Welcome To 7th Grade Integrated Science

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Welcome To 7th Grade Integrated Science

  1. 1. Welcome to Integrated Science 2 Mr. Martella Room 211 Please choose a seat at a table and relax.
  2. 2. Seven things students want to know on the first day of school <ul><li>Am I in the right room? </li></ul><ul><li>Where am I supposed to sit? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the rules in this classroom? </li></ul><ul><li>What will I be doing this year? </li></ul><ul><li>How will I be graded? </li></ul><ul><li>Who is the teacher as a person? </li></ul><ul><li>Will the teacher treat me as a human being? </li></ul>
  3. 3. What are the rules in this classroom? <ul><li>Arrive to class on time. </li></ul><ul><li>Come to class prepared and ready to learn. </li></ul><ul><li>Be respectful! </li></ul><ul><li>** Classroom Expectations handout </li></ul>
  4. 4. Classroom Procedures <ul><li>What do I do when my pencil breaks? </li></ul><ul><li>What do I do when I need to use the restroom? </li></ul><ul><li>What do I do when I have a question? </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>What do I do when I finish my work early? </li></ul>NO!! YES!! YES!! You will always have something to do.
  6. 6. <ul><li>What do I do when the bell rings? </li></ul>NO!! YES!! You should remain seated making sure that your area is clean. The teacher dismisses, not the bell. When I dismiss you, push your seat in and walk slowly to the door.
  7. 7. What will I be doing this year? <ul><li>This year you will be expected to take on many different responsibilities in order to have a successful year. </li></ul><ul><li>Complete daily journal entries (i.e. “Quick Thinker”). </li></ul><ul><li>Labs </li></ul><ul><li>Quizzes and Tests </li></ul><ul><li>Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Reading and Homework </li></ul>
  8. 8. What will I be doing this year? <ul><li>Integrated Science 2 is built upon two areas of science: </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Science </li></ul><ul><li>2. Earth Science </li></ul>
  9. 9. Physical Science <ul><li>Motion and Forces </li></ul><ul><li>Calculate speed, acceleration </li></ul><ul><li>Newton’s Laws of Motion </li></ul><ul><li>Gravity, friction, pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Big Idea: Physical forces affect the movement of all matter on Earth and throughout the universe </li></ul>
  10. 10. Earth Science <ul><li>Earth’s Surface </li></ul><ul><li>The Changing Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Earth’s Waters </li></ul><ul><li>Earth’s Atmosphere </li></ul><ul><li>Big idea: Earth has changed over time and continues to change. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Seven things students want to know on the first day of school <ul><li>Am I in the right room? </li></ul><ul><li>Where am I supposed to sit? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the rules in this classroom? </li></ul><ul><li>What will I be doing this year? </li></ul><ul><li>How will I be graded? </li></ul><ul><li>Who is the teacher as a person? </li></ul><ul><li>Will the teacher treat me as a human being? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Grading Procedures <ul><li>Each assignment will be assigned a certain number of points. </li></ul><ul><li>Points determined by length and difficulty of assignment. </li></ul><ul><li>Points accumulate during the nine weeks and can be converted to a percentage at any time. </li></ul>Review New Brighton’s standard grading scale in your handbook!
  13. 13. Grading Procedures <ul><li>Homework </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All homework is expected to be turned in at the beginning of class on the day that it is due. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Late homework will be accepted for ½ credit as long as it is turned in by Friday of the week that it was assigned. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>** REMEMBER- ½ credit = 50% at the most!! </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Who is the teacher as a person?
  15. 15. Seven things students want to know on the first day of school <ul><li>Am I in the right room? </li></ul><ul><li>Where am I supposed to sit? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the rules in this classroom? </li></ul><ul><li>What will I be doing this year? </li></ul><ul><li>How will I be graded? </li></ul><ul><li>Who is the teacher as a person? </li></ul><ul><li>Will the teacher treat me as a human being? </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>One hundred years from now it will not matter </li></ul><ul><li>What kind of car I drove, </li></ul><ul><li>What kind of house I lived in, </li></ul><ul><li>How much I had in the bank, </li></ul><ul><li>Or what my clothes looked like. </li></ul><ul><li>But the world will be a better place because </li></ul><ul><li>I was important in the life of my students. </li></ul>

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