Week 16, Grade 6 Humanities: 12/10/18-12/14/18

Monday, 12/10 B Day (SS)

  • Do Now
  • CNN 10
  • MN History: The Land Changes Hands Today you will start to learn how the land that is now Minnesota was transferred from the Dakota and Ojibwe to the government of the United States. We will read from the Northern Lights book as a class to start this, and then you will work on an assignment that was sent to you in Google Classroom.  The assignment is titled “The Land Changes Hands,” and it is due by the end of class on Wednesday, 12/12.

Tuesday, 12/11 A Day (LA)

  • Do Now
  • Work Day

Wednesday, 12/12 B Day (SS)

  • Do Now
  • CNN 10
  • MN History: The Land Changes Hands Today you will continue to learn how the land that is now Minnesota was transferred from the Dakota and Ojibwe to the government of the United States. On Monday, you were sent an assignment in SS Google Classroom.  The assignment is titled “The Land Changes Hands,” and it is due by the end of class on today.

Thursday, 12/13 A Day (LA)

  • Do Now
  • Work Day
  • Lit Circle:
    • Today you were assigned a book to read between now and 12/21. You will have all next week to work on this in class; even on B Days, so please remember to bring your book with you each day.
    • Reading Response Guidelines: You received this document today, and you need to complete your first Reading Response by the start of class on Monday, 12/17.

Friday, 12/14 No Classes (Student Release Day)

Looking Ahead…

  • Wednesday, 12/12: The Land Changes Hands due (E.O.C.)
  • Friday, 12/14: No Classes (Student Release Day)
  • Monday, 12/17: Reading Response due (S.O.C.)
  • Friday, 12/21: Current Events #4 due at the start of class
  • Monday, 12/24-Friday, 1/4: No Classes (Winter Break)
  • Friday, 1/11: No Classes (Student Release Day)
  • Friday, 1/18: 2 Weebly ads are due
  • Thursday, 1/24: Last day of 2nd Quarter

Week 15, Grade 6 Humanities: 12/3/18-12/7/18

Monday, 12/3 A Day (LA)

  • Do Now
  • Writers’ Workshop
    • Mag Art 2nd Draft due today by the end of class
    • Weebly E-Mag page due now including (see the Weebly E-Mag Page on E-Mag page to review how to complete the following)
      • Page Overview
      • Readers’ Response linked
      • Mag Art 1 linked

Tuesday, 12/4 B Day (SS)

  • Do Now
  • MN History
    • Turn in Northern Lights book
    • Review “Early Ojibwe” chapter
    • “Early Ojibwe” test (bring your notes!)

Wednesday, 12/5 A Day (LA) To Be Updated

  • Do Now
  • Writers’ Workshop
    • Mag Art Final Draft due today by the end of class
    • Weebly E-Mag page is now past due including (see the Weebly E-Mag Page on E-Mag page to review how to complete the following)
      • Page Overview
      • Readers’ Response linked
      • Mag Art 1 linked
    • Weebly Ads were introduced today. Your 2 ads for quarter 2 are due by Friday, 1/18/19.

Thursday, 12/6 B Day (SS) To Be Updated

  • Do Now
  • CNN 10
  • Current Events:  The template for Current Events #4 was sent in Google Classroom today. This assignment is due on/before the start of class on Friday, 12/21. 

Friday, 12/7 A Day (LA) To Be Updated

  • Do Now
  • CNN 10
  • Work Day: You need to use the remainder of class today to get caught up with the following assignments
    • Mag Art Final Draft (This was due 2 days ago)
    • Weebly E-Mag page is now past due including (see the Weebly E-Mag Page on E-Mag page to review how to complete the following)
      • Page Overview
      • Readers’ Response linked
      • Mag Art 1 linked
      • Weebly Ads were introduced today. Your 2 ads for quarter 2 are due by Friday, 1/18/19.
    • Current Events #4 (Due Friday, 12/21)

Looking Ahead…

  • Monday, 12/3:  Mag Art 2nd Draft due by the end of class
  • Monday, 12/3: Weebly E-Mag Page must be up to date!
  • Wednesday, 12/5: Mag Art Final Draft due by end of class
  • Tuesday, 12/4: Early Ojibwe test (bring your notes!)
  • Friday, 12/14: No Classes (Student Release Day)
  • Friday, 12/21: Current Events #4 due at the start of class
  • Monday, 12/24-Friday, 1/4: No Classes (Winter Break)
  • Friday, 1/11: No Classes (Student Release Day)
  • Friday, 1/18: 2 Weebly ads are due
  • Thursday, 1/24: Last day of 2nd Quarter

Week 14, Grade 6 Humanities: 11/26/18-11/20/18

 

Monday, 11/26 A Day (LA)

  • Writers’ Workshop: 
    • Introductory Paragraph: This document will provide you some ideas on how to craft your introductory paragraph. You need to add your intro to your Mag Art Rough Draft, and this is due by the end of class today.
    • Works Cited: You need to use EasyBib to create your Works Cited. This is due by the end of class on Wednesday, 11/28.

Tuesday, 11/27 B Day (SS)

  • CNN 10
  • “Early Ojibwe” Note Making: This assignment was introduced in class today. You need to read pages 51-65 in the Northern Lights book. You also need to make notes as modeled in class; this is an expectation!
    1. You can access the note making instructions provided in class here: Early Ojibwe Note Making Assignment
    2. YOUR “EARLY OJIBWE” NOTES ARE DUE BY THE END OF CLASS ON THURSDAY, 11/29
    3. There will be a test on this chapter on Tuesday, 12/4. Make sure to bring your notes!

Wednesday, 11/28 A Day (LA)

  • Writers’ Workshop:
    • Concluding Paragraph: This document will provide you some ideas on how to craft your concluding paragraph. You need to add your conclusion to your Mag Art Rough Draft, and this is due by the end of class today.
    • Works Cited: You need to use EasyBib to create your Works Cited. This is due by the end of class today.
    • Peer Feedback: You need to share your work with at least one classmate and give/receive feedback on your draft.
    • Second Draft: Once you have received peer feedback and have revised your rough draft, copy and paste that work onto the Mag Art Second Draft do sent to you in LA Google Classroom. This is due by the end of class on Monday, 12/3.

Thursday, 11/29 B Day (SS)

  • CNN 10
  • “Early Ojibwe Notes:
    • These are due by the end of class today!
    • There will be a test on this chapter on Tuesday, 12/4. Make sure to bring your notes!

Friday, 11/30 No Classes (Student Release Day)

Looking Ahead…

  • Monday, 11/26: Mag Art Intro due by end of class (add this to your Rough Draft)
  • Wednesday, 11/28:  Mag Art Conclusion and Works Cited due by end of class (add these to your rough draft)
  • Thursday, 11/29: Early Ojibwe notes are due by the end of class
  • Friday, 11/30: No Classes
  • Monday, 12/3:  Mag Art 2nd Draft due by the end of class
  • Tuesday, 12/4: Early Ojibwe test (bring your notes!)

Week 13, Grade 6 Humanities: 11/19/18-11/23/18

Monday, 11/19 (A Day LA)

  • Do Now
  • Writers’ Workshop: 
    • Your mag art 1 rough draft is due by the end of class today. Follow the guidelines, and make sure you turn in your work when you are done.
    • If you finish early, you can:
      • Work on CE3 (due start of class tomorrow)
      • Create your 2018-19 Weebly E-Mag Page. Review these guidelines, and make sure to look at the examples on the E-Mag project page.  This is due by the end of class tomorrow!

Tuesday, 11/20 (B Day)

  • Do Now
  • CNN 10
  • Work Time: Use class time to catch up with any missing/late assignments you may have
    • Mag Art 1 Rough Draft
    • CE 3
    • Weebly E-Mag page

Wednesday, 11/21-11/23

Looking Ahead…

  • Monday, 11/19: Mag Art Rough Draft due by end of class
  • Tuesday, 11/20: Current Events #3 due by start of class
  • Tuesday, 11/20: E-Mag set up due by end of class
  • Wednesday, 11/21-Friday, 11/23: No Classes
  • Monday, 11/26: Mag Art Second Draft due by end of class
  • Friday, 11/30: No Classes
  • Monday, 12/3: Mag Art Final Draft due by end of class

Week 12, Grade 6 Humanities: 11/12/18-12/16/18

Monday, 11/12 (B Day SS)

  • Do Now! You are expected to read a self-selected book during this time or write in your idea journal.
  • CNN 10
  • MN History: Your Father Hennepin Journal assignment is due. You will share your work in a museum format.
  • Current Events: The remainder of class will be time set aside for you to work on your Current Events #3 assignment. Make sure you review and follow the expectations for this assignment! This is due at eh start of class on Tuesday, 11/20.

Tuesday, 11/13 (A Day LA)

  • Do Now! You are expected to read a self-selected book during this time.
  • Writers’ Workshop:
    • Intro EasyBib. You will need to use  EasyBib to create the works cited for your article. You can also find this link on the Electronic Magazine project page by clicking on the tab at the top of this page.
    • Today I will be checking your notes to see what progress you are making on this assignment. Use the remainder of class to continue looking for answers to your guiding questions. Remember to use you own words when making notes, and remember to cite the sources you use in EasyBib!
    • Your notes need to be completed by the end of class on Thursday, 11/15!

Wednesday, 11/14 (B Day SS)

  • Do Now! You are expected to read a self-selected book during this time or write in your idea journal.
  • CNN 10
  • Current Events: The remainder of class will be time set aside for you to work on your Current Events #3 assignment. Make sure you review and follow the expectations for this assignment! This is due at the start of class on Tuesday, 11/20.

Thursday, 11/15 (A Day LA)

  • Do Now! You are expected to read a self-selected book during this time.
  • Writers’ Workshop:
    • Review EasyBib
    • Review Elm4You
    • Work Day/Note Check #2. Your notes need to be completely done by the end of class today!!
    • Rough Draft Guidelines introduced today in class.
    • Your typed rough draft is due by the end of class on Monday, 11/19. Make sure to use the doc sent to you in LA Google Classroom for this assignment.

Friday, 11/16 (B Day SS)

  • Do Now! You are expected to read a self-selected book during this time or write in your idea journal.
  • CNN 10
  • Work Time: Today you will have the option to work on your CE3 or MA1 rough draft. You should know when these are due…!

Looking Ahead…

  • Monday, 11/12: Father Hennepin Journal is due at the start of class
  • Tuesday, 11/13 & Thursday, 11/15:  Mag Art note checks
  • Thursday, 11/15: Mag Art notes need to be done by the end of class today!
  • Monday, 11/19: Mag Art Rough Draft due by end of class
  • Tuesday, 11/20: Current Events #3 due by start of class
  • Wednesday, 11/21-Friday, 11/23: No Classes
  • Monday, 11/26: Mag Art Second Draft due by end of class
  • Friday, 11/30: No Classes
  • Monday, 12/3: Mag Art Final Draft due by end of class

Week 11, Grade 6 Humanities: 11/5/18-11/9/18

Monday, 11/5 (A Day LA)

Start of 2nd Quarter

  • Do Now!
  • CNN10
  • W.G.O.I.T.P?
  • Finish movie

Tuesday, 11/6 (B Day SS)

  • Do Now!
  • CNN 10
  • Class Meeting
  • MN History: Launch Father Hennepin Journal assignment. You will have Wednesday, 11/8 in class to work on this, but you will need to spend time on this at home! This is due at the start of class on Monday, 11/12!!

Wednesday, 11/7 (A Day LA)

  • Do Now!
  • Writers’ Workshop
    • Launch Magazine Article Guidelines assignment.  These guidelines were distributed in class today, and they are also located on the Electronic Magazine Project Page that can be accessed by clicking on the tab at the top of this page.
      • You received a Mag Art Guiding Questions worksheet in class today, and you will have time to work on this in class today and Friday.  This document is also located on the Electronic Magazine Project Page that can be accessed by clicking on the tab at the top of this page. Your Guiding Questions are due by the end of class on Friday, 11/9!!
    • Work Time: 
      • Work on your Magazine Article Guiding Questions. (Due by end of class on Wednesday)

Thursday, 11/8 (B Day SS)

  • Do Now!
  • CNN 10
  • MN History: Father Hennepin Journal Today you have class time to work on your assignment. Remember, this is due at the start of class on Monday, 11/12!
  • Current Events: Today you w assignere sent a template for your current events #3 assignment. This is due at the start of class on Tuesday, 11/20.

Friday, 11/9 (A Day LA)

  • Do Now:
  • Writers’ Workshop:
    • Your guiding questions are due by the end of class!
    • Intro EasyBib. You will need to use  EasyBib to create the works cited for your article. You can also find this link on the Electronic Magazine project page by clicking on the tab at the top of this page.
    • A model for Making Notes will be introduced today, and you are expected to use them for this assignment!
    • Finally, do not forget to use the databases (Elm4You) introduced today, and do not ever use Wikipedia as a source for anything in any of my classes!  Wiki is evil! Wiki is evil! Wiki is evil!
    • Work time. Use the remainder of class to start looking for answers to your guiding questions. Remember to use you own words when making notes, and remember to cite the sources you use in EasyBib!

Looking Ahead…

  • Monday, 11/12: Father Hennepin Journal is due at the start of class
  • Tuesday, 11/13 & Thursday, 11/15:  Mag Art note checks
  • Monday, 11/19: Mag Art Rough Draft due by end of class
  • Tuesday, 11/20: Current Events #3 due by start of class
  • Wednesday, 11/21-Friday, 11/23: No Classes
  • Monday, 11/26: Mag Art Second Draft due by end of class
  • Friday, 11/30: No Classes
  • Monday, 12/3: Mag Art Final Draft due by end of class

Grade 6, Week 10 Humanities: 10/29/18-11/2/18

Monday, 10/29 (A Day LA)

  • Movie day!

Tuesday, 10/30 (B Day SS)

  • Wigwam wrap up
  • CNN 10
  • Study Hall

Wednesday, 10/31 (A Day LA)

  • No Halloween costumes, please!!!
  • Movie Day!

Thursday, 11/1 (B Day)

  • Last day of Quarter 1
  • CNN 10
  • Weebly Work Day 
    • More information to follow

Friday, 11/2 No Classes Student Release Day

Looking Ahead…

  • Thursday, 11/1: Last Day of Quarter 1
  • Friday, 11/2: No Classes (Student Release Day)