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Teachers:     Nouha, Allen, Sanaa, Sabah                                                   Grade Level:           6                                                           Week beginning:             31 January 2011

                      Monday                                                Tuesday                                                 Wednesday                                               Thursday                                              Friday
8:00-8:30                                                                   Students will reflect on personal peace and                                                                     Students will reflect about aspects of Peace and      Students will reflect on personal peace and
                      Students will observe on the place value chart the    interpersonal conflict by reading Dr. Jekyll & Mr.      Students will continue exploring how are some           Conflicts in Ancient Greek Civilization. H,LA,B       interpersonal conflict by reading Dr. Jekyll & Mr.
                      fraction names and the decimal names of the           Hide. E, LA                                             denominators of fractions like 10,100, 1000 useful      Sabah                                                 Hide. E, LA
                      place value groups. Then they will share their        Allen                                                   in writing fractions as decimals. M                     Health & Social Education, Community &                Allen
                      noticing s and wonderings mainly about the            Health & Social Education, Community &                  Nouha                                                   Service                                               Health & Social Education, Community &
                      denominators and how are they useful in writing       Service                                                 Health & Social Education, Community &                  Reflection Skills, Communication Skills               Service
                      fractions as decimals. M                              Communication and Reflection Skills                     Service                                                 Inquirers, Thinkers, Balanced                         Communication and Reflection Skills
                      Nouha                                                 Caring, Balanced, Reflective                            Inquiry skills                                          Homework :TBA.                                        Caring, Balanced, Reflective
                      Health & Social Education, Community &                LA English Homework: Students will read                 Inquirers                                                                                                     LA English Homework: Students will read
                      Service                                               independently and write a summary paragraph.            Home work: work sheet about matching fractions                                                                independently and write a summary paragraph.
                      Inquiry skills                                        Students will complete a spelling practice              and decimals.                                           LA English Homework: Students will read
                      Inquirers                                             worksheet.                                                                                                      independently and write a summary paragraph.
                      Homework: Applications: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 P. 47                                                                                                                           Students will complete a spelling practice
                                                                                                                                                                                            worksheet.
8:30-9:40             Blue group: will learn new vocabulary about peace     Green group: students will continue studying a text     Mental Math: 9:15- 9: 40 am                                                                                   Students will present their speeches and
                      and practice on it and basic colloquial Arabic. LA,   about peace and correct their homework. LA, A           Students will solve mentally on line word problems      Students will continue working in groups on finding   evaluate peers work based on the rubric. LA,A
                      A                                                     Sana, Lena                                              about guessing and checking .M                          area and perimeters of irregular figures, then        Sanaa, Lena
                      Sanaa, Nouha, Sarah Jamal                             Support teacher will help the learning support          Nouha                                                   sharing their strategies. M
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Health & Social Education, Community &
                      Support teacher will help the learning support        students, Sarah Kh                                      Health & Social Education, Community &                  Nouha
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Service
                      students, Sarah Kh                                    Health & Social Education, Environment                  Service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Reflection Skills, Communication Skills
                      Health & Social Education, Environment                Inquirer, Communicator                                  Mental math skills                                      Health & Social Education, Community &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Inquirers, Thinkers, Balanced
                      Inquirer, Communicator                                Integrity, Cooperation                                  Thinkers                                                Service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Arabic homework: students have to use new
                      Integrity, Cooperation                                Arabic Homework: students have to prepare               No Homework                                             Thinking and Communication skills
                      Arabic Homework: practice on their worksheets +                                                                                                                       Thinkers, Communicators                               words in a paragraph
                                                                            reading the text and do exercises on it + read
                      read Arabic for 20mn and fill the reading log         Arabic for 20mn and fill the reading log                                                                        Home work: Applications: Extension exercises.

10:00-11:10           Green group: students will study a text about         Blue group: will learn how to use new vocabulary         Students will watch a video about the structure of     Students will be introduced to Spartan culture by     Student in groups will solve a problem about area
                      peace. LA, A                                          in sentences and basic colloquial Arabic. LA, A         an atom, followed by discussion. After that they will   watching a video on Spartan military values.          and perimeter of quadrilaterals, then they will
                      Sana, Sarah J                                         Sanaa, Lena                                             pair up to do exercises on finding atomic mass and      Students will make a comparison between               reflect on their understanding by writing a math
                      Support teacher will help the learning support        Support teacher will help the learning support          atomic number of different atoms .S, BL                 Athenian and Spartan Values. H,LA,B                   journal.
                      students, Sarah Kh                                    students, Sarah Kh                                      Nouha                                                   Sabah                                                 Nouha
                      Health & Social Education, Environment                Health & Social Education, Environment                  Health & Social Education, Community &                  Health & Social Education, Community &                Health & Social Education, Community &
                      Inquirer, Communicator                                Inquirer, Communicator                                  Service                                                 Service                                               Service
                      Integrity, Cooperation                                Integrity, Cooperation                                  inquiry Skills, Communication Skills                    Reflection Skills, Communication Skills               Reflection,, Communication and thinking skills.
                      Arabic Homework: students have to prepare             Arabic Homework: practice on their worksheets +         Inquirers, Thinkers.                                    Inquirers, Thinkers, Balanced                         Inquirers, Thinkers, Communicators.
                      reading the text and do exercises on it + read        read Arabic for 20mn and fill the reading log           Home work about atoms.                                  Homework :TBA.                                        Home work :Prepare for a quiz on Monday
                      Arabic for 20mn and fill the reading log
11:10-12:00           Students will review the periodic table by watching   Students will be introduced to Spartan culture by       Students will make a comparison between                 Music                                                 Spelling:
                      a video about it. This is followed by a discussion    watching a video on Spartan military values.            Athenians and Spartan Culture; a special focus is
                      about the properties of some elements .S, BL          Students will read an article on daily life in Sparta   given to aspects of peace and conflicts in the 2                                                              Students will recall spelling words by completing
                      Nouha                                                 and will pick up the major elements of Spartan          city-states. H,LA,B                                                                                           and assessment. Students will be introduced to
                      Health & Social Education, Community &                daily life. H,LA,B                                      Sabah                                                                                                         new spelling words through an activity. E, LA
                      Service                                               Sabah                                                   Health & Social Education, Community &                                                                        Allen
                      Inquiry and communication skills                      Health & Social Education, Community &                  Service                                                                                                       Inquirer, Communicator
                      Inquirers, communicators                              Service                                                 Reflection Skills, Communication Skills
                      Home work about elements.                             Reflection Skills, Communication Skills                 Inquirers, Thinkers, Balanced                                                                                 Library:
                                                                            Inquirers, Thinkers, Balanced                           Homework :TBA.
                                                                            Homework :TBA.                                                                                                                                                        Students will reflect on their choice of reading and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  summarize their finding in a guided reflection. BL,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  LA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sanaa, Sabah
12:50-1:50            Students reflect on equality and peace while          Advisory: 12:50-1:20                                     Students will prepare a rubric for the speech.          Students will listen to Arabic songs about           Electives
                      analyzing speaking techniques by listening to a                                                               LA,A                                                    peace and answer questions about them.
                      speech by Barak Obama, completing a graphic                                                                   Sanaa, Lena                                             LA,A
                      organizer and creating a class poster.. E, LA, H
                                                                                                                                    Health & Social Education, Community &                  Sanaa, Lena
Abbreviations:
WP: Weekly Plan            AOI: Areas of Interaction                     ATL: Approaches to Learning                       LP: Learner Profile
                                                                                                                         Weekly Planner
                       Allen                                                                                                    Service                                                  Health & Social Education, Community &
                       Health & Social Education, Community &                                                                   Reflection Skills, Communication Skills                  Service
                       Service                                                                                                  Inquirers, Thinkers, Balanced                            Reflection Skills, Communication Skills
                       Reflection Skills, Communication Skills                                                                  Arabic homework: students will check their               Inquirers, Thinkers, Balanced
                       Inquirers, Thinkers, Balanced                                                                            speeches based on the rubric and read for 20             Arabic homework: write a speech about
                       LA English Homework: Students will read                                                                  minutes and fill the reading log                         importance of peace for kids and read for 20
                       independently and write a summary paragraph.                                                                                                                      minutes and fill the reading log
                       Students will complete a spelling practice
                       worksheet.
1:50-2:40              Students will discuss why they think Athenian      Students will share the strategies they invented to   Students reflect on their writing style by                Students will continue working on finding the      Students will implement skills learned this week in
                       democracy can or cannot work in the present.       solve the exercises they were given as homework       participating in a Writing Lesson, Self-editing a        atomic number and atomic mass of different atoms    every subject by actively participating and
                       H,LA,B                                             followed by working in groups on finding the area     writing piece, and self-evaluating their writing using   followed by watching a video about chain reaction   completing station activities. E, A, LA, M, S, H
                       Sabah                                              and perimeter of irregular figures. M                 a rubric. E, LA                                          and discussing it. S, BL                            Allen
                       Health & Social Education, Community &             Nouha                                                 Allen                                                    Nouha                                               Human Ingenuity, Environment
                       Service                                            Health & Social Education, Community &                Health & Social Education, Community &                   Health & Social Education, Community &              Communication, Reflection, Transfer
                       Reflection Skills, Communication Skills            Service                                               Service                                                  Service                                             Caring, Balanced, Reflective
                       Inquirers, Thinkers, Balanced                      Spatial reasoning                                     Reflection Skills, Communication Skills                  Inquiry and communication skills
                       Homework :TBA.                                     Inquire, thinker                                      Inquirers, Thinkers, Balanced                            Inquirers, communicators
                                                                          Home work: Applications 22, 23 p. 13                  LA English Homework: Students will read                  Home work : Q/A about chain reaction.
                                                                                                                                independently and write a summary paragraph.
                                                                                                                                Students will complete a spelling practice
                                                                                                                                worksheet.

Interdisciplinary Unit in progress this week and description of where we are in the unit:                        Students will work in this week on their formatives.




Abbreviations:
WP: Weekly Plan             AOI: Areas of Interaction                  ATL: Approaches to Learning                     LP: Learner Profile

				
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