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Homework Assignments

SCHOOL YEAR 2014-2015

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September 2014

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Please note that for the first week of school, there was no homework, other than to "get outside"! :-)

 

SEPTEMBER 1, 2014

NO SCHOOL

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER 2, 2014

CLASS WORK

Depending on where we stopped on Friday:

1) Write down homework word for word for today. Write in HW for tomorrow also (See Tues).

2) Finish correct SCIENCE BINDER set up, including identifying binder on the outside with name and HR.

3) Pass out science binder TABLE OF CONTENTS (green paper) and discuss how to use it.

4) Pass out PAPER #1, STUDENT SAFETY CONTRACT. Record it in table of contents. Read silently and discuss it. Add in information about computer and printer.

5) Pass out PAPER #2, COURSE EXPECTATIONS. Record it in table of contents. Read silently and discuss it.

6) Discuss Breakfast Club and study and use of a computer during study.

7) Discuss NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards)

8) Do you have a computer and printer at home to use?

HOMEWORK

Due: on or before THURSDAY

Look papers #1 and 2 over with a parent/guardian. Please have a parent/guardian SIGN both papers. :-)

 

 

 

 

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CLASS WORK

1) Pick up from where we left off yesterday (See Tues).

2) Explanation of late/missing HW slip;how to use Ms Wetterer's website (shows Table of Contents class work, and HW)...

3) Begin: Living and Nonliving Things

HOMEWORK

1) Get papers #1 and 2 signed. DUE TOMORROW.

 

 

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CLASS WORK

1) Finish up Tuesday if necessary

2) Begin and/or continue on Living vs Nonliving Things

3) Characteristics of Living Things

HOMEWORK

None :-)

 

 

 

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CLASS WORK

1) Continue with Living vs Nonliving things (Location:___; List 5 living and 5 nonliving)

2) Develop a list of characteristics of living things (clue: fair food)

3) Work in groups to discuss individual characteristics of living things lists. Develop a "master list".

4) One partner shares "master list".

5) Pass out PAPER #3, CHARACTERISTICS OF LIVING THINGS.

6) As a class, circle/hilite all of the bold and underlined words. Pronounce them together.

7) Read paper #3 in groups. Compare individual and master lists to list on paper 3, page 1.

8) In groups, learn 1-5 at the bottom of pagee one.

9) In groups ask each other questions about the content of paper #3. Learn what the bold print words mean.

HOMEWORK

None...Have a wonderful weekend and get outside! :-)

 

 

SEPTEMBER 8, 2014

***CLASS WORK***

1) Write down HW for today word for word in your assignment book.

2) Write down HW for Tuesday in your assignment book. you can write "See Monday".

3) Pass out duplicate safety contract (paper #1). Put on heading, put in binder.

4) Late work?

5) Pick up from where we left off on Friday. This will vary from class to class.

*) One partner shares "master list".

*) Pass out PAPER #3, CHARACTERISTICS OF LIVING THINGS.

*) As a class, circle/hilite all of the bold and underlined words. Pronounce them together.

*) Read paper #3 in groups. Compare individual and master lists to list on paper 3, page 1.

*) Write an opinion piece: Do you believe there is alien life / extra terrestrial life...Support your opinion.

*) If extra time, start HW.

***HOMEWORK***

Due WEDNESDAY

Learn the 5 characteristics of life. Use paper #3.

 

 

 

 

 

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***CLASS WORK***

1) Late HW?

We will start from where we left off yesterday. (This will vary from one class to another.)--->

2) As a class, circle/hilite all of the bold and underlined words. Pronounce them together.

3) Read paper #3 in groups. Compare individual and master lists to list on paper 3, page 1.

4) Write an opinion piece: Do you believe there is alien life / extra terrestrial life...Support your opinion.

5) Share opion pieces with the class.

6) Pass out PAPER #4, DEFINING LIFE. (Complete heading, into Table of Contents)

7) Begin reading paper #4 ("challenging read"!)

***HOMEWORK***

See Monday

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***CLASS WORK***

1) Write down HW.

2) As a class, circle/hilite all of the bold and underlined words. Pronounce them together.

3) Read paper #3 in groups. Compare individual and master lists to list on paper 3, page 1.

4) Write an opinion piece: Do you believe there is alien life / extra terrestrial life...Support your opinion.

5) Share opinion pieces with the class.

6) Pass out PAPER #4, DEFINING LIFE. (Complete heading, into Table of Contents)

7) Begin reading paper #4 "challenging read"!)

8) Finish reading paper #4. Read it once for general understanding, then a second time to determine the main idea(s) of the article.

9) Write a sentence or two summarizing the MAIN IDEA of paper #4.

10) In groups, share your main ideas. Do you all agree?

11) Considering our school theme of CHALLENGE, introduce Scramble Squares...Try them out for a few minutes!

***HOMEWORK***

None :-) (If you did not complete your HW from Monday and Tuesday, you have another chance to get it done!)

 

 

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WHAT WE DID IN CLASS TODAY

science 1: steps 1 and 8-10 today

science 2: steps 1 and 6-

science 3: steps 1 and 2 (finish) -3

science 4: steps 1 and 4

science 5: steps 1 and 4 (finish)-5 (half way through)

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***CLASS WORK***

1) Write down HW

2) Write an opinion piece: Do you believe there is alien life / extra terrestrial life...Support your opinion.

3) Share opinion pieces with the class.

4) Pass out PAPER #4, DEFINING LIFE. (Complete heading, into Table of Contents)

5) Begin reading paper #4 ("challenging read"!)

6) Finish reading paper #4. Read it once for general understanding, then a second time to determine the main idea(s) of the article.

7) Write a sentence or two summarizing the MAIN IDEA of paper #4.

8) In groups, share your main ideas and then share as a class.

9) Considering our school theme of CHALLENGE, introduce Scramble Squares...Try them out for a few minutes!

10) Pass out paper #5, CHARACTERISTICS OF LIVING THINGS- QUESTIONS

11) Try to answer any questions you can without using paper #3. Then use paper #3 to help you find answers.

12) Pass in paper #5, even if you did not finish today.

***HOMEWORK***

1) You will be reading an online article.

2) Click on the following link to get to the article.

3) When you have finished reading the article, be sure that you can summarize the MAIN IDEA of the article in one or two sentences.

4) Write your MAIN IDEA sentence(s) on the BACK SIDE of PAPER #1 in your BINDER.

CLIMATE CHANGE WILL DISRUPT HALF OF NORTH AMERICA'S BIRD SPECIES, STUDY SAYS

 

 

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WHERE WE DID IN CLASS TODAY.

science 1- steps 11and/or 12

science 2- steps 7-9

science 3- steps 2-3

science 4- steps 1and 5-7

science 5- steps 3-5 or 6

 

 

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***CLASS WORK***

1) Share opinion pieces (extra terrestrial) with the class.

2) Pass out PAPER #4, DEFINING LIFE. (Complete heading, into Table of Contents)

3) Begin reading paper #4 ("challenging read"!)

4) Finish reading paper #4. Read it once for general understanding, then a second time to determine the main idea(s) of the article.

5) Write a sentence or two summarizing the MAIN IDEA of paper #4.

6) In groups, share your main ideas.

7) Considering our school theme of CHALLENGE, introduce Scramble Squares...Try them out for a few minutes!

8) Pass out paper #5, CHARACTERISTICS OF LIVING THINGS- QUESTIONS

9) Pass out the last page of paper #5. Staple them together.

10) Try to answer any questions you can without using paper #3. Then use paper #3 to help you find answers.

11) Pass in paper #5, even if you did not finish today.

***HOMEWORK***

See Thursday

 

 

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WHAT WE DID IN CLASS TODAY.

science 1- steps 8-11 (finished paper #5 today)

science 2- steps 8-11 (started paper #5 today)

science 3- step1(finished)

science 4- steps 6&7

science 5- steps 4-7

 

SEPTEMBER 15, 2014

***CLASS WORK***

1) Pass in HW

2) Pass out PAPER #4, DEFINING LIFE. (Complete heading, into Table of Contents)

3) Begin reading paper #4 ("challenging read"!)

4) Finish reading paper #4. Read it once for general understanding, then a second time to determine the main idea(s) of the article.

5) Write a sentence or two summarizing the MAIN IDEA of paper #4.

6) In groups, share your main ideas.

7) Considering our school theme of CHALLENGE, introduce Scramble Squares...Try them out for a few minutes!

8) Pass out paper #5, CHARACTERISTICS OF LIVING THINGS- QUESTIONS

9) Pass out the last page of paper #5. Staple them together.

10) Try to answer any questions you can without using paper #3. Then use paper #3 to help you find answers.

11) Pass in paper #5, even if you did not finish today.

12) Finish paper #5.

***HOMEWORK***

None (unless you did not do your HW from last Thursday/Friday!)

 

 

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WHAT WE DID IN CLASS TODAY.

science 1- steps 1, 12 & 7

science 2- 1, 10-12 & 7

science 3- steps 1-5 (not finished)

science 4- steps 1, 8-11

science 5- steps 1, 8-11

 

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***CLASS WORK**

SCIENCE 1 & 2

1) Any late HW?

2) Is everyone done with paper #5?

3) Begin movie clips (Contact) / discussion

SCIENCE 3

1) Any late HW?

2) Write a sentence or two summarizing the MAIN IDEA of paper #4.

3) In groups, share your main ideas.

4) Considering our school theme of CHALLENGE, introduce Scramble Squares...Try them out for a few minutes!

SCIENCE 4 & 5

1) Any late HW?

2) Continue to work on / finish paper #5

***HOMEWORK***

***HOMEWORK for SCIENCE 1,2,4,5-Finish paper #5. Due tomorrow.

***HOMEWORK for SCIENCE 3- None

 

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***CLASS WORK***

SCIENCE 1 & 2

1) Collect HW (paper #5)(

2) Continue with movie.

SCIENCE 3

1) Pass out paper #5, CHARACTERISTICS OF LIVING THINGS- QUESTIONS

2) Pass out the last page of paper #5. Staple them together.

3) Work on paper #5. Use paper #3 to help you.

SCIENCE 4 & 5

1) Collect HW (paper #5)

2) Begin movie clips (Contact) / discussion

***HOMEWORK***

None :-)

 

 

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***CLASS WORK***

SCIENCE 1, 2, 4, 5

1) Any late HW (paper # 5)?

2) Continue with movie.

SCIENCE 3

1) Finish paper #5.

2) If time, continue trying out Scramble Square puzzles for a few minutes.

3) Discuss and start movie?

***HOMEWORK***

None

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***CLASS WORK***

SCIENCE 1- (finished movie yesterday) Finish synopsis and see the real Jill Tarter online article.

SCIENCE 2- finish movie

SCIENCE 3- Begin movie

SCIENCE 4- finish movie

SCIENCE 5- finish movie

***HOMEWORK***

None...Get outside! :-)

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER 22, 2014

CLASS WORK

SCIENCE 1- Finish the real Jill Tarter online article.

SCIENCE 2- Finish synopsis and see the real Jill Tarter online article.

SCIENCE 3- Continue with movie.

SCIENCE 4- Finish movie. Share synopsis and begin the real Jill Tarter online article.

SCIENCE 5- Finish movie. Share synopsis and begin the real Jill Tarter online article.

HOMEWORK

 

 

 

 

 

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SEPTEMBER 29, 2014

CLASS WORK

HOMEWORK

 

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HOMEWORK

PLEASE IGNORE my notes!

EXAMPLES THAT SHOW THE DEFINITION OF A WAVE

 

SWIMMING DINOSAUR