What’s Next? Astronomy Unit Microbiology Unit Ecology Unit
MIS The Infinity Project Robotics Unit Building Units Utilizing Legos Mindstorm Programming for Simple TasksThanks to PC TAG for funding new kits!
Box A map colored to show land cover; use symbols to show specific Your identifying information Nation land use (corn, not just crops or spruce trees, not just forestry); include the capital city, legend, and compass national flagNational data: type of government current leader major languages Clever name and icon or logo for literacy rate your cereal (Londonberry Loops, monetary unit Dutch Dumplin’s) Aesthetics: &all text information should be typed &the product is neat with no loose paper &facts are accurate and substantiated &be creative and have fun
What are we doing now in LA?-Grammar-DOL-Character Trait Vocabulary-Writing- analytical and how-to-Novel study- Code Talker
What’s next?-Personal Narrative Writing-Book Groups-Individual Spelling-Mystery- The True Confessionsof Charlotte Doyle by Avi
STAAR READING ASSESSMENT(STATE OF TEXAS ASSESSMENT OF ACADEMIC READINESS)-Benchmark- next week *Purpose: Evaluate student progress in 6th grade curriculum at the half way point, focus teaching/ tutorials *Results will be sent home-STAAR TESTING DATESApril 24- MathApril 25- Reading
INSTAGRAM & INTERNET SAFETY-Photo-sharing app which people use to upload and modify photos-If you wouldn’t do it in real life, don’t do it on instagram-Photos are public by default-When account is private, use must approve or deny other users *Many Think Tank students are approving everyone-GeotaggingINTERNET SAFTEYHelp your child learn how to utilize the internet and digitaldevices appropriately!www.Connectsafely.orgwww.Safeteens.com – middle to high schoolwww.Netsmartzkids.org – elementary grades
DATES TO REMEMBER Open House Thursday, March 22 5:30 p.m.Last Open Team Meeting Thursday, April 12 11:45 – 12:15We’re glad you came !