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Binder Turn in your SIGNED GRADESHEET CHECK YOUR GRADE Then, clean out your binder! Keep the following items: – Syllabus – Procedures PowerPoint – Greeter Procedure – Non-Fiction Terms (biography, autobiography, etc.) – Turnitin.com handout – “Civil Rights Marches” Double-entry Journal – “Little Rock Central” Questions – SRI "Student Action Report"
Journal 10/15/12 Today is "National Grouch Day." If someone around you is being a grouch, what are some ways that you could cheer them up and help them be in a better mood? Make a list of 5 things!
Today's Work Finish reading “The Civil Rights Marches” Complete the next 5 boxes for the double entry journal Make a Venn Diagram comparing “The Civil Rights Marches” to “Little Rock Central”
Analyze: to examine carefully Three important points/ideas are… These are important because… What comes next… The author wants us to think… At this point the article/story is about… I still don’t understand… What interested me most was… The author’s purpose here is to… A good word to describe _______ is ______ because ________. This idea/story is similar to…. Making Connections Text-to-Text Text-to-World Text-to-Self
Journal 10/16/12 Today is National Dictionary Day. Explain to a classmate, in writing, how to look up the word “dictionary” in the dictionary.
Fire Drill Procedure 1.Remain calm 2.Check the exit number above the classroom door 3.Stay with your teacher as you exit 4.Stay with your teacher – cross the street 5.Stay with your teacher – they need to take attendance 6.Stay with your teacher – wait for the “all clear” 7.Your teacher will escort you back into the building – go directly back to class.
Reality Strikes! On Your Own Read the section assigned to your group. Answer the 5 Ws and 1 H. With Your Group Compare your 5 Ws and 1 H. Write a 20 word GIST summary explaining your article. A GIST is the most essential part of the article Create a poster with your GIST and pictures that represent your article.
Breakfast of Champions 10/17/12 Chocolate, marshmallow, whole grain, puffed, rice, naturally sweet, fruit added – is there no end to the cereals that line grocery store shelves? As the manager, you now have to make a crucial decision. Two popular brands will have to go, and you know that some of your regular customers won’t be too happy about that. As you carefully make your choices, consider your own personal philosophy: Do you feel the nutritional value of the cereal is an important consideration? Are you more interested in what will sell best, even is it is a sugary mouth of empty calories? Be specific in your choices and then create a customer notice to attach to the areas where the two cereals will no longer be on display. Use your most apologetic tone to explain the necessary change.
Reality Strikes! With Your Group – Compare your 5 Ws and 1 H. – Write a 20 word GIST summary explaining your article. CHECK IN WITH MRS. GEHRT A GIST is the most essential part of the article POSTER – Create a poster with your GIST and pictures that represent your article. Color required.
Chocolate Meltdown 10/18/12 Christopher Columbus just didn’t get it! When he was offered cocoa beans, he thought, “Really? This is the best you’ve got?” Later, however, the explorer Cortez saw many possibilities in this Aztec wonder. In fact, it was said that Emperor Montezuma was served up to fifty cups of this bitter liquid daily. Suppose, however, that chocolate did not make its way into the New World, but disappeared like the Aztecs. Just think of what the world would be like without chocolate. Aside from not enjoying your favorite candy bar, think of four different effects it’s absence would have on your day-to-day life. Use the transitions below to complete each statement. The secret of chocolate disappeared when Emperor Montezuma died. As a result, Thus, Therefore, Consequently,
Journal 10/19/12 Make a list of 5 things you plan to do this weekend. School appropriate.
“Inside the Crime Lab” Complete the first page of the packet (Pre- reading) Draw pictures notes while you read – The point is to draw something that will remind you of what happened in the story. Tomorrow, you will finish the rest of the packet (pages 2, 3, and 4)
Journal 10/22/12 Make a list of 5 things you actually did this weekend. (School appropriate- as always). How many of those things were on your list from Friday?
Week of 10/22/12 Monday- Finish “Inside the Crime Lab” Tuesday- Non-fiction Video Wednesday- Substitute; Non-fiction Reading Thursday- Reward Movie ?? Friday- Lab 406- Meet me there!
“Inside the Crime Lab” Finish Case 1 and 2 – picture notes and packet – Case 2 can be worked on with a partner Make a poster for both cases – Split the paper in half; one side for each case. – Make one final picture that sums up the case – Can work alone or in pairs (no groups of 3 or 4)
Journal 10/24/12 What role does your family play in your life?
Journal 10/25/12 Today is National Bologna Day. Explain to someone how to make your favorite type of sandwich.
Journal 10/29/12 On this day in 1929, the Stock Market crashed. A lot of people lost money and lives were changed forever. Explain what you would do with $1,000.
Millikin’s Ghosts On Your Own Read the section assigned to your group. Answer the 5 Ws and 1 H. Write down Key vocabulary words. Write your own, ORGINAL, GIST. With Your Partner Compare your 5 Ws and 1 H. Write a 20 word GIST explaining the most important part of your article. Create a poster with your GIST and pictures that represent your article. GIST The most essential part of the article. Ask yourself: What is most important?
Journal 10/30/12 Today is National Candy Corn Day. On the one hand, candy corn seems to be getting enough recognition in the Halloween season, so is a candy corn day really necessary? But on the other hand, for the whole rest of the year no one can so much as stand to look at candy corn. Write a poem about candy corn. Remember 5 is the magic number!
Millikin’s Ghosts Complete your GIST Check-in with Mrs. Gehrt Create a poster. Include the following: – The title of your story – Your GIST – Pictures that represent your story – Color! DUE TODAY! GIST The most essential part of the article. Ask yourself: What is most important?
Journal: 11/1/12 Select one topic below and make a list of PROS (good things) and CONS (bad things) Students are allowed to go off campus for lunch Students are allowed to use cell phones in the hallway and cafeteria Students are given additional time in between passing periods TOMORROW NOVEMBER 2, 2012 MEET IN LAB 408
5 Paragraph Essay Intro – Attention Getter – Thesis Statement (Your position on the topic) Body Paragraph 1 – Strongest Point Body Paragraph 2 – Second Strongest Point Body Paragraph 3 – Weakest Point Conclusion – Restate Thesis Statement (DO NOT use the same thing from the intro paragraph) – Summary of the 3 main points – Concluding Statement
Journal 11/6/12 November is "National Peanut Butter Lover's Month." A large number of students today are allergic to peanut butter. Some classrooms and/or schools have even become "Peanut Free" zones. Do you think this is fair for the students are not allergic to peanut butter? Explain your thinking.
Journal 11/12/12 On November 12 th in 1815, Women’s Rights Leader Elizabeth Cady Stanton was born. Stanton is well known for her work in the furthering of women’s rights. Why do you think women were not allowed to vote for such a long time? OR November 14 th is “National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day.” Do you know what’s in your refrigerator? Think about all the food you keep in your refrigerator. What is your favorite “refrigerator” food?
Journal 11/19/12 On November 20 th in 1923, the traffic light was patented. How do you think the colors of the traffic light: red, yellow and green, were decided upon? There will be no after school tutoring TOMORROW Tuesday November 20, 2012 QUIZ TOMORROW!
Journal 11/20/12 Thursday is Thanksgiving Day. What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?
11/20/12 1.Take your Quiz i.NO TALKING 2.Quietly, get a laptop. i.Type your Bell Ringer (Use Word) ii.Upload to turnitin.com 3.Quietly, put the laptop back. i.Plug in the power cord! HAVE A GREAT THANKSGIVING!
Journal 11/26/12 Today is “National Cake Day.” Using a paragraph format, describe your favorite type of cake.
11/26/12 Writing Portfolios PLAN Results PowerSchool – Go to – Type in the ID/Password LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR PAPER!!! UNDER THE SOLID BLACK LINE!!! – Show Mrs. Gehrt your QUIZ grade
Journal 11/27/12 November was “Good Nutrition Month.” Think back to the different types of food you ate. Are you getting enough servings from each of the food groups? Create a plan of how you will eat healthier next month, or how you will continue to eat healthy. OR November is “Child Safety & Protection Month.” Think about the different items in your house or classroom that may be dangerous for you or other kids. Choose several of the items and explain how they could be made safer by you or an adult.