Remember: We are on a block schedule Monday through Thursday this week. Friday is a normal day with all 7 classes!
On Level Science Classes:
M/T: Review for Unit Test; ~Almost there Test; ~Crossword puzzle packet; ~Complete Ch. 8 & 9 study guide
W/R: Final Q & A before the unit test; ~Unit Test (via scantron); ~Intro to Water; ~Beach ball activity; ~Water demonstration using cylinders; ~Begin discussing oceans & basic water; ~Complete notes via powerpoint
F: Finish the notes from Wed/Thurs.; ~Video of zones of the ocean & salinity in the ocean; ~Complete video notes;~Discuss video in class talk
HOMEWORK: Project due on Friday, December 12th
M/T: Study for the test
AC Science Class
M/T: AC ~Types of Volcanoes handout; ~Video clips of volcanoes; ~Review for the unit test; ~Crossword puzzle packet; ~Complete Ch. 8 & 9 study guide
W/R: AC ~Geology Unit Test; ~Game Activity; ~Play various students games that relate to the geology unit; ~Students can peer assess the games they play
AC: F ~Game Activity; ~Play various students games that relate to the geology unit; ~Students can peer assess the games they play
HOMEWORK: AC Game project due Friday, December 12th. For 5 points extra credit, it must be submitted by Wednesday, December 10th!
T: Finish volcano cloze notes if not completed; ~Review 3 types of volcanoes; ~video clips over types of volcanoes; ~Images of 3 different types; ~Explain the in-class activity (bring coloring supplies)
W: In Class Activity on Volcanoes; ~Create a Tri-A-Rama on the 3 types of volcanoes; ~choose 1 type to create the outer and inner diagram of the volcano and explanation with examples; ~Must include: examples, eruption type, how it forms, Base/side/area information, & other interesting facts
R: Finish In Class Activity on Volcanoes; ~Create a Tri-A-Rama on the 3 types of volcanoes; ~choose 1 type to create the outer and inner diagram of the volcano and explanation with examples; ~Must include: examples, eruption type, how it forms, Base/side/area information, & other interesting facts
F: Volcano Quiz (mainly vocab & basics); ~Volcano Video; ~Class discussion over video
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T: USGS Plotting of Earthquakes in Real Time; ~Complete 2 handouts over plotting and explanations of earthquakes; ~Class discussion over earthquakes
W: Read over chapter 8 sections 2 & 3 (abridged info); ~Complete a combined guided reading over 8.2 & 8.3; ~Work with table partners to complete; ~Class discussion
R: Computer Lab Day for project; ~Work on differentiation project over plate tectonics; ~Type of work that is needed; ~Research info
F: Earthquake Quiz (mainly vocab & basics); ~Earthquake Video; ~Class discussion over video
M: review notes T: Complete activity WS from class if not completed & review notes W: Complete the guided reading activity & Study for EQ quiz Friday R: Study for EQ quiz F: Work on project due December 11th
AC Science Class:
M: AC ~ Review Game for chapter 7; ~Jeopardy; ~20 Questions; or ~White Board quiz
Be sure to practice your Plate Tectonic Vocabulary for this Unit!!!
T: AC Summative Assessment onChapter 7 Plate Tectonics; ~Complete Earthquake Vocabulary post test
W: AC ~go over Unit Assessment; ~Group students for project; ~Begin hard copy plans for Designing the Earthquake Safety Building; ~Read Earthquake Safety (8.3) and take jot notes; ~Begin a rough sketch of building in addition to plans and outline of materials needed and write it up using the Scientific method
R: AC ~Continue with the In Class Project: Designing an Earthquake Building; ~Build the actual design; ~Writing up the plans to submit for final grade
AC: F ~testing the Earthquake Building design; ~Earthquake Movie (if time);~Movie discussion; ~Read Earthquake article & answer questions; ~Discuss answers whole group
M: Study for unit test T: Complete earthquake vocabulary from class W: research for in class project R: review F: enjoy the break!