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Lesson Plans for 4-23-18 to 4-27-18
Due Date: 4/19/2018
Subject: Science

Lesson Plans for April 23, 2018 to April 27, 2018

 

                                                                    8th Grade

SOL Covered:  PS 9

 

Monday- April 23, 2018

Read and discuss 16-2 “The Electromagnetic Spectrum” pp. 544-551.

Discuss electromagnetic waves.

Study guide give for Quiz on FRiday, 4-27-18.

 

Tuesday- April 24, 2018

Discuss the spectrum from radio waves to gamma rays.

Discuss how the spectrum changes as you go up by wavelength and frequency.

 

Wednesday- April 25, 2018

Discuss the visible spectrum.

RR sheet, p. 551D



Thursday- April 26, 2018

Review the spectrum for quiz on Friday.

Lesson Quiz, p. 551F

 

Friday- April 27, 2018

Quiz is given.

Begin discussion of magnets.

 

                                                                           6th Grade

SOL Covered: 6.6e and 6.6f

 

Monday- April 23, 2018

9-9 “Predicting the Weather” pp. 332-337.

Discuss isobars and isotherms.

Study guide given for quiz on Friday, April 27, 2018.



Tuesday- April 24, 2018

Discuss predicting the weather and symbols used on a weather map and what they mean.

Look at a weather map and learn how to read it to predict weather.



Wednesday- April 25, 2018

Review weather maps.

RR Sheet for 9.6, p. 337D,



Thursday- April 26, 2018

Review for quiz on Friday.

Lesson Quiz on 9-6, p. 337F



Friday- April 27, 2018

Quiz on predicting the weather.

Begin study of space.



Lesson Plans for the Week of 4-16-18 to 4-20-18
Due Date: 4/13/2018
Subject: Science

Lesson Plans for Week of 4-16-18 to 4-20-18

 

8th Grade Plans

Monday- April 16, 2018

14-2 “Properties of Waves” pp. 482-487.

Discuss amplitude, wavelength, frequency, and speed.

Give out study guide.

 

 

Tuesday- April 17, 2018

Review amplitude, wavelength, frequency, and speed.

Discuss how frequency, wavelength and speed are related.

Speed=wavelength X frequency.

 

 

Wednesday- April 17, 2018

Review relationship of speed and frequency and wavelength. Frequency=     Speed___

                                                                                                                                     Wavelength

RR Sheet for 14-2

 

 

Thursday- April 19, 2018

Review for quiz

Lesson Quiz for 14-2

 

 

Friday- April 20, 2018

Quiz on waves.

Begin 14-3, “Wave Interaction” p.p. 488-492.

Discuss reflection, diffraction and interference.

 

 

6th Grade Plans

Monday- April 16, 2018

9-4 “Air Masses” pp. 314-321.

Read and discuss the major air masses, pp. 315-316.

Discuss how air masses move.

Give out study guide.

 

 

Tuesday- April 17, 2018

Discuss the main types of fronts, pp. 318-319.

Discuss cyclones and anticyclones, pp. 320-321.

 

 

Wednesday- April 18, 2018

Review air masses and fronts.

Do RR Sheet for 9-4, p. 321E.

 

 

Thursday- April 19, 2018

Review for quiz.

Do Lesson Quiz for 9-4, p. 321G.

 

 

Friday- April 20, 2018

Quiz on air masses and fronts.

 

 

 



Assignments for April 2, 2018 to April 6, 2018
Due Date: 3/29/2018
Subject: Science

8th Grade

Monday-April 2, 2018

Short quiz on Temperature Conversion

Discussion of heat transfer

Study guide for quiz is handed out

 

Tuesday-April 3, 2018

We will read together 13-2 pp. 458-461.

We will discuss convection, conduction, and radiation.

We will do a short worksheet on heat transfer.

 

Wednesday-April 4, 2018

We will finish 13-2 “Transfer of Heat” pp. 458-461.

We will watch a short video on heat transfer.

We will do a worksheet on heat transfer.

 

Thursday-April 5, 2018

Quiz on heat transfer.

We will read 13-3 “Thermal Properties” pp. 462-465.

 

Friday- April 6, 2018

 

Continue with discussion of thermal properties, pp. 462-465.

Worksheet on thermal expansion.

 

 

6th Grade

Monday-April 2, 2018

8-3 “Layers of the Atmosphere” pp. 266-271.

We will discuss layers of the Earth’s atmosphere

 

Tuesday-April 3, 2018

8-3 “Layers of the Atmosphere” pp. 266-271

We will discuss each layer of the atmosphere in detail.

 

Wednesday-April 4, 2018

Review of atmosphere’s layers

Worksheet on layers.

 

Thursday-April 5, 2018

Quiz on Earth’s atmosphere layers

Begin discussion of Energy in the Earth’s Atmosphere” pp. 272-277.

 

Friday- April 6, 2018

Discussion of energy in the Earth’s Atmosphere” pp. 272-277.

 

 



Assignments for Week of 3-26-18 to 3-30-18
Due Date: 3/25/2018
Subject: Science

8th Grade

SOL Covered: PS 6

 

Assignments for the Week:   

 

Monday- March 26, 2018  

Temperature Conversions

Discuss Conduction, Convection, Radiation

 

 

Tuesday- March 27, 2018

Temperature Conversions

Conduction, Convection, Radiation

 

 

Wednesday- March 28, 2018

Temperature Conversions

Conduction, Convection, Radiation

 

 

Thursday- March 29, 2018

Quiz is scheduled

 

 

Friday- March 30, 2018 

No School, Easter Break!

 

6th GRADE

 

 

Assignments for the Week:                                03-26-18 to 03-30-18

 

   SOL Covered: 6-3

 

 

 

Monday- March 26, 2018

Discuss air and weather

 

Tuesday- March 27, 2018

Discuss air and do RR sheet

 

 

Wednesday- March 28, 2018

Discuss air pressure and a barometer

 

Thursday- March 29, 2018

Quiz is given

 

Friday- March 30, 2018   

No School—Easter Break!



Assignments for 8th and 6th Grades Science
Due Date: 3/12/2018
Subject: Science

8th Grade

SOL Covered: PS 2b and PS 6b

 

Assignments for the Week:   

 

Monday- March 12, 2018  

No School—Snow Day

 

Tuesday- March 13, 2018

Review “Acids and Bases” for a quiz, 8-3 and 8-4, pp. 300-311...

Quiz will be Wednesday.

 

Wednesday- March 14, 2018

Bell Work

Quiz on Acids and Bases.

Discuss the products of neutralization.

 

 

Thursday- March 15, 2018

Bell Work

Do VA SOL Test Prep p. 315.

Begin discussion of “Thermal Energy and Heat.” 13-1 pp. 454-457.

 

Friday- March 16, 2018 

Continue with 13-1 “Thermal Energy and Heat” pp. 454-457.

Discuss temperature and thermal energy.

Start conversion of temperatures from Celsius to Fahrenheit to Kelvin.

 

 

 

6th Grade

 

 

Assignments for the Week:                                02-26-18 to 03-02-18

 

   SOL Covered: 6-3

 

 

 

Monday- March 12, 2018 

No School, Snow Day

Tuesday- March 13, 2018

Bell Work

Discuss “Wave Action” pp. 228-235.

Study guide for quiz is given.

 

 

Wednesday- March 14, 2018

Bell Work

Watch a video on waves.

Discuss the parts of a wave and the types of waves.

 

 

Thursday- March 15, 2018

Bell Work

Review for quiz on waves.

Do RR Sheet on Waves, p. 235d.

 

 

Friday- March 16, 2018   

Bell Work

Quiz

Begin 7-3 “Currents and Climate” pp. 236-241.



Assignments for 2-26-18 to 3-2-18
Due Date: 2/25/2018
Subject: Science

8th Grade

SOL Covered: PS 4c and 5b

 

Assignments for the Week:   

 

Monday- February 26, 2018  

Bell Work

Lesson Quiz for 7-1, p. 269G and sheet of balancing chemical equations on back.

Review for quiz on Tuesday.

 

 

Tuesday- February 27, 2018

Bell Work

Quiz on balancing equations.

 

 

Wednesday- February 28, 2018

Bell Work

Read and Discuss 7-3 “Controlling Chemical Reactions” pp. 270-275.

Discuss activation energy and affecting the rate of a chemical reaction.

 

 

Thursday- March 1, 2018

Bell Work

Continue with 7-3 “Controlling Chemical Reactions” pp. 270-275.

Do RR Sheet for 7-3, p. 275.D

 

Friday- March 2, 2018 

Bell Work Continue with 7-3 “Controlling Chemical Reactions” pp. 270-275. Continue with 7-3 Do lesson quiz for “Controlling Chemical Reactions” p. 275F.

 

 

 

 

6th Grade

 

 

 

Assignments for the Week:                                02-26-18 to 03-02-18

 

   SOL Covered: 6-4 and 6-5

 

Monday- February 26, 2018 

Bell Work

Study guide for quiz on Thursday, March 1st is handed out.

Read and discuss 7-1 “Exploring the Oceans”  pp. 222-227.

We will do RR sheet for the section.

 

 

Tuesday- February 27, 2018

Bell Work

Review and finish discussion of the ocean.

Do Lesson Quiz for 7-1.

 

 

 

Wednesday- February 28, 2018

Bell Work

Watch a video on the ocean and its zones.

Review for quiz.

 

 

Thursday- March 1, 2018

Bell Work

Quiz on “Exploring the Ocean” pp. 222-227.

 

 

Friday- March 2, 2018   

Bell Work

Begin discussion of “Wave Action” pp. 228-235.



Assignments for 2-19 to 2-23-18
Due Date: 2/16/2018
Subject: Science

Assignments for 8th grade

Monday, Feb. 19, 2018

Read and discuss Chemical reactions and do rr sheet.

Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018

Discuss a chemical equation and the types.

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018

Begin balancing chemical equations.

Thursday, Feb 22, 2018

Quiz is scheduled

Friday, Feb 23, 2018

Begin discussion of controlling chemical equations.

 

6th grade

Monday, Feb. 19, 2018

Do rr and lesson quiz for sections

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Discuss swamps, marshes, bogs.

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018

Finish discussion of swamps, marshes, and bogs

Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018

Quia is scheduled.

Friday, Feb. 23, 2018

Begin discussion of oceans



Assignments 2-5-18 to 2-9-18
Due Date: 1/28/2018
Subject: Science

Assignments for 8th Grade Science for Week of Feb. 5, 2018 to Feb. 9, 2018

SOLCovered: PS 4c

Monday, February 5, 2018

No School

Snow Day

 

Tuesday- February 6, 2018  2 hour Delay

 

Bell Work

Quiz on Ionic Bonding 6.2 pp. 218-225

After Quiz, begin discussion of covalent bonding

6-3 pp. 226-233

Hand out study guide for quiz on Monday, February 12, 2018

 

 

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Bell Work

Discuss double /triple bonds, p. 228.

Discuss properties of molecular compounds

Tear out p. 230 in book and do--VA SOL Test Prep

 

 

 

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Bell Work

Read and discuss nonpolar and polar bonds, pp. 231-232

Do RR Sheet for 6:3, p. 233E

 

 

Friday, February 9, 2018

Bell Work

Do Enrich Sheet, p. 233 F

Do Lesson Quiz sheet, p. 233G

 

 

Assignments for 6th Grade Science for Week of Feb. 5, 2018 to Feb. 9, 2018

SOL Covered: 6.4

Monday- February 5, 2018

No School--Snow Day

 

 

Tuesday- January 30, 2018

 Bell Work

Quiz on Water

Begin discussion of Surface Water, 6-2, pp. 190-191

 

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Bell Work

Discuss a watershed and rivers.

 

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Bell Work

Discuss watersheds in VA

RR Sheet on this section done.

 

 

Friday, February 2, 2018

Bell Work

Continue discussion of  watersheds

Do Lesson Quiz



Assignments for Week of 1-22-18 to 1-26-18
Due Date: 1/14/2018
Subject: Science

8th Grade

SOL Covered: PS 4c and 5b

 

Assignments for the Week:   

 

Monday- January 22, 2018  

Bell Work

Benchmark Remediation

 

 

Tuesday- January 23, 2018

Bell Work

Benchmark Remediation

 

 

Wednesday- January 24, 2018

Bell Work

Read and Discuss 6-2 “Ionic Bonds” pp. 218-225.

Discuss how ions form, common ions, and ionic bonds.

 

 

Thursday- January 25, 2018

Bell Work

Continue with 6-2 “ionic Bonds” pp. 218-225.

Discuss how an ionic compound’s formula is written and how they are named.

Discuss the properties of an ionic compound: crystals, melting point, and electrical conductivity.

 

 

Friday- January 26, 2018 

Bell Work

Ionic Bonds review

Short quiz on ionic bonds

 

 

 

6th Grade

 

 

 

Assignments for the Week:                                01-22-18 to 01-22-18

 

   SOL Covered: 6-3b

 

Monday- January 22, 2018 

Bell Work

Benchmark Remediation

 

 

 

Tuesday- January 23, 2018

Bell Work

Benchmark Remediation

 

 

 

Wednesday- January 24, 2018

Bell Work

Read and discuss 5:3 “Convection and the Mantle” pp. 170-173.

Discuss the 3 types of heat transfer:  radiation, conduction, convection.

 

 

 

Thursday- January 25, 2018

Bell Work

Review and finish discussion on 5:3 “Convection and the Mantle” pp. 170-173.

Do RR Sheet, p. 173D, on “Convection and the Mantle” pp. 170-173.

 

 

 

Friday- January 26, 2018   

Bell Work

Do Lesson Quiz, p.  173F, on “Convection and the Mantle” pp. 170-173.

 



Assignments for 1-8-17 to 1-12-17
Due Date: 1/6/2018
Subject: Science

Lesson Plans/Assignments for Week of 01-08-18 to 01-12-18

8th Grade

SOL Covered: PS 4c

 

Assignments for the Week:   

 

Monday- January 8, 2018  

Bell Work

Review for Benchmark

 

Tuesday- January 9, 2018

Bell Work

Benchmark Testing

 

Wednesday- January 10, 2018

Bell Work

Finish Benchmark Testing

 

Thursday- January 11, 2018

Bell Work

Read and Discuss 6-2 “Ionic Bonds” pp. 218-225.

Discuss how ions form, common ions, and ionic bonds.

 

Friday- January 12, 2018 

Bell Work

Continue with 6-2 “ionic Bonds” pp. 218-225.

Discuss how an ionic compound’s formula is written and how they are names.

Discuss the properties of an ionic compound: crystals, melting point, and electrical conductivity.

 

 

 

6th Grade

 

 

Assignments for the Week:                                01-08-18 to 01-12-18

 

   SOL Covered: 6-4

 

Monday- January 8, 2018 

Bell Work

Finish Benchmark Testing

 

Tuesday- January 9, 2018

Bell Work

All Benchmark Testing should be completed by the end of today in 6th grade.

 

 

Wednesday- January 10, 2018

Bell Work

Read and discuss 5:2 “Earth’s Interior” pp. 162-169.

Discuss the crust, mantle, and core

 

 

Thursday- January 11, 2018

Bell Work

Review and finish 5:2 “The Earth’s Interior” pp. 162-168.

Do RR Sheet, p. 169D, on “The Earth’s Interior” pp. 162-168.

 

 

Friday- January 12, 2018   

Bell Work

Do Lesson Quiz, p. 169F, on “The Earth’s Interior” pp. 162-168.

 



Assignments for 1-1-18 to 1-5-18
Due Date: 12/31/2017
Subject: Science

 

Eighth Grade

Assignments for the Week:     SOL Covered: PS 4

Monday- January 1, 2018  

No School—Christmas Break!

 

Tuesday- January 2, 2018

No School for students—Teacher Workday

Wednesday- January 3, 2018

Bell Work

Review for Benchmark

 

Thursday- January 4, 2018

Bell Work

Benchmark Testing

Friday- January 5, 2018 

Bell Work

Benchmark Testing

 

Sixth Grade

 

Assignments for the Week:                                01-01-18 to 01-05-18

 

   SOL Covered: 6-4

Monday- January 1, 2018 

No school—Christmas Break!

 

Tuesday- January 2, 2018

No School for Students

Teacher Workday

Wednesday- January 3, 2018

Bell Work

Finish Benchmark Testing

Thursday- January 4, 2018

Bell Work

Read and discuss 5:2 “Earth’s Interior” pp. 162-169.

Discuss the crust, mantle, and core

 

Friday- January 5, 2018   

Bell Work

Lesson Quiz/RR Sheet on the earth’s interior

 



Assignments for 12-18-17 to 12-22-17
Due Date: 12/17/2017
Subject: Science

Assignments for the Week:     SOL Covered: PS 4

 

Monday- December 18, 2017  

Bell Work

Continue discussion of Chapter 6-1 “Atoms, Bonding, and the Periodic Table” PP.

Practice drawing a few more atoms.

 

Tuesday- December 19, 2017

Bell Work

Electron Dot Diagrams

 

Wednesday- December 20, 2017

Bell Work

Discuss how each group on the periodic table reacts to bonding and why.  Pp. 214-217

Lesson Quiz for 6-1.

 

Thursday- December 21, 2017

Bell Work

Discuss “Ionic Bonds” pp. 218-225.

 

 

Friday- December 22, 2017 

NO SCHOOL!!  Christmas Break begins!!  See you January 3, 2018!

 

6th Grade

 

 

Assignments for the Week:                                12-18-17 to 12-22-17

 

   SOL Covered: 6-4

 

 

Monday- December 18, 2017 

Bell Work

Read and discuss 5:2 “Earth’s Interior” pp. 162-169.

Discuss the crust, mantle, and core

 

Tuesday- December 19, 2017

Bell Work

Review the crust, mantle, and core.

 

Wednesday- December 20, 2017

Bell Work

Lesson Quiz/RR Sheet on the earth’s interior

 

Thursday- December 21, 2017

No Class—wrestling match is scheduled.

 

Friday- December 22, 2017   

NO SCHOOL!!  Christmas Break begins!!  See you January 3, 2018!

 



8th Grade Assignments 12-04 to 12-08-17
Due Date: 12/4/2017
Subject: Science

Lesson Plans/Assignments for Week of 12-04-17 to 12-08-17

8nth Grade

Quiz is scheduled for Friday- December 08, 2017!!!

Assignments for the Week:     SOL Covered: PS 2 and 4

 

Monday- December 04, 2017  

Bell Work

Begin discussion of Chapter 5-1 Introduction of the Atom

Study guide is given for a quiz on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017.

Discuss how the atom was discovered.

 

 

Tuesday- December 05, 2017

Bell Work

Continue on discovery of the atom

 

 

Wednesday- December 06, 2017

Bell Work

Review discovery of the atom

RR/Lesson Quiz sheet

 

 

Thursday- December 07, 2017

Bell Work

Discuss modern atom model and differences to Bohr’s model.

 

 

Friday- December 08, 2017  

Bell Work

7nth grade skills review

 

6nth Grade

 

 

Assignments for the Week:                                12-04-17 to 12-08-17

 

   SOL Covered: 6-4

 

Quiz is scheduled for Friday, December 08, 2017.

 

 

Monday- December 04, 2017 

Bell Work

Study guide is handed out for quiz on Thursday.

Read and discuss 4:1“Atoms, Elements, Compounds” pp. 128-131.

Tear out and do “VA SOL Test Prep” p. 121.

 

 

Tuesday- December 05, 2017

Bell Work

Discuss the difference in a mixture and a compound

 

 

Wednesday- December 06, 2017

Bell Work

Review 4:1“Atoms, Elements, Compounds” pp. 128-131.

RR Sheet/Lesson Quiz p. 131D on 4-1 is assigned.

 

 

Thursday- December 07, 2017

Bell Work

Discuss a chemical reaction using chemical symbols

 

 

Friday- December 08 , 2017   

Bell Work

Quiz is given

 

 



Assignments for 11-27-17 to 12-01-17
Due Date: 11/26/2017
Subject: Science

Lesson Plans/Assignments for Week of 11-27-17 to 12-01-17

8nth Grade

Quiz is scheduled for Thursday- November 30, 2017!!!

Assignments for the Week:     SOL Covered: PS 2 and 4

 

Monday- November 27, 2017  

Bell Work

Begin discussion of Chapter 5-1 Introduction of there Atom

Study guide is given for a quiz on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017.

Discuss how the atom was discovered.

 

 

Tuesday- November 28, 2017

Bell Work

Continue on discovery of the atom

 

Wednesday- November 29, 2017

Bell Work

Review discovery of the atom

RR/Lesson Quiz sheet

 

Thursday- November 30, 2017

Bell Work

Quiz is given

 

Friday- December 1, 2017  

Bell Work

7nth grade skills review

 

6nth Grade

 

Assignments for the Week:                                11-27-17 to 12-01-17

 

   SOL Covered: 6-4

 

Quiz is scheduled for Thursday, November 30, 2017.

 

 

Monday- November 27, 2017 

Bell Work

Study guide is handed out for quiz on Thursday.

Read and discuss 4:1“Atoms, Elements, Compounds” pp. 128-131.

Tear out and do “VA SOL Test Prep” p. 121.

 

Tuesday- November 28, 2017

No School

Election Day!

 

 

Wednesday- November 29, 2017

Bell Work

Review 4:1“Atoms, Elements, Compounds” pp. 128-131.

RR Sheet/Lesson Quiz p. 131D on 4-1 is assigned.

 

 

Thursday- November 30, 2017

Bell Work

Quiz is scheduled

 

 

Friday- December 1, 2017   

Bell Work

 

 

 

 



Assignments for 11-20, 2017 and 11-21-2017
Due Date: 11/20/2017
Subject: Science

8th Grade

 

Assignments for the Week:                               11-20-17 to 11-21-17

 

   SOL Covered: 6-4

 

Thanksgiving Break is this week! No School—Wednesday, Thursday, Friday!

 

No Quiz this week!

 

Monday- November 20, 2017

Bell Work

No Quiz this week!

Reports on Elements are due today!

 

 

 

Tuesday- November 21, 2017

Bell Work

Begin discussion of the discovery of the atom. Discuss Democritus and John Dalton.

 

 

 

 

Wednesday- November 22, 2017

No School!

 

 

 

 

Thursday- November 23, 2017

No School!

 

 

 

 

Friday- November 24, 2017  

No School!

 

6th Grade

 

Assignments for the Week:                                11-20-17 to 11-21-17

 

   SOL Covered: 6-4

 

Thanksgiving Break is this week! No School—Wednesday, Thursday, Friday!

 

No Quiz this week!

 

Monday- November 20, 2017

Bell Work

No Quiz this week!

Do VA SOL Test Prep—p. 121

Draw an atom. Make sure you know where the neutrons, protons, and electrons go.

 

 

Tuesday- November 21, 2017

Bell Work

Discuss the difference in a chemical reaction (compound) and a mixture.

 

 

 

Thursday- November 23, 2017

No School!

 

 

 

 

Friday- November 24, 2017  

No School!

 

 

 



Assignments for Week of 11-13-17 to 11-17-17
Due Date: 11/11/2017
Subject: Science

Assignments for 8th Grade Science 11-13-17 to 11-17-17

 

VA SOL’s for Week: PS 2 and 4

 

Quiz this week is scheduled for Thursday, November 16, 2017.

 

Riverview’s Science Fair is scheduled for Tuesday, November 21, 2017.

 

Early Dismissal is scheduled for Monday, November 13, 2017.

 

This Week’s Assignments:

 

Monday—November 13, 2017     Early Dismissal—12:00 P. M.

Bell Work

Read and discuss 5:4 “Nonmetals and Metalloids” pp. 184-193.

Study guide for quiz on Thursday, November 16, 2017 is handed out.

 

 

Tuesday—November 14, 2017

Bell Work

Review and discuss nonmetals and metalloids.

RR Sheet for section is done.

 

 

Wednesday—November 15, 2017

Bell Work

Review nonmetals and metalloids.

Lesson Quiz for section is given.

 

 

Thursday—November 16, 2017

Bell Work

Quiz is scheduled.

 

 

Friday—November 17, 2017

Bell Work

Begin discussion of “Radioactive Elements” pp. 194-201.

 

6th Grade

VA SOL’s for Week: 6.4

 

Quiz this week is scheduled for Thursday, November 17, 2017.

 

Riverview’s Science Fair is scheduled for Tuesday, November 21, 2017.

 

Early Dismissal is scheduled for Monday, November 13, 2017.

 

This Week’s Assignments:

 

Monday—November 13, 2017     Early Dismissal—12:00 P. M.

No Class

Early Dismissal

 

 

Tuesday—November 14, 2017

Bell Work

Review parts of an atom and draw.

 

 

Wednesday—November 15, 2017

Bell Work

Discuss how electrons in the outer level are used when a compound is formed.

 

 

Thursday—November 16, 2017

Bell Work

Begin discussion of 4:2 “Chemical Reactions” pp. 132-139

 

 

Friday—November 17, 2017

Bell Work

Continue discussion of chemical reactions.

 



Assignments for Week of 11-6-17 to 11-10-17
Due Date: 11/5/2017
Subject: Science

8th Grade

***No school on Tuesday, November 7th.  It is Election Day.***

Quiz is scheduled for Friday- November 10, 2017!!!

Assignments for the Week:     SOL Covered: PS 2 and 4

 

Monday- November 6, 2017  

Bell Work

Begin discussion of Chapter 5-3 “Metals” pp. 177-183.

Study guide is given for a quiz on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017.

Discuss how to identify metals and what the characteristics of metals are.

 

 

Tuesday- November 7, 2017

No School—Election Day!

 

 

Wednesday- November 25, 2017

Bell Work

Review characteristics of metals

Finish discussion of metals.

 

 

Thursday- November 26, 2017

Bell Work

Do RR Sheet /Lesson Quiz for 5-3.

Review for quiz.

 

 

Friday- November 27, 2017  

Bell Work

Quiz is given.

 

6th Grade

 

Assignments for the Week:                                11-6-17 to 11-10-17

 

   SOL Covered: 6-4

 

Quiz is scheduled for Friday, November 10, 2017.

 

No School on Tuesday, November 7th.      It is Election Day.

 

Monday- November 6, 2017 

Bell Work

Study guide is handed out for quiz on Friday.

Read and discuss 4:1“Atoms, Elements, Compounds” pp. 128-131.

Tear out and do “VA SOL Test Prep” p. 121.

 

Tuesday- November 7, 2017

No School

Election Day!

 

 

Wednesday- November 8, 2017

Bell Work

Review 4:1“Atoms, Elements, Compounds” pp. 128-131.

RR Sheet/Lesson Quiz p. 131D on 4-1 is assigned.

 

 

Thursday- November 9, 2017

Bell Work

Review for quiz tomorrow

Lesson Quiz for classwork, p. 131F

 

Friday- November 10, 2017   

Bell Work

Quiz is scheduled.

 

 

 



Assignments for Week of 10-30-17 to 11-03-17
Due Date: 10/29/2017
Subject: Science

Lesson Plans/Assignments for Week of 10-30-17 to 11-03-17

8th Grade

Quiz is scheduled for Thursday- November 2, 2017!!!

Assignments for the Week:     SOL Covered: PS 2 and 4

 

 

Monday- October 30, 2017   

Bell Work

Begin discussion of Chapter 5-2 “Organizing the Elements” pp. 168-175.

Study guide is given for a quiz on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017.

We will discuss the organization of the Periodic Table.

 

Tuesday- October 31, 2017

Bell Work

Discuss information found on the Periodic Table, pp. 170-171.

Students should be learning the chemical symbols for 10 common elements. 

 

 

 

Wednesday- November 1, 2017

Bell Work

We will discuss the organization of the Periodic Table in periods and groups. Pp. 174-175.

Review for test

 

 

 

Thursday- November 2, 2017

Bell Work

Do RR Sheet/ Lesson Quiz for 4-3.

Quiz.

 

 

Friday- November 3, 2017 

Bell Work

Begin discussion of the Metals on the periodic table.

 

 

 

6th Grade

 

Assignments for the Week:                                10-30-17 to 11-03-17

 

   SOL Covered: 6-2

 

Quiz is scheduled for Thursday, November 2, 2017.

 

 

Monday- October 9, 2017   

Bell Work

Energy Use and Conservation, We will discuss the use of resources in the past and today.

Study guide is handed out.

 

 

Tuesday- October 10, 2017

Bell Work

Discuss how to conserve resources for the future “,” pp. 88-93.

RR Sheet is done

 

Wednesday- October 11, 2017

Bell Work

Review for quiz on Thursday.

Discuss the best resources to use in our homes to conserve energy..  P. 90-93

Lesson Quiz will be done for class work.

 

Thursday- October 12, 2017

Bell Work

Quiz is given

 

Friday- October 13, 2017   

Bell Work

Begin discussion of the atom

 

 

 

 

 

 



Assignments for Week of 10-23-17 to 10-27-17
Due Date: 10/19/2017
Subject: Science

8th Grade

***Fall Festival is scheduled for Friday, October 27, 2017.***

 

Quiz is scheduled for Thursday- October 26, 2017!!!

 

Assignments for the Week:    SOL Covered: PS 2 and 7

 

Quiz is scheduled for Thursday, October 26, 2017.

 

 

Monday- October 23, 2017

Bell Work

Begin discussion of Chapter 8-1 “Understanding Solutions” pp. 286-291.

Study guide is given for a quiz on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017.

Discuss the types of heterogeneous and homogenous mixtures

 

Tuesday- October 24, 2017

Bell Work

Understanding solutions, pp. 292-299.

Discuss solutions, solvents, and solute.  P. 286-291.

Worksheet on mixture types.

 

 

Wednesday- October 25, 2017

Bell Work

Review homogenous and heterogeneous mixtures and solutions

Review for test.

Do worksheet on solutions

 

 

Thursday- October 26, 2017

Bell Work

Do RR Sheet Lesson Quiz for 4-3.

Review for test.

 

 

Friday- October 27, 2017       Fall Festival is scheduled for this afternoon.

Bell Work

Begin discussion of the Periodic Table of Elements.

 

6th Grade

 

Assignments for the Week:                                10-23-17 to 10-27-17

 

   SOL Covered: 6-2

 

Quiz is scheduled for Thursday, October 26, 2017.

 

Fall Festival is this Week:  Friday, October 27, 2017.

 

Monday- October 23, 2017 

Bell Work

Study guide is handed out for quiz on Thursday.

Read and discuss 3:4 “Renewable Sources of Energy” pp. 102-111.

Discuss solar energy, solar cells, hydroelectric power, and wind energy.

 

 

Tuesday- October 24, 2017

Bell Work

Finish discussion of “Renewable Sources of Energy” pp. 102-111.

Discuss nuclear energy, pp. 109-111.

 

 

Wednesday- October 25, 2017

Bell Work

Review for quiz on Thursday.

RR Sheet/Lesson Quiz t on 4-2 is assigned.

 

 

Thursday- October 26, 2017

Bell Work

Quiz on Renewable Resources is given.

 

 

Friday- October 27, 2017   

Bell Work

No Class today—Fall Festival

 

 

 

 

 

 



Assignments for 10-16-17 to 10-20-17
Due Date: 10/13/2017
Subject: Science

Assignments—Week of 10-16-17 to 10-20-17

 

8th Grade

SOL’s Covered: PS 2 and 4

     This week’s quiz is scheduled for Thursday, October 19, 2017.

 

     Please download “Useful Periodic Table (Lite)” from the Chromebook web store.

It is a free app and will be very useful in the next month as we discuss elements and the Periodic Table of Elements.

 

 

Monday- October 16, 2017

Bell Work

Study guide for quiz is handed out.

3:2 “Classifying Matter” in book, pp. 96-101.

We will discuss elements and atoms and compounds and molecules, pp. 96-99. We will discuss

How elements are split into metals, nonmetals and metalloids.

We will discuss the characteristics of a metal.

 

 

Tuesday- October 17, 2017

Bell Work

We will review elements and compounds and mixtures, pp. 96-101.

We will discuss the characteristics of a metal, pp. 177-183.

We will do Lesson Quiz, p. 101F for 3:2.

 

Wednesday- October 18, 2017

Bell Work

We will review metals, pp. 177-183

We will discuss nonmetals and metalloids, pp. 185-191.

 

Thursday- October 19, 2017

Bell Work

Quiz is given.

We will begin discussion of mixtures, pp. 286-289.

 

Friday- October 20, 2017

Bell Work

We will discuss the types of mixtures in depth and how to tell a mixture from a compound.

Worksheet on mixtures.

 

 

6th Grade

SOL’s Covered: 6.2

     This week’s quiz is scheduled for Thursday, October 19, 2017.

 

    

Monday- October 16, 2017

Bell Work

Study guide for quiz is handed out.

We will read and discuss—3:3 “Fossil Fuels” in book, pp. 94-101.

We will discuss fossil fuels and how they formed, pp. 96-99.

 

 

 

Tuesday- October 17, 2017

Bell Work

We will review the fossil fuels and see a PowerPoint on the fossil fuels as a review.

 

 

 

Wednesday- October 18, 2017

Bell Work

We will review fossil fuels and why they are called nonrenewable resources, pp. 95-101.

We will do RR Sheet/Lesson Quiz p. 101D and 101F.

 

 

 

Thursday- October 19, 2017

Bell Work

Quiz is given.

We will begin discussion of renewable resources and why they are “renewable”.

 

 

 

Friday- October 20, 2017

Bell Work

We will begin reading “Renewable Sources of Energy” pp. 102-111.

 

 

 

 

 



Assignments 10-9-17 to 10-13-17
Due Date: 10/8/2017
Subject: Science

Lesson Plans/Assignments for Week of 10-09-17 to 10-13-17

8th Grade

***Open House PTA is Monday, October 9, 2017 from 1:30 P. M. until 7:00 P. M.***

Assignments for the Week:     SOL Covered: PS 2 and 7

 

Quiz is scheduled for Friday, October 13, 2017.

 

Monday- October 9, 2017  Early Dismissal-Open House PTA 

Bell Work

Begin discussion of Chapter 4-3 “Gas Behavior” pp. 144-149.

Study guide is given for a quiz on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017.

Discuss how temperature and pressure of a gas are related, pp. 144- 145.

 

Tuesday- October 10, 2017

Bell Work

Discuss Charles’ Law, pp. 146-147 

 

Wednesday- October 11, 2017

Bell Work

Boyle’s Law, pp. 148—149.

Review for test

 

Thursday- October 12, 2017

Bell Work

Do RR Sheet Lesson Quiz for 4-3.

Review for test.

 

Friday- October 13, 2017   School is dismissed early—12:00 P. M.

Bell Work

Quiz

 

6th Grade

 

Assignments for the Week:                                10-09-17 to 10-13-17

 

   SOL Covered: 6-2

 

Quiz is scheduled for Friday, October 13, 2017.

 

Monday- October 9, 2017   

No Class today—Early Dismissal due to Open House PTA.

School will dismiss at 12:00 P. M.

 

Tuesday- October 10, 2017

Bell Work

Discuss 3-2 “Energy Transformation and Conservation,” pp. 88-93.

Discuss Law of Conservation of energy.

Study Guide for Quiz on Friday is handed out.

 

Wednesday- October 11, 2017

Bell Work

Review for quiz on Friday.

Discuss the difference in energy transfer and energy transformation.  P. 90-93

RR Sheet on 4-2 will be done.

 

Thursday- October 12, 2017

Bell Work

Review 3-2 “Energy transformation and Conservation,” pp. 88-93.

Lesson Quiz on 3-2 is done.

 

Friday- October 13, 2017   

Bell Work

Quiz is given

Begin Chapter 3-3 “Fossil Fuels” pp. 94-101.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Assignments 10-2-17 to 10-6-17
Due Date: 10/1/2017
Subject: Science

Lesson Plans/Assignments for Week of 10-02-17 to 10-06-17

8th Grade

SOL Covered this week:  PS 2  and 7

Quiz is scheduled for Thursday- October 5, 2017!!!

Assignments for the Week:     SOL Covered: PS 2

 

Quiz is scheduled for Thursday, October 5, 2017.

 

 

Monday- October 2, 2017   

Bell Work

Begin discussion of Chapter 4; Section 2 “Changes of State” pp. 136-143.

Study guide is given for a quiz on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017.

Discuss exothermic and endothermic reactions.

 

Tuesday- October 3, 2017

Bell Work

Discuss melting points and freezing points. 

Review Chapter 4; Section 2 “Changes of State” pp. 136-143—exothermic and endothermic reactions

 

Wednesday- October 4, 2017

Bell Work

Discuss vaporization and sublimation, pp. 139-143

Review for test

Do RR Sheet/Lesson Quiz sheet for 4:2.

 

 

Thursday- October 5, 2017

Bell Work

Quiz is given

Begin discussion of “Gas Behavior” 4-3,  pp. 144-149.

 

 

Friday- October 6, 2017   School is dismissed early—12:00 P. M.

Bell Work

4-3 “Gas Behavior” pp. 144-149.

Video on Charles’ Law and Boyle’s Law.

 

 

 

 

 

 6th Grade

 

Assignments for the Week:                                10-02-17 to 10-06-17

 

   SOL Covered: 6-2

 

Quiz is scheduled for Thursday, October 5, 2017.

 

 

Monday- October 2, 2017   

Bell Work

Discuss 3-1 “The Nature of Energy, pp. 82-87.

Discuss potential and Kinetic energy.

Study Guide for Quiz on Thursday is handed out.

 

 

Tuesday- October 3, 2017

Bell Work

Discuss the law of conservation of energy

Begin 3:1 “The Nature of Energy” pp. 82-87.

 

 

Wednesday- October 4, 2017

Bell Work

Review for quiz on Thursday.

Discuss kinetic and potential energy

Discuss mechanical energy

 

 

Thursday- October 5, 2017

Bell Work

Quiz is given

Review mechanical energy, and discuss forms of energy, pp. 86-87

 

 

Friday- October 6, 2017    School dismisses at 12:00 P. M.

Bell Work

Do Review and Reinforce Sheet on energy, p. 87D 

Do Enrich Sheet on energy, p. 87E

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Assignments for 9-25-17 to 9-29-17
Due Date: 9/24/2017
Subject: Science

8th Grade

SOL Covered this week:  PS 2

Quiz is scheduled for Thursday- September 28, 2017!!!

Check for new Google Classroom Assignment!!!   “States of Matter”  PHET-University of Colorado  

 

Assignments for the Week:     SOL Covered: PS 2

 

Quiz is scheduled for Thursday, September 28, 2017.

 

 

Monday- September 25, 2017   

Bell Work

Begin discussion of Chapter 4; Section 1 “States of Matter” pp. 128-133.

Study guide is given for a quiz on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017.

Set up PHET accounts and assign Google classroom assignment.

 

 

Tuesday- September 26, 2017

Bell Work

Discuss the difference in amorphous solids and crystalline solids.  (Hands-on activity)

Review Chapter 4; Section 1 “States of Matter” pp. 128-133.

Review solids, liquids, gases. P. 135

 

 

Wednesday- September 27, 2017

Bell Work

Discuss surface tension and viscosity of liquids.

Discuss the fourth state of matter, Plasma.

Do RR Sheet/Lesson Quiz sheet for 4:1

 

 

Thursday- September 28, 2017

Bell Work

Quiz is given

Begin discussion of “Changes of State” 4-2 pp. 137-143

 

 

Friday- September 29, 2017

Bell Work

3-4 “Changes in State” pp. 137-143

Video on changes of state of matter.

6th Grade

 

Assignments for the Week:     SOL Covered: 6-1 and 6-2

 

Quiz is scheduled for Thursday, September 28, 2017.

 

 

Monday- September 25, 2017   

Bell Work

Finish discussion of models, pp. 62-71.

Do Review and Reinforce Sheet p. 71E on Models

Study Guide for Quiz on Thursday is handed out.

 

 

Tuesday- September 26, 2017

Bell Work

Tear out and do page 75 in science book, hand in when done.

Begin 3:1 “The Nature of Energy” pp. 82-87.

 

 

Wednesday- September 27, 2017

Bell Work

Review for quiz on Thursday.

Discuss kinetic and potential energy

Discuss mechanical energy

 

 

Thursday- September 28, 2017

Bell Work

Quiz is given

Review mechanical energy, and discuss forms of energy, pp. 86-87

 

 

Friday- September 29, 2017

Bell Work

Do Review and Reinforce Sheet on energy, p. 87D 

Do Enrich Sheet on energy, p. 87E

 

 

 

 

 



Assignments--09-18-17 to 09-22-17
Due Date: 9/17/2017
Subject: Science

8th Grade

Assignments for the Week:     SOL Covered: PS 2

 

Quiz is scheduled for Thursday, September 21, 2017.

 

 

Monday- September 18, 2017   

Bell Work

Begin discussion of Chapter 3; Section 1 “Describing Matter” pp. 92-95.

Study guide is given for a quiz on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017.

 

 

Tuesday- September 19, 2017

Bell Work

Review Chapter 3; Section 1 “Describing Matter” pp. 92-95.

Do RR Sheet and Lesson Quiz worksheet.

 

 

Wednesday- September 20, 2017

Bell Work

Review for Quiz on Thursday.

Read and discuss “Classifying Matter” pp.  96-101

Do RR Sheet

 

 

Thursday- September 21, 2017

Bell Work

Quiz is given

Do Lesson Quiz sheet p. 101D for 3-2 after the quiz.

 

 

Friday- September 22, 2017

Bell Work

3-4 “Changes in Matter” pp. 108-117

We will discuss physical and chemical changes.

 

6th Grade

 

Assignments for the Week:     SOL Covered: 6-1

 

 

 

Quiz will be Thursday- September 21, 2017!

 

 

 

Monday- September 18, 2017   

 

Bell Work

 

Chapter 2; Section 3 “Graphs” pp. 56-60

 

Discuss the types of graphs and what they are used for in science.

 

Study guide for quiz on Thursday, September 21, 2017, is handed out.

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday- September 19, 2017

 

Bell Work

 

Review Graphs, pp. 56-60.

 

We will do Enrich sheet and Review and Reinforce sheet for “Graphs”.

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday- September 20, 2017

 

Bell Work

 

Review for quiz scheduled for tomorrow.

 

Do Lesson Quiz sheet for “Graphs.”

 

Begin reading “Using Models: pp. 62-71 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday- September 21, 2017

 

Bell Work

 

Quiz

 

Continue “Using Models” pp. 62-71.

 

Do Review and Reinforce Sheet on “Using Models”.

 

 

 

 

 

Friday- September 22, 2017

 

Bell Work

 

Lesson Quiz sheet for “Using Models”.

 



8th Grade Assignments 9-4 to 9-8-17
Due Date: 8/31/2017
Subject: Science

Lesson Plans and Assignments for Week of 9-04-17 to 9-8-17

SOL Covered this week:  PS 1. a-n

No School Monday, Sept. 4th!!!!  Labor Day!!!!

Quiz is scheduled for Friday- September 8, 2014!!!

          

 

Assignments for the Week:

 

Monday- September 4, 2017    Labor Day!

No School today!!!!  Labor Day!!!

 

 

Tuesday- September 5, 2017

Bell Work

Tear out p. 37 SOL Test Prep and do page.  Turn in for grade.

In books, Chapter 2; Section 1 “Scientific Measurement” pp. 44-49.

Discuss prefixes for SI units.  Discuss the SI units for measuring.

Study guide for a quiz on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017

 

 

Wednesday- September 6, 2017

Bell Work

Review prefixes and common SI units. 

We will do a worksheet on measuring with centimeters.

 

 

Thursday- September 7, 2017

Bell Work

We will review SI units.

We will discuss density, time, and temperature, pp. 50-53.

We will discuss the meniscus.

Review for quiz.

 

 

Friday- September 8, 2017

Bell Work

Review for quiz.

Short quiz on prefixes and SI units.

6th Grade Science

Lesson Plans and Assignments for Week of 9-04-17 to 9-8-17

SOL Covered this week:  6.1 a-n

No School Monday, Sept. 4th!!!!  Labor Day!!!!

Quiz is scheduled for Friday- September 8, 2014!!!

          

 

Assignments for the Week:

 

Monday- September 4, 2017    Labor Day!

No School today!!!!  Labor Day!!!

 

 

Tuesday- September 5, 2017

Bell Work

In books, Chapter 2; Section 1 “Scientific Measurement” pp. 38-41.

Discuss prefixes for SI units.  Discuss the SI units for measuring.

Study guide for a quiz on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017

 

 

Wednesday- September 6, 2017

Bell Work

Review prefixes and common SI units for length, mass, volume.

We will do a worksheet on measuring with centimeters.

 

 

Thursday- September 7, 2017

Bell Work

We will review SI units.

We will discuss volume and density, pp. 42-47.

We will discuss the meniscus and worksheet.

Review for quiz.

 

 

Friday- September 8, 2017

Bell Work

Review for quiz.

Short quiz on prefixes and SI units.

 

 



Assignments for 08-28-17 to 09-01-17
Due Date: 8/27/2017
Subject: Science

 

 

8th Grade Assignments--08/28/17 to 09/01/2017

     SOL Covered This Week:   PS 8.1

 

There will be no school next Monday, September 4th, Labor Day!

 

This week, we will continue our study of how to define a scientist. We will discuss dependent and independent variables and how to tell the difference.

 

Monday- August 28, 2017

Bell Work

Chapter 1; Section 3 “Designing an Experiment” pp. 18-27, We will discuss the scientific method and how to approach designing an experiment.

A study guide for a quiz will be handed out. The quiz is scheduled for Thursday, August 31, 2017.

 

 

Tuesday- August 29, 2017

Bell Work

We will discuss bias and skepticism and how they may harm an experiment. We will discuss independent and dependent variables and how to tell the difference in the two.

 

 

Wednesday- August 30, 2017

Bell Work

We will review for our quiz which is scheduled for tomorrow, 8-31-17.

We will discuss what you need to keep constant in an experiment and how to draw the correct conclusions from your results. Pp. 24-27.

 

 

Thursday- August 31, 2017

Bell Work

Quiz is scheduled.

RR sheet on section 1;3.

 

 

Friday- September 1, 2017

Bell Work

We will read and discuss Chapter1; Section 4 “Scientific Literacy” pp. 28-33.

We will discuss that a scientific theory is usually never proven wrong; but in past times, there have been a few proven incorrect.

 

6th Grade Assignments--08/28/17 to 09/01/2017

     SOL Covered This Week:   PS 6.1

 

     There will be no school next Monday, September 4th, Labor Day!

 

     This week, we will continue our study of how to define a scientist. We will discuss bias, skepticism, ethics, dependent and independent variables and how to tell the difference.

 

Monday- August 28, 2017

Bell Work

Chapter 1; Section 2 “Scientific Thinking” pp. 10-17, we will discuss skepticism, bias, and ethics. We will discuss how objective and subjective reasoning and how it applies to science.

A study guide for a quiz will be handed out. The quiz is scheduled for Thursday, August 31, 2017.

 

 

Tuesday- August 29, 2017

Bell Work

We will discuss deductive and inductive reasoning and how scientific knowledge can change over time.

We will discuss theories in the past that have been proven incorrect.

 

 

Wednesday- August 30, 2017

Bell Work

We will review for our quiz which is scheduled for tomorrow, 8-31-17.

We will discuss what you need to keep constant in an experiment, how to find the independent and independent variables in an experiment, and how to draw the correct conclusions from your results. Pp. 19-27.

 

 

Thursday- August 31, 2017

Bell Work

Quiz is scheduled.

RR sheet on section 1;3.

 

 

Friday- September 1, 2017

Bell Work

We will do “VA SOL Test Prep, p. 31 in the book.

We will read and discuss pp. 32-33 on “Virginia’s Science That Matters.”

 

Assignments For Week of 08/28/17 to 09/01/2017

 

     SOL Covered This Week:   PS 8.1

 

There will be no school next Monday, September 4th, Labor Day!

 

This week, we will continue our study of how to define a scientist. We will discuss dependent and independent variables and how to tell the difference.

 

Monday- August 28, 2017

Bell Work

Chapter 1; Section 3 “Designing an Experiment” pp. 18-27, We will discuss the scientific method and how to approach designing an experiment.

A study guide for a quiz will be handed out. The quiz is scheduled for Thursday, August 31, 2017.

 

 

Tuesday- August 29, 2017

Bell Work

We will discuss bias and skepticism and how they may harm an experiment. We will discuss independent and dependent variables and how to tell the difference in the two.

 

 

Wednesday- August 30, 2017

Bell Work

We will review for our quiz which is scheduled for tomorrow, 8-31-17.

We will discuss what you need to keep constant in an experiment and how to draw the correct conclusions from your results. Pp. 24-27.

 

 

Thursday- August 31, 2017

Bell Work

Quiz is scheduled.

RR sheet on section 1;3.

 

 

Friday- September 1, 2017

Bell Work

We will read and discuss Chapter1; Section 4 “Scientific Literacy” pp. 28-33.

We will discuss that a scientific theory is usually never proven wrong; but in past times, there have been a few proven incorrect.

 

 

 



Assignments for 8-21-17 to 8-25-17
Due Date: 8/20/2017
Subject: Science

8th Grade

Lesson Plans and Assignments for Week of 8-21-17 to 8-25-17

SOL Covered this week:  PS 1. a-n

     We have several exciting activities occurring at Riverview this week!

     Monday is the once in a lifetime solar eclipse!  If students have returned permission forms, they will be allowed to view various stages of the eclipse outside with the proper eyewear while supervised by school personnel and/or administration.

     We will be discussing what to do in case of a crisis event at Riverview and practice our strategies.

    

     Due to the eclipse activities and pretesting for classes, we will not have a quiz this week.  We will begin a quiz/test schedule next week.

 

Assignments for the Week:

 

Monday- August 21, 2017    Great American Eclipse Day!

Explanation of Bell Work procedure will be explained and we will begin daily bell work.

We will watch the PowerPoint on the eclipse and discuss upcoming events for the day.

Several events are scheduled for today for the eclipse.

 

Tuesday- August 22, 2017

Bell Work

Student Growth Assessment test to be given.

 

Wednesday- August 23, 2017

Bell Work

We will review the scientific method.  We will discuss finding answers to everyday problems using the scientific method.

We will use our science book—Chapter 1; Lesson 3, “Designing an Experiment.”  Pp. 18-26.

 

Thursday- August 24, 2017

Bell Work

We will review the scientific method.  We will focus on the hypothesis and discuss finding the variables of an experiment. 

In our book, we will finish reading 1:1 “Designing an Experiment,” pp. 18-26.

 

Friday- August 25, 2017

Bell Work

We will complete and discuss a worksheet on variables in an experiment.

We will finish 1:1, pp. 18-26 and do the review and reinforce and lesson quiz  for this section.

6th Grade

Lesson Plans and Assignments for Week of 8-21-17 to 8-25-17

We will be having activities on Monday, August 21st, for the Great American Eclipse.

We will discuss procedures of crisis drills.

We will take a pre-test for 6th grade science.

Due to the pre-test and eclipse activities, we will not have a scheduled test/quiz this week.

 

SOL covered for the week:  6.1

 

Monday- August 21, 2017

We will discuss procedure for bell work.

We have several activities scheduled for the eclipse today.

Students who have signed permission forms will go outside to observe the eclipse.

 

Tuesday- August 22, 2017

Bell Work

Pre-test for 6th Grade Science will be given.

 

Wednesday- August 23, 2017 

Bell Work

We will discuss the scientific method and the steps we follow to find answers to questions in science.

We will read Chapter 1; Section 1 "The Skills of Science" pp. 4-9.

 

Thursday- August 24, 2017

Bell Work

We will review 1:1, pp. 4-9, and do the review and reinforcement/lesson quiz for this section.

 

Friday- August 25, 2017

Bell Work

We will read and discuss 1:2 "Scientific Thinking" pp. 10-17.

 

 

 

 

 

 



Assignments for the beginning of 2017-2018 School Year
Due Date: 8/14/2017
Subject: Science

 

Assignments for August 15, 2017 to August 18, 2017

 

Welcome to 8th grade!  (Also, welcome to two 6th grade Classes)

 

This year we will have 8th grade Physical Science which is a basic chemistry class and basic physics class. 

 

We have an SOL in the Spring!  It will cover material from 6th, 7th, and 8th grade science classes.  Hopefully we will finish the 8th grade section by April, 2018, and we will have ample time for review of 6th and 7th grade material.

 

Tests/Quizzes are usually given on Thursday.  Study guides for the Tests/Quizzes are usually handed out on Mondays.

 

***This year we have a special event occurring August 21, 2017.  It is a Solar Eclipse which we should be able to view--93% coverage!   Because of this special event, we will be discussing the eclipse in both 8th grade and 6th grade science-- 8th grade will be a review of SOL 6.8 a, d, e and 6th grade will be studying SOL 6.8 a, d, e.

 

I am looking forward to a fun and fantastic year in science and hope you are, too!!!

 

 

 

Tuesday- August 15, 2017

 

Since today is the first day of school, we will be in homeroom most of the day and will take care of the usual first school day tasks like getting paperwork for parents to fill out, locker assignments, and going over rules and procedures.

 

August 15th s a half day for students and we will dismiss at 12:00 P. M.

 

 

 

Wednesday- August 16, 2017

 

We will continue today with first of the year business and rules. We will probably meet new teachers in 8th grade.  I will meet the new 6th grade students, too!

 

August 16th is a half day for students and we will dismiss at 12:00 P. M.

 

 

 

Thursday- August 17, 2017

 

Today is a full day of school and we will attend all classes and continue to learn and practice all rules and procedures.

 

In science,  we will learn the procedure for Bell Work.  We will begin discussion of an eclipse and discuss what we expect to see happen--(PowerPoint presentation.)

 

 

 

Friday- August 18, 2017

 

We will continue today with our PowerPoint on the Eclipse. 

 

Hopefully we can view the eclipse on Monday here at school.  If there is a change of plans, we may have to watch it at home.  I want all students to be able to safely observe the eclipse  and understand what is happening during the eclipse where ever they may be.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

 



Assignments for May 15, 2017 to May 19, 2017
Due Date: 5/14/2017
Subject: Science

Lesson Plans and Assignments for Week of May 15, 2017  to May 19, 2017

 

       Review for SOL--6th, 7th, 8th grade SOL's,

 

*****Science 8 SOL Test is scheduled for Friday- May 19, 2017 in the afternoon.*****

 

I will be staying after school Monday thru Thursday this week until 6:00 P. M.  Any 8th grade student may stay for review.  They must have a permission slip and be picked up by 6:00 P. M.

 

Assignments for this week:

 

Monday- May 15, 2017

SOL REVIEW

 

 

Tuesday- May 16, 2017

SOL REVIEW

 

 

Wednesday- May 17, 2017

SOL REVIEW

 

 

Thursday- May 18, 2017

MATH SOL

Review for science after the SOL

 

 

Friday- May 19, 2017

Science 8 SOL Test in the afternoon



Assignments for May 8, 2017 to May 12, 2017
Due Date: 5/7/2017
Subject: Science

Lesson Plans and Assignments for Week of May 8, 2017  to May 12, 2017

 

       Review for SOL--6th, 7th, 8th grade SOL's,

 

       This week we will have an in-depth review of The Cell Cycle (mitosis); Meiosis, and Watersheds in Virginia.

 

*****Science 8 SOL Test is scheduled for Friday- May 19, 2017 in the afternoon.*****

 

Assignments for this week:

 

Monday- May 8, 2017

Mitosis/Meiosis Review

Video on mitosis/meiosis

Quiz on mitosis

 

Tuesday- May 9, 2017

Watershed in VA Review

Cloud/ Meteorology Review

Quiz on Clouds, Watersheds

 

Wednesday- May 10, 2017

Interaction of Species Review

Video on interaction of species

Quiz on interaction of species

 

Thursday- May 11, 2017

DNA Review

DNA Replication Review

Quiz on DNA

 

Friday- May 12, 2017

Cell Review

Cell Quiz

 



Assignments for May 1, 2017 to May 5, 2017
Due Date: 5/3/2017
Subject: Science

Lesson Plans and Assignments for Week of  May 1, 2017  to May 5, 2017

 

       Review for SOL--6th, 7th, 8th grade SOL's,

 

       This week we will have an in-depth review of The Cell Cycle (mitosis); Meiosis, and Watersheds in Virginia; and we will take a Released SOL Test for 8th Grade Science.

 

Assignments for this week:

 

Monday- May 1, 2017

Trip to VA Tech

 

 

Tuesday- May 2, 2017

Safety Day

Mitosis Review

 

 

Wednesday- May 3, 2017

Bell Work

Review mitosis.  We will make a chart of the steps of mitosis.

We will have a short quiz on mitosis on Thursday.

 

 

Thursday- May 4, 2017

Bell Work

Quiz on mitosis is scheduled.

We will begin discussion of meiosis.

 

 

 

Friday- May 5, 2017

Bell Work

We will have a SOL Pass Review of Watersheds in VA.



Assignments for May 1, 2017 to May 5, 2017
Due Date: 5/3/2017
Subject: Science

Lesson Plans and Assignments for Week of  May 1, 2017  to May 5, 2017

 

       Review for SOL--6th, 7th, 8th grade SOL's,

 

       This week we will have an in-depth review of The Cell Cycle (mitosis); Meiosis, and Watersheds in Virginia; and we will take a Released SOL Test for 8th Grade Science.

 

Assignments for this week:

 

Monday- May 1, 2017

Trip to VA Tech

 

 

Tuesday- May 2, 2017

Safety Day

Mitosis Review

 

 

Wednesday- May 3, 2017

Bell Work

Review mitosis.  We will make a chart of the steps of mitosis.

We will have a short quiz on mitosis on Thursday.

 

 

Thursday- May 4, 2017

Bell Work

Quiz on mitosis is scheduled.

We will begin discussion of meiosis.

 

 

 

Friday- May 5, 2017

Bell Work

We will have a SOL Pass Review of Watersheds in VA.



Assignments for the Week of May 1, 2017 to May 5, 2017
Due Date: 5/3/2017
Subject: Science

Lesson Plans and Assignments for Week of  May 1, 2017  to May 5, 2017

 

       Review for SOL--6th, 7th, 8th grade SOL's,

 

       This week we will have an in-depth review of The Cell Cycle (mitosis); Meiosis, and Watersheds in Virginia; and we will take a Released SOL Test for 8th Grade Science.

 

Assignments for this week:

 

Monday- May 1, 2017

Trip to VA Tech

 

 

Tuesday- May 2, 2017

Safety Day

Mitosis Review

 

 

Wednesday- May 3, 2017

Bell Work

Review mitosis.  We will make a chart of the steps of mitosis.

We will have a short quiz on mitosis on Thursday.

 

 

Thursday- May 4, 2017

Bell Work

Quiz on mitosis is scheduled.

We will begin discussion of meiosis.

 

 

 

Friday- May 5, 2017

Bell Work

We will have a SOL Pass Review of Watersheds in VA.

 



Assignments for the Week of May 1, 2017 to May 5, 2017
Due Date: 5/3/2017
Subject: Science

Lesson Plans and Assignments for Week of  May 1, 2017  to May 5, 2017

 

       Review for SOL--6th, 7th, 8th grade SOL's,

 

       This week we will have an in-depth review of The Cell Cycle (mitosis); Meiosis, and Watersheds in Virginia; and we will take a Released SOL Test for 8th Grade Science.

 

Assignments for this week:

 

Monday- May 1, 2017

Trip to VA Tech

 

 

Tuesday- May 2, 2017

Safety Day

Mitosis Review

 

 

Wednesday- May 3, 2017

Bell Work

Review mitosis.  We will make a chart of the steps of mitosis.

We will have a short quiz on mitosis on Thursday.

 

 

Thursday- May 4, 2017

Bell Work

Quiz on mitosis is scheduled.

We will begin discussion of meiosis.

 

 

 

Friday- May 5, 2017

Bell Work

We will have a SOL Pass Review of Watersheds in VA.

 



Assignments for the Week of May 1, 2017 to May 5, 2017
Due Date: 5/3/2017
Subject: Science


Assignments for 5-1-17 to 5-5-17
Due Date: 5/1/2017
Subject: Science

Lesson Plans and Assignments for Week of  May 1, 2017  to May 5, 2017

 

       Review for SOL--6th, 7th, 8th grade SOL's,

 

       This week we will have an in-depth review of The Cell Cycle (mitosis); Meiosis, and Watersheds in Virginia; and we will take a Released SOL Test for 8th Grade Science.

 

Assignments for this week:

 

Monday- May 1, 2017

Trip to VA Tech

 

 

Tuesday- May 2, 2017

Safety Day

Mitosis Review

 

 

Wednesday- May 3, 2017

Bell Work

Review mitosis.  We will make a chart of the steps of mitosis.

We will have a short quiz on mitosis on Thursday.

 

 

Thursday- May 4, 2017

Bell Work

Quiz on mitosis is scheduled.

We will begin discussion of meiosis.

 

 

 

Friday- May 5, 2017

Bell Work

We will have a SOL Pass Review of Watersheds in VA.



Assignments for the Week of May 1, 2017 to May 5, 2017
Due Date: 5/1/2017
Subject: Science

Lesson Plans and Assignments for Week of  May 1, 2017  to May 5, 2017

 

       Review for SOL--6th, 7th, 8th grade SOL's,

 

       This week we will have an in-depth review of The Cell Cycle (mitosis); Meiosis, and Watersheds in Virginia; and we will take a Released SOL Test for 8th Grade Science.

 

Assignments for this week:

 

Monday- May 1, 2017

Trip to VA Tech

 

 

Tuesday- May 2, 2017

Safety Day

Mitosis Review

 

 

Wednesday- May 3, 2017

Bell Work

Review mitosis.  We will make a chart of the steps of mitosis.

We will have a short quiz on mitosis on Thursday.

 

 

Thursday- May 4, 2017

Bell Work

Quiz on mitosis is scheduled.

We will begin discussion of meiosis.

 

 

 

Friday- May 5, 2017

Bell Work

We will have a SOL Pass Review of Watersheds in VA.



Assignments for 4-24 to 4-28-2017
Due Date: 4/23/2017
Subject: Science

Lesson Plans and Assignments for Week of April 24, 2017  to April 28, 2017

 

       Review for SOL--6th, 7th, 8th grade SOL's,

 

       This week we will discuss Archimedes and Density; The Cell Cycle (mitosis); Watersheds in Virginia; and we will take the 2013 Released Sol Test for 8th Grade Science.

 

Assignments for this week:

 

Monday- April 24, 2017

Bell Work

We will finish discussion of Archimedes and show a short video.  We will watch a YouTube video of mitosis.

We will review each step of mitosis and begin drawing each step.

 

 

Tuesday- April 25, 2017

Bell Work

Begin 2013 SOL test.

 

 

Wednesday- April 26, 2017

Bell Work

Finish 2013 SOL test.

Review mitosis.  We will draw the steps of mitosis.

We will have a short quiz on mitosis on Thursday.

 

 

Thursday- April 27, 2017

Bell Work

Quiz on mitosis is scheduled.

We will begin discussion of watersheds in Virginia.

 

 

 

Friday- April 28, 2017

Bell Work

We will watch a video about organelles in the cell.



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