Week Three – Distance Learning

FRIDAY – April 17th

Read this document to help clear up any confusion you might have.

History of Pandemics – A Recap

Have a wonderful weekend!!

THURSDAY – April 16th

Study for your Africa countries test. Use the Africa by region map or use the complete Africa map Test Next Week!

Writing Assignment due Monday – Summary Paragraph – Pandemics This copy is for INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY – STUDENTS’ WORKING COPY IS IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM

Join Quia – Follow the directions to have access to quizzes and other learning activities.

Pod Meetings today with groups 4-6. Be prepared to share your Plague Pandemics paragraph.

The first three graded assignments will be entered as zeroes if not turned in by Friday.

1) Post a video to Flipgrid
2) Argumentative Paragraph – “Who” is responsible  for the plague pandemics – the rats, fleas, or merchant traders?
3) Present your findings in a one minute presentation to your peers. (if you did not present in your pod meeting, then posting this to Flipgrid knocks out assignment #1  8-))


WEDNESDAY – April 15th

Mid week announcements 

Activities

Review first two lessons
Introduce new assignment – Posted in Google Classroom.

Resources

History of Pandemics – Part III
History of Pandemics – Part II
History of Pandemics – Part I

TUESDAY – April 14th.

If you have submitted a video on the Flipgrid, go to Google Classroom and TURN IN the Flipgrid Assignment – but only if you have submitted a video and only if you want the easy A!!!

Study for your Africa countries test. Use the Africa by region map or use the complete Africa map Test Next Week!

Preview the assigned reading – Visualizing the History of Pandemics

Join Quia – Follow the directions to have access to quizzes and other learning activities. (only 23 of 130 have joined; only 3 spent time in posted activity)

Read this article before Wednesday. When looking at the timeline of pandemics, pay close attention to how many years there are between major outbreaks. When did they begin to become more frequent? Why do you think that is? Be prepared to discuss this during class Wednesday.

Pod Meetings Today #10-12 Five bonus points if you present in the pod meeting.

MONDAY – April 13th

The 9:00 a.m. session . today had some technical difficulties. View the announcements linked below to know what you need to complete and by when. I also recommend that you watch the video from session 2 if you want to see the presentation demo.

Week three announcements

Join Newsela – If you were previously joined to Newsela as “Test Class” you no longer have access and will need to rejoin using this link.

Join Quia – Follow the directions to have access to quizzes and other learning activities.

Activities Today

Announcements / navigation
History of Pandemics – Part I
History of Pandemics – Part II

Video: Viruses vs. Bacteria | What’s The Difference?

Video: Where do New (Novel) Viruses Come From?

Presentation Demo – see in recording linked above.

Preview the assigned reading – Visualizing the History of Pandemics

Read this article before Wednesday. When looking at the timeline of pandemics, pay close attention to how many years there are between major outbreaks. When did they begin to become more frequent? Why do you think that is? Be prepared to discuss this during class Wednesday.

 Paragraphs are due TODAY!

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