9 WEEKS TESTING SCHEDULE
MAY 18 TH.–SCIENCE
MAY 19 FR.–SOCIAL STUDIES
MAY 22 MON.–ELA
MAY 24 WED.–MATH
(FIELD DAY IS WED. MAY 17TH.)
MONDAY-WEDNESDAY- By today you should have turned in the following: inner planet foldable, outer planet foldable, Comets Asteroids,and Meteoroids WS, George summary with picture. Students are working on the 9 weeks study guide in class today and we will grade and correct Friday.
TH 5/11- SOLAR SYSTEMS LAB
F 5/12- GRADE AND CORRECT STUDY GUIDE-SOLAR SYSTEMS LAB
M 5/15- SOLAR SYSTEMS LAB
T 5/16- REVIEW GAMES
W 5/17- FIELD DAY IN THE AFTERNOON
TH 5/18-SCIENCE TEST
F- 5/19-SOLAR OVENS
M-5/22- SOLAR OVENS
TH-5/25 ASSEMBLIES–STUDENTS DISMISSED AT 1:00
Monday 5/1- Graded The Sun p. 113 and started on the Sunspots Graph p. 114
Notebook checks going through the next week.
Tuesday 5/2 – We finished reading “George” today! We graded p. 114 and started on an inner planer foldable. The first part is to identify which inner planet each fact goes with. Follow the key on the page. We will check these facts and work on our foldable tomorrow.
Wednesday-5/3 We graded the inner planet fact sheet and started on our foldable. The foldable is due tomorrow.
Thursday 5/4 – I collected the inner planet foldables and we started working on the outer planet foldable in class. The outer planet foldable is due tomorrow.
Outer planet facts and foldable
Friday 5/5- Collected the outer planet foldables and started on our “George” summaries. Students have one chapter to summarize. They wrote the rough draft today and are to have 2 peer editors before writing the final copy. The rough draft should be complete Monday.
Monday– 4/17 Agenda- Study Guide is due Wednesday/Test Friday
Quiz re-do tomorrow on moon phases and eclipses
We graded Space Travel 1 and worked on Space Travel 2 in class.
Students received a study guide and we will grade and correct answers Wednesday.
Tuesday- Worked on study guides- We took the moon phases and eclipses quiz as a redo and I kept the best score. Study guides due tomorrow.
Wednesday-Graded and corrected study guides- watched Ordinary Supermen video on the Mercury Missions. We will review for the test tomorrow and have the test Friday.
Add the following questions to your study guide. These were on the board today.
30. Who was the first person to walk on the moon?
31. What is the main difference between space shuttles and the rockets that were used in the past?
Thursday– Review Game- Study for test
Friday– Chapter 19 test
Monday 4/10- “George” on audio and questions, eclipse notes, graded the Phase Maze. There will be a short quiz on the moon phases and eclipses tomorrow.
Tuesday- 4/11- “George” on audio with questions, quiz on phases and eclipses
Wednesday-4/12- “George” with questions, Tides notes, and homework is the Moon phase cut out worksheet.
Instructions: Determine where your sun is going to be and shade in the first phase to be your new moon. Write “new moon” on the tab. Turn the worksheet as you are working on the phases. Cut it out and fold the tabs up. Glue this into your notebook and draw a sun wherever your new moon is.
See attachment: moon phase fold out
Thursday- Graded Moon phases fold-out, notes on moon facts (p. 106)
We will have a Chapter 19 test next Friday 4/21/17. I will send a study guide Monday. If it looks like we need more time to cover everything, I will let you know.
Friday- Space Travel – We read p.684-687 and answered some questions.
Monday – Phase of the moon notes- read “George” chapter 16 and wrote a paragraph summary.
Tuesday- “George” chapters 17-19 on audio while answering 6 questions using complete sentences. Questions must be restated. Study moon phases for a quiz
Wednesday- no school
Thursday- Read chapter 20 in “George” and wrote a paragraph summary. Make sure you finished your “George” questions on notebook p. 101.
Monday- We read “George” chapter 9 and answered one more question. I introduced Gravity and Inertia with a penny trick that shows Newton’s 1st law. We watched a video on Gravity and Inertia and took a few notes from a Power Point.
M- 3/6- We answered questions on chapter 1 of “George’s Secret Key to the Universe” , went over the study guide, and reviewed for tomorrow’s test using the white boards.
T- 9 weeks test today- If you missed it, please come to my room BEFORE school in the morning. Have your notebook ready to turn in.
M- STEM activity
T-W We have been working on reading comprehension skills using science information. Students were able to see their data from the practice ACT Aspire tests that we have taken in science.
We will have a 9 weeks test next Tuesday, March 7th. I will give a very general study guide Thursday.
Th- I gave students a general study guide today and they worked in class to create a thorough study guide. I gave them a terms and main information that will be on the test.