Friday, December 16, 2016

Friday 12-16-16

Enjoy your break! See you in January.

In-Class:
Warm Up – pg. 60, problem 17
Finish Presentations (AM)
Rational Numbers Task
Problem 3.5
Pre-Break Clean-up

Homework:
No Homework

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Thursday 12-15-16

2-hour late start schedule (1st period, 5th period, 6th period)

In-Class:
Warm Up – Ecoscenario group readiness
Ecoscenario Project – Day 7
- Presentation day!
   - AM JAMS will finish presentation tomorrow

Homework:
No homework.


Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Wednesday 12-14-16

Reminder: Ecoscenario presentations are tomorrow. 

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 59, problem 11
Review Homework
Problem 3.4
Ecoscenario Project – Day 6
 - Presentation
   - Work day for presentation

Homework:
#52
Pg. 59
Problems 14-16


Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Tuesday 12-13-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 57, problem 3
Review Homework
Math Quiz
Problem 3.3
- or algebra extensions
Ecoscenario Project – Day 5
- Presentation
    - Work day for presentation

Homework:
#51
Pg. 58
Problems 5-8 and 10


Monday, December 12, 2016

Monday 12-12-16

Reminder: Math Quiz tomorrow

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 71, self-assessment
Review Homework
Choice Time
- Lesson
- Extension problems
- Extra time for poster
Ecoscenario Project – Day 4
- Poster
   - Work day for poster
   - Poster due at end of class

Homework:
#50
Pg. 72
Problems 3-10


Thursday, December 8, 2016

Thursday 12-8-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 67, problem 1
Review Homework
Number Talk
Modeling with Algebra
Ecoscenario Project – Day 3
- Draft of poster
- Work day for poster

Homework:
#49
Pg. 72
Problems 1 and 2


Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Wednesday 12-7-16

Early Release - 6, 5, 4

PM Only - "What Plants Talk About"

No homework.

Tuesday 12-6-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg.51 , problems 4, 7, and 10
Review Homework
Problem 3.1g and 3.1h
Ecoscenario Project – Day 2
- Research
- Food Web, Abiotic Factors, Human Impact

Homework:
#48
Pg. 52 Problems 6-8
and
Pg. 58 Problems1-6 


Monday, December 5, 2016

Monday 12-5-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 41, problems 1-3
New Seats
Review Homework
Problem 3.1e and 3.1f
Ecoscenario Project – Day 1
- Project Instructions
- Research
- Checklist is linked on resources page

Homework:
#47
Pg. 46
Problem 11-28


Friday, December 2, 2016

Friday 12-2-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 16, problems 13-14
Review Homework
Problem 1.4 (link)
Science Quiz
Article – Ecoscenarios 
Turn in Mono Lake Population Dynamics
Talk about “Mono Lake in the Spotlight”

Homework:
#46 (link)
Pg. 16 
Problem 12


Thursday 12-1-16

Substitute Today

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 15, problem 8
Review Homework
Problem 1.3 (link)
Finish Mono Lake Population Dynamics
- Data and evidence
Article – “Mono Lake in the Spotlight” (link)
- Write 2-3 questions that you think belong in this section, then answer

Homework:
#45 (link)
Pg. 14 and 15, problem 7
And
Pg. 15 problem 9


Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Wednesday 11-30-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Check Accentuate the Negative books for damage
Correct Homework
New books
Problem 1.1
Mono Lake Population Dynamics
- Data and evidence

Homework:
#44
Pg. 12, Problems 1 and 2
And
Pg. 17, Problem 15
(in new blue books)


Tuesday 11-29-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 29, problems 1 and 2
Correct Homework
3.1c - Algebraic Expressions
Population Dynamics Video (link)
AM - Taxman (link)
PM - Finish Algae and Brine Shrimp

Homework:
#43
pg. 30
problems 3-14

Monday, November 28, 2016

Monday 11-28-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 31, problems 1-3
Correct Homework
3.0 Anchor Problem
3.1 Review of Algebraic Problems
PM ONLY: Finish Article – Limiting Factors
Algae and Brine Shrimp Experiment

Homework:
#42
Pg. 14
Problems 10-23


Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Tuesday 11-22-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Be ready for the test
Math Test
Correct Homework
Article – Limiting Factors
- Notes
- Response questions

No homework. Enjoy your break!

Monday, November 21, 2016

Monday 11-21-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 70, problem 5
Correct Homework
Unit Review
- Practice Tests Online
- Pg. 70, problems 8-25
Milkweed Bug Simulation
- Hatching Experiment

Homework:
#41
Handout
(skip problem 21)

Friday, November 18, 2016

Friday 11-18-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 73, problem 33
Correct Homework
Problem 4.3
Science Quiz
Milkweed Bug Simulation

Homework:
#40
Pg. 70
Problem 7
And 
Pg. 74
Problems 41-43


Thursday, November 17, 2016

Thursday 11-17-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 73, problem 33
Correct Homework
Number Talk
Problem 4.2 – Day 2
Article – Milkweed Bugs
Population Dynamics Intro

Homework:
#39
Pg. 69 problem 4
And 
Pg. 74 problems 36-40




Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Wednesday 11-16-16

Reminder: Science Quiz this Friday (trophic levels and energy, open notes)

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 69, problem 2
Correct Homework
Number Talk
Math Quiz (Rational Numbers Multiplication and Division)
Problem 4.2 – Day 1
Observations
- Milkweed Bugs
- Aquarium
- Terrarium

Homework:
#38
Pg. 69
Problems 1 and 3


Tuesday 11-15-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Get your chromebook
Sea Ice Summit
- Meet with same scientist specialist group
- Meet with homegroup
- Meet as whole class
- Evaluation

Homework:
No homework

Monday, November 14, 2016

Monday 11-14-16

Reminder: Tomorrow dress like a scientist for our "Sea Ice Summit"

In-Class:
Warm Up – Page 71, Problem 26
Correct Homework (from Thursday)
Problem 4.1
Sea Ice Research

Homework:
#37
Handout
- Self assessment and problems


Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Wednesday 11-9-16

Math quiz next week on multiplying and dividing rational numbers

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 52, problems 12-17
Correct Homework
Problem 3.4
Trophic Levels
- Model
“Sea Ice” Project
- Day 2

Homework:
#36
Pg. 53 Problem 21
And
Pg. 58 Problem 34



Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Tuesday 11-8-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 51, problem 7 (blue book)
Correct Homework
Problem 3.3
Trophic Levels
- Model
“Sea Ice” Project
- Day 1

Homework:
#35
Pg. 52
Problem 8-11


Monday, November 7, 2016

Monday 11-7-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 47, Problems 1 and 2
Correct Homework
Integer Multiplication
Introduce “Sea Ice” Project
Trophic Levels
- Finish Notes
- Finish Article
- Model

Homework:
#34
In your mini packet (not blue books)
Pg. 53 Problems 1-4
And
Pg. 58 Problem 9


Friday, November 4, 2016

Friday 11-4-16

End of 1st Quarter

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. Pg. 51, Problem 5
Correct Homework
Math Quiz
Integer Multiplication
Collect Observations
Trophic Levels
- Notes
- Article

Homework:
#33
Pg. 50
Problem 1


Thursday, November 3, 2016

Thursday 11-3-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 35, Problems 17-20
New Seats
Correct Homework
Integer Practice
Wonder Questions
- Post on Hapara

Homework:
#32
Worksheet


Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Wednesday 11-2-16

AM ONLY

In-Class:
Warm Up – Define: Strategy
Game Theory – Strategic Thinking
- NIM 
- Tetra

No Homework

Tuesday 11-1-16

Reminder: Math Quiz on Friday

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 33 Problem 7
Correct Homework
Problem 2.3
PM - Observations
- Stereoscope
AM - Research
- Wonder Questions

Homework:
#31
Pg. 33
Problems 8, 10, and 38


Monday, October 31, 2016

Monday 10-31-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 32 Problem 3
Correct Homework
Problem 2.2
AM Only: Observations
- Stereoscopes
PM Only: Research
-Wonder Questions

Homework:
#30
Pg. 33
Problem 6


Friday, October 28, 2016

Thursday and Friday 10-27/28-16

AM Only on Thursday
PM Only on Friday

In-Class:
Warm Up – Get your chromebook
New Books – Accentuate the Negative
PreTest
Rational Numbers Task
Problem 2.1
Observations + Research

Homework:
#29
Pg. 32 (In new "Accentuate the Negative" book)
Problems 1 and 2



Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Tuesday and Wednesday 10-25/26-16

AM Only on Tuesday
PM Only on Wednesday 


In-Class:
Warm Up – Go over test review packet
Correct Homework
Math Mini-Test
Finish “Hunting the Elements”

Homework:
No homework.

Monday, October 24, 2016

Monday 10-24-16

Reminder: Chapter 1 Test tomorrow

In-Class:
Warm Up – Collect menu papers
Correct Homework
Menu
Observations
- 5-10 minutes, then switch
Wonder Questions
- at least 5 questions

Homework:
#28
Test Review Packet


Thursday, October 20, 2016

Friday 10-21-16

Substitute Today

In-Class:
Warm Up
Watch Nova DVD - "Hunting the Elements"
- complete video guide

Homework:
No homework tonight.
- Study for your test

Thursday 10-20-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Draw a model to show why 2/3 = 12/18
Correct Homework
Menu
Terrariums/Aquariums

Homework:
#27
“25% Sale” Menu Task
Should have problem written down
Solved with work and reasoning shown
Be ready to share your paper with the class
Any patterns? Any model?


Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Wednesday 10-19-16

Reminders: Unit 1 Test next week. AM on Tuesday (10/25), PM on Wednesday (10/26).

In-Class:
Warm Up – Menu Folders
Correct Homework
Menu
Terrariums/Aquariums
- observations (behaviors and appearance)
Milkweed Bug Observations

Homework:
#26
Should have problem written down
Solved with work and reasoning shown
Be ready to share your paper with the class
Any patterns? Any model?

Tuesday 10-18-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 65 Problems 1-5
Correct Homework
Percent Problems
Binder Quiz
Aquariums/Terrariums
- vocab and notes

Homework:
#25
Pg. 66 – Self Assessment 
And
Pg. 67 – Problems 1-4


Monday, October 17, 2016

Monday 10-17-16

Reminder: Binder Quiz tomorrow

In-Class:
Warm Up – Organize you binder
Correct Homework
Context for Models
- Extension (if finished early) – answer 4 questions about arithmagons
Science Quiz
Stereoscopes
- Milkweed Bug Observations
- Stereoscope: Look at newly hatched bugs

Homework:
#24
Pg. 64
Problems 1-6


Thursday, October 13, 2016

Thursday 10-13-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Write your own percent increase or decrease word problem.
Correct Homework
Increasing and Decreasing by Percent
Mini Research Project
- Presentation Day! 
Milkweed Bug Observations
- Stereoscope: Look at newly hatched bugs

Homework:
#23
Handout
- Percent and Calculators

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Wednesday 10-12-16

Reminder: 'Mini Research Project' presentations are tomorrow
     Self-Assessment Rubric
     Peer-Assessment Rubric


In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 62, Problems 1-4
Correct Homework
Transition to Numeric Expressions
Milkweed Bug Observations
Extension (if finished early)
Mini Research Project
- Finish synthesizing info
- Create presentation

Homework:
#22
Pg. 62
Problems 6-10


Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Tuesday 10-11-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 57, Problem 5
Correct Homework
Transition to Numeric Expressions
Milkweed Bug Observations
- Extension (if finished early)
Mini Research Project
- Finish research
- Organize notes

Homework:
#21
Pg. 61
Problems 1-5


Monday, October 10, 2016

Monday 10-10-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 57, Problems 6-9
Correct Homework
Quiz
Modeling Percent and Fractions
Mini Research Project (Due Thursday)
- Choose topic
- Begin research

Homework:
#20
Pg. 56
Problems 1-4

Friday, October 7, 2016

Friday 10-7-16

Reminder: Math Quiz on Monday 

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 50, Problems 1-4
Correct Homework
Continue Applications with Models
- Math Around the Room
Energy Use
- Categories and Discussion

Homework:
#19
Pg. 51 (self assessment)
and
Pg. 52
Problems 1-5
On problem 3, you may skip parts A and C
On problem 5, you may skip part A


Thursday, October 6, 2016

Thursday 10-6-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 46, Problems 17-20
Correct Homework
Applications with Models
- Math Around the Room
Photosynthesis Notes
- chemical formula
Milkweed Bug Observations
Article – Where Does Food Come From?
- take notes on article, add to photosynthesis notes

Homework:
#18
Pg. 49
Problems 6-12
*You may choose to skip one problem on the homework tonight

Wednesday 10-5-16

AM ONLY

In-Class:
Warm Up – Define: Strategy
Game Theory – Strategic Thinking
- NIM 
- Tetra

No Homework

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Tuesday 10-4-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 46 1-4
Correct Homework
1.2d – Probability, Fractions, and Percentage
Energy and Producers Experiment
- discussion
Milkweed Bug Observations

Homework:
#17
Pg. 45
Problems 1-16


Monday, October 3, 2016

Monday 10-3-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Get a chromebook ready for the lesson
Ck12 Practice
- Percents
- Rational Numbers
- Probability
Milkweed Bug Observations
Energy Lab (Due today)
- Complete “Conclusion” and “Summary Statement”

Homework:
#16
ck12 "Review Problems"

Probability






















Percents






















Rational Numbers



Friday, September 30, 2016

Friday 9-30-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – On a number cube, what is the probability of getting a roll greater than 4?
Correct Homework 
Energy Lab
- Complete “Data and Observations”
- Begin “Data Analysis” and “Conclusion”

Homework:
No math homework.
Continue working on your lab report.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Thursday 9-29-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 41, Problems 2-5
Correct Homework
Rational Numbers – Part 2
Milkweed Bug Observations
Energy Lab
- Complete “Data and Observations”
- Begin “Data Analysis” and “Conclusion”

Homework:
#15
Pg. 39
Problems 6-14


Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Wednesday 9-28-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 40, Problems 1-3
Correct Homework
Rational Numbers
Milkweed Bug Observations
Energy Lab
Complete “Data and Observations”

Homework:
#14
Pg. 39
Problems 1-5


Tuesday 9-27-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 36, Problem 1 (a and b)
Tangram Fractions
Milkweed Bug Observations
Begin formal lab report
Energy Lab Planning

Homework:
#13
Pg. 34
Problems 1-3


Monday, September 26, 2016

Monday 9-26-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – pg. 35, problems 1-3
Correct Homework
Math Quiz
Milkweed Bug Observations
Energy Quick Write
Set up lab
Begin formal lab report

Homework:
No homework today.


Friday, September 23, 2016

Friday 9-23-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – pg. 17, problems 1-3
Correct Homework
Number Talk
Probability Simulation
Science Quiz
Milkweed Bug Observations
Finish Article – “Biosphere 2”

Homework:
#12
Pg. 25
Problems 1-3 


Thursday, September 22, 2016

Thursday 9-22-16

Reminder: Quiz tomorrow on food webs and habitat observations

In-Class:
Warm Up – pg. 21, problems 1-3
Correct Homework
Number Talk
Probability Game #2
Introduce Milkweed Bugs
- Observations
- Discussion: What makes a good observation?
Article – “Biosphere 2”

Homework:
#11
Pg. 20
Problem 3 and Self-assessment on page 22


Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Wednesday 9-21-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – pg. 21, problem 5
Correct Homework
Number Talk
Probability Game #1
Introduce Milkweed Bugs
- Observations
- Add to habitat

Homework:
#10
Pg. 20
Problem 1, 2, and 4


Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Tuesday 9-20-16

Reminders: 
Picture day tomorrow (9/21)
Science Quiz on Friday (9/23) on food webs and habitat set-up/observation
Math Quiz on Monday (9/26) on probability

In-Class:
Warm Up – pg. 16, problems 3-5
Correct Homework
Race to the Top
- probability simulation
- listing all possible outcomes
Infographic due
Build habitats

Homework:
#9
Pg. 16
Problem 1 and 2
*You will need your homework for the lesson tomorrow


Monday, September 19, 2016

Monday 9-19-16

In-Class:
Warm Up - pg. 13, problems 5-7
Best Seat in the House
Correct Homework
Continue Probability Simulation + Graph
- Conjecture
- Discussion
Finish Infographic
- If not done in class, it’s homework

Homework:
#8
Pg. 12
Problem 4
*There is a challenge option for this question as well


Friday, September 16, 2016

Friday 9-16-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Using bar models
Correct Homework
Probability Simulation + Graph
Record Food Web
Begin Infographic
- Infographic needs:
     Title (1 pt)
     Picture/Image (2 pts)
     Information/Text (2 pts)
     Design (1 pt)
     Color (1 pt)
     Neatness (1 pt)
- FossWeb Info Mono Lake

Homework:
#7
Pg. 12
Problems 1-3





Thursday, September 15, 2016

Thursday 9-15-16

In-Class:
Warm Up
Correct Homework and talk about homework expectations
Percent Estimation Game
Probability Simulation
Science Quiz
Food Webs
- Vocab

Homework:
#6
Heads or Tails

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Wednesday 9-14-16

Reminder: 'Science Vocab Quiz' tomorrow

In-Class:
Warm Up
MAP Testing
No Homework

Tuesday 9-13-16

In-Class:
Warm Up
New seats
Grade homework
Mindset Video and Activity
- Painted Cube
Food Web Card Sort - Part 1
Add words to ecosystem glossary

Homework:
#5 – Painted Cube
Think about the number of painted cubes in any  given size cube (n×n×n). How many cubes would be painted on three, two, one, and no sides? How do you know?
OR 
Think about the number of painted cubes in a 5x5x5 cube. How many cubes would be painted on three, two, one, and no sides? How do you know?