January 2014 archive

Thursday January 30

Freshman English: Learning Target: I can explain key events that affected civil rights movement. 1. QW: What do you think causes people to be racist? 2. Emmett Till song and discussion 3. 1960s Jigsaw Topics  Have each group member read one topic and take notes, then share info with the rest of the group so …

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Wednesday January 29

Freshman English: Learning Target: Explain the causes and living conditions of the Great Depression. 1. QW: 2. The Great Depression in Photographs Photo Analysis 3. Short Video clip World HIstory: Learning Targets: research information about the life and contributions of one key enlightenment thinker 1. In Computer Lab to research assigned person. Complete research chart …

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Tuesday January 28

Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can identify important characters in TKAM 1. QW: What do you know about racism? The Great Depression? The Civil Rights Movement? The south? Write anything and everything you know. 2. Late passes for 2nd semester. IF absent, see me for these. 3. Notes on To Kill A Mockingbird. If absent, …

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Final Reflection Questions

Freshman English Semester 1 Reflection World History Final Semester 1

Friday January 17

Freshman English: Learning Target: I can present my poem in a way that demonstrates an understanding of content and tone. 1. Draw numbers to determine presentation order for Tuesday. 2. Small group presentations with feedback. 3. Semester 1 Final Study Guide World History: Learning Targets: I can demonstrate an understanding of basic facts from different topics …

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Thursday January 16

Freshman English: Learning Target: I can use the TPCASTT method to analyze and understand a poem 1. QW: What is your poem about? Which emotions are you planning to express in your performance and how will you express them? 2. TPCASTT Quiz.  If absent, you need to make this up ASAP. If not done by …

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Wednesday January 15

Freshman English: Learning Target: I can use nonverbal behaviors to communicate tone; I can use the TPCASTT method to analyze and understand a poem. 1. QW: How is your memorization going? How are you feeling about your quiz tomorrow and POL next Tuesday? 2. Non-verbal behavior practice. 3. Discuss "Southbound on the Freeway" 4. TPCASTT …

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Tuesday January 14

Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can use the TPCASTT method to analyze a poem; I can identify important tones and techniques used in poetry performances. 1. QW 2. Wall Talk and group practice time 3. Discuss "a song in the front yard" and watch example performances 4. I AM Poem  Due Tomorrow. 5. Read Southbound-On-The-Freeway …

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Monday January 13

Freshman English: Learning Target: I can use the TPCASTT method to help me understand a poem 1. Wall Talk 2. Group poem practice 3. TPCASTT song in front yard  Tape this into your journal and TPCASTT it for class tomorrow Homework: Practice poem and finish TPCASTT of "a song in the front yard" World History: …

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Friday January 10

Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can identify tones within a poem and determine how to clearly express those tones. 1. Figurative Language Quiz. If absent, you need to make this up ASAP so you can get feedback before the next quiz next week! 2. Peters' performance and critique 3. Discuss tone and complete a tone …

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