Tuesday, February 28: We completed our Territorial Utah foldable in the workbook. If absent, find the Prezi link below to fill in your foldable. If time, students began their picture notes on W. 33 (2 pictures for each tab of the notes).
Due: Current Event #3
In Class: Foldable on W. 32
Thursday, March 2: We read the excerpt on W. 34, completed the page, and discussed. Students made their picture notes on W. 33 (2 pictures for each tab of the notes). If time, they started the rough draft of their newspaper (instructions on W. 35.
In Class: Picture Notes (W. 33), Mark Twain (W. 34)
Homework: Finish W. 33
Wednesday, February 22: Today we discussed two voice poems. Students wrote their own two voice poem on W. xxx. The poem must include each perspective saying 15 things. Students then had an opportunity to share their poems. In A4, we also completed Helping or Hurting Each Other on W. xxx. We then reviewed for our quiz next class.
In Class: Two Voice Poem (W. xxx), W. xxx
Homework: Study for quiz, workbook ready to turn in
Friday, February 24: Class started with the Conflict Quiz. If absent, please come to a lab to make up. We then completed W. xxx. Next, we made the foldable for next class.
In Class: Conflict Quiz, W. xxx
Homework: Current Event #4
Monday, February 13: Today we discussed conflict. Students took a questionnaire to find out how they tend to resolve conflict. We then discussed some real life scenarios that might involve conflict and how to resolve the situations in a positive way. Students also went over the vocabulary on W. 23. On W. 22 they added the following for each vocab word:
1. Word so you'll remember it
2. Use it in a sentence
3. A synonym
4. An antonym
5. A small, simple picture
Due: M2M Brochure
In Class: Vocab on W. 22, Conflict Discussion
Homework: Finish Vocab
Wednesday, February 15: Students completed a Read Stop Write for T. 144-145. They then researched the conflict they were assigned on W. 25. If absent Monday, see the teacher for which conflict you will research. Students then created a poster following the instructions on W. 24.
In Class: RSW 144-145, Research for W. 25, Poster
Homework: Finish poster
Friday, February 17: Students presented their posters to a group, allowing everyone to complete W. 25. If absent, use the textbook to complete W. 25 (you can look up all of the events in the index). Students then read about the events in the textbook to add to their charts.
In Class: W. 25 (Conflict chart)
Tuesday, February 7: Students took their settlement unit test today. If absent, please come to a lab ASAP to make this up. They then completed W. 18 as we discussed the Mission to Mars project. Students were then given time to finish their brochures.
Due: Current Event #2, Workbook
In Class: Unit Test
Homework: Brochure to Feb. 13
Thursday, February 9: A2 did not have class due to a field trip. A4 had some class time after the field trip, which was used for finishing touches on M2M brochures.
In Class: A4 - brochures
Homework: Finish brochure (due next class)