Welcome to the YORK 7 Homework Page!

York 7 Teachers:
Math – Mr Trecartin                            Science – Ms Maclean
Social Studies – Ms Dyhrberg           Language Arts – Ms Hatch
Spanish –  Ms Bean                           Reading – Ms Simmons
French – Ms Zack           Scientific Communications – Mr Comstock
Health & Physical Education – Mr Perry & Ms Janelle
Literacy & Language and Academic English:  Mr Peck
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Friday, 11/17 – day 6
SCI:  Review previous homework and tests on insect classification AND flower structure. QUIZ after Thanksgiving!
If not done, keep working on your 3 desktop folders, and follow the Google classroom tasks for each folder: 3 folders on Desktop
THEN: Work on phase 2. To make the graph and add it to your poster, watch these instructions by Ms MacLean: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=n88GJFhan94

Wednesday, Thursday 11/15 & 11/16 – days 4 & 5
LA:  If you have not finished your book club assessment, it is homework.
SCI: Due Friday – Read and SNAP “Can Ants Save the World from Climate Change?”

ANTSSAVEWORLD
This was the hands-down winner of the “choose a new video about “Natives vs Invasives” contest with 30 recommendations. If you missed it, watch it carefully and be ready to share a fact you learned.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=7&v=spTWwqVP_2s

KEEP WORKING on your 3 desktop folders, and follow the Google classroom tasks for each folder: 3 folders on Desktop

THEN: Work on phase 2 – watch these instructions by Ms MacLean: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=n88GJFhan94

Tuesday, 11/14 – day 3
SCI: Due Friday – Read and SNAP “Can Ants Save the World from Climate Change?”
ANTSSAVEWORLD

Thursday, Monday 11/9 & 11/13 – days 1 & 2
SS:  Pesticide research due Monday, 11/13.
SCI:  DUE Tuesday, 11/14:   REVIEW your previous quizzes in EDMODO. WRITE, on paper, 2 new questions on the same idea as questions on the last quiz.  From CLASS: see these board directions for 3 desktop folders, and follow the Google classroom tasks for each folder: 3 folders on Desktop

Friday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 11/3, 11/6, 11/7 & 11/8 –  days 3, 4, 5 & 6
MA:  QUIZ this week: probability of single AND compound events; probability trees; and converting fractions to decimals and percents.
SCI:  1) Read this article, “Green Invaders”about invasive species. Article
2) Then watch the video about invasives.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=UyvPxU6LUu0
3) Then search for, and watch, a second video that talks about the difference between native and invasive plants.
Make sure it’s a a video that YOU think is excellent and is no more than 10 minutes long.  On November 9th, you will be handing in the link to this movie AND writing a comment on why you like it and why you think we should watch it. BE PREPARED. You may need to watch several videos to find a good one that explains the content in a way that makes sense. Also on November 9th: short QUIZ on the topic of native vs invasive plants.
LA: Last book club assignment is due Thursday, 11/9. 

Thursday, 11/2 – day 2
LA: Next book club assignment is due Thursday, 11/9. 
SCI: Due Friday, 11/3: Finish your Native Plants folder. See directions below. 

Wednesday, 11/1 – day 1
MA:  Finish the probability tree. QUIZ tomorrow (on That Quiz): multiplying fractions – practice!
LA: Next book club assignment is due Thursday, 11/9. 
SCI: Due Friday, 11/3: Finish your Native Plants folder. See directions below. 

Tuesday, 10/31 – day 6
MA:  Finish the probability tree for rolling a die twice.
LA: Book club assignment is NOW due Wednesday, 11/1.  Complete the Lit Circle Prep sheet.
SCI:  Due Friday, 11/3: Study these charts:  Native Plants Support more Insects
Make a folder on your desktop and label it “Native Plants”.
Choose 5 plants from each list and find a (“free to share and use”) photo in Creative Commons for all 10 plants you have chosen.
Be sure to also capture the name of the photographer and the name of the plant by renaming each photo with plant name and photographer name.
https://search.creativecommons.org/
Ex: Ash tree by Harvey Roundhouse.jpg

Thursday, Friday 10/26 & 10/27 – days 3 & 4
MA:  Finish your probability drawing/chart, and the problems from the board.
LA: Next book club assignment is due Tuesday, 10/31.  Complete the Lit Circle Prep sheet.

SCI: A) Pollination video is due Friday, 10/27. Here is the CHECKLIST: VideoChklist
B) Pollination Quiz is Tuesday. Study: 1st quiz on Edmodo, 1st 2 insect HW readings, flower types diagram from class, “What If…” article, “Leave the Leaves” and anything else about pollination.
C) Homework due Friday, 11/3:

1) Study these charts. Native Plants Support more Insects
2) Make a folder on your desktop and label it “Native Plants”.
3) Choose 5 plants from each list and find a (“free to share and use”) photo in Creative Commons for all 10 plants you have chosen.
4) Be sure to also capture the name of the photographer and the name of the plant by renaming each photo with plant name and photographer name.
https://search.creativecommons.org/
Ex: Ash tree by Harvey Roundhouse.jpg
5) Think about how you would show the importance of native plants graphically.
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KIEVE PHOTOS HERE – THANKS MS. HATCH!!
https://www.icloud.com/sharedalbum/#B0HGrq0zwm3hS7

Wednesday, 10/25 – day 2
LA: Next book club assignment is due Tuesday, 10/31. 
SS:  TEST TOMORROW, about how insects have affected history (Black Death, Yellow Fever, Irish Potato Famine, etc.) Study your notes and articles.
SCI:  1) Due Thursday, Oct. 26: Read the article “Leave the Leaves”.
Speak up for your insect by writing a paragraph that agrees with the main idea.
Use the insect’s point of view and type it up in Google Docs.  Here’s a copy:
https://xerces.org/2017/10/06/leave-the-leaves/
Also, here’s Mr Peck’s version: Peck’s Leave Leaves

You can also watch the video, below, and imagine you are a tiny insect caught up in the storm created by the spinning blades!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEQaUhK73z0
2) YOUR Pollination video is due Friday. Don’t forget to type your script by creating p. 2 under the checklist, found in Google SCI classroom. Tuesday’s class notes are here: NotesPolVideo
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Monday, Tuesday 10/23 & 10/24 – days 6 & 1
LA: Next book club assignment is due Wednesday, 10/25 (Seq 1- due Thursday). Finish the “Predictions/Read Aloud” handout. 
SS:  TEST Thursday, about how insects have affected history (Black Death, Yellow Fever, Irish Potato Famine, etc.) Study your notes and articles.
SCI:  1) Due Thursday, Oct. 26: Read the article “Leave the Leaves”.

Speak up for your insect by writing a paragraph that agrees with the main idea.
Use the insect’s point of view and type it up in Google Docs.  Here’s a copy:
https://xerces.org/2017/10/06/leave-the-leaves/
Also, here’s Mr Peck’s version: Peck’s Leave Leaves

Watch the video, below, and imagine you are a tiny insect caught up in the storm created by the spinning blades!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEQaUhK73z0
2) YOUR Pollination video is due Friday. Don’t forget to type your script by creating p. 2 under the checklist, found in Google SCI classroom. Today’s notes are here: NotesPolVideo
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Thursday, Friday 10/19 & 20 – days 4 & 5
LA: Next book club assignment is Wednesday, 10/25.
SCI:  Due Thursday, Oct. 26: Read the article “Leave the Leaves”.

Speak up for your insect by writing a paragraph that agrees with the main idea.
Use the insect’s point of view and type it up in Google Docs.  Here’s a copy:
https://xerces.org/2017/10/06/leave-the-leaves/
Also, here’s Mr Peck’s version: Peck’s Leave Leaves
Watch the video, below, and imagine you are a tiny insect caught up in the storm created by the spinning blades!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEQaUhK73z0
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Wednesday, 10/18 – day 3
SCI:  Due Thursday, Oct. 26: Read the article “Leave the Leaves”.
Speak up for your insect by writing a paragraph that agrees with the main idea.
Use the insect’s point of view and type it up in Google Docs. 
Here’s a copy:
https://xerces.org/2017/10/06/leave-the-leaves/
Also, here’s the shorter version: Shorter LeaveLeaves
LA: Next book club assignment is due in long blocks, Thursday or Friday.

Monday, Tuesday 10/16 & 10/17 – days 1 & 2
LA: Next book club assignment is due in long blocks, Thursday or Friday.
SS:  Due tomorrow: Finish “Black Potatoes” article and the 5-quote chart. Be sure to include quotes that are mentioning insects.
SCI:  Due Wednesday, Oct. 18: From Google Classroom, read the “What If…” article and do the image activity.
https://www.livescience.com/52752-what-if-all-insects-died.html
Directions: Study the article “What if all Insects Died?” You will learn that there are both pros and cons in this story. Choose one of the cons and then create an image to show it. You may use any medium you prefer.
Examples: Use paper and colored pencils to draw a cartoon , OR use a computer app and a few pictures from Creative Commons to create a collage of foods that would no longer exist. High quality craftsmanship is a requirement because the image you create will be used in your final product video.
ALSO: Here are the directions, and exemplar video, for your pollination video:
Pollination Video Checklist and Script

https://www.neok12.com/pres/ZPOLLIN2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=14&v=70X0UwhmKNo
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Friday, 0ct. 6 – day 2
LA:  Due Monday, Oct 16: first book club assignment. COMPLETE the Lit Circle Prep document. HERE is a COPY: LitCirclePrep
SCI:  NEW due date – Wednesday, Oct. 18 (Thank You Ms Maclean!): From Google Classroom, read the “What If…” article and do the image activity. Full instructions are below, on 9/29. High quality craftsmanship is a requirement because the image you create will be used in your final product video.

Thursday, Oct. 5 – day 1
SS:  Due Friday: Read, code (circle words, use symbols ! and ?) and answer the Text Dependent Question (TDQ) for the article, “It Was Our Duty”. 
LA:  Due Monday, Oct 16: first book club assignment. COMPLETE the Lit Circle Prep document. HERE is a COPY: LitCirclePrep
SCI:  NEW due date – Wednesday, Oct. 18 (Thank You Ms Maclean!): From Google Classroom, read the “What If…” article and do the image activity. Full instructions are below, on 9/29. High quality craftsmanship is a requirement because the image you create will be used in your final product video.

Wednesday, Oct. 4 – day 6
MA:  QUIZ Thursday Patterns in data, Bar Graphs, Probability
SCI:  BIG NEWS! NEW due date – Wednesday, Oct. 18 (Thank You Ms Maclean!): From Google Classroom, read the “What If…” article and do the image activity. Full instructions are below, on 9/29.
https://www.livescience.com/52752-what-if-all-insects-died.html
CLASSWORK: Read and understand “Pollination Explained” before you start your pollination video. Link is here, and Ms Maclean’s exemplar video link is below, too.
http://www.neok12.com/pres/ZPOLLIN2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=10&v=70X0UwhmKNo

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Monday, Tuesday Oct. 2 & 3 – days 4 & 5

SCI:  Due Friday, Oct. 6: From Google Classroom, read the “What If…” article and do the image activity. Full instructions are below, on 9/29.
https://www.livescience.com/52752-what-if-all-insects-died.html
CLASSWORK: Read and understand “Pollination Explained” before you start your pollination video. Link is here, and Ms Maclean’s exemplar video link is below, too.
http://www.neok12.com/pres/ZPOLLIN2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=10&v=70X0UwhmKNo

LA: All of typed essay is due Friday. If you need to stay after, or come early to school, you are welcome to, since laptops are not yet going home.
MA:  QUIZ Thursday Patterns in data, Bar Graphs, Probability

Friday, 9/29 – day 3
SCI:  Due Friday, Oct. 6: From Google Classroom, read the “What If…” article and do the image activity.
https://www.livescience.com/52752-what-if-all-insects-died.html
Directions: Study the article “What if all Insects Died?” You will learn that there are both pros and cons in this story. Choose one of the cons and then create an image to show it. You may use any medium you prefer.
Examples: use paper and colored pencils to draw a cartoon showing a distressed high society lady hip deep in dead plants, OR use a computer app and a few pictures from Creative Commons to create a collage of foods that would no longer exist. High quality craftsmanship is a requirement because the image you create will be used in your final product video.
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Wednesday, Thursday 9/27 & 9/28 – days 1 & 2
LA: QUIZ Thursday on Parts of Speech.  All of typed essay is due Friday.
SS:  QUIZ Thursday on the Black Death.
SCI:  QUIZ Friday on the 2 handouts: Animals & Classification, and Arthropods. Due 9/29: Arthropods handout – Read, answer questions, review.  Here’s a copy: Arthropods
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Friday, Monday, Tuesday 9/22, 9/25 & 9/26 – days 4, 5 &6 – FIELDWORK Tuesday!
LA: Work on your introduction and conclusion paragraphs, if not completed by end of class today.  All of typed essay will be due Friday, 9/29.
SCI:  Due 9/29: Arthropods handout – Read, answer questions, review.  Here’s a copy: Arthropods
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Thursday, 9/21 – day 3
LA:  Work on your quote.
SCI:  Due 9/29: Arthropods handout – Read, answer questions, review.  Here’s a copy: Arthropods
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Wednesday, 9/20 – day 2
LA:  Power Paragraph – Theme
SCI:  Due 9/29: Arthropods handout – Read, answer questions, review.  Here’s a copy: Arthropods
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Monday, Tuesday 9/18 & 9/19 – days 6 & 1
LA:  Power Paragraph – Author’s Purpose, due Wednesday
MA: Graph your Cat-Mice-Dog Table results for Wednesday
SCI:  Due 9/29: Arthropods handout – Read, answer questions, review.  Here’s a copy: Arthropods

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Thursday, Friday  9/14 & 15 – days 4 & 5
LA:  Due Monday, 9/18: Quote (from your book) handout.
SCI:  Due 9/29 (not 9/27): Arthropods handout – Read, answer questions, review.  Here’s a copy: Arthropods
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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9/11, 12 & 13 – days 1, 2, & 3
LA:  Theme w/s due Thursday.
SCI:  Classification of Animals reading, and 10 questions due 9/14 & 9/15 long blocks. 
See Friday, 9/8 for a copy.
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Friday, 9/8 – day 6
SCI:  Classification of Animals reading, and 10 questions due 9/14 & 9/15 long blocks.
Here’s a copy: CLASS Animals
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Wednesday, Thursday; 9/6 & 9/7 – days 4 & 5
LA: Author’s Purpose sheet & summer reading list due Friday.
SCI:  10 bug observations due Friday.
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