6th Grade 2nd Semester Bellwork

  • Week 18:

    Monday (5/18): In a job, what do they look for when hiring?

    Tuesday (5/19): Why is it important to learn about puberty?

    Wednesday (5/20): Career Day 

    Thursday (5/21): Why is it important to establish ground rules?

    Friday (5/22): What is all the new information that you learned yesterday when we covered puberty?


    Week 17:

    Monday (5/06): Today we are creating an alien family, what are some traits that aliens have?

    Tuesday (5/07): In your own words, define what a trait is.

    Wednesday (5/08): Explain what are punnett squares used for and why are they important?

    Thursday (5/09): No Bellwork

    Friday (5/10): What is needed to be known for the genetics test?


    Week 16:

    Monday (4/29): If both parents are heterozygous for brown eyes, what is the percentage that there will be a child with blue eyes? Also show the punnett square.

    Tuesday (4/30): What is the difference between dominant and recessive?

    Wednesday (5/01): Who is Gregor Mendel and what did he discover?

    Thursday (5/02): What is the difference between sexual and asexual reproduction?

    Friday (5/03): How are a species of salamanders able to be all female?


    Week 15:

    Monday (4/22): How is it possible for a child to have a different eye color than their parents?

    Tuesday (4/23): Block Schedule 

    Wednesday (4/24): Summarize in 2 sentences one of the reading articles from yesterday.

    Thursday (4/25): What is the differrence between a genotype and a phenotype.

    Friday (4/26): What is the difference between homozygous and heterozygous? 


    Week 14:

    Monday (4/15): If an animal is in danger, how would it respond?

    Tuesday (4/16): If an animal is in danger, how would it respond?

    Wednesday (4/17): What is the function of your receptor?

    Thursday (4/18): In you own words, define 2 of your favorite receptors?

    Friday (4/19): In you own words, define 2 of your favorite receptors?


    Week 13:

    Monday (4/08): How do you think people can have blue eyes even when both their parents have brown eyes?

    Tuesday (4/09): What traits do you think you get and not get from your parents?

    Wednesday (4/10): What must a wolf and a zebra do to survive?

    Thursday (4/11): In order for zebras to be successful, what must they do?

    Friday (4/12): Explain how the sense of sight and smell may have skewed your sense of taste yesterday?


    Week 12:

    Monday (3/25): What should you do when you are sick?

    Tuesday (3/26): Why are the 4 vital functions needed for life?

    Wednesday (3/27): Why is it important to educate people on how to be healthy?

    Thursday (3/28): What are 2 health tips you can tell 5th graders in order to improve their health?

    Friday (3/29): If you could, where would you travel and why for spring break?


    Week 11:

    Monday (3/18): List two body systems and describe what they do.

    Tuesday (3/19): Your body has natural defenses, but what can you do to stay healthy?

    Wednesday (3/20): Why do you think it is important to get the flu shot?

    Thursday (3/21): How can immunization protect the larger community?

    Friday (3/22): What is a doctor's role in the community?


    Week 10:

    Monday (3/11): What are some differences between plant and animal cells?

    Tuesday (3/12): What are some differences between plant and animal cells?

    Wednesday (3/13): What is an analogy?

    Thursday (3/14): Why is it important to know what is inside the cell?

    Friday (3/15): Why is learning how to work with a partner/group an important skill to have?


    Week 9:

    Monday (3/04): What parts are inside a cell?

    Tuesday (3/05): How does a cell use its organelles to survive? 

    Wednesday (3/06): Explain the function of 2 of the organelles inside a cell.

    Thursday (3/07): What are 2 comparisons you can create for 2 organelles?

    Friday (3/08): What are MacArthur expectations when it comes to binders?  


    Week 8:

    Monday (2/25): How does size determine if something is living or not?

    Tuesday (2/26): What do microorganisms look like?

    Wednesday (2/27): Why are microscopes an important tool in science?

    Thursday (2/28): How do you use a microscope to see objects?

    Friday (3/01):  Based on the reading, what is the difference between cells and tissues?


    Week 7:

    Monday (2/18): No School

    Tuesday (2/19): What are microorganisms? How small are they?

    Wednesday (2/20): Using the cards, describe the difference between the 4 types of microorganisms.

    Thursday (2/21): What makes something living vs non-living?

    Friday (2/22): No School 


    Week 6:

    Monday (2/11): No School

    Tuesday (2/12): What are signs that your body is ill (sick)?

    Wednesday (2/13): From what you researched yesterday, descrive one of the illnesses.

    Thursday (2/14): Draw a picture of how the illness affects the body system.

    Friday (2/15): What is a sign that you have an infection? How do you treat it?


    Week 5:

    Monday (2/04): What do you notice about your body when you are playing a game in P.E.?

    Tuesday (2/05): How do you know you are sick or injured?

    Wednesday (2/06): How does the system you researched work?

    Thursday (2/07): List 3 of the fun facts you found within your body system.

    Friday (2/08): What are at least 2 things you learned from a different body system?


    Week 4:

    Monday (1/28): What are the consequences of the increasing Earth's temperature?

    Tuesday (1/29): How would you come up with a plan to change our impact on the environemnt by decreasing our greenhouse gas emissions?

    Wednesday (1/30): What is your plan you are proposing in your essay?

    Thursday (1/31): How will your plan reduce climare change and what evidence do you have to prove that it will work?

    Friday (2/01): Explain the greenhouse effect.


    Week 3:

    Monday (1/21): No School

    Tuesday (1/22): Of the resources talked about last week, which one do you think would have a bigger impact on you if it was affected by increased temperatures?

    Wednesday (1/23): Do you think we as a school or as a city or as a society are doing enough to mitigate climate change?

    Thursday (1/24): Block 1,2,5: How might extreme heat days and nights affect living things?

    Friday (1/25): Block 4,6: How might extreme heat days and nights affect living things?


    Week 2:

    Monday (1/14): Summarize what you learned from the lab on Friday?

    Tuesday (1/15): How can the past events in nature inform our future events?

    Wednesday (1/16): How is the current climate difference than the past?

    Thursday (1/17): Why is it important for us to understand carbon?

    Friday (1/18): What effect do you think the increase in global temperatures will have on Santa Ana and the people that live here?


    Week 1:

    Monday (1/07): Write a sentence about what was your favorite thing you did during winter break?

    Tuesday (1/08): What comes to mind when you think about the term cimate or climate change?

    Wednesday (1/09): Do you think you contribute to climate change? If so, how? If not, explain why?

    Thursday (1/10): What is the difference between weather and climate?

    Friday (1/11): What do you know about carbon dioxide and temperature?