Friday, April 29, 2016


Here's what we did today:

1. Study guides were collected for 23 points.

2. Students took the unit 7 test. Multiple Choice answers were entered in the clickers for immediate feedback. Short Answer and Extended Response scores will be reported back to students on Monday.

Thursday, April 28, 2016


Here's what we did today:

1. Bell Work from April 11-28 was collected today

2. We taped the lab sheets from yesterday to ISN page 113.

3. Students completed the unit 7 study guides and we went over the answers together in class.

Unit 7 test is tomorrow, Friday, April 29th. 

ISN Check over pages 101-110 is Monday, May 2. 

Wednesday, April 27, 2016


Here's what we did today:

1. Bell Work

2. We went over the reinforcement sheets from Monday and put them on ISN pages 111 and 112.

3. Students participated in stations to learn about Magnets.

4. Students received their unit 7 study guide. We will go over answers tomorrow in class. The unit 7 test will be Friday. 

Tuesday, April 26, 2016


Today students participated in the Aspire Tobacco Prevention online program.
Students should be done with modules 1, 2, and 3.
Modules 4 and 5 should be completed in class today.
Students who do not finish are asked the complete the program at home.

Monday, April 25, 2016


Here's what we did today:

1. Students watched a Brain Pop Video about Electromagnets.

2. Students completed reinforcement sheets for the chapter in the textbook about magnets.

Friday, April 22, 2016


Here's what we did today:

1. Bell Work

2. Electricity Stations

Station 1: Building a Series Circuit
Station 2: Building a Parallel Circuit
Station 3: Drawing a Series Circuit
Station 4: Drawing a Parallel Circuit
Station 5: Questions 3, 5, 6, and 7 on page 590 in the blue textbook
Station 6: Question 4 on page 595 and Questions 3 and 4 on page 602.

3. We went over the answers to the lab sheets and taped them to ISN page 110.

Thursday, April 21, 2016


Here's what we did today:

1. Bell Work

2. We watched Brain Pop Videos on "Electric Circuits" and "Current Electricity".

3. Students took notes from the two brain pop videos on ISN page 108. There should be 5 facts from each video (10 total).

4. Practice Sheets: Key Terms and Directed Reading to go with section 2 and 3 in the blue text (pages 591-602).

Wednesday, April 20, 2016


Here's what we did today:

1. Bell Work

2. Group Discussion to access prior knowledge about electricity (my 2 cents)

3. Brain Pop Video: Electricity

4. Vocabulary graphic organizer - ISN page 107

5. Brain Pop Quiz

6. Mini-Poster assignments - Due Friday