February 27, 2015

Warm-up

  • Shark Tank – watch #2
  • Turn in your final draft of your immigration proposal

Agenda

  • TED-Ed
    • Working with a third partner, make a list of all the bad presentation habits you can think of on TED Ed #8
    • Individually check the frequency with which you do those things (on the right hand side)
    • Make a plan to avoid doing them on the bottom
    • Stand up and practice giving your speech using your paper as little as possible
    • Staple your TED Ed copies from Wednesday and Thursday to today’s #8: Bad Habits Be Gone and turn in to the front table
  • Begin typing / creating your Immigration Game materials.  If you email them to me by Tuesday at noon, I can print them in color for you.  Final games are due Wednesday.
    • Card template sites to get you started (your cards should be double sided with the game logo on one side)
      • http://donnayoung.org/homeschooling/games/game-cards.htm
      • http://www.brighthub.com/multimedia/publishing/articles/122296.aspx
      • http://shakala.yolasite.com/
      • https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Free-Memory-Card-Template-363702

Current Assignments

  • Your visuals for your TED Ed talk should be completed by Monday before class

Announcements

  • Make up MLA quiz Friday in Sully’s breakout
  • Open lab Tuesday, March 3rd, from 4-9 in Tech Center
  • Primal scream Monday, 8:40 on the football field, as it is the beginning of finals week!  We will begin with some music to pump you up…

February 26, 2015

Warm-up

  • Make sure you have 2 NEW copies of your TED Ed Outline / Detailed Script
  • Shark Tank (this is how you’ll present your immigration proposal)

Agenda

  • Immigration Proposal peer edit
    • Exchange your immigration proposal with a partner.  They should go through and edit all mistakes they find in your paper.
    • Get a formatting checklist from Sullivan.
    • Exchange your immigration proposal with a second partner.  They should, using the checklist, go through and edit your paper.
    • Use this feedback to improve your paper for its final submission tomorrow at the beginning of class.
  • TED-Ed
    • Get with a NEW partner with two copies of your TED Ed Outline / Detailed Script per person
    • Each partner will do their best rendition of their TED-Ed talk.
  • Do the following WHILE YOUR PARTNER IS SPEAKING
    • When you feel engaged or excited, draw a star.
    • When you feel lost or unexcited, draw a check mark.
    • Circle anything you feel would be stronger with a visual.
  • Do the following AFTER THEY’RE FINISHED SPEAKING
    • Favorite part – highlight in yellow
    • Section to improve or remove – highlight in pink
    • List positive speaking habits (eye contact, gesture, etc.)
    • List (a few) speaking habits to improve (um’s, reading to you, monotonous tone, etc.)

Current Assignments

  • Finalize your immigration proposal based on edits and peer feedback. Due tomorrow at the beginning of class.
  • Edit your TED Talk based on edits and peer feedback.  Tomorrow you will turn in your first script from yesterday, second script from today and the Bad Habits Be Gone worksheet you’ll get tomorrow all stapled together.
  • Begin typing and creating your Immigration Game materials

Announcements

  • Make up MLA quiz Friday with Sullivan at lunch
  • Open lab on Thursday, Feb. 26th (TODAY!), and Tuesday, March 3rd, from 4-9 in Tech Center.
  • Friday: Wear blue and gold to show your support of Crater FFA.  Post a picture to instagram with #CraterBIS to get a point for the field trip.
  • Primal scream Monday, 8:40 on the football field, as it is the beginning of finals week!  We will begin with some music to pump you up…

February 25, 2015

Warm-up

  • Portland & Salem Trip goers, please complete this short two question Oregon State Hospital museum  feedback form
    • Also, please upload your trip photos here: P:\handins\BIS\CIS\Salem and Portland Trip Photos
  • Non-trip goers
    • Check out this short video of what the Oregon State Hospital looks like for patients today (trip goers you might be interested in this too!)
    • Please make sure your videos are uploaded in the handins folder and that they’re not 0 KB
  • Make sure you have 2 copies of your TED Ed Outline / Detailed Script
  • Sign thank you cards!!!

Agenda

  • TED-Ed
    • Get with a partner with two copies of your TED Ed Outline / Detailed Script per person
    • Each partner will do their best rendition of their TED-Ed talk.
  • Do the following WHILE YOUR PARTNER IS SPEAKING
    • When you feel engaged or excited, draw a star.
    • When you feel lost or unexcited, draw a check mark.
    • Circle anything you feel would be stronger with a visual.
  • Do the following AFTER THEY’RE FINISHED SPEAKING
    • Favorite part – highlight in yellow
    • Section to improve or remove – highlight in pink
    • List positive speaking habits (eye contact, gesture, etc.)
    • List (a few) speaking habits to improve (um’s, reading to you, monotonous tone, etc.)

Current Assignments

  • Finish your immigration proposal.  Due tomorrow at the beginning of class.

Announcements

  • Open lab on Thursday, Feb. 26th (TOMORROW!), and Tuesday, March 3rd, from 4-9 in Tech Center.
  • Friday: Wear blue and gold to show your support of Crater FFA.  Post a picture to instagram with #CraterBIS to get a point for the field trip.
  • Primal scream Monday, 8:40 on the football field, as it is the beginning of finals week!  We will begin with some music to pump you up…

February 24, 2015

Warm-Up

  • Turn in your letter about The House on Mango Street

Agenda

  • Get a worksheet from the sub and research to fill it out by the end of 2nd period

Current Assignments

  • Immigration proposal due Thursday at the start of class.
  • TEDed #5-6 due Wednesday at the start of class– be ready to practice in class!

Announcements

  • Open lab on Thursday from 4-9 and next Tuesday from 4-9. Please bring food or drinks to share!

February 23, 2015

Agenda

  • Create video clips (15-20 seconds max) of you speaking positively about CIS. We will be using these in a short video to explain the blocks to our sophomores to help them select blocks.  Put this in P:\handins\BIS\CIS\Video Clips.
    • What is your favorite thing about CIS? or What is the best thing about being in CIS?
    • How is CIS getting you ready for your future?
    • Why did you pick CIS? or Why are you glad you picked CIS?
    • What have you learned about the world or international studies from CIS?
    • What type of learners are successful in CIS?
    • What has been your favorite project or assignment in CIS this year?
  • Create at least three, but do extras if you have the time.

Current Assignments

  • Immigration Proposal– Due Thursday at the start of class
  • Ted Ed #5-6– due Wednesday; be ready to practice in class!

Announcements

  • Open Lab Thursday 4-9 and Tuesday, March 3rd, 4-9; Please bring food or drinks to share!

February 20, 2015

Warm-up

  • Motivational Dance Party
  • College Board
    • SAT, Practice, Practice Questions, Sentence Completion, Start Practicing

Agenda

  • Immigration Research Paper and Requirements
  • TED Ed #5 Re-dos or TED Ed #6.  You will begin practicing giving your speech next Wednesday (we are gone Monday and Tuesday)…make sure you and your visuals are ready.

Current Assignments

  • Spanish II: put your video here P:\handins\BIS\Siemer\Oral Proficiency Videos\Espanol II

Announcements

  • Portland Trip Goers
    • Be out front at 7:45 on Monday morning as the bus departs at 8 am sharp!
    • Carry your lasertag clothes with you on the bus so you can change out of your nice capital tour outfit before lasertag.
  • Open lab on Thursday, Feb. 26th, and Tuesday, March 3rd, from 4-9 in Tech Center

Febrary 19, 2015

Warm-up

  • Chinese New Year warm-up
  • Portland Permission slips due TODAY – put them on the front table

Agenda

  • Immigration Research Paper and Requirements
  • TED Ed #5 Re-dos or TED Ed #6.  You will begin practicing giving your speech next Wednesday (we are gone Monday and Tuesday)…make sure you and your visuals are ready.

Current Assignments

  • Spanish II: put your video here P:\handins\BIS\Siemer\Oral Proficiency Videos\Espanol II

Announcements

  • Open lab on Thursday, Feb. 26th, and Tuesday, March 3rd, from 4-9 in Tech Center

February 18, 2015

Warm-up

  • Watch the video on MLA formatting in Word and format your paper
  • Portland Permission slips due Thursday (TOMORROW)
  • Andres and Melina, SOU permission slips!

Agenda

  • Immigration Research Paper and Requirements
  • TED Ed #5 Redos or TED Ed #6.  You will begin practicing giving your speech next Wednesday (we are gone Monday and Tuesday)…make sure you and your visuals are ready.

Current Assignments

  • Spanish II: put your video here P:\handins\BIS\Siemer\Oral Proficiency Videos\Espanol II

Announcements

  • If you are not going on the Capital & Portland Trip, see Sullivan after announcements to talk about presenting at the D6 Board Meeting
  • Open lab on Thursday, Feb. 26th, and Tuesday, March 3rd, from 4-9 in Tech Center

February 17, 2015

Warm-up

  • What’s going on with Govenor Kitzhaber???
    • Find out
    • Discuss the who/what/where/when/why with a partner.  Do you think he should have resigned? Why?
  • Sign up for your room for the Portland and Salem trip (this list is final – it goes to the motel today)
  • Sign up for your TED Talk with your title/topic, location of choice, and progress/notes.
  • Turn in Salem & Portland permission slips

Agenda

  • Review end of T2 calendar!!!
  • Intro Immigration Research Paper and Requirements

Current Assignments

  • Spanish II: put your video here P:\handins\BIS\Siemer\Oral Proficiency Videos\Espanol II
  • Complete Lit Circle packets are due today at the beginning of breakout

Announcements

  • CIS Video Students – lunch meeting today

February 13, 2015 ♥

Warm-up

  • Turn in your annotated biography with the rubric stapled to the front
  • Taylor Mali (TED) – What Teachers Make (passion and stage presence)
  • Feliz Cumpleaños a Quinn y Haley

Agenda

  • Finland Fiesta!

Current Assignments

  • Spanish II: put your video here P:\handins\BIS\Siemer\Oral Proficiency Videos\Espanol II by today at noon
  • Complete Lit Circle packets are due Tuesday

Announcements

  • CIS Video Students, check your email
  • All juniors in Sully’s room during breakouts at 11:30 today
  • Honors Students meet in room 18 during minis today
  • Wear red or pink on Friday and sign in for a point at lunch in the BIS lobby
  • RCC Seniors, MANDATORY lunch meeting today in the Tech Center to fill our your RCC Foundation scholarship information (unless you went yesterday)
  • Students–in order to bring Mary Poppins to the Crater Campus stage, we need more performers! If you are interested in being a part of this fun, well-known show, please come to open auditions Monday from noon-3:00. You will be asked to “cold” read a scene, sing, and dance. You do not need to come with audition material prepared. All actors are invited, and additional male actors are essential to getting this show up and running. If you have questions, please see Mrs. Hillman in the Renaissance office.