On Tuesday Sept 23rd, the class will be completing a candy lab over rocks. I am in short supply of some of the candy. Could anyone please donate butterfingers (small ones) or chocolate chip cookies (any kind)?
Please bring them by Monday Sept 22nd. Thanks to everyone you donates.
Here is the information on the AC project for the Regions of Georgia. Below you will find a copy of the rubric, the Think-Tac-Know, and the resources. Remember: you must use at least 5 resources to be eligible to receive a 100%!
NO COPY & PASTE...WILL RESULT IN A ZERO for plagiarism.
View my Padlet about rocks and the rock cycle. If you post a link, image, video, etc...you can receive a treat/surprise in class the next day. Reviewing this will help you prepare for the Rock Quest this Friday! The password required is the word rock.
T: Using sedimentary notes, partners will complete the Sedimentary rock mind map; ~Whole group discussion over the answers; ~Observations and introduction to Metamorphic rocks; ~Create an observation sheet via 4 square foldable; ~Discussion over the observations
AC: Create a Sedimentary Rock visual booklet (using interpretive illustrations)
~BYOD with metamorphic rock observations
W: Metamorphic Rock Notes; ~Cloze notes via powerpoint; ~Complete Bubble map
Monday: Review for the Mineral Test (play various games including Head Bands & 20 Questions); Review answer for the study guide (**HW: Study for Mineral Test**)
AC:Review Study Guide and ch. 3 section 3 portion of the study guide; complete game review (**HW: Study for Mineral Test)
Tuesday: Mineral Unit Test; complete ch. 4 vocabulary after the test (**HW: Complete ch. 4 vocab)
AC: Mineral Unit Test (with essay); complete ch. 4 and additional term vocabulary assignment (**HW: Complete the ch. 4 & extended assignment vocabulary)
Wednesday: Read Rocks: An Intro Reading and complete the guided questions that correlate to the reading; Read ch. 4, section 1 aloud (p. 90-97); Complete guided reading questions from the text (**HW: Study notes & all vocab terms)
AC: Read and Intro reading about Rocks; complete the reading of ch. 4, section 1; complete the guided reading and activity (ALL independently)(**HW: Study notes & vocab)
Thursday: Complete the ch. 4 Rock notes complete with illustrations and mind map images (**HW: Study notes & vocab)
AC: Complete notes & create a mind map about the types of rocks and generalized information (**HW: Study notes & vocab)
Friday:Rock Cycle graphic organizer completion; Create your own Rock Cycle illustration (**HW: Complete the rock cycle illustration in COLOR!**)
AC: Rock Cycle graphic organizer & explanation; create your own version of the rock cycle with colorful illustration and essay explaining the stages of the cycle and how it works. (**HW: Complete the rock cycle illustration in color along with the essay explaining the way the rock cycle works!**)