First Day of School Classroom Agenda — Paxton Center School Science Grades 7 & 8

Homeroom 8:10 to 8:25:

  1. Collect tissues and supplies, store.
  2. Hand out Agenda Books
  3. Hand out student class assignments.
  4. Hand out blank schedules.
  5. Your first class today is Related Arts - go to the Gymnasium
  6. Bring a pencil and your schedules.
  7. You may leave your bags here today.  Please pack them up neatly and tuck in your chair. (This will be the last time this is permitted this year.)
  8. After R/A, go to the first class listed on your class assignment sheet.
  9. Return here to Homeroom for WIN block (10:48)
  10. Dismiss to R/A at 8:25

Grade 8 science Class Agenda:

Homework:

  1.  Calculating Percentages in Science due tomorrow.
  2. Parents to sign up for "Keep me posted..." updates tonight. Due Friday.

Welcome:

  1. seating - alphabetically for now

SLANT: Filling in your schedule:

  1. Hi-lite relevant blocks on sample schedule (SmartBoard)
  2. Students to fill in - use pencil.
  3. Check and double check.
  4. Lightly shade science (purple) in these blocks only.
  5. You will complete the remaining blocks of your schedule with each class you travel to today.

SLANT: Class website:

  1. Web address in your notebook.
  2. Contact pages
  3. Parent Sign-ups (contact me through the website and sign up to "Keep me posted...") Due by Wednesday

Classroom procedures:

  1. Entering
  2. During
  3. Leaving
  4. Emergencies

SLANT: Skill check - Calculating Percentages in Science

  • Percentages - Part/Whole x 100
  • key: identify the "part" and the "whole"
  • use a calculator and round as instructed (nearest 0.1%)

Homework: Calculating Percentages in Science due tomorrow.

WIN Block (10:48)

  1. Emergency cards - due tomorrow.
  2. locker contracts and locker assignments
  3. locker expectations and procedures
  4. School rules and procedures will be covered in WIN over the next six days.

Grade 7 science Class Agenda:

Homework:

  1. Metric Review Worksheet for tomorrow.
  2. Parents to sign up for "Keep me posted..." updates tonight. Due Friday.

Welcome:

  1. seating - alphabetically for now

SLANT: Filling in your schedule:

  1. Hi-lite relevant blocks on sample schedule (SmartBoard)
  2. Students to fill in - use pencil.
  3. Check and double check.
  4. Lightly shade science (purple) in these blocks only.
  5. You will complete the remaining blocks of your schedule with each class you travel to today.

SLANT: Class website:

  1. Web address in your notebook.
  2. Contact pages
  3. Parent Sign-ups (contact me through the website and sign up to "Keep me posted...") Due by Wednesday

Classroom procedures:

  1. Entering
  2. During
  3. Leaving
  4. Emergencies

SLANT: Metric System Review

  • metric is the universal system of emasurement
  • it is the only system we will use in science
  • prefixes are used to represent numerical place value.
    • - 10's, 100's, 0.1's, etc.
  • they are combined with units to make small and large units of measure
    • - kilometer
    • - deciliter

Homework:

  • Research and review metric prefixes and metric units.  Complete the Metric Review Worksheet for tomorrow.