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Updated Mon, Nov 13th

We are working on a tile project this week.  It's a surpise, Parents!   Please don't ask them about it.

Monday - Choose a tree for your tile.

Tuesday - Choose a quote for your tile.

Wednesday - If you have not completed drawing your tree or quote on your draft, please complete.   

Don't forget to bring something for the POTLUCK on Thursday.

Thursday - Finish Gratitude Letter

Friday - Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!

Updated Mon, Oct 30th

Check the Calendar for your Conference Appointment.  See you then!

Monday/Tuesday 

Periods 1, 3, 5 - Study flashcards and photosynthesis diagram.

Wed.

Periods 1, 3, 5 - Study for your History Test on Thursday and Friday.

Thurs/Friday

Periods 1, 3, 5 - Study for your Science Test.  Go over flashcards, photosynthesis diagram, & 4 pages entitled, "How do plants move materials?" & "How do plants produce food?".  

Updated Mon, Oct 23rd

Monday  10.23.17 -

1)  2 Rows in Science Notebook Plant Journal

Dates to Complete - 10.20.17 & 10.23.17

2)  4 Plant Worksheets

Tuesday 10.24.17

1)  Study Flashcards

2)  Study 4 Plant Worksheets 

3)  Plant Worksheet 

Wed. 10.25.17

1)  Study Flashcards

2)  Study 4 plant worksheets

3)  Finish Plant Diagram

Thursday  - Study for Test Nov. 7

Friday - Have a great weekend

Updated Tue, Oct 17th

We will be planting our herbs on Friday.  If possible, please send in 1 gallon of potting soil and 1 herb seed package.  Thank you in advance!

Monday 10.16.17  Glue HERB Chart into Spiral Notebook.  Ask parents the questions at the bottom of each herb & find scientific name of herb.

Tuesday  10.17.17 Class/Homework Combined:  Page 39-45 Workbook plus make 4 Flashcards.

Words for Flashcards:  Chlorophyll, Chloroplast, Grana, Stomata

Wednesday - 10.18.17 

Make Flashcards for the following words:  Non Vascular Plant, Phloem, Transpiration, vascular plant, xylem.  Study these flashcards.  

Thursday - 10.19.17

Make Flashcards for the following words:  Transpiration, Gravity, Cohesion, Root Pressue.

Study these flashcards.

Friday - No Homework 

Updated Wed, Oct 11th

Tuesday - Write a list of 10 herbs.  Use the paper we started in class.

Wed. - Write a list of 25 fruit and vegetables that have sides inside.  

Thursday - Bring 1 piece of fruit or 1 vegetable on Friday to class.  We will be classifying and dissecting the fruit and vegetables on Friday in class. 

Friday - Start shopping for the following items for our plant unit.   We will begin planting our seeds the Week of October 24th.   

Seeds for the following plants:  basil, thyme, cilantro, chives, rosemary, chervile, dill, cumin, marjoram, oregano, mugwort, parsley, mint, or sage.)

1 gallon size bag of soil

http://www.rareseeds.com/store/herbs/herbs-a-e/

Updated Mon, Oct 9th

Students had 2 periods to work on the Super Science Packet.  

Period 1 needs to complete 6/8 pages.   

Period 3 needs to complete 8/8 pages.   They had 2 full periods.

Period 5 needs to complete 4/8 pages.  (They had a fire drill for 20 minutes today.)

Updated Thu, Oct 5th

Students read the articles (Fast Track & Coconut Crabs) in the Super Science Magazine.  They started their questions in class.  If they did not finish, they need to complete the questions and paragraph on pages 2 and 3.

Updated Tue, Oct 3rd

Today in class, students were given a worksheet of questions.  We read the article on TIGERS & CAVES in class today.   If they did not finish answering the questions in class, they need to finish for homework.  

Updated Mon, Oct 2nd

Monday - 10.2.17

Most students completed the experiment on Friday.  Thank you for sending saltine crackers and sugar cubes.  I am grateful to all of you.

Write in your science spiral notebook. 

  1. Which of the bedrock materials you tested dissolved more easily in water?
  2. Did cave-like spaces form in either type of bedrock?  Explain
  3. Based on your observations, explain how the composition of bedrock relates to how caves form.
  4. How did your team work together?  What were your strengths?
  5.  Look at the experiment and write what you now see and what you think will happen.