Monday, September 17: We went over the vocabulary on W. 15, drawing a simple picture for each word. Students then had the class period to work on their 5 Themes Project (due next class).
In Class: W. 15 Vocab Pictures, Project
Homework: Finish 5 Themes Project
Wednesday, September 19: Today we went over our Chapter 2 PowerPoint, completing W. 16 (PowerPoint on Documents Page). We then discussed the geologic eras found on T. 26-28. Students then created a poster for one of the geologic eras. If absent, choose one era and create a simple poster on a regular sized piece of paper and include the name of the era, information, and two pictures (drawn or printed).
Due: 5 Themes Project
In Class: W. 16, Geologic Era Poster
Friday, September 21: As a class we read T. 30 and completed a Read Stop Write (found on W. 64 - only complete one of the three sections on the page). Students then began working on the Chapter 2 Study Guide (W. 18-21) using chapter 2 in the textbook. This is not expected to be completed today. The goal is that students will complete W. 18-19.
In Class: RSW for T. 30 (RSW on W. 64), Chp. 2 Study Guide (W. 18-19)
Homework: Current Event #3