February 2012 archive

Tuesday February 14

Happy Valentine's Day! Freshman English: Goals: To demonstrate understanding of Part 1 of TKAM; to practice active reading and paragraphing skills 1. QW: Write about whatever you want but use at least 4 vocab words in your quickwrite! 2. Part 1 Test.  If absent, you must schedule a time within the next week to make …

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Monday February 13

Freshman English: Goals: To expand vocabulary knowledge and usage; to complete part 1 of TKAM 1. QW: What does "courage" mean to you? Have you ever had to be courageous? Explain. 2. TKAM Vocab #2.  If absent, copy words into journal. 3. Read Chapter 11 and complete Chapter 11 Questions. Homework: Study for Part 1 …

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Tuesday February 7

Freshman English: Goals: To demonstrate understanding of Chapters 1-6; To reflect on reading through poetry; to practice vocab 1. QW: So far, Which character is your favorite? Why? 2. Chapter 1-6 Quiz.  If absent, you need to make this up ASAP! 3. Found Poetry.  4. Make Flashcards for this week's Vocab.  Due tomorrow. Homework: Finish …

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Monday February 6

Freshman English: Goals: To understand this week's vocabulary words and definitions; to review last week's reading; to read chapters 5/6 of TKAM 1. QW: How do you think our society is divided? Explain. 2. TKAM Vocab #1.  If absent, get the vocab from a classmate. Quiz on Friday! 3. Read chapters 5/6 before tomorrow. Homework: …

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Friday February 3

Mrs. Peters Gone!  Enjoy the day with Ms. Knudsen Freshman English: Goals: To demonstrate understanding of ch. 2; to read chapters 3/4 1. QW: Record your initial reactions to chapters 1 and 2. What did you think? 2. Chapter 2 mini-quiz 3. Read chapters 3/4 in class.  Be prepared to discuss them on Monday! World …

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Thursday February 2

Freshman English: Goals: To reflect on yesterday's understandings in relation to the class text; to begin reading TKAM 1. QW: Based on yesterday's background info, do you think you'll like TKAM? Why or why not? 2. Read chapter 1 aloud 3. Read chapter 2 alone. There will be a quiz over chapter 2 tomorrow! Homework: …

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Wednesday February 1

Freshman English: Goals: To gain an understanding of the 1930s/1960s in preparation for To Kill a Mockingbird; to use visual images to analyze history 1. Quickwrite: What do you know about the 1930s and 1960s? If you know nothing, take some guesses about what was going on… 2. The Great Depression in Photographs.  View and …

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