• Week at a Glance

    Posted by Scott Dalzell on 10/12/2018

     

    Dear Students,

    We will miss seeing you this week but wanted to send you some learning activities to keep you engaged during our time off!  The district has put together some resources that are designed to provide educational activities for you guys during this week (March 3/17 - 3/20). The resources are in the form of a Choice/Bingo Board that allow students to work through the rows one day at a time in any order they chooseHere is the link to the board!  

     

    Additionally, at this time, we are sorry to inform you that the eighth grade field trip to the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center scheduled for April 2nd has been canceled.  The museum has closed through March 30, 2020 and there is uncertainty surrounding the date the museum will reopen to the public. Your Core 1 teacher will return any money collected for the trip upon our return to school.  Please feel free to reach out via email should you have any further questions. We are sad that we cannot offer this unique educational opportunity to our students and apologize for any inconvenience the cancellation may cause.

     

    Keep up the hard work each day, and we look forward to seeing you soon!  

     

    Sincerely,

     

    Mrs. Austin

    Mrs. Burkhardt

    Mr. Dalzell

    Mrs. Rahn

    Mrs. Oates

     

     

    Monday 3.9.20

    LA: Read Independently at least two hours a week;

    Writing: Research five people for Grit/Perseverance speech. Will narrow down list later in week.

    Miscellaneous:

     

    Tuesday 3.10.20-Incentive Lunch to Portillos TEAM Illini

    LA: Read Independently at least two hours a week; .

    Writing: Research five people for Grit/Perseverance speech. Due Wednesday

    Miscellaneous:  

     

    Wednesday 3.11.20-CLC Musical

    LA: Read Independently at least two hours a week;

    Writing: Research five people for Grit/Perseverance speech. Due today?

     

    Miscellaneous:

     

    Thursday 3.12.20-IAR Testing Begins-Earbuds and Charged Chromebook

    LA: Read Idependently; Greek and Latin Roots

    Writing:Probably begin research on primary individual for speech or alternate activity

     

     

    Miscellaneous:  

     

    Friday 3.13.20-IAR Testing-Earbuds and Charged Chromebook

    LA: Read Independently at least two hours a week;  Greek and Latin Roots

    Writing:Research Grit personality for speech

    Miscellaneous:

     

    ----------------Previous week's work for the term----------------

    Term 5

    Monday 3.2.20

    LA: Read Independently at least two hours a week;

    Writing: Grit Self Assessment 

    Miscellaneous:

     

    Tuesday 3.3.20

    LA: Read Independently at least two hours a week; .

    Writing: Arn Chorn Ted Talk; Watch. Exit Slip-

    Choose one of the five characteristics of grit/perseverance (courage, resilience, endurance, excellence, or conscientiousness) Did Arn Chorn-Pond demonstrate any, and if so,  how? Cite specific evidence to support your thinking. 

     

    Khmer Rouge Regime (group that took over Cambodia)

     

    Miscellaneous:  

     

    Wednesday 3.4.20

    LA: Read Independently at least two hours a week;

    Writing: Article-“Do Kids Get Off too Easy?” Read and Annotate. Read and annotate first page.

     

     

     

    Miscellaneous:

     

    Thursday 3.5.20

    LA: Read Idependently; Greek and Latin Roots

    Writing:Finish reading Article-“Do Kids Get Off too Easy?” Read and Annotate. Exit slip-Do Kids Get off Too Easy?

    Prompt:

    After reading the article “Do Kids Get Off Too Easy?” does the author Alfie Kohn believe that kids get off too easy? Support your answer with evidence from the text. Be sure to explain how your evidence supports your claim.

     

     

    Miscellaneous:  

     

    Friday 3.6.20

    LA: Read Independently at least two hours a week;  Greek and Latin Roots; IDR

    Writing:Introduce the research project and the people kids can research. Choose five and begin to do light research on the top five.

    Miscellaneous:

     

     

     

     

    Summative to start term-

    LA: Read Idependently; Greek and Latin Roots

    Writing:  Write CER for "The Wallet."
    Prompt and document for the response in in Google Classroom. Do not turn the final prompt into classroom. Instead, print out the CER. Turn in and staple in the following order: 1-CER, 2-Rubric,3-and the CLEAR Graphic organizer.

    Homework if not finished in class. Due Friday.

     

     

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