Reading & World Language

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WHAT ARE WE LEARNING THIS WEEK?

READING CLASSES

CURRENT LEARNING TARGETS...


I can identify important details to determine the topic of an article or infographic.

I can identify what the author wants us to learn from an article or infographic



Week of November 22


Our reading classes have started studying nonfiction. We are analyzing articles and infographic to identify the topics that show up again and again, recognize what is important vs. interesting, and identify what the author wants us to know about a topic. We will continue noticing these patterns and eventually will work on being able to write a clear, well-developed central idea statement with supporting details.




Homework:

Read for 20 minutes each night.

WORLD LANGUAGE CLASSES

Arabic


Week of November 22:


Students in the 6th grade did a great job creating their own dice game with the support from the digital learning support specialist. They created the game and played as a team together to practice the survival phrases in Arabic. Students weren’t only immersed in the Arabic language but were also immersed in Arabic culture. For instance, they made a presentation identifying three Arabic dishes and wrote their ingredients and their recipe for them. They also watched a movie called Aladdin in Arabic. They observed through the movie how the houses, the shops, the clothes of people and different things look in the Arab world and how it is different from American and other cultures. Students were also introduced to school supplies and did a great job creating the material in our making space in the school library with the support from the digital learning /IT technician and the librarian. They used different materials from the library, such as cardboard, colored pencils, popsicle sticks, glue sticks, straws, feathers and many more. They were very creative making the supplies as a team. It was a productive and fun two weeks that immersed the 6th grade students in Arabic language and Arabic culture.


Students in the 7th grade during the last two weeks immersed in Arabic culture through different ways. For instance, they watched a movie called Aladdin in Arabic. They observed through the movie how the houses, the shops, the clothes of people and different things look in the Arab world and how it is different from the American culture. Students also practiced the shapes in Arabic through different activities, such as: pictionary and describing an object to their team in Arabic by reviewing the shapes and the colors and other words and phrases from previous lessons that supported and helped them to be able to describe an object. Students also did a great job designing the clock in our making space in the school library. They were very creative making their own clock as a team with the support from the digital learning /IT technician and the librarian. They used different materials from the library, such as cardboard, colored pencils , popsicle sticks, glue sticks, straws, feathers and many more. It was a productive and fun two weeks that immersed the 7th grade students in Arabic language and Arabic culture.


Students in the 8th grade learned the body parts in Arabic through different activities, such as: pictionary, matching and writing worksheets. etc.. Students in the 8th grade watched “ Aladdin” movie in Arabic which allowed us to discuss their observations about the differences of the Arabic ambiance in the movie from the ambiance in the USA.. The 8th grade students were immersed in Arabic culture in the last two weeks by making different landmarks from different countries in the Arab world. They were very creative making the landmark in our makerspace in the library with the support from the digital learning /IT technician and the librarian. They used different materials from the library, such as cardboard , color pencils , popsicle sticks, glue sticks, straws, feathers and many more. They worked as a team in our making space in the school library.


Here are some pictures of what students made and created in the makerspace in the library from the 6th, 7th and 8th grades:

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Last updated: November 20, 2021