Week 24, Grade 6 Humanities: 2/18/19-2/22/19

Monday, 2/18 No Classes

Tuesday, 2/19 A Day (SS)

  • Do Now
  • CNN
  • US-Dakota War:
    • Work on your Final Pieces (document was sent in SSGC). This is due at the start of class on Friday, 3/8
  • Current Events:
    • CE5 is due at the start of class on Monday, 2/25

Wednesday, 2/20 B Day (LA) School Cancelled

Thursday, 2/21 B Day (SS)

  • Do Now
  • CNN
  • US-Dakota War:
    • Work on your Final Pieces (document was sent in SSGC). This is due at the start of class on Friday, 3/8
  • Current Events:
      • CE5 is due at the start of class on Monday, 2/25

Friday, 2/22 A Day (LA)

  • Do Now
  • PSA:
    • PSA Parts 3 & 4 is due today; show Dallmann your work before submitting, and make sure your answers are thorough
    • When done with PSA Parts 3 & 4, your group should spend some time looking at PSAs that deal with your topic
    • Your group should start working on your storyboard today; this must be done not later than the end of class next Tuesday, 2/26

Looking Ahead…

 

  • Monday, 2/18: No Classes (Presidents’ Day)
  • Monday, 2/25: Current Events #5 Due (S.O.C.)
  • Tuesday, 2/26: PSA Storyboard due (E.O.C.)
  • Thursday, 2/28: Early Release/Conferences
  • Friday, 3/1: No Classes (Release Day)
  • Friday, March 8: US-Dakota War Final Pieces Due (S.O.C.)
  • 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 23, Grade 6 Humanities: 2/11/19-2/15/19

Monday, 2/11/19 A Day (SS)

  • Do Now
  • CNN 10
  • US-Dakota War:
    • Project overview/expectations provided in class today (also available on US-Dakota War page on this blog).
    • Planning sheet sent via SS Google Classroom today. Planning sheet is due by the end of class on Monday, 3/12.

Tuesday, 2/12/19 B Day (LA)

  • Do Now
  • PSA: 
    • Continue working on “Let the Creation Begin, Parts 1 and 2” This document was sent to you in LA Google Classroom last week.
    • This assignment is due no later than the end of class today!

Wednesday, 2/13/19 A Day (SS)

  • Do Now
  • CNN 10
  • US-Dakota War
    • Planning sheet is due by the end of class today
    • Start working on the final pieces
      • Use your planning sheet
      • Review the format expectations and rubric (see US Dakota War page)
      • Look at the examples of student work on the US Dakota War page
      • Make sure you put your work into your own words
      • Your final pieces for this project are due by the end of class on Friday, March 8

Thursday, 2/14/19 B Day (LA)

  • Do Now
  • PSA: 
    • Continue working on “Let the Creation Begin, Parts 1 and 2” This document was sent to you in LA Google Classroom last week. This assignment is due no later than the end of class today!
    • PSA Parts 3 and 4 were sent to you in LAGC this morning. You need to review the directions on this document, and your group needs to complete this assignment before the end of class today.
    • When you finish the above assignment, you will start on PSA Part 5, and this will be a hard copy given to your group by Mr. Dallmann.

Friday, 2/15/19 No Classes (Student Release Day)

Looking Ahead…

  • Wednesday, 2/13: US-Dakota War Planning Sheet Due (E.O.C.)
  • Thursday, 2/14: PSA Part 2 Due (E.O.C.)
  • Friday, 2/15: No Classes (Release Day)
  • Monday, 2/18: No Classes (Presidents’ Day)
  • Monday, 2/25: Current Events #5 Due (S.O.C.)
  • Thursday, 2/28: Early Release/Conferences
  • Friday, 3/1: No Classes (Release Day)
  • Friday, March 8: US-Dakota War Final Pieces Due (E.O.C.)
  • 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 22, Grade 6 Humanities 2/4/19-2/8/19

Monday, 2/4 B Day (LA)

  • Do Now
  • PSA:
    • Today you will select a group of 3-4 to work with over the next few weeks on creating a PSA.
    • Your first assignment, “PSA Possible Topics,” was sent to you in LA Google Classroom and is due by the end of class today.

Tuesday, 2/5 A Day (SS)

  • Do Now
  • CNN 10
  • US-Dakota War: Continue exploring the US-Dakota War Website
    • You need to continue making mini notes in your own word on what you are learning in the “US-Dakota War Notes” doc sent to you in Google Classroom last Friday. Please review the instructions and examples!
    • You need to complete this by the end of class today!

Wednesday, 2/6 B Day (LA)

  • Do Now
  • PSA: 
    • “Let the Creation Begin, Parts 1 and 2” This document was sent to your group in LA Google Classroom.
    • This assignment is due no later than the end of class on Friday, 2/7

Thursday, 2/7 A Day (SS)

  • Do Now
  • CNN 10
  • Current Events 5
    • The template for this assignment was sent to you this morning in SS Google Classroom. Make sure you review all the directions on the document!
    • This assignment is due by the start of class on Monday, 2/25, and late work will not be accepted!

Friday, 2/8 B Day (LA)

  • Do Now
  • PSA: 
    • Continue working on “Let the Creation Begin, Parts 1 and 2” This document was sent to you in LA Google Classroom two days ago.
    • This assignment is due no later than the end of class today!

 

Looking Ahead…

  • Tuesday, 2/5: US-Dakota War Notes Due (E.O.C.)
  • Friday, 2/8: “Let the Creation Begin, Parts 1 and 2” Due (E.O.C.)
  • Friday, 2/15: No Classes (Release Day)
  • Monday, 2/18: No Classes (Presidents’ Day)
  • Monday, 2/25: Current Events #5 Due (S.O.C.)
  • 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 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