This week we will review the entire 1st Quarter Unit on the hydrosphere. Tuesday and Wednesday will be review readings and activities and Thursday will be the 1st Quarter Common Formative Assessment.
Review Study Guide for 1st Unit
Monday: Labor Day; No School
Tuesday: Use the following links for the study review material and review questions. Directions: Click here to sign up and create an account. Make the username your first initial followed by last name. (example; Joseph Duprey would be jduprey). Make your password your student id #. When the prompt comes up for entering class code use codes below depending on the class you are in.
Core 2 code is 5onnz Core 3 code is nv8i3 Core 4 code is l8mrl
Early finishers may use this education.jlab.org/vocabhangman/ website to review vocabulary words for #373
Finish up working in groups on our Revolutionary War Song.
Use these two study guides as a resource of what topics to know for the Social Studies benchmark.
Study Guide 1 Study Guide 2
If you finish early with the the Common Formative Assessment you may use this website to look up information for the "AYE" (advance your exploration)
Monday-Wednesday: Look up key figures of the Revolutionary War. American side British Side Groups extension due on Friday
Thursday: Revolutionary War video part one: Fill out front side of the A, E, I, O and U note strategy sheet.
Friday: PowerPoint notes on Winning the War of Independence followed by working in your small groups on the American Revolutionary War Rap song. Remember we are focusing on on the period when Washington led his army to their first victories in Trenton (and Princeton) New Jersey. It is sometimes referred to as the "10 Crucial Days" of the war. This website will be helpful in adding details to your song.
Monday: Students will use this reading to learn more about Hurricane Harvey. After researching about the Harvey they will create a brochure about the event and ways that people can help.
Tuesday: Water Polarity Lab
Wednesday: Surface Tension of Water Lab
Thursday: Notes on Properties of Water using this PowerPoint presentation. Use textbook and pages 46-51 (Chapter 2: Section 1). Complete this study guide and answer the Section Assessment question on page 51. The last page of the study guide is answered while viewing this video. When finished you may use this Quizlet to study the key terms.
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.
Tuesday: Primary Document readings on six acts passed by Britain that led to Americans toward rebellion.
Wednesday: Examine Primary Resource Documents. Tea Party Stamp Act Boston massacre
Write down your initial observations, then reflect with a partner and finish by creating a question together about the image. Next take two column notes of what is important and why using this PowerPoint. (The "what is important is in red)
Thursday: Finish the Reflect and Question portions of your Primary Source document picture analysis. Next use a laptop for this interactive Revolutionary War timeline. two column notes of "what is important" and "why is it important" for the following items on the timeline: Lexington & Concord, 2nd Continental Congress, Bunker Hill, Crossing the Delaware, Saratoga, Valley Forge, Monmouth, King's Mountain, Guilford Courthouse, Yorktown, Treaty of Paris, Washington resigns his command
Friday: Finish the timeline and then read the Declaration of Independence. In groups of 4 make Four T-Charts for the following themes, or, principals of the Declaration of Independence.
1) All People are Created Equal 2) All People have basic rights that cannot be taken away 3) The Government gets its power to make decisions and protect rights from the people 4) When the Government Does Not protect the rights of the people, the people have the right to alter or abolish the Government. On one side of the T Chart show how these principals and working in today's society and on the other how the are a work in progress.
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.
Tuesday: work on the mini posters about "Upwelling". Due Wednesday.
Wednesday: Graphing the Ocean floor activity (seafloor_labeling_image.png) and understanding the different zones of the ocean. Use the online textbook to complete this guided reading study guide for Chapter 5: Section 2. Due Friday.
Thursday: Learn about commercial fishing, including problems associated with overfishing. We will start by viewing this video and take good two column notes of what is important and why.
Friday: Continue learning about overfishing and the concept of by-catch and aquaculture. Groups of three use two Seafood menus and learn to evaluate them for sustainability. Each group will have one member use this Seafood sustainability guide to help research items found on the restaurant menus. Another group member will look up the menu items and the third will record the answers on this response worksheet.
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.