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Thursday 05-14-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1/2: Lesson 33 Vocabulary Due Saturday

45 minutes of iReady Reading for the week and one lesson passed Due Sunday

StudySync: Celebrities as Heroes Unit

Math Period 3/4 : Please see Google Classroom for the appropriate assignment.

Social Studies: Coronavirus BrainPOP

Check Google Classroom for appropriate links.


Wednesday 05-13-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1/2: Lesson 33 Vocabulary Due Saturday

45 minutes of iReady Reading for the week and one lesson passed Due Sunday

StudySync: Close Read: Celebrities as Heroes

Math Period 3/4: Please see Google Classroom for the appropriate assignment.

Social Studies: US Constitution BrainPOP

Check Google Classroom for appropriate links.


Tuesday 05-12-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1/2: Lesson 33 Vocabulary Due Saturday.

45 minutes of iReady Reading for the week and one lesson passed Due Sunday

StudySync: Arguments and Claims: Celebrities as Heroes

Math Period 3/4: Please see Google Classroom for the appropriate assignment.

Social Studies: CNN10 & Response

Check Google Classroom for appropriate links.


Monday 05-11-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1/2: Lesson 33 Vocabulary Due Saturday

45 minutes of iReady Reading for the week and one lesson passed Due Sunday

StudySync: First Read: Celebrities as Heroes

Math Period 3/4: Please see Google Classroom for the appropriate assignment.

Social Studies: National Eat What You Want Day Assignment

Check Google Classroom for appropriate links.


Thursday 05-07-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1/2: Lesson 32 Vocabulary Due Saturday

45 minutes of iReady Reading for the week and one lesson passed Due Sunday

Math Period 3/4: Please see Google Classroom for the appropriate assignment.

Social Studies: Geography Review Writing

Check Google Classroom for appropriate links.


Wednesday 05-06-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1/2: Lesson 32 Vocabulary Due Saturday

45 minutes of iReady Reading for the week and one lesson passed Due Sunday

StudySync: Complete the Yellow Fever unit, if you have not already. No new StudySync assignments today.

Math Period 3/4: Please see Google Classroom for the appropriate assignment.

Social Studies: CNN 10 and Response.

Check Google Classroom for appropriate links.


 Tuesday 05-05-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1/2: Lesson 32 Vocabulary Due Saturday

45 minutes of iReady Reading for the week and one lesson passed Due Sunday

StudySync Blast: Heroes of Science

Math Period 3/4: Please see Google Classroom for the appropriate assignment.

Social Studies: Cinco De Mayo Article and Response.

Check Google Classroom for appropriate links.


Monday 05-04-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1/2: Lesson 32 Vocabulary Due Saturday

45 minutes of iReady Reading for the week and one lesson passed Due Sunday

StudySync: An American Plague Close Read

Math Period 3/4: Please see Google Classroom for the appropriate assignment.

Social Studies: Mental Health Monday: Sleep Assignment

Check Google Classroom for appropriate links.


Thursday 04-30-2020 

English/Language Arts Period 1: Finish Call of the Wild and questions if you have not already. Today we will be having a 30 minute class over Google Meet at 10 AM.

Please use the code “gardner201” to join us and watch the movie, the Call of the Wild.

English/Language Arts Period 2: Lesson 30 Vocabulary Due Saturday

45 minutes of iReady Reading should be completed by Sunday

20 minutes of silent reading log

StudySync: An American Plague: The Yellow Fever Central/Main Idea

Math Period 3/4: Please see Google Classroom for the appropriate assignment.

Social Studies: CNN 10 and Summary

Six Grade, Six Things: Extra Credit Opportunity due Friday


Wednesday 04-29-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1: Finish Call of the Wild and questions if you have not already. Wednesday and Thursday we will be having a 30 minute class over Google Meet at 10 AM.

Please use the code “gardner201” to join us and watch the movie, the Call of the Wild.

English/Language Arts Period 2: Lesson 30 Vocabulary Due Saturday

30 minutes of iReady Reading should be completed

20 minutes of silent reading log

StudySync: An American Plague: The Yellow Fever First Read

Math Period 3/4: Please see Google Classroom for the appropriate assignment.

Social Studies:

BrainPOP: Census Assignment

If you have not already joined the Social Studies class, please do so using code: daisy6090

Six Grade, Six Things: Extra Credit Opportunity due Friday


Tuesday 04-28-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1: Finish Call of the Wild and questions if you have not already. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday we will be having a 30 minute class over Google Meets. Please use the code “gardner201” to join us and watch the movie, the Call of the Wild. It might be helpful to have headphones in if you have them.

English/Language Arts Period 2: Lesson 30 Vocabulary Due Saturday

30 minutes of iReady Reading total

20 minutes of silent reading log

Math Period 3/4: Please see Google Classroom for the appropriate assignment.

Social Studies: Try Something New: Posted on Google Classroom

Six Grade, Six Things: Extra Credit Opportunity due Friday


Monday 04-27-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1: Finish Call of the Wild and questions. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday we will be having a 30 minute class over Google Meets. Please use the code “gardner201” to join us and watch the movie, the Call of the Wild.

English/Language Arts Period 2: Lesson 30 Vocabulary Due Saturday. 20 minutes of iReady Reading

StudySync: Please catch-up and finish your Freedom Walkers unit. You should have completed three assignments.

Math Period 3/4: Please see Google Classroom for the appropriate assignment.

Social Studies: See google classroom for more detailed instructions.

Illinois Executive Government Positions

Six Grade, Six Things: Extra Credit Opportunity due Friday


Thursday 04-23-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1: Read pages 126-132

Chapter 7 Questions are posted.

English/Language Arts Period 2: Lesson 29 Vocabulary Due Saturday

StudySync: Freedom Walkers: Close Read

iReady Reading minutes by Sunday (45 minutes)

Math Period 3/4: Please see Google Classroom for the appropriate assignment.

Social Studies: Please see Google Classroom: Readworks Article.


Wednesday 04-22-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1: Read pages 120-126

Chapter 7 Questions are posted.

English/Language Arts Period 2: Lesson 29 Vocabulary Due Saturday

StudySync: Freedom Walkers: Informational Text Structure

20 minutes of silent reading log

iReady Reading minutes by Sunday (45 minutes)

Math Period 3/4: Please see Google Classroom for the appropriate assignment.

Social Studies: Please see Google Classroom for more detailed instructions. BrainPOP: Stress and Review Assignment

We are going to try this BrainPOP again, hopefully, the website will be up and running. If it is not, check Google Classroom for a new assignment.


 Tuesday 04-21-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1: Read pages 112-120

Chapter 7 Questions are posted.

English/Language Arts Period 2: Lesson 29 Vocabulary Due Saturday

StudySync: Freedom Walkers: The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott

20 minutes of silent reading log

iReady Reading minutes by Sunday

Math Period 3/4: Please see Google Classroom for the appropriate assignment.

Social Studies: Please see Google Classroom for more detailed instructions. BrainPOP: Stress and Review Assignment

I loved reading all of your free writes yesterday. I have posted comments on all of them, have a Terrific Tuesday Giants!


 Monday 04-20-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1: Call of the Wild Chapter 6 and questions. (Catch-up day)

English/Language Arts Period 2: Lesson 29 Vocabulary Due Saturday

20 minutes of iReady Reading

20 minutes of silent reading log

Math Period 3/4: Please see Google Classroom for the appropriate assignment.

Social Studies: Please see Google Classroom for more detailed instructions.

Free Write/Type

Watch CNN 10


Friday 04-17-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1: Call of the Wild Chapter 6 PGS. 106-112. Questions for Chapter 6 are posted below. In 2 weeks we will have finished this book and will be having a class to watch the video together on Google Meets. Please continue to look for updates regarding the time of this class.

English/Language Arts Period 2: Lesson 28 Vocabulary: DUE TODAY

StudySync:: The Story Behind the Bus Unit. Please make sure you have completed all three StudySync assignments for this week.

20 minutes of silent reading and fill out the reading log for this week. Your reading log needs to be turned in by Monday.

45 minutes of iReady Reading by Sunday

Math: Please check Google Classroom for your appropriate assignment. Some students will be continuing on to Lesson 23, while others will have different assignments posted.

ALL STUDENTS HAVE TEACHER ASSIGNED IREADY TO BE COMPLETED BY NEXT MONDAY.

Social Studies Period 6/7: Watch CNN and give a report to someone in your family, or at your household. 


Thursday 04-16-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1: Call of the Wild Chapter 6 PGS. 102-106. Questions for Chapter 6 are posted below.

English/Language Arts Period 2: Lesson 28 Vocabulary: DUE TOMORROW

StudySync Close Read:The Story Behind the Bus

20 minutes of silent reading and fill out the reading log for this week.

30 minutes of iReady Reading completed

Math: Please check Google Classroom for your appropriate assignment. Some students will be continuing on to Lesson 23, while others will have different assignments posted.

ALL STUDENTS HAVE TEACHER ASSIGNED IREADY TO BE COMPLETED BY NEXT MONDAY.

Social Studies Period 6/7: Watch CNN10

Write a short 5 sentence summary. 


Wednesday 04-15-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1: Call of the Wild Chapter 6 PGS. 96-101. Questions for Chapter 6 are posted below.

English/Language Arts Period 2:

Lesson 28 Vocabulary

StudySync Compare and Contrast:: The Story Behind the Bus

20 minutes of silent reading and fill out the reading log for this week.

15 minutes of iReady Reading

Math: Please check Google Classroom for your appropriate assignment. Some students will be continuing on to Lesson 23, while others will have different assignments posted.

ALL STUDENTS HAVE TEACHER ASSIGNED IREADY TO BE COMPLETED BY NEXT MONDAY.

Social Studies Period 6/7:

The BrainPOP: Presidential Powers

Please see Google Classroom Social Studies.


Tuesday 04-14-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1: Call of the Wild Chapter 6 PGS. 91-96. Questions for Chapter 6 will be posted later today.

English/Language Arts Period 2: Lesson 28 Vocabulary

StudySync First Read: The Story Behind the Bus

20 minutes of silent reading and fill out the reading log for this week.

Math: Please check Google Classroom for your appropriate assignment. Some students will be continuing on to Lesson 23, while others will have different assignments posted.

ALL STUDENTS HAVE TEACHER ASSIGNED IREADY TO BE COMPLETED BY NEXT MONDAY.

Social Studies Period 6/7: The BrainPOP: The Court System

Please see Google Classroom Social Studies.


Thursday 04-09-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1:Call of the Wild: Finish Chapter 5.

Make sure you have submitted your Chapter 4 questions. Chapter 5 questions should be completed for Tuesday.

English/Language Arts Period 2: Students with internet access please check Google Classroom “English/Language Arts” for instructions.

(Lesson 27 vocab) For these ten words, please look up their dictionary definition, a synonym, and write a sentence for each of the words. Words were posted under Monday, April 6.

Math Period 3/4 : Students with internet access please see Google Classroom Math.

We will be starting Lesson 22: Area of Polygons. Students without internet access can continue working on any unfinished pages in their fluency and review packets.

Homework due Tuesday: workbook pages 247-254

Social Studies 6/7: If you have access to the internet please check Google Classroom Social Studies for BrainPOP.

If you do not have access to the internet, your assignment will be different. Please review the Executive and Judicial Branches of Government Powerpoints and create a “T Chart” for the two branches. This should include their role and function in the government.

Reminder: We have Google Meets daily at 10:00AM. Use code "gardner201" to join. 


Wednesday 04-08-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1:

Call of the Wild: read the beginning of chapter 5, pages 68-78

If you have not already finished the Chapter 3 questions, please do that ASAP. Chapter 4 questions are also posted and due Wednesday by the end of the day.

English/Language Arts Period 2:

Students with internet access please check Google Classroom “English/Language Arts” for instructions.

(lesson 27 vocab) For these ten words, please look up their dictionary definition, a synonym, and write a sentence for each of the words. Words were posted under Monday, April 6.

If possible please get iReady Reading minutes this week if you have wifi or hotspot connection.

Math Period 3/4 :

Students with internet access please see Google Classroom Math.

We will be starting Lesson 22: Area of Polygons. Students without internet access can continue working on any unfinished pages in their fluency and review packets. I have gathered your iReady workbooks and you should be getting them tomorrow.

Social Studies 6/7:

Review the Judicial Branch Powerpoint. As you review, think about how you would answer this question:

What is the structure and function of the Judicial Branch as established in Article III of the U.S. Constitution?

Please write your answer in your social studies notebook.


 Tuesday 04-07-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1: Call of the Wild finish Chapter 4 and the corresponding questions.

If you have not already finished the Chapter 3 questions, please do that ASAP. Chapter 4 questions are also posted and due Wednesday by the end of the day.

English/Language Arts Period 2: Students with internet access please check Google Classroom “English/Language Arts” for instructions.

(lesson 27 vocab) For these ten words, please look up their dictionary definition, a synonym, and write a sentence for each of the words. Words were posted under Monday, April 6.

If possible please get iReady Reading minutes this week if you have wifi or hotspot connection.

20 minutes of silent reading, please write a summary of what you have read for the day.

Math Period 3/4 : Please take today to finish any of the fluency or review packet pages that you have not been able to complete today. (Catch-Up Day)

If possible please get iReady Math minutes this week if you have wifi or hotspot connection.

Social Studies 6/7: Watch CNN10 and write a summary. Please include how and why people that have recovered from COVID-19 are donating their plasma. Also, who is your favorite CNN10 Hero, and why?

ALSO FOR ALL SIXTH -GRADE: Google Hangout @ 10:00 AM daily. Use “gardner201” to join and catch up with your peers, ask homework questions, and check-in!


Monday 04-06-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1:

Call of the Wild (pgs. 54-60 )

If you have not already finished the Chapter 3 questions, please do that ASAP. Chapter 4 questions are also posted.

English/Language Arts Period 2:

Students with internet access please check Google Classroom “English/Language Arts” for instructions. Students without internet access, this week we will have 10 new vocabulary words (lesson 27 vocab). For these ten words, please look up their dictionary definition, a synonym, and write a sentence for each of the words.

  1. Captivate
  2. Champion
  3. Climax
  4. Dauntless
  5. Dispute
  6. Lament
  7. Legendary
  8. Majestic
  9. Proclaim
  10. Quest

If possible please get iReady Reading minutes this week if you have wifi or hotspot connection.

20 minutes of silent reading, please write a summary of what you have read for the day.

Math Period 3/4 :

Math Fluency Packet: pgs. 386, 390

Math Review Packet: pg. 224

If possible please get iReady Math minutes this week if you have wifi or hotspot connection.

Social Studies 6/7:

If you have internet access, please see the Social Studies Google Classroom.

Review your notes from “The Executive Branch” and

Create ten statements that illustrate your knowledge and understanding of the executive branch.

  1. Example: You have to be 35 years old to become President of the United States.

ALSO FOR ALL SIXTH -GRADE: Google Hangout @ 10:00 AM Daily. Use “gardner201” to join and catch up with your peers, ask homework questions, and check-in!

Monday 3-16-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1: Call of the Wild Chapter 1 (first 9 pages) and appropriate questions posted on Google Classroom “ELA Lit Circles”.

English/Language Arts Period 2: StudySync Close Read: “The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child”. 20 silent reading minutes for reading log.

Math Period 3/4: 6th Grade Math FLUENCY: pages 359, 362. 6th Grade Math REVIEW: pages 50, 51

Social Studies Period 6/7: Posted on Google Classroom or in Social Studies Packet] Readworks: “The History and Process of Voting” and questions.


March 17, 2020 [Happy St. Patricks Day]

English/Language Arts Period 2: 20 silent reading minutes for reading log. iReady Reading Minutes [15 minutes]

Math Period 3/4: 6th Grade Math FLUENCY: pages 365, 368

iReady/Prodigy Math Minutes [15 minutes]

Social Studies Period 6/7: [Posted on Google Classroom or in Social Studies Packet] Readworks: “Electing Members of Congress”


March 18-20, 2020

English/Language Arts Period 2:20 silent reading minutes for reading log. iReady Reading Minutes (as able with 45 minutes at the end of the week)

Math Period 3/4: iReady Math Minutes (as able with 45 minutes by the end of the week)

Social Studies Period 6/7: [Posted on Google Classroom or in Social Studies Packet] Readworks: “Thomas Jefferson: The Declaration of Independence” and questions.

Students:Reminder you can keep up to date on current events by watching CNN10 or reading a news article online. 


Monday 3-30-2020

Period 1: Finish Chapter 1 of Call of the Wild (up to page 17) and finish the questions posted to Google Classroom

Period 2: StudySync: First Read Rosa Parks My Story

Period 3/4: Math Review Packet 144-145

Math Fluency Packet pages 365, 368

Social Studies: Watch CNN10, or read an article and write a summary of what you have learned (you can share with me via Google Docs)


Tuesday 3-31-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1: Read Chapter 2 of Call of the Wild (pages 18-32). Please make sure you finish the questions posted to Google Classroom, afterward please turn them in.

English/Language Arts Period 2: StudySync Skill: Informational Text Sets

20 minutes of iReady Reading

Math Period 3/4: Review packet pgs. 222-223

Fluency Packet pgs. 371, 374

*iReady Math Minutes*

Social Studies: Watch CNN10 and write a response.


Wednesday 4-01-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1:

Please take today to make sure you have read chapters one and two and have caught up with the first set of questions on google classroom “ELA Lit Circles”. In addition, watch the following video which is also linked to google classroom https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-p22IFu6ONM

Tomorrow we will be having a “Google Hangout” for class and discussing the book so far. You may choose to write some notes, or questions that you have on the book thus far to help you with this. The Google Hangout invitation will be sent to you today, and if you do not see it, you might want to check your “junk mail”.

Google Hangout Thursday, April 2 @ 9:00 AM (If you have any obligations during this time, you should email Mr. Gardner or myself to let us know you will not be attending the class)

English/Language Arts Period 2:

20 minutes of iReady reading

20 minutes of silent reading for reading log

10 question vocabulary review (from before spring break)

Math Period 3/4 :

Fluency Packet (pgs. 337, 379)

20 minutes of iReady Math

Social Studies 6/7:

Review and take notes on “The Executive Branch” (this was sent home in paper copy to the students who requested or can be found on social studies google classroom)

Review the 9 slides and take notes on separate notebook paper, and email me a picture, or take notes on Google Docs and share the document with me.


Thursday 4-02-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1:

Call of the Wild (read pages 32-42)

Google Hangout @ 9;00 AM. Please join if you are able to have a class meeting on the book thus far. Bring any questions or comments you might have with you. Link is on Google Classroom “ELA Lit Circles”

English/Language Arts Period 2:

Close Read: Rosa Parks: My Story

20 minutes of silent reading for reading log

Math Period 3/4 :

Review packet page 146 (only one problem...think it through and take your time) Remember I am available to help if you need it.

15 minutes of iReady Math (reminder: you should have at least 45 minutes by Sunday)

Social Studies Period 6/7:

Now that you have taken notes (if you did not take them electronically please keep a hold of them or send me an email of a picture of them so I can give you your points) on the executive branch, explore the “Executive Command” game which allows you to be the President.

https://www.icivics.org/games/executive-command

OR

If you do not have internet access or would prefer to you may wish to continue the following prompt:

If I were President of the United States of America today I would……..

Google Hangout for Sixth Grade has been changed to 11:00 AM. Use code “gardner201” to join.


Friday 4-03-2020

English/Language Arts Period 1:

Finish Chapter 3 of Call of the Wild.

Answer the questions for Chapter 3

English/Language Arts Period 2:

Free Write to answer some of these questions, this can be done online or hard copy: These last few weeks have been a challenging time….isolation, no school, health, and economic worries. What have you been doing? How are you passing the time? Do you have a normal routine? What activities are keeping you busy? Who are you in isolation with? Do you still go outside or to the store? What do you think about Remote Learning? Is this situation hard on you?

Finish iReady Reading Minutes for the week (45 minutes minimum with one lesson passed)

20 minutes of silent reading

Math Period 3/4 :

Fluency Packet pgs. 381, 384

Finish iReady Math Minutes for the week (45 minutes minimum with one lesson passed)

Social Studies Period 6/7:

Happy Friday!! Watch CNN10 (or any news station) and write a short summary of what you have learned.


Update: Daily new assignments will be posted on top of page.