California Gold Medal Videos
Melrose CA Young Reader Medal Challenge 2017
Due Date: April 26, 2017
Big Idea: Readers use persuasion to clearly and persuasively express ideas about books.
Essential Questions: How can we generate excitement about great literature for elementary school students?
Challenge: Create a book trailer that is no more than 60 seconds.
Assessment: Videos will be judged based on:
Clarity of Message
Images, dialogue, and music create an atmosphere that matches the message.
Technical Skill (Editing, Sound Quality, Framing,.....
Any use of text (titles) is easily read with no grammatical errors.
Submission: Each classroom may submit one video. Videos can be produced individually, as a class, or in groups.
Keep it simple.
For ease of planning, use note cards to script “scenes.” (Be clear and concise)
Voiceovers provide the best sound quality on our tools.
Using music? Add last.
We are starting to work with base 10 blocks for addition and subtraction.
Counting on or making ten to solve result unknown and total unknown problems.
-Addition to 20
-Adding 3 numbers by making 10
-Making 10 to add
-base 10 blocks
-fluency of addition to 20
-Subtraction to 20
-word problems to 120
Treasures Unit 6 Week 2
Unit 6 Week 1
week of April 24, 2017
Big Idea: FUN!
What fun places have you visited
What is something hard you have learned to do?
Spelling: variant vowel /o/
haul, cause, saw, claw, paw, dawn
High Frequency Words: along, early, instead, nothing
Challenge words- errand, suddenly (on Monday)
dares, humble, permit, predicament, solution
opinion writing (books-California Gold Medal winners challenge)
informational writing (baby animals)
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