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What is the perimeter of your yard? Draw a diagram with measurements.
If fencing costs $15 per meter, how much would it cost to build a fence around your yard?
Communism Unit Outline
Notes: Unit Package communism unit package 2015
Video: Russia Revolution Timeline with Jon Reese https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VldXUyCaeQ
Video: Witness to history, Russian Revolution https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5ZG2r7dfHg
Power Point Notes: maps photos and background of Czars and 1905 revolution, 1917 revolution. Notes on Lenin and the Russian Revolution Russian Revolution notes
Hand out readings in package on Lenin 1902, October Manifesto, and more, you need something that calls into question Lenin as Saint and what a revolution takes to complete)
Seminar: based on Lenin primary documents
Posters used as method of discussion and note taking. NEP, problems of the Civil War, death of Lenin Communist Posters
Video:Life Under Stalin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKBoDfsvitE
Readings from Unit Package hand out Life Man of the Year article, clippings of actual documents with interpretation up until peristroika
Seminar: Sinner or Saint Stalin: Discussion
Autocratic, Serf, Tsar, Russo Japanese War, October Manifesto, Lenin, Stalin, Marx,
Trotsky, Duma, World War One, Treaty of Brest Litvosk, Bolsheviks, Mensheviks, N.E.P., […]
What happens to the light bulb when you add another battery in a series circuit?
What is one benefit of this?
What might be a problem?
See what happens if you volunteer to do a chore you usually don’t do (or that you complain when you do it). Don’t say you have to do it for school, just do it. Record the response you get (if any).
Here is an outline for our test on Friday. Details will be discussed in class.
2016 unit outline
The benefits of audiobooks for all students. Audiobooks can be used to:
Introduce students to books above their reading level
Model good interpretive reading
Teach critical listening
Highlight the humor in books
Introduce new genres that students might not otherwise consider
Introduce new vocabulary or difficult proper names or locales
Sidestep unfamiliar dialects or accents, Old English, and old-fashioned literary styles
Provide a read-aloud model
Provide a bridge to important topics of discussion for parents and children who can listen together while commuting to sporting events, music lessons, or on vacations
Recapture “the essence and the delights of hearing stories beautifully told by extraordinarily talented storytellers” (Baskin & Harris, 1995, p. 376)
Listen to the following links of great audiobook examples:
Robert Munsch – Mortimer
Robert Munsch – Love you Forever
Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone
Audio book rubric
Audio Book Plan
Oral Reading Intro Powerpoint
How should students record their audiobook?
Here are some links/apps for you to consider:
Students can send me their […]
SCI20A – Thursday, May 5
SCI 20B – Wednesday, May4
Students have been reviewing the novel, Pauvre Anne and will have a test over the next week or so on Chapters 1 -3. They can review their question sheets and their notes on the vocabulary and sentences. Most of the information will come from the 8 -10 sentences per chapter that we have focused on.
Students will be asked to summarize the story and to answer questions based on the sentences and vocabulary.
A review for the vocabulary is here:
Quizlet chapter 1-3
Students will have a novel test on “Le Voyage de Sa Vie” (Chapter 1- 4) on May 10th.
Students should know the vocabulary and the story line. They will answer questions and write a summary of the story in French. Reviewing their question sheets, their quizlet review, rereading and practicing writing the summary will all help with the task. The Quizlet review focuses mostly on vocabulary and only up to chapter 3.
Quizlet chapter 1-3
Science 9 students are well into the unit on Reproduction.
We have just finished microscope review and written up two labs. One was about the size of field, and the other was relating to the actual size of mold and yeast.
Our next task is to understand Meiosis, and then move on to the human reproduction system from first gametes to birth and development. Quizzes to verify understanding will be ongoing. At least one larger test (late May) is planned. There will also be an information class relating to sexually transmitted infections and birth control. Final exam preparation and review of all previous material should be a regular part of weekly review at home.
Life Map Rubric
Your Life Map, whether drawn or digitally created is due: Tuesday, May 3rd.
Please include the following:
Highlights (trips, life events etc)
2 – 3- Goals for the future
Students are digging deep, finding something to share in their own version of a TED-style talk. Presentations will begin May 11th.
Albgera Test: Three Sections
8 “Solve for x” questions
3 Word Problems (Elk/Deer, Van/Car, Amount Worth)
5 Graphing Questions (3 Table of Values, 2 Graphs – Provide equation for both)
G-6 Test Prep:
List 5 colors in German without looking at the chart.
List 2 pieces of jewelry in German
List 2 underclothing in German
List 2 “over” clothing in German
Ich darf zum Bekleidungsgeschäft gehen.
Ich muss zum Bekleidungsgeschäft gehen.
Ich will zum Bekleidungsgeschäft gehen.
Ich kann zum Bekleidungsgeschäft gehen.
Ich sollte zum Bekleidungsgeschäft gehen.
What is a lange Jacke in German?
What is another word for Geschäft in German?
What is another word for Moment in German?
What is the opposite of hell in German?
What does B.H. stand for in German?
What is another word for modisch in German?
What is another phrase for das passt mir gut in German?
Answer in German with complete sentences:
Welche Schuhgröße trägst du?
Sind deine Socken billig?
Wann musst du in the Schule gehen?
Wo kann man gutes Schmuck kaufen?
Was darf man nicht in die Schule tragen?
Solltest du eifersüchtig auf dem Deutschlehrer werden?
Read the following story and answer the questions:
Helmut geht einkaufen. Helmut geht aber […]
G-6 Oral project
This presentation will be worth 10% of the G-6 Test. Students will present an oral project on shopping.
The presentation must include the following items:
1) one or more women’s clothing items
2) one or more men’s clothing items
3) one or more colors
4) one or more articles of jewelry
5) a discussion of price (at least two sentences)
6) a discussion of appearance (cool, schick, altmodisch, usw.) (at least two sentences)
7) a discussion of size (at least two sentences)
Students may work alone or in groups. If working in groups, each student must include all of the seven
items without parroting. You may bring in props, if you wish. You may draw out your steps on the back of
this paper (or any paper), but may not write out any words. Students who practice their presentation at
home will fare much better than those who try to “wing it” in class! Students may make a video […]
BIOLOGY 30S TERM ASSIGNMENT
Unit 2 – Review
Visit “Major Essay” page for more details