Welcome to the York 6 (SOON TO BE YORK 7!) Homework Blog

York 6/7 Teachers:
Math – Mr Trecartin                            Science – Ms Maclean
Social Studies – Ms Dyhrberg           Language Arts – Ms Hatch
Spanish – Ms Orth                                Reading – Ms Simmons
French – Ms Zack
Health & Physical Education – Mr Perry & Ms Janelle
Literacy & Language and Academic English:
Mr Moldaver, Ms McWilliams & Mr Peck
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

PRINTABLE 7TH GRADE SUPPLY LIST IS HERE: Supply list

SUMMER SCIENCE ASSIGNMENT – PARENTS PLEASE SIGN! SUMMER Obs

SUMMER READING NEWS HERE! SummerRdg
AND, FREE eBooks!!! Wow: FREE! eBooks

Week of  June 12
Look at, and plan, your summer reading, and your Science plan:
SCI: Please return PARENT-SIGNED summer assignment form (found above).
~~~~~~~~~

Friday, 6/9 – day 1
SCI: Please return PARENT-SIGNED summer assignment form (found above)
LA:  Greek and Latin Roots quiz MONDAY.
~~~~~~~~~

Thursday – Thursday 6/1 – 6/8
SCI: QUIZ Friday, 6/10. Review last 3 quizzes and also study with the Quizlet.
https://quizlet.com/79322853/16-objects-in-space-flash-cards/

~~~~~~~~~~~

Tuesday, Wednesday  5/30 & 5/31 – days 5 & 6
SCI: Due June 1: read article, Cassini Controversy, and answer the question, with a paragraph: Should we crash this spacecraft on Saturn? Give 2 reasons for your answer. Here’s a copy:
CASSINI
~~~~~~~

Thursday, 5/25 – day 3
SCI: Due Friday, 5/26: read article, Cassini Controversy, and answer the question: Should we crash this spacecraft on Saturn? Give 2 reasons for your answer. Here’s a copy:
CASSINI
~~~~~~~

Wednesday, 5/24 – day 2
SS:  See Ms Dyhrberg’s blog for extra rubrics and exemplars!
http://york6ss.weebly.com/
SCI: Due Friday, 5/26: read article, Cassini Controversy, and answer the question: Should we crash this spacecraft on Saturn? Give 2 reasons for your answer. Here’s a copy:
CASSINI
~~~~~~~

Friday, Monday, Tuesday; 5/19, 5/22 and 5/23 –  days 5, 6 & 1
LA:  Read! Reading log due Wednesday.
SS:  See Ms Dyhrberg’s blog for extra rubrics and exemplars!
http://york6ss.weebly.com/

SCI: Due Friday, 5/26: read article, Cassini Controversy, and answer the question: Should we crash this spacecraft on Saturn? Give 2 reasons for your answer. Here’s a copy:
CASSINI
~~~~~~~

Monday 5/15 – day 1
SCI:  Study for test, which is TOMORROW. STUDY Edmodo, Ggl Classroom, homework assignments and the Quizlet –  16 objects in space:
https://quizlet.com/79322853/16-objects-in-space-flash-cards/

LA:  Read! Reading log due Wednesday.
~~~~~~~

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 5/10, 5/11 & 5/12 –  days 4, 5 & 6
LA:  Read your myth.  Reading log due Wednesday.
SCI: Study for test, which is Tuesday. Here is the Quizlet link to 16 objects in space:
https://quizlet.com/79322853/16-objects-in-space-flash-cards/

~~~~~~

Monday, 5/8 – day 2
LA:  Story board. Shadow theater planning document should be done. Read!  Reading log due Wednesday.
SCI: Study for test.
~~~~~~

Tuesday/Wednesday 5/2 & 5/3 – days 4 & 5
LA:  Shadow theater planning document due Thursday. Read!  Reading log due Wednesday.
SS: Note-catcher for Source #3 is due Thursday.  Here’s a note-catcher: notecatcher
SCI:  Astro Multiple Choice due Thursday. Copy: Astro M Choice
~~~~~~~~

Monday, 5/1 – day 3
LA:  Summarize myth. Read!  Reading log due Wednesday.
SS: Note-catcher for Source #2 of the natural disaster research is due at end of class, Tuesday. Here’s a note-catcher: notecatcher
SCI:  Astro Multiple Choice due Thursday. Copy: Astro M Choice
~~~~~~~~

Thursday, 4/27 – day 1
SS: Note-catcher for Source #1 of the natural disaster research is due at end of class, Friday.  Here’s a note-catcher: notecatcher
LA:  Read!  Reading log due Wednesday.
SCI:  Due FRIDAY, 4/28: Stargazing assignment. See these directions: STARGAZINGHW

Here is an enlarged copy of The Evening Sky Map: LargerEveSkyMap
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Wednesday, 4/26 – day 6
LA:  Work on storyboard. 
SCI:  Due FRIDAY, 4/28: Stargazing assignment. See these directions: STARGAZINGHW

Here is an enlarged copy of The Evening Sky Map: LargerEveSkyMap
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Monday, Tuesday 4/24 & 4/25 – days 4 & 5
LA:  Finish Orpheus question on back of plot map. Due Wednesday: Power Paragraph #3: What is a Myth? 
SCI:  Due FRIDAY, 4/28: Stargazing assignment. See these directions: STARGAZINGHW
Here is an enlarged copy of The Evening Sky Map: LargerEveSkyMap
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Tuesday – Monday, 4/12 – 4/24
LA:  Reading log due Wednesday, 4/12.

SCI:  Due Tuesday, 4/25: Stargazing assignment. See these directions: STARGAZINGHW
Here is an enlarged copy of The Evening Sky Map: LargerEveSkyMap
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Friday, Monday 4/7 & 4/10 – days 5 & 6
LA:  Read! READING LOG due each Wednesday.
SS:  Tsunami Cause & Effect note-catcher due Tuesday.
SCI: Due TUESDAY, 4/11: Comparing Objects in Space and reverse side, Solar Formation Theory: CompObjSpc
~~~~~~~~~~~~

Wednesday, Thursday 4/5 & 4/6 – days 3 & 4
LA:  Read! READING LOG due each Wednesday.
SCI: Due Monday, 4/10: Comparing Objects in Space: CompObjSpc
~~~~~~~~~~~~

Tuesday, 4/4 – day 2
LA: Power paragraph due TODAY.
SCI: Due Monday, 4/10: Comparing Objects in Space: CompObjSpc
~~~~~~~~~~~~

Wednesday – Monday (MEA TESTING), 3/29 – 4/3; days 4, 5, 6, & 1
SCI: Astronomy criss-cross due Tuesday, April 4. Study for quiz. ASTRO Criss-cross
LA:  Read (just because it’s fun and good for you.)
~~~~~~

Tuesday, 3/28 – day 3
SCI: Astronomy criss-cross due Tuesday, April 4. Study for quiz. ASTRO Criss-cross
LA:  Book test tomorrow. Reading log due each Wednesday.
~~~~~~

Friday, 3/24 – day 1
SCI:  Solar System True/False and Word Search due Monday, March 27.
~~~~~~~~~~~

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 3/21, 22 & 23- days 4, 5 & 6
LA: Power paragraph and book club work due Friday. Reading Log due each Wednesday.
SCI:  Solar System True/False and Word Search due Monday, March 27.
~~~~~~~~~~~

Monday, 3/20 – day 3
LA: Book Club work.
SCI:  Solar System True/False and Word Search due Monday, March 27.
~~~~~~~~~~~

Thursday, 3/16 – day 1
LA:  Book Club reading due Friday.
SCI:  Solar System True/False and Word Search due Monday, March 27.
~~~~~~~~~~~

Wednesday, 3/15 – day 6
LA:  Book Club reading due Friday.  Power paragraph due tomorrow.  1 characteristic on character map due tomorrow
SCI:  Solar system vocabulary zine due Thursday, March 16. Use the class vocabulary list to finish the zine by putting in definitions for EVERYTHING! Then do a beautiful color job on it!   QUIZ ALSO on Thursday.
Vocabulary here: Astronomy Vocab
Here’s a QUIZLET to help you, too:
https://quizlet.com/79322853/16-objects-in-space-flash-cards/
~~~~~~~~

Monday, 3/13 – day 4
LA:  Book Club reading.  Power paragraph.
SCI:  Solar system vocabulary zine due Thursday, March 16. Use the class vocabulary list to finish the zine by putting in definitions for EVERYTHING! Then do a beautiful color job on it!   QUIZ ALSO on Thursday.
Vocabulary here: Astronomy Vocab
Here’s a QUIZLET to help you, too:
https://quizlet.com/79322853/16-objects-in-space-flash-cards/
~~~~~~~~

Thursday, Friday 3/9 & 3/10 – days 2 & 3
LA:  Reading log due each Wednesday.
SCI:  Solar system vocabulary zine due March 16. Use the class vocabulary list to finish the zine by putting in definitions for EVERYTHING! Then do a beautiful color job on it!
Vocabulary here: Astronomy Vocab
Here’s a QUIZLET to help you, too:
https://quizlet.com/79322853/16-objects-in-space-flash-cards/
~~~~~~~~

Tuesday, Wednesday 3/7 & 3/8 – days 6 & 1
MA: Solving Equations with decimals #1
LA:  Reading log due each Wednesday.
SCI:  Study for SEASONS QUIZ
~~~~~~~

Monday, 3/6 – day 5
KICK-OFF was today!
LA:  Reading log due each Wednesday.
SCI:  Trappist Exoplanet reading due Tuesday, March 7: trappist
~~~~~~~

Friday, 3/3 – day 4
LA:  Reading log due each Wednesday.
SCI:  Trappist Exoplanet reading due Tuesday, March 7: trappist
~~~~~~~

Thursday, 3/2 – day 3
LA:  Reading log due each Wednesday.
SCI:  Seasons vocabulary due today. READY FOR A QUIZ?  Use the Seasons Quizlet link (found below, but it’s also on the portaportal) to study the vocabulary 20 minutes every day. The matching game or the Learn tool are good for practice. Use the Test tool 3 times and record your scores for evidence of improvement. You MUST write down your scores to hand them in.
https://quizlet.com/60403314/reason-for-the-seasons-flash-cards/
~~~~~~~~~

Wednesday, 3/1 – day 2
SS: Research of country 1 & 2 due this week!
LA:  Reading log due each Wednesday.
SCI:  Seasons vocabulary due Thursday, 3/2. Use the Seasons Quizlet link (found below, but it’s also on the portaportal) to study the vocabulary 20 minutes every day. The matching game or the Learn tool are good for practice. Use the Test tool 3 times and record your scores for evidence of improvement. You MUST write down your scores to hand them in.
https://quizlet.com/60403314/reason-for-the-seasons-flash-cards/
~~~~~~~~~

Monday, Tuesday 2/27 & 2/28- days 6 & 1
SS: Research of country 1 & 2 due this week!
LA:  Revise essay.
SCI:  Seasons vocabulary due Thursday, 3/2. Use the Seasons Quizlet link (found below, but it’s also on the portaportal) to study the vocabulary 20 minutes every day. The matching game or the Learn tool are good for practice. Use the Test tool 3 times and record your scores for evidence of improvement. You MUST write down your scores to hand them in.
https://quizlet.com/60403314/reason-for-the-seasons-flash-cards/
~~~~~~~~~

Wednesday, Thursday 2/15 & 2/16 – days 3 & 4
SCI:  Earth rotations vs. revolution – Read, answer, draw.  Due Monday, 2/27.
earthrotrev
LA: Read! Reading log due each Wednesday.
~~~~~~~~~

Tuesday, 2/7 – day 3
LA:  Read! Reading log due each Wednesday.
SCI:  The Y6 HOWLs contract is your homework this week. IMPORTANT: In each “I will” answer, you must write THREE things you will do. Due Friday: y6-howls
~~~~~~~~~

Monday, 2/6 – day 2
MA:   Addition Equations with Integers #3
SCI:  Review all previous quizzes and homework and classwork materials, today through Monday, to prepare for Hydrosphere final test on Tuesday Feb 7th.
LA:  Read! Reading log due each Wednesday.
~~~~~~~~~

Thursday, 2/2 – day 6
SCI:  Review all previous quizzes and homework and classwork materials, today through Monday, to prepare for Hydrosphere final test on Tuesday Feb 7th.
LA:  What are you reading at home each night? Reading log due each Wednesday.
~~~~~~~~~

Tuesday, Wednesday 1/31 & 2/1 – days 4 & 5
MA:  Addition Equations with Integers #2, due Thursday.
LA: Work on graphic organizers for intro & conclusion of BNB essay. Reading log due each Wednesday.
SCI: Water Cycle Model: Read and answer questions by Thursday, day 6. A copy is here: model
~~~~~~~

Monday, 1/30 – day 3
MA:  Bring the “green paper” to next class.
LA:  Write a first draft of your BNB essay’s introduction paragraph. Reading log due each Wednesday.
SCI: Water Cycle Model: Read and answer questions by Feb. 2, day 6. Here ya go: model
~~~~~~~

Friday, 1/27 – day 2
LA: Reading log due each Wednesday.
SCI: Water Cycle Model, Read and answer questions by Feb. 2, day 6. Here ya go: model
~~~~~~~

Thursday, 1/26 – day 1
MA: Addition Equations with Integers #1
LA: Work on 3 quote sandwiches. Reading log due each Wednesday.
SCI: Water Cycle Model, Read and answer questions by Feb. 2, day 6. Here ya go: model
~~~~~~~

Wednesday, 1/25 – day 6
LA: 3 quote “sandwiches” now due tomorrow. Reading log due each Wednesday.
SCI:  Description of the Hydrosphere NOW due day 1, Jan 26.  Read, highlight, draw. See instructions on side 2 at the bottom:
deschydro
~~~~~~~~

Monday, 1/23 – day 4  (Tuesday was a snow day)
LA: BNB test revisions due Wednesday. 3 quote “sandwiches” due Wednesday, and also your reading log.
SCI:  Description of the Hydrosphere NOW due day 1, Jan 26.  Read, highlight, draw. See instructions on side 2 at the bottom:
deschydro
~~~~~~~~

Friday, 1/20 – day 3
LA:  FINISH Compound Nouns worksheet. If you did not finish YESTERDAY’s sentences assessment sheet, you could still work on it and pass it in FIRST thing Monday morning. Reading Log is due Wednesday.
SCI:  Description of the Hydrosphere NOW due day 1, Jan 26.  Read, highlight, draw. See instructions on side 2 at the bottom:
deschydro
~~~~~~~~

Thursday, 1/19 – day 2
LA:  Reading log due Wednesday.  Finish sentences sheet from class.
SCI:  Description of the Hydrosphere NOW due day 1, Jan 26.  Read, highlight, draw. See instructions on side 2 at the bottom:
deschydro

~~~~~~~~

Tuesday, 1/17 – day 6
LA:  Reading log due Wednesday.
SS:  Vocabulary Quiz Thursday. Study these: ss-vocab
SCI:  Description of the Hydrosphere NOW due day 1, Jan 26.  Read, highlight, draw. See instructions on side 2 at the bottom:
deschydro

~~~~~~~~~~

Friday, 1/13 – day  5
LA:  Reading log due Wednesday.
SCI:  Description of the Hydrosphere due day 1, Jan 18.  Read, highlight, draw. See instructions on side 2 at the bottom:
deschydro

~~~~~~~~~~

Thursday, 1/12 – day 4
LA: “Sort common/Proper nouns” worksheet due Tuesday (seq 4 & 5 only).  Reading log due Wednesday.
MA:  QUIZ Thursday/Friday in long blocks.
SCI:  Description of the Hydrosphere due day 1, Jan 18.  Read, highlight, draw. See instructions on side 2 at the bottom:
deschydro

~~~~~~~~~~

Wednesday, 1/11 – day 3
LA:  Signed R log due 1/18.
MA:  QUIZ Thursday/Friday in long blocks.
SCI:  Description of the Hydrosphere, due next day 1, Jan 18.  Read, highlight, draw. See instructions on side 2 at the bottom:
deschydro

~~~~~~~~~~

Tuesday, 1/10 – day  2
LA:  Think about your claim. Did Bud use his rules to survive or thrive. We will start writing in class, soon. R log due tomorrow.
SCI:  Description of the Hydrosphere, due next day 1, Jan 18.  Read, highlight, draw. See instructions on side 2 at the bottom:
deschydro

~~~~~~~~~~

Monday, 1/9 – day 1
LA:  Finish both sides of Sentences handout.
SCI:  Description of the Hydrosphere, due next day 1, Jan 18.  Read, highlight, draw. See instructions on side 2 at the bottom:
deschydro

~~~~~~~~~~

Friday, 1/6 – day 6
LA:  Reading log due Wednesday. 
SCI:   QUIZ Monday. To help you study, complete the hydrosphere Quizlet test 3 times.
https://quizlet.com/19143486/test
Also, study all hydrosphere info you can, found on the portaportal:
https://guest.portaportal.com/indigostorm
Work on ZINE! Make it fabulous!  See example above.
~~~~~~

Wednesday/Thursday 1/4 & 1/5 – days 4 & 5
LA:  Reading log due 1/11. Finish Venn diagram on “If” stanza 4 handout, by next class.
SCI:   QUIZ Monday. To help you study, complete the hydrosphere Quizlet test 3 times.
https://quizlet.com/19143486/test
Also, study all hydrosphere info you can, found on the portaportal:
https://guest.portaportal.com/indigostorm
Work on ZINE! Make it fabulous!  See example above.
~~~~~~

Tuesday, 1/3 -day 3
LA:  Finish questions 1-5 (not 6), on “If” stanza 4 handout, by tomorrow.
SCI:  Complete the hydrosphere Quizlet test 3 times.
https://quizlet.com/19143486/test
Work on ZINE! See example above.
~~~~~~

Monday, 12/19 – day 5
SS:  Western region map due Tuesday; U.S. QUIZ on Thursday.
LA: Finish BNB vocabulary;  QUIZ Tuesday. Reading Log due 12/21. Here are the definitions to study: definitions
SCI: Water cycle sheet with definitions, diagram and puzzle is due Wednesday (QUIZ, too!). Here is a copy: watercycle   There will also be a QUIZ that day. The vocabulary is also below to continue studying:
hydro-vocab
Continue reading all sections of the Hydrologic Cycle on this site:
http://www.geography4kids.com/files/water_intro.html

~~~~~~~~

Friday, 12/16 – day 4
LA: Finish BNB vocabulary;  QUIZ Tuesday. Reading Log due 12/21.
SCI: Water cycle sheet with definitions, diagram and puzzle is due Wed., 12/21. Here is a copy: watercycle   There will also be a QUIZ that day. The vocabulary is also below to continue studying:
hydro-vocab
Continue reading all sections of the Hydrologic Cycle on this site:
http://www.geography4kids.com/files/water_intro.html
~~~~~~~~

Wednesday/Thursday, 12/14 & 12/15 – days 2 & 3
LA: Finish BNB vocabulary;  QUIZ Tuesday. Reading Log due 12/21.
SCI: Water cycle sheet with definitions, diagram and puzzle is due Wed., 12/21. Here is a copy: watercycle   There will also be a QUIZ that day. The vocabulary is also below to continue studying:
hydro-vocab
Continue reading all sections of the Hydrologic Cycle on this site:
http://www.geography4kids.com/files/water_intro.html
~~~~~~~~

Tuesday, 12/13 -day 1
LA:   Finish culminating event questions by tomorrow. Read! Reading Log due 12/14.
SS:  Midwest states QUIZ tomorrow.
SCI: Hydrosphere vocabulary sheet is due. QUIZ tomorrow
hydro-vocab
Continue reading all sections of the Hydrologic Cycle on this site:
http://www.geography4kids.com/files/water_intro.html
~~~~~~~~

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 12/7, 8, & 9 – days 3, 4, & 5
LA:   Read! Reading Log due 12/14. 
SS:  Midwest states map due Friday, 12/9. QUIZ Tuesday. Another QUIZ, also Tuesday, is on geographical features
SCI: Hydrosphere vocabulary sheet is due next day 1, Tuesday, 12/13. hydro-vocab
Continue reading all sections of the Hydrologic Cycle on this site:
http://www.geography4kids.com/files/water_intro.html
~~~~~~~

Tuesday, 12/6 – day 2
LA:   Read! Reading Log due 12/7. READ ch. 18 of BNB.
SS:  Southern states map. Quiz Wednesday.
SCI:  Hydrosphere vocabulary sheet is due next day 1, Tuesday, 12/13. hydro-vocab
Continue reading all sections of the Hydrologic Cycle on this site:
http://www.geography4kids.com/files/water_intro.html
~~~~~~~~~

Monday, 12/5 – day 1
LA:   Read! Reading Log due 12/7. READ ch. 17 of BNB.
SS:  Southern states map. Quiz Wednesday.
SCI:  Hydrosphere vocabulary sheet is due next day 1, Tuesday, 12/13. hydro-vocab
Continue reading all sections of the Hydrologic Cycle on this site:
http://www.geography4kids.com/files/water_intro.html
~~~~~~~~~
HYDROSPHERE HEROES VIDEO: 
https://vimeo.com/58723507
~~~~~~~~

Friday, 12/2 – day 6
LA:   Read! Reading Log due 12/7. READ ch. 16 of BNB.
SCI:  Read this introduction to the Hydrologic Cycle. You can continue onto more pages.
http://www.geography4kids.com/files/water_intro.html
~~~~~~~~~

Wednesday/Thursday, 11/30 & 12/1 – days 4 & 5
MA:  Adding and subtracting Integers QUIZ in long blocks, Wednesday/Thursday. STUDY & practice with your HW assignments.
LA:   NEW Reading Log due 12/7. FINISH Theme Chart on p. 7 in expedition notebook, noting Plot, Dialogue, and/or Narrator’s Thoughts. Gists from your Writer’s Notebook will help you. READ ch. 15 of BNB.
SCI:  Lithosphere QUIZ Friday. STUDY the entire stapled packet you made in class. If you missed class, study all homework assignments about lithosphere, rocks and minerals.
SS:  Northeast QUIZ in long blocks, Wednesday/Thursday.
~~~~~~

ROCK Cycle drawing:rockcycle

Tuesday, 11/29 – day 3

SCI: Lithosphere QUIZ Friday.
MA:  Adding and subtracting Integers #3 due today. QUIZ in long blocks, Wednesday/Thursday. STUDY & practice with your HW assignments.
LA:  Finish the Figurative Language worksheet that was started in class.
SS:  Northeast QUIZ in long blocks, Wednesday/Thursday.
~~~~~~

Monday, 11/28 – day 2
LA: Finish paraphrasing second stanza of Rudyard Kipling’s “IF” poem in expedition notebook.
MA:  Adding and subtracting Integers #3 due tomorrow. QUIZ in long blocks, Wednesday/Thursday.
SS:  Northeast U.S. map due tomorrow. QUIZ in long blocks, Wednesday/Thursday. Finish gluing your geographic features next to definitions.
SCI:  Complete any unfinished homework. Lithosphere QUIZ Friday. Due TODAY: Read, and answer questions and quiz for, the Newsela article, “Small quakes beneath Mount St. Helens suggest magma is filling chamber”.
https://newsela.com/articles/sthelens-earthquake/id/17496/
In class today, videos: “Learn About Planet Earth: Plate Tectonics”

and “Plate Tectonics Explained”.

~~~~~~~~

Thursday, Friday – days 4 & 5
LA:  Read all of chapters 12, 13, 14 of BNB.
SCI:  Read, and answer questions and quiz for, the Newsela article, “Small quakes beneath Mount St. Helens suggest magma is filling chamber”. Due next day 2 – the Monday after Thanksgiving.
https://newsela.com/articles/sthelens-earthquake/id/17496/
From CLASS today, you can review this article about the scientific method:
http://www.biology4kids.com/files/studies_scimethod.html
~~~~~~~~

Wednesday, 11/16 – day 3
LA:  Finish Ch. 12 of BNB.
SCI:  Read, and answer questions and quiz for, the Newsela article, “Small quakes beneath Mount St. Helens suggest magma is filling chamber”. Due next day 2 – the Monday after Thanksgiving.
https://newsela.com/articles/sthelens-earthquake/id/17496/
From CLASS today, you can review this article about the scientific method:
http://www.biology4kids.com/files/studies_scimethod.html
~~~~~~~~

Tuesday, 11/15 – day 2
MA: Adding and subtracting Integers #2. Use the rules on side 2!
LA: Select figurative language from ch. 11. Write it; draw it and explain its literal meaning.
SCI:  Read, and answer questions and quiz for, the Newsela article, “Small quakes beneath Mount St. Helens suggest magma is filling chamber”. Due next day 2 – the Monday after Thanksgiving.
https://newsela.com/articles/sthelens-earthquake/id/17496/
From CLASS today, you can review this article about the scientific method:
http://www.biology4kids.com/files/studies_scimethod.html
~~~~~~~~

Monday, 11/14 – day 1
LA:   Finish Figurative Language in Exp. notebook. Finish Ch. 11 of BNB.  R Log due Wednesday.
SCI: Read Newsela article, “Small quakes beneath Mount St. Helens suggest magma is filling chamber”.
https://newsela.com/articles/sthelens-earthquake/id/17496/
~~~~~~~~~~~

Thursday, 11/10 – day 6
LA:  Finish Ch. 11 of BNB.
SCI: Due Monday, Nov .14: Rock Cycle chart and cartoon: rcycleduenov14
Here is the drawing, from class, that should be complete in your Science notebook: rockcycle
~~~~~~~~~~~

Tuesday,Wednesday  11/8 & 11/9 – days 4 & 5
LA: Finish Ch. 10 of BNB. Work on expository writing. R Log due Wednesday. 
SCI: Due next day 1, Monday, Nov .14: Rock Cycle chart and cartoon: rcycleduenov14
Here is the drawing, from class, that should be complete in your Science notebook: rockcycle
~~~~~~~~~~~

Monday, 11/7 – day 3
MA:  Adding and subtracting integers #1.
LA: Finish Ch. 8 of BNB. Write the gist in notebook. R Log due Wednesday. 
SCI: Due next day 1, Monday, Nov .14: Rock Cycle chart and cartoon: rcycleduenov14
Here is the drawing, from class, that should be complete in your Science notebook: rockcycle
~~~~~~~~~~~

Thursday, 11/3 – day 1
LA: Spend 15 minutes on your Rule to Live By. Read! Reading log due every Wednesday.
SCI: Due next day 1, Nov .14: Rock Cycle chart and cartoon: rcycleduenov14
Here is the drawing, from class, that should be complete in your Science notebook: rockcycle
~~~~~~~~~~~

Wednesday, 11/2 – day 6
LA: Spend 15 minutes on your Rule to Live By. Read! Reading log due every Wednesday.
SCI: Due tomorrow:  a) Finish reading and answering questions in the Rocks and Minerals packet: p. 39, q. 1-5; p. 48, q. 1-5; and p 55, q 1-5.
b) Keep reading and studying the Scientific Method handout: scimethod
~~~~~~~~~

Monday/Tuesday – days 4 & 5
LA:  You should be caught up through ch. 8 in BNB. Reading log due Wednesday.
SCI: By Thursday, Nov. 3:  a) Finish reading and answering questions in the Rocks and Minerals packet: p. 39, q. 1-5; p. 48, q. 1-5; and p 55, q 1-5.
b) Keep reading and studying the Scientific Method handout: scimethod
~~~~~~~~~

Friday, 10/28 – day 3
LA:  Finish ch 8 of BNB.
SCI: By next day 1, Nov. 3: 1) Finish reading and answering questions in the Rocks and Minerals packet: p. 39, q. 1-5; p. 48, q. 1-5; and p 55, q 1-5.
2) Keep reading and studying the Scientific Method handout: scimethod
~~~~~~~~~

Thursday, 10/27 – day 2
LA:  Read ch 8 of BNB. ASSESSMENT Friday, on figurative language: “… like a tornado…”; “a bud is flower-to-be… a fist of love…”; “…when one door closes…another opens.”; “how dark the night”. New (blue) Reading Log due next Wednesday.
SS: Assessment Friday: Gist, Claim/Evidence, Text Dependent Questions (TDQs)
SCI: By next day 1, Nov. 3: 1) Finish reading and answering questions in the Rocks and Minerals packet: p. 39, q. 1-5; p. 48, q. 1-5; and p 55, q 1-5.
2) Keep reading and studying the Scientific Method handout: scimethod
~~~~~~~~~

Wednesday, 10/26 – day 1
LA:  Read ch 7 of BNB. ASSESSMENT Friday. New (blue) Reading Log due next Wednesday.
SS: Assessment Friday: Gist, Claim/Evidence, Text Dependent Questions (TDQs)
SCI: 1) Finish reading and answering questions in the Rocks and Minerals packet: p. 39, q. 1-5; p. 48, q. 1-5; and p 55, q 1-5.
2) Keep reading and studying the Scientific Method handout, started after your last quiz on Tuesday: scimethod
~~~~~~~~~

Tuesday, 10/25 – day 6
LA:  Worksheet, ch. 4. Read ch 6 of BNB. Reading Log due tomorrow.
MA:  Exponents worksheet. Show your work.
SS: Assessment is Friday: Gist, Claim/Evidence, Text Dependent Questions (TDQs)
SCI: Metamorphic Rocks – reading and questions due tomorrow.  Here is the Scientific Method reading from class today: scimethod
~~~~~~~~~

WOW! You guys are fabulous! 🙂
We are very proud of you York 6ers in your last fieldwork experience. Way to go – what respectful, persevering and responsible ambassadors you are!
~~~~~~~~~

Friday, Monday 10/21 & 10/24 – days 4 & 5
LA: Read ch 5 of BNB
SCI: Metamorphic Rocks – reading and questions due Wednesday, Oct. 26
Here’s a copy: metamrocks
~~~~~~~

Thursday, 10/20 – day 3
LA:  Read! Reading log due every Wednesday.
SCI: Metamorphic Rocks – reading and questions due day 1, Oct. 26
Here’s a copy: metamrocks
SS:  From the paper in class today, do Q. 3, writing the evidence from paragraph 14, in sentences. Tell your folks what TTQA means!  
“Click” here for a shortened copy:  q3-par-14
~~~~~~

Tuesday, Wednesday 10/18 & 10/19 – days 1 & 2
MA:  It’s PEMDAS! Order of Operations (OoPs) QUIZ Thursday or Friday. Review your 2 completed homework assignments and make sure you understand all the steps, and are showing your work by BOXING each step and re-writing the equations.
LA:  Read Ch. 4 of BNB. Reading log due every Wednesday.
SCI: Metamorphic Rocks – reading and questions due day 1, Oct. 26
Here’s a copy: metamrocks
~~~~~~~

Monday, 10/17 – day 6
MA: Order of Operations #2: Remember to show your work by BOXING each step and re-writing the equations.
LA:  Read! Reading log due every Wednesday.
SCI: IGNEOUS Rock reading and questions due Tuesday.
Here’s a copy: igneous
~~~~~~~~~

Thursday, Friday – 10/13 & 14 – days 4 & 5
MA: Order of Operations: Parentheses, due today or tomorrow in long blocks. Remember to show your work by BOXING each step and re-writing the equations.
For 1a, 2a, 3a, and 4a you will be adding, or possibly changing, the parentheses to make the answer given be true. So re-write the equations first.
LA:  Read Chapter 3 of BNB by Monday. Reading log due every Wednesday.
SCI: IGNEOUS Rock reading and questions due Tuesday, Oct. 18.
Here’s a copy: igneous
~~~~~~~~~

Wednesday, 10/12 – day 3
MA:  Order of Operations: Parentheses, due next class. Remember to show your work by BOXING each step and re-writing the equations.
For 1a, 2a, 3a, and 4a you will be adding, or possibly changing, the parentheses to make the answer given be true. So re-write the equations first.
LA:  Finish reading ch 2 of Bud, Not Buddy (BNB).  Reading log due every Wednesday.
SCI: IGNEOUS Rock reading and questions due Oct. 18.
Here’s a copy: igneous
~~~~~~~~~

Tuesday, 10/11 – day 2
LA:  Who’s Bud? worksheet.  Read!  Reading log due every Wednesday.
SCI: IGNEOUS Rock reading and questions due Oct. 18.
Here’s a copy: igneous
~~~~~~~~~

Thursday, 10/6 – day 1
LA:  Read!  Reading log due every Wednesday.
SCI: IGNEOUS Rock reading and questions due Oct. 18.
Here’s a copy: igneous
~~~~~~~~~

Wednesday, 10/5 – day 6
LA:  Read!  Reading log due every Wednesday.
SCI: Sedimentary Rock reading and questions due Thursday.
Here’s a copy:  sedimentary
~~~~~~~~

Monday/Tuesday, 10/3 & 10/4 – days 4 & 5
SS:  Read and note the “gist” of paragraphs 7 & 8 about Steve Jobs.
LA:  Edit, and add 3 transition words to, your narrative. Read!  Reading log due every Wednesday.
SCI: Sedimentary Rock reading and questions due Thursday.
Here’s a copy:  sedimentary
Caught up on all 27-or-so screens of Earth Inside Out?
http://www.kidsgeo.com/geology-for-kids/0037-the-earth-earth-inside-out.php
~~~~~~~~

Friday, 9/30 – day 3
LA:  Get feedback for your story. Read!  Reading log due every Wednesday.
SCI: Sedimentary Rock reading and questions due day 1, next Thursday.
Here’s a copy:  sedimentary
Caught up on all 27-or-so screens of Earth Inside Out?
http://www.kidsgeo.com/geology-for-kids/0037-the-earth-earth-inside-out.php
~~~~~~~~

Thursday, 9/29 – day 2
LA:  Nouns worksheet. Read!  Reading log due every Wednesday.
SCI: Sedimentary Rock reading and questions due day 1, next Thursday.
Here’s a copy:  sedimentary
Caught up on all 27-or-so screens of Earth Inside Out?
http://www.kidsgeo.com/geology-for-kids/0037-the-earth-earth-inside-out.php
~~~~~~~~

Wednesday, 9/28 – day 1
LA:  Read!  Reading log due every Wednesday.
SCI: Sedimentary Rock reading and questions due day 1, next Thursday. Here’s a copy:
sedimentary
Caught up on all 27-or-so screens of Earth Inside Out?
http://www.kidsgeo.com/geology-for-kids/0037-the-earth-earth-inside-out.php
~~~~~~~~

Monday, Tuesday 9/26 & 27 – days 5 & 6
LA:  Read!  Reading log due every Wednesday.
SS:  Assessment this week: “Dear Mrs. Roosevelt…”
SCI:  Read and answer questions to Uses of Rocks and Minerals. Due 9/28. See Wednesday, 9/21 below, for a copy. Ongoing: keep reading the full article, on Geo for Kids – Earth Inside Out.
http://www.kidsgeo.com/geology-for-kids/0037-the-earth-earth-inside-out.php
~~~~~~~~

Friday, 9/23 – day 4
LA:  Read!  Reading log due every Wednesday.
SCI:  Read and answer questions to Uses of Rocks and Minerals. Due 9/28. See Wednesday, 9/21 below, for a copy. Ongoing: keep reading the full article, on Geo for Kids – Earth Inside Out.
http://www.kidsgeo.com/geology-for-kids/0037-the-earth-earth-inside-out.php
~~~~~~~~

Thursday, 9/22 – day 3
LA:  Nouns worksheet. Read!  Reading log due every Wednesday.
SCI:  Read and answer questions to Uses of Rocks and Minerals. Due 9/28. See Wednesday, below, for a copy. Ongoing: keep reading the full article, on Geo for Kids – Earth Inside Out.
http://www.kidsgeo.com/geology-for-kids/0037-the-earth-earth-inside-out.php
~~~~~~~~

Wednesday, 9/21 – day 2
LA:  Singular & Plural nouns. Read! Reading log due Wednesday, 9/28.
SCI:  Read and answer questions to Uses of Rocks and Minerals. Due 9/28. Here’s a copy:
uses-of-rocksminerals
~~~~~~

Tuesday, 9/20 – day 1
LA:  ABC Nouns. Read! Reading log due Wednesday, 9/21.
SCI:  Read and answer questions to Uses of Rocks and Minerals. 
~~~~~~

Monday, 9/19 – day 6
LA:  Read! Reading log due Wednesday, 9/21.
SCI:  Study your completed flashcards, and the first Rocks assignment, everyday. QUIZ Tuesday.  QUIZLET to study with:
https://quizlet.com/76063879/lithosphere-vocabulary-flash-cards/
~~~~~~

Thursday/Friday, 9/15 & 9/16 – days 4 & 5
LA:  Read! Reading log due Wednesday, 9/21.
SCI:  Study your completed flashcards, and the first Rocks assignment, everyday. QUIZ Tuesday.  QUIZLET to study with:
https://quizlet.com/76063879/lithosphere-vocabulary-flash-cards/
~~~~~~

Wednesday, 9/14 – day 3
LA:  Work for 10 minutes on the LEAD of your narrative. New reading log due Wednesday, 9/21.
SCI:  Study your completed flashcards, and the first Rocks assignment, everyday. QUIZ Tuesday.  QUIZLET to study with:
https://quizlet.com/76063879/lithosphere-vocabulary-flash-cards/
VIDEO in class today:
http://www.kidsgeo.com/geology-for-kids/0037-the-earth-earth-inside-out.php

~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Tuesday, 9/13 – day 2
LA: Select a narrative to finish. Reading log due Wednesday.
SCI:  Study your completed flashcards, and the first Rocks assignment everyday. QUIZ Tuesday.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Monday, 9/12 – day 1
LA:  Spend 20 minutes writing about your writers’ workshop event or moment, using your lists. Reading log due Wednesday.
SCI:  Make and use flashcards for rock vocabulary. Due 9/20, when you’ll have a QUIZ. Here is a copy of the words: rocksvocab
First Rocks assignment due today, but keep studying it for same QUIZ .