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    What Are We Doing in Discovery 8 This Week?Geography Stumpers are on Edmodo.
    Wikispaces + Edmodo + Google Drive = :)
    Week #8George S. Pattonsaid,"Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results."Do you have an example that demonstrates this idea?
    This Week's Agenda
    Reminder: I am out on Friday
    Make sure all assignments are turned in.Work on planned activities or play a game.Check out MakerSpace - if we were to get one at the middle school, what should it have in it?
    Order of Operations:
    Finish revisions of Discovery work
    Review your final presentation video
    Creating and Completing your own tasks - We did not talk about this yet in class, but if you are finished with all other work, you can create a task for yourself. Post your plan for Wednesday and Friday's class sessions today in this form.
    Stickers awarded for posting your activity plan, reviewing your final presentation film, and for knowing/defining the word of the day and using it in a sentence. Turn in your work to edmodo.
    Brain Teaser and stickers for geography stumper will happen on Thursday.
    Don't know what you want to do for your activity?
    Challenge me and/or your peers in chess through chesstime - Available as an app on iOS or Android.
    My username is ms given.
    You can also write a creative story (see edmodo for assignment) or create an infographic (see edmodo for assignment). Sort your feed by assignment to find these.
    Finish up extemporaneous speeches
    Do you know when your final presentation is?
    Week #7Thomas Edison said,"If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves."What are you capable of? Astound yourself...and others today!
    This Week's Agenda
    Brain Teaser todayH&R Block Tax Preparation School & Budget Planning WorkshopSign up for extemporaneous speeches
    Do you know when your final presentation is?
    Week #6Warren Bennis said,
    "Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple and it is also that difficult."
    What do you think he meant by this?
    This Week's Agenda
    Friday's PlanWork on one or more of the following today:
    Working on BudgetWorking on final presentation - Develop materials for your activity with the class
    In Other News:Sticker Store Will Open MondaySend a selfie to me in Edmodo of your BRAVES wear for 3 stickers on Monday.
    Sign up for a slot to give an extemporaneous speech next week.
    Speeches today
    Speech #2 Roster
    Speech Peer Evaluation Forms
    Budget/3rd TaskSpeech #2What are your goals?Oral CommunicationWritten CommunicationScholarship (Executive Function & Leadership)
    Week #5
    John Gardner said,
    "Most important, leaders can conceive and articulate goals that lift people out of their petty preoccupations and unite them in pursuit of objectives worthy of their best efforts."
    Have you brought out the best in someone else today?
    This Week's Agenda
    Brain Teaser in Edmodo - No googling
    Getting Ready for Speech #2 (Research Results)Sign Up
    Final Presentation Sign Up
    Who are your experts?What questions do you have for them?
    What are your goals?Oral CommunicationWritten CommunicationScholarship (Executive Function & Leadership)
    Week #4
    Thomas Edisonsaid,"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up."Practice perseverance this week!
    This Week's Agenda
    Brain Teaser
    Help Jensen With Her Project - Bring in one or more items from this list
    Help Allen with his Discovery Project
    Send your parents an email - LexilesWrite Ms. Given (kim.given@ih.k12.oh.us) and your parents an email:I am challenging myself to read more complex text. The last book I read was _. It has a Lexile score of _. The next book I will read is called . It has a Lexile score of _.
    Finish Up First TaskReview Speeches - Strengths and Opportunities for GrowthSet GoalsWhat Are You Reading? Lexile Level and What It Can Do For You!
    Week #3Steven Covey said,"Leadership is communicating to people their worth and potential so clearly that they come to see it in themselves."How can we do this for others on a daily basis?
    This Week's Agenda
    Speeches and Independent Project Work Today
    Peer Evaluation FormsSpeeches - Have Notes in Slide FormatLooking at Careers or Project Topics
    Week #2Steven Pinker said:"We will never have a perfect world, but its not romantic or naive to work towards a better one."How does this tie into our idea of leadership?
    This Week's Agenda
    Sign Up for your speech slotSpeeches April 6th - Elements from Know ThyselfGroup Norms - Building Our Learning UtopiaKnow Thyself Essay - Post in WPP Online under Grade 8 Course in "Discovery 8 - Know Thyself"
    Project Choice
    Speech Goal Setting - Oral Communication Rubric
    Writing Pre-Test - Argument Writing Rubric
    Your writing pre-test is your Know Thyself Essay.
    Independent Work
    Work on your Know Thyself Essay - Post in WPP Online under Grade 8 Course in "Discovery 8 - Know Thyself". Finish first draft by Friday.
    Speech Peer Evaluation Form Prep
    Work on geography stumper.
    Our Learning Utopia
    Identify the next book you are going to read from this list.
    Speech Peer Evaluation Form
    MAKE A COPY
    Remove your name from the list of evaluators
    Decide if you want to change any of the elements on which you will be evaluated.
    Decide on your scale and descriptors for performance.
    You must keep the comment box.
    Send out the link (click send form button, click and copy "link to share") in edmodo
    SpeechesMake sure you have pulled up the Peer Evaluation Forms - is yours linked properly?
    Brain Teaser - Word Tweening - Due Friday

    Week #1
    Peter Drucker said~
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    Goal Setting | Leadership Warm Up Activities | Projects | Careers | Leadership | Speeches | Discovery Blackboard | Edmodo | Diigo| Progress Book| Stock Market Game | ArchiveKim.Given@ih.k12.oh.us
    MyStuff from School | MyStuff from HomeClick "Proceed anyway" button - site can be trusted!
    "Positivity is the key to productivity." - Matthew R. Weisfelder
    Welcome to Discovery 8
    Goal Setting | Leadership Warm Up Activities | Projects | Careers | Leadership | Speeches | Discovery Blackboard | Edmodo | Diigo| Progress Book| Stock Market Game | ArchiveKim.Given@ih.k12.oh.usSpeech Peer Evaluation FormsMyStuff from School | MyStuff from HomeClick "Proceed anyway" button - site can be trusted!

    "Positivity is the key to productivity." - Matthew R. Weisfelder
    What Are We Doing in Discovery 8 This Week?Geography Stumpers are on Edmodo.
    Wikispaces + Edmodo + Google Drive = :)
    Week #8George S. Pattonsaid,"Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results."Do you have an example that demonstrates this idea?
    This Week's Agenda
    Reminder: I am out on Friday
    Make sure all assignments are turned in.
    Work on planned activities or play a game.
    Check out MakerSpace - if we were to get one at the middle school, what should it have in it?
    Order of Operations:
    Finish revisions of Discovery work
    Review your final presentation video
    Creating and Completing your own tasks - We did not talk about this yet in class, but if you are finished with all other work, you can create a task for yourself. Post your plan for Wednesday and Friday's class sessions today in this form.
    Stickers awarded for posting your activity plan, reviewing your final presentation film, and for knowing/defining the word of the day and using it in a sentence. Turn in your work to edmodo.
    Brain Teaser and stickers for geography stumper will happen on Thursday.
    Don't know what you want to do for your activity?
    Challenge me and/or your peers in chess through chesstime - Available as an app on iOS or Android.
    My username is ms given.
    You can also write a creative story (see edmodo for assignment) or create an infographic (see edmodo for assignment). Sort your feed by assignment to find these.
    Finish up extemporaneous speeches
    Do you know when your final presentation is?
    Week #7Thomas Edison said,"If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves."What are you capable of? Astound yourself...and others today!
    This Week's Agenda
    Brain Teaser todayH&R Block Tax Preparation School & Budget Planning WorkshopSign up for extemporaneous speeches
    Do you know when your final presentation is?
    Week #6Warren Bennis said,
    "Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple and it is also that difficult."
    What do you think he meant by this?
    This Week's Agenda
    Friday's PlanWork on one or more of the following today:
    Working on BudgetWorking on final presentation - Develop materials for your activity with the class
    In Other News:Sticker Store Will Open MondaySend a selfie to me in Edmodo of your BRAVES wear for 3 stickers on Monday.Sign up for a slot to give an extemporaneous speech next week.
    Speeches today
    Speech #2 Roster
    Speech Peer Evaluation FormsBudget/3rd TaskSpeech #2What are your goals?Oral CommunicationWritten CommunicationScholarship (Executive Function & Leadership)
    Week #5
    John Gardner said,
    "Most important, leaders can conceive and articulate goals that lift people out of their petty preoccupations and unite them in pursuit of objectives worthy of their best efforts."
    Have you brought out the best in someone else today?
    This Week's Agenda
    Brain Teaser in Edmodo - No googling
    Getting Ready for Speech #2 (Research Results)Sign Up
    Final Presentation Sign Up
    Who are your experts?What questions do you have for them?
    What are your goals?Oral CommunicationWritten CommunicationScholarship (Executive Function & Leadership)
    Week #4
    Thomas Edisonsaid,"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up."Practice perseverance this week!
    This Week's Agenda
    Brain Teaser
    Help Jensen With Her Project - Bring in one or more items from this list
    Help Allen with his Discovery Project
    Send your parents an email - LexilesWrite Ms. Given (kim.given@ih.k12.oh.us) and your parents an email:I am challenging myself to read more complex text. The last book I read was _. It has a Lexile score of _. The next book I will read is called . It has a Lexile score of _.
    Finish Up First TaskReview Speeches - Strengths and Opportunities for GrowthSet GoalsWhat Are You Reading? Lexile Level and What It Can Do For You!
    Week #3Steven Covey said,"Leadership is communicating to people their worth and potential so clearly that they come to see it in themselves."How can we do this for others on a daily basis?
    This Week's Agenda
    Speeches and Independent Project Work Today
    Peer Evaluation FormsSpeeches - Have Notes in Slide FormatLooking at Careers or Project Topics
    Week #2
    Steven Pinker said:"We will never have a perfect world, but its not romantic or naive to work towards a better one."How does this tie into our idea of leadership?
    This Week's Agenda
    Sign Up for your speech slotSpeeches April 6th - Elements from Know ThyselfGroup Norms - Building Our Learning UtopiaKnow Thyself Essay - Post in WPP Online under Grade 8 Course in "Discovery 8 - Know Thyself"
    Project Choice
    Speech Goal Setting - Oral Communication Rubric
    Writing Pre-Test - Argument Writing Rubric
    Your writing pre-test is your Know Thyself Essay.
    Independent Work
    Work on your Know Thyself Essay - Post in WPP Online under Grade 8 Course in "Discovery 8 - Know Thyself". Finish first draft by Friday.
    Speech Peer Evaluation Form Prep
    Work on geography stumper.
    Our Learning Utopia
    Identify the next book you are going to read from this list.
    Speech Peer Evaluation Form
    MAKE A COPY
    Remove your name from the list of evaluators
    Decide if you want to change any of the elements on which you will be evaluated.
    Decide on your scale and descriptors for performance.
    You must keep the comment box.
    Send out the link (click send form button, click and copy "link to share") in edmodo
    SpeechesMake sure you have pulled up the Peer Evaluation Forms - is yours linked properly?
    Brain Teaser - Word Tweening - Due Friday
    Week #1
    Peter Drucker said~
    "Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things."What do you think the difference is between a manager and a leader?
    This Week's Agenda:
    Know Thyself - Results of your surveys will be the topic of Speech #1.
    Group Norms - Building Our Learning Utopia
    What is Leadership?whatisleadership
    Fill out this form to share your thoughts on what makes a leader. Click on the link to access the form.
    Bookmark wikispaces
    Sign up for Edmodo/log in - Click here to join our class
    Join our new edmodo course - all Discovery students together!! fk7b5y is join code or go here:
    https://edmo.do/j/ujvm5a
    About Discovery 8
    Draw "learning"
    Project Options
    Join our new edmodo course - all Discovery students together!! fk7b5y is join code or go here:
    https://edmo.do/j/ujvm5a
    Group Norms - Building Our Learning Utopia
    Sticker Store
    Brain Teaser - Word Tweening
    Speech Peer Evaluation Form Prep
    Know Thyself - Results of your surveys will be the topic of Speech #1.
    What is Leadership?whatisleadership
    Fill out this form to share your thoughts on what makes a leader. Click on the link to access the form.
    New to Discovery? What do I need to know about you as a learner (Getting to Know You)?
    Why study personality? Personality Theories, Types, and Tests
    Jungian Personalities ESFJ, INTP - what's with the alphabet soup in personality testing?
    Types
    Dichotomies
    Search your four letter type for more info
    Earlier this week:
    This week we will be working on answering these questions:
    How should our work in Discovery be evaluated?
    How should we treat one another in this class?
    What kinds of expectations and work will we have in this class?
    Project Comparison - What project will be the best match for you?
    Project Choices and Resources
    What is leadership? What traits best define a leader?
    How can we use collaboration to work smarter?
    What tools & technologies help facilitate individual & collaborative work?
    Our work will include:
    Getting to Know You
    Flexibility of Thinking
    Sign up for Edmodo/log in - Click here to join our class
    Know Thyself
    Goal Setting
    WikiSpaces Discovery Link
    DIY Model
    Blooms Taxonomy
    Resources and other info:
    What is Leadership?
    First Speech - next week
    First Socratic Dialogue - Week 2
    Creating our Learning Utopia - Discovery Norms
    Here is our syllabus for our class.
    Curriculum Map
    Projects
    Speech Peer Evaluation Form
    MAKE A COPY
    Remove your name from the list of evaluators
    Decide if you want to change any of the elements on which you will be evaluated.
    Decide on your scale and descriptors for performance.
    You must keep the comment box.
    Send out the link (click send form button, click and copy "link to share") in edmodo
    Wikispaces + Edmodo + Google Drive = :)
    Leadership/Ice Breaker Activity
    Your speeches of the past will soon be in your school network drive. To access these from home, click here or follow the directions on this youtube video - just choose the link to "access files from home" rather than "access files from school".
    Week #9
    "There's No Business Like Show Business."-Irving BerlinGood luck on final presentations this week!
    Final Presentations - Check Edmodo Planner for your Day
    Monday - Jaden AndersonTuesday - Cooper Pierce and Sumner ColohanWednesday - Dan Klusty and Brian LewisThursday - Sam Richardson
    Week #7/#8Thomas Edison said,"If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves."What are you capable of? Astound yourself...and others today!
    This Week's AgendaBRAVES Wear Stickers - Show your BRAVES pride!Brain TeaserFinal Presentation SchedulingStore is Open for Last 10 Minutes - Plan Ahead!Grades are updated for Writing Pre-Test Revisions
    PARCC Class Schedule
    Goal Check FormWorking on budget - due Friday.Task #1 (Career Research) wil be marked as a missing assignment for anyone who has not turned it into Edmodo by end of class Friday.
    Join our new edmodo course - all Discovery students together!! fk7b5y is join code or go here: https://edmo.do/j/ujvm5a
    Andrew Plummer's Speech #2
    Week #6
    Warren Bennis said,
    "Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple and it is also that difficult."
    What do you think he meant by this?
    This Week's AgendaExtemporaneous Speeches TodayPull up peer evaluation page
    What's Next in our Projects?
    Preparing for Unprepared Speeches
    Speech and Writing Meetings
    What are you doing to improve in your goal areas - keep and track data.
    Week #5
    John Gardner said,
    "Most important, leaders can conceive and articulate goals that lift people out of their petty preoccupations and unite them in pursuit of objectives worthy of their best efforts."
    Have you brought out the best in someone else today?
    This Week's Agenda
    Fear of Failure, Flow, & What Video Games Can Teach Us About Learning - PDF LinkGeography Stumper #23 Stickers Awarded todayIf you have earned stickers for other activities, fill out the sticker earnings form.
    Turning in Project Tasks on EdmodoWPP Revision due TuesdayReview Your Speech VideoSpeech #2 Goal Progress MeetingsSpeech #2 Project - Task #2
    Week #4
    Thomas Edisonsaid,"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up."Practice perseverance this week!
    This Week's Agenda
    Goal Conversations
    Writing Conferences
    Leadership Goal Conferences
    Projects in Context
    Revision of Writing Pre-Test in WPP due Friday
    Speech #2 Notes Due Friday
    Logic Puzzle Brain Teaser - Due Friday
    Our Projects:Task #1 Due FridayIdeas and plan for Tasks #2 and Final Presentation for class due Friday Feb. 6th.Task #3 (Budget) due February 20th.Final Presentations run from March 4th through 12thMarch 13th is the last day of the quarter.
    Week #3
    Steven Covey said,"Leadership is communicating to people their worth and potential so clearly that they come to see it in themselves."How can we do this for others on a daily basis?
    This Week's AgendaAre you showing your BRAVES Pride?Goal Email to ParentsBrain TeaserGoal Setting: Save a copy of this document and fill it out.Make sure you have set 3 goals and defined strategies by end of class today.Speech & Writing MeetingsWork on your first task in your project of choice.Make second revision of essay by end of class Friday.Speech #2 next week. Topic: Task #1 and/or #2Goal Setting: Save a copy of this document and fill it out.
    Store Open last 10 minutes of class.
    Speech Meetings
    Finishing up Know Thyself
    Working on first task of project
    Week #2Steven Pinker said:"We will never have a perfect world, but its not romantic or naive to work towards a better one."How does this tie into our idea of leadership?
    This Week's AgendaAre you showing your BRAVES pride?Brain Teaser - Word Winks - Sticker AwardsStore open the last 10 minutes of class.Speech Review Meetings
    View your speech - name 2 things you did well
    Know Thyself Essay - Post in WPP Online under Grade 8 Course in "Discovery 8 - Know Thyself"
    What is Leadership?whatisleadership
    Fill out the form to share your thoughts on what makes a leader. Click on the link to access the form.
    New to Discovery? What do I need to know about you as a learner (Getting to Know You)?
    Project Choice
    Speech Goal Setting - Oral Communication Rubric
    Writing Pre-Test - Argument Writing Rubric
    Your writing pre-test is your Know Thyself Essay.
    Independent Work
    What is Leadership?whatisleadershipFill out this form to share your thoughts on what makes a leader. Due end of class Wednesday.
    Review your speech video by end of class Thursday. Name two things you did well.
    Work on your Know Thyself Essay - Post in WPP Online under Grade 8 Course in "Discovery 8 - Know Thyself". Finish first draft by Wednesday 1/21.
    Work on brain teaser.
    Work on geography stumper.
    Identify the next book you are going to read from this list.
    Your first speech video is in your school network drive.To access these from home, click here or follow the directions on this youtube video- just be sure to choose the correct link depending on whetheryou are at home ("access files from home")or at school ("access files from school").
    How to change your Indian Hill Network password.
    Earlier this week:
    Group Norms- Building Our Learning Utopia
    SpeechesMake sure you have pulled up the Peer Evaluation Forms - is yours linked properly?
    Brain Teaser - Word Tweening - Due Friday
    Week #1
    Peter Drucker said~
    "Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things."What do you think the difference is between a manager and a leader?
    Your speeches of the past are in your school network drive. To access these from home, click here or follow the directions on this youtube video - just choose the link to "access files from home" rather than "access files from school".
    This Week's Agenda:
    Group Norms - Building Our Learning Utopia
    Sticker Store
    Brain Teaser - Word Tweening
    Speech Peer Evaluation Form Prep
    Know Thyself - Results of your surveys will be the topic of Speech #1.
    What is Leadership?whatisleadership
    Fill out this form to share your thoughts on what makes a leader. Click on the link to access the form.
    New to Discovery? What do I need to know about you as a learner (Getting to Know You)?
    Why study personality? Personality Theories, Types, and Tests
    Jungian Personalities ESFJ, INTP - what's with the alphabet soup in personality testing?
    Types
    Dichotomies
    Search your four letter type for more info
    Earlier this week:
    About Discovery 8
    Draw "learning".
    Project Options
    Brain Teaser: Congruences/Modular Math
    This week we will be working on answering these questions:
    How should our work in Discovery be evaluated?
    How should we treat one another in this class?
    What kinds of expectations and work will we have in this class?
    Project Comparison - What project will be the best match for you?
    Project Choices and Resources
    What is leadership? What traits best define a leader?
    How can we use collaboration to work smarter?
    What tools & technologies help facilitate individual & collaborative work?
    Our work will include:
    Getting to Know You
    Flexibility of Thinking
    Sign up for Edmodo/log in - Click here to join our class
    Know Thyself
    Goal Setting
    WikiSpaces Discovery Link
    DIY Model
    Blooms Taxonomy
    Resources and other info:
    What is Leadership?
    First Speech - next week
    First Socratic Dialogue - Week 2
    Creating our Learning Utopia - Discovery Norms
    Here is our syllabus for our class.
    Curriculum Map
    Projects
    Speech Peer Evaluation Form
    MAKE A COPY
    Remove your name from the list of evaluators
    Decide if you want to change any of the elements on which you will be evaluated.
    Decide on your scale and descriptors for performance.
    You must keep the comment box.
    Send out the link (click send form button, click and copy "link to share") in edmodo
    Wikispaces + Edmodo + Google Drive = :)
    Leadership/Ice Breaker Activity
    Week #9
    This Week's Agenda
    Remember, I will be at a conference on Monday and Tuesday. Please represent yourselves, IHMS, and Discovery well.The last day of first quarter is Thursday. Teachers can revise grades through next week.
    First Priority: Those who have not presented need to make sure they are prepared.
    Options for students who have finished their work: Working on assignments from other classesRead a bookConsider one of these activities.Work on brain teasers or puzzles.Make an infographic related to your career.
    For your consideration: If you would like to have a celebration, we can hold it during your lunch period one day next week since our class periods are filled with final presentations.
    Bonus for checking the wiki:Use the SAT Word of the Day in your own sentence to earn double stickers.The most creative sentence for each day using the word correctly and clearly demonstrating its meaning wins 5 stickers.
    Week #8
    Wednesday - BriannaThursday - Karisa & AlyssaFriday - Alyssa & Brittany
    Store opens for the last 15 minutes of classTask RevisionsGet Budget Turned InWPP Revisions - Demonstrate growth, minimum score of 26Are you ready for your final presentation?
    Ideas of 8th Grade Elective
    Week #7George S. Pattonsaid,"Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results."Do you have an example that demonstrates this idea?
    This Week's Agenda
    BRAVES StickersGrade Check and RevisionsAiming for at least a 26 in WPP.Ideas for 8th Grade Elective - LA + Tech Integration - what does that look like?
    New Store Stuff - Utopian Economy
    OptionalReady to give some feedback? The High School Human Geography Classes need our help! Links to Info GraphicsLink to RubricSave your infographic rubric here
    Finishing BudgetFilr Check -
    How do I access network files (my movies) from my device?
    My password for Filr isn't workingSpeech Video Review - Demonstrate download evidenceWriting Revisions
    Week #6Warren Bennis said,
    "Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple and it is also that difficult."
    What do you think he meant by this?
    Today's AgendaStickers for Spirit Wear - BRAVES Friday?Sticker Awarder - first letter of middle name is the last alphabetically in the class.BRAIN TEASER IS IN FOLDER HOLDER
    The secret word of the day is "devoid". Use this in a sentence on Monday when speaking to Ms. Given to earn a sticker.
    Speech Video Review
    Download the videos in your mystuff on the school network to your device. You should have at least 3 movies.
    List the ways in which you have improved.
    List your goal for your next speech. In what ways will you ensure you grow in this area (how will you practice?)
    Fill out the extemporaneous speech reflection on your extemporaneous speech. If you have more than one, choose the one where you think you did the best.
    Can you see your speeches? - Try accessing your "mystuff" through Novell Filr
    MyStuff from School | MyStuff from Home
    Click "Proceed anyway" button - site can be trusted!
    Writing Practice Program (WPP) Work
    Review the latest draft of your Writing Pre-Test. (Lunch Code/braves; Grade 8 Course)
    Identify one area in which you want to improve.
    Read the rubric for that area.
    Development of Ideas
    Organization
    Style
    Word Choice
    Sentence Structure
    Conventions (grammar, punctuation, and spelling)
    Try to improve in that area.
    When in doubt, eliminate non-specific language, incorporate a variety of sentence types, make sure to have clear support for statements and good transitions between ideas.
    Remember - Final Projects Have Been AdjustedReviewing our Socratic Dialogue from FridayBrain Teaser from last week?
    Can you see your speeches? - Try accessing your "mystuff" through Novell FilrMyStuff from School | MyStuff from HomeClick "Proceed anyway" button - site can be trusted!
    Model/Example/Reminder - How to be great goal setter!
    Independent To Do ListRevise AssignmentsWorking on Task #3Speaking and Writing Goal Setting
    Later This WeekWriting Goal Setting MeetingWednesday - Extemporaneous SpeechesThursday - Brain TeaserFriday - I'm out of the classroom, please be productive in your work
    Week #5John Gardner said,"Most important, leaders can conceive and articulate goals that lift people out of their petty preoccupations and unite them in pursuit of objectives worthy of their best efforts."Have you brought out the best in someone else today?
    This Week's Agenda
    Next Week'sSpirit Wear = Sticker Opportunities
    M is PJ Day; T is Twin Day; W is Wacky Wednesday; Th is Jersey (sports);
    F is BRAVES wear day
    Brianna's SpeechSocratic Dialogue - Have your notes and your articles open
    MAP Scores:
    Looking for books at your Lexile Level? Go here!
    Madison, Karisa, & Priyanka,need to submit their original Know Thyself essay to Grade 8 course today.
    Socratic Dialogue Friday This Week's Time Cover Story - Never Offline
    Speech Do-Over - Madison
    Writing Pre-Test and Revisions - score at least a 25 (rubric has changed - best score is now 30)
    Working on Finding an ExpertDesigning Class Career ExperienceTask #6 - BudgetSpeech Models and Critiques
    Choosing Presentation Dates
    Week #4
    Thomas Edisonsaid,"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up."Practice perseverance this week!
    This Week's Agenda
    For FridayBraves Wear StickersStore is OpenSpeech Review MeetingsStarting Next TasksCareers - Personal BudgetLeadership - Research and/or Planning TasksRevise your Writing Pre-Test - Aim for a score of 30 or higherWe'll have writing goal meetings next week
    Next Week:Speech Do-OversProject Progress MeetingsWriting Goal Meetings
    Brain TeasersFinish Up SpeechesReflections:Comment Comments - Best? Worst?Calibration of Scores - What does a 2 look like?Class Win - Best skill so farClass Goal - Biggest Opportunity for Growth
    Speech Meetings - Comparing Speech 1 to Speech 2Goal Setting Sheets - Setting an Oral Communication Goal
    Revise your Writing Pre-Test
    Next week: Set a Written Communication GoalFinishing SpeechesPost your Know Thyself Essay in a new spot on WPPCourse Join Code = 7278502
    Speeches on Tuesday
    Speech Practice
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    Mapping Out the Rest of Our Time
    Working on Our Next Tasks
    Week #3
    This Week's AgendaWorking on Task #1Speech Review MeetingsSpeech #2 Next Week
    Week #2Steven Covey said,"Leadership is communicating to people their worth and potential so clearly that they come to see it in themselves."How can we do this for others on a daily basis?
    This Week's Agenda
    Today's To-dosStickers & StoreLook; DiscussHow should we treat one another in this class?Know Thyself - make sure this is submitted in edmodoChoose and begin your project
    Speech EvaluationsGoogle docs on your device - Plan B for internet access
    Using edmodo - turning in assignments
    Google Folder - Is yours shared?Finish Speeches - peer evaluation linksSpeech Review MeetingsHow should we treat one another in this class?Know Thyself
    Task #1
    Peter Drucker said~
    "Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things."
    What do you think the difference is between a manager and a leader?
    Today's Agenda
    Friday
    Open the page with peer evaluation links
    Open your speech notes
    If you want something projected, be sure to share it with me (kim.given@ih.k12.oh.us)
    SPEECHES!
    ThursdayLeadership DiscussionSpeech Partner Practice
    Know Thyself
    WednesdayFinish What is Leadership? - Turn in via edmodo
    Speeches on Friday - Work Time
    Know Thyself
    Have you done the geography stumpers, SAT word, and question of the day?You can earn 19 stickers a week if you do these activities!
    Tuesday
    Speech Peer Evaluation Form
    MAKE A COPYChange the title to include your nameDecide if you want to change any of the elements on which you will be evaluated.Decide on your scale and descriptors for performance.You must keep the comment box.Send out the link (click send form button, click and copy "link to share") to my email: Kim.Given@ih.k12.oh.us
    Finish What is Leadership? - Turn in via edmodo
    Speeches on Friday - Work TimeKnow Thyself
    MondaySpeeches on Friday - Topics - About me; Leadership; Other topicsHow should we treat one another in this class?What is Leadership? - Turn in via edmodoFlexibility of Thinking
    Speech Peer Evaluation Form
    MAKE A COPY
    Change the title to include your name
    Decide if you want to change any of the elements on which you will be evaluated.
    Decide on your scale and descriptors for performance.
    You must keep the comment box.
    Send out the link (click send form button, click and copy "link to share") in edmodo
    FridayWhat do I need to know about you as a learner (Getting to Know You)?
    Sign up/Log into Edmodo- Click here to join our class if you are new to Discovery
    How should we treat one another in this class?Discovery Rewards - Are you wearing BRAVES colors?
    What is Leadership?Flexibility of Thinking
    Week #1
    This week we will be working on answering these questions:
    How should our work in Discovery be evaluated?
    How should we treat one another in this class?
    What kinds of expectations and work will we have in this class?
    Project Comparison - What project will be the best match for you?
    Project Choices and Resources
    What is leadership? What traits best define a leader?
    How can we use collaboration to work smarter?
    What tools & technologies help facilitate individual & collaborative work?
    Our work will include:
    Getting to Know You
    Flexibility of Thinking
    Sign up for Edmodo/log in - Click here to join our class
    Know Thyself
    Goal Setting
    WikiSpaces Discovery Link
    Resources and other info:
    What is Leadership?
    First Speech - next week
    First Socratic Dialogue - Week 2
    Creating our Learning Utopia - Discovery Norms
    Here is our syllabus for our class.
    Curriculum Map
    Projects
    Speech Peer Evaluation Form
    MAKE A COPY
    Remove your name from the list of evaluators
    Decide if you want to change any of the elements on which you will be evaluated.
    Decide on your scale and descriptors for performance.
    You must keep the comment box.
    Send out the link (click send form button, click and copy "link to share") in edmodo
    Wikispaces + Edmodo + Google Drive = :)
    Leadership/Ice Breaker Activity

    What Are We Doing in Discovery 8 This Week?Geography Stumpers are on Edmodo.
    Week #8"There's No Business Like Show Business."-Irving Berlin
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    Peer Evaluations
    Speeches
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    What Are We Doing in Discovery 7 This Week?Check Edmodo for updates and geography stumpers.
    Week #20"I'm so glad we've had this time together." - Carol BurnettReflect on your time in Discovery this year. Fill out a survey to let me know what we should keep and what we should change.
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    This Week's Agenda
    Check your grades. Are all revisions and assignments turned in?
    Final Presentations - P6
    Discovery RewardsSticker BingoStickers for Geography Stumper
    Store Open - Spend or save your stickers!
    Discovery Course EvaluationReflect on your time in Discovery this year. Fill out a survey to let me know what we should keep and what we should change.
    Summer Cerebral GoalsCommit to one brain exercise you will do throughout the summer to keep your gray matter in shape!
    Wednesday's ChallengeFolder Archive - Keep your speeches!Rename your Discovery folder
    Week #18/#19
    "There's No Business Like Show Business." -Irving BerlinGood luck on final presentations!This Week's Agenda
    Reminder: I am out on Friday
    Working on revisions or on self-planned activities.If you were scheduled to give your presentation Thursday and you were not in class, you're up to present on Tuesday.MakerSpace
    Order of Operations:
    Finish preparations for final presentation, if you are giving it Thursday.
    Finish revisions of Discovery work
    Review your final presentation video
    Creating and Completing your own tasks - You must post your plan for Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday's class sessions today in this form.
    Stickers awarded for posting your activity plan, reviewing your final presentation film, and for knowing/defining the word of the day and using it in a sentence. Turn in your work to edmodo.
    Brain Teaser and stickers for geography stumper will happen on Thursday.
    Don't know what you want to do for your activity?
    Challenge me and/or your peers in chess through chesstime - Available as an app on iOS or Android.
    My username is ms given.
    You can also write a creative story (see edmodo for assignment) or create an infographic (see edmodo for assignment). Sort your feed by assignment to find these.
    Week #17
    Pierre Teilhard de Chardin said,
    "The future belongs to those who give the next generation reason for hope."Who in your own life gives you reason for hope? Why do you think hope is important to our future?
    Today's Plan
    Did you earn free choice time?
    Speeches?
    Did you complete your review of speech #5? Go to edmodo and turn in your the grade you think you earned based on specific observations and evidence.
    Did you complete your review of your February and April Extemporaneous speeches? Turn in your form to edmodo.
    Checking on Task #5 and #6
    This Week's Agenda
    Suggested Order of Operations
    Did you earn stickers Friday?
    Sign up for Extemporaneous #3
    Evaluate your growth on your extemporaneous speaking skills.
    See Edmodo for the assignment, evaluation sheet,
    and directions for accessing speeches.
    Finishing up task #6
    Working on final presentation
    Planning and carrying out optional activities.
    Finish Task 5/6
    Extemporaneous Speech Review and Eval
    Sign up for Extemporaneous #3
    Final Presentation - complete & sign up
    Plan and carry out optional activities
    Current Optional Assignments in Edmodo:
    Create your own InfoGraphic
    Write a creative narrative.
    Create your own task
    Choose one of the above when you finish your project.
    Week #16The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.Sir Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)
    Will your imagination shape a better future for you and others?
    This Week's Agenda
    Friday's PlanWork on one or more of the following today:Evaluate your growth on your extemporaneous speaking skills.See Edmodo for the assignment, evaluation sheet, and directions for accessing speeches.Finishing up task #6Working on final presentationPlanning and carrying out optional activities.
    In Other News:Sticker Store Will Open MondaySend a selfie to me in Edmodo of your BRAVES wear for 3 stickers on Monday. Sign up for your next optional extemporaneous speech.
    Earlier This Week:
    Did you leave the room ready for the next class's learning?
    Extemporaneous Speeches
    Speech Peer Evaluation Links
    Working on Task #6 and Final Presentations
    Use your Goal Setting Doc or your Goal Progress Review
    to help you fill out Goal Reflection #2
    Current Optional Assignments in Edmodo:
    Create your own InfoGraphic
    Write a creative narrative.
    Create your own task
    Choose one of the above when you finish your project.
    Week #15John S Harrington said:
    “Once again, this nation has said there are no dreams too large, no innovation unimaginable and no frontiers beyond our reach.”
    What frontiers will you explore?
    This Week's AgendaBrain Teaser in Edmodo - No Googling :)
    Extemporaneous Speeches today for yesterday's sign-up
    Sign up for Extemporaneous SpeechesSign Up for Final Presentation DateCheck Edmodo for Sticker OpportunitiesFinishing up Task #6Map ChecksStarting Final Presentations - Go Visual - Use speaker notesUse your Goal Setting Doc or your Goal Progress Review to help you fill out Goal Reflection #2
    Week #14Study the past, if you would divine the future.Confucius
    This Week's Agenda
    Help Jensen With Her Project - Bring in one or more items from this list
    Help Allen with his Discovery Project
    Brain Teaser
    Send your parents an email - LexilesWrite Ms. Given (kim.given@ih.k12.oh.us) and your parents an email: I am challenging myself to read more complex text. The last book I read was _. It has a Lexile score of _. The next book I will read is called . It has a Lexile score of _.
    Future Cities - Finishing up maps and paragraphUtopia - Planning your class task
    Speech Review - Look at speech #4 and #5 videos
    (see edmodo for assignment - due end of class Friday)
    What is your evidence for growth? What is your grade?
    10/10 - Performance significantly improved in two or more areas.9/10 - Performance improved in one area8/10 - Performance was steady7/10 - Performance decreased
    Upcoming
    Goals - Where are you with yours?
    Lexile Level - What's the last good book you read?
    Creative Writing - Power of the Pen Prompt
    Week #13Cesar Chavez said:
    “Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed. You cannot uneducate the person who has learned to read. You cannot humiliate the person who feels pride. You cannot oppress the people who are not afraid anymore.
    We have seen the future, and the future is ours.”
    What have you done to effect positive social change?
    This Week's Agenda
    Speeches & Independent Work Time TodayStickers and Store @ End of Class
    Future Cities - MapWater Source & Water Treatment | Residential Areas| Cultural Areas | Major Transportation Lines | Emergency Services | Commercial Buildings
    UtopiaTurn in Task #4 | Working on Task #5 | Choose date to present Task #6
    SpeechesSpeech #5 - Know When Your Speech Is
    Speech Peer Evaluation Links
    Upcoming
    Goals - Where are you with yours?
    Lexile Level - What's the last good book you read?
    Creative Writing - Power of the Pen Prompt
    Week #12Elaine Maxwell said,
    "My will shall shape the future. Whether I fail or succeed shall be no man's doing but my own.I am the force; I can clear any obstacle before me or I can be lost in the maze. My choice; my responsibility; win or lose, only I hold the key to my destiny."
    What will you do to ensure your true destiny becomes reality?
    This Week's Agenda
    Brain TeaserFriday: Discussion - How do economics work?Suggest other topics
    Clarifying 8th Grade Elective Choices
    Sign Up for your speech slot
    Future Cities Task #5 due April 10th (Have you turned in your task #4?)Utopia Task #4 due FridaySpeeches on April 6thUpdate your speech forms - any changes you want to make? Can you get to your results?
    Friday: Discussion - How do economics work?Suggest other topics
    Week #11Charles Robert Darwinsaid,"As for a future life, man must judge for himself between conflicting vague probabilities."What probabilities would you like to make happen?
    This Week's Agenda
    Welcome to 4th quarter!Students who have finished their task #4 work may have free choice time today.Store opens today.
    Brain Teaser todayGrades for Quarter 3 FinalizedFuture Cities Task #4 Due FridayUtopia Task #4 Due April 3rdCheck Edmodo and Blackboard for grade updates and notifications.
    Looking ahead to final presentations
    Week #10Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche said,"In the mountains of truth, you never climb in vain.Either you already reach a higher point today, or you exercise your strength in order to be able to climb higher tomorrow."
    What are you doing to reach a "higher point" today and tomorrow?
    This Week's Agenda
    Check Edmodo and Blackboard for grade updates and notifications.
    Congratulations! These people have earned free choice time for today:Jensen, Nick, Maggie, Maddy, Louisa, Kathy, Ellie, Olivia, Jonathan, Anne
    Sean Will C. Will S. & Alex
    Stickers for Geography StumperStore open on Friday for those who have their grade.Speech videos in your Novell network drive.Speech #4 Grades posted.Task #2 Revisions Graded.Task #3, #3A and #3B Revisions Graded.
    Last week of 3rd quarterProject tasks through Task #3/#3B will go on this quarter's grades.
    Speech #4 will be on Monday and Tuesday in class.Peer Evaluation Links - Check your peer evaluation - are all your classmates' names correct, does your form work?
    Those with all assignments turned in, and who are earning an 89.5% or higher by Thursday's class, will have a free choice day on Friday.
    Week #9John F. Kennedy said,
    "The wave of the future is not the conquest of the world by a single dogmatic creed but the liberation of the diverse energies of free nations and free men."
    What do you think he meant by this?
    This Week's Agenda
    5 min Brain Teaser
    15 Minute Task 3 Essay Revision
    10 Minute Speech Prep - Speeches on Monday
    Task #3B Grades go in starting today - marked as missing on 3/66 school days before end of Quarter 3
    CHANGE: Speeches on Monday 3/9
    Week #7/#8Eleanor Roosevelt said, "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."What dreams are you working toward?
    This Week's AgendaBRAVES Wear Stickers - Show your BRAVES pride!Brain TeaserStore is Open for Last 10 Minutes - Plan Ahead!Grades are updated for Writing Pre-Test RevisionsGrades for 3A will be posted starting today.
    Goal Check Form
    A different view of goal tracking.
    Do you need to revise task #2? Check grades.Do you need to revise your writing pre-test? (3 revisions, grow at least 2 points, score a 26)Do you need to complete task #3A? (Edmodo & WPP)Do you need to complete and post task #3B? (Edmodo & WPP)Check Edmodo Planner
    PARCC Class Schedule
    Goal Check Form
    A different view of goal tracking.
    Do you need to revise task #2? Check grades.Do you need to revise your writing pre-test? (3 revisions, grow at least 2 points, score a 26)Do you need to complete task #3A? (Edmodo & WPP)Do you need to complete and post task #3B? (Edmodo & WPP)Check Edmodo PlannerGoal Check Form
    Grades for Task #2 are postedJoin our new edmodo course - all Discovery students together!!
    fk7b5y is join code or go here: https://edmo.do/j/ujvm5a
    Review extemporaneous speech videos.
    Working on current project tasks.
    Week #6Arnold Glasgow said, "The future is the past returning through another gate."What do you think he meant by that?
    This Week's AgendaExtemporaneous Speeches TodayHave you turned tasks into edmodo?Grades for Task #2 up next.
    Preparing for Unprepared Speeches
    WPP Prompts Linked to Project TasksFuture CitiesDiscovery 7 - Tasks 3A & 3BUtopiaDiscovery 7 - Utopias in HistoryDiscovery 7 - Utopia Literature Analysis
    Grade CheckWhat's Next in our Projects?Preparing for Unprepared SpeechesSpeech and Writing MeetingsWhat are you doing to improve in your goal areas - keep and track data.
    Week #5African Proverb
    "For tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today."
    How can preparation change the future?
    This Week's Agenda
    Fear of Failure, Flow, & What Video Games Can Teach Us About Learning
    PDFGeography Stumper #23 Stickers Awarded todayIf you have earned stickers for other activities, fill out the sticker earnings form.
    Turning in Project Tasks on Edmodo
    WPP Revision due TuesdayReview Your Speech VideoUpdate your Goal Sheet - Do you have a new speech goal?Speech #2
    Goal Update MeetingsSpeech #2
    Project - Task #2
    Week #4Eric Hoffer said,"In times of change, learners inherit the Earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists."What does this say about those who choose to stop learning?
    This Week's Agenda
    Future Cities Meeting at 8am - Clarifying and aligning understandings on Urban Planning.
    P1 - Mr. Kauffman's Visit Planning
    Goal Conversations - Speak with your parents about your goals (or theirs) by Friday.
    Writing Conferences
    Did you document your goal in your goal setting doc?
    Make at least one revision in your World Issues WPP Essay - Document and reflect on results
    Leadership Goal Conferences
    Did you choose something you can clearly measure?
    Projects in Context
    Do you know where to find the details of your task expectations?
    Are you clear on expectations and options in tasks?
    Are you ready to begin your second task?
    Practice your speech with a partner
    Let your partner know what your speech goal is.
    Use strategies to improve in your goal area as you practice
    Be confident that your practice is keeping you on track to meet your goal
    Refer to your rubric from your last speech (Google Drive)
    Due Friday:
    Revision of World Issues Writing Pre-Test in WPP due Friday
    Speech #2 Notes (Based on Task #1) Due Friday
    Logic Puzzle Brain Teaser - Due Friday (Optional)
    Week #3Alan Kay said~ "The best way to predict the future is to invent it."
    What do you think he meant by that statement?
    This Week's AgendaAre you showing your BRAVES Pride?Goal Email to ParentsGoal Setting: Save a copy of this document and fill it out.Make sure you have set 3 goals and defined strategies by end of class today.Speech & Writing MeetingsWork on your first task in your project of choice.Make second revision of essay by end of class Friday.Speech #2 next week. Topic: Task #1 and/or #2
    Store Open End of Class
    Earlier This WeekWork on your World Issues Essay. Post in 7th Grade WPP Online Course. Join code = 1556317Geography Stumper Stickers
    Week #2Steven Pinker said:"We will never have a perfect world, but its not romantic or naive to work towards a better one."How does this tie into our idea of Utopia?
    This Week's AgendaBrain Teaser - Word Winks - Sticker AwardsAre you showing your BRAVES pride?Speech Meetings
    World Issues - P1 | P6
    Speech Goal Setting - Oral Communication RubricWriting Pre-Test - Argument Writing Rubric
    New to Discovery? What do I need to know about you as a learner (Getting to Know You)?
    Independent WorkReview your speech video by end of class Thursday.Make a list of 10 world issues.Identify the next book you are going to read from this list.Work on your World Issues Essay. Post in 7th Grade WPP Online Course. Join code = 1556317Work on brain teaser or other sticker earning opportunities.
    Earlier this week:Defining our Learning Utopia -
    P1| P6SpeechesMake sure you have pulled up the Peer Evaluation Forms - is yours linked properly?Brain Teaser - Word TweeningScrabble Word FinderStickers for Geography StumperSpeech Film Review - Find 2-3 things you are doing well
    Your first speech video is in your school network drive. To access these from home, click here or follow the directions on this youtube video
    - just be sure to choose the correct link depending on whether
    you are at home ("access files from home")
    or at school ("access files from school").

    How to change your Indian Hill Network password.
    Week #1Albert Einstein said:"Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new."What do you think that says about learning?
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    MyStuff from School | MyStuff from Home Click "Proceed anyway" button - site can be trusted!
    Wikispaces + Edmodo + Google Drive = :)
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    Peer Evaluations
    Speeches
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    What Are We Doing in Discovery 7 This Week? Check Edmodo for updates and geography stumpers.
    Week #20 "I'm so glad we've had this time together." - Carol Burnett Reflect on your time in Discovery this year. Fill out a survey to let me know what we should keep and what we should change.
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    This Week's Agenda
    Check your grades. Are all revisions and assignments turned in?
    Final Presentations - P6
    Discovery Rewards Sticker Bingo Stickers for Geography Stumper
    Store Open - Spend or save your stickers!
    Discovery Course Evaluation Reflect on your time in Discovery this year. Fill out a survey to let me know what we should keep and what we should change.
    Summer Cerebral GoalsCommit to one brain exercise you will do throughout the summer to keep your gray matter in shape!
    Wednesday's Challenge Folder Archive - Keep your speeches! Rename your Discovery folder
    Week #18/#19
    "There's No Business Like Show Business." -Irving BerlinGood luck on final presentations!This Week's Agenda Reminder: I am out on Friday
    Working on revisions or on self-planned activities. If you were scheduled to give your presentation Thursday and you were not in class, you're up to present on Tuesday. MakerSpace
    Order of Operations:
    Finish preparations for final presentation, if you are giving it Thursday.
    Finish revisions of Discovery work
    Review your final presentation video
    Creating and Completing your own tasks - You must post your plan for Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday's class sessions today in this form.
    Stickers awarded for posting your activity plan, reviewing your final presentation film, and for knowing/defining the word of the day and using it in a sentence. Turn in your work to edmodo.
    Brain Teaser and stickers for geography stumper will happen on Thursday.
    Don't know what you want to do for your activity?
    Challenge me and/or your peers in chess through chesstime - Available as an app on iOS or Android.
    My username is ms given.
    You can also write a creative story (see edmodo for assignment) or create an infographic (see edmodo for assignment). Sort your feed by assignment to find these.
    Week #17
    Pierre Teilhard de Chardin said,
    "The future belongs to those who give the next generation reason for hope." Who in your own life gives you reason for hope? Why do you think hope is important to our future?
    Today's Plan
    Did you earn free choice time?
    Speeches?
    Did you complete your review of speech #5? Go to edmodo and turn in your the grade you think you earned based on specific observations and evidence.
    Did you complete your review of your February and April Extemporaneous speeches? Turn in your form to edmodo.
    Checking on Task #5 and #6
    This Week's Agenda
    Suggested Order of Operations
    Did you earn stickers Friday?
    Sign up for Extemporaneous #3
    Evaluate your growth on your extemporaneous speaking skills.
    See Edmodo for the assignment, evaluation sheet,
    and directions for accessing speeches.
    Finishing up task #6
    Working on final presentation
    Planning and carrying out optional activities.
    Finish Task 5/6
    Extemporaneous Speech Review and Eval
    Sign up for Extemporaneous #3
    Final Presentation - complete & sign up
    Plan and carry out optional activities
    Current Optional Assignments in Edmodo:
    Create your own InfoGraphic
    Write a creative narrative.
    Create your own task
    Choose one of the above when you finish your project.
    Week #16 The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.Sir Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)
    Will your imagination shape a better future for you and others?
    This Week's Agenda Friday's Plan Work on one or more of the following today: Evaluate your growth on your extemporaneous speaking skills. See Edmodo for the assignment, evaluation sheet, and directions for accessing speeches. Finishing up task #6 Working on final presentation Planning and carrying out optional activities.
    In Other News: Sticker Store Will Open Monday Send a selfie to me in Edmodo of your BRAVES wear for 3 stickers on Monday. Sign up for your next optional extemporaneous speech.
    Earlier This Week:
    Did you leave the room ready for the next class's learning?
    Extemporaneous Speeches
    Speech Peer Evaluation Links
    Working on Task #6 and Final Presentations
    Use your Goal Setting Doc or your Goal Progress Review
    to help you fill out Goal Reflection #2
    Current Optional Assignments in Edmodo:
    Create your own InfoGraphic
    Write a creative narrative.
    Create your own task
    Choose one of the above when you finish your project.
    Week #15 John S Harrington said:
    “Once again, this nation has said there are no dreams too large, no innovation unimaginable and no frontiers beyond our reach.”
    What frontiers will you explore?
    This Week's Agenda Brain Teaser in Edmodo - No Googling :)
    Extemporaneous Speeches today for yesterday's sign-up
    Sign up for Extemporaneous Speeches Sign Up for Final Presentation Date Check Edmodo for Sticker Opportunities Finishing up Task #6 Map Checks Starting Final Presentations - Go Visual - Use speaker notes Use your Goal Setting Doc or your Goal Progress Review to help you fill out Goal Reflection #2
    Week #14 Study the past, if you would divine the future.Confucius
    This Week's Agenda
    Help Jensen With Her Project - Bring in one or more items from this list
    Help Allen with his Discovery Project
    Brain Teaser
    Send your parents an email - Lexiles Write Ms. Given (kim.given@ih.k12.oh.us) and your parents an email: I am challenging myself to read more complex text. The last book I read was _. It has a Lexile score of _. The next book I will read is called . It has a Lexile score of _.
    Future Cities - Finishing up maps and paragraph Utopia - Planning your class task
    Speech Review - Look at speech #4 and #5 videos
    (see edmodo for assignment - due end of class Friday) What is your evidence for growth? What is your grade?
    10/10 - Performance significantly improved in two or more areas. 9/10 - Performance improved in one area 8/10 - Performance was steady 7/10 - Performance decreased
    Upcoming
    Goals - Where are you with yours?
    Lexile Level - What's the last good book you read?
    Creative Writing - Power of the Pen Prompt
    Week #13 Cesar Chavez said:
    “Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed. You cannot uneducate the person who has learned to read. You cannot humiliate the person who feels pride. You cannot oppress the people who are not afraid anymore.
    We have seen the future, and the future is ours.”
    What have you done to effect positive social change?
    This Week's Agenda
    Speeches & Independent Work Time Today Stickers and Store @ End of Class
    Future Cities - Map Water Source & Water Treatment | Residential Areas| Cultural Areas | Major Transportation Lines | Emergency Services | Commercial Buildings
    Utopia Turn in Task #4 | Working on Task #5 | Choose date to present Task #6
    Speeches Speech #5 - Know When Your Speech Is
    Speech Peer Evaluation Links
    Upcoming
    Goals - Where are you with yours?
    Lexile Level - What's the last good book you read?
    Creative Writing - Power of the Pen Prompt
    Week #12 Elaine Maxwell said,
    "My will shall shape the future. Whether I fail or succeed shall be no man's doing but my own.I am the force; I can clear any obstacle before me or I can be lost in the maze. My choice; my responsibility; win or lose, only I hold the key to my destiny."
    What will you do to ensure your true destiny becomes reality?
    This Week's Agenda
    Brain Teaser Friday: Discussion - How do economics work?Suggest other topics
    Clarifying 8th Grade Elective Choices
    Sign Up for your speech slot
    Future Cities Task #5 due April 10th (Have you turned in your task #4?) Utopia Task #4 due Friday Speeches on April 6th Update your speech forms - any changes you want to make? Can you get to your results?
    Friday: Discussion - How do economics work? Suggest other topics
    Week #11 Charles Robert Darwinsaid, "As for a future life, man must judge for himself between conflicting vague probabilities." What probabilities would you like to make happen?
    This Week's Agenda
    Welcome to 4th quarter! Students who have finished their task #4 work may have free choice time today. Store opens today.
    Brain Teaser today Grades for Quarter 3 Finalized Future Cities Task #4 Due Friday Utopia Task #4 Due April 3rd Check Edmodo and Blackboard for grade updates and notifications. Looking ahead to final presentations
    Week #10 Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche said,"In the mountains of truth, you never climb in vain.Either you already reach a higher point today, or you exercise your strength in order to be able to climb higher tomorrow."
    What are you doing to reach a "higher point" today and tomorrow?
    This Week's Agenda
    Check Edmodo and Blackboard for grade updates and notifications.
    Congratulations! These people have earned free choice time for today: Jensen, Nick, Maggie, Maddy, Louisa, Kathy, Ellie, Olivia, Jonathan, Anne
    Sean Will C. Will S. & Alex
    Stickers for Geography Stumper Store open on Friday for those who have their grade. Speech videos in your Novell network drive. Speech #4 Grades posted. Task #2 Revisions Graded. Task #3, #3A and #3B Revisions Graded.
    Last week of 3rd quarter Project tasks through Task #3/#3B will go on this quarter's grades.
    Speech #4 will be on Monday and Tuesday in class. Peer Evaluation Links - Check your peer evaluation - are all your classmates' names correct, does your form work?
    Those with all assignments turned in, and who are earning an 89.5% or higher by Thursday's class, will have a free choice day on Friday.
    Week #9 John F. Kennedy said,
    "The wave of the future is not the conquest of the world by a single dogmatic creed but the liberation of the diverse energies of free nations and free men."
    What do you think he meant by this?
    This Week's Agenda
    5 min Brain Teaser
    15 Minute Task 3 Essay Revision 10 Minute Speech Prep - Speeches on Monday
    Task #3B Grades go in starting today - marked as missing on 3/6 6 school days before end of Quarter 3
    CHANGE: Speeches on Monday 3/9
    Week #7/#8 Eleanor Roosevelt said, "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."What dreams are you working toward?
    This Week's Agenda BRAVES Wear Stickers - Show your BRAVES pride! Brain Teaser Store is Open for Last 10 Minutes - Plan Ahead! Grades are updated for Writing Pre-Test Revisions Grades for 3A will be posted starting today.
    Goal Check Form
    A different view of goal tracking.
    Do you need to revise task #2? Check grades.Do you need to revise your writing pre-test? (3 revisions, grow at least 2 points, score a 26)Do you need to complete task #3A? (Edmodo & WPP)Do you need to complete and post task #3B? (Edmodo & WPP)Check Edmodo Planner
    PARCC Class Schedule
    Goal Check Form
    A different view of goal tracking.
    Do you need to revise task #2? Check grades. Do you need to revise your writing pre-test? (3 revisions, grow at least 2 points, score a 26) Do you need to complete task #3A? (Edmodo & WPP) Do you need to complete and post task #3B? (Edmodo & WPP) Check Edmodo Planner Goal Check Form
    Grades for Task #2 are posted Join our new edmodo course - all Discovery students together!!
    fk7b5y is join code or go here: https://edmo.do/j/ujvm5a
    Review extemporaneous speech videos.
    Working on current project tasks.
    Week #6 Arnold Glasgow said,"The future is the past returning through another gate." What do you think he meant by that?
    This Week's Agenda Extemporaneous Speeches Today Have you turned tasks into edmodo? Grades for Task #2 up next.
    Preparing for Unprepared Speeches
    WPP Prompts Linked to Project Tasks Future Cities Discovery 7 - Tasks 3A & 3B Utopia Discovery 7 - Utopias in HistoryDiscovery 7 - Utopia Literature Analysis
    Grade Check What's Next in our Projects? Preparing for Unprepared Speeches Speech and Writing Meetings What are you doing to improve in your goal areas - keep and track data.
    Week #5 African Proverb
    "For tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today."
    How can preparation change the future?
    This Week's Agenda
    Fear of Failure, Flow, & What Video Games Can Teach Us About Learning
    PDF Geography Stumper #23 Stickers Awarded today If you have earned stickers for other activities, fill out the sticker earnings form.
    Turning in Project Tasks on Edmodo
    WPP Revision due Tuesday Review Your Speech Video Update your Goal Sheet - Do you have a new speech goal? Speech #2
    Goal Update MeetingsSpeech #2
    Project - Task #2
    Week #4
    Eric Hoffer said,"In times of change, learners inherit the Earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists."What does this say about those who choose to stop learning?
    This Week's Agenda
    Future Cities Meeting at 8am - Clarifying and aligning understandings on Urban Planning.
    P1 - Mr. Kauffman's Visit Planning
    Goal Conversations - Speak with your parents about your goals (or theirs) by Friday.
    Writing Conferences
    Did you document your goal in your goal setting doc?
    Make at least one revision in your World Issues WPP Essay - Document and reflect on results
    Leadership Goal Conferences
    Did you choose something you can clearly measure?
    Projects in Context
    Do you know where to find the details of your task expectations?
    Are you clear on expectations and options in tasks?
    Are you ready to begin your second task?
    Practice your speech with a partner
    Let your partner know what your speech goal is.
    Use strategies to improve in your goal area as you practice
    Be confident that your practice is keeping you on track to meet your goal
    Refer to your rubric from your last speech (Google Drive)
    Due Friday:
    Revision of World Issues Writing Pre-Test in WPP due Friday
    Speech #2 Notes (Based on Task #1) Due Friday
    Logic Puzzle Brain Teaser - Due Friday (Optional)
    Week #3 Alan Kay said~ "The best way to predict the future is to invent it."
    What do you think he meant by that statement?
    This Week's Agenda Are you showing your BRAVES Pride? Goal Email to Parents Goal Setting: Save a copy of this document and fill it out. Make sure you have set 3 goals and defined strategies by end of class today. Speech & Writing Meetings Work on your first task in your project of choice. Make second revision of essay by end of class Friday. Speech #2 next week. Topic: Task #1 and/or #2
    Store Open End of Class
    Earlier This Week Work on your World Issues Essay. Post in 7th Grade WPP Online Course. Join code = 1556317 Geography Stumper Stickers
    Week #2 Steven Pinker said: "We will never have a perfect world, but its not romantic or naive to work towards a better one." How does this tie into our idea of Utopia?
    This Week's Agenda Brain Teaser - Word Winks - Sticker Awards Are you showing your BRAVES pride? Speech Meetings
    World Issues - P1 | P6
    Speech Goal Setting - Oral Communication Rubric Writing Pre-Test - Argument Writing Rubric
    New to Discovery? What do I need to know about you as a learner (Getting to Know You)?
    Independent Work Review your speech video by end of class Thursday.Make a list of 10 world issues. Identify the next book you are going to read from this list. Work on your World Issues Essay. Post in 7th Grade WPP Online Course. Join code = 1556317 Work on brain teaser or other sticker earning opportunities.
    Earlier this week: Defining our Learning Utopia -
    P1| P6 Speeches Make sure you have pulled up the Peer Evaluation Forms - is yours linked properly? Brain Teaser - Word Tweening Scrabble Word Finder Stickers for Geography Stumper Speech Film Review - Find 2-3 things you are doing well
    Your first speech video is in your school network drive. To access these from home, click here or follow the directions on this youtube video
    - just be sure to choose the correct link depending on whether
    you are at home ("access files from home")
    or at school ("access files from school").
    How to change your Indian Hill Network password.
    Week #1 Albert Einstein said: "Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new." What do you think that says about learning?
    Your speeches of the past are in your school network drive. To access these from home, click here or follow the directions on this youtube video - just choose the link to "access files from home" rather than "access files from school".
    Today's Agenda:
    Defining our Learning Utopia - P1 | P6
    Are you wearing BRAVES colors?
    Sticker Store
    Brain Teaser - Word Tweening
    Futurology - Discussion & Speech Topics
    Speech Peer Evaluation Form Prep
    Speech Practice
    New to Discovery? What do I need to know about you as a learner (Getting to Know You)?
    Later this Week:
    Brain Teaser
    Sticker Store
    Speech Prep for Friday
    Earlier this week:
    Discovery 7 Overview
    Draw "learning".
    Discovery 7 Curriculum Calendar
    More Mental Models - Compare and Contrast
    Edmodo Account Check - Can you log in?
    Discovery Rewards
    Geography Stumper Stickers
    Speech Topic Choices & Speech Prep
    General Topics for Week #1
    Here is our syllabus for our class.
    This week we will be working on answering these questions:
    How should we treat one another in this class? Discovery Norms P1 P6
    What do I need to know about you as a learner (Getting to Know You)?
    What are future studies?
    How do experts make predictions and forecasts about the future?
    How can we use collaboration to work smarter?
    What tools & technologies help facilitate our individual and collaborative work?
    How should our work in Discovery be evaluated?
    What kinds of expectations and work will we have in this class?
    Project Options and Resources
    Our work this week will also include:
    Getting to Know You
    New Equations Analysis Test
    World Issues Assignment
    Goal Setting
    Ideas for Discovery
    We will be using edmodo to turn in and receive feedback on our work: http://www.edmodo.com/home - If you were a member of Discovery 6, log in with your old account. To join our edmodo class as a new student, go here. Course Code = rbyelm.
    DIY Model
    Bloom's Taxonomy
    Discovery Norms - Creating our learning Utopia
    Edmodo Tour
    Preparing for speeches - note cards and peer eval forms
    Speech Peer Evaluation Form - P1 | P6
    MAKE A COPY
    Remove your name from the list of evaluators
    Decide if you want to change any of the elements on which you will be evaluated.
    Decide on your scale and descriptors for performance.
    You must keep the comment box.
    Send out the link (click send form button, click and copy "link to share") in edmodo
    Discovery Rewards & Folders - BRAVES colors/spirit wear?
    World Issues Discussion
    http://www.facingthefuture.org/portals/0/global-issues/60_sec/
    http://www.facingthefuture.org/IssuesSolutions/TakeAction/tabid/124/Default.aspx#.UtfW8xCwJcQ
    WPPOnline - Course code = 4168200
    Discovery 7 - World Issues Writing Pre-Test
    Username = Student ID #/ Password = braves
    Later this week:
    Writing Pre-Test - World Issues
    Speeches - World Issue
    What are Future Studies?
    Class syllabus
    Curriculum Calendar
    Project Options and Resources
    New Equations Analysis Test
    Speech Peer Eval Form P1 P6
    Top 10 World Issues
    Additional connections
    Writing Levels Pre-Test
    7-15 sentences on a world issue or on connections between 2 to 3 issues
    World Issues Web Assignment
    Oral Communication Rubric
    Working on Speech #1
    Friday
    Open the page with peer evaluation links
    Open your speech notes
    If you want something projected, be sure to share it with me (kim.given@ih.k12.oh.us)
    SPEECHES!
    Thursday Plan
    Speech Work Time - 20 minutes
    What are future studies? - 10 minutes
    Speech Practice - 10 minutes
    Wednesday
    Top 10 World Issues Discussion - P1 | P6
    What are future studies?
    Speech Practice
    Have you done the geography stumpers, SAT word, and question of the day? You can earn 21 stickers a week if you do these activities!
    Friday Plan
    Speeches!
    Make sure you can access peer evaluation.
    Tuesday
    Speech on Friday - Speech Peer Evaluation Form - P1 | P6
    Top 10 World Issues - Share your list with one or two others - compare, contrast, edit your own as you see fit
    Work on speeches
    Monday
    Top 10 World Issues
    Speech on Friday - Speech Peer Evaluation Form - P1 | P6
    Topic is your choice (getting to know you, summer experience, first day of school, another awesome idea you might have)
    Peer Evaluation Form Creation
    What are future studies?
    How should we treat one another in this class? Discovery Norms P1P6
    World Issues Assignment
    Progress Check
    Have you finished
    Getting to Know You?
    Have you logged into edmodo?
    Have you finished
    New Equations Analysis Test?
    Have you done this week's Geography Stumper?
    Friday
    What do I need to know about you as a learner (Getting to Know You)?
    edmodo - http://www.edmodo.com/home -
    If you were a member of Discovery 6, log in with your old account.
    To join our edmodo class as a new student, go here.
    How should we treat one another in this class? Discovery Norms P1 P6
    Discovery Rewards
    Line Up Activity
    What are future studies?
    New Equations Analysis Test
    Welcome to Discovery 7Email Ms. Given - Kim.Given@ih.k12.oh.us
    Goal Setting | Future Studies Warm Up Activities | Project Options | Future Cities | Utopia | Science Fact or Fiction | Issue Study | Speeches || Discovery Blackboard | Edmodo | Diigo | Bubbl.us | Mindmeister | Google Tools | Progress Book | Stock Market Game | Archive
    Speech Peer Evaluation Links
    MyStuff from School | MyStuff from HomeClick "Proceed anyway" button - site can be trusted!
    What Are We Doing in Discovery 7 This Week?Check Edmodo for updates and geography stumpers.

    Week #17
    "There's No Business Like Show Business."-Irving Berlin
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    Check Edmodo for updates and geography stumpers.Wikispaces + Edmodo + Google Drive = :)
    Week #20"I'm so glad we've had this time together." - Carol BurnettReflect on your time in Discovery this year. Fill out#1
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    This Week's Agenda
    Check your grades. Are all revisions and assignments turned in?
    Discovery RewardsStore Open - Spend or save your stickers!Sticker Bingo
    Summer Cerebral Goals
    Commit to one brain exercise you will do throughout the summer to keep your gray matter in shape!
    Building Challenges
    Shark Tank - INVEST TODAY
    Results!
    Course Feedback & End of YearReflect on your time in Discovery this year. Fill out a survey to let me know what we should keep and what we should change.
    Folder Archival Process
    Schedule your activity presentations - optional
    Summer Cerebral GoalsCommit to one brain exercise you will do throughout the summer to keep your gray matter in shape!
    Building Challenges
    Week #18/#19
    "There's No Business Like Show Business." -Irving BerlinGood luck on final presentations!
    This Week's Agenda
    Reminder: I am out on Friday
    Brain TeaserSticker DeliveryPresentations?Plan for Friday?MakerSpace
    ORDER OF OPERATIONS
    Shark Tank - Fill in your invention stats
    Finish up Discovery project and revisions
    Review your final presentation video
    Creating and Completing your own tasks - You must post your plan for Wednesday and Friday's class sessions today in this form.
    Stickers awarded for filling out invention stats, posting your activity plan, reviewing your final presentation film, and for knowing/defining the word of the day and using it in a sentence. Turn in your work to edmodo.
    Final Presentations - What day are you scheduled?
    Finishing up tasks
    Brain Teaser and stickers for geography stumper will happen on Thursday.
    Don't know what you want to do for your activity?
    Challenge me and your peers in chess through chesstime - Available as an app on iOS or Android.
    My username is ms given.
    You can also write a creative story (see edmodo for assignment) or create an infographic (see edmodo for assignment). Sort your feed by assignments to find them.
    Week #17Bill Gates said,
    "Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose" What is he saying about failure?
    Today's Plan
    Are you eligible for free choice time today?
    Is your BRAVES Pride showing?
    Speeches?
    Did you complete your review of speech #5? Go to edmodo and turn in your the grade you think you earned based on specific observations and evidence.
    Did you complete your review of your February and April Extemporaneous speeches? Turn in your form to edmodo.
    Checking on #6
    This Week's Agenda
    Suggested Order of Operations
    Did you earn stickers Friday?
    Sign up for Extemporaneous #3
    Evaluate your growth on your extemporaneous speaking skills.
    See Edmodo for the assignment, evaluation sheet,
    and directions for accessing speeches.
    Finishing up task #6
    Working on final presentation
    Planning and carrying out optional activities.
    Finish Task 6
    Extemporaneous Speech Review and Eval
    Sign up for Extemporaneous #3
    Final Presentation - complete & sign up
    Plan and carry out optional activities
    Current Optional Assignments in Edmodo:
    Create your own InfoGraphic
    Write a creative narrative.
    Create your own task
    Choose one of the above when you finish your project.
    Week #16Steve Jobs said,
    "Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
    What will you need to do this week to promote innovation in your life?
    This Week's Agenda
    Friday's PlanWork on one of the following today:Evaluate your growth on your extemporaneous speaking skills. See Edmodo for the assignment, evaluation sheet, and directions for accessing speeches.
    Finishing up task #6Working on final presentationPlanning and carrying out optional activities.
    In Other News:Sticker Store Will Open MondaySend a selfie to me in Edmodo of your BRAVES wear for 3 stickers on Monday.
    Sign up for your next optional extemporaneous speech.
    Sticker Opportunity: Bring in an old newspaper or magazine so we can use them for Graham's lesson on Monday.
    Earlier This Week:
    Speech Peer Evaluation Links
    Working on Task #6 and Final PresentationsUse your
    Goal Setting Doc or your Goal Progress Review to help you fill out
    Goal Reflection #2
    Current Optional Assignments in Edmodo:
    Create your own InfoGraphic
    Write a creative narrative.
    Create a resource for Discovery - Find us new brainteasers, new resources or a new tool to learn with/from!
    Create your own task
    Choose one of the above when you finish your project.
    Week #15"Do not be discouraged by what you do not know — but be encouraged by what you can learn." — Unknown
    We need more quotes about innovation! Find us some!
    This Week's Agenda
    Extemporaneous Speeches Today Sign up for Extemporaneous Speeches
    Speech Peer Evaluation Links
    Quick Brainteaser in Edmodo - respond today!
    Sign Up for Final Presentation Date
    Finishing up Task #6Starting Final Presentations - Go Visual - Use speaker notesCheck Edmodo for Sticker Opportunities and Optional Projects
    Use your Goal Setting Doc or your Goal Progress Review to help you fill out
    Goal Reflection #2
    Have you turned in your Speech #5 Reflection (edmodo)?
    Did you send your parents and me a Lexile Level email?I am challenging myself to read more complex text.The last book I read was called _. It has a Lexile score of _.The next book I will read is called . It has a Lexile score of _.
    Next Week:
    Optional AssignmentsSummer Opportunities
    Week #14Bill Gates said:
    “Never before in history has innovation offered promise of so much to so many in so short a time.”
    Can you name some recent innovations?
    This Week's Agenda
    Brain Teaser
    Help Jensen With Her Project - Bring in one or more items from this list
    Help Allen with his Discovery ProjectSend your parents an email - LexilesWrite Ms. Given (kim.given@ih.k12.oh.us) and your parents an email:I am challenging myself to read more complex text. The last book I read was _. It has a Lexile score of _. The next book I will read is called . It has a Lexile score of _.
    Speech Do-Overs
    Finish up Speech #5Review your Speech FilmReview your Goals - Where are you in your progress?Lexile Levels - Are you challenging yourself in your reading?
    Speech Review - Look at speech #4 and #5 videos (see edmodo for assignment - due end of class Friday)What is your evidence for growth? What is your grade?
    10/10 - Performance significantly improved in two or more areas.9/10 - Performance improved in one area8/10 - Performance was steady7/10 - Performance decreased
    Week #13Johann Wolfgang von Goethesaid,"Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do."
    What do you think that says about learning and school?
    This Week's Agenda
    Speeches & Independent Project Work Today
    Stickers: Braves Wear, Bonus Activity, Brain Teasers, Geography Stumper
    Store opens for the last 10 minutes of class.
    Speech #5Know When Your Speech IsSpeech Peer Evaluation Links
    Invention GameStarting Your Budget
    Eye on the Prize Finishing up Last Self-Planned Learning Activity
    UpcomingGoals - Where are you with yours? Lexile Level - What's the last good book you read?Creative Writing - Power of the Pen Prompt
    Week #12Thomas Edison said,
    "Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration."
    How much effort are you willing to commit to make your ideas come to fruition?
    This Week's Agenda
    Brain Teaser TodayStore Open for last 15 minutes of classInvention Game - Task #5Eye on the Prize - Complete 3rd task by April 10thPrepared Speech on April 6thSign Up for your speech slot
    Week #11
    Thomas Edisonsaid,"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up."Perseverethrough your most challenging problems!
    This Week's Agenda
    Welcome to 4th quarter!Have you finished task #4 or your second planned activity? You have earned free choice time!Store opens for the last 15 minutes of class
    Eye on the Prize - Complete the second of your task #3 plans by FridayInvention Game - Complete tasks #4A and #4B by Friday.
    Looking ahead to final presentations
    Week #10Thomas Edison said,
    "To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk."
    What kind of "junk" most inspires you?
    This Week's Agenda
    Congratulations! These people have earned free choice time today:
    Carly, Audrey, Allen, Cate, Caroline, David, Ja1, Graham, Vandita, Nick R., Amitesh, Holly
    Saraus, Rami, John, Kevin
    All revisions graded and posted.You may submit additional revisions through 5PM Monday 3/16
    Speech videos in your Novell Network Drive
    Last week of 3rd quarter
    Those with all assignments turned in, and who are earning an 89.5% or higher by Thursday's class, will have a free choice day on Friday.
    Week #9Galileo Galilei said,"Doubt is the father of invention."How can doubt and necessity work together to create better inventions and inventors?
    This Week's Agenda
    5 min Brain Teaser
    15 Minute Task 3 Essay Revision10 Minute Speech Prep - Speeches on Monday
    Revisions for tasks #1 and task #2A graded.6 school days before end of Quarter 3Have you posted links to finished task #2 and task #3 work in edmodo?Drawing Check Today (Invention Game Task 3B)CHANGE: Speeches on Monday 3/9Work on revisions for task #3 and starting task #4
    Week #7/#8
    Thomas Edison said,"If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves."What are you capable of? Astound yourself...and others today!
    This Week's AgendaBRAVES Wear Stickers - Show your BRAVES pride!Brain TeaserStore is Open for Last 10 Minutes - Plan Ahead!Grades are updated for Writing Pre-Test Revisions
    PARCC Class Schedule
    Do you need to revise task #2? Check your grades.Do you need to revise your writing pre-test? At least 3 drafts, grow your score, earn at least a 26.Do you need to complete task #3A? Notes on Doodles site/Self-Planned Activity #1Do you need to complete task #3B? Invention Drawing/Ingredient List/Flowchart or Self-Planned Activity #2Are you ready for task #3C? Invention Description Persuasive Paragraph/Self-Planned Activity #3Goal Check Form
    Alternative to Goal Setting Template (please still complete the form link above)
    Speech #4 on Friday 3/6
    Task #1 will be listed as missing if not turned in today.Gillian's & Annie's Speech #2Gillian's Extemporaneous Speech
    Join our new edmodo course - all Discovery students together!! fk7b5y is join code or go here: https://edmo.do/j/ujvm5aRevised due dates.
    Finish up extemporaneous speeches.
    Working on current project tasks.
    Week #6
    Thomas Edison said,"Just because something didn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless."Can you think of any important inventions that now exist due to accidents or mistakes?
    This Week's AgendaExtemporaneous Speeches TodayPull up peer evaluation page
    Preparing for Unprepared Speeches
    Grade CheckWhat's Next in our Projects?Mini-Lesson - Invention GameTask #2D
    Speech and Writing MeetingsWhat are you doing to improve in your goal areas - keep and track data.
    Week #5
    Steve Jobs said,"Innovation is the ability to see change as an opportunity - not a threat "How do you view change?
    This Week's Agenda
    Fear of Failure, Flow, & What Video Games Can Teach Us About Learning - PDF Link
    Working on task #2.
    Store Open Today - Last 10 minutes of classIf you have earned stickers for other activities, fill out the sticker earnings form.
    Turning in Project Tasks on Edmodo
    WPP Revision due TuesdayReview Your Speech VideoSpeech #2
    Task Mini-LessonsGoal Update Meetings
    Next Week:How to prepare for an unprepared speech
    Week #4
    Platosaid,
    "Necessity is the mother of invention."
    What do you think he meant by that?
    This Week's Agenda
    Goal ConversationsWriting ConferencesLeadership Goal ConferencesProjects in ContextRevision of Writing Pre-Test in WPP due FridaySpeech #2 Notes Due FridayLogic Puzzle Brain Teaser - Due Friday
    Order of OperationsFinish Task #1Create Speech #2 (Task #1)Revise Writing Pre-test (Invention Essay)Brain Teaser
    Week #3Eric Hoffer said,
    "We are more ready to try the untried when what we do is inconsequential.Hence the fact that many inventions had their birth as toys." Can you think of an example of an invention that started out as a toy?
    This Week's Agenda
    Are you showing your BRAVES Pride?Goal Email to Parents
    Goal Setting: Save a copy of this document and fill it out.Make sure you have set 3 goals and defined strategies by end of class today.Speech & Writing MeetingsWork on your first task in your project of choice.Make second revision of essay by end of class Friday.Speech #2 next week. Topic: Task #1 and/or #2
    Store Open last 10 minutes of class.
    Goal Setting: Save a copy of this document and fill it out.
    Speech & Writing Goal Setting Meetings
    Invention Discussion Essay
    Use one of the questions and some student answers from our discussion.
    What is an invention?
    What is a discovery?
    How are inventions and discoveries different?
    Is art an invention or a discovery? Why?
    Make your case. Write at least 400 words. Post in Grade 6 Course - 3417646
    Project Choice - Work on first task.
    Week #2
    Charles Kettering said,
    "Inventing is a combination of brains and materials. The more brains you use, the less material you need."Do you agree? Why or why not?
    This Week's AgendaBrain Teaser - Word Winks & Sticker RewardsAre You Showing Your BRAVES Pride?Speech MeetingsStore open for last 10 minutes of class
    Defining our Learning Utopia - P3 | P4
    Invention DiscussionUse one of the questions and some student answers from our discussion.
    What is an invention?
    What is a discovery?
    How are inventions and discoveries different?
    Is art an invention or a discovery? Why?
    Make your case. Write at least 400 words.
    Project Choice
    Independent Work
    Invention Discussion Essay
    Review your speech video by end of class Thursday.
    Name 2 things you did well.Review your peer evaluations for your speech.
    Make any needed revisions on your speech peer eval form.
    Identify the next book you are going to read from this list.
    Review and choose your project. Start Task #1 of your project (check in with Ms. Given first).
    Earlier this week:Brain Teaser - Word Tweening - Due FridayScrabble Word FinderWork on Geography Stumpers or Brain Teaser.SpeechesMake sure you have pulled up the Peer Evaluation Forms - is yours linked properly?
    Speech Goal Setting - Oral Communication Rubric
    Writing Pre-Test - Argument Writing Rubric
    Wait for permission to begin this work: Use one of the questions and some student answers from our discussion.What is an invention?What is a discovery?How are inventions and discoveries different?Is art an invention or a discovery? Why?Make your case. Write at least 400 words.
    Your first speech video is in your school network drive.
    Step 1: Log into a school machine with your Novell username and password.
    Step 2: If your password is still your birthdate, change it.
    Step 3: Go to Start: Computer
    Step 4: Find your network U Drive (the one with your name on it)
    Step 5: Click on the drive to access your film file.
    To access these from home, click here or follow the directions on this youtube video
    - just be sure to choose the correct link depending on whether
    you are at home ("access files from home")
    or at school ("access files from school").
    How to change your Indian Hill Network password.

    Week #1
    Albert Einstein said:"Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new."What do you think that says about learning?
    Today's Agenda
    Defining our Learning Utopia - P3 | P4
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    Is your presentation ready? 1-3 minutes in lengthDid you turn in Getting to Know You?
    Friday's Speech - About me Photo Story - Online Presentation Tools or PPT
    To access these from home, click here or follow the directions on this youtube video
    - just be sure to choose the correct link depending on whether
    you are at home ("access files from home")
    or at school ("access files from school").
    How to change your Indian Hill Network password.

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