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*Farm Visits to the Family Harvest Farm (Pittsburg) for experiential learning: First group is going out this Thursday, 1/20. Drivers, please be here by 9:30am; we aim to be back by 12pm. We could use 1 more driver for this trip (must be able to take a minimum of 3 students). If you can drive, please let us know ASAP (school procedures apply for drivers, including Covid protocol). Make sure your student is dressed appropriately for working on a farm! The rest of the students will have a normal school day.
Thursday, January 20th from 9:30~12pm
Ahmad AliArzo KaifiChristian GargaroHannah RottierIan Cruz – Thank you for driving!Jojo PerezMakena RossMatthew NakayamaOmar SaucedoRylan Gates – Thank you for driving!Taylor LiangYasmeen SanchezZoe Dehlinger
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Weekly Work (additional assignments may be added by teachers)
Vocabulary #2: due Wednesday, quiz on Friday
Writing #1 (part 2): Part 2: Design a digital poster, video, presentation, brochure, or other informational piece that illustrates the prevalence of corn and soybeans in American diets. Be creative, informative and persuasive. Use the discussion and rubric we created in class to guide your work. Due Thursday
Writing #2 & 3: Investigative Role Cards due week #2, Food, and table displays on final week #3. Your group will set up your table on Thursday, Week #3, and teach information to others in the classroom. Pick a country from the What the World Eats book. Read the information on the family and the food from that country. #2 due Friday
Literature: Read assigned pages by Thursday; quiz on Friday
RJW#4: due on Friday
Math: Daily assignments, including classwork & homework. Assorted due dates, & assessments are usually on Fridays.
Science (Nutrition): In class activities & assignment – may have homework
Writer’s Workshop: Portfolio of writing assignments Due in April
Food, Inc Project: Students should be researching and putting together their project.
Passion Project: yearlong project with assorted benchmarks/due dates. Students are given an hour a week in class to work on this project. Ask what their focus is on. Ask your student how they are doing on the project!