Middle School

Teachers - Melissa Dutton

This page contains the weekly agenda
***Parents and students that are absent may find this useful to see what is happening in class and/or what may have been missed.

Week of May 12, 2014
Monday:  Circles and speed
Tuesday:  Accelerometer and maximum speed
Wednesday:  Review for Test
Thursday:  Review for hours 1-4
                  Test for hours 6 and 7
Friday:  Test for hours 1-4
              Talent show 6 and 7 

Week of May 5, 2014
Monday: Finding Pace length 
Tuesday:  Practicing with pace length
Wednesday:  Measuring triangles
Thursday:  Finding height using tangent
Friday: Quiz/ Circles

Week of April 28, 2014
Monday:  Finish Sound Stations and Worksheet
Tuesday: Electromagnetic Spectrum Power point and notes/Begin Light Stations
Wednesday: Finish Light stations/Informational video for science pilot
Thursday:  Science MEAP pilot test
Friday:  Physics in the Park Introduction video/Science MEAP pilot test 

 Week of April 21, 2014
Monday:  Finish Wave Vocab 1-16
Tuesday:  Wave Review Worksheets
Wednesday:  Mechanical Wave Notes
Thursday: Sound Stations
Friday: Sound Stations and Worksheet

 Week of April 14, 2014
Monday:  Wave Notes and Begin Slinky lab
Tuesday:  Finish Slinky Lab Analysis and Wave Vocab
Wednesday:  Pendulum Lab-Collect Data
Thursday:  Wave Mini Quiz #1
                   Pendulum Lab-Data Analysis 
Friday:  NO SCHOOL 

Week of April 7, 2014

Week of March 31, 2014
Monday:  Genetics Review/Post Test on Quia Site
Tuesday:  Correct Review/Game
Wednesday:  Cells and Genetics Test
Thursday:  Tests Back and go over/Video
Friday:  Finish Video 

Week of March 24, 2014
Monday:  Advances in Genetics Worksheet Correct and Notes
Tuesday:  Asexual vs. Sexual Reproduction Power point and Notes
Wednesday:  Natural Selection Lab
Thursday:  Genetics Quiz #3/ Natural Selection lab
Friday:  Quiz Back/Finish Lab/Begin Genetics Review 

Week of March 17, 2014
Monday:  Advances in Genetics Video Clip and Back from the Dead Reading
Tuesday:  Finish Back from the Dead Article and Genetics Vocab 9-16
Wednesday:  Genetics Quiz #2/Finish Vocab/Acquired vs. Inherited Traits
Thursday:  Acquired vs. Inherited Worksheet/Bill Nye Video-Clones
Friday:  Bill Nye Video and Advances in Genetics Worksheet

Week of March 10, 2014
Monday:  Smiley Child Wrap up and Begin Sponge Bob Genetics
Tuesday: Sponge Bob Genetics and pgs 112-117 Notes
Wednesday:  Check Sponge Bob  and Punnett Square Practice Worksheet
Thursday:  Genetics Quiz and Check Worksheet
Friday:  Catch up DAY 

Week of March 3, 2014
Monday:  Computer Lab to make Smiley Child Face
Tuesday:  Explore Test
Wednesday:  Finish Smiley Kid and Vocab 1-8 Genetics
Thursday:  Punnett Square Instruction and Practice
Friday:  Smiley Child Wrap up 

Week of February 24, 2014
Monday:  Cell Quiz #4/Mitosis
Tuesday:  Mitosis Flip Books
Wednesday:  Mitosis Flip Book Analysis
Thursday:  Cell Quiz/Genetics Introduction
Friday:  Smiley Face Kids 

Week of February 17, 2014
Monday:  Off Mid-Winter Break
Tuesday:  Finish Slides
Wednesday:  Last day for Slides
Thursday:  Finish Photosynthesis and Respiration Worksheets
Friday:  Cells Alive Website 

Week of February 10, 2014
Monday:  Microscope Cell Slides-premade
Tuesday:  Microscope Cell Slides-premade
Wednesday:  Photosynthesis and Respiration Worksheets when finish slides
Thursday:  Microscope Cell Slides-make your own
Friday:  Microscope Cell Slides-make your own 

Week of February 3, 2014
Monday:  Correct Worksheet/Cell Vocab 1-16
Tuesday:  Cell Vocab/Do back of Worksheet for tomorrow
Wednesday: Begin Work on Cell Model
Thursday:  Cell Model
Friday: Cell Model 

Week of January 27, 2014
Monday:  Snow Day
Tuesday:  Snow Day
Wednesday:  5th and 7th hour Exam
Thursday:  New Semester/Cells and Genetics Pretest
Friday:  Cells Introduction Worksheet 

Week of January 20, 2014
Monday:  Review for Exam
Tuesday:  Review for Exam
                 6th hour EXAM
Wednesday:  1st and 2nd hour EXAM
Thursday:  3rd and 4th hour EXAM
Friday:  5th and 7th hour EXAM

Week of January 13, 2014
Monday:  Climate Change Video Clips
                 Land Use Information-gather and prepare
Tuesday:  Land Use Information-Present/Share
                 Air Pollution Challenge
Wednesday:  Air Pollution Graphs and Questions
Thursday:  Water Use/Pollution Power Point
                   Land/Water/Air Use/Pollution Wrap up
Friday:  Finish Wrap up and assess 

Week of January 6, 2014
Monday:  Snow Day
Tuesday:  Snow Day
Wednesday:  Weather Review and Quizzes back
Thursday:  Climate Activity
                   Climate Notes pgs 112-122
Friday:  Correct Notes pages
              Climate Video Clips

Week of November 11, 2013
Monday:  Projects Turned in
                 Quiz Retake
                 Worksheet finish/Begin Review
Tuesday:  Correct Worksheet
                  Review Game
Wednesday:  Correct Review Packet
                      Computer Lab for POST TEST
Thursday:  Matter Test Part II
Friday:  MI PHY Questionaire 

 Week of November 4, 2013
Monday:  Quiz #1 States of Matter
                  Finish State of Matter Investigation-graphs and conclusion
Tuesday:  Compare Predicted Graphs to Actual Graphs and finish all of lab
                 Solid, Liquid, Gas and Chemical and Physical Change worksheet
Wednesday:   Quizzes Back and Introduce and Begin work on State of Matter Projects
Thursday:  Quiz #2 States of Matter
                   Work on Projects
Friday:  Quizzes Back and Work on Projects--DUE MONDAY 

 Week of October 28, 2013
Monday:  Solid, Liquid, and Gas Notes pg. 44-47 Brown Chemical
                                                                                Building Blocks books 
Tuesday:  Phase Changes Notes pg. 62-67.
Wednesday:  Vocab Words State of Matter 1-8
Thursday:  States of Matter Investigation
Friday:  Finish States of Matter Investigation 

Week of October 21, 2013
Monday:  Finish Heartburn Lab Part II-last day in class to work on this (hours 5-7).
                 Matter Vocab Words 13-20 (hours 5-7)
                 Matter Review Packet-ALL
Tuesday:  Finish Heartburn Lab Part II-last day in class to work on this (hours 1-3)
                Matter Vocab 13-20 (hours 1-3)
                Matter Review Packet correct (hours 5-7)
Wednesday:  Final Day of Review- ALL HOURS!!!
Thursday:  Matter Part 1 TEST!!--**ALL HOURS**
Friday:  States of Matter Notes

 Week of October 14, 2013
Monday:  Chemical Reactions Lab
                 Heartburn Lab
Tuesday:  MEAP Day 1 Math
                Heartburn Lab Analysis
Wednesday:  MEAP Day 2 Writing
                      Heartburn Lab Part 2
Thursday:  Heartburn Lab Part 2 Analysis
Friday:  Catch up Day 

 Week of October 7, 2013
Monday:  Chemical Reaction Notes
Tuesday: MEAP Reading Day 1
                Chemical Equations Lab
Wednesday:  MEAP Reading Day 2
                      Finish Chemical Equations Lab
                      Matter Review Worksheets
Thursday:  MEAP Writing Day 1 
                  Finish Worksheets
Friday:  Matter Quiz #3
              Chemical Reactions Lab 

Week of September 30, 2013
Monday:  Matter Vocab check
                 Atom and Bonding Notes
Tuesday:  Building Molecules
Wednesday:  Building Molecules
                      Matter Homework #2
Thursday:  Finish Atom and Periodic Table Notes
                  Matter Quiz #2
Friday:  Describing Matter and Chemical Reaction Study Guides 

Week of September 23, 2013
Monday:  Finish Notes page 14-17 and discuss
                 Is it Matter? Misconceptions
Tuesday:  Cube/Matter Descriptions
                 Matter Flow chart Notes
Wednesday: Element, Compound, Mixture Lab--1/2 day hours 1-3 
Thursday:  Element, Compound, Mixture Lab 
                   Matter Vocab 1-8
Friday:  Matter Quiz #1
              Finish Vocab
             Atomic Theory Information 

Week of September 16, 2013
Monday:  Finish Density Block Lab
                 Measuring Review Sheets
Tuesday:  Metric Quiz #3
Wednesday:  Metric Review
Thursday:  Metric Test
Friday:  Matter Pretest 

Week of September 10, 2013
Monday:  Quizzes Back and go over
                 Finish Volume measurements
                 Mass, Volume, and Density predictions
Tuesday:  Predictions and Present
Wednesday:  Metric Quiz #2
                     Checking Mass Predictions
Thursday:  Density Cube Lab
Friday:  Density Cube Lab

Week of September 3, 2013
Tuesday:  Welcome Back!!
                 Metric Measuring Length
Wednesday:  Finish Length
                      Metric Prefixes
Thursday:  Metric Measuring Volume
Friday:  Finish Volume
              Mass, Volume, and Density Predictions
Last Modified on May 3, 2014