Weekly Lesson Plans August 20th-24th
Monday- I will check that students have a binder and a journal just for my class for 10 points. Students will participate in a Peanut Lab in which they will be describing, measuring, weighing, and drawing a peanut that they choose out of a bowl. The goal is to help students understand that when doing lab work they need to be very specific, descriptive, and accurate. Students will fill out a following directions sheet to help them understand the importance of reading and following all directions. Students will fill out a get to know you sheet and I will share with the students some of my background and interests. Students will be assigned a Physical Science textbook. Reminder: Parent signature sheet is due on Tuesday the 21st.
Tuesday- BR#1 1. What do you think when someone mentions the environment? 2. What do you think environmental science is? Students will take notes and have discussion over the first portion of Chapter 1 Section 1 Understanding Our Environment. Homework: Graphic Organizer from page 9. There will be a quiz over Section 1 on Thursday.
Wednesday- BR #2 1. List some of the most significant environmental problems in the world today. 2. Name some of the environmental problems in the local community. Students will take notes and have discussion over the second portion of Chapter 1 Section 1 Understanding Our Environment. Homework: Active Reading: Understanding Our Environment. Reminder: Quiz over Ch1S1 tomorrow.
Thursday- BR#3 Brainstorm a list of ways that economics is related to the environment. Quiz over Chapter 1Section1. Students will take notes and have a discussion over Ch.1.S.2. The Environment and Society. Homework: Active Reading: The Environment and Society. Quiz tomorrow over Ch1.S.2.
Friday- BR#4 List 5 things you can do to reduce your ecological footprint. Quiz over Ch1.S.2. Go to the computer lab to calculate ecological footprints. Homework: Concept Review. Reminder: Vocab Quiz next Tuesday, Test on next Friday.