Grade 6, Week 9 Humanities: 10/22/18-10/26/18

Monday, 10/22 (B Day SS)

  • CNN 10
  • Work Time:
    • Wigwam Evenings (presentations due start of class Wednesday, 10/24)
    • Current Events #2 (due start of class Friday, 10/26)

Tuesday, 10/23 (A Day LA)

Wednesday,10/24 (B Day SS)

  • CNN 10
  • Wigwam Evenings Presentations

Thursday, 10/25 (A Day LA)

Friday, 10/26 (B Day SS)

  • CNN 10
  • Current Events #2
    • These are due at the start of class!
  • Wigwam Evenings Presentations (finish)

Looking Ahead…

  • Tuesday, 10/23: Lit Circle 3 reading and bookmark due (S.O.C.)
  • Thursday, 10/24: Wigwam Evenings Presentations due (S.O.C.)
  • Thursday, 10/25: Lit Circle 4 reading and bookmark due (S.O.C.)
  • Friday, 10/26: Current Events #2 Due (Start of Class)
  • Thursday, 11/1: Last Day of Quarter 1

 

Grade 6, Week 8 Humanities: 10/15/18-10/19/18

Monday, 10/15 (A Day LA)

  • Do Now
  • Lit Circle: 
  • In addition to reading assigned chapters over the next couple weeks, you need to complete a bookmark for each assigned reading. An example is provided here:
  • YOUR SECOND ASSIGNED READING AND BOOKMARK IS DUE AT THE START OF CLASS ON WEDNESDAY, 10/17. COME PREPARED!

Tuesday, 10/16 (B Day SS)

  • Do Now: Come into the classroom and read the Do Now expectations for the day.
  • CNN 10
  • MN History: Wigwam Evenings work time.
    • Make sure you follow and refer back to the Wigwam Evenings Dramatic Presentations guidelines as you get started on this assignment!
    • If you need any materials for this assignment, it is your responsibility to bring them over the next two social studies class periods.
    • You will present on Wednesday, 10/24.
  • Current Events: Review Current Events Guidelines. Your 2nd set of current events is due on Friday, 10/26!

Wednesday, 10/17 (A Day LA)

  • Do Now
  • Lit Circle: 
  • In addition to reading assigned chapters over the next couple weeks, you need to complete a bookmark for each assigned reading. An example is provided here:
  • YOUR THIRD ASSIGNED READING AND BOOKMARK IS DUE AT THE START OF CLASS ON TUESDAY, 10/23. COME PREPARED!

Thursday, 10/18 No Classes

Friday, 10/19 No Classes

Looking Ahead…

  • Monday, 10/15: Lit Circle 1 reading and bookmark due (S.O.C.)
  • Wednesday, 10/17: Lit Circle 2 reading and bookmark due (S.O.C.)
  • Thursday, 10/18: No Classes (Student Release Day)
  • Friday, 10/19: No Classes (MEA Convention)
  • Tuesday, 10/23: Lit Circle 3 reading and bookmark due (S.O.C.)
  • Thursday, 10/24: Wigwam Evenings Presentations due (S.O.C.)
  • Thursday, 10/25: Lit Circle 4 reading and bookmark due (S.O.C.)
  • Friday, 10/26: Current Events #2 Due (Start of Class)
  • Thursday, 11/1: Last Day of Quarter 1

Grade 6, Week 7 Humanities: 10/8/18-10/12/18

Monday, 10/8 (B Day SS)

PICTURE DAY!!!

  • Do Now: Come into the classroom and read the Do Now expectations for the day.
  • CNN 10
  • MN History: Wigwam Evenings Launch
    • Click on this Wigwam Evenings Dramatic Presentations link to find the guidelines projected in class.  This was also sent to you in Google Classroom.
    • Use this Wigwam Evenings link to access the online book.  The link is also available on the document I shared with you in Google Classroom
    • Make sure you follow and refer back to the guidelines as you get started on this assignment!
    • If you need any materials for this assignment, it is your responsibility to bring them over the next three social studies class periods.
    • Wigwams Evening Planning Sheet is due no later than the end of class on Wednesday, 10/10. This document was shared in Classroom, and only one of your group needs to complete this and return it to me.
    • You will present on Wednesday, 10/24.

Tuesday, 10/9 (A Day LA)

  • Do Now: Come into the classroom and read the Do Now expectations for the day.
  • Reading CBM Test: This is a standardized test that you will take in math and reading 3 times this year.

Wednesday, 10/10 (B Day)

  • Do Now: Come into the classroom and read the Do Now expectations for the day.
  • CNN 10
  • MN History: Wigwam Evenings work time.
    • Show me your planning sheet before you submit it.  This document was shared in Classroom, and only one of your group needs to complete this and return it to me. This is due by the end of class today.
    • Make sure you follow and refer back to the Wigwam Evenings Dramatic Presentations guidelines as you get started on this assignment!
    • If you need any materials for this assignment, it is your responsibility to bring them over the next two social studies class periods.
    • You will present on Wednesday, 10/24.
  • Current Events: Review Current Events Guidelines. Your 2nd set of current events is due on Friday, 10/26!

Thursday, 10/11 (A Day)

Friday, 10/12 (B Day)

  • Do Now!
  • Work Day: Today you get to choose how you will use your work time:
    • Wigwam Evenings (presentation due on 10/24).
    • Current Events (due at the start of class on 10/26)
    • Lit Circle #1 (due at start of class on 10/15; see yesterday)

Looking Ahead…

  • Monday, 10/8: Memorized Dakota story is due by the start of class
  • Monday, 10/8: Picture Day
  • Wednesday, 10/10: Wigwam Evenings Planning Sheet due (E.O.C.)
  • Monday, 10/15: Lit Circle 1 reading and bookmark due (S.O.C.)
  • Wednesday, 10/17: Lit Circle 2 reading and bookmark due (S.O.C.)
  • Thursday, 10/18: No Classes (Student Release Day)
  • Friday, 10/19: No Classes (MEA Convention)
  • Tuesday, 10/23: Lit Circle 3 reading and bookmark due (S.O.C.)
  • Thursday, 10/24: Wigwam Evenings Presentations due (S.O.C.)
  • Thursday, 10/25: Lit Circle 4 reading and bookmark due (S.O.C.)
  • Friday, 10/26: Current Events #2 Due (Start of Class)
  • Thursday, 11/1: Last Day of Quarter 1

Grade 6, Week 6 Humanities: 10/1/18-10/5/18

Monday, 10/1 (B Day SS)

  • Do Now!  Read the board and follow the “Do Now” prompt
  • Current Events: Your first current events assignment is due at the start of class
  • CNN 10
  • Class Meeting: This is when we meet to discuss how life at UMA is going for us. Remember, if you have any shout-outs, put them in the pickle barrel. Also, if you have any concerns, make sure you put those in the pickle barrel.
  • Minnesota Story: THIS ASSIGNMENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Tuesday, 10/2 (A Day LA)

  • Do Now!  Read the board and follow the “Do Now” prompt
  • Writers’ Workshop: Your revised Readers’ Response final draft is due at the start of class if you decide to resubmit it. If you do, you must also submit the original rubric.
  • Weebly Launch: Today you will start designing your Weebly website, and this site is where you will post all of your work in my two classes.
    • Weebly Student Log In: Use this link to access your Weebly site. Please change your password, and keep track of your username and password!
    • Weebly Example This is an example of a Weebly website that I am working on. As you can see, I am none-too-talented with this Weebly thing, but at least this gives you an idea of what the basics of your site should include. This will change as the year moves forward.
    • Your Weebly Home Page is due by the end of class on Thursday, 10/4.
    • The above links can also be found on the Electronic Magazine Project page on this blog (find the link on the left!)

Wednesday, 10/3 (B Day SS)

  • Do Now!  Read the board and follow the “Do Now” prompt.
  • CNN 10
  • MN History: Intro to Dakota oral traditions. Homework: Memorize your story by the start of class on Monday, 10/8. The stories are located here:

Thursday, 10/4 (A Day LA)

EARLY RELEASE DAY/CONFERENCES (Students released at 12:20, conferences start at 1:00)

  • Do Now!  Read the board and follow the “Do Now” prompt.
  • Weebly:  Continue working on your site, and your Weebly Home Page is due by the time class ends
    • Weebly Student Log In: Use this link to access your Weebly site. Please change your password, and keep track of your username and password!
    • Weebly Example This is an example of a Weebly website that I am working on. As you can see, I am none-too-talented with this Weebly thing, but at least this gives you an idea of what the basics of your site should include. This will change as the year moves forward.
    • Your Weebly Home Page is due by the end of class on Thursday, 10/4.
    • The above links can also be found on the Electronic Magazine Project page on this blog (find the link on the left!)

Friday, 10/5 No Classes; Student Release Day

Looking Ahead…

  • Monday, 10/1: Current Events #1 Due (start of class)
  • Tuesday, 10/2: Revised RRFD due today if you so choose
  • Thursday, 10/4: Weebly Home Page Due/Early Release Day/Conferences
  • Friday, 10/5: Student Release Day
  • Monday, 10/8: Memorized Dakota story is due by the start of class
  • Monday, 10/8: Picture Day
  • Thursday, 10/18: No Classes (Student Release Day)
  • Friday, 10/19: No Classes (MEA Convention)
  • Friday, 10/26: Current Events #2 Due (Start of Class)
  • Thursday, 11/1: Last Day of Quarter 1

Grade 6, Week 5 Humanities: 9/24/18-9/28/18

Monday, 9/24 (B SS)

  • Do Now! Make sure you read the board when you come into class and complete the Do Now assignment.
  • CNN 10
  • MN History: 
    • Launch Minnesota Story assignment (due by start of class on Wednesday, 10/3)

Tuesday, 9/25 (A LA)

  • Do Now!  Read the board and follow the “Do Now” prompt.
  • Writers’ Workshop:
    • If you are not done with your Readers’ Response Second Draft (RRSD), finish it (was due on 9/17)
    • Today you will score your RRSD and copy it onto a new doc sent to you in Classroom. I will then comment on your final draft, score it and return it to you. On Thursday, you will have the chance to address the comments I made to improve your work if you so desire.
    • Your Readers’ Response Final Draft (RRFD) is due by the end of class today!

Wednesday, 9/26 (B SS)

  • All Day Hidden Falls Field Trip
    • Dress accordingly (NO OPEN TOED SHOES!)
    • Bring lunch
    • Bring water
    • Bring water
    • Bring water

Thursday, 9/27 (A LA)

  • Do Now! Make sure you read the board when you come into class and complete the Do Now assignment.
  • Writers’ Workshop:
    • Today you will have the option to revise your Readers’ Response Final Draft (RRFD) based on the comments I made on it and the score I gave you on the rubric. You will have until Tuesday, 10/2 to revise this work and resubmit it.

Friday, 9/28 No Classes (Student Release Day)

Looking Ahead…

  • Tuesday, 9/25: Readers’ Response Final Draft due (end of class)
  • Wednesday, 9/26: Hidden Falls Field Trip
  • Friday, 9/28: No Classes (Student Release Day)
  • Monday, 10/1: Current Events #1 Due (start of class)
  • Tuesday, 10/2: Revised RRFD due today if you so choose
  • Wednesday, 10/3: MN Story Due (start of class
  • Thursday, 10/4: Early Release Day/Conferences
  • Friday, 10/5: Student Release Day/Conferences
  • Thursday, 10/18: No Classes (Student Release Day)
  • Friday, 10/19: No Classes (MEA Convention)
  • Friday, 10/26: Current Events #2 Due (Start of Class)
  • Thursday, 11/1: Last Day of Quarter 1

Grade 6, Week 4 Humanities: 10/17/18-10/21-18

Monday, 10/17 (A Language Arts)

  • Do Now!  Read the board and follow the “Do Now” prompt.
  • Writers’ Workshop:
    • Finish giving/receiving feedback on your Readers’ Response Ro ugh Draft (RRRD).
    • Use said feedback to improve/revise your RRRD.
    • Your Readers’ Response Second Draft (RRSD) is due by the end of class today!

Tuesday, 10/18 (B Social Studies)

  • Do Now! Make sure you read the board when you come into class and complete the Do Now assignment.
  • CNN 10
  • MN History: 
    • Launch our study of MN. Today you will spend some time with a partner looking at chapter 1 in the textbook Northern Lights. Your Do Now! activity will ask you to answer some questions in your social studies notebook, and then we will spend some time chatting about the study of MN.
    • You will next work on the Interpreting Sources assignment. This was sent to you in Google Classroom (Social Studies folder). You will have the opportunity to work on this alone or with a partner, and this is due by the end of class on Thursday, 9/20.

Wednesday, 10/19 (A Language)

  • Do Now!  Read the board and follow the “Do Now” prompt.
  • Writers’ Workshop:
    • If you are not done with your Readers’ Response Second Draft (RRSD), finish it (Was due last class period)
    • I commented on your RRSD; use my comments to improve your work, and when you are done revising your RRSD, copy and paste your work onto the Readers’ Response Final Draft (RRFD) sent to you in Language Arts Google Classroom.
    • Your Readers’ Response Final Draft (RRFD) is due by the end of class today!

Thursday, 10/20 (B Social Studies)

  • Do Now! Make sure you read the board when you come into class and complete the Do Now assignment.
  • CNN 10
  • MN History: 
    • Continue work on the Interpreting Sources assignment. This was sent to you in Google Classroom (Social Studies Folder). This assignment is due by the end of class today!

Friday, 10/21 (A Language Arts)

  • TO BE UPDATED

Looking Ahead…

  • Monday, 9/17: Readers’ Response Second Draft Due (By end of class)
  • Wednesday, 9/18: Readers’ Response Second Draft Due (By end of class)
  • Thursday, 9/20: Interpreting Sources Due (By end of class)
  • Friday, 9/28: No Classes (Student Release Day)
  • Monday, 10/1: Current Events #1 Due (By start of class)
  • Thursday, 10/4: Early Release Day/Conferences
  • Friday, 10/5: Student Release Day/Conferences
  • Thursday, 10/18: No Classes (Student Release Day)
  • Friday, 10/19: No Classes (MEA Convention)
  • Friday, 10/26: Current Events #2 Due (Start of Class)
  • Thursday, 11/1: Last Day of Quarter 1

Grade 6, Week 3 Humanities: 9/10/18-9/14/18

Monday, 9/10 A Day (Language Arts)

  • Do Now: When you enter the classroom, make sure you always look at the board/screen for your Do Now assignment.
  • Writers’ Workshop 
    • Review the Readers’ Response Assignment guidelines and scoring rubric.
    • In-class Readers’ Response work time
    • Readers’ Response rough draft is due by the end of class!  If you finish early:
      • Read
      • Entries in Idea Journal
      • Work on something for another class

Tuesday, 9/11 B Day (Social Studies)

  • Do Now: When you enter the classroom, make sure you always look at the board/screen for your Do Now assignment.
  • CNN 10
  • Current Events: Launch year-long Current Events   assignment.  Today you received a template in Google Classroom to use for this assignment; make sure that you use it!  Also, please note the Current Events tab at the side of this blog.  The Current Events page includes examples as well as online sources of information.  For your first set of current events, I want you to use the Newsela site (also linked on the Current Events page)! You have two sets of current events due each quarter, and the due dates for quarter 1 are:
    • Monday, 10/1 (Start of Class)
    • Friday, 10/26 (Start of Class)

Wednesday, 9/12 A Day (Language Arts)

  • Do Now:  When you enter the classroom, make sure you always look at the board/screen for your Do Now assignment.
  • Writers’ Workshop: Today you will get into a small group and give/receive feedback on your Readers Response first draft.
    • I will ask for a volunteer to share her/his Readers’ Response, and I will model how the Critique will be used in class to help each other improve the quality of assigned work. This is something we will use and modify throughout the year in both language arts and social studies.
    • You will give and receive feedback on the RR rough draft assignment
    • Your RR second draft is due by the end of class on Monday, 9/17!

Thursday, 9/13 B Day (Social Studies)

  • Do Now: When you enter the classroom, make sure you always look at the board/screen for your Do Now assignment.
  • Current Events: Review the expectations of this assignment/work time. Your first set of current events is doe on/before Friday, 9/29.
  • Suggestion on Writing a Summary

Friday, 9/14 No Classes (Student Release Day)

Looking Ahead…

  • Monday, 9/10: Readers’ Response Rough Draft Due (By end of class)
  • Friday, 9/14: No Classes (Student Release Day)
  • Monday, 9/17: Readers’ Response Second Draft Due (By end of class)
  • Friday, 9/28: No Classes (Student Release Day)
  • Monday, 10/1: Current Events #1 Due (By start of class)
  • Thursday, 10/4: Early Release Day/Conferences
  • Friday, 10/5: Student Release Day/Conferences
  • Thursday, 10/18: No Classes (Student Release Day)
  • Friday, 10/19: No Classes (MEA Convention)
  • Friday, 10/26: Current Events #2 Due (Start of Class)
  • Thursday, 11/1: Last Day of Quarter 1