Thursday, February 11th, 2010


1st hour Clothing  Lab Day students made signs and candy suckers for  FCCLA  fundraiser.

3rd hour Chemistry of Foods students watched a video “A Scientific Look at Nutrition” and identified the main points of the video.

4th and 5th hour FACS 1 students  finished identifying the six major nutrients by powerpoint.

6th hour FACS 2 students in groups searched through recipes looking for vegetable and fruit product to make.

7th hour Family Living Students created  a poster using pictures from magazines of  families in various stages of life.

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1st Hour:  Student who is creating webpage for book recommendations wrote two new entries.  Other student worked on his Greek god/goddess assignment for PRIDE.

6th Grade PRIDE: We began with the Valentine Mad Lib.  Students who were finished with their Greek god/goddess newsletter showed those to the class.  The others continued working on theirs.

5th Grade PRIDE: Same as 6th grade.

7th and 8th Grades PRIDE: We began with an Instant Challenge: Magnificent Monster.  Students had 5 minutes to use given materials to create a monster with special talents and 2 minutes to perform a short skit about their monster.  We evaluated their teamwork and creativity.  Students continued the Brainwriting activity from yesterday to generate ideas for a character who flips his/her point of view.

HS Students came to work on Botball documentation and programming.  I passed out parent information/permission slips for the movie on Saturday.

After School: Botball Meeting.  Saturday is Green Valley Conference Tournament at Heavener at 9:30 a.m., then I will take MS PRIDE students to Ft. Smith to see The Lightning Thief.

Reading: Teachers Table: Read pre-decodable book # 9,  If You Want a Pet
Seat Work: Journal Writing: What kind of pet I want
Computers: Starfall.com, working on “an” & “en” words.
Song: Street Song
New Letter: E, e
Skills Reviewed: Identify beginning & ending sounds in words; blending letters/sounds into words
Picture Book: Pet Show
New High Frequency Words: we & want
Robust Vocabulary Words: compliment, confer, & mingle
Activities: Children listened for the beginning & ending sounds in words, practiced identifying High Frequency words, sounding out words, & read a reader.

Math: pgs. 95 & 96 Estimating & measuring.  Children used unifix cubes to measure objects.
Pass Objectives: Reading/Literature: Oral Language: 1, 2, 2.2, 3 Reading/Listening: 1.4, 1.7, 2, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 4, 4.1, 6, 6.1, 6.3 Writing/Grammar: 2.2, 2.2a. Math: Measurement 1 & 4.

Reading and Language ArtsWhat’s My Job Day 4 PASS– listen/ask questions, speak articulately, use verbal/nonverbal communication, read high-frequency, use pre-reading strategies, demonstrate awareness of sounds, demonstrate appropriate sentence structure, apply spelling to revising/editing, spell correctly words with various vowel patterns, know literary elements/techniques, analyze/evaluate information, expand vocabulary by reading/listening to texts, know/appreciate various genres, support interpretations/generalizations, describe character changes/traits/relationships, connect illustrations to print, produce oral/written summaries, make inferences in fiction, use adjectives, demonstrate appropriate punctuation, capitalize the first word of a sentence.

Math– Lesson 14.3 Check with Addition PASS– M3.1.b, M3.2

Reading we started with the question of the day.  We reviewed high-frequency words.  We recognized and blended sound ear and eer.  We read words with ear, eer, and other known letter sounds.  (2.1b, use r-controlled vowels)  We applied reading strategies to content-area reading.  We identified which reference source to use to accomplish a task.  We reviewed robust vocabulary and figured out a word’s meaning based on its context.  In grammar we recognized and wrote words that compare in sentences.  (3.1g, use adjectives)

Math we subtracted 1-digit numbers from  2-digit numbers with regrouping.  We did practice pages 279-280.

2nd Hour – Fund. Admin.  Tech:   The students worked on Cases & Places #1 and #2.   The students developed a table and a specified graph based on data that was given to them. Test will be tomorrow

3rd Hour – Accounting I:     Took the Accounts Payable Brainbench test.

4th Hour – Personal Financial Literacy:  worked on building a Thank you letter for the job posting that they found.

5th Hour – Accounting II:  completed worksheet application 12-4 calculating totals on payroll register.

6th Hour – Yearbook:    Worked on yearbook sale ad and page design

7th Hour – Fund. Admin. Tech:  The students worked on Cases & Places #1 and #2.   The students developed a table and a specified graph based on data that was given to them. Test will be tomorrow

Math:  We worked on IXL Math B29 finding the missing angles in triangles and quadralaterals.

Spelling:  Test

Reading: Worked on worksheets

English: We are finishing our stories about Things I Like and Possessive pronouns on moodle.

Science:  We did a project on moon phases with Oreo cookies.  They had to show the 8 phases of the moon with the cookies.

Social Studies:  Work on  Moodle

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