I thank my childhood Best Friend, Adam Catt, for reminding me about this inspiring artist. His name is Prince Ea.
As for the Health project, I decided to put myself out on a limb and do a short, spoken word performance based on Carly Rae Jepsen's song, Call Me Maybe. One of the ideas for the project suggested by a few students was about making healthy choices in relationships. So, I decided to use this when I changed up a few lyrics:
The students have been working with lyrics and developing ideas for their videos. Here is a Storyboard for a video:
In Geography, the students completed a series of questions --which I am going to review, assess, and share-- relating Bloom's Taxonomy to the Humpty Dumpty Nursery Rhyme. Here are the questions:
While there is over a month before the presentations, I will be spending more time explaining this. As usual, I will probably model part of the assignment, based on a book I have read.
The group in Room 52 are also practicing/working on the classic 5 sentence paragraph. I will be looking at the work they have done, giving them some feedback, and then practicing some more.
Here is a summary of our class KWL chart on our exploration of sentences:
- complete 5 sentence paragraph, if you have not completed
-review 2 Math handouts (King Henry and multiplying dividing by Powers of 10)
- Learning Skills Part 1 Journal
- continue reading novel/start thinking about Book Talk assignment (read handout provided by Mr. P)