Plan Book

Assignments June 12 - June 16


Monday June 12: The Day the Mesozoic Died, Film

Tuesday June 13: textbook scavenger hunt

Wednesday June 14: Geologic Timescale/fossil records; Fossil Slab Lab

Thursday June 15: Fossil Records, Lab


Friday June 16: Yearbook signing





Learning Targets


Geologic Time scale




I can identify how the geologic time scale is used to show Earth's history.



I can identify the different units of the geologic timescale.



Monday June 12

Homework: Share with someone my interests about fossils.

Agenda:

Fossil records



Tuesday June 13

Homework: Discuss fossils with someone I respect.

Agenda:

Textbook scavenger



Wednesday June 14

Homework: Look for fossil examples around home.

Agenda:

Geologic Timescale/fossil records; Fossil Slab Lab



Thursday June 15

Homework: No new assignment

Agenda:

The Day The Mesozoic Died, film



Friday June 16:

Homework: No new assignment

Agenda:

Yearbook signing




Assignments June 5 - June 9
Monday June 5: Crayon Rock Cycle Day One
Tuesday June 6: Crayon Rock Cycle Day Two
Wednesday June 7: Crayon Rock Cycle Lab, Part 5 (Igneous Rock); Weathering and Erosion formations.
Thursday June 8: Lab: Hike, Weathering and Erosion
Friday June 9: Quizlet, Talent Show; Field Day

Learning Targets
Rock Cycle
I can explain how rocks change through the rock cycle.
I can explain the role of plate tectonics in the rock cycle.

Monday June 5
Crayon Rock Cycle Day One

Tuesday June 6
Homework: Discuss
Agenda:
Crayon Rock Cycle Day Two

Wednesday June 7
Homework: Look for weathering and erosion examples around home.
Agenda:

Crayon Rock Cycle Lab, Part 5 (Igneous Rock)

Weathering and Erosion formations.(wiki)

Sedimentary Rocks
I can explain how sedimentary rocks form.
I can describe the three major types of sedimentary rocks.
I can explain how are sedimentary rocks are used.


Metamorphic Rocks
I understand the conditions that form metamorphic rocks.
I understand how geologists classify metamorphic rocks.
I can explain uses of metamorphic rocks.

Igneous Rocks
I will be able to observe characteristics used to classify igneous rocks.
I will understand the many ways igneous rocks are used.



Classifying Rocks
I can use characteristics to identify rocks.
I can identify the three main groups of rocks.

Thursday June 8
Homework: No new assignment
Agenda:
Lab: Hike, Weathering and Erosion

Friday June 9
Homework: No new assignment
Agenda:
Quizlets, Talent Show; Field Day

Assignments May 29-June 2

Monday May 29th: Memorial Day
Tuesday May 30th: MetamorphicRock video (makemegenius.com) songs, and Quizlet
Journey Through the Rock Cycle Day 1 (Data Collection)
Wednesday May 31st: Journey Through the Rock Cycle Day 2 (Cartoon),
rock quizlets
Thursday June 1st: Explain Cookie Lab, do Rock Identification Lab, and rock quizlets
Friday June 2nd: Cookie Sorting Lab


Learning TargetsRock Cycle
I can explain how rocks change through the rock cycle.
I can explain the role of plate tectonics in the rock cycle.


Monday, May 29th

Memorial Day to honor those who died fighting for the United States of America.



Tuesday May 30th
Homework: Bring a box of cookies for the lab Friday.
Agenda:
MetamorphicRock video (makemegenius.com) songs, and
Quizlet
Journey Through the Rock Cycle Day 1 (Data Collection)

Wednesday May 31st
Homework: Complete cartoon with labels and color.
Bring a box of cookies for Friday
Learning Targets, Rock Cycle
I can explain how rocks change through the rock cycle.
I can explain the role of plate tectonics in the rock cycle
Agenda:
Journey Through the Rock Cycle, Day Two (Cartoon)



Sedimentary Rocks
I can explain how sedimentary rocks form.
I can describe the three major types of sedimentary rocks.
I can explain how are sedimentary rocks are used.


Metamorphic Rocks
I understand the conditions that form metamorphic rocks.
I understand how geologists classify metamorphic rocks.
I can explain uses of metamorphic rocks.


Igneous Rocks
I will be able to observe characteristics used to classify igneous rocks.
I will understand the many ways igneous rocks are used.


Classifying Rocks
I can use characteristics to identify rocks.
I can identify the three main groups of rocks.

Thursday June 1st
Homework: Bring in a box of cookies
Agenda:
Explain Cookie Lab
Rock Identification Lab
songs, and
Quizlets

Friday June 2nd
Homework: No new assignment
Agenda:
Cookie Sorting Lab
What type of rock would this cookie represent? Why?



Assignments June 5 - June 9
Monday June 5: Crayon Rock Cycle Day One
Tuesday June 6: Crayon Rock Cycle Day Two
Wednesday June 7: Weathering and Erosion formations.
Thursday June 8: Lab: Hike, Weathering and Erosion
Friday June 9: Quizlet, Talent Show; Field Day

Learning Targets
Rock Cycle
I can explain how rocks change through the rock cycle.
I can explain the role of plate tectonics in the rock cycle.

Monday June 5
Crayon Rock Cycle Day One

Tuesday June 6
Homework: Discuss
Agenda:
Crayon Rock Cycle Day Two

Wednesday June 7
Homework: Look for weathering and erosion examples around home.
Agenda:
Crayon Rock Cycle Lab, Part Five (Igneous Rock)


Sedimentary Rocks
I can explain how sedimentary rocks form.
I can describe the three major types of sedimentary rocks.
I can explain how are sedimentary rocks are used.


Metamorphic Rocks
I understand the conditions that form metamorphic rocks.
I understand how geologists classify metamorphic rocks.
I can explain uses of metamorphic rocks.

Igneous Rocks
I will be able to observe characteristics used to classify igneous rocks.
I will understand the many ways igneous rocks are used.



Classifying Rocks
I can use characteristics to identify rocks.
I can identify the three main groups of rocks.

Thursday June 8
Homework: No new assignment
Agenda:
Lab: Hike, Weathering and Erosion

Weathering and Erosion formations.(wiki)


Friday June 9
Homework: No new assignment
Agenda:
Quizlets, Talent Show; Field Day


Assignments June 12 - June 16
Monday June 12: Fossil records
Tuesday June 13: textbook scavenger hunt
Wednesday June 14: Geologic Timescale/fossil records; Fossil Slab Lab
Thursday June 15: The Day The Mesozoic Died, film
Friday June 16: Yearbook signing


Learning Targets
Geologic Time scale

I can identify how the geologic time scale is used to show Earth's history.

I can identify the different units of the geologic timescale.

Monday June 12
Homework: Share with someone you interests about fossils.
Agenda:
Fossil records

Tuesday June 13
Homework: Discuss fossils with someone I respect.
Agenda:
Textbook scavenger

Wednesday June 14
Homework: Look for fossil examples around home.
Agenda:
Geologic Timescale/fossil records; Fossil Slab Lab

Thursday June 15
Homework: No new assignment
Agenda:
The Day The Mesozoic Died, film

Friday June 16:
Homework: No new assignment
Agenda:
Yearbook signing




Assignments for May 22- May 26th

Monday May 22nd: Hands on Sedimentary Rocks and 5-3 Notes

Tuesday May 23rd: Sedimentary Rock video (makemegenius.com) songs, and Quizlet

Wednesday May 24th: Hands on Metamorphic Rocks and 5-5 Notes

Thursday May 25th: *NGSS @ Derby* Concept Map; 5-6 Notes, Rock Cycle

Friday May 26th: *½ Day-5th Grade Orientation* (Hours 4,5,6) Read works, Dig this Big News





Learning Targets

Sedimentary Rocks



I can explain how sedimentary rocks form.

I can describe the three major types of sedimentary rocks.

I can explain how are sedimentary rocks are used.




Learning Targets

Metamorphic Rocks



I understand the conditions that form metamorphic rocks.

I understand how geologists classify metamorphic rocks.

I can explain uses of metamorphic rocks.


Learning Targets
The Rock Cycle

I can explain how rocks change through the rock cycle.

I can explain the role of plate tectonics in the rock cycle.




Monday May 22nd

Homework: Look for sedimentary rocks around home.

Agenda:

Hands on Sedimentary Rocks and

5-3 Notes





Tuesday May 23rd

Homework: Look for rocks around home.



Agenda:

Three Types of Rock video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pg_jKJFbA2A

The Rock Cycle Drawings...(Igneous/Sedimentary)

World of Rocks, song

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mfpmUNMtNc

Types of Rocks, song

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lE3jR_RhxO4

Quizlet

Drawings: Igneous and Sedimentary Rocks
Directions: Draw, label, and explain igneous, and sedimentary rocks.
Directions:
1) Draw a picture of how the rock is formed.
2) Describe how the rock is formed
3) Describe what characteristics are used to classify the rock
or
Describe the types of the rock
4) Describe how the rock is used.





Wednesday May 24th

Homework: Look for metamorphic rocks around home. Complete drawings of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks.

Agenda: Metamorphic Rocks
Hands on Metamorphic Rocks and 5-5 PPT Notes

Directions: Complete drawings, label, and explain igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks.

1) Draw a picture of how the rock is formed.

2) Describe how the rock is formed

3) Describe what characteristics are used to classify the rock

or

Describe the types of the rock

4) Describe how the rock is used.





Thursday May 25th

Homework: Look for sedimentary and metamorphic rocks around home.

Agenda:
Notes 5-6, The Rock Cycle
Concept Map




Friday May 26th

Homework: No new assignment

Agenda:

*½ Day-5th Grade Orientation*

(Hours 4,5,6)
Readworks (Dig This and Big News)



Assignments May 15 - May 19
Monday May 15th: CulminatingMineral Identification Lab Day 1
Tuesday May 16th: CulminatingMineral Identification Lab Day 2
Wednesday May 17th: Sort Rocks and Notes on 5-1(Classify Rocks) & Songs
Thursday May 18th: Hands on Igneous Rocks and 5-2 Notes (Igneous) and Geology Kitchen #11
Friday May 19th: Igneous Rock video (makemegenius.com) songs, and Quizlet


LEARNING TARGETS: Minerals
4-1 Properties of Minerals, pages 114-122
I will understand what a mineral is.
I will understand how to identify a mineral.

4-2 How Minerals Forms, pages 124-127
I will understand how minerals form from magma and lava.
I will understand how minerals form from water solutions.


Monday May 15th
Homework: Talk about my lab with someone I respect.
Agenda: Culminating Mineral Identification Lab
Day 1


Tuesday May 16th
Homework: Talk about the minerals from today's lab.
Agenda: Culminating Mineral Identification Lab
Day 2


Wednesday May 17th
Homework: How do you classify rocks?
Agenda:
Sort Rocks
Notes on 5-1(Classify Rocks)
Songs


Thursday May 18th
Homework: Look for pretend examples of igneous rocks.
Agenda:
Hands on Igneous Rocks
5-2 Notes (Igneous)
Geology Kitchen #11


Friday May 19th
Homework: No new assignment
Agenda:
Igneous Rock video (makemegenius.com)
songs, and
Quizlet


Assignments May 8- May 12

Monday May 8: 4-1 Properties of Minerals
Reading checkpoints, pages 115, 117, 121
End of section questions, page 122
4-2 How Minerals Form
Reading checkpoints, pages 125, 126,
End of section questions, page 127
Tuesday May 9: 4-3 Using Mineral Resources,

Reading checkpoints, pages 131, 135
End of section questions page 135
Wednesday May 10:4-1 Properties of Minerals PPT Notes; quizlet
Thursday May 11: Properties of Minerals Crystal Shapes; videos; quizlet, Mineral Sorting Lab
Friday May 12: 4-2 How Minerals Form PPT Notes; quizlet





LEARNING TARGETS: MineralsMay 8- May 12

4-1 Properties of Minerals, pages 114-122

I will understand what a mineral is.

I will understand how to identify a mineral.



4-2 How Minerals Forms, pages 124-127

I will understand how minerals form from magma and lava.

I will understand how minerals form from water solutions.

4-3 Using Minerals Resources, pages 128-135
I will understand how minerals are used.
I will understand how ores are processed to obtain metals.




Monday, May 8

Attendance

4-1 Properties of Minerals; then, 4-2 How Minerals Form

Preview sections together

Preview

  • Visuals (Look at photos, charts)
  • Headings (Read headings and bold words)
  • Question (Read questions before reading the text)



Read together as an entire class; Stopping to discuss answers.

Process

  • Note (Write the central ideas of the passage and find supporting details)
  • Underline (Underline important vocabulary, concepts, and data)



Make sure answers are correct by going over them together.

Prove

Prove your answers correct by looking back at the text.



Questions:

Reading checkpoints

End of section questions


Directions for writing out questions:

1) I will write the question; then restate the question in my answer.

2) I will answer the question completely with great supporting details.

Reading checkpoint, page115

Example: What does the phrase "definite chemical composition" mean?

Restated question in the answer...

The phrase "definite chemical composition" means...




Learning Targets, Read Like a Dragon

Preview

  • Visuals (Look at photos, charts)
  • Headings (Read headings and bold words)
  • Question (Read questions before reading the text)



Process

  • Note (Write the central ideas of the passage and find supporting details)
  • Underline (Underline important vocabulary, concepts, and data)



Prove

Prove your answers correct by looking back at the text.




Monday, May 8

Homework:

4-1 Properties of Minerals

Reading checkpoints, pages 115, 117, 121

End of section questions, page 122

4-2 How Minerals Form

Reading checkpoints, pages 125, 126,

End of section questions, page 127

Agenda:

Preview

Read

Questions




Tuesday, May 9

Homework: Mineral Sorting Lab

Agenda:

4-3 Using Mineral Resources,
questions page 135




Wednesday, May 10

Homework: 4-1 Properties of Minerals PPT Notes; quizlet

Agenda:

4-1 Properties of Minerals

PPT Notes;

Quizlet




Thursday, May 11

Homework: Properties of Minerals Crystal Shapes; videos; quizlet

Agenda:

Properties of Minerals Crystal Shapes;

videos;

quizlet




Friday May 12

Homework: No new assignment. Enjoy your childhood.

Agenda:

4-2 How Minerals Form

PPT Notes;

quizlet




Assignments May 1- May 5
Monday May 1st: 2-2 Guided Reading and Folded Vocabulary
Tuesday May 2nd: guided reading, and review and reinforce
Wednesday May 3rd: 2-2 Notes and Quizlet
Thursday May 4th: Review for Quiz
Friday May 5th: 2-2 Quiz


Learning Targets, 2-2 Earthquakes and Seismic Waves

I can explain how the energy of an earthquake travel through Earth as P, S, and surface waves.

I can describe how the moment magnitude scale is used to measure the strength of an earthquake.

I can explain how scientists locate the epicenter of an earthquake.



Monday, May 1, 2017

Homework: Study for Friday's quiz 2-2

Complete 2-2 Guided Reading and Folded Vocabulary

Agenda:

Attendance

2-2 Guided Reading and Folded Vocabulary

Chapter 2 review
Correct Guided reading together.
Chapter Two review



Preview section together,
2-2 Earthquakes and Seismic Waves

Preview
  • Visuals (Look at photos, charts)
  • Headings (Read headings and bold words)
  • Question (Read questions before reading the text)

Read together as an entire class, 2-2 Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
Stop to discuss answers.
Process
  • Note (Write the central ideas of the passage and find supporting details)

Make sure answers are correct by going over them together.
Prove
Prove your answers correct by looking back at the text.


Tuesday, May 2nd: Video’s, Slinky Demo
Homework: Study for Friday's quiz 2-2
Agenda:
Guided Reading, EQ and Seismic Waves
Review and Reinforce


Wednesday, May 3rd: 2-2 Notes and Quizlet
Homework: Study for Friday's quiz 2-2
Agenda:
2-2 Notes and Quizlet


Thursday, May 4, 2017

Homework: Study for Friday's quiz 2-2



Agenda:

2-2 Notes, Earthquakes and Seismic Waves

Correct Review and Reinforce (2nd hour)

Videos on wiki...2-2 Earthquakes and Seismic Waves

P Waves Explained

S Waves Demonstrated

Seismic Waves

Seismic Slinky—An analogy for P & S waves

Draw P Waves, S Waves, and Surface Waves




Friday May 5, 2017
Homework: No new assignment. Enjoy your childhood.
Agenda:

Quizlet review

Quiz, 2-2, Earthquakes and Seismic Waves



Assignments April 24 - April 28



Monday (4-24) Movie: Earth's Catastrophic Past with notes, Part I

Tuesday (4-25) School Improvement Goal (SIP) Assessment, Part One

Wednesday (4-26) SIP Goal Assessment, Part Two

Thursday (4-27) Science World, Science Planning.

Read 2-2

Friday (4-28) No new assignment; Movie: Earth's Catastrophic Past with notes, Part II

Make ups SIP




Learning Targets, 2-2 Earthquakes and Seismic Waves



I can explain how the energy of an earthquake travel through Earth as P, S, and surface waves.

I can describe how the moment magnitude scale is used to measure the strength of an earthquake.

I can explain how scientists locate the epicenter of an earthquake.




Monday, 4-24

Homework: Complete questions from movie

Agenda:

Movie: Earth's Catastrophic Past




Learning Targets, Read Like a Dragon

Preview

  • Visuals (Look at photos, charts)
  • Headings (Read headings and bold words)
  • Question (Read questions before reading the text)



Process

  • Note (Write the central ideas of the passage and find supporting details)
  • Underline (Underline important vocabulary, concepts, and data)



Prove

Prove your answers correct by looking back at the text.



Tuesday, 4-25

Homework: No new assignment

Agenda:

School Improvement Goal (SIP)

Assessment, Part One




Wednesday, 4-26

Homework: Study for Friday's quiz 2-2

Agenda:

School Improvement goal (SIP)

Assessment, Part Two




Thursday, 4-27

Homework: Complete questions.

Agenda: Read Works: Not Scared, Prepared

Attendance

Preview article together

Preview

  • Visuals (Look at photos, charts)
  • Headings (Read headings and bold words)
  • Question (Read questions before reading the text)



Read together as an entire class, Not Scared...Prepared

Stop to discuss answers.

Process

  • Note (Write the central ideas of the passage and find supporting details)
  • Underline (Underline important vocabulary, concepts, and data)



Make sure answers are correct by going over them together.

Prove

Prove your answers correct by looking back at the text.




Friday 4-28

Homework: No new assignment. Enjoy your childhood.

Agenda:

Earth's Catastrophic Past, Part II

Make ups, SIP




April 17 - April 21

2-1, Forces in Earth's Crust, Learning Targets


1. I can explain ways stress (compression, tension, or shearing) in the crust change Earth’s surface.

2. I can locate where are faults (normal, reverse/thrust, or strike-slip) are usually found, and why they form.

3. I can explain land features resulting from the forces of plate movement.


Assignments April 17 - April 21
Monday (4-17) Finish Making Model of Three Faults
Tuesday (4-18) Questions, A Model of Three Faults, Waves foldable, 2-1 notes
Wednesday (4-19) Quizizz/Quizlet Review 2-1 Guided Reading
Thursday (4-20) Quiz, 2-1, Forces in Earth's Crust
Friday (4-21) Cranbrook Field Trip

Monday, 4-17
Homework: Finish Making Model of Three Faults
Agenda: A Model of Three Faults

Tuesday, 4-18
Homework: Study for Thursday's quiz 2-1
Agenda:
A Model of Three Faults
2-1 notes

Wednesday, 4-19
Homework: Study for tomorrow's quiz 2-1
Agenda:
Quizizz
Quizlet Review
2-1 Guided Reading

Thursday, 4-20
Homework: No new assignment, enjoy being a child
Agenda:
Quiz 2-1, Forces in Earth's Crust

Friday 4-21
Homework: No new assignment
Agenda:
Cranbrook Field Trip





Chapter One, Plate Tectonics, Learning Targets



1-1 Earth's Interior

I will understand how geologists learn about Earth's inner structure.

I will explain the characteristics of Earth's crust, mantle, and core.



1-2 Convection Currents and the Mantle

I can explain the ways heat is transferred.

I can explain the changes in density and temperature that causes convection currents in Earth's mantle.

I can explain why some stuff sinks.



1-3 Drifting Continents

I can explain Alfred Wegener's hypothesis about the drifting continents.

I can supply evidence which supported Wegener's hypothesis.

I can explain why Wegener's hypothesis was rejected by most scientists of his day.



1-4 Sea-Floor Spreading

I can explain the process of sea-floor spreading.

I can supply theevidence for sea-floor spreading.

I can explain what happens at deep-ocean trenches.



1-5 The Theory of Plate Tectonics

I can describe the theory of plate tectonics.

I can explain the three types of plate boundaries and locate where some examples are on the Earth.



Assignments March 27 - March 31

Monday (3-27): Review Questions NGSS Meeting

Tuesday (3-28): Review for Test

Wednesday (3-29): Kahoot’s, Study past quizzes, Review Day

Thursday (3-30): Chapter One Test Plate Tectonics

Friday (3-31): Clickers Pretest Chapter Two



Monday (3-27):

Homework: Study, Chapter One TEST Thursday

Agenda: NGSS Meeting

Review Questions




Tuesday (3-28)

Homework: Study, Chapter One TEST Thursday

Agenda:

Review for Test

Analyze questions from yesterday.

What do I still not quite understand?



Wednesday (3-29)

Homework: Study, Chapter One TEST Thursday

Agenda:

Kahoot’s, Study past quizzes, Review Day

Quizlets: Sections 1-5 on wiki




Thursday (3-30)

Homework: No new assignment. Go compliment someone for helping you study :)

Agenda:

Chapter One Test Plate Tectonics




Friday (3-31)

Homework: No new assignment. Enjoy a break and enjoy your childhood.

Agenda:

Clickers Pretest Chapter Two




Assignments March 13th - March 17th

Cole

Monday (3-13): Guided Reading, Folded Vocab, Sect four

Study for Friday's quiz on section four, Sea-Floor Spreading

Tuesday (3-14): Videos, songs

Study for Friday's quiz on section four, Sea-Floor Spreading

Wednesday (3-15): Sea-Floor ppt Notes; Songs. Study.

Thursday (3-16): Kahoot and Quizlet Review. Study

Friday (3-17): QUIZ NEXT Friday Sections four, Sea-Floor Spreading and Section Five, The Theory of Plate Tectonics,

Learning Targets 1-4
Sea-Floor Spreading
March 13th - March 17th

Learning Targets:

I can explain the process of sea-floor spreading.

I can supply theevidence for sea-floor spreading.

I can explain what happens at deep-ocean trenches.

Monday (3-13): Science World Candy
Homework: Study for Friday's quiz
Cole
Learning Targets
  1. 1. I will pre- read the section by looking at bold printed words, pictures, titles, headings, and sub-heading to understand the article(s).
  2. 2. I will answer questions using the skill of looking back to the reading.
  3. 3. I will write strong summaries, including supports from article.
Agenda:
Read together Section four, Sea-Floor Spreading and answer questions.


Tuesday (3-14)
Homework: Study for Friday's quiz; section four, Sea-Floor Spreading
Agenda:
Check in fieldtrip permission slips
Wiki: Sea-Floor Spreading, video clips, songs


Wednesday (3-15) Hicks
Homework: Section 1-4 Notes and Guided Reading, Folded Vocab
Study for Friday's quiz on section 4
Agenda:
Section 1-4 Notes
Guided Reading
Folded Vocab
Learning Targets 1-4
I can explain the process of sea-floor spreading.
I can supply the evidence for sea-floor spreading.
I can explain what happens at deep-ocean trenches.


Wednesday (3-15) COLE
Homework: Study for Friday's quiz on section 4
Agenda:
Section 1-4 Notes
NoodleTools
Review
Learning Targets 1-4, Sea-Floor Spreading
I can explain the process of sea-floor spreading.
I can supply the evidence for sea-floor spreading.
I can explain what happens at deep-ocean trenches.


Thursday (3-16)
Homework: Study for next Friday's quiz, Section Four, Sea-Floor Spreading AND
Section Five, The Theory of Plate Tectonics
Agenda: Kahoot and Quizlet Review


Friday (3-17)
Homework: No new assignment
Learning Targets 1-4
I can explain the process of sea-floor spreading.
I can supply the evidence for sea-floor spreading.
I can explain what happens at deep-ocean trenches.
Agenda: Quiz sections four, Sea-Floor Spreading
next Friday. Quiz sections four,
Sea-Floor Spreading, and
section five, The Theory of Plate Tectonics
ISS
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcqEnmIPui8
Kahoot



Assignments February 27th - March 3rd
Monday (2-27): PSA Presentations (Cole). Pretest with clickers (Hicks)
Tuesday (2-28): Density Block Lab
Wednesday (3-1): Heat Transfer Blocks' Lab
Thursday (3-2): Convection Current Video clips, 1-2 powerpoint notes, Quizlet
Friday (3-3): Section 1-2 Guided Reading and Notes Folded Vocabulary



Learning Targets 1-2Convection Currents and the Mantle
I can explain the ways heat is transferred.
I can explain the changes in density and temperature that causes convection currents in Earth's mantle.
I can explain why some stuff sinks.




Monday (2-27)
Homework: Density Block Lab

Learning Targets 1-2Convection Currents and the Mantle
I can explain the ways heat is transferred.
I can explain the changes in density and temperature, which causes convection currents in Earth's mantle.

Agenda:
Lab, Density Blocks


COLE - Tuesday (2-28)

Homework: Make sure project parts are complete.
Agenda:
Symposium on Environmental Issues
Write my presentation.
Facts and solutions are from my research.
The slogan is from our group.
Share with my group; avoiding repeated facts.


Symposium on Environmental Issues:How humans purposely or accidentally affect our natural world.
Learning Targets
I can use notes on POWERFUL FACTS, IMAGES, and SOLUTIONS as evidence proving how humans purposely or accidentally affect our natural world.

My NoodleTools has my resources correctly cited.

My group will share our created public service announcement (itrailer) that uses a strongly created slogan, evidence from research, and images about our topic.





Wednesday (3-1)
Homework: Heat Transfer Blocks' Lab

Learning Targets 1-2Convection Currents and the Mantle
I can explain the ways heat is transferred.
I can explain the changes in density and temperature that causes convection currents in Earth's mantle.

Agenda:
Lab: Heat Transfer Blocks



Thursday (3-2)
Homework: Convection Current Video clips, 2-2 powerpoint notes, quizlet

Learning Targets 1-2Convection Currents and the Mantle

I can explain the ways heat is transferred.
I can explain the changes in density and temperature that causes convection currents in Earth's mantle.

Agenda:
Convection Current Video clips,
1-2 powerpoint notes, Convection and the Mantle
quizlet
Heat misconceptions
Heat canisters


Friday (3-3)
Homework: Section 1-2 Guided Reading and Folded Vocabulary

Learning Targets 1-2Convection Currents and the Mantle
I can explain the ways heat is transferred.
I can explain the changes in density and temperature that causes convection currents in Earth's mantle.
Agenda:
Section 1-2 Guided Reading and Folded Vocabulary
Hot dog folded Convection, conduction, radiation









Assignments March 6th - March 10th

Monday (3-6): Science World Candy,
Study for Friday's quiz on sections 2 and 3
NGSS Meeting
Tuesday (3-7): Section 1-3 Notes and Guided Reading, Folded Vocab.
Study for Friday's quiz on sections 2 and 3
Wednesday (3-8): Pangea Puzzle and Songs. Study.
Thursday (3-9): Kahoot and Quizlet Review. Study
Friday (3-10): Section 2, Convection and the Mantle and Section 3, Drifting Continents Quiz


Learning Targets 1-3Drifting ContinentsMarch 6th - March 10th
I can explain Alfred Wegener's hypothesis about the continents.
I can supply evidence which supported Wegener's hypothesis.
I can explain why Wegener's hypothesis was rejected by most scientists of his day.


Monday (3-6): Science World CandyNGSS Meeting
Homework: Study for Friday's quiz

Learning Targets
1. I will pre-read articles by looking at bold printed words, pictures, titles, headings, and sub-heading to understand the article(s).
2. I will answer questions using the skill of looking back to the reading.
3. I will write strong summaries, including supports from article.

Agenda:
1. Read together Science World magazine articles and answer questions.
2. Write article summaries.
3. Turn in.


Tuesday (3-7)
Homework: Section 1-3 Notes and Guided Reading, Folded Vocab
Study for Friday's quiz on sections 2 and 3
Agenda:
Section 1-3 Notes
Guided Reading
Folded Vocab, page 18
*continental drift
*Pangaea
*fossil


Wednesday (3-8)
Homework:
Study for Friday's quiz; sections 2 and 3
Complete Pangaea Puzzle. Color, cut, and glue.
Agenda:
Pangea Puzzle and Songs


Thursday (3-9)
Homework: Study for tomorrow's quiz
Agenda: Kahoot and Quizlet Review


Friday (3-10)
Homework: No new assignment
Learning Targets 1-2
Convection Currents and the Mantle
I can explain the ways heat is transferred.
I can explain the changes in density and temperature that causes convection currents in Earth's mantle.
Agenda: Quiz sections 2 and 3



*7th grade schedules are due Friday 2-10. We are putting them into the computers Wednesday.


Assignments February 13th - 17th
Monday (2-13): 5-1, 5-2
Tuesday (2-14): Layers of the Earth Foldable. Label, glue, and color.
Wednesday (2-15): Layers of Earth Song . Study for 1-1 quiz Friday. Complete powerpoint notes
Thursday (2-16): Chapter 1 Section 1 Notes, Folded Vocab, Guided Reading. Study for 1-1 quiz tomorrow
Friday (2-17): Chapter 1 Section 1 Quiz


Learning Targets
I can create a Public Service Announcement (PSA) to explain powerful facts about an environmental issue and solutions to it.


Learning Targets, 1-1 Inside Earth

1. I will understand how geologist learn about Earth's inner structure.

2. I will explain the characteristics of Earth's crust, mantle, and core.




Cole - Monday (2-13)
Homework: 5-1, 5-2 questions about Fossil Fuels and Renewable sources of Energy from last Thursday in class.

Learning Targets 5-1 Fossil Fuels




I can explain how fuels provide energy.



I can discuss three major fossil fuels.



I can explain why fossil fuels are nonrenewable.



Agenda:

1. Survey by looking at pictures, titles, subtitles, captions, etc, 5-1

2. Read 5-1, Fossil Fuels, pages 158-164.

3. Answer questions on:

page163, 1-4

page164, 1-3

Reading checkpoints pages 159, 162, 164





5-2 Technology and Design: Renewable Sources of Energy.



I can explain how the sun provides energy



I can explain a variety of sources of renewable energy.





4. Survey by looking at pictures, titles, subtitles, captions, etc, 5-2

5. Read 5-2, Technology and Design: Renewable Sources of Energy, pages165-171.

6. Answer questions on page 171.

Reading checkpoints pages 166, 168, 169 (2),170, and 171



Agenda:
Finish PSA
Upload
Show
new book


HICKS Monday (2-13)
Homework: Read 4-5, Global Changes in the Atmosphere and complete 4-5 Guided Reading

Learning Targets
5-1 Fossil Fuels
I can give examples of how fuels provide energy.
I can explain the three major fossil fuels.
I can explain why fossil fuels are nonrenewable resources.

5-2 Renewable Sources of Energy
I can identify the forms of energy provided by the sun.
I can identify some renewble sources of energy.

Agenda: Read 5-1, and 5-2, then complete Guided Reading



Tuesday (2-14)
Homework: Complete Layers of Earth Foldable with labels.
Agenda:
Layers of Earth Song and Foldable


Wednesday (2-15)
Homework:
1) powerpoint notes 1-1 Earth's Interior

2) I will look through my new book.

Agenda:
7th grade scheduling in classroom
powerpoint notes 1-1 Earth's Interior
Quizlet, kahoot
Songs


Thursday, February 16, 2017
Homework: Chapter 1 Section 1 Notes, Folded Vocab, Guided Reading

Learning Targets, 1-1 Inside Earth
1. I will understand how geologist learn about Earth's inner structure.
2. I will explain the characteristics of Earth's crust, mantle, and core.
Agenda:
ppt notes
GR
Folded Vocabulary


Friday (2-17)
Homework:

1.1 Earth's Interior,
Learning Targets:
1. I will understand how geologist learn about Earth's inner structure.
2. I will explain the characteristics of Earth's crust, mantle, and core.

Agenda:
Quiz 1-1
Show some PSAs




Learning Targets
I can create a Public Service Announcement (PSA) to explain powerful facts about an environmental issue and solutions to it.

I can create an album to contain images.
I can design and implement my PSA


Monday (2-6)
Homework: Read 4-5, Global Changes in the Atmosphere and complete 4-5 Guided Reading
Learning Target
4-5 Global Changes in the Atmosphere:
I can explain the human activities which damage the ozone layer.
I can connect how human activities are linked to global climate changes.
Agenda: Read 4-5, Global Changes in the Atmosphere and complete 4-5 Guided Reading


Tuesday (2-7)
Homework: Update NoodleTools
Agenda:
Groups work on Presentations & Check in
Chapter Four guided readings


Wednesday (2-8)
Homework: Update NoodleTools
Agenda:
7th grade scheduling
Work on presentations



COLE - Thursday (2-9)

Homework: Complete questions

Learning Targets 5-1 Fossil Fuels

I can explain how fuels provide energy.

I can discuss three major fossil fuels.

I can explain why fossil fuels are nonrenewable.

Agenda:
1. Survey by looking at pictures, titles, subtitles, captions, etc, 5-1
2. Read 5-1, Fossil Fuels, pages 158-164.
3. Answer questions on:
page163, 1-4
page164, 1-3
Reading checkpoints pages 159, 162, 164


5-2 Technology and Design: Renewable Sources of Energy.

I can explain how the sun provides energy

I can explain a variety of sources of renewable energy.


4. Survey by looking at pictures, titles, subtitles, captions, etc, 5-2
5. Read 5-2, Technology and Design: Renewable Sources of Energy, pages165-171.
6. Answer questions on page 171.
Reading checkpoints pages 166, 168, 169 (2),170, and 171


Friday (2-10)
Homework: Update NoodleTools
Agenda:
Complete Public Service Announcement




Assignments January 30th - February 3rd

Monday(1-30)- Research Day

Tuesday(1-31)- Put in Groups and Plan presentations

Wednesday(2-1)- Groups and Presentation Planning

Thursday(2-2)- Groups creating

Friday(2-3)-

Cole - Read section 4-2 and complete guided reading

Hicks - Read section 4-3 and complete guided reading

Cole/Hicks - Read section 4-4 and complete guided reading




Research Learning TargetJanuary 30th - February 3rd
I can use notes on POWERFUL FACTS, IMAGES, and SOLUTIONS as evidence proving how humans purposely or accidentally affect our natural world.

My NoodleTools has my resources correctly cited.

My group will create a public service announcement (itrailer) using: a strongly created slogan, evidence from research, and images about our topic.

Monday, January 30, 2017
Homework: Update NoodleTools

Agenda:
Group Planning using research day
Slogan - create and decide where it will be in your project
Share and select most powerful facts
Share and select most powerful images
Share and select most powerful solutions
Plan using template - What facts, images, and solutions will you include?


Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Homework: Update NoodleTools

Agenda:
Put in Groups and Plan presentations
Slogan - create and decide where it will be in your project
Share and select most powerful facts
Share and select most powerful images
Share and select most powerful solutions
Plan using template - What facts, images, and solutions will you include?


Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Homework: Update NoodleTools

Agenda:
Groups/Presentation Planning
Put in Groups and Plan presentations
Slogan - create and decide where it will be in your project
Share and select most powerful facts
Share and select most powerful images
Share and select most powerful solutions
Plan using template - What facts, images, and solutions will you include?


Thursday, February 2, 2017
Homework: Update NoodleTools
Agenda:
Groups/Presentation Planning
Put in Groups and Plan presentations
Slogan - create and decide where it will be in your project
Share and select most powerful facts
Share and select most powerful images
Share and select most powerful solutions
Plan using template - What facts, images, and solutions will you include?


Friday, February 3rd
Homework: Complete 4-2 and 4-4 guided readings


Learning Targets
4-2 Waste Disposal and Recycling
1. I can name three methods of handling solid waste.
2. I can explain how people help control the solid waste problem
3. I can explain ways to safely dispose of hazardous wastes.

4-4 Air Pollution and Solutions:
I can explain the causes of smog and acid rain.
I can give examples of causes of indoor air pollution.
I can explain ways to reduce air pollution.

Agenda:
Cole - Read section 4-2 and complete guided reading
Hicks - Read section 4-3 and complete guided reading

Cole/Hicks - Read section 4-4 and complete guided reading



Weekly Assignments January 23rd - 27th

Monday(1-23)- Complete 4-1 and 4-2 GR

Tuesday(1-24)- Read 4-3, G Reading (half class) & Images, Notes, NoodleTools

Wednesday(1-25)- Solutions, Images, Notes, NoodleTools

Thursday(1-26)- Solutions, Images, Notes, NoodleTools

Friday(1-27)-1/2 Day, Hours 4,5,6 Research Time


Learning Targets January 23rd - 27th
I can research how humans purposely or accidentally affect our natural world

I can take notes (powerful facts) on an environmental issue that interests me.

I can select non-copyright protected images

I can correctly fill in NoodleTools for a print source, website, article though database, and image.



Environmental Issues 2016
Climate change/Greenhouse gases (CO2, methane, water vapor, emissions, etc.)

Habitat loss (due to climate change, deforestation, desertification, human development, erosion, etc.)

Pollution (air, land, water) (acid rain, unclean drinking water)

Renewable sources of energy: solar/wind, geothermal, hydroelectric power, biomass fuel, gasohol.

Non-renewable sources of energy: fossil fuels (coal/oil/natural gas) to make electricity.

Natural fertilizers vs. chemical fertilizers

Oil spills (oil eating bacteria, oil tankers)

Waste disposal (Incineration, landfills, recycling)

Endangered species (resulting from habitat loss, poaching, human development, pollution, over hunting, overfishing, etc.)

RESOURCE USE -- POLLUTION -- POPULATION GROWTH



Monday(1-23)

Homework: Complete 4-1 Conserving Land and Soil and

4-2 Waste Disposal and Recycling Guided readings



Learning Targets
4-1 Conserving Land and Soil:

I can exlain how people use land.

I can exlain the structure of fertile soil.

I can exlain the problems that occur when soil is not properly managed.



Agenda:

Guided Readings

4-1, Conserving Land and Soil and



Tuesday, Jan. 24

Learning Targets:

1. can take notes (powerful facts) on an environmental issue that interests me.

2. I can select non-copyright protected images.

3. I can correctly fill in NoodleTools for a print source, website, article though database, and image.



Tuesday, Jan. 24

Homework: Update NoodleTools. Read 4-3, G Reading Water Pollution and Solutions



Learning Targets:

I can take notes (powerful facts) on an environmental issue that interests me.

I can select non-copyright protected images.

I can correctly fill in NoodleTools for a print source, website, article though database, and image.



4-3 Water Pollution and Solutions

I can give examples of why water is a limited resource.

I can give examples of major sources of water pollution.

I can explain how to reduce water pollution.



Agenda: Read 4-3, G Reading (half class) & Images, Notes, Noodle Tool



Wednesday, Jan. 25

Homework: Update NoodleTools, GR 4-4 Air Pollution and Solutions:

Learning Targets:

I can take notes (powerful facts) on an environmental issue that interests me.

I can select non-copyright protected images.

I can correctly fill in NoodleTools for a print source, website, article though database, and image.



Agenda:

Solutions, Images, Notes, NoodleTools



Thursday, Jan. 26

Homework: Update NoodleTools GR 4-5, Global Changes in the Atmosphere



Learning Targets:

1. I can describe a reason(s) why medical researchers want to protect biodiversity.

2. I can give reasons why many rain forest plants are sources of medicine.



Agenda:

Solutions, Images, Notes, NoodleTools



Friday, Jan. 27

Homework: Update NoodleTools



Learning Targets:

I can take notes (powerful facts) on an environmental issue that interests me.

I can select non-copyright protected images.

I can correctly fill in NoodleTools for a print source, website, article though database, and image.



Agenda:

1/2 Day, Hours 4,5,6 Research Time



Friday, Jan. 27
Homework: No new assignment

Learning Targets:

I can take notes (powerful facts) on an environmental issue that interests me.
I can select non-copyright protected images.
I can correctly fill in NoodleTools for a print source, website, article though database, and image.

Agenda:

1/2 Day, Hours 4,5,6 Research Time