Week 21, Grade 6 Humanities: 1/28/19-2/1/19

Welcome to a new semester/quarter! Please make sure you have all of the materials you will need in class each day including:

  • Pens/pencils
  • Notebook and folder
  • Assignment notebook
  • Book to read for independent reading time

Also, due to the sheer volume of late/missing work over the past two quarters, the following late work policy will be in effect for the remainder of the year:

  • Assignments are due on the posted due date, and I will not accept any late work. Get your work done when it is due!

 

Monday, 1/28-Thursday, 1/31 School Cancelled

Friday, 2/1 A Day (SS)

  • Do Now
  • CNN 10
  • US-Dakota War Launch: Begin exploring the US-Dakota War Website
    • Today you will use this website to began learning more about the War.
    • This is an independent assignment at this time.
    • You need to look for information that you find important and/or interesting  that happened before, during and after the War.
    • You need to make mini notes in your own word on what you are learning in the “US-Dakota War Notes” doc sent to you in SS Google Classroom. Please review the instructions and examples!
    • You need to complete this by the end of class on Tuesday, 2/5

Looking Ahead…

  • Tuesday, 2/5: US-Dakota War Notes Due (E.O.C.)
  • Friday, 2/15: No Classes (Release Day)
  • Monday, 2/18: No Classes (Presidents’ Day)
  • Thursday, 2/28: Early Release/Conferences
  • Friday, 3/1: No Classes (Release Day)
  • Friday, 3/15: No Classes (Release Day)
  • Thursday, 3/28: Last Day of Q3
  • Friday, 3/29: No Classes (Release Day)
  • Monday, 4/1-Friday, 4-5: No Classes: (Spring Break)

Week 20, Grade 6 Humanities: 1/21/19-1/25/19

Monday, 1/21 No Classes (MLK Jr. Day)

Tuesday, 1/22 B Day (SS)

  • Do Now!
  • CNN 10
  • Civil War:  Review of the US Civil War. This will set the stage for examining the US-Dakota War of 1862.

Wednesday, 1/23 A Day (LA)

  • Do Now!
  • CNN 10
  • US/Dakota War Launch: 
    • Today we will start examining the events that led up to the US/Dakota War of 1862.
    • We will watch a short video that will review some of what we have already learned. Then, you will work on a reading/notes assignment titled “Setting the Stage at the Lower Sioux Agency” that was sent to you in Google Classroom.
    • This is due by the end of class tomorrow, 2/24!

Thursday, 1/24 B Day (SS)

Last Day of Second Quarter

  • Do Now!
  • CNN 10
  • US/Dakota War:
    • Today you need to finish the “Setting the Stage at the Lower Sioux Agency” assignment that you received yesterday.
    • This is due by the end of class today, and no late work will be accepted.

Friday, 1/25 No Classes (Student Release Day)

Looking Ahead…

  • Thursday, 1/24: Last day of 2nd Quarter, “Setting the Stage at the Lower Sioux Agency” due (E.O.C.

Week 19, Grade 6 Humanities: 1/14/19-1/18/19

Monday, 1/14 A Day (LA)

  • Do Now
  • Advertising Unit
    • Review pathos, ethos and logos
    • Intro target audience and gender bias (Lego ads)
    • The Gendered Advertising Remixer (this is the site we watched in class where you can mashup boy and girl targeted ads)
  • Weebly Work Time
    • 2 Ads (due Friday, 1/18 S.O.C.)

Tuesday, 1/15 B Day (SS)

  • Do Now
  • CNN 10
  • MN Statehood:
    • Task 3 You need to complete this assignment by the end of class on Thursday, 1/17, and late work will not be accepted

Wednesday, 1/16 A Day 1/16 (LA)

  • Do Now
  • Advertising Unit
  • Public Service Announcements:
  • Weebly Work Time (time permitting)
    • 2 Ads (due Friday, 1/18 S.O.C.)

Thursday, 1/17 B Day (SS)

  • Do Now
  • CNN 10
  • MN Statehood:
    • Task 3 is due by the end of class today, and late work will not be accepted
    • Quality Matters: Take pride in what you create and submit!

Friday, 1/18 A Day (LA)

  • Do Now
  • Weebly Ads due by Start of Class
  • Advertising Unit
    • PSA 1 due by ed of class

Looking Ahead…

  • Thursday, 1/17: MN Statehood Task 3 due (E.O.C.)
  • Friday, 1/18: 2 Weebly ads are due (S.O.C.)
  • Friday, 1/18: PSA 1 due (E.O.C.)
  • Thursday, 1/24: Last day of 2nd Quarter

Week 18, Grade 6 Humanities: 1/7/19-1/11/19

Monday, 1/7 A Day (LA)

  • Do Now!
  • CNN 10
  • Advertising Unit Launch
    • Persuasive Techniques in Advertising
      • In-class activity involving pathos, logos and ethos.

Tuesday, 1/8 B Day (SS)

  • Do Now!
  • CNN 10
  • MN History: Statehood
    • Today you will start learning how Minnesota became a state. You received a document titled MN Statehood Tasks 1 & 2 in SS Google Classroom today. You need to start working on this, and it is due by the end of class on Thursday, 1/10.

Wednesday, 1/9 A Day (LA)

  • Do Now!
  • Advertising 
    • Persuasive Techniques Review
      • In-class review activity involving pathos, logos and ethos.
      • When done, you need to work on the “Analyzing Ads” that you received today in LA Google Classroom.
      • You will need the Persuasive Techniques in Advertising document that was handed out in class today to complete this assignment.
      • “Analyzing Ads” is due by the end of class on Monday, 1/14/19.

Thursday, 1/10 B Day (SS)

  • Do Now!
  • CNN 10
  • MN History: Statehood
    • Today you will continue learning how Minnesota became a state, and you need to complete the document titled MN Statehood Tasks 1 & 2 that you received on Tuesday. This is due by the end of class today.

Friday, 1/11 No Classes (Student Release Day)

Looking Ahead…

  • Thursday, 1/10: MN Statehood Tasks 1 & 2 due (E.O.C.)
  • Friday, 1/11: No Classes (Student Release Day)
  • Monday, 1/14: Analyzing Ads due (E.O.C.)
  • Friday, 1/18: 2 Weebly ads are due
  • Thursday, 1/24: Last day of 2nd Quarter