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Middle School Remote Learning Schedule

Effective Monday, May 4, 2020

                                                     MS Schedule_5_4_2020

 

STUDENTS - PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL SEVERAL TIMES A DAY.  NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS AND ASSIGNMENTS GET PUSHED OUT TO YOUR EMAIL (Not just for me but your other teachers as well)

IF YOU OR YOUR PARENT / GUARDIAN ARE GOING TO EMAIL ME, PLEASE INCLUDE THE STUDENT NAME AND DAY - PERIOD  IN THE SUBJECT LINE!!

I HAVE BEEN KEEPING MY MEETINGS OPEN DURING YOUR CLASS PERIOD, JUST IN CASE YOU ARE IN NEED OF ANY HELP.   PLEASE JUST CLICK THE LINK AT THE TOP OF YOUR GOOGLE CLASSROOM PAGE TO ENTER THE MEETING.    THE LINK WILL NOT BE ACTIVE, (MEANING YOU WON'T SEE IT), UNTIL JUST BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED CLASS TIME STARTS.   OUTSIDE OF THAT TIME, YOU CAN EMAIL ME AND WE CAN SET UP A TIME TO DO A GOOGLE MEET.

  

ASSIGNMENTS: Please log in to Google Classroom for additional details on assignments.

 

I AM CURRENTLY GRADING ALL ASSIGNMENTS - PLEASE BE PATIENT!!

 

    Week #13 (June 15 - 17)

 

 Monday, June 15, 2020 (Day 1)

8th - (Period 1)

6th/7th - (Periods 2 & 3)

 

Sorry this has been such a crazy year for all of us!!!  I wish you all a wonderful summer - you've earned it!!!  

Best of Luck Next year!!

 

Please Pop into the class to say bye!!

 Mr P

  

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 (Day 1)

   6th/7th - (Period 7 & 8)

  8th - (Period 9)

Sorry this has been such a crazy year for all of us!!!  I wish you all a wonderful summer - you've earned it!!!  

Best of Luck Next year!!

 Please Pop into the class to say bye!!

 Mr P

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Week #12 (June 8 - 12)

 Monday, June 8, 2020 (Day 1)

      6th/7th - (Periods 2 & 3)

  • BELOW ARE ALL OF THE LESSONS YOU SHOULD HAVE COMPLETED UP TO THIS POINT:   

  • 1.Watch the video in Lesson 1
    2. Skip lessons 2 & 3
    3. Complete ALL OF LESSON 4 - Programming with Angry Birds (4.1 - 4.11)
    4. Complete ALL OF LESSON 5 Debugging in Maze (5.1 - 5.10)
    5. Complete ALL OF LESSON 6 - Collecting Treasure with Laurel (6.1 - 6.13)
    6. Complete ALL OF LESSON 7 - Creating Art with Code (7.1 - 7.10)
    7. Complete ALL OF LESSON 10 - Loops with Rey and BB-8 (10.1 - 10.14)
    8. Complete ALL OF LESSON 11 - Harvesting Crops with Loops (11.1 - 11.13)
    9. Complete ALL OF LESSON 12 - Looking Ahead with Minecraft (12.1 - 12.14)
    10. Complete ALL OF LESSON 13 Sticker Art with Loops (13.1 - 13.9)
    11. Watch video in Lesson 14 - The Big Event
    12. Complete ALL OF LESSON 15 - Building a Flappy Game (15.1 - 15.11)  

Any lessons not completed, will receive a grade of "0"

This week's Assignment:                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Lesson 18 - End of Course Project.  18.1 - 18.7   This will count as a Summative Project Grade.     In this assignment, you will create your own game from scratch, (background, sounds, characters, game rules etc...) using the rubric which can be found in the Google Classroom assignment as a guide.     FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS AND USE THE RUBRIC IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM TO GUIDE YOU.        ONCE YOUR GAME IS COMPLETED - Play your game and test it out and ask yourself the following questions - Did you compare it to the rubric and does it meet all of the requirements?  Does it make sense? Can you win the game?  Did you meet the coding requirements? When completed be sure to "Turn in" your project in Google Classroom. YOU DO NOT NEED TO UPLOAD OR ATTACH ANYTHING WHEN TURNING IN YOUR PROJECT. WHEN YOU TURN IN YOUR PROJECT, I WILL GET AN ALERT, THEN I WILL KNOW THAT YOU ARE READY FOR ME TO GRADE IT.

After you have tested the game to be sure that it meets the requirements, you can then share it your phone as well as any friends' or family members as well.

8th - (Period 1)  CONGRATULATIONS!!! - At this point, we are done all of our code.org work.   You should have completed all of the lessons in code.org listed below.   *********ANY ASSIGNMENTS NOT COMPLETED WILL RECEIVE A "0" WHICH WILL SEVERELY IMPACT YOUR GRADE.

BELOW ARE ALL OF THE ASSIGNMENTS THAT SHOULD HAVE BEEN COMPLETED IN CODE.ORG UP TO THIS POINT.

COURSE C
1.Watch the video in Lesson 1
2. Skip lessons 2 & 3
3. Complete ALL OF LESSON 4 - Programming with Angry Birds (4.1 - 4.11)
4. Complete ALL OF LESSON 5 Debugging in Maze (5.1 - 5.10)
5. Complete ALL OF LESSON 6 - Collecting Treasure with Laurel (6.1 - 6.13)
6. Complete ALL OF LESSON 7 - Creating Art with Code (7.1 - 7.10)
7. Complete ALL OF LESSON 10 - Loops with Rey and BB-8 (10.1 - 10.14)
8. Complete ALL OF LESSON 11 - Harvesting Crops with Loops (11.1 - 11.13)
9. Complete ALL OF LESSON 12 - Looking Ahead with Minecraft (12.1 - 12.14)
10. Complete ALL OF LESSON 13 - Sticker Art with Loops (13.1 - 13.9)
11. View video in Lesson 14 & COMPLETE ALL OF LESSON 15 - Build a Flappy Game (15.1 - 15.11)
12. Complete ALL OF LESSON 16 - Chase Game with Events (16.1 - 16.12)
13. View video in Lesson 17 & COMPLETE ALL OF LESSON 18 - End of Course Project (18.1 - 18.7)
Course C Lesson 18 Fix your game and compare it to the rubric. I was grading these projects and I found many mistakes. Please refer to the rubric which I included in Google Classroom. Play your game and test it out and ask yourself the following questions - Does it make sense? Can you win the game? Did you compare it to the rubric.? Did you meet the coding requirements? When completed be sure to "Turn in" your project in Google Classroom. YOU DO NOT NEED TO UPLOAD OR ATTACH ANYTHING WHEN TURNING IN YOUR PROJECT. WHEN YOU TURN IN YOUR PROJECT, I WILL GET AN ALERT, THEN I WILL KNOW THAT YOU ARE READY FOR ME TO GRADE IT.

******************* COURSE D
14. Complete ALL OF LESSON 6 - Build A Star Wars Game (6.1 - 6.10)
15. Complete ALL OF LESSON 9 - Nested Loops in Maze (9.1 - 9.13)
16. Complete ALL OF LESSON 11 - If / Else With Bee (11.1 - 11.13)
17. Complete ALL OF LESSON 12 - While Loops in Farmer (12.1 - 12.13)
18. Complete ALL OF LESSON 13 - Until Loops in Maze (13.1 - 13.11)
19. Complete ALL OF LESSON 14 - Harvesting with Conditionals (14.1 - 14.11)                                                                                                                                      20. COURSE D   -LESSON 15 - WATCH VIDEO                                                                                                                                                                                                       21. LESSON 16  (16.1 - 16.11)   Binary Images with Artist

TODAY'S ASSIGNMENT:       

For the remainder of the year, we will be concentrating on Flight.                                                                                                                                                                 After watching the attached videos in Google Classroom, please click the link to take you into Geo FS.   Once their, please configure your controls and begin flying.   YOUR GOAL IS TO TAKE OFF FROM THIS AIRPORT, STAY IN THE TRAFFIC PATTERN, AND LAND AGAIN ON THE SAME RUNWAY.

 

    Tuesday, June 9, 2020 (Day 1) 

  • 6th/7th - (Periods 7 & 8)   - 

    • BELOW ARE ALL OF THE LESSONS YOU SHOULD HAVE COMPLETED UP TO THIS POINT:   

    • 1.Watch the video in Lesson 1
      2. Skip lessons 2 & 3
      3. Complete ALL OF LESSON 4 - Programming with Angry Birds (4.1 - 4.11)
      4. Complete ALL OF LESSON 5 Debugging in Maze (5.1 - 5.10)
      5. Complete ALL OF LESSON 6 - Collecting Treasure with Laurel (6.1 - 6.13)
      6. Complete ALL OF LESSON 7 - Creating Art with Code (7.1 - 7.10)
      7. Complete ALL OF LESSON 10 - Loops with Rey and BB-8 (10.1 - 10.14)
      8. Complete ALL OF LESSON 11 - Harvesting Crops with Loops (11.1 - 11.13)
      9. Complete ALL OF LESSON 12 - Looking Ahead with Minecraft (12.1 - 12.14)
      10. Complete ALL OF LESSON 13 Sticker Art with Loops (13.1 - 13.9)
      11. Watch video in Lesson 14 - The Big Event
      12. Complete ALL OF LESSON 15 - Building a Flappy Game (15.1 - 15.11)  

    Any lessons not completed, will receive a grade of "0"

    This week's Assignment:                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Lesson 18 - End of Course Project.  18.1 - 18.7   This will count as a Summative Project Grade.     In this assignment, you will create your own game from scratch, (background, sounds, characters, game rules etc...) using the attached rubric in the assignment as a guide.     FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS AND USE THE RUBRIC IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM TO GUIDE YOU.        

    ONCE YOUR GAME IS COMPLETED - Play your game and test it out and ask yourself the following questions - Does it make sense? Can you win the game? Did you compare it to the rubric.? Did you meet the coding requirements? When completed be sure to "Turn in" your project in Google Classroom. YOU DO NOT NEED TO UPLOAD OR ATTACH ANYTHING WHEN TURNING IN YOUR PROJECT. WHEN YOU TURN IN YOUR PROJECT, I WILL GET AN ALERT, THEN I WILL KNOW THAT YOU ARE READY FOR ME TO GRADE IT.

    After you have tested the game to be sure that it meets the requirements, you can then share it your phone as well as any friends' or family members as well.

  • 8th - (Period 9)  

    CONGRATULATIONS!!! - At this point, we are done all of our code.org work.   You should have completed all of the lessons in code.org listed below.   *********ANY ASSIGNMENTS NOT COMPLETED WILL RECEIVE A "0" WHICH WILL SEVERELY IMPACT YOUR GRADE.

    BELOW ARE ALL OF THE ASSIGNMENTS THAT SHOULD HAVE BEEN COMPLETED IN CODE.ORG UP TO THIS POINT.

    COURSE C
    1.Watch the video in Lesson 1
    2. Skip lessons 2 & 3
    3. Complete ALL OF LESSON 4 - Programming with Angry Birds (4.1 - 4.11)
    4. Complete ALL OF LESSON 5 Debugging in Maze (5.1 - 5.10)
    5. Complete ALL OF LESSON 6 - Collecting Treasure with Laurel (6.1 - 6.13)
    6. Complete ALL OF LESSON 7 - Creating Art with Code (7.1 - 7.10)
    7. Complete ALL OF LESSON 10 - Loops with Rey and BB-8 (10.1 - 10.14)
    8. Complete ALL OF LESSON 11 - Harvesting Crops with Loops (11.1 - 11.13)
    9. Complete ALL OF LESSON 12 - Looking Ahead with Minecraft (12.1 - 12.14)
    10. Complete ALL OF LESSON 13 - Sticker Art with Loops (13.1 - 13.9)
    11. View video in Lesson 14 & COMPLETE ALL OF LESSON 15 - Build a Flappy Game (15.1 - 15.11)
    12. Complete ALL OF LESSON 16 - Chase Game with Events (16.1 - 16.12)
    13. View video in Lesson 17 & COMPLETE ALL OF LESSON 18 - End of Course Project (18.1 - 18.7)
    Course C Lesson 18 Fix your game and compare it to the rubric. I was grading these projects and I found many mistakes. Please refer to the rubric which I included in Google Classroom. Play your game and test it out and ask yourself the following questions - Does it make sense? Can you win the game? Did you compare it to the rubric.? Did you meet the coding requirements? When completed be sure to "Turn in" your project in Google Classroom. YOU DO NOT NEED TO UPLOAD OR ATTACH ANYTHING WHEN TURNING IN YOUR PROJECT. WHEN YOU TURN IN YOUR PROJECT, I WILL GET AN ALERT, THEN I WILL KNOW THAT YOU ARE READY FOR ME TO GRADE IT.

    ******************* COURSE D
    14. Complete ALL OF LESSON 6 - Build A Star Wars Game (6.1 - 6.10)
    15. Complete ALL OF LESSON 9 - Nested Loops in Maze (9.1 - 9.13)
    16. Complete ALL OF LESSON 11 - If / Else With Bee (11.1 - 11.13)
    17. Complete ALL OF LESSON 12 - While Loops in Farmer (12.1 - 12.13)
    18. Complete ALL OF LESSON 13 - Until Loops in Maze (13.1 - 13.11)
    19. Complete ALL OF LESSON 14 - Harvesting with Conditionals (14.1 - 14.11)                                                                                                                                    20. COURSE D   -LESSON 15 - WATCH VIDEO                                                                                                                                                                                              21. LESSON 16  (16.1 - 16.11)   Binary Images with Artist

    TODAY'S ASSIGNMENT:       

    For the remainder of the year, we will be concentrating on Flight.                                                                                                                                                             

    TODAY'S ASSIGNMENT:       

    For the remainder of the year, we will be concentrating on Flight.                                                                                                                                                                 After watching the attached videos in Google Classroom, please click the link to take you into Geo FS.   Once their, please configure your controls and begin flying.   YOUR GOAL IS TO TAKE OFF FROM THIS AIRPORT, STAY IN THE TRAFFIC PATTERN, AND LAND AGAIN ON THE SAME RUNWAY.

     

 

 Wednesday, June 10, 2020 (Day 2) 

  6th/7th - (Periods 2 & 3)   - 

  • BELOW ARE ALL OF THE LESSONS YOU SHOULD HAVE COMPLETED UP TO THIS POINT:   

  • 1.Watch the video in Lesson 1
    2. Skip lessons 2 & 3
    3. Complete ALL OF LESSON 4 - Programming with Angry Birds (4.1 - 4.11)
    4. Complete ALL OF LESSON 5 Debugging in Maze (5.1 - 5.10)
    5. Complete ALL OF LESSON 6 - Collecting Treasure with Laurel (6.1 - 6.13)
    6. Complete ALL OF LESSON 7 - Creating Art with Code (7.1 - 7.10)
    7. Complete ALL OF LESSON 10 - Loops with Rey and BB-8 (10.1 - 10.14)
    8. Complete ALL OF LESSON 11 - Harvesting Crops with Loops (11.1 - 11.13)
    9. Complete ALL OF LESSON 12 - Looking Ahead with Minecraft (12.1 - 12.14)
    10. Complete ALL OF LESSON 13 Sticker Art with Loops (13.1 - 13.9)
    11. Watch video in Lesson 14 - The Big Event
    12. Complete ALL OF LESSON 15 - Building a Flappy Game (15.1 - 15.11)                                                                                                                                                  13. WATCH VIDEO IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM         COMPLETE LESSON 18 - END OF COURSE PROJECT.

  • ALL WORK IS TO BE DUE JUNE 12TH    Any lessons not completed, will receive a grade of "0"

This week's Assignment:                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Lesson 18 - End of Course Project.  18.1 - 18.7   This will count as a Summative Project Grade.     In this assignment, you will create your own game from scratch, (background, sounds, characters, game rules etc...) using the attached rubric in the assignment as a guide.     FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS AND USE THE RUBRIC IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM TO GUIDE YOU.        

ONCE YOUR GAME IS COMPLETED - Play your game and test it out and ask yourself the following questions - Does it make sense? Can you win the game? Did you compare it to the rubric.? Did you meet the coding requirements? When completed be sure to "Turn in" your project in Google Classroom. YOU DO NOT NEED TO UPLOAD OR ATTACH ANYTHING WHEN TURNING IN YOUR PROJECT. WHEN YOU TURN IN YOUR PROJECT, I WILL GET AN ALERT, THEN I WILL KNOW THAT YOU ARE READY FOR ME TO GRADE IT.

After you have tested the game to be sure that it meets the requirements, you can then share it your phone as well as any friends' or family members as well.

8th - (Period 1)   WATCH VIDEO IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM  

      GO BACK AND COMPARE YOUR COURSE C LESSON 18 END OF COURSE PROJECT TO THE RUBRIC.

 

 Thursday, June 11, 2020 (Day 2) 

6th/7th - (Periods 7 & 8)   - 

  • BELOW ARE ALL OF THE LESSONS YOU SHOULD HAVE COMPLETED UP TO THIS POINT:   

  • 1.Watch the video in Lesson 1
    2. Skip lessons 2 & 3
    3. Complete ALL OF LESSON 4 - Programming with Angry Birds (4.1 - 4.11)
    4. Complete ALL OF LESSON 5 Debugging in Maze (5.1 - 5.10)
    5. Complete ALL OF LESSON 6 - Collecting Treasure with Laurel (6.1 - 6.13)
    6. Complete ALL OF LESSON 7 - Creating Art with Code (7.1 - 7.10)
    7. Complete ALL OF LESSON 10 - Loops with Rey and BB-8 (10.1 - 10.14)
    8. Complete ALL OF LESSON 11 - Harvesting Crops with Loops (11.1 - 11.13)
    9. Complete ALL OF LESSON 12 - Looking Ahead with Minecraft (12.1 - 12.14)
    10. Complete ALL OF LESSON 13 Sticker Art with Loops (13.1 - 13.9)
    11. Watch video in Lesson 14 - The Big Event
    12. Complete ALL OF LESSON 15 - Building a Flappy Game (15.1 - 15.11)                                                                                                                                                 13. WATCH VIDEO IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM         COMPLETE LESSON 18 - END OF COURSE PROJECT. 

Any lessons not completed, will receive a grade of "0"

This week's Assignment:                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Lesson 18 - End of Course Project.  18.1 - 18.7   This will count as a Summative Project Grade.     In this assignment, you will create your own game from scratch, (background, sounds, characters, game rules etc...) using the attached rubric in the assignment as a guide.     FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS AND USE THE RUBRIC IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM TO GUIDE YOU.        

ONCE YOUR GAME IS COMPLETED - Play your game and test it out and ask yourself the following questions - Does it make sense? Can you win the game? Did you compare it to the rubric.? Did you meet the coding requirements? When completed be sure to "Turn in" your project in Google Classroom. YOU DO NOT NEED TO UPLOAD OR ATTACH ANYTHING WHEN TURNING IN YOUR PROJECT. WHEN YOU TURN IN YOUR PROJECT, I WILL GET AN ALERT, THEN I WILL KNOW THAT YOU ARE READY FOR ME TO GRADE IT.

After you have tested the game to be sure that it meets the requirements, you can then share it your phone as well as any friends' or family members as well.

 8th - (Period 9) 

WATCH VIDEO IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM  

      GO BACK AND COMPARE YOUR COURSE C LESSON 18 END OF COURSE PROJECT TO THE RUBRIC.



 

Friday, May 22, 2020       

WIN DAY.

I am available to meet with you if you need any help - PLEASE EMAIL ME SO THAT WE CAN SET UP A TIME TO DO A GOOGLE MEET.

  

*****IF YOU HAVE NOT YET BEEN ABLE TO SIGN INTO CODE.ORG, PLEASE REACH  OUT TO ME THROUGH EMAIL SO THAT WE CAN SET UP A MEETING TO GET YOU ON TRACK.