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Classroom News and Information

Updated Tue, Jun 6th

Essential Question:

    What are the different characteristics of the  ecosystem?

Assignments Collected:  

  1. Textbooks that haven't been turned in already

New Handouts:    

     None

Class Work:

  1. Ecosystem Presentations

  2. Ecosystem CNs

    1. minimum of 5 bullet points/presentation

    2. add Q on left about facts

    3. add summary at end of a day’s presentation by answer your questions on left.

  3. Reminders of proper audience behavior during presentations and loss of points, detention, or office referral if not SOARing and SLANTing in the class

Homework:   

  1. Last Test Retakes (12, 13, Ecology) AFTER school today!

Updated Tue, Jun 6th

Essential Question:

    What are the different characteristics of the  ecosystem?

Assignments Collected:  

  1. Speech Cards shown to teacher, and kept by student for presentations

  2. Last day to use Oops!

  3. Textbooks turned in from 3/30-today!

New Handouts:    

     None

Class Work:

  1. Ecosystem Presentations

  2. Ecosystem CNs

    1. minimum of 5 bullet points/presentation

    2. add Q on left about facts

    3. add summary at end of a day’s presentation by answer your questions on left.

  3. Reminders of proper audience behavior during presentations and loss of points, detention, or office referral if not SOARing and SLANTing in the class

Homework:   

  1. Test Retakes (12, 13, Ecology) AFTER school on Tues. 6/6/17

  2. Textbook were due on 5/30/17 and still are!
Updated Sat, Jun 3rd

Essential Question:

    What are the different characteristics of your ecosystem?

Assignments Collected:  

     None

New Handouts:    

     3” x 5” Index Cards and string available for Speech Cards

Class Work:

  1. Review of example of in-text citation with Works Cited page for Estuary Presentation (See Google Classroom)

  2. Reminder to go to OWL Purdue link to review MLA format in-text citations and Works Cited page (See Google Classrom)

  3. Work on Ecosystems Team Research Presentation (See Google Classroom)

  4. Cite ALL sources (including images!) in MLA format and have Works Cited page! (See Google Classroom for examples)

Homework:   

  1. Ecosystems Slide Show Presentation (see Google Classroom) due Mon. 6/5/17

  2. Practice with speech cards with mirror for Presentation to Class on Mon. 6/5/17

  3. Speech Cards Required and due Mon. 6/5/17 

  4. Test Retakes (12, 13, Ecology) AFTER school on Tues. 6/6/17

Updated Sat, Jun 3rd

Essential Question:

    What are the different characteristics of your ecosystem?

Assignments Collected:  

  1. Ecology Test Corrections and Reflections

New Handouts:    

     None

Class Work:

  1. Review of Required 3” x 5” Speech Cards and Prep for Presentation

  2. Work on Ecosystems Team Research Presentation (See Google Classroom)

  3. Cite ALL sources in MLA format with Works Cited page! (See Google Classroom for examples)

Homework:   

  1. Ecosystems Slide Show Presentation (see Google Classroom) due Fri. 6/2/17

  2. Ecosystem Presentation to Class Mon. 6/5/17

  3. Speech Cards due Mon. 6/5/17

  4. Test Retakes (12, 13, Ecology) AFTER school TODAY

Updated Sat, Jun 3rd

Essential Question:

    What are the different characteristics of your ecosystem?

Assignments Collected:  

     None

New Handouts:    

     None

Class Work:

  1. Work on Ecosystems Team Research Presentation (See Google Classroom)

  2. Cite ALL sources in MLA format with Works Cited page! (See Google Classroom for examples)

Homework:   

  1. Ecosystems Slide Show Presentation (see Google Classroom) due Fri. 6/2/17

  2. Ecosystem Presentation to Class Mon. 6/5/17

  3. Ecology Test Corrections and Reflections due Thurs. 6/1/17

  4. Test Retakes (12, 13, Ecology) AFTER school on Thurs. 6/1/17

Updated Tue, May 30th

Essential Question:

    What are the different characteristics of your ecosystem?

Assignments Collected:  

     Ecosystem Research should be completed on Google Doc (see Google Classroom)

New Handouts:    

     Google Slide Show Template (see Google Classroom)

Class Work:

  1. Ecosystems Team Research Presentation (See Google Classroom

    1. Make copy of slide show and share it with team me.

    2. Make slides for your topics. If you have 3 topics, you may have more than one slide per topic (4 slides on producers: trees, shrubs, flowers, grasses).

    3. Have images in every slide (pictures, maps, charts, graphs, diagrams...).

    4. Have words to label and identify and give a brief information (bullet points, not sentences, not paragraphs, and no copy paste unless it is a quote).

    5. Follow the 7x7 Rule: No more than 7 bullets per slide, and no more than 7 words per bullet. Few words are better. You will have speech cards and tell us more details. Have more images and enough words to briefly explain.

    6. Cite ALL sources in MLA format in text citations:

      1. If there is an author (Author's last name Pg#) for example (Bakker 215)

      2. if no author, use the title in quotation marks ("Title of web page") for example ("Common Producers and Consumers").

    7. Include a Works Cited page at the end if you used the information or image in your slide show. If you did not use the information in your slide show, do not cite the source.

Homework:   

  1. Ecosystems Slide Show Presentation (see Google Classroom) due Fri. 6/2/17

  2. Ecosystem Presentation to Class Mon. 6/5/17

  3. Ecology Test Corrections and Reflections due Thurs. 6/1/17

  4. Test Retakes (12, 13, Ecology) AFTER school on Thurs. 6/1/17

Updated Fri, May 26th

Essential Question:

    What are the different characteristics of your ecosystem?

Assignments Collected:  

    None

New Handouts:    

      None

Bell Work:   

    None

Class Work:

  1. Ecosystems Team Research Project (See Google Classroom)

    1. Make research notes (do not copy paste) on your part of #1-12 in your color font.

    2. Add images, diagrams, charts, tables, maps, pictures to show each of your facts

    3. Use “Tools” and “Explore” to cite your sources (it will be a footnote) as you research, including your images...

    4. Use "Command," "F" to "Find" a word on the document to narrow your search

Homework:   

  1. Ecosystems Research (see Google Classroom) due Tues. 5/30/17

  2. Ecology Test Corrections and Reflections due Thurs. 6/1/17

  3. Test Retakes (12, 13, Ecology) AFTER school on Thurs. 6/1/17

Updated Thu, May 25th

Essential Question:

    What are the different characteristics of your ecosystem?

Assignments Collected:  

     None

New Handouts:    

      None

Bell Work:   

     None

Class Work:

  1. Ecosystems Team Research Project (See Google Classroom)

    1. Make research notes (do not copy paste) on your part of #1-12 in your color font.

    2. Add images, diagrams, charts, tables, maps, pictures to show each of your facts

    3. Use “Tools” and “Explore” to cite your sources (it will be a footnote) as you research, including your images...

    4. Use "Command," "F" to "Find" a word on the document to narrow your search.

Homework:   

  1. Ecosystems Research (see Google Classroom) due Tues. 5/30/17

  2. Ecology Test Corrections and Reflections due Thurs. 6/1/17

Updated Wed, May 24th

Essential Question:

    What are the different characteristics of your ecosystem?

Assignments Collected:  

     None

New Handouts:    

   None

Class Work:

  1. Ecosystems Team Research Project (See Google Classroom)

    1. Research your part of #1-12 in your color font.

    2. Use “Tools” and “Explore” to cite your sources as you research, including your images.

    3. Use “Add-ons” and “Easy Bib” to create a working Works Cited page.

Homework:   

  1.    Ecosystems Research (see Google Classroom) due Tues. 5/30/17

Updated Tue, May 23rd

Essential Question:

    What are the different characteristics of your ecosystem?

Assignments Collected:  

    None

New Handouts:    

   Ecosystems Research Information Sheet 2017 H.O. (See Google Classroom too)

Bell Work:   

   None

Class Work:

  1. New Seats

  2. Ecosystems Team Research Project and Presentation (See Google Classroom)

    1. Review “Ecosystems Research Information Sheet 2017” H.O.

    2. Reviewed Google Classroom Assignment instructions & 3 linked documents.

    3. Watched links on “Ecosystems Research Template”: Research Tools in Google Docs &  Google Docs: Research Tool & Easy Bib Add-on

    4. Teams picked ecosystem to research

    5. Teams decided who in the team would share the “Ecosystems Research Template” with the team and teacher, and add what the team decided on who would research which items and what color font for each person to write in.

Homework:   

  1.    Ecosystems Research (see Google Classroom) due Tues. 5/30/17