

Tuesday, September 5 - Qualitative vs. Quantitative observations, begin lab stations
H.W.  None

Wednesday, September 6 - Finish stations, begin vocabulary flashcards
H.W.  None

Thursday, September 7 - Complete vocabulary flashcards, Labsy-Know-It-All demo, Safety Contract
H.W.  Complete Vocabulary flashcards, if necessary

Friday, September 8 - Receive completed review sheet (Study this for test on Tuesday!), complete A to Z lab safety
H.W.  Study review sheet (test = Tuesday)

Monday, September 11 - Discuss A to Z lab safety, Review activity, safety games
H.W. Study review sheet for test (Test = tomorrow)

Tuesday, September 12 - Lab Safety Test
H.W.  None

Wednesday, September 13 - Beginning of the Year Assessment (Not for a grade)
H.W.  None

Thursday, September 14 - Variables notes, begin Marble lab, matching activity
H.W.  none

Friday, September 15 - Mythbusters
H.W.  None

Monday, September 18 - Graphing strategies, complete Marble Lab
H.W.  None

Tuesday, September 19 - Variables Song
H.W.  None

Wednesday, September 20 - Dry erase examples, variables rotation, begin homework
H.W.  Complete variables worksheet

Thursday, September 21 - Computer activity
H.W.  Complete computer activity

Friday, September 22 - Pass out vocabulary, Begin Data Tables and Graphing Notes, Vocabulary activity
H.W.  none

Monday, September 25 - Date Table Activity
H.W.  None

Tuesday, September 26 - Complete Data Table Graphing Notes, Begin STAAR graphing questions
H.W.  None

Wednesday, September 27 - Complete STAAR graphing questions, Complete review sheet
H.W.  Complete review sheet

Thursday, September 28 - Review stations (receive key to review sheet)
H.W.  Study review sheet for test

Friday, September 29 - TEST
H.W.  none

Monday, Oct. 2 - Decomposition
H.W.  None

Tuesday, Oct. 3 - One pager - Scientific Method, Think it-Build it - Write it Lab
H.W.  Procedural writing

Wednesday, Oct. 4 - Finish notes, mind map in partners
H.W.  None

Thursday, Oct. 5 - Bubble Lab - Major Grade
H.W.  None

Friday, Oct. 6 - Complete Bubble Lab
H.W.  None

Monday, Oct. 9 - holiday

Tuesday, Oct. 10 - Decomposition, Saving Sammy, iPads
H.W.  None

Wednesday, Oct. 11 - Nasa, Living vs Nonliving
H.W.  None

Thursday, Oct. 12 - Microscope parts and functions, powers of ten, mystery pictures
H.W.  None

Friday, Oct. 13 - Letter e lab
H.W.  None

Monday, Oct. 16 - Characteristics of Life Notes, matching
H.W.  None

Tuesday, Oct. 17 - Matching, Is Sammy Still Human (phil. chairs)
H.W.  None

Wednesday, Oct. 18 - Levels of Organization Notes, Flow chart, Song
H.W.  None

Thursday, Oct. 19 - Tissue Lab
H.W.  None

Friday, Oct. 20 - Counselor Presentation, video (Unknown World)
H.W.  None

Monday, Oct. 23 - Organic Compounds Notes, puzzles, and building activity
H.W.  none

Tuesday, Oct. 24 - iPad activity
H.W.  Complete iPad activity

Wednesday, Oct. 25 - Complete Organic Compound Notes, Cut-out activity
H.W.  None

Thursday, Oct. 26 - Organic Compound Stations
H.W.  None

Friday, Oct. 27 - Review sheet, Bell Work Day 1 with dry erase boards
H.W. Complete Review Sheet

Monday, Oct. 30 - Review Stations
H.W. Study key to review sheet  (Test = Wednesday)

Tuesday, Oct. 31 - Halloween Stations
H.W.  Study key to review sheet  (Test = tomorrow)

Wednesday, Nov. 1 - TEST
H.W.  None

Thursday, Nov. 2 - Cell Notes, sidewalk chalk
H.W.  None

Friday, Nov. 3 - Kurtz's Cafe, Cell City paper
H.W.  Complete Cell City paper

Monday, Nov. 6 - Bill Nye Cells, vocab activity
H.W.  None

Tuesday, Nov. 7 - Playdoh Vocabulary activity, color cells
H.W.  Complete coloring cells

Wednesday, Nov. 8 - Cell Stations
H.W. None

Thursday, Nov. 9 - Photosynthesis Notes, Models
H.W.  None

Friday, Nov. 10 - Photosynthesis Game, cut-out activity
H.W.  None

Monday, Nov. 13 - Major Cell Project due, video
H.W.  None

Tuesday, Nov. 14 - Homeostasis Notes, set up egg lab
H.W.  None

Wednesday, Nov. 15 - Complete notes, egg lab day 2, homeostasis stations 1 and 2
H.W.  None

Thursday, Nov. 16 - Egg lab day 3, homeostasis stations 3 and 4
H.W.  None

Friday, Nov. 17 - Finish egg lab, homeostasis station, compost bin
H.W.  None

Monday, Nov. 20 - Osmosis Jones
H.W.  None

Tuesday, Nov. 21 - Osmosis Jones
H.W.  None

Wed - Fri   Nov. 22-24 - Thanksgiving Holidays

Monday, Nov. 27 - Review Sheet
H.W.  Complete review sheet

Tuesday, Nov. 28 - Review Stations
H.W.  Study the key to the review sheet  (TEST = TOMORROW)

Wednesday, Nov. 29 - TEST
H.W.  None

Thursday, Nov. 30 - Skeletal, Muscular, and Integumentary System Notes, Broken Bones video with questions
H.W.  None

Friday, Dec. 1 - Stations (Skel, Musc, and Int)
H.W.  None

Monday, Dec. 4 - Chicken Wing Lab
H.W.  None

Tuesday, Dec. 5 - Monstrous Digestive System
H.W.  None

Wednesday, Dec. 6 - Digestive System Notes and diagram, Cracker Lab
H.W.  None

Thursday, Dec. 7 - Hour of Code
H.W.  None

Friday, Dec. 8 - Circulatory System Notes, Heart Phrases activity
H.W.  None

Monday, Dec. 11 - Circulatory system Race with questions
H.W.  None

Tuesday, Dec. 12 - Brain Power
H.W.  None

Wednesday, Dec. 13 - Nervous System Notes, begin stations
H.W.  None

Thursday, Dec. 14 - Complete stations, Blind Walk, Can you detect the sound?
H.W.  None

Friday, Dec. 15 - Nervous System Activities
H.W.  None

Monday, Dec. 18 - Review Sheet for final
H.W.  Complete review sheet

Tuesday, Dec. 19 - Index card, review game
H.W.  Study key to review sheet  (FINAL = THURSDAY)

Wednesday, Dec. 20 - review game, video review
H.W.  Study key to review sheet  (FINAL = TOMORROW)

Thursday, Dec. 21 - FINAL
H.W.  None

Friday, Dec. 22 - 1/2 day, computer lab
H.W.  Have a wonderful winter holiday!!!!