8th grade Projects

September 19th

Greetings! We had another busy week in projects! Students worked with their partner to build a 3-D model of an atom that was specific to their chosen element. I was very impressed with the work this group was producing! They all brought some pretty amazing ideas, designs and dedication to the table for this part of their project. They will be presenting their model to the class today and I will be grading them over the weekend before displaying them in the hall outside our classroom. If you...

September 20, 2018 Read more

September 10th-13th

Greetings! We had another busy week in projects!  We went in depth with the Periodic Table of Elements this week.  The class worked on figuring out how the table is broken down, and how to look at a specific element and find information that would be useful to them for their superhero project. I know the kids are excited to get started on their projects and many expressed frustration with having to wait. We had a great discussion on how its okay to be frustrated when you want to start on...

September 16, 2018 Read more

9/10/18

Greetings! We had a busy Monday! Students jumped right into the week by having their first vocabulary quiz. They were then given the next set of vocabulary definitions. Students were given time in class to create flashcards for the 13 words given to them, and then practiced studying with a partner. We talked about ways to be more efficient when studying and taking notes. The class practiced using note takers during a chemical bond video and then shared with a partner how they could perfect...

September 10, 2018 Read more

Week one!

Greetings! What an awesome week one we had! Our first day back we reviewed procedures, introduced ourselves and went over classroom information and TRIBES activities. Wednesday we jumped right into science. Our focus this week was learning about matter, mass, atoms, protons, neutrons, etc. We watched some fun videos on atoms and molecules and conducted two experiments in class that helped the kids have a hands on understanding of how it all works. Today I introduced our first project and we...

September 6, 2018 Read more

Welcome Back!

Welcome back Oasis Families! It was great meeting a lot of you at back to school night yesterday. As we mentioned in our slide presentation please be sure to follow blogs for every teacher your child has. I will be teaching projects this year and my class will be located in room #5 (between Mrs. Moon and Mrs. Garcia).  If you have any questions related to projects please do not hesitate to reach out to me! Communication is so important! I am excited to meet your children on Tuesday and am...

August 30, 2018 Read more