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Students will reflect on 2020 and look forward to 2021 where they will choose one word to encompass their hopes for the year ahead.
After their reflection, I asked my students to create a slide to illustrate their one word and we compile them gallery style.
Students will research historical events leading to the way we vote in Canada today. They will also identify 10 of the most critical events post confederation that influences our democratic rights.
Participate in a virtual field trip watching a livestream of George Kourounis who is a storm chaser and tv personality.
Students will take notes on at least four different types of wild weather he discusses in this virtual field trip.
Help build the pro-social skills of your students. This resource builds on the lesson plans available online with student handouts. No prep needed.
"Team Canada Champion Chats is an exciting nation-wide program hosted by the Canadian Olympic Committee, Canadian Paralympic Committee, and Classroom Champions that empowers millions of Canadian K-8 students to embrace and take on challenges, prioritize mental health, achieve goals, and ultimately become a champion in their home, community, and school."
Students will create and design a parachute that will successfully land an egg without cracking or breaking.
Students will test and determine the differences between parachutes with or without vents.
Students will explore different theme parks from around the world and ride some of the noteworthy rides in each. Using Google Earth and first person POV YouTube videos, students will reflect, compare and contrast as they travel along. Google Earth link is on the first slide.
I use this as a kick off to a PBL project I have uploaded (Imagineering) where students will create their own theme park.
Adapted from Khan Academy and The Walt Disney Company.
Resource is adapted for distance learning and is a graphic organizer to complete the lessons provided. Resource has videos from Disney Engineers and tasks supplied by Khan Academy. There are ten tasks and include STEM and design thinking challenges.
Youtube links would not embed into the slides, links are provided.
Make a copy for each student when assigning in Google Classroom.
Students will analyze a song, tv show or movie to find examples of figurative language. They will create a slide presentation to show the level of understanding.
Students will watch videos, respond to questions with their hypothesis and complete some experiments and record their findings.
The Getty Museum challenge, where you have to recreate your favourite work of art with 3 things lying around your home, was inspired by the Tussen Kunst en Quarantaine (Between Art and Quarantine) Instagram account from Amsterdam.
1. Explore and pick a piece of artwork
2. Recreate the piece
3. Take a photo of their creation
4. Research and critique the artwork.
Students will find examples of figurative language in TV, movies or music
1. Find a song, movie or TV show of your choice.
2. Create a Google presentation to show what examples of figurative language you found.
Google Presentation Requirements:
1. Song, Movie or Tv show title (with a photo)
2. Your Example of Pop Culture must have 3 different types of figurative language.
Each example MUST have its own slide. The slide must have:
- The quote of the figurative language
- What type of figurative language is being used
- The intended meaning of the example.
Possible Figurative Language:
This resource is suitable for distance learning. Slides are informative and student paced. Students will watch videos, do experiments and will respond using the scientific method.
While reading students are asked to dig deeper in their understanding of this highly relevant novel. Orange for the Sunsets tackles issues that align with the Grade 6 curriculum where students are asked to develop and critique government and social structures.
Students brainstorm, plan and write what describes them using symbols on a stocking.
You can also alter this and have them do a tacky stocking for a character in a book they are reading.
After, I purchase stockings at Wal-Mart for $0.97 and students use fabric paint and crafts to enhance their descriptions of the symbols that make them unique.
Students will plan and create a motivational poster that can be displayed to enhance positive self worth and body image.
This resource is to support the Student vote for the Federal Election.
Students are divided into groups to explore the platforms of SIX federal political parties and their leaders.
Students are then asked to present their findings as a jigsaw and be able to formulate their opinions and beliefs. Later, students will then use the Youth version of the Vote compass to solidify where they stand on the political spectrum.
Students will brainstorm and plan what they are looking for in a friend, while reflecting on what makes them a good friend. Later, students will develop a letter/ad where they will put their ideas into writing.
This month by month year plan has personally created website links that teach specifically to Alberta's curriculum. (SCIENCE and SOCIAL specifically)
Timeline: 1 Week to explain, model research and gather information, 1 week to design, create and present.
In a group of two, research, design, create and present a parade float of any country with your group. Your Float should be made out of a shoebox or other small box. Parade floats are beautiful and colorful, so be creative! Use tissue paper, construction paper, etc to cover all sides of your box. Models, pictures or figures can be added to add interest and creativity. Put your float together carefully. You must also include a small write up to go along with your float explaining your choices for the float. (One well explained reason for each element… Use the word because)
Students will explore regions/provinces of Canada and visually depict their research to create a float.
Students will research, design and create a replica of an aspect of Ancient Athens life or democracy.
Students will research three types of mammals and classify species based on the criteria. Then, students will graph gestational periods of 17 different animals and graph them. Students also make inferences based on their research and come up with factors that affect the gestational period.
This resource includes research, math and science.
This was used as a supplemental project for students to work independently while other students were taking part in the human sexuality component.
Students will choose a song to analyze and find examples of figurative language.
Students will research the leaders platforms after responding to questions posted by Student Vote. Students will also research MLA candidates within their own riding and form their own opinion on who they would elect.
Ideally meant to be posted to Google Classroom then a copy is made for each student to add text directly into slides.
Students will be grouped to depict the Montreal peace treaty - the before, during and after.
Students will research and select one constellation, chart it and use critical thinking skills and the sphero app to program the sphero robot to take the path of the constellation.
A peer feedback resource where students will TAG their friends.\nT - TELL your friend something that you like about their work\nA - ANOTHER thing you like about their work\nG - GIVE your friend a suggestion to improve their work\n\nStudents will then complete a reflection where they summarize what students said they did well and reflect on what they mentioned they could improve on. As well, it asks students to plan what they will do with this information in order to improve their project/work.
Overview\nStudents will create a website to post, boast, organize and reflect upon work from the school year.\nThis assignment will have students reflect and create an online portfolio that requires them to create a mini autobiography page, accomplishments page and aspiration page.\nIncluded in the assignment is a rubric and a link to a sample site for students to pull inspiration from. ❤
This is a cross curricular resource that includes 5 tasks for up to 50 students!\n\nStudents will become a country's representative of the 2018 Olympics.\n\nThe tasks are:\n- design a button with the symbols of the nation and the country's name\n- collect and display daily data from the Olympics\n- research and write a report of your country\n- culture fair pavilion (students make a cultural display of food, language, art activity etc)\n- selfie at the Olympics (using a green screen)\n\nIncluded are 50 nation's flags, title tiles of the country and a template for gold, silver and bronze medals.
Students will engage in this narrative. Students will search for detail, endings and figurative language.
Summative assessment on eating healthy.
Students create fractions and percents based on their findings.
Students will be given examples of figurative language and find others.
Summative assessment for flight
Students will create a topic and survey students and analyze the data.
Students create a business card for themselves as if they were from Tunisia, Ukraine, Peru or India. Pick a profession or leadership position that they feel is important or specific to that community and is in demand.
Students will create a visual raising awareness for bullying.\nStudents will reflect on a time they have experienced bullying and suggest ways to end the cycle.
This is a gymnastics alternative using common equipment found in most schools. Mission impossible has students travel from station to station doing extremely challenging tasks to try to beat their personal record. This version takes students across Canada experiencing provincial and territorial specific tasks.
A survey to gain insight about your students.
Sky Science unit final
Students will select a historical hero or bully and complete a research write up about their impact.
Students will draw an image. Then they will reflect, rotate and transform the image. Students will also label and plot ordered pairs.
This is a cross curricular project, where students use their understanding of greek culture and translate their names using the Greek alphabet. Afterwards, students identify, label and classify angles within their Greek name.
Grade 6 science test
This is a ten month outline for Grade 6 curriculum. Subjects included are LA, social, science, math, art, health and phys. ed.