York 6 Homework & News

QUICK LINK TO MAKE STUDENT SERVICES APPOINTMENTS:
https://kingstudentservices.weebly.com/make-an-appointment.html

York 6 Teachers:
Math – Ms Maloney-Hawkins              Science – Ms Roland
Language Arts – Ms Ross                      Social Studies – Ms Steele
French – Ms Zack                                     Reading – Ms Simmons
Music – Ms Kazukiewicz                       Spanish – Ms Bean
Health & Physical Education – Mr Perry & Ms Janelle
Literacy & Language and Academic English: Mr Moldaver

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Helpful Links and Important Info:
Science portaportal:  https://guest.portaportal.com/rolanj
Soc Studies portaportal:  https://guest.portaportal.com/steelwss
LA portaportal:  https://guest.portaportal.com/msmelissaross
Ms. Roland’s SCIENCE PAGE:
https://sites.google.com/portlandschools.org/ms-rolands-science-class/home

* ALEKS (Math) directions and due dates for the year: 
Complete 120 minutes & 8 topics, OR complete 12 topics, every 2 weeks using these due dates: 
April 27, May 11, May 25, June 8

For SS Newsela assignments: HamburgerParagraphs!
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Expedition resources START HERE: 

“LINUS LOON” is here: Linus Loon Text
Coastal Habitats Glossary is here: CoastalHabitatsglossary
Discovering Water booklet is here:
discovering_water_2nd_edition_online_highres

Research Articles for SS & LA — 
Highlighting instructions: YELLOW for “What?” What’s going on/being explained? 
PINK  for “So what?” Why is this a problem? 

BLUE for “Now What?” Solutions
Articles: 

whatzzzzzup_stream  &  streams_city_article
 & NOWWhat stoppointless_article
Clean Water Act: Clean Water Act of 1977

SCI articles: Impervious Surfaces article: Indicator_ImperviousSurfaces
Climate Change article: Indicator_ClimateChange

SCI VIDEOS: Reduce Runoff: Slow It Down, Spread It Out, Soak It In   &
Faces of “Soak up the Rain”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DybVanTc5sc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=huO_NRn34GI

DAILY HOMEWORK STARTS HERE:  

Return your PERMISSION SLIP for fieldwork on THURSDAY. Dress for possible rain!

Monday, Tuesday 4/23 & 4/34 – days 6 & 1
LA: QUILL: Commonly Confused Words, due May 4
SCI: See links to runoff articles & videos from class, above. Use them for the BLUE runoff paper, so you can take detailed notes.
MA: ALEKS due Friday, 4/27.  Fractions packet due Friday, 4/27.

SS:  Due Thursday, 4/26: What is Really Scarce in a Water Drought? Read,  Highlight, Quiz and WRITE – a) What is the problem being written about? b) What are possible solutions? c) What are YOUR thoughts about the solutions? d) Why do you think conserving water is important?
water-scarce

Monday – Thursday  4/9 — 4/12 – days 2, 3, 4, & 5
MA: ALEKS due Friday, 4/27.  Fractions packet due Friday, 4/27.
LA: Linus Loon vocab quiz #3 is on this Wednesday/Thursday.
SS:  Due Tuesday, 4/24: What is Really Scarce in a Water Drought? Read,  Highlight, Quiz and WRITE – a) What is the problem being written about? b) What are possible solutions? c) What are YOUR thoughts about the solutions? d) Why do you think conserving water is important?
water-scarce

Monday-Friday,  4/2 -4/6  MEA TESTING is Wednesday – Friday
SS: You have one more class period this week to work on essay. Don’t forget to complete the Revising Next Step rubric.
MA: ALEKS due Friday, 4/6.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 3/27 -3/30
SCI: QUIZ on water cycle & watershed – Quizlet, on Thursday/Friday.
https://quizlet.com/37068125/water-cycle-flash-cards/
LA: Quiz 2 on Linus is Friday or next Monday. ALL questions due FRIDAY.
SS:  Essay due Friday or Monday.
MA: ALEKS due Friday, 4/6.

Monday, 3/26 – day 4
LA: Linus Loon Questions 7-10 are due.
MA: ALEKS due Friday, 4/6.

Wednesday/Thursday, 3/21 & 3/22 – days 1 & 2
SS:  Make sure your PLAN is complete!
LA: Linus Loon Questions 7-10 due March 23 & 26.
MA: ALEKS due Friday, 3/23.

Tuesday, 3/20 – day 6
LA: Linus Loon Questions 7-10 due March 23 & 26.
SCI: Due TODAY: coastal ecosystems worksheet. 
MA: Today’s worksheet, Modeling Division #2, is due tomorrow.  ALEKS due Friday, 3/23.

Monday, 3/19 – day 5
LA: Linus Loon vocab – QUIZ #1, TODAY or tomorrow.
https://quizlet.com/273202742/linus-loon-vocabulary-1-flash-cards/
* Questions 7-10 due March 23 & 26.
(Questions 1-6  WERE DUE last week.)
SCI: Due TODAY (Seq 1 only) or Tuesday: coastal ecosystems worksheet. 

HW instructions
SS: Newsela article: Asia: Human geographyDue TOMORROW.
Highlight, do quiz, and write the paragraph assignment.
When reading the article, make sure to highlight evidence you can use in your WRITE prompt paragraph. WRITE prompt:
Write a paragraph explaining the culture of Asia. Use GLACIERS to help you identify certain aspects of the culture. Make sure to begin with a topic sentence, end with a concluding sentence and use transitions to make a well written paragraph. Make sure if you copy directly from the article you use quotes and explain how the quote proves your thinking.
Here is a copy to read: AsiaHuman
MA: ALEKS due Friday, 3/23.

Thursday, Friday 3/15 & 16 – days 3 & 4- See Monday’s post, too!
SCI: Due Monday (Seq 1 only) or Tuesday: coastal ecosystems worksheet. 
HW instructions

Monday, 3/12 – day 6
LA: Linus Loon vocab – QUIZ #1, Tuesday/Wednesday:
https://quizlet.com/273202742/linus-loon-vocabulary-1-flash-cards/
* Questions 1-6 due this Thursday/Friday.
* Questions 7-10 due March 23 & 26.
SS: Newsela article: Asia: Human geography.  Due March 20.
Highlight, do quiz, and write the paragraph assignment.
When reading the article, make sure to highlight evidence you can use in your WRITE prompt paragraph. WRITE prompt:
Write a paragraph explaining the culture of Asia. Use GLACIERS to help you identify certain aspects of the culture. Make sure to begin with a topic sentence, end with a concluding sentence and use transitions to make a well written paragraph. Make sure if you copy directly from the article you use quotes and explain how the quote proves your thinking.

Here is a copy to read: AsiaHuman

MA: Aleks due 3/23

Tuesday, Wednesday – 3/6 & 3/7
LA: Linus Loon vocab – QUIZ #1, next Tuesday/Wednesday:
https://quizlet.com/273202742/linus-loon-vocabulary-1-flash-cards/

MA: Aleks due Friday.
SS:  Complete 4 Lizard Point quizzes – make sure you are logged in.

Monday, 3/5 – day 1
MA: Aleks due Friday.
SS:  Complete 4 Lizard Point quizzes – make sure you are logged in.

Week of 2/28 –
Newselsa article, Weather/Climate work, ALEKS (ALEKS due 3/9)

Friday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday  2/9, 12, 13 & 14 –  days 2, 3, 4 & 5
LA: QUILL due Friday: Grammar Practice
SS:  NEWSELA: Culture and Society in Ancient Mesopotamia. In the “Write” prompt, write as many of the 8 aspects of culture as you can find. Remember G-L-A-C-I-E-R-S !!
A COPY is here: mesopotamia
MA:  Next ALEKS* assignments is due Friday, Feb. 16. If you are leaving for vacation early, be sure to finish before the 16th!
SCI:  Stay on top of your your science notebook. Here are Ms Roland’s notes, that you should also have, about the different examples of boundaries:  boundaries  and convergent & transform note
QUIZ on Wednesday (Sq 1) or Thursday (Sq 3, 4, 5) covering tectonic plates, boundaries, and the processes there that change the earth’s crust. See some of Ms Roland’s notes here: tectonic boundaries

Tuesday, Thursday 2/6 & 2/8 – days 5 & 1
MA:  Next ALEKS* assignments is due Friday, Feb. 16.
SS:   Was due Tuesday, Feb. 6: Newsela – North America – Human Geography. READ, HIGHLIGHT, DO QUIZ, and do the WRITING prompt. Copy here:
N.A. human-geo
SCI:  Stay on top of your rocks’ facts in your science notebook. Here are Ms Roland’s notes, that you should also have, about the different examples of boundaries:  boundaries
QUIZ on Feb. 12 covering tectonic plates, boundaries, and the processes there that change the earth’s crust. See some of Ms Roland’s notes here: tectonic boundaries

Monday, 2/5 – day 4
MA:  Next ALEKS* assignments is due Friday, Feb. 16.
SS:  Due Tuesday, Feb. 6: Newsela – North America – Human Geography. READ, HIGHLIGHT, DO QUIZ, and do the WRITING prompt. Copy here:
N.A. human-geo
SCI:  Stay on top of your rocks’ facts in your science notebook. Look at last weeks’ assignments, below, for drawings, etc.
QUIZ on Feb. 12 covering tectonic plates, boundaries, and the processes there that change the earth’s crust. See some of Ms Roland’s notes here: tectonic boundaries

Friday, 2/2 – day 3
MA:  Next ALEKS* assignments is due Friday, Feb. 16.
SS:  Due Tuesday, Feb. 6: Newsela – North America – Human Geography. READ, HIGHLIGHT, DO QUIZ, and do the WRITING prompt. Copy here:
N.A. human-geo
SCI:  If pages 1-7 of rocks’ facts in your science notebook, is not done, make sure it is for Monday. Today’s drawing: OC
QUIZ on Feb. 12 covering tectonic plates, boundaries, and the processes there that change the earth’s crust. 

Wednesday, Thursday 1/31 & 2/1 – days 1 & 2
SCI:  Due Friday: pages 1-7 of rocks’ facts in your science notebook. These notes from Ms Roland’s board will help with some pages:
erosionsediment  and  oceanic subducts

SS:  Due Tuesday, Feb. 6: Newsela – North America – Human Geography. READ, HIGHLIGHT, DO QUIZ, and do the WRITING prompt. Copy here:
N.A. human-geo
MA:  ALEKS* due Friday, Feb. 2

LA:  QUILL assignment due Friday, Feb 2: All topics listed in COMPLEX SENTENCES PRACTICE.

Thursday, Friday, Monday, Tuesday  1/25, 26, 29 & 30 – days 3, 4, 5 & 6
SS:  Due Tuesday, Feb. 6: Newsela – North America – Human Geography. READ, HIGHLIGHT, DO QUIZ, and do the WRITING prompt. Copy here:
N.A. human-geo
MA:  ALEKS* due Feb. 2
LA:  QUILL assignment due Feb 2: All topics listed in COMPLEX SENTENCES PRACTICE.

Monday – Wednesday 1/22 – 1/24 days 6, 1 & 2
MA:  ALEKS* due Feb. 2
LA:  QUILL assignment due Feb 2: All topics listed in COMPLEX SENTENCES PRACTICE.
SCI:  Test: Earth’s layers and plate tectonics Tuesday & Wednesday. STUDY your notebook, and Ms R’s SCI site, including her notes.
https://sites.google.com/portlandschools.org/ms-rolands-science-class/geologic-change-lithosphere?authuser=0

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1b9-T_b0EQ6VALP1PS59CDbbvqxvEWDNh6vc4MiL4cJ0/edit

SS:  Review iNotebook and Quizlet to prepare for geography assessment 
https://quizlet.com/236701060/parts-of-a-map-flash-cards/

Thursday, Friday 1/18 – days  4 & 5
MA:  AREA QUIZ today (Seq. 4 tomorrow).  ALEKS* due TOMORROW. 
LA:  QUILL assignment due Feb 2: All topics listed in COMPLEX SENTENCES PRACTICE.
SCI:  Test: Earth’s layers and plate tectonics next Tuesday & Wednesday.
SS:  Review iNotebook and Quizlet to prepare for geography assessment.
https://quizlet.com/236701060/parts-of-a-map-flash-cards/

Friday, Tuesday 1/12 & 1/16 – days 1 & 2
MA:  AREA QUIZ next class. Study the worksheets you have completed. ALEKS* due January 19.
SCI:  Test Thursday: Earth’s layers and plate tectonics
SS:  Review iNotebook and Quizlet to prepare for geography assessment, 10 minutes every night.
https://quizlet.com/236701060/parts-of-a-map-flash-cards/

Thursday 1/11 – day 6
LA:  GIST summaries on “Elizabethan Culture” due Friday.
SS: Newsela article and PARAGRAPH assignment (found in “Activities” link), due FRI.  1/12: “Imperfect Models: How and Why Maps Distort”. Be sure to pick the reading level that works best.  Explain the importance of maps and why they are used.  REMEMBER: The paragraph is graded, so be sure to follow the Hamburger style (Topic sentence, details in 3 or more supporting sentences, and a conclusion): HamburgerParagraphs!
Here is a copy to read if you need it (level 1030): MapsDistort
MA:  ALEKS* due January 19.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 1/8, 1/9  & 1/10 – days 3, 4 & 5
MA:  Finish Area worksheet, if you did not have enough time in class. ALEKS* due January 19.
SS: Newsela article and PARAGRAPH assignment (found in “Activities” link), due FRI.  1/12: “Imperfect Models: How and Why Maps Distort”. Be sure to pick the reading level that works best.  Explain the importance of maps and why they are used.  REMEMBER: The paragraph is graded, so be sure to follow the Hamburger style (Topic sentence, details in 3 or more supporting sentences, and a conclusion):
 HamburgerParagraphs!
Here is a copy to read if you need it (level 1030):
 MapsDistort

2018!  Tuesday, Wednesday 1/2 & 1/3 – days 5 & 6

SS:  Newsela article and PARAGRAPH assignment (found in “Activities” link), due Wed.  1/10: “Imperfect Models: How and Why Maps Distort”. Be sure to pick the reading level that works best.  Explain the importance of maps and why they are used.  REMEMBER: The paragraph is graded, so be sure to follow the Hamburger style (Topic sentence, details in 3 or more supporting sentences, and a conclusion): HamburgerParagraphs!
Here is a copy to read if you need it (level 1030): MapsDistort
MA: ALEKS* due January 5

Tuesday, Wednesday 12/19 & 2-  days 1 & 2
SS:  Bring your iNotebook to next class. 
MA:   ALEKS* due January 5

SCI:  Are you keeping up with NOVA notes? See links below.
Ms Roland’s page:
https://sites.google.com/portlandschools.org/ms-rolands-science-class/atmosphere-and-climate
NOVA: http://video.tpt.org/video/2334144059/

Monday, 12/18 – day 6
SS:  Bring your iNotebook to next class. 
MA:   ALEKS* due January 5
SCI:  If you were given test revision & reflection tasks, complete them by Tuesday, 12/19. 
Are you keeping up with NOVA notes? See links below.
Ms Roland’s page:
https://sites.google.com/portlandschools.org/ms-rolands-science-class/atmosphere-and-climate
NOVA: http://video.tpt.org/video/2334144059/

Thursday, Friday; 12/14 & 15 – days 4 & 5
MA:   ALEKS* due this Friday.
SS:  Take 3 more Lizard Point quizzes. Record scores in back of iNotebook on tracking sheet.
SCI:  If you were given test revision & reflection tasks, complete them by Tuesday, 12/19. 
Are you keeping up with NOVA notes? Question #6 was started today: “How does a sandstorm in the African Sahara Desert give nutrients to the Amazon rainforest in South America?” (Time in video  —  1:01 – 1:11.15)
Ms Roland’s page:
https://sites.google.com/portlandschools.org/ms-rolands-science-class/atmosphere-and-climate
NOVA: http://video.tpt.org/video/2334144059/

Wednesday, 12/13 – day 3
MA:   ALEKS* due this Friday.
SS:  Take 3 more Lizard Point quizzes. Record scores in back of iNotebook on tracking sheet. ALSO, by now, your Me Map paragraph should include topic AND concluding sentences, as well as 2 transition terms.  If you have not completed these tasks in your first draft, get them done by the next class.
SCI:  If you were given test revision & reflection tasks, complete them by Tuesday, 12/19. 

Are you keeping up with NOVA notes? Question #5 should be done: “How can an undersea volcano provide food for humans?”  See 53:00 – 1:01:30 in video.
Ms Roland’s page:
https://sites.google.com/portlandschools.org/ms-rolands-science-class/atmosphere-and-climate
NOVA: http://video.tpt.org/video/2334144059/

Monday, Tuesday 12/11, 12 – days 1 & 2
SCI:  QUIZ is this Monay or Tuesday.
MA:   ALEKS* due Dec. 15.
SS:  Newsela due Tuesday: “Reading Maps and Globes”.  Read, Highlight, Quiz and Paragraph (Look at “Hamburger Paragraphs” above.)  Here’s a PDF of just the article: lib-reading-maps-globes-34212-article_only.  Here’s a scan of a paper copy: mapsglobes

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 12/6, 7 & 8 – days 4, 5 & 6
SCI:  Atmosphere note-catcher is due!  QUIZ is Monday & Tuesday.
MA:   ALEKS* due Dec. 15.
SS:  Newsela due Tuesday: “Reading Maps and Globes”.  Read, Highlight, Quiz and Paragraph (Look at “Hamburger Paragraphs” above.)  Here’s a PDF of just the article:
lib-reading-maps-globes-34212-article_onlyHere’s a scan of a paper copy: mapsglobes

Monday, Tuesday 12/4 & 12/5 – days 2 & 3
MA:   ALEKS* due Dec. 15.
SCI:  Atmosphere note-catcher is due Wednesday. As you work, follow Ms Roland’s page and links, below.  QUIZ on Thursday.
https://sites.google.com/portlandschools.org/ms-rolands-science-class/atmosphere-and-climate
https://climatekids.nasa.gov/greenhouse-effect/
https://climatekids.nasa.gov/menu/weather-and-climate/
https://www.climatecommunication.org/climate/the-problem/
SS:  Newsela due next Tuesday: “Reading Maps and Globes”.  Read, Highlight, Quiz and Paragraph (Look at “Hamburger Paragraphs” above.)  Here’s a PDF of just the article: lib-reading-maps-globes-34212-article_only.  Here’s a scan of a paper copy: mapsglobes

Friday, Monday-Thursday 11/17 & 11/27-30
SS:  Rough drafts and Rubrics of ME Maps are due Thursday, 11/30.
LA:  Next PARENT-signed reading tracker due Dec 1.  You are to read 12 times. Copies of Parent Letter & the Tracker are above**.
MA:   ALEKS* due Dec 1.
SCI:  Work on Atmosphere booklet.
https://sites.google.com/portlandschools.org/ms-rolands-science-class/atmosphere-and-climate

Wednesday, Thursday 11/15 & 11/16 – days 4 & 5
SS:  Rough draft of Me Map is due this Wednesday or Thursday. Here are the rubric, checklist and a planner for your draft. Please use them! MeMAP Rubric, ChkList
Also, here is Ms Steele’s example of a final Me Map: Steele
LA:  Next PARENT-signed reading tracker due Dec 1.  You are to read 12 times. Copies of Parent Letter & the Tracker are above**.
MA:   ALEKS* due Dec 1.

Tuesday, 11/14 – day 3
SS:  Rough draft of Me Map is due next class. Here are the rubric, checklist and a planner for your draft. Please use them! MeMAP Rubric, ChkList
Also, here is Ms Steele’s example of a final Me Map:
 Steele
LA:  Next PARENT-signed reading Tracker due Dec 1.  You are to read 12 times. Copies of Parent Letter & the Tracker, above**.
MA:   ALEKS* due Dec 1.

Monday, 11/13 – day 2
SS:  Rough draft of Me Map is due Wednesday. Here are the rubric, checklist and a planner for your draft. Please use these! MeMAP Rubric, ChkList
LA:  Next PARENT-signed reading Tracker due Dec 1.  You are to read 12 times. Copies of Parent Letter & the Tracker, above**.
MA:   ALEKS* due Dec 1.

Thursday, 11/9 – day 1
LA:  NEXT reading Tracker due Dec 1. Copies of Parent Letter & the Tracker, above**.
MA:   NEXT ALEKS* due Dec 1.

Tuesday, Wednesday 11/7 & 11/8 – days 5 & 6
LA:  Reading Tracker due Thursday, 11/9. Copies of Parent Letter & the Tracker, above**.
MA:   ALEKS* due 11/9.

Friday, Monday 11/3 & 11/6 – days 3 & 4
SS:  12 vocabulary words and definitions due today, or by next class. NEXT WEEK – iNotebook check for a grade:  Seq 5 is Tuesday; all others are due Wednesday.
LA:  Reading Tracker due Thursday, 11/9. Copies of Parent Letter & the Tracker, above**.

MA:   ALEKS* due 11/9.
SCI:   Note-catcher is due Tuesday, 11/7. Here is Ms Roland’s site, where you’ll read and view info for your note-catcher (videos, too!). Watch them if you have been absent:
https://sites.google.com/portlandschools.org/ms-rolands-science-class/atmosphere-and-climate
Greenhouse Effect video (for p. 4 of note-catcher): https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=5&v=BPJJM_hCFj0
“Earth from Space” video (if you did not see it in class, or want to watch again): http://video.tpt.org/video/2334144059/

Thursday, 11/2 – day 2
LA:  Reading Tracker due Thursday, 11/9. Copies of Parent Letter & the Tracker, above**.
MA:   ALEKS* due 11/9.
SCI: If you missed class, watch this video on Global Circulation.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qh011eAYjAA&feature=youtu.be

It’s also found on Ms Roland’s site, where you’ll read and view info for your note-catcher:
https://sites.google.com/portlandschools.org/ms-rolands-science-class/atmosphere-and-climate

Tuesday, Wednesday 10/31 & 11/1 – days 6 & 1
SS: Newsela article due Thursday, 11/2: “What are Latitude and Longitude?”  READ; HIGHLIGHT; WRITE & TAKE QUIZ.  Here’s a copy to read: LongLat
LA:  Reading Tracker due Thursday, 11/9. PLEASE SEE copies of Parent Letter and the Tracker, above**.
MA:  QUIZ on ratios this week!  ALEKS* due 11/9.

Friday, 10/27 – day 4
SS: Newsela article due Thursday, 11/2: “What are Latitude and Longitude?”  READ; HIGHLIGHT; WRITE & TAKE QUIZ.  Here’s a copy to readLongLat
LA:  Reading Tracker due Friday, 11/9. PLEASE SEE copies of Parent Letter and the Tracker, above**.

MA:  ALEKS* due 11/9.

Wednesday, Thursday; 10/25 & 10/26 – days 2 & 3
SCI:  Study for this week’s test.
SS:  Study iNotebook for Quiz this Thursday  (SQs 1, 2 & 4). NEW Newsela article due Thursday, 11/2: “What are Latitude and Longitude?”  READ; HIGHLIGHT; WRITE & TAKE QUIZ.  Here’s a copy to readLongLat
LA:  Reading Tracker due Friday, 10/27. PLEASE SEE copies of Parent Letter and the Tracker, above**.
MA:  ALEKS* due 10/27.

Monday, Tuesday 10/23 & 10/24 – days 6 & 1
SCI:  Study for this week’s test.
SS:  Study iNotebook for Quiz: Wednesday – SQ 5;  Thursday – SQs 1, 2 & 4
LA:  Reading Tracker due Friday, 10/27. PLEASE SEE copies of Parent Letter and the Tracker, above**.
MA:  ALEKS* due 10/27.

Friday, 10/20 – day 5
SCI:  Study for next week’s test.
LA:  Reading Tracker due Friday, 10/27. PLEASE SEE copies of Parent Letter and the Tracker, above**.
MA:  ALEKS* due 10/27.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10/16, 17, 18, & 19 – days 1, 2, 3 & 4
SS:  Due Friday, Oct. 20: In Google Classroom, and in the article, “Notable Cartographers and Their Maps”,  read each section about the seven (7) famous historical cartographers. As you are reading, highlight evidence that would help you determine the cartographer’s words to live by, add a comment explaining what the evidence tells you about the cartographer, and infer by adding to the comment creating words to live by for each cartographer. The first one has been done for you. Submit back to Google Classroom when you are done. Here is a copy to re-read: Famous cartographers
LA:  Reading Tracker due Friday, 10/27. PLEASE SEE copies of Parent Letter and the Tracker, above**.
MA:  ALEKS* due 10/27.
SCI:  Finish your astronomy books – due FRIDAY. 

Thursday, 10/12 -day 5
SS: In Google Classroom, and in the article, “Notable Cartographers and Their Maps”,  read each section about the seven (7) famous historical cartographers. As you are reading, highlight evidence that would help you determine the cartographer’s words to live by, add a comment explaining what the evidence tells you about the cartographer, and infer by adding to the comment creating words to live by for each cartographer. The first one has been done for you. Submit back to Google Classroom when you are done. Here is a copy to re-read: Famous cartographers
LA:  First Reading Tracker due TOMORROW. PLEASE SEE copies of Parent Letter and the Tracker, above**.
MA:  ALEKS* due TOMORROW.

Tuesday, Wednesday 10/10 & 10/11 – days 3 & 4
SS:  Due Thursday, Oct. 12: NEWSELA article, Learning About The Past: Geographers Study Parts of Our Planet. Don’t forget – read and HIGHLIGHT, do the quiz, and write a paragraph (hamburger style!)  Here’s a copy: Geo
LA:  First Reading Tracker due October 13. PLEASE SEE copies of Parent Letter and the Tracker, above**.
MA:  Next ALEKS* due Friday 10/13.

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 10/4, 10/5 & 10/6 – days 6, 1 & 2
SS:  Due Thursday, Oct. 12: NEWSELA article, Learning About The Past: Geographers Study Parts of Our Planet. Don’t forget – read and HIGHLIGHT, do the quiz, and write a paragraph (hamburger style!)  Here’s a copy: Geo
LA:  First Reading Tracker due October 13. PLEASE SEE copies of Parent Letter and the Tracker, above**.

MA:  Next ALEKS* due Friday 10/13.

Friday, Monday, Tuesday 9/29, 10/2 & 10/3 – days 3, 4 & 5
SS: NEWSELA article, The Unlikely History of the Origins of Modern Maps, is due October 4. Don’t forget to read the directions, which tell you to highlight in green, do the quiz, and write a paragraph (hamburger style!)  Here’s a copy: MdrnMps
LA:  First Reading Tracker due October 13. PLEASE SEE copies of Parent Letter and the Tracker, above**.
MA:  Next ALEKS* due Friday 10/13.

Wednesday, Thursday 9/27 & 9/28 – days 1 & 2
SS: NEWSELA article, The Unlikely History of the Origins of Modern Maps, is due October 4. Here’s a copy: MdrnMps
LA:  First Reading Tracker due October 13. PLEASE SEE copies of Parent Letter and the Tracker, above**.
MA:  ALEKS* due Friday 9/29.

Monday, Tuesday 9/25 & 9/26 – days 5 & 6
MA:  ALEKS due Friday 9/29.

Friday, 9/22 – day 4
MA:  ALEKS due Friday 9/29.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday – 9/19, 9/20 & 9/21 – days 1, 2 & 3
MA:  Show a parent the ALEKS requirement sheet that describes directions and assessment, and also which lists the year’s due dates. See your first due date, 9/29, in the ALEKS note, above.  Here’s a copy: ALEKS

Wednesday through Monday, 9/13-9/18 – days 3, 4, 5, & 6
DON’T FORGET: Return the PERMISSION SLIP for fieldwork (happening on 9/29, 10/13, & 10/30). Here’s a COPY: Y6perm

Monday, Tuesday  9/11 & 9/12 – days 1 & 2
LA:  Interview homework –  due Tuesday for Seq. 2.  You can find a copy below.

Friday, 9/8 – day 6
LA:  Interview homework –  due Monday for Seq. 1, 3, 5 –  due Tuesday for Seq. 2 HERE is a copy: What’s my passion_ Homework
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Wednesday, Thursday 9/6 & 9/7 – days 4 & 5
SCI:  Due in next science class:  READ “Benefits of a Growth Mindset” with adults (or older siblings). COMPLETE the form with them. Both you and they  should sign it.
LA:  Summer reading chart is due Friday.
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