Tuesday, April 15, 2014

This Week

Students will be going on a field trip this week to the Botanical Garden in Brunswick County.  For homework, students will be required to finish work from the classes that they attend during the day.

In my class, we are reading "The Girl Who Discovered the Dinosaurs". They may look at the article here:

http://scope.scholastic.com/resource/uploads_scope/issues/040114/pdfs/SCOPE-040114-Nonfiction.pdf

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

This week

Sorry but I was not able to access my website this week so I could not update my homework.

Students do/did not have homework for Monday-Wednesday.


Learning about Author's Purpose:

http://www.cleanvideosearch.com/media/action/yt/watch?v=ECE0I0AeXXE



The Red-Headed League

http://scope.scholastic.com/resource/uploads_scope/issues/020114/pdfs/SCOPE-020114-Play.pdf

Friday, April 4, 2014

This Week

We have started our new and last unit "Figure it Out." This is our mystery unit.  Students will be able to identify the elements of mystery, to describe appropriate vocabulary (Detective's Dictionary), analyze a mystery, formulate a theory and solve the mystery.  Students will also look at several scientific mysteries.

Please review this short video on the mystery genre.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yePQGZ-vVdI

Monday, March 24, 2014

Homework

Monday

Finish One Pager


Students need to turn in any make up work by tomorrow! Please look at their new progress reports today!

Friday, March 21, 2014

Homework on Friday......Yes!!

Finish your one pagers if you did not finish in class!! Make it "pretty."

One pager:  Illustrate your favorite scene from your favorite story on courageous characters that we have learned about so far.  Provide a quote that goes along with your illustration.

My example was of Sojourner Truth's speech "Ain't I a Woman?"

I drew Sojourner on the stage with people in the audience and my quotes were.....

"The white men will be in a fix pretty soon."
"And ain't I a woman?"

Monday, March 17, 2014

Homework


Finish your bellringer!! You should go into detail about why you feel Sojourner changed her name and which one fits her best.


Make sure you have completed annotations for Sojourner Truth's speech "Ain't I a Woman."  Make sure you have completed the chart and the questions.
Thursday
Finish handouts from Wednesday.  Finish bellringers and be prepared for test!
Want to read ahead?? check out these websites!
http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/fish/sharks/statistics/statsus.htm
http://oceana.org/en/our-work/protect-marine-wildlife/sharks/learn-act/shark-attack-statistics

http://teacher.scholastic.com/scholasticnews/magazines/scope/pdfs/SCOPE-050911-Bethany.pdf

View videos on Bethany Hamilton and the last one is a movie trailer for Soul Surfer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePFKksD0XkQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TMooiBajG7A
 http://www.sonypictures.com/movies/soulsurfer/

Friday, March 14, 2014

Next Week

We are still looking at Courageous Characters!  I hope to read and share the story of Bethany Hamilton with my students.

Read ahead :)

http://teacher.scholastic.com/scholasticnews/magazines/scope/pdfs/SCOPE-050911-Bethany.pdf

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Homework

*see post before.

Students need to write down one thing they learned from Mr. Hill in their notebook.

Students need to make sure they have completed bellringers 101-113.

Notebook check on Thursday!

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Next Week

Starting next week we will be looking at Sojouner Truth's speech "Ain't I a Woman."  Students are more than welcome to research the 1800s and how women were treated.
We are still looking at courageous characters!! Enjoy your extended weekend!

http://kids.usa.gov/history/time-periods/index.shtml

http://www.history.com/topics/womens-history/women-who-fought-for-the-vote


 http://www.history.com/topics/womens-history/the-fight-for-womens-suffrage

http://www.history.com/topics/womens-history/19th-amendment
Wednesday
Test on the story tomorrow!  Core 1 make sure to finish the plot for the story!!


http://scope.scholastic.com/resource/uploads_scope/issues/020114/pdfs/SCOPE-020114-PairedTexts.pdf

Monday, February 24, 2014

Homework

Monday
Finish Analyzing Poetry and Making Connections (We worked on this in class with a partner as well!!)

Test on story and vocabulary


Bigotry
Racism
Disparity
Integration
Desegregation
Segregation
Equality/Inequality

Read the story!
 

http://scope.scholastic.com/resource/uploads_scope/issues/020114/pdfs/SCOPE-020114-PairedTexts.pdf


Tuesday
No Homework

Wednesday

http://www.scholastic.com/scopemagazine/PDFs/SCOPE-021113-Play.pdf


Monday, February 17, 2014

Homework 2-17-14

Monday
No homework


We are beginning our unit on Courageous Characters.  Tomorrow we will be reading and discussing "Imagine If This Was Your School."

http://scope.scholastic.com/resource/uploads_scope/issues/020114/pdfs/SCOPE-020114-PairedTexts.pdf


Fun Reading :) Sharks
http://scope.scholastic.com/resource/uploads_scope/issues/020114/pdfs/SCOPE-020114-Nonfiction.pdf

Wednesday
Core 2: Turn and Talk Write it down....1 paragraph

Students have so many questions about the Civil Rights Movement.  I found these two timelines that will help with any questions.  Feel free to look up facts on Civil Rights Movement!!
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/jimcrow/segregation5.html
 http://www.pbs.org/wnet/aaworld/timeline/civil_01.html

Thursday:
Finish Analyzing Poetry 1-7


Monday, February 10, 2014

Homework

Monday
Students should review notes on Medusa's Head.  They should have the story map completed and journal response.  How is Perseus courageous?  Support your answers with textual evidence.  They will have a test tomorrow on Medusa's Head.

Medusa's Head I found online!  Takes a few minutes to load but it will load completely.  It is Medusa's Head by Olivia Coolidge

http://staff.4j.lane.edu/~loo/6thBlock/Medusa%27s%20head.PDF

Monday, February 3, 2014

Homework

Welcome Back!!

We are discussing courageous characters.  1st and 2nd Core are supposed to write about how Malala is courageous and use supporting textual evidence.  5 sentences.

Core 3& 4-
Students are supposed to explain how Lexi Youngberg is considered courageous or heroic.  There are other people in the story that also show courage and heroic actions.  Should be at least 10 sentences.

http://teacher.scholastic.com/scholasticnews/magazines/scope/pdfs/SCOPE-112111-Lexi.pdf


Wednesday
Core 1: No Homework
Core 2-4: How is Lexi courageous? 

Thursday
 No homework UNLESS you owe me make up work :)

Monday, January 27, 2014

Homework....last week and this week.

I did not post homework because students were supposed to finish the work in class.  Sorry!


Monday January 27th
No homework.  We finished discussing Names/Nombres in class.


NEW UNIT

We are starting a new unit this week and we will be looking at courageous characters!  I am sure they are going to want to share stories!