Written homework will only be given a few times a week however, study homework is every night. Table tents with vocabulary words and notes should be reviewed every night. Use of the student's planner/agenda book is critical for long term successes in all subjects and for their educational journey into high school. Homework 9/4/18 Read sections 1.1 &1.2 in text9/5/18 Table tents sections 1.1 study-quiz Friday9/6/18 Study for quiz answer questions page 9 of text9/7/18 First Quiz section 1.1 words9/10/18 table tents section 2 study and write if not completed9/11/18 Table texts and page 11-tan questions from text test announced for next Tuesday! All of chapter 1- cycles 1&4; Cycles 2&3 sections 1.2/1,39/12/18 Study!!9/13/18 Study for Cahoone Ball review!9/14/18 Cahoone Ball Review in class-Study for test Tuesday9/17/18-----Ms C out----Test Moved Till Thursday 9/20/189/18/18- Review for test- finish work from class on Tuesdayto check for understanding9/19/18 OFF From School9/20/18 Test Chapter 1- All Cycles- Remember early dismissal-12pm9/21/18 Early Dismissal@ 12pm 9/24/18 Questions page 34 (tan questions); Vocab- table tents chapter 2 page 33 (top of page) due tomorrow.9/25/18 Table tents chapter 2- guided notes all of page 1-front and back; cycles one and four; cycles 2 & 3 1st page of guided notes and tents9/26/18 Only Cycle 3-Copy highlighted info into copybook from pages 34-39. Tests go home to be signed tomorrow.9/27/18 All Cycles-Quiz on table tents chapter 2 page 33. Tests coming home and to be signed and returned for a 79 and below. Cycles 1 , 2, 3, & 4 - Questions from magazine----- here is the link to questions- https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MmjCy-seITVxidtMAf_EfQZ_Iq-C1TWxXwQkkzLTvoo/edit?usp=sharing Cycle 3-Worksheets on graphing from enrichment cycle due tomorrow and will be collected if you have not handed in already.10/1/18- Students are to finish any work not completed from their class. Today, we finished the last section of guided notes from your folder, we read pages 40-47, and table tents for the second section of chapter two (page 45.)10/2/18Today we worked on our guided notes for section 2.2 and the review packet Properties of Minerals that you received last Friday. Please make sure these are completed for tomorrow- All cycles.10/3/18Today we reviewed sections 1 & 2 of chapter 2. Discussed crystallization in detail and made charts in our copybooks. HW study for the quiz Friday on the vocab for section 2 chapter 2 page 45 from Monday. Cycles 1 & 4 pages 33-43 finish questions; Cycles 2 &3 pages 33-41. Don't do pages 36, 37 & 38!! **** You worked on this for 50 min and should not have much left to do if any!!!!!10/4/18Practice with reading and writing with science content in our scholastic magazines.https://digital.scholastic.com/resources/classpasscode/?app=scienceworld&state=%2Fhome-page-logged-out.html&role=classroomPassword: grassbump4039Quiz moved till Monday!10/5/18Today we worked on skills for using models, visual info in physics, constructing info from charts, and paired text exercises with our science magazines.10/8/18Quiz was given. Please complete if you have not in class your classwork. You had most of the period so you should have completed it.10/9/18Today we worked on packets, reviewed, and started talking about our lab for Thursday. Tonight, students are to research building structures on the east coast vs. west coast. Shapes that increase strength. Be prepared to discuss tomorrow.10/10/18Today we will discuss the lab tomorrow as well as finish up some classwork. Tonight, for homework, you are to continue to research the buildings and bridges but also need to do your rough draft, on white paper, of what you believe a good design for the Tennis Ball Challenge tower would look like. You need to write at the bottom why you chose this idea. The few sentences should include the words gravity, weight, support, tape, straws........ all the science related words as if you were presenting to be chosen to do this job for a company. Be sure to do all of your pre-lab questions. Remember -Interim Reports are going home today so they need to be signed and returned tomorrow!!!! 10/11/18Lab for cycles 1,2,&4. Make sure Pre & Post Lab questions are completed. As well as drawings for final design for your tower. Cycle 3- Finish 20 Question student made Quiz, if did not complete in class.11/12/18- Happy FridayCycles 1,2,4,- Lab is due Monday! Remember, -10pts of for each day late, All lab questions need to be completed and grammatically correct. Make sure you have the rough draft and god copy of your idea, your groups rough draft and good copy on graph paper, all good copies are colored and labeled. The data sheets will be given out in class on Monday as well as the order it will need to be stapled. Test is Tuesday and Cahoone ball is Monday, so classes need to study!!! 11/15/18Test moved till Wednesday!!!Labs were turned in today for cycles 1,2,&4. In class we prepared for our test by reviewing:https://docs.google.com/document/d/1b4xP3IFGXaGawrhvr8YBUaKI-JNScoE8euQY0ZF3Wi0/edit?usp=sharingThis work was to be done in your copybook.11/1618Today we reviewed for you test tomorrow. Be sure you study your questions, vocab, highlighted parts of textbook pages 33-47, guided notes, and the questions from today/yesterday. All of your enrichment pages are due tomorrow too (the ghost and jack o lanterns.)11/17/18Today was Test 1-2 Chapter 2.1-2.2. If you missed a test I need it made up immediately. No homework today. Be sure to have dance permission slips in (if invited), $1.00 for jean Friday if wish to partake. I also have many who have not handed in planner money or 10.00 for supplies for lab.10/18/18Today was a preview of sections 3 ( and section 3&4 for cycle 4.)Today, you buddy read, highlighted, did the table tents and the tan questions (don't do margin questions.) Monday we will get notes and have graphic organizers to organize all of this info.Students in all cycles who have not taken the test for chapter 2.1 &2.2 need to immediately.10/22/18We watched the Igneous Rock Video, Started our Graphic Organizer on the different rock types, made our table tents for section 2.3 (2 words-Intrusive and Extrusive), Highlighted and started the Igneous Rock packet due Friday.10/23/18Today, cycles 1&4 worked on researching and presenting the various rock samples for specific civilizations or places. Cycles 3&4 caught up on enrichment since they missed classes or had shortened classes last week (GCF/Marbles in Jar worksheet.)10/24/18Today we began section 2.4-Sedimentary Rock. We watched a video, filled in our Graphic Organizer, Highlighted and started our CW/HW-Table tents page 53, and tan questions page 53, 56, and 57. remember Igneous Rock Packet is due Friday!! Cycle 4 add- the table tent for section 2.5 (one word,) tan questions page 61, make sure section 2.5 is read and highlighted.10/29/18Today we collected your Igneous Rock Packet you have had since last Monday. Tomorrow you must have the Sedimentary and Metamorphic completed. Cycle 4 Review "student made quiz" on LL with answers for tomorrow-25Q10/30/18In class, we started the rock cycle and worked on a study guide (in copybook) to review sections 3-5 of chapter 2. Make sure it is completed for class tom.10/31/18Happy Halloween!!Today in class we checked the study guide from yesterday, all 3 packets you have been working on for the last week (Igneous, Metamorphic, and Sedimentary) Students are expected to finish their rock cycle drawing from page 64 in their text in their copybook. Make sure it is colored for tomorrow so we can discuss and fill in all parts.11/1/18In class, we discussed the rock cycle in more detail. We highlighted, drew and colored the cycle, and completed a worksheet. Please be sure the worksheet is completed for class tomorrow.11/2/18Happy Friday!!11/5/18Today we completed the 2nd day of the poster project. HW-page 61&65 complete the tan questions -we will check them since you have a test on Thursday.11/6/18Today was a review and reflection day to see what you know. We will check pages 61&65 and then work on some questions in our text. Check those for understanding and then move on to more. Homework is page 68 in textbook.11/7/18Test Review for test tomorrow11/8/18Test 1-3 sections 2.3-2.6 all cycles11/9/18Review of the Scientific Method and virtual lab activity (all but cycle 3). Remember tonight is movie night!!!11/13/18Today we watched a video about Plate Tectonics and highlighted the important parts of our textbook. Homework tan questions page 79 & 83. Table tents page 77 and 81 and be sure to have re read these sections. These w ill be checked tomorrow as you are doing your Do Now!11/14/18Today was a working day with scientific method. You are to have these Sponge Bob scenarios completed for tomorrow. 11/15/18In science today, we collected and reviewed the Scientific Method, highlighted section two of chapter 3, and watched a video explaining sea-floor spreading. In our copybooks we drew a diagram. Please make sure it is drawn and colored in your copybook for homework if you did not finish in class. Here is the link:https://docs.google.com/document/d/1xxQuy2uNXdIIYc73DpfGHHDNznzRRhmnMlSt2Iyc1ko/edit?usp=sharingRemember, tomorrow is dress for your future career day!! My homeroom also has gym tomorrow.11/19/18Today we reviewed sections 3.1 & 3.2 and completed a worksheet. HW- Cycles 1-3 finish packet. Cycle 3 is haqving a quiz on sections 3.1 &3.2. Cycle 4 has to finish their packet and also read and highlight section 3.3 for tomorrow. 11/20/18Finish worksheets11/21/18Happy Thanksgiving!!! See you on Monday11/26/18 & 11/27/18Ms. C out but you will have a test Friday all work this week is review for this test!!11/28/18Reviewed in class. If did not complete Sea-floor spreading worksheet finish for HW11/29/18Test Tomorrow Study!! If you haven't brought your conference paper back if it is not to me Monday detentions will be given!!11/30/18Today was your test for Chapter 312/3/18Ms. C was out for her sick child.12/4/18Today we started Chapter 4 Earthquakes. You did notes from google slides and should be working on completing all table tents from section 1 & 2.Here are the google slides for sect 1.https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/116HIVlUmElzyUrjkECf73vpweLnF1foNBKLIxOXZuiw/edit?usp=sharing12/5/18Today we reinforced the work from the slides and saw the videos that would not work. You completed 2 small worksheets and placed them in your copybook. Most started the table tents for sections 1 & 2. I will be checking for these tomorrow!!!12/6/18Quiz Tomorrow section 4,1 & 4.212/7/18We took our quiz! Have a great weekend!12/10/18Today we focused on Longitude and Latitude of the largest earthquakes that have hit the earth. Finish the worksheet for HW.Those who have not taken their test ad or quiz-it will be tomorrow. Also tomorrow its picture retakes for those who need them.Wednesday my homeroom has book fair at 11:30. Remember parent teacher conferences are on Thursday and Friday.12/11/18Today was a review of boundaries and the different faults. Tan questions from section 4.1 must be completed. Graham Cracker House stuff due next week!!12/12/18Today we worked on stress and waves in Earthquakes. We checked last nights HW and worked on our "Fortune Tellers" and will have our definition competition tomorrow. Study. Cycles are shortened tomorrow since we have conferences.....remember its a half day!!!!! Book Fair is open during conferences. Graham Cracker House stuff due next week!!12/13/18Conferences!! 1/2 Day30 Min cycles- Do now's, videos and definitions.Graham Cracker House stuff due next week!!12/14/18Conferences! 1/2 DayNo cycles today- "Ted Talks"- Don't for get things for Graham Cracker Houses on Tuesday.12/17/18Today we will discuss our houses for tomorrow. Tuesday is build day and Wednesday is the experiment and data day.https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bQCpUv03goHMf44cOMQ4s1oAzjWFL6KPf-7BLn8GyBs/edit?usp=sharing
12/19/18Today we simulated earthquakes on our graham Cracker Houses and enjoyed eating and dissembling them. Here are the post lab questions and data links for everyone to finish tonight in your copybook. Make sure your procedures and materials are also perfect. Remember, you need to access these links by logging on to your Northwood email.https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bQCpUv03goHMf44cOMQ4s1oAzjWFL6KPf-7BLn8GyBs/edit?usp=sharing
1/3/19Welcome Back!!We worked on the Procedure, Interactive copybook pages and your Christmas tree. Copybooks collected tom.
1/4/19Copybooks collected and we worked on finishing what we needed from the end of December
Happy New Year!! MS. C is out for a meeting. The sub gave you a worksheet packet that was done in class and is to be completed for HW. See you tom.
1/8/19Students worked on a radio scenario in class describing the Modified Mercalli Scale . Finish for homework. Test next week.
1/9/19Today, we checked Monday's packet, yesterday's radio scenario , and worked on a situational Q &A. Finish this for HW . Test next Wed.
1/10/19Today, we finished the notes and tan questions in chapter 4.3. Student's have to finish their work sheets that were distributed as well. Remember test next Wed.1/11/19Completed worksheets and tan questions check1/14/19Check worksheet and review for test.1/15/19Review for test1/16/19Test Chapter 41/17/19Finished up tests from chapter 41/18/19Fun Friday1/22/19Today, we planned started planning science fair-submitted topics for approval on index cards.https://docs.google.com/document/d/13OJifi8VVC2GJOmq9YCK02xoqVYpjz4SntEX9OldbHY/edit?usp=sharing1/23/19Today we received the 2nd book we will be working in. We highlighted and discussed Topography today. For class and homework you needed to finish your table tents from page 5, read sections 1&2, finish the 2 tan questions on page 5&9. You have a quiz on Friday on the 9 vocab words for section 1.1/24/19Today, we started chapter 1 section 2. We began a project that will be due at the end of class on Friday mapping the second floor of our building. Tomorrow quiz.1/25/19QuizFinish mapping project.1/28/19Ms.C will be out for a professional development meeting. Students will be completing a do now and science question on a handout-it will be collected. Then worksheet packets will be handed out and they need to be completed-if not completed finish for homework.1/29/19We checked the work from yesterday, highlighted chapter 1 section 3, did the table tents from pages 11 and 19. You were also to complete the tan questions on pages 13,15, 17, 21, 23. Please have all of this complete for tomorrow (you worked on this for 40 min in class so it should be minimal.)1/30/19Today we started the second section of chapter 2 book 2. We highlighted, watched a video about weathering and discussed soil. Hw-vocab in copybook top of page 47-vocab word and define.1/31/19We worked on vocab, watched a video, discussed soil for section 2 of chapter 2.2/1/19Today we discussed chemical and mechanical weathering and highlighted our textbook. You worked on your worksheets that were given today. These will be due Tuesday. Remember, Monday is Science Fair day!!!2/4/19Science Fair DayToday we finalized Questions, finished hypothesis's, and started materials. If you have not finalized things with me or have questions you need to see me asap!!2/5/19In class today, we discussed James Hutton, discussed uniformitarianism, current event-I 495 shut down, and finish working on last weeks work and today's work- worksheet-45E, Tan questions pages 39,43, 45, 49, 51, Vocab in copybook pages 39 & 47--------> all of these were one time in copybook and make sure they are labeled so you get credit!!!! This looks like a lot but we worked on this last week too and multiple people were finished in multiple cycles.2/6/19Today, we discussed and learned about green roofs and watched a Ted Talk. Students in cycles 1& 4 Researched climate correct fruit and veg for their Green Roof designs. Cycles 2 & 3, wrote 3 paragraph essays: paragraph 1- what would you want to have to eat in school that we could grow on the roof? Paragraph 2-Who would care for it and how? Paragraph 3-What chef would you want to help train our kitchen staff and make up recipes for the cafeteria? 2/7/19Field Trip to Penn Museum 2/8/19Today we finished our Green Roof Projects. Cycle 2 need to finish coloring and turn in both their essay and drawings for full credit.2/11/19Reading benchmark and 30 min cyclesScience Fair DayCycle 3- quiz tomorrow on independent and dependent variables.2/12/19Math Benchmark and 30 min cyclesDiscuss a video re:soil conservation; highlight text pages52-55Complete vocab from top of page 53 in copybook or table tents.2/13/19Movie Trip/Buffet2/14/19Valentines Day DanceNormal Class Day-Discussion of germination and work sheet chapter 2 section 3 2/15/19Fun Friday!!!1/2 Day of School for students!!2/18/19Presidents Day-Off!!!2/19/19Science Fair DayToday was Independent and Dependent Variable Slide as well as constants, Remember:
Today and remainder of the week…… dependening on weather
*Make sure slide for variables and constant complete today.
*Start procedure slide and start bringing in materials for next week.
*Chat in w/ Ms. C to make sure we are on same page for lab.
*Quiz Friday- All words chapter 2-See word wall !!!
*Worksheet from Thursday-Due this Thursday it went with section 3!!!
*Science Benchmark tomorrow or Thursday.