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Saturday, December 10, 2016

Dec. 10th, 2016 This week's work for online reading group

This week's critical reading passages

Work on page 5 to 8.

This week's vocabulary from Vocabulary Workshop
Level D unit 4

Practice till you think you master at least 80% of the words.
Choose definition, vocabulary sentences, synonyms or antonyms
but you don't need to do them all.
Send me your results through g-mail.

Intereting articles/links for this week for you to gain background knowledge

Eleanor Roosevelt's Life 

Native American Round Dance Music 

For some people, traditional American Indian music is associated with high penetrating vocals accompanied by a steady drumbeat. (from ACT grammar passage excerpt) 

Waila O'odham Music   ( 07-0-8 ACT grammar : The Music of the O'odham)

Many teens have trouble spotting fake news, but it's not as bad as it sounds 
from Christian Science Monitor

False, Misleading, Clickbait-y, and Satirical “News” Sources by Melissa Zimdars

For Advertisers, Fake News Is Not The Biggest Problem from NPR

Planet Earth II trailer

Planet Earth II continues

Grammar notes/links : 

The Ultimate Backseat Bookshelf : 100 Must-Reads for Kids 9 to 14

How Books Can Open Your Mind from TED Talk

Read Books, Live Longer ? from the New York Times

What is your take on that ? Write on the comment. 

Swarm Intelligence : "The Gathering Swarms" from Family (video) 

Cool Jobs : Paid to Dream  Science News for Students

Top 10 Jobs Titles Barely Existed Years Ago #infographic 

The Top Jobs In 10 Years Might Not be What You Expect  from Fast Company

Student Science 

The Little Prince  The Children's Classic Novella
Voted Best Book of the 20th Century in France

Try Something New for 30 Days Matt Cutts from TED talk  

Most frequently tested grammar rules and vocab. words. 

You Can Learn Anything from Khan Academy

It's happening NOW : The Future of Learning 

Science Fair ideas from Cogito  : See how the kids come up with their ideas/what problem they want to solve and what/how they did it.

Good reads 

10 Educational Channels from Youtube

The learning network form the NY Times 

Top 100 Inspirational Quotes from Forbes

Top 10 Skills We Wish Were Taught at School, But Usually Aren't 
from Lifehacker

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Dec. 3rd, 2016 This week's work for online reading group

This week's critical reading passages

Work on page 9 to 12.

This week's vocabulary from Vocabulary Workshop
Level D unit 3

Practice till you think you master at least 80% of the words.
Choose definition, vocabulary sentences, synonyms or antonyms
but you don't need to do them all.
Send me your results through g-mail.

Intereting articles for this week for you to gain background knowledge

Many teens have trouble spotting fake news, but it's not as bad as it sounds 
from Christian Science Monitor

False, Misleading, Clickbait-y, and Satirical “News” Sources by Melissa Zimdars

For Advertisers, Fake News Is Not The Biggest Problem from NPR

Planet Earth II trailer

Planet Earth II continues

Grammar notes/links : 

The Ultimate Backseat Bookshelf : 100 Must-Reads for Kids 9 to 14

How Books Can Open Your Mind from TED Talk

Read Books, Live Longer ? from the New York Times

What is your take on that ? Write on the comment. 

Swarm Intelligence : "The Gathering Swarms" from Family (video) 

Cool Jobs : Paid to Dream  Science News for Students

Top 10 Jobs Titles Barely Existed Years Ago #infographic 

The Top Jobs In 10 Years Might Not be What You Expect  from Fast Company

Student Science 

The Little Prince  The Children's Classic Novella
Voted Best Book of the 20th Century in France

Try Something New for 30 Days Matt Cutts from TED talk  

Most frequently tested grammar rules and vocab. words. 

You Can Learn Anything from Khan Academy

It's happening NOW : The Future of Learning 

Science Fair ideas from Cogito  : See how the kids come up with their ideas/what problem they want to solve and what/how they did it.

Good reads 

10 Educational Channels from Youtube

The learning network form the NY Times 

Top 100 Inspirational Quotes from Forbes

Top 10 Skills We Wish Were Taught at School, But Usually Aren't 
from Lifehacker

Friday, December 2, 2016

Some Great Children's Books to Share : Week Eleven



The Mysterious Benedict Society

Interest Level Grades 3 - 7 
Reading Level 
Grade level Equivalent: 6.3



The Bad Beginning: Or, Orphans! (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 1)

Interest Level Grades 6 - 8 
Reading Level 
Grade level Equivalent: 6.1

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