March 2014 archive

Monday March 31

Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can use film to garner understanding of the play's setting, characters, and primary conflicts 1. QW: How did you Shakespeare assignment go on Friday? What was easy? What was challenging? 2. Hand-out text and discuss format 3. View Act I World History: Learning Targets: I can incorporate information from primary …

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Freshman English: March 27

Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can identify techniques that Shakespeare used in his writing; I can define Iambic Pentameter 1. Shakespearean Grammar Practice  Take notes on the different techniques in your journal. You don't need to write down all the examples, but do LOOK at them and THINK about them.

World History: March 25/26/27

Tuesday: 1. World War 1 Book Assignment Wednesday/Thursday 1. Important Pre-WWI Factors  Open Powerpoint and take notes in journal  

Freshman English: March 26

Sorry! I've fallen behind! Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can define the time period of Shakespeare's life and works; I can explain why we still read Shakespeare; I can decode (to some extent) Shakespeare's language 1. Scroll through Prezi and take notes on important info in journal

Friday March 21

Freshman English: 1. In Lab to type final essay draft. Final Due MONDAY!  (Remember: no essay=no movie AND it will be counted late.) Homework: Do whatever you have to do to get your essay finished, typed, edited, and printed by the start of class on Monday. World History: 1. QW: How was your HSPE testing? …

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Wednesday/Thursday March 19/20

Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can make meaningful revisions based on feedback; I can craft a conclusion that is meaningful without being repetitive 1. Gettin’ Our Essay On!  Scroll through for info and examples of conclusions. 2. Work Time for Rough Draft. Homework: Finish rough draft! We will be in Lab 206 on Friday to …

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Monday/Tuesday March 17/18

Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can make meaningful revisions based on feedback; I can craft an introduction that contains a hook, synopsis, and thesis 1. Gettin’ Our Essay On! 2. Essay Work Time. (Yes, you do have to complete/turn in a rough draft!) Homework: You will only have one other day in class to work …

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Friday March 14

Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can demonstrate understanding of important events, details, characters and passages from TKAM 1. QW: we're 1/3 done with the semester. Do some thinking about your grade: Is it what you want it to be? If not, why? If so, why? 2. TKAM Final Test.  If absent, you have 1 week, …

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Thursday March 13

Freshman English: Learning Target: I can recall details from the book and use critical thinking to demonstrate my understanding of the text 1. TKAM Study Guide  Due Tomorrow. Homework: Finish the study guide so you are ready to turn it in and take your final test tomorrow. World History: Learning Targets: I can identify the …

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Wednesday March 12

Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can identify and discuss the resolution of TKAM; I can craft a quality analysis paragraph with all 4 required parts 1. QW: Reactions to the book now that we are done reading? 2. Discuss: The End 3. Analysis paragraph on the prompt below: In the final chapters of the book, …

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