This calendar will be used to communicate daily lessons, homework, activities, and tests. It is very important that students keep up to date with all their assignments. Please check this page frequently as assignments are subject to change due to students' progress / needs.

At this age, it is very important for parents to monitor a student's progress.

Science Notebooks....
We keep organized interactive science notebooks all school year. It contains class notes, essential science questions, informational pictures, and much more. Ask your child to see his/her notebook today!

Planners....
Students are given a planner at the beginning of the year in which to write assignments.   Have you checked your child's planner?

Graded Assignments .....
If you look at the parent portal, assignments which are graded and their due dates are listed. Please contact me if you have questions about your child's grades. Have you checked the portal?
 

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WELCOME TO THE 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR!! I AM LOOKING FORWARD TO BEING YOUR TEACHER.

Here is what we are doing this week:

Wednesday, August 8, 2017
Classroom procedures and expectations.
Name Glyphs - Teambuilding activities - Stacking Cup Challenge
HOMEWORK: GET SYLLABUS SIGNED - BRING COMPOSITION BOOK (AT LEAST 100 PAGES) SPIRAL NOTEBOOKS DON'T LAST

Thursday, August 9, 2017
Review procedures - quiz
Claims, evidence and reasoning - Who broke the window? (Hypothesis, data, conclusion)
HOMEWORK: GET  SYLLABUS SIGNED IF YOU HAVEN'T DONE SO. NO EXPERIMENTS MAY BE DONE WITHOUT HAVING THIS DOCUMENTATION. REMEMBER COMPOSITION NOTEBOOK

Friday, August 10, 2017
Mystery Cube Challenge - introduction to scientific inquiry. The importance of observation and inference in problem solving.

HOMEWORK: GET  SYLLABUS SIGNED IF NOT DONE SO ALREADY!  COMPOSITION BOOKS ARE MANDATORY BY MONDAY.