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April 14-18


Luchik

Day Social Studies Language Arts
Monday Students will choose a topic and collect research for the Antebellum Museum Project in the computer lab. Final projects are due on April 28, 2014. (Students should also be thinking about the final presentation and start collecting needed materials to create the project in school next week.) •MUG Shot Sentence
•Silent reading
•ABC Research #2-one section needs to be the same topic as the student's S.S. Antebellum Museum Project topic-final draft is due on April 23rd.
Homework: Students should read nightly for 15-20 minutes from their student-selected reading novel. Students may complete an extra credit book project from the 7-3 choice list by May 23rd.
Tuesday Students will choose a topic and collect research for the Antebellum Museum Project in the computer lab. Final projects are due on April 28, 2014. (Students should also be thinking about the final presentation and start collecting needed materials to create the project in school next week.) •MUG Shot Sentence
•Silent reading
•ABC Research #2-one section needs to be the same topic as the student's S.S. Antebellum Museum Project topic-final draft is due on April 23rd. (continue research in computer lab)
Homework: Students should read nightly for 15-20 minutes from their student-selected reading novel. Students may complete an extra credit book project from the 7-3 choice list by May 23rd.
Wednesday Students will choose a topic and collect research for the Antebellum Museum Project in the computer lab. Final projects are due on April 28, 2014. (Students should also be thinking about the final presentation and start collecting needed materials to create the project in school next week.) •MUG Shot Sentence
•Silent reading
•ABC Research #2-one section needs to be the same topic as the student's S.S. Antebellum Museum Project topic-final draft is due on April 23rd. (continue research in computer lab)
Homework: Students should read nightly for 15-20 minutes from their student-selected reading novel. Students may complete an extra credit book project from the 7-3 choice list by May 23rd.
Thursday Students will choose a topic and collect research for the Antebellum Museum Project in the computer lab. Final projects are due on April 28, 2014. (Students should also be thinking about the final presentation and start collecting needed materials to create the project in school next week.) •MUG Shot Sentence
•Silent reading
•Poetry Terms Review/Bingo
Homework: Students should read nightly for 15-20 minutes from their student-selected reading novel. Students may complete an extra credit book project from the 7-3 choice list by May 23rd.
Friday No School- Spring Holiday No School- Spring Holiday
Download file "7-3 project list.pdf"Download file "ABC Research Directions.pdf"Download file "ABC Research Outline.pdf"Download file "Museum Rubric.docx"Download file "Museum Topic WS.docx"Download file "Directions and Topic List.docx"Download file " writing with sources.pptx"Download file "Citation template.pages"

Shoemaker

Day Science Language Arts
Monday Warm up statement
Students will participate in a reflexes activity today in class.
They will find a partner to determine the reflex time for themselves and their partner.
Students will complete three trials and put that information into a data table.
After the activity, students will write an analysis of their reflex performance.
Cool down questions
HW = none
Journal Entry = free choice
Students will work on their week 19 spelling sentences OR SSR for 20 minutes.
We will begin our Social Studies / Language Arts dual project today on the Antebellum period of American history.
The ELA portion of the project is to create a research paper on the chosen topic.
Students will be given a list of topics and must create a high-quality question to research and answer over the next few weeks.
HW = sentences due Wednesday
Tuesday Warm up statement
Students will be attempting to answer five difficult speed of light story problems in class today.
They will be given a calculator to help multiply large numbers.
Small groups are optional environments for students to answer these questions.
The formula, work, and answer must be provided for all five story problems.
Cool down questions
HW = Greenhouse worksheet due on Thursday
Journal Entry - free choice
Silent reading for 15 minutes
Students will be provided with a research paper checklist to help keep them on pace and organized.
The goal for each student today is to come up with a research question and choose three sub-topics that correlate to the main topic.
Once completed, students must seek approval and initials from a teacher in the room.
iPads will be used as technology resources to help students conduct their research.
Wednesday Warm up statement
Students will be reading the next section of Chapter 10 in the textbook.
The major topic for the day is the electromagnetic spectrum.
Students will be learning the major wave types of the ES and their correlating wavelengths.
Vocabulary terms will be written in our science notebooks.
Cool down questions
HW = Greenhouse worksheet due on Thursday
Students will be given 10 minutes to complete any unfinished sentences & review their spelling words.
Week 20 spelling words will be distributed to students and they will be given 10 minutes to begin their work.
A ten-word spelling test will be given orally by the teacher to the students.
The students will use the remainder of the period to continue researching their topic questions in search of supporting details.
HW = none
Thursday Warm up statement
Students will be viewing a video today on another type of energy wave…..sound.
Five notes must be taken by each student during the video.
These notes will be turned in to the teacher on the way out of the classroom.
HW = none
Journal Entry / SSR for 15 minutes
Students will be learning proper techniques today and next week for taking effective, quality notes using credible resources.
The students will be analyzing several passages and attempting to write down important details within a template.
Any remaining time will be dedicated to the continuation of research.
HW = none

Early Dismissal today @ 1:15
Friday No School No School

Tess

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Day Math I Math Language Arts
Monday Exam Review
Learning Goal:
• Develop understanding of equality
• Begin to use the properties of equality to solve equations that are represented pictorially
Essential Question:
How can ratios and proportional relationships be used to determine unknown quantities
Agenda:
Review Stations
Check for Understanding:
SLC Lesson
Direct Variation, Slope and Tangent

Learning Goal:
I will understand patterns of change between the independent and dependent variables for linear relationships

Essential Question
What are three relationships that involve constant ratios?

Agenda:
Warm-up
Intro
Lesson

Check for Understanding:Pg 363 (1 – 8)
Pg 365 (13 – 17)
Historical Fiction: How to Take Good Notes
Learning Goal:
Conduct a short research project in which you:
Formulate a researchable question.
Create a thesis statement.
Locate and evaluate sources that support your thesis statement.
Paraphrase and summarize information in your own words.
Clearly communicate your ideas in a logical, organized manner for your intended audience.
Cite your sources appropriately
Essential Question:
How can you tell “strong” evidence from “weak” evidence?
How can you use others’ work in your own?
Agenda:
Warm-up
Intro
Lesson: students will prepare a presentation in groups to teach their class proper note-taking techniques
Pick a Research Question
Skimming Non-fiction
How to take good notes
Powerpoint "Writing with Sources"
Notes in powerpoint

Check for Understanding: Student Notes and Class Discussion
Tuesday Exam Review
Learning Goal:
• Develop understanding of equality
• Begin to use the properties of equality to solve equations that are represented pictorially
Essential Question:
How can ratios and proportional relationships be used to determine unknown quantities
Agenda:
Review Stations
Check for Understanding:
SLC Lesson
Direct Variation, Slope and Tangent

Learning Goal:
I will understand patterns of change between the independent and dependent variables for linear relationships

Essential Question
What are three relationships that involve constant ratios?

Agenda:
Warm-up
Intro
Lesson

Check for Understanding:Pg 363 (1 – 8)
Pg 365 (13 – 17)
Historical Fiction: Keeping Track of Your Sources
Learning Goal:
Conduct a short research project in which you:
Formulate a researchable question.
Create a thesis statement.
Locate and evaluate sources that support your thesis statement.
Paraphrase and summarize information in your own words.
Clearly communicate your ideas in a logical, organized manner for your intended audience.
Cite your sources appropriately
Essential Question:
How can you tell “strong” evidence from “weak” evidence?
How can you use others’ work in your own?
Agenda:
Warm-up
Intro
Lesson: students will present their note-taking lessons to the class and the class will take notes
Practice Note Taking
Paraphrase Quote Practice
Keeping track of your sources

Check for Understanding: Classroom Discussions
Wednesday Variability in Categorical Data 1.1

Learning Goal:
I will know how to collect and organize data.
I will know how to identify patterns and relationships in data.

Essential Question:
How is probability used to make informed decisions about uncertain events?

Agenda:
Warm-up
Intro
Lesson
Check for Understanding:
SLC Lesson
A Direct Variation Model
Learning Goal:
I will understand patterns of change between the independent and dependent variables for linear relationships

Essential Question
How do you find the slope of a line in coordinate plane?

Agenda:
Warm-up
Intro
Lesson

Check for Understanding:Pg 370 (1, 2, 5, 6, 8 – 10)
Pg 372 (13 – 17)
Historical Fiction: Continue Research (Library)

Learning Goal:
I can get lost in a good book!

Essential Question:
What happened in the book I was reading?

Agenda:
Warm-up
Intro
Lesson: SSR all day

Check for Understanding: SSR checklist
Thursday Making Graphs 1.2

Learning Goal:
I will know the steps to make a coordinate graph from data in a table.

Essential Question:
How is probability used to make informed decisions about uncertain events?

Agenda:
Warm-up
Intro
Lesson

Check for Understanding:
SLC Lesson
A Direct Variation Model
Learning Goal:
I will understand patterns of change between the independent and dependent variables for linear relationships

Essential Question
How do you find the slope of a line in coordinate plane?

Agenda:
Warm-up
Intro
Lesson

Check for Understanding:Pg 370 (1, 2, 5, 6, 8 – 10)
Pg 372 (13 – 17)
Historical Fiction: Thesis Statement
Learning Goal:
Conduct a short research project in which you:
Formulate a researchable question.
Create a thesis statement.
Locate and evaluate sources that support your thesis statement.
Paraphrase and summarize information in your own words.
Clearly communicate your ideas in a logical, organized manner for your intended audience.
Cite your sources appropriately
Essential Question:
How can you tell “strong” evidence from “weak” evidence?
How can you use others’ work in your own?
Agenda:
Warm-up
Intro
Lesson: note-taking worksheet activity. Students will read an article and take guided notes on it.
Conferences on research progress and thesis statement worksheets
Check for Understanding: Claim Statement Worksheet
Friday No School No School No School

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