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.
Monday: Introduce new unit on the American Civil War and its causes. On a white lined piece of paper copy down this essential unit vocabulary. After, work with a partner to illustrate a picture depicting one of the vocabulary terms (one per person, two total). you may use your device to research the vocabulary term. Finish copying down any of the vocabulary you didn't get to do in class for homework.
Tuesday: Two column notes for what causes led up to the Civil War. Work on vocabulary illustration slides that will be presented Wednesday.
Wednesday: Primary resource reading on the Compromise of 1820. Also, be prepared to present your illustrations.
Thursday: The Underground Railroad.
Monday: Finish Noble Gas/Alkali metals skits. Research the groups found on the periodic table. Use this Periodic Table. Color in the take home Periodic Table at homework.
Tuesday: Read,, write and review stations about the Periodic Table of Elements.
Wednesday: Assemble a Periodic Table for the class.
Part 1: The Outline
Monday: Read chapter in textbook on the War of 1812. After taking notes on the War of 1812 you should work on completing this Webquest.
Tuesday: Complete the War of 1812 Webquest.
Wednesday: Read history of War of 1812 and finish the three questions in class. After, research about the Star spangled banner song and create a 10 question, multiple choice and true false quiz. Use this website for your research.
Thursday: Finish making your own War of 12 quiz and turn it in. Analyze a primary source document painting depicting a scene representing American Progress" in the 1800's. Have discussion in groups after analyzing the picture about where they believe the next great push to places will occur and why. Finish up by looking at the negative consequences of westward migration, the Indian Removal Act.
Monday: Introduction to the periodic table, reading, video and start notes presentation. Your brochure for researching an element is due Wednesday.
Tuesday: Continue with notes covering the organization of the Periodic Table and work on computers/devices to complete a Periodic Table webquest.
Wednesday: Periodic Table webquest in class. Take notes on non-metals, and complete a T-chart comparing the differences of metals to non-metals. Finish webquest for homework.
Thursday: Learn the elements that make up living organisms. SPONCH. In groups of four, practice and then perform a theatrical presentation about the Noble Gases. Here is your script.
Friday: Reading on alloys: questions due in class. Present skits, followed by work on Periodic Table (use this Periodic Table as a reference).
Science Olympiad: Rules Packet
EE: Time Phet Simulation "Build an Atom".
Monday: After taking Properties of Matter Quiz we will use this website in groups to compare the size of an atom to the scale of the universe.
Tuesday: Atomic Structure notes and lab on atomic particle charge.
Wednesday: Finishing Atomic structure and learning/practicing Atomic Math. Use this website to practice.
Thursday: After Periodic Table of Elements activity, choose one element to research and create a brochure on: The brochure needs to cover: the atoms's name, atomic number, biref history of how it got its name, when and where it was discovered, what some natural sources in nature where it can be found, and any other useful information, or, fun facts. Use these websites for your research:
Social Studies: Begin a new unit on Westward expansion and Manifest Destiny
Day 1: Jefferson's Presidency
* Students will learn that after America was created, it began to grow larger but not always grow together - Sectionalism
* Students will review the map on pages 308-309 of the America book and discuss any trends or connections
* Students will read pages 310-312
* Students will take @ Column notes on the PowerPoint "Jefferson Takes Office"
Day 2: Research and Timeline
* Students will do independent research to compare the presidencies of either George Washington or John Adams to Thomas Jefferson (bring devices)
* Students will create their own graphic organizer or chart to show the similarities and/or differences
* Students will copy the chart on page 312 of the America book
* Students will answer questions 1 and 2 on page 313
Day:3 Station work covering Jefferson's belief versus actions. Students will need to look at a map of the United States during the time of the Louisiana Purchase then take two column notes on it from this PowerPoint.
Monday: Mixtures and Solutions. Use this PhET interactive and finish the workeet.
Tuesday: Turn in green Mixtures and Solutions, questions 1-8. Review Classifying Matter before taking quiz.
Wednesday: lab: Using Dissolving to Identify an Unknown substance.
Thursday: Properties of Matter Notes
Friday: Physical vs, Chemical Change-Investigate current events: California forest fires.
How to help Californians from the wildfire destruction.
Monday:Bill of Rights Chart and Song. Homework: Finish the Newspaper Journalist writing on Federalism vs. Anit Federalism.
Tuesday: Use resources to read about the Bill of Rights. Take a quiz on the Bill of Rights.
Wednesday:Three Branches of Government. Checks and Balances
October 2 through the 6th
Science: Starting a new unit on Chemistry-the study of the interactions on matter.
Monday: Matter and states of matter review
Tuesday: Particle Theory and molecules in motion.
Wednesday: Types of Substances
Thursday: Classifying Substances
Friday: Review and Quiz on States of Matter and Types of Substances
Social Studies: After the Revolutionary War, the Colonists seek to employ their ideals into a newly freed country.
Monday: Cover the Government Unit Cover Page together. Also, and the important Unit vocabulary will be briefly discussed.
We will explore the crafting of the Articles of Confederation and the subsequent aftermath. (2 days)
Homework: Connection Questions on the bottom of the 3 column chart. Please answer as one paragraph each. Due Wednesday
Wednesday: Read "Governing a New Nation" from the textbook pages 204-209. Complete this reading guide in class. Complete the Shay's Rebellion sheet for HW.
We will also use time in class to compare the Federalist vs anti-Federalist viewpoints. This can help you form your opinion for the Newspaper journalist writing assignment due Tuesday, Oct. 10.
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.