Fun Week before Fall Break! On Monday and Thursday we will take the opportunity to earn make up credit by choosing fun assignments from the student choice board. These grades will be used to assess progress on our new unit and to help with low grades thus far in the gradebook. On Tuesday we will formally kick off our new unit with a gallery walk off all the key vocabulary that will be recorded and stored in the Interactive Notebook. On Wednesday we will do an Energy Lab. This Lab will teach about where our energy comes from and we will have a great time completing it! On Friday we are going to debate the different sources of energy and their sources and merits!
Another Short Week! Hopefully everyone and there homes are ok after our visit from Irma! This week is all about playing games to learn and reviewing for our Unit 2 Test on Friday. Students will complete a Study Guide in class on Thursday and should be studying it on Thursday night! If you are struggling with studying, make flashcards from the Unit 2 notes in your notebook!
Welcome back from the long weekend! This week we will continue Unit 2. On Tuesday we will take our notebook quiz. On Wednesday we will do a classroom jigsaw activity to learn more about Ecology. On Thursday we will begin a Physical Geography/Ecosystems Project that we will present on Friday.
This week begins our 2nd Unit: Biomes and Physical Features. On Monday we will read about Biomes and Biodiversity and play a game to see what we learned. On Tuesday students will complete a Gallery Walk to learn about species interactions. On Wednesday we will be patrolling campus to look at learn about threats to ecosystems. On Thursday, students will be assigned a country whose ecosystem the must rescue by creating a written plan. On Friday we will have a Notebook Quiz. That means everything we do this week needs to in students' binders and completed!
Eclipse Week! This week we will start by learning a little bit about eclipses and reviewing our unit. Tuesday will be dedicated to getting ready for our Unit 1 Test on Wednesday. On Thursday we will begin Unit 2 by playing a game to help us realize the importance of different species in our environment. Friday will be a deeper look into the complexities of ecosystems.
Students will be given a study guide on Tuesday to prepare for the test Wednesday.
What are the students learning?
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