Week at a Glance

Posted by Scott Dalzell on 10/12/2018

 

Monday 4.6.20

LA: Read Independently at least two hours a week;

Writing:

1. A tumor ended Cliff Devries’ Olympic dreams, but paralysis can’t stop him from diving.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=myz9Bq_ZSbc


Use the new journal document uploaded today to respond.
In one paragraph, discuss the three most interesting things that you learned from this journal.
All journals for this week will be done in the reflection journal document and turned in here each day.
15 minutes
Turn in work when finished.

2. Find your second article. Begin to read and annotate the article and add those notes into the new graphic organizer.
This week the focus is on your second article. We will continue research through the Middle of next week. Then we will begin writing rough drafts on your speeches. You will need to be finished with your second article by WEDNESDAY at the end of class. Thursday will be used for transferring notes to the document from 4.3.20.
All notes for this week will be done in this note taking document. Notes will be turned in here each day.
15 minutes
Turn in work when finished.

If you did not do the work from Friday, please complete that work and turn it in.

 

Miscellaneous:

 

Tuesday 4.7.20

LA: Read Independently at least two hours a week;

Writing:

Do You Judge a Book by its Cover

https://youtu.be/wHR-ONiRdrQ

5-10 minutes

 

Continue to research-Read and annotate the article and add those notes into the new graphic organizer for this week. 

20-25 minutes

 

Miscellaneous:  

 

Wednesday 4.8.20

LA: Read Independently at least two hours a week;

Writing:

Would you rather be able to talk to

 land animals, 

animals that fly, 

or 

animals that live under the water?



You should hopefully be wrapping up your second article today. -Read and annotate the article and add those notes into the new graphic organizer from Monday.

 

Miscellaneous:

 

Thursday 4.9.20

LA: Read Idependently; Greek and Latin Roots

Writing:

Journal

Soundtrack of Your Life: If you could create a soundtrack for your life, what songs would you include and why? Discuss at least two songs and explain why you picked them. Keep it school appropriate.

 

Find your third article and have that ready for next week. 


Greek and Latin Root Lesson.  hydro/hydra, aqua

 

 

Miscellaneous:  

 

Friday 4.10.20-NO SCHOOL

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

Writing:If you are behind with work, get caught up.

 

Miscellaneous:

 

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

 

Term 5

Monday 3.30.20

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 3.31.20

LA: Read Independently at least two hours a week;

Writing:

Journal-

Who says I can't?

https://youtu.be/kXEruspkD_Q

One paragraph-Which characteristic of grit do you think Rob Mendez shows the most? Why? Be sure to refer to the grid in your three subject notebook for quick reference. If you need it for reference that sheet is also in Google Classroom called Five Characteristics of Grit Summary sheet. Turn in. Your journals will now be assessed. 

 

Research-1)Look at the document to see who your assigned person is. 2)Find an article. 3) Begin to read the article and take digital notes in the document provided. Be sure to also  include the article title and URL in the document. Read and annotate digitally and turn your notes in. These notes will be assessed. You should hopefully have your first article completed on Thursday/Friday. 

 

Miscellaneous:  

 

Wednesday 4.1.20

LA: Read Independently at least two hours a week;

Writing:

Would you rather have the ability to time travel or to stop time?

One paragraph journal. Be sure to include why you believe what you believe. 

 

Research-

Research-Article one-Read and annotate in the appropriate section of the document. As a guide, I suggest reading and annotating for about 30 minutes per day. Turn in notes for assessment. I will assess you each day on notes. Please turn it into google classroom. I will return them at the end of each day. 

You should be finished with your first article by the end of today.

 

 

Miscellaneous:

 

Thursday 4.2.20

LA: Read Idependently; Greek and Latin Roots

Writing:

Julia Chase Pioneering runner

https://drive.google.com/a/d47.org/file/d/0B8ux30X9h-RyX1dnbzZZTFc2TUk/view?usp=sharing

 

Which characteristic of grit do you think Julia Chase shows the most? Why? Be sure to refer to the grid in your three subject notebook for quick reference.

 

Research-Add your notes from your annotations into the Dalzell:Grit Research Project & Speech graphic organizer. You will not need to have the entire graphic organizer completed today. Just the sections that apply from the article you read. By the end of the fourth article, you will completely have this document filled out.

Julia Chase Pioneering runner

https://drive.google.com/a/d47.org/file/d/0B8ux30X9h-RyX1dnbzZZTFc2TUk/view?usp=sharing

 

Which characteristic of grit do you think Julia Chase shows the most? Why? Be sure to refer to the grid in your three subject notebook for quick reference.

 

Research-Add your notes from your annotations into the Dalzell:Grit Research Project & Speech graphic organizer. You will not need to have the entire graphic organizer completed today. Just the sections that apply from the article you read. By the end of the fourth article, you will completely have this document filled out.

 

 

Miscellaneous:  

 

Friday 4.3.20

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

Writing:

Journal-Ellen Surprises Incredible Teacher Mr. Bonner

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iN6gKAfEwZ8

One Paragraph-Which characteristic of grit do you think Mr. Bonner shows the most? Why? Be sure to refer to the grid in your three subject notebook for quick reference. Turn in. 

Greek and Latin roots:

Complete the document for the root: struct

 

Research:If you have not finished your first article, finish reading and annotating. Then be sure to add your notes into the appropriate sections on the Dalzell:Grit Research Project & Speech graphic organizer,  If you finished your first article, find your second article for your grit person. You will need to give the article title and URL for that article. You do not need to research for the day. Just turn in your article title and URL.

 

Miscellaneous:

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:

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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