Thursday, 5/31: It’s All Due Tomorrow!

Tomorrow! Tomorrow! Tomorrow!

Your sincere “Page” is due Tomorrow!

Your Message to 6th Grade is due Tomorrow!  We grade them live Tomorrow!

Tomorrow, we are all finished!

 

Get your homies to proofread your YEE!

YEE #10.   Use your own paper. NDP in upper right corner.
Title: YEE #10. Use 4-digit dates for #1 and #2. Copy only the ones that say “Copy.”

    1. First Independence Day (M,D,Y):
    2. Pearl Harbor Day (M,D,Y):
    3. (Copy.) 10% of 250 = _________
    4. (Copy.) 24/40 = ______% = ______(letter grade)
    5. a) ______ books have been sitting b)_______ for a long time; I hope c)______ coming back soon.
    6. Choose a sentence below, copy it, and label each word with its part of speech.

Homer tripped very awkwardly, and hit his fat head on the door.
Beetle bravely endured their anger and cruel taunts in silence.
He was a very scary bear, and we beat a hasty retreat from his lair.

 

 

Message to 6th Grade.  Singles or Partners (2x content) — NOT 3+.
Due by FRIDAY. It’s only homework if you don’t finish in class. We will grade them in class on Friday!

Form:

  • StoryboardThat! Comic (10+ panels)
  • Prezi?
  • Web Site?
  • Google Slides (15+)
  • Quiz (20+ questions.)
  • ???
Content:

  • Three Expectations vs. Reality
  • Three Good Things About Laguna
  • Three Pieces of Advice
  • One Euphemism.
  • Upbeat and Funny
  • Proofread!!!!!!!!!!!!
Rubric:

  • All Content Items (15)
  • Mechanics (20)
  • Effort (10)
  • Creativity (15)
  • Total: 60

StoryboardThat! People:
If you have already used the site, log in with the account you already created. Just join this class too and save it there. If you are a Noob:

  1. Click the link below, and choose “I’m a new user.”
    Join StoryboardThat
  2. Click on the Google Button and sign in with your @student.slcusd.org username and password.
  3. Click I am a Student.
    a) The School is Laguna-MS.  b) The key is laguna. and  c) use your real first name and last initials.
  4. If there are two of you, make sure both partners know the username and password!
  5. Scroll down to “Manage my Classes.”
  6. Join the appropriate class that begins with 2018-.
  7. The password is “cheese.”
  8. Click Create Storyboard.

HERE are some photos of Laguna to use in your project.

HERE is an example from last year.

Tuesday, 5/29: YEE #8, Message to 6th Grade

Copy homework into planner… for the final time!

YEE #8.   Use your own paper. NDP in upper right corner.
Title: YEE #7. Use 4-digit dates for #1 and #2. Copy only the ones that say “Copy.”

    1. First Independence Day (M,D,Y):
    2. Pearl Harbor Day (M,D,Y):
    3. (Copy.) 10% of 250 = _________
    4. (Copy.) 24/40 = ______% = ______(letter grade)
    5. a) ______ books have been sitting b)_______ for a long time; I hope c)______ coming back soon.
    6. Choose a sentence below, copy it, and label each word with its part of speech.

Homer tripped very awkwardly, and hit his fat head on the door.
Beetle bravely endured their anger and cruel taunts in silence.
He was a very scary bear, and we beat a hasty retreat from his lair.

“AlternaYEE, 5/29.”

  1. Figure out the animals! (Example: hair control foam = moose.) The animal’s name must be spelled correctly.
    • a) run away or escape
    • b) first you get a parking ticket, then you get this
    • c) very exposed
  2. What one three-letter word can be placed in the blanks below to make four different words?
    ___less ___ure ___orse ___ing
  3. George Washington’s wife was sweeping when George Washington’s wife slipped and got wet. How many w’s (or W’s) in all?
  4. Which word in the English language, beginning with “P”, is singular until an “S” is added to the end and it becomes a plural, but reverts back to a singular word if another letter “S” is added to the end?
  5. What do all the words in this list have in common? Lead, Sow, Bass, Wind, Tear, Object
  6. What gets bigger the more you take away from it, but smaller the more you add to it?

 

 

Message to 6th Grade.  Singles or Partners (2x content) — NOT 3+.
Due by FRIDAY. It’s only homework if you don’t finish in class. We will grade them in class on Friday!

Form:

  • StoryboardThat! Comic (10+ panels)
  • Prezi?
  • Web Site?
  • Google Slides (15+)
  • Quiz (20+ questions.)
  • ???
Content:

  • Three Expectations vs. Reality
  • Three Good Things About Laguna
  • Three Pieces of Advice
  • One Euphemism.
  • Upbeat and Funny
  • Proofread!!!!!!!!!!!!
Rubric:

  • All Content Items (15)
  • Mechanics (20)
  • Effort (10)
  • Creativity (15)
  • Total: 60

StoryboardThat! People:
If you have already used the site, log in with the account you already created. Just join this class too and save it there. If you are a Noob:

  1. Click the link below, and choose “I’m a new user.”
    Join StoryboardThat
  2. Click on the Google Button and sign in with your @student.slcusd.org username and password.
  3. Click I am a Student.
    a) The School is Laguna-MS.  b) The key is laguna. and  c) use your real first name and last initials.
  4. If there are two of you, make sure both partners know the username and password!
  5. Scroll down to “Manage my Classes.”
  6. Join the appropriate class that begins with 2018-.
  7. The password is “cheese.”
  8. Click Create Storyboard.

HERE are some photos of Laguna to use in your project.

HERE is an example from last year.

Thursday, 6/1: l (a ?!? YEE #8 (collaborative), Message to 6th Grade

l (a ?!? You’re on your own with this one. For awhile.

YEE #8: Same as #7. Get some help. Really. I mean it.

Message to 6th Grade. Due Tomorrow! We are grading them LIVE in class.

If you haven’t already, share your GDoc (or whatever) with me or send me a link!

Form:

  • Storyboard That! Comic (10+ panels)
  • Prezi?
  • Slides?
  • Web Site?
  • Quiz
  • Newsletter
  • ???
Content:

  • Three Expectations vs. Reality
  • Three Good Things About Laguna
  • Three Pieces of Advice
  • One Euphemism?
  • Upbeat and Funny
  • Proofread!!!!!!!!!!!!
Rubric:

  • All Content Items (15)
  • Mechanics (20)
  • Effort (10)
  • Creativity (15)Total: 60

 

Wednesday, 5/31: “old age,” YEE#7, Message to 6th Grade

“When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.”  –Mark Twain

What does he really mean?

 

“old age sticks” by ee cummings.

 

YEE #7.

 

Message to 6th Grade.

Form:

  • Storyboard That! Comic (10+ panels)
  • Prezi?
  • Slides?
  • Web Site?
  • Quiz
  • Newsletter
  • ???
Content:

  • Three Expectations vs. Reality
  • Three Good Things About Laguna
  • Three Pieces of Advice
  • One Euphemism?
  • Upbeat and Funny
  • Proofread!!!!!!!!!!!!
Rubric:

  • All Content Items (15)
  • Mechanics (20)
  • Effort (10)
  • Creativity (15)Total: 60

Tuesday, 5/30: Copy Homework, YEE #6, Final Exam, Message to 6th Grade

Copy homework into planner. This is the last time for this!

YEE #6. Name:                      Date:                  Period:

1. Pearl Harbor Day (M, D, 4-digit Y):
2. Independence Day (M, D, 4-digit Y):
3. 10% of 350 = _________
4. 150/200 = ______% = ______(letter grade)
5. Well, a) _____________ at it again; b) __________ goes another one of c) __________strange cars.
6. Label each word with its part of speech.

Homer tripped very awkwardly, and hit his fat head on the door.

 

“AlternaYEE, 5/30.”

  1. “She” is a word that contains two personal pronouns: she and he. What five-letter word beginning with “U” contains four personal pronouns?
  2. Even if you give this to someone else, you still keep it. What is it?
  3. Which is more desirable, an old hundred dollar bill or a new one?
  4. A horse has a five foot rope tied to its neck. There is a bale of hay seven feet away. Without breaking the rope or any help, the horse was able to reach the hay. How?
  5. A hot dog vendor at a soccer game sells one half of his supply of hot dogs during the first half of the game. During intermission, he sells a total of five hot dogs. During the second half, he sells three eighths of his original supply. He is left with only four hot dogs. How many did he have to start with?

 

 


“Final Exam, 5/30”
If we were to try to sum up, in just one phrase, the theme of the majority of the books and stories we read this year, the best phrase would probably be… a) “Life sucks, and then you die.” b) “It’s hard being an outsider.” c) “Youth vs. age.” d) “Expectation vs. reality.” e) “Family is important.”

Partial List of Titles: The Outsiders, Midwife’s Apprentice, MAUS, The Giver, “Monsters are Due on Maple Street,” “A Sound of Thunder,” “Theme for English B,”  “Old Glory,”  “The Earth Men,” “The Third Expedition”

Instructions: As a group…
Choose the phrase. Come up with three books/stories that back up your choice.
On your sheet:

  • I/We chose…
  • Our three examples are…
    • First… (explain)
    • Second… (explain)
    • Third… (explain)

 

Message to 6th Grade. We are grading them live, in class on Friday.

Form:

  • StoryboardThat! Comic (10+ panels)
  • Prezi?
  • Web Site?
  • Google Slides (15+)
  • Quiz (20+ questions.)
  • ???
Content:

  • Three Expectations vs. Reality
  • Three Good Things About Laguna
  • Three Pieces of Advice
  • One Euphemism?
  • Upbeat and Funny
  • Proofread!!!!!!!!!!!!
Rubric:

  • All Content Items (15)
  • Mechanics (20)
  • Effort (10)
  • Creativity (15)Total: 60