May 3rd

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students worked on learning about Communism in South and East Asia.  We will finish this topic tomorrow.

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students continued with the Relative Dating Lab and Absolute Dating Lab.

Homework: finish lab from today

 

Have a great night!

May 2nd

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students turned in their Gandhi DBQ.  Students then moved to learning about Japan and the U.S. in WWII.

Homework: finish graphic organizer illustrations

 

Science and Advanced Content Science 

Students began lab stations today.  One lab is on Absolute Dating and the other is on Relative Dating.  Both of these concepts help to explain the concept of Geologic Time.

Homework: finish the lab that you started in class

 

Have a great night!

May 1st

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students were to have finished the Gandhi DBQ in class today.  If they didn’t, it is homework and due at the beginning of class tomorrow.

Homework: finish Gandhi DBQ

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students completed their Geologic Time Timeline in class today.

Homework: none

 

Have a great night!

April 30th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students continued with their work on the Gandhi DBQ.  We will finish it tomorrow.

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students continued work on their Geologic Timeline.  It will be finished in class tomorrow.

Homework: none

 

Have a great night!

April 27th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students took the Belief System test today.  Students then began their Mini-DBQ which we will work on into next week.

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students began a Geologic Time Timeline.  They will work on it into next week.

Homework: none

 

Have a great weekend!

April 26th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students completed a Comprehension Check on South and East Asia Belief Systems.  This was to prepare for the test tomorrow.

Homework: study for South and East Asia Belief Systems test

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students worked on a web quest about Geologic Time.

Homework: finish Geologic Time web quest

 

Have a great night!

April 25th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students took the class period to work on and complete their Belief Systems Mascots.  Students needed to have them turned in at the end of class.

Homework: study for Belief Systems Assessment on Friday 4/27

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students began Geologic Time today.  This is the last part of the unit which we will finish next week.

Homework: Finches Lab due tomorrow at the beginning of class

 

Mr. Parr’s Geologic Time Song:

https://bit.ly/2Js4f2t  (cut and paste this link into your browser)

 

Have a great night!

April 24th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students continued with South and East Asia Belief Systems.  They filled in a graphic organizer that will help them to complete the class assignment of creating a mascot for each of the Belief Systems.  The assignment will be due at the end of class tomorrow.

Homework: study notes for Belief Systems assessment on Friday 4/27

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students took notes on Speciation.  Students then worked on creating their own example of this type of evolution.

Homework: complete the Speciation worksheet for tomorrow.  The Peter and Rosemary Grant’s Finches Lab will be due at the beginning of class on Thursday 4/26.

 

Have a great night!

April 23rd

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students finished the notes on SE Asia Belief Systems.

Homework: complete the “Recycle It” for 2 of the beliefs from your notes

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students worked on a simulation about Peppered Moths.

Homework: finish Peppered Moth Simulation if not finished in class.

 

Have a great night!

April 20th

Advanced Content Social Studies

Students had a chance in class to finish any work that was not completed and turned in.  Students then began notes on the Belief System which we will finish on Monday.

Homework: none

 

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students worked on completing the Hand Adaptation Lab and turning it in.  Students then began work on another lab on Finches.  We will finish it up next week.

Homework: none

 

Have a great weekend!