May 23 2017

Tuesday 2/23/17 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Per. 1 (8:15-9:05)

Please Take Out:

  • Chromebook

Warm Up:

  • Turn in Malala Day One assignment on Classroom.
  • Share what you found out about your name with your partner.

He Named Me Malala (Day Two)

Image result for malala

Film & Discussion Questions

Per. 2 (9:08-9:58)

Continue working on Malala lesson.

Homework:

  1. Remind parent to do Chromebook Survey! (English, Spanish)
  2. Read 30+ pages in a book of your choice and log in agenda.
  3. Finish and turn in any assignments on Classroom and StudySync that you have not completed yet.

 Per. 3 (10:03-10:42)

Student Blogging Challenge #10

  • Write a new blog post for the challenge
  • Continue to promote your team’s page by visiting other students, reading their work, and leaving a comment with a link to your blog post that features your team page.
May 22 2017

Monday 5/22/17 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Per. 1 (8:15-9:05)

Please Take Out:

  • Chromebook

Announcements:

Buy Back Day today at lunch–bring your CARE Cash!

Warm Up:

Do Student Chromebook Survey

He Named Me Malala (Day One)

Image result for malala

Film & Discussion Questions

Per. 2 (9:08-9:58)

(Students who did not finish Math PT last week go to library to finish.)

Continue working on Malala lesson.

 

Homework:

  1. Remind parent to do Chromebook Survey! (English, Spanish)
  2. Read 30+ pages in a book of your choice and log in agenda.
  3. Finish and turn in any assignments on Classroom and StudySync that you have not completed yet.

 Per. 3 (10:03-10:42)

Student Blogging Challenge #10

  • Write a new blog post for the challenge
  • Continue to promote your team’s page by visiting other students, reading their work, and leaving a comment with a link to your blog post that features your team page.
May 18 2017

Thursday 5/18/17 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Per. 1 (9:47-11:14)

Please Take Out:

  • Chromebook
  • earbuds/headphones

Warm Up:

Floating Teachers: 2,000 ping-pong balls, 30 middle school teachers, and no gravity.

  • Leave a comment here answering the questions:
    • What does this video make you think or feel?
    • What does it make you wonder?
  • 10:00 – Band concert in gym
    Image result for school band

Finish NewsELA articles

Give other groups Feedback on their marketing campaigns

Homework:

  1. Read 30+ pages in a book of your choice and log in agenda.
  2. Finish and turn in any assignments on Classroom and StudySync that you have not completed yet.

 Per. 3 (12:04-12:50)

Student Blogging Challenge

  • Post your component from your campaign on your blog and your team’s bit.ly address. (This is how we will track how many visitors each campaign gets.)
  • Go to other students and invite them to come check out your marketing campaign.
May 15 2017

Monday 5/15/17 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Per. 1-2 (8:15-9:58)

Please Take Out:

  • Chromebook
  • earbuds/headphones

Warm Up:

Ink In Motion

  • Watch as colored ink swirls and clouds up in slow motion under water. If you stay until the very end, you’ll see their surprising setup.
  • Leave a comment here answering the questions:
    • What does this video make you think or feel?
    • What does it make you wonder?

8:30 – Switch back to component groups:

  • Images & Writing – in here
  • Music & Storytelling Videos –> Ms. Mahoney
  • Infographics & Explainer Videos –> Mrs. Figueroa

Images & Writing:

  • Reread organization websites carefully for any details you might have missed.
  • Put all images and writing in one slide deck in the order that you want them to appear on the webpage. (Take out anything you don’t want on the webpage, images that do not have the proper credit, etc.)
  • Each image and sentence on your team’s webpage needs to help convey why the need is so great, what specifically the organization does to help, or why your audience/viewer should donate to your cause. (Use the organization’s name many times!)
  • Image groups make sure there is a credit next to every picture in the slides that you want put onto the website. Also, add team webpage to your Marketing Image.
  • Writers make Feedback Form to gather audience reactions to your webpage

Homework:

  1. Read 30+ pages in a book of your choice and log in agenda.
  2. Finish and turn in any assignments on Classroom and StudySync that you have not completed yet.

 Per. 3 (10:03-10:42)