Welcome to Ms. Mantila's Webpage! (Sanford Ojibwe Page)

Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year! I'm very happy to be back at Sanford after a long and busy summer.  The Ojibwe classes started last Tuesday, August 28th. This year I have moved into a brand new beautiful room on the 1st floor.  Last week we discussed the Universals of Cultures and learning the skill of mind mapping (or refreshing for some of the students). 


Our text book for this year is Ojibwemowin Series 1 Second Edition by Judith Vollom and Thomas Vollom.  


Click Here for the Basic Phrases Quiz. 7th & 8th Graders Thursday, September 27th  B  Day

Be sure to type in your first and last name otherwise I can't identify your results.



MEMRISE Unit #1  

Here is the link to click on for our first day review of Ojibwe Basic phrases. It will also be new to those who are beginning Ojibwe. https://www.memrise.com/course/371847/ojibwe-phrases-1/  Start this on Thursday, September 13, 2018 and Friday, September 14th A Day



Monday September 17th- 7th & 8th Grade  

6th Grade- Begin this unit on Monday September 24th and Tuesday, September 25th

 If this is not done in the time alloted in class you need to finish at home or come into class during lunch. You can also finish in the After-School program (homework help class) or in the morning program open computer lab. 



The first official assessment will take place on Thursday and Friday of this week Sept. 27th & 28th 

7th & 8th took a pretest on Tues. and Wed. Sept, 25th & Sept. 26th Basic Phrases Unit 1 and 2. 

6th graders will begin their speaking assessment on Thursday, September 27th and continue through Monday, October 1st.  The NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Learning Target: I can greet my peers, I can introduce myself to someone. (Tell someone my name, ask someone their name).


Complete the Ojibwe Basic Phrases Self-Assessment Below: 





MEMRISE UNIT #4 OJIBWE PLACE NAMES/RESERVATIONS Do this on Monday, November 5th  Grade Click on the link here https://www.memrise.com/course/940657/ojibwe-reservations/ 7th& 8th Graders who were in Ojibwe last year need to click the RESTART button to complete this unit.

MEMRISE UNIT #5 DAYS OF THE WEEK. Do this on Monday, November 5th if you are done with the Ojibwe/Places Names Unithttps://www.memrise.com/course/416011/ojibwe-days-of-the-week/

MEMRISE UNIT #6 MONTHS Do this beginning on Wednesday, November 7th https://www.memrise.com/course/520198/ojibwe-months/

MEMRISE UNIT #7 PEOPLE do this on Thursday, November 15th B days students. https://www.memrise.com/course/1006561/ojibwe-people-bezhig/  6th Graders are not required to do this unit.

MEMRISE UNIT #8 BUILDINGS Do this on Tues. Dec. 4th  https://www.memrise.com/course/1453453/ojibwe-buildings/

Groups who have not presented their Google slide presentations will continue on Wed. and Thurs. Dec. 5th and 6th


5B Quiz please sclick here and take the quiz. You must be quiet to do the quiz. 




UNIT #10 WEATHER AND SEASONS REVIEW THIS IS FOR  THE 7TH & 8TH GRADERS ON 1/7 & 1/8 https://www.memrise.com/course/1387250/ojibwe-vii-bezhig/1/


Weather/Seasons/Days of the Week Assessement for Friday, January 11 and Monday, January 14th for 7th & 8th Grade. Click the link to take the quz. You can't use your notes. You can always re-take the quiz if you do not do well the first time  



Video for a Refresher on How to Make a Concept Map for 6th graders on Thursday, January 17th https://youtu.be/sZJj6DwCqSU

6th Grade Google Forms Quiz for Friday, January 17th https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1kTY8u7GaU3WAluGmrmveD9wGDWRoW4tEXp1_9SfdUhA/edit

7th/8th Grade Re-Take Weather/Seasons Assessment for 1/18/19 https://docs.google.com/forms/d/18Jm1ALFvaw5aeZ592Xkf4Y3O1SkcGFvjCBuYT2LQj-A/edit

6th Grade Students in 2B and 6B- you do not have to complete the One-Pager for Birch Bark House. Please email me if you have any questions. 1/18/19





Class Syllabus: Scroll to the bottom of the page. 






Students may revise their work or retake a learning target assessment in order to demonstrate increased learning. Before retaking an assessment students will be asked to demonstrate additional practice on the learning target, and the assessment may occur in a different format than the original assessment. All redo’s, retakes, and revisions are due one week before the unit summative assessment.  

City Pages Article in which I was interviewed by journalist Sarah Lahm. http://www.citypages.com/news/why-the-minneapolis-schools-are-better-than-you-think-7500700

Thanks everyone for the great start to the 2018-2019 school year! It has been wonderful so far! 

























































































5.1   I can analyze the effects of racism and legalized segregation on American society.   (






























































  We will go to Mille Lacs (on Monday)   --  Please listen to the audio Mr. Vukelich recorded for us today! Enjoy!