Hey hey hey everyone!
This week we’ve spent mainly reviewing and relooping on material we learned way back at the beginning of the year. Tomorrow we will have our science benchmark to measure what growth we’ve made thus far and create an intentional plan to cover key areas in preparation for our EOG!
SIDE NOTE: For my teacher friends requesting the EOG review sheets – I am working on getting them updated (what good is a resource that is set it stone year after year?!) and will post them to TPT as soon as they’re finished 🙂
Students! Want to get a few more practice questions in before our benchmark tomorrow? Click HERE – EOG Practice Set 1! Be sure not to look at the answers until you have finished. Questions 6, 8, 9, and 35 I will be happy to check for you in the morning before the benchmark test.
These questions came from Problem-Attic. I absolutely LOVE using this site to pull EOG-style questions. In case you haven’t already heard of it, there’s a HUGE (read: MASSIVE) bank of high quality questions from all sorts of state assessments, academic competitions and even NY Regents exams.
To my wonderful students – PLEASE….
I hope everyone has a great evening!
Today we have a three-part post covering what we did yesterday, what we are doing today, and vocabulary prep for Monday.
Students completed an activity utilizing two infographs that show how human action can damage the water supply. Click on the images below to be taken to the infographs:
Today, students were able to log on to take their quiz, do their SRS, and utilize any remaining time to get started on next week’s homework assignments.
Be sure to remember that we are only in school 4 days next week so your homework will be due on THURSDAY!
Student have received their homework during class/agenda signature time. You can find an extra copy below, as well as on the Weekly HW page.
Weekly HW 8.E.1.4 – Water Stewardship
Get ahead on next week’s vocabulary words using our vocab wheel below (click to enlarge):
Remember all of the components for your flashcards:
Have a great weekend and I’ll see you back here next week!
Here’s an update on what we’ve accomplished this week, so far:
Monday – Vocabulary focused activities
Tuesday – Water Quality Around the World
We began by watching a small clip from Jay-Z’s Water For Life documentary. It was quite eye-opening for many students. We had a short discussion and then transitioned into our activity. It began with a short article about the 3 primary types of variables that impact water quality. From there, they analyzed information and infographics from Water.org. Again, another VERY informative website!
Wednesday – “Piecing It Together: Water Quality”
Students were given the opportunity to examine multiple sources of information to answer key questions of our puzzle and see the big picture of how different factors can influence the quality of water for organisms living in it as well as using it. Students can access this document through our Google Classroom!
Check out the images below to see how pages 80 and 81 look:
I hope everyone has a great evening!
Check out our vocabulary words for this upcoming week:
Remember the requirements for EACH card.
You can use “SWMB” as your source. Good luck!
We’ve made it through yet another week everyone! Whooooooo! Today students took their quiz on et and completed their second SRS. Students also received binding folders to store all their SRS documents and when the times comes, all of their relooping material as well. These folders will be housed here in our class to ensure they are not accidentally misplaced. 🙂
Want to get ahead for next week? You can find our upcoming vocabulary wheel with a few supporting images to help you better understand each word AND link to the homework below (Click to enlarge each image).
Here’s our upcoming homework: Weekly HW 8.E.1.2 – Earth’s Oceans – Part 2
Have a great weekend 🙂
We’re one day away from FRIDAY! Whooo! We’ve accomplished a lot this week.
Today students “dove deeper” into their studies of the ocean zones by looking at an overview information sheet, and pulled specific information related to the location, amount of light received, temperature, pressure, and the types of/specific organisms living in that zone. This information was posted on pages 74 and 75 of our notebooks (click to enlarge).
You can see a copy of our overview text here: Ocean Zones Overview Info
A helpful image to understand the ocean zones can be found below (click to enlarge):
Tomorrow we will quiz ourselves on estuaries, ocean zones and marine food webs.
Study pages 72 to 75 in your notebook!
Today students began their studies of Earth’s oceans by taking a closer look at estuaries. We read a modified article from LearnNC.org to learn more about estuaries, their importance and how our human activity can impact the ecosystem balance in an estuary.
Students answered their questions in groups using the text and tomorrow they will wrap up this activity before moving on to ocean zones.
Here’s a peek at today’s activity!
You can find the article we used here: Text Tuesday – Estuaries in NC
Have a great evening!