Friday, 9/14/18- B Day- BE KIND Extended Homeroom

Question

How does your perception of your abilities affect your achievement?

Learning Tasks

  1. Do Now Get out your homework (Growth Mindset paragraph), put your name on it, and pass it down the row. Write down your new homework in your planner. Tell the person who sits to your left one growth mindset trait that you have or wished you had.
  2. Teach Procedure–  Doing Independent Work & If you Finish Early
  3. Science Friday- Cephalopod, Inc.
  4. Getting to Know You Google Form
  5. Hopes and Dreams HyperDoc

Home Learning

Hopes and Dreams HyperDoc is due on Friday, 9/21

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Friday, 9/7/18- B Day- Grade 8 Assembly Period 3 (No Class)

Question

How does your perception of your abilities affect your achievement?

Learning Tasks

  1. Do Now– Have your composition notebook in front of you on your table. With your partner, try to guess the punchline of the following joke: Why should you never trust an atom?
  2. Science Friday- Bobtails + Bacteria = BFF
  3. Teach Procedure– Coming to Attention
  4. Write-Pair-Share Thinking Routine- Watch Growth Mindset videos below- For each video, WRITE key ideas (qualities) of a Growth Mindset displayed in the video. PAIR with your cooperative table group partners & listen to each others’ thoughts. One partner will SHARE a summary of the group’s thoughts to develop a class summary of a growth mindset.
  5. Complete Models of Phenomenon

Mindset Videos

Friday, 5/11/18- B Day- SBAC (7th Grade) Schedule- 5, 4, 7, 6, 2, 3, & 1

JASON Project Operation Terminal Velocity- Expedition 2: A Universe of Motion- What is Motion?

Learning Objective:

Students will understand that motion is relative to a reference point and the difference between distance and displacement.

Learning Tasks:

  1. Science FridayHurricane in a Box
  2. Educational Game– The Fast and the Curious- Use the link below to get to the game The Fast and the Curious in the JASON Project website. Take a few laps around the racetrack behind the wheel of the Argorado, JASON’s fastest race car. Then, see what the speed and velocity graphs look like for your race! After you have finished, DO NOT CLOSE YOUR GAME. Answer the questions about your results in the worksheet below. Use the Speed and Velocity graphs to answer the questions.

Friday, 4/27/18- B Day- Early Dismissal Schedule (PLC)

Learning Tasks:

  1. Science FridaySuperbloom: How Death Valley Springs to Life and Physics GirlHow to Make a Cloud in Your Mouth
  2. Self Reflection for the Unit on Density– Refer to page 8 in your ISN for directions on how to write a Self-Reflection. Use the Google Doc in Google Classroom to type your responses in the light grey boxes for each of the steps.
  3. NGSS Assessment Sample Items– Remember the science assessment sample items that we reviewed to illustrate the rigor and complexity of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) assessment. The sample items allow students to become familiar with the item interactions and navigational tools that are used in NGSS assessments.

Home Learning-

Science Notebooks (ISN’s) due as follows:

  • Monday 4/30- Period 6
  • Tuesday 5/1- Period 4
  • Wednesday 5/2- Period 2
  • Thursday 5/3- Period 3
  • Friday 5/4- Period 7