10/11 - PTA pizza night - See flyer for details
10/13 - Curling field trip - Waiting for confirmation on bus
History:On Monday we will discuss the executive branch of the government. Students will be assigned a week long project to help them experience the process of running for president.
In one week, they are expected to complete the following items:
1. Campaign Speech - 3 - 5 minutes - Addresses at least two issues they will take on during their presidency
2. Campaign Poster - 11 x 17 (paper provided in class) - full color - contains campaign slogan
3. Campaign Budget - each student starts with $1000 - budget must show what every dollar is spent on (actual figures need to be looked up) - if students want additional funding, they may write a business letter to a particular business or organization requesting support. These letters will be turned in to me and will be returned with a yes or no.
- 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
- 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