December 12 - December

December 5 - December 9

November 28 - December 2

November 21 - November 25

November 14 - November 18

November 7 - November 11

October 31 - November 4

October 24 - October 28

October 17 - October 21

December 19 - December 22

Course Title:

8th Science

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT research and write descriptions and essays about object beyond our solar system.

Summative Assessment:

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

SWBAT research and create a presentation on a potentially habitable planets.

Solar system slideshow; Detecting planets by brightness dips; Determining size and how it can or can’t favor life; Intro slide project;

Research and create slides for your planet

Tue

↓↓

Review semester; Present planet slides;

Wed

No class - Christmas program

Short quiz if time

Thu

No Class

Fr

No Class

Course Title:

7th Science

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT write a research based essay on a specific type of illegal drug.

Summative Assessment:

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

SWBAT complete their essay on a specific drug.

Complete essay; Study if time

Complete essay

Tue

↓↓

Present about drug; Study for Final

Presentation

Wed

Final Test

Final Test

Thur

SWBAT create a digital portfolio of their work from Semester 1

Show dig. Portfolio; Complete it

Digital portfolio

Fri

No Class

Course Title:

7th Civics

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT analyze the impact of the Louisiana Purchase, the War of 1812, and major news stories of the day.

2 weeks

Summative Assessment:

Presentation of Curated feeds

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

SWBAT describe the significance of the War of 1812 and design a slide show based on an event from their book.

Slides creation and draw along based on book; Song follow; Intro research and presentation project;

4 slide follow of book based and research based topic (2 from book, 2 from research)

Tue

SWBAT curate their own OZY feed.

Review Von Millar’s feed; Set parameters; Begin research and curation

Curated feed

Wed

↓↓

Present curated feeds and explain choices

Presentations

Thu

No Class

Fri

No Class

Course Title:

6th Religion

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT prepare for the

Summative Assessment:

 

LP

Group 1

Task(s)

Group 2

Task(s)

Mon

Prep for Christmas play

Tue

Prep for Christmas play

Wed

Prep for prayer service and play

Thu

Fri

Course Title:

Algebra

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT prepare for the Catholic High School Entrance Exam.

Summative Assessment:

 

LP

Group 1

Task(s)

Group 2

Task(s)

Mon

SWBAT prepare for the HPST.

Overview of HPST and general test taking tips; Practice test 1 and review

Tue

↓↓

Wed

↓↓

Thu

Fri

December 12 - December

Course Title:

8th Science

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT research and write descriptions and essays about object beyond our solar system.

Summative Assessment:

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

SWBAT identify the planets and other significant objects in our solar system and compare their sizes and distances from the sun.

Pictures of the cosmos; Earth and it’s rotation around the sun; Planet ids (gas or rocky) and relative distances with an orange.  Gravity dips. Report outline

2 paragraph basic report on planet; Name, location from sun, gas or rock, mass, gravity dip compared to Jupiter, distance from the sun, Other interesting facts; missions there

What is something you know about other areas of our solar system?

Tue

Complete report; Moon mission interactive

Wed

SWBAT describe Earth’s greater location in the Cosmos.

Review planets and earth; Watch Episode 1 of Cosmos

Cosmos reflections

Thu

SWBAT add to their report by comparing their planet to Earth

Using scientific notation; Comparisons to Earth; Essay work

Fr

↓↓

Present planets; We Choose the Moon

Course Title:

7th Science

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT write a research based essay on a specific type of illegal drug.

Summative Assessment:

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

SWBAT review the units from the year.

Slide review of the units covered so far in the year and review of the papers written; Plot course; Readworks

Readworks article and comments

Tue

SWAT compare and contrast different types of drugs.

Legal vs. Illegal vs. Prescription; ½ drugs EdPuzzle and Readworks; ½ table research strategies; highlight nicotine facts, summarize; Order drugs

EdPuzzle questions

Wed

Repeat Tuesday and switch groups

Thur

SWBAT describe best practices for researching and apply them to research of nicotine.

Overview of research strategies; Paragraph structures; Apply to nicotine; Find 3 sites w/info on nicotine; highlight; add bullets to doc

10-15 total bullets with info from 3 sites

Fri

↓↓ (continue in following week)

Opening paragraph together; Find one more site with new information; Begin essay

First three paragraphs complete

Course Title:

7th Civics

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT analyze the impact of the Louisiana Purchase and

2 weeks

Summative Assessment:

50 states quiz

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

SWBAT describe the significance of the Louisiana Purchase.

Slides and draw along; Intro research and presentation project; ; Begin research and slides; ThatQuiz States Practice

3 slide follow of L & C

Tue

SWBAT identify and describe events on the journey of L & C

Present to class; Begin research on second set; Study ThatQuiz

Complete second set of slides for journey

Wed

↓↓

Present to class; Begin research on second set; Study ThatQuiz

Thu

↓↓

Fri

Course Title:

6th Religion

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

Summative Assessment:

 

LP

Group 1

Task(s)

Group 2

Task(s)

Mon

5th science

Weather Map; ½ on Readworks ½ with me on cold and warm & Water sucking up in in cup (pressure); Comp group weather interactive if time.

Tue

Wed

Prep for prayer service and play

Thu

Fri

Course Title:

Algebra

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT solve and graph inequalities.

Summative Assessment:

 

LP

Group 1

Task(s)

Group 2

Task(s)

Mon

SWBAT multiply and divide to solve inequalities

Review test; MBR, MBR, MBR; Switch sign rule, p. 295

Tue

↓↓

Check, Mult-step reviews and rule; Words to inequalities; Show back book checks

P. 301 17-35 odds

Wed

SWBAT review and find the equation of a line using various methods.

Check selected; Review slope by point & graph w/Desmos and solve; inequality graphs; AJ, Deon, Alex, Shanden stay and review; Comp. Tests

Comp tests

Thu

SWBAT multiply and divide to solve inequalities in multiple steps

Start w/43; Review

Evens  p. 301

Fri

↓↓

Mid Chapter Quiz

December 5 - December 9

Course Title:

8th Science

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT identify and utilize basic coding concepts including loops, if/then/else statements, and functions.

Summative Assessment:

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

SWBAT identify step based coding and describe how loops make operations easier.

Human coding step by step; Making a square directions; More than 3 = loop; Artist loop follow (https://studio.code.org/s/course2/stage/7/puzzle/1 )

Write-up of the basics of loops and why you use them and when

Tue

SWBAT use and explain the purpose of if/then statements in programs.

Program trees for if/thens; Spreadsheet coding: using the = sign to start; Build a calculator; Greater than and Less Than Conditional formatting; Buy and Sell with Code

Write-up of conditionals and why to use them

Wed

↓↓

Intro Bee conditionals video: https://studio.code.org/s/course2/stage/13/puzzle/3 Play and finish; ½ on comp and half with me on PicoBoards and light sensor triggers

Write-up of real life conditionals

Thu

SWBAT set up the science lab for the robots and practice running them.

Review of Penjee code; ½ setup and ½ on Penjee code; Switch

How is block coding similar to and different than text based coding?

Fr

Code Day

Course Title:

7th Science

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT identify and utilize basic coding concepts including loops, if/then/else statements, and functions.

Summative Assessment:

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

SWBAT identify step based coding and describe how loops make operations easier.

Human coding step by step; Making a square directions; More than 3 = loop; Through the heartArtist loop follow (https://studio.code.org/s/course2/stage/7/puzzle/1 )

Write-up of the basics of loops and why you use them and when

Tue

SWBAT use and explain the purpose of if/then statements in programs.

Program trees for if/thens; Spreadsheet coding: using the = sign to start; Build a calculator; Greater than and Less Than Conditional formatting; Buy and Sell with Code

Write-up of conditionals and why to use them

Wed

↓↓

Intro Bee conditionals video: https://studio.code.org/s/course2/stage/13/puzzle/3 Play and finish; ½ on comp and half with me on PicoBoards and light sensor triggers

Write-up of real life conditionals

Thur

SWBAT code in Python using the Penjee code and setup the Makey Makey

Review of Penjee code; ½ on Penjee code; ½ with me on Scratch creations

How is block coding similar to and different than text based coding?

Fri

SWBAT create a fart machine and Michael Jackson dancer in the commons.

Walkthrough of code day operations; ½ on Code Day of choice; ½ with me on Makey Makey overview and creation of fart machine and Michael Jackson dancing

None

Course Title:

7th Civics-US History

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT describe significant events that influenced the course of the early United States before 1803.

2 weeks

Summative Assessment:

 

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

SWBAT explain multiple strategies that can be utilized to study.

Review gov. tree and each part; Amendments review; 6 ways to study; Study time

Study for test

Tue

Constitution, Bill of Rights, Bias, and study habits

Test; Read Hamilton to Jefferson 238-242 and summary notes

Test; Summary Notes

Wed

Should the media be able to show bias against the president/federal government?

Political parties then and now; Highlights on p 250;  Read p. 251 compare and contrast electoral map with demographic differences past and present; Jump to 253 and read; Review headlines for day.

Answer central question in journal

Thu

SWBAT compare the contested election of 1800 to that of 2016.

Read p. 266-267; complete compare/contrast chart; Highlight primary source on p. 268; Power of judicial review

Judicial review and flag burning; http://www.uscourts.gov/educational-resources/educational-activities/facts-and-case-summary-texas-v-johnson 

Fri

Code Day

Course Title:

6th Religion

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

Summative Assessment:

 

LP

Group 1

Task(s)

Group 2

Task(s)

Mon

Fr Wendt

Tue

Fr. Wendt

Wed

SWBAT read the story of Jesus and reflect on the feelings of one of the characters.

Read story of Jesus from John

Thu

Fri

Course Title:

Algebra

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT translate and graph equations in y=mx+b format and analyze the equations of those lines

Summative Assessment:

 

LP

Group 1

Task(s)

Group 2

Task(s)

Mon

SWBAT review slope and graphing lines.

Review together slope and graphing/identifying lines. ThatQuiz practice. (Fraction work with low fraction guys)

ThatQuiz quizzes;

Tue

SWBAT translate and graph equations in y=mx+b format and analyze the equations of those lines

Practice Test together p. 277

Wed

↓↓

Full Test

Test

Thu

SWBAT solve inequalities with addition and subtraction.

Review symbols and reading of them; p. 287

P. 288 22-36 evens

Fri

SWBAT solve inequalities with multiplication and division.

P. 295

November 28 - December 2

Course Title:

8th Science

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT compare and contrast renewable energy sources and describe how each works.

Summative Assessment:

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

SWBAT complete an overview of the main concepts for renewables and create a diorama of a specific concept.

Slide review & greenhouse effect and examples of dioramas; Fix slides; Make write-up for project and create questions; Create diorama for renewable energy concept

Solar angle by season (Jamari); Direction always facing (Michael); Blade size (Deon)  and blade angle (Justin); Turbine basics (AJ) ; Inverter(J-Den)s; Passive solar (KeShaun); Shade (Shanden); Gear Ratios(DeRon); Vertical & Horizontal (Alex); Volt, Amps, Ohms (Saleem); Global Warming (Greg)

Tue

↓↓

Work on dioramas (print out slide write-ups)

Completed diorama and explanation.

Wed

↓↓

Present and take notes/answer questions on the renewables dioramas.

Presentations

Thu

SWBAT review for their renewable energy test.

Review Day; ½ meet and ½ Study Stack; Come together for Socrative review

Study for Test

Fr

Test

Test; Electro-City if extra time

Test

Course Title:

7th Science

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT identify the parts of the cardio-respiratory system and describe how they function.

Summative Assessment:

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

SWBAT describe how the heart and lungs work together.

Blood through heart; Review parts of lung; Preview of sheep pluck and cross section to examine; Microscopes if time

Paper walk out quiz

Is your right or left lung larger?

Tue

↓↓

½ Heart function EdPuzzle and StudyStack if time  and ½ review of terms and path through heart

EdPuzzle Questions

Wed

SWBAT describe what happens to the body of a smoker.

½ Smoker interactive; ½ review with me and discuss pacemaker and valves and pericardium

Smoker interactive questions

Thur

SWBAT describe what factors affect lung capacity.

Review smoker; Lung lab review; setup for heart lab; Lung capacity lab

Lung capacity lab

Fri

Heart dissection

Heart dissection - 4th come down early to see the pluck and hearts

Course Title:

7th Civics-US History

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT analyze sources to determine if they are real, fake, satire, primary, or secondary.

2 weeks

Summative Assessment:

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

SWBAT define and outline how each branch of government checks the others

Review 183 and 184; p. 185 departments paragraph and current Trump picks - Senate confirmations; Complete graphic organizer on Thinglink or G-Drawing

Graphic Organizer and ReadWorks article

Tue

SWBAT review the Bill of Rights and the identify primary and secondary sources.

Read Newsela article and complete quiz; ½ Work on practice Bill of Rights and branches Quizlets; ½ with me on primary & secondary sources

Newsela article

Wed

↓↓

Review bias; Switch groups

Newsela article

Thu

SWBAT identify different types of bias in articles.

Primary source article: https://www.archives.gov/historical-docs/todays-doc/ 

Fri

Course Title:

6th Religion

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT reflect on ways to prepare for the coming of Jesus during Advent.

Summative Assessment:

 

LP

Group 1

Task(s)

Group 2

Task(s)

Mon

Fr. Wendt

Tue

Fr. Wendt

Wed

SWBAT reflect on the 1st semester and what they can do to prepare for Jesus’ birth.

Advent reading, candle, and reflection; submit 10 plagues comic

Reflection and comic submission

Thu

Prayer Service

Fri

Continue Advent and 10 plagues

Advent reading and reflection; Create Christmas Themed Advent number and foldup for bulletin board. (If gone

Course Title:

Algebra

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT translate and graph equations in y=mx+b format and analyze the equations of those lines

Summative Assessment:

 

LP

Group 1

Task(s)

Group 2

Task(s)

Mon

SWBAT identify and plot parallel and perpendicular lines.

Review of lines; Desmos introduction; Parallel and perpendicular relationship

P. 243 22-38

Finish tests at study hall

Tue

↓↓

Check on Desmos; Standardized Test Prep; 59-65 odds

59-65 odds p. 245

Wed

SWBAT analyze scatter plots and determine a line of best fit.

P. 250

P. 251

Thu

↓↓

Maintenance quizzes and individual meets on MAP data; Plot MAP data and come up with line of best fit on computer

Line of best fit

Fri

SWBAT use a spreadsheet to determine the correlation coefficient.

Review correlation positive and negative; Enter data into computer and check correlation; Check correlation of MAP data.

November 21 - November 25

Course Title:

8th Science

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT compare and contrast renewable energy sources and describe how each works.

Summative Assessment:

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

SWBAT draw conclusions about design and best practices for solar ovens.

Lay-out in morning and multi-check; Review data from morning and temp differences; Discuss energy transfer; Global warming setup; Complete lab report.

Complete lab report and make corrections to slides.

Tue

Maker Day

Rotation stations with maker projects.

Wed

Thanksgiving Break

Thu

Thanksgiving Break

Fr

Thanksgiving Break

Course Title:

7th Science

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT identify the parts of the cardio-respiratory system and describe how they function.

Summative Assessment:

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

SWBAT identify the parts of the heart and color code their diagram.

Finding pulse resting (id on paper) 2x and average; To gym for active rate; Rest and pulse; Parts of the heart identification while wait (Explania)

Color in of heart diagram & lab

Tue

SWBAT identify the parts of the heart and color code their diagram.

Create paper diagram of heart, label and explain.

Write-up of blood through the heart.

Wed

Thanksgiving Break

Thur

Thanksgiving Break

Fri

Thanksgiving Break

Course Title:

7th Civics-US History

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

2 weeks

Summative Assessment:

 

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

SWBAT compare and contrast real news and fake news sites.

Tue

SWBAT review the 10 amendments to the Constitution.

½ meet with me; ½ iCivics

Wed

Thanksgiving Break

Thu

Thanksgiving Break

Fri

Thanksgiving Break

Course Title:

6th Religion

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

Summative Assessment:

 

LP

Group 1

Task(s)

Group 2

Task(s)

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thanksgiving Break

Thu

Thanksgiving Break

Fri

Thanksgiving Break

Course Title:

Algebra

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT translate and graph equations in y=mx+b format.

Summative Assessment:

 

LP

Group 1

Task(s)

Group 2

Task(s)

Mon

SWBAT graph linear equations in various forms.

Review problems

Tue

Test

Test p. 246

Wed

Thu

Fri

November 14 - November 18

Course Title:

8th Science

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT compare and contrast renewable energy sources and describe how each works.

Summative Assessment:

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

EDGE program

Tue

Info dump and question answer for slides

Review  slides and answer questions

Wed

SWBAT research and prepare and test a solar oven.

Research for solar ovens and preparation

Build Oven

Thu

↓↓

Test 1 for oven.

Fr

Grandparent luncheon

Course Title:

7th Science

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT identify the parts of the cardio-respiratory system and describe how they function.

Summative Assessment:

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

SWBAT make final corrections to their essays and compare human digestive to worm digestive

Review ordering of essays; Individual meets; Comparative anatomy paragraph

Final essay

Tue

SWBAT identify the components of blood.

In lab worm review and compare to human digestive; parts of blood review and label; to lab to color and type.

Color and type  up worm to human digestive paragraph

What are some parts of human blood (hint: think immune system)?

Wed

SWBAT compare and contrast blood types.

Blood types reading and discuss; Antibodies vs. Antigens, Nobel blood typing game;

Diagram of why blood clumps or does not explanation (classroom)

What is the difference between an antibody and an antigen?

Thur

↓↓

Review of blood typing (antibody vs. antigen); Read through lab; Complete lab and analysis.

Three sentence for each question

Fri

SWBAT identify the parts of the heart and color code their diagram.

Finding pulse resting (id on paper); To gym for active rate; Rest and pulse; Parts of the heart identification while wait (Explania)

Color in of heart diagram

Course Title:

7th Civics-US History

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT explain how the Constitution came to be and describe the parts of it.

2 weeks

Summative Assessment:

 

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

SWBAT summarize the history of the United States, pre-Constitution.

Timeline of U.S. History follow.

P. 169 questions

Tue

↓↓

Review and lead-up to Constitutional Convention

P. 173 questions

Wed

↓↓

Constitutional Convention and beyond

Thu

Sub-Day

End of Chapter Questions

Fri

Grandparent Luncheon

Course Title:

6th Religion

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

Summative Assessment:

 

LP

Group 1

Task(s)

Group 2

Task(s)

Mon

Fr. Wendt

Tue

Fr. Wendt

Wed

Examen

Examen and finish work on 10 plagues

Thu

Prayer Service

Fri

Grandparent Luncheon.

Course Title:

Algebra

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT translate and graph equations in y=mx+b format.

Summative Assessment:

 

LP

Group 1

Task(s)

Group 2

Task(s)

Mon

SWBAT graph linear equations given a slope and y-intercept.

Intro to graphing lines p. 218

Tue

↓↓

P. 229

Wed

SWBAT write equations in y=mx+b form given two points.

Find slope, y=mx+b p. 235

P. 235

Thu

Sub Day

Practice Quizzes

Fri

SWBAT graph linear equations.

Review and ThatQuiz

November 7 - November 11

Course Title:

8th Science

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT compare and contrast renewable energy sources and describe how each works.

Summative Assessment:

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

SWBAT analyze the results of experimental data and draw conclusions based on the data.

Election facts vs. fiction; Where is the man going? Clues;  IV & DV relationship (positive, negative, unrelated Data from the electromagnet experiment; Create sample data set - put on essay on fossil fuels

Fixes to electromagnet experiment

Comments on fossil fuels essay and data set

Tue

SWBAT compare turbine based power production to solar.

Slide follow draw along; Pros/Cons of wind and solar;  

Mini essay on solar vs. wind pros and cons

Do wind turbines and solar panels generate AC or DC power?

Wed

SWBAT determine the best angle for solar panels in Nebraska.

Slide follow & earth rotation model; Hypothesis; Room light test vs. bright light; Test panels outside (N,S,E, W, shade);

Mini-lab report

Are shadows from the sun longer or shorter in the summer or winter?

Thu

Bank trip

Bank trip

Fr

SWBAT evaluate Google Earth pictures to determine the best place for solar panels ast Jesuit.

Review of solar angles and shading; Google Earth zoom in and pics; Create slides with explanation of shadowing and determination of best points for solar at Jesuit. Begin research for solar oven

Solar positioning slides and solar oven research

Course Title:

7th Science

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAt complete their digestive affliction essay with citations and material from the interviews they completed.

Summative Assessment:

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

SWBAT create the final draft of their paper and create slides to highlight the main points.

Prep for phone interviews again (interviews); Start making slides of your digestive issue

Slides on digestive issue

Tue

↓↓

Wed

SWBAT describe the levels of complexity within the animal kingdom.

Sponges → Humans complexity readings

Chart of traits by complexity

Thur

SWBAT compare and contrast the anatomy of an earthworm’s digestive system to that of a human

Video and reading (sub)

Fri

↓↓

Dissection

Course Title:

7th Civics-US History

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT evaluate the results from the election

2 weeks

Summative Assessment:

 

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

SWBAT review the Electoral College and the 12th Amendment.

Phone calls; Exectutive Command; Electoral vs. Popular review (again)

Journal Executive Command and Electoral College

Tue

SWBAT follow the election.

CNN Student News; Updates from other news sites

Wed

SWBAT discuss the election.

Article and inside out debate.

Thu

Fri

Course Title:

6th Religion

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT explain thematic elements and describe lessons from the book Genesis.

Summative Assessment:

 

LP

Group 1

Task(s)

Group 2

Task(s)

Mon

Fr. Wendt

Tue

Fr. Wendt

Wed

Chapel Reflection; Honesty and the missing cup (Joseph)

Thu

Exodus video

Fri

10 plagues

Course Title:

Algebra

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

Summative Assessment:

 

 

LP

Group 1

Task(s)

Group 2

Task(s)

Mon

SWBAT determine the slope of a line given two points.

X and Y intercepts; Diagrams of slope

P. 178

Tue

↓↓

Determining slope and graphing lines

Wed

Discuss election

Thu

Field Trip

Fri

October 31 - November 4

Course Title:

8th Science

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT compare and contrast renewable energy sources and describe how each works.

Summative Assessment:

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

Quiz on Ohm’s Law and Watts Law

(Gone with 7th grade)

Tue

SWBAT describe how fossil fuels are used to generate electricity.

Overview of tests; Overview of the Sem 1 units; Carbon focus; Fossil fuels notes review; Aggregate info

Turn fossil fuels notes into 3 paragraph essay

What element of the periodic table is at the root of cells in all living things?

Wed

SWBAT explain pros and cons of wind turbines.

Video clips for Texas Turbines; Complete read along and questions for wind; Complete cut-outs for turbine

Notes sheet and questions turn in

Why are some people opposed to wind turbines for electricity?

Thu

SWBAT analyze the design of different types of wings for wind turbines.

Mechanical to Electrical and vice versa; ½ wind turbine interactive; ½ complete turbine test; Switch

Lab report for turbine test

Which matters more - the shape of the wind blade or the angle?

Fr

↓↓

Gear Ratios (Timing) and Blade Angle Test; Ad

Course Title:

7th Science

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAt complete their digestive affliction essay with citations and material from the interviews they completed.

Summative Assessment:

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

Practice St. C Presentation

Tue

SWBAT write their digestive ailment essay.

Intro paragraph practice; Structure of essay; Begin writing essay

First 3 paragraphs of essay

Wed

↓↓

Email courtesy; Set up email and save to essay notes; Make fixes to essay; Watch video review; Quizlet; Practice phone calls and/or emails; Write interview questions

Email and fixes; Write interview questions

Thur

SWBAT practice their phone interview skills and make corrections to their essay.

Sample phone calls; the follow up questions

Fri

↓↓

Sample phone calls, fix essays, study nat geo

Course Title:

7th Civics-US History

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

2 weeks

Summative Assessment:

 

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

Presentation

Tue

SWBAT compare and contrast the election of Reps, Senators, and the President.

ReadWorks articles on House, Senate, and President.

Readworks

Wed

Double Science

Thu

SWBAT review the results of the Newsela election and draw conclusions.

Look at Newsela election results and write a journal entry on what you learned.

Fri

↓↓; Look at sample ballot

Course Title:

6th Religion

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

Summative Assessment:

 

LP

Group 1

Task(s)

Group 2

Task(s)

Mon

Fr. Wendt

Tue

Jacob and Esau Reading

Wed

Chapel Reflection on Jacob and put in jail by master reading

Thu

Prayer Service

Fri

Joseph’s journey to be king

Read interpreting dreams and draw along; Video of Joseph

Course Title:

Algebra

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

Summative Assessment:

 

LP

Group 1

Task(s)

Group 2

Task(s)

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

October 24 - October 28

Course Title:

8th Science

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT apply electrical concepts to wire circuits and write programs to make sensors react to the environment.

Summative Assessment:

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

SWBAT demonstrate the coil relationship with an electromagnet.

Expectation review & checkpoints; Partner pair and complete experiment with steps; Write full lab on classroom with results and graphs (at tables?); Draw battery diagrams on board

Electromagnet Lab

Tue

SWBAT describe how electrical energy can be turned into mechanical energy.

The magnetized nail Writing a good follow up to the lab; Search 1 Search 2; Image 1 Image 2;  Show simple motor video.

EdPuzzle and Newsela

Wed

SWBAT describe how electrical energy can be turned into mechanical energy.

Read summary and site; Show simple motor video; Slides introduction and summary review of each; Meet with me to practice wiring.

Complete study slides

Thu

↓↓

Test and wiring

Test

Fr

No class

Course Title:

7th Science

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT identify the parts of the human digestive system and explain how food is digested and used by the body.

SWBAT interview a professional and write an essay on a digestive affliction.

Summative Assessment:

Interview and paper on digestive topic

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

SWBAT review nutrition basics and identify best research practices.

MyPlate color in and nutrition buzzwords; Feed the system Nat. Geo; ½ on Quizlet; ½ with me on Diigo sourcing and highlights for constipation article (Drive Doc, not Class); Post to Padlet board

Study for quiz and highlights of Diigo

Tue

SWBAT research and summarize information on a digestive ailment.

Review research outline; Nutrition Quiz; Select topic; Begin site 1 research outline.

Complete 1 site highlight and summaries

Wed

↓↓

Review research - Partner check; (s1) by each; Find second site and complete highlights and summaries; Questions I still have?

Second site highlights and summaries

Thur

SWBAT summarize their digestive topic and begin writing the first paragraphs of their essay.

Student shares about topics; Review of 1st paragraphs; Begin writing and check with me.

Complete first 2-3 paragraphs

Fri

No Class

Course Title:

7th Civics-US History

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT identify current members of Congress in Nebraska and describe the views of those in the 2nd district Congressional race.

SWBAT prepare for the presentation at St. Columbkille.

2 weeks

Summative Assessment:

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

SWBAT prepare their slide shows and study the Bill of Rights.

Review electoral college vs. popular vote; Overview of slides and Drive vs. Classroom; Write situation for each of the amendments; Individual meets.

Complete slides and situation for amendments missed

Tue

SWBAT practice their presentations to the class and to me.

Overview of presentation; Individual shares; Where you stand; Research on house candidates (Ashford, Bacon); Discuss where you fall

Where you stand

Wed

↓↓

Practice email, describing favorite things and best piece of work from semester; House/Senate EdPuzzle and individual meets.

EdPuzzle; Get help from Lenli or Wharton or Hoy

Thu

↓↓

Check email; Start to finish of presentation

Fri

Course Title:

6th Religion

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

Summative Assessment:

 

LP

Group 1

Task(s)

Group 2

Task(s)

Mon

Tue

Wed

Awards Assembly

Thu

Prayer Service?

Fri

Course Title:

Algebra

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT apply concepts of fractional relationships and ratios to scenarios involving rates of change and cost adjustments.

Summative Assessment:

LP

Group 1

Task(s)

Group 2

Task(s)

Mon

SWBAT solve equations using cross products.

Review of percentages and fractions ½ - 1/9; The meaning of cross products; p117 51-54 together plus one from the others;

P. 115 34-42 and p117 56-66

Tue

SWBAT solve problems with percent of change.

Review percentages again; Always over 100, Go with the total paid;

P. 121;

Wed

SWBAT solve for a given variable

p. 124 warm-up; p. 129

P. 129

Thu

Review

P. 138 27-30 together; Review area of triangle

31-47 all

Fri

October 17 - October 21

Course Title:

8th Science

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT apply electrical concepts to wire circuits and write programs to make sensors react to the environment.

Summative Assessment:

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

SWBAT compare and contrast the voltage produced in different electrolyte solutions.

Review quiz & complete research; Battery solution test lab;

Lab report

Tue

SWBAT explain the mathematical relationships between volts, amps, ohms, and watts.

Law of conservation of energy; High dive vs. high dive; PE=W*H & V*A=W; Where do the volts go?; Biking over hills example; More equations with following the exact work format

Ohm’s Law worksheet 2

Wed

Sub Day

Watch video and answer questions for electricity videos

Thu

SWBAT describe the relationship between electricity and magnetism.

½ Programming Robot and ½ on Electromagnet lab; Switch

Journal and Electromagnet mini lab.

What three things do you need to make an electromagnet?

Fr

↓↓

½ Programming Robot and ½ on Electromagnet lab; Switch

Journal and Electromagnet mini lab.

Course Title:

7th Science

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT identify the parts of the human digestive system and explain how food is digested and used by the body.

SWBAT interview a professional and write an essay on a digestive affliction.

Summative Assessment:

Essay and interview

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

SWBAT describe how different types of nutrients are used by the body.

MythBusters stomach mini lab; Inside stomach video; Digestion “fats” walk through; Complete research with highlights.

Nutrient research

Can your stomach explode?

Tue

↓↓

Nat Geo feed the system highlights; Wolfram research overview; ½ on slides; ½ on food label practice; Switch

Food slides and meal research

What did you eat (list everything) for dinner last night?

Wed

Sub Day

Health Book Nutrients reading and questions

Thur

SWBAT create a healthy meal that meats the MyPlate recommendations.

Review myplate; ½ working on analyzing food labels; ½ using food tracker to create healthy meal.

Healthy meal on slides

Fri

Course Title:

7th Civics-US History

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

SWBAT identify and describe the first 10 amendments and identify situations in which they apply.

2 weeks

Summative Assessment:

GM site

 

LP

Lesson Objective

Task(s)

Formative Assessments/HW

Daily question

Mon

SWBAT identify the amendments in the Bill of Rights.

Constitution overview - look through constitution & infographic; Review Bill of R; Complete Bill of R mixup on Classroom

Bill of Rights mixup

Tue

↓↓

Run through samples together; ½ Practice on That Quiz and ½ work on ordering;

Wed

Sub Day

Bill of Rights reading and questions from History Book

Thu

Introduce 13th, 14th, and 19th amendments; Write examples on your own; check with teacher; Do I Have a Right

Fri

Course Title:

6th Religion

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

Summative Assessment:

 

LP

Group 1

Task(s)

Group 2

Task(s)

Mon

Tue

Wed

Prep for Prayer Service

Thu

Prayer Service

Fri

Course Title:

Algebra

Time Frame:

Unit Goal:

Summative Assessment:

 

 

LP

Group 1

Task(s)

Group 2

Task(s)

Mon

SWBAT solve equations for a given variable.

Review Test; Solving for a given variable (old book); V=I*R and variations

Old book

Tue

SWBAT solve absolute value equations.

P. 103; Plus or minus polling

P. 106 37-43 all

Wed

Sub Day

That Quiz starters; Mid-Chapter evens p. 110

Thu

SWBAT determine whether a set of fractions is proportional.

Sizing a picture in web-design; p 115

Fri