Monday: Use your device, or, a lap top to view this PowerPoint on the French and Indian War. Fill in this Graphic Organizer while viewing the PowerPoint. Once finished you will use the red America textbook and begin to look up the important vocabulary for the American Revolution unit.
Science: A video showing a total solar ecplise in India. Warning: After school School, whether it is cloudy or not, do not look anywhere directly at the sun! It will do damage to your eyes!!! It is not worth it irreparable damage. Instead, enjoy the environment around you the landscape and world around you change.
Next, do the reading passage activity about the Total Solar eclipse today in the United States. Follow the directions on what parts to highlight. Next, use a device or a laptop.
Before moving to the back of the page, visit this website about eye safety to learn more about how important it is to keep your eyes safe during this event. On a separate piece of paper please report "how to protect your eyes by only using proper eclipse glasses, or an indirect method like the pinhole projector.
The last part of this lesson requires students to use the eclipse simulator and fill out the "Locate Where You Are" part of the assignment.
EE: click on this PhET simulation and complete the handout.
Social Studies: Quiz on Friday covering 13 Colonies and Growing Tensions with England
Monday: Anne Hutchinson
Tuesday: Early Rebellions in North Carolina Culpeppers Cary's Tuscarara Use websites to fill in chart for Homework
Wednesday: Understanding Culpeppers Rebellion
Thursday: The French and Indian War
Friday: The Stamp Act
Science: Earth’s oceans are a reservoir of nutrients, minerals,dissolved gases, and life forms. Study Guide Quiz on Oceans unit will be on Friday, August 25th.
Monday: What is an estuary and what are problems facing them? Estuary Notes Problems faced handout. This reading passage about the Hudson River estuary due Wednesday
Tuesday: How does the salinity of water impact the properties of water? Map of worlds oceans
Wednesday: Specific Heat Capacity of water and thermocline. Use textbooks for Ocean Water Chemistry worksheet.
Thursday: Map of Oceans and Seas Thermohaline Circulation Oceans two column notes Powerpoint
Currents, Waves and Tides Review and begin Upwelling Poster.
Friday: Upwelling and introducing the different Ocean Zones (inter tidal).
EE: Guided activity about pH scale using PhET website
Social Studies: This week we will learn about the original 13 colonies in America. This will go along with next weeks study of growing tensions with England next week. Quiz on Colonies and Early tensions August 18th
Monday: The earliest colonies and three "types" of colonies. Research and venn diagram for HW
Tuesday: Research 13 Colonies by region. Complete Map in class.
Wednesday: Finish researching colonies by region (New England, Middle Colonies, Southern Colonies). When finished we will introduce the "Middle Passage" by viewing and answering questions to 7 primary resource illustration. IMAGE 1 IMAGE 2 IMAGE 3 IMAGE 4 IMAGE 5 IMAGE 6 IMAGE 7
Thursday: The Transatlantic Slave Trade Station A Station B Station C : Primary Source documents. Read and summarize from sources B and C: One paragraph each -minimum 5 sentences each.
Friday: Early Rebellions in North Carolina research
Science: This week will be working on a Problem Based Learning Project in Groups of four. It is titled "what can we do to keep a watershed healthy"? I will give each group a rubric and it will count as an major grade. There is no quiz this week. Group directions for Healthy Watersheds PBL
Monday: PBL: Building our watershed
Tuesday: PBL: Building our watershed
Wednesday: PBL: Building our watershed
Thursday: Finish PBL project
Friday: Present PBL projects
EE: Use this link for extra credit on the "AYE" (advance you exploration) topic sheets.
Fun Friday: Use this link to play 3-D tic tac toe
Science: Study Guide for Quiz on Water Quality
Monday: Water Quality and Water Pollution: Review watersheds and water pollution notes. Use the the reading on types of pollution to complete the graphic organizer.
Tuesday: Water Quality indicators graphic organizer. Use the fact sheets from this website to fill out graphic organizer. Take notes from this PowerPoint and use it to assist on your Homework. Water Pollution website
Wednesday: Lab on Dissolved gases in a liquid. Study these notes that were taken when we viewed this PowerPoint.
Thursday: Bio indicators and Stream Index Value. Homework: Study using Study Guide (link above Monday), along with this Quizlet.
Friday: Quiz on Water Quality. Early finishers are to to the reading and summary questions. If you finish with that use this site to investigate three different macro invertebrates of your choice. On the paper you wrote your summary questions on 1) write the name of the species, 2) draw a picture and 3) write three vocabulary words you learned from the write up of the species. (Glossary located on last pages of the document)
Monday: Work on Explorer's Project (Group B use laptops). Use this for link for Crossword Puzzle
Tuesday: Work on Explorer's Project (Group C use laptops). Explorer Project due Wednesday. European explorers textbook chart.
Wednesday: Finish the textbook chart you received yesterday using pages 72-75 of the NC textbook. We will view this film about the "Lost Colony of Roanoke" followed by a short summary clip. Answer these questions after the video.
Thursday: Lost Colony Notes from this PowerPoint
EE: Read pages 299-303. Then use this link using a laptop to fill out chart and questions investigating glaciers.
Monday: Surface Water: Watersheds introduction. Color code the Watersheds in the United States. You may use this image from the presentation we used in class. Earlier finishers should read this article and choose a response in forming a persuasive argument using the directions at the bottom of the reading. Minimum two paragraphs please-thank you!
Tuesday: Visit North Carolina River Basins educational website. Research the watershed in North Carolina you have been assigned and answer the questions. Early finishers will use this packet to look up these scavenger hunt questions about all watersheds in general. Wednesday: Notes and graphic organizer using the textbook; (Section 4: pages 65-73) and (Section 5 74-79).
Thursday: Learn about Lake turnover. Notes will be taken from this PowerPoint Presentation. AYE Link
Homework is to read and annotate this reading about Lake Turnover.
Monday: You and a partner will to research do from just one of these three resources: 1. Peoples of the Mountains 2. Peoples of the Piedmont 3. Peoples of the Coastal Plain. Create an illustration based on your reading section you're assigned.
Tuesday: Complete your illustration/paper slide and we will review what each student learned about their section of research. We will then shift to early explorers to America and contact with Native Americans by first taking notes here.
Wednesday: Start research project on Early American Explorer
Thursday: Crossword puzzle link for explorer project.
Homeroom and EE: Sign up form for STEM electives. This presentation has descriptions of the different elective choices.
Monday: Finish Water Cycle Diagram and class video. Begin Water Cycle and Ground water notes (day 1)
Tuesday: Lab on water permeability in different types of soil
Wednesday: Notes and practice questions on water permeability.Questions due for Homework
Thursday: Review for Friday Quiz using Science Textbook for Water Distribution and for Underground Water.
Friday: Quiz on Water Distribution: The Water Cycle and Underground Water. Use this link if you finish all work early in class to learn more about the world's water crisis.
Monday: Research the Piedmont Region and take two-column notes. Use these resources to complete the note column's: 1. Textbook 2. NC Pedia website 3. NC Facts website
Tuesday: Research on Mountain Region and take two column notes. Use resource to help fill out 1. Textbook 2. NC Facts 3. NC Pedia
Wednesday: Learn about Pre-Contact Native American Cultures. Color and label a North American Map with the various culture groups. Homework: Finish Native American Cultures Group Map
Thursday: Turn in Map and work on filling out the chart of earliest peoples to live in america. Use "Shadows of Peoples" resource fill in the chart.
Friday: You and a partner will to research do from just one of these three resources: 1. Peoples of the Mountains 2. Peoples of the Piedmont 3. Peoples of the Coastal Plain. Create an illustration based on your reading section you're assigned.
Science: 7/10- 7/14
Monday: Class Syllabus, expectations, Safety Contract. Homework: Have parent/guardian sign contract.
Tuesday: Complete Lab/classroom safety and begin science skills using magnification. Homework: Science Skills Packet (due Thursday)
Wednesday: Complete microscope use training using this computer lab simulation.
Thursday: Gummy Bear lab on Volume growth and water distribution notes and Chapter reading . We will also view a PowerPoint to help fill out this Water on Earth class activity sheet.
Friday: Review the water cycle: Complete Water Cycle diagram using this check list. The following is an example from previous years.
Social Studies: 7/10 - 7/14
Monday: Class Syllabus, Five themes of Geography, Map from memory. No homework
Tuesday: United States Map labeling. Homework is to use the Vocabulary Choice Board to complete Vocabulary list.
Wednesday: Discuss different regions of North Carolina and complete writing prompt explained on this file.
Thursday: Work on labeling North Carolina Map. Use these two column notes when using the textbook for the Tidewater Region.