Hillcrest grade 6/7 students do the Harlem shake!!
Have a great break and work on those speeches. Use your teacher feedback to revise these writes. How can you make them more engaging, interesting, inspiring, etc? Ask your parents to help you organize your ideas or give you more suggestions of what to add.
Think about your purpose for giving this speech. Think about what makes a speech powerful.
Look for more suggestions over the break. Here is the first tip about conclusions. #2 example of powerful conclusions...Saphire, this is your topic.
Here are some links from Mr. Smiles to help prepare some questions you may have for our presenter on the Tuesday when we return. World Vision Cida
Spring has sprung!! Last day tomorrow...then a nice long break!
Check out this child labour action plan by BigMacsauce.
Tonight have a look at your speech introductions. Refer to the link that we were using today to help you. Introductory paragraphs. Be prepared to share your introductions tomorrow.
Gr. 7's math pg.198 #5,6,7,8. Also be prepared to share your real-life examples of angles (gr. 6's) and parallelograms (gr. 7's). You can download images, take pictures or bring in objects.
Tomorrow is Green day and popcorn ($1) for Haiti!
TITANS GOT TALENT!
What a great celebration today! Then to top it off...do the Harlem Shake. (Thanks for the photo Mr. H.) We will put up the link later so you can watch it.
Tomorrow is the talent show. Can't wait.
All speeches should be edited and handed in to me so I can give you feedback before taking them home for the break.
The rest of the presentations will be tomorrow.
Math 7's pg. 196-7 # 1,2,4
6's pg. 247 #7,8,11
Those who are completing their scale art need to finish colouring tonight and hand in tomorrow.
Work on your Wonder representations.
Take a look at Brian's action plan.Click here.
Spring Fling fun and games tomorrow so bring your gym strip.
Math 7's 5.1 to pg. 137 Finish your next math journal page -include 4 labelled parallelograms, and 2 ways of finding area. Be sure to draw examples and explain clearly.
6's pg. 246 #1-5 (review pg. 13)
Colour scale art, due Wed.
Those who did not have time to type speech today, hand it in tomorrow.
Email partners and begin work on Wonder representations.
You may recognize some people in the photos below...awesome ski trip in Whistler on Saturday.
Report cards and assessment binders home today. Discuss your reports and your next steps with parents.
Socials Presentations will continue on Monday so be prepared to give yours.
Math-Math Journal title page 'Measurement and Geometry' (images, colour, be neat)
pg. 1- what are the 5 angles, define, name (a,b,c,), classify (acute) and draw and label
Bring book orders
Plan your wonder representations with your partners. Talk over email and decide what you are going to do. You can actually start them this weekend.
Here are some examples of how you could design your math journals.
Division 2 rocks!
Grouse was awesome today! Thanks to all parent drivers. We couldn't do it without you. See more photos below.
I'm looking forward to your presentations and seeing your action plans starting tomorrow. You should also be finished your speech draft.
Please bring a new exercise book for your 3rd term math journal.
We are going to Grouse tomorrow!
We are all looking forward to snowshoeing tomorrow.
Inform parents who are driving:
Thanks to parents who are driving up. We are meeting in the classroom between 8-8:10 in order to leave at 8:15.
Tell parents the students they are driving and inform them that they are supervising you and your group of 2 ,3, or 4 for the day.
I will give you driving directions in the morning.
Students who wish to skate should bring $5 to rent skates.
Bring a knapsack and wear appropriate winter clothes: winter jacket, winter boots (snowboard boots would work if they are comfortable), hat, gloves and bag lunch.
Math- Bring new exercise book to start your measurement/geometry unit journal.
Socials action plan and presentation should be completed for Friday. If you need to print out a script or personal narrative, etc. come early on Friday.
You can sign up here to volunteer to present on Friday. So far we have Sonic and Mew.
Speech-draft due on Friday.
WONDER IS FINISHED!
So now that we have finished this novel, how are you going to represent your understanding? Choose a partner(s) no more than a group of 4 to work on a project to show your lesson learned from this wonderful story. We are working on this next week to be completed before the break. Be ready to tell me who you are working with and what you are doing for your project by this Friday.
You should be close to completing your socials presentation now and well into your action plan. Remember tomorrow is your last class time to work on this because we are snowshoeing on Thursday.
Reminder to parents who are driving and to all students to be at school between 8:00 and 8:10 as we would like to leave at 8:15.
Aim to finish gathering facts for your speech by Friday so you can complete your draft next week.
See you tomorrow!
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