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Homework Assignments
SCHOOL YEAR 2013-2014

September October November December January February March April May June

APRIL 2014

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

APRIL 2014

 

 

 

APRIL 1, 2014

CLASS WORK

1) HW (No luck with videos, so you just have one article to read) AS WELL AS THE NEW HW!

2)Binders up to date discussion

3) Tweezer discussion

4) Appendix addition and udating of lab. (If you are absent today, be sure to see me BEFORE you continue working on the lab!!)

5) Scopes discussion

HOMEWORK

1) Same as Monday: Online reading: HOW PLASTIC AFFECTS BIRDS

2) Binder up to date

 

 

2

CLASS WORK

1) Finish yesterday's discussions if necessary.

2) Work on lab if time.

HOMEWORK

None

 

 

 

 

3

CLASS WORK

1) Lockdown attendance information- new procedure

2) Pass back and explain grading of corrections on paper #42.

3) Finish yesterday's microscope discussions if necessary.

4) Work on lab if time.

HOMEWORK

None

 

4

CLASS WORK

1) LATE WORK- End of Quarter...One last reminder!!

2) Microscope discussion (science 3)

3)Lab grades on portal

4) Work on lab!

 

HOMEWORK

None (Of course, if you owe work, you have HW as always!)

 

APRIL 7, 2014

CLASS WORK

1) Any late work? Hand it to me right now please!

2) At some point this period, okay paper #42. The key is on the cabinet to the right.

3) Work on lab!

HOMEWORK

None

 

 

 

8

CLASS WORK

1) Write homework in assignment book for today, Wednesday, and Thursday.

2) If you were absent yesterday, you need to okay paper #42. Key is on the cabinet to the right. Then put your paper into your binder.

3) Work on lab!

HOMEWORK

Online reading and slide show:

SALAMANDER'S HEFTY ROLE IN THE FOREST

Due Friday

 

 

9

CLASS WORK

1) Work on lab.

HOMEWORK

Online reading and slide show:

SALAMANDER'S HEFTY ROLE IN THE FOREST

Due Friday

 

 

10

CLASS WORK

1) Very short classes...Look at/ begin Owl Origami if time allows...?

HOMEWORK

Online reading and slide show:

SALAMANDER'S HEFTY ROLE IN THE FOREST

Due Friday

 

 

11

CLASS WORK

1) Be sure you have paper # on the origami directions sheet (#54).

2) Discuss details..websites, grading, rough and final products for the owl origami.

TWO GOOD VIDEOS FOR THE OWL ORIGAMI...Watch the second video ( for the BIRD BASE ) FIRST!!!

GOOD SITE TO THAT GIVES YOU DIRECTIONS and GIVEs YOU AN IDEA FOR A FACE / "FEATHERS"... Use your imagination!

HOMEWORK

None, get outside! BUT, if you would like extra credit on your owl origami, remember to bring in supplies and think, "EMBELLISHMENT"!!!

 

 

 

APRIL 14, 2014

CLASS WORK

1) Work on owl origami.

2) When / if you finish, work on lab.

HOMEWORK

1) Finish origami owl if you did not do so in class. Due tomorrow.

2) PLEASE NOTE that you must do this HW at HOME! Due Thursday...Online:

a) Click on this website: EXPLORE YOUR INNER ANIMALS

1) You will see the human body on the left side of the screen.

2) Using the arrows, rotate the human body until the jaw / teeth area lights up. Click on the jaw.

3) Now look at the right side of the screen You will see a video pop up.

4) READ THE INFORMATION UNDER THE video screen.

5) Next, press play and watch the first video.

6) Then, LOOK RIGHT ABOVE the SCREEN and press on the next ICON. (To the Left of the HUMAN head ICON.)

7) READ THE INFORMATION UNDER THE video screen.

8) Watch the second video.

9) Repeat steps 6-8 to see the last two presentations. They are PICTURES, not videos. (So, at this point, you will have seen FOUR presentations in all!) NEXT...

10) On the HUMAN BODY on the left hand side of the screen, click on THE BACK.

11) Follow the same procedure as you have been to WATCH these TWO VIDEOS.

 

 

 

15

CLASS WORK

1) Discuss Education Fair

2) DISCUSS THE BIRDMAN!!! :-)

2) Owl origmai due

3) Work on lab.

HOMEWORK

1) PLEASE NOTE that you must do this HW at HOME! Due Thursday...Online:

a) Click on this website: EXPLORE YOUR INNER ANIMALS

1) You will see the human body on the left side of the screen.

2) Using the arrows, rotate the human body until the jaw / teeth area lights up. Click on the jaw.

3) Now look at the right side of the screen You will see a video pop up.

4) READ THE INFORMATION UNDER THE video screen.

5) Next, press play and watch the first video.

6) Then, LOOK RIGHT ABOVE the SCREEN and press on the next ICON. (To the Left of the HUMAN head ICON.)

7) READ THE INFORMATION UNDER THE video screen.

8) Watch the second video.

9) Repeat steps 6-8 to see the last two presentations. They are PICTURES, not videos. (So, at this point, you will have seen FOUR presentations in all!) NEXT...

10) On the HUMAN BODY on the left hand side of the screen, click on THE BACK.

11) Follow the same procedure as you have been to WATCH these TWO VIDEOS.

 

16

CLASS WORK

BIRDMAN PRESENTATION!!! :-)

HOMEWORK

1) PLEASE NOTE that you must do this HW at HOME! Due Thursday...Online:

a) Click on this website: EXPLORE YOUR INNER ANIMALS

1) You will see the human body on the left side of the screen.

2) Using the arrows, rotate the human body until the jaw / teeth area lights up. Click on the jaw.

3) Now look at the right side of the screen You will see a video pop up.

4) READ THE INFORMATION UNDER THE video screen.

5) Next, press play and watch the first video.

6) Then, LOOK RIGHT ABOVE the SCREEN and press on the next ICON. (To the Left of the HUMAN head ICON.)

7) READ THE INFORMATION UNDER THE video screen.

8) Watch the second video.

9) Repeat steps 6-8 to see the last two presentations. They are PICTURES, not videos. (So, at this point, you will have seen FOUR presentations in all!) NEXT...

10) On the HUMAN BODY on the left hand side of the screen, click on THE BACK.

11) Follow the same procedure as you have been to WATCH these TWO VIDEOS.

 

17

CLASS WORK

1) Online HW due.

2) Work on lab.

HOMEWORK

None

 

 

18

CLASS WORK

1) Work on lab.

HOMEWORK

None...Have a wonderful vacation!

 

APRIL 21, 2014

VACATION!

 

22

VACATION!

23

VACATION!

 

 

24

VACATION!

 

25

VACATION!

 

APRIL 28, 2014

CLASS WORK

MY NOTES::::

1) There are SIX separate slide shows (with SOUND) in this asignment. You need to watch all six by Friday

 

Do owl videos.

 

 

 

 

29

 

Learn how to use the dissecting microscopes-class discussion

DANGERS OF PLASTIC-AN INTERVIEW WITH CHARLES MOORE

MIDWAY AND THE SURROUNDING OCEAN

CHRIS JORDAN

WASHED UP WHALE FOUND WITH GALLONS OF OUR GARBAGE IN ITS GUT

MIDWAY FILM TRAILER

IGNORE MY NOTES

Pass out PAPER #44, BIOGRAPHY OF THE BARN OWL. Fill in the heading and put the info into your Table of Contents.

2) If time, begin discussing the paper together.

-----------------------------

1) Begin / continue discussing paper #44.

2) Depending on time, pass out PAPER# 45, HOW THE BARN OWL HEARS. Fill in the heading and put the info into your Table of Contents.

IGNORE: MY NOTES

Retro Report: A SHEEP NAMED DOLLY

MOOSE DIE-OFF ALARMS SCIENTISTS

A HARD CLIMATE FOR PENQUINS AND BUTTERFLIES

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

MAY 2014

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

MAY 2014

 

 

 

APRIL 1, 2014

CLASS WORK

 

 

2

CLASS WORK

 

3

CLASS WORK

 

4

CLASS WORK

 

 

MAY , 2014

CLASS WORK

 

 

 

8

CLASS WORK

 

 

 

9

CLASS WORK

 

 

10

CLASS WORK

 

 

11

CLASS WORK

 

 

 

 

MAY, 2014

CLASS WORK

 

 

 

 

15

CLASS WORK

 

16

 

 

17

CLASS WORK

 

 

18

CLASS WORK

 

MAY , 2014

 

 

22

 

23

 

 

 

24

 

 

25

 

 

MAY , 2014

CLASS WORK

 

 

 

 

29

 

Learn how to use the dissecting microscopes-class discussion

DANGERS OF PLASTIC-AN INTERVIEW WITH CHARLES MOORE

MIDWAY AND THE SURROUNDING OCEAN

CHRIS JORDAN

WASHED UP WHALE FOUND WITH GALLONS OF OUR GARBAGE IN ITS GUT

MIDWAY FILM TRAILER

IGNORE MY NOTES

Pass out PAPER #44, BIOGRAPHY OF THE BARN OWL. Fill in the heading and put the info into your Table of Contents.

2) If time, begin discussing the paper together.

-----------------------------

1) Begin / continue discussing paper #44.

2) Depending on time, pass out PAPER# 45, HOW THE BARN OWL HEARS. Fill in the heading and put the info into your Table of Contents.

IGNORE: MY NOTES

Retro Report: A SHEEP NAMED DOLLY

MOOSE DIE-OFF ALARMS SCIENTISTS

A HARD CLIMATE FOR PENQUINS AND BUTTERFLIES

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

MARCH 2014

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

MARCH 3, 2014

CLASS WORK

1) Discuss and then copy down homework for today, Tues, and Weds.(I may add more HW for Tues/Weds.)

2) Write down homework!

3)

HOMEWORK

Due Wednesday

***OPTION 1: :-( .........LATE HOMEWORK! If you have not carefully read the Owl Pages (Listed below), theya re all due on Thursday.

***OPTION 2: :-)................. ONTIME HOMEWORK! If you have done your HW all along as you should have been doing, then you have NONE (for now).

1) GENERAL OWL PHYSIOLOGY

2) BEHAVIOR OF OWLS

3) OWL FOOD AND HUNTING

4) DIGESTION IN OWLS

5) OWL EYES AND VISION

6) OWL EARS AND HEARING

7) OWL FEATHERS AND FLIGHT

*) OWL FEET, TALONS

*) OWL SKELETAL SYSTEM

*) OWL BREEDING AND REPRODUCTION

 

4

CLASS WORK

1) Homework should be copied down already for Mon, Tues, and Weds.

2) We passed out and put a heading on PAPER #47, TALON, on the Thursday before vacation.

3) Read through it carefully. Do not underline / highlight.

4) See me / and or pass out PAPER #48, QUESTIONS FOR PAPER #47. (Most got this paper on the Thursday before vacation.)

5) Begin working.

6) If you finish, LEARN the information. (Use a laptop to look up anything if you would like.)

7) Keep both papers in your binder.

8) Finish paper #43 if you need to. See me to be put into a group please or you may work by yourself.

9) Show me paper #43 when you/your group is done.

10) Get PAPER #44, THE SKELETAL SYSTEM- JOINTS. Read the textbook pages and then complete the paper. When finished, pass it into the Paper Eater!

 

HOMEWORK

Same as Monday

 

 

5

CLASS WORK

1) Homework should be copied down already for Mon, Tues, and Weds.

2) We passed out and put a heading on PAPER #47, TALON, on the Thursday before vacation.

3) Read through it carefully. Do not underline / highlight.

4) See me / and or pass out PAPER #48, QUESTIONS FOR PAPER #47. (Most got this paper on the Thursday before vacation.)

5) Begin working.

6) If you finish, LEARN the information. (Use a laptop to look up anything if you would like.)

7) Keep both papers in your binder.

8) Finish paper #43 if you need to. See me to be put into a group please or you may work by yourself.

9) Show me paper #43 when you/your group is done.

10) Get PAPER #44, THE SKELETAL SYSTEM- JOINTS. Read the textbook pages and then complete the paper. When finished, pass it into the Paper Eater!

11) Okay quiz- Do PAPER #49, QUIZ CORRECTIONS, first for any incorrect questions. After #49 is done, correct quiz "as usual". Staple #49 to the FRONT of the quiz. Show me please!

1) GENERAL OWL PHYSIOLOGY

2) BEHAVIOR OF OWLS

3) OWL FOOD AND HUNTING

4) DIGESTION IN OWLS

5) OWL EYES AND VISION

6) OWL EARS AND HEARING

7) OWL FEATHERS AND FLIGHT

*) OWL FEET, TALONS

*) OWL SKELETAL SYSTEM

*) OWL BREEDING AND REPRODUCTION

HOMEWORK

Same as Monday

 

 

 

 

6

CLASS WORK

1) Copy down homework: NEW online reading...due Monday

2) When you finish paper #48, LEARN the information. (Use a laptop to look up anything if you would like.)

3) Keep both papers #47 and 48 in your binder.

4) Finish paper #43 if you need to. See me to be put into a group please or you may work by yourself.

5) Show me paper #43 when you/your group is done.

6) Get PAPER #44, THE SKELETAL SYSTEM- JOINTS. Read the textbook pages and then complete the paper. When finished, pass it into the Paper Eater!

7) Okay quiz- Do PAPER #49, QUIZ CORRECTIONS, first for any incorrect questions. After #49 is done, correct quiz "as usual". Staple #49 to the FRONT of the quiz. Show me please Websites to use for correcting your quiz are listed below !

1) GENERAL OWL PHYSIOLOGY

2) BEHAVIOR OF OWLS

3) OWL FOOD AND HUNTING

4) DIGESTION IN OWLS

5) OWL EYES AND VISION

6) OWL EARS AND HEARING

7) OWL FEATHERS AND FLIGHT

*) OWL FEET, TALONS

*) OWL SKELETAL SYSTEM

*) OWL BREEDING AND REPRODUCTION

HOMEWORK

HOMEWORK

Online reading:

OWL FEET, TALONS

OWL SKELETAL SYSTEM

OWL BREEDING AND REPRODUCTION

MINNESOTA MYSTERY: WHAT'S KILLING THE MOOSE? (video and article)

7

CLASS WORK

1) Discuss 2 quiz questions (+ 4 point added to most quizzes), list any late or missing work, pass back misc. papers, due dates

2) When you finish paper #48, LEARN the information. (Use a laptop to look up anything if you would like.)

3) Keep both papers #47 and 48 in your binder.

4) Finish paper #43 if you need to. See me to be put into a group please or you may work by yourself.

5) Show me paper #43 when you/your group is done.

6) Get PAPER #44, THE SKELETAL SYSTEM- JOINTS. Read the textbook pages and then complete the paper. When finished, pass it into the Paper Eater!

7) Okay quiz- Do PAPER #49, QUIZ CORRECTIONS, first for any incorrect questions. After #49 is done, correct quiz "as usual". Staple #49 to the FRONT of the quiz. Show me please THE OWL PAGES Websites to use for correcting your quiz are listed be low !

1) GENERAL OWL PHYSIOLOGY

2) BEHAVIOR OF OWLS

3) OWL FOOD AND HUNTING

4) DIGESTION IN OWLS

5) OWL EYES AND VISION

6) OWL EARS AND HEARING

7) OWL FEATHERS AND FLIGHT

*) OWL FEET, TALONS

*) OWL SKELETAL SYSTEM

*) OWL BREEDING AND REPRODUCTION

8) See me

HOMEWORK

HOMEWORK

Online reading:

OWL FEET, TALONS

OWL SKELETAL SYSTEM

OWL BREEDING AND REPRODUCTION

MINNESOTA MYSTERY: WHAT'S KILLING THE MOOSE? (video and article)

 

 

MARCH 10, 2014

CLASS WORK

1) Write down homework.

2) Finish okaying #43 today!

3) If you do not have Paper #44, get it from me BEFORE you leave class.

4) Work on okaying quizzes.

5) See me (to get lab to read)

HOMEWORK

Finish paper #44 if you have not done so. Otherwise, there is no HW!

 

 

11

CLASS WORK

1) Collect paper #44 from those who need to pass it in.

2) Pass back quizzes that need correcting.

3) Copy down HW for today and tomorrow.

4) Pass out PAPER # 51, BIOGRAPHY OF THE BARN OWL. Put your heading on it and put it into your Table of Contents.(This is NOT a time to be updating your Table of Contents!)

5) Start reading the paper together as a class, discussing it and underlining important information.

HOMEWORK

*) If your quiz is not okayed, it is due on Thursday. (This includes paper #49 and okaying the quiz itself, including the extra credit!)

 

12

CLASS WORK

1) Continue reading and discussing paper #51.

2) When finished (if we finish), pass out PAPER #45, HOW THE BARN OWL HEARS. Put your heading on it andput it into your Table of Contents.

3) We may begin PAPER #46, WHAT IS A FOOD CHAIN? if there is time.

HOMEWORK

*) If your quiz is not okayed, it is due on Thursday. (This includes paper #49 and okaying the quiz itself, including the extra credit!)

 

13

CLASS WORK

1) collect quizzes that were okayed for homework.

2) Continue reading and discussing papers #45, and 46.

3)

HOMEWORK

None

 

 

 

14

CLASS WORK

1) In groups, re-read sections of paper #46 (What is a Food Chain?) and discuss noting important information of varying levels.

2) Pass out PAPER #50, THE OWL PELLET LAB.

HOMEWORK

Read paper #50 very carefully. No appendix section attached to the lab yet.

Remember quiz corrections if not done!

 

 

MARCH 17, 2014

CLASS WORK

1) Pass out PAPER #53, OWLS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE. Put on a heading, add it to the Table of contents. Put HW into your assignment book.

2) Pass back paper #44. Use the key that is up front on the chair to okay it. Put paper in binder when when done.

3) Start to discuss lab!

HOMEWORK

Read paper #53, Owls of NH. On the back side of the paper, circle the 6 owls in the titles. Learn their names (including speliing)!........Due WEDNESDAY

*******As always, your Table of Contents should be up to date. Papers should be organized in your binder!*******

 

 

18

CLASS WORK

1) Finish discussing lab, page 1, if necessary. Sign the bottom of page 1.

2) Quiz corrections :-/ Please note: YOU MAY WORK ON QUIZ CORRECTIONS TONIGHT IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO GET THEM OUT OF THE WAY!!

3) Begin lab when quiz corrections are completed and accurate!

HOMEWORK

Same as Monday:

Read paper #53, Owls of NH. On the back side of the paper, circle the 6 owls in the titles. Learn their names (including speliing)!........Due WEDNESDAY

*******As always, your Table of Contents should be up to date. Papers should be organized in your binder!*******

 

 

19

CLASS WORK

1) Quiz corrections :-/ Please note: YOU MAY WORK ON QUIZ CORRECTIONS AGAIN TONIGHT IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO GET THEM OUT OF THE WAY!!

2) Begin lab when quiz corrections are completed and accurate!

3) Continue working on lab if you already started another day!

HOMEWORK

None.......However, YOU MAY WORK ON QUIZ CORRECTIONS AGAIN TONIGHT IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO GET THEM OUT OF THE WAY!!

 

 

20

CLASS WORK

***IMPORTANT NOTE: QUIZ CORRECTIONS must be COMPLETED, CORRECTED, AND TOTALLY ACCURATE (okayed) before the end of class TOMORROW. If they are not finished by then, you will not earn a grade (100%) for okaying your quiz.***

1) Quiz corrections :-/ Please note: YOU MAY WORK ON QUIZ CORRECTIONS AGAIN TONIGHT IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO GET THEM OUT OF THE WAY!!

2) Begin lab when quiz corrections are completed and accurate!

3) Continue working on lab if you already started another day!

HOMEWORK

None, unless quiz corrections are not done.

 

 

 

21

CLASS WORK

***IMPORTANT NOTE: QUIZ CORRECTIONS must be COMPLETED, CORRECTED, AND TOTALLY ACCURATE (okayed) before the end of class TODAY. If they are not finished by then, you will not earn a grade (100%) for okaying your quiz.***

1) Finish quiz corrections.

2) Begin lab when quiz corrections are completed and accurate!

3) Continue working on lab if you already started another day!

HOMEWORK

None...Have a great weekend!

 

 

MARCH 24, 2014

CLASS WORK

1) Discuss quizzes that have NOT been okayed.

2) Pass back paper #42. Discuss HW

3) Past late work?!?

4) Begin and / or continue working on lab.

***Discuss: paper plates, rulers, tweezers

HOMEWORK

1) Do the corrections on paper #42. It must be 100% ACCURATE before I will accept it! Due Wednesday

2) For those who still do not have QUIZ CORRECTIONS done, they must be completely accurate and okayed no later than Thursday for partial credit. (Partial (late) credit is better than a 0%!)

 

 

 

25

CLASS WORK

1) Any homework to pass in?

2) Continue working on lab.

HOMEWORK

1) Do the corrections on paper #42. It must be 100% ACCURATE before I will accept it! Due Wednesday

2) For those who still do not have QUIZ CORRECTIONS done, they must be completely accurate and okayed no later than Thursday for partial credit. (Partial (late) credit is better than a 0%!)

 

 

 

26

CLASS WORK

1) Collect HW- paper #42

2) ALL QUIZZES / LATE WORK MUST BE PASSED IN TOMORROW!

3) Work on lab!

a) SKULL CHECK- keyable?

b) You may use tweezers if you have not already :-)

HOMEWORK

1) None, unless your quizzes and late work are not up to date.

2) Due tomorrow: For those who still do not have QUIZ CORRECTIONS done, they must be completely accurate and okayed no later than Thursday (as always, passed in at the beginning of class) for partial credit. (Partial (late) credit is better than a 0%!)

3) Due tomorrow: ALL LATE WORK MUST BE PASSED IN TOMORROW!(Partial (late) credit is better than a 0%!)

 

 

27

CLASS WORK

1) Pass in late work / quizzesimmediately to me.

2) Copy HW into assignment books for TODAY and TOMORROW.

3) Pass out Appendixes A-F. Staple them to your lab.

4) Work on lab!

HOMEWORK

Due Monday:

1) SCIENCE TAKE: MONKEY MANNERS

2) SCIENCE TAKE: ELEPHANT EMPATHY

3) SCIENCE TAKE: MOLES ON THE MOVE

4) There was a devastating mudslide in the town of Oso, Washington recently. At the very beginning of the article, there is a video that explains how mudslides occur. Please watch this MUDSLIDE VIDEO. You do not need to read the article or watch the other videos, unless you want to do so.

28

CLASS WORK

1) Begin to read orally and discuss information in Chapter 16, page 460.

HOMEWORK

Same as yesterday. Due Monday:

1) SCIENCE TAKE: MONKEY MANNERS

2) SCIENCE TAKE: ELEPHANT EMPATHY

3) SCIENCE TAKE: MOLES ON THE MOVE

4) There was a devastating mud slide in the town of Oso, Washington recently. At the very beginning of the article, there is a video that explains how mud slides occur. Please watch this MUD SLIDE VIDEO. You do not need to read the article or watch the other videos.

 

MARCH 31, 2014

CLASS WORK

1) Put HW into assignment books for today and tomorrow.

2) Work on lab. :-)

HOMEWORK

I am having difficulty connecting the videos I want you to see. Therefore, I only have one article for you to read at this point in time. I will keep trying!

HOW PLASTIC AFFECTS BIRDS

 

 

Learn how to use the dissecting microscopes-class discussion

DANGERS OF PLASTIC-AN INTERVIEW WITH CHARLES MOORE

MIDWAY AND THE SURROUNDING OCEAN

CHRIS JORDAN

WASHED UP WHALE FOUND WITH GALLONS OF OUR GARBAGE IN ITS GUT

MIDWAY FILM TRAILER

 

IGNORE MY NOTES

Pass out PAPER #44, BIOGRAPHY OF THE BARN OWL. Fill in the heading and put the info into your Table of Contents.

2) If time, begin discussing the paper together.

-----------------------------

1) Begin / continue discussing paper #44.

2) Depending on time, pass out PAPER# 45, HOW THE BARN OWL HEARS. Fill in the heading and put the info into your Table of Contents.

IGNORE: MY NOTES

Retro Report: A SHEEP NAMED DOLLY

MOOSE DIE-OFF ALARMS SCIENTISTS

A HARD CLIMATE FOR PENQUINS AND BUTTERFLIES