Service Learning 3rd Quarter

Tuesday, 1/29:
Due Today: A good attitude! 🙂
Today’s Learning Target: What are the academic and behavior expectations for our class? What is “Service Learning?”
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we reviewed the Letter to ParentsSyllabus, and Who Am I? poster assignment; we completed the Everyone Has A Story Questionnaire; we discussed the Service Learning Intro presentation; we worked in groups to identify those things in society that need to be “fixed” and what organizations exist to “fix” these things
Due Next Class: complete the Letter to ParentsSyllabusWho Am I? poster assignment, and the Everyone Has A Story Questionnaire

Thursday, 1/31:
Due Today: complete the Letter to ParentsSyllabusWho Am I? poster assignment, and the Everyone Has A Story Questionnaire
Today’s Learning Target: How do developmental assets and ACEs affect people?
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we did a group exercise that identified privilege; we discussed the Developmental Assets and ACEs presentation; we discussed the Developmental Assets Checklist
Due Next Class: begin reading Hey Kiddo

Monday, 2/4:
Due Today: begin reading Hey Kiddo
Today’s Learning Target: What are the biological effects of high ACE scores? What is the best way to engage kids when reading aloud?
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we watched Nadine Burke Harris’ TedTalk; we discussed what we will be doing with Ms. Lancaster’s class on Wednesday; we watched a video of an interactive read-aloud of Carmela Full of Wishes by Matt de la Pena
Due Next Class: bring a children’s book to read aloud to a group of Ms. Lancaster’s students; keep reading Hey Kiddo

Wednesday, 2/6:
Due Today: bring a children’s book to read aloud to a group of Ms. Lancaster’s students; keep reading Hey Kiddo
Today’s Learning Target: What is the best way to engage kids when reading aloud?
What we did in class today: we traveled to HBS and read aloud to a group of Ms. Lancaster’s students and then completed a picture and summary
Due Next Class: keep reading Hey Kiddo

Friday, 2/8:
Due Today: keep reading Hey Kiddo
Today’s Learning Target: How might developmental assets and ACEs affect the kids I’m working with?
What we did in class today: we traveled to HBS and to work with our buddies in Ms. Lancaster’s class
Due Next Class: keep reading Hey Kiddo

Tuesday, 2/12:
Due Today: keep reading Hey Kiddo
Today’s Learning Target: How might developmental assets and ACEs affect the kids I’m working with?
What we did in class today: we traveled to HBS and to work with our buddies in Ms. Lancaster’s class
Due Next Class: keep reading Hey Kiddo

Wednesday, 2/13: SNOW DAY NO SCHOOL

Thursday, 2/14: SPECIAL FIELD TRIP DAY
What we did on our field trip today: we traveled to the Midcoast Senior Housing facility to hand out Valentine’s Day cards and flowers to residents with the students from Ms. Lancaster’s class

Friday, 2/15:
Due Today: keep reading Hey Kiddo
Today’s Learning Target: How might developmental assets and ACEs affect the kids I’m working with?
What we did in class today: we used the computers to work on our Buddies Posters (information about your specific group has been shared with you in Google Drive)
Due Next Class: please turn in your Hey Kiddo book after vacation; continue working on your Buddies Poster

Tuesday, 2/26:
Due Today: work on your Buddies Poster
Today’s Learning Target: What should I include in my Buddies Poster?
What we did in class today: we used the computers to work on our Buddies Posters (information about your specific group has been shared with you in Google Drive); some of us started working on our book report for Hey Kiddodirections (here are the )
Due Next Class: continue working on your Buddies Poster

Thursday, 2/26:
Due Today: work on your Buddies Poster
Today’s Learning Target: What should I include in my Buddies Poster?
What we did in class today: we used the computers to work on our Buddies Posters (information about your specific group has been shared with you in Google Drive); some of us started working on our book report for Hey Kiddo (here are the directions)
Due Next Class: share your completed Buddies Poster with Mrs. Wagner by Monday morning; continue working on your Hey Kiddo book report

Monday, 3/4: SNOW DAY NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, 3/5:
Due Today: completed Buddies Poster must be shared with Mrs. Wagner
Today’s Learning Target: What are the myths and realities of mental illness?
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we read the Defining Stigma handout; we discussed the Mental Health Intro Presentation; we watched some mental health storytelling videos; we used the computers to complete the Famous People With Mental Illness handout
Due Next Class: complete the Famous People With Mental Illness handout; continue working on your Hey Kiddo book report

Thursday, 3/7: WINTER CARNIVAL
Friday, 3/8: TEACHER WORKSHOP NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, 3/12:
Due Today: complete the Famous People With Mental Illness handout; be sure to share your Hey Kiddo book report with Mrs. Wagner
Today’s Learning Target: What are the myths and realities of mental illness?
What we did in class today: Thomas Kivler from MidCoast Hospital talked with us about mental health and addition
Due Next Class: notes and reflection on Mr. Kivler’s presentation

Thursday, 3/14:
Due Today: notes and reflection on Mr. Kivler’s presentation
Today’s Learning Target: What are the myths and realities of mental illness?
What we did in class today: we watched The Breakfast Club and worked on completing the questions
Due Next Class: continue working on The Breakfast Club questions

Monday, 3/18:
Due Today: continue working on The Breakfast Club questions
Today’s Learning Target: What are the myths and realities of mental illness?
What we did in class today: we finished watching The Breakfast Club and worked on completing the questions
Due Next Class: finish The Breakfast Club questions

Wednesday, 3/20: (Early Release Day)
Due Today: finish The Breakfast Club questions
What we did in class today: we listened to the Maine Singers’ presentation in Crooker Theater
Due Next Class: none

Friday, 3/22:
Due Today: none
Today’s Learning Target: What causes addiction? What are the effects of addiction?
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we discussed the Addiction presentation; we worked on the Possible Addiction Scenarios handout
Due Next Class: if not completed in class, finish the Possible Addiction Scenarios handout