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  • 7th Grade Lesson Plans & Worksheets

    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 Directed Reading worksheet 2-2 'The Life Cycle of Stars'.  Work on sketches and test tickets. 

    Monday 5/28:  No school. Memorial Day.

    Tuesday 5/29:  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

    Wednesday 5/30:  Check and collect yesterday's work.  Read 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.  

    Thursday 5/31:  Check and collect yesterday's work.  Read and discuss chapter 4 section 4 and do Directed Reading Worksheet 4-4 'Phases of the Moon'.   Do Eclipse Lab pg. 170.  Work on sketches and test ticket if time.  

    Friday 6/1:  Check and collect yesterday's work.  Finish sketches and test ticket.  Compare and edit as needed by the end of the hour. Begin watching Apollo 13 movie.  

  • 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 

    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. 

    Monday 5/28:  No school today.  Memorial Day.

    Tuesday 5/29:  Check and collect Adaptation Activity.  Share with the class if you would like to.  Work on Watershed Presentation.   

    Wednesday 5/30:  Watershed Stewardship Project Summit.  

    Thursday 5/31:  Take Chapter 1 Test on 'Interactions of Living Things'. 

    Friday 6/1:  Go over chapter one test.  Read and discuss chapter 4 section 1 'First the Bad News'.   Do Directed Reading Worksheet 4-1 'First the Bad News' and watch National Geographic 'The Human Footprint'.