PBMS Cambridge Global Studies and Research

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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 Advanced AcademicsTechnology, Global Education, and  Arts & CultureThanks 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 join 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. A completed and signed recommendation form from one teacher or the school counselor is required. Recommendation forms must be received at the school by January 15, 2015 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 – Grade 6

Day 1 – 8/23
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.
How will the course benefit students and the school? 

Day 2 – 8/25
Introduce Class Officers
What is the Cambridge Student Committee?

Introduction to using technology
Tablet Assignments
Lesson on Digital Literacy

Day 3 – 8/29
OCS Election Day
Introduce Gardiner’s Intelligence and Team Building Activities 

Multiple Intelligence Test 1 

Multiple Intelligence Test 2

Day 4 – 9/01
Introduce Course Wheel

(First Quarter Wheel: MS Office Workshop, Cambridge Choir, Cambridge Fair Preparation, PWB Autism Program, & Chess)

MS Office 365 Workshop 1: Using One Note and One Drive

Cambridge Choir Orientation 1

Day 5 – 9/06

(First Quarter Wheel: MS Office Workshop, Cambridge Choir, Cambridge Fair Preparation, PWB Autism Program, & Chess)

MS Office 365 Workshop 2: Using One Note and One Drive

Cambridge Choir Orientation 2

Day 6 – 9/08

Values Matter – Responsibility

Day 7 – 9/12

Values Matter – Responsibility

Day 8 – 9/14

Cambridge Choir Practice: The Clouds

Day 9 – 9/16

Cambridge Choir Practice: The Clouds

Day 10 – 9/20

Cambridge Choir Practice: The Clouds

Chess Game Introduction 1

Day 11 – 9/22

Cambridge Choir Practice: The Clouds

Chess Game Introduction 2

Day 12 – 9/26

The Clouds: Melody and Text Quiz 

Chess Practice Rounds 1: Opening Moves

Day 13 – 9/28

The Clouds: Melody and Text Quiz 

Chess Practice Rounds 2: Piece Development

Day 14 – 9/30

The Clouds: Melody and Text Quiz 

Chess Practice Rounds 3: Attack and Defend

Day 15 – 10/05

Introduce Cambridge Magnet Fair & Possible Activities

Introduce Global Education Unit and Map Quizzes

Chess Practice Rounds 4: Checking the King

Day 16 – 10/07

Hurricane Matthew Day

Day 17 – 10/11

Studying for Global Ed. Map Quizzes 1 (Tablets)

Chess Practice Rounds 5: What is a Checkmate?

Day 18 – 10/14

Studying for Global Ed. Map Quizzes 1 (Tablets)

Video Project Workshop

Day 19 – 10/18

Global Ed. Country Assignments and Research

The Clouds: Melody and Text Quiz 

Day 20 – 10/20

Global Ed. Country Research and Kahoot Workshop

The Clouds: Melody and Text Quiz 

Day 21 – 10/24

Global Ed. Country PowerPoint Presentation Workshop

Day 22 – 10/26

Global Ed. Country PowerPoint Presentation Workshop

Day 23 – 10/28
Global Ed. Country Presentations 1

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

1st Quarter Homework and Due Dates – Grade 6

8/25  – Signed Rules and Materials Sheet Due

8/29  – Have speeches prepared for OCS Election Day

9/01 – Signed Mobile Device Student Pledges Due

9/01 – Course Materials and Cambridge T-shirt Money Due

9/08 – Required Class Materials Due

9/08 – Complete 8 Cherish Tuttle choir warmup text and gestures.

9/12 – Practice Cherish Tuttle choir warmups and gestures.    

9/14 – Complete homework related to Values Matter activity.  Save completed word clouds as a jpg to the folder named Word Clouds-1 in the Period 6 Research Share folder.  Name the file after the theme-advisement teacher-your name (for example: “Responsibility-Reid-David Pineda” if the word cloud is the final group version then name it “Responsibility-Reid”. 

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 and Exam Study Guides – Grade 6

 

1st Quarter Classwork – Grade 8

Day 1 – 8/22
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 – 8/24
Course Reflection – Part 1
Students will divide a sheet of paper into 3 sections.  Students will then reflect on last year’s class experience by writing in each section according to the following questions:
Front Section 1: Write something positive about last year’s experience as a result of your or your classmates’ actions.
Front Section 2: Write something negative about last year’s experience as a result of your or your classmates’ actions.
Front Section 3: What suggestions do you have to remedy last year’s negative experience for this year?
Back Section 1: Write something positive about last year’s experience as a result of the teacher’s or the school’s actions.
Back Section 2: Write something negative about last year’s experience as a result of the teacher’s or the school’s actions.
Back Section 3: What suggestions do you have to remedy last year’s negative experience for this year?

Day 3 – 8/26
OCS Election Day
Course Reflection – Part 2
Students will break into groups of 4 and choose a secretary.  They will compare one another’s reflections and list the 3 most frequent/important ones for each category.  The secretary will list these reflections on a separate sheet of paper with the names of all the group members.  Each student must include at least one of their reflections on the group paper.
In a roundtable discussion, the class and teacher will share one another’s reflections based on the feedback from the group lists.  One student will be a secretary and record the main points and reflections on the computer.

Day 4 – 8/31
Introduce Course Wheel

(First Quarter Wheel: Youth Vote Initiative, Cambridge Choir, Cambridge Fair Preparation, & Chess)

Review Cambridge Choir Song Proposals

Day 5 – 9/02
Youth Vote Initiative: Unit Introduction and Goals

Create Project Survey

Cambridge Choir Practice

Day 6 – 9/07

Youth Vote Initiative: Unit Introduction and Goals

Create Project Survey

Story Time: Berlin Freie Waldorf Schule Updates

Day 7 – 9/09

Begin First Phase of 8th Grade Freie Waldorf Schule Letter Writing – Determine Correspondence Pairs
– Student will then write letters based on their local community:
– – Where were students born and where do students live?
– – Describe the local environment.
– – What are important current events taking place?

Day 8 – 9/13

Determine Questions form YVI Surveys

Begin writing final drafts of Phase 1 letters to Berlin

Day 9 – 9/15

Finalize Survey Question for YVI
Discuss taking surveys: Do’s and Don’t’s

Choir Workshop: The Clouds

Day 10 – 9/19

Cambridge Choir Practice: The Clouds

Chess Game Introduction 1

Day 11 – 9/21

Cambridge Choir Practice: The Clouds

YVI Survey Workshop

Day 12 – 9/23

Cambridge Choir Practice: The Clouds

Chess Game Introduction 2

The Clouds: Melody and Text Quiz 

Day 13 – 9/27

The Clouds: Melody and Text Quiz 

Chess Practice Rounds 1: Opening Moves

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 and Due Dates – Grade 8

8/24  – Signed Rules and Materials Sheet Due

8/30  – Course Reflections Due

9/02 – Create OneDrive Account using Email & Password

9/07 – YVI Survey Questions Due

9/13 – Rough draft of Phase 1 letters due (300 to 500 words). 

9/19 – Final Draft of Phase 1 letters due.

9/21 – Memorize and practice “The Clouds” (Part II only). Download Text and Music and Piano.

9/21 – Complete 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.

9/23 – Study for The Clouds Melody and Text Quiz. Download Text and Music and Piano.  

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 and Exam Study Guides – Grade 8

 

2nd Quarter Classwork – Grade 6

Day 23 – 10/28
Global Ed. Country Presentations 1
Kahoot Practice

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

Day 25 – 11/03
Global Ed. Country Presentations 3

Day 26 – 11/07
Global Ed. Country Presentations 4

Day 27 – 11/10
Global Ed. Country Presentations 5

Day 28 – 11/15
Chess Practice

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

Day 29 – 11/17
Chess Practice

PBMS Cambridge Fair Planning and Preparation

Day 30 – 11/21
PBMS Cambridge Fair Preparation

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

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 – Grade 6

11/01 – Final draft Global Education Country PPP and Lesson due (in Onedrive drop folder)

11/09 – Practice “The Clouds” and “Ah Poor Bird” for morning rehearsal

11/15Practice “The Clouds” and “Noel Noel” for morning rehearsal

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 – Grade 6

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.

 

2nd Quarter Classwork – Grade 8

Day 23 – 10/27

Computer Lab
YVI Data Entry – 3

Day 24 – 10/31
YVI Workshop: Groups and Topics

Cambridge Choir Practice

Day 25 – 11/02

YVI Workshop: Groups and Topics

Cambridge Choir Practice

Day 26 – 11/04

YVI Workshop: Groups and Topics

Cambridge Choir Practice

Day 27 – 11/09

YVI Workshop: Data Analysis using Excel

Cambridge Choir Practice

Day 28 – 11/14

Cambridge Choir Quiz: Noel Noel & Try

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 – Grade 8

11/14 – YVI Report Outline and Rough Draft Narrative Due

11/14 – Cambridge Choir Quiz: Noel Noel and Try

11/16 – YVI Final Draft Outline and Presentation Due

11/16 – Braddock Sr. High Expo – 6:00pm

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 – Grade 8

 

3rd Quarter Classwork – Grade 6

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 – Grade 6

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 – Grade 6

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 – Grade 8

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 – Grade 8

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 – Grade 8

4th Quarter Classwork – Grade 6

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

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Spring Break

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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 – Grade 6

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 – Grade 6

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 – Grade 8

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

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Spring Break

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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 – Grade 8

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 – Grade 8