Week 30, Grade 6 Humanities: 4/8/19-4/12/19

Monday, 4/8 A Day (SS)

  • CNN 10
  • Current Events 7: 
    • For your CE 7, you will create a podcast based on a news story of interest to you. You need to select a story of interest to you and complete the Podcast Script assignment that was sent to you today in SSGC. The Podcast Script is due no later than the end of class on Friday, 4/12!
    • Podcasts to check out:
      • YR Media  “Comments about present day issues presented my student journalists; viewpoints for students from students.”
      • The Sporkful “For eaters, not foodies.”
      • Bookclub For Kids: Title pretty much says it all!
      • Short and Curly: “An ethics podcast from Australia. The hosts investigate dilemmas relevant to kids, like whether you have to love your sibling.”
      • Brains On: “Co-hosted by different kids, tackling their questions with interviews, fun segments, and the occasional musical number.”
      • 99% Invisible: “Architecture Infrastructure Cities Objects Sounds Visuals Technology History”
    • Podcast examples from last year:

Tuesday, 4/9 B Day (LA)

  • CNN 10
  • Writers’ Workshop:
    • Today the Bio Guidelines and Rubric and first part of your biography assignment (sent to you in LAGCG) will be introduced. We will review this information as we move forward, and, as always, you can find documents and links for this assignment on the Electronic Magazine Project Page by clicking on the appropriate tab at the top of this blog.
    • Remember to use the Electronic Magazine Project page to find resources for this assignment.
    • The Biography Brainstorm and Mini Notes that was sent to you in LAGC is due Thursday, 4/11 by the end of class!

Wednesday, 4/10 (SS)

Thursday, 4/11 (LA)


  • CNN 10
  • Writers’ Workshop:
    • Biography Brainstorm and Mini Notes are due by the end of class today.
    • Biography Notes was sent to you in Q3 LA Google Classroom. Use this doc when making notes! Your Biography Notes are due by the end of class on Wednesday, 4/24.
      • Remember to put all of your sources into EasyBib
      • Do not use Wikipedia as a source
      • Check out the E-Mag page on this blog for some sources that may help you

Friday, 4/12 (SS)

Looking Ahead…

  • Thursday, 4/11: Biography Brainstorm and Mini Notes due by the end of class
  • Friday, 4/12: Podcast script due by the end of class
  • Wednesday, 4/17: MCA Reading Test
  • Friday, 4/19: No Classes (Student Release Day)
  • Monday, 4/22: MCA Reading Test
  • Friday, 5/3: No Classes (Student Release Day)
  • Friday, 5/24: No Classes (Student Release Day)
  • Monday, 5/27: No Classes (Memorial Day)
  • Tuesday, 6/11: The End