WEEK 1

DATE
ASSIGNMENTS
9-3-13
N/A
9-4-13
N/A
9-5-13
Unit Rate WS
9-6-13
N/A



WEEK 2

DATE
ASSIGNMENTS
9-9-13

9-10-13




Mr. Xavier Poster 10pts
9-11-13
More Note on Scientific Method
9-12-13

9-13-13
Scientific Method Quiz

WEEK 3
Date
Assignments
9-16-13
Myth Buster Video/Worksheet
9-17-13
Classification of Living Things
HW: Sentences using vocabulary from Ch. 1
9-18-13
HW: Checkpoint Questions on Sec. 1
9-19-13
Bellwork: Science Word Map (Biosphere)
Checkpoint Questions pg. 15-16
9-20-13
Vocabulary Quiz
Kingdom of Plants Video

WEEK 4
Date
Assignments
9-23-13
BW: Word Map (Vascular Plants)
Scholastic Science Magazine
HW: Read 3 Articles and Write 3 facts for each
9-24-13
BW: Word Map (Adaptation)
HW: Lesson 2 Ch. 1 pg. 10-13
9-25-13
BW: Word Map (Fungi)
HW: Ch. 1 Review pg. 22-23 #9-15
9-26-13
BW: Word Map (Species)
CW/HW: 6 Kingdoms Activity
9-27-13
BW: Word Map (Eubacteria)
Video: Classification of Organisms


SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER

WEEK 5
DATE
ASSIGNMENTS
9-30-13
BW: Adding Integers

CW/HW:
10-1-13
BW: Adding Integer
CW/HW: Classification Review
10-2-13
Adding Integer
10-3-13
BW: Ordering Integers
Test: Classification Test
10-4-13
BW: Ordering Integers
CWHW: Scholastic Science World Magazine/WS (10pts)

WEEK 6
DATE
ASSIGNMENTS
10-7-13
N/A
10-8-13
MEAP
10-9-13
MEAP
10-10-13
MEAP
10-11-13
N/A


WEEK 7
DATE
ASSIGNMENT
10-14-13
Sub Plans
10-15-13
MEAP
10-16-13
MEAP
10-17-13
HW: Ch. 6 Vocabulary Web Packet
10-18-13
No School

WEEK 8
DATE
ASSIGNMENT
10-21-13
BW: KWL Chart
HW: Section 1 Lesson Checkpoint 1-3 pg. 147
10-22-13
BW:TBA
HW: Section 2 Lesson Checkpoint 1-3 pg. 153
10-23-13
BW: TBA
CW/HW: Description Wheel (Tropical Rain Forest, Deciduous Forest, Taiga, Tundra, Dessert, Grassland)
10-24-13
BW:TBA
CW/HW

10-25-13
Biome Vocabulary Quiz

WEEK 9

DATE
ASSIGNMENTS
10-28-13
BW
10-29-13
BW: CW:
10-30-13
BW:
CW: Complete biome Table
10-31-13
Cont. working on Biome Table
11-1-13
Last day to finish Biome Table

NOVEMBER
WEEK 10

DATE
ASSIGNMENTS
11-4-13
  • Bellwork
  • Book Study Guide
    • Pg. 158 and 159 (#1-20)
11-5-13
- No School- Professional Development
11-6-13
  • Bellwork
  • Study Guide Ch. 6
    • o Prepare for Ch. 6 Biomes test with questions from the test
11-7-13
  • Bellwork
  • Complete Ch. 6 Study Guide and go over answers
    • Students need to study for test early next week- See Google site for link to Jeopardy game
*
11-8-13


WEEK 11

DATE
ASSIGNMENTS
11/11/13
  • Bellwork
  • Ch. 6 Biome Test
  • Super Science Magazine
    • 3 worksheets accompany the magazine
11-12-13
  • Bellwork
  • Ch. 7 Vocabulary Presentation
  • Directions- On each presentation slide you need to include the following information-
1. Vocabulary Word
2. Definition of Word
3. Use the Word in a Sentence
4. Picture of the Word
*There are 13 words so you should have 13 slides*
  • decomposer
  • energy pyramid
  • competition
  • symbiosis
  • parasite
  • host
  • succession
  • food chain
  • predator
  • prey
  • parasitism
  • mutualism
  • commensalism
11-13-13
  • Bellwork
  • Complete Ch. 7 Vocabulary Presentation (Due in class)
11-14-13
  • Bellwork
  • Ch. 7 Lesson 1 Reading and Questions on ‘thatquiz’
11-15-13
  • Bellwork
  • Ch. 7 Lesson 2 Reading and Questions on ‘thatquiz’


WEEK 13

DATE
ASSIGNMENTS
11-18-13
  • Bellwork
  • Ch. 7 Lesson 2 Reading and Questions on ‘thatquiz’
11-19-13
  • Bellwork
  • Ch. 7- Lesson 1 and 2 Review WS
  • Flash cards to partner study with vocabulary words
  • Pass out progress reports
    • Have students sign and return progress report grade for Science
11-20-13
  • Bellwork
  • Lesson 3: How do organisms compete for resources?
    • Reading pg. 176-181
    • Lesson 3 Checkpoint Questions in the book
11-21-13
  • Bellwork
  • Predictions- The Importance of Predators WS
  • Ch. 7 Quiz
    • o Vocabulary Words- decomposer, energy pyramid, competition, symbiosis, parasite, host, succession, parasitism, mutualism, commensalism
11-22-13
  • Bellwork
  • Student will create their own food chain of things that they eat (Post in hallway if work is needed for bulletin board)

WEEK 13
DATE
ASSIGNMENT
11/25/13
  • Bellwork
  • HW:Student will create their own food chain of things that they eat (Post in hallway if work is needed for bulletin board)
11/26/13
  • MAKE UP WORK DAY
    • Students will receive a copy of "Missing Assignment Report"







WEEK 14

DATE
ASSIGNMENTS
12/2/13
12/3/13
  • Bellwork
  • Ch. 7 Lesson 5 Reading and Questions
12/4/13
  • Bellwork
  • 7.5 (thatquiz.com)
12/5/13
    • bellwork
    • Camouflage and Symbiosis
    • Ecosystems Quiz
12/6/13**
  • Bellwork**
    • Guided Comprehension Chapter 7-Ecosystems
    • Answer the questions on a separate sheet of paper using complete sentences. You may use your lecture notes or your book p 167-198 to help you. Do not write on this paper, write in complete sentences on a separate sheet of paper.

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WEEK 15

DATE
ASSIGNMENTS
12/9/13
  • Ch. 7 Study Guide Notes
    • DIRECTIONS: Check your work with the answers written under each question. The answers are written in BOLD writing. If you have a question that is wrong, fix it, so you will have everything you need to be successful

12/10/13
Ecosystem Jeopardy
12/11/13
Ecosystem Test
12/12/13
  • Science World Magazine
    • Current Event Reading
12/13/13
Writing Prompt pg. 188 or 189


Directions:

1. Create a Google document titled- Ecosystem Paper

2. Choose a picture on pg. 188 or 189 in the science book or find one online that shows how humans have harmed ecosystems. (Ex. destroying animal habitat, polluting air, water, land, oil spills, etc...)

3. Write one paragraph that describes what is happening in your picture. (4-6 sentences)

4. Write one paragraph that explains what humans can do to better protect ecosystems. (4-6 sentences)

5. Insert at least one image that highlights what you are talking about (you can include more than one image if you'd like).

6. Share your assignment with Mr. Iwu so he can review it.


WEEK 16

DATE
ASSIGNMENTS
12/16/13
BW:
CW:Finish/Discuss ecosystem paper
12/17/13
12/18/13
Ecosystem: Study Jams
Students will watch video and answer activity questions
12/19/13
Virtual Owl
12/20/13



WEEK 17/18


Date
Assignments
1-6-14
No School Snow Day
1-7-14
No School Snow Day


1-8-14
No School Snow Day




DATE
ASSIGNMENTS
1-9-14
  • BW:
  • CW: Plate Tectonics Pre-Test and Vocabulary Presentation
    • Directions- On each presentation slide you need to include the following information-
1. Vocabulary Word
2. Definition of Word
3. Use the Word in a Sentence
4. Picture of the Word
    • There are 8 words so you should have 8 slides*
plate boundary
    • fault
    • plate tectonics
    • crust
    • lithosphere
    • mantle
    • continental drift
    • core
1-10-14
1-13-14
  • BW:
  • CW: Ch. 8 Section 1
    • thatquiz.com
1-14-14
  • BW:
  • Ch. 8 Lesson 2 Reading and Questions
1-15-14
  • 6th- Midterm Review
1-16-14
  • 6th- Midterm Review
1-17-14


WEEK 19
DATE
ASSIGNMENTS
1-20-14
NO SCHOOL!!!
1-21-14
  • 6th- Midterm 'thatquiz'
1-22-14
  • Midterm
1-23-14
Midterm

  • 6th- Common Assessment


WEEK 20
DATE
ASSIGNMENTS
1-27-14
NO SCHOOL!!!!!
1-28-14
  • 6th- Science Fair Introduction and Packets
1-29-14
  • 6th- Science Fair Topic Research
1-30-14
  • 6th- Science Fair Topic Research
1-31-14
  • 6th- Science Fair Topic Research and Parent Letter DUE


FEBRUARY
Week 21

DATE
ASSIGNMENTS
2-3-14
6th- Science Fair Topic Exploration and Selection
2-4-14
6th- Ch. 8 Lesson 3 pg. 224-227
2-5-14
6th- Why do the continents look like they fit together? WS Packet
2-6-14
6th- Hypothesis Due for Science Fair and Earth's Layers Online Activity

2-7-14
6th- Earth's Layers Online Activity and Super Science Magazine



Week 22

DATE
ASSIGNMENTS
2-10-14
6th- Ch. 8 Lesson 4 Reading pg. 228-233 and 'thatquiz' Assignment
2-11-14
6th- Book Review pg. 238-239
2-12-14
Jeopardy: Plate Tectonics
2-13-14
Plate Tectonics Test
2-14-14
6th- Rocks and Minerals Vocabulary Presentation and Pretest

Friday, Feb. 14 and Wednesday, Feb. 19

Rocks and Minerals Vocabulary Presentation

Directions- On each presentation slide you need to include the following information-

1. Vocabulary Word

2. Definition of Word

3. Use the Word in a Sentence

4. Picture of the Word

*There are 11 words so you should have 11 slides*

mineral
crystal
rock
sedimentary
igneous
metamorphic
organic matter
humus
luster
rock cycle
relative dating




Week 23

DATE
ASSIGNMENT
2-17-14
Mid Winter Break
2-18-14
Mid Winter Break
2-19-14
6th- Rocks and Minerals Vocabulary Presentation
2-20-14
Finish working on vocabulary slides
2-21-14
Read pg. 245 in your science book and use the blue link below to create a Venn diagram comparing and contrasting the information.

Create your Venn Diagram HERE!



Week 24

DATE
ASSIGNMENTS
2-24-14
6th- Ch. 9 Lesson 1 Reading and 'thatquiz' Assignment
2-25-14
th- Ch. 9 Lesson 1 Review and Science World Magazine Current Events
2-26-14
6th- Science Fair Work Day
2-27-14
6th- Ch. 9 Lesson 2 Reading and 'thatquiz' Assignment
2-28-14
Professional Development: NO SCHOOL


March
WEEK 25

DATE
ASSIGNMENT
3-3-14

3-4-14
Rocks and Minerals NOTES- Use the notes to help you study for your test!

3-5-14
JEOPARDY REVIEW for TEST on March 6th
To study for your test you can click the link to use the Jeopardy review game
Jeopardy: Rocks and Minerals
3-6-14
Rocks and Mineral Test
3-7-14
No School Professional Development

WEEK 26

DATE
ASSIGNMENT
3-10-14
Science Fair 'Mock' Display Board
Creating a bibliography
3-11-14
Science Fair Work Day
3-12-14
LAST DAY TO WORK ON SCIENCE FAIR IN CLASS
3-13-14
Science Fair Project DUE
3-14-14
Science World and/or Planet Earth Video


WEEK 27
DATE
ASSIGNMENT
3-17-14
Science Experiments
3-18-14
Science Experiments
3-19-14
Typing Lab Reports
3-20-14
Typing Lab Reports
3-21-14
Complete Lab Reports

WEEK 28

||
DATE
ASSIGNMENT
3-24-14

Ch. 10 Reshaping Earth

Monday, March 24
Reshaping Earth's Surface Vocabulary Presentation
Directions- On each presentation slide you need to include the following information-
1. Vocabulary Word
2. Definition of Word
3. Use the Word in a Sentence
4. Picture of the Word
*There are 6 words so you should have 6 slides*
sediment
weathering
mechanical weathering
chemical weathering
erosion
deposition
3-25-14
6th- Ch. 10 Lesson 1 Pg. 271-273 Reading and 'thatquiz'
3-26-14
  • Ch. 10 Notes- Use the notes below to help you study for your test and answer questions about 'Reshaping Earth's Surface.'
  • Thatquiz assignment


3-27-14
6th- Student Choice Day
3-28-14
No School Professional Development


Week 29

Date
Assignments
3-31-14
Sub Plans
4-1-14
6th- Pg. 274-277 and WS
4-2-14



6th- Pg. 278-281 and WS

4-3-14



6th- Book Review Pg. 286-287 #1-12

4-4-14
6th- Ch. 10 Study Guide WS



WEEK 30
DATE
ASSIGNMENT
4-7-14
*
4-8-14
Vocabulary Quiz Ch. 10 and Correct Study Guide
4-9-14
JeopardyJeopardy: Reshaping Earth's Surfaces
4-10-14
TEST: Reshaping Earth's Surface
4-11-14
Sub Plans



WEEK 31
DATE
ASSIGNMENTS
4-14-14
Matter Vocabulary Presentation
Directions- On each presentation slide you need to include the following information-
1. Vocabulary Word
2. Definition of Word
3. Use the Word in a Sentence
4. Picture of the Word
*There are 9 words so you should have 9 slides*
chemical change
chemical property
condensation
density
mass
physical property
physical change
volume
weight
4-15-14
Complete Matter Vocabulary Presentation
4-16-14
Ch. 13 Lesson 1 Review and Science Skills WS Packet
4-17-14
Make Up Work Day
4-18-14
  • NO SCHOOL!!!!!

WEEK 32
DATE
ASSIGNMENTS
4-28-14
Ch. 13 Lesson 2 Reading and Questions
4-29-14
Ch. 13 Notes
4-30-14
6th- Review #1-20 Pg. 382-383
5-1-14
Sequencing pg. 365 and Online Lab- Physical and Chemical Changes
5-2-14
Ch. 13 Study Guide




WEEK 33

DATE
ASSIGNMENTS
5-5-14
Study Guide
Jeopardy: Matter
5-6-14
Matter Test (Ch. 13)
5-7-14
Vocabulary Presentation (Ch. 17
5-8-14
Complete Vocabulary Presentation- Due Today
5-9-14
Ch. 17 Lesson 1: How can energy change? Reading pg. 478-481



WEEK 34

DATE
ASSIGNMENTS
5-12-14
  • Ch. 17 Lesson 1: How can energy change? Reading pg. 478-481
  • Reading Quiz from Ch. 17 Lesson 1 and Kinetic and Potential Energy
5-13-14
Ch. 17 Lesson 2: How are electricity and magnetism related?
Reading pg. 482-489
5-14-14
Michigan Science Center Field Trip
5-15-14
Vocabulary Quiz and Study Guide
5-16-14
Book Review- pg. 494-495 #1-20




WEEK 35

DATE
ASSIGNMENTS
5-19-14
Jeopardy: Energy
5-20-14
Ch. 17 Energy Test
5-21-14

Travel Project

SAMPLE TRAVEL PROJECT




5-22-14
Travel Project
5-23-14
No School


WEEK 36

DATE
ASSIGNMENTS
5-26-14
No School
5-27-14
Travel Project
5-28-14
Present Travel Project


Final Exam- 6th Grade Science
5-29-14
Exam Review #1-17
5-30-14
Exam Review #18-34



WEEK 37

DATE
ASSIGNMENTS
6-2-14
Correct Study Exam Review
6-3-14
Exam Preparation
6-4-14
Final Exam Review

Jeopardy: Tournament of Champions
6-5-14
Final Exam
6-6-14
Student Choice Day