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Itinerary for the Week of May 3 – R.1

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Brain Book – Final Review

 

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Period 1, 3, and 5 Assignment

Released Test
Question
Game Shows

1. Go to Departure Gate: ELA Review Games – Released Test and select at least four questions to include in your game. You must get teacher approval before proceeding.
2. Use one of the four options to create an RTQ Game Show.

Option 1:
Game Show
Templates

1. Go to
Departure Gate:
ELA Review Games

2. Choose a game
template.
3. Make a conceptual
model of your game.
4. Create your game.
5. Save your game to
Arrival: Gate 1
Option 2:
Power Point Games

1. Go to the student
created games at mrsbutler2006.com
2. View a few of the games to get an
idea for
how you might
make your PPT.
3. Create a conceptual
model.
4. Create your game.
5. Save your game to
Arrival: Gate 1

Option 3:
Quia Game

1.Go to Quia.com
2.Choose Quia Web
3. Type in julbutler for USERNAME.
4.Go to board and write your group # under HELP and wait for me to input password.
5.Go to ACTIVITIES.
6.Click on “Create a new” and decide on the game you want (do not do an internet search game aka scavenger hunt)
7.Follow the directions on the game template.
8. Send a link to your game to jbutler@ltusd.net

Option 4:
Reality Show Skit
Create a reality show skit using RTQs. Examples:
American Idol, Top Model, Survivor, So You Think You Can Dance.

RTQ Activities

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Itinerary for the Week of April 26

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This Week’s Standards:
1.1 Sentence Structure
1.2 Indefinite Pronoun
1.2 Verb Tense
1.3 Commas, Colons, and Semicolons
1.4 Capitalization
1.5 Spelling
Brain Book Review Week 7

Period 1 Assignment

Released Test
Question
Game Shows

1. Go to Departure Gate: ELA Review Games – Released Test and select at least four questions to include in your game. You must get teacher approval before proceeding.
2. Use one of the four options below to create an RTQ Game Show.
 


 

 
 

Period 3/4 and 5/6 Assignment1

Create a comic about the perfect tenses:

      
    

 

1. Review the perfect tenses (Departure Gate: Perfect Tense PPT). If you need more review, watch the movie on our Professor Grammar page.
2. Correct any errors on your comic rough draft.
3. Create an online comic using
http://www.makebeliefscomix.
com/Comix/
4. Email your comic to jbutler@ltusd.net

 

Option 1:
Game Show
Templates

1. Go to
Departure Gate:
ELA Review Games

2. Choose a game
template.
3. Make a conceptual
model of your game.
4. Create your game.
5. Save your game to
Arrival: Gate 1

Option 2:
Power Point Games

1. Go to the student
created games at mrsbutler2006.com
2. View a few of the games to get an
idea for
how you might
make your PPT.
3. Create a conceptual
model.
4. Create your game.
5. Save your game to
Arrival: Gate 1

Option 3:
Quia Game

1.Go to Quia.com
2.Choose Quia Web
3. Type in julbutler for USERNAME.
4.Go to board and write your group # under HELP and wait for me to input password.
5.Go to ACTIVITIES.
6.Click on “Create a new” and decide on the game you want (do not do an internet search game aka scavenger hunt)
7.Follow the directions on the game template.
8. Send a link to your game to jbutler@ltusd.net

Option 4:
Reality Show Skit
Create a reality show skit using RTQs. Examples:
American Idol, Top Model, Survivor, So You Think You Can Dance.

Period 3/4 and 5/6 Assignment 2

Create a Quia game about punctuation:

 

 

  :  ,  ;  !  ?

1.Go to Quia.com
2.Choose Quia Web
3. Type in julbutler for USERNAME
4.Go to board and write your group # under HELP and wait for me to input password.
5.Go to ACTIVITIES.
6.Click on “Create a new” and decide on the game you want (do not do an internet search game aka scavenger hunt).
7.Follow the directions on the game template.
8. Send a link to your game to
jbutler@ltusd.net .

 

 

Examples of completed comics:

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Itinerary for the Week of April 19

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This Week’s Standards:
3.4 Analyzing Poetry
3.7 Literary Devices
Departure Gate: Brain Book Review Week 6
Reading:

 
1. Add another virtual sticky note to our A Wrinkle in Time wall. Make a list of things about Camazotz that remind you of our society. In what ways does modern life ask us to think like the red-eyed man?

2. Next week you will be creating Released Test Question Game Shows (RTQ Games). Open ELA Review Games (Departure Gate: ELA Games). Choose a game and make a conceptual model of it.

 
3. Just for fun: If you are a fan of LOST, compare and contrast the television show with A Wrinkle in Time. Go to VoiceThread and add your comments and/or illustrations.

Social Studies:

The Physical Features of India Test
With your partner:
1. Download the Physical Features of India Test (Departure Gate: India)
2. Answer the test questions.
3. Label the map.
4. Create the advertisement.
5. Save your test as Physical Features of India – your names
6. We will correct the test together.
7.Save and upload to Arrivals: Gate 5.

 

 

Language Arts:

RTQ Game Shows
Next week you will be creating Released Test Question Game Shows (RTQ Games). Open ELA Review Games (Departure Gate: ELA Games). Choose a game and make a conceptual model of it.

Periods 3/4 and 5/6 Assignment:
With a partner you will review Brain Book Review Week 5 and Brain Book Review Week 6. Partner 1 is the teacher and partner 2 is the student.
1. Open Brain Book Review Week 5 (Depature Gate: Brain Book 5).
2. Skim the contents of the lessons (we have already done these in class) and make sure you have completed everything in your notebook.
3. Partner 1 will give the quiz and partner 2 will answer the questions. Keep track of how many questions were answered incorrectly.
4. Repeat for Brain Book Review Week 6 (switch roles).
5. Please pay attention to the questions you answered incorrectly. You will be taking a mastery test after you complete the assignment and it will be graded.

 

 

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Assignments for the Week of April 5, 2010.

 

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This Week’s Standards:
Brain Book Review Week 5 (open Brain Book Review Week 5 in the Public folder in the SkyDrive below).

Social Studies: Create a game like the Image Ace Satellite Map Game about the physical features of India. Your game should include three cards describing three of the nine physical features of India we have learned about.
1. Create a conceptual model (a map) of your game.
2. Decide who will work on what; everyone should have a job and should be working at all times.
Jobs: One project manager who oversees everything and one to two people working on each card (someone to find images and someone to type the description).
3. Use your textbook and notes to choose the three physical features to be included in your game.
4. Download the design directions "India Design Game" PPT from the Public folder and save it to your desktop.
5. Follow the directions.
6. Send me a note in the guestbook when you are done and we will upload your game to the SkyDrive.
You will have one class period to complete this task!

Reading: Add another virtual sticky note to our A Wrinkle in Time wall. Make a list of things about Camazotz that remind you of our society. In what ways does modern life ask us to think like the red-eyed man?

 

High Point: Review Brain Book Review Week 5 with a partner.

1. Open Brain Book Review Week 5 in the Public folder in SkyDrive (do not save it).
2. Skim the contents of the lessons (we have already done these in class) and make sure you have completed everything in your notebook.
3. Take turns answering the quiz questions with your partner.
4. Play two of the student authored games with each other.
5. During the next few weeks you will be creating review games. Think about what you like and what you would change or add to these games.

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