30

Sep

2008

The review session to retake the paleontology test is tomorrow morning at 8:30 in my classroom. If you plan on retaking this test, you must attend the review session.

30

Sep

2008

Today, we continued filling in our notes on our natural energy resources. We will finish this up tomorrow. We also discussed all of the ways that we use electricty on a daily basis. No homework.

29

Sep

2008

Today we began our final unit of this quarter – energy resources. We started looking at our energy resources and created a flipbook to record our notes in as we go along. We are using an 8 page flipbook (same size as fossilization processes flipbook) and the flaps should look like the diagram below:     [...]

26

Sep

2008

Due to a writing prompt this morning, we had shortened classes today. We passed back our test and discussed the correct answers. We also reflected on how we prepared for the test and how we felt about our results. Monday, we will discuss the procedures for those students interested in a test retake. We will [...]

25

Sep

2008

Today, we took our test on paleontology. I hope you all did well!

24

Sep

2008

Today, we reviewed for our test tomorrow. We began class by going over any questions about our paleontology unit. We then checked the answers to our study guide. Finally, we played a review game in our class to see how well we have prepared. To help you study tonight, here is the review game we [...]

22

Sep

2008

Happy first day of fall! We started our class today talking about what fall means – both personally and scientifically. We will get into a more detailed discussion about seasons in the fourth quarter. We then looked at the three geologic laws. Here is a copy of the foldable: Three Laws Foldable We then discussed [...]

21

Sep

2008

Please join us this Tuesday at 8:30 am in the 6th grade media center for our second informational meeting regarding the science fair. This meeting is for both students and parents. We hope you are able to join us. We will have lots of information for you about the entire process.

19

Sep

2008

Today, we finished our geologic time calendar and turned it in. I hope to have this  back to you on Monday. Many students were also able to spend some time working on their study guides for the paleontology test next Thursday. I had planned to start discussing the geologic column today. We will pick this [...]

19

Sep

2008

Here is the study guide for next Thursday’s test. Remember, this study guide must be completed by Wednesday, September 24. You can find most of the information in your book in chapter 9. You will receive notes in class Friday and Monday as well. Study Guide