Fourth Quarter Homework:
Late work will receive a 50% deduction.
Tuesday, April 25: Excretory & Digestive System Test today; Skeletal System packet due May 2.
Tuesday, April 18: read Skeletal System informational packet; study for the Digestive System and Excretory System test (which will be given in class 4-25)
Third Quarter Homework:
Late work turned in this quarter will receive a 50% deduction.
Thursday, March 9: Circulatory System Packet due March 14; Blood Cells wksh due March 14.
Tuesday, March 7: Circulatory System Packet due March 14.
Thursday, March 2: class discussion of lungs; no hw
Tuesday, February 28: finished Lung Lab; turned in packet; no homework.
Thursday, February 16: Collected Cell Projects; Started Lung Lab; work on packet
Tuesday, February 7: Cell project due February 16.
Thursday, February 2: read chapter 1 in book; Work on The Incredible Cell Project – due February 16.
5S The Incredible Cell
You will be required to construct a three-dimensional model of a plant or animal cell.
My model: _________________________ Due Date: ________________
Each model must include all of the following organelles and their functions:
- Cell wall (plant cell only)
- Cell membrane
- Endoplasmic reticulum
- Golgi bodies
- Lysosome (animal cell only)
- Chloroplast (plant cell only)
- Is your name on the project?
- Is the cell type identified? (plant or animal cell)
- Is the model a three-dimensional model of a plant or animal cell?
- Are all the organelles listed above included?
- Are the organelles correctly labeled? Each organelle must be labeled with its name and function. You may label each organelle or use a key.
- Are the relationships between the parts shown correctly? For example, is the endoplasmic reticulum around the nucleus?
- Did you use proper conventions: spelling, grammar, etc.?
Tuesday, January 31: Cell structure packet is due Thursday, February 2; today we looked at cells through a microscope.
Thursday, January 26: read Cell Structure packet; Cell Structure worksheet is due Thursday, February 2. Study the Animal and Plant cell diagram.
Tuesday, January 24: read Cell Structure packet; Cell Structure worksheet is due Thursday, February 2.
Second Quarter Homework:
Please note my new policy on homework: If homework is not turned in the day it is due, the student will receive 25% deduction (unless the student is absent). All missing work must be turned in by the ay of the test or the student will receive a zero for that
Thursday, January 12: SNOW DAY!!! Chapter 7-2 packet is due January 17; Exam Review Chapter 7 follows:
5/6CECS Aquatic Ecosystems Ch. 7
First Semester Exam Review
Tuesday, January 10: Chapter 7-2 packet due January 17; Exam Review assignments due January 19; Exam January 19
Thursday, January 5: Exam Review Chapter 4 & 5 due January 19; Chapter 7-1 packet due January 10.
Tuesday, January 3: Exam Review Chapter 4 due January 19; Chapter 7-1 packet due January 10.
Thursday, December 8: Biome Presentations
Tuesday, December 6: Biome Presentations
Thursday, December 1: Biome Presentations begin next week.
Tuesday, November 29: discussed biome project; worked on biome project; assigned dates for biome presentation
Tuesday, November 22: work on biome project in class; we will discuss due dates, expectations, etc. next Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 15: Took Chapter 5 Test; assigned Biome – students will be working on a biome project in class and at home; today they were given their biome. hw: find resources (books, printouts, etc.) to bring to school on Thursday. On Thursday, November 17 we will discuss the requirements of this project.
Thursday, November 10: Chapter 5 test 11-15; Dissected Owl Pellets worksheet due 11-15 if not already turned in 11-10
Tuesday, November 8: Review packet due today; Dissected Owl Pellets in class -we’ll finish on Thursday; hw: study for test which is Tuesday, November 15
Tuesday, November 1: Chapter 5 Section 3 packet & Cycles in Nature poster due on Thursday, November 3.
Tuesday, September 6: Welcome back to Sacred Heart Academy. Today we discussed the syllabus and general classroom information. We also began our first group project, which will be to build a tower from everyday materials.
Homework: Think about a design for a tower. We will discuss the rules of the project, and I’ll pass out materials on Thursday.
Tuesday, September 27 – discussed chapter 4 section 1 & 2. no homework
Thursday, September 29 – hands-on activity; homework: section 3 in journal (students will receive the requirements for the section today, although they’re the same for each section)
Tuesday, October 4: p. 115-116 #1-22
Thursday, October 6: finish kingdoms poster in class; study for test(October 13)
Tuesday, October 11: review for test
Thursday, October 13: Test; homework is to work on chapter 5 section 1 packet (due October 20)
Tuesday, October 18: hw: Test corrections; Chapter 5 section 1 packet due Thursday, October 20.
Thursday, October 20: hw: Chapter 5 section 2 packet due October 27.
Tuesday, October 25: finished Food Webs in class; discussed Cycles in Nature poster which is due Thursday, November 3
Thursday, October 27: discussed Chapter 5 section 3 in class; Chapter 5 Section 3 packet due November 3; Cycles in Nature poster due November 3 also.