Happy New Year and welcome back!
In class: Students are beginning a study of oceans this week!
1. Unit 6 definitions and pictures are due Friday (tomorrow). A list of words is at the bottom of this entry. Definitions can be found in Chapter 13, pages 376-385 of the textbook. A link is to the right. The username is "student31104" and the password is "x2x7n". The definition for volcanic island is not in the book and so it is given below.
2. Beginning Monday, every student must have:
If you/your student has lost the Agenda, you may either purchase a new one, OR purchase a planner from the dollar store or other retailer, OR use a folder with prongs with notebook paper inserted inside for writing down assignments. The folder should be labeled with the student's name and "Agenda" written on it.
3. The classroom is in need of supplies. Please consider supplying any of the following: Kleenex, hand sanitizer, bandaids, paper towel, staples, pencils, copy paper. Thank you!
Unit 6 Words:
1. mid-ocean ridge
2. rift valley
3. continental shelf
4. continental slope
5. continental rise
6. sea mount
7. volcanic island: a mountain formed by volcanic activity that extends from the ocean floor to above the surface of the ocean and surrounded by water on all sides.
8. ocean trench
9. abyssal plain