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Students will be focusing on two chapters (six sections) pertaining to "Oceans." Everything from Ocean Composition and Waves and Tides, to Life in the Ocean and Ocean Pollution. Learning will be interactive with online, as well as, small group instruction.

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This unit takes students through fundamental foundations of music creation that is based in both western music notation as well as technology based composition practices. The scope of the unit covers essential musical knowledge used to create music as well as a bevy of online tools used to create, collaborate and publish music. 

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Peergrade is a platform that allows teachers to create assignments and upload rubrics. Students upload work and are anonymously assigned peer work to review according to the rubric.

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Newsela takes articles and current events from its partner news sources and modifies them so that students can read them more easily (options for different lexile levels). There also opportunities to assign to students and add questions. 

Classcraft is a website that teachers can use to "gamify"  their classroom content and behavior expectations. The design of the website is based on concepts from fantasy games and literature with character classes such as mage, healer, and warrior. Students get to choose which type of character they will have and what that character looks like. They are rewarded by their teacher for making progress or demonstrating good behavior with experience points (XP).

The blended Unit Plan is for Grade six social studies. The lesson allows students to research and learn in a variety of formats. 

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This unit is designed for students in the 6-8th grade range who are encountering algebra for the first time.  The content of this unit will produce students that are comfortable reading and writing algebraic expressions and equations, performing basic integer operations and finally, putting it all together to solve one-step algebraic equations.

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This unit emphasizes the diaspora of human history.

 

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The goal of this assignment is for students to write an editorial, either by themselves or with a partner. This topic will be something they are interested in or passionate about and hold a particular opinion that they wish to share with others. The learning cycle will focus on students exploring topics and finding one they hold an opinion about.

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 This lesson is about how groups in African Countries are using recycled materials to make art work as a response to the issue of waste and lack of job opportunities in their areas.

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