Loudon Elementary School

Skip to main content

Classroom Activities and Assignments

Upcoming Assignments RSS Feed

No upcoming assignments.

Past Assignments

Due:

Friday
What is the water cycle?
vocabulary: condensation, evaporation, precipitation, water cycle, water vapor
Assessment: Unit 9, Lesson 1 Quiz (+ Writing Prompt)

Due:

Thursday
How does water change in nature?
vocabulary: precipitation, water cycle
Assessment: Sum It Up! & Brain Check (p. 384-386)

Due:

Wednesday
What causes water to change states?
vocabulary: evaporation, condensation
Assessment: Phase Changes Sort

Due:

Tuesday
In which forms can water be found?
vocabulary: water vapor
Assessment: Paragraph Writing

Due:

Monday
What is in our solar system?
vocabulary: inner planets, outer planets
Go over Unit 8 Review
Assessment: Unit 8 Test

Due:

Thursday
What is in our solar system?
vocabulary: inner planets, outer planets
Assessment: Unit 8, Lesson 1-2 Quizzes (10 questions total)

Due:

Wednesday
What is our solar system's "Life Zone"?
vocabulary: Life Zone
Assessment: Sum It Up, Brain Check, Apply Concepts
 
Homework: Unit 8 Review (p.369-372) - Due Friday

Due:

Monday
What characteristics to the inner planets share?
vocabulary: inner planets
Assessment: "Inner Planets"

Due:

Friday
BrainPop Jr. WebQuest: Space
 

Due:

Wednesday
What groups are the planets divided into?
vocabulary: inner planets, outer planets
Assessment: "Inner and Outer Planets" Sort

Due:

Tuesday
What objects make up our solar system?
vocabulary: solar system, planet
Assessment: "The Solar System"

Due:

Monday
What objects make up our solar system?
vocabulary: solar system, planet
Assessment: "The Solar System"

Due:

Friday
Unit 7 Test
 

Due:

Thursday
Finish Unit 7 Review
 
IXL: P.3, P.4, L.3

Due:

Wednesday
Unit 7 Review

Due:

Tuesday
How do changes in our environment affect our resources?
vocabulary: resources, biodiversity
Assessment: Independent Writing 

Due:

Monday
How do changes in our environment affect our resources?
vocabulary: resources, biodiversity
Assessment: Shared Writing 

Due:

Friday
How do people affect ecosystems?
vocabulary: resources
Assessment: "Write an Effect"

Due:

Thursday
How do people affect ecosystems?
vocabulary: resources
Assessment: "Write an Effect"

Due:

Helpful Invaders.PNG
Wednesday
How do plants and animals affect ecosystems?
vocabulary: invasive species
Assessment: Graphic Organizer

Due:

Invasive Species.PNG
Tuesday
How do plants and animals affect ecosystems?
vocabulary: invasive species
Assessment: Horror Stories! (Invaders)

Due:

Monday
How do plants and animals affect ecosystems?
vocabulary: invasive species
Assessment: Graphic Organizer

Due:

Friday
How does water affect ecosystems?
vocabulary: erosion, flood, drought
Assessment: Graphic Organizer

Due:

Thursday
How does water affect ecosystems?
vocabulary: erosion, flood, drought
Assessment: Graphic Organizer

Due:

Wednesday
How do ecosystems change?
TN Science, p. 314-315
Assessment: "Extra! Extra! Read All About It..." (Writing Activity)

Due:

Tuesday
How do ecosystems change?
TN Science, p. 314-315
Assessment: "Extra! Extra! Read All About It..." (Writing Activity)

Due:

Friday
How do plants and animals affect ecosystems?
vocabulary: invasive species
Assessment: Graphic Organizer

Due:

Thursday
How does water affect ecosystems?
vocabulary: erosion, flood, drought
Assessment: Graphic Organizer

Due:

Wednesday
How does water affect ecosystems?
vocabulary: erosion, flood, drought
Assessment: Graphic Organizer

Due:

Tuesday
How do ecosystems change?
TN Science, p. 314-315
Assessment: "Extra! Extra! Read All About It..." (Writing Activity)

Due:

Monday
How do ecosystems change?
TN Science, p. 314-315
Assessment: "Extra! Extra! Read All About It..." (Writing Activity)

Due:

Friday
What is a food chain?
vocabulary: energy, producer, photosynthesis, consumer, decomposer, carnivore, herbivore, omnivore, food chain, predator, prey
Assessment: Unit 7, Lesson 3 Quiz

Due:

Thursday
What is a food chain?
vocabulary: energy, producer, photosynthesis, consumer, decomposer, carnivore, herbivore, omnivore, food chain, predator, prey

Due:

Wednesday
What is a food chain?
vocabulary: energy, producer, photosynthesis, consumer, decomposer, carnivore, herbivore, omnivore, food chain, predator, prey
Assessment: Food Chains Writing & Task

Due:

Tuesday
What is a food chain?
vocabulary: energy, producer, photosynthesis, consumer, decomposer, carnivore, herbivore, omnivore, food chain, predator, prey
Assessment: Food Chains Writing & Task

Due:

Monday
What is a food chain?
vocabulary: producer, consumer, food chain, predator, prey
Assessment: p. 308-310

Due:

Friday
What is a food chain?
vocabulary: producer, consumer, food chain, predator, prey
Assessment: SuperTeacher Worksheet

Due:

Monday
How do animals get energy?
vocabulary: energy, producer, consumer, decomposer, carnivore, herbivore, omnivore
Assessment: Graphic Organizer

Due:

Friday
What is photosynthesis?
vocabulary: energy, producer, photosynthesis
Assessment: Science Notebook + Extension 

Due:

Thursday
What is photosynthesis?
vocabulary: energy, producer, photosynthesis
Assessment: Science Notebook

Due:

Wednesday
What is photosynthesis?
vocabulary: energy, producer, photosynthesis
Assessment: Graphic Organizer

Due:

Tuesday
What is in an ecosystem?
vocabulary: ecosystem, inference, observation, data
Assessment: Unit 7, Lesson 2 Quiz

Due:

Friday
Practice Testing

Due:

Thursday
What is in an ecosystem?
vocabulary: ecosystem, inference, observation, data

Due:

Wednesday
What is in an ecosystem?
vocabulary: ecosystem, inference, observation, data
Assessment: "What is in an Ecosystem?" (p. 295) + Notes

Due:

Tuesday
What is in an ecosystem?
vocabulary: ecosystem, inference, observation, data
Assessment: "What is in an Ecosystem?" (p. 295)

Due:

Monday
How can I investigate what is in an ecosystem?
vocabulary: ecosystem, inference, observation, data
Assessment: "What would you do...?" Writing

Due:

Friday
What are ecosystems?
vocabulary: environment, ecosystem, habitat, population, community
Assessment: Lesson 1 - Quiz
 

Due:

Thursday
What are ecosystems?
vocabulary: environment, ecosystem, habitat, population, community

Due:

Wednesday
What are some land and water ecosystems?
vocabulary: environment, ecosystem, habitat, population, community
Assessment: Compare & Contrast 

Due:

Tuesday
What are some types of water ecosystems?
vocabulary: ecosystem, habitat
Assessment: Water Ecosystems Diagram

Due:

Monday
What are some types of land ecosystems?
vocabulary: ecosystem, habitat
Assessment: Land Ecosystems Diagram

Due:

Friday
What are ecosystems?
vocabulary: environment, ecosystem, habitat, population, community
Assessment: Kahoot!
 
(MAY TAKE TWO DAYS)

Due:

Thursday
What are ecosystems?
vocabulary: environment, ecosystem, habitat, population, community
Assessment: Kahoot!
 
(MAY TAKE TWO DAYS)

Due:

Wednesday
Can you quiet a jingle bell? (STEM Challenge)
 
Students will work in groups with a variety of Christmas materials to see if they can muffle the sound a jingle bell makes.

Due:

Monday
Review: How do magnets affect the motion of objects?
vocabulary: magnet, attract, repel
 

Due:

Thursday
Review: What are some plant adaptations?
vocabulary: adaptation
Assessment: Brain POP Jr. + T-Chart

Due:

Wednesday
What are some adaptations that animals have to survive?
Assessment: Unit 6 Test
 
Test Corrections/Make Up

Due:

Monday
What are some adaptations that animals have to survive?
 
Assessment: Unit 6 Test

Due:

Friday
What are some adaptations that animals have to survive?
Animal Adaptation Stations - Day 2
Assessment: Lesson 6 Quiz
Homework: Unit 6 Review (DUE: MOnay)

Due:

Thursday
What are some adaptations that animals have to survive?
Animal Adaptation Stations - Day 1
Homework: Unit 6 Review (DUE: Monday)

Due:

Wednesday
Why do some animals form groups?
Assessment: Paragraph Writing

Due:

Monday
What are some adaptations that animals have to survive?
vocabulary: learned behavior, instinct, hibernate, migrate
Assessment: Instinct or Learned? Sort

Due:

whatifyouhadanimalteeth.jpg
Friday
What are some adaptations that animals have to survive?
Read: "What If You Had Animal Teeth!?" 
Assessment: Writing Activity

Due:

whatifyouhadanimalfeet.jpg
Thursday
What are some adaptations that animals have to survive?
Read: "What If You Had Animal Feet!?" 
Assessment: Writing Activity

Due:

Wednesday
What are some adaptations that animals have to survive?
vocabulary: adaptation, camouflage, mimicry
Assessment: Lesson 4 Quiz

Due:

Monday
What are some animal life cycles?
vocabulary: metamorphosis, complete metamorphosis, incomplete metamorphosis
Assessment: Lesson 2 Quiz 

Due:

Tuesday
What are some animal life cycles?
vocabulary: metamorphosis, complete metamorphosis, incomplete metamorphosis
Assessment: Lesson 2 Quiz + (IF TIME ALLOWS) Students will create a model of an organism's life cycle.

Due:

Monday
What are some animal life cycles?
vocabulary: mammal, reproduce
Assessment: Draw a Diagram - Animal Life Cycles

Due:

Thursday
What are some plant life cycles?
vocabulary: pollen, pollination, cone, spore
Assessment: Lesson 1 Quiz

Due:

Wednesday
What are some plant life cycles?
vocabulary: life cycle, germinates, flower, reproduce
Assessment: Plant Life Cycle Diagram

Due:

Tuesday
How can I show what I know about energy and electricity?
Assessment: Unit 5 Test

Due:

Monday
How is electricity generated?
Vocabulary: generator
"Why It Matters: Generating Electricity"
Assessment: Fill-in-the-Blank (Ways Energy is Generated)

Due:

Friday
How is electricity generated?
Vocabulary: generator
"Why It Matters: Generating Electricity"
Assessment: Fill-in-the-Blank (Ways Energy is Generated)

Due:

Thursday
How are magnets and electricity related?
Vocabulary: magnet, electromagnet
"Electromagnet"
Assessment: How can you tell that electricity and magnetism are related, based on the images on pages 208-209?

Due:

Wednesday
How do we use electricity?
Vocabulary: electric motor
"Electricity Has Many Uses"
Assessment: Write a paragraph about how electrical devices change energy into other forms. Give two examples.

Due:

Monday
What are some other kinds of electric circuits?
Vocabulary: parallel circuit, series circuit
Review Circuits
"Who Needs a Map" + "Circuit Overload"
Assessment: Lesson 3-4 Quiz
Finish for homework, if necessary.

Due:

Thursday
What are electric circuits?
Vocabulary: circuit, open circuit, closed circuit
"A Path to Follow"
Game: Open/Closed Circuits 

Due:

Tuesday
What are insulators and conductors?
Vocabulary: insulator, conductor
Intro to Electricity
Conductor or Insulator? Sort

Due:

Monday
How does energy change?
Vocabulary: energy transfer, potential energy, kinetic energy, light energy, sound energy, chemical energy, and electrical energy
Finishing Up Energy Transfer Posters
Lesson 1 Quiz

Due:

Thursday
What are some types of energy?
Vocabulary: energy, potential energy, kinetic energy, electrical energy, mechanical energy, chemical energy
Vocabulary Introduction
Introducing:Types of Energy (... and a foldable)

Due:

Wednesday
What are magnets? How do magnets attract objects?
Vocabulary: magnet, magnetic field, magnetic pole, motor, electromagnet
Unit 4: Magnets Test

Due:

Tuesday Night's Homework
 
(Homework) Due: Wednesday
 
HMH Tennessee Science, p. 161-164

Due:

Tuesday
What are magnets? How do magnets attract objects?
Vocabulary: magnet, magnetic field, magnetic pole, motor, electromagnet
Magnet Review & Quick Check Quiz
 
Homework: Complete Unit 4 Test Review and study for our test tomorrow!

Due:

Monday
How can magnets cause changes in the position/motion of objects?
Vocabulary: magnet, attract, repel
Magnet Exploration

Due:

Friday
How can magnets help solve a problem?
Vocabulary: magnet, magnetic field, magnetic pole, electromagnet, motor
Vocabulary Quiz (review of old words and this week's words)
Magnetic Missions: solving real-world problems with our knowledge of magnets!

Due:

Thursday Night's Homework
 
(Homework) Due: Friday
 
HMH Tennessee Science, p. 150-151

Due:

Thursday
How can I explain the cause and effect relationship between magnets?
Vocabulary: magnet, magnetic field, magnetic pole, electromagnet, motor
Magnet Center Rotations (Day 2)

Due:

Wednesday
How can I explain the cause and effect relationship between magnets?
Vocabulary: magnet, magnetic field, magnetic pole, electromagnet, motor
Magnet Center Rotations (Day 1)

Due:

Monday
How can I explain the cause and effect relationship between magnets?
Vocabulary: magnet, magnetic field, magnetic pole, electromagnet, motor
Introducing: Magnets!

Due:

Thursday
 
(Homework) Due: Friday
 
HMH Tennessee Science, p. 161-164

Due:

Friday
 
What can magnets do?
 
We will review before testing.
 
Test over Unit 4-- Magnets

Due:

Thursday
 
What can magnets do?
Topic: Review: Cause/Effect of Magnets & Magnetic Force
Vocabulary: magnet, magnetic field,magnetic pole, electromagnet, motor 
In class: "Sum It Up" & "Brain Check", p. 152-156 (TN Science Workbook)

Due:

Wednesday
 
What can magnets do?
Topic: Magnetic Force
Vocabulary: electromagnet, motor 
In class: "Magnetic Force" & "Magnetic Planet", p. 144-147 (TN Science Workbook)

Due:

Tuesday
 
What can magnets do?
Topic: Cause/Effect Relationships of Magnets
Vocabulary: magnet, magnetic field, magnetic pole
In class: "Magnets Are Everywhere" & "Magnetic Fields and Poles", p. 144-147 (TN Science Workbook)

Due:

Monday
 
How can I describe matter? How does matter change?
 
 
We will review before testing.
 
Test over Unit 3 -- Matter

Due:

Friday
 
How can I show what I have learned about matter?
Topic: Matter; Properties; Physical/Chemical Changes
Vocabulary: solution, mixture, volume, hardness, flexibility, evaporation, physical change, chemical change, solid, liquid, gas, reversible change, irreversible change
In class: Unit 3 Test

Due:

Thursday
 
How can I show what I have learned about matter?
Topic: Matter; Properties; Physical/Chemical Changes
Vocabulary: solution, mixture, volume, hardness, flexibility, evaporation, physical change, chemical change, solid, liquid, gas, reversible change, irreversible change
In class: "Unit 3 Review," p. 137-140 (TN Science Workbook) 

Due:

Tuesday
 
(Homework)
 
HMH Tennessee Science, p. 130-132

Due:

Wednesday
 
What are some chemical and physical changes we can make to matter?
Topic: Physical/Chemical Changes 
Vocabulary: physical change, chemical change, reversible change, irreversible change
In class: Nearpod 

Due:

Friday
 
What are some chemical and physical changes we can make to matter?
Topic: Physical/Chemical Changes 
Vocabulary: physical change, chemical change, reversible change, irreversible change
In class: Nearpod (If Time Allows)

Due:

(Homework)
 
HMH Tennessee Science, pages 114-116

Due:

Tuesday
 
What are some physical changes we can make to matter?
Topic: Mixtures and Solutions
Vocabulary: mixture, solution, dissolve
In class: "Mixtures and Solutions", p. 122-123 (TN Science Workbook)
Students will learn about the differences between mixtures and solutions. 

Due:

Monday
 
What are some physical changes we can make to matter?
Topic: Physical Changes 
Vocabulary: physical change, reversible change
In class: "Physical Changes", p. 120-121 (TN Science Workbook)
Students will learn about physical changes that can be made to matter and how some of these changes are reversible. Using classroom items, students will work in group to demonstrate physical changes of matter.

Due:

Friday
 
How does heating and cooling change matter (and can this be reversed)?
Topic: Heating, Cooling & Matter
Vocabulary: matter, properties
In class: p. 108-113, HMH TN Science 
Students will work in their Science workbooks to learn more about the states of matter and the effects of applying heat and cooling matter.
 
At Home: Continue working on p. 114-116 and return to school on Monday

Due:

Thursday
 
(CONTINUED)
 
How can I describe the properties of solids, liquids, and gases?
Topic: States of Matter
Vocabulary: solid, liquid, gas
In class: "What's the Matter in a Root Beer Float?"
After reviewing states of matter, students will complete a diagram to demonstrate the differences between each state. As a class, we will make a root beer float and look for solids, liquids, and gases in this display.
 
At home: Have your student identify examples around the house of each state of matter: solids, liquids, and gases.

Due:

Tuesday
 
How can I compare objects based on properties of matter?
Topic: Comparing Objects & Properties of Matter
Vocabulary: properties, compare/contrast
In class: Inquiry: Chill Out (TN Science Workbook)
Students will complete a chart about measurable and observable properties. Then, students will work in groups to compare the properties of matter between three objects.

Due:

(Homework)
 
"Properties of Matter" Scavenger Hunt

Due:

(Homework)
"Sum It Up" & "Brain Check" & "Apply Concepts" (p. 26-28, HMH Tennessee Science Workbook)
Please assist your student (as needed) in completing these pages and return them to school on the due date.

Due:

"Time and Temperature" & "Why It Matters" (p. 22-25, HMH Tennessee Science Workbook)
Students will develop a deeper understanding of tools that are used to measure time and temperature: stopwatches, timers, clocks, and thermometers. Students will apply their new knowledge to make real-world connections, and learn how scientists use tools to care for tropical fish.

Due:

"Make it Clear!" & "Measure It!" (p.18-21 , HMH Tennessee Science Workbook)
Students will take a closer look at how scientists use a magnifying glass, microscope, pan balance, and graduated cylinder. Students will apply knowledge to activities on these pages.

Due:

"How Do Scientists Use Tools?" (Digital Lesson) + Science Tools Graphic Organizer
Students will follow along with a video that introduces and explains the tools used to measure 
length, time, temperature, and tools that are used to assist in making observations.

Due:

(HOMEWORK)
Date Assigned: 8/23/2018
Due Date: 8/24/2018
"Brain Check/Apply Concepts" (p. 27-28, HMH Tennessee Science Workbook) 
Students will apply their knowledge of science tools and their individual uses to identify the tools needed to make various observations.

Due:

"Why It Matters" (p. 24-25, HMH Tennessee Science Workbook) 
Students will connect their learning to their community by applying inquiry skills learned in previous lessons.

Due:

"How Do Scientists Use Tools?" (p. 18-23, HMH Tennessee Science Workbook) 
Students will explore tools used to enhance the ability to make observations and record observations accurately.

Due:

"Draw Conclusions/Analyze and Extend" (p. 16, HMH Tennessee Science Workbook) 
Students will further develop inquiry skills learned in previous lessons to use a model in order to draw conclusions, analyze data and results, and make connections in their learning.

Due:

"How Can You Use a Model?" (p. 15, HMH Tennessee Science Workbook) 
Students will apply inquiry skills learned in previous lessons to use a model in order to investigate, observe, and infer.

Due:

Students will practice various introductory science skills: asking questions, using models, forming a hypothesis, recording observations, making predictions, planning an experiment, and drawing conclusions.