Week of September 10

FRIDAY – Warm-up Continents Quiz Game       Oceans Quiz Game

Remember that three other countries – Canada, USA, and Mexico – along with Greenland will be on the next test.

The Website Project is DUE TODAY.

 

THURSDAY – Warm-up: Continents Quiz Game       Oceans Quiz Game

Remember that three other countries – Canada, USA, and Mexico – along with Greenland will be on the next test.

Mini-lesson: if you were absent today, you missed a lesson on how to log into your student account from a home computer.

Key points:

  • Use the Chrome browser
  • If you have a home account, log out
  • Then click on “Add Account”
  • If you do not have a home account, click on the “waffle” and then on Accounts icon
  • Click on Sign IN
  • Use your lastnamestudentnumber@district6.org to log in.

The BENCHMARK today for the web site project was to have four text boxes completed. Those students who did not have four text boxes completed were strongly encouraged to finish them at home.

THE FINAL DUE DATE IS FRIDAY!!!

WEDNESDAY – Warm-up: Continents Quiz Game       Oceans Quiz Game

Today we will continue to work on our Digital Portfolios. The links are all listed below in the Tuesday blog entry. CLASSWORK BENCHMARK for completing the project on time – 2 rough drafts for text entries. FINAL DRAFT IS DUE FRIDAY

As we are often working on projects in this class, today we introduced the concept of CLASSWORK BENCHMARKS, i.e. “How far should I be on this project in order to finish on time?” if a student is not to the BENCHMARK, it would be a good idea to do some of it at home that night.

BENCHMARK for this project is have two text box entries completed by today.

TUESDAY – No map warm-up today. If you want something to to you can start to preview some of the documents you will use for directions on your first project. This project is DUE ON FRIDAY!!!

DIGITAL PORTFOLIO PROJECT

Directions and assessment for your Digital Portfolio

Step 1: Before we even get started… you should create a new folder.

Step 2:  How to create your Google Site AKA  your Digital Portfolio (Stop after Step #11)

Step 3  How to add a text box

Step 4  How to upload a photo

Step 5  How to publish your site

Step 6  How to hand in your assignment

VOILA!! You are finished.

MONDAY – No homework – yet. Today we discussed our “agreements” for classroom management.

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