See you Monday January 4th, 2016! :)
IMPORTANT DATES THIS WEEK:
Monday December 14- Data Management Unit Test (mean, median, mode, bar graphs, histograms, stem-and-leaf, scatter plot, trends/correlations)
Tuesday December 15- Geography Inquiry Project Due, please include your entire research booklet and final copy (2 pages). We will share our work with the class during presentations. Please review rubrics posted under this week's agenda on the blog.
Wednesday December 16- Period 1- Character Assembly (Trustworthy)
Period 5 & 6- Dancing with the Grade 8s: Dance Smash Presentations
Thursday December 17- Winter Concert Period 3 & 4
Friday December 18- Winter Craft with our Early Years Reading Buddies, Our Classroom Secret Santa community celebration. Last day of classes before Winter Break.
Weekly Goal: COLLABORATION (continued from last week, remember to keep track of your goal using the How Is It 'Goaling' Tracking Sheet. DUE FRIDAY DECEMBER 14)
Math: we will be completing our Data Management Unit this week.
Monday December 14th, Data Management Unit Test- Mode, Mean, Median, Bar Graphs, Histograms, Stem-and-Leaf Plots, Scatterplots, Analyze Data and Trends/Correlations.
Literacy: we will be focusing on our oral communication skills this week . Listening to Understand, Speaking to Communicate and Reflecting on Oral Communication Skills and Strategies during our Literacy discussions and while presenting our Geography Inquiry Projects. We will use KidBlog to post our R.A.L.L.Y about our 2015 year.
Secret Santa (classroom community celebration Friday December 18th)
1. Write your good copy of your poem for the person you selected for Secret Santa. Remember to not include your name on the poem.
2. Write your letter to the person you selected for Secret Santa.
You are important because_________________________.
You are my friend because________________________.
Thank you for __________________________.
GUESS WHO I AM
I have _____________ and __________________.
I like ________________________.
I am ___________________________ (one characteristic about yourself).
We will tell the person on the day we have the Secret Santa community celebration, Friday, December 18.
Science: we are finishing our Water Systems Unit, focusing on Water Quality and Water Waste Reduction. Water Quality Mind Maps due at the end of our next Science class.
PLEASE COMPLETE YOUR WATER QUALITY MIND MAPS FOR FRIDAY DECEMBER 18. REMEMBER TO INCLUDE LOTS OF DETAILS FROM THE CHAPTER.
Physical Education: Day 1 & 3 we will continue our Basketball Unit; practicing our dribbling, passing, shooting, pivoting skills and team collaboration skills.
Drama & Dance: we will continue collaborating with our dance groups researching and investigating the styles of dance used in your (2-4 minute) dance routine. Remember to refer to your Dance Smash Success Criteria.
Dance Smash Presentations WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 16th PERIOD 6
GROUPS MUST HAND IN THIER DANCE SMASH CRITERIA BEFORE PRESENTING. EACH PERSON MUST COMPLETE THEIR OWN REFLECTION. PLEASE HAVE MUSIC READY TUESDAY FOR OUR PRACTICE REHEARSAL.
Geography: we will be presenting our Global Settlement Inquiry Projects TUESDAY DECEMBER 15th.
PLEASE SUBMIT ALL OF YOUR RESEARCH, ROUGH WORK, 5 STEPS OF THE INQUIRY PROCESS AND FINAL COPY AFTER YOU PRESENT YOUR RESEARCH TO THE CLASS.
You will receive a copy of each rubric on Monday and we will go through it together in class. Please attach both rubrics to your Global Settlement Inquiry Project before submitting.