October 30th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students finished up their DBQ Assessment.

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students took their Microscope Quiz.  Students then began notes on the History and Theory of Cells.

Homework: bring colored pencils to class tomorrow

 

Have a great night!

October 27th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students began the DBQ test on the Creation of Israel in 1948.  Students can finish up their test on Monday.

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students updated their binders.  We have started Unit 2 and with it a new Table of Contents.  Students turned in the Microscope Web Quest.  Students completed the questions on the Microscope Lab and turned it in.

Homework: none

 

Have a great weekend!

October 25th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students continued work on their DBQ Outline Guide.  Students will finish up tomorrow and have the open note test on Friday.

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students began a Microscope Lab today.  I will be out tomorrow, so we will finish up the lab on Friday.  I am including the PPT presentation below to finish the notes.

Parts of the Microscope-2msznqb

Homework: none

 

Have a great night!

October 24th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students continued with their guided outline for the DBQ.

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students took notes on how to properly use a microscope.  We will begin a microscope lab tomorrow.

Homework: finish notes on microscope using PPT presentation and microscope reinforcement

 

Have a great night!

October 23rd

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students began working on their DBQ Outline Guide.  This is their study guide for the DBQ test that they will be taking on Friday, October 27th.

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students worked on finishing up the Structure and Function of Cells Vocabulary.  What is not completed in class will be homework.

Homework: finish Structure and Function of Cells vocabulary

 

Have a great night!

October 20th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students finished up the last of five articles for the Israel DBQ we are working on in class.  We will be finishing up the DBQ next week.

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students worked on finishing up the vocabulary to our next unit, Unit 2 Structure and Function of Cells.

Homework: none

Have a great weekend!

October 18th and October 19th

I will be out these two days for my daughter’s surgery.  I will return on Friday to answer any questions from students.

 

Advanced Content Social Studies

October 18th – Students will be annotating and analyzing Document C.

October 19th – Students will be annotating and analyzing Document D.

Homework: finish the Document of the Day

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students will be working on the vocabulary for the next unit: Unit 2 – Structure and Function of Cells.  Students will have the rest of the week in class to finish this task.

Homework: none

 

Have a great night!

October 17th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students annotated and analyzed Document B of the DBQ in class.

Homework: finish Document B if not finished in class

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students continued working on their Biome Infographic.  These are due at the end of the day today.

Homework: none

 

Have a great night!

 

October 16th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students began annotating the first of five articles they will be reading this week.  I discussed with the students how to complete the Document Analysis Sheet.

Homework: students need to complete the Background Essay annotations and questions if needed and annotated and analyze Document A which they received in class today.

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students continue to work on their Biome project.  This is due at the end of class tomorrow.

Homework: continue to work on the Biome project if necessary

 

Have a great night!

October 13th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students completed the Warm-Up quiz, Vocabulary Quiz and continued working on their Background Essay for the DBQ.  We will be continuing with the DBQ throughout next week.

Homework: none

 

Science And Advanced Content Science

Students worked on their Biome Infographic in the computer lab.  There are some great infographics coming along.  Here is the instructional video link for easel.ly:

http://bit.ly/DMSinfographic

Homework: can work on the infographic if needed; Infographics are due at the end of class on Tuesday.

 

Have a great night!