Grade 6, Week 3 Humanities: 9/10/18-9/14/18

Monday, 9/10 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.
  • Writers’ Workshop 
    • Review the Readers’ Response Assignment guidelines and scoring rubric.
    • In-class Readers’ Response work time
    • Readers’ Response rough draft is due by the end of class!  If you finish early:
      • Read
      • Entries in Idea Journal
      • Work on something for another class

Tuesday, 9/11 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.
  • CNN 10
  • Current Events: Launch year-long Current Events   assignment.  Today you received a template in Google Classroom to use for this assignment; make sure that you use it!  Also, please note the Current Events tab at the side of this blog.  The Current Events page includes examples as well as online sources of information.  For your first set of current events, I want you to use the Newsela site (also linked on the Current Events page)! You have two sets of current events due each quarter, and the due dates for quarter 1 are:
    • Monday, 10/1 (Start of Class)
    • Friday, 10/26 (Start of Class)

Wednesday, 9/12 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.
  • Writers’ Workshop: Today you will get into a small group and give/receive feedback on your Readers Response first draft.
    • I will ask for a volunteer to share her/his Readers’ Response, and I will model how the Critique will be used in class to help each other improve the quality of assigned work. This is something we will use and modify throughout the year in both language arts and social studies.
    • You will give and receive feedback on the RR rough draft assignment
    • Your RR second draft is due by the end of class on Monday, 9/17!

Thursday, 9/13 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.
  • Current Events: Review the expectations of this assignment/work time. Your first set of current events is doe on/before Friday, 9/29.
  • Suggestion on Writing a Summary

Friday, 9/14 No Classes (Student Release Day)

Looking Ahead…

  • Monday, 9/10: Readers’ Response Rough Draft Due (By end of class)
  • Friday, 9/14: No Classes (Student Release Day)
  • Monday, 9/17: Readers’ Response Second Draft Due (By end of class)
  • Friday, 9/28: No Classes (Student Release Day)
  • Monday, 10/1: Current Events #1 Due (By start of class)
  • 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)
  • Friday, 10/26: Current Events #2 Due (Start of Class)
  • Thursday, 11/1: Last Day of Quarter 1