MANY 7/1 students have missing grades in powerschools. A zero is recorded until the work is completed. I did update the information in powerschools Thursday-genetic unit test part one, genetics unit test part two, genetics review crossword and review punnett squares.
Due Friday at or before 7:30 am-watch the brainpop entitled-Human body. Submit the graded quiz. Score must be 7 out of 10 or higher.
Due by Monday 4/24 (some may wish to do this over the weekend)-watch the following first quarter review video segments in Discovery Education-Friction 7:19, Calculating average speed 5:06, Roller coasters 4:07, Electricity 3:59, Energy transfer 2:21 and Constant speed 5:23. On notebook paper identify the video segment and bullet 3 take away understandings.
In school support for the completion of the DE review assignment will be offered this week during my Tuesday and Thursday smartblocks.
Powerschools has been updated for last week.
Please note: all 7/1 students have a large unit test on Thursday 4/13. Several in school study support options will be offered this week. All students on the team should view the Bill Nye video entitled Genes. The video does an excellent job reviewing SEVERAL important key concepts. Viewing the video in school was offered last Friday during smartblock and will be offered Tuesday and Wednesday. All students need to attend a session.
During class on both Tuesday and Wednesday I will be doing teacher directed test review. Full/active participation will help understanding, please encourage this at home. Monday classwork needs to be completed before joining review games.
2 homework sheets will be handed out to provide students the chance to practice punnett squares and recall of key genetics concepts. They will both be due Thursday 4/13. Engaging the sheets independently or with a peer are their intentional purpose.
Complete the Pedigree introduction/practice worksheet. Due on or before 7:30 am on Friday 3/31.
In school support for the completion of this week's homework will be offered during smartblock on Monday or Tuesday-you can not attend both sessions. Are you struggling to understand Pedigrees? Attend a remediation lesson being offered during smartblock on Thursday or Friday-you can not attend both sessions.
Send me a blank email from your Wake count email-subject line should say, benchmark feedback. Due on or before 7:30 am on Friday 3/31
Watch the follow Discovery Education video that reviews 3rd quarter material. Complete the follow up worksheet that will be handed out in class on Monday. Due on or before 7:30am on Friday 3/31. In school support for the completion of this week's homework will be offered during smartblock on Monday or Tuesday-you can not attend both sessions.
Watch the sex determination brainpop and send the graded quiz on or before 7:30 am on Wednesday 3/1.
Please watch and complete the graded quizzes for the heredity brainpop and the genetics brainpop. Send your results to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before Friday at 7:30 am
Wednesday in science all 7/1 students will be taking the protist/cell unit test. In school test review will be offered Monday/Tuesday during smartblock.
Friday in science all 7/1 students will be taking a genetics quiz. Questions are taken directly from the brainpop quizzes. Questions that should be studied: Asexual reproduction-4, 5, 6, 7. Genetics-3, 5, 8. Heredity-1, 2, 6, and 8.
Students that have make up work, need to redo a quiz for a better grade, or need to complete classwork for full credit may choose to come to my smartblock on Friday
The next few weeks are going to be very full. In school support will be offered daily during smartblock/working lunch and afterschool Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday. Students seeking afterschool help will be assigned to a day. Consistent good use of classtime and completion of homework are criteria for adding additional afterschool instruction.
Complete your organelle function picturebook and Bill Nye cell video with follow up sheet-due Friday 2/17
Intrepreting data cell quiz-Tuesday 2/14. Assessment tests your ability to find/use given information. ALL quiz answers are on the test. This quiz can not be retaken
Genetics vocabulary quiz on Friday. Study the provided quizlet. https://quizlet.com/187936778/genetics-vocab-2017-flash-cards/?new
****advanced notice: week of 2/20
7th grade unit test on protist-microscopes-cells Wednesday 2/22. What resources to study for this assessment will be listed on the whiteboard in the classroom.
Genetics brainpop quiz 2/24. Specific questions to study from Genetics, Heredity, Asexual reproduction that will be on the quiz will post next week.
***advanced notice: week of 2/27
3rd quarter science benchmark. Exact date has not been selected, I would like Wednesday 3/1
cells: 1, 2, 7, 8, and 10
cell structures: 1, 2, 3, 4, and 7
cell specialization: 1, 2, 7, 8, and 9
diffusion: 1, 3, 6, 8, 10
View and complete the graded quizzes for Diffusion and then cell specialization. Both graded quizzes must arrive to my inbox on or before Thursday 2/2 7:30 am. Do you want to do your science homework with me? Students in Tuesday/Thursday groups will stay on Tuesday of this week. Wednesday any student not in Tuesday/Thursday groups may stay. Wednesday students staying must be picked up by 3:30.
Thursday in class: 20 question quiz on cells-questions will come directly from brainpops-cells, cell structures, cell specialization, and diffusion.
Friday in class: Protist test.
Watch the following video selections and complete the homework sheet created Monday in class. Detailed directions will be provided in class Monday and reviewed daily-due on Friday 1/27https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvOz4V699gk
Group organizers-email me via your wake county account to request an electronic copy of a fabulous venn diagram that compares/contrasts microorganisms. Print out a copy of the diagram for the group to use in class on Thursday 1/26.
Group BYOD managers-collaborate with BYOD managers from other classes who sit in your work space, see posted lists for names of all 7/1 students sitting in each work space, and decide, as a cross class collabortive team create a group logo that highlights protist traits. Turn in a copy of the logo on Friday. It has to be electronically printed.
Group encouragers-complete positive notes of encouragement to each group members. Be very specific with your feedback. Cards are due to me Friday 1/27