Monday September 12

Freshman English:

Goal: To utilize active reading/listening strategies to understand a text; to use context to determine meaning of unfamiliar words

1. Set up Notebook.  Designate the first two pages as the Table Of Contents. Label it at the top and put in the first entry "Quickwrites 9/12-9/16"

2. Quickwrite: Describe an important life experience that you have had. How did it affect you?

3. Charlotte Perkins Gillman Biography info

4. Read/Listen to "The Yellow Wallpaper."  If absent, print out a copy of the story and follow along as you listen to the theatrical version found at Chatterboxtheater.org

5. Discuss story

HW: None!

World History:

Goal: To respectfully express views on evolution versus creation; To gain an understanding of scientists' view of human evolution

1. Set up Notebook.  Designate the first two pages as the Table Of Contents. Label it at the top and put in the first entry "Quickwrites 9/12-9/16"

2. Quickwrite: What is your opinion about evolution? Describe your beliefs in detail.

3. Early Man Timeline Creation.  Using pages 19-21 of your book, create a timeline of early man's development.  If absent, read this section and see me when you return for instructions and an example.

HW: Finish your timeline–Due Tuesday Sept. 13

 

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