August 2009
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
       

 

 

 

 

 

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11.

Exchange Day
12.

Exchange Day
13.

Exchange Day
14.

Staff Development
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16.

17.

Staff Development
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Staff Development
19.

Staff Development
20.

Staff Development
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Staff Development
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24.
 
-Rules & Procedure
- Supplies List
25.
-Warm Up- 
    Brain Teasers
- Website Intro





26.
-Warm Up
     Aliens Question
- Go Over Lab Safety Equipment and Rules


27. 
-Warm Up-            What-sa-matta 
    independent
    work
-group work
-Go over What-sa-matta 


28.
-Read 
-Go Over 
ECISD Safety Contract

- LAB SAFETY
        TEST
-Homework-sign contract
29.






30. 31.
-Week 2 Vocab
-Safety Test Retakes
-Grade Supplies
-Bill Nye: Psuedoscience/
Do It Yourself Sci
         

 

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September 2009
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday


    
1.
-Set up spiral

Grade 8 Pretest
2.
Grade 8 Pretest

-put pretest answers in CPS
3.
Warm Up- 
- Length Notes


4.
Warm Up- study 
        vocab
-turn in spiral
-Week 2 vocab test
5.

    


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7.

8.
Warm Up- 
week 3 vocab
- measuring lines
-Mass Notes
-Triple Beam Balance Gizmo
- Just Mass it Lab
9.
Warm Up- Triple Beam Balance
-Volume Note Sheet
-Volume Notes
-Displacement
 Demo
10.
Warm Up- Copy Volume Lab Sheet
-finish Volume Notes
-Rainbow Volume 
        Lab
11.
Warm Up- Study 
       Vocab
- Wk 3 Vocab Test 
           (CPS)
-Class Discussion over this weeks labs
*progress reports*
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14.
Warm Up- copy  
     week 4 vocab

-Note Sheet

-Density Notes  
   and  Demos


15.
Warm Up- Volume Practice 

-finish Density Notes

-Density Gizmos

-Explain Rainbow 
    Density Lab
16.


-Rainbow Density 
          Lab





17.
Warm Up- Density Calculations I

-Rainbow Density 
   Lab Conclusion.

-Scientific Method
     Puzzle Lab

18.
Warm Up- Study 
       Vocab

- Wk 4 Vocab Test 
            (CPS)

-Copy Scientific Method into Notes

19.






 

20.





21.
Warm Up- copy  
     week 5 vocab

-Graphing Notes



22.
Warm Up- Density Calculations II

-Graphs 1 
-Graph  2

HOMEWORK
 
finish any incomplete graphs

23.
Warm Up- Density
     Calculations III

-Graph 3
        side 1
      side 2
-Graph 4
-Graph 5

HOMEWORK
finish Graphs
24.
Warm Up- Grade Graphs 3,4 and 5

-DRY MIX





25.
Warm Up- Study Vocabulary

-Wk 5 Vocab Test
            (CPS)

- Make work folders for classroom
- Pass out papers to put in folders
26.





27. 28.
Warm Up- copy week 6 vocab.

-Nature of Science 
    Review Sheet

29.
Warm Up- 


-Nature of Science
      Test (CPS)

30.
Warm Up- 

-Physics Note
        Sheet

-Physics Notes
     

 

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October 2009
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 


1.
Warm Up-Copy Video Questions on notebook paper

-Bill Nye: Motion

-Bill Nye: Inventions


2.
Warm Up- Study 
       Vocab

- Wk 6 Vocab Test 
            (CPS)

-N or S test retakes


*End of Six Weeks 1
3.
4. 5.
Warm Up- copy
  week 7 vocab.

-Finish Physics 
        Notes.


6.
-Newton's Laws 
        Notes





7.
-finish Newton's Laws Notes

speed Gizmo

energy Science Starter

8.
Use Hover Pucks for a Speed Lab.

Time Hover Puck every 5 m. down the hall.

**Open House

9.
Warm Up- Study 
       Vocab
- Wk 7 Vocab Test 
            (CPS)

-Graph Hover Puck     
          Data
10.
11.

12.
week 8 vocab.

Finish Graphing Hover Puck Data

Answer Conclusion Questions on back of Graph


13.
Warm Up- Motion Graph Quiz

-Grade Hover Puck Questions

-Newton's Laws Foldable

-Measuring Motion Worksheet

**Homework: Study for Physics Test
14.

-Grade Measuring Motion Worksheet


-Physics Test






15.

-Enter Physics Test answers into CPS

-Make Up Work

 


16.

Warm Up- Study 
       Vocab
- Wk 8 Vocab Test 
            (CPS)

-Go over Physics Test




17.
18.
19.
Physics Test Retake in class.

week 9 vocab.









20.
- Matter and Atom
     Note Sheet.

-copy matter and
     atom notes

 



21.
Warm Up- Potential and Kinetic Energy Roller Coaster

-Copy APE MAN formula page in spiral

-paper cutting

-football atom

-powers of 10

22.
Warm Ups
-Low and High P.E. & K.E.
- P.E. & K.E. Arrows

-Tale of Au Dust
Kid and Element    Symbols
-Atomic Mass Grid able
page 1  /   page 2


23.
Warm Up- Study 
       Vocab

- Wk 9 Vocab Test 
            (CPS)



-Start Beads Lab




24.
25.

 
26.
Warm Up- copy
week 10 vocab.

-Finish Beads Lab

27.
-ECISD benchmark test

- Missing info. chart and extra credit

finish for homework
28.
-Grade worksheets

-Element rotation lab worksheet

-Element rotation lab



29.
- Glue in Periodic Table Note  Sheet

-finish rotation lab



30.
Warm Up- Study 
       Vocab
- Wk 10 Vocab Test 
            (CPS)

-Bill Nye: the Atom

31.

 

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November 2009
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1. 2.

*no new vocab
-make up work
-file papers
-Elements Packet
QTEL training

3.

*8th Grade Field Trip
-Group Packets

QTEL training

4.

*8th Grade Field Trip
-Group Packets

QTEL training

5.

-Periodic Table
    Note Sheet

-Periodic Table 
       Notes


6.
Warm Up- Study 
         Vocab
-Wk 11 Vocab Test
          (CPS)
-Periodic Table
    Note Sheet

-Periodic Table 
       Notes
*End of Six Weeks 2
7.
8.

9.
week 12 vocab.

- finish Periodic 
    Table Notes

- Element Song

-Coloring  the
 Periodic T
able

-Periodic Table

10.

-Coloring  the
 Periodic T
able

 


11.

-Coloring  the
 Periodic T
able
-Family Lab 


 

12.

-Family Lab 

 


13.
-Wk 12 Vocab Test

-Chem Reaction and Balancing Note Sheet

-Chem Reaction and Balancing Notes

14.

 

 

15.
16.
-week 13 vocab.

-Chem Reaction and Balancing Note Sheet

-Chem Reaction and Balancing Notes
17.

-finish  Chem Reaction and Balancing Notes

 

18.

- Endo/Exothermic
 Notes

-Baggie Lab


 
19.
warm up: identifying substances

- counting atoms
-balanced or 
       unbalanced
-balancing 
   equations(ex cred)
20.


-Chem Reaction
        Demos



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29.
30.
-Surface Tenstion
          Demos
 
-Sinkin Lincoln Lab



       

 

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December 2009
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday




1.

Chemistry Unit Review Sheet

finish for homework
2.

-grade worksheets

- Bill Nye: Chem       
     Reactions



3.

-Chemistry Test

 


4.

 SNOW DAY

5.
6.

7.
-Week 13 voc test
-week 15 vocab
-pass back papers

8.
-notesheet
-Mineral Notes
-Mineral ID Notes
9.

-Mineral ID Lab
10.
-finish mineral lab
-note sheet
-Rock Type notes
11.
-wk 15 vocab test
- finish rock notes
-get subj review
      sheet
12.
13.



14.
week 16 vocab

glue in rock cycle

rock cycle game
15.

class time to work on review


16.
grade review as subjective exam.

go over review

(Review PPT)

17.
exam for odd classes.

Even classes: wk 16 vocab test & rock cycle game

18.
exam for even classes. 

Odd classes: wk 16 vocab test & rock cycle game

19.
RECORDS DAY
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January 2010
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
   

 

 






1.
2.
3. 4. 
-week 18 vocab

- Rock Cycle Review Web.

 

5.

-Lava Blast Video
-answer questions


6.
Tectonic note sheet

Plate Tectonic Notes
7.finish plate tectonic notes
-Convection current demonstration
-explorelearning.com
. Pangaea Puzzle
8.
**bad weather day

-various videos


9.
10.

 

11.
-Wk 20 Voc Test

-Week 19 -Vocab


12.
3 types of Volcano Jigsaw Activity from QTEL


13.
-Volcan Note Sheet

-Volcano Notes

 

14.
Finish Volcano Notes

-Vocabulary Review Jigsaw from QTEL
15.
-Wk 19 Voc Test

- week 20 vocab

-QTEL poster activity
16.

17. 18.

       M.L.K. 

Holiday

19.

National Geographic Volcano Video

-Answer Questions

20.

Mt St Helens PPT



21.
Vocabulary Review Jigsaw
-Earthquake note sheet

-Earthquake Notes

22.
-wk 20 voc test

-Earthquake Notes

-wave machine demo
23.
24. 25.
Discussion of 4 major Earthquakes including Haiti

-week 21 vocab
26.


ECISD BENCHMARK

27.

Earthquake Web Activity

28.
MASTER TAKS

Go over Benchmark Test using Strategies



29.
Vocabulary Review Jigsaw

Continue going over Benchmark


30.
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February 2010
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
  1.

-finish going over benchmark
 

-wk 21 voc test

-week 22 vocab

 

2. 

Who Dun It.

Stratigraphy Notes

Stratigraphy
Worksheets.

 

3. 

Grade Stratigraphy Worksheets

-Topo Note Sheet

-Topo Notes

 

4. 
-Vocabulary Review jigsaw
-Mt St Helens Youtube
-Contour Mapping
-Mt St Helens Activity.
-Topo Map #1
-homework:
 Topo Map #2
5. 

-wk 22 voc test




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8.TCEA

-week 23 vocab

-Atmosphere Note Sheet

-Atmosphere Note



9.TCEA

2nd Period-Survey

Pass Back Papers

Make Up Work






10.TCEA

-Atmosphere Note Sheet

-Structure of 
Atmosphere Notes



Weather Note Sheet

Weather Notes 
11.TCEA

vocabulary review jigsaw

Weather Notes  





12.TCEA

-wk 23 voc test

- Discuss cycles

.- internet activity




 

13.
14.
15.
BBC: Cold
-Answer Questions

-week 24 vocab
copy for homework
16.
-finish BBC Cold

-Sea Breeze/Land Breeze website

 

17.
Air Pressure Demos
18.
vocabulary review jigsaw

-writing sample
(explain land breeze and sea breeze)

19.
-wk 24 voc test
-writing samples
(favorite air pressure demo)
20.
In Service Day
21. 22.
-week 25 vocab

-Test Retakes

-Complete Writing Samples

-Start on Pictures

-Go over Station Model Key
23.
  SNOW DAY

24.
-Station Model Key

-Station Model Practice

- Ocean Notes

note sheet

25.

  ** TAKS **
      MATH
   PRACTICE
LOCK-DOWN


26.
-wk 25 voc test

Ocean Notes

note sheet

 

27.

-self quiz

-food webs

-Arctic Food Web

-food web activities

-create a food web 

28.

 

 

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March 2010
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
  1.

Ocean Notes

note sheet

 

2.
Review Master TAKS strategies and practice

Ocean Notes

note sheet

3.

  ** TAKS **
    SCIENCE
   PRACTICE
LOCK-DOWN

4.

Enter Benchmark Answers in CPS

Ocean Notes

note sheet
5.
Ocean floor mapping lab 


6.
7.

8.
-week 26 vocab

Ocean floor mapping lab  

9.
Punnett Squares
-notes
-page 1
-page 2

10.
Body Systems
-finish body systems
11.
-wk 26 voc test

Feedback 
Mechanisms
-negative video

-negative practice
12.

      Holiday
West Texas Relay
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21.


      NOT A 
   HOLIDAY!!!

22.
-week 27 vocab

Succession
 
-Intro to Astronomy
23.

Earth and Moon Notes
24.
-Earth and Moon Notes

-Phases/Seasons Demo

 

25.
-Earth and Moon Notes

-Phases/Seasons Demo

26.
-wk 27 voc test

Phases Pop Quiz
-eclipse photo
-parts of a wave

27.
28. 29.
-week 28 vocab

-moon/tide notes
30.

Tide/Moon Graph Activity
31.

Tide/Moon Graph Activity
    -Bill Nye: Space Exploration

- Bill Nye: The Sun

 

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April 2010
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
     
1.
-wk 28 voc test

Light Years Worksheet
2.

Good Friday
Holiday
3.
4. 5.
-week 29 vocab

-finish Light Years Worksheet

6.

      TAKS
     MATH


7.

      TAKS
   READING


8.

-Theories for the Origin of the Universe


9. 
-wk 29 voc test

-Life Cycle of a Star

H-R Diagram
10.
11.

-Study Island
     Pretest

12.
Objective 1: Power Point Review

13.
Objective 1: CPS Review Game
14.
Objective 2: Power Point Review
15.
Objective 2: CPS Review Game
16.
Objective 3: Power Point Review
17.

Saturday Tutoring

18. 19.
-Triangles, APE MAN, DRY MIX
Objective 3: CPS Review Game
20.
-Triangles, APE MAN, DRY MIX
Objective 4: Power Point Review
21.
-Triangles, APE MAN, DRY MIX
Objective 4: CPS Review Game
22.
-Triangles, APE MAN, DRY MIX
Objective 5: Power Point Review
23.
-Triangles, APE MAN, DRY MIX
Objective 5: CPS Review Game
24.
25. 26.
-QUIZ:Triangles, APE MAN, DRY MIX

PreTAKS discussion
27.

  TAKS 
Lock Down
28.

TAKS
Lock Down
  
29.
 TAKS

 SCIENCE
30.
TAKS

   Social Studies
 

 

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May 2010
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
       


   


   
1.
2. 3.
Dante's Peak
4.
Dante's Peak
5.
-Finish Dante's Peak

-Ocean Rescue
6.

-Ocean Rescue
7.

-Ocean Rescue
8.
9.

10.
-finish Ocean Rescue

-ECISD Technology Survey

11.
-finish Technology Survey

-Apollo 13
12.

-Apollo 13

 

13.

-Apollo 13

 

14.
-Finish Apollo 13

-Start Dragon Genetics
15.
16.
17.
-Finish Dragon Genetics
-Get Objective Review
-Work on Spiral
18.

- Space Rescue

19.

-Space Rescue

 

20.
-Work on Spiral

-Turn in Spiral

21.

-Finish Subjective Exam
22.
23.
24.


  Memorial Day
       Holiday

25.

-Objective Review
26.
-Go Over Objective Review
27.
 Odd Classes: Objective Test

Even Classes:
Study

      

28.
      LAST
     DAY

 Even Classes:
Objective Test     

29.

      Records
         Day

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