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Agenda for Week of 11/27/17 - 12/1/17


Monday, 11/27/17

1.  Finish Chapter 9.3 Climate Regions Workshop Activities

- Station 1:  9.3 Vocabulary Chart (Definitions and Pictures. Sentences Optional)

- Station 3: 9.3 Group Poster Project on Climate Regions

2. Join Flocabulary 

3. Homework: 

- Watch the Cell Video

- Read the Vocabulary Cards - definitions

- Do the "Read and Respond" section for the Cell Video

Tuesday, 11/28/17: 


- Station 2: 9.3 Graphing and Analysis Activity (Temperature and Precipitation of Regions)


2.  Cell Activities:

- Introductory Activity: 

- Read the Article and Answer the question (chart)

- Review the Flocabulary Homework

- Cell Alive Website Activity

- Explore Website

- Cell Model Worksheets - Partner Activity (label and list functions of parts)


 - Finish the worksheets due Thursday, 11/30/17 at the end of class

Thursday, 11/30/17

1. Finish Animal/Plant Model worksheets

2. Lab Activity: 

- Fill out Lab Report form and Reflection

3. Exploration Activity 

- Explore 2 or more websites to add to the class list of helpful websites/resources.

- Fill out the chart about the sites.

4. Homework: 

- Finish Lab Reflection

- Finish the explore activities.



Tuesday, 12/5/17

1. Rewatch Flocabulary Cell Video and do the Quiz if you haven't done it yet.

2. Rewatch the Brain Pop "Cell Specialization" Video in Google Classroom, re-take the Quizzes (both) for practice to prepare you for Thursday's Quiz.

3. Finish doing rows 1-8 in your Cell City Chart, its located also inside Google Classroom.  You will finish the rest in class on Thursday, but it is okay to do them all if you want.

4. Quiz on Thursday, on the Brain Pop Video. 

Monday, 12/4/17

1. Finish the Flocabulary Activities if you haven't completed them.

- Re-watch the video

- Reading and Respond Questions

- Take the Quiz (it was reassigned)

2. Finish taking the 1/2 page of notes and writing the one paragraph summary of the Cell Rap Video (make sure your summary include specific facts you learned about the organelles of the cell.

3. If you didn't finish correcting your Cell Model Worksheets, do that tonight.  Use the answer keys posted inside Google Classroom.

4. Re-read the "Copy of Cell" Google Slide presentation inside Google Classroom that we looked at today. 

5. Study tip: review the Prezi Link inside the Copy of Cell Google Slide and Look through the Biology4Kids link inside the presentation to study the parts of the cell. 

Thursday, 11/30/17

1. Finish filling out the Cell Worksheets from class today.  

- Remember to include the name of each part and the function for each part

Tuesday, 11/28/17

1. Finish the Introduction Activity to Living Things from class - Due on Thursday, 11/30/17 when you first get in class!

- Finish revising your last column, (see the answer key to revise column 1 and 2), you need to explain your evidence by using a real world example.  

2. Finish the Flocabulary Activity from Monday's homework: (Due today, Tuesday, 11/28/17 before the end of the night!)

- Re-watch the video

- Read the Vocabulary Cards (definitions, you can do the sentences for extra credit)

- Do the "Read and Respond" questions

3. Explore the following Website about Cells:

- Read some of the information, play some of the games, watch some of the animations.

Monday, 11/27/17

1. Finish the work from the Break! (see homework from Thursday, 11/16)

2. Flocabulary Activities: Due Tuesday, 11/28

- Watch the Cell Video

- Read the Vocabulary Card definitions (sentences optional)

- Do the Read and Responds Activity (take your time and answer them properly, you will be graded on the number you get correct.)

Thursday, 11/16/17

1. Finish Station 1 from Google Classroom:

- Finish 9.3 Vocabulary Chart - Definitions and Pictures, Sentence Optional

- Finish 9.3 Questions on page 371 - remember to write your answers in "question/answer" format. This means to include part of the question inside your answer.  If you do not want to write your answers in complete sentences you must write the question down with your answer.

2. Finish Station 3 from Google Classroom:

- Finish your section on your Climate Region Chart. Make sure to define each of the words in your chart in your own words.  

- Finish doing your drawing that represents your Climate Region, it must be completely colored.

Tuesday, 11/14/17

1. Finish the El Nino/La Nina Explore Activity in Google Classroom that we worked on in class.

2. Study the 9.2 Vocabulary and Essential Questions to prepare for your Quiz on Thursday, 11/16/17.

Monday, 11/13/17

1. If you didn't finish your "A Fish Tale", Graphic Organizer from class, make sure to finish filling out all of the boxes, by using the article located inside Google Classroom.  The assignment is called, "A Fish Tale Article" in Google Classroom.

2. Study the 9.2 Vocabulary and Essential Questions to prepare for your Quiz on Thursday, 11/16/17.

Thursday, 11/9/17

1. Read the article in Google Classroom "A Fish Tale".

2. Read pages 362-371 in the textbook.

3. Answer the questions on page 371, use the document assigned in Google Classroom to write your answers. (ok to put it in your notebook if you want.)

4. Optional:  We will work on this next week.

- 9.3 Vocabulary Chart - Definitions and Pictures only

-9.3 Answer the 2 key questions on page 362.

Tuesday, 11/7/17

1. Finish your 9.2 Work, all due on Thursday, 11/8/17

- 9.2 Vocabulary Chart - turn into Google Classroom 

- 9.2 Video Notes/Summary - turn into Google Classroom or Notebook

- 9.2 Cornell Notes (questions/summary) - If you did it with a group, the owner of the document must turn it into Google Classroom 

2. Do your 9.2 Questions on p. 361 due in class on Thursday, 11/8/17

3. Study your 9.2 notes and vocabulary words

Thursday, 11/2/17

1. Cornell Notes: Using my notes (in Google Classroom), edit your notes.

2. Cornell Note Summary: Each person in the group must write a 1 paragraph summary of your notes (must include the essential questions). Remember 1 paragraph has at least 5 sentences. Due Monday, 11/6/17

3. Study/Review: Study your notes, your vocabulary words, and the answers to the essential questions.

-Vocabulary words are:

- El Nino, La Nina, Salinity, and Upwelling

-Essential Questions are:

a. What causes surface currents? What causes deep ocean currents? What affect do the surface currents and deep ocean currents have on climate?

b. What is El Nino and La Nina?

c. How does upwelling affect the distribution of nutrients in the ocean?

Tuesday, 10/31/17

1. Finish 9.2 Work:

- 9.2 Vocabulary Chart (definition, sentence, and pictures) words on page 356-361

-9.2 Video Notes/Summary - video located inside Google Classroom

- Read pages 356-361

Monday, 10/30/17

1. Finish 9.2 Work:

- 9.2 Vocabulary Chart (definition, sentence, and pictures) words on page 356-361

-9.2 Video Notes/Summary - video located inside Google Classroom

- Read pages 356-361

Thursday, 10/26/17

No Homework

Tuesday, 10/24/17

1. Study for the 9.1 Quiz for Thursday, 10/26/17

- Study the vocabulary words (definitions inside your Vocabulary Chart)

- Study the answers to the three essential questions in your Cornell Notes or the textbook on pages 346-353.

2. Finish the Chapter 9.1 worksheets from class that we started on Thursday, last week. (7 pages total) Remember to color all your pictures too. Study the pages once you finish. This is a study guide to help you prepare for the quiz this Thursday.

3. Make up test for the Hurricane Tracker Test is on Wednesday and Thursday, from 2:50 pm to 3:50 pm. 

Monday, 10/23/17

1. Get your Test Signed (no signature = detention on Friday, 10/27/17)

2. Finish any 9.1 work you still need to do, Quiz on Thursday, 10/26/17

-Topics to Study:

- Vocabulary Definitions for the words (Check your Vocabulary chart)

- Answers to the three essential questions in your Cornell Notes or textbook on pages 346-353.

3. Make up of Hurricane Tracker for students who received a "D" or "F" on the original test. Retest held on Wednesday and Thursday, from 2:50 pm to 3:50 pm.  The highest score you can earn is a C- (70%).  Please email Mrs. Trotter-Hollis to let her know which day you plan to attend.  So that she can make sure there are enough seats. 

Thursday, 10/19/17

1. Make sure to turn in all of your 9.1 Work in Google Classroom if you haven't already and your notebooks were due on Thursday, 10/19/17. 

2. Study your 9.1 Cornell Notes and your 9.1 Vocabulary Chart (You can view them inside Google Classroom)

- If the vocabulary chart is in your notebook, then go back and review the definitions inside the textbook pages 246-253.

3. Check your answers for the questions on page 353 with the answer key inside Google Classroom. Then study the questions. 

4. Quiz moved to Thursday, 10/27. (Quiz on Vocabulary and the three Essential Questions in your notes and textbook).

5. Finish the two worksheets we started in class: (Due Monday, 10/23)

- What Makes Up Climate? (remember to fill in the chart, draw your symbol/image, and color it.

-Latitude Effect on Temperature of Climate (remember to fill in the information about the three zones and color code the model of the globe.)

Tuesday, 10/17/17

1. Finish your Cornell Notes for 9.1: Questions and Summary - Due Thursday, 10/19/17

2. Finish your 9.1 Video Notes (2pages) and Summary (1 paragraph) from class on Thursday/Monday. - Due Thursday, 10/19/17

3. Finish your questions from page 353 from class on Thursday/Monday - Due Thursday, 10/19/17

4. Quiz on Thursday, 10/26/17 on the following:

- 9.1 Vocabulary Definitions

-9.1 Essential Questions (answers in your Cornell Notes, textbook on pages 346-353, notes located in Google Classroom, and Notes inside my Science Resource Folder in the Locker of this website). 

- What factors influence temperature of a climate?

- What factors influence precipitation of a climate?

- What causes seasons? 

Monday, 10/16/17

1. Your 9.1 Vocabulary Chart and 9.1 Graphic Organizer that was assigned last Tuesday, 10/10 is due tomorrow 10/17.

2. Finish the 9.1 Video Notes/Summary from class today. Due Thursday, 10/19/17.

3. Finish the 9.1 Questions p. 353. Due on Thursday, 10/19/17.

Tuesday, 10/10/17

1. Study for the 7.3, 7.5, and 7.6 Test (Make your Cheat Sheet for the test)

- Focus on the vocabulary definitions for Chapters 7.3, 7.5, and 7.6

- Focus on the Key Questions for each section (green and gold key questions)

2. Do the 9.1 Vocabulary Chart (Definitions and Pictures ONLY! Sentences are optional) for each word on pages 346 - 353. Due date 10/17/17

3. Do the 9.2 Graphic Organizer (Only need to pick 2 pictures from pages 346-353 to write about on the Graphic Organizer) Due on 10/17/17.

Monday, 10/9/17

1. Study for the exams this week.

2. Tomorrow you will be taking the Hurricane Tracker Activity, exactly like we did in class last week.

3. On Thursday, 10/12/17 you will take the test for Chapters 7.3, 7.5, and 7.6 

-Vocabulary Words and the Key Questions (green and gold key questions)

-Create your cheat sheet for the test.

Friday, 10/6/17

1. Turn in all your 7.3, 7.5, and 7.6 work tonight! (This is the final due date)

2. Finish filling out the Hurricane Irma Tracker Chart and answer all four questions on the bottom of the chart.  (study the process that we did in class, you will have to do it again for another storm next week).

Thursday, 10/5/17

1. Finish filling out the Hurricane Irma Chart (Don't answer the Questions)

2. Finish your 7.6 work, it is due on Friday, 10/6/17

Thursday, 9/28/17

1. Turn in all your 7.3 work that was assigned last Thursday, 9/21/17 into Google Classroom. (YOU HAD ALL WEEK TO FINISH)

2. Finish 7.3 Video Notes/Summary. We did this in class on Tuesday, 9/25/17 (You also had all week to finish this.)

3. Finish the 7.3/7.5 Cornell Notes Questions and Summary  Remember I gave you the notes for this already. (Google Slide Presentation we worked on in class on Tuesday, 9/25 and Thursday, 9/28).

4. Optional tonight, but will be due on Thursday, 10/5/17

-7.5 Questions on page 281 only question 2a,2b,2c, and 2d

-7.6 Video Notes/Summary

-7.6 Questions on page 288

5. We will work on the 7.6 Guided Reading Packet in class on Monday, 10/2/17, save this for class.

Tuesday, 9/26/17

1. Finish all the classwork for chapter 7.3 Layers of the Atmosphere

-  7.3 Vocabulary Chart

-  7.3 Graphic Organizer

-  7.3 Questions on page 271

-  7.3 Layers of the Atmosphere Video Notes and Summary

-  7.3/7.5 Cornell Notes: Finish the Questions section ONLY, that we worked on in class. 

2. Watch the 7.6 Wind Video located in Google Classroom

3. Optional: You can take notes and do the 1 paragraph summary for the 7.6 Video

Monday, 9/25/17

1. Finish the following work from chapter 7.3 pages 262-271 (you will have some time to work on some of this work the first 15 minutes of class) This is work that you had to start for homework last Thursday, 9/21/17, so it should be completed but I'm giving you some extra time. 

- 7.3 Vocabulary Chart

-7.3 Graphic Organizer

-.7.3 Questions p. 271

2. Optional: 7.3 Video Notes and Summary.

Tuesday, 9/19/17

1. Finish all the work from Chapter 7.2 (Newsflash section of this site or the Pink Log sheet you have in your notebook has all the due assignments.) 

2. Make sure to glue or tape your work inside your notebook if it is not in your Chromebook.

3. Watch the three videos in, take notes on the video, then write a one paragraph summary for each video (three paragraphs total.) We started this in class.

4. All of the chapter 7.2 work will be due at the end of class on Friday, 9/22/17

5. Optional: (You can do it if you want too.)

- Start the Pre-Reading Graphic Organizer for the next chapter (7.3 Layers of the Atmosphere) pages 267-271. The Pre-Reading Graphic Organizer is located inside Google Classroom, you can do it electronically.  If you want to do it manually just print out the document and write on it.

- Start your Vocabulary Chart for the Key Terms on page 267. Write the definition, a sentence, and a picture.

- This work will be due next Tuesday, we will work on this in class as well. 

Thursday, 9/14/17

1. Finish the lab write up on your Air Pressure Lab Activity Worksheets. 

2. Finish any work you have not completed from last week and this week. See the News Flash section of the website to see what the assignments were.

3. Study for your quiz, it will be on Tuesday, 9/19/17. See the News Flash for what to study.

4. Make sure you and your parents fill out the Student/Parent Survey if you haven't already. The link is located inside the NewsFlash section of the website and inside Google Classroom as an assignment.

Tuesdays. 9/12/17

1. Finish Cornell Notes (notes only) from page 262-266 due Thursday, 9/14

2.  Finish the Vocabulary Flip Book (pink paper) last possible date to turn in is Monday, 9/18 (okay to turn in early)

3. Finish the Graphic Organizer -last possible date to turn in is Monday, 9/18 (okay to turn in early)

4. Reread Chapter 7.1 pages 256-261

Quiz on Chapter 7.1 and 7.2 on Tuesday, 9/19.

Monday, 9/11/17


Bring headphones to class tomorrow!

Thursday, 9/7/17

1. Read textbook pages 262-266.

  • We will do the Cornell Notes Activities on Monday.
  • We will also do the Graphic Organizer Activity on Monday. (Don't loose the handout I gave you in class, today. Make sure you place it inside your binder under the Science Section.) See you Monday, have a great weekend!! 

Tuesday, 9/5/17

1. NO HOMEWORK (We ran out of time, will finish the work in class on Thursday).

Thursday, 8/31/17

  1. Read pages 256-261 in the Science Book
  2. Do the question on page 261 # 1abc, 2abc, and 3abc
  3. Get your Syllabus signed
  4. Get your Supplies for class

All Due on Tuesday!