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  • 7th Grade Lesson Plans & Worksheets

    Monday 5/14: Check and collect  Directed Reading Worksheet 3-2 'The Electromagnetic Spectrum' and 'Mixing Colors' Skills Practice Lab pgs. 88-89.  Read and discuss chapter 3 section 3 'Interactions of Light Waves'.  Do Directed Reading Worksheet 3-3 'Interactions of Light Waves' and pg 81 section review questions.  Demonstration of Quick Lab pg 77 'Scattering Milk' and pg 79 'Refraction Rainbow'. 

    Tuesday 5/15: Check and collect Directed Reading Worksheet 3-3 'Interactions of Light Waves' and pg 81 section review questions.  Read and Discuss chapter 3 section 4 'Light and Color'.  Do Directed Reading Worksheet chapter 3 section 4 'Light and Color' and pg 87 section review questions.  

    Wednesday 5/16:  Block 1st and 5th hours.  Check and Collect Directed Reading Worksheet chapter 3 section 4 'Light and Color' and pg 87 section review questions.  Do 'Which Color is the Hottest?' Skills Practice Lab pg 131. .  

    Thursday 5/17:  Block 2nd and 6th hours.  Check and Collect Directed Reading Worksheet chapter 3 section 4 'Light and Color' and pg 87 section review questions.  Do 'Which Color is the Hottest?' Skills Practice Lab pg 131.  

    Friday 5/18:   Do Chapter Review pgs. 90 -91 as open book test grade. 

    Monday 5/21: Turn in Waves Text Book and get Astronomy Text Books, new sketches and test tickets.  Read/discuss chapter 2 section 1  'Stars'.  Demonstrations- 'Light Pollution' and 'Color Indicates Temperature'.  Do Math Practice 'Starlight, Star Bright' pg. 36 and Quick Lab 'Not All Thumbs' pg. 37.  Do 'Analyzing Spectra' Lab. 

    Tuesday 5/22:  Do 'Red Hot or Not Lab' pgs. 54-55 and Directed Reading worksheet 2-1 'Stars'. 

    Wednesday 5/23:  Check and collect yesterday's work.  Read and discuss chapter 2 section 2 'The Life Cycle of Stars'.   Do Directed Reading worksheet 2-2 'The Life Cycle of Stars'.  Work on sketches and test ticket.  Watch 'Life and Death of a Star' movie. 

    Thursday 5/24:    Check and collect yesterday's work.  Read and discuss Chapter 3 section 2 'The Sun: Our Very Own Star'.  Do Directed Reading Worksheet 3-2 'The Sun: Our Very Own Star'.   Work on sketches and test ticket.  

    Friday 5/25:     Check and collect yesterday's work.  Rad and discuss chapter 3 Section 4 'Planetary Motion'.  do Math Practice pg. 81 'Kepler's Formula' and Quick Lab pg. 82 'Staying in Focus'.  Do Section Review questions pg 83.  Watch Bill Nye Movie on the Planets while working on sketches and test ticket.  

  • 6th Grade Lesson Plans & Worksheets

    Monday 5/14:  Get new text book 'Environmental Science'.  Read/discuss chapter 1 'Everything is Connected'.  Do pg. 3 Start Up Activity 'Whom Eats Whom?' and Quick Lab pg. 5 'The Human Population' (adding year 2010: 6.9 billion and year 2020: 7.8 billion projection).  Do Directed Reading Worksheet 1-1 'Everything is Connected'.  

    Tuesday 5/15:  Finish, check and Collect Do Directed Reading Worksheet 1-1 'Everything is Connected'.  Do 'Wild Bean Lab'.  

    Wednesday 5/16:  Check and collect 'Wild Bean Lab'.   Work on Stewardship Project. 

    Thursday 5/17:  Work on Stewardship Project. 

    Friday 5/18:     Play 'Survival is Just a Roll of the Dice' Game   

    Monday 5/21:  Finish 'Survival is Just a Roll of the Dice' Game.  Read and discuss chapter 1 section 2 'Living Things Need Energy'.   Do Directed Reading Worksheet 1-2 'Living Things Need Energy'.

    Tuesday 5/22:  Stewardship Project. 

    Wednesday 5/23:  Check and collect Monday's work.  Read and discuss chapter 1 section 3 'Types of Interactions'.  Do Directed Reading worksheet 1-3'Types of Interactions'.  Begin Adaptations Activity.  Watch Adaptations Movie. 

    Thursday 5/24:  Finish yesterday's work if needed.  Begin Test Ticket for chapter 1 test 'Interactions of Living Things'.  

    Friday 5/25:  Finish Test Ticket.  Compare and edit as needed.