Remote Learning 2020-21 - Herron

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  • Google Classroom Codes -

    Herron = jmklmfg, Lynch = rapgit6

    Friday, January 22 - with the move to Phase 2, there is no remote learning assignment for Monday, January 25.

    Monday, January 18 - there is no remote learning assignment for Monday as it is a school holiday. Remote learning for all Herron and Lynch PE for the week is completion of Activity Log for rotation #7. These will be due by this Friday as the quarter will end then. Make sure you have 30 minutes per day of physical activity for each remote day between January 5 and 22.

    Monday, January 11 - remote learning for All Herron and Lynch in PE. For remote learning in PE, students will need to complete 30 minutes of physical activity for each day in remote learning. The activity should be recorded along with the date and duration in the Activity Log found in the Google Classroom. These will be assessed at the end of the rotation and combined with the at-school PE grade.

    Monday, January 4 - remote learning for Lynch ELA. For Monday, all students should complete the Comprehension Quiz over chapters 13-14 in Bud, Not Buddy. This can be found in the Google Classroom. On Wednesday, we shift to Rotation #7 which is HPE for all students (Herron and Lynch). For remote learning in PE, students will be expected to complete 30 minutes of physical activity for each day in remote learning. This activity should be recorded along with the date and duration in the Activity Log found in the Google Classroom. These will be assessed at the end of the rotation and combined with the at-school PE grade. 

    Friday, December 18 - remote learning for Lynch ELA (L-Z) for Monday and Tuesday, January 4 and 5. Read/listen to chapters 12-17 of Bud, Not Buddy. Complete the following in the yellow packets - 3 connections, 3 chapter titles, 3 questions, 3 figurative language and 2 inferences with evidence. These should come from the assigned reading. Also, complete ALL rules. Check this page on Monday, January 4 for Monday's remote assignment.

    Wednesday, December 16 - remote learning for Lynch ELA (A-K) for Thursday, Friday and Monday. Read/listen to chapters 9 - 14 of Bud, Not Buddy. Complete the following in yellow packets - 3 connections, 3 chapter titles, 3 questions, 3 figurative language and 2 inferences with evidence. Again, these should come from the assigned reading. Also, complete ALL rules. And check this page Monday for Monday's remote assignment (January 4).

    Monday, December 14 - remote learning for Lynch ELA (A-Z) for Monday is in the Google Classroom. Complete the check-up quiz, making sure to follow all instructions.

    Friday, December 11 - remote learning for Lynch ELA (L-Z) - for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, read/listen to chapters 6-11 of Bud, Not Buddy. Complete the following in the yellow packets - 3 connections, 3 chapter titles, 3 questions, 3 figurative language and 2 inferences with evidence. These should be based on the assigned reading. Also, complete ALL rules. Finally check here for Monday's remote learning assignment (psst... it's going to be a quiz over your reading.) 

    Wednesday, December 9 - remote learning for Lynch ELA (A-K) - for Thursday, Friday and Monday, read/listen to chapters 4 - 8 and complete the following in the yellow packets - 3 connections, 3 chapter titles, 3 questions, 3 figurative language, and 2 inferences with evidence. These should be based on the assigned reading. Also, complete ALL rules so far in the book (ch. 1-8). Finally, check here for Monday's remote assignment (psst... it's going to be a quiz over your reading).

    Monday, December 7 - these remote instructions are for Lynch ELA. For Monday, A-K should read/listen to chapter 2 of Bud, Not Buddy. When you return to class on Tuesday, you will be asked to note questions, connections, and inferences (conclusions based on evidence and reasoning) that you have based on the first two chapters. For Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, L-Z should read/listen to chapters 2-5. In your yellow packets, complete the following based on your reading - 2 connections, 2 chapter titles, 2 questions, 2 inferences and ALL rules. These will be due when you return Thursday.  

    Wednesday, December 2 - these remote instructions are for Herron A-K. Herron ELA - your remote work for Thursday, December 3 is to complete the Bud, Not Buddy Argumentative Essay graphic organizer. Also, read the remainder of the text (ch. 15-19). You will return both the assignment and the book to me on Tuesday during lunch. Lynch A-K, your remote work for social studies on Thursday is to read chapter 6 in your textbook and respond to the Question I posed in the Google Classroom (most successful empire). For Friday, Lynch A-K becomes my ELA class. Read or listen to chapter 1 of Bud, Not Buddy.

    Monday, November 30 - These remote instructions are for all groups. Herron ELA - your remote work for November 30 is to complete the Comprehension Quiz for chapters 13-14. This assignment can be found in the Google Classroom. Lynch social studies - your remote work for November 30 is to complete the activity "Traits of Civilization." This activity can be found in the Google Classroom.

     

    Friday, November 20 - These remote instructions are for L-Z groups. Herron ELA - your remote work for November 30 and December 1 and 2 is to read chapters 11-17 of Bud, Not Buddy. In response to these, complete in the Yellow journals - 3 chapter titles, 3 predictions, 3 questions, 3 figurative language, and 2 inferences with evidence. Also, complete all rules. There will be a checkup over your reading posted for Monday, November 30 remote work. Pay attention to the last journal assignment and make corrections, if necessary, to earn full credit. For Lynch social studies - your remote work for November 30 and December 1 and 2 is the Civilization Project. Instructions and rubric can be found in the Google classroom. These are due Thursday, December 3. Your Monday remote activity is Traits of Civilization. You will watch a video and respond. This assignment will be posted by Monday, November 30 in the Google Classroom.

    Wednesday, November 18 - These remote instructions are for A-K groups. Herron ELA - your remote work for November 19, 20, and 30 is to read chapters 9-14 of Bud, Not Buddy. In response to these, complete the following in your Yellow Journals - 3 chapter titles, 3 questions, 3 connections, 3 figurative language, 2 inferences with evidence, and all rules. Pay attention to comments I have given for your last journal assignment and make corrections, if necessary, to earn full credit. For Lynch social studies - your remote work for November 19 and 20 is the Civilization Project. Instructions and rubric can be found in the Google Classroom. These are due Wednesday, December 2. Your Monday remote activity is Traits of Civilization. You will watch a video and respond. This assignment will be posted by Monday, November 30 in the Google Classroom. 

    Friday, November 13 - I know it's Friday but I wanted to let kids know their remote expectations before the weekend so they could have a couple more days. In Herron's ELA, for A-K, You will be reading Bud, Not Buddy, Chapters 3-8. Kids had books checked out to them and there are readable texts and audio versions available online. Feel free to read with kids or share the task if necessary. The bottom line is the text needs to be read. Based on their reading, they need to complete the Yellow Journal by doing: 3 chapter titles, 3 connections (include quote from text), 3 questions, and 3 examples of figurative language. Also, they should document all of Bud's rules that they encounter. This was remote for November 12, 13, and Monday the 16. For L-Z, you should read chapters 4-10. You should complete: 2 connections, 3 questions, 2 inferences with evidence from text, and 3 chapter titles for the Yellow Journal packet. You also need to complete all rules. Finally, you will need to "sticky note" 6 examples of figurative language in your text, and we will use those when we return to class on Thursday.

    In social studies, Ms. Lynch's A-K kids were given two assignments. "How We Study the Past" focuses on chapter 1 and the basis for studying ancient history. This is to be done on Thursday and Friday, November 12 and 13. On the back of this is the Unit 1 Crossword that is remote work for Monday, November 16. All should be turned in Tuesday, November 17. In Ms. Lynch's L-Z class, kids are responsible for the Unit 1 Crossword for Monday, November 16. For Tuesday and Wednesday (17th, 18th), students should complete the Neolithic Comic Book. That assignment was handed out Friday and will be due on Thursdaywhen this group returns to class. 

    Monday, November 9 - Monday's Remote Learning for Herron's social studies Rotation #4 is actually work for the ELA Rotation #5 that will officially begin on Wednesday. All Herron kiddos should listen to chapter 1 of Bud, Not Buddy, noting what you notice and wonder. You can find various free audio versions online (Mrs. Leonardo is the best). You will get books when you come to class and we will work from there. For Tuesday, Herron L-Z needs to complete the Civilization Project and be able to turn that in on Thursday. Ms. Lynch's kids begin social studies in rotation #5 on Wednesday. A-K will receive their Thursday-Friday assignment on Wednesday and L-Z received their assignment, "How We Study the Past," last week. L-Z should complete this assignment using chapter 1 in the text. There is a second assignment, the Unit 1 Crossword, that is not a part of this week's remote work. Please don't do these yet.  

    Monday, November 2 - Remote Learning assignments for both classes will be posted in Google Classroom Monday. It is important that Monday's work be done prior to Tuesday - Friday remote work.  Monday, kids will view a video and complete a document to begin their analysis of civilization. The Remote Learning for the rest of the week is the Civilization Project. 

    Monday, October 26 - Rotation #4 begins Monday with social studies for Herron's homeroom. Remote Learning assignments were handed out on Wednesday and Thursday last week. Monday's assignment is to complete the Unit 1 crossword using the social studies textbook. For Tuesday and Wednesday (L-Z) and Thursday and Friday (A-K), students will complete the "How We Study the Past" assignment based on chapter 1 in the text. These will be due when kids return to class after this week. Also, students should be checking their period 9 exploratory for the remote work in their other class.

    Monday, October 19 - ELA Remote Learning will be posted Monday morning in Google Classroom. Students will have three informational texts that they will read and complete. Then, they will complete a Google Doc where they will share the gists for each of the paragraphs of these texts. These will cover Monday, Thursday and Friday for A-K and Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for L-Z. I will be available for Google Meets on Tuesday (L-Z) and Thursday (A-K) from 2:00 - 2:30 if you have questions. 

    Monday, October 12 - ELA Remote Learning was distributed last Wednesday and Friday. Students received Reading Comprehension Strategies Practice worksheets. This is the same activity applying the skills that we worked on last week. For this assignment, kids should complete two worksheets for two different reading sessions (25-30 minutes of reading). They should be using their own free-choice, independent text. The assignment is remote for A-K on Monday and Wednesday while L-Z's work is for Monday and Tuesday. I willl be available on Google Meets on Tuesday for L-Z and A-K on Wednesday from 2:00-2:30 for questions.

    Monday, October 5 - Social Studies Remote Learning for Rotation #2 for Monday is divided. A-K received printed copies of Regional Reasoning on Wednesday, and they will be due on Tuesday, October 6 at the beginning of their new ELA class. L-Z's is posted in the Google Classroom (Rotation #2 - Remote Learning (L-Z) - Five Themes of Geography - Missoula Doc) and theirs will also be due Tuesday morning (turned in online). Tuesday, Rotation #3 begins and all of Lynch's kiddos with period 3 English (ELA) have a remote assignment in the Google Classroom that is due Friday afternoon, October 9. Also, PE Remote Learning for Rotation #2 ends Monday, so all completed Activity Logs (210 minutes) should be turned in. Reminder that I am still available for chats on Tuesday (L-Z) and Thursday (A-K) on Google Meets for kids with questions. We can also connect through email.

    Monday, September 28 - Social Studies Remote Learning for the week of September 29 is posted in Google Classroom (Rotation #2 - River Research). 

    Friday, September 25 - Monday's social studies Remote Learning can be found in the Google Classroom (Rotation #2 - Create a Country Project - Preparation (RL)). PE Remote Learning for September 29 - October 6 (end of Rotation #2) is also in the Google Classroom (Rotation #2 Activity Log). 

    Monday, September 21 - Monday's social studies Remote Learning can be found in the Google Classroom (Rotation #2 Social Studies??? KWL Chart). Remote Learning for the week of September 22-25 can also be found in the Google Classroom (Rotation #2 Famous Place Poster Research). PE Remote Learning for September 21-25 is also in the Google Classroom (Rotation #2 Activity Log).

    Friday, September 18 -  Rotation 2 begins today. My two classes are social studies with Lynch kiddos and PE with everybody. A-K - for today's social studies remote learning I need you to write a paragraph or two.... about you! We have barely met (if at all), and I would like to get to know you before we actually spend some time together next week. You may handwrite your paragraph or share it with me in a Google Doc. I will need this turned in to me by hand or electronically by Tuesday, September 22. I will also be working on my story. For PE, I will post our ongoing Remote Learning expectations this afternoon in Google Classroom under the PE heading. Remote Learning for next week will be posted here by Monday morning. Questions? Send me an email at bdherron@mcpsmt.org. 

    Friday, September 11 - a reminder that A-K will have both ELA (Remote Learning #2) and social studies (Create a Country - Preparation and Venn Diagram) due on Tuesday, September 15. L-Z will only have social studies (Create a Country - Preparation and Venn Diagram) due on Thursday, September 17. Some students are having difficulty writing on the Venn diagram, so kids can simply print (or draw), fill it out, and turn it in. Do take a minute to view the principals' announcement for the week of September 14 (Weekly Announcement Sept. 14).

    Wednesday, September 9 - please check Google Classroom for Remote Learning Activities for social studies. The due dates will be Tuesday, September 15 for A-K and Thursday, September 17 for L-Z. 

    Friday - September 4 - please check Google Classroom for a Remote Learning Activity for ELA. The due dates will be September 10 for L-Z and September 15 for A-K. As a reminder, the Social Studies poster research Form is due Tuesday, September 8 for A-K and Thursday, September 10 for L-Z, and your ELA free choice book Form is due September 7.  Also, office hours for remote learners begins this coming week. I will be available for a Google Meet on Tuesday from 2:00 - 2:30 for L-Z and on Thursday from 2:00 - 2:30 for A-K. Go to my Google classroom and click on the Google Meet link if you have questions or are looking for additional assistance with your assignments. Know, however, that I'm available though gmail at anytime. 

    Wednesday, September 2 - please check Google Classroom for two specific Remote Learning Activities related to the activities below (social studies and ELA). As a reminder, Mr. Herron's Google Classroom code is jmklmfg and Ms. Lynch's is rapgit6.

    Monday, August 31 - for now, activities for the week of August 31 will be posted here. If materials or assignments are included, you will be directed to Google Classroom to find those.

    Social Studies - as we begin our study of the Five Themes of Geography in class, we will work toward a visual presentation to illustrate a famous "place." During this week, do some initial research on a few famous places, noting their relative and absolute locations, their physical and/or human characteristics or features, and the reasons why they are famous.

    ELA - this week in class, we will learn about and apply various reading comprehension strategies to better understand new texts. As we do this in class, you will be asked to apply these strategies to an independent read that you aquire on your own. Please seek out an independent read, either from home, a library (school's, mine, your neighbor's), or buy one (Book Exchange, Barnes and Noble). This should be a book that you can read throughout this rotation which ends on September 17. Please try to find a book that you have not read. Once you find one, begin reading.  

    Tuesday, August 25 - Remote Learning activities will begin the week of August 31.