Posted by: mrborden | May 25, 2015

Week 36 PSAs and Final Projects


Tuesday May 26 period 1,3,5 2 hrs
QFD: “Summer will end soon enough, and childhood as well.” ― George R.R. Martin
Essential Question of the day: describe the nitrogen cycle in a paragraph
Today’s performance objective : To comprehend and demonstrate an understanding of proper citations necessary for a research paper or assignment
This Weeks NGSS objective. : MS-ETS1 Engineering Design
Students who demonstrate understanding can:
Define the criteria and constraints of a design problem with sufficient precision to ensure a successful solution, taking into account relevant scientific principles and potential impacts on people and the natural environment that may limit possible solutions.
1) finish packets 40 min, complete websites properly
Easy bib
Sample MLA Citations – Internet References
Following are example citations for some of the more common types of references to online sources. (All sources cited are fictitious):

Online Project or Database:
Include: title of project or database, name of project or database, publication info as available such as version number, name of sponsoring organization, etc., date of access, and full URL.

Britannica Online. Vers. O7.3 Apr. 2007. Encyclopedia Britannica. 8 May 2007 ‹http://www.eb.com/›.

The Discovery Channel Online. 2007. Discovery Channel. 28 June 2007 ‹http://dsc.discovery.com›.

Article, Poem, Short Story or Similar Work:
Include: author’s name, title of work, followed by the rest of the project or database info as itemized above. If no author is available begin citation with the title in quotes.

Jackson, Maynard. “Living With Fear and Uncertainty”. Maclean’s Magazine Online. Ed. Stanley Workman. May 2007. Maclean’s Magazine. 20 Aug. 2007. ‹http://www.macleans.ca/May2007.art05›.

“Watch Your Step!” Runners World On The Web. July 2007. Runners World Blog. 25 Aug. 2007. ‹http://www.runnersworld.com/blog/Jul07/
P0013.html›.

Online Book:
Fawcett, Shaun. Writing Success Secrets. 2004. 15 Sept. 2006 ‹http://www.writinghelptools.com/secrets.html›.

Online Government Publication:
Canada. Industry Canada. Developing Your Business Plan. Business Coach Series, August 2007, Canada Business Web site. 25 Oct. 2007 ‹http://bsa.canadabusiness.ca/gol/bsa/site.nsf/en/su07140.html#a3›.

Scholarly Journal Article:
Dalbert, Raymond. “Business Designs for the New Millennium”. BusinessEd Monthly Review. 47.4 (1999). 15 pp. 17 Apr. 2006
‹http://businessed.edu/web/pubs/review/Articles/47420.html›.

Newspaper or Newswire Article:
“Fossil Find Challenges Man’s Timeline”. NY Times Online 10 July 2007. 10 July 2007 ‹http://www.nytimes.com/nytonline/NYTO-Fossil-Challenges-Timeline.html›.

Bowser, John.”Storm Paralyzes Transit System”. New York Times on the Web 25 June 2007. 28 June 2007 ‹http://www.nytimes.com/
library/local/07/06/weather/storms.html›.

Magazine Article:
Shoumatoff, Alex. “A Russian Tragedy”. Walrus Online 14 May 2006. 16 Sept. 2007 ‹http://www.thewalrus.ca/online/articles/russia-0506.html›.

Online Interview Transcript:
Griffin, Thomas. Interview with Matt Damon. The Gazette. August
2006. 12 Sept. 2007 ‹http://www.montrealgazette.com/entertain/
0807/Damon/interview.html›.

E-Mail Communication:
Bremer, Fred. “Re: Global Climate Change.” E-mail to Rachel Heinz.
27 July 2007.

Online Posting:
Gravely, S. “Business Letter Writing.” Online posting. 12 June
2007. Write Place Web log. 17 Sept. 2007 ‹http://
http://www.writinghelptools.com/blog/›.

Wednesday late start May 27 period 2,4,6 – 2 hrs
QFD: Nora Ephron
“Summer bachelors like summer breezes, are never as cool as they pretend to be.”
― Nora Ephron
Essential Question of the day: describe the nitrogen cycle in a paragraph
Today’s performance objective : To comprehend and demonstrate an understanding of proper citations necessary for a research paper or assignment
This Weeks NGSS objective. : MS-ETS1 Engineering Design
Students who demonstrate understanding can:
Define the criteria and constraints of a design problem with sufficient precision to ensure a successful solution, taking into account relevant scientific principles and potential impacts on people and the natural environment that may limit possible solutions.
1) finish packets 40 min, complete websites properly
*** research papers 6th period (citations)


Thursday May 28 period 1,3,5 2 hrs
QFD: “I love how summer just wraps it’s arms around you like a warm blanket.”
― Kellie Elmore
Essential Question of the day: describe the process to complete a proper MLA citation
Today’s performance objective : to investigate and create a public service announce,net about an endangered species by creating a 60-90 second video
This Weeks NGSS objective. : MS-ETS1 Engineering Design
Students who demonstrate understanding can:
Define the criteria and constraints of a design problem with sufficient precision to ensure a successful solution, taking into account relevant scientific principles and potential impacts on people and the natural environment that may limit possible solutions.
1) developing your PSA


Friday , May 29 period 1,3,5 2 hrs
QFD: “Summer-induced stupidity. That was the diagnosis…”
Essential Question of the day: describe the process to complete a proper MLA citation
Today’s performance objective : to investigate and create a public service announce,net about an endangered species by creating a 60-90 second video
This Weeks NGSS objective. : MS-ETS1 Engineering Design
Students who demonstrate understanding can:
Define the criteria and constraints of a design problem with sufficient precision to ensure a successful solution, taking into account relevant scientific principles and potential impacts on people and the natural environment that may limit possible solutions.
-Ecology Website STUDENT
1) developing your PSA

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Responses

  1. Hey Mr Borden, im trying to finish my research project but I don’t have internet only on my phone, can I finish it in class?

    • For another 5. % less grade in class .. This should have been finished last week


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