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My Portfolio

  1. 1. Ms. Wyka 2008-2009 Welcome!
  2. 3. Encourage… To achieve any way possible!
  3. 4. Ms. Wyka
  4. 5. Life Skills style learning… Students taking ownership! Students “sign in” during sessions…this process becomes their “time cards”. Students & teachers have “I.D. badges” for their position in the corporation!
  5. 8. The Audition Persuasive Writing Prompt <ul><li>Your friend _____wants to try out for the school ________ team and you want to audition for a new television show. The director of the television show is looking for two friends to play the part of best friends in the new series. </li></ul><ul><li>Think about how you can persuade your friend to go to the audition with you. Now write to persuade your friend to audition for the part with you. </li></ul>
  6. 9. Stars On the Red Carpet The Audition and the winner is…
  7. 11. Audition Posters
  8. 12. Audition Posters (cont.)
  9. 13. Look at everything in a whole new way!
  10. 14. Imagine what you would see!
  11. 15. Teaching perspective using the camera. Student photography samples 2008
  12. 16. Student Photography samples 2008
  13. 17. Science4All Science and technology across the curriculum.
  14. 18. Journey of a Snowflake <ul><li>Journey of a Snowflake </li></ul><ul><li>Writing Prompt </li></ul><ul><li>Now that we have finished studying and read about weather and the water cycle, you will write an imaginary tale of one snowflake’s journey. </li></ul><ul><li>Your story must include all necessary weather cycles needed for the freezing crystal. </li></ul><ul><li>Your snowflake must have a name and personality! </li></ul><ul><li>Use personification and become the snowflake. </li></ul><ul><li>Your snowflake must have a family, name your characters, and talk about weather conditions needed, including his/her (snowflake) life expectancy. </li></ul><ul><li>Your story will require more than one paragraph. </li></ul><ul><li>Note: personification (per-SON-if-i-KAY-shun)- A figure of speech in which an inanimate object is given human qualities or abilities. </li></ul><ul><li>Reminder: </li></ul><ul><li>Visit web sites for ideas. </li></ul><ul><li>5-8 sentences for each paragraph, including topic sentence and concluding sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>Sample websites: </li></ul><ul><li>SnowCrystals.com </li></ul><ul><li>Description:   Your online guide to snowflakes, snow crystals, and other ice phenomena ... </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.its.caltech.edu/~atomic/snowcrystals/ </li></ul><ul><li>Water Cycle Song </li></ul><ul><li>Description:  This is a song written and performed by Science Explosion, a group of science educators. The group includes David Bydlowski, Charles Kline, and Fred Ribits. http://www.teachertube.com/view_video.php?viewkey=53bdf2518c53ddf3bce6 </li></ul><ul><li>Adventures of Junior Raindrop (1948 ) </li></ul><ul><li>Description:  This animated clip shows Junior Raindrop and his involvement in the water cycle. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.teachertube.com/view_video.php?viewkey=057b3e65aefd5fc634b6 </li></ul>
  15. 21. Member of the FableVision’s Ambassador Program 2008-2009 FableVision’s Mission: We are advocates of the wonderful classroom. Our mission is to help all learners discover their true potential.
  16. 22. I believe that everyday should be a new experience… I believe that teaching invites, and reflects on those experiences and encourages students to share and grow.

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