; Mr. Hadley's 7th grade class.

Calendar of Events/Dates.

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  • Wednesday 12/10 - Grade Warnings go out today.
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  • Monday 12/1 - New Unit: Astronomy
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  • Tuesday 11/25 - Vocabulary Quiz
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  • Friday 11/14/2014 - Short Quiz
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  • Monday. 11/3/2014 - Start of a new unit. - Grades from Q1 are closed. Report cards go out Wed.
    • MA Frameworks Physical Sciences ES2
    • Describe the layers of the earth, including the lithosphere, the hot convecting mantle,and the dense metallic core.
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News, Homework,, etc.

Please note that I will only keep a week or two worth of information up here at a time.

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  • Monday 12/8/2014 - Two column notes and vocab (teacher was out today)
    • Classwork - two column notes and vocabulary for inner and outer planets.
    • Homework - None as I was not there.
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  • Tuesday 12/2/2014 - Thursday 12/4/2014 - Solar System Scale Models
    • Classwork (quiz grade) determine the scale position and scale size of the eight plants, construct a 2D model, decorate it appropriately based on pictures of the planets.
    • Homework:
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  • Monday 12/1/2014 - Half Length Classes due to English Benchmarks.
    • Classwork - Astronomy Pre-Assessment (not part of grade... used to see what the students already know.
    • Homework: Find an article about Space Science in a magazine, newspaper or online. Write a paragraph summarizing what it says. Due Wed. to allow students time to use school computers if needed.
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  • Thursday 11/27/2014 - Friday 11/28/2014 - NO SCHOOL - VACATION
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  • Wednesday 11/26/2014 - Very short classes (half day)
    • Classwork: Wrap up volcanoes.
    • Homework: None
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  • Tuesday 11/25/2014 - Vocab Quiz
    • Classwork: Quiz
    • Homework: None
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  • Monday 11/24/2014
    • Classwork - make flash cards for use in studying for the quiz. Review of fault line types.
    • Homework - spend at least 20 minutes practicing flash cards for vocab quiz! Here is the study guide we used.
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  • Friday 11/21/2014 - Faultlines
    • Classwork - construct a fault line model. CW-2-06 Use it to answer out questions about the three major fault types. Here is the handout we used.
    • Homework: Finish questions if you did not do so in class - due Monday.
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  • Thursday 11/20/2014
    • Classwork - Write out your understanding of erosion. Open Response to close out previous unit.
    • Homework: TBD
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  • Wednesday 11/19/2014
    • Classwork - Two Column Notes on soil erosion
    • Homework - No Homework.
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  • Tuesday 11/18/2014 - Eroision
    • Classwork - Take notes from some film clips, discuss ways the earth's surface can change, short lab
    • Homework: No Homework
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  • Monday 11/17/2014 - Get back some points on the quiz
    • Classwork - Look up wrong quiz answers and redo for partial credit
    • Homework - Finish re-doing test answers if more time was needed
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  • Friday 11/14/14 - Quiz and Open Response
    • Classwork - Take quiz and do open response
    • Homework: None
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  • Thurs 11/13/14 - I was out today but the sub had work for them
    • Classwork - finish homework from yesterday if needed. New notes and vocab. Study for quiz
    • Homework - Study for quiz tomorrow!
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  • Wed 11/12/14
    • Classwork - Students received a handout to use for the homework as well as a study guide for the upcoming quiz.
    • Homework - Complete 2 Column Notes using packet above. Answer SECTION REVIEW questions on pages 98 and 102 with complete sentences. HW#2-03
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  • Tuesday 11/11/14 - NO SCHOOL TODAY
    • Classwork:None
    • Homework: None
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  • Monday 11/10/14 - Applying Convection, Two Column Notes, Vocab
    • Classwork - Sea Breezes and Convection, Taking 2 column notes and finding vocab.
    • Homework: NONE
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  • Thursday and Friday 11/6,11/7 - Students design a unit quiz!
    • Classwork - quiz grade - students are going through the material for this unit and instead of taking a quiz they are deciding what material is most important, and taking the role of a teacher and designing a quiz. The project work will be the assessment for this part of the unit.
    • Homework - none if they complete all of the work in class.
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  • Wednesday 11/5/2014 - Science Binder Purge, Model the Earth
    • Classwork CW2-03: Fill in a data sheet from a variety of sources and follow the instructions to make a model of the interior of the earth.
    • Homework: Finish model if not done in class time,
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  • Tuesday 11/4/2014 - Science Binder Purge, Video about deep drilling, 2 Column Notes
    • Classwork: Handout What does the inside of the earth look like?
    • CW#2-02: Vocab & 2 Col Notes
    • Homework: HW#2-02 Pg 13 of packet "Writing In Science" - Two paragraphs.
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  • Monday 11/3/2014 CW#2-01 Inquiry: "How do we know what is inside the earth?",
    • Classwork: CW#2-01 Inquiry - Try to guess properties of materials in sealed containers by making observations of the sealed containers.
    • Homework HW#2-01: Find and summarize an article about a recent sudden change to the earth's surface. (examples: volcano, earthquake, tsunami, etc.) 1 Paragraph, complete sentences.
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