• Monday, March 30, 2020

     

    6th Grade Prealgebra Distance Learning Activity, Day 8: Math

    Overview: This assignment provides a review of rates

    Estimated Time: Approximately 30 minutes

    Explanation:  You will express rates as unit rates.

    Things to know:

      1. Rate: A ratio of two quantities having different kinds of units.

       

      1. Unit Rate: A rate simplified so that it has a denominator of 1.

       

     Tasks:

    1. Review the Things to Know above and make sure you understand the examples.
    2. Watch the following videos, take any notes you find helpful in understanding the concept of rates.

    https://www.khanacademy.org/math/pre-algebra/pre-algebra-ratios-rates/pre-algebra-rates/v/finding-unit-rates?modal=1

     

    https://www.khanacademy.org/math/pre-algebra/pre-algebra-ratios-rates/pre-algebra-rates/v/finding-unit-prices?modal=1 

    1. Complete the practice on Rates I provided for you through seesaw. If you do not have a printer, complete your work on notebook paper.

     

    How is this assignment turned in to the teacher: Seesaw


     

    READING: Day 8

    Overview: Comprehension questions

    Estimated Time:   Approximately 45 minutes

    Explanation of Assignment: Using your Tuck Everlasting packet you will complete the comprehension questions for day 6 on the reading guide.

    Quick things to know

    When responding to comprehension questions remember to use complete sentences and text evidence to support your response.

    Tasks

    1. Answer comprehension questions pages 22-23, use your book as a reference and remember to use text evidence to support your responses.
    2. When finished, take a picture of one of the activities you completed and post to Read Day 8 in Seesaw.

    Links/Activities

    -Use your Tuck Everlasting book and packet that you brought home in your grab bag.

    -If you do not have access to your Tuck Everlasting packet, I have included it as an assignment in Teams under reading. You can just use separate sheets of paper to complete the assignments.

     

    Method of Communication/How this assignment is turned into the teacher: 

    -  Please reach out to me with any questions via email: tfitzmaurice@cbsd.org You can access your email account through Outlook in 365. 

    - When you are finished take a picture of one of the activities above and post to the Reading Day 8 Activity in Seesaw

     

     

    Writing: Day 8

    Overview: Finish the rough sketches for picture book pages.

    Estimated Time: Approximately 30 minutes

    Explanation of Assignment: Using the packet titled, “Directions for Picture Book Assignment” you will follow Day 6 on the schedule.

    Things to Know: You should have the rough draft of all of your words written in the “Illustration and Scene Narration Organizer.” Today, you are finishing the rough sketches to go along with your words. Be sure you include pictures that compliment and tell the story of your words. You will be required to fill all white space in your final copy, so keep that in mind also as you are planning out your sketches.

    Tasks:

    1. Follow Day 6 on the schedule page of your “Directions for Picture Book Assignment”

    2. Day 6 instructs you to complete Pages 7-8 in your “Directions for Picture Book Assignments” packet

    4. On pages 7-8 in your “Directions for Picture Book Assignment” you must make rough sketches for the words that you have planned for scenes 9-10 and any additional scenes. Each scene represents a different page for your picture book.

    5. If you are finished early and are looking for additional practice, go onto your MobyMax account and work on Language

    Links/Activities:

    1. Use your “Directions for Picture Book Assignment” packet that you brought home in your grab bag

    2. If you do not have access to your “Directions for Picture Book Assignment” packet, I have included in Class Materials in Writing in Teams and in a previous parent email. You can just use separate sheets of paper to complete the assignments.

    Method of Communication/How this assignment is turned into the teacher:

    1. The final picture book assignment will be handed-in in-person when we return to school. We will share our final picture books in small groups.

     

     

    Social Studies Monday, March 30

    Overview: Explore Hindu beliefs about Samsara

    Estimated Time: Approximately 20 minutes

    Explanation of Assignment: Using the purple History Alive interactive notebook or digitally on TCI, you will complete section 8: Beliefs about Samsara.

    Things to Know: The chapter, Learning About World Religion: Hinduism, will take approximately 3 weeks to complete. Students will be reading each section of the chapter and answering comprehension questions in their notebook. To conclude the chapter, students will complete a one-pager to showcase their new learning.

    Tasks:

    1. Read chapter 15 section 8: Beliefs about Samsara. All students have access to the text through Office 365 in their TCI app.

    2. On the blank sheet of paper titled “Chapter 15 Vocabulary” that you created last week add the words reincarnation and pilgrimages. You can reveal the definition on TCI by clicking on the word when reading section 8.

    3. In the purple History Alive interactive notebook complete section 8 (numbers 1-4) that can be found on page 111 or accessed digitally on TCI in assignments.

    4. Post a picture of page 111 when finished to Seesaw in activities.

    Links/Activities:

    1. Refer to your purple History Alive interactive notebook that you brought home in your grab bag.

    2. If you do not have access to your purple History Alive interactive notebook, I have included it as an assignment on TCI. You c