January 16th

Advanced Content Social Studies 

Students finished the African Geography PPT presentation.  Students began working on the Africa Natural Resources and Population map.

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students began the Digestive System.  Molly Marshmallow video demonstrated to the students how a marshmallow moves through the system.  Students then began working on a diagram of the Digestive System.

Homework: none

 

Have a great night!

January 12th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students started taking notes on a presentation on the Geography of Africa.  We will be finishing up the presentation on Tuesday.

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students took the Reading Inventory in class today.  We will begin the Human Body Systems on Tuesday, starting with the Digestive System.

Homework: none

 

Have a great three day weekend!

January 11th

Block 2 Advanced Content Social Studies

Students began a new set of warm-ups.  Students were also introduced to the vocabulary for the Geography of Africa.  The students will be taking a “Ticket in the Door” assessment to check for understanding.

Homework: study Geography of Africa vocabulary

 

Block 3 & 6 Science Class

Students turned in their Levels of Organization Flipbook and then began to fill out their Human Body Systems graphic organizers.

Homework: none

 

Have a great night!

January 10th

Block 1 Advanced Content Social Studies

Students began new warm-ups.  Students were also introduced to the Geography vocabulary for Africa.  There will be a short quiz on Friday.

Homework: study the vocabulary words

 

Blocks 3 & 7 Science and Advanced Content Science

Students finished up the Levels of Organization flipbook.  I am working on getting them graded.  Students began to complete their Human Body Systems graphic organizer.

Homework: none

 

Have a great night!

January 9th

Advanced Content

Students began work on an Introduction to Africa and a Physical Features worksheet.  We will be working on geographic vocabulary tomorrow.

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students worked on finishing their Levels of Organization flipbook.

Homework: none

 

Have a great night!

January 5th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students finished up the Geo Bee in class today.  We will begin the vocabulary from the Africa Unit on Monday.

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students began work on their flipbook for the Levels of Organization.  We are getting ready to begin Unit 3 Human Body.

Homework: none

 

Have a great night!

January 4th

Welcome Back!

Advanced Content Social Studies

I went over the Durham Wildcat Expectations with students to remind them of the behavior that is expected in school.  Students emptied out their binders today into folders that I have for them.  We are keeping the material to help us prepare for the end of the year assessment.

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

I went over the Durham Wildcat Expectations with students to remind them of the behavior that is expected in school.  Students updated their IAN’s today.  We began the study of Levels of Organization and will finish up the concept with a flipbook for tomorrow.

Homework: none

 

Have a great night!

December 18th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students began a map grid of Africa as an introduction to the next unit.

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students took the Cell Processes test in class today.  This finishes up Unit 2 Structure and Function of Cells.  We will begin Human Body Systems when he return from Winter Holiday.

Homework: none

 

Have a great night!

December 15th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students took their Economics Vocab Test today.  Students were also given a binder check to complete.  On Monday, we will start an introductory activity to Africa which will be our next area of study.

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students updated their binder.  Students were also given a study guide answer key to check their study guide.  Please remember that the test will be Monday, December 18th.

Homework: study for test

 

Have a great night!

December 14th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students today learned about OPEC.  We had great discussions on its purpose.  Students will complete their Economics Vocab Test tomorrow

Homework: study for vocab test

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students worked on their study guide in class today.  They will finish it tomorrow.

Homework: none

 

Have a great night!