April 24, 2017

Schedule~A Day…*Period 5 Lesson 1

1. Students received homework points for the questions for the video “The Day the  Mesozoic Died” that were due today in class. (We will correct the questions later this week.)

2. I handed back the Rock Cycle Storybook and the conclusion for the geologic timeline and discussed grading criteria. *Check your grades to see if my new quarter grades are active.

3. We began learning about the structure of the Earth. Students read a packet of information on “The Earth’s Layers” and took notes. We will begin working on a project related to the reading assignment our next class period.

Reminder: Check quarter 4 grades to make certain my grade program has been reset.

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April 21, 2017

Schedule~E Day…*Periods 5 & 6 Lesson 4

1. Students received credit for their computer simulation and handed in their geologic timeline conclusion.

2. We finished watching the video “The Day the  Mesozoic Died” and our notes as a class.

3. After the video, students worked on the questions related the video. Questions are due our next class period.

Reminder: Video Questions Due: Monday, April 24 for Period 5 and Tuesday, April for Period 6.

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April 20, 2017

Schedule~D Day…*Period 6 Lesson 3

1. Students had a bit more class time to complete the Geologic Timeline Simulation. Students who finished worked on their geologic timeline conclusion that is due this tomorrow.

2. We began watching the video “The Day the  Mesozoic Died” and took notes as a class. We will finish the video and the notes our next class period.

Reminder: Geologic Timeline Conclusion Due: TOMORROW, April 21 for both period 5 and period 6. 

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April 19, 2017

Schedule~C Day…*Period 5 Lesson 3

1. Students had a bit more class time to complete the Geologic Timeline Simulation. Students who finished worked on their geologic timeline conclusion that is due this Friday.

2. We began watching the video “The Day the  Mesozoic Died” and took notes as a class. We will finish the video and the notes our next class period.

Reminder: Geologic Timeline Conclusion Due: Friday, April 21 for both period 5 and period 6. 

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April 18, 2017

Schedule~B Day…*Period 5 Lesson 2

1. Students worked on the Geologic Timeline Simulation today in class. They will be given 15 more minutes of class time to complete this work tomorrow.

Reminder: Geologic Timeline Conclusion Due: Friday, April 21 for both period 5 and period 6. 

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April 17, 2017

Schedule~A Day…*Period 5 Lesson 1

1. Students scored their Rock Cycle Storybook.

2. Students shared their Rock Cycle Storybook with their table teams and then handed them in.

3. New Seats for Quarter 4

*Homework: Reminder: Rock Cycle Storybook due tomorrow April 18th Period 6. Geologic Timeline Conclusion Due: Friday, April 21 for both period 5 and period 6. 

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April 13, 2017

Schedule~D Day…*Period 6 Lesson 3

1. Students continued working on their Geological Timeline Partner Activity. Students were expected to finish the timeline in class~if they did not, they need to come in at lunch tomorrow to finish it up.  Students do NOT need to do the analysis questions for the timeline. (They will be given class time to work on the questions our next class period.)

*Homework: Check your grades~third quarter ends Friday, April 14th. Reminder: Rock Cycle Storybook due Monday, April 17th for Period 5 and NEXT Tuesday, April 18th Period 6.

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April 12, 2017

Schedule~C Day…*Period 5 Lesson 3

1. Students continued working on their Geological Timeline Partner Activity. Students were expected to finish the timeline in class~if they did not, they need to come in at lunch tomorrow to finish it up.  Students do NOT need to do the analysis questions for the timeline. (They will be given class time to work on the questions our next class period.)

*Homework: Check your grades~third quarter ends Friday, April 14th. Reminder: Rock Cycle Storybook due Monday, April 17th for Period 5 and NEXT Tuesday, April 18th Period 6.

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April 11, 2017

Schedule~B Day…*Period 5 Lesson 2

1. Students had 10 minutes at the beginning of class to finish up their notes and/or study before taking the open note quiz for the reading assignment~Section 5 “Time Marches On” and the material from video notes.

2. Students were assigned the Geological Timeline Partner Activity. Students will be given one more day in class to complete the timeline.

*Homework: Check your grades~third quarter ends THIS Friday, April 14th. Reminder: Rock Cycle Storybook due NEXT Monday, April 17th for Period 5 and NEXT Tuesday, April 18th Period 6.

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April 10, 2017

Schedule~A Day…*Period 5 Lesson 1

1. We finished watching the video about Geologic Time and taking notes on the note sheet we created last week.

2. Students reread pages 73-77 “Time Marches On” in their textbook and took notes to prepare for an open note quiz our next class period.

*Homework: Check your grades~third quarter ends THIS Friday, April 14th. Reminder: Rock Cycle Storybook due NEXT Monday, April 17th for Period 5 and NEXT Tuesday, April 18th Period 6.

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