September 2014 archive

Tuesday September 30

World History: 1. Continue watching Mulan and completing assisgnment Freshman English: Learning Target: Create sentences with enough context to demonstrate understanding of vocabulary; revise previous work to improve in quote selection 1. Sentence Review 2. Example paragraphs and discussion 3. Revision time for last week's paragraph on TMDG. Due tomorrow. Homework: Finish revising paragraph if …

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Monday September 29

World History: Learning Target: Analyze to what extent the movie Mulan represents confucian values 1. Fact or Fiction in Han China Mulanalysis 2. Watch Mulan Freshman English: Learning Target: Define this week's vocab words; analyze story elements in "The Sniper" and determine the author's purpose 1. sniper vocab 2. Read "The Sniper" and discuss questions …

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Friday September 26

World History: I can consider multiple views on female equality and use facts to support my own opinions. 1. Turn journals in. If absent, bring it Monday. 2. Current Events 3. QW: Have women reached true equality in the united states? Why or why not? 4. Read  women's equality 1  Women's equality-con. Class discussion/debate: Women's …

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Wednesday/Thursday September 24/25

World History: Learning Targets: I can summarize expectations and constrictions for women in ancient China; I can compare female roles in ancient china to roles in the U.S. 1. QW: Of the 4 religions we've talked about so far, which makes the most sense to you? Why? 2. women in ancient china Women In China …

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Tuesday September 23

World History: Learning Targets: I can explain the basic principles of Daoism and Confuscianism including the tradition beliefs and practices 1. QW: What do you believe are the most important values of the American people? What qualities do we tend to put above all others? Why did you pick the ones you did? 2. Daoism …

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Monday September 22

World History: Learning Targets: I can explain the basic principles of HInduism and Buddhism including how it formed and its purpose in society 1. QW: What motivates you to be a good person? What does it mean to be a "good person"? 2. World Religions Notes. This PPT is too big to upload to the …

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Friday September 19

World History: Learning Targets: I can identify important geographic features in India and China 1. Current Events 2. India and china map India-China Map directions Homework: Finish map if not done. Due Monday. Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can use this week's vocabulary correctly in a sentence; I can analyze a character's motivation/development in a …

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Thursday September 18

World History; Learning Targets: I can demonstrate my knowledge of the Neolithic Revolution, Mesopotamia, and Ancient Egypt; I can reflect upon my own religious beliefs and choices 1. Quiz.  If absent, you have ONE WEEK to make up this quiz. The last possible day to make it up is Friday Sept. 26. 2. 1 page …

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Wednesday September 17

World History: Learning Targets: I can summarize key beliefs of the Israelites; I can define monotheistic and polytheistic 1. QW: Do you believe people have the right to practice any religion they choose? Why or why not? 2. Go over Egypt questions from yesterday 3. View video clip below 4. Israelite Reading Questions Pgs Freshman …

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Tuesday September 16

World History: Learning Targets: I can compare and contrast Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt in terms of government and lifestyle; I can define the three kingdoms and explain their key characteristics 1. QW: What do you know about Ancient Egypt? What have you heard/seen in movies? what would you like to  know more about? 2. Ancient …

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