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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!
M: AC Read chapter 7, section 4 on Faults/Folds whole group; ~Discussion over the folds/faults; ~Complete guided reading and illustration page over faults/folds; ~Illustrate the folds & faults; ~Work in partners to complete
T: AC ~Faults & Folds Foldable or Booklet; ~Cover the 3 types of faults; ~Cover the stresses that cause the faults; ~Create an illustration for each fault; ~Discuss relationships of the hanging & footwall
W: AC ~Mountain Building; ~PowerPoint Notes & discussion on mountain building; ~Discussion over various examples of mountains; ~Powerpoint Note Activity
R: AC ~Mountains article on mtn building with questions; ~Complete illustrations that correlate with questions; ~Begin Review activities via packet covering: faults, continental drift, plate boundaries, lithospheric plates; & earth’s interior
AC: F Working class day for review for unit test; ~Continue working on packet from Thursday; Go over packet & explain it counts as a completion grade; ~Complete study guide over chapter 7
On Level Homework:
M: Finish the Study Guide & vocab handout T: Study for Unit test Thursday W: Study for Unit test Thursday R: Complete the Earthquake Vocab F: none
M: Review notes T: Work on Booklet W: Review notes~ Test next week R: Work on Packet F: Complete Study guide