2020 SUMMER CALENDAR

       MONDAY                     TUESDAY                    WEDNESDAY                       THURSDAY                               FRIDAY

July 3rd

Math: 

Animation Project

English:

  • Short story reading focusing on:

  • 1. Reading comprehension

  • 2. Identifying major Parts of Speech

  • 3. Discovering root words

  • 4. Identifying Literary Elements

Science:

  • 10-15 minutes: Fun Kitchen Chemistry: Isolating DNA

  •  Strawberry DNA

  • 10-15 minutes: Fun Kitchen Chemistry: Iron in Cereal

  •  Separation of iron from breakfast cereal

July 2nd:

Math:

Two-step word problems
 

English:

 

  • Classes will create a creative book using TACHS words and based on:

  • 1. Root words

  • 2.Pictures/Drawings

  • 3. Literary Elements

  • 4. Moral of the story

Science:

July 1st:

 

Math:

 Solving two-step equations

English:

  • A. First set of TACHS root words

  • B. First set of Literary Elements


Science:

  • Introduce Ability section

  • Growing Gummy Bear Experiment or Sinking Soda

  •  Scientific method introduction on notepad: Question, Hypothesis, Design, Data

  • Analysis, Conclusion

July 6th:

 

Math:

Solving and graphing inequalities

English:

Theme, Internal & external  conflict.  Watch a short film called Bao


Science:

Mixtures and Mixture Separation

Types of Mixtures, formation

 Homogeneous and Heterogeneous ➔ oil and water

Making Lava lamp with oil and water Introduction to Physical and Chemical Changes

Separating egg yolks from egg whites

July 7th:

 

Math:

Inequality word problems


English:

It’s all about the “ A’s” working with TACHS words that begin with the letter A ( quizlet live)


Science:

Gases and Gas Laws

July 8th:

 

Math:

Ratios and solving Proportions

English: Introduction to culture.  Writing will reflect specific cultures, including food, coat of arms, music, dance etc.


Science:

Diffusion

 

Process and affecting factors

Naked egg experiment ➔ factors that affect diffusion (must start 2 days

prior)

July 9th:

 

Math:

Similar Figures/ Scale Drawings


English:

Introduction to culture.  Writing will reflect specific cultures, including food, coat of arms, music, dance etc. (cont)


Science:

Diffusion

 Process and affecting factors

Naked egg experiment ➔ factors that affect diffusion (must start 2 days

prior) (cont)

July 10th:

 

Math:
Comic Cookbook continues

 

English:

Review TACHS vocabulary words, Literary elements continue  including similes, flashbacks, personification


Science:

Protein denaturing

color-nature-food-colors-part-1-sky-blue

Dissolving in water ➔ forms blue solution but fluoresces red under light

Denaturation using alcohol and heat ➔ loses blue color Cooking an egg with alcohol

July 13th:

 

Math:

Area, volume, surface area

English:

TACHS vocabulary - quizlet and coat of arms presentation


Science: 

Introduction to Acids and Bases

▪ pH and indicators

▪ Making red cabbage juice indicator

• Testing household products

• Making green eggs

July 14th:

 

Math:

Random Samples

English:

Literary elements- simile, metaphor, personification and flashback using song lyrics


Science:

More Indicators

▪ Butterfly pea lemonade ➔ Making color change lemonade

▪ Changes color due to addition of acidic lemonade

July 15th

Math:

Probability of a chance event

English:

Poetic Verse Day 1


Science:

Science of marinades

▪ Experiment to test which substance tenderizes meat the best

July 16th:

 

Math:

Probability and relative frequency

English:

Poetic Verse Day 2

Science:

Gases and Gas Laws

▪ PTV

▪ Cartesian Diver ➔

▪Marshmallows/Balloon in a vacuum 

▪ Balloon in a Hot Water Bath 

▪ Egg in Flask 

July 17th:

 

Math:

Animation Project

English:

Quiz on literary elements after review of elements- reading comprehension


Science:

 Protein denaturing

▪ Fluorescence and protein denaturing with Sky blue food coloring

• Dissolving in water ➔ forms blue solution but fluoresces red

under light

• Denaturation using alcohol and heat ➔ loses blue color

▪ Cooking an egg with alcohol

July 20th:

 

Math:

Geometry and Statistics

English:

Team Building Day 1


Science:

 Introduction to Polymers

▪ Structure and formation

▪ What is Jello and how does it form?

July 21st:

 

Math:

TACHS Prep

English:

Team Building Day 2
Science:

Making Slime

▪ Use Elmer’s glue and borax to make a polymer

July 22nd:

 

Math:

Probability

English:

Digital Story Book


Science:

Supersaturated solutions

▪ Making Rock candy

July 23rd:

 

Math:

Volume and Surface Area

English:

Digital Story Book

Science:

Density

▪ Seven-layer density column

July 24th:

 

Math:

Talent Show ​

English:

Looking Forward to High School

Science:

Making Ice Cream

© Cardinal Spellman PEP