Appling Middle School

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1st period Science

Instructor
Lisa Morgan
Department
7th Grade

Course Description

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September 18-22

SPI 0707.7.7.Analyze the relationship between plate movements, volcanoes and sea floor spreading.

Materials:  Text, Binder, Art Supplies, Promethean Presentations

 

Monday, September 18

Essential Learning: I will explain how volcanoes affect people; describe the materials that are produced by volcanoes; compare how three different volcanoes form.

Do NOW: bellwork- Questions p. 324(5-7)

    • Strategies:  Guided notes,
    • Practice: Read pages 3247-342.  Complete guided notes. 
    • Evaluation:  Model and Monitor, Check for progress, Reflect Now: model and monitor
  • Homework: Worksheet to review lesson

 

Tuesday, September 19

Essential Learning: I will explain how volcanoes affect people; describe the materials that are produced by volcanoes; compare how three different volcanoes form.  

    • Do NOW:  bellwork. How does plate movement make volcanoes form?
    • Strategies: Video, US Map
    • Practice: Watch Brain Pop on Volcanoes;Complete map of Earthquake risk of United States 
    • Evaluation:  Model and Monitor, Check for progress, Reflect Now:  model and monitor
  • Homework: Finish Map

 

Wednesday, September 20

Essential Learning: I will explain how volcanoes can affect people; describe how types of materials are produced by volcanoes; compare the three different volcano forms.

    • Do NOW:  Bellwork- Color Worksheet on Volcanoes
    • Strategies:  Review, guided notes
    • Practice: Read Ch. 11 Lesson 3; complete guided notes
    • Evaluation:  Model and Monitor, Check for progress Reflect Now:   Model and Monitor
  • Homework: Finish Coloring Review notes

 

Thursday, September 21

Essential Learning:  I will explain how volcanoes can affect people; describe how types of materials are produced by volcanoes; compare the three different volcano forms.

Do NOW: bellwork-

    • Strategies:  Video on Ring of Fire
    • Practice: Watch Video and Complete notes as you watch video.
    • Evaluation:  Model and Monitor, Check for progress Reflect Now:  Model and Monitor
  • Homework:none

 

 

Thursday, September 22

Essential Learning:  I will explain how volcanoes can affect people; describe how types of materials are produced by volcanoes; compare the three different volcano forms; I will explain how the locations of volcanoes and earthquake epicenters are related to tectonic plates.

Do NOW: bellwork- How are Volcanoes Classified?

    • Strategies:  Virtual Fieldtrip
    • Practice: complete virtual field trip on volcanoes
    • Evaluation:  Model and Monitor, Check for progress Reflect Now:  Model and Monitor
  • Homework:none

Sept. 11-14

 

 

Monday, September 11

Essential Learning: I will explain how earthquakes are caused by a buildup of strain in the Earth’s crust.

Do NOW: bellwork

    • Turn in Extra Credit Assignment
    • Strategies:  Guided notes, lab activity
    • Practice: Read pages 328-329.  Complete guided notes and lab activity. 
    • Evaluation:  Model and Monitor, Check for progress, Reflect Now: model and monitor
  • Homework: foldable on 3 types of faults

 

Tuesday, September 12

Essential Learning:  I will explain how earthquakes are caused by a buildup of strain in the Earth’s crust; I will compare and contrast primary, secondary and surface waves; recognize earthquake hazards and how to prepare for them.  

    • Do NOW:  bellwork
    • Strategies: Video, Vocabulary review
    • Practice: Read and complete guided notes on lesson 1 of Chapter 11.
    • Evaluation:  Model and Monitor, Check for progress, Reflect Now:  model and monitor
  • Homework: review notes

 

Wednesday, September 13

Essential Learning: I will explain how volcanoes can affect people; describe how types of materials are produced by volcanoes; compare the three different volcano forms.

    • Do NOW:  Bellwork- RECAP
    • Strategies:  Review, RECAP, video
    • Practice:  RECAP for a grade, watch video on volcanoes
    • Evaluation:  Model and Monitor, Check for progress Reflect Now:   Model and Monitor
  • Homework: none

 

Thursday, September 14

Essential Learning:  I will explain how volcanoes can affect people; describe how types of materials are produced by volcanoes; compare the three different volcano forms.

Do NOW: bellwork-

    • Strategies:  Guided notes
    • Practice: read and complete guided notes on lesson 2.
    • Evaluation:  Model and Monitor, Check for progress Reflect Now:  Model and Monitor
  • Homework:none

Sept. 5-8

Tuesday, September 5

Essential Learning: I will compare and contrast different types of plate boundaries; explain how heat inside the earth causes plate tectonics; recognize features formed by plate tectonics.

Do NOW: bellwork

    • Strategies:  Worksheet, foldable
    • Practice: Use foldable to answer questions.  Turn in for a grade. 
    • Evaluation:  Model and Monitor, Check for progress, Reflect Now: model and monitor
  • Homework:Worksheet on sea floor spreading

 

Wednesday, September 6

Essential Learning: I will compare and contrast different types of plate boundaries; explain how heat inside the earth causes plate tectonics; recognize features formed by plate tectonics.

    • Do NOW:  bellwork
    • Strategies: Video, Vocabulary review
    • Practice: Watch Video, Complete Map of the plates
    • Evaluation:  Model and Monitor, Check for progress, Reflect Now:  Review
  • Homework: finish review

 

Thursday, September 7

Essential Learning: I will compare and contrast different types of plate boundaries; explain how heat inside the earth causes plate tectonics; recognize features formed by plate tectonics.

    • Do NOW:  Bellwork- 
    • Strategies:  Review, RECAP
    • Practice:  Complete map of plate boundaries and vocabulary assignment.
    • Evaluation:  Model and Monitor, Check for progress Reflect Now:   Model and Monitor
  • Homework: Study review for quiz

 

Friday, September 8

Essential Learning:  I will compare and contrast different types of plate boundaries; explain how heat inside the earth causes plate tectonics; recognize features formed by plate tectonics. 

Do NOW: bellwork-

    • Strategies:  Computer
    • Practice: Complete powerschool assessment assignment.
    • Evaluation:  Model and Monitor, Check for progress Reflect Now:  Model and Monitor
  • Homework:none

August 28-September 1

 

Morgan- Science  Week of:  August 28-Sept. 1

Guiding Question: How is the earth affected by long-term and short term geological cycles and the influence of man?

SPI 0707.7.5. Recognize that lithospheric plates on the scale of continents and oceans move at rates of cm per year.

Materials:  Text, Binder, Art Supplies, Promethean Presentations

 

Monday, August 28

Essential Learning: TLW describe the hypothesis of continental drift.  I will explain sea floor spreading and recognize how age and magnetic clues support sea floor spreading.

Do NOW: bellwork

    • Strategies:  Notesheet, foldable, Keynote
    • Practice: Read and complete guided notes 
    • Evaluation:  Model and Monitor, Check for progress, Reflect Now: model and monitor
  • Homework:Worksheet on sea floor spreading

 

Tuesday, August 29

Essential Learning: I will compare and contrast different types of plate boundaries; explain how heat inside the earth causes plate tectonics; recognize features formed by plate tectonics.

    • Do NOW:  bellwork
    • Strategies: Recap
    • Practice: Read and complete guided notes on lesson 3- layers of the earth.  Complete recap for a grade.
    • Evaluation:  Model and Monitor, Check for progress, Reflect Now:  Recap
  • Homework: finish recap

 

Wednesday, August 30

Essential Learning: I will compare and contrast different types of plate boundaries; explain how heat inside the earth causes plate tectonics; recognize features formed by plate tectonics.

    • Do NOW:  Bellwork- 
    • Strategies:  Review , foldable
    • Practice: work on foldable
    • Evaluation:  Model and Monitor, Check for progress Reflect Now:   Model and Monitor
  • Homework: Complete foldable on Layers of the Earth

 

Thursday, August 31

Essential Learning:  I will compare and contrast different types of plate boundaries; explain how heat inside the earth causes plate tectonics; recognize features formed by plate tectonics. 

Do NOW: bellwork- turn in foldable (G)

    • Strategies:  Notes, Flipchart, Video
    • Practice: Read and complete guided notes.  Watch Video.
    • Evaluation:  Model and Monitor, Check for progress Reflect Now:  Model and Monitor
  • Homework:Worksheet on Plate tectonics

 

Friday, September 1

Essential Learning: I will compare and contrast different types of plate boundaries; explain how heat inside the earth causes plate tectonics; recognize features formed by plate tectonics. 

Do NOW: bellwork

    • Strategies:  Map
    • Practice: Students complete a map of the plates and boundaries.  Label the plates and boundaries. 
    • Evaluation:  Model and Monitor, Check for progress, Reflect Now: model and monitor
  • Homework: None

August 21-25

 

Morgan- Science  Week of:  August 21-25

Guiding Question: How is the earth affected by long-term and short term geological cycles and the influence of man?

Materials:  Text, Binder, Art Supplies, Promethean Presentations

 

Monday, August 21

Essential Learning: TLW describe the rock cycle.

Do NOW: bellwork

    • Strategies:  Read and take notes, foldable
    • Practice: Read and take notes in foldable 
    • Evaluation:  Model and Monitor, Check for progress, Reflect Now: model and monitor
  • Homework:Worksheet on the rock cycle

 

Tuesday, August 22

Essential Learning: TLW explain how intrusive and extrusive igneous rocks are formed; describe how different types of sedimentary rocks form; describe the rock cycle; describe the conditions needed for metamorphic rocks to form.

    • Do NOW:  bellwork
    • Strategies: Recap
    • Practice: REcap, finish foldable and turn in.
    • Evaluation:  Model and Monitor, Check for progress, Reflect Now:  Recap
  • Homework: No homework

 

Wednesday, August 23

Essential Learning: TLW review for a chapter 9 test.

    • Do NOW:  Bellwork-
    • Strategies:  Review 
    • Practice: Complete written review for Ch. 9 Test, Photo Finish
    • Evaluation:  Model and Monitor, Check for progress Reflect Now:   Model and Monitor
  • Homework: Complete Photo Finish

 

Thursday, August 24

Essential Learning:  TLW complete a rock journey activity.

    • Do NOW: bellwork
    • Strategies:  Promethean Presentation, Activity
    • Practice: Complete actiivity to simulate journey through the rock cycle.
    • Evaluation:  Model and Monitor, Check for progress Reflect Now:  Model and Monitor
  • Homework: Complete Cartoon, Study for Test 

 

Friday, August 25

Essential Learning: TLW show knowledge of concepts and skills in Chapter 9.

Do NOW: bellwork

    • Strategies:  Test
    • Practice: Students will take a written test. 
    • Evaluation:  Model and Monitor, Check for progress, Reflect Now: model and monitor
  • Homework: None

August 14-18

 Science
 
Monday, August 14
I will identify properties of minerals.
1.  Take notes on foldable.
2.  Complete worksheet for homework.
 
Tuesday, August 15
I will identify properties of minerals.  I will identify igneous and sedimentary rocks.
1.  Take notes.
2.  Complete assignment for grade.
3.  Worksheet for grade.
 
Wednesday, August 16
I will identify Sedimentary rocks.  
1.  Bellwork
2.  Take notes.
3.  Complete worksheet to review
 
Thursday, August 17
I will identify metamorphic rocks.
1.  Bellwork
2. notes and foldable.
hw- finish foldable.
 
Friday, August 18
I will discuss eclipse and take notes on eclipse,

August 7-11

 Monday, August 7
No class today.
 
Tuesday, August 8
Go over class procedures and set up binder.
I will identify goals for the year.
Procedure:
Complete foldable for goals.
 
HW- Get procedures signed and finish lab coat.
 
Wednesday, August 9
I will identify correct and safe behaviors in the lab.
Procedure:  Keynote and notes on safety.  
Go over Safety Contract.
Complete Lab Safety Review.
 
HW- Get lab Safety Contract Signed
 
Thursday, August 10
I will identify steps in the scientific method.
 
Procedure:
Bellwork
Go over Steps and take notes.
 
Complete Worksheet for Homework.
 
Friday, August 11
I will identify steps in the scientific method.
 
Procedure:
Go over homework.
complete Group work to review concepts for the week.
 
HW- None