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**WELCOME TO OUR 8TH GRADE SCIENCE CLASS**

 

 


 

Please view my calendar for what is going on, everything science, in our classroom

Please email me at rebecca.newton@dcsms.org if you have any questions or come see me during 2nd, before or after school, or at break.
 Morning tutoring begins Tuesday (and Thursday) September 18!!

6:45-7:10am

Mrs. Newton's Remind 101 messages:

 

 Current Unit: Genetics & Heredity

September 17-21st

Quiz:  on punnett sqaures -TBD

UNIT TEST:  - TBD

Unit Vocab Due:  TBD

9 weeks Test: Week of Oct. 1st

Next Unit:  Natural Selection

 

Mon: finish genetics notes; punnett squares

HW: finish punnett square sheet

Tues: more punnett square practice, begin mutations

HW: work on vocabulary notebook, review notes

Wed: Pidgeon genetics activity

HW: review notes; work on vocabulary

Thurs:  Pidgeon genetics activity

HW: work on vocabulary notebook

Fri: LHS Homecoming activities

HW: none

GRADING WEIGHT

  • 40% Test Grades (Usually 2 to 3 per 9 weeks)
  • 35% Class work/Quizzes (a minimum of 1 per weeks)
  • 15% Homework (I don't have many HW grades so this % can affects grades if there is a 0)
  • 10% - 9 Weeks Test or project/Semester Exams


 

****Completed vocabulary notebooks are due the day before any test. Students can make flash cards using study guide questions for 5 bonust points on the tests.***

Students should download the Inigma app for vocabulary or they can visit the website listed on the sheet for examples. If they do not have internet access at home, it is their responsibility to see me for a time to visit the computer lab or library during study hall or activity time.

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Mrs. Newton's Wish List

Kleenex, paper towels, Clorox wipes, 409 Spray, hand sanitizer, Expo markers, pencils, HP 61 ink cartridge, wrapped candy, tape refills for tape dispensers