Monday: Read 723-727. Notes on WWI and work on Treaty of Paris/ 14 Points Venn Diagram. Finish Venn Diagram for homework.
Tuesday: Read "Changes in American society"(pages 741-745). Fill out Graphic Organizer that goes with the reading. 19th Amendment document analysis (finish for homework).
Wednesday: Read about the "Economy of the 1920's" (pages 753-755). Take notes on "The Roaring 20's" using this PowerPoint and filling out the presentation's guided notes.
Thursday: Students read about the "Jazz Age" (pages 746-750). Students will research the Harlem Renaissance" using this website. Fill out the Concept Map while researching the website. Once finished choose either W.E.B Du Bois or Marcus Garvey to research and complete the Famous Person's Desk graphic organizer.
Friday: Finish notes on 1920's. Research website on the Stock Market crash of 1929 and complete the fishbone graphic organizer. WW1 Propaganda posters due
Monday: Notes on fossils using Power Point. Use the note taking guide worksheet. You will work with one other classmate and complete the online fossil lab (due Thursday) while working in class. Test on Friday covering Earth History (Geological timescales and fossils)
Tuesday: (Meet with Guidance to discuss High School registration)
Wednesday: Continue working on the online fossil lab.
Thursday: Read pages 318-324 of textbook and answer questions 1-25 of guided reading blue packet. Then read pages 325-330 and answer questions 1-9 covering the "Relative Age of rocks" in the guided reading blue packet.
Friday: Test Friday on Geologic timescales and fossils. Use your notes, or, go back through the Power Points from this week and last. Finish Fossil lab after quiz.
Science Olympiad: Crimebusters practice
Monday: Video on life in cities during the growth in urbanization around the turn of the 19th century.
Tuesday: Finish video and read chapter on New Immigrants to the United States. Answer questions 1,2, 4-6.
Wed: Read from text about the Spanish-American War. Fill in the Cause and effect sheet while you read the chapter.
Thurs: Imperialism and WW 1 notes.
Friday: Read "Americans at War"(pages 718-722) and answer questions 1-4. Watch Video on World War 1 and focus on these questions from the video.
Monday: Introduction in Earth systems history. Read Chapter 5 section 6 (page 250) from the textbook.
Tuesday: Introduce the Law of superposition and compare different mass extinction events to create a chart. Research the evidence of the 5 biggest mass extinction events (6 when looking at today's evidence)
Wed: Geologic Time Scale Project. Due Friday. Use these pages from the textbook and the geologic time scale chart that can with your rubric. 346 347 348 349
Thurs: PowerPoint and notes on Geological timescales. Work on completing geologic time scale chart project due Friday.
Fri: Wrap up and hand in the Geological timescales project.
E.E.: Student Survey
Monday: Turn in Script and finish practicing/filming/editing the film portion of the inventions Shark Tank project.
Tuesday: Finish film and upload file to (email@example.com). Work on presentation portion of the Shark Tank 'sales pitch".
Wednesday: Fill out graphic organizer for Big Business explained video. Copy image at 4:10 mark showing the difference between vertical and horizontal business. Fill in information on Robber Barons from the 6:40 mark of the video.
Thursday: Presentations of invention projects and completion of investment sheet.
Friday: Reflection link. Take notes on the Industrial Revolution using these notes.
Monday: Epidemics and Pandemics glossary and word search/puzzle. Take note on epidemics and pandemics.
Tuesday: Watch video of covering the Ebola outbreak video. Take note of: 4 things you learned; 3 things the were shocking; 2 things that were interesting; 1 question you have.
Wednesday: Influenza Pandemic Webquest. Visit this website. Use the directions found on the Influenza Webquest sheet and answer the questions. HW is to finish questions 1-16 on the Influenza Webquest sheet.
Thursday: Visit the Wequest website and start by clicking on "The Pandemic" on the top and then "Influenza Strikes" from on the left side.
Social Studies: Shark Tank PBL on Industrial Revolution Inventions
Research due Thursday at beginning of class
Preparation (script) Monday (Feb 5th)
Film (shared on Google) Tuesday (Feb 6th)
Present (pitch product) Wednesday (Feb 7th)
Investor/Reflection due Friday (Feb 9th)
Test Thursday on Microbiology and pathogens
Monday: Introduction to viruses
Tuesday: Use the Science Stations 26 through 31 to find the missing information on your blue worksheets.
Additional information about how viruses replicate
Monday: Read Chapter 17: Section 2 After discussing chapter in groups watch videos (Battle at Little Bighorn) (History of Buffalo Soldiers)
Tuesday: Read Chapter 17 : Section 3 : Research the true history of either Tombstone, Deadwood or Dodge City and then write a 2 paragraph summary, make sure to include some information on a famous gun-slinger from that era and city.Watch video How to Survive the Wild West .Watch video There Will Always Be Cowboys. Website on barbed wire will lead discussion on how this invention helped lead to the decreased
Wednesday: Read Chapter 17: Section 4 Answer Questions 1-8 on page 599. Watch video in class Homstead Act and use this website on Western settlements to complete the fishbone graphic organizer.
Thursday: Watch video in class on Westward expansion of the United States. Create 10 True/False Questions based on information you learned in the video.
Friday: Read "A New Industrial Revolution" (pages 608-613 in the America Book). In class we will watch video the industrial revolution in America. View analyze the primary source documents (photograph). Write what you observe in them, reflect on what meaning they might explain, and raise questions you have after viewing them. List your thoughts on this sheet.
Monday: Diseases and causes microbiology notes and note taking guide
Tuesday: Science Stations on Microbes and Infectious Disease (Do station #1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9,10 and 11). Answer Sheet.
Wednesday: Antibiotic resistant bacteria data graphing, and analyzing.
Thursday Science Stations on protists and fungi
Friday: Web research on protists. Use the following resources to fill out chart about protists.
Amoeba: resource 1 resource 2
Paramecium: resource 1 resource 2
Euglena: resource 1 resource 2
RScience Olympiad: Photo consent form
EE: Visit biotechnical career pathways Complete the concept map graphic organizer the best you can without researching. Then read page 5 from the career pathways research guide to revise your concept map.
Monday: Finish Reconstruction Primary Source Document (each student responsible for one view in their group of three). Worksheet on Reconstruction looked like in North Carolina (use NC textbook, pages 305-313)
Tuesday: Finish worksheet questions for Reconstruction In NC. Read and write a concise vertical timeline of Reconstruction using this research website. Homework: Write paragraph taken from the end of Reconstruction Notes.
Wednesday: Research main ideas and summarize in 20 words or less the two sections from the Reconstruction Sharecropping website. First get the main ideas from the introductions and then page 2, "Free Labor". Next, use page 3 and choose one picture, or primary source image, and "tweet" about it. Using tweets like twitter has you summarize, and create ideas about historical events. Write what you create using the twitter format of 140 characters or less on the back of your main idea/summary sheet.
Thursday: President Lincolns assassination at Fords Theater video.
Homework: Read Chapter 16; Section 1, : Read Chapter 16: Section 2
Monday:Finish reading pages 4-5. Complete lesson by watching video and answering questions. Who discovered DNA reading and questions Homework: Finish reading and the questions and hand in Wed.
Tuesday:Ethics dilemma activity. Pro's and Con's of GMO's. Video for / Video against
Wednesday: Read about Stem cell theory After finishing use what are Stem Cells website to finish worksheet.
Thursday: Cloning introduction and activities. Homework: Write two paragraph persuasive essay: Topic is the pro's and con's of cloning (first paragraph) and your position either for or against cloning (second paragraph)
Tuesday: Reconstruction vocabulary and notes. Reconstruction Power Point. HW: Review Questions Page #3
Wednesday: Read and reflect on different viewpoints towards Reconstruction Plans using primary sources.
Tuesday: Take notes on the uses and types of Biotechnology using this Prezi. Complete station work.
Wednesday: GMO article reading Read page 4-5 "The Nitty Gritty of Genetic Modification"
Thursday: Complete station work (performer can be left blank)
Maker Solver Reader (page 1) (page 2) (Reader questions) Scriber Researcher Exlorer
E.E. Read about the difference between radiation and radioactivity: Answer the quiz questions after.
Monday: Complete Chapter 15: Section 3 Reading. Answer questions 1 (a), 1 (b), 2 (a) and 2 (b). Complete the Emancipation Proclamation Analysis worksheet.
Tuesday: Students will learn about the creation of Arlington National Cemetery and it's relationship to the American Civil War. Students will also discuss the events around the Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.
Arlington Video by Trace Adkins
Changing of the Guard
The 3rd Infantry "The Old Guard"
Death of Abraham Lincoln
Biography of Abraham Lincoln
Death of John Wilkes Booth
1. Andrew Johnson Video
2. View website
3. Create a timeline with the following information (date, name and 1 sentence summery): 5 major causes, 5 major battles, Appomattox, Death of Lincoln, 13th, 14th, 15th Amendments
Thursday: Take the Social Studies Common Formative Assessment (CFA) for Quarter 2
Monday: Use the Quarter 2 Chemistry Study Guide to complete a brochure for items in each section. All sections highlighted in yellow must be represented in the brochure by either a definition, example, or, illustration.
Tuesday: Read 552-563 in textbook to answer these Unit summary questions. If you finish both the brochre and Unit Summary Questions then you can begin this crossword puzzle.
Wednesday: Take the Science Common Formative Assessment (CFA) for Quarter 2
Monday: Photo analysis group work. Use these photographs taken during the Civil War to answer your analysis worksheet.
Tuesday: Research four key battles: Antietam, Gettysburg, Sherman's March to the Sea and Appomattox Courthouse
Write down your research on a white lined sheet of paper, or, typed and printed on a computer, using this format.
Monday: Guided reading study from Chapter 16, section 1 and 2 (page 650)
Tuesday: Review and apply your knowledge of Chemical reactions and equations.
Use this Quizizz for further review.
Research this website and try to tell the difference between an "Open" and "Closed" (isolated) system. Illustrate two examples side by side, with one side depicting an open and one side a closed system of mass and energy.
Science Olympiad: Rules Manual
Preparation Check list
E.E: Explore Phet Simulations on Chemical Reactions
Monday: Read chapter 11 in your NC textbook. Use this summary link to take notes.
Read Chapter 14 in your textbook. Use this summary link to take notes.
Tuesday: Review a Civil liberties case brought to the Supreme Court in 1857. Watch video on the Dred Scott case and answer the questions. Read the article on Dred Scott and finish the graphic organizer.
Wednesday: Answer "what finally started the Civil War: Use the following documents and answer thee questions in your packet.
1. The Republican Party
2. The election of 1856
3. The case of Dred Scott
4. Lincoln and Douglas debate
5. The election of 1860
6. Fort Sumter
Monday: Review for Quiz (Tuesday) on the Periodic Table
Tuesday: After taking quiz, begin reading the chapter on Chemical Reactions. Take notes and list one thing that was important that you took away from each page and write why you thought it was important.
Wednesday:Work with a partner evaluate and explain what a chemical reaction is.