September 2016 archive

IAA World History 9/29/16

IAA World History: Art in Buddhism and Hinduism

Wednesday/Thursday September 28/29

Freshman English: Learning Targets: See assignment sheet 1. QW: What do you picture the island in the story to look like? 2. Map of Shiptrap Island. Go over assignment/scale and work time World HIstory; Learning Targets: Analyze to what extent "Mulan" serves as a historical document of Ancient China and Confuscian values. 1. QW: What …

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Tuesday September 27

Freshman English: Learning Targets: Use active reading strategies to understand and analyze a text 1. QW: Recap the story so far. What's happened? Who are the characters? 2. Finish reading TMDG 3. Quick discussion: So…what happened? World History; Learning Targets: Understand and analyze the customs of other countries that revolve around the concept of beauty; …

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Monday September 26

Freshman English: Learning Targets: Use active reading strategies to understand a text; consider and reflect on personal views of hunting 1. QW: WHat are your personal views on hunting? Why? 2. dangerous game agree or disagree  Choose 5 statements. For each one, write 2 sentences in your journal describing why you agree or disagree. 3. …

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Friday September 23

Freshman English: Learning Targets: Demonstrate understanding of symbolism, character development, and plot details in "The Yellow Wallpaper" 1. TYW Quiz.  If absent, you have until 9/30/16 to make up this quiz 2. Video clips of TYW and work time for book cover Homework: Finish book cover if needed IAA World HIstory: Learning Targets: Demonstrate understanding …

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Thursday September 22

Freshman English: Slideshow for today's class World History: Learning Targets: Define vocabulary related to Hinduism; identify key components of this religion and its historical significance to the development of India 1. QW: What motivates you to be a good person? What would you like people to say about you after you die (a LONG TIME …

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Wednesday September 21

Freshman English: Learning Targets: Identify differences between "telling" and "showing" text evidence; Select text evidence that "shows" a claim and explain connection 1. QW: How did you feel about the analytical paragraph you wrote last week? Good? Bad? Why? 2.

Tuesday September 20

Freshman English: Learning Targets: Participate in discussion by sharing ideas and responding to classmates; use textual evidence to support ideas and inferences 1. QW: Recap the story: what happened? 2. In class discussion. If absent, write out detailed responses to the discussion questions for this story in your packet. World History; Learning Targets: Demonstrate understanding …

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Monday September 19

Freshman English: Learning Targets: Use active reading strategies to understand a text; Consider narrator, purpose, and symbolism in literature 1. QW: Describe a life experience that has helped make you who you are. 2. Listen to "The Yellow Wallpaper" while reading along 3. Quiet work time: Answer the questions in your packet for this story. IAA …

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Friday September 16

Freshman English: Learning Targets: Demonstrate understanding of literary elements and important events in AMCH; Use context to demonstrate understanding of vocabulary words 1. QW: Free write Friday! Write anything you want as long as it's 6 sentences. 2. AMCH Quiz. If absent, you have until next Friday to make this up. 3. For each vocab …

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