February 15 2019

Friday 2/15/19 – Math

Welcome to Math!

Please come in quietly and take out:

  • math spiral
  • pencil
  • Chromebook

Write down today’s date (in a box) and lesson title:

IM 6.2: Truth and Equations

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Learning Target copy

Learning Target: Students will be able to replace a variable in an equation with a number that makes the equation true, and know that this number is called a solution to the equation.

Let’s use equations to represent stories and see what it means to solve equations.

Open IM 6.2: Truth and Equations (Student Task Statements) on Classroom

  • Warm-Up 2.1: Three Letters
  • Activity 2.2: Storytime
  • Activity 2.3: Using Structure to Find Solutions
  • Cool-Down 2.4: How Do You Know a Solution is a Solution?

Homework:

  1. Complete all parts of IM 6.2: Truth and Equations and turn in on Classroom.

I hope you had a great day!

See you next time!

February 15 2019

Friday 2/15/19 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Please come in quietly and take out:

  • Our Heroes book
  • headphones / earbuds
  • Chromebook

Per. 1 (8:15-9:05) – Language Arts

Group 1: Finish Close Read essay, Referring Words

Group 2: “Stride Toward Freedom” (on StudySync), Children’s March (on Classroom)

Per. 2 (9:08-9:56)

Learning Target copyLearning Target:  Students will be able to explore background information and research a range of information about all kinds of young/teenage heroes.

Open Teenage Heroes Blast on StudySync

  • Discuss: Driving Question
  • Background: Read and discuss
    1. Who is Albert Manero? 
    2. What does components mean? Why is understanding this word critical to understanding the Background? 
    3. Who is Anna? 
    4. What is the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes?
    5. What do the young heroes in the Background have in common with each other?
  • Research:
    1. Look at “The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes.” Which of this year’s winners do you think is most heroic? Why?  
    2. Look at “Teen Heroes Catch Kidnapper” and “UCF Students Make Prosthetic Arm” Which person/group do you think is more heroic? Why? 
  • QuikPoll / Number Crunch
  • Blast
  • Peer Reviews

Revisit Unit Matrix, Essential Question, add people

Homework:

  1. Read 25+ pages and log on Biblionasium:
    1. Title/author
    2. p. ____ to p. ____
    3. BTH (1-2 sentences: Who? What? When? Where?) + 1 visualization, thick question, use of context clues, or inference
  2. Complete all work on StudySync and Classroom.

Per. 3 (10:01-10:49) – Speech and Debate

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Learning Target copyLearning Target: Students will be able to gather facts and information about a topic in order to build arguments for a debate.

Work with group to add Counterarguments to Pro Side in graphic organizer (open in Classroom)

  1. Should Tablets Replace Textbooks in K-12 Schools?
  2. Do Violent Video Games Contribute to Youth Violence?
  3. Children’s Border Crisis
  4. Gun Control Laws
  5. Self-Driving Cars
  6. E-cig regulation
February 14 2019

Thursday 2/14/19 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Please come in quietly and take out:

  • Chromebook

Per. 3 (9:33-10:47) – Speech and Debate

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Learning Target copyLearning Target: Students will be able to gather facts and information about a topic in order to build arguments for a debate.

Work with group to add Counterarguments to Pro side in graphic organizer (open in Classroom)

  1. Should Tablets Replace Textbooks in K-12 Schools?
  2. Do Violent Video Games Contribute to Youth Violence?
  3. Children’s Border Crisis
  4. Gun Control Laws
  5. Self-Driving Cars
  6. E-cig regulation

Per. 2 (11:36-12:50) – Language Arts

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Please come in quietly and take out:

  • Chromebook

Learning Target copy

Learning Target:  Students will be able to participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations to express ideas and build upon the ideas of others.

Open Close Read: My Father is a Simple Man assignment on StudySync

  • Read: Re-read Gary Soto’s “Oranges” looking for clues to the theme.
  • Discuss: Compare and contrast the themes of “Oranges” and “My Father is a Simple Man”. How are the two similar? How are they different?
  • Comp: Complete the five Reading Comprehension questions
  • Write: This should be an ACE paragraph (A-C-E-C-E-C-E-A)

 

Group 1: Skill: Theme, Skill: Referring Words

Group 2: Finish FW, Stride Toward Freedom, start Children’s March

 

Homework:

  1. Read 25+ pages and log (on Biblionasium/Destiny):
    1. Title/author
    2. p. ____ to p. ____
    3. BTH (1-2 sentences: Who? What? When? Where?) + 1 visualization, thick question, use of context clues, or inference
  2. Finish all work on StudySync and Classroom and turn in.
  3. Complete Academic Vocabulary Lesson 7 on StudySync (due tomorrow!).
February 13 2019

Weds.-Thurs. 2/13-2/14/19 – Math

Welcome to Math!

Please come in quietly and take out:

  • pencil
  • Chromebook
  • reading book

I will provide paper for testing.

  • Cellphones and other electronics off
  • All electronics in backpacks
  • Backpacks away

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Learning Target copy

Learning Target: Students will be able to demonstrate what they have learned about Ratios, Rates, and Percents.

  • Math IAB: Ratios and Proportional Relationships
  • Do Pre-Unit 6 Assessment when finished

Homework:

Be sure you have completed and turned in all work on Classroom.

I hope you had a great day!

See you next time!

February 13 2019

Wednesday 2/13/19 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Please come in quietly and take out:

  • Our Heroes book
  • headphones / earbuds
  • Chromebook

Per. 2 (8:15-9:29) – Language Arts

Open Skill: Theme assignment on StudySync

Learning Target copy

Learning Target: Students will be able to practice using concrete strategies for identifying theme.

Open Skill: Theme assignment on StudySync

  • Define: View video and read definition. Discuss:
    1. What is a theme?
    2. What are two ways that an author might express a theme?
    3. What is the difference between a subject or topic and a theme
    4. How might a theme be expressed differently in poetry than in fiction or drama?
  • Model: Read and annotate:
    • highlight key points
    • ask questions
    • identify places where the Model applies the strategies laid out in the Identification and Application section
  • Discuss:
    1. How does the Model go about finding clues that will reveal theme?
    2. After analyzing these images, how does the Model identify further clues regarding theme? 
    3. What is one theme of the poem?
  • Your Turn: Read carefully and answer the questions
  • Write: ACE three Skills Focus questions.

Group 1: Skill: Theme (My Father is a Simple Man), AV L6

Group 2: Finish FW, Stride Toward Freedom, start Children’s March

 

Per. 9 (9:33-10:21) – Advisory

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Anti-Bullying Lesson #2: Bullying or Not Bullying?

  • Open assignment in Advisory on Classroom

 

Homework:

  1. Read 25+ pages and log on Biblionasium:
    1. Title/author
    2. p. ____ to p. ____
    3. BTH (1-2 sentences: Who? What? When? Where?) + 1 visualization, thick question, use of context clues, or inference
  2. Finish Skill: Theme and turn in on StudySync.
  3. Complete Academic Vocabulary Lesson 7 on StudySync (due by Fri).
  4. All work and Extra Credit for T2 is due Fri. 2/22! (Tap Dance Slides Project Extra Credit can be counted for LA or Speech & Debate)