Tuesday, February 26: Students had an opportunity to share their Two-Voice Poems with the class. We then finished the notes on W. 32 on Territorial Utah (if absent, click here for the Prezi and notes). Students then started the picture notes on W. 33. They are required to draw two simple pictures for each tab on the foldable on W. 32 (or each section of the Prezi).
Due: Current Event #4
In Class: Finished W. 32, W. 33
Homework: Finish W. 33
Thursday, February 28: Together we read and discussed W. 34, answering the questions on the page. Students were then introduced to the Newspaper assignment (see W. 35). We then reviewed the information in the foldable on W. 32.
Due: W. 33 Complete
In Class: W. 34
Homework: Community Experience due next class
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