Saturday, May 28, 2011

Final June Agenda(s): Three Weeks

May 31-June 3

TUESDAY

Introduction to Hiroshima

-K.W.L. notes

-statistics

-images

Reflection and freewrite

HW Read Chapter 1 and write 3Qs for Thursday

WEDNESDAY

SSR

Journal #____

THURSDAY

Begin Jennings’ documentary

-notes

Review Chapter 1

HW Read Chapter 2 and 3Qs for Monday

FRIDAY

Continue documentary

-reflect on who were the key players; how decisions were made; what factors were taken into consideration before the bomb was dropped

Excerpts from other bomb test-site footage

Review Chapter 1

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June 6-June 10

MONDAY

Chapter 2 Discussion

-discuss journalistic style and tone

SOAPSTone analysis

-subject

-overview

-audience

-purpose

-style

-tone

(how do Hersey’s choice of adjectives influence the reader’s perception of the survivor’s experience)

HW Read Chapter 3 and 3Qs for Thursday

TUESDAY

Review Chapters 2&3

-characterization

-structure

-point of view

WEDNESDAY

SSR

Journal #___

THURSDAY

Review Chapter 3

-population behavior

-“Obligations” handout

-military behavior (WWII)

-National Character Studies (WWII)

HW Finish Book and 3Qs for Mon/Tues AND conduct a parent interview due Mon/Tues

FRIDAY

“An Anniversary to Forget”

-marginalia

June 13-June15

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MONDAY/TUESDAY

Review Chapter 4

-reaction to the end

-Nuclear Worksheet

Persuasive Essay Style (synthesis-lite)

-authentic audience

-fallacies

-counterargument

-citing sources

(credibility, bias, integrating)

-paraphrasing vs. direct quotation

-signal phrases

-transitions

-format

HW Prepare for Final and Socratic Seminar

Excerpt from Kurosawa’s Dreams

WEDNESDAY

Prepare for the final

-outline essay

Fishbowl Socratic Seminar