Weekending: Friday, 2015-01-30
Davis - 6ELA, 6RDG, & 6SS
DATE Environmental Education: Garden (2/9-3/13), Chickens (4/27-5/22)
DATE 6th grade environmental curriculum: Latin America, Canada, Europe, Australia, and Oceania, with each student labeling a world map to indicate areas of volcanic
activity and earthquake zones in these regions.
Technology Week’s Activities:
 Students will begin 3 e-portfolios, (1-ELA, 2-SS, 3-Technology) with presentations regarding state/DATE standards submitted via Google docs. Smartboard unit
pre/during/post-tests using clickers (Classroom Student Response System receivers), if possible.
Second Step (Character Building) Week’s Activities
 Students will write in journals regarding Second Step: Student Success through Prevention activities. Lesson 6: Bullying Prevention (Recognizing Bullying)
 Students will write in journals regarding Character-building videos/ Teacher Resource packet from Ms. Brock & Ms. Hudson for Middle School team RDG/ELA/SS
teachers. Last video: “Character Chronicles: Fairness” video-week of 1/12-1/16.
Mon
Mon
RDG, Vocab, Writing & ELA Classwork
EATS
ELA/RDG Tutoring-Tuesdays 3:30pm-5pm.
Pick-up in rear parking lot.
ELACC6RL6, RI6, RI3, W2, W6, L3, RL10
Unit Theme/Essential Question(s):
“Courageous Characters” 1. How do
characters grow by overcoming obstacles? 2.
How do I cite specific examples of how
language and vocabulary enhance the
reader’s experience?
Essential Question: How do speakers and
writers use simple vs. compound sentences?
How do compound subjects and compound
predicates confuse identifying simple
sentences?
Activating Strategy:
What is a simple sentence? What is a
compound sentence? What is a simple
subject? What is a compound subject? What
is a simple predicate? What is a compound
predicate? How do compound subjects and
compound predicates confuse identifying
simple sentences?
Teaching Strategy: Review,reteach, and
retest (If time allows) of last week’s ELA test
RDG, Vocab, Writing & ELA
Homework due Wednesday
ELA/RDG Tutoring-Tuesdays
3:30pm-5pm.
Pick-up in rear parking lot.
1) 2 hours of Monday-Sunday
myOn.com reading for this week.
2) Last week’s research, classwork,
homework, test, and error analysis
(test corrections) regarding the 9
magazine or newspaper examples
of persuasive techniques in
advertising that should be holepunched and in ELA binder for Friday
binder check.
3) Homework due Monday, 1/26,
research of simple vs. compound
sentences should be hole-punched
in binder.
4) Complete page 1 of 3 of Simple vs
Compound worksheet [Google drive]
for Thursday’s assessment.
SS Classwork EATS
(Geography/Environment,
History, Economics,
Gov’t/Civics)
SS Tutoring-Tuesdays 3:30pm5pm.
Pick-up in rear parking lot.
SS6G8, CG4,E6, E7, H6, H7 RC1,
IPS
Chapter Theme/Essential
Question(s): “Europe in
Modern Times”
Essential Question: How can
patriotism (pride in citizenship)
be positive or negative?
Activating Strategy: What do
you already know about the
Holocaust?
Teaching Strategy:
Review/reteach of last week’s
SS test (verbiage/lyrics of DATE’s
Affirmation, School song, and
Fight Song’s comparison to
culture/U.S. citizenship
customs). Study skills and
review “Europe in Modern
Times” section and primary
source assessments, and digital
SS Homework due Wednesday
(Geography/Environment, History,
Economics, Gov’t/Civics)
SS Tutoring-Tuesdays 3:30pm-5pm.
Pick-up in rear parking lot.
1) 2 hours of Monday-Sunday
myOn.com reading for this week.
2) Bring in one quote by the Reverend
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and write
what you think it means.
3) For Thursday’s test on “Europe in
Modern Times”, bring all “Europe in
Modern Times” sections and primary
sources assessments, and digital lesson
notes to class (in full sentences that
include the question) and place in
binder. [SuccessNetPlus eText and
Practice Tab]
-One novel at all times (either teacherassigned or student-selected)
-DeKalb County Public Library card
-Dictionary and thesaurus in class daily.
Tue
on persuasive techniques. Homework check
#1 of both parent signature on Friday’s
(1/23) persuasive techniques test and
research assigned to bring in regarding
“simple vs. compound sentences”. Begin
individual/group work reviewing “simple vs.
compound sentences” worksheet [Google
doc posted 1/26].
Summarizing Strategy: Assessment of
today’s learning of and reminder of
Thursday’s cumulative assessment on simple
vs. compound sentences.
PopQuiz/TicketOutDoor re: parts of speech,
story elements, figurative language,
persuasive techniques. Write today’s
homework for each class in your
Planner/Agenda.
Higher Order Thinking: Analyze (break
down) and synthesize (put together the
parts) of a sentence to determine their
function.
RDG, Vocab, Writing & ELA Classwork
EATS
-Write this week’s planned
homework for each class (Specials,
Math, Science, Reading,
English/Language Arts, and Social
Studies) in your Planner/Agenda in
pencil (in case it changes).
-Bring one novel to class daily (either
teacher-assigned or studentselected)
- Bring your DeKalb County Public
Library card to class.
-Bring a dictionary and thesaurus to
class daily
RDG, Vocab, Writing & ELA
Homework due Wednesday
lesson for Thursday test. #1)
Review and summarize Europe
Unit Regional Overview, Physical
Geography, Human Geography,
and Digital Lesson (all tabs
except Project Builder).
Europe in Modern Times
chapter. Review of
SuccessNetPlus resources
(Digital Lessons) and homework
(eText section assessments).
Summarizing Strategy: Write
today’s homework for each class
in your Planner/Agenda
Higher Order Thinking:
Synthesize information from
multiple sources.
SS Classwork EATS
(Geography/Environment,
History, Economics,
Gov’t/Civics)
SS Homework due Wednesday
(Geography/Environment, History,
Economics, Gov’t/Civics)
Tue
ELA/RDG Tutoring-Tuesdays 3:30pm-5pm.
Pick-up in rear parking lot.
ELACC6RL6, RI6, RI3, W2, W6, L3, RL10
Unit Theme/Essential Question(s):
“Courageous Characters” 1. How do
characters grow by overcoming obstacles? 2.
How do I cite specific examples of how
language and vocabulary enhance the
reader’s experience?
Essential Question: How do speakers and
writers use simple vs. compound sentences?
How do compound subjects and compound
predicates confuse identifying simple
sentences?
Activating Strategy:
What is a simple sentence? What is a
compound sentence? What is a simple
subject? What is a compound subject? What
is a simple predicate? What is a compound
predicate? How do compound subjects and
compound predicates confuse identifying
simple sentences?
Teaching Strategy: Review,reteach, and
retest (If time allows) of last week’s ELA test
on persuasive techniques. Homework check
#1 of both parent signature on Friday’s
(1/23) persuasive techniques test and
research assigned to bring in regarding
“simple vs. compound sentences”. Continue
individual/group work reviewing “simple vs.
compound sentences” worksheet [Google
doc posted 1/26].
Summarizing Strategy: Assessment of
today’s learning of and reminder of
Thursday’s cumulative assessment on simple
vs. compound sentences.
PopQuiz/TicketOutDoor re: parts of speech,
story elements, figurative language,
persuasive techniques. Write today’s
homework for each class in your
Planner/Agenda.
ELA/RDG Tutoring-Tuesdays
3:30pm-5pm.
Pick-up in rear parking lot.
SS Tutoring-Tuesdays 3:30pm5pm.
Pick-up in rear parking lot.
1) 2 hours of Monday-Sunday
myOn.com reading for this week.
SS6G8, CG4,E6, E7, H6, H7 RC1,
IPS
Chapter Theme/Essential
Question(s): “Europe in
Modern Times”
Essential Question: How can
patriotism (pride in citizenship)
be positive or negative?
Activating Strategy: What do
you already know about the
Holocaust?
Teaching Strategy:
Review/reteach of last week’s
SS test (verbiage/lyrics of DATE’s
Affirmation, School song, and
Fight Song’s comparison to
culture/U.S. citizenship
customs). Study skills and
review “Europe in Modern
Times” section and primary
source assessments, and digital
lesson for Thursday test. #1)
Review and summarize Europe
Unit Regional Overview, Physical
Geography, Human Geography,
and Digital Lesson (all tabs
except Project Builder).
Europe in Modern Times
chapter. Review of
SuccessNetPlus resources
(Digital Lessons) and homework
(eText section assessments).
Summarizing Strategy: Write
today’s homework for each class
in your Planner/Agenda
Higher Order Thinking:
Synthesize information from
multiple sources.
2) Last week’s research, classwork,
homework, test, and error analysis
(test corrections) regarding the 9
magazine or newspaper examples
of persuasive techniques in
advertising that should be holepunched and in ELA binder for Friday
binder check.
3) Homework due Monday, 1/26,
research of simple vs. compound
sentences should be hole-punched
in binder.
4) Complete page 2 of 3 of Simple vs
Compound worksheet [Google drive]
for Thursday’s assessment.
-Write this week’s planned
homework for each class (Specials,
Math, Science, Reading,
English/Language Arts, and Social
Studies) in your Planner/Agenda in
pencil (in case it changes).
-Bring one novel to class daily (either
teacher-assigned or studentselected)
- Bring your DeKalb County Public
Library card to class.
-Bring a dictionary and thesaurus to
class daily
SS Tutoring-Tuesdays 3:30pm-5pm.
Pick-up in rear parking lot.
1) 2 hours of Monday-Sunday
myOn.com reading for this week.
2) Bring in one quote by the Reverend
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and write
what you think it means.
3) For Thursday’s test on “Europe in
Modern Times”, bring all “Europe in
Modern Times” sections and primary
sources assessments, and digital lesson
notes to class. (in full sentences that
include the question) and place in
binder. [SuccessNetPlus eText and
Practice Tab]
-One novel at all times (either teacherassigned or student-selected)
-DeKalb County Public Library card
-Dictionary and thesaurus in class daily.
Higher Order Thinking: Analyze (break
down) and synthesize (put together the
parts) of a sentence to determine their
function.
Wed
Wed
RDG, Vocab, Writing & ELA Classwork
EATS
ELA/RDG Tutoring-Tuesdays 3:30pm-5pm.
Pick-up in rear parking lot.
Essential Question: How do speakers and
writers use simple vs. compound sentences?
How do compound subjects and compound
predicates confuse identifying simple
sentences?
Activating Strategy:
What is a simple sentence? What is a
compound sentence? What is a simple
subject? What is a compound subject? What
is a simple predicate? What is a compound
predicate? How do compound subjects and
compound predicates confuse identifying
simple sentences?
Teaching Strategy: Review,reteach, and
retest (If time allows) of last week’s ELA test
RDG, Vocab, Writing & ELA
Homework due Thursday
ELA/RDG Tutoring-Tuesdays
3:30pm-5pm.
Pick-up in rear parking lot.
1) 2 hours of Monday-Sunday
myOn.com reading for this week.
2) Last week’s research, classwork,
homework, test, and error analysis
(test corrections) regarding the 9
magazine or newspaper examples
of persuasive techniques in
advertising that should be holepunched and in ELA binder for Friday
binder check.
3) Homework due Monday, 1/26,
research of simple vs. compound
SS Classwork EATS
(Geography/Environment,
History, Economics,
Gov’t/Civics)
SS Tutoring-Tuesdays 3:30pm5pm.
Pick-up in rear parking lot.
Review classnotes, homework,
and SuccessNetPlus website
digital lesson to prepare for
Thursday’s assessment
regarding the “Europe in
Modern Times” chapter.
SS Homework due Thursday
(Geography/Environment, History,
Economics, Gov’t/Civics)
SS Tutoring-Tuesdays 3:30pm-5pm.
Pick-up in rear parking lot.
1) 2 hours of Monday-Sunday
myOn.com reading for this week.
2) Bring in one quote by the Reverend
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and write
what you think it means.
3) For Thursday’s test on on “Europe in
Modern Times”, DATE affirmation, DATE
school song, and DATE fight song,
review and bring all “Europe in Modern
Times” sections and primary sources
assessments, and digital lesson notes to
class (in full sentences that include the
question) and place in binder.
Thu
Thu
on persuasive techniques. Homework check
#1 of both parent signature on Friday’s
(1/23) persuasive techniques test and
research assigned to bring in regarding
“simple vs. compound sentences”. Continue
individual/group work reviewing “simple vs.
compound sentences” worksheet [Google
doc posted 1/26].
Summarizing Strategy: Assessment of
today’s learning of and reminder of
Thursday’s cumulative assessment on simple
vs. compound sentences.
PopQuiz/TicketOutDoor re: parts of speech,
story elements, figurative language,
persuasive techniques. Write today’s
homework for each class in your
Planner/Agenda.
Higher Order Thinking: Analyze (break
down) and synthesize (put together the
parts) of a sentence to determine their
function.
RDG, Vocab, Writing & ELA Classwork
EATS
sentences should be hole-punched
in binder.
ELA/RDG Tutoring-Tuesdays 3:30pm-5pm.
Pick-up in rear parking lot.
ELA/RDG Tutoring-Tuesdays
3:30pm-5pm.
Pick-up in rear parking lot.
ELACC6RL6, RI6, RI3, W2, W6, L3, RL10
Unit Theme/Essential Question(s):
“Courageous Characters” 1. How do
characters grow by overcoming obstacles? 2.
How do I cite specific examples of how
language and vocabulary enhance the
reader’s experience?
Essential Question: How do speakers and
writers use simple vs. compound sentences?
How do compound subjects and compound
predicates confuse identifying simple
sentences?
Activating Strategy:
What is a simple sentence? What is a
compound sentence? What is a simple
[SuccessNetPlus eText and Practice Tab]
-One novel at all times (either teacherassigned or student-selected)
-DeKalb County Public Library card
-Dictionary and thesaurus in class daily.
4) Complete page 3 of 3 of Simple vs
Compound worksheet [Google drive]
for Thursday’s assessment.
-Write this week’s planned
homework for each class (Specials,
Math, Science, Reading,
English/Language Arts, and Social
Studies) in your Planner/Agenda in
pencil (in case it changes).
-Bring one novel to class daily (either
teacher-assigned or studentselected)
- Bring your DeKalb County Public
Library card to class.
-Bring a dictionary and thesaurus to
class daily
RDG, Vocab, Writing & ELA
Homework due Friday
1) 2 hours of Monday-Sunday
myOn.com reading for this week.
2) Bring in online research of
complex sentences and independent
vs. dependent clauses for Friday
preview of next week.
3) Review this week’s research,
classwork, homework, test, and
error analysis (test corrections)
regarding simple vs. compound
sentences should be hole-punched
and in ELA binder for Friday binder
SS Classwork EATS
(Geography/Environment,
History, Economics,
Gov’t/Civics)
SS Tutoring-Tuesdays 3:30pm5pm.
Pick-up in rear parking lot.
SS6G8, CG4,E6, E7, H6, H7 RC1,
IPS
Chapter Theme/Essential
Question(s): “Europe in
Modern Times”
Essential Question: How can
patriotism (pride in citizenship)
be positive or negative?
Activating Strategy: What do
you already know about the
Holocaust?
Teaching Strategy: Preview of
next week “Western Europe: Is
it better to be independent or
SS Homework due Friday
(Geography/Environment, History,
Economics, Gov’t/Civics)
SS Tutoring-Tuesdays 3:30pm-5pm.
Pick-up in rear parking lot.
1) 2 hours of Monday-Sunday
myOn.com reading for this week.
2) Complete (in full sentences that
include the question) “Western Europe”
chapter’s section assessments, case
study assessment, and primary source
assessment for Monday binder check.
(Digital Lessons Notes, sec1-Chapter
Atlas, Case Study: Energy for the
Future, sec2-Northwestern Europe
Today, sec3-West Central Europe
Today, Primary Source:A Sense of
Identity, sec4-Southern Europe Today,
Chapter Assessment).
subject? What is a compound subject? What
is a simple predicate? What is a compound
predicate? How do compound subjects and
compound predicates confuse identifying
simple sentences?
Teaching Strategy: Assessment on “simple
vs. compound sentences”. [Google doc
posted 1/26].
Summarizing Strategy:
PopQuiz/TicketOutDoor re: parts of speech,
story elements, figurative language,
persuasive techniques. Write today’s
homework for each class in your
Planner/Agenda.
Higher Order Thinking: Analyze (break
down) and synthesize (put together the
parts) of a sentence to determine their
function.
Fri
RDG, Vocab, Writing & ELA Classwork
EATS
check.
4) Homework due Monday, 2/2,
research regarding complex
sentences and independent vs.
dependent clauses should be holepunched in binder.
-Write this week’s planned
homework for each class (Specials,
Math, Science, Reading,
English/Language Arts, and Social
Studies) in your Planner/Agenda in
pencil (in case it changes).
-Bring one novel to class daily (either
teacher-assigned or studentselected)
- Bring your DeKalb County Public
Library card to class.
-Bring a dictionary and thesaurus to
class daily
RDG, Vocab, Writing & ELA
Homework due Monday
interdependent?” . Review of
verbiage/lyrics of DATE’s
Affirmation, School song, and
Fight Song’s comparison to
culture/U.S. citizenship customs.
Assessment on study skills and
“Europe in Modern Times”
sections , primary sources
assessments, and digital lesson
for Thursday test, including
Europe Unit Regional Overview,
Physical Geography, Human
Geography, and Digital Lesson
(all tabs except Project Builder).
Europe in Modern Times
chapter. Review of
SuccessNetPlus resources
(Digital Lessons) and homework
(eText section assessments).
Summarizing Strategy: Write
today’s homework for each class
in your Planner/Agenda
Higher Order Thinking:
Synthesize information from
multiple sources.
SS Classwork EATS
(Geography/Environment,
History, Economics,
Gov’t/Civics)
3) Parent signature on today’s test
regarding “Europe in Modern Times”
chapter.
4) Place Social Studies GPS for Europe,
hole-punched, in binder. Organize
binder for Friday’s Binder-Portfolio
Check. SS Binder must include all
classwork, homework, tests/quizzes,
error analysis for each test/quiz/retest
(after reteach and retest), and SS GPS.
[Posted on SS Google drive]
4) For Thursday’s (2/6/2015)
assessment on “Western Europe” bring
all “Western Europe” sections 1-4, Case
Study, Primary Source assessments, and
digital lesson notes to class (in full
sentences that include the question)
and place in binder. [SuccessNetPlus
eText and Practice Tab]
-One novel at all times (either teacherassigned or student-selected)
-DeKalb County Public Library card
-Dictionary and thesaurus in class daily.
SS Homework due Monday
(Geography/Environment, History,
Economics, Gov’t/Civics)
Fri
ELA/RDG Tutoring-Tuesdays 3:30pm-5pm.
Pick-up in rear parking lot.
ELACC6RL6, RI6, RI3, W2, W6, L3, RL10
Unit Theme/Essential Question(s):
“Courageous Characters” 1. How do
characters grow by overcoming obstacles? 2.
How do I cite specific examples of how
language and vocabulary enhance the
reader’s experience?
Essential Question: How do speakers and
writers use simple vs. compound sentences?
How do compound subjects and compound
predicates confuse identifying simple
sentences?
Activating Strategy:
What is a simple sentence? What is a
compound sentence? What is a simple
subject? What is a compound subject? What
is a simple predicate? What is a compound
predicate? How do compound subjects and
compound predicates confuse identifying
simple sentences?
Teaching Strategy: Preview of next week’s
ELA focus on complex sentences and
independent vs. dependent clauses.
Summarizing Strategy:
PopQuiz/TicketOutDoor re: parts of speech,
story elements, figurative language,
persuasive techniques. Write today’s
homework for each class in your
Planner/Agenda.
Higher Order Thinking: Analyze (break
down) and synthesize (put together the
parts) of a sentence to determine their
function.
ELA/RDG Tutoring-Tuesdays
3:30pm-5pm.
Pick-up in rear parking lot.
SS Tutoring-Tuesdays 3:30pm5pm.
Pick-up in rear parking lot.
1) 2 hours of Monday-Sunday
myOn.com reading for this week.
SS6G8, CG4,E6, E7, H6, H7 RC1,
IPS
Chapter Theme/Essential
Question(s): “Europe in
Modern Times”
Essential Question: How can
patriotism (pride in citizenship)
be positive or negative?
Activating Strategy: What do
you already know about the
Holocaust?
Teaching Strategy: Preview of
next week “Western Europe: Is
it better to be independent or
interdependent?”
Summarizing Strategy: Write
today’s homework for each class
in your Planner/Agenda
Higher Order Thinking:
Synthesize information from
multiple sources.
2) Parent signature onThursday’s
test regarding simple vs.
compound sentences.
3) Bring in online research of
complex sentences and independent
vs. dependent clauses due for
today’s preview of next week, holepunched and in ELA binder.
4) This week’s research, classwork,
homework, test, and error analysis
(test corrections) regarding simple
vs. compound sentences should be
hole-punched and in ELA binder for
Friday binder check.
-Write this week’s planned
homework for each class (Specials,
Math, Science, Reading,
English/Language Arts, and Social
Studies) in your Planner/Agenda in
pencil (in case it changes).
-Bring one novel to class daily (either
teacher-assigned or studentselected)
- Bring your DeKalb County Public
Library card to class.
-Bring a dictionary and thesaurus to
class daily
SS Tutoring-Tuesdays 3:30pm-5pm.
Pick-up in rear parking lot.
1) 2 hours of Monday-Sunday
myOn.com reading for this week.
2) Complete (in full sentences that
include the question) “Western Europe”
chapter’s section assessments, case
study assessment, and primary source
assessment hole-punched and SS
binder (Digital Lessons Notes, sec1Chapter Atlas, Case Study: Energy for
the Future, sec2-Northwestern Europe
Today, sec3-West Central Europe
Today, Primary Source:A Sense of
Identity, sec4-Southern Europe Today,
Chapter Assessment).
3) Parent signature on yesterday’s test
regarding “Europe in Modern Times”.
4) Place Social Studies GPS for Europe,
hole-punched, in binder. Organize
binder for Friday’s Binder-Portfolio
Check. SS Binder must include all
classwork, homework, tests/quizzes,
error analysis for each test/quiz/retest
(after reteach and retest), and SS GPS.
[Posted on SS Google drive]
5) ) For Thursday’s (2/6/2015)
assessment on “Western Europe” bring
all “Western Europe” sections 1-4, Case
Study, Primary Source assessments, and
digital lesson notes to class (in full
sentences that include the question)
and place in binder. [SuccessNetPlus
eText and Practice Tab]
-One novel at all times (either teacherassigned or student-selected)
-DeKalb County Public Library card
-Dictionary and thesaurus in class daily.
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Weekending: Friday, 2015-01-30 Davis