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 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 – Cultural & Global Studies

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

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

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

Cultural & Global Studies Scope and Sequence

Course Building Discussion

Introduce Class Officers
What is the Cambridge Student Committee?

Introduce Class Website and Online Resources

Day 3 – 8/25
OCS Election Day

Gradebook and Grading Policy

Speech and Vocalization Exercises 1: Positioning

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

Global Scholars Letter

Music Theory Lesson 1: Music Staff & Scales

Introduce MusicTheory.net

Tablet and Folder Distribution

Day 5 – 8/31

Music Theory Lesson 2: Music Staff Sharps & Flats

Speech and Vocalization 3: Projection

Day 6 – 9/05

Pre-Holiday Repertoir Discussion

Music Theory Lesson 3: Key Signatures

Speech and Vocalization 4: Scales and Gestures

Introduce Cherish Tuttle Vocal Studio

Day 7 – 9/07

Hurricane Irma: No classes

Day 8 – 9/11

Hurricane Irma: No classes

Day 9 – 9/13

Hurricane Irma: No classes

Day 10 – 9/15

Hurricane Irma: No classes

Day 11 – 9/19

Music Theory Lesson 4: Time Signatures 1

Speech and Vocalization 5: Scales and Gestures

Cherish Tuttle Vocal Studio Practice

Day 12 – 9/22

Global Scholars Folder Setup

Cherish Tuttle Vocal Studio Practice

Day 13 – 9/26

Global Scholars Unit 1

Introduce Monologue Project

Day 14 – 9/28

Complete Music Notes Worksheets

Memorize Monologues for Presentation

Day 15 – 10/03

Global Scholars Postings Workshop

Vocal Range Examination

Day 16 – 10/05

Monologue Practice

Monologue Performance 1

Vocal Range Examination (Continued)

Day 17 – 10/09

Monologue Performance 2

Music Theory Lesson 5: Time Signatures 2

Introduce GS Digital Project 1

Day 18 – 10/11

Music Theory Lesson 6: Time Signatures 3

Singing Rounds and Canons

Day 19 – 10/13

Introduce Arrow and the Song

GS Digital Project Groups

Day 20 – 10/17

Practice Arrow and the Song

GS Digital Project Groups

Day 21 – 10/19

View and Assess Monologue Video Performances

Click here for the latest version of the Performance Rubric

Introduce Christmas Drama Project

Day 22 – 10/23

Practice Arrow and the Song

Present GS Video Projects

Day 23 – 10/25

Complete GS Workbook Assignment

Edit GS Video Projects

Day 24 – 10/30

“Arrow and the Song” Singing Quiz

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

MUN Introduction: Goal and Resources

Day 25 – 10/31

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Day 26 – 11/01

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Global Scholars Unit 2

Day 26 – 11/03

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Global Scholars Unit 2

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

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

8/23  – Signed Rules and Materials Sheet Due

8/25  – Have speeches prepared for OCS Election Day

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

Global Scholars Letters with Parent Signature Due

8/31 – Complete MusicTheory.net Exercise 1

Exercise 1.1: Note Identification – Treble Clef 1

Exercise 1.2: Note Construction – Treble Clef 2

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

9/05 – Complete MusicTheory.net Exercise 2

Exercise 2.1: Note Identification – Bass Clef 1

Exercise 2.2: Note Construction – Bass Clef 2

(Complete 25 items in under 5 minutes)

9/13 – Complete MusicTheory.net Exercise 3

Exercise 3.1: Note Identification – Grand Staff 1

(Complete 25 items in under 3 minutes)

Exercise 3.2: Note Construction – Grand Staff 2

(Complete 25 items in under 3 minutes)

Complete 1 Cherish Tuttle choir warmup text and gestures.

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

9/22 – Choral Piece Proposals Due

Proposals Criteria:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

See Onedrive folder for Rubrics and Project Guide.

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

Global Scholars Units 1 & 2 Workbook Vocabulary Quiz

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

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

 

1st Quarter Classwork – Chess & Robotics

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

Day 2 – 8/23

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

Chess and Robotics Scope and Sequence

Course Building Discussion

Introduce Class Officers
What is the Cambridge Student Committee?

Introduce Class Website and Online Resources

Day 3 – 8/25
OCS Election Day

Gradebook and Grading Policy

Introduction to Riddles and Mind Traps

Introduction to Chess and Chess Kids

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

Tablet and Folder Distribution

MS Office 365 Workshop 1: Using Email and One Drive

Singing Exercise 2: Posture & Breathing

Day 5 – 8/31

Create ChessKid.com Account

Chess Basics Review 2: The Pawn & King

Singing Exercise 3: Projection

Day 6 – 9/05

Chess Basics Review 3: The Knight

MS Office 365 Workshop 1:  Word

Troubleshooting on the Net

Day 7 – 9/07

Hurricane Irma: No classes

Day 8 – 9/11

Hurricane Irma: No classes

Day 9 – 9/13

Hurricane Irma: No classes

Day 10 – 9/15

Hurricane Irma: No classes

Day 11 – 9/19

Chess Basics Review 4: The Bishop

MS Office 365 Workshop 2:  Word

Prepare for a Word Challenge 1: Article

Day 12 – 9/22

Chess Basics Review 6: The Rook

MS Office 365 Workshop 3:  Word

Prepare for a Word Challenge 2: Chart

Day 13 – 9/26

Chess Basics Review 7: The Queen

MS Office 365 Workshop 4:  Word

Prepare for a Word Challenge 3: Letter

Day 14 – 9/28

Chess Practice checking the King

Day 15 – 10/03

Chess: Finding the Pin

Vocal Range Examination

Day 16 – 10/05

Vex IQ Robotics Assignments & Workshop

Vocal Range Examination (Continued)

Day 17 – 10/09

Vex IQ Robotics Assignments & Workshop

Rounds and Canon Practice

Day 18 – 10/11

Vex IQ Robotics Assignments & Workshop

Rounds and Canon Practice

Day 19 – 10/13

Vex IQ Robotics Assignments & Workshop

Introduce Arrow and the Song

Day 20 – 10/17

Practice Arrow and the Song

Vex IQ Robotics Ringmaster Workshop

Day 21 – 10/19

Practice Arrow and the Song

Vex IQ Robotics Ringmaster Workshop

Day 22 – 10/23

Practice Arrow and the Song

Vex IQ Robotics Ringmaster Workshop

Chess Practice

Day 23 – 10/25

Practice Arrow and the Song

Vex IQ Robotics Ringmaster Workshop

Chess Practice

Day 24 – 10/30

“Arrow and the Song” Singing Quiz

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Chess Workshop: The Fork

Day 25 – 10/31

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Chess Practice

Day 14 – 9/29

The Clouds: Melody and Text Quiz 

Chess Practice Rounds 2: Piece Development

Day 15 – 10/04

Introduce Cambridge Magnet Fair

The Clouds: Melody and Text Quiz 

Chess Practice Rounds 3: Attack and Defend

Day 16 – 10/06

YVI Final Survey Assignments 1

Chess Practice Rounds 4: Checking the King

Day 17 – 10/10

YVI Final Survey Assignments 2

Chess Practice Rounds 5: What is a Checkmate?

Day 18 – 10/13

Introduce MUN 2017: Student Assignments

Day 19 – 10/17

YVI Excel Workshop

Cambridge Choir “The Clouds” Melody and Text Quiz 

Day 20 – 10/19

YVI Excel Workshop

Cambridge Choir – “Try” Practice

Cambridge Choir – “Noel, Noel” Practice

Cambridge Choir “The Clouds” Melody and Text Quiz 

Day 21 – 10/21

YVI Excel Workshop

Cambridge Choir – “Try” Practice

Cambridge Choir – “Noel, Noel” Practice

Cambridge Choir “The Clouds” Melody and Text Quiz

Day 22 – 10/25

Cambridge Choir Practice

YVI Data Entry – 1

Day 23 – 10/27

Cambridge Choir Practice
 
YVI Data Entry – 2

Day 23 – 10/28

Computer Lab
YVI Data Entry – 3

Day 24 – 11/01

Computer Lab
YVI Data Entry – 4

Day 17 – 10/12

Practice Writing Resolutions – Part 2

Points and Motions

Day 18 – 10/14

MUN Vocabulary Test 2

Day 19 – 10/16
Prepare for Magnet Fair

Day 20 – 10/20
Prepare for Magnet Fair

Day 21 – 10/22
Prepare for Magnet Fair

Day 22 – 10/26
Prepare for Magnet Fair

Day 23 – 10/28
Prepare for Magnet Fair

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

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

Day 24
Intelligence and Team Building Activities 2

Multiple Intelligence Test 1  Multiple Intelligence Test 2

Discuss class activity rotation for 2nd nine weeks 

1st Quarter Homework & Due Dates – Chess & Robotics

8/23  – Signed Rules and Materials Sheet Due

8/25  – Have speeches prepared for OCS Election Day

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

10/13 – YVI 1st Set of 10 Surveys Due

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

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

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

10/17 – YVI 2nd Set of 10 Surveys Due

10/25 – YVI 3rd Set of 10 Surveys Due

10/25 – Continue Model UN Assignment Background Study

10/31 – YVI 4th Set of 10 Surveys Due

10/14 – Study for MUN Vocabulary Test 2

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

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

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

10/29 – Paul W. Bell Cambridge Magnet Fair

1st Quarter Quiz & Study Guides – Chess & Robotics

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2nd Quarter Classwork – Cultural & Global Studies

Day 24 – 10/30

“Arrow and the Song” Singing Quiz

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Day 25 – 11/01

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Present Proposal for Christmas Drama Skit

Global Scholars Unit 2: Introduction and Vocabulary

Day 26 – 11/03

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Global Scholars Class Discussion: A Healthy Meal

2nd Quarter OCS Sign-up

Day 27 – 11/07

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Global Scholars Unit 2

OCS Elections

Day 28 – 11/09

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Global Scholars Unit 2

OCS Elections

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

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

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

Day 32 – 11/27

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

Day 33 – 11/29

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

Day 34 – 12/01

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 – Cultural & Global Studies

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

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

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

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

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

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

11/14 – “Danza Danza” Singing Test

11/29 – “The Clouds” Singing Test

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

12/07 – “Noel Noel” Singing Test

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

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 – Cultural & Global Studies

Global Scholars Units 1 & 2 Workbook Vocabulary Quiz

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

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

 

2nd Quarter Classwork – Chess and Robotics

Day 24 – 10/30

“Arrow and the Song” Singing Quiz

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Chess Practice: “Relay Ring”

Day 25 – 11/01

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Chess Workshop: The Fork [Practice Exercises]

Day 26 – 11/03

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Chess Practice

Day 27 – 11/07

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Chess Practice: “Reid Relay”

Day 28 – 11/09

Practice Arrow and the Song & Danza Danza

Chess Practice: “Reid Relay”

OCS Elections

Day 29 – 11/14

Danza Danza Singing Test

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

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

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

Day 30 – 11/16

Danza Danza Singing Test

(Grade 6) Download and Complete Simple Machine and Motion

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

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

Day 31 – 11/20

Introduce “The Clouds”

Choir Practice

Day 32 – 11/27

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

Day 33 – 11/29

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

Day 34 – 12/01

Christmas Show Groups Practice Performance

Fieldtrip to Marjory Stoneman Douglas

Complete Vex IQ Unit F: Key Concepts (Download)

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 41 – 12/19
Cambridge Choir Christmas Show Planning and Practice

PBMS Christmas Show
12/21 – 10:30am and 2:30pm

Day 42 – 1/08

Christmas Reflections and Discussion

Introduce Code.org

Create student accounts

Complete Course 1 Stages 1 – 7

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Vex Ringmaster Workshop

Day 43 – 1/10

Code.org

Complete Course 1 Stages 8 – 18

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Vex Ringmaster Workshop

Day 44 – 1/12

Code.org

Complete Course 2 Stages 1 – 9

Code.org – Complete CS in Algebra Stages 1 – 10

Cambridge Choir Practice

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Vex Ringmaster Workshop

Day 45 – 1/17

Code.org – Complete Course 2 Stages 10 – 14

Code.org – Complete CS in Algebra Stages 11 – 20

Chess Relay Practice Continued

Day 46 – 1/19

Code.org – Complete Course 2 Stages 15 – 19

Chess Relay Practice Continued

Cambridge Choir Practice

Day 47 – 1/23

 

Day 48 – 1/25

 

Day 49 – 1/29

 

Day 50 – 1/31 & 2/01

 
Day 42 – 1/10
Preliminary and Committee Research

Creating MUN Resolutions Review

 
Day 43 – 1/12

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

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

Day 44 – 1/17

MUN Preparation: Creating MUN Resolutions 2

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

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

Day 45 – 11/19

MUN Preparation: Creating MUN Resolutions 3

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

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

Day 45 – 11/19

MUN Preparation: Creating MUN Resolutions 4

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Day 30 – 11/19

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

Day 31 – 11/23 

Continue Christmas show planning.

Day 32 – 11/30

Continue Christmas show planning and rehearsal.

Day 33 – 12/02

Continue Christmas show planning and rehearsal.

Day 34 – 12/04 

Nur Ein Wort Lyrics Quiz Review

MUN Country Presentations Preparation

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

The presentation must contain the following:

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

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

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

Day 35 – 12/08 

Nur Ein Wort Lyrics Quiz

Continue Christmas show planning and rehearsal.

Day 36 – 12/10

Continue Christmas show planning and rehearsal.

Day 37 – 12/14 

MUN England Presentations – Part 1

Continue Christmas show planning and rehearsal.

Day 38 – 12/16 

MUN England Presentations – Part 2

UN Position Paper Preparation Assignments

Day 39 – 12/18 

UN Position Paper Preparation Assignments

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

Day 40 – 1/05 

UN Position Paper Preparation Assignments

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

Day 41 – 1/07

UN Position Paper Preparation Assignments

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

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

Prepare for Winter Concert

Day 42 – 1/11

UN Position Paper Preparation Assignments

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

Prepare for Winter Concert

Day 43 – 1/13

UN Position Paper Preparation Assignments

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

Prepare for Winter Concert

Day 44 – 1/15

UN Position Paper Preparation Assignments

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

Prepare for Winter Concert

Day 45 – 1/20

UN Position Paper Preparation Assignments

Prepare for Winter Concert

Day 46 – 1/22

UN Position Paper Preparation Assignments

Continue Christmas show planning.

2nd Quarter Homework and Due Dates – Chess and Robotics

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

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

11/14 – “Danza Danza” Singing Test

11/20 – Complete classwork:

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

(Grade 6) Download and Complete Simple Machine and Motion

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

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

11/29 – “The Clouds” Singing Test

12/07 – “Noel Noel” Singing Test

12/07 – Complete Vex IQ Key Concepts (Download)

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!!!

1/10 – Complete Code.org Course 1 Stages 1-7

1/10 – Complete Code.org Minecraft Lesson 1 Stages 1 & 2

1/12 – Complete Code.org Course 1 Stages 8-18

1/17 – Complete Code.org Course 2 Stages 1-9 (6th Grade)

Complete Code.org – Complete CS in Algebra Stages 1 – 10 (7th & 8th Grade)

1/17- Christmas Show Alternative Assignment Due:

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

  1. How do you think a performer makes 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.

1/19 – Complete Code.org Course 2 Stages 10-14 (6th Grade)

Complete Code.org – Complete CS in Algebra Stages 11 – 20 (7th & 8th Grade)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

5. Record yourself singing along with the recording.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Winter Break

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

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

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

PowerPoint Criteria

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

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

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

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

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

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

7.  Create a backup file in personal Onedrive folder.

1/28 – Practice Simulation at MDC North Campus

11/19 – Complete Preparation: Creating MUN Resolutions 4

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

12/08 – Nur Ein Wort Lyrics Quiz

12/14 – MUN England Presentations – Part 1

12/16 – MUN England Presentations – Part 2

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

3rd Quarter Classwork – Cultural & Global Studies

Day 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

4/12 – Vex I.Q. Robotics

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

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

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

5/10 – Vex I.Q. Robotics

1. Read the Let’s Get Started guide.

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

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

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

5/16 – Vex I.Q. Robotics

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

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

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

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

5/24 – Vex I.Q. Robotics

1. Read the unit on Simple Machines & Motion.

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

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

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

Global Education Map and Profile Exam Study Guide

Study the following geographical information for upcoming map examination:

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

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

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

 

4th Quarter Classwork – Chess and Robotics

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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 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 – Chess and Robotics

4/20 – Cambridge Choir Singing Test

4/24 – Autonomous Robotics Test – Phase 2

4/06 – “I Lived” Cambridge Choir Test

4/21 – “Spring Break Packet”

Soprano – Happy Birthday, Brave

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

Tenor  – Happy Birthday, I Lived, Across the Sky

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

4/27 – Waldorfschule Letters Due

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

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

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

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

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

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