August 2016 archive

August 29 – September 2, 2016

6th Grade:

*Location TEST moved to Friday – 9/2

Monday (8/29): Reading comprehension strategies review, re-do reading comprehension questions HW: None

Tuesday (8/30): Continuing re-do of questions, compare Germany & Italy PPT notes HW: None

Wednesday (8/31): Finish re-do of questions, begin study guide HW: Study for test Friday!

Thursday (9/1): Finish study guide, check/review study guide HW: Study!

Friday (9/2): Review study guide, Location TEST HW: Have a great Labor Day weekend!

 

8th Grade:

*Prehistory TEST – Wednesday, 8/31
*Exploration Vocabulary Check – Wednesday 9/7
*Exploration Question Check – Friday 9/9

Monday (8/29): Edit rough draft, type final draft HW: Complete final draft if not finished; study for test on Wednesday!

Tuesday (8/30): Prehistory test review HW: Study!

Wednesday (8/31): Review for test, Prehistory TEST HW: None

Thursday (9/1): Exploration video clip, video reflection questions HW: None

Friday (9/2): Begin Exploration notes, begin unit vocabulary HW: Have a great Labor Day weekend!

 

August 22-26, 2016

6th Grade:

*Europe Locations TEST – Friday 8/26.
Make sure you study!!! Come see me in homeroom to study!

Monday (8/22) – Warm up, Environmental issues video, written reflection HW: None

Tuesday (8/23) – Warm up, Europe environmental issues powerpoint & notes, hand out study guide HW: None

Wednesday (8/24) – Warm up, compare/contrast partner activity HW: None

Thursday (8/25): Warm up, continue compare/contrast activity, review study guide HW: Study!

Friday (8/26): Warm up, review study guide, Europe environmental issues TEST HW: None

 

8th Grade:

*Prehistory vocabulary check – Wednesday 8/24
*Prehistory question check – Thursday 8/25
*Prehistory TEST – Wednesday 8/31

 Make sure you study!!! Come see me in homeroom to study!

Monday (8/22) – Warm up, Prehistory powerpoint & notes, vocabulary flash cards & quizlet HW: None

Tuesday (8/23) – Warm up, prehistory notes & chart, continue vocabulary HW: None

Wednesday (8/24) – Warm up, complete Prehistory notes, vocabulary check, begin unit questions HW: None

Thursday (8/25): Warm up,  complete unit questions, review answers, question check HW: None

Friday (8/26): Warm up, draft extended response essay, type final draft HW: Complete essay

 

August 15-19, 2016

6th Grade:

**Geography Test: Friday 8/19

Monday (8/15) – Practice Europe countries/features warm up, complete Europe geography vocabulary, practice vocabulary using Quizlet, Europe geography video clips HW: None

Tuesday (8/16) – Practice Europe countries/features warm up, label geographical features and countries in Europe, Europe geography video clips HW: None

Wednesday (8/17) – Practice Europe countries/features warm up, Europe features reading and questions, Sheppard Software practice HW: None

Thursday (8/18) – Practice Europe countries/features warm up, Brainpop, work on study guide HW: Study for test

Friday (8/19) – Practice Europe countries/features warm up, GEOGRAPHY TEST, review test answers HW: None

 

8th Grade:

**Geography Test: Thursday 8/18

Monday (8/15) – Geography warm up, complete unit questions HW: Finish unit questions if not done, study for unit test

Tuesday (8/16) – Geography warm up, question check, GA map activity HW: Complete map activity if not done, study for unit test

Wednesday (8/17) – Geography warm up, turn in map, work on study guide, review completed study guide HW: Study for unit test

Thursday (8/18) – No warm up, GEOGRAPHY UNIT TEST, review test, work on prehistory textbook questions HW: None

Friday (8/19) – Prehistory warm up, prehistory unit notes HW: None

August 9-12, 2016

Tuesday 8/9

6th Grade: Students completed the warm up – identifying physical features in Europe. Then students practiced with their labeling their Europe maps. Student did not finish this activity. HW: NONE!

8th Grade: Students complete the transportation systems of GA warm up. Then we began Georgia Geography notes. HW: NONE!

Wednesday 8/10

6th Grade: Students completed the warm up – identifying countries in Europe. Then students either continued labeling their Europe maps or took their world map quiz. HW: NONE!

8th Grade: Students completed the location warm up and then began identifying unit vocabulary. We continued the Georgia Geography notes. HW: Begin studying for vocabulary check on Friday.

Thursday 8/11:

6th Grade: Students completed the warm up – Word Wise 1.1 (Directions). Students then worked on identifying European vocabulary with Quizlet. HW: NONE!

8th Grade: Students completed the warm up – Climate pg. 164. We completed the Georgia Geography notes. Students completed the vocabulary. HW: Continue studying for vocabulary check on Friday.

Friday 8/12:

6th Grade: Students completed the warm up – Word Wise 3.5 (Climates). Students continued European vocabulary. Students then worked on identifying topography and geographic features HW: NONE!

Vocab Link: Click here

8th Grade: Students completed the warm up – pg. 159-163 (Georgia’s geographic features). Students took the vocabulary check. Then students began answering unit questions. Unit questions will be due Tuesday – question check on Tuesday. HW: None

 

Monday, August 8, 2016

Happy 2nd week of school! The first week was a success!!

6th & 8th Grade: Students will take the SRI (RI) tests during class today. We will take the test in our classroom on laptops. After the test, students will practice labeling and coloring their world maps.

HW: NONE 🙂