June 6......what?

1. Bring ALL TEXTS--only chance in class!

2. What's your Planetary Pitch average?

June 2, 

1. EOYR: 14-36 even.

2. Sci Spirals due--COMPLETE!

JUNE FIRST!!!

1. EOYR: 13-37 odd.

2. Complete Log #7. How will yours end?

3. MSPP Adult Interview.

May 31....

1. EOYR (End of Year Review) 1-12.

2. Bring in signed back page, MSPP brochure. 

May 26...

1. MSPP parent letter.

2. Read brochure and follow directions on back cover.

May 25,

1. Find the mean, median, mode and range of your family's shoe sizes!

2. Complete Log #6 (with illustration). 

May 24,

1. What is the mean height of your family? (show your work--yes, you can include the dog!)

2. Project Planet/Colony/Logs

May 23,

1. Is "What is the height of a sixth grader?" a good statistical question? What data display did we use?

2. Project Planet/Colony/Log

May 19 (Happy Anniversary Mom & Dad--60!)

1. Colony building supplies.

2. Project Planet--have you researched your 2 Qs?

May 18,

1. Read "MISSION TO MARS"; use a highlighter to COMPARE to our shop--how the same?

2. ESTIMATE--what's the surface area of the "barrel" shown. *How would you solve for VOLUME? 

***HG&D FORM!!!!

May 17,

1. Final calculations, "3 Day Quiz."

2. Complete Log #4, "Today we visited Planet _______. Illustrate!

May 16,

1. Did you solve Icosahedron surface area? Double-check Quiz calculations.

2. "Cosmic Rays" (CRs)...HIGHLIGHT information that is important to our voyage.

May 12, 

1. What's the surface area of a pentagon? The whole solid? Is it Platonic?

2. Sci Spiral--Complete--proofread!!!

May 11, 

1. Our ________, the Sun. Fill in using pencil. How long to take 1,000,000 breaths?

2. Complete Sci Spiral--ready to turn in!

May 9,

1. What's the surface area of your bedroom? Show your work; illustrate!

2. Project Planet.

May 3,

1. Ask A3 (pg 201) Survey Question to TEN people; tally their response. Then answer a,b,& c. 

2.Testing starts tomorrow--NO ELECTRONICS!!! Get your rest!

May 2,

Display test score data (15) in a dot plot. USE A RULER! BEST! LABEL!

1. Laurie's Quiz!!! 2-10 even. Review spiral for tomorrow's TEST.

2. Tell 'em about the launch!

April 27,

1.Do you like our quiz or Laurie's?  Be ready to discuss.

2. Launch Day tomorrow.  MUST have a complete "ticket" (last night's homework) ....sunglasses?

April 26,

Google or draw your club's planet. Use 2 colors to show: 1. Diameter; 2. Radius. Then, define each term (words).

April 25, 

1. Complete Ship Volume Quiz. (Best!)

2. Google: Planet Background. Read (Star)Ship Criteria "Extra Features"-what else does your ship need?

April 21, 

1. Oops--do well in your other subjects!

2. The Search Continues: One home item for Ship.

April 20,

1. Find a prism at home. Measure, then draw (good size). Calculate its VOLUME. Show your work.

2. Spaceship item from home; begin search.

April 19,

1. J: 8.3P, pg.192. 

2. Google: How does NASA address one of our spaceship needs?

April, 18, 

1. "Teach Us How....." (be ready to)

2. Organize & glue in Space work.

April 14, 

1. J pg 187, A4, a or b. Follow directions; then, cut out. Then, pg 188: 1, 3, 5.

2. Complete Paragraph 2, "I have a secret!" Best printing (mission computer?)

April 13,

1. "Reasoning" (follow directions!) What's LATERAL face?

2. Complete Space Log #1. What will your rectangular prism become (on our mission)?

April 12,

1. J pg 184.

2. Get I9 Analysis back in spiral.

April 11,

1. Activity 3, pg. 183.

2. Complete Space Mission Crew.

April 7, 

1. Journal pg. 178. Review spiral & J for TEST!

2. Google: What are some of the jobs on a Space Mission?

*Data Analysis I9 Due.

April 6,

1. "A Real-Life Application"--SHOW YOUR WORK!

2. I9 Analysis--due Friday.

*Quiz Redo due!

April 5,

1. J, pg 177.

2. Lay back, look at the night sky for 5-10 minutes...What Questions do you have?

*Quiz Redo--due Thursday!

April 4, 

1. J: pg 174 (7.6P).

2. Analysis for Conclusions.

? Quiz redo?

March 23,

1. 7.5 P, pg. 170.

2. Publish I9; complete Science Spiral for tomorrow's turn-in!

March 22, 

1. 7.5, Activity 3-a,b; 4, 5, 6.

2. Complete Conclusions, I9.

March 21, 

Math Text pg. 323.

March 17, 

1. Put on something green! Then, complete,"I just wanted pizza!"

2. Think of another independent vs. dependent variable example--write it!

3. Search for a four-leaf clover (or pot o' gold).

March 16,

1. Journal 7.3, pg.162.

2. Complete Question and Hypothesis I9.

March 15,

1. Complete "Don't Be So Negative!"

2. TEXT: Read 88-103; what are five things that could happen to our weathered rock? Illustrate your favorite.

March 14, 

1. 7.3 Activity 1 & 3.

2. Complete Conclusions; Publish I8.

3. Complete one little red cube, one big red cube-Quiz On Fridge!!!

March 10, 

1. Pg. 156, Activity 2; pg. 157,      5(a-d), 7.

2. Complete and Publish Conclusions for Inquiry #8.

March 9,

1. Practice 7.1 pg 154.

2. Complete "Weathering" graph.

3. Make one more small (0-5) and large (5-10) GREEN cube.

March 8,

1. Ms. X's Fun Sheet--10 problems. Check all answers.

March 7,

1. Activity 1 & 2b. pp. 151-152.

2. Complete, then glue in "Weathering."

3. Bring a small baggie and green pencil, crayon, or marker.

Feb. 25,

1. 5.6 Practice, 1-9, pg. 120.

2. Write first steps of I8 Procedure.

Feb. 24,

1. 5.6A, pp.117-118, 1-4.

2. Add color and key to both types of weathering (turn in unglued).

Feb. 23,

1. 5.6, pg. 116, 1-11.

2. Read Sci Text pp.60-63. Which of your "thumbs" show this type of weathering? Create a symbol and add to your drawings.  

Feb. 18,

1. "Just a Couple O' Q's."

2. 5-8 Thumbnail drawings on Weathering at home. Label each.

Feb. 17,

1. Activity 3 a-d, pp. 110-111.

2. What is your rate from School to home (or home to school)?

February 16,

1. Activity 3, pg 107 (use a home partner).

2. Practice pg 108, 1-7.

3. Read comments I7...make-up?

February 10,

1. Practice 5.2 (pg.104), 1-7.

2. Publish Inquiry #7 (1 adult). Science Spiral DUE! Complete anything that needs completing!

Feb. 9,

1. Activity 3 (pg.103) with family partner?

2. Read rest of Chapter 7--Science text. Add any new learning to Spiral--due Thursday!

Feb 8, 

1. 5.1 Activity 2, a-c. (pg. 97-98); 5.1 Practice, 1-7.

2. Complete "Atmosphere Pie" (Text 257).

Feb 4, 

1. "Wind Work"--Follow directions below; don't forget to illustrate your favorite anemometer.

2. Ebook log in and passwords for Math Big Ideas. 

*BRING IN OLD TEXT IF YOU HAVEN'T!!!

Feb. 3, 

1. Opinion Paragraph(s): What did you like about CPM? What did you dislike? (get parental ideas, too).

2. Read: "Where's El Nino?" Highlight important stuff. 

*Outdoor School Money is DUE!

Feb. 2, 

1. 5-104, 5-105, 3-70, 2-90, 3-66.

2. Bring CPM Text!

February 1, 

1. 3-115, 4-4, 4-9, 6-8a, b. 

January 28,

1. 5-13, 5-24, 5-49, 5-65, 5-103. Study Spiral!

2. Dress up: Bandana, jersey & shorts!

January 27, 

1. Complete CL106-113...anything you didn't in class!

2. Weather Instrument.

January 26,

1. 5-98, 5-99 (5.3.4C).

2. Weather Station Instrument

January 21, 

1. 5-91b, 5-92a, 5-93.

2. Bring Instrument materials for Weather Station.

January 20,

1. 5-91a, 5-92b, 5-94.

2. Google: How to make weather station instrument; begin looking for materials.

January 19,

1. 5-86 (a-e).

2. What are 5 ways to measure the weather? Look through Text, Chapter 7, pg 250 or Google (or ask a weatherman). Write them.

January 14, 

1. 5-80, 5-81, 5-82.

2. One adult publish Inquiry #6; Science Notebook DUE!

January 13,

1. 5-77--Use 5.3.2C Resource Page-draw the FINAL rectangles at 50%. Answer part b at the bottom. 

2. Science Spiral--Complete anything that is not.

January 12,

1. "Change it up". Draw a line where you would cut each shape to form a RECTANGLE. Go back to cpm.org/technology again if you'd like (challenge the family?).

2. How's the weather?

January 11,

1. 5-71, 5-72, 5-74.

2. Think Conclusions I6. Glue in pages!!!

January 7,

1. 5-56, 5-57, 5-59.

2. Study Math Spiral.

3. Google if you haven't!

January 6, 2016 (how can it be?)

1. 5-55, 5-58, 5-61, 5.2.2 RP.

2. Google: Find a page to help identify your rock type.

January 5,

1. 5-45, 5-48, 5-50.

2. Outdoor School forms.  MUST bring the white and green form and MONEY--TOGETHER! (it would help if you could paper clip all 3) Due Feb. 4.

January 4, Happy New Year!

1. 5-40 (a-f).

2. Complete "Rock Cycle".

December 17....

1. 5-25, 5-26, 5-27.

2. Share "Cookie Time"!

December 16.....

1. Complete "Hit It Out of the Park!"

2. Read Sci Text: 50-52...what's different?

December 14.....

1. 5-34, 5-35, 5-36.

2. Cookie stuff.

3. Outdoor School Dec. payment.

December 10 (double-digits!)

1. 5-25, 5-26, 5-27.

2. Complete cookie illustration; return cookie form.

December 9.....

1. 5-11, 5-12a., 5-16.

2. Holiday Cookie Time! Parents--we need your help! We need 2-3 of you willing to come in first and second period on Thurs. Dec. 17--With a big mixing bowl and a wooden spoon! Then, take the dough home and with your student, bake 'em up. You could eat a few (just for tasting) and then return them for Friday's festivities! Just write on your letter that you're interested--Thank You!

December 8,....

1. World's Corniest Riddle.

2. What's a Rock?  Write a paragraph--BEST!

December 7, (remember Pearl Harbor)

1. 5-3, 5-4, 5-5.

2. What's a rock? THINK!!!

December 3....

1. California Coordinates.

2. 4-48, 4-73. 

3. Complete Conclusions I5--PUBLISH 1 adult. (I5 turned in tomorrow)

December 1.....

1. 4-79, 4-81, 4-82.

2. Why no #2, do you think?

November 30,

1. 4-67, 4-68 (a-d)--read CAREFULLY!

2. HG&D handout.

November 23, 

1. 4-56, 4-59, Redo "Quizzy" misses (loose lined paper).

2. Find something interesting about Mt. Shasta; include a photo.

November 19, 

1. 4-47.

2. "Topo Map Matching"

3. C- or below Sci Notebook turn in!

4. Stop by the Wood Show!

5. Treats for Lunch Party?

November 18, Get better Sam--We're thinking of you! 

1. 4-55 (graph paper), 4-58, 4-60.

2. Google: What's the summit elevation of Mt. Shasta?

3. Complete Sci Notebooks; Bake?

November 17,

1. Enlargement.

2. Need to Improve your Science Grade? Answer my Questions in your Notebook!

3. Lunch Party...Friday--bring somethin' to share! 

November 16, 

1. 4-27, 4-29, 4-32 a, c.

2. "Topographic Maps"--BEST printing! (on lines).

3. Lunch Party? (Fri)

November 12,

1. 4-14, 4-15, 4-17.

2. Read Sci Text 28-29. Answer "Reading Checkpoint" in your Procedure (step 3?).

November 10,

1. 4-3, 4-8, 4-11.

2. Google: 41.4N, 122.2W (where are we?)

3. Thank a Veteran.

November 9,

1. Show off OR REDO TEST (on lined paper-best-include test).

2. Improve, Complete and Publish I4. 

November 5-Happy Birthday Aaliyah! 

1. CL3-138, 3-139, 3-140. Study Spiral!

2. Write first four sentences Conclusions I4; Publish 1 adult. Science Notebook turned in tomorrow! 

November 4,

1. 3-124, 3-125 (need resource page).

2. Complete Data Display I4; USE STRAIGHT EDGE, BEST PRINTING, CONSISTENT MEASURING!!!

November 3,

1. M&Ms: 25W-

2. 3-120, 3-119, 3-101.

3. Play a round?

November, 2...whew!...

1. Read M&Ms (143)-what are next 3 multiples?

2. 3-102, 3-103, 3-107 a,b,c.

3. Think about DATA...

October 29...eeeeeeeeee....

1. 3-91, 3-94, 3-98 (for the cemetery!) OR Make the QUILT from 3-83 (if drawing was good enough!)

2. Candy money in!

3. Don't forget your costume (COTY)!

October 28...ahhhhhh....

1. 3-85, 3-88, 3-83 then draw your own original 9-square Halloween "quilt".

2. Calculate your group's bean ratio with a calculator.

October 27, Happy Birthday Dad, born on this day in 1923!!! 

1. 3-68a-b, 3-73 (all-webs & spiders), 3-77 (make generic rectangle coffins first, then write the sentence).

2. How old is my father?

October 26, ooooooh......

3-58 (change to $ problem, then solve; illustrate Halloween items),     3-64, 3-65 (solve, then illustrate the Halloween Machine from which the gauge comes!)

October 22....

1. 3-46, 3-51, 3-50.

2. Publish I3, one adult! Two? (Parents write a critical comment; are they being clear? Is the data easy to read, logically organized?)

October 21.....

1. 3-39.

2. More Google? Print-out?

October 20...gettin' closer......

1. 3-31, 3-33, 3-34.

2. See's Outdoor School Candy Sale.

October 19...

1. 3-12, 3-13, 3-21 a. b. c.

2. Google Inquiry 3 (I3) Ingredients. 

October 15...

1. CL2-99b, 2-100.

2. Record DATA Day 1 & 2 (draw or photograph); bring in w/ penny.

*Club Pumpkin...(you won't want to be without one!)

October 14 ...

1. 2-96, 2-97, *STUDY SPIRAL!

2. Set-up Scary Pennies at Home!

October, 13...

1. 2-94 a. b. c.

2. Title Inquiry #2.

* Club Pumpkin--are you the one?

October 12, 2015

1. 2-86, 2-87, 2-88.

2. Share Spiral-PUBLISH if you haven't.

* one pumpkin/group?

Oct. 8,

1. 2-75, 2-76, 2-77.

2. Publish Inquiry #2: Have one adult give comments and sign. (Parents--be critical--most important, are they answering the question? Are they clear? Then spelling and grammar--last chance to fix and complete)

3. Spirals DUE!

October 7, 1928:  Happy Birthday Mom (& Mickey Mouse!)

1. 2-61 b. d., 2-62 ii, 2-66.

2. "If I...What happens?"  Complete, then write 3 of your own.

October 6, 

1. 2-55, 2-56, 2-57 a.

2. Bring RTi Workbook.

Oct. 5,

1. Redo Quiz--1/2 point credit.

2. Complete UFO Line Graph.

October 1....Boo!

1. M&Ms (pg 74)...

2. 2-46, 2-49, 2-50.

Sept. 30

1. M&Ms, pg. 69 (25W-).

2.2-32, 2-35, 2-37.

Sept. 29

1. M&M 25W-, pg 64.

2. 2-24, 2-27 (what could data mean?)

Sept. 28

1. Read in TEXT, pg. 60, Math & Meanings; Illustrate and write the most important information in 25 words or less (25W-). 

2. 2-15, 2-16, 2-19.                 

Sept. 24

See below homework....

Sept. 22

I am canceling the below homework (principal's request). Enjoy your time off! (you can still think about those shoes!) 

1. CL-1-96, 1-97, 1-100.

2. THINK: Whose Shoes Hypothesis....

Sept. 21, 2015

1. Check: 1-93, 1-98, 1-99.

2. Last Quantity Circle (#2!).

Sept. 17, Happy 21st Anniversary!!!

1. Back to School Night....OR:

1-59, 1-60, 1-70, 1-87, 1-88!

2. Glue in 1-34 if needed!

Sept. 16,

1. 1-81, 1-85, 1-86, 1-89

2. Times Chart--What other patterns can you find? (key & color)

Sept. 15

1. Complete 1-62 (a, b, c) so its organized and illustrated in spiral....Don't Skip!

2. Put at least 10 important #s to you on your Venn diagram.

Sept. 10,

1. 1-57, 1-58, 1-61.

2. Wear those shoes?

Sept. 9, 2015

1. Find some "beans" (beans, pasta, marbles, _______); Do the bean experiment with family. Write down 5 of their questions--ANSWER them!

2. Bring in Science Spiral.

3. Outdoor School Payment Plan.

Sept. 8, 2015...

1. 1-38, 1-39, 1-40.

2. Yes, wear those shoes!

Sept. 4....Happy Birthday Amy!

Make-up:  If you had problems, you need to complete 1-10, 1-12, 1-13.

Have a great weekend! 

Sept. 2, 2015

1. 1-16  You MUST use the url: http://ha5984.textbooks.cpm.org

2.Wear the same shoes!

Sept. 1, 2015:  Homework

1. Get those ebooks up and running!

1-11, 1-14.

2. Wear those same shoes!

August 31, 2015

Secret Message:  Happy Birthday Rolfe!


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