AC SS: Monday 12/17/18

Standards Covered:

SS6CG3 Compare and contrast various forms of government.
a. Explain citizen participation in autocratic and democratic governments. [i.e., role of citizens in choosing the leaders of the United Kingdom (parliamentary democracy), Germany (parliamentary democracy), and Russia (presidential democracy)].
b. Describe the two predominant forms of democratic governments: parliamentary and presidential.

What will I learn today?

  1. I can analyze documents and data to determine the governmental system of Russia.

How will I learn it?

  1. Go over Russia’s Government Stations Activity (PowerPoint and student handout located in the AC SS Resources section).

How will I show I learned it?

  1. Discussion with group members and answer analysis questions in classwork section of notebook.

Homework:

  1. Begin working on Government Study Guide (student handout located in the AC SS Resources section).  Due Thursday at the beginning of class. You will have the entire class period on Wednesday to complete the study guide. We will  not test out of government until AFTER winter break, but I want to make sure we have time to go over the study guide on Thursday, so that you can study the CORRECT answers over break. 🙂
  2. Russia’s Government Stations Questions turned in tomorrow will receive a 20% late deduction.

Science: Monday 12/17/18

6th Grade Science

Standards Covered: 

S6E3. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to recognize the significant role of water in Earth processes.
d. Analyze and interpret data to create graphic representations of the causes and effects of
waves, currents, and tides in Earth’s systems.

What will I learn today?

  1. I can identify and label the parts of a wave.
  2. I can analyze and interpret data to answer questions about the causes and effects of
    waves.

How will I learn it?

  1. Watch wave video clips (found in science resource section) to complete Wave Project (see science resources section for worksheet and ANSWER KEY)

How will I SHOW I learned it?

  1. Accurately fill out wave G.O.

Homework: NONE, unless you did not finish the waves G.O. in class today. Due when you walk in the door tomorrow.

AC SS: Friday 12/14/18

Standards Covered:

SS6CG3 Compare and contrast various forms of government.
a. Explain citizen participation in autocratic and democratic governments. [i.e., role of citizens in choosing the leaders of the United Kingdom (parliamentary democracy), Germany (parliamentary democracy), and Russia (presidential democracy)].
b. Describe the two predominant forms of democratic governments: parliamentary and presidential.

What will I learn today?

  1. I can analyze documents and data to determine the governmental system of Russia.

How will I learn it?

  1. FINISH Russia’s Government Stations Activity (PowerPoint and student handout located in the AC SS Resources section). DUE TODAY AT THE END OF THE PERIOD.

How will I show I learned it?

  1. Discussion with group members and analysis questions in classwork section of notebook.

Homework:

  1. NONE.
    1. Projects turned in Monday will receive a 10% late deduction.

Science: Friday 12/14/18

6th Grade Science

Standards Covered: 

S6E3. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to recognize the significant role of water in Earth processes.
d. Analyze and interpret data to create graphic representations of the causes and effects of
waves, currents, and tides in Earth’s systems.

What will I learn today?

  1. I can identify and label the parts of a wave.
  2. I can analyze and interpret data to answer questions about the causes and effects of
    waves.

How will I learn it?

  1. Warm Up:  Draw and Label Wave in your notebook (see science resources section for worksheet)
  2. Start Wave Project. Due at the end of the period on Monday. (see science resources section for worksheet)

How will I SHOW I learned it?

  1. Accurately fill out wave G.O.

Homework: NONE

AC SS: Thursday 12/13/18

Standards Covered:

SS6CG3 Compare and contrast various forms of government.
a. Explain citizen participation in autocratic and democratic governments. [i.e., role of citizens in choosing the leaders of the United Kingdom (parliamentary democracy), Germany (parliamentary democracy), and Russia (presidential democracy)].
b. Describe the two predominant forms of democratic governments: parliamentary and presidential.

What will I learn today?

  1. I can analyze documents and data to determine the governmental system of Russia.

How will I learn it?

  1. Continue Russia’s Government Stations Activity (PowerPoint and student handout located in the AC SS Resources section)

How will I show I learned it?

  1. Discussion with group members and analysis questions in classwork section of notebook.

Homework:  NONE, unless you do not think you will be able to complete the stations activity by the end of class tomorrow. It is due by the end of class tomorrow, but you have the option to take it home over the weekend and turn it in on Monday for a 10% late deduction.

Science: Thursday 12/13/18

6th Grade Science

Standards Covered: 

S6E3. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to recognize the significant role of water in Earth processes.
d. Analyze and interpret data to create graphic representations of the causes and effects of
waves, currents, and tides in Earth’s systems.

What will I learn today?

  1. I can identify and label the parts of a wave.
  2. I can analyze and interpret data to answer questions about the causes and effects of
    waves.

How will I learn it?

  1. Check and go over pages 208-219 in workbook. Skip page 215 and #17 on page 217.

How will I SHOW I learned it?

  1. Accurately answer workbook questions.

Homework: NONE

AC SS: Wednesday 12/12/18

Standards Covered:

SS6CG3 Compare and contrast various forms of government.
a. Explain citizen participation in autocratic and democratic governments. [i.e., role of citizens in choosing the leaders of the United Kingdom (parliamentary democracy), Germany (parliamentary democracy), and Russia (presidential democracy)].
b. Describe the two predominant forms of democratic governments: parliamentary and presidential.

What will I learn today?

  1. I can analyze documents and data to determine the governmental system of Russia.

How will I learn it?

  1. Warm Up:  In the warm-up section of your notebook, answer the essential question:  “Is Russia a true democracy?”
  2. Russia’s Government Stations Activity (PowerPoint and student handout located in the AC SS Resources section)

How will I show I learned it?

  1. Discussion with group members and analysis questions in classwork section of notebook.

Homework:  NONE (I will give you some time at the end of the 6 station rotation to go back to previous stations that you did not finish).

Science: Wednesday 12/12/18

6th Grade Science

Standards Covered: 

S6E3. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to recognize the significant role of water in Earth processes.
a. Ask questions to determine where water is located on Earth’s surface (oceans, rivers, lakes, swamps, groundwater, aquifers, and ice) and communicate the relative proportion of water at each location.
d. Analyze and interpret data to create graphic representations of the causes and effects of
waves, currents, and tides in Earth’s systems.

What will I learn today?

  1. I can determine where water is located on Earth’s surface and discuss the proportion of water at each location.
  2. I can analyze and interpret data to answer questions about the causes and effects of
    waves.

How will I learn it?

  1. Turn in “Accounting for Earth’s Water” (document located in science resources section)
  2. Complete questions on pages 208-219 in workbook. Skip page 215 and #17 on page 217.

How will I SHOW I learned it?

  1. Accurately answer workbook questions.

Homework: If not done in class, complete the questions on pages 208-219 in workbook. Due tomorrow.

Sweatpants Day Tomorrow

Just a reminder that students who had perfect attendance in November are eligible to wear sweatpants to school tomorrow as a reward. If you are in my homeroom, and you are eligible, your parents and/or guardians have been notified via email. Please ask your parents and/or guardians to check this tonight to see if you are allowed to participate. Those who are not eligible are unfortunately violating dress-code. 🙁 

AC SS Tuesday 12/11/18

Standards Covered:

SS6CG3 Compare and contrast various forms of government.
a. Explain citizen participation in autocratic and democratic governments. [i.e., role of citizens in choosing the leaders of the United Kingdom (parliamentary democracy), Germany (parliamentary democracy), and Russia (presidential democracy)].
b. Describe the two predominant forms of democratic governments: parliamentary and presidential.

What will I learn today?

  1. I can distinguish between autocratic and democratic governmental systems.

How will I learn it?

  1. Warm Up:  Anticipation Guide-Autocratic Verses Democratic
  2. “The Rise of Elected Autocrats Threatens Democracy” article excerpt and graphic analysis.
  3. Use Autocratic and Democratic Information Chart to create a Venn diagram, comparing and contrasting these two governmental systems.

How will I show I learned it?

  1. Fill out “After Discussion” column on anticipation guide, using answer key located in the AC SS Resources section.
  2. Quick-write analysis of article excerpt and graphic.
  3. Accurate Venn diagram

Homework:  

  1. Complete Autocracy vs. Democracy Venn diagram, using chart located in the AC SS Resources Section.
    1. This should only take you about 5-10 minutes (tops!!!). You are doing too much if it takes longer than that.