Grade 6, Week 2 Humanities: 9/3/18-9/7/18

Monday, 9/3/18: No Classes (Labor Day)

Tuesday, 9/4/17 A Day (Language Arts)

  • Do Now:  When you enter the classroom, make sure you always look at the board/screen for your Do Now assignment. Every day in language arts you will need the following supplies;
    • Something to write with
    • Planner
    • LA folder/notebook
    • Book for D.E.A.R.
  • Writers’Workshop E-Mag Launch:
    • Today you received information in class about your year-long E-Mag assignment. The first thing you need to do is decide on a topic. You received an E-Mag Topic Selection Form in Google Classroom, and this is due by the end of class today!
    • If you finish early, you need to:
      • Read
      • Work on entires in your Idea Journal

Wednesday, 9/5/18: B Day (Social Studies)

  • Do Now:
    • When you enter the classroom, make sure you always look at the board/screen for your Do Now assignment. Every day in social studies you will need the following supplies;
      • Something to write with
      • Planner
      • SS folder/notebook
      • Book for D.E.A.R.
  • CNN Student News: This is a daily 10 minute commercial free newscast designed for middle and high school students produced by the journalists at CNN. We will watch this and discuss some of the stories presented when done.
  • Artifacts/Evidence: What can they tell us??
  • Homework: Complete your Evidence Bag Activity and bring your artifacts/pieces of evidence with you to class in your brown bag on Friday, 9/7.  

Thursday, 9/6/18: A Day (Language Arts)

  • Do Now: When you enter the classroom, make sure you always look at the board/screen for your Do Now assignment. Every day in language arts you will need the following supplies;
    • Something to write with
    • Planner
    • LA folder/notebook
    • Book for D.E.A.R.
    • Launch Readers’ Response Assignment assignment.  You received this assignment in class, and your first draft is due by the end of class on Monday, 9/10.
    • When you work on this assignment, please use the document that was sent to you in Google Classroom!Writers’ Workshop 
      • Please note a new tab at the side of this blog title the Electronic Magazine Project.  This is where all information pertaining to your yearlong E-Mag assignment will be posted; become familiar with this page.
      • Look at the examples on the instructions!
      • Look at the examples on the Electronic Magazine Project page!

Friday, 9/7/18: B Day (Social Studies)

  • Do Now: When you enter the classroom, make sure you always look at the board/screen for your Do Now assignment. Every day in social studies you will need the following supplies;
    • Something to write with
    • Planner
    • SS folder/notebook
    • Book for D.E.A.R.
  • Brown Bag Activity: Today you will share your personal artifacts/pieces of evidence with a classmate and then introduce your partner to the class!

Looking Ahead…

  • Monday, 9/3: No Classes (Labor Day)
  • Friday, 9/7: Bring Your Evidence Bag With You to Class!
  • Monday, 9/10: Readers’ Response Rough Draft Due (By end of class)
  • Friday, 9/14: No Classes (Student Release Day)
  • Friday, 9/28: No Classes (Student Release Day)
  • Thursday, 10/4: Early Release Day/Conferences
  • Friday, 10/5: Student Release Day/Conferences
  • Thursday, 10/18: No Classes (Student Release Day)
  • Friday, 10/19: No Classes (MEA Convention)
  • Thursday, 11/1: Last Day of Quarter 1