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5th Grade

5th Grade
Quarter 2 Project

Assignment: Complete a mini-research project to help prepare you for ASA 3rd Quarter Presentations.
* Create MLA formatted source cards (2-3 sources minimum)
* Create MLA formatted note cards (15-20 minimum)
* Compile research into an essay outline
* Write a rough draft and final draft using the information from your note cards
* Create a visual to help you give a presentation to the class (NO READING FROM YOUR ESSAY)
*Deliver a 2-3 minute presentation to the class
*Be prepared to answer questions about your topic

Materials for class: 

  • Each student will need a folder to keep all research materials in. 

Due Date:

Source Cards & Note Cards - December 6th

Research Paper Draft - December 9th

Presentation Speaking Points - December 13th

Presentations in Class - December 14th-19th

Research Paper (Final Draft) - December 20th


































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Q2 Student Objectives

posted Nov 19, 2010, 9:49 AM by street@goasa.org

Through this unit students will continue to build on skills developed during the first quarter. To help students prepare for third quarter presentations they will learn the basic steps of completing a research project that includes: a written paper, a visual and, short presentation. Students will learn how to manage your time and how to break larger projects into manageable tasks.

 

They will be evaluated on many objectives in this unit including Participation, Process, and Content. The performance on these objectives will be reported on the second quarter checklist.

Participation Objectives

 

Students will:

  • Be prepared – Have your materials and homework for class.
  • Be respectful – Treat others as you wish to be treated.
  • Be engaged – Participate in class discussions, activities and lessons.

 

Life Skills Process Objectives

 

Students will

-       Set goals, devise a plan to follow those goals and will evaluate their progress

-       Organize and manage their binder and planner

-       Reflect on what you have learned in each class and communicate with parents/guardians

 

Life Skills Content Objectives

 

Students will:

-       Organize and sequence the various steps involved in the presentation process

-       Identify and utilize key words searches to help you establish basic knowledge about your research topic

-       Generate research questions, find and utilize various sources to support your research

-       Follow the writing process to complete a basic essay based on your research

-       Develop a 2-3 minute presentation with a visual based on their topic of your research

 

Participation Objectives and Process Objectives are assessed regularly throughout the year. The specific Content Objectives will only be assessed during this quarter.

Quarter 1 Student Objectives

posted Aug 27, 2010, 7:53 AM by street@goasa.org

It is vital for students to explore and develop a strong understanding of self. Students need to develop self-esteem, display self-control, strive for success and learn to appreciate differences in others. This unit will help you to see the impact you can have on others and society as a whole. This unit gives you the tools needed to make good choices and become more responsible including; how to utilize and understand effective study techniques and how they impact the learning process. You will develop a personalized learning plan and apply specific learning strategies in order to be successful with instructional materials, study habits and coping skills.

 

You will be evaluated on many objectives in this unit including Participation, Process, and Content. Your performance on these objectives will be reported on the first quarter checklist.

 

Participation Objectives

 

Students will:

  • Be prepared
  • Be respectful
  • Be engaged

 

Life Skills Process Objectives

 

Students will

-       Recognize their learning modalities and how modifications can be used to increase their learning experience

-       Identify and utilize various organization tools and strategies for learning/studying to increase their learning/success

-       Recognize their personal learning style/MI, identify strengths, develop and implement a learning plan (study skills, homework, note taking, preparing for tests)

 

Life Skills Content Objectives

 

Students will:

-       Discuss various aspects of verbal/non-verbal communication and utilizing various forms of communication to enhance productivity and relationships.

-       Students will set goals, devise a plan to follow those goals and will evaluate their progress.

-       Define and measure success 

-       Identify and utilize various organization tools and strategies for learning/studying to increase learning/success.

-       Develop personal strengths that lead to success and demonstrate an understanding of the unique dimensions of success through writing, verbal presentations, and creative projects

-       Understand that every decision has a consequence and that they are responsible for achieving their goals

-       Explore various aspects of perception.

 

Participation Objectives and Process Objectives are assessed regularly throughout the year. The specific Content Objectives will only be assessed during this quarter.

 

Life Skills Vocabulary

 

abstract 

A concept or idea that is difficult to understand, the opposite of concrete

analytical

Thinking about something by separating it into parts or steps

auditory

A learning style that prefers to listen, speak and is easily distracted by noise

concrete

A concept that is factual and specific

intellectual

Brain or mental activity that is academically focused (not emotional)

intuitive

Based on your feeling, often referred to as your “gut” feeling, a sense of knowing something without being told.

kinesthetic

A learning style that prefers to learn by doing it themselves and likes to be moving

logical

Think that is focused on accurate facts or truth without emotion

rational

Using logic to think about and solve a problem

spontaneous

Thoughts or actions that are unplanned, impulsive

visual

A learning style that prefers to watch or observe and likes to see directions, graphs, charts and pictures.

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