FRMS Elective and Foundations

[Weekly Course Agenda & News April 27th - May 1st}

Welcome!

Please review the class specific information and agendas below to prepare for the week ahead. Electives classes are listed below in alphabetic order by course name. Class plans are subject to change based on students' needs. Should you have any questions regarding assignments, please email the classroom teacher.


Parents & Guardians:

Please note that some elective courses vary in length, depending on students' needs, grade level and course structure.

App. Design - Mr. Norton

Email: ryannorton@usd475.org


Monday

  • Lesson 6: Digital Relationships and Respect
    • This lesson discusses the problem of cyberbullying, including the activities that constitute cyberbullying, its consequences, and tips and strategies for intervening and putting an end to cyberbullying behaviors.

Tuesday

  • Lesson 6: Digital Relationships and Respect
    • This lesson discusses the problem of cyberbullying, including the activities that constitute cyberbullying, its consequences, and tips and strategies for intervening and putting an end to cyberbullying behaviors.

Wednesday

  • Typing.com Lesson U, R, and K Keys
    • The students will (TSW) demonstrate the six essential techniques that will facilitate good keyboarding skills.
    • TSW complete typing lessons to gain speed and accuracy.

Thursday

  • Typing.com Lesson U, R, and K Keys
    • The students will (TSW) demonstrate the six essential techniques that will facilitate good keyboarding skills.
    • TSW complete typing lessons to gain speed and accuracy.

Friday

  • Weekly Reflection

Art - Mrs. Coughlin

Email: catherinecoughlin@usd475.org

2 Pt Perspective Dream Tree house Project

Monday: Hanging Ladders, Pitched Roof, Bridges, Siding

Tuesday- Wednesday: Tree

Thursday-Friday: Adding Color to Dream Treehouse

Art Exploration- Mrs. Coughlin

Email: catherinecoughlin@usd475.org

Focus Element of Art: Value

Monday: Video & Quiz

Tuesday: Tutorial Video: How to Create a Value Scale

Wednesday: Optical Illusion/Animorphic Art

Thursday and Friday: Animorphic Art Project

Automation and Robotics - Mrs. Hall

Email: melissahall@usd475.org


1. Why is brainstorming, research, and testing important when creating, modifying, or improving a design solution?

2. What are the steps of the design process?


Monday-Continue Construction

Tuesday-Continue Construction

Wednesday-Continue Construction -Bring Prototype to Live (Wednesday/Thursday)

Thursday-Finalize Toy/Prepare Presentation

Friday-Prepare Presentation-Submit Presentation

AVID 6 - Mrs. Brandmahl

Email: shellibrandmahl@usd475.org


Monday – Focused Notes

Tuesday – Write CSG

Wednesday –Tutorials

Thursday – Day Off

Friday – Fun Friday

AVID 7 - Mrs. Brandmahl

Email: shellibrandmahl@usd475.org


Monday – Focused Notes

Tuesday – Write CSG

Wednesday – Day Off

Thursday – Tutorials

Friday – Fun Friday

AVID 8 - Mrs. Brandmahl and Mrs. Gonzalez

Email: shellibrandmahl@usd475.org


Monday - Focused Notes

Tuesday – Write CSG

Wednesday – Tutorials

Thursday – Day Off

Friday – Fun Friday


Email: elainegonzalez@usd475.org


AVID

Monday: Note taking format

Tuesday: Write CSG

Wednesday: CSG’s Groups

Thursday: Day off



Friday: Turn in Note taking format assignment.

Band

Email: annaschlesener@usd475.org


6th grade: 2 playing check ins, 1 theory assignment, 1 Vocab assignment

7th grade: 2 playing check in, 1 Theory assignment, 1 TOE #7 Quiz

8th grade: 1 playing check in, 1 Theory Quiz, 1 Vocabulary assignment


Please make sure you are attending the LIVE sessions, many times I am doing the work on the screen with you and then you submit it after we do all the questions together!

Shout out to the 6th grade woodwinds class, they have had perfect attendance the last 3 sessions!


If you have any questions please email me AFTER reading the directions. If you are having a hard time submitting videos please contact 717-4357, that is the district technology help line.

If you do not have your book go to www.jwpepper.com and get one ordered.

If you need reeds or oils go to www.wwbw.com and get those items ordered as well.

If you are moving during this quarantine time, PLEASE email me or Ms. Cole so we can arrange to get school owned instruments back.


andreyacole@usd475.org

Choir/Guitars - Mrs. Rourke

Email: ryanrourke@usd475.org


Guitars

Monday- Live Chat from 10:40-10:55- Practice Book Examples on Schoology

Tuesday- Practice Book examples on Schoology

Wednesday- Practice and Record yourself playing one of the book examples on Schoology/ Live Chat from 10:40-10:55

Thursday-Work on your song of choice for the Youtube Star Project

Friday- Upload progress on your song of choice to Flipgrid (This will be your graded homework assignment)


Red Choir

Monday- Look at materials for upcoming week, begin work on Flipgrid activity

Tuesday- Live Chat from 10:00-10:15/ Work on Flipgrid activity and submit to Flipgrid “Comment DONE” on schoology when you have

Wednesday- Look over Vocal Health Article

Thursday- Live Chat from 10:00-10:15 (Kahoot over vocal health article)/ Read Vocal Health Article and begin worksheet

Friday- Finish and submit vocal health article (This will be your graded homework assignment for the week)


White Choir

Monday- Look at materials for upcoming week, begin work on Flipgrid activity

Tuesday- Live Chat from 10:00-10:15/ Work on Flipgrid activity and submit to Flipgrid “Comment DONE” on schoology when you have

Wednesday- Look over Vocal Health Article

Thursday- Live Chat from 10:00-10:15 (Kahoot over vocal health article)/ Read Vocal Health Article and begin worksheet

Friday- Finish and submit vocal health article (This will be your graded homework assignment for the week)


Blue Choir

Monday- Look at materials for upcoming week, begin work on Flipgrid activity

Tuesday- Live Chat from 10:00-10:15/ Work on Flipgrid activity and submit to Flipgrid “Comment DONE” on schoology when you have

Wednesday- Look over Vocal Health Article

Thursday- Live Chat from 10:00-10:15 (Kahoot over vocal health article)/ Read Vocal Health Article and begin worksheet

Friday- Finish and submit vocal health article (This will be your graded homework assignment for the week)

CSIM - Computer Science Innovators & Makers - Mr. Norton

Email: ryannorton@usd475.org


Monday

  • Lesson 6: Digital Relationships and Respect
    • This lesson discusses the problem of cyberbullying, including the activities that constitute cyberbullying, its consequences, and tips and strategies for intervening and putting an end to cyberbullying behaviors.

Tuesday

  • Lesson 6: Digital Relationships and Respect
    • This lesson discusses the problem of cyberbullying, including the activities that constitute cyberbullying, its consequences, and tips and strategies for intervening and putting an end to cyberbullying behaviors.

Wednesday

  • Typing.com Lesson U, R, and K Keys
    • The students will (TSW) demonstrate the six essential techniques that will facilitate good keyboarding skills.
    • TSW complete typing lessons to gain speed and accuracy.

Thursday

  • Typing.com Lesson U, R, and K Keys
    • The students will (TSW) demonstrate the six essential techniques that will facilitate good keyboarding skills.
    • TSW complete typing lessons to gain speed and accuracy.

Friday

  • Weekly Reflection

Design and Modeling - Mrs. Hall

Email: melissahall@usd475.org


1. What is cryptography?

2. How can cryptography help you protect sensitive information?


Monday-Introduction to Cryptography

Tuesday-Crypto Club/Caesar Ciphers

Wednesday-Crypto Club/Figure Out the Key

Thursday-Crypto Club/Letter Frequency

Friday-Cryptography Comics-Reflection

ELL - Mrs. Yenni

Email LeslieYenni@usd475.org


ELL Endeavors:

Unit 4: Plastic Pollution: Should Plastic be Free or Cost a Fee?

Monday: “Bye-Bye Bags and Bottles: This Woman Lives Plastic Free” Issues pages 45-47

Tuesday: Text LIVE discussion; Homework: page 97 Key Ideas and Details

Wednesday: Beach Sculptures video, submit on discussion board your favorite and tell why you like it. (20%)

Thursday: LIVE – Student Writing Model homework: turn in page 99

Friday: complete any unfinished work


ELL Tutorial:

Unit 7: Cities of the Future

Monday: ; Cities of the World video

Tuesday: LIVE class discussion on living in a big city; homework Discussion board: If you could live in any city of the world, which one would you choose and why?

Wednesday: What Areas of the World are growing the fastest? Page 101 Check For Understanding (20%)

Thursday: LIVE discussion- Advantages to living in a big city; Homework: Trio page 102

Friday: complete any unfinished work

Every Day Teen Skills - Mrs. McConnell

Email: marymcconnell@usd475.org


6th Grade

Monday- Career interest quiz

Tuesday- Career worksheet

Wednesday- Career information sheet

Thursday- Career PPT

Friday- Career PPT


All directions and information is located in Schoology under the current weeks folder.


7/8th Grade

Monday- Color Wheel/Color Schemes PPT

Tuesday- Color Wheel at home

Wednesday- Elements of Design PPT

Thursday- Style Quiz and Discussion Board

Friday- Catch up day


All directions and information is located in Schoology under the current weeks folder.


Independent Study

All Week- Dream Home Project- Create the home layout/floor plan.


All directions and information is located in Schoology under the current weeks folder.

EXPL Computer- Mr. Norton

Email: ryannorton@usd475.org


Monday

  • Lesson 6: Digital Relationships and Respect
    • This lesson discusses the problem of cyberbullying, including the activities that constitute cyberbullying, its consequences, and tips and strategies for intervening and putting an end to cyberbullying behaviors.

Tuesday

  • Lesson 6: Digital Relationships and Respect
    • This lesson discusses the problem of cyberbullying, including the activities that constitute cyberbullying, its consequences, and tips and strategies for intervening and putting an end to cyberbullying behaviors.

Wednesday

  • Typing.com Lesson U, R, and K Keys
    • The students will (TSW) demonstrate the six essential techniques that will facilitate good keyboarding skills.
    • TSW complete typing lessons to gain speed and accuracy.

Thursday

  • Typing.com Lesson U, R, and K Keys
    • The students will (TSW) demonstrate the six essential techniques that will facilitate good keyboarding skills.
    • TSW complete typing lessons to gain speed and accuracy.

Friday

  • Weekly Reflection

Foundational ELA

Ms. Smith rolindasmith@usd475.org


In SCHOOLOGY Foundational English Language Arts A-1st Hour

Recorded Lesson—Unit 9 The Missing Bug” 202; Foundational Skills Reader 1: “Robin’s Trip to China”; Foundational Skills Reader 2: “Mule and the Deep Well”; CLOSE READ “The Two Frogs” 207-211 iReady Reading: Describe Parts of a Story RL.2.5; LANGUAGE 212 Shades of Meaning; UNIT 9 Review “Farmer Bill’s Carrot” 213-214; Fluency Check

.LIVE CLASS: Monday, April 27 and Wednesday, April 29 10:00-10:15 AM Team Building Questions; Drawing Conclusion Skill Builder; Compound Sentences Skill Builder; Questions about the assignments

Assignments are posted on Friday, April 24 at 3:00 PM . Continue to work on assignments which you have not completed. Check Schoology for messages about needed corrections.


In SCHOOLOGY Foundational English Language Arts B-6th Hour

Recorded Lessons: “How the Camel Got Her Hump” 214; Foundational Skills Reader : “The Smartest Cat” 215-216; CLOSE READ “Coyote and Turtle” “Mr. Rabbit and Mr. Fox”217-220; LANGUAGE 222 Shades of Meaning; iReady Reading: Describe Parts of a Story RL.2.5; Fluency Check

Recorded Lesson on Literature Passages ULIVE CLASS: Tuesday, April 28 and Thursday, April 30 10:20-10:35 AM Team Building Questions; Drawing Conclusion Skill Builder; Compound Sentences Skill Builder; Questions about the assignments

Assignments are posted on Friday, April 24 at 3:00PM. Continue to work on assignments which you have not completed. Check Schoology for messages about needed corrections.


Ms. Irvine michelleirvine@usd475.org



Be sure to use Schoology to access our LIVE class time Monday and Wednesday 10:00-10:15AM!

Monday/Tuesday

Journal; Prefix Builder; Unit 7 Assessment

iReady- NONE THIS WEEK! YAY

Wednesday – Friday

Prefix and Language Practice/Assignment

All work DUE by Sunday, May 3 at Midnight!


Mr. Walsh jasonwalsh@usd475.org


Monday- Missing work check and Narrative Story Outline Review

Tuesday- Narrative Story check for paragraph structure

Wednesday- Narrative Story check for grammar & punctuation

Thursday- Complete Narrative Story

Friday- Check Narrative Story with Rubric


Mrs. Lockhart lorilockhart@usd475.org


Monday: Read “Clean and Dirty Vegetables” go over chart

Tuesday: Finish reading, Answer questions, Discuss how the chart adds to the text

Wednesday: Discuss Graphics in a story. Read “Blue Whale”

Thursday and Friday: Finish reading “Blue Whale” and tell how the graphic adds to the text

Foundational Math

Mrs. Story danettestory@usd475.org



Monday – Dividing Fractions

Tuesday – Dividing Fractions Continued

Wednesday – Fractions on a Number Line

Thursday – Placing Fractions on a Number Line

Friday – Assessment – Equivalent Fractions, Dividing Fractions, Placing Fractions on a Number Line


Mrs. Nelson: tinanelson@usd475.org


Monday: Discussion Board

Tuesday and Wednesday: Lesson 9 video and Schoology assignment

Thursday: Lesson 10 video and Schoology assignment

Friday: Review of multiplication and division facts


Mrs. Garner samanthagarner@usd475.org

Monday/Tuesday: Live Class/Video

Wednesday/Thursday: Live Class/Video

Friday: Work on weekly assignment due Tuesday, May 5th, 2020.

Introduction to Computer Sciences


Monday

  • Lesson 6: Digital Relationships and Respect
    • This lesson discusses the problem of cyberbullying, including the activities that constitute cyberbullying, its consequences, and tips and strategies for intervening and putting an end to cyberbullying behaviors.

Tuesday

  • Lesson 6: Digital Relationships and Respect
    • This lesson discusses the problem of cyberbullying, including the activities that constitute cyberbullying, its consequences, and tips and strategies for intervening and putting an end to cyberbullying behaviors.

Wednesday

  • Typing.com Lesson U, R, and K Keys
    • The students will (TSW) demonstrate the six essential techniques that will facilitate good keyboarding skills.
    • TSW complete typing lessons to gain speed and accuracy.

Thursday

  • Typing.com Lesson U, R, and K Keys
    • The students will (TSW) demonstrate the six essential techniques that will facilitate good keyboarding skills.
    • TSW complete typing lessons to gain speed and accuracy.

Friday

  • Weekly Reflection

Language! - Ms. Smith

Ms. Smith rolindasmith@usd475.org


In SCHOOLOGY LIT LAB Language! C- 2nd Hour

Recorded Lesson: UNIT 16: Step 3: Vocabulary and Morphology: Analogies and Past Participles Step 4: Grammar and Usage: Plural and Possessive Nouns,; Adjectives of the Same Kind—Step 5: “ Tony Hawk Extreme Athlete” (eReader) Comprehension Questions; Content Mastery of Steps 3 and 4

Practice SKILLS: Language! VocabJourney Sortegories: UNIT 16: Categorize It and Grammar Sort

LIVE CLASS: Monday, April 27 and Wednesday, April 29 10:20-10:35 AM; Team Building; Phonemic Awareness Practice; Questions about the assignments

Assignments are posted on Friday, April 24 at 3:00 PM. Continue to work on assignments which you have not completed. Check Schoology for messages about needed corrections.


In SCHOOLOGY LIT LAB Language! B- 4th Hour

Recorded Lessons: Unit 11: Step 3: Vocabulary and Morphology: Word Meanings; Nouns-Singular and Plural Possessives Step 4: Grammar and Usage—Verb Forms and Compound Sentences

Practice in SCHOOLOGY and Language! VocabJourney Sortegories UNIT 11: Relate It and Grammar Sort; LIVE CLASS: Tuesday, April 28 and Thursday, April 30 10:00-10:15 AM; Team Building; Phonemic Awareness and Phonics-skills on blends and clusters, and long vowel sounds; Questions about the assignments

Assignments are posted on Friday, April 24 at 3:00PM. Continue to work on assignments which you have not completed. Check Schoology for messages about needed corrections.

Language! - Mrs. Schwartz

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Math Strategies 6th/7th Grade - Mrs. Ricard

Email: pamelaricard@usd475.org


6th Grade-2nd Hour

Monday- Surface Area of Rectangular Prism

Wednesday- Surface Area of Rectangular Prism


7th Grade -3rd Hour

Monday- Mean Absolute Deviation

Wednesday- Mean Absolute Deviation


7th Grade-4th and 6th Hour

Tuesday- Mean Absolute Deviation

Thursday- Mean Absolute Deviation

Math Strategies 6th/8th Grade - Mrs. Johnson

Email: jeanjohnson@usd475.org


6th Grade

Topics: Area of composite shapes (combining rectangles and triangles)

Links and materials for class will be in Schoology.

Assignments will be in Freckle.

8th Grade

Topics: Pythagorean Theorem

Links and materials for class will be in Schoology.

Assignments will be in Freckle.

Orchestra - Ms. Conrade

Email: amandaconrade@usd475.org


2nd hour Red Orchestra:

Monday: Dotted Half Note & Ties vs. Slurs Live Class @ 10:20

Tuesday: Dotted Half Note & Ties vs. Slurs Checkpoint

Wednesday: Practice #86-91 in Essential Elements book Live Class @ 10:20

Thursday: Record & Upload #89 in Essential Elements book

Friday: All assignments for the week are due @ 2:00pm


White Orchestra:

Monday: Eighth Notes & Rests & Dotted Quarter Notes Live Class @10:40

Tuesday: Note Names, Note & Rest Values Quiz

Wednesday: Practice #134-139 in Habits book Live Class @ 10:40

Thursday: Record & Upload #136 in Habits book

Friday: All assignments for the week are due @ 2:00pm


6th hour Red Orchestra:

Monday: Eighth Notes & Rests & Dotted Quarter Notes

Tuesday: Note Names, Note & Rest Values Quiz Live Class @ 10:20

Wednesday: Practice #183-188 in Essential Elements book

Thursday: Record & Upload one from #183-188 in Essential Elements book Live

Class @ 10:20

Friday: All assignments for the week are due @ 2:00pm


Blue Orchestra:

Monday: Accidentals, Whole vs. Half Step, & Enharmonics

Tuesday: Book 1 Quiz Live Class @ 10:40

Wednesday: Practice #265-269 in Habits book

Thursday: Record & Upload one from #265-269 in Habits book Live Class @ 10:40

Friday: All assignments for the week are due @ 2:00pm

PE

Mrs. Hayden joanhayden@usd475.org


The Physical Education Department will be focusing on the following areas of fitness for the week:

Monday ---Cardio/Footwork

Tuesday---Muscular Strength

Wednesday---Core

Thursday---High Intensity Interval Training

Friday’s Activity---Self selected workout

  • Students should expect to complete 15-25 minutes of physical activity EACH day.
  • At the conclusion of each week, students will submit a graded reflection about the entire week’s workout.

***Activities done outside of the student's home - Students should have parental permission and follow social distancing guidelines of no closer than 6ft from other individuals ***


Mr. Micheel matthewmicheel@usd475.org


The Physical Education Department will be focusing on the following areas of fitness for the week:

Monday ---Cardio/Footwork

Tuesday---Muscular Strength

Wednesday---Core

Thursday---High Intensity Interval Training

Friday’s Activity---Self selected workout

  • Students should expect to complete 15-25 minutes of physical activity EACH day.
  • At the conclusion of each week, students will submit a graded reflection about the entire week’s workout.

***Activities done outside of the student's home - Students should have parental permission and follow social distancing guidelines of no closer than 6ft from other individuals ***


Mr. Miller aaronmiller@usd475.org


The Physical Education Department will be focusing on the following areas of fitness for the week:

Monday ---Cardio/Footwork

Tuesday---Muscular Strength

Wednesday---Core

Thursday---High Intensity Interval Training

Friday’s Activity---Self selected workout

  • Students should expect to complete 15-25 minutes of physical activity EACH day.
  • At the conclusion of each week, students will submit a graded reflection about the entire week’s workout.

***Activities done outside of the student's home - Students should have parental permission and follow social distancing guidelines of no closer than 6ft from other individuals ***

Spanish - Ms. Gonzalez

Email: elainegonzalez@usd475.org


Spanish

**For this week students will be investigating a Spanish speaking country. Each day will be something different.

lunes: Facts about Costa Rica

martes: Costa Rica’s Nature

miércoles: People & Culture

jueves: Costa Rica Webquest

viernes: Costa Rica Webquest

STEM Lab

Mrs. Hall melissahall@usd475.org



7/8 STEM


1. What is cryptography?

2. How can cryptography help you protect sensitive information?


Monday-Introduction to Cryptography

Tuesday-Crypto Club/Caesar Ciphers

Wednesday-Crypto Club/Figure Out the Key

Thursday-Crypto Club/Letter Frequency

Friday-Cryptography Comics-Reflection


6th Grade STEM


1. What is cryptography?

2. How can cryptography help you protect sensitive information?


Monday-Introduction to Cryptography

Tuesday-Crypto Club/Caesar Ciphers

Wednesday-Crypto Club/Figure Out the Key

Thursday-Crypto Club/Letter Frequency

Friday-Cryptography Comics-Reflection