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Infinity Team 6


Team Infinity Staff Members - Grade 6
Name Subject
Deb Steffeck English
Angela Myerchin Team Leader Reading Reading Textbook Link
Pat Gilliss Social Studies TEXTBOOK
Marlena Zaun Math
TEXTBOOK BPS username, password= bigideas
Brian Price Science
Mr. Nohner Technology
Mr. Wright Digital Literacy: Student Moodle
Mr. Salzer Band
Infinity Newsletter October 2016 Newsletter
Team Infinity teachers meet M,W,F from 12:20-1:00pm. Please call during that time if you have any questions or concerns.



Team Infinity Weekly Assignments: week of December 12-16
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Mrs. Steffeck - English A DAY
- Review Interview Questions
- Cornell Notes
- Pronoun Assessment
B DAY
- Review Interview Questions
- Cornell Notes
- Pronoun Assessment
A DAY
- Discovery Den Research
- Noodletools
B DAY
- Discovery Den Research
- Noodletools
A DAY
- Discovery Den Research
- Noodletools
Mrs. Myerchin - Reading *A Day
*Review Theme/Plot Line/Literary Terms
*Theme - Add to Reader's NB, watch short Pixar Films to teach theme, and practice with #TOPIC to learn more about theme (RL6.2)
*Take home Reader's NB p. 9-11 to study for assessment on Wednesday

Reading Textbook Link


*B Day
*Review Theme/Plot Line/Literary Terms
*Theme - Add to Reader's NB, watch short Pixar Films to teach theme, and practice with #TOPIC to learn more about theme (RL6.2)
*Take home Reader's NB p. 9-11 to study for assessment on Thursday
*A Day
*Book Talk
*Assessment over What Makes a Good Story? (Plot & Theme- RL6.2 and RL6.3)
*Read Gombei and the Wild Ducks p. 321-323 - Figure out Plot Line and Theme



*B Day
*Book Talk
*Assessment over What Makes a Good Story? (Plot & Theme- RL6.2 and RL6.3)
*Read Gombei and the Wild Ducks p. 321-323 - Figure out Plot Line and Theme
*A Day
*Feedback and Self-Monitoring - Plot and Theme
*Intro to Point of View (RL6.6) - Practice/Reader's NB/Level UP
Mrs. Gilliss - Social Studies 6.29 Ancient Greece
* Greece Map Skills sheet
* Read 25.3-25.5
* Complete reading notes for each section
* Exit slip


SS Textbook Link

SS Map Games
6.29 Ancient Greece
* Greece Map Skills sheet
* Read 25.3-25.5
* Complete reading notes for each section
* Exit slip


6.29 Ancient Greece
* Chpt 25 Reading Challenge
* Review with partners
* 6.1.3 Greece Assessment
* Newsela
6.29 Ancient Greece
* Chpt 25 Reading Challenge
* Review with partners
* 6.1.3 Greece Assessment
* Newsela



6.29 Ancient Greece

Mrs. Zaun - Math 3.4 - Dividing with Decimals - day 1

HOMEWORK
*3.4 Video Notes
*3.4 - page 130, #1, 3-5 all, 15-25 odd, 28, 29
3.4 - Dividing with Decimals - day 1

HOMEWORK
*3.4 Video Notes
*3.4 - page 130, #1, 3-5 all, 15-25 odd, 28, 29
In class:
*Finish Decimals Foldable
*3 examples in class (no video notes)

HOMEWORK
3.5, pages 136-137
#1-7 odd, 13-29 odd, 41
*ask for grid paper if you want it!
In class:
*Finish Decimals Foldable
*3 examples in class (no video notes)

HOMEWORK
3.5, pages 136-137
#1-7 odd, 13-29 odd, 41
*ask for grid paper if you want it!
REVIEW FOR CHECKPOINT 6.NS.3
*Kahoot x 2
*WAR card game

HOMEWORK
*Study for Ch 3 Checkpoint - 6.NS.3
(Decimal Operations)
Mrs. Zaun - Accelerated Math REVIEW FOR CHECKPOINT 6.NS.3
*Kahoot x 2
*WAR card game

HOMEWORK
*Study for Ch 3 Checkpoint - 6.NS.3
(Decimal Operations)
REVIEW FOR CHECKPOINT 6.NS.3
*Kahoot x 2
*WAR card game

HOMEWORK
*Study for Ch 3 Checkpoint - 6.NS.3
(Decimal Operations)
6.NS.3 CHECKPOINT - Decimal Operations

HOMEWORK
Additional Topics 1 and 2 Video Notes
(they are at the bottom of the screen, after Chapter 9)
6.NS.3 CHECKPOINT - Decimal Operations

HOMEWORK
Additional Topics 1 and 2 Video Notes
(they are at the bottom of the screen, after Chapter 9)
HOMEWORK
*Additional Topics 1 and 2 wksts

*AT 3 and 4 video notes
Mr. Price - Science Monday (A)
Review simple machines & Mechanical Advantage

Exploration phase: Moving blocks challenge
Use least amount of force

Moving Rocks PBL
Tuesday (B)
Review simple machines & Mechanical Advantage

Exploration phase: Moving blocks challenge
Use least amount of force

Moving Rocks PBL
Wednesday (A)

Conceptual models: Moving Rocks
Building day

Moving Rocks PBL
Thursday (B)
Review simple machines & Mechanical Advantage
Exploration phase: Moving blocks challenge
Use least amount of force

Conceptual models: Day 1
Building day
Friday (A)

Final building: Testing day
Challenge-use the least force to move the block 1 meter across carpet, then up on a stool)
Mr. Nohner complete technical drawings 1-7
Turn in
future transportation project
Maglev vehicle introduction
Power point and video clips
Start to design maglev vehicle
Finish maglev vehicle design
Cut out patterns
begin building maglev vehicle
Using foam cutter and hand tools
work on maglev vehicle
Mr. Nohner: Exploring Technology aeronautics project
Airplane design and pattern making
Work on aeronautics project
Wing design
Start assembly and wiring
finish aeronautics project aeronautics project
Flying practice
aeronautics project
Flight test
Mr. Wright: Digital Literacy I saw it on the internet, so it MUST be true! The activity is continued from last week. See Google Classroom for your activity form.

LTS-MS.IAI.06 Evaluate information found within selected resources on the basis of accuracy, currency, reasonableness, appropriateness, credibility, and detail.

I can evaluate and select reliable Internet sources.

Login to Student Moodle for more detailed information...
I saw it on the internet, so it MUST be true! The activity is continued from last week. See Google Classroom for your activity form.

LTS-MS.IAI.06 Evaluate information found within selected resources on the basis of accuracy, currency, reasonableness, appropriateness, credibility, and detail.

I can evaluate and select reliable Internet sources.

Login to Student Moodle for more detailed information...
Share/Present Digital Footprint Poster...

LTS-MS.RU.11.dc - Apply safe practices for sharing personal information and explain the implications of unsafe practices.

I can describe how information posted online positively and negatively impacts a person's digital footprint.

Login to Student Moodle for more detailed information...
Share/Present Digital Footprint Poster...

LTS-MS.RU.11.dc - Apply safe practices for sharing personal information and explain the implications of unsafe practices.

I can describe how information posted online positively and negatively impacts a person's digital footprint.

Login to Student Moodle for more detailed information...
Wrap up Digital Footprint & Website Evaluation Discussion/Activities then prepare for Assessments next week.

LTS-MS.RU.11.dc
I can describe how information posted online positively and negatively impacts a person's digital footprint.

LTS-MS.IAI.06
I can evaluate and select reliable Internet sources.

Login to Student Moodle for more detailed information...
Mr. Miller Math Adding and subtracting fractions review.   Section 2.7 Writing Decimals as fractions. Homework 2.7 Practice A, 2.7 Puzzle worksheet   Section 2.8 Writing fractions as decimals. Homework page 94 questions 11-29, 33,34
Mrs. Schumacher - Reading Strategies RS (Reading Strategies)

Continue: Edgenuity Placement Exam until it's completed

Review of commas, types of sentences
L.6.1 Pronouns
Assignment: Grammar & Writing Book
Project due Dec. 5

RS (Reading Strategies)

Continue: Edgenuity Placement Exam until it's completed
RS (Reading Strategies)

Continue: Edgenuity Placement Exam until it's completed
W.6.10 - Write routinely
L.6.3 - Transitions
L.6.1 - Pronouns
Draft Day
Project due Dec. 5

RS (Reading Strategies)

Continue: Edgenuity Placement Exam until it's completed
RS (Reading Strategies)

Continue: Edgenuity Placement Exam until it's completed
Ms. Palczewski - Social Studies   Review Ancient Technology
Interactive Pyramid Builder
  Ancient Technology Poster Project: Research, Decide, Begin Work (Due Dec 11)

Chapter 9 Vocab
 
HOMEBASE/ Announcements *Horizon Vocabulary * Team Presentation - AVID * Wellness Wednesday * Newzbrain * TEAM Building - Circle Project - Mindful Moments - Talking Piece
Team Infinity teachers meet M,W,F at 1:05-1:45. You can reach us by calling 701-323-4550.


Team Infinity Weekly Assignments: week of December 5-9
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Mrs. Steffeck - English B Day:
- Introduction to Narrative
- Pronouns
A Day:
- Pronouns
- Discuss RAFT - Narrative
- Discuss How To Conduct an Effective Interview
B Day:
- Pronouns
- Discuss RAFT - Narrative
- Discuss How To Conduct an Effective Interview
A Day
- Socratic Seminar- Force and Motion
- Narrative Writing Assessment
B Day
- Socratic Seminar- Force and Motion
- Narrative Writing Assessment
Mrs. Myerchin - Reading *B Day
*Continue with "What Makes a Good Story" text analysis
*Class Plot line practice
*Introduce THEME:)


Reading Textbook Link
*A Day
*Review Plot
*Continue Intro to Theme: Topic vs. Theme
*Practice Plot/Theme using a picture book and the story "Gombei and the Wild Ducks" p. 321-323

*B Day
*Review Plot
*Continue Intro to Theme: Topic vs. Theme
*Practice Plot/Theme using a picture book and the story "Gombei and the Wild Ducks" p. 321-323
*HAPPY THANKSGIVING No School - Be Thankful for all you have in your life:)
Mrs. Gilliss - Social Studies 6.2.5 Egypt
6.3.3 Advances in Technology
*Short Review
* Egypt Summative Assessment
* Then/Now Poster assignment


SS Textbook Link
SS Map Games
6.3.3 Advances in Technology
*Return Egypt Tests (chart & file)
* Finish Then/Now Posters
* Junior Scholastic


6.3.3 Advances in Technology
* Return Egypt Tests (chart & file)
* Finish Then/Now Posters
* Junior Scholastic
6.2.9 Ancient Greece
* Floor Map Activity
* Read Unit 5 Setting the Stage (268-269)
* First page of packet
* Read 25.1-25.2 (271-272)
6.2.9 Ancient Greece
* Floor Map Activity
* Read Unit 5 Setting the Stage (268-269)
* First page of packet
* Read 25.1-25.2 (271-272)
Mrs. Zaun - Math Multiplication Algorithm review
Watch these 2 videos if you need a REVIEW:
Multiply video 1
Multiply video 2

Then do these for practice:
*Practice #1
*Practice #2

HOMEWORK
3.2 video notes

3.2 pages 116-117
#17-33 odd, 36, 41, 43

3.3 video notes
Multiplication Algorithm review
Watch these 2 videos if you need a REVIEW:
Multiply video 1
Multiply video 2

Then do these for practice:
*Practice #1
*Practice #2

HOMEWORK
3.2 video notes

3.2 pages 116-117
#17-33 odd, 36, 41, 43

3.3 video notes
Force & Motion PBL

Incline Planes & Pulleys
Data Collection wkst
Force & Motion PBL

Incline Planes & Pulleys
Data Collection wkst
No School

Veterans Day
Mrs. Zaun - Accelerated Math Multiplication Algorithm review
Watch these 2 videos if you need a REVIEW:
Multiply video 1
Multiply video 2

Then do these for practice:
*Practice #1
*Practice #2

HOMEWORK
3.2 video notes

3.2 - pages 116-117
# Do 12 problems, at least 8 of them need to be #20 or higher


3.3 video notes
Multiplication Algorithm review
Watch these 2 videos if you need a REVIEW:
Multiply video 1
Multiply video 2

Then do these for practice:
*Practice #1
*Practice #2

HOMEWORK
3.2 video notes

3.2 - pages 116-117
# Do 12 problems, at least 8 of them need to be #20 or higher

3.3 video notes
Force & Motion PBL

Incline Planes & Pulleys
Data Collection wkst
Force & Motion PBL

Incline Planes & Pulleys
Data Collection wkst
No School

Veterans Day
Mr. Price - Science Monday (B)

Review simple machines & Mechanical Advantage
Exploration phase: Moving blocks challenge
Use least amount of force

Moving Rocks PBL
Tuesday (A)

Force & Motion Awards
Black Box: Humdinger Introduction
Wednesday (B)


Thursday (A)
Friday (B)

Mr. Wright - Digital Literacy Introduction to Digital Footprints. Login to for specific assignment details containing PDF attachments, video attachments, and links to completing the task/assignment or expectation.

Student Moodle
Introduction to Digital Footprints. Login to for specific assignment details containing PDF attachments, video attachments, and links to completing the task/assignment or expectation.

Student Moodle
Clemmons Presentation

PBL
Student Work day
Students Complete PBL Work Expectations Digital Footprint Pre-Assessment - the link for the assessment can be found in Student Moodle. Begin Digital Footprint online poster - login to Google Classroom for poster expectations and copy of online poster.

Student Moodle
Google Classroom
Mr. Nohner drawing and measurement
template drawing
drawing and measurement unit
multi view drawing
drawing and measurement unit
isometric drawing
   
Mr. Nohner: Exploring Technology session 7
complete module rotation 4
turn in assessment pages
all projects due today
move to room T 8
flight challenge project
research aircraft designs
flight challenge project

design side and top view pattern
   
Mr. Miller Math Section 2.5 Dividing Fractions
Homework page 75 questions 7-28, 31, 32, 49
  Lesson 2.6 Dividing mixed numbers
Homework page 82 questions 5-24, 33, 34
  Fraction Review for checkpoint next class period!
Mrs. Schumacher - Reading Strategies   Notebook; paragraph due Monday, Oct 3.; Project intro   Notebook; research  
Ms.Palczewski- Social Studies   Fish Bowl Discussion
Technology Video
  Finish Video
Intro to Egypt Map
 
HOMEBASE/ Announcements *Speaker in Cafetorium *Door Decorating *Door Decorating *Door Decorating * Horizon Vocabulary
Team Infinity teachers meet M,W,F at 1:05-1:45. You can reach us by calling 701-323-4550.


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