December 2012 archive

Friday December 14

Freshman English: 1. In Lab 503 typing "I Believe" statements.  Due at the end of the period, finished or not. HOMEWORK: Read your choice book and do the extra credit if you want to!!!  Have a wonderful break World History: 1. Finish map of Africa…due today.  If absent yesterday, you MUST take your quiz today. …

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Winter Break Extra Credit Option (English Only)

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Over break, you have the opportunity to earn 40 points of extra credit. For some of you, this could significantly help your grade.  There is no guarantee that you will earn the maximum number of points…the score you earn will be based on the quality and depth of your work. TASK:  Create a mini-poster based …

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Wednesday December 12

Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can demonstrate my understanding of Anthem by answering questions related to the book's characters, plot, and theme. 1. QW: What are your overall impressions of Anthem? Worth reading? What did it make you think about? 2. Anthem Test.  (If you are absent today, you will take it tomorrow. If you …

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Tuesday December 11

Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can read for understanding by identifying key information in the text. 1. QW: How do you feel about your name? How did you get your name? If you could choose, would you change it? 2. Finish reading Anthem 3. Individual review for tomorrow's test Homework: Get choice book by Thursday!!! …

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Monday December 10

Freshman English: Learning Target: I can read for understanding by identifying key details in the text 1. QW: 2. Discuss chapters 2/3 3. Read chapters 4/5/6 aloud 4. reflection in journal Homework: Get choice book by Thursday!!! World History: 1. QW: What do you think are the long term effects when children are taken away from …

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Friday December 7

Freshman English: Learning Target: I can identify passages that give key information and create questions. 1. QW: How do you think your brochure turned out? How much effort did you put in? Was it easy? Hard? If you didn't do it…WHY? 2. Finish yesterday's paragraph 3. Read Chapters 2/3 with reading targets. You will need …

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Thursday December 6

Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can participate in discussion to enhance my understanding of a text; I can write a clear and concise context to improve my analysis paragraph. 1. QW: How would you feel if you lived in the Anthem society? What stood out to you the most about the world Equality 7-2521 lives …

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Wednesday December 5

Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can select passages from a text to support my opinions and answer questions. 1. QW: How do we decide which rules to follow and which rules to break? Describe a time when you have broken a rule. 2. Check out Anthem books 3. Read chapter 1 aloud.  4. Complete chapter …

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Tuesday December 4

Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can explain the difference between a Utopia and a Dystopia and identify defining characteristics of each type of society. 1. QW: Thinking about what makes you who you are, which characteristics/traits/people etc. would be hardest for you to give up? Explain why. 2. Anthem Book Talk 3. Utopia/Dystopia brainstorm and …

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Monday December 3

Freshman English: 1. In lab to work on 6 week book project. Remember it is due on Friday! No late projects will be accepted. World History: Learning Target: I can explain the effects geography has had on the development of different civilizations; I can identify the 3 main causes of European exploration 1. Finish GGS …

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