1st Day: Warm Up (IN) Warm ups are done individually and quietly in your desk. Warm up time is usually 5-7 minutes and is a time for you to get prepared and focused for class. Get out a piece of paper and write a 5 sentence paragraph that describes one of your favorite hobbies, sports, or activities. What is it? Why do you like it? How long have you been doing it? Who got you involved? What are your goals for this hobby, sport, or activity?
1st Day: Reflection (OUT) Reflections are done individually and quietly in your desk. This time is at the end of class usually 5-10 minutes and is a time for you to summarize or think critically about what you have learned in class. Based upon what you learned in class today, write a 5 sentence paragraph that describes what you learned about Mrs. Koshy’s classroom today.
2nd Day: Warm Up (IN) Warm ups are done individually and quietly in your desk. Warm up time is usually 5-7 minutes and is a time for you to get prepared and focused for class. Write a 5 sentence paragraph about your previous school. Where was it? What did you like about it? What was your favorite subject there? What did you dislike about it?
2nd Day: Reflection (OUT) Reflections are done individually and quietly in your desk. This time is at the end of class usually 5-10 minutes and is a time for you to summarize or think critically about what you have learned in class. Reflect on and summarize what you learned in class today. You can write about what we did in the computer lab or what we did before the computer lab or both. Write at least 5 sentences.
In- 8/29/12 and 8/30/12 Warm-Up Throughout the year we will be studying bedrock geology, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, astronomy, weather and oceans. Which unit are you most excited about? Why? What questions do you want answered? What do you already know about one of the topics? Out- Reflection Clicker questions Through- Class work Set-Up Interactive Notebook Earth Science notes in notebook Earth Systems concept map Homework- Applying science worksheet due Friday
In- 8/31/12, Warm-Up Write a five sentence paragraph about the most beautiful place that you have ever been. What is the name of this place?Who took you there? When did you go there? Where is this place? Why is it beautiful? Out- Reflection Reflect on your first week of school at TJ this year. What have you liked about it? What could have been better? Write at least 5 sentences. Through- Class work Earth Science Slideshow Answer each slide in complete sentences. CSIQ: Complete Sentence Including Question Homework- None
In- 9/4/12 Warm-Up Look back through your notes from last week. Write at least 5 sentences about what Earth Science is and what we will be studying this year. Out- Reflection None- work on HW Through- Classwork Measuring devices and units Using lab measuring devices due in class Start More Metric Measurements Homework- Finish More Metric Measurements The Earth: Nature’s Storehouse questions due Friday Notebook check Friday
In- 9/5/12 and 9/6/12 Warm-Up Summarize in at least 5 sentences what we did in class on Tuesday. Underline 5 vocabulary words. Out- Reflection None Through- Classwork Update score sheet for notebook Safety in the science classroom Scientific method notes Scientific method lab Scientific method lab report Homework- Notebook check Friday The Earth: Nature’s storehouse questions due Friday
In- 9/7/12, Warm-Up Think about the scientific method. Come up with a problem/question and explain how you would use the scientific method to answer your problem/question. Use at least 5 vocabulary words in your explanation. Out- Reflection (10 pts) We have talked about measuring, quantities like mass, volume, etc. and the units, and scientific method this week. What are you understanding well? What are you struggling with? How can I help you understand the material better? Through- Classwork Earth Science Pre-test Scientific Method Lab report Tornado Simulation Homework- None
In- 9/10/12, Warm-Up Write a five sentence paragraph about your weekend. Out- Reflection Reflect on how the activity today and how it relates to the scientific method. Explain your thinking process during the activity. Through- Classwork Dogs and Turnips activity Homework- Test Friday
In- 9/11/12 Warm-Up Use the words below to fill in the blanks. Liter, milliliter, kilogram, gram I have 500 of water in my water bottle. 2. My dog weighs 400. 3. The gas tank in my car holds 20 of gas. 4. The recipe calls for 200 of chicken. Out- Reflection 10 pts RAFT reflection if time Through- Classwork Measuring practice as a class Practicing measuring skills Due in class Scientific method lab report Homework- Finish scientific method lab report Test Friday
In- 9/12/12 and 9/13/12 Warm-Up • How would you measure the length of an object? What are the units we will use for length in science class? • 2. How could you get the volume of an object? What are some possible units? • 3. What is the formula for density? What are some possible units? • Out- Reflection • . Through- Classwork Density practice problems and introduction Density lab- due in class Homework- Study for your test
In- 9/17/12, Warm-Up We are going to be studying the three different types of rocks this week. In a five sentence paragraph, write down anything you know about rocks. Out- Reflection None- start on HW Through- Classwork Check out textbooks Using the EarthComm Textbook- due in class Sedimentary rocks notes Homework- Geowords Pg. U8-U30 due in NOTEBOOKS Thursday
In- 9/18/12 and 9/19/12 Warm-Up Update scoresheet Out- Reflection (10 pts.) Answer the following questions in complete sentences. What are the three types of sedimentary rocks called? Explain the difference between them. Explain the difference between intrusive and extrusive igneous rock. Explain the difference between felsic and mafic igneous rock. What are the two types of metamorphic rocks called? Explain the difference between them. Through- Classwork Rock lab Rock notes in notebook Homework- Notebook check Thurs. Geowords P. U8-U30 due Thurs. in NOTEBOOK
In- 9/20/12, Warm-Up We will be talking about the rock cycle today in class. Write down anything you know about the rock cycle. If you don’t know anything, make an educated guess about what you think it is. Out- Reflection None Through- Classwork Rock Cycle intro Rock cycle activity due in class Homework- None
In- 9/24/12, Warm-Up Answer the following questions in complete sentences. What processes are used to form a sedimentary rock? 2. What processes are used to form an igneous rock? 3. What processes are used to form a metamorphic rock? Out- Reflection None- start HW Through- Classwork Activity 4 P. U33 in your notebooks TAI and Investigate 1-3. Homework- Igneous Rock Worksheet
In- 9/26/12 The end of the first six week grading period is next Friday. Are you on track in your classes to meet your goals? What do you need to do this next week to make sure you are on track to meet your goals at the end of the six weeks? Please write at least 5 sentences. Out- Reflection None- start on HW Through- Classwork Homework questions Rock Units reading with notes Rock units writing Homework- Metamorphic rocks worksheet
In- 9/27/12, Warm-Up Answer the following questions in complete sentences. What is a rock unit? 2. Explain what sedimentary rock units look like. 3. Explain what igneous rock units look like. 4. Why are metamorphic rock units more complicated than igneous or sedimentary rock units? Out- Reflection In a five sentence paragraph, summarize the notes you took today. Through- Classwork Folding and faulting notes in the computer lab Homework- None- Please bring your earth science binders to class on Monday.
In- 9/28/12 Answer the following questions in complete sentences. Name the 3 types of forces and describe the motion associated with each force. 2. Name the 3 types of faults. 3. Match the 3 forces with the 3 faults. Out- Reflection None Through- Classwork Faulting lab introduction Faulting lab due in class Homework: None- Please bring your earth science binders to class on Monday
In- 10/1/12, Warm-Up So far in the bedrock geology unit, we have talked about the rock cycle and how rocks are formed, the three types of rocks, rock units, forces in the earth, and faults. Summarize what you have learned so far in this unit in at least 5 sentences. Out- Reflection None Through- Classwork Binder requirements and set up Work on getting binders set up Rocks Review Worksheet Homework: Binder check on block day Grading period ends Friday Rocks review sheet
In- 10/2/12, Warm-Up Use your notes to help you answer the following questions. What is the difference between a fault and a fold? 2. What could cause a fault to occur? 3. What could cause a fold to occur? Out- Reflection Through- Classwork Activity 6 in your textbook P U49. This goes in your notebook. Show me at the end of class. Extra credit review Homework: Binders due block day Rocks test next block day
In- 10/3/12 and 10/4/12 Warm-Up Look at the pictures below and answer the questions. a. b. In figure a, which layer is oldest? How do you know? 2. What happened to the rock layers in figure b? 3. Draw a picture of what a fault would like like if it happened to figure a. 4. Why are sedimentary rock units not laid down in perfect layers? Out- Reflection None Through- Classwork Ages of different rock units as a class Sequence of events packet due in class Practice rock identification test *PLEASE PICK UP YOUR CLICKERS Homework: End of six weeks is Friday. Any work you have from this grading period needs to be in. Rocks test next week Extra credit study guide due on test day
Through- Classwork Finish practice test Finish Sequence of events packet Relative Age of Rocks worksheet All 3 due today Homework: Bedrock Geology test next block day In- 10/5/12 Warm Up Answer the following Explain what the principle of superposition says in your own words. 2. Explain the difference between a normal fault and a reverse fault. Use your notes to help you if you need to. 3. If you have a fault that cuts through a rock unit, which one is older, the fault or the rock unit? How do you know? Out- Reflection (10 pts) Write a five sentence paragraph. Summarize what we have talked about this week in class. Use as many of the following words in your paragraph as you can. Fold, Fault, Rock Unit, Principle of Superposition, Erosion, Principle of Crosscutting relationships, Layers
In- 10/8/12, Warm-Up Your bedrock geology test is this week. In a five sentence paragraph, write about what you need to study the most. In this unit, we have talked about the rock cycle, sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks, rock identification, folding and faulting, and relative age of rocks. Out- Reflection None Through- Classwork Introduction of minerals Reading with section wrap up questions in your notebook Properties of minerals Minerals worksheet Homework: Bedrock geology test block day Sequence of events, practice test, and relative age worksheet due Tuesday Notebook check Friday
In- 10/9/12, Warm-Up What are the 5 characteristics that all minerals have? Use your section wrap up questions to help you. Name three properties you could use to identify a mineral. Out- Reflection None Through- Classwork Update scoresheet Mineral Identification lab- due in class Homework: Study for your test coming up Wednesday or Thursday Notebook check Friday Extra Credit study guide due on Test day
In- 10/12/12, Warm-Up Write a five sentence paragraph. Reflect on the bedrock geology test you took this week. Did you think it was hard or easy? Explain. What was the easiest part for you? What was the most difficult part for you? If you did not take the test, write about when you plan on taking it and what you need to study. Out- Reflection None Through- Classwork Mineral Hardness lab Homework: None
In- 10/15/12 Warm-Up We are going to start talking about plate tectonics. Write a five sentence paragraph about anything you know that is related to plate tectonics. Some topics we are going to study are plate boundaries, pangaea, how mountains, volcanoes, islands, trenches, and other geologic features are formed, structure of earth’s inside, and why the plates move. If you don’t know anything, write down 5 questions you have. Out- Reflection (10 pts) Summarize the notes you took today in at least 5 sentences. Through- Classwork Plate Tectonics Cornell Notes with clickers *Please pick up your clickers. Homework: Digging Deeper Reading Guide (DDRG) P. G78-G81
In- 10/16/12, Warm-Up Answer the questions below in complete sentences. What are the 3 types of plate boundaries called? Describe the motion for each boundary. 2. Explain how an island could form. 3. Explain one way a volcano could form. Out- Reflection None Through- Classwork Pangaea Introduction Pangaea Activity Homework: DDRG P.G110-G116
In- 10/17/12 and 10/18/12 Warm-Up Write a five sentence paragraph about Pangea. Why do scientists think that Pangea used to exist? What did Pangea look like? What do you think that the planet will look like 50 million years from now? Out- Reflection None Through- Classwork Short video clip on Pangea This Dynamic Planet map activity due in class today Plate Boundaries worksheet Homework: None
In- 10/19/12 Warm Up In a five sentence paragraph, write about what you have learned in class this week. Underline 5 vocabulary words. Some words we have talked about are Plate boundaries, divergent, convergent, transform, Pangea, mountains, volcanoes, rift valley, mid-ocean ridge. Reflection: None Through- Classwork Finish plate boundaries worksheet Computer lab simulation assignment Homework: None
In- 10/17/11, Warm-Up No Warm Up-Set up notebook for 25 movie facts Out- Reflection None Through- Classwork Earth: The Biography Volcanoes Movie Write down 25 facts in complete sentences in your notebook. 1. 2. 3. ETC. Homework: Notebook check Friday Geowords assignment due in notebook on Friday
In- 10/18/11, Warm-Up • In at least 5 sentences, summarize what the movie talked about yesterday. • Out- Reflection (10 pts) • Answer the questions below in complete sentences. • Name and describe the motion of the three types of plates. • 2. Name and give an example of the three types of convergent plate boundaries. • 3. At what type of plate boundary would you find a fault? What about a volcano? Through- Classwork Plate Boundary PowerPoint with Cornell notes Plate boundaries worksheet Homework: Notebok check Friday
In- 10/20/11 Warm-Up Update Scoresheet Out- Reflection None start HW Through- Classwork This Dynamic Planet map activity due in class today Continental drift oral reading with section wrap up questions Homework: Development of the theory of plate tectonics DDRG Notebook check Friday
In- 10/21/11, Warm-Up In a five sentence paragraph, use your homework to summarize how the theory of plate tectonics was developed. Out- Reflection (10 pts) In a five sentence paragraph, summarize what you have learned so far about plate tectonics. Through- Classwork Pangaea Activity Homework: None
In- 10/24/11, Warm-Up In a five sentence paragraph, explain how scientists know that Pangaea used to exist. You can also talk about what happened to the earth after Pangaea existed. Out- Reflection (10 pts) In a five sentence paragraph, summarize the notes from today. Underline 5 key words. Through- Classwork Building Features of Earth’s Surface PowerPoint with skeleton notes and animations Homework- DDRG Dynamics of Plate Boundaries
In- 10/25/11, Warm-Up Answer the following questions in complete sentences. -Using your notes give an example of a divergent boundary, a convergent boundary, and a transform boundary. For each example state the location and the types of geologic features are found there. Out- Reflection None- extra credit assignment Through- Classwork Subduction Zones and volcanoes worksheet Geologic Time Earth’s Past worksheet Extra Credit Word Search Homework: None
Through- Classwork Plate Tectonic Posters DUE IN CLASS TODAY Homework: None • In- 10/27/11, Warm-Up • Answer the questions in complete sentences. • What is a sudction zone? • 2. Explain how a subduction zone forms. • 3. What is being created at a subduction zone? • Out- Reflection 10pts • In a five sentence paragraph, summarize what you have learned about plate tectonics this week in class.
In- 11/1/11, Warm-Up We are about half way through the semester. In a five sentence paragraph, write about how has your first semester been going at TJ? What classes have been going well? What classes are not going well? What do you need to do to make sure that you reach your goals? Out- Reflection (10 pts) In a five sentence paragraph, summarize what seafloor spreading is. Through- Classwork Seafloor spreading reading with section wrap up questions Seafloor spreading worksheet Homework: Plate tectonics test next Wednesday Notebook check next Wednesday Finish Seafloor spreading worksheet
In- 11/3/11, Warm-Up • Answer in complete sentences • What is a seafloor spreading? • 2. What type of geologic feature does seafloor spreading occur at? • 3. What is created during seafloor spreading? • Out- Reflection 10pts • Write a five sentence • Paragraph. Explain what causes the plates to move and what convection currents are. Explain how density is related to convection currents. Through- Classwork Earth’s Interior Structure PowerPoint with notes Density of Earth materials lab DUE IN CLASS Homework: DDRG P.G68-G72 Measuring the motion of the lithospheric plates Plate Tectonics test on Wednesday Notebook check on Wednesday
In-11/4/11 Warm-Up • Answer the following questions in complete sentences. • What is the lithosphere? • 2. What is the asthenosphere? • 3. Explain how convection works. • 4. What causes the plates to move? • Out- Reflection (10 pts) • In a five sentence paragraph, summarize what you have learned so far about plate tectonics. Underline 5 key words. Through- Classwork Tonga trench activity Plate tectonics review extra credit due on Wednesday Homework: Plate tectonics test on Wednesday Notebook check Wednesday
In- 11/7/11, Warm-Up Your plate tectonics test is on Wednesday. In a five sentence paragraph, summarize what you have learned about plate tectonics. Underline 5 key words. Out- Reflection None Through- Classwork Start Mid-ocean ridges and heat flow map Homework: Study for Plate tectonics test on Wednesday Notebook check on Wednesday Extra credit due Wednesday
In- 11/8/11, Warm-Up Tomorrow is the end of the second 6 week grading period. In a five sentence paragraph, write about what you need to do in your classes to make sure you are going to earn your credits. What teachers do you need to talk to? What do you need to turn in? Out- Reflection (extra credit 10 pts) In a five sentence paragraph, summarize what you learned from the activity we have been working on for the past two days. Through- Classwork Update scoresheet Finish mid-ocean ridges and heat flow assignment DUE IN CLASS TODAY Homework: Study for plate tectonics test Notebook check tomorrow Extra credit due tomorrow
In- 11/14/11 Warm-Up In a five sentence paragraph, write down anything you know about volcanoes. If you do not know anything about volcanoes, write down questions you have about volcanoes or things you would like to learn about volcanoes. Out- Reflection (10 pts.) In a five sentence paragraph, summarize the notes you took in class today. Through- Classwork Famous Eruptions PowerPoint with Cornell notes Homework: Volcanoes vocabulary due Dec. 9th in notebook Volcanoes Geowords/CYU due Dec. 9th in notebook
In- 11/15/11, Warm-Up • Answer the following questions in complete sentences. • What are the three types of volcanoes called? • 2. Which type do you think has the most explosive eruptions? What about least explosive? • 3. Give an example of each type of volcano. • Out- Reflection • None Through- Classwork Patterns of volcanism Graphing assignment Homework: Work on vocabulary and CYU assignments Volcanoes quiz next Tues.
In- 11/17/11, Warm-Up • Describe a shield volcano. • 2. Describe a cinder cone volcano. • 3. Describe a composite volcano. • Out- Reflection (10 pts) • Summarize the notes you took and the lab you did today in at least a five sentence paragraph. Through- Classwork Properties of Molten Rock PowerPoint with skeleton notes Speed of a bubble lab due in class today Homework: Work on Vocabulary and CYU questions due Dec. 9th in notebook Volcanoes quiz next Tues.