February 14 2018

Wednesday 2/14/18 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Please listen for your new seat

 

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

Harriet Tubman Assembly

Freedom’s Daughters follow up

 

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
  • Red, pink, purple clothing Spirit Count

Quilt pieces activity

February 13 2018

Tuesday 2/13/18 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Please take out:

  • Parent-signed STAR report
  • Chromebook

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

Freedom’s Daughters: The Unsung Heroines of the Civil Rights Movement from 1830 to 1970

Learning Target copy

 

Learning Target: Students will be able to read and understand informational text as demonstrated by responding to basic comprehension and close read questions.

Open Freedom’s Daughters assignment on StudySync

  • Read Intro and preview vocabulary
  • Read and annotate text

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

Freedom’s Daughters, cont.

  • Answer Think Questions (ACE)
  • Re-read text and annotate evidence for Write Prompt
  • Discuss, Write, Extend

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 build arguments, including counterarguments and rebuttals, in preparation for a debate.

Watch debate clip from The Great Debaters.

  • In what ways did James Farmer appeal to emotion and logic? His opponent?
  • What were the strongest parts of each side’s arguments?

Review all arguments, reasons, evidence, counterarguments, and rebuttals on graphic organizer. Which pieces are the strongest? Where in the debate should they go (beginning, end)?

  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?
February 9 2018

Friday 2/9/18 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Please take out:

  • Parent-signed STAR report
  • Freedom Walkers book
  • Chromebook

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

STAR results analysis and goal-setting, signature check

Image result for freedom walkers

Learning Target copy

 

Learning Target: Students will be able to read and understand informational text by using context clues to figure out the meanings of new words and finding main ideas and details.

Freedom Walkers Ch. 5 – Boycott Heroes

  • As you read the chapter, pay attention to new words and try to decipher their meanings using context clues
  • Also find a passage that jumps out at you and be prepared to say why

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

  • Open the Ch. 5 notetaking doc on Classroom
  • Discuss vocab and Key Passages
  • ACE Close Read questions
  • Discussion
  • Extend Activity

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 understand arguments, counterarguments, and rebuttals, and use them in preparing for a debate.

Research and record possible counterarguments to the Con side on graphic organizer:

  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?
February 8 2018

Thursday 2/8/18 – 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 understand arguments, counterarguments, and rebuttals, and use them in scripting a role play scenario to perform for the class.

Prepare arguments (pros/cons), counterarguments, and rebuttals for your scenario and create a script with your group

Present role play to the class:

  • Which party had the more convincing argument?
  • How did the “winner” incorporate counterarguments?
  • What role did counterarguments play in the victor’s success?

Research and record possible counterarguments to the Pro side on graphic organizer:

  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?

Per. 1 (11:36-12:50) – Language Arts

Please take out:

  • Freedom Walkers book
  • Chromebook

Add Gandhi to Heroes Unit EQ Matrix

I, Too, Sing America

Learning Target copy

 

Learning Target: Students will be able to demonstrate comprehension on an initial reading of a poem.

Open I, Too, Sing America assignment on StudySync

  • Intro: Read paragraph, view video, preview vocabulary
  • Read: As you read the poem, annotate any questions that come to mind
  • Think: ACE Think questions

Spotlight: Tone

Learning Target copy

 

Learning Target: Students will be use concrete strategies for identifying the author’s tone in a poem and other texts.

Open Tone notetaking doc on Classroom and assignment on StudySync

  • Define: View video and review vocab in chart
    • Answer questions on doc
  • Model: Study the Identification and Application section
    • Teacher Model: “I Hear America Singing”
    • Partner Practice: “I, Too”
  • Your Turn: Independent practice
  • Apply: Go back to the I, Too, Sing America assignment and use your new knowledge of tone to complete the Write prompt

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 7 2018

Wednesday 2/8/18 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Please take out:

  • Freedom Walkers book
  • Chromebook
  • earbuds / headphones

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

Finish Gandhi/MLK Graphic Organizer and turn in on Classroom.

Write comparison paragraph on StudySync and submit.

I, Too, Sing America

Learning Target copy

 

Learning Target: Students will be able to demonstrate comprehension on an initial reading of a poem.

Open I, Too, Sing America assignment on StudySync

  • Intro: Read paragraph, view video, preview vocabulary
  • Read: As you read the poem, annotate any questions that come to mind
  • Think: ACE Think questions

Spotlight: Tone

Learning Target copy

 

Learning Target: Students will be use concrete strategies for identifying the author’s tone in a poem and other texts.

Open Tone notetaking doc on Classroom and assignment on StudySync

  • Define: View video and review vocab in chart
    • Answer questions on doc
  • Model: Study the Identification and Application section
    • Teacher Model: “I Hear America Singing”
    • Partner Practice: “I, Too”
  • Your Turn: Independent practice
  • Apply: Go back to the I, Too, Sing America assignment and use your new knowledge of tone to complete the Write prompt

 

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
  • Disney clothing Spirit Count

 

  • Self-Discipline: What is it?
    • Which aspect of self-discipline could you develop more of?
  • Read the examples of a lack of self-discipline and having self-discipline.
    • What are some possible consequences of having or not having self-discipline?
  • Go to one of the links in the article to find out more about how to develop self-discipline in a certain area.
    • What tips did you learn?
    • Share out findings with the class.