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 Monday, 31 October 2011
Monday, 31 October 2011 15:18:30 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( )

Monday

6th grade: Bring 3 fun size Snicker's bars (or other layered bar .. especially  if allergic to ingredients in Snickers) & be safe!
7th grade: finish coloring DNA (this should have been finished in class; there was more than enough time)

Tuesday

6th grade: RE p. 49-50 (Reading Essentials workbook: read, highlight, answer questions)
7th grade: Read handout on DNA replication (highlight main ideas)

Wednesday

6th grade: RE p. 51-53 (Reading Essentials workbook: read, highlight, answer questions)
7th grade: finish classwork

Thursday

6th grade: RE p. 54-56 (Reading Essentials workbook: read, highlight, answer questions)
7th grade: RE p. 25-29 28 (Reading Essentials workbook: read, highlight, answer questions)

Friday

all classes: Fall back 1 hour (time change Saturday -> Sunday)

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 Monday, 24 October 2011
Monday, 24 October 2011 14:22:32 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( )

Monday:

6th grade: Reading Essentials pages 44-45 ... read, highlight main ideas, answer questions
7th grade: Reading Essentials pages 42-44 ... read, highlight main ideas, answer questions  (note: this week m 7th graders will be going over asexual reproduciton, DNA and introducing how DNA is replicated)

Tuesday:

6th grade: Explain "How plates create" model
7th grade: Reading Essentials pages 44-45 ... read, highlight main ideas, answer questions

Wednesday:

6th grade: Reading Essentials pages 46-48 ... read, highlight main ideas, answer questions
7th grade: finish classwork

Thursday:

6th grade: Study for tomorrow's quiz on all of ch. 4 (including information on last week's quiz)
       click here to see today's 6th grade class computer activity
7th grade: Study for quiz (topics: methods of asexual reproduction, basics of DNA and chromosomes) & finish classwork
        link for today's 7th grade "Tour of the Basics"
        finished early?  "Build" some DNA with the base pairing activity:  http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/begin/dna/builddna/

Friday:

6th grade: Relax
7th grade: Relax

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 Saturday, 22 October 2011
Saturday, 22 October 2011 07:16:05 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( )

Answer the following 5 questions using this link.... http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/dynamic/dynamic.html

1. Where do most volcanoes occur?

2. What is the Ring of Fire?

3. Where do most earthquakes occur?

4. What is a hot spot?

5. What do the locations of volcanoes, earthquakes and hot spots have to do with plate boundaries?

Click link, look at map on left side (middle of page) click on the plate boundaries in the key.

http://sio.ucsd.edu/voyager/earth_puzzle/recycling_plates.html  

Look at the photos from various past earthquakes:

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/photos.php

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 Monday, 17 October 2011
Monday, 17 October 2011 14:57:21 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( )

Monday:

6th grade: Interview someone & take notes about their experience in a large earthquake (i.e. the 1989 earthquake ... today is the anniversary!)
7th grade: Finish 2nd packet from last week (2nd page - do front & back).

Tuesday:

6th grade: Reading Essentials workbook - p. 41 -43, read, highlight main ideas & answer questions.
7th grade: Reading Essentials workbook p. 17-19, read, highlight main ideas, answer questions.

Wednesday:

6th grade: Answer textbook p. 181 # 1, 4, 7 AND reading check questions on pages 176, 179, 180.
       can click here to link to a BrainPop about the ocean floor (includes the mid-ocean ridge & a quick explination of sea floor spreading)
7th grade:Answer textbook p. 95 # 1, 3, 5, 6, 9.  Advanced learner bonus: also answer # 2, 7, 8.
        can click here to link to a Mitosis BrainPop (might help if you're having trouble visualizing the process)

Thursday:

6th grade: Study for tomorrow's quiz on chapter 4 lessons 1 and 2.
7th grade: Finish classwork ... Modeling Mitosis Activity questions - click link to download copy: 7.MitosisModelingQuestions.pdf (35.96 KB)

Friday:

6th grade:  Extra credit option: make a list of items for an earthquake kit (due Monday)  Additional background information: after a large earthquake, we could be without electrictiy, running water, gas; some homes, and roads could be damaged where it could a week or longer before these things are fixed.  Make a list of the things you & your family would need after a large earthquake to survive for 7 days in the described conditions.  If you already have an earthquake kit, you may include the items already in the kit, however there might be other items to record on your list as well.)
7th grade: Relax.

 

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 Monday, 10 October 2011
Monday, 10 October 2011 06:06:39 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( )

Monday:

6th grade: Reading Essentials workbook p. 37-40 -  read, highlight main ideas and answer questions (ch 4 lesson 1)
7th grade: Reading Essentials workbook  p. 20-24 - read, highlight main ideas and answer questions (ch 2 lesson 2)

 Tuesday:

6th grade: On binder paper, answer Textbook p. 173 # 1, 2, 3 using full complete sentences (FCS) and restate the question in your answer (RSQ)
7th grade: Finish classwork and Read textbook p. 98-107.

7th grade classwork directions: Fold a blank paper into quarters (2 boxes by 2 boxes).  Draw diagrams for the following 4 things:  1. a single-celled prokaryote, 2. a solitary single-celled eukaryote, 3. single celled eukaryote in colonies, 4. a multicellular eukaryote.  .... examples in textbook could be in p. 98-107, and p. 55-66, and Reading Essentials workbook p. 6-11, 20-21.)   Each drawing should have a title, page number their illustration came from & use color.  Student names should be on the back.

Wednesday:

6th grade: Finish recopying notes into composition book (copy of todays notes; must fill in the blanks as well: Oct12Work.pdf (43.57 KB) )
7th grade: make foldable on p. 21 of Reading Essentials workbook (each page should include picture, description & title)
      if absent for the foldable, you may complete this modified version of the assignment:

7.ch2les2FoldableModified.pdf (55.08 KB)

Thursday:

6th grade: Finish the following 3 things if not finished in class:

(1) shading Earth Today & Long Ago,
(2) quiz #2 Reflection & WIGWAP,
(3) yesterday's notes (this mostly applies to first period due to timing issues yesterday)

7th grade: Finish the following two things if not finished in class:

1. yesterday's foldable (each flap should have: a title, a description & an illustration (does not need to be in color)
2. read & highlight main ideas in  3-1 packet (it is about moving materials into and out of the cell)

Friday: Thank you for good reports from the substitues; relax unless you have classwork to finish.

6th grade classwork to finish: gluing the position of the continents 240 million years ago; insert into composition book at page 10 or 11 along with the Thinking Maps on the uplift of the Alps and erosion of the Alps (we viewed a video on the formation and erosion of this mountain chain in Europe).

7th grade classwork to finish:  answering the 4 questions from Thursday's packet, completing both sides of page 1 from today's packet.

 

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 Monday, 03 October 2011
Monday, 03 October 2011 09:39:48 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( )

Monday

6th grade: Finish Journey to the Center of the Earth (filling in information only; no coloring tonight.  Use ch 2 lesson 3 to help you fill in the rest of the information.)
7th grade: Reading Essentials workbook p. 11 (read, highlight, anwer question, make foldable).   Paper from class which 7th graders will continue to work on Wed.: 7.HelpfulHarmfulBacteriaDoubProEukaryotes.pdf (32.61 KB)

Tuesday

6th grade: Finish Tapping the Surface Activity
7th grade: Answer video reflection questions (handout; click to download: 7.UnderstandingBacteriaVidoNotesTueHW.pdf (76.59 KB))

Wednesday

6th grade: Reading Read, highlight main ideas, answer questions in pages 20-22 of Essentials workbook (RE)
7th grade: Complete classwork (be sure to answer the questions at the bottom of today's page.  Also make sure you completed the prokaryote/eukaryote double bubble from Monday and today.  Youse will find textbook p. 64 and 65 especially useful.)  Click to download Wednesday's classwork: 7.HW10.5ProEukaryotes.pdf (40.52 KB)

Thursday

6th grade: ch 2 lesson 3 review sheet; study for Friday's quiz on lessons 1 AND 3 from chapter 2.
7th grade: worksheet on single-celled bacteria

Friday

6th grade: Have a good weekend.
7th grade: Reflection & WIGWAP for yesterday's surprise quiz on ch 1 due Monday (75% of the quiz was the same as the ch 1 quiz last week; 25% covered eukaryotes/prokaryotes)

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