Friday, September 19, 2014

Day 19 of 2014/15

Student Expectation:  Explain the influence of climate on the distribution of biomes in different regions.

Phones on the table.

Login to Skyward - take Ch. 2 Exam. Save and complete assignment.

Come to my desk one at a time to show me StudyStack Ch. 2 Vocabulary -20 words.

In StudyStack - create a new stack for Ch. 3 & 4 Vocabulary - P. 87 - Key Terms - do 11 words and definitions.  Use glossary to write complete definitions.  SAVE CHANGES.

Read Ch. 3 sec 1 P. 87-98.

You must complete all work on the blog before watching Student News

Homework:  Don't forget to feed the dog.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Day 18 of 2014/15

Student Expectation:  Explain the influence of climate on the distribution of biomes in different regions.

Phones on the table.

Login to Skyward - check answers for Ch. 2 sec 1 Quiz.  Retake must be completed by Monday 9-22-14.  (If you did not take the quiz Wed. - do it NOW.

Review Wed. notes - PowerPoint

Chapter 2 Review - number 1-20 on notebook paper.  Write your first and last name AND Period number on your paper.

If you have not finished  Epsilen  complete Module 1 Lesson 7a -Biomes: An Introduction.  Take the quiz after completing the module.  Retake the quiz once to  improve score.

Play a game with StudyStack - to learn Ch. 2 Vocabulary.

Watch Biosphere II  

Watch Student News - (if time).

Homework:  Take you textbook home to use there.  We will use a classroom set of textbooks in class.
                  Study for Ch. 2 Exam
                       Be ready to show me Ch. 2 Vocabulary for a daily grade.




Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Day 17 of 2014/15


Student Expectation:  Explain the influence of climate on the distribution of biomes in different regions.

Honors Only -1st Six Weeks Outside Assignment #1 Due Wed. 9-17-14

Form to Submit 1st Six Weeks Outside Assignment #1 2014 SUBMIT NOW.

Phones on the table.

Review Ch. 2 sec 1 - PowerPoint

Login to Skyward - take Ch. 2 sec 1 Quiz.

Review Turning Up the Heat Student password is godleygeo2014.

Pull up StudyStack - Ch. 2 Vocabulary.

Notes - Ecosystems - P. 77-83
Ecosystem Notes


In Epsilen  complete Module 1 Lesson 7a -Biomes: An Introduction.  Take the quiz after completing
the module.  Retake the quiz once to improve score.

Play a game with StudyStack - to learn Ch. 2 Vocabulary.

Watch Student News - (if time).

Homework:  Study for Ch. 2 Review Thursday
                       Bring pen/paper for Review Thurs.



Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Day 16 of 2014/15

Student Expectation:  Explain the influence of climate on the distribution of biomes in different regions.

Pull up StudyStack - Ch. 2 Vocabulary

Review Monday notes


In  Epsilen , FINISH MODULE 1 LESSON 1 & 2 and take the two quizzes (if you have not completed.)

Watch Climate Change video -on the same page as Turning Up the Heat Article.

Read Turning Up the Heat - student password is godleygeo2014.  After reading article, play the game for this article at bottom right of screen.  Turn off sound for the game.

In Epsilen,complete Module 1 Lesson 7a -Biomes: An Introduction.  Take the quiz after completing the module.  Retake the quiz once to improve score.

Read over Notes - Ecosystems - P. 77-83

Homework:  Study for Wed Quiz (Module 1 Lesson 1 & 2 AND Ch. 2 sec 1 Quiz)
Honors - Finish Outside Assignment #1-  due Wed. 9-17-14

Monday, September 15, 2014

Day 15 of 2014/15

Student Expectation:  Explain how elevation, wind systems, ocean currents, position on a continent, and mountain barriers influence temperature, precipitation, and distribution of climate regions

Check your 1st Six Weeks Progress Grade in Skyward

Review Friday notes - read over

Read over Notes - Distributing Earth's Heat - p. 66-73
Distributing Earth's Heat #1 
Distributing Earth's Heat #2 
Distributing Earth's Heat #3

Go to StudyStack - add Ch. 2 sec 2 Vocabulary to Ch. 2 Stack - P. 77 Key Terms -write complete terms and definitions using glossary -SAVE CHANGES.  Show me completed vocabulary - 20 words.

Go to Epsilen - login - go to Learning, courses, lessons, Finish Module 1 Lesson 1 Earth-Sun Relationship Rotation, Revolution, and Tilt.   (The first video in lesson does not exist - skip it and move forward.  Take the Module 1 Lesson 1 Quiz.  You may retake the quiz once to raise your score.

Go to Module 1 Lesson 2 Earth- Sun Relationships -Seasons - Finish the lesson and take the  Quiz for Module 1 Lesson 2.  You may retake the quiz once to raise your score

Play a game with Ch. 2 Vocabulary in StudyStack

Watch Student News (if time).

 Read Ch. 2 sec 2 p. 77-83.  

Homework: Study for Ch. 2 sec 1/Module 1 Lesson 1 & 2 Quiz Tuesday.


Honors only - 1st Six Weeks Outside Assignment #1 Due Wed. 9-17-14

Friday, September 12, 2014

Day 14 of 2014/15


Student Expectation:  Explain weather conditions and climate in relation to annual changes in Earth-Sun relationships.

Login to Skyward - check answers for Ch. 1 Exam. Retake on Ch. 1 Exam must be completed by Tuesday 9-16-14

Go to Study Stack - create a new stack-  Label the description-  Ch. 2 Vocabulary - P. 63 - do 9 words and definitions - USE GLOSSARY FOR DEFINITIONS. - Show me completed vocabulary.  SAVE CHANGES.


Notes Weather and Climate - P. 63-65. (If you do not have internet at home, pick up a copy of notes on the table by the door.)

Weather and climate video

Go to Epsilen - login - go to Learning, courses, lessons, Do Module 1 Lesson 1 Earth-Sun Relationship Rotation, Revolution, and Tilt.   (The first video in lesson does not exist - skip it and move forward.  Take the Module 1 Lesson 1 Quiz.  You may retake the quiz once to raise your score.

Go to Module 1 Lesson 2 Earth- Sun Relationships -Seasons - complete the lesson and take the  Quiz for Module 1 Lesson 2.  You may retake the quiz once to raise your score

We will have a Skyward Quiz on Module 1 & 2 on Tuesday 9-16-14.

Watch Student News (if time).

Homework:  Don't forget to feed the dog.
Honors:  Work on Outside Assignment #1



HONORS ONLY -Set up your account - Setting up a Grammarly@edu account is extremely easy: 
Use the access code  - see me for access code.when registering a new account at www.grammarly.com/edu/students, and you are ready to go.   Put your user name and password in your Google doc for passwords.  Use your school email address. Use this tool to improve your writing and prevent  plagiarism. Grammarly gives you a score on your writing.  I will grade your assignment and use Grammarly to evaluate writing and plagiarism.

Example of MLA Citation

(View tutorial at top of blog to learn how to submit assignment.)


Thursday, September 11, 2014

Day 13 of 2014/15

Remember 9-11-2001

Retake on Ch. 1 Review must be completed by Monday 9-15-14.

Phones on the table - pick up at end of class.

Chapter 1 Exam - login to  -Skyward   - take exam .REMEMBER TO SAVE AND COMPLETE ASSIGNMENT when finished.  

After finishing the exam, come to my desk one at a time. Show me your Study stack of Ch. 1 Vocabulary and  Special Lines of Latitude for a daily grade.

Research the facts of 9-11-2001.  We do not want to ever forget this tragic day in American history.

Watch Student News - (if time).


Homework:Read Ch. 2 sec 1 p. 63-73.

Anyone wanting to drop this HONORS CLASS - see the counselor today.


HONORS ONLY -Set up your account - Setting up a Grammarly@edu account is extremely easy: 
Use the access code  - see me for access code.when registering a new account at www.grammarly.com/edu/students, and you are ready to go.   Put your user name and password in your Google doc for passwords.  Use your school email address. Use this tool to improve your writing and prevent  plagiarism. Grammarly gives you a score on your writing.  I will grade your assignment and use Grammarly to evaluate writing and plagiarism.

Example of MLA Citation

(View tutorial at top of blog to learn how to submit assignment.)