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6th Grade Daily Science

WELCOME TO 6TH GRADE EARTH SCIENCE

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Spiral Rules - Bring glue every day!
1) Always color pictures and decorations on left side.
2) Always write using complete sentences.
3) Class notes are written on the right, homework activity is on the left.
4) Be precise and put items on the correct page number as indicated in class and on website.
5) Glue pages so edges are neatly in line within the spiral page.
6) List each item in the Table of Contents at the front of your spiral.

Spiral notebooks are graded periodically using the rubric described on Table of Contents.

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WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 2, 2014

TUES, Sept 2
Welcome back to school!!!  Assembly today!
cw (classwork)- Pass out Expectations hand out, fill out index cards         
hw (homework) - print any page or line from my website as proof and turn in on Weds for grade- 
                   bookmark Ms D's website to "favorites"
                   review class expectations hand out with parent and return signed form Weds for grade
                    Bring 2 spiral notebooks on Thursday - 
pockets and plastic cover  with at least 100 pages 
                                 sign up on AERIES so you can track your grades!!!! 

PER 1 only - BRING 2 FORMS FROM CLASS AND 5 FORMS SENT BY DISTRICT TO YOUR HOME - due Fri

WEDS, Sept 3

cw - get familiar with class/expectations - outline, bathroom passes, pencil sharp, water, back packs, etc
       Demonstration, make observations, discuss "next question..."
       

hw - 
 bring 2 spirals 8 1/2" by 11" on Thursday for setting up both in class - for grade
            sign up on AERIES so you can track your grades!!!!  

Ms D will be absent on Thursday and Friday - See you Monday!

THURS, Sept 4
cw - set up notebook and collect 2nd semester notebook for storage -
        number pages correctly, glue in info sheets - SPIRAL will be graded periodically - get it right!!!
**** Get 2 study buddies and phone numbers - on sp 1 in spiral
glue: 
sp1 Title page, name and period, 2 study buddies - BOTH spirals numbered to the end or spiral (sp) 200
sp2 (Interactive Notebook details)
sp3 (Table of Contents) - fill in TOC
sp4 blank
sp5 (7 Habits)
sp6 (Science Safety Rules) 
sp7 (Student Choice Menu)
sp8 (Conclusion Rough Draft format)

After gluing, complete table of contents properly for these pages
hw - be sure ALL pages are numbered correctly in spiral -********* odds on right and evens on left side
      - finish numbering both spirals to page 200 

FRI, 9/5
cw - Describe an activity you completed this summer and relate how Earth science was involved -  
      Be sure to put a title - Be creative and have fun with this! 
Complete Rough Draft in class
      I want to learn something about you!!!!  These will be posted in the room for BTSN on Tues, Sept. 16.
      8 sentence (minimum) paragraph G,Y,R,Y,R,Y,R,G - Use rough draft form provided in class
      Draw and label a diagram to go with your paragraph - final draft must be written in ink or typed - each sentence to have color code indicated in any way (dot, underline, highlight, etc) -picture may be drawn or photographed or from the internet
HAVE FUN!!
                                                                                                   
hw - finish paragraph with title, name and period and diagram  - Due Monday or Tuesday
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WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 8, 2014
MON, 9/8

Learn how to fill out daily journal
spiral pages 10/11 - Watch EYEWITNESS video - begin Cornell notes - diagram with color and labels on left side

TUES, 9/9
Fire Drill - practice evacuation route - 3rd period
cw -  PARADIGMS - 7 Habits - power point notes
on sp13 Paradigms and Principles - fill in the blanks
      view pictures
hw -on sp12 finish left side - glue heads with different thoughts about the same question - be sure it is always colored!!
Example question: Which movie should we go see this weekend? - Write question at the top of the page
JUST for fun - show parent today's and other day's

        

WEDS, 9/10 (paragraph from last Friday)
cw - Describe an activity you completed this summer and relate how Earth science was involved -
Be sure to put a title - Be creative and have fun with this!
Complete Rough Draft in class - glue to sp 9
I want to learn something about you!!!! These will be posted in the room for BTSN on Tues, Sept. 16.
8 sentence (minimum) paragraph G,Y,R,Y,R,Y,R,G - Use rough draft form provided in class
Draw and label a diagram to go with your paragraph - final draft must be written in ink or typed - each sentence to have color code indicated in any way (dot, underline, highlight, etc) -picture may be drawn or photographed or from the internet
HAVE FUN!!

hw - finish paragraph with title, middle school heading (name, date and period) and diagram (put caption under picture)  -
                      Due on Friday or before



THURS, 9/11
WEB 5th period only

cw -sp15 - Personal Bank Accounts Notes
hw -sp14 - bank account poster on left side -
on top - draw picture, color and label -Piggy Bank Deposits - 3 Facts or examples
on bottom - draw picture, color and label - Piggy Bank Withdrawals - 3 Facts or examples
Complete Final Draft of formal paragraph with tiile, MS heading, color code, diagram and caption - due Friday

FRI, 9/12
fill in table of contents so far
Turn in formal paragraph
cw - sp17 - preview all 7 Habits - Being Proactive - Habit #1
hw - sp16 - finish left side - make colorful ACROSTIC for the word "proactive"

(read student choice menu #2 and follow all rules for full credit)



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WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
MON, 9/15
Double PM Assembly - Fundraiser
counted stamps today from sp9-17 and recorded grade
cw -sp19 Habits #2 and #3 (notes are under "Science Documents" on this website)
hw - sp18- 4 squares - state a short term goal (top 2 squares - goal and picture, then 3 steps to take),
                           state a long term goal (bottom 2 - goal and picture, 3 steps to take),
draw and color pic for each-
describe 3 steps to reach each goal 

TUE, 9/16
BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT 5:30-7:45 pm

cw - sp21 - Habits 4, 5, and 6 - notes
hw - sp20 - "Synergy" Diagram on left side - color and label
                                                   Draw simple scene at school that you think might show synergy
                                                   write 2 complete sentences about your diagram 
Students, I want your ideas BEFORE we learn and study synergy more tomorrow... Do your best!

WED, 9/17
cw - sp23 - Synergy Action Plan
Activity/discussion - roll play
hw - sp22 - complete situation listed on blank - imagine you are the parent (for "their way") - what might they say?
then calmly state what you would say (your way) - list at least 5 brainstorm ideas from both parent and you - then,come up with the best win-win situation - due Thurs

THUR, 9/18
cw - sp25 - Sharpen the Saw Notes
hw - sp24 - flippy - 4 flaps labeled - heart, brain, body, spirit - put name and period in lower right hand corner of front
                                  -under each flap there should be a diagram and 3 bullet points learned today
 

FRI, 9/19
cw - sp27 - Scavenger HUNT - Science Textbook
hw - sp26 - complete worksheet begun in class, if not completed



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WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 (tentative)
MON, 9/22
cw - Discuss and learn Science Safety Rules - Safety TEST is WEDS, 9/24
hw - Draw, color and label 2 of the rules. Write the ENTIRE rule under each diagram

TUE, 9/23
Draw, color and label 2 of the rules.  Write the ENTIRE rule under each diagram
SAFETY TEST is WEDS, 9/24

WED, 9/24
SAFETY TEST is TODAY
THINK LIKE A SCIENTIST - power point notes
Observations
Qualitative
Quantitative
hw - ABC picture color and write 5 sentences each

THUR, 9/25
THINK LIKE A SCIENTIST - power point notes
Inference and Prediction
Draw a diagram that has 3 predictions and 3 inference sentences identified
SHORT LAB ON FRI - review safety rules and follow

FRI, 9/26
INFERENCE LAB
- review and follow ALL safety rules!!!

THINK LIKE A SCIENTIST - power point notes
Complete vocabulary chart for observations-both qualitative and quantitative, inference , prediction, hypothesis

INFERENCE LAB
- review and follow ALL safety rules!!!


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WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
MON, 9/29
TUE, 9/30
WED, 10/1
THUR, 10/2
FRI, 10/3

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WEEK OF OCTOBER 6, 2014
MON, 10/6
TUE, 10/7
WED, 10/8
THUR, 10/9
WEB 5th period only
FRI, 10/10


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WEEK OF OCTOBER 13, 2014
MON, 10/13
TUE, 10/14
WED, 10/15
THUR, 10/16
FRI, 10/17


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WEEK OF OCTOBER 20, 2014
MON, 10/20
TUE, 10/21
WED, 10/22
THUR, 10/23
FRI, 10/24


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WEEK OF OCTOBER 27, 2014
MON, 10/27
TUE, 10/28
WED, 10/29
THUR, 10/30
FRI, 10/31
1st Quarter Reward Day



















































































































































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Week of November 10, 2014
Journal Questions on sp  -  Answers on sp

Monday, 11/10 - Veteran's Day Holiday
No school

Tuesday, 11/11/14
Veteran's Day - Actual - Holiday
no school

in class - begin Benchmark  Review - on docs page

Weds, 11/12
complete Benchmark Review

Thursday, 11/13
Review for the Benchmark Test

Friday, 11/14
Benchmark Test
silent read


 Nov 20, Thursday 
5th period WEB


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