Wednesday, February 20: Students wrote their two-voice poem (W. 27-29). We the made a foldable for W. 32 and started taking notes. If absent, see Ms. Nay or a peer for the notes.
In Class: Two-voice poem, started notes on W. 32
Homework: Finish poem if not finished in class
Friday, February 22: Students shared their two-voice poems with the class. We then continued the Territorial Utah notes on W. 32. If absent, see a peer or Ms. Nay for the notes.
Due: Two-voice poem
In Class: W. 32 notes
Homework: Current Event #4
Monday, February 11: Today we discussed conflict, it's causes, and how to positively resolve it. Students responded to some scenarios and then answered a conflict resolution quiz. If not finished in class, we will finish next time.
Due: M2M Brochure, Workbook
In Class: Discussion, Conflict Questions
Wednesday, February 13: We completed a Read Stop Write for T. 144-145. Students then were assigned one section of W. 25 and researched & completed it. They then completed a poster on the assigned conflict, using the instructions on W. 24. If absent, choose one of the conflicts on W. 25 to complete the row on W. 25 and create a poster for (W. 24).
In Class: RSW 144-145, W. 25 (one column), Conflict Poster
Homework: Finish poster (instructions on W. 24)
Friday, February 15: Students shared their posters. Students completed W. 25 from the posters. They then went through the textbook to see if there was any important information to add to W. 25. If absent, complete the rest of W. 25 using your textbook or the internet. They were then introduced to the two-voice poem (information on W. 27-28). We read a sample two-voice poem. Students will write their own next class. Students also brainstormed and completed W. 26.
Due: Conflict Poster
In Class: W. 25
Tuesday, February 5: Today we reviewed for the test next class. Focus on W. 2-3 and the grid pattern. Students than worked on their Mission to Mars brochures.
Due: Current Event #3, 2 Panels of M2M Brochure should be finished
In Class: Review, M2M Brochure (at least 4 panels should be finished)
Homework: Study for test, workbook ready to turn in
Thursday, February 7: We took the test on Settlement today. If absent, see Ms. Nay ASAP to make it up. Students had the rest of class to work on their M2M brochures. These are due next class.
In Class: Settlement Unit Test, M2M Brochure
Homework: Finish M2M Brochure
Monday, January 28: Students completed a Read Stop Write for T 120-123. They then worked on Mission to Mars, with the goal of completing at least the Food and Illness/Accidents sections.
In Class: RSW 120-123, M2M Food & Illnesses/Accidents
Homework: W. 2-13 should be complete
Wednesday, January 30: Students completed a Read Stop Write for T 127 & 129. They then worked on the Mission to Mars, with the goal of completing all workbook sections (W. 5-16).
Due: W. 2-13 complete
In Class: RSW 127 & 129, M2M Features of Settlement
Homework: W. 2-16 should be complete
Friday, February 1: Students completed a Read Stop Write for T 130-131. They then began working on their Mission to Mars brochure. The instructions are on W. 17.
Due: W. 2-16 complete
In Class: RSW 130-131, M2M Brochure
Homework: Current Event #3, 2 Panels of M2M Brochure complete
Tuesday, January 22: Today we learned about the grid pattern, completing W. 19-21. If time, students then worked on their Mission to Mars (M2M) Travel & Clothing sections.
Due: Current Event #2
In Class: W. 19-21
Homework: W. 19-21 Complete
Thursday, January 24: As a class we completed W. 3. Students also read T. 186 & 174-175, completing a Read Stop Write (use the textbook pages to complete W. 3 if absent). Students then worked on their Mission to Mars project.
Due: W. 19-21 Complete
In Class: RSW 186 & 174-175, W. 3, M2M
Homework: M2M Clothing Complete
Tuesday, January 15: Welcome to A day! Today the class that was on B day last semester switches to A day. This is now where you'll find your agenda for the week. Today we read T. 126 as a class and completed W. 2 together (if absent, see Ms. Nay or a peer if you cannot figure out what to write based on T. 126). Then students were introduced to the Mission to Mars project, which starts on W. 4 (we just read W. 4).
Due: Current Event #1, All work for term 2 due this week
In Class: W. 2 (from T. 126)
Thursday, January 17: As a class we read T. 128 and completed the top half of W. 3. We then discussed the travel portion of the Mission to Mars (M2M) project. Students started working on W. 5-7.
Due: All work for term 2 due this week
In Class: Top half of W. 3 (from T. 128), W. 5-7
Homework: W. 5 complete
Monday, January 7: Class started with some pioneer activities. Students then had a chance to finish the unscramble and match on W. 62. They then worked on the Chp. 5 Fill in the Blanks (if you have not received this, see Ms. Nay).
In Class: W. 62, Chp. 5 Fill in the Blanks
Homework: Study for Migration Quiz, Workbook ready to turn in
Wednesday, January 9: We reviewed a little for the quiz, and then took the Migration Quiz. If absent, see Ms. Nay ASAP to make it up. Students then had time to catch up, either finishing their workbook or the Chp. 5 Fill in the Blanks. If finished with it all, they played the old Oregon Trail game.
Due: Workbook, Chp. 5 Fill in the Blanks
In Class: Migration Quiz
Friday, January 11: Students received their new workbooks today. If absent, see Ms. Nay for your workbook. Together we read T. 110-111 & 138-139, completing a Read Stop Write. we then made new clock partners (if absent, see Ms. Nay for yours).
In Class: RSW 110-111 & 138-139
Homework: Current Event #1 (for term 3)
Thursday, January 3: Today we took notes on W. 61 on the Mormon Migration to Utah. If absent, see Ms. Nay or a peer for notes. Students then started on W. 62, but will finish next class.
Due: Community Experience
In Class: W. 61-62
Tuesday, December 18: Students completed the Cause & Effect assignment on W. 56-57. Then they read W. 58-59 and wrote 8 causes and their effects from the reading on W. 60. They then worked on their social media posters.
Due: Current Event #4, Social Media Poster
In Class: W. 56-60, Poster
Thursday, December 20: If needed, students had time to work on their social media posters, although these were due last class. They then began working on the Chp. 5 Fill in the Blanks packet (if absent, see Ms. Nay for a copy).
In Class: Fill in the Blanks Packet
Homework: Community Experience
Monday, December 10: First we reviewed for the explorer unit test next class. Then we worked on our mountain man social media posters. These are due Friday.
In Class: Review, Poster
Homework: Study; Workbook updated
Wednesday, December 12: Students took the explorer unit test. If absent, come to a lab ASAP to take it. Then then worked on their social media posters. These are due next class.
In Class: Explorer unit test , Poster
Homework: Finish poster; Rendezvous next class
Friday, December 14: Today was our class rendezvous. Students also have about twenty minutes to complete their posters.
Due: Social Media Poster
In Class: Rendezvous, Poster
Homework: Current Event #4