June 12-13

Science Teaser Bell Work 2

Students began their final exam in science.  Students are permitted to use their ISN, bell work notebooks, and any other support materials from their folders.

Homework: None

June 6th-7th

Matter and Energy in Organisms and Ecosystems Bell Work 8-9

ISN

59a: The Importance of Chemical Reactions Annotations

59b: The Importance of Chemical Reactions Text Dependent Questions

Students read the article, The importance of Chemical Reactions.  Students annotated the text through questioning and recorded their annotations on page 59a of their ISN.  Next, students worked with a partner to respond to text dependent questions.

Homework: Complete 59b

June 5th

Matter and Energy in Ecosystems and Organisms Bell Work 7

Students analyzed food chains to determine the effects of changes within an ecosystem.

Homework: Complete Red Hills Food Web

June 4th

Matter and Energy in Ecosystems and Organisms Bell Work 6

ISN

58a My Food Chain

58b Our Food Web

Students worked to build food chains.  Students recorded their food chains in their interactive notebooks.  Next, Students worked together to build food webs.  Students white boarded their food webs and introduced new organisms to their food web.  Students discussed the effects of this new organisms on the food web.  last, students recorded theie food web in their ISN.

Homework: NONE

May 31-June 1

Matter and Energy in Organisms and Ecosystems Bell work 4-5

Students reviewed page 56b with Mrs. Gigler

ISN

57a: Wetlands and habitat loss text dependent questions

57b: Wetlands and habitat loss review questions

Students read and annotated text about habitat loss.  Students worked with a partner to respond to text dependent questions regarding wetlands.  Students were asked to provide evidence to support their responses.

Homework: page 57b

May 29-30

Students took the science and language usage portion of the NWEA test.

Matter and Energy in organisms and Ecosystems Bell work 3

ISN

56a: Wetlands Video Questions

56b: Exit Slip: Wetlands

Students watched a video about the importance of wetlands.  Students learned about how wetlands are beneficial to both human and other organisms.  Students completed a video guide and an exit slip that summarizes their learning.

Homework: 56a-b

May 23-24

Matter and Energy in Organisms and Ecosystems Bell work 1-2

We reviewed how a microscope works and its parts. Students worked with a partner to observe 6 specimen under the microscope.  Students sketched their observations and described what they observed through writing.

Homework: none

May 22

Students took their Human Impact on the Environment test

ISN

55a: Microscope reading

55b: Microscope parts

After completing their test, students read and annotated text about how a microscope works.  This text will help students prepare for their lab on 5/23-5/24.

Homework: complete 55b