February 16th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students worked on getting ready for the Summative Assessment for Africa.  We are still a couple of weeks from the test, but never too early to start preparing!

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students worked on finishing up the Forms of Reproduction Stations.  We will continue with genetics when we return from break.

Homework: none

 

Have a great mid-winter break!!!

February 15th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students took the Historical Understandings quiz.  They were also given time to complete their “Comic Strip” review

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students had a counseling lesson on “The Power of Yet”.  Students really enjoyed it!

Homework: none

 

Have a great night!

February 14th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students worked on a review for the Historical Understandings of Africa.  Students also did a Kahoot! to get ready for the quiz.

Homework: study for quiz

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students began a station activity today on the Forms of Reproduction.  Students are taking a scientific look at different organisms.

Homework: none

 

Have a great night!

February 13th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students took notes on the topic of Apartheid.  We will be finishing up the study of Historical Understandings of Africa this week.  We will have a formative assessment on Historical Understandings on Thursday.

Homework: finish questions from presentation if needed

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students began to learn of the different forms of Reproduction.  Students have a graphic organizer which helps them to locate information in the textbook.

Homework: finish graphic organizer if needed

 

Have a great night!

February 12th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students finished the classwork from Friday.  If it was not completed, it is homework.

Homework: finish Independence classwork

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students are beginning a new unit.  We are starting Genetics, Heredity, and Reproduction.  Students like the projects that we will be completing on Genetics and Heredity.

Homework: none

 

Have a great night!

February 8th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students learned about the struggles with the Independence of Africa.  We will continue tomorrow.

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students prepared for their Human Body System Test which will take place tomorrow.

Homework: study for test tomorrow

 

Have a great night!

February 7th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students finished the European Impact Activity from yesterday and turn in the questions.  Students moved to learning about Pan-Africanism.

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students turned in the Muscular System Web Quest and Nervous System Web Quest.  Students also updated their binder.  Students were then grouped based on their Ticket out the Door yesterday to go over the study guide and check their answers.

Homework: 1. study for the Human Body System test on Friday; 2. Bring your device tomorrow to participate in the Kahoot! as a review.

 

Have a great night!

February 6th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students began an activity in which they discussed the Impacts of European Imperialism.  We will continue the activity tomorrow.

Homework: 1. Complete Review Sheet if not completed  

2. Answer the following questions that went with the activity we started in class today:

In your opinion, was European colonization of Africa a good (positive) period in African history or a bad (negative) one?

Give 2 facts or pieces of evidence to justify your answer.

How did European colonialism lead to . . .

1) conflict – (fights or disagreements between Africans and Europeans)

2) civil war – (fighting between Africans in their own country)

3) artificial political boundaries – (European or non-native country borders)

You should use 2 facts per question from the notes or chart to explain your answers.

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students began working on the study guide for the Human Body Systems Test they will be taking on Friday, February 9th.  We will continue working on it tomorrow.

Homework: please finish the Muscular System Web Quest and the Nervous System Web Quest for tomorrow.  They will be handed in for a grade.

 

Have a great night!

February 5th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students finished the European Imperialism notes.  They started a review sheet that goes along with it.

Homework: finish review sheet

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students began a web quest on the Nervous System.

Homework: finish the web quest

 

Have a great night!