Monday, November 20, 2017

China Mini-Book - 11/20/2017

ESSENTIAL QUESTION(S)/BIG IDEAS: What are the main ideas of the three belief systems of China?

HW: Bring those non-perishable food items!!

AGENDA:
  1. Collect What They Might Have Said/What They Actually Said - make sure your name is on it!
    1. I'm turning in grades today, so double check IC if you need to so you can verify everything is turned in
    2. Canned Food Drive - We are still in last place--what???
      1. As an incentive, I will offer one Q2 "Quiz Forgiveness" pass if you bring in five non-perishable food items (for the Africa Quiz, bring in TEN food items)
      2. DEADLINE IS TOMORROW
    3. China Mini-Book - HANDOUT HERE and ARTICLE PACKET HERE
    Q2 TABLE OF CONTENTS
    1. African Proverbs
    2. African Proverb Word Cloud (submitted to our Classroom Blog) - INSTRUCTIONS HERE
    4. Kingdoms of West Africa Study Guide
    5. Adinkra Mat (turned in separately; not kept in notes)
    6. Latitude and Longitude - HANDOUT HERE
    7. Sundiata: The Lion King of Mali
    8. Sundiata: What Comes Next (you will turn this in on our classroom blog)
    9. Read and take notes on 10:1
    10. Read and take notes on 10:2
    11. Three Belief Systems of China
    12. Crash Course World History: China (done on GOOGLE CLASSROOM)
    13. What They Might Have Said/What They Actually Said (on Three Belief Systems of China)
    14. Read and take notes on 10:3 and 11:1
    15. My China Mini-Book - HANDOUT HERE

    Thursday, November 16, 2017

    Wisdom of Medieval China - 11/16/2017

    ESSENTIAL QUESTION(S)/BIG IDEAS: What are the main ideas of the three belief systems of China?

    HW: What They Might Have Said/What They Actually Said (DUE MONDAY)
    HW: Read 10:3 and 11:1; prepare for some form of open-note quiz on Monday

    AGENDA:
    1. Here is what you helped me with yesterday - http://www.RonIppolito.com
    2. Three Belief Systems of China - let's try to finish this today
      1. Handout HERE
      2. Slideshow presentation HERE
    3. Double-check to make sure I can see your Sundiata: What Comes Next
      1. Visit our classroom blog at http://sv301.blogspot.com
      2. Do a search for your first and last name. If it doesn't come up, I don't have your assignment.
      3. Forgot how to upload? Instructions are HERE
    4. What They Might Have Said / What They Actually Said (see example and instructions below)
      1. You are going to create a respectful "wise saying" from each of these three philosophers based on what you have learned about each
      2. What is a reliable source for attributable quotes?
      3. I trust BrainyQuotes and GoodReads
      4. Don't necessarily trust Pinterest, Google Images, or other sources
    5. Canned Food Drive - We are currently in last place--what???
      1. As an incentive, I will offer one Q2 "Quiz Forgiveness" pass if you bring in five non-perishable food items
    6. Grading Catch-Up (progress report grading period ends today)
    7. How to Make an Eight Page Mini-Book - watch carefully so you don't waste paper

      Q2 TABLE OF CONTENTS
      1. African Proverbs
      2. African Proverb Word Cloud (submitted to our Classroom Blog) - INSTRUCTIONS HERE
      4. Kingdoms of West Africa Study Guide
      5. Adinkra Mat (turned in separately; not kept in notes)
      6. Latitude and Longitude - HANDOUT HERE
      7. Sundiata: The Lion King of Mali
      8. Sundiata: What Comes Next (you will turn this in on our classroom blog)
      9. Read and take notes on 10:1
      10. Read and take notes on 10:2
      11. Three Belief Systems of China
      12. Crash Course World History: China (done on GOOGLE CLASSROOM)
      13. What They Might Have Said/What They Actually Said (on Three Belief Systems of China)
      14. Read and take notes on 10:3 and 11:1

      Wednesday, November 15, 2017

      Buddhism - 11/15/2017

      ESSENTIAL QUESTION(S)/BIG IDEAS: What are the main ideas of the three belief systems of China?

      HW: Complete any unfinished assignments.

      AGENDA:
      1. 10:1 and 10:2 Quiz - CLICK HERE FOR QUIZ
      2. Leadership-Based Electives - opportunities for seventh graders for 2nd semester
        1. Let's have a courageous conversation if you're interested
        2. Link to the ASB application is HERE
        3. The SVLife application is in Google Classroom. The invite code is iypft6
      3. Three Belief Systems of China - let's try to finish this today
        1. Handout HERE
        2. Slideshow presentation HERE
      4. TURKEY BOWL IS ONE WEEK FROM TODAY!
        1. We support White Lightning, so wear your black, white, and yellow (or gold)
        2. Face painting will be offered by ASB--three choices available HERE

      Q2 TABLE OF CONTENTS
      1. African Proverbs
      2. African Proverb Word Cloud (submitted to our Classroom Blog) - INSTRUCTIONS HERE
      4. Kingdoms of West Africa Study Guide
      5. Adinkra Mat (turned in separately; not kept in notes)
      6. Latitude and Longitude - HANDOUT HERE
      7. Sundiata: The Lion King of Mali
      8. Sundiata: What Comes Next (you will turn this in on our classroom blog)
      9. Read and take notes on 10:1
      10. Read and take notes on 10:2
      11. Three Belief Systems of China
      12. Crash Course World History: China (done on GOOGLE CLASSROOM)

      Tuesday, November 14, 2017

      Crash Course: China - 11/14/2017

      ESSENTIAL QUESTION(S)/BIG IDEAS: What are the main ideas of the three belief systems of China?

      HW: Make sure you have read Chapter 10, Sections 1 and 2. You may have an open-note quiz when I return on Wednesday (TOMORROW!!).

      AGENDA:
      1. TODAY (WHILE MR IPPOLITO IS GONE): Watch Crash Course: China and complete the assignment in Google Classroom
        1. Look over the questions first - CLICK HERE TO VIEW QUESTIONS
        2. Answer questions in GOOGLE CLASSROOM while you watch Crash Course, or after it's done
        3. Discuss answers with a partner and turn in through Google Classroom before the end of the period
        4. Use any time remaining in the period to catch up on missing work or work ahead on Three Belief Systems of China
      2. Leadership-Based Electives - opportunities for seventh graders for 2nd semester
        1. Let's have a courageous conversation if you're interested
        2. Link to the ASB application is HERE
        3. The SVLife application is in Google Classroom. The invite code is iypft6
      3. Three Belief Systems of China - we will continue this when I return
        1. Handout HERE
        2. Slideshow presentation HERE


      Q2 TABLE OF CONTENTS
      1. African Proverbs
      2. African Proverb Word Cloud (submitted to our Classroom Blog) - INSTRUCTIONS HERE
      4. Kingdoms of West Africa Study Guide
      5. Adinkra Mat (turned in separately; not kept in notes)
      6. Latitude and Longitude - HANDOUT HERE
      7. Sundiata: The Lion King of Mali
      8. Sundiata: What Comes Next (you will turn this in online)
      9. Read and take notes on 10:1
      10. Read and take notes on 10:2
      11. Three Belief Systems of China

      Monday, November 13, 2017

      Daoism - 11/13/2017

      ESSENTIAL QUESTION(S)/BIG IDEAS: What are the main ideas of the three belief systems of China?

      HW: Make sure you have read Chapter 10, Sections 1 and 2. You may have an open-note quiz when I return on Wednesday.

      AGENDA:
      1. Progress Report Grading Period ends this Friday
      2. The Great Thanksgiving Listen
        1. Select 10-15 interview questions to ask your interviewee. More great questions are HERE
        2. Make sure there is enough storage space on your recording device. The easiest way to record is with the voice recorder app on your phone, iPod Touch, or iPad
        3. Arrange for a quiet place and time to interview an older member of your family (preferably a grandparent or someone born before 1967)
        4. Once the interview is complete, take a photo of you and your interviewee
        5. Upload your photo and the audio of your interview to Google Drive.
        6. Name your audio file like this: Interview with My Grandmother Dolores Huerta - Nov2017
        7. Share this audio recording file with at least three other family members. The goal with this upload is to put this file in a place that will be both safe AND a place where you and your family can find the file in years to come.
        8. Check in with me on the Monday right after Thanksgiving. There will be a brief form to fill out and you will be asked to prove that you conducted your interview. Once that is complete, you get the FINAL EXAM BONUS!
      3. Turkey Week is next week! Complete schedule is HERE. Here's what to expect:
        1. MONDAY - The Turkey Bowl Pep Rally at brunch
        2. TUESDAY - The Amazing Turkey Race at lunch. Anyone can participate!
        3. WEDNESDAY - Turkey Bowl
      4. Leadership-Based Electives - opportunities for seventh graders for 2nd semester
        1. Let's have a courageous conversation if you're interested
        2. Link to the ASB application is HERE
        3. The SVLife application is in Google Classroom. The invite code is iypft6
      5. Three Belief Systems of China
        1. Handout HERE
        2. Slideshow presentation HERE

      Q2 TABLE OF CONTENTS
      1. African Proverbs
      2. African Proverb Word Cloud (submitted to our Classroom Blog) - INSTRUCTIONS HERE
      4. Kingdoms of West Africa Study Guide
      5. Adinkra Mat (turned in separately; not kept in notes)
      6. Latitude and Longitude - HANDOUT HERE
      7. Sundiata: The Lion King of Mali
      8. Sundiata: What Comes Next (you will turn this in online)
      9. Read and take notes on 10:1
      10. Read and take notes on 10:2
      11. Three Belief Systems of China