We are using the book ABC's of Black History by: Craig Thompson and Illustrated by: Roger James to complete our Civil Rights writing and research in class. Below you will find the person each student has!
2-Booker T. Washington
3-Carter G. Woodson and Zora Nearle Hurston
6-Fannie Lou Hamer
13-Martin Luther King Jr.
17- Queen Mother Moore
25-Youth impact on the Civil Rights Movement
Good Morning Family! Happy New Year! I know I am rather late with this message but I too have been trying to get back into the swing of things. Please help me by speaking with you child about how serious this time of year is. We are learning new skills that can be very challenging and when they come to school I need their complete focus! Starting tomorrow we will officially be a Blended Learning Classroom as we will have our permanent laptops in our room!! YAY!!! Report Cards go home tomorrow so please look out for them. Career Projects are due on Friday, no exceptions!! The students received information about the project the Wednesday before break and were to complete the project over break! The original date for the project was Tuesday the 5th of January. Parents, I need you on my side to ensure that the students are successful, this is crunch time and we two more break to be out of school then we have testing! I hope you all have a wonderful day. I am so thankful for parents like you all! #MyParentsRock
Career Portfolio Presentation
Students have already written an informational paper about a career they are interested in. Over the holiday break, your student needs to complete their Career Portfolio by creating a visual. The students will present their project the first week we return from holiday break.
The visual can be one of the following:
Parents, I have challenged the school to complete a Home S.T.E.M. Challenge. For the month of November, the primary grades turned in the most projects. Only two students in my class turned in a S.T.E.M. project! Encourage our babies to complete the S.T.E.M. Challenges monthly! Here is the one for December!
S.T.E.M. Home Challenge
What can you do with… an Envelope?
To participate in this home challenge, you will need to create something (anything) using an empty envelope (any size or type)! You can use any additional materials in your creation! The only rule is to BE CREATIVE!!!
We will display all creations in the Media Center!
*Bring your creation into school by January 5th!
S.T.E.M. Home Challenge Rubric
How will your project rate?
Functionality of the Project
S.T.E.M. Connection to the Project
Creativity of the Project
Use of the Specific Item in the Challenge
S.T.E.M. Home Challenge Rubric
Your project is successfully designed and constructed to perform a specific task.
You connected ALL four parts of STEM in some way to your project!
Your project is highly creative and does not look like any of the projects that were submitted.
You used the specific item listed for this challenge as the focal point of your project!
Your project is designed to perform a specific function or task, but does not work.
You connected any three parts of STEM in some way to your project!
Your project is very creative and resembles only a few of the other projects that were submitted.
You used the specific item for this challenge as a large part, but not the focal point.
Your project is not actually designed to perform a specific function or task, but is well constructed.
You connected any two parts of STEM in some way to your project!
Your project shows some creativity, but looks like many of the other projects that were submitted.
You used the specific item for this challenge as part of the project, but other items are the focus.
STEMworking on it!
Your project is not actually designed to perform a specific function or task and is not well constructed.
You connected any one part of STEM in some way to your project!
Your project shows little creativity, and looks as if not much time or effort were spent on creating it.
You used the specific item for this challenge as a small part of the project and other items as the focus.