Monday, May 11, 2015

Lesson Plans for the Week of May 11, 2015 - May 17, 2015

Lesson Plans  for the Week of May 11, 2015 - May 17, 2015
Mr. Bish
Grade 6 STEM

Project Time:  Rescue Bots

Driving Question:

How do we as a corporation design, and execute a product that will be beneficial during and or after a natural disaster?

Monday, May 11, 2015  B- Day 

Monday Morning Meeting Protocol:

Team building activity - Pass the hope without breaking hands.

Guest Speaker- Mr. Anderson from NERIC - share job description, duties, education requirements and a demonstration of knowledge of computer technology.

Brainstorming Session- What skills do we need to conduct a successful interview. 

LESSON FOCUS:  Job interviews

Objectives- As a result of the lesson students will....

1.) Demonstrate interview skills in a mock job interview 
2.) Present their resume and give examples of qualifications make them good candidates for departments.

Lesson Overview: 

Students completed their resumes from the previous day. They will signup for an interview time with their desired department. Students will interview with teachers and demonstrate their knowledge about departments and present their qualifications. 

Evidence of Learning -  Students complete job interviews.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 C- Day
 How Deep is Deep?

1.)  Where is Mariana's Trench located?

2.) What causes Mariana's Trench to form?

Open Pit Mining

Why do we dig minerals out of the ground?

What is open pit mining? Describe the process.

From Fire to Land

What is a hot spot?

What is a plate?

Why did the hot spot under the pacific plate for a chain of islands instead of just one?

Evidence of Learning:
Students will complete three articles and answer questions.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 D- Day

Day One of Department Training :

Agenda for the Day

1. Launch Rescue Bots Project

2.. Department: Programmers

- Established departmental driving question.

Driving Question: How do we as programmers write, tests, change and finalize our code, so that our robot can perform its task for our presentation?

Team Contracts:  Signed and posted.

Established Rules and Expectations for programming department.

 Journal Entry #1

What is the STEM team’s Driving Question?  What steps are you going to take to make sure you answer this question?  What skills do you think you are going to have to use on a daily basis to make sure you answer this question?

Thursday, May 14, 2015 E- Day

Agenda: For Programming Department;

Review rules and expectations

Establish needs to know list - Students will generate questions to help learn and plan their programming.

Journal Reflection:

Journal Question #2

Look at your needs to  know list. Pick 3 to 4 questions that you want to answer. Explain why this question is important to answer and how it will help your corporation.

Friday, May 15, 2015 F- Day