Presentation on theme: "Eighth Grade Science! Welcome to…. Who is Mrs. Hargis? A wife! A daughter! A sister!"— Presentation transcript:
Eighth Grade Science! Welcome to…
Who is Mrs. Hargis? A wife! A daughter! A sister!
Who is Mrs. Hargis? A runner! A Mom ;)
And of course… A teacher!! Who is Mrs. Hargis? The GLOWING orange!! SHEEP Eyeball (eyelashes and all)!
What parts of Science will my child learn this year? 1.Scientific Method 1.Scientific Method 2. Earth’s Interior and Earthquakes 3. Plate Tectonics 4. Rocks and Minerals 4. Rocks and Minerals
What parts of Science will my child learn this year? 5. Fossils 6. Force and Motion 6. Force and Motion 7. Astronomy 8. Waves and Light 8. Waves and Light
If my child is sick, what should they do? o Send Mrs. Hargis an to get work right away. OR o Check the “absent bin” when they return. o When is the work due? 5 days
1 Folder 1 Binder (can be for all classes) Colored pencils/ markers Silent Reading Book Optional: Glue Stick, Scissors What is my child going to need this year?
Unit Organization Sheets! How can my child stay organized this year? Always printed on BRIGHT color paper! (Easy to Find) For each Unit, students receive a packet with Unit Organization Sheets at the beginning!
How can my child stay organized this year? Every Set of Unit Organization Sheets include: Standards Vocabulary Diagrams: Concept Maps and Flow Charts To Do List Test Review/Study Guide
How can my child stay organized this year? Your child’s science section should also include a Stamp Sheet! Lists out the homework and their grade… It’s PURPLE!
What is the Science GRADE breakdown? Labs and Class Work Tests and Projects Quizzes Homework 30% 35% 25% 10% Highest %!
Classroom Rewards (PASS with PERKS): FFree Seating Pass for Lunch FFree Locker/ Restroom Pass FFree Homework pass How does discipline work in Science class? Infractions are earned for the following: Off Task Minor Disrespect Missing Supplies
What are the consequences for misbehaving in Science? 11 infraction = Warning 44 infractions (in any class) = Recess Detention & Parent Contact 44 Recess Detentions (in any class) = Office Referral (Administrator determines consequence) MMajor Infraction = Office Referral (Administrator determines consequence)
Tell Mrs. Hargis at least one day in advance and stay after for extra help! ANY DAY after school until 4:15! What should my child do if they are struggling?
How can I volunteer? DDesigning or creating Bulletin Boards MMaking Copies HHelp with a Lab OOrganize All Sports Day T-Shirts Fill out the tear off section of your handout and put it in the basket on the way out It’s going to be a GREAT year!
Don’t forget… Please fill in the right side of the handout. Tear it off and place it on the counter on your way out. The left side is all the helpful slides from the power point and upcoming events to take with you and put on the refrigerator.