...and they are fantastic! It's amazing to see the hard work of these 6th graders! In my last blog post, students were working on Medieval Google Docs presentations based on non-fiction research. Here are some samples in PDF of some student's work.
6th Graders researched, developed and will share a GoogleDocs Presentation beginning tomorrow in social studies classes! Check out these students hard at work putting on the final touches!
Students were responsible for using non-ficton reference sources (thanks to our LMC & Skokie Public Library) to find information. Proper citation of print, web and image sources is also required.
These digital natives loved engaging with our new social studies department ChromeBooks!
Moving right along, 6th grade math is now learning about functions. Students have been completing function tables and discovering the function rule.
Continue to practice with funtions by playing this game. Stop the clones by discovering the funtion rule!
In social studies, we are learning all about the middle ages and Medieval Times! Students picked a topic, such as knights, castles, peasants and serfs, or children of the Middle Ages, and created a GoogleDoc presentations using the Chromebooks. Students then got to share their presentation with their class and teach them what they learned!
As we continue learning about the Middle Ages, students will now create their own personal Coat of Arms. Students will have to use a common medieval division and traditional heraldry, but will be able to create unique and colorful charges that represented their personality, hobbies and/or culture. The completed shields will be on display at LJHS near the 6th grade social studies classrooms (211 & 212) next week.
While learning about the Middle Ages, students created their own personal Coat of Arms. Students had to use a common medieval division, traditional heraldry, but were able to create unique and colorful charges that represented their personality, hobbies and/or culture. Today, students completed a self-assessment of their project, went on a walking tour and shared their shields with their peers. While on the walking tour, students compelted a "Walking Tour Write-up" & provided project feedback. The completed shields will be on display at LJHS near the 6th grade social studies classrooms (211 & 212) next week.
As we start the month of May, let me remind you that by watching your student's HomeLogic account you can keep up with grades. D/F notices were sent home with students this week. ENRICHMENT activities were assigned this week and projects will begin next week.
6th graders have hit the ground running in math class, jumping right into our volume 2 of the work text. Bring home your volume 1 worktext to keep as an excellent resource to review and sharpen your math skills.
Chapter 6 has been all about exponents, variales, order of operations, and expressions. Our chapter 6 test is coming up at the end of the week. Play these online games to challenge yourself and review!
In algebraic expressions, like terms are terms that contain the same variables raised to the same power. Only the coefficients of the like terms can be different. Try this like terms invader game to shoot the like terms before you get invaded.
Or try your hand at comining like terms in this game:
Want to be a millionaire? Review writing algebraic expressions in this game and see if you can win 1,000,000! Remember, order matters!
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