Saturday, September 27, 2014

Culture: consists of all the behavioral patterns within a social group that are passed onto the descendants by learning. –Tim Megarry


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Welcome to another full week of cool stuff to do.  You'll notice a lot more of your work is available to you online. Use your time well, noble learners. 

SPELLING


  • Monday: pgs. 34-35
  • Tuesday: pgs. 36-37
  • Wednesday: pgs 38-39
  • Thursday: pgs. 40-41
  • Friday: Corrections and BHT

LANGUAGE ARTS

  • Monday: Complete "Prehistoric Animal" writing activity. (Be sure you included name, time period, physical description, what they ate, and anything else that's cooool.)  Get ready to present.
  • Tuesday: Independent Reading Book Project
  • Wednesday: Guidance/Spelling/Study Hall
  • Thursday: "Center Square" activity / October Bingo Cards
  • Friday:  Finish up Book Projects
MATH


  • Monday: Lesson 1.4
  • Tuesday: pgs. 19 & 20
  • Wednesday:1.5
  • Thursday: pgs. 21, 22, 23
  • Friday: Mid-Chapter Test

SCIENCE


  • Monday and Wednesday: 
Plate Tectonics Web Quest                       
OK awesome quest seekers! Use the dynamic links on this site to complete the packet provided to you.  Responses should be well thought out and complete. This will become a part of your Interactive Science Notebook.

SOCIAL STUDIES


  • Tuesday: "The First People: Calculating Clues from Bones" activity
  • Thursday:  Use this Paleolithic Vs. Neolithic Chart to discover some of the similarities and differences between Paleolithic and Neolithic times. Complete this interactivVenn Diagram listing at least five differences and as many similarities as you can find. Save your document to your Drive, and attach it to an email addressed to me.

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  • Could you have survived the Ice Age?  Go here to find out!
  • What wiped out the big beasts? Check here.
  • Want to watch a Mammoth Mystery?  Check it out!
  • Here's a video (with associated links) about Neanderthals.  Learn something new!

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READING/INDEPENDENT WORK

The following [really interesting and informative] short articles are from MrDowling.com., a great educational resource for learning about history. I like that, for many, you can listen as he reads the article to you.  Be sure to follow along so that you can better complete the assignments that follow. 


Type your answers right online below the article., then go to "File", scroll down to "Share" and click on it.  Type in my email address and mail it to me using your name and the name of the article in the subject bar. Do the same for the following short articles. I look forward to all your emails! Get them done by Friday, October 3rd.


Read "A Long Time Ago" (or read along as Mr. Dowling reads this lesson).  

Read  "Ancient Technology" and type your answers right online below the article. 

Read  "Neanderthals( or read along as Mr. Dowling reads this lesson).  


Read  "Theories"  (or read along as Mr. Dowling reads 
this lesson). 

Read "Charles Darwin"  (or read along as Mr. Dowling reads this lesson). 


Read "Archaeology: The Science of History" (or read along as Mr. Dowling reads this lesson).

Read "Lucy" ( or read along as Mr. Dowling reads this lesson). 

Not to make you nervous or anything, but a BHT is to follow. . . Get ready to SOARRRR. . . .





HEY GUYS! . . .


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Flying kid image from http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_efad_DsUBzo/TTS3V51pJMI/AAAAAAAABYg/GbrIOAnY0iw/s1600/Flying_nathanael_lark.jpg
Writer image from http://soupblog.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/boy-writing-comp.jpg
Webquest thanks to http://cedarvalley.roundrockisd.org/UserFiles/Servers/Server_42350/File/Staff_Documents/6th%20Grade/L.%20Thomas/
Earth%20Science/Plate%20Tectonics%20Web%20Quest%20Student.pdf
Dowling, Mike. "A Long Time Ago." www.mrdowling.com. Updated August 10, 2014 . Web. September 28, 2014
Dowling, Mike. "Ancient Technology." www.mrdowling.com. Updated August 10, 2014 . Web. September 28, 2014.
Dowling, Mike. "Neanderthals." www.mrdowling.com. Updated August 10, 2014 . Web. September 28, 2014.
Dowling, Mike. "Theories." www.mrdowling.com. Updated August 10, 2014 . Web. September 28, 2014.
Dowling, Mike. "Charles Darwin." www.mrdowling.com. Updated August 10, 2014 . Web. September 28, 2014.
Dowling, Mike. "Archaeology: The Science of History." www.mrdowling.com. Updated August 10, 2014 . Web. September 28, 2014Dowling, Mike. "Lucy." www.mrdowling.com. Updated August 10, 2014 . Web. September 28, 2014.