**See below for your class assignments, handouts, and daily info.**

1/25/2018

WTT, Students worked on the their CEMENT Project.

WTT, Students worked on the their CEMENT Project.

1/24/2018

Students started a project today about the six different forms of energy: CEMENT - Chemical Energy, Electrical Energy, Mechanical Energy, Electromagnetic Energy, Nuclear Energy, and Thermal Energy.

Students started a project today about the six different forms of energy: CEMENT - Chemical Energy, Electrical Energy, Mechanical Energy, Electromagnetic Energy, Nuclear Energy, and Thermal Energy.

cement_project_-_level_4.docx | |

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cement_project_rubric.docx | |

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menu_options_for_cement.docx | |

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1/22/2018

Students watched a Bill Nye's video on energy. Students also learned about kinetic and potential energy.

Students watched a Bill Nye's video on energy. Students also learned about kinetic and potential energy.

1/19/2018

WTT, Students learned about the 6 types of energy:

CEMENT: Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical, Electromagnetic, Nuclear, & Thermal

WTT, Students learned about the 6 types of energy:

CEMENT: Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical, Electromagnetic, Nuclear, & Thermal

1/18/2018

Today was the last day of presentations. We are moving on to the six forms of energy tomorrow.

Today was the last day of presentations. We are moving on to the six forms of energy tomorrow.

1/17/2018

WTT, Students are continuing their presentations. Students can take their models and supplies home tomorrow.

WTT, Students are continuing their presentations. Students can take their models and supplies home tomorrow.

1/16/2018

WTT, Students are continuing their presentations.

WTT, Students are continuing their presentations.

1/12/2018

WTT, Students finished building their models and presentations have started.

WTT, Students finished building their models and presentations have started.

**STUDENTS SHOULD HAVE THEIR MODELS FINISHED AND THEIR POWERPOINTS READY TO GO ON TUESDAY.**1/11/2018

Students continued to build their models and presentations have started.

Students continued to build their models and presentations have started.

1/10/2018

WTT, Students continued to build their models.

WTT, Students continued to build their models.

1/9/2018

WTT, Students worked on building their models.

WTT, Students worked on building their models.

**PRESENTATIONS ARE TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY OF THIS WEEK.**1/8/2018

WTT, Students participated in a presentation by Tucson Electric Power about energy use and conservation.

WTT, Students participated in a presentation by Tucson Electric Power about energy use and conservation.

**STUDENTS SHOULD BE BRINGING IN SUPPLIES NEEDED FOR THEIR PROJECT FOR GENERATING ELECTRICITY. STUDENTS WILL HAVE TOMORROW AND WEDNESDAY TO BUILD DURING CLASS. PRESENTATIONS ARE TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY OF THIS WEEK.**12/22/2017

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, and Happy New Year. Enjoy the two week break!!

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, and Happy New Year. Enjoy the two week break!!

12/21/2017

Students continued to work on their project of generating electricity.

Students continued to work on their project of generating electricity.

12/20/2017

WTT, Students continued to research and design their project of generating electricity.

WTT, Students continued to research and design their project of generating electricity.

electricity_rubric.docx | |

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12/19/2017

Students started a project in which their group has to design a new way of generating electricity. Students will also make a visual representation of the design and do research to support a claim with evidence on how it will work. Materials will be brought from home from all group members. This project will be worked on at school.

Students started a project in which their group has to design a new way of generating electricity. Students will also make a visual representation of the design and do research to support a claim with evidence on how it will work. Materials will be brought from home from all group members. This project will be worked on at school.

pbl-electricity.docx | |

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12/18/2017

**HOMEWORK: THE BEHAVIOR OVER TIME GRAPH USING ARCTIC SEA ICE DATA DUE TOMORROW.**

CONCEPT MAP USING CLIMATE CHANGE DUE TOMORROW. CONCEPT MAP USING CLIMATE CHANGE DUE TOMORROW.

arctic_sea_ice_data.docx | |

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12/15/2017

WTT, Students worked on a graph using Arctic Sea Ice data to determine if the ice caps in Antarctica are melting at a slow rate due to climate change.

WTT, Students worked on a graph using Arctic Sea Ice data to determine if the ice caps in Antarctica are melting at a slow rate due to climate change.

12/13/2017

Students completed their concept maps and continued their research on locations that are most affected by climate change.

**LAST DAY TO HAND IN MISSING WORK FOR THIS QUARTER IS DECEMBER 15TH.**

12/12/2017

Students went to the library to switch out their science textbook.

Students are starting research on what are locations that are most affected by climate change.

•www.natgeokids.com/au/discover/geography/general-geography/what-is-climate-change/

Students went to the library to switch out their science textbook.

Students are starting research on what are locations that are most affected by climate change.

•www.natgeokids.com/au/discover/geography/general-geography/what-is-climate-change/

12/11/2017

Students answered questions in the textbook regarding climate change.

page 134 #1-3, page 141 #1-3, page 143 # 1-10 & concept map a-d.

Students answered questions in the textbook regarding climate change.

page 134 #1-3, page 141 #1-3, page 143 # 1-10 & concept map a-d.

**LAST DAY TO HAND IN MISSING WORK FOR THIS QUARTER IS DECEMBER 15TH.**12/8/2017

Students worked on their concept maps of climate change.

Students worked on their concept maps of climate change.

12/7/2017

WTT, Students completed the District Common Assessment.

WTT, Students completed the District Common Assessment.

12/6/2017

Students continued working on the District Common Assessment.

Students continued working on the District Common Assessment.

**LAST DAY TO HAND IN MISSING WORK FOR THIS QUARTER IS DECEMBER 15TH.**12/5/2017

Students continued working on the District Common Assessment.

Students continued working on the District Common Assessment.

12/4/2017

WTT, Students worked on a lab that involved the properties of water.

WTT, Students worked on a lab that involved the properties of water.

12/1/2017

Students are working on their graphic organizer and the claim, evidence, and reasoning.

Students are working on their graphic organizer and the claim, evidence, and reasoning.

**LAST DAY TO HAND IN MISSING WORK FOR THIS QUARTER IS DECEMBER 15TH.**11/30/2017

Student continued to work on the District Common Assessment which included making a table to record temperatures.

Student continued to work on the District Common Assessment which included making a table to record temperatures.

11/29/2017

WTT, Students continued to work on the District Common Assessment.

WTT, Students continued to work on the District Common Assessment.

11/28/2017

WTT, Students continued to work on the District Common Assessment.

WTT, Students continued to work on the District Common Assessment.

11/27/2017

WTT, 6th graders started the District Common Assessment.

WTT, 6th graders started the District Common Assessment.

11/21/2017

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

11/20/2017

WTT, Students completed their CER for their mystery climate region.

WTT, Students completed their CER for their mystery climate region.

**GRAPH AND CER FOR MYSTERY CLIMATE REGION IS DUE TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21ST.**11/17/2017

WTT, Students worked on the claim, evidence, and reasoning to support their mystery climate region.

WTT, Students worked on the claim, evidence, and reasoning to support their mystery climate region.

**CER FOR MYSTERY CLIMATE REGION IS DUE TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21ST.**11/16/2017

WTT, Students started working on their claim, evidence, and reasoning to support their mystery climate region.

WTT, Students started working on their claim, evidence, and reasoning to support their mystery climate region.

11/15/2017

WTT, Students got into groups according to the data they received. Based on precipitation and temperatures, the groups had to figure out what climate region their data corresponded to.

WTT, Students got into groups according to the data they received. Based on precipitation and temperatures, the groups had to figure out what climate region their data corresponded to.

11/14/2017

WTT, Quiz today on heat transfer. Students completed graphing their "mystery city" data.

WTT, Quiz today on heat transfer. Students completed graphing their "mystery city" data.

11/13/2017

WTT, Students discussed the Washington, D.C. climate graph and compared it to the Tucson climate graph. Students started to graph their "mystery city" data.

WTT, Students discussed the Washington, D.C. climate graph and compared it to the Tucson climate graph. Students started to graph their "mystery city" data.

**HEAT TRANSFER QUIZ TOMORROW.**11/9/2017

WTT, Students completed lab on convection and discussed results in class.

WTT, Students completed lab on convection and discussed results in class.

**HEAT TRANSFER QUIZ MOVED TO TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14TH.**11/8/2017

WTT, Students started a lab on convection.

WTT, Students started a lab on convection.

11/7/2017

WTT, Students completed the WEBQUEST about severe weather that was started last week.

WTT, Students completed the WEBQUEST about severe weather that was started last week.

**HEAT TRANSFER QUIZ MOVED TO TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14TH.**11/6/2017

WTT, Students completed both graphs and wrote a reflection comparing the two graphs.

Students also read chapter 4, section 2 in their textbook - "Climate Regions"

WTT, Students completed both graphs and wrote a reflection comparing the two graphs.

Students also read chapter 4, section 2 in their textbook - "Climate Regions"

**HEAT TRANSFER QUIZ MOVED TO TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14TH.**11/3/2017

WTT, Students graphed the average temperatures and average precipitation of Tucson.

Students also wrote a reflection comparing the two graphs.

WTT, Students graphed the average temperatures and average precipitation of Tucson.

Students also wrote a reflection comparing the two graphs.

11/1/2017

WTT, Students made a prediction on what the Tucson climate graph looks like using average temperature and precipitation.

WTT, Students made a prediction on what the Tucson climate graph looks like using average temperature and precipitation.

10/31/2017

WTT, Students made note cards using the vocabulary from chapter 4, section 1.

WTT, Students made note cards using the vocabulary from chapter 4, section 1.

**START STUDYING FOR QUIZ ON HEAT TRANSFER - MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK**10/30/2017

WTT, Students read and discussed Chapter 4, section 1 - "What Causes Climate?".

WTT, Students read and discussed Chapter 4, section 1 - "What Causes Climate?".

**LEVEL 4 - HEAT TRANSFER DUE WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1ST.****START STUDYING FOR QUIZ ON HEAT TRANSFER - MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK**10/27/2016

WTT, Students completed the WEBQUEST about climate.

WTT, Students completed the WEBQUEST about climate.

10/26/2017

WTT, Student started on a WEBQUEST to learn about climate.

WTT, Student started on a WEBQUEST to learn about climate.

10/25/2017

WTT, Introduction to climate.

WTT, Introduction to climate.

**HEAT TRANSFER TEXTBOOK ASSIGNMENT DUE DATE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26TH.** 10/24/2017

WTT, Went over the homework (handouts) on heat transfer.

WTT, Went over the homework (handouts) on heat transfer.

**HEAT TRANSFER DRAWING/PROJECT IS DUE TOMORROW - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25TH.**10/23/2017

WTT, Students continued to work on their heat transfer drawing/project.

WTT, Students continued to work on their heat transfer drawing/project.

**HEAT TRANSFER TEXTBOOK ASSIGNMENT DUE TOMORROW.** wind_heat_transfer__hw.docx | |

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10/20/2017

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**QUIZ TODAY ON WEATHER FACTORS.**

Students continued to work on their heat transfer drawing project.**ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM DUE: MONDAY, OCTOBER 23RD.**10/19/2017

WTT, Students started their heat transfer drawing/project.

WTT, Students started their heat transfer drawing/project.

**QUIZ TOMORROW ON WEATHER FACTORS.**10/18/2017

WTT, Students observed and wrote about the heat transfer demonstration of convection.

WTT, Students observed and wrote about the heat transfer demonstration of convection.

**QUIZ: WEATHER FACTORS - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20TH.**10/17/2017

WTT, Students completed the Electromagnetic Spectrum.

Students observed and wrote about the heat transfer demonstrations (radiation & conduction).

WTT, Students completed the Electromagnetic Spectrum.

Students observed and wrote about the heat transfer demonstrations (radiation & conduction).

**QUIZ: WEATHER FACTORS - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20TH.**10/16/2017

WTT, Students started on the Electromagnetic Spectrum.

WTT, Students started on the Electromagnetic Spectrum.

**QUIZ: WEATHER FACTORS - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20TH.**10/10/2017

WTT, Students watched a movie on "weather storms".

WTT, Students watched a movie on "weather storms".

10/9/2017

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**GRAPHS AND CER CONCLUSION DUE DATE HAS BEEN MOVED TO TUESDAY IF YOU ARE IN PERIODS 1 OR 2.**

GRAPHS AND CER CONCLUSION DUE DATE HAS BEEN MOVED TO WEDNESDAY IF YOU ARE IN PERIODS 6,7, OR 8.GRAPHS AND CER CONCLUSION DUE DATE HAS BEEN MOVED TO WEDNESDAY IF YOU ARE IN PERIODS 6,7, OR 8.

10/6/2017

WTT, Students completed their air temperature vs dewpoint & relative humidity vs. dewpoint graphs. Students also completed the claim-evidence-reasoning conclusion about their air temperature vs. dewpoint graph.

WTT, Students completed their air temperature vs dewpoint & relative humidity vs. dewpoint graphs. Students also completed the claim-evidence-reasoning conclusion about their air temperature vs. dewpoint graph.

**HOMEWORK: GRAPHS AND CER CONCLUSION IS DUE MONDAY, OCT. 9TH.**10/5/2017

WTT, Students worked on their Claim, evidence, and reasoning about the relationship between air temperature and dewpoint temperature.

WTT, Students worked on their Claim, evidence, and reasoning about the relationship between air temperature and dewpoint temperature.

10/4/2017

WTT, Students used their graphs, organizers, and data tables to generate a claim-evidence-reasoning conclusion about the relationship between air temperature and dewpoint temperature..

WTT, Students used their graphs, organizers, and data tables to generate a claim-evidence-reasoning conclusion about the relationship between air temperature and dewpoint temperature..

10/3/2017

WTT, Students finished graphing temperature vs. dewpoint and relative humidity vs. dewpoint.

WTT, Students finished graphing temperature vs. dewpoint and relative humidity vs. dewpoint.

10/2/2017

WTT, Went over Energy in the Atmosphere homework.

Students started graphing temperature vs Dew point

WTT, Went over Energy in the Atmosphere homework.

Students started graphing temperature vs Dew point

**LAST DAY TO HAND IN WORK/REDO'S FOR QUARTER 1 IS WEDNESDAY, OCT. 4TH.**9/29/2017

WTT, Students played Quizlet as a review of current material. Students also participated in the "cloud in a jar" activity.

WTT, Students played Quizlet as a review of current material. Students also participated in the "cloud in a jar" activity.

**LAST DAY TO HAND IN WORK/REDO'S FOR QUARTER 1 IS WEDNESDAY, OCT. 4TH.**9/28/2017

WTT, Finished the weather factors graphic organizer and students took notes on relationships between weather factors.

WTT, Finished the weather factors graphic organizer and students took notes on relationships between weather factors.

9/27/2017

WTT, Students got into groups to discuss the various weather factors.

WTT, Students got into groups to discuss the various weather factors.

**HOMEWORK: Energy in the Atmosphere - Chapter 2, section 1 Due: tomorrow**9/25/2017

WTT, Students worked on a Weather Factors Scavenger Hunt.

WTT, Students worked on a Weather Factors Scavenger Hunt.

9/22/2017

WTT, last day to collect weather data.

WTT, last day to collect weather data.

9/21/2017

WTT, Students continued to collect weather data.

WTT, Students continued to collect weather data.

9/20/2017

WTT, Students continued to collect weather data.

WTT, Students continued to collect weather data.

9/19/2017

WTT, Students collected weather data.

WTT, Students collected weather data.

9/18/2017

WTT, Students took the Layers of the Atmosphere quiz.

WTT, Students took the Layers of the Atmosphere quiz.

9/15/2017

WTT, Students collected weather data.

WTT, Students collected weather data.

**QUIZ: Layers of the Atmosphere - Monday, September 18th.**

Level 4 project - due Monday, September 18th.Level 4 project - due Monday, September 18th.

9/14/2017

WTT, Went over the instruments that are needed to collect weather data for the next week.

WTT, Went over the instruments that are needed to collect weather data for the next week.

**QUIZ: Layers of the Atmosphere - Monday, September 18th.**

Level 4 project - due Monday, September 18th.Level 4 project - due Monday, September 18th.

9/13/2017

WTT, Discussed the weather factors graphic organizer.

WTT, Discussed the weather factors graphic organizer.

**QUIZ: Layers of the Atmosphere - Monday, September 18th.**

Level 4 project - due Monday, September 18th.Level 4 project - due Monday, September 18th.

**HOMEWORK: Students are to find an article on weather. It needs to be weather that is occurring now or predicted to occur. Students should print the article and be prepared to share 3 interesting facts with their classmates. Due: tomorrow.**9/12/2017

WTT, Students finished reading chapter 2 in the textbook and finished the weather factors graphic organizer.

**QUIZ: Layers of the Atmosphere - Monday, September 18th.**

Level 4 project - due Monday, September 18th.

WTT, Students finished reading chapter 2 in the textbook and finished the weather factors graphic organizer.

Level 4 project - due Monday, September 18th.

**HOMEWORK: Students are to find an article on weather. It needs to be weather that is occurring now or predicted to occur. Students should print the article and be prepared to share 3 interesting facts with their classmates. Due: Thursday, Sept. 14th.**9/11/2017

WTT, Students read chapter 2 in the textbook and started a weather factors graphic organizer.

WTT, Students read chapter 2 in the textbook and started a weather factors graphic organizer.

9/8/2017

WTT, Students completed "The Blanket of the Atmosphere handout" for a review.

Students also played Quizlet which reviewed the layers of the atmosphere.

WTT, Students completed "The Blanket of the Atmosphere handout" for a review.

Students also played Quizlet which reviewed the layers of the atmosphere.

9/7/2017

WTT, Students completed their atmosphere model.

WTT, Students completed their atmosphere model.

**HOMEWORK: Atmosphere model is due on Monday, Sept. 11th.**9/6/2017

WTT, Students took the Gases in Dry Air quiz and went over homework.

WTT, Students took the Gases in Dry Air quiz and went over homework.

9/5/2017

WTT, students worked on the atmosphere model project. This will be done in class.

WTT, students worked on the atmosphere model project. This will be done in class.

**QUIZ: Tomorrow - Gases in Dry Air.**

**HOMEWORK DUE TOMORROW: Chapter 1, section 3 - Layers of the Atmosphere handout.**9/1/2017

WTT, Students started the atmosphere model project. This will be done in class.

WTT, Students started the atmosphere model project. This will be done in class.

**QUIZ: Wednesday, September 6th - Gases in Dry Air.**

HOMEWORK: Chapter 1, section 3 - Layers of the Atmosphere handout - Due Wednesday, September 6th.HOMEWORK: Chapter 1, section 3 - Layers of the Atmosphere handout - Due Wednesday, September 6th.

ch_1_sec_1_3_hw.pdf | |

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atmosphere_layers_model_-_rubric.doc | |

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8/31/2017

WTT, Discussed the rubric for the atmosphere project starting tomorrow in class.

Students read Chapter 1, section 3 in class

WTT, Discussed the rubric for the atmosphere project starting tomorrow in class.

Students read Chapter 1, section 3 in class

**QUIZ: Wednesday, September 6th - Gases in Dry Air.**8/30/2017

WTT, Class discussion on homework that was due today.

WTT, Class discussion on homework that was due today.

**QUIZ: Wednesday, September 6th - Gases in Dry Air.**8/29/2017

WTT, Students completed their pie chart and bar graph using the percentages of gases in the atmosphere.

WTT, Students completed their pie chart and bar graph using the percentages of gases in the atmosphere.

**HOMEWORK: Chapter 1, section 1 handout due tomorrow.**

**Textbooks are needed for class on Thursday.**8/28/2017

WTT, discussion on data analysis. Students started a pie chart using percentages of gases in the atmosphere.

WTT, discussion on data analysis. Students started a pie chart using percentages of gases in the atmosphere.

8/25/2017

WTT, Students went to library and checked out science textbook. Started homework

WTT, Students went to library and checked out science textbook. Started homework

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Parent/guardian signature on model due 8/29/2017.

HOMEWORK: Chapter 1, section 1 handout DUE: 8/30/2017.Parent/guardian signature on model due 8/29/2017.

HOMEWORK: Chapter 1, section 1 handout DUE: 8/30/2017.

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8/24/2017

WTT, Students constructed a "Bean Bag" model of the relative amounts of gases in dry air.

WTT, Students constructed a "Bean Bag" model of the relative amounts of gases in dry air.

**Students are expected to present their model to a parent/ guardian by Tuesday, August 29th for a signature.** atmosphere_model_with_beans_signature_sheete.docx | |

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8/23/2017

WTT, Students observed a "candle demonstration" about the composition of air, then made inferences about about air based on their observations.

WTT, Students observed a "candle demonstration" about the composition of air, then made inferences about about air based on their observations.

8/22/2017

WTT, Students completed the investigation, "Does Air Contain Mass?" Students also analyzed the data and completed the claim, evidence, and reasoning.

WTT, Students completed the investigation, "Does Air Contain Mass?" Students also analyzed the data and completed the claim, evidence, and reasoning.

8/21/2017

WTT, Lab Notebook Set Up, Students started an investigation, "Does Air Contain Mass?".

WTT, Lab Notebook Set Up, Students started an investigation, "Does Air Contain Mass?".

**HOMEWORK: Science Website Scavenger Hunt DUE: 8/23/2017** lesson_001_7th_malan_science_website_scavenger_hunt.docx | |

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8/18/2017

WTT, Students learned how a solar eclipse occurs and how to view the solar eclipse safely with solar eclipse glasses.

WTT, Students learned how a solar eclipse occurs and how to view the solar eclipse safely with solar eclipse glasses.

8/17/2017

WTT, Science Lab Safety

WTT, Science Lab Safety

**IN ORDER FOR STUDENTS TO VIEW THE SOLAR ECLIPSE OUTSIDE ON MONDAY WITH THE SCHOOL PROVIDED SOLAR ECLIPSE GLASSES, STUDENTS MUST RETURN THE PERMISSION SLIP TO THEIR 3RD PERIOD TEACHER.**8/16/2017

WTT, Went over Fire Drill Procedure.

WTT, Went over Fire Drill Procedure.

8/15/2017

WTT, Binder Set-up/Organization, Truth or Myth About Being a Masterful Scientist.

WTT, Binder Set-up/Organization, Truth or Myth About Being a Masterful Scientist.

8/14/2017

Write to Think, Students learned interesting information about their peers.

Write to Think, Students learned interesting information about their peers.

6th_grade_syllabus_2017-2018.docx | |

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8/11/2017

Write to Think, Responsibilities of Teacher/Student

Write to Think, Responsibilities of Teacher/Student

**Student will need a 3-Ring Binder and Composition Book for Monday.**8/10/2017

Introductions, Classroom Procedures, Orange Grove Handbook, Panther Pride

Introductions, Classroom Procedures, Orange Grove Handbook, Panther Pride