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6th Grade Webquests 2017-2018


 

   

 

 

 

 

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1.11.18 :~ELA~Webquest~
Learning Target -ELA-Literacy.W.6.1b Support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.
Essential Question: Why do humans face their fears?
Objective: I will make a claim supported by evidence from the video "A Liquid Fear".
 
 

FIRST TASK: Investigate the World

1.

After watching the video, think and write about these questions:

a) What moments in this film stood out for you? Why?

b) Were there any surprises? Anything that challenged what you know — or thought you knew?

c)
What messages, emotions or ideas will you take away from this film? Why?

2nd TASK: Communicate Ideas

a) Table share your responses
b) write down at least 2 facts that surprised your partners

3rd TASK: Recognize Perspectives

a) What was a claim Attis made about facing his fears? What cite evidence did he give?

b) Make a claim about Attis, and cite evidence from the video


4th TASK: Global Competencies

1) Make and explain a connection from your answers above to one of the global competencies

 

Global Competencies

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1.8.18-1.9.18 :~SS~Webquest~
Learning Target -ELA-Literacy.W.6.1b Support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.
Essential Question: Why do humans celebrate New Years?
Objective: I will make a claim supported by evidence from the article on the orign of New Years.
 
 

FIRST TASK: Investigate the World

1.

1. Read & Think while visiting: http://www.ancient-origins.net/myths-legends-important-events/ancient-origins-new-year-s-celebrations-001181?nopaging=1


2. In your ENB, write answers to the prompts below:

a) describe "Akitu" in 6 words only

b) do a quick web search to help you explain the differences between the Gregorian and Julian calendars

c) write down 2 facts from the whole article that surpised you the most

2nd TASK: Communicate Ideas

1) Table share your responses and write down at least 2 facts that surprised your partners.

 

3rd TASK: Recognize Perspectives

1) Make a claim about how "new years", and cite evidence from the text. Write down which paragraph the evidence is from.


 

 

 

 

 

 

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11.1-3.17 ~ :~SS

 
Website Topic: Achievements of Ancient India
RI 6.1 Learning Target: I can read an informational text. I can cite evidence to support my inferences drawn from the text.
 

FIRST TASK: Investigate the World

• Create a chart like the one below in your SSNB

Invention Website Source Main Idea 3 Details each (9 total)r( e(acce urQuick Sketch
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LINK: http://india.mrdonn.org/achievements.html
Read the introductory article "India Past and Present"
• Choose 3 inventions achievements / inventions of India to research
Scroll down to the 6 links on the same webpage and look up the inventions you chose
• EACH invention requires 3 websites for research
• EACH invention should have a main idea with 3 details each

 

2nd TASK: Recognize Perspectives
1. After completing your chart:
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1. Discuss and compare your findings with an elbow partner for 3 minutes

2. In your SSNB, and using at least 2 compound sentences:

a) make an inference about how your life on Earth would have been different if the invention was never "invented"

b) give a THOUGHTFUL detailed explanation for your inference

3rd TASK: Communicate Ideas


P2: Go to SS Padlet India : Period 2 SS Ancient India Achievements and use the example box to post your inference and explanations.

P5: Go to SS Padlet India : Period 5 SS Ancient India Achievements and use the example box to post your inference and explanations.


4th Task: REFLECTION in SSNB
~ Choose one of the global competencies (below) and explain how your reseach and inference connects to it in your SSNN

 

5th Task: REFLECTION with Elbow Partner

Discuss and compare your findings with an elbow partner for 2 minutes

 

6th Task: REFLECTION on Padlet

P2: Go to SS Padlet India : Period 2 Global Compentencies and use the example box to post your connecting explanation

P5: Go to SS Padlet India : Period 5 Global Compentencies and use the example box to post your connecting explanation

 

7th Task: EC:
1. Rexamine the websites you researched

2. Explain in detail with examples how the different sites "show" and write about the same invention
(e.g. How are the sites different? What does one site mention but another leaves out? Do the images help you or confuse you? etc)

 

 

Global Competencies

global comps

 

global compInvestigate the World global comp Take Action global compglobal compglobal compRecognize Perspectives global compglobal compCommunicate Ideas

 


 

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10.5.17 __ELA QUIZ__
Text: The Week Magazine - Health and Science Section

First Objective: I will identify the main ideas with at least 2 supporting details after reading two articles.
2nd Objective: I will identify an inference the author makes with at least 2 supporting details from one of the articles
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TASKS:

1. Carefully read the selection below "How the Iceman was Killed"

2. Using the graphic organizer - Write down the main idea from "How the Iceman was Killed" with at least 2 supporting details ~8 points

3. Carefully read "Bad Air is Killing Millions"

4. Using the graphic organizer: Write down the main idea from "Bad Air is Killing Millions" with at least 2 supporting details ~8 points

5. Using the graphic organizer: Choose one of the 2 articles and find an inference made in the text with at least 2 supporting details ~4 points





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9.26.17-9.28.17 :~ELA~Webquest~
Learning Target RL6.1: I can cite evidence from the text to prove my inferences about the text I am reading.
Essential Question: What qualities / traits help humans survive life changing challenges?
Objective: I will watch and listen to the video on Landmines in Camobodia and respond 1 inference and 2 supporting details
 
 

FIRST TASK: Investigate the World

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1. Think, Look, & Listen: Landmines in Cambodia
2. In your ENB, write down an inference about one of the main characters in the video.
3. Add 2 supporting details
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Period 1 2nd TASK: Communicate Ideas
1. Click on the link for your ELA class: Period 1 Padlet
2. Follow the directions / format for submitting your inference and supporting details (MAKE SURE TO include YOUR NAME)
3.This is a graded activity. Students without an entry will earn a "missing" in Jupiter.
4. You will be graded on how well you follow the directions /format as well as your inferences and supporting details

Period 3 2nd TASK: Communicate Ideas
1. Click on the link for your ELA class: Period 3 Padlet
2. Follow the directions / format for submitting your inference and supporting details (MAKE SURE TO include YOUR NAME)
4.This is a graded activity. Students without an entry will earn a "missing" in Jupiter.
5. You will be graded on how well you follow the directions /format as well as your inferences and supporting details

 

 

 

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3hGlobal Competencies

global comps

 

global compInvestigate the World global comp Take Action global compglobal compglobal compRecognize Perspectives global compglobal compCommunicate Ideas


 

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