April 2016 archive

Friday April 29

Freshman English: Learning Targets: Analyze character behavior to determine key character traits; determine the symbolism of the mockingbird 1. QW: Who is your favorite character in TKAM and why? Who do you dislike? 2. Check vocab 3.. Group discussion of reading questions 4. Vocab 25-31 (only 6 words) IAA World History: Learning Targets: Identify key …

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Thursday April 28

Freshman English: 1. Quick review of trial 2. Read chapters 22/23/24 and answer questions in green booklet on separate sheet of paper. Homework: Finish reading and questions if not done IAA World History: 1. Read chapter 4 of Elie Wiesel – Night FULL TEXT 2. FIELD TRIP!!! Alternate Assignment: Watch this video about the KinderTransport. Take …

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Tuesday April 26

Freshman English: Learning Targets: Identify plot details that create suspense and conflict; analyze events in a story to draw a conclusion 1. QW: What are some key details you learned about the "crime" from the testimonies yesterday? 2. Read chapters 19 and 20 while filling in court reporter sheet IAA World History: Learning Targets: Identify …

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Monday April 25

Freshman English: Learning Targets: Analyze arguments in a trial to identify inconsistencies; use active reading strategies to understand a complicated text 1. QW: What kind of juror would you be? Do you have any bias that would affect your ability to be fair? Do you have any beliefs that would impact your performance? 2. Check …

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Friday April 22

Freshman English: Learning Targets: Define new vocabulary; construct sentences with context that demonstrate meaning of word 1. QW: Describe what a courtroom/trial looks like. 2. Vocabulary for chapters 17-20 Homework: Finish vocab for Monday IAA World History: 1. Holocuast slide show 2. Dove Creation Activity World History: Learning Targets: View film to gain basic info …

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Wednesday/Thursday April 20/21

Freshman English: 1. In Lab 200 to finish and print annotated bibliographies Homework: Finish bibliography and print if not done. DUE TOMORROW IAA World History: 1. In library to continue work on DBQ. Homework: Finish DBQ and print. Due Tuesday 4/26 World History: Learning Targets: Discuss prior knowledge of the Holocaust; view images to gain …

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Structure of a DBQ Essay

Structure of a DBQ Essay

Tuesday April 19

Freshman English: 1. Annotated Bibliography Work Time. (More time tomorrow) IAA World History: Learning Targets: Use historical documents to analyze a historical decisions and support a thesis 1. QW: When it comes to DBQs, what are you good at? What do you need to improve on? Why? 2. Atomic Bomb DBQ explanation and work time …

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Monday April 18

Freshman English: Learning Targets: Follow MLA format to correctly format and cite sources; gain understanding of a famous trial in the US to better understand the trial of Tom Robinson 1. QW: Which trial did you choose and why? What do you hope to get done today? 2. Annotated Bibliography work time Homework: Finish at …

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Thursday April 14

Freshman English: 1. QW: Atticus once said "We're fighting our friends. But remember, no matter what happens, they're still our friends and this is still our home." How are we seeing them fight their friends so far? 2. Small groups discussion of chapter 15 3. Read chapter 16 IAA World History: 1. The Course of …

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