Friday, 11/10/17- A Day- Early Dismissal Schedule

Learning Tasks:

  1. Do Now– What happened yesterday while I was at PD?
  2. Science FridayBreakthrough: The Killer Snail Chemist
  3. How’s It Going Survey (Google Form) in Google Classroom- This is a first quarter survey to ask you, my students, how things are going in science class. You can say whatever you want and your name is not on the survey. This is to help me learn what is and isn’t working in the classroom so that I can grow as a teacher. Please respond to the questions honestly. There is power in using your voice as it will help me change my instruction and become a better teacher!
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Monday, 11/6/17- B Day

Learning Tasks:

  1. Do Now
  2. Mindful Monday– 7 Days of Calm: Day 6 Patience– Listen to the audio guide our way through the mindfulness practice. After the practice, we discuss- What did you notice?
  3. Self-Reflection on Learning This Quarter- Use the Self-Reflection on My Learning, Mindset, Resilience/Grit This Quarter Google doc in Google classroom to respond to each of the questions. If you have not completed the Self-Reflection for your ISN, complete that as well.
  4. Exit Tweet– What have you found out so far about how other objects that produce music make sound?

Wednesday, 10/4/17- A Day

Learning Tasks:

  1. Do Now– Copy down today’s homework assignment in your planner. Get out your science notebook and open to page 12. Get out your science safety contract and put it in the center of the table.
  2. Retrieval Practice- Practice bringing to mind and explaining science safety to your partner without the help of your safety regulations. Then look at the safety regulations and see what you missed. (Collect science safety contracts/Check HW- ISN p.12 Science Safety Ad)
  3. Assessment- Science Safety Quiz
  4. What do you look like doing science? Draw a picture of yourself doing science in the box on page 5 using colored pencils.

Homework:

  • Get Science Safety Contract signed
  • ISN p.5-What do you look like doing science?

Tuesday, 10/3/17- B Day

Learning Tasks:

    1. Do Now– Copy down today’s homework assignment in your planner. Get out your science notebook and open to page 12.
    2. Safety Contract- Complete the Lab Safety Contract form and take it home to be signed. Complete trimming & taping safety regulations on inside back cover of ISN and questions 1-4 handout as flip page to ISN p. 11.
    3. Lab Safety Ad– On ISN p.12, create an ad with visuals and words, for one safety rule.
    4. Science Safety Exit Slip Tweet– In 140 characters or less, answer one of the following questions:
      • Which science lab safety rule do you think is most important & why?
      • Invent an interesting science safety slogan.

Homework:

  • Get Science Safety Contract signed
  • Complete the Lab Safety Ad on page 12 for tomorrow, 10/4
  • Science Safety Quiz tomorrow, 10/4

Monday, 10/2/17- A Day

Learning Tasks:

  1. Do Now– Copy down today’s homework assignment in your planner; Get out your science notebook and add to the Table of Contents-“Lab Safety Ad p.12” (Left Side); Head page 12 properly with “Lab Safety Ad- 10/2/17.”
  2. Mindful Monday7 Days of Calm: Day 3 Paying Attention– Listen to the audio guide our way through the mindfulness practice. After the practice, we discuss- What did you notice?
  3. Science Lab Safety Regulations– Safety is my number one concern and I am very serious about it. Go over the safety rules. Point out safety equipment & emergency shut-off in classroom. Tape safety regulations to inside of back cover of science notebook.

Homework:

Science Safety Quiz on Wednesday, 10/4