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)

SCHOOL CANCELLED (WEATHER)

  • 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

Week 29, Grade 6 Humanities: 3/25/19-3/29/19

Monday, 3/25 A Day (SS)

  • Do Now
  • CNN 10
  • Work Day: Get caught up!

Tuesday, 3/26 B Day (LA)

Wednesday, 3/27 A Day (SS)

Thursday, 3/28 B Day (LA)

Friday, 3/29 No Classes-Student Release Day

Looking Ahead…

  • Tuesday, 3/26: Lit Circle Reading/Bookmark #2 Due (S.O.C.)
  • Wednesday, 3/27: Lit Circle Reading #3 Due (S.O.C.)
  • Thursday, 3/28: Lit Circle Reading/Bookmark #4 Due (S.O.C.)
  • 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 28, Grade 6 Humanities: 3/18/19-3/22/19

Monday, 3/18 B Day (LA)

  • Work Day: Get caught up on PSA work and all social studies assignments!

Tuesday, 3/19 A Day (SS)

  • Current Events 6: Due at the start of class today
  • 2 New Weebly Ads: Due by end of class on Thursday, 3/21

Wednesday, 3/20 B Day (LA)

Thursday, 3/21 A Day (SS)

  • 2 New Weebly Ads: Due by end of class today
  • Lit Circle: Use class time to work on your Lit Circle reading/bookmark assignments

 

 

Friday, 3/22 B Day (LA)

Looking Ahead…

  • Tuesday, 3/19: CE 6 Due (S.O.C.)
  • Thursday, 3/21: 2 New Weebly Ads Due (E.O.C.)
  • Friday, 3/22: Lit Circle Reading/Bookmark #1 Due (S.O.C.)
  • Tuesday, 3/26: Lit Circle Reading/Bookmark #2 Due (S.O.C.)
  • Wednesday, 3/27: Lit Circle Reading #3 Due (S.O.C.)
  • Thursday, 3/28: Lit Circle Reading/Bookmark #4 Due (S.O.C.)
  • 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 27, Grade 6 Humanities: 3/11/19-3/15/19

Monday, 3/11 B Day (LA)

  • DO Now
  • PSA
    • Today you need to keep working on your PSA; final, edited piece is due Wednesday, 3/13 (E.O.C.)
    • Please refer to the PSA Rubric as you complete this assignment

Tuesday, 3/12 A Day (SS)

  • Do Now
  • CNN 10
  • US-Dakota War Final Pieces
    • You need to work on your final pieces; these are all due this Friday, 3/8 (E.O.C.)
    • When you are done, turn in your work
  • US-Dakota War Final Pieces Post to Weebly
    • You next need to post all of your final pieces individually on your Weebly Social Studies page; use the US-Dakota War to Weebly guidelines to complete this, and also look at my example (Due Thursday, 3/14 E.O.C.)
  • Current Events 6:
    • Sent in SSGC today, and they are due on/before the start of class on Tuesday, 3/19
  • Weebly Ads:
    • You need to create 2 more ads for your Weebly, and they need to be on your Weebly Social Studies page
    • Review the Weebly Ads guidelines, and these are due by the end of class on Friday, 3/21

Wednesday, 3/13 B Day (LA)

  • DO Now
  • PSA
    • Today you need to keep working on your PSA; final, edited piece is due by the end of class today
    • Please refer to the PSA Rubric as you complete this assignment

Thursday, 3/14 A Day (SS)

  • Do Now
  • CNN 10
  • US-Dakota War Final Pieces
    • You need to work on your final pieces; these are all due this Friday, 3/8 (E.O.C.)
    • When you are done, turn in your work
  • US-Dakota War Final Pieces Post to Weebly
    • You next need to post all of your final pieces individually on your Weebly Social Studies page; use the US-Dakota War to Weebly guidelines to complete this, and also look at my example. Due by end of class today.
  • Current Events 6:
    • Sent in SSGC today, and they are due on/before the start of class on Tuesday, 3/19
  • Weebly Ads:
    • You need to create 2 more ads for your Weebly, and they need to be on your Weebly Social Studies page
    • Review the Weebly Ads guidelines, and these are due by the end of class on Friday, 3/21

Friday, 3/15 No Classes (Student Release Day)

Looking Ahead…

  • Wednesday, 3/13: PSA Final Due (E.O.C.)
  • Thursday, 3/14: US-Dakota War Pieces Posted to Weebly (E.O.C.)
  • Friday, 3/15: No Classes (Release Day)
  • Tuesday, 3/19: CE 6 Due (S.O.C.)
  • Friday, 3/21: 2 New Weebly Ads Due (E.O.C.)
  • 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 26, Grade 6 Humanities: 3/4/19-4/8/19

Monday, 3/4 A Day (SS)

  • Do Now
  • CNN 10
  • US-Dakota War
    • You need to work on your final pieces; these are all due this Friday, 3/8 (E.O.C.)

Tuesday, 3/5 B Day (LA)

  • DO Now
  • PSA
    • Today you need to film, and this must be done by the end of class on Thursday, 3/7

Wednesday, 3/6 A Day (SS)

  • Do Now
  • CNN 10
  • US-Dakota War Final Pieces
    • You need to work on your final pieces; these are all due this Friday, 3/8 (E.O.C.)
    • When you are done, turn in your work
  • US-Dakota War Final Pieces Post to Weebly
    • You next need to post all of your final pieces individually on your Weebly Social Studies page; use the US-Dakota War to Weebly guidelines to complete this, and also look at my example 
  • Current Events 6:
    • Sent in SSGC today, and they are due on/before the start of class on Tuesday, 3/19
  • Weebly Ads:
    • You need to create 2 more ads for your Weebly, and they need to be on your Weebly Social Studies page
    • Review the Weebly Ads guidelines, and these are due by the end of class on Friday, 3/21

 

Thursday, 3/7 B Day (LA)

  • DO Now
  • PSA
    • Today you need to film, and this must be done by the end of class on Thursday, 3/7

Friday, 3/8 A Day (SS)

  • Do Now
  • CNN 10
  • US-Dakota War Final Pieces
    • You need to work on your final pieces; these are all due by the end of class today
    • When you are done, turn in your work
  • US-Dakota War Final Pieces Post to Weebly
    • You next need to post all of your final pieces individually on your Weebly Social Studies page; use the US-Dakota War to Weebly guidelines to complete this, and also look at my example 
  • Current Events 6:
    • Sent in SSGC today, and they are due on/before the start of class on Tuesday, 3/19
  • Weebly Ads:
    • You need to create 2 more ads for your Weebly, and they need to be on your Weebly Social Studies page
    • Review the Weebly Ads guidelines, and these are due by the end of class on Friday, 3/21

Looking Ahead…

 

  • Thursday, March 7: PSA Filming Due (E.O.C.)
  • Friday, March 8: US-Dakota War Final Pieces Due (S.O.C.)
  • Thursday, March 14: US-Dakota War Pieces Posted to Weebly (E.O.C.)
  • Friday, 3/15: No Classes (Release Day)
  • Tuesday, 3/19: CE 6 Due (S.O.C.)
  • Friday, 3/21: 2 New Weebly Ads Due (E.O.C.)
  • 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 25, Grade 6 Humanities: 2/25/19-3/1/19

Monday, 2/25 A Day (SS)

  • Do Now
  • CNN 10
  • Current Events:
    • CE 5 is due at the start of class today
  • Conference Prep:
  • US-Dakota War:
    • If you finish the above, you need to keeo working on your US-Dakota War Final Pieces

Tuesday, 2/26 B Day (LA)

  • Do Now
  • PSA:
    • Your storyboard is due by the end of class today.
      • Make sure you refer to the PSA Rubric as you plan!!!
      • Are you including specific data/statistics and contact information
      • Plan what materials you need to bring into school for filming

Wednesday, 2/27 A Day (SS)

  • Do Now
  • CNN 10
  • Conference Prep:
  • US-Dakota War:
    • If you finish the above, you need to keeo working on your US-Dakota War Final Pieces

Thursday, 2/28 (B Day) Early Release Day/Conferences

  • Do Now
  • PSA:
    • Film your PSA

Friday, 3/1 No Classes (Student Release Day)

Looking Ahead…

  • 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 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)