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
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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 18 2017

Thursday 5/18/17 – Math

Welcome to Math!

Please Take Out:

  • ALL ELECTRONIC DEVICES
  • Chromebook
  • earbuds/headphones
  • reading book(s) for when finished

SBAC Testing:

  • Grade 6 Math Performance Task

Rules:

  • NO Electronic Devices (must be off and stored in backpack, which is away from you)
  • NO out of seat for any reason
  • Keep eyes on your own work at all times
  • Do your best work!

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Homework:

  1. Finish all assignments on dashboard.
May 15 2017

Monday 5/15/17 – Math

Welcome to Math!

Please Take Out:

  • Chromebook
  • math spiral
  • pencil

Preparing for SBAC Math Performance Task

Go to caaspp.org

  • Practice & Training Tests
  • Student Interface (green button)
  • Sign in as Guest
  • Select Grade 6
  • Select the pink NEW Grade 6 Math Performance Task (on the right)

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Read everything on the left completely. Highlight important parts of the task.

Read each part of the problem carefully. Do all work on scratch, then explain your work where they want you to explain (2-5).

Share your work with your partner.

Questions?

Homework:

  1. Finish all assignments on dashboard.
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)

May 12 2017

Friday 5/12/17 – Language Arts

Per. 3 (10:03-10:42)

Work on Student Blogging Challenge #8

 

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. 6-7 Component Groups

  • Explainer Videos & Infographics –> Mrs. Figueroa’s room
  • Music & Storytelling Videos –> Ms. Mahoney
  • Images & Writing –> Miss Nichols

Please Take Out:

  • Chromebook

Content Arranging

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How can we select the best images to match our writing?

Writers and Image groups work together to select images that best relay the message in each part of the writing. Copy/paste paragraphs onto slide deck with only the image(s) you want used for each. All images must be credited from a permissible source.

 

Per. 8 – Back to Homeroom to work on History project