PBMS Cambridge Choir and Exploring Music

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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.  

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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!

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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 – Choir and Exploring Music

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 the Cambridge Choir?
How will the course benefit students and the school? 

Scope and Sequence

Course Building Discussion

Introduce Class Officers

Introduce Class Website and Online Resources

Day 3 – 8/27
OCS Election Day

Gradebook and Grading Policy

Speech and Vocalization Exercises 1: Positioning

Day 4 – 8/29
Speech and Vocalization 1: Breathing & Posture

Day 5 – 8/31

Speech and Vocalization 2: Scales and Solfege Signs 1

Day 6 – 9/05

Introduce MusicTheory.net

Music Theory Lesson 1: Music Staff & Scales

Speech and Vocalization 3: Scales and Solfege Signs 2

Day 7 – 9/07

Music Theory Lesson 2: Music Staff Sharps & Flats

Speech and Vocalization 4: Projection and Control

Learn Native American Song: “Wendeyaho”

Day 8 – 9/12

Music Theory Lesson 3: Key Signatures

Speech and Vocalization 4: Scales and Gestures

Re-Introduce “The Arrow and the Song”

Day 9 – 9/14

[Sub Day]

Complete music theory worksheets.

Complete hand written music scales.

Day 10 – 9/18

Music Theory Review

“Arrow and the Song” Practice

Day 11 – 9/21

Music Theory Lesson 4: Time Signatures

Pre-Holiday Repertoir Discussion

Re-Introduce “The Clouds”

Day 12 – 9/25

Warm-up – “Operation Trauma Team”

Practice “The Clouds”, “Arrow and the Song”, & Wendeyaho”

Day 13 – 9/27

Music Theory Lesson 5: Time Signatures 2

Vocalization: Scales and Gestures

Practice “The Clouds”, “Arrow and the Song”, & Wendeyaho”

Day 14 – 10/01

Music Proposals Discussion and Vote

Practice “Happy Birthday”

Day 15 – 10/03

Reintroduce Danza, Danza

Introduce Exploring Choral Music and Genres Presentations

Determine ECM Groups

Practice Choral Repertoire

Day 16 – 10/05

Reintroduce Noel, Noel

Practice Danza, Danza

Day 17 – 10/09

Introduce Sight Reading Exercises

Practice Danza, Danza

ECM Groups

Day 18 – 10/11

Introduce Sight Reading Exercises

Practice Noel, Noel

ECM Groups

Day 19 – 10/15

Introduce “Fruitcake”

Sight Reading Exercises – Rounds

Practice Noel, Noel

Day 20 – 10/17

Introduce Noteflight and Composing Music

[Click here for Rounds 1 page.]

Noteflight: Name That Children’s Tune?

ECM Presentation Research

Day 21 – 10/19

Noteflight and Composing Music

Noteflight: Name That Pop Tune?

ECM Presentation Research

Day 22 – 10/23

Noteflight and Composing Music

Noteflight: Name That Pop Tune? (Continued)

ECM Presentation Research

Day 23 – 10/25

Introduce “Stomp”

End of Grading Period Housekeeping

Day 24 – 10/29

“Stomp” Workshops

Practice Noel, Noel & Fruitcake

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 – Choir and Exploring Music

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 – Learn Solfege Signs and Scale for Quiz – View Solfege Video

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.

9/14 – 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)

9/18 – Complete MusicTheory.net Exercise 3

Exercise 3.1: Note Identification – Grand Staff 1

(Complete 25 items in under 4 minutes)

Exercise 3.2: Note Construction – Grand Staff 2

(Complete 25 items in under 4 minutes)

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Learn vocal parts for Arrow and the Song (SSA Version).

Sopranos learn the Soprano 1 part.
Altos learn the Soprano 2 part.
Boys learn the Alto part.

9/20 – Identify the Notes Worksheet and Essay Corrected

(Click here for Arrow and the Song Folder)

9/25 – 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. Proposals must be submitted via the OneDrive share folder. Access the folder via your student portal or click on the link. Type in your song information only. 

9/25 – Learn vocal parts for The Clouds (SATB Version).

9/27 – Complete 1st grader version of the Counting Rhythms and Rest Chart

10/01 – Learn vocal parts for Happy Birthday to You

10/01 – Submit completed Identify the Notes worksheet.

10/05 – ECM Topics Due – Chick here to view ECM Chart

10/09 – Learn vocal parts for Danza, Danza

10/11 – ECM Historical Era, name of Model Group, and Link to Audio or Video Due.

10/15 – Learn vocal parts for Noel, Noel

10/17 – ECM Rough Draft PowerPoint or Prezi Presentation with Link Due

10/23 – Learn vocal parts for Fruitcake

10/23 – Complete Noteflight Assignments: 1. Ego Sum Pauper, 2. Have you seen the Ghost of John, and 3. Name that Pop Tune (One grade each).

10/25 – ECM Final PowerPoint or Prezi Presentation with Link Due 

[Click here to view PowerPoint/Prezi Template]

10/30 – Learn vocal parts for Stomp

11/05 – Singing Test for All Songs (Wendeyao, Arrow, Clouds, Happy, Fruitcake, Noel & Stomp)

11/08 – Singing Test for All Songs (Continued)

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 – Choir and Exploring Music

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 – Choir and Exploring Music

Day 25 – 10/30

“Stomp” Workshops

Practice Noel, Noel & Fruitcake

Day 26 – 11/01

“Stomp” Workshops

Practice Noel, Noel & Fruitcake

Day 27 – 11/05

“Stomp” Workshops

Practice Songs for Brave Performance

Day 28 – 11/08

[Substitute Teacher]

Complete Worksheets

Day 29 – 11/13

“Stomp” Workshops

Practice Songs for Brave Church Performance

Day 30 – 11/15

FLEA & NJHS Miami Book Fair Field Trip

Complete Worksheets

Day 31 – 11/19

Singing Tests

ECM Lesson Workshop

OCS Elections

Day 32 – 11/26

Singing Tests

Rehearse Danza, Danza

Day 33 – 11/28

Rehearse Songs for Open House

Day 33 – 11/30
Continue Singing Tests

Practice Noel, Noel Stage Positions

Day 34 – 12/04

Review Practice Noel, Noel Stage Positions

Reintroduce “And He Shall Purify”

Identify Christmas Show Groups

Day 35 – 12/06

Cambridge Choir Practice: “And He Shall Purify”

Christmas Show Groups Practice Performance

Day 36 – 12/10

Cambridge Choir Practice: “And He Shall Purify”

Christmas Show Groups Practice Performance

Day 37 –  12/12

Cambridge Choir Practice: “And He Shall Purify”

Christmas Show Groups Practice Performance

Day 38 – 12/14

Christmas Show Groups Practice Performance

 

Day 35 – 12/05
Cambridge Choir Christmas Show Planning and Practice

Day 36 – 12/07
Cambridge Choir Christmas Show Planning and Practice

Day 37 – 12/11
Cambridge Choir Christmas Show Planning and Practice

Day 38 – 12/13
Cambridge Choir Christmas Show Planning and Practice

Day 39 – 12/15
Cambridge Choir Christmas Show Planning and Practice

Day 40 – 12/19
Cambridge Choir Christmas Show Planning and Practice

Day 41 – 12/21

PBMS Christmas Show
10:30am and 2:30pm

Day 42 – 1/08

Christmas Reflections and Discussion

Reintroduce Model United Nations

MUN Student Assignments

Country Profiles of Sweden & Venezuela

Begin Research for Getting to Know your Country Worksheet and Presentation

Day 43 – 1/10

Country Profiles of Sweden & Venezuela

Continue Research for Getting to Know your Country Worksheet and Presentation

Day 44 – 1/12

Country Profiles of Sweden & Venezuela

Prepare Prezi or PowerPoint Presentations

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Cambridge Choir Practice

Day 45 – 1/17

Sweden & Venezuela Presentations Due

Upload all presentations in the Onedrive share folder named “Venezuela or Sweden Background Presentations”.  The presentation must be completed and uploaded prior to the beginning of class.  Be sure to also save a copy of the presentation in your private Onedrive folder.

Be Prepared to present your presentations based on the objectives in the MUN Country Profile Group Presentation Rubric. (Click here to download rubric).

Day 46 – 1/19

7th Grade Fieldtrip to Court House

Period 3 Complete Global Scholars Worksheet

Day 47 – 1/23

Preliminary and Committee Assignments

Group A: Miguel Quintero – Kevin Gonzalez
Group B: Kelvin Gonzalez
 

Group A: Sabrina Leon – Adanet
Group B: Kayla Diaz & Ashley Urbina

Sweden – Security Council:  Situation in North Korea

Group A: Hailey Perez – Jasmin Gonzalez
Group B:

Sweden – UNDP:  Sustainable Energy for All

Group A: Leah Brache & Orlando Arza
Group B: Joseling Ortega- Annette L.

Venezuela – General Assembly:  Eradication of Poverty

Group A: Katherine Serrano – Jonathan Benigni
Group B: Yessenia Perez – Valerie Quinonez

Venezuela – Human Rights Council:  Freedom of Expression

Group A: Lyanette Balmaseda – Samia Farah
Group B: Patrick – Angel Blandon

Venezuela – UNDP:  Sustainable Energy for All

Group A: Kayla Santiago – Amanda Fuentes
Group B:

Group A: Ashley Izquierdo – Amirah Esquijarosa
Group B: Francisco Rodriguez – Yanerick Berrios

Day 48 – 1/25

 

Day 49 – 1/29

 

Day 50 – 1/31 & 2/01

 

2nd Quarter Homework and Due Dates – Choir and Exploring Music

11/05 – Learn Part for Surely Hath Borne Our Griefs

11/15 – Master all songs for Brave Church Performance

11/15 – Alternative to Performance Essay Due (Only for students not participating Brave Church performance) Click here to download essay questions.

11/17 – Brave Church Performance – 1300 SW 87th Ave – 3:30pm 

11/19 – Singing Tests  [Click to view Singing Rubric]

11/29 – PBMS 5th Grade Open House – 5:30 – 7:00pm

12/10 – “And He Shall Purify” Singing Recordings Due

12/14 – Christmas Performance Test 1  [Click to view Singing Rubric]

Practice voice part until mastery: Noel, Noel – Fruitcake – Surely He hath borne Our Griefs – And He Shall Purify – Ego Sum Pauper – Stomp – Arrow and the Song – Clouds – Danza, Danza

12/20 – Paul W. Bell Winter Concert (Periods 2 & 6)

1/09 – MUN: What’s Inside, Critical Thinking, and Questions to Consider Due

1/11 – MUN: Getting to Know Your Country Worksheet Due

12/13 – “Surely He Hath Borne Our Griefs and Carried Our Sorrows” Singing Test

12/20 – Christmas Show General Rehearsal  – 4:00pm – 5:30pm

12/21 – Practice and master all songs for Christmas Show performance.

Happy New Year!!!

1/12 – Getting to know your Country Worksheets Due

Click here to download worksheet.

1/17 – Sweden & Venezuela Presentations Due

Upload all presentations in the Onedrive share folder named “Venezuela or Sweden Background Presentations”.

Be Prepared to present your presentations based on the objectives in the MUN Country Profile Group Presentation Rubric. (Click here to download rubric).

1/27 – MUN Simulation at MDC Kendall Campus – 8:30am – 3:00pm

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 – Choir and Exploring Music

 

 

 

3rd Quarter Classwork – Cultural & Global Studies

Day 47 – 1/23

Complete Country Background Presentations

Discuss Committee Assignments

Preliminary and Committee Assignments

Group A: Miguel Quintero – Kevin Gonzalez
Group B: Kelvin Gonzalez

Group A: Sabrina Leon – Adanet
Group B: Kayla Diaz & Ashley Urbina

Sweden – Security Council:  Situation in North Korea

Group A: Hailey Perez – Jasmin Gonzalez
Group B:

Sweden – UNDP:  Sustainable Energy for All

Group A: Joseph Londono & Orlando Arza
Group B: Joseling Ortega- Annette L.

Venezuela – General Assembly:  Eradication of Poverty

Group A: Katherine Serrano – Jonathan Benigni
Group B: Yessenia Perez – Valerie Quinonez

Venezuela – Human Rights Council:  Freedom of Expression

Group A: Lyanette Balmaseda – Samia Farah
Group B: Patrick Rodriguez – Angel Blandon

Venezuela – UNDP:  Sustainable Energy for All

Group A: Kayla Santiago – Amanda Fuentes
Group B:

Group A: Amirah Esquijarosa – Ivan Diaz
Group B: Francisco Rodriguez – Yanerick Berrios

Day 48 – 1/25

MUN: Research information corresponding to question in the committee topic guides.

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Cambridge Choir Practice 

Day 49 – 1/29

MUN: Present information corresponding to question in the committee topic guides.

Day 50 – 1/31

MUN: Research information corresponding to question in the committee topic guides.

Day 51 – 2/02

MUN: Research information corresponding to question in the committee topic guides.

MUN Practice Speeches

Day 52 – 2/06

MUN: Research information corresponding to question in the committee topic guides.

MUN Practice Speeches

Day 53 – 2/08

MUN Practice Speeches

Day 54 – 2/12

MUN Practice Speeches

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FLEA Ice Cream Cafe’ Preparation 

Day 55 – 2/14

MUN Practice Speeches

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FLEA Ice Cream Cafe’ Preparation 

Day 56 – 2/16

(Reid Absent)

Complete Global Scholars Worksheets

Day 57 – 2/21

MUN: Research information corresponding to question in the committee topic guides.

MUN Practice Speeches

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Cambridge Choir: “And He Shall Purify” Singing Test 

Day 58 – 2/23

Writing Resolutions Workshop

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Cambridge Choir: “And He Shall Purify” Singing Test 

Day 59 – 2/27

MUN Writing Resolutions Workshop

Cambridge Choir: “And He Shall Purify” Singing Practice 

Day 60 – 3/01

MUN Writing Resolutions Workshop

Cambridge Choir: “And He Shall Purify” Singing Practice

Day 61 – 3/05

 

Cambridge Choir: “And He Shall Purify” Singing Practice 

Day 62 – 3/07

Cambridge Choir: “And He Shall Purify” Singing Practice 

Global Scholars Unit: 3 Workbook Activities

Day 63 – 3/09

Cambridge Choir: “And He Shall Purify” Singing Practice 

Global Scholars Unit: 3 Workbook Activities

Day 64 – 3/13

Cambridge Choir: “And He Shall Purify” Singing Test 2

Cambridge Choir: “Accidentally in Love” Study

Global Scholars Gardening Activities

Day 63 – 3/15

Cambridge Choir: “And He Shall Purify” Singing Practice

Cambridge Choir: “Accidentally in Love” Study

Global Scholars Gardening Activities

Day 63 – 3/19

Cambridge Choir: “Accidentally in Love” Singing Test

Global Scholars Activity

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

1/23 – Country Background Presentations Due

1/29 – Written answers to MUN Committee Topic Guide “What’s Inside” & “Questions to Consider” Due.

2/02 – MUN Practice Speech 1 Due

2/08 – MUN Practice Speech 2 and Packet Research Due

2/12 – MUN Practice Speeches 3 & 4 Due

2/21 – “And He Shall Purify” Singing Test

[Click to view Singing Rubric]

2/23 – MUN Practice Speeches 5  & 6 Due

2/27 – MUN Practice Resolutions 1 & 2 Due [More Information]

3/05 – “And He Shall Purify” Singing Test 2

[Click to view Singing Rubric]

3/09 – Complete Global Scholars Workbook Pages 41 – 50

3/13 – “And He Shall Purify” Singing Test 2

[Click to view Singing Rubric]

3/19 – “Accidentally in Love” Singing Test 1

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 47 – 1/23

Chess Reid Relay Practice

Code.org – Complete Course 3 Stages 1 – 4

Complete Code.org Computer Science in Algebra: Course A Stages 6 – 8

Day 48 – 1/25

Chess Relay Practice Continued

Code.org – Complete Course 3 Stages 5 – 8

Complete Code.org Computer Science in Algebra: Course A Stages 9 – 10

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Cambridge Choir Practice 

Day 49 – 1/29

Chess Practice – Recording Moves

Code.org – Complete Course 3 Stages 9 – 15

Complete Code.org Computer Science in Algebra: Course B Stages 1 – 4

Day 50 – 1/31

Chess Practice – Recording Moves

Code.org – Complete Course 3 Stages 16 – 21

Complete Code.org Computer Science in Algebra: Course B Stages 5 – 6

Day 51 – 2/02

Code.org – Complete Course 4 Stages 1 – 4

Complete Code.org Computer Science in Algebra: Course B Stages 7 – 8

Day 52 – 2/06

Chess Practice – Recording Moves

Code.org – Complete Course 4 Stages 5 – 8

Complete Code.org Computer Science in Algebra: Course B Stages 9 – 11

Day 53 – 2/08

Chess Practice – Recording Moves

Code.org – Complete Course 4 Stages 9 – 13

Day 54 – 2/12

FLEA Cafe Prep

Chess Practice – Recording Moves

Code.org – Complete Course 4 Stages 14 – 17

Day 55 – 2/14

FLEA Cafe Prep

Code.org – Complete Course 4 Stages 18 – 22

Day 56 – 2/16

(Reid Absent)

Chess Practice and Recording Moves

Day 57 – 2/21

Introduction to RobotC

Cambridge Choir: “And He Shall Purify” Singing Test 

Day 58 – 2/23

RobotC Programming

Cambridge Choir: “And He Shall Purify” Singing Test 

Day 59 – 2/27

RobotC Programming

Cambridge Choir: “And He Shall Purify” Singing

Day 60 – 3/01

RobotC Programming

Cambridge Choir: “And He Shall Purify”

Day 61 – 3/05

Cambridge Choir: “And He Shall Purify” Singing Practice

RobotC Programming 

Chess Notation Practice

Day 62 – 3/07

Cambridge Choir: “And He Shall Purify” Singing Practice

RobotC Programming

Chess Notation Practice

Day 63 – 3/09

Cambridge Choir: “And He Shall Purify” Singing Practice

RobotC Programming

Chess Notation Practice

Day 64 – 3/13

Cambridge Choir: “And He Shall Purify” Singing Test 2

Cambridge Choir: “Accidentally in Love” Study

RobotC Programming

Day 63 – 3/15

Cambridge Choir: “And He Shall Purify” Singing Test 2

Cambridge Choir: “Accidentally in Love” Study

RobotC Programming

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

1/23 – Complete Code.org Course 2 Stages 15-19

1/23 – Complete Code.org Computer Science in Algebra: Course A Stages 1 – 5

1/25 – Complete Code.org Course 3 Stages 1-4

1/25 – Complete Code.org Computer Science in Algebra: Course A Stages 6 – 8

1/29 – Complete Code.org Course 3 Stages 5-8

1/29 – Complete Code.org Computer Science in Algebra: Course A Stages 9 – 10

1/31 – Code.org – Complete Course 3 Stages 9 – 15

Complete Code.org Computer Science in Algebra: Course B Stages 1 – 4

2/02 – Code.org – Complete Course 3 Stages 16 – 21

Complete Code.org Computer Science in Algebra: Course B Stages 5 – 6

2/06 – Code.org – Complete Course 4 Stages 1 – 4

Complete Code.org Computer Science in Algebra: Course B Stages 7 – 8

2/08 – Code.org – Complete Course 4 Stages 5 – 8

Complete Code.org Computer Science in Algebra: Course B Stages 9 – 11

2/12 – Code.org – Complete Course 4 Stages 9 – 13

2/14 – Code.org – Complete Course 4 Stages 14 – 17

2/16 – Code.org – Complete Course 4 Stages 18 – 22

2/21 – “And He Shall Purify” Singing Test

[Click to view Singing Rubric]

3/01 – Youth Fair Competition and Banner and Robots Due

3/05 – “And He Shall Purify” Singing Test

[Click to view Singing Rubric]

3/13 – “And He Shall Purify” Singing Test 2

[Click to view Singing Rubric]

3/19 – “Accidentally in Love” Singing Test 1

 

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

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Spring Break

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Day 64 – 4/02

Cambridge Choir Practice: Thousand Years

Day 65 – 4/04

Cambridge Choir Practice: Thousand Years

Day 66 – 4/06

Cambridge Choir Practice: Thousand Years

Global Scholars: Unit 5

Day 67 – 4/10

Cambridge Choir Practice: Thousand Years

Global Scholars: Unit 5

Day 68 – 4/12

Cambridge Choir Practice: Thousand Years

Global Scholars: Unit 5

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FSA Testing Begins

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Day 69 – 4/16

Cambridge Choir Practice: Deep Peace

Global Scholars: Unit 5

Day 70 – 4/18

Cambridge Choir Practice: Deep Peace

Global Scholars: Unit 5

Day 71 – 4/20

Roll the Dice Song Test

Global Scholars: Unit 5

Day 72 – 4/24

Roll the Dice Song Test

Global Scholars: Unit 5

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

4/04 – Study Cambridge Choir songs for singing test.

4/06 -Study Cambridge Choir songs for singing test.

4/10 -Study Cambridge Choir songs for singing test.

Complete Global Scholars – Unit 5

Vocabulary – Page 82

Get Inspired  – Page 84

4/20 – Cambridge Choir Singing Test

4/30 – Global Scholars Food Project

Prezi Research Rough Draft Presentations Due

Groups Assignments:

Definition – History  – Chemistry
Ashley, Amanda, & Francisco

Common Methods of Preserving
Patrick & Angel

Negative Impact of Preservatives
Joseling & Annette

Positive Impact of Preservatives
Kelvin & Kevin

Alternatives to Preservatives
Kayla & Yanerick

Preservatives in the Supermarket
Sabrina & Valerie

Preservatives in Restaurants
Yessenia & Adanet

Prezi Presentation Requirements:

1. Title Slide (Topic Title, Student Names, Period, Picture) 

2. Thesis and Overview 

3.  Four to five additional slides with content information. 

4. Three questions (2 lower order and 1 higher order question) 

5. Bibliography using Easybib MLA format. 

 

5/02 – Global Scholars Food Project

Prezi Research Final Draft Presentations & Notes Due

  1. Final Prezi Presentation Shared with antlerman@juno.com
  2. Notes and Text Due
  3. Students must be ready to Present Presentation

5/30  – Spring Concert

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

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Spring Break

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Day 64 – 4/02

Cambridge Choir Practice: Thousand Years

Day 65 – 4/04

Cambridge Choir Practice: Thousand Years

Day 66 – 4/06

Cambridge Choir Practice: Thousand Years

Global Scholars: Unit 5

Day 67 – 4/10

Cambridge Choir Practice: Thousand Years

Global Scholars: Unit 5

Day 68 – 4/12

Cambridge Choir Practice: Thousand Years

Global Scholars: Unit 5

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FSA Testing Begins

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Day 69 – 4/16

Cambridge Choir Practice: Deep Peace

Global Scholars: Unit 5

Day 70 – 4/18

Cambridge Choir Practice: Deep Peace

Global Scholars: Unit 5

Day 71 – 4/20

Roll the Dice Song Test

Global Scholars: Unit 5

Day 72 – 4/24

Roll the Dice Song Test

Global Scholars: Unit 5

 

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

4/20 – Cambridge Choir Singing Test

4/24 – Autonomous Robotics Test – Phase 2 (RobotC)

5/10 – Autonomous Robotics Test – Phase 3 (Modkit)

5/30  – Spring Concert

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