PBMS Cambridge Global Studies and Research

Cambr-trans_t-shirt_logo6

Welcome to the PBMS Cambridge Program.  Since being recognized as a Cambridge International magnet the students in the program have worked hard on a multitude of assignments that infuses ChessRobotics, Cultural and Global Studies, and the Cambridge Choir. Thanks to Dade Partner Forever Bloom Alliance, Inc. in donating this web space, students have powerful tool for helping them attain academic success throughout the program.

After touring our website you will see that the Paul W. Bell Cambridge Program is a wonderful place that offers an exciting education under the guidance of experienced and talented teachers. To become a part of this exciting program, click on the tab “How to Sign Up for PBMS Cambridge” and enroll today.  

  cambridge_whole_group

Surround yourself with smart, dedicated people – to build something isn’t a one-man show. It’s more important to have smart people who really believe in what you’re doing than really experienced people who may not share your dream.

– Niklas Zennstrom

How to Sign Up for PBMS Cambridge

How to Sign Up for PBMS Cambridge

Students currently in the 5th or 6th grade must meet the following criteria:

1. Minimum of 2.0 averages in core Academics and Conduct (e.g. Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies).

2. All effort grades in core academics must be a “2” or higher.

3. No more than 10 unexcused absences for the previous year.

4. Parents must apply online by completing the magnet application before January 15 in order for the student to be considered for admission.

5. At the end of each school year, we review all currently accepted students. If the student’s academic or conduct record no longer meets the admission requirements, the student’s acceptance will be revoked.

Register Online Today!

—————————————————————-

PBMS Cambridge Contacts:
Anthony Reid – Lead Teacheranthonyreid@dadeschools.net
Soraya Herran – School Counselor – sherran-flynn@dadeschools.net

Testimonials

“Cambridge gives an amazing experience”- Izayana.G. 2015

“Cambridge makes learning fun”- Emily.S. 2015

“Cambridge has been a very wonderful experience for me and I have only been in the program for two weeks”- Ketsia.L.  2015

“I love the Cambridge Program because I get to interact with students in Germany and all my friends are in it”- Rocio.L. 2015

“This is my first year in the Cambridge Program and it has been a wonderful experience. I’ve met great friends that will stay with me for three special years, as well as creative and understanding teachers.”- Claudia.M. 2015 {Mr. Reid’s favorite student}

“The Cambridge Program is an amazing experience. The Cambridge Program prepares you to be independent. I’m very proud to be a part of it.” – Katherine.R. 2015

“Cambridge is a fun learning academy, where you learn to utilize all sorts of materials and technology” Frank.D. 2015

“Cambridge is fun and exciting. It is interesting and you will be very successful.  It also has many appealing features such as choir, technology and interacting with kids from Germany”- Nicholas.P.  2015

“Cambridge is exciting! Also we learn sufficient information from working with technological machines and software such as robots, computers, and Microsoft office.”- Lazaro.G.  2015

“This course is enjoyable.”- Adilio.M. 2015

“This year that I have been in the Cambridge program has been very successful. When I first heard about this program I knew that whichever teacher was directing the program was also very successful as well. It has been a wonderful experience. I have had the chance to meet intelligent kids who have become my friends. I hope to stay in Cambridge for the next three years.”- Valerie.A 2015

“Cambridge is an exciting program and has many engaging features as choir, show creating, and PowerPoint.”- Anthony.L. 2015 { J Average Student J }

“Cambridge is very exciting and entertaining. In Cambridge we perform tasks. We mainly sing as a choir, construct robots, and work on PowerPoint’s. – Alexander.R.  2015 {Mr. Reid’s’ favorite Student}

“In this program called Cambridge I have the oppurtunity to learn how to become a successful person and to be interactive. Many of my friends are in this program and we have a good time. We acquire information of technology by building robots; make PowerPoints, interacting with kids in Germany, and singing. It has only been 5 months and I feel proud of myself. Also I thank my teacher Mr. Reid”-Isabella.N.  

Class Photo Gallery

Val-PDQ Florida Senator Flores meeting with our Cambridge class.

 

 

 

 

 

Val-PDQ A very joyful Isabella celebrating her good grades.

 

 

 

 

 

Val-PDQ Valerie enjoying a free PDQ lunch thanks to Principal Soto.

 

 

 

 

 

Val-PDQ Izayana and Isabella studying World History.

 

 

 

 

 

Val-PDQ Lazaro and Franlix working the power drill building an Egyptian exhibit for the PBMS Cambridge Fair.

 

 

 

 

 

Val-PDQ Cambridge students showing off the new t-shirts.

 

 

 

 

 

Val-PDQ Cambridge Choir performs “Jingle Bells”.

 

 

 

 

 

Val-PDQ Cambridge Choir backstage at the PBMS Christmas Show.

 

 

 

 

 

Val-PDQ In class rehearsing for the Christmas show.

 

 

 

 

 

Val-PDQ Claudia presenting the Cambridge program to Finlay Elementary students.

 

 

 

 

 

Val-PDQ PBMS Cambridge Class of 2017.

1st Quarter Classwork – Cultural & Global Studies

Day 1 – 8/21
Course Introduction
Rules and Guidelines
What is the Cambridge Program?

Students will review activities and projects for the course based on the Paul Bell Cambridge program’s goals and objectives: Accelerated Learning, Arts and Culture, Global Education, and Technology Integration.

Day 2 – 8/23
What is Cultural & Global Studies
How will the course benefit students and the school? 

Cultural & Global Studies Scope and Sequence

Course Building Discussion

Introduce Class Officers
What is the Cambridge Student Committee?

Introduce Class Website and Online Resources

Day 3 – 8/25
OCS Election Day

Gradebook and Grading Policy

Speech and Vocalization Exercises 1: Positioning

Day 4 – 8/29
Speech and Vocalization 2: Breathing

Global Scholars Letter

Music Theory Lesson 1: Music Staff & Scales

Introduce MusicTheory.net

Tablet and Folder Distribution

Day 5 – 8/31

Music Theory Lesson 2: Music Staff Sharps & Flats

Speech and Vocalization 3: Projection

Day 6 – 9/05

Pre-Holiday Repertoir Discussion

Music Theory Lesson 3: Key Signatures

Speech and Vocalization 4: Scales and Gestures

Introduce Cherish Tuttle Vocal Studio

Day 7 – 9/07

Hurricane Irma: No classes

Day 8 – 9/11

Hurricane Irma: No classes

Day 9 – 9/13

Hurricane Irma: No classes

Day 10 – 9/15

Hurricane Irma: No classes

Day 11 – 9/19

Music Theory Lesson 4: Time Signatures 1

Speech and Vocalization 5: Scales and Gestures

Cherish Tuttle Vocal Studio Practice

Day 12 – 9/22

Global Scholars Folder Setup

Cherish Tuttle Vocal Studio Practice

Day 13 – 9/26

Global Scholars Unit 1

Introduce Monologue Project

Day 14 – 9/28

Complete Music Notes Worksheets

Memorize Monologues for Presentation

Day 15 – 10/03

Global Scholars Postings Workshop

Vocal Range Examination

Day 16 – 10/05

Monologue Practice

Monologue Performance 1

Vocal Range Examination (Continued)

Day 17 – 10/09

Monologue Performance 2

Music Theory Lesson 5: Time Signatures 2

Introduce GS Digital Project 1

Day 18 – 10/11

Music Theory Lesson 6: Time Signatures 3

Singing Rounds and Canons

Day 19 – 10/13

Introduce Arrow and the Song

GS Digital Project Groups

Day 20 – 10/17

Practice Arrow and the Song

GS Digital Project Groups

Day 21 – 10/19

View and Assess Monologue Video Performances

Click here for the latest version of the Performance Rubric

Introduce Christmas Drama Project

Day 22 – 10/23

Practice Arrow and the Song

Present GS Video Projects

Day 23 – 10/25

Complete GS Workbook Assignment

Edit GS Video Projects

Day 24 – 10/30

“Arrow and the Song” Singing Quiz

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

MUN Introduction: Goal and Resources

Day 25 – 10/31

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Day 26 – 11/01

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Global Scholars Unit 2

Day 26 – 11/03

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Global Scholars Unit 2

Day 24 – 11/01
Global Ed. Country Presentations 2

1st Quarter Homework & Due Dates – Cultural & Global Studies

8/23  – Signed Rules and Materials Sheet Due

8/25  – Have speeches prepared for OCS Election Day

8/29 – Course Materials and Cambridge T-shirt Money Due

Global Scholars Letters with Parent Signature Due

8/31 – Complete MusicTheory.net Exercise 1

Exercise 1.1: Note Identification – Treble Clef 1

Exercise 1.2: Note Construction – Treble Clef 2

Directions:
After clicking on the link above complete the exercise using the following criteria:
a. Must identify a total of 25 notes.
b. Exercise must be completed in under 5 minutes.
c. Must correctly answer 80% of the items.
d. Once the lesson is concluded print out a Progress Report with your Last, First name and the verification code.

9/05 – Complete MusicTheory.net Exercise 2

Exercise 2.1: Note Identification – Bass Clef 1

Exercise 2.2: Note Construction – Bass Clef 2

(Complete 25 items in under 5 minutes)

9/13 – Complete MusicTheory.net Exercise 3

Exercise 3.1: Note Identification – Grand Staff 1

(Complete 25 items in under 3 minutes)

Exercise 3.2: Note Construction – Grand Staff 2

(Complete 25 items in under 3 minutes)

Complete 1 Cherish Tuttle choir warmup text and gestures.

9/22 – Complete 8 Cherish Tuttle choir warmup text and gestures.

9/22 – Choral Piece Proposals Due

Proposals Criteria:

1.  Students must submit 1 classical and 1 contemporary piece.

2. Proposals must be age appropriate with no explicit text or subject matter.

3. Song selections must be suitable for a choir with multiple voices. 

4. Students must provide a copy or link to a recording of the selection.

5. Students must provide a copy or link to the sheet music for the selection.

6. Students may propose songs that they intend to sing as a solo or duet.

7. Proposals must be submitted via email at anthonyreid@dadeschools.net

9/28 – Complete first Global Scholars discussion post about yourself.  The post should be at least 250 words, well-written in paragraph form, and include:

Your first name and the name of your city.
Your favorite activities and favorite foods.
What makes your city a unique and interesting place to live?
A question about a city in your collaboration. 

Your post needs to be written on a Word document and saved in the class Global Scholars share folder in the subfolder “GS Post 1 Drop”.  The file name should be in a format with the following example: “GS Post 1-Yanerick”

10/09 – Practice Monologues for Performance 2.  Your performance will be graded based on a the Monologue and Performance Rubric.  Click here to view a copy of the performance rubric.

10/11 – Complete pages 13 and 14 in the Global Scholars Workbook.  Include detailed responses.

10/15 – Complete page 15 in the Global Scholars Workbook.  Include detailed responses.

10/19 – Complete video of monologue.  Monologue must be presented using a .mov file or from a iphone or ipad.  Click here to view a copy of the performance rubric.

10/23 – Complete Global Scholars 30 – 40 second group video project.

10/25 – Solo or group proposal Christmas drama monologue/skit or song title due.

10/30 – Arrow and the Song solo performance/test.  [Click to view Singing Rubric]

Click below to practice only your assigned voice part.  Repeat over and over until mastery:

[Soprano 1]   [Soprano 2]   [Alto/Bass]   [Accompaniment]   [Sheet Music]

9/16 – Memorize and practice “The Clouds” (Part I only). Download Text and Music and Piano.

9/16 – Extra Credit: Write one or two paragraphs explaining what you think the song “The Clouds” is about.  Be sure to include specific evidence from the text supporting your view.  You may use quotes when providing the evidence.   Also include a sentence or two sharing your opinion of the song.

9/26 – Study for The Clouds Melody and Text Quiz. Download Text and Music and Piano.

9/26 – Type up notes from the Chess Introduction lectures.  The document should include the text and hand-drawn or computer generated illustrations.  Print out the document.

9/26 – View Howcast.com Video: 3 Basic Opening Strategy Principles.  Complete a 200 – 250 word summary of the key points featured in the video.  Include at least 2 hand-drawn or computer generated illustrations based on the information in the summary.

9/28 – Study for The Clouds Melody and Text Quiz. Download Text and Music and Piano.

9/28 – View Howcast.com Video: 10 Golden Moves.  Complete a 200 – 250 word summary of the key points featured in the video.  Include at least 2 hand-drawn or computer generated illustrations based on the information in the summary.

9/30 – View Howcast.com Video: Principals of Attacking and Defending.  Complete a 200 – 250 word summary of the key points featured in the video.  Include at least 2 hand-drawn or computer generated illustrations based on the information in the summary.

10/01 – Junior Orange Bowl Family Day at Tropical Park – Click for details

10/05 – View Coach Dat Video: Checking the King.  Complete a 200 – 250 word summary of the key points featured in the video.  Include at least 2 hand-drawn or computer generated illustrations based on the information in the summary.

10/07 – View Coach Dat Video: What is a Checkmate?  Complete a 200 – 250 word summary of the key points featured in the video.  Include at least 2 hand-drawn or computer generated illustrations based on the information in the summary.

10/14 – Complete final draft of 2 to 3 minute video clip about the Values Matter Campaign (Video Group with Francisco, Miguel, Angelo, and Pablo Only).

10/14 – Final group submission for video project Name, Slogan, Logo, and Theme Music.

10/18 – Bring in study evidence for upcoming Geography Quiz.

10/18 – 90 second audition videos for video project hosts due (Extra Credit).

10/26 – Rough draft Globe Education Country PPP due (in Onedrive drop folder).

See Onedrive folder for Rubrics and Project Guide.

1st Quarter Quiz & Study Guides – Cultural & Global Studies

Global Scholars Units 1 & 2 Workbook Vocabulary Quiz

Unit 1: collaboration, culture, e-classroom, food system, international, peer, sustainable

Unit 2:  access, consume, food security, influence, nutritious, processed food, public health

 

1st Quarter Classwork – Chess & Robotics

Day 1 – 8/21
Course Introduction
Rules and Guidelines
What is new in the Cambridge Program?
What is the Cambridge Student Committee?
How will the course benefit students and the school?
Students will review activities and projects for the course based on the Paul Bell Cambridge program’s goals and objectives: Accelerated Learning, Arts and Culture, Global Education, and Technology Integration.

Day 2 – 8/23

What is Chess and Robotics
How will the course benefit students and the school? 

Chess and Robotics Scope and Sequence

Course Building Discussion

Introduce Class Officers
What is the Cambridge Student Committee?

Introduce Class Website and Online Resources

Day 3 – 8/25
OCS Election Day

Gradebook and Grading Policy

Introduction to Riddles and Mind Traps

Introduction to Chess and Chess Kids

Day 4 – 8/29
Chess Basics Review 1: Game History and Object

Tablet and Folder Distribution

MS Office 365 Workshop 1: Using Email and One Drive

Singing Exercise 2: Posture & Breathing

Day 5 – 8/31

Create ChessKid.com Account

Chess Basics Review 2: The Pawn & King

Singing Exercise 3: Projection

Day 6 – 9/05

Chess Basics Review 3: The Knight

MS Office 365 Workshop 1:  Word

Troubleshooting on the Net

Day 7 – 9/07

Hurricane Irma: No classes

Day 8 – 9/11

Hurricane Irma: No classes

Day 9 – 9/13

Hurricane Irma: No classes

Day 10 – 9/15

Hurricane Irma: No classes

Day 11 – 9/19

Chess Basics Review 4: The Bishop

MS Office 365 Workshop 2:  Word

Prepare for a Word Challenge 1: Article

Day 12 – 9/22

Chess Basics Review 6: The Rook

MS Office 365 Workshop 3:  Word

Prepare for a Word Challenge 2: Chart

Day 13 – 9/26

Chess Basics Review 7: The Queen

MS Office 365 Workshop 4:  Word

Prepare for a Word Challenge 3: Letter

Day 14 – 9/28

Chess Practice checking the King

Day 15 – 10/03

Chess: Finding the Pin

Vocal Range Examination

Day 16 – 10/05

Vex IQ Robotics Assignments & Workshop

Vocal Range Examination (Continued)

Day 17 – 10/09

Vex IQ Robotics Assignments & Workshop

Rounds and Canon Practice

Day 18 – 10/11

Vex IQ Robotics Assignments & Workshop

Rounds and Canon Practice

Day 19 – 10/13

Vex IQ Robotics Assignments & Workshop

Introduce Arrow and the Song

Day 20 – 10/17

Practice Arrow and the Song

Vex IQ Robotics Ringmaster Workshop

Day 21 – 10/19

Practice Arrow and the Song

Vex IQ Robotics Ringmaster Workshop

Day 22 – 10/23

Practice Arrow and the Song

Vex IQ Robotics Ringmaster Workshop

Chess Practice

Day 23 – 10/25

Practice Arrow and the Song

Vex IQ Robotics Ringmaster Workshop

Chess Practice

Day 24 – 10/30

“Arrow and the Song” Singing Quiz

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Chess Workshop: The Fork

Day 25 – 10/31

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Chess Practice

Day 14 – 9/29

The Clouds: Melody and Text Quiz 

Chess Practice Rounds 2: Piece Development

Day 15 – 10/04

Introduce Cambridge Magnet Fair

The Clouds: Melody and Text Quiz 

Chess Practice Rounds 3: Attack and Defend

Day 16 – 10/06

YVI Final Survey Assignments 1

Chess Practice Rounds 4: Checking the King

Day 17 – 10/10

YVI Final Survey Assignments 2

Chess Practice Rounds 5: What is a Checkmate?

Day 18 – 10/13

Introduce MUN 2017: Student Assignments

Day 19 – 10/17

YVI Excel Workshop

Cambridge Choir “The Clouds” Melody and Text Quiz 

Day 20 – 10/19

YVI Excel Workshop

Cambridge Choir – “Try” Practice

Cambridge Choir – “Noel, Noel” Practice

Cambridge Choir “The Clouds” Melody and Text Quiz 

Day 21 – 10/21

YVI Excel Workshop

Cambridge Choir – “Try” Practice

Cambridge Choir – “Noel, Noel” Practice

Cambridge Choir “The Clouds” Melody and Text Quiz

Day 22 – 10/25

Cambridge Choir Practice

YVI Data Entry – 1

Day 23 – 10/27

Cambridge Choir Practice
 
YVI Data Entry – 2

Day 23 – 10/28

Computer Lab
YVI Data Entry – 3

Day 24 – 11/01

Computer Lab
YVI Data Entry – 4

Day 17 – 10/12

Practice Writing Resolutions – Part 2

Points and Motions

Day 18 – 10/14

MUN Vocabulary Test 2

Day 19 – 10/16
Prepare for Magnet Fair

Day 20 – 10/20
Prepare for Magnet Fair

Day 21 – 10/22
Prepare for Magnet Fair

Day 22 – 10/26
Prepare for Magnet Fair

Day 23 – 10/28
Prepare for Magnet Fair

Day 22
Complete post-Cambridge Magnet Fair Activities: Reflections Essay Questions Clean-up

Day 23
Introduce Gardiner’s Intelligences Intelligence and Team Building Activities 1

Day 24
Intelligence and Team Building Activities 2

Multiple Intelligence Test 1  Multiple Intelligence Test 2

Discuss class activity rotation for 2nd nine weeks 

1st Quarter Homework & Due Dates – Chess & Robotics

8/23  – Signed Rules and Materials Sheet Due

8/25  – Have speeches prepared for OCS Election Day

8/29 – Course Materials and Cambridge T-shirt Money Due

9/07 – View Howcast.com Video: 3 Basic Opening Strategy Principles.  Complete a 200 – 250 word summary of the key points featured in the video.  Include at least 2 hand-drawn or computer generated illustrations based on the information in the summary.

9/15 – View Howcast.com Video: 10 Golden Moves.  Complete a 200 – 250 word summary of the key points featured in the video.  Include at least 2 hand-drawn or computer generated illustrations based on the information in the summary.

9/19 – View Howcast.com Video: Principals of Attacking and Defending.  Complete a 200 – 250 word summary of the key points featured in the video.  Include at least 2 hand-drawn or computer generated illustrations based on the information in the summary.

9/22 – Complete your own version of the Microsoft Word Challenge Document 1.

9/26 – Complete your own version of the Microsoft Word Challenge Document 2.

9/28 – View Coach Dat Video: Checking the King.  Complete a 200 – 250 word summary of the key points featured in the video.  Include at least 2 hand-drawn or computer generated illustrations based on the information in the summary.

10/03 – Complete your own version of the Microsoft Word Challenge Document 3.

10/03 – View Coach Dat Video: What is a Checkmate?  Complete a 200 – 250 word summary of the key points featured in the video.  Include at least 2 hand-drawn or computer generated illustrations based on the information in the summary.

10/13 – Complete online Chess Pin Quiz 1 – Click here to access quiz.

10/17 – Complete robot builds due by 5:00pm.

10/23 – Complete online Chess Pin Quiz 2 – Click here to access quiz (Available soon).

10/30 – Arrow and the Song solo performance/test.  [Click to view Singing Rubric].

Click below to practice only your assigned voice part.  Repeat over and over until mastery:

[Soprano 1]   [Soprano 2]   [Alto/Bass]   [Accompaniment]   [Sheet Music]

9/27 – Study for The Clouds Melody and Text Quiz. Download Text and Music and Piano.  New! Bass Part

9/27 – View Howcast.com Video: 3 Basic Opening Strategy Principles.  Complete a 200 – 250 word summary of the key points featured in the video.  Include at least 2 hand-drawn or computer generated illustrations based on the information in the summary.

9/29 – View Howcast.com Video: 10 Golden Moves.  Complete a 200 – 250 word summary of the key points featured in the video.  Include at least 2 hand-drawn or computer generated illustrations based on the information in the summary.

10/04 – View Howcast.com Video: Principals of Attacking and Defending.  Complete a 200 – 250 word summary of the key points featured in the video.  Include at least 2 hand-drawn or computer generated illustrations based on the information in the summary.

10/06 – View Coach Dat Video: Checking the King.  Complete a 200 – 250 word summary of the key points featured in the video.  Include at least 2 hand-drawn or computer generated illustrations based on the information in the summary.

10/06 – View Coach Dat Video: What is a Checkmate?  Complete a 200 – 250 word summary of the key points featured in the video.  Include at least 2 hand-drawn or computer generated illustrations based on the information in the summary.

10/13 – YVI 1st Set of 10 Surveys Due

10/13 – Complete final draft of 2 to 3 minute video clip about the Creation of the Cambridge Program (Video Group with Claudia, Emily, and Rocio Only).

10/13 – Final group submission for video project Name, Slogan, Logo, and Theme Music.  

10/17 – 90 second audition videos for video project hosts due (Extra Credit).  

10/17 – YVI 2nd Set of 10 Surveys Due

10/25 – YVI 3rd Set of 10 Surveys Due

10/25 – Continue Model UN Assignment Background Study

10/31 – YVI 4th Set of 10 Surveys Due

10/14 – Study for MUN Vocabulary Test 2

10/20 – Complete MUN Vocabulary Test sentences for incomplete items.  Check OneDrive MUN sharing folder for test report of questions and test results.  For best viewing results, download the Excel sheet on to your computer.  Then view the sheet while viewing with a 50% zoom.

10/22 – Rough version of Cambridge group activity due.

10/26 – Final version of Cambridge group activity due.

10/29 – Paul W. Bell Cambridge Magnet Fair

1st Quarter Quiz & Study Guides – Chess & Robotics

—————————————————————————————————————————–

 

2nd Quarter Classwork – Cultural & Global Studies

Day 24 – 10/30

“Arrow and the Song” Singing Quiz

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Day 25 – 11/01

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Present Proposal for Christmas Drama Skit

Global Scholars Unit 2: Introduction and Vocabulary

Day 26 – 11/03

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Global Scholars Class Discussion: A Healthy Meal

2nd Quarter OCS Sign-up

Day 27 – 11/07

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Global Scholars Unit 2

OCS Elections

Day 28 – 11/09

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Global Scholars Unit 2

OCS Elections

Day 29 – 11/14
Danza Danza Singing test
Christmas play writing and rehearsal

Day 30 – 11/16
Danza Danza Singing test
Christmas play writing and rehearsal
Global Scholars Skype with Denver

Day 31 – 11/20
Introduce “The Clouds”
Christmas play writing and rehearsal

Day 31 – 11/28

PBMS Cambridge Fair Preparation

Cambridge Choir Practice: “Clouds” & “Noel Noel”

Day 32 – 11/30
PBMS Cambridge Fair Preparation

Cambridge Choir Practice: “Clouds” & “Noel Noel”

PBMS Cambridge Fair – 6:00pm

Day 33 – 12/02

Global Education Map and Profile Exam

Christmas Show Groups

Day 34 – 12/05
Cambridge Choir Christmas Show Planning and Practice

Day 35 – 12/07
Cambridge Choir Christmas Show Planning and Practice

Day 36 – 12/09
Cambridge Choir Christmas Show Planning and Practice

Day 37 – 12/13
Cambridge Choir Christmas Show Planning and Practice

Day 38 – 12/15
Cambridge Choir Christmas Show Planning and Practice

Day 39 – 12/19
Cambridge Choir Christmas Show Planning and Practice

PBMS Christmas Show
12/20 – 10:00am, 2:20pm, and 6:00pm

Day 40 – 12/22

Values Matter Activity: Respecting People with Disabilities 1

View the film “Radio” and complete lesson worksheet

Day 41 – 1/09

Values Matter Activity: Respecting People with Disabilities 2

Continue viewing the film “Radio” and complete lesson worksheet

Day 42 – 1/11
Introduce Code.org

Create student accounts

Complete Course 1 Stages 1 – 7

Day 43 – 1/13

Code.org

Complete Course 1 Stages 8 – 18

Day 44 – 1/18

Code.org

Complete Course 2 Stages 1 – 9

Cambridge Choir Practice – “And He Shall Purify”

Day 45 – 1/20

Code.org

Complete Course 2 Stages 10 – 19

Cambridge Choir Practice – “And He Shall Purify”

2nd Quarter Homework and Due Dates – Cultural & Global Studies

10/30 – Arrow and the Song solo performance/test.  [Click to view Singing Rubric].

Click below to practice only your assigned voice part.  Repeat over and over until mastery:

[Soprano 1]   [Soprano 2]   [Alto/Bass]   [Accompaniment]   [Sheet Music]

11/01 – Complete Global Scholars Vocabulary Challenge on Page 14.

11/07 – Complete the GS Workbook assignments on pages 16 & 17

For the discussion post tell the story of a healthy meal in your city. Take a photo of your healthy meal or add photos you find online to your discussion post.  Do not post the photos or text until after Mr. Reid has checked it in class.  

11/14 – “Danza Danza” Singing Test

11/29 – “The Clouds” Singing Test

11/29 – Christmas Performance Test 1  [Click to view Singing Rubric]

12/07 – “Noel Noel” Singing Test

12/07 – Christmas Performance Test 2  [Click to view Singing Rubric]

11/21 – Rough Draft of Cambridge Fair Project Due

11/28 – Final Draft of Cambridge Fair Project Due

11/30 – Practice “All Poor Bird” and “Kookaburra” for Magnet Fair

11/30 – Paul W. Bell Cambridge Magnet Fair

12/02 – Global Education Map and Profile Exam

12/06 – “And He Shall Purify” Practice Recording Due (See instructions below)

1. To be completed by all 8th graders and 6th grade first row singers only.

2. Click “And He Shall Purify” in the Cambridge Choir Share Folder.

3. Locate your voice (Use the same voice that you sing in Noel Noel)

4. Practice singing with the recording and the sheet music over and over again.

5. Record yourself singing along with the recording.

6. The recording may be broken into up to 4 parts to ensure a small file size.

7. Save the Practice Recording(s) into a private OneDrive folder.

8. If OneDrive doesn’t work, use any other means necessary.

9. Email the song or folder link to anthonyreid@dadeschools.net.

10. Remember to include your name as the “Subject” for the email.

12/12 – “And He Shall Purify” Practice Recording 2 Due (See instructions above)

12/12 – Rough Draft of Christmas Show Routine Due.  

12/14 – “And He Shall Purify” singing test (1st Row Singers Only). 

12/16 – Final Draft of Christmas Show Routine Due.

1/18 – Complete Course 1 Stages 1 – 11

1/20 – Complete Course 1 Stages 12 – 18

1/25 – Complete Course 2 Stages 1 – 9

1/27 –  Complete Course 2 Stages 10 – 19

1/27 – “And He Shall Purify” Test

3/30 – Complete Course 3 Stages 1 – 5

4/01 –  Complete Course 3 Stages 6 – 8

4/05 –  Complete Course 3 Stages 9 – 12

4/07 –  Complete Course 3 Stages 13 – 15

4/12 –  Complete Course 3 Stages 16 – 21

4/12 – Code.org Courses 1 – 3 Vocabulary Test

2nd Quarter Quiz and Exam Study Guides – Cultural & Global Studies

Global Scholars Units 1 & 2 Workbook Vocabulary Quiz

Unit 1: collaboration, culture, e-classroom, food system, international, peer, sustainable

Unit 2:  access, consume, food security, influence, nutritious, processed food, public health

 

2nd Quarter Classwork – Chess and Robotics

Day 24 – 10/30

“Arrow and the Song” Singing Quiz

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Chess Practice: “Relay Ring”

Day 25 – 11/01

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Chess Workshop: The Fork [Practice Exercises]

Day 26 – 11/03

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Chess Practice

Day 27 – 11/07

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Chess Practice: “Reid Relay”

Day 28 – 11/09

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Chess Practice: “Reid Relay”

OCS Elections

Day 29 – 11/14

Danza Danza Singing Test

(Grade 6) Download and Complete It’s Your Future Matching Exercises and Idea Book Exercise

(Grades 7 & 8) Download and Complete Introduction to Engineering

Complete a 3 to 10 sentence summary for each unit section and complete the questions in the Engineering Notebook.

Day 30 – 11/16

Danza Danza Singing Test

(Grade 6) Download and Complete Simple Machine and Motion

(Grades 7 & 8) Download and Complete Introduction to Engineering

Complete a 3 to 10 sentence summary for each unit section and complete the questions in the Engineering Notebook.

Day 31 – 11/20

Introduce “The Clouds”

Choir Practice

Day 29 – 11/16

Cambridge Choir Practice

Braddock Sr. High Expo – 6:00pm

Day 30 – 11/18

YVI Presentations 1

Day 31 – 11/22

YVI Presentations 2

Day 32 – 11/29

Cambridge Choir Practice

PBMS Cambridge Fair – 6:00pm

Day 33 – 12/01

YVI Presentations 3

 

Day 34 – 12/05
Cambridge Choir Christmas Show Planning and Practice

Model UN Planning and Assignments

Day 35 – 12/07
Cambridge Choir Christmas Show Planning and Practice

MUN Planning and Practice

Day 36 – 12/09
Cambridge Choir Christmas Show Planning and Practice

MUN Planning and Practice

Day 37 – 12/13
Cambridge Choir Christmas Show Planning and Practice

MUN Planning and Practice

Day 38 – 12/15
Cambridge Choir Christmas Show Planning and Practice

Day 39 – 12/19
Cambridge Choir Christmas Show Planning and Practice

PBMS Christmas Show
12/20 – 10:00am, 2:20pm, and 6:00pm

Day 40 – 12/21
Post-Christmas Show House Cleaning

Begin creating holiday cards for Freieschule Berlin

Day 41 – 12/23

Continue creating holiday cards for Freieschule Berlin

MUN Group Planning and Country Assignments 
 
Preliminary and Committee Assignments
Group A: Lazaro, Brandon, & Ketsia
Group B: Luis, Anthony, & Valerie
Cuba – Human Rights Council:  Human Rights of Migrants
Group A: Maria, Caitlyn, & Adilio

Group B: Isabella, Elizabeth, & Angely

Cuba – UN Population Fund:  Child Marriage
Group A: Claudia, Rocio, & Gaby

Group B: Alex & Gianni

Angola – Security Council:  Situation in Ukraine
Amirah & Brayan

Angola – General Assembly:  Sustainable Tourism
Group A: Katherine, Izayana, & Emily
Group B: Dawis & Frank

Day 42 – 1/10
Preliminary and Committee Research

Creating MUN Resolutions Review

 
Day 43 – 1/12

MUN Preparation: Creating MUN Resolutions 1
Students will divide into preliminary groups and create 1 resolutions based on the format provided on the UNA page for creating UN Resolutions (Click here to view page).

Resolutions must contain a minimal of 3 preambulatory clauses and 3 operative clauses based on the causes of assigned committee topics.

Day 44 – 1/17

MUN Preparation: Creating MUN Resolutions 2

Students will divide into preliminary groups and create 1 resolution based on the format provided on the UNA page for creating UN Resolutions (Click here to view page).

Resolutions must contain a minimal of 3 preambulatory clauses and 4 operative clauses based on the effects of assigned committee topics.  Student will then read their resolutions to the class preceded by a brief summary of the problem.

Day 45 – 11/19

MUN Preparation: Creating MUN Resolutions 3

Students will divide into preliminary groups and create 1 resolution based on the format provided on the UNA page for creating UN Resolutions (Click here to view page).

Resolutions must contain a minimal of 4 preambulatory clauses and 6 operative clauses based on the following topics found using CNN Students News.  Students will then read their resolutions to the class preceded by a brief summary of the problem.

Day 45 – 11/19

MUN Preparation: Creating MUN Resolutions 4

Students will divide into groups of 2 and create 1 resolution based on the format provided on the UNA page for creating UN Resolutions (Click here to view page).

Resolutions must contain a minimal of 4 preambulatory clauses and 6 operative clauses based on the following school related topics:

1. Paul Bell administration bans the student use of cell phones. (Sponsor: Students and Parents / Signatures: Administration and Teachers)

2. Paul Bell administration blocks access to the P.E. field before school. (Sponsor: Students / Signatures: Administration)

3. Paul Bell parents push for having live video monitoring of classroom with remote access. (Sponsor: Parents / Signatures: Students, Teachers)

4. NRA pushes to allow teachers to carry guns in public schools. (Sponsor: NRA / Signatures: Teachers, Parents, Police)

Students will compose draft resolutions and begin caucusing with other groups.

Day 30 – 11/19

Complete final MUN Resolutions 4
 
Sponsors and Signatures will then read their resolutions to the class preceded by a brief summary of the problem.
 
Continue Christmas show planning.

Day 31 – 11/23 

Continue Christmas show planning.

Day 32 – 11/30

Continue Christmas show planning and rehearsal.

Day 33 – 12/02

Continue Christmas show planning and rehearsal.

Day 34 – 12/04 

Nur Ein Wort Lyrics Quiz Review

MUN Country Presentations Preparation

Using the Getting to Know Your Country Guide students will divide into pairs and present a PowerPoint based on Great Britain.

The presentation must contain the following:

1. Information and pictures based on the assigned Getting to Know Your Country Guide sections.

2. A divisive discussion question based on the student presentation that is designed to get the class arguing.

3. 1 multiple choice and 1 fill in the blank question based on information from the presentation

Day 35 – 12/08 

Nur Ein Wort Lyrics Quiz

Continue Christmas show planning and rehearsal.

Day 36 – 12/10

Continue Christmas show planning and rehearsal.

Day 37 – 12/14 

MUN England Presentations – Part 1

Continue Christmas show planning and rehearsal.

Day 38 – 12/16 

MUN England Presentations – Part 2

UN Position Paper Preparation Assignments

Day 39 – 12/18 

UN Position Paper Preparation Assignments

Understanding English History and Culture through the Call the Midwife BBC Series

Day 40 – 1/05 

UN Position Paper Preparation Assignments

Prepare What’s Inside PowerPoint Presentations based on MUN Topic Guide

Day 41 – 1/07

UN Position Paper Preparation Assignments

Begin preparation for Delegates may want to & Questions to Consider items based on MUN Topic Guide

Each student group will begin Preparations by delegating tasks for each group member.

Prepare for Winter Concert

Day 42 – 1/11

UN Position Paper Preparation Assignments

Begin Group discussions and reflections based on Delegates may want to & Questions to Consider items.

Prepare for Winter Concert

Day 43 – 1/13

UN Position Paper Preparation Assignments

Groups will present post-Group Reflections based on responses to Delegates may want to & Questions to Consider items.

Prepare for Winter Concert

Day 44 – 1/15

UN Position Paper Preparation Assignments

Groups will present post-Group Reflections based on responses to Delegates may want to & Questions to Consider items.

Prepare for Winter Concert

Day 45 – 1/20

UN Position Paper Preparation Assignments

Prepare for Winter Concert

Day 46 – 1/22

UN Position Paper Preparation Assignments

Continue Christmas show planning.

2nd Quarter Homework and Due Dates – Chess and Robotics

11/01 – Complete online Chess Pin Quiz 2 – Click here to access quiz.

11/09 – Complete Retake Chess Pin Quiz 2 – Click here to access quiz.

11/14 – “Danza Danza” Singing Test

11/20 – Complete classwork:

(Grade 6) Download and Complete It’s Your Future Matching Exercises and Idea Book Exercise

(Grade 6) Download and Complete Simple Machine and Motion

(Grades 7 & 8) Download and Complete Introduction to Engineering

Complete a 3 to 10 sentence summary for each unit section and complete the questions in the Engineering Notebook.

11/29 – “The Clouds” Singing Test

12/07 – “Noel Noel” Singing Test

11/18 – Begin YVI Election 2016 Presentations

11/30 – PBMS Cambridge Fair

12/01 – Election Day Mentor Interview and Reflections Due

12/01- Braddock Sr. High Expo Alternative Assignment Due:

Complete “On being a Student Performer” 400 – 500 word essay.  In your essay answer the following questions:

  1. How does being a performer make me a better student?
  1. How does being a performer help my school and community?
  1. What personal challenges have I faced when preparing for a performance.
  1. How have I overcame these challenges.

12/01 – “And He Shall Purify” Practice Recording Due (See instructions below)

1. To be completed by all 8th graders and 6th grade first row singers only.

2. Click “And He Shall Purify” in the Cambridge Choir Share Folder.

3. Locate your voice (Use the same voice that you sing in Noel Noel)

4. Practice singing with the recording and the sheet music over and over again.

5. Record yourself singing along with the recording.

6. The recording may be broken into up to 4 parts to ensure a small file size.

7. Save the Practice Recording(s) into a private OneDrive folder.

8. If OneDrive doesn’t work, use any other means necessary.

9. Email the song or folder link to anthonyreid@dadeschools.net.

10. Remember to include your name as the “Subject” for the email.

12/09 – “And He Shall Purify” Practice Recording 2 Due (See instructions above)

12/12 – Rough Draft of “Fruitcake” Routine Due.  

12/14 – “And He Shall Purify” singing test. 

12/16 – Final Draft of “Fruitcake” Routine Due.

Winter Break

1/24 – Complete PowerPoint Presentation based on Cuba’s or Angola’s general country information (Click here to access the questions), the “What’s Inside”, and “Questions to Consider” found on the 2017 MUN Topic Guides.

Group A must address all odd questions from the country information site and Topic Guide.

Group B must address all even questions from the country information site and Topic Guide.

PowerPoint Criteria

1.  PowerPoint must contain a title slide, a slide for each question (total of 12 to 13 slides), a personal impact slide for each member of the group, and a bibliography slide.

2.  Each slide must include at least one illustration representing the content.

3.  Each question slide may only contain a maximum of 30 words.

4. Each student must briefly explain and illustrate how some aspect of the topic on a personal level relates to or has impacted his or her life. 

5.  The PowerPoint must be followed by a 10 question Kahoot or Socrative quiz based on the presentation’s information.

6.  Save completed powerpoints in Dadeschools Onedrive in the folder labeled “MUN PPP Country Info Drop”

7.  Create a backup file in personal Onedrive folder.

1/28 – Practice Simulation at MDC North Campus

11/19 – Complete Preparation: Creating MUN Resolutions 4

11/19 – Complete Cambridge Choir and Christmas show tasks.

12/08 – Nur Ein Wort Lyrics Quiz

12/14 – MUN England Presentations – Part 1

12/16 – MUN England Presentations – Part 2

1/11 – Submit responses to Questions to Consider items based on MUN Topic Guide

1/13 – Groups will present post-Group Reflections based on responses to Delegates may want to & Questions to Consider items.

1/15 – Groups will present post-Group Reflections based on responses to Delegates may want to & Questions to Consider items.

1/20 – Complete final draft of MUN position paper.

1/23 – MUN Practice Simulation at Miami Lakes Educational Center, 5780 NW 158th St.

2nd Quarter Quiz and Exam Study Guides – Chess and Robotics

 

3rd Quarter Classwork – Cultural & Global Studies

Day 46 – 1/25
Continue Code.org

Code.org

Complete Course 3 Stages 1 – 8

Chess Practice

Cambridge Choir Practice – “And He Shall Purify”

Day 47 – 1/27

Code.org

Complete Course 3 Stages 9 – 15

Course 1 & 2 Vocabulary Quiz

Chess Practice

Cambridge Choir Practice – “And He Shall Purify”

Day 48 – 1/31

Code.org

Complete Course 3 Stages 16 – 21

Chess Practice

Cambridge Choir Practice – “And He Shall Purify”

Day 49 – 2/02

Code.org

Complete Course 4 Stages 1 – 5

Cambridge Choir Practice – “And He Shall Purify”

Day 50 – 2/06

Code.org

Complete Course 4 Stages 6 – 11

Course 3 Vocabulary Quiz

Cambridge Choir Practice – “And He Shall Purify”

Day 51 – 2/08

Code.org

Complete Course 4 Stages 12 – 18

Cambridge Choir Practice – “And He Shall Purify”

Day 52 – 2/10

Code.org

Complete Course 4 Stages 18 – 22

Cambridge Choir Practice – “And He Shall Purify”

Day 53 – 2/14

Code.org

Courses 4 Vocabulary Quiz

Chess Practice

Cambridge Choir Practice – “And He Shall Purify” 

Day 54 – 2/16

Chess Practice

Cambridge Choir Practice – “And He Shall Purify”

Day 55 – 2/21

Cambridge Quality Workshop 1: Introduction

Complete Code.org Narratives

Chess Practice (Group A)

Cambridge Choir Practice – “And He Shall Purify” 

Day 56 – 2/23

Cambridge Quality 2: How to Study 1

Complete Code.org Narratives

Chess Practice (Group A only) 

Day 57 – 2/27

Cambridge Quality 3: How to Study 2

Complete Code.org Vocabulary

Chess Practice (Group A only)

Day 58 – 3/01

Cambridge Quality 4: Taking Quizzes and Exams 1

Chess Practice (Group A only)

Cambridge Choir Practice – “And He Shall Purify” 

Day 59 – 3/03

Cambridge Quality 4: Taking Quizzes and Exams 2

Chess Practice (Group A only)

Cambridge Choir Practice – “And He Shall Purify” 

Day 61 – 3/09

Group A 

Chess Practice

Group B

How to Study Workshop and Code.org Quizzes

Day 62 – 3/13

Group A 

Chess Practice

Group B

How to Study Workshop and Code.org Quizzes

Day 63 – 3/15

Group A 

Chess Practice

Group B

How to Study Workshop and Code.org Quizzes

Day 64 – 3/17

Group A 

Chess Practice

Cambridge Choir – Introduce “Danza, Danza” 

Group B

How to Study Workshop and Code.org Quiz

Day 65 – 3/21

Group A 

Vex Robotics 1: Introduction

Cambridge Choir Practice & Study

Group B

How to Study Workshop and Code.org Quiz

Day 66 – 3/23

Group A 

Vex Robotics 2

Cambridge Choir Practice & Study

Group B

How to Study Workshop and Code.org Quiz

Day 67 – 3/28

Group A 

Vex Robotics 3

Chess Practice

Danza, Danza Italian Language Quiz 

Group B

How to Study Workshop and Code.org Quiz

Danza, Danza Italian Language Quiz 

3rd Quarter Homework and Due Dates – Cultural & Global Studies

1/25 – Complete Course 2 Stages 10 – 19

1/27 – Course  1 & 2 Vocabulary Quiz

1/27 –  Complete Course 3 Stages 1 – 8

1/31 –  Complete Course 3 Stages 9 – 15

2/02 –  Complete Course 3 Stages 16 – 21

2/06 – Course 3 Vocabulary Quiz

2/06 –  Complete Course 4 Stages 1 – 5 

2/08 –  Complete Course 4 Stages 6 – 11

2/10 –  Complete Course 4 Stages 12- 18

2/14 –  Complete Course 4 Stages 19 – 22

2/16 –  Courses 4 Vocabulary Quiz

2/27 – Complete Home Schedule with Narrative Explanation (200 Words minimum)

3/01 – Complete Code.org Course 1 – 2 Narratives

3/03 –  Complete Code.org Course 3 – 4 Narratives 

3/13 – Study for Code.org Quizzes

3/15 – Study for Code.org Quizzes

Practice Danza, Danza

3/17 – Study for Code.org Quizzes

(Part 1 Group Only) Practice Danza, Danza using the following YouTube video: Danza, danza, fanciulla gentile – low voice

(Part 2 Group Only) Wait and practice Danza, Danza using CD once it is available.  

3/21 – Study for Code.org Quizzes

(Part 1 Group Only) Practice Danza, Danza using the following YouTube video: Danza, danza, fanciulla gentile – low voice

3/23 – Study for Code.org Quizzes

(Part 1 Group Only) Practice Danza, Danza using the following YouTube video: Danza, danza, fanciulla gentile – low voice

3/28 – Study for Code.org Quizzes

(Part 1 Group Only) Practice Danza, Danza using the following YouTube video: Danza, danza, fanciulla gentile – low voice

Danza, Danza Italian Language Quiz 

3rd Quarter Quiz and Exam Study Guides – Cultural & Global Studies

Code.org Vocabulary

Course 1: algorithm, function, variable, program, sequence, persistence, loop, event, blockly

Course 2: conditionals, binary, digital footprint, data, computational thinking, iteration, bug, debugging

Course 3: decompose, pattern matching, abstraction, algorithm, IP Address, Domain Name Service (DNS), Universal Resource Locator (URL), servers, fiber optic cable, packets, crowdsourcing, digital citizen

Course 4: Tangram, algorithm, interpret, variable, abstraction, meteorologist, interval, for loop, function, parameter, binary alphabet, binary image, if statement

 

3rd Quarter Classwork – Chess and Robotics

Day 46 – 1/24

Begin PowerPoint Presentations based on Cuba’s or Angola’s general country information (Click here to access the questions), the “What’s Inside”, and “Questions to Consider” found on the 2017 MUN Topic Guides.

Group A must address all odd questions from the country information site and Topic Guide.

Group B must address all even questions from the country information site and Topic Guide.

Day 47 – 1/26

Continue PowerPoint Presentations

Day 48 – 1/31

Continue PowerPoint Presentations

MUN speech development 1: Research Phase

Day 49 – 2/01

Continue PowerPoint Presentations

MUN speech development 1: Speech and Reflection Phase

Day 50 – 2/03

MUN speech development 2: Research Phase

Day 51 – 2/07

MUN speech development 2: Practice Phase

Day 52 – 2/09

MUN speech development 2: Speech and Reflection Phase

Day 53 – 2/13

MUN Vocabulary Quiz

MUN speech development 3: Research Phase

Cambridge Choir Practice

Day 54 – 2/15

MUN speech development 3: Practice Phase

Cambridge Choir Practice

Day 55 – 2/17

MUN speech development 3: Speech and Reflection Phase

MUN Vocabulary Quiz

FSA Countdown Math Exercises – Week 1 Day 1 & 2 (Group B)

Day 56 – 2/22

Practice for MUN Conference (Group A)

FSA Countdown Math Exercises – Week 1 Day 3 & 4 (Group B)

Day 57 – 2/24

Practice for MUN Conference (Group A)

FSA Countdown Math Exercises – Week 1 Day 5 (Group B)

2/25 – MUN Conference – 8:00am – 5:00pm

Miami Dade College North
Building 3 on the Second Floor (Download Map)
11380 NW 27th Ave
Miami, FL 33167

Day 58 – 2/28

Chess Practice (Group A)

Cambridge Choir Practice (Group A)

FSA Countdown Math Exercises – Week 2 Day 1 & 2 (Group B)

Day 59 – 3/02

Chess Practice (Group A)

Cambridge Choir Practice (Group A)

FSA Countdown Math Exercises – Week 2 Day 3 & 4 (Group B)

Day 60 – 3/06

Chess Practice (Group A)

Cambridge Choir Practice (Group A)

FSA Countdown Math Exercises – Week 2 Day 5 (Group B)

Day 61 – 3/08

Chess Practice

Cambridge Choir Practice

Day 62 – 3/10

Chess Practice

Cambridge Choir Practice

Day 63 – 3/14

Chess Practice

Chess Board Project Planning

Cambridge Choir Practice

Day 63 – 3/16

Chess Practice

Chess Board Project Planning

Cambridge Choir Practice

Day 64 – 3/20

Chess Practice

Chess Board Planning

Cambridge Choir Practice – I Lived

FLEA Cafe Dance Rehearsal 

Day 65 – 3/22

Chess Practice

Chess Board Planning

Cambridge Choir Practice – I Lived

FLEA Cafe Dance Rehearsal 
Day 66 – 3/27
Chess Practice

Chess Board Project Planning

“I Lived” Quiz

FLEA Cafe Dance Rehearsal

3rd Quarter Homework and Due Dates – Chess and Robotics

1/24 – Begin PowerPoint Presentations based on Cuba’s or Angola’s general country information (Click here to access the questions), the “What’s Inside”, and “Questions to Consider” found on the 2017 MUN Topic Guides.

Group A must address all odd questions from the country information site and Topic Guide.

Group B must address all even questions from the country information site and Topic Guide.

PowerPoint Criteria

1.  PowerPoint must contain a title slide, a slide for each question (total of 12 to 13 slides), a personal impact slide for each member of the group, and a bibliography slide.

2.  Each slide must include at least one illustration representing the content.

3.  Each question slide may only contain a maximum of 30 words.

4. Each student must briefly explain and illustrate how some aspect of the topic on a personal level relates to or has impacted his or her life. 

5.  The PowerPoint must be followed by a 10 question Kahoot or Socrative quiz based on the presentation’s information.

6.  Save completed powerpoints in Dadeschools Onedrive in the folder labeled “MUN PPP Country Info Drop”

7.  Create a backup file in personal Onedrive folder.

1/27 – MUN Position Papers Due

1/28 – Practice Simulation at MDC North Campus

2/06 – “And He Shall Purify” voice quiz.

2/17 – MUN Vocabulary Quiz

2/22 – MUN speech development 3 Video (Group B)

2/24 – Academic Success Essay 1: What is Academic Success? (Group B)

2/25 – MUN Conference at MDC North Campus

2/28 – MUN speech development 4 Video (Group B)

3/02 – Academic Success Essay 2: Who am I and why do I fail? (Group B)

3/06 – MUN speech development 5 Video (Group B)

3/08 – Academic Success Essay 3: What does School mean to Me? (Group B)

3/16 – Practice Cambridge Choir Song “I Lived” for Quiz

3/22 – Practice “I Lived” for Quiz

3rd Quarter Quiz and Exam Study Guides – Chess and Robotics

4th Quarter Classwork – Cultural & Global Studies

Day 67 – 3/28

Danza, Danza Italian Language Quiz Study

Code.org Re-Quiz (Group B Only)

Cambridge Choir Practice: Danza, Danza

Day 68 – 3/30

Danza, Danza Italian Language Quiz

Code.org Re-Quiz (Group B Only)

Cambridge Choir Practice: Danza, Danza

FLEA Nica Cafe’ Preparation

Day 69 – 4/03

Danza, Danza Italian Language Re-Quiz (Group B Only)

Cambridge Choir Practice: Danza, Danza

FLEA Nica Cafe’ Preparation (Group A Only)

Day 70 – 4/05

Danza, Danza Italian Language Re-Quiz (Group B Only)

Cambridge Choir Practice: Danza, Danza

FLEA Nica Cafe’ Preparation (Group A Only)

Day 71 – 4/07

Danza, Danza Italian Language Re-Quiz (Group B Only)

Cambridge Choir Practice: Danza, Danza; And He Shall Purify; Clouds

———————————————————-

Spring Break

———————————————————-

Day 72 – 4/18

FSA Testing

Cambridge Choir Practice

Day 73 – 4/20

FSA Testing

Cambridge Choir Practice

Day 74 – 4/24

FSA Testing

Cambridge Choir Practice

Day 75 – 4/26

FSA Testing

Cambridge Choir Practice

Day 76 – 4/28

FSA Testing

Vex I.Q. Robotics Workshop

Day 77 – 5/02

FSA Testing

Cambridge Choir Practice

Day 78 – 5/04

FSA Testing

Cambridge Choir Practice

Day 79 – 5/08

FSA Testing

Vex I.Q. Robotics Workshop

Day 80 – 5/10

FSA Testing

Cambridge Choir Practice

Day 81 – 5/12

Cambridge Choir Practice

Vex I.Q. Robotics Workshop

Day 82 – 5/16

Cambridge Choir Practice

Vex I.Q. Robotics Workshop

Day 83 – 5/18

Cambridge Choir Practice

Vex I.Q. Robotics Workshop

Day 84 – 5/22

Concert at Dr. Carlos Finlay Elem.

Day 85 – 5/24

Cambridge Choir Practice

Vex I.Q. Robotics Workshop

4th Quarter Homework and Due Dates – Cultural & Global Studies

3/30 – Study for Danza, Danza Italian Language Quiz

4/07 – Danza, Danza Singing Quiz

4/18 – Danza, Danza Singing Recording

4/28 – Vex I.Q. Robotics

1. Read the It’s Your Future Reading Packet.

2. Print out and complete the (A.5) It’s Your Future Matching Exercise & (A.6) It’s Your Future Idea Book Exercise

3. Compose one of each of the 6 Bloom questions (K-C-Ap-An-S-E) based on the information in the readings.  Leave space for writing the answers.

5/10 – Vex I.Q. Robotics

1. Read the Let’s Get Started guide.

2. Using the worksheet at the end of the guide to identify the various I.Q. hardware by matching the name with the picture.

3. On a separate sheet of paper write down the function of each I.Q. part (20 in total).

4. Compose one of each of the 6 Bloom questions (K-C-Ap-An-S-E) based on the information in the readings.  Leave space for writing the answers.

5/16 – Vex I.Q. Robotics

1. View the video Pairing the Controller and Robot Brain.

2. After viewing the video write in your own words step-by-step instructions on how to pair the Vex controller with the Robot Brain.

3. Instructions must be thorough enough so that a 6 year old kid could pair the robot without any problems.

4. The instructions may be in narrative form (paragraphs) or in numbered form.

5/24 – Vex I.Q. Robotics

1. Read the unit on Simple Machines & Motion.

2. Print out and complete the section D.5 worksheet.

3. Print out and complete the section D.7 worksheet.

4th Quarter Quiz and Exam Study Guides – Cultural & Global Studies

Global Education Map and Profile Exam Study Guide

Study the following geographical information for upcoming map examination:

You must also know the correct spelling for all items mentioned below.

  1.  The locations and profiles* of selected Latin American countries:
Cuba, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Nicaragua, Panama,
Puerto Rico, Colombia, Paraguay, Bolivia, Argentina, Chile, and Peru.
  2.  The locations and profiles of selected European Countries:
Great Britain, Ireland, Germany, France, Spain, Poland, Italy, Portugal, Netherlands, Russia, Iceland, Greenland, Norway, and Czech Republic.
  3. The locations and profiles of selected Asian Countries:
Iraq, Iran, Israel, China, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Vietnam, Russia, Turkey, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, India.
  4.  The locations and profiles of major African regions and countries:
North Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa, East Africa, Central Africa, Madagascar, Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria, and Egypt.
  5.  The use of cardinal directions: North, South, East, West, Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, etc…
  6.  The use of latitudinal and longitudinal lines on a map.

(*) Profile information include the following: name, continent, geographical land and water feature, type of government, leader, major exports, and major problems.

 

4th Quarter Classwork – Chess and Robotics

Day 67 – 3/27

Cambridge Choir Practice – I Lived

FLEA Nica Cafe Preparation

Video Project Preparation

Day 68 – 3/29

Cambridge Choir Practice – I Lived

FLEA Nica Cafe Preparation

Video Project Preparation

Chess Board Planning and Preparation

Day 69 – 3/31

Cambridge Choir Practice – I Lived

FLEA Nica Cafe Preparation

Video Project Preparation

Chess Board Planning and Preparation

Day 70 – 4/04

Cambridge Choir Practice – I Lived

FLEA Nica Cafe Preparation

Video Project Preparation

Chess Board Planning and Preparation

Day 71 – 4/06

Cambridge Choir Practice

———————————————————-

Spring Break

———————————————————-

Day 72 – 4/17

FSA Testing

Cambridge Choir Practice

Day 73 – 4/19

FSA Testing

Cambridge Choir Practice

Day 74 – 4/21

FSA Testing

Cambridge Choir Practice

Day 75 – 4/25

FSA Testing

Cambridge Choir Practice

Day 76 – 4/27

FSA Testing

Cambridge Choir Practice

Day 77 – 5/01

FSA Testing

Cambridge Choir Practice

Day 78 – 5/03

FSA Testing

Cambridge Choir Practice

Day 79 – 5/05

FSA Testing

Cambridge Choir Practice

4th Quarter Homework and Due Dates – Chess and Robotics

4/04 – Final Preparations for FLEA Nica Cafe’ (Participating students only)

4/06 – “I Lived” Cambridge Choir Test

4/21 – “Spring Break Packet”

Soprano – Happy Birthday, Brave

Alto – Happy Birthday, And He Shall Purify, Brave, Across the Sky

Tenor  – Happy Birthday, I Lived, Across the Sky

Bass – Happy Birthday, And He Shall Purify, I Lived, Across the Sky

4/27 – Waldorfschule Letters Due

5/09 – Vex Robotics Unit Lessons 1 & 3 (Vex EDR Lesson Plans)

5/15 – Vex Robotics Unit Lessons 4 & 5 (Vex EDR Lesson Plans)

5/19 – Vex Robotics Unit Lessons 6 & 8 (Vex EDR Lesson Plans)

5/23 – Vex Robotics Unit Lessons 9 & 10 (Vex EDR Lesson Plans)

6/01 – Vex Robotics Unit Lessons 11 & 12 (Vex EDR Lesson Plans)

4th Quarter Quiz and Exam Study Guides – Chess and Robotics