February 2014 archive

Friday February 28

Mrs. Peters Out!  Be good to Mrs. Krestalude! Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can define this week's vocab words; I can use those words in quality sentences that demonstrate my understanding of the definitions 1. Vocab List 3  Paste this into your journal, look up all definitions, and write them on this sheet. 2. Make …

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Thursday February 27

Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can use active reading strategies to make sense of a text 1. QW: What do you know about court trials? How do they work? Which groups are usually involved? 2. Read chapters 17 and 18 while filling out the Trial handout Homework: Finish reading 17/18 and fill out as much …

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Tuesday February 25

Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can define "Diffusion of Responsibility"; I can apply this definition to the events in Chapter 15 1. Diffusion of responsibility 2. Read chapter 15 out loud 3. Close reading of chapter 15.  See me upon return for this packet. World History: Learning Target: I can "mine" a text for key …

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Wednesday February 26

Freshman english: Learning Targets: I can make inferences that are not overtly stated; I can use active reading strategies to understand a text 1. Finish chapter 15 close reading assignment. Due by end of period. 2. Read chapter 16 Homework: Finish chapter 16 World History: Learning Target: I can analyze historical situations to determine the …

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Monday February 24

Freshman english: Learning Targets: I can demonstrate understanding of word definitions by using context to place words appropriately; I can identify a theme and determine how it is shaped by specific details. 1. Qw: How was your weekend? 2. Vocabulary quiz. If absent, you have until next Monday to make this up! 3. Analysis paragraph. …

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Vocabulary HELP!

Unfathomable: Adjective Perpetrate: Verb Inordinately: Adverb Ingenuous: Adjective Obstreperous: Adjective Feeble: Adjective Inconspicuous: Adjective Ruthless: Adjective Wrathful: Adjective Appalling: Adjective Clad: Adjective Forthright: Adjective Denunciation: Noun Garish: Adjective Practice Sentences: Use these example sentences to help you prepare for your quiz! Do your best to place the words correctly and look up any words you …

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Friday February 21

Freshman English: Learning Target: I can demonstrate my understanding of characters and details in chapters 1-12 1. Quiz: Chapters 1-12 2. Read chapters 13/14 in preparation for Monday's assignment Homework: Finish reading World History: 1. QW: Where do America's natural resources (Oil, natural gas, precious jems, etc.) come from? What do you expect to happen …

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World History: Current Event Scoring Scale

Current Event Grading Scale

Thursday February 20

Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can engage in meaningful discussion with classmates by asking questions, responding, and staying on topic; I can analyze a quote to determine its importance and draw inferences 1. Small Group Discussions with 10-12 quotation analysis.  If absent, complete this worksheet on your own and turn in. 2. QW: Make some …

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Wednesday February 19

Freshman English: Learning Target: I can use active reading strategies to help me understand a text; I can write quality discussion questions that require text evidence 1. Read chapters 11 and 12.  Write one discussion question for each chapter World History: Learning Targets: I can explain the effects Industrial Revolution had on society/lifestyle 1. QW: …

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