2Weekly Planning Team Ana Vannier Carolina Cavaliere Mary de Sá Neise AbreuPriscila MancusoSuzanne Molina
3English – Ms. Suzanne Molina COURSE OVERVIEWEnglish 6 offers a comprehensive study of the English language through reading, writing, speaking and listening. Each of the four components isstressed on a daily basis.
4Reading List The Last Book in the Universe by Rodman Philbrick City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrauAmong the Hidden by Margaret HaddixHoles by Louis SacharThe Giver by Lois Lowry
5Literature Circle books Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz RyanFlush by Carl HiaasenFreak the Mighty by Rodman PhilbrickThe Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963 by Christopher Paul CurtisThe White Giraffe by Lauren St. John
6WRITINGStudents will write on a daily basis. Over the course of the year, we will be focusing on:Writing Process: pre-writing, drafting, editing, conferencing, revising, proofing, and publishingWriting Structure: sentences, paragraphs, compositionsWriting Forms: descriptive, narrative, formal/informal writing, journal writingGrammar: connected to student writing, mini-lessons from resource textsVocabulary/spelling: connected to reading selections and student writingResearching Skills: locating information, summarizing
7SPEAKING/LISTENINGStudents will practice their speaking and listening skills through persuasive speaking, oral discussions, oral reading, and oral presentations.Standard to be assessed throughout the yearStudents will listen and respond critically to oral communication.Students will deliver coherent, well-focused informal and formal oral presentations.
8HOMEWORKYou should expect to have approximately minutes of English homework everyday.These assignments will usually be grammar or vocabulary work, and/or a writing assignment.
9Important Note:Reading independently is a habit requiring practice. Reading is not considered homework. You will need to establish a period of 20 minutes a day dedicated to reading.This year students have the option of using their owne-reader to purchase and read the books assigned in English class. If they choose to use an e-reader they must bring it to every class.
10Communication ArtsCommunication Arts is a course designed to help students enhance their communication skills.Students will:Learn writing and editing techniquesPractice writing mechanicsExpand vocabularyImprove word processing skillsWork on oral communication skills
11Communication Arts Real Audience MS Open House Handbook Children’s Book AssignmentVisual CommunicationAnalyzing print adsWeb page analysisPhoto EssayCreating a Communication Arts website
12Physical Education Philosophy Develop positive attitudes and behaviors (such as teamwork and sportsmanship) in all competitive and non-competitive activities by emphasizing effort and improvement rather than ability or winning.
13ENHANCES DECISION-MAKING Healthy, physical fit living;Knowledge of good use of leisure time;Respect for oneself, others, and nature.
14Physical Education Builds Cognitive skillsMotor skillsEmotional controlAdequate sense of self-confidence in a social environment
15COMPONENTS: TRUST, PROBLEM SOLVING, TEAM BUILDING
16Physical Education Standards and Rationales Standard 1: Students use a variety of basic and advanced movement forms.Standard 2: Students use movement concepts and principles in the development of motor skills.Standard 3: Students understand the benefits and costs associated with participation in physical activities.Standard 4: Students understand how to monitor and maintain a health – enhancing level of physical fitness.Standard 5: Students demonstrate the social and personal responsibility associated with participation in physical and experiential activities.
17PHYSICAL EDUCATION UNITS 1. Basketball (level I)2. Adventure Learning (level I)3. Track & Field I (long jump, shot put, sprint races, hurdles, javelin throw)4. Soccer (level I)5. Gymnastics/Physical skills6. Volleyball (level I)7. Softball (level I)8. Floor Hockey9. Flag Football (level I)
21ShootingStudent places the shooting hand in the middle of the ball while the supporting hand is on the side and slightly under the ball.Transition effect for picture triptych, slide 1: split out(Intermediate)Tip: For best results with the effects on this slide, use pictures with a “portrait” (vertical) orientation.To reproduce the picture effects on this slide, do the following:On the Home tab, in the Slides group, click Layout, and then click Blank.On the Insert tab, in the Illustrations group, click Picture.In the Insert Picture dialog box, select a picture, and then click Insert.Select the picture. Under Picture Tools, on the Format tab, in the bottom right corner of the Size group, click the Size and Position dialog box launcher. In the Size and Position dialog box, on the Size tab, resize or crop the picture as needed so that under Size and rotate, the Height box is set to 3.5” and the Width box is set to 2.35”. Resize the picture under Size and rotate by entering values into the Height and Width boxes. Crop the picture under Crop from by entering values into the Left, Right, Top, and Bottom boxes.On the Home tab, in the Drawing group, click Arrange, point to Align, and then do the following:Click Align to Slide.Click Align Center.On the Home tab, in the bottom right corner of the Drawing group, click the Format Picture dialog box launcher. In the Format Picture dialog box, click Line Color in the left pane. In the Line Color pane, select Solid line, click the button next to Color, and then under Theme Colors click Black, Text 1, Lighter 25% (fourth row, second option from the left).Also in the Format Picture dialog box, click Line Style in the left pane, and then in the Line Style pane, in the Width box, enter 8 pt.Also in the Format Picture dialog box, click Shadow in the left pane. In the Shadow pane, click the button next to Presets, and then under Perspective, click Perspective Diagonal Upper Right (first row, second option from the left).Also in the Format Picture dialog box, click 3-D Format in the left pane, and then do the following in the 3-D Format tab:Under Bevel, click the button next to Top, and then under Bevel click Relaxed Inset (first row, second option from the left). Next to Top, in the Width box, enter 8 pt, and in the Height box, enter 6 pt.Under Depth, click the button next to Color, and then under Theme Colors click Black, Text 1, Lighter 25% (fourth row, second option from the left). In the Depth box, enter 12 pt.Under Surface, click the button next to Material, and then under Standard click Warm Matte (second option from the left).On the Home tab, in the Clipboard group, click the arrow under Paste, and then click Duplicate. Drag the duplicate picture to the right on the slide.Right-click the duplicate picture, and click Change Picture.In the Insert Picture dialog box, select a picture and click Insert.Select the first picture. On the Home tab, in the Clipboard group, click the arrow under Paste, and then click Duplicate. Drag the duplicate picture to the left on the slide.Select the picture on the left side of the slide. On the Home tab, in the bottom right corner of the Drawing group, click the Format Picture dialog box launcher. In the Format Picture dialog box, click 3-D Rotation in the left pane. In the 3-D Rotation pane, click the button next to Presets, and then under Perspective, click Perspective Heroic Extreme Right (third row, third option from the left).Under Picture Tools, on the Format tab, in the bottom right corner of the Size group, click the Size and Position dialog box launcher. In the Size and Position dialog box, on the Size tab, resize or crop the picture as needed so that under Size and rotate, the Height box is set to 3.8” and the Width box is set to 2.53”. Resize the picture under Size and rotate by entering values into the Height and Width boxes. Crop the picture under Crop from by entering values into the Left, Right, Top, and Bottom boxes.Select the picture on the right side of the slide. On the Home tab, in the bottom right corner of the Drawing group, click the Format Picture dialog box launcher. In the Format Picture dialog box, click 3-D Rotation in the left pane. In the 3-D Rotation pane, click the button next to Presets, and then under Perspective, click Perspective Heroic Extreme Left (third row, second option from the left).Under Picture Tools, on the Format tab, in the bottom right corner of the Size group, click the Size and Position dialog box launcher. In the Size and Position dialog box, on the Size tab, resize or crop the picture as needed so that under Size and rotate, the Height box is set to 4.17” and the Width box is set to 2.78”. Resize the picture under Size and rotate by entering values into the Height and Width boxes. Crop the picture under Crop from by entering values into the Left, Right, Top, and Bottom boxes.To reproduce the transition and background effects on this slide, do the following:On the Animations tab, in the Transition to this Slide group, click More, and then under Wipes, click Split Vertical Out.Right-click the slide background area, and then click Format Background. In the Format Background dialog box, click Fill in the left pane, select Gradient fill in the Fill pane, and then do the following:In the Type list, select Linear.Click the button next to Direction, and then click Linear Down (first row, second option from the left).In the Angle box, enter 90⁰.Under Gradient stops, click Add or Remove until four stops appear in the drop-down list.Also under Gradient stops, customize the gradient stops that you added as follows:Select Stop 1 from the list, and then do the following:In the Stop position box, enter 0%.Click the button next to Color, and then under Theme Colors click Black, Text 1, Lighter 5% (sixth row, second option from the left).Select Stop 2 from the list, and then do the following:In the Stop position box, enter 24%.Click the button next to Color, and then under Theme Colors click White, Background 1, Darker 50% (sixth row, first option from the left).Select Stop 3 from the list, and then do the following:In the Stop position box, enter 35%.Select Stop 4 from the list, and then do the following:In the Stop position box, enter 90%.Student pushes the ball upwards extending knees, arm and snapping the wrist. At the end of the movement, student’s arm follows through in the direction of the basket.Student holds the ball with the shooting-side shoulder. Knees are slightly bent, and eyes are looking at the basket.Student bends knees and brings the ball up above the forehead.
23Língua Pátria 6- Ms. Ana Vannier Objetivos geraisAprender a expressar-se e argumentar, claramente, com ideias organizadas e bem estruturadas, através de linguagem oral e escrita.
24Como atingir os objetivos bjetivos gerais:LeituraInterpretação e compreensão de textosGramáticaProdução de textoProjetos
25Temas abordados Meio Ambiente Heróis Eu no mundo No mundo da fantasia nturaMeio AmbienteHeróisEu no mundoNo mundo da fantasia
26Alguns títulos do 6º ano“Férias na Antártica” (Laura, Tamara e Marininha Klink)“A Droga da Obediência” (Pedro Bandeira)“Um Rosto no Computador” (Marcos Rey)“Contos de Fadas - de Perrault, Grimm, Andersen & outros” (Apresentação de Ana Maria Machado/ Zahar) ...
27PORTUGUESE FOR FOREIGNERS: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Mrs. Vania DelcourtMs. Ana VannierMrs. Marcia Abeidlinguagem oral e escrita.
28According to the level of proficiency GoalsAccording to the level of proficiencyDevelop skills in the language process: listening, speaking, reading and writing.Identify vocabulary and structures of the language in order to be able to communicate in oral and written language.Apply vocabulary and acquired grammatical structures to produce different texts.
29Activities to reach goals Vocabulary and grammatical structures – dialogue, drills, games, and sentence patternsBrazilian culture – texts, legends, music, food, films, internet research, etc.
30Social Studies -Ms. Priscila Mancuso The focus of this course is the study of the Ancient Civilizations.Unit 1– Early Humans and the Rise of Civilization - the first Agricultural Revolution (from hunters and gatherers to farmers) and the development of the Mesopotamian Empires.Unit 2 – Ancient Egypt and the Middle East - Ancient Egypt and the origins of Judaism.Unit 3 – Ancient India - the early settlement of India and the rise of Buddhism and Hinduism.Unit 4 – Ancient China - the Silk Road and the Chinese philosophy.Unit 5 – Via Sapientia 6 to ParatyUnit 6 - Ancient Greece - the origins of the Latin World and the different political systems.Unit 7 – Ancient Rome – the Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire and the origins of Christianity.Students will have an opportunity to recognize that human interactions with their environment has played a major role in shaping world history and world cultures.
31Assignments and Evaluation Students will be asked to complete a wide variety of assignments and tasks such as:Group work (groups may be assigned by the teacher or chosen by students themselves) and individual projects.Individual quizzes and tests.One of the quarterly assignments will be an evaluation of the student´s notes (student interactive notebook provided by teacher).Each student is responsible for being organized by keeping track of his/her assignments, evaluations and readings.
32On-line programWe will use a program called History Alive! The Ancient World developed by TCI (Teacher Curriculum Instruction).Students are expected to bring their internet –ready device to class. However, hard copies will be provided by the teacher if needed.TCI- website
33Work Due Musts…Students are expected to print any assessments or projects BEFORE the due date.Students will not be allowed to leave class to print an assignment unless specifically instructed by teacher.
34Math - Ms. Carol Cavaliere Course OverviewAn introduction to Pre-AlgebraMastery of the basic operations using integers, fractions, decimals and percents.Geometry and StatisticsRatios and ProportionsOne-step Equations
35Goals Computing Modeling real-world problems (“translation to Math”) Explain concepts and apply themRead and understand dataStudents are always required to show the detailed steps that led them to their answer, unless they are allowed to use a calculator.
36In Math We Must…Be organized (notebook check every mid-quarter & end of quarter)Hand in work effectively:WhereWhenWhoseCompletenessNeatnessBe responsible (material, calculators, passwords, logins, Edmodo, Khan Academy)Study consistently
37Practice makes Perfect! Willingness to succeed makes Possible! Homework / Class workPractice makes Perfect!Willingness to succeed makes Possible!Incomplete homework: 50%Undone work: 0% (unless asked for help)Late work: 60% (after HW has been reviewed)
40Life science, Physical science and Earth science Science -Ms. Mary de SáCourse OverviewLife science, Physical science and Earth scienceA variety of topics to help develop critical thinking, creative problem solving, cooperation, and leadership through hands-on activities and investigationsOpportunity to learn attitudes that enable them to make environmentally sound decisions and adopt reasonable behaviors
41Goals To develop an attitude of discovery To apply scientific principles in real-life situationsTo develop a systematic approach to problem solving through the use of the scientific methodTo become knowledgeable of scientific concepts, theories, and principlesTo discover and prove scientific principles and laws through experimentation
42… GoalsTo develop literacy in science; to be able to read, understand, and react to science literature and researchTo apply knowledge of scientific principles to individual and collective decision makingTo transfer knowledge and problem-solving skills to other disciplinesTo acquire a feeling for nature and a sense of "world citizenship"
43Science Standards (NSTA) Standard 1—Nature of Science Standard 2—Interactions with Society Standard 3—Matter and Energy Standard 4—Forces and Motion Standard 5—Living Systems Standard 6—Earth and Space Systems
44Course Units Introduction to Scientific Inquiry The origin life on EarthDiversity and EvolutionNutrition & Healthy HabitsInventiveness
45Tips To Succeed email@example.com Join "Science_6" Edmodo class page where the weekly agenda is postedUse Edmodo's library, there are resources that help!Find important information about the science classComments in Power School, orMore questions? Please use study hall, conference period or if necessary
46Math Tutorial – Mr. Tim Shirk Course OverviewMath Tutorial develops and reinforces:Foundational mathematical skillsCore course conceptsHigher level thinkingIndependent problem solvingCritical thinking
48Cutting Edge Design Individualized instruction Differentiated activitiesMultiple intelligencesOne to One Computing90% of class time engaged in problem solvingCreating confident and independent learners
49Foreign Languages French – Ms. Angela Gelio Spanish – Ms Foreign Languages French – Ms. Angela Gelio Spanish – Ms. Virginia IbazetaCourse Overview“Language belongs to each of us. It reflects who we are and our way of life. We share feelings and opinions, define values and goals and communicate ideas and ideals.” (Foreign Language Curriculum).
50Goals To understand and appreciate the French way of life. To learn the customs, values, and cultures of French speaking communities.To communicate with French speaking people.To enjoy learning a new language.
51Vive la langue française!! Course UnitsEach course has 12 units that are separated by themes.INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALSDéclic / Kiosque / Pixel – Class bookDéclic / Kiosque / Pixel – Work bookVive la langue française!!
52Fine Arts – 6th Grade DRAMA MUSIC ART [COMPUTER LIT.] 4 SUBJECTS – SPLIT INTO TWO PER SEMESTERGROUPS ROTATE IN SECOND SEMESTERE.G.:SEMESTER DRAMA AND MUSICSEMESTER ART AND COMPUTER LIT
53Fine Arts – 6th Grade TWO FULL BLOCKS AND ONE SHORTER LESSON PER WEEK TWO GROUPS ALTERNATE BETWEEN MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYSALTERNATE FRIDAY 1 / FRIDAY 2 SCHEDULEEACH SUBJECT GIVES ONE FULL BLOCK PER WEEK, WITH A SHORT FRIDAY LESSON EVERY OTHER WEEKTYPICALLY 24 CLASSES PER SEMESTER
54Visual Arts – Ms. Ana Melo COURSE OVERVIEWThe sixth grade program has a variety of projects, with different themes and techniques, focusing on the importance of creativity for the arts.Papier-mâché, clay, painting, and 3-dimensional models are some of the activities explored.These are balanced with individual free projects, where students may choose topics of their personal interest.
55Supplies firstname.lastname@example.org The school provides all supplies, which are shared by all visual arts students.Materials are to be used specifically in art class and only for artistic purpose.Students should make good use of supplies, cleaning up and returning unused materials to their specific location before leaving the room.Some unusual materials might be required. Each student will receive a folder at the beginning of the school year, which should be returned in good state at the end of the year.We would appreciate your help in bringing in old newspapers and magazines at any time.
56PARENT INVOLVEMENTAttending art exhibitions, performances of educational and professional theatre companies, and concerts during the year allows students to explore cultural opportunities, expand their knowledge of the arts, and support their personal growth.Our past experience tells us that it is a great experience to have artists or people connected to the arts come to the classroom to share their knowledge with the students.We would like to have your assistance with this activity. If you could recommend someone who could contribute to our program, please contact us.
57Computer Literacy – Mr. Tim Shirk Course OverviewComputer Literacy is a course designed to:Develop basic computer concepts skills soUtilize digital technology in everyday lifeIncrease productivity in schoolResearch and problem solvingSafe social networking and internet skillsEfficient Keyboarding skillsOperate key productivity programs
59Cutting Edge Resources Dedicated computer lab timeAll new computersHigh-speed Internet
60Drama – Marta Cotrim Course Description Students are engaged in: basic theater games that help them develop expressive use of the body and voice,improvisational techniques,story dramatization, anddramatic interpretation.Success in drama is measured mainly through on-going participation, engagement, cooperation, and discipline.
61Classroom MaterialsStudents should come to drama classes wearing comfortable clothes that allow for a large range of movement that are appropriate for warm-ups and improvisations and do not limit the student’s body-expression.Note that they are on stage, so there are safety issues as well as issues of modesty.
62After School – DRAMA CLUB 1st Semester - MusicalThe Addams FamilyMS and USTuesdays and Thursdays3:35pm- 5pmPresentations:October 18th, 19th and 27th (Halloween)2nd Semester - Play
63Music 6 (Fine Arts Rotation) Introduction to Band Instruments (promotion of EARJ Band Program)Music Literacy and Musical InterpretationSense of Playing Together (Ensemble)SingingPercussionEncouraged to develop personal skills through practiceDevelop AwarenessBroaden InterestPromotion of Music as a leisure activity
64Other Music Courses at EARJ All courses are open to 6th through 12th Grade studentsChoir - personal vocal development, and musicality in ensembleBeginner Band - for true and false beginners, foundation of technique and musical theoryIntermediate Band – for instrumentalists who have about a year of experience, developing musical control and ensemble skillsConcert Band – students meet a variety of demands both technically and theoretically (principal performance group)