- Instructor
- Ms. Polly Dews
- Term
- 2020 - 2021 School Year
- Department
- Classes

Students will present their informative essay in class.

Students will create a bar graph of their data and write a conclusion.

Students will analyze the results of their ten questions survey by making a table/chart.

Students will create ten questions survey on coronavirus and ask people in the school to take their survey.

Students will be able to complete the study island assignment on adaptations by 4/30/2021.

Students will be able to create a one page informative essay on Coronavirus-COVID - 19, Portfolio 2021.

Students will be able to write to write main ideas on Coronavirus- COVID-19 ( graphic organizer ).

Study Island homework assignment on magnetic fields.

Students are to complete the homework assignment on magnetic fields.

Students will complete twenty multiple choices on electric fields and magnetism for homework.

The assignment is on study island.

Study Island test on gravitational interactions ( 20 multiple questions ).

Worksheet on gravity and motion.

Students will be able to complete a worksheet on potential energy math problems.

Students will be able to complete a worksheet on kinetic energy ( math problems ).

Students will complete a study island practice session on force and motion.

Student will complete a worksheet ( math problems ) on kinetic energy and potential energy.

Students will complete a worksheet on( Math problems) work, force, and distance.

Students will create a Venn diagram on potential and kinetic energy.

Students will complete a study island assignment on potential and kinetic energy.

Students will complete a vocabulary assignment on the different types of energy.

Students will create a T-Chart on the different types of potential energy.

Students will complete a worksheet on the the different types of energy.

Fri. Test on forces and motion ( Study Island - 20 multiple choice questions ).

Review sheet on forces with math problems.

Summary sheet on Newton's Laws of Motion.

Students will be able to solve math problems on the acceleration of objects ( Newton's Second L aw of motion worksheet ).

Students will solve math problems on acceleration and write the correct unit of measurement.

Students will complete a worksheet on acceleration.

Students will complete a review sheet on inertia.

Students will complete twenty multiple choice questions on force and motion ( study Island ).

Students will practice twenty multiple choice questions on force and motion ( study island ).

Students will complete a worksheet on force and motion.

Students will complete a worksheet on forces.

Students will complete a pedigree worksheet.

Students will complete a pedigree worksheet on colorblindness.

Students will use the information in the pedigree to answer questions on colorblindness.

Students will be able to interpret a Human Pedigree.

Students will use the pedigree to answer questions.

Students will complete a pedigree on human genetics ( disorders ).

Students will complete ( in class ) a worksheet on monohybrid crosses and probability.

Fri. Test ( study island ) 30 multiple choice questions on genetics and heredity.

Worksheet on ratios of dominant traits and recessive traits.

Worksheet on genetics vocabulary.

Reading assignment ( study island ) genetics and heredity.

Fri. Test: Study Island, Genetics, heredity, and Mendel's Laws of Genetics ( 20 questions ).

Students will complete twenty questions on genetics/heredity, and the laws of genetics.

Students will write notes on Mendel's Laws of Genetics.

Students will complete the study island lesson and flash cards on Mendel's Laws of Genetics.

Students will also complete a vocabulary activity on genetics and heredity for homework.

The students winter break project on mitosis ( the cell cycle ).

Students will complete a study island assignment on meiosis, reproduction in cells and organisms.

Students will complete a vocabulary assignment on meiosis 1 and meiosis 2.

Students will complete a worksheet on meiosis 1 and meiosis 2 .

Students will complete a study island assignment on mitosis.

Students will complete a worksheet on the stages of mitosis.

Students will create a chart/table on the five phases of mitosis.

Students will complete a study island assignment on Evolution, Extinction, and the Fossil Record. They will read the lesson and answer twenty questions.

Students will complete a worksheet on asexual and sexual reproduction.

Students will complete the activity on asexual and sexual reproduction.

Earth Science - 8th grade science research project-Landforms.

Students will complete a summary fact sheet that explain how diversity of a species is developed through gradual processes over many

generations ( e.g., fossils record ).

Students will complete a summary fact sheet on how geologists use the geologic time scale as evidence of the changes that have occurred with types of species.

Students will be given a Fri. test on the five eras of geologic time line.

Students will create a summary fact sheet on the five eras of geologic time.

Students will describe the five eras of geologic time line marked by various events.

Students will analyze the five eras of geologic time line marked by various events.

Students will be given a multiple choice test on Earth's history.

Students will complete a study island assignment on Earth's history.

https://www.helpteaching.com/tests/241794/fossils

Students will create a summary sheet on Earth's processes.

Students will complete a test on landforms ( 15 multiple choice questions and three short answer questions ).

Students will create a summary sheet on the various landforms.

Students will compare and contrast the characteristics of landforms.

Students will develop academic vocabulary cards on various landforms.

Students will match each landform with its descriptive characteristics.

Students will complete a test on plate tectonics/ divergent and convergent boundaries.

Students will complete a review sheet on plate tectonics.

Students will complete a summary chart on divergent and convergent boundaries.

Fri. Test - evidence of plate tectonics.

Students will complete a worksheet on evidence of plate tectonic by using the internet and their notes.

Students will create a model of the rock cycle and identify the processes.

Students will complete a multiple choice test on Earth's interior ( the layers, three types of rocks ).

Student will create a table on igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks. They will find five facts on how they are formed. They will also learn that the three different types of rocks are formed in different ways and different environments. For example, magna from Earth's interior forms igneous rocks.

Students will use their models of Earth's Interior to write five facts about each layer.

The students will be given a Fri. test on Earth's layers. The test will consist of ten multiple choice questions and three short answer questions.

Students will develop a diagram of Earth's layers. They will also label the diagram of Earth's layers (in science Journal ). Students will dicuss the following questions in class.

Discussion questions:

1. Which layers of Earth cause volcanoes and earthquakes?

2. Do human actions influence when and where volcanoes and earthquakes occur?

Students will create a table on Earth's layers. The table should include the following information ( crust, lithosphere, upper mantle, lower mantle, outer core, and inner core ). The table should also include descriptions, explanation of thermal convection, and available evidence on

Earth's layers.

Oct. 2,2020, the students will be given a Fri. Test on analyzing and evaluating data. The test will consist of ten multiple choice questions and three short answer questions.

The students will complete the study island assignment on analyzing and evaluating data. The assignment consist of reading the lesson first, and completing the vocabulary words that are on the flash cards. Students are to complete the ten multiple choice questions ( analyzing and evaluating data ).

Friday test will cover laboratory tools and metric measurements.

Friday test will cover laboratory tools and metric measurements.

Complete the worksheet on laboratory tools and metric measurements.

Complete the Study Island assignment on laboratory Safety.

The students will have a test on laboratory procedures and the tools of science.

Please complete the Scientific Method Quiz for homework ( 9/18/2020 ).

The students will be able to collect data by conducting an experiment with gummy bears that are placed in different solutions. The students will

analyze data from the experiment on gummy bears.

The students will be able to compare and contrast safe and unsafe laboratory procedures by completing a Venn Diagram.

The nature of science is a state standard that deals with students learning about the scientific method, variables, hypothesis, graphs and charts. Students will be given an experiment to help them learn and apply the steps of the scientific method.