8th Grade Science
I have grown up in the South. I have spent most of my life in Memphis. I graduated from University of Memphis. I help with the EEF tours in Greece, Italy, London and South Africa. I love learning and incorporating all kinds of knowledge into all my lessons. I have the honor of being the girls soccer coach and working with the Dyslexia Foundation of Memphis
Your child will always need...
MILLIONS OF PENCILS!!!!!!!
Binder/Folder for Science notes
In my classroom I have supplies, but always need more
Coloring utensils: crayons or skinny markers
Legends of Learning
About the Teacher
I have taught at the Dyslexia Foundation of Memphis for around 15 plus years. This program has a heavy focus on Language Arts and a Math program to meet students on their learning level.
I spent a year teaching 7th grade Science in Shelby County.
I have taught 7th grade Math at SMS for 5 years.
I have taught 8th grade Science at SMS for 3 years.
SCIENCE TEXTBOOK INFORMATION
All bellwork will be located in my google drive along with all the vocabulary words for each unit
Netflix: Extended Learning
Directions: Use all you have learned in the classroom to complete any of the assignments below. Use vocabulary words you have learned this year to strengthen your use and knowledge of this year's materials. Take what you have learned in the classroom and see what it looks like in the real world and how it is used to discover the mysteries of our world.
Chasing Coral: Write a ONE page summary of the documentary stating what is happening to the coral, how it can be fixed, and how you can play a part in helping this problem. Use prior knowledge to help you complete this assignment.
Day the Dinosaurs Died: Write a ONE page summary of the documentary using the scientific facts they used to conclude the end of the dinosaurs. Be sure to add the information they present on the rock type and to use prior knowledge to help you complete this assignment.
One episode will cover one assignment
Nature’s Weirdest Events: For EACH episode write one paragraph summary for each strangle world event or phenomenon it presents.
72 cutest animals: For each episode write a summary for each animal you meet along your journey. Use words such as natural selection, adaptation, variation, camouflage, mimicry, and trait when stated.
72 dangerous animals: For each episode write a summary for each animal you meet along your journey. Use words such as natural selection, adaptation, variation, camouflage, mimicry, and trait when stated. Does not matter which series you watch.