Week of November 13

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STANDARDS

S6E5. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to show how Earth’s surface is
formed.

a. Ask questions to compare and contrast the Earth’s crust, mantle, inner and outer core,
including temperature, density, thickness, and composition.

GRADED

Monday – Soil Summative Retake

Friday – layers of the Earth Quiz (formative) retakes will be offered Tuesday, November when we return from break. THIS HAS MOVED TO TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28TH!

HOMEWORK

Monday – Study for layers of the Earth formative assessment Friday

Tuesday – Finish labeling 2D model of the Earth

Wednesday – Study for layers of the Earth formative assessment on Tuesday, November 28th.

Thursday – Study for layers of the Earth formative assessment on Tuesday, November 28th.

Friday – Study for layers of the Earth formative assessment on Tuesday, November 28th.

WHAT WE ARE DOING THIS WEEK

Monday – Researching layers of the Earth (Journey to the Center of the Earth PBL)

Tuesday – Plan and design for PBL; begin labeling the 2D model of the Earth

Wednesday – Create and test the 3D model and label results on the 2D graduated cylinder

Thursday – Create and test the 3D model and label results on the 2D graduated cylinder

Friday –  Summarizing notes on layers of the Earth

AC Week of November 13

STANDARDS

S6E5. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to show how Earth’s surface is
formed.

a. Ask questions to compare and contrast the Earth’s crust, mantle, inner and outer core,
including temperature, density, thickness, and composition.

GRADED

Monday – Save the Soil Summative (required if you scored below a 70% on the group/self rating scales)

Friday – layers of the Earth Quiz (formative) retakes will be offered Tuesday, November when we return from break.

HOMEWORK

Monday – Study for layers of the Earth formative assessment Friday

Tuesday – Finish research on Earth’s layers; Study for layers of the Earth formative assessment Friday

Wednesday – Study for layers of the Earth formative assessment Friday

Thursday – Study for layers of the Earth formative assessment Friday

Friday – None

WHAT WE ARE DOING THIS WEEK

Monday – Begin layers of the Earth lesson

Tuesday – BYOD – Researching layers of the Earth

Wednesday – Finish research and work on structure of another planet

Thursday – Summarizing notes on layers of the Earth

Friday – Quiz (formative); finish research on the structure of another planet – share results with class.

1st Period – Week of November 6th

Standards

S6E5. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to show how Earth’s surface is
formed.

h. Plan and carry out an investigation to provide evidence that soil is composed of layers of
weathered rocks and decomposed organic material.

a. Ask questions to compare and contrast the Earth’s crust, mantle, inner and outer core,
including temperature, density, thickness, and composition.

Graded

**Students completed the Soil Investigation Lab Conclusion last Thursday.  This was a formative grade and no retakes will be allowed since it was open note.  If a student did not do as well as they would have liked, they can complete the additional activity which will not replace the grade, but be an additional grade that will go in the grade book.  This activity is to be completed in class only; it will be due Friday, November 10th.**  This activity is available to any students wishing to complete an additional assignment.

Thursday – Soil Formation, Composition, and Conservation Test (Summative Grade)

  • Retakes will be on Monday, November 13th during class.
  • Students must complete the Test Corrections and Reflection Sheet for the retake –> Test Corrections and Reflection

Homework

Monday – Wednesday:

Friday – Read pages 190 – 193 in the textbook.  Add this research to your “Journey to the Center of the Earth” packet!

What we are doing

Monday – We will be in Computer Lab 518 with the counselors for a Career Cruising Lesson.

Tuesday – No School

Wednesday – Review study guide, 10.4, and review for Thursday’s test.

Thursday – Soil Test

Friday – Read pages 190 – 193 in the textbook.

 

AC – Week of November 6th

Standards

S6E5. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to show how Earth’s surface is
formed.

h. Plan and carry out an investigation to provide evidence that soil is composed of layers of weathered rocks and decomposed organic material

SS6G8 Explain environmental issues in Europe.

a. Explain the causes and effects of acid rain in Germany

Graded

Thursday – Groups will begin presenting their “Save the Soil” Projects (summative grade).  There will be no “re-do’s” or “retakes” since this is a project that they are able to use their notes, research, textbooks, group members, and internet access to complete.

**If you are not happy with the score you receive on the project, you will have the option of taking the Soil Test on Monday, November 13th.

**Every student will be rating themselves and their group members to assess the participation and collaboration during the project (2 days of collaboration). Students scoring less than 70% will be required to take the Soil Test on Monday, November 13th, which will replace the project grade.

**There are no retakes on the soil test since it is in essence a “retake” of the project.

Homework

Monday – Wednesday: Work on project, if needed.

Thursday: None

Friday: Color the Convection Currents paper

What we are doing this week

Monday – We will be in Computer Lab 518 with the counselors for a Career Cruising Lesson.

Tuesday – No School

Wednesday – Finishing projects in class

Thursday – Presentations

Friday – Presentations

Week of October 30th

Standards: 

S6E5. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to show how Earth’s surface is formed.

h. Plan and carry out an investigation to provide evidence that soil is composed of layers of
weathered rocks and decomposed organic material.

S6E6. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the uses and conservation of
various natural resources and how they impact the Earth.

b. Design and evaluate solutions for sustaining the quality and supply of natural resources such
as water, soil, and air

Graded

Soil Quiz Monday, October 30

  • Study the quizlet, your soil investigation research, and your soil summarizers!
  • Soil Quiz Retake will be Thursday, November 2 during homeroom.  Please complete your quiz corrections.  See example below:

Soil Investigation Constructed Response, Thursday, November 2

There will be NO RETAKES on the Soil Investigation Constructed Response since you can use your lab sheet to complete it!

Homework

Review your soil investigation/summarizer/quizlet for the test next week.

Thursday – 10.4 Directed Reading due Wednesday, November 8.  Use the online textbook.  Visit the textbook page on my blog for login information. http://www.cobblearning.net/sbheaberg1/textbook/

Friday –

  • 10.4 Directed Reading
  • Study Guide

Upcoming

Soil Test (Composition, Formation, Conservation), Thursday, November 9


2nd, 3rd, 6th, and 7th Periods

Standards: 

S6E5. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to show how Earth’s surface is formed.

h. Plan and carry out an investigation to provide evidence that soil is composed of layers of
weathered rocks and decomposed organic material.

Handouts

See “Soil” Page for handouts/resources

Graded

10.3 retake quiz will be Wednesday morning at 8:15 or homeroom if you cannot make it before school.  Quizzes will be handed back on Monday.  In order to retake, you must complete the “Quiz Corrections and Reflection” Sheet.  Quiz Corrections/Reflection

Example of how to fill out the corrections/reflection sheet:

Thursday – Project Research Checkpoint – Open note quiz on acid precipitation and its effects on the Black Forest. No retakes will be offered since this is open note.

Homework

Make sure that your research has been completed prior to Thursday!

Upcoming

Students will be working on presentations in class on Friday, November 3rd and Wednesday, November 8th.  Students will be presenting starting on Thursday, November 9th.  This is a summative grade and there will be no retakes since it is a group presentation!

Week of October 23

Standards: 

S6E5. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to show how Earth’s surface is formed.

h. Plan and carry out an investigation to provide evidence that soil is composed of layers of
weathered rocks and decomposed organic material.

Graded

Soil Quiz moved to Monday, October 30!

Homework

Monday – Tuesday, Thursday – Friday, study your notes/investigation/quizlet on soil

Wednesday – Finish your research on soil. Use the textbook and the articles below:


2nd, 3rd, 6th, and 7th Periods

Standards: 

S6E5. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to show how Earth’s surface is formed.

h. Plan and carry out an investigation to provide evidence that soil is composed of layers of
weathered rocks and decomposed organic material.

Handouts

See “Soil” Page for handouts/resources

Graded

Friday – Quiz on 10.3 – “From Bedrock to Soil”.  Make sure you study your directed reading, don’t just complete the worksheet!  10.3 Directed Reading_answer key

10.3 retake quiz will be Wednesday morning at 8:15 or homeroom if you cannot make it before school.  Quizzes will be handed back on Monday.

Homework

Monday – Wednesday – Directed Reading 10.3.  Use the online textbook;  NEW USERNAME AND PASSWORD – SEE TEXTBOOK PAGE ON MY BLOG.

Thursday- Complete your research on the questions you and your group agreed upon.

Friday – Complete your research on the questions you and your group agreed upon.

Week of October 16

1st Period

Standards: 

S6E5. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to show how Earth’s surface is formed.

d. Ask questions to identify types of weathering, agents of erosion and transportation, and environments of deposition.

e. Develop a model to demonstrate how natural processes (weathering, erosion, and deposition) and human activity change rocks and the surface of the Earth.

Graded

Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition Drawings (Summative Grade) Due Thursday

Homework

Friday – Review the following quizlet to get a jumpstart on Soil!  https://quizlet.com/_3vm1ap


2nd, 3rd, 6th, and 7th Periods

Standards: 

S6E5. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to show how Earth’s surface is formed.

d. Ask questions to identify types of weathering, agents of erosion and transportation, and environments of deposition.

e. Develop a model to demonstrate how natural processes (weathering, erosion, and deposition) and human activity change rocks and the surface of the Earth.

Graded

Erosion Control Presentations Monday – Thursday.

Quiz over 10.3 on Friday, October 27.

Homework

Friday – Directed Reading 10.3.  Use the online textbook;  NEW USERNAME AND PASSWORD – SEE TEXTBOOK PAGE ON MY BLOG.

 

Week of October 9

1st Period

Standards: 

S6E5. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to show how Earth’s surface is formed.

d. Ask questions to identify types of weathering, agents of erosion and transportation, and environments of deposition.

e. Develop a model to demonstrate how natural processes (weathering, erosion, and deposition) and human activity change rocks and the surface of the Earth.

Graded

Thursday – Erosion and Deposition Quiz (Formative)

Homework

Monday – Review Erosion Stations from class

Tuesday – Review Erosion and Deposition Stations from class

Wednesday – Review Erosion Stations from class AND notes AND the quizlet

Thursday – None

Friday – None


2nd, 3rd, 6th, and 7th Periods

Standards: 

S6E5. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to show how Earth’s surface is formed.

d. Ask questions to identify types of weathering, agents of erosion and transportation, and environments of deposition.

e. Develop a model to demonstrate how natural processes (weathering, erosion, and deposition) and human activity change rocks and the surface of the Earth.

Graded

Tuesday –

Read and Respond – Choose to read either “Water: A Give and Take” or “Dust creates deserts in the Sky”.  Complete the article summarizer.  This is for a grade.  If you did not finish in class, it is homework. See homework section below to access.

RETAKE (optional) Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition Quiz.  Please see me at 8:30 or during HOMEROOM to retake.

Friday – Erosion Control projects finished.  Mini presentations to the class next week.

Homework

Monday – Finish research if not completed on Friday. Get materials from home, if needed.

Tuesday – Finish article summarizer if not completed in class.

Links to articles –>

                    Note: Students can change their passwords when they log in, and you can change student passwords on this page.

  • Wednesday – Bring materials from home for model if needed.  I am out of sand and dirt!
  • Thursday – None
  • Friday – Be prepared to demonstrate your erosion control model next week.

Conference Week Information for my 1st period parents/guardians ONLY

This information is for my 1st period class ONLY!

Conference week if quickly approaching.  Conference week will be October 16th – 20th.  During this week students will be dismissed early at 1:30 pm.  Please read, sign, and return the GREEN form that was sent home with your child, no later than Wednesday, October 11.

Please visit the conference page of my blog –> http://www.cobblearning.net/sbheaberg1/heaberg-conference-info/

 

Week of October 2

1st Period

Standards: 

S6E5. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to show how Earth’s surface is formed.

d. Ask questions to identify types of weathering, agents of erosion and transportation, and environments of deposition.

Graded

Wednesday – Weathering Formative Assessment (Entrance Ticket)

Friday – Erosion Formative Assessment (Entrance Ticket)

Homework

Monday – Study Weathering Notes

Tuesday – Study Weathering Notes

Wednesday – Finish reading the Erosion Article (if not completed in class)

Thursday – None

Friday – None


2nd, 3rd, 6th, and 7th Periods

Standards: 

S6E5. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to show how Earth’s surface is formed.

d. Ask questions to identify types of weathering, agents of erosion and transportation, and environments of deposition.

e. Develop a model to demonstrate how natural processes (weathering, erosion, and deposition) and human activity change rocks and the surface of the Earth.

Graded

Friday – Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition Formative Assessment (Quiz) This will be counted twice in synergy (formative section) due to the amount of material covered.

Homework

Monday – Study Weathering Notes

Tuesday – Study Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition Notes

Wednesday – Study Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition Notes

Thursday – Study Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition Notes

Friday – None