November 2012 archive

Friday November 30

Freshman English: Learning Target: I can use feedback to revise and improve past work and to influence future work; I can construct a final draft of my essay using correct MLA Format Periods 2 & 4: In computer lab typing final essay. Essay due Monday!!! Period 3: 1. QW: Reflect on your progress towards the …

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Wednesday November 28

Freshman English: Learning Target: I can create body paragraphs with quality topic sentences, context, quotes, and analyses; I understand the purpose of the conclusion paragraph and can use that understanding to construct a quality conclusion. 1. QW: What is the job of the conclusion paragraph? What do you think makes this paragraph good? What might …

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Tuesday November 27

Freshman English: Learning Target: I can create body paragraphs with quality topic sentences, context, quotes, and analyses 1. Essay work time. Work to complete all 3 body paragraphs today. Tomorrow we will focus on the conclusion and revision Homework: Finish body paragraphs if not done. Remember to bring your choice book to class. World History: Learning …

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6 Week Book Project #2

Remember: Your 6 Week Book Project is Due on Friday December 7th!!! Be sure that you are reading your book and are prepared to work in the computer lab on December 3rd.  If you have lost the guidelines for this project, click on the link below to print off a new assignment sheet.  This is …

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Monday November 26

Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can create an inviting and relevant hook to begin my essay; I can craft an introduction with a hook, synopsis, and thesis. 1. QW: How was your Thanksgiving Break? What did you do? 2. Go over 2012 AF essay 3. Introduction Hooks 4. Essay work time World History: Learning Target: …

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Monday November 19

Freshman English: Learning Target: I can recall facts about Animal Farm in order to recognize differences between the novella and the film. 1. QW: Make some guesses as to what might be different in the film. Try to remember important parts of the novella, and think of how/why they might be changed. 2. Begin watching …

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Wednesday November 14

Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can participate in academic discussion to further understand a text; I can read for understanding by pulling key details from a text 1. QW: 2. Discuss Chapter 9 3. Read Chapter 10 together and discuss 4. TS/Cx/Q/A paragraph on this prompt: In chapter 10, the pigs make their final transition …

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Monday November 13

Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can reflect upon my own learning and evaluate past work to improve future performance; I can read for understanding by pulling key details from a text 1. QW: How did your propaganda project go? Did you find it easy, hard, interesting? Explain 2. Turn in Propaganda Booklets.  If not done, …

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Friday November 9

Freshman English: Learning Target: I can analyze the tactics used, the overt messages, and the implied messages in modern advertising 1. Propaganda Project work day!  If you need to see an example paragraph….sample paragraph Homework:  Finish your propaganda project. This is due first thing Tuesday!!! World History: Learning Target: I can compare information from the movie …

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Thursday November 8

Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can analyze the tactics used, overt messages, and implied messages in modern propaganda. 1. QW: First slide in PPT below 2. Finish reading Chapter 8 if needed 3. notes on propaganda in journal 4. Go over Propaganda Portfolio Instructions 2011 World History: Learning Targets: I can evaluate the accuracy of a …

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