PBMS Cambridge Chess and Robotics

 

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Welcome to the PBMS Cambridge Program.  Since being recognized as a Cambridge International magnet the students in the program have worked hard on a multitude of assignments that infuses ChessRobotics, Cultural and Global Studies, and the Cambridge Choir. Thanks to Dade Partner Forever Bloom Alliance, Inc. in donating this web space, students have powerful tool for helping them attain academic success throughout the program.

After touring our website you will see that the Paul W. Bell Cambridge Program is a wonderful place that offers an exciting education under the guidance of experienced and talented teachers. To become a part of this exciting program, click on the tab “How to Sign Up for PBMS Cambridge” and enroll today.  

Surround yourself with smart, dedicated people – to build something isn’t a one-man show. It’s more important to have smart people who really believe in what you’re doing than really experienced people who may not share your dream.

– Niklas Zennstrom

How to Sign Up for PBMS Cambridge

How to Sign Up for PBMS Cambridge

Students currently in the 5th or 6th grade must meet the following criteria:

1. Minimum of 2.0 averages in core Academics and Conduct (e.g. Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies).

2. All effort grades in core academics must be a “2” or higher.

3. No more than 10 unexcused absences for the previous year.

4. Parents must apply online by completing the magnet application before January 15 in order for the student to be considered for admission.

5. At the end of each school year, we review all currently accepted students. If the student’s academic or conduct record no longer meets the admission requirements, the student’s acceptance will be revoked.

Register Online Today!

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PBMS Cambridge Contacts:
Anthony Reid – Lead Teacheranthonyreid@dadeschools.net
Soraya Herran – School Counselor – sherran-flynn@dadeschools.net

Testimonials

“Cambridge gives an amazing experience”- Izayana.G. 2015

“Cambridge makes learning fun”- Emily.S. 2015

“Cambridge has been a very wonderful experience for me and I have only been in the program for two weeks”- Ketsia.L.  2015

“I love the Cambridge Program because I get to interact with students in Germany and all my friends are in it”- Rocio.L. 2015

“This is my first year in the Cambridge Program and it has been a wonderful experience. I’ve met great friends that will stay with me for three special years, as well as creative and understanding teachers.”- Claudia.M. 2015 {Mr. Reid’s favorite student}

“The Cambridge Program is an amazing experience. The Cambridge Program prepares you to be independent. I’m very proud to be a part of it.” – Katherine.R. 2015

“Cambridge is a fun learning academy, where you learn to utilize all sorts of materials and technology” Frank.D. 2015

“Cambridge is fun and exciting. It is interesting and you will be very successful.  It also has many appealing features such as choir, technology and interacting with kids from Germany”- Nicholas.P.  2015

“Cambridge is exciting! Also we learn sufficient information from working with technological machines and software such as robots, computers, and Microsoft office.”- Lazaro.G.  2015

“This course is enjoyable.”- Adilio.M. 2015

“This year that I have been in the Cambridge program has been very successful. When I first heard about this program I knew that whichever teacher was directing the program was also very successful as well. It has been a wonderful experience. I have had the chance to meet intelligent kids who have become my friends. I hope to stay in Cambridge for the next three years.”- Valerie.A 2015

“Cambridge is an exciting program and has many engaging features as choir, show creating, and PowerPoint.”- Anthony.L. 2015 { J Average Student J }

“Cambridge is very exciting and entertaining. In Cambridge we perform tasks. We mainly sing as a choir, construct robots, and work on PowerPoint’s. – Alexander.R.  2015 {Mr. Reid’s’ favorite Student}

“In this program called Cambridge I have the oppurtunity to learn how to become a successful person and to be interactive. Many of my friends are in this program and we have a good time. We acquire information of technology by building robots; make PowerPoints, interacting with kids in Germany, and singing. It has only been 5 months and I feel proud of myself. Also I thank my teacher Mr. Reid”-Isabella.N.  

1st Quarter Classwork – Chess & Robotics

Day 1 – 8/19
Course Introduction
Rules and Guidelines
What is the Cambridge Program?

Students will review activities and projects for the course based on the Paul Bell Cambridge program’s goals and objectives: Accelerated Learning, Arts and Culture, Global Education, and Technology Integration.

Day 2 – 8/21
Course Goals: Chess and Robotics
How will the course benefit students and the school? 

Cultural & Global Studies Scope and Sequence

Introduce Class Officers

Introduction to Riddles and Mind Traps

Introduce Class Website and Online Resources

Day 3 – 8/23
OCS Election Day

Gradebook and Grading Policy

Introduction to Chess

Object of the Game, Check and Checkmate

Learning about Chess Pieces: the King & the Pawn 1

Day 4 – 8/27

Tablet and Folder Distribution

Research 2 Student Group Assignments

Learning about Chess Pieces: the King & the Pawn 2

Day 5 – 8/29

Course Materials and Cambridge T-shirt Money Due

Learning about Chess Pieces: the Bishop 1

Day 6 – 9/03

[Hurricane Dorian – School Closed]

Day 7 – 9/05

[Computer Lab]

MS Office 365 Workshop 1: Using Email and One Drive

Learning about Chess Pieces: the Rook

Day 8 – 9/09

[Computer Lab]

Data Sharing Competency Test

Learning about Chess Pieces: the Rook 2

Short, Medium, and Long-term Objectives

Day 9 – 9/11

[Computer Lab]

Learning about Chess Pieces: the Queen

Queen Strategies and Practice

Day 10 – 9/13

[Sub Day] Practice playing chess without a Queen and Knight

Day 11 – 9/17

Learning about Chess Pieces: the Knight

Knight Strategies and Practice

Day 12 – 9/19

Learning about Chess Pieces: the Queen

Endgame Strategies and Practice 1:

Playing with just the Rook and Queen vs King

“Double Gate Checkmate”

Playing with just the Bishop and Queen vs King

Playing with just the Knight and Queen vs King

Practice Secondary Piece (SP) Queen (Q) Opponent’s K (OK) Position

Day 13 – 9/23

Endgame Strategies and Practice 2:

Playing with just the King and Queen vs King

Endgame with Pawns

Day 14 – 9/25

Chess Notation Workshop

Practice playing and recording a game using chess notation.

Day 15 – 9/27

[Sub Day]

Practice playing chess while utilizing newly learned endgame strategies.

Using 150 to 250 words with a combination of text and chess notation, describe how you or your opponent used one or more of the endgame strategies discussed during previous classes. Explain how the strategy was or was not successful. How did you or your opponent overcome the endgame strategy.  What mistakes did you or your opponent make and what was the outcome?

Day 16 – 10/02

Introduce Morning Chess Practice

Review & Practice: Opening Moves

3 Basic Opening Strategy Principles

10 Golden Moves

Day 17 – 10/04

Introduce Vex Robotics

Vex IQ Groups

Day 18 – 10/08

Introduce Student Opening Moves Video

Chess Practice: Finding the Pin 1

Day 19 – 10/11

Introduce Exploring Engineering and Robotics Research Project

ERP-Groups

Chess Practice: Finding the Pin 2

Day 20 – 10/15

Exploring Engineering and Robotics Research Project

ERP-Topics

Robot Builds Workshop

Day 21 – 10/17

Robot Builds Workshop

Day 22 – 10/21

Robot Builds Workshop

Day 23 – 10/23

Robot Builds Workshop

Day 24 – 10/28

Exploring Engineering and Robotics Workshop 1

[Click here to access Vex Robots]

Day 22 – 10/19

Exploring Engineering and Robotics Workshop 2

Day 23 – 10/23

Exploring Engineering and Robotics Workshop 3

Day 24 – 10/24

End of Grading Period Housekeeping

Exploring Engineering and Robotics Workshop 4

1st Quarter Homework and Due Dates – Chess & Robotics

1st Quarter Important Class Due Dates 

8/21 – Signed Rules 

8/23 – Student Time Management Chart Due 

8/29 – Course Materials and Cambridge T-shirt Money Due

View Chess practice video Checking the King.

9/02 – Labor Day

9/09 – Data Sharing Competency Test

9/09 – Complete Chess Exercise 1 worksheet. Click here to view video.

9/11 – Complete Chess Exercise 2 worksheet. Click here to view video.

9/13 – Complete Chess Exercise 3 worksheet. Click here to view video.

9/17 – Complete the online Chess Exercise 4 worksheet.

9/23 – Complete the online Chess Exercise 5 worksheet.

9/27 – Complete the online Chess Exercise 6 worksheet.

10/01 – Complete the online Chess Exercise 7 worksheet.

10/07 – Complete the online Chess Exercise 8 worksheet.

10/16 – Complete the online Chess Exercise 9 – Fork worksheet.

11/06 – Exploring Engineering and Robotics Rough Draft PowerPoints Due [Click here to download template.]

11/13 – Exploring Engineering and Robotics Final Draft PowerPoints Due 

Please save into the “EERP Rough Draft PPP Drop” folder in OneDrive.

11/13 – Exploring Engineering and Robotics Presentations

11/14 – Exploring Engineering and Robotics Presentations

Please save into the “EERP Final Draft PPP Drop” folder in OneDrive.

10/03 – View Coach Dat Video: What is a Checkmate? Complete a 200 – 250 word summary of the key points featured in the video. Include at least 2 hand-drawn or computer generated illustrations based on the information in the summary.

10/13 – Complete online Chess Pin Quiz 1 – Click here to access quiz.

10/17 – Complete robot builds due by 5:00pm.

10/23 – Complete online Chess Pin Quiz 2 – Click here to access quiz (Available soon).

10/16 – Finding the Pin PowerPoint Pages Due – Download Chess Board

Create an animated PowerPoint challenging your ability to create Chess pins and your peers’ ability to find them. The PowerPoint must be created on the chessboard that Mr. Reid has provided for you in OneDrive. You may use creative pictures to represent your chess pieces. All Chess pin challenges must be approved by Mr. Reid before being turned into a PowerPoint.

10/17 – Complete and upload Find the Fork PowerPoint Presentation in the Find the OneDrive Fork Drop Folder.

2nd Quarter Classwork – Chess & Robotics

Day 25 – 10/28

Chess Practice: Finding the Fork 

Robot Builds Workshop

Day 26 – 10/30

Chess Practice: Finding the Fork

Robot Builds Workshop

Day 27 – 11/01

Exploring Engineering and Robotics Workshop 1

[Click here to access Vex Robots]

Day 28 – 11/06

Exploring Engineering and Robotics Workshop 2

[Click here to access Vex Robots]

Exploring Engineering and Robotics Workshop 4

Day 29 – 11/08

Exploring Engineering and Robotics Workshop 3

[Click here to access Vex Robots]

Exploring Engineering and Robotics Workshop 5

Day 30 – 11/13

Exploring Engineering and Robotics Presentations

Introduction and STEM Lab Assignments

Chess Practice – The Clock

Day 31 – 11/15

Exploring Engineering and Robotics Presentations

PowerPoint and Group Organization

Chess Practice – The Clock

Day 32 – 11/19

[Computer Lab]

Exploring Engineering and Robotics Presentations

Group Workshop 1

Day 33 – 11/21

[Computer Lab]

Exploring Engineering and Robotics Presentations

Group Workshop 2

Day 34 – 11/25

Exploring Engineering and Robotics

Final Draft Presentations 1

Day 35 – 12/02

Exploring Engineering and Robotics

Final Draft Presentations 2

Day 36 – 12/04

Exploring Engineering and Robotics

Final Draft Presentations 3

Day 37 – 12/06

Vex IQ Robot Building Workshop

Programming Sensors with Modkit

Day 38 – 12/10

Vex IQ Robot Building Workshop 8

Programming Sensors with Modkit

Day 39 – 12/12

Vex IQ Robot Building Workshop 9

Chess Practice

Day 40 – 12/16

Vex IQ Robot Building Workshop 10

Chess Practice

Day 41 – 12/18

Vex IQ Robot Building Workshop 11

Chess Practice

Day 42 – 12/20

Winter Concert

Day 43 – 1/07

Programming Sensors with Modkit

Day 44 – 1/09

Programming Sensors with Modkit

Day 45 – 1/11

Programming Sensors with Modkit

Day 49 – 1/29

 

Day 50 – 1/31 & 2/01

2nd Quarter Homework and Due Dates – Chess & Robotics

11/06 – Exploring Engineering and Robotics Rough Draft PowerPoints Due [Click here to download template.]

11/13 – Exploring Engineering and Robotics Final Draft PowerPoints Due 

Please save into the “EERP Rough Draft PPP Drop” folder in OneDrive.

11/25 – Exploring Engineering and Robotics Presentations

12/02 – Exploring Engineering and Robotics Presentations

12/06 – Vex IQ Robot Builds Due 

12/10 – Vex IQ Engineering Notebook Due

1/13 – Robot program with sensors due. 

1/14 – Complete Modkit programming for Vex Next Level Competition. 

Copy screen shots of program to Onedrive Share Folder.

2nd Quarter Quiz and Exam Study Guides – Chess and Robotics

Global Scholars Units 1 & 2 Workbook Vocabulary Quiz

Unit 1: collaboration, culture, e-classroom, food system, international, peer, sustainable

Unit 2:  access, consume, food security, influence, nutritious, processed food, public health

3rd Quarter Classwork – Chess and Robotics

Day 47 – 1/22

OCS Elections

Chess Practice Circle

Day 48 – 1/24

Chess Qualifying Tournament 1

Chess Practice

Day 59 – 2/26

Introduce Code.org

Day 60 – 2/28

Code.org Workshop

Day 61 – 3/03

Robot Tournament Discussion

Code.org Workshop

Day 62 – 3/05

Robot Tournament Discussion

Code.org Workshop

Day 63 – 3/09

Robot Tournament Preparation: IQ Blocks

Day 64 – 3/11

Robot Tournament Preparation: IQ Blocks

Day 65 – 3/17

[Distance Learning Classwork – To be completed at home – Email anthonyreid@dadeschools.net before assignments are due if you have any questions or technical issues.  When emailing don’t forget to write something in the “Subject” line or the email won’t get delivered. ]

Day 66 – 3/17

Chess.com  – Chess Master Guessing Game 1

Day 53 – 2/08

Chess.com  – Chess Master Guessing Game 2

Day 54 – 2/12

Chess.com  – Chess Master Guessing Game 3

Day 55 – 2/14

Logic Puzzle Practice Handout 5 & 6

Day 56 – 2/19

Logic Puzzle Practice Handout 7

Day 57 – 2/21

Logic Puzzle Practice Handout 8

Day 58 – 2/25

MUN Practice Speeches

Logic Puzzle Practice Handout 9

Day 59 – 2/27

Black History Fair

Day 60 – 3/01

MUN Practice Resolution

Logic Puzzle Practice Handout 9 – Continued

Day 61 – 3/05

Introduce Code.org

Create Code.org accounts

Logic Puzzle Practice Handout 9 – Continued

Day 62 – 3/07

Code.org – Assignment Guide

Code.org – Course A – Lessons 1 – 14

Logic Puzzle Practice Handout 10

Day 63 – 3/11

Enter Answers for Logic Puzzles 9 & 10

Code.org – Course C – View Videos

Code.org – Course C – Lessons 1 – 15

Day 64 – 3/13

Logic Puzzles – e-Cars and K-Racing

Code.org – Course C – Lessons 1 – 15

Day 65 – 3/15

Chess Practice or Courtroom Mafia

Day 66 – 3/15

Chess Practice or Courtroom Mafia

Day 67 – 3/19

Code.org – Course D – Lessons 1 – 19

Logic Puzzles – Kid Musicians

Day 68 – 3/21

Courtroom Mafia

Logic Puzzles – Turkey Day

3rd Quarter Homework and Due Dates – Chess and Robotics

2/28 – Code.org  – Course 1 | 1 – 10

Code.org – Algebra | 1 – 10

3/03 – Code.org  – Course 1 | 11 – 18

Code.org – Algebra | 11 – 20

3/05 – Code.org  – Course 2 | 1 – 10

Code.org – Algebra A | 1 – 10

3/09 – Code.org  – Course 2 | 11 – 19

3/13 – IQ Blocks Competition Code Due

3/17 – Code.org  – Course 3 | 1 – 10

3/19 – Code.org  – Course 3 | 11 – 20

Code.org – Algebra B | 1 – 11 (John, Alex, Emmanuel, and James only)

Code.org – CS Fundamentals: Course A | Lessons 1 – 6 

2/01 – Logic Puzzle Worksheet 1 Due

2/14 – MUN Speech 1 Due

2/19 – MUN Speech 2 Due

2/20 – MUN After School Practice 1 | 4:00 – 6:00pm

2/21 – Rough Draft Logic Puzzle Due

2/21 – Rough Draft of Black History Project / Booth Due

2/21 – MUN Speech 3 Due

2/21 – Final Draft Logic Puzzle Due with Answer Sheet

2/25 – MUN (Video) Speech 4 Due

2/27 – Final Draft of Black History Project / Booth Due

2/27 – MUN Speech 5 Due

2/28 – Black History Fair

2/28 – MUN After School Practice 1 | 4:00 – 6:00pm

3/01 – MUN Practice Resolutions 1 & 2 Due [More Information]

3/02 – MUN Conference at North Miami-Dade College

3/11 – Complete Code.org – Course A – Lessons 1 – 14

Complete Logic Puzzle Practice Handout 9 & 10

3/15 – Complete Code.org Course C – Lessons 1-15

3/21 – Complete Code.org – Course D – Lessons 1 – 19

3rd Quarter Quiz and Exam Study Guides – Chess and Robotics

Code.org Vocabulary

Course 1: algorithm, function, variable, program, sequence, persistence, loop, event, blockly

Course 2: conditionals, binary, digital footprint, data, computational thinking, iteration, bug, debugging

Course 3: decompose, pattern matching, abstraction, algorithm, IP Address, Domain Name Service (DNS), Universal Resource Locator (URL), servers, fiber optic cable, packets, crowdsourcing, digital citizen

Course 4: Tangram, algorithm, interpret, variable, abstraction, meteorologist, interval, for loop, function, parameter, binary alphabet, binary image, if statement

4th Quarter Classwork – Chess and Robotics

Spring Break!!! March 23 – 27

Day 68 – 3/30

Skype Meeting Scheduled for Robotics students in Period 5.  The meeting will take place on March 30 at 12pm (noon) to 12:45pm.  To participate in the meeting you will need to go to Self Service and download Skype for Business.  You can also attend the meeting by simply calling in using your cell phone.  Five minutes before the meeting time open Skype and call (305) 341-0995. The Conference ID is 344916#.  Once you have entered that meeting, turn off your microphone or press mute and wait until the meeting begins.  

The purpose of the meeting is for us to touch base with one another and for me to share with you how the class will continue forward during the school closure.  It is also an opportunity for me to get your input on how online learning can best suit your needs as students.  This meeting is mandatory for all students.  If you are unable to attend this audio conference, please let me know by sending me an email so that we can setup a day and time that is more convenient.  

Day 69 – 4/01

Code.org Course 4

Course 4 is to be completed by both Advanced and New Code.org students.

Day 70 – 4/03

Continue Code.org Course 4

Day 71 – 4/07

Continue Code.org Course 4

Day 72 – 4/09

Continue Code.org Course 4

Day 73 – 4/14

Continue Code.org Course 4

Day 74 – 4/16

Zoom Meeting Scheduled for Chess-Robotics students in Period 5.  The meeting will take place on April 16 at 2pm to 3pm.  To participate in the meeting just login to Teams and go to the channel named: Chess-Robotics Period 5.  There you will find a link in the chat window directing you to the meeting.  After clicking on the link you may be directed to download the Zoom app if you are using it for the first time.  Once you have entered that meeting, turn off your microphone or press mute and wait until the meeting begins.  

The purpose of the meeting is for us to touch base with one another and discuss how Code.org Course 4 is progressing along and to discuss other assignments for the future.  This meeting is mandatory for all Period 5 students.  If you are unable to attend, please let me know by sending me an email so that we can setup a day and time that is more convenient.  

Meeting Access

Click to Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 875-321-698
Password: 661212

Call in via mobile phone: 929 205 6099

Day 75 – 4/20

Work on Vex IQ Blocks Challenge Program 1 – Button Forward

Click here to download commands for Challenge Program 1.

Directions: Using only the commands provided in the picture, piece together a program that would make a robot do the following actions:

1. When a red touch sensor is touched, the button will become green and the display will print “And away we Go!”  

2. The robot will then move forward 20 inches, stop and turn 90 degrees to the right.

3. Then move forward 25 inches, stop and turn 90 degrees to the left.

4. The move forward 30 inches, stop and print “End Program”.

Make sure to include a comment block describing what the command will do after each command (except the “When started” command).

Hint: File > Open Examples > Drivetrain > Start Button

Once you have finished piecing together your program take a screenshot and upload the photo to the Drop Folder under Class Due Dates.

Day 76 – 4/22

Work on Vex IQ Blocks Challenge Program 1 – Button Forward

Day 77 – 4/24

Work on and upload Vex IQ Blocks Challenge Program 1 – Button Forward

Day 78 – 4/28

Work on Vex IQ Blocks Challenge Program 1 – Button Forward

Click here to download commands for Challenge Program 2.

Important: Before initiating programming you must first create a new robot with the following devices:
2 Motor Drivetrain
ArmMotor or Motor
TouchLed
Gyro

(You may give the device the name and port of your own choosing.)

Directions: Using only the commands provided in the picture, piece together a program that would make a robot do the following actions:

1. When a white touch sensor is touched, the sensor will become green and the display will print “Start Program – Your Name”  

2. The robot will then move forward 20 inches and stop.

3. The robot will then lift the arm 90 degrees from the starting position and hold that position for 5 seconds.

4. It will then lower the arm 60 degrees and hold that position for 5 seconds.

5. The arm will then drop to the original position. 

6. The robot will repeat steps 3 – 5.

7. The robot will then move in reverse 10 inches.

8. It will then turn right 180 degrees.

9. Move forward 10 inches and stop.

10. The touch will then become red and The move forward 30 inches, and print “End Program – Your Name”.

Make sure to include a comment block describing what the command will do after each command (except the “When started” command).

Hint: File > Open Examples > Motion > Use the Arm

Once you have finished piecing together your program take a screenshot and upload the photo to the Drop Folder under Class Due Dates.

Day 79 – 4/30

Work on Vex IQ Blocks Challenge Program 2

Day 80 – 5/04

Work on and upload Vex IQ Blocks Challenge Program 2

Day 81 – 5/06

Period 5 Totally Awesome Online Chess Tournament 

Directions: Students will compete with one another in an online chess tournament.  Students will be assessed on both game outcomes and supplemental assignments submitted with each game.

1. Using the class channel labeled “Chess Robotics – Period 5”, students will find an opponent to play chess.  When arranging with and agreeing on opponents, all communication between student players must be through the class teams channel.   

2. Once students have found an opponent, they must then decide on which online platform (i.e. chess.com) to use.  Students may use the platform of their choice as long as both students agree.

3. Before starting the game, the 2 student players must fill out a game line on the Online Chess Tournament Chart.   See the top of the chart for details instructions on how to complete it. 

4. Once the game is completed and all of the supplemental documents have also been completed and linked to the chart, the students players must go back to Teams and find another opponent with whom to play a 2nd game of chess.  Students may not play the same person twice.  

5. In order to complete the tournament, every to student must play a total of 4 different games with 4 different students.  Students are only allowed to play a maximum of 1 game per day.  

Day 82 – 5/08

Period 5 Totally Awesome Online Chess Tournament

Online Chess Competition Chart

Day 83 – 5/12

Zoom Meeting Scheduled for Chess-Robotics students in Period 5.  The meeting will take place on May 12 at 2pm to 3pm.  To participate in the meeting just login to Teams and go to the channel named: Chess-Robotics Period 5.  There you will find a link in the chat window directing you to the meeting.  After clicking on the link you may be directed to download the Zoom app if you are using it for the first time.  Once you have entered that meeting, turn off your microphone or press mute and wait until the meeting begins.  

The purpose of the meeting is for us to touch base with one another and discuss how the online Chess tournament is progressing along.  This meeting is mandatory for all Period 5 students.  If you are unable to attend, please let me know by sending me an email so that we can setup a day and time that is more convenient.  

Meeting Access

Click to Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 919-4952-7579
Password: 795976

Call in via mobile phone: 929 205 6099

Online Chess Competition Chart

Day 84 – 5/14

Period 5 Totally Awesome Online Chess Tournament

Online Chess Competition Chart

Day 85 – 5/18

Period 5 Totally Awesome Online Chess Tournament

Online Chess Competition Chart

Day 86 – 5/20

Period 5 Totally Awesome Online Chess Tournament

Online Chess Competition Chart

Day 87 – 5/22

Complete Make up Assignments 

Day 88 – 5/27

Complete Make up Assignments 

Day 89 – 5/29

Complete Make up Assignments 

Day 90 – 6/01

Complete Class Evaluation Form

 

Day 85 – 5/18

Work on Vex IQ Blocks Challenge Program 2

Day 86 – 5/20

Work on and upload Vex IQ Blocks Challenge Program 2

Online Chess Competition Chart

Day 69 – 4/01

Logic Puzzle Creation Workshop 1

Puzzles must have the following parts:

Title

Senario Paragraph including the task

Chart

Clues

Illustration

Answer Key

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Introduce Mafia Family 7

Day 65 – 4/03

FSA Writing

Day 66 – 4/05

Logic Puzzle Creation Workshop 2

Mafia Family 7 Practice

Day 67 – 4/09

Logic Puzzle Creation Workshop 3

Mafia Family 7 Practice

Day 68 – 4/12

[Sub Day]

Complete student and teacher logic puzzles and essay

Day 69 – 4/15

Logic Puzzles Assessment

Code.org Workshop

Day 70 – 4/17

Code.org Workshop

Day 71 – 4/22

Mafia Family Seven Practice

Day 72 – 4/24

Chess Flyers Workshop 1

Chess Practice

Day 73 – 4/26

Chess Flyers Workshop 2

Chess Practice

Day 74 – 4/30

MF7 (Cancelled)

Class discussion: What is Character?

Chess Competition Discussion

Chess Practice

Day 75 – 5/02

FSA Testing

Day 76 – 5/06

FSA Testing

Day 77 – 5/08

Chess Practice

Day 78 – 5/10

FSA Testing

Chess Practice

Day 79 – 5/14
 
FSA Testing

Chess Practice

Day 80 – 5/16

FSA Testing

Chess Practice

Day 81 – 5/20

FSA Testing

Chess Practice

Day 82 – 5/22

Deconstruction-Housekeeping 1

Day 83 – 5/24

MF7

Day 84 – 5/29

Final Exam
Chess Competition

Day 85 – 5/31

Spring Concert

Day 86 – 6/04

Awards Ceremony

Day 87 – 6/02

Deconstruction-Housekeeping 2
 

4th Quarter Homework and Due Dates – Chess and Robotics

4/03 – Code.org – Course 4 | 1 – 7

Course 4 is to be completed by both Advanced and New Code.org students.

In addition to completing the course levels, complete this form for each Unplugged activity in Course 4. Click here to complete Unplugged Activity form.

4/09 – Code.org – Course 4 | 8 – 16

In addition to completing the course levels, complete this form for each Unplugged activity in Course 4. Click here to complete Unplugged Activity form.

4/14 – Code.org – Course 4 | 17 – 22

In addition to completing the course levels, complete this form for each Unplugged activity in Course 4. Click here to complete Unplugged Activity form.

4/24 – Vex IQ Blocks Challenge Program 1 – Drop Folder

5/04 – Vex IQ Blocks Challenge Program 2 – Drop Folder

5/20 – 4 Chess Games and Supplemental Assignments Due

5/29 – Make up Assignments Due

6/01 – Class Evaluation Form Due

5/10 – Autonomous Robotics Test – Phase 3 (Modkit)

5/30  – Spring Concert

5/09 – Vex Robotics Unit Lessons 1 & 3 (Vex EDR Lesson Plans)

5/15 – Vex Robotics Unit Lessons 4 & 5 (Vex EDR Lesson Plans)

5/19 – Vex Robotics Unit Lessons 6 & 8 (Vex EDR Lesson Plans)

5/23 – Vex Robotics Unit Lessons 9 & 10 (Vex EDR Lesson Plans)

6/01 – Vex Robotics Unit Lessons 11 & 12 (Vex EDR Lesson Plans)

4th Quarter Quiz and Exam Study Guides – Chess and Robotics