Feb. 16-20, 2015

Monday: Winter Break (no school for students)

Tuesday
Answer the bellwork: (ACT PREP) Google the definition of each ACT prep word:
a. factors
b. features
c. final
1. Read chapter 8 section 1 in Kagan groups and make notes
2. Answer the self check questions 1-5 on page 230
3. Answer chap 8 sec1 directed reading and reinforcement questions
4. Mini Lab: Making your own compass page 229
5. View Glencoe brainpop video clip
6. Answer Glencoe Mini Quiz questions using Marker boards to show what the group thinks the answer is
7. answer exit questions a.Explain how magnets exert a force b. Compare and contrast the properties of permanent magnets and temporary magnets c. Explain why some materials are magnetic and others are not d. Explain how magnetic domains cause magnetic behavior 

Wednesday
answer the bellwork question: ACT PREP Write a good sentence with each of the following ACT prep words:
a. data
b. deduction
c. demonstrate
1. Read chapter 8 section 2 in Kagan groups and make notes
2. Answer the self check questions 1-5 on page 237
3. Answer chap 8 sec 2  directed reading and reinforcement questions
4. draw and label a simple electric motor
5. View Glencoe brainpop video clip
6. Answer Glencoe Mini Quiz questions using Marker boards to show what the group thinks the answer is
7. answer exit questions a. Describe the magnetic field produced by an electric current. b. Explain how an electromagnet produces a magnetic field. c. Describe how electromagnets are used. d. Explain how an electric motor operates.

Thursday 
Answer the bellwork questions: (ACT PREP) Explain the use of each ACT PREP word in each of the following sentences:
a. After analysis of the data, the hypothesis was proven to be incorrect.
b. What approach did you use to find the results?
c. All aspects of the case were considered.

1. read chapter 8 section 3 in groups of 2
2. answer the self check questions on page 244 (1-5)
3. answer the chap 8 sec 3 Directed Reading and REinforcement questions
4. Create a Venn diagram to compare and contrast electric motors and generators
5. answer exit slip questions  a. Describe electromagnetis induction. b. Describe how a generator produces an electric current. c. Distinguish between alternating current and direct current. d. Explain how a transformer can change the voltage of an alternating current.

Friday
Answer Bellwork assignment: (LITERACY)  Read page 248. 1. What does MRI stand for? 2. Explain how MRI works.
1. answer the post-assessment on chapter 8 magnetism.
2. answer the pre-assessment on waves.
3. define all vocab words in chapter 10
4. draw an illustration of each vocab word
5. create the foldables study organizer on page 289
6. Read "Invisible Man" on page 216 and answer questions 1 and 2

 

My Classrooms
Physical Science
Biology