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Procedures for Science 7



This is a presentation on how we do routine procedures in class.

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  • Things to Know for Science 7 Ms. Legg Rm. 120A [email_address]
  • Things About Me
  • Information Package Please Return Tomorrow
    • Behavior Contract (Signed by parent after reading the CHAMPS plan.)
    • Lab Safety Contract
    • Consent to display photos and schoolwork.
    • Student enrollment packet (if not already done)
  • Supplies Due by Friday
    • 2 – 4x6 index cards
    • 1 – ream white copy paper
    • 1 box ziplock bags
    • 1 package large construction paper
    • 2 rolls paper towels
    • 2 Boxes Kleenex
    • 2 Spiral notebooks
    • Notebook and paper
    • Several pencils – no pen used in science
    • Personal pencil sharpener with lid
    • Colored pencils & markers (twistable are best)
    • Metric ruler
    • 1 zipper bag to hold this stuff
    • 1 large antibacterial
    • hand sanitizer
    Throughout the year, we will need random items for really cool labs. They are not very expensive and can usually be found at the $ store. These supplies are very important, so be sure to always bring them when asked.
  • CHAMPS Class Procedures
    • System of procedures to enhance the class
    • so that
    • everyone has
    • a chance to learn.
    • C onversations
    • H elp
    • A ctivity
    • M ovement
    • P articipation
    • S uccess
  • Conversations
    • Speak in a quiet tone of voice.
    • No conversation while the teacher is speaking.
    • When in learning groups, speak in whispers, if everyone is talking in normal tones, it is too noisy.
    • Only converse about class topics, that’s what your home phone is for – talking to friends.
  • Help
    • If you require my help, raise your hand and I attend to you as soon as is possible.
    • If I am assisting other students, wait patiently without complaining.
    • If I cannot help you immediately, you may ask a neighbor if they can help you. Please speak quietly.
  • Activity
    • During class activities, students should remain in their groups without wandering around.
    • Do not leave your seat to get my attention, raise your hand.
    • Follow all instructions given by
    • your teacher.
    • Do not engage in peer conversations during this time.
  • Movement
    • Please do not wander around the room for no reason.
    • If you need to sharpen your pencil, you may do so without permission, but go and get back in your seat without any drama.
    • The same rule applies for tissue, get it and get back to your seat.
    • If you are moving to groups, do so in an orderly and calm manner. That is not your cue to lose control.
    • Order is important for lab safety, no running in the room.
  • Participation
    • All students are expected to do their work as assigned.
    • Students are required to do their part in group projects.
    • All students will participate in discussions.
    • All students will treat the equipment with respect!
    • All students are expected to do their best!
  • Success
    • By following these procedures for class, you as the student will achieve success in this class!
  • Rubrics How We Grade
    • Clearly shows teacher expectations.
    • Students stay focused on a task.
    • Students know what they must do to get a good grade!
    • Keeps me honest!
  • Visual Vocabulary
    • Criteria
    • Title is given by the teacher.
    • Must be ready for grading conferences. (On time!)
    • Must be on storyboard paper. (Given by me.)
    • Must be in your own words. (I don’t always understand the textbook definition!)
    • Must have correct picture for word!
    Title Word Picture Definition Graduated Cylinder a piece of laboratory equipment used to accurately measure the volume of an object. Good Sources: Newspaper/magazines Computer pictures Color hand-drawings Rubric Picture 50% Definition 40% Kept Current 10% Example
  • Drawings
    • Must be drawn in pencil unless you get special permission.
    • Must be in color.
    • Labels and lines drawn with a ruler.
    • Must explain the purpose of the drawing in 1-3 sentences on an index card.
    • Title, in large print, clearly written and centered.
    • Name and class period written on back.
    • Purpose 30%
    • Statement
    • Neatness 30%
    • Ruled Labels 25%
    • Name &
    • Title 15%
    Criteria Rubric
  • Concept Maps
    • Criteria
    • Clear and centered title.
    • Ruler-drawn lines connecting concepts.
    • Map must show a clear understanding of the subject/concept.
    • Concept will be explained on an index card.
    Rubric Concept Card 50% Ruler-drawn lines 25% Neatness/Organization 25% Trees are important because they provide oxygen and wood. Oxygen is important for life to humans, plants, and animals. Wood is used by humans to make houses, paper and furniture.
  • Reading Passages
    • Criteria
    • Must have name on paper!
    • Underline the sentence(s) that have the answers.
    • Write the ¶ symbol next to the question number.
    • Correct answers are a MUST! (Few questions)
    • Rubric
    • Grade based on number of questions answered correctly.
    • - 15 for no underlining.
    • - 15 for no ¶ symbols.
  • #3 #3 ¶1, #1 #2 ¶1 ¶1 #4 ¶2
  • Science in the News All Pre-AP Science 7- Bonus
    • Students must bring and share 1 current event that is related to any science topic.
    • It must be from a real news source.
    • Ex. Dallas Morning News, , Scientific American , etc.
    • Points given for “weird” science articles.
    • Must be within the past 10 days.
    • Must be mounted in your journal along with a 1 paragraph summary written according to our routine.
    Criteria Rubric Timeliness 25% Summary 50% In Journal 25%
  • Sub Procedures
    • *Work on the beginning assignment from the overhead, further instructions will follow.
    • 1. Please be respectful of the substitute teacher at all times, even when you don’t want to.
    • 2. Don’t talk loudly. Usually what causes conflict with subs.
    • 3. Answer appropriately for attendance.
    • 4. Do all work as assigned by me, I’ll try to give you at least 1 day notice.
    • 5. Assignments are numbered
  • Photo Credits