It's finally here! Enjoy your break with your friends and family. Relax a little bit, catch up on sleep, and go see Star Wars (it's a-mazing!)
HW: Finish your performance tasks #1-9 due on 1/5/16
Yesterday was a little hectic with the Memoir projects (they were wonderful by the way) so I apologize for not having a post.
Wednesday: We reviewed for our midterm and took our Oceans quiz
Today: We took our midterm, your lowest test score was replaced with your midterm score if it was higher. So if you check your grade tonight, hopefully it has risen a little :)
HW: Performance Tasks #1-9 were given out today, finish them by 1/5/16!
Today Mr. Pendergrass from Georgia Power came and spoke to us about renewable and nonrenewable energy resources. Make sure you test out your sunglasses to see if they change colors in the sun!
HW: Study for your Oceans quiz for tomorrow and also your Midterm on Thursday
Today we started our study guide for our Midterm that will happen on Thursday.
DO NOT PANIC!!! Important: Yes, we will have a Midterm. However, the grade that you receive from the midterm will replace your lowest test grade from this semester if your midterm grade is higher. If your midterm grade is NOT higher than any of your test grades, then it will not go into the grade book.
HW: STUDY!! Midterm Thursday and a quick quiz on Wednesday over Ocean locations and basic information.
Today we started on our vocabulary for Unit 6 on Oceans. We also labeled the 5 oceans and the continents, watched a quick brainpop, and even used a new app called 'Quiver'. If you have time, make sure you download the app to see your drawing become 3d! I have posted a video of this below.
HW: Watch the Oceans video and fill in your notes. Finish your vocabulary if you are not done and finish the labeling side on the back.
Bring in play-dough if you can!
Today we took our Unit 5 test on Freshwater (grades are already in the grade book) and we also started writing 'My life as a drip' stories.
HW: Finish your story. We will be starting Unit 6 tomorrow
If you would still like to donate play-dough, we are in DESPERATE need of more!
Today we took our pretest over Oceans and we also did our Unit 5 Study guide for our test tomorrow!
You can study with this jeopardy game too if you would like : https://jeopardylabs.com/play/water-cycle-jeopardy22
HW: STUDY!!! Test tomorrow
Bring in play-dough if you can
Performance tasks #5-8 are due Friday and skillstutor Oceans is due on Friday!
Today we went over ground water, aquifers, zone of aeration and zone of saturation. We also made a cloud in a jar!!
HW: Performance Tasks #5-8 are due FRIDAY. Test THURSDAY. Skills tutor 'oceans' is due Friday too.
Before you start, write down the following in your agenda:
BRING PLAY-DOUGH FOR SCIENCE!!
(We need a TON of play-dough and only 1 person has brought in any)
To be completed today:
1. Complete performance tasks #5-8 (due Friday!)
2. Go to www.myskillstutor.com and complete the 'Oceans' activity. Complete it until you get a 100% on your activity. This will be going into the gradebook
Username: lunch number
3. Go to www.brainpop.com and watch and complete the 'clouds' video and quiz. Write down your answers on a sheet of paper
4. Go to http://www.discoverwater.org/water-cycle/ and complete the water cycle game THEN the blue traveler game. We will be completing a writing assignment tomorrow that has to do with this.
5. Go to www.explorelearning.com and sign in with
Click on the 'water cycle' gizmo and play around with it. When you are ready, take the quiz at the bottom of the page. Write down your QUESTION AND ANSWER on your sheet of paper (There are only 5 questions)
6. Study for your Water test on THURSDAY!!!
HW: Make sure you have finished ALL of your skillstutor activities. Performance tasks #5-8 are due on THURSDAY! BRING PLAY-DOUGH! Test on THURSDAY!!
Today we took a short quiz on the Water Cycle and watched Bill Nye. We also got started on our water cycle brochure. Remember to check on your water cycle baggie this weekend if you brought it home to tape on a window.
HW: Finish Water Cycle brochure and watch the video below about clouds to get the last part of it.
Remember if you would like to learn a rap about the water cycle, that is due TUESDAY before we take the test on Wednesday
Bring in Play-dough for extra credit or REP Bucks by 12/10
Today we went over our homework on the water cycle and made our water cycle baggies. If you want to make another one you can :) Make sure if you opted to take it home that you tape it on a window that gets a lot of sunlight. You can add food coloring into your water if you would like to track the water that way.
HW: STUDY!! Water Cycle quiz tomorrow
Performance tasks #1-4 due tomorrow
Dynamic Earth and Water Skills tutor assignments due tomorrow
Today we went over how important it is to conserve water since we only have so much fresh water on the earth. Did you know that only 1% of the Earth's water is water that we can use? The other 2% of fresh water is either frozen or very deep underground. We also received our Unit 5 vocabulary to complete.
HW: Watch the water distribution video and fill in your notes. Make sure you label the diagram on the back of your notes as well.
Performance Tasks #1-4 are due Friday
SkillsTutor Dynamic Earth and Water are due Friday
** Bring in play-dough for extra credit or REP bucks by 12/10 (next Wednesday)**