Sunday, September 17, 2017

Quarter 1, Week 3, 9/18 to 9/22

(This may change from day to day depending on how much we actually get done in class so check back often to make sure a deadline or assignment or homework wasn't changed at the last minute.)

 Last updated on Sunday, Sept 17, 2017, 9:53pm

1st per - 7:45am to 8:39am
2nd per - 8:43am to 9:37am 
3rd per - 9:41am to 10:35am 
Lunch - 10:35am to 11:05am 
4th per (Eagle Time) - 11:09am to 11:26am 
5th per - 11:30am to 12:24pm
6th per - 12:28pm to 1:22pm
7th per - 1:26pm to 2:20pm
(Click here to see Late Start/Early Release Day Schedules)
6th-grade Science

Monday - Today students will begin using 3D GameLab for Science. They will begin their first few assignments that include a survey and setting up their notebooks.

Periods 1 and 2 will finish the Pear Deck we started last week.

HW - Help your parents sign up for Bloomz if you have not already.

Tuesday - Today students will complete an Observation vs Inference activity.

Wednesday - Once teams are done with their Observation vs Inference activity students will complete a Mt Saint Helens Pear Deck activity. 

Thursday - Today we will finish the Mt Saint Helens Pear Deck activity.

Friday - Today 6th graders will work on their 3D GameLab assignments so they can begin setting up their Science blogs.
8th-grade Science

Monday - Checking in today to see how the Biome Commercial scripts are coming along. 

HW - Help your parents sign up for Bloomz if you have not already.

Tuesday - Today teams should complete their Biome Commercials

Wednesday - Teams will share their Biome Commercials today! Then students will work on their 3D GameLab assignments, which include setting up their notebooks. 

Thursday - Students will get their Earth Science workbooks today, What Makes the Weather Change? We will begin Lesson 1 - What is Weather?

Friday - Today we will finish Lesson 1 - What is Weather?
6th-grade Keyboarding

Monday - Students will continue to work on their WoW in Schools 3D GameLab assignments until our All The Right Type accounts are set up. Our tech department is busy and it's taking longer than usual to set up the accounts.

HW - None

Tuesday to Friday - Students will be working on the WoW in Schools assignments until the All The Right Type accounts are set up. Once the accounts are setup students will begin using All The Right Type to practice typing every day.
Email me with any questions.


Friday, September 8, 2017

Quarter 1, Week 2, 9/11 to 9/15

Last updated on Friday, Sept 8, 2017, 3:00pm

6th grade Science

Monday - We will be working on Cispus activities all day today here at school. Students can bring their gear to leave here over night and they will take the 2:20pm bus home.

Bring gear to your 1st-period class!

HW - Come tomorrow with your daypack with your lunch and water bottle ready to go to Cispus!

Tuesday - Students can take their regular bus to school and we will leave for camp at about 8:15 or 8:30am. Make sure you have your daypack with a lunch and snacks.

Friday - Students need to be picked up from school at about 2pm. See you then!
6th grade Exploratory
Technology Lit

Monday - Today we will not have our regular 7th period class since we'll be working on Cispus activities. Students will meet with their HS Cispus Counselors during 5th period. They will work on their activity group Cispus banners.

HW - Come tomorrow with your daypack with your lunch and water bottle ready to go to Cispus!

Tuesday to Friday - Camp Cispus!
8th-grade Science

Monday to Friday - My 8th grade students will have a substitute teacher this week while I am at Camp Cispus.

Eighth graders will be working on the Biome Project they started last week. The goal is for teams to have their Biome Commercial done by Friday.

If they finish early they can work on the other 3D Gamelab quests.

Email me with any questions.

Monday, September 4, 2017

Quarter 1, Week 1, 9/4 to 9/8

(This may change from day to day depending on how much we actually get done in class so check back often to make sure a deadline or assignment or homework wasn't changed at the last minute.)

 Last updated on Monday, Sept 4, 2017, 8:11pm

1st per - 7:45am to 8:39am
2nd per - 8:43am to 9:37am 
3rd per - 9:41am to 10:35am 
Lunch - 10:35am to 11:05am 
4th per (Eagle Time) - 11:09am to 11:26am 
5th per - 11:30am to 12:24pm
6th per - 12:28pm to 1:22pm
7th per - 1:26pm to 2:20pm
(Click here to see Late Start/Early Release Day Schedules)
6th-grade Science

Monday - No School - Labor Day!

Tuesday - Class Intro today and passing out paperwork to take home for homework. Students will begin using Classcraft and from now on Classcraft will be the opening activity while Mr. G takes attendance.

HW - Sixth graders were given their Cispus Packets! Please sign and return the field trip permission slip and health form tomorrow. If your child will need to take any medication at camp, get the authorization for medication form to a doctor so that our camp nurse can dispense the meds.

Kids also got my class intro sheet with the Bloomz code for parents to sign up for class updates.

Wednesday - Students will participate in a community building activity.

HW - A Cispus reminder was sent home with students. Turn in the field trip permission form and health form of the Cispus Packet tomorrow if you haven't already. Also, sign up for Bloomz if you haven't already. Visit the Parent's Corner if you need more information.

Thursday - Students will participate in a lab safety activity. Then students will learn how to use 3D GameLab to access, do, and submit their Science work.

HW - Another, yes a second, Cispus reminder was sent home with students.

Friday - Students will use 3D Gamelab to submit the first few assignments of the year: 
  1. Lab Safety
  2. Notebooking
  3. Blogging in Science.
HW - Bring Cispus gear on Monday to your 1st-period class to store it until we leave on Tuesday.
8th-grade Science

Monday - No School - Labor Day!

Tuesday - Class Intro today and passing out paperwork to take home for homework. Students will begin using Classcraft and from now on Classcraft will be the opening activity while Mr. G takes attendance.

HW - Eighth graders were given a syllabus packet with tons of information along with the Bloomz code for parents to sign up for class updates. Please fill out and return the family contact sheet so we can make sure we have current information.

Wednesday - Students will participate in a Lab Safety activity. Then students will start working on a Biome Project

HW - Sign up for Bloomz if you haven't already. Visit the Parent's Corner if you need more information.

Thursday - Mr. G will help students with the Biome Project so that they can work on it next week while the 6th grade is at Camp Cispus.

Friday - Mr. G will share ways students can make their Biome Commercials for the Biome Project
6th-grade Keyboarding

Monday - No School - Labor Day!

Tuesday - Class Intro today and passing out paperwork to take home for homework.

HW - Kids got the class information sheet with a spot for parents to sign. Please sign and return with your child tomorrow.

Wednesday - By today students should start working on the 3D GameLab WoW in Schools course.

HW - Turn in the signed class information sheet if you haven't already.

Thursday - Students will be setting up their All The Right Type accounts to begin the keyboarding portion of this class. 

Friday - Students will work on their keyboarding practice and then work on the 3D GameLab portion of this class.
Email me with any questions.