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About Me

I attended St. Francis, Kinkaid, and MHS.
Colleges: TCU (best 4 years), UH, St. Thomas
BBA in Finance (from UH)
Hobbies: running, cycling, triathlons, hiking, traveling, wildlife, animals, and CHOCOLATE!
I have 4 cats and 1 guinea pig

 

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8th grade Academic website



Lesson plans for my 7th grade classes: 

 

 

Week 4

7th GradePre-AP/GTScience

9/11

Check 3-1; remove 3-2 & 3-2

HW: 3-2 & 3-3 due Mon

9/12

Elements in Living Things ws

HW: 3-2 & 3-3 due Mon

9/13

Notes –Chemistry of Life

HW: 3-2 & 3-3 due Mon

9/14

Notes –Cell Theory, Characteristics of Life, Chemistry of Life

HW: 3-2 & 3-3 due Mon; Quiz Tues

9/15

Catch up – book work & cell foldable   (directions); vocab for quiz 

HW: 3-2 & 3-3 due Mon; Quiz Tues

 

 

Week 5

7th GradePre-AP/GTScience

9/18

Notes – cells/organelles (key); cell foldable; check 3-2 & 3-3

HW: Quiz Tues; foldable due Thur

9/19

work on cell foldable

HW: foldable due Thur

9/20

Review work (Brain Pop video) & worksheet

HW: work ws due Mon; cell quiz Tues; Test Thur

9/21

Bill Nye Cell video

HW: work ws due Mon; cell quiz Tues; Test Thur

9/22

Begin cell project (quiz grade)
job application

HW: work ws due Mon; cell quiz Tues; Project due Thur; Test Thur

 

Week 6

7th GradePre-AP/GTScience

9/25

work on project

HW: Quiz Tues; Test Thur; project due Thur

9/26

Quiz – cells/organelles

work on project

study guide on Its Learning

HW:Test Thur; project due Thur

9/27

study guide on Its Learning

review for test - Kahoots

HW: Test Thur; project due Thur

9/28

Test – Intro to Organisms

HW: SF 7-1due Mon

9/29

Notes on Human Body Systems

HW: SF 7-1due Mon

 

Week 7

7th GradePre-AP/GTScience

10/2

Check 7-1

Notes – homeostasis

Human Body System Poster

HW: Quiz Tues; body systems overview ws due Tues; 7-2 due Wed; poster due Fri;

10/3

Check body system overview worksheet

Quiz – body systems & homeostasis

HW: 7-2 due Wed; poster due Fri

10/4

Notes – skeletal & muscular system

Check 7-2

HW: poster due Fri

10/5

Lab – No Bones About It

Skeleton review ws & What’s The Use ws

HW: lab due Tues; bones quiz Tues

10/6

Lab – No Bones About It

HW: review worksheets due Tues; quiz Tues; lab due Tues

 

Week 8

7th GradePre-AP/GTScience

10/9

Student holiday

HW: Quiz Tues;

10/10

Quiz – bones quiz

check skeletal/joint reviews

HW: Test Tues

10/11

muscle video

HW: Test Tues

10/12

 Lab - muscle fatigue

HW: Test Tues

10/13

finish lab

HW: muscle fatigue lab due Mon

 

Week 9

7th GradePre-AP/GTScience

10/16

Review with Kahoots

HW: Test Tues

10/17

TEST – Human Body Systems & Skeletal/Muscular System

HW:pg. 144-147 due Thur; 2 different food labels due Fri

10/18

Begin Nutrition/Digestive System

Vocab (nutrition/digestive system) on Its Learning

Notes on nutrition

HW: pg. 144-147 due Thur; 2 different food labels due Fri; quiz Tues

10/19

Food label activity

HW: finish food label activity; 2 different food labels due Fri; quiz Tues

10/20

Lab – food labels

HW: quiz Tues

 

Week 10

7th GradePre-AP/GTScience

10/23

Notes – digestive system

Begin lab –Measuring Up

HW: quiz Tues; SF 7-4 due Wed

10/24

Begin lab –Measuring Up

HW:lab due Thur; SF 7-4 due Wed

10/25

Finish lab –Measuring Up

HW: Test Tues

10/26

Quiz – Nutrition/Digestive System

HW: Test Tues

10/27

 

HW: Test Tues

 

Week 11

7th GradePre-AP/GTScience

10/30

Review - Kahoots

HW: study for test

10/31

Test – Nutrition/Digestive System

HW:

11/1

 

HW:

11/2

 

HW: Test Tues

11/3

 

HW: Test Tues

 

Week 12

7th GradePre-AP/GTScience

11/6

Lab – heartbeat health beat lab

HW: study for quiz, lab due Thur,

11/7

CPR

HW:Family Night - NO HW

11/8

Respiratory system notes

HW: finish lab, study for quiz

11/9

Quiz – Circulatory/Respiratory

HW: vampire/blood worksheet

11/10

Lab – Gas Exchange

HW: lab due Monday

 

 

Week 13

7th GradePre-AP/GTScience

11/13

Labs due

Respiratory system review

Study guide on Its Learning

HW: finish respiratory system ws

11/14

Blood review

HW:none

11/15

Review/Kahoot

HW:study for test

11/16

Test – Circulatory/Respiratory

HW: think of a topic for project (due Monday, 11/27)

11/17

Introduce Body Systems Project

Class time to research

HW: No HW
Have a restful Thanksgiving!


 

Week 14

7th GradePre-AP/GTScience

11/27

Body Systems Project

Class time to research

HW: body systems project; draft due Wed

11/28

Begin Nervous System

Class time to research

HW: body systems project; draft due Wed

11/29

Rough draft due/feedback

Work on SF 7-5

HW: SF 7-5 due Thur

11/30

Check SF 7-5

Class time to research

HW: infographic due Tues

12/1

Class time to research

HW: infographic due Tues


 

Week 15

7th GradePre-AP/GTScience

12/4

Nervous system notes

HW: finish infographic - due Tues

12/5

Notes - nervous system

HW: How the Nervous System Works due Wed

12/6

Check homework

Bill Nye

HW: study for quiz

12/7

Quiz-Nervous Systems

HW: none

12/8

Observation & Inference

HW: finish observation & inference