Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Home Learning Due 10/2 A Day, 10/3 B Day

1. Content and vocabulary assignment for Unit 3 Lesson 4, pages 168-179.  For the content assignment the students may choose to complete the textbook pages answering all questions and reading strategies or a 4,3,2 method or a summary of the lesson.  For the vocabulary assignment students may choose to complete either a four column vocabulary chart or a vocabulary poster for the 5 terms located on page 169.

2.Continue science project research

3. Test Recycling



Friday, September 26, 2014

Home Learning due Tuesday 9/30 A Day, Wednesday 10/1 B Day

1.  Student worksheet for Unit 3 lesson 3.
2. Continue science project research
3. Test Recycling
4. If you did not finish the Atmosphere Appetizer in class, then you must finish it at home.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Home Learning due Friday 9/26/14 A Day, Monday 9/29/14 B Day

1. Content and vocabulary assignment for unit 3 lesson 3, pp.154-167
-For the content assignment students will choose to complete the textbook pages (reading strategies and all questions, except “Think Outside the Book”) or 4,3,2 or a lesson summary
-For the vocabulary assignment students will choose to complete a 4 column vocabulary chart or a vocabulary poster

2. Continue science project research


   3. Test Recycling

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Home Learning

1. Test Recycle due 9/24 A Day, 9/25 B Day

2. Finish the Spheres Document Assignment due 9/22 A Day, 9/23 B Day

3. Continue working on science project topic or research plan.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Home Learning Due 9/18/14 A Day, 9/19/14 B Day

A. Complete the Topic Paper that was distributed in class.  Students will be selecting two possible topics for me to review.  Students will be answering the following questions for each possible topic:
1. Problem- What question are you trying to answer? 
2. How will you test your problem?
3. What is the real world connection?  How will this be beneficial to the rest of the world?
Students had class time to work on the topic paper in the computer lab.

B. Unit 3 Lesson 1, pages 130-141, content and vocabulary assignments:
1.Content assignment-
Students will choose to either complete all questions and reading strategies for the entire lesson (excluding the “Think Outside the Book” on p.136, this is extra credit, and number4 on page 131, because they have a different vocabulary assignment).
                                              -OR-
Students may choose to complete a 4,3,2 method for the entire lesson.  (4 facts that I have learned, 3 facts that I found interesting and why, 2 questions that I still have which cannot be answered by the content)
2. Vocabulary assignment-

Students will complete a four column vocabulary chart for the six vocabulary terms located in the green box found on page 131.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Due Wednesday 9/10/14 A Day, Thursday 9/11/14 B Day

-Create a double bar graph using the data from the Sinkin Lincoln Lab.  

-Continue researching topics for your science projects. 

Friday, September 5, 2014

Due Monday 9/8/14 A Day, Tuesday 9/9/14 B Day


4,3,2 Method for Unit 1 Lesson 3, pages 24-35.
                -4 facts that I learned from the reading.
                -3 facts that I found interesting from the reading, and why                  they are interesting.
                -2 questions that I still have about the reading. (questions                  cannot be answered by the content in the reading)
You may not use 1 fact for both a fact that you learned and a fact that you found interesting.


Begin researching topics for your science projects.  Remember, your investigation must be able to be tested and have a real world connection.