Posted by: cemmi | November 10, 2018

Week Two: 11/12/18 – 11/16/18

Science 

How Can I Make New Stuff From Old Stuff? Lessons 6-11 Slides

How Can I Make New Stuff From Old Stuff? Lessons 1-5 Slides

How Can I Make New Stuff From Old Stuff? Student Edition

MONDAY: Check in and review the responses from Reading 8.2. Complete Activity 8.2 – Representing Chemical Reactions in Words and Symbols (pp.73-75). 

HOMEWORK: Nothing 

TUESDAY: Lesson 8 Wrap Up and Scientific Principles Notes. Read 8.3 – What Are the Many Ways of Representing Any Chemical Reaction? (pp.76-78). Lessons 6-8 Pop Quiz. 

HOMEWORK: Nothing.

WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY: Get new lab partners for the 2nd quarter. Introduce Lesson 9 – Is This a New Substance? Conduct Activity 9.1 – Does Electrolysis of Water Make New Substances? (pp.79-81).

HOMEWORK: Nothing.

FRIDAY: Conduct Reading 9.1 – What is the Same and Different about Boiling Water? (pp.82.86). Lesson 9 Wrap Up and Scientific Principles Notes. Return and review the Lesson 6-8 Pop Quiz. Introduce Lesson 10: How Is a Mixture Different from a Chemical Reaction?

HOMEWORK: Nothing.


Social Studies

Chapter 4: The Great Lakes In-Class Assessment scheduled for Tuesday 11/20/18.

Take Home Essay Assessment for Chapter 4 is assigned Friday and due Tuesday 11/20/18

MONDAY: Check in and review ISN p.40. Introduce the State of the Great Lakes Debate and assign debate teams. Begin the debate prep by analyzing the placards for pollution, invasive species, and habitat loss as well as reading sections 3-5 of Chapter 4 (GA pp.70-73) and completing the corresponding organizers in the ISN (ISN pp.41-43).

HOMEWORK: Nothing.

TUESDAY: Finish the debate prep by analyzing the placards for pollution, invasive species, and habitat loss as well as reading sections 3-5 of Chapter 4 (GA pp.70-73) and completing the corresponding organizers in the ISN (ISN pp.41-43). Hold the debate over the state of the Great Lakes. 

HOMEWORK: Finish reading sections 3-5 of Chapter 4 (GA pp.70-73) and completing the corresponding organizers in the ISN (ISN pp.41-43) if you did not finish during class.

WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY: Reflect on the debate and declare a winning side. Research in groups a current issue being debated about the health of the Great Lakes not mentioned in the readings (Asian Carp updates, Algae Blooms in Lake Erie, PFAS contamination, Enbridge Line Five Pipeline). Create a short google slideshow detailing what was found in the research. 

HOMEWORK: Finish putting together the short google slides presentation found in the assignment, “Current Great Lakes Issues” in the google classroom.

FRIDAY: Present the findings in the from our research to the class. Assign the Great Lakes Editorial Essay (counts as one of the assessments for Chapter 4). Begin outlining arguments for your editorial. 

HOMEWORK: Final draft of the Great Lakes Editorial Essay (typed and printed out) is due at the start of class next Tuesday.


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