- Explain the structure and powers of the legislative branch of the U.S. federal government.
- Describe the legislative process in the U.S. Congress.
- Identify the legislative branch's role in the system of checks and balances/separation of powers.
- State which factors affect buoyancy, and which do not.
- Use scientific instruments to determine the relationships between buoyancy and pertinent factors
- State the nature of the relationship between the various pertinent factors and buoyancy.
- Use basic formulae to calculate volumes of different standard forms (sphere, cylinder, etc.)
- Construct a hypothesis
- Use background research to construct a fair test
- Start a word processing document containing science fair information
Writing: (Topic of the week: As summer changes in to fall...) POSTPONED TILL NEXT WEEK
- Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to capture the action and convey experiences and events.
- With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
- Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
- Continue A Good Earth
- Use specific evidence from the text to examine characters
- Engage in class conversations specifically about how the role of women in the book differs from student's personal experiences