Mrs. Jacobsen


Week of June 3

posted May 29, 2019, 12:25 PM by Sherry Jacobsen

Science
Monday:  Rain Gardens Work
              
Tuesday: Start a Field study
                Taking a Look Outside
                Read p. E 74-75
                  
Wednesday:  Make observations for field study
               
Thursday: Make connections of study with food web

Friday:   End of the Year field trip

Jacobsen Literacy
Monday:  Work Day

Tuesday: Editing papers for Portfolio    
                             
Wednesday: Editing and printing papers for Portfolio
                  
Thursday: Locker Clean Out
            Assemble Portfolios
                                                   
Friday: End of the Year field trip

Week of May 27

posted May 29, 2019, 12:20 PM by Sherry Jacobsen

Science
Monday:  No School

Tuesday: Dissect Owl Pellets
                *All missing work due 5/31

Wednesday:  Classification of bones
            *All missing work due 5/31

Thursday Assemble skeleton
                   Create Food Web
                    *Wear/Bring long pants and close toed shoes
                  *All missing work due 5/31

Friday:  Transect rain garden plot
                *All Work Due Today
Literacy
Monday: No School

Tuesday:Field Trip
             *Journals #1-7 due 5/31
             *Reading Log due 5/31
          
Wednesday: Mini-Blackout Poem
               Mini-Connections to reading
               *Journals #1-7 due 5/31
             *Reading Log due 5/31

Thursday: Work Day
                mini-Making connections to text
               *Journals #1-7 due 5/31
             *Reading Log due 5/31

Friday: Poetry Reading
            Mini- Identifying with Less Likable Characters
               

Week of May 20

posted May 21, 2019, 3:14 PM by Sherry Jacobsen

Science
Monday:  Advising Joe

Tuesday: Discuss assessments
            *Email to Joe

Wednesday: Intro ecology
            Pick new seats and partners
            Analyze population graphs
          *Email to Joe         
                          
Thursday Coughing Up Clues
            Analyze owl pellets
                    
Friday: Medieval Day
            Speaker on Medieval Medicine

Literacy
Monday: Mini-Work Day on poems
           Mini-Positive or Negative story
            *Choice Journal #6 due 524
             *Read 30 minutes

Tuesday: Mini-Analyze two voices poems
          Mini-How to challenge stereotypes in text
             *Choice Journal #6 due 5/24
             *Read 30 minutes
          
Wednesday: Mini-Create a two voices poem
               Mini-Resolving to be Upstanders
                *Read 30 minutes
                *Choice Journal #6 due 5/24

Thursday: mini: Analyze 
                mini-Making connections to text
                *Read 30 minutes
                *Choice Journal #6
    
Friday: Medieval Day
                *Read 30 minutes

Week of May 13

posted May 14, 2019, 12:41 PM by Sherry Jacobsen

Science
Monday:  (Substitute) Discover how genes produce traits
            *Study Guide Review 

Tuesday: Discuss ho genes produce traits
            *Analysis p. 73 #1-3
             *Assessment 5/17

Wednesday:Create a model of when a mutations occurs
          *Analysis p. 78 #1-4
          *Assessment 5/17            
                          
Thursday Review for the Assessment
          *Assessment            
 
Friday: Take Assessment
         *Turn in missing work

Literacy
Monday: (Substitute)  Mini-Work Day
           Mini-power struggles
            *All persuasive papers due 5/8
            *Choice Journal #5 due 5/17
             *Read 30 minutes

Tuesday: Mini-Create Where I'm From poem
          Mini-When character traits collide
             *Choice Journal #5 due 5/17
             *Read 30 minutes
          
Wednesday: Mini-Analyze If I Were in Charge poem
               Mini-Connections to a group
                *Read 30 minutes
                *Choice Journal #5 due 5/17

Thursday: mini: Create If I Were in Charge poem
                mini-Group identities and traits
                *Read 30 minutes
                *Choice Journal #5 
    
Friday: Watch 8th grade play of James and the Giant Peach
                *Read 30 minutes

Week of May 6

posted May 7, 2019, 12:01 PM by Sherry Jacobsen

Science
Monday:  Finish Animal Behavior presentations
            *Analysis p. 60 #1-3
            *Study Guide Review due 5/15

Tuesday: Create critters
            *Analysis p. 53 #1-6, 8 due 5/9
             *Study Guide Review due 5/15

Wednesday:Analyze critter info
            Intro plant and animal behavior
          *Study Guide Review due 5/15              
                          
Thursday Finish plant and animal behavior
            *Analysis p. 67 #2,3
          *Study Guide Review due 5/15            
 
Friday: How do Genes Produce Traits?
            Perform lab
        *Study Guide Review due 5/15          

Literacy
Monday: Mini-peer edit
           Mini-healthy vs unhealthy relationships
            *All persuasive papers due 5/8
            *Choice Journal #4 due 5/10
             *Read 30 minutes

Tuesday: Mini-Edits
          Mini-Actions and Reactions
             *Choice Journal #4 due 5/10
             *Read 30 minutes
          
Wednesday: Mini-Poetry
               Mini-Thoughtful Club work
                *Read 30 minutes
                *Choice Journal #4 due 5/10

Thursday: mini: Where I'm From poem
                STAR test
                *Read 30 minutes
                *Choice Journal #4 due 5/10
    
Friday: Mini-If I Were in Charge of the World poem
            Mini-Who Power Affects Relationships
                *Read 30 minutes

Week of April 29

posted May 1, 2019, 2:40 PM by Sherry Jacobsen

Science
Monday:  Show Me the Genes
            Intro mitosis
            *Analysis p. 35 #1-4
            *Permission slips due 5/1

Tuesday: Show Me the Genes
            Closer look at chromosomes, genes, and alleles
            *Analysis p. 47 #1, 3
            *Permission slips due 5/2

Wednesday:Show Me the Genes
            Closer look at chromosomes, genes, and alleles
                                             
Thursday Breeding Critters
            Analyze Skye and Poppy's other traits
                   
Friday: substitute
            Analyze animal behavior
             
Literacy
Monday: Mini-persuasive intro
            Reading project
            *All persuasive research
            *Reading project due 5/1
            *Choice Journal #3 due 5/3
             *Read 30 minutes

Tuesday: Mini-body paragraphs
          Work time on reading project
             *Choice Journal #3 due 5/3
             *Read 30 minutes
            *Reading project due 5/1

Wednesday: Finish body paragraphs
                Intro social issues unit
                *Read 30 minutes
                *Choice Journal #3 due 5/3

Thursday: mini: counterclaim and conclusion
                Get social issue book
                *Read 30 minutes
                *Choice Journal #3 due 5/3
    
Friday: Substitute
                 self edit persuasive paper
                Continue story of Will and Skip
                *Read 30 minutes

Week of April 22

posted Apr 22, 2019, 11:44 AM by Sherry Jacobsen

 Science
Monday:  No School

Tuesday: Discover genotypes and phenotypes
            Homozygous and Heterozygous
            *Analysis p. 24 #1-4
            *Permission slips due 5/1

Wednesday: Practice making Punnett squares
        *Permission slips due 5/1
         *Analysis p. 30 #1-5 skip 3
                                             
Thursday: Who is Gregor Mendel?
            Do Stop and Thinks #1-3
            *Analysis p. 35 #1-4
            *Permission slips due 5/1

Friday: Discover mitosis
            Do Stop and Think #1-3       
            *Permission slips due 5/1


                     
Literacy
Monday: No School
           
Tuesday: Mini lesson on powerful statistics
          Work time on reading project
             *Choice Journal #1 due 4/18
             *Read 30 minutes

Wednesday: Research statistics/facts/quotes
               Work time on reading project
                *Read 30 minutes
                *Choice Journal #1 due 4/18

Thursday:Research statistics/facts/quotes
               Work time on reading project
                *Read 30 minutes
                *Choice Journal #1   
    
Friday: mini-writing a persuasive introduction
               Work time on reading project
                *Read 30 minutes

Week of April 15

posted Apr 15, 2019, 11:57 AM by Sherry Jacobsen   [ updated Apr 16, 2019, 12:53 PM ]

Science
Monday: Differences between sexual
            and asexual reproduction
            Read p. 13-19
            *Stop and Think #1-4

Tuesday: Discuss end of year field trips
            Work on analysis
        *Permission slips due 5/1
         *Analysis p. 19 #1-5 (skip #3)
                                             
Wednesday: Discovering recessive and dominant genes
            Read p. 21-24
            *Analysis p. 19 #1-5 (skip #3)
            *Permission slips due 5/1

Thursday: Genotype vs phenotype
            Making Punnett squares          
            *Analysis p. 24 #1-3
            *Permission slips due 5/1

Friday: No school
                     
Literacy
Monday: Set up 4th quarter choice journal
            Brainstorm ideas for persuasive paper
            Choose Sci Fi/Fantasy books
              *Choice Journal #1 due 4/18
              *Read 30 minutes
           
Tuesday: Practice using SIRS
            mini lesson on both sides of an issue
            Explain reading project
             *Choice Journal #1 due 4/18
             *Read 30 minutes

Wednesday: Choose topic
                mini lesson on strong claim
                Read/Track
                *Read 30 minutes
                *Choice Journal #1 due 4/18

Thursday: mini lesson on statistics
                Read/Track
                *Read 30 minutes
                
Friday: No School

Week of April 8

posted Apr 9, 2019, 1:55 PM by Sherry Jacobsen   [ updated Apr 9, 2019, 2:03 PM ]

Science
Monday:Discuss Results of Evolution Assessment
                                          
Tuesday:  Organization for new unit
            New seats and lab partners
            Intro Marfan Syndrome 

Wednesday: Take notes on Marfan syndrome video (Substitute)
            Watch video
            *Analysis p. 6 #1-8

Thursday: Intro Creature Features (Substitute)
            Do Stop and Think #1-3

Friday: Types of Reproduction
            Read p. 13-18
            Do Stop and Think #1-4
            *Analysis p. 19 #1-5 (skip #3)
           
Literacy
Monday: ELA Forward Testing
              *Read 30 minutes
            
Tuesday: ELA Forward Testing
              *Read 30 minutes
            
Wednesday: Math Forward Testing
                *Read 30 minutes
              
Thursday: Finish Forward Testing
                *Read 30 minutes
         
Friday: (Substitute)
            Continue looking at both sides of the issue
            Read
               *Read 30 minutes

Week of April 1

posted Apr 1, 2019, 7:47 PM by Sherry Jacobsen

Science
Monday:Discuss Organisms resistance to chemicals
            *Evolution Assessment 4/4
                                
Tuesday: Research manipulation of genes
             *Evolution Assessment 4/4

Wednesday: Review for Assessment
           *Evolution Assessment 4/4

Thursday: Evolution Assessment

Friday:  Discuss assessment
            New seats and lab partners
           
Literacy
Monday: Finish reading book club novel
              *Read 30 minutes
               *Book Club #4 4/3  
               *Book Log due 4/5    
 
Tuesday: Finish tracking pages
              Read
             *Read 30 minute
              *Book Log due 4/5 

Wednesday: Book Club #4 discussion
                Long Write #4
                Read
                *Read 30 minutes
                *Book Log due 4/5 

Thursday: Introduce persuasive papers
                Practice looking at both sides of the issue
                Read
                *Read 30 minutes
               *Book Log due 4/5 

Friday: Continue looking at both sides of the issue
            Read
               *Read 30 minutes
               

Week of March 11

posted Mar 11, 2019, 3:14 PM by Sherry Jacobsen
Science
Monday:Fossilized Footprints
            Making observations and inferences
            *Analysis p. 45 #1-3
            *Review Study Guide #1-3
                                
Tuesday: Finish  making observations and inferences
            Begin looking at Family Histories with graphs
            *Analysis p. 55 #1-4
            *Review Study Guide #4-6

Wednesday: Make bar graphs from data
            Analyze different whale skeletons
            *Review Study Guide #7-9
            *Analysis p. 60 #1,3

Thursday:Analyze embryology
              *Analysis p. 66 #1,4,6
              *Review Study Guide #10-12 

Friday:  Discuss the concept of the Sixth Extinction
           *Analysis p. 70 #1,3
            *Review Study Guide #13-15
Literacy
Monday: Book Club Discussion
                Long Write #1
                Read novel
              *Choice Journal #7 due 3/15
              *Read 30 minutes
           
Tuesday: Details matter mini lesson
              Discuss reading assessment
              Read
             *Choice Journal #7 due 3/15
             *Read 30 minutes

Wednesday: Inferences mini lesson
                Read
                *Read 30 minutes
                *Choice Journal #7 due 3/15
                *Book Club #2 3/15

Thursday: Mood/atmosphere mini lesson
                Read
                *Read 30 minutes
                *Choice Journal #7
                *Book Club #2 3/15

Friday: Book Club discussion
            Long write #2
            Read
               *Read 30 minutes
               *Book Club #3 3/20

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