Monday, November 30, 2015
Go over Lesson 8-1 Rocks and Weathering
HW: No HW
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Go over Lesson 8-2 How Soil Forms
HW: No HW
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Consumer Lab – Comparing Soils
Earth Science Book pg. 255
HW: No HW
Thursday, December 3, 2015
8-3 Soil Conservation
HW: Section 3 Assessment, pg. 259
Friday, December 4, 2015
Chapter 8 Review Game!
HW: No HW
Semana del 30 de noviembre al 4 de diciembre de 2015
Durante la presente semana los alumnos estudiarán geografía, clima y recursos naturales. Ver y analizar el video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJkTHqQFXxk , hacer un reporte/reflexión de una página. La fecha de entrega será el viernes 4.
Friday December 11
This week Song Fest rehearsal. Song: “Don´t Worry Be Happy”
Week of Nov.30-4 Dec., 2015
THE FOLLOWING PLAN IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE ACCORDING TO STUDENTS’ PACING
IXL is also a part of the students’ weekly homework assignments. Each student must complete the assigned IXL activities during the week. This will be checked every Sunday evening. This week the students must complete: NO IXL THIS WEEKEND
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We will conclude our unit on the Haitian Revolution. We will begin to review for Test 2.
HW: Tedtalk on Haitian Revolution
(Due Wed, Dec 2)
HW: STUDY for Test 2 (Monday, Dec 8)
||Students smiles, has confidence and is entertaining and engaging. They keep eye contact with their audience and speak with emotion. Their voice is projected and can be heard by the whole audience. The presenter is dressed professionally.
||The student may be visibly shaken or nervous (stuttering or fidgeting) but is able to work past their nerves. They make some eye contact with their audience but looks down or away a significant amount. The presenter is dressed semi professionally.
||Student is not clearly spoken and they stutter/mumble a lot. It is evident that the student is not well prepared. They rely on notes or often pause for a long time to think. The student uses many filler words such as “Like” or “Um”. There is little emotion in the student’s voice. The student is not dressed professionally.
||Student is visibly uncomfortable. They do not attempt to make eye contact with the audience and completely read their talk off of slides or notes. It is clear the student is not prepared and they are hard to hear. The student seems “bored” or unenthusiastic. The student is not dressed professionally.
||Visual aid is useful to the presentation and helps illustrate the point they are trying to make. If necessary, additional props are used.
||Visual aid is useful but has too many words. Student relies on the words on their visual aid. Lack of additional props.
||Visual aid is minimal or too extensive. If it is minimal, it does not help the audience understand the presentation. If it is too extensive, it contains most of the student’s talk and the student reads their information directly off the slides.
||Student has no visual aid
||Student has made a clear point and all of their information is relevant to their topic. They use a “hook” or other way to connect with their audience. It is clear that the topic has been well researched and the student can fully explain the topic.
||Student has made a clear point but it took a long time to get there. They may have included extra or irrelevant information. They attempt to use a “hook” but it is weak. The topic has been researched but could be explained more extensively.
||Student often gets off track and provides information that is not needed in their presentation. The student makes no attempt to connect with the audience. (no “hook”) Student has done minimal research and only has a basic understanding of the topic.
||The student has not done research and provides mostly false or irrelevant information. It is hard for the audience to find the point the student is trying to make.
Regions of the United States
P.E Class this week November 30- December 4, 2015
I Would like to remind parents to send your children dressed in an appropriate way for the days that they have P.E.class:
– No dresses for the girl
– No jeans
– No crocks
– No Sandals
– No boots
-No Converse(All Stars)
Children who are not wearnig the appropriate clothing will not be allowed to participate in P.E class.
Goals: We will use the word R. E. S. P. E. C. T. to set the main goals for the year.
R – Right to Learn – Every child has this right to be educated!
E – Effort – Win or lose, trying is the most important trait.
S – Safety – The number one priority each and every day!
P – Purpose – Understanding how the activity can benefit you.
E – Enthusiasm – Positive energy creates a positive environment!
C – Challenge – Challenge yourself to improve each day.
T – Trust/Teamwork – Work with and trust others, the result can be amazing!
Don’t leave supervised areas!
All students will learn the basic concepts of Handball. They will put their knowledge in action to be tested during the development of the game.
The 7th graders have started reading The Pigman and will at the same time, track the action of the book through a story/plot mountain. They will break into reading circles to discuss the literary terms and their meaning with the plot developing in the book. This week they will discuss the introduction and rising action and possible conflict in The Pigman. This week is also the Science Fair which the 7th graders will be participating. We may have to adjust our schedule a bit to accommodate the fair and the activities. The 7th graders will begin answering exit slips and chapter vocabulary. No homework, no testing.
Students have begun working on preparations for the Song Fest. Students form 7th to 10th grade are all cooperating to create a composition using 80´s iconic images with tempera and acrylic paint.They are applying the elements of color and variety to create the principles of harmony and unity.