Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Social Studies:  Conduct research for your independent study or enrichment cluster Civil war project.  Brainstorm ideas for your product.  Come up with a proposal.

Math - 80 minutes in IXL due TODAY by 11:59pm (range is Mon Feb 10 - Wed Feb 19)
Next IXL due Sun March 1st (range is 2/20-3/1)
1st & 4th - 1/2 sheet
2nd, 3rd, 5th - Signatures for project due Wednesday; Google classroom assignment due Tuesday  2/25

Finish NRI if you didn't in class.
CommonLit is due tomorrow at 7:30am. If you made less than an 80, I returned it to you for revision.

Science: Finish the Yeast Feast lab if you did not finish in class today. Use the links previously posted on the blog to review for next week's quiz. 

Friday, February 14, 2020

Friday, February 14, 2020

If you haven't already done so, please pay online at CharterPay for our upcoming field trip.  All payments must be processed by Friday, February 21. Thank you for your support!!

Finish NRI if you didn't in class.
CommonLit is due Thursday at 7:30am.
Turn in extra credit book club "bongo" sheet by Wednesday.
At this point, you should have a complete rough draft of your argumentative essay. It doesn't have to be good, but it should have all the pieces. If you don't have a draft, work on it at home. We'll be revising these drafts over the next two weeks.

1 - Finish the Cellular Respiration assignments in Flocabulary if you did not finish during class. 
2 - Use the links below to review for your Food & Energy quiz (Feb. 27). Set aside 20-25 minutes each day over your 4-day weekend to review your science notes and the study links online. Reward yourself with something you enjoy after studying - take a walk, play with your dog, talk to a friend, or anything you like! 
Notes & Sample questions:
Notes - Carbs & Lipids
Notes - Proteins & Nucleic Acids
Notes - Photosynthesis
Practice questions
Macromolecules graphic organizer
Cell Division (will be covered this week)

Games / animations / videos:
Food Detective
Food Groups Game
Food Group Drag & Drop
Food Group Frenzy
Blast Off
USDA Fitness game
Sortify - Nutrition
Photosynthesis Study Jams review
Math: 80 minutes IXL due Wed Feb 19th (range is Mon Feb 10 - Wed Feb 19) (extra credit if done by Sun Feb 16th)
1st & 4th - IXL BB.7 to 85 (should have been working on it during MTSS)
2nd, 3rd, & 5th - make sure the google classroom assignment from class today is completed and turned in; complete (to 85) IXL CC.15 and CC.16 (should have been working on it during MTSS)

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Thursday February 13, 2020

Math: 80 minutes in IXL due Wednesday February 19th (extra credit if done by Sun Feb 16th, range  is Feb 10 - Feb 19th)
1st & 4th - finish google classroom
2nd, 3rd, & 5th - IXL DD.9 (20 min)

1 - Finish the cellular respiration handout from class today if you did not finish. 
2 - Use your flash cards to practice the equations for photosynthesis and cellular respiration. 
3 - Review the videos from class today if you were absent. Use these videos to answer the questions on the first part of today's handout. 
Cellular Respiration Steps
Cellular Respiration Simplified
4 - Science quiz on Tuesday, February 25. Use the links posted online this week to review and prepare. Study your notes on macromolecules, photosynthesis, and cellular respiration. 

Finish NRI if you didn't in class.
Last book club meeting tomorrow. Finish reading and notes.
CommonLit is due Tuesday at 7:30am. If you scored less than 80, I've sent it back to you for revisions. Preliminary scores are in PowerSchool.
If you don't have a full rough draft of your essay at this point, you may want to spend some time outside of class getting it down.

This weekend is a maintenance weekend for Home Base.  PowerSchool will be taken offline Friday (2/14) at 5 p.m. and returned to service no later than Monday (2/17) at 6 a.m,

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

February 12, 2020

1 - Finish the Flocabulary - Photosynthesis assignments.  No re-dos.  Take your time and use your notes / resources. 
2 - Practice using your flashcards to build the photosynthesis equation.  Practice using the words and the chemical formulas.
3 - Use the review links below to study and practice. 
Food & Nutrition review links

Social Studies:  Open note test on Friday. Remember there are a few mistakes in the practice game along with a question or two that will not be a part of the test.

Math - 80 minutes IXL due Wed Feb 19th (extra credit if done by Sun Feb 16th; range is Feb 10-Feb 19)
1st & 4th - IXL BB.6 (75 smartscore = 100; 20 minutes = 85; neither is smartscore)
2nd - none
3rd - Monopoly data #1, #3, #4, #5
5th - Monopoly data #1-8

Finish NRI if you didn't in class.
Next book club meeting is Friday--finish book and last set of notes.
Tomorrow we'll start revising our rough drafts. If you don't have a rough draft, get it done.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Reflection Questions You need to write at least 2 paragraphs due tomorrow

1)  Did you have enough merchandise?
2)  Were your prices too high or too low?  Why?
3) Did you vocalize your store?  What were you doing when there were no customers?
4) What were your expectations?
5) What did you learn about yourself, partners, and business?
6)  What would you do the same or differently the next time?

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Link for Science: 
Go to Prentice Hall
Use web code cep-1042 to see the photosynthesis animation.
Click the orange "Start" button. You will need to enable Flash to use this. 

Science Homework:
1 - Finish the photosynthesis diagrams on the back of today's notes. Study your notes on macromolecules. 
2- Listen to your new favorite jam - the Photosynthesis Song!

Finish NRI if you didn't in class.
Book club tomorrow--finish reading and notes. (One more session on Friday.)

Social Studies:  Get prepared for your test on Friday (open note).  Make sure that you have prepared your response to the short answer question.

Math: 80 minutes IXL due Wed Feb 19th (extra credit by Sun Feb 16th) (range Feb 10 - Feb 19)
1st & 4th - IXL EE.1Simplify radical expressions (90 smartscore = 100; 20 minutes under 90 smartscore = 85; under 20 min = smartscore)
2nd, 3rd & 5th - IXL Work 15 minutes in CC.1 Interpret tables

Monday, February 10, 2020

Monday, February 10, 2020

Science:  Finish the Chemical Compounds in Cells review handout (yes, front & back!) if you did not finish during class today. 

Bring back your signed permission form for the February 28 field trip if you have not already done this. Please remind your parent to pay for the field trip using Charter Pay

Math: 80 minutes IXL due Wed Feb 19th (range Feb 10 - Feb 19)
1st - complete 10 problems from the crossword puzzle
2nd, 3rd, 5th - be ready to discuss/check word problems 1/2 sheet
4th - Finish front of polynomial puzzler  

Next book club meeting is WEDNESDAY, not tomorrow, so notes are due Wednesday at 7:30am.

Social Studies:  Review your resources and begin to get organized for Friday's open note test on the Civil War.

ATSOU #5 Civil War (on YouTube)
Causes of the Civil War graphic organizer
Unit Vocabulary America Ch. 15 
America Ch. 15 sections 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
Powerpoint notes 15.3 and 15.4
Emancipation Proclamation annotation
Gettysburg Address vocabulary study
Warm up summarizing the impact of the Emancipation Proclamation
Flocabulary Civil War
Indpendent study foldable Women of the Civil War era
"The Address" reflections
Short answer question/responses 

Short answer question on Friday's test.  Use complete sentences to respond to each part!

Give an example of each of the following changes that occurred during the Civil War period
Political Change?
Social Change?
Economic Change?
Technological Change?

Which do you believe has had the most impact on American society?  Explain.