September 2011 archive

Friday September 30

Freshman English: Goals: To demonstrate understanding of TMDG and Vocabulary 1. Turn in Comic Strip ASsignment and Journals. 2. Go over 6 week choice book assignment.  If absent, see me with questions. 3. TMDG Quiz. If absent, you  must make this up within 1 week!!! Homework: Read choice reading book! World History: Goals: to prepare …

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Thursday September 29

Freshman English: 1. QW: How did you feel about the Movie Pitch assignment? Explain your reactions? 2. Share Movie PItches 3. TMDG Comic Strip. If absent, see me when you return. Homework: Finish comic strip by tomorrow.  Study vocab and prepare for tomorrow's Quiz! World History: 1. QW: Do you think women have reached true …

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Wednesday September 28

Freshman English: Goals: To improve skills in writing prop-proof paragraphs; To deepen understanding of TMDG through analytical and creative writing 1. Quickwrite: WRite a paragraph about anything you like using AT LEAST 4 of this week's vocab words in the paragraph. 2. Proposition-Proof Paragraph Answering this prompt: In TMDG, the reader is led to believe …

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Tuesday September 27

Freshman English: Goals: To finish reading TMDG; To complete flashcards for further vocabulary practice 1. QW: What do you think is going to happen in the second half of the story? How do you think it will end? 2. Finish reading TMDG and Discuss 3. Make flashcards of Vocab words. Due Friday with Quiz Homework: …

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Monday September 26

Freshman English Goals: To consider issues from multiple perspectives and learn from others' views; To read the first half of TMDG 1. QW: Today we're reading "The Most Dangerous GAme."  Make some predictions as to what this game might be. 2. Agree/Disagree Activity 3. Read TMDG with reading questions.  IF absent, click here to download …

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Friday September 23

Freshman English: Goals: To demonstrate comprehension of "The Necklace"; To increase vocabulary 1. QW: How prepared do you feel for today's quiz? Explain. 2. Quiz on "The Necklace."  If absent, you need to arrange to make this quiz up within a week! 3. Read Choice Book.  Remember, you only have 3 weeks before your choice …

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Thursday September 22

  LATE START SCHEDULE- PERIODS 2,4 & 6 ONLY   Freshman English:    Goals: To analyze "The Necklace" via discussion, analytical paragraphing, and artistic expression 1. QW: What are your reactions to the story? Good? Bad? 2. As a class, discuss reading questions and turn in. 3. Analytical Paragraph Practice.  Use the Body Paragraph Scaffold …

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Wednesday September 21

LATE START SCHEDULE- PERIODS 1, 3, & 5 ONLY Freshman English: Goals: To analyze "The Necklace" via discussion, analytical paragraphing, and artistic expression 1. QW: What are your reactions to the story? Good? Bad? 2. As a class, discuss reading questions and turn in. 3. Analytical Paragraph Practice.  Use the Body Paragraph Scaffold to draft …

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Tuesday September 20

Freshman English: Goals: Utilize active reading to understand "The Necklace"; To reflect on reading as an individual and discuss insights as a class 1. Quickwrite: How important do you think money is? How can it be a bad thing? 2. Read "The Necklace" by Guy De Maupassant 3. When done reading, pick up the reading …

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Monday September 19

Freshman English: Goals: To enhance understanding of the school's Library Information Center 1. Library Orientation. If absent, nothing to make up. World History: Goals: To discuss the purpose/importance of laws; To work collaboratively to create laws which would contribute to a successful civilization 1. Quickwrite: What do you think would happen if society had no …

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