Mr. Glenn Miller

2012- 13 Classes

Week of 05/27/2013 

General Science

 

Monday       MEMORIAL DAY – no school

 

Tuesday      Classwork:  review HW; ‘Herculoneum – another volcanic disaster’ procedure p. 765 -  769

                    Homework: Reflect and Connect pp. 767 - 769

                    Learning Objective: students will be able to describe the very real risk to the local area due to volcanoes in the Cascade Mountain Range.

 

Wednesday  Classwork:  Review HW; on-line research of Cascade Mtn volcanoes and the Yellowstone volcano in library

                     Homework:

                     Learning Objective: students will be able to describe the historic frequency of eruptions from the volcanoes in the Cascade Range and their impact on local ecosystems

 

Thursday     Classwork:  collect volcano fact sheets; complete ‘Questioning Smokey’ procedure pp. 780 - 781

                    Homework: Reflect and Connect questions p. 782

                    Learning Objective: students will be able to describe the pros and cons of wildfire ecology.

 

Friday          Classwork:  review HW; complete ‘To Build A Fire’ procedure pp. 783 - 785

                    Homework: Reflect and Connect questions p. 785 - 786

                    Learning Objective: students will be able to compare the chemical reaction of combustion with the chemical reactions of cellular respiration.

 

 

7th Grade Science

 

Monday           MEMORIAL DAY – no school

 

Tuesday           Classwork:  Ch 20 section 1 lecture – Democritus through Rutherford

                        Homework: Ch 20 Section 1 Review problems p. 549

                        Learning Objective: students will be able to describe the impact that the Rutherford experiment had on the model of an atom

 

Wednesday      Classwork:  review HW; Ch 20 Section 2 reading w/ notes; review problems

                        Homework: Ch 20 Review Problems pp. 560 - 561

                        Learning Objective:  students will be able to determine the number of subatomic particles in an atom using the Periodic Table of Elements

 

Thursday         Classwork: review HW; complete Standardized Test Prep p. 562 - 563

                        Homework: study for test

                        Learning Objective – students will be able to compare isotopes of elements on the periodic table

 

Friday              Classwork:  Ch 20 Test

                        Homework: none

                        Learning Objective – test 

 

Physics

 

Monday           MEMORIAL DAY – no school

 

Tuesday          Classwork: comprehensive review for seniors; others Ch 32 Eelctrostatics Sections 1 - 4

                        Homework: Questions 1 – 2 p. 496

                        Learning Objective – students will be able to determine the magnetic force produced by two charged objects by applying Coulomb’s Law

 

Wednesday     Classwork: comprehensive review for seniors; others Ch 32 Sections 5 - 7

                        Homework: Chapter Review problems 1 – 22 p. 505

                        Learning Objective -  the students will be able to describe the three main methods for charging an object

 

Thursday         ClassworkFinal for Seniors; others Ch 33 Electric Fields and Potential Sections 1 - 3

                        Homework: Ch 33 review problems 1 - 10

                        Learning Objective - students will be able to describe the formation of an electric field the flow of an electric current.

 

Friday             Classwork: Senior book turn-in; others Ch 33 Sections 4 – 6; Review problems 11 - 17

                      Homework: Ch 33 Think and Explain

                       Learning Objective -

  

Biology

 

Monday           MEMORIAL DAY – no school

 

Tuesday          Classwork: review HW; Ch 17 Assessment problems 1 – 6, 8 – 10, 13 – 16, 18, 21 - 26

                        Homework: continue Ch 17 Assessment

                        Learning Objective: Learning Objective review, test prep

 

Wednesday     Classwork:  Complete Ch 17 Assessment problems listed above

                        Homework: study for Ch 17 test

                        Learning Objective: Learning Objective review for Ch 17, test prep 

 

Thursday         Classwork: review Ch 17 Assessment problems; complete Standardized Test Prep p. 507

                        Homework: study for Ch 17 Test

                        Learning Objective – test prep

 

Friday              Classwork: Ch 17 test

                        Homework: reading and notes for Ch 18 Section 1

                        Learning Objective - students will be able to describe the historical development of classification systems and problems with the traditional method

 

 

8th Grade Science

 

Monday          MEMORIAL DAY – no school

 

Tuesday          Classwork: Ch 20 Section 3 review problems

                        Homework: Ch 20 Review questions

                        Learning Objective: students will be able to describe how a feedback mechanism works in terms of your nervous system

 

Wednesday     Classwork:   complete Ch 20 Review questions; review Ch 20 Review

                        Homework: Ch 20 Standardized Test Prep

                        Learning Objective – test prep

 

Thursday         Classwork: Ch 20 Test

                        Homework: Ch 21 Section 1 reading w/ notes

                        Learning Objective

 

Friday              Classwork: review notes; Section 1 Review questions

                        Homework: Section 2 reading w/ notes

                        Learning Objective:

 
LAST WEEK

Week of 5/20/2013 

General Science

 

Monday       Classwork:  review HW; complete ‘The SPF Test’ procedure;

                    Homework: Reflect and Connect problems p. 746

                    Learning Objective: students will measure UV intensity on the football field and determine ways to protect their skin from UV harm.

 

Tuesday      Classwork:  review HW; conduct ‘Risky Business and UV Radiation’ procedure p. 746 - 755

                    Homework: Stop and Think 1 - 3 p. 748 – 749; 4 – 5 p. 755

                    Learning Objective: students will be able to describe the cause of UV radiation from the Sun and the health risks related to UV exposure.

 

Wednesday  Classwork:  review HW; conduct ‘Risky Business and UV Radiation’ procedure p. 756 - 7760

                    Homework: Reflect and Connect p. 761

                    Learning Objective: students will be able to describe the cause of UV radiation from the Sun

 

Thursday     Classwork:  review HW; begin ‘Volcanic Hazards at Vesuvius’ procedure p. 761 - 764

                    Homework: Stop and Think p. 764

                    Learning Objective: students will be able to describe the multiple hazards presented by a volcanic eruption by listing referring to the Mt Vesuvius eruption

 

Friday          MEMORIAL DAY

 

 

7th Grade Science

 

Monday           Classwork: review HW; complete Standardized Test Prep pp. 538-539

                        Homework: study for test

                        Learning Objective – test

 

Tuesday          Classwork: Ch 19 Test

                        Homework: Ch 20 Section 1 reading and notes

                        Learning Objective – students will be able to explain the development of the atomic theory 

 

Wednesday      Classwork:  Ch 20 section 1 lecture – Democritus through Rutherford

                        Homework: Ch 20 Section 1 Review problems p. 549

                        Learning Objective: students will be able to describe the impact that the Rutherford experiment had on the model of an atom

 

Thurday           Classwork:  review HW; Ch 20 Section 2 reading w/ notes; review problems

                        Homework: Ch 20 Review Problems pp. 560 - 561

                        Learning Objective:  students will be able to determine the number of subatomic particles in an atom using the Periodic Table of Elements

 

Friday              MEMORIAL DAY 

 

 

Physics

 

Monday           Classwork: Ch 27 Think And Explain problems 1- 10 p. 410

                        Homework: study for test

                        Learning Objective – students will understand the wave properties of light that affect the image of a shadow; or the solar eclipse

 

Tuesday          Classwork: Optics Lab – Optical Illusion and how light travels through different media

                        Homework: lab write up

                        Learning Objective – students will be able to provide a written explanation for various given optical illusions using the wave properties of light

 

Wednesday     Classwork: Optics Lab Day 2– Optical Illusion and how light travels through different media

                        Homework: lab write up

                        Learning Objective – students will be able to provide a written explanation for various given optical illusions using the wave properties of light

 

Thursday         Classwork:  Ch 27 Test

                        Homework

                        Learning Objective -

 

Friday              MEMORIAL DAY

 

 

Biology

 

Monday           Classwork: Biology EOC practice

                        Homework

                        Learning Objective – test prep

 

Tuesday          Classwork: Biology End Of Course Exam

                        Homework

                        Learning Objective -  

 

Wednesday     Classwork:  Biology End Of Course Exam

                        Homework

                        Learning Objective

 

Thursday         Classwork: Biology End Of Course Exam

                        Homework

                        Learning Objective

 

Friday              MEMORIAL DAY

 

 

8th Grade Science

 

Monday          Classwork: Ch 19 Test

                       Homework:  Ch 20 Section 1 reading w/ notes

                       Learning Objective – students will demonstrate their achievement of published Learning Objectives on a Summative Assessment

 

Tuesday          Classwork: review notes; lecture; Ch 20 Section 1 review problems

                        Homework: Ch 20 Section 2 reading w/ notes

                        Learning Objective – students will be able to describe the relationship between the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system

 

Wednesday     Classwork:   review notes; on-line research on the parts of the brain and their functions

                        Homework: research write-up

                        Learning Objective – students will be able to list one function for each part of the brain

 

Thursday        Classwork: Ch 20 Section 2 review problems

                        Homework: Ch 20 Section 3 reading w/ notes

                        Learning Objective: students will be able to describe how a feedback mechanism works in terms of your nervous system

 

Friday              MEMORIAL DAY

 

 

Trigonometry

 

Monday           Classwork: review HW problems; 6.4.1 problems 6-132 through 6-135

                        Homework

                        Learning Objective – students will gather data for spring motion and develop a mathematical model to represent that motion

 

Tuesday          Classwork: 6.4.1 problems 6-136 through 6-139

                        Homework: 6.4.1 Review and Preview problems 6-141 through 6-148

                        Learning Objective - students will gather data for spring motion and develop a mathematical model to represent that motion

 

Wednesday     Classwork: 6.4.2 problems 6-149 through 6-154

                        Homework: 6.4.2 Review and Preview problems 6-155 through 6-161

                        Learning Objective -

 

Thursday         Classwork: Ch 6 Closure problems 6-162 through 6-173

                        Homework:  complete Student Led Conference

                        Learning Objective: test prep

 

Friday              Classwork: review Ch 6 closure

                        Homework: study for Ch 6 test

                        Learning Objective: students will demonstrate their progress towards the published learning objectives by completing a summative assessment

 

LAST WEEK

Week of 6/3/2013