Today students watched The Lorax as a follow-up to The Lorax II activity we’ve been working on in class.

HOMEWORK–Be sure your Lorax II story is completed. We will share stories in class tomorrow.

REMINDER: Students going to DC will be taking the science benchmark during class tomorrow. They were given a study guide in class today.


Today students completed an anticipation guide before watching a video about Charles Darwin and natural selection.

REMINDER: Students who went on the band/choir trip to Orlando must make up the senses quiz by 3 pm on Tuesday.



Yesterday students took notes on the The Senses–ANSWERS. Students also labeled a diagram of the eye. If you were absent, you will have to get a copy of the diagram when you return to school.

Today students dissected the sheep eye. This activity does not have to be made up if you were absent.

HOMEWORK–If you were here for today’s dissection, complete the eye worksheet for homework.


Today students completed the Nervous System Test. If absent, see Ms. Childress to make-up the test no later than next Friday, April 24th.

Reminder: Bonus Projects are due TODAY by 5:00 PM

***Email to M2Childress@shelbyed.k12.al.us
***Share your project through Google Docs with Mrs. Grimes!

HOMEWORK: None — Have a great weekend!


Today students played the Nervous System Jeopardy game to prepare for tomorrow’s Test. The Nervous System Study Guide (linked to yesterday’s blog post) will be taken up at the beginning of class tomorrow.

HOMEWORK: STUDY GUIDE and study for the Test! — all notes, diagram answers, etc. are linked to this week’s and last week’s blog posts.


Reminder: Optional BONUS Project is due tomorrow by 5:00 pm!