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Day: 28 September 2017

Underground Civilization BLOG POST for this week_Period 6

Underground Civilization BLOG POST for this week_Period 6

Great work on creating detailed underground civilizations.  Very creative for today’s Genius Hour!  Many of you took the elements/features of a civilization to explain your underground civilization.  Next step..write about the process and what you learned with this activity.

 BLOG POST HOMEWORK DUE OCTOBER 2:

What did you include in your underground civilization and why?  What did you learn through this process? (For example, you worked with a partner so you both had to brainstorm ideas and work together)

Include an image (or, the picture you took of your civilization)

Have a great weekend!  We will continue research on civilizations next week (please refer to your handout for a list of ancient civilizations)

Speed Dating with Psychologists and BLOG POST for this Week

Speed Dating with Psychologists and BLOG POST for this Week

Psychologists were chosen today!  Those of you who were away sick today…please see me Monday to get your Psychologist so you are ready for the dinner party on Wednesday.

We will continue to work on this Monday.

Speed Dating/Dinner Party will take place Wednesday, October 4th!

 

HOMEWORK DUE MONDAY, OCT 2:  READ THE ARTICLES BELOW AND PROVIDE A RESPONSE BASED ON WHAT YOU HAVE READ.  PICK ONLY ONE PROMPT BELOW TO HELP WITH YOUR RESPONSE

 

Article #1  Click

Article #2   Click

Pick ONE of the following prompts to help you write.

Describe the most important point in the article. Give at least three reasons why you think it is the most important point.

Describe what is believable or unbelievable about the reading. Defend your opinion.

Do you like the article you’re reading? Why or why not?

Describe several insights you’ve gained from your reading.

Is what you have read believable? Why or why not?

If you could talk to the author, what questions would you ask? Why?

Explain how you have been surprised by what you are reading.

Select a quote from the reading that you liked. What made you pick it? How does it make you think?                      What has been the most interesting part of the reading?

What have you learned about life from the reading?