Lesson Plans 4/8-4/12

4/8-4/12 8.6 Force, Motion, Energy M- Catchup day for TEKs 10 & 11 – Journals, tests, and assignments. Journal check T- 8th Math STAAR (Return to class 6th-8th) W- 8th Reading STAAR (Return to class 6th-8th) TH- Obj: Explain Inertia and the concept of force pairs.Journal Page 21, Journal Page 22 Vector Video, Journal Page […]

Lesson Plans 4/1-4/5

4/1-4/5 8.10 Earth and Space, Climatic interactions exist among Earth, Ocean, and Weather Systems M- Obj: Describe the role of convection in creating the Earth’s prevailing winds. Journal Page 58 Convection, Convection Observation Lab, Circulation of Atmospheric Cells video T- Obj: Briefly describe the 3 major atmospheric convection cells in each hemisphere (Northern and Southern). […]

Teacher Change

Parents, Sandra Mitchell, a retired teacher, will be a long term substitute in this class until April 10. Coach Billy Brown will then teach this class from April 11 until STAAR testing. Please be assured that your child will continue to receive an excellent education by 2 highly qualified teachers. Lesson plans will continue to […]

Lesson Plans March 25-29

M- Obj: Contrast biotic and abiotic resources. Journal Page 54 Grassland Food Web; Biotic/Abiotic Resources, Autotrophs, Heterotrophs, and Decomposers Video, Journal Page 55 Adaptations T- J-Line Dance Crew (No 3rd) Obj: List the resources humanity gains from the world- oceans. Adaptations Video, Adaptations Video, Adaptations Video, Journal Check Review for TEK 11 Test W- Obj: […]

Lesson Plans 3/4-3/8

3-4 PROJECT SOLAR SYSTEM: students will produce a map of the solar system and list the conditions of each object in our solar system. 3-5 PR0JECT SOLAR SYSTEM: students will finish their solar system map. 3-6 Electromagnetic Spectrum: students will label a diagram of the electromagnetic spectrum and discuss each form of wave. 3-7 TEK […]

Lesson Plans 2/25-3/1

2-25 2nd period: Levels of the Universe, 4-6th periods: H-R Diagram- Students will begin to use the H-R diagram to classify star types. 2-26 2nd period: Nebular theory, 4-6th periods: H-R Diagram- Students will describe the evolution of stars from one type to another. 2-27 2nd period: H-R Diagram, 4-6th periods: Early Release 2-28 Solar […]

Lesson Plans Feb 18-22

2/18 Holiday 2/19 Features of the moon-Students will list the geological features of the moon and describe them. Review earth, moon movements for the test. 2/20 TEST -EARTH-MOON RELATIONSHIP-Students will demonstrate their knowledge of the earth-moon system. 2/21 THE UNIVERSE-Levels of organization- Students will list the levels of organization of the universe and explore the approximate […]

Lesson Plans Feb 4-8

8th Grade students will attend CTE day at the High School on Monday. Lesson plans may need to be rearranged if needed. 2/4 Weathering, erosion, deposition- Students will define these terms, and how they change topography. 2/5 Weathering, erosion, deposition- Students will describe the topographic features created by these processes. 2/6 Test topographic maps 2/7 […]

Lesson Plans 1/28-2/1

1/28 Topographic map- Students will define a contour line, contour interval, and hachure marks. Use this information to identify land features. 1/29 Topographic map interpretation -Students use a topographic map to identify hills, mountains, depressions, streams,ect. 1/30 Construct a topographic map- students will construct a topographic map in lab. 1/31 WEATHERING, EROSION, DEPOSITION- students will […]

Lesson Plans Week of 12-3-18

Monday 12/3/18 Journal Page 65 Journal Page 64 Tuesday 12/4/18 2018 15 8.5B Quiz: States of Matter Graph and Math States of Matter Lab Fundamental Forces in the Universe Reasarch Assignment Wednesday 12/5/18 2018 28 8.5E Warm-up: Critical thinking question: contrast weight and mass Fundamental Forces in the Universe Reasarch Assignment Thursday 12/6/18 UIL District […]