Friday, January 24, 2020

Civil Rights Movement

Ms. Reyes CVBI @ Teachers College                           Parent/ Guardian signature:_______________
Student Name:______________________________     Class: W09

                                               

During the month of January we are diving into the many topics mentioned in Brown Girl dreaming. For this wee, we have focused on The Civil Rights Movement.



Who was one of the main leaders of the Civil Rights Movement?
                                                           

                               Mahatma Gandhi                                   

 

                                                             Martin Luther King Jr. 

                                                       


                                                                 Donald Trump

                                              

Jacqueline Woodson was born in __________________

(Circle the Correct answer and fill in the blank)

New York           or              Ohio


Level 2 (Fill in the blank)

 1960s    Brown Girl Dreaming    Jim Crow Laws   the Civil Rights Movement 


_________________________focuses on the experience of growing up as an African-American child during the ___________ and early 1970s, a period of intense energy and organization surrounding questions of race and racial justice. The 60s were a turning point for race in America thanks to ________________, which advocated for an end to _____________(laws that legalized segregation and racial discrimination) through nonviolent protest.


Level 3
Write a 5 sentence summary about the struggles Jacqueline Woodson mentions during the Civil Rights Movement.


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Monday, January 13, 2020

Figurative Language

Dear Parents,


We are continuing our unit on Brown Girl Dreaming! Since the text is written in verse, students are analyzing and identifying figurative language within the text.




                                                          Level 1: Circle the word that applies

                                                        Simie                   Metaphor                 Idiom

             

                             
     



Simie                   Metaphor                 Idiom

                                          
                                                                                     


Simie                   Metaphor                 Idiom






Level 2: Match the word to the definition


Simile                        A metaphor is a figure of speech that describes one thing as if it were another.


Metaphor:          A simile is  a figure of speech that compares two things using “like” or “as”

Idiom:                                               An idiom is a word or phrase that is not taken literally.


                                       Level 3: Define each vocabulary (Figurative language) word


Metaphor: _________________________________________________________________________________

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Simile: __________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________

Idiom: ___________________________________________________________________________

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Friday, January 3, 2020

Intro to Brown Girl Dreaming




                                                   Happy New Year Parents!

Dear Parents, for the Month of January we are reading the Text Brown Girl Dreaming, which is an autobiography. At this early stage of the book, students are getting familiarized with the author's background by answering questions through textual evidence.



Brown Girl Dreaming is an autobiographical story of author Jacqueline Woodson's childhood, written in verse. Jacqueline is born in Columbus, Ohio in 1963 to Jack Woodson and Mary Ann Irby. She has an older brother Hope and an older sister Odella. A year after Jacqueline's birth, her parents separate, she and her siblings move to their mother's parents' home in Greenville, South Carolina. The children are left with their grandparents as their mother explores New York, they are forced to become Jehovah's Witnesses like their grandmother.Eventually, Jacqueline's mother finds a place for the family in New York, she moves the children there. Jacqueline and her siblings feel out of place due to their Southern accents and upbringing, they must adapt to having another sibling, named Roman. The older children return to South Carolina in the summers, while Roman spends much of his early life in the hospital due to ingesting lead paint. Jacqueline learns to love New York and enjoys attending school and spending time with her best friend, a Puerto Rican girl named Maria.



Read the information Above

Level 1 (Circle the correct answer)

1. What type of Text is Brown Girl Dreaming?

Biography       or   Autobiography      

2. Who is the author of the book?

Maria       or           Jacqueline 

3.  Jacqueline was born in?

New York  or Ohio 


Level 2 (Fill in the blank)


Jacqueline learns to love_ ___________________and enjoys attending school and spending time with her best friend, a Puerto Rican girl named Maria.


Brown Girl Dreaming is an __________________ story of author Jacqueline Woodson's childhood,



The children are left with their grandparents as their mother explores __________________. 



Level 3 (Answer the Following questions)


1.Who is the author's best friend?




2. How many siblings the author has?




3. Where was the author born?



4. Why did Jacqueline and her siblings struggle in New York?












Monday, November 25, 2019

ELA: Writing through Poetry

Greetings Parents,

During the Month of November we have been reading the text, The Lord of the Flies. We have been focusing on the themes of Community vs. Individualism  and Savagery vs. Civilization. With this in mind, students have a task of writing a poem that represents their environment and how it shapes them.




Level 3

Choose a topic: Diversity, Community, Freedom  
      

Topic: _______________________

  1. How does your topic affect you?

  1. Why did you choose this topic?

  1. What can you do to change it?

  1. How did this topic shape you positively?

  1. How did this topic shape you negatively?


Level 2
Choose a topic: Diversity, Community, Freedom  

Topic: ________________________

1. Why did you choose this topic?

2. How does this topic affect you positively?

3. How does this topic affect you negatively ?


Level 1
Choose a topic: Diversity, Community, Freedom,  

1. I chose this topic because _______________________.


2. This topic affected positively because ___________________.


3. This topic affected negatively because _____________________.
      








Thursday, October 24, 2019

Graphing Inequalities

Dear parents, during the month of October Students have been reading the text The Great Gatsby and learning about Inequalities!


Level 1


 Level 2
 Level 3



Tuesday, October 22, 2019

ELA H.W for October 23rd, 2019 Analyzing The Great Gatsby!

Dear parents, our students have been analyzing the text, The Great Gatsby and learning about the different themes and scenes discussed in the book. In the pictures below, select a scene or theme discussed in the book.

Level 2: circle a theme and write a paragraph about it!
https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1Zqpi215LnRhYEbh5hVOWC7d0x3fUixIq

Level 3: circle a scene and write a paragraph about it!

https://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=1M8o1PtIHY5a2JLNBcrEJ31xjd4B54o9R

Inequalities

Dear Parents,

During the month of October we have been analyzing the text, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Students have been learning about wealth inequalities in the text in connection  to math and the real world.


Example:



Step 1:Separate the variable from the numbers

Hint: When the number is right next to the variable it means multiplication, therefore you must do the opposite which is Division

3x < 27 (27 /3 = 9)
3    3

Step 2: Whenever you divide the symbol flips.

Answer: x > 9

Level 2 =1 and 2
Level 3 =3 and 4


  1. 10x > 20    2. X+6<66

3. 20x < 120   4.  4X+33 12




Civil Rights Movement

Ms. Reyes CVBI @ Teachers College                           Parent/ Guardian signature:_______________ Student Name:_______________________...