RUTH DOYLE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Claim. Evidence. Reasoning
Good news - we will be postponing the quiz over "cycles in ecosystems" until AFTER the break! This will allow us to slow down a bit and spend some quality time studying the cycles instread of rushing thorugh them. Furthermore we have alot of extra activites this week including a Holiday Concert and ACT Aspire Testing on Tuesday and Behavior Bash (Movie "Moana") on Friday so it's a very busy week!
Week at a Glance:
Monday & Tuesday: Studyjams Video "Nitrogen Cycle", Read BDB 60-64, Nitrogen Cycle "Cow" worksheet, and the Nitrogen Cycle Game (10 points)
*** Holiday Concert at 9:45 / ACT Aspire Practice Test at 2:00 (TUESDAY)
Wednesday & Thursday: CO2 & O2 Cycle Video, CO2 & O2 Activity Sheet, Gizmo! (register, introduction, and "plants and snails")
Friday: Behavior and Homework Bash... "Moana" (Permission Slip must be signed and returned along with $6.00)
This week we will have our first of two quizes on ecosystems. The first quiz will be this Wednesday, December 7 and be worth 35 points!
Click on this link to access all the vocabulary words the students need to know for this unit on "Ecosystems". Below is the link to the study guide as well.
The 2nd quiz will be next Wednesday, December 14 for 30 points and cover "cycles" in ecosystems such as the Nitrogen cycle and the Carbon Dioxide - Oxygen cycle.
Week at a Glance:
Monday & Tuesday: "Ecosystem in a Jar" - Final Observatopm # 4 (40 points), Symbiosis Video, Read BDB pg. 52-53, "Types of Symbiosis" worksheet (10 pts ), Study Guide (10 pts)
Wednesday & Thursday: Quiz "Ecosystems" (35 points), ACT Practice Quiz, Video "Nitrogen Cycle", Read BDB 60-64, Nitrogen Cycle "Cow" worksheet
Friday: The Cycle Series "Nitrogen Cycle" (10 points)