October 2015 archive

Friday October 30

Freshman English: 1. Turn in comic strips 2. Vocab Quiz. If absent, you have one week to make this up. 3. Read chapter 5 IAA World History: 1. Current Events 2. Continued work time for Middle Ages DBQ. If working at home, refer to the grading scale in your pink booklet and Structure of a …

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Wednesday October 28

Freshman English: Learning Target: See Assignment Sheet 1. Continued work time for AF comic strip Homework: Finish comic strip…due the beginning of class on Friday. World History: Learning Targets: Use historical documents to support a claim; employ active reading strategies to understand and analyze historical documents 1. 25 Minutes: Work on/finish DBQ Essay 2. Create …

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Monday October 26

Freshman English: Learning Targets: See assignment sheet 1. QW: Describe the human reactions to what's going on on Animal Farm. What are things that people in our society are concerned about today? 2. Discuss Chapter 4 3. Battle of the cowshed comic strip summary World History: Learning Targets: Identify key points and author's POV in …

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Friday October 23

Freshman English; Learning Target: Make allegorical connections between AF and RR; use critical thinking to identify key details/plot events in chapter 4 1. QW: Free Write…write anything you'd like. 2. Discuss chapter 3 3. Read chapter 4 with Ch 4 reading notes  Answer questions 1-10 on a blank page in your book World History/IAA Learning …

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Wednesday/Thursday October 21/22

Freshman English: Learning Targets: Use context to determine word meaning and demonstrate understanding of vocbulary; Use active reading strategies to interpret a text 1. QW: What do you predict is going to happen in chapter 3? 2. Vocab Quiz 3. Go over Af Vocab #2 and write sentences 4. Read chapter 3 and answer chapter …

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Tuesday October 20

Freshman English: Learning Targets: Prepare for and participate in discussion using text evidence to support ideas; Make allegorical connections between AF and the RR 1. QW: Initial reactions to the first two chapters? Like? Dislike? Connections you're making? 2. Graded Discussion: CHapters 1/2 3. Pop Quiz! Chapters 1/2  If absent, you must make this up …

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Monday October 19

Freshman English: Learning Targets: Use active reading strategies to understand a text; make allegorical connections between AF and the RR 1. QW: What is an idea/person you'd be willing to fight for? Why is this important enough to you? What would you be willing to do? 2. Read chapter 1 of AF together 3. Read …

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Friday October 16

Freshman English: Learning Targets: Use active reading strategies to understand a non-fiction text; participate in discussion using ideas/evidence from the text to support ideas 1. QW: What manners do we expect people to have in our society? Which manners can you think of that are often ignored? What makes people rude? 2. Read "Good Morning …

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Thursday October 15

Freshman English: Learning Targets: See assignment sheet 1. QW: What are things people do to gain power? Why do some find it so important to have power? Do you? 2. Animal Farm Introductory Research IAA World History: Learning Targets: See Assignment Sheet 1. Religion Final Project  Work Time World History: Learning Targets: Consider experiences/opinions of …

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Wednesday October 13

Freshman English: 1. QW: What factors affect the kind of adult people become? What kind of adult do you think you'll be? 2. Finish "Hitler and Stalin: Roots of Evil" 3. Discuss movie questions World History: Learning Targets: Analyze multiple viewpoints in the media in order to draw a conclusion about a topic 1. QW: …

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