Monts de Oca, Faith

8th Grade Science   Mrs. Monts de Oca  

Week of November 12th:

Monday: Students will use computers to learn and discover how evolutionary trees are made and also what fossils can tell us about past life.

Tuesday:  Students will review homologous structures, embryological evidence, transitional forms.

Wednesday:  Mrs. Gerrein will be in class today.

Thursday:  Boone county field trip

Friday:  Quiz over the learning target:  I CAN: Identify patterns and evolutionary relationships to describe how organism have changed over time.


***This is one of the most difficult learning targets of the year and students are encouraged to start reviewing NOW for the quiz on November 6th.***

** Any student not happy with their grade has been encouraged to schedule a brief meeting with me to discuss our plan for success.  Many students are not used to studying or are studying in an ineffective way and a few small changes can make a big difference!  


  Student Expectations:
1. Come to school!  If you miss class, YOU are responsible for getting your work, completing it and turning it in on time.
2. Have your materials ready.  Something to write with, paper, and your organized binder.
3. Be ready to work.  There is a time and place for goofiness, and it isn't always science class :)
4. Communicate with me.  I can't help you if I don't know you need help!
5. Outside work.  For most students, it is NECESSARY to study outside of class.  5-15 mnutes of review at home a day can boost your knowledge and scores dramatically.
*Email is the best way to contact me if you have any questions or concerns!  You can find my email address under the "Contact Details" to the right.


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