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Welcome to Lantau Dyad!
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Welcome to the
Lantau House Dyad
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Get to know:
Ms. Sue Ballard
Math/Science Teacher
Grew up near Boston, Massachusetts
BBA - Finance from the University of ...
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Get to know:
Mr. Tom Banaszewski
Language Arts/Social Studies
Teacher
Boston, MA, USA
Taught Grades 6-8
Last 6 years at Sh...
Butterflies
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Anacondas
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Barbara LeMond
Enrichment Specialist Grade 6
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Janet McLeod
Learning Specialist Grade 6
Sunday, 15 September, 13
MS Nurse
Henriette Teuchler
hteuchler@hkis.edu.hk
3149-7222
Temperature Log
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Gate Pass
Sunday, 15 September, 13
House System
628 MS students
The Peak
Lantau
Tai TamShek O
Central
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Important Forms
Temporary Guardian
Both Parents Absence
from HK
Bus Information
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Wide range of choices
Intramurals
Thursdays - “Go Home Day”
Success for Support in Learning (aka “Homework Club”)
Mr. Bana...
Communication
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Communication
Email preferred
Urgent message - Call Student Services
Ms. Patra Lam 3149- 7234
Ms. Shirley Lam 3149-7236
sb...
Power School
Sunday, 15 September, 13
See progress over time
Do click on the
dash
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Class Blog
Many links to resources
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Homework
AMOUNT:
Approximately
15 minutes
Per subject
Per evening…
•Written on the board
•Written in planner
•On MyDragone...
Planner
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Organization
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Laptops
Fully charged
Personalized
Padded case
External Hard Drive
Computer/wifi issues - Email, note in planner
**Visit IT...
6th Grade Lantau
Dyad
Science and
Mathematics
Sunday, 15 September, 13
My Philosophy
connection
focus on the positive
differentiate
strengths and areas for growth
clear expectations
Sunday, 15 ...
Science Curriculum
Diversity and Adaptations
Populations and Ecosystems
Properties of Matter
Earth - The Water Planet
Sund...
Grades 7 and 8
Structure and Function
(Physics and Chemistry)
Behavior and Regulation
(Biology/Human Body)
Forces and Moti...
Assessment
Content Standards Semester 1
Identifies evidence of diversity and classify living organisms
based on a set of cr...
Assessment
Formative assessments
(snapshots of progress)
quizzes, exit slips,
warm ups, white
boards, google docs,
etc.
Su...
Science Resources
MyDragonNet
CK-12 On-Line
Textbook
Class Blog
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Inquiry Based
Program
•Labs
•Authentic projects
•Integration of
technology
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Adaptation Experts
Diversity and Adapatations
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Challenge Based Learning
Populations and Ecosystems
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Future Product Report
Properties of Matter
Click here for the link
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Heating of the Earth
Earth the Water Planet
http://mydragonnet.hkis.edu.hk/
blog/post.php?id=29250
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Grade 6 Mathematics
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Program
Balanced
Collaborative
Real-World
Problem Based
Sunday, 15 September, 13
CPM Resources
CPM.org
E-book
Homework
Help
Parent Guide
Sunday, 15 September, 13
MORE Resources
CPM.org
Extra Practice
and extensions
CC Course 1
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Assessment
By Standards
Returned for parent signature
Spaced Practice/Spiraling, Re-Assessment
Self-Reflection
✓Checkpoints...
Learning Mathematics
What? vs How?
Ratios and
Proportional
Relationships
The Number System
Expressions and
Equations
Geome...
Extension
Word problems daily
Puzzler Investigations
Enrichment Specialist
Projects and Questioning
Day 6 Math Olympiads
M...
Outside of Class Extra
Enrichment
Math Counts (Friday)
Math Olympiads (Voluntary
@ Lunch Day 6)
Dragon Math (March)
Purple...
Reporting Progress
Home
Assessments are sent home
to be signed
Student Led Conferences
Powerschool/Report cards
Sunday, 15...
Daily Schedule
Sunday, 15 September, 13
LANGUAGE ARTS
Grade Six
Sunday, 15 September, 13
The
human
brain
is
wired
for
story.
Sunday, 15 September, 13
LA Standards
Writing
Develops, organizes and
communicates ideas.
Uses appropriate tone,
voice and word choice
when writing...
Reading
•
• How vs What you read
• Book Clubs
• Class novels
• Weekly E-Log blogs
• Homework
Sunday, 15 September, 13
READING
STRATEGIES
•SUMMARIZE
•PREDICT
•CONNECT to TEXT
•CHARACTER
•THEME
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Oral
Literacy
• Presentations
• Class discussions
• Sharing work
• Debating
• Storytelling
• Book Club discussions
Sunday,...
Writing
• Across the Curriculum
• Step Up to Writing
• Writing Process
• Grammar
• Poetry
• Spelling
Sunday, 15 September,...
Google Helping Our Writers
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Google & Writing Process
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Writing Practice Program
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Lesson Categories
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Practice Guide for a 7 - Sentence
Accordion Paragraph
Topic Sentence
Reason / Detail / Fact
Explain
Reason / Detail / Fact...
Step Up To Writing
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Step Up to Writing
Use the colors
of a traffic
signal to help
you write a
paragraph
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Visual Literacy
• Visual Analysis
★ Graphic Novel
★ Illustrations
★ Media
★ Film
• Visual Presentation
★ Digital Story
★ P...
SOCIAL STUDIES
Grade Six
Sunday, 15 September, 13
On-line Text Book
History Alive
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Four Units
• Beginnings of Civilizations
• Ancient China
• Ancient Egypt
• Ancient Greece and Rome
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Social Studies
Tai Tam Survivor Culture
Economics
Geography
Personal
Connections
History
Political
Systems
China Project
E...
Early Civilizations and Cultural
Universals
TAI TAM
SURVIVOR
Sunday, 15 September, 13
Introduction
Your introduction should
include background
information and your
thesis statement
First Paragraph
Your first p...
Games 4 Learning
Story Literacy
Word Building
Grammar Review
Ancient Civ integration
Sunday, 15 September, 13
The End
Sunday, 15 September, 13
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  1. 1. Welcome to Lantau Dyad! Sunday, 15 September, 13
  2. 2. Welcome to the Lantau House Dyad Sunday, 15 September, 13
  3. 3. Get to know: Ms. Sue Ballard Math/Science Teacher Grew up near Boston, Massachusetts BBA - Finance from the University of Massachusetts Credential from California State University, Chico First year at HKIS! Taught for 7 years in Beijing and 5 years in California Sunday, 15 September, 13
  4. 4. Sunday, 15 September, 13
  5. 5. Get to know: Mr. Tom Banaszewski Language Arts/Social Studies Teacher Boston, MA, USA Taught Grades 6-8 Last 6 years at Shanghai American School Twenty years of teaching Sunday, 15 September, 13
  6. 6. Butterflies Sunday, 15 September, 13
  7. 7. Anacondas Sunday, 15 September, 13
  8. 8. Barbara LeMond Enrichment Specialist Grade 6 Sunday, 15 September, 13
  9. 9. Janet McLeod Learning Specialist Grade 6 Sunday, 15 September, 13
  10. 10. MS Nurse Henriette Teuchler hteuchler@hkis.edu.hk 3149-7222 Temperature Log Sunday, 15 September, 13
  11. 11. Gate Pass Sunday, 15 September, 13
  12. 12. House System 628 MS students The Peak Lantau Tai TamShek O Central Sunday, 15 September, 13
  13. 13. Important Forms Temporary Guardian Both Parents Absence from HK Bus Information Sunday, 15 September, 13
  14. 14. Wide range of choices Intramurals Thursdays - “Go Home Day” Success for Support in Learning (aka “Homework Club”) Mr. Banaszewski and Ms. Ballard - Monday Sunday, 15 September, 13
  15. 15. Communication Sunday, 15 September, 13
  16. 16. Communication Email preferred Urgent message - Call Student Services Ms. Patra Lam 3149- 7234 Ms. Shirley Lam 3149-7236 sballard@hkis.edu.hk tbanaszewski@hkis.edu.hk Sunday, 15 September, 13
  17. 17. Power School Sunday, 15 September, 13
  18. 18. See progress over time Do click on the dash Sunday, 15 September, 13
  19. 19. Class Blog Many links to resources Sunday, 15 September, 13
  20. 20. Homework AMOUNT: Approximately 15 minutes Per subject Per evening… •Written on the board •Written in planner •On MyDragonet calendar Sunday, 15 September, 13
  21. 21. Planner Sunday, 15 September, 13
  22. 22. Organization Sunday, 15 September, 13
  23. 23. Laptops Fully charged Personalized Padded case External Hard Drive Computer/wifi issues - Email, note in planner **Visit IT Help Desk Located on the 2nd floor Sunday, 15 September, 13
  24. 24. 6th Grade Lantau Dyad Science and Mathematics Sunday, 15 September, 13
  25. 25. My Philosophy connection focus on the positive differentiate strengths and areas for growth clear expectations Sunday, 15 September, 13
  26. 26. Science Curriculum Diversity and Adaptations Populations and Ecosystems Properties of Matter Earth - The Water Planet Sunday, 15 September, 13
  27. 27. Grades 7 and 8 Structure and Function (Physics and Chemistry) Behavior and Regulation (Biology/Human Body) Forces and Motion (Physics) Biography of the Earth (Earth Science) Genetics and Heredity (Biology) Transfer of Energy (Chemistry and Physics) Structure and Changes of Matter (Chemistry) Earth in the Solar System Sunday, 15 September, 13
  28. 28. Assessment Content Standards Semester 1 Identifies evidence of diversity and classify living organisms based on a set of criteria. Explains how environmental changes, adaptations and introduction of non-native species impact the survival of living things. Understands and describes the dynamics of an ecosystem, how it responds to change and the factors that limit populations. Explains the transfer to energy and relationships of organisms in an ecosystem. Generally 2-3 standards per unit and 2-3 assessments per standard Sunday, 15 September, 13
  29. 29. Assessment Formative assessments (snapshots of progress) quizzes, exit slips, warm ups, white boards, google docs, etc. Summative assessments (for report card) tests and projects Sunday, 15 September, 13
  30. 30. Science Resources MyDragonNet CK-12 On-Line Textbook Class Blog Sunday, 15 September, 13
  31. 31. Inquiry Based Program •Labs •Authentic projects •Integration of technology Sunday, 15 September, 13
  32. 32. Adaptation Experts Diversity and Adapatations Sunday, 15 September, 13
  33. 33. Challenge Based Learning Populations and Ecosystems Sunday, 15 September, 13
  34. 34. Future Product Report Properties of Matter Click here for the link Sunday, 15 September, 13
  35. 35. Heating of the Earth Earth the Water Planet http://mydragonnet.hkis.edu.hk/ blog/post.php?id=29250 Sunday, 15 September, 13
  36. 36. Grade 6 Mathematics Sunday, 15 September, 13
  37. 37. Program Balanced Collaborative Real-World Problem Based Sunday, 15 September, 13
  38. 38. CPM Resources CPM.org E-book Homework Help Parent Guide Sunday, 15 September, 13
  39. 39. MORE Resources CPM.org Extra Practice and extensions CC Course 1 Sunday, 15 September, 13
  40. 40. Assessment By Standards Returned for parent signature Spaced Practice/Spiraling, Re-Assessment Self-Reflection ✓Checkpoints Sunday, 15 September, 13
  41. 41. Learning Mathematics What? vs How? Ratios and Proportional Relationships The Number System Expressions and Equations Geometry Statistics and Probability Understanding Sunday, 15 September, 13
  42. 42. Extension Word problems daily Puzzler Investigations Enrichment Specialist Projects and Questioning Day 6 Math Olympiads Math Counts Fridays Sunday, 15 September, 13
  43. 43. Outside of Class Extra Enrichment Math Counts (Friday) Math Olympiads (Voluntary @ Lunch Day 6) Dragon Math (March) Purple Comet! Middle Mathematics Meet (April) Alcumus (Ask Teacher) Sunday, 15 September, 13
  44. 44. Reporting Progress Home Assessments are sent home to be signed Student Led Conferences Powerschool/Report cards Sunday, 15 September, 13
  45. 45. Daily Schedule Sunday, 15 September, 13
  46. 46. LANGUAGE ARTS Grade Six Sunday, 15 September, 13
  47. 47. The human brain is wired for story. Sunday, 15 September, 13
  48. 48. LA Standards Writing Develops, organizes and communicates ideas. Uses appropriate tone, voice and word choice when writing for different audiences. Demonstrates fluency of writing through use of conventions and sentence structure. Reading Demonstrates the habit of reading a variety of literary and informational texts for understanding and enjoyment. Demonstrates skills and strategies for understanding a variety of literary and information texts. Visual Literacy Listening and Speaking Sunday, 15 September, 13
  49. 49. Reading • • How vs What you read • Book Clubs • Class novels • Weekly E-Log blogs • Homework Sunday, 15 September, 13
  50. 50. READING STRATEGIES •SUMMARIZE •PREDICT •CONNECT to TEXT •CHARACTER •THEME Sunday, 15 September, 13
  51. 51. Oral Literacy • Presentations • Class discussions • Sharing work • Debating • Storytelling • Book Club discussions Sunday, 15 September, 13
  52. 52. Writing • Across the Curriculum • Step Up to Writing • Writing Process • Grammar • Poetry • Spelling Sunday, 15 September, 13
  53. 53. Google Helping Our Writers Sunday, 15 September, 13
  54. 54. Google & Writing Process Sunday, 15 September, 13
  55. 55. Writing Practice Program Sunday, 15 September, 13
  56. 56. Lesson Categories Sunday, 15 September, 13
  57. 57. Sunday, 15 September, 13
  58. 58. Sunday, 15 September, 13
  59. 59. Sunday, 15 September, 13
  60. 60. Practice Guide for a 7 - Sentence Accordion Paragraph Topic Sentence Reason / Detail / Fact Explain Reason / Detail / Fact Explain Explain Conclusion Sunday, 15 September, 13
  61. 61. Step Up To Writing Sunday, 15 September, 13
  62. 62. Step Up to Writing Use the colors of a traffic signal to help you write a paragraph Sunday, 15 September, 13
  63. 63. Visual Literacy • Visual Analysis ★ Graphic Novel ★ Illustrations ★ Media ★ Film • Visual Presentation ★ Digital Story ★ Presentations ★ Projects ★ Film Sunday, 15 September, 13
  64. 64. SOCIAL STUDIES Grade Six Sunday, 15 September, 13
  65. 65. On-line Text Book History Alive Sunday, 15 September, 13
  66. 66. Four Units • Beginnings of Civilizations • Ancient China • Ancient Egypt • Ancient Greece and Rome Sunday, 15 September, 13
  67. 67. Social Studies Tai Tam Survivor Culture Economics Geography Personal Connections History Political Systems China Project Egypt Presentations & Essays Greek & Roman Debate Map-work Timelines Geographical features Research CivicsandGlobal Citizenship Transdisciplinary Skills (Research) Sunday, 15 September, 13
  68. 68. Early Civilizations and Cultural Universals TAI TAM SURVIVOR Sunday, 15 September, 13
  69. 69. Introduction Your introduction should include background information and your thesis statement First Paragraph Your first paragraph should begin with a fact (main idea) followed by evidence, examples & explanations (supporting details) Second Paragraph Your second paragraph should begin with a new fact (main idea) followed by evidence, examples & explanations (supporting details) Third Paragraph Your third paragraph should begin with a new fact (main idea) followed by evidence, examples & explanations (supporting details) Conclusion Your conclusion should connect to your thesis statement, but should not repeat it Background info:! ! b ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! b Thesis: ! ! T Fact 1 (Main Idea)! ! F ! ! Eʼs! ! e (Supporting Details) ! ! ! ! e ! ! ! ! e ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! e Fact 2 (Main Idea)! ! F ! ! ! ! e ! ! ! ! e ! ! ! ! e ! ! ! ! e Fact 3 (Main Idea)! ! F ! ! ! ! e ! ! ! ! e ! ! ! ! e ! ! ! ! e Conclusion! ! C Egyptologist Task 3: Essay Plan In what ways did each class contribute to Egyptian society? (Economy) Complete the essay plan using key words only. Name: # Research • Keywords • Note taking • Writing paragraphs • Writing essays • Projects Sunday, 15 September, 13
  70. 70. Games 4 Learning Story Literacy Word Building Grammar Review Ancient Civ integration Sunday, 15 September, 13
  71. 71. The End Sunday, 15 September, 13
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