Welcome to. SOUNDINGS. What is Soundings?. SOUNDINGS. Definition #1 To explore or measure the depth/height Definition #2 To make an intentional noise, so as to be heard . Soundings Specifics & Myths. Soundings Specific #1.
To explore or measure the depth/height
To make an intentional noise, so as to be heard
In building a unit of study, students…
Three main topics of study:
Ancient Greece Finland
Ancient Egypt South Africa
Unit 3: The Brain
Soundings students are assessed via rubric
Since Soundings kids do not earn grades, they do no work.
Soundings students have “no structure” and they can do “whatever they want”.
Bi-weekly Current Events, Self Assessments, Word Study units
Monthly Log Book and Reading Journal checks
Individual Research Project checks
If you are in Soundings, you will not be prepared for high school.
First Semester GPA of the rest of the 9th grade:
First Semester GPA of former Soundings students:
A classroom where students…