February 2016 archive

Friday February 26

Freshman English: 1. R&J Jeopardy Review. Homework: Prep for Test!!! IAA World History: 1. Current Events 2. Choices Imperialism in Africa  Read pages 16-26 to answer study guide II questions in packet World History: 1. QW 2. Stamp and go over Congo Questions 3. Go over Parliament Debate directions and work in groups Choices Imperialism …

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Thursday February 25

Freshman English: 1. QW: Reactions to the end of the play? Explain what you liked/disliked and why. 2. Discuss Act V 3. Teacher Rap of R&J 4. Watch Act V 5. Go over study guide and study if time IAA World History: Learning Targets: Identify causes/details/effects of British imperialism in China; Compare pros/cons for the colonizer …

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Wednesday February 24

Freshman English: Learning Targets: Utilize active reading strategies to decode and understand Shakespearean language 1. QW: On a scale of 1-10 (10 being AWESOME), rate yourself on how well you read and understand Shakespeare. Explain why you gave the rating. 2. Act V Individual Reading   World History: 1. QW: What is progress? How do …

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Tuesday February 23

Freshman English: Learning Targets: Identify plot details that compose ACT V in the Arc of Tragedy; Demonstrate strategies to decode/understand Shakespearan language individually 1. QW: Discuss what could happen if Friar's plan works. If it doesn't work? What could go wrong? 2. Discuss Act IV and watch movie 3. Arc of Tragedy Act V Notes …

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Friday February 19

Freshman English: 1. Small Group Reading of Act IV IAA World History: Learning Target: Demonstrate understanding of the details/effects of the Industrial Revolution 1. Current Events 2. Industrial Revolution Quiz HOMEWORK: Imperialism Book Questions. Due Tuesday. World History: Learning Targets: Determine motives for and effects of English imperialism in China. 1. QW: How does drug …

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Thursday February 18

Freshman English: Learning Targets: Use close reading strategies to decode and understand key plot points in Act III; Work collaboratively to dissect and analyze ACT IV 1. Act III guided reading 2. Begin Group Reading of Act IV if time. World History: Learning Targets: Understand motives behind Imperialism 1. QW: What is a "motive"? What …

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Wednesday February 17

Freshman English: Learning Targets: Identify the "reversal of fortune" in Act III; use active reading strategies to decode and analyze a complicated text 1. QW: What are some options that Romeo and Juliet have to handle their current problems? What could they do to be together? 2. Finish reading Act III 3. Act III guided …

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Tuesday February 16

Freshman English: Learning Targets: Identify plot details that are commonly seen in Act III of the Arc of Tragedy; analyze Act III for conflict and characterization 1. QW: How was your weekend? What did you do? 2. Finish watching Act III 3. Act III Arc of Tragedy Notes 4. Begin Reading Act III IAA/World History: …

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Tuesday February 16

Freshman English: Learning Targets: identify important plot details in Act III; determine defining characteristics of Act III in the Arc of Tragedy 1. Finish watching Act III 2. Arc of Tragedy notes. If absent, get from a classmate 3. Begin Reading Act III IAA World History: Learning Targets: Understand the problems that arose in cities …

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Friday February 12

Freshman English: Learning Targets: Demonstrate understanding of characters and plot details in Act II 1. QW: What do you think is coming in Act III? 2. Act II Quiz 3. Watch Act III IAA World History: Learning Targets: Determine differences between the Cottage/Factory systems of production 1. Go over book ?s 2. Paper Airplane Cottage …

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