Archive for November, 2015

Introducing Ruby Bridges.

L.T. I can Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text:

Read the Piece on Ruby Bridges. Blog a piece that identifies the Main idea of chapter 1.


CODE CODE CODE

Learning Target: I can define what an algorithm is>

TODAY WE ARE CODING MS. BRASSFIELDS CLASS:

HERE IS THE LINK TO  ANGRY BIRDS:

 

https://studio.code.org/hoc/1


The Mayflower Voyage

 

Learning Targets: I can define what a Pilgrim/Separatist  was and can give specific details about why they chose to come to the New world.

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Review Vocabulary before we begin taking our Virtual tour of the Mayflower Voyage.

http://www.scholastic.com/scholastic_thanksgiving/voyage/journey.htm

  • Mayflower: a small wooden ship that carried the Separatists from England to the New World.
  • North America, A Continent (one of the seven continents ) in the West of Europe, North of South America
  • Atlantic Ocean the ocean (a large body of water) between Europe and North America.
  • New World, after Columbus voyage to the Americas, Europeans called North and South America the New World.
  • Religion a strong belief in god or  powers that control life.
  • Freedom the state of being free, you can do what you want within the bounds of reason.
  • Persecution  causing someone to suffer
  • England the country in Europe that the Separatists came from .
  • Separatists we know them as the Pilgrims, a group of people who left England They wanted to be Separate from King James’ Church of England.
  •  Colonists a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country

WHAT I AM THANKFUL FOR:

WRITE TWO PARAGRAPHS TELLING WHAT YOU ARE THANKFUL FOR IN YOUR LIFE.

FAMILY, HEALTH HOME, TOYS TEACHERS , BROTHERS SISTERS.

USE DETAILS IN YOUR WRITING. THERE ARE CASHS PRIZES.


Ms. Roche: 11/13/150

veterans_day.jpgLearning Target: I can explain what a Veteran is.  I can name  the 5 branches of the military. I can respond to questions in a short paragraph on our blog.

Watch the Brainpop movie on the Armed Forces:
Keep in mind the questions below.

Answer the following questions in a paragraph.

What are the 5 Branches of the Military?

What jobs do the Armed Forces do?

Why are they Important?

A Veteran is someone who is soldier.

Tell why you think we celebrate Veteran’s Day.

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The Problem of Veterans

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Learning Target:

I can evaluate the information presented to come up with a cause and solution.

We researched and watched a 60 Minute Piece  about the problem of homelessness in veterans? We learned that 1 in 3 homeless people served the country.  Based on the Information why are so many veterans having a problem with homelessness?

Blog a piece that tells why you think so many veterans are homeless. Then come up with a way that we might be able to solve this problem.


Veteran’s Day Ms. Roche’s Class

Tell me in a paragraph what a Veteran is. Tell me why you think we celebrate Veteran’s day?veterans-day-3


Veteran’s Day For Ms. Brassfield’s class

Learning Target: I can identify what a Veteran is and what each branch of the military does in a short paragraph:

What is Veteran’s Day?

Name the 5 branches of the Armed Forces?

Tell what each Branch does? What domain they work on mainly … Air Sea or Land.

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