Monday and Thursday-Friday: We will begin continue unit on the book Endangered by Eliot Schrefer As we read students will discuss in groups the biotic and abiotic factors that are affecting Sophie and Otto and record them in their t-chart. We will also keep charts on water purification, nutrient recycling, and the relationships between the different organisms.
We will also be looking at data about bonobo population and answering questions. Students will also be introduced to their building project that will be due at the end of the unit. They will begin brainstorming on their contraption to keep Sophie and Otto out of the weather elements using only what is available to them in the jungle.
Tuesday and Wednesday- ACT Aspire Testing