Last Edited: September 21, 2018
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September 21, 2018: Today, the students took the Cell Organelle Practice Quiz and continued work on writing their 'shape poetry' about one specific organelle. Their homework is to study for the Organelle Quiz on Monday, 9/24. I uploaded a blank copy of the practice quiz below. The formatting is not correct, however, because of the conversion between word and google. The practice quiz answers are posted below as well.
September 20, 2018: Today, 7L started their 'shape poetry' organelle poems. They will be able to complete this activity tomorrow. 7E was given time to complete the Pizza Cell Organelle activity. They will not be able to use any more class time to complete it. Most students completed this activity. I am available during Tuesday's recess to make up work. The students will take the Cell Organelle Practice Quiz tomorrow and the actual quiz on Monday, 9/24.
September 19, 2018: Today, 7L completed the Pizza Cell Activity. I gave them credit for completing it and they kept the assignment. A few students did not complete the activity and they need to finish on their own time. 7E will get about 20 minutes tomorrow to complete the Pizza Activity. A Cell Organelle Quiz is scheduled for Monday, 9/24. The students will get a practice quiz on Friday. Their homework tonight is the Cell Organelle Quiz Review WS.
September 18, 2018: Today, the students continued to work on the Cell Pizza Activity. A few students in 7L were able to finish the activity. Most students will need to finish tomorrow. The students' homework for tonight is 'Plant and Animal Color by Number' worksheet.
September 17, 2018: Today, the students matched up organelles to objects. They visited 10 stations and justified their connections to the objects and organelles. The will continue the Felt Cell Pizza activity tomorrow. They do not have homework tonight.
September 7, 2018: Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year! Today in class your child was given a newsletter, an opening slideshow, and they worked on a first day activity. Their homework for the weekend is to share the newsletter with their parents and complete the first day activity, if needed. Most students were able to complete the activity in class.
September 10, 2018: The students hypothesized functions of organelles found in cells by looking at pictures. They then took notes about the actual functions of the organelles. The students do not have homework tonight.
September 11, 2018: Today, the students matched up pictures to organelles found in cells and justified a connection statement. The students also labeled the organelles found in plant and animal cells. The students have no homework tonight.
September 12, 2018: Today, the students in 7L worked on a Pizza Cell Organelle assignment. They will be working on this assignment for several days in class. The students in 7E only watched a few minutes of a video due to Mass running long. Their homework, for both classes, is 'Cell Organelle' homework' worksheet.
September 13, 2018: Today, 7L homeroom students continued to work on the Pizza Cell Organelle assignment. The students in 7E began the assignment today. Both classes will continue tomorrow. They do not have homework tonight.
September 14, 2018: Today, the students continued work on the Organelle Pizza Cell activity. Students in 7L should be able to finish this assignment on Monday. Students in 7E will probably finish on Tuesday. The students' homework this weekend is to read over their notes on organelles.