Thursday 4/26 Classwork: Mrs. Bonsecour out (Kindergarten tour for AJ). Students need to have Domain 1 finished by TODAY. They are to start working on Domain 2.
Homework: If you need to print something off for project than you need to do that at home.
Wednesday 4/25 Classwork: Students continued working on Domain 1. It students finished they colored the Domain and put finishing touches to it.
Homework: If you need to print something off for project than you need to do that at home.
Tuesday 4/24 Classwork: Students put their design of the 5 domains on posterboard. Students started working on DOMAIN 1 Vocabulary and mini-lessons.
Homework: No written homework…..if you need to print something off for project than you can do that at home 🙂
Monday 4/23 Classwork: Students put their answers from the Integer Test into i-respond. They were able to see their test grade.
In-Class cumulative Final Project Introduction. Students will be working on a project that will prepare them for the Math Final Part 1 (5/16) and Part 2 (5/17). This project will be done in class. The project is broken up into 5 Domains (sections). Each domain students are asked to write 5 vocabulary, complete mini-lessons on unit topics, and draw an illustration. This will count as TWO classwork grades.
Homework: Students need to make a sketch of how they will set up their 5 Domains. Given material for the project will be a piece of posterboard.
Watch me on Wheel of Fortune this Wednesday (4/11) at 7:00 on NBC!!!!!
Tuesday 4/10: ELA Section 1 Milestone testing. Students had 30 minute academic classes today and connections like normal.
Classwork: In math class students went over answers they got on the pre-test with their group members. Each group turned in ONE scantron and tomorrow we will find out which groups will go up on the Bonsecour All Stars wall.
Homework: Enjoy the beautiful day and go run outside. GET a good night’s sleep tonight. Optional Milestone Assignment due TOMORROW!
Monday 4/9 Classwork: Finish the Pre-test in Peach Book
Homework: Optional Math Milestone Review DUE Wednesday 4/11 for a special treat!
Milestones start tomorrow……Get a good night sleep and eat a good breakfast in the morning! You are all going to shine!
Monday/Tuesday 3/26 and 3/27 Classwork: Math portion of the 6th grade capstone project. Math students are engineering a box to ship their survival kits. For two class periods students will work in groups and they will be given a survival item and will need to create a net of the rectangular prism box using poster board and tape. Students will then calculate the volume and surface area of their box. This will help determine the shipping cost.
EXTRA: Watch the following video and answer the questions on a separate sheet of paper. Turn into me tomorrow for a treat!
Wednesday 3/21 Classwork: Mrs. Bonsecour out today. Students completed CAPS #19. They also started a milestone practice test in their peach books. We will continue working on this review next week. We will start our integer unit TOMORROW!
The following students have made ONE or MORE 100’s on their CAPS, QUIZ, and/or TEST for Quarter 3!
1st Period: Logan, Reed, Sean, Demmy, Rachel, Addy, Shannon, Morgan, Yamna, Evyn, Natalie, Katie, Adam, and Elizabeth. Congratulations to the top students in the class, Rachel, Morgan, and Natalie, who both got 4 100’s!
2nd Period: Ben, Helena, Andie, Gabriel, Erica, Ann Macon, Giovanni, Sofia, Anna H., Jerry, and Anna M. Congratulations to the top student in the class, Helena, who got 6 100’s!
3rd Period: Tori, Morgan, Carlisle, Evan K., Riley, Jeremy, Arantxa, Conner, Prasoon, Amanda, Sofia, and Ciara. Congratulations to the top student in the class, Prasoon, who got 7 100’s!
4th Period: Heather, Tyler, Julia, Ava, Abby S., Jorden, Matt, Maddie, Sophia, Abigail G., Lily A., Amara, Elise, Allie, and Violet. Congratulations to the top student in the class, Julia, who got 7 100’s!
This weeks blog is posted below the HTMS 17 Days of Kindness post!
HTMS 17 Days of Kindness
As part of Hightower Trail’s Acts of Kindness Project, we are suggesting that students participate in completing a different act of kindness each day beginning on March 14th until Spring Break. Students will log their acts of kindness on the attached log and as they complete five acts, they will turn the sheet into the box that will be located in the atrium. For every journal of five acts each student completes they will be recognized on our Acts of Kindness Wall. Please encourage your student to participate in this project over the next 17 days.
Below is a list of acts of kindness. Please choose a different act each day and record the act on the attached journal:
Bring hot cocoa to a neighbor
Give away old toys to younger children
Leave a treat for the mail carrier in your mailbox
Give some flowers to someone feeling unwell
Make happy notes on the sidewalk with chalk
Organize an afternoon of games for your neighborhood
Take icewater and cups to the playground to share with others
Hold a Lemonade Stand to donate to a cause you support
Rake leaves (or do gardening) for a neighbor
Take snacks to your local fire department
Donate DVDs to the local Hospital
Read inspiring stories to a group of children
Donate books to a doctor’s or dentist’s office
Take a treat to a bus driver
Educate yourself and your neighbors about recycling
Invite another family over for dinner
Take a Thank You card to the local librarians
Open the door for people entering a shop or restaurant
Bring a meal to a family in need (recent birth, sickness, or loss)
Write a poem for someone you love
Make “Be Happy” notes and put them in mailboxes
Learn a joke to tell to a cashier
Make a list of things you love about someone and send it to them
Send a postcard to a distant cousin or friend who moved away
Pick up trash around the neighborhood or at a park
Sing for the elderly
Make a phone call to a friend or family member far away
Go on an errand and smile at everyone you see
Volunteer in a local animal shelter
Take cans of food to the local Food Bank
Donate old clothes a local organization
Introduce someone who just moved to your neighborhood to new friends
Let someone go ahead of you in line at the store
Sit with someone new at lunch
Create your own
Upcoming Important Dates:
Statistics Test Tuesday 3/20 (Will count for Quarter 4 grade)
Tuesday 3/6 Classwork: Review Day of Line Plots. Students worked on practice problems in their peach book. We ended the class with a line plot lyric activity.
Homework: Discussed why ALL students need ONE poster board by Friday 3/23. We will be working on the math part of the 6th grade capstone project on survival skills. They will turn in their posterboard to my room, with name and period on it.
Monday 3/5 Classwork: CAPS #17. Today’s Topic Discussed: Organizing Data onto a line/dot plot.
Friday 3/2 Classwork: Day #3 Mean, Median, Mode, and Range Review. Students worked in groups on the Skittle MMMR Lab.
Thursday 3/1 Classwork: Students had a great day with review of MMMR. Students who might have been struggling with the concept got that extra practice and walked away with a better understanding of how to find the measures of central tendencies. GREAT JOB ALL STUDENTS!
Wednesday 2/28 Classwork: I can’t believe we are already in Unit 6. This year is flying by. In Unit 6 students will learn about statistics. Today’s Topic Discussed: Mean, Median, Mode, and Range of a given set of data. mean, median, mode, range NOTES
Homework: Continue working on CAPS Corrections…Due for those students who choose to do it on 3/2
Monday 2/26 Classwork: Students were given back CAPS 13-16. They have an opportunity to make corrections to all problems missed to receive those points back. It is not mandatory, but if you received low scores this is a great way to get your grade back up. NO LATE CREDIT! CAPS Repair Opportunity Letter
Review DAY for Unit 5b Test. Students got back their quizzes, checked their study guide, and completed a gallery walk review.
Thursday 2/15 Classwork: Mrs. Bonsecour back…..we went over assignments that have been completed while I was gone. Today’s Topic Discussed: Finding Volume of rectangular prisms and cubes. Volume PPT Notes
Tuesday 2/13 Classwork: Mrs. Bonsecour OUT TODAY! Students worked on a Touchstone Surface Area graded assessment. Students then completed their classwork if not finished during Monday’s class. Started Quiz Review and is homework if not finished.
Tuesday Classwork: Review day for SA of Rectangular prism and cubes. Introduced SA word problems into the mix of review questions today. We will continue to work with word problems throughout the unit!
Friday 2/2 Classwork: Shortened classes. Students worked on the cereal box lab. This was an introduction to surface area of rectangular prisms. Students were able to derive the Surface Area formula while working on the lab. We will talk more about surface area on Monday.
Thursday 2/1 Classwork: CAPS #15. 3-Dimensional Introduction of shapes and their properties. Today’s Topic Discussed: What is the difference of prism and pyramid? What are the faces, edges, and vertices of 3-Dimensional Shapes. Watch the videos below for help with these topics.
Tuesday 1/30 Classwork: REVIEW DAY! Went over study guide and answered any questions students had. Students completed an I-respond CTLS on Area and Perimeter. Students finished the class working in their peach book.
Monday 1/22 Classwork: Welcome Back to your first full week back since beginning of December. We continued talking about perimeter and area of parallelograms and triangles. Remember two triangles make up a parallelogram that is why you need to divide by 2 to find area of triangles.
3) Practice with area of parallelograms and triangles. Go to: https://join.quizizz.com and put in code: 229860 Use first name, only last name initial. ******I added some questions on trapezoids and area of composite figures. We will learn this later this week! Try your best on these!!!! (You can use the internet to help you)