February 22 2018

Thursday 2/22/18 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Please take out:

  • Chromebook

 

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

Learning Target copy

 

Learning Target: Students will be able to research and plan PRO and CON arguments for a new debate topic.

Choose new topics:

  1. Should More Gun Control Laws Be Enacted?
  2. Should People Become Vegetarian?
  3. Should All Americans Have the Right to Health Care?
  4. Is Refusing to Stand for the National Anthem an Appropriate Form of Protest?
  5. Is a College Education Worth It?
  6. Should Sanctuary Cities Receive Federal Funding?

Bring up your new Debate Graphic Organizer to take notes on PRO and then CON arguments, reasons, and evidence (no Counterarguments yet).

Per. 1 (11:36-12:50) – Language Arts

Please take out:

  • Chromebook

Lift Every Voice and Sing

Learning Target copy

 

Learning Target: Students will be able to compare three different presentations of a text as it is written, sung, and performed.

Open Lift Every Voice and Sing assignment on SS

Intro: paragraph, video, vocab

Read the poem

Annotate evidence while answering Comp and Think questions

Write:

  • Jot notes on which parts of the text affected you the most
  • Listen to the poem performed as a song; jot notes for this, focusing on anything new that stood out to you, or differences between the two versions
  • View the performance; jot notes for this, focusing on anything new that stood out to you, or differences between the three versions
  • Write a main idea (topic) sentence for your paragraph
  • Write a concluding sentence (reiterate the main idea/topic)

 

Homework:

  1. Read 25+ pages and log on Biblionasium:
    1. Title
    2. p. ____ to p. ____
    3. Big Thing that Happened (1-2 sentences: Who? What? When? Where?) + 1 question, prediction, inference, connection, visualization, or new word and how you guessed its meaning
  2. Finish work on Classroom and StudySync.
February 21 2018

Wednesday 2/21/18 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Please take out:

  • Freedom Walkers book
  • Chromebook

 

Per. 2 (8:15-9:29)

Warm Up:

Practice partner dialogues for Pullman Strike, record directly into Padlet

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Learning Target copy

 

Learning Target: Students will be able to independently read and comprehend an informational text by determining word meanings from context clues and noting key passages.

Read Freedom Walkers Ch. 7 – Walking to Victory

When finished, open Freedom Walkers Ch. 7 notes

  • Jot down three unfamiliar words (with page numbers) and guess their meanings using context clues
  • Note the passage you thought was most important to the chapter and why
  • ACE Close Read questions

 

Homework:

  1. Read 25+ pages and log on Biblionasium:
    1. Title
    2. p. ____ to p. ____
    3. Big Thing that Happened (1-2 sentences: Who? What? When? Where?) + 1 question, prediction, inference, connection, visualization, or new word and how you guessed its meaning
  2. Finish all work on Classroom and StudySync and turn in!

Advisory (9:33-10:21)

  • Bengal News
  • Plaid Clothing Spirit Count

Finish making quilt pieces

February 20 2018

Tuesday 2/20/18 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Please take out:

  • Freedom Walkers book
  • Chromebook

Per. 1 (8:15-9:09)

The Pullman Boycott: A Complete History of the Great R.R. Strike

Learning Target copy

 

Learning Target: Students will be able to analyze how an author develops the point of view of characters in a text.

Open The Pullman Boycott (assignment on SS)

  • Re-read introduction together to understand background
  • Finish first-read/listen of text and annotate:

Per. 2 (9:12-10:00)

  • Discuss Think Questions (jot answers as we go)
  • Write prompt: Groups jigsaw POV for re-reading and notetaking
  • Partner-write dialogues and perform for your group (video?)

Homework:

  1. Read 25+ pages and log on Biblionasium:
    1. Book title
    2. Page #s you read (p. ____ to p. ____)
    3. Big Thing that Happened (1-2 sentences: Who? What? When? Where?) + 1 question, prediction, inference, connection, visualization, or new word and how you guessed its meaning
  2. Finish all work on Classroom and StudySync.

Per. 3 (10:03-10:51)

Please take out:

  • Chromebook

Learning Target copy

 

Learning Target: Students will be able to research and plan PRO arguments for a new debate topic.

Choose new topics:

  1. Should More Gun Control Laws Be Enacted?
  2. Should People Become Vegetarian?
  3. Should All Americans Have the Right to Health Care?
  4. Is Refusing to Stand for the National Anthem an Appropriate Form of Protest?
  5. Is a College Education Worth It?
  6. Should Sanctuary Cities Receive Federal Funding?

Bring up your new Debate Graphic Organizer to take notes on PRO side of topic.

February 16 2018

Friday 2/16/18 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Please take out:

  • Freedom Walkers book
  • Chromebook

Per. 1 (8:15-9:09)

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Learning Target copy

 

Learning Target: Students will be able to analyze how an author develops the point of view of characters in a text.

Open Freedom Walkers Ch. 6 notes

  • Analyzing Characters’ Point of View: model, partner, individual – Share on Padlet wall
  • Discussion

Add Barbara Johns (from “Freedom’s Daughters”) and Georgia Gilmore to Heroes Unit EQ Matrix

Take Library Survey

Per. 2 (9:12-10:00)

The Pullman Boycott: A Complete History of the Great R.R. Strike

Open The Pullman Boycott (assignment on SS)

  • Read/Listen to Introduction
  • Study vocabulary
  • Read/Listen to text and annotate:

  • ACE Think Questions

Homework:

  1. Read 25+ pages and log on Biblionasium (3+days):
    1. Book title
    2. Page #s you read (p. ____ to p. ____)
    3. Big Thing that Happened (1-2 sentences: Who? What? When? Where?) + 1 question, prediction, inference, connection, visualization, or new word and how you guessed its meaning
  2. Finish all work on Classroom and StudySync.

Per. 3 (10:03-10:51)

Please take out:

  • Chromebook

 

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Learning Target copy

 

Learning Target: Students will be able to participate in a debate, using arguments, counterarguments, and rebuttals as well as to actively listen to others.

Bring up your Debate Graphic Organizer to review your arguments.

Review Discussion sentence starters for respectful agreeing and disagreeing.

  1. Are Social Networking Sites Good for Our Society?
  2. Should Tablets Replace Textbooks in K-12 Schools?
  3. Do Violent Video Games Contribute to Youth Violence?
  4. Should the Olympics stay in one place?
  5. Should we celebrate Christopher Columbus?
  6. Is our society ready for self-driving cars?

Listening Task:

  • Before each group begins, note the debate question, pro, and con claims (with the presenter’s names) on the left side of your notetaking doc.
  • Turn your chair to watch and listen to the debate.
  • After the debate is finished, note which side you think “won” the debate, recalling the strongest parts of the arguments on the right side.
February 15 2018

Thursday 2/15/18 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Please take out:

  • Chromebook

 

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

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Learning Target copy

 

Learning Target: Students will be able to participate in a debate, using arguments, counterarguments, and rebuttals as well as to actively listen to others.

Bring up your Debate Graphic Organizer to review your arguments.

Review Discussion sentence starters for respectful agreeing and disagreeing.

  1. Are Social Networking Sites Good for Our Society?
  2. Should Tablets Replace Textbooks in K-12 Schools?
  3. Do Violent Video Games Contribute to Youth Violence?
  4. Should the Olympics stay in one place?
  5. Should we celebrate Christopher Columbus?
  6. Is our society ready for self-driving cars?

Listening Task:

  • Before each group begins, note the debate question, pro, and con claims (with the presenter’s names) on the left side of your notetaking doc.
  • Turn your chair to watch and listen to the debate.
  • After the debate is finished, note which side you think “won” the debate, recalling the strongest parts of the arguments on the right side.

 

Per. 1 (11:36-12:50) – Language Arts

Please take out:

  • Freedom Walkers book
  • Chromebook

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Learning Target copy

 

Learning Target: Students will be able to analyze how an author develops the point of view of characters in a text.

Read Freedom Walkers Ch. 6 – Proud to Be Arrested

  • Keep track of new words and use context clues to determine meaning
  • Select a Key Passage and say why you think it’s important to the chapter

Open Freedom Walkers Ch. 6 notes

  • Record new words and meanings
  • Copy part of Key Passage and explain
  • Chapter Vocab
  • Close Read questions

Homework:

  1. Read 25+ pages and log on Biblionasium:
    1. Title
    2. p. ____ to p. ____
    3. Big Thing that Happened (1-2 sentences: Who? What? When? Where?) + 1 question, prediction, inference, connection, visualization, or new word and how you guessed its meaning
  2. Finish work on Classroom and StudySync.