Monday – August 26, 2013

Notes

We start out new Unit today – How We Express Ourselves (HWEO) –

Central idea: –Symbols have diverse meanings and people use them to express their identities.

Lines of Inquiry: –

  • How we use symbols
  • Symbols and their diverse meanings
  • People’s interpretations of symbols

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Period 1 (8:40 – 9:20) – Spelling

Ms Julie and Ms Sharon will introduce the spelling program to you

Period 2 (9:20 – 10:00) – Mathematics/U.o.I.

How did we get our numbers symbols?

How did other civilizations represent numbers?

Period 3 (10:00 – 10:40) – Language Arts/U.o.I.

How did we get the symbols for our letters?

How did the Egyptians use their pictographs to write with? How did the Chinese get their characters? What does the Indian alphabet look like? What does the Arabic Alphabet look like?

——————-Snack Time (!0:40 – 11:00) —————————————-

Period 4 (11:00 – 11:40) – Specials

Visual Arts with Ms. Tarna

Period 5 (11:40 – 12:20) – Specials

Visual Arts with Ms. Tarna

——————Lunch Time (12:20 – 1:20) ——————————————

Period 6 (1:20 – 2:00) – Specials

Languages (Chinese, Dutch, ESL)

Period 7 (2:00 – 2:40) – Language Arts

Finish recount story

Period 8 (2:40 – 3:20) -U.o.I.

Finish the research for the number symbols and the alphabets?

————————- 3:20 – HOME TIME——————————————-

HOME LEARNING

Don’t forget to take your home learning folder. Bring everything in on Friday!

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