*TV Fundraising tickets-Due nex Tuesday!
*Be collecting recycled items for your Christmas Tree ornament. We need jar lids.
*We will have two standard’s mastery grades before Christmas. One test and a vocabulary booklet
*Grades go historical December 19th.
Monday:Eyes/Light-Students will watch a Brain Pop and take notes from a PowerPoint. They will draw a Christmas object and explain how the eye and brain interprets the object.
Tuesday: Sound-Students will continue the interactive PowerPoint and complete guided notes. They will research “The loudest sound” and “The most creative way to use sounds”.
Wednesday:Ears/Hearing-Students will watch an BrainPop and finish the interactive PowerPint. They will label a diagram of an ear and create a clay model of the ear.
Thursday: Music-Students will watch several You-Tube videos on creative musical groups. They will use Chrombooks to research different types of musical instruments and complete a graphic organizer. Sound quiz for a daily grade.
Friday: Review-Students will create a mini musical instrument Christmas Tree ornament.
*Thank you for a great field trip!
*Thursday-PBIS Hat day-1 Rambler Buck
*Friday-PBIS Popcord day-5 Rambler Bucks
*Tuesday-Balancing Equations-Students will watch you-tube instructional video and complete several balancing handouts.
*Wednesday-Lab-Students will complete “Sunset in a Bag” and continue practicing Balancing equations. They will do a practice test on balancing.
*Thursday-Review and Test, Notebook check
*Friday-Students will watch “October Sky”.
*Field trip Friday! Money is due Wednesday, $8. Dress warmly.
*****Test over physical and chemical properties/changes on November 16th. Notebook check Nov. 16th.
Monday: Lab-Students will complete a lab on physical and chemical properties.
Tuesday: Chemical Reactions-Students will watch video clips of several chemical reactions. They will complete a foldable for a daily grade.
Wednesday:Chemical Reactions-Students will complete an online webquest for chemical reactions.
Thursday: Counting Atoms-Students will watch a PowerPoint and complete a foldable on conting atoms. They will have a handout and a practice quiz for a daily grade.
Friday: Field Trip
*Your student received a permission slip on Thursday for our Cloudland Canyon trip. The date is November 10th and the cost is $8.
*Monday-States of Matter-Students will watch a class demonstration, complete a Brain Pop worksheet and a foldable with notes. They will draw the water cycle.
*Tuesday-Halloween-I have several different Halloween labs planned. It will be a fun day.
*Wednesday-Heat Review-Students will watch a demonstration on heat, take notes in a graphic organizer and complete a practice sheet on heat transfer. They will draw a Halloween/Fall picture that includes each type of heat transfer.
*Thursday-Review-Students will review the concepts of volume, mass, weight, density and states of matter. They will complete a set of task cards as a group.
*Friday-Chemical Properties-Students will watch a Study Jam and a PowerPoint on chemical properties. They will complete a graphic organizer and pick a random object to describe its properties.
Halloween Dance-October 30th, 3:30-5:30 15 Rambler Bucks! (You cannot pay with real money)
Wednesday and Thursday we will participate in a GMAS practice test.
Monday: Physical Properties: Students will watch an interactive PowerPoint and complete a flip book on weight, mass and volume. Students will create a picture of our solar system and put how much they weigh on all of the planets. (picture-daily grade)
Tuesday: Physical Properties: Students will watch a classroom demonstration on coke vs. diet coke. They will use the interactive PowerPoint to continue work on their flip book. They will complete an in-class lab on density. (practice sheet-daily grade)
Wednesday: Physical Properties: Students will watch a class demonstration on the states of matter. They will complete a foldable and a drawing of the states of matter. (drawing is a daily grade)
Thursday: Physical Properties: LAB DAY-Students will complete a lab on density.
Friday: Physical Properties: Heat Review-Students will watch a classroom demonstration, complete a graphic organizer on conduction, convection and radiation. They will complete a handout on heat transfer. They will draw a Halloween or Fall picture that includes all methods of heat transfer.
*Progress reports went home last Thursday. Please sign and return if you have not already.
*Upcoming PBIS activity: Halloween Party, Oct. 30th, $15 RAMBLER BUCKS
*Monday: Compounds-Students will research a list of common compounds and complete a BrainPop quiz. Daily grade on practice sheet.
*Tuesday: Lab Day-Students will complete a lab on mixtures. It will be a daily grade.
*Wednesday: Review-Students will review elements, mixtures and compounds to prepare for a test.
*Thursday: Test-Students will have a test on elements, mixtures and compounds. We will start physical and chemical properties.
*Friday:-Physical Properties-Students will take notes, watch a short video and complete a notebook page on physical properties.
*Fall Break: October 9-11
Monday: Periodic Table-Students will color code a periodic table and work in groups to research a family on the periodic table. Each group will put all class information together to create a class periodic table.
Tuesday: Lab-Students will complete table rotations on the periodic table.
Wednesday:Periodic Table Basics:Students will work in groups to complete a periodic table project. It will be a test grade.
Thursday: Students will finish the lab rotations from Tuesday.
Friday: We will review atoms, elements and the periodic table and test.
Tuesday:Rock and Roll
Thursday: Rambler Pride, Tailgate $15 Rambler Bucks, Pep Ralley, Game at 4:30
Monday: Dr. Williams will be in our classroom.
Tuesday: Atoms-The students will watch a video clip, take and complete handouts on atoms. They will create a “coloring page” for an atom.
Wednesday: Atoms- Students will complete a graphic organizer while watching a PowerPoint on atoms. Students will practice determining the number of protons, neutrons and electrons in an element.
Thursday: Atoms-Students will practice drawing atoms and then create a model of an atom.
Friday: Periodic Table-Students will watch a Brain Pop and complete a handout on the periodic table. They will color and label a periodic table. Studets will create a word from the periodic table and create a poster to hang in the hall.
*Homecoming week is coming up! Get your costume’s ready! Dress-up days are as follows: Holiday, Rock&Roll, American Pride, Rambler Pride, Backwards
*Homecoming tailgate-September 28th, the cost is $15 RAMBLER BUCKS, the homecoming game will start at 4:30
*Monday-Students will finish their “Google Slide” project on energy types. (standards mastery)
*Tuesday-Energy Types test (standards mastery), In class lab on energy transformations, notebook check (standards mastery)
*Wednesday-Energy Transformations-Students will do a scavenger hunt around the room and do a handout on energy transformations.
*Thursday and Friday-UNIT PROJECT-Students will work in small groups to build a windmill. They will make it from recycled material they bring from home. They will be provided a handout with instructions and questions to answer. (standards mastery)
*$5 and permission slips for NGA college field trip due Thursday.
*The students who are passing all their classes are eligable for a field trip on Wednesday to the High School to see a play. The cost is $3.
*Progress reports are due back by Thursday!
*Thursday & Monday (9/18)-Students will complete a google slide project on energy types. This will be a standards mastery grade.
*Friday-Field trip to NGA College. We will get home at 5:00!