## Weekly Schedule 2013-2014

June 2-June 6

Homework: ALEKS 8 topics a week

POL PREPARATION MATERIALS:

POL Resume Template

POL Requirements

6th Grade Skill Examples

Sample Interview Questions

Example POL Page

TPOL Checklist

Please check Ms. Deetz's DP for Math homework besides ALEKS.

April 13- April17

Thursday:

1. Geometry-Area of polygons

2. Seismic Report

March 24 - April 5

Spring Break. Enjoy!

Homework: ALEKS 8 topics.

March 17 - March 21

Exhibition Prep!Homework:

Final drafts of ALL Brochures are due Tuesday!

March 10 - March 14

Monday:

No School. Enjoy.

Homework:

Final draft of Brochure #1 is due!

Tuesday:

1. Ratios Lesson

AC:

1. Stop #2 Brochure

Wednesday:

1. Review Ratios

BD:

1. Stop #2 Brochure

Thursday:

1. Assessment on Ratios

AC:

1. Stop #2 Brochure

Friday:

1. Project Time

BD:

1. Stop #2 Brochure

March 3 - March 7

Monday:

1. ALEKS

AC:

1. Work on Brochure for Stop #1

2. Make sure all stops are in different biomes

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

Tuesday:

6th Grade Field Trip Balboa Museums

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

Wednesday:1. Work on Brochure for Stop #1

BD:

1. Work on Brochure for Stop #1

2. Make sure all stops are in different biomes

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

Thursday:

1. Intro to Ratios

AC:

1. Exhibition Work

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

Friday:

1. Ratios Definitions

BD:

1. Exhibition Work

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

February 24- February 28

Monday:

1. Dividing Fractions:

Why does 8/12÷ 1/6=4 ? Prove it.

AC:

1. Exhibition Prep

2. Stop #1 of Journey Organizer

Homework:

ALEKS 2 Topics

Tuesday:

Dividing FractionsBD:

1. Exhibition Prep

2. Stop #1 of Journey Organizer

Homework:

ALEKS 2 Topics

Wednesday:

Dividing Fractions

AC:

1. Exhibition Prep

2. Stop #1 of Journey Organizer

Homework:

ALEKS 2 Topics

Thursday:

Dividing Fractions: Why do we use the rules we do?

AC:

1. Exhibition Prep

2. Stop #1 of Journey Organizer

Homework:

ALEKS 2 Topics

Friday:

6th grade Field Trip San Diego Zoo!

February 17-February 21

Monday:

No School. Enjoy!

Tuesday:

Fractions Assessment Corrections

AC:

1. ST Math

2. ALEKS

Homework:

ALEKS 2 Topics

Wednesday:

Warm Up on Fractions

BD:

1. ST Math

2. ALEKS

Homework:

ALEKS 2 Topics

Thursday:

Multiplying Fractions Debate

AC:

1. Exhibition Inquiry Questions

2. Categorizing

Homework:

ALEKS 2 Topics

Friday:

ALEKS

BD:

1. Exhibition Inquiry Questions

2. Categorizing

February 10 - February 14

http://library.thinkquest.org/17457/platetectonics/

http://scign.jpl.nasa.gov/learn/plate.htm

http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/dynamic/dynamic.html

Monday:

1. Fractions: Equivalent Fractions Practice

AC:

1. Revisit Norms

2. What is Exhibition?

3. Plate Tectonics

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

Tuesday:

1. Fractions: Equivalent Fractions

BD:

1. Revisit Norms

2. What is Exhibition?

3. Plate Tectonics

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

Wednesday:

1. Fractions Assessment

AC:

1. Plate Tectonics Webquest

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

Thursday:

1. ALEKS

BD:

1. Plate Tectonics Webquest

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

Friday:

No School. Enjoy!

February 3- February 7

Monday:

1. Brownies for All

AC:

1. Survey for Mrs. Piro

2. ALEKS/ST Math

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

Tuesday:

1. Fractions Sheet

BD:

1. Survey for Mrs. Piro

2. ALEKS/ST Math

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

Wednesday:

1. Brownies Question-Equivalent Fractions

AC:

1. Go over Biomes

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

Thursday:

1. Comparing Fractions

BD:

1. Go over Biomes

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

Friday:

1. Ms. Llanos' Exhibition

2. Open Work Time

**January 27 - January 31**

Monday:

1. Open Ended Problem-Intro to Fractions

AC:

1. Integers Assessment Corrections

2. Biomes Graphic Organizer

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

Tuesday:

1. Fractions Posters

BD:

1. Integers Assessment Corrections

2. Biomes Graphic Organizer

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

Wednesday:

1. Share Out

AC:

1. Biomes Graphic Organizer

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

Thursday:

1. Fractions

BD:

1. Biomes Graphic Organizer

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

Friday:

1. Open Work Time

**January 20-January 24**

**POL week!**

**January 13- January 17**

**Monday:**

1. Warm Up:

1. Write a story for -5+15.

2. -35+(-10)=

3. 40-(-13)=

**AC:**

1. POL Prep

**Homework:**

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

**Tuesday:**

1. ST Math/ALEKS

**BD:**

1. POL Prep

**Homework:**

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

2. Study for your Integers Assessment Friday!

**Wednesday:**

1. Warm Up:

1. Write a story for 10+(-35).

2. -5-(-13)=

3. 10+(-3)=

Challenge:

1. 1 1/2- -5 2/3

**AC:**

1. POL Prep

**Homework:**

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

2. Study for your Integers Assessment Friday!

**January 6- January 10**

**Monday:**

**Staff Day.**

**Tuesday:**

1. Integers: Positive and Negative

**BD:**

1. POL Introduction

2. POL Graphic Organizer

**Homework:**

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

2. Integer Problems

**Wednesday:**

1. Open Work Time: Magazine, ALEKS

2. Native American Performance by Cheyenne and family

**AC:**

1. POL Introduction

2. POL Graphic Organizer

**Homework:**

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

**Thursday:**

1. Go over Integer Problems

2. More on manipulating integers

**BD:**

1. POL Graphic Organizer

**Homework:**

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

**Friday:**

**AC:**

1. POL Graphic Organizer

**December 23-**

**January 3**

**Winter Break.**

**Enjoy!**

**Homework:**

ALEKS 8 Topics

**December 16- December 20**

**Monday:**

1. Peer Critique Design and Content

2. Revise Archaeology Magazine

**Homework:**

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

**Tuesday:**

1. ALEKS

BD:

1. Revise content magazine

**Homework:**

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

**Wednesday:**

1. Insane Patterns

AC:

1. Archaeology Magazine

**Homework:**

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

**Thursday:**

1. ALEKS

BD:

1. Archaeology Magazine

**Homework:**

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

**Friday:**

FROPENArchaeology Magazine

**Homework:**

1. ALEKS 8 Topics over break

**December 9 - December 13**

**Monday:**

1. Gauss Clip

2. The Gauss Problem

AC:

1. Feature #4

**Homework:**

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

**Tuesday:**

1. ALEKS

BD:

1. Feature #4

**Homework:**

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

**Wednesday:**1. The Gauss Problem part 2

AC:

1. Go over Architecture Graphic Organizer

**Homework:**

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

**Thursday:**

1. ALEKS

BD:

1. Go over Architecture Graphic Organizer

**Homework:**

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

**Friday:**

Open Work Time:

1. Peer Critique

2. Archaeology Magazine

**December 2- December 6**

**Monday:**

1. Integers/Number Line

AC:

1. Bones

2. Owl Pellets

**Homework:**

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

2. Sign Parent Math Info Night

**Tuesday:**

1. ALEKS

BD:

1. Bones

2. Owl Pellets

**Homework:**

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

2. Sign Parent Math Info Night

**Wednesday:**

1. Feature #3

AC:

1. Owl Pellets Share Out

2. Architecture Graphic Organizer

**Homework:**

1. ALEKS 2 topics

**Thursday:**

1. ALEKS

BD:

1. Owl Pellets Share Out

2. Architecture Graphic Organizer

**Homework:**

1. ALEKS 2 topics

**Friday:**

1. Characteristics of a Civilization

2. Makeup Vocab Quiz

3. Architecture Graphic Organizer

4. Feature #4

**November 25- November 29**

**Fall Break.**

**Enjoy!**

**Homework:**

1. ALEKS 4 topics

**November 18 - November 22**

**Monday:**

1. Warmup: Mean

2. Circumference

AC:

1. Exploring Pi

2. Natural Selection

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 Topics

2. Teach your parent: Mean, Median, Range

**Tuesday:**

1. ALEKS

BD:

1. Exploring Pi

2. Natural Selection

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

2. Re-do Assessment Corrections (if necessary)

**Wednesday:**

Field Trip:

San Diego Archaeological Center

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

**Thursday:**

1. ALEKS

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

**Friday:**

1. Feature 1 Self/Peer Critique

2. Feature 2 Self/Peer Critique

3. Feature 3

November 11 - November 15

November 11 - November 15

**Monday:**

Veteran's Day. No School.

Enjoy!

**Tuesday:**

1. Finish Statistics and Graph Analysis

AC:

1. Webquest: Plate Tectonics and Natural Selection

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

**Wednesday:**

1. Statistics and Graph Assessment

BD:

1. Webquest: Plate Tectonics and Natural Selection

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

**Thursday:**

1. ALEKS

AC:

1. Complete Webquest: Plate Tectonics and Natural Selection

2. ALEKS

3. Archaeologist Feature

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

**Friday:**

1. ST Math/Khan Academy

BD:

1. Complete Webquest: Plate Tectonics and Natural Selection

2. ALEKS

3. Archaeologist Feature

November 4 - November 8

**Monday:**

1. Cookie Dig

2. Write a creative story on artifact

AC:

1. Plate Tectonics, Volcanoes, Seafloor Spreading, Earthquakes and Seismic Waves articles

2. Presentations

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

**Tuesday:**

1. Introduction to Archaeology Project

2. Get into groups

3. Conflict Resolution Activities

BD:

1. Plate Tectonics, Volcanoes, Seafloor Spreading, Earthquakes and Seismic Waves articles

2. Presentations

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

**Wednesday:**

1. ALEKS

AC:

1. Finish Presentations

2. Still Wondering?

3. Observations vs. Inferencing

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

**Thursday:**

1. Statistics and Graph Analysis

BD:

1. Still Wondering? Debrief Presentations.

2. Observations vs. Inferencing

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

**Friday:**

1. SLC Reflection

2. Guest Speaker Archaeologist from SDSU

3. Archaeologist Interview

4. Archaeology Magazine Feature #1

**October 28- November 1**

**Monday:**

Staff Day. No School! Enjoy!

**Tuesday:**

1. Statistics and Graphs Packet

AC:

1. Solar Powered Vehicles Project Gallery Walk

2. Vehicle Participation Peer Evaluations

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

**Wednesday:**

1. Stations:

1. Statistics and Graphs Packet

2. ALEKS

BD:

1. Solar Powered Vehicles Project Gallery Walk

2. Vehicle Participation Peer Evaluations

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

**Thursday:**

1. Stations:

1. Statistics and Graphs Packet

2. ALEKS

AC:

1. Reading Article Posters

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

**Friday:**

1. Stations:

1. Statistics and Graphs Packet

2. ALEKS

BD:

1. Reading Article Posters

**October 21- October 25**

**Monday:**

1. Statistics: Box and Whisker Plots

AC:

1. Solar Powered Vehicles Project Binders due

2. Build Vehicle!

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

**Tuesday:**

1. ALEKS

BD:

1. Solar Powered Vehicles Project Binders due

2. Build Vehicle!

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

**Wednesday:**

1. Vehicles

2. ST Math/Khan Academy

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

**Thursday:**

1. FROPEN

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

**Friday:**

DEAR Day!

1. Reading Expository text:

-Seafloor Spreading

-Earthquakes and Seismic Waves

-Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics

-The Theory of Plate Tectonics

October 14- October 18

October 14- October 18

**Monday:**

1. Morning Check in

2. Open Ended Problem of the Week: Patterns

AC:

1. Solar Powered Vehicles Group Planning

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

**Tuesday:**

1. Intro to Khan Academy

2. ALEKS/ST Math

BD:

1. Solar Powered Vehicles Group Planning

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

**Wednesday:**

1. Bully Prevention Activities

AC:

1. Solar Powered Vehicles Group Planning

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

**Thursday:**

1. Finish up Open Ended Problem of the Week: Patterns

2. Variables Discussion

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

**Friday:**

FROPEN

October 7- October 11

October 7- October 11

**Monday:**

1. Morning Check in

2. Statistics: Writing good statistical questions

AC:

1. Solar Powered Vehicles Group Planning

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

**Tuesday:**

1. ALEKS

BD:

1. Solar Powered Vehicles Group Planning

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

**Wednesday:**

1. SLC Demonstration

2. SLC Prep

AC:

1. Solar Powered Vehicles Group Planning

Homework:

1. ALEKS 2 topics

**Thursday:**

**6th/8th Solar Decathlon Field Trip!**

**Friday:**

**Fall Holiday! Enjoy!**

**September 30 - October 4**

**Monday:**

1. Morning Check in

2. Introduction to Statistics: Reading different graphs

AC:

1. Solar Powered Vehicles Group Planning

Homework:

1. Permission Slip Signed for Solar Decathlon

2. ALEKS 2 topics

**Tuesday:**

1. ALEKS

BD:

1. Solar Powered Vehicles Group Planning

Homework:

1. Do something fun!

**Wednesday:**

1. Introduction to Statistics

2. Intro to ST Math

AC:

1. Solar Powered Vehicles Group consulting and designing

Homework:

1. Do something fun!

**Thursday:**

1. Short Appreciations

2. ST Math

BD:

1. Solar Powered Vehicles Group consulting and designing

Homework:

1. ALEKS 3 topics.

**Friday:**

1. FROPEN: 1. Post Assessment for Energy

2. ALEKS 30 minutes

3. Check in about HW

4. Solar Powered Vehicles Project: Documentarian: fix up google sites

Accountant: finish budget sheet and order/invoice form

Designer: Google Sketchup. Print top, side, and front view

Project Manager: type up process logs and print

**Make sure the date is on all of these documents. Make sure they are printed, 3 hole punched, and put into your group's project binder.

Homework:

1. Do something fun!

**September 23 - September 27**

**Monday:**

1. Morning Meeting

2. Finish presentations

AC:

1. Energy Pre-Test

2. Energy Game

3. Sign up for Edmodo class

Homework:

1. Do something fun!

**Tuesday:**

1. ALEKS

BD:

1. Energy Pre-Test

2. Energy Game

3. Sign up for Edmodo class

Homework:

1. Log at least 2 topic of ALEKS in your Math notebook. Make sure to log correctly.

**Wednesday:**

1. Guest Speaker from the CA Center for Sustainable Energy.

AC/BD:

1. Debrief on Sustainable Energy.

2. Journal Write on Sustainable Energy.

3. Math in Our Eyes puzzle class assembling and debrief.

Homework:

1. Do something fun!

**Thursday:**

1. Recognitions and Appreciations

2. Open Ended Question #2

BD:

1. Create Solar Powered Vehicle Blog.

2. First post: California Center for Sustainable Energy

1. What did you do with our guest speaker?

2. What did you learn from our guest speaker?

3. Job A Likes: Going over documents.

Homework:

BD: Go on blogger.com and complete your first blog.

**Friday:**

1. ALEKS

AC:

1. Create Solar Powered Vehicle Blog.

2. First post: California Center for Sustainable Energy

1. What did you do with our guest speaker?

2. What did you learn from our guest speaker?

3. Job A Likes: Going over documents.

**Homework:**

AC: Go on blogger.com and complete your first blog.

September 16- September 20

**Monday:**

1. Morning Meeting: What are some things you are excited about in working in our next project? What are some things that you are nervous about?

2. Complete puzzle piece.

AC:

1. Project Launch: 6th/8th grade Solar Powered Vehicles

2. Job Descriptions

3. Apply to jobs

Homework:

1. Complete puzzle piece.

2. Practice Math in Our Eyes Presentations starting on Wednesday.

**Tuesday:**

1. ALEKS

BD:

1. Project Launch: 6th/8th grade Solar Powered Vehicles

2. Job Descriptions

3. Apply to jobs

Homework:

1. Log at least 1 topic of ALEKS in your Math notebook. Make sure to log correctly.

**Wednesday:**

1. Math in Our Eyes presentations

AC:

1. Find out groups and jobs.

2. Paper Plane contest with groups

3. Job A Likes

Homework:

1. Log at least 1 topic of ALEKS in your Math notebook. Make sure to log correctly.

**Thursday:**

1. Guest Speaker-Mr. Jake Swan

BD:

1. Find out groups and jobs.

2. Paper Plane contest with groups

3. Job A Likes

Homework:

1. Do something fun!

**Friday:**

1. Open Work Time: Survey, ALEKS

Homework:

1. Do something fun!

**September 9- September 13**

**Monday:**

1. Morning Meeting: Getting to know each other

2. Complete Open Ended Problem #1: Work and Response

3. Journal: How did you think like a Mathematician today?

AC:

1. Formatting Math in Our Eyes Draft #2

2. Peer Editing: Capital Letters, Punctuation, and Spelling

3. Start Printing on transparency

Homework:

1. Do something fun!

2. Bring in LEGOLAND Permission Slip

**Tuesday:**

1. Introduction to ALEKS.com

BD:

1. Formatting Math in Our Eyes Draft #2

2. Peer Editing: Capital Letters, Punctuation, and Spelling

3. Start Printing on transparency

Homework:

1. Try to logon to ALEKS.com at home with parents.

**Wednesday:**

1. Legoland Information

2. ALEKS Assessment

AC:

1. Edit Math in Our Eyes Final Draft

2. Print out Math in Our Eyes on transparency

3. Cut out puzzle piece.

Homework:

1. Complete ALEKS Assessment

**Thursday:**

Legoland Field Trip.

**Friday:**

1. Appreciations and Recognitions

2. Journal Entry: What did you learn in your workshop at Legoland? How are you going to use the things you learned for your next project on creating solar powered vehicles? What further questions do you have on building a solar power vehicle?

BD:

1. Edit Math in Our Eyes Final Draft

2. Print out Math in Our Eyes on transparency

3. Cut out puzzle piece.

Homework:

1. Do something fun!

**September 2- September 6**

**Monday:**

Labor Day Holiday. Enjoy!

**Tuesday:**

1. Morning Meeting: Learning to Speak

2. MDTP

BD:

1. Intro to Peer Critique

2. Peer Critique "Math in Our Eyes" writing piece

3. Goal Writing for Draft #2

4. Begin Draft #2

Homework:

1. Do something fun!

2. Bring in LEGOLAND Permission Slip

**Wednesday:**

1. MDTP

AC:

1. Intro to Peer Critique

2. Peer Critique "Math in Our Eyes" writing piece

3. Goal Writing for Draft #2

4. Begin Draft #2

Homework:

1. Do something fun!

**Thursday:**

1. Appreciations and Recognitions

2. Complete MDTP

BD:

1. Math in Our Eyes Draft #2

Homework:

1. Bring in Legoland Permission Slip!

**Friday:**

1. Open Ended Math Problem #1

2. Journal: How did you think like a Mathematician today?

AC:

1. Math in Our Eyes Draft #2

Homework:

1. Bring in Legoland Permission Slip!

2. Complete Math in Our Eyes Draft #2

**August 26-August 30**

**Monday:**

1. Morning Meeting

2. Name Game

3. 30 second Life Stories

4. Free Write: "What are you interested in learning about this year in Math and Science?"

Homework:

1. Do something fun!

**Tuesday:**

1. Morning Meeting- Learning to Listen to One Another

2. Group Classroom Design Activity

3. Creating Classroom Norms

4. Go over Semester Syllabus

5. Free Write: " What do you think makes a great Mathematician?"

Homework:

1. Go over and sign our syllabus.

**Wednesday:**

AM:

1. New Schedule: Introducing Skills and Project Time

2. Basketball Video-How does Math relate to Basketball?

3. Discussion: What are your hobbies and how do you use Math in it?

4. Introduction to "Math in Our Eyes" project

AC:

1. Math in Our Eyes Project graphic organizer

2. Begin Math in Our Eyes writing piece on Google doc

Homework:

1. Do something fun!

**Thursday:**

AM:

1. Morning Meeting: Recognitions and Appreciations

BD:

1. Math in Our Eyes Project graphic organizer

2. Begin Math in Our Eyes writing piece on Google doc

Homework:

1. Do something fun!

**Friday:**

6th Grade Bradley Field field trip!

Homework:

1. 1st draft of Math in Our Eyes writing piece.