Sunday, January 26, 2014

Weekly Agenda 1.27-1.31

HIROSHIMA by John Hersey

MONDAY
Share out Parent Interviews; draw conclusions about general publics lack of knowledge regarding atomic warfare.
"Obligations" Handout from Ruth Benedict's National Character Ethnography Chrysanthemum
-Military Behavior and National Character Studies
--read excerpts and write marginalia
--marginalia read around: swap and respond to peers
HW Read Chapter 3 for Thursday.  

TUESDAY
Review Chapters 1 and 2
-3Q Discussion
-characterization
-timeline
-e·ti·ol·o·gy
ˌētēˈäləjē/
noun
  1. 1.
    MEDICINE
    the cause, set of causes, or manner of causation of a disease or condition.
    "a disease of unknown etiology"


More footage, bomb test sites, etc.
-insight into scope and implications of testing
HW See reading schedule

WEDNESDAY
SSR  #4

THURSDAY and FRIDAY
Continue SOAPSTone
Review effects of 3 stages of radiation (pp76-77)

Group Research Newspaper
Students will be assigned to groups of 5.  Each member will have a topic to research and write a journalistic style article.  Some members will also be responsible for layout and visuals.
-include period advertisements (either hand drawn or printed).
-determine topic
-determine subtopics
HW See Reading Schedule: AND, bring research materials MONDAY.