Division 2 rocks! Thanks to Tweetie and team for throwing a great party...stations with limbo, art, name that tune, tape the arrow on the cupid challenge and yes JUNK FOOD!
Thanks to all for the snacks and homemade sweets. A good time was had by all.
Tonight you were to finish your drafts of the Ode poem and do more answering of your child labour questions.
See you tomorrow.
For those who did not do their homework yesterday, watch the video from last night and record all problems and solutions on the sheet I gave you.
Continue to read about your country and take point form notes.
The notes are due next week so some of you need to spend more time on this inquiry, especially with your personal deeper thinking questions.
You have received your final poetry criteria expectations in order to start working on your end project. This is due on Feb. 20th.
For tomorrow, brainstorm all the ideas you have about your Ode topic and tomorrow you will write the draft to be edited by Friday.
Bring the items you signed up for as it is our Valentine's party tomorrow.
Gymnastics presentation tomorrow.
Many of you are behind in your expectations. Please catch up and send me your notes and resources to date.
Homework: Write the questions that you have answered so far and the questions that you have left.
Continue to find answers.
This might help you when you think about solutions and action plan for your project. Watch this video UNICEF-Child Rights and record answers to these questions:
What are the problems? What are the solutions?
Complete your notes using the category organizer for volume, mass, density and displacement. Include all details eg. why, how, units used, examples, etc.
pg. 120 #1,2
Bring inline skating forms or have parents email permission.
Valentine's party Thursday...remember what you had promised to bring. Email tweetie if you have any questions.
Hello all...hope you are enjoying your day off school. I wanted to inform you of a few things:
1. Please remember to link your animoto passion projects onto your weebly websites (use blog page so we can comment) and using our class weebly contact page, start watching and commenting on your classmates work. (remember our commenting criteria from term 1.) Comment on this page when you have linked your animoto to your weebly site so we will know when we can comment.
2. I am very proud of your work so far with our socials learning about child labour. You are becoming better global citizens by asking important questions and attempting to answer them. It is a disturbing topic but one that is very real. I look forward to hearing your thoughts and learning how you will make a difference.
Thanks to Bigmacsauce for already sending me his resource links and point form notes to date. It is a great way to check to see if you are on track.
Remember to solve your confusions here by asking for help and sharing ideas.
3. I am going to add some information today for those who wish to get started on our next poetry adventure. See the link below for my example and feel free to set up your own voice thread account now and do a test comment.
I have gmailed you with further directions eg.see voicethread.com to register...use your weebly site name, gmail and regular password to create your new account. Watch the tutorials to learn the basics of the program (Let me know if you have not received my email.)
Thanks Zoral for reading the rest of Wonder today...Daisy reminded me too much of Misty and I don't think I could have read that out loud without crying. That is a well written book when it evokes such emotion!
Okay today many of you voted that you were unsure of what to do for your Child Labour project. Yet no one asked me any questions during our work time. Does that mean you are now sure about your expectations? Be sure to follow your criteria as you work this weekend and feel free to ask any questions here so we can help each other understand this task.
- email me your links to the reliable resources you have used
-by Saturday email me your point form notes that you have completed to date.
-continue to read about your issue and answer your questions
-be sure to follow your criteria checklist
gr. 6 corrections for percent work we marked today, create 10 equivalent ratios, percents and decimals so we can make a review game on Tuesday.
Remember your inline skating form!
Have a great weekend.
Wow ...great samples showing quantitative properties of matter brought in today. Thanks everyone!
Tomorrow we will discuss our observations and learn a few more concepts...next week there will be a quiz on matter so start reviewing daily.
gr. 6 -three practice worksheets of percents, decimals and fractions, ratio/simplest terms tomorrow
gr. 7-5 discount percent chart
Poetry-sensory poem due tomorrow, use your practice poem and feedback to create an original poem that meets all criteria with excellence.
Complete 'thoughtful questions' sheet and complete 'All about Explorers' activity for tomorrow's discussion. Tomorrow we will continue to work on our Child Labour projects so bring all of your answers to class.
Inline skating notice
Great day today...wow two gym classes! Be thinking about your sequence of moves for next week.
Homework and reminders:
Tomorrow is band.
Bring inline skating notice.
Finish editing your sensory poem.
Complete math 6's -all corrections for today marking of pg. 188, 191
-complete pg. 193 #1-4
7's -Bring 5 examples of percent discounts
Complete definition page for quantitative properties and tomorrow bring an example of each (if you can't bring an example, create a doc with examples and copy it on your flash drive to share)
Socials: answer all easy questions and identify the deeper questions that are left by putting a * beside them.
Here is our warm-up for gymnastics this week. Check out this incredible dancer!
The joke below is perfect timing for our science discussion about elements.
Say goodbye to the penny. Today is the day the penny is retiring. Thanks again to all who helped donate pennies to raise money for Free the Children.
Math pg. 188 #4-6 wkst on ratios mid ch review p 191 # 1-3
Complete draft for sensory poem
Begin to answer questions for Socials assignment (child labour)
Thanks to all for your penny contributions! Wow 65 bags of pennies altogether.
Have a great weekend but be sure to do the following:
Science: Complete the characteristics of matter page and drawings of 3 states of matter.
Math: see yesterday
Socials: after completing the reading and discussion activities today about child labour, you are ready to choose a topic for your inquiry assignment. Have a look at the link here and choose the topic of your choice. click here 'products of slavery'. Check out the various countries where there is child labour. When you click on the product, you will see facts. By Monday decide which country you are interested in exploring and start writing your questions about what you are wondering.
Challenge: How do you write the chemical compound for sugar?
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