• Thursday, April 23, 2020

    Happy Tuesday, everyone! 

    Announcements:

    • Today's Check-in is in Padlet. Follow the steps below.

                         1. Watch this week's morning announcements - https://www.wevideo.com/view/1659293429

                         2. Go to Padlet with this link.

                         3. Post a reaction to the question - What is the BEST thing that happened to you and your family this week?

                         4. If you have trouble or would rather not post in Padlet, email me instead.

    • Remember to check ALL of your teachers' websites before starting in on your work for the day!
    • Your special for today is Gym. Go to Mr. Durie's website for your assignment. Lin kis in "Distance Learning Resources" and then "Other Teacher Websites".

    RELA: (Reading and Writing)

    • Task #1: Among the Hidden
      • Read my feedback from your work yesterday. Revise/Add to it if needed.
      • Go to One Note - Content Library - 4/23/20 Ch. 11-12.
      • Follow all directions in One Note. Submit your questions (2 of them) in One Note.
    • Task #2: Listen to the next chapter of Posted.
      • Click Here to listen to me read the final chapter, "The Invitation".
      • Post your response on Padlet - Click here to go to Padlet.
      • If you missed any of the chapters before this, go to "DL Resources" > "Links for Readings of Posted". Listen to the chapters IN ORDER.
    • Task #3: Read Independently for 30 minutes.
    • Writing "Can Do" Optional Activities for the Week: If you are looking for writing activities to do this week, choose from the list below. These are OPTIONAL, but if you choose to do some, please let me know.
      • Complete a writing activity from the list below using your research from the first 2 weeks of Distance Learning (remember, you researched an argument topic of your choice).
        • Essay
        • PowerPoint
        • Letter to someone who might care about it or need to know (Examples: If you researched standardized testing, you could write to Mrs. Adelberger. If you researched social media, but you can't use it, you could write to your parents.)
        • Brochure
        • Poem
        • Commercial for you "tech people"
        • Your Choice...
      • Write a story - any story - fiction or not - that you want to write. Have fun with it. Maybe base it on something happening in real life right now...
      • Start a "Quarantine Journal". This could be in a notebook, a diary, or it could be more technology based - you could make a video journal.
      • April is "National Humor Month". Tell it at class meeting this week.
      • April 21st is "National Kindergarten Day". Write about your favorite memory from Kindergarten and then tell us at class meeting this week.
      • Yesterday was Earth Day. Write a poem about our beautiful planet.

    PRE-ALGEBRA: No work for today. Check back on Monday.

    SCIENCE:

    • Essential Questions: What does it look like underground when water and pollutants percolate?
    • Time: About 40 minutes
    • Today's Assignment:
      • Log into our Science TEAMS page. 
      • Open today's assignment - "Lesson 5: Groundwater Pollution Lab"
        • Watch the short video - It's me conducting the experiment.
        • In the Word document, make observations and answer the 11 reflection questions.
      • Submit in TEAMS.